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Cook more than justified his inclusion by following up his first-innings 60 with a century in the second, becoming the youngest Englishman to score a Test hundred. India's record in Sri Lanka has been good especially because the bowlers have been able to pick 20 wickets in Tests and the batsmen have been able to do well in what can be called familiar conditions.

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Charges dropped, warrant for Whitehead rescinded

Whitehead was believed to have shoplifted food and drinks from a Manassas, Va. convenience store June 22 and was charged with failing to appear at a July 6 court date. "I never once had an altercation with the cops", Whitehead emphasized in an exclusive interview with Cowboys HQ . " Let's not sugarcoat anything ", Whitehead told Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News .

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Arturo Vidal staying with Bayern Munich for sure

Inter remember Vidal's success in Italian football with Juventus and are ready to move to take him back to Serie A. He explained: "Yes, there was a chance to come to England". "A move could be a possibility but there is also a chance he could stay with us for the season", the Bayern boss said, as quoted by Sky Sports .

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Colts Placing Andrew Luck On PUP List For Start Of Training Camp

Ballard assured the assembled media that Luck did not have a set back and will still be ready to go for the Colts for Week 1 of the regular season. The quarterback started the throwing process last week and is getting his strength and weight back.

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LeBron James will not waive his no-trade clause for Cavs

He averaged 25.2 points per game last season while playing somewhat of a second fiddle. He sat out the entire 2012-13 season following knee surgery. But Irving reportedly doesn't want to be James' sidekick anymore, and now Cleveland is facing a conundrum, especially with James himself potentially one year from free agency.

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NBA Report: Carmelo Anthony, Thunder Have Mutual Interest

So, they found a third team to take Ryan Anderson or a fourth team to take Meyers Leonard ? Anthony, of course, has a no-trade clause, so both he and NY would have to approve anything that could happen. During the 2016-17 season, Anthony, a 10-time NBA All-Star, averaged 22.4 points and 5.9 rebounds per game. They have intensified in recent weeks with the departure of Phil Jackson as team president of the Knicks .

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PGA Open: Branden Grace shoots first 62 in major championship history

It would also put Spieth one leg away from the career Grand Slam of all four majors with just the U.S. PGA to go. Playing in the last group of the day, Spieth shot a 65 and has a three-stroke lead as he tries to become the second youngest player to win three majors.

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Jose Mourinho Rules Out Manchester United Move For Gareth Bale

Transfer speculation over De Gea returning to hometown club Real has stretched on for the last two years, ever since the goalkeeper was a whisker away from heading to the Bernabeu in the summer of 2015. "Am I going to always be jumping from keeper to keeper, match to match - no - but I will try to analyse and the only thing I can say is we, not just me, all trust both goalkeepers a lot".

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Javier Hernandez 'Chicharito' joins West Ham United from Bayer Leverkusen

Bilic tended to use a 3-4-2-1 formation last season, and given Carroll's injury woes, Hernandez can be confident of lining up on August 13 at his former club Manchester United as the focal point of the attack. West Ham now have Andy Carroll and Diafra Sakho as strikers, but the two have frequently struggled with injury issues. The capture of Hernandez would continue manager Slaven Bilic's overhaul of the West Ham squad, having agreed a club record fee, thought to be in the region of ...

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Polish Senate approves controversial Supreme Court reform bill

Party spokeswoman, Beata Mazurek, said Thursday that people in small towns across the country have a sense the justice system is not on their side and the party wants to change that. Communist rule ended in 1989. He also said he hoped President Andrzej Duda would quickly sign the newly approved reform into law. "We will not be intimidated by Polish and foreign defenders of the interests of the elite ", the prime minister said in an address on state television.

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Latest Rumours on Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil

And the famed Paris United , who have a glowing reputation on all matters PSG and who yesterday reported an agreement between PSG and Alexis, have today dropped a bombshell. "The decision has been made and we will stick to that", the Frenchman said. I've dreamt about it since I was a kid'. Contact between the club and Sanchez's representatives has intensified in recent weeks, but as part of their strategy to sign him, PSG are looking to quickly find an agreement with the player first.

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Cavaliers talking contract with Derrick Rose

Since then, Rose's impact has been limited - he averaged 18 points per game for NY last season, but he was a relatively inefficient shooter and remains unable to hit from 3-point range. Rose shot 47.1 percent, which was his best shooting percentage since his 2009-10 sophomore campaign with the Bulls . Perhaps the biggest issue for this hypothetical pairing, if it comes to fruition, is the fact that Rose is a bad three-point shooter historically.

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The lowdown on Harmanpreet Kaur

Kaur scored an unbeaten 171 from just 115 deliveries, smashing 20 fours and seven sixes to leave the six-time winners shellshocked as they were bowled out for 245 with two overs remaining. It is only the second time that India have entered the summit clash of the global event, having lost to Australia in the final of the 2005 edition.

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BSP supremo Mayawati quit hours after angry walkout from Rajya Sabha

While announcing the awards, Patil said that the criteria included whether the parliamentarians followed the rules of procedures of the House . "I even bypassed the Leader of Opposition to allow her to speak first", Kurien said. Mayawati later walked out of Rajya Sabha in protest. Sources added that Lalu offered Mayawati to Rajya Sabha seat from Bihar if she wishes; the RJD has 80 Members of Legislative Council (MLA) in 243-member Bihar Legislative Assembly.

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New NBA uniforms eliminate traditional home and road concept

The company hinted recycled plastic might play a role in the new jerseys when it included the material in its uniforms for the United States basketball team during the 2016 Olympics . The first two editions are the Association and Icon Edition . The Icon Edition represents the team on the road and its rich heritage and iconic identity.

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Is there a loser in Steelers contract standoff with Le'Veon Bell?

In keeping with this theme, Bell took to social media Monday evening to speak out about the lack of a long-term deal. With Bell more focused on rehabbing from surgery than a new deal, the Steelers were without him for all of the team's OTAs and minicamps.

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Path to Another Wimbledon Title Clears for Roger Federer

They join Nick Kyrgios, Feliciano Lopez and Viktor Troicki as high-profile players to have their Wimbledon run cruelled by injury. Li is from Pennsylvania and she defeated Simona Waltert of Switzerland 7-6 (4), 6-1. Open, it just opened so many possibilities in my mind for the rest of my career". After all, he led the first-set tiebreak 4-1. 'Andy Murray may have lost, but nothing got past him post-match.' said the official Wimbledon Twitter account.

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A day on the Tour de France

With the way Froome and Team Sky are riding now, it's going to take a team effort to give someone else a shot at the overall lead. He lost touch with the leaders in the sharp ascent of the Cote de Saint Pierre and crossed the line 25 seconds behind stage victor Michael Matthews.

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Jonathon Simmons, Magic agree to a 3-year deal, per report

Simmons , 27, averaged 6.2 points, 2.1 rebounds, and 1.6 assists in 17.8 minutes a game in 2016-17, his second season in the National Basketball Association. Simmons burst onto the scene this postseason when he stepped up big for the Spurs after Tony Parker went out with an injury and LaMarcus Aldridge decided he didn't want to make an impact.

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National Football League finally close to Ezekiel Elliott domestic violence ban

The investigation is still ongoing, but Schefter says there is a "growing sense" Elliott will miss at least one game. Elliott was accused of beating a woman who he had a "sexual relationship" with in July 2016 in Columbus, Ohio. The Cowboys have veterans Darren McFadden and Alfred Morris behind Elliott on the roster, but they are expected to bring in more help - for competition and depth in training camp if nothing else.

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White Sox deal starter Quintana to Cubs

Though Quintana's numbers this season (4-8, 4.49 ERA in 18 starts) haven't been up to his career standard, the five-year veteran posted a minuscule 1.78 ERA across five starts in the month of June. The White Sox are in a much different situation than the Cubs, which is what fueled the trade. Adding those prospects rose their farm system to the third best overall at the beginning of the season, and the addition of Jimenez and Cease might bump them up even more.

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Milwaukee Brewers Acquire Tyler Webb From New York Yankees For Garrett Cooper

The rest of the season, Webb has dominated at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, going 2-1, with a 3.24 ERA in 21 relief appearances. Webb, 26, posted a 4.50 ERA in seven appearances this season, his major league debut with the Yankees. With Greg Bird still injured, the Yankees have not had much luck at first base this year. A right-handed batter, Cooper had not hit more than nine home runs in a single season prior to this year.

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Hugh Freeze declines comment on suit, admits Ole Miss created 'adversity'

The suit, filed in Oxford, Miss., says Ole Miss breached a severance agreement after he was sacked that made them "contractually prohibited from making any statement whatsoever relative to coach Nutt's tenure as an employee of Ole Miss that might damage or harm his reputation as a football coach".

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Venus Williams Is Making a Run at the Wimbledon Title

Williams, however, knocked the stuffing out of the first Latvian Grand Slam victor with her first serve and then preyed mercilessly on Ostapenko's timid second serve. "They discuss the schedule before the matches, and I know it's always not so easy". "I knew she wouldn't give me much for free". There was a mere resigned shake of her head when Williams eased to three match points and moments later she was gone.

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David Griffin removes name from Knicks' search

Two days after reportedly meeting with Knicks leadership to discuss joining the team's front office, David Griffin has pulled his name out of contention. Griffin was instrumental in turning the Cleveland Cavaliers into a powerhouse squad in the Eastern Conference. In the wake of Phil Jackson's departure as president of basketball operations, Mills is expected to move into the president's title - with Griffin , if he becomes GM, taking over the primary responsibilities of running ...