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India beat Lanka by six wickets, win series 5-0

India beat Lanka by six wickets, win series 5-0 Pant has previously featured in two T20Is against England and West Indies, but was kept out of this tour on account of his poor run for India-A in South Africa, as stated by chief selector MSK Prasad after the team selection. The official Twitter handle of BCCI posted a picture of the ground under covers as it rained in the Sri Lankan capital city. The home side will now be hoping for the reviva... [Full Article...]

La Liga chief accuses Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester City of "financial doping"

La Liga chief accuses Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester City of Despite Tebas' request for City to also be investigated, Uefa confirmed on Tuesday that there is now no open investigation into the club's adherence to FFP. The club source denied to ESPN FC that any such secret agreement had taken place and that City's reduced sanction, after an initial fine of £49m and squad restrictions, resulted from the club proving to the governing body it was now playing ... [Full Article...]

Eden Hazard hopes to see Diego Costa return to Chelsea fold

Eden Hazard hopes to see Diego Costa return to Chelsea fold However, even if Chelsea did plan to bring the Spanish worldwide back into the first XI before January, there is a chance they still wouldn't have included Costa in Champions League action in order to prevent himi becoming cup-tied and clubs being deterred from signing him in the new year. [Full Article...]

'We can beat Wales' says Moldova boss

'We can beat Wales' says Moldova boss Taylor received a two-match ban for his Dublin challenge on Coleman in March which left the Republic of Ireland captain with a double leg fracture. With the hosts threatening an equaliser, Ramsey made it safe in stoppage time, albeit with a big deflection. [Full Article...]

Zambia stun Algeria on road to Russian Federation 2018

Zambia stun Algeria on road to Russian Federation 2018 Mikel has also stated that he is looking forward to another World Cup appearance with the Super Eagles in Russian Federation. Nigeria are on the verge of qualifying for their third straight World Cup but have missed the last two AFCONs since winning the tournament in South Africa in 2013. [Full Article...]

Kansas City Chiefs: Five toughest quarterbacks to face in 2017

Kansas City Chiefs: Five toughest quarterbacks to face in 2017 It is imperative for the Kansas City Chiefs to get Tom Brady and the New England Patriots line in Thursday's National Football League season opener. Like we tell our players, if we brought 20 guys or none, he's going to throw the ball that fast. The offensive line of the Pats will need to watch every single side of Tom Brady , or Thursday could be a very long and brutal evening. [Full Article...]

Owner of Golden Nugget Casinos and Hotels to buy Houston Rockets

Owner of Golden Nugget Casinos and Hotels to buy Houston Rockets Now-former Rockets owner Leslie Alexander surprisingly put the team up for sale earlier this summer. "This is a life-long dream come true", Fertitta , a Galveston, Texas native and Houston resident, said in a release on the team's website. [Full Article...]

Man City may return for Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez in January

Man City may return for Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez in January Sanchez seemed destined for a £60million move to City last month but the transfer collapsed and he must see out the final year of his contract at Arsenal , unless he departs in January. It was not to be, however, as a solitary penalty from Juan Arce saw Chile slip into sixth, one spot behind Argentina, who now reside in the only play-off place. [Full Article...]

He's not signing a contract

He's not signing a contract There have been big victories, awful defeats and, somewhere in between, major signings, with Ozil arriving in north London for a then-club record fee of £42.5m four years ago. You have the technical leader, you have the vocal one, you have the one who doesn't talk but shows it in his desire and how he competes. "We [former players] all feel the same because we're all passionate and we all lo... [Full Article...]

US Open round-up from day nine

US Open round-up from day nine US ninth seed Williams, seeking her third US Open crown, advanced to a Thursday matchup against 83rd-ranked compatriot Sloane Stephens for a spot in Saturday's final. Luckily I found it in a grand slam . Williams has been struggling with serve-especially her second serve-which gives the edge to Kvitova. "I didn't really think that I could come so far". [Full Article...]

Pakistan to play two Tests in England next year

Pakistan to play two Tests in England next year The Men in Blue have already clinched the Test and ODI series, 3-0 and 5-0 respectively and will play the only T20I on Wednesday. "I've got a job to do this week". "I know I am talking about it but I really don't want to think about it". "So to be as close as I am to it is somewhere I didn't expect to be". There's huge confident there. [Full Article...]

Kevin Anderson advances to US Open semi-final

Kevin Anderson advances to US Open semi-final The No. 12 seed beat No. 29 Diego Schwartzman 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 in the first men's quarterfinal. After an early exchange of second-set breaks, Carreno Busta broke to 5-4 and held to claim the set, then broke at love on a double fault to open the third set. [Full Article...]

Isaiah Thomas acknowledges trade in Instagram video

Isaiah Thomas acknowledges trade in Instagram video Thomas had not posted anything to his various social media accounts since August 22, the day the Celtics and Cavaliers first agreed to the swap that sent Kyrie Irving to Boston in exchange for Thomas , Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and a 2018 first-round draft pick (via Brooklyn). [Full Article...]

National Football League tracking Hurricane Irma, could move Tampa Bay at Miami game

National Football League tracking Hurricane Irma, could move Tampa Bay at Miami game Hurricane Irma's looming arrival is already preventing the Miami Dolphins and Florida International from hosting their respective home openers this weekend, with more changes nearly certain to happen in the coming days. "We are monitoring the situation and looking at all options", FIU executive director of sports and entertainment Pete Garcia said. "It would be tough", quarterback Jay Cut... [Full Article...]

Brazil says bribes were paid to bring 2016 Olympics to Rio

Brazil says bribes were paid to bring 2016 Olympics to Rio Nuzman will testify before the Brazilian Federal Police and surrender his passport according to Folha . A warrant has also been issued for businessman Arthur Cesar de Menezes Soares Filho and his assistant Eliane Pereira Cavalcante. "There are several consistent indications that payments have been made in return for the votes of IAAF and International Olympic Committee members over the designat... [Full Article...]

Paul Goldschmidt heads back to Phoenix for MRI on elbow

He's the 16th to do it since 1900 - Scooter Gennett of the Cincinnati Reds hit four straight homers on June 6 against St. Louis. Starlin Castro hit a two-run homer and had three RBIs as the Yanks whipped the Orioles, 7-4. The Padres didn't get a runner into scoring position the whole game and never had two runners on in any inning. Don't start doing something different because we're in a l... [Full Article...]

Luongo misses out on auto World Cup spot

Luongo misses out on auto World Cup spot I took the role to do it a certain way and I'll see it through. 'To be fair it's a mess and the players think we are against them! This is nothing new. We are strapped for cash and this game in this country needs us to qualify for the World Cup all the time. Don't start thinking about things like that - if we've qualified by tonight, then you can start experimenting. [Full Article...]

Boston marathon: Blue Jays-Red Sox go to 19th inning

Boston marathon: Blue Jays-Red Sox go to 19th inning Kendrys Morales hit a solo home run, his 27th of the year, and Teoscar Hernandez drove in the other run for Toronto. Lopez chased Boston starter Rick Porcello out of the game with his two-run shot to right field. The Red Sox never grabbed the lead, as the Blue Jays cruised to a 10-4 victory in Boston. Mookie Betts had an opportunity to make things interesting in the eighth when he cam... [Full Article...]

Querrey satisfied with run despite narrow quarter-final loss

Querrey satisfied with run despite narrow quarter-final loss The US Open quarterfinal match between American Sam Querrey and South Africa's Kevin Anderson Tuesday will be the tallest Grand Slam quarterfinal, semifinal or final in the Open era. Carreno Busta, the first player in any Grand Slam to face four qualifiers, cruised into his first Slam semi-final by ousting Argentine 29th seed Diego Schartzman 6-4, 6-4, 6-2. [Full Article...]

How should Major League Baseball punish the Red Sox for cheating against the Yankees?

How should Major League Baseball punish the Red Sox for cheating against the Yankees? The Red Sox admitted to the commissioner's office that their trainers had received signals from video replay personnel and then relayed that information to some players, according to a report in the New York Times on Tuesday. League investigators confirmed the cheating scheme took place, implicating a Red Sox training staff member looking at his Apple Watch in the dugout before relaying th... [Full Article...]


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