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Duleep Trophy back on the 2017-18 domestic calendar Duleep Trophy back on the 2017-18 domestic calendar
- August 31, 2017

The tournament was initially scrapped this year by a senior BCCI official but was brought back by the Committee of Administrators (CoA) after former Indian captain and chairman of the technical committee of the CoA Sourav Ganguly wrote a letter saying that he was kept in the dark about the scrapping. (more...)
Aaron Rodgers believes Colin Kaepernick deserves to be on a roster Aaron Rodgers believes Colin Kaepernick deserves to be on a roster
- August 30, 2017

The interview was conducted in July. Aaron Rodgers seldom shares his opinion on controversial topics, but the two-time NFL MVP has no problem saying he believes Colin Kaepernick is being blackballed. And Browns tight end Seth DeValve became the first white player to kneel during the anthem . Rodgers went on to say he believes the country needs to "remedy and improve" racial equality and that he's looking to develop his own understanding of the subject. (more...)
Murray withdraws from US Open Murray withdraws from US Open
- August 30, 2017

Open in 2012, has been struggling with the injury for much of the summer. Murray , who lost the world number one ranking to Rafael Nadal this week, said: "I certainly wouldn't have been hurting myself more by trying to play". "Obviously Roger and Rafa past year had a few problems", said Murray . He explained: "If I get myself fit and healthy, there is no reason why I can't. (more...)
Dell Technologies Championship: Sleeper picks at TPC Boston Dell Technologies Championship: Sleeper picks at TPC Boston
- August 30, 2017

McIlroy, who is tied with Dustin Johnson for the most victories in playoff history at four, will be back at TPC Boston this week to defend his title. Was T6 last week and leads the tour in number of top 10s this year. Or if you'd like to watch all of the remaining FedEx Cup Playoffs events, you can buy a Now TV Sky Sports Month Pass for £33.99. (more...)
Tottenham sign Juan Foyth from Estudiantes Tottenham sign Juan Foyth from Estudiantes
- August 30, 2017

Speaking to El Dia in Argentina earlier this week, Foyth explained the motives behind his move to Tottenham and the role manager Mauricio Pochettino played. Foyth is Spurs' second major transfer of the window following its club-record signing of Ajax's Davinson Sanchez , while back-up goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga has also joined. (more...)
Texans Want Season Opener To Remain In Houston Texans Want Season Opener To Remain In Houston
- August 30, 2017

The Texans have been practicing at the Dallas Cowboys' facility in Frisco while Hurricane Harvey stalled over the Houston area, dumping 51 inches of rain. "This is bigger than football". "We hope to have magnificent attendance if for no other reason than to support the victims down there in Houston". As for Houston defensive end JJ Watt's online fundraiser to help the city recover from the effects of hurricane Harvey, its up to over $4 million. (more...)
Royals end scoreless inning streak and losing skid Royals end scoreless inning streak and losing skid
- August 30, 2017

The 1968 Cubs and the 1906 A's * both had scoreless streaks of 48 innings, and that is the major-league record. He parked an Alex Cobb pitch an estimated 372 feet to left. We've got a good shot at this thing. We believe in ourselves. "Another "W" on the way to where we need to go". It was Merrifield's 16th home run of the season. (more...)
Major League Baseball trades: Mariners reportedly acquire pitcher Mike Leake from the Cardinals Major League Baseball trades: Mariners reportedly acquire pitcher Mike Leake from the Cardinals
- August 30, 2017

Seattle has acquired veteran right-handed starting pitcher Mike Leake from the St. Louis Cardinals , along with worldwide signing cap space of $750,000, for minor league shortstop Rayder Ascanio. Heading into next season, Leake will have $53 million remaining on the five-year, $80 million contract he signed with St. Louis in December 2015. For his career, he owns an ERA+ of 99 across parts of eight big-league seasons. (more...)
Cavs and Celtics set to finalize trade with another late-round pick Cavs and Celtics set to finalize trade with another late-round pick
- August 30, 2017

After weeks of rumors and discussion, last week the Cavaliers agreed to a trade with Boston that sent All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving to the Celtics, in exchange for All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas , forward Jae Crowder , rookie center Ante Zizic and a 2018 first-round pick (via Brooklyn ). (more...)
Isaiah Thomas on hip injury: 'I am not damaged. I'll be back' Isaiah Thomas on hip injury: 'I am not damaged. I'll be back'
- August 30, 2017

And players are notoriously poor judges of when they will be able to get back on the court. Isaiah Thomas' wait to figure out where he will be playing next season hasn't done anything to impact his drive to keep playing at an All-Star level. (more...)
Liverpool attacking trio 'the best' in Premier League, says Dejan Lovren Liverpool attacking trio 'the best' in Premier League, says Dejan Lovren
- August 30, 2017

The Reds will now turn their attentions towards getting ready for their next Premier League game - a trip to The Etihad to take on Manchester City on Saturday 9 September after the worldwide break. Can has been in impressive form so far this season. Now we must continue like this. "We need everyone to stay healthy during the worldwide break and come back together and perform like that again against Manchester City ", Lovren said. (more...)
US Open begins at Flushing Meadows in NY US Open begins at Flushing Meadows in NY
- August 30, 2017

American 18-year-old wildcard Sofia Kenin upset 32nd seed Lauren Davis 7-5 7-5 to reach the second round of a grand slam for the first time in her career. Sandgren is making his main draw debut at the U.S. Open after failing to qualify for the event the previous seven times (2009 and 2011-16), having won the 2017 USTA Roland Garros Wild Card Challenge to earn his spot in the main draw. (more...)
Roger Federer weathers slow start, says he feels 'extremely well' Roger Federer weathers slow start, says he feels 'extremely well'
- August 30, 2017

I was maybe a bit anxious about my back issue but was eventually able to let go. "I'm the lucky guy who got to play through the rain so I'm very happy about the roof". "He's an aggressive baseliner like so numerous Americans", said Federer , who missed the 2016 tournament through injury. It was exciting. It's kind of why I came to NY, as well. (more...)
Great British Bake Off's viewing figures on Channel 4 are in Great British Bake Off's viewing figures on Channel 4 are in
- August 30, 2017

The episode was the first to be shown on Channel 4 since it paid £75m to take the show away from the BBC , which aired the first seven series. A total of 5.8 million viewers watched on Channel 4 and Channel 4 HD between 8pm and 9.15pm on Tuesday, with a further 700,000 viewers tuning in on Channel 4 +1, 30% share of all television viewers at those times. (more...)
Huge Twitter hint dropped that Tottenham big-money signing is now done Huge Twitter hint dropped that Tottenham big-money signing is now done
- August 30, 2017

Spurs have agreed a £23m fee with Paris Saint-Germain for Aurier , who will sign a five-year deal with the north London club. Serge Aurier has sent social media into meltdown with a tweet suggesting he could finally get his move to the Premier League. (more...)
Krychowiak set for West Brom Krychowiak set for West Brom
- August 30, 2017

Krychowiak was seen as one of Europe's best defensive midfielders during his time at Sevilla but he has endured a hard campaign under old manager Unai Emery in Paris. West Brom have already signed Gareth Barry in midfield this summer as a replacement for Darren Fletcher, as well as bringing in Ahmed Hegazi, Oliver Burke and Jay Rodriguez. (more...)
Andy Murray Withdraws From US Open Andy Murray Withdraws From US Open
- August 30, 2017

Sandgren, 26, only made his grand slam debut at the French Open and should not provide much of an obstacle. Tried resting, rehabbing, to try and get myself ready here. So, obviously there has been a lot of players with injuries this year - Roger and Rafa last year had a few problems. Murray won easily the first time they met at the Australian Open last year but 20-year-old Zverev has soared since then and has won five titles this year, albeit without making it past the fourth round of a ... (more...)
Stanton's 18th HR in August ties ML record Stanton's 18th HR in August ties ML record
- August 30, 2017

Sosa had 20 in June 1998 and finished with 66 that season. "We didn't get the win out of it, but to be able to do that's pretty cool". Werth (toe) is expected to be activated from the DL prior to Monday's game against the Marlins, Chelsea Janes of The Washington Post reports. (more...)
Top seed Rafael Nadal starts US Open campaign with comfortable win Top seed Rafael Nadal starts US Open campaign with comfortable win
- August 30, 2017

Playing in the U.S. Open main draw for a third time, Kenin entered the tournament as a wildcard after winning the U.S. Open Wild Card Challenge. We worked with passion and we played well. Sharapova faces a hard test Monday in the night feature match at Arthur Ashe Stadium against world number two Simona Halep of Romania. Maybe I will change this. (more...)
Ronda Rousey Marries Fellow UFC Fighter Travis Browne In Hawaii Ronda Rousey Marries Fellow UFC Fighter Travis Browne In Hawaii
- August 30, 2017

Travis posted a black and white shot of the couple on Instagram, gushing about his new bride who is "so ideal in every way". "Congrats to Ronda and Travis ". The two fighters who have been dating since 2015 announced their engagement in April. "Apparently he had this whole speech prepared but it just went down into bullet points in the moment". (more...)

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