• Cook, Root steady England in day-night test against West Indies
Cook, Root steady England in day-night test against West Indies

Joe Root entered Test cricket's fearless new world with a familiar onslaught of old-school run-harvesting, as he and his senior statesman, Alastair Cook , made light of another flimsy top-order showing from their new boys to rack up an imposing 176-run stand that has already spanned the best part of three-and-a-half hours.

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  • Supreme Court directs NIA to probe love jihad case in Kerala
Supreme Court directs NIA to probe love jihad case in Kerala

Ravindran, a retired judge of the apex court , said a bench a bench of Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud. Live Law reports that the apex court chose to order an NIA probe after Additional Solicitor General Maninder Singh pointed out that Hadiya's was not an isolated case.

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  • Tampa pro teams donating money to remove local Confederate monument
Tampa pro teams donating money to remove local Confederate monument

The Lightning, Rays and Buccaneers released a joint statement Thursday on Twitter announcing that they will contribute funds to help remove a Confederate statue from in front of a Tampa Bay courthouse. White nationalists marched there, in part, to protest the impending removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee, the key Confederate military figure in...

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  • Sean Payton explains Saints' decision to fire orthopedists
Sean Payton explains Saints' decision to fire orthopedists

Breaux will have to undergo surgery and if not for the misdiagnosis he could have done so already. After missing an NBA-most 351 games to injury in 2015-16, the Pelicans brought on Suri to lead the team's medical staff. "For almost 10 years, Ochsner Health System has had a long-standing relationship with the New Orleans Saints organization". The ...

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  • Milwaukee Bucks Rumors: Bucks have shown interest in Kyrie Irving
Milwaukee Bucks Rumors: Bucks have shown interest in Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving wants out of Cleveland and has made it known that he wants to end up in NY. Knicks power forward/center Kristaps Porzingis . This is the logic that the Raptors' general manager Bobby Webster used when he explained to TSN why he offered the Cavaliers a deal for their star point guard.

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  • Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton gets beer shower after mashing 43rd homer
Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton gets beer shower after mashing 43rd homer

It was the 250th homer of Stanton's career. No. 40 was all exit velo, and then some. The record comes just hours after Stanton won the National League Player of the Week. Dee Gordon is 9-for-20 with five runs scored against San Francisco this season. D'Arnaud hustled to third to complete a short toss and an 8-2-5 double play.

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  • Diego Costa's Chelsea saga and five other infamous player standoffs
Diego Costa's Chelsea saga and five other infamous player standoffs

Chelsea striker Diego Costa reveals he has been in touch with Jose Mourinho . We reported earlier on Monday that Costa has been fined two weeks' wages by Chelsea for failing to return to pre-season training with the club. "They want me training with the reserves". Wright did concede that if this was how Conte did deal with the situation...

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  • Arsenal risk losing Sanchez for free, Wenger says
Arsenal risk losing Sanchez for free, Wenger says

The Gunners' next outing will see them travel to Stoke on Saturday, with Wenger facing a selection poser regarding whether or not to draft Sanchez into his plans for the trip to the bet365 Stadium - a notoriously tricky hunting ground for his side.

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  • Jordan Montgomery limits Red Sox
Jordan Montgomery limits Red Sox

So, I mean I think that can be a misleading number. Chris Sale struck out 12 in his latest dominant performance, but Boston trailed 2-1 before the 20-year-old Devers connected on a 103 miles per hour fastball and became the second left-handed hitter to homer off Chapman in his eight-year career.

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  • Zidane: Real Madrid Will Appeal Ronaldo's Red Card Vs Barcelona
Zidane: Real Madrid Will Appeal Ronaldo's Red Card Vs Barcelona

Luis Suarez was adjudged to have been brought down in the penalty area, though, replays showed the striker made a meal of going for the ball with Madrid keeper, Keylor Navas . "We played a great game but I am annoyed by Cristiano's sending-off", said Real coach Zinedine Zidane . The final decision will be taken by the federation and Real Ma...

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  • Tottenham win first game of the season against Newcastle
Tottenham win first game of the season against Newcastle

He told Sky Sports: "It's one of those things but he's a great player and I'm sure he's going to be disappointed. We kept the ball moving, which was hard at times, but I don't want to talk about it too much". Dele Alli bagged the opener, on the stretch, the midfielder put the ball into the back of the net with an hour played. The England worldwi...

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  • Conor McGregor plans to rule fight game with 'iron fist'
Conor McGregor plans to rule fight game with 'iron fist'

He also said McGregor booked a 12-round session one day after Malignaggi flew across the country, in order to catch him while he was jet-lagged. UFC Lightweight Champion Conor McGregor has been training hard for his upcoming boxing match against Floyd Mayweather Jr., and there's footage to prove it.

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  • London 2017: Farah finishes with 5000m silver
London 2017: Farah finishes with 5000m silver

Ethiopia's Muktar Edris , right, celebrates winning the 5 000m gold medal as Britain's Mo Farah , third right, takes the silver. 2005 marathon world champion Paul Radcliffe: " Mo Farah just doesn't have the pace in his legs anymore to be able to live with challengers like that but this isn't the end of Mo Farah in athletics".

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  • Tottenham boss Pochettino responds to Rose's entitled comments
Tottenham boss Pochettino responds to Rose's entitled comments

However it will be his decision whether to sell Rose if a suitable offer is made. In short, Spurs fans are bracing themselves for another transfer window that could go all the way to deadline day, and are fearful of another Moussa Sissoko-esque panic buy.

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  • London braced for Usain Bolt's farewell
London braced for Usain Bolt's farewell

On Saturday, August 12, Bolt is slated to run in his last race overall, representing Jamaica in the 4x100m relay finals . And Bolt relished the adulation at the 60,000-capacity Olympic Stadium. Few things can compare to the phenomenon of watching Bolt make futile the efforts of the other runners. The Germans, fourth at last year's Olympics, go...

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  • Arsenal's new €53 million man enjoys dream start to Premier League life
Arsenal's new €53 million man enjoys dream start to Premier League life

Nigeria midfielder Wilfred Ndidi started for Leicester City as Arsenal came back from 2-1 down to beat the Foxes 4-3 in a seven-goal thriller in the opening game of the English Premier League on Friday night, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.

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  • Ditka: 'Clear cut' Trubisky should be Bears starter
Ditka: 'Clear cut' Trubisky should be Bears starter

Glennon had a rough time in his first appearance for Chicago . So let's start with Glennon. The Bears gave up a king's ransom for a relatively small payoff - there was no guarantee Trubisky was going to be taken by another team - and while Trubisky clearly had talent, he wasn't considered a can't-miss quarterback prospect.

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  • Newcastle paying the price for missing out on targets - Benitez
Newcastle paying the price for missing out on targets - Benitez

But Benitez feels his side haven't improved enough on past year, with just four days until their Premier League opener at home to Tottenham Hotspur . "We have to be sure the player is good enough for what we are looking for". Having impressed for Sunderland, the combative engine room operator controversially crossed the Tyne-Wear divide back i...

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  • Jaguars may not let Branden Albert return after retirement, report says
Jaguars may not let Branden Albert return after retirement, report says

Jaguars reporter Mike DiRocco reports the team is "unlikely" to allow LT Branden Albert to return to the organization. Albert had two years remaining on the five-year contract he signed with Miami in 2014. In mid-June Albert did not take part in a mandatory minicamp of three days held by the team, but reported with the other veterans for Ja...

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  • Monaco Join Premier League Giants In The Race To Sign Sergi Roberto
Monaco Join Premier League Giants In The Race To Sign Sergi Roberto

Managers are now pressing ahead with their plans for the summer transfer window so we'll bring you all the latest news and gossip from around the globe. But with the French champions unwilling to sell any more of their stars, Mundo Deportivo are reporting that they have switched targets and approached Barca instead.

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  • Custom officials seize 700 phones from Islamabad Airport
Custom officials seize 700 phones from Islamabad Airport

Citizens continue to face problems as the internet services continue remain affected for the second day, Samaa reported. During the temporary fault that occurred early on Saturday near Jeddah Saudi Arabia, PTCL had taken necessary measures by arranging additional bandwidth through its other cable systems and global cable business partners to mi...

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  • Wenger suggests Man United do not deserve Champions League football
Wenger suggests Man United do not deserve Champions League football

You take one of us, we'll take one of those you thought wasn't good enough but actually is quite good - or so, goes the Chelsea philosophy towards Manchester United's decision to prise Nemanja Matic away. "Not an issue. I think it's an ideal situation". "When you're a football player, you perform until the last day of your contract". Sun...

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  • Moeen Ali increases England lead over South Africa to 360 runs
Moeen Ali increases England lead over South Africa to 360 runs

Although nothing official will be announced until the end of the Manchester Test, England's assistant coach Paul Farbrace appeared to inadvertently confirm Gibson's move after the first day's play at Old Trafford. Tom Westley went in similar fashion, edging to substitute fielder Aiden Markram, who held on at a gully to leave England on 30-2....

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  • Manchester United complete signing of Matic
Manchester United complete signing of Matic

You're going to be looking for that as a club. As he sprayed cross-field passes with pin-point accuracy, Paul Pogba had an eye-catching game, roaming on the left side of midfield and generally making a nuisance of himself for the opposition.

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  • Big-spending Everton edge through as Dominic Calvert-Lewin fires in victor
Big-spending Everton edge through as Dominic Calvert-Lewin fires in victor

Ramirez blazed another attempt over the bar to end a lacklustre first-half as Everton carried their lone-goal aggregate lead into the break. Everton will learn their opponents for the Europa League play-off on Friday, with Koeman admitting the club will throw everything at chasing a place in the competition's group stages .

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  • Bolt raring for final show
Bolt raring for final show

The fastest man this year is Christian Coleman . De Grasse's absence from the 100m unquestionably boosts Bolt's chances of adding an eighth individual world championships gold to his incredible tally in his final solo race on Saturday.

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  • Cavs want young asset, veteran starter and draft picks for Kyrie Irving
Cavs want young asset, veteran starter and draft picks for Kyrie Irving

According to the same report, as many as 20 teams have inquired about Irving's availability. Cleveland can simply ignore Irving's request, hope for a reconciliation and win the East for as long as LeBron stays healthy and under contract.

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  • Jose Mourinho rules out potential move to Galatasaray for Marouane Fellaini
Jose Mourinho rules out potential move to Galatasaray for Marouane Fellaini

Manchester United head into their final preseason game of the summer on the back of yet another victory - and perhaps another new signing - after a comfortable 3-0 win over Norwegian side Valerenga . "It was Schweinsteiger. It's a free jersey, we have a few free and 31 is one of them", he said. United deserved the advantage as they were clear...

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  • LaVar Ball responds to Shaq's diss track
LaVar Ball responds to Shaq's diss track

The game was called early, with Team BBC defeating Big Baller Brand 53-43, according to ESPN . "She needs to stay in her lane because she ain't ready for this", he added. "I got me and Melo. If you're going to be qualified, you better be in shape and you better know the game", he added. "She's trying to make a name for herself, so she's walking ...

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  • Giants owner admires Odell Beckham's top-paid aim
Giants owner admires Odell Beckham's top-paid aim

Beckham, who signed an endorsement deal with Nike this offseason, is set to make $1.8 million this upcoming season, the fourth year under his rookie contract. "And we're going to pay him". Quarterbacks dominate the list of top-paid players in the league and the exceptions are usually tasked with sacking those well-paid signal callers.

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  • Sri Lanka facing huge deficit
Sri Lanka facing huge deficit

Yadav gave his side an early breakthrough after the Indian lower-order batsmen scored at a quick pace despite losing wickets at regular intervals. The decision was subsequently overturned after replays suggested the ball would have sailed over the stumps.

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  • Baltimore Ravens Sign Former Arena League QB David Olson, Not Colin Kaepernick
Baltimore Ravens Sign Former Arena League QB David Olson, Not Colin Kaepernick

Probably - but the Ravens and GM Ozzie Newsome chose to go another route, signing QB David Olson to a contract. Coach John Harbaugh talked to reporters Thursday after day one of training camp and said that while Flacco's back soreness may not be serious, it is serious enough to keep him out of practice for at least a week.

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  • Martellus Bennett spent the night in the Lambeau Field locker room
Martellus Bennett spent the night in the Lambeau Field locker room

Hours before heading to Green Bay, Bennett had another post to Instagram saying how hard it is to leave his daughter behind every year when arriving at training camp. via Rob Demovsky of ESPN . "Sleeping on the floor actually doesn't bother me, I actually like to sleep on the floor from time to time. So I couldn't get too comfortable to get too mu...

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  • Post Cup hype, BCCI yet to decide on women team's next fixture
Post Cup hype, BCCI yet to decide on women team's next fixture

However, post the World Cup triumph , Gerald Corbett, the club's chairman, told that "Lord's is changing". "When you are speaking about IPL, that means it's not about exposure but also quality matches palatable for crowd", a BCCI official, who has worked with women's cricket , said today.

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  • Draymond Green to face civil lawsuit from incident in MI last summer
Draymond Green to face civil lawsuit from incident in MI last summer

Bloom's press statement asserted that she was "proud to represent the accusers as they demand accountability and an apology from Mr". Our sister network ESPN reports green is "confident" this will be resolved soon. It had been preceded by a bar encounter two nights earlier allegedly between Green, two of Green's friends, Edmondson and his girlfri...

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