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England ODI captain Eoin Morgan: 'We failed to adapt, Pakistan were better'

England ODI captain Eoin Morgan: 'We failed to adapt, Pakistan were better'

Prasing both his bowlers and batsmen for the stupendous win, Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed said: "We bowled very well and after that the batting was good too. "The seamers for Pakistan bowled superbly, you couldn't really argue that". But Pakistan had the game all but won at 173 for two. Morgan believes that experience, on the same strip prepared for this match, played its part - and spelled out that England did not take unpredictable Pakistan lightly. Read More

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Gatland accuses New Zealand of 'subtle' cheating

Gatland accuses New Zealand of 'subtle' cheating

Replacements: 16-Kristian Dacey, 17-Alan Dell, 18-Tomas Francis, 19-Cory Hill, 20-Alun Wyn Jones, 21-Gareth Davies, 22-Finn Russell, 23-Tommy Seymour. 15-Shaun Stevenson, 14-Toni Pulu, 13-Tim Nanai-Williams, 12-Johnny Faauli, 11-Solomon Alaimalo, 10-Stephen Donald (captain), 9-Finlay Christie, 8-Tom Sanders, 7-Lachlan Boshier, 6-Mitchell Brown, 5-Michael Allardice, 4-Dominic Bird, 3-Nepo Laulala, 2-Liam Polwart, 1-Siegfried Fisi'ihoi. Read More

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Will The McGregor-Mayweather Fight Be A Joke?

Will The McGregor-Mayweather Fight Be A Joke?

The contest, nearly certain to be the biggest grossing event in boxing history, was confirmed on Wednesday and is set to take place at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas on August 26 . " Boxing is a whole different world. but Conor really believes in himself, and I think he's going to put up a good fight ". Both men had previously said they wanted $100m (£78m) each for the fight and negotiations have gone back and forth for about a year. Read More

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Chris Smalling to leave Manchester United

Chris Smalling to leave Manchester United

Smalling has struggled to impress Reds boss Jose Mourinho , and following the capture of Victor Lindelof from Benfica , the England global could slip further down the pecking order. Tottenham are ready to offload Kevin Wimmer this summer and want to sell him for £20m. Dier was reminded by Pochettino in March that it was Spurs who "provided all the tools" for him "to be a Premier League player". Read More

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Cristiano Ronaldo 'tells Real Madrid teammates he is leaving'

Cristiano Ronaldo 'tells Real Madrid teammates he is leaving'

Bale is the natural heir to the throne and should flourish once he can focus on goals rather than assisting Ronaldo , having failed to match his goal tally in his final season at Tottenham since arriving in the Spanish capital. Ronaldo is said to be "very sad and really upset" at the accusation. And now they say Ronaldo "does not want to continue in Spain and therefore will look to leave La Liga next month". Read More

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Canada's Henderson maintains lead at Meijer Classic

Canada's Henderson maintains lead at Meijer Classic

Coming off a playoff loss to Ariya Jutanugarn last week at the Manulife Classic in Cambridge, Ont., Thompson had six birdies - four on the back nine - and a bogey to reach 15-under 196. She has a 36-hole lead for the first time since late last September in China in the Reignwood LPGA Classic . She won the last of her 11 tour titles in 2014. Read More

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Kane rescues draw for England against Scotland

I was trying to get a good contact on it and side-footed into the net", he told ITV . I think going 2-1 down in the manner that we did, a lot of heads could have dropped or people could have been sulking or so forth. Former Scotland global Steve Nicol laments England's last-gasp equaliser as "unprofessional" defending by Scotland . Marcus Rashford will fill a similar position to that he is used to at Manchester United when lining up for England against Scotland . Read More

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Small margins can be massive in cricket: Virat Kohli

Pakistan smashed the highest total in a Champions Trophy final - 338-4 that included a maiden century from opener Fakhar Zaman - after being made to bat first by defending champion India at The Oval on Sunday. At the end of 15 overs , Pakistan scored 86/0 at the run rate of 5.73, with Azhar Ali not out on 40 off 46 balls (5x4 1x6), and Fakhar Zaman unbeatable on 33 off 45 balls (4x4 0x6). Read More

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Rutherford's double leads Charleston to 5-1 win over Columbia

Rutherford's double leads Charleston to 5-1 win over Columbia

Tebow began the season like a storybook star, hitting two home runs in his first four games as an outfielder/designated hitter for the Columbia Fireflies. Tebow went 1 for 2 with a double and two RBIs. Needing a win to ensure the first half title and a playoff spot, Columbia (40-28) jumped out to an early advantage, collecting three straight hits in the first before Dash Winningham plated his 46th of the year with a sacrifice fly. Read More

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Pakistan to get gold crown on beating India in CT final

India , on the other side have looked a balanced side with both their batting and bowling departments having managed to click throughout the tournament. The match between the two sides is always special. India vs Pakistan final, ICC Champions Trophy: Every cricket fan is eagerly waiting for Super Sunday's high-octane India vs Pakistan Champions Trophy final. Read More

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Rampant Lions make statement with record win

Rampant Lions make statement with record win

Lions coach Warren Gatland said the result, and the fact that Hansen had been speaking out about the visitors in the past week, indicated that he was getting concerned about the test series. "It's a huge day for me personally and an incredible honour to captain the Lions against a good side like the Maoris and to come out with a huge win, I'm proud of the boys". Read More

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ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final

Left-arm fast Muhammad Amir kicked off Pakistan's bowling attack, taking three crucial early wickets ─ those of Rohit Sharma , Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan . Kohli admits they could have bowled better to keep Pakistan's score lower than what they got. When asked who will win this tournament, nearly all experts agreed on one answer - anyone but Pakistan . Read More

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Lewis Hamilton wins Canadian GP for record sixth time

Lewis Hamilton wins Canadian GP for record sixth time

Not since the heyday of Hamilton's childhood hero Ayrton Senna's intense rivalry with his McLaren team-mate Alain Prost almost 30 years ago has a battle for glory so comprehensively captured the imagination. "I asked to check and then running behind the safety vehicle with the damage, it was so slow that you couldn't really feel it". "If we apply the same diligence that we did in the past two weeks after every single race, even after a win, we're sure that we can continue to fight and maybe ... Read More

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Ward stuns Kovalev in rematch to retain three titles

Ward then began pounding Kovalev to the midsection again, and Kovalev bent over helplessly. The former super middleweight champ, Ward is unbeaten in 31 fights; Kovalev is 30-1-1. "We have to try", Duva said. I went right back there again, and he wasn't reacting. "I saw Sergey's (protective) cup going up from the back during that whole sequence". Read More

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Russia coach has comic touch at Confederations Cup

Portugal face Mexico at the Kazan Arena while Cameroon and Chile will meet at the Otkritie Arena in Moscow . "For us it is very important to make people in the country fall in love with the national team", said Smolov, who scored into an unguarded goal to finish an attack he started with a surging run into the penalty area. Read More

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At standstill, Cosby jury goes back to deliberate verdict

At standstill, Cosby jury goes back to deliberate verdict

But even the solicitous judge had his limits, putting his foot down late Friday afternoon when the jurors asked to hear a sliver of testimony they'd just had read back to them. Cosby, 79, has been accused by almost 60 women of sexual assault over the past several decades but Andrea Constand , the plaintiff in this case, was the only one still eligible to go to trial. Read More

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McIlroy and Day get the weekend off

He loved Erin Hills , a course with wide fairways between the knee-high fescue that he figured would allow him to attack. American Patrick Reed also flirted with the US Open record, signing for a seven-under 65 to headline a pack of five at eight-under. Read More

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Fowler, three others share lead after two rounds at US Open

Nearly an inch of rain fell on the course overnight and Reed, who beat Rory McIlroy in the opening singles at Hazeltine a year ago, was one of many players to take advantage in pursuit of his first major title. There were a couple of dicey pin placements out there that you had to be careful about, but it was still scoreable". It was one of his four top-10 finishes between the European and PGA Tours this season. Read More

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Brooks Koepka wins US Open title

It was also a really good week for Fleetwood, the world number 33, who, in just his second US Open appearance, managed to finish in the top four. "I literally scoffed at the 16 under , because I said that would tie a record". "I just hit a three-wood a touch left on 11, and I had to try and hit something out of the rough, and ended up in a tough spot behind the green", Fowler said. Read More

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Victor Martinez placed on DL with irregular heartbeat

Victor Martinez placed on DL with irregular heartbeat

The New York Mets put pitcher Matt Harvey and outfielder Juan Lagares on the 10-day disabled list and promoted infielder Matt Reynolds and outfielder Brandon Nimmo from Triple-A Las Vegas. Two of his former teammates - Darryl Kile and Ken Caminiti - died from heart issues, though Ausmus was not playing with them at the time. Tigers DH Victor Martinez has been released from the hospital after suffering from a rapid heartbeat, dizziness, and cold sweats, the Detroit Free Press reports . Read More

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Pakistan thrash holders India to win Champions Trophy

However after being set 339 to win, India slumped to 158 all out as Hasan Ali claimed 3-19 to spark wild celebrations and an unlikely win following a poor start to the competition. "They proved it again, they can upset anyone on their day, disappointing for us but I have a smile on my face because we played well to reach the final", Kohli added. Read More

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Zinedine Zidane Tries to Convince Cristiano Ronaldo to Stay

Zinedine Zidane Tries to Convince Cristiano Ronaldo to Stay

Enraged by Spanish tax authorities and a perceived lack of support from Real Madrid , Cristiano Ronaldo is threatening to leave the European champions, but is it genuine or part of a greater ploy? In case you didn't know. However, Pepe is doing everything he can to convince the five-time Ballon d'Or victor that his interests would be best served by ignoring a Premier League return and moving to PSG. Read More

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Denny Hamlin edges William Byron for Xfinity win at MIS

Denny Hamlin edges William Byron for Xfinity win at MIS

Some reckless blocking by pole victor Kyle Busch in the first several hundred yards of the race, in an apparent hope to keep Keselowski in second, caused Busch, a longtime rival of Keselowski's, to wreck. "Super glad to have the experienced guy in the seat", said Chris Gabehart, Hamlin's crew chief. "We had a fast auto, and think we were going to win it either way, but when it came down to experience at the end, I'll take him". Read More

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Zinedine Zidane pleads with Cristiano Ronaldo to stay at Real Madrid

Manchester United sold Ronaldo to Real Madrid in the summer of 2009 for £80m and they have tried to set up a deal for his return on at least one occasion since his departure. "He delayed his move to Madrid for a year because Alex Ferguson was like a father to him". "Knowing his entourage and them to be the professionals they are, I have no doubt that Cristiano is innocent", the Blancos fan told La Sexta. Read More

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America's Cup: Team New Zealand dominate US in Bermuda

America's Cup: Team New Zealand dominate US in Bermuda

But Emirates Team New Zealand was able to live with Oracle Team USA, and after both boats flew to mark 1 nearly level the Kiwi yacht found a click more pace to take the lead. For a few dramatic minutes, it looked like Spithill was going to salvage a split of Saturday's races. "But we're also a very candid group and it's quite clear we need to make changes". Read More

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Casey overcomes triple-bogey to tie for US Open lead

He finished with a 7 on the par 4, dropping back to 5 under. Johnson birdied his opening two holes of the second round in his bid to first make sure he had a tee time Saturday, and then try to make up ground on the lead. There have been no reports yet of anyone getting sick. For the first time since the Official World Golf Ranking began in 1986, Nos. That's not to say big names and quality players aren't in the mix here in Wisconsin. Read More

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Rockies' Arenado caps cycle with walk-off homer

Rockies' Arenado caps cycle with walk-off homer

Hitting a walk-off homer in a game where the player hit for the cycle is, unsurprisingly, pretty rare. But really, there are cycles and then there's that Nolan Arenado cycle. His batting line is now up to.299/.352/.573, and his performance combined with the Rockies' blistering start have him squarely in the early-season conversation for National League MVP. Read More

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