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Bairstow leads England to rout of South Africa Bairstow leads England to rout of South Africa
- June 22, 2017

Jonny Bairstow top scored with 60 not out and Alex Hales was unbeaten on 47 as England reached their target of 142 with 5.5 overs to spare. The second match of the series is in Taunton on Friday. But on 28 he missed an ambitious reverse-sweep against medium-pacer Andile Phehlukwayo and was plumb lbw. Two balls later, a drop-and-run for a single ended what was barely a contest. (more...)
Diego Costa gives update on Chelsea situation Diego Costa gives update on Chelsea situation
- June 21, 2017

Diego Costa's reply, less than effusive, was a simple "Ok". " Antonio Conte has told me by message that I will not continue with Chelsea and that's it", Costa said, as quoted by the Sun . "In life there are good and bad people". "It seems I didn't have a good season. If the coach doesn't want you in his team, Chelsea have to sell me, and in the sales". (more...)
Celtic will not play Linfield in Belfast on July 12 Celtic will not play Linfield in Belfast on July 12
- June 21, 2017

But anxious Northern Irish cops could block the clash and force the fixtures to be swapped, meaning Celtic will host the first leg at Parkhead. "We've couldn't have asked for a better draw, to be honest", he said. There were violent scenes in 1990 when Donegal Celtic played Linfield at the ground. Carroll spent six months at Ibrox in 2007, making just one appearance in a League Cup match against East Fife before moving on to Derby County in January 2008. (more...)
Lions back three places not decided - Gatland
- June 21, 2017

A number of players acquitted themselves well as the Lions scored four tries . Former New Zealand captain Colin Meads believes the British and Irish Lions' odds of winning the first test have shortened dramatically after their emphatic 32-10 win over the Maori All Blacks on Saturday. (more...)
Ward Stops Kovalev to Retain Light Heavyweight Crown Ward Stops Kovalev to Retain Light Heavyweight Crown
- June 19, 2017

He promised he would have more stamina this time , but he seemed just as gassed at the same juncture, maybe because Ward was holding religiously, exchanging in the clinches, and raising the tempo to devastating effect. "I wasn't hurt and I could continue". "Why stop the fight?" he said. This is shameful for him and the whole boxing . [Ward] punched me low blow already a few times during the fight. (more...)
Morgan blames pitch as England crash out
- June 16, 2017

It wasn't sort of wrong tactics or anything? "I felt like we were trying to take a positive option against them, but the conditions didn't allow us to do that". "Certainly over the next couple of weeks I'll get my head around that and all the challenges it will bring". "We adapted to conditions, we knew if we restrict them we could easily chase it down.Every game is a knockout game and I told my boys to play their game and not worry about the result ". (more...)
Will the NBA Champion Warriors Visit the White House?
- June 15, 2017

In February, after Under Armour's CEO Kevin Plank declared Trump "an asset" to the country, Warriors point guard Steph Curry, an Under Armour spokesman, didn't mince words : "I agree with that description", he said . They very well could elect to do just that, but if Zillgitt is to believed (and he's more credible than the other two), then the Warriors haven't actually decided anything. (more...)
Golfers get in final practice shots at US Open at Erin Hills Golfers get in final practice shots at US Open at Erin Hills
- June 15, 2017

The storms moved in overnight and kept pounding Erin Hills through the morning, closing the course for some 3 hours with just two practice days remaining before the U.S. The last six majors - including Johnson's maiden US Open victory - have been won by players who had never won a major before. Johnson played two practice rounds last week after missing the cut at the Memorial. (more...)
Alvaro Morata's agent reveals a 'very important offer' from Manchester United Alvaro Morata's agent reveals a 'very important offer' from Manchester United
- June 14, 2017

Morata's representative Juanma Lopez admitted that the Premier League giant's offer is interesting, but refused to reveal if the deal is close to completion. "I can confirm there had been regular contact until a few days ago [from Milan]". Morata has scored 15 goals in the La Liga last season, despite making only 14 starts. (more...)
France's Deschamps on Hugo Lloris howler: 'He knows it is his fault' France's Deschamps on Hugo Lloris howler: 'He knows it is his fault'
- June 12, 2017

A poor clearance by Tottenham 'keeper Hugo Lloris fell to Ola Toivonen and the former Sunderland loanee fired home from the half-way line. A stunning first-half goal from Olivier Giroud looked to have been enough to earn France a deserved point after Jimmy Durmaz's equaliser, but Toivonen's brilliant effort meant the hosts took control of the group for the first time. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton 'can't afford another weekend' like Monaco
- June 10, 2017

Hamilton finished seventh and behind his Mercedes teammate, Valtteri Bottas , who was fourth. His race came to an end following a crash with Sauber's Pascal Wehrlein, which led to a late safety vehicle, though it did not prevent Vettel from cruising to maximum points. (more...)
Patriots sign Julian Edelman to an extension Patriots sign Julian Edelman to an extension
- June 09, 2017

It only took a few hours until an agreement was reached. As a result of the newly inked pact, Edelman will remain in New England until at least the 2019 season. The thirty-one-year-old Edelman, who has spent his entire eight-year career in Foxborough, is in the final year of a four-year $17 million deal he signed in March of 2014. (more...)
New Zealand and Bangladesh cling on to Champions Trophy semi-final hopes
- June 09, 2017

After losing the toss and being sent in to bat , England were bowled out in the final over of the innings for 310 - which Morgan thought was a below par total. Former Yorkshire batsman Williamson fell to a ball from Wood that leapt at him from short of a length to take his glove for caught-behind. In an all-round display from the England side, four of the batsmen made scores in excess of 48, while all five bowlers used took at least one wicket. (more...)
Former OU Football Player Teddy Lehman Remembers Bob Stoops Former OU Football Player Teddy Lehman Remembers Bob Stoops
- June 09, 2017

The 56-year-old Stoops says the time is right to step down, but adds his health had nothing to do with his decision. His successor, 33-year-old Lincoln Riley , will be the youngest head coach at the Division I Football Bowl Subdivision level. (more...)
Scooter turns slugger, ties MLB record with 4 homers Scooter turns slugger, ties MLB record with 4 homers
- June 08, 2017

He allowed just two hits to the Cubs over 5 1/3 innings in his last start on June 2 but earned a no-decision in a 3-2 loss. He followed up Tuesday by accomplishing something previously done by, well, nobody in Cincinnati Reds franchise history - not Johnny Bench or Tony Perez or Ted Kluszewski or Frank Robinson or Eric Davis or Adam Dunn or Ken Griffey Jr. (more...)
Muguruza, Venus out; French Open to have 1st-time Slam champ
- June 06, 2017

But she ran out of steam as the 27-year-old Bacsinszky, who had wasted two set points in the first set, chased her across the court and won the next two easily, clinching the match with a flawless drop shot. Mladenovic often played to the fans, waving her arms to ask for more noise. The ousters of Williams and Muguruza mean that none of this year's eight quarterfinalists have ever won a Grand Slam title. (more...)
Matta out at Ohio State Matta out at Ohio State
- June 06, 2017

That is clearly not the case for Matta, the school's leader in wins (337-123). The Bearcats have played in the last seven NCAA tournaments and finished ranked in the top 20 on two occasions. Matta mentioned "trying to get healthy" as one reason for leaving the job. As for coaching again, he said: "Never say never". He has undergone four back surgeries. (more...)
Wolff: Ferrari win was not 'orchestrated'
- June 05, 2017

Schumacher, the sport's most successful driver who won five of his seven titles with Ferrari from 2000-2004, famously built a team around him and was seen as the clear number one at Maranello. "They are finally where we were back in the days where you finish one and two and have to explain why the right guy won", he added. "I think I have shown good performance this weekend and the team knows my potential". (more...)
Daniel Summerhays three shots clear entering final round of Memorial Tournament Daniel Summerhays three shots clear entering final round of Memorial Tournament
- June 04, 2017

The 2013 PGA Championship victor has shot consecutive 65s at Muirfield Village Golf Club, setting a Memorial Tournament record and opening up a comfortable lead through two rounds. Open, with Johnson set to defend his title at Erin Hills in Wisconsin in two weeks' time. "I managed to still get some decent lies out of the ones that missed the fairway", Lingmerth said. (more...)
Video shows Tiger Woods struggling with breathalyser test in jail Video shows Tiger Woods struggling with breathalyser test in jail
- June 03, 2017

Mr Woods was charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI) after the incident near his home early on Monday. Commissioner Jay Monahan said the tour would be there to help him. Woods was described as " cooperative " but his speech was " extremely slow and slurred, mumbled, confused ", according to the police report cited by USA outlets. (more...)