• Sri Lanka v England: second Test, day three
Sri Lanka v England: second Test, day three

Spin will likely continue to prove key, with seamer Suranga Lakmal not anticipated to bowl much. "But we're feeling good about bowling last on that wicket". "We had a chat and we're a little bit disappointed that they've got a lead", conceded Leach. "Getting close to 300 was massive for us". "If we can get England before 250 it will be a ge...

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  • Golden State Warriors players confront Draymond Green for decision-making
Golden State Warriors players confront Draymond Green for decision-making

And as Marcus Thompson of the Athletic recently detailed , the verbal altercation between the two players started when Green shouted several obscenities toward Durant in the huddle. Durant was visibly upset when Green gathered a defensive rebound in the final moments of a tie game and dribbled the ball up the court before losing control without a ...

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  • Caris LeVert of Brooklyn Nets suffers dislocated right foot
Caris LeVert of Brooklyn Nets suffers dislocated right foot

The 24-year-old is 6'10 so that's a lot of person coming down on it. That's far better than what was feared when LeVert's leg appeared to bend in a gruesome manner after he leaped to block a shot in the final seconds of the first half of Monday night's game in Minnesota.

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  • Markelle Fultz pulled out of 76ers starting lineup
Markelle Fultz pulled out of 76ers starting lineup

Butler acknowledged that he may have to adjust to having the ball less when sharing the court with Simmons and Embiid. Below is one of many examples of that play, on November 3 vs. With Fultz, however, there are greater concerns than his role on the new-look Sixers. He struggled to assert himself in the game and no doubt we won't see too many more...

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  • Rams-Chiefs Mexico City Game At Risk Due To Poor Field
Rams-Chiefs Mexico City Game At Risk Due To Poor Field

Going from Mexico City to Los Angeles will cost the league tens of millions of dollars, per Darren Rovell. The Chiefs and Rams will carry 9-1 records into the " Monday Night Football " showcase and the game has been hyped as a potential Super Bowl preview.

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  • Johnson, pass rush positive signs from Arizona’s loss at KC
Johnson, pass rush positive signs from Arizona’s loss at KC

The first-year starter threw for two touchdowns, raising his season total to 31 and breaking the franchise record of 30 set in 1964 by Hall of Fame quarterback Len Dawson . A couple of them were the result of left tackle Eric Fisher not blocking Chandler Jones, but other times , Mahomes seemed to hold on to the ball a bit too long.

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  • Le’Veon Bell Odds: Betting Frontrunners To Land RB This Offseason
Le’Veon Bell Odds: Betting Frontrunners To Land RB This Offseason

All season Tomlin stressed he was focused on the players in the locker room and not the ones outside it and hardly seems bothered by Pittsburgh's quest for a post-season berth without the talented 26-year-old Bell. He was sacked three times and sat out the final seven minutes of the game, replaced by Brian Hoyer. When Bell and the Steelers fail...

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  • Uncapped Shaheen Afridi picked for Pakistan Test squad
Uncapped Shaheen Afridi picked for Pakistan Test squad

Now, Afridi has earned his maiden Test call for three match Test series against New Zealand that begins next week. Shaheen Afridi had removed opener Colin Munro (0) in the first over of the innings to give Pakistan a ideal start in defense of 279.

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  • Eddie Jones: we had chances and didn't take them
Eddie Jones: we had chances and didn't take them

Yet, they found their groove. Afterwards, the citing officer decided against initiating any disciplinary action against Farrell, leaving the England co-captain free to face the All Blacks this Saturday . Saturday's sold-out Test follows the 2017 Lions tour when New Zealand were held to a draw on home soil and head coach Hansen is keen to make ...

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  • No. 4 Duke pulls away from Army
No. 4 Duke pulls away from Army

Cameron Reddish chipped in 25. While Reddish said after the Kentucky game Duke wanted to make a statement in its opener, Jones said the Blue Devils have yet to establish an identity. "We haven't really done much of anything - no conference games or anything". Then Duke welcomes Romeo Langford and IN to Durham on Tuesday, Nov. 27 as part of ...

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  • Messi returns with double but Barcelona lose at home to rampant Betis
Messi returns with double but Barcelona lose at home to rampant Betis

Junior Firpo struck for Betis on 21 minutes before Joaquin Sanchez doubled the lead before the break. First, Ivan Rakitic was sent off, a second yellow card for a late challenge on Lo Celso, and then Sergio Canales tapped in Betis' fourth from Junior's cross.

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  • Carmelo Anthony won’t join Rockets on trip to Denver
Carmelo Anthony won’t join Rockets on trip to Denver

It's been a rough day for Carmelo Anthony . Anthony, 34, signed a one-year veteran's minimum deal worth $2.4 million with Houston in August after being traded from the Thunder to the Hawks. Translation - the Rockets don't think Anthony can be a key piece to help them win now. D'antoni and Anthony did not exactly get along when the two were wit...

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  • Federer loses ATP Finals opener to Nishikori
Federer loses ATP Finals opener to Nishikori

The 21-year-old is a rarity on the men's Tour where it now seems the majority of players towel down after virtually every point, sometimes after a rally lasting one shot. Federer, who was already in his press conference even as Nishikori was completing his on-court TV interview, said of the incident: "I thought, what was his argument, you know?" ...

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  • Silva confident Everton can end terrible record at Chelsea
Silva confident Everton can end terrible record at Chelsea

Despite Chelsea maintaining their 100% start to the season, they looked extremely sluggish against BATE Borisov on Thursday. "It was better in the first 20 minutes of the second half but we didn't manage the last 15 minutes well". He made an enormous impression, played extremely well and was a decisive figure towards the end of the season whe...

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  • Saints' Bryant tears Achilles, to be out eight months
Saints' Bryant tears Achilles, to be out eight months

On Friday's injury report, Bryant was officially listed as having an ankle injury while being a limited participant in today's workout. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Saturday because the Saints have not announced details of the veteran receiver's injury.

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  • Hamilton on pole in Brazil, Vettel summoned to stewards
Hamilton on pole in Brazil, Vettel summoned to stewards

Hamilton's qualification was far from straight forward as he came close to crashing out of Q2 twice in two separate incidents with Kimi Raikkonen and Sergey Sirotkin . "All I can do is try and make sure I'm supportive throughout the weekend". In the end, the wet weather stayed away, and Hamilton did what he always seems to do, pulling a lap...

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  • Guardiola sends encouraging message to Mourinho ahead of Manchester derby
Guardiola sends encouraging message to Mourinho ahead of Manchester derby

The Frenchman has also hinted that he can not say how he truly feels about the situation due to media restrictions placed on him. Mourinho has instead preferred to focus on the fighting spirit of his own players, who go into Sunday's derby having won three matches in a row, coming from a goal behind to win the past two, at Bournemouth in the Pre...

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  • Klopp: Liverpool have to apologise for the way they win
Klopp: Liverpool have to apologise for the way they win

The Premier League this season is living up to its reputation of a closely fought league. "We must accept this situation and go outside our comfort zone, because this didn't bring us a good result". "We were 1-0 up, we had chances and we didn't score, so it was 1-1". In the Premier League , that class has shone through four assists for Fulh...

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  • Paul Pogba's 'little injury' makes him doubt for Manchester derby
Paul Pogba's 'little injury' makes him doubt for Manchester derby

Just four days after pulling off one of their most memorable results of the post-Sir Alex Ferguson era, Manchester United face arguably an even more daunting task on Sunday when they take on local rivals Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium.

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  • Chandler Says LeBron 'Greatest Nearer Since Nowitzki' After Lakers Beat Timberwolves
Chandler Says LeBron 'Greatest Nearer Since Nowitzki' After Lakers Beat Timberwolves

The Toronto Raptors continued their impressive run this season with a 114-105 win over the Sacramento Kings . LeBron James was again the leading scorer for the Lakers and came close to recording his second triple-double with his new franchise.

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  • Henderson back as Liverpool trio passed fit for Fulham
Henderson back as Liverpool trio passed fit for Fulham

Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool's season will be unfairly judged as a failure if they do not win the Premier League. "The season so far, points-wise, is really successful, but it doesn't feel like that because of two reasons - the comparison with free-flowing football last season, and because City and Chelsea are playing really good this season"...

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  • Gameday: Season Opener Set for KU Men's Basketball
Gameday: Season Opener Set for KU Men's Basketball

Kansas has played "small ball" the last few years, but that should be changing this season with plenty of frontcourt depth and talent. For the Blue Devils, Jack White was there to keep them together. He looked like a pro playing against college kids. Duke hosts Krzyzewski's alma mater, Army, on Sunday. Meanwhile, there's little graceful abou...

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  • Rooney and Wilson named in England squad, but no Rice
Rooney and Wilson named in England squad, but no Rice

The match will be the called the "The Wayne Rooney Foundation International" and it will be in support of his charitable interests. Sources close to Rooney have claimed that... I don't think we have been brilliant at that over the years. "I understand the debate around that". I don't think Wayne has been involved in all those discussions and I ...

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  • Juventus vs. Manchester United live stream
Juventus vs. Manchester United live stream

Ronaldo desperate for history I was amused to see Cristiano Ronaldo chasing around like he... The Portuguese was in his element winning at the home of his former fierce Serie A rivals, charging onto the pitch to taunt the home fans in Turin by cupping his ear as United players and supporters celebrated a win gained by Mourinho's decisions ...

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  • Rawlings Gold Glove Award Winners Announced
Rawlings Gold Glove Award Winners Announced

Betts won the award for the third straight year while leading all major league right fielders with 20 defensive runs saved. Pitcher: Zack Greinke, Diamondbacks (fifth award) Catcher: Yadier Molina , Cardinals (ninth award) First base: Freddie Freeman , Braves (first award) and Anthony Rizzo , Cubs (second award) Second base: D.J.

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