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1st Test: Four-star Starc leaves South Africa reeling 1st Test: Four-star Starc leaves South Africa reeling
- November 04, 2016

After a reprieve when he was lbw off a Vernon Philander no-ball, the pugnacious opener smashed the South African bowlers around the WACA, the ground where he announced his arrival as a test batsman with a brilliant 180 against India in 2012. (more...)
Do you think Gambhir will retain place in India squad?
- November 04, 2016

Pandya has featured in 16 first-class matches for Baroda. These aren't impressive numbers. Then what could possibly have tilted fortunes in the 23-year-old's favour? Meanwhile, Pandya told mid-day minutes after his Test selection: "Playing T20s and ODIs for the country made me feel very proud, but every cricketer's dream is to represent India in Tests. (more...)
Egypt coach announces squad for Ghana's World Cup qualifier Egypt coach announces squad for Ghana's World Cup qualifier
- November 04, 2016

England-based Andre Ayew, who plays for West Ham United, returns to the national team after missing the previous game against Uganda in Tamale last month. The game is scheduled for 13 November in Borg El-Arab stadium in Alexandria. Uganda will host Congo on 12 November in Kampala - only the group winners will qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation. (more...)
Xhaka's disciplinary record worries Wenger ahead of London derby Xhaka's disciplinary record worries Wenger ahead of London derby
- November 04, 2016

Some players take it easy and indulge themselves a bit when they are out for a while but Harry is an absolute professional. Wenger also said it would be an "intelligent decision " to rest midfielder Mesut Ozil for Germany's upcoming internationals. (more...)
Copenhagen 0 Leicester 0: Foxes edge toward Champions League Last 16 Copenhagen 0 Leicester 0: Foxes edge toward Champions League Last 16
- November 03, 2016

Leicester will be without record signing Islam Slimani, who is still recovering from a groin injury. The £30million striker missed Saturday's 1-1 draw at Tottenham with a groin injury and boss Claudio Ranieri does not want to risk the Algeria global in Denmark. (more...)
Madrid star Ronaldo reunites with coma patient Madrid star Ronaldo reunites with coma patient
- November 03, 2016

Real Madrid on the other hand have enjoyed much plainer sailing in their opening three games of Group F, with the Spanish club winning tice and drawing once to remain unbeaten and second in proceeings. Though their celebration was short-lived, and Real struck back through midfielder Mateo Kovacic just two minutes later to secure a point for the Spaniards in a thriller. (more...)
John Kerry: Election 'downright embarrassing' at times John Kerry: Election 'downright embarrassing' at times
- November 03, 2016

When asked about the USA presidential election , Kerry told the City Hall gathering that the tone of the campaign has at times made it harder for him to press America's case with foreign leaders. We do a continuing resolution nowadays. "We have a fundamental responsibility to try to push the process forward", he said. However he added he wasn't "down in his cups" about it, saying the United States has incredible resiliency - and predicted the nation would come out stronger from it. (more...)
Patriots Talk: Tom Brady Admits Patriots Could Trade Him One Day Patriots Talk: Tom Brady Admits Patriots Could Trade Him One Day
- November 03, 2016

Whatever Mike said, I'm sure everybody had something to say. "I don't know [anything] about Von Miller money". One thing it let me do was refocus. Moss went on to catch 23 touchdowns in his first season with the Patriots after catching just three the season before in Oakland. BB: "Yeah, well I don't agree with that assessment". (more...)
Wade does throat slashing gesture after shot Wade does throat slashing gesture after shot
- November 02, 2016

In the start of the season he is connecting with the basket much better than a year ago. It isn't surprising the Celtics floundered on the glass so early in the season. I should have made him pay". "I thought he was playing pretty well and I thought we were better off going small", Stevens said. "I wanted to keep Jaylen in there". (more...)
Week 7 Preview: Minnesota Vikings vs. Philadelphia Eagles
- November 02, 2016

And he's a big, difficult-to-tackle target for the rookie QB. Cox and Curry are often lined up on the right side and Graham on the left, which presents problems as opposing teams would prefer to put two guys on both Cox and Graham but Curry is a solid rusher. (more...)
Pep: Messi and Neymar 'almost unplayable' Pep: Messi and Neymar 'almost unplayable'
- November 02, 2016

Following the lose there is no doubt former Barcelona manager and player Pep Guardiola was fuming at the 0-4 bashing his Manchester City side had just been handed. The strong start will only encourage the strong ambition they showed in the transfer market this summer, and make them a more attractive club to potential signings. (more...)
When No One Was Looking, Michael Phelps Secretly Married Nicole Johnson When No One Was Looking, Michael Phelps Secretly Married Nicole Johnson
- November 02, 2016

The ceremony was solemnized by agent and close friend Peter Carlisle , who often posts photos of Phelps, Johnson and their 6-month-old baby boy, Boomer Phelps, to his social media account. He shared on Facebook , "I've been married for a while". News of the wedding were reported on Wednesday (October 26) that the couple have been married since June 2016. (more...)
Drivers question why Hamilton not penalized on 1st turn Drivers question why Hamilton not penalized on 1st turn
- November 02, 2016

Only Michael Schumacher has won more grands prix, but the 31-year-old Briton fears his run of successive victories in America, and in Mexico City on Sunday, may not be enough to win his fourth title. The penalty pushed Verstappen back to fifth behind his Red Bull teammate Daniel Ricciardo. At the Mexico GP, however, the tension between Vettel and the Red Bulls took center stage. (more...)
It's November? Indians, Cubs to play Game 6 in warm weather
- November 02, 2016

I'll be glad that we can DH somebody though". Scott Spiezio and Darin Erstad homered, and Troy Glaus hit a two-run double, to win this game for the Angels. The Indians will have a personal piece of their past at Game 6 . Tomlin will start on three days' rest, while Arrieta made his last start six days ago. (more...)
Arsenal Player Ratings: Mesut Ozil shines, but Kieran Gibbs struggles v Ludogorets
- November 02, 2016

Follow all the action on Standard Sport's live blog! Here's what they had to say. The Gunners were forced to come from two goals down to get the win, but Ramsey was happy with the result and with being back in the starting XI. If we extrapolate that to a 38 game season, that's 60 points, which for the 2014/15 and 2015/16 season was enough for 7th and 8th place respectively in the Premier League . (more...)
'Enough is enough;' Panthers' Cam Newton rips league over safety of quarterbacks 'Enough is enough;' Panthers' Cam Newton rips league over safety of quarterbacks
- November 02, 2016

And enough is enough. I plan on talking to Commissioner ( Roger) Goodell about this, " Newton said . "I don't know what's going on". "When he gets hit he absorbs them, and it doesn't look as bad", Rivera said Monday. "Big quarterback. You got to make it consistent; if one person gets the call, (then) they all should get the call". This is about a player's safety and a level playing field. (more...)
AP Top 25: Alabama, Michigan, Clemson, Washington at top AP Top 25: Alabama, Michigan, Clemson, Washington at top
- November 02, 2016

While there are some roadblocks, Alabama has a good chance of finishing undefeated. No. 1 Alabama has the most hard road. If the Aggies can run the rest of the table, and other conferences have mayhem, they have a chance to get in the playoff anyway. (more...)
Ex-Celtics sharpshooter Ray Allen announces retirement from National Basketball Association Ex-Celtics sharpshooter Ray Allen announces retirement from National Basketball Association
- November 02, 2016

Ray Allen is calling it a career. Allen exits the game as a 10-time All-Star over a career spent with four different National Basketball Association teams - the Heat, Celtics, SuperSonics and Bucks. The team's 17th NBA Championship would not have been possible without Allen . Bosh picked his head up and saw Allen back-pedaling furiously to the 3-point line. (more...)
Kane returns to training ahead of crucial Spurs clash Kane returns to training ahead of crucial Spurs clash
- November 02, 2016

Kane, 23, has stepped up his rehab in the last week, having been out of first-team contention since damaging ankle ligaments against Sunderland on September 18. We can not stop that. It is up to Gareth, if he wants to select him or not. "Once the players enter the field and that Champions League anthem commences, turn your mobile phone lights on and let's turn the national stadium's internal bowl lilywhite!" "And if not, we need to wait two weeks [until after the worldwide break]". (more...)
Broncos' CJ Anderson undergoing surgery
- November 01, 2016

Kubiak noted that WR/KR Cody Latimer passed concussion protocol Monday but was a healthy scratch and should be back this week along with Ware, who hasn't practiced since he got hurt. The Broncos acquired A.J. Derby from archrival New England this week after getting such middling production from their tight end corps. There's still a learning curve for the first-year pro. (more...)
Johnson wins Martinsville to gain spot in NASCAR's finale
- November 01, 2016

Emergency crews say no one was airlifted from the scene and they do not know the extent of injuries, but they say they do not believe anyone has any life-threatening injuries. Seven people were taken to Memorial Hospital in Martinsville, while two were taken to Morehead Memorial Hospital in Eden, North Carolina. Nine people were taken to hospital after the driver of a Chevrolet SSR convertible struck fans awaiting NASCAR drivers coming to the helipad in the speedway's handicapped parking ... (more...)
He can coast the next 2 weeks but that's not Johnson's style He can coast the next 2 weeks but that's not Johnson's style
- November 01, 2016

For Johnson's longtime crew chief Chad Knaus, the time between now and Homestead will be no different than any other weekend. Oh, how easy it would be for No. "We had a great M&M's Camry and we could have been a little farther up front, but we were held up there and we couldn't pass and if I did try to make moves or try to make a pass, I got cutoff". (more...)
Suspended Browns WR Josh Gordon released from rehab Suspended Browns WR Josh Gordon released from rehab
- November 01, 2016

It is said to be the most intensive treatment that he has gone through, and Gordon is doing "a lot better", one source said. Gordon now is suspended indefinitely by the National Football League, and while technically still Browns property, the team has said it has "closed that chapter". (more...)
Penn State fans may have watched QB of future Penn State fans may have watched QB of future
- November 01, 2016

Penn State defeated Purdue 62-24. He had 207 after the first play of the fourth quarter, a jaw-dropping 81-yard touchdown run. ABOUT PURDUE (3-4, 1-3): Gerad Parker, coaching his second game since the firing of Darrell Hazell on October 16, will need a big day from quarterback David Blough (173-for-308, 2,065 yards, 14 TDs, 11 interceptions), who collected his fourth 300-yard effort of the season (309) against Nebraska. (more...)
Broncos defensive coordinator Phillips upended, but OK
- November 01, 2016

On four straight snaps at the Denver 2, the Chargers (3-5) called passing plays, leaving Gordon out of the mix in the quest for a touchdown that, combined with a 2-point conversion, could have sent the game to overtime. They're to be commended for causing us not to play our best". "I'm OK with whatever they call", said Gordon, who rushed for 94 yards in a 21-13 win over Denver on October 13. (more...)