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Three things we learnt from the England-West Indies Test series Three things we learnt from the England-West Indies Test series
- July 29, 2020

Worldwide cricket's first major campaign since the coronavirus lockdown saw England triumph 2-1 in a three-Test series against the West Indies following a 269-run victory at Old Trafford on Tuesday. "But we lose money against other teams". There is no tour of the West Indies currently on the books, and the teams have now met home and away in the past 18 months, but there is no shortage of goodwill. (more...)
National Hockey League announces no positive coronavirus tests over final week of Phase 3 National Hockey League announces no positive coronavirus tests over final week of Phase 3
- July 29, 2020

In the 4,256 COVID-19 tests administered to more than 800 players in the last week, none came back positive. The excitement is growing for the return of the National Hockey League season, especially in the two hub cities of Toronto and Edmonton where players and staff have started arriving under strict measures to avoid bursting the NHL's bubble. (more...)
Woods to skip WGC event to prepare for PGA Championship Woods to skip WGC event to prepare for PGA Championship
- July 29, 2020

Westwood said: "I know they've dropped the two-week quarantine in America now, but I still don't feel comfortable about what is happening there, and I don't feel like it is right to jump on a plane for 12 hours". England's Tommy Fleetwood returned at the 3M Open this week after quarantining for two weeks in NY. Tiger Woods has confirmed he will skip next week's World Golf Championships-FedEx St. (more...)
Verlander out of action for two weeks with forearm strain Verlander out of action for two weeks with forearm strain
- July 29, 2020

The Houston Astros ace and reigning AL Cy Young Award victor suffered a right forearm strain that will sideline him for the foreseeable future, manager Dusty Baker said Sunday. But Baker said Verlander was pulled from his Opening Day start when the hurler noted his arm was "a little tender", according to Daniel Gotera of KHOU-TV . (more...)
Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred says Marlins' coronavirus outbreak is NOT a 'nightmare' Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred says Marlins' coronavirus outbreak is NOT a 'nightmare'
- July 29, 2020

Those two games were postponed, the Yankees were left in limbo in Pennsylvania, and Major League Baseball suggested their Wednesday and Thursday games be moved to Baltimore roughly one hour before the team was. "I was like, "We're moving too fast, '" Dr. Santella, who teaches at Hofstra University, said in a telephone interview with the New York Post yesterday". (more...)
Jeffrey Schlupp scores as Jordan Ayew assists in Crystal Palace draw Jeffrey Schlupp scores as Jordan Ayew assists in Crystal Palace draw
- July 29, 2020

Roy Hodgson and his Palace side will be relieved to have not finished the season with another loss. "Only he knows where his head is and what his thoughts are in regards to staying at the club". If he feels he just does not want to be with us any more, that would be sad. "In the first half they created problems for us on the left". "I think it's hard for him to play in the way that Roy [Hodgson] wants to set that team up with which is a team which reacts to what the opposition is doing, ... (more...)
Andrew Strauss Feels Stuart Broad is at the Top of His Game Andrew Strauss Feels Stuart Broad is at the Top of His Game
- July 29, 2020

Broad had spent two successive nights lingering on 499 but ensured his wait would not carry on beyond this third Test, pinning Kraigg Brathwaite lbw in the morning session for his landmark scalp then returning to put the finishing touch on a 269-run victory. (more...)
British PM Boris Johnson says COVID-19 struggle was worsened by obesity British PM Boris Johnson says COVID-19 struggle was worsened by obesity
- July 28, 2020

The strategy comes with a legislative action restricting when junk food ads can air on television, what promotions restaurants are not allowed to offer and where calorie labels and nutritional warnings should go on menus and packages. 'Gyms are great, but you don't need to have a gym, ' he said. He said his weight affected his response to the virus, "I'm only about 5 foot 10 on the outside and, you know, I was too fat". (more...)
Mike Ditka says ahletes kneeling for anthem should leave US Mike Ditka says ahletes kneeling for anthem should leave US
- July 28, 2020

The debate over kneeling reignited in the aftermath of George Floyd's death. Yet amid all of this, there have been documented cases of police officers kneeling alongside protesters. Pointing out the hypocrisy in Ditka's stance, he tweeted: 'What should we do with those who don't respect the Constitution which says we have the rights of free speech and freedom of assembly?' Mike Dikta traded his helmet in for a white hood as soon as he retired from football. (more...)
Four more Marlins players test positive for coronavirus Four more Marlins players test positive for coronavirus
- July 28, 2020

The Marlins apparently knew four players had received positive test results prior to their game against the Phillies on Sunday, but manager Don Mattingly said the team "never really considered not playing", according to The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal and Jayson Stark . (more...)
Belgian defender Jan Vertonghen confirms Spurs exit after eight years Belgian defender Jan Vertonghen confirms Spurs exit after eight years
- July 28, 2020

Following the conclusion of the 2019/20 Premier League season yesterday, the Belgian national team central defender's deal with the club has now expired and he is now a free agent. "Thank you for all the support over the years. And our objective - what we are working on - is to make them Tottenham players for many years". Asked if Spurs needed to improve their youth recruitment by signing the likes of Devine, Brown told Football Insider: "No, I think they look, they've got a certain model, ... (more...)
Dont'a Hightower, Marcus Cannon are among 5 Patriots opting out of 2020 Dont'a Hightower, Marcus Cannon are among 5 Patriots opting out of 2020
- July 28, 2020

Bill Belichick already had his work cut out for him this season in dealing with the absence of Tom Brady but on Tuesday, a total of six New England Patriots had reportedly chose to opt out of the season, including three-time Super Bowl champion Dont'a Hightower . (more...)
Vanessa Morgan and Michael Kopech split during pregnancy
- July 28, 2020

There's no information as to why he filed for divorce from Vanessa , who he Wednesday at the beginning of 2020 in Miami, Florida. Riverdale actress Vanessa Morgan is getting divorced from husband Michael Kopech , it has been revealed just three days after it she announced they are expecting a child together. (more...)
Palermo organisers 'confident' of Halep quarantine exemption Palermo organisers 'confident' of Halep quarantine exemption
- July 28, 2020

A recent rise in Covid-19 cases in her home country of Romania has led to the Italian Government re-imposing a 14-day quarantine period on arrivals from the country, though the tournament had claimed just yesterday that Halep would be exempt due to being a professional athlete. (more...)
Crafton wins Truck Series race at Kansas Speedway Crafton wins Truck Series race at Kansas Speedway
- July 28, 2020

Joey Logano leads at the time of the yellow flag. Cindric grabbed the lead early on the final lap but couldn't hold off the hard-charging Jones after that. "I thought I got a little tight, but I got a hole in the nose and just got tight behind him (Crafton)", said Eckes. "That's what I love about these guys, we keep our head in the game, we don't get excited during these races and [we] continued to make changes". (more...)
David Silva bids Premier League farewell as Man City thump Norwich David Silva bids Premier League farewell as Man City thump Norwich
- July 28, 2020

Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne equalled the Premier League assist record for a single season in the 5-0 victory over Norwich City on Sunday. "I hope we can win the Champions League ". The midfielder came into the final game of the campaign one behind Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry, who created 20 goals for Arsenal in 2002/03. (more...)
Pakistan's Sarfaraz, Wahab make cut for England tests Pakistan's Sarfaraz, Wahab make cut for England tests
- July 28, 2020

Wahab, whose last test appearance was in October 2018, decided previous year he was taking an indefinite break from the format. Former captain Sarfaraz Ahmed , who has not played Test cricket for Pakistan since January 2019, returns to the side. (more...)
Real Madrid-Manchester City Match To Be Played At Etihad Real Madrid-Manchester City Match To Be Played At Etihad
- July 28, 2020

Spanish newspaper Marca are reporting that Diaz returned a positive test on his return from holiday following a trip after the conclusion of the LaLiga season. Anyone arriving to the United Kingdom from Spain is now being told to self-isolate for 14 days, but this is not expected to affect Real Madrid . City will host the second-leg of their round 16 tie with Real defending a 2-1 aggregate lead. (more...)
ICC announces World Cup Super League ahead of England-Ireland series ICC announces World Cup Super League ahead of England-Ireland series
- July 28, 2020

The three-match England-Ireland ODI series kicks off the inaugural Super League, which will determine who qualifies for the 50-over World Cup in India in 2023. 'Ireland are a talented team who have shown over the years that they can beat the best on their day. However, teams will be free to organise more matches during the series but that will not serve as part of the Cricket World Cup Super League. (more...)
'I. AM. BACK.': Mike Tyson Announces Return to the Ring 'I. AM. BACK.': Mike Tyson Announces Return to the Ring
- July 28, 2020

The announcement immediately brought combat fights into a frenzy, but a handful of unsettling signals have instantly surfaced with still more than a month before fight night. The two-time world heavyweight champion added that letting go of the sport he had pursued since a boy was akin to death. Roy Jones Jr. won world titles in four different weight classes from middleweight to heavyweight during his career. (more...)

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