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Spinning track alone won't win Australia Test, says Tamim

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Allrounder Glenn Maxwell revealed Australia's intense training regime coupled with the sapping Bangladeshi heat saw him fall ill with heatstroke less than a week out from the first Test in Dhaka . The second Test will be held in Chittagong from September 4-8. With their only warm-up match being called off due to a flooded field at Fatullah, Australia cricket team remained uncertain over what kind of pitch the hosts would prepare for the series opener. Read More »

Former Manchester United striker joins Indian club Kerala Blasters

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Earlier this month, former Republic of Ireland captain Robbie Keane joined reigning ISL champions ATK , who will be coached next season by former England striker Teddy Sheringham . First joining Spurs from German side Bayer Leverkusen for £14m, the Bulgarian went on to score 46 goals in 102 appearances in North London. Berbatov has enjoyed a decorated career, winning three Premier League titles, three League Cup winners medals and even the golden boot for his standout season during the ... Read More »

Defender Walker-Peters extends contract with Tottenham

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Walker-Peters has been rewarded for breaking into the first team squad at Spurs by an improved new deal - his third in the space of 18 months. Walker-Peters received the backing of Dele Alli after his man-of-the-match performance against Newcastle, with the England midfielder insisting manager Pochettino would give his team-mate first-team opportunities this season. Read More »

Braun Strowman attacks Brock Lesnar on WWE RAW

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This was a weapons-heavy match featuring kendo sticks, steel chairs, and even a shopping cart. Brooklyn Street Fight: Enzo Amore def. The injury looked legitimate. Drew Gulak, Tony Nese, Noam Dar, & Ariya Daivari by Cedric Alexander pinning Tony Nese following the Lumbar Check. Interview w/NevilleWhile Neville is bragging to Charly Caruso about reclaiming the Cruiserweight Championship from Akira Tozawa , Tozawa and Titus O'Neil interrupt the King of the Cruiserweights with an ... Read More »

Sri Lanka coach Pothas seeks free hand to lead revival

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As a team all I can say is that we go out 100 percent to win the match. Pothas after the loss: "We were 139 for 1". Then we were 77 for 9. To lose nine wickets in 19 overs is in anyone's language unacceptable. Pothas is eager to see his charges making the right decisions even if they don't yield immediate results. The hosts need more responsibility and stability in their batting ranks, and could look to bring back Chandimal, if only to quieten down the heated atmosphere surrounding the ... Read More »

West Ham determined to replace Lanzini if he moves to Liverpool

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Yet Chelsea are exhausted of negotiating with Premier League rivals and feel the English clubs have inflated prices. "But I'm talking about silly things like (Jose) Fonte giving a penalty away grabbing someone around the neck in the box, five yards from the referee, you've got (Pablo) Zabaleta - the most experienced player on the pitch - going into someone's back, lazy last minute after working so hard (to get back into the game with 10 men)". Read More »

Clemson announces starting quarterback, set to face Auburn in Week 2

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If you were one of the few people who were able to watch Saturday's stadium scrimmage, you probably walked away feeling more at ease with the thought of Bryant as the man at the controls of Clemson's offense. Zerrick Cooper is the number-two quarterback, but Hunter Johnson is right there. He has also run 35 times for 178 yards and another three touchdowns. Read More »

Jose Keen - Man Utd Seriously Looking to Sign this Player

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However, Sky Sports claims that Jose Mourinho is keen to land the promising and versatile left back and shift Luke Shaw, 22, onto pastures new as he is unimpressed by the former Southampton defender's fitness levels and ability to play the tactics the Portuguese requires. Read More »

Jacksonville Jaguars Open Up Quarterback Competition Following Bortles Struggles

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I'm looking for the best person to lead this offense", Marrone said. "Just kind of wait to see what happens, I guess". No starter has been announced for that game yet. Jaguars brass thought their longstanding quarterback woes were solved when Bortles was drafted third overall in 2014. Following the team's 12-8 loss against the Buccaneers, Bortles left the locker room without speaking to the media. Read More »

Walker sorry for Manchester City red card

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Everton started with eight Englishmen in their side against City on Monday night, with England boss Southgate in attendance at the Etihad Stadium. We had chances again. Until a couple of months ago, Rooney used to run out in the Red of Manchester at the "Theatre of Dreams", and the blue half of the city , who on principle was bound to hate anything moving in red, would just hurl abuses at him. Read More »

Keane backs Everton teammate for England call-up

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The former England captain and the country's record goalscorer confirmed his decision on Wednesday. Appearances for England, the most by an outfield player and only six shy of goalkeeper Peter Shilton's all-time record. 'But I believe now is the time to bow out'. Not everyone agrees that he should return however, and former England striker and World Cup victor Sir Geoff Hurst thinks that the players time at worldwide level is over and that England need to move on. Read More »

Manchester United latest: Young tells Mourinho he's ready to return

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The Englishman was handed a chance to impress Mourinho back in April after the Portuguese publicly questioned his work rate but promptly suffered an early end to his season after picking up a hamstring injury against Swansea City. Mourinho's Manchester United side welcome Leicester City to Old Trafford on Saturday. The challenge is good for me and it will push me. 'He tells us all straight what he wants and how it's going to plan out for the games we have. Read More »

Afridi smashes his maiden T20 ton at 37

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All-rounder Afridi hammered seven sixes and 10 fours to power Hampshire to 249 for eight, their highest T20 score. Captain James Vince too made 55 from 36 deliveries. The move paid rich dividends as Afridi went "Boom Boom" all over again, smoking seven sixes as he destroyed the Derbyshire attack with some trademark shot-making. Read More »

Napoli, Sevilla, Celtic into UCL group stage

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Napoli booked their spot in the UEFA Champions League group stages , after defeating Nice 2-0 in the second leg. Olympiacos defeated Rijeka 1-0 thanks to Marko Marin , whose first-half goal wrapped up a 3-1 aggregate win. Olympiakos held Croatia's Rijeka 1-0 for a 3-1 aggregate victory. German global Marko Marin scored the only goal on the night. Mitja Viler's 15th-minute strike was enough to send Maribor through on away goals , with a 1-0 victory on the night over Hapoel Beer-Sheva ... Read More »

Chelsea line up former Dortmund boss to replace Conte

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The 43-year-old spent two years at Dortmund, departing the scene after the club won the German Cup final last season. Tuchel is now without a job, having left Dortmund just days after winning the DFB Pokal in May following a rift with the club's hierarchy, and has kept a low profile since. Read More »

Carl Frampton splits with promoter Barry McGuigan

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Dave "Boy" McAuley defended the IBF World flyweight title five times between 1989 and 1991, the 56-year-old has told the former IBF and WBA World Super-bantamweight, and WBA Super World featherweight holder that he can maximise his earnings over the next couple of years if he rejoins Hearn and Matchroom. Read More »

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain tells Wenger face-to-face he won't sign a new deal

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Oxlade-Chamberlain has given very little away about his future, but with the close of the transfer window now on the horizon, we can expect further updates soon. Premier League champions Chelsea have been linked with a move for the England worldwide and have already seen a £25m bid rejected by the Gunners though remain interested in securing his services. Read More »

England Women to play New Zealand in World Cup final

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England upped their game in the second half to end up winning the match 20-3. She broke four tackles in a weaving run to the posts. With 12 minutes to go and the score still 13-3, Julie Annery was initially awarded a try in the corner for France before the TMO ruled it out for a foot in touch following a phenomenal Megan Jones tackle. Read More »

'Welcome Di Maria'- Barcelona twitter account hacked

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The main account, however, wasn't spared from the hack. With the club desperately looking to sign a replacement for Neymar with Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembélé heavily linked, the hacker's first tweet grabbed everyone's attention before they pretty quickly admitted it was a hack. Read More »

Mayweather vs. McGregor Odds: Will the fight go the distance? 8/22/17

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I sleep people. I put people unconscious. McGregor does manage to get away from training long enough to visit Topshot and play what appears to be the most extreme version of laser tag on the planet. "But I still said that I still have a high IQ in that ring, and experience-wise, (this fight) leans towards me". The singer told TMZ that she was predicting a McGregor upset. Read More »

Le'Veon Bell says he will return to Steelers on September 1

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Bell tweeted a simple response: "9-1-17" with a wink emoji. It may not be when the Steelers want him to return, but Le'Veon Bell has finally let Steelers Nation know when he's heading home. Bell can only hope his training camp absence produces similar results. If the Steelers can't settle a long-term deal with Bell in the near future, there may be rumors that pop up about whether or not he should be traded, but I don't think that's going to happen. Read More »

Benitez dismisses claims he's fault for Newcastle negativity

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Newcastle are closing in on Napoli keeper Pepe Reina, with the keeper keen to be reunited with old boss Rafa Benitez , whom he worked with before at Liverpool and at the Serie A giants. It's not so easy to know how many of this five or six will go. Benitez must clear the decks before bringing anyone else in as he bids to offload the likes of Jack Colback, Grant Hanley, Manu Riviere, Massadio Haidara, Henri Saivet and Tim Krul. Read More »

Indians' Miller exits game due to injury

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Holt, however, still chose to throw to third and the ball tailed away from third baseman Rafael Devers, allowing Guyer to scamper home to score the winning run. "Looking back on it, it was probably the best thing that could have happened to us", said Francona. "All the pitchers, everyone did their part tonight". Read More »

ARU threatened with bankruptcy over Force axing

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Forrest said the decision to axe the Force lacked financial merit and hinted that the franchise could play elsewhere if unsuccessful in their Supreme Court appeal. The trio met with ARU chairman Cameron Clyne, deputy chairman Brett Robinson as well as director and former Wallabies captain John Eales. "Therefore, the WA State Government believes the decision by the Australian Rugby Union to remove Western Force from the competition is in breach of its commitments to the people of ... Read More »

Wenger expects players to leave Arsenal before transfer window closes

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Despite this, a handful more are expected to move on before next week's deadline. This left us with Nacho Monreal and Sead Kolasinac, both of which are natural left backs at centre-back. VAR can not come soon enough. "We just need an opportunity". Even after the substitutions later in the game, Arsenal had Bellerin, Oxlade-Chamberlain and others as well not playing in their natural positions. Read More »

Antonio Conte told me to 'run a lot' against Tottenham - David Luiz

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Alonso scored twice - a stunning free-kick and a late strike - to secure all three points for the Premier League champions. "It was important to show that [character] after a defeat". Courtois now wants to use the win as a starting point to mount a serious defence of their Premier League title. I had good spells, some not so good. Read More »

Coutinho ready to admit defeat in Barca move

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Their latest offer - worth up to £118m - would have seen the 25-year-old become the second most expensive player in history. Demirbay hopes a fevered atmosphere at Anfield can help to inspire Hoffenheim to a famous victory and a place in the Champions League proper for the first time in its history. Read More »

Jon Jones fails drug test, stripped of UFC title

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Cormier and his reps also did not immediately return calls requesting comment. After several years of incidents with the law and the USADA violation, Jones looked to have finally won the fans back after his impressive effort over Cormier. Read More »

Victoria Azarenka to miss US Open because of 'ongoing family situation'

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The formerly top-ranked Azarenka gave birth to her son, Leo, in December. Azarenka , who signalled last week she may miss the tournament rather than travel to NY without her son Leo, confirmed her withdrawal in a statement . The judge of Los Angeles responsible for dealing with the custody of Leo forbade the child to leave California as long as the file is not closed. Belarusian Victoria Azarenka pulls out of the US Open at Flushing Meadows due to an "ongoing family issues". Read More »

Chelsea eye mega move for Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy

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Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare has instructed his players to " give me a problem " during the EFL Cup clash with Championship outfit Sheffield United . Vardy would bring experience and a whole CV full of goals from the past few seasons and would act as a straight swap with former Chelsea mainstay Diego Costa. Read More »

National Basketball Association rookies voted Jayson Tatum and Lonzo Ball as most likely succeed

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Australian sensation Ben Simmons and former UCLA standout Lonzo Ball are the co-favourites to win the NBA Rookie of the Year award in the forthcoming season, according to Las Vegas odds makers. Smith spent one year at North Carolina State before being taken 9th overall by the Mavs. He broke the summer league record for most triple-doubles (2) and earned the Most Valuable Player Award. Read More »