• South Africa beat Australia by 20 runs in rain-hit T20
South Africa beat Australia by 20 runs in rain-hit T20

Earlier, he impressed in the field with 14 for one and two catches, including a brilliant juggling effort on the boundary rope to dismiss South Africa's captain, Faf du Plessis . "We didn't start well and didn't recover from there". The rain delay has reduced the match to a T10I as the Proteas give opportunities to Farhaan Behardien, Chris ...

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  • Wallace takes 1-stroke lead at World Tour Championship
Wallace takes 1-stroke lead at World Tour Championship

Wallace, the most successful player on the European Tour this year with three titles, won six lower-tier Alps Tour titles in 2016 before moving onto the main tour early in 2017 by winning the Open de Portugal. "I'm not going to lie, it would be an fantastic thing to win, but regardless of what happens, just looking more in the long-term of my caree...

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  • Lionel Messi and Paul Pogba chat at Salt Bae's restaurant in Dubai
Lionel Messi and Paul Pogba chat at Salt Bae's restaurant in Dubai

The World Cup victor has been exempted from worldwide duty owing to an injury he picked up in the Champions League clash against his former club Juventus in Turin. He makes me love football more, always". Paulo Dybala has insisted that he is concentrating on Juventus despite speculation linking the Argentina forward with a move to Manchest...

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  • Truex falls just short in title defense — NASCAR notebook
Truex falls just short in title defense — NASCAR notebook

Reigning series champion Martin Truex Jr . was in a similar position a year ago and asked Hamlin, a fellow Toyota driver, to give him the first pit stall, but Hamlin declined. The championship with Hattori Racing Enterprises defied the odds because sponsorship troubles almost shuttered the team. "It's a tough night, a tough way to lose", Truex s...

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  • Kearney comes in as Ireland host All Blacks
Kearney comes in as Ireland host All Blacks

New Zealand will retain their world number one status despite losing to second-ranked Ireland - but All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen insisted before this clash that the victor would swipe the global bragging rights. Like a ferocious wrecking ball, Jacob Stockdale wrapped Smith up and carried him over to the sideline. It was an excellently wo...

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  • Warriors’ Stephen Curry listed as OUT vs. Rockets
Warriors’ Stephen Curry listed as OUT vs. Rockets

However, despite not being able to play, he was still brought along to sit on the sidelines as the Warriors faced the Atlanta Hawks and the Houston Rockets . So I'm just going to shoot when I'm open". By the way, as if you didn't know, KD is a ridiculous human being and shouldn't be able to shoot and dribble as well as he does in such an alien...

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  • Ameer Abdullah is 'another big-play piece' to Vikings offense
Ameer Abdullah is 'another big-play piece' to Vikings offense

With Compton in the lineup, three starters will have allowed 11.5 sacks. Fantasy tip: Though he will be tested by top-five defense, Trubisky appears to be settling in and is coming off one of his best games since Bears drafted him No. And the Bears are No. 2 in the National Football League in takeaways, which will be a big key here, much like in th...

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  • Premier League to introduce VAR next season
Premier League to introduce VAR next season

The Premier League will now make a formal request to the International Football Association Board and FIFA in order to introduce the technology. In April, Premier League clubs voted against the introduction of VAR for the 2018-19 season. Premier League clubs have agreed that the summer transfer window will again close before the start of the new ...

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  • Vicious cheap shot gets college hoops star barred from campus
Vicious cheap shot gets college hoops star barred from campus

Initial rumblings on social media indicated that Platt was not called for a foul, but ESPN's Myron Medcalf reports that several people in attendance say Platt was ejected after picking up a technical foul earlier in the game. According to Nichols spokesman Pete Divito, Tenaglia had guarded Platt throughout the game, frustrating him with his defen...

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  • New Zealand to host Women's Rugby World Cup 2021
New Zealand to host Women's Rugby World Cup 2021

But in the case of the women's contest, it is simply a case of a presentation followed by voting on the same day. "But there is no doubt the Black Ferns with their (on field) success influenced the outcome on the day". "You listen to the presentation and it's the passion for the sport", Beaumont said. "I'm really looking forward to her seeing t...

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  • Henshaw and Murray ruled out of All Blacks clash
Henshaw and Murray ruled out of All Blacks clash

That triumph ended an 18-match winning streak for the All Blacks , who wasted little time gaining revenge when the Kieran Read-led side won a rematch 21-9 two weeks later in Dublin. They're playing some great code at the moment so whoever pulls on 12 and 13 the boys in our team up against them will have to prepare pretty diligently", Crotty said.

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  • Nicky Butt: Manchester United low on confidence
Nicky Butt: Manchester United low on confidence

We didn't concede one chance - only the penalty. READ: Was the 44-pass goal the greatest in derby history? "It was great to come back, to feel the air of Manchester". That's the claim of The Sun which reports Mourinho has been left in no doubt that Champions League football next season is critical to his future.

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  • Australia concede their biggest stand, Starc his worst over
Australia concede their biggest stand, Starc his worst over

But when he fell in the 42nd over, his side's chances virtually went with him. "Dave said about five seconds later, "we'll refer it". It all meant that Finch's side would have to summon a level of quality batting that they have not recently been able to reach since the bans imposed on Steven Smith and David Warner, save for the remarkable Test ce...

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  • Fed Cup final: Czech Rep go 2-0 up against United States
Fed Cup final: Czech Rep go 2-0 up against United States

The U.S.is the most successful country in the global team competition and won its 18th Fed Cup title past year with Rinaldi in her first season as the captain. Both players made 32 unforced errors and the American had 23 winners _ two more than Strycova _ but the Czech made her experience count in the decisive points.

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  • Bucks crush defending champs on Golden State's home court
Bucks crush defending champs on Golden State's home court

That got the Bucks a split in the two-game season series, after the Warriors limited Antetokounmpo, Middleton and Bledsoe to 52 points in a 108-94 Golden State win at Milwaukee in January. "So, we've got to get the movement and the strength back in it before he can go out and play". Curry left Thursday night's game against the Milwaukee Buck...

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  • Kei Nishikori sinks Roger Federer to make the winning start — ATP Finals
Kei Nishikori sinks Roger Federer to make the winning start — ATP Finals

Today through to Friday plays host to the group stages, with each player having a rest day between each group match. I've played my best Masters 1000 hard-court event in Paris just last week and I'm feeling fresh. "I just feel like this is a great leverage, an opportunity to promote tennis all around the world", he added, suggesting it could move a...

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  • Lewis Hamilton benefits from Max Verstappen's bad luck in Brazil
Lewis Hamilton benefits from Max Verstappen's bad luck in Brazil

When the Dutchman eventually did see Ocon, at the post-race scales, matters became more physical with the Red Bull driver confronting the young Frenchman and giving him a push. "Emotions are running high, I told him to just get yourself under control on the cool-down lap because he has lost a race victory through no fault of his own".

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  • Real Madrid target Raheem Sterling signs new deal at Manchester City
Real Madrid target Raheem Sterling signs new deal at Manchester City

I felt from the minute I got here it was the right choice for me. "It's paid off and I'm really grateful". Pep Guardiola's men dominated their local rivals with a display of passing quality and attacking incision which reflected their spot atop the Premier League table.

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  • Klopp: Liverpool have to apologise for the way they win
Klopp: Liverpool have to apologise for the way they win

But he believes his side's displays are constantly being measured against the free-scoring performances which steered them to the Champions League final last season. "I would really be an idiot", he said. Liverpool's goal difference is now 12 worse than City's, but Klopp said he was not focusing on that ahead of the game against a Fulham ...

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  • Stefanos Tsitsipas wins Next Gen ATP Final in Milan
Stefanos Tsitsipas wins Next Gen ATP Final in Milan

The 19-year-old de Minaur rallied past Spain's Jaume Munar 3-4 (5/7), 4-1, 4-1, 3-4 (4/7), 4-2, to set up a showdown with 20-year-old Tsitsipas, who later beat Russia's Andrey Rublev 4-3 (7/3), 3-4 (5/7), 4-0, 2-4, 4-3 (7/2) in Milan .

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  • McCaw sees Ireland's Schmidt as good fit for All Blacks coach
McCaw sees Ireland's Schmidt as good fit for All Blacks coach

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt should be the next cab off the rank to coach the All Blacks once Steve Hansen departs, according to former captain Richie McCaw. "They're nervous about Argentina and how good they are". "Simon has been head coach at Scarlets and Faz at Saracens and then part of the England set-up".

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  • Giroud revels as Chelsea match victor
Giroud revels as Chelsea match victor

It is part of the game, I guess. I have been playing football as a professional for more than 10 years. I think we didn't play very well, I didn't like the first half because we moved the ball only horizontally and slowly, so it was hard to be risky.

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  • Sixers to acquire Jimmy Butler from Timberwolves
Sixers to acquire Jimmy Butler from Timberwolves

The Heat enter Saturday night's home game against the Washington Wizards with a 5-6 record. As per the agreement, Philadelphia will send Robert Covington , Dario Saric , Jerryd Bayless , and a 2020 second-round pick to Minnesota for Jimmy Butler and forward Justin Patton .

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  • Foyth victor helps Spurs head into worldwide break in top four
Foyth victor helps Spurs head into worldwide break in top four

They have had to fight through this strenuous run of games with Dele Alli , Christian Eriksen, and Eric Dier all suffering injuries. The Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino now thinks that his flagship player is absolutely single-minded about getting goals on the ground, and also thinks about it much more than he should.

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  • Danny Welbeck given oxygen, stretchered off with serious-looking injury
Danny Welbeck given oxygen, stretchered off with serious-looking injury

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil, who was not included in the squad to face Sporting , tweeted during the match to wish his team-mate well. Asked about the mood in the dressing room at half time , Emery said: "When one player is having an injury like that and the players are on the pitch they look at this injury".

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  • Packers look very mediocre against Patriots
Packers look very mediocre against Patriots

The Packers ended the third quarter with a promising drive that already had gone 59 yards. Every year, Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy nips any playoff talk in the bud by saying it's not a topic of conversation until the team wins 10 games.

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  • Saints sign ex-Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant
Saints sign ex-Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant

New Orleans also has its No. 88 jersey available. The Saints win over previously unbeaten LA has solidified them as a threat to make the Super Bowl. The three-time Pro-Bowler has been linked to many teams this season from the Cleveland Browns to the New England Patriots , but has yet to sign a contract.

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  • Chelsea's Eden Hazard 'no risk' to play vs BATE Maurizio Sarri
Chelsea's Eden Hazard 'no risk' to play vs BATE Maurizio Sarri

That will be a big incentive for Sarri and his squad, as with some big matches on the horizon and a busy Christmas period to come, to have the ability to rest as many players as he wants in the final two games safe in the knowledge that the results are not important, would be a nice luxury to have.

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  • Benzema scores brace as Real Madrid thrash Viktoria Plzen
Benzema scores brace as Real Madrid thrash Viktoria Plzen

Real Madrid took the last contest between the two, winning 2-1 thanks to goals from Karim Benzema and Marcelo. "For me he is the best coach I have ever had but unfortunately he didn't have that little bit of luck when he was with us", Carvajal said, as quoted by AS.

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  • Jamal Murray: Celtics Know 'I Was Trying to Get 50'
Jamal Murray: Celtics Know 'I Was Trying to Get 50'

But not everyone was happy with that last three-point bid, taken when the outcome of the game was already determined. Murray was on his back, his head tilted behind him, as he watched his teammate splash in the 3-pointer, finally giving Denver the lead after a night of climbing against the Celtics .

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