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Lions need defensive leaders, says coach Andy Farrell ahead of Highlanders Test

I thought that the playmakers. Hogg was injured in an accidental collion with Conor Murray . "I thought our decision-making of which system to use at the right time was very good on Saturday". The Lions overcame a awful record in Christchurch on Saturday and will hope to do the same in Dunedin, where they have won two of eight Tests, all at Carisbrook. Read More »

Golden State Warriors Victory Parade Set For Thursday In Oakland

Additionally, Durant is only the third player to win Finals MVP in his first year with a team, joining Magic Johnson (1980 Lakers) and Moses Malone (1983 76ers). "Steph definitely took a back seat to start the season until he realized we didn't need him to take a back seat, we need you to be aggressive as you're going to be", forward Draymond Green said. Read More »

Manchester United releases Zlatan Ibrahimovic; is MLS his next stop?

The BBC Sport reporter has taken to Twitter to claim that Manchester United will part company with Ibrahimovic in the coming weeks. But the ex-Ajax, Inter, Barcelona and Juventus star may not have to wait too long to find a new club, with Dutch second tier side Telstar looking to try their luck. Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017: India thrash South Africa to reach semi-final

De Villiers will lead the South African team in the upcoming three-match T20 worldwide series against England which begins on June 21. India's captain Virat Kohli (2nd R) shakes hands with South Africa's David Miller after the ICC Champions Trophy match between South Africa and India at The Oval in London on Sunday. Read More »

Watch Second Round From Erin Hills Online

He'll head home to spend time with his son, River Jones Johnson, who was born Monday. "I've always liked when a course plays tougher". "It sets up really well for me, especially if I'm driving it like I did today". It was super soft at Congressional in 2011 when McIlroy set the 54-hole record (199) and 72-hole record (268) in an eight-shot victory. No penalty was assessed, but after officials saw the video, they thought one might be called for. Read More »

I couldn't have shot any higher - Johnson after missing US Open cut

While Erin Hills was still not playing as hard as many past U.S. Open courses, it was beginning to firm up from the early week rain, plus the USGA had a few tricks up its sleeve. Six players are at 4-under, including Chez Reavie, the other player to shoot 65. Of the 68 players who made the cut, 42 are under par. He had a chance to match Jonny Miller's US Open record for low round in relation to par, but he settled for par on the 676-yard 18th. Read More »

Rory McIlroy misses US Open cut for second year running

Open. The par-3 9th at Erin Hills plays about just 150 yards, but is one of the toughest holes on the course. He missed the 15-footer. Casey laid up in the rough, took two chops to get out of more rough behind the 14th green, and staggered away with a triple-bogey 8 that might have ruined his day at Erin Hills. Read More »

US Open 2017: E. coli bacteria found in drinking water

The U.S. Open was only his sixth start this year. In the days and weeks leading up to Erin Hills, he sounded more than prepared for the toughest test in golf. Everyone expects the U.S. Open to get harder as the week goes on because it usually does. This one he'd rather forget. His drive appeared to sail into the rough. Read More »

Mayweather coming back to fight UFC star McGregor on Aug. 26

The fight will take place in a boxing ring and be governed by boxing rules. Mayweather is putting his 49-0 record on the line by coming out of retirement. McGregor is a UFC star with his 21-3 record in the Octagon. The two fighters are expected to do a press tour that should provide fireworks shortly before going into final training for the fight. Read More »

We have nothing to lose

However, Junaid did not feature for Pakistan in their group stage match against India . Yes, Kedar gave India the much-needed relief when he castled Tamim Iqbal into playing a sweep shot and thus disturbing the furniture behind him in the process. Read More »

Ronaldo attracting the headlines after report he might leave

Cristiano Ronaldo remains "focused and very serious" about Portugal's Confederations Cup campaign after a sensational report emerged claiming he wants to leave Real Madrid . Silva, who Ronaldo has tipped as his heir for Portugal, is loving the experience of playing alongside the four-time Ballon d'Or victor. The prosecutor said Ronaldo used a shell company in the Virgin Islands to hide the true amount of income made from image rights, among other means of illegally reducing the amount of ... Read More »

1.5 million attend Golden State Warriors' NBA Finals victory parade

The Cavs absolutely dominated the Eastern Conference to the tune of a 12-1 record, as they made their way to the NBA Finals to face the Golden State Warriors for a third straight year. I think it's just the ignorance, the convenient ignorance. "I have a take, but I'm going to leave it to myself right now", Durant added. "Kerr wouldn't even be a head coach without Jordan!" Kerr still found time to crack a joke on the stage afterward: "Well, we had very little talent, actually, it was ... Read More »

Latest news from round two of the US Open at Erin Hills

Open opening round. Scottie Scheffler, who just finished his junior year at Texas, had a 69 and amateur Cameron Champ had a 70 in his U.S. Open debut. That should have affected everyone the same way, but it was particularly troublesome for the field's elite players. Chez Reavie had an incredible round of 65, but he was not the only person to shoot that score with Hideki Matsuyama showing his class and the world number four is just two shots back now - the Japanese player was tipped ... Read More »

Shakib: We played some silly shots

Cricket's biggest rivalry has become a bit of a dud. If Pakistan defeat India at the final, it will be 3-2 and the figures would some how favor "Men in Green" whenever we come up with head-to-head results in mega encounters during ICC's mega events. Read More »

TV ad rates rocket ahead of India, Pakistan final


England skipper Eoin Morgan had opined that Pakistan had an advantage as they had played their last game in Group B against Sri Lanka on the very same pitch just two days before meeting the hosts. Doesn't matter. He [Raees] is a quality bowler as well. The last time these two nations played in a knock-out fixture - the 2011 World Cup semi-final at Mohali - a reported 988 million viewers tuned in. Read More »

India wary of maverick Pakistan in high-octane final

Their turnabout has been magnificent. "Their belief showed on the field", Kohli told the media here in the post-match press briefing. But Kohli's respect for the way Pakistan had hauled themselves off the canvas was evident. India's captain Virat Kohli takes part in a training session at Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham . That's the thing. You have to bowl in the right areas, then the short ball will count. Read More »

An early US Open departure for Day and McIlroy

Open , so tomorrow will be a very cool experience". He's tied with Brian Harman , Tommy Fleetwood and Paul Casey . Johnson was hitting it so well that he appeared to be safe even when he was on the cut line. After tying for 45th at the Memorial last month, Matsuyama arrived at Erin Hills on a downturn in a topsy-turvy season. "It's a big golf course with lots of rough, but it lets you play". Read More »

UK's May pledges $6.4 million for fire survivors

Police said Friday they had identified the place where the fire started, adding that it was unlikely to have been ignited deliberately, CNN reported . "Not OK to speak to them via TV". "I spent several hours yesterday talking to local residents around Grenfell Tower". Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy responded to speculation that the number of dead could exceed 100, saying: "For those of us that have been down there, it's pretty emotional, so I hope it is not triple figures, ... Read More »

Aamer Sohail clarifies Sarfraz 'did nothing special' remark post backlash


He went on to say during the post-match analysis that it was because of the prayers and Almighty that Pakistan won that match and that he couldn't name the facilitators of those prayers. However, the Pakistan team's impressive turnaround has left Sohail unimpressed and he asserted that "external factors" helped them to reach the final. Read More »

94-year-old spectator dies at US Open

Plus, on a course that has measured more than 7,800 yards in each of the first two rounds, you would have expected all three to thrive with their power games. Jack Nicklaus once famously said that you can't win the U.S. Open on Thursday, but you sure can lose it. Shockingly, Jason Day seems to have done just that, opening his 2017 campaign with a seven-over round of 79, falling into a miserable tie for 151 place in a field of 156. Read More »

Injury-cursed Del Potro withdraws from Queen's


Juan Martin del Potro has withdrawn from next week's Aegon Championships at Queen's Club because of injury, putting his participation at Wimbledon in doubt. Court won 11 Australian Opens, winning most of her titles down under before the Open Era. I think some of that explains it. That's how awesome it is. Read More »

LeBron James Becomes 1st Player to Average Triple-Double in NBA Finals

Warriors forward Kevin Durant , 28, was named the Most Valuable Player of the Finals. Fans have spent the week snapping up championship shirts and hats as crews have been hanging gold and blue banners along the parade route. "Once it hits zero and you see that excitement in their faces, it's nearly like in a lost world because you have no idea what to do", he said . Read More »

Dems, GOP join on ball field as they don't in Congress

The bullet struck Scalise in the hip, and traveled across his body, shattering bones and passing through internal organs, causing major internal bleeding. "At the request of the family, we will continue to provide periodic updates", the statement said. Trump, who visited Scalise at the hospital on Wednesday, said Scalise was "in some trouble but he's going to be okay, we hope". Read More »