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Brits retire from America's Cup trials race with damage

Team New Zealand start the recovery operation after their spectacular capsize in Bermuda . Chasing the British at the start of the race against Britain's Ben Ainslie Racing, the Kiwi boat pitch-poled violently with the bows digging into the water followed by the wing-sail. [Full Article...]

Near-perfect Kiwis take control of America's Cup qualifiers

Near-perfect Kiwis take control of America's Cup qualifiers Round robin: Oracle Team USA won the round and its bonus point, meaning it will start the America's Cup finals on June 17 ahead 1-0. The result means the US team supported by Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison will have a point lead against whoever gets to challenge them in head-to-head match, which will be won by the first team to get to seven points. [Full Article...]

New Zealand keen to carry on Australia form into England clash

Here, they had the upper hand as they calmly moved towards Bangladesh's total. David Warner was 40 not out and Smith 21no when play was halted, with Aaron Finch the only man to fall, for 19. After winning the toss and deciding to bat, Bangladesh had the chance to apply some pressure to Australia . Only skipper Kane Williamson (87, 98b, 8×4) offered resistance. [Full Article...]

'Happy' Bale aims for more trophies at Real Madrid

'Happy' Bale aims for more trophies at Real Madrid Ronaldo Junior was on the Bernabeu pitch on Sunday as part of Real Madrid's celebrations having won the Champions League title the night before, defeating Italian giant Juventus 4-1 at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff . We are still quite young as a whole team and we have a great squad. Ronaldo's double saw him become the first man to score in three UCL finals . "In the second half the... [Full Article...]

Warriors' Steve Kerr returns to the bench, will coach Game 2

Golden State had won a record 73 regular-season games a year ago and led 2-0 only for Cleveland to make the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history and swipe the title. "When approached about its existence, James and Durant , to a moderate extent, confirmed that there is such a track before bursting out into laughter without further comment". [Full Article...]

Leader of the House: Davon takes charge of Packers' cornerback room

Leader of the House: Davon takes charge of Packers' cornerback room It was 11 p.m. on Monday night when Davon House landed at the Minneapolis airport. Consider this: You're in bed late one night, scrolling through your Twitter feed, and you come across a Green Bay Packer in need. "He's the most veteran player in the room, and we need him not only to be a voice of strength off the field but on the field as well". The two brothers delivered House to his vehi... [Full Article...]

Five takeaways from Warriors' Game 2 win over Cavaliers

But he struggled down the stretch on both ends of the floor, scoring just two fourth-quarter points and turning the ball over four times. The chances of Curry and Thompson and now Durant , three of the top marksmen in the game, all being off on the same night are absurdly slim. [Full Article...]

Crosby scores, Malkin shoots yet Penguins lose 4-1 to Preds

Just 66 seconds later, Crosby tied it up for Pittsburgh on a dazzling breakaway. It was his first goal in the Final since 2009, but it wasn't almost enough. While Pittsburgh center Matt Cullen said there are no moral victories during the postseason, the way the Penguins were able to generate odd-man rushes and stretch the ice were encouraging. [Full Article...]

Magic Johnson says 'Showtime' Lakers 'would probably sweep' these Warriors

Magic Johnson says 'Showtime' Lakers 'would probably sweep' these Warriors And, you know, respect that". And yet, in saying that, I think we can be so much better. I sound stupid, right. Now the Warriors are an unprecedented 14-0 in the playoffs and winning by an average of 16.9 points per game. "I think I sound stupid because that's how all of that be sounding to me". They have dominated these Finals, have been to the Finals three straight years, every one of thei... [Full Article...]

Thiem tames Djokovic to reach French Open semis

His backhand was particularly problematic. Known for tremendous footwork and court coverage , the No. 2-seeded Serb even stumbled and tumbled to the court, his racket flying out of his hands, early in the second set. After the defeat, Djokovic was accused of "tanking" by several analysts and commentators covering the 2017 French Open. Rafael Nadal is bracing himself for yet another tough ba... [Full Article...]

Kevin Durant's menacing defense leads the way for Warriors

Warriors forward Kevin Durant , who left Oklahoma City for Golden State last July in hopes of winning his first National Basketball Association crown, had LeBron-like numbers - 33 points, 13 rebounds, six assists, five blocked shots and three steals - in a 132-113 romp June 4 in Game 2. [Full Article...]

NDSU's Renner set to compete in NCAA Championships

NDSU's Renner set to compete in NCAA Championships Harris has made three-straight finals at the NCAA Track & Field Championships dating back to last year's outdoor meet in Eugene. One of seven ACC finalists to advance to the NCAA Championships in the event, Rhoden will be racing alongside plenty of familiar faces. [Full Article...]

Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan vs South Africa match

Hasan Ali took two wickets in successive balls on his way to figures of 3-24 off eight overs while Junaid Khan and Imad Wasim also contributed with two wickets each. Miller did well to hold his end rather stubbornly, and with Chris Morris added vital runs for the seventh-wicket stand that yielded 47. If they continue to play like this, there is every possibility, Pakistan team bad run wil... [Full Article...]

Reds' Scooter Gennet ties Major League Baseball record with 4 home runs

Reds' Scooter Gennet ties Major League Baseball record with 4 home runs Louis Cardinals , Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in Cincinnati . Only Whiten had more RBIs in a four-homer game, but he also made an out. "I'm glad I was, though", Gennett joked afterwards. He advanced on a groundout and scored on Gennett's single that got the Reds rolling. First , the stutter-stepping Jon Gant and doing his best to mimic the two earned runs Gant relinquished was righty John Br... [Full Article...]

Preds even Stanley Cup Final at 2-2, beat Penguins 4-1

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35), of Finland, stops a shot by Pittsburgh Penguins center Jake Guentzel (59) during the second period in Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals Monday, June 5, 2017, in Nashville, . 'It's hard to win when you score one goal, ' Sullivan said. Nashville's All-Star defenseman was seen walked toward his locker room Monday with a bag that appeared ... [Full Article...]

Prince Harry Tours Sydney To Promote 2018 Invictus Games

Prince Harry Tours Sydney To Promote 2018 Invictus Games The Telegraph reports that the prince urged Australians to rally behind their Invictus Games athletes when the event is held in Sydney in 2018. The 32-year-old former British army captain met numerous Australian veterans hoping to secure a place in the team for this year's games in Toronto during official functions on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Southampton captain Davis: Saints would make 'huge statement' by keeping van Dijk

Southampton captain Davis: Saints would make 'huge statement' by keeping van Dijk Now Ladbrokes has tweeted to confirm it is no longer taking bets on the 25 year-old moving to Anfield. Chelsea and Manchester City have both been heavily linked with the defender, who joined Southampton from Celtic for £13m in September 2015. [Full Article...]

Liverpool apologizes to Southampton over Van Dijk links

Liverpool apologizes to Southampton over Van Dijk links According to various reports in England, Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk has told Liverpool that he wants to move to the Anfield club this summer. Adam Lallana , Dejan Lovren and Rickie Lambert all left Southampton for Anfield in 2014, with Nathaniel Clyne following suit the following year and Sadio Mane in 2016. [Full Article...]

Ravens release Dennis Pitta following third hip injury

Ravens release Dennis Pitta following third hip injury In Friday's offseason practice, he hurt his hip without any contact, falling to the ground after trying to make a catch. Early the following season, he dislocated it again, and wasn't medically cleared to play at all in 2015. Maclin, 29, was a surprise release by the Kansas City Chiefs late last week. The Ravens parted ways with Pitta five days after he reinjured his right hip. [Full Article...]

Karolina Pliskova defeats Caroline Garcia in straight sets

Karolina Pliskova defeats Caroline Garcia in straight sets However, the third seed has brushed aside any fitness concerns by reaching the last eight without conceding a set. The third-seeded Halep will next play fifth seed Elina Svitolina after the Ukrainian clambered back from 2-5 in the deciding set to overhaul world 290 Petra Martic 4-6 6-3 7-5. [Full Article...]


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