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by | June 16, 2017 | 08:49

Young spinner Shadab Khan dismissed Joe Root to end a promising partnership between the prolific batsman and Eoin Morgan . Rumman with two Twenty20 Internationals is playing his first One-day worldwide today. Jason Roy has managed 51 runs in eight outings since the tour of India , meaning he will retain his spot over Sam Billings or Johny Bairstow, who scored career-best 174* from 113 balls in the County Championship.

by | June 16, 2017 | 08:42

But the day was carried by those who followed Fowler's lead. Fowler equalled the lowest first-round to par in US Open history, joining Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf who had seven-under in the 1980 Open at Baltusrol. The pilot, the only one aboard the blimp operated by Florida-based AirSign , was being treated for injuries. Maynard says he is "not 100 percent" on the condition of the pilot but that believes he is alive.

by | June 16, 2017 | 08:39

The 30-year-old Auckland-born centre was selected by Gatland in something of a surprise call, but the head coach has been insistent that his decision to include the former Samoa rugby league worldwide was not simply to utilise his crash-ball ability.

by | June 16, 2017 | 08:39

On Thursday, the hospital reiterated that Scalise will need more operations and will be in the hospital "for some time". James T. Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Ill., who was gunned down by police to end the shooting at Simpson Field in Alexandria, Va ., appears to have maintained two Facebook pages, each replete with profane anti-Trump posts.

by | June 16, 2017 | 08:30

He was talking about politics and I was talking about Northern Irish politics, and our current inability to form a government. "We're so desperate to have a good tour and we're only a fraction away from being three out of three", Warburton said.

by | June 16, 2017 | 08:31

Golden State star Stephen Curry has also criticised the President publicly, calling Trump an asset "if you remove the et" in response to public backing from the Under Armour CEO. "We were able to get them previous year, and they went out and got one of the best players that this league has ever seen", James said. Curry's comments come amid speculation as to whether the Warriors will accept an invitation to visit the White House after their Monday night win over the Cleveland ...

by | June 16, 2017 | 08:29

Amir was sidelined with a back spasm, having been a key figure in Pakistan's win against Sri Lanka in Cardiff on Monday. "But more than anything we've got to keep that drive we've had over the last 18 months to keep getting better - so when that World Cup does come around we're in the best shape possible to give ourselves the best chance of contending in that final".

by | June 16, 2017 | 08:27

The next time the Warriors had the ball, Curry looked for it. He hugged mother Wanda many a time. "I left everything I had out on the floor every single game for five games in this Finals, and you come up short". The Cavaliers shot 53.4 percent from the field Monday and 45.8 percent from behind the 3-point line. Durant has reached the pinnacle ten years after becoming the No.

by | June 16, 2017 | 08:23

Warriors general manager Bob Myers disputed the super-villains notion. Warriors coach Steve Kerr is a noted critic of Trump and his policies. The Warriors, who beat Cleveland in the 2015 NBA Finals only to lose to them past year after squandering a 3-1 series lead, went a record-setting 15-1 in the playoffs, their only loss coming in Game 4 of the best-of-seven championship.

by | June 16, 2017 | 08:14

Louis Hawks becomes the NBA's first MVP, but Philadelphia Warriors beat the Ft. I really can't say enough about the high quality of basketball both teams played throughout most of the final series, but the Warrior's unbelievable deep shooting makes them perhaps the most frightening collection of basketball talent to be assembled in my memory.

by | June 16, 2017 | 08:17

Sharma and fellow opener Shikhar Dhawan (46) put on 87 before Sharma (123 not out) and India captain Virat Kohli (96 not out) completed the job with almost 10 overs to spare. The batsmen then took charge, producing a wonderful exhibition of skill and class to gallop to a resounding 9-wicket victory in 40.1 overs and set-up a mouth-watering final date with Pakistan at the Oval on Sunday.

by | June 16, 2017 | 08:13

What is legitimate rumor and what is simply a smokescreen meant to cause distractions? However, assuming the Boston Celtics go with Markelle Fultz at No. 5. The Los Angeles Lakers have some choices to make in the 2017 NBA Draft . Magic Johnson appreciates the value of promoting stars for the franchise he runs.

by | June 16, 2017 | 08:09

Judging by the latest trailer to debut at E3, Nintendo has met those expectations and more. For one, we already knew that Odyssey would be departing from Mushroom Kingdom. The focus was entirely on the Switch, with no love for the 3DS during this particular event. And just like Kirby , it's got a very simple name: Yoshi .

by | June 16, 2017 | 08:07

It wouldn't be surprising to see a similar move this summer. Game three looked to end in a victory for the home team which led 111-113 at less than a minute remaining of the game, but a game-changing three-pointer by stellar forward Kevin Durant followed by an unnecessary foul and subsequent free throws as well as a reckless turnover by the Cavs turned the tables to 118-113 to close out the game in favour of Golden State.

by | June 16, 2017 | 08:02

He joins Roger Federer at the top of the chart for most Roland Garros quarterfinal showings in the Open Era (since April 1968). Get prep sports breaking news alerts from the Gwinnett Daily Post staff delivered to your email. Danish 11th seed Caroline Wozniacki knocked off 2009 champion Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russian Federation 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 to reach the last eight for just the second time .

by | June 16, 2017 | 07:48

A decision has not yet been announced, but Curry has made his feelings clear. He averaged 35 points a game as the Golden State Warriors clobbered the Cleveland Cavaliers . "He felt like he needed to reassemble and reassess his career and come here". "When he turned that corner, we became nearly unbeatable". Curry and Durant also heard from former President Barack Obama with congratulations, though Durant said he was most excited that among 200 messages was a text from a high ...

by | June 16, 2017 | 07:46

James Hodgkinson , who has been identified as the shooter of Steve Scalise , protests outside of the United States Post Office in Belleville, Illinois, in this April 2012 image. He sat next to Scalise's bed and spoke with the congressman's family, according to White House press secretary Sean Spicer. The Congressional Baseball Game, a charity event , has been a tradition between the Democrats and Republicans since 1909.

by | June 16, 2017 | 07:37

Arsenal will start the 2017/18 Premier League season with a home game against Leicester, as the fixtures were announced today. Arsenal will be looking to make many new additions to their side this summer as they look to challenge for a place in the Champions League next season.

by | June 16, 2017 | 07:37

They now own a terrible 6.20 ERA as a unit over the last ten games after getting burned in the Bronx. The Orioles can only hope they're relevant in September. "Just a lot of issues with location and stuff", Orioles manager Buck Showalter told MLB .com. "Guess what? There's a game tomorrow, and we've got to be ready for another team".

by | June 16, 2017 | 07:31

And he looks forward to the nice payday. "First of all, if everybody wanted Steph , he would have been the No. 1 pick", Durant said Wednesday of Curry , the No. Steph Curry is not keen on visiting Obama's successor. The NBA champion Golden State Warriors unanimously agreed to skip the customary White House visit, according to reports, although the team hasn't yet commented.

by | June 16, 2017 | 07:23

This was Lewis Hamilton's 6th win in Canada in last 10 races in the city and it is also the best record that he has recorded at all the circuits that he raced in. "I can't think of a better place to do it". Hamilton's win ahead of Bottas, remarkably Mercedes' first one-two this season, allowed the outfit to vault back into the lead of the constructors' standings ahead of their Italian rivals.

by | June 16, 2017 | 07:13

Based on more than 100 contributions from current and former riders and staff, the independent report says a " culture of fear" existed within the team, "good governance was lacking" at British Cycling and Sutton operated within a "power pocket" without real oversight.

by | June 16, 2017 | 07:10

The return of Riley Curry! If you're angry about the Golden State Warriors , you should be angry that a thousand years ago, in another world in the National Basketball Association and another world in sports, the Knicks - who had beaten the Bullets when the Bullets had Earl "The Pearl" Monroe - went out and made a trade for Earl and won with him.

by | June 16, 2017 | 07:04

For LeBron , his former Heat teams were not super teams . James teamed up with All-Stars Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh on the Miami Heat to win his first championship in 2012. As the 2016-17 season draws to a close with Golden State's historic championship run, it's time to stamp this franchise's place in history. On what it felt like to lose to the Warriors in the Finals in five games: "I left everything on the floor every game, all five games".

by | June 16, 2017 | 06:56

Rumman with two Twenty20 Internationals is playing his first One-day worldwide today. Today as well they told us to not think about the match and just play the natural game. But Ahmed wasn't taking anything away from his bowlers' performance on Wednesday. Credit should go to Pakistan . Pakistan , batting second as they will in this match, beat England by four wickets in an ODI at Cardiff past year after chasing down a target of 303.

by | June 16, 2017 | 06:54

In press conference Ostapenko revealed what she thought when she was down: " 'I'm already in the final and I'm playing such a great player as Simona ", the Latvian said. If her style is not quite as simple as "hit it and rip it", there is no question that when Ostapenko sees a ball she thinks she can slap, she does.

by | June 16, 2017 | 06:53

Kaepernick sparked enormous criticism a year ago, including from then-presidential candidate Donald Trump, for kneeling during pregame renditions of the national anthem. "We've all been dealing with it with someone in our family". Kaepernick's best (only) shot at getting a job came from Bennett's team. He also acknowledged that he would've understood if the Seahawks did wind up dealing him.

by | June 16, 2017 | 06:46

The Stanley Cup was loaded into Sidney Crosby's vehicle. All within a calendar year. "I've said all along here that you don't win championships without character", said coach Mike Sullivan , who is 8-for-8 in playoff series. Coming off a 24-save performance in a 6-0 win in Game 5 on Thursday, the 23-year-old closed the Final with a shutout string that spanned 146 minutes and 52 seconds.

by | June 16, 2017 | 06:41

Since Golden State's championship win, reports have been pouring in from various sources that the decision to skip was indeed a team effort although an official statement from the team hasn't been offered. And I just tried to do that, but also be aggressive. "I've got nothing but love and respect for him and I can't wait to compete against him again next season".

by | June 16, 2017 | 06:38

After India , every game was a knockout game, I said to the players to just play your game". Morgan promised that the humbling loss to Pakistan would not change his team's approach as they continue to prepare for the 2019 World Cup.

by | June 16, 2017 | 06:35

According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel , there are only 20 to 25 blimps left in the world. In a tweet, the company stressed that the pilot was expected to be fine. No one else was hurt as the craft went down in a field about a half-mile from the Erin Hills golf course in Erin, Wisconsin. "I was teeing off and I looked up and saw it on fire, and I felt sick to my stomach".

by | June 16, 2017 | 06:30

The defending champs have some work to do this offseason, but here's why they're the hands down favorites to repeat as National Basketball Association champions in 2018. Kevin Durant was named MVP of the Finals and dedicated the award to his mother, who appeared alongside him on the court following the big win. "But obviously as a team we're going to have a conversation".

by | June 16, 2017 | 06:24

Bangladesh and India face off on Thursday for a place in an all-Asian Champions Trophy final against Pakistan which takes place at the Oval on Sunday. [Used pitch in semi-final] It's a test... There wasn't too much wrong. The bowlers were inept, the batsmen were sub-par and the fielding was disgraceful.

by | June 16, 2017 | 06:17

Officers preceded to search Wilder's Cadillac after allegedly smelling marijuana; so say the Tuscaloosa police department . The department says officers got permission to search the auto after smelling marijuana and discovered a small amount inside the vehicle.

by | June 16, 2017 | 06:10

SoftBank Team Japan hit something shortly after leaving its base for the race course. Despite three decades in the sport, the skipper of Great Britain's Land Rover BAR was equally as shocked as onlooking fans when Emirates Team New Zealand capsized in spectacular fashion.