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by | June 04, 2017 | 06:17

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has strongly condemned the massive attack in Kabul earlier in the morning, just days into the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. He added that Kabul expects Islamabad to act against the Haqqani network while expressing fears of more such attacks in the country. Germany's Foreign Minister Signmar Gabriel informed reporters that a few officials of the German embassy had also been injured in the blast, while an Afghan security guard had lost his life.

by | June 04, 2017 | 06:15

What ensued was not your typical diamond scuffle, to say the least, ESPN reported . Not where some expected to find the Giants team leader with his pitcher, Hunter Strickland , exchanging head shots with Harper. "Well, I mean, after it happened, I kind of saw Harper point", Posey said after the game . "You can't blame Bryce for what he did, " said Zimmerman, on his 13th year with the team.

by | June 04, 2017 | 06:14

The Spaniard was the starring man in Real's journey to the Champions League final, with stand out performances against Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid coupled with four goals and three assists in his last eight games of the season. Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema join Isco in attack. "I'm delighted. I'm top scorer in the Champions League again". Juventus' Juan Cuadrado was sent off lent in the second half for a second yellow card.

by | June 04, 2017 | 06:16

It's also a chance to take on Aldo, the longtime King in the 145-pound division, and an idol who Holloway has watched since he was 17. It's an worldwide pay-per-view, which means a ton of fighters from the host region - in this case, Brazil - and no real need to stack the deck with serious names or pivotal match-ups because the building will be packed from the jump and having a featherweight championship fight in the main event is automatically going to keep this show from garnering a ...

by | June 04, 2017 | 06:11

The history section runs floor to ceiling for 30 feet, and includes the time the Predators hit an attendance mark in 2010 that ensured the team could stay in Nashville, and the time the locker room flooded. The veteran was not going to share how he's tried to clear his head and refocus. "I think we've shown some glimpses of it and we've had some short periods of time with it but we've got to be better throughout a full 60-minute game".

by | June 04, 2017 | 06:12

Open will be played at Shinnecock Hills on Long Island, site of Mickelson's runner-up finish in 2004. Mickelson's caddie, Jim Mackay, carried a beeper in his golf bag, and he pledged he would take off regardless of his situation in the tournament.

by | June 04, 2017 | 06:04

Another player whose records speak for themselves, Juventus full back Dani Alves just pips Real's Dani Carvajal to the spot at right back in this combined XI. But, before the ball covers too much distance it took a scrape off the heals of Sami Khedira. " Real Madrid deserved to win in the second half". Cuadrado has become the third player to be sent off in a Champions League final , after Lehmann and Drogba.

by | June 04, 2017 | 06:05

Maher has not publicly addressed the reaction to his remark. Ben Sasse: "I'm not trying to beat up Millennials". Maher , who has hosted Real Time on HBO for 15 years, often makes provocative statements about politics and, most recently, has come under attack for his statements perceived as critical of Islam.

by | June 04, 2017 | 06:07

According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Cubs are -175 money line favorites versus the Cardinals , who have odds of +140 to pull off the upset at Wrigley Field today. Bases loaded for the mightily struggling Kyle Schwarber . Schwarber, who entered batting.163 and was dropped to the ninth spot in the lineup, hit the first pitch of the at-bat from St.

by | June 04, 2017 | 05:53

Juventus' Juan Cuadrado was sent off lent in the second half for a second yellow card. "In fact, if I'd have played with Cristiano Ronaldo , he'd have been the star, because he is the one who scores the goals", Zidane said about Cristiano's importance.

by | June 04, 2017 | 05:54

If there was tension, Juventus were determined to release it. Do you ever have any question about anything you wish to ask and get answer? Three minutes later and it was a third for Madrid when Ronaldo arrived at the near post to meet Modric's delivery and slot the ball first time past Buffon for his second of the night and his 600th goal in all competitions for club and country.

by | June 04, 2017 | 05:53

It began with Ronaldo winning his first title with Portugal at the European Championship. The victory was the twelfth title for Real Madrid in the team's Champions League history. Gonzalo Higuain sent Alex Sandro's cross towards him but there seemed no danger until the Croatian produced a moment of jaw-dropping brilliance. But within seven minutes, Ronaldo was shaking his head with a scowl after seeing an equalizer of individual brilliance.

by | June 04, 2017 | 05:54

That was the assumption, anyway. First, it's a best four-out-of-seven game series. It was nothing short of a drubbing. Layups? Midrange jumpers? Distant three-pointers? Golden State is a flawless 13-0 in these playoffs, matching the longest winning streak in postseason history.

by | June 04, 2017 | 05:33

While talking to the BBC Sport, Snowball said that venue is an ideal condition to host a future series featuring only Pakistan and India . In Birmingham right now, you'd barely know there is a game of cricket going to be played, let alone the match that is hyped as a war without the shooting.

by | June 04, 2017 | 05:30

Open to attend his daughter's graduation from high school in mid-June. Mickelson said he will wait to withdraw from the event in order to allow himself the possibility to play should some "unforeseen circumstance", like a first-round weather washout, allow him to make it from California to Wisconsin in time.

by | June 04, 2017 | 05:30

It has been 21 years since Juve won their last UCL title where as Real Madrid won last season and they are now looking to do a back-to-back (Milan where the last club to do so in 1988-89, 1989-90). "But today we can say that we are a very good team and that we deserved to win the league and the Champions League ". Ronaldo added a second just three minutes later as he was on hand for a simple tap-in at the near-post from Luka Modric's cross, with the Juve defence ball-watching.

by | June 03, 2017 | 07:02

Leave it to Rihanna to steal the show at Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif . The speedy Warriors fast break proved more than Cleveland could silence. LeBron James led the Cavaliers with 28 points, 19 in the first half. Social media noticed some shade apparently going down between Rihanna and Durant.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:57

Clearly frustrated, James is going to need a lot more help than Irving scoring 24 points if Cleveland is going to avoid being embarrassed in this series. Meaning they don't have to dig too deeply to understand what they have to correct for Game 2. Where the fuck do you even go from Rihanna going full blown "away day ultra", dishing out grief to home fans like she's been on the tins all morning before a derby game? "Yeah, I won't get into that ", Durant laughed.

by | June 03, 2017 | 07:01

Solving the Durant issue may be at the top of the list for Cleveland going forward, but it's one of many for the defending champions as they face a seemingly impossible task. Beyond the turnovers - which stood out in contrast to the Warriors' record-low four - it was nearly laughable at times how the Cavaliers abandoned the paint defensively as they tried to avoid getting killed by the Warriors 3-point shooting.

by | June 03, 2017 | 07:00

Much of his thoughts echoed what he said to the media as a whole, but the most striking quote was a moment where James spoke about the true meaning of equality. Now, almost a year ago to the day, James' home was the target of racially-motivated vandalism. She said the property manager told officers they believe the incident was captured on surveillance video.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:54

The state-run National Building Research Organization warned people in seven out of the country's 25 districts to evacuate from unstable slopes if rains continue for the next 24 hours. Also, access to some affected areas is hard. The military has deployed helicopters, boats and amphibious vehicles to distribute aid pouring in from residents in areas not affected by the floods.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:55

A day after seemingly conceding " patriotic " Russian hackers may have been involved in USA election meddling, Vladimir Putin offered a forceful and fiery rebuttal to the ongoing controversy, comparing the continued allegations of Moscow's interference to anti-semitism.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:54

Predators head coach Peter Laviolette would not announce who will be in net on Saturday, but it's likely going to be Rinne. More significantly, three of the Preds' steals have been front and center during Nashville's charge to the Cup final - Pekka Rinne (258th overall in 2004), Ekholm (102nd overall in 2009) and Viktor Arvidsson (112th overall in 2014).

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:50

Then why has the Penguins series hit him so hard? Subban went down holding his neck and needed to be helped off the ice by trainers before returning to the game on the team's power play . The Penguins have been here. The Predators have not . We're down 2-nothing. We're coming back in our barn, and we don't lose here. And it was once again led by the baby-faced son of a coach who has no problem shouldering the responsibility of playing alongside star Sidney Crosby .

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:49

The result leaves England in the lead of Group A with two points, one more than New Zealand and Australia . Frustrating was an understatement as the Black Caps kicked the sodden Edgbaston turf. Australia has an explosive opening pair in Aaron Finch and David Warner , followed by Chris Lynn, this is also touted as the powerful hitters in the world.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:48

At the start of the year, National Basketball Association 2K17's simulation had the Cavs beating the Warriors in seven games. Kevin Durant scored a game-high 38 points and Stephen Curry hit six three-pointers as the Golden State Warriors cruised to a lopsided 113-91 win in the first game of the NBA Finals on Thursday.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:46

To end that scourge of ties, the spelling bee introduced a written "tiebreaker test" this year. The victor will get cash and prizes totaling more than $43,000. She missed "saccharomycete" in the next round and was eliminated from the competition. If you don't know the words, you can't spell them! He got through the preliminary round and then spelled "sternum" correctly in round two.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:48

Barcelona's coach Luis Enrique admitted that inconsistency over the season cost them the title. Since then Barcelona have won the title in 2012-13, 2014-15 and a year ago, 2015-16. "We are going to Malaga to win the game, that's always our objective". "We have done our job by winning today but we have been up against a rival who has just been a little better than us, they are a deserving champion", he explained to BeIN.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:37

If Juventus manage to win the title it will be their first treble in the history. "But I'm living it and I'm enjoying it". "For the past three or four months, Real Madrid have been playing top-level football ", Buffon said. "We're ready to play". "We have worked all year to prepare for this match and will do everything to take home the trophy". Watching him close-up in training and during games is really quite impressive.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:36

The Warriors' brain thrust definitely has the edge in terms of experience and knowledge. After the game , James was asked about the biggest difference between these Warriors and the 73-win team he overcame in last year's Finals . If there is a basketball God -- and there may not be, considering how very bad the playoffs have been -- this feud will continue in Game 2 Sunday night.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:36

He was helped off court and news soon came through of his retirement, with Zeballos sportingly carrying the Belgian's bag back to the locker room. David Goffin was forced to retire after injuring his right ankle. Garbine Muguruza , a Spanish tennis star and 2016 French Open champ, said she faced a similar issue playing on these courts four years ago. This incident followed the painful and emotional exit of? On Thursday, Argentine tennis star Juan Martin del Porto made headlines ...

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:33

It was a solid performance from the world number five and she will take on either 24-year-old American Shelby Rogers or rising French star Kristina Mladenovic in the fourth round. With the rainclouds rolling in, Nadal seemed keen to get his third-round match over as quickly as possible and the No. 4 seed took 90 minutes to win 6-0, 6-1, 6-0.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:36

England began their hunt for Champions Trophy glory with an eight-wicket victory over Bangladesh at the Kia Oval on Thursday, a game during which Yorkshire's Joe Root struck a century. It seemed like he rolled his ankle while batting and spent most of the second half of his innings hobbling around. Morgan said his team has the firepower in the pace department even though Bangladesh managed t post a 305-run total on the board.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:32

The water-tight back-line of Giorgio Chiellini , Andrea Barzagli and Leonardo Bonucci has let in only three goals throughout the championship. Juventus has won a record six consecutive Serie A (Italian league) and titles and three consecutive league and Coppa Italia (Italian Cup) doubles.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:30

When you put that all in the one package, he's the type we would like here. United's manager is believed to be looking for an out-and-out striker, which may mean the more creative and versatile Sanchez does not quite fit the bill. Both Robson and Pallister believe 19-year-old Marcus Rashford will be part of the solution next term. A club-record 15 Premier League draws was a major factor in United failing to challenge for the title.