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Sports Pirates break through late to beat Marlins 7
Author: 0 Pirates break through late to beat Marlins 7

Marlins: Jeff Locke (0-1, 3.48 ERA) will make his first start against the Pirates , the only major league team he'd ever played for before his season. Neverauskas became the first Lithuanian-born pitcher to appear in a major league game April 24. Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton is hit by a pitch from Pittsburgh Pirates starter Trevor Williams in the first inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Saturday, June 10, 2017.

Author: 0 Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee

Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein will take Sessions' place before the appropriations panels. But, they also had some serious questions on the handling of the Clinton investigation, during which Comey revealed former Attorney General Loretta Lynch directly caused him to go public with his decisions on Clinton's e-mails.

Author: 0 Tiger Woods' Dash Cam Video Released!

He was "extremely sleepy" and the officer observed it was hard for Woods to keep his eyes open and hard to walk. "Right now, I think that you probably shouldn't be driving, OK?" the officer tells Woods. Police in Florida have released video of Tiger Woods' DUI arrest . The auto is straddling the line for the breakdown lane, but about two-thirds of the vehicle is still in a traveling lane.

Author: 0 Jelena Ostapenko beats Simona Halep to win French Open

Ostapenko was playing in only her eighth Grand Slam tournament, never having been past the third round before. For Ostapenko, the French Open champ at age 20, the sky is seemingly the limit. On 3-0 Halep had the real chance to go up two breaks and lead 4-0, but she didn't convert three break points. She reached into her bag of tricks and caught Halep's foot off the gas pedal.

Sports Predators searching for way to shut down Penguins
Author: 0 Predators searching for way to shut down Penguins

After the third goal went by him to end the period, his night was over after allowing three goals on nine shots. "Opportunities like this, they don't come around often, so you want to make the majority", Pittsburgh captain Sidney Crosby said.

Author: 0 Ostapenko levels French Open final against Halep

The unseeded 20-year-old was a set and 3-0 down at one stage with Halep cruising, before she staged a remarkable recovery to claim the title at Roland Garros , 4-6 6-4 6-3, becoming the first Latvian ever to win a Grand Slam. To make it a doubly hard day for the 25-year-old, the defeat meant she also missed out on becoming world number one. And going into the match, she looked a little rusty in the beginning set.

Author: 0 5 takeaways from Game 4 in 2017 NBA Finals

The Cavs memorably came back from 3-1 down against the same opponents to clinch the championship past year, and LeBron concedes he is exhausted of having to the climb the proverbial mountain. But I thought I heard the PA announcer say that it was on Draymond. "We finally settled in, man, it was about damn time, for all of us just to really see what playing well as a group looks like against a great team like the Warriors", said Irving.

Sports Cavaliers dominate first half of NBA Finals Game 4
Author: 0 Cavaliers dominate first half of NBA Finals Game 4

Kyrie Irving was the game's leading scorer with 40 points and Kevin Love chipped in with 23 points for the Cavs. It's just that when the opportunity to give the ball up to generate an open three-pointer arises, James will go with what stats have proven to be the more efficient shot.

Author: 0 Antoine Griezmann Confirms He Will Be At Atletico Madrid Next Season

Yet United officials were fully aware that Griezmann would not make a move this summer if Atletico were unsuccessful in their bid to lift the transfer embargo imposed on them by Federation Internationale de Football Association after they broke rules over signing of junior players.

Author: 0 Penguins, Predators each look to seize momentum in Game 5

Predators coach Peter Laviolette stated his opinion earlier in the Stanley Cup Final, and did so in no uncertain terms again Thursday morning before his team faced off in Game 5 against the Penguins. Over the course of the entire season, Parenteau tallied 13 goals and 15 assists across 67 games. Four of the prior 12 clubs went on to win the Cup: the 1966 and 1971 Montreal Canadiens, 2009 Penguins and 2011 Boston Bruins.

Author: 0 Fiery Rabada sparks England slump as Proteas win 3rd ODI

The match was over as a contest after just 30 balls, when England were reeling at 20 for six, but Morgan refused to blame his batsmen or their choice of shots. The ODI skipper hit 76 against Ireland the last time he graced the Lord's pitch and repeated that form this series with a knock of 107 in Headingley and 45 at Southampton during the week.

Sports Cavs end Warriors' perfect post-season run in Game 4
Author: 0 Cavs end Warriors' perfect post-season run in Game 4

Durant and Curry are one win away from accomplishing that. The Cavaliers became the first team to ever come back from a 3-1 deficit to win an National Basketball Association championship. "Even when you're playing well, you got to play like A plus plus, because they're going to make runs and they're going to make shots and they got guys that's going to make plays", said James.

Sports Cleveland Cavaliers set NBA Finals record for most points in a quarter
Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers set NBA Finals record for most points in a quarter

Golden State still leads the best-of-seven series 3-1 with game five set for Monday in Oakland, California. So even playing one more home game would generate enough money to pay more than one half of Stephen Curry's salary next season.The Warriors owners and stake holders can root for their team tonight to make history, and know if it loses and must return to Oracle Arena for one more game, it is not the end of the world.

Sports Lionel Messi vows to end career with Barcelona
Author: 0 Lionel Messi vows to end career with Barcelona

De Bohun, the former head of Australia's A-League, said Brazil and Argentina's delegations were both impressed when they visited Melbourne late previous year. Lionel Messi , Paulo Dybala and Gonzalo Higuain all started for Argentina , with Sampaoli leaving no stone unturned to begin his stint with the national side on a winning note.

Author: 0 South Africa will have to bat well against India: Graeme Smith

With all four teams in Group B locked together on two points with one game to go - Sri Lanka play Pakistan on Monday in the last match of the group stage - one of the expected last-four sides will be going home early. "Then if you perform in that and your team gets across the line, it's a different feeling". "It will be interesting to see what their plans are against South Africa ", he added.

Sports Win keeps Cavaliers alive in NBA Finals
Author: 0 Win keeps Cavaliers alive in NBA Finals

Seven Finals and three championships later, James is facing the same fate. It concerns me though, that if they go into the final quarter with any sort of lead, this could blow out. I didn't talk to these guys when I made my decision and say we better make it to The Finals and be up in the series around this time, this exact date, or I'm not coming.

Sports Tiger Woods told officers during arrest he had taken Xanax
Author: 0 Tiger Woods told officers during arrest he had taken Xanax

Analysis: Woods arrested on Memorial Day The 14-time major champion released a statement saying alcohol was not a factor in his arrest, which he said stemmed from an "unexpected reaction" to prescription medication. Among the medications listed on the affidavit was Vicodin, an opioid pain medication. And apparently when Vicodin is paired with a drug like Xanax, the results can be pretty disastrous.

Sports Sturgeon says will work to keep UK Conservatives out of power
Author: 0 Sturgeon says will work to keep UK Conservatives out of power

The SNP is still the biggest party in Scotland by a long way, winning more seats than the other parties combined. The Tory revival also claimed SNP deputy leader and the party's Westminster leader, Angus Robertson; Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh and chief whip Mike Weir.

Author: 0 Hamilton takes pole in Canada with record lap - Qualifying Report

The last five drivers to hit the track were Lewis Hamilton , Max Verstappen , Valtteri Bottas , Daniel Ricciardo and Nico Hulkenberg . The German, a four-times world champion with Red Bull who leads Hamilton by 25 points, lapped the sun-bathed island circuit in one minute, 12.572 seconds.

Sports Unseeded Latvian teen Jelena Ostapenko into 1st Slam semi at French Open
Author: 0 Unseeded Latvian teen Jelena Ostapenko into 1st Slam semi at French Open

In the other quarterfinal, 11th seed Caroline Wozniacki was outclassed 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 by Jelena Ostapenko. Entering the tournament, Halep was a 7-2 favorite, while Pliskova was tied for the fifth-favorite, despite being the 2-seed. "I'm really happy, I love to be here", Ostapenko said after the crowd serenaded her with a chorus of "Happy Birthday" on the day of her 20th birthday.

Sports Isner down one set in suspended French Open tennis match
Author: 0 Isner down one set in suspended French Open tennis match

Three things to watch out for on day nine of the French Open today. "The opening set was crucial". The third arrive at 7-6 in the tiebreaker - the excruciating double-fault. "Well now it's pretty OK". "I can run. I can slide everywhere". In the women's draw Simona Halep, Caroline Wozniacki, Garcia and Carla Suarez Navarro all marched on.

Author: 0 NBA Finals Predictions: Will the Warriors sweep the Cavs? 6/9/17

Seven Finals and three championships later, James is facing the same fate. "We could have gotten better", Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said. And maybe these former players wouldn't be wrong if their claim was that their team would've been better if it was cultivated in the same era and in the same way as the Warriors.

Sports Dhananjaya joins Sri Lanka's Champions Trophy squad
Author: 0 Dhananjaya joins Sri Lanka's Champions Trophy squad

While Kohli is rightly regarded as the best player in this India team, Rohit Sharma has been the star of the show for his country so far, scoring 91 against Pakistan and 78 against Sri Lanka . Grapevine says Mathews was nearly to play even the first match that Sri Lanka lost. "It's become very exciting". "I mean, no one really expected us to win yesterday as well, but we knew underneath that we had the talent and we had another opportunity to beat a fantastic team, which we ...

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton snatches pole position in Montreal with stunning lap time

Vettel holds a 129-104 lead over Hamilton in the standings as Mercedes and Ferrari have dueled in one of the most competitive seasons in recent memory. Felipe Massa was the lone Williams in Q3 and managed to beat Force India's Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon to seventh. I lost a bit into Turn 2, and then lost two tenths out of the second corner and then I knew I had to catch up, which I did until the end of the lap which I did to get the same as before.

Author: 0 Cavs halt Warriors perfect post-season, party in Game 4

But he sarcastically responded to them Friday before Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers , saying they were right and "they would all kill us". He passed Los Angeles Lakers great and Hall of Famer Magic Johnson for most triple-doubles in NBA Finals history. LASTOUT Kevin Durant drilled a go-ahead three-pointer with 45 seconds left and the Warriors used an 11-0 game-ending run to steal Game 3, 118-113, in Cleveland on Thursday.

Sports Maria Sharapova Withdraws From Grass Season, Wimbledon
Author: 0 Maria Sharapova Withdraws From Grass Season, Wimbledon

The former world number one has not played since then which has stalled her comeback from a doping suspension which has seen her work her way back up to 178 in the world. It now appears she has failed to recover in time to compete at the Edgbaston Priory Club in Birmingham with, according to BBC Sport , official confirmation of Sharapova's withdrawal expected in the next few days.

Author: 0 Cavs make NBA Finals history against Warriors

But Cavaliers leaders LeBron James , Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love not able to answer back, it is just a different story. What's more, the Warriors have won every game this postseason by an average of 16 points. The Cavaliers, last year's champions, have been overmatched and overwhelmed. "Listen, you ain't got to go undefeated". The fact that James is doing the same kind of shudder when he considers the future of the Warriors has to be concerning for everyone.

Author: 0 Is Golden State's Durant the best player in the world?

Kevin Durant led Golden State with 35 points. Top scorer: Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers . But he was let down by his fellow All-Stars in Game 4, with Curry only chipping in 14 points on his way to a minus-25 in his 38 minutes on the court.

Author: 0 Rex Tillerson calls on Arab nations to ease blockade on Qatar

Qatar is home to the largest U.S. airbase in the Middle East, making it a key ally in the US-led coalition against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria. The Ashcroft firm was hired to do a compliance and regulatory view of Qatar's anti-money laundering and counterterrorist financing framework, Sullivan said in an email .

Author: 0 Durant's deep three puts Cleveland in deep 3-0 hole

Smith, 31, admitted that he believed in the message that the Cavaliers could become the first National Basketball Association team to overcome a 3-0 deficit in a playoff series. In the Finals, they won Game 1 by 22, Game 2 by 19 and Game 3 by five after coming from behind. "We want to get good shots". "Let's go win and then we can savor a championship however we want".

Author: 0 What the UK election earthquake means for the world

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said the election shock didn't necessarily mean that Britons have changed their minds about leaving but also predicted that "the tone" of negotiations may be affected. Faucher recalled that seven weeks prior to the election May was 20 percent ahead of the Labour party, and lost nearly 18 percentage points to find herself nose-to-nose with her major rival.

Sports Nadal's no good with numbers? He seeks No. 10 at French Open
Author: 0 Nadal's no good with numbers? He seeks No. 10 at French Open

I was just wondering what happened during that period and perhaps why weren't you able to kind of do that when you were down? "I think it helps Stan that he has won one here", he said, referring to Wawrinka's 2015 win over Djokovic. Wawrinka is no slouch on the dirt; he's carrying a 10-match winning streak bleeding right back into the Geneva tournament that ended the day before the French Open began.

Author: 0 Unseeded Ostapenko wins French Open

Ostapenko launched an impressive tally of 54 winners in the final to take her tally to 299 for the tournament. Virtually unknown outside tennis circles, the 2014 junior Wimbledon victor will move from No.47 to No.12 in the rankings on Monday.

Sports ICBM Launch: Is North Korea Preparing to Test the Ultimate Weapon?
Author: 0 ICBM Launch: Is North Korea Preparing to Test the Ultimate Weapon?

The target vehicle that was destroyed during a successful U.S. missile defense test on May 30, 2017 is seen before its launch from the U.S. Army's Reagan Test Site on Kwajalein Atoll. Hit or miss, the Pentagon's attempt on Tuesday to shoot down a mock warhead over the Pacific Ocean will mark an important milestone. "They continue to conduct test launches, as we saw this weekend, while also using unsafe rhetoric that suggests they would strike the United States homeland".

Author: 0 Ostapenko first talked of winning French Open at 10, says mother

Bacsinszky required treatment on her right knee after dropping serve to trail 4-3, but it did not hinder the 30th seed as once again there was a swift break back, Ostapenko the architect of her own downfall with three unforced errors and a double fault.

Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers deny Golden State Warriors historic series win

They hit 13 3s in the first half - more than they had in any of the first three games - and LeBron James got his most help of the series, including six 3s from Kevin Love (23 points), solid minutes from Richard Jefferson and a second straight monster offensive night from Kyrie Irving .

Sports Harry Kane saves England from brink of defeat against Scotland
Author: 0 Harry Kane saves England from brink of defeat against Scotland

The former Three Lions defender was on the bench when England won 2-0 at Hampden Park in 1999 and ultimately enjoyed another positive 90 minutes although he was sweating before Kane popped up. Speaking ahead of the match he said: "It's something you don't plan in advance, you feel it". Moments later, Oxlade-Chamberlain turned provider to set up Lallana at the back post but he could only direct his free header from eight yards over the crossbar.

Author: 0 Wawrinka oldest French Open semi-finalist in 32 years

I have positive feelings and am playing well. "Whereas in Madrid (where he lost his second match to Borna Coric), I didn't know which shots to play". Grand Slams excite him. On a sunny Court Philippe Chatrier, she lobbed Garcia from the back of the court to give herself two match points. She only needed one, winning with a crosscourt forehand victor.

Sports Ferraris (Vettel, Raikkonen) fastest in Canadian GP practice
Author: 0 Ferraris (Vettel, Raikkonen) fastest in Canadian GP practice

He is now just three poles short of Michael Schumacher , who still leads the way with 68. Who is top of the F1 Drivers' World Championship after Round 5? And seeing the yellow helmet brought back memories of his childhood in Britain, where he would pop in videotapes of Senna's races and say, "That's my driver".

Author: 0 Cavaliers extend National Basketball Association finals after ending Warriors' flawless run

That said, right now the Warriors hold a 3-1 lead in The Finals . But until the Cavs did it previous year, no team had ever rallied from a 3-1 deficit to win the Finals . With his first basket of the night, James moved past Michael Jordan (1,176) for the 3rd most points in NBA Finals history. Through the first three games Cleveland was shooting just 29.8% from distance, a huge drop-off from their regular season numbers and a big drop-off from what they had been shooting in the ...

Sports Game 4 Preview: Warriors at Cavaliers
Author: 0 Game 4 Preview: Warriors at Cavaliers

They got it rolling. They drafted a lot of their guys. James said after Game 3 that it takes an A-plus-plus game to beat the Warriors , and the Cavs delivered one Friday . The popular R&B singer Jordin Sparks sang the national anthem before Game 4 at Quicken Loans Arena. Coming back from a 3-1 lead to this team would be something that seems impossible.

Author: 0 Kane ready to succeed Rooney as England captain

Seven goals in his last two games allowed Kane to finish the 2016-17 season with 35 goals in all competitions, following hauls of 31 and 28 in the two previous campaigns. As reported by the Daily Mail , Kane said: "I want to be in that world-class bracket". It is refreshing to hear an English player talk with so much confidence, enthusiasm and drive.

Sports Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Alvaro Morata, Wayne Rooney and Andrea Belotti
Author: 0 Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Alvaro Morata, Wayne Rooney and Andrea Belotti

Jose Mourinho's side moved quickly for Morata after Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann ruled out a move to United last week, after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) had rejected Atletico's appeal of a transfer ban imposed by Federation Internationale de Football Association.

Author: 0 Cavs halt Warriors to stay alive in NBA Finals

No team have escaped a 0-3 deficit to win an NBA play-off series but the Cavs made the greatest NBA Finals comeback a year ago from 1-3 down to beat the Warriors . "They're a great team, but I think we're a great team also", Lue said of his team after the Cavs failed to protect a late six-point lead Wednesday.

Author: 0 Cavaliers get off to quick start in Game 4

Dropping the last three games to the Cavaliers previous year and becoming the first team to squander a 3-1 lead in the Finals has made the Warriors more focused. Durant started helping the Warriors chip away at a Cavs lead, using two free throws to cut the lead to 31-25 with 3:19 left in the first quarter.

Author: 0 Cavaliers extend National Basketball Association finals after ending Warriors' ideal run

Irving is a magician when it comes to finding the tiniest of spaces to get to the rim but the fact remains Golden State's defence was nothing close to what it had been the first three games of the series. "I'm pretty sure Draymond won't get suspended for Game 5". Loaded with four all-stars and potentially Hall of Famers in Steph Curry, Kevin Durant , Klay Thompson and Draymond Green , the Warriors under Steve Kerr are the standard bearer for excellence in team composition, chemistry ...

Author: 0 Jelena Ostapenko defeats Simona Halep to win French Open

Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko produced a remarkable comeback to beat Romania's Simona Halep 4-6 6-4 6-3 in a thrilling French Open women's singles final. I have just a big chance to get to things. "And then I stayed aggressive and the match turned my way". But Ostapenko rallied, just as she would against two much more experienced players - the 2011 United States Open champion Sam Stosur in the fourth round and the former world No.