• Buttler's maiden Test hundred his proudest England moment

    Buttler's maiden Test hundred his proudest England moment

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    India's batsmen were under scrutiny after the abject surrender at Lord's and once Joe Root chose to field first after winning the toss under cloudy conditions in Nottingham , it seemed like another meek Indian surrender was to follow. Pandya's run-a-ball 52 not-out helped India get some quick runs on the board, and declare with a lead of 520. It also represented a remarkable turnaround following their innings and 159-run loss in the second Test at Lord's.
  • Best tweets: Fans react as Novak completes the 'Djokemon'

    Best tweets: Fans react as Novak completes the 'Djokemon'

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    Federer's streak of 100 straight unbroken service games in Cincy was ended by Djokovic in the seventh game of the first set. "Thank you for letting me win once in Cincinnati", Djokovic said to Federer. "Missing every second serve on the forehand side, I don't know what that was about". There are few opportunities for Federer to end the season on a high note - but after taking so much time off to ensure he is as fit and as fresh as possible for the grass and hard-court season, he must be ...
  • How to watch Carl Frampton vs Luke Jackson

    How to watch Carl Frampton vs Luke Jackson

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    With little to defend himself from, Frampton began to target the Australian's head with both left and right hands, and with Jackson struggling to remain on his feet his corner rightly threw in the towel. I felt so relaxed against Jackson, I was able to try things out. Jackson showed signs of being broken down throughout rounds four-to-six and his resilience kept him on his feet following a vicious body shot during the fifth round.
  • Learn from Virat Kohli, show some guts: Paul Farbrace to England batsmen

    Learn from Virat Kohli, show some guts: Paul Farbrace to England batsmen

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    India were 194-2 in their second innings at lunch on the third day, a commanding lead of 362 runs. He did so first in a century stand with back-to-form Pujara, who had the ideal opportunity to bat time too - and duly shut England out for 208 balls before he was caught at slip as Ben Stokes found extra bounce.
  • Incognito arrested for disorderly conduct

    Incognito arrested for disorderly conduct

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    He was released by the Buffalo Bills from their reserved/retired list in May. While he was coordinating arrangements Monday, Incognito allegedly acted " erratically and [made] the employees feel incredibly uncomfortable ", a source told ProFootballTalk.
  • Daniel Murphy Reportedly Claimed Off Waivers

    Daniel Murphy Reportedly Claimed Off Waivers

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    The Los Angeles Dodgers were reportedly the mystery team to place a claim on Washington Nationals superstar Bryce Harper , according to Grant Paulsen of 106.7 The Fan . He's batting.257 with 18 HR and 48 RBI in 94 games with the Nationals this season. Adams, 29, played in 486 games in his first stint with the Cardinals from 2012-2017.
  • Man City goalkeeper Bravo suffers Achilles injury

    Man City goalkeeper Bravo suffers Achilles injury

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    No timescale has yet been put on the 35-year-old's return and he will now travel to Barcelona for specialist assessment later in the week. Bravo himself has attempted to put on a courageous face over the matter. However, after a number of high-profile errors, manager Pep Guardiola sought to find an alternative, with Ederson signed from Benfica ahead of the 2017-18 title-winning season.
  • Salah in diving storm as Liverpool win at Palace

    Salah in diving storm as Liverpool win at Palace

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    Former Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho was the culprit as he had a couple of clumsy nibbles at Salah and invited the Egyptian to go down, albeit softly, as he looked to turn the Frenchman from Firmino's pass to feet. If all you guys up there see something different, then I will accept that. Liverpool's second successive win of the season leaves them in second place in the Premier League table, level on points with five other clubs and trailing reigning champions Manchester City on ...
  • Adrian Peterson To Meet With Washington

    Adrian Peterson To Meet With Washington

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    A source told ESPN's Adam Schefter that Peterson agreed to a one-year deal for the veterans minimum of $1.015 million. The Cardinals released him after the season. "If something else happens, we are going be really, really, really thin". The Redskins still have Chris Thompson as a pass-catching back, but need someone to help carry the load as a runner.
  • Morata becomes latest Chelsea player to praise Sarri's style

    Morata becomes latest Chelsea player to praise Sarri's style

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    After starring himself in Russia, Hazard seemed to suggest his time at Stamford Bridge was coming to an end, saying his "preferred destination" was well-known. "But I'm happy here". "I want to, not for all the haters, but for me and for Chelsea ". I think in the second half, we did very well from our mental point of view.
  • Pandya sparks England collapse at Trent Bridge

    Pandya sparks England collapse at Trent Bridge

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    Soon Kohli was raising the bat after notching up his second ton of the series. After Pujara's dismissal Virat Kohli still carried on and brought up his 23rd Century in Test Cricket.He celebrated in his usual style with a flying kiss to his wife Anushka Sharma, He missed a century in the first innings when he was dismissed on 97 trying to drive Adil Rashid , but he made no errors this time around as he completed his century.
  • Transfer failure a double-edged sword for Jose Mourinho

    Transfer failure a double-edged sword for Jose Mourinho

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    Jose Mourinho cut a frustrated and desperate figure on the touchline during his teams 3-2 loss against Brighton in the Premier League on Sunday, unable to influence proceedings with his substitutions and seemingly lacking any ideas in the face of adversity.
  • Hand of God? Nun Throws Perfect First Strike at MLB Game

    Hand of God? Nun Throws Perfect First Strike at MLB Game

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    He added, "She stepped back at about 45 feet, and threw a bullet". 'She had a whole routine, ' he told MLB.com. Plenty of guest players have been known to flub the first pitch experience - it's not as easy as it looks to throw a flawless fastball strike, after all.
  • Jose Mourinho: Manchester City documentary showed that they can’t buy class

    Jose Mourinho: Manchester City documentary showed that they can’t buy class

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    But Guardiola, whose side beat Huddersfield 6-1 on Sunday, said: "I don't agree with Jose in terms of disrespectful". "He made an outstanding performance", Guardiola said of Silva. Yeah, "Kun" scored three goals and all that. "Last season was a tough moment for his family and fortunately he fought a lot the little boy and he is here so it's a special day for them and for us and for David".
  • No. 1 Alabama Tops Preseason Top 25 for Third Consecutive Year

    No. 1 Alabama Tops Preseason Top 25 for Third Consecutive Year

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    Alabama earned 48 of the 61 possible first-place votes to earn the top spot. We've got all 25 teams listed below in order, with the number of first-place votes for each team is listed. 6), Stanford (No. 13) and Oregon (No. 24). Alabama is making its sixth appearance at No. 1 in the AP's preseason poll. The Crimson Tide has now been ranked No.
  • Rugby World Cup place on the line in African showpiece

    Rugby World Cup place on the line in African showpiece

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    Namibia and Kenya are no strangers to Rugby Africa Gold Cup shootouts as last year's meeting in Windhoek in the penultimate round of the region's top-tier competition also decided the title. That has allowed up to build up our strength in depth and have greater options in key positions. "We have already started to make history in which for the first time, Zimbabwe will be part of the World Cup in Liverpool next year", said Chipandu.
  • Bama, Clemson lead AP preseason Top 25 poll

    Bama, Clemson lead AP preseason Top 25 poll

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    UCF cracked last season's top 25 on October 1 following the team's 38-10 win over Maryland. This marks the third straight year Alabama has started the season ranked atop the AP Top 25 . CT at Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. It's the fifth time Alabama has entered the season ranked No. 1 under Coach Nick Saban, though past year was the only one of those seasons in which the Tide won the national title.
  • Adrian Peterson meeting with Redskins, report says

    Adrian Peterson meeting with Redskins, report says

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    Washington has already lost rookie running back Derrius Guice for the entire regular season because of a torn ACL and several other backs on their current roster are also dealing with injuries. Peterson, who knows about returning quickly from a knee injury after tearing his ACL 2011, helped Williams do the same over the summer after the All-Pro left tackle underwent knee surgery this past winter.
  • Cincinnati Masters: Novak Djokovic reaches final with victory over Marin Cilic

    Cincinnati Masters: Novak Djokovic reaches final with victory over Marin Cilic

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    The timing was flawless for French Open champion Halep, as drizzle resumed moments after her contest ended. Rain wreaked havoc on Thursday's schedule, leading to several players having to take the court twice on Friday. Federer said there was a lot on the line in the final. David Goffin's semi-final retirement set the pair up for a fourth final match-up in OH, the Belgian forced to withdraw due to arm and shoulder discomfort having trailed by one set.
  • UEFA reveals three nominees for 2018 Men's Player of the Year Awards

    UEFA reveals three nominees for 2018 Men's Player of the Year Awards

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    Ronaldo - who has won the award three times overall including in each of the past two seasons - was once again the Champions League's top scorer last season with 15 European goals in just 13 appearances. His season ended in disappointment after a challenge from Sergio Ramos forced him off early in the Champions League final, with the injury keeping him out of the opening game of Egypt's unsuccessful World Cup campaign.
  • Nun's First Pitch At MLB Game Is Devilishly Good

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    Look out Sister Jean, there's a new sister taking over the sports world. In so doing, she etched her name alongside that of Sister Jean Dolores-Schmidt, the 98-year-old talisman of the Loyola Chicago Ramblers who gained national notice as they made an improbable run to this spring's Final Four.
  • Arsenal want new Ramsey deal, Chelsea and Man United keen

    Arsenal want new Ramsey deal, Chelsea and Man United keen

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    Arsenal had lost Alexis Sanchez to the Red Devils during the January transfer window because of a similar situation and they can not afford to lose Ramsey. The Sun claim that Arsenal began negotiations with the Welshman past year though as yet no progress has been made. The 27-year-old, who now earns £110,000-a-week, wants closer to the £300,000-a-week deal that top earner Mesut Ozil takes home.
  • Federer, Djokovic to clash in Cincinnati

    Federer, Djokovic to clash in Cincinnati

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    Djokovic, who has never won the tournament, beat 2016 victor Cilic 6-4 3-6 6-3 in two and a half hours. "Of course, I'll watch, from my bed or bath", he said. Mayer had a chance to force a third set, but Federer held on to win his third consecutive meeting with the Argentine as players double up in matches in the rain-delayed tournament.
  • Souness: Man Utd boss Mourinho in precarious position

    Souness: Man Utd boss Mourinho in precarious position

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    Mourinho wanted a central defender in the close season and on the first half evidence at Brighton , it was clear why, yet he also sanctioned the £30 million (Dh140.4m) signings of Bailly and Lindelof. But Brighton restored their two-goal lead before half-time from the penalty spot. For now, Mourinho will have to make do with what he has got. "It's the reason we brought players in this summer".
  • Tottenham v Fulham: Harry Kane finally breaks August hoodoo

    Tottenham v Fulham: Harry Kane finally breaks August hoodoo

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    The England right-back, who impressed in Russian Federation as the country reached the semifinals, returned to action with Spurs on Saturday and scored a fine free kick to give them a 74th minute lead against Fulham , on the way to a 3-1 home win at Wembley.
  • One moment showed why David Pocock commands such respect in world rugby

    One moment showed why David Pocock commands such respect in world rugby

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    Crotty has a history of concussion and looked to be in a bad way just 12 minutes into the Bledisloe Cup clash between Australia and New Zealand in Sydney yesterday morning. It was triggered by winger Waisake Naholo who executed a one-on-one strip on fellow Fijian Marika Koroibete. "Whether it's a game here in Sydney against New Zealand, in Auckland , or in South Africa ".
  • Brazil Announce Squad For Upcoming Friendlies

    Brazil Announce Squad For Upcoming Friendlies

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    Brazil will play friendlies against United States of America and El Salvador. Tite admitted in Friday's press conference in Rio de Janeiro he was "bitter" over Brazil's World Cup quarter-final elimination by Belgium. There was also no room for Real Madrid starlet Vinicius Junior to earn his first senior cap following his high-profile move from Flamengo this summer.
  • 'Incredible' Winx beats Black Caviar's record with 26th straight win

    'Incredible' Winx beats Black Caviar's record with 26th straight win

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    In posting her 19th Group One win, Winx defeated Invictus Prince and D'Argento as trainer Chris Waller sets his sights on winning a fourth Cox Plate with the champion mare. "I haven't seen one, one ounce of it". Black Caviar retired after hitting the quarter-century but punters will be hoping first for a Winx win, and then for many more.
  • Robert Wickens involved in scary crash at IndyCar Pocono

    Robert Wickens involved in scary crash at IndyCar Pocono

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    The driver from Guelph, Ont., was attempting to pass Ryan Hunter-Reay when the two cars slightly touched. Then just after the race went green again, Robert Wickens took an aggressive move and clipped the back of the vehicle Ryan Hunter-Reay, sending him into a spin.
  • Eden Hazard confirms Chelsea stay - Premier League 2018

    Eden Hazard confirms Chelsea stay - Premier League 2018

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    Of course, Chelsea will need to quickly adapt to Maurizio Sarri's system and avoid miserable periods like the end of the first half at Arsenal - JPW deals with all of that here - but they have a four-game run of Newcastle away, Bournemouth home, Cardiff home, West Ham away, before meeting another Top Six rival (Liverpool at Stamford Bridge).
  • Maradona calls on AFA to give Barcelona ace Messi 'room to breathe'

    Maradona calls on AFA to give Barcelona ace Messi 'room to breathe'

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    Messi's Barcelona manager Valverde said that the star should be enjoyed and was a once-in-a-lifetime player. Singling out Messi, the boss added: "We are so fortunate to be living in the time when Leo Messi is playing". Alba was not alone in hailing Messi, who's opener against Alaves was Barcelona's 6000th La Liga goal. "Even in the first 15 minutes of the second half, you could see that we were struggling [to break them down]", Valverde added.
  • Shastri: India happy to face Stokes in Nottingham

    Shastri: India happy to face Stokes in Nottingham

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    Stokes was back at practice yesterday afternoon - and, shortly before he joined his colleagues at nets again, it was Bayliss' duty to speak on the matter for the first time on behalf of Joe Root's team and the England and Wales Cricket Board.
  • Pathetic Manchester United prove Jose Mourinho warning true in Brighton embarrassment

    Pathetic Manchester United prove Jose Mourinho warning true in Brighton embarrassment

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    Brighton will be hoping to get their 2018/2019 season up and running when they welcome Man United to the Amex stadium on Sunday evening. I think the people are going to see how a football team lives behind the scenes. While the first two players suffered injuries in the pre-season, Lingard is a late addition to the squad, having only recently returned from the extended break, thanks to his participation in the 2018 FIFA World Cup .
  • David Silva brings son Mateo onto pitch prior to Huddersfield match

    David Silva brings son Mateo onto pitch prior to Huddersfield match

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    When David Silva's son Mateo was born late a year ago, the Manchester City midfielder took time away from football . Sergio Aguero with his second of the match! 3-0! Guardiola has made it clear reversing the fixture from London to Manchester would be a serious problem and he will not agree to it.
  • England v India: third Test, day one

    England v India: third Test, day one

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    India captain Virat Kohli hit 97, with Ajinkya Rahane adding 81 as the tourists recovered from a hard start on Saturday. Chris Woakes scalped 3 wickets conceding 75 runs in 20 overs. Captain Kohli and coach Ravi Shastri have come under fire as there have been some questionable selection calls and assessment of the conditions at both Edgbaston and Lord's.
  • Serena Williams unnerved by early release of sister's killer

    Serena Williams unnerved by early release of sister's killer

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    Price's three children, Jeffrey, Justus and Jair, had been just 11, nine and five years old when she died. "I couldn't shake it out of my mind", Williams said. Olympia is nearly always on her mother's mind and Serena keeps looking for ways to balance her life as an athlete and as a mother. She says she has not yet forgiven the killer .
  • It's on! - Wilder fight confirmed after Fury defeats Pianeta

    It's on! - Wilder fight confirmed after Fury defeats Pianeta

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    Wilder and Fury were supposed to fight back in 2016 when the Brit, fresh from winning WBA, WBO and IBF honours against Wladimir Klitschko, challenged him in the ring in the US. In just his second comeback bout following more than two years away from the ring to exorcise personal demons, Fury did as he pleased against a disengaging Pianeta.
  • India vs England, 3rd Test: Five talking points from Day 1

    India vs England, 3rd Test: Five talking points from Day 1

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    James Anderson and Stuart Broad bowled a tad short and the ball didn't swing much in the first hour of play as India were well placed at 43-0. Pitched outside off before swinging in late towards Ashwin who misses his flick and the middle stump is disrupted.