• ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Google Celebrates Start Of Tournament With A Doodle
ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Google Celebrates Start Of Tournament With A Doodle

To chase 306 against any side, even in the ideal batting conditions of The Oval , is a challenge. Side strains are a big confidence thing, aren't they? Wahab Riaz, in contrast, bowled in Pakistan's first warm-up game against Bangladesh and went wicketless.

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  • Kimi Raikkonen: Monaco result doesn't mean much
Kimi Raikkonen: Monaco result doesn't mean much

Things nearly changed late in the race when on lap 61 of the Grand Prix Jenson Button , in his last race ever, sent 22-year-old Sauber driver Pascal Wehrlein airborne and his vehicle onto its side against the fence at Portier. "First of all, they deserved the win, they had the quickest auto out there so as a team result, the one and two is...

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  • Cavs coach Lue: Warriors best I've ever seen
Cavs coach Lue: Warriors best I've ever seen

Kevin Durant finished with 38 points and almost had a triple-double. But it wasn't just the stats. Cleveland shut down Indiana's Paul George , Toronto's DeMar DeRozan and Boston's Isaiah Thomas before he went down with a hip injury on the way to a 12-1 postseason record.

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  • Advantage Golden State Warriors in National Basketball Association finals series against Cleveland Cavaliers
Advantage Golden State Warriors in National Basketball Association finals series against Cleveland Cavaliers

The Cavaliers' two big stars combined for 52 points, but their teammates failed to provide almost enough support as Golden State won Game 1 for the third straight time in the NBA Finals trilogy between the teams. Durant nailed a three-pointer in the fourth quarter and then appeared to stare down Rihanna , who was watching courtside . The Cavs...

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  • Arsenal make €100M Mbappe offer - also want Lacazette
Arsenal make €100M Mbappe offer - also want Lacazette

Mbappe also said that he would listen to the input of France coach Didier Deschamps as he plans out his future, and he said no move would be considered until he's finished with national duty on June 13. "He is natural. You would think he's been here for the last 15 years". 'The advice of [Deschamps] counts . "The coach is completely differ...

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  • Chris Paul giving Spurs serious consideration, will meet with them
Chris Paul giving Spurs serious consideration, will meet with them

Despite the fact the Spurs do not now have the cap space to sign Paul and will have to make serious roster changes, Stein reported one source said: "They love him". But going to San Antonio might be a more enticing option for the nine-time All-Star than staying with the Clippers, who lost to the Utah Jazz in the first round in another early p...

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  • Murray headlining field at French Open Day 3
Murray headlining field at French Open Day 3

The Yorkshireman hit a number of powerful forehands on his way to comfortably taking the first two sets and fought back from a break down to win the third. Murray appeared to have proved his doubters wrong last year on clay, his supposed weakest surface, but he has not been able to replicate his aggressive brand of tennis which proved so successful...

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  • Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors: NBA Finals Match Ups
Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors: NBA Finals Match Ups

Golden State realizes it might not get quite the open lanes and looks that Durant had Thursday as the Cavs try to adjust in the paint, yet the pass-happy Warriors are more than capable of opening up the game in other ways as efficiently as they move the ball.

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  • Warriors' Green in quick foul trouble in Game 1
Warriors' Green in quick foul trouble in Game 1

The second quarter began with both Curry and Durant resting on the bench. It was an impressive start to "The Trilogy" as the clubs combined for 65 first-quarter points before a sellout crowd of 19,596, putting to rest any concerns about rust from the long break between the conference finals and the NBA's main event.

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  • Brown expecting to coach Warriors in Game 1 of NBA Finals
Brown expecting to coach Warriors in Game 1 of NBA Finals

The two will meet on that same court where things came to a close previous year, for Game 1 of the NBA Finals at 9 p.m. ET Thursday on ABC. Well, then perhaps he should have been at the Future concert outside of Akron on Saturday night, because LeBron James and the Cavs were having plenty of fun on a night off.

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  • No pressure for Champions Trophy clash against India: Sarfraz Ahmed
No pressure for Champions Trophy clash against India: Sarfraz Ahmed

The win was tarnished only by injuries, with Chris Woakes bowling only two overs before leaving with a side injury and Root himself hobbling through much of his innings. The Indian team is heading as favorites to defend their title. Morgan agreed: "W hen the guys bat like that, it's a lot easier than used to be, having Joe Root in the side ...

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  • Schum clears waivers, back to Packers' injured list for now
Schum clears waivers, back to Packers' injured list for now

Schum played in all 16 games and three postseason contests for the Packers last season after being claimed off waivers from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on August 30, 2016.

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  • Gianluigi Buffon desperate to seize missing Champions League medal
Gianluigi Buffon desperate to seize missing Champions League medal

Juventus will attempt to keep Real Madrid pinned in their own half as much as possible and limit the Merengues to playing on the break. There haven't been many in Europe for some time at Juventus . Now it's about preventing a repeat of the 2015 final loss to Barcelona . Do Real Madrid have the deeper squad to win out in this one? We'...

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  • Harry Kane eyes Premier League goals century by end of next season
Harry Kane eyes Premier League goals century by end of next season

We have a very exciting project, there's no reasons for Kane to want to leave the club. The 23-year-old would surely have scored more than 40 if he hadn't missed two chunks of this season with ankle injuries, and Pochettino spoke glowing about Kane's appetite for success.

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  • LeBron: Durant the difference between Cavs and Warriors
LeBron: Durant the difference between Cavs and Warriors

There were a handful of times Cleveland was more focused on Curry and the 3-point shooters, but Durant made them pay with six first-half dunks. But that didn't stop Golden State - after some tense moments early in the game - from controlling this game nearly from start to finish, slowly but surely extending its lead as the game progressed...

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  • Ronaldo? Zidane? Real Madrid boss names the ultimate Galactico
Ronaldo? Zidane? Real Madrid boss names the ultimate Galactico

Alessandro Del Piero recalls his UCL final defeats with Juventus and explains why it was weird to play Italian rival Milan. "You know what this club is and you know that everyone says we're favourites but there are no favourites in football.

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  • Ronaldo back to break new ground at Champions League final
Ronaldo back to break new ground at Champions League final

Having won the 2016 edition, that would make them the first club in history to defend the big-eared trophy. When I look at my squad, what's good is that they're all ready and willing to play. The veteran defender will get a chance to win his third Champions League title in four seasons when Madrid faces Juventus in Saturday's final. Juventus...

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  • Rihanna Can Heckle with the Best of N.B.A. Fans
Rihanna Can Heckle with the Best of N.B.A. Fans

This is the kind of ball security that warms the heart of ailing head coach Steve Kerr. And he gave them credit. Expect the series to be tied at one game apiece as both teams head back to Cleveland . The Warriors may have ended the night with a win, but clearly Rihanna had the most fun of anyone in the arena. Ward (a Bay Area native) was Tw...

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  • Fair shake? Refusal to clasp hands creates French Open flap
Fair shake? Refusal to clasp hands creates French Open flap

Reaching the final for the second year in a row seems a long way off but Murray added: "Consistency is definitely what I'm looking for". A week ago, the world No 1 was nursing a cold and feeling sorry for himself after a miserable clay-court lead-up to the second slam of the season.

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  • £45.3m deal agreed to sign Ivan Perisic from Inter
£45.3m deal agreed to sign Ivan Perisic from Inter

Italian outlet Gazzetta dello Sport reported today that Manchester United are close to agreeing a deal worth £45million for the 28-year-old. The Serie A giants need to sell a player before June 30 to meet their Financial Fair Play requirements.

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  • Rihanna star of National Basketball Association finals opener
Rihanna star of National Basketball Association finals opener

But the NBA Finals were here, so of course, the Golden State Warriors swingman nailed the only shot he took behind the arc during Game 1 vs. the Cleveland Cavaliers . Before the Cavs could blink, the Warriors had reeled off seven-straight points to open the third. Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said after the game that the Cavs got their coverage wrong...

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  • Alonso wins Rookie of the Year award for 2017 Indy 500
Alonso wins Rookie of the Year award for 2017 Indy 500

Frei apologized and said his tweet occurred during an emotional time when he was honoring his late father, who was a World War II pilot in the fight against Japan . Let us know in the comments or on social media. "I researched and wrote quite graphically about the deaths of my father's teammates", he wrote. Frei had been at The Post for mo...

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  • 4 reasons you shouldn't count out the Predators just yet
4 reasons you shouldn't count out the Predators just yet

The highest-scoring team in the regular season and postseason has scored nine goals against Nashville despite being just 1 of 10 on the power play . I feel like I've been setting up other people to score goals and try to do my best for other players to score, too. "When you lose a couple of games and get pulled, you're obviously not happy wi...

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  • Mumbai Indians clinch thrilling IPL final against Supergiant
Mumbai Indians clinch thrilling IPL final against Supergiant

Supergiant could manage 128 for six in 20 overs with Mitchell Johnson taking two wickets in the final over, in which Supergiant needed 11 runs. Mumbai needed wickets to win the match so Rohit choosed 6 different bowlers to bowl first 6 overs of power play.

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  • Warriors humble Cavaliers then warn best yet to come
Warriors humble Cavaliers then warn best yet to come

That isn't the issue. They made eight more turnovers in the second half. Cleveland committed 12 of its 20 turnovers in the first half - "20 in the Finals is not going to get it done", Irving said. Come on. STOP THE BALL! Stashing him on Barnes and utilizing him primarily as a roving help defender is not a viable option when Durant is running hot...

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  • Sixth-grader wins National Spelling Bee
Sixth-grader wins National Spelling Bee

The second-place victor, 14-year-old Rohan Rajeev , misspelled the word "maraam" in the final round of the competition. They were the last two standing of the initial 291 spellers. Rajeev and Vinay showcased their talents by spelling hard words easily and composure. So here goes to Ananya and Rohan, we are immensely proud of you! Whoever takes t...

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  • Durant leads Warriors to Game 1 win over Cavaliers
Durant leads Warriors to Game 1 win over Cavaliers

Kevin Durant led the way with 38 points along with eight rebounds and eight assists on 14-26 shooting. Durant may have been the leader but he had plenty of help too. Of course, it hasn't really affected their on-court play and Thompson continues to play strong defense. "The challenge for us is are we going to go out and do it again".

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  • Miley's pitching, 4 HRs carry Orioles past Red Sox 7-5
Miley's pitching, 4 HRs carry Orioles past Red Sox 7-5

Now in the midst of his third big-league campaign, all of which have come as a member of the Red Sox, the up-and-coming southpaw has made 11 regular-season appearances with 10 starts this time around. "We're hopeful it will be a short-term diagnosis, but only time will tell". Workman, 28, has appeared in one game with Boston this season. "But not...

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  • Tsonga suffers shock exit from French Open but Nadal and Djokovic progress
Tsonga suffers shock exit from French Open but Nadal and Djokovic progress

Already the owner of most claycourt titles in history with 52 apart from Chris Evert (66), Nadal has failed only twice at Roland Garros - in 2009 and 2015. Djokovic lost a first serve for his second time violation and then blew his top when called for unsportsmanlike conduct by Carlos Ramos during the fourth set of his five-set win over Diego Schwa...

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  • Bryan Robson: Paul Pogba should be next Manchester United captain
Bryan Robson: Paul Pogba should be next Manchester United captain

He works hard for the team, can score and create goals. "[Sanchez's] character is right, he is a tough player, really skilful, he works really hard", Robson told the Mirror . United are expected to be busy over the coming weeks as despite tasting Community Shield, EFL Cup and Europa League success in 2016-17, they finished well off the pace in...

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  • State grants WR transfer request, Snyder apologizes
State grants WR transfer request, Snyder apologizes

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) - Kansas State granted a scholarship release to Corey Sutton on Friday following 24 hours of intense criticism over coach Bill Snyder's refusal of the wide receiver's request. "Ya know, I've never kept a player in our program who's tested positive two times... drug tested, but we have some rules in the athletic department...

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  • Bellerin admits Arsenal will miss Koscielny in FA Cup final
Bellerin admits Arsenal will miss Koscielny in FA Cup final

The Frenchman, whose future will be decided at a board meeting after the game, has been Gunners boss since 1996 but his contract expires this summer. "Look, in a football club today, you have to employ people who can help you to be successful", he said. "It is important but it's not everything". We are hit hard in a position where we have to be s...

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  • Golden State Buries Cleveland In Game 1 Of NBA Finals, 113-91
Golden State Buries Cleveland In Game 1 Of NBA Finals, 113-91

But the Cavs have been here before. LeBron added that it's great to get the first game "underneath us". This marks the first time in National Basketball Association history the same two teams played in three straight Finals and just the fourth time it has happened in the four major sports leagues.

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  • Novak Djokovic comes through tough test to make French Open fourth round
Novak Djokovic comes through tough test to make French Open fourth round

Defending champion Novak Djokovic is one set away from losing at the French Open . The second-seeded Serb gave Schwartzman a hug and a part on the head at the net - and then joined in the applause as the Argentine player walked off Court Philippe Chatrier.

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  • Williamson gets 100 but New Zealand collapse against Australia
Williamson gets 100 but New Zealand collapse against Australia

Tournament host England beat Bangladesh by eight wickets in Group A on Thursday and is top on two points. With Williamson at the other end, the innings threatened to get away from Australia but it was the redoubtable John Hastings who made the breakthrough with Maxwell again taking the catch with Ronchi departing for a fine 65 from 43 bal...

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