by | August 10, 2018 | 07:44

Stokes was the pick of the English bowlers in the first Test. It was overcast in Birmingham for the most part of the match and it has been raining in London since yesterday. Bowling coach Bharat Arun said in the press conference on Tuesday that playing an extra batsman would be a conservative move even though India's batting put up a miserable account of themselves at Edgbaston.

by | August 09, 2018 | 13:07

Welcome to the live blog for what promises to be another intriguing Test match. However with India's batsmen severely tested by England's seamers in the first Test, and England usually more comfortable picking a seam-dominated attack, it would not be surprise should Woakes ultimately be named in the final XI, his overall chances of selection perhaps slightly lower than Moeen's but not by much.

by | August 09, 2018 | 12:31

The addition of Fabinho from AS Monaco will help add some steel to the midfield while the cash splashed out to bring in highly rated shot-stopper Alisson Becker from AS Roma already looks to be money well spent, but a truly world class partner for Virgil van Dijk is still missing from the equation.

by | August 09, 2018 | 11:39

Croatia global Borna Barisic is having a medical at Rangers on Monday ahead of a potential transfer from Osijek , according to Sky sources. The Osijek captain, who scored against Steven Gerrard's side in Europa League qualifying, completed his move to Rangers on Tuesday for a fee believed to be around £2million.

by | August 09, 2018 | 10:37

Elliott led Truex by 1.1 seconds with 19 laps left, Jones was third over 10 seconds behind and Busch 18 seconds back in eighth in what turned into a two-car struggle. Busch pitted the next time around to stay on the same strategy, but Truex stayed out to win his seventh stage of the season. Chase was able to finally capture that elusive first victory in the Cup series.

by | August 09, 2018 | 10:15

Courtois , part of the Belgium team that enjoyed their most successful ever World Cup , was due to return to training on Monday, but didn't show up. Blues fans feared Hazard may depart Stamford Bridge in this transfer window, particularly when he hinted at an interest in moving to Real Madrid after the World Cup .

by | August 09, 2018 | 09:37

The changes were recommended by the Commission on College Basketball , an independent group formed previous year in response to a recruiting "pay-for-play" scandal that rocked the sport. "Those who break rules face stronger penalties, including longer postseason bans, longer head coach suspensions, increased recruiting restrictions and additional fines".

by | August 09, 2018 | 09:09

And honestly, you kind of have to look at some intangibles and stuff you can't really quantify. Before we get into the major takeaways from the Open Championship and how we can apply them to the PGA Championship, a brief overview of the Majors Challenge rules is in order.

by | August 09, 2018 | 08:59

Premier League Chief Executive Richard Scudamore have revealed that he would prefer the title race to go to the wire, instead of one team running away with English football's biggest prize . We begin October with a double header as Jose Mourinho and Rafael Benitez resume hostilities in Manchester United v Newcastle United (Saturday, October 6th, 5.30pm), before Fulham take on Arsenal (Sunday, October 7th, 12pm).

by | August 08, 2018 | 04:00

The future of any transfer concerning the Argentinian midfielder will be determined once the final decision concenring the Modric transfer saga has been made. 'The president has already given an answer, I don't have much else to add, ' Lopetegui said on Sunday. " Luka Modric is an extraordinary player and we're waiting for him with open arms".

by | August 08, 2018 | 01:15

According to the Daily Express , the Blues will not allow Belgium worldwide Thibaut Courtois to leave Stamford Bridge this season, despite what the player's wish to do so. Previous reports this summer have suggested that Chelsea are prepared to sell, but on the specific condition that they are able to bring someone else in before sanctioning his exit.

by | August 08, 2018 | 00:47

If Mina doesn't arrive at Everton - it won't be for a lack of effort on Digne's part. "I said no to Liverpool two times". "Lucas is a player who will add competitiveness in a position where we only had Leighton Baines last season and he is accustomed to winning.

by | August 08, 2018 | 00:44

James was interviewed by Lemon Monday, after James' foundation and the Akron (Ohio ) Public Schools launched a new elementary school for at-risk children . "He's dividing us. I can't sit back and say nothing". This isn't the first time that King James has gotten into a war of words with Trump. James, meanwhile, did not join what is turning out a verbal war and instead on Saturday morning shared photos from the school he just opened.

by | August 08, 2018 | 00:43

Jose Mourinho is desperate to sign a centre-back before the summer transfer window closes and German World Cup victor Boateng, 29, has emerged as a serious target for the Red Devils. The debacle has shades of the Ivan Perisic chase of last summer; where Jose Mourinho clearly wanted the Croatian, but Ed Woodward did not wish to bid the extra few million to convince Inter Milan to sell.

by | August 07, 2018 | 04:56

Drake, who will make any decisions in consultation with the university's board of trustees, the Columbus Dispatch reported . She's a former federal prosecutor and a former chairwoman of the U.S. In a statement released Friday via Twitter , Meyer admitted that he knew about the 2015 incidents and insisted he followed proper protocol. "It's Urban Meyer , and people want to be a part of it to show that they support him".

by | August 07, 2018 | 02:18

The 29-year-old could come into contention for Liverpool's final pre-season fixture against Torino on Tuesday, with Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez the only senior centre-backs now fit and available. We feel good together and I hope that Lyon will have a very good season. They have also landed Monaco midfielder Fabinho and Xherdan Shaqiri from Stoke City, in addition to RB Leipzig and Guinea global Naby Keita who was already secured in summer 2017.

by | August 07, 2018 | 00:50

Bernardo Silva ( Manchester City ). Both managers have the utmost respect for each-other and neither side will be going hell for leather for victory. You'll have 10 minutes to do your best at recalling all the clubs he has scored against. Aguero's second goal against Chelsea completed a counterattack in the 58th minute.

by | August 07, 2018 | 00:49

Former No. 1-ranked Murray is now at No. 832. Andy Murray has registered his third three-set victory in a row to progress through to the Citi Open quarter-finals. 6-3 7-6 (7-4) in a match that finished at 03:02 local time. Having only recently returned from a lengthy absence due to a hip injury, Murray suggested it would be hard for him to be expected to play again later on Friday.

by | August 07, 2018 | 00:32

Cleveland on Sunday traded Corey Coleman to the Buffalo Bills for a draft pick, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter . Coleman had a promising start with the Browns , compiling a two-touchdown game against the Ravens in just his second game as a pro, but injuries and then a lack of productivity when he was on the field marred his time as a Brown.

by | August 07, 2018 | 00:30

He declared in a statement: "I won't be able to play my match tonight". Zverev came from behind to beat Nishikori 3-6 6-1 6-4 to eliminate him for the second consecutive time from the tournament. Tournament Director Keely O'Brien added: "I am so grateful that Andy, an incredible champion, came back to begin what we all know will be a great comeback".

by | August 07, 2018 | 00:28

United therefore have limited time to acquire a replacement for Pogba and makes any deal before the transfer window in Spain closes on 31 August a near-impossibility. We have to be prepared for everything. Valverde's unwillingness to rubbish the rumours have seemingly added fuel to the flame, albeit the probability of this transfer happening still seems extremely low.

by | August 06, 2018 | 03:42

With the anticipation for the return of Nate Diaz to fight Dustin Poirier after a two-year absence, Dave Meltzer from MMA Fighting is now reporting that Poirier is the current favorite of winning the fight, according to betting stats.

by | August 06, 2018 | 03:29

To replace a player of that calibre, you would need to invest in two or three superb players to simultaneously strengthen the rest of the squad, but Real Madrid have neglected that plan of action. Bearing in mind that Real Madrid have undergone very significant changes compared to last season, in Julen Lopetegui's side Marco Asensio could prove to be the central striker they've been looking for.

by | August 06, 2018 | 02:56

I'm not thinking about it, I'm very relaxed about it. Maurizio Sarri looks set to lose Thibaut Courtois , with Real Madrid keen to snap him up. Barkley, 24, endured a torrid start to life at Stamford Bridge last season as a combination of injury and poor form restricted him to just two Premier League appearances following his January arrival from Everton .

by | August 06, 2018 | 02:40

They saw a one-man show. I stand with the group that's curious about how Woods' body will hold up over the final two months of the year as he strains it with the most tournaments he's played since probably 2012. We'll see. I've been in the position before that I am now. World number one Dustin Johnson surged through the field with a closing 64 to finish a shot further back alongside Denmark's Thorbjorn Olesen, who birdied three of the last five holes to also shoot 64.

by | August 06, 2018 | 02:31

On his second pass (his first was a shovel pass for a loss of five) as a quarterback in the Canadian Football League , Manziel tossed an interception to his ex-teammate, Larry Dean . Manziel finished the half 9 of 16 for 90 yards in his first regular-season action with the NFL's Cleveland Browns in a 17-13 loss to Kansas City on December 27, 2015.

by | August 06, 2018 | 02:08

In part, that is because Zaha could be reluctant to move north again after his failed stint at Manchester United following his move there in 2013. Zaha is interested in leaving Palace he had even submitted a transfer request but does not want to leave London , with Chelsea being his most preferred destination.

by | August 06, 2018 | 02:03

Harry Maguire and Toby Alderweireld were also targeted by United but the deals did not materialise for different reasons (h/t The Sun). The 29-year-old is set to become a free agent at the end of the 2018-19 season unless Spurs decide to activate a clause in his contract.

by | August 06, 2018 | 01:44

While the Red Devils have since completed moves for Diogo Dalot and Lee Grant , they made their biggest move early on with the arrival of Fred for an undisclosed fee. Boateng endured a horrendous World Cup in Russian Federation this summer. And the return of some of those established stars will only enhance the team's attacking potential.

by | August 05, 2018 | 16:11

No team from the sub-continent has won a Test at the ground in 17 attempts, with four draws and 13 very comfortable England wins. He then revived England after they slumped to 87 for seven in their second innings with a dashing 63, his maiden Test fifty, that took them to 180 all out and meant India faced a challenging target.

by | August 05, 2018 | 15:44

Mickelson told last month that the two stars were in negotiations for the winner-take-all match and some reports said the purse could be $10 million. " Of course, that is what Patrick would like to see and it would be good of him to put up that money ", a laughing Woods said of that suggestion. "We both like to talk smack, and we both have fun with what we're doing".

by | August 05, 2018 | 12:44

Pressed as to whether he was referring to recruitment at a club showing a profit on summer dealing he replied: "Everything - I'm really anxious". "Hopefully, he can bring us his energy and work rate and help the team to improve and be better for the new season".

by | August 05, 2018 | 11:15

We tried, we believed it was done but at the last turn he decided on Chelsea . Sarri, who replaced Antonio Conte in the summer, faces Guardiola's City in the Community Shield at Wembley on Sunday. "We can not deny there are more contenders, United, Liverpool, Chelsea , Arsenal , Tottenham, they have excellent players". "It is disappointing but it was two months ago and life is like this".

by | August 05, 2018 | 11:13

The six-time Pro Bowl selection declined his invitation to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio this weekend, and instead gave his speech at his alma mater, the University of Tennessee Chattanooga. Across 16 seasons, Owens played for the San Francisco 49ers , Philadelphia Eagles , Dallas Cowboys , Buffalo Bills and Cincinnati Bengals . Owens is eighth on the all-time receptions list with 1,078, second all time with 15,934 receiving yards, third with 153 receiving touchdowns, ...

by | August 05, 2018 | 10:44

Woods hit just 7 of 14 fairways as he returned to one of his favorite courses, a place where he has won eight times but not competed since withdrawing during the final round in 2014. Open in June. "That's how you win golf tournaments". But then again, I have to manage this as quite a bit of golf I'm going to ask my body to go through at tournament speed for basically the next nearly two months.