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Sports IPL friendships will count for nothing in Test battle - Jos Buttler
Author: 0 IPL friendships will count for nothing in Test battle - Jos Buttler

England's most successful decade ever was the 1910s, when they won two thirds of their 21 Tests. The test series , which begins at Edgbaston, will conclude India's long tour of England, which included a Twenty20 series win for the visitors and defeat in the one-day global series.

Sports Ohio States Meyer put on leave, investigation opened
Author: 0 Ohio States Meyer put on leave, investigation opened

Early Wednesday, college football reporter Brett McMurphy revealed text messages that point to Meyer's wife knowing about the ongoing alleged abuse , calling into question a statement Meyer made last week. "I said, 'It's bad.' I assume he wanted the information so he could report this back to his client". Charges were never filed. "I was never told about anything, anything never came to light, never had a conversation about it, so I know nothing about that", Meyer claimed.

Sports Anthony Martial issues statement after leaving Manchester United's pre-season tour prematurely
Author: 0 Anthony Martial issues statement after leaving Manchester United's pre-season tour prematurely

My little Swan is fine, for the mum it was harder but thanks to God she's better now. Sorry but my family will always go before everything. But the winger has answered that question himself: he will be back in Manchester tomorrow. And speaking after United's 2-1 win over Madrid last night, Mourinho was reluctant to discuss the situation about Martial. José Mourinho says he has no idea whether Anthony Martial will join up with the Manchester United squad at Carrington later this week or ...

Sports Manchester United holds on to beat Real Madrid 2-1
Author: 0 Manchester United holds on to beat Real Madrid 2-1

The Manchester United boss has had similar meltdowns during both of his spells at Chelsea , and also when at Real Madrid , and is yet to make it into a fourth season at any of his previous clubs, with some at Old Trafford fearing history is repeating itself.

Sports Who are heavyweight duo Joshua and Wilder's biggest threats?
Author: 0 Who are heavyweight duo Joshua and Wilder's biggest threats?

Like Joshua, Whyte would like to fight Wilder but there is no sign the WBC champion is ready to head to the UK. Not even Anthony Joshua managed to do this against Joseph Parker . However, shortly after admitting his feelings towards Whyte, Joshua also gave a specific prediction ahead of Whyte's meeting with Parker, backing his fellow Brit to win by knockout.

Sports Bryce Harper 'glad' Nationals chose not to trade him
Author: 0 Bryce Harper 'glad' Nationals chose not to trade him

David Price allowed one run and struck out five in eight full innings. Harper has been the face of the Washington Nationals franchise since arriving in 2012. Kurkjian reported Washington is looking for a front-line starter as part of a larger package and has spoken to other clubs to assess the market for the 25-year-old.

Sports Leicester to offer Maguire new contract to fend off Manchester United interest
Author: 0 Leicester to offer Maguire new contract to fend off Manchester United interest

Mourinho's position was in stark contrast to England manager Gareth Southgate's much-praised decision to allow Fabian Delph to leave the World Cup finals to be with his wife at the birth of their child. Compounding United's problems, Mourinho revealed Serbian worldwide Nemanja Matic would miss the start of the season after undergoing surgery in Philadelphia to address an undisclosed injury.

Author: 0 Isil claims attack after four U.S. and European cyclists killed in Tajikistan

The tourists, from the United States, Switzerland and the Netherlands, were killed in the Central Asian country on Sunday, the authorities said. The U.S. Ramazon Rakhimzoda said: "During active search operations, the auto that ran into the group of tourists was found". The stab victim, whose nationality was not given, was in a stable condition.

Author: 0 United’s Center-Half Options in the Transfer Market: Toby Alderweireld

Leicester City defender Harry Maguire, Tottenham's Toby Alderweireld , Chelsea star Willian and Inter winger Ivan Perisic have been linked with moves to Old Trafford as United try to dethrone Premier League champions Manchester City . "If it's possible it's possible, if not, it's not". "We start the game with nearly half the players who are not even going to belong to our squad on August 9 [transfer deadline day]".

Author: 0 Tennis John Isner reaches 8th Atlanta Open final

Ebden broke the Cypriot's serve three times to win through to his second tour-level semi-final of the year with the 6-3 6-2 result. With the US Open just a month away, the World No.18 will have to overcome the recurrence of an issue that has plagued him since Queen's past year.

Sports Man United man tells Jose Mourinho he wants to leave this summer
Author: 0 Man United man tells Jose Mourinho he wants to leave this summer

However, Martial still looks likely to move away from the Old Trafford side before the end of the current window after falling out with club's manager Mourinho. "I agree totally with the window closing at the same time as the Premier League starts". A large section of United fans were repulsed by the prospect of street-brawler Mourinho being handed the keys to power at Old Trafford when he took over from Louis van Gaal in the summer of 2016, but guiding the club to two trophies in his first ...

Sports Lewis Hamilton wins the 2018 Hungarian GP
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton wins the 2018 Hungarian GP

When Hamilton returns to the grid at Spa, he will do so with a 24-point title lead over Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel . But in a race effectively decided by Saturday's wet qualifying, when Mercedes locked out the front row of the grid against expectation, Hamilton was never challenged.

Sports Opening new school 'one of the greatest moments' for LeBron
Author: 0 Opening new school 'one of the greatest moments' for LeBron

It will initially open its doors to third and fourth grade students, and will add first and second grade classes in 2019. The I Promise School is the product of almost a decade of work by James' foundation. In a clip from the show that will air on HBO , James was asked about his son by Jon Stewart , the former host of The Daily Show. The Los Angeles Lakers have undergone a complete change of pace in a short 27 days this offseason, all centered around the team's acquisition of LeBron ...

Sports Fosu-Mensah hoping to stay at Manchester United
Author: 0 Fosu-Mensah hoping to stay at Manchester United

The team-mates have received me very well and I'm so thankful for that", Dalot told MUTV . In Michigan on Saturday, Mourinho repeated his demand for two new players to arrive before the transfer deadline on August 9 but said he could have to settle for one or none at all in an apparent dig at executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward .

Author: 0 Sebastian Vettel - Hungary qualifying not a disaster

Vettel took the chequered flag 17.1 seconds behind, after surviving a late collision with Hamilton's teammate Valtteri Bottas who also banged bodywork with Red Bull's Australian Daniel Ricciardo . By lap 45, Hamilton led Bottas by 10 seconds with Vettel a further three seconds adrift and making little impact, despite fresher tyres. "Don't forget, the priority for the team is to win the race and the Teams' championship".

Sports David Luiz wants to stay at Chelsea
Author: 0 David Luiz wants to stay at Chelsea

Bakayoko, a £40million signing for Chelsea last summer, struggled to adapt to the demands of the Premier League but wants to stay in west London. The Brazilian was frozen out by Antonio Conte in the second half of last season following a training-ground argument, and would have nearly certainly been forced to leave Stamford Bridge this summer had the Italian not been sacked and replaced by Sarri earlier this month.

Sports 'It's just overwhelming': Thomas effectively seals his first Tour de France title
Author: 0 'It's just overwhelming': Thomas effectively seals his first Tour de France title

There are a few times she's come, like a year ago and I crashed out. "Legend is over used but I think he's one of the best stage race riders around". Team Sky principal Sir Dave Brailsford said: "We're just pretty emotional". Defending champion Chris Froome is also out of contention for the overall victory but leapfrogged Slovenian Primož Roglič, the victor of yesterday's final mountain stage, into third on the general classification standings after he crossed the line today in second.

Sports Chelsea Superstar Agrees Personal Term With Real Madrid
Author: 0 Chelsea Superstar Agrees Personal Term With Real Madrid

Hazard has been on Real Madrid's radar for a long time now. But, Chelsea have remained determined in their bid to keep retain the player, with Maurizio Sarri insisting that he will hold talks with his unsettled to players to keep them at Stamford Bridge.

Sports How Fiat Chrysler moves on without its iconic CEO Sergio Marchionne
Author: 0 How Fiat Chrysler moves on without its iconic CEO Sergio Marchionne

As detailed in this profile (" Driving Success ") I wrote of Marchionne in 2010, he spent his twenties sweeping up academic credentials (B.Com, MBA) and professional designations (CGA, CA, LL.B). "On Friday, July 20, the company was made aware with no detail by Mr. Marchionne's family of the serious deterioration in Mr. Marchionne's condition and that as a result he would be unable to return to work", a Fiat Chrysler spokesperson said.

Sports David Silva will not renew current contract with Manchester City
Author: 0 David Silva will not renew current contract with Manchester City

He has to come back. "He is now in nearly flawless condition but we didn't want to take a risk today with this pitch because we need the players for the beginning of the season". Guardiola meanwhile said he was relieved no players were injured. Leroy Sane sat the final tour match out, remaining on the bench despite playing during the defeat by Liverpool in New Jersey.

Sports Riders start 'most feared' stage in Tour de France
Author: 0 Riders start 'most feared' stage in Tour de France

The defending champion, whose hopes of winning a fifth title faded when he cracked in the finale of the last 16-km climb up to the Col du Portet, was asked by a police officer to stop, which caused him to crash, Team Sky explained. "I'm sure it will be good to watch, maybe not to race". "I just didn't have the legs". Yellow jersey-bearing Thomas latched onto his wheel immediately as did Primoz Roglic , but four-time Tour victor Froome had no response other than to grit his teeth and ...

Author: 0 Mourinho: Klopp has to deliver after spending spree

Liverpool FC made Alisson Becker the world's most expensive goalkeeper after the Brazil number one moved in a £67m deal from AS Roma . "Jose can say what he wants to say, I can say the same", he said , ahead of their pre-season showdown with United.

Sports Thomas extends his Tour lead, Martin up to eighth
Author: 0 Thomas extends his Tour lead, Martin up to eighth

But yeah, I'm in a great position. "I just hope to recover well, do some good work to heal this thumb with the team physios and try and do the best possible race tomorrow". "I was going at some speed so I came off obviously, but it was just a misunderstanding". "There was still third place up for grabs and I had a little gap ...

Sports C.J. McCollum, Kevin Durant trade daggers in Twitter spat
Author: 0 C.J. McCollum, Kevin Durant trade daggers in Twitter spat

KD: But how'd you play? He know that decision was soft but I respect it. "And people don't like different". McCollum went on to say that there was not a feud between the two. And to officially end the conflict, Durant said this: "This is not East coast, West coast beef". "But things really got heated after the show, when fans took the skirmish to Twitter".

Sports Rangers Trade Cole Hamels To Cubs
Author: 0 Rangers Trade Cole Hamels To Cubs

The Cubs scratched Class-A Myrtle Beach right-hander Rollie Lacy , who could be part of the deal, from his start Thursday evening. "I have not liked him for a long time (as a foe because he was so hard to beat)". At this point, the Cubs just need Hamels to not be Tyler Chatwood . Chatwood walked six batters in the Cubs' 7-6 walk-off win over Arizona on Thursday, giving him 85 walks in 94 innings.

Sports Luke Shaw: ‘I’ve never been out of shape’
Author: 0 Luke Shaw: ‘I’ve never been out of shape’

If you've seen photos of Shaw without his shirt on, you'll quickly realise this comment was very hyperbolic. Inter are keen to sign a full-back this summer and Darmian features prominently on their shortlist of targets, but it is apparent that they are yet to table a compelling enough bid.

Sports Throwback pics: Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta's pre-engagement party
Author: 0 Throwback pics: Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta's pre-engagement party

Madhuri Dixit in a pretty Manish Malhotra sari. Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, Jackie Shroff, Anil Kapoor, cricketer Harbhajan Singh, filmmakers Madhur Bhandarkar and Vidhu Vinod Chopra, lyricist Javed Akhtar were also in attendance . Akash had proposed to Shloka a couple of months ago at a private ceremony in Goa that was attended by both the families. "Desi girl " Priyanka Chopra saw in Red sari with her rumored boyfriend the famous singer Nick Jonas last night to express her wishes to the ...

Author: 0 DeRozan: 'Blessing in disguise' to play for Coach Pop, Spurs

Having first joined the Raptors in 2009, DeRozan had become a fixture of the Raptors organization, becoming an all-star in 2014. But it's clear that the bad blood doesn't extend to DeRozan and Lowry. Just let me know, you know what I mean? "It was what I needed, so it was cool". "What I'll most remember?" "From the fans, to the All-Star [Game] being there, to making the playoffs, to seeing Jurassic Park for the first time".

Sports Why The Cavs Are Signing Kevin Love To A Huge Contract Extension
Author: 0 Why The Cavs Are Signing Kevin Love To A Huge Contract Extension

According to Woj , the Cavaliers arranged an impromptu signing ceremony for Love at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland today, where team employees and arena construction workers would witness Love signing his deal. "But I think in some cases what we lose in identity we will make up but we also have in culture". In his last four seasons with the Timberwolves, Love averaged at least 20 points three times.

Sports Liverpool must ease scoring burden on Salah, Milner says
Author: 0 Liverpool must ease scoring burden on Salah, Milner says

Guardiola fielded a young side, particularly in defence, and says they will have learnt a lot from coming up against such quality. Not sure who was more star struck, Craig or Salah? The arrival of club-record signing Riyad Mahrez adds extra competition to Guardiola's attacking options and even if he was exceptional last season, Sane can not afford to rest on his laurels.

Sports Manchester United Make Harry Maguire Offer
Author: 0 Manchester United Make Harry Maguire Offer

Jose Mourinho's side still face matches with AC Milan , Liverpool and Real Madrid in the United States but it is unclear whether Martial will return to play in any of them. "Thank you Lord for giving me a second handsome child in good health", he wrote. "Enjoy the season, I wish you all the best and happiness". Rebic now plays for Eintracht Frankfurt at club level in the Bundesliga, with no mention of how much they would demand as a fee.

Sports Blue Jays
Author: 0 Blue Jays "Appear Close" To Striking J.A. Happ Swap

The Yankees would send infielder Brandon Drury and minor league outfielder Bill McKinney to the Blue Jays , the person said Thursday, speaking on condition of anonymity because the trade was subject to the teams approving medical records.

Sports Chelsea sign former England goalkeeper Robert Green
Author: 0 Chelsea sign former England goalkeeper Robert Green

The FA Cup winners would be reluctant to lose the Belgian shot stopper for nothing next summer given Chelsea FC have been shrewd operators in the market over the past few seasons. He's solid, you know what you're getting, he's not going to feature a whole lot, even if you go deep in all the competitions Chelsea are in. The goalkeeper also earned 12 caps for England and represented the Three Lions at the 2010 World Cup.

Sports Orioles Agree To Trade Zach Britton To Yankees
Author: 0 Orioles Agree To Trade Zach Britton To Yankees

The No. 1 overall pick in this year's National Football League draft signed his rookie contract with the Cleveland Browns, who believe the quarterback from Oklahoma can lead them back to respectability and more. He has surrendered six earned runs this season, but four of those runs came from a single outing. Britton, however, will be remembered as the best closer in club history.

Sports Premier League Star Confident Of Joining United This Summer
Author: 0 Premier League Star Confident Of Joining United This Summer

Gunners fans will get their first glimpses of new signing Sokratis and Lucas Torreira , who both joined the club this summer. While there are some who are entertaining talk of Jürgen Klopp's side being the best equipped to challenge Manchester City for the 2018/19 Premier League title, there is more being said about the German's spending.

Sports Lakers add veteran Michael Beasley to revamped roster
Author: 0 Lakers add veteran Michael Beasley to revamped roster

Stephenson has a history of clashing with new teammate James , most notably blowing in his ear in 2014 and slapping him in the groin last season. Beasley joins Rajon Rondo , Lance Stephenson and JaVale McGee in Los Angeles' offseason signings around James, who left Cleveland for the Lakers in free agency.

Sports Former DFB president 'deeply saddened' by Ozil situation
Author: 0 Former DFB president 'deeply saddened' by Ozil situation

The Arsenal midfielder also launched a direct attack on the President of the DFB, Reinhard Grindel , in which he said that people with racially discriminative backgrounds should not be allowed to work in football's largest federation in the world that has dual-heritage families.