• Kane Williamson named 12th man as Pakistan dominate Champions Trophy team
Kane Williamson named 12th man as Pakistan dominate Champions Trophy team

But Pakistan batsman Hafeez said his teammates vowed to stick together despite the avalanche of criticism and they reaped the rewards in memorable fashion on Sunday. The side was selected by a jury of cricket experts, which included former captains Michael Atherton of England, India's Sourav Ganguly, Ramiz Raja of Pakistan as well as Lawrence Booth...

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  • Kumble steps down as India coach
Kumble steps down as India coach

CAC has been given the responsibility of selecting new coach for team India and is likely to make a decision soon. Prior to India's opening match against Pakistan in the Champions Trophy, there were rumours galore were that he and Virat Kohli had a fallout which the captain later rubbished.

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  • Maradona prefers Messi, but dubs Ronaldo 'incredible'
Maradona prefers Messi, but dubs Ronaldo 'incredible'

You can't compare them. During most of Maradona's career, the trophy was only open to European players at European clubs. As a '4′ [right-back], Cafu and Maicon were good. "He makes me think of Gabriel Batistuta ", the Argentina striker who starred at three World Cup finals. "A sportsman like this can't be an example for youngsters".

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup
Federation Internationale de Football Association warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup

Michael Boxall gave the Russians the lead with a first-half own goal, whilst Fedor Smolov scored the second from close range after the break. Nearly 25 minutes into the second half, Russian forward Fedor Smolov cannoned another goal for his team after having received a flawless assist from Alexander Samedov.

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  • NBA Draft Rumors: Paul George, Jimmy Butler Trades?
NBA Draft Rumors: Paul George, Jimmy Butler Trades?

ESPN's Zach Lowe reported that the Pacers would most likely move quickly on a trade for George , so the Lakers don't have much time to figure it out. Fans of the old "Patty Duke Show", in which lookalike teenagers caused all kinds of mistaken-identity mischief, will recognize what's happening with Paul George and the Lakers .

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  • Atlanta Hawks trade Dwight Howard to Charlotte
Atlanta Hawks trade Dwight Howard to Charlotte

All it took was one year for the Atlanta Hawks to decide Dwight Howard needed to move on. The deal will send Howard and the 31st pick in the NBA Draft to Charlotte in exchange for Miles Plumlee , Marco Belinelli and the 41st pick in the NBA Draft.

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  • Ronaldo set for July court date in tax fraud case
Ronaldo set for July court date in tax fraud case

Among the clubs reported to be interested in Ronaldo is former club Manchester United for a fee that could hit €200m, with a possible get-out clause of €1bn. "In recent days, no one has made an offer for any of our players and we haven't made any offers". The state prosecutor based the accusations on information provided by Spain's Tax Offi...

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  • Perez mum on rumours Ronaldo wants to leave Madrid
Perez mum on rumours Ronaldo wants to leave Madrid

Ronaldo was livid over being singled out for disproportionate treatment after the Spanish prosecutors accused him of defrauding the authorities of €14.7m (£12.8m). "We have not received any offers for Cristiano, Morata or James as some media have stated", Perez told Onda Cero . Real Madrid was not immediately available for comment on the a...

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  • Real president Perez 'not contemplating' Ronaldo departure
Real president Perez 'not contemplating' Ronaldo departure

Re-elected Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has described the uncertainty surrounding Cristiano Ronaldo's future as "very strange". There is still a chance that Perez could comment on Ronaldo's situation on Monday evening during an interview he is scheduled to conduct with Spanish radio station Onda Cero .

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  • Danilo: Every mistake at Real Madrid goes viral
Danilo: Every mistake at Real Madrid goes viral

To run for Real Madrid's presidency, candidates must have been a member of the club for 20 years and show they have at least Euro 75 million in a Spanish bank. Bale's 2016/17 campaign was undermined by two serious injuries which ruled him out of action for a total of three months combined, the second of which saw him miss on a starting place in...

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  • Pakistan can upset any team on their day, says Virat Kohli
Pakistan can upset any team on their day, says Virat Kohli

Pakistan's Fakhar Zaman was picked as Dhawan s opening partner after he aggregated 252 runs in four matches at a strike-rate of 113, following scores of 31 against South Africa, 50 against Sri Lanka , 57 against England in the semi- final and 114 against India in the final.

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  • Robert Kraft Spearheads International Efforts To Improve NFL Concussion Research
Robert Kraft Spearheads International Efforts To Improve NFL Concussion Research

We both understood the importance of Jerusalem and the importance of advancing sports in our city. "It's an wonderful sight to see". "The Good Lord let us win this year as well". "I know how important this is for him", Goodell told the Post. New England fans are sure to give him a warm welcome. In this June 15, 2017, photo, former NFL player J...

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  • Back-to-back Alaska fatal black bear maulings seen as flukes
Back-to-back Alaska fatal black bear maulings seen as flukes

At the bottom of the trail, another teen came sprinting toward race officials, saying they saw a bear circling the boy in thick brush. A Chugach State Park Ranger was able to shoot the bear, but the wounded animal ran off. Cooper was pronounced dead on the scene Sunday afternoon, local media reported, and his body was airlifted out of the park. ...

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  • Redskins owner says he's thrilled with ruling
Redskins owner says he's thrilled with ruling

UCLA School of Law's Supreme Court Clinic was behind a big free speech victory on June 19, when the U.S. Supreme Court held that a federal law prohibiting disparaging trademarks violates the First Amendment . The Slants had been denied trademark protection for their name under the Lanham Act. In that event, it would fall to National Footbal...

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  • Switzerland's Bacsinszky Reaches Women's Semi-Finals On A Rainy Day
Switzerland's Bacsinszky Reaches Women's Semi-Finals On A Rainy Day

Wozniacki streaked into the lead on a sun-baked Philippe Chatrier court, running away with the first set as 2009 champion Kuznetsova struggled with her range. Wozniacki has won five of her last seven matches on clay court. I was happy for her that she was in the semi-final, as well-and that we are sharing the same birthday.

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  • Ostapenko powers into French Open final
Ostapenko powers into French Open final

Halep's hopes of reaching a second French Open final, having lost to Maria Sharapova in 2014, looked over when she trailed by a set and 5-1 in her quarter-final against Elina Svitolina. Halep earned a spot in the semifinals against the second-seeded Karolina Pliskova . But the Latvian took the challenge to Bacsinszky with her aggression, nippin...

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  • Lions lifted by positive impact of Conor Murray and Owen Farrell
Lions lifted by positive impact of Conor Murray and Owen Farrell

Not only from penalties but Farrell's range meant the Lions were able to frustrate the Crusaders time and time again as they struggled to get out of their half in the first 40 minutes. From the despondency of the Blues defeat to the elation of the Crusaders victory, a rollercoaster of emotion has been enjoyed and endured by the Lions and th...

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  • Aron Baynes declines his Pistons player option
Aron Baynes declines his Pistons player option

It was considered a bit of a stretch when the Detroit Pistons gave Aron Baynes a three-year deal approaching $20 million when they signed him two summers ago. The Baynes season has been disappointing, averaging five points and four rebounds in 15 minutes, but should be able to get an offer that exceeds the player's option to which he was entitl...

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  • Marc-Andre Fleury among players left unprotected for NHL expansion draft
Marc-Andre Fleury among players left unprotected for NHL expansion draft

Louis minimized risk of watching a key contributor walk out the door as a member of the newly formed Vegas Golden Knights come Wednesday night, when the expansion draft takes place. "This has worked out very well for the Vegas Golden Knights and we expect to put a good, entertaining club on the ice", McPhee said . McPhee provided some fascinat...

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  • England will not give Aussies easy ride, says Buttler
England will not give Aussies easy ride, says Buttler

While victory all but assures England top spot in Group A and a place in the first semi-final in Cardiff on 14 June, New Zealand are left to scrap with Bangladesh and Australia to join the pre-tournament favourites in the knock-out stage.

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  • Herculean LeBron effort not enough for Cavs
Herculean LeBron effort not enough for Cavs

Cleveland led by six with three minutes left before Golden State closed on an 11-0 run. "That was liberating right there", Durant said of his dramatic 3-pointer that lifted the Warriors ahead to stay. "They're a great team, but I think we're a great team also". If they win Game 4 in Cleveland on Friday, they'll become the first team in Nat...

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  • Tony DiCicco, coach of Women's World Cup champs, dies at 68
Tony DiCicco, coach of Women's World Cup champs, dies at 68

DiCicco, who died Monday night of undisclosed reasons, was the most successful coach in USA women's national team history, going 103-8-8 from 1994-1999. In 2001, he was chief operating officer for the Women's United Soccer Association (WUSA), which played from 2001 to 2003. He was the league's commissioner in 2002 and 2003.

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  • OJ Simpson getting July 20 parole hearing date in Nevada
OJ Simpson getting July 20 parole hearing date in Nevada

He is now serving time for attempting to steal Simpson sports memorabilia in an armed robbery in 2007. He was found guilty and sentenced to 33 years in prison. Former NFL great and exonerated murderer O.J. Simpson may be breathing free air sooner rather than later. "If he wasn't O.J. Simpson, his chances would be quite good", said Abrams.

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  • Portugal sidesteps Ronaldo's legal woes at Confed Cup
Portugal sidesteps Ronaldo's legal woes at Confed Cup

Last week, a Spanish state prosecutor accused Ronaldo of defrauding Spain's tax office of 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million) in unpaid taxes. The four-time Ballon d'Or victor has protested his innocence and threatened to leave Real over the matter.

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  • Golfers seem to give good reviews to US Open at Erin Hills
Golfers seem to give good reviews to US Open at Erin Hills

The fast-moving Koepka captured the 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open but despite often putting himself in contention, the wins did not continue to flow and from 21 top-10 finishes on the US -based tour, he only had the one victory. His round of 66 was over almost 90 minutes before Koepka strolled to the 18th green, with the tournament all but wra...

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  • Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor boxing match set for Aug. 26
Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor boxing match set for Aug. 26

Unbeaten boxer Floyd Mayweather will fight UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor in a much-discussed boxing match on august 26 in Las Vegas , a well-placed source told Yahoo Sports on Wednesday. Mayweather will come off a two-year retirement in a bout that McGregor has been pushing for almost that long. The fight is expected t...

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  • Koepka's trip around the world leads to major title at home
Koepka's trip around the world leads to major title at home

Open trophy by his side. He came into the U.S. Open with one Ryder Cup appearance under his belt, and three top-five finishes in majors. The 27-year-old from Florida fired a five-under-par final round 67 to finish on 16 under for the tournament following a tense duel with compatriot Brian Harman that was settled on the home stretch at the rural Wi...

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  • Louisville builds big lead, holds off Aggies for 8-4 CWS win
Louisville builds big lead, holds off Aggies for 8-4 CWS win

Another big hit for Oregon State from Trevor Larnach. Byrne worked out of two mini jams and earned his 17th save. Eric Walker (8-1) will start for LSU against Bryce Fehmel (5-2). Drafted in the second round by Toronto in 2015, Singer has been one of the best pitchers in the Southeastern Conference, leading the league in innings while featuring a 97...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo summoned for July 31 tax hearing
Cristiano Ronaldo summoned for July 31 tax hearing

He denies the accusations and is threatening to leave Spain. The prosecutor said last Tuesday that there was evidence that Ronaldo used a shell company in the Virgin Islands to hide the money he made from image rights. A young German side missing an array of big stars were still too good for the Australians as the world champions trumped the Socc...

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  • Kohli, Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar in Team of ICC Champions Trophy
Kohli, Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar in Team of ICC Champions Trophy

The last time Pakistani openers scored more than 100 runs prior to the fall of the first wicket in two consecutive matches was in 2003. Joe Root, Ben Stokes and Adil Rashid were the three Englishmen while Tamim Iqbal was the lone Bangladeshi in the team.

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  • Emotional Braidwood offers condolences to Hague family in video statement
Emotional Braidwood offers condolences to Hague family in video statement

But he was knocked out completely in the second round of their fight at Shaw Conference Centre in Alberta, Canada, with a brutal punch. Hague , a former mixed martial arts fighter, was knocked down three times before a left uppercut in the second round put him on the canvas and the fight was called off.

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  • Murray registers 650th match win to enter quarters
Murray registers 650th match win to enter quarters

Murray said: "Obviously for a couple of points after that I was sacked up, because I was frustrated at that moment". "It's a big opportunity". Seven of the top seeds have made the quarterfinals with Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta playing the role of gate-crasher having knocked out fifth seed Milos Raonic on Sunday.

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  • Gronk pushes back against $100000 bar tab report
Gronk pushes back against $100000 bar tab report

Yesterday, TMZ reported that Rob Gronkowski and a "20-man party crew" racked up a large tab at Foxwood Casino in CT of $102,407.00. In doing so, Gronkowski seemingly "dropped the mic" with this Monday evening tweet . A 20 percent tip of $1,024.07 would be $204.81. As ESPN's Mike Reiss wrote in 2015, "few Patriots give as much time to charitabl...

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  • Johanna Konta through with straight sets win over Lesia Tsurenko
Johanna Konta through with straight sets win over Lesia Tsurenko

However she required a medical timeout during the second set after appearing to feel unwell, but rallied to take the match. Though she won the first set with relative ease, some inspired play from the Ukrainian and a drop in Konta's level led to Tsurenko serving for the set at 5-3.

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  • Can the Dodgers sweep the Indians? MLB Predictions 6/15/17
Can the Dodgers sweep the Indians? MLB Predictions 6/15/17

He was removed with the bases loaded and Miller, appearing in the sixth inning for the second straight game, struck out Puig to end the threat. "We think we're a better team than this (and) I think I'm a better pitcher than I've been the last two nights", Miller said .

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