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Virat Kohli tells when he will retire

I got the chance in the last Test match to perform well. The Indian team regularly undergoes a series of fitness tests with "Yo-Yo" endurance test being the most important of them. Apart from the youngsters, it was a series to remember for Mahendra Singh Dhoni. After a successful 9-0 whitewash in Sri Lanka, the skipper wasted very little time and hit the gym to be ready for Australia at home in a limited overs series.

US Open: Sania Mirza-Shuai Peng lose women's doubles semifinals

Sania and Peng had earlier cruised past Andrea Hlavackova and Timea Babos 7-6 (5), 6-4 in the quarter-finals which lasted an hour and 56 minutes. After being ranked as high as number one at the beginning of the year, Sania had failed to progress beyond the third round in the three previous Slams this year, where she played with three different partners.

LeSean McCoy out of practice Thursday due to stomach illness

LeSean McCoy is expected to get plenty of work this season, but he's not getting any during Thursday's practice. Specifically, they added $2.5 million in incentives to his deal which expires in 2019. Jones now owns the NCAA record for most career receptions. Talk about setting your quarterback up to fail. That mold does not include the Jets' starting quarterback, Josh McCown .

Tigers Turn Triple Play in Win over Blue Jays

Earlier in the game Nicholas Castellanos hit a grand slam so the Tigers had a grand slam and triple play in the same game. Shane Greene shut things down in the 9th for his 7th save of the year. Farmer does not seem to be a likely candidate to change Detroit's pitching fortunes after getting knocked around for five runs on three hits and three walks over three innings against Cleveland last Friday.

Baltimore Orioles: Previewing the Cleveland Indians series

Cleveland has outscored opponents 109-28 during the winning streak, while Indians pitchers held the opposition to two runs or fewer in 11 of the 15 games. Tomlin is 2-0 in his last three starts and he has an ERA of 1.72 during those starts. Tomlin was solid in his latest start versus Detroit and allowed just a single run on six hits over 5 2/3 innings en route to his eighth win of the 2017 campaign.

Baltimore Orioles: Previewing the Cleveland Indians series

Cleveland has outscored opponents 109-28 during the winning streak, while Indians pitchers held the opposition to two runs or fewer in 11 of the 15 games. Tomlin is 2-0 in his last three starts and he has an ERA of 1.72 during those starts. Tomlin was solid in his latest start versus Detroit and allowed just a single run on six hits over 5 2/3 innings en route to his eighth win of the 2017 campaign.

Michael Bennett : Seattle Seahawks star alleges police brutality in Vegas incident

Bennett says that all through the incident he was "terrified and confused", and adding up to the insult, the other officer "forcefully jammed his knee" in the players back and handcuffed him. Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett's claim Wednesday that police used excessive force to detain him before releasing him without charges early August 27 drew a demand for accountability from the local American Civil Liberties Union and new criticism from the head of the local chapter of the ...

Dolphins taking team to Southern California on Friday

Owner Stephen Ross is financing a flight for players, coaches, traveling staff and their family members. The Florida Panthers, South Florida's National Hockey League franchise, is having a charter set to fly 90 players, coaches, family members and other staff from Fort Lauderdale to Boston so they can avoid the storm.

Ex-Giants kicker Josh Brown suspended six games for domestic violence

Brown has remained unsigned since. Molly Brown had said he grabbed her by the wrist during a previous argument. The documents it released included journals and emails and they detailed a history of abuse far greater than Brown acknowledged when he spoke about being disciplined before the season started.

Amanda Nunes vs. Valentina Shevchenko gets top billing at UFC 215

On Saturday night, UFC flyweight champion, Demetrious Johnson was looking to make history by earning his 11th title defense against Ray Borg . The 24-year-old Borg (11-2) "was deemed unfit to compete by the UFC medical team", according to a statement released by the promotion.

Arsenal star Santi Cazorla has been through 'harrowing' injury experience - Martin Keown

Speaking ahead of the game at the Emirates, Wenger told reporters: "Do I suffer with performances like that?" Arsene Wenger has dismissed claims that Thomas Lemar refused to sign for Arsenal . They had their weak games as well, and their weak behaviours as well. "Every single manager in the league would agree that it's time to kick that out before the season starts and not continue to have players in the dressing room who are half out and half in".

Del Potro turns back clock

Nadal had dropped the first set in the two previous rounds but he was locked in from the start of his 50th U.S. Open victory, never losing serve and facing just two break points. "I mean, we're not playing every day in an atmosphere like this". The answer, the No. 1-seeded Nadal said earnestly, was no - because he'd rather go up against someone easier to beat.

England bring Toby Roland-Jones back for series decider at Lord's

In worrying signs for coach Trevor Bayliss in his side's final five-day match before the latest Ashes series, the top order fared no better than their West Indies' counterparts on a nightmare day for batsmen in northwest London . It will be a famous achievement if the West Indies do prevail 2-1 on the back of their shock five-wicket win at Headingley last week. "It was swinging when I got the ball and when the ball swings, it's a good opportunity to run up and not just put the ball there ...

Arsene Wenger Denies Liverpool Target Thomas Lemar Snubbed Arsenal

Sanchez was forced to respond after being heavily criticised back home for his performance in those two losses, and his mentality was also questioned after Arsenal's 4-0 humiliation at Liverpool . Keeping hold of Sanchez and doing nothing in the league is simply a waste of everyone's time. " I always have problems understanding what a legend is and what a legend isn't ", Wenger stated at a pre-match press conference ahead of Arsenal's clash with Bournemouth on Saturday.

Fantasy Football for Spartans

What do I think is a fair trade for this player? It was just the way my father raised me. The average "general manager" is spending on average over four hours per week on fantasy football at the office, working out to about a $1,186 loss in productivity on average.

Patriots fans at Gillette Stadium likely won't see Roger Goodell Thursday night

All this is relevant because of Patriots' fans dislike of Goodell stemming from Deflategate, and this being his first non-preseason visit to the stadium since. So it sounds like his face - both with and without the clown noses - will be shown to the national television audience. Why do Patriots fans have such hard feelings about Goodell? If that's the case, there's always a new banner to cheer them up.

Let Dele Alli off, Mauricio Pochettino tells Federation Internationale de Football Association

Mauricio Pochettino has passed on a message from Tottenham contract rebel Toby Alderweireld that he is " happy " and "fully committed with the club". "He's a world champion - he won the World Cup with Spain - and that is the mentality that can translate to us with the experience of winning big things".

Tottenham show off stunning new pitch that will accommodate NFL

They are playing their home fixtures at Wembley Stadium for this campaign. That's because the club today tweeted a fascinating video of their "world-first dividing retractable pitch" at the new ground - it's pretty impressive stuff. SCX were also the team behind building the retractable roof on Centre Court at Wimbledon, and will be adding a similar installation to Court One for the 2019 tournament.

The ACC releases its 2017 basketball schedule

WFU only plays UNC once, in both teams' conference opener. The Blue Devils and the Wolfpack play just once, Saturday Jan. 6 at NC State . Duke will play a non-conference tilt against St. 8 in Chapel Hill at 8 p.m. and Saturday, March 3 at Cameron Indoor Stadium at 8:15 p.m. The Seminoles will open up the ACC schedule at Duke on December 30th.

List of potential North American World Cup sites narrowed

Thirty-two areas and 35 stadiums are on the list for the U.S. Canada has six cities and Mexico three. (Joshua Trujillo/Chronicle) ***CORRECTED CAPTION*** HOUCHRON CAPTION (03/15/2005) SECSPTS COLOR: CROWD CONTROL: After 69,582 fans saw the United States-Mexico game in 2003, expectations were high for soccer in Houston.

Browns Waive S Calvin Pryor On Thursday

He disappointed in his brief stint in Cleveland after being acquired in a trade for linebacker Demario Davis back in June . The 25-year-old Pryor was selected 18th overall by the Jets in the 2014 NFL Draft and recorded 130 tackles with two interceptions over 44 games (three seasons) in NY.

Tip times, television info released for 2017-2018 schedule

These contests include Michigan State vs. Duke on ESPN, Kansas vs. Nebraska on FS1 and Ohio State vs. The Spartans will play an additional five games on Fox Sports 1. 12/4-Iowa, 8 p.m. Penn State plays at Purdue on BTN in its second Big Ten Sunday night game on February 18 at 8 p.m.in Mackey Arena. 12/21-Tennessee Tech, 8 p.m.

Urban Meyer calls out Tom Herman

Meyer said he did not blame players when he arrived at OSU because they were his players once he arrived. "It's like a new generation of excuse", said Meyer. With one week and one embarrassing loss in the books, it seems about right that college football fans already have to listen to some Texas coaches squirm and blame-shift.

Alderweireld happy at Tottenham - Pochettino

Tottenham manager Pochettino insists Alderweireld remains focused on Spurs, though, following talks between the pair on Thursday. Ahead of the game, Mauricio Pochettino has been speaking to the media at his pre-match press conference this afternoon and he's given reporters a team news and injury update.

Yankees GM in 1990s Gene 'Stick' Michael dead

Gene "Stick" Michael waves to the crowd during the team's Old Timers' Day in 2009. He played for NY from 1968-74 and retired as a career.229/.288/.284 hitter. Michael became a Yankees coach and minor league manager before assuming the major league job in 1981. They lost and after his team played to a 44-42 record the next season, Michael was sacked.

Ronald Koeman: 'Ross Barkley reason for Everton stay is a private matter'

Barkley did say later that he didn't undergo a medical with any club on deadline day and is keen to recover from his hamstring injury before taking a decision on his future. To the end of this season he has his contract. "Then we will see what the decision will be at that time". However, with Everton failing to make any other striker signings during the summer transfer window, it appears there is a way back for the player.

Chris Froome improves lead in rebound performance at Spanish Vuelta

Froome struggled in the hard climb of Los Machucos on Wednesday , losing 42 seconds to his challengers, but he recovered with a strong charge in the final climb of the 169-kilometre stage from Suances to Camaleno in northern Spain. Victory in a frantic stage went to Lotto Soudal's Armee, who dropped fellow escapee Lutsenko in the final kilometre to pick up his first professional win - and deny his Astana rival a second Vuelta stage victory on his 25th birthday.

Mourinho takes serious shots at Arsenal boss Wenger

You don't question things like that because you lose one game. "Every defeat is a crisis, yes". Arsenal had hoped that the inflammation he felt would heal but he was eventually sent for surgery on the plantaris tendon on his right foot in Sweden in December.

The Stifel Nicolaus Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (ACOR)

About 3.11 million shares traded. AQR Capital Management LLC now owns 129,458 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $2,719,000 after acquiring an additional 42,154 shares in the last quarter. Geode Capital Management Ltd Liability reported 407,794 shares. Parametric Port Ltd Com reported 0% stake. 68,600 were reported by California Pub Employees Retirement Systems.

Roger Goodell believes Colin Kaepernick will get another opportunity in the NFL

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell believes Colin Kaepernick will get another chance to play in the NFL but said decision-makers for each of the league's 32 teams will have the final say. Colin Kaepernick has yet to be signed by an National Football League team as the season kicks off Thursday. For fans of football and cannabis, this Thursday marks the beginning of a season-long sesh, when the reigning Super Bowl champion New England Patriots host the Kansas City Chiefs to kick off the ...

US Open 2017: Andrey Rublev becomes last teenager standing

It will be Kanepi's sixth quarter-final at the majors and second in NY after also reaching the last eight in 2010. "I would like to point out to his suddenness, speed and the ability to dictate the play". "Maybe I gave her the opportunity to play well", Brady said. "She came out playing, I felt, like the No. 1 player". While world number three Federer is hugely popular with the NY crowd, the 24th seeded Del Potro can count on support from the legions of Argentines that have packed into ...

Mithali garners support after getting trolled

Some trolled her over what she wore in the picture, but her fans soon sent them packing with a barrage of counters and tweets in the cricketer's favour. However, much to the surprise of many, what came as a surprise is the fact that several people on social media came to her support and spoke up on her behalf.

NIA continues to conduct raids in Kashmir

During searches fixed deposits of Rs 1 crore and "incriminating documents" and "suspicious financial records" and electronic devices were seized, the NIA said. This is for the first time since the rise of militancy in Jammu and Kashmir in the early 1990s that a central probe agency has conducted raids in connection with the funding of terrorist and separatist groups.

Buccaneers-Dolphins won't play Sunday at 1 pm in Miami

Could the game be moved to November 19 in Miami? One option being considered was to push the game to week 11, when both teams are scheduled for a bye week. The Dolphins already have one of their home games being played in London, so while the priority is always for public safety, moving the game's kickoff time up might be preferable to moving the game's location and playing Sunday.

Blizzard is turning the old 'Tonight Show' studio into an esports arena

The facility will also have a practice space so players can prepare for competition - such as a locker room for its video-game athletes. The studio will be renamed Blizzard Arena Los Angeles and used for a televised eSports experience, with numerous needed features already in place, including multiple sound stages, control rooms and areas that can used as practice facilities.