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ICC Champions Trophy: England and Bangladesh aim to banish batting blues

Because both of the team have an International Cricket series recently. The final too, will be played at the same venue on June 18. Internally, it will have to deal with the inevitable pressures that an India-Pakistan match demands. Aside from the four players from the Proteas, England have three representatives including captain Joe Root, Australia have two but not their skipper Steve Smith while India and New Zealand have a solitary player each.

Murray, Nadal eye French Open final spot

Getting to No. 10 would make Nadal the first player in the Open Era to win the same grand slam 10 times. 1973 - The last time a man older than the 32-year-old Wawrinka appeared in the men's final at the French Open . Top-ranked Andy Murray of Britain is facing third-seeded Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland on Court Philippe Chatrier. A poor drop shot cost the world number one in the tie-break, which Wawrinka took with another bulldozing forehand.

Would be nice to knock Australia out of Champions Trophy: Buttler

For New Zealand , wickets fell at regular intervals though the fourth wicket between Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor scored 93 runs but wasn't good enough to steer the team to victory.Milne and Anderson picked up three wickets apiece, while Tim Southee snapped up two, and Trent Boult and Mitchell Santner chipped in with one wicket apiece.In-form Root looked to continuing from where he had left off against Bangladesh .

NBA Players React To Game 3 of the 2017 Finals

Warriors: Golden State's nine 3-pointers in the first quarter broke the previous Finals mark held by five teams, most recently the Warriors in 2015. Just when you were ready to declare this Finals a series again, the Golden State Warriors once again demonstrated the will to make it all their own.

7-year-old girl travels country on 'tour' to hug police officers

In addition to hugging over a dozen officers, Rosalyn sat down for an interview. This week, she has already visited Missouri, Kansas and Iowa. Rosalyn: "Why are hugs important?" "It warms your heart, it really does, it helps people to know that this is why we do what we do".

Golden State Warriors set to make their claim as NBA's best ever

OK, that's a slight exaggeration but there's a special section for him tucked away in one of the National Football League team's official merchandise stores - although his No.38 jumper has sold out. Durant took his former Oklahoma City Thunder team to the NBA Finals in 2012, where they fell in five games to a Miami Heat squad that featured James.

LeBron James not faulting Warriors for building super team

That was huge. He wanted that moment". It's all come to this - what might be the final game of the Cleveland Cavaliers' 2016-17 season. It is not necessarily if the Warriors will go on a run, rather when. "I didn't envision anything but being around good people and getting better every single day", Durant said. That's 36 percent, which is not LeBron-esque.

Steelers kicker ejected from Stanley Cup Finals Game 5

Strangely, it appears he wasn't sitting with a bunch of other Steelers who attended the game, including the team's offensive line, which looked to be sitting in a suite. Fans aren't ejected for banging on the glass unless they've already received plenty of warnings and are also being generally disruptive to the fans around them.

Champions Trophy first warm-up game

The 35-year old is now down with viral fever and has been advised rest by the team management. The Board Of Control for Cricket in India ( BCCI ) said, "There are no major health concerns and he is recuperating well to the satisfaction of the medical team".

A lot of settling down in these four years: Warner

Rain-sodden Birmingham has been home to the Australia cricket team for much of their three-week stay in the United Kingdom for the Champions Trophy. It's not about stuffing up and moving on, it's about learning the ropes of being away on tour for such a long period of time. "I probably didn't work that out at that stage".

No more Bale at Real Madrid?

Zidane remains in talks with Madrid president Florentino Perez over a move for Mbappe but has not yet made a final decision over the France worldwide. Manchester United , Arsenal and Manchester City have all been linked with the Monaco starlet, but Marca says Los Blancos have earmarked the signing of the teenager as a top priority.

Khloé Kardashian eats seven meals a day

After dinner, Kardashian can have a piece of fruit of her choice. Detailing Khloé's meal plan, he said: "For breakfast, she'll have one scoop of whey protein powder with one tablespoon almond butter and a fruit of choice blended with ice and water and made into a shake ..." Meal three: Four ounces of chicken breast with vegetables and a salad that is high in iron (spinach or beet root).

Dana White: 'Trust me, I'm running the Mayweather-McGregor deal'

But now both fighters finally appear to have given the go-ahead to going head-to-head, White has been pushed aside to get a deal over the line. The talks are between the UFC ownership group - Ari Emanuel's Beverly Hills agency WME-IMG - and Mayweather's powerful manager, Al Haymon, the head of Premier Boxing Champions.

Belmont Stakes up for grabs to end uneven Triple Crown

There's a method to picking which horses to focus on for trifecta and superfecta bets in a Belmont like this, and horse racing guru Jody Demling knows what it is. We've seen which horses handled the Kentucky Derby's 1-1/4 mile distance , and we've seen which horses have the stamina to compete well two weeks later at the Preakness .

Retired motorcycle racer Max Biaggi seriously injured

The 45-year-old fell during practice for a Supermoto race this weekend at the Sagittario track near Rome. Biaggi was flown to a Rome hospital by helicopter after losing control of his bike during a test run. Biaggi was crowned champion in 2010 and 2012 after he switched from MotoGP in 2005, the Italian winning 13 of his 127 starts for Honda and Yamaha. He began racing in the 125cc class as an 18-year-old and won the Italian Sport Production Championship that same year.

After almost missing French Open, Halep could win 1st major

It probably helped me to win today". Halep believes she is in a better position now than she was three years ago. In the second game it was the victory of Latvian in two sets, but the young Elena with the score 3:3 and 40:0 lost your feed for a few minutes and turned off of the game.

Jets Sign LB Spencer Paysinger

The 6-foot-2, 249-pounder was a member of the Miami Dolphins the past two seasons. Paysinger will be making a return to NY and MetLife Stadium. He wrapped up last season with 58 tackles and three passes defended while starting three of the 15 games he played in.

Bruce, Mets sneak past Rangers

He wasn't able to corral the ball, and as a result, Granderson, who didn't give up on the play and kept his foot on the bag all along, reached second safely as pinch runner Matt Reynolds scored. Wheeler survived the hits because he walked just one batter. On the season, Gee has five strikeouts against one walk and five hits allowed for an ERA of 0.00.

Ronaldo bags a brace as Portugal demolish Latvia 3-0

The teams are on opposite sides of the table in Group B of the competition but will still be looking for the three points. The Portuguese national team, which certainly remains the favorite not only of the pair with Latvia , but of the whole group as a whole, still takes 2nd place, and therefore the current European champion, will make every effort to go from the 1st place to the final.

Woman recalls OR train stabbing victim's final words

The three men , according to police , were defending Christian from harassing two teenage girls , one of whom was wearing a headscarf. "The funds will go toward basic necessities like meals and transportation, as they feel unsafe to ride public transportation after their experience", the page said.

Twitterati roasts Virender Sehwag as Sri Lanka beat India

I thought we had enough on the board. "May be, we will have to push harder now in the next few games to give us a 20-run cushion after a result like this". It was the team's bad fielding and bowling which snatched away the victory from us. Asked as to how he will lift the team after the demoralising defeat, Kohli said he would treat it just like he would have treated a batting collapse.

Flyers sign D Gostisbehere to multiyear contract extension

He has been a mainstay of the Flyers roster since a 15-game point streak as a rookie. Taken in the third round of the 2012 NHL Draft, Gostisbehere has had an immediate impact on the Flyers since breaking into the lineup with his first full season in 2015-16.

Murray leads Wawrinka 2-1 in semifinal

It was a rollercoaster of a match , with Murray second best for most of the first three sets but somehow emerging two sets to one in front. Despite holding a 15-30 lead three straight times on the Wawrinka serve, he failed to break through.

Scores Dead, Hundreds Injured In Kabul Car Bombing

The bombing also raised serious questions about the Afghan government's ability to secure the war-battered nation. "Four BBC journalists were also injured and were treated in hospital". Hugo Llorens, the USA ambassador to Afghanistan, said the "horrific and shameful attack demonstrates these terrorists' complete disregard for human life and their nihilistic opposition to the dream of a peaceful future for Afghanistan", the AP reported .

Qatar Seeks Trump's Help, and Tillerson Delivers

In Germany, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir also said he wants to see a response from the Arab countries' demands "soon". Meanwhile US President Donald Trump has accused Qatar of funding terrorism, and urged it to stop. "They are the cohorts of Zionists and finances of oppression and obscenity", it added. The current situation in the Gulf is " troubling " to the USA, its allies in the region, and the people directly affected, Tillerson said.

Lonzo Ball 'didn't blow the Lakers away' during private workout

But my boys are respectful, and usually my voice is enough". The Los Angeles Lakers are considered likely to select Lonzo Ball in the 2017 NBA Draft . LiAngelo once scored 72 points in a game this year. "I think he has a chance to become an elite-level guard in time in the NBA ", Gottfried said.

Bangladesh face Australia in must-win clash

This gesture of the player makes Bangladesh somehow being upset. "It looks like it is going to be a pretty good wicket". Bangladesh: Mashrafe Mortaza has been thinking long about the composition of his side where there can be some decision to leave out a specialist bowler in favor of a batsman against England backfired.

Classic Empire to miss Belmont Stakes with hoof abscess

Classic Empire , early favorite for Saturday's $1.5 million Belmont Stakes, has been pulled from the race due to a foot abscess. Derby runner-up Lookin At Lee , who would later run fourth in the Preakness, is the third choice at 5-1. His best finish was third in the Belmont. He knows how to navigate Belmont Park . The moment hasn't been too big for the horse, and Lookin at Lee has looked great through some pre-Belmont practice runs.

Wawrinka pierces Murray's armour to reach French Open final

The Swiss 2015 champion hit a staggering 87 winners as he avenged last year's semi-final defeat by the world number one to set up a final against nine-times champion Rafa Nadal or Austrian wunderkind Dominic Thiem . No man has ever beaten Djokovic and Nadal back-to-back and won a grand slam, and even if Thiem were to get past the Spaniard, he would still have to defeat either former champion Stan Wawrinka or three-time grand slam victor Andy Murray in the final.

Sarfraz credits team on collective effort to beat South Africa

Not only are they top of the ODI rakings compared to Pakistan's eighth, but they beat Sri Lanka by 96 runs in their tournament opener at the Oval last week. Earlier, Pakistan produced an excellent bowling effort to restrict South Africa to 219/8. Regarding their outing against Pakistan , the coach added, "We haven't played good cricket and we've got to take that on the chin".

Will the Mariners top the Twins again? MLB Predictions 6/8/17

That was the shot that ignited the celebration at home plate: a flip of the helmet into the air, a dumped Gatorade jug, a giddy mob of jumping teammates. The Seattle catcher and former standout at the University of Florida hit his first grand slam and drove in a career-high seven runs to power the Mariners to a 9-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday night.

Nebraska, Iowa lawmakers largely avoid commenting on substance of Comey's testimony

Finally, Comey's testimony can also be seen as more evidence for the theory that Trump's highly questionable uses of his executive authority stem not from a Machiavellian attempt to manipulate American democracy but from his obtuseness and naivete about how presidents are supposed to act.

Ward prefers Terriers to Liverpool bench

The on-loan Liverpool goalkeeper played a huge role as Huddersfield ended a 45-year absence from the top flight last month through the Championship playoffs. "It's a chance to go and play in the Premier League at a club where you know the place and they know what you're about". These aren't just my thoughts because I have a contract at Liverpool.

NBA Finals Game 3 ratings up 14 percent from previous year

Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) dunks on Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love (0) during the second half of Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland, Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Seattle took the next two games before losing in Game 6. The guys that probably work the hardest, that have that killer instinct and that mindset, we don't care if we make or miss.

Deron Williams: Should he see the floor in Game 4?

Klay Thompson added 30 points and Stephen Curry had 26 for this California Dream Team now one win from its second title in three years. LeBron James' top sidekick dashed through the Golden State defense to hit one of his usual in-traffic layups, doing so as the first-half buzzer sounded.