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Author: 0 NZ bowler Trent Boult breaks Test record

The left-arm paceman finished with his best Test figures of 6-30 as Sri Lanka were bowled out for 104, giving the Black Caps a 74-run first-innings lead. "In the UAE, it's tough conditions for a seam bowler and you come here and you nearly expect it to happen. If we can get through a couple of wickets, keep them under 420, that's a good thing".

Sports Messi: I Knew I Would Not Be In Ballon d'Or Fight
Author: 0 Messi: I Knew I Would Not Be In Ballon d'Or Fight

And Ronaldo's rivalry with Messi is far from over with Barca equally as keen to win the competition this term, although the duo both missed out on the Ballon d'Or in 2018 with Luka Modric claiming the prestigious award. "Like me, accept the challenge". Messi, in an interview with Marca , has insisted he does not need to change. Talking about post-Messi preparation, Cruyff said , "Better not to think yet because it's okay and keep doing it great".

Sports Australia v India: Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli cause Australia problems
Author: 0 Australia v India: Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli cause Australia problems

Rahane got unlucky shortly afterwards though as one delivery from Lyon kept too low and he was plumb lbw. Petter Siddle dropped Rohit while Pat Cummins grassed a chance to send back Pant. Rohit then poked a single off part-time spinner Aaron Finch to secure his 10th test half-century before Pant was eventually out slogging to Usman Khawaja in the field for 39.

Author: 0 Baker Mayfield finally tells truth about Hue Jackson stare down

Cameras appeared to catch Mayfield staring down Jackson - now a special assistant with the Bengals - while passing the sidelines during the Browns' 26-18 victory. Mayfield has apologized for those incidents. That's gotten me here. Browns rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield has become a much-needed hero for a Cleveland sports fanbase that lost LeBron James.

Sports Boston College's bowl game vs. Boise State was ruled no contest due
Author: 0 Boston College's bowl game vs. Boise State was ruled no contest due

Dillon's 19-yard touchdown run with 5:08 remaining. There was a delay that lasted an hour and 20 minutes before the game was called. The delay was 80 minutes. While Minnesota quarterback Tanner Morgan was just 7-of-13 passing for 132 yards, the young freshman did toss two lovely scoring strikes to top wideout Tyler Johnson (57 yards too) and kept the chains moving when needed as the program won their third straight bowl game.

Sports Jerebko shines in Warriors' win, Clippers topple Nuggets while Bryant lifts Wizards
Author: 0 Jerebko shines in Warriors' win, Clippers topple Nuggets while Bryant lifts Wizards

Are the Golden State Warriors giving up too many points at home tonight when they host the Los Angeles Clippers at 8:30PM ET? Tonight's game will also be the second time that the Warriors have met the Clippers this season, as the game between the two teams earlier in the season resulted in the controversial incident between Draymond Green and Kevin Durant .

Sports South Africa vs Pakistan, 1st Test Day 2 in Centurion
Author: 0 South Africa vs Pakistan, 1st Test Day 2 in Centurion

Pakistan was into the long South African tail, though, with Bavuma the only recognised batsman left. Olivier was only in South Africa's team after Vernon Philander and Lungi Ngidi were ruled out by injury. "Very pleased. Very happy". "He is a true leader of the attack and deserves the record", said Pollock. In January this year, Steyn bowled 17.3 overs against India in the first Test before landing awkwardly and picking up an ankle injury.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo slams fans after Kalidou Koulibaly is racially abused
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo slams fans after Kalidou Koulibaly is racially abused

Ancelotti said that they had asked three times for the game to be stopped due to the abuse, but that the only action taken was to make announcements to the crowd. He is expected to keep his place in the starting XI when Spalletti's side play away to Empoli on Saturday. Of being French, Senegalese, Neapolitan: "man".

Sports Doctors confirm Lakers James has groin injury
Author: 0 Doctors confirm Lakers James has groin injury

Like James, Rondo suffered his injury during a 127-101 win at Golden State on Tuesday. James told ESPN's Dave McMenamin after the game that "the good thing is the muscle is intact". He appeared to say "I felt a pop" to the Lakers' training staff before leaving. For the moment, LeBron James "dodged a bullet", but he'll still miss the Los Angeles Lakers' next game.

Sports Clemson's Lawrence among 3 Tigers to fail drug tests
Author: 0 Clemson's Lawrence among 3 Tigers to fail drug tests

According to Jori Epstein, Lawrence, reserve offensive tackle Zach Giella and reserve tight end Braden Galloway all failed a drug test after a sliver of ostarine was detected. native, led Notre Dame to 10 victories a year ago, before he was replaced by Book after three games this season. There are matchup advantages that Notre Dame must win, there are matchup advantages for Clemson that the Irish players must neutralize, and there are areas where things seem balanced.

Sports Rams expect Gurley to face Cardinals
Author: 0 Rams expect Gurley to face Cardinals

The Rams went from worst to first a year ago when they claimed the NFC West crown with an 11-5 record. Jared Goff completed 19 of 24 passes for 216 yards for a touchdown. Anderson scored on a 4-yard run and Los Angeles led 21-9 with 2:10 left in the half. At the top of the list was the throw. Well, if it was, Fitzgerald chose to pull off a career-first.

Sports Mauricio Pochettino calls on Spurs to keep their focus amid title talk
Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino calls on Spurs to keep their focus amid title talk

And Pochettino is the heavy favourite for the Manchester United job following the sacking of Jose Mourinho last week. However, while he remains optimistic over an agreeable resolution for both club and player, he says Spurs must be prepared to adapt to the "dynamic" and changeable nature of modern football.

Author: 0 College football bowl game renamed to honor first responders

Giving up Christmas with family, spending a ton of time and money and not even being able to play the game is brutal. "Oftentimes weather moves, and we saw what was possibly coming", Ringler said. Hawaii 's planned second postseason game of 1941, against San Jose State, was canceled because of the attack on Pearl Harbor. "It's not what anybody wanted, but at the same time you can not control it".

Sports Chris Paul to miss 2-3 weeks due to hamstring injury
Author: 0 Chris Paul to miss 2-3 weeks due to hamstring injury

He sustained a similar injury in Game 5 of last year's Western Conference Finals which sidelined him for the remainder of the Rockets' postseason run. "It just didn't go in for me". Just as the Rockets were turning things around, they lost Chris Paul and their game against the Miami Heat . Dallas trailed 89-82 at the start of the fourth quarter before scoring eight straight points to take the lead, with six coming from Devin Harris.

Sports Simmons stars for Sixers in National Basketball Association victory
Author: 0 Simmons stars for Sixers in National Basketball Association victory

Lowry and Danny Green returned after missing time with injuries . The Raptors also officially ruled out forward Serge Ibaka Saturday ahead of the game. I don't think the mark of being a great team is playing on Christmas", VanVleet told Postmedia before catching the plane back to Toronto. General Manager Elton Brand addressed reporters pregame.

Sports Guardiola admits Man City are lacking 'confidence' defensively after Leicester loss
Author: 0 Guardiola admits Man City are lacking 'confidence' defensively after Leicester loss

If we make the same number of points in the second part of the season we are fighting to win the Premier League . Now there will be doubts but what we have to do is try to change the dynamic to win games and make good performances. "We lost with the lottery of the penalties". And unsurprisingly, City have conceded 0.9 goals per game with Fernandinho in the side, as opposed to 1 without him.

Author: 0 South Africa vs Pakistan

Imam-ul-Haq missed a full ball and was trapped leg before by Kagiso Rabada in the second over for a duck. He shared a 67-run partnership with Hasan Ali for the ninth wicket to save his team from a complete capitulation. "On all different wickets around the world he's been absolutely superb, " Pollock said, "and what those figures don't tell is he's a fantastic guy as well".

Sports Former UF standout Singer gives special gift to his parents
Author: 0 Former UF standout Singer gives special gift to his parents

An MLB pitching prospect has given his parents a major league Christmas present. But there is something I want to give to you. In the video his mom begins reading a letter from Singer thanking them for all their dedication helping him achieve his goals.

Sports Thoughts on the AP poll: Duke rises to top spot
Author: 0 Thoughts on the AP poll: Duke rises to top spot

Kansas, which was the top-ranked school last week, fell to No. 5 following an 80-76 loss to then-No. It was expected that Kansas would fall from No. 4 or No. 5. The Sun Devils gained one spot to No. 17. No. 20 NC State and 25 Oklahoma are the two additions to this week's poll. This week the Blue Devils handled the Princeton Tigers defeating them 101-50 and then traveled north to Madison Square Garden and defeated the then No.

Sports Saban: 3 Alabama players suspended for Orange Bowl
Author: 0 Saban: 3 Alabama players suspended for Orange Bowl

Clemson and Notre Dame will square off in the Cotton Bowl for the other playoff game. Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide walks on the field against the Florida Gators before the SEC Championship at the Georgia Dome on December 5, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Sports Benitez: Newcastle need 'another miracle' to stay up
Author: 0 Benitez: Newcastle need 'another miracle' to stay up

They are a team which has a lot of potential up top with top players, so we need to be strong, keep the shape and keep fighting as we are doing.' That Newcastle fought against Fulham is undeniable, but their painful lack of quality on the ball made for a brutal 90 minutes during which they did not manage a single effort on target.

Sports Golfer Jyoti Randhawa arrested on poaching charges in Uttar Pradesh
Author: 0 Golfer Jyoti Randhawa arrested on poaching charges in Uttar Pradesh

Police have also seized his vehicle, a red SUV, weapon (.22 rifle) and other equipment. Ace Indian golfer Jyoti Randhawa has been arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Forest Department on charges of poaching. The report also claims that Randhawa had killed a jungle fowl on Tuesday. Randhawa owns a farm in the area and was seen in the nearby forest zones for the last three days, said officials.

Sports Cardiff formation repeated, Dalot recalled? Predicted Manchester United side to face Huddersfield
Author: 0 Cardiff formation repeated, Dalot recalled? Predicted Manchester United side to face Huddersfield

United have recorded only four wins in eight home league games this season, and Solskjaer has urged his players to step up to the plate when they host Huddersfield Town on Thursday (AEDT). "That's the key, we should be looking forward to playing there". Manchester United beat Cardiff 5-1 away in their first match after Jose Mourinho's sacking and former player Wayne Rooney , who was a guest of BT Sport at the game, gave his thoughts on the Portuguese.

Sports Green Bay Packers at New York Jets
Author: 0 Green Bay Packers at New York Jets

But Clay Matthews might have given the best reason of all. They had a great plan and we weren't able to get to them. The Jets , like the Packers, appear headed for a coaching change, which puts a large portion of the roster in limbo for the future.

Sports DJ Swearinger blasts Jay Gruden, who released him for blasting coach
Author: 0 DJ Swearinger blasts Jay Gruden, who released him for blasting coach

The Redskins surprised everyone when they released D.J. "I'm a very smart football player". The now-former Washington safety said the defense should have been more aggressive against a backup quarterback, adding that he "probably (watches) more film than the coaches." At different times this season, Redskins safety D.J.

Sports Danault scores 3, Byron in OT to lift Habs over Vegas
Author: 0 Danault scores 3, Byron in OT to lift Habs over Vegas

Brandon Pirri scored two goals, Jonathan Marchessault scored his first goal in six games, and Marc-Andre Fleury made a season-high 43 saves for the Golden Knights . "I got to witness some playoff games previous year and this building is pretty electric", Pirri said. Following losses in Colorado and Arizona, the Canadiens were sunk by a three-goal explosion that sent Carey Price to the bench and propelled the home team to a 6-3 win.

Sports Jets preparing huge offer for Jim Harbaugh
Author: 0 Jets preparing huge offer for Jim Harbaugh

You can't fault the Jets for trying and there are a lot of attractive aspects about their job - big market, Sam Darnold on a rookie contract for three more years, mountains of cap space that a candidate as desirable as Harbaugh could possibly also leverage control over - but I just keep coming back to the fact that there won't ever stop being solid National Football League jobs available to Harbaugh and that right now it'd be a really bad look for him to leave MI without having achieved ...

Sports LSU Player Kills Man Trying to Rob Him, Teammate
Author: 0 LSU Player Kills Man Trying to Rob Him, Teammate

He was not an LSU student and died at the scene. The two players were also inside the truck and made a 911 call after the shooting occurred, the newspaper reported . LSU said it was focusing on their student-athletes and made counselors available. He was still expected to play January 1 when LSU faces the University of Central Florida in the Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, Ariz.

Sports Mkhitaryan out for six weeks with fractured metatarsal
Author: 0 Mkhitaryan out for six weeks with fractured metatarsal

Armenia global Mkhitaryan has been a regular under Unai Emery this season, making 20 appearances across all competitions. The 29-year-old received treatment following a tackle from Lucas Moura in the 30th minute and played out the remainder of the half.

Sports Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looking forward to 'special' Old Trafford return
Author: 0 Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looking forward to 'special' Old Trafford return

It will be interesting to see how we manage our current crop of players as the new man at the helm started with an impressive 5-1 win over Cardiff City. "I saw some of the first-team members and staff, you know the guys who do all the kit and the coaching staff, I spoke with Kieran McKenna, I spoke with Michael Carrick, I spoke with Mike Phelan and they were all walking around with smiles on their faces".

Sports Dereck Chisora and Dillian Whyte weigh-in ends in chaos
Author: 0 Dereck Chisora and Dillian Whyte weigh-in ends in chaos

DERECK Chisora showed off his new ripped physique as he delivered Dillian Whyte a cheeky message during their weigh-in ahead of Sunday's fight. "The voodoo talk", Chisora said. Sometimes rematches don't live up to expectations but if you go back and watch the first fight from a couple of years ago and see how both men have progressed since, you can't help but think we could get something even better tomorrow night at the 02 Arena in London.