• Rain reduces India-Pakistan clash to 48 overs per side
Rain reduces India-Pakistan clash to 48 overs per side

However, intermittent rain delays impeded their momentum during a crucial phase in the innings. To make matters worse for Pakistan , star bowler Mohammad Amir was forced off with cramp during India's innings and Wahab Riaz , who gave up 87 runs in 8.4 overs , also left the field with an ankle injury.

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  • Warriors' Steve Kerr back on sideline, will coach Game 2
Warriors' Steve Kerr back on sideline, will coach Game 2

Durant put up eight points, three rebounds and three assists for the Warriors in the first quarter of Game 2, and looked like he was on pace to roll through LeBron James and the Cavaliers again in the Oracle Arena. He missed Golden State's first 43 games of the 2015-16 season due to complications from the back procedure. The 51-year-old Kerr ...

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  • Misfiring Lions rescue win over Provincial Barbarians
Misfiring Lions rescue win over Provincial Barbarians

In the tightly-scripted professional era, the once traditional get-together in the changing sheds after the game had become a distant memory until Warren Gatland decided his Lions could benefit from socialising with New Zealanders. Spencer, who said the squad's thoughts and prayers were with the victims of the London Bridge terror attack, is hopi...

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  • Durant not fussed by Cleveland's in-your-face defence
Durant not fussed by Cleveland's in-your-face defence

We were off bodies, let them run free. And it isn't like the Warriors are going to be stunned by any of this. Part of that is being physical, but a larger part is just making better decisions on defense, particularly in transition where the Cavaliers were bad.

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  • Caroline Wozniacki beats Svetlana Kuznetsova to reach quarters
Caroline Wozniacki beats Svetlana Kuznetsova to reach quarters

Another Chinese women's player Xu Yifan and her French partner Fabrice Martin lost to the French duo of Chloe Paquet and Benoit Paire 6-2, 5-7, 10-5 in the first round of mixed doubles. Ostapenko hopes to make her first ever grand slam semifinal appearance. "I have won tournaments on the red clay, too, so it's not like it's foreign to me".

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  • Buffon hails Madrid class after final heartbreak
Buffon hails Madrid class after final heartbreak

Madrid's dominant display gives them a 12th Champions League title and makes them the first to win it in successive years since the great AC Milan side of 1989 and 1990. Zidane , 44, led Madrid to glory in last season's Champions League less than 5 months after succeeding Rafael Benitez to take up his first managerial role.

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  • What next for Barcelona after losing La Liga?
What next for Barcelona after losing La Liga?

Zinedine Zidane claimed winning La Liga as Real Madrid coach on Sunday surpasses his stellar achievements as a player and even lifting the Champions League in his debut season as coach a year ago. "We've shown that we were capable of using the whole squad". "The years pass by, and the time has come to end my career, which fortunately I can s...

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  • Durant makes splash in Game 1 rout
Durant makes splash in Game 1 rout

Cleveland . He will make mistakes, sure, but ones like this can be avoided. "I don't even remember that", Durant said. For his part, Durant said; "I'm cool, have fun with that". Not that they're discussing it. He has instead stayed the course with his eyes toward the bigger goal of earning his second National Basketball Association title, which...

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  • Cavaliers vow to improve after Game 1 drubbing
Cavaliers vow to improve after Game 1 drubbing

Cleveland became the first team in National Basketball Association history to fail to record a steal on the defensive end in a Finals game . "He's one of the best shooters we have ever seen", he said. Again, it was during a fast break. "I mean, you take one of the best teams that we had ever assembled a year ago, that we saw in the regular ...

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  • Ronaldo scores twice as Real Madrid win Champions League title again
Ronaldo scores twice as Real Madrid win Champions League title again

Juventus' Gianluigi Buffon looks dejected after the Uefa Champions League Final match against Real Madrid at The National Stadium of Wales in Cardiff June 3, 2017 . "The first half was hard, but in the second we were quickly superior". It was heartbreak again for Juve, however, who were seeking a treble after winning the Italian league ...

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  • NBA Finals preview with Kevin McHale
NBA Finals preview with Kevin McHale

The property manager told officers that it is believed the incident was captured on surveillance video, Sandoval said . Bowman recalled with a grin. The Cavaliers face the Golden State Wa. “Its probably up there; I mean its up there, ” James admitted, adding Golden State was indeed a “high-powered team.”. Golden State has been known to celebra...

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  • Gordon Hayward picks the Warriors in the NBA Finals
Gordon Hayward picks the Warriors in the NBA Finals

Helped by the fact that the Cavs didn't take the ball away from Golden State, the Warriors tied an National Basketball Association record for the fewest turnovers in a Finals game (four). They were not able to clinch the Eastern Conference last season, the Boston Celtics did who finished off the year with a record of 53-29. "They did a good o...

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  • Indian skipper Kohli denies reports of rift with coach
Indian skipper Kohli denies reports of rift with coach

But Pakistan are not without hope and boast proven performers in the likes of skipper Sarfraz Ahmed , an excellent wicket-keeper/batsman, was well as a big-hitting rookie in Faheem Ashraf. Pakistan has a lethal bowling attack when on song so fielding standards need to be high as every run counts. The defending champions will start their Champio...

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  • Warriors' Kevin Durant Wanted To Marry Rihanna When He Was Younger
Warriors' Kevin Durant Wanted To Marry Rihanna When He Was Younger

The Cavs know they can't afford another 20-turnover game, and you can't blame them if they came away shaken by the Warriors' defensive effort and how it led to an awesome show at the offensive end. Last week, 13-year-old Kian Nasrin and his father drove from Buffalo to Cleveland to attend Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Cavs a...

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  • Ruthless Nadal races into French Open fourth round
Ruthless Nadal races into French Open fourth round

Karen Khachanov, a Russian, beat Isner 7-1 in a first-set tiebreaker before play was suspended for the day. In the umpire's defense, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga's match against Renzo Olivo went on until nearly 10 p.m. 2 said. Djokovic improved to 5-2 in five-setters at Roland-Garros and advanced to the fourth round. The No. 4 seed has been in top form...

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  • Google celebrates commencement of ICC Champions Trophy 2017 with an interactive doodle
Google celebrates commencement of ICC Champions Trophy 2017 with an interactive doodle

Plus, Ash and Jadeja were on top of their game anyway, but the way the fast bowlers bowled and the way we fielded - I think we were the best fielding side in the tournament. "They appear to be peaking perfectly for this tournament". "The thing is that we all know that on a given day we can beat anybody". And they are more than capable of achiev...

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  • Preds rout Pens to pull within 2-1
Preds rout Pens to pull within 2-1

Jake Guentzel gave the visiting Penguins an early lead. Carlyle began his second stint in charge of the Ducks past year and immediately led the team to its fifth consecutive Pacific Division title. "It'll be even louder in Game 4". It's a winning pattern that that could make Pittsburgh just the third team since the start of the salary-cap ...

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  • Djokovic, Nadal, Muguruza ease into French Open 2nd round
Djokovic, Nadal, Muguruza ease into French Open 2nd round

The Spaniard, who won her maiden Grand Slam title at Roland Garros past year, swept aside 2010 champion Schiavone 6-2, 6-4. Djokovic, playing for the first time under new coach Andre Agassi, cruised past Spain's Marcel Granollers 6-5, 6-4, 6-2 on the clay.

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  • ICC Champions Trophy: SL captain Upul Tharanga suspended for 2 games
ICC Champions Trophy: SL captain Upul Tharanga suspended for 2 games

Some disciplined bowling from the Sri Lankan side late in the piece restricted the South African side, however you wouldn't know looking at their figures, as the South african batsmen found a way to get to every Sri Lankan bowler. Yet for all they are top of the one-day worldwide rankings, South Africa have a reputation for under-performing in gl...

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  • Jason Whitlock destroyed online for criticizing LeBron James
Jason Whitlock destroyed online for criticizing LeBron James

Whitlock says he felt like LeBron was playing the victim while speaking to reporters and claiming that being a black man in America is tough. He then engaged in a discussion with National Football League tight end Martellus Bennett , who originally tweeted: "To say that it's not someone's fight because they're rich is just ridiculous".

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  • Where to get free doughnuts for National Doughnut Day
Where to get free doughnuts for National Doughnut Day

The holiday has been recognized for nearly 70 years. OK, OK... it means a little more than that. "A couple of volunteers once made a decision to actually use a soldier's helmet", said Nick Ragner, Public Relations Coordinator for the Salvation Army in La Crosse.

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  • Pakistan hope to turn tide in marquee clash today
Pakistan hope to turn tide in marquee clash today

The unsavoury controversy related to his speculated rift with chief coach Anil Kumble couldn't have happened at a more inappropriate time - just when India were going into an important ICC event. "There's no doubt that Kohli is a good player, but we have our plans in place for him". I want to see them produce the goods for Pakistan , because the...

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  • No problem with Anil Kumble, people making up issues: Virat Kohli
No problem with Anil Kumble, people making up issues: Virat Kohli

Heaping praise on the Indian players, Fleming said: "I watched these players recently in the Indian Premier League". When asked about the pitch and how it is going to behave, Kohli said that he hasn't had the chance to look at the pitch yet.

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  • Murray fells Del Potro in Paris
Murray fells Del Potro in Paris

World number one Novak Djokovic has never triumphed in Paris . "I expected a very tough match". 'In these conditions with it being slow and heavy, it was important to get ahead. Spaniard Fernando Verdasco also got through with a much quicker 6-2, 6-1, 6-3 win against No. 22 Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay. The world No. 1 faced the sound and ...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo bags brace as Real Madrid clinch Champions League
Cristiano Ronaldo bags brace as Real Madrid clinch Champions League

Juventus started the brighter and Mario Mandzukic's overhead kick will live long in the memory, but Ronaldo's brace along with efforts from Casemiro and Marco Asensio left Real celebrating a comfortable 4-1 win. They certainly don't after another incredible season, even at the age of 32. Real Madrid football team fans gather to cheer their ...

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  • Chelsea: John Terry hits back at critics over substitution
Chelsea: John Terry hits back at critics over substitution

The parachute payments will only go so far as clubs try to rebuild and keep hold of as many of their players as possible to make a swift return. The Chelsea club captain said: "I couldn't care less, I promise you". "We knew what would happen and no problem at all". "It's great to finish the season in this way, to celebrate a fantastic seaso...

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  • Gianluigi Buffon can not explain Juve's second half Champions League final slump
Gianluigi Buffon can not explain Juve's second half Champions League final slump

They also had a very lucrative one. It meant Los Blancos had scored in every match they have played this season - all 60 of them - and for Ronaldo it was a 41st goal of the campaign and a 104th in the Champions League. "It's a long season but I'm motivated, I'm happy and my age is just a number". Cristiano Ronaldo wants to make history, say...

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  • Cavs vow more aggressive, decisive play against Warriors
Cavs vow more aggressive, decisive play against Warriors

Thompson himself will take that tradeoff. "If I score six points a game and it gets us four wins and an National Basketball Association championship, I can do that every year". He drove the lane with impunity in Game 1 because Cleveland was more concerned about fanning out to cover the shooters. The short, four-second video went viral and cau...

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  • LeBron James denounces racism after home is vandalized
LeBron James denounces racism after home is vandalized

During most of the year, they live in Akron, Ohio. I will be as focused as I can be on the job at hand tomorrow. "But we have to take away the easy baskets". "Defensively our schemes were there". But I can't sit in front of my boys right now and I won't be home until next week. Guys are competing very hard.

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  • England's Woakes injured out of rest of Champions Trophy
England's Woakes injured out of rest of Champions Trophy

If Pakistan dismisses Kohli cheaply, it will significantly increase its chances of restricting India to a low score. Virat Kohli is at the height of his fame, and ex-cricketers all over the world regard him as one of the best players in the world at the moment.

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  • Cavs try to adjust on both ends after Game 1 beating
Cavs try to adjust on both ends after Game 1 beating

First and foremost, then make sure Golden State's sharpshooters have a hand in their face. Remember all those dunks by Kevin Durant , the ones where he could've walked up to the rim without anyone touching him? "I don't know about that", Smith said.

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  • Champions League 2017: Players, Coaches React to Juventus vs. Real Madrid
Champions League 2017: Players, Coaches React to Juventus vs. Real Madrid

Real Madrid have now won 12 European Cups. It has been an incredible and seamless transition from player to coach for Zidane, who also guided Madrid to their first LaLiga crown since 2012 this season after replacing Rafael Benitez at the helm in January past year.

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  • Amla, Tahir propel Proteas to big win
Amla, Tahir propel Proteas to big win

Tahir trapped Kapugedera lbw with a wrong'un, winning a battle of bluff having just brought a slip in for the one that turns away, while earlier in the over a De Villiers direct hit off an initial misfield did for Chandimal. Once he departed, also accounted for by Tahir, Sri Lanka never really had any chance to provide any kind of fight. He add...

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  • LeBron James' leadership move makes big impact after Cavaliers game
LeBron James' leadership move makes big impact after Cavaliers game

Struggling with turnovers and defensive communication, the defending NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers are counting on learning from their mistakes to fight their way back in the NBA Finals . "I'll be better Sunday". "So when he's not shooting the ball, that doesn't take him out of his game , that doesn't lower his confidence". Cleveland tur...

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  • Nashville helps Preds' celebrate history with 1st Cup Final
Nashville helps Preds' celebrate history with 1st Cup Final

I'm confident in my teammates and our ability to win hockey games when we need to. Bonino went to the locker room but returned to finish the game. At this time of year, the "what's wrong with player X?" narrative pops up on a near daily basis - Rinne is just the latest example.

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