India in Australia ready to beat a home team in turmoil

If the team has a quiet, assured confidence about them as they prepare for their first warm-up, then the parochial press back home are happy to put it in simpler terms. India have brought world-class spinners Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and... More..

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Butler buzzer-beater bags 76ers a win over Hornets
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Butler buzzer-beater bags 76ers a win over Hornets

Philadelphia sits at 10-7 thus far through the season, but are just 2.5 games behind the first-place Toronto Raptors. In three games played with Butler, the 76ers are now 2-1 with Butler doing almost everyt...More..

Virgil van Dijk consoles grieving referee after heroic late Holland goal
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Virgil van Dijk consoles grieving referee after heroic late Holland goal

Xherdan Shaqiri was Liverpool's star performer on the global scene over the weekend, but Van Dijk followed his lead with a crucial intervention for the Netherlands on Monday. Werner ended his barren run of...More..

Jimmy Graham (thumb) expected to miss over a month for Green Bay
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Jimmy Graham (thumb) expected to miss over a month for Green Bay

Green Bay (4-4-1) snapped a two-game losing streak with a 31-12 thumping of Miami last week. Green Bay is close behind at 7.7 yards per pass attempt. The Packers are first in the National Football League with...More..

England win second Test to seal Sri Lanka series
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

England win second Test to seal Sri Lanka series

England continued their advance into the Lankan batting after the lunch break when in the third over of the afternoon De Silva who had played fluently for 59 off 98 balls (6 fours) got an outside edge to a leg...More..

Novak Djokovic shows no signs of slowing up in London
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Novak Djokovic shows no signs of slowing up in London

Several leading players, including Djokovic, have questioned the timing of the ITF's flagship event , coming at the end of a gruelling 11-month season and Germany's Alexander Zverev said this week he would n...More..

Nicky Butt: Manchester United low on confidence
by | Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Nicky Butt: Manchester United low on confidence

While everyone else in the Premier League has a fatal flaw or is struggling to play their best, City continue to wreck every team they play. On Fred's start at United, club legend Irwin told MUTV: 'The man...More..

Cooper Kupp of Los Angeles Rams out for season with torn ACL
by | Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Cooper Kupp of Los Angeles Rams out for season with torn ACL

The record was previously held by the late Pro Football Hall of Fame receiver Elroy Hirsch, who scored touchdowns in 11 consecutive games in the 1950 and 1951 regular seasons. The loss of a player like Kupp wou...More..

Draymond Green benched by Warriors after Kevin Durant spat
by | Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Draymond Green benched by Warriors after Kevin Durant spat

Some witnesses told Wojnarowski and Spears that the closed-door exchange was one of the most intense of this Warriors era. The Warriors fell 121-116 in overtime against the Clippers, but the fireworks of the ...More..

Andreas Christensen's latest comments on his Chelsea future are very telling
by | Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Andreas Christensen's latest comments on his Chelsea future are very telling

The height difference of one foot and Rudiger's amateur dramatics might have helped Bernard escape with a booking for motioning his head towards the defender. "(But) I prefer three points today than the record"...More..

Nets say LeVert could return from foot injury this season
by | Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Nets say LeVert could return from foot injury this season

LeVert was enjoying a breakout season prior to Monday's injury. Brooklyn now holds the No. 8 seed in the East, seeking its first playoff appearance since 2014-15. He is averaging 18.4 points and is the only pla...More..

Liverpool vs. Fulham - Football Match Report
by | Monday, November 12, 2018

Liverpool vs. Fulham - Football Match Report

Xherdan Shaqiri added the second for Liverpool after the interval to move the Reds top of the Premier League table, albeit perhaps only temporarily with Chelsea and Manchester City also in action on Sunday...More..

Messi returns with double but Barcelona lose at home to rampant Betis
by | Monday, November 12, 2018

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

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. Betis, meanwhile, climb to 12th. "We paid dearly f...More..

Carmelo Anthony’s Time With Rockets ‘Soon’ Will End
by | Monday, November 12, 2018

Carmelo Anthony’s Time With Rockets ‘Soon’ Will End

Houston Rockets forward Carmelo Anthony (7) rubs the ball before the start of the game against the Memphis Grizzlies during the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Oct. "We're struggling ...More..

Paul Pierce says he thinks Duke could beat the Cavaliers
by | Monday, November 12, 2018

Paul Pierce says he thinks Duke could beat the Cavaliers

The Duke trio of Zion Williamson , RJ Barrett and Cameron Reddish that led a statement win over Kentucky to open the season on Tuesday again shined bright. After trailing by 11, Army was within 44-42. Duke...More..

ATP Tour Finals Day One: Market relatively accurate for both clashes
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

ATP Tour Finals Day One: Market relatively accurate for both clashes

There were naysayers who suspected that Federer's first time under the knife would mark the end of an already remarkable career as he headed to his 35th birthday, but then the Swiss star's career was not your a...More..

Lewis Hamilton hints at Formula One exit if calendar expands further
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

Lewis Hamilton hints at Formula One exit if calendar expands further

Both incidents occurred during a second qualifying session full of controversy, though only Vettel has since learnt his fate. An increasingly edgy Hamilton managed to cut up Sergey Sirotkin and Raikkonen on...More..

Bernardo Silva: Manchester City's artist at work
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

Bernardo Silva: Manchester City's artist at work

Romelu Lukaku and Paul Pogba have been omitted from the Manchester United starting XI for their derby clash against Manchester City this afternoon, according to reports. "But in this moment I have only to t...More..

Rare England away win a fantastic start, says Root
by | Saturday, November 10, 2018

Rare England away win a fantastic start, says Root

After the match, he said "As always, losing is not a good result but this is part of the game". "Jonny, fully fit, would have played this Test match, probably would have performed well, done well with the glo...More..

Paulo Dybala insists he didn't insult Jose Mourinho
by | Saturday, November 10, 2018

Paulo Dybala insists he didn't insult Jose Mourinho

And Mourinho said United are not focusing on the yawning gap between the two clubs in the build-up to Sunday's game. Defending champions City are two points clear at the top of the league and nine ahead of ...More..