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Trevor Bayliss says England's batting must improve for Ashes Tests

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That's definitely what we will need throughout this Test series. But England Head Coach Trevor Bayliss believes Ball should be fit for the first test in Brisbane, which begins on November 23rd. Not just spend time in the middle, but make 100s. England's batsmen will have another opportunity to get some big runs under their belt in the final warm-up match against a Cricket Australia XI in Townsville , in far northern Queensland state, from Wednesday before the first Test in ... Read More »

David Moyes: Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez will get West Ham chance

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Ings would be arguably be the ideal short-term fix for the struggling London outfit as they look to get out of relegation trouble. The 29-year-old is the Hammers' top scorer in the Premier League this season, netting over a third of their goals to date, and his potential absence will do nothing to boost a team now languishing in the relegation zone. Read More »

Auburn in the hunt after downing top-ranked Georgia

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Our team seized the moment". They would be right in the middle of the national championship picture. "And all the dreams we have are still alive". Michel's longest run of the night was seven yards, and Chubb's was six. "On the touchdown to Darius is when I kind of settled in", Stidham said. ( 6) WISCONSIN 38, IOWA 14: Receiver Kendric Pryor scored twice, and the Badgers (10-0, 7-0 Big Ten) relied on stifling defense to overcome four turnovers against the visiting Hawkeyes (6-4, 3-4) and ... Read More »

Neymar is in tears after coach Tite defends his reputation

Privately Emery sees Neymar's antics over Cavani's penalty-taking duties as completely against all he believes in. But before Tite spoke after the match, Neymar himself admitted that he is "happy" in Paris and denied reports that he has a bad relationship with Emery or Edinson Cavani, whom he had an argument with over penalty duties in PSG's win over Lyon in September. Read More »

Club president: 'Diego Simeone is untouchable at Atletico Madrid'

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GETTYGriezmann has been on United's radar for a number of years. "Simeone is untouchable at Atletico Madrid , for the players, for the directors and for the supporters". While still unbeaten in LaLiga ahead of the Madrid derby on November 18, Simeone's Atletico have struggled to score goals in a season that has been dominated by disappointing draws. Read More »

UFC Fight Night 120: Poirier vs. Pettis Results

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The action was furious from the opening bell, with Poirier using his trademark pressure style to stalk the more striking-focused Pettis with some effective takedowns and follow-up ground and pound, but "Showtime" used a crafty ground game to reverse position and land his own damage. Read More »

Moses nominated for BBC African Footballer of the Year

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Egypt winger Salah has had a year to remember both in the colours of Roma and Liverpool , and for his national side. Victor Moses scored a total of four goals in 40 games played in all competitions for Chelsea in 2016-17 season. On the global stage, Moses has been a key player for the Super Eagles who emerged as the first African team to qualify for next summer's World Cup in Russian Federation. Read More »

Aaron Hernandez's brain severely damaged by CTE, doctor says

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Aaron Hernandez , who killed himself in prison earlier this year, suffered from a severe case of CTE. " In this age group, he's clearly at the severe end of the spectrum ", Ann McKee, the head of Boston University's CTE Center, said. According to McKee, Hernandez was found to have Stage 3 CTE based upon the studies of his brain. CTE, which can only be diagnosed in an autopsy, has been found in former members of the military, football players and boxers and others who suffered repeated head ... Read More »

Vols fall to Missouri in McBride's first career start

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From here, the Tigers head to Vanderbilt (4-6, 0-6) next Saturday, followed by the November 24 regular-season finale at Arkansas (4-6, 1-5). If not for a Nigel Warrior pick-six in the first half, this game would look much worse than it did already. Read More »

Ramos 'opens door' for Neymar arrival

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Meanwhile, Madrid defender Sergio Ramos has said he would like to have Neymar at the Santiago Bernabeu, per Cadena Ser (via Goal's Sacha Pisani ). "I had a chat with (team coordinator) Edu and Tite because these things are hurting me, every day there are these stories". "He [Mourinho] is pretty happy at Man United at the moment - but why not?" I know this sensation and I want to know again this thrill with PSG . Read More »

Wisconsin, Michigan's next opponent, remains unbeaten with 38-14 win vs Iowa

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And late in the third quarter, linebacker T.J. Edwards intercepted Stanley to thwart the Hawkeyes' best drive, which gained 33 yards. Menomonie native Nate Stanley's return to Wisconsin was spoiled by a smothering Badgers defense that held the Hawkeyes to 66 total yards and only 41 through the air in a 38-14 Wisconsin victory. Read More »

Andrew Luck seeking treatment on shoulder in Europe

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NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Saturday per sources informed of the situation that the Indianapolis Colts' star quarterback is travelling to Europe for treatment on his surgically repaired throwing shoulder that continues to give him issues. Read More »

No. 21 MI dominates Maryland in 1st half in 35-10 win

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Maryland Football lost a tough one to Rutgers 31 -24 and their next game against the Michigan Wolverines, will not be an easy task. It's hard to believe it's already game 10, but here are three bold predictions from a Wolverines perspective. Read More »

USA military to launch 3-carrier drill in Pacific

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Navy's unique capability to operate multiple carrier strike groups as a coordinated strike force effort", it said in a statement. He mentioned that this type of operation is very complex. Reagan has been operating off the Korean peninsula since last month. Ronald Reagan took part in VS 2006 and Nimitz took part in VS 2007. Both exercises focused on the ability to rapidly bring together forces from three strike groups in response to any regional situation, the navy said. Read More »

South Africa better than Nigeria, Senegal -Bafana Bafana coach

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South Africa last qualified for the 2002 Fifa World Cup, having gained automatic participation as hosts in 2010. "It was not an easy game for us, but we took the chances that came our way", said Mane, who returned to Premier League action last Saturday after a hamstring injury. Read More »

Michigan State Spartans vs. Ohio State Buckeyes

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If they manage to win the league title, a College Football Playoff spot could still be in play. Saturday's game at Ohio State will merely be the latest of several matchups between the Buckeyes and Spartans this decade that had major conference title implications. Read More »

Chiefs could lose 2 defensive linemen in a matter of days

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Miller was jailed shortly before 5 a.m. because of a domestic incident that resulted in a minor injury according to Duval County and Jacksonville, Fla . Saturday. "We will have no further comment at this time", the team said. Miller now playus for the Kansas City Chiefs . The 6-foot-1, 301-pound Miller, playing in his ninth National Football League season, has appeared in seven games this season and he made two tackles in the Chiefs' 28-17 loss to the Cowboys in Dallas last Sunday. Read More »

Florida inexplicably turns interception into 24-yard gain for SC

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Freshman Feleipe Franks went 10 of 25 for 174 yards. In case you missed it, Henderson fumbled the ball just before the goal line, and it was recovered by SC running back A.J. Hurst caught all of his targets, as the Gators struggled to cover him. Gators fans have not been quiet with their criticism surrounding the program so far this season, and their response to how the coaches handled Zaire's injury was no different. Read More »

Denmark V Republic Of Ireland

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So far this season, the Denmark worldwide has scored three goals and provided two assists in 11 league appearances for the North London outfit. "We've got ourselves into this position now and as I've just mentioned a moment ago, you don't want to die wondering what it's like to play in a World Cup ". Read More »

Holloway draws rematch with Aldo at UFC 218

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This will be the second time Aldo and Holloway have faced each other. That led to both Aldo and top featherweight Cub Swanson offering their services; ultimately, the UFC appears to have gone with Aldo. He still has unfinished business in the Octagon for now though, and first and foremost that means gaining vengeance over Holloway, who has become something of an unstoppable force in the division over the past few years, racking up 11 victories in a row. Read More »

Morocco, Tunisia last African teams to qualify for World Cup

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This is the fifth time the Atlas Lions qualify for the world Cup following the editions of 1970, 1986, 1994 and 1998. Morocco scored twice in five minutes during the first half to defeat the Ivory Coast 2-0 Saturday and qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation. Read More »

Penn State vs. Rutgers: Players to watch

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Time after time, Penn State punted from around midfield or in Scarlet Knights territory. He received the pitch in stride and got the Nittany Lions a first down. Penn State received the opening kickoff. When it comes to offense, Rutgers is averaging 22.6 points and 294.4 yards per game. With his second-quarter scoring run, McSorley passed Daryll Clark for most touchdowns responsible for in Penn State history. Read More »

Eric Bledsoe Makes Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks Even More Fun

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The Bucks acquired Bledsoe on Tuesday from the Phoenix Suns in exchange for injured center Greg Monroe and protected 2018 first and second-round picks. "They are just trying to do what we want them to do", Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said of his players. Bledsoe hasn't played since the Suns' 130-88 loss to the Clippers on October 21, in which he logged 24 minutes and finished with four points on 1-of-4 shooting. Read More »

Red Sox Reportedly Had 'Preliminary' Talks With Marlins About Giancarlo Stanton

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Red Sox owner John Henry and president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski confirmed as much last week. "I would not get specific on any player but try to do our due diligence in every regard", said Dombrowski. The others were the Giants, Phillies and Cardinals. Stanton led the majors with 59 home runs and 132 RBIs during 2017. The Red Sox have other options than Stanton. Read More »

Manchester United set to extend Blind's contract

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Manchester United snapped up the player for £29m in 2014, becoming the most expensive teenager in world football. Could Pep Guardiola unlock Shaw's true potential? Mourinho is believed to be determined to sign new players in January, but is unlikely to be given the funds he desires until he sells some of his existing squad members. Read More »

Houston's PJ Tucker puts up 11 points and 9 boards on Thursday

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Capela grabbed six offensive rebounds on the night (13 total). Houston overcame a surge by Cleveland in the fourth quarter. The Cavaliers, meanwhile, just couldn't get a win run going. He missed four games earlier this season because of the same ankle, but it hasn't been determined yet if he will miss Saturday's game vs. Dallas well. Read More »

Tyson Fury is being mocked after posting freakish tweet about Anthony Joshua

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British heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua has issued his challenge to fellow title holders Deontay Wilder and Kiwi Joseph Parker , in an expletive-laden outburst on Twitter. "I promoted Deontay Wilder's first 33 fights and made him a champion", pointed out De La Hoya. Useless. No gas, no stamina, too many weights. Following a sickening knockout win over Bermane Stiverne last week, Wilder has been calling on Joshua to agree a super-fight, although so far it's the Briton and ... Read More »

Hyeon Chung to meet Andrey Rublev in NextGen Finals decider

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World number 54 Chung, easy to spot in his distinctive white spectacles, won 4-0 4-1 4-3 (1) to follow up his defeat of Canadian Denis Shapovalov - sealing a semi-final place with one round-robin match to spare. The Croatian got himself into a tiebreak but a poor forehand at 6-6 gave Rublev a second set point and he made no mistake. "I feel with this format it's going to go down to a lot more tiebreaks, a lot more intense moments just because there are so many less chances to break", he said. Read More »