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Finn in for Woakes in England cricket team

Woakes had been an injury doubt coming into the tournament after missing the final two one-dayers of the series win over South Africa with a thigh issue. An ECB press release said a replacement for Woakes would be named in due course. "The biggest thing for them was because the wicket was so good they struggled to make inroads into England's batting line-up". Read More »

May failed to get the mandate she sought

She inherited a 17-seat majority in the Commons, but called the snap vote to take advantage of opinion polls putting her on course for a landslide. The stunning outcome leaves May battling to unite different factions of her party and reliant on a handful of Northern Irish parliamentarians just nine days before Britain starts the tortuous process of negotiating its departure from the EU. Read More »

Osuigwe wins all-American girls' final in Paris

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One break of Cabal's serve was enough to win each of the two remaining sets, with Venus serving out match point. They clinched their second tour-level title - and their first at a Grand Slam tournament - on their second match point, when Gonzalez hit a forehand long. Read More »

Kohli: 'We had enough runs on the board to beat Sri Lanka'

De Villiers picked up a hamstring problem during Wednesday's defeat to Pakistan which cast doubt on his participation for a match that will see the victor progress to the semi-finals and the loser head home. "As I said, all options are open". It is pretty evident that Ravichandran Ashwin will be playing tomorrow but Kohli made a decision to keep the cards close to his chest. Read More »

Mothers of Durant, Curry celebrate Warriors Game 3 win over Cavaliers

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The reactions in certain situations. Like I saw it, no, I saw it, I just - I don't know what I was doing. Curry: "I really don't have an answer, that's the craziest thing I've ever heard". In Game 3 , the Cavs outplayed the Warriors in the first 46 minutes of the game and it slipped away from our grasp right at the end. "Nearby Curry , in "celebration", made a decision to pause to take an air-dump on the court before heading to the other end". Read More »

Milwaukee 2B Villar carted off field late in Arizona game

The Diamondbacks got right back into the game with one mighty swing in the bottom of the first. He worked 1 1/3 innings and allowed three earned runs on five hits. The Diamondbacks took him off the hook for a loss in the bottom of the fifth thanks to a two-out run-scoring single from Paul Goldschmidt , who drove in Peralta after he doubled off Davies. Read More »

I'm still in good form, insists South Africa captain De Villiers

A quarterfinal, Virat Kohli called it, just the sort of fixture that excites players. Now, India will have win their last group match against South Africa to stay alive in the tournament. India has to set attacking fields to dismiss the openers, rather than relying on mistakes from them in the face of tight bowling. India's ace off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin played any game in the tournament so far and there are speculations that he might be included in the playing XI against ... Read More »

Lions left tackle Taylor Decker expected to be out 4-6 months

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Decker, the No 16 overall pick in the 2016 draft, sustained the injury a few weeks ago during offseason activities and had surgery to fix it earlier this week. The New England Patriots and Buffalo Bills were two of them. Tate was reacting to a graphic from Pro Football Focus which lists him as the NFL's leader in forced missed tackles since 2014 at the wide receiver position, ahead of fifth-placed Edelman. Read More »

Halep and Ostapenko to meet in Roland Garros final

The French Open champion will be a first-time major victor while victory will also crown the Romanian third seed as the new world number one, replacing Angelique Kerber. Ostapenko won despite having 43 unforcd errors to Bacsinszky's 19. - Ostapenko took the first set 7-6 (4). Timea Bacsinszky has called a trainer on court after apparently hurting a knee while chasing a shot. Read More »

Cavaliers Upset That Steph Curry Celebrated A Big Bucket

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Curry had 26 points, 13 rebounds and six assists on the heels of Durant's 31, nine and four. "I really don't know what I did last night - I saw it, I saw it, I don't know what I was doing (laughs)". Cleveland is fighting to avoid a sweep while Golden State is looking to be the first team ever to go a flawless 16-0 in the NBA Playoffs. Still, expect the Cavaliers to come out of the gates in full force in Game 4. Read More »

LeBron James denies claims that he is wearing down

We can play this game all day. First off, Michael Jordan is romanticized more than my grandfather's high-school sweetheart. And honestly, I can't blame these folks one bit. "I will own a team someday", he says in an interview with The Athletic . Now Iguodala had gotten LeBron . Meanwhile, Jordan would absolutely feast on the tight hand-checking rules today. Read More »

Walker leads Mets over Pirates

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While lefties hit Cole at a.329 clip in 2016, they batted.257 against him this season prior to Saturday. "I'm ready. Whatever we've got to do, let's do it'". Tyler Glasnow (2-4) was tagged for five runs in five innings. "Too many balls leaving the park, falling behind in counts". But he found a way to scratch, battle and claw enough to give his team a chance to win the game. Read More »

Mondial-2018: capitaine Kane sauve l'Angleterre de la furia écossaise

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Auteur d'une bonne saison avec les Spurs de Tottenham, Harry Kane participera au match contre l'Ecosse, samedi 10 juin. L'Ecosse est toujours quatrième et risque de regretter longtemps ce but de Kane dans le temps additionnel. L'Ecossais Craig Gordon est coupable sur l'ouverture du score alors que Joe Hart a été bien trop passif sur le premier coup franc de Griffiths. Mais la formation de Gareth Southgate n'aura pas vraiment le droit à l'erreur le 4 septembre lors de la venue à Wembley de la ... Read More »

Alex Salmond loses seat to Conservative Colin Clark

But he was insistent the SNP will win the election north of the border. Other high-profile SNP scalps taken by the Tories were Mike Weir, who was defeated in the Angus seat he has held since 2001, and Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh, who lost Ochil and South Perthshire. Read More »

Lebanon Wants to Ban Wonder Woman Because of Israeli Actress Gal Gadot

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Diana Prince is, after all, a woman who nearly single handedly ends a war waged by men. She's sex positive, she never underestimates her own value, and she saves the film's resident damsel, Steve Trevor ( Chris Pine ). Mobile users will also be able to jump into the Wonder Woman fun, as they will be able to earn two brand new character cards from the movie. Alonso Durable from The Wrap went as far as to say " Wonder Woman ranks as one of the few great ones" in the superhero genre. Read More »

How the British and Irish Lions have fared in New Zealand

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The All Blacks have not lost there since 1994, a run of 36 victories and one draw, while they are also unbeaten in New Zealand since 2009 - a sequence of 45 successive wins. "It will be down to results in the end". That familiarity will no doubt aid the former All Blacks hooker in gelling 41 players from four different countries with little preparation time. Read More »

Le prologue pour Rohan Dennis, premier leader — Tous de Suisse

Rohan Dennis (BMC) s'est montré quelque peu surpris d'avoir remporté avec une telle avance le prologue du Tour de Suisse (WorldTour), samedi. "Et c'est un doublé pour la BMC sur ses terres puisque Dennis devance son coéquipier Stefan Küng (+ 8"), qui débute sur la course, et Matthias Brändle (Trek-Segafredo) à 9 secondes. Read More »

Vettel fastest as Ferrari dominate final practise

It was here 10 years ago where Hamilton secured his first ever grand prix victory, and he will now be odds-on to record his sixth victory in Montreal after his blistering lap . The triple world champion has struggled for pace in two of his last three outings, and he admitted on Thursday that he was unsure whether he will be back on top at a track where he has won on five occasions. Read More »

Defending champ Nordqvist shoots 7-under 64 for LPGA lead

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Ko, who has held the top spot for 84 weeks, is not playing in the event and was certain to relinquish her crown to either Ariya, another absentee in New Jersey, or Ryu, who had to finish at least third to displace the New Zealander. "I didn't break anything, but I fall on the stairs and I bruised my tail bone". "Sometimes I was really unlucky because of one yard". "I feel really pleased with how I played today". Read More »