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Pakistan qualify for ICC Champions Trophy final

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Talking to media after England's defeat in the semi-final, Morgan said that his team was nowhere near to the game it played earlier in the tournament. "We left ourselves short today adapting to conditions ". The skipper admitted they struggled to play their usual explosive brand of cricket on a sluggish wicket at Sophia Gardens. Read More »

My dear old thing... Henry Blofeld to retire from TMS commentary job

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Blofeld will retire from his role as commentator on the BBC Radio 4's Test Match Special programme in September. Deteriorating eyesight is a reason and he wanted to quit in own terms. Blofeld adds: "My greatest memory?" Looking back over his career Blofeld picked out one outstanding highlight, shared by many cricket fans of a certain generation - England's third Test win over Australia in 1981. Read More »

Mendy va filer à Bordeaux

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C'était annoncé, c'était attendu, c'est quasiment officiel: Alexandre Mendy va s'engager à Bordeaux. Il retrouvera en Gironde l'entraîneur qui fut à l'origine de son arrivée à Guingamp, Jocelyn Gourvennec. Read More »

LaVar Ball celebrates after Lonzo Ball selected by Lakers

Russell and Timofey Mozgov's onerous contract went to Brooklyn for Brook Lopez and the 27th overall pick, Utah forward Kyle Kuzma . That leaves the Los Angeles Lakers with the only pick that is not already set in stone. Lonzo Ball puts on a cap as he approaches the stage after being selected by the Los Angeles Lakers as the No. 2 pick overall during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017 , in NY. Read More »

CP NewsAlert: Leafs centre Auston Matthews wins Calder as NHL's top rookie

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Kyle has since been seen attending a couple of McDavid's games. "I've played EA Sports NHL every year since I was kid". Toronto started the season with the second-youngest roster in the league. It was never about "if" McDavid would win the Hart, but more about 'when, ' and in the spirit of the city where the awards ceremony took place, you'd get long odds if you were to bet that this Hart was to be his last. Read More »

Detroit Tigers release closer Francisco Rodriguez, bring up Bruce Rondon

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The Tigers announced this afternoon they have recalled right-handed pitcher Bruce Rondon from Triple-A Toledo. He was also critical of the communication by manager Brad Ausmus, saying "To be honest, no one talked to me". He had a 3.24 ERA and a 1.131 WHIP over 58.1 innings in 2016, after being an All-Star the previous two seasons with the Brewers. Rodriguez started the 2017 season as Detroit's closer after saving 44 games with a 3.24 ERA last season. Read More »

Qatar Airways urges UN action against Gulf 'blockade'

Britain on Monday urged Gulf states including Saudi Arabia to ease a blockade of Qatar and to find an immediate solution to the impasse through mediation. A total of 12 direct calls per month to Hamad Port from Sohar port have been added as part of the newly announced services. "We have some very serious discussions right now going on". Read More »

Ice Cube says Chauncey Billups 'took that job' as Cavs GM

Although, nothing has been announced or made official - Actor and rapper Ice Cube seemingly broke the news that former National Basketball Association player Chauncey Billups will not be fulfilling his obligations to his new BIG3 league as a player/coach, because he accepted the Cleveland Cavaliers GM position. Read More »

Kiwi Tai Webster goes unpicked in NBA Draft

The Minnesota Timberwolves pulled off the biggest surprise, and traded for Jimmy Butler. Fultz's success as an National Basketball Association rookie will ultimately depend upon the availability of both Embiid and Simmons, and if they can stay healthy for the majority of the season. Read More »

National Basketball Association draft draws second-largest audience on ESPN

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In the second round, Los Angeles welcomed another Bryant. It was wonderful. I talked to Rob Pelinka , Magic (Johnson ), Coach (Luke) Walton, it was fantastic. I couldn't ask for anything more. "The right people are in charge". Will Russell, only 21 years old, blossom in Brooklyn and make the Lakers regret giving up on him? "I think LaVar is going to be LaVar", Pelinka said . Read More »

Raiders reward QB Derek Carr with record $125 million deal

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According to published reports, Carr receives $40 million guaranteed and he also has a $30.2 million injury guarantee. Carr had a huge year with the Raiders last season, passing for 3,937 yards and 28 touchdowns with just six interceptions, en route to the Raiders first postseason appearance since 2002. Read More »

Vegas échange Trevor van Riemsdyk aux Hurricanes

Van Riemsdyk avait été le choix de Vegas en provenance des Blackhawks de Chicago. En 2016-2017, il a inscrit cinq buts et 11 mentions d'aide pour 16 points en 58 rencontres, tout en conservant un différentiel de +17. Au moment d'écrire ces lignes, on ne savait toujours pas ce que les Golden Knights ont obtenu en retour. Il doit empocher 825 000$ la saison prochaine, la dernière d'un contrat de trois ans. Read More »

Bears fans will need to sign up for free training camp tickets

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The 2017 7UP Chicago Bears Training Camp is also brought to you by Kankakee County Convention & Visitors Bureau, PNC and Verizon. The Bears will conduct their Family Fest practice at Soldier Field on Saturday, Aug. The first 1,000 fans to enter practice each day will receive either a Bears button mirror, rally flag, headband, fan wig, fidget spinner, foam fan, lapel pin, eye black or magnet schedule. Read More »

Lakers Coach Admits LaVar Ball's Bold Boast Will Put Pressure On Lonzo

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Considering the Lakers have held the No. 2 pick in the draft for three years straight, and finished with the third-worst record in the league a season ago, this is a pretty bold and ridiculous claim. And all I can say is that we walked away from that really impressed with the family". "We want the ball moving, and we want to play an up-tempo game, and that's what Ball is a genius at", Walton said as he drowned in a sea of microphones and cameras only minutes after the selection had gone ... Read More »

GOP senator is latest to oppose health bill

GOP Sens. Rob Portman of OH and Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia also expressed concerns about the bill's cuts to Medicaid and drug addiction efforts. University of Houston Professor Seth Chandler, who specializes in health and insurance law, said that with all the focus on how the GOP health bill significantly reduces Medicaid funding, the effects on Medicare have become something of an afterthought. Read More »

Capitals re-sign TJ Oshie to $46 million, 8-year deal

At 30, Oshie gets a long term contract and financial stability for the next eight years. It was easily the best season of Oshie's career and was topped off with four goals and 12 point in 13 playoff games. But that is still pretty far down the road, and the Capitals are a better team in the short-term with him back in the mix. The deal came just over an hour before the start of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft and took away some uncertainty that surrounded Oshie's future. Read More »

Malik Monk 'can't believe' he'll play for Michael Jordan

Of the seven players added, Nike signed three from the University of Kentucky: guard De'Aaron Fox, guard Malik Monk and center Bam Adebayo. "The 6'3" shooting guard tore up the hardwood in college last season, averaging 19.8 points per game en route to being named the Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year and the SEC Player of the Year. Read More »

Top Dawg: Markelle Fultz drafted No. 1 overall by Philadelphia 76ers

Here are the most notable trades that went down during the draft. However, the Dallas Mavericks started the freshmen trend over again with the No. 9 pick selecting freshmen Dennis Smith voted the freshmen of the year in the ACC. Former Kansas center Joel Embiid was drafted fourth overall in 2014. No other U.S. university player averaged 14 points with six rebounds and six assists a game as well. Read More »

Jeb Bush joins Romney in pursuit of Miami Marlins

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The former presidential candidate joins forces with Tagg Romney , who is Mitt Romney's oldest son. Thursday, Jeter met with Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred in NY to discuss a possible sale, but the future Hall of Famer's group is thought to be short on funds when it comes to the reported asking price of $1.3 billion. Read More »

Socceroos draw with Cameroon — FIFA Confederations Cup

Germany defeated Australia 3-2 and Chile beat Cameroon 2-0. After Cameroon's draw vs. Australia , the victor of Thursday's clash will clinch a place in the Confederations Cup semifinals. The draw left both sides trailing Germany and Chile, who meet later in Kazan, and needing to win their final match just to have any hope of reaching the semi-finals. Read More »

Chris Young cut by Royals, who sign Neftali Feliz

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He allowed 86 earned runs and allowed 35 homers in 118 2/3 innings across the last two seasons. He served as the team's closer during the first part of the year, recording saves in eight of his first nine opportunities through May 4, which included his 100 career save on April 5 vs. Read More »