• Pakistan fined for slow overrate against Sri Lanka
Pakistan fined for slow overrate against Sri Lanka

It was not for nothing the Durham player was paid a handsome $2.16 million to take part in the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) this season. A similar offense on Wednesday would see him banned from the final should Pakistan beat England .

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  • Pittsburgh Penguins strikes late to repeat as Stanley Cup champions
Pittsburgh Penguins strikes late to repeat as Stanley Cup champions

Sadly, the refs saved the worst for last. But while Fleury stepped in while Matt Murray was recovering from an injury, it was once again Murray who pushed a team that was routinely outshot and out-chanced over the hump. The argument can also be made for Murray, who was injured during the warm-ups of Game 1 against Columbus. It's been a fo...

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  • Golden State Are 2017 NBA Champs, Rout Cavaliers 4-1
Golden State Are 2017 NBA Champs, Rout Cavaliers 4-1

Golden State took the best-of-seven series 4-1, reclaiming the throne they lost to the Cavaliers a year ago. "Our perspective, being blessed to play on this stage three years in a row. Not to mention a healthy one after his 2016 injuries. While it's nice that Lue has confidence in his team , and his point about them not closing out Game 3 is ...

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  • Chelsea striker Diego Costa: I could still join Atletico Madrid
Chelsea striker Diego Costa: I could still join Atletico Madrid

I have to wait for the club's decision. The Italian has told Diego Costa , via text message, that he is no longer in his plans so there is a first-choice striker position ready to be filled at Stamford Bridge. Costa insisted Spain knew they were in for a hard match against Macedonia on Sunday, with David Silva also on target as the visitor...

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  • The first real midweek team selected
The first real midweek team selected

A case could be made for saying that head coach Warren Gatland has already broken that. I have played more games this year than any of the other years. The Highlanders lineup contains only two current All Blacks - flyhalf Lima Sopoaga and winger Waisake Naholo , and a few such as centre Malakai Fekitoa who narrowly missed selection for the Li...

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  • Warriors take 2nd National Basketball Association title in 3 years
Warriors take 2nd National Basketball Association title in 3 years

The Warriors started the game lackluster and trailed at the end of the first quarter. However, what has been most impressive about how Durant has performed in the Finals has been his demeanour on court. Ironically, this was to be the turning point of the game for Golden State , who went on a mammoth 21-2 run after LeBron's slam over Durant. ...

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  • Rosenstein: I Wouldn't Obey Trump Order To Fire Mueller Without 'Good Cause'
Rosenstein: I Wouldn't Obey Trump Order To Fire Mueller Without 'Good Cause'

Lindsey Graham , R-South Carolina, whether a history of political donations would prohibit someone from being involved in the investigation. With few exceptions, Trump's allies are urging him not to move to dismiss Mueller, which would be both politically and technically complicated.

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  • McIlroy returning from another injury at Wisconsin major
McIlroy returning from another injury at Wisconsin major

Open, you normally play on golf courses that are tricked up just to the limits, sometimes over the limits and sometimes just underneath", Stenson said. Open and where he will try to defend his title. "You have to take the rough with the smooth". Stenson joined the ranks of major winners with a thrilling Open Championship triumph over Phil Mick...

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  • Sessions: Trump Never Showed Interest in Russian Hacking
Sessions: Trump Never Showed Interest in Russian Hacking

Vice Chairman Sen. Mark Warner welcomes Sessions to the hearing, expresses concern regarding Sessions cancelling appearance before House and Senate Appropriations Committee. "Such interferences can never be tolerated", Mr Sessions told the panel. Ron Wyden. "I'm following historic policies of Department of Justice. You don't walk into any hearing...

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  • Warriors parade set for Thursday in Oakland
Warriors parade set for Thursday in Oakland

And should we instead be "mad" at the National Basketball Association or its other teams for facilitating such a series of transactions to construct this Warriors team? The Warriors had a +34 point differential over five games with their only real rival, and that includes a 21 point blowout loss.

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  • Parents of man released from NK say he's in coma
Parents of man released from NK say he's in coma

In a May 2017 interview , Warmbier's family said that they had only received one letter from their son since he was arrested in January 2016. They added they were grateful their son " will finally be with people who love him ". He was sentenced to 15 years in prison with hard labor for subversion as he tearfully confessed that he had tried to ...

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  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic: 'I can play for two more years'
Zlatan Ibrahimovic: 'I can play for two more years'

The Swedish striker looked set to extend his stay at Old Trafford after an outstanding debut campaign in Premier League which saw the 35-year-old score 28 goals in 46 appearances for the club in all competitions, including the victor in the EFL Cup final against Southampton.

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  • Penguins' Marc-Andre Fleury likely joining new National Hockey League team
Penguins' Marc-Andre Fleury likely joining new National Hockey League team

Hainsey and Mart Streit are two of the players they brought in at the deadline. When the ref, after a brief huddle with his colleagues, skated to near-center ice to courageous the crowd's wrath with an explanation over the P.A. Taking over the starter's role in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference final, the experienced rookie goalie went 7-3 with a ...

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  • Warriors beat Cavs for second title in three years
Warriors beat Cavs for second title in three years

They were fabulous and flawed defending National Basketball Association champs, their deficiencies in depth and defense exposed by a superior team in the Finals. Durant was named NBA Finals Most Valuable Player after averaging 35.2 points and 8.4 rebounds a game, and he became the first player since Shaquille O'Neal in 2000 to make 30 or more poi...

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  • North Korea releases US citizen Otto Warmbier
North Korea releases US citizen Otto Warmbier

Otto Warmbier , an American college student jailed in North Korea , has been released, according to his parents. In a statement , they said: "We want the world to know how we and our son have been brutalised and terrorised by the pariah regime".

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  • Golden State Warriors vs. the 2004 Detroit Pistons: Who reigns supreme?
Golden State Warriors vs. the 2004 Detroit Pistons: Who reigns supreme?

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant with the Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP award. When Stephen Curry got injured in the first dang playoff game, then missed six of the next seven games, the Warriors still dusted the Rockets and Blazers in 10 total games in large part because Thompson was a fiery ball of...fire.

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  • Warriors reclaim their throne by finishing off Cavs in Game 5
Warriors reclaim their throne by finishing off Cavs in Game 5

Durant, who was named the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player, became the first player with five consecutive 30-point performances in the NBA Finals since Shaquille O'Neal in 2000. "I had a letdown last year but like I told everybody, If Kevin Durant was the consolation prize to lose thanks for that loss and we're the champs this year".

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  • Puck Dynasty: Penguins in historic company after Stanley Cup triumph
Puck Dynasty: Penguins in historic company after Stanley Cup triumph

Marc Andre-Fleury handed Matt Murray the cup instead of numerous other veteran teammates on the team, symbolizing the passing of the torch from one goaltender to the next. In 2016, there was 89 games, averaging 1.253 million viewers. More than that, Fleury was such an integral part of not only three Stanley Cups, but turning the franchise aroun...

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  • Nadal Wins 10th French Open, Makes Tennis History
Nadal Wins 10th French Open, Makes Tennis History

It was significant because, for the first time since 2003, Nadal had failed to reach the quarter-final stage at a major in a calendar year. Federer , who at 35 years old, won his first Grand Slam in 1,664 days against the man who owned him 68 per cent of the time and may have been a healthy adductor - or wrist or knee - away from taking th...

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  • Warriors dethrone Cavaliers for second title in three years
Warriors dethrone Cavaliers for second title in three years

But some front offices have undergone recent overhauls, and more of that could be on the way - especially if Cleveland does not retain GM David Griffin, whose contract with the Cavs is expiring. Cavaliers' forward LeBron James had a game-high 41 points and guard Kyrie Irving hit tough shots all night but defensive breakdowns by Cleveland led ...

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