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Charlotte's stunning career has come to an end

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It was Rachel Priest's brilliant half-century that set up an easy chase for Storm after they won the toss and opted to field first. She made her England debut in 1996 and is the only player - man or woman - to captain England in 200 internationals. Read More »

Massa-Stroll Monza battle was "scary" to watch - Williams

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In a dramatic finale to a session that ended almost three hours later than expected after a long delay due to heavy rain, the Ferraris of Kimi Raikkonen and championship leader Sebastian Vettel ended up in a disappointing seventh and eight positions. Read More »

Man Utd To Get Griezmann In January?

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Due to the expense of triggering Griezmann and signing him to a long-term contract, Mourinho made a decision to focus on other players during the summer, however, he could be ready to trigger the player's release clause in the winter. Atletico Madrid will once again be able to complete signings as soon as the January window opens, meaning they could find a replacement for their star man should Manchester United come calling once more. Read More »

Gordon Strachan explains why Scotland's win over Malta had "low tempo"

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He said: "We started the campaign off with a victory in Malta , then in the next three games we didn't manage to pick up many points". "Getting the win was the main thing". Scotland are now two games away from a possible play-off slot because England are offering assistance as they limp along. "Patience is huge for us, the way we play, keeping the ball and tiring the opponent out. Read More »

Why Saina Nehwal left Vimal Kumar to reunite with Pullela Gopichand

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In a series of tweets, she said that she had a discussion with former coach Gopichand who agreed to train her again. I want to train with Vimal Kumar Sir. Saina Nehwal won a bronze medal at Glasgow World Championships. Now that he has his hands full, would Sania and Sindhu and other top notch players be too much to handle? It was Vimal who guided her through the hard period of rehabilitation to the World Championships bronze medal. Read More »

'Why I Wanted To Leave Arsenal'- Arsene Wenger Reveals

Wenger was tipped to make a bid for the "new Henry" Kylian Mbappe this summer, however, Arsenal were priced out of the market for the now-PSG star. "And ours fans as well, to have a successful season we need our fans". "The blame is put on Arsene, but I can not see that it is all down to him". Read More »

Miguel To Headline NFL Pop-Up Concert For New England Patriots In Boston

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You go out there and practice it and things go well, and then you go to a particular game and they do things that maybe you haven't worked on or thought about or talked about. A construction project was recently completed to make space for the banner, as it required raising a almost 8,000-pound Gillette Stadium sign/structure. Read More »

It's mission 2019 for captain Virat Kohli

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The dismissal of the two set batsmen triggered a collapse that saw the hosts lose seven wickets for 53 runs. "We want to remain unpredictable so there is no pattern to anything", Kohli said after winning the series against Sri Lanka . Kohli completed his century in a blistering 96-ball knock, but was dismissed by pacer Lasith Malinga in the 30th over. In T20 Internationals, Dhoni has taken 43 catches and affected 23 stumpings. Read More »

Thomas outshines Spieth to win at TPC Boston

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Spoiler alert: Thomas hoisted the hardware, but it was a title bout that has been a decade in the making, the dye first cast when the two 24-year-olds squared off for the first time in a junior event in Mansfield, Texas. Spieth was simply dynamic at the start. Australian trio Jason Day , Adam Scott and Marc Leishman are among the automatic qualifiers for an worldwide team that will be aiming to win its first Presidents Cup since 1998. Read More »

David Wright To Undergo Shoulder Surgery Tuesday

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The 34-year-old attempted a minor league rehab assignment late last month, but he was quickly shut down with shoulder pain. After he underwent neck surgery a year ago, the third baseman was shut down after only a few games this spring. He was a seven-time All-Star and considered by many to have been the centerpiece of the exciting Mets teams of the mid-to late-2000's. Chesapeake native David Wright has played in just 75 games since the start of the 2015 Major League Baseball season. Read More »

Brett Anderson could be a good fit for 2018 — Blue Jays

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Teoscar Hernandez provided most of the offense, going 2/4 with a double, a home run and three RBI. Whatever Chris Sale was doing wrong against the Cleveland Indians was fixed last night against the Toronto Blue Jays . Polanco went deep from both sides of the plate for the first multi-homer game of his career. Jonathan Cheshire struck out two over two innings of relief. Read More »

US Open round-up from day seven

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Petra Kvitova pulled off an unlikely 7-6 6-3 victory over favourite Garbine Muguruza to set up a quarter-final match with Williams. "So I know that and so I'm going to try and take it", the American said. "And my sister motivates me a lot, my family too". Maria Sharapova was the latest heavyweight to bow out. This is the second time in three years that the 37-year-old Williams - the oldest woman in the bracket - has advanced to the quarterfinals at the US Open. Read More »

Celtics add 2020 second-rounder to complete Kyrie Irving blockbuster trade

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Hayward is not saying anything about the play on the court of the best player in the league right now, but it is no secret that pure ability on the court is not the only thing that makes players want to play together. As ESPN's Brian Windhorst once recalled on Zach Lowe's podcast "The Lowe Post", Irving had signed an extension before he knew of James' return to Cleveland . Read More »

Bears waive Jeremy Langford after claiming Taquan Mizzell

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Tarik Cohen and Benny Cunningham should wind up competing for those duties now, though it's possible Chicago picks up another veteran option in the coming days. He was the Colonial Athletic Association Special Teams Player of the Year in 2013, when he averaged 27.5 yards per kick return and 19.7 yards per punt return. Read More »

Vikings cut Alex Boone

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The Vikings will now have only one returning starter from last season's front five: Joe Berger has moved from center to right guard. Boone had a Pro Football Focus grade of 72.8 last season, ranking 37 among guards in the NFL. That game marked the top performance of the preseason by the line, and played a role in Boone's release. Every NFL team had to cut down to their 53-man rosters by the end of Saturday. Read More »

Cam Newton's brother led the biggest upset in college football history

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While Las Vegas didn't offer a moneyline on the game, some online sportsbooks had Howard to win the game available at prices up to 600/1, with some lucky bettors cashing in on bets, if Twitter is to be believed. Howard raced to a 21-9 lead when Devin Rollins returned a fumble for a 75-yard score. The Rebels responded by reeling off 24 consecutive points and led 33-21 after? His four-yard touchdown run with 7:34 remaining in the fourth quarter proved to be the game-winner for the Bison, who ... Read More »

Arturo Vidal lifts lid on collapsed Man City move for Alexis

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Sanchez , 28, came close to joining Manchester City in a £60m ($78m) deal on transfer deadline day, but the move broke down as Arsenal failed to convince Monaco winger Thomas Lemar to join them as replacement for the Chilean. Arsene Wenger has confessed that he nearly walked away from Arsenal following an intensely disappointing 2016-17 season. "If Arsenal are to achieve anything this season, then the motivation must come back into the team". Read More »

Modric fumes Croatia-Kosovo was like 'funniest home video'

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A decision on when the match will be replayed is now set to be made in the coming days. "It's not adequate preparation for such an important match". They are now one step closer to their desired goal of advancing to the World Cup in Russian Federation next year. It is clear that in this match Croatia will win against Kosovo and qualifies for the World Cup 2018. Read More »

NASCAR at Darlington 2017 Qualifying Results: Kevin Harvick Earns Pole Position

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Row 7: Austin Dillon , Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Harvick has been a fixture atop the leaderboard throughout the weekend. Kyle Busch , a driver from Las Vegas, Nevada, will round out the top three starters on Sunday. Truex's best lap in the third round of qualifying was 177.077 miles per hour. He was already facing a almost impossible climb to make the top 16, so starting in the 25th position doesn't help his cause. Read More »

Bills waive RB Williams

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Williams, 23, rushed for 94 yards and a score on 27 carries previous year, but he looked great this preseason when he averaged 5.8 yards per carry. Traded to Chicago just prior to his rookie season, Lee appeared in all 16 games for the Bears, including seven starts, but has just one career reception. Read More »

Dutch striker Van Persie ruled out of World Cup qualifier

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The Dutch played the last 30 minutes with 10 men after midfielder Kevin Strootman was sent off for two yellow cards in quick succession but Robben did not offer any excuse. France had looked well on course to win Group A until losing in Sweden in June, but recovered well in a dominant performance against the Netherlands . Read More »

Staff Predictions: West Virginia vs. Virginia Tech

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Virginia Tech doesn't have a single West Virginian on its roster while the Mountaineers have just TWO - starting wide receiver Gary Jennings Jr. and backup running back Lorenzo Dorr. 2 - In the past the West Virginia-Virginia Tech game has usually featured players from both states on each team's roster, but this year that's not the case. Read More »

US Open 2017: Garbine Muguruza sets up clash with Petra Kvitova

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The Spaniard continued her rummaging through the U.S. Open draw on Friday, easing past Rybarikova and eliminating two players from contention from the No.1 ranking in the process. "I take every match as a final", Muguruza said post match. No. 17 seed Sam Querrey, the only American left, faces No. 23 seed Mischa Zverev at night. Read More »

Green Bay Packers cut Winnipeg's Geoff Gray

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Odom, an undrafted rookie out of Arkansas State, had 17 tackles and two sacks for the Falcons in the preseason. I can only control what I can do. Green Bay is set to open the 2017 regular season campaign next week when the Packers host the Seattle Seahawks. Read More »

Bucs trade JJ Wilcox to Steelers for 2018 sixth-round pick

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One of the hallmark storylines of Hard Knocks is introducing viewers to a number of guys who are probably not going to make the final 53-man roster, and last week's episode focused on a handful of such players on the Buccaneers. Wilcox saw his lone role come to fruition in the Buccaneers nickel packages, and thus was not seeing the playing time many had hoped he would see. Ward should immediately compete for snaps with Chris Conte , Keith Tandy , and rookie Justin Evans at the safety ... Read More »

Mourinho describes Pereira as 'future great' after new deal

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The Spanish side announced the signing of the 21-year-old on their official website . The Selecao youth worldwide spent last season on loan with La Liga outfit Granada, while another temporary move away from Manchester to join Valencia for the 2017/18 campaign was announced this past Friday. Read More »

Ruud van Nistelrooy impressed by Lukaku's early form at Man Utd

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Although the Belgian International started his United career on the bright note, scoring 3 goals in 3 Premier League matches, United re-signed Zlatan Ibrahimovic on a one-year contract last month. "There's always pressure to score here". "Then there's pressure on the next game". Elsewhere there's recognition for Huddersfield goalkeeper Jonas Lössl who's kep three consecutive clean sheets making him just one of two 'keepers (the other being United's shot-stopper David de Gea) to have ... Read More »

Chiefs cut CJ Spiller

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Nelson played in 12 games as a rookie but didn't record a start. He moves to the slot with cornerbacks Terrance Mitchell and Phillip Gaines coming in for nickel and dime substitution packages. The early buzz was all positive: C.J. Spiller had found the fountain of youth. Spiller, who was released on Saturday in the cut to 53 players. That left the Chiefs with just Charcandrick West and Kareem Hunt on the roster. Read More »

Monaco chief reveals Thomas Lemar was happy to join Liverpool or Arsenal

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A positive start to the current term with Community Shield victory over Chelsea has been overshadowed by a devastating 4-0 defeat at the hands of Liverpool . Arsenal were prepared to shell out an inordinate amount of money but could not get the deal done for a multitude of reason. How can that be? "You thought maybe three or four names would see them strengthen enough to even mount a title challenge - because this is a year they could have really thrown themselves at the Premier League". Read More »

Jose Ramirez joins elite company in win over Tigers

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The Tigers are 0-4 since trading stars Justin Verlander and Justin Upton. All three were serving the first game of suspensions stemming from an August 24 brawl with the New York Yankees. Left fielder Mikie Mahtook accidentally swatted the ball over with his bare hand in the first inning; the ball bounced off right fielder Alex Presley's glove in the sixth. Read More »

Belgium defeat Greece 2-1, qualify for World Cup, France suffer setback

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With just two games to go Martinez's men hold an unassailable eight-point lead over closest rivals Bosnia-Herzegovina , meaning they are guaranteed to finish in the group's top spot and take automatic qualification. Jan Vertonghen started the scoring in the 70th minute with a long-range effort, Zeca equalized three minutes later, and Lukaku scored the victor immediately after that. Read More »

Su'a Cravens, 22, considered retiring, but Redskins changed his mind

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Allen, however, convinced Cravens to postpone such a decision. During his 18 months in the National Football League, life hasn't been easy for Redskins safety Su'a Cravens . For the Redskins, it means that instead of rolling out their revamped secondary week one against the Eagles, the team will instead already be filling holes as Deshazor Everett will now step in at strong safety alongside D.J. Read More »