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Harry Kane cherishes 'special' England equaliser against Scotland


That is what is good about this team. "We are in a great position to qualify and with four games to go we feel should win all of them". "It was quite emotional". "The players can sniff that". "You can't get too disappointed about it", said the goalkeeper. " I think in the past one or two goalkeepers have sort of given up global football because they've not had that chance, so I'm conscious of keeping people involved". Read More »

Weather: Mix of bright spells and isolated showers


It will however be generally cloudy and misty. The outlook for the weekend is still unclear, however a lot of dry weather is expected, with occasional sunny spells and just a few showers. Highs of 14 to 17 Celsius and mildest in the east and southeast. But cloudy overall, with some drizzle in places. Winds fresh and gusty southwesterly. Read More »

Curry vows more aggressive play after finals struggles

The Cavs need to win with improved defense, because it can't consistently outscore the Warriors in a shootout. The Cavaliers were second at 29 percent. Irving will need all his skills Monday when the defending champions face Golden State in game five of the NBA Finals, the host Warriors up 3-1 in the best-of-seven showdown with a chance to reclaim the crown they lost to the Cavaliers previous year. Read More »

For Davis Love III, a father-son outing at the US Open


The USGA had held onto the final six spots in anticipation of some late qualifiers via the Official World Golf Ranking, and tournament officials filled those spots Monday. The five remaining U.S. Open slots leftover? Walking off the second tee, he looked back at the green and recognized a longtime colleague in shorts and carrying the bag. Read More »

Curry vows to be more aggressive


Golden State Warriors superstars Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant essentially scolded a reporter for asking about whether or not Curry squatted during his team's Game 4 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals on Friday night, according to Daniel Mano of The Mercury News . Read More »

South Africa's Rabada and Parnell dismiss England for 153

England's lowest ever score in an ODI is the 86 they managed against Australia at Old Trafford in 2001, when they were bowled out in 32.4 overs. Earlier, Ben Stokes made 101 and Jos Buttler a dashing 65 not out as England posted a total of 330 for six after losing the toss. Read More »

Technical fouls dispensed in Cavs-Warriors after first-half scrum

Smith in the second quarter. The entire situation was wild, considering it didn't seem as though Irving had done anything out of the ordinary for a guard tying up a big man. Thompson got involved directly after, and he and West went face-to-face until they were slapped with technicals and pulled aside by teammates and referees. Read More »

Greg Eden scores five tries for Castleford


His team are now 11 points adrift of the top four and it appears their Challenge Cup quarter-final against Wigan on Saturday may well be season-defining. But they kept the pressure on the visitors' line with a Gale 40-20 kick and after Joel Monaghan was inches away from scoring Eden did not make any mistake as he planted the ball down in the other corner from Shenton's pass. Read More »

'It's simply, and absolutely, not good enough' says McLaren's Eric Boullier


McLaren are the only team yet to score a point this year. And while McLaren team boss Eric Boullier, took the emotive route, describing Honda's latest failure as "gut-wrenching" and "simply, and absolutely, not good enough", Fernando Alonso took a more pragmatic approach questioning the risk of a vehicle that is as much as 16 miles per hour down on its rivals . Read More »

Woakes injury a concern for England, says Morgan

Finn was a significant ommision from the England squad for the Champions Trophy and had played in their final ODI against South Africa before the start of the tournament. Trevor Bayliss's side won their opening game against Bangladesh , while Australia and New Zealand had to settle for a point apiece after their match at Edgbaston had to be abandoned due to the weather. Read More »

Andrew Robertson still believes Scotland can make the World Cup


Strachan said: "I hope so". "I am happy, and devastated, for the rest of the lads". But to have come so close to taking all three points is tough. "But if we can up that performance by 10 or 20% then I believe we have got the better of them and hopefully we can get beat the other two teams that we have already got points from", he told reporters. Read More »

The Darwin Project Reveal - Microsoft E3 2017


Edit: Microsoft's Albert Penello has confirmed that players will be able to use their original Xbox discs in their Xbox One consoles. Much like the Xbox 360 backwards compatibility for the Xbox One , expect those who are a part of the Xbox Insider Program to have a first taste of it. Read More »

Now let us play, say England's U20 World Cup heroes


At the match held at the Suwon World Cup Stadium, forward Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored the victor in the first half, handing the European side its first ever title in the biennial football event. Previous winners of the accolade include Diego Maradona, Lionel Messi, Luis Figo, Paul Pogba and Sergio Aguero. Woodman was awarded the Golden Glove, given to best goalkeeper of the tournament. Read More »

Power wins wild IndyCar race at Texas under caution

Only seven were left on the lead lap when the checkered flag waived. Very intense from first lap to the last lap. I'm definitely going to go see him if he wants to see me, or I'll call him. Six cars? Plus in our type of cars, we can't do that. Kanaan created the most buzz throughout the race. The tires were so good that everybody was able to hang in there, and we started to clean the high lane, and that was it. Read More »

Liverpool boss Klopp pushes on with Mbappe plan after agents talks


Kylian Mbappe has made clear his "obsession" of performing in and winning the Champions League . Liverpool paid record fee to sign Andy Carroll from NUFC back in 2011 and they will surely have to break the transfer record to sign Mbappe, who is also wanted by Arsenal , Man United, Real Madrid and other top clubs ( Mail ). Read More »

Crosby, Pens cap amazing year with 2nd straight Stanley Cup


Crosby, who was widely considered the heir to Hall of Famer Wayne Gretzky, silenced any remaining critics by helping his Pittsburgh Penguins become the first team in nearly 20 years to repeat as National Hockey League champions and picked up a second consecutive Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP as well. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy 2017

And I believed the same thing over here in this tournament and the last one, but that's what I believe. Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed had attributed the win against South Africa to good bowling against a strong side and he would look for another such display against the Lankans tomorrow. Read More »

Historic display sees Bangladesh upset New Zealand in ICC Champions Trophy

Bangladeshi President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina congratulated the team for their spectacular victory. He reached the hundred by hitting Adam Milne for a six in the fifth ball of the 46th over. Mosaddek struck the winning runs . Bangladesh collapsed to 33 for four chasing a modest 265 for victory after Tim Southee removed all their top three batsmen. Read More »

Carrasco, bullpen lead Indians past White Sox 4-2


The White Sox (26-34) struck for three runs in the first inning. Robertson was out on the play. Jose Abreu and Melky Cabrera each had three hits and an RBI, and Holmberg pitched five solid innings to lead the White Sox to a 5-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field . Read More »

Two clubs express desire to sign Ibrahimovic after Manchester United exit

However, it is believed that the injury suffered by Ibrahimovic at the end of last season is the primary reason why he was not offered a new deal. Ibrahimovic joined the club from French club Paris Saint Germain last season and immediately became one of the most influential players in the English Premier League. Read More »

Bayern Munich "very happy" after former Arsenal striker signs three-year-contract


There were rumours that Bayern Munich had used Bremen as a conduit to get a better price on the 21 year old, as even Wenger admitted in January in a pre-match press conference.... Bayern's capture of Gnabry has reportedly made it sure that the German side have now given up on signing Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez and could let go their star winger Douglas Costa. Read More »

Real Madrid win Champions League Final 4-1 in Cardiff


Last summer he captured Euro 2016 with Portugal, won himself his fourth Ballon d'Or at the turn of the year, then hauling the La Liga title and now the Champions League back to Madrid . A key move for Madrid in its European resurgence was the signing of Ronaldo from Manchester United in 2009, a transfer that took the team to another level. Read More »