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Author: 0 India overwhelm S Africa to enter Champions Trophy semis

Shikhar Dhawan continued his fine run in the tournament with a 78, while Virat Kohli remained not out on 76. And the primary reason for that victory was South Africa's suicidal running between the wickets . The victor of this match will go to the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy . I can certainly tell you he has led the team really well, he has done everything.

Sport Djokovic and Nadal win first up at Roland Garros
Author: 0 Djokovic and Nadal win first up at Roland Garros

Men's 1st rd: Jiri Vesely (Cze) bt Jack Sock (USA) 7-5 7-5 6-3 Milos Raonic (Can) bt Steve Darcis (Bel) 6-3 6-4 6-2, David Goffin (Bel) bt Paul-Henri Mathieu (Fra) 6-2 6-2 6-2, Marin Cilic (Cro) bt Ernests Gulbis (Lat) 6-3 6-3 6-3, Simone Bolelli (Ita) bt Nicolas Mahut (Fra) 6-4 6-2 6-2.

Sport Yuvraj's game-changing knock took the pressure off me: Kohli
Author: 0 Yuvraj's game-changing knock took the pressure off me: Kohli

In front of a cacophonous capacity crowd in Birmingham , and up to a billion television viewers worldwide, Pakistan were shoddy in the field, flaky under catches and too passive with ball in hand as Rohit Sharma , Shikhar Dhawan , Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh all helped themselves to half-centuries.

Sport Kevin Durant gives Warriors a big-time weapon in small-ball lineup
Author: 0 Kevin Durant gives Warriors a big-time weapon in small-ball lineup

After splitting the first two series in the NBA's newest and best rivalry , the sport has come full circle for a third best-of-seven series-and this time the stakes feel even higher. Curry is as influential a force as anyone in recent memory, but he needs to do what he didn't do in 2015 and 2016: dominate the NBA Finals . He is the player best equipped to go toe-to-toe with the Splash Brothers, and if Cleveland needs points fast, don't be surprised if they look Korver's way.

Author: 0 Lions lose for second time on New Zealand tour

The Dunedin-based Highlanders , lacking nine frontline players, set out to play the match at a frenzied pace and the Lions resistance to that style was fully tested. "There were high-pressure situations in the game which we probably could have dealt with a little bit better". Sopoaga converted and the hosts had a 10-3 lead.

Author: 0 Mr. Met returns, and the fans welcome him back

Then, in 2014, the live hawk serving as the Seattle Seahawks' mascot did what most birds do and took to the air, abandoning its handler and eventually landing on a fan . The first person to do so was Dan Reilly. Mets pitchers walked eight for the second straight night. Others who played the figure were fantasy sports writer for ESPN AJ Mass and Matt Golden.

Author: 0 Semi-finalist Bacsinszky wants birthday to remember

Timea Bacsinszky said there is a fire burning inside her and she is surprising herself after breaking French hearts to reach the Roland Garros semi-finals for the second time by defeating Kristina Mladenovic . Before this, she had never been beyond the third round at a major. "I think there was probably some nerves at the beginning of the match but it was great to see her come back and play aggressive and fierce tennis especially at such a young age against a great player like Wozniacki".

Author: 0 Turmoil for IndyCar with the pack back at repaved Texas

There were nine cautions during the 248 lap race at the Texas Motor Speedway oval, including the one which took the nine running cars to the chequered flag. I don't do those kind of things. While others thought the changes to Texas Motor Speedway - repaving the track and reducing the banking in the first couple turns - would lead to single-file, conservative racing, Chilton predicted correctly there would be pack racing and it would come down to the wire.

Sport French Open 2017: Nadal, Djoko ease past Round One
Author: 0 French Open 2017: Nadal, Djoko ease past Round One

It will also put him three overall slams behind Roger Federer , the other comeback kid, who is sitting out this clay court season. During the second I suffered a little bit bad point. No. 17-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut led the lower-seeded winners, as his draw opened up after a four-set win over Aussie John Millman. The 10th-seeded Goffin won 6-2, 6-2, 6-2, sealing the match with an ace to complete a service game to love.

Sport Perfect 10: Nadal tops Wawrinka for record 10th French Open
Author: 0 Perfect 10: Nadal tops Wawrinka for record 10th French Open

He also won the U.S. Open . "And because I am 31 already and not a kid anymore". One, because I play against him and he puts this doubt in your head when you play against him because he's playing so well. Afterward, Nadal said about Djokovic: "He deserves to win this tournament". Rain meant that the final was completed on Monday which was tough on Djokovic who was a break up in the fourth set when the match was halted for the night.

Author: 0 Warriors storm back, take lead in 2nd quarter

This is the stuff that makes you love sports. QUICK HITS: Kevin Durant , the favourite to earn Finals MVP should the Warriors finish this one off in five games, has scored 30 or more points in five of the past six Warriors games, including all four games of the Finals.

Author: 0 Cavs Look To Take Advantage Of Feisty Turn To Finals

So we have some ideas for him to try to continue to make an impact. Disappointed that we didn't play better the other night, but aware that we are playing a great team. The Cavaliers again face the Warriors tonight in Oakland , backs against the wall down 3-1 in the NBA Finals . He missed Game 5 last June due to suspension, and the Warriors lost it at home .

Author: 0 Warriors beat Cavaliers to clinch National Basketball Association title

Steve Kerr's team were haunted by their blowing of a 3-1 lead in the finals previous year as a LeBron James-inspired Cavaliers fought back to win the series in Oakland in game seven. Despite all that firepower, there would be no dramatic NBA Finals comeback this season. But that idea fizzled fast when the Warriors opened with a pair of lopsided wins at home, fought back late to steal the next game in Cleveland and then, after dropping their first game of the postseason, closed out the ...

Author: 0 James spectacular again, but his efforts not enough for Cavs

Had Durant been whistled for the foul, Warriors coach Steve Kerr likely would have had to put him on the bench for the final 10 minutes of the first half. Then it was Golden State's time again. Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant with the Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP award. They face a big offseason, with the free agencies of Durant, Curry, Iguodala, and Shaun Livingston.

Author: 0 Warriors hold 71-60 lead at half in NBA Finals Game 5

Plus, the Warriors went 4-of-4 from three in the second. He led the Miami Heat to four straight Finals appearances between 2011-14, winning back-to-back titles in 2012 and 2013, and has returned the last three seasons with the Cavs. Instead of an automatic ejection, however, Green stayed in the game because officials insisted the first technical given to him - with 1:55 left in the first quarter - was actually assessed to Warriors coach Steve Kerr.

Sport Manchester United to offer Ibrahimovic short-term deal
Author: 0 Manchester United to offer Ibrahimovic short-term deal

The Swede will stay at the club's Carrington training headquarters while he continues his rehabilitation following cruciate knee ligament damage. Should United indeed move to re-sign Ibrahimovic, who is essentially a free agent after his 12-month deal came to an end, it would see them rekindle a deal for a player who cost £19.11m during his one-year spell.

Author: 0 Cavs open Game 5 with backs against the wall

The play shows LeBron watching a Kyrie Irving and Tristan Thompson pick and roll , directing Thompson to the high screen on Irving. Cavaliers SF LeBron James played in his 217th career postseason game, moving past C Shaquille O'Neal for seventh place on the all-time list.

Author: 0 Buffon reaffirms 2018 as final season

It now appears, though, that Juve are back in pole position to get their man after Buffon, who was addressing the Italian media ahead of Sunday's World Cup qualifier between Italy and Liechtenstein, dropped a huge hint on the Poland star's future.

Author: 0 This 90 Second Video Demonstrates The Basketball IQ Of LeBron James

Cavaliers' forward LeBron James had a game-high 41 points and guard Kyrie Irving hit tough shots all night but defensive breakdowns by Cleveland led to easy baskets late in the game for the Warriors , igniting a deafening crowd. Bouncing back from a Game 4 thrashing that saw Cleveland opening up the game with 49 points in the first quarter and 86 first-half points overall, both the most in NBA Finals history.

Author: 0 A few things to know about the Major League Baseball draft

He's a two-time victor of the John Olerud Two-Way Player award and is the favorite to win it again this year after hitting.343 with 17 home runs and 56 RBIs for the College World Series-bound Cardinals. The draft continues with rounds 3-10 on Tuesday via conference calls with teams, and concludes Wednesday with rounds 11-40. Teams pick in reverse order of finish from the overall standings from last season.

Sport David West and Tristan Thompson go nose-to-nose
Author: 0 David West and Tristan Thompson go nose-to-nose

Irving's floater missed, with David West grabbing the rebound for the Warriors , but Irving was able to hustle, tussle, and get inside to force a jump ball. A review is expected to be done by the league office for possible sanctions hat need to be issued. While vying for control, West gave Irving a shove, which brought Thompson in to defend his teammate, at which point things got very up close and personal.

Author: 0 JR Smith opens up on NBA Finals

LeBron scored just six third quarter points but when Smith's buried a 3-pointer late in the quarter and Cavs only trailed 98-93 entering the fourth. The $133,000 purchase wasn't the only big-money purchase on the Warriors website over the weekend.

Author: 0 Record-breaking Cavaliers turn up the heat on Golden State

Golden State forward Draymond Green and guard Stephen Curry celebrated during the second half of today's game. They can not allow Irving and LeBron James to have another miraculous Game 5 like they did a year ago. The Warriors won in 2015 before the Cavs made their historic comeback previous year. Golden State is great, bordering on legendary if it knocks off the Cavs for the second time in three years.

Author: 0 Stricker proud of his Wisconsin grit to get into US Open

Nick Flanagan wins the 2003 US Amateur. Nick Flanagan was living off his savings, wondering when the next cheque would roll in. They have been married 23 years, and the golf heritage runs deep. He had a couple of good chances on Sunday in a U.S. Open. The venue for this year's open is Erin Hills , in Hartford (35 miles northwest of Milwaukee ).

Sport Alvaro Morata's agent confirms 'very important' offer from Premier League side
Author: 0 Alvaro Morata's agent confirms 'very important' offer from Premier League side

Several UK media outlets say that, having made Morata their chief target to replace Zlatan Ibrahimovic , United are closing in on the Spain international's signature . "I can say that there's a very important offer and the decision now rests with Real. I can not tell [if it will be done quickly], we'll see". Manchester United have made the Real Madrid their No.1 priority this summer after missing out on Antoine Griezmann .

Sport Chris Woakes to Miss Remaining Champions Trophy Games
Author: 0 Chris Woakes to Miss Remaining Champions Trophy Games

Finn, officially added to the squad on Sunday morning in place of the injured Chris Woakes , is reassured by the measures being taken by the International Cricket Council to make the safety of players and spectators the top priority over the next two weeks.

Sport Chinese Consortium Interested In Newcastle United Investment
Author: 0 Chinese Consortium Interested In Newcastle United Investment

Newcastle's promotion means that some players will be leaving the club this summer to make way for new signings, and Mitrovic may be one player at risk given recent speculation. "I have got another year left on my contract and I will go back there for pre-season and just look at my options". Once upon a time Newcastle held the world record transfer fee for a player purchase, but since that deal (no clues just yet!) they have never really set the world stage alight when it comes to spending ...

Sport Manoj Tiwary calls Rashid Latif donkey
Author: 0 Manoj Tiwary calls Rashid Latif donkey

In a high voltage clash between the two neighbouring countries in the Champions Trophy, India outplayed Pakistan by 124 runs after defeating Bangladesh in the warm up match. One of them, was Virender Sehwag , who tweeted this. The 31-year old right-handed batsman uploaded a two-part video giving out a monologue directly threatening Rashid for posting uncouth comments on social media about the veteran batsman for his alleged "60 seconds of fame".