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Author: 0 Sarfraz steers Pakistan into Champions Trophy semis

The fast bowlers set up the win before fifties from rookie opener Fakhar Zaman and skipper Sarfraz Ahmed sealed it. The experienced pacer almost got the breakthrough but Thisara Perera, fielding at mid-on, put down the easiest of chances.

Sport Manchester United must pay €100m clause to sign Andrea Belotti - Torino
Author: 0 Manchester United must pay €100m clause to sign Andrea Belotti - Torino

Jose Mourinho is after the Italian who scored 26 Serie A goals last season - in a side that only finished ninth - ahead of £70m Juve ace Gonzalo Higuain. "Belotti is now with the Italian national team as they prepare to play a World cup qualifying game". I want to keep Belotti as he has a contract until 2021.

Author: 0 Richard Jefferson 'F-- Begged' Tyronn Lue to Guard Kevin Durant

The Cavaliers are still alive and have a chance to do what no other team has ever done in the National Basketball Association playoffs - rally from a 3-0 deficit. Golden State knows it, too, must make adjustments, including getting a hand in the face of the Cavaliers' sharpshooters after surrendering a Finals record 24 three-pointers Friday, seven of those by Irving during his 40-point masterpiece.

Sport Eddie Lacy's Bonus Check Is Fat Because He Isn't
Author: 0 Eddie Lacy's Bonus Check Is Fat Because He Isn't

His first weigh-in he checked in at 253 pounds just below the 255-pound limit. Get the best sports content from the web and social in the new B/R app . The Seahawks will then give Lacy five more chances to earn $55,000 when he gets weighed once-a-month during the National Football League season.

Sport Gareth Southgate making plans for Russia despite draw with Scotland
Author: 0 Gareth Southgate making plans for Russia despite draw with Scotland

Everton forward Dominic Calvert-Lewin's first-half goal was enough for victory in South Korea , with Newcastle goalkeeper Freddie Woodman making a second-half penalty save to preserve the lead. Ronaldo Lucena's swerving free kick from more than 30 meters (33 yards) out swerved and beat a surprised Woodman, but bounced off the post. "After the semi-final I said there couldn't be a prouder Englishman anywhere in the world".

Sport Harry Kane credits Royal Marines for late Hampden equaliser
Author: 0 Harry Kane credits Royal Marines for late Hampden equaliser

England took the lead in the 70th minute when substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's left-foot strike beat goalkeeper Craig Gordon's flimsy attempt at a save. "You have to somehow find another gear and now it is not a bad point away from home". Scotland had started the game aggressively, roared on by a capacity 52,000 crowd but England gradually took control and ended the first half looking increasingly unsafe.

Sport Refs take responsibility for technical foul confusion in Game 4 of Finals
Author: 0 Refs take responsibility for technical foul confusion in Game 4 of Finals

When asked about how much the fans have repeatedly heckled him, Green took it as a form of flattery. The moment changed that series. Green spent last year's Game 5 in a suite at the Oakland Athletics game, after an accumulation of playoff flagrant fouls that culminated in a punch to LeBron James' groin.

Sport Cavaliers stun Warriors to win Game 4
Author: 0 Cavaliers stun Warriors to win Game 4

And getting swept is something that you never want to have happen - especially this point. Green did pick up another technical in the Game 4 loss but he will be taking part in Game 5 unlike a year ago. The champions had 49 points in the first quarter. One last note on Cleveland's 49-point first quarter: The last time a team scored more than that in a first quarter was 1990, when Phoenix dropped 50 on Denver.

Sport Del Potro wins 1st match at French Open since 2012
Author: 0 Del Potro wins 1st match at French Open since 2012

Del Potro served at 1-1 but Almagro did not return it and instead collapsed to the the ground seemingly in pain. Sport is not only about competitiveness but also sportsmanship and Argentine Juan Martin del Potro has every bit of it in him.

Sport Predators goalie Rinne struggling as Pens take 2-0 lead
Author: 0 Predators goalie Rinne struggling as Pens take 2-0 lead

Of Nashville's five losses this postseason, two have been in Game 2 . Malkin's shot sent Rinne to the bench in favor of backup Juuse Saros , who made his playoff debut. Subban slap shot off the left foot. That lead ended with 3:24 left in the first period, when Guentzel scored his first of the night. To be blunt, Murray has been as brilliant as Rinne has been bad.

Sport Lakers Rumors: Would Lebron bring any rings to the Lakers? (Simulation)
Author: 0 Lakers Rumors: Would Lebron bring any rings to the Lakers? (Simulation)

James said the letter disrespected him and his family as a whole. " Steve Kerr , he knows what it is and I feel like I know what it is and if we continue to grow in that area, it gets really scary". So obviously I'm drained right now, ready to get home. But I don't know. "I've definitely had thoughts about it". If the Cavs get their doors blown off by the Warriors and are unable to effectively shuffle the deck this summer, their championship forecast for next year won't look any rosier than it ...

Author: 0 Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

The moment changed that series. That incident established Green's status as a villain in Cleveland. Green told reporters after the game. "You can make a sandwich before somebody even gets out there", Durant said of how it seemed in Game 4.

Sport Five players Predators need to step up in Game 6
Author: 0 Five players Predators need to step up in Game 6

They don't come along very often, these generational talents. "I'm not going to judge what's over the line and what's not". "I think we turned the page", added Crosby. The last time we checked, the Nashville Predators did not have a Sidney Crosby in their lineup. I think sometimes people can get fooled by the scores of games, but we don't.

Sport Silva, Costa keep Spain in front of Italy
Author: 0 Silva, Costa keep Spain in front of Italy

Iniesta cued Silva's 15th-minute strike when he timed his chipped pass to meet Jordi Alba's run into Macedonia's box. Stefan Ristovski pulled one back on a rare counterattack for Macedonia in the 66th, but Spain controlled the final stretch of the match.

Author: 0 No questioning Durant's decision now as Warriors near title

He could only watch as Kevin Durant of the Warriors sank a 3-pointer over the top of him, one final jolt from which the Cavaliers could not recover. And beyond their firepower, the Cavs did it on defense, holding the up-and-down Warriors without a single fast-break point. The Warriors trailed by six with three minutes left before Durant, criticized for leaving Oklahoma City last summer to chase a championship, brought them back, scoring 14 in the fourth.

Sport Bayern signing Serge Gnabry on 3-year contract
Author: 0 Bayern signing Serge Gnabry on 3-year contract

Gnabry, who was the top scorer at the 2016 Olympics as he helped Germany to win the silver medal, is excited about joining the Bundesliga champions. Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge added on his club's official website: "We are delighted to see another young German national player in FC Bayern in Serge Gnabry ".

Sport England win World Under-20 title with Calvert-Lewin strike
Author: 0 England win World Under-20 title with Calvert-Lewin strike

Woodman, of Newcastle United , made a fine save from Penaranda, one of the stars of the tournament, sticking out a hand to palm the ball away though he was diving in the opposite direction. He started three games in this tournament in which the team conceded just one goal. England have made history in Suwon , South Korea as they claimed their first Federation Internationale de Football Association U-20 World Cup, edging out Venezuela by a lone goal.

Sport Donaldson's homer leads Blue Jays to 4-0 win over Mariners
Author: 0 Donaldson's homer leads Blue Jays to 4-0 win over Mariners

Toronto Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson , left, rounds the bases on his home run as Seattle Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager looks on in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 11, 2017 , in Seattle . "I was definitely going heater at that point because I know he's got a really good heater, as he should". "I don't know if you can do that forever, but right now it's working.

Sport Preds' Colton Sissons cleared for Game 6 after match penalty
Author: 0 Preds' Colton Sissons cleared for Game 6 after match penalty

He had played great in the back-to-back road losses. Speaking before his fourth appearance in the final - while searching for his third Cup win - Crosby said he was motivated not by history, but by making the most of the rare opportunity to win at all.

Sport BCCI CAC buys more time to decide on India coach
Author: 0 BCCI CAC buys more time to decide on India coach

A former office-bearer of the cricketing body said that "According to Dalmiya, BCCI only gave members of panels a daily allowance, accommodation and a auto on days of meetings, but no remuneration". It is understood that only one BCCI official, who is believed to be close to former president N. Srinivasan and is a staunch Kumble critic, is against him continuing.

Sport GLORY 42: Watch Fighter Get Attacked by Fans After Controversial KO Win
Author: 0 GLORY 42: Watch Fighter Get Attacked by Fans After Controversial KO Win

Little did Groenhart know that he had more opponents to fend off. Groenhart followed Grigorian to his corner and cold-clocked him on the chin from behind, leaving him limp in a heap on the floor. "Some guy caught me with a hook to my face", Groenhart said on the broadcast, according to MMA Fighting . "When you are in the heat of the game, you just continue", Groenhart said.

Sport Rafael Nadal dominates in winning record 10th French Open
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal dominates in winning record 10th French Open

Key Stat: Nadal ended Federer's 27-match winning streak at majors, preventing him from a fourth Grand Slam title in a row. On a fifth break point at 3-2 the Spaniard gratefully received a simple netted backhand to move ahead and then he clinched the set at 5-2 with a forehand long from his opponent.

Sport Braves fan has a regrettable finish to race in between innings
Author: 0 Braves fan has a regrettable finish to race in between innings

On Friday, we witnessed one fan who thought he had the race in the bag, until he celebrated prematurely and faceplanted when he saw The Freeze pull ahead of him. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright tweeted. High School: Talton was not only a sprinter at Peach County High School, he also played football.

Author: 0 Nadal wins 10th French Open title

At a rocking Philippe Chatrier court that had in attendance Hollywood A-lister, Nicole Kidman , Nadal, 31, reaffirmed his return to form and supremacy on clay with a 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 destruction of the Swiss star. But the barrel-chested "Stanimal" was powerless as Nadal turned the final into an exhibition of his clayclourt supremacy ― taking his French Open record to an eye-watering 79-2.

Sport Stress test: High-wire Cavaliers still alive in NBA Finals
Author: 0 Stress test: High-wire Cavaliers still alive in NBA Finals

He's consistently executed at a high level for Cleveland when called upon and is undoubtedly there go-to guy in late-game situations. Do you ever see the stuff that you say and say maybe I shouldn't have said that? "Talking trash or knocking guys on the floor, whatever you got to do, you got to do it".

Sport Bryan Robson urges Manchester United to make 'flair signings'
Author: 0 Bryan Robson urges Manchester United to make 'flair signings'

Although he wasn't first choice for Real Madrid, he played a significant role in the squad and scored 15 goals in La Liga. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is to take a complete break from football this summer, but he will not spend his free time finding a place to live in Manchester after choosing to continue his residency at the Lowry Hotel.

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal Wins French Open For The Tenth Time

Winners are normally given a small trophy to keep. A brief lull as the court staff watered down the red dust failed to extinguish Nadal's fire and, despite Wawrinka's best efforts to extend the contest, the final set was little more than a coronation for Paris's favorite Spaniard.

Author: 0 Warriors' Green will be on the court for this Finals Game 5

The Golden State Warriors now hold a 3-1 series lead over the defending NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers . "I noticed the reaction by Coach Kerr and then assessed the technical foul", Goble said. "I've won one on the road". People tend to want you to change, but being me has gotten me here. "Thank God I get to play". Green picked up a technical foul with 6:18 left in the third quarter after arguing with officials about picking up his fourth foul.

Author: 0 Andy Murray defies expectations, reaches French Open semifinals

It will be the 18th time Murray has played Wawrinka, with the Briton having won both last year's meetings at the French Open and ATP Finals. Andy Murray feels he will be up against it in the French Open semi-finals as the odd man out who arrived at Roland Garros playing "garbage".

Sport Seager gets walk-off double in Dodgers' 5-4 win over Reds
Author: 0 Seager gets walk-off double in Dodgers' 5-4 win over Reds

Corey Seager delivered a run-scoring double in the bottom of the ninth to allow the Los Angeles Dodgers to overcome a three-run homer from Devin Mesoraco and earn a 5-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday night. In their first career encounter, Clayton Kershaw hammered Stephen Strasburg with a three-hitter for seven innings, and Yasmani Grandal shot a tiebreaking double in the sixth inning as the Dodgers pulled off a 2-1 over the Nationals on Wednesday at Dodger Stadium.

Sport Cristiano sings 'Ronaldo, Ballon d'Or' as Madrid celebrate Champions League triumph
Author: 0 Cristiano sings 'Ronaldo, Ballon d'Or' as Madrid celebrate Champions League triumph

Runners-up Juventus see Gianluigi Buffon, Leonardo Bonucci and Miralem Pjanic included, although the absence of Dani Alves despite a brilliant Champions League campaign has a few fans scratching their heads. "The truth is it has been a spectacular season", added Ronaldo. "Then we will get some rest and later we will start thinking about next season". "The players have entered into the legend of Real Madrid and of football, as has our coach", said club president Florentino Perez.

Sport Usain Bolt Cruises to Win in Final Race in Jamaica
Author: 0 Usain Bolt Cruises to Win in Final Race in Jamaica

But it's going to be all about Bolt as he says goodbye to his adoring local fans before he begins his final journey to his swansong at the world championships in London in August. The Olympic gold medal victor Bolt has a knack for peaking on the biggest stage, but says he couldn't have done it without his coach Glen Mills . "I'm just going there to do my best and to come through victorious as always".

Author: 0 Tapwrit rallies in stretch to win Belmont Stakes

Irish War Cry , who led the field for the majority of the race, finished second and one-eyed horse Patch finished in third place . Tapwrit finished sixth in the Kentucky Derby and skipped the Preakness . Betting on the Belmont in Japan opened at approximately 6:30 a.m., four hours before Epicharis scratched, so the pools remained open for the race.

Author: 0 Penguins thrash Predators in Game Five

Whatever the cause - the schedule, the salary cap, the weariness associated with the Stanley Cup hangover - no National Hockey League team since the 1997 and 1998 Detroit Red Wings has followed up a championship year with a title defence.