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Kohli quickest to 24th Test ton after Bradman

Kohli quickest to 24th Test ton after Bradman The World Cup-winning U19 captain was handed his maiden Test cap by the skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday morning, after which he opened the batting for India along with KL Rahul. The right-hander reviewed in desperation but replays showed the ball hitting middle stump. India lost a wicket in the very first over but then Pujara and Shaw scored 206 for the second wicket. [Full Article...]

Tied division leaders all take leads in Game 162

Tied division leaders all take leads in Game 162 We've got to come in. The atmosphere here should be nothing short of electric. The Midwest rivals might not be done with each other after Monday, either - the victor of the wild-card game will face the NL Central champ in the NL Division Series. [Full Article...]

India vs West Indies

India vs West Indies Shaw became India's second-youngest century maker after Sachin Tendulkar as he reached three figures early in the second session. Prithvi also got the opportunity to bat with his skipper Virat Kohli in his very first match. "It was a good challenge for me and I think I did well", he added. Overall, he faced 137 balls and hit only four boundaries, not the most fluent knock by the world's No 1... [Full Article...]

Red Sox claim more titles, beat Yankees in regular-season finale

Red Sox claim more titles, beat Yankees in regular-season finale The Yankees slugger blasted a solo homer over the wall at Fenway Park while visiting the Red Sox, where a fan in a black t-shirt snagged it. The multidimensional quality of the team's power is perhaps best personified by Luke Voit , a late-season addition who has hit 13 home runs in his first 38 games for the Yankees, after hitting only five for St. [Full Article...]

Messi double helps Barcelona get past Tottenham in Champions League

Messi double helps Barcelona get past Tottenham in Champions League That's a pretty simple lesson and one that many teams have learned in the past, so it's very surprising that Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino allowed his players to grant so much green grass - well, actually brown dust considering the shocking state of the Wembley "turf" - to the visitors. [Full Article...]

Kershaw sings Buehler's praises after win: 'He's got big balls'

Kershaw sings Buehler's praises after win: 'He's got big balls' The Washington Nationals buried the Rockies 12-2 Saturday, ending their season-high eight-game winning streak. If they want to continue playing in the postseason, the Rockies now have to play the Chicago Cubs in Wrigley Field tomorrow night - in Game 164 - to win the Wild Card. [Full Article...]

Magical David Silva makes equaliser and scores victor to save Manchester City

Magical David Silva makes equaliser and scores victor to save Manchester City Sergio Aguero equalised inside eight minutes before David Silva latched onto Stefan Posch's poor touch to lash home a late victor and secure a vital three points. Hoffenheim broke menacingly in the opening seconds of the second half, a low cross from Belfodil flying across the area before Florian Grillitsch lashed high from distance. [Full Article...]

Lionel Messi came 'very close' to joining Espanyol in 2005 - Mauricio Pochettino

Lionel Messi came 'very close' to joining Espanyol in 2005 - Mauricio Pochettino However, Spurs have now confirmed the England global will not play again before the worldwide break, meaning he will also sit out Saturday's league game with Cardiff City. What we need is to have players helping each other. "We would have been teammates, and maybe I would have still been in Espanyol managing him!" Spurs have not lost in their last three games while Barcelona's recent form ... [Full Article...]

Tiebreakers have been perilous for Dodgers

Tiebreakers have been perilous for Dodgers The Rockies host the Washington Nationals on Friday night, and the Cardinals begin a three-game series against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. Manny Machado , Matt Kemp and Max Muncy all joined the hit parade as Los Angeles left nothing to chance in Game No. [Full Article...]

Napoli boss Carlo Ancelotti 'surprised' by UEFA choice for referee vs. Liverpool

Napoli boss Carlo Ancelotti 'surprised' by UEFA choice for referee vs. Liverpool I like being coached by him because he doesn't say much, but he always knows what to say and how to say it. It's not decisive, but we've already dropped two points against Red Star. Ancelotti prefers the lanky Pole because he is physically stronger than Mertens, while he views the Belgian as an alternative to Insigne because they are quite similar players. [Full Article...]

Mourinho is embarrassing Manchester United - Scholes

Mourinho is embarrassing Manchester United - Scholes Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is embarrassing the Premier League giants, according to Paul Scholes , who is surprised the club are standing by the former Chelsea boss. Our attacking players are not in their best moment of confidence and individual performance level, so we thought with three or four chances we would score and win the game, which we didn't. [Full Article...]

Jose Mourinho sends message to Man United supporters ahead of Valencia clash

Jose Mourinho sends message to Man United supporters ahead of Valencia clash Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho claims "some players care more than others" in the wake of their recent form - while calling out journalists over the Zinedine Zidane rumours. "We didn't play well [against West Ham] but we gave our best in that moment", he said. Manchester United didn't lose, but they didn't win either. [Full Article...]

Cubs-Brewers Set For National League Tiebreaker

Cubs-Brewers Set For National League Tiebreaker In an epic win-or-go-home game, the Cubs exited to the offseason. The Rockies started Chris Iannetta at catcher , then put backup Drew Butera in the game in the seventh inning. "Excited about it", manager Bud Black said. Kyle Freeland and Jon Lester are very similar pitchers with one major difference. Though he hasn't faced opposing hitters in a few weeks, the right-hander has a 1.96 ... [Full Article...]

Neville says Mourinho not to blame for United mess

Neville says Mourinho not to blame for United mess However, the prolific Frenchman was anxious that Mourinho might think he is plotting a move behind his back and hence, called him to clear the air (h/t Sun ). "That's a private matter", Mourinho replied. They have a strong aerial game, and are prepared and to fight for everything, both in the Premier League and in the Champions League . [Full Article...]

Pete Carroll Surprisingly Defends Earl Thomas for Flipping Off the Seahawks Sideline

Pete Carroll Surprisingly Defends Earl Thomas for Flipping Off the Seahawks Sideline Earl Thomas was one piece of the legendary Legion of Boom, but it looks like his time with the Seahawks has come to an end. It would not be a surprise if he was letting his team know how he felt now that he appears to have sustained a significant injury. [Full Article...]

Injured Marko Arnautovic tormented Manchester United

Injured Marko Arnautovic tormented Manchester United United, who kicked off eight points behind leaders Liverpool , already look out of the Premier League title race and a rift between the manager and Paul Pogba is overshadowing events on the pitch. "But the problem is, I don't think Paul Pogba is on his own if he's voicing these types of things". We're not very good in transition. "We have to look at ourselves as players". [Full Article...]

Monica Puig loses to Wang in Wuhan Open quarters

Monica Puig loses to Wang in Wuhan Open quarters Sabalenka, who earned her maiden WTA title at this summer's Connecticut Open, faces Estonia's Anett Kontaveit in the final. The promising 20-year-old also won 84 per cent of points on her first serve, coming from a break down in the first set and refusing to allow Barty a way back after taking a 2-0 lead in the second. [Full Article...]

Vincent Kompany On Bench - Manchester City Team vs Brighton Confirmed

Vincent Kompany On Bench - Manchester City Team vs Brighton Confirmed Manchester City have officially confirmed their starting side and substitutes to host Brighton at the Etihad Stadium in a Premier League meeting. Sources have told ESPN FC that it is not the first time the 24-year-old has been reprimanded for being late for training while he has recently given a 12-month driving ban. [Full Article...]

Chelsea closer to leaders Liverpool, Man City than I thought - Maurizio Sarri

Chelsea closer to leaders Liverpool, Man City than I thought - Maurizio Sarri Sturridge, who joined Liverpool from Chelsea in 2013, was keen after the match to chat with Gianfranco Zola, the former Blues player who is back as a coach under Maurizio Sarri . While the away side controlled the latter stages, Georginio Wijnaldum almost gifted Chelsea the win with a horror back pass to Alisson , but the goalkeeper just managed to beat the oncoming Alvaro Morata to the ... [Full Article...]

Euro 2024: Germany beats Turkey to host tournament

Before announcing the victor, Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin said Germany and Turkey had made "very strong bids". "Their infrastructure is in place, largely because of the 2006 World Cup, which was such a success", he said. "They have the stadiums there, they have at least 46,000 capacity in all of those stadiums". Football fans can reach Turkey easily with Turkish Airlines, a public compan... [Full Article...]


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