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Murray must up game to defeat Wawrinka in Paris

Murray must up game to defeat Wawrinka in Paris And they're all well aware. The Swiss, 32, has won majors in each of the last three years and has been in scintillating form, hitting as many forehand winners (70) as Murray in three fewer sets, and six more aces at 30. Wawrinka's biggest difficulty was that his lower back locked up on him early against Monfils . But Murray, now just two games away from his third different Grand Slam trophy... [Full Article...]

What should the Cleveland Cavaliers do now?

Critics have called the Warriors a super team with the addition of Kevin Durant a year ago. The impending loss of the Warriors to San Francisco was on the minds of some fans who came out to cheer, though many threw the word "dynasty" around and expected one more championship parade in Oakland next year. [Full Article...]

Will Warriors head to the White House?

Will Warriors head to the White House? Curry and Durant also heard from former President Barack Obama with congratulations, though Durant said he was most excited that among 200 messages was a text from a high school girlfriend he didn't realize still had his number. James averaged a triple-double of points, rebounds and assists over the five games, a first for the NBA's championship series. Golden State took the series' first three ... [Full Article...]

Kane silences Scotland's celebration with late leveller

England looked to be in the driving seat when Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain put them 1-0 up on 70 minutes but the game quickly turned on its head. England Manager Gareth Southgate (left) and England's Harry Kane after the final whistle during the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying, Group F match at Hampden Park, Glasgow. [Full Article...]

Kane rescues England as hat tricks light up Euro qualifiers

I think going 2-1 down in the manner that we did, a lot of heads could have dropped or people could have been sulking or so forth. "We have got leaders in the team, it is just that I was wearing the armband ". "I think we had moments where we got into really good positions in the final third and you've got to take the finish". "And that's what was so good about Griff, to put the work he put i... [Full Article...]

Conor McGregor '100% confident' he'll knock Floyd Mayweather out, says Dana White

Conor McGregor '100% confident' he'll knock Floyd Mayweather out, says Dana White After months and months of claiming that he is the biggest draw in the world of combat sports, Floyd Mayweather's position as the "A-side" to Conor McGregor's "B-side" might not hold up after one key stat emerged in the wake of the official fight announcement. [Full Article...]

Justin Thomas shoots 63, trails Brian Harman by 1 at US Open

By the end of the day, that wasn't even the most shocking number. The lead, however, belonged to Brian Harman. There were 18 rounds in the 60s on Saturday. Oosthuizen ran off four birdies on the front nine and made the turn at 4-under par, leaving him only three shots behind. He was 10 under. When I get down he kind of tells me a joke or something dumb. [Full Article...]

A new cast of characters at top of US Open

A new cast of characters at top of US Open Open venues in the near future. "Doing it all night is not going to help and not make any difference". The U.S. Open didn't seem to faze him, and he delivered a variety of big shots that led to his sensational finish. On the final hole, a 667-yard par 5, Thomas hit a 3 wood (!) off the tee that travelled some 350 yards, leaving himself 310 yards to the pin, with a slight following wind. [Full Article...]

'Hell, nah!': High profile National Basketball Association champions oppose visiting Trump in White House

Several members of the Warriors franchise publicly criticized the Trump administration in the weeks preceding the franchise's championship win over the Cleveland Cavaliers . After the embarrassing photos of the Patriots' visit went viral earlier this year - with what appeared to be just over two handfuls of players in attendance - the tone has already been set for athletes to continue this ... [Full Article...]

Oakland triumphant as parade celebrates Warriors' NBA title

The Warriors blew a 3-1 lead in the Finals previous year and lost the title to the Cleveland Cavaliers after posting the best regular-season record in National Basketball Association history. The parade wound through downtown Oakland before the rally near Lake Merritt. Thousands of fans turned out for the event, which featured a little smack talk through a T-shirt worn by All-Star forward Dray... [Full Article...]

Paul Casey survives up-and-down round to take clubhouse lead at US Open

The Globe's most recent sports headlines delivered to your inbox every morning. Dustin Johnson is 1 over, on the cut line with six holes left. Masters champion Sergio Garcia was two shots further back following a 71, with England's Andrew Johnston another shot back on two under. [Full Article...]

US Open 2017: Jason Day falls far behind at Erin Hills

The scores keep getting lower and the names keep revolving atop the leaderboard at the U.S. Open. "Doing it all night is not going to help and not make any difference". There no longer is a 10-shot rule that would allow anyone within 10 shots of the lead to make the cut. Schauffele had a chance to tie Fowler for the lead until his 12-foot birdie putt on the par-3 ninth slid by on the right. [Full Article...]

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 final

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 final Regardless of all this, if India can play to its strength, neither the skill nor the luck of Pakistan can challenge it, which is arguably the most dominating ODI side in the world. But Pakistan can draw confidence from the fact that even England were favourites to lift the Cup on March 25, 1992, at the MCG. Pakistan's rejuvenation has been built around the runs of opener Fakhar Zaman a... [Full Article...]

Trump confirms he's under investigation, lashes out at deputy attorney general

Trump confirms he's under investigation, lashes out at deputy attorney general Mueller III, the special counsel for the Russian Federation inquiry, had begun examining whether Trump's firing of Comey last month was an attempt to obstruct the investigation. The said allegation, if proven true, can lead to Donald Trump's impeachment. A day later, Mr Rosenstein appointed Mr Mueller - who was at the helm of the Federal Bureau of Investigation during the September 11 atta... [Full Article...]

Dustin Johnson misses cut at US Open — Major Surprise

Brian Harman stood on the podium with hands on hips, giving answers in the kind of matter-of-fact voice expected from someone used to the spotlight of a major championship. The 33-year-old Victorian backed his first-round 68 with an gutsy even-par 72 during Friday's second round to keep his four-under-par total, despite officials opting for a more hard course set-up at Erin Hills in Wisconsin . [Full Article...]

Alexis Sanchez sprains ankle, may miss Cameroon clash

Alexis Sanchez sprains ankle, may miss Cameroon clash Pushed further on the extent of the injury, Pizzi added: "He's had some problems with his left ankle, and it's the same leg where he had the injury during the Copa America". As a result Johnny Herrera has been between the posts for Chile in their three warm-up games for the tournament in Russian Federation and he is expected to retain his place in the Group B opener in Moscow. [Full Article...]

Washington Basketball Markelle Fultz - Late Bloomer To Top Draft Pick?

Washington Basketball Markelle Fultz - Late Bloomer To Top Draft Pick? LaVar Ball had not been invited to Lonzo's first workout at the Lakers' facility in El Segundo on June 7. But Los Angeles had concerns about Ball's conditioning after his first workout. on tab, as well as a veteran Luol Deng on a $18-million-a-year deal that expires in 2020. Along with Josh Jackson , who is widely expected to be a top-five pick, Self is confident that Frank Mason III has i... [Full Article...]

Eoin Morgan: England did not lose to Pakistan because of over confidence

Set just 212 to win, Pakistan finished on 215 for two. Sarfraz is confident about Pakistan's chances in their first Champions Trophy final on Sunday when they will face local rivals India or Bangladesh . "The bowlers did extremely well and got us in a very good position. 250/270 would have been". It was just too easy for Pakistan, who won their third straight game at the tournament. [Full Article...]

CT 17: Underdogs defeat tournament favourite England to reach the finals

CT 17: Underdogs defeat tournament favourite England to reach the finals Speaking about what led to the turnaround after the India game, he said, "After India , every game was a knockout game, I said to the players to just play your game". One would assume that the pressure must be vast on Men in Blue since they are the defending champions and have had a bumpy journey through the tournament so far. [Full Article...]

Unchanged India line-up for Champions Trophy final, hints Kohli

Unchanged India line-up for Champions Trophy final, hints Kohli Arthur is confident that, with key seamer Mohammad Amir fit to come straight back into the team after the back spasm which ruled him out on Wednesday, Pakistan can consign their Birmingham misadventure to history . - This will be the fifth time these sides will have faced off in the Champions Trophy; the record is now balanced with two victories apiece. "It's been quite a few years I'... [Full Article...]


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