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Sports Ashes 2017-18: James Anderson to be England vice-captain
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Pace spearhead James Anderson has been appointed as England's vice-captain for the Ashes series against Australia, which begins on November 23 in Brisbane. Joe Root's side are already without Middlesex bowler Steven Finn , who was forced to fly home earlier this week after sustaining damage to cartilage in his left knee.

Sports SC rejects petition filed against release of Padmavati
Author: 0 SC rejects petition filed against release of Padmavati

In the video , the director said, "This movie embroiled in so many controversies because of some rumour". JAIPUR:The BJP government in Rajasthan is mulling to set up a committee to look into issues and objections over Sanjay Leela Bhansali's controversial period drama Padmavati .

Sports Wiesberger leads in Sun City, Fleetwod 6 shots back
Author: 0 Wiesberger leads in Sun City, Fleetwod 6 shots back

There were only supposed to be nine South Africans hunting "Africa's Major" this week, but when the Nedbank Golf Challenge got underway on Thursday morning there were all of a sudden 10 locals in the field, with the addition overnight of Joburg Open victor and reserve Darren Fichardt .

Sports Last-gasp effort to salvage Rugby World Cup 2023 bid
Author: 0 Last-gasp effort to salvage Rugby World Cup 2023 bid

The letter was sent to World Rugby counterpart Brett Gosper and copied to World Rugby Council members. "We are asking the country to get behind us in this scrum and help push us over the line", said SA Rugby President Mark Alexander. "The Rugby World Cup Board has agreed we have a triple win - we can deliver record profits‚ we can host a [attendance] record final at FNB Stadium and more tickets than ever before will be on sale in a fabulous country with fabulous stadiums‚" he said.

Sports Jaipur teen takes flawless ten, without conceding a run
Author: 0 Jaipur teen takes flawless ten, without conceding a run

He claimed all the wickets to fall for Pearl Academy in a local T20 tourney, Late Bhawer Singh T20 tournament, playing for Disha Cricket Academy in Japiur on Wednesday. "I took two wickets in the first over, another two in the second over, another two in the third over and four wickets in my last over, which included a hat-trick off the last three balls", Akash told.

Author: 0 Devils forward Brian Boyle cried after scoring 1st goal since cancer treatment

Connor McDavid wheeled around forward Brian Gibbons in the dying stages and fed Leon Draisaitl for a sitter on Cory Schneider. It's the Oilers' second-straight overtime win and their first set of back-to-back victories this season. The Oilers improve to 6-8-1 on the season. Play evened out in the second period, where the Oilers tied it at 1-1. Boyle admitted he was teary-eyed when the puck went in.

Sports 'SportsCenter' anchors among those expected to be axed by ESPN, per reports
Author: 0 'SportsCenter' anchors among those expected to be axed by ESPN, per reports

Once the most profitable wing of Disney's media properties, ESPN has struggled in recent years amid the rise of cord-cutting and cheaper digital streaming options like Netflix. The network has dropped in households from 100.13 million in 2011 to an estimated 87.5 million households today. In addition to the bad business climate, it's been been a year of negative headlines for ESPN.

Author: 0 Dodgers' Corey Seager wins his second Silver Slugger Award

Shortstop Francisco Lindor, 23, achieved career-highs in nearly every offensive category during his second full season at the Major League level. He joins Edgar Martinez (4x) as the only Mariners designated hitters to win the Award. Selections were based on a combination of offensive statistics including batting average, on-base percentage, and slugging percentage, as well as the managers' and coaches' general impressions of a player's overall offensive value.

Author: 0 GSP: 'I Don't Plan to Hold The Middleweight Title & Not Defend it'

St. Pierre added that his contract states his next fight in the UFC must be against interim middleweight champion Robert Whittaker , but the 36-year-old would not commit to a timeline for the fight. "Dana White is going to talk with my agent, they're going to figure it out and we'll see after I come back from vacation", St-Pierre said. It hurt me very bad.

Sports Joseph O'Brien lights up Melbourne Cup with Rekindling
Author: 0 Joseph O'Brien lights up Melbourne Cup with Rekindling

Brown celebrated the moment with his wife, Kylie, and his three daughters Holli, 15, Charlie, 18 and Maddy, 21. O'Brien enjoyed huge success during his riding career, counting two Epsom Derbys among a clutch of Classic wins, tasting Breeders' Cup glory and being crowned Irish champion jockey twice.

Sports Croatia 4-1 Greece: Croatia put one foot in Russian Federation 2018
Author: 0 Croatia 4-1 Greece: Croatia put one foot in Russian Federation 2018

Greece , who edged out Bosnia to finish as distant runners-up to Belgium in Group H, are without key defender Kostas Manolas through suspension. The home country got off to the flawless start after Modric netted in the 13th minute from the penalty spot with a strike low into the bottom right corner.

Sports Philadelphia Eagles Sign Defensive Tackle To Extension
Author: 0 Philadelphia Eagles Sign Defensive Tackle To Extension

He has 1 1/2 sacks and eight tackles for losses. Even though Jernigan has only recorded 1.5 sacks this season, he's been an essential piece in the defensive line puzzle and has made it incredibly hard to double-team Cox on every play like they did a year ago.

Sports OJ Simpson kicked out of hotel after drunken disturbance
Author: 0 OJ Simpson kicked out of hotel after drunken disturbance

Details on what, exactly, occurred at the hotel while Simpson was present were scarce, but the Cosmopolitan's attorney issued a statement confirming that the former athlete was banned. A police dispatcher referred to Simpson by name - saying "Orenthal is here" - in an audio recording obtained by TMZ . It's unclear whether this incident will affect Simpson's parole, which he was only recently granted after serving nine years for a robbery case in 2007.

Sports Paradise papers: Lewis Hamilton jets off on 'best holiday ever'
Author: 0 Paradise papers: Lewis Hamilton jets off on 'best holiday ever'

Facing the media for the first time since he was named in the Paradise Papers , Hamilton did not explain his side, telling Sky Sports: "My team have released a statement and l don't have anything to add to that". What a year it has been, I have enjoyed every moment. "I prefer not to say who sent me messages, but some really cool people who I have not heard from or met".

Sports Ashley Young: 'I never considered leaving Manchester United'
Author: 0 Ashley Young: 'I never considered leaving Manchester United'

Whether you choose to believe him or not, Young must be doing something right, bearing in mind that if he plays against either Germany on Friday or Brazil on Tuesday, Southgate will have become the fifth manager after Hodgson, Stuart Pearce, Fabio Capello and Steve McClaren to select him.

Sports Rick Pitino knew of bribe to lure Brian Bowen to Louisville
Author: 0 Rick Pitino knew of bribe to lure Brian Bowen to Louisville

Court documents point to a specific meeting this past July where the agent, identified as Christian Dawkins , described Pitino agreeing to call Adidas executive James Gatto to ask for the money. After all, it was Gatto who allegedly called him. New information has been released to the public in the indictments of eight people surrounding an FBI investigation into corruption in college basketball recruiting.

Sports Liverpool told by RB Leipzig they can't have Naby Keita in January
Author: 0 Liverpool told by RB Leipzig they can't have Naby Keita in January

Ralph Hasenhuttl's side, who finished as runners-up to reigning champions Bayern Munich in their maiden Bundesliga campaign previous year, once again now stand just ahead of Borussia Dortmund as the Bavarians' closest title challengers and remain in contention to reach the last 16 of Europe's elite club competition.

Sports Colts Release Cornerback Vontae Davis
Author: 0 Colts Release Cornerback Vontae Davis

Mike Florio wrote that Davis didn't play because he believed he required "treatment and time off as a result of the groin injury that caused him to miss the first three games of the regular season". This time the unlucky victim is cornerback Vontae Davis . The email said Davis' situation was "non-injury related". It was also revealed this week that Davis had been demoted from his starting position.

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