• Selectors picked Dinesh Karthik over KL Rahul. Here is the unusual reason
Selectors picked Dinesh Karthik over KL Rahul. Here is the unusual reason

The decision comes as a surprise as Jadeja hammered a classy 150 against Jammu and Kashmir in a Ranji Trophy match prior to the decision. If we go by the reason he has given for his inclusion in the side, it clearly supports a batting role than of a wicketkeeper which is held strongly by the former Indian captain MS Dhoni and he looks absolutely fl...

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  • National Football League superstar Rodgers suffers horror injury blow
National Football League superstar Rodgers suffers horror injury blow

Rodgers and the Packers defeated Sherman's Seahawks in Week 1. Green Bay can either promote second-year player Joe Callahan from the practice squad or sign a street free agent to back up Hundley. After a rough start - he threw an interception his first pass of the game - he settled in and got a few things accomplished, albeit with significant ...

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  • Ezekiel Elliott eligible to play for time being
Ezekiel Elliott eligible to play for time being

Elliott played the first five games of the season while the case was in the courts. On Thursday, Elliott had his preliminary injunction thrown out and the 5th Circuit Court ordered the case to be dismissed. Fantasy Impact Until a petition for rehearing is filed and resolved, Elliott will remain eligible to play. Only six out of 200 petitioned c...

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  • How to Watch Patriots vs. Jets
How to Watch Patriots vs. Jets

McCown finished 31-for-47 for his first 300-yard passing game of the season. McCown ran out of magic, and his pass fell incomplete to end the game. "But we won. After entering Patriots territory, Josh McCown was intercepted by Malcolm Butler . New England went 63 yards in six plays to tie the game. Tom Brady was already the winningest quarterba...

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  • Mobile kills unlimited data usage when traveling to Canada and Mexico
Mobile kills unlimited data usage when traveling to Canada and Mexico

It's not shocking that T-Mobile would do this. We all know that "unlimited" really isn't unlimited though and when the T-Mobile One plan debuted it had a cap of 32GB of use per month before data prioritization. After you hit that 5GB data limit, you will be throttled to barely usable 128Kbps speeds, or 256Kbps for T-Mobile One Plus subscribers (thi...

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  • Should the Bears sign LB NaVorro Bowman?
Should the Bears sign LB NaVorro Bowman?

NaVorro Bowman can still play at a high level, and one lucky team is going to get him for the rest of the year. "We wish him and his family great success". In five games this season, the 6-foot, 242-pound linebacker has recorded 38 tackles and one tackle for a loss. Bowman made three-straight Pro Bowls with Fangio as his coach from 2011-2013 b...

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  • German soccer team Hertha Berlin takes a knee
German soccer team Hertha Berlin takes a knee

Players for German football club Hertha Berlin knelt and locked arms before their match against FC Schalke today. "Berlin is colorful", the Hertha stadium announcer said over the loudspeaker, according to ESPNFC . The action was meant to show solidarity with N.F.L. players who have been protesting police treatment of blacks and social injustic...

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  • Ronald Koeman says Everton should be judged mid-way through the season
Ronald Koeman says Everton should be judged mid-way through the season

Idrissa Gueye has made 161 tackles in the Premier League since the start of last season, more than any other player prior to the latest round of matches. This is a huge boost for The Albion as Propper and Stephens have forged quite the partnership in central midfield and over the last few games, Propper has been brilliant for Brighton .

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  • Titans Receiver: Would Quit Over Anthem Rule, Deletes Tweet
Titans Receiver: Would Quit Over Anthem Rule, Deletes Tweet

It was framed with Matthews' recent anthem protests in mind. Titans receiver Rishard Matthews threatened to quit if the NFL makes it mandatory to stand for the national anthem. 'I Will Forever Salute You, ' Matthews wrote in the caption. "Sometimes people, as you all know, tweet some ignorant things out at some moments and that was an ignor...

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  • Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott Suspension Reinstated After Court Makes Ruling
Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott Suspension Reinstated After Court Makes Ruling

A federal judge in Texas had issued an injunction that blocked the suspension last month. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell suspended Elliott in August after the league concluded - following a yearlong investigation - that he had several physical confrontations in the summer of 2016 with Tiffany Thompson, his girlfriend at the time.

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  • Mauricio Pochettino reacts to Pep Guardiola calling Tottenham 'the Harry Kane team'
Mauricio Pochettino reacts to Pep Guardiola calling Tottenham 'the Harry Kane team'

I spoke after the Chelsea game about how good United are and I gave a lot of credit to Tottenham because last season they finished better than us, and that means a lot'. We need to win trophies to say it's a massive period for us. Tottenham face Bournemouth this weekend in their return to Premier League action in the hope they can finally sec...

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  • Portugal, France book World Cup tickets, Netherlands eliminated
Portugal, France book World Cup tickets, Netherlands eliminated

As a result, the European champions leapfrogged Switzerland and went top of Group B. Their opponents tonight will now have to qualify via the playoffs. Belgium rounded off their qualification campaign in style with a 4-0 win over Cyprus . In the seventh minute after the break, they scored their second through Thorgan Hazard.

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  • Union Says NFL Owner's Threat on Flag Violates Labor Law
Union Says NFL Owner's Threat on Flag Violates Labor Law

In the meeting, Jones sought to ensure players also saw the bigger picture regarding the business side of the situation, including concerns over TV ratings and sponsors, the source said . In a players and coaches meeting Wednesday, the Cowboys decided the actions they took in Week 3 were appropriate. When the anthem was performed, they stood arm...

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  • USA drops out of Unesco over arrears, 'anti-Israel bias'
USA drops out of Unesco over arrears, 'anti-Israel bias'

UNESCO is best known for its work to preserve heritage, including maintaining a list of World Heritage sites , and programmes to promote education in developing countries. Haley says the U.S.'s view from 1984 when President Ronald Reagan also withdrew from UNESCO holds true today: "U.S. taxpayers should no longer be on the hook to pay for poli...

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  • Estate agent wrestles shark in Sydney pool rescue
Estate agent wrestles shark in Sydney pool rescue

A woman's courageous antics went viral after footage showed her picking up a shark , wrestling with and before and throwing it back into the sea. Instead of evacuating the Sydney ocean pool when she spotted a shark swimming in it, an Australian woman took matters into her own hands on Monday.

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  • Barcelona chief reveals club will chase Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho in January
Barcelona chief reveals club will chase Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho in January

Get the best sports content from the web and social in the new B/R app . Reports this week suggested Soler would step away from footballing duties at Camp Nou and, speaking at a news conference to announce Barcelona's latest financial results, Grau insisted a move for Brazil midfielder Coutinho was still on the agenda.

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  • Giants WR Brandon Marshall to undergo season-ending ankle surgery
Giants WR Brandon Marshall to undergo season-ending ankle surgery

Beckham, Shepard and Marshall have accounted for 47.4 percent of the receptions, 53.7 percent of the passing yardage and 50 percent of the passing touchdowns the Giants have accumulated this year. Beckham was the last of four Giants receivers to go down on Sunday. Assuming Shepard is unavailable this week, the Giants have only one healthy recei...

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  • Smoke means fire in Anaheim
Smoke means fire in Anaheim

The fire broke Monday before 11 a.m. and burned 25 acres. PHOTOS: Canyon 2 Fire destroys homes, prompts evacuations in Orange CountyFire officials said they had stopped the forward progression of the fire by noon and expected to lift some evacuation orders by the evening hours.

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  • Bellinger, Dodgers beat D'backs, 3-1, to return to NLCS
Bellinger, Dodgers beat D'backs, 3-1, to return to NLCS

You feel that energy again, that tunnel vision. In another corner of the clubhouse, Andre Ethier, the longest-tenured Dodger, stood against a wall and contemplated the Dodgers' recent history of coming up short in October, which by extension, is also his own history.

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  • International Olympic Committee suspends Rio 2016 chief Nuzman amid bribery probe
International Olympic Committee suspends Rio 2016 chief Nuzman amid bribery probe

Both men face allegations including corruption and money laundering. Nuzman was arrested in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday as part of a probe into allegations he helped buy votes from the International Olympic Committee to secure Rio's hosting of the 2016 Games.

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  • Dolphins score unusual defensive TD on Matt Cassel sack
Dolphins score unusual defensive TD on Matt Cassel sack

When the National Football League schedule was released earlier this year, some were looking forward to seeing Marcus Mariota's Tennessee Titans square off with Ryan Tannehill's Miami Dolphins . Tennessee is 16-38-3 ATS in their last 57 games overall and 8-20-1 ATS in their last 29 road games while the over is 4-1 in their last 5 road games.

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  • LSU bounces back, wins at No. 21 Florida
LSU bounces back, wins at No. 21 Florida

The Tigers opened up a 14-point lead early in the third on Etling's 2-yard touchdown pass to Tory Carter and looked like they might pull away. Perine, who has five touchdowns the past two weeks, ran it in from the 2. Gage had 52 yards on six carries. Florida threated the LSU redzone but had to settle for a 25-yard field goal. Pineiro's fi...

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  • New York Yankees get Cleveland Indians ace Corey Kluber in Game 2
New York Yankees get Cleveland Indians ace Corey Kluber in Game 2

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi is taking responsibility for not challenging a controversial hit-by-pitch call against Cleveland Indians pinch hitter Lonnie Chisenhall during Friday's American League Division Series Game 2. In six career postseason starts, all previous year, Kluber is 4-1 with a 1.83 ERA. Yankees manager Joe Gir...

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  • Nadal into 4th China Open semifinals
Nadal into 4th China Open semifinals

Nadal looked better in his second round victory over Karen Khachanov , winning by a 6-3, 6-3 scoreline while avenging a loss to American John Isner from last week's Laver Cup , taking out the big-serving Isner 6-4, 7-6 (0) in the quarterfinals.

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  • Lithuania v England preview: Gareth Southgate set to make changes
Lithuania v England preview: Gareth Southgate set to make changes

We know what we want to achieve as a team, so for me it's just about doing my job. I am my own motivator and I'll continue to push myself to the limits that I've got. He's used to playing in front of that back four at Man City where he's had one, two, three shots per game and has pulled off big saves at good times which is crucial.

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  • Woman reportedly received 20000 oxycodone pills in mail instead of yoga mat
Woman reportedly received 20000 oxycodone pills in mail instead of yoga mat

Saturday, in the northwest part of Rock Hill, the woman told police she was waiting for the yoga mat to be delivered, and was handed a package by the mailman, according to an incident report from the Rock Hill Police Department. "The dealers weren't as intelligent as they thought they were", Commander Brown added. But the address was misspelled o...

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  • Philip Rivers: Sunday's loss to Eagles 'not a home game'
Philip Rivers: Sunday's loss to Eagles 'not a home game'

The Chargers entered StubHub Center with just 48 points. Had they been able to win some of these games, the narrative would be different. "I think it's really big for us", Wentz said following Sunday's game at StubHub Center. A healthy secondary should help to minimize the big plays that the Philadelphia Eagles defense has allowed as of l...

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  • AL Wild Card: Joe Mauer, Twins seek payback
AL Wild Card: Joe Mauer, Twins seek payback

Santana, a 34-year-old right-hander who won 16 games this season, last faced the Yankees on September 18 at the Stadium and absorbed a 2-1 loss after giving up two runs and seven hits in 5 ²/₃ innings. NY went 51-30 at home, best in the AL, while the Twins were 44-37 on the road. "I think there was a stretch where he was matched up against (Bos...

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  • NBA To Change All-Star Game Format
NBA To Change All-Star Game Format

While this change might make it possible for fans to see their favorite players on the same team, it is unclear what it will do for the actual flow of the game itself. "We're looking forward to putting on an entertaining show in L.A.", Paul said. Coaches will select the reserves - two guards, three frontcourt players and two players from any positi...

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  • Sri Lanka conquers Pakistan fortress
Sri Lanka conquers Pakistan fortress

Ergo, the Islanders are now 1-0 up in the two-match Test series. A Test that was prefaced with a lament on both sides over the absence of heroes of the recent past was settled when a modern master took his 400th Test wicket , and bowled Sri Lanka to a stunning victory in the process.

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  • On sabbatical: Morata out for a month with hamstring injury
On sabbatical: Morata out for a month with hamstring injury

During his side's 1-0 loss at home to Manchester City at the weekend, Morata was forced off with a hamstring problem after just 35 minutes, with his presence in leading the line having been sorely missed by the Blues for the remainder of the clash.

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  • Lewis Hamilton on pole, Vettel last at Malaysian GP
Lewis Hamilton on pole, Vettel last at Malaysian GP

The biggest talking point from Singapore was undoubtedly the spectacular three-way crash between Vettel, team-mate Kimi Raikkonen and Red Bull's Max Verstappen . "Stroll's not looking where he's going". Last year, Hamilton was cruising to victory in Sepang when his engine cut out late on and he retired. Track crew lifting Haas driver Ro...

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  • Former Gamecock Melvin Ingram named AFC Defensive Player of the Month
Former Gamecock Melvin Ingram named AFC Defensive Player of the Month

Rivers tossed three interceptions in a lopsided loss to the Kansas City Chiefs , who have made an early case for being the best team in the NFL . Since that 42-27 loss to the Chiefs , quarterback Tom Brady has thrown for 825 yards and eight touchdowns, and the Patriots have scored 72 points in their past two games against the New Orleans Saint...

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  • Frustration for London-born Ajayi as #JayTrain runs out of steam
Frustration for London-born Ajayi as #JayTrain runs out of steam

Julius Thomas , Michael Thomas and Kenny Stills all knelt during the anthem before kickoff at Wembley Stadium in the United Kingdom capital on Sunday (NZT Monday) in the game between the New Orleans Saints and Miami. Respect our Flag and our Country! Many owners and coaches joined the demonstrations, which came after President Donald Trump sug...

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  • Katie Price slams England cricketer Ben Stokes for mocking her disabled son
Katie Price slams England cricketer Ben Stokes for mocking her disabled son

Stokes missed England's final 2 ODIs against West Indies following his arrest in Bristol following the pub brawl . Neither Hales, who returned voluntarily to Bristol on Tuesday to give further evidence to police about the incident, nor Stokes were selected for Wednesday's six-run win over West Indies in the fourth one-day global at The Oval that...

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