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Author: 0 Bangladesh Suffer Woeful Warm-Up for Champions Trophy

England have endured plenty of limited-overs anguish in major tournaments over the years but they have a golden opportunity to claim a first ICC Champions Trophy on home soil. "I still love Pakistan but I love India more now". The key to scoring runs in Champions Trophy could be the patience batsmen display at the outset, for seeing off the new ball will sometimes be the difference between merely decent scores and huge ones.

Author: 0 Lendl not to blame for slump, says Murray

After a troublesome lead-up to this year's Roland Garros , especially when you take his last two years of progression on the surface, Andy Murray nearly looked back to his old self, as he came through his opener, dropping the second set against Andrey Kuznetsov .

Sports Defending champ Muguruza survives Kontaveit scare at French Open
Author: 0 Defending champ Muguruza survives Kontaveit scare at French Open

Garbine Muguruza defeats Francesca Schiavone in her first round match. "She not only came back from all of that, she came back playing well". I got home at 1 a.m., it was hard to sleep. The Spaniard lost to powerful world number 53 Kontaveit at the Stuttgart Open last month and was unable to live with her clean hitting and precision for much of a thrilling contest on Court Philippe Chatrier.

Author: 0 Seeded Kerber loses in first round of French Open

World women's tennis number one Angelique Kerber's nightmare season has hit a new low after being dumped out of the French Open 6-2 6-2 by 40th-ranked Ekaterina Makarova . She faces Japan's world number 94 Kurumi Nara on Sunday. "That's the key to this match", said Kerber, adding that slow movement on clay was to blame for her stunning loss.

Sports 'No Hard Feelings' in Return to Chicago for Chris Sale
Author: 0 'No Hard Feelings' in Return to Chicago for Chris Sale

He was able to get through the fifth without incident, though, and he finished the rough night at 111 pitches. Sale (6-2), who spent his first seven seasons with Chicago , allowed six runs (five earned) on 10 hits in five innings - his shortest, shakiest outing this season.

Sports Why the Cleveland Cavaliers will win the NBA Finals
Author: 0 Why the Cleveland Cavaliers will win the NBA Finals

The 2016 season ended on the night of June 19, and ever since then the Warriors and Cavaliers have been betting favorites to get back here. It comes 10 years after Cleveland's first NBA Finals appearance, when the team was coached by Mike Brown , the Golden State assistant coach who has guided the Warriors in the play-offs due to Warriors coach Steve Kerr having complications following back surgery.

Author: 0 Family affair: Dillon brings iconic No. 3 to victory lane

He recalls his days as a teenager, breaking into the track with buddies and hotwiring golf carts until they were chased off by approaching headlights. "Then when I got the news about saving fuel, I did all that I could from that point and just came up a little bit short". "I knew we could do it, we've just got to do it more consistently".

Sports Vettel leads Ferrari party as Raikkonen chafes
Author: 0 Vettel leads Ferrari party as Raikkonen chafes

Yesterday, we had so much to offer but we got our chance today. Vettel has denied there was anything amiss with Ferrari's decision to pit Raikkonen first, although the Finn was noticeably downbeat after finishing in second place. But he stopped short of saying his disappointment was a result only of the team's overall pit-stop strategy. Button received a 15-place grid penalty after McLaren were forced to make unscheduled power unit changes to the British driver's auto.

Sports Wayne Rooney set to leave Manchester United in the summer
Author: 0 Wayne Rooney set to leave Manchester United in the summer

United beat Ajax 2-0 in Stockholm on Wednesday to win the Europa League for the first time, but the game was overshadowed by the deadly suicide attack on concert-goers at Manchester Arena, which also left dozens injured. "As I promised after the final, I don't care about football for a month". "We always thought that we could win the Europa League ", Mourinho concluded.

Author: 0 Singh leads Langer by a stroke at Senior PGA on Trump course

The 54-year-old Singh is 10 under par for the week on the par 5s at President Donald Trump's 7,100-yard course on the shores of the Potomac River. The two-time Masters Tournament champion went head to head with Vijay Singh in the final round at Trump National Golf Club, and a crucial birdie on the par four 16 hole saw him take a one shot lead with two holes to play.

Sports Courtois blames referee and defensive lapse for Cup defeat
Author: 0 Courtois blames referee and defensive lapse for Cup defeat

Chelsea made a woeful start and were behind after four minutes to Alexis Sanchez's hugely controversial opener but when Diego Costa levelled in the 76th minute it seemed the fates were with the Blues despite playing with 10 men. 'They started slowly and could not pick up their tempo - it took them 29 minutes to have their first shot on target, and right through their team they lacked the intensity that has brought them so much success'.

Author: 0 Did Tiger Woods screw himself by opening his mouth?

Additionally, cops say the rear tail light was also out and there were white scrapes and scuff marks on the rear bumper. Woods had "extremely slow and slurred speech" after being awakened by a Jupiter police officer, who found the auto the golfer was driving stopped in the right lane of the roadway and still running with the right blinker light flashing, the report said.

Author: 0 Why the Warriors will win the NBA Finals

That still may not be the most pleasant option - Love is an important offensive weapon for the team, and it doesn't pay him more than $20 million a year to sit on the bench. You can't go under because it gives LeBron too much room to make a decision-shoot, pass with unimpeded vision, dribble. And the fact he is not making shots at the pace he used to should be very concerning.

Author: 0 LeBron James undaunted by beastly Warriors

Like, am I the reason that they're not that good? They got together again for one day after the 2012 Olympics, although some considered the pairing unusual because James and the Miami Heat defeated Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder for the National Basketball Association championship before the two won gold for Team USA in London.

Sports Players must gang up to weaken the Big Four: Wilander
Author: 0 Players must gang up to weaken the Big Four: Wilander

Playing at Roland Garros for the 20th time, a record in the Open era, Venus Williams also reached the third round after defeating Kurumi Nara of Japan 6-3, 6-1. Defending French Open champion Garbine Muguruza has lost the first set of her second-round match against Anett Kontaveit. "I like to play on big courts".

Sports Gunners set to end speculation and confirm where Arsene Wenger's future lies
Author: 0 Gunners set to end speculation and confirm where Arsene Wenger's future lies

Arsenal said Wenger and chief executive Ivan Gazidis had conducted "a full review of our on and off-the-pitch activities" to identify areas for improvement in view of a title challenge. "Wenger in" - can Arsene write a new chapter into Arsenal's history? And Wenger hinted that there will be a number of new signings at The Emirates as he gave his first interview since signing his contract.

Sports Irving, James lead the way as Cavs down Celtics
Author: 0 Irving, James lead the way as Cavs down Celtics

James began making his presence known early and did a bit of everything. They played a helluva game and they took it to us and we weren't able to stop the runs that they made, the momentum that they (built)."I feel like we're humble enough to know we haven't played well at home", he said ."I told our guys: 'We made a lot of great strides, but this pain is part of the path to what we ultimately want to be, '" he said.