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Author: 0 India wins toss, bowls first in Champions Trophy final

The lowest-ranked team in the eight-nation one-day worldwide tournament, their group campaign started with a 124-run thrashing by India at Edgbaston on June 4. India were at the receiving end at The Oval , just as they were in Johannesburg in 2003 in the World Cup final against Australia, when they lost by 125 runs, which was the previous highest margin (in terms of runs).

Author: 0 Brooks Koepka wins 2017 US Open at Erin Hills

In fact, that's 15 more than the top 18 players on the leaderboard going into the weekend. The last six majors have been taken by first-time winners. "I was able to get to a few under by just accepting the fact that the putt might miss instead of having to have it be ideal". After his 68 on Saturday put him in contention yet again at a major, Fowler said he was looking forward to what was supposed to be a windier, tougher day at Erin Hills.

Author: 0 Four Sit Atop a Crowded Leaderboard at US Open

Open . You can make a bogey kind of anywhere ... Spieth made birdies on the first two holes, both of which are playing downwind. Casey remained at the top of the leaderboard despite temporarily falling off Friday morning when he struggled through a stretch that included two bogeys and a triple bogey.

Author: 0 Pakistan beat India by 180 runs, win ICC Champions Trophy 2017

And on Wednesday they knocked previously unbeaten tournament hosts England out of the competition with a comprehensive eight-wicket win in Cardiff. He ran out his fellow opener Azhar Ali while he was ball-watching after they'd made a record 128 but he shrugged that off too to earn his maiden century for Pakistan , in only his fourth one-day worldwide, 11 days after his debut.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy final: India opt to field against Pak

Leading the batting for the young Pakistan side - which had fallen easily to India by 124 runs in a group stage match on June 6 - was 27-year-old Fakhar Zaman who recorded his maiden century in only his fourth worldwide innings. It appeared India , chasing 339 to win, had had a lucky break when Kohli, the world's leading one-day worldwide batsman, was dropped on five by first slip Azhar Ali off Amir.

Author: 0 Favorites Portugal, Mexico meet early in Confederations Cup

A thrilling end to the first-half had set the tone for a goal spree in the second but much to the disappointment of all those present at the Kazan Arena, the second period was very cagey for the most part. A late header from Hector Moreno produced a 2-2 draw for Concacaf Gold Cup champions Mexico against Euro 2016 champions Portugal in a group stage match of the FIFA Confederations Cup on Sunday.

Author: 0 French Open Day 10: Ostapenko, Bacsinszky set up battle of the birthdays

Ostapenko unleashed a series of impressive winners in the tiebreaker and took the set with a backhand volley. Wozniacki has won five of her last seven matches on clay court. Wozniacki has had a tougher run through the French Open , and doesn't appear to be quite at full fitness. However, the youngster was able to seize the advantage in set two, moving a double-break up at 5-2 before play was suspended.

Author: 0 Mexico snatch draw with Portugal in Confederations Cup

Two weeks ago, he had also scored twice in the Champions League final to lead Madrid to its second consecutive title in the European club competition. "We focus on our football and on what we want to do on the field. on what the "Profe" [coach Juan Carlos Osorio] is looking for us to do and what we are strong at, as well as what we have to improve", added Ochoa.

Sport Carlos Pena Set To Become Rangers Third Summer Signing
Author: 0 Carlos Pena Set To Become Rangers Third Summer Signing

The 28-year-old Mexico global has worked with Caixinha previously in a loan spell at Santos Laguna, with the Rangers boss complimentary about the forward in the press in the recent past. The former Scotland Under-21 worldwide is Caixinha's second signing, following the arrival of Portugal defender Bruno Alves . "I think we have all the points together to get the best from Ryan and to get the best from all the players that are coming", the Portuguese coach told the Rangers website .

Author: 0 CT 17: Underdogs defeat tournament favourite England to reach the finals

England 211 all out, 49.5 overs [Root 46, Bairstow 43, Hasan 3-35] lost to Pakistan 215-2, 37.1 overs [Azhar Ali 76, Zaman 57, Ball 1-37] by eight wickets. "I don't think we were simply used to it". Morgan pointed to his side failing to adapt to a slow, low pitch that was used 48 hours earlier when Pakistan won their final group game against Sri Lanka - something he felt brought their eighth-ranked opponents into contention.

Sport LeBron James Finally Surrendered to His Hairline
Author: 0 LeBron James Finally Surrendered to His Hairline

LeBron makes reference to the Houston Rockets in the mid 90s, when Charles Barkley, Hakeem Olajuwon and Clyde Drexler teamed up, and also the Los Angeles Lakers of the early 2000s. The 16-year veteran said, "Draymond's a good dude". The NBA finals has been settled for days but the trash talk between the Cavaliers and Warriors rages on.

Author: 0 Koepka in control and with a 1-shot lead at US Open

But the long-hitting 26-year-old from Southport outside Liverpool is firing on all cylinders at links-styled Erin Hills and stands one shot from the lead as Sunday's final round began. Tommy Fleetwood, who played alongside Koepka and closed with a 72 to finish fourth, played the Challenge Tour a year before Koepka arrived. Thomas bogeyed three of the first five holes and tied for ninth at 8 under, eight shots out of the lead.

Author: 0 Ronaldo thinking only of Confederations Cup, says Silva

As man of the match, Ronaldo was obliged to attend a formal press conference but failed to appear amid suggestions he was "undergoing treatment". "Treatment" was given as the reason, but there was no obvious ailment when he was ushered swiftly through the mixed zone - where the media carry out interviews with players - 10 minutes later.

Sport LSU names Scalise honorary CWS coach, will send game ball
Author: 0 LSU names Scalise honorary CWS coach, will send game ball

LSU eighth inning - With one out, Freeman singled. Wells misplayed Duplantis' hit in right field to allow Freeman to advance to third, and Freeman scored when Wells made an errant throw to the infield while Duplantis raced to third. Raleigh got to the ball and might have still had time to gun Deichmann down, but he bobbled. "Things kept happening. I just kept running". "I should have [covered home.] That's a tough pitch for Cal to block".

Author: 0 Kite looks back on windy final round at Pebble

Open record at 16-under par. Powerful winds buffeted the US Open today as the final round got under way with a cluster of inexperienced contenders aiming to break their major duck. That same motivation remains as Harman now plays the rest of the season, his sixth on the tour, knowing in his heart that the week in Erin Hills wasn't an aberration, but the start of the next phase of his career.

Author: 0 Sublime Fakhar leads Pakistan to 338-4 in final

Fakhar failed to let the horror mix-up deter him - striking Ravindra Jadeja for six over long on and following up with a brace of boundaries as Pakistan raced up to 150 in the 26th over. Kohli had declared that nothing extra is needed to get the same result despite the turnaround by Ahmed's men since but the Pakistani batsmen batted exceptionally well to help them post a daunting total against India .

Sport Toyota big favorites at 24 Hours Le Mans
Author: 0 Toyota big favorites at 24 Hours Le Mans

The retirement of the number one Porsche driven by former winners Neel Jani of Switzerland, Britain's Nick Tandy and Germany's Andre Lotterer handed the lead to the number 38 Jackie Chan DC Racing Oreca entry. With a stream of headlights piercing the darkness at the Circuit de la Sarthe , the leading number seven Toyota slowed as Japanese driver Kamui Kobayashi sought to engage gear.

Author: 0 Arnold Palmer's 1960 US Open win honored at Erin

The 27-year-old Koepka grabbed control with three straight birdies on the back nine at Erin Hills. Fleetwood, who was hoping to become the third English victor since 1924 after Tony Jacklin (1970) and Justin Rose (2013), began the day in a tie for second and made an encouraging start with a birdie from eight feet on the second.

Sport Thomas shoots 63, but Harman leads after Round 3
Author: 0 Thomas shoots 63, but Harman leads after Round 3

Oh, did Thomas go low. The American posted nine-under-par round of 63 in Wisconsin , the lowest score in relation to par in the 122-year history of the US Open . "Tomorrow's going to be fun". There were five players in double digits Saturday at Erin Hills . The birdies started piling up as the round drew to a close .

Sport FIFA panel invites debate on 'radical' 60-minute game clock
Author: 0 FIFA panel invites debate on 'radical' 60-minute game clock

Instead, the game would be played over two shorter periods of 30 minutes and the clock would be stopped when the ball goes out of play. Reducing play time and allowing players to take a free kick or a corner themselves are amongst some of the radical changes to football are being proposed by the International Football Association Board (IFAB).

Author: 0 Infantino: Not time to think about future of Confed Cup

The championship game will be played on July 2 in St. Petersburg. It proved the flawless curtain-raiser for a match that served up no shortage of goalmouth action and kept both keepers busy. It will be the first meeting between Russian Federation and New Zealand, the champions of Oceania, in the post-Soviet era. After New Zealand lost possession in a risky area, Poloz's neat touch released Glushakov, who clipped his finish over Marinovic and off the post before Boxall bundled the ball into ...

Author: 0 Reds select Hunter Greene with their first pick of 2017 draft

The photos' value skyrocketed Monday when the Minnesota Twins selected Lewis first overall and the Cincinnati Reds picked Greene at No. 2. Last year, Brent Rooker chose to return to Mississippi State for his redshirt junior season after being drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 38th round.

Author: 0 MMA: Holm says McGregor can cause Mayweather problems

The purse for the fight is not being disclosed, but it is rumored that both fighters will receive a considerable boost to their net worth. "That will not happen", White said on a Wednesday conference call. He wanted this and obviously the fans wanted it too. "I think when you have the confidence and want to get into something, you have to talk your way to get into it.

Sport Lackey deals, Rizzo leads offense as Cubs beat Pirates 7-1
Author: 0 Lackey deals, Rizzo leads offense as Cubs beat Pirates 7-1

Nova became the first Pirates pitcher to work at least six innings in each of his first 13 starts since Eddie Solomon in 1981. His recent hot streak has propelled his season slash up to.263/.395/.510 to go with 16 homers and 45 RBI. Tommy La Stella and Ian Happ, who grew up in Pittsburgh and was playing his first game at PNC Park, had two hits each for the Cubs. Arrieta tied it in the fifth with a two-run homer of his own, his first since June 27, 2016, against Cincinnati.

Author: 0 Getting to double digits is tough, staying there is tougher

Harman also dropped a big 29-foot putt for a birdie at the third but it was his only one on the front nine. "Not every day you enjoy a round of golf with an 8 on the card, but I'm a pretty happy man", Casey said. Open to win by one", said Miller , now an analyst for the American TV network NBC . Brooks Koepka tees off the ninth hole during the second round of the U.S.

Author: 0 Warriors have 'no doubt' Kerr will coach next season

While the "King" was not able to collect his fourth ring, he still managed to become the first person to average a triple-double (33.6 points, 12 rebounds, and 10 assists) in the NBA Playoffs. The Warriors won in 2015 before the Cavs made their historic comeback previous year . But Business Insider pointed out Warriors coach Steve Kerr - who has openly criticized the Trump administration's proposed travel ban - reportedly decided in November that he wouldn't accept an invitation ...

Author: 0 After celebrating homer, Yasiel Puig aims obscene gesture toward fans

Overall, he has hit 17 home runs in 165 at-bats. Puig, 22, is in his fifth season with the Dodgers , having made one All-Star team. "I left it in a spot where he can hit it pretty well. Mike Piazza had five multi-homer games as a rookie and Corey Seager four last season. "He gets what this is all about", Kershaw said of Bellinger.

Author: 0 Spieth stabilizes in final round at US Open

Open is very cool", Scheffler said. Si Woo Kim, the 21-year-old Players Championship victor who began at a compelling three shots off the lead, shot 75 and finished at a commendable 6-under par. Koepka tied for 13th in last year's Open at Oakmont. On Sunday, however, he was just the guy who won by four strokes and made it look easy, which left me and, I'm guessing, a lot of people hoping that when the U.S.

Author: 0 Thomas shoots 63, trails Harman by 1 at US Open

But he's playing in just his eighth major championship and his first since 2015. Brain Harman has a one-shot lead at 12 under. But at 28, Fowler is the ninth-ranked player in the world and should be more than ready for Sunday. "But it's all on how you start". Record scoring and constant movement at the top of the leaderboard is usually exactly what fans want from a golf tournament.