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But Sarfraz Ahmed's squad was in no hurry. During the Champions Trophy , England only made two changes to their team. On a Cardiff ground where they chased more than 300 to beat England in an ODI a year ago, Pakistan completed Wednesday's pursuit with a mammoth 77 balls to spare when Mohammad Hafeez pulled Stokes for four.
  • TV ad rates rocket ahead of India, Pakistan final

    TV ad rates rocket ahead of India, Pakistan final

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    Mortaza said that they knew it would be a hard game but they started well and were not feeling any big-match pressure. Given that Bhuvneshwar Kumar , India's most successful bowler, has taken six wickets so far, it will take something special to stop Hasan from finishing as the leading wicket-taker in a tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day worldwide sides.
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    Day , who had made the cut at every major since the 2012 PGA Championship, followed up his opening round 79 with a 75, leaving the Australian anchored near the bottom of the leaderboard at 10-over. The 47-year-old South African posted a two-under-par 71. "There's definitely a lot of golf to be played". Most weird about this day was that as many amateurs broke par as top 10 players in the world - two apiece.
  • Out-of-sorts McIlroy set to miss the cut

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    He shot 75 and missed the cut. He three-putted on No. 13. He added: "It doesn't matter how good you hit it, if you struggle on the greens, there's nothing you can do". He got a close look at some of Erin Hills' notoriously thick fescue, but he wasn't alone. But Fowler paced the field by playing almost flawless golf by hiting 12 of 14 fairways.
  • Paul Casey survives up-and-down round to take clubhouse lead at US Open

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    Rory Mcilroy , of Ireland, and Jason Day , of Australia, walk on the eighth hole during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament Thursday, June 15, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin , Wis. Casey, who fired a 66 on the first day, began his round on the 10th hole and after a birdie at 11, went bogey, par, triple bogey, bogey to slump to four-over.
  • Del Potro withdraws from Queen's Club tournament with injury

    Del Potro withdraws from Queen's Club tournament with injury

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    If Nadal takes over as No. 1 in July or August, he could have his old rival Roger Federer nipping at his heels by late summer's US Open Series. "But it is just a question of when, how long it takes and what you are willing to do to get back to where you were".
  • Curry, Durant look to keep Warriors rolling

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    However, the Cavaliers battled through injuries to power forward Kevin Love and shooting guard J.R. Smith in time for the NBA Playoffs, and went 12-1 on the way to their third consecutive Eastern Conference Championship. Kevin Durant is a great guy. But that idea fizzled fast when the Warriors opened with a pair of lopsided wins at home , fought back late to steal the next game in Cleveland and then, after dropping their first game of the postseason, closed out the series ...
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    I thought we played well, got better each game, but against good teams you can't give away games like Game 3 at home and then expect to come here and win in a hostile environment. We were the most disciplined team all year, we preached teamwork and togetherness all season, and it's hard to do that with a bunch of egos in the league , and we peaked at the ideal time.
  • Rep. Scalise remains in critical condition after surgery

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    USA lawmakers returned to regular business on Thursday and prepared to play their annual charity baseball game, one day after a man who had expressed anger toward President Donald Trump opened fire on Republican legislators, leaving a senior congressman in critical condition.
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    On Wednesday it was Klay Thompson with 30 points and six threes. Thompson hit four treys in the opening period to help the Warriors finish with a finals-record nine for the period. The Warriors had history at their fingertips when they faced the Cavaliers in the NBA Finals last season. "We learned from our mistakes", Green said.
  • Rickie Fowler equals US Open history with 'stress-free' 65

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    He's tied with Brian Harman , Tommy Fleetwood and Paul Casey . Johnson was hitting it so well that he appeared to be safe even when he was on the cut line. The Englishman won the Masters a year ago for his only PGA Tour victory. The U.S. Open will be played next year at Shinnecock Hills, where Mickelson was in position to win in 1995 and 2004.
  • US Open 2017: Rory McIlroy misses cut for second year

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    Brian Harman, Brooks Koepka (KEHP'-kuh) and Tommy Fleetwood are at 5-under. "Showed up for the last six holes, anyway", he said. Hit greens. Make a few putts. This one he'd rather forget. His drive appeared to sail into the rough. "I can hit it right over their heads". The 23-year-old from San Diego had been having an excellent debut at the Open.