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Author: 0 New Zealand defeat in 2015 was crucial to England's revival - Eoin Morgan

England's last one-day worldwide tournament meeting with the Black Caps ended in an eight-wicket defeat at the World Cup in February 2015. Its easy chase of 306 was a warning to the other teams. It has rained steadily for much of the day on Monday, meaning the covers have remained on the pitch, and the forecast is not much better for the match itself so a reduced game is a strong possibility.

Sport Bubble watch: Winners and losers from 49ers' Elvis Dumervil signing
Author: 0 Bubble watch: Winners and losers from 49ers' Elvis Dumervil signing

Dumervil is a five-time Pro Bowler and a two-time first-team All-Pro. When healthy, the 33-year-old Dumervil could serve as a valuable asset to San Francisco's mediocre pass rush. The 49ers roster is loaded with young talent along the defensive line with Arik Armstead , DeForest Buckner , and the No. 3 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft , Solomon Thomas , but San Francisco's front office likely felt adding a veteran presence that can make an impact on the field was a necessity ahead of ...

Sport Halep brushes-off Navarro
Author: 0 Halep brushes-off Navarro

Withbig guns Angelique Kerber and Garbine Muguruza already having crashed out and Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova not playing because of pregnancy and the legacy of a doping ban , Halep now looks in the best shape to land her maiden grand slam title.

Author: 0 Girl, 8, Banned From Soccer Game For Looking Like Boy

Mili's parents showed tournament officials an insurance card that shows Mili is a girl, but tournament officials wouldn't accept the card. Milli's skill allows her to play alongside 11-year-olds even though she is younger. Now the family is angry and Mili, she feels bad not only for herself, but that her whole team had to suffer. A separate form accurately listed her as a girl, he said, but the uncertainty was enough for someone to complain Cachorros had a boy on their roster.

Author: 0 Makarova stuns top seed Kerber in French Open 1st round

Then, addressing her guest box, which included her parents and brother, she said: "Thank you for everything you helped me through (in) this hard time". The American then came from 3-0 down to win the breaker, a thumping backhand return victor earning a set point that was converted with an unreturned serve, but left the court for treatment after moving ahead.

Sport Five matches to watch on day nine at French Open
Author: 0 Five matches to watch on day nine at French Open

And the first set was very, very important, I think, for the rest of the match. "Whoever won that first set would have the momemtum as it would have been very hard to come back in these heavy, slow conditions", said Murray. Del Potro, playing in Paris for the first time in 5 years after a series of wrist injuries, was quickly a break down in the second set. Explaining his reaction, Del Potro said: "Too much frustration".

Author: 0 Predators beat Penguins 5-1, trail Cup Final 2-1

The town known as Music City sure knows how to throw a party, and thousands of people turned out to mark a bit of history Saturday night as Nashville hosted the first Stanley Cup Final game ever played in Tennessee. After a first-period goal by - you guessed it - Jake Guentzel , the Pens took a 1-0 lead into the second. "It's spectacular", said Subban, who downplayed the importance of the prediction he had made after Game 2 .

Sport Predators beat Penguins 5-1, trail Cup Final 2-1
Author: 0 Predators beat Penguins 5-1, trail Cup Final 2-1

The town known as Music City sure knows how to throw a party, and thousands of people turned out to mark a bit of history Saturday night as Nashville hosted the first Stanley Cup Final game ever played in Tennessee. After a first-period goal by - you guessed it - Jake Guentzel , the Pens took a 1-0 lead into the second. "It's spectacular", said Subban, who downplayed the importance of the prediction he had made after Game 2 .

Author: 0 Owens leads Lions against Blues

Playing the of their 10 matches only four days after arriving, the tourists never really got on a roll against a committed Barbarians team who gave them a reminder of the depth of quality in the New Zealand game. They will come at us in the line-out and they have got a few good operators there. Instead, he has charged his players with showcasing an "X-factor" against the Blues on Wednesday .

Sport Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane hails Real Madrid's incredible success
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane hails Real Madrid's incredible success

I'm very happy. An incredible season, we've won trophies. "The [La Liga and European Cup] double is another record for all these players, who deserve it". Our defence high up. "The second half was one of our best performances of the season". Juve had only conceded three goals en route to Wales, only for their miserly defence to be ruthlessly exposed by the Spanish champions.

Author: 0 Steve Kerr Will Coach Warriors In Game Two

Golden State Warriors small forward Kevin Durant has absolutely found himself in the early part of the 2017 NBA Finals. It just didn't feel right. OAKLAND, Calif . - There was a bit of a sense of calm around the Cleveland Cavaliers as they arrived for Game 2 on Sunday afternoon, because they were certain they'd play better than they had in the opener of these NBA Finals .

Sport John McEnroe makes light of Margaret Court same-sex marriage saga
Author: 0 John McEnroe makes light of Margaret Court same-sex marriage saga

Court's much-publicised views on same sex marriage has gripped the tennis world in recent weeks with many players calling for Melbourne's Margaret Court Arena used in the Australian Open to be renamed. This led Navratilova to call Court "a racist and a homophobe," adding that she was "demonising trans kids and trans adults everywhere". The clay courts of Roland Garros host the second Grand Slam of the season.

Author: 0 Ronaldo silences Madrid critics with 3rd CL title in 4 years

Ronaldo scored two of his side's goals, moving onto 600 for his career and sealing the competition's top scorer award for a record fifth straight season, and sixth time overall. The biggest applauses were for Ramos and Cristiano Ronaldo , who waved a Portuguese flag as he walked out in the spotlight toward his teammates waiting on a makeshift stage in the centre of the pitch.

Sport Tharanga suspended for two ODIs for over-rate offence
Author: 0 Tharanga suspended for two ODIs for over-rate offence

He was followed shortly after by his skipper AB De Villiers who was caught for just four at cover by Chamara Kapugedera off Seekkuge Prasanna. That proved as good as it got for Sri Lanka, who were hampered by wickets at regular intervals following Dickwella's departure to Morne Morkel in the ninth over.

Sport Alex Iwobi backs Arsene Wenger to win another Premier League title
Author: 0 Alex Iwobi backs Arsene Wenger to win another Premier League title

Iwobi said : "I'm backing Arsene Wenger to win the league title at Arsenal again". But there are still two years left to run on his Arsenal contract. The Nigeria global told The Sun: "I'm backing Arsene Wenger to win the league title at Arsenal again". Giroud is so far enjoying the current global break, having scored a hat-trick in France's recent 5-0 win over Paraguay, which brings his overall tally for Les Bleus to 26 goals which places him among his nation's top 10 all-time ...

Author: 0 Dufner bounces back to win Memorial

Dufner led the Memorial by five after 36 holes (65-65), but he fell down the leaderboard with a 77 Saturday. Dufner finished at 13-under 275 for his fifth PGA Tour victory, and he earned mentions with Jack Nicklaus and Nick Faldo . The 40-year-old set up a birdie at 10 with a precise approach in close, and he holed from 10 feet at the 12th before finding the green in two at the long 15th and safely two-putting for his sixth birdie of the round.

Author: 0 England are going to be a challenge for every team: Virat Kohli

We prepare for it like it's any other game. "We are taking matches one by one and the Pakistan team is hopeful of building some confidence starting in the warm-up matches". "The effort should be there, people should see we are fighting and giving it our all", Ahmed said. It motivates me further to come back and do better.

Author: 0 Warriors' Steve Kerr returns to the bench to coach Game 2

We play that same game in Cleveland, there's no way we win. Another standing ovation for Steve Kerr . James, who recorded his eighth Finals triple double , said he likes playing on the road because of the bunker mentality. We have got this great plan that for sure is going to just completely stop him. "And both of them, to me, it seemed like it's personal for both of them".

Sport NZ win toss, batting first vs Australia in Champions Trophy
Author: 0 NZ win toss, batting first vs Australia in Champions Trophy

As soon as Henriques was out though, New Zealand's charge was halted as the rain returned. Luke Ronchi led the way with a dashing 65 that saw him launch Pat Cummins high over long-off for six. "Credit to them, they came out quite hard and played quite well up top and got their innings going". But, yes, we did not bowl well at all. "Kane timed his innings beautifully but the bowling is something we need to look at".

Author: 0 Barcelona Appoint Valverde To Replace Luis Enrique

He has knowledge, experience and has a philosophy similar to ours. He moved into coaching at Bilbao's B side in 2002, before being promoted to head coach of their first team the next season. He's a very hard worker, he coaches the way we like to coach. "I personally spoke to Valverde and he is very happy and excited about the thrilling challenge that is to coach Barcelona ", Bartomeu said.

Author: 0 Kohli in awe of Yuvraj's performance against Pakistan

All-rounder Hardik Pandya (unbeaten at 20) added further woes to Pakistan as he rounded off India's innings by blasting three sixes to help them reach 319-3. Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed was less than impressed with his side's performance, and said: "Everything was under control after 40 overs, but we lost the plot in the last eight".

Author: 0 Steve Kerr returns to sideline to coach Game 2

Curry had his first career postseason triple-double with 32 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds , while Durant contributed 33 points, 13 rebounds and six assists . The Warriors won despite committing 20 turnovers - three days after their 113-91 Game 1 victory in which Cleveland committed 20 turnovers. "We love his presence".

Author: 0 Real Madrid Wins Champions League Battle With a 4-1 Victory

Bale said ahead of the final that he was fully fit, but Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane opted to start with Francisco "Isco" Alarcon in his place. His career total in all competitions now stands at 600, a record 108 of which have come in the Champions League. Speaking after the game, Ronaldo said, "It has been an incredible end to the season by us".

Sport Warriors' Mike Brown expected to coach Game 2
Author: 0 Warriors' Mike Brown expected to coach Game 2

The game is just so much easier for them due to their star power and absurd riches of shooting talent. But after the game, he said he felt fine and just needed some food and wine two feel better. "We're just trying to play good basketball every time down the floor". Cleveland shot 11 for 31 from long range and the Warriors 12 of 33. "Anytime you want to win a championship, you have to win on the road".

Author: 0 MLS All-Star opponent Real Madrid win second straight UEFA Champions League

Madrid had looked to be facing an uphill battle after Mario Mandzukic cancelled out Cristiano Ronaldo's opening goal with an exquisite overhead kick. They certainly don't after another incredible season, even at the age of 32. However, Real and Ronaldo weren't to be denied, as further goals from Casemiro , Ronaldo and Marco Asensio meant the final 20 minutes were played out to a carnival atmosphere with chants of "champions" and "viva España".

Sport IndyCar Drivers Robbed At Taco Bell Hours After Indy 500 Qualifying
Author: 0 IndyCar Drivers Robbed At Taco Bell Hours After Indy 500 Qualifying

Dixon's first-lap of 232.595 and his final average were the fastest times recorded at Indianapolis since Arie Luyendyk set the qualifying record and single-lap record in 1996. "I had an overboost problem on Lap 2 out of the last corner and it was like hitting the brakes". When I thought it was 225 or something, I almost came to the pit lane because this qualifying run is over with this problem.

Sport Fans in near-stampede in Turin as Champions League match
Author: 0 Fans in near-stampede in Turin as Champions League match

However, it only turned out to be a false alarm, as per reports. The sound may have come from a collapsed barrier or the sound from a loud firecracker. "There was an incident there; we hope that not too many people were injured". About seven people were seriously hurt, including a seven-year-old boy who was trampled.

Author: 0 Cavaliers want to ramp up physicality but won't 'dirty up' game

Off the court the addition has had a ripple effect. "He's one of the greatest all time ". "Most guys are self- motivated, self-driven", Curry said. "Even once I got drafted, I cried". Much was made of how it would be incorporating another alpha-male into the Warriors locker room. And their roster offers no real stopping solutions.

Author: 0 Cavaliers to bring back sleeved black jerseys from '16 Finals

His teams have won at least one road game in 37 of the first 40, with the lone exceptions being the 2007 NBA Finals (against San Antonio), the 2008 Eastern Conference semifinals (against Boston) and the 2009 East finals (against Orlando).