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Rain plays spoilsport as tri-series opener ends in no result

Ireland captain William Porterfield was pleased with his side's early bowling as they took advantage of the green pitch, having won the toss under overcast skies. Chase bowled three of the wides but when he was on target, he was a constant threat to the batsmen, a class above anything Bangladesh faced from the Ireland Wolves attack at Stormont on Wednesday.



Diamondbacks' Iannetta hit in face with 93 mph fastball

On the 95th pitch of the night, Polanco finally broke it open for the Pirates, hitting the ball to nearly the same spot, just fair, for a home run. Iannetta, who is in his 12th Major League Baseball season, is hitting.220 this season with three home runs and six RBIs.


Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo: We knew a goal would kill Atletico Madrid

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo: We knew a goal would kill Atletico Madrid

However, Isco's first goal of the Champions League this season in the 42nd minute handed Zidane's side a crucial away goal and a place in the summit showdown. "If there's the slightest chance, we have to take six points". Madrid sit second to Barcelona in LaLiga due to an inferior head-to-head record, but Zidane's side possess a game in hand which they play against Celta Vigo on Wednesday.


McLaren chassis could be third-best in F1 - Alonso

McLaren chassis could be third-best in F1 - Alonso

Despite an interruption due to a red flag to clear debris out on track, Stoffel completed 36 laps without any issues, and once again finished the session in P13. Friday was a hard day also with another failure so you know, it's not that you go tomorrow and you are 100 per cent confident but I'm pretty sure that we keep learning with the things which are happening to the auto so at least I have a good feeling for tomorrow.



Warriors, Spurs series filled with familiar story lines

He didn't take his first shot until halfway through the second quarter; by then, Houston was already trailing by 21. They had a 24% offensive rebounding ratio during the regular season. Trevor Ariza led Houston with 20 points on a night when MVP hopeful Harden capped his stellar season by tying a season low with 10 points on 2-of-11 shooting before fouling out with 3:15 left.