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Truex Jr. to start at rear of field Sunday after changing engines

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Wallace, the son of a white father and black mother, seemed at ease on the track and off - handling fans, the auto and the media with the confidence of a veteran. In GPPs, you still need to go after the dominator points with at least one of your picks. Wallace just wants to make the most of his time in the 43. Read More »

After nearly missing French Open, Halep could win 1st major

Soon enough, Ostapenko was holding her silver trophy - remember, the first she has ever won on tour - while listening to the Latvian national anthem ring through a Grand Slam stadium after a singles final for the first time. While Ostapenko has been able to hit a ton of winners this tournament, her go for broke style has also produce a truckload of unforced errors , something a top tier player can take advantage of. Read More »

Penguins Win Fifth Stanley Cup Championship

Matt Murray's play was the story of the game. Add an empty netter and it was a 2-0. The trend continued with Pittsburgh winning Game 5 , but Game 6 finally went to the visitors when Patrick Hornqvist scored the game victor with 95 seconds left in regulation. Read More »

With backs to the wall, Cavaliers' Irving at his best

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The Cavaliers rallied from a 3-1 deficit in the best-of-seven series to stun the defending champs in 2016, using a 112-97 win in Game 5 in Oakland as a catalyst. Now back home he expects the Warriors to not just match that level by the Cavs but surpass it. "It happens. It is what it is", said Draymond Green . Read More »

Jelena Ostapenko wins the French Open

This was her second French Open final loss even as Ostapenko became the first person from her country to win a Major. "When I first played on grass I didn't like it, I really didn't understand it", she told a small group of reporters following her shock Paris win as she recalled playing on grass at Roehampton in England as a 15-year-old. Read More »

Patric Hornqvist's Late Game 6 Goal Seals Penguins' Stanley Cup Title

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A Nashville goal would have given the Preds a crucial early lead in a do-or-die Game 6 at home . They were a bend-but-don't-break team until it got down to short strokes, and then they found a way to win. Alas, with Murray strong in net, the game remained scoreless. It was a devastating blow for the Predators, who also had a critical goal disallowed in Game 1. Read More »

Scotland striker Leigh Griffiths 'gutted' after England's last-gasp leveller

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Southgate praised the performance of the industrious Jake Livermore, but can he really be the answer? "There's no one else". England hardly sparkled against an industrious and spirited Scotland side in the Group F qualifier but Southgate believes they showed they have the right personality to get results in testing environments. Read More »

Intensity grows as Warriors on the brink, Cavs on edge

If most or all of the above happens, the Cavaliers will complete one of the greatest comebacks in league history. It has been Cleveland's intention since the National Basketball Association final began to limit Curry's effectiveness, and it becomes even more important when the series resumes here Monday night with Game 5 and the season once again on the line for the Cavaliers . Read More »

Eoin Morgan: England have learned lessons before Champions Trophy

Jonny Bairstow spared England's embarrassment marginally as they were bowled out for just 153 at Lord's after recovering from 20 for six against South Africa . After two excellent performances to wrap up the three-match ODI series , England looked a shadow of themselves as they compiled a dire display against South Africa at Lords. Read More »

Penguins repeat as Stanley Cup champions

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby was awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy on Sunday as the Most Valuable Player of the National Hockey League's Stanley Cup playoffs. Country music star Luke Bryan says he would've rearranged everything for the opportunity to kick off NBC's broadcast of Game 6 in the Stanley Cup Final . Read More »

Roland-Garros : Nadal rejoint Wawrinka en finale

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L'Espagnol, en quête d'un 10e titre sur la terre battue parisienne, n'est resté que 51 minutes sur le court, jusqu'à l'abandon au début du 2e set (6-2, 2-0) de son compatriote Pablo Carreño , touché aux abdominaux. Le tenant du titre, Novak Djokovic , a subi un revers comme on aurait pu difficilement l'imaginer pour celui que l'on considère comme l'un des meilleurs joueurs du circuit. Read More »

Stress test: High-wire Cavs stay alive in NBA Finals

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All the Cavs did was prolong the inevitable, and break up a little history along the way. The team is always going to do what's best for the team. Game 5 will be on June 13 LIVE at 9:00 am with a primetime replay of S+A at 8:00pm of the same day. Read More »

Cavs, Warriors in Game 5 Monday

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Durant started helping the Warriors chip away at a Cavs lead, using two free throws to cut the lead to 31-25 with 3:19 left in the first quarter. The flawless postseason was there for the taking, but they couldn't make history. However, James is taking some comfort in the fact that the Cavs seem to be hitting their stride. "When we're making shots and playing with pace we're a tough team to beat". Read More »

State of Origin: Queensland v New South Wales preview

The once-mighty Queensland fell apart against a young, brash and exciting NSW team. However, given it's a three match series with the home venue swapping each game, two of this season's games take place at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane. Read More »

Cavaliers top Warriors to stay alive in NBA finals

OAKLAND Watching Part II of the Cavaliers-Warriors NBA Finals trilogy last spring, Kyle Korver came to a realization. They were the more aggressive team. But the Cavaliers reverted to plays featuring dribble penetration towards the rim and passes to the corner (the shortest distance from the rim on the three point line) for efficient three-pointers. Read More »

How the Golden State Warriors can bounce back in Game 5

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For the Warriors , Game 5 could be a painful reminder of a year ago. And when the Cavs defeated Golden State 137-116 last time out, it was because they were brutal and unapologetic for it. The All-Star point guard, who made several Golden State defenders look silly with his darting moves, excels when things seem darkest. "Then you add, of course, some chatter in there, and that adds some extra motivation", Irving said. Read More »

Pittsburgh Penguins win Stanley Cup

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Falling right in line with the home ice advantage theme, the Penguins came out swinging for the fences . Bonino's appearance in Pittsburgh's on-ice celebration after the Penguins clinched the title with a 2-0 win in Game 6 was made largely possible by an injection to help tiresome the pain in his leg. Read More »

Cavs rely on survival mentality to extend Finals

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Everything's on hold in the NBA Finals . The Cavaliers will have to play their best game of the series to get back to Cleveland on Thursday night. Kyrie kept Thompson busy on the defensive end and if Smith is hitting his shot, that adds another dimension the Cavaliers didn't have in the first two games of the series. Read More »

Cavs, Warriors Reportedly Won't Face 'Extra Discipline' After Wild Game 4

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They lost game five at home previous year on the way to dropping the series. I don't think we played poorly in Game 3, but they just played better than us and they got that one. Smith with 10 points. In any event, the Cavs are still breathing and it's now the Warriors who may be feeling the pressure after blowing a 3-1 lead last June. Read More »

India thrash South Africa to enter Champions Trophy semi-final in style

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India will meet Bangladesh in the semi-finals in Birmingham on Thursday. Although he is well aware of the criticism that would come with elimination at the group stage, India captain Kohli is remaining upbeat and he called on his players to embrace the high-stakes nature of their showdown with South Africa . Read More »

Defiant De Villiers defends captaincy

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India , disciplined with the bowling and unafraid to tamper with team dynamics by introducing an extra spinner, cashed in gleefully as some moments of madness led to SA losing two wickets in six balls. "It is very hard to sell it on this kind of performance but that is what I believe in". "We believe as a team we are ready and crystal clear when it comes to preparation, when it comes to the role". Read More »

India stroll past South Africa

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The last and important match of the group stage, Pakistan vs Sri Lanka live streaming and cricket score will be available here. Pakistan were also inspired by playing in front of a partisan crowd at Edgbaston, something they have rarely enjoyed since a 2009 terror attack on the Sri Lanka team bus in Lahore led to them playing most of their major matches overseas. Read More »

India vs South Africa ICC Champions Trophy Match 2017

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Perhaps the batsmen were unaware of Hardik Pandya's agility in the field and miscalculated the quick single. However, India's second wicket partnership included form batsman Dhawan and one of the greatest cricket players on the planet, Virat Kohli . Read More »

South Africa implode to leave India as favourites to make semi-finals

Pakistan were also inspired by playing in front of a partisan crowd, something they have rarely enjoyed since a 2009 terror attack on the Sri Lanka team bus in Lahore led to them playing most of their major matches overseas. Though the overhead conditions were conducive for batting, South Africa retreated into their shell from the outset; preferring to play out the early overs instead of capitalising on the power play. Read More »

Britain's May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco

The DUP's social conservatism - it is opposed to same-sex marriage and abortion - has also alarmed some in May's party, particularly Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson, who is gay. I think she will have to go, unfortunately. Last night, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's office said a report that he was lining up a leadership bid was "simply wrong". Read More »

Tharanga banned for Sri Lanka's slow over rate

In the third ODI, South Africa's bowlers, especially Kagiso Rabada, wreaked havoc on England as Eoin Morgan's side were reduced to 20 for 6 after just five overs before being bowled out for 153. All of a sudden, the Proteas had Sri Lanka at 117/4 and with so many overs in the bank for Tahir, they must have felt they were on top. Sri Lanka were 68/1 after 8 overs while the South African scoreboard read 27/0 after 8 overs. Read More »

New Zealand turn screw on the wounded Lions

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However, the 30-year-old didn't feature in the Lions' 22-16 defeat against Super Rugby outfit the Blues in Auckland on Wednesday. Remarkably, the 26-year-old has earned a Lions starting spot before doing so for England, where his 17 caps have all been off the reserves bench. Read More »

Jake Guentzel, Matt Murray lead Penguins to more thievery

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Obviously not Stanley Cup Final games. With his two goals in Game 2 , Guentzel now has 12 in the playoffs, which is just two short of the rookie record set by Dino Ciccarelli of the Minnesota North Stars in 1981. "That being said, we lost the game". Rinne fell to 0-5-0 in five career starts in Pittsburgh and he has never beaten the Penguins anywhere as a starter. Read More »

Cleveland Cavaliers' success starts at the 3-point line

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However, both teams remained composed for the most part, and nobody was tossed from the game . Through three games of his third NBA Finals , Tristan Thompson had been varying degrees of trash (his word) and has been on the receiving end of some trash talk, too. Read More »

Crosby picks up 3 assists, slams Subban's head

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PITTSBURGH (AP ) - The night started with a catfish throw. Sidney Crosby , Penguins: Crosby's effort in Game 5 was as clutch as it gets, temporarily pushing some of his relatively forgettable efforts when the series was in Nashville to the background; 2. Read More »

Longhorns in the NBA Playoffs: The NBA Finals

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The Warriors (67-15) are also hoping to redeem an NBA Finals collapse from last season, losing to the Cavaliers after building a 3-1 lead. Golden State's quest for a championship, an NBA Finals sweep and the first ideal postseason in league history is underway. Read More »