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Sportivo Gavaskar Predicts 4-1 Series Win for India against Sri Lanka
Author: 0 Gavaskar Predicts 4-1 Series Win for India against Sri Lanka

That is what I have been doing. As for the ICC ODI Team Rankings, India are now at number three and they would have to win the upcoming series at least by a 4-1 margin to ensure that they stay at that position, ahead of England. Overall, it's a happy headache for the Indian team management and the selection panel, which had proposed a policy of rotation towards building the core for the World Cup that is a couple of years away.

Sportivo Seahawks George Fant out for season with torn ACL
Author: 0 Seahawks George Fant out for season with torn ACL

If Fant is out for an extended period - if not the season - the Seahawks might be forced to reconfigure an offensive line that they begun to portray as becoming somewhat stable. With the Seahawks thin at receiver with Tyler Lockett and Paul Richardson still out, Williams got the start. He got the call Friday, and responded with four tackles in the first half.

Sportivo Frankfurt complete signing of Kevin-Prince Boateng
Author: 0 Frankfurt complete signing of Kevin-Prince Boateng

Boateng has played almost 100 Bundesliga matches in a total of 377 appearances in the English, Italian, Spanish and German leagues. "And I can not wait to meet my new teammates, to wear the Eintracht jersey and to go out there and play" he added.

Sportivo Slides: What to Watch For: Patriots vs Texans Preseason Game 2
Author: 0 Slides: What to Watch For: Patriots vs Texans Preseason Game 2

Ealy, who recorded some impressive pass-rush snaps during two Patriots practices at the Greenbrier this week, said that while injuries are never a good thing, the extra reps for the players who are available can't hurt. I feel like I'm at a good place. "Honestly, in the spring I knew what I was doing but at the same time my head was swimming", he said. "There you go.

Sportivo Africa's richest man wants to buy Arsenal and sack Wenger
Author: 0 Africa's richest man wants to buy Arsenal and sack Wenger

This is coming after completing nearly $5bn of agricultural projects and an $11bn oil refinery in Nigeria. Earlier in the year, Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov , who holds a 30 percent stake, sought to buy out Kroenke's stake in an offer that valued Arsenal at an estimated $2.6 billion.

Sportivo Kevin Durant Explained Why Cavs Can't Trade LeBron James on Twitter (Tweets)
Author: 0 Kevin Durant Explained Why Cavs Can't Trade LeBron James on Twitter (Tweets)

LeBron's camp has denied that report , but regardless, Durant falls into the "LeBron is too legendary to trade" camp, which may just be a front for the "I don't want LeBron in the Western Conference" camp. While the Cavs may still be the Eastern Conference favorites, their future is full of questions. LeBron holds all the cards as the most beloved man in Cleveland.

Sportivo Cincinnati Open: Johanna Konta loses to Simona Halep in quarter-finals
Author: 0 Cincinnati Open: Johanna Konta loses to Simona Halep in quarter-finals

Seventh seed Konta, who beat Halep in the quarter-finals at Wimbledon in July, did not go quietly, saving a series of match points and keeping Halep on court for nearly two hours. The Romanian went 4-1 up in the second and, despite Konta saving five match points, took the match on a tie-break. Next up is eighth seed Svetlana Kuznetsova , who defeated Carla Suarez Navarro 6-4 6-2.

Sportivo Nick Kyrgios stuns Rafael Nadal in Cincinnati, to face David Ferrer next
Author: 0 Nick Kyrgios stuns Rafael Nadal in Cincinnati, to face David Ferrer next

Overall, the Aussie had 10 aces to Nadal's four, while winning 86 per cent of his first-serve points to Nadal's 69 per cent and 52 percent against 30 percent on the second ball. Kyrgios will face David Ferrer in Saturday's semi-finals. Grigor Dimitrov and John Isner also won through to the final four. On the women's side, the first semifinal will be defending champion and world #1 Karolina Pliskova against 4-seed Garbiñe Muguruza.

Sportivo Rafael Nadal Stunned by Australia's Nick Kyrgios at Cincinnati Open
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal Stunned by Australia's Nick Kyrgios at Cincinnati Open

There were signs of life from Nadal early in the second set but he was soon on the backfoot as Kyrgios broke serve for a 3-2 lead. He would fight off two match points while serving down 3-5 and another with Kyrgios serving at 5-4. In their only showdown, Isner defeated Dimitrov in the second round of the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event in Miami in 2015. The year's last Grand Slam starts Aug 28.

Sportivo Red Sox LHP Drew Pomeranz leaves mid-batter with back spasms
Author: 0 Red Sox LHP Drew Pomeranz leaves mid-batter with back spasms

And certainly not after Drew Pomeranz trudged from the mound with one out in the fourth inning Friday night, back spasms short-circuiting his start . There was no understating the importance of these final seven games the Yankees have against the Red Sox. Ronald Torreyes smacked a long two-run single and Aaron Hicks was hit by a pitch to give the Yankees a 6-3 lead in the top of the seventh.

Author: 0 Eden Hazard and Tiemoue Bakayoko give Chelsea boost

Hazard has been sidelined since breaking his ankle on global duty with Belgium in June, while £40 million summer signing Bakayoko arrived at Chelsea from Monaco nursing a knee injury sustained in the final months of last season. At the moment some players are not 100 per cent. Chelsea sold Nemanja Matic to Manchester United last month - and are pushing hard to sign Leicester star Danny Drinkwater - and Conte admits he's lacking options in midfield in the lead-up to the London derby.

Sportivo Chelsea to make audacious £52 million bid for Premier League superstar
Author: 0 Chelsea to make audacious £52 million bid for Premier League superstar

There wasn't much to fix in Tottenham's team, so Pochettino has instead chosen to patch over future problems before they appear. Rose, 27, is still recovering from a knee injury and won't be available until after the next global break in early September, but the man who has been named as the best left back in the Premier League over the past two seasons will have obviously upset the hierarchy at Spurs with his comments, even if many believe he was only airing the thoughts of most of ...

Sportivo Ronaldo brands five-match ban 'exaggerated and ridiculous'
Author: 0 Ronaldo brands five-match ban 'exaggerated and ridiculous'

Firstly, by arguing the second yellow card was a mistake, as Ronaldo did not, in their opinion, dive, but rather fell as a result of the clash with the Barcelona defender. Last season, a brilliant display of attacking and defensive football helped them emerge as Spanish and European champions. "We have done very well to start the season".

Sportivo Australia moves Mitchell Starc's focus to Ashes return following India tour omission
Author: 0 Australia moves Mitchell Starc's focus to Ashes return following India tour omission

Earlier it was expected that Starc will be fit for the tour but the selectors wanted to give him more time to heal so that he is ready for the Ashes which will be played in England later this year. Nathan Coulter-Nile returns to both the one-day and Twenty20 squads following his recent recovery from a back injury, with all-rounder James Faulkner receiving a recall for the 50-over fixtures.

Sportivo Celtics to retire Pierce's No. 34 February 11 vs. Cavs
Author: 0 Celtics to retire Pierce's No. 34 February 11 vs. Cavs

However, he did not mention a specific date. "For our era, the most recent era, he embodied the Celtics' leadership, the Celtics' brand and was the MVP of the championship team". Pierce was originally drafted by the Celtics , 10th overall, in 1998. In his career, Pierce was named an All-Star 10 times, to the All-NBA Second Team once in 2009, and to the All-NBA Third Team three times, in 2002, 2003, and 2008.

Sportivo Liverpool reject €125M Barcelona bid for Coutinho
Author: 0 Liverpool reject €125M Barcelona bid for Coutinho

The Brazilian has had a turbulent time in the latter stage of the transfer window , after the Merseyside club released a statement which stated that the club wouldn't accept any offers for the Brazilian. That much was evident in the two recent Super Cup matches against Real Madrid . "I don't even know them, especially this guy". We are not in the best moment, either as a team or as a club.

Sportivo Bellamy backs Coutinho´s Barcelona wish as Liverpool reportedly reject new £114m bid
Author: 0 Bellamy backs Coutinho´s Barcelona wish as Liverpool reportedly reject new £114m bid

According to Spanish media, Barcelona are offering 80 million euros ($93.5 million, £72.7 million), plus a bonus of 40 million euros, but Dortmund want 150 million euros for Dembele - 10 times what they paid Rennes in 2016. Speaking ahead of Liverpool's first outing at Anfield in 2017/18, Jurgen Klopp reiterated the Reds' approach to interest in the 25-year-old, saying "the club have already said what they have to say, so no news".

Sportivo Trump Slams CEOs Who Quit Manufacturing Council Over Charlottesville as 'Grandstanders'
Author: 0 Trump Slams CEOs Who Quit Manufacturing Council Over Charlottesville as 'Grandstanders'

In a statement shared on the company's Twitter account, Frazier - without specifically invoking Charlottesville - cited "a responsibility to take a stand against intolerance and extremism" as his reason for stepping down. He also referenced the violence in Charlottesville, saying he called on leaders to "condemn the white supremacists and their ilk who marched and committed violence", but many in Washington "seem more concerned with attacking anyone who disagrees with them".

Sportivo Europe takes early 1-point lead vs USA at Solheim Cup
Author: 0 Europe takes early 1-point lead vs USA at Solheim Cup

Europe won two of the morning matches and has two and a half points while the USA has a point and a half heading into this afternoon's four-ball matches. However they fashioned a two-up lead with two to play only to lose both 17 and 18 and halve the match. And despite the Americans pulling one back on the par-five 15th, the match appeared all but over when Hull chipped in from the front of the 16green.

Sportivo What happened between Jon Lester and Chris Bosio
Author: 0 What happened between Jon Lester and Chris Bosio

Relief pitcher Justin Grimm will also go on the disabled list, per the team. He's averaging fewer than six innings per start for the first time since 2007. The Cubs' rotation has been an issue all season, and an extended absence from Lester won't help. The Cubs are now clinging to a slim lead in the NL Central, with the Brewers one game back and the Cardinals 1 1/2 games off the pace.

Author: 0 England v West Indies: day-night Test at Edgbaston, day two

You never want to go into any series with the guys out of form or under pressure but that's one of the challenges of Test cricket and generally as a side we've responded quite well to that in the past. Cook, whose stand with Malan was worth 162, was still there at lunch on 213. "For a young player at global standard to come and watch how a master goes at his work, to watch him compile his runs and be as disciplined as he was shows what you need to do to be successful at this level".

Sportivo Owner Henry: Red Sox Welcome Renaming Yawkey Way
Author: 0 Owner Henry: Red Sox Welcome Renaming Yawkey Way

This will be both pitchers' second straight start against the opposing team. With the score tied in the fifth inning, Encarnacion turned on a fastball from Boston starter Doug Fister (2-6) and gave Cleveland a 5-3 lead. Asked if he thought it would be this easy, he said: "It's not easy at all". "I can't lose sleep over Yawkey Way changing its name , there's just too many other things in this world to worry about".

Author: 0 Sri Lanka two wins away from a 2019 World Cup berth

A stalwart at domestic level, the 27-year-old, the first Indian to score a century in the Indian Premier League -- in 2009 -- has joined the India side after leading India A to the Tri-series victory in South Africa. Sunil Gavaskar expects India's dominance over Sri Lanka in the Test format to continue in the ODI series as well and predicted Virat Kohli's side to emerge victorious 4-1 in the 5-match series.