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Author: 0 CT2017: Pakistan's Zaman wants India in finale

England , previously the only unbeaten team left in the eight-strong one-day global tournament and huge favourites to defeat Pakistan , were bowled out for just 211 in Cardiff on Wednesday. Both Morgan and Stokes fell victim to Hassan, and the failure of the lower order meant England posted one of their worst totals in the recent past.

Author: 0 Blimp flying near US Open crashes

Advertising company AirSign was operating the blimp , but the airship was not affiliated with the golf event or broadcaster Fox Sports, the U.S. Golf Association, the tournament operator, said . Open champion in 28 years. The USGA aims to make the U.S. Open the toughest test in golf annually, and Erin Hills is a monster at 7,693 yards (par 72), making it the second-longest host of the tournament ever.

Sports Farrell ruled out of Maoris clash, Sexton starts
Author: 0 Farrell ruled out of Maoris clash, Sexton starts

They showed exactly how they are going to go about it, too, with an oppressive rush defence, and an excellent kick chase from a combination that will nearly all start the first test in two weeks' time. The three-test series against the world champion All Blacks begins on June 24. The Maori All Blacks are not the national team of the same name as members of the squad have to prove they have Maori ancestry but includes players with past and current caps for the fearsome national All Blacks.

Sports Jeremy Corbyn goes nuclear in Question Time clash with Theresa May
Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn goes nuclear in Question Time clash with Theresa May

He unveiled a three-person team of negotiators and called the prime minister's approach "reckless". To be sure, Corbyn has been helped by May's lacklustre campaigning, particularly a U-turn on care for the elderly. The Conservatives also struggled to maintain the upper hand on the issue of national security, as opponents criticised cuts to the police forces over the seven years in which the Conservatives had been in power.

Sports Spectacular LeBron can't carry Cavs
Author: 0 Spectacular LeBron can't carry Cavs

And understanding how things work, not only just in the game, but off the court, things that matter, just taking care of your body, understanding the magnitude of what the goal is at hand and what steps it takes in order to achieve that goal.

Sports Government: 7 killed in explosion at east China kindergarten
Author: 0 Government: 7 killed in explosion at east China kindergarten

Police said, they are investigating the incident. The blast hit the front gate of the building as parents and grandparents were picking up their children after the school day. Videos purportedly from the scene and posted on social media showed children and adults lying on the ground, some bleeding. It was not clear whether the explosion was an accident or was deliberately set.

Sports Rafael Nadal cruises past Roberto Bautista Agut to reach quarters
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal cruises past Roberto Bautista Agut to reach quarters

Bacsinszky's best result at a major tournament was reaching the semifinals at Roland Garros in 2015. "That's my viewpoint", said Nadal , who repeatedly falls foul of the rule which stipulates a maximum 25 seconds between points. Wozniacki also broke in half of Kuznetsova's 12 service games. Anderson is coming off a 2016 season that was derailed because of shoulder, knee and ankle injuries, which helps explain this look of relief and delight.

Author: 0 Murray fights back to reach French Open semi-finals, to meet Wawrinka

Nishikori has won just two of 10 matches against Murray, but can't remember beating the British player at the U.S. Open a year ago. The world number one dropped the opening set against the eighth seed but he powered back to claim a 2-6 6-1 7-6 6-1 win at Roland Garros .

Author: 0 Pakistan Semi-final win in pictures

Two hundred isn't a competitive score. "You have to adapt in knockout cricket , so it's an important lesson", added Morgan. "The opening partnership was brilliant and its effect on the team was clear to see; the entire body language of the batsmen changed from there on in", he said.

Author: 0 Russian Federation v New Zealand 2017 Confederations Cup

Petersburg, Sochi and Kazan . Stanislav Cherchesov's squad held an open training session for fans and media before setting off yesterday. Around 70 per cent of the tickets for the FIFA Confederations Cup football tournament have already been sold, Director General of the Russia-2018 Local Organising Committee (LOC) Alexei Sorokin told reporters.

Author: 0 149th Running of the Belmont Stakes

Epicharis , thought to have a big shot to give Japan its first Belmont victor, was scratched the morning of the race when a veterinary exam revealed continued inflammation in his right front foot. Pletcher can reflect on an exceptional season, as he also watched Always Dreaming take the Kentucky Derby. "It's our home base and I think that's always an advantage", Pletcher said.

Author: 0 Blimp Crashes Near US Open Course in Wis.

With Shane Lowry and Rory McIlroy yet to tee off (at the time of writing) Paul Dunne went just one shot better off as the best of the Irish. The Masters champ will now look to back up his Green Jacket win by hoisting the U.S. "I hit the ball phenomenal, just didn't make anything", Spieth said. Johnson's golf ball moved slightly as he stepped in for a 3-foot par putt on the fifth hole.

Sports Scotland 2-2 England: Late Kane equaliser salvages point
Author: 0 Scotland 2-2 England: Late Kane equaliser salvages point

Kane , captain of England for the first time , volleyed home deep into stoppage time to make it 2-2. "And that's what was so good about Griff, to put the work he put in, and then to have a free-kick when you are exhausted at the end of the game and be able to execute it, was phenomenal.

Author: 0 'Awesome' week for DJ: birth of son, Open prep

I like knowing par is a good score for some reason. However, even if he isn't able to hoist the U.S. Open trophy for a second straight year, he already got a pretty great Father's Day present. McIlroy won the 2011 U.S. Open, which is one of his four major victories. It definitely helped with my preparation coming in because I knew I wasn't going to get here until Tuesday afternoon.

Author: 0 England Cruise to 2017 ICC Champions Trophy Win over New Zealand

Win or go home - it's the no uncertain terms Australia face when they take on an in-form England at Edgbaston on Saturday. Victory in this match would see England into the semi-finals, with New Zealand looking to kickstart their campaign in a 50-over tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day global sides after a rain-induced no result in their opening clash with Australia.

Sports Champions Trophy: Pakistan Punish Errant England, Reach Maiden Final
Author: 0 Champions Trophy: Pakistan Punish Errant England, Reach Maiden Final

Azhar Ali's 76 and 57 from his opening partner, Fakhar Zaman, broke the back of the run chase, with Mohammad Hafeez sealing their place in Sunday's final at The Oval when he pulled Ben Stokes for four in dominant fashion. Hasan's 10 wickets are the highest in the tournament, as well as the best for a Pakistan bowler in one edition of the Champions Trophy . Pakistan were expert with the ball, and fielded increasingly well too after dropping three early catches.

Sports CT 2017: Waqar Younis lashes out at Eoin Morgan for pitch complaint
Author: 0 CT 2017: Waqar Younis lashes out at Eoin Morgan for pitch complaint

England's dismal performance in their eight-wicket defeat in the semi-final , only means that their search for a first global 50-over crown rolls on to the 2019 World Cup on home soil, reports The Guardian . However, South Africa has retained the top spot while Australia keeping tight on 3rd with 117 ratings. A lot of the pressure is taken off by the way he bats, he takes the game on which is good for the team and the game of cricket .

Author: 0 Berger retains title at St. Jude Classic

Berger was 10 under for the tournament, one shot ahead of Charl Schwartzel and Whee Kim. The 32-year-old South African then moved into sole possession of the lead with a birdie on the par-4 second - only to give it back with a bogey on the par-3 eighth.

Author: 0 Rocket League Coming To Nintendo Switch With Exclusive Content

Take a walk in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim for Nintendo Switch . The sci-fi exploration-based Metroid Prime 4 got an announcement trailer, on the other hand, which disappointedly featured only the game's logo. Now with the impending release of Yoshi for the Nintendo Switch , the character will be receiving his next adventure on a current generation console next year.

Author: 0 Steph Curry, Warriors still aren't interested in visiting the White House

We're sure the National Basketball Association is salivating at the thought of James in the Purple and Gold, though. General Manager Bob Myers, who helped assemble the Warriors lineup after the franchise spent years as the league's laughing stock, and savvy owner Joe Lacob fill out the rest of the team.

Author: 0 Pakistan into Finals of Champions Trophy

Sun cream and shades the order of the day at Cardiff's SSE Swalec Stadium. Morgan, previously unstinting in his praise of Surrey batsman Roy, was not quite so effusive after a win at Edgbaston on Sunday where England slumped to 35 for three before their captain's 87 and Ben Stokes's 102 not out bailed them out, with the duo sharing a stand of 159.

Author: 0 Mladenovic takes down Muguruza, Raonic upset

Though Putintseva does not have Muguruza's raw power, she is still fairly powerful despite her stature, and will also look to be aggressive. "I lost confidence, and my opponent was on home turf, so it created a lot of tension", she said. Defending champion Garbine Muguruza crashed out of the French Open as she was beaten 6-1 3-6 6-3 in the fourth round by Kristina Mladenovic on Sunday.

Author: 0 Tyronn Lue on Cavaliers vs Warriors: "I don't see a big gap"

The big question this offseason is what, if anything, will contenders like Cleveland, San Antonio and Boston do to counter the champion Warriors. And if he and the rest of the Warriors have their way, for years to come. "You don't want anybody to have to sacrifice in that sense". Earlier, Warriors co-owner Joe Lacob insisted the champions will fight tooth and nail to keep Curry and Durant.

Sports Shadow Of The Colossus Remake Was Built From The Ground Up
Author: 0 Shadow Of The Colossus Remake Was Built From The Ground Up

The storyline of the game, in which you can play one of the characters, Chloe Frazer or Nadine Ross and go searching for a lost tusk of Ganesh. This classic from the Playstation 2 is getting a remake , and this time in a HD version. Sony on Monday showed off rich, action-packed new PlayStation 4 video games, some for virtual reality, as it defended its crown as the top-selling new-generation console.

Author: 0 650000 celebrate at Penguins Stanley Cup parade

Penguins fans from all over the region made it downtown for the parade. They arrived at 2:30 a.m. but were greeted by other fans who arrived Tuesday night. As far as the eye could see, there was black and gold in the Steel City as Pens fans basked in the sun and the glory of becoming back-to-back Stanley Cup champions.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: Bangladesh thrashed, brace for the epic India-Pak showdown

Rohit and skipper Kohli then formed a 178-run partnership to steer the team to a comfortable victory, to the agony of the Bangladesh supporters. Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli take the India to the finals. Bangladesh , playing their first ICC semi-final and arguably the most important match in their history, were left to rue an inability to build on that platform - although they did fare significantly better than last month's practice match, when they were bowled out by India for ...

Sports MLB Draft 2017: Dodgers pick OF Zach Reks in 10th round
Author: 0 MLB Draft 2017: Dodgers pick OF Zach Reks in 10th round

The lefty hitter also owns an impressive.376 on-base percentage with 83 career walks. Last season, Pope finished tied for the team-lead - and tied for third overall in the SoCon - with 83 base hits. Shuman made a decision to honor his commitment to Georgia Southern, and he was recently named to Collegiate Baseball Newspaper's Freshman All-American team.

Author: 0 Spider-Man Game Has Released Gameplay Footage and It Looks Awesome

There's a lot of impressive things about Spider-Man, and the fluidity of the combat is definitely among them. Another criticism by the community was that nearly everything that was announced by Sony is coming in 2018, and there seems to be nearly nothing for the year 2017, which makes you wonder what other AAA exclusive will be heading to the PS4 later this year? During a hands-off presentation at E3, we were given an extended look at the sequence shown to the public just a day prior.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: Virat Kohli says won't take Bangladesh for granted

Azhar Ali (76) and Fakhar Zaman (57) dismissed England's attack to all parts of Sophia Gardens in an opening stand of 118. "Stop giving that lame excuse Eoin Morgan regarding the used pitch". Hasan Ali hasn't been the same since he was hit for 70 runs by rival India in Pakistan's crushing defeat in their Champions Trophy opener. Pakistan has the bowlers that can swing the ball and cause problems to England's top order.

Author: 0 Kevin Durant scores 39 as Golden State Warriors win championship

The move will clear just under $2.9 million in salary-cap space next season and just under $1.9 million the two following years. However, Iguodala assisted a Durant dunk and added one of his own off a Curry feed, reopening a double-digit lead and making the final 7:42 an extended celebration among the Oracle Arena fans.

Author: 0 Erin Hills gives Rahm fits; Fowler leads early

Open title starting on Thursday. Heading into this year's Masters, Johnson won three consecutive starts and was the prohibitive favorite. "My caddie made a comment on the 9th hole". Erin Hills had been set up to play to 7,845 yards in the first round, surpassing the record set at Chambers Bay in 2015 by 150 yards, but a combination of wide fairways and a course softened by thunderstorms earlier in the week helped Fowler card seven birdies in a flawless opening 65.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy semi-final: Impressive England has the edge

Just another 10 runs were added to England's total with Hasan Ali being the pick of the bowlers as he claimed three wickets for the cost of 35. Pakistan: Sarfraz Khan (capt.), Ahmed Shahzad, Azhar Ali, Babar Azam , Faheem Ashraf , Fakhar Zaman , Haris Sohail, Hasan Ali , Imad Wasim, Junaid Khan, Mohammed Amir, Mohammed Hafeez, Shadab Khan and Shoaib Malik.

Sports Farmers stir: MP CM prays for peace, harmony in Mandsaur
Author: 0 Farmers stir: MP CM prays for peace, harmony in Mandsaur

Farmers, from Punjab in the north to Tamil Nadu in the south, have started agitations demanding farm loans be waived. It is a manifestation of an agrarian crisis that has been in the offing for several years now. "I stand by families in this hour of grief". Indian media reported that the Madhya Pradesh police opened fire on a large crowd of farmers protesting in the streets after the crowd refused to disperse despite being tear-gassed.

Sports Champions Trophy: When India 'bowled 23.3 maiden overs' against South Africa
Author: 0 Champions Trophy: When India 'bowled 23.3 maiden overs' against South Africa

Most importantly, the bowlers again came to the party with a very resounding performance. "This is probably our best game so far", Kohli said. The opportunity comes your way, you have to grab it. "What I would have liked to have seen from the guys at the top of the order is, at least, an attempt to put Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar under pressure".

Author: 0 Blimp crashes at US Open, pilot taken to hospital

Nor will you see any risks taken with TPC River Highlands at the Travellers Championship in the week following the US Open , ditto the TPC Potomac the week after that, and so on. So what happens at Erin Hills this week for the 2017 US Open? Things should be better because this is the US Open and we expect it to be very tough.

Author: 0 USGA says blimp crash at Open came in open field

A Washington County Sheriff deputy at a security post reported seeing the aircraft on fire, or smoking, and rapidly descending. He was taken by helicopter to a hospital. The 177th U.S. Open golf tournament began Thursday at Erin Hills Golf Course. This was the first time that the U.S. Open, or any major golf tournament for that matter, had been played at Erin Hills.

Sports Jelena Ostapenko stuns Simona Halep to claim French Open crown
Author: 0 Jelena Ostapenko stuns Simona Halep to claim French Open crown

I was 3-0 down but I was fighting for every point. For Halep, bidding to join compatriots Ilie Nastase and Virginia Ruzici as major winners, it was a second final defeat in four years at Roland Garros. To play final, it's an awesome thing. Prior to her exploits in Paris , Ostapenko's professional earnings stacked up to just over $1.2million. I thank you for coming to support me always.

Sports Kedar's spell made the difference, says skipper Kohli
Author: 0 Kedar's spell made the difference, says skipper Kohli

Having ended Bangladesh's campaigns at the most recent World Cup and World Twenty20, India made it a hat-trick of triumphs in emphatic fashion in front of 24,340 fans - a one-day global record at Edgbaston - to set up a mouthwatering final showdown with fierce rivals Pakistan on Sunday.

Sports Major League Baseball to ease uniform policies for one weekend
Author: 0 Major League Baseball to ease uniform policies for one weekend

Players also will be allowed to wear cleats, sleeves, bands of any color that does not interfere with the the game or the umpire's ability to make a call, according to a memo obtained Thursday by Yahoo! The weekend, called "Players Weekend", is planned for August 25-27.

Sports Steelers sign Watt to finish draft class
Author: 0 Steelers sign Watt to finish draft class

It's the third time in the Tom Brady-Bill Belichick era that the Patriots have knocked the Steelers out of the playoffs (all in the AFC title game). ESPN recently asked Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier if his team, which is coming off a blowout loss against New England in the AFC Championship Game, has a "Patriots problem." Shazier's positive outlook is the right one to have.

Sports Pittsburgh Steelers sign No. 1 Draft Pick, TJ Watt
Author: 0 Pittsburgh Steelers sign No. 1 Draft Pick, TJ Watt

Brady and the Patriots also beat the Steelers in Pittsburgh in Week 7. The first round draft pick for the Steelers is set to become a starter on the team based on reports coming out of Pittsburgh and this is the first step in the Steelers emphasizing their commitment to him as a player for the team.

Author: 0 Fowler, Harman lead through first 9 at US Open

Multiple witnesses at the golf tournament have posted to social media as the slow drama in the sky unfolded. Some reports are claiming the blimp was on fire before crashing. With a great Masters Tournament already taken place in Augusta in April, let's take a look at the 10 things you'll probably need to know about the 117th US Open heading into this weekend at Erin Hills.

Author: 0 Blimp operator: Pilot 'OK' after US Open crash

The pilot was the only occupant of the blimp, according to the sheriff's office. Golfer Brandt Snedeker said he spotted something while on the course at Erin Hills, about 35 miles northwest of Milwaukee. The pilot is okay but suffered some burns, a spokesman for AirSign said in a telephone interview from the company's Florida office. He says he has no additional information on the crash that happened during the tournament's opening round in Erin, Wisconsin.

Author: 0 Curry, Durant committed to Golden State

A decision has not yet been announced, but Curry has made his feelings clear. "It's encouraging. Quite encouraging", Warriors coach Steve Kerr said. The Warriors went 15-1 in this year's post-season, with sweeps in the first three rounds before beating LeBron James and the Cavaliers in five games in the Finals.

Author: 0 Camaraderie at Golden State Warriors is unbelievable, says Kevin Durant

The 7-foot (2.13 m) small forward and 2017 Finals MVP has said that after his controversial decision to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder and join the Warriors last offseason, he is not eager to move again. James could opt out of his contract after next season, so he will want to see some progress. He had an average of 35.2 points, 8.4 rebounds, and 5.4 rebounds.

Sports Stanley Cup champion Penguins greet raving fans
Author: 0 Stanley Cup champion Penguins greet raving fans

The celebratory parade through downtown Pittsburgh . The Islanders would lose to the eventual Stanley Cup Champion, the Montreal Canadiens in the Conference Final. "We think it's a competitive advantage". Mike Fisher posted a handsome photo of the team's home , Nashville's Bridgestone Arena, on his Instagram page and wrote a poignant message thanking the fans for an "unforgettable year".

Sports NHL Stanley Cup Final Game 5 Betting Preview: Predators at Penguins
Author: 0 NHL Stanley Cup Final Game 5 Betting Preview: Predators at Penguins

Slipping the puck past the Nashville Predators goaltender is one of the few ways to anger the 6-foot-5 Finn. That tied him with Dino Ciccarelli (Minnesota North Stars, 1981) and Ville Leino (Philadelphia Flyers, 2010) for the most points by a rookie in an National Hockey League playoff season.

Sports Arsenal to host Leicester on opening day
Author: 0 Arsenal to host Leicester on opening day

The France global only signed a new long-term deal with the Gunners in January but having struggled for game time last season there is speculation he could leave the Emirates. This may be Arsenal's first season competing in the Europa League, but fans are anxious about the effect this competition could have on players and away support.

Author: 0 Blimp crashes near US Open in Wisconsin

Bidding to land the biggest win of his career, Conor O'Neil is tied for the lead heading into the final round of the PGA EuroPro Tour's Eagle Orchid Scottish Masters at Montrose Links. And the fairways are generous so that you can hit your driver. "I changed that when I was 20 when I had this thought of: "What am I going to do when I'm 30?" Home hope Brendan McGovern leads on 137, seven-under, after a second-round 66 but O'Hara and Caldwell sit just three and four shots off the lead ...