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After giving a green signal to Cameron Bancroft , Cricket Australia has given David Warner the go-ahead to play club cricket and will turn up for the Randwick Petersham in the Sydney Premier Cricket Season. Why it is only three or four rounds at this stage, I don't know. Whitney further said that "Everyone is excited to have him. He will be great in the changing rooms with younger players", Whitney said.
  • David Tepper named new owner of Carolina Panthers

    David Tepper named new owner of Carolina Panthers

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    While Tepper is sure to have a good understanding of the way his former team operated, as a minority owner, his knowledge of the day-to-day operations is likely to have been limited as the shares gave him no say in the way the team was run.
  • First Ever UFC Card in Russia Confirmed for September 15 in Moscow

    First Ever UFC Card in Russia Confirmed for September 15 in Moscow

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    As previously reported by Denis Geyko of RT Sport , the promotion will take over the Olympic Stadium in the Russian capital of Moscow on September 15. "Russia is a key part of UFC's global expansion strategy", said senior UFC official David Shaw. Given that this debut in Moscow will be a Fight Night card, Nurmagomedov will nearly certainly not be on the bill, but rather saved for pay-per-view card sometime thereafter.
  • Bevin says he's open to hearing sports betting law proposals

    Bevin says he's open to hearing sports betting law proposals

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    The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling Monday that takes the shackles off state-sanctioned sports betting has profound implications beyond legal recreational betting and increased state tax revenue. We discuss what the ruling means on all sides of the issue. The National Collegiate Athletic Association and the four major professional sports leagues - Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association (NBA), National Football League and National Hockey League - were on the losing end of the high ...
  • Tiger Woods to play Memorial ahead of US Open

    Tiger Woods to play Memorial ahead of US Open

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    The American officially added the tournament to his busy schedule as he looks to get in shape prior to the US Open. Following back-to-back tournaments at the Wells Fargo Championship and Players Championship, it was widely assumed Woods would make one more appearance before this year's U.S.
  • SC boy recovers from shark bite

    SC boy recovers from shark bite

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    Tonya Cox Turrell, Jei's mother, shared a series of updates on Facebook showing a bite mark and a scar left from his surgery. A 10-year-old boy is healing from a shark bite. However, they could not officially confirm the bite to be from a shark. Jei was rushed to a nearby airport and flown to Savannah Memorial Hospital, while his parents drove there to meet up with him.
  • Red Sox reliever Smith injures shoulder throwing glove

    Red Sox reliever Smith injures shoulder throwing glove

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    The 28-year-old Smith pitched just 9.1 total innings over 11 appearances combined in 2016 and 2017, after the Red Sox acquired him (and Roenis Elias) for Wade Miley in a trade. About 20 minutes later, Cora spoke about Smith's comments yesterday at his pregame media availability. "He should have mentioned it". Of course, if Smith really was that worn out, it reflects poorly on the team and their coaching staff for continuing to push him.
  • Michael Carrick to Join Jose Mourinho Coaching Staff During FA Cup

    Michael Carrick to Join Jose Mourinho Coaching Staff During FA Cup

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    Carrick was the only permanent signing that year for £18 million. "He has mentioned mentality a lot in the last few weeks and I am convinced it's because of those peaks and troughs coming so unexpectedly". Which players will end up at Manchester United remains to be seen. Even so, Mourinho is aware of that Carrick's expertise and recognition as a participant will present a helpful hyperlink with the dressing-room after 12 years at Outdated Trafford.
  • Nick Saban Dismisses UCF National Title Claim

    Nick Saban Dismisses UCF National Title Claim

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    UCF was the only undefeated FBS team in 2017. Later Wednesday afternoon, Smart appeared on The Paul Finebaum Show and revealed that some Alabama fans needled the Georgia coach with references to "second-and-26", which was the situation when Crimson Tide quarterback Tua Tagovailoa completed a game-winning 41-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver DeVonta Smith against the Bulldogs in the National Championship Game in January.
  • Mike Budenholzer to become Bucks next head coach

    Mike Budenholzer to become Bucks next head coach

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    Budenholzer parted ways with the Hawks after a 24-58 season, although he was already searching for other opportunities while meeting with the Phoenix Suns and New York Knicks about their openings. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the team has reached an agreement to hire former Atlanta Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer . The Hawks made it to the Eastern Conference Finals during that season, where they were dispatched in four games by the Cleveland Cavaliers.
  • Allan McGregor comments on Twitter after clinching Rangers move

    Allan McGregor comments on Twitter after clinching Rangers move

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    The 36-year-old knocked back Tigers boss Nigel Adkins' offer of a new deal and has now rejoined the Gers six years after quitting in the wake of the club's financial meltdown. He played for Dunfermline and St Johnstone on loan during his time at in Scotland but he then went on to play in over 200 Rangers games during his time at the club.
  • Arteta to meet with Arsenal over manager's job

    Arteta to meet with Arsenal over manager's job

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    The Gunners had initially planned to name a new manager before the World Cup, but the announcement could now come earlier than scheduled, with Arteta set to make his first strides into management. Regardless, Pires believes his former teammate remains the ideal candidate to step into Wenger's shoes. "I have seen the shortlist: Allegri, Carlo Ancelotti, Mikel Arteta - why not?" I think all of them could manage Arsenal .
  • Phil Jones: 'FA Cup triumph would boost Manchester United in Premier League'

    Phil Jones: 'FA Cup triumph would boost Manchester United in Premier League'

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    It could be argued that winning trophies, like the FA Cup this weekend, will help in doing this, but more fundamental change is needed at Old Trafford if their full potential is to be realised. Blues right-back Victor Moses has revealed that his red card against Arsenal in last season's FA Cup final was the worst moment in his career. "And it became even more important to me from 1977 when I was given the opportunity to commentate on my first Final".
  • Pirelli right to tweak tyres for Barcelona says Vettel

    Pirelli right to tweak tyres for Barcelona says Vettel

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    So don't write off the rest of the season! Hamilton's win on Sunday was the 21st time in 28 races the polesitter has won at the Circuit de Catalunya. Hamilton's strong run helped Mercedes re-establish order at the top of the field after seeing Ferrari dominate most of the early season. "So that's why I'm only partly celebrating".
  • Marshall Women's Swimming and Diving Earns Academic Recognition

    Marshall Women's Swimming and Diving Earns Academic Recognition

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    The Chippewas have earned a spot in the top 10 in each of the four seasons since the program's resurrection in fall, 2014. The APR includes eligibility, retention and graduation in the calculation, and provides a clear picture of the academic culture in each sport.
  • Preakness 2018 Draw and Odds: Justify Is Overwhelming Favorite

    Preakness 2018 Draw and Odds: Justify Is Overwhelming Favorite

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    BALTIMORE (AP) - Kentucky Derby victor Justify has arrived at Pimlico Race Course, full of energy in advance of Saturday's Preakness . Baffert joked that being such a heavy favorite puts more pressure on Justify, who held off a hard-charging Good Magic in the Derby.
  • Texas man, 25, poses as Harvey evacuee, stars for HS hoops team

    Texas man, 25, poses as Harvey evacuee, stars for HS hoops team

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    Sidney Bouvier Gilstrap-Portley claimed to be a Hurricane Harvey refugee when he enrolled as Rashun Richardson at Skyline High School. "He took that as an opportunity to gain access to our schools", Dallas Independent School District spokeswoman Robyn Harris told the outlet.
  • MSU settles with Nassar survivors for $500M

    MSU settles with Nassar survivors for $500M

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    However, USAG did not alert Michigan State about the allegations, and Nassar continued to see patients until two women went public with their allegations of abuse in September 2016. Any suggestion that the university engaged in a coverup is "simply false", a school statement said. Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette appointed a special prosecutor to investigate the university and find out who knew what, when and what they did about it.
  • Barcelona fantastic as they fell Sundowns

    Barcelona fantastic as they fell Sundowns

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    Between the goals, Sundowns' star attacker Percy Tau had two chances, but his chip was saved by Marc-Andre ter Stegen and he fired a close-range free-kick over. Though Messi, Gerrard Pique and Philippe Coutinho all started from the bench, an otherwise strong Barca XI encountered few hiccups, aside from a Sibusiso Vilakazi consolation strike in the 76th minute.
  • Alabama and Texas Schedule Home-and-Home Series Beginning in 2022

    Alabama and Texas Schedule Home-and-Home Series Beginning in 2022

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    Overall, Alabama and Texas have met nine times with the Longhorns holding a 7-1-1 lead. Texas and Alabama last played in the 2010 BCS national championship game, the Crimson Tide's only victory in the series. However, the two teams have only met three times on their respective home fields. All matchups since the 1947 Sugar Bowl have come in postseason appearances.
  • Bills to retire Thurman Thomas' number

    Bills to retire Thurman Thomas' number

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    A total of nine players have donned 34, including Cookie Gilchrist, but no one else since Thurman Thomas. "If you're at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, you're just at the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Thomas spent the first 12 seasons of his 13-year career in Buffalo after the franchise selected him in the second round of the 1988 National Football League draft.
  • Missing Commonwealth Games athletes show up in Sydney

    Missing Commonwealth Games athletes show up in Sydney

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    Reports say that some of the athletes may be able to remain in the country legally after receiving assistance from a refugees group. The athletes were on sporting visas, which were due to expire at midnight tonight. The Cameroon team's press attaché said: "They just left in the night ". All the Cameroon athletes, except for boxer Christian Ndzie Tsoye, had competed.
  • JR Smith 'known for' dirty plays, says Marcus Smart

    JR Smith 'known for' dirty plays, says Marcus Smart

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    This caused Marcus Smart to react and come to the defense of his teammate which started a bit of a scuffle. Doing that to someone can cause serious injury and would likely spark a fight on nearly any basketball court in the country. Keep letting the bully keep picking on you, and he's going to keep picking on you. "One of my guys was down and I took offence to it". After the game, which the Boston Celtics won to take a commanding 2-0 series lead, Smart didn't mince words when asked about ...
  • Husker hoops to play Seton Hall in Gavitt Games

    Husker hoops to play Seton Hall in Gavitt Games

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    The eight-game schedule is set for November 13-16. If this does end up being the case, that rematch in the 2018 Gavitt Games will be exciting for Villanova and MI since both teams will be looking to make early statements about being serious contenders.
  • Transfer window: When can Chelsea start signing players this summer?

    Transfer window: When can Chelsea start signing players this summer?

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    The new dates are to ensure that all transfers are completed before the start of the 2018/19 season. In fact, deals can be agreed before May 17 , however, the paperwork cannot be processed until the window has officially opened. The EFL transfer window is already open . The windows in those four leagues will close on August 31. It opened on Monday, May 7 for domestic transfers.
  • Stephen Piscotty Homers in First At-Bat Since Returning From Bereavement List

    Stephen Piscotty Homers in First At-Bat Since Returning From Bereavement List

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    Piscotty, whose mother, Gretchen, died May 6 after a almost year-long battle with ALS, held his hand over his heart as he ran down the third-base line and he patted his chest as he crossed the plate and looked upward. The past six starts in particular have been very impressive for Mengden, posting a 2.62 with 26 strikeouts while allowing two runs or less in five of those six.
  • Big Sam Sacked by Everton

    Big Sam Sacked by Everton

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    The Toffees went on to finish 8th in the league but the former England boss never really received widespread approval from Everton fans. Speaking to the Mirror at the League Managers Association annual awards, Allardyce made his anger at not being informed of those decisions known and suggested the writing was on the wall regarding his own future.
  • Pittsburgh Pirates send White Sox to 12th loss in 14 games

    Pittsburgh Pirates send White Sox to 12th loss in 14 games

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    Pittsburgh right-hander Jameson Taillon (2-3, 4.08 ERA) is scheduled to face White Sox left-hander Hector Santiago (0-1, 5.60 ERA). Pirates: Center fielder Starling Marte left the game at the end of the first inning with discomfort in his right side.
  • Juan Mata dedicates weekly blog to retiring Michael Carrick

    Juan Mata dedicates weekly blog to retiring Michael Carrick

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    Manchester United's Michael Carrick says he switched "overnight" from being a player to a coach in readiness for Saturday's FA Cup final at Wembley. "I don't think Michael knows how to play bad", Mourinho said. He will no doubt be missed as part of the first-team setup but with this new challenge in the career of the one-time Champions League victor, it will be interesting to see if he can take to his new position with the same level of success as he did his last.
  • Hazard warns Chelsea chiefs: We must buy good players

    Hazard warns Chelsea chiefs: We must buy good players

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    And with the Blues finishing fifth in the Premier League this season to miss out on Champions League football , rumours about the Belgium star leaving have intensified. "We're just focusing on the game". I have one week to play now. 'You can see when he receives the ball he knows always what to do. "That's it", Hazard said.
  • JR Smith Shoves Al Horford Mid-Air, Marcus Smarts Retaliates

    JR Smith Shoves Al Horford Mid-Air, Marcus Smarts Retaliates

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    As he was in midair, on his way to an alley-oop slam, J.R. Smith shoved Horford in the back, sending him crashing to the ground. Nearly immediately, Celtics guard Marcus Smart came to Horford's defense. That's what I tried to do. He could very well have been ejected from the game. This isn't the first time Smith got himself caught in the middle of the Boston's crowd's anger.
  • Marchessault leads Knights to even series

    Marchessault leads Knights to even series

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    He got it back behind the net and wrapped around the goal on Connor Hellebuyck's glove side. "That's the reason why we love him", said Vegas defenseman Nate Schmidt of Marchessault's performance. "We just need to look at ourselves in the mirror at the end of the game and if we can do that we'll be fine". "For our team we just have to win that battle", said Scheifele.
  • Marseille v Atletico Madrid

    Marseille v Atletico Madrid

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    While Atletico are determined to justify their status as favourites, Griezmann's future has dominated the build-up and he is widely expected to move to Spanish LaLiga champions Barcelona at the end of this campaign. "Football has given me the opportunity to return to Atletico and fight for titles as a player, and achieving the Europa League trophy would be something special without a doubt", the footballer explained in a question and answer session with Euromision.
  • Sargent completes 1st round at NCAA Regional in Kissimmee

    Sargent completes 1st round at NCAA Regional in Kissimmee

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    Baylor (-6) trails only No. 2 Texas A&M (-18) and No. 14 Clemson (-17). However, the five UA players caught fire after making the turn, carding a total of -10 on the back nine, with 16 birdies compared to only six bogeys. The Tide combined to shoot +7 on the front nine, collecting 11 bogeys and just four birdies. Duke's Jake Shuman, with a 64 Tuesday, is tied for sixth place at 135 (-7) with Chun An Yu of Arizona State, who shot a second-round 70.
  • LeBron James Seen Putting in Work Several Hours Before Critical Game 2

    LeBron James Seen Putting in Work Several Hours Before Critical Game 2

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    Although it's just one loss for the Cavs , it's definitely concerning. "I try to lead them the best way I can, lead by example". The Boston Celtics are -1.0 over the Cavaliers in game 2. Morris managed 21 points on 7-for-12 shooting himself in what was a typically even offensive performance from the Celtics . James' intelligence, athleticism, midrange game and ability to destroy teams around the rim make him seemingly unstoppable.
  • Game 2 Celtics and Cavaliers Strategy

    Game 2 Celtics and Cavaliers Strategy

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    The Cavs , to man, noted that they will have to play better in all aspects of the game , but the concern was their offense. Celtics head coach Brad Stevens emphasized that Kevin Love and Kyle Korver shouldn't have easy looks and they didn't in Game 1.
  • Manchester City have chance to dominate Premier League, says Alan Shearer

    Manchester City have chance to dominate Premier League, says Alan Shearer

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    Pep Guardiola's men smashed the record for most points and most goals scoring in a Premier League season , 100 and 106 respectively, as they comprehensively cruised to the title. "His (Arteta's) contribution (to our season ), was outstanding, amazing". "This is very special", said Egypt's Salah, who joined Liverpool last June.
  • Matej Mohoric claims stage 10 win

    Matej Mohoric claims stage 10 win

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    On a bittersweet - but predominantly bitter - day for Mitchelton-Scott in Le Marche, race leader Simon Yates picked up a few intermediate sprint bonus seconds to strengthen his grip on the pink jersey as team-mate Chaves cracked on the first of three categorised climbs to finish more than 25 minutes down on stage victor Mohoric.
  • How to Watch Lightning vs. Capitals Game 3

    How to Watch Lightning vs. Capitals Game 3

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    Vasilevskiy made seven saves on the penalty kill alone to save a beleaguered unit that came in ranked 13th out of 16 playoff teams. Nikita Kucherov extended the lead to 2-0 with a goal 1:50 into the second period. Stamkos and Johnson each returned minutes later to a game that included nastiness after whistles throughout. Braden Holtby of the Washington Capitals gives up a goal.