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Cubs stop 6-game slide with 3-2 win over Cardinals

The center fielder hit.276 with 13 homers and a.393 on-base percentage in 125 games last season, making the All-Star team for the first time. The Chicago Cubs have been struggling to get and stay above.500 although they are still just a few games out of the NL Central lead.



Durant, Warriors overwhelm Cavs in game 1

Golden State's four turnovers tied an NBA Finals low . As the series shifts to game two on Sunday evening, the Cavs are left with more questions than answers. Late in the fourth quarter, a steal from James by Ian Clark set up a no-look pass from Curry to Durant, who sank a 3-pointer and shook his head in awe of his hot hand.


Cal Thomas column: What price separation from Europe?

Cal Thomas column: What price separation from Europe?

Merkel suggested that Europe's relationship with the USA had shifted significantly following last week's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and G-7 meetings with President Donald Trump that produced disappointing results, saying Saturday that "the times in which we can fully count on others are somewhat over, as I have experienced in the past few days".


Nadal storms into French Open third round

Nadal storms into French Open third round

Meanwhile, fourth seed Rafael Nadal literally demolished Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-0 6-1 6-0. The Spaniard has now won 98 of 100 best-of-five set clay-court matches in his career and has also won 75 of 77 matches at Roland Garros .



Why is failure matter of life and death for us, laments Kohli

From a mind set point of view, it made me realise that you can not do everything in every game. "It was so weird everything that we tried was going against us". "They were the main three factors". Virat Kohli (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni (wk), Kedar Jadhav , Dinesh Karthik (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Hardik Pandya, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami.



Barcelona officially announce Ernesto Valverde as their next manager

In a statement, the club said, " Ernesto Valverde is the new FC Barcelona coach for the next two seasons". Enrique was handed one last chance of glory in charge of his Barcelona side on Saturday as they headed to the Vicente Calderón to take on minnows Deportivo Alavés in the final of the Copa Del Rey.