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Sport Woakes back for England in second Test at Headingley
Author: 0 Woakes back for England in second Test at Headingley

West Indies have not announced a final 11, but regular spearhead Shannon Gabriel and leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo would be under strong consideration for places in the line-up. Middlesex seamer Roland-Jones has taken 14 wickets in his three Tests, including a five-for on debut, but Woakes enjoyed a fine summer previous year with bat and ball to ensure he returned once over a side strain.

Sport Odell Beckham Jr. Considering $100 Million Insurance Policy
Author: 0 Odell Beckham Jr. Considering $100 Million Insurance Policy

A young Dallas Cowboys secondary may be able to breathe a little easier as the season opener against the New York Giants inches closer. Beckham was " very sore " on Tuesday morning, a source told ESPN . If it's a low or lateral ankle sprain you'd expect Beckham to get back into the mix pretty quickly, but a high ankle sprain would keep him out for longer.

Sport Leo Varadkar meets with Justin Trudeau during visit to Canada
Author: 0 Leo Varadkar meets with Justin Trudeau during visit to Canada

He dismissed criticism of Ireland's abortion laws from the United Nations committee against torture, saying: "One thing I would be very firm about is that whatever laws we have in Ireland, those laws should be determined by either the Irish people through a referendum or through the Oireachtas voting democratically".

Sport RIP Jerry Lewis | Actor, Director, Comedy Legend (1926-2017)
Author: 0 RIP Jerry Lewis | Actor, Director, Comedy Legend (1926-2017)

The legendary entertainer - who rose to fame in the 1950s as one half of comedy duo Martin and Lewis with singer Dean Martin - passed away on Sunday (08.20.17) at 9.15am at the age of 91 at his home in Las Vegas, Nevada. And Mr. Lewis in particular was a bridge of sorts, reviving the physical comedy of the early film era and passing it along to comic minds still in the formative stages.

Sport National Basketball Association to investigate Pacers tampering allegation of Lakers
Author: 0 National Basketball Association to investigate Pacers tampering allegation of Lakers

Paul George is not a member of the the Los Angeles Lakers. Yet. The NBA is now investigating the Lakers with the aid of an independent law firm. "We have asked both teams to refrain from commenting while the investigation is ongoing". (Hell, that tweet alone is borderline tampering .) Still, the odds of this leading to anything of substance, much less a barring of George signing with Los Angeles (which would seem to hurt George as much or more than the Lakers) is slim.

Sport Dodgers option Pederson to make room for Granderson
Author: 0 Dodgers option Pederson to make room for Granderson

After beating the Detroit Tigers Friday night to push their league leading record to 86-34, the Los Angeles Dodgers are reportedly involved in a trade that will bring outfielder from the New York Mets to the Dodgers. He also has played in 51 postseason games, tied for the 14th most among active players. The Dodgers have two more games against the Tigers this weekend.

Sport FC Barcelona to play without names
Author: 0 FC Barcelona to play without names

Fans and players alike wore shirts blazoned with " Barcelona " on the back as they commemorated victims of the deadly Spain attacks as Barcelona kicked off their first game of the league season under tight security. Meanwhile, long-term absentee Rafinha Alcantara and Luis Suarez are also ruled out for the game against Betis, with the Uruguay global expected to be out of for around four weeks due to a knee injury suffered in the Wednesday's defeat at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Sport Terence Crawford Crushes Julius Indongo in Three To Unify
Author: 0 Terence Crawford Crushes Julius Indongo in Three To Unify

Crawford's quick victory sent a capacity crowd of 12,121 into a frenzy at Pinnacle Bank Arena, about a 45-minute drive from Crawford's hometown of Omaha. The 34-year-old Indongo, who is unfamiliar to most boxing fans in the United States, landed very few punches in the three rounds as he dropped to 22-1 overall.

Sport Liberty University alums returning diplomas over president's support of Trump
Author: 0 Liberty University alums returning diplomas over president's support of Trump

A small but growing number of Liberty University graduates are preparing to return diplomas to their school. Trump has also said that was not what he intended. 'The bold and truthful statements I was referring to were his willingness to call evil and terrorism by its name, to identify the groups, the Nazis, the KKK, the white supremacists, ' Falwell told Raddatz.

Sport Arizona Cardinals-Chicago Bears: Good, bad, ugly
Author: 0 Arizona Cardinals-Chicago Bears: Good, bad, ugly

Chicago Bears running back Jordan Howard did not travel with the team to Arizona as it prepared to take on the Cardinals for its second preseason game Saturday due a corneal abrasion suffered during Friday's walk-through. Quarterback Carson Palmer may be under pressure as he could play the entire first quarter against the Bears on Saturday. On his first drop back, he was sacked but that was negated on a face mask penalty by Arizona.

Sport Muguruza ends Pliskova hoodoo to reach final
Author: 0 Muguruza ends Pliskova hoodoo to reach final

Stephens beat Russian Ekaterina Makarova 2-6, 6-3, 6-4, then later in the day in the quarterfinals topped Julia Goerges 6-1, 7-6 (3). Halep, who hasn't dropped a set all week, has already lost twice this year playing for the top ranking, falling in the French Open final against Jelena Ostapenko and the Wimbledon quarterfinal against Johanna Konta , each time after taking the first set.

Sport As soon as I buy Arsenal, I will sack Arsene Wenger - Dangote
Author: 0 As soon as I buy Arsenal, I will sack Arsene Wenger - Dangote

Jese struggled in Paris after his move there from Real Madrid last summer, but the winger should help Stoke replace Marko Arnautovic , who became West Ham's record signing last month. 'He already has some assists since he came here, so overall maybe he is not a glamorous dribbler but the quality of his runs are very efficient. "He has started well", Wenger said of the summer arrival from Schalke.

Sport Arsenal's Gabriel Paulista joins Valencia
Author: 0 Arsenal's Gabriel Paulista joins Valencia

During his time at the club the Brazilian failed to fully establish himself as a regular at the back and was sometimes the focus of criticism aimed at Arsenal's defence. While in north London he picked up two FA Cup winners medals and two Community Shields. Gabriel sustained a serious knee injury in Arsenal's final Premier League game of last season and did not feature in pre-season.

Sport Premier League moves to close transfer window before season
Author: 0 Premier League moves to close transfer window before season

Jurgen Klopp says the transfer window should close earlier. The proposals would not affect transfers from Premier League clubs to foreign sides or vice versa, thus Diego Costa and Philippe Coutinho's desire for moves from respectively champions Chelsea to Atletico Madrid and Liverpool to Barcelona could still go ahead.

Sport Darvish rocked for 3 homers in home debut for Dodgers
Author: 0 Darvish rocked for 3 homers in home debut for Dodgers

With runners on the corners, Puig sent a full-count fastball into the gap in left-center for the game-winning two-run double as they Dodgers rallied for their 38th comeback victory of the season and MLB-best 16th sweep of the season. After that, the home team blew it open as Austin Barnes and Corey Seager each had a two-RBI single in the inning to keep the White Sox from another upset of one of baseball's best team.

Sport Powerball Jackpot climbs to $510M
Author: 0 Powerball Jackpot climbs to $510M

No one won the $432.5 million Powerball jackpot in Wednesday night's drawing. Hot Lotto - $9.53 million for Saturday's drawing, with the lottery paying the initial income tax withholding taxes on the jackpot. So, if you were lucky enough to win both, all of your problems would have quickly evaporated. Powerball is played in 42 states, Washington, D.C., and the U.S.

Sport Olivier Giroud vs Alexandre Lacazette - Comparing Arsenal's two French strikers
Author: 0 Olivier Giroud vs Alexandre Lacazette - Comparing Arsenal's two French strikers

Arsenal will not play in the UEFA Champions League this season but rather in the second tier Europa League having finished in fifth place in the Premier League table last season after conceding 44 goals in 38 games. Obviously he is going to have to score goals and goals and goals to get the crowd going, but the way he has started is very good for me. "Some of the time they will score, but most of the time they will not be doing their job".

Sport Liverpool Teenager Scores An Absolute Screamer On His Champions League Debut
Author: 0 Liverpool Teenager Scores An Absolute Screamer On His Champions League Debut

If Liverpool enter the Champions League group stage and finish third in their group, they will then enter the Europa League for the Round of 32. With 74 minutes gone the hosts got the second goal they had been threatening, Milner getting down the right and his attempted cross taking a deflection off substitute Nordtveit and looping into the far corner.

Sport Cristiano Ronaldo Pays A Heavy Price For El Clasico Red Card
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo Pays A Heavy Price For El Clasico Red Card

However harsh the decision might have been, the Real Madrid star made things worse by pushing the referee and must sit out five games. In April, Las Palmas player Marko Livaja committed a similar offence and received a five-game ban: one for the incident which prompted his sending off and an additional four for his push on the match official.

Sport Usain Bolt Pulls Up Injured In Final Race Of His Career
Author: 0 Usain Bolt Pulls Up Injured In Final Race Of His Career

The relay bronze is Japan's first medal at the ongoing worlds in London and follows the country's silver-medal finish at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in August past year. He would have wanted to cross the finish line. The gap did not close . Did he realize he could not win? He said: "It's cramp in his left hamstring but a lot of pain is from disappointment from losing the race".

Sport Marshawn Lynch Sits During National Anthem at Raiders' Preseason Game
Author: 0 Marshawn Lynch Sits During National Anthem at Raiders' Preseason Game

The ex-Seattle running back, who came out of retirement to sign with his hometown Raiders , sat on an orange cooler with his arms resting on his knees, while others around him stood. Kaepernick began the protests in the pre-season previous year, when he was a member of the San Francisco 49ers . Lynch was not among the players who kneeled during Kaepernick's protest last season, though he did praise the controversial quarterback for taking action during an appearance on "Conan" in September.

Sport Iran parliament increases missile funds in response to U.S. sanctions
Author: 0 Iran parliament increases missile funds in response to U.S. sanctions

A total of 240 parliamentarians out of 244 present voted for the bill. The bill allows for a boost in spending on Tehran's missile program and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps' defense mechanism. Washington's new sanctions violate a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran both "in letter and spirit". Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi told members of parliament the government and the foreign ministry backed the bill, which he said "was designed wisely so that it does not violate the nuclear deal ...

Sport Cardinals will have 'Rally Cat' night in September against Pirates
Author: 0 Cardinals will have 'Rally Cat' night in September against Pirates

Happy Caturday! You may have already heard about the determined kitten zooming across the field during the August 9 game between the St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Royals. The streaking Cardinals have won seven games in a row overall and, including the contest in which Molina hit the grand slam, have captured three straight victories since the cat appeared.

Sport Ezekiel Elliott Releases Statement On Twitter Regarding His Suspension
Author: 0 Ezekiel Elliott Releases Statement On Twitter Regarding His Suspension

City Attorney's office announced previous year that no charges would be filed against Elliott because of " conflicting and inconsistent information ". Back in July, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said there was no evidence of a domestic violence incident. Should the six-game suspension hold up, Elliott's first game back will be October 29 against the Washington Redskins .

Sport Rooney grabs victor on Everton homecoming
Author: 0 Rooney grabs victor on Everton homecoming

Everton had earlier struggled for fluidity as Ronald Koeman fielded five new signings from the outset, with Jordan Pickford comfortable in claiming a clean sheet. The Potters have won away from home just twice in 2017. That record should not inspire a lot of confidence heading into this fixture, especially if we consider that Everton have improved vastly compared to last season.

Sport London 2017: Farah fails to win 5000m gold, settles for silver
Author: 0 London 2017: Farah fails to win 5000m gold, settles for silver

Andy Butchart then raced to the front alongside Farah briefly on the penultimate lap, as Yomif Kejelcha and Edris took over at the bell. Farah still doubled Great Britain's medal tally, remaining the only GB athlete to have won any honour at the home championships.

Sport Video footage of Conor McGregor beating up and knocking down Paulie Malignaggi
Author: 0 Video footage of Conor McGregor beating up and knocking down Paulie Malignaggi

Head coaches Owen Roddy and John Kavanagh advise McGregor on boxing technique and training, and he flies in longtime movement coach Ido Portal to develop proper movements in the boxing ring. We don't think he can go past four rounds. Opening this up to a housewife in Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, someone who wouldn't normally have access to our fight? Ellerbe was hot under the collar for sure, and not just because someone turned off the air conditioning at Mayweather's gym.

Sport Huddersfield Town-Crystal Palace Preview
Author: 0 Huddersfield Town-Crystal Palace Preview

Huddersfield's first Premier League goal will go down as a Joel Ward own goal, whilst the first Huddersfield player to score in the Premier League was club record signing Steve Mounie , who bagged himself a brace. If we do that throughout the course of the season, I am sure we will be all right. But with the Terriers looking highly likely to return to the Championship despite David Wagner's canny leadership, a price of 5/6 (1.83 ) with dabblebet for Palace to beat Huddersfield ...

Author: 0 Coutinho emails Liverpool to formally request Barcelona transfer

Barcelona want Coutinho to replace Neymar following his compatriot's world-record €222 million (S$357 million) transfer to Paris Saint-Germain earlier this month. It is understood Barcelona are prepared to pay up to £110 million for Coutinho , who signed a new five-and-a-half-year contract at Liverpool in January, but FSG's statement had seemed to clear up his future.

Sport Scholes: Man Utd need work to reach Real Madrid level
Author: 0 Scholes: Man Utd need work to reach Real Madrid level

However, some uncertainty has remained as Los Blancos are yet to announce the new deal despite his current one set to expire in less than a year. Gracenote's computer-generated Euro Club Index is predicting that Real Madrid will finish as champions again this season, in an even closer title race.

Sport Spurs boss says Harry Kane finds his praise 'boring'
Author: 0 Spurs boss says Harry Kane finds his praise 'boring'

I don't know exactly when but I will get back up north and play some football somewhere. Building his team around England stars Harry Kane and Dele Alli and, with Christian Eriksen, Toby Alderweireld, Jan Vertonghen and Son Heung-Min all influential in their own right, Pochettino has assembled a group capable of beating any side in the country on their day.

Sport Bills trade Sammy Watkins and Ronald Derby
Author: 0 Bills trade Sammy Watkins and Ronald Derby

Despite acquiring wide receiver Sammy Watkins from the Buffalo Bills on Friday, the Los Angeles Rams reportedly don't plan on shopping wideout Tavon Austin . Last season, a broken foot, was limited to eight meetings. The Rams must think that Watkins is as healthy as he's been in his entire career. Last season, he played in 11 games but was slowed by several injuries.