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Sport Brathwaite falls but Hope keeps Windies in hunt
Author: 0 Brathwaite falls but Hope keeps Windies in hunt

But it was not until the stroke of tea that West Indies lost their third wicket when Brathwaite edged off-spinner Moeen Ali to Stokes at slip. He began forming a solid partnership alongside Shai Hope, the pair who anchored West Indies' first innings, with 236 runs required for an astonishing victory.

Sport US Open counts second big upset, with Naomi Osaka bouncing Angelique Kerber
Author: 0 US Open counts second big upset, with Naomi Osaka bouncing Angelique Kerber

Open, Arthur Ashe Stadium has already played host to a pair of major upsets. Kerber is only the second U.S. Open women's champion in the Open Era to lose in the first round the following year (Kuznetsova, 2005). Osaka, who grew up in NY, broke for 5-3 and sealed the opening set with a sizzling victor down the line under the closed roof at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

Sport Olympic Runner Found Dead In Arizona Swimming Pool
Author: 0 Olympic Runner Found Dead In Arizona Swimming Pool

City firefighters said Torrence was pronounced dead at the scene. Police confirmed that there were "no obvious signs of foul play". He originally ran for the United States Olympic team, but ended up switching and running for Peru, his mother's home country, in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Sport 49ers deal Vance McDonald to the Steelers
Author: 0 49ers deal Vance McDonald to the Steelers

Fantasy Impact This is bigger news than most realize, as the Steelers one offensive skill-position that lacked a game-breaking potential was tight end. And, at $16 million guaranteed, you would expect McDonald to receive playing time and contribute in a starter's role before long. Rookie George Kittle's emergence this year likely helped convince the 49ers McDonald was expendable.

Sport Christian Horner: Red Bull not getting money's worth from Renault
Author: 0 Christian Horner: Red Bull not getting money's worth from Renault

Verstappen has been forced to retire in six of 12 races so far this season and is getting increasingly frustrated with the reliability issues that are preventing him from being in the mix for podium spots this campaign. "I'm happy and positively surprised, to be honest". Mateschitz sided with his unfortunate driver when it came to assessing Renault , the source of most of Verstappen's failures this season.

Sport Australia bowler Josh Hazlewood sidelined for final Test with injury
Author: 0 Australia bowler Josh Hazlewood sidelined for final Test with injury

The 26-year-old went wicketless in the current first test at the Shere Bangla National Stadium and was into his second over on Tuesday when he sustained the injury and walked off of the ground. Cummins said Warner's controlled aggression had been an inspiring sight. Australia squad: Steve Smith (c), David Warner (vc), Ashton Agar, Jackson Bird, Hilton Cartwright, Pat Cummins, Peter Handscomb, Josh Hazlewood , Usman Khawaja, Nathan Lyon , Glenn Maxwell, Matthew Renshaw, Mitchell ...

Sport On National Sports Day, PM Modi pays tributes to Dhyan Chand
Author: 0 On National Sports Day, PM Modi pays tributes to Dhyan Chand

Prime Minister also paid tributes to legendary Indian Hockey player Major Dhyan Chand . Speaking about the Berlin Olympics in in 1936, Virender Sehwag tweeted on how, Dhyan Chand, who was a flag bearer had refused to salute German dictator Adolf Hitler.

Sport Manchester City to swap Sergio Aguero, Raheem Sterling for Sanchez
Author: 0 Manchester City to swap Sergio Aguero, Raheem Sterling for Sanchez

Two crucial goals so far this season - the victor against Bournemouth and the equalizer against Everton - have seen the player being propelled to a starting role. Sanchez entered the final year of his current Arsenal contract last summer and has made it clear to the club that he will not sign a new deal, yet Wenger has insisted he wants to hang on to the Chilean global and allow him to leave on a free transfer next summer.

Sport Wimmer Joins Stoke From Tottenham
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Tottenham defender Kevin Wimmer has joined Stoke in a deal worth £18 million. That represents a tidy profit of approximately £14m for Spurs, who spent a little over £4m to recruit Wimmer from Cologne back in 2015. Hughes said: "We are really pleased with what we have done this summer, especially in the defensive positions". His style of play suits the way I like to play too - he likes his defenders to be able to play out with the ball.

Sport Vettel: No circuit for Ferrari to fear in title run
Author: 0 Vettel: No circuit for Ferrari to fear in title run

Just like Silverstone , Spa's high-speed nature evidently catered to the qualities of Mercedes' W08, as Lewis Hamilton's performance in both qualifying and in the race clearly demonstrated. With about 10 laps left, Vettel nearly overtook his challenger as they emerged from behind the safety auto. "We showed a more respectable pace today and then we had an opportunity under the safety vehicle with the re-start and took the most of that, so I'm really happy with the result".

Sport Former Michigan State Coach Jud Heathcote Has Passed Away At Age 90
Author: 0 Former Michigan State Coach Jud Heathcote Has Passed Away At Age 90

His overall record was 416-277 (.600), and his teams made 10 NCAA tournament appearances, including winning it all in 1978-79. His Final Four gatherings of coaches became legendary, and often included members a vast coaching "tree" of former assistants who went on to become outstanding college coaches in their own right - Izzo, Don Monson, Jim Brandenburg, Mike Montgomery, Tom Crean and Kelvin Sampson just a few among them.

Sport Mets end Wright's rehab stint, rule Cespedes out for season
Author: 0 Mets end Wright's rehab stint, rule Cespedes out for season

With a recovery timeline of six weeks and the Mets out of postseason contention, the injury effectively ends the slugger's season. He had been on a rehab assignment, hoping to return this season after neck surgery a year ago to fix a cervical disk herniation.

Sport Liverpool vs Arsenal English Premier League Match Preview
Author: 0 Liverpool vs Arsenal English Premier League Match Preview

This is normally a dramatic fixture and it has produced 17 goals in the 90th minute or later, which is more than any other in the Premier League . Nobody can do the same. "It was a pleasure for everyone today, especially for us lads, because we knew straight away it's not Crystal Palace or Hoffenheim , it's Arsenal ", he said.

Sport Chris Froome extends lead after stage nine win
Author: 0 Chris Froome extends lead after stage nine win

Stage nine of the Vuelta a España saw another hilltop finish and a win for Chris Froome - the first time this season he has been able to cross the line first with his arms in the air. "I think I am more mature, more experienced.more calm and this is the important (thing)". "For me it's been a little bit complicated for two or three stages, I didn't feel so good, but I think it's the same for everybody".

Sport Kasper Schmeichel eclipses dad Peter with Old Trafford penalty save
Author: 0 Kasper Schmeichel eclipses dad Peter with Old Trafford penalty save

This is the type of game that United needs to win in order to continue staying at the top of the Premier League. Jose Mourinho was brought in past year to bring the club back to the top and, having won three trophies and finished sixth in his first campaign, a genuine title challenge now looks on the cards.

Sport Muguruza breezes to opening-round win at US Open
Author: 0 Muguruza breezes to opening-round win at US Open

Muguruza , the Wimbledon champion who has never been past the second round here, beat Varvara Lepchenko of the US, 6-0, 6-3 on Monday in just over an hour. Muguruza has been in a superb form ahead of the final Grand Slam of the year. I just want to change something. "Obviously love to be coming back there, especially after the fantastic past year", she said.

Sport We were disastrous against Liverpool: Arsenal coach Wenger
Author: 0 We were disastrous against Liverpool: Arsenal coach Wenger

The Reds began their campaign with a 3-3 draw with Watford before beating Crystal Palace 1-0 last week. The Arsenal manager would not have imagined his side so comprehensively outplayed. Wenger insists he never had any fears that Sanchez would down tools to force through his exit. Imagine virtually everyone is wrong, and one man is right, Arsene Wenger .

Sport Chelsea cruise past Everton
Author: 0 Chelsea cruise past Everton

It was a brutal learning curve for Ronald Koeman's men, a crushing 5-0 defeat. The hope is that a big recruitment drive at Goodison Park this summer has seen the gap close and an indication on how much is likely to be provided as soon as mid-September.

Sport PA Task Force One deployed to assist rescue efforts in Texas
Author: 0 PA Task Force One deployed to assist rescue efforts in Texas

The specially-trained members of Task Force 1 could be called on to do almost anything during their time in Texas. Hurricane Harvey , now a tropical storm , hit southeastern Texas this weekend, and forecasters said it would continue to make its way inland over the course of the next several days.

Sport 49ers winners and losers from preseason defeat to Vikings
Author: 0 49ers winners and losers from preseason defeat to Vikings

On Sunday evening, the 49ers travel to Minnesota to battle the Vikings in the all-important third preseason game, which is perhaps the best preseason measuring stick for the progress San Francisco has made thus far under Shanahan. "I thought we did a good job". Beathard completed 7 of 13 pass attempts for 159 yards, one touchdown and one interception. The Vikings punted five times in the first half (but didn't punt in the second half) with each punter's average hovering around 42.0 yards per ...

Sport Krunic Stuns Konta In US Open Opener
Author: 0 Krunic Stuns Konta In US Open Opener

She has done little of note since, but is a fearless ball striker and a player who can take advantage of a big name having a bad day. Muguruza, last year's French Open champion, can reach the US Open third round for the first time Wednesday by defeating China's Duan Ying-Ying.

Sport Jets QB McCown to start season opener vs. Bills
Author: 0 Jets QB McCown to start season opener vs. Bills

Starters generally don't play during the final preseason game, so McCown may not just have a starting job in the National Football League - he also may have the week off, to avoid an injury. Instead, the Jets wanted to use preseason games to evaluate their young quarterbacks knowing McCown was accustomed to being called into action. Based on experience, McCown was the presumptive starter from the outset, but the Jets gave Hackenberg an opportunity to steal the job.

Sport Rohit, MSD help India seal series
Author: 0 Rohit, MSD help India seal series

Bumrah was awarded man of the match for his brilliant bowling performance as he recorded 5-27, which is his best figures in an ODI. The 72 run stand finally comes to an end. Sri Lanka vs India : The third One Day International between India and Sri Lanka is going to take place today. In fact, in terms of excitement the second ODI was a ideal example of the slam-bang variety, thanks to the vintage Dhoni and Bhuvneshwar Kumar.

Sport That's why we need them - Pogba hails Man United's goalscoring substitutes
Author: 0 That's why we need them - Pogba hails Man United's goalscoring substitutes

Mourinho admitted that he missed Rashford's opening goal as he was giving instructions to Jesse Lingard, who was about to come on as a substitute. We could create many chances to score, but we couldn't; I don't know, maybe we had no luck, or maybe the luck was more in Europa League games but, this year, we are focused on improving that aspect: "to win the games, and to not have too many draws".

Sport Jurgen Klopp baffled by Wenger critics
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp baffled by Wenger critics

Wenger said Sanchez had not been distracted by the transfer speculation and did not rule out the possibility of the Chilean committing to fresh terms. "I will have to make that decision [whether he starts] He looks in good shape, he has worked very hard". "He works very hard, focused and gives absolutely everything", he added.

Sport UM to open football season in all-maize uniform at Florida Gators
Author: 0 UM to open football season in all-maize uniform at Florida Gators

While talking to reporters today, Harbaugh was asked if he was ready to announce who his starting quarterback will be. Gainesville, Fla . - Florida has an eighth player suspended for its season opener against MI. NJ.com submitted a Freedom of Information Act request three weeks ago for a list of MI players on athletic scholarships and only recently received a response .

Sport Jurgen Klopp relishing
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp relishing "perfect" Liverpool result against Arsenal

But while many fans and critics are already writing off their title chances, Cech said: "I would say the only positive out of the game is that we have to respond, and we have time to respond". "The performance was ideal and the result is a result of the performance". 'No I don't think there were any positives. Klopp raised some eyebrows with his decision to start Loris Karius between the posts instead of Simon Mignolet, yet the German manager says the depth he possesses in this role made ...

Sport Dortmund Acquire Andriy Yarmolenko For Reported €25 Million Fee
Author: 0 Dortmund Acquire Andriy Yarmolenko For Reported €25 Million Fee

Yarmolenko also impressed on worldwide stage, bagging 29 goals in 69 outings for Ukraine. "I am very grateful that Dynamo have fulfilled my dream by allowing me to move to a big European team", said Yarmolenko. Borussia Dortmund were not going to find a like-for-like substitute for Ousmane Dembele three days before the transfer deadline. "Andriy is a player we've been following for some time", said Dortmund's sporting director Michael Zorc.

Sport Anderson: Celtics shouldn't owe Cavs anything extra in trade for Kyrie Irving
Author: 0 Anderson: Celtics shouldn't owe Cavs anything extra in trade for Kyrie Irving

However, sources told Wojnarowski today that the Cavaliers have not yet re-engaged the Celtics on the issue, with all conversation staying within the organization on what to do regarding the status of the trade . "I said earlier what he's meant to me, what I think of him, how great he's been in the locker room, what kind of a teammate he's been". Cleveland has until Thursday to decide if they will still accept the trade or veto it.

Sport Bills trade 2016 2nd-round pick Reggie Ragland to Chiefs
Author: 0 Bills trade 2016 2nd-round pick Reggie Ragland to Chiefs

Still, it was debatable as to whether Ragland could cover the ground necessary to be an effective middle linebacker in a scheme that demands speed at the second level. The team released linebacker Josh Mauga to clear roster space for Ragland. In addition to the fourth-round pick in 2019, the Bills also hold Kansas City's No.

Sport Virgil van Dijk has not changed agents to force move away
Author: 0 Virgil van Dijk has not changed agents to force move away

Van Dijk has been training away from his team-team colleagues for the last few weeks, despite several attempts to bring the player back into the fold, but fresh talks will be staged with the player and his advisers assuming he remains at the club beyond Thursday's transfer deadline, with Saints chairman Ralph Krueger has confirming last week that he will not get his wish to move before Thursday's transfer deadline.

Sport About 3m people watched Mayweather - McGregor fight illegally
Author: 0 About 3m people watched Mayweather - McGregor fight illegally

In the end, UFC Fight Pass, the promotion's online streaming service, was so popular on fight night that its servers in California and Florida crashed. "If you are in Manhattan or you are on a desert island somewhere, if you have Wi-Fi, you can buy this fight", White said during fight week. It's a good question to ask, although you could understand why Brady might want to distance himself from someone with that history.

Sport Ex-Baylor coach Art Briles hired as CFL assistant
Author: 0 Ex-Baylor coach Art Briles hired as CFL assistant

Art Briles has landed a coaching gig, but fans of American football will not be seeing the former Baylor head coach on the sidelines at any point in the near future. Briles will essentially be a glorified offensive coordinator for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats . Jones was hired as an assistant for Hamilton on August 2.

Sport Force India feud threatens team's ability to punch above their weight
Author: 0 Force India feud threatens team's ability to punch above their weight

So I was so focused on him that I didn't expect Esteban to be there, so when I moved to the right I touched him and that was totally my fault so I'm sorry for that. I want to move on and I will give the best driving ever in the next eight races for my team. I accept the first one. "First, at the start, I didn't select the right engine mode for the start and therefore I had 50 percent less power - and the proof of that is that I had the red light flashing behind my auto because I don't have ...

Sport Liverpool Leading Chelsea In Chase For Portugal International
Author: 0 Liverpool Leading Chelsea In Chase For Portugal International

Liverpool are preparing to take Bayern Munich midfielder Renato Sanches on loan. He made just 25 appearances for the Bundesliga giants last season, many of which were as a substitute. "He asked the coach as he has a few offers and the coach allowed it", Bayern Munich's director of sport Hasan Salihamidzic told Sky Germany . Sky Italy: Liverpool in talks to sign Renato Sanches.

Sport Manchester United vs Leicester City, Premier League
Author: 0 Manchester United vs Leicester City, Premier League

Shaw and Young, who both came through an under-23 fixture this week, could find themselves on the bench against Leicester. “If I have to choose a word to describe my team , I would have to say solid. Was he risky today? "But at the same time, if I understand him better, I would probably help him in a faster way than I did". The former Real Madrid and Chelsea manager said his team's excellent start to the season - with 10 goals scored and three clean sheets - were a result of ...

Sport India vs Sri Lanka: Captain Upul Tharanga suspended for two ODIs
Author: 0 India vs Sri Lanka: Captain Upul Tharanga suspended for two ODIs

Sharing his experience with the new head coach, Ravi Shastri, Bumrah said the former has always been supportive and advised him to not to take much pressure. However, Dhoni and Sharma kept their calm and composure to help India not only get out of troubled waters but also take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the series.

Sport Eagles trade S Brooks to Jets for CB McDougle
Author: 0 Eagles trade S Brooks to Jets for CB McDougle

At any rate, McDougle's departure from NY means that only two of former GM John Idzik's 12 picks in the 2014 draft - Quincy Enunwa and back-up guard Dakota Dozier - remain on the team just three seasons later. Brooks was a late-season addition for the Eagles past year who had a number of impressive moments in the limited playing time he had received. The career safety started to take reps at cornerback in recent weeks, then had a 46-yard interception return in the Eagles' 38-31 win over ...

Sport Amed Rosario and game-ending, thrilling throw-out rescue Mets
Author: 0 Amed Rosario and game-ending, thrilling throw-out rescue Mets

Without Conforto and Granderson, the Mets will need Yoenis Cespedes to stay in the lineup. "It just tells you how hard this league is". In their last meeting in the nation's capital of the season, the Mets split the day and the series with the National League East leaders.

Sport Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi 'agrees to join Inter'
Author: 0 Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi 'agrees to join Inter'

Mustafi joined Arsenal from Valencia for £35m last summer but after a promising start to his career in North London he suffered a hamstring two weeks before Christmas and failed to rediscover his form ever since, before missing the FA Cup final in May with concussion.

Sport Murray withdraws from US Open with hip injury
Author: 0 Murray withdraws from US Open with hip injury

He has been reluctant to go into detail about the injury, saying at Wimbledon it was something that had affected him on and off for a number of years but never to the extent of this summer's flare-up. It is the first time since he played his first main draw match here in 2005, when the teenager won his opening match, that Murray has missed the US Open .

Sport Vontaze Burfict Reportedly Facing 5-Game Suspension for Hit on Anthony Sherman
Author: 0 Vontaze Burfict Reportedly Facing 5-Game Suspension for Hit on Anthony Sherman

If the decision is upheld, Burfict will return in week seven as the Bengals have their first matchup with the division rival Pittsburgh Steelers . Even the Cleveland Browns might finally be turning the corner. Burfict is entering the previous year of his contract and is scheduled to become a free agent after this season. Burfict hit Sherman in a defenseless posture, an offense the National Football League is looking to crack down on more this season.

Sport Bucs will face new Browns starting QB Deshone Kiser in preseason
Author: 0 Bucs will face new Browns starting QB Deshone Kiser in preseason

Browns play-by-play man and WKYC sportscaster Jim Donovan made reference to the players' decision to stand during the team's radio broadcast after the Star Spangled Banner was sung. "I just want to start by saying it saddens me that in 2017 we have to do something like that". After trying to prove the the Cleveland and showcased his moves in Week 1 and Week 2 of the preseason, he is now downgraded to the sideline ahead of the team's exhibition contest with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers .

Sport US Open: Andy Murray withdraws due to hip injury
Author: 0 US Open: Andy Murray withdraws due to hip injury

The three-times grand slam victor, who won the US Open in 2012, has been struggling with the injury for much of the summer. Five of the men's top 11 are not here: Novak Djokovic , Kei Nishikori and Stan Wawrinka have already called time on their seasons while Milos Raonic withdrew last week due to wrist problems, before Murray (right) chose to pull out.

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