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Author: 0 England expect to end drought in Champions Trophy

Roy has been a mainstay alongside Alex Hales at the top of England's limited-overs batting line-up since the 2015 World Cup but has struggled of late and scored just 33 runs in his last five one-day worldwide knocks. Avid cricket fans can now entertain themselves in an immersive world of virtual reality at select matches, wherein they will be allowed to test their batting skills while facing deliveries from a virtual bowler , using a head-mounted display (HMD).

Author: 0 NBA Finals 2017: The five biggest differences as Cavs and Warriors reunite

With excitement in the air over the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors tipping off their NBA Finals trilogy tomorrow night, it's sad that racism and hate has reared its ugly head once again. One of the few things that hasn't gone right for Golden State this postseason has been Klay Thompson's shooting. "He's not going to be able to do it", Fratto said.

Author: 0 Underdogs Cavs insist they have plenty of bite for finals

It's been more than two weeks since the Warriors last played in front of their home crowd, hosting the Spurs in Game 2 of their series on May 16. The Warriors have assisted on 70 percent of their shots this season, which is the highest rate in 13 years. It seems highly unlikely that James would let himself get swept in a final again this late in his career.

Author: 0 UFC 212 open workout video from Brazil

Holloway, though, just might be "The Next One" at 145 pounds. He was stripped of the title in November after winning the lightweight championship. The Brazilian was desperate for a rematch but McGregor instead went on to face Nate Diaz twice before winning the lightweight title against Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205.

Sports Penguins take 2-0 series lead over Predators
Author: 0 Penguins take 2-0 series lead over Predators

Rinne has plenty of time to recover and his teammates and hockey experts were consistent in believing he will do so based on his pedigree and performance in the playoffs so far. That's a big reason why Nashville has 53 shot attempts to Pittsburgh's 31. Here are three keys to a Penguins game two victory. "Everything was there that we liked but the result", Ellis said.

Author: 0 Kevin Durant, LeBron James united in quest for National Basketball Association greatness

The Cavaliers face the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday in O. Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James readies to shoot during an NBA basketball practice, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. "It's just my personal goal to keep me motivated", James said . The Warriors are 12-0 in the playoffs and have won 27 of their last 28 overall. The 7-point Game 1 line has stuck at 99 percent of Nevada's sports books, but Wynn Las Vegas did move to Cleveland ...

Sports Real Madrid vs. Juventus in UEFA Champions League final
Author: 0 Real Madrid vs. Juventus in UEFA Champions League final

Real Madrid is the defending UEFA Champions League title holder. "On the day of the game there is going to be a lot of nerves and I prefer not to think much about the final", Ronaldo told Real Madrid TV . Two goals against Barcelona in the quarter-finals saw him belatedly recognised by the wider footballing public, and he beats out both Karim Benzema and Alvaro Morata for a place in our XI.

Author: 0 Kevin Kisner shoots four-under 66 to win Dean & DeLuca Invitational

Spieth had dropped at least three shots in each of the opening three rounds but was flawless on the final day, starting with back-to-back birdies before making further gains on the fifth, 10th and 15th for a five-under-par 65. But, Jordan Spieth sure looked good this weekend. Marc Leishman is the leading Australian in a share of 22nd position, Curtis Luck 41st, Geoff Ogilvy 57th and Matt Jones 69th.

Author: 0 Newcomers to Cavs-Warriors rivalry embrace Finals, which start tonight

LeBron is going to have to guard Kevin Durant or Klay Thompson . Cleveland's Kyle Korver and Golden State's David West are both 36-year-old former All-Stars who will play in the NBA Finals for the first time in their careers. The Warriors were coming off a 26-win season and had the No. 7 overall pick in the draft back then. "I do care, of course, about competitive balance, you want competitive games", Silver said, "but I thought we had a great regular season".

Author: 0 Alan Jackson to perform free concert for hockey fans

Guentzel, who scored the victor in Game 1 , now has the second-highest goal total ever recorded by a rookie in one playoff season. They went 9 minutes and 50 seconds without a shot, reminiscent of the second period of Game 1when they had no shots at all.

Sports England and Bangladesh aim to banish batting blues
Author: 0 England and Bangladesh aim to banish batting blues

A click on the logo shows the batsman and bowler in action. The game appears on the Google homepage of competing nations, including England , India , Australia and South Africa . "In New Zealand we had a few players missing and we were disappointing. He's been very good when he's come in". "You have to think what the mistake was, so I think we can handle tomorrow especially".

Sports Controversial win for Team NZ
Author: 0 Controversial win for Team NZ

Ainslie was penalized and SoftBank Team Japan, skippered by former Team New Zealand skipper Dean Barker, sailed off to a 48-second win. Oracle Team USA is frustrated by their performances despite sitting atop the America's Cup round robin after completing their first round robin section.

Sports Nahki Wells looks forward to playing football in the Premier League
Author: 0 Nahki Wells looks forward to playing football in the Premier League

So, after winning what is deemed the "richest game in football ", worth at least £170m, here is FIVE things Shoot! learned from Huddersfield's historic triumph... "It's very hard to take", said Habsi. But now that the dust has settled and Huddersfield have been confirmed as the final addition to the 2017/18 Premier League season, we've been reminded of the highlight of Monday's game.

Sports Tiger Woods' field sobriety test dashcam video released from his DUI arrest
Author: 0 Tiger Woods' field sobriety test dashcam video released from his DUI arrest

In the dash cam video footage, Woods can be seen on the side of a road as police direct him through a field sobriety test. While this was presumably not part of the sobriety test, Woods also had trouble tying his shoes. I hope he gets out of it and I hope he plays golf again. Police found the Woods sound asleep behind the wheel, according to an incident report. When he did, he leaned forward after losing his balance.

Author: 0 Stokes a concern for England cricketers

The pockets of flag-waving Bangladesh fans in the ground cheered every run wildly, although their team made a cautious start. "If we ( India ) play to our potential, we will definitely go and win the game". With AB de Villiers, Quinton de Kock, Hashim Amla in the side, one can not rule them out from reaching the knock-out stages. After failing in India's first warm-up match against New Zealand , Karthik, who replaced an injured Manish Pandey from the original squad, scored a ...

Author: 0 Novak Djokovic makes winning start with new coach Andre Agassi

Djokovic, who completed a career Grand Slam in Paris past year but has been struggling with form and confidence since, was watched by new coach Andre Agassi as he begins his bid to become the first man in the Open era - and only the third in history - to win each of the Grand Slams twice.

Sports Venus reveals sister Serena is expecting a baby girl
Author: 0 Venus reveals sister Serena is expecting a baby girl

Meanwhile an error-prone Petra Kvitova failed to sustain her French Open campaign going down to Bethanie Matek-Sands 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (7-5). Carrying over the momentum from the first set, Williams had the flawless start to the second set as she sealed her opening service game with an ace.

Sports Browns trade LB Demario Davis to Jets for DB Calvin Pryor
Author: 0 Browns trade LB Demario Davis to Jets for DB Calvin Pryor

It started at the end of April when they drafted Jamal Adams and Marcus Maye with their first two picks in the draft. Garafolo says that the Jets will be getting linebacker Demario Davis in return. He was a fourth-round pick a year ago. "Hopefully, my name is put in front of some of those guys". I fully expect the Browns to have a very successful season on defense with Garrett, Shelton, Ogbah, Collins, Kinsley, Haden, Peppers, and Pryor.

Author: 0 Zverev youngest Masters finalist in 10 years

Djokovic's semi-final win over Dominic Thiem had hinted he was close to recovering his best form after a poor year, culminating in the departure of his entire coaching staff earlier this month. The 20-year-old Zverev claimed his maiden Masters 1000 title after becoming the youngest player in a decade to reach a final at this level and will move to 10 in the world as a result of his impressive victory.

Author: 0 LeBron James' property in LA vandalized with racial slur

She said titling the report as such is "very important due to the fact that it was a racial slur that was painted on his gate, and the Department takes hate crimes extremely seriously". Eisenman did not specify if security footage is being used as part of the investigation to identify any suspects for the graffiti. Following James' powerful statement about race relations in America on Wednesday, Thomas proclaimed that the Cavs forward is the greatest ever.

Author: 0 Florida police release dash cam footage of Tiger Woods' field sobriety test

When officers approached Woods' vehicle, it was stopped and blocking traffic in the righthand lane of Military Trail with its right turn signal flashing, the left brake light on and Woods asleep behind the wheel. Woods issued a statement almost 10 hours after he was released from jail on Monday that alcohol was not involved. Woods also admitted to taking medications around this point.

Sports Meghan Markle Spotted Arriving at Pippa Middleton's Wedding Reception With Prince Harry
Author: 0 Meghan Markle Spotted Arriving at Pippa Middleton's Wedding Reception With Prince Harry

It is understood she will only attend the private reception which will be held on the Middleton's estate inside in a glass marquee shipped in from Belgium. "Right now, Harry and Meghan are leaning towards not wanting to attract extra attention, especially on a day that's not about them", a source told E! Among the guests was tennis champion Roger Federer with his wife Mirka - Pippa and James both like tennis.

Sports Blue Jays suspend Kevin Pillar two games for using homophobic slur
Author: 0 Blue Jays suspend Kevin Pillar two games for using homophobic slur

Internet sleuths everywhere were posting video of a closer shot - not made available for online publication - of what Pillar said that set off Motte and Braves catcher Kurt Suzuki . General manager Ross Atkins confirmed the ban during a media availability before Thursday night's game at SunTrust Park. Freeman was hit by Aaron Loup of Toronto in the fifth inning of an 8-4 victory Wednesday night.

Author: 0 Cavs repeat, Warriors dynasty at stake in Finals

Cleveland nearly certainly needs the Kevin Love of the last round to have a chance at the upset. SMALL FORWARD: Kevin Durant vs. LeBron James . Overall, including the regular season, the Warriors have won 27 of their last 28 games. Surprisingly, the 6-foot-10, 250-pound power forward has shot much better from beyond the arc than he has from mid-range so far this postseason. James has called Golden State a "juggernaut" but the Warriors aren't buying all that talk.

Author: 0 Pundits: 'Golden State does not need to be perfect to beat Cavs'

This is a sad state for the National Basketball Association. The Golden State Warriors face the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday i. The Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers are like two boxers making their way to the ring. Swingman Matt Barnes adds more energy off the bench and rookie guard Patrick McCaw has provided another boost.

Sports Sports Feed previews Chris Sale's return to Chicago with the Red Sox
Author: 0 Sports Feed previews Chris Sale's return to Chicago with the Red Sox

Sale gets moved to Boston. The night started as well as any for Sale this season, as White Sox fans gave the southpaw a standing ovation before the start of the game. He hung two sliders on the inside corner on a 2-2 count. "There's no hard feelings", said Sale. His average fastball velocity is back up to 94.4 miles per hour after dipping to 92.8 last season, according to Fangraphs.

Author: 0 Exactly ten years ago, LeBron James single-handedly destroyed the Pistons

The surprise is that I'm picking Golden State to win in four straight games. When he was waived by the Jazz on March 26, 2015, the news was worth only one line at the end of a Deseret News story and most local fans probably figured Clark's National Basketball Association career was over, if they even noticed he was gone.

Author: 0 LeBron's home vandalised in Los Angeles

While there has been little intrigue all season long, a ho-hum regular season and predictable start to the playoffs will soon be a distant memory if the Cavs and Warriors produce a memorable series like previous year. Kyrie Irving has also reached a higher plane these playoffs, even after last season's remarkable performance late in the series to help the Cavs rally from a 3-1 deficit.

Sports Ramos compares Juventus to Atletico
Author: 0 Ramos compares Juventus to Atletico

This Saturday, Real Madrid would have marched out for the Champions League final, but Gareth Bale - beloved of Florentino Perez , bought for €100 million - would have scuttled off to the substitutes' bench. If only Bale plays, Madrid would have three men in the attack along with Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo . The second half of the season was all injuries for him and we are now really pleased to have him back because he has shown before that he is a player for the finals.

Author: 0 NBA Finals Odds 2017: Latest Betting Lines For Cavs Vs. Warriors Series

Durant is averaging 25.2 points, 7.8 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 1.2 blocked shots a game in the Warriors' ideal playoff start. Pachulia is back and ready to go after missing two games in the Western Conference finals with a heel injury. The Cavs worked with Nike on the new logos which will carry both the popular "C-Sword" and "C" logos from previous years, with navy and gold remaining the primary colors.

Sports Futures of Arsene and Sanchez to be decided soon
Author: 0 Futures of Arsene and Sanchez to be decided soon

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois was disappointed by Alexis Sanchezs opening goal for Arsenal in the FA Cup final , which the recently crowned English Premier League (EPL) champions lost 1-2, and said it should have been disallowed.

Sports At French Open, del Potro gets lost off court, wins on it
Author: 0 At French Open, del Potro gets lost off court, wins on it

Against Pella, he finished with 13 aces and almost twice as many total winners, 33-17. Though never oblivious to the way he has been forced to make do by feebly slicing the ball when before he had the powerful two-hander to drive through the shots coming through at his backhand wing, following his win over Pella, Del Potro also acknowledged how frustrating it has had been to play on that side.

Author: 0 Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Ottawa Senators 2017

Yes, the East final is going the distance. The Senators snapped an 0-of-29 scoreless drought on the power play with a 5-on-3 goal to tie the game in the second period and got a brilliant performance from Craig Anderson , who made 45 saves, including 22 of 23 Pittsburgh shots in the second period.

Sports Cavaliers unveil new logos for 2017-18 season
Author: 0 Cavaliers unveil new logos for 2017-18 season

Needless to say, the Warriors don't exactly seem to struggle in Kerr's absence. I very much appreciated the Spursian ball-movement he brought to the team. They have chemistry. It has only gotten better all year. So why not want to see it again? Its only loss was Game 3 of the East Finals vs. Boston when James was fighting an illness and held to a shocking 11 points.

Author: 0 Rabada surges to top spot ahead of Champions Trophy

They were subsequently bowled out for 153 in only 31.1 overs, before the tourists sealed victory in 28.5 either side of the lunch break in the third and final Royal London Series match. Amla was just 23 runs short of the milestone before this match. Since the 2015 World Cup, England have, refreshingly, changed to a more dynamic approach in white-ball cricket and Bayliss, an Australian who was appointed as head coach not long after their shocking World Cup exit two years ago, has no plans ...

Author: 0 CT 2017: Team With Best All-Rounders Has An Edge, Says Saha

Bangladesh: Mashrafe Mortaza (capt), Imrul Kayes, Mahmudullah , Mehedi Hasan, Mosaddek Hossain, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mustafizur Rahman, Rubel Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Shafiul Islam, Shakib Al Hasan , Soumya Sarkar, Sunzamul Islam, Tamim Iqbal , Taskin Ahmed.

Author: 0 LeBron James' house spray-painted with a racial slur, police say

The guy who brought Cleveland all the way back from a 3-1 deficit in the 2016 NBA Finals would never let that happen. It's just like: (Dan) Marino, (John) Elway, (Peyton) Manning and (Tom) Brady. At 32 years of age, the best player of his generation is playing the best basketball of his life. A five-time National Basketball Association champion as a player, Kerr in 2015 became the first rookie coach to win an National Basketball Association title since the Los Angeles Lakers' Pat Riley ...

Author: 0 Austin Dillon Wins the Coca Cola 600

Dillon and four other cars skipped a green flag pit cycle with 30 laps left and as the others slowly ran out of fuel or were consumed by the field, Dillon was able to hold off the hard-charging Kyle Busch and the dominant vehicle of Martin Truex Jr .

Sports VVS Laxman hails Indian government's decision to not play with Pakistan
Author: 0 VVS Laxman hails Indian government's decision to not play with Pakistan

He is in the midst of a run of four single-figure scores in his last five ODI innings , and has a top score of 44 in all competitions this season, including a short-lived stint with Gujarat Lions in the IPL . And in both the games, India managed to bundle out the opposition inside 40 overs. If we want our players to play cagey, yes, we would change things and probably half of us wouldn't be here.

Author: 0 Steve Kerr possible to return in Finals, sources say

Third time's the charm. The Golden State Warriors face the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday . But wait a minute, Cleveland isn't supposed to have a chance, right? In those cases, the defending champion went 5-1.

Author: 0 LeBron James Says Kawhi Leonard Sure Hall of Famer

The Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers are like two boxers making their way to the ring. Warriors vs. Cavaliers Part III. While there has been little intrigue all season long, a ho-hum regular season and predictable start to the playoffs will soon be a distant memory if the Cavs and Warriors produce a memorable series like previous year.

Sports Germany global reacts to Man City 5-0 victory
Author: 0 Germany global reacts to Man City 5-0 victory

Guardiola said: "We played better in the last game against West Bromwich Albion". We have won three in a row but we still have 95, 96 minutes to fight. Carvalho, a Portugal global, has been heavily linked with City over the years and has regularly been tipped as the ideal replacement for Yaya Toure , whose contract is up at the end of the season, while he has also attracted interest from the likes of Arsenal and West Brom.

Author: 0 Why Tristan Thompson hasn't watched Game 7 of 2016 NBA Finals

And since 2000, the NBA Finals has pumped out a 36-48-5 O/U count (57 percent Unders). Who do you think will win the NBA Finals this year? Cavs owner Dan Gilbert had a change of heart and re-hired Brown in April 2013, only to have another change of heart in May 2014 and fire Brown again, this time after only one season with $20 million owed to Brown over the next four years.

Author: 0 Ashley Chase | Penguins shoot to thrill in third-period frenzy

Vying to become the first repeat Stanley Cup champion since Detroit in 1997-98, Pittsburgh , which leads this best-of-seven series by two games to none, is halfway there. Those numbers ballooned after the first two games against the Penguins. In Game 1 against Nashville, Malkin, Conor Sheary , and Nick Bonino scored in just over four minutes in the first period to put the Penguins up 3-0 - they'd go on to win 5-3.

Author: 0 Love grows into role with LeBron in Cavs' title quest

The logos were created to fit with new jerseys which the team says will be revealed later this Summer. He's picked up only two technical fouls in the postseason, leaving him well short of the seven technicals that would trigger a one-game suspension.

Sports Captain Morgan will not rob Roy of England opening spot
Author: 0 Captain Morgan will not rob Roy of England opening spot

Alex Hales and Jason Roy may come up later with their best for their team. Even though Jonny Bairstow has been touted as a potential replacement, Morgan confirmed that the 27-year-old, who scored 51 in the third and final ODI against the Proteas, will not be included in the playing XI.

Author: 0 Brewers' Chase Anderson loses no-hitter vs. D-Backs

Give them credit. Give Iannetta credit. Jett Bandy ran for Pina and took over behind the plate. The first two replays showed in the video above appear to not have Godley tagging Thames on the arm, but an overhead replay showed Godley's glove within the range of tagging Thames' arm.