• Stokes hailed for saving gay duo from homophobic attacks
Stokes hailed for saving gay duo from homophobic attacks

Even though the incident made global headlines, with Stokes' place in the team under threat - the pair say they weren't aware of the fallout until police came knocking on their last week. Cook is England's all-time leading Test run-scorer (11,629 at 46.33) while Anderson (506) and Broad (388) are England's all-time leading Test wicket-takers.

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  • Saudi Arabia is first country to grant citizenship to robot
Saudi Arabia is first country to grant citizenship to robot

Perhaps the strangest thing about the whole stunt is the fact that Saudi Arabia, a country notorious for withholding civil rights to women, has granted citizenship to a robot that seemingly identifies itself as a woman. "Good afternoon my name is Sophia and I am the latest and greatest robot from Hanson Robotics . So I am more than happy, I am exc...

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  • Miller bashes Bangladesh into submission
Miller bashes Bangladesh into submission

South African Richard Levi's 100 off 45 balls against New Zealand (Hamilton, 2011-12) was the previous fastest T20I century. Instead Miller rose from his back having scrambled to make his ground and swatted Mahmudullah's next ball over long-off for six.

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  • Bradley Beal avoids suspension for fight vs. Warriors, teammates receive ban
Bradley Beal avoids suspension for fight vs. Warriors, teammates receive ban

While there was never a doubt about Felix and Morris getting a game each - that is a crime the National Basketball Association has been consistent about punishing with that price - it was anyone's guess what the league office would determine Beal and Oubre deserved for their roles in the incident.

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  • 3 things we learned in the Patriots win over the Chargers
3 things we learned in the Patriots win over the Chargers

It's too easy, and really does no good to use Julian Edelman's absence for the excuse as to why the Patriots have been so awful in the red zone as of late. It certainly seemed as though they could pull the upset as the Patriots came out a bit stagnant. In the second quarter, Benjamin fielded a punt, but bobbled the ball as he caught it.

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  • Nationals agree to three-year deal to make Martinez their next manager
Nationals agree to three-year deal to make Martinez their next manager

Dave Martinez is the Nationals' next manager. New York Mets hitting coach Kevin Long and former Boston Red Sox skipper John Farrell were also candidates for the Nationals' job. The team made the surprising decision not to retain Baker, prompting criticism from many corners of the baseball community, then set about searching for someone w...

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  • Texans owner apologizes again for
Texans owner apologizes again for "inmates running the prison" comment

After team owner Bob McNair made a controversial statement about players who kneeled during the national anthem during an NFL meeting, more than half of the Houston Texans' players kneeled during Sunday's national anthem. Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman even stated that he thinks Texans players would probably have boycotted this week's...

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  • 76ers guard Markelle Fultz out indefinitely
76ers guard Markelle Fultz out indefinitely

But in a statement today, the team said after that Fultz's consultation with shoulder specialists, he will remain out with "soreness and scapular muscle imbalance in his right shoulder". Fultz is shooting 33 per cent, 50 per cent from the free-throw line and has not attempted a 3-point shot all season, all as a reserve. Hopefully, Fultz can ...

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  • Puel hails ideal day as Leciester start with win
Puel hails ideal day as Leciester start with win

Every coach and every manager has their ideas on how they want to play, and I certainly do. However the struggling England legend did shake Unsworth's hand as he trudged off, beaten and demoralised. Leicester shocked the football world two seasons ago by seeing off the Premier League powerhouses to secure the title, with the likes of Jamie Vard...

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  • Brees leads Saints past Bears, 20-12, for 5th straight win
Brees leads Saints past Bears, 20-12, for 5th straight win

Brees also connected with Michael Thomas seven times for 77 yards. Instead, the Bears eventually settled for a field goal to make it 14-6. Drew Brees went a near-perfect 10-of-11 passing for 128 yards in the first half. Bears coach John Fox said following the game that Miller dislocated his knee and was taken to a local hospital, where he wil...

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  • Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho hails side's commitment after Spurs win
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho hails side's commitment after Spurs win

The goal was Martial's fourth of the season off the bench, and Mourinho suggested that the France worldwide is more effective as a sub rather than when starting matches. "It looked like we didn't know that every point is a precious point". He said to Sky Sports: "Deserved, hard match, it could have been a draw, two big teams, I think both try...

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  • Winx makes it 22 straight - just - with Cox Plate win
Winx makes it 22 straight - just - with Cox Plate win

Former jockey Malcolm Johnston is not sad Winx has reached Kingston Town's record of three Cox Plates . Blake Shinn had other ideas on Humidor ($31) and chased hard, coming to within a long neck and forcing the mare to better the record 2min02.98sec she set for the 2040m in her first Cox Plate by.04sec.

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  • Carlo Ancelotti on stand-by to replace Antonio Conte
Carlo Ancelotti on stand-by to replace Antonio Conte

But Conte is adamant he is going nowhere and that Ancelotti won't be making a Chelsea return. "I think he's ready to start, he's ready to come on during the game and have a good impact", Conte said. There were also rumours that the Chelsea players have been contact former Blues assistant manager Holland to complain about Conte's tough regime ...

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  • Marcell Dareus traded, heading south to Jacksonville
Marcell Dareus traded, heading south to Jacksonville

Dareus, the Bills' highest-paid player this year, has four seasons left on the six-year, $95.1 million contract he signed in September 2015. None of the deal is guaranteed beyond 2018, so salary cap numbers for 2019 ($14.6 million), 2020 ($14.6 million) and 2021 ($14.65 million) are likely to become irrelevant.

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  • Typical Jose Mourinho - Dominic Matteo Feels Man Utd Parked Bus Against Tottenham
Typical Jose Mourinho - Dominic Matteo Feels Man Utd Parked Bus Against Tottenham

Rose made his first appearance of the season as Spurs drew with Real Madrid at the Bernabeu last week while he played nearly the entirety of their EFL Cup defeat to West Ham United on Wednesday evening. "I was honest. My relationship with him is very good, we are in contact". The Premier League giants could be set to trade left-backs, with Luke S...

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  • Astros' Gurriel suspended five games in 2018 for gesture
Astros' Gurriel suspended five games in 2018 for gesture

After hitting a home run during the second inning, Gurriel squinted his eyes in a way seen as mocking Darvish's Asian heritage. "I didn't think anybody would think (bad) about what I meant with all those kinds of things like that", Gurriel said through his translator.

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  • Aaron Rodgers says Anthony Barr taunted him after injury
Aaron Rodgers says Anthony Barr taunted him after injury

ESPN .com's Jason Wilde texted Rodgers for clarification Thursday morning and here was the quarterback's response: "It's TV". Rodgers underwent surgery earlier this month and the Packers placed him on injured reserve. Rodgers described what happened and then said "the cameras caught me saying something to him", but they missed what Barr was doi...

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  • Marshawn Lynch destroys high schoolers on the field at Oakland Tech
Marshawn Lynch destroys high schoolers on the field at Oakland Tech

Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch dons his helmet for a workout at the team's training camp, on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 in Napa, Calif. "Once they found out, they and the League Commissioner promptly reminded all OUSD coaches of the bylaws and took appropriate measures". The always-competitive Lynch wanted it to be known he's still...

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  • DeMarcus Cousins discusses his emotional return to Sacramento to play the Kings
DeMarcus Cousins discusses his emotional return to Sacramento to play the Kings

With this marquee game now behind him, it will be interesting to see if Cousin can continue the momentum built of this game and help the Pelicans get back into the playoffs. "A lot of people that know me know I was nervous as hell". "I'm thankful for to have had the years I had in this city". The three-time All-Star sure had a amusing way of sh...

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  • Manchester United vs Tottenham: We have lost our fear factor - Mourinho
Manchester United vs Tottenham: We have lost our fear factor - Mourinho

Former United boss Louis van Gaal hit out at his fitness within a month of Shaw moving to Old Trafford. "I think with Southampton he achieved the impossible", he said. "Eric, let's see, he'll have one more training session, but he is the only one I hope from the injured group that can be ready". Shaw, however, paints a different picture of his ...

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