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England make change for second Test

In the meanwhile, England has announced their squad that will take part in the second Test at Headingley . West Indies drew criticism for their lacklustre performance in the previous Test - which was a day-night match - as England thrashed them in three days to take a 1-0 series lead.

Joe Burrow Breaks Bone In Throwing Hand

Ranked No. 2 overall in heading into the 2017 college football season, Urban Meyer's Ohio State Buckeyes are loaded with talent. While Buckeyes depth under center does take a hit because of the injury to Burrow, the offense remains in good hands thanks to veteran signal-caller J.T.

Manhunt launched for 20 escaped prisoners

None of the police officers was injured in the incident. One of the men was able to break the lock on the van and ushered the prisoners - including someone serving 17 years for armed robbery - out to freedom. "They were arrested on Wednesday in various areas in Gauteng". According to a social media message circulating, a Mercedes vehicle was linked to the escape ploy.

Pepper's new job is performing Buddhist funeral ceremonies

Though it has not yet been booked for a service, Softbank's "Pepper" robot was on display yesterday at a funeral industry fair in Tokyo. Taking the German blessing bot's idea and running with it, Pepper's new code will let it chant sutras in a computerised voice while tapping a drum, providing a cheaper alternative to a human priest to see your loved ones off into the eternal sleep.

Re-signs with Manchester United

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has returned to the heralded Manchester United after all. Zaltan was sidelined for remaining season after suffering a horrendous ACL injury in the Europa League semi final clash against Anderlecht last season. In April, he suffered a knee ligament injury that brought his first season in the Premier League to a premature end. He underwent surgery which was expected to keep him out for the rest of the year and, in Thursday's statement, Ibrahimovic suggested he is not ...

Harry Maguire, Nathaniel Chalobah and Jordan Pickford in England squad

Southgate's squad announcement comes just a day after Wayne Rooney revealed he had chose to retire from worldwide football. Jermain Defoe , 34, is also included in the squad , which comes a day after all-time leading scorer Wayne Rooney retired from global football, as is Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford.

Karan Johar shoots for Shah Rukh Khan's Ted Talks: Nayi Soch

Shahrukh Khan has started shooting for TED Talks from August 18 at Yash Raj Studios. Hosted by Shah Rukh Khan, the show will see personalities from different fields motivating the audience with their life changing stories. From Diwali to Eid, Shah Rukh Khan also gives royal treatment to his guests during these celebrations and the actor recently also ended up celebrating Janmashtami in an interesting way.

Leeds United Complete Signing of Netherlands U19 International Forward Jay-Roy Grot

Grot underwent a medical with Leeds on Wednesday, before signing a four-year contract to complete his move to the Yorkshire giants from Dutch outfit NEC . Despite being United's 13th signing of the summer, Grot may well not be the last new face at the club this summer with a bid £6m for Middlesborough's Rudy Gestede turned down earlier this week.

Everton look to sign Dennis Praet from Sampdoria

Everton may just have been making checks on Praet, potentially leaving Newcastle in pole position for his signature - but even if the Toffees do make a surprise move, Praet would be better off playing a starring role at Newcastle than a bit-part role at Goodison Park.

UEFA play-offs: Patrick Twumasi hits brace but Astana eliminated by prolific Celtic

Scott Sinclair equalised on 33 minutes but three second-half strikes from the home side, one by Serikzhan Muzhikov and two from Patrick Twumasi , had Celtic anxious with 20 minutes still to play. Goals after the interval from Sergio Escudero and Wissam Ben Yedder seemed to settle any nerves in the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan but Edin Visca pulled one back before Emre Belozoglu cracked the post in injury-time.

Wednesday's Twins-White Sox game recap

James Shields and Ervin Santana briefly had dueling flawless games to open the game. The Minnesota Twins continue to showcase power up and down the lineup and hope their bats stay hot when they continue a five-game series at the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday.

Hosmer blast in 9th lifts Royals over Rockies

BRAVES 4, MARINERS 0 Rookie Lucas Sims pitched three-hit ball over six innings and Atlanta scored on a insane play that took three rundowns in a victory over visiting Seattle. We saw that in his last start, when he gave up the back-to-back home runs in the sixth inning. "But he's very capable of locating the fastball". We want to see Jon continue to grow as a pitcher and give us those types of outings where he's giving us pitches in the seventh and hopefully in the future he's throwing ...

Tony Romo Welcomes Jones Romo To The World

Even though he's not playing football anymore, Tony Romo still has his hands full. Ten fingers and ten toes. "Almost have my basketball team built". "I felt a lot sicker during this pregnancy, and so we thought that it may be because there was a little girl inside, but we were definitely wrong", Crawford Romo, 30, told PEOPLE at the time.

Chelsea to play the hunters

The win at Tottenham showed that the team spirit is still strong at Chelsea , even without key players from last season Nemanja Matic and Diego Costa. Tottenham should feel confident in their ability when facing less capable teams as the season progresses. Wanyama is a decent passer of the ball - after all, his pass accuracy in the Premier League last season was 87.5% per game - but there is no doubt that the Kenya global defensive midfielder should have done better for Chelsea's ...

Louis Cardinals vs. San Diego Padres

The players had been sporting red T-shirts, commissioned by Adam Wainwright , before the game which read No Egos, No Distractions, Come Together, Win. Tommy Pham doubled to left field two pitches later. He earned a World Series title ring with the 2016 Cubs and was traded May 8 to the San Diego Padres.

Analysts Near-Term outlook: Foot Locker, Inc. (FL), Regions Financial Corporation (RF)

As of quarter end Toronto Dominion Bank had bought a total of 22,461 shares growing its holdings by 1,540.5%. Finally, Acadian Asset Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Foot Locker by 273.9% in the first quarter. Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. increased its position in shares of Foot Locker by 105.0% in the first quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 1,439,075 shares of the athletic footwear retailer's stock worth $107,656,000 after buying an additional 866,525 shares during the period.

Jonny Evans included in Northern Ireland squad

CORRY Evans has been named in the Northern Ireland squad for their upcoming World Cup qualifiers with San Marino and Czech Republic. West Brom today extended the contract of Craig Dawson, are hoping to sign Kevin Wimmer from Tottenham, and could move for Ben Gibson, which would fill the void left by the departure of fan favourite Evans, who has been a consistent performer since his move from Man United.

Man United to begin League Cup defense v Burton in 3rd round

The draw was heavily criticised prior to Thursday due to the location and unusual time, with it scheduled to be staged in Beijing at 11:15 local time (03:15 GMT) in the Chinese capital. It was just the latest in a line of errors since the re-branding of the old League Cup . An Ariel Borysiuk own goal allowed the Bees to draw first blood before defender John Egan doubled their advantage in the west London derby 20 minutes in yesterday evening (August 22).

Wallabies drop Kerevi for All Blacks test

Hooker Dane Coles will play his first test in nine months when he returns to the All Blacks' starting line up for Saturday's second Bledisloe Cup test against Australia at Dunedin. Hansen has kept faith with the backline that tore the Wallabies to shreds and ran up a 54-6 lead in the first 50 minutes last week. New Zealand: 15 Damian McKenzie, 14 Ben Smith, 13 Ryan Crotty, 12 Sonny Bill Williams, 11 Rieko Ioane, 10 Beauden Barrett, 9 Aaron Smith; 1 Joe Moody, 2 Dane Coles, 3 Owen ...

They're back: Why Man Utd are genuine Premier League contenders

According to The Sun , the Portuguese boss has challenged United's stars "to aim for Premier League and FA Cup double" and "a minimum of quarter-finals in Champions League". Their dominance against West Ham United and Swansea City earned praise and fuelled fans' hopes of a first league title since 2013. Winning the Europa League last season was a sign of United's progress under Mourinho.

Wayne Rooney retires from worldwide football ahead of England's World Cup qualifiers

He's a top player who can help the team and he's a really top player. September 8 - On his 107th cap, scores his 50th England goal, a penalty in a 2-0 win over Switzerland at Wembley, to become his country's all-time record goalscorer.

49ers sign veteran defensive lineman to one-year deal

The other two were former Atlanta Falcons defensive end Tyson Jackson and former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Ricardo Mathews. Marks' time with Jacksonville makes him familiar with the 49ers' defensive scheme and defensive coordinator Robert Saleh, who was the Jaguars' linebackers coach over the past three seasons.

Matt Forte returns to Jets' practice on Tuesday

Forte and fellow running back Bilal Powell are the most accomplished players on an inexperienced offense, and the Jets have big plans for both. When asked by reporters about whether or not he'd be ready for the opener, Forte provided a two-word response: "no doubt".

City Football Group acquires major stake in La Liga's Girona FC

The deal sees Girona become the sixth club in City Football Group's (CFG) portfolio, along with the Premier League side, New York City, Melbourne City, Yokohama F Marinos and Uruguay's Atletico Torque. The Catalan club are set to join the City Football Group, which now includes Manchester City, New York City FC, Melbourne City FC, Yokohama F. Marinos and Club Atletico Torque.

Tottenham player ratings v Chelsea: Three Spurs put in abysmal performances

Last season, Tottenham managed 2-1 and 2-0 wins over the Clarets, falling a goal behind during the home fixture, quite a feat for Burnley during a campaign where Spurs were pretty much faultless at White Hart Lane. But barely had the buzz from that goal died down than Alonso worked his way into space in the Tottenham penalty area and fired a low shot past Hugo Lloris .

A's Trade OF Rajai Davis To Red Sox For Prospect Rafael Rincones

Rincones is 18 years old and now plays in the Dominican Summer League with a.258/.373/.369 slash line and 13 doubles in 198 at-bats. Davis has stepped it up recently after a slow start to the season, slashing.303/.361/.487 with 11 steals in 30 games since the All-Star break.

Nike gives new training kits to India after BCCI questioned its quality

Nike has been associated with Indian cricket team since 2006 when it became the official kit sponsor. Indian players had reportedly complained about the poor quality of clothing, prompting BCCI CEO Rahul Johri and GM (Game Development) Ratnakar Shetty to take up the issue with the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA).

Supreme Court asks BCCI administrators to draft new constitution

The top court also directed the Committee of Administrators (CoA) to prepare a draft constitution for the Board of Control for Cricket in India ( BCCI ). The Bench of Justices Dipak Misra, A.M. Khanwilkar and D.Y. Chandrachud court referred to its July 24 order, directing that "the recommendations of the Justice Lodha Committee report as far as practicable, barring the issues which have been raised pertaining to membership, number of members of the selection committee, concept of associate ...

Kerfoot to sign contract with Avalanche

On Wednesday, center Alex Kerfoot , another free agent from the Crimson - albeit less heralded than Vesey - passed on offers from the Rangers and several other clubs and chose to sign with the Colorado Avalanche, according to TSN and other reports.

Mitchell Trubisky Takes Reps With Bears' First-Team Offense

Coach John Fox confirmed that the team is moving forward with veteran quarterback Mike Glennon as the starter and Mark Sanchez as the backup, explaining that Trubisky's work is for evaluational purposes with the first-team offense. "I have to control what I can control", Glennon said. Bears offensive coordinator Dowell Loggains told Trubisky late Tuesday night. General manager Ryan Pace has emphasized the detail with which he evaluated Glennon before guaranteeing him $18.5 million as part of ...

The Cavaliers Called The Warriors About Trading Kyrie Irving For Klay Thompson

But in an https://theathletic.com/88411/2017/08/23/klay-thompson-talks-kyrie-rumors-chinaklay-his-happiness-in-the-bay-area/ interview with The Athletic's Anthony V. He shot 47 percent from the field and also connected on 40 percent of his three-pointers. Thomas will now have the opportunity to compete for the National Basketball Association championship next season, if he's able to play at the level he played at last season for the Celtics .

Philipp Plein's label gets into the ring with boxer Floyd Mayweather

ET on ESPN2 and will have exclusive interviews that will air throughout the week. In this July 13, 2017, file photo, Floyd Mayweather Jr ., left, and Conor McGregor , of Ireland, face each other for photos during a news conference at Barclays Center in NY.

Jets' Todd Bowles continues curious, evasive QB strategy

He said the number of reps each quarterback is getting on the field isn't worth reading into. "They need more continuity", Bowles said. "I don't, so you probably shouldn't", he said. "But that could change", Bowles said. It's unclear what Bowles meant by "early". At one point, he played catch with injured rookie tight end Jordan Leggett (foot), in order to stay warm - similar to how McCown ran sideline-to-sideline sprints during Tuesday's practice.

Wonderful Woodman leads way as New Zealand seal final spot

However the floodgates opened in the second half. The tournament decider comes just four days after New Zealand's win over the United States of America and England's gruelling semifinal victory over a spirited French side. "Our defence won that game". Woodman - who has scored a remarkable 13 tries from four matches making her the tournament's top points scorer - has helped New Zealand cruise into Saturday's final where they will face England in Belfast.

Clucas returns to League with Swansea

He is Swansea's fourth senior summer signing and is in contention for a club debut at Crystal Palace on Saturday. 'I had a bittersweet season previous year with relegation. "He has had to fight to where he has got to, the route he has come; lower-levels, the Glenn Hoddle Academy, establishing himself at Hull and I think he is going to be a strong addition for us".