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Jon Lester throws a gem as Cubs beat Giants

Jon Lester throws a gem as Cubs beat Giants

But the Giants lost for the third time in four games after winning eight of 10. A look at what's happening all around the majors today: --- STAY CLASSY, CHICAGO With his Chicago Cubs hovering just over.500, manager Joe Maddon is borrowing inspiration from the Channel 4 news team: new suits! "Just using the whole field".



No Time For 'Slip ups' in Champions Trophy

As far as the mindset was concerned, it made me realise that I can not do everything in every game. "But, as you build up every game and try and gain momentum into the tournament, you start becoming that hot favourite", he added. "Because the tournament is much shorter [than World Cup] and you have got the top eight teams in the world, the competitiveness of the tournament is much higher, right from the word go.


Thiem, Zverev aiming to upset old guard

Thiem, Zverev aiming to upset old guard

Prediction: He'll have tough competition down the stretch, but Rafa will hoist French Open trophy No. 10. "Let's see - maybe just in couple days or after the first two rounds, if I make the first one, then anything can happen", said a cautious Pliskova.



Former F1 driver Sato revels in Indy glory

I had already picked that way to go and there was nowhere else to go to avoid him. Before the battle over the final laps Sato made a daring move on Lap 179, going three wide through Turn 1 and moving from fourth to second. Rookie Ed Jones , born in Dubai, was third, followed by Britain's Max Chilton - who led a race-high 50 laps - Brazil's Tony Kanaan, Colombia's Juan Pablo Montoya and 2016 victor Alexander Rossi of the United States.


Sri Lanka rescuers find bodies as flood deaths pass 140

Sri Lanka rescuers find bodies as flood deaths pass 140

The torrential rains - the worst to hit the country since 2003 - swamped western and southern regions. The meteorology department of Meteorology said there could be heavy rainfalls of above 100 millimetres in central Sri Lanka within the next 36 hours.



Lue says Celtics sans Thomas more hard to defend than Warriors

That didn't happen, and not only did no one on the Celtics step up, but instead it was the Cavs who got a surprise performance, as Deron Williams came off the bench to fire in 14 points in the first half, giving Cleveland a big boost as they jumped out to a 75-57 lead.