“I Probably See…” Wasim Jaffer On Potential Jasprit Bumrah’s Replacement For T20 World Cup
File photo of Jasprit Bumrah© BCCI Former India batter Wasim Jaffer feels that Deepak Chahar should replace Jasprit Bumrah in India’s squad for the T20 World Cup. Bumrah was ruled out of the tournament due to a back injury, which had also forced him to miss the Asia Cup last month. Chahar impressed the management during the recently-concluded T20I series against South Africa. Jaffer feels Chahar should be given a nod ahead of Mohammed Shami, considering his recent exploits...
Veteran WR Beasley retires after 11 NFL seasons
12:53 PM ET Wide receiver Cole Beasley has decided to retire from the NFL after 11 seasons, his agent said Wednesday. “He is ready to be with his family after playing 11 seasons and it’s time to be a full-time dad and husband,” agent Joel Turner told ESPN. “His wife and kids are still back home in Texas. They came out for the first game, went through the evacuation last week which the Tampa Bay organization hasn’t received near the credit they deserve for the way...
Protester files police report after Wagner tackle
6:12 PM ET THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — The fan who ran onto the field during the Los Angeles Rams‘ loss at the San Francisco 49ers on Monday night filed a police report against Rams linebacker Bobby Wagner. Shortly before halftime of the game at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, a fan ran across the field with what appeared to be a device letting out pink smoke. Rams linebacker Takkarist McKinley came toward the person then Wagner stepped in and laid him out with a big hit. Santa...
Rodgers: Would prefer more time over in London
6:12 PM ET GREEN BAY, Wis. — Aaron Rodgers sounds slightly more excited about the Green Bay Packers‘ game in London on Sunday against the New York Giants than his coach. So much so that Rodgers would have preferred to spend a little more time overseas. Rodgers was not complaining or second-guessing Matt LaFleur’s decision to do most of their prep work in Green Bay, but after hearing his coach talk about how difficult the lead-up to this game is, Rodgers sound amused about...
Former Jags QB Bortles says he ‘quietly’ retired
9:56 AM ET JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Quarterback Blake Bortles, who led the Jacksonville Jaguars to a division title and the AFC Championship Game after the 2017 season, says he has retired. Bortles, the No. 3 overall pick in 2014, announced his retirement on an episode of the “Pardon My Take” podcast. “I quietly… I didn’t tell anybody, I retired,” he said Wednesday, when asked if he was in good shape to sign with an NFL team. “I guess you guys are...
Royals oust Matheny hours after season ends
11:05 PM ET Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Manager Mike Matheny and pitching coach Cal Eldred were fired by the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night, shortly after the struggling franchise finished the season 65-97 with a listless 9-2 loss to the Cleveland Guardians. The Royals had exercised their option on Matheny’s contract for 2023 during spring training, when the club hoped it was turning the corner from also-ran to contender. But plagued by poor pitching,...
Auction house offers fan $2M for Judge’s HR ball
3:36 PM ET ESPN News Services The owner of a sports memorabilia auction house said he offered $2 million to the fan who caught New York Yankees star Aaron Judge‘s American League-record 62nd home run. JP Cohen, president of Memory Lane Inc. in Tustin, California, told The Associated Press on Wednesday that he has texted and emailed Cory Youmans, the man who caught Judge’s milestone shot Tuesday night at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. Cohen said Youmans has not yet...
McNeil stays atop batting race, edging Freeman
5:28 PM ET ESPN News Services NEW YORK — Jeff McNeil stayed on top without taking a swing. Nursing a four-point lead in the big league batting race, McNeil was not in the New York Mets‘ lineup Wednesday for their regular-season finale against Washington. He only played defense after entering late and finished with the highest average in the majors — one point ahead of Los Angeles Dodgers star Freddie Freeman. “It’s definitely a dream come true,”...
Premier League worry index: Can Liverpool, Man United get back on track?
12:43 PM ET Ian DarkeESPN.com writer Close Darke, who called games for the network during the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, is ESPN lead soccer voice in the United States. He has covered the Barclays Premier League and the Champions League since 1982, and has one of the world’s most recognizable soccer voices. As the Premier League plot begins to take shape, fans will be assessing what kind of season might be in store for their team. There is still plenty of time for...
Worcester players to have contracts terminated
4:16 PM BST Worcester Warriors players and staff are set to have their contracts terminated after part of the English Premiership club was wound up in the high court on Wednesday. Worcester went into administration last week and were suspended by the Rugby Football Union (RFU) from all competitions since August after failing to meet a deadline to prove they could operate amid financial difficulties — the club is pursued by HMRC in the High Court for unpaid tax worth a reported £6...
Saban: QB Young day-to-day with shoulder injury
1:33 PM ET Alabama star quarterback Bryce Young is day-to-day as he recovers from a shoulder injury, coach Nick Saban said Monday. Saban reiterated the injury — a sprained AC joint suffered during the Saturday win over Arkansas — is not expected to have long-term ramifications. As far as when Young resumes throwing, Saban said, “I can’t tell you if that’s going to be today, tomorrow or the next day.” 2 Related Alabama, which passed Georgia to take the...
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Auburn LB Leota, QB Calzada to have surgery
4:11 PM ET Associated Press AUBURN, Ala. — Auburn edge rusher Eku Leota could miss the rest of the season with a pectoral injury, coach Bryan Harsin said Monday. Leota will have surgery Tuesday for the injury sustained early in the loss this past weekend to LSU, Harsin said. The Tigers are set to visit No. 2 Georgia on Saturday in their first road game of the season. Harsin also confirmed previous reports that transfer quarterback Zach Calzada will undergo season-ending shoulder...
By Patabook News 2022-10-04 06:00:01 0 2
‘Grateful’ Simmons makes his debut with Nets
12:14 AM ET NEW YORK — Brooklyn Nets guard Ben Simmons made his long-awaited debut with his new team on Monday after almost a year and a half away from the game. After pushing for a trade out of Philadelphia while citing mental health concerns and then dealing with offseason back surgery, Simmons said he felt “amazing” while scoring six points, dishing out five assists and grabbing four rebounds over 19 minutes in Monday’s 127-108 preseason loss to the 76ers....
By Patabook News 2022-10-04 06:00:01 0 2
Cavs’ Mobley to miss 1-2 weeks with ankle sprain
7:05 PM ET Associated Press CLEVELAND — Cavaliers starting forward Evan Mobley will miss time with a sprained right ankle suffered during practice, an injury that could sideline him for the start of the regular season in two weeks. Mobley injured the ankle during a workout on Saturday. The team said Monday that an MRI confirmed the injury and that the 7-footer will be out “approximately 1-2 weeks.” Mobley will miss Wednesday’s preseason game at Philadelphia. The...
By Patabook News 2022-10-04 06:00:01 0 3
Wisconsin to pay Chryst an $11 million buyout
8:10 PM ET Former Wisconsin football coach Paul Chryst will receive a reduced buyout of $11 million, the school said Monday. Chryst, fired Sunday following a 2-3 start to the season, had approximately $20 million left on a contract that paid him through January 2027. But athletic director Chris McIntosh said Sunday that Chryst had agreed to take a reduced payout, while not revealing the specifics. Chryst will be paid his buyout no later than Feb. 1, and all funds will come from the...
By Patabook News 2022-10-04 05:00:01 0 4
Towns was in hospital with infection, sources say
5:01 PM ET Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns was hospitalized last week with a throat infection that caused him trouble breathing and forced him to be on bed rest for days, sources told ESPN. Towns spoke to the media Monday for the first time since falling ill and said his weight was down to 231 pounds (he’s listed at 248), but he didn’t reveal the nature of the non-COVID-19 illness. Towns, who missed all of the Timberwolves’ training camp, said he didn’t...
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N. Korea’s talks of new army duties suggest nuke deployment
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea discussed assigning additional duties to its frontline...
By Patabook News 2022-06-23 02:00:01 0 49
Wikipedia Executives Summoned by MeitY, Government Slams Vandalism of Cricketer Arshdeep Singh’s Page
Wikipedia executives were reportedly summoned by the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) on...
By Patabook News 2022-09-05 23:05:02 0 23
Man Falls 15 Feet From Crumbling Detroit Pedestrian Bridge – CBS Detroit
DETROIT (AP) — A man walking on a footbridge to a Detroit Tigers game said he fell 15 feet to...
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