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Zaman, Ali heroics helps Pakistan clinch Champions Trophy title

But Amir's very next ball saw Kohli, aiming legside, get a leading edge to point where Shadab Khan made no mistake with the catch. Amir, whose career was almost ended across London by a ban and jail sentence for his involvement in a spot-fixing scan during a 2010 Test at Lord´s, was in superb form after a back spasm forced him out of the semi-final win over England.



Hosts Russia see off New Zealand in opener — FIFA Confederations Cup

Russian Federation went ahead in the first half of the Group A encounter through what was credited as an own goal from New Zealand defender Michael Boxall, and Smolov wrapped up the victory in the 69th minute. "We have all the grounds to believe that everything will be successful and take place on a high level". "I don't know if it played a part or not". Besides New Zealand , Portugal , Mexico , Cameroon, Chile, Australia and Germany have also sent their national teams to participate in ...


Nadal wins his 10th French Open title

Nadal wins his 10th French Open title

Rafael Nadal now trails only Roger Federer , who won Australian Open and opted out of the French Open , in Grand Slam title wins. Wawrinka , bidding for a fourth Grand Slam title, hailed Nadal as an opponent and sportsman. One, because I play against him, and he puts this doubt in your head when you play against him because he's playing so well. Wawrinka, who spent almost five hours more on court than Nadal to reach the final, looked confused and heavy-legged although he did have a ...



Kevin Hart gives props to NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant

This piece has been updated to correct LeBron James' scoring statistics from Game Five. In praising Durant's Finals performance, Barry focused on the fact that the Warriors star averaged 30-plus points in the Finals. Looking back on this season, people will forget that before The Finals, LeBron and company were 12-1 in the postseason. I think that with Kevin Durant playing for the Warriors; tips the scales in any match up.



Long road: Koepka's journey now includes a US Open title

ERIN, Wis. (AP ) - Before their names shared space on the silver U.S. Open trophy, Brooks Koepka and Jordan Spieth were together in a less attractive location. Brian Harman in the final group behind him made back-to-back bogeys and couldn't catch up. He shot under par in all four rounds at Erin Hills golf course.



Yasiel Puig suspended one game for flipping off hecklers

Puig flipped a pair of dirty birds to a group of heckling fans after homering in Tuesday's win at Progressive Field . Tied 2-2 in the eighth, Enrique Hernandez drove a solo home run to right field off Miller that led to a four-run eighth to take the lead and put the game out of reach.