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Champions Trophy: New Zealand win toss, ask England to bat

Champions Trophy: New Zealand win toss, ask England to bat

Like the weather veering from bright sunshine to threatening showers, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson made 21 bowling changes as the Black Caps successfully limited their suffering at the hands of England's deep batting lineup. New Zealand will look to revive their Champions Trophy campaign by beating England in Cardiff on Tuesday after a frustrating start to the one-day global tournament. Read More

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Warriors beat Cavaliers in Game 5, win NBA title

Fans light fireworks on a street in downtown Oakland, Calif., after the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday June 12, 2017. Is it Michael Jordan? Nobody will have the same 15 players they ended the season with. Curry and Durant also heard from former President Barack Obama with congratulations, though Durant said he was most excited that among 200 messages was a text from a high school girlfriend he didn't realize still ... Read More

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Warriors ride Durant to beat Cavaliers and clinch National Basketball Association title

Toward the end, Durant caught himself, saying , "I'm talking too much at this point". "I was anxious, I was jittery. And I did that from day one, and I just tried to stay with that". "That's what I found when I came here, and I definitely appreciate the type of people we have here from top to bottom", Durant said. "To be back here and bring gold Larry (O'Brien) back home, I'm just excited to be a part of this group and accomplish something special". Read More

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LeBron James Doesn't Believe He Played For Superteams With Cavs, Heat

Stephen Curry tucked a celebratory cigar into his right sock for safekeeping as he handled all of his post-championship obligations. Kyrie Irving added 26 points and J.R. The Warriors won in 2015 before the Cavs made their historic comeback previous year. After a highly competitive but ultimately lopsided five-game series, that widespread assumption was proven more accurate than anyone could have anticipated before it began. Read More

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Nishikori's erratic loss to Murray reflects his French Open

World No1 Sir Andy Murray has promised to come out all guns blazing in his semi-final clash with Stan Wawrinka after booking his place in the French Open last four with victory over Kei Nishikori yesterday. It's winning when you're not playing your best is more impressive". In another quarterfinal, Pliskova meets No. 28 Caroline Garcia, a 6-2, 6-4 victor against Alize Cornet in a match between two Frenchwomen. Read More

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Grand Rapids Griffins win second Calder Cup championship

Grand Rapids Griffins win second Calder Cup championship

Todd Nelson has won the American Hockey League championship. Hicketts, a signed Detroit Red Wings prospect, had a goal and seven assists in Grand Rapids 19 playoff games. Mike McKenna finished with 22 saves for Syracuse. Ford tied the game 1-1 just 18 seconds into the second period with his eighth goal but the Crunch regained the lead 2-1 on Taormina's fifth goal at 7:51. Read More

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Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden Has Heated Exchange With US Attorney General

Indian-American senator Kamala Harris launched a tough question-answer round on US Attorney General Jeff Sessions who testified at a Senate hearing on Tuesday. Last week, at the hearing of former FBI Director James Comey , panel Chairman Richard Burr had admonished Harris. Franken. "We know that a hostile foreign power-Russia-sought to undermine our democracy by meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Read More

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India vs Pakistan Match Prediction, Preview Champions Trophy 2017

India vs Pakistan Match Prediction, Preview Champions Trophy 2017

The game features a match between crickets vs snails, which is a reference made by the tech-giant that the game would work even on a slow network. Also, share your plans of how you will watch the epic encounter. It is against England that Bangladesh begin their Champions Trophy campaign, on Thursday, and while Tamim understood the heft of the challenge ahead of them, he wanted his team to draw from the good memories of their recent past. Read More

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Halep confident of French Open triumph

Halep confident of French Open triumph

Now she stands one match away from becoming the first unseeded player in the professional era to win the women's title at the French Open and the first Latvian grand slam champion. French TV flashed up a great stat during Ostapenko's semifinal win Thursday over Timea Bacsinszky , showing the speed of various players' forehands during this year's tournament. Read More

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French Open Semi-Final Jelena Ostapenko's Best Present

The third seed, who will become world No.1 if she defeats Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko in Saturday's showdown, benefited from her opponent's unforced errors in the first set before Pliskova rediscovered her touch. Mladenovic endured a rollercoaster tournament filled with ups and downs, and she was very emotional on the court on Tuesday, almost bursting into tears just before the second rain delay. Read More

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Shots Fired at Congress Members in Virginia

Shots Fired at Congress Members in Virginia

Michael L. Brown wouldn't identify them or give their conditions. In a Tweet , Trump said that Scalise was "badly injured but will fully recover". Alexandria police said five people, including the suspect, were wounded and transported to local hospitals, and President Donald Trump announced the gunman has since died. Read More

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Five telling stats from the Penguins-Predators series

The defending champions provided an emphatic and repeated reminder of what makes them such a hard out in a 6-0 demolition of the Nashville Predators in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final to take a 3-2 lead. Only 91 seconds had elapsed in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup final and already Sidney Crosby had accomplished so much. As the final hours ticked away on a June Monday night, the Preds had just flipped the tables on any possible thought of an easy cup title some Penguins fans may have ... Read More

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Quiz: How much do you remember about past Premier League opening days?

Champions Chelsea begin against Burnley , while promoted trio Brighton and Hove Albion , Newcastle United and Huddersfield Town take on Manchester City , Tottenham and Crystal Palace respectively. "We also have a great game to round off the season with Chelsea visiting us on the last day of the season". FA Cup winners Arsenal will return to Wembley for the north London derby in February, with Spurs first heading to the Emirates on 18 November. Read More

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Trump lets Pentagon set Afghanistan troop levels

Trump lets Pentagon set Afghanistan troop levels

There are currently 8,500 United States troops in Afghanistan , and proposals are expected to add between 3,000 and 5,000 more troops to the war, now in its 16th year. About 8,500 US troops and another 5,000 other foreign allies are still stationed in Afghanistan, even though the official combat mission there ended in 2014. Read More

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Unknown number killed in massive London high-rise blaze

Many people are still unaccounted for and firefighters are continuing to tackle "pockets of fire" in the block. London Mayor Sadiq Khan said a "major incident" had been declared. In a statement on the council's website, the council said tower block cladding - believed to have contributed to the London blaze - complied with Scottish building regulations. Read More

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Diego Costa set for Chelsea exit: Man United, Liverpool or Arsenal keen?

He spent four seasons at Atleti and suggested he might be open to a return, despite the La Liga club being banned from signing players until the January transfer window. "I feel very strongly about Atletico and I will continue to enjoy the club very much whether I go there or anywhere else". Last summer, Costa was linked with a move away from Chelsea , and the prevailing narrative was a return to Atletico Madrid . Read More

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Spieth expects big swing at 18th hole, literally and figuratively

Instead of complaining about the obstacles and allowing it to enter a player's subconscious, champions embrace the obstacles, as tough as they may be, and find a way around or out of them. Still, it won't be the death sentence Na made it out to be in his video. Same in Canada, when I hit the shot in 18, it was a 5-iron. It just depends on where it ends up, what the lie is. Read More

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Pakistan fined for slow over-rate against Sri Lanka in CT

Mohammad Amir and Hassan Ali have been the showstoppers for them Hassan Ali is now placed at the second spot when it comes to highest wickets. Pakistan's Mohammad Hafeez (R) and Pakistan's Babar Azam walks back to the pavilion after Pakistan won the ICC Champions Trophy semi-final cricket match between England and Pakistan in Cardiff yesterday. Read More

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Democratic congressional baseball team sheltered for an hour after learning of shooting

A Capitol Police officer who was part of Rep. Scalise's security detail also was wounded , as were a current congressional staffer and a lobbyist for Tyson Foods who previously worked for Congress. In a Tweet , Trump said that Scalise was "badly injured but will fully recover". Rep. Mike Conaway (R-TX), who said he had been at first base when the shooting started, said he saw a staffer or lobbyist laying behind auto, shot in the chest. Read More

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Browns First Overall Pick Hurts Foot In Practice

Browns First Overall Pick Hurts Foot In Practice

Garrett was working with the backup defense during a two-minute drill. Jackson added that he thought Garrett's departure from the field without a trainer was "a good sign". "I don't know that for sure, but we'll find out as I go inside". The Browns will wrap up their three-day minicamp on Thursday and then it's six weeks off until the real business of training camp gets underway at the end of July. Read More

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NBA Warriors end charmed season with 2nd title in 3 years

NBA Warriors end charmed season with 2nd title in 3 years

I'm not happy at all. The win provided redemption for the Warriors , who brought Kevin Durant over from the Oklahoma City Thunder last offseason to bolster their already high-powered offense. Golden State responded with a 10-3 run, Durant scoring five as the Warriors stretched their margin back to 108-98. Draymond Green stayed on the court in a game that featured three technicals on one play 3:08 before halftime. Read More

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