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MS Dhoni Nurturing Virat Kohli, Says Australian Batsman David Warner MS Dhoni Nurturing Virat Kohli, Says Australian Batsman David Warner
- September 25, 2017

Tendulkar scored 5,946 runs in Tests, 11,157 runs in ODIs and 10 runs (in his only T20I) for a grand total of 17,113 runs. On the other hand, India are now on an eight-match winning run, and hold an upper hand at Indore, where the men-in-blue have a 100 per cent winning record (won all four of their matches so far). (more...)
Chelsea Boss Antonio Conte Admits He Will Return To Italy One Day Chelsea Boss Antonio Conte Admits He Will Return To Italy One Day
- September 25, 2017

I will return, I don't know when but that is the aim'. "I don't know when, but I will return". The 48-year-old ruled out the possibility of working in China, but admitted some uncertainty over what might happen in the remainder of his career. (more...)
MOORE: Rookie kicker Jake Elliott might have saved Eagles season MOORE: Rookie kicker Jake Elliott might have saved Eagles season
- September 25, 2017

QB Kirk Cousins finished with 365 yards and 3 TD passes, including a highlight toss and snag by WR Josh Doctson in the third quarter. "And I think they recognize the responsibility that we have as athletes, as entertainers, and as a league". (more...)
Donald Trump calls for National Football League boycott over 'take a knee' protests Donald Trump calls for National Football League boycott over 'take a knee' protests
- September 25, 2017

Trump responded on Twitter by rescinding Curry's invitation. "Going to the White House is considered a great honor for a championship team", he wrote . But Trump wasn't finished criticizing professional athletes. "He's fired", Trump said to loud applause. LeBron James, one of the highest-paid sports stars in the USA, has waded in the midst of an ongoing row between the White House and basketball and American Football athletes. (more...)
PV Sindhu recommended for Padma Bhushan PV Sindhu recommended for Padma Bhushan
- September 25, 2017

Recently, PV Sindhu has won the silver medal in World Badminton Championship. A three-time Macau Open champion, Sindhu also won the Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold in Lucknow this year. Earlier in 2015, the Hyderabadi shuttler became the youngest recipient of the Padma Shri Award, India's fourth highest civilian honour. Olympic silver medallist shuttler PV Sindhu was nominated for the prestigious Padma Bhushan award by the Sports Ministry on Monday. (more...)
Aston Martin F1 deal with Red Bull confirmed Aston Martin F1 deal with Red Bull confirmed
- September 25, 2017

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner said: "Having conceived and created the remarkably successful Aston Martin Valkyrie together in 2016, we extended our relationship this year and are now delighted to further strengthen the partnership and see the team competing as Aston Martin Red Bull Racing from 2018". (more...)
White House invite to GSW withdrawn
- September 25, 2017

Now it seems like that is never going to happen. "Welcome to the club bro", tweeted Hill, who earlier this month was criticized for calling Trump a "white supremacist who has largely surrounded himself w/ other white supremacists". A Curry teammate, the outspoken Draymond Green, unsurprisingly weighed in. "If it was, this would be a pretty short conversation". "I think that the president has insulted the American people with this low level of verbiage". (more...)
Von Miller Flagged for Pretending to Help Tyrod Taylor Von Miller Flagged for Pretending to Help Tyrod Taylor
- September 25, 2017

Tyrod Taylor got fooled by one of the oldest tricks in the book on Sunday against Denver. Both he and Miller laughed. The fake hand extension resulted in an extension of the Bills drive. I've closed games fifty million times. "I've got to be smarter than that", Miller said, according to ESPN.com. "I'm going to react to whatever the quarterback does", Miller said. (more...)
Man Utd, Man City & Spurs: Winners & Losers of Premier League Week 5 Man Utd, Man City & Spurs: Winners & Losers of Premier League Week 5
- September 25, 2017

Chelsea are three points back, and Conte is adamant his team won't easily allow their title to be taken away and will remain in the race. I reckoned that Arsene Wenger would do himself a big favour if he cleaned out his squad and I named the three lads above as priority transfers out. (more...)
How Penn State's all-or-nothing, walk-off touchdown vs. Iowa worked How Penn State's all-or-nothing, walk-off touchdown vs. Iowa worked
- September 25, 2017

Though it was a humbling experience, it didn't stop the Hawkeyes from coming right back the next week and upsetting MI in a night game at Kinnick, opening the door for Penn State to win the Big Ten. He single-handedly kept the Nittany Lions' offense in the game when the rest of the unit fell flat. "We have a little swagger to us". "Our plan will be to use all three guys". (more...)
Tyrod Taylor talks Von Miller's unsportsmanlike penalty: 'We were laughing' Tyrod Taylor talks Von Miller's unsportsmanlike penalty: 'We were laughing'
- September 25, 2017

He added 13 yards on eight carries. The problem was the offense couldn't get started for most of the game. "Tyrod responded in a major way today". "I brought us home 50 million times. And when the attack stalled, new kicker Stephen Hauschka salvaged drives with four field goals (55, 53, 49 and 27 yards). I said last week (after the loss at Carolina) and I'll say it again, I like our football team. (more...)
Refs screw Von Miller on ridiculous personal foul Refs screw Von Miller on ridiculous personal foul
- September 25, 2017

Overall, the Bills called 13 passes and 12 runs on first down (not counting an end-of-game kneel-down). Miller was among several Broncos players who kneeled during the national anthem prior to the game in Orchard Park, N.Y. Against Denver, he was a ideal 4 for 4 on the field as he put up 14 of the team's 26 points. "As long as we do everything the right way, each guy on defense, we should put ourselves in the position to play well". (more...)
Chelsea agree terms with Atletico Madrid for transfer of Diego Costa Chelsea agree terms with Atletico Madrid for transfer of Diego Costa
- September 25, 2017

Costa joined Atletico in 2006 and following a string of loan spells established himself as a key part of Diego Simeone's title winning side in 2013-14 before joining Chelsea in a deal worth 32 million pounds ($43.21 million). "I've been surprised that Morata has found the right chemistry with his team mates so quickly", he said. Ahead of a midweek Champions League meeting with Atletico Madrid, the Italian has also opted to leave Eden Hazard among the substitutes . (more...)
Wenger: Champions League Isn't As Good As It Used To Be Wenger: Champions League Isn't As Good As It Used To Be
- September 25, 2017

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has said the club can not afford to ignore any competition unlike rival managers who have questioned the value of the League Cup. But Wenger, whose side will play BATE Borisov next week, said he missed being involved in the tournament after such a long run of competing in it. And Wenger astonishingly declared he had no idea if the club's army of medical and fitness experts could help them get through it unscathed. (more...)
Australia win toss, bat against India Australia win toss, bat against India
- September 25, 2017

Australia's plight could easily be gauged from the fact that eight of their batsmen could not touch double-digit scores in Chennai, while only four of them could score more than 10 runs in Kolkata . Pat Cummins has also done reasonably well, bowling in tandem with Coulter-Nile. The major concern for the visitors is their spinners. Following Kohli's dismissal, India began to lose wickets at regular intervals, but with Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Hardik Pandya's both scoring 20, India ... (more...)
Diamondbacks Clinch Spot in NL Wild Card Game with Cardinals, Brewers Losses Diamondbacks Clinch Spot in NL Wild Card Game with Cardinals, Brewers Losses
- September 25, 2017

Louis and Milwaukee both lost Sunday. The St. Louis Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers both had to loose, and both outcomes came to fruition. That ensures Arizona will finish no lower than the second Wild Card in the National League, a spot now held by the Colorado Rockies (83-72). (more...)
England's Billy Vunipola sidelined for four months England's Billy Vunipola sidelined for four months
- September 25, 2017

Scans revealed damage to the meniscus in his right knee that required immediate surgery, Vunipola going under the knife on Sunday to correct the issue. Vunipola withdrew from the Lions summer tour to New Zealand with a shoulder injury, only returning to action last weekend, and he was also absent for a large chunk of last season with an injury to the same right knee. (more...)
Hurricane Maria leaves Puerto Rico dam on brink of collapse, thousands evacuated Hurricane Maria leaves Puerto Rico dam on brink of collapse, thousands evacuated
- September 25, 2017

The exact status of the Guajataca Dam was unclear early Friday evening, but it has structural damage, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said during a news conference. The 316-meter dam holds back a man-made lake covering about five square kilometres and was built decades ago. More than 15 inches (nearly 40 centimetres) of rain from Maria fell on the surrounding mountains. (more...)
Lukaku strikes again as Man United beat Saints
- September 25, 2017

United will return to Premier League action following their 4-1 Carabao Cup victory on Wednesday night with a trip to the south coast to face Southampton at the St Mary's Stadium on Saturday. They (United) realised that we were playing well and they defended. United manager Jose Mourinho was not keen to broach before the trip to Southampton and after the game was asked about the subject again. (more...)
Notable stats from the Premier League weekend - Week 5 Notable stats from the Premier League weekend - Week 5
- September 25, 2017

Antonio Conte opted to freeze Costa out, despite being a two-time Premier League title victor, and turn to a man with no prior experience in the English top flight. "We should have been winning by at least two goals but you know when you play against Everton you are going to suffer". He's got damage to his hamstring and we're hoping it won't stop him playing, but clearly at the moment he's a big risk. (more...)
Morata scores hat-trick as Chelsea thump Stoke 4-0 Morata scores hat-trick as Chelsea thump Stoke 4-0
- September 25, 2017

We have to play three games in seven days and it is the possibility to try and pick him for these games'. Just six games into the new season, and Morata is already killing it. The in-form forward nearly had a fourth before the match was over, firing inches wide after another Fabregas pass before Johnson's vital goal-line clearance stopped him from converting Victor Moses' cross at the far post. (more...)
Manchester City, Manchester United Win to Stay on Top of EPL
- September 25, 2017

Manchester United are level on points with Manchester City , but the Citizens are at the top because of a better goal difference. Manchester United have scored more Premier League goals in the 80th minute or later in games (9) than 17 of the 19 other clubs have scored overall in the competition this season . (more...)
Time for Morata to be main man - Conte Time for Morata to be main man - Conte
- September 25, 2017

Alvaro Morata is revelling in the responsibility of being Chelsea's main man, with boss Antonio Conte hailing a "complete player". As you know, Hazard is very important for us. Hazard had made just three appearances off the bench for the Blues this season after breaking his ankle at the end of last term. I think Alvaro played very well. (more...)
Multiple Browns players take a knee ahead of game against the Colts Multiple Browns players take a knee ahead of game against the Colts
- September 25, 2017

Sounds like Vegas wants you to take Indy. "They made plays. Once we start going, we have to continue doing what we do". Despite a chorus of boos from Colts fans, 21 Browns players knelt on the sideline while facing a field-sized American Flag and several others locked arms in a show of unity during the singing of "The Star Spangled Banner". (more...)
USA showing North Korea its military might USA showing North Korea its military might
- September 25, 2017

President Donald Trump has threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if the United States was forced to defend itself or its allies against a North Korean attack. "North Korea's nuclear weapons and missile development is a grave threat to peace and security in our world and it is unacceptable that others financially support this criminal, rogue regime", Trump said as he joined Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae-in for a meeting in NY. (more...)
Sparks, Lynx set for WNBA Finals rematch Sparks, Lynx set for WNBA Finals rematch
- September 25, 2017

The Sparks jumped out to a 28-2 lead to open the game, but held on at the end in a bonkers final two minutes that saw four lead changes. Nneka Ogwumike scored on a short jumper for an 83-82 Sparks lead with 26.2 seconds left. The 25-year-old Londoner has only featured in two games in the playoffs so far, including the semi-final clincher against Washington seven days ago. (more...)
Mark Cuban to Trump: Don't Take Donations from Athletes Mark Cuban to Trump: Don't Take Donations from Athletes
- September 25, 2017

New England Patriots . the SuperBowl champions were the first team to visit the White House under Trump's presidency, despite the absence of Tom Brady. The 29-year-old said on Friday that he did not want to visit but admitted his position was hard because he does not represent the whole team. On Friday, Trump said the National Football League ( NFL ) should fire players who protest during the USA anthem , BBC reported on Saturday. (more...)
Ideal timing for Sagan as Slovakian takes third straight title Ideal timing for Sagan as Slovakian takes third straight title
- September 25, 2017

Australia's Michael Matthews was left ruing a tactical blunder as he had to settle for bronze at the world road race championships won for the third year in a row by Peter Sagan . It's unbelievable for me. "I had a lot of fun, I had a lot of time to spend time with my family, it was good", said Sagan. He said his historic hat-trick "is something special for sure". (more...)
Raiders offensive line plans Anthem Protest in Washington Raiders offensive line plans Anthem Protest in Washington
- September 25, 2017

While seven players [VIDEO ] were added to the injury list after the game with Los Angeles, the most important loss for the Redskins may be running back Rob Kelley . The Raiders are in Washington for their matchup against the Washington Redskins on Sunday Night Football and plan to address President Donald Trump's recent statements with a silent protest of tonight's national anthem. (more...)
Leicester's Jamie Vardy vows to keep taking penalties despite Liverpool miss Leicester's Jamie Vardy vows to keep taking penalties despite Liverpool miss
- September 25, 2017

Super Eagles duo, Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho, were in action for Leicester, while Ahmed Musa who featured for Leicester's U-23s in their 2-0 win against Chelsea in the Premier League 2 on Thursday, was not listed. Leicester City put up a good fight throughout the game. The Reds were nearly ahead inside 15 minutes when Emre Can's low drive struck the post before Mohamed Salah turned the rebound wide from close range. (more...)