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India vs Australia: Azharuddin questions decision to rest R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja India vs Australia: Azharuddin questions decision to rest R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja
- September 12, 2017

They both had a grueling 4-5 months with the team. Virat Kohli already has 30th ODI centuries for India. And what would Star, the broadcasters, make of India's finest taking time off from a tournament they just paid almost '16,500 crores to broadcast over the next five years? Now if the plan of "resting" Ashwin or not picking him due to "rotation" policy is to give the premier Test spinner a chance to get used to the conditions in England where India tour in July-September next year, ... (more...)
Northern Ireland manager arrested for 'drink-driving' Northern Ireland manager arrested for 'drink-driving'
- September 12, 2017

O'Neill has been a major success as Northern Ireland manager, taking the side to the last 16 of last year's European Championships in France. Police Scotland said in a statement that a 48-year-old man had been arrested and charged "in connection with drink driving " eastbound on the A720 at 12.55am BST on Sunday. (more...)
Jose Ramirez Suffers Forearm Injury During Tigers vs. Indians Jose Ramirez Suffers Forearm Injury During Tigers vs. Indians
- September 12, 2017

Milwaukee didn't get a runner past first base against the Pirates and fell 2 1/2 games behind Chicago in the N.L. Central after outscoring the Cubs 20-3 in a three-game sweep at Wrigley Field over the weekend. Hunter Pence's third hit of the game broke a sixth-inning, and Buster Posey doubled home a run in the seventh, helping the San Francisco Giants extend the Los Angeles Dodgers' losing streak to 11 games with an 8-6 victory in the opener of a three-game series Monday night. (more...)
Irma weakens to tropical storm but keeps spreading misery Irma weakens to tropical storm but keeps spreading misery
- September 12, 2017

They began assessing damage to the airport once winds died down late on Monday and said areas needing attention included flooding in the Main Terminal, torn canopies on the arrival and departure curbs, and debris on roadways. A Storm Surge Warning is in effect from the South Santee River in SC southward to the Flagler/Volusia County line in Florida, from north of Anna Maria Island to the Ochlockonee River and Tampa Bay. (more...)
Blake Bortles slapped Allen Robinson's left knee moments after he injured it Blake Bortles slapped Allen Robinson's left knee moments after he injured it
- September 12, 2017

It was a huge loss in a big victory for the Jaguars , who hadn't won an opener since 2011. The Jaguars' leading receiver is expected to miss the rest of the regular season. A fourth-round draft pick from Oklahoma, Westbrook was a 2016 Heisman Trophy finalist and the Biletnikoff Award victor. Robinson was hurt on the third play of Sunday's game, after he caught a 17-yard pass from Blake Bortles on third-and-2 to convert the first down. (more...)
UEFA Champions League returns with Real Madrid the team to beat UEFA Champions League returns with Real Madrid the team to beat
- September 12, 2017

Hibernian manager Lennon, who was in charge of Celtic from 2010 until 2014, though, believes that the Hoops can book a spot in the last 16 of Europe's premier club competition this season. This will likely be considered the weakest of the eight groups. The Ukrainian champion is always fighting against the disadvantage of not playing a real home game in three years due to the conflict involving pro-Russian separatists around its home city. (more...)
Gareth Bale speaks out on his one Tottenham Hotspur regret Gareth Bale speaks out on his one Tottenham Hotspur regret
- September 12, 2017

Bale managed to return to play in the Champions League final in his home city of Cardiff, where he appeared for the final 13 minutes of Real's 4-1 win over Juventus. "They are all opinions". So I'm used to people writing good things, bad things. "Football is a sport which stirs passions and it's normal that everyone has their opinions". (more...)
Joshua vs Pulev Face Off For The First Time Joshua vs Pulev Face Off For The First Time
- September 12, 2017

Despite starting as a huge outsider, Pulev is actually the far more experienced fighter having had his professional debut just months after Joshua first walked into the Finchley Amateur Boxing Club. Pulev admits the clash could be "terrifying" and while unbeaten Joshua does not go in for unsavoury trash talk, he showed the Bulgarian, 36, he means business when the pair faced off for the first time at Cardiff's Principality Stadium, the venue for the fight, yesterday. (more...)
When Will Hurricane Irma Hit Savannah, Georgia? When Will Hurricane Irma Hit Savannah, Georgia?
- September 12, 2017

At its St Lucie nuclear plant located about 120 miles (190 km) north of Miami , FPL started to reduce power at Unit 1 due to salt buildup from Irma in the switchyard, NRC spokesman Roger Hannah said . A auto sits abandoned in storm surge along North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale. Tornado watches disappeared for central and eastern portions of Florida. (more...)
The Chainsmokers Clarified That Racially Insensitive The Chainsmokers Clarified That Racially Insensitive "Joke"
- September 12, 2017

The minute-long segment opens with the interviewer asking member Alex Paul if he brings his dog with them during tours. The Chainsmokers are now in South Korea, where they're thought to be collaborating with k-pop group BTS . The interviewer, who is Asian, responds with his hand over his mouth. Because not only did Pall apologize for his comment - he turned it into a call to action against the widely-scorned dog slaughtering committed during the country's annual Yulin Dog Meat ... (more...)
Crystal Palace sack Frank de Boer Crystal Palace sack Frank de Boer
- September 12, 2017

Crystal Palace said they had "parted company" with De Boer , thanking him for "his dedication and hard work during his time at the club". The Mirror reports that Roy Hodgson will be given the job and the announcement will be made on Tuesday (September 12), with chairman Steve Parish giving the former England boss a two-year deal . (more...)
Mats Point: Del Potro no chance against Federer, says Wilander
- September 12, 2017

While world number three Federer is hugely popular with the NY crowd, the 24th seeded Del Potro can count on support from the legions of Argentines that have packed into Flushing Meadows this week to urge on their beloved "Delpo". "I admire him, too". The Argentine enjoyed huge support - chants of "Del-Po! But always it's a pleasure to play the greatest guy in history". "I was exhausted after the last point of the match". (more...)
Jose Mourinho reveals incident with Nemanja Matic that will 'mark him forever' Jose Mourinho reveals incident with Nemanja Matic that will 'mark him forever'
- September 12, 2017

Not only was Mourinho impressed with Matic's reaction to a hard situation, but he then knew he could trust the player, and described him as one of "his guys". So let's keep going'. " More confident and clearly more balanced even if I think the defence needs more". "So I don't know what the stats are but I'd argue that in general play they played more long balls than we did because they've got that threat and that's what they try to exploit". (more...)
Perrie Edwards hits back at rumours she's split with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Perrie Edwards hits back at rumours she's split with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
- September 12, 2017

The biggest rumour was that they had split up, following Alex's transfer to Liverpool FC, with many saying their now long-distance relationship won't work. " I've been watching him for a very long time and I still don't know what he's good at ". It was claimed that Perrie and Alex were butting heads because the songstress wanted him to move to Chelsea. (more...)
Tom Brady Doesn't Pay Much Attention to Colin Kaepernick, Anthem Protests Tom Brady Doesn't Pay Much Attention to Colin Kaepernick, Anthem Protests
- September 12, 2017

Some highlights from the game include an illegal forward pass from Tom Brady , the team's quarterback during the third quarter. That game had been the most scored against a Bill Belichick-led Patriots team until this past Thursday. Even more, if the Chiefs are playing in January, how much work do they give Hunt now? The special teams were the most effective unit last Thursday night, with Stephen Gostkowski hitting all of his field goal and extra point attempts. (more...)
Juventus coach Allegri would welcome Barcelona draw Juventus coach Allegri would welcome Barcelona draw
- September 12, 2017

Juve visit Ernesto Valverde's Barca in their opening group match on Tuesday and Allegri said it would be "extraordinary" if his team could keep a clean sheet against them for the third time in 2017 following their 3-0 aggregate victory in April. (more...)
New England Patriots to replace field turf one game into National Football League season New England Patriots to replace field turf one game into National Football League season
- September 12, 2017

The Pats share the stadium with the New England Revolution. A survey of NFL players in 2006 voted the Patriots' field as one of the two worst in the league. Mike Reiss reports that the change is being made because the playing surface is " not meeting team standards ". Much like in 2017, the Patriots lost the game prior to the field turf and two-week break away from home. (more...)
Bradley Zimmer will have surgery on broken left hand Tuesday Bradley Zimmer will have surgery on broken left hand Tuesday
- September 12, 2017

The Indians are now in the midst of an 18-game winning streak, which began the day after Kipnis hit the disabled list. Orioles: RHP Ubaldo Jimenez will make his first start since August 30 in the first of a three-game series Monday against Toronto. (more...)
Longtime Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski lands on injured reserve Longtime Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski lands on injured reserve
- September 12, 2017

Despite bouncing around training camps the last few seasons, Tavecchio has yet to appear in an National Football League game. Tavecchio has spent each of the last four preseasons with the Raiders without making an active roster. Mason Crosby converted under 64 percent of his field goal attempts past year, so the Packers are bringing in offseason competition. The Raiders had signed Tavecchio on Friday as insurance if Janikowski wasn't healed and brought him to Tennessee in case he needed to be ... (more...)
National Football League appeals Elliott's injunction to Fifth Circuit National Football League appeals Elliott's injunction to Fifth Circuit
- September 12, 2017

In Friday's decision, Judge Mazzant cited the "fundamental unfairness" of the NFL's process for suspending Elliott , and called out the league for turning a "blind eye" to league investigator Kia Roberts's opinion that Elliott should not be suspended. (more...)