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Test blow for Ben Stokes

It took only until the fifth over of Pakistan's second innings on a cloudy morning for England's all-time leading wicket-taker to yet again make short work of opener Shan Masood . Two balls later Ali bowled a no-ball full toss that sailed above Hafeezs head. He couldn't compete with the strike-rate of Root, though, who reached his joint-fastest fifty off 38 balls - milking the attack and deploying the slog-sweep and switch-hit to damaging effect. Read More

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Ravens agree to 1-year deal with OL Long, pending physical

Ravens agree to 1-year deal with OL Long, pending physical

Their need for a veteran offensive tackle increased last month after the team released Eugene Monroe , who has since retired. There is also a chance that Long could compete for the starting job at left guard. The Ravens expect him to be on the field over the next couple of days after he passes the test. At the end of the 2013 season with the Rams, he tore his ACL. Read More

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Argentina striker Higuain joins Juventus

Juventus Football Club can today confirm that it has purchased the registration rights of Gonzalo Higuain for €90 million, payable in two financial years. And now they look set to lose out on Higuain too, with speculation linking him with a move to Serie A champions Juventus in the next couple of days, according to talkSPORT. Read More

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Fans pack village to see Griffey, Piazza

Fans pack village to see Griffey, Piazza

Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza traveled along two very different baseball paths, but ended up in the same place.The tale of these two dynamic ballplayers who were inducted into MLB's National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday is a classic example of the old adage: "It's not how you start, it's how you finish". Read More

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USA Basketball to host family of fallen military at games

USA Basketball to host family of fallen military at games

And it has now been almost 10 years since the lowest moment of coach Mike Krzyzewski's career when Team USA was upset by Greece the game before in the world semifinals. There was a stretch when Team USA stringed a couple of misses from downtown. Krzyzewski praised George's play and said he was perhaps in the best shape of any of the Olympians as a lot of them were playing their first game action in weeks. Read More

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JJ Watt Surgery for Herniated Disc

He is expected to be ready for the regular season opener on September 11 at NRG Stadium when the Texans host the Chicago Bears . He played through a number of injuries including torn abdominal muscles and a broken hand and still managed to post 17.5 sacks in 2015. Read More

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IOC: 45 More Positive Cases In Retests Of 2008, 2012 Samples

IOC: 45 More Positive Cases In Retests Of 2008, 2012 Samples

A total of 1,243 samples have been retested so far in the first two waves of the reanalysis program. The IOC stores samples for a decade in order to re-test using newer methods or to look for new drugs. The IPC said it had acted after McLaren provided the names of the athletes associated with the 35 "disappearing positive samples" from the Moscow laboratory highlighted in the report. Read More

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Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton "lied about why her parents named her Hillary".

The Kentucky Republican wasted virtually no time after Justice Antonin Scalia died on February 13 in making his plans known, with most of his Senate GOP caucus quickly backing him. The Majority Leader reminded the audience that their party regained control of the Senate in 2014, putting pressure on the Democratic president with a "freshman class of rock star Republicans". Read More

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Former Cajun Charles

Former Cajun Charles "Peanut" Tillman Retires From NFL With Cool Video

The 35-year-old Tillman, known for his " peanut punch " after forcing 44 career fumbles, spent his first 12 seasons with the Bears and went to two Pro Bowls. During his 13 years in the NFL, Tillman was one of the most productive and physical defensive backs in the league. He was also was named the recipient of the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award, which honors the awarded player's volunteer and charity work, as well as excellence on the football field. Read More

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Ex-Pro Bowl RB Foster reaches deal with Dolphins

The Dolphins must feel confident that Foster is healed from his injury. The Dolphins have young talent in the backfield in Jay Ajayi, which brings substance to the position, but can offer he offer the talent provided by Foster? Arian Foster's time with the Houston Texans is done, but his time in the National Football League may not be. Read More

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Conte loses first game in charge of Chelsea

Conte loses first game in charge of Chelsea

Le Saux doesn't think Antonio Conte needs to sign too many more players because he believes the club's underperforming stars of last season will improve next season. At the Bianconeri, the players called the dressing room Cape Canaveral because of the objects that went flying through the air during a Conte team talk. Read More

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Tim Duncan thanks Spurs fans in open letter

Even though his numbers have fallen off in recent years, Duncan was still an elite defender even at age 40, so Popovich also stated that they have to figure that out. San Antonio is gaining a brand-new downtown skyscraper. When asked if he tried convincing Duncan not to retire, Pop said, "No. I'm so exhausted of coaching him, he's so stubborn". Read More

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Splash! Kevin Durant finalizes two-year deal with Warriors

This, he said, is the harder route - "It was time for me to try something new, try a new challenge". Here's where it gets challenging from the Warriors point of view: Durant has an option to opt out after one season. I wanted to see if he really would embrace me as a player and as a person, and I had no doubts that he would. I felt like it was time for it, and I made the decision. Read More

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Arsenal switch striker focus to £26m Serie A hitman

Arsenal switch striker focus to £26m Serie A hitman

The Hammers had been waiting for the Colombian worldwide to make his decision on Friday, and he finally delivered his verdict to their contract offer. "I have a deal with AC Milan, and I'm sure that we'll find a solution that'll be the best for both myself, my family and the club, which is still my first choice, and my priority". Read More

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Strasburg, Not Giolito, to Start Sunday

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg throws during the third inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Sunday, July 3, 2016, in Washington . Asked whether he was disappointed by Baker's decision, Strasburg said, "I understand where he's coming from, yeah". Espinosa homered after Lamb walked three straight in the fourth, giving Washington a 5-0 lead. Read More

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