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Shakib to miss first Test against Proteas

Shakib to miss first Test against Proteas Shakib, who is now the number-one ranked allrounder across all three formats, wants a break so he can prolong his career in the longest format. "We haven't yet made any decision regarding his request". His request for the Test break comes amid concerns over player fatigue, as well as criticism that players are prioritising earning money over representing their countries. [Full Article...]

Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami back in Indian cricket team for Australia ODIs

Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami back in Indian cricket team for Australia ODIs Ashwin, now playing county cricket in England, has two more games left in his contract for Worcestershire, and the selectors thought it was prudent to allow him to gain more county exposure ahead of India's five-Test tour of England next summer. [Full Article...]

DeShaun Watson's ankle shouldn't keep him from starting Thursday

DeShaun Watson's ankle shouldn't keep him from starting Thursday The Titans, despite losing to a very good Oakland team at home, can still boast the division's best QB in Marcus Mariota. Instead, the team looked exhausted on both sides of the ball, and the offensive line capitulated, giving up double-digit sacks as the Jaguars tore through it consistently. [Full Article...]

England won't win Ashes unless 'terrible' catching improves: Trevor Bayliss

England won't win Ashes unless 'terrible' catching improves: Trevor Bayliss James Anderson became the first English bowler to 500 Test wickets at Lord's en route to career-best figures of 7-42, with Ben Stokes recording his best of 6-22 in the Windies' first innings. Bayliss does not expect any untried batsmen to be brought in but admits the top order is "not 100 per cent" decided after Mark Stoneman, Dawid Malan and Tom Westley failed to nail down spots. [Full Article...]

National Football League files notice of appeal over Ezekiel Elliott ruling

National Football League files notice of appeal over Ezekiel Elliott ruling Its attempt to appeal the decision with the US 5th Circuit Court of Appeals or Goodell could place Elliott on the commissioner's exempt list, as was the case with Adrian Peterson. He did not - and the courts will not - consider the merits of the domestic violence accusations against Elliott that prompted the league to suspend him for six games. [Full Article...]

Conor McGregor sued by security guard struck by can at press conference

Conor McGregor sued by security guard struck by can at press conference Before they actually get there, the two engaged in a bottle throwing contest at each other during the UFC 202 press conference, to which McGregor was fined $25,000 on to of receiving 25 hours of community service. UFC Champion-turned-boxer Conor McGregor was spotted enjoying some quality time with his partner Dee Devlin, his son and friends in Ibiza weeks after his multi-million dollar fight aga... [Full Article...]

Thomas Muller considered swapping Bayern Munich for Manchester United

Thomas Muller considered swapping Bayern Munich for Manchester United The mood ahead of today's first Champions League match at home to Anderlecht was not helped by Lewandowski telling magazine Der Spiegel that Bayern should spend big to attract more world-class players. "Obviously Robert was irritated by PSG's transfers". And Lewandowski can see that when he looks at his contract. Bayern's head coach Carlo Ancelotti said France winger Franck Ribery is... [Full Article...]

Kane can be Tottenham's Batistuta - Pochettino

Kane can be Tottenham's Batistuta - Pochettino I think I did well, like all the team, so I'm happy. Yes, yes, yes, yes - Batistuta was a killer. However, an excellent 3-0 win at Everton after the global break, during which Kane scored a brace of goals, got Spurs back on track. But that is a stat that must change if they are to make it out of their Champions League group which also features Wednesday's opponents Borussia Dortmund along wi... [Full Article...]

Colorado's US Northern Command aids in Irma relief

Colorado's US Northern Command aids in Irma relief At least 20 people were killed in the Caribbean. The US military was mobilizing thousands of troops and deploying several large ships Friday to aid with evacuations and humanitarian relief from Hurricane Irma , as the Air Force removed scores of planes from the region. [Full Article...]

Gwinnett County Public Schools to close Tuesday due to Tropical Storm Irma

Gwinnett County Public Schools to close Tuesday due to Tropical Storm Irma Amy Phuong, parks and recreation commissioner for the city, says six crews were already handling calls for felled trees around the city on Monday afternoon, as winds and rain began to intensify. 45-60mph sustained winds expected with gusts up to 80mph. 3-5 inches of rainfall expected Monday. Officials will continue to coordinate with state and local officials along with emergency personnel t... [Full Article...]

Chargers open 2017 National Football League season against Broncos -- but do San Diegans care?

Chargers open 2017 National Football League season against Broncos -- but do San Diegans care? The Broncos' inability to run the ball last season - they rushed for 92.8 yards per game - stunted their ability to keep drives going and kept the Broncos out of down-and-distance situations that would have given them the ability to stay away from pass-only options. [Full Article...]

Nadal Breezes For 16th Grand Slam Title

Nadal Breezes For 16th Grand Slam Title The renewed dominance of Federer and Nadal would have been scarcely believable at the end of last season, when injuries put question marks over both of their futures. "I thought I was hitting the ball very well", Anderson said. "This year, since the beginning, has been an emotional year". "Of course I am surprised", said Nadal. [Full Article...]

Jose Mourinho Press Conference Previewing FC Basel UCL Match

Jose Mourinho Press Conference Previewing FC Basel UCL Match Both the goals we scored are proof of this. I don't think Jones and Bailly are better than them, they are the same level. United are vulnerable at the back. According to FiveThirtyEight's Soccer Power Index (SPI), United enter with an 86 percent chance of advancing beyond Group A, while Basel hold just a 12 percent chance of doing so. [Full Article...]

West Ham beats Huddersfield 2-0, gets off mark in EPL

West Ham beats Huddersfield 2-0, gets off mark in EPL Slaven Bilic has confirmed that Diafra Sakho was keen to leave West Ham United during the summer, but believes that the striker still has a part to play in East London. "So I told him "Diafra, you are fit? Sit there, hopefully now you are going to get fit and I am going to help you get focused here". From the recent matches, it seems that Huddersfield Town is in the good form when compared ... [Full Article...]

Chelsea vow action over anti-Semitic songs

Chelsea vow action over anti-Semitic songs The Premier League champions addressed the chant following the win at the King Power Stadium and did so again on Monday. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte was asked about the song and its anti-Semitic content at the post-match press conference but head of communications and public affairs Steve Atkins quickly stepped in. [Full Article...]

How will Liverpool line-up against Sevilla?

How will Liverpool line-up against Sevilla? It will be the Anfield club's first Champions League game since 2014, when they were knocked out in the group stage, while their last appearance in the knockout stage of the competition came back in 2009. "At the moment, there is probably also a difference in talent between the two clubs". The Andalucian side face Liverpool for the first time since defeating the Premier League side 3-1 in th... [Full Article...]

Michael Owen criticises Manchester United's defence following Stoke draw

Michael Owen criticises Manchester United's defence following Stoke draw The Red Devils defender ended up on his backside as Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting headed his, and Stoke's, second of the game at the Bet365 Stadium. Both Phil Jones and Eric Bailly were poor. Manchester United next game is a champions league home match against Basel on September 12. "So I don't know what the stats are, but I'd argue that in general play they played more long balls than we did be... [Full Article...]

Two militants killed in Kulgam gunfight, OGW arrested: Police Nadeem Nadu

Two militants killed in Kulgam gunfight, OGW arrested: Police Nadeem Nadu The youth were martyred during a cordon and search operation, launched by Indian Army in Khudwani area of Kulgam District. While two militants were killed, an OGW identified as Arif Sofi was arrested during the gunfight, police said. "It's a clear message to others who have been lured into all this that if they come, we will receive them with open hearts", IGP Muneer Khan said. [Full Article...]

Mane apologises for 'accidental collision' with Ederson

Mane apologises for 'accidental collision' with Ederson Ederson receives medical attention after Mane's challenge. Mane was given the marching order and Liverpool collapsed to a 5-0 defeat. Ritchie should have gone, too. Their vision and great passing continued to play the strikers through time and again. With two solid starting XI, Man City can look ahead this year. [Full Article...]

Diego Costa moves family to Madrid?

Diego Costa moves family to Madrid? The Sun report that Costa has moved his family to Madrid, opposed to returning to Surrey, as he continues to push for a return to Diego Simeone's side - despite the transfer window being shut. However Fenerbahce instead signed Spurs' struggling striker Vincent Janssen on loan, leaving Costa in a hard situation with his London employers. Antonio Conte reportedly told the Spaniard he was not in h... [Full Article...]


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