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Lyon three-for leaves Bangladesh in a mess


Set a target of 86 runs to win after bowling out Bangladesh for 157 in their second innings on day four, Australia claimed victory on Thursday in their 16th over and with a day to spare. The visitors were 377-9 when bad light stopped play with 13 overs remaining after rain washed out the entire first session at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury stadium in Chittagong . Read More »

Netflix Picks Up Ratched Starring Sarah Paulson


According to Variety , Murphy has been tapped by Netflix for a two season, 18 episode, straight-to-series order that will explore the origins of the character that terrorized so many in the famous book and film. Paulson has been nominated for five Emmys for her work with Murphy, winning one a year ago for "Crime Story". It was slipped to Murphy by CAA agent Joe Cohen. Read More »

Odell Beckham Jr. Pledges $100K, Asks for Hurricane Harvey Relief Donations


It's been two weeks. That doesn't mean Beckham was thrilled about Boddy-Calhoun's decision to dive at his legs, causing what the Giants have only termed an ankle injury. Because the National Football League does not want defensive players to hit defenceless receivers high, Boddy-Calhoun went low. He added that he would rather get hit high to protect his legs. Read More »

Michelle Obama joins Beyonce's birthday surprise


While she spent the summer with her daughter Blue Ivy and the twins , Beyonce was sailing solo with her husband Jay Z on their day out. The photos - showing the ladies in a black dress, a hat and a statement necklace, with their heads bowed down - wasn't just a birthday gift for Beyonce . Read More »

Red Sox reportedly used Apple Watch to steal Yankees' signals


It seems there's a scandal brewing in baseball as the Red Sox may have already confessed to stealing the play-calling signs of the New York Yankees by using an Apple Watch . The Red Sox cheating revelation had its defenders, including Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner , who said stealing signs is simply part of the game. Read More »

NFL Discussing Options For Dolphins Week 1 Game As Hurricane Irma Approaches

In a statement, the league said it will examine other options, including playing the game at a neutral site on Sunday or in Miami later this season. "Our primary focus will always be the continued safety of our guests, while ensuring we provide the best vacation at sea." said Owen Torres, manager of Corporate Communications for Royal Caribbean. Read More »

PSG chief says nothing to hide over massive transfers

Mbappe made the switch to PSG in the weeks after the controversial acquisition of Neymar by the Qatari-owned club. " Yes, I met with Arsene Wenger, who is a great coach ", Mbappe admitted to the Telegraph . "It's as if Hatem had no contract, you leave, you have nothing and you can ask for nothing, we can't do things that way". "It's a good question". The governing body of European soccer said "recent transfer activity" triggered concern that the club was again flouting rules created to ... Read More »

Roger Federer expects "different" Juan Martin del Potro match at US Open


Federer has overcome his bumpy start to the tournament when he went to five sets in his opening two matches, and while not firing on all cylinders, he was far too good for Philipp Kohlscheiber on Monday in the fourth round. "I believe it is a nightmare for Federer to play Nadal". "I played with not many mistakes. Feel like I would probably win it somehow", Federer said. Read More »

Tom Brady expects nerves on opening night


Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said he "absolutely" wakes up with the proverbial butterflies in his stomach on game day. " Derrick Johnson is one of the best linebackers in the league ". In their previous meeting, Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski caught seven passes for 83 yards and two touchdowns while Brady completed 28 of 42 passes for 302 yards and no interceptions. Read More »

Trump says his team is in Florida for hurricane Irma


For south Florida , Hurricane Irma "is a once-in-a-generation storm". On Twitter Wednesday, Trump says his "team, which has done, and is doing, such a good job in Texas, is already in Florida ". "We're emphatically telling people you must evacuate, you can not afford to stay on an island with a Category 5 hurricane coming at you", Senterfitt said. Read More »

JJ Watt's Hurricane Harvey fundraising efforts surpass $26 million


A 1.5-mile radius surrounding the plant has been evacuated. Spears and Brandon Polson had gotten a government-funded hotel room near downtown, but without ID they had to leave. The storm is blamed for at least 44 deaths. Mayor Turner ordered the evacuation after emergency workers scouted the area Friday and learned that many people had not left their flooded homes. Read More »

The Red Sox cheated, even without stealing signs


According to the Times report, the Red Sox also filed a counter-complaint accusing the Yankees of similar electronic sign-stealing measures, using cameras from the Yankees' YES Network. In Boston, where Commissioner Rob Manfred was making a regularly scheduled appearance at Fenway Park, he largely downplayed the story, confirming only that the accusations were made and saying that an investigation is ongoing and will be resolved soon. Read More »

Ezekiel Elliott's Six-Game Suspension Upheld After Appeal


The NFL Players Association previously filed a restraining order seeking to block any suspension for Elliott , and a judge is due to rule on by 5 p.m. The union's petition alleges the league deliberately hid critical information from Elliott and the union that could have been used to exonerate him, including that the NFL's lead investigator on the case, Kia Roberts, produced an internal memo in which she had issues with Thompson's credibility. Read More »

Sean Spicer lands new gig after White House departure


Politico reported yesterday that Spicer is to join the paid speaking circuit, but he told Axios that he is considering many possibilities, including paid appearances on TV shows in Ireland and the United Kingdom or even a book detailing the lessons he learnt in communications. Read More »

Qatar launches direct trade route with Pakistan, bypassing blockade


Iranian Road and Urban Development Minister Abbas Akhoundi, who is on an official visit to Qatar, held talks with the Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on Tuesday. It will receive larger container ships at Doha. The Hamad Port is located on Qatar's south eastern coast, around an hour's drive from Doha. Elsewhere, a local consultancy reported that almost US$310m was invested in Qatar's food industry previous year, out of an overall spend of US$82bn. Read More »

Cairo alum JJ Wilcox traded to Steelers


The coaching staff is trying to get the speedster up to speed and plans on Coates being on the field Sunday for the opener against the Steelers at FirstEnergy Stadium. "Whatever they ask me to do, I am going to go out there and showcase my talent". It's whatever you can do to help the team win. Kizer will be the second rookie to start the opener, joining Brandon Weeden, whose career began with him getting trapped under a giant US flag during opening-game warmups. Read More »

Diego Costa Edges Closer To Chelsea Exit


Antonio Conte did not include him in Chelsea's UEFA Champions League squad, and he is yet to report back to traning with The Blues. It seems as if there is no way back for Costa at Stamford Bridge and he is expected to secure a return to Atleti when the winter transfer window opens. Read More »

Manchester City Call Javier Tebas' 'Peeing in the Pool' Comments 'Pure Fiction'


UEFA did announce last week that PSG are being investigated but Press Association Sport understands that was not prompted by La Liga's complaint and City are certainly not being looked at. PSG are owned by Qatar Sports Investments, a Doha-based sovereign wealth fund run by Nasser al-Khelaifi, the chairman of PSG and BeIN Sports, a broadcaster which has pumped money into French football. Read More »

Mets Beat Phillies to End Losing Streak


Jose Reyes and Asdrubal Cabrera each hit home runs, and the Mets built a big lead en route to an 11-7 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field on Monday, ending a four-game losing streak. The Phillies clobbered the Mets on Tuesday, recording 17 hits and scoring nine runs. . Lively allowed just one run on four hits over seven innings. Read More »