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Sports Sri Lanka's Chandimal ruled out of remainder of India series
Author: 0 Sri Lanka's Chandimal ruled out of remainder of India series

Chandimal sustained the injury after being struck on the right thumb by a bouncer from India all-rounder Hardik Pandya in the third ODI in Pallekele on Sunday. And so, we come to a question worth substantial mulling over: how is it that Kapugedera - a player who averages 21.22 in 100 ODIs - became the primary leadership candidate? This is the first time when Bumrah visited Sri Lanka and his unfamiliarity with the pitch was bound to pose challenges for him.

Sports Forget $99.95, almost 3 million streamed Mayweather-McGregor for free
Author: 0 Forget $99.95, almost 3 million streamed Mayweather-McGregor for free

McGregor's minimum purse is $30 million, which dwarfs any he has made for his fights in the Octagon during his mixed martial arts career. In his own field, Mayweather has become the richest fighter in the history of boxing . In all from his Showtime deal, Mayweather earned an estimated $450 million. While many fans and pundits have applauded the UFC champion for his gutsy performance, others feel as though Mayweather started slowly to make McGregor look better than he actually was.

Sports With Isaiah Thomas-Kyrie Irving trade on hold, what's next?
Author: 0 With Isaiah Thomas-Kyrie Irving trade on hold, what's next?

Early Monday morning, the store's Twitter account sent out images of jerseys and shirts with Thomas' name and new number that he would rock for the Cavs . The Pelicans essentially have a "playoffs or bust" mentality going into the season after trading for DeMarcus Cousins at the deadline past year and, with Cousins set to become an unrestricted free agent in 2018, the future of the franchise is largely uncertain.

Sports Katy on halting Calvin feud
Author: 0 Katy on halting Calvin feud

The six year beef between superstar producer Calvin Harris and pop megastar Katy Perry has finally been squashed... Because Katy Perry's aesthetic for this album cycle is doing way too much yet, at the same time , not quite enough , her just-released video for " Swish Swish " is the ideal Witness-era artifact.

Sports CFL team hires former Baylor Football Coach Art Briles
Author: 0 CFL team hires former Baylor Football Coach Art Briles

The move joins Briles with former coaching rival June Jones . His attorney said college programs have been reaching out to the former head coach, and that Briles expects to coach college football again in 2018 . In his college head coaching career, the 61-year-old Briles has a 99-65 record. Prior to joining Baylor, Briles spent five seasons at Houston, where he guided the Cougars to a 34-28 mark.

Sports Bayern ready to loan out star
Author: 0 Bayern ready to loan out star

Sanches only made 17 appearances in the Bundesliga last season after moving to the Allianz Arena for €35million last summer in a deal that could rise to €80million depending on objectives. Sanches has struggled to live up to his reputation and €35million price-tag since arriving at Bayern from Benfica last summer. The 29-year-old ran halfway across the pitch and slotted the ball through the legs of keeper Jiri Pavlenka for his third goal in two games.

Sports Liverpool agree club record deal to sign Naby Keïta
Author: 0 Liverpool agree club record deal to sign Naby Keïta

The move comes as Liverpool are reported to have made a bid to make Thomas Lemar their record transfer. Liverpool have reportedly agreed a club-record deal to sign RB Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita next summer, paying an undisclosed premium on top of the Guinea international's £48 million release clause.

Sports Dinesh Chandimal, Lahiru Thirimanne roped in Sri Lanka ODI Upul Tharanga suspended
Author: 0 Dinesh Chandimal, Lahiru Thirimanne roped in Sri Lanka ODI Upul Tharanga suspended

Gunathilaka injured himself when he dived to stop a ball during India's innings. Sri Lanka are 2-0 down in the series going into the third ODI, which will be held in Pallekele on Sunday. If they succeed, it will be their seventh successive victory against Sri Lanka and the fourth-in-a-row in Sri Lanka . Test skipper Dinesh Chandimal and batsman Lahiru Thiriminne thus are set to be called up by the Sri Lanka selectors for the last three ODIs.

Sports Eight stars gunning for US Open glory
Author: 0 Eight stars gunning for US Open glory

The absence of Serena Williams , who is about to have her first child, has given everyone an added spring in their step, renewed belief they can win a grand slam. Re-emerging from mediocrity during 2017 Wimbledon Championships , she went all the way to win her second #grand slam title in singles. It makes for an intriguing sub-plot but Pliskova is trying to put it out of her mind as she focuses on going one better than previous year, when she reached her first grand slam final .

Sports Under Armour Star Andy Murray Withdraws From US Open
Author: 0 Under Armour Star Andy Murray Withdraws From US Open

But I need to make the correct decision and really think it through over these next couple of days with my team". "Did pretty much everything that I could to get myself ready here and took a number of weeks off after Wimbledon". The Briton has struggled to put in his best performances this season, not making the finals of any of the Grand Slams and insists that he needs time to recuperate from the injury affecting him.

Sports Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict reportedly facing 5-game suspension for illegal hit
Author: 0 Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict reportedly facing 5-game suspension for illegal hit

Burfict doesn't believe any of these rules apply to his hit on Sherman. The NFL preseason has often been accused of meaning nothing, but it could mean a lot for the Cincinnati Bengals and Vontaze Burfict . Schefter added that Burfict plans to appeal. Burfict is entering the past year of his contract and is scheduled to become a free agent after this season.

Author: 0 Liverpool boss happy with Wenger stay

As for the other teams in the group, the German manager insisted that they will not be taking them lightly as he hopes to take Liverpool past the group stage for the first time since 2009. I'm not too sure how much foundation there is behind the speculation but we don't have too many top class alternatives so I think the German global will keep his place.

Sports Leicester eyeing Man Utd defender Chris Smalling
Author: 0 Leicester eyeing Man Utd defender Chris Smalling

Manchester United's historic record against Leicester is quite positive, too. But we don't have to be scared of anyone in the league because we know we are a strong team as well. With an average passing accuracy of 93% from their first two games, Jones has rarely put a foot wrong after he was largely regarded as a player to make way for Mourinho's more glamorous acquisitions at the back.

Sports Hits 50th home run Sunday
Author: 0 Hits 50th home run Sunday

It's been tough so far this season - he is 0-6 with an 11.81 ERA in seven day starts, but 9-4 with a 3.24 ERA in 17 games at night. The Major League Baseball record for home runs in a season now remains out of reach. ATHLETICS 8, RANGERS 3: Texas starter A.J. Griffin gave up back-to-back homers in the second and retired only 10 batters, and host Oakland completed a three-game sweep.

Sports Liverpool bid €80m for Thomas Lemar
Author: 0 Liverpool bid €80m for Thomas Lemar

The Daily Telegraph says Liverpool's approach for Lemar is not linked to the future of Philippe Coutinho , who has been the subject of three failed bids from Barcelona . Thomas Lemar joined Monaco in a £3.4 million deal from Caen two years ago, and enjoyed a stellar campaign under Leonardo Jardim in what was his second season at Stade Louis II.

Sports Green Bay Packers Preseason: 3 Takeaways vs Broncos
Author: 0 Green Bay Packers Preseason: 3 Takeaways vs Broncos

Siemian saved his best for last, on a nine-play, 50-yard drive in the final 1:55 of the first half. The Packers defensive aggression stood out in this exhibition bout. The Packers are undeniably reliant on four and five-receiver sets that spread the defense out, providing Rodgers ample room to ad-lib when necessary, widen throwing lanes and simplify full-field progressions.

Sports Murray withdraws from US Open due to injury
Author: 0 Murray withdraws from US Open due to injury

The tournament begins on Monday in NY. Federer can become No. 1 by reaching the final, by reaching the semis if Nadal does not do the same, or by advancing to the quarters if Nadal loses in the first round. Also missing are Canadian Milos Raonic and Japan's Kei Nishikori , both sidelined with wrist injuries. Alexander Zverev , 5. Marin Cilic , 6. The fourth-seeded Zverev defeated Federer in a title match in Cincinnati earlier this month.

Sports Bears suffer long list of injuries vs. Titans
Author: 0 Bears suffer long list of injuries vs. Titans

In the first half, Meredith was tackled by Titan's safety Johnathan Cyprien , following a 16-yard reception. The 24-year-old Meredith was gearing up for his third National Football League campaign overall, all of which have come in the "Windy City" as a member of the Bears.

Sports Stephen Curry reunites with Neymar, takes first kick at PSG game
Author: 0 Stephen Curry reunites with Neymar, takes first kick at PSG game

Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery was satisfied to see his team maintain their ideal start to the Ligue 1 Conforama campaign after easing to victory against AS Saint-Etienne on Friday. Although Neymar did not add to his three goals , his free kick led to PSG's second goal, which was scored by midfielder Thiago Motta. Attempting to connect with a deflected Neymar pass, Cavani went down under the slightest of contact from Saidy Janko as he entered the area.