Champions Trophy 2017, England vs Pakistan

Morgan suggested being asked to play on a pitch used two days previously for Pakistan's final group game, created problems for his side. "I said after the loss to India if we play good cricket , definitely we will win this tournament".

Lewis Hamilton grabs F1 pole from teammate in Baku

Raikkonen qualified third ahead of his Ferrari teammate Sebastian Vettel , the championship leader . The British driver dominated the practice sessions on Baku's street circuit a year ago before clipping the barriers during qualifying and starting the race 10th on the grid, ultimately finishing fifth.

Petra Kvitova wins Birmingham Open to clinch first title since knife attack

Kvitova slipped a set down to the Australian - herself enjoying a fine return to the sport after a time away playing cricket - but roared back to win by taking the decider in convincing fashion . "It was just about one or two points and one or two breaks", said Kvitova. Kvitova next plays fellow Czech and friend since childhood, Safarova, who had her own drama, saving match points for the second time this week.

South Korea's Moon issues strongest comments to date on 'comfort women' deal

Trump has been angered by Moon's insinuations of impropriety and the purported ingratitude of South Koreans, who would be receiving a state-of-the-art defense system against North Korea's recently bolstered missile-launching capacities, and has charged that Seoul owes Washington $1 billion in THAAD expenses.

Murray happy to win ugly against Nishikori

For his part Nishikori has only ever beaten Murray twice but one of those wins came at last year's US Open when Nishikori got home in five sets 1-6 6-4 4-6 6-1 7-5. "I have never seen that", the three-time Grand Slam champion Murray said. "I played well in all the matches here". The Croat, who is playing in the "legends" event at Roland Garros , said of Murray: "He didn't start the year like he wanted and he started to be a little not confident, but he found himself in the right moment.

Best Players Left Exposed In The NHL Expansion Draft

But since teams weren't able to protect everyone they would like, Vegas is going to use that against them and try to swing deals to selecting specific players. The protection lists have been submitted, and the Golden Knights are in their 72-hour window of exclusive free agent negotiation. Make your guesses as to who Vegas will select in our Expansion Draft Pool.

Sonnen says boxing's integrity on the line in super fight

I had to give the people what they want. "If they do what they're supposed to do and make us happy, yeah we'll move", Cube said. The artwork shows Mayweather receiving one of McGregor's famous left-handers and was posted to the Irishman's Instagram account with the message: " I am a filthy Irish animal ".

Justin Thomas shoots 63, trails Brian Harman by 1 at US Open

Thomas' 9-under round broke Johnny Miller's record for lowest score in relation to par. Felt like I had a good feel for the speed of the greens today, hit a lot of good lag putts. Harman was hoping to become the fourth player in succession to convert a 54-hole lead into victory after Henrik Stenson and Jimmy Walker in the last two majors of 2016 and Sergio Garcia in April's Masters.

Floyd Mayweather files for '50-0′ trademarks before Conor McGregor fight

While all of the rumors were swirling about his potential comeback for a fight, whether it would be against McGregor or not, he was filing trademarks with the number "50" left and right, just in case. Mayweather will come off a two-year retirement in a bout that McGregor has been pushing for almost that long. Both men are expected to receive in excess of $100 million for the historic fight, but the terms of the deal have not yet been divulged.

Kohli wishes Indian hockey team ahead of Pakistan HWL clash

On the other hand in hockey, India is now ranked 6th in World Hockey, while Pakistan are 13th. "I have never tried my hand in it but they are pretty good, so they will be fine", Kohli said. Pakistan , after their loss to India , have won all matches. Yet even by their own "unpredictable" standards, Pakistan's transformation since that reverse has been remarkable and on Wednesday they knocked previously unbeaten tournament hosts England out of the competition with a comprehensive ...

MLB Draft: Florida's Mike Rivera selected by Cleveland Indians in sixth round

The Orioles last night selected LHP DL HALL from Valdosta (GA) High School with their first selection as the 21st overall pick of the 2017 First-Year Player Draft. Murphy, a recent Fordham University graduate, was 6-7 for the Rams this spring with a 2.59 ERA. As a junior, Russell still has eligibility remaining and can decide whether to sign with San Francisco or return to UConn for his senior season.

Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor Agree on August 26 Boxing Match

Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao sold a record 4.6 million buys. Hey, I've blown a hundred bucks on much worse things in life, and since this is a very rare expense for me, I'm diving in - even if it is the biggest sham since Rocky vs. And Mayweather hit McGregor in January about his wealth, saying on Instagram : "Before you ask for $25 million, be worth more than $25 million". Porky's grossed over $109 Million in theaters worldwide back in 1981.

Kiwis beat British to reach America's Cup challenger finals

The victor of the first-to-five series will go on to challenge America's Cup holder Oracle Team USA next week. Artemis Racing was a new syndicate four years ago but was devastated by the tragic death of British Olympic star Andrew "Bart" Simpson when its 72-foot catamaran broke apart during a training run in May 2013.

Japan and South Korea stumble on road to 2018 World Cup

Finishing third would only be enough to secure a spot in the play-offs. Having drawn a blank on trips to Iran, Malaysia - to play Syria - and China, Stielike was visibly irked by the visitors' laboured early attempts to test Saad Al Sheeb, Lee Jae-sung's curler finally drawing a first notable save after 21 minutes.

Bale staying put as Ronaldo laps up adulation

The match is set to take place on August 8, four days before the 2017/18 Premier League season is due to kick off. Thanks to Madrid's majestic demolition of the Italian champions at the Principality Stadium, Zidane is the first manager to win successive European Cups since AC Milan's Arrigo Sacchi in 1989 and 1990.

Lonzo Ball: "I Could Beat Jordan 1-on-1 Right Now"

Here's the latest from around the National Basketball Association rumor mill-including the latest sign of the Lakers passing on Ball and a Louisville guard intriguing the Knicks . You can check out the Ball's entire segment below. Instead of playing against any prospects, Ball played two-on-two against some of the Lakers' assistant coaches.

Special number 10 means so much to Nadal

Nadal failed to convert any of the four break points he had in the following game, but drew first blood the next time an opportunity arose to take a 4-2 lead. Wawrinka, the oldest French Open finalist since 1973, shouldn't exactly have been a walkover either. It will help to have Norman in his corner in the final as well.

NZ bat v Bangladesh in Champions Trophy

Bangladesh have dumped New Zealand out of the ICC Champions Trophy in most spectacular fashion as they came back from 33 for four to chase 266 runs, with five wickets in hand. But that was as far as New Zealand's success went. "They outplayed us today". Both New Zealand and Bangladesh have one point after two games, one point behind Australia .

Hicks, Montgomery help lead Yankees past Orioles

He has lost his last three starts and was hit hard by the Yankees on May 30 in Baltimore, allowing five runs and seven hits - three homers - in 2 2/3 innings. There is no timetable for his return. The offensive outburst was no doubt welcomed by manager Joe Girardi , but hardly necessary, considering starting pitcher Luis Severino was atop his game.

Victor Lindelof refuses to talk about potential Manchester United transfer

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho refused to confirm his interest in Lindelof out of respect for Benfica , but it is now clear the deal was already in the works. The post CONFIRMED: Victor Lindelof To Join Manchester United appeared first on . According to Sky Sports, the player is likely to cost United somewhere around £30 million - a reasonable and commendable negotiation job considering the prices prevailing in the present inflated condition of the transfer ...

Senna family clarifies Hamilton helmet gift

Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton smashed the Montreal lap record to claim pole position in qualifying for the 2017 Canadian Grand Prix . Only Michael Schumacher, with 68 poles - and himself a seven-time race victor in Montreal at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve - stands ahead on the all-time list.

Murray sets up Del Potro clash, Kyrgios out

The victory set up a clash with former US Open champion Del Potro, who is still working his way back up the rankings after wrist problems that nearly ended his career. Asked about facing former US Open champion Del Potro as early as the third round, Murray said: "It's a tough match". PARIS (AP) - On a day of upsets on Court Philippe Chatrier, up-and-coming youngster Alexander Zverev lost to Fernando Verdasco when their first-round match resumed at the French Open on Tuesday.

Toto Wolff enjoys idea of Mercedes as the underdogs

Mercedes , winners of the last three drivers' and constructors' titles and 54 of 64 races before the Monaco weekend, have also won half of this season's races but with both of their drivers tasting victory rather than just one. It wasn't clear how the tyre would perform. "I was surprised myself when I came out ahead", Vettel said. "My compliments to the drivers and, once again, the whole team, both those at the track and the individuals that work so hard each and every day back in ...

Underpaid Edelman under contract for $14 million over three years

Edelman has led the Patriots in catches in three of the past four seasons. Edelman, a favorite target for quarterback Tom Brady , had 98 receptions for 1,106 yards last season. In Super Bowl LI, Edelman only had five catches for 87 yards, but one of those five receptions was an unbelievable catch you had to see to believe.

Thad Matta out as basketball coach at Ohio State

Last season was the only time he failed to reach 20 wins in his career. Matta took over as Ohio State's coach in 2004, and has won five Big Ten regular season titles, four Big Ten tournament championships, and played in two NCAA Championship games.

Lewis Hamilton not looking to be Mercedes' No 1 driver

Sebastian Vettel has played down suggestions the Ferrari pit wall orchestrated his victory over teammate Kimi Raikkonen at the Monaco Grand Prix . "We get along well and I can understand Kimi's not totally happy today", he said. "So they are going to be pushing everything to make sure Sebastian will maximise on all of his weekends".

Red Sox to place Eduardo Rodriguez on the disabled list

This injury is nothing new for Rodriguez . Turns out, the tumble Rodriguez took before the game was not so harmless. He slipped and fell on the bullpen mound. He made two rehab starts at Gwinnett. During last nights game, Christian Vasquez said that you could tell Eduardo Rodriguez was off his game, beginning with the loss in velocity.

Summerhays takes advantage of Dufner collapse at Memorial

Summerhays has finished in the top 100 in the FedExCup for each of the past five seasons, and a year ago finished T8 at the U.S. Open and third at the PGA Championship . A train wreck can happen at any moment. "I'd love to have two rounds in the 60s and feel like I've played solid golf going into Memphis and ultimately peak at Erin Hills".

Marlins' Volquez throwing no-hitter through 6 versus Arizona

Justin Bour went 2-for-4 to lead Miami's offense. ST. LOUIS - Adam Wainwright hit a two-run homer off Brandon McCarthy and pitched six innings of four-hit ball, leading St. It was Stanton's 15th homer of the season. - Lorenzo Cain capped a six-run fifth inning with a two-run homer, Jason Hammel settled down after a shaky start and the Kansas City Royals routed the Cleveland Indians 12-5 on Saturday.

Long-time National Football League insider let go — Latest ESPN layoff

Fortunately, Clayton will keep his ESPN radio job in Seattle. The network's National Football League coverage has taken previous blows with the departure of Ed Werder, who'd been with ESPN since 1998, and Trent Dilfer , the Super Bowl-winning quarterback who joined the network as an analyst in 2008.