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South African batsmen JP Duminy calls time on Test career South African batsmen JP Duminy calls time on Test career
- September 16, 2017

In yet another blow to Cricket South Africa , their star all-rounder JP Duminy has chose to quit Test cricket, reported Reuters on Saturday afternoon. Duminy, who got the axe from the South African team post his poor performance in the first of the four-match series against England in July earlier this year, made a decision to focus on limited-overs cricket hereafter, opting out of the opening round of first-class fixtures. (more...)
Sabchez strikes out 11 as Tigers walk off White Sox Sabchez strikes out 11 as Tigers walk off White Sox
- September 16, 2017

The bottom of the eighth inning ended with former Tiger Al Alburquerque striking out Miguel Cabrera. Sanchez was not rewarded for his efforts with a win, but Tyler Collins gave the Tigers a late lead when he hit his fifth home run of the season - and first since he was designated for assignment in late May - on a first-pitch fastball in the seventh inning. (more...)
Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata reveals why he had to quit Real Madrid Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata reveals why he had to quit Real Madrid
- September 16, 2017

It was Conte who signed Morata for Juventus, but the duo never got the chance to work together as the Italian left shortly after the striker arrived at the club. At the start of the summer, I didn't know that Chelsea were interested in me. "You need to be in good condition to play here and approach every match with a good mentality. (more...)
Arsenal hero Merson: Ozil couldn't get a game at Chelsea Arsenal hero Merson: Ozil couldn't get a game at Chelsea
- September 16, 2017

Arsenal take on Chelsea on Sunday and now, Merson has selected what he thinks is the strongest IX made up of the two teams. Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez will reportedly snub apparent interest from Real Madrid to make sure he eventually gets the move to Manchester City next summer he so desperately wanted to happen on transfer deadline day last month. (more...)
Anti-doping bodies want Russian Federation ban
- September 16, 2017

NADO leaders also said Russian Federation shouldn't be cleared to participate unless the country either proved it could refute or took full responsibility for the report's findings, which allege Russian Federation ran a state-sponsored doping program for years. (more...)
India vs Australia series 2017: 5 players to watch out for India vs Australia series 2017: 5 players to watch out for
- September 16, 2017

Rahane fine-tuned his batting against Hardik Pandya , under the watchful eyes of chief coach Ravi Shastri. It's been almost a week since Australia landed in Chennai ahead of the first ODI and there have been as many as five interactions leading up to the opening match. (more...)
Ulster Score A Superb Late Try To Down Scarlets Ulster Score A Superb Late Try To Down Scarlets
- September 16, 2017

Both a standing ovation and a minute's silence was observed for the former Ulster centre, who passed away five years ago today in an accident on the family farm, along with father Noel and brother Graham. A late tackle on Lealiifano won them yet more possession in Scarlets territory, from where Cooney added his fourth penalty of the game on 51 minutes. (more...)
Eagles vs. Chiefs: Betting odds swing in Kansas City's favor Eagles vs. Chiefs: Betting odds swing in Kansas City's favor
- September 16, 2017

Opening up on a national stage in one of the hardest places to win, and the Chiefs came out of the week looking like the best team in the league. "Nelson is fast, explosive, good off the line vs. Defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz probably spent a lot of time this week game planning for those guys, but Andy Reid and the Chiefs, who opened on Thursday night, had a couple extra days to prepare. (more...)
Newcastle United handed huge boost ahead of Stoke City clash Newcastle United handed huge boost ahead of Stoke City clash
- September 16, 2017

As a result, last season's leading goalscorer finds himself still on the Magpies' books, and while he is likely to be on the substitutes' bench this afternoon with Benitez set to keep faith with Joselu, who will be facing his former club, Gayle could still have an important role to play in the remainder of the season. (more...)
Chelsea won't even need Eden Hazard to beat Arsenal, says Danny Murphy Chelsea won't even need Eden Hazard to beat Arsenal, says Danny Murphy
- September 16, 2017

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has admitted that Arsenal are challengers for the title, ahead of Sunday's derby between the two London giants. There is at least a boost for Chelsea in terms of Eden Hazard , with Conte coy yet positive on the player's possible start come the vital Premier League game against Arsenal on the weekend. (more...)
Nike Introduces Cavaliers Statement Edition Uniform Nike Introduces Cavaliers Statement Edition Uniform
- September 16, 2017

Nike looked every uniform in the league and, at the very least, made minor adjustments to all. When Nike took over as the NBA's new jersey brand, they made some changes. The new system, called NikeConnect, is part of both the Swingman jersey and the authentic jerseys that will be available for fans to purchase for $110 and $200, respectively, on September 29. (more...)
Singapore Grand Prix 2017: Daniel Ricciardo leads FP1, Vettel second, Hamilton fourth Singapore Grand Prix 2017: Daniel Ricciardo leads FP1, Vettel second, Hamilton fourth
- September 16, 2017

Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton , who is seeking his third successive victory, was third quickest ahead of Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas . "We target to win races", said Hamilton. "I'm on a mission to go vegan people", he informed his millions of Instagram followers. The McLaren pair will be powered by Renault next year after the British team formally announced their divorce from Honda. (more...)
CBI should question me, not harass my son: P Chidambaram CBI should question me, not harass my son: P Chidambaram
- September 16, 2017

Chidambaram took to Twitter and said that it was sad that the CBI is spreading misinformation. Karti Chidambaram yesterday refused to appear before the investigating agency for questioning in the case, which involves foreign investment clearance to the Aircel-Maxis deal in 2006, when his father was union finance Minister. (more...)
Antonio Conte Blames Red Cards for Chelsea's Last Two Losses to Arsenal Antonio Conte Blames Red Cards for Chelsea's Last Two Losses to Arsenal
- September 16, 2017

To have this type of patience with him is paying off. Conte played down the extra time between games. With Alexis Sanchez scoring a controversial opener for Arsenal and Chelsea's Victor Moses sent off for diving, it was a bitter conclusion to an otherwise flawless first season in charge for Conte. (more...)
'Lucky' ace vaults Day into share of BMW clubhouse lead 'Lucky' ace vaults Day into share of BMW clubhouse lead
- September 16, 2017

Watch the BMW Championship throughout the weekend live on Sky Sports Golf. It has been a hard season for Day but the Australian has clicked into gear at this week's play-off event in IL, heading into the weekend just three shots behind countryman Leishman. (more...)
Revolution Fall 7-0 to Atlanta, Remain Winless on Road Revolution Fall 7-0 to Atlanta, Remain Winless on Road
- September 16, 2017

New England (10-13-5) hasn't won on the road this season. To make matters worse, the remaining schedule for the Revs is tough, with four of their six remaining opponents now sitting in playoff positions. Who needs an MLS Snapshot when a score line reads 4-0 at halftime and the home team finishes the first 45 minutes up two men. Asad would make it 6-0 three minutes later and then Villalba would get Atlanta its place in the record books with a goal in the 90th minute. (more...)
Ricciardo tops practice for Singapore Grand Prix Ricciardo tops practice for Singapore Grand Prix
- September 16, 2017

The decision to split was reportedly attributed to the power unit supplied by Renault to Red Bull , which has been less competitive than that of its rivals Mercedes, and Ferrari . And as if to prove a point, he logged the fastest lap of the afternoon session, a 1:42.489 - a shade quicker than the 1:42.584 that took pole position at the track a year ago. (more...)
Romelu Lukaku Names the 4 Man Utd Legends He Looks Up To Romelu Lukaku Names the 4 Man Utd Legends He Looks Up To
- September 16, 2017

The goal-fest - which, if it continues at its current rate, will mark the most goals-per-game in top teams' fixtures for at least 15 years - has prompted claims from some pundits that Premier League sides have lost the art of defending in the pursuit of attacking excellence. (more...)
Jerry Sandusky's son pleads guilty to sex crimes involving teenage girls Jerry Sandusky's son pleads guilty to sex crimes involving teenage girls
- September 16, 2017

Schultz, 68, is now serving a 6-to-23 month sentence for one count of child endangerment. As part of his plea agreement, he must register as the highest tier sex offender in the commonwealth. The crimes were uncovered late a year ago when a girl told her father that Sandusky had texted her repeatedly, asking her to send him naked photos. (more...)
Cubs survive immature outburst from John Lackey - again Cubs survive immature outburst from John Lackey - again
- September 16, 2017

The goal for the Chicago Cubs is to stay ahead of the Cardinals and Brewers for a few more weeks to capture the NL Central crown. Although coming back from 3.5 games back is a lot easier said than done. "It's a pretty big spot right there", he said. Catcher Willson Contreras provided an even more explosive follow-up after he was ejected, slamming his mask and hitting Baker in the leg. (more...)

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