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Author: 0 India crush Bangladesh in ICC CT warm-up match by 240 runs

A report in The Tribune says that though further details are yet to be revealed about the chip, the ICC say that the move is to "enhance the cricket experience" in addition to helping players improve. In a statement, Speculur Managing Director Atul Srivastava said, "Coaches can use their insights and expertise along with the bat sensor data to make specific adjustments to a batsman's technique ultimately helping him perform better".

Sports Takuma Sato claims $2.45 million for Indianapolis 500 win
Author: 0 Takuma Sato claims $2.45 million for Indianapolis 500 win

He led for 27 laps, set the fastest average speed of the race, and was regularly seen steadily moving his way up the field after every time misfortune fell his way. And the fact that Hunter-Reay and Alonso were part of the six-team Andretti Autosport effort, it was little surprise that their troubles gave Andretti some serious concern in the closing laps of the race.

Author: 0 NBA Finals preview with Kevin McHale

I think we will use it as fuel". I did everything possible to put myself in a position to feel at least as close to 80 percent, or as close to 90 percent as I could going into that game, knowing the possibility that I could further injure my knee.

Author: 0 Wenger to stay at Arsenal

Wenger, 67, will attend today's board meeting where his future, summer plans and a backroom reshuffle will be discussed . Arsenal emerged victorious, despite being underdogs against the newly-crowned Premier League champions, and the club are now poised to confirm Wenger's stay at the club.

Author: 0 Arsenal, Wenger stays on. He will sign his contract extension tomorrow

A formal announcement from Arsenal confirming that Wenger has chose to stay is expected today, the BBC reported. Wenger had opposed the idea but the club have assured him that his decision-making powers will not diminish. A large portion of Arsenal fans have been crying out for a new manager for a number of years. Arsenal finished in fifth place this season and were 18 points behind champions Chelsea.

Author: 0 Why FA Cup final heartbreak is a blessing in disguise for Chelsea

After the final, Blues skipper John Terry said of Moses: " He is down, but it is important that the group pick him up ". JEREMY CORBYN will have one less thing on his mind as Arsenal are set to announce today that Arsene Wenger has signed a new two-year contract.

Author: 0 Irving, James lead Cavs over Celtics

It comes from up top and our leadership. "I didn't go bald like Mike, but I'm getting there", he quipped. "I think I fell in love with the game because of Mike, just because of what he was able to accomplish". The team's only loss in the series, which came in Game 3, was due to a poor performance by superstar LeBron James . It will mark the seventh straight trip to the Finals for James, who hit a 3-pointer late in in the third quarter to nudge past Jordan on the playoff scoring list.

Sports First defeat for U.S., but America's Cup holders still in control
Author: 0 First defeat for U.S., but America's Cup holders still in control

Sir Ben Ainslie has vowed to "come back fighting" after Land Rover BAR were surprisingly beaten by Groupama Team France in the America's Cup Qualifiers on Monday. With the weekend crowded due to Friday's schedule delayed by too much wind, Oracle was the only team to sail three races on Sunday. Welcome to day three of the 35th Americas Cup, presented by Louis Vuitton.

Author: 0 Ainslie gets badly needed win in America's Cup qualifiers

The win has effectively sealed BARs spot in the challenger play-offs; Artemis meanwhile have a tough few days ahead. Land Rover BAR's collision with SoftBank Team Japan happened as Dean Barker came in fast during pre-start manoeuvres and Ainslie failed to get out of the way when luffed.

Sports Kyrie Irving, LeBron James power Cavs past Celtics in Game 4
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving, LeBron James power Cavs past Celtics in Game 4

A brief scare occurred with 1:45 left in the third, when he scored on a layup but remained down, wincing and holding his ankle. Irving stayed on the floor and finished the game, but with a day off between games there will be interest in how tender his ankle is at tipoff.

Sports Cavaliers Aim To Closeout Series In Boston
Author: 0 Cavaliers Aim To Closeout Series In Boston

Cavaliers scored 43 points in the first quarter, crushing all dreams of the Celtics fans and players. Boston Celtics All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas said surgery is not now the best option for his injured right hip although it could eventually prove necessary.

Author: 0 LeBron James won't call the upcoming Warriors series his greatest challenge

Warriors in Three: After three straight Golden State victories, all by 15 points or more , Adam Silver just decides the series is over. Even though the Warriors didn't win the NBA Finals previous year, it still felt like piling on, if not overkill, adding a Rolls Royce to a fleet of Bentleys.

Sports Steve Kerr's NBA Finals Status 'Up in the Air'
Author: 0 Steve Kerr's NBA Finals Status 'Up in the Air'

It's still up in the air. "Still waiting for 'Ahhhhhh!'" Kerr said, reaching his hands to the sky as if to receive some miracle healing. Assistant coach Mike Brown has guided the Warriors to 10 consecutive wins since taking over for Kerr.

Author: 0 Ranking LeBron James Top 5 NBA Finals opponents

What Lue and his staff ultimately come up with to defend the Warriors may ultimately decide who wins the title this year. "The whole underdog thing is amusing to me, because, yeah, at the end of the day we are defending our title", Cavaliers forward Kevin Love told reporters Saturday after Cleveland's practice.

Author: 0 Penguins take game one of Stanley Cup Finals, 5-3

Of course it's infinitely better to steal an unwarranted win than to take a hard-luck loss. The Penguins went an astounding 37 minutes and 9 seconds without getting a shot on goal , and for all but about 10 of the 60 minutes they were thoroughly outplayed.

Author: 0 India embarrass Bangladesh by 240 runs in 2nd warm-up tie

Here's everything you need to know. The countries are known for their passion for the game of cricket. "That's a decision we have got to make". The 28-year-old has been part of a Bangladesh side that has now become serious contenders in the one-day game, with a notable victory over England in the group stage of the 2015 World Cup.

Sports Phils' Velasquez leaves game at Miami with apparent injury
Author: 0 Phils' Velasquez leaves game at Miami with apparent injury

Marlins 3B prospect James Nelson ranks third in the Low Class A Midwest League with a.348 batting average and owns a 15-game hit streak. Giancarlo Stanton and Marcell Ozuna homered to lead the resurgent Miami Marlins to a 7-2 win over the Phillies on Tuesday night at Marlins Park.

Author: 0 Wenger set to sign new two-year Arsenal contract

On the pitch, and Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera will stay with the club - according to the Daily Telegraph . "I don't think I can answer that question at the moment". That's why I said it's not about popularity, it's about outcome. The 53-year-old ex-England worldwide also warned fans of the north London club who were upset at a fifth-placed EPL finish that things could get even worse.

Author: 0 Tiger Woods was asleep at the wheel, changed his story: police report

After a few hours in jail, Woods was released on his own recognizance. The probable cause affidavit says Woods' speech was "extremely slow and slurred". It left players on the PGA Tour hopeful for better times, and not just on the golf course. "We see lots of victims of auto accidents and we're seeing many of them come in testing positive for either alcohol or prescription pain medications or prescription sedatives", said Bushra.

Sports Diego Costa says he won't go to China, only to Atletico Mardid
Author: 0 Diego Costa says he won't go to China, only to Atletico Mardid

Chelsea face the prospect of missing out on a huge transfer windfall this summer, with Diego Costa reportedly only interested in an Atletico Madrid return. Conte's relationship with Costa has never been smooth. "Lukaku is a great player", Costa said. He was dropped in January after a dispute on the training ground at a time when details of an incredible £72million offer from Tianjin Quanjian started to emerge.

Author: 0 Arsenal legend Wright concerned over potential Wenger exit

Fresh from winning a record 7th FA Cup title with Arsenal on Saturday, Arsene Wenger was buzzing after masterminding a 2-1 win over arch-rivals Chelsea . The board will seek to compromise, if only to show it is not totally at the behest of Wenger. "They [Corbyn's sons] said 'Look, it's Arsene Wenger!' We stopped, he put the box down and chatted to them about football ".

Author: 0 Wenger agrees to two-year extension at Arsenal

And Adams believes the Frenchman should leave while he has the fans on his side. Removing the record seventh FA Cup winner's medal from his pocket, Arsene Wenger was gratified and yet apprehensive. "This season was very tough for me in many aspects, and for this reason now the best way for me is to take three days with my family, to stay with them, to rest and then to try to prepare for a new season", Conte added.

Author: 0 Spence dethrones Brook in barnburner

SHEFFIELD'S Kell Brook had his IBF welterweight title taken from him in his hometown in front of a packed house inside Bramall Lane stadium. Spence was declared the victor in the 11th round, the referee calling a halt to proceedings after Brook had taken a knee with his vision evidently impaired.

Author: 0 Steve Kerr Warriors coach to miss NBA Finals opener

Cavaliers are on the wrong end of "The Shot", the name of a famed series-winning basket hit by Michael Jordan in the 1989 Eastern Conference quarter-finals that is one of the most replayed National Basketball Association plays in history.

Author: 0 Wilkinson warns Lions not to repeat 'chaos' of 2005 in New Zealand

The tourists waited until all their players were free from last weekend's Aviva Premiership and Guinness PRO12 commitments before travelling, another element All Blacks boss Hansen criticised. "We went down to 13 men against New Zealand in Wellington with England in 2003 when we had a couple of guys sin-binned but we were so together and sure of each other that we just dealt with it".

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger set to sign new deal at Arsenal

Wenger's future was the subject of intense speculation during the season, with a section of disgruntled fans and pundits calling for the long-serving Frenchman to leave. Arsenal will have to spend more money than in past years to compete in the EPL next season, but Wenger has proven how successful he can be with the right players.

Author: 0 Kerr to miss Finals opener

As recalled by Bleacher Report , during the NBA Finals a year ago Curry was checked by the Cavs' defensive tactics and as a result sniping proved hard for the ace player unlike in the regular and playoff games. Overall Cleveland has enjoyed a level of sustained success not seen in that city for quite some time and now the Cavs have a chance to provide their citizenry with back-to-back titles.

Author: 0 Valverde Replaces Enrique at Barcelona

Luis Enrique will leave the club after winning his ninth trophy in three years with Copa del Rey victory against Alaves on Saturday. Barcelona said Monday, May 29, 2017 , it has hired former player Ernesto Valverde as its new coach.

Author: 0 Nashville Predators' Dead Catfish Thrower Charged with Crime

After the defending champs were held without a shot over a span lasting 37 minutes, Jake Guentzel finally put a puck on net for the Pittsburgh Penguins . "I don't think we played poorly at all through the game", Laviolette said. The Penguins got a break after it appeared that P.K. Subban gave Nashville a 1-0 lead at 7:13 of the first period on a shot from the top of the right circle.

Author: 0 John Terry: "I don't really care what other people think"

But Terry , 36, is unconcerned by the detractors and does not want anything to muddle his bond with the Chelsea supporters. After 381 appearances and 164 goals, Drogba was hoisted up into the air by his teammates-including Terry-and carried to the side of the pitch in the 29th minute of the final game of the season.

Sports Mumbai Indians Clinch Third IPL Trophy with Thrilling 1-run Win
Author: 0 Mumbai Indians Clinch Third IPL Trophy with Thrilling 1-run Win

We spoke in the change room about adding 20 runs extra with our fielding. If you look at the first two titles we won, we probably had one batsman in the top five. 23 were now needed off 12 balls, Smith hit a six to Bumrah to bring up his 50. "The first half wasn't good for us". Mumbai struggled with pace and spin, scoring just 16 total runs in the first five overs.

Author: 0 Tyronn Lue, Kevin Love Respond to 'Competitor' Draymond Green's Trash Talk

James is in the finals for the seventh straight time - he's 3-4 overall with the Miami Heat and Cavs - and his Cavs are an underdog, something Kevin Love disputes. This is the skeleton key: a three-pronged plan to destabilize the Warriors that should be key to a Cavs victory in every game. 61 - The series between the Cavaliers and Warriors will be the first time in 61 years that teams in any major North American professional sport league will meet for the third straight ...

Author: 0 Profile of Cleveland Cavaliers

It's finally here. After sitting through two months of what most people called unbearable playoffs, we finally get the match-up we've been waiting for since last June. He said that by Game 1, he might make a decision on his status. James eventually led the Cavaliers to five consecutive playoff berths, including a trip to the NBA Finals in 2007, but he infamously left Cleveland as a free agent in 2010 to sign with the Miami Heat , where he went on to win two championships.

Sports Chelsea striker Diego Costa will only leave Stamford Bridge for one club
Author: 0 Chelsea striker Diego Costa will only leave Stamford Bridge for one club

A minority of Fans have regularly been campaigning for Wenger to leave the Emirates once the season is finished, but it is believed he will be staying on for yet another campaign in charge. Asked if his lack of game-time has made him think about leaving, he said: "Not necessarily, but in football you can never say never". The saga of Wenger's future will finally be resolved this week, with an announcement set for Wednesday - the day after a meeting of the full board, which Wenger himself ...

Author: 0 Rob Holding 'lost for words' after FA Cup win over Chelsea

Arsene Wenger was still winning FA Cups and until this season he had always got in the top four, but now that's changed. Nine wins from their final 10 matches saw the Gunners turn what looked like a disappointing season into a somewhat positive one with Saturday's FA Cup success moving Arsenal ahead of Manchester United as the most successful team in the competition's history.

Author: 0 Ian Wright sends direct message to Arsenal owner to follow Chelsea example

According to The Telegraph , Wenger and Kroenke will highlight their vision and strategy, during the official announcement, to ensure Arsenal has a winning chance to compete in the forthcoming Premier League seasons. Despite friction with the board towards the end of the season, Wenger and Gazidis both put on a show of unity during the post-match celebrations at Wembley.

Author: 0 Who Should be the Starting Goalie in Game 4?

Defenseman Josh Manson even checked Rinne against the boards behind the net late in the second period. The Senators made a game of it, reducing Pittsburgh's lead to just one goal late in the third period. Bobby Ryan eventually gained possession down low and found Methot with a crafty pass. Anderson's night soon turned even worse when an innocent point shot by defenceman Brian Dumoulin clipped off Ottawa defender Dion Phaneuf and in behind Anderson for Dumoulin's first of the postseason.

Author: 0 Im not a young man, Im a very young man: Arsene Wenger

Arsenal's subsequent failure to sustain a challenge for the Premier League title, coupled with their humiliating round-of-16 exit from the Champions League against Bayern Munich via a 10-2 aggregate defeat, prompted an upsurge in anti-Wenger sentiment among a vocal section of the club's supporters.

Sports Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale: I'm fully fit
Author: 0 Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale: I'm fully fit

Buffon has won numerous trophies throughout his illustrious career, but Champions League glory has evaded the veteran shot stopper until now. The 39-year-old lost the final in 2003 and 2015 and he will be hoping it is third time lucky in Cardiff this weekend.

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger's Future In Arsenal To Be Announced Soon

A formal announcement from Arsenal confirming that Wenger has made a decision to stay is expected today, the BBC reported . " Arsenal have got a long way to go at the moment, they're further behind than Arsene Wenger thinks", Lineker told BBC Radio 5 live .

Author: 0 Mladenovic through to 2nd round at French Open

Zverev, who is regarded as one of the most gifted players on tour, broke his racket during the fourth set. Both before the match and in courtside comments following his win, Nadal described Paire as a unsafe opponent, and the Frenchman played with more freedom in a closer second set as the Spaniard lost his edge.

Sports Cavaliers and Warriors set for ultimate Finals
Author: 0 Cavaliers and Warriors set for ultimate Finals

Pressed on if he was rooting for James, Riley said, "I'd like to see a great Finals ". Imagine Kevin Durant as a skinny, timid teen being told to shoot by his middle school point guard who saw so much potential all those years ago. There's Warriors coach Steve Kerr and the after-effects of back surgery that have led to absence. -Kyle Korver. One of the great chess matches in the series will be how Lue uses arguably his best long-range shooting weapon, and how Brown attacks arguably ...

Author: 0 Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker insists criticism makes him 'stronger'

But the wounded Gunners used that blow to their pride as fuel for a dominant performance that proved too much for Premier League champions Chelsea . Some fans have become increasingly frustrated with Wenger's failure to win a Premier League title since the "invincibles" side of 2003-04. "Outside of the game I never had any word with any journalist in 20 years when they criticised my decisions and it is the same with the fans".

Sports Cavaliers close in on clinching series against Celtics
Author: 0 Cavaliers close in on clinching series against Celtics

The Cavaliers lead the best-of-7 series 3-1. The 43 points are the most Cleveland has ever scored in any quarter of a playoff game. The night was a highlight reel for LeBron, Kyrie Irving and company-with a prominent supporting role for, uh, Deron Williams-and the Celtics didn't have anything to stop it.

Sports Indian PM Offers Germany to Boost Data Exchange to Ensure Cybersecurity
Author: 0 Indian PM Offers Germany to Boost Data Exchange to Ensure Cybersecurity

None of this went over particularly well in Germany . The Prime Minister's call came at a media interaction here along with German Chancellor Angela Merkel after the two leaders had wide ranging discussions through Inter-Governmental Consultations at the Chancellery on stepping up bilateral partnership in various fields including economic between the two countries.

Author: 0 Simpson grabs two-shot lead at Colonial

American Jon Rahm missed a birdie putt at 18 from 10 feet to tie the lead, leaving Kisner the task of holing a five-footer for par which he duly made to collect the trophy. After three birdies and three bogeys his first eight holes Saturday, Lee had a steady stream of pars until finishing with a 16-foot birdie. He drained a clutch putt for par on the 12th hole to stay just a stroke behind Kisner.

Sports My NBA Finals prediction? Better get a broom
Author: 0 My NBA Finals prediction? Better get a broom

But if we move the basketball and move our bodies, I think everybody can find a crack in their defense or some space to let go off. Because of a spinal fluid leak , Kerr has been dealing with migraines and nausea. That is until LeBron James was drafted. Until that time comes, James' main focus will remain on the court, with Game 1 of the NBA Finals the only thing now in his line of vision.

Author: 0 Nick Kyrgios says Rafael Nadal knows he can't lose

Kyrgios has grounds to be optimistic after he defeated Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-3 7-6 (7-4) 6-3 in the first round on Tuesday. "I saw that there were similarities in the ways we think", Djokovic said, citing "different approach in terms of energy management" and exploring "new things" as his rationales.