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Pat Howard sacked as Australia's high performance chief Pat Howard sacked as Australia's high performance chief
- November 10, 2018

Much of The Ethics Centre's report focused on Australia's men's team but it also highlighted a corporate culture that "privileges combativeness over collaboration", noting "a lack of emotional maturity.is also seen among CA staff". "I don't think it's a distraction.it's all a bit of white noise for us". The incident also hastened the departures of coach Darren Lehmann and Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland . (more...)
Sterling signs on with Sky Blues Sterling signs on with Sky Blues
- November 10, 2018

On the back of signing a new long-term deal with the Citizens, worth a reported £300,000 a week, Carragher has suggested that the 23-year-old is worth every penny that he earns. Certain fans never forgive a player for leaving their club to join a direct rival, but the trophies Sterling has since won with City more than justify his motives. (more...)
Mariners trade catcher Mike Zunino to Tampa Bay Mariners trade catcher Mike Zunino to Tampa Bay
- November 10, 2018

The Tampa Bay Rays are finalizing a trade with the Seattle Mariners that will land them Mike Zunino , according to a report. Rosenthal notes the deal is pending a medical review and has not yet been officially announced. Smith also led the American League with 10 triples and was caught stealing 10 times, also tops in the American League. The trade gives the Rays a right-handed power bat at catcher, a skill set that was among the highest priorities on general manager Erik Neander's ... (more...)
Kristaps Porzingis Posts Sprinting Photos In Response To David Fizdale Kristaps Porzingis Posts Sprinting Photos In Response To David Fizdale
- November 10, 2018

Porzingis tore his ACL during a game against the Milwaukee Bucks in February. "It's just one of those injuries we're going to take our time with, make sure it's right". Fizdale said he hasn't allowed himself to consider when Porzingis might return. Nine months have passed since the procedure, and Porzingis has yet to begin running , according to the New York Daily News. (more...)
Jack Leach takes three wickets as England beat Sri Lanka in Galle Jack Leach takes three wickets as England beat Sri Lanka in Galle
- November 10, 2018

Angelo Mathews scored his second fifty of the match and Kusal Mendis contributed 45 runs to the cause but the rest of the batting order could not hold up and bundled out for 250 runs. He offered only one chance on 58, when he would have been lbw on review had Sri Lanka not been dissuaded by the sound of bat on ball. Moeen Ali , centre, celebrates the wicket of Sri Lanka's Dimuth Karunaratne (Eranga Jayawardena/AP). (more...)
Harmanpreet ton propels India to 194/5 Harmanpreet ton propels India to 194/5
- November 10, 2018

On a good pitch, New Zealand looked as though they were going to power to a record-breaking win as Bates found the boundary ropes easily early on. The spin department, led by leggie Poonam Yadav, is India's strength while the pace department lacks experience after the retirement of veteran Jhulan Goswami. (more...)
Devin Booker says Suns must improve chemistry Devin Booker says Suns must improve chemistry
- November 10, 2018

The Suns are no strangers to new beginnings, with Kokoskov the team's fourth head coach since the start of the 2015-16 season. Both teams struggled to hit shots in the first quarter, with field goal percentages of less than 40 both ways. G Jamal Crawford moved into 29th place career in games played (1,271). The Suns, coming off a 102-100 win over Memphis on Sunday, had hoped that win was the start of a turnaround. (more...)
LaMelo Ball wants to play for a ‘top college program' LaMelo Ball wants to play for a ‘top college program'
- November 10, 2018

LaMelo Ball still wants to play college basketball. His youngest son LaMelo is in OH where he'll start at the SPIRE Institute , and of course the comparisons to a certain other high school star from OH started getting flung around. He's enrolling in Spire Academy and already making headlines. Jermaine Jackson , who will be Ball's coach at the SPIRE Institute just outside of Cleveland, said he has high hopes for his new guard. (more...)
Australia level series with nail-biting win in Adelaide Australia level series with nail-biting win in Adelaide
- November 10, 2018

Pat Cummins' dismissal of South African captain Faf du Plessis in the 30th over - by which point the tourists had steadied to 4-142 - turned the match. However, midway through Australia's innings, there was a bit of an altercation between the 23-year-old fast bowler after the latter had taken 18 runs in four deliveries off the former's sixth over. (more...)
Steven Gerrard blasts Rangers' defending in Spartak Moscow defeat Steven Gerrard blasts Rangers' defending in Spartak Moscow defeat
- November 10, 2018

Gerrard said: "I'm very disappointed with the result". 'You saw two sides of our performance. I think you saw two sides of our performance today - I think we attacked very well and I thought we were very unsafe and countered very bravely and got our rewards for that to be in control of the game at half-time. (more...)
Daniel Ricciardo set for Brazilian Grand Prix grid penalty Daniel Ricciardo set for Brazilian Grand Prix grid penalty
- November 10, 2018

Ricciardo snatched a shock pole from Verstappen in Mexico City two weeks ago after the Dutchman had dominated the weekend's sessions up to that point. "That's the competitor in us". "I didn't see it as anything personal, like I was rubbing it in". "I was obviously super happy because it's been a tough year, and I think I was the underdog in that fight for pole, so to do it, I was obviously pretty stoked". (more...)
BATE Borisov 0-1 Chelsea: Giroud header sends Chelsea through BATE Borisov 0-1 Chelsea: Giroud header sends Chelsea through
- November 10, 2018

It also maintained the Blues' 100% record in the Europa League this season and their unbeaten record in all competitions under boss Maurizio Sarri . 'It was really very hard to be risky. We didn't manage the last 15 minutes well. As the game clicked into the 51st minute, Hazard was fouled and sent the resulting free-kick soaring out of play beyond the far post. (more...)
Notre Dame QB Ian Book out vs. Florida State Notre Dame QB Ian Book out vs. Florida State
- November 10, 2018

Book was injured in the first quarter of last Saturday's 31-21 win over Northwestern but stayed in the game, throwing for 343 yards and two touchdowns. He is now completing over 74% of his passes with 15 TDs, over 1,800 yards, and only four INTs. Wimbush, who has won 12 of his 15 career starts, is a 55.3% passer this season with one touchdown and four interceptions and has also added 144 yards on the ground. (more...)
India vs West Indies 2018: Bumrah, Umesh, Kuldeep rested for 3rd T20I India vs West Indies 2018: Bumrah, Umesh, Kuldeep rested for 3rd T20I
- November 10, 2018

In the two T20Is, he took three wickets and conceded only 47 runs in his eight overs. Rohit Sharma's unbeaten 111 off 61 balls powered India to a commanding 195 for two wickets, and he returned to marshal his bowlers who restricted Windies to 124-9 to earn an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. (more...)
Peters to Payton: Keep talking that (expletive) Peters to Payton: Keep talking that (expletive)
- November 10, 2018

Of course, the Saints and Rams are on a collision course for another meeting in the NFC playoffs. Not that we wouldn't have plenty of story lines if they meet again, but now we have a little more fuel. It's never fun to lose, sure, and the Saints absolutely took advantage of Peters when Thomas was matched up against him; though the cornerback made some plays of his own, Thomas clearly won the day, including the iconic 72-yard touchdown to seal the game. (more...)
Pakistan comprehensively beat New Zealand by 6 wickets in second ODI Pakistan comprehensively beat New Zealand by 6 wickets in second ODI
- November 10, 2018

The opener, who was able to walk off the field, was seen being carried into an ambulance but was later discharged from hospital after scans came back all clear. Pakistan's captain Sarfraz Ahmed (L) shakes hands with New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson . Taylor hit three boundaries and a six for his 43rd half century in one-day internationals. (more...)
Predicted Manchester United XI vs. Manchester City - Romelu Lukaku in contention Predicted Manchester United XI vs. Manchester City - Romelu Lukaku in contention
- November 10, 2018

United cross Manchester on Sunday following successive comeback wins, a 2-1 triumph at Bournemouth followed by a stunning Champions League victory at Serie A giants Juventus by the same scoreline. One thing the manager is pleased with is his team's willingness to fight until the end. "We have to stop them in their attacks, there is a way to do it and the manager knows that". (more...)
Chris Ashton, Underhill and Moon in England team to face All Blacks Chris Ashton, Underhill and Moon in England team to face All Blacks
- November 10, 2018

Eddie Jones caused a stir earlier in the week when he suggested the Spice Girls should perform England's "Swing Low" anthem to combat New Zealand's Haka. "It is a part of the history of the game, and us as New Zealanders", he said. The former Australia head coach has seen many teams beaten before they have taken the field against New Zealand , overcome by their aura and their reputation. (more...)
Fortnite has smashed its concurrent players record Fortnite has smashed its concurrent players record
- November 10, 2018

Battle Royale is the most popular thing on the planet - prove me wrong - and the game's recent South Korea launch has only proven that further. Fortnite now has 8.3 million concurrent players worldwide. Players were encouraged to complete special challenges and enjoy the game at " PC bangs ", LAN gaming centers that are popular in the country. A spokesperson from Epic confirmed the numbers to VG247 as well. (more...)
Kevin Harvick’s race-winning auto fails inspection; had illegal spoiler during inspection Kevin Harvick’s race-winning auto fails inspection; had illegal spoiler during inspection
- November 10, 2018

The spoiler observed on the No. 4 was offset slightly to the right - that provides an aerodynamic advantage when a vehicle goes into the corner. "As black and white as it gets", Miller said in a Wednesday night conference call. We will direct our immediate focus to this weekend's event in Phoenix and control our destiny on the racetrack". Harvick has won nine times there in the Cup Series over the course of his career including this season's March race. (more...)
Toronto Raptors guard Norman Powell out 4-6 weeks with shoulder injury Toronto Raptors guard Norman Powell out 4-6 weeks with shoulder injury
- November 10, 2018

Swingman Norman Powell has suffered a subluxation of the left shoulder and is out indefinitely, the team announced in a press release on Wednesday. In addition to Powell, Kawhi Leonard (foot), Fred Van Vleet (toe) and Delon Wright (groin) have missed time due to injury. The Raptors are off to a ridiculous start at 10-1 and boast one of the deeper benches in the National Basketball Association. (more...)
Paris Saint-Germain at center of storm over racially profiling young players Paris Saint-Germain at center of storm over racially profiling young players
- November 10, 2018

A report by Mediapart and television programme "Envoye Special" alleged, following an investigation on the back of recently released 'Football Leaks' documents , that PSG's scouts have been required to document the ethnicity of potential academy signings. (more...)
Rask takes leave of absence from Bruins for personal matter Rask takes leave of absence from Bruins for personal matter
- November 10, 2018

Thursday night's ugly 8-5 loss to the Vancouver Canucks notwithstanding, the B's have to feel pretty good about their current standing, sitting in third place in the Atlantic Division. We're behind him and support him 100 percent. It was kind of a insane game both ways. Friday night against the Colorado Avalanche, a game in which he tallied four points , was an exception. (more...)
Tedesco snubbed in Golden Boot award upset Tedesco snubbed in Golden Boot award upset
- November 10, 2018

Makinson was nominated for the award along with James Tedesco, Dallin Watene-Zelezniak and Elliott Whitehead, but the Saints star was named the victor at an awards presentation in Leeds last night. "I'm absolutely honoured to have received the first ever Golden Boot, and I'm extremely thankful", Kelly said after earning the honours. Castleford and England loose forward Georgia Roche was among the nominees for the inaugural women's award but this went to Australia's Isabelle Kelly. (more...)
Dez Bryant Injured During Saints Practice Dez Bryant Injured During Saints Practice
- November 10, 2018

The WR - who just signed with the Saints earlier this week - was running a route when he collapsed. Bryant was not expected to play this Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals as coach Sean Payton wanted to him to get in better shape by dropping five pounds and also have more time to get a grasp of the offense. (more...)
Garcia shines in Sun City as late blunder derails McIlroy Garcia shines in Sun City as late blunder derails McIlroy
- November 10, 2018

Garcia extended his lead to five shots with birdies at the first two holes but had to sign for a one-under-par 71 after three bogeys in the last six holes at Sun City. If you do that you give yourself a chance". His 67 was matched by Dylan Frittelli, one of four players tied for fourth. Proceedings get under way at 8.50am on Thursday when Martin Kaymer‚ a popular victor at Sun City in 2012, gets the ball rolling in a group that also contains the 2014 victor, Danny Willett. (more...)
Giannis Antetokounmpo has message for rivals after Bucks dominate Warriors Giannis Antetokounmpo has message for rivals after Bucks dominate Warriors
- November 10, 2018

We're more focused here on the day-to-day variance that can help you win a few bucks. It's hard to move laterally when you've got that tweak in your groin. The Bucks stayed close to the stars and dared the supporting cast to beat them. Giannis imposed his will in a number of departments against the Warriors. (more...)
Ill Maurizio Sarri unhappy with Chelsea performance in Belarus Ill Maurizio Sarri unhappy with Chelsea performance in Belarus
- November 09, 2018

I think we could have done better. He explained: 'He is not the same Michael that I saw during the pre-season and the first match as well. Sarri remarked afterwards: "I think we didn't play very well, I didn't like the first half because we moved the ball only horizontally and slowly, so it was hard to be unsafe". (more...)
The NBA Makes HUGE Change For 2019 All-Star Game ️ The NBA Makes HUGE Change For 2019 All-Star Game ️
- November 09, 2018

It will be interesting to see who will be the captains, too, since LeBron James left the Cleveland Cavaliers , an Eastern Conference team, to play for the Los Angeles Lakers, a Western Conference team. "It's All-Star Weekend", James told reporters before Wednesday night's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves when asked if broadcasting the captains' choices would be a good thing. (more...)
A 360 degree bowling action! A 360 degree bowling action!
- November 09, 2018

The match was halted briefly as the umpire explained to Shiva why the delivery, as per the MCC's Laws, is illegal. Shiva Singh nevertheless got support on the social media as many questioning why a bowler can't bowl with a variation of turning 360 degrees if a batsman is allowed to switch hit. (more...)

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