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Ignored for the tour of England, Rohit put up stunning performances in the Asia Cup and the series against West Indies, which rewarded him a berth in the Test squad for the tour of Australia . "The reason we flew down here is to get used to the bounce". He is confident that his pacers will enjoy bowling on Australian pitches. I've not played at the new Perth ground but everytime we have played here ( Brisbane ), it has always tested us as a batting unit.
  • Jimmy Butler scores 14 points in losing Philadelphia 76ers debut

    Jimmy Butler scores 14 points in losing Philadelphia 76ers debut

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    On the other hand, the Magic are attempting to rebound from a narrow loss to the Washington Wizards and will look to spoil Butler's moment. "I was always just focused on hoops", Butler said after the Sixers finished up morning shootaround at a suburban Orlando high school.
  • Nets’ Caris LeVert will not require surgery, expected to return this season

    Nets’ Caris LeVert will not require surgery, expected to return this season

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    LeVert doesn't require surgery on his dislocated right foot and is expected to return to play this season, the team announced Tuesday. "While the optics of this injury may have appeared to be more severe, surgery will not be required". Judging from the gravity of the situation, LeVert's injury was compared to that of Gordon Hayward who picked up a season-ending injury in the 6th minute of his debut game in the Boston Celtics in 2017, which was also the team's season opener.
  • NFL Players Are Considering Sitting Out Of Major Week 11 Game

    NFL Players Are Considering Sitting Out Of Major Week 11 Game

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    With both teams 9-1 and featuring two of the most productive offenses in the league, the contest easily is one of the most anticipated games of the season. "We all know that it's not right, that it has not been right and that it will not be all right, but those are the circumstances, and if we can help, we will do it".
  • Arizona Cardinals need more than two good drives

    Arizona Cardinals need more than two good drives

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    Mahomes isn't expected to miss any playing time either, though Reid said, "If he has to, that's not a big deal". Officially, he finished with one tackle, one quarterback hurry and one pass defended along with the interception. Cable and satellite subscribers can watch the Cardinals Chiefs game live stream at Fox Sports Go by logging in with their provider credentials.
  • Tomlin on if RB Bell doesn't show: 'So be it'

    Tomlin on if RB Bell doesn't show: 'So be it'

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    Only he didn't. And when preparations for Pittsburgh's Week 1 trip to Cleveland began without Bell, several Steelers - particularly the offensive line - vented their frustrations publicly. Bell's been tearin' it up on jet skis and in nightclubs during his time away from the squad - but most, including the team's owner , expected him to be back with the team today.
  • Sergio Garcia leads Louis Oosthuizen at Nedbank Golf Challenge

    Sergio Garcia leads Louis Oosthuizen at Nedbank Golf Challenge

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    For three days, Garcia, who opened with a first-round 64, eight under par, to establish a healthy lead, had been a strolling player, striking the ball effortlessly well and not really worrying whether he made putts or not. Fisher eagled the 10th in his five-under 67 and is fourth on six under. Lee Westwood , a two-time victor like Garcia, is one of the pack lurking on seven-under-par, three strokes off the lead, and he is going to relish the opportunity to go for another crown on a course ...
  • What channel is Ireland vs Argentina on today?

    What channel is Ireland vs Argentina on today?

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    Schmidt told reporters there was "no compulsion to push himself forward or to come out and try to force himself into the frame, unless he's super comfortable". For some time they were good enough to scare the All Blacks but not actually beat them. In some ways, it has changed the complexion of the relationship - put New Zealand on notice that they are facing a team that now has the capacity to hang in for 80 minutes rather than 70.
  • Xherdan Shaqiri Starts - Liverpool Team vs Fulham Confirmed

    Xherdan Shaqiri Starts - Liverpool Team vs Fulham Confirmed

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    That is the view of BBC Sport pundit Garth Crooks, who was impressed by Robertson's display for Liverpool against Fulham . After Aleksandar Mitrovic headed in Tom Cairney's cross but was adjudged to be offside, Liverpool broke and Salah raced on to Trent Alexander-Arnold's ball forward before firing past keeper Rico.
  • Half display cost us, laments Barcelona boss Valverde

    Half display cost us, laments Barcelona boss Valverde

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    Junior Firpo opened scoring for the visitors in the 20th minute after connecting with William Carvalho's pass. Messi brought Barcelona a goal back from the penalty spot past the hour mark, but Giovani Lo Celso found space in the box just three minutes later and powered it home past Marc-Andre ter Stegen who got a touch.
  • Rockets appear to be dumping Carmelo Anthony already

    Rockets appear to be dumping Carmelo Anthony already

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    Anthony has had a couple of good games, but overall he has been a poor fit for Rockets. It's unfair that there's all this speculation on just one player. The Rockets have gotten off to a slow star this season, and while that isn't completely Anthony's fault, his play hasn't been overwhelming. Translation - the Rockets don't think Anthony can be a key piece to help them win now.
  • Roger Federer crashes to Kei Nishikori in ATP Finals opener

    Roger Federer crashes to Kei Nishikori in ATP Finals opener

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    Both players raised their level as 10 consecutive points, which included three match points for Anderson and two set points for Thiem, went with serve. In fact, eight of the top 10 players in the world were sharing the train with regular passengers on the way to Westminster station and the English Houses of Parliament for the launch of the Nitto ATP Finals.
  • England denied victory by All Black comeback

    England denied victory by All Black comeback

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    But they did pass the test. All Blacks assistant coach Ian Foster praised the decision making of star first-five Beauden Barrett, following his drop goal heroics in this morning's 16-15 win over England at Twickenham. In a sport like this you see every week that anybody can win on any given day. [The pressure] is there, it's not going to go away. "If you look at occasions where teams have beaten the All Blacks, it's occasions where teams have taken the game to them".
  • Dez Bryant Fears Torn Achilles After Injury at Saints Practice

    Dez Bryant Fears Torn Achilles After Injury at Saints Practice

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    The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Saturday because the Saints have not announced details of the veteran receiver's injury. He signed his last Cowboys contract right after that, but has not approached that level of production since - a central reason Dallas released him in April with two years left on his five-year, $70 million contract.
  • Ferrari facing elimination in 2018 Brazilian Grand Prix

    Ferrari facing elimination in 2018 Brazilian Grand Prix

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    Mercedes can claim a fifth consecutive constructors' title if they outscore Ferrari by 13 points at the 2018 season's penultimate race, and Wolff believes this was a factor in the Scuderia's thinking. In the opening moments of Q2, as drivers struggled to post a "banker" lap before conditions deteriorated, there was a heart in the mouth moment when Sergey Sirotkin nearly collected a slow Lewis Hamilton who appeared not to have seen the Russian as he moved to the left off of the racing line.
  • Guardiola sends encouraging message to Mourinho ahead of Manchester derby

    Guardiola sends encouraging message to Mourinho ahead of Manchester derby

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    Jose Mourinho has described the quality of Manchester City's work on the pitch as "untouchable" while refusing to get embroiled in the controversy about alleged Financial Fair Play breaches made by his rivals. Asked if United would attack City, Mourinho said: "We are going to try". "There are little things in his game that I am not a big fan". 'Is scoring goals in one career, is scoring goals [in] like the Spanish league'.
  • Manchester United and Manchester City's French players to party together after derby

    Manchester United and Manchester City's French players to party together after derby

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    Pogba and Mendy have known each other since they were together as youngsters at Le Havre's youth academy and have maintained that friendship in Manchester. "The top teams, you can not imagine and think about it, play amazingly for 90 minutes and they don't have chances". And Mourinho said United are not focusing on the yawning gap between the two clubs in the build-up to Sunday's game.
  • LeBron James Is Now Headband LeBron In ‘NBA 2K19’

    LeBron James Is Now Headband LeBron In ‘NBA 2K19’

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    Timberwolves point guard Derrick Rose put in yet another outstanding performance with 31 points that included 7-for-9 from beyond the arc. "The big man - who said he picked L.A. Asked what it is like to play alongside James, he said: "I can't describe it, it's unbelievable". Typically, veterans on struggling teams like Chandler get waived around mid-season, when we have a good idea of what teams are playoff bound and what their needs are.
  • Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool need title win for season to be a success

    Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool need title win for season to be a success

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    While Klopp admitted his players were below-par on Tuesday night in Serbia, he said: "A lot of things are better than at the same time past year". Midfield: Naby Keita was an unused sub against Red Star but Klopp says he's fit to start on Sunday and I think he'll be recalled as Liverpool could certainly do with his energy in the middle of the park after a couple of poor performances.
  • Guardiola defends Man City over financial fair play allegations

    Guardiola defends Man City over financial fair play allegations

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    Man City risked Champions League expulsion in 2014 if a UEFA club finance panel had found it had severely breached "Financial Fair Play" rules, created to curb overspending on player costs. And while the club have given only a short response to the allegations to date, on Tuesday boss Pep Guardiola insisted City's success is not exclusively down to the money they have spent.
  • Michigan State Spartans vs. Kansas Jayhawks 11/6/18, Prediction & Odds

    Michigan State Spartans vs. Kansas Jayhawks 11/6/18, Prediction & Odds

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    Calipari had previously suffered a 33-point loss to West Virginia while he was at UMass and a 32-point loss during his time in the National Basketball Association. The Jayhawks are a definite contender for a team that could upset Duke simply because they're equally as, if not more, talented than the Blue Devils this season.
  • Juan Mata speaks out on new contract after Juventus win

    Juan Mata speaks out on new contract after Juventus win

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    The win sees United move up into second in the group on seven points, while Juventus sit at the top of the Group H table with nine points. Mourinho is unpopular among Juventus fans after managing bitter rival Inter Milan for three years.
  • Gareth Southgate surprised by criticism over Wayne Rooney’s England recall

    Gareth Southgate surprised by criticism over Wayne Rooney’s England recall

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    Southgate confirmed Rooney would play as a substitute in the friendly at Wembley but would not captain the side or wear his usual No 10 shirt. He was the captain when I first got into the squad. "If we're also talking about helping young players develop in the global set-up, then surely celebrating Wayne's career in this way is an example to the next generation of England stars.
  • Wong seeks Gold Glove honor Sunday

    Wong seeks Gold Glove honor Sunday

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    Freddie Freeman ended his career-long Gold Glove drought in odd fashion, tying with Chicago Cubs star Anthony Rizzo in the vote. For Bradley Jr.it was his first Gold Glove, while Betts has now won it three years in a row. At second, he had 373 total chances, with 163 putouts, 204 assists, only made six errors, turned 60 double plays, and had a fielding percentage of.984.
  • First place Raptors clobber Lakers, Bucks topple Kings

    First place Raptors clobber Lakers, Bucks topple Kings

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    Serge Ibaka stood out for Toronto in Leonard's absence, scoring 26 in the first half and finishing with 34 points on 15-of-17 shooting. Leonard said the injury wasn't serious, although the team listed him as questionable to face the Lakers.
  • Manchester City's Pep Guardiola: Raheem Sterling can get even better

    Manchester City's Pep Guardiola: Raheem Sterling can get even better

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    He is stable and is focused on what he has to do to become a better player. There were moments of encouragement for Saints after that time. "After Liverpool dropped points it was important that we won". Southampton headed into the match winless in six league matches and without a goal in five of them, and what was always going to be a hard task was made even tougher when conceding six minutes in.
  • Tom Curry ruled out of autumn series with 'serious' ankle injury

    Tom Curry ruled out of autumn series with 'serious' ankle injury

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    England flanker Tom Curry is "highly unlikely" to face New Zealand on Saturday due to an ankle injury, head coach Eddie Jones said on Monday. The clock had ticked past the 80-minute mark at Twickenham with England desperately trying to keep the Springboks at bay when Farrell smashed into replacement Andre Esterhuizen , knocking him back and dislodging the ball.
  • Mayweather to fight in Japan on New Year's Eve

    Mayweather to fight in Japan on New Year's Eve

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    I love to entertain, I like for people to be entertained, and who doesn't want to be entertained? "I wanted to display my skills outside the US and be in a special fight", he said. 'My opponent looks taller than he actually is and I think that comes from the aura that he has, but I think I can hit him, ' he said. The 41-year-old Mayweather is 50-0, while the 20-year-old Nasukawa is also undefeated.
  • Manchester United will take belief into Juventus game, says Chris Smalling

    Manchester United will take belief into Juventus game, says Chris Smalling

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    After yet another frustrating start to the game, Manchester United once again crawled their way back, sealing all three points in the dying embers of the game. There was disappointment at half-time as we weren't winning. "We created lots of chances, we deserved to score before the minute 90-something", Mourinho added.
  • Queen Of Bermuda fourth at Breeders' Cup

    Queen Of Bermuda fourth at Breeders' Cup

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    She has nine wins and a third in 10 starts and more than $8.5 million in career earnings. "It was a wonderful stretch run between two great fillies and two great jockeys". "As a 5-year-old, he's come out of those Classic races in good shape physically and continued right on". "It's the kickback [that is the problem] and, if the track is sloppy, that's probably a no-go", Gosden told reporters at Churchill Downs.
  • India bowl; Krunal and Khaleel handed T20I debuts

    India bowl; Krunal and Khaleel handed T20I debuts

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    Rohit Sharma who has done exceptionally well with the bat and captainship will lead the young Indian side. This wasn't Rohit Sharma's night but then Dinesh Karthik has shown in the last IPL that he too can stake claim to a piece of the Eden Gardens.
  • Townsend: Crystal Palace will learn from Chelsea defeat

    Townsend: Crystal Palace will learn from Chelsea defeat

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    Tomkins played the ball out from the back and Townsend laid it off to James McArthur before sprinting past David Luiz to collect the Scottish midfielder's return pass and shoot beyond keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga. This smart video from Chelsea seems to neatly sum up the rich vein of form the Blues are in at the minute. There can rarely be a side more in need of a proper centre-forward than Crystal Palace.
  • Diaz stars in Man City’s cup win; De Bruyne has injury scare

    Diaz stars in Man City’s cup win; De Bruyne has injury scare

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    Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says the club will do everything they can to try and convince wonderkid Brahim Diaz to stay at the club. "We are sad for him". "They know how we tried to help them in the particular way we want to play". City must wait to find out their quarter-final opponents after Leicester's game with Southampton on Tuesday was postponed following the death of the club's owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha in a helicopter crash outside the King Power Stadium on ...
  • Dhoni pulls a prank on Rohit during post-match celebrations

    Dhoni pulls a prank on Rohit during post-match celebrations

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    India dished out a splendid performance in the fifth and final One-Day International at the Greenfield International Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram . When is India vs West Indies 5th ODI? Kohli had ended the two-match Test series against the Windies with 184 runs in two innings and he carried his brilliant form in the 50-over format where he shattered several records en-route three consecutive centuries in the first three ODIs.
  • WRAPUP 2-Soccer-Chelsea beat Lampard's Derby to reach League Cup quarters

    WRAPUP 2-Soccer-Chelsea beat Lampard's Derby to reach League Cup quarters

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    DF Davide Zappacosta, 6 - Provided two assists with unsafe crosses, though it's hard to know how much credit to give him when they both found Derby players. Chelsea fans in the Matthew Harding upper and lower promptly replied with "Derby Derby, give us a goal". That's why he scored so many goals. It took just five minutes and a woefully misguided swing of Tomori's boot to hammer the message home, as well as set the tone for a wild and at times comically frantic contest.
  • Double Blow For Klopp: Liverpool Duo Expected To Miss Trip To Arsenal

    Double Blow For Klopp: Liverpool Duo Expected To Miss Trip To Arsenal

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    Salah enjoyed a successful season against Arsenal previous year, scoring against the North Londoners in both Premier League fixtures. Speaking to TalkSport at the launch of former Arsenal vice-chairman David Dein's "Twinning Project" initiative at Wembley Stadium on Wednesday, Wenger said: "Look, I am not the Real Madrid manager, I am here today to support David Dein".
  • Late Ndidi goal rescues point for Leicester against 10-man West Ham

    Late Ndidi goal rescues point for Leicester against 10-man West Ham

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    While Ndidi played throughout the Premier League clash staged at the King Power Stadium , Iheanacho was subbed off in the 62nd minute. "For me, they are a very good team". "I thought more about that at the end than the game". We must continue working and we are unlucky with the goals we are conceding. Anderson chipped the ball to the back post from a Snodgrass free-kick and Declan Rice headed it back across the penalty area where Balbuena saw his diving header hit the inside of a post ...
  • Huge crowd at Ferguson Park for Cox Plate

    Huge crowd at Ferguson Park for Cox Plate

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    We made the decision to let her continue her racing days in Australia and we are so very happy with that decision. Winx runs unbelievable times (she set the Cox Plate race record and then broke it a couple of years later herself). "It's the time to enjoy a great horse that did smash Benbatl up and I wanted to see that", Chapman said. "We're just making sure she's still as good as the year before, or even six months".
  • Nishikori targets being the eighth man in Vienna

    Nishikori targets being the eighth man in Vienna

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    Kei Nishikori ended Dominic Thiem's hopes of a home win at the Vienna Open to boost his ATP Finals chances, while Roger Federer stumbled into the Swiss Indoors Basel semis. Earlier in the day, Nishikori defeated qualifier Mikhail Kukushkin from Kazakhstan 6-4, 6-3. Anderson will be the first South African in 23 years to feature in the season-ending tournament in London next month after a 6-3 7-6 (7-3) defeat of Nishikori.
  • Copil stuns 5th-ranked Zverev to reach Swiss Indoors final

    Copil stuns 5th-ranked Zverev to reach Swiss Indoors final

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    It's the second final of the year for Copil. It still took him four match points over three games to get the job done against a player he beat in three sets in the first round of the Shanghai Masters this month. Federer has never lost a championship match to an opponent ranked below World Number 87. "It will be a challenge but I'm excited to see how I feel tomorrow, playing a young guy", said Federer.