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England set 212-run target for Pakistan

But Sarfraz Ahmed , who had already distinguished himself with two fine catches behind the stumps, steadied the innings, steering them home to 237-7 in the 4...


Sky TV sees 14% drop in Premier League viewers

Broadcasters will be invited to tender for the Premier League rights for games starting from the 2019/20 season onwards either before Christmas or early next ye...


Irving saves his best for when Cavs face Finals elimination

Game 6, if necessary , would be played Thursday in Cleveland , with the series potentially returning to Oakland for a second consecutive Game 7 on Sunday ....


Warriors' Green will be on the court for this Finals Game 5

Fast forward one year later to Game 5 Monday night at Oracle Arena with the Warriors holding a 3-1 lead over the Cavs and hoping to clinch their second title in...


Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

That technical had actually been given to Warriors coach Steve Kerr , and after a long delay, the officials corrected the error and allowed Green to stay in ...


Liverpool forward Philippe Coutinho downplays possible move to Barcelona

Chelsea defender David Luiz will be deployed in defensive midfield, while Douglas Costa, Giuliano and Diego Souza will make up the front three in the absence of...


Warriors do not need to be perfect to beat Cavs say pundits

From both a statistical and anecdotal standpoint the Golden State Warriors are making a case for being the most dominant team in National Basketball Associa...


Stan Wawrinka ready for French Open rematch with Andy Murray

The world number one struggled with his opponent's explosive baseline hitting on Philippe Chatrier, but slowly warmed to his task in windy conditions as he secu...


Hamilton turns strong start into victory at Canadian Grand Prix

The pink Force India cars of Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon were fifth and sixth. "The start was super, I didn't have any wheel spin and I think it was the bes...


Mellower Draymond Green playing this Game 5 after 2016 ban

Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green and Kevin Durant speak to Referee Ken Mauer in the second quarter during Game 2 of the 2017 NBA Playoffs Wester...


What to Know for the 2017 Belmont

Irish War Cry paid $4.70 to place and $3.90 to show. "The horse is close to being able to compete, but we ran out of time". Epicharis is eligible for a...


Durant's dagger 3 lifts Warriors over Cavs in Game 3

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry speaks after Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals between the Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Cleveland...


Barrett trio all head for All Blacks duty

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen has piled the pressure on the British and Irish Lions , saying they have to start delivering results. Warren Gatland's Lion...


Trump and Sessions have had heated exchanges

Sessions announced his recusal shortly after he became attorney general and a day after The Washington Post revealed that he had twice met with Russian Ambass...


Man United reach agreement to sign Benfica defender Lindelof

Man Utd are reportedly set to complete the signing of Benfica and Sweden defender Victor Lindelof on Wednesday to kick-start their summer transfer window. "...


'Pogba has everything' - Herrera targets more Man Utd trophies with midfield partner

Pogba secured a world-record £89million return to Manchester United last summer, but struggled to really showcase his ability in the opening weeks of the seas...


Bradley rallies Red Sox to 5-3 win over Tigers

Jackie Bradley launched a go-ahead homer Friday night as the Red Sox captured a come-from-behind win over the Tigers. Alex Wilson (1-3), who started the e...


LaVar Ball plays faux Lakers GM because of course he did

He noted that the Lakers are still leaning toward drafting Lonzo Ball, but they will also give serious consideration to Jackson and De'Aaron Fox. There is...


Ostapenko enjoys many firsts on 20th birthday

Jelena Ostapenko described reaching the French Open final as "a nice gift" after beating Timea Bacsinszky in the battle of the birthday girls on Thursday. ...


Japan's Emperor Will Be Permitted To Abdicate

Emperor Kokaku, who gave up the throne in 1817, was the last Japanese emperor to abdicate. Females can not ascend to the throne and must leave the imperial fa...


Spain's Catalonia to hold October independence vote

Catalonia , whose capital is Barcelona , accounts for a fifth of Spain's GDP and has a population of over 7 million. Spain's government has long warned t...


Latest Floyd Mayweather Jr., Conor McGregor Update Could Be Biggest News Yet

The paper revealed details about the ongoing negotiations to finalize the fall cross-sport boxing match between former five division world champion Floyd Maywe...


Five left-backs to replace Southampton's outgoing Ryan Bertrand

The move has now been confirmed, however, with Ederson linking-up with fellow countrymen Fernandinho , Fernando and Gabriel Jesus at the Etihad Stadium ...


Minute's silence causes controversy in Australia

But while the Australia starting XI linked arms at the centre circle to mark the moment of reflection, several members of the Saudi Arabia side seemed to just...


Julen Lopetegui delighted as Spain extends unbeaten run to nine games

After a slow start for both teams on Wednesday, the hosts began to gel under the leadership of midfielder David Silva , who got the first chance of the night o...


Cubs Addison Russell calls domestic violence accusation 'false and hurtful'

Russell's wife, Melisa , had her own Instagram post that has since been deleted. Savagely, she posted this while the Cubs-Marlins were playing on Wednesd...


Raees replaces Wahab in Pakistan squad

Wahab injured his right ankle while bowling against India in Pakistan's campaign opener where he leaked a record number of runs - 84 in 8.1 overs - by any bowle...


Cheick Tiote's family left in the dark after shock death

He wanted to win every game, kick every player and win every tackle. "He was always full of commitment, focus and passion whenever given chance to play" said FU...


Mourinho makes world-record bid for Kylian Mbappe

According to L'Equipe, as reported by The Sun , the Gunners had an £87m bid rejected last week, and now with Manchester United and Real Madrid rivalling ...


Jets planning to release or trade WR Eric Decker

Freeport's D'Brickashaw Ferguson retired before the start of the 2016 season and Nick Mangold and Darrelle Revis were released in March. Bowles acknowle...


Lukaku reveals his mind is made up regarding his future

With the Premier League champions still sweating on the future of Diego Costa , Lukaku could prove to be the ideal replacement should the Spain striker seek ...


Virender Sehwag submits `2-line` resume for India's head coach role

The reports of his alleged differences with skipper Virat Kohli, which the Indian captain vehemently denied, may also mean that Kumble may not get another t...


Huddersfield wins soccer's richest game, into Premier League

We said no limits, now we know where our limit is. "We wanted to find new ways to be competitive". Since I arrived, I was always confronted with "no experienc...


Afghans mourn a day after massive truck bombing kills 90

The White House on Wednesday condemned the suicide bomb attack that took place in Kabul , Afghanistan , killing at least 90 people and injuring hundreds more,...


49ers sign pass rusher Elvis Dumervil

Appearing in just eight regular-season games as a member of the Ravens in 2016-17, he tallied 11 total tackles, three sacks, two forced fumbles and one fumble...


Halep, Svitolina advance to French Open quarters

And then he liked how I was in Fed Cup, both matches. The 25-year-old previously made the final at Roland Garros in 2014 when she lost out to Sharapova. Ven...


Girl banned from soccer game because she looks like a boy

She's so good, even though she's only 8, she plays on the 11-year-old roster. "It's what she likes". Mili Hernandez says her entire team was disqualified...


Klay Thompson makes up for shooting slump on defensive end

Today's National Basketball Association isn't the sort of league where someone is going to clothesline Durant or any other Warrior to send some sort of foolis...


Wozniacki Tops Kuznetsova, Reaches RG Quarterfinals

Paris: Caroline Wozniacki reached the French Open quarter-finals for the first time in seven years on Sunday with a 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 win over 2009 champion S...


Zidane can stay at Real Madrid for life, says Perez

His display also made the Madrid fans who have previously whistled him look all the more absurd. Fergie was the man who helped turn the once skinny winger int...