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Sports ESPN, Disney XD To Air Upcoming
Author: 0 ESPN, Disney XD To Air Upcoming "Madden NFL" Esports Competitions

ESPN has shown esports and Heroes of the Storm on its airwaves before, but the network is digging deeper into the vast realm of competitive gaming. The deal covers broadcast rights to the upcoming Madden NFL 18 Championship Series, an e-sports tournament of the game's best players that begins February 2.

Sports Early Australia Day fireworks set up win
Author: 0 Early Australia Day fireworks set up win

Cummins even cautioned family and friends against booking tickets to watch him play in the Boxing Day Test - the fourth of the Ashes series. The rot set in early for England after being sent in by Smith for the second successive match, this time in humid conditions which favoured seam bowlers, as Australia sought to turn around their awful recent record of just one win in their past 11 completed matches.

Sports Australian Open Winding Down
Author: 0 Australian Open Winding Down

Nadal hobbled and limped during the final set and as soon as Cilic broke his first serve of the set to go up 2-0, 2017 Australian Open finalist chose to call it quits with the scoreline reading 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (5), 2-6, 0-2. Nadal went into the year's opening Grand Slam tournament with knee concerns, but ironically that wasn't the problem that finally brought him undone in the heat of battle with Cilic .

Sports Kyrie Irving threatened to sit out if the Cavaliers didn't trade him
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving threatened to sit out if the Cavaliers didn't trade him

Smith finally started to knock down some shots from beyond the arc. Kyrie Irving needs to undergo minor knee surgery as a follow-up to the procedure he underwent during the 2015 Finals to fix his broken kneecap. Right now, the Irving trade couldn't look worse for the Cavaliers . With the Cleveland Cavaliers imploding and the Boston Celtics thriving, it's easy to second-guess the Cavs' trade of Kyrie Irving this past summer.

Sports Stokes rakes in IPL mega bucks, Root and Gayle among unsold
Author: 0 Stokes rakes in IPL mega bucks, Root and Gayle among unsold

Now in the lengthy process of qualifying to play for England, Archer has been a sensation in the Big Bash, with bat and ball, and the Sussex star has a base price of just £44,000. Hardik was retained by MI before auction for Rs 11 crores. Rashid Khan was retained by SRH for Rs 9 crore. What are the team budgets and which players have been retained? That means a team that still has a right-to-match option available can match the bid made by the opposing franchise, and keep its player ...

Sports Complaints about Larry Nassar raise questions about MSU
Author: 0 Complaints about Larry Nassar raise questions about MSU

One of Nassar's victims, Olympic gold medal winning gymnast Aly Raisman , called for further investigation of the disgraced doctor. Even as Nassar's sentencing wrapped up this week, Michigan State and USAG defended themselves in another court.

Sports Chelsea defender Azpilicueta urges patience with Barkley
Author: 0 Chelsea defender Azpilicueta urges patience with Barkley

For sure today I was forced to make this substitution, but at the same time he can improve a lot. We knew we could perform better in the second half and that's what we did. Wenger was unable to field the cup-tied Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who joined the club from Manchester United earlier this week in a swap deal with Sanchez moving in the other direction while Ross Barkley made his debut for Chelsea as a first-half substitute.

Sports Leicester make light work of Peterborough
Author: 0 Leicester make light work of Peterborough

Leicester City have cruised into the fifth round of the FA Cup thanks to a straightforward 5-1 win against Peterborough United at the ABAX Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Amidst growing fears that there might indeed be some truth to the latest reports on Jamie Vardy , the Leicester City front man has spoken up, making it be known that there's no move on the cards.

Sports Ronaldo speaks on leaving Real Madrid for PSG
Author: 0 Ronaldo speaks on leaving Real Madrid for PSG

Neymar is back is in the Paris Saint-Germain squad for their Ligue 1 clash with Montpellier on Saturday after missing two matches with injury, the French league leaders announced on Friday. "I saw him play in different tactical systems, with different philosophies of different managers, I saw him (be) successful in every country, with every manager, with every system, in every position".

Sports Kohli Breaks Indian Record At Wanderers
Author: 0 Kohli Breaks Indian Record At Wanderers

The captains, Faf du Plessis and Virat Kohli , were called into a meeting with Pycroft and the umpires as per the International Cricket Council regulations. "I don't think it is a unsafe wicket ", he added. The situations are different, but there will be memories of Australia batsman Phil Hughes, who died after being hit in the neck by the ball in a game in 2014.

Sports JUST IN: Michigan State's Mark Dantonio comments on rumors he is resigning
Author: 0 JUST IN: Michigan State's Mark Dantonio comments on rumors he is resigning

First, the Larry Nassar court case was taking place and the victims of his assault were delivering testimonies, including some on how Lou Anna K. Simon, and other, should have done more. When we find out about the problems, it has come from the police or university authorities. The show is reporting they have obtained never-before-publicized reports of sexual or violent incidents involving members of Michigan State's men's basketball program, including a undergraduate student-assistant ...

Sports Canadian women to play Russian Federation for bronze at Sydney Sevens
Author: 0 Canadian women to play Russian Federation for bronze at Sydney Sevens

As for the men, they had only the one match yesterday, eventually edging out the United States of America by a margin of seven points, the final score being 26-19. Justin Geduld kicked four conversions and Afrika one. "We have some good combinations out there, obviously Cherry was rested a bit yesterday so it's great to have her back out on the field again".

Author: 0 Rob Gronkowski on Patriots' harm report with a concussion

Gronkowski has yet to practice this week, but he is expected to play in Super Bowl LII. The Patriots' Friday injury report included mock game statuses for the team's injured players and they said Gronkowski would have been out due to the concussion he sustained in the AFC Championship Game.

Sports Marcus Smart Hurt His Hand Punching A Picture Frame In A Hotel
Author: 0 Marcus Smart Hurt His Hand Punching A Picture Frame In A Hotel

The team released the following statement before media availability at practice at the University of San Francisco Friday. Smart was returned to Boston for evaluation, where the two-week timetable for a return was set. Smart says he will learn from it and come back better. As a group, we're going to support him, and I hope that he gets well. "Everything cleared up, and I didn't have a concussion", said Horford, who has had two concussions over the past two seasons.

Sports Carson Wentz ditches cane, showing progress in ACL rehab
Author: 0 Carson Wentz ditches cane, showing progress in ACL rehab

Wentz said, when he went under the knife days later, doctors told him he had an LCL tear as well. "I'm very confident in that". The rehab, it's the same type of progression and everything. "I 100 percent believe I'll be back better than ever, stronger ever, and with no looking back", Wentz said. Also in his second NFL season, Wentz established himself as one of the best quarterbacks in the league.

Sports Woods feeling good after Torrey Pines fightback
Author: 0 Woods feeling good after Torrey Pines fightback

The focus of the golfing nation - most particularly the thousands of fans roaming the grounds at Torrey Pines on Friday for the second round of the Farmers Insurance Open - was fixated on one player among the 156 in the field. That's why I'm excited to play the weekend, continue getting used to my feels, because they are different. His miss most of Thursday was left, before going right late.