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Sports Tim Tebow's final bow in Charleston could be Sunday's game
Author: 0 Tim Tebow's final bow in Charleston could be Sunday's game

Matt Frawley (4-1) got the win with two innings of scoreless, one-hit relief while Columbia starter Gabriel Llanes (4-4) took the loss in the South Atlantic League game. Tim Tebow's baseball career will probably always be overshadowed by his football career, but that comes with the territory of being a Heisman-winning quarterback turned NFL bust turned minor league baseball player.

Author: 0 Kashmir on edge ahead of India-Pakistan ICC clash

And the question millions of cricket fans around the world, possibly even a billion, are all asking is 'which Pakistan will turn up?'. "I think it will be a close match ", said another. "Our team is in full form. If India keeps playing like this then Pakistan have no chance of winning", said a cricket enthusiast from Delhi. · This will be the fifth time these sides would have faced off in the Champions Trophy; the record is now balanced with two victories each.

Author: 0 Pakistan thrash India in cricket Champions Trophy victory

These numbers indicate their utter dominance in the two biggest games of the tournament, against two of the toughest opponents: they beat England by eight wickets with 77 balls to spare in the semi-finals, and thrashed India by 180 runs in the final.

Sports Gatland: Hansen a little bit more worried about Lions
Author: 0 Gatland: Hansen a little bit more worried about Lions

Coach Gatland revealed the Lions have already raised the issue with officials ahead of the first Test against the All Blacks at Auckland's Eden Park on Saturday. Personally, I have to agree. They never really put us under any real pressure, even the try they scored. Halfpenny's wondrous display of kicking amassed 21 points while a second-half Maro Itoje try and a penalty try awarded by referee Jaco Peyper supplemented the Toulon star's impressive points haul.

Author: 0 India wins toss, elect to field in Champions Trophy final

India , for all the strength of a top-order featuring skipper Virat Kohli , the world's top-ranked ODI batsman, had much to do against one of the best bowling attacks in this eight-team tournament if they were to retain their title. Shadab tossed up three deliveries, Pandya swatted them towards the pavilion for six. The ODI scene is fast turning into an Australasia affair. When Pandya was eventually run out, he had made 76 from 43 balls.

Author: 0 Hamilton wins sixth Canadian grand prix

The Brit racked up his sixth win at Montreal , the track where he claimed his first ever F1 win 10 years ago, and revealed that given his lack of wheel-to-wheel racing this time around, he was able to remember that very first victory. "The guys back at the factory have worked so hard to really fix what we had in the last race, bring it here and really give it to the Ferraris ". Lined up alongside Hamilton on the front row, Vettel made a tardy getaway.

Sports LeBron James and Draymond Green Take Cleveland Cavaliers vs
Author: 0 LeBron James and Draymond Green Take Cleveland Cavaliers vs

James spent his first seven seasons in the National Basketball Association and led the Cavs to five straight playoff appearances that included a trip to the Finals in 2007. "He's the only one I've been looking at since 2012". But as the parade continued, at some point LeBron became aware of the shirt and was ready to zing back at Draymond with one of the internet's most tried and true jokes.

Sports Brooks Koepka wins US Open title
Author: 0 Brooks Koepka wins US Open title

Jordan Spieth , the 2015 US Open victor, shot a 69 to claw back to one-over. He walked to the 18th green to a rousing ovation and left it as the U.S. And that is something with which he's scuffled. His birdie putt came up just a foot shy, leaving a tap-in par to gain his first major victory - which he celebrated with a quick fist pump and a shake of hands.

Sports Koepka tames wind, nerves to win US Open
Author: 0 Koepka tames wind, nerves to win US Open

Rickie Fowler said it was "fun" to play Erin Hills , which is an unusual descriptor for the U.S. Open . Hisako Higuchi, victor of the LPGA Championship in 1977, remains the only Japanese golfer to win a major championship on either the PGA or LPGA tours.

Sports Ward celebrates big win while Kovalev plans protest
Author: 0 Ward celebrates big win while Kovalev plans protest

Sergey Kovalev speaks during a news conference Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Las Vegas . The 33-year-old American extended his ideal career record to 32 wins from 32 in an impressive performance, albeit with a controversial ending, at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas .

Sports Pittsburgh Penguins G Matt Murray to start Game 5 vs. Nashville Predators
Author: 0 Pittsburgh Penguins G Matt Murray to start Game 5 vs. Nashville Predators

And his name isn't Murray. In this year's Stanley Cup Final , the home team has yet to lose, something the Pittsburgh Penguins were hoping to keep going headed into Thursday night's Game 5 at PPG Paints Arena . Which kind of makes you wonder why he didn't just come out and say it in the first place. "But at the moment that was a big play". "It's disappointing, for sure", Rinne said.

Author: 0 Mamata leaves for The Netherlands even as Darjeeling stir continues

The GJM said on Saturday that two of its supporters had been shot dead by the police, a claimed rejected by the cops and state authorities. Over the past week, at least three people have died and scores injured in Darjeeling as thousands-strong mobs have clashed with police, torched vehicles and ransacked property to push for a separate Gorkhaland state.

Sports Ipswich Town snap up striker Joe Garner from Rangers
Author: 0 Ipswich Town snap up striker Joe Garner from Rangers

Five deals are complete and several more are in the pipeline, with Alfredo Morelos, Carlos Pena and Eduardo Herrera all expected to join confirmed arrivals Bruno Alves, Fabio Cardoso, Ryan Jack, Dalcio and Daniel Candeias. "It has been a struggle against time since we have to register the players in European competitions by June 19". Hearts will also be tested as Gers look to land winger Walker.

Author: 0 La Liga chief Javier Tebas "positive" of Cristiano Ronaldo innocence

Man Utd are reportedly putting together a stunning offer to Real Madrid in order to prise both Cristiano Ronaldo and Alvaro Morata to Manchester. Manchester United could leverage Sir Alex Ferguson in their quest to bring Cristiano Ronaldo back. "It is a dream, for many years I had imagined playing with Cristiano, so I am happy to play with him", he said.

Author: 0 Penguins' Fleury among players exposed for Las Vegas NHL expansion draft

In one mock draft from the Washington Post last June 21, it was revealed that the Knights is likely to pick veterans in the league with in Marc-Andre Fleury and James Neal at the top of the list. Grabner , 29, is signed for next season with a salary-cap hit of $1.65 million, modest compared to his first Rangers season, when he started fast and finished with 27 goals.

Author: 0 Portugal hoping Ronaldo can continue his good form in Russian Federation

The Confederations Cup is a real test one year before the World Cup, and we will have a much better sense of where Mexico fits in the world soccer puzzle after these two weeks. Portugal had a first-half goal by Nani disallowed after a video review, when the game was still scoreless. Portugal , which made it to the tournament after beating host France in the Euro 2016 final, is in Group A along with Russia, New Zealand and Mexico .

Sports Mbappe 'still has to prove his qualities' - Trezeguet
Author: 0 Mbappe 'still has to prove his qualities' - Trezeguet

The newspaper claims Arsenal will test Monaco's resolve by offering £100m in cash plus Giroud in a player-plus-cash swap deal in exchange for Mbappe's services. However, Petit has highlighted the case of Martial, who was a high-profile departure from Monaco when he joined Manchester United in 2015. "Remember two years ago we had nearly the same example with Martial - he left Monaco for Manchester United", the former French worldwide explained.

Author: 0 Mexico score incredible last minute equalizer against Portugal

Gelson Martins and Andre Silva made big positive impacts off the bench, while Juan Carlos Osorio's decisions to take off Vela and switch to a back three put Portugal well in control of the match. A warm-up match for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil was the last time these two teams squared off against each other. "He takes this tournament very seriously and is focussed".

Author: 0 SuperSport Defender Nets Own Goal As Russia See Off New Zealand

Russia's Denis Glushakov, center, scores the opening goal during the Confederations, Cup Group A soccer match between Russia and New Zealand , at the St.Petersburg stadium in St.Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, June 17, 2017. "Welcome to Russian Federation!" - inspired his players. "We're a tight-knit team and we really understand all the different phases we have to go through: when it's time to train we train, and when it's time to kick back and relax we do that too".

Author: 0 Nadal wins; Muguruza crashes out of French Open

And with the Austrian crushing Horacio Zeballos 6-1 6-3 6-1 in the fourth round, it's certain that he will provide a stiff test. However, fourth-round opponent Kristina Mladenovic, the French number one, will have the majority of the crowd behind her on Court Philippe Chatrier.

Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final

They were more intense and passionate on the day". "We can be very proud of that as a unit and we leave here with our heads held high because we understand the kind of expectations and pressures we face as a team". Fakhar should have been out for 3 in the fourth over , caught behind, but Jasprit Bumrah delivered a no ball. The Indian captain conceded that they needed to check the extras, 13 wides and three no balls.

Sports Manchester United told Eric Dier will cost £50 million
Author: 0 Manchester United told Eric Dier will cost £50 million

Tottenham Hotspur are ready to do business with Manchester United and sell Eric Dier if a whopping £50m is put on the table this summer, according to the Telegraph . They are also make slow advances in their pursuit of Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata . United also remain linked with ex-player Michael Keane, who looks set to leave Burnley for a bigger challenge.

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

Even from six rows back, 9- and 10-year-old brothers William and Rizal Cahambing were not going to miss a chance to see their favorite Golden State Warriors player, Stephen Curry , as he rode atop a double-decker bus during Thursday's parade to celebrate the team's latest championship.

Author: 0 Nevadans like Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green

The Cavaliers will play for their post-season hopes on Saturday (AEST), when they face the Warriors in game four of the finals. Unlike the first two games of the series, the Cavs stayed competitive through most of Wednesday's Game 4 until the Warriors went on a late 11-0 run in the fourth quarter to seal the deal.

Sports Ronaldo 'wants to leave' Real Madrid after being accused of tax fraud
Author: 0 Ronaldo 'wants to leave' Real Madrid after being accused of tax fraud

Ronaldo, 32, is said to be miffed over claims by authorities that he defrauded the Spanish taxman of €14.7million during his time at the capital, an allegation he has refuted. "Sir Alex Ferguson was like a father and he loved the fans". The problem for Ronaldo is that very few clubs could afford his wages on top of what would be a massive transfer fee.

Author: 0 Brroks Koepka wins US Open title

His 9 under was the best-ever U.S. Open score in relation to par. "He went and won the golf tournament on the back nine", Harman said about Koepka , who clinched his victory with a run of three birdies in a row from the 14th. "Leaving that in the bunker wasn't that bad", he said. Actually, all he had to do was par out and he would probably win the tournament. "I'm glad I made it here".

Author: 0 McIlroy misses cut after 'shooting himself in foot'

Jordan Spieth sits just inside the cut-line at even-par through 16 holes, while playing partner and defending US Open champion Dustin Johnson is flirting with a missed cut at three-over. It came after he chunked a chip, then putted his long birdie attempt off the green and down a steep slope behind the hole. One shot back. Jamie Lovemark.

Author: 0 Confederations Cup: Ronaldo eyes more silverware, as Portugal, Mexico clash

From the rebound, Joao Moutinho drilled the ball towards goal and Pepe headed into the net only for the Video Assistant Referees to correctly rule the goal out for an offside in the initial move. Forward Nani scored but a review by video assistants showed a Portugal player was offside in the build up to the goal. 'It was not the result we wanted, the team had nearly won and we suffered in the last minute, but this is football , ' he said .

Author: 0 America's Cup: Team NZ won't be taking things for granted

That means they need to win eight races total to spirit the Auld Mug back to the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron in Auckland, where it resided from 1995 until 2003. Burling and Spithill were locked in a colossal game of chicken, with the two boats close enough for the pair to shake hands at one point, with Team New Zealand edging it.

Author: 0 Hideki Matsuyama closes with 6-under 66 in US Open

Koepka's US Open victory is now the seventh consecutive major that has been claimed by a first-time champion, and when taking into account the performances from the likes of Jason Day , Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy in Wisconsin, the streak could well be extended to eight at The Open next month.

Author: 0 Santos bemused by VAR after Portugal draw

Mexico striker Javier Hernandez cancelled out Quaresma's opener shortly before halftime and the two goals in an exciting last six minutes ensured the teams shared the points. "When Cristiano was able to run, that put Mexico on alert and we should have done that more often", Santos said after the game in his only reference to Portugal's talisman.

Author: 0 All talk, few trades before NHL's expansion roster freeze

Anaheim Ducks couldn't find room on their list to protect fifth year defenceman Sami Vatanen , who won't be ready for the start of next season after having surgery to fix a shoulder injury. The Blue Jackets are reportedly including the 24th overall pick in this year's entry draft in their deal, per both TSN and Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch .

Author: 0 Brooks Koepka wins 2017 US Open

Open since turning pro in 2009 until this year. The broad fairways here and enormous length (7,741 yards, longest in a major championship) allowed them to show their power and raw if sometimes not quite polished gifts. THE BIG EASY: Weekend rain softened the greens at Erin Hills. Those strokes wouldn't have helped him catch Koepka (no one was catching Koepka), but a really strong week of sub-par golf should be a great sign for Snedeker moving forward in 2017.

Author: 0 Brooks Koepka wins US Open with 67 in final round

It was only fitting that Koepka left Erin Hills with yet another record matched or broken. He closed with a 5-under 67, only realizing after his par on the final hole that a birdie would have set yet another U.S. Charley Hoffman (71) finished solo eighth at 9 under. Koepka , one of Dustin Johnson's South Florida workout partners, was a study in nonchalance-one modest fist pump-when he holed out on the final green.

Author: 0 Stan Wawrinka: 'Hopefully Djokovic can find his tennis soon!'

Sir Andy Murray , the world No 1 moved purposefully into the last eight of the French Open, disposing of Karen Khachanov 6-3, 6-4, 6-4. "Stan has played fantastic this tournament so far", said the Scot, who was beaten by Novak Djokovic in last year's showpiece.

Sports Orioles Can't Wait To Leave Yankee Stadium After Nightmare Weekend
Author: 0 Orioles Can't Wait To Leave Yankee Stadium After Nightmare Weekend

The home run off reliever Bud Norris was Judge's major-league-leading 22nd of the season, but it didn't have to happen. Jose Alvarez (0-3) gave up Aaron Hicks' one-out double before Judge's homer. -And, as the last word, here is Girardi's answer to the only question asked today about a subject other than Tanaka or Chapman - whether or not he takes any stock in Aaron Judge's exit velocity, specifically regarding the Major League Baseball season-high 119 miles per hour he registered ...

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo in focus after Confederations Cup tie

But Portugal's Ricardo Quaresma scored the opener on 34 minutes before Javier Hernandez equalised with a low header for Mexico . Borussia Dortmund midfielder Raphael Guerreiro failed to deal with a cross into the box and Carlos Vela teed up Hernandez , who met the cross with a diving header .

Sports Bogaerts hits 2 homers to lead Red Sox over Astros 6-5
Author: 0 Bogaerts hits 2 homers to lead Red Sox over Astros 6-5

Houston Astros setup man Will Harris had no real quarrel with the quality of the pitch that yielded the decisive run on Friday night, opting instead to sincerely acknowledge the talent of Mookie Betts , who crushed the pitched over the fence.

Author: 0 Koepka wins first major championship at US Open

The 27-year-old Koepka wound up winning by four shots over Brian Harman , who was done in by back-to-back bogeys right when Koepka was making his run, and Hideki Matsuyama , who closed with a 66. "To be honest, he was just so in control", said his caddie, Ricky Elliott. "You've got to tip your cap". But I think what was underestimated was how well he knew me, how well he knew my game.

Author: 0 Mexico snatches draw with Portugal

But who are the group favourites, key men, and leaders of these four nations, as they bid for worldwide glory just 12 months before the 2018 World Cup gets underway? Having a Confederations Cup exactly one year ahead of the World Cup, at peak time for European leagues, would not be acceptable.

Sports Pakistan Defeat India To Win Champions Trophy
Author: 0 Pakistan Defeat India To Win Champions Trophy

Amir, who missed Pakistan s eight-wicket semi-final win over England with a back spasm, finished with three wickets for 16 runs in six overs. Amir, whose career was almost ended on the other side of London's River Thames by a ban and jail sentence for his involvement in a spot-fixing scan during a 2010 Test at Lord's, made a brilliant comeback after a back spasm forced him out of the semi-final victory over England.

Author: 0 Auto racing roundup: Larson nabs pole for MI

In the meantime, his objective is to drive the red, No. 48 Radon.com Ford competitively but not foolishly. Our cars were good there previous year when we ran the low downforce package, so hopefully well have good speed in our Chevy and can contend for another win .”.

Author: 0 Blues' protected list will be announced soon

There's also nothing barring Vegas from making deals to select a player and trade him to another team. McPhee said Sunday that a team must offer the Golden Knights an asset "better" than the player he can claim in the draft. Opening of the UFA/RFA Interview Period (only applies to Players who are available for selection in the Expansion Draft) for the Expansion Club only (10 a.m.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo skips post-match press conference after Portugal draw

Ronaldo added in his post-match interview: 'We are calm and we have to think about the next game. Substitute Cedric Soares looked like being the European champions' hero with his 86th-minute deflected shot, but Moreno's header from a corner spoiled the Southampton defender's celebration of his first global goal to snatch a 2-2 draw for Mexico .

Sports (Colo)-Arenado Hits Walkoff Homer To Complete The Cycle
Author: 0 (Colo)-Arenado Hits Walkoff Homer To Complete The Cycle

Mets 5, Nationals 1: Jacob deGrom hit his first major league home run and shut down a bruising Washington lineup on three singles for eight dominant innings, giving host NY a win that prevented a four-game sweep. - Hunter Pence's homer in the ninth was the first pinch-hit blast of his career. Giants: LHP Madison Bumgarner (left shoulder) is scheduled to throw a second simulated game in Arizona on Wednesday.

Author: 0 Mexico Is Ready To Compete For The 2017 Confederations Cup Title

Hector Moreno scored in added time to earn a point for the Mexicans five minutes after Cedric put the Portuguese in front. Ronaldo ignored swirling speculation over his Real Madrid future to provide an assist for Ricardo Quaresma's first-half opener in Kazan in a man-of-the-match display.

Sports Draymond Green trolls LeBron James with 'Quickie' shirt
Author: 0 Draymond Green trolls LeBron James with 'Quickie' shirt

Green has been waiting for awhile to get revenge , so it was a petty king's dream come true when got the chance to wear a "Quickie" shirt on Thursday afternoon. He later told reporters he was just being petty and that it was a response to the Ultimate Warrior shirt James wore as he arrived back in Cleveland after a Game 7 win past year.

Sports Kohli hails Yuvraj's 'game-changing' knock
Author: 0 Kohli hails Yuvraj's 'game-changing' knock

When the match resumed, Pakistan were set a daunting 289 run target from 41 overs. India captain Virat Kohli attends a press conference ahead of their ICC Champions Trophy Group B match against Pakistan at Edgbaston in Birmingham .