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Virat Kohli Or Steve Smith? Michael Clarke Picks His Favourite ODI Batsman

Virat Kohli Or Steve Smith? Michael Clarke Picks His Favourite ODI Batsman

Kohli became the fastest batsman in the history of the game to reach 30 ODI centuries, after only 194 matches, with the India skipper averaging more than 55 runs per innings. With 2019 World Cup being considered as the next holy grail, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), national selectors, captain Kohli and coach Ravi Shastri are now on an experimental spree to try out different combinations. Read More

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ESPN's Jemele Hill: Trump Is A 'White Supremacist' And Unfit For Office

ESPN's Jemele Hill: Trump Is A 'White Supremacist' And Unfit For Office

She might soon get a reminder if she doesn't realize ESPN is a sports network, not a political network. ESPN responded with a brief statement shared on Twitter that distanced Hill's comments from the network. There's been a substantial backlash to the backlash, with Hill's supporters saying she described Trump accurately, and should not be reprimanded for having done so. Read More

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Borussia Dortmund match 'like a final' for Tottenham, says Mauricio Pochettino

Borussia Dortmund match 'like a final' for Tottenham, says Mauricio Pochettino

Borussia Dortmund will be without Marc Bartra for their Champions League match against Tottenham. "It's true that in theory Real Madrid first, then Dortmund, Tottenham and Apoel to compete to be second". Previously we played in the Europa League, for 98 or 99 percent of the players, and for myself too. Pochettino hopes Tottenham's players can block out all talk of a Wembley curse and show they have learnt from last year's harsh Champions League lessons. Read More

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Brewers Ace Jimmy Nelson Out For Remainder of Season

Considering the Brewers were being built to win in another year or two more so than right now, they can't afford to be down a man at any position for the stretch run. In his career, Hendricks is 6-3 with a 2.74 ERA and 68 strikeouts against Milwaukee. Josh Hader is a former starter in the minor leagues, and while he has been tagged with a couple of losses in recent weeks, he's an option to pick up a couple of extra outs throughout the course of a few games. Read More

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Top seed Karolina Pliskova needs just 47 minutes to make U.S. quarters

Top seed Karolina Pliskova needs just 47 minutes to make U.S. quarters

Against an undoubtedly tricky opponent capable of playing well above her unseeded status, this was an impressive performance from Vandeweghe, who successfully backed up her win over Agnieszka Radwanska with 16 winners and six aces today. Pliskova said: "Today I was much better". Now comes a set of quarterfinals with fewer of the usuals than usual, and with No. 1 Rafael Nadal already booked after his 6-2, 6-4, 6-1 trouncing of Alexandr Dolgopolov on Monday. Read More

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Colombia's Lopez marks 2nd victory in Vuelta a España

Colombia's Lopez marks 2nd victory in Vuelta a España

Lopez, who claimed his first Grand Tour win in Wednesday's 11th stage, broke clear in the final five kilometres to win the mountainous 129.4km climb from Alcala la Real to the Sierra Nevada at 2,500m above sea level in 3hr 34min 51sec. "The Vuelta is not over and we will go forward step by step". After my first victory I was keeping fresh to try again today. The three-time Vuelta victor, riding in his last race before retirement, launched his attack early with 26.5km remaining in the 129.4km ... Read More

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Spurs sign Fernando Llorente from right underneath Chelsea's nose

Spurs sign Fernando Llorente from right underneath Chelsea's nose

It is said that 24-time Spain global Llorente will put pen to paper on a two-year deal with Mauricio Pochettino's side, as well as the option of a third year. However, with Tottenham now involved, the race for Llorente will go down to the wire on the transfer deadline day. Meanwhile, the Swans are set to sign their former player Wilfried Bony in a £12m deal from Manchester City . Read More

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Chelsea agree deal for Torino defender Davide Zappacosta

Chelsea agree deal for Torino defender Davide Zappacosta

Chelsea have announced the completed transfer of Italian defender Davide Zappacosta from Torino in a reported £23million deadline day move. The deal has now been completed and he is a Chelsea player. The Italian connection is clear in the Zappacosta deal as it was Antonio Conte who gave the full-back his debut for Italy in 2016. Competition for Victor Moses in the right wing-back role was identified as a priority and after missing out on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to Liverpool , ... Read More

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Seahawks acquire DE Richardson from Jets

Seahawks acquire DE Richardson from Jets

Richardson, 26, was often embroiled in controversy during his four-year tenure with the Jets. Sheldon Richardson's tumultuous tenure with the New York Jets is over. Kearse, 27, has been a starter for the Seahawks since 2014 but is coming off a down season in which he caught 41 passes for 510 yards and one touchdown. Read More

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Detroit Tigers trade OF Justin Upton

Detroit Tigers trade OF Justin Upton

The Los Angeles Angels think they have a shot to grab one of the AL wild-card spots and they're betting Justin Upton can help get them there. Thursday is the final day that Major League Baseball teams can complete waiver trades and have the players available to play in the postseason. Read More

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Injury Rules Akpeyi Out Of Cameroun Clash, Ezenwa To Start In Goal

Injury Rules Akpeyi Out Of Cameroun Clash, Ezenwa To Start In Goal

The South Africa based goalkeeper was in goal in the November 2016, 3-1 World Cup qualifier win over Algeria, a victory which ensured the Super Eagles team top the group B table with 6 points. Before the training session, coach Hugo Broos said he is targeting just four points from the double header against Nigeria. We already have six points; all players are in high spirit. Read More

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Defending champ Kerber falls at US Open

Defending champ Kerber falls at US Open

Obviously before every first-round match I'm a little bit nervous, but especially at a grand slam and especially to defend so many points here from the final previous year. - Romania's Sorana Cirstea, one of just nine winners on Tuesday at a rainy, chilly US Open . Osaka, just 19, could sympathize based on her own experience. Read More

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Yankees' Sanchez suspended 4 games, Romine gets 2 for brawl

Veteran all-star slugger Cabrera squared off with Romine at home plate in the most dramatic fight of the day, was annoyed that 6-foot-7, 282-pound Yankees player Aaron Judge was not punished. The Detroit offense managed eight hits with Nicholas Castellanos leaving the yard twice and driving in three while Ian Kinsler recorded an RBI. "Fortunately for me I know where my pitches are going, and I hit a guy in the leg today to take care of my teammates and protect them". Read More

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Nick Kyrgios ousts Nadal

Nick Kyrgios ousts Nadal

Despite his semifinal loss, Rafael Nadal will return to No. 1 in the Emirates ATP Rankings on Monday. Kyrgios , who ousted Monday's new world number one Rafael Nadal in the quarter-finals, has not won an ATP title since taking his third a year ago in Tokyo. Read More

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Solider Field among sites considered for 2026 World Cup bid

Solider Field among sites considered for 2026 World Cup bid

Within the United States, 37 stadiums within 34 cities are being considered, including stadiums in Atlanta, Boston, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles , Miami, New Orleans, New York City, San Francisco, and Seattle. On the list were nine Canadian facilities, including Regina's Mosaic Stadium. Ahead of the 1994 World Cup in the USA, it was decided that either the Superdome or Detroit's Pontiac Silverdome would be the first indoor venue to ever host a World Cup match. Read More

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Pochettino admits red card 'made the difference' for Spurs

Pochettino admits red card 'made the difference' for Spurs

Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed on their official website that four first-team players are set to sit out of the club's 2017-18 Premier League opening fixture against Newcastle United on Sunday. Dele Alli bagged the opener, on the stretch, the midfielder put the ball into the back of the net with an hour played. Nine minutes later, Eriksen ran into the area but was beaten to the ball by Davies, who tucked a close-range finish under goalkeeper Rob Elliot . Read More

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Eagles Acquire CB Ronald Darby In A Trade From The Bills

Eagles Acquire CB Ronald Darby In A Trade From The Bills

Because the Rams and the Bills have new offensive schemes this year, it's tough to really evaluate how these receivers will fare in their new homes, but obviously that's not going to stop us from trying. Darby has two years remaining on his contract. In Buffalo, Jordan will be reunited with running back LeSean McCoy, who was his Eagles teammate in 2014 before being traded to the Bills. Read More

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