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US Lawmaker Steve Scalise Improving After Baseball Field Shooting

House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise was the only congressman injured in the shooting . Scalise had surgery on Thursday that a MedStar Washington Hospital Center statement said was related to his internal injuries and a broken bone in his leg.


India Beat Pakistan by 124 Runs, Man of the Match Yuvaraj Singh

India Beat Pakistan by 124 Runs, Man of the Match Yuvaraj Singh

None of the batsmen had the temperament to build a partnership. He scored 33 off 43 balls with two hits to the fence. Yadav finished things off with two wickets in three balls by removing Mohammed Amir for nine and Hasan for a duck to earn the Indians a massive win by 124 runs as they bowled their rivals out for 164 to get off to a ideal start in the tournament.


I'm devastated to miss out on England's shot at success: Woakes

I'm devastated to miss out on England's shot at success: Woakes

As with his fellow Yorkshire seamer Ryan Sidebottom before him - in England's 2010 ICC World Twenty20 campaign, their sole tournament victory to date in a global event - this summer's Champions Trophy may prove the culmination of an admirably resilient career.



Portugal hoping Ronaldo can continue his good form in Russia

Cedric Soares and Pepe, who had been practicing separately because they were not fully fit, joined the rest of Portugal's group in Thursday's session at Rubin Kazan's training grounds. They might lack popularity in the wider soccer world, but the Confederations Cup will treat fans to top-level competition when the likes of Portugal, Mexico, Germany and Chile play in the ensuing days.


Tigers' Victor Martinez released from hospital, will remain in Detroit for monitoring

Tigers' Victor Martinez released from hospital, will remain in Detroit for monitoring

Brad Ausmus suggested that Martinez could be hospitalized for another night for tests and observation. With Martinez on the DL, Ausmus elected to use Miguel Cabrera in the DH spot in Friday's 13-4 victory over the Rays. The five-time All-Star will remain on the 10-day disabled list, and as Beck noted above, will be monitored over the next 10 days. Martinez, who first joined the Tigers in 2011, was the runner-up for the AL MVP in 2014.