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Sports Ashes players to wear shirts with names and numbers
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The 2019 Ashes series in England could inflict another radical change to the traditional format, with the game's governing body is considering to introduce player names and numbers on Test match whites. Australian Test batsman Travis Head told Cricket Australia that while the players wouldn't be as affected by it, the fans of the sport would enjoy the game further if they could identify their favourite players on the field.

Sports Pak cricketers off to UAE for Aussie ODIs
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Middle-order batsman Umar Akmal makes his return into the squad after impressing in the PSL for the Quetta Gladiators. "I guess taking it one series at a time - it's a bit of a cliché, but that's how it is", he said. "Whereas the Pakistani guys go quite hard. they'll choose a period during the game when they'll take me on, so that's something I'm up for". "I thought he did a fantastic job in all the games (in India) and he took wickets at key times.

Sports Trent Alexander-Arnold withdraws from England squad
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Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold has been forced to pull out of the England squad due to injury. He has now returned to his club for treatment and will not be replaced, leaving Gareth Southgate with a 22-man squad. With no replacement called up, Kieran Trippier and Kyle Walker will likely compete to line up on the right side of England's defence. Southampton midfielder James Ward-Prowse and Chelsea teenager Callum Hudson-Odoi have been added to Southgate's squad as cover, ...

Sports Relieved Michigan State fans react to Spartans' tense win over Bradley
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He made his feelings very clear. The Braves committed to a tenacious half-court defense against the Spartans , making it almost impossible for Michigan State to get the ball inside and take advantage of its height. This was obvious by Izzo's actions toward Aaron Henry . They were effort-related. "I wouldn't say he's more demanding", Henry said of Izzo. But that's not good enough.

Sports New Mexico St vs Auburn
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Trevelin Queen got a clean look from the corner, but air-balled the potential game victor, dooming the Aggies' upset bid and enabling the Tigers to advance to the NCAA tournament's second round, where they will face either fourth-seeded Kansas or 13th-seeded Northeastern.

Sports Iowa State To Face Ohio State In Tulsa On Friday
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The victor likely plays Iowa. While they did suffer one bad loss to ECU, the rest of Cincinnati's losses came to tournament teams and they have a number of quality wins under their belt. "Obviously our goal is to make the tournament every year, but to be a three seed and get a couple more games hopefully at Hilton is unbelievable", she said.

Sports Birmingham City dragged in relegation battle after nine-point deduction
Author: 0 Birmingham City dragged in relegation battle after nine-point deduction

Registering a loss of £37.5m according to the club's accounts that season. However, should they be docked nine points as reported, they would drop to 18th, just five points from the bottom three. Indeed it was only two days before the start of this season that "after consideration of the legal position as between the Club, Player and the EFL" the registration of Pedersen was accepted.

Sports Ineos seals takeover deal for Team Sky
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One of the most successful cycling teams of recent years will change their name to Team Ineos from the beginning of May, racing under the new moniker for the first time at the Tour de Yorkshire. Sir Bradley Wiggins was the man to make history, and his closest challenger on the general classification was team-mate Chris Froome , who finished three minutes and 21 seconds further back.

Sports Wildcard Bianca Andreescu shocks Angelique Kerber to win Indian Wells title
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She continued to overpower Kerber to grab the opening set. But even in this climate, a Canadian ranked No. 152 at the start of 2019 winning the most prestigious Premier Mandatory title is stunning. She began to throw in some drops of her own, wearing down those exhausted legs of the Canadian. On Monday, she will be ranked No. 32 if she loses in the final and No.

Sports Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir joins BJP
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Gautam Gambhir is a Delhi boy. In 2017, Sidhu joined the Congress party stating that the BJP-Akali Dal coalition government in Punjab failed to control the drug menace. And now, BJP has welcomed the former cricketer Gautam Gambhir, who as per sources might contest from New Delhi constituency. "I don't know who started it".

Sports Wilder v Breazeale booked for Brooklyn in May
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I'm busy". Last week, fans were given what turned out to be false hope as it emerged that Wilder would be meeting with the streaming service - who also broadcast AJ's fights in America. Several months ago both Wilder and Breazeale got into a heated altercation. "You got dropped by a cruiserweight", Wilder said toward Breazeale during Tuesday's press conference, before proceeding to yell at his opponent the entire length of the faceoff and beyond.

Sports Kevin Durant's 'adopted brother' killed in Atlanta shooting
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Cliff Dixon , the ex-boyfriend of Love & Hip Hop star Erica Mena has died after being shot while partying during his birthday in Atlanta . The comment section of his post has since been flooded with condolence messages. Dixon, who was born in Maryland, was hosting a birthday celebration at the bar, which he advertised on Instagram, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.

Sports Southgate: Hudson-Odoi ready to start for England
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That is the nature of the job, so you have to be adaptable, have to be resilient. You've just got to get on and deal with them in the best way you can'. "We've lost a lot of players, but it's an opportunity for others", Southgate said. 'We've had a semi-final and there's another semi-final this summer.

Sports Timberwolves’ Derrick Rose, Robert Covington, Jeff Teague out for rest of season
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Unfortunate news is coming out of the National Basketball Association today, as Derrick Rose is reportedly one of three Minnesota Timberwolves players that will miss the remainder of the 2018/19 season. The Timberwolves had been facing injury issues for quite a while now, with this update bringing some sense of finality in an otherwise rollercoaster of a season.

Sports Doc Rivers denies Lakers coaching rumours
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He did something I don't think any owner would do. Said Gilgeous-Alexander: "I felt like the clock didn't give me a choice". "We thought this was the right fit". Sorry, Lakers fans, as Doc will be in LA, but won't be coaching your team in the future. Whether these rumors were the result of someone trying to plant seeds of doubt within the Clippers organization or just plain bad reporting (or both), to have them so thoroughly crushed by the man himself is a good feeling for Clippers fans.

Sports Obama's March Madness Bracket Has A UNC-Duke Final
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We begin with the second-most popular pick to win a national title. I will be honest with you all, I didn't watch a ton of college basketball this year outside of the major teams with the potential star players. Virginia , North Carolina, and Gonzaga all had respectable seasons. Just wanted to get that out of the way, I'm still a bit salty about that. I've got Florida State making a run for coach Leonard Hamilton, one of the most underrated coaches in the nation.

Sports Cliff Dixon Fatally Shot Outside of His Birthday Party
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East wrote, adding that he always remembered seeing Dixon with Durant. In February 2011, Dixon was dismissed from the WKU program after he reportedly refused to leave his team's bench to play the second half of a game. This is our trophy, too". Dixon, a 6-10 forward, played 55 games in two seasons for Western Kentucky before playing overseas. At the time of this report, it remains unclear whether Dixon was specifically targeted.

Sports Jurgen Klopp still eyeing transfer raid for Chelsea ace Callum Hudson-Odoi
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I've still got a little bit to go because 26 isn't too old - even if it feels it in this squad! "We have got a great bond here and at the end of the day we're all good friends whether we play for one club or another". Rice has switched his allegiance to the country of his birth after playing three times for the Republic of Ireland in friendlies. I told him that the Bundesliga is a good league.

Sports Wilder bout with Breazeale confirmed
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I have things that I want to do. "We need to see one champion, one face, one name". Looking past this bout with Breazeale, Wilder said at their press conference on Tuesday: "Everyone wants to see the big fight. His goals continue to be a Joshua fight and a Fury rematch. The British fighter from Watford is now top of the division with three versions of world titles to his name and he will make his American debut on June 1st against Jarrell Miller at Madison Square Garden.

Sports Mariners icon Ichiro Suzuki plans to retire
Author: 0 Mariners icon Ichiro Suzuki plans to retire

Mariners starter Marco Gonzales went six innings to earn the win, allowing three runs on seven hits. Ichiro Suzuki seems to have said "sayonara". He also making stops with the New York Yankees and Miami Marlins along the way. The future Hall of Famer will end his Major League Baseball career with 3,089 hits (23rd All-Time), 509 stolen bases (35th All-Time), 10-time All-Star, 10-time Gold Glover, three-time Silver Slugger, and was the MVP ad Rookie of the Year in 2001.

Sports Global defector Declan Rice apologises for 'Up the Ra' comment
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Rice was quick to issue a statement on his Instagram account after details of the tweets were republished as he stated: "I am aware that a poorly-expressed comment I made when I was a junior player has been circulated on social media", he wrote, commenting on posts he made when he was 15-year-old.

Sports Wisconsin, Marquette both earn five seeds in NCAA men's basketball tournament
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Now they play Colgate, the Patriot League tournament champ. Their defense has been stout: they led the Pac-12 in opponent field goal attempts, opponent field goals made, and opponent three-point percentage. They only joined Division I in the 1970s, and play in an arena that holds a little less than 5,000 fans. Other résumé-boosters include wins over two other tournament teams in Montana and Saint Mary's.

Sports Tennis Podcast: How Dominic Thiem learned to thrive on hard courts
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I struggled to work my way into the match'. I have been in these positions so many times that I get over it very quickly. Previous year he did not convert three championship point against Juan Martin Del Potro. 'Because you have to beat not only the player but somehow also the great aura they all have, all these titles they have won. After a tight opening set, Federer took charge and marched towards the finish line in sets two and three, hitting more winners and fewer number of unforced ...

Sports Cowboys bolster receiving corps with ex-Packer Randall Cobb
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Cobb, who spent his first eight National Football League seasons with the Green Bay Packers , agreed to terms on a one-year, $5 million contract with the Dallas Cowboys , according to multiple reports. Cobb is 28 and well removed from his best seasons. Imagine having to block him and Lawrence on the same play?! "So, we just had a moment together".

Sports Man City Closing In On €80m LaLiga Star
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That is the view of former Manchester United defender Gary Pallister, who believes all ex-United players want City to win the Premier League title this season. And this is why Pallister thinks City will have too much for Liverpool and will ultimately win the title. "There's fans I didn't even know supported Liverpool that have come back out of the woodwork after 20 years of being silent that are starting to speak before they've won anything so it'd be a lot more painful to see them win the ...

Sports Terry Rozier Dunks On 76ers Fan On Twitter
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Regardless, Rozier couldn't resist taking a parting shot at the Sixers despite Boston's loss at the hands of Philly on Wednesday night. It's what they missed the most in their best-of-7 series against the Celtics previous year, Philadelphia didn't have a scorer who they could rely on down the stretch who could put the ball on the floor and take matters into his own hands to close out opponents.