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Pressure is on India not Bangladesh: Ashraful, Bashar

India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to field against Bangladesh in a Champions Trophy semi-final at Edgbaston on Thursday. When quizzed ...


Premier League stars falter as England lose to France

To that end, another friendly has been pencilled in against Germany for November, although it has yet to be confirmed. Last night, his first came inside nine mi...


Phil Mickelson out of the US Open

Mickelson had stayed in the field till the last moment in the hope of a potential lengthy weather delay but with clear skies greeting Erin, Wisconsin Thursday m...


LeBron James In Play To Leave Cleveland Again In 2018

James signed a two-plus-one deal in 2016. Hear us out, then come back and tell us who got it right - Jalen Rose (and me) or Doug. The Lakers could very well b...


Manchester United miss out as Antoine Griezmann commits to Atletico Madrid

Antoine Griezmann has dropped another hint over his future that appears to bode well for Atletico Madrid . France global Griezmann was reported to have told...


'Amazing' Nadal better than ever, says Wawrinka

He moved through the French Open , losing fewer games than he has ever lost before a final, and he also beat the only player who has beaten him on clay this ...


LeBron James will not play 3-on-3 basketball in Olympics

The comments don't come as a surprise - chances are James won't be playing full court for Team USA either in 2020, having skipped the 2016 games in Rio after wi...


Lions acquire OT Robinson from Rams and sign OT Kouandjio

The Rams will recieve the Lions 2018 sixth-round draft pick. Prior to shipping him out of town on Thursday morning, the Rams attempted to shift Robinson aro...


Golden State Warriors championship parade set for Thursday in Oakland

Fans of the Golden State Warriors will celebrate their team's victory at a parade in downtown Oakland starting Thursday morning, according to the National Bas...


Nah Son: Golden State Warriors Reportedly Skip White House Visit

But a Durant dunk about four minutes into the second sent the sold-out hometown crowd into a frenzy. They led at the half by 11. And while salaries have explode...


Warriors claim they haven't decided whether to go to the White House

Amid multiple reports that the new National Basketball Association champions have decided not to participate in the traditional visit to the White House, the ...


Stephen Curry's 2nd NBA championship puts him in rare company

While the whole world is talking about the ring and the Warriors second title, we will mention the person who is responsible for it. A fabulous first one with...


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

While neither Karolina Pliskova nor Simona Halep has won a major, both have reached a final. The last woman to win her first title in a Grand Slam event...


De Villiers to lead South Africa in T20 series v England

South Africa will hand the captaincy reins back to AB de Villiers for their T20 global series against England with regular skipper Faf du Plessis and a host o...


Champions Trophy semifinal: India elect to field against Bangladesh

Can Bangladesh pull off the ultimate upset and play spoilsport in the epic made-for-TV grand India vs Pakistan finale? But then lost to Sri Lanka. "I'm su...


Warriors to decide on White House visit 'when and if necessary'

Finals MVP Durant - who swapped the Oklahoma City Thunder for the Warriors in search of an elusive championship - has a player option for 2017-18, while star...


NBA Champion Golden State Warriors Won't Visit the White House

Earlier, Warriors co-owner Joe Lacob insisted the champions will fight tooth and nail to keep Curry and Durant. "You don't want anybody to have to sacrifice i...


England lose to 10-man France

However, they failed to dominate the ball, often finding themselves overrun and in the end there was an air of inevitability about Ousmane Dembele's 78th minu...


Kevin Durant In High Spirit After NBA Finals Win

From the Hakeem Olajuwon-Charles Barkley-Scottie Pippen Rockets of the '90s, to the LeBron James-Dwyane Wade-Chris Bosh Heat of recent years, superstars coming ...


Champion Golden State Warriors To Opt Out Of White House Visit

Let's not forget, Warriors coach Steve Kerr went on record calling Trump a "blowhard" who is "ill-suited" to be president. "From this point on, I think ...


Pakistan crush England by 8 wickets to reach Champions Trophy final

The toss news and other details will follow. There has only been one 300+ score at Edgbaston this tournament and that was by India , in a game where they t...


NBA Champions Unanimously Decide to Skip White House Visit

Sports works as entertainment in part because of unpredictability and competition, and both aspects were taken away from this season the moment last summer when...


Pakistan Semi-final win in pictures

Then Hasan came in, and he took wicket. Asked how self-belief had been restored following a defeat by India greeted with widespread condemnation back home, ...


Penguins thrash Predators, take control of Stanley Cup Final

Crosby, who has 57 playoff goals, entered Game Five three points shy of tying Islanders defenseman Denis Potvin for 19th place. Yet the goalie and the Predato...


Mickelson officially withdraws from US Open

Open starting later on Thursday in Wisconsin because he is attending his daughter's high school graduation in southern California. He was replaced in the fi...