• Champions Trophy: New Zealand win toss, ask England to bat
Champions Trophy: New Zealand win toss, ask England to bat

Buttler had little difficulty in carrying the load, bringing up his fifty by smacking Boult for six, though it looked as if England may be punished for a collective failure of those who got strong starts to kick on for a big score as New Zealand recovered from early jitters.

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  • Browns waive S Tyvis Powell with unfortunate timing
Browns waive S Tyvis Powell with unfortunate timing

He spent the 2016 season with the Seattle Seahawks after signing as an undrafted free agent. The Browns received Powell from the Seattle Seahawks through waivers. One can not help but feel for the young safety who expected to have an fantastic night. The newcomers join holdovers Ed Reynolds , Derrick Kindred and Ibraheim Campbell, who's ro...

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  • Woakes ruled out of Champions Trophy with side strain
Woakes ruled out of Champions Trophy with side strain

Woakes was forced off during England's opener against Bangladesh yesterday. Maxwell said he was unconcerned about not getting a bowl but would relish the chance if it came. A day after beating Bangladesh in the opening game of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 , England went through a huge blow. Stokes has struggled with a knee injury since hi...

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  • No questioning Durant's decision now as Warriors near title
No questioning Durant's decision now as Warriors near title

He's got eight points, six assists and four rebounds already. It was a career defining sequence that will live on in Warriors' lore. Ideal as in only taking the right shot in every instance. "It took a while for it to kind of reveal itself consistently as the regular season went on, but once it clicked and the habits started to become second natu...

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  • Cubs Fall to Rockies 5-3 at Wrigley
Cubs Fall to Rockies 5-3 at Wrigley

They are the first team in the National League to reach 40 wins and are riding a season-high six game win streak. Through three Marquez had only allowed two runs, but he was at 80 pitches and Bud Black chose to go to the bullpen early. German Marquez struggled with his command on the mound, lasting only three innings, but he did work out of a ...

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  • Discuss Cavaliers-Warriors Game 4 final with Doug Lesmerises: NBA Finals 2017
Discuss Cavaliers-Warriors Game 4 final with Doug Lesmerises: NBA Finals 2017

Jefferson said the Cavs are not guaranteeing four victories in a row. Right now, the Cavaliers are seeking answers after dropping two games decisively at Oracle Arena. "This is a make-or-miss league, and we understand that, because if that three that he pulls in transition goes the other way, then the whole conversation could be different", Irvin...

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  • LeBron James May Consider Leaving Cavs For LA Team In 2018
LeBron James May Consider Leaving Cavs For LA Team In 2018

Let's remember though, there was no sign LeBron was returning to Cleveland until right before he did so, and Golden State was not even thought of for the most part as an option for KD until the Warriors lost previous year. "It has nothing to do with passing him in (totals)". "I wear the number because of Mike", James said of the No. 23 on h...

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  • Warriors Top Cavaliers to Move One Win From Perfection
Warriors Top Cavaliers to Move One Win From Perfection

Cleveland took Game 3 at home, lost Game 4 and then won the final three games - Game 7 in Oakland - to capture the city's first sports championship since 1964. The Warriors , with multiple scoring machines at their disposal, went on an 11-0 run in the last three minutes of the hotly-contested match en route to the 118-113 victory on Thursday at t...

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  • Wilson could return for Predators in Game 5 of Cup Final
Wilson could return for Predators in Game 5 of Cup Final

Crosby has the unworldly skill to carry his team to a second consecutive championship, though he will need more help than he received in Pittsburgh's Game 4 loss. Milbury prides himself on being an old school hockey guy, who likes seeing old school hockey being played. It is, however, certain that sooner or later Filip Forsberg is going to get ...

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  • Rain denies Australia a win against Bangladesh
Rain denies Australia a win against Bangladesh

Australia opener David Warner achieved a personal milestone in his ODI career during the match against Bangladesh . "But to be fair it was raining reasonably hard when we came off". Smith was satisfied with his bowlers, who bundled Bangladesh out for just 182. Tamim finally succumbed five runs short of his 100, top-edging Starc to a scram...

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  • In Chicago return, Sale earns a warm reception
In Chicago return, Sale earns a warm reception

Sale told reporters he has fond memories of his time in Chicago . David Price returned to the Red Sox rotation and left the game with the lead, but the Red Sox bullpen was unable to hang on as they fell 5-4 to the White Sox on Monday.

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  • New Zealand bat against Bangladesh in Champions Trophy
New Zealand bat against Bangladesh in Champions Trophy

New Zealand didn't know quite what hit it, as the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 got what is undoubtedly its best partnership, consigning the Danushka Gunathilaka-Kusal Mendis stand to second place in just 24 hours. Bangladesh's Tamim Iqbal also started the tournament with a century, against England , before making 95 against Australia . The Kiw...

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  • Marc-Andre Ter Stegen extends Barcelona contract
Marc-Andre Ter Stegen extends Barcelona contract

After two seasons of deputising for Claudio Bravo, the German has finally established himself in Barca's first team after signing from Borussia Monchengladbach for €12m in 2014. Ter Stegen had to make do with playing in the Champions League and King's Cup in his first two seasons at Barca as Bravo was chosen for league games and the German threat...

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  • LeBron not faulting Warriors for building powerhouse team
LeBron not faulting Warriors for building powerhouse team

James, who is averaging a triple-double in the 2017 Finals (32 points, 12.3 rebounds, 10.3 assists), and the Cavs edged the Warriors in Game 7 previous year after falling behind 3-1, becoming the first team to ever overcome such a deficit in the Finals.

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  • 2-time Wimbledon champ Kvitova wins return from knife attack
2-time Wimbledon champ Kvitova wins return from knife attack

Kerber lost her opener in Stuttgart where she was the defending champion, suffered a thigh injury in the third round in Madrid and lost first time out in Rome. "So I want to improve my game to play the best and to have some great results". Kvitova had missed all season prior to the French Open while recovering from surgery on her racket-holding...

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  • Kiwis beat British to reach America's Cup challenger finals
Kiwis beat British to reach America's Cup challenger finals

But the physical demands of racing the power-hungry 50-foot America's Cup Class foiling catamarans, which have a crew of six, requires a new mix of strength, speed and stamina. This 21st British challenge for the "Auld Mug" has gone the same way as the others but, amid the despondency, there was a positive message from Ben Ainslie .

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  • No panic as Mercedes prepare for Canada
No panic as Mercedes prepare for Canada

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel has won three of the six races so far, with closest rival Lewis Hamilton 25 points behind after two victories. Raikkonen had a 0.219s advantage over Hamilton in the medium-speed chicanes of the middle sector alone, with the Mercedes marginally quicker on the long straight and tight chicane of the final sector...

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  • Tigers drop opener to Red Sox 5-3
Tigers drop opener to Red Sox 5-3

The second half went to them. Castellanos homered with one out in the first and Detroit added another run with two outs on consecutive singles by Victor Martinez , J.D. The Tigers left the top of the first with a 2-0 lead, with Johnson already having made 27 pitches after some grounders made their way out of the infield, and the pitcher's fate t...

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  • Texas toddlers die after being left in auto 15 hours
Texas toddlers die after being left in auto 15 hours

Hospital staff determined the children were in " grave condition " and transported them to University Hospital in San Antonio . Hawkins told hospital personnel that the girls , herself and the teen had been at Flat Rock Lake. The children eventually died. Hawkins lied to the medics that they had fallen unconscious after smelling a flower....

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  • Cleveland columnist calls Curry 'utterly classless' after bathroom-style celebration
Cleveland columnist calls Curry 'utterly classless' after bathroom-style celebration

After Durant made the shot, Curry could be seen squatting as if mimicking going to the bathroom on the Cavs floor. "I really don't know what I did last night". Curry claimed Thursday that the celebration wasn't meant to be disrespectful. For context, here is Minnesota Vikings' Randy Moss making his famous touchdown "dance" during a 2005 g...

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  • Macron Invites Americans to Move to France to Research Climate Change
Macron Invites Americans to Move to France to Research Climate Change

Mr. Macron's centrist Republic On The Move (LREM) party, which launched in April previous year and has revolutionized the French political scene, was seen scoring 29.5% of the vote in the June 11 first round, the Ipsos Sopra-Steria poll found.

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  • Warriors go for historic NBA Finals sweep
Warriors go for historic NBA Finals sweep

James continued his brilliant, unprecedented triple-double performance in the Finals - registering his in eight Finals appearances tying a record held by Magic Johnson. "I think the whole thing was how fun it would be, because of the style of play, because of the individual talents", Kerr said. When Kevin Durant left the Oklahoma City Thunder, who...

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  • Crosby's wild night puts Penguins one win from Cup
Crosby's wild night puts Penguins one win from Cup

The defending champions provided an emphatic reminder of why they're on the cusp of history with a 6-0 demolition of the Nashville Predators in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final to take a 3-2 lead. We play 20-something games in the playoffs, I don't think we've had one bad game before (Thursday) night so far, and.it's going to happen. Pittsburgh...

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  • Guarding Durant Taking a Toll on LeBron? 'I'm Averaging a Triple-double'
Guarding Durant Taking a Toll on LeBron? 'I'm Averaging a Triple-double'

In the first round, Kevin Durant and company face the Washington Wizards. As O'Connor points out, the Cavaliers wanted top-10 protection on the 2019 NBA Draft pick that was dealt away for Kyle Korver during the season. "I have the physical tools, but it's also about mentally knowing what to do". I'm averaging a triple-double in the Finals. ...

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  • Comeback Cavs end Warriors perfect postseason in Game 4
Comeback Cavs end Warriors perfect postseason in Game 4

They put forth a scintillating first quarter, with a 49-point onslaught (an National Basketball Association playoff record) from which the Warriors could never really recover. Before this game, there have been 12 teams that went down 0-3 in The Finals. After the game, referee John Goble confirmed to a pool reporter that he "did not verbalize to t...

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  • LeBron Not Faulting Warriors For Building Super Team
LeBron Not Faulting Warriors For Building Super Team

There is still work to be done by both teams. Durant's current team mates, however, call him unselfish when it comes to understanding how he can impact the game each night. His story is still being written with an era of dominance on the horizon, starting with a title coronation sometime over the next four days. The Cavaliers shot 24-of-45 from 3...

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  • Field wide open for Triple Crown finale
Field wide open for Triple Crown finale

Cloud Computing won on Saturday, May 20, at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Md. (What happened to Classic Empire ) is a flawless example of what can happen. American Pharoah won the Belmont to complete the Triple Crown. But the mile-and-a-half horse racing extravaganza can stand on its own outside of races at Churchill Downs and Pimlico precedi...

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  • Predators: Shutting down Pens' stars not possible every game
Predators: Shutting down Pens' stars not possible every game

Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel were among the six different goal-scorers for the Penguins , who are now one win away from becoming the first repeat Cup victor in nearly 20 years. Instead, rewind to the Predators' locker room after the team's Game 2 loss for the truest representation of this bubbling personal rivalry. After combining for zero poi...

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  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Sri Lanka stun India, chase 322
ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Sri Lanka stun India, chase 322

Gunathilaka played aggressor and drove imperiously down the ground, while Mendis scored rotated the strike. A batsman all the rage back home, Kusal Mendis , and a man who was on the standby list until a few days ago, Danushka Gunathilaka .

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  • Man Utd & Arsenal To Swoop For Out-Of-Favour Chelsea Star
Man Utd & Arsenal To Swoop For Out-Of-Favour Chelsea Star

Shaka Hislop is 100 percent in Antonio Conte's camp regarding his treatment of Diego Costa . "If the coach doesn't want you in his team, Chelsea have to sell me, and in the sales". More details of the infamous exchange emerged yesterday from Spain where Costa is on worldwide duty ahead of a World Cup qualifier in Macedona, on Sunday.

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