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Sports Maxwell called in as cover for Warner
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In-form opener Cameron Bancroft will make his debut, presented with his baggy green prior to the toss, while wicketkeeper Tim Paine will feature in a Test for the first time since 2010. The selection of the injury-prone Marsh was criticised by local media and pundits given his modest test record and Australia's usual preference for an all-rounder to help with the bowling load.

Sports Dallas Cowboys G Zack Martin out against Chargers
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While Prescott struggled to get anything going, the Chargers had three players with catches over 20 yards before half time, while the longest play for Dallas was an eight-yard Jason Witten catch. LANDOVER, Md. - Kirk Cousins threw two touchdown passes to compensate for a pick-6, and Washington beat NY on a drab field in a drab game between two injury-depleted teams that did not look ready for prime time.

Sports Neymar drops the F-bomb as he storms out of interview
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But his happiness vanished just minutes after the game when he passed through the Mixed Zone at Parc des Princes to attend the press. There has been some speculation linking the forward with a return to Spain, with Francesc Aguilar of Mundo Deportivo (h/t Matt Maltby of MailOnline) recently reporting Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has spoken to Neymar's father about a potential future transfer.

Sports Oscar Pistorius sentenced to an additional seven years behind bars
Author: 0 Oscar Pistorius sentenced to an additional seven years behind bars

Pistorius did not appear in court for the hearing when the 15 year sentence was handed down. Judge Thokozile Masipa later sentenced him in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria. Back in 2014, Oscar Pistorious was sent to prison for six years for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius's initial culpable homicide conviction was changed to murder by the SCA following the State's appeal.

Sports Manny Pacquiao Hints At Conor McGregor Boxing Match For Next Fight
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Former boxing champion Paulie Malignaggi recently said talks for a fight between them is being discussed. Could Manny Pacquiao vs Conor McGregor happen? Pac-Man - who is widely considered to be past his prime - took to social media on Thanksgiving Day to throw his hat into the arena.

Sports Hail Mary: Egg Bowl still important, but in different ways
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Ole Miss has struggled on defense this year, allowing 35.2 points and 455.7 yards per game. Past year in the Egg Bowl, he ran for a school-record 258 yards and two touchdowns and also threw for three TDs. Not only are both teams dealing with a short week, but they also are trying to block out the swirling coaching rumors. Treadwell also set the Ole Miss record for TD receptions in a season with 11 in 2015.

Sports Arsene Wenger explains what Gunners lacked in Cologne Europa League defeat
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Wenger is likely to ring the changes once more as he looks to keep his first-team squad fresh after all-but-sealing passage to the last-32 of the UEFA club tournament. But it did not matter; events in Barysaw meant that Arsenal were safe, and they must now decide whether or not they are bothered about winning the competition.

Sports Jerry Jones done with National Football League lawsuit idea over Roger Goodell's contract
Author: 0 Jerry Jones done with National Football League lawsuit idea over Roger Goodell's contract

This time, Jones' request was to hold another vote on the extension, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. Goodell's current deal as commissioner is set to expire after the 2018 season. And Jones already formally requested a new majority vote of all owners last week, which was formally rejected . And Jones has escalated it by going against other owners to battle over the terms of Goodell's contract extension.

Sports Aiyegbeni Retires From Football On 35th Birthday
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He made about 57 appearances for the national team scoring 21 goals in the bargain. Gradually Yakubu's playing time at Everton became less frequent and he was sent out on loan to Leicester in January 2011 prior to leaving permanently for Blackburn later that year.

Sports Trump defends Moore against charges
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The 30-second spot, titled 'Immoral, ' names seven women who have accused Moore, a Republican former judge, of a range of sexual misconduct offenses when they were in their teens. Numerous Republicans have called on Moore to step aside immediately. Officials with both those groups said on Wednesday their organisations had not changed their decisions in light of Trump's remarks.

Sports HS Prannoy hangs on; easy for PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal
Author: 0 HS Prannoy hangs on; easy for PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal

The Indian will now face another Japanese, fifth seed Akane Yamaguchi, in the quarter-finals on Friday. The players met for the first time. In men's singles event, shuttler HS Prannoy will face Kuzumasa Kakai of Japan in the second round.

Sports Robinho handed lengthy prison sentence after being convicted of sexual assault
Author: 0 Robinho handed lengthy prison sentence after being convicted of sexual assault

Robinho had previously been accused of sexual assault during his City days, but was ultimately cleared of any wrongdoing. A report by Football Italia claimed that Robinho will given a chance to appeal. During his time there, Robinho was arrested after a girl alleged that she had been raped at a nightclub in Leeds. Robinho joined Atletico Mineiro from Guangzhou Evergrande a year ago.

Sports Indian golfer Chawrasia leads in 1st round of Hong Kong Open
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Fitzpatrick fought back from some tricky positions, recovering from next to a path off the par-five 3rd hole with a fine pitch shot leaving him a simple tap-in for birdie. "When we do get the chance to sit down, we'll have a look at what was good in 2017, what could be improved on and we'll make sure that we make those adjustments and then look at goal-setting as well".

Sports 3 in latest 2017 CFB Playoff rankings
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Every game featuring a Top 10 team in the playoff rankings from Week 12 went to form, with Oklahoma State, who was previously ranked 13th, the highest-ranked program to lose. With two more wins - against Minnesota on Saturday and Ohio State in next week's Big Ten Championship game - the Badgers would likely move into the top four and earn a playoff spot.

Sports Smalling defends himself after England omission
Author: 0 Smalling defends himself after England omission

The England worldwide has missed just one game for United since 12 September and has played the full 90 minutes in the last six games in the Premier League. I think I can use every game that I play for United, whatever cup it is. 'Whilst I'm playing regularly under Jose, than I am happy enough'. "I think it would strike fear into myself if I was playing against them, and it strikes fear into most teams", Smalling said of United's forward options.

Sports Iran Moves Up Two Places — FIFA Rankings
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The Super Eagles also dropped 50 points as they are now on 671 points from their previous 721 points. The Senegalese national team has been ranked the 23rd and that is the highest they have been placed in their history so far. The ranking's top five - Germany, Brazil, Portugal, Argentina and Belgium - will be heading to the global finals, and all maintained their positions from the October edition.

Sports Maui Jim Maui Invitational Day 1 Recap
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Skylar Mays threw down a dunk with 1:18 left to give the Tigers the lead for good, with Tremont Waters sealing the win with a free throw with six seconds remaining. "I've never had a championship here, Rashard", Marshall said in a loud tone. Charles Matthews had 22 points and 10 rebounds, Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman scored 17 points and MI cruised to a 102-64 victory over Chaminade in the Maui Invitational on Tuesday.

Sports Ashes: All eyes on sore Warner and Shaun Marsh
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Australia's vice-captain felt a twinge in his neck as he ran back to take a catch on Tuesday and immediately left the field to receive treatment. Root said he expected Warner to play in the series-opener, and wouldn't be distracted by speculation about a change in the Australian lineup.

Sports Lonzo Ball throws down insane one-handed alley-oop
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Ball has been struggling with his offense this season, mainly on his jump shot which has prompted coach Luke Walton to sit the young point guard during the fourth quarters of games. "I think he's done a phenomenal job as a father with Lonzo", Walton added Tuesday, per Lakers Nation's Matthew Moreno . If that trend holds, Ball and the Lakers should start to see wins pile up at higher rates as they try to build some momentum before the calendar flips over to 2018.

Sports Clippers' Patrick Beverley Out For Season Following Knee Surgery
Author: 0 Clippers' Patrick Beverley Out For Season Following Knee Surgery

This is definitely bad news for a Clippers team that has lost nine consecutive games and finds itself among the bottom rung in the Western Conference. Paul's mastery at setting up Jordan helped him become a star and without that kind of pick-and-roll partner he's not quite finding the same success this season.