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Lancashire v Warwickshire: Tim Ambrose century cannot prevent Red Rose victory

In nine previous first-class matches at Old Trafford, centurion Tim Ambrose had accumulated only 275 runs at an average of 21.15 – and had never made a ton Specsavers County Championship Division One, Emirates Old Trafford (day four): Warwickshire 200: Jarvis 6-67, McLaren 4-45 & 344: Ambrose 104, Sibley 57, Patel 30 Lancashire 504-8 dec: Livingstone 224 & 42-2: Hameed 21; Barker 2-18 Lancashire (24 pts) beat Warwickshire (2 pts) by eight wickets Scorecard Lancashire claimed their fourth County Championship Division One win of the season as they beat bottom…

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Italian Grand Prix: Force India duo vow to move on from Spa controversy

Force India’s Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon rode the Monza track together on bikes on Thursday Force India driver Sergio Perez says he and team-mate Esteban Ocon will not crash together on track again. The team have stepped in and said they will impose orders on the drivers after the latest of a series of incidents at the Belgian Grand Prix last weekend. “It is important to move forwards. We can’t afford to lose more points. I’m very sure it won’t happen again,” Perez said. Ocon said: “We had a…

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May/Mac Recap – ESPN

May/Mac Recap Brett Okamoto and Arda Ocal share their thoughts on the McGregor-Mayweather fight, what Conor’s future in the fighting world looks like and more. They also discuss the Jon Jones situation and are joined by UFC lightweight Justin Gaethje and light welterweight world champion boxer Terence Crawford. Download » Archive » Apple Podcasts » Source link

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Mark Cavendish to make his return from injury for the Tour of Britain

Mark Cavendish (centre) suffered a broken shoulder blade at the Tour de France Mark Cavendish will return to cycling at Sunday’s Tour of Britain after breaking his shoulder blade during the Tour de France in July. The 32-year-old withdrew from the Tour after colliding with Peter Sagan and hitting the barriers during the sprint finish on stage four in Vittel. Cavendish will ride for Team Dimension Data, who are chasing a third consecutive Tour of Britain title. The Manxman is a 10-time stage winner at the event. This year’s Tour…

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Will Collier: Harlequins and England front-rower signs extended deal

England’s Will Collier (second right) with Harlequins team-mates Marland Yarde, Chris Robshaw, Danny Care and Mike Brown during the Argentina tour England international prop Will Collier has extended his contract with Harlequins, with terms undisclosed. The 26-year-old, who made his bow for the Red Rose during the summer tour of Argentina, has made 108 appearances for Quins since his 2011 debut. Collier is a product of the academy set-up, and represented England through the age groups as well as the seniors, where he has a try in two appearances. “At…

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With Judge on probation, Baby BoSox winning battle of rivalry rookies – Boston Red Sox Blog

NEW YORK — Before the swing, there was the smirk. It was the top of the ninth inning on Aug. 13 at Yankee Stadium. The Boston Red Sox were trailing 2-1, down to their final two outs. Hanley Ramirez had just struck out on three pitches from Aroldis Chapman — 101, 102 and 103 mph, according to the scoreboard radar reading. And now, the youngest player in the majors stepped in against the hardest-throwing pitcher in what seemed to all the world like a classic mismatch. The bat never left…

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LaVar Ball’s family reality show hits Facebook on Thursday – Men’s College Basketball Blog

Looking for a new series to binge on this weekend? Well, a reality show featuring LaVar Ball and his talented sons, “Ball in the Family,” is set to debut Thursday on Facebook. Yes. LaVar Ball has his own show now. The first two episodes of the multipart series will be released Thursday through Facebook, with additional episodes to begin airing Sept. 10. Produced by Bunim/Murray Productions, the same group behind “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” and “The Real World,” the show follows viral star and family patriarch LaVar Ball, Los…

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Lizzie Deignan: GB rider a fitness doubt for Worlds after appendix surgery

Lizzie Deignan has been tipped as a title contender for the Road World Championships Great Britain’s Lizzie Deignan is a doubt for the Road World Championships in Norway after having surgery to remove her appendix. The 28-year-old says she is taking her season “day by day” but it is not clear whether she will recover in time. She won the title in Virginia in 2015 and was among the favourites to win it a second time in September. British Cycling says both Deignan and team management are hopeful she will…

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Vuelta a Espana: Aqua Blue Sport team bus destroyed in apparent arson attack

Aqua Blue Sport had been given a wildcard to compete in this year’s Vuelta A cycling team competing at the Vuelta a Espana had their bus destroyed in an apparent arson attack before the start of Thursday’s stage 12 in Spain. Aqua Blue Sport had parked their team bus outside their hotel in Almeria, but by the morning it had been gutted by flames. The Irish team said there were no injuries caused by the incident. “Our team bus has been completely damaged in a cowardly arson attack overnight,” they…

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Eliaquim Mangala: Crystal Palace bid £23m for Manchester City defender

Mangala is yet to make an appearance for Manchester City this season Crystal Palace have made a bid in the region of £23m for Manchester City centre-back Eliaquim Mangala. Palace are optimistic City will accept the offer for the 26-year-old, but BBC Sport understands a deal is unlikely. Liverpool’s Mamadou Sakho was Palace’s first choice. The Frenchman, 27, is keen to return to Selhurst Park, where he enjoyed a successful loan last term. But despite Palace improving their offer Liverpool seem unwilling to lower their asking price of £30m. Analysis…

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