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Sport Toby Roland-Jones to make England Test debut at The Oval
Author: 0 Toby Roland-Jones to make England Test debut at The Oval

England and South Africa are tied at 1-1 going into the third Test. Root backed the 29-year-old seamer to stand up to the challenge that the Proteas pose and backed him to replicate his impressive County Championship form in recent seasons.

Sport Pique: Why I'll Understand If Neymar Leaves Barca
Author: 0 Pique: Why I'll Understand If Neymar Leaves Barca

He is a great player, I admire him a lot. "We have a close relationship, not only as teammates but also as friends", added Pique, who said he didn't believe Neymar's contemplation of a move was a matter of money. However, Barca have been hard at work trying to convince him to stay, with Pique, Messi, Luis Suarez and board members all desperately trying to persuade him to change his mind, according to the Catalan media.

Sport Team Canada Moves Ahead Without NHL Players
Author: 0 Team Canada Moves Ahead Without NHL Players

Desjardins, who has coached the Vancouver Canucks and the Dallas Stars, has also won two WHL championships behind the bench of the Medicine Hat Tigers and took the Texas Stars of the American Hockey League to a title. It comes after an International Olympic Committee decision not to pay transportation and insurance costs for athletes going to the Games. The 44-year-old Cambridge native has been selected to be an assistant coach with Canada's men's hockey team at the 2018 Pyeongchang Games.

Sport Sonny Gray, Justin Verlander trade rumors hot
Author: 0 Sonny Gray, Justin Verlander trade rumors hot

The trade deadline is just about here, and it's looking more and more as if the Yankees may eventually have the pitching help they need on their hands. Multiple sources indicated Tuesday that the Yankees were making progress toward a deal with Oakland , which could send not only [ Sonny] Gray - who was slated to start for the A's on Tuesday in Toronto - but also first baseman Yonder Alonso to NY.

Sport Wednesday's Liverpool transfer rumours: Philippe Coutinho, Emre Can, Virgil van Dijk
Author: 0 Wednesday's Liverpool transfer rumours: Philippe Coutinho, Emre Can, Virgil van Dijk

But it is believed Neymar accepted that luring Liverpool's Brazil playmaker Coutinho might be too hard - because the likely asking price of £80m-plus could be beyond even PSG if they splash-out on the Barca superstar. The Brazil global is on the brink of completing a world-record move to PSG from Barcelona , a transfer that would send shockwaves across world football.

Sport Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet Want You to Have Dinner with Them
Author: 0 Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet Want You to Have Dinner with Them

In honor of Titanic's 20th anniversary, Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet will grant one lucky (and most likely rather wealthy) fan the chance to know what it would be like to have dinner with Jack and Rose. Kate and Leo met while on the set of the beloved 1997 film Titanic and they've remained good friends - they've even reunited a handful of times on-and-off the screen since then.

Sport Morata debut upstaged by two-goal Mueller
Author: 0 Morata debut upstaged by two-goal Mueller

And Batshuayi, who ended last season in fine goalscoring form and also scored twice in Saturday's friendly against Arsenal , pulled another goal back with four minutes remaining. James Rodriguez missed a chance to make it 3-0 before Muller netted again a couple of minutes before the half-hour mark, brilliantly curling his shot beyond Courtois from 25 yards.

Sport Andrew Hawkins Ends Patriots Career, Retires From NFL After Six Seasons
Author: 0 Andrew Hawkins Ends Patriots Career, Retires From NFL After Six Seasons

Hawkins, who had shared his intentions with the Patriots, relayed the reason for his decision on Uninterrupted, the network developed by LeBron James and his business partner and CEO, Maverick Carter. "That's why I'm supporting this research". He was part of three playoff teams with the Cincinnati Bengals during his first three years in the league.

Sport Branden Grace cards first 62 in men's major championship
Author: 0 Branden Grace cards first 62 in men's major championship

But Grace, who only made the halfway cut with a shot to spare on four over par, went one better with eight birdies and no bogeys on the 7,027-yard par-70 layout to jump from a tie for 45th into a tie for second. Spieth, twice major champion, had taken time out from his warm-up session to watch Grace sink his final putt but the world number three was not distracted.

Sport Brock Lesnar up for UFC superfight v Jon Jones
Author: 0 Brock Lesnar up for UFC superfight v Jon Jones

The two top light heavyweights in the sport have engaged in one of the most bitter rivalries in the history of the sport but there's nothing fake about how much Cormier and Jones dislike each other. Jones' extreme inconsistencies coupled with his inactivity will make his fight with Cormier an uncertain one, even if he has the obvious talent to beat him and is still arguably the best pound-for-pound fighter in MMA.

Sport Researchers discover widespread brain trauma among former National Football League players
Author: 0 Researchers discover widespread brain trauma among former National Football League players

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy is caused by repeated trauma to the head and is known to cause memory loss, depression and dementia , even many years after the football-playing career has ended. The moves to protect football players are important, says Cullum, despite the uncertainties still surrounding CTE and concussions . The study suggests that the correlation between football and the disease is distressingly strong: of the 111 NFL football players , 110 showed the ...

Sport Romelu Lukaku Reveals How Paul Pogba Recruited Him
Author: 0 Romelu Lukaku Reveals How Paul Pogba Recruited Him

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has said that his side are not "big candidates" to win the Premier League title next season, but expects them to be in the race. Over the next six, seven or eight years, United will hopefully have a great centre-forward in Romelu Lukaku ". "I want to wait and see what it is". "I'm 24 years of age".

Sport Lukaku backed to outshine Morata next season
Author: 0 Lukaku backed to outshine Morata next season

While he suffered a dip in form like many at the club in what was a disastrous 2015/16 season, the Italian has once again helped him find his stride and he was an integral part of Conte's 3-4-3 formation and was one half of an nearly impenetrable central midfield pairing alongside N'golo Kante.

Sport Big Ten announces new TV deals with FOX, ESPN and CBS
Author: 0 Big Ten announces new TV deals with FOX, ESPN and CBS

It was the first time one of Meyer's teams was held scoreless in 194 games as a head coach. Big Ten East right now is as strong as I can ever remember the SEC East being. Meyer was asked if it's fair to compare Barkley to his former star running back, Ezekiel Elliott, who emerged as a huge weapon for the Dallas Cowboys last season as a rookie.

Sport Ledecky eyes 12th world title
Author: 0 Ledecky eyes 12th world title

Ledecky won the 400-meter freestyle in the second-fastest time in history, giving her the nine-fastest times in event history. Peaty had targeted his own world record of 57.13sec, set when he won the Olympic title past year in Rio de Janeiro, but came up short in his bid.

Sport Frazier's run-scoring triple play helps Yanks top Reds 4-2
Author: 0 Frazier's run-scoring triple play helps Yanks top Reds 4-2

The Yankees did get a run on the play as Matt Holliday scored before Gregorious was called out, giving the Bombers an early 1-0 lead. The stage was set for him, too, when he came up for the first time: bases loaded and no outs in the second inning.

Sport Stunningly scary news about the National Football League and CTE
Author: 0 Stunningly scary news about the National Football League and CTE

It's the largest update on chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, a debilitating brain disease that can cause a range of symptoms including memory loss. Check out McKee's full study here. A panel of neuropathologists made the diagnosis by examining brain tissue, using recent criteria from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, McKee said.

Sport Ravens RB Kenneth Dixon to miss season after knee surgery
Author: 0 Ravens RB Kenneth Dixon to miss season after knee surgery

This is Dixon's third knee injury in 12 months. The Ravens signed tailback Bobby Rainey to replace Dixon on the roster, per The Baltimore Sun's Jeff Zrebiec . Six weeks later he was cut again and headed to Tampa Bay. The 2016 fourth-round pick rushed for 382 yards last season, which ranked second on the team.

Sport Vick joins Chiefs as coaching intern
Author: 0 Vick joins Chiefs as coaching intern

Since he announced his retirement earlier this year, Vick has gone on record several times saying that he'd like to stay involved with the Falcons organization, but as of yet there are no concrete plans for any role for him. But if I could coach with anybody, I would love to start out with Andy if there was an opportunity. The Chiefs also confirmed that Vick is part of the NFL's agreement with the NFL Players' Association to assist in coaching internships, better know as the Bill Walsh ...

Sport Suns Guard Sustains Torn ACL in Left Knee
Author: 0 Suns Guard Sustains Torn ACL in Left Knee

Knight's production fell off during the 2016-17 campaign, when he appeared in just 54 games. He averaged 15.9 points and 4.6 assists through his first five seasons before the drop-off past year as he got crowded out in a Phoenix backcourt featuring Bledsoe, Devin Booker and Tyler Ulis.

Sport MSNBC Snags Primetime Top Spot For First Time Ever
Author: 0 MSNBC Snags Primetime Top Spot For First Time Ever

But after a year filled with scandals and the growing unpopularity of President Donald Trump , Fox News has given up its spot as the number one most-watched cable news channel to rival MSNBC. For the first time in its history, MSNBC was the most-watched cable network during the weekday prime time this past week, ratings data show . MSNBC's " Morning Joe " beat CNN's " New Day " for the 30th week in a row, and MSNBC beat CNN in dayside viewers for the fifth week in a row.

Sport England Women's World Cup cricket triumph will prove 'watershed moment'
Author: 0 England Women's World Cup cricket triumph will prove 'watershed moment'

Just days before the final Ian Shrubsole, Anya's father, tweeted a picture of his then nine-year-old daughter watching him play in a club final at Lord's, with the caption: "What a place!" The national women cricket team was defeated by England by nine runs in London , shattering the dreams of Indians of lifting the cup and creating history.

Sport Trail Blazers, Nets trade Allen Crabbe for Andrew Nicholson, per report
Author: 0 Trail Blazers, Nets trade Allen Crabbe for Andrew Nicholson, per report

According to ESPN .com, stretching the remainder of Nicholson's contract will result in Portland taking a $2.8 million cap hit in each of the next seven seasons. The Nets, ironically, were the team that forced Portland to overpay Crabbe last offseason. In all four cases ( Tyler Johnson , Donatas Motiejunas and Otto Porter were the others), the player's original team matched the offer.

Sport Brain injuries found in 110 of 111 deceased National Football League players
Author: 0 Brain injuries found in 110 of 111 deceased National Football League players

The report doesn't confirm that the condition is common in all football players; it reflects high occurrence in samples at a Boston brain bank that studies CTE. McKee had said previously that Hall of Fame linebacker Junior Seau, who took his own life in 2012, had "at least Stage 2". The NFL, which has funded portions of Dr.

Sport Crystal Palace sign Ajax defender Jairo Riedewald
Author: 0 Crystal Palace sign Ajax defender Jairo Riedewald

Riedewald has been at Ajax since the age of 11 and arrives at Palace with one Eredivise title and a Euro League runners up medal. However Crystal Palace's decision to sign Riedewald could be about to effect Leeds' transfer plans with Ajax now seemingly the front-runners to sign Borthwick-Jackson this summer.

Sport Love Island Fans Think They Spotted An Error During Last Night's Final
Author: 0 Love Island Fans Think They Spotted An Error During Last Night's Final

The lovebirds remind us of the couple from the classic James Corden sit-com. We're picturing Chris teaching Kem how to milk a cow on the farm before he gives the sheep a "sick" haircut... And it looks like the pair could actually be on their way to stardom, as a TV insider revealed the bosses over at ITV are seriously considering it.

Sport Benjamin Mendy Becomes The Most Expensive Defender In The World
Author: 0 Benjamin Mendy Becomes The Most Expensive Defender In The World

All four of City's recognised full backs from last season have now departed with Guardiola's class of 2017-18 primed to form a dazzling wide link with Leroy Sane, Raheem Sterling and Bernardo Silva , another new signing from Monaco . The deal took a while to complete, but City's director of football, Txiki Begiristain, was pleased to have secured their first-choice target."Benjamin has all the qualities we are looking for in a full-back".

Sport Will latest CTE study lead to any changes for NFL?
Author: 0 Will latest CTE study lead to any changes for NFL?

Daneshvar and Rabinovici noted the numbers from this report can not be applied to all football players in general, since these brains were specifically donated to be examined for CTE. Although the current study wasn't created to establish these criteria , the researchers are going to use this data to correlate the clinical symptoms that a patient suffers through in life and their pathology at time of death, Daneshvar said.

Sport Barbara Sinatra dead at 90
Author: 0 Barbara Sinatra dead at 90

In her 2011 book, "Lady Blue Eyes: My Life with Frank", Sinatra wrote of first meeting her future husband when she was asked to be a doubles partner with his second wife, Ava Gardner . The couple were married for almost 22 years - Frank's longest marriage - until the "My Way" crooner died of a heart attack at age 82 in May 1998. It was Sinatra's fourth and final marriage, and the longest-lasting one.

Sport Matt Luke introduced as Ole Miss interim head coach
Author: 0 Matt Luke introduced as Ole Miss interim head coach

Robertson was trying to pin down a call the coach had made on January 20 with a sportswriter, but requested the days before and after so Ole Miss wouldn't pick up his scent. "I was surprised", Luke said. In his first order of business as head coach, Luke announced he plans to hire an offensive line coach so he can focus on his newly appointed head coaching duties.

Sport Former Chelsea boss tips Blues for European success
Author: 0 Former Chelsea boss tips Blues for European success

The Spanish striker can play in a variety of systems and can be used as a target man or nimble forward so it will be interesting to see where Conte fits him into his team. Big-money signing Alvaro Morata grabbed an assist on his debut for Premier League champions Chelsea on Tuesday but was upstaged by two-goal Thomas Mueller as Bayern Munich won 3-2 in Singapore .

Sport Sanches ready to leave Bayern
Author: 0 Sanches ready to leave Bayern

Colin Harvey of the Daily Star reported United have revived their interest in the midfielder, but Ancelotti has declared the player will not leave Bavaria at present. "I am now on the China tour with Bayern , but after that we will get together in Munich and hopefully one find solution. Of course, I would like to play more", the midfielder told Sport Bild .

Sport Madisyn Cox medals, Joseph Schooling takes 5th at FINA World Championships
Author: 0 Madisyn Cox medals, Joseph Schooling takes 5th at FINA World Championships

He won the final in Budapest, Hungary, in a time of 22.75 seconds, pushing 37-year-old Brazilian Nicholas Santos into the silver position, and Ukraine's Andriy Hovorov into bronze. Meanwhile, Singapore's Quah Zheng Wen failed to make the semi-finals of the 100m backstroke , after finishing 18th overall in the heats earlier yesterday.

Sport Arsenal's Wilshere 'in talks' with Turkish oufit Antalyaspor
Author: 0 Arsenal's Wilshere 'in talks' with Turkish oufit Antalyaspor

The 25-year-old midfielder, who spent last season on loan at Bournemouth , has spent his entire career with the Gunners and is highly regarded by the coaching staff. The Gunners were also reported to have rejected a bid of £6m from Italian side Sampdoria . "We made an enquiry and are in talks but Arsenal want a lot for him", Ali Safak Ozturk , the Antalyaspor president, said.

Sport Swansea reject £45m Everton bid for Gylfi Sigurdsson: Welsh club demand £50m
Author: 0 Swansea reject £45m Everton bid for Gylfi Sigurdsson: Welsh club demand £50m

If Everton do match Swansea's reported asking price of £50 million, Sigurdsson would become 13th most valuable transfer in Premier League history, ahead of Fernando Torres' move from Liverpool to Chelsea. Talks were ongoing on Monday night with the Iceland worldwide keen to sign for the big-spending Goodison Park club. Sigurdsson has scored 37 goals in 131 appearances during his two spells at the Liberty Stadium, having previously spent a four-month spell on loan from German side ...

Sport Cristiano Ronaldo breaks silence to confirm he is staying at Real Madrid
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo breaks silence to confirm he is staying at Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane says he has never denied the information surrounding Cristiano Ronaldo's reported desire to leave Real Madrid , though he remains confident the Portugal superstar will stay. Real Madrid have been surprisingly active this summer despite winning both the Champions League and La Liga during the 2016-2017 campaign. But the fact is, positive as the signings and sales have been so far, the developments of the last week make it necessary for the club to make another move in ...

Sport Arsenal can not replace Alexis Sanchez for £50-70million, says David Seaman
Author: 0 Arsenal can not replace Alexis Sanchez for £50-70million, says David Seaman

The Chile international's future at the Emirates Stadium has been called into question this summer, with Sanchez finding himself linked to Manchester City and, more recently, to Paris Saint-Germain. "No, [the player did not ask to leave]". I think I've made it clear a few times; that this is my stance. "He will be part of the team next year and after that I can understand [if he wants to leave]".

Sport Nemanja Matic Move to Man United Approved By Roman Abramovich
Author: 0 Nemanja Matic Move to Man United Approved By Roman Abramovich

Could Matic and Pogba be teammates next season? "New talks have been held about signing him from Chelsea ". But Dier has not allowed the situation to affect him and Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino, who values him enormously, not least because of his tactical flexibility, has been happy to see him put in the hard yards during pre-season.

Sport Full video of Naby Keita RB Leipzig training incident
Author: 0 Full video of Naby Keita RB Leipzig training incident

After an impressive campaign in the Bundesliga previous year, during which he helped Leipzig qualify for the Champions League, Klopp has seemingly focused on Keita being his pivotal signing of the summer. "Get well soon, Diego!" the Bundesliga club said on Twitter. Today, Liverpool have tabled an improved offer for Naby Keita ... Meanwhile, Liverpool are rumoured to be preparing a final bid for the midfield dynamo.

Sport Club's demands over Manchester United transfer are increasingly ridiculous
Author: 0 Club's demands over Manchester United transfer are increasingly ridiculous

However, TMW says Inter have told United they'll drop the price if Martial is included in the offer. Manchester United have been chasing Perisic all summer but, despite months of talks, they are still yet to land the winger. But in Perisic, Mourinho has his eye on a more orthodox wide player than what he now has at his disposal. Spalletti insists that he would like to keep the 28-year-old but admits that he could be allowed to leave if a sizeable offer were made that would allow for ...

Sport Branden Grace makes history at Open Championship
Author: 0 Branden Grace makes history at Open Championship

This was more like blazing a new trail. "I think everybody's doing their best to put a positive spin on it". There have been plenty of 63s shot in major tournaments - a total of 31 recorded by 29 different golfers, most recently by Justin Thomas at last month's U.S.

Sport Dustin Pedroia back in Boston's lineup versus Mariners
Author: 0 Dustin Pedroia back in Boston's lineup versus Mariners

A 1-2-3 fifth inning allowed Rodriguez to pitch into the sixth, but after allowing a one-out single to Heredia, the left-hander was pulled from the contest at 99 pitches. - Doug Fister entered in the eighth and pitched a flawless inning. Hanley Ramirez and Bradley opened the sixth with back-to-back singles. The Mariners tacked on a run in the fourth as Gamel led off with a single and, with two outs, moved to second when Segura was hit by a pitch.

Author: 0 Markets suspended on Kylian Mbappe as Real bid

The total cost of the transfer is staggering €180 million, with €160m paid up front and another €20m in bonuses. The deal would shatter the current transfer record held by Paul Pogba - who moved to Manchester United for £89m a year ago - and would be a huge statement of intent by Zinedine Zidane's side.

Sport Twins finalize trade with Braves for Jaime Garcia
Author: 0 Twins finalize trade with Braves for Jaime Garcia

The Twins also received a reported $4.8M in cash from the Braves to cover the $4.6M remaining on Garcia's contract and $200K of the $300K left on Recker's contract. The 31-year-old Garcia is 66-52 with a 3.65 ERA and 808 strikeouts in 176 appearances, mostly with St. Louis (2008, 2010-16). As it stands, Garcia will slot in as the No.

Sport Peaty breaks men's 50m breaststroke world record at World Championships
Author: 0 Peaty breaks men's 50m breaststroke world record at World Championships

It came less than 24 hours after 22-year-old Peaty claimed gold in the 100m breaststroke by finishing more than a second clear with a winning time of 57.47sec, a championship record. "It was really unbelievable how everyone was supporting me in red, white and green, when I got out of the pool, I couldn't believe it", Hosszu said.

Sport Wilson Ramos exits early for Rays
Author: 0 Wilson Ramos exits early for Rays

Adam Jones singled to load the bases against Romo, and Manny Machado singled up the middle to bring in two runs for a 3-0 lead. Manager Kevin Cash said after the game that Ramos is "fine", even though he won't get the start on Tuesday.

Sport When Dhanush lied to Bollywood diva Kajol about VIP 2
Author: 0 When Dhanush lied to Bollywood diva Kajol about VIP 2

Asked about the controversy over A R Rahman's concert in London where he sang several Tamil songs, Soundarya said, "Language can not be a barrier to creativity, ." said Soundarya, citing the examples of South blockbuster Baahubali and Marathi film Sairat .

Sport Watson signs three-year contract with Predators
Author: 0 Watson signs three-year contract with Predators

Viktor Arvidsson received a new contract Saturday befitting a breakout star, with the Predators signing the energetic forward to a seven-year, $29.75 million contract, Arvidsson's agent told The Tennessean. Watson also came up big for Nashville in the post season, especially the Western Conference Finals when he scored 4 goals in 6 games against the Anaheim Ducks.

Author: 0 PM Modi to do aerial observation of flood affected areas of Gujarat

The Indian Air Force is conducting sorties in regular intervals from Jamnagar, Jodhpur and Phlodi bases in the state, and has rescued more than 100 people. Food packets are being distributed to those affected by floods. Incessant rain in Gujarat has led to flood like situation across the state, with the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) along with Indian Air Force (IAF) evacuating more than 25,000 people from various districts submerged in water.

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