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Ball-tampering report slams 'arrogant' Cricket Australia culture Ball-tampering report slams 'arrogant' Cricket Australia culture
- October 29, 2018

The scandal involved the three players conspiring to use sandpaper to illegally alter the shape of the ball in the third Test against South Africa in Cape Town. "A lack of appropriate sanctions, including the absence of "call out culture", has allowed behavior by players and coaches to diverge from community standards", the review said. (more...)
Depression made British boxer Tyson Fury 'want to die' Depression made British boxer Tyson Fury 'want to die'
- October 29, 2018

I just wanted to die so bad. "I would start thinking these insane thoughts". Fury said his situation went from "bad to worse" as he descended into a life of drugs, alcohol and partying in an effort to numb his depression. 'At the bottom of about a five-mile stretch, there is a massive bridge and I got the auto up to 190mph and did not care about anyone. " 'Think about your kids, think about your family and your little boys and girls growing up with no father and everyone saying your dad ... (more...)
India, West Indies teams to reach Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday for fifth ODI India, West Indies teams to reach Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday for fifth ODI
- October 29, 2018

Sharma´s 211-run third wicket stand with Ambati Rayudu , who made 100, powered India to 377-5 after electing to bat first at Mumbai´s Brabourne Stadium. Rohit had scored a match-winning unbeaten 152 in the first ODI in Guhawati, went after the West Indies bowling once again and made his intentions clear early on. (more...)
Browns fire coach Hue Jackson Browns fire coach Hue Jackson
- October 29, 2018

They tied Pittsburgh in Week 1, but were beaten 33-18 on Sunday by the Steelers. According to Pro Football Talk , of the 219 coaches in NFL history who coached at least 40 games in their career, Jackson ranks 218th with a career winning percentage of.205. (more...)
Federer wins 99th title with Swiss Indoors victory Federer wins 99th title with Swiss Indoors victory
- October 29, 2018

The Swiss now owns nine trophies from his hometown event and has won his last 20 matches at the tournament. "It's been a magical week". "To come here and win again in my home town never knowing if this might be your last time that you had the opportunity to play a finals and maybe win for the last time here in my city, it obviously means a lot to me and becomes emotional always at the very end". (more...)
Jordan Pickford on spot for Everton again to save Paul Pogba's penalty Jordan Pickford on spot for Everton again to save Paul Pogba's penalty
- October 29, 2018

No penalty. It's not a penalty and that made them more comfortable. 'After we carried on and had other chances, most important thing was the win'. The 22-year-old won the penalty that Paul Pogba converted at the second attempt in the 27th minute before lashing home what proved the victor just after half-time. (more...)
Packers fans rip Ty Montgomery for late-game decision Packers fans rip Ty Montgomery for late-game decision
- October 29, 2018

Greg Zuerlein hit a 34-yard field goal with 2:05 left before Wilson forced and recovered Montgomery's fumble on the ensuing kickoff, and Gurley's prudent decision to go down wrapped up the Rams' 29-27 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. (more...)
India recall Rohit Sharma for Australia series; MS Dhoni dropped for T20s India recall Rohit Sharma for Australia series; MS Dhoni dropped for T20s
- October 29, 2018

BCCI announced an 18-member squad for the upcoming Australia and Mayank Agarwal still does not find a spot, whereas Rohit Sharma returns to the side in whites on the back of some unbelievable performance. The opener has scored 482 runs in four Tests Down Under at an average of 60.25 with a top score of 144. With Wriddhiman Saha still recovering from a shoulder injury, the 33-year-old comes into the team as backup for Rishabh Pant , the first-choice wicketkeeper. (more...)
Canadian IndyCar driver Robert Wickens says crash left him a paraplegic Canadian IndyCar driver Robert Wickens says crash left him a paraplegic
- October 29, 2018

In a video posted to Twitter, Wickens was working on moving himself from a flat surface to a wheelchair in a maneuver called a slide transfer. "My upper body is getting stronger and stronger and hopefully I'll be able to do it unassisted soon". (more...)
Justin Rose targets title defence after near-miss at WGC Justin Rose targets title defence after near-miss at WGC
- October 29, 2018

The U.S.is trying to become the first country to have four players win all four World Golf Championships in one year after Phil Mickelson won the Mexico Championship, Bubba Watson won the Match Play and Justin Thomas won the Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone. (more...)
Steven Gerrard issues Rangers warning after Aberdeen defeat Steven Gerrard issues Rangers warning after Aberdeen defeat
- October 29, 2018

Speaking to Rangers TV, Gerrard said when asked if his visit with Liverpool pushed him to take the job: "No". Gerrard's hopes of leading the Ibrox side into his first final as a boss were ended with a 1-0 loss as Aberdeen midfielder Lewis Ferguson headed home a late victor at Hampden. (more...)
Racing, Cox Plate: Chris Waller mulls Winx farewell Racing, Cox Plate: Chris Waller mulls Winx farewell
- October 29, 2018

Winx is attempting her 29th successive win and her 22nd at Group One level - a world record - in the Cox Plate . "Also, Chris's management and his discipline in not over-racing her is why she is still racing at the peak of her form". He's won a race that's run at a slow pace and he's had the ideal run. As always if we do that it will be as long as everything goes to plan with her and she does show she has had enough. (more...)
Red Sox win World Series
- October 29, 2018

The Dodgers and their fans arrived at Chavez Ravine on Sunday knowing only 13 teams had clawed their way back from 3-1 deficits to win a best-of-seven postseason series. Martinez, who said this: "I don't know". The Dodgers ran through Dylan Floro , Wood and Kenta Maeda in the ninth when the Red Sox exploded for five runs, four of them with two outs. (more...)
Pogba, Martial combine for much-needed Man Utd win Pogba, Martial combine for much-needed Man Utd win
- October 29, 2018

Mourinho said: "The thing I like is the desire to take it". Yes, we are good friends. The Frenchman has managed to score five goals in all competitions for Manchester United so far this season. Lineker wrote on Twitter during the game: "Terrific finish from Martial". Romelu Lukaku's omission from the starting XI afforded Martial a prominent role and it was his quick feet that drew the penalty from Idrissa Gueye , who did get a toe to the ball before the attacker's theatrical fall. (more...)
Former tennis prodigy Todd Reid dies Former tennis prodigy Todd Reid dies
- October 29, 2018

He was just 34. Australian media reported Friday that Reid died Tuesday and that there were no suspicious circumstances. The Australian tennis community is mourning the death of former teenage tennis prodigy Todd Reid . 3 Aussie tennis player of the early noughties behind Lleyton Hewitt and Mark Philippoussis . "Very saddened to hear the news of the passing of Todd Reid ". (more...)
Cousins begins practicing with Warriors Cousins begins practicing with Warriors
- October 29, 2018

But Friday, Cousins found a way to get into it with an official and was ejected when he wasn't even on Golden State's active roster. A source told ESPN's Marc Spears that Cousins and Kanter were talking trash to each other on the court during workouts hours before the game. (more...)
The Chicago Bears' defense has been exposed over their last two games The Chicago Bears' defense has been exposed over their last two games
- October 29, 2018

That would be all the noise the Bears' offense would make in the first half as they slowed down late in the first quarter and early in the second, but the defense held the Jets to just a field goal to keep the lead at the half. Chicago might also be without receiver Allen Robinson (groin), who is listed as questionable. Mack, who sat out the previous two practices, has been playing through an ankle sprain that he suffered two weeks ago. (more...)
Twitter reacts as MS Dhoni is excluded from India’s tour of Australia Twitter reacts as MS Dhoni is excluded from India’s tour of Australia
- October 29, 2018

However, he hasn't delivered the same performance in the T20I version. His last trip to Australia for a Test series (2014) wasn't so successful though - he made 173 runs at 28.83. The Hindu understands that even before BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary convened the selection meeting here, the selectors and a member of the team management had had a discussion with the veteran cricketer about his future as a T20 worldwide. (more...)
Dyantyi nominated for breakthrough player of the year award Dyantyi nominated for breakthrough player of the year award
- October 29, 2018

The young winger also finished joint top try scorer of the Rugby Championship (5). The winger's six test appearances have all come off the bench, three of them in the Six Nations and three against Australia in June, while he is yet to cross the try-line. (more...)
Washington State crashes Top 10 Washington State crashes Top 10
- October 29, 2018

Clemson's 59-10 blowout win at Florida State on Saturday caused a number of Seminoles fans to leave Doak Campbell Stadium early, but one fan chose to use the time to enjoy the sunshine in Tallahassee and crack open a book. Syracuse is ranked for the first time since 2001 and Virginia is in for the first time since 2011. Each week, he takes you inside the mind of an AP Top 25 voter for insight into the process, noteworthy debates, poll history and more. (more...)
Imrul, Soumya hit tons as Bangladesh whitewash Zimbabwe Imrul, Soumya hit tons as Bangladesh whitewash Zimbabwe
- October 29, 2018

Targeting the leg side, he moved to 99 with two fours in Jarvis' sixth over and brought up his second ODI ton from just 82 deliveries - the fourth fastest for Bangladesh in this format. Zimbabwe had a disgusting start to their innings. Williams went into the 80s, and took the stand beyond fifty with his seventh boundary. It was definitely a frightening start but Taylor and Williams led a tremendous recovery and navigated through the first powerplay that saw Zimbabwe have only 35 runs ... (more...)
3 bold predictions against Penn State 3 bold predictions against Penn State
- October 28, 2018

Before winds forced Iowa to abandon its passing game last week, Nate Stanley had posted three 300-yard passing games in his previous four contests , including back-to-back 300-yard games against Minnesota and in with 10 total TD passes in those two games. (more...)
Federer eases past Struff into Swiss Open quarterfinals Federer eases past Struff into Swiss Open quarterfinals
- October 28, 2018

The 37-year-old served at a horrendous 47 percent in that contest and double-faulted six times. Federer beat Jan-Lennard Struff on Thursday to progress to the last eight. He came out with a plan and it worked well for him. "The second set was close throughout but I was able to clean up my game a little bit". "I didn't really get into the game". (more...)
Russell, Harris lead Nets past winless Cavaliers 102-86 Russell, Harris lead Nets past winless Cavaliers 102-86
- October 28, 2018

Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Kevin Love and former Cavs small forward Richard Jefferson reunited under hilarious circumstances on Wednesday night. The Nets haven't won in Cleveland in more than five years, a 113-95 win on April 3, 2013, during the first after-LeBron era for the Cavs. Nets: F Rodions Kurucs (sprained left ankle) was unavailable and will not play Friday at New Orleans. (more...)
Nets ride 3rd-quarter surge past winless Cavs Nets ride 3rd-quarter surge past winless Cavs
- October 28, 2018

As the Brooklyn Nets prepare to face the Cleveland Cavaliers Wednesday night at Quicken Loans Arena, it must feel like old times for Cavaliers All-Star Kevin Love . Jefferson, out with a hip injury and the birth of his first child, scored seven points in 17 minutes. Coach Kenny Atkinson said his status will be updated this weekend. (more...)
Man United, Arsenal in titanic battle for the signature of Roma star Man United, Arsenal in titanic battle for the signature of Roma star
- October 28, 2018

Since the right winger joined the Italian club last summer, his performances have caught the attention of many clubs in Europe. The Gunners and Manchester United are readying bids for Roma star Cengiz Under. The Turkish forward has also been heavily linked with Bayern Munich, Manchester United, Barcelona, Arsenal and Manchester City. Jose Mourinho is desperate for more options on the wing, having deployed strikers Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford on the flanks for much of the season ... (more...)
Dodgers' Machado insists he didn't spike Pearce on goal Dodgers' Machado insists he didn't spike Pearce on goal
- October 28, 2018

Red Sox pitching coach told Bleacher Report , it was sign stealing. Puig, swinging at the first pitch he saw from Price, hit a fastball into centerfield after getting signs from Machado, LeVangie told the news outlet. I knew what he was doing", LeVangie said. "But when a guy gets a big punchout in that situation and a coach comes out to take a visit..." LeVangie did not go to the mound and Price got Hernandez to strike out, but Puig would drive in Machado with a single two batters later. (more...)
KU investigates De Sousa's eligibility KU investigates De Sousa's eligibility
- October 28, 2018

Jayhawks coach Bill Self said in a statement before appearing at the Big 12's media day Wednesday that the sophomore forward would be held out beginning with Thursday night's exhibition game. "A strong apparel partnership is important and beneficial to all our student athletes and our institution", Girod and Long wrote, "and we will take great care in making the right decision for KU". (more...)
Four Jags DBs involved in incident at London club Four Jags DBs involved in incident at London club
- October 28, 2018

A Jaguars statement confirmed the detentions, saying: "We are aware that four of our players were detained over restitution of a bill". Police were called to the club in the early hours of Saturday morning following reports of a fight. The players went to a club on Friday night, were sent bottles of champagne and other high-end liquors and ran up a huge bill, sources told Rapoport. (more...)
Juventus are not scoring enough goals despite leading Serie A - Allegri Juventus are not scoring enough goals despite leading Serie A - Allegri
- October 28, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo confessed the trademark thunderbolt which gave Juventus a precious win at Empoli happened so quickly even he could not remember it. Juventus would draw level shortly after the restart with Ronaldo equalising from the penalty spot after the referee whistled Ismael Bennacer for a questionable foul on Paulo Dybala in the area. (more...)

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