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Sports India Vs Sri Lanka: Rain threatens to wash out T20I in Colombo
Author: 0 India Vs Sri Lanka: Rain threatens to wash out T20I in Colombo

It will be interesting to see what sort of combination India opts for. According to the statistics, the India Cricket team have not played more Twenty 20 worldwide matches in this year, 2017. Because of the rain the players of both teams could not practice. Initially fifth on the list of most runs in T20 internationals, Virat Kohli toppled Afghanistan's Mohammad Shahzad when he added 32 runs to his tally and then overhauled Martin Guptill's 1806 runs as he touched 59 runs to ...

Sports Conte leaves Diego Costa out of Chelsea's Champions League squad
Author: 0 Conte leaves Diego Costa out of Chelsea's Champions League squad

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has only named 21 players in Spurs' Champions League squad but has omitted goal-shy striker Vincent Janssen and injury-hit midfielder Erik Lamela. Hazard has also spoken about Costa's replacement in the attack, Alvaro Morata , adding: "I've never played with him and I'm looking forward to it".

Sports Anderson: Windies decider good Ashes preparation
Author: 0 Anderson: Windies decider good Ashes preparation

Pakistan will also be in England next summer, for two Tests in late May and early June while Australia's limited-overs tour will take place between June 13 and 27. "As a young cricketer who looked up to a lot of the individuals in the team , it was one of the saddest moments in the world", he said. "I felt we started to spiral years before that when the great players were playing".

Author: 0 Kirby Smart on Jacob Eason: 'I hope he's on the trip

The sophomore wasn't able to get comfortable and never found a rhythm. He's a true field general, and at first I was shocked by how fast he picked things up as a freshman, but now he's been doing it so long that I'm not shocked at all. Georgia coaches didn't ask Fromm to throw bombs downfield. However, that will likely change on Saturday since the 6-foot-1 Watkins is better equipped to handle the athleticism of Wims, who stands 6-foot-4 and grabbed three passes against Appalachian State.

Sports Williams edges past Kvitova
Author: 0 Williams edges past Kvitova

Decelerating on a second serve, Williams netted her second double fault to face double break point. "I won the juniors here when I was 16 and dreamed of playing on the real stage", said 25-year-old Vandeweghe, who also made the semi-finals at the Australian Open, beating then world number one Angelique Kerber in the process.

Sports Explaining Le'Veon Bell's roster exemption, Steelers signings 'start' & more
Author: 0 Explaining Le'Veon Bell's roster exemption, Steelers signings 'start' & more

Bell's activation will force the Steelers to release one player now on the roster. Although the Steelers made Bell the focal point of their offense in the second half of the 2016 season, a strategy that carried them on a nine-game winning streak until the AFC championship game, the formula won't necessarily be duplicated when this season opens Sunday in Cleveland.

Author: 0 JD Martinez Goes 4-for-4 in Home Runs, in 1 Game

Martinez is the 18th player to hit four homers in a game. The Diamondbacks are without Paul Goldschmidt for Monday's game against the Dodgers after the All-Star first baseman flew back to Phoenix to get an MRI on his ailing right elbow, the team announced .

Sports US Open Results: Kevin Anderson Reaches Semifinals
Author: 0 US Open Results: Kevin Anderson Reaches Semifinals

American Sam Querrey put on a courageous face after his U.S. Open title dream was ended by South Africa's Kevin Anderson in a quarterfinal which finished just before 2 a.m. Querrey led 5-2 in the first set tiebreaker before Anderson ran off with five consecutive points. The 28th seed defeated the 17th-seeded American 7-6 (7/5), 6-7 (9/11), 6-3, 7-6 (9/7) to set up a clash with Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta , who will also be appearing in his maiden last-four at a major.

Sports Gordon Strachan explains why Scotland's win over Malta had
Author: 0 Gordon Strachan explains why Scotland's win over Malta had "low tempo"

He put his hand up to apologise but I managed to keep my head and the main thing was getting the three points. "He is a frightful b****** but the main thing was getting the three points". "It is a great result from England as well for us". We knew we had to win our game and then just hope they gave us a helping hand. "If we went with the same side I don't think anyone would complain".

Sports Investigation Finds That Red Sox Used Apple Watch To Steal Signs
Author: 0 Investigation Finds That Red Sox Used Apple Watch To Steal Signs

The Red Sox went 1 for 6 (.167) and 3 for 10 (.300) in the following contests. Commissioner Rob Manfred will be tasked with the Yankees' original complaint as well as Boston's counter-complaint. I guess it's not shocking you could have charges and countercharges like this, " Manfred said. In short, the NY Times article claims that the Red Sox have been using their video replay crew to send updates and information to Sox training staff members in the dugout mid-game, and in turn the ...

Sports Bobby Woods Saves the USMNT Against Honduras
Author: 0 Bobby Woods Saves the USMNT Against Honduras

United States of America and Honduras (both 2-3-2) have eight points each, with the U.S. ahead on goal difference, plus-one to Honduras' minus-seven. Bruce Arena looked well on his way to pulling the Yanks out of the muck. With the tie, the USA (2-3-3) remained ahead of Honduras (also 2-3-3) by the slimmest of margins - goal differential - and remained in control of its destiny in the battle for CONCACAF's third and final ticket to next summer's World Cup in Russian Federation.

Sports Hits and Misses from Week 2 Polls
Author: 0 Hits and Misses from Week 2 Polls

UF and Florida State, which is ninth, are the only teams in the coaches' poll with a loss. 1 team again and garnered all but one first-place vote, the lone exception going to No. MI jumped four spots up to No. 8 after pummeling Florida. No. 11 MI was one of those aforementioned slow starters on Saturday, putting themselves behind against a depleted No.

Sports Premier League history: Have bookmakers overreacted to the start of the season?
Author: 0 Premier League history: Have bookmakers overreacted to the start of the season?

Now, under Jose Mourinho's guidance, that's all changed and United's fear factor is back. PSG stunned the football world last month when they agreed to meet the Brazilian star's £198m buyout clause to lure him from Barcelona , shattering the previous world record fee of £89.3m paid by Manchester United for Paul Pogba last summer.

Sports IPL media rights sell for $A3.2 billion
Author: 0 IPL media rights sell for $A3.2 billion

However, the question to be asked is whether it will continue to remain a risk-free property with Star India grabbing the media rights for a mind-boggling Rs 16,348 crore, more than double of what Sony had paid for 10 year media rights.

Sports Conor McGregor Posts Statement On Instagram After Floyd Mayweather Loss
Author: 0 Conor McGregor Posts Statement On Instagram After Floyd Mayweather Loss

But it was actually closer to six weeks. As every boxing purist predicted, Floyd Mayweather Jr defeated Connor McGregor after a technical knockout in round 10 of their boxing match on August 26, 2017. He is now trained by his dad, former two-weight world champion Chris Snr, and veteran coach Ronnie Davies. Mayweather began to show his dominance in round 9.

Sports Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira joins Valencia on loan
Author: 0 Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira joins Valencia on loan

He is yet to make his first-team debut for the Reds but trained with Jose Mourinho's side towards the end of last season and was on the bench for the Premier League games against West Bromwich Albion in April and Crystal Palace in May. "Andreas is already a very good footballer", Mourinho told the official Manchester United website . "I am delighted that I have extended my contract with this great club", he said soon after extending his contract .

Sports Andrew Luck could be out beyond Week 1?
Author: 0 Andrew Luck could be out beyond Week 1?

This was an expected move because had the Colts had not removed the PUP list prior to 4 p.m. on Saturday Luck would have been forced to miss the first six weeks of the regular season. The 2016 third-round pick saw action in three games, completing 34 of 55 passes for 400 yards in those games, and finishing 1-1 in his two starts for New England a year ago during Brady's suspension after backup QB Jimmy Garoppolo got hurt.

Sports 'Will take a hell of an effort to reach Sachin's record'
Author: 0 'Will take a hell of an effort to reach Sachin's record'

Rahane will be the replacement for Shikhar Dhawan . Kohli also has a special liking for wrist spinners and it was evident during the fifth and the final ODI against Sri Lanka in Colombo where the Indian skipper opted to play with two wrist spinners (Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav) in the playing XI - a first in India's 922 ODIs.

Sports Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants killed in encounter in J&K's Baramulla district
Author: 0 Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants killed in encounter in J&K's Baramulla district

Speaking to PTI , the official further informed that the forces were conducting a search operation and this was when the militants opened fire on them. In wake of the encounter, the authorities have made a decision to shut all educational institutes in twin towns of Sopore and Baramula. The bodies of the slain militants were recovered along with two AK 47 with three magazines and one Insas with one magazine, the police said.

Sports FSU quarterback suffers season-ending injury
Author: 0 FSU quarterback suffers season-ending injury

Harris powered through the middle into the end zone on the next play, and a two-point-conversion pass from Jalen Hurts to Calvin Ridley gave the Crimson Tide a 21-7 with 1:41 remaining in the third. Get the app and get the game. Any chance at a miracle comeback by Florida State was erased when Francois appeared to suffer a serious injury to his right leg after a hard (but clean) hit from Alabama safety Ronnie Harrison in the fourth quarter.

Sports VOLS beat GT in Double OT
Author: 0 VOLS beat GT in Double OT

Georgia Tech , playing Tennessee for the first time since 1987, had a 28-14 lead less than two minutes into the fourth quarter and appeared ready to put the Vols away. Joshua Dobbs, Alvin Kamara and Derek Barnett are all in the National Football League, but this new version of Tennessee -"Team 121" as Butch Jones likes to refer to them - shares their heart.

Sports UCLA stuns Aggies with 34-point comeback
Author: 0 UCLA stuns Aggies with 34-point comeback

After Jarrett Johnson forced a Josh Rosen fumble, A&M pushed the lead to 10-3, then forced another fumble - Armani Watts got this one. Coulter said he joked earlier in the day with UCLA friends who attended last year's game at Kyle Field that it was going to be hotter for this year's game, and who would have thought that.

Sports Sunday's NCAAF Game of the Day: West Virginia vs. Virginia Tech
Author: 0 Sunday's NCAAF Game of the Day: West Virginia vs. Virginia Tech

Following an early timeout, Jackson ran for a first down on a 4th and 1, then wasted no time completing a 28-yard pass to Cam Phillips down to the WVU 1. He broke off a 46-yard run that got Tech to the 2-yard line, setting up McMillian's score. Redshirt senior Justin Crawford had another big game, finishing with 106 yards on 13 carries, but failed to reach the end zone again while Gary Jennings Jr.

Sports Wenger: Arsenal Will Bid For Lemar Again; Mbappe Can Be Next Pele
Author: 0 Wenger: Arsenal Will Bid For Lemar Again; Mbappe Can Be Next Pele

Wenger, who claimed there had been interest from Paris St Germain in his services, also confirmed Arsenal had made a £92million bid for Thomas Lemar and that he would launch another attempt to sign the France global. Wenger also had praise for Lemar's former team-mate, Kylian Mbappe who has joined PSG on loan, saying that he has the ability to be as good as Pele.

Sports Diego Schwartzman upsets Marin Cilic to reach US Open round of 16
Author: 0 Diego Schwartzman upsets Marin Cilic to reach US Open round of 16

Open in NY. "It's not just for the tall guys", said Schwartzman, the 29th seed who in 2016 lost in the first round of all four Grand Slams. Cilic, the highest seed in a clear bottom half of the draw, eventually paid the price for his lack of match practice after skipping the U.S.

Sports If you want to become an organ donor tell your family
Author: 0 If you want to become an organ donor tell your family

NHS bosses are putting the deadly shortage down to people being reluctant about talking about donating. Michelle O'Sullivan and Neil Forsyth have backed the NHS campaign to encourage people to talk about their wishes surrounding donation during Organ Donation Week , which starts on Monday.

Sports Froome cedes ground to Nibali in hard stage
Author: 0 Froome cedes ground to Nibali in hard stage

Claiming day-to-day as the main rival of the British, Nibali has whittled away 4 seconds bonus that will allow him to come back at 55 seconds of the red jersey in the general classification. He then overtook Adam Yates , taking the lead in the stage at only five kilometers from the finish in the Sierra Nevada mountains. "With regards to my performance, I am not back to my best form yet following the crash and I am hoping to have a good day during the last week and win a stage".

Sports India look to condemn Sri Lanka to their 3rd ODI series whitewash
Author: 0 India look to condemn Sri Lanka to their 3rd ODI series whitewash

Lanka, who batted first, were bundled out for only 238 as Bhuvneshwar Kumar picked up a fifer. The Indian skipper first put on 99 runs for the third wicket with Manish Pandey (36, 53b, 2×4) to steady the ship and then another 109 for the fourth with Kedar Jadhav (63, 73b, 7×4) to take the visitors to the doorsteps of victory.

Sports Redskins safety Su'a Cravens talked out of retiring
Author: 0 Redskins safety Su'a Cravens talked out of retiring

According to The Post's report, Cravens, in a group text message, informed the defensive backs of his decision to retire. In 2016, his rookie season, Cravens appeared in 11 games and registered 23 tackles, a sack, an interception, and five passes defended.

Sports Russian Federation 2018: Nigeria's Super Eagles shock Cameroon's Indomitable Lions
Author: 0 Russian Federation 2018: Nigeria's Super Eagles shock Cameroon's Indomitable Lions

Before the kick off, Nigeria have a full haul of six points after beating both Zambia and Algeria , while Cameroon trail by four points after drawing both of their games 1-1 against the same opponents. Uganda are top of the group on seven points after yesterday's 1-0 win over Egypt, who are second on six points. Iheanacho, who came in for injured Ighalo, made it 4-0 when he nodded past goalkeeper Fabrice Ondo from Ogenyi Onasi assist in 77th minute.

Sports Highlights of US Open seventh day
Author: 0 Highlights of US Open seventh day

The Spaniard continued her rummaging through the U.S. Open draw on Friday, easing past Rybarikova and eliminating two players from contention from the No.1 ranking in the process. that wasn't really my goal". - Venus Williams advances to the quarter-finals with a 6-3 3-6 6-1 win over Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro. "It means a lot".

Sports Liverpool starlet Woodburn was always going to play for Wales - Coleman
Author: 0 Liverpool starlet Woodburn was always going to play for Wales - Coleman

He said: "I just took it down and tried to shoot and luckily it went in so yeah, I'm over the moon. I do like to do a few shots at the end of training, so thankfully it paid off". " Chris Coleman gave him a chance and he came up trumps". "I've been working with Ben since he was 14 years old and he has an wonderful attitude, he keeps his feet on the ground", the Liverpool legend told the BBC.

Sports Kevin Harvick takes pole for Southern 500 at Darlington
Author: 0 Kevin Harvick takes pole for Southern 500 at Darlington

The Joe Gibbs Racing driver has talent, and he certainly has confidence. Hamlin celebrated his win, while Truex had to settle for eighth. The victory marked the 31st of Hamlin's career. After he retired as a driver, Brian Vickers took over that ride and drove it to the 2003 Xfinity Series championship. He has more time on his hands than he used to, probably.

Sports 3 up, 3 down: Rating the United States' performance against Costa Rica
Author: 0 3 up, 3 down: Rating the United States' performance against Costa Rica

Costa Rica (4-1-2) has 14 points to tie Mexico atop the six-team field with three matches left, pending Mexico's match later Friday vs. Panama . This loss snaps the United States' unbeaten streak of 17 competitive home games vs. The victory, combined with a loss to Mexico last fall, marks the first time the USA has lost two home games in the same qualifying cycle since 1957.

Sports Denis Shapovalov's success comes as no surprise to early opponent
Author: 0 Denis Shapovalov's success comes as no surprise to early opponent

A left-hander from Richmond Hill, Ontario, just north of Toronto, he was leading 3-6, 6-3, 6-3, 1-0 before Edmund abandoned the match. In the last 16 Shapovalov will face Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta , the world No 19, who followed up his victory over Britain's Cameron Norrie by beating Nicolas Mahut 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 to reach the fourth round here for the first time.

Sports Wyoming Punter Completely Whiffs On Punt Attempt
Author: 0 Wyoming Punter Completely Whiffs On Punt Attempt

Had it not been for them, the linebackers would not have been able to get out in space as often as they did against Wyoming . Noah Fant caught two of those TD tosses for the Hawkeyes (1-0), who held the Cowboys (0-1) to just 59 yards rushing on 30 tries and picked off Allen twice.

Sports Cleveland Browns reduce roster to 53
Author: 0 Cleveland Browns reduce roster to 53

They'll cut him a check for $16 million, as well. With the start of the regular season around the corner, Osweiler could latch onto another team in a backup spot in the coming weeks. The Browns and Steelers will open the season September 10 at FirstEnergy Stadium. Saints quarterback Drew Brees didn't play in the preseason opener and the Buccaneers' top two receivers, DeSean Jackson and Mike Evans, sat out the third preseason game.

Sports Browns Release Brock Osweiler
Author: 0 Browns Release Brock Osweiler

Osweiler was traded to Cleveland from Houston last spring and the thought was that he would compete for the starting job along side the other QB's with the Browns. He was given ample opportunity to solidify that standing, but rookie DeShone Kizer jumped him. For next year's draft, the team now holds two first-round picks, three second-rounders, a third-rounder and two more in each of the fourth-, fifth- and sixth rounds.