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Cook dismisses retirement talk heading into 150th Test

Bancroft added that the pressure Anderson applied in the twilight on the third day of the second Test had stymied the normally free-flowing Australian batsmen and made them work for every run. " Shaun Marsh is the only one in the batting order who r...

Stephen Smith: British boxer's ear stitched after loss to Francisco Vargas

The ref stopped the fight and Smith was immediately rushed to hospital. The bout was ended when Smith copped the injury - despite him wanting to go on - and was awarded to Vargas. Boxing matches and ear injuries were famously linked due to a notori...

Florentino Perez on Neymar and Kylian Mbappe Rumours

He said: "Being in Madrid would make it easier to win the Ballon d'Or". Some reports in Spain have even claimed that Real president Florentino Perez recently met the player's father to discuss a potential future move to the Santiago Bernabeu.

Texans QB Tom Savage briefly returns to game after suffering concussion

He appeared to have trouble getting up and seemed dazed, and his hands were visibly shaking. Savage, who's now suffered significant injuries in each of his four National Football League seasons, was checked by Texans team doctors on the sideline,...

Arsene Wenger explains Alexis Sanchez's poor display against Southampton

Having scored just four Premier League goals and contributed three assists, with one coming in the 1-1 draw with Southampton , his output has diminished compared to recent campaigns. Arsenal pressed forward with more goal after the restart, d...

Thibaut Courtois Admits 'Spain Attracts Me' Amid Chelsea Exit Rumours

Real are looking for a new long-term number one to replace Keylor Navas, and with a deal looking extremely unlikely for Manchester United's David de Gea, it looks as if the Spanish giants have turned their attention to Courtois. And now Courtois has ...

West Ham v Chelsea

Pedro and Willian will be threats too as both of them have been influential from the bench in recent weeks. Former West Ham striker Cole, who is now without a club, claimed that Moys should continue to play Adrian instead of Hart rather than wa...

Why LA is Still the Favorite to Trade for Stanton

The Cardinals released a statement saying that they were unable to get Giancarlo Stanton to waive his no-trade clause. In any case, the issue isn't so much that Stanton's contract has 10 years remaining, but that at $295 million, it costs the M...

Virat Kohli grabs second position in Test rankings

Virat Kohli has been rested and Rohit Sharma will captain the side. Cape Town - India's Test team may be on a roll, but they could be up against it when they face the Proteas in South African conditions. I think our fast bowlers will do the damage...

CT senator urges colleagues to reject concealed carry law

But advocates for changing the law say that it eliminates criminal penalties for law-abiding citizens who travel out of state and are unaware that concealed carry permits do not transfer across state lines. Our senior senator pointed out that sta...

Mariners, Angels each get $1 million for Otani from Twins

In exchange, the Twins sent worldwide bonus pool money back to Seattle and Anaheim, $1 million apiece, which could be put towards paying Ohtani. In addition to Pearson, they also acquired catching prospect David Banuelos from the Mariners in exchan...

Simmba First Look: Ranveer Singh as angry Young Cop in Temper Remake

Now, we wonder how similar will Ranveer Singh's Simmba be? This morning Karan Johar took to his Twitter and unveiled the teaser poster of Simmba featuring Ranveer Singh! Sources had earlier told mid-day that Ranveer Singh will be a silent p...

Dhoni back in CSK for 2018 IPL

Bravo, who was part of Gujarat Lions , missed the entire last IPL season in 2017 after failing to recover from injury he suffered during the Big Bash League. The decision was taken during the IPL Governing Council's meeting with the Committee of...

Ronda Rousey Finalizing Deal to Join WWE

The MMA legend's UFC career effectively ended past year after losing to Amanda Nunes in just 48 seconds. Rousey made an appearance in the WWE back at WrestleMania 31 when she teamed up with The Rock to beat up Triple H and Stephanie McMah...

Luke Shaw Made A Great Contribution - Jose Mourinho

And although Gerrard expects the Reds to be more impressive against the bigger clubs, he reckons United might go further thanks to Mourinho's tactical nous. When players are injured, they are injured. Speaking to BT Sport after the game, Mourinho...

Goodell signs contract extension

Although Jones had been claiming that he had several owners in his corner who were also against Goodell's contract, the memo noted that there was a "nearly unanimous consensus" among owners who thought it was a good idea to give Goodell an extension....

NBA ROUND UP: Westbrook leads Thunder past Jazz, Beal scores 51 points

Paul George and Carmelo Anthony are still finding their feet in Oklahoma City and looking for the best ways to mesh with Russell Westbrook on a nightly basis. Down the stretch against the Jazz, though, the Thunder looked for Anthony, as he scored ...

Hornets Coach Steve Clifford takes leave of absence to address health issues

In his place, associate head coach Stephen Silas will serve as the interim. This is Clifford's fifth season with the Hornets . He missed Monday night's game against the Magic because of illness, with Silas telling reporters that Clifford fell ...

Jamie Carragher: 'David Silva is Manchester City's best ever player'

Jose Mourinho's comments came after the Spaniard suggested that David Silva might not play in the derby due to an unspecified "little problem". "For his first Premier League start at centre-back, he handled himself brilliantly", Upson said.

Alabama falls out of top four of playoff rankings

Oklahoma State (9-3), 20. Thus the stage is set for perhaps the most momentous conference championship Saturday ever. It has had to make its mere seven wins against Power Five teams count, and that it has, throttling both Georgia and Alabama, the...

Shop local for the holidays on Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday was started in 2010 by American Express as a way to get consumers frequenting their local businesses. "There are certain things that I know La Crosse downtown shops offer that nowhere else I can get". The idea to sell her ha...

Liverpool Team News: Injuries, suspensions and line-up vs Chelsea

Expect Alvaro Morata to return to the starting XI and partner Eden Hazard in the strike-force. The centre-back remained in Liverpool while the squad were in Seville to undertake sessions and Klopp told the club's official website: "He is good".

World Series Game 6 drew unexpectedly massive ratings, besting even 2016

The Astros had the number one draft pick three years running before the article was published, but only one of the players, Carlos Correa, is playing in the World Series. During Game 3, the Cuban-born Gurriel could be seen pulling on the corners of...

Georgia is first in football rankings — College notes

Is the Big Ten in trouble? Do you believe the committee would turn away these teams if they went 13-0? "There's got to be some sense to that". An impressive win over a struggling Florida Gators team has the Bulldogs coming in at number two on our l...

Tottenham Hotspur forward Harry Kane to miss Manchester United clash

In this list, we take a look at five memorable Tottenham vs Manchester United clashes in Premier League history. "It is so hard to cope with worldwide duty and playing every three days. You will always missed your best striker. Kane has score...

Pune ODI engulfed in corruption scandal

Pune: India were in cruise mode before the three-match ODI series against New Zealand but Virat Kohli's men were given a rude shock by the Kiwis in Mumbai on Sunday. Latham admitted it was important to have a game-plan for spin. Former Indi...

Sam's Grading The Pack Week 7: I Miss The Old Brett

Given the veteran nature of the Packers' offensive line, it wouldn't be that hard to emphasize a quick-hitting ground game that features quicker backs such as Jones and perhaps fellow rookie Devante Mays. To kick-off the next drive, he carried twice ...

Martavis Bryant: Bigger role or I'll leave

There's Ben Roethlisberger on his weekly radio show: "I said, 'Tay, the one thing you haven't done is talk to me". It would be unfair to accuse Bryant of lying before having all of the facts, but the timing certainly raises some red flags.

Jacksonville Jaguars roll into Indianapolis and shut out the Colts 27-0

Blake Bortles surgically shredded the Colts secondary. Seven different Jaguars had at least half a sack on Brissett, with Yannick Ngakoue leading the way with 2.5. When considering Cam Robinson left the game early with an ankle injury, it's ea...

Goodell: NFL not changing anthem policy

The meeting between owners and players ended with no agreement on the thorny issue of protests during "The Star-Spangled Banner", which has bitterly divided the sport and fans of the game. "I think it's certain a step in the right direction", White ...

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Postgame reactions from Lightning's Game 7 loss to the Capitals

Tom Gulitti , NHL .com: "The Capitals overcame a lot to reach this point". With that in mind, we present a stroll down memory lane and a look back at each of Washington's four...

Serena, Sharapova poised for French Open 2018 last-16 duel

Williams has played just four matches on the tour in 2018 and not featured at all since Miami in March. Williams had her first child in September. Ostapenko was unseeded a year ago...

Congress not sure USOC has done enough to prevent sex abuse

It will focus on whether there are adequate safeguards in place to guard against the abuse of young competitors. In fact, members on the panel of USA sports executives did apolo...

Liverpool, Real Madrid set to clash in Champions League title game

Klopp's men swept aside English champions Manchester City in the quarter finals, winning the tie 5-1 over both legs, and their seven goals against Roma over two legs were enough ...

Baltimore Ravens Head Coach Addresses National Anthem Policy

Instead, the league called for a show of owners' hands to test support of the new policy - an unofficial process that is often used, McCarthy said. "It's kind of ironic to me t...

Fred is Red: Manchester United Buy Shakhtar Donetsk Star

The report alleges that Man United are in advanced talks with the Ukrainian side to bring Fred to Old Trafford, and are optimistic that a deal can be officially struck in the n...

Fulham boss ready to use ‘important weapon’ against Aston Villa

The Villans face Fulham in the Championship playoff final on Saturday, and according to The Telegraph , the former England worldwide will consider extending his stay with the...

Zinedine Zidane Not Expecting Surprises From Liverpool

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane believes that there won't be any surprise factor in the Champions League final against Liverpool on Saturday as both sides know each other ...

Sawiris to fast on UEFA Champions League final to support Mo Salah

In a World Cup year, what happens in Russian Federation will play a big part too - it is impossible to imagine Messi not winning a sixth Ballon d'Or should he lead Argentina to ...

Rockets have Warriors on the ropes after Game 5 victory

A 13-year veteran who is one win from his first NBA Finals appearance, Paul reached for his hamstring after missing a runner in the lane with 51.7 seconds left in Game 5 . "If he'...

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1st Test, Day 2: Pakistan Pile On The Agony For England

1st Test, Day 2: Pakistan Pile On The Agony For England

England were hoping to get Pakistan all out on Day 2, but failed to do so as with four batsmen scoring fifty. Pakistan lost Imam-ul-Haq, trapped lbw to Stuart Broad for 4, e...

Monaco GP: Max Verstappen crashes Red Bull in Practice Three

Monaco GP: Max Verstappen crashes Red Bull in Practice Three

Championship leader Lewis Hamilton and closest title rival Sebastian Vettel were third and fourth respectively in the morning before reversing those positions in the afternoo...

Liverpool's Roberto Firmino wants to improve despite prolific season

Liverpool's Roberto Firmino wants to improve despite prolific season

Pete Oliver, managing director for marketing and sales at BT Consumer, said in a statement that overall Champions League viewing numbers are up 47 percent this season. "Althoug...

Arsenal are in talks for the first transfer of Unai Emery era

Arsenal are in talks for the first transfer of Unai Emery era

The Switzerland worldwide , who held "positive" talks with the north London giants on Friday, is out of contract with Juventus and would add experience to an Arsenal defence wh...

Fixed or Not fixed? Leaked video indicate IPL 2018 finalist

Fixed or Not fixed? Leaked video indicate IPL 2018 finalist

Only two matches separate the potential winners from the VIVO IPL 2018 trophy. Khan's 34 runs off 10 balls and 3-19 with the ball proved to be the major factors in helping the ...

Liverpool Get Milner, Can Boost For UCL Final Vs Madrid

Liverpool Get Milner, Can Boost For UCL Final Vs Madrid

Benitez is still revered on the red half of Merseyside after guiding his team to a dramatic penalty shoot-out victory over AC Milan in Istanbul at the end of a game in which his si...

Liverpool: Werner promises Jurgen Klopp transfer funds

Liverpool: Werner promises Jurgen Klopp transfer funds

Real can became the first team since Bayern in 1976 to lift the European Cup three years running, and thereby make it five consecutive titles for Spain. Klopp added the following a...

7 stats explaining how the Cavaliers won Game 6

7 stats explaining how the Cavaliers won Game 6

Catch up on all the top individual performances around the league in the Top Performers series. The Celtics have tied an National Basketball Association record by winning 10 str...

South Korea Responds To Trump's Sudden Cancelation Of Kim Jong Un Summit

South Korea Responds To Trump's Sudden Cancelation Of Kim Jong Un Summit

And evidence was mounting that the meeting in Singapore would amount to little more than a welcome photo-op for North Korea's Kim Jong Un . One view of the withdrawal hold...