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No one should discount Pakistan, says Hussey

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Few hours before India-Pakistan final faceoff in Champions Trophy 2017, an adorable picture of former skipper MS Dhoni with Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed's son Abdullah has gone viral on the internet. The top four teams from the group will qualify for the quarter-final. Pakistan, on the other hand, have also lived up to their "unpredictable" standards, with their comprehensive wins over South Africa and Sri Lanka after the first game debacle against Kohli & Co. Read More »

Striking Similarities Between T20 World Cup 2007 And ICC Champions Trophy 2017

You can't ignore it. "It's important to maintain the balance of being confident in your own skill and what you are doing as a team ", he said in a sensible note. Pakistan will need to bowl carefully Sunday against India's Big Three. In fact, even back home in Pakistan , Sarfraz's mother Akeela Bano was delighted to see the photograph of the famous Indian cricketer holding her grandson so gently. Read More »

Tommy Fleetwood pictures changed life with US Open win

It's not the kind of leaderboard that makes someone want to cancel their weekend plans to stay home and watch the last two rounds of the U.S. Open . Fleetwood , six years Casey's junior, continues to impress in only his second U.S. Open tournament. Among the notable players to miss the cut, Rory McIlroy was able to salvage something from his brief appearance at the U.S. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 final

Former Australian batsman Mike Hussey has favoured India in the high-octane Champions Trophy final against Pakistan at "The Oval" on Sunday while adding that the "Men in Green", who have thrown up so many upsets so far in the tournament, should not be discounted. Read More »

Brosher's homer leads Columbia to 4-1 win over Charleston

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This, for the most part, is not newsworthy, except for one reason. Tebow happens to be an outfielder for the Fireflies-the Class A affiliate team for the New York Mets-and on Saturday during his first at bat, he lost hold of his bat and it went careening into the stands. Read More »

Thomas shoots 63, trails Harman by one at US Open

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American Justin Thomas equalled the lowest score in major championship history in stunning fashion to surge into contention for the US Open at Erin Hills. "We're separated by a floor". "I knew he could get it there". Erin Hills may have been formed thousands of years ago by glaciers that plowed through the Wisconsin heartland, but the course was deconstructed Saturday by a kinetic wunderkind yielding space-age technology. Read More »

James, le plan B du PSG — Mercato

Car, toujours selon le quotidien francilien, le choix numéro 1 de ce marché estival des transferts du côté du PSG est désormais Kylian Mbappé . Le départ de Patrick Kluivert et l'arrivée d'Antero Henrique n'y sont pas anodins. En cas d'échec avec l'attaquant de Monaco, James Rodriguez pourrait ainsi être la roue de secours. Pour attirer Mbappé, les Merengue ont mis dans la balance 70 M€ plus James. Read More »

Elderly spectator dies during 2nd round of US Open

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McIlroy was 4 shots off the cut line and Day a whopping 9 shots removed. He was at 7-under 137, two shots clear of anyone else who played early in warm sunshine on a course that getting dry and crispy. That still didn't appear to be almost enough. Matsuyama, at number four the highest ranked player still in the field, starts at five-under along with young South Korean Kim Si-woo, amateur Cameron Champ, PGA Tour rookie Xander Schauffele and veteran Brandt Snedeker. Read More »

Coach Arthur reveals game plan to beat India

The official website sells them for £25 (adults) and £5 (children) but there are people who can't make it to the venue for one reason or another and are selling them at a discount on other websites. Azhar praised pacer Hasan Ali , tournment's highest wicket taker with ten wickets. If the defending champions beat Pakistan today, then they will become the No. Read More »

Casey has rough 14 hole, falls down leaderboard

The U.S. Open was only his sixth start this year. The lead, however, belonged to Brian Harman . ERIN, Wis. (AP ) - An 11-year-old golf course shaped from Wisconsin pastureland was sure to bring something different to the U.S. It was the man's first visit to the Open, the USGA said in a statement. Perhaps the 39-year-old now will after a battling display which seems to have added another string to his already well-bolstered bow. Read More »

Warriors 2017 National Basketball Association championship parade

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The Golden State Warriors say they haven't made any decisions about a visit with President Trump. Residents of Oakland, which recently learned it's losing one of its other beloved teams, the Raiders, to Las Vegas, are still reeling from a police scandal and mourning a deadly warehouse fire. Read More »

Kevin Durant explains why the Warriors are no 'superteam'

A lot of people passed on him. "Maybe he doesn't (invite us) and we don't go, or we don't say anything and make a big deal of it and he doesn't make a big deal of it and we go our separate ways", Iguodala told the paper. Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James also took exception to the superteam moniker. "I don't believe in that", James said. After all, I don't think any of us expected him to step out and say, " You guys were right, that WAS easy! ". Read More »

Patrick Reed sparkles with 65 in US Open third round

Reed, who beat Rory McIlroy in the first singles contest at Hazeltine a year ago and was wearing the pants from his Ryder Cup uniform, said: "You always can take that fire from Ryder Cup and use it in other events". "The guys at the scoring table told me that, so I was pretty pumped about that". Fleetwood, who shot 68, overtook Thomas for the lead with a birdie at 15 and missed an opportunity to get to 13 under when his birdie putt on the par-3 16th hole rolled over the left lip of the ... Read More »

Favourites India wary of maverick Pakistan in high-octane final

India suffered a shock loss to Sri Lanka in the group stage before overwhelming Bangladesh in the semi-final and their captain Virat Kohli has been impressed by Pakistan's resurgence. "The team which has better frame of mind will win the game". Kohli said that he is aware of Pakistan's talent and believe that Pakistan can beat any side of the world on its day. Read More »

Justin Thomas joins leader logjam at US Open

Of course, winning is easier said than done, especially at Erin Hills where the U.S. Open has turned into a birdie barrage. There were 18 rounds in the 60s, starting with one for the record book. But even with his record performance, Thomas now sits in third place. But I can't do that yet because I haven't figured out the other part. "Shooting a good score today gave me a lot of confidence", Matsuyama said. Read More »

76ers, Celtics agree on trade for No. 1 pick

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There is no other way to look at this deal - one that sees the Celtics also acquire a protected 2018 first-round pick from the Los Angeles Lakers or a 2019 first-round pick from the Sacramento Kings , depending on whether the protection criteria is met. Read More »

Fultz works out for 76ers, amid draft trade talks

After Markelle Fultz worked out for the Sixers, he held a brief media session to discuss his feelings toward potentially playing in Philadelphia and his opinion on trade talks. Philadelphia could have a core group of Fultz, Simmons, and Joel Embiid , which could be a prominent trio for years. Philadelphia went 28-54 this past season, after winning 19, 18 and 10 games respectively in the previous three seasons. Read More »

Chelsea no longer require my services - Costa

I get on very well with everyone and that speaks for itself", he told Cadena SER after Spain's 2-1 win over Macedonia on Sunday. That came at the end of a season when Costa scored 26 goals in 46 games for the Premier League champions, but which also saw persistent speculation about the Spain striker's future - with a possible switch to China being widely mooted. Read More »

Mercedes take top two podium spots in Canadian Grand Prix

By taking the front spot on the starting grid he also equaled Ayrton Senna's 65 career poles and is now just three away from Michael Schumacher's all-time record. I'm happy it was that early in the season, even though Monaco is a good one to win. The four-time champion was last in the opening stages of Sunday's race after he was forced to change his front wing following contact with Red Bull's Max Verstappen at Turn One. Read More »

Porsche passe en tête

Mais c'est la voiture N.7 de l'écurie nippone qui connaissait ensuite un problème majeur sur sa boite de vitesse une fois la voiture de sécurité rentrée. La dernière Toyota en lice, la N.8 de Kazuki Nakajima, continue la remontée entamée après les abandons coup sur coup des deux autres: elle pointe désormais dans le top 30, mais toujours à 28 tours de la tête de course. Read More »

Toyota toujours en tête, Porsche derrière

Elle n'est pas encore repartie et elle immobilisée depuis plus d'une heure. Cela nous laisse pour l'instant une seule Porsche face à trois Toyota en tête de la course . Ce temps caniculaire peut-il par ailleurs affecter les pneumatiques et avoir une incidence forte sur leurs performances? L'équipe en a profité pour changer de pilote. Read More »

Wings Of Eagles swoops for shock Derby glory at Epsom

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Douglas Macarthur led for much of the 1m 4f but exhausted down the final stretch and it looked as though Cracksman and Cliffs of Moher - ridden by Frankie Dettori and Ryan Moore respectively - would battle it out for the win until Wings of Eagles came storming down the outside to take it. Read More »

Golden State Warriors Vote Unanimously to Skip White House Visit with Trump

The Golden State Warriors could finally put those jokes about them losing a 3-1 lead to rest. Finals MVP Kevin Durant was on a different bus with his mom. This time everything was ideal for KD. "This is my eighth trip to the Finals and I've had some pretty good ones in my day", he said . "I need to get off of my feet and let my joints and let my body kind of recover from being out on the floor for 14 straight years". Read More »