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MS Dhoni responds to criticism seeking his ouster from India's T20 team

But today (Saturday) was a classical example because when Virat Kohli was batting, Dhoni had to give strike to Kohli. Named after the two-time world cup winning captain the MS Dhoni Cricket Academy (MSDCA) is a joint venture of Dubai-based Pacific Sports Club and Aarka Sports Club which has been in operation for a couple of months at the Springdales School in Al Quoz. Read More »

Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman claims Larry Nassar sexually abused her

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Nassar, who worked with the USA women's gymnastics teams for more than 20 years, pleaded guilty to federal child pornography charges in July and faces 22-27 years in prison when he's sentenced December 7. Nassar would sneak them snacks and candy. "The last few months have not been easy for me", says Raisman. She also expressed her fear, having not yet revealed at that time she was one of the doctor's victims. Read More »

Benzema: Sex tape affair could be reason for France exile

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He has since demanded explanations from Deschamps that have not been forthcoming, and with the France coach having recently extended his contract to 2020 after clinching a place at next summer's World Cup, Benzema, 29, is all but resigned to his worldwide exile being extended. Read More »

Kaepernick Snags GQ's Citizen Of The Year Title

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Being dubbed this generation's iconic civil rights leader by legendary Olympian John Carlos , who is known for raising his fist in protest during the 1968 Olympics, Kaepernick makes a strong statement on the magazine's cover. "That's why we chose to photograph Colin in public, in Harlem, among the men, women, and children he is fighting for", the magazine's editors write. Read More »

Olivier Giroud explains why he rejected a chance to join Everton

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But the France worldwide, who scored in his country's 2-0 win against Wales , told The Telegraph his future was never in doubt. Given his limited role under Arsene Wenger this term - Giroud is yet to start a Premier League fixture - the striker looks set to emerge as the subject of more speculation come the January transfer window. Read More »

Alex Anthopoulos Reportedly Will Be Named Braves GM

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Anthopoulos, 40, had been the Dodgers' vice president of baseball operations, a position he held since he left the Blue Jays after the 2015 season. Current baseball president John Hart will not retain those type powers, sources say, but is expected to remain in the organization in some capacity, perhaps as more of a consultant. Read More »

Friends rally around Liam Miller as footballer faces cancer battle

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Believed to be back home in Cork receiving treatment, former Hibs player Tam McManus tweeted that Miller: "was in the U.S. for treatment this month and flies back tomorrow to start chemo here". The 36-year-old began his career at Parkhead, scoring two goals in 26 appearances during the Martin O'Neill era before moving to Manchester United . Read More »

Denmark V Republic Of Ireland

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Denmark's home advantage between the two legs of the play-offs has been wiped out, but Ireland have plenty of work ahead of them still for two reasons. "I'm really confident. We know it will be a tough game". David Meyler may be a contender to start in the second leg after his magnificent performance in Wales and the team may need to be freshened up after what would have been a draining night both physically and mentally with all the pressure that was on that game. Read More »

Injury fear sees Mane make early Liverpool return

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The 25-year-old played the full 90 minutes for his national team as they booked a place in next summer's football showiece event in Russian Federation with a 2-0 win. But he would not have wished for it to have happened in these circumstances. After defying medical expectations of a return in time to face Sevilla in the Champions League, Klopp himself admitted Mane's progress had gone much quicker than first imagined. Read More »

Here's what Suarez, Messi told Neymar before PSG move

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Speaking after Brazil's 3-1 win over Japan - in which he scored - he said: "I want to ask you to stop creating stories which are not true". Brazil coach Tite then rejected claims he had a problem with Neymar , saying: 'I keep hearing that Tite has problems with Neymar and I am exhausted of hearing that. Read More »

Tampa Bay Buccaneers snap five game losing streak against New York Jets

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It was the key to fending off the rally from McCown, who racked up over 100 passing yards and a touchdown after having just over 100 passing yards through three and a half quarters. Brent Grimes celebrates an interception. However, a third-down sack by the Jets' would prevent the Bucs from advancing it. Overall, the Jets defense didn't get off the field quick enough; they gave up two scoring drives lasting 7:56 and 7:25. Read More »

Denver Broncos special teams failing them early against Patriots

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Brock Osweiler held a consistent line all night finding Emmanuel Sanders multiple times and getting the Broncos in the endzone with a quick throw to Demaryius Thomas to start the 3rd quarter. The incident during the punt came on a night that had already been bad for the Broncos special teams. Minutes later, Patriots running back Dion Lewis returned a kickoff 103 yards for a score. Read More »

Goff getting MVP better as the season heats up for the Rams

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The Houston defense, which ranked just 30th in scoring entering the game, proved problematic for the Rams early on. Goff is rolling into the matchup with the Texans Sunday. Goff found Woods again for the former USC Trojans receiver's second touchdown of the game. In the third-quarter alone, the Rams outgained the Texans 105-40 and outscored them 21-0. Read More »

Refocused: Jacksonville Jaguars 20, Los Angeles Chargers 17

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The Jaguars were eventually able to win the game on a 30-yard field goal by kicker Josh Lambo . In the last four games, the Chargers have averaged 110 rushing yards a contest, compared to 68 yards a game the first four games. The Jaguars opened the scoring with some trickery. "I'm exhausted right now", Jaguars coach Doug Marrone said. The special teams' surge was short-lived, as Lambo had his extra point blocked. Read More »

Steelers beat Colts on last-second field goal

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After the game, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin told reporters that Haden suffered a broken fibula and that he would be out indefinitely. After that play Brissett completed two of six passes, threw an interception and took two sacks. The extra point was blocked. A third-round pick of the Patriots in 2016 out of North Carolina State, Brissett won a Super Bowl with New England last season. Read More »

NASCAR at Phoenix 2017 Results: Matt Kenseth Wins, Brad Keselowski Advances

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Larson was eliminated from the playoffs when his engine blew at Kansas, but he can still play spoiler by stealing the stage points other drivers so desperately need. Hamlin erased all of Keselowski's points lead following the second stage. Matt Kenseth might have gotten the final victory of his Cup Series career on Sunday. Read More »

Compensation committee to talk Roger Goodell contract

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There appears to be some controversy surrounding the validity of the report, though. The conference call, first reported Saturday by The New York Times, marks the first call since Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones voiced his displeasure about the contract extension that the committee has been discussing. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo: How many children does he have & what are their names?

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He shared the news alongside a photo of himself and his eldest son, Cristiano Jr , dressed in scrubs as they pose next to a beaming Georgina, who lays in her hospital bed. Speaking about life as a father last week, Ronaldo said: "Being a father is a unique and personal journey, something that has changed me completely". Read More »

Redskins' Maurice Harris Makes One-Handed Touchdown Catch

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He then threw two interceptions to safety C.J. Swearinger, but the Vikings had a big enough lead that it didn't cost them. Thielen had eight catches for a season-high 166 yards. The Minnesota Vikings remain one of the hottest teams in the NFL . Griffen, who is third in the National Football League with 10 sacks, has a foot injury and was listed as questionable, but Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer said during the week he expected Griffen would play. Read More »

National Football League players observe moment of silence to honor veterans before games

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Amid protests during the national anthem before NFL games, Veterans Day weekend is here, and many are wondering what will happen. Boycott the National Football League, a Facebook page with more than 227,000 followers, called on fans to turn the games off on Saturday "in solidarity with veterans around the country", and other conservative watchdog groups asked fans to do the same. Read More »

Saints' Daniel Lasco hospitalized with spine injury suffered vs. Bills

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An in-form Buffalo outfit very much fluffed their lines when last seen on Thursday Night Football as they were soundly beaten by the New York Jets in East Rutherford. He also might be wishing he was back in Carolina. The Saints squandered another opportunity for points after a Josh Hill lost fumble off a reception inside the Bills 20 in the first quarter. Read More »

Lions activate Taylor Decker from PUP list ahead of Browns game

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The rookie did not throw an interception in the first three quarters. Of the 22 scores Cleveland has allowed, 17 have been touchdowns and they've allowed all 5 field goal tries. - Cleveland safety Jabrill Peppers is back after missing 2 games with a toe injury. The Cleveland Browns linebacker picked off Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford inside Lions territory with a nice low catch. Read More »

Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka takes aim at moaning Northern Ireland players

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Northern Ireland piled on the pressure during the second half with Steven Davis , Stuart Dallas and Conor Washington all driving on the visitors in Basel. Northern Ireland did extremely well to finish second in their tough Qualifying Group, finishing above the Czech Republic and Norway to end up second only to the unbeaten Germans, but they were then given another hard task in the Play-Offs against Granit Xhaka's Switzerland side. Read More »

All-rounder Hardik Pandya rested for Sri Lanka Tests due to 'heavy workload'

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It's just a one match but it's a great opportunity for each and everyone of us. "He is one of the legends and to go there and play against him will be a great experience", Samson said. Dickwella's unbeaten half-century at a quick pace ensured Sri Lanka ended the day scoring their runs at 4.67 per over. All of us know each other well as we have been playing domestic matches for many seasons. Read More »

Bruins beaten by Leafs in OT

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Over the last week, the Bruins are just 2-for-20 on the man advantage. "There were not a lot of plays", said Leafs head coach Mike Babcock, who true to his nature as a coach, just loved the lack of wide-open hockey. Boston pulled to 2-1 on Vatrano's score with 4:42 left in the first when he tipped Krug's shot from point, sending the puck sailing into the net over McElhinney's left shoulder. Read More »

England deny Aussies in women's Ashes Test

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It was a moment to savour, but Wellington's inability to follow it up with a rush of wickets was largely down to Knight, the embodiment of calm temperament and sound technique in an innings that ensured England would not be overwhelmed following Ellyse Perry's epic double-century on days two and three. Read More »

Can Auburn finally beat Georgia?

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So, we put it to Matthews: Some of your predecessors at Florida and SC have questioned the Bulldogs passing abilities. Georgia could be just as good up front as Clemson so Auburn is going to have to adjust. But Johnson will be facing a Georgia defense that ranks fifth nationally (and second the SEC) in rush yards allowed. "He's going to keep us grounded because he's been there before and he knows what it takes and he also knows what it takes to get over that hump", Atkins said. Read More »

Missouri adds to Vols' misery, 50-17

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It is the Tigers third time this season over 600 yards, and the second best performance of the season, trailing 815 yards against Missouri State (Sept. He was sacked five times. The team now needs a road win against either Vanderbilt or Arkansas in the final two weeks of the season to secure a bowl bid. Read More »

Shocker for Crystal Palace: Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez replacement

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The Eagles are determined to keep Zaha , 25, at Selhurst Park but are braced for interest in the Ivory Coast forward. He agreed a fresh five-year deal in the summer but interest in him has remained. Wenger was hoping to bring in Monaco wideman Thomas Lemar late in the summer transfer window, only for a deal to fall flat, but The Sun claims that the Frenchman will now go after a player closer to home. Read More »

African Footballer of the Year - who will be on the shortlist?

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Two Liverpool players have been nominated for the BBC's African player of the year award. After struggling to make an impact in his early years at Stamford Bridge, Moses has found form under Chelsea manager Antonio Conte, and was a key figure at right wing-back as the Blues cruised to the Premier League title last season. Read More »

Country Artists Call for Unity and Strength at 51st Annual CMA Awards

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Another tweeted, " Garth Brooks is REALLY bad at lip syncing", while a third posted, "Worst lip syncing I've ever seen". Not 10 shows in 12 days - 12 shows in 10 days. "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel", she said. Read More »

TPP trade deal talks move forward

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Canadian Minister of International Trade François-Philippe Champagne (R) is seen at the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Ministerial Meeting during the APEC 2017 in Da Nang, Vietnam November 9, 2017. There was no immediate word on Canada's stance. Chinese President Xi Jinping used the same forum to stress multilateralism and said globalisation was an irreversible trend. Read More »

Badgers clinch Big Ten West title with win over Iowa

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They allowed just 66-yards of total offense and gave up just 5 first-downs to a Hawkeye team that routed Ohio State just a week earlier, putting up 55 points and rambling for more than 400-yards of total offense. His fellow freshman, running back Jonathan Taylor, played yet another solid game, gaining 157 yards on 29 carries. A week after tying the school record with three interceptions in a game, Jackson tied another Iowa record with two interceptions returned for touchdowns in a game. Read More »