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Sport England target Shane Bond as bowling coach for Ashes series
Author: 0 England target Shane Bond as bowling coach for Ashes series

When they have the edge, it makes the batsmen work and makes for exciting cricket. 'The catching has been awful, especially in the last couple of Tests'. "I think our opposition in the Ashes is far from stable either", he said. England's batting is the biggest headache ahead of the selection of the Ashes squad at the end of this month.

Sport Southampton have no fresh injury worries ahead of Watford clash
Author: 0 Southampton have no fresh injury worries ahead of Watford clash

Toothless Southampton were booed off after they made it nine Premier League games out of 12 without finding the net. That said, there is already an obvious improvement in performance since the appointment of Pellegrino and it's only tweaks that are necessarily for the foreseeable future.

Sport Danny Welbeck: 'Arsene Wenger has a good headache'
Author: 0 Danny Welbeck: 'Arsene Wenger has a good headache'

Wenger's charges were back to winning ways today, however, as Welbeck's brace and a strike from record signing Alexandre Lacazette saw them claim all three points from their home encounter with Bournemouth. Welbeck started as Alexis Sanchez was left on the bench following a late trip back from South America after global duty and transfer deadline-day turmoil when a deal to sell him to Manchester City collapsed in the final hours .

Sport Costa moves to Madrid
Author: 0 Costa moves to Madrid

Costa is refusing to play for Chelsea after being told he was no longer wanted by Blues boss Antonio Conte in May. Cerezo told Marca: "This summer we could not sign players but yes, in January, Costa could arrive, or many others".

Sport Indians run streak to 18 consecutive
Author: 0 Indians run streak to 18 consecutive

Of course, playing at home in the postseason is much better than playing on the road , even if your season record says you've had more success away from your ballpark. Jose Ramirez , back in the lineup after missing three games with a sore wrist, had an RBI groundout in the first. The left-hander, who has been out since August 22 and not been a part of the Indians' surge, is expected to pitch in simulated games next week.

Sport Post Ramganj, curfew in Jaipur, Internet shut
Author: 0 Post Ramganj, curfew in Jaipur, Internet shut

Instances of stone pelting were reported from the area and tear gas was used to maintain law and order. There were also reports of stone pelting from some of the areas and police had hard time to control the violent mob. The mob also burnt police vehicles and attacked the ramganj police station in Jaipur . Soon the police resorted to firing situation went out of control.

Author: 0 Ander Herrera has Champions League warning for Manchester United

But rather than Mourinho leading United into the next campaign, it was the hapless David Moyes, who managed to steer the club to the Champions League quarter-finals even as the wheels fell off domestically. Herrera will be hoping to retain his starting place when United this week line-up for their first Champions League match in 644 days. The 24-year-old scored in Manchester United's victories over West Ham United and Swansea City before the Red Devils eased to a 2-0 win against 2016 ...

Sport Mauricio Pochettino raves about Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane
Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino raves about Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane

Harry Kane scored his first two goals of the season as Tottenham easily handle Everton at Goodison Park. "When you are a killer as a striker I think you need some luck, too". Yet Kane is relishing the opportunity to face some of the best players in world football and wants to eliminate the memories of Tottenham's previous Champions League venture with positive results against these big sides.

Sport Louis Van Gaal Has Finally Revealed The Real Reason Behind Mourinho's Appointment
Author: 0 Louis Van Gaal Has Finally Revealed The Real Reason Behind Mourinho's Appointment

Meanwhile, van Gaal has criticised United over the way the club handled his departure. Jose Mourinho, it seems, is in the process of turning the club's fortunes around and making this side genuine title contenders this season with big name signings like Nemanja Matic, Victor Lindelof and Romelu Lukaku all adding to the allure now surrounding the north-west club.

Sport Tigers use grand slam, triple play to defeat Blue Jays
Author: 0 Tigers use grand slam, triple play to defeat Blue Jays

It was Stroman's first start since being hit on the elbow by a comebacker in the second inning of the Blue Jays' 7-2 win in Baltimore on September 2. Sanchez had hoped to come back before the season ended but, with the club's minor-league affiliates having ended their seasons, there was nowhere for him to pitch in games.

Sport Fort Lauderdale police arrest 9 people caught on camera looting during Irma
Author: 0 Fort Lauderdale police arrest 9 people caught on camera looting during Irma

The gathering of around 8-9 individuals got through the front window and were seen strolling in and after that exiting with stolen things. A group then began looting a Footlocker in the same area. The Broward Sheriff's Office instantly responded to Local 10's report, tweeting "Consideration LOOTERS; Every episode will be examined". Pembroke Pines police also said they were on alert for looters trying to take advantage of the storm.

Sport Ravens report card: Grading performance against Bengals
Author: 0 Ravens report card: Grading performance against Bengals

With 1:52 left in the half, Flacco hit wide receiver Jeremy Maclin on a quick slant resulting in a 48-yard touchdown that put Baltimore ahead 10-0. I expected Baltimore's defense to be fantastic this year. Baltimore ran on the ball on the first eight plays of the ensuing drive. Baltimore forced Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton to throw four interceptions, and he was also sacked five times, including being strip-sacked for a fumble loss.

Sport Pep: Aguero, Gabriel have 'top' relationship
Author: 0 Pep: Aguero, Gabriel have 'top' relationship

Guardiola believes that immediately after they shook hands on a new contract, the player and the agent had regretted the decision. Pep Guardiola insists that Sergio Aguero's omission from Manchester City's starting XI at Bournemouth is not because of doubts over his quality or form.

Sport Sam Kouvaris: Jaguars look like different team in season-opening win
Author: 0 Sam Kouvaris: Jaguars look like different team in season-opening win

Against the Texans on Sunday, the Jaguars receiver suffered a knee injury after his first reception of the season, which went for a 17-yard gain. "It doesn't really matter to me who's lined up across". The Sunday afternoon game was played at NRG Stadium. Jacksonville is looking to bounce back from the depths of the National Football League cellar, where the franchise has essentially been since last making the playoffs during the 2007-08 campaign.

Sport Farah and Keitany equal Great North Run victory records
Author: 0 Farah and Keitany equal Great North Run victory records

Mo Farah has defended his title, claiming a 4th consecutive Great North Run win. This will be Farah's third marathon experience having taken to the London roads in 2013 and 2014, though his final track race in Britain is already in the past having run in the Birmingham Diamond League.

Sport National Football League scores: Seattle Seahawks vs
Author: 0 National Football League scores: Seattle Seahawks vs

The #Green Bay Packers trailed the Seattle Seahawks 3-0 at the half, despite out gaining the Seahawks and leading in time of possession. The status of Seattle's running game has a lot of money coming in on the Packers but I think this one will stay close as these two sides are very close and if the Hawks defense can make the Packers offense one dimensional they have a shot at winning outright.

Sport Andrew Luck might not return to Indianapolis Colts until October
Author: 0 Andrew Luck might not return to Indianapolis Colts until October

Considering Luck could still be "several weeks" away from returning, per Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports , Brissett might have to take on a bigger role going forward. Right now, numberFire's models project Luck to post 3,216.7 passing yards on 440.2 pass attempts this season, with 24.1 touchdowns and 11.0 interceptions, making him our 20th-ranked fantasy quarterback for the year.

Sport Niners' Reuben Foster (ankle) downgraded to out
Author: 0 Niners' Reuben Foster (ankle) downgraded to out

He was intercepted once. Hoyer finished the game with 193 passing yards and one pick. He also caught six passes for 32 yards. Shepard caught a 40-yard pass from quarterback Cam Newton and put a spin move on safety Jaquiski Tartt at about the 10, creating extra yards and the touchdown.

Author: 0 Tarik Cohen shakes up Bears' fantasy situation with big game

All seven plays on the 75-yard drive were runs, with the longest a nifty 46-yard scamper by Cohen, who took a handoff to his left, reversed field and burst between two defenders. Bears left guard Kyle Long is also officially listed as questionable for Sunday's game with an ankle injury but told NFL Network's Stacey Dales that he's not where he wants to be.

Sport Texans have tough choice between Tom Savage, Deshaun Watson on short week
Author: 0 Texans have tough choice between Tom Savage, Deshaun Watson on short week

Rookie runner Leonard F0urnette and Chris Ivory combined for 66 first quarter yards keeping the chains moving. After a miserable first half from Tom Savage , Bill O'Brien has turned to his rookie quarterback. He completed 12 of 23 attempts for 102 yards on the day and displayed more mobility than Savage . Following an interception thrown by Watson, the Jaguars added a 38-yard field goal.

Sport Titans vs Raiders: Marcus Mariota, Marshawn Lynch return to form
Author: 0 Titans vs Raiders: Marcus Mariota, Marshawn Lynch return to form

With that, he and Oakland earned their third win in the match-up as many years. But the Raiders and quarterback Derek Carr did too much damage against Tennessee's defense. Meanwhile Mariota's mobility seemed unaffected by fractured fibula he spent most of the off-season rehabilitating when he rushed for a 10-yard touchdown in the first quarter.

Sport Eagles anxious to end disturbing streak in crucial season opener
Author: 0 Eagles anxious to end disturbing streak in crucial season opener

Now, the Skins are talented enough to score some points on offense, but the defense will be the death of them. So Philadelphia signed wide receivers Alshon Jeffery and Torrey Smith and running back LeGarrette Blount in free agency. Wentz can not wait to see it in action. Washington was one of the worst defenses in the league a year ago after spending big in the offseason. His departure opens the door for Nelson Agholor , a 2015 first-round pick who has underachieved.

Sport Demetrious Johnson Vs Ray Borg Has Been Cancelled At UFC 215
Author: 0 Demetrious Johnson Vs Ray Borg Has Been Cancelled At UFC 215

Borg was set to face off against 125lbs kingpin, and newly returned UFC pound-for-pound No.1, Demetrious Johnson at Rogers Place in Edmonton, Canada. Interestingly, Nunes is now main-eventing a PPV a little less than two months after White declared she would never do so again. "Why do I have to step in the cage?" Challenger Ray Borg was pulled from his fight with UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson due to illness.

Author: 0 Steelers at Browns: Highlights, score and recap

After amassing an embarrassing minus-seven yards in his first two drives to go along with a seven point deficit, Kizer led his offense down the field for over five minutes and 12 plays. Scoring Play: Ben Roethlisberger two-yard touchdown pass to Jesse James . Brown also finished the half with 102 receiving yards, his 30 100-yard receiving game, the most in Steelers history.

Sport Serge Aurier:
Author: 0 Serge Aurier: "If I was not mentally strong, I would have broken".

He knows what we expect from him. "We need to see how he is". "When you know and you meet some people, always you start to assess him from the day that you meet them, and for me we start from [here] because I don't know him before". "Hugo Lloris was with his national team and sent a text to me saying 'gaffer, it's true about Llorente?'" It was an incredible chance for us and he chose to sign for us.

Sport Twitter is none too pleased with Texans quarterback Tom Savage
Author: 0 Twitter is none too pleased with Texans quarterback Tom Savage

The Texans took Watson in the first round of the draft this year, immediately beginning speculation about when Watson would take over an uncertain situation at quarterback. Savage was just 7/13 for 62 yards and was sacked six times. It is also worth noting that he also has one rush for nine yards as well. The Texans introduced superstar J.J.

Sport Yu Darvish Makes MLB History In Dodgers Loss
Author: 0 Yu Darvish Makes MLB History In Dodgers Loss

Reynolds led off with a single and Parra hit into what looked like a tailor-made double play, but Seager couldn't get the ball out of his glove on the transfer and Parra was safe at first. He struck out six and walked two in his sixth start since being acquired from Texas at the July 31 trade deadline. "We're making it a little closer than we had anticipated", said Roberts, who admitted peeking at the out-of-town scores.

Sport Arsenal boss Wenger confirms Coquelin injury
Author: 0 Arsenal boss Wenger confirms Coquelin injury

Kolasinac was voted Arsenal .com's Player of the Month this week in recognition of his fine start in England, so hopefully today's display will serve as another reminder to Wenger that he really should be starting him as often as possible, especially in the big games.

Author: 0 Georgia racks up penalties in win over Notre Dame

That's not on Brandon Wimbush , he had a hell of a game. The Bulldog ground attack and Notre Dame's ability to slow it down will. They came in to Notre Dame Stadium and won despite starting a freshman quarterback, Jake Fromm . Georgia wasn't much better with 155 (86 rushing, 69 passing). The Bulldogs left the door open to the Irish pulling off an upset. That improvement was never more evident than in the third quarter .

Sport Bears sign DE Akiem Hicks to huge extension
Author: 0 Bears sign DE Akiem Hicks to huge extension

Sources told NFL Network that the new pact is worth $48 million and $ 30 million guaranteed . Hicks signed a two-year, $10 million pact with the Bears in 2016. "I love the city, man", Hicks said. Both sides benefit from the extension: Hicks can play without the fear of being injured heading into free agency, and the Bears secured him at a lower price than he would have commanded on the open market if performance level had remained the same.

Sport West Ham's Slaven Bilic admits he laughed at 'Dildo Brothers' remark
Author: 0 West Ham's Slaven Bilic admits he laughed at 'Dildo Brothers' remark

Sullivan claimed last week that Sanches and Krychowiak were offered to Bilic before their respective switches to Swansea and West Brom, only for the Croatian to turn down the opportunity to sign either player. "Everybody is talking about how much money we spent on [Marko] Arnautovic and Chicharito [Javier Hernández]", he said. "I wanted the player but that is not exactly what happened with those two".

Sport Cougs knock off Broncos in three overtimes
Author: 0 Cougs knock off Broncos in three overtimes

Erik Powell connects on a 22-yard field goal to send the game into double overtime. Meanwhile, Rypien had an inauspicious start to his junior campaign by going 13-of-23 for 160 yards and throwing an interception returned for a touchdown in a 24-13 win over Troy.

Author: 0 Petrucci tops Misano practice, Marquez junior suffers horror crash

The Repsol Honda rider tackled the wet track easily as he battled for the top spot against Petrucci as well as Ducati Andrea Dovizioso , who took up the last place on the podium. "Then on the last lap I said 'I try.' This championship is really tight and five points can be a lot in the end", he added. "After Silverstone it is really important, this victory, for myself but especially for the team".

Sport Matt Kenseth crashes after ambulance parks on track during NASCAR race
Author: 0 Matt Kenseth crashes after ambulance parks on track during NASCAR race

Winless drivers Chase Elliott, Matt Kenseth and Jamie McMurray occupied the final spots based on points. Austin Dillon appeared to spin out Danica Patrick, and a yellow caution flag was thrown, but that's not it. "I'd love to win a race, but (dang), if we could just run as well as we did tonight, that would be great, because these guys (in the pit crew) have another year together".

Sport Newcastle United Premier League - 10 September 2017
Author: 0 Newcastle United Premier League - 10 September 2017

Swansea v Newcastle is up next. 'We'll check Renato over when he comes in, but I have no reason to believe there are any problems, ' Clement said. In some situations it looked like it would be hard to do it, then it got nearer and then it got further again but I was delighted to get it over the line.

Author: 0 Man City priced out of Evans move: Guardiola

The 17-year-old never played a game for City but the club had such high hopes for the England youth global that they offered him a contract worth £1.56 million per year in an attempt to fend off interest from Dortmund, Real Madrid, Barcelona and Bayern Munich.

Sport Rafael Benitez to take helicopter to Swansea City
Author: 0 Rafael Benitez to take helicopter to Swansea City

The 57-year-old had a procedure to clean out an old hernia wound. Newcastle secured their first win of the season before the global break by beating West Ham 3-0, but boss Rafael Benitez is likely to be disappointed that he was not able to add to his squad before the close of the transfer window.

Sport Wenger Hails Arsenal's 'Serious Performance' Vs Bournemouth, Backs Sanchez To Impress
Author: 0 Wenger Hails Arsenal's 'Serious Performance' Vs Bournemouth, Backs Sanchez To Impress

The Emirates Stadium demanded a good showing from Arsenal after a disappointing start to the season for the Gunners. They will be hoping to pick up their first points of the season against Brighton at home next weekend. The French forward swapped passes with Welbeck on the edge of the area before lashing the ball into the back of the net. 37' - CHANCE! Oh my, Arsenal nearly score a third, in comical style! Arsenal destroys struggling Bournemouth 3-0 at the Emirate.

Sport Anderson Becomes No. 1 Test Bowler, Jadeja Slips to No. 2
Author: 0 Anderson Becomes No. 1 Test Bowler, Jadeja Slips to No. 2

However, doubts remain over whether opener Stoneman, number three Westley and number five Dawid Malan are the right men to fill their respective spots in a top order where the only "nailed-on" places belong to Alastair Cook and Root himself.

Sport Sebastian Janikowski reportedly will not need back surgery
Author: 0 Sebastian Janikowski reportedly will not need back surgery

Janikowski did make the trip with the team to Tennessee and was expected to get some kicking in to see how he felt before his back worsened, according to the Oakland Tribune's Jerry McDonald . Janikowski is the franchise's career leader in games played with 268 and points with 1,799. Tavecchio has been with the Raiders as an extra kicker the past four preseasons and has made 9-of-11 field goal attempts with Oakland.

Sport Kylian Mbappe Wants To Win Everything At PSG
Author: 0 Kylian Mbappe Wants To Win Everything At PSG

All I wanted to do is be at the ground. "I was very happy, I had a lot of fun, the rest I will manage to adapt to". But the red card to former Tottenham star Benoit Assou-Ekotto for a late challenge on Mbappe in the 56th minute opened the floodgates for PSG .

Sport Wallabies lament inability to land killer blow against Springboks
Author: 0 Wallabies lament inability to land killer blow against Springboks

Springboks prop Coenie Oosthuizen broke his arm in Saturday's 23-23 draw against Australia in Perth and has been replaced in the squad for the trip to New Zealand by Wilco Louw, South Africa Rugby said on Sunday. Australia coach Michael Cheika is hoping the attitude of Kurtley Beale rubs off on some of his team mates as the Wallabies head to Canberra still looking for their first win of the Rugby Championship.

Sport Tottenham unveil plans for 'world first' retractable pitch for new stadium
Author: 0 Tottenham unveil plans for 'world first' retractable pitch for new stadium

The surface will split into three sections to show each tray before retracting under the South Stand to reveal the artificial playing surface underneath. Spurs already have a 10-year partnership in place which will see two National Football League matches a year hosted at their new home. Another added: "Wow! Hope it will be ready next season, too excited about this new handsome stadium".

Sport Lydia Ko takes lead in Indianapolis
Author: 0 Lydia Ko takes lead in Indianapolis

The Houston player donated her winnings last week in Portland to hurricane relief efforts in her hometown area. "I just have to stick to my own game but If I was the one holding the trophy it would mean a lot". Tied with Ko stepping to the ninth tee, Thompson made back-to-back birdies to pull two shots ahead. She had nine birdies and one bogey in her round.

Sport Srisaket Sor Rungvisai & Naoya Inoue retain super-flyweight titles
Author: 0 Srisaket Sor Rungvisai & Naoya Inoue retain super-flyweight titles

CARSON, Calif. - When Srisaket Sor Rungvisai edged Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez by majority decision March 18 in NY, it was a very controversial decision, with most believing Gonzalez was the rightful victor. "Srisaket took the opportunity of winning the lottery", observed Gonzalez's promoter, Tom Loeffler. The card has been nicknamed "SuperFly" for several reasons.

Sport UNC releases 2017-18 Men's Basketball Schedule
Author: 0 UNC releases 2017-18 Men's Basketball Schedule

UNC played three games against Haase when he was the head coach at UAB. North Carolina has finished 33-7 and played in the national championship game the last two seasons. Not unlike last season, the Tar Heels will need a strong finish to maintain their spot atop the conference. The Cavaliers open ACC road play with a trip to Blacksburg to face the Hokies on January 3.

Sport FM Retno Confirms Rescue of Two Indonesians Abducted by Abu Sayyaf
Author: 0 FM Retno Confirms Rescue of Two Indonesians Abducted by Abu Sayyaf

Sobejana said the continuous intensified offensives of the military against the bandits in Sulu has added pressure to the Abu Sayyaf to release their captives sans ransom payment. After the firefight, Sobejana said the bandits fled leaving behind the remains of their slain companions and three high-powered firearms. The firefight, which occurred at around 6:30 a.m.at Barangay Upper Binuang, Talipao, Sulu, also resulted in the wounding of five soldiers.

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