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Confederations Cup - Russia start with victory

That has prompted speculation linking him with Paris St Germain and Manchester United amongst others, but Silva, who completed a big-money switch to AC Milan from Porto earlier this month, insists the four-time Champions League victor remains focused on his country's upcoming matches. Read More »

Hasan Ali reveals his best wicket of Champions Trophy

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The historic Pakistan victory over India in the Champions Trophy final has enthralled the entire nation including citizens, politicians and our valiant soldiers. Pandya's knock just beat the effort of Australian wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchirst, who had scored a half-century off 33 balls, also against Pakistan at the ICC World Cup final at Lord's in 1999. Read More »

ICC announces Team of ICC Champions Trophy 2017

The ICC side was selected by a panel that included former captains Michael Atherton ( England ), Sourav Ganguly ( India ) and Ramiz Raja ( Pakistan ) as well as the Editor of Wisden, Lawrence Booth, and AFP cricket reporter Julian Guyer, with the ICC's general manager of cricket, Geoff Allardice, the chairman. Read More »

Celtics-Sixers trade finalised, Markelle Fultz expected to go No. 1

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The Philadelphia 76ers and the Boston Celtics are expected to make the terms of blockbuster trade that will affect this week's National Basketball Association draft official today. The 76ers acquired the top overall pick from Boston in exchange for their No. 3 selection and a future first-round pick, according to statements released by both teams. Read More »

Title victory gives new identity to Pak cricket: former captains

But after what happened in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 in United Kingdom from June 1 to 18, one has become a true believer. The former captains were of the view that success in the Champions Trophy widely speaks about the rise of cricket in Pakistan despite the fact that foreign teams are not visiting the country for nearly one decade. Read More »

Bogaerts hits 2 homers to lead Red Sox over Astros 6-5

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With Sunday's win and the Yankees' loss in Oakland, the Red Sox moved into a virtual tie for first place in the AL East. Boston (39-30) trails NY (38-20) by.002. Price allowed three runs and eight hits in five-plus innings. Red Sox LHP Eduardo Rodriguez, on the 10-day disabled list since June 2 with a right knee subluxation, completed a bullpen session without issue and will ramp up defensive work to continue reestablishing mobility. Read More »

Koepka's trip around the world leads to major title at home

With his final score of 16-under, the 27-year-old Florida golfer has equalled the best result in US Open history since the victory of Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy in 2011 at the par-71 Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md. "I've done it before, but he did it today". "It really got to me is all I can say". "I coached many fine players at Cardinal Newman", said Sherman, who led his teams to numerous state tournament appearances and is now a chaplain with VITAS Hospice. Read More »

Orioles SS Hardy headed to disabled list with broken wrist

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He'll need additional time to ramp back up after that initial four- to six-week healing period. The three-time Gold Glover left Sunday's contest against the St. It's the second consecutive season Hardy will miss extended time due to a freak broken bone. He was sidelined almost two months past year after fouling a ball off his foot. Read More »

Pakistan crush India to win the ICC Champions Trophy

Isolated now for eight years, they'd dropped to an eighth ranking out of eight and were the last team to qualify. Together with Azhar Ali (59), he put on 128 for the first wicket - Pakistan's highest opening stand against India in an ICC tournament - and it took a run out to separate them as Fakhar was guilty of ball-watching. Read More »

US Open victor Brooks Koepka 'tired of golf' in 2013

He played in Kazakhstan and Madeira Island, Finland and Belgium. And he was ready to come home. Fowler gave himself a break: "You kind of have to say, 'Hey, it's a major, I played well this week'". Fowler took the lead on Thursday with a 7-under 65, tying the lowest score to par in the first round of the U.S. Open . Emotion? The most he displayed was a light fist pump, his hand clenched a little tighter with each birdie, and a double fist pump on the 18th when he tapped in for par. Read More »

Rafael Nadal storms into quarter-final

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Defending champion Novak Djokovic also made into the French Open quarter-final after beating 19th seed Albert Ramos-Vinolas 7-6 (7/5), 6-1, 6-3. Nadal dismantled fellow Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut 6-1 6-2 6-2, hitting 31 winners and Nadal is yet to drop a set this year at Roland Garros . Read More »

Butterbean Doesn't See An Athletic Commission Allowing The McGregor vs

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Sly , who is often ring side at the biggest fights, is a minority owner of the UFC, and he's rooting for the Irishman. Critics have branded the crossover bout a money-making circus. When he hits you, you go. It's going to be a boring fight. When Mayweather, 40, defeated Filipino Manny Pacquiao on points in May 2015, the fight set a new American pay-per-view record of 4.6 million buys. Read More »

Koepka clinches first major with victory at US Open

The 27-year-old Koepka earned his first major victory by clowing with a 5-under 67 to win the U.S. Open by four strokes over Brian Harman and Hidei Matsuyama. "It's still cool to see him play well today". The American romped to victory at Erin Hills on Sunday , scoring 16 under during the four day competition. Read More »

Andre Iguodala To 'Seriously Consider' Leaving Warriors

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Along with free agents Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant , the Warriors will also work to retain free agent Shaun Livingston this offseason. Charania writes that several teams will attempt to land Iguodala this offseason, including the Bulls, Clippers, Hawks Jazz and Timberwolves. Read More »

Canelo Alvarez: 'I didn't recognise Billy Joe Saunders'

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In reference to Saunders" heavily overweight appearance, even though he was supposed to make a a now-cancelled defence of his WBC belt in less than a fortnight, Canelo replied: "I didn't even recognise you. Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin mocked Britain's alternative world middleweight belt holder when he interrupted discussion of their hotly awaited battle for supremacy in that classic division. Read More »

Sunderland supporters consortium set to rival takeover bid

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However, The Independent can reveal that another consortium comprised of wealthy Sunderland fans is also set to bid. Reports on Monday claimed a consortium headed by television executives Leo Pearlman, Gabe Turner and Ben Turner are preparing an offer with former Arsenal defender Tony Adams and one-time Chelsea business affairs director Paul Smith part of the package. Read More »

Rebellion disqualified from Le Mans third place

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With the vehicle in breach of regulations, the No. 13 auto shared by Nelson Piquet Jr., Mathias Beche and David Heinemeier Hansson has now lost second place in LMP2 and third place overall. This in effect meant the #13 auto ran the final part of the event with non-homologated bodywork, without any "crash damage or other cause which may be in mitigation". Read More »

76ers, Celtics agree on trade for No

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He can get to the basket and shoot from outside. That's because the point guard is prepared to do whatever is asked of him. If not, Philadelphia will send Boston either its own first-rounder in 2019 or Sacramento's first-rounder that year. Read More »

Mighty recovery of Paul Casey puts him in US Open mix

With a host of high-profile stars, including the top three in the world rankings, having missed the cut, the top 18 at the end of round two was made up entirely of players still seeking their first major. No fewer than 44 players ducked under par in the first round, and as the second round unfolded Friday, the 7,839-yard layout continued to give up birdies freely. Read More »

Markelle Fultz Reportedly To Work Out For Philadelphia Amid Trade Rumors

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This is a developing story. There is no mistaking that June 17, 2017 will go down as one of the most important days in the next decade of the Philadelphia 76ers , in some form or another. 2 pick, the Celtics are expected to choose from a trio of players - Josh Jackson of Kansas; Jayson Tatum of Duke and Lonzo Ball of UCLA. And the team's employees and guests watched intently as Fultz's workout - that weeks ago seemed nothing more than wishful thinking - took place. Read More »

Coyotes won't offer captain Shane Doan a contract

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He has tallied 972 points, including 402 goals, but was part of only one extended playoff run, when the Coyotes fell to the eventual Stanley Cup champion Kings in the 2012 Western Conference finals. 7, 2017. A true leader on and off the ice, Doan has done his best to not only command respect with impressive play, but with his general demeanor as well. Read More »

Antonio Conte close to agreeing to sign Chelsea contract

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Due to the impasse Conte has still not signed the contract extension which was offered to him at the end of last season, leading to speculation that he could be leaving the club. Antonio Conte is close to agreeing to sign a new contract at Chelsea after positive talks, according to Sky in Italy . However, it is understood Conte has made technical director Michael Emenalo and director Marina Granovskaia aware of his transfer wish list and Chelsea will continue recruitment efforts. Read More »

Real Madrid boss tackles Ronaldo problem

Press Association Sport understands Ronaldo feels he has been singled out for disproportionate treatment after prosecutors accused him of defrauding the authorities of 14.7million euros (£12.8m). " Bayern's Chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge had this to say: 'We're used to being the subject of intense transfer speculation during transfer windows. Read More »