by | September 06, 2017 | 17:51

Instead, they were great because of the slowly unfolding but utterly compelling nature of the action. West Indies were the all-conquering side, having crushed Australia in their own backyard 2-0 in 1979/80. As a young cricketer who looked up to a lot of the individuals in the team, it was one of the saddest moments in the world. "For me, just playing Test cricket, not one-day cricket, there's no reason why I can't extend my career a little bit", he added.

by | September 06, 2017 | 17:36

Britain wants to keep free trade between Ireland and Northern Ireland, but its proposed methods have been met with doubts both in Dublin and in Brussels. Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire has warned he may have to legislate for a Stormont budget if the deadlock continues. "Should this not prove possible, in the absence of devolved government, it is ultimately for the United Kingdom Government to provide the certainty over delivery of public services and good governance in Northern ...

by | September 06, 2017 | 17:28

Teenage sensation Mbappe was presented to the media on Wednesday, when club president Nasser Al-Khelaifi had to field questions on the FFP saga. "We're very confident in our position, in our recruitment", al-Khelaifi said. But PSG won the race for the 18-year-old, who has joined the club on a season-long loan deal and took part in his first training session with his new club on Monday, with the Parisians due to make the transfer permanent next summer.

by | September 06, 2017 | 17:28

The two were spotted going out three nights in a row, but the relationship is apparently not a serious one - or at least not yet. The source claimed that work is Kendall Jenner's number one priority right now and that she has a very hectic schedule coming up in the next few months.

by | September 06, 2017 | 17:17

The Spanish striker has been absent from the Blues fold since failing to return for pre-season training in July and was left out of Chelsea's Champions League squad on Monday. He netted 17 goals in all competitions for Chelsea last season, before his June injury, suffered on worldwide duty, led to him missing all of pre-season and the start of the top-flight campaign.

by | September 06, 2017 | 17:11

Although Rublev betrayed his young age with a couple of outbursts, it was nonetheless a mature performance from the 19-year-old as he set up an intriguing final eight showdown with world number one Nadal . "I know I can not play very well always, and not the whole match". "Read about what I said [on] the first day" Dolgopolov grunted. In the fifth set, del Potro closed things on his second match point, when Thiem double-faulted.

by | September 06, 2017 | 17:09

Full-backs Serge Aurier and Benjamin Mendy are the only two new additions to the Premier League , having joined from France this summer, with Aurier yet to set foot on the pitch for Spurs after joining on deadline day. But off the pitch and in the dressing room, it is not hard to imagine why the former Ajax, Juventus, Inter, Barcelona , Milan and PSG player was a hugely positive influence.

by | September 06, 2017 | 17:08

It wouldn't have happened without the cooperation of Western Michigan coach Tim Lester and his Broncos. Olson, who joined the Trojans in 2015 and hadn't played a collegiate snap, hiked the ball for an extra point once USC pulled away from Western Michigan late in Saturday's game.

by | September 06, 2017 | 17:05

USA crude futures stood at $46.79 per barrel in early Tuesday trade, up 0.5 percent on the day, after having fallen to as low as $46.15 on Monday. The council expressed its commitment to a peaceful, diplomatic and political solution to the situation and welcomed efforts to facilitate a peaceful and comprehensive solution through dialogue.

by | September 06, 2017 | 16:58

Open final. Del Potro overcame illness, two match points and a two-set deficit for the first time at a major to wear Thiem down 1-6 2-6 6-1 7-6 (7-1) 6-4 after three hours and 35 minutes. "I know the people like when I hit hard with my forehands", he said. "I mean, of course the crowd was on his side", said Thiem. "I was pretty much deciding most of the points".

by | September 06, 2017 | 16:47

After Liverpool starlet Ben Woodburn's goalscoring antics, on his Wales debut on Saturday, some in the England setup are asking what could have been. "Realistically we have to get maximum to give ourselves a chance of second". Ioniţa tried to capitalise and set up Radu Gînsari but King put in a vital interception.

by | September 06, 2017 | 16:38

Disappointments have been piling on for Sri Lanka and their fans, who endured a 3-nil whitewash in the Test series followed by a 5-0 drubbing in the ODIs, their worst show at home in a bilateral series. Top-ranked batsman Virat Kohli on Monday consolidated his position in One-Day International (ODI) cricket as he equalled the highest ODI rating points by an India batsman, recorded by Sachin Tendulkar almost two decades ago in 1998.

by | September 06, 2017 | 16:36

Schmidt of the New York Times reports that, after an investigation, Major League Baseball has determined that the Red Sox illegally used an Apple Watch to steal signs from the Yankees . Boston has not been disciplined yet and it's unclear how the league will proceed with the counter-complaint, though I'm sure it'll be investigated. Sign stealing is allowed, but electronic assistance is prohibited.

by | September 06, 2017 | 16:34

Matic , playing for Serbia, will face the Republic of Ireland assistant manager in Dublin this evening, as the two play in a crucial top-of-the-table World Cup qualifying game. Serbia failed to qualify for the last World Cup as well as the last three European Championships but Matic believes the confidence within the current squad can end that poor run.

by | September 06, 2017 | 16:31

The idea behind release clauses is that they give players more control over their careers while also providing their clubs with adequate compensation, should a player choose to push for a move. For Liverpool's part, Klopp and the club have appeared at ease as negotiations with Can continue, and they still maintain that they will come to an agreement with the player.

by | September 06, 2017 | 16:07

Lucas Duda homered and drove in both runs for the Rays, who improved to.500 on the season and got within two games of Minnesota for the second AL wild card. "I feel all right", Shields said. "I thought it was broken", said Shields, who gave up four runs over 6" innings. I'm not sure he knows that the rules of this game say you can throw whatever pitch you want.

by | September 06, 2017 | 14:54

Ozil told them to "stop talking and start supporting" following comments made by several former players as to the state of the current side following their 4-0 loss to Liverpool prior to the worldwide break. "Having a go at me, I'm being neutral". With Arsenal veterans including Wright, Emmanuel Petit and Martin Keown focusing on Ozil's output in particular, the German midfielder used a lengthy post on Facebook to respond - stating they should " stop talking and start supporting ".

by | September 06, 2017 | 14:47

However he chose to remain with Atletico Madrid after their transfer ban was upheld by the Court of Arbitration of Sport. After choosing against abandoning Atletico over the summer, the France global agreed to sign a new contract - which included a raised buyout clause of €200m.

by | September 06, 2017 | 14:37

The 25-year-old Argentinian reached the third round of a Grand Slam competition for the first time at this year's French Open and bettered that run here with victories over Carlos Berlocq , Janko Tipsarevic , Cilic and Lucas Pouille .

by | September 06, 2017 | 14:23

Sunday found the younger Locksley suffering from a gunshot wound. Mike Locksley coached at IL as Ron Zook's offensive coordinator from 2005 to 2008, helping the Illini reach the 2008 Rose Bowl. Marq Burnett of reported that an Alabama spokesman "confirmed that Locksley is not with the team, and is now with his family". During Nick Saban's Monday press conference, he announced that assistant coach Mike Locksley's son had been tragically killed.

by | September 06, 2017 | 14:16

He became the first player ever to do so at the iconic Dodger Stadium, and the 18th player to ever accomplish the feat (earlier this year, Reds 2B Scooter Gennett shocked everyone by hitting four). In four head-to-head meetings with the Dodgers over the past week, the Diamondbacks have won all four games by a combined score of 34-11, including a 13-0 rout on Monday that featured not only Martinez's four-homer game but also a 14-strikeout performance by starting pitcher Robbie Ray .

by | September 06, 2017 | 14:17

Brazilian prosecutors allege that Nuzman helped secure the votes of African IOC members during the bidding process for the 2016 Olympics and that Soares laundered the money used to pay them off via a sophisticated scheme centered in the British Virgin Islands and using bank accounts in the United States, Antigua and Barbuda, according to O Globo .

by | September 06, 2017 | 14:01

The 32-year-old, ranked 418 after injury problems, is the first qualifier since 1981 to reach the last eight and she faces Keys next. There are now four Americans among the eight women in the US Open quarterfinals: Keys, No. In other action Monday, top-seeded Karolina Pliskova crushed American Jennifer Brady 6-1, 6-0 in 46 minutes to advance. Karolina Pliskova powered her way into the U.S.

by | September 06, 2017 | 13:55

The Jays continually grabbed leads at Fenway Park on Monday night, only to see the home side chip away. This is the longest game in the majors since July 2016, when Cleveland beat Toronto 2-1 in 19 innings. Happ in a matchup of 20-game winners from 2016. He struck out three and allowed three runs, one earned, over 5.2 innings pitched. Morales hit his first inning homer with Pearce at third and Smoak at first on a 1-0 pitch, to deep right field.

by | September 06, 2017 | 13:55

Another question will be the health of Rob Gronkowski . Dorsett, a former first-round draft pick, was just acquired from the Indianapolis Colts in exchange for quarterback Jacoby Brissett , who had the game of his professional life in the preseason finale.

by | September 06, 2017 | 13:51

The Oklahoma Sooners are looking for revenge after getting their butt kicked last season at home by the Buckeyes . "Regardless of how that game turned out, this is one of those games both teams are excited to play". "I don't know that you can define that, but we expect him to be very productive, a matchup we can really exploit", Riley said. Weber sat out the opener with a hamstring issue.

by | September 06, 2017 | 13:47

Open on Tuesday. "This is incredible, at this stage and playing on one of the most famous courts in the world, it feels absolutely fantastic", said Anderson, who became the first South African player to reach the last four of the US Open since tennis turned professional in 1968.

by | September 06, 2017 | 13:35

This cheating had been going on for several weeks, the sources say. He did admit, however, that there are two investigations still ongoing and that it will all be sorted out eventually. Tuesday, Yankees manager Joe Girardi denied that allegation, telling reporters that there's "no chance". "We're not doing it". While sign-stealing - mostly by base runners on second base, who have a mostly unfettered view of the catcher - has been an accepted part of baseball gamesmanship for decades, ...

by | September 06, 2017 | 13:30

In 2016, Kerley appeared in all 16 games (13 starts) for San Francisco and led the team with a career-high 64 receptions for 667 yards and three touchdowns. "The 5'9", 188-pounder has amassed a total of 246 career catches for 2,892 yards and 12 touchdowns. He had signed a three-year extension with the 49ers, but they ultimately cut him over the weekend.

by | September 06, 2017 | 13:21

It looks highly unlikely that Sanchez will pen a new deal with Arsenal , and it is thought a move to City , where he could link up with Pep Guardiola again, will happen at some point in the future. Sanchez wrote: "When the world reminds you of your defeats, remind them of your unforgettable victories". "And what's worse is that no one ever realises how this makes you feel".

by | September 06, 2017 | 13:14

Understandably, the Longhorns are no longer ranked, and they're barely registering a blip on the ballot radar, garnering just three votes in the Amway Coaches Poll and none from Associated Press voters. As in the coaches' poll, UF and FSU (10th in the media poll) are the only ranked teams with a loss. College football's extended Week 1 means the Week 2 AP Top 25 poll came out on Tuesday afternoon ( as did the Coaches' Poll ).

by | September 06, 2017 | 13:14

But this time previous year, she was at home in Tallinn wondering if she would or even wanted to play tennis again despite having made five Grand Slam quarter-finals. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. It is the fourth time that Kohlschreiber, ranked 37 in the world, has reached the fourth round stage at Flushing Meadows since 2012.

by | September 06, 2017 | 13:14

Assisted by Alexander López with a through ball. In the end, any soccer game comes down to a few key plays, mere seconds you want to scrub from your memory or cherish forever - but this one, more than most. That opened the door for an MLS-heavy squad to try and win in Honduras . It's not an ideal result, but it's a point. A win for Costa Rica would mean they are through to Russian Federation 2018 and would ensure a second consecutive involvement in the world finals.

by | September 06, 2017 | 13:05

Rafa Nadal swept past Aleksandr Dolgopolov in three sets 6-2, 6-4, 6-1 on Monday, as the Spaniard's fine 2017 form continued. Top seed Rafael Nadal from Spain and Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer stormed into the fourth round of the US Open with convincing victories.

by | September 06, 2017 | 13:02

Anderson, who insisted any talk of himself assuming the role was tongue in cheek, said: "It is [an appointment] for the next generation - me and Stuart Broad could probably finish off our careers without a bowling coach in the side". "But I'd like to think that certainly in county cricket the majority, then their ambition is to play Test cricket". England will host Pakistan for a two-match Test series in 2018, the England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed on Tuesday.