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Can Saina Nehwal make a comeback? Can Saina Nehwal make a comeback?
- August 23, 2017

The lead increased to 15-7 in no time and although Sirant did pull off some consecutive points, he was hardly a match for Srikanth who finished the first game 21-13. "It was good to win in front of the home crowd - there were a lot of people in India who couldn't make it to Rio and we're excited to be there", said Sindhu. (more...)
Dimitar Berbatov completes move to Indian Super League side Kerala Blasters Dimitar Berbatov completes move to Indian Super League side Kerala Blasters
- August 23, 2017

Known for his incredible technical ability, Berbatov earned a £34m move to United where he helped the club onto further domestic success during his four years in Manchester, scoring 56 goals. Dimitar Berbatov joined Kerala Blasters on a one year deal. Berbatov is Bulgaria's all-time leading scorer with 48 goals in 79 matches. He joined United from Spurs in 2008 for a then club-record fee of £30 million. (more...)
WWE Universal Title Match Announced for No Mercy WWE Universal Title Match Announced for No Mercy
- August 23, 2017

So, when Lensar's advocate Paul Heyman went on length about his client, The Beast Incarnate's successful defence, Strowman made his way to the ring to reminder that it was merely survival for Lesnar. The two were about to square off when the Miz interrupted both of them. He told them that neither deserved any more opportunities, and that he was due for a moment. (more...)
India to take on Sri Lanka in second ODI at Pallekele tomorrow India to take on Sri Lanka in second ODI at Pallekele tomorrow
- August 23, 2017

A fruitful series against West Indies right after was followed by the Tests against Sri Lanka . The fear of failure factor has come out. "I thought they will score 300 runs but they lost a lot of wickets in the middle and we dominated the game", said Dhawan. (more...)
Sanchez homers twice, Tanaka sharp as Yanks rout Tigers 13-4 Sanchez homers twice, Tanaka sharp as Yanks rout Tigers 13-4
- August 23, 2017

Tuesday night was one filled with Yankees optimism. Judge, for all his fanfare, has 41 in 147 games. A look at Yankees star rookie Aaron Judge , who's a home run-hitting - and strikeout- machine. The Yankees kick off a three-game road series in Detroit as they sit 2.5 games up in the AL Wild Card race entering play Tuesday. Until the seventh, the Tigers' only run came in the third on a two-out RBI double by Ian Kinsler that cut into a 7-0 Yankees lead. (more...)
Cheltenham clash is a must-win for West Ham declares Bilic Cheltenham clash is a must-win for West Ham declares Bilic
- August 23, 2017

The Robins were comfortably beaten 3-0 at Carlisle on Saturday and are now 20th in League Two with three points from three games, but Bilic has insisted he will not take his opponents lightly. That's unclear, and there appear to be few desirable managers available right now. The Sun reported over the weekend that Newcastle , who have failed to land a number of priority targets amid well-documented friction between manager Rafael Benitez and owner Mike Ashley, were considering a shock ... (more...)
Clemson names Kelly Bryant as starting quarterback Clemson names Kelly Bryant as starting quarterback
- August 23, 2017

The two-time Heisman Trophy finalist led the team to the College Football Playoff championship last season thanks to a last-second touchdown pass in the national championship game against the Alabama Crimson Tide. 2, and freshman Hunter Johnson will be after Cooper. He served as a backup to Deshaun Watson and Nick Schussler from 2015-16. As a recruit, Bryant was a three-star prospect who also had offers from Duke, Florida, Georgia Tech, NC State, North Carolina, Ole Miss, South Carolina, ... (more...)
Wayne Rooney's England career is over, says Sir Geoff Hurst Wayne Rooney's England career is over, says Sir Geoff Hurst
- August 23, 2017

Rooney, 31, has scored in both Premier League games to begin his second stint at Everton , helping Ronald Koeman's men claim four points of a possible six. 'But I believe now is the time to bow out'. Rooney spearheaded England's run to the quarter-finals during the 2004 European Championships in what was arguably his finest tournament for the national side. (more...)
Twelve Cleveland Browns Players Take Knee For Anthem, Including First White Player Twelve Cleveland Browns Players Take Knee For Anthem, Including First White Player
- August 23, 2017

After the game on Monday, Jackson said the players who protested during the national anthem spoke to him before doing so . Last night, a group of Cleveland Browns players knelt in a circle during the national anthem and held a group prayer in solidarity with Michael Bennett , Marshawn Lynch , and other NFL players who have staged similar protests to call attention to the racial inequality that is plaguing the United States. (more...)
England's all-time top scorer Wayne Rooney retires from global football England's all-time top scorer Wayne Rooney retires from global football
- August 23, 2017

Rooney has notched two goals in as many Premier League outings already - strikes that have made him only the second player to register 200 goals in the Premier League - and Jagielka told the club's official site that the 31-year-old looks like a man reborn now that he is back where he belongs. (more...)
Century against Derbyshire owes a lot to natural risk-taking: Afridi Century against Derbyshire owes a lot to natural risk-taking: Afridi
- August 23, 2017

The move paid rich dividends as Afridi went "Boom Boom" all over again, smoking seven sixes as he destroyed the Derbyshire attack with some trademark shot-making. The Derbyshire was all out for just 148 in 19.5 overs, with Liam Dawson and Kyle Abbott taking three wickets each to help their side claim a huge 101-run victory. (more...)
Champions League group-stage draw 2017 Champions League group-stage draw 2017
- August 23, 2017

The governing body's coefficient rankings system is based on results over five seasons in both the Champions League and Europa League. Scottish side Celtic, coached by Brendan Rodger won 5 - 0 in their first leg clash with Astana but lost the second leg 4 - 3. (more...)
From Germany: Chelsea working to appoint Thomas Tuchel as their new manager From Germany: Chelsea working to appoint Thomas Tuchel as their new manager
- August 23, 2017

The German was heavily linked with a move to Arsenal throughout last season as it appeared that Arsene Wenger might leave the club. Tuchel is now without a job, having left Dortmund just days after winning the DFB Pokal in May following a rift with the club's hierarchy, and has kept a low profile since. (more...)
Carl Frampton: Boxing star splits with manager Barry McGuigan
- August 23, 2017

The separation comes just weeks after 30-year-old Frampton's fight with Andres Gutierrez was called off at short notice in extraordinary circumstances, with the Northern Irishman missing weight by a pound before the Mexican slipped and fell in the shower, suffering facial injuries that meant he could not fight in the Belfast face-off. (more...)
Benitez dismisses claims he's fault for Newcastle negativity Benitez dismisses claims he's fault for Newcastle negativity
- August 23, 2017

Asked if he can see Benitez quitting, former Newcastle boss Souness said: "Yeah, definitely. I think there's a lot more positives than previous Premier League years". Newcastle are confident of striking a loan deal for Chelsea Brazilian midfielder Kenedy, and are keen on Samprodia's attacking Belgian worldwide Dennis Praet. (more...)
Several Cleveland Browns Take A Knee During The National Anthem Several Cleveland Browns Take A Knee During The National Anthem
- August 23, 2017

While the Star Spangled Banner played, a dozen players took a knee and joined each other in prayer. Manchester's Seth DeValve joined with numerous teammates Monday night to kneel during the national anthem in show of solidarity against racial injustice. (more...)
Trentin wins Vuelta stage four as Froome keeps hold of lead Trentin wins Vuelta stage four as Froome keeps hold of lead
- August 23, 2017

So impressive was Trentin's finish he had time to celebrate over the line, and he was delighted to have completed his Grand Tour set - having already won stages at the Giro d'Italia and Tour de France. This was Quick-Step's second stage win of the Vuelta after Yves Lampaert took stage two. Today we chose to have my time. "We got a bit of help at the beginning but when things went bananas we held it together with everyone pulling - it was really handsome coming into the finish". (more...)
England 20-3 France England 20-3 France
- August 23, 2017

In the end, France made 149 tackles, and England 119. New Zealand's Black Ferns crushed the United States 45-12 in the other semifinal. England then lost full-back Danielle Waterman for a head injury assessment - Jones replaced her - and the French drew level just before half-time through a penalty from their London-born wing Shannon Izar. (more...)
FC Barcelona socials hacked and annocunce Angel Di Maria signing FC Barcelona socials hacked and annocunce Angel Di Maria signing
- August 23, 2017

FC Barcelona faced another calamity in the wee hours as a hacker group " OurMine " hacked into their Twitter and Facebook accounts and announced the false signing to Angel Di Maria . A few minutes after "announcing" Di Maria, a third post reading "Let's get #FCBHack trending on Twitter" appeared. The main account, however, wasn't spared from the hack. (more...)
ESPN pulls Robert Lee off football assignment at Virginia ESPN pulls Robert Lee off football assignment at Virginia
- August 23, 2017

So Lee was removed from the University of Virginia's Sep. The AP said ESPN issued a statement saying the decision was made "as the tragic events in Charlotesville were unfolding, simply by the coincidence of his name". The reassignment and ESPN's rationale for it were first reported by Outkick The Coverage. After the violence in Charlottesville that was sparked by plans to remove a Robert E. (more...)