Sports Root quickest to 6,000 Test runs in terms of time
Author: 0 Root quickest to 6,000 Test runs in terms of time

Virat Kohli chose three pace bowlers and one spinner in R. Ashwin, while omitting Cheteshwar Pujara for K.L. Rahul at one-drop. This series has been framed by many as a tussle between Root and Virat Kohli - the two captains, two of the best batsmen in the world going head to head, each with their own personal battles to overcome.

Sports GVC holds joint venture talks with MGM Resorts
Author: 0 GVC holds joint venture talks with MGM Resorts

Broadcaster Sky News reported that GVC and MGM Resorts - best known for Las Vegas brands such as the MGM Grand and Bellagio - would each put in an initial $100 million as part of a 50:50 joint venture focused on US sports betting .

Sports Gooch warns England against 'dangerous' Kohli
Author: 0 Gooch warns England against 'dangerous' Kohli

Besides, the 43-year-old who opened for his country for nearly a decade, wants the seasoned Alastair Cook to show consistency and skipper Joe Root to convert his starts into monumental knocks. Adil Rashid will play as the lone spinner for England in the first Test against India at Edgbaston, with Moeen Ali left out of the starting XI, the England and Wales Cricket Board has announced.

Sports Patriots work out WR Decker
Author: 0 Patriots work out WR Decker

The Patriots have Edelman and Chris Hogan atop their receiver depth chart, with Cordarrelle Patterson also projected to make the roster, primarily as a kickoff returner and gunner covering punts. Dorsett, who had been living next to Matthews and said he spoke with him Wednesday morning, noted the attrition at the position after Wednesday's practice.

Sports Sorry, says potty-mouth Max Verstappen after on-air tirade
Author: 0 Sorry, says potty-mouth Max Verstappen after on-air tirade

Red Bull had looked likely to be in contention to win the Hungarian Grand Prix tomorrow after impressing in free practice. Tensions at Red Bull spilled over yesterday as Christian Horner accused Renault of supplying an engine "some way" below what the team were paying for, after Max Verstappen limped out of the Hungarian Grand Prix with another power unit failure.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho chased down by Ed Woodward after Real Madrid game

Meanwhile, Mourinho says he is unsure when Martial, who wants a transfer this summer, will re-start training after leaving United's US training base last week for the birth of his son. If he leaves, it will nearly certainly have to be to a foreign club. The squad flew directly back to Manchester immediately after the game against Real and will have a day off, before returning to training on Friday.

Sports Dustin Johnson recognizes Gretzky effect at RBC Canadian Open
Author: 0 Dustin Johnson recognizes Gretzky effect at RBC Canadian Open

A third round of five-under-par 67 in Canada put New Zealand's Danny Lee in contention for a season-best finish on the PGA Tour . "I like the golf course, my game is in really good form, I have a lot of confidence in it but I'm going to have to go out and play really well tomorrow".

Sports John Isner wins BB&T Atlanta Open for 5th time in 6 years
Author: 0 John Isner wins BB&T Atlanta Open for 5th time in 6 years

Isner needed one hour and 37 minutes on Stadium Court to oust Zverev and reverse a run of defeats to the seventh seeded German. The Australian world number 55 broke the Cypriot's serve three times to secure a comfortable 6-3 6-2 win over the former Australian Open finalist.

Author: 0 Chelsea 'offer N'Golo Kante new contract worth £290,000 a week'

Kante still has three years remaining on his current deal but the new contract would see him more than double his salary - a figure that now stands at £120,000-a-week. In the current Chelsea squad, Eden Hazard is the highest earner with a £220,000-a-week deal which expires in June 2020. In his quiet, unfussy way, he has already won a couple of Premier League leagues, an FA Cup and World Cup in the past three years.

Sports WNBA All-Star Game highlights
Author: 0 WNBA All-Star Game highlights

Minnesota Lynx standout Maya Moore said she is routinely asked if she has room for all of the awards she has won in her basketball career. "I know little girls know who we are". And you have to find a way to beat them. No longer is the WNBA a two- or three-team league. Letcher was rooting for Moore and Team Parker, but her sister Alivia, 10, was rooting for Team Delle Donne because Augustus is her favorite player.

Author: 0 Lukaku to return early to help depleted Man United, Mourinho says

Following the defeat to Liverpool in Ann Arbor, Mourinho questioned why the 22-year-old had not returned to the tour and asked again Tuesday night, the Portuguese coach was unable to shed any light on when he might be back. However, despite the new season looming there is hope for the Red Devils yet; if United's executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward is willing to open up the chequebook and Mourinho can sign several of these players, Man Utd may finally return to former glories.

Sports Brian Lawler, former WWE star, dead at 46
Author: 0 Brian Lawler, former WWE star, dead at 46

Lawler, who was better known as Brian Christopher , was found unresponsive Saturday after he had apparently tried to take his own life inside a Tennessee jail cell. Brian Christopher Lawler , who wrestled under the Grandmaster Sexay moniker, tasted notable tag team success along with Scotty 2 Hotty . " WWE extends its condolences to Lawlers family, friends and fans", the WWE said in a statement .

Sports Jose Mourinho Manchester United will likely sign one more player
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho Manchester United will likely sign one more player

The Portuguese boss took a thinly-veiled dig at the Frenchman after United's 2-1 win against Real Madrid by praising Romelu Lukaku's commitment to the club. "My professional players were wonderful all pre-season because they know we play against good teams, against good opponents". Press further on Martial, Mourinho replied: "I don't know".

Sports Mauricio Pochettino Drops Huge Suprise For Tottenham Fans
Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino Drops Huge Suprise For Tottenham Fans

A raft of changes were made by both teams as Son Heung-min and Davinson Sanchez featured in their first pre-season games for Spurs, while Daniele De Rossi, Edin Dzeko and Kevin Strootman were among the introductions for Roma. "I think it's been four years since I've met him, and the team has changed a lot since he took over". "I think Wednesday was a great opportunity for younger players to show their quality, like Luke Amos, or of course Kyle Walker-Peters and Anthony Georgiou, George Marsh ...

Author: 0 Dimitar Berbatov sends direct warning to Man United about Anthony Martial

Lukaku was due to miss the opening game against Leicester on August 10, but the Belgium World Cup striker will return to training three days early along with England duo Marcus Rashford and Phil Jones . "I didn't learn anything [from this game]" Mourinho continued. He said: "I know what Herrera is, I know what Mata is, I know what Sanchez is, I know what they are".

Sports Braves' Newcomb has no-hitter thru 6 innings vs Dodgers
Author: 0 Braves' Newcomb has no-hitter thru 6 innings vs Dodgers

He later would make a petition to Major League Baseball in which he argued he should be allowed to wear tape on his finger during games. Later in the day, the Braves released a statement on Newcomb's scandal. Those gunshot sized blister holes Dodgers pitcher Rich Hill has experienced in his left hand seem to be an issue he'll continue to struggle with for the remainder of his career.

Sports Dodgers acquiring Brian Dozier from Twins
Author: 0 Dodgers acquiring Brian Dozier from Twins

The Twins also got outfielder Luke Raley and lefthander Devin Smeltzer for Dozier. Dozier is having one of his worst years at the plate as a pro, hitting just.224/.305/.402, but has 16 home runs, 21 doubles and 52 RBIs. That Jan. 23, the Dodgers moved on from Dozier and acquired Forsythe instead from the Tampa Bay Rays for Triple-A right-hander Jose DeLeon, who subsequently underwent Tommy John surgery.

Author: 0 What does trade for Roberto Osuna mean for Astros?

All things considered, I believe the Blue Jays made the best of a bad situation, and if we're being fair as fans here, that's all we can really ask for. The Blue Jays solved the problem on Monday by sending Osuna to the Houston Astros ahead of the non-waiver trade deadline later today. His next court appearance is Wednesday, and he is eligible to be activated Sunday.

Author: 0 José Mourinho expects only one more new arrival at United

Ander Herrera has defended manager Jose Mourinho and argued Manchester United's players share his sense of frustration at the way the club's tour of the U.S. They have got a really good team. For all intents and purposes it appears like Mourinho's third season meltdown is incoming, with the Portugese manager unhappy with the club's transfer dealings and questioning the attitude of his players in preseason.

Sports Mourinho: I'll only sign one of my transfer targets
Author: 0 Mourinho: I'll only sign one of my transfer targets

Jose Mourinho confirmed the absence of the striker in Manchester United's penalty victory over AC Milan and stated that he requested to be alongside his partner. Darmian has made it clear in no uncertain terms that he wants to leave Manchester United in the ongoing window in order to play more football next season.

Sports Phillies get INF Cabrera from Mets for pitching prospect
Author: 0 Phillies get INF Cabrera from Mets for pitching prospect

Jeff McNeil , a 12 round pick in the 2013 MLB Draft, has torn up the minors, posting a.311 career batting average and an outstanding.823 OPS across six minor league seasons. NY sent reliever Jeurys Familia to the A's earlier this month. The Mets are in desperate need of young players who can change the culture of the organization and bring the team back to playoff contention sooner rather than later.

Author: 0 "Bryce Harper is not going anywhere" — Nats GM

Harper will be a free agent this offseason. It's still a long shot Harper gets traded before Tuesday's trade deadline, but the Nationals are willing to sell and that was always the first hurdle. The Nationals would nearly certainly have wanted any suitor's offer to include relieving them of the remainder of Harper's $21.63 million salary for 2018.

Sports Basilashvili wins 1st ATP title at Hamburg
Author: 0 Basilashvili wins 1st ATP title at Hamburg

Despite struggling to get over 35 percent of his first serves in, in the opening set, Basilashvili broke the Argentinean in the ninth game before serving for and taking the set. "I'm pretty sure every player worked so hard for this but it's an unbelievable moment for me". At the Swiss Open Gstaad, second seed Roberto Bautista Agut had to dig deep to record a 6-7 (5-7), 6-4, 6-4 triumph over Laslo Djere and will face Matteo Berrettini in the final after the Italian saw off Jurgen Zopp ...

Sports Jose Mourinho has been positive during Manchester United tour - Lee Grant
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho has been positive during Manchester United tour - Lee Grant

United have made three signings this summer, with Mourinho wanting a further two before the August 9 transfer deadline, but fearing he may only manage one - a grim scenario with his squad already severely depleted. "Anthony Martial has the baby and after the baby is born; handsome baby, full of health, thank God; he should be here and he is not here", he complained, lamenting the effect having players on post-World Cup holidays was having on his preparations.

Sports Chelsea Target Accepts Move To Ac Milan
Author: 0 Chelsea Target Accepts Move To Ac Milan

It would double Kante's current salary, whilst making him the highest paid player at the club. Though Sky Sports are one of the most reliable sources but Chelsea already have a good number of options in the midfield with Fabregas, Jorginho, Kante, Loftus Cheek, Bakayoko, and Drinkwater.

Sports Jose Mourinho has asked several stars to return from holidays early
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho has asked several stars to return from holidays early

Mourinho said of Sanchez. The revered Portuguese coach, who is entering his third campaign as Manchester United manager, doesn't seem particularly happy with life right now. "One thing is what I would like". The United boss recently revealed that he gave the club a list of five targets to pursue, and has stated previously that he would ideally like to sign two more players.

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