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Steve Smith ton helps set huge target for India

Australia's last trip to India came in 2013 and ended in a disaster as they lost 4-0. O'Keefe thus became the most successful Australian bowler in a Test while playing in India , and he will cherish this record for time to come. India will look ...

Steven Adams gets help as OKC Thunder acquire Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott

His contract with the Bulls expired after this season. What does this mean for the Bulls? They find themselves in a similar position as they did last season, although wins over contenders in Toronto and Boston have produced some optimism for the ...

76ers deal Noel to Dallas Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks have acquired Philadelphia 76ers center Nerlens Noel in a trade. Financially, the deal makes sense for Philadelphia. I actually think Justin Anderson is nearly as good a player as Harrison Barnes . Let me know your thoughts....

Rockets to face Pelicans with DeMarcus Cousins

As we've seen with San Antonio, Golden State, and the Heat during the LeBron era, highly-regarded veterans are going to leave money on the table to join the Pelicans' two enormous superstars. We really run the floor, we try to shoot as many 3s as pos...

India vs Australia 2017 Preview: In Pune's debut, India to test Australia

At home they are utterly dominant. There could be the odd Test where they could give the opposition spinners a chance, but it was clear it would take something special to beat India at home. "There are balls that are going to hit the rough and go d...

NBA All-Star Game: West pulls away for 192-182 win

A couple took the game very seriously and made every effort to take home the coveted MVP award. From top to bottom, wire-to-wire, this was a great showing by all of the league's premier players, highlighted by Davis' 52-point outburst that broke W...

Hometown hero Davis lifts West over East in All-Star Game

Westbrook tallied 41 points as he was reunited for one night with Durant, who is in his first season with the Golden State Warriors after leaving the Thunder. Kerr said that set the West up for the rest of the night. It's so good that I have to embed...

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Rafael Nadal clinches record 10th French Open title

With the victory, Nadal now has 15 Grand Slam titles, one more than Pete Sampras and behind only rival Roger Federer on the all-time list. He claimed a second break moments...

76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft

Teams chasing those two squads may make up ground quickest with a veteran player they can only get through free agency or a trade, so that may have to wait until July. The 76ers wo...

FIFA warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup

The Russian team played an overwhelming advantage throughout the match, creating a huge number of unsafe moments. Russian Federation remained composed against New Zealand in ...

Beavers' streak at 23; Harrison slam fuels 13-1 win over LSU

On the base paths, LSU was hurt by its own poor choices and by a missed call on the umpires. In what we thought was going to be a close , tight game, top-seeded Oregon State...

Portugal and Mexico draw 2-2 in Confederations Cup

He was disappointed with the scoreline and urged his teammates to win the next game of the group. "Tomorrow we have a very important game with Russia", Santos said with a pained ...

Golden State Warriors championship parade set for Thursday in Oakland

Now, you may say: "So what?" "I can't believe it, but I have to", Durant said recently of where he is after a decade. Yes, they drafted wisely and built soundly. Just like he did...

Injured Frankie Dettori pulls out of Royal Ascot with arm injury

It's the most special five days, there are richer meetings but nowhere else has the history or the tradition. Strike The Tiger was running in the concluding Windsor Castle Stakes...

Zach Johnson making an early move at Erin Hills

This isn't like most Opens. The Offaly man posted a disappointing 74, which saw last year's runner-up move from one under to one over at the end of the second round. On every h...

US Open at a glance

Four others are within three shots as the third round winds down. Brain Harman has a one-shot lead at 12 under. Then he had a run of three birdies. Matsuyama, the world number ...

US Open filled with limitless possibilities, few stars

He said he'll play a lot and work on his putting in advance of the British Open at Royal Birkdale next month. "If you look at this golf course and you talk to me, Jason or Rory, ...

Special Reports

India wary of rejuvenated Pakistan: Kohli

India , however, does have an upper hand since Pakistan usually is on the losing side against India in ICC tournaments . Pakistan's fielding and catching was exceptional...

An early US Open departure for Day and McIlroy

Koepka , a power-hitting U.S. Ryder Cup team member, said, "I'm pretty chill anyway". "I hope the moment will come as soon as possible". I guess I've just kind of always been tha...

Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows

No one took advantage of Erin Hills like Fowler. Okay, the former Masters champion's 72 surely wasn't quite what he had in mind before teeing-off, but it could have been so much ...

Penguins' Stanley Cup victory parade will be held Wednesday

Kunitz opened the show with the first goal of the game, and then won it in double overtime when he took a pass from Crosby and knuckled his shot past Craig Anderson to send the P...

Golden State Warriors Get The Best Of The NBA's First Finals Trilogy

Kerr's team set an National Basketball Association record for regular-season wins with 73 last season and returned to the Finals, but lost to Cleveland in seven games. On Wednesda...

Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit

They get to celebrate Curry , Klay Thompson, coach Steve Kerr , and Finals MVP Kevin Durant , who unlike the others will be in his first championship parade. "They want to tal...

Sarfraz happy to 'prove critics wrong' after historic win

Pakistan will now play the victor of Thursday's second semi between India or Bangladesh in Sunday's final at the Oval. Earlier, Pakistan bowlers led by Hasan Ali put up a...

Johnson on course, opens with a par

Dustin Johnson will start as favourite when the 117th US Open tees off here on Thursday, with forecasted rain expected to boost the world number one's big-hitting game at the ...

McGregor prohibited from elbowing, kicking Mayweather during fight

After the August 26 bout at the T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas , the talking point will revolve around the payouts, more than the quality of the 12-round fight. While some media outl...