Month: September 2017

Fast bowlers Umesh Yadav and Mohammed Shami returned to India’s ODI squad for the first three of five-match series against Australia. India have also chosen to be without R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja – as they were in their most recent 50-over series, when they whitewashed Sri Lanka 5-0. Chairman of selectors MSK Prasad, however,
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New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. will be a game-time decision for the team’s season opener against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. And while the Giants believe Beckham is a game-time decision, there is real doubt whether he will play, sources told Schefter. Meetings are planned
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — After shaking hands and giving interviews at midfield, Baker Mayfield belted out, “My turn now,” before sprinting to the corner of “The Shoe,” where hundreds of jubilant Oklahoma fans awaited. Seconds later, he returned to midfield. Mayfield found the Sooners’ oversized crimson flag, unraveled it and began waving it around. Then, he
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CARSON, Calif. — When Srisaket Sor Rungvisai edged Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez by majority decision March 18 in New York, it was a very controversial decision, with most believing Gonzalez was the rightful winner. But Sor Rungvisai got the nod, claimed a junior bantamweight world title and took Gonzalez’s undefeated record and status as boxing’s pound-for-pound
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EDMONTON, Alberta — Amanda Nunes is still the UFC’s female bantamweight champion — by the very skin of her teeth. Nunes (15-4) defended her 135-pound title for the second time, narrowly defeating Valentina Shevchenko (14-3) via split decision Saturday in the main event at UFC 215 inside Rogers Place. UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson would
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The long-simmering feud between Ray Allen and the other members of the 2008 Boston Celtics championship squad might be coming to an end. Paul Pierce, the NBA Finals MVP for that team who signed a one-day contract with Boston earlier this summer to retire as a Celtic, posted a picture of himself and Allen together
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Sloane Stephens came, she played hard, and she conquered. Fin. The 24-year-old Plantation, Florida, native took on No.15-seeded Madison Keys, 22, in the US Open finals. It was anyone’s match going in, but Stephens got an early service break in the first set and then pulled away for a 6-3, 6-0 victory. The pressure was
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