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Favourites Portugal, Mexico meet early in Confederations Cup

The Confederations Cup is considered a warm up for next summer's World Cup. The European champions were denied an opening victory in Kazan after Hector Moreno's last-gasp header salvaged a draw for Mexico , after Ricardo Quaresma and Cedric Soares had scored either side of a Javier Hernandez goal.

Everton close to Sandro deal after medical — Transfer Focus

Toffees boss Ronald Koeman is keen to strengthen his attacking options this summer with Lukaku set to leave and the club keen to push on from their seventh-place finish last season. If Everton complete the deal they will have successfully beaten off competition from Juventus to secure the services of the Spaniard, who is now away with Spain's under-21 squad in Poland.

Camaraderie at Golden State Warriors is wonderful, says Kevin Durant

Like I said, I want to be here. Kerr was in his usual courtside spot on Monday as the Warriors clinched their second National Basketball Association title in three years, securing a 4-1 Finals success over the Cleveland Cavaliers , who pipped them to the championship last year having been 3-1 behind.

Pakistan thrash arch-rivals India to win ICC Champions Trophy

But Sharma was out for a duck off the third ball, Kohli went for 5, and Dhawan, the player of the 2013 tournament and a candidate for this one, was out for 21. He shared a first-wicket stand of 128 with Azhar Ali (59) and then put on 72 with Babar Azam (46) for the second wicket. India were below par with the ball with the duo of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja remaining wicketless in their spells.

McGregor 100 per cent positive that he will beat Mayweather

He would pick rounds that he was going to finish guys who were legends in the sport and world champions. The fight - under boxing rules - is bound to draw huge interest from fans and massive pay days for the two fighters. "There's a curiosity which is a factor". Leonard Ellerbe , chief executive of Mayweather Promotions , said the boxer's team made a decision to end his 23-month retirement because the clamor for the 154-pound showdown had been impossible to ignore.

Warriors Say No Decision Yet On White House Visit

That is because the Warriors boast an intimidating starting lineup featuring four All-Stars in their 20s who are likely to be with the team for years to come. Warriors fans will probably get used to this, and if the parade is anything like the last one they had in 2015 , it should be a good time. Golden State Warriors fans are waking up early to secure a spot along the team's parade route in Oakland, California.

India wary of maverick Pakistan in high-octane final

The rest of the Pakistan attack were irresistible, backed up by excellent fielding, all in front of a vibrant, raucous and enthusiastic capacity crowd. My wishes are with Virat Kohli and his team . Hardik Pandya smashed 76 off 43 balls, hit half a dozen of sixes to provide some entertainment, before being run-out due to a frightful mix-up with Jadeja.

Captain Kohli calm ahead of today's final

The consulate general posted a video in which Ambassador David Hale and US Embassy Islamabad wished Pakistan Cricket Team all the best for Champions Trophy 2017. The new ball of pairing of Bhuvneshwar and Jasprit will be key to India as they need to dismiss in form Pakistan openers Fakhar Zaman and Azhar Ali, and get into the middle order early, who has not delivered much.

Nadal Wins Record-Extending 10th French Open Title

Roger Federer misses out injured, but Rafa Nadal, Andy Murray and defending champ Stan Wawrinka are all here. Should he pull the trigger early or trade blows with the best clay-court player of all time? From the opening serve, the win was nearly never in doubt for the 31-year-old Spaniard, who now has a record 10 French Open victories to his name.

Pakistan's Amir fit for Champions Trophy final

It's how you prepare for the big games. They won against Sri Lanka miraculously in a must-win affair and bettered their show against England in the semi. Virat Kohli says restricting time spent on social media is the biggest reason for his and India's form as they prepare for a Champions Trophy final against Pakistan expected to be watched by more than one billion people.

Champions Trophy: Team India gear up ahead of grand final against Pakistan

Pakistan has give up just 4.46 runs since their opener against India . I think we can see our style and method catching up with the rest of the world because we're being exposed to it now. With six wins under their belt in nine matches since 2011 World Cup , the Indian team look favorites. It no doubt helped that the stands of Cardiff , Birmingham and Edgbaston were made to feel like the streets of Lahore, Dhaka and Colombo due to the full-voiced fans who turned out in droves, full ...

Tim Tebow Throws Bat Into Stands, Strikes Out

According to MiLB.com, Tebow is now batting.228 with three home runs and 21 RBI. Yet, he's continued to grind heading into the league's All-Star break this week. IN THE FIELD: Tebow made his fifth error of the season this week with a bad throw in a loss to Charleston. Tebow swung at a pitch and missed prior to losing his grip on the bat and sending it into the second level of the stands.

Fleury among players exposed for Vegas NHL expansion draft

The fifth-year player, however, won't be ready for the start of the season after having surgery to fix a shoulder injury. Doug Armstrong and company protected forwards Vladimir Tarasenko, Jaden Schwartz, Alexander Steen, Paul Stastny, Vladimir Sobotka, Patrik Berglund, and Ryan Reaves , defensemen Alex Pietrangelo, Joel Edmundson, and Jay Bouwmeester, and goaltender Jake Allen.

Zagoria | Murray and Wawrinka to do battle in French Open semifinals

Murray worked out of danger after dropping the first set to Nishikori with the 30-year-old finding a way. "Yeah, for sure, it's gonna be a tough one". I think he's been struggling a little bit since the beginning of the year, even though he's now in the semi-final. Murray said: "Obviously for a couple of points after that I was sacked up, because I was frustrated at that moment".

Bogaerts hits 2 homers to lead Red Sox over Astros 6-5

Smith tossed a simulated inning earlier this week and was set to report to Triple-A Pawtucket for his first game since undergoing Tommy John surgery last May. Pedroia left the game in the bottom of the ninth and Farrell said the second baseman was getting X-rays at a local hospital after the game. Chris Young, who got the start at DH the las two games, will return to the bench.

Hideki Matsuyama closes with 6-under 66 in US Open

Johnson, whose flatline personality borders on catatonic at times, would never be mistaken as a motivational speaker. Brooks Koepka traveled around the world to find his game. Open record at 16-under par. When Matsuyama , at number four the highest ranked player to make the cut, delivered the round of the day a six-under 66 to get within one of the lead, a rampaging Koepka countered with golf's version of the knockout punch, clinching victory in ruthless style by registering three ...

Rockies' Arenado caps cycle with walk-off homer

He walked Denard Span for the third time, and two batters later, Crawford sliced a flyball, two-run homer that just cleared the wall down the left-field line. The entire crowd at Coors Field was hoping specifically for a cycle-completing home run and that's what Arenado gave them. He struck out a career-high nine.

Pakistan Defeat India To Win Champions Trophy

Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman hit a majestic hundred as he took his team to an imposing total of 338 for four which proved instrumental in defeating India by a huge margin of 180 runs in the Champions Trophy final. "We thought one big partnership would have set it up nicely", Kohli said. "Credit to everyone for standing up and showing that resilience and reaching the final but today we were outplayed in all departments".

Washington Basketball Markelle Fultz Likely Next Philadelphia 76ers

Afterwards the Fultz family agreed to work out for the Los Angeles Lakers . "We want him back, he's been a huge part of the success here, but what is to say Kyle doesn't call me five days from now and says, 'You know what, I'm not coming.' Then whatever I've said here doesn't mean anything".

After celebrating homer, Yasiel Puig aims obscene gesture toward fans

Tomlin hasn't walked a batter in any of his last five starts, but also sports a 5.53 ERA during that span, going 1-4 with five home runs allowed in 27⅔ innings. It was electric. During the season, you want those kinds of games because at the end of the day, whatever we go through, we'll be fine towards the season's end and we are gaining experience as the season goes on.

Pakistan beat India to lift Champions Trophy

It was all a far cry from the Asian giants' opening group match at Edgbaston on June 4 where Pakistan slumped to 164 all out in a thumping 124-run defeat by India . India's inning got off to a rocky start with the collapse of its top batting order to Pakistan's bowling attack in chase of a daunting 339-run target in the high-octane nail-biting final of the Champions Trophy at London's Oval ground on Sunday.

Four Sit Atop a Crowded Leaderboard at US Open

Casey's opening 66 had left him a shot off the pace and he swiftly joined Fowler in the lead with a birdie from close range on the 11th, his second hole of the day, only to bogey the next and run up a triple-bogey on the 14th. And he still has a long way to go. "I mean, this is light and variable compared to the beginning of the day, but that's what you get for playing a poor first few rounds".

Amir, Fakhar lead Pakistan to Champions Trophy triumph

But it was fellow paceman Hasan Ali , the player of the tournament having kick-started Pakistan s revival in their group win over South Africa , who ended the match with more than 19 overs left when he had Jasprit Bumrah caught by gleeful captain and wicket-keeper Sarfraz Ahmed.

Sixers to acquire 1st pick from Celtics

He shot 47.6 percent, averaged along with 5.9 assists, 5.7 rebounds and 1.6 steals over 25 games during his freshman season with the Huskies, who posted a 9-22 record. Finally... This deal means the Celtics can use their picks to get a star ready to play right now. It is apparent after the Sixers traded a package of future first-round picks and the No.

Marcel Keizer appointed new coach of Ajax

Ajax have ended their own search for a new boss by naming Keizer as the man to lead their latest golden generation of players, handing him a two-year deal at the Johan Cruyff ArenA. Keizer started his playing career at Ajax after coming through the club's youth academy and made four first-team appearances before leaving his boyhood club in 1989.

Sailing: Japan knocked out in America's Cup semifinal

It was a harrowing end to a chaotic afternoon of racing in squalls and wind that sometimes reached 25 knots. Two crewmen were the first to move from the starboard hull to the port hull. "We're really happy to take it through to the next round". "Once I resurfaced, I looked up and sort of made a little prayer and wished the guys best of luck and hoped they made the cross and could pull off a couple of gybes".

McGregor fight is finally on

Mayweather Jr. said Wednesday, June 14, 2017 , he will come out of retirement to face UFC star Conor McGregor in a boxing match on August 26 . Conor McGregor is 27 and he is a southpaw. Creamfields has announced that they will be screening the historic fight at the festival this year as the fight falls on one of their dates.

Farrell wins fitness battle for Lions Test against New Zealand

The Lions will not be such a pushover when it comes to defending, though Lienert-Brown has said, just like Gatland has preached, that they have something in the locker that they will unleash in the Test series. "The amount of support that I've had personally has just been incredible". "I think he was out white-baiting and the ring was offered out the back of the Ute, so that's typical Stephen Donald".

Game on: Tragedy won't stop annual baseball game

Congressional Baseball Game organizers are raising money for the Capitol Police Memorial Fund ahead of Thursday's charity sporting event at Nationals Park in Washington D.C., one day after Capitol Police saved lives when a gunman opened fire on Republican congressmen and staff at a practice in Arlington, Virginia.

Brits, Kiwis advance to next round in America's Cup prelims

The four races will be sailed Thursday, which had been a lay day. Victory for Emirates Team New Zealand, their second during Friday's racing, put them ahead of the US defending champions in the qualifying races. Land Rover BAR aren't in action tomorrow but Ainslie insists they won't be resting on their laurels. Two impressive victories over Emirates Team New Zealand ensured the holders grabbed a valuable point ahead of the start of the America's Cup proper.

Draymond Green vs. LeBron James: Who will get the last word?

LeBron James is firing back after Draymond Green brought up his name during the Golden State Warriors victory parade on Thursday. When James was asked about stacking rosters and whether he's still down with the concept of assembling star-heavy lineups given Cleveland's emphatic defeat in the finals, the 4-time MVP sounded like a man in denial.

Si Woo Kim making move up leaderboard

The quartet are seven under at Erin Hills after a Friday that saw Japan's Hideki Matsuyama surge up a congested leaderboard with a stunning seven-under 65, while the world's top-ranked players were unable to stage recoveries. "I thought 63 was the number". "Not every day you enjoy a round of golf with an 8 on the card, but I'm a pretty happy man", Casey said. South Korea's Kim Si-Woo was one behind Fowler on nine under after also shooting 68, while three players - Patrick Reed , ...

Sarfraz Ahmed: 'The win will be remembered for a long, long time'

But after beating South Africa and then holding on to beat Sri Lanka they then upset hosts England in the "semi", beating them by eight wickets. Left-arm fast bowler Amir, whose career was nearly ended on the other side of London s River Thames by a ban and jail term he received for his part in a spot-fixing scam during a 2010 Test against England at Lord s, was superb.

Unseeded Ostapenko stuns Halep

She is the first unseeded woman to win at Roland Garros since 1933. Ostapenko hit 54 winners, but it wasn't just the sheer number - it was also the timing. Cahill had briefly walked away from his partnership with Halep after Miami in March due to her negative attitude during matches but reunited with her prior to the clay season.

SRK And Imtiaz Ali Introduce Mini Trails of Jab Harry Met Sejal

Shah Rukh Khan is the King when comes to promoting and marketing his films The actor has chosen the ideal occasion to introduce "Harry" and " Sejal " to his fans. I love it!" Filmmaker Milap Zaveri also shared his love for SRK as he posted, "t's BRILLIANT! To be honest I was shooting at Mehboob Studio, where Shah Rukh Sir, Imtiaz Ali and Anushka Sharma were also shooting.