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England v West Indies 4th ODI: Teams announced

Two of those were enforced, with Sam Billings and Jason Roy replacing Ben Stokes and Alex Hales, while fast bowler Jake Ball came in for David Willey. West Indies had been 33 for three after Chris Woakes's early treble strike that included the fourth ball dismissal of dangerman Chris Gayle, caught in the slips following his dashing 94 in Bristol. Read More »

Trump starts the day by slamming the NFL

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The Rams and 49ers played Thursday, before Trump took to Twitter over the weekend blasting players who kneel and called for them to be "fired or suspended". "This is an answer to it". Owners are well aware that the fan base don't all have the same views. "I was happy to see the Arizona Cardinals stood during this, " the governor said. Read More »

Even Jamaica's Usain Bolt showed respect for national anthem

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President Donald Trump on Tuesday hunkered down on his national anthem comments when he tweeted out an old video of Jamaican Olympian champion Usain Bolt stopping an interview for the "Star Spangled Banner ". The peaceful protests began past year when Colin Kaepernick knelt during the national anthem in protest of discrimination and police brutality in the United States. Read More »

Mithali Raj's life to be portrayed on-screen now

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Viacom18 Motion Pictures has acquired the rights for biopic on Mithali, who is the highest run-scorer in women's global cricket and the only woman cricketer to surpass the 6,000 run-mark in ODIs. He said, "Viacom18 Motion Pictures has always been the pioneer in showcasing content with the portrayal of strong women characters right from Queen to Kahaani and Mary Kom ". Read More »

Banged-up Packers beat Bengals in OT

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After all, Long went 10 months without being able to play the game he loves, sidelined following surgery to fix a broken ankle he sustained last November 13 in Tampa. Justin McCray, a former undrafted free agent, has filled in at right tackle the last two games and struggled. -COACHING: B - The offense was more efficient and showed a few new wrinkles in the first game under new offensive coordinator Bill Lazor. Read More »

Puerto Rico faces a humanitarian crisis after Hurricane Maria

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Irad Ortiz Jr., one of the nation's top jockeys, was born in Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico , and was one of many at Belmont who nervously awaited a shred of news from the devastated island. "All any American needs to do is open a newspaper or turn on a TV to know that Puerto Rico is not doing well". On Sunday a Crowley logistics team dispatched 50 relief trucks to deliver relief supplies around the island, get them unloaded and returned for use bringing more supplies. Read More »

Wenger not jumping to conclusions despite West Brom win

The Baggies will feel hard done by after this defeat, though Pulis will know, regardless of the decisions made by the referee, that his team spurned enough openings that would have helped them take a positive result from this fixture. Shkodran Mustafi fouled Jay Rodriguez with the game goalless but referee Bobby Madley decided against giving a penalty and waved play on. West Brom are very strong defensively, so if Arsenal are not able to create the magic early on in the game, West ... Read More »

Poch: Tottenham fired up for Real Madrid double-header

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But Kane's clinical performance was the difference and he has now scored six hat-tricks in 2017 and five goals in the Champions League this season. Invariably, each goal he scores also sparks discussion of how long Tottenham can keep hold of its star player, with the club known for not paying its players as much as the heavyweights of the European game. Read More »

Conte challenges Chelsea to make Champions League step up

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The defender has again started the current season in a positive fashion and has also bagged two goals in the league, but he is still waiting for his first call-up to the Spain squad. For us it is very important to play this type of game to play away against one of the best teams in the Champions League. "They're a very tough team with a very good manager who has instilled his personality in the team". Read More »

India beat Oz to seal series

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Having lost the five-match series with two games to play, Finch isn't shying away from the gulf between Australia and India . India (From): Rohit Sharma , Ajinkya Rahane , Virat Kohli (c), Manish Pandey, Lokesh Rahul, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni (w), Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar , Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal and Ravindra Jadeja. Read More »

Is Virat Kohli the best captain in cricket history?

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They are in the middle of a dream run in the limited overs format under the leadership of the prolific Indian batsman. Well, they are at it again. What to expect: Showers and thunderstorm. Agar, who returned to Australia's Test side after a four-year absence in Bangladesh in August, will miss the remaining ODIs and three Twenty20 Internationals. Read More »

Costa happy to return 'home'

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The Blues travel to Spain for Wednesday's clash against Atletico Madrid . Chelsea and Atletico secured a deal, estimated to be worth up to €60million, on Thursday, with Costa set to undergo a medical and agree personal terms before finalising a reunion with Diego Simeone's side. Read More »

Werner substitution was because of 'breathing difficulties'

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The Istanbul club travels to Monaco for its next match on October 17. The 21-year-old was pictured with the ear plugs and also holding his hands to his ears before he was taken off in the 32nd minute of the Group G game which saw a loud atmosphere inside the Vodafone Arena in Istanbul. Read More »

Jaguars Owner Locks Arms With Players After Trump Protests

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In a Sunday morning tweet , Trump also urged fans to boycott NFL games to pressure the league to fire or suspend players who show disrespect for "Flag and Country". Trump's clash with one of the biggest stars in the National Basketball Association drew a stinging response from across the National Basketball Association, with Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James among the first to react. Read More »

Zuma must go, he is a liability - COSATU mass march

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Numsa said its members and members affiliated to South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) should wait for the federation's call for a national strike against job losses, neo-liberal policies, corruption, the national minimum wage as well as governments attempt to tamper with the worker's right to strike. Read More »

Adidas executive, four college hoop coaches named in bribery scheme

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The different schools are the main victims of this scheme, Kim said. Louisville's interim president, Gregory Postel, USC Athletic Director Lynn Swann, Arizona and SC said their respective schools would cooperate with authorities. He played his collegiate basketball at Auburn and was originally selected by the Pacers with the fourth overall pick of the 1986 NBA Draft. Among those charged are four coaches, who are accused of steering players to advisers who had paid bribes to the ... Read More »

Jerry Jones kneels with Cowboys players before anthem

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Kneeling during the national anthem before sporting events has been a point of debate since former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick did so last season to bring attention toward police violence against minorities. In a statement released Sunday morning, the Penguins said they respect the office of the president and "the long tradition of championship team visiting the White House". Read More »

Dwyane Wade is reuniting with LeBron James in Cleveland: 3 burning questions

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NBA All-Star LeBron James spoke to the press on Monday following Sunday's protests around the NFL , in which many players took a knee during the national anthem in support of equality. It brings people together like none other". James has a player option for 18-19 that he's likely to decline. "I would love to have D-Wade a part of this team", James said at Cavs media day on Monday. Read More »

Trump announces visit to storm-hit Puerto Rico

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Shortly after announcing plans to visit the Puerto Rico this week, President Donald Trump said Tuesday he is "very proud" of the response to the devastation left by Hurricane Maria on the island, claiming that relief efforts have been described as "amazing". Read More »

LeBron James Explains President Trump Twitter Controversy

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James' Twitter account exploded from there, the 640,000 and counting retweets making it one of the top 15 shared posts ever. National Basketball Association star James had taken aim at Trump on Twitter on Saturday after the president withdrew a White House invitation to the champion Golden State Warriors and star player Stephen Curry . Read More »

Mbalula: Don't buy goods stolen from Dutch tourists

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The robbers tied up the bus driver and tour guide, assaulted some of the tourists and stole many of their possessions, according to Dutch media. Police have confirmed that one of the men who robbed the group was dressed in police uniform. Read More »

Paul Merson predicts the scoreline of Stoke v Chelsea

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The support will mean a lot to Morata, after Chelsea manager Antonio Conte said soon after he signed him that the one striker he would really want was Harry Kane, SkySports reported . "Alvaro didn't play a lot with Juventus and Real Madrid but now he has a great chance to show that he is a fantastic striker". "He is involved totally in our style of football and our ideas and he is very strong". Read More »

Manchester United are reportedly eyeing a fresh move for Antoine Griezmann

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The Europa League holders had been chasing Griezmann hard for nearly a year, but were thwarted in their attempts to finally land him when Atletico's transfer ban was upheld on 1st June. However, ESPN are reporting, via The Sun , that United will look to reignite their move for the Frenchman next summer. Keeping the forward at the Wanda Metropolitano will be hard for Atletico though as the ex-Real Sociedad forward seems to have a release clause of around £88 million and United certainly ... Read More »

Alvaro Morata Hat-Trick Leads Chelsea to Easy Win vs. Stoke City

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In the week it was confirmed Costa was set to rejoin Atletico Madrid , Morata looked more comfortable than ever in the role as his successor as Chelsea's main striker. "Alvaro don't forget, in his previous experience, didn't play a lot at Juventus or at Real Madrid ", Conte said. Chelsea have a new leading man. Read More »

Watch these precious 'Jeopardy' contestants tank while trying to answer sports questions

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Sometimes people on the show know sports, and sometimes they don't. The contestants failed to name the teams correctly, with one contestant answering the " Colorado Rockies " for one item. This answer though was the most egregious. They do have a Marcus Allen on staff, he just wasn't a hall-of-fame running back. That likely won't take away the sting that she didn't make Final Jeopardy though. Read More »