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Olly Stone admits England call-up was 'crazy' following long-term injury lay-off

Olly Stone admits England call-up was 'crazy' following long-term injury lay-off

I just run in and see what happens. Stone took 1 for 23 in six overs in England's 31-run Duckworth-Lewis-Stern win in Dambulla , bowling for the first time in an global match. "I'd love to be part of the World Cup squad", Stone said. There is more to his bowling than raw pace, he insisted. Woakes is surely inked in, as are Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid. Consulte Mais Informação

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Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor says Tom Thibodeau’s job is safe

Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor says Tom Thibodeau’s job is safe

Butler has requested a trade this summer but looks set to line up for the Timberwolves at the start of the new National Basketball Association season. "I'm not convinced, like people would say, well, Houston did it for Chris Paul, but I think Houston, two things, Houston is and was closer to a Championship than Miami and secondarily I think Chris Paul is going to go down as one of the all-time greats". Consulte Mais Informação

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Sixers’ Markelle Fultz says facing Celtics just another game

Sixers’ Markelle Fultz says facing Celtics just another game

Fultz averaged nine points per game on 43 percent shooting in the preseason. Prior to last season, Hayward had played in every game in the past four seasons with the Utah Jazz. Check out some of the highlights from last night's National Basketball Association season-opener in the posts embedded below. The Boston Celtics , a team that has been pegged as favorites to win the Eastern Conference, opened the National Basketball Association season with a convincing 105-87 victory over the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Canelo Alvarez signs record-breaking $365 million deal with DAZN

Canelo Alvarez signs record-breaking $365 million deal with DAZN

Domestically, the previous contract high for an athlete was the 13-year, $325 million dollar pact signed by Giancarlo Stanton with the Miami Marlins. Alvarez (50-1-2, 34 KOs) is planning to move to super middleweight so he can fight Rocky Fielding on December 15 at Madison Square Garden in NY. "At the same time, I am humbled to be selected to lead this new vision for the sport of boxing, which will without a doubt be for the benefit of the fans". Consulte Mais Informação

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Russell Westbrook Officially Ruled Out For Tonight's Season Opener

Russell Westbrook Officially Ruled Out For Tonight's Season Opener

The 29-year old point guard averaged a triple-double for the second consecutive season last year, posting 25.4 points, 10.3 assists and 10.1 rebounds per game. There's now no timetable for his return, but Thunder head coach Billy Donovan said last Thursday that the superstar has been progressing. "I'll have to evaluate it after today, and probably when we land in San Francisco to see how he's feeling at that point in time ", Donovan said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Getty Images Marlins receive permission to give home run sculpture the boot

Getty Images Marlins receive permission to give home run sculpture the boot

The move was met with resistance, as the sculptor who created it said that he designed it specifically for center field. As the artist, he has the right to disavow the work when it's moved, which would remove its value on the art market. The plan for the area is to create a multi-story spectator area for a new standing-room-only portion of the stadium, where tickets will sell for as little as $10. Consulte Mais Informação

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Major League Baseball investigating Houston Astros' photographer during ALCS vs. Boston Red Sox

Major League Baseball investigating Houston Astros' photographer during ALCS vs. Boston Red Sox

But even those few seconds were uncharacteristic for the generally stoic Red Sox centerfielder. During Game 1 of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on Saturday, the Red Sox learned of possible attempt by the Houston Astros to acquire an unfair advantage, Dave Dombrowski confirmed after the Sox' 8-2 win in Game 3 last night. Consulte Mais Informação

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Thomas Frank: Brentford appoint new head coach

Thomas Frank: Brentford appoint new head coach

Frank will look to continue the momentum from Smith's reign and sporting director Rasmus Ankersen added: 'Thomas knows the Club's strategy inside out and he is both respected and supported by players and staff at the training ground. "Promoting Thomas to head coach ensures that we can keep building on the foundations that are already in place and working". "He has played a major role in the development of our style of play over the past couple of years and we believe he is ready for the job ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Steven Adams, Russell Westbrook each appear on Thunder's injury report

Steven Adams, Russell Westbrook each appear on Thunder's injury report

Unfortunately, NBA fans were denied of the chance to see the two alphas go head to head on opening night with Westbrook sidelined to rest up his right knee that went under the knife last month. Per the National Basketball Association, teams must report information concerning player injuries, illness and rest for all games, but that doesn't exclude Westbrook or Adams being upgraded Tuesday following Thunder shootaround in San Francisco. Consulte Mais Informação

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Umesh Yadav replaces Shardul Thakur in ODIs following Test heroics

Umesh Yadav replaces Shardul Thakur in ODIs following Test heroics

Starting their second innings after the interval, West Indies' capitulation began from the second ball. Shai Hope then scored a gritty 28 before falling to Jadeja's guile. Earlier, Roston Chase completed his fourth test century before Umesh Yadav, who registered a career-best 6-88, dismissed him for 106. In the case of Shaw, the team management is keen to see how the youngster fares when given the opportunity even in the white-ball cricket. Consulte Mais Informação

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Crosby, MacKinnon surprise Kenyan hockey team by playing as teammates

Crosby, MacKinnon surprise Kenyan hockey team by playing as teammates

Tim Hortons, a Canadian restaurant chain, sponsored the team's trip to Canada. I saw guys playing a game, but I couldn't understand how they were moving. Normally we wouldn't shill for a company by sharing its self-serving content on our platform, but what Tim Hortons did for Kenya's small, yet passionate hockey community with its two branded NHL stars - Sidney Crosby and Nathan MacKinnon - is too special and too heartwarming. Consulte Mais Informação

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Atlanta Falcons placing RB Devonta Freeman on injured reserve

Atlanta Falcons placing RB Devonta Freeman on injured reserve

The Atlanta Falcons have already seen several key players suffer significant injuries in a season that began with them as the latest team to hope they'd be the first "home" team to play in the Super Bowl and now sees them at 2-4. With Freeman out, the Falcons now will return to Tevin Coleman as the starter with rookie Ito Smith as the backup. Coleman is averaging 3.7 rushing yards per game, while Smith set a franchise rookie record this past weekend by scoring a rushing touchdown in his ... Consulte Mais Informação

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