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by | October 05, 2017 | 19:03

Australia played well in patches, but couldn't capitalise on the opportunities they got during different stages of the series. India had won seven continuous Test series and the series win over Australia in ODI was India's six consecutive ODI series win.

by | October 05, 2017 | 19:04

In four-day cricket or first-class cricket, it does feel easier because there are only four days", du Plessis was quoted as saying after the end of the first Test against Bangladesh . Sri Lanka players have also made significant gains with captain Dinesh Chandimal gaining 13 slots to reach 20th position after scores of 155 not out and seven, opener Dimuth Karunaratne moving up five places to 26th place and Niroshan Dickwella moving up 20 places to take a career-best 41st position.

by | October 05, 2017 | 18:29

Star striker Al Somah again came to Syria's rescue, this time scoring an 85th-minute penalty to cancel out Robbie Kruse's first half goal to ensure that everything is still to play for in Tuesday's second leg in Sydney. Mathew Leckie and Kruse had been linking up increasingly well on the Socceroos' right and that was the combination that delivered the opening goal, with Leckie latching on to Milos Degenek's perfectly-weighted pass to find space behind the back line before firing low towards ...

by | October 05, 2017 | 17:59

Brazilian police on Thursday arrested the chairman of the Brazilian Olympic Committee as part of a probe into alleged buying of votes to secure Rio's hosting of the 2016 Games. International Olympic Committee said that it is considering provisional measures following the arrest of Nuzman. "I have no idea, I will [find out] what is going on and what the fundamentals of this measure are", Nuzman's lawyer said.

by | October 05, 2017 | 17:50

Having said all that, Nadal is a different kind of beast and Isner will know that. 'But if you add that he is playing very well now from the baseline, he is one of the toughest opponents you can meet'. I have to play my best to have my chances. The 31-year-old, who grew up and lives on the Balearic island of Mallorca but is also a Catalan speaker, said he had watched events of the weekend unfold "with concern and sadness".

by | October 05, 2017 | 17:40

A group of Wichitans rallied against gun violence in Old Town Wednesday evening following shootings in Las Vegas and Lawrence. "We can't even bring bills to a vote", Nolan said . "We can not be defined by the evil that threatens us or the violence that incites such terror", he added. We know that your sorrow feels endless. "This is our time to commemorate the victims of Las Vegas ".

by | October 05, 2017 | 17:32

Andersen was tremendous when he needed to be and stopped 35 of 37 Jets shots, Marleau made a terrific first impression in a Buds uniform, and the Leafs' potent offence delivered more than enough goals to win the game. Mark Scheifle spoiled Andersen's shutout bid in the third period and Matthieu Perrault also scored. The fact that it was the first game, it's not obviously the way you want to start, especially at home.

by | October 05, 2017 | 16:58

Francona is taking a gamble in the opener and starting Trevor Bauer , a 17-game victor during the regular season, in Game 1 instead of Kluber, who will start Game 2 . Young right-hander Luis Severino - the team's ace for all intents and purposes - only lasted five innings that day. Seems like a no-brainer decision, right? Every game will be tougher because everyone will give you their best.

by | October 05, 2017 | 16:52

That's just fine with Anthony Rizzo and company. "It's time to get to work", Indians pitcher Josh Tomlin said. "In my opinion, we are the favorites to win it all again", Rizzo said. You wouldn't have expected that based on how the Cubs played in the first half, fighting through that World Series hangover and struggling to keep pace with the upstart Brewers.

by | October 05, 2017 | 16:33

In two starts, Gray pitched well in the series, going 0-1 with a 2.08 ERA and a 1.23 WHIP in 13 innings pitched. The 27-year-old pitcher lost his Yankees' debut in a matchup with the Indians . Meanwhile, the Indians are 4-0 in their last four divisional playoff games and 7-1 in their last eight games following an off day. In the bottom of the seventh the Yankees tacked on an insurance run following a bases loaded walk to Aaron Hicks , giving the Yankees and 8-4 lead.

by | October 05, 2017 | 16:25

Bale suffered the injury during Real's Champions League victory over Borussia Dortmund last month. The Football Association of Wales confirmed it sent Bale for scans after a consultation with Madrid, which showed his injury is taking longer to heal than was hoped.

by | October 05, 2017 | 16:23

Alli was caught on camera during England's 2-1 victory over Slovakia in September as he raised his middle finger in an apparent show of disrespect to the referee. I think it is probably a fair outcome. Of course, odds of [1.36], regardless of us viewing them as generous, isn't the type of price that some like to have a single wager on, so instead my advice would be to back England/England at [2.1] in the Half Time/Full Time market.

by | October 05, 2017 | 15:57

Hamilton was named the the Big Ten Co-Offensive Player of the Week, while Barkley earned the Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week. Hamilton had arguably the best day of his career on Saturday as he caught three touchdown passes, and had nine receptions for 122 yards.

by | October 05, 2017 | 15:57

Hamilton and Barkley will look to make big impacts again in Week 6 when Penn State travels for a tough matchup at Northwestern. Even though watching a game with a critical eye is important, sometimes it's important to revel in the little things of a game, so here are five complete overreactions to Penn State's Week 5 victory over Indiana .

by | October 05, 2017 | 15:59

The return was the first for touchdown by a Penn Stater since Chaz Powell had a 95-yard return against Indiana State in 2011. Even though watching a game with a critical eye is important, sometimes it's important to revel in the little things of a game, so here are five complete overreactions to Penn State's Week 5 victory over Indiana.

by | October 05, 2017 | 15:57

The fourth-ranked Nittany Lions visit Northwestern Saturday at noon on ABC. "Ron Dayne (of Wisconsin), Eddie George (of Ohio State), Tim Biakabutuka (of Michigan ). Hamilton was voted the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week, while Barkley earned Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week honors. This is Barkley's third weekly honor of the season after he was named Offensive player of the week in Week 1 and Week 4.

by | October 05, 2017 | 15:58

Penn State wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton and running back/kick returner Saquon Barkley have earned Big Ten weekly accolades after stellar performances Saturday against Indiana. He also set the school record for career catches. Barkley is the first Big Ten player and the sixth FBS player since 1996 to have a touchdown return and passing touchdown in the same game.

by | October 05, 2017 | 15:40

Center Tristan Thompson , who started 78 games for the Cavs last season, will now come off the bench, according to multiple reports. Then, over the summer, Shumpert's name was mentioned in several trade rumors, which only served to add to his confusion.

by | October 05, 2017 | 15:35

James' injury is not believed to be serious, and the Cavs will make sure he's full healed before he plays. "We haven't played together still in like four years", Wade said. "I can't speak to laws or changes", he said. The Hawks (1-1) got 18 points from point guard Dennis Schroeder, 15 points and eight rebounds from small forward Taurean Prince and 13 points from center Dewayne Dedmon.

by | October 05, 2017 | 15:37

The Cavs are making Love their starting center this season and he began the game with 3-pointers for Cleveland's first two baskets. "That's without LeBron and (point guard) Isaiah (Thomas ) on the floor", Lue said. After acquiring superstar Kevin Durant, the Warriors went on to dethrone the Cavs in the Finals past year. Crowder, acquired this summer in the Kyrie Irving trade, is a strong defender.

by | October 05, 2017 | 15:33

James' injury is not believed to be serious, and the Cavs will make sure he's full healed before he plays. "We're more versatile offensively and defensively", Lue said. Earlier in the week, Shumpert shared that he and Lue had an air-it-out meeting prior to the Cavs' minicamp in Santa Barbara, California, last month to discuss his place on the team after he was included in trade talks over the summer.

by | October 05, 2017 | 15:36

James' injury is not believed to be serious, and the Cavs will make sure he's full healed before he plays. "We're more versatile offensively and defensively", Lue said. Earlier in the week, Shumpert shared that he and Lue had an air-it-out meeting prior to the Cavs' minicamp in Santa Barbara, California, last month to discuss his place on the team after he was included in trade talks over the summer.

by | October 05, 2017 | 14:45

The Lisbon side have been living a nightmare this season, and besides poor league form, their European results haven't been any better, as they lost 2-1 to CSKA and 5-0 to Basel. Since that Super Cup defeat to Real Madrid , United have won nine of their 10 matches in all competitions. "Jose, with United, always will be tough because now you see United is a Jose Mourinho team", the Spaniard told Sky Sports .

by | October 05, 2017 | 14:33

World champion Germany , which needs just a draw in Northern Ireland on Thursday, leads a handful of other sides who can wrap up qualification this week. Montenegro host Denmark on Thursday evening in a game which should decide who finishes second in Group E. Scotland , meanwhile, will steal second place in Group F if they beat both Slovakia and Slovenia back-to-back.

by | October 05, 2017 | 14:31

Hodgson added: "It is up to Gareth to decide if Kane gets the extra responsibility because being captain of England is a large burden in terms of pass media and public relations duties". Kane says that is why he is quicker, stronger and leaner than ever now, better at holding off defenders, and even why he recovered quicker than expected from his ankle ligament injury sustained back in March.

by | October 05, 2017 | 09:44

The margin of victory doesn't tell the story of how tight the game got late. The previous 12 meetings between these two teams, starting with Game 1 of last year's finals, had a cumulative score of 908-908. It gave the Los Angeles Sparks the lead in the series-deciding Game 5. "We came in at the beginning of the season and were like look, we lost off rebounds so that was at the top of mindset going into Game 5".

by | October 05, 2017 | 09:24

Italian Ancelotti took over last season but was sacked last week after the German champions slipped to second place in the league after twice squandering a two-goal lead in consecutive games. The German global was also full of praise for Coach Zinedine Zidane, despite the hard start that the Madrid side has endured this season. Hoffenheim manager Julian Nagelsmann had been tipped to succeed Ancelotti, but may yet land the job next season if Heynckes is given a one-year deal.

by | October 05, 2017 | 06:38

The series will start in Houston due to the Astros' scalding record this season, almost going wire-to-wire and never trailing in the division after April 14. Xander Bogaerts of the Boston Red Sox steals second base in the bottom of the ninth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park on September 5, 2017.

by | October 05, 2017 | 06:29

Ferguson and Lee are fighting for the interim belt due to champion Conor McGregor not having fought since he captured the title from Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 last November. Confident he will defeat Ferguson, Lee closed by saying he would only fight McGregor on his own terms and timetable. Because of that, Saturday's Ferguson-Lee fight could end up being anything from a de facto No.

by | October 05, 2017 | 06:32

The midfielder has been one of United's stand out players of the new season, settling in immediately into Jose Mourinho's side after a summer switch from Chelsea . "As you know, we win nearly every game, we only draw at Stoke - in the Premier League it is very hard to do this", he added. Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic has admitted Paul Pogba 's hamstring injury will keep him out long-term .

by | October 05, 2017 | 05:50

Certainly, accomplished regular-season players in the past have stalled in the playoffs, and for NY fans, Judge's at-bats will be very assuring. The Yankees lineup from one-nine can pose a risky threat in any given game on any given night.

by | October 05, 2017 | 04:06

That was really the only way we could do it. Cleveland has the Junior Circuit's best pitcher in Corey Kluber , but he won't pitch until Game 2 of this series. So why rid yourself of that option completely? Meanwhile, the Indians are 4-0 in their last four divisional playoff games and 7-1 in their last eight games following an off day.

by | October 05, 2017 | 02:27

Rodrigue revealed in a separate post that she confronted Newton after the press conference and only faced more scrutiny, though she neglected to divulge any more information. Newton's remarks were quickly condemned for being sexist and dismissive of female sports reporters. "I chose not to share, because I have an actual job to do today and one he will not keep me from", she said in a second tweet.

by | October 04, 2017 | 23:54

Under global Rugby League eligibility rules, players who qualify for more than one country can choose to represent a tier-two nation if they do not play for one of the three tier-one nations. Kieran Foran and Tohu Harris are known absentees too, leaving Kidwell with a seriously weakened squad ahead of the sport's biggest worldwide event.

by | October 04, 2017 | 23:42

First up, Microsoft announced that it acquired AltspaceVR . The headset comes with OLED displays at 1400×1600 resolution per eye, integrated headphones and even a mic all in one device. The Samsung HMD Odyssey will be available later this year in the US, China, Korea, Brazil and Hong Kong, with pre-orders beginning in the US only on October 3rd.