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Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe, one-off Test match 2017, Day 2 Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe, one-off Test match 2017, Day 2
- July 16, 2017

Karunaratne departed for 25 ending a steady opening stand and was soon followed by Kusal Mendis who edged a turning delivery from leg-spinner Graeme Cremer to the wicket-keeper. Earlier, Zimbabwe were bundled for 356 within 4.4 overs on Day Two morning. Chandimal replaced Angelo Mathews as skipper after the all-rounder stepped down following a humiliating one-day worldwide series loss to Zimbabwe this week. (more...)
Rahul Dravid and Zaheer Khan's appointment put on hold Rahul Dravid and Zaheer Khan's appointment put on hold
- July 16, 2017

Meanwhile, it was also made a decision to release advertisement for team managers for the senior team, India "A" team and the under-19 team. Seemingly, Sachin Tendulkar , Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman got hurt by the buzz in the media regarding CoA saying that the CAC has exceeded its scope in appointing the batting and bowling consultants.The three legends have written to Vinod Rai, chairman CoA and Amitabh Choudhary, acting secretary BCCI . (more...)
Busch leads final Cup practice at New Hampshire Busch leads final Cup practice at New Hampshire
- July 16, 2017

He had raced to the top of the field without his suspended crew chief, turning a lap of 133.324 miles per hour for what would have been his fourth pole of the season. Martin Truex Jr ., who ran the second-fastest qualifying lap (133.077 m.p.h.), will start on the pole. Kenseth had a strong run just days after Joe Gibbs Racing announced he wouldn't be driving for the team next year. (more...)
Pelicans, Rajon Rondo agree to one-year deal
- July 16, 2017

If Rondo were to sign with the Pelicans , he would be rejoining former teammate DeMarcus Cousins as the two played together with the Sacramento Kings . While Rondo will not help with the shooting directly, he may allow Jrue Holiday to become more of a triple threat while out there with Rondo and the bigs, allowing him to pass again, drive, or shoot. (more...)
Brazil court dismisses Ryan Lochte charges stemming from incident during 2016 Olympics Brazil court dismisses Ryan Lochte charges stemming from incident during 2016 Olympics
- July 16, 2017

You may remember that Lochte, 32, was accused of falsely reporting a crime when he claimed that he, along with fellow Olympians Jimmy Feigen , Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger , were robbed by men pretending to be police officers on their way back to Olympic Village. (more...)
Dismissed from football program Dismissed from football program
- July 15, 2017

The announcement of Carrington's dismissal on Friday was made by Head Coach Willie Taggart . The precedent was set when OR moved to fire co-offensive coordinator David Reaves within hours of his January arrest on a similar DUII charge that also originated in downtown Eugene. (more...)
Andy Murray has no time for casual sexism at Wimbledon Andy Murray has no time for casual sexism at Wimbledon
- July 15, 2017

Roger Federer will be in position to win an eighth Wimbledon title after scoring a 7-6 (4), 7-6 (4), 6-4 semifinal win over 11th seed Tomas Berdych on Friday. "That's why I came here this year". Rafa is not there any more. Berdych added: 'I don't see anything that would indicate really Roger is getting older or anything like that. (more...)
Venus Williams reaches 2017 Wimbledon final in bid for 6th title Venus Williams reaches 2017 Wimbledon final in bid for 6th title
- July 15, 2017

Serena Williams is not playing here this year as she awaits the birth of her first child. Muguruza, last year's French Open champion, will be keen to go one better than 2015 when she lost in the final to Williams' sister Serena . "I think I played very well, for sure", Muguruza said in her televised interview after the match. 'Its incredible to be in another final, ' the 14th seed said. (more...)
Napoli, ufficializzato Mario Rui Napoli, ufficializzato Mario Rui
- July 15, 2017

Dopo un pò di lavoro in palestra ha fatto il suo ingresso sul terreno di gioco per un breve allenamento. Questo, invece, l'annuncio del club giallorosso con i relativi dettagli dell'accordo: "L'AS Roma rende noto di aver sottoscritto con l'SSC Napoli l'accordo per la cessione di Mario Rui a titolo temporaneo, fino al 30 giugno 2018". (more...)
Fabio Aru claims yellow jersey, Bardet nabs win Fabio Aru claims yellow jersey, Bardet nabs win
- July 15, 2017

Although it looks relatively flat - certainly after the mountain stages - for the most part, numerous little valleys are likely to drain the energy from riders' legs before what looks set to be a granstand finish at Côte Saint-Pierre. The champion of Italy was dressed for the first time in his career the yellow jersey. "There are still nine more stages, we'll do our best". "You didn't really know what was going to happen and I think that's what kept everybody engaged", he said. (more...)
England v South Africa: Hosts unchanged for second Test at Trent Bridge England v South Africa: Hosts unchanged for second Test at Trent Bridge
- July 15, 2017

Former Test skipper Alastair Cook was impressed with how Joe Root handled the responsibility of captaining England for the first time at Lord's last week. South Africa could nonetheless reflect that they had responded effectively so far to their Lord's setback. Yes, South Africa look weak - arguably as weak as at any stage since readmission - and have greater questions to answer, but I'm not about to steam in to England at prices approaching 1/2 here when they went off evens last ... (more...)
KJ Smith honored as member of Nagurski list KJ Smith honored as member of Nagurski list
- July 15, 2017

Moa enjoyed a breakout season in 2016, also being named to the All-Mountain West First Team after leading the Broncos with 8.5 sacks while posting 10.5 tackles-for-loss among his 30 tackles (17 solo) from the nose tackle spot. The defensive end landed on the watch list for the Bednarik Award earlier this week. O'Connell joins Texas offensive tackle Connor Williams as two of the three 2016 Outland Trophy finalists are on the 2017 watch list. (more...)
CoA files status reports against N Srinivasan and Niranjan Shah CoA files status reports against N Srinivasan and Niranjan Shah
- July 15, 2017

Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar, appearing for the railways and defence services, said that the Lodha panel recommendations have taken away their right to vote, despite being the founder members of the BCCI. The report called them "disqualified office bearers with vested interest ". The Committee of Advisors ( CoA ) that was appointed by the Supreme Court to look into the functioning of the BCCI has filed reports against former President N Srinivasan and former BCCI official Niranjan Shah ... (more...)
Chelsea hopeful on Danilo move Chelsea hopeful on Danilo move
- July 15, 2017

Two key pieces from Chelsea's Premier League winning campaign a season ago are missing from the club's preseason tour in Asia. The claim is that Real have overpriced their striker, who spent much of last season on the bench behind Karim Benzema. (more...)
TN order reserving medical seats for state, central board quashed TN order reserving medical seats for state, central board quashed
- July 15, 2017

Amention of the same was made in the brochures issued for admissions to various undergraduate medical courses in state colleges. The government order was criticised by the Court while hearing the petition filed by the parent of a minor who has passed out of a CBSE school and is attempting to gain entry into a medical college. (more...)
What's next for the Yankees after Pineda injury? What's next for the Yankees after Pineda injury?
- July 15, 2017

The Yankees will get a second opinion but it's nearly certain that the initial diagnosis is correct. The Yankees do have depth in their rotation with CC Sabathia , Luis Severino and Masahiro Tanaka to get by without Pineda, although Tanaka's struggled mightily this season. (more...)
China's Shanshan Feng takes Open lead China's Shanshan Feng takes Open lead
- July 15, 2017

Women's Open, Samantha Wagner and her brother (and caddie) C.J. agreed on this: There's a low score here for the newly minted professional. "I started the round very great", said Feng, who lipped out on two birdie putts on her final nine. "She's always been right there". The opening round at Trump National was one to remember. She hit 16 greens on the day, playing conservatively away from precarious pin placements and made a bunch of tap-in pars set up by some solid lag putting. (more...)
Liverpool accept bid for Lucas Liverpool accept bid for Lucas
- July 15, 2017

According to a report by ESPN , Liverpool have accepted a bid for Lucas Leiva , allowing the midfielder to leave this summer. The Germany worldwide has less than a year remaining on his Anfield deal, and with no signs that he'll renew anytime soon, there's a feeling that if the right offer came, the Reds could be forced to sell in fear of letting him go on a free next summer. (more...)
Tebow hits walk-off home run in Florida State League
- July 15, 2017

Lucie Mets . As you can see from the video evidence abouve, that's definitely Tebow and that's definitely a home run. The home run helps Tebow continue a hot streak since his promotion to St. Thursday night in Port St. Lucie, the former Heisman Trophy victor, National Football League quarterback and current ESPN analyst (for the SEC Network) gave the home fans some excitement to end the evening. (more...)
Madrid sign Dani Ceballos from Betis Madrid sign Dani Ceballos from Betis
- July 15, 2017

Real Madrid will reportedly pay 17 million euros ($19.40 million) - more than his 15 million euros ($17.12 million) release clause - to beat competition. The player will be presented next Thursday July 20, at 13:00, in the VIP suite at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium. The midfielder, very similar in style of play to Andres Iniesta joins Zinedine Zidane's side after agreeing a six-year contract. (more...)