• Reds receive four-home run night from Scooter Gennett
Reds receive four-home run night from Scooter Gennett

Jedd Gyorko went 2 for 4 while Jhonny Peralta added a pinch-hit single as the Cards mustered up just 5 hits in the losing effort. However, the Cardinals haven't shown me anything over the last week to warrant me putting any faith in them, especially after the Reds pasted St.

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  • French favourite Kiki dumped at Roland Garros
French favourite Kiki dumped at Roland Garros

Roger [Federer], it was Wimbledon, Stan [Wawrinka], I think as far as I knew, it was the French Open , but Australia was probably something which became more important than the French the first time. A three-time champion at Roland Garros, Kuerten will be honored before Sunday's final when he will receive his Hall of Fame ring during a ceremony ma...

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  • England crumble to 211 all out against Pakistan
England crumble to 211 all out against Pakistan

Pakistan , by contrast, suffered a 124-run thrashing by India in their opener before, just days later, upsetting the ranking in a bottom versus top contest by beating South Africa . Here we go then, Junaid Khan opens the bowling for Pakistan , with Jonny Bairstow facing strike. Already 4-0 down in the five-match series in August and September...

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  • Kristina Mladenovic raises French hopes by beating champion Garbiñe Muguruza
Kristina Mladenovic raises French hopes by beating champion Garbiñe Muguruza

The Spaniard departed Court Suzanne Lenglen scoldingly wagging her finger as the crowd were asked to applaud Muguruza following her 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 defeat. Add it up, and it means that there will be a first-time major title victor at the end of the tournament. Rafael Nadal eased into his record-equaling 11th quarterfinal at the French Open by s...

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  • Pakistan to lock horns with England in first Champions Trophy semifinal
Pakistan to lock horns with England in first Champions Trophy semifinal

England were the first team to qualify for the semis on the back of three impressive wins against New Zealand and old foes Australia . This is Pakistan's 14th appearance in the semi-finals of an ICC event - the joint most for a team alongside Australia and India .

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  • CT 2017: In-form South Africa face lacklustre Pakistan
CT 2017: In-form South Africa face lacklustre Pakistan

Babar's unbeaten 31 plus Shoaib Malik's 16 not out carried Pakistan to 119 for three from 27 overs and comfortably past the required 101 victory target required on Duckworth-Lewis before the forecast rain forced an early end to proceedings.

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  • Atletico Madrid working on Diego Costa return in spite of transfer ban
Atletico Madrid working on Diego Costa return in spite of transfer ban

Chelsea rejected a £76m bid for Costa from Chinese club Tianjin Quanjin in January and are therefore commanding a significant fee in order to help them in their pursuit of luring Lukaku back to Stamford Bridge . Costa is still heavily linked with a move to China , but he is really not interested as he feels a move there would reduce his chances ...

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  • Nishikori's erratic loss to Murray reflects his French Open
Nishikori's erratic loss to Murray reflects his French Open

Open last summer at the quarterfinal stage, 1-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1, 7-5 . Wawrinka has not dropped a set on his way to the semis, and his 6-3, 6-3, 6-1 win on Wednesday over Marin Cilic was every bit as impressive as it sounds. But, yeah, a little bit gained some confidence during second and third. I have never seen that. "I couldn't do anything ...

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  • South Africa fancy chances against Sri Lanka
South Africa fancy chances against Sri Lanka

Where will Sri Lanka vs South Africa Champions Trophy match be played? Jean-Paul Duminy (38 not out in 20 deliveries) and Chris Morris (20 off 19) did their job to take them to 299/6 in 50 overs. However, the Proteas were unable to fully accelerate and Du Plessis' edge behind from the impressive pace bowling of Nuwan Pradeep was the first o...

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  • Champions Trophy semi-final: Pakistan opt to bowl against England
Champions Trophy semi-final: Pakistan opt to bowl against England

Even though they lost a game in the league round against Sri Lanka , the "Men In Blue" came back in spanking fashion by convincingly defeating the mighty South Africa . Asked about the team's unpredictability, he said: "Sometimes, that's our strength". Pakistan are without seam bowler Mohammad Amir through a back injury.

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  • Preview CT 2017 Semi Final 1 :England vs Pakistan
Preview CT 2017 Semi Final 1 :England vs Pakistan

If Joe Root has been the most consistent batsman for England , he's been ably supported in the team's success by Eoin Morgan and Alex Hales . England , the only team yet to be beaten in this tournament , are seeking to continue their remarkably one-day transformation since exiting the 2015 World Cup at the group stage.

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  • US Congressman, aide shot at baseball practice in Virginia
US Congressman, aide shot at baseball practice in Virginia

Wednesday morning. Alexandria police report that five victims were transported to hospitals. A congressional aide said Scalise was in stable condition at George Washington University Hospital . He said that he heard "50 to 60 shots" before the Capitol Hill police responded. Two Republican congressmen from Pennsylvania are safe...

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  • Pakistan won toss, invite England to bat in 1st semi-final
Pakistan won toss, invite England to bat in 1st semi-final

England were still without a 50 stand when Root went short of his own half-century, edging a cut behind off young leg-spinner Shadab Khan . Junaid (3-40) added to the mid-order carnage as Sri Lanka , who had begun breezily to reach 82-1 from 14 overs, could do little more than see out their overs to post a disappointing 236 all out, with Hasan...

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  • Belmont Stakes: Watch Tapwrit run to victory
Belmont Stakes: Watch Tapwrit run to victory

We felt really good coming in that both horses were doing very well. Pletcher credited the decision for Tapwrit to skip the Preakness as a strong reason as to why the horse was victorious on Saturday. The win brings the Tampa Bay Derby winner's total earnings to $1,143,902. Stamping himself as a Triple Crown contender after powerfully ann...

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  • 500000 fans may attend parade for Penguins' Stanley Cup win
500000 fans may attend parade for Penguins' Stanley Cup win

Entering the 2016-17 season, the Red Wings were given 65-1 odds of winning. But now the question is which group of players will be fortunate enough to have a teammate like Fleury join them next season. That honor belongs to the Oilers , Lighting and Capitals, who are all 10/1, respectively, to hoist the Cup next season. The Penguins are expecte...

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  • Golden State Warriors Get The Best Of The NBA's First Finals Trilogy
Golden State Warriors Get The Best Of The NBA's First Finals Trilogy

For the third year in succession, the two teams met in the Finals, but after going 3-0 down this time around, Cleveland were only able to pull one game back before the Warriors secured the trophy in game five. He chose Curry , Draymond Green , Klay Thompson and a chance at his first championship over returning to Oklahoma City. I ca...

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  • Pakistan striving for consistency against England
Pakistan striving for consistency against England

As the event progresses to its business end, we can expect some fireworks from all the teams as the race for the title intensifies. During the early overs of the England innings , the crowd was very disappointing - as it has been for other matches in the tournament here.

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  • Premier League Reportedly Considering Introducing Saturday Night Fixtures in 2019
Premier League Reportedly Considering Introducing Saturday Night Fixtures in 2019

As for the newcomers, Newcastle will host Tottenham , Brighton and Hove Albion will welcome Manchester City , while Huddersfield Town will travel to Selhurst Park to face Crystal Palace . Their last home opener was against Southampton in 2014, which was won 2-1. Everton host Stoke, Southampton face Swansea and West Brom ar...

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  • Draymond Green: Cavs Fans are 'Just Rude'
Draymond Green: Cavs Fans are 'Just Rude'

No team has ever come back from a 3-0 deficit in the National Basketball Association playoffs. No team has ever come back from an 0-3 deficit in the Finals, though three teams forced a Game 6 and one - the 1951 New York Knicks - managed to reach a Game 7.

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  • Klay Thompson wins second NBA Finals
Klay Thompson wins second NBA Finals

LeBron James has now lost five Finals in eight appearances - only the fourth player to come up short in five NBA Finals . "I have no reason to put my head down", said James , who finished with averages of 33.6 points, 12.0 rebounds and 10.0 assists in the five-game series.

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