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Pakistan dismisses misfiring England for 211 in semifinals

Openers Azhar Ali (76) and Fakhar Zaman (57) then helped knock off the inadequate total with nearly 13 overs and eight wickets to spare as England bowed out of their own tournament at the semi-final stage. On a Cardiff ground where they chased more than 300 to beat England in an ODI a year ago, Pakistan completed Wednesday's pursuit with a mammoth 77 balls to spare when Mohammad Hafeez pulled Stokes for four. Read More »

Lonzo Ball considering talking to other lottery-pick teams, source says

Foot Locker has dropped some hilarious ads in the past, but the spot the apparel company released on Wednesday featuring Lonzo Ball is easily one of the best. And clearly, people wanted the cards: when they went on sale earlier Wednesday, they sold out nearly immediately. But while the father's comments to USA TODAY Sports in March that he would "kill" Jordan if they played back in the day only added to his lengthy list of laughable statements, the most recent claim made by his son Lonzo ... Read More »

Warriors Say They Haven't Made Decision on Visiting Donald Trump White House

But when asked about his source by Voactiv, Brown said he based his tweet on this one by Mike Sington, former director of operations at Universal Studios. NBA.com noted that fans "lined up 20 and 30 deep" for the 2015 parade and begun arriving at 4 a.m.as the celebration marched from downtown Oakland to a gathering place at Lake Merritt. Read More »

Why Gordie Howe's name will be off the Stanley Cup next year

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After an incredible run in the playoffs to the eventual title of Western Conference Champions, the city is working to plan a celebration for the Nashville Predators following their first Stanley Cup Final appearance. When Fleury started to slip a bit, Sullivan handed the starting assignment to Murray, and he led the Pens to their second consecutive Stanley Cup. Nashville made the playoffs as the 16th-best team in the regular season before knocking off Chicago, St. Read More »

Starc to miss Test tour of Bangladesh

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Australia's 13-man squad for Test tour of Bangladesh: Steve Smith (capt), David Warner, Matt Renshaw, Usman Khawaja, Peter Handscomb, Glenn Maxwell, Hilton Cartwright , Matthew Wade, Pat Cummins, James Pattinson, Josh Hazlewood, Nathan Lyon, Ashton Agar . Read More »

Pittsburgh Penguins celebrate Stanley Cup win

Once the fight for the Stanley Cup was underway, we saw exactly what we expected prior to each round - the numbers favoring Pittsburgh to win nearly every matchup they were involved in. The Penguins also became the first team during the salary cap era that has won consecutive Stanley Cups . Obviously it was special to go back-to-back. Read More »

Dustin Johnson and Jordan Spieth rue poor putting at US Open

Conditions will likely get more hard throughout the week, as the course starts to firm up and wind gusts become more violent, but players should still have birdie opportunities. "Today I hit my irons lovely". My speed was a little off. McIlroy sprayed shots all over Erin Hills , hitting just five of 14 fairways and 9 of 18 greens. Read More »

India, Pakistan to battle for ICC Champions Trophy 2017 crown

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Jadhav took out Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim! The only explanation is that maybe Bangladesh , fearing the India batting, wanted to have a score well in excess of 300. "I think if we focus on our skills and our abilities and believe in ourselves, we'll give ourselves a chance to do some good things for the team". "I guess Pakistan have something to prove, that they can put up a better performance than they did at the start of the tournament", Dravid said. Read More »

Are the Golden State Warriors the greatest of all time?

Heck, when their coach stepped away due to back problems, they turned to an assistant who previously won Coach of the Year and guided his team to the Finals. Unlike Lil B, I can not forgive Kevin Durant . "That visit is more than how you feel about the current administration". Still, he insisted he had another notch to raise his game, and he certainly found it. Read More »

Fowler leads US Open, Virginia Beach's Marc Leishman three strokes back

Open . "And I tend to play better on this type of golf course, so you enjoy what you play well on". What we do talk about is making sure we can adjust the course. Early on, Erin Hills is giving Jon Rahm fits. Hitting a driver is nearly mandatory. Wider fairways, needing a lot of imagination around the greens. Read More »

Curry and Durant out to build a Warriors dynasty

Following a champagne shower and an emotional road back to the sidelines coupled with a consequent second National Basketball Association championship through his three-year run as head coach of the Golden State Warriors , Steve Kerr was ultimately complimentary of his opposition in the post-ceremony press conference. Read More »

Golden State Warriors parade set for Friday (AEDT) in Oakland

As fans snapped up victory shirts and hats Tuesday following a night of celebrating, city crews were busy hanging championship banners along the parade route. "I agree with that description", Curry said. As a grinning Curry held daughter Riley in his arms, Durant stood next to them with his left hand on the point guard's head. Read More »

Murray Downs Nishikori to set up Wawrinka Showdown

The U.S Open finalist fought back from a set down to spoil the upset bid of Veronica Cepede Royg with a 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 win. Halep is cruising through the clay-court season, extending her record to 18-2 on the surface this year following a 6-4 swing on the hard court. Read More »

Forever young Ronaldo 'very happy' after Real Madrid's CL win

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He added after seeing Ronaldo, Casemiro and Marco Asensio find the target: "I think definitely we had instruction from mister [Zidane], and what he said that we need to be more aggressive, to not allow Juve to keep the ball easily like they did in first half after our goal". Read More »

Champions League final: Why we lost to Real Madrid - Allegri

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No, no, not that. "My family is happy and I am happy so we will continue what we are doing". With the players we have and by working hard, we can achieve these things. "We've achieved it with work and enthusiasm". Ronaldo is the hot favourite to win the annual award for the best player in the world for a fifth time that would see him equal Barcelona rival Lionel Messi's record as Real also beat out Barca to win La Liga. Read More »

Defender Harry Maguire signs for Leicester City

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The club has signed him for a contract which will run till 2022 summer. Speaking exclusively to LCFC TV , he said: "It's obviously a very exciting time for myself". "There were a number of clubs interested, but when I met the coach here, he pretty much swayed it into the direction of this club. It's on the up and it looks very promising for the future, so credit to the gaffer", he added. Read More »

Mayweather, McGregor agree to August super fight

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Professional boxer Chris Van Heerden posted the video to Twitter after sparring with McGregor past year. Mayweather confirmed the bout will take place under normal boxing rules despite McGregor having never boxed either amateur or professionally. Read More »

Mercedes take top two podium spots in Canadian Grand Prix

The 18-year-old was among the five drivers eliminated in the first 15-minute qualifying session, finishing 17th at 1:14.209 and will start the race second row from the back. Vettel's afternoon was scuppered by a first-corner incident with Max Verstappen which forced him to stop for a new front wing, and with it, fall to the back of the field. Read More »

Cheick Tiote: Ivory Coast midfielder's body flown back home

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Tiote died on June 5, 2017; after collapsing during training with his Chinese club side, Beijing Enterprises . Wilfred Bony and Siake Tiene among those carrying Tiote's body on its return to IVC. He began his European club career with Belgian outfit Anderlecht and had a loan spell at Roda JC Kerkrade before moving to FC Twente in 2008. His sudden death increased the number of high-profile African players who have collapsed and died while playing football, nearly all of them suffering a ... Read More »

Beaten Bangladesh need to get mentally tougher - skipper Mortaza

The defending champions chased down the 265 run target easily, finishing the game with 59 balls to spare. "They are a very unsafe side on their day and everyone realises that". Bumrah's senior partner Bhuvneshwar Kumar (2/53) complemented him well with a couple of dismissals first up. First he bowled Tamim, who sensing the chance for some easy runs produced a wild slog and got it all wrong. Read More »

Kevin Durant's Mom Will Make You Cry

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NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant rode on a different bus with his mom. As recently as last month Kerr called Trump a " blowhard " and said he " couldn't be more ill-suited for office ". "I still feel like that today". I'm locked back in. "I answered I wouldn't go". "I think we'll do it again next year". " Oakland represents all of us", Kerr told KTVU. Read More »

Clemens' son among familiar names taken in draft

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Koby, Roger's oldest son was a selected in the eighth round in 2005 by Houston and now coaches in the Astros organization. Grilli now has an inflated 8.15 earned run average in 17.2 innings of work in 2017, however, the hurler has definitely made good on his draft selection crafting a very respectable lengthy Major League Baseball career. Read More »

How Kevin Durant celebrated his MVP award with fans

In the aftermath of Game 5 Monday, a reporter asked James if he was still OK with the advent of Super Teams. "It means the world for me to win the championship", Durant told the crowd. In the pre-dawn hours, Warriors season-ticket holder Nick Wong, who was wearing gold and blue striped overalls, a championship hat and shoes laced with blue and gold laces, was scouting out the parade route. Read More »