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Dawid Malan dropped for 2nd Test, Chris Woakes returns Dawid Malan dropped for 2nd Test, Chris Woakes returns
- August 06, 2018

Former England batsman Smith added: "Dawid Malan drops out of the squad for Lord's". Since the start of the season, he has scored 684 runs in the Championship, at an average of 85.50, which includes three centuries and a top score of 158 not out. (more...)
£35m deal for Yerry Mina cancelled after major disagreement £35m deal for Yerry Mina cancelled after major disagreement
- August 06, 2018

Although the centre-half featured sparsely last season after a falling out with Mauricio Pochettino , Alderweireld is still a top-class defensive option and cannot simply be replaced in the pecking order by the likes of Cameron Carter-Vickers. (more...)
Defending champion Zverev reaches Citi Open final Defending champion Zverev reaches Citi Open final
- August 06, 2018

After the match, the Australian player said: 'I'm incredibly proud of myself. "I dug deep", de Minaur. But I kept pushing myself, kept trying every single point and managed to turn that around. Rublev beat local product Denis Kudla 6-1, 6-4 before losing in three sets to de Minaur. "I'm playing great and hopefully I can win", Zverev said. Stefanos Tsitsipas feels the frustration in his semifinal against Alexander Zverev at the Citi Open in Washington. (more...)
Polota-Nau returns, new faces in Wallabies squad
- August 06, 2018

Meanwhile, Leicester Tigers duo Matt Toomua and Tatafu Polota-Nau have been recalled to the squad after missing the mid-year Test series against Ireland . With Billy Meakes, Petaia provides cover in midfield after injuries to regular test centers Tevita Kuridrani and Samu Kerevi. Australia head coach Michael Cheika during the warm up. (more...)
Women's British Open: Georgia Hall secures maiden major victory
- August 06, 2018

It was fitting that Wayne, a former two-handicapper himself, was on the bag to experience the biggest moment of his daughter's career. Twenty-two years later, Hall is the pride of English golf just like Faldo was. That regained a two-shot lead for Pornanong, who had also birdied the par-3 fifth hole. But Hall chose the flawless moment to showcase her best golf and took the lead at exactly the right moment, sinking a ideal 20-foot putt on the sixteenth after Phatlum had found the green-side ... (more...)
Alex Cora takes parting shot at Yankees Alex Cora takes parting shot at Yankees
- August 06, 2018

The Red Sox, with the best record in baseball, go for a four-game sweep Sunday night with David Price scheduled to face Masahiro Tanaka. Taking into account Friday's shutout, the Red Sox held the Yankees to one or zero runs in consecutive games for the first time since 2013. (more...)
Transfer: Ernesto Valverde breaks silence on Paul Pogba's 'move' to Barcelona Transfer: Ernesto Valverde breaks silence on Paul Pogba's 'move' to Barcelona
- August 06, 2018

Manchester United's midfield starlet Paul Pgba has been a subject of interest of transfer window and his series of conflicts and events with the Special One, Jose Mourinho has enhanced the intensity of his heavy transfer speculation. We are making progress and it would be absurd to say that the market is closed. We are respectful with players who are in other clubs. "I will not enter to evaluate in lucubrations". (more...)
Buzarnescu, Sakkari rally for spots in Silicon Valley final
- August 05, 2018

Collins held on to extend her stay in the set, but Sakkari broke at the next time of asking to complete the turnaround and send them into a deciding set. The players had a break of serve apiece in the first set, before Mertens took the tie break 7-4. Azarenka led 4-2 in the first set before needing a tiebreaker to win the 72-minutes set 7-6 (4). (more...)
Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic prefers Bayern Munich over Man Utd Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic prefers Bayern Munich over Man Utd
- August 05, 2018

The Inter winger further claimed that although he was happy at Inter, anything could happen in football. But despite committing to the Serie A club, Perisic admits he'd been keen to test himself in England before he retires. "It is true Inter has not had the results it should have since 2010, there were some problems, bad decisions, but somehow I feel we are on the right way to return to old glory". (more...)
Vince Carter 90 Percent Sure He'll Retire In 2019 Vince Carter 90 Percent Sure He'll Retire In 2019
- August 05, 2018

I come in from an era where that's not how it was so that's still instilled in me. Veteran players have the power to do what they want. Nobody would have blinked at Carter chasing a ring, but he said that's not who he is. "But I'm still passionate about it". Now in the latter portion of his career, Carter has recently been part of youthful locker rooms such as in Sacramento last season alongside electric rookie point guard De'Aaron Fox . (more...)
Protesters March Against Gun Violence in Chicago Protesters March Against Gun Violence in Chicago
- August 05, 2018

The march started at Lake Shore Drive and ended at Wrigley Field where the Cubs were set to play Thursday night. "His whole job is to keep black folks divided", one man told Fox News' Gianno Caldwell, who covered the march. Police shut down parts of the roadway that stretches along Lake Michigan to make way for the demonstration. Tomorrow's the opening day of Lollapalooza music festival in Grant Park- and a Cubs game at Wrigley Field. (more...)
Chelsea boss Sarri: I hope Guardiola not upset about Jorginho Chelsea boss Sarri: I hope Guardiola not upset about Jorginho
- August 05, 2018

With that being said, Jorginho could be the ideal fit for Chelsea's style of play in the midfield. The 29-year-old has been linked with Manchester United and Real Madrid in the transfer window. He is, however, expected to be fit by the time the Blues' 2018/19 Premier League season opener comes around. We need the likes of Jorginho to try and close that gap. (more...)
Fitness Tech Company Peloton Raises $550M in Series F Funding Fitness Tech Company Peloton Raises $550M in Series F Funding
- August 05, 2018

Foley said he expects it to lose money in the second half as the company invests in growth opportunities. By February, the New York-based upstart is expected to generate about $700 million in revenue from subscriptions, equipment and retail sales. (more...)
Ben Campbell takes control in Fiji International Ben Campbell takes control in Fiji International
- August 05, 2018

Campbell's closest challenger heading into the weekend is Andrew Dodt after he carded after a round of 70 which left him on seven under. Campbell said the wind also wreaked havoc on the greens and caused him to miss a makeable birdie putt on the last which would have given him the outright lead. (more...)
Alex Miller: 'Steven Gerrard would only leave Rangers for Premier League giants' Alex Miller: 'Steven Gerrard would only leave Rangers for Premier League giants'
- August 05, 2018

It's nonsense. With all due respect to Charlie, yes, Rangers have improved, Steven Gerrard is going to be a leading figure, you can see the mentality has improved. Adam believes Rangers are now well positioned to make an impact after finishing third in the Scottish Premiership in the past two seasons. "They don't have enough to win the Premiership, but they have more about them than Aberdeen". (more...)
Anthony Martial left out of squad after Chelsea transfer link Anthony Martial left out of squad after Chelsea transfer link
- August 05, 2018

The Portuguese has tried and failed to bring Willian to Old Trafford before, but the chance to give Chelsea a young and talented player like Martial may be the offer that Maurizio Sarri can not refuse. Martial was at United's training ground on Friday but the France worldwide was not with his teammates at Manchester Airport on Sunday morning as the squad travelled to Munich for the last game of their pre-season. (more...)
Baddeley in second place at Barracuda Championship
- August 05, 2018

Eight points are awarded for an albatross, five for an eagle, two for a birdie, zero for a par, minus one for a bogey and minus three for a double bogey or worse. But the tournament presents Baddeley, who is 135th in the FedEx Cup race, with a big opportunity to make the playoffs. "I'm not stressed to be honest", said Baddeley. (more...)
Williams advances, Keys withdraws in San Jose Williams advances, Keys withdraws in San Jose
- August 05, 2018

I can't help how I am", the third-seeded Williams said when asked if she would continue with the new on-court demeanor. "I have to be ready for the best no matter who I play, no matter what they're ranked, so the focus is always on what's going on in my match". (more...)
William Hill half-year revenue rises, plans to expand in U.S. William Hill half-year revenue rises, plans to expand in U.S.
- August 05, 2018

With it agreeing 11 deals signed with casinos in MS and one casino in West Virginia to run sports books and plans to take the first sports bet in MS in August. All properties are expected to be live by the end of August, pending the award of licences. The decision hit William Hill and rivals, who argued that the terminals were a major source of income for high-street betting shops. (more...)
Golfer Lyle thanks fans after cancer news Golfer Lyle thanks fans after cancer news
- August 05, 2018

There has been an outpouring of grief from across the world for the popular Lyle, 36, following his wife Briony's announcement on Tuesday night. Confirming the worst, she wrote: "Earlier today Jarrod made the decision to stop active treatment and begin palliative care". (more...)
Mike Scioscia reportedly expected to leave Angels after season Mike Scioscia reportedly expected to leave Angels after season
- August 05, 2018

He has managed the Angels for 19 seasons, the longest run since Bobby Cox managed the Braves for 21 years. He's checked off every box worth filling, from a World Series championship in 2002 to the winningest season in franchise history (100-62 in 2008) to the oversight of some of the best and brightest talents in the game and two American League Manager of the Year Awards (2002, 2009) to boot. (more...)
Michelle Wie drops out of British Open with hand injury Michelle Wie drops out of British Open with hand injury
- August 05, 2018

Ariya Jutanugarn is coming round reluctantly to the quirky nature of links golf and that makes the world's No. 1 player an even more unsafe prospect heading into the Women's British Open this week. "I just tried to have fun, it's a long week so you just have to be patient and try enjoy every moment". "I have been trying to manage/push through the pain nearly all year, but my team and I think it's finally time to take some time off to get my hand back to being healthy. (more...)
Ray Lewis headlines Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony speeches Ray Lewis headlines Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony speeches
- August 05, 2018

Owens cleared up rumors that he skipped his ceremony in Canton because of voting results, stating that this clearly wasn't the case. Frankly, we shouldn't be surprised that Owens wants to enter football immortality on his own terms. On the right, Tommy McDonald, who went into the Hall of Fame in 1998. LeSean McCoy - A very productive career - six Pro Bowls, two-time all-pro, six 1,000-yard seasons, 2013 rushing leader - but an ugly off-field situation threatens to overshadow all of those ... (more...)
Johanna Konta denied by Elise Me in Silicon Valley Classic Johanna Konta denied by Elise Me in Silicon Valley Classic
- August 05, 2018

Collins, a two-time NCAA champion for Virginia, advanced after former world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka of Belarus retired midway through the second set due to injury. Collins reaches her second semi-final of the year and will play the victor of the late match between Venus Williams and Maria Sakkari . "I thought I was really solid throughout the whole match", Petkovic told reporters. (more...)
Test cricket, enough said: Pietersen after England beat India in Edgbaston Test cricket, enough said: Pietersen after England beat India in Edgbaston
- August 05, 2018

That the match was still alive last night owed plenty not only to Malan's drop of Kohli which he will need no reminding cost England over 100 runs and kept India in the game, but to the spirit shown by Curran. "We've had a lot of stick recently so to beat a team like India will hopefully close some mouths". "The pitch has a lot to do with that - it wasn't a flat belter - and so have the players". (more...)

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