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Sports Ravichandran Ashwin declines to play County Cricket to play Afghanistan Test
Author: 0 Ravichandran Ashwin declines to play County Cricket to play Afghanistan Test

India are set to play two T20's against Ireland in Dublin's Malahide on June 27 and 29 while Kohli is scheduled to play his last county match for Surrey against Yorkshire at Scarborough from June 25 to 28. After the Test series, India will fly to England where they will play T20 series against Ireland. Ambati Rayudu was also rewarded a spot in the ODI squad against England after his impressive run with the bat for the Chennai Super Kings.

Sports Steven Smith can captain Australia again: Mark Taylor
Author: 0 Steven Smith can captain Australia again: Mark Taylor

Justin Langer was announced as Lehmann's successor last week, mentioning the door was still be open for the trio when they return from their respective bans. "You are not home for long". He told The NT News he had been humbled by the public's support of him in recent times. Family activities like children's swimming lessons and gymnastics classes are now priorities, he said.

Sports Diaz fight could headline UFC 227 in LA
Author: 0 Diaz fight could headline UFC 227 in LA

Though a lot of the fights are still yet to be signed, White revealed that the UFC are planning a massive fight card that would see St-Pierre vs Diaz occupy the co-main event slot. Per the contract, I need to give them three fights a year. White seems optimistic the matchup with St-Pierre will be the one to do the trick, but White said there are still some obstacles in the way.

Sports Barcelona boss fuels Griezmann speculation
Author: 0 Barcelona boss fuels Griezmann speculation

And Barca bigwig Josep Bartomeu has now confirmed that he spoke with his agent as early as October a year ago. Griezmann has scored 30 goals in 51 games this season and can end the campaign by winning the Europa League, with Atletico up against Marseille in the final later this month.

Sports RB CJ Anderson signs 1-year deal with Panthers
Author: 0 RB CJ Anderson signs 1-year deal with Panthers

Anderson is coming off his best National Football League season, at least in terms of yardage, having broken the 1,000-yard barrier by seven yards in 2017, the only season in which he played in all 16 games. He also has 103 receptions for 859 yards and four scores. "We call it history, " he said. Freeman is nearly 20 pounds heavier than Booker, meaning he might also be a better option to handle 20-plus carries per game and still be a factor come late November and into December.

Sports Guardiola pays tribute to Yaya Toure as star prepares for City farewell
Author: 0 Guardiola pays tribute to Yaya Toure as star prepares for City farewell

Vincent Kompany was injured for the draw against Huddersfield on Sunday, when City missed the opportunity to break Premier League records for the most wins, goals and points. Tomorrow we are going to play for Yaya. I take the decisions depending on what I saw - but my opinion of him does not change what happened. "Maybe I was wrong this season", Guardiola said, as quoted by ESPN FC.

Sports Police arrest Jays' Osuna for assaulting woman
Author: 0 Police arrest Jays' Osuna for assaulting woman

The length of suspension is not regimented and is decided by Major League Baseball at the end of their investigation. "We are investigating the situation in keeping with the Joint MLB-MLBPA domestic-violence Policy", the statement claimed.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo will be fit for the Champions League final
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo will be fit for the Champions League final

But he is expected to be return to training "next Monday", with a view to featuring in Real's final game of the Liga campaign at Villarreal , which is now set for May 20. The ankle is stable. "Everyone will be available for the final, I'm telling you, 150 percent". Liverpool, still battling for Champions League qualification in the Premier League , will not have the luxury of resting star players like Salah, who is considered key to them beating Madrid .

Sports QB Joe Burrow Decides To Transfer From Ohio State
Author: 0 QB Joe Burrow Decides To Transfer From Ohio State

How did we get here? The Athens High School (Ohio) product arrived to OSU at a 4-star prospect and the No. 8 dual-threat QB in the 2015 recruiting class, according to 247Sports ' composite rankings. He said he would decide on a new school in the coming weeks. LSU brings back Myles Brennan and Lowell Narcisse, but both of those are unproven options.

Sports Johnny Manziel Hospitalized Over Prescription Drug Issue in Texas
Author: 0 Johnny Manziel Hospitalized Over Prescription Drug Issue in Texas

Sources close to Manziel told TMZ he was admitted to a hospital in Humble, Texas. The post is briefly visible on Manziel's Instagram account, but is not sharable. Manziel won the 2012 Heisman Trophy and was taken in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Johnny Manziel has worked very hard to get things in order in his life and he's now focusing on getting his professional football career back on track.

Sports Strong natural disaster in Cabazon shakes Southern California
Author: 0 Strong natural disaster in Cabazon shakes Southern California

There were no immediate reports of injuries. At least 27 aftershocks followed, the largest of which was a 3.2, the USGS said. Shortly thereafter, a San Diego Fire-Rescue Department dispatcher announced that the region had just experienced an natural disaster and directed firefighters to remove all trucks, engines and other apparatus from stations across the city.

Sports UFC And ESPN Finalize Multi-Year TV & Streaming Deal
Author: 0 UFC And ESPN Finalize Multi-Year TV & Streaming Deal

This means other digital players like Amazon, which sells UFC PPV, will not have rights to streams from UFC events that are not on PPV. UFC and FOX are completing a seven-year exclusive rights deal signed in 2011. The companies' announcement also promises the action will appear on "a variety of ESPN's television, social and digital platforms", in English and Spanish.

Sports Ingram suspended for PED use
Author: 0 Ingram suspended for PED use

NBC reported Ingram will be allowed to participate in the Saints' offseason workouts, training camp and preseason but will not be able to practice or play in the first four games of the regular season. The good news for the Saints is that if there's one team in the National Football League that can afford to lose their leading rusher for four games, it might be New Orleans.

Sports Rodney Hood refused to enter the floor in Game 4
Author: 0 Rodney Hood refused to enter the floor in Game 4

But he apparently had the chance to. "An opposing executive texted Lloyd: "(Hood) is not built for this", and now we're seeing why. "This isn't about you". During Monday's Game 4 against the Raptors, the Cavaliers role-players finally stepped up , giving LeBron James a bit of relief from his Atlas-like duties of carrying the franchise on his shoulders.

Sports Saints Release Coby Fleener
Author: 0 Saints Release Coby Fleener

Once a redzone weapon for Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts, veteran tight end Coby Fleener is looking for work. His best year came in 2014 with the Colts with a career-high 774 receivers yards and eight touchdowns. He also added a rushing touchdown. Fleener caught just 22 passes for 295 yards and 2 touchdowns in 11 games as he fought injuries in the 2017 season.

Sports Sir Alex Ferguson 'sitting up and talking' after brain haemorrhage
Author: 0 Sir Alex Ferguson 'sitting up and talking' after brain haemorrhage

United have offered no update no Ferguson's condition since saying a procedure on the haemorrhage on Saturday had gone "very well" but that a period of intensive care is needed to optimise his recovery. "I was glad to have dinner with him two weeks ago, and hopefully he can recover as quickly as possible". "The whole football world is incredible but outside of that as well, from all corners of the globe and different walks of life, people have shown their support".

Sports Bruins won't have Krug for rest of Lightning series
Author: 0 Bruins won't have Krug for rest of Lightning series

The Boston Bruins season has ended with a 3-1 loss in Game 5 to the Tampa Bay Lightning. They've been even more impressive defensively through the first two rounds of the playoffs against New Jersey and Boston . Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy told Global News Sunday that Marchand had been told to keep his tongue to himself. They were a competitive team, and they have loads of cap room in order to improve.

Sports Vissel Kobe surprised by Iniesta speculation
Author: 0 Vissel Kobe surprised by Iniesta speculation

Spanish reports had indicated Iniesta was close to agreeing a three-year deal with Chongqing, worth 81 million euros ($97 million). We have an in-depth cooperation between the two parties which does not mean that Iniesta will join the club as a player'.

Sports Toronto Raptors: 4 reasons they can still win the Cavaliers series
Author: 0 Toronto Raptors: 4 reasons they can still win the Cavaliers series

It was the 33-year-old's second game-winner of these playoffs, coming 10 days after he hit a fadeaway 3-pointer in Game 5 in a first-round series to down an Indiana Pacers team that had him on the ropes but couldn't knock him out. Game 4 was no exception. "We see them. It's not's like there's no door to get out of the room". "It's better just kinda if you can to get it over with".

Sports Arsenal rout Burnley 5-0 in Wenger farewell
Author: 0 Arsenal rout Burnley 5-0 in Wenger farewell

The 22-year-old attacker helped give the departing Arsene Wenger a happy Emirates send-off by finding the back of the net in the Gunners' 5-0 win against Burnley on Sunday , but that was hardly enough to appease his critics. Defending his latest absence, Ozil tweeted on Monday: " It's a pity I missed yesterday's match with my back injury ". "I am really very sad for Laurent because this World Cup was also a very important moment for him in his career and I wish him strength and a good ...

Sports LeBron says he Saves his Energy for Later in Games
Author: 0 LeBron says he Saves his Energy for Later in Games

LeBron's Cavs have eliminated the Raptors from the postseason two years in a row and are looking to make it three. Crunch time? He's captain crunch. "The Indiana series definitely helped us for this series", he said. Casey has been with the Raptors since the 2011-12 season. If they lose this game, it will be the third year in succession in which they have lost at the hands of James and the Cavaliers .

Sports Ribery pens one-year contract extension at Bayern
Author: 0 Ribery pens one-year contract extension at Bayern

Ribery added: "I am very happy to have another year playing for this big club". Munich is my home and has been for a long time, so I'm proud to be able to wear the Bayern shirt again in the new season. Ribéry has scored 80 goals in 247 Bundesliga appearances and won the Champions League with Bayern in 2013, the same year in which he was voted European Footballer of the Year.

Sports Red Sox, Yankees bring 2 best records into fight for 1st place
Author: 0 Red Sox, Yankees bring 2 best records into fight for 1st place

Pedro Martinez, Manny Ramirez and those Red Sox won 93 games while missing the playoffs. Remember last season, when they won the American League East but finished last in the league in home runs? Boston took two out of three in April's initial skirmish, a series marked by a pair of bench-clearing incidents in the middle game.

Author: 0 Conte hails his side for keeping top four hopes alive

A few weeks ago, the Blues looked down and out and nearly certain to miss out on Champions League football, but a combination of both Liverpool and Spurs dropping points and Chelsea winning their last four matches has changed the complexion of the top-four race.

Sports UC Workers Begin 3-Day Strike
Author: 0 UC Workers Begin 3-Day Strike

Last year, the union and university were unable to reach an agreement regarding an increase in wages, healthcare premiums, and retirement terms. Donato and his colleagues plan to strike 12 hours a day on Tuesday and Wednesday. UC spokeswoman Claire Doan said AFSCME service workers are already paid at or above market rates and that the union is demanding a almost 20 percent pay raise over three years.

Sports Mark Williams beats John Higgins in World Snooker Championship final
Author: 0 Mark Williams beats John Higgins in World Snooker Championship final

It was a tense encounter that included a monumental seven frame comeback from his opponent John Higgins, before Williams eventually came out on top 18-16 at Sheffield's Crucible. From 7-7, Higgins lost the final three frames of Sunday evening's session and his poor run continued into Monday afternoon. And so it proved as he rattled a red around the jaws of a pocket to let Higgins in with a chance at 47-0.

Sports Mourinho green light for Man Utd to sell Martial
Author: 0 Mourinho green light for Man Utd to sell Martial

Martin Keown thinks Jose Mourinho "talks too much" and reckons the Manchester United boss is "crushing" the confidence of his younger players. His tally of nine gaols and five assists during that time has attracted plenty of admirers and the Frenchman has even been linked with a potential move to Real Madrid .

Sports Jason Witten, long-time Dallas Cowboys tight end, expected to retire
Author: 0 Jason Witten, long-time Dallas Cowboys tight end, expected to retire

He started 229 games and 179 straight games. Fifteen of those catches came against the Detroit Lions on December 9 and tied Kellen Winslow's record for most receptions by a tight end in a single game. Of his decision to retire he said, "Better three hours too soon than a minute too late". You know I had great practices. During his junior campaign, he set the Tennessee record for receptions (39) and receiving yards (493) by a tight end, while also recording five touchdowns and earning ...

Sports Stan Van Gundy won't be coaching Pistons anymore
Author: 0 Stan Van Gundy won't be coaching Pistons anymore

Last week it was reported that Tom Gores wanted to keep Van Gundy but replace General Manager Jeff Bower. Van Gundy compiled a 523-384 record during previous stints with Miami and Orlando. Wojnarowski reports Brent Barry is expected to be a strong candidate for the front office role. This past season, Kennard shot over 40 percent from 3-point range, but he was taken one spot ahead of Donovan Mitchell in last year's draft.

Sports After Sixers OT loss to Celtics, Embiid wondering where foul calls were
Author: 0 After Sixers OT loss to Celtics, Embiid wondering where foul calls were

Green Teamers all over the world are sitting here watching this rookie sensation grow into a SUPER STAR right before our eyes, while reinforcing why the Celtics moved down two spots in the draft to acquire him and some additional assets. This dude nails a three ball through traffic like it's nothing. After shooting 48.3 percent from the field and 52.7 percent from two-point range in the regular season, Embiid has shot 43.5 percent from the field 47.3 percent from two-point range in the ...

Author: 0 Draymond Green calls death threat tweet "sad"

I wasn't aggressive in Game 3 and I knew that. He stayed up most of the night rewatching and analyzing the game. "It really set the tone for this game", Green said. "It wasn't a surprise". The lineup left the Warriors feeling powerful and their opponents feeling fearful. That changed on Sunday when the Warriors had their stars fully healthy in a game that boded more significance than any forgettable ones from October to March.

Sports Josep Maria Bartomeu makes Antoine Griezmann revelation
Author: 0 Josep Maria Bartomeu makes Antoine Griezmann revelation

Barca have denied making an approach for Griezmann but the club's director of institutional relations, Guillermo Amor, suggested a move was possible last December. He is reportedly linked to a move to Manchester United and Barcelona . Barcelona are looking to strengthen their squad after winning the Spanish title at a canter, 12 points clear of second place Atletico with three matches left.

Sports Woman celebrates winning $1.2 million on $18 Kentucky Derby bet
Author: 0 Woman celebrates winning $1.2 million on $18 Kentucky Derby bet

Pick 5 or Pick 6 winners can take home large jackpots considering how hard it is to select that many first-place finishers over a string of races. It means she submitted a bet attempting to pick the victor of five consecutive races. Owners Winstar Farm, China Horse Club, Starlight Racing and Head of Plains Partners won $1.432 million with Justify on Saturday, the Associated Press reported .

Sports 'Couldn't be more in love': Jordin Sparks welcomes her first child
Author: 0 'Couldn't be more in love': Jordin Sparks welcomes her first child

He was and is everything we imagined", Sparks said. "I didn't see it because I was facing the other way", Sparks explained, adding that Isaiah, 26, helped deliver the baby. "He's really calm, but he does have some lungs", she joked. Jordin and Dana secretly married in July a year ago (2017), and six weeks later learned they were expecting their first child .

Sports How Leicester City might line up against West Ham United
Author: 0 How Leicester City might line up against West Ham United

Pedro Obiang and James Collins will both still be unavailable for the Hammers as they continue to recover from injuries. "It's not done completely yet but you'd have to say it would take a lot for the other teams to get us", he added. "I've had to come to terms with the culture of West Ham and the culture of West Ham seems that leaks, stories is part of it". The Foxes went into the match having won just twice in their last 11 league games and the Frenchman received the dreaded vote of ...

Sports Harvick dominates at Dover
Author: 0 Harvick dominates at Dover

SHR cars held the point for 241 laps with Bowyer leading the other 40 laps. Harvick reeled off three straight wins at Atlanta, Las Vegas and Phoenix earlier this season and now has the 60-pound Miles the Monster trophy to add to his collection.

Sports Larson takes pole at Dover International
Author: 0 Larson takes pole at Dover International

Coverage of the AAA Drive for Autism 400 will on Fox Sports 1 on Sunday afternoon with a 2 p.m. ET start time . Kurt Busch , Brad Keselowski and Kevin Harvick have one Dover win apiece. "I think we have created an environment of very high expectations because of the success we've had and I think people forget how special our run has been and we certainly want to get back into those ways and have it happen again".

Sports Croatian Player Named in Australia's World Cup Squad
Author: 0 Croatian Player Named in Australia's World Cup Squad

Now he's playing every week. "He is young and must learn a lot but he is a player who can make a difference. I like players who can make a difference". He also has a problem that he is suspended for the last three games. "We don't have a lot of players who play that position. when somebody on the technical staff gives me the information about a player playing in Croatia who also has an Australian passport, then it can be an interesting player", he told a news conference.

Sports Napoli Held By Torino To Leave Juventus A Point From Title
Author: 0 Napoli Held By Torino To Leave Juventus A Point From Title

As the teams are level on their head-to-head record, goal difference would decide the winners if they finished with equal points, and Juve are now 16 goals better off than Napoli . When it is made official, it will mean that the Bianconeri will have won the Italian league for the last seven years running - a record-breaking streak for the nation's top division.

Sports Barca draw with Real to stay unbeaten
Author: 0 Barca draw with Real to stay unbeaten

He limped to the sideline and though he returned after receiving treatment to see out the end of the first half, he was taken off at half time and replaced by Marco Asensio . Ronaldo appeared to shake off the injury. Ramos and Suarez were both carded following their spat, which started after the Madrid centre-back had fouled Barcelona's No.

Sports James floats in dagger as Cavs stun Raptors
Author: 0 James floats in dagger as Cavs stun Raptors

There's a lot of other teams that have gone through that gauntlet. "Don't try it at home", James told a reporter. "Don't get me wrong, I'm not me disrespecting the guy". "That's way more time than I needed". Casey and team president Masai Ujiri, who was repeatedly vocal from the sidelines at halftime, both showed their displeasure at the officials during the game.

Sports Jurgen Klopp Denies Deals for Nabil Fekir, Ousmane Dembele amid Rumours
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp Denies Deals for Nabil Fekir, Ousmane Dembele amid Rumours

As you can see in the video below, the Liverpool manager literally raised his eyebrows before bursting into laughter and delivering his reaction. We agreed a deal?! "I would be surprised about that", Klopp said . Meanwhile, Dembele only joined Barca from Borussia Dortmund past year and Klopp admitted he would be surprised if the France star was available to sign.

Sports Marquez master of crash marred Spanish GP
Author: 0 Marquez master of crash marred Spanish GP

Spaniard Marc Marquez ( Honda ) flew past the chequered flag way ahead of his rivals in the Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez de la Frontera on Sunday, climbing atop the MotoGp championship standings in the process. Lorenzo had shot off the line and into the lead, using Soft tyres, where he remained for several laps, until Marquez eventually made a clean move into the final corner.

Sports Liverpool boss Klopp warns Salah: Don't do THAT again
Author: 0 Liverpool boss Klopp warns Salah: Don't do THAT again

Or he waited for the contact, I am not sure, so that is not what I want to see, that is not what he wants to do. "Usually when you play a must-win game it is not easy because it's normal to be a bit nervous", Blues boss Conte said. "Liverpool is a team who are very unsafe and if you leave a lot of space behind the defensive line their players are impressive the way they attack the space, but also playing through the lines and in their combinations".

Sports Real's Bale Denies 10-Man Barca Win In Feisty Clasico
Author: 0 Real's Bale Denies 10-Man Barca Win In Feisty Clasico

With this result, Barcelona are likely to end the season as invincibles as they are yet to lose a game in the league. As expected there was no guard of honour from Real Madrid for the champions, but there was affection shown towards Andres Iniesta in his 38th and final Clasico .

Sports Every Tony Romo to Jason Witten touchdown for the Dallas Cowboys
Author: 0 Every Tony Romo to Jason Witten touchdown for the Dallas Cowboys

He played a total of 15 seasons, all for the Cowboys, after being drafted back in 2003. While the catches are the most he's recorded against any one team, the touchdowns truly stand out. Jason Witten , I would say we hate to see you go but...honestly, we're not. For helping fight the battles on and off the field, I appreciate you. "I hope that in your eyes, I held up my end of the bargain".

Sports Day gets wet, but leads Wells Fargo by two strokes
Author: 0 Day gets wet, but leads Wells Fargo by two strokes

Woods made his only birdie on his final hole Friday in the Wells Fargo Championship , an 18-foot putt on the par-4 ninth hole. He stretched out both arms in mock celebration after his 2-over 73. He again lamented poor putting, though in truth he did not hit his approach shots close enough to the hole. At least he has the weekend. Playing in just a handful of PGA Tour events a year ago, Uihlein qualified for the season-ending Web.com Tour Finals, won the Nationwide Children's Hospital ...

Sports NHL To Marchand: 'Stop Licking'
Author: 0 NHL To Marchand: 'Stop Licking'

Tampa Bay (-175) is now favored over Boston (+155), and the oddsmakers have put the Over/Under (O/U) at an even 6 goals. The league's first-ever postseason saw the Toronto Arenas win the 1918 NHL Final against the Montreal Canadiens before defeating the Pacific Coast Hockey Association's Vancouver Millionaires to win the Stanley Cup.