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India win toss, elect to field

India win toss, elect to field

Arthur said the players have changed their cricketing behaviour and have worked hard at expanding their game. After hardships of over two-weeks, India and Pakistan stand on the brink of One-Day supremacy as both teams after a gap of 10 years clash in an ICC final. Read More

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World game's biggest match to decide Champions Trophy title

India , on the other hand, started their champions trophy campaign in an emphatic fashion by Pakistan by 124 runs under the D/L method but suffered a seven-wicket loss to Sri Lanka . "I said before the Edgbaston game, I thought they were really, really calm , but they're very, very excited now, and there's a hell of a good vibe in that dressing room", said Arthur. Read More

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Cup leaders up front in MI

Shortly after a restart with 10 laps to go, Danica Patrick got the worst of a bunch-up after making contact with Daniel Suárez, as she was sent flying off the track and into the wall. "I know I led a lot of laps, but it seemed like whenever he wanted to get the lead, (Truex) hit a nitro button and would just cruise up to the lead and check out", Larson said. Read More

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Last group tees off at US Open at Erin Hills

Harman, who had begun the day in a four-way tie for the lead, carded a five-under 67 which included six birdies and one bogey. Koepka's 16 under matched the tournament scoring record set by Rory McIlroy at Congressional in 2011, and the 27-year-old admitted afterwards that the course suited his big-hitting style down to the ground. Read More

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Fleury among players exposed for Vegas NHL expansion draft

Their selections will be revealed later to the public later Wednesday night at the 2017 NHL Awards at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Panthers general manager Dale Tallon released a statement that said in part: Out of respect for the process and our players, we will not be commenting on the makeup of our protected list until after the expansion process ends on Wednesday. Read More

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Halep and Svitolina into French quarters

Halep and Svitolina into French quarters

Nishikori has won just two of 10 matches against Murray, but can't remember beating the British player at the U.S. Open a year ago. Murray, a 2016 finalist, will next face 2015 victor Stan Wawrinka . "Andy knows what he has to do", Ivanisevic said. Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will look to set up a semi-final clash on Tuesday, with Nadal taking on Carreno Busta and Djokovic meeting Dominic Thiem . Read More

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Jones hails England veterans and rookies

Jones hails England veterans and rookies

Charlie Ewels, Piers Francis and Will Collier all scored their first England tries , while scrum-half Danny Care got the other and his half-back partner George Ford underlined his importance to the team with another man-of-the-match performance which included five goals and a timely drop goal . Read More

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People Are Convinced The Celtics Are About To Trade For Jimmy Butler

People Are Convinced The Celtics Are About To Trade For Jimmy Butler

Now barring any hiccups before Monday, the Sixers will have the No. 1 pick in Thursday's draft, clearing the way for Fultz to become a Sixer . That's a terrific draft haul in a normal situation, especially when combined with another unprotected pick coming Boston's way next summer from the Brooklyn Nets as the final piece of the remarkable trade the two franchises made in 2013 that should ensure the Celtics two chances to crack the top three spots in the draft for a third straight ... Read More

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National Hockey League teams release protected lists for expansion draft

The Blues have elected to protect Jake Allen, Patrik Berglund, Jay Bouwmeester, Joel Edmundson, Alex Pietrangelo, Ryan Reaves , Jaden Schwartz, Paul Stastny, Vladimir Sobotka, Alexander Steen and Vladimir Tarasenko. If the Expansion Club signs a Restricted Free Agent from the Available List of a Current Club during said period, the Current Club will not be entitled to any compensation from the Expansion Club. Read More

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Mexico Hold Portugal In Confederations Cup

Hernandez also missed a clear chance for a victor before Ronaldo started the move that led to Cedric Soares' deflected late strike. Portugal has lost just twice since their Euro Cup victory last summer in Paris and, after announcing they expect a full strength roster for the Confederations, seem poised to continue their dominance. Read More

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Brooks Koepka caps a record week with US Open title

The American became the seventh consecutive first-time major championship victor when he saluted in the US Open today. The Globe's most recent sports headlines delivered to your inbox every morning. One of golf's biggest hitters, the 27-year-old also demonstrated a killer instinct along with a deft touch with the putter, rolling in a monster 41-foot birdie putt at the eighth. Read More

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Russia Win Confed Cup Opener

The eight-team tournament will put Russia's ability to handle thousands of visiting and home fans under the spotlight. The Confederations Cup kicked off with host nation Russian Federation opening the World Cup rehearsal tournament against New Zealand. Read More

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Kershaw extends win streak as Dodgers take down Indians

Francona said he was taken from Progressive Field to Cleveland Clinic in an ambulance. Los Angeles is 4-0 all-time at Progressive Field and 24-9 this season when playing outside their division. Los Angeles rallied for four runs in the eighth inning of Wednesday's game to come away with a win. The Indians (31-30), meanwhile, continue to hover around the.500 mark as they have for most of the season. Read More

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Pakistan beat India to lift Champions Trophy

Amir trapped Rohit Sharma lbw from the third ball, before captain Virat Kohli was dropped and then dismissed in successive balls. "It's been an up and down ride for us but I'm so proud of the boys", Arthur said . Kohli's assessment from the first game proved right in the final as well, although India lost the summit clash. And while a hugely powerful India line up still fancied their chances on a decent wicket, their confidence was left in ruins after a thrilling burst from Amir ... Read More

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Ronaldo thinking only of Confederations Cup, says Silva

Cedric Soares and Pepe , who had been practicing separately because they were not fully fit, joined the rest of Portugal's group in Thursday's session at Rubin Kazan's training grounds. He attracted headlines last week after being accused by a Spanish prosecutor of defrauding the country's tax authorities. The Portuguese sports daily A Bola published a front-page story Friday saying that Ronaldo was upset with the accusations made against him and that his decision was ... Read More

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Hockey is a very scary game: Kohli

As for the intense pressure that will surround the final, Arthur said he hoped his young players could draw on their experience of the Pakistan Super League. Despite Azhar's confidence, the weight of recent history is strongly in favour of India to defend their Champions Trophy title. Even though India are warm favourites, skipper Virat Kohli said his side isn't "too arrogant" to go into the tournament decider thinking they already have the title in their hands. Read More

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Ramos, Zidane calling Ronaldo to persuade him on Real Madrid stay

Real Madrid are considering freezing negotiations with Manchester United over Alvaro Morata in the wake of speculation surrounding the future of Cristiano Ronaldo . What remains to be seen now is which club makes the attempt to land Ronaldo in the summer transfer window. The main favorites for the signing of the Portuguese are considered "PSG" and " Manchester United ", but stand "Red devils", because the colors of the club Ronaldo was already protected before moving to Madrid . Read More

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Rory McIlroy calls out Steve Elkington after 'bored' remark

Rory McIlroy calls out Steve Elkington after 'bored' remark

Other professionals, golf journalists and civilian Twitter users entered the free-for-all, majority siding with McIlroy, but Elkington remained undeterred, responding "New [sic] you were a money guy". The Ulsterman has won $35.5 million on the PGA Tour alone, almost 41 times what Elkington won over his career. McIlroy returns to action right away at the Travelers Championship and also has the Irish Open and Scottish Open on his schedule ahead of the Open at Royal Birkdale. Read More

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Aulas ready to reject Arsenal approach

Aulas ready to reject Arsenal approach

Alexandre Lacazette's proposed move to Atletico Madrid is off, according to Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas. Arsenal have been heavily linked with a move for Lacazette and it has been claimed that they are now the favourites to sign him but they could face competition from Premier League clubs. Read More

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India wins toss, bowls first in Champions Trophy final

India wins toss, bowls first in Champions Trophy final

The ICC Champions Trophy 2017 tournament is finally over and Pakistan team has emerged the winners - they beat India by 180 runs in the final to clinch their maiden Champions Trophy crown. Only four times has 300 been chased successfully at the Oval . Pakistan enhanced their long-held reputation as one of the most unpredictable teams in world sport with an extraordinary and overwhelming victory over bitter local rivals India in the Champions Trophy final on Sunday. Read More

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Key hole at the US Open

The Japanese star began the day at two over par and is now five under and just two shots back of the lead. The cut-line for the top 60 players and fell at one-over. Erin - Rickie Fowler is confident of "getting the job done" after resurrecting his hopes of a maiden major at the US Open on Saturday. Ahead of what promises to be a gripping Sunday showdown at Erin Hills , we take a look at those best placed to break new ground by taking the title. Read More

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Mexico snatch draw with Portugal in Confederations Cup

It was his ferocious half-volley against the woodwork that led to Nani's disallowed opener, with VAR deployed to rule out the goal, it would appear, for offside. "It's Portugal , not just Cristiano", said Mexican goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa after Wednesday's training in Kazan, Russia . Quaresma had an opportunity to get his second of the game and win it for his team with 10 minutes to go, set up for an acrobatic effort by Ronaldo only to shoot straight at the 'keeper. Read More

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Pakistan demolish holders India to win Champions Trophy

The Pakistan bowling corps engineered a spectacular collapse of India's top order , sending Rohit Sharma , Kohli and tournament high-scorer Shikhar Dhawan back to the dressing room within the first 15 overs. The only standout performance came from all-rounder Hardik Pandya who raised hopes through his brilliant innings of 76 off 43 balls after the team after they were reduced 72 for the loss of six wickets went in vain. Read More

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Koepka in control and with a 1-shot lead at US Open

Fleetwood finished fourth at 11-under. The Englishman continues a tremendous 2017, with aspirations of glory at next month's Open Championship perfectly realistic. Spieth won this tournament two years ago in a dramatic finish at Chambers Bay, but a balky putter slowed his chances early in the week and a third-round 76 ended any hopes of winning a third major title. Read More

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Arnold Palmer's 1960 US Open win honored at Erin

And he succeeded as US Open champion his good friend Dustin Johnson, who missed the cut at Erin Hills but gave him a pep talk on the phone after Saturday's third round. Reed was one of the biggest movers, powering up the board with a dazzling seven-under-par 65 that included four birdies on the front nine against one bogey. Read More

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Portugal sees Ronaldo fully focused on Confederations Cup

Ronaldo scored twice and set up Silva's goal in the team's 3-0 win at Latvia in European World Cup qualifying last week, the team's last match before Sunday's Group A opener against Mexico at Kazan Arena. The lineups for the second game of Group A of the Confederations Cup 2017, Portugal vs Mexico , have been announced. "Because of the domination we had, the way we played out and always looked for a controlled path to goal". Read More

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Rangers manager Pedro Caixinha spotted with Portuguese pair Fabio Cardoso and Dalcio

Rangers manager Pedro Caixinha spotted with Portuguese pair Fabio Cardoso and Dalcio

Herrera arrived on a flight from Cardiff at 9.15pm after attending the Champions League final. Dalcio is a 21-year-old Benfica forward but has yet to play for the first team, although he has top-team experience with Belenenses. The 28-year-old has nine caps but all but one was won in 2015, which means Rangers would need to win a work permit appeal to complete his signing. The striker has nine Mexico caps and three worldwide goals to this name, with the new man set to be tasked with ... Read More

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Infantino: Not time to think about future of Confed Cup

It is played by the continental champions plus the host nation and the World Cup victor. The Hermitage is now home to some 50 cats which live in the museum's cellars and catch mice. "We have a very, very good team, we have some good players in our team and the objective for us is to do something significant", he said. FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura said Russia's readiness had "surpassed expectations". Read More

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Morales, Martin help Blue Jays beat White Sox to snap skid

Morales, Martin help Blue Jays beat White Sox to snap skid

The Jays managed just six hits, four off Pelfrey. White Sox: Prior to Sunday's game, Chicago placed RHP Miguel Gonzelez on the 10-day DL, retroactive to June 15, with inflammation in his right shoulder. Hanson's single through the gap brought in Omar Narvaez from third in the next inning, adding to Chicago's already sizable lead. As the White Sox centre-fielder jumped up to catch the ball it bounced off the wall directly behind his glove and over. Read More

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Kite looks back on windy final round at Pebble

The one thing all of these golfers have in common? That is not to say there hasn't been excitement or drama. Starting today's third round, four players were tied at 137, 7-under par. Brian Harman and Justin Thomas will be the... So far, there have been 49 rounds in the 60s. Conditions for the final round are expected to be the windiest they have been all week and leader Harman, who posted a five-under-par 67 on Saturday, believes he is well-equipped to deal with the increased wind. Read More

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