Stokes steers England to sensational Test victory over Australia

Stokes steers England to sensational Test victory over Australia

 

Stokes steers England to sensational Test victory over Australia. It will be remembered as Headingley’s last stand.

England staged an incredible fightback to stop Australia retaining the Ashes in a seesawing third Test at the Yorkshire ground. Chasing a record 359 runs to win, England fought back to 238-4 at lunch Sunday before Australia rattled out five wickets to reach the brink of retaining the famous Ashes urn.
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Real Madrid heads into the new season with more questions than answers

Real Madrid heads into the new season with more questions than answers

 

Real Madrid heads into the new season with more questions than answers. Zinedine Zidane’s second coming at Real Madrid proved the Frenchman is no miracle worker.

When he returned to the club for a second spell as coach, he was supposed to provide solutions to a crisis-ridden season. By the time Zidane had been reappointed in March,
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Horror crash puts Chris Froome in ‘intensive care’

Horror crash puts Chris Froome in ‘intensive care’

 

 

Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome will miss this year’s race after sustaining “multiple serious injuries,” including a fractured leg, in a horrific crash during a practice ride in France Wednesday.

“He underwent successful surgery last night but remains in intensive care,” a spokesman for Team Ineos, who Froome rides for, told CNN Sport on Thursday.
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She’s only 19 — and just made tremendous saves as Jamaica’s goalie in the World Cup

She’s only 19 — and just made tremendous saves as Jamaica’s goalie in the World Cup

 

No one expected Jamaica to beat or even tie Brazil in their opening Women’s World Cup game Sunday. After all, Brazil is one of the best teams in the world.

But while Brazil won 3-0, it was Jamaica’s goalie — in her first World Cup appearance — who helped keep her team’s hopes alive,
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FIFA decides not to add 16 teams for 2022 World Cup finals

FIFA decides not to add 16 teams for 2022 World Cup finals

 

 

World football governing body FIFA said Wednesday that the number of teams at the next men’s World Cup will remain at 32.

FIFA had considered expanding the field for the 2022 finals, to be held in Qatar, to 48 teams. In March, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said a feasibility study showed it was possible to increase the size of the competition to 48 teams for Qatar “providing certain conditions are met.”
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5 bold predictions for the 2019 NFL Draft

5 bold predictions for the 2019 NFL Draft

 

It’s the time of year in the NFL when truly nothing anyone says should be believed. There are smokescreens, misdirections, flat out lies and even probably some truth — it’s just that you wouldn’t know it if you heard it. And maybe it wasn’t meant to be truth, it just ended up that way in the end.

It’s a mess.

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‘The Amazing Race’ host Phil Keoghan on what it’s like to travel 250,000 miles a year, and why he doesn’t trade stocks

Phil Keoghan has hosted the TV show “The Amazing Race” since 2001. The 51-year-old from New Zealand says he’s passionate about telling stories and traveling, so he feels lucky to be working on a show that enables him to do both.

With season 31 set to premiere on April 17 on CBS CBS, 

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NBA Playoff Tiebreakers: How Final Standings & Matchups Are Decided

NBA Playoff Tiebreakers: How Final Standings & Matchups Are Decided

 

The NBA playoffs are one of the most intense stretches in all of sports, and often times it will come down to the very end of the regular season before all of the final seedings are set. While a number of postseason spots are secured prior to the final few days of the season, seedings and opening-round opponents may not be decided until the NBA’s final night.

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Anothertwistafate’s ‘next step’ a final Kentucky Derby 2019 prep

Anothertwistafate’s ‘next step’ a final Kentucky Derby 2019 prep

 

With 30 points on this year’s Kentucky Derby 2019 leaderboard worth nothing but a reroute to another Triple Crown race, the connections of Anothertwistafate have finalized plans to run in a last-chance qualifier Saturday at Keeneland.

The El Camino Real Derby (G3) winner and Sunland Derby (G3) runner-up will headline Keeneland’s Grade 3,

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Tacitus Exits Wood Fine Bound for Kentucky Derby

Tacitus Exits Wood Fine, Bound for Kentucky Derby

 

Wood Memorial Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G2) winner Tacitus was no worse for wear the morning after his triumphant run April 6 in the final Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) qualifier at Aqueduct Racetrack. The Tapit  colt will seek to give Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott and owner/breeder Juddmonte Farms their first Derby victory at Churchill Downs.

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