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ICC launches corruption probe in Sri Lanka ICC launches corruption probe in Sri Lanka
- September 24, 2017

However, 40 players including skippers Dinesh Chandimal and Upul Tharanga signed a petition that stated that they were hurt by Wickremasinghe's shocking claims and urged the ICC to launch an investigation. Sri Lanka recently suffered the embarrassment of losing all nine worldwide matches in a home campaign against India. They also lost to India 0-3 in Tests and 0-5 in ODIs apart from defeat in the solitary T20I too. (more...)
Shane Warne Accused Of Hitting Porn Star Valerie Foxx in London Shane Warne Accused Of Hitting Porn Star Valerie Foxx in London
- September 24, 2017

As reported by The Sun witnesses inside the nightclub saw Shane Warne and Valerie Foxx arguing on Friday night and soon she fell on the floor clutching her face. "Just because you're famous doesn't mean you can hit women and get away with it", she wrote. Police are reportedly looking at CCTV footages to investigate the crime. (more...)
Conte reacts to Chelsea win at Stoke and Morata display Conte reacts to Chelsea win at Stoke and Morata display
- September 24, 2017

Chelsea and Manchester City were the biggest winners on a goal-packed day of Premier League action, while there were also victories for Tottenham, Manchester United , Watford, Everton and Liverpool. "He comes from sunny Spain, he's better than Harry Kane ", and this pleased Conte. Two of the leading strikers in the Premier League have had problems with fans' songs this season. (more...)
Hit the ground running: The top ten Premier League debut seasons ever Hit the ground running: The top ten Premier League debut seasons ever
- September 24, 2017

It was a busy summer transfer window in the Premier League as most of the top teams brought in significant reinforcements for the 2017-18 campaign. The fifth round of the English Premier League season got underway with Friday night's game between Bournemouth and Brighton at the Vitality Stadium, with Bournemouth desperate to claim their first points of the season. (more...)
Steve Kerr Thinks Warriors Will 'Be Better This Year' with Added Depth Steve Kerr Thinks Warriors Will 'Be Better This Year' with Added Depth
- September 24, 2017

As yet, Kerr confirmed that no such invitation has been extended by the Trump administration. "Aren't we all?" Speaking of Andre, Kerr has Andre Iguodala returning this year, along with Steph Curry , Kevin Durant and most of the rest of the cast that won 67 regular-season games, then went 16-1 in the playoffs to win their second National Basketball Association title in three years. (more...)
CAF Drop Kenya As CHAN Host, Retain Cameroon For AFCON CAF Drop Kenya As CHAN Host, Retain Cameroon For AFCON
- September 24, 2017

On Thursday, the Kenyan government approved an allocation of SH 4.2 billion for the competition, which is scheduled to take place in January 2018, reported sports news outlet, Goal . "The CAF Acting General Secretary has been instructed to immediately open a bidding process for a new host". This is the second time that CAF is stripping Kenya of the rights to host a continental showpiece. (more...)
Chelsea boss Conte delighted with hat-trick hero Morata: Don't forget Batshuayi! Chelsea boss Conte delighted with hat-trick hero Morata: Don't forget Batshuayi!
- September 24, 2017

It was important not to lose our composure and to stay always in the game, and then we scored two goals and we created many chances to improve the score. They have an nearly telepathic understanding with one another, with "Dave" as he is popularly known at Chelsea creating both Morata's goals. What is success for Stoke City? Costa is likely to be watching his replacement from the stands at the Wanda Metropolitano. (more...)
Trump is using sports 'to divide us': LeBron James Trump is using sports 'to divide us': LeBron James
- September 24, 2017

As a team, the Warriors have not made a final decision about whether to visit the White House , which has been a tradition of National Basketball Association champions since 1963 and became a regular occurrence under President Ronald Reagan, per ESPN . (more...)
Premier League table: How the standings look ahead of Gameweek 6 Premier League table: How the standings look ahead of Gameweek 6
- September 24, 2017

Liverpool take on Leicester City for the second time this week and Arsenal have a Monday night clash with West Brom. Manchester United , meanwhile, endured a campaign to forget in the Premier League under Jose Mourinho as they had to settle for a sixth-placed finish in the top flight. (more...)
Michigan QB Wilton Speight leaves Purdue game with injury Michigan QB Wilton Speight leaves Purdue game with injury
- September 24, 2017

MI redshirt senior QB John O'Korn completed 18-of-26 passes for 270 yards and a touchdown with an interception in a 28-10 victory over Purdue on Saturday. Ty Isaac scored on a 1-yard plunge in between Evans' touchdown runs. Also, of note: A targeting call on Jacob Thieneman that gave MI 15 yards and cost Purdue a starting safety. (more...)
INSTANT RECAP: No. 15 Auburn 51, Missouri 14 INSTANT RECAP: No. 15 Auburn 51, Missouri 14
- September 24, 2017

Johnson's touchdowns for the night were from one yard, two yards, one yard, seven yards, and one yard. Johnson scored on 1-yard plunge and quarterback Jarrett Stidham threw a 57-yard touchdown pass to Nate Craig-Meyers to put Auburn in command 45-7. (more...)
Australia look to play some good cricket in Indore Australia look to play some good cricket in Indore
- September 24, 2017

India has largely managed to contain captain Steve Smith but the kind of fighter he is, a big knock is expected from him. An official of Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA) said the Indian and Australian teams reached Ahilyabai Holkar Airport by a special aircraft from Kolkata . (more...)
Tennessee wins 17-13 in dogfight against UMass Tennessee wins 17-13 in dogfight against UMass
- September 24, 2017

Tennessee clinched the victory when UMass lost the ball on downs at its own 17 with 22 seconds left. "I'll know more how they played with I watched the video". Tennessee reached midfield on its second possession until a fumble by Dormady on a keeper cut the drive short. In three games with SEC schools last season, UMass trailed Florida 10-7 at the start of the fourth quarter before losing 24-7 and also fell 47-35 to Mississippi State and 34-28 to SC. (more...)
No. 20 Florida rallies to beat Kentucky for 31st straight time No. 20 Florida rallies to beat Kentucky for 31st straight time
- September 24, 2017

The FBS's longest active losing streak in an annually recurring matchup remains intact, the Wildcats face a daunting challenge to regain a foothold in the SEC East race and Kentucky fans have a new soul-crushing loss to agonize over in Mark Stoops's fifth season trying to get this program to turn the corner. (more...)
British welterweight Paul Daley got heated at Bellator weigh-ins British welterweight Paul Daley got heated at Bellator weigh-ins
- September 24, 2017

Daley (40-15-2 MMA, 6-2 BMMA) got Larkin (18-7 MMA, 0-2 BMMA) to duck on a spinning backfist and then nailed him with a pair of left hands to earn a TKO at the 2:40 mark of the second frame. A slip from Daley put Larkin on top late in the frame, and he closed out the round after shrugging off a rare submission attempt from his rival. Daley would eventually break free, and charge forward with some heavy bombs. (more...)
Dallas Cowboys at Arizona Cardinals Dallas Cowboys at Arizona Cardinals
- September 24, 2017

Elliott agreed with LaDainian Tomlinson's criticism. Who knows what Dez numbers would've been if not for him missing three games last season. "He loves to play. Frankly, he's done more than his part to become a leader of the Dallas Cowboys locker room. "We didn't play with the edge that we should've, we didn't feel", Marinelli said of the loss to the Broncos . (more...)
SC beat Louisiana Tech thanks to this incredible catch SC beat Louisiana Tech thanks to this incredible catch
- September 24, 2017

The 6-foot-4, 195-pound Mount Pleasant, S.C. native had missed on his previous four attempts as a collegiate kicker - including twice earlier in this otherwise uninspiring game against the upstart Bulldogs, coached by former SC offensive coordinator Skip Holtz . (more...)
Iowa releases hype video for Penn State game Iowa releases hype video for Penn State game
- September 24, 2017

In 2008, Iowa shocked No. 2 Penn State and knocked the Nittany Lions out of the driver's seat to a spot in the BCS Championship Game. The Maryland women's golf team will travel to University Park, Pa. That includes a run of 80 yards and a reception of 85 yards, showing off his explosiveness. Details on how to watch Penn State vs. Iowa are below. (more...)
Nebraska sweeps Rutgers for 2-0 Big Ten start Nebraska sweeps Rutgers for 2-0 Big Ten start
- September 24, 2017

The Huskers (2-2, 1-0 Big Ten ) pounded away at the Scarlet Knights and wore them down in the second half. Freshman third stringer Brenden Jaimes will make his first career start. On the outside, receivers Janarion Grant and Jerome Washington get most of the catches. With the game in its infancy and still tied at 0-0, Rutgers quarterback Kyle Bolin looked into the flats for his tight end. (more...)
Mississippi State vs. Georgia Odds: Point Spread, Total & Prediction Mississippi State vs. Georgia Odds: Point Spread, Total & Prediction
- September 24, 2017

After handling the LSU Tigers at home in Starkville, Mississippi State was outmatched against Georgia from the opening kickoff. There's just not a whole lot of history between Georgia and Mississippi State . The freshman has completed almost 60 percent of his passes for 449 yards, with 5 touchdowns and just 1 interception. " Mississippi State did, glad I'm here and it couldn't have worked out better for me". (more...)
Suzuki agrees to one-year, $3.5 million deal with Braves Suzuki agrees to one-year, $3.5 million deal with Braves
- September 24, 2017

That's a WAR better than what the Cardinals got from Yadier Molina this season (2.2) at $1.25 million less than Molina will receive next year. With Suzuki - who hit.271/.343/.525 with a career-high 18 home runs in just 255 at-bats over 76 games in his 11th Major League Baseball season - Atlanta can now exercise the team $4 million option on Tyler Flowers for 2018 (given Flowers' production, including this year's 8.7 offensive WAR, it's a no-brainer) and have will two catchers who combined ... (more...)
A's catcher Bruce Maxwell kneels for national anthem A's catcher Bruce Maxwell kneels for national anthem
- September 24, 2017

Teammate Mark Canha kept a hand on Maxwell's shoulder as he engaged in his protest as the anthem played. Maxwell appeared to be moved to kneel after being troubled by President Trump's "son of a b--" comment Friday night about those who kneel in the NFL. (more...)
Late scoring propels No. 2 Clemson past Boston College 34-7 Late scoring propels No. 2 Clemson past Boston College 34-7
- September 24, 2017

Trayvon Mullen notched the first career of his interception. If everything goes according to plan on Saturday, Clemson easily should handle Boston College. The game was tied 7-7, when quarterback Kelly Bryant (17-26 for 140 yards passing, no touchdowns and two interceptions, and 106 yards rushing, two touchdowns and one fumble) found Diondre Overton for a 23-yard reception that gave the Tigers the ball at Boston College's 6-yard line - where running back Adam Choice finished off the ... (more...)
'I'll return to Real if needed' 'I'll return to Real if needed'
- September 24, 2017

They need [his encouragement]. Barragan, Mandi and Feddal kept Madrid's forwards frustrated, as Sanabria made sure he buried the victor. Real Madrid have failed to grab a crucial three points at home, suffering a shock 1-0 defeat against Real Betis . (more...)
Chelsea Thumps Stoke City 4-0
- September 24, 2017

The 24-year-old was sensational against Stoke City on Saturday, taking a flawless touch in the box from a long pass from Cesar Azpilicueta before lofting the ball over Jack Butland to make it 1-0 to the visitors. That's where we find ourselves and it's coincided with the fact we can't play Kurt. Stoke are a really good team and very strong. Morata keeps being set up by another Spaniard. (more...)
India to clash with Australia in 3rd ODI at Indore tomorrow
- September 24, 2017

The major reason why the Indian batsmen have not been able to dominate the world champions is the incredibly consistent performance of their pacers, especially Nathan Coulter-Nile. "I have been a huge fan of MS Dhoni all through my career". India has largely managed to contain captain Steve Smith but the kind of fighter he is, a big knock is expected from him. (more...)
Forget about Costa: Six games and Morata is already killing it!
- September 24, 2017

The 5-1 Carabao Cup win over Nottingham Forest in midweek enabled Conte to give some of the younger, less experienced members of his squad some invaluable minutes on the pitch with the likes of Kenedy and Charly Musonda, who both started and scored, responding in the flawless manner. (more...)
Joseph Parker Retains, Wins Majority Decision Over Hughie Fury Joseph Parker Retains, Wins Majority Decision Over Hughie Fury
- September 24, 2017

Fury tried to outbox Parker on the back foot but the defending champion was able to find his range just enough times to make the second defence of his title after a boring fight. Parker spent more time on the front foot in Manchester and was more aggressive, but seldom landed the telling blow on an elusive Fury. Yet Parker managed to slowly cut down the distance between him and his opponent, landing heavier and heavier punches as the fight progressed. (more...)
Own goals help Barcelona win 3-0 at Girona to increase lead Own goals help Barcelona win 3-0 at Girona to increase lead
- September 24, 2017

Girona succeeded in stopping Barcelona star Lionel Messi from scoring. Cristiano Ronaldo, who is yet to score in La Liga this season, and Alaves substitute Alfonso Pedraza both struck the woodwork twice, while Sergio Ramos fired over an open goal late on. (more...)
Jason Verrett Reportedly Out for Season for Surgery on Knee Injury Jason Verrett Reportedly Out for Season for Surgery on Knee Injury
- September 24, 2017

He missed last week's Dolphins game and was going to to miss Sunday's game against the Chiefs, too. According to ESPN.com, Verrett has made the decision to undergo season-ending knee surgery . Verrett then appeared in the team's loss in Denver before Anthony Lynn and the Chargers saw something was wrong. "It was never right in my opinion just watching him in practice", Lynn said. (more...)