Cartwright to debut; O'Keefe replaces Bird

It was argued Marsh's ability to play spin on the Subcontinent, highlighted by a century against Sri Lanka in Colombo last August, could lead to a Test recall for the Western Australian at the expense of Renshaw because of his lack of experience on slow wickets.

Top 6 moments from the 2017 NHL Winter Classic

If the game is started and must be stopped before two periods have concluded, the game will be postponed and played in its entirety Tuesday at Busch Stadium . One of the loudest ovations in Scottrade Center history came when the pair walked out to center ice to drop a ceremonial first puck not long after the Rams' move was announced.

Man United boss Jose Mourinho taunts Liverpool after West Ham win

Asked by Sky Sports about Mourinho's instructions, Rashford replied: "He just told me to stay wide and try to isolate the full-back". Three points, as opposed to the three gold medals Bolt won here in 2012, would do this time. "He's on the pitch with so many hard situations and I've no problem with him at all". "I'm very pleased with the three points". Obviously with 0-0 at half-time we needed to score and luckily we did it.

Huskies are heavy underdogs in national semifinal vs. the Alabama machine

Washington is the No. 4 seed and is 12-1 with a 41-10 victory over Colorado in the Pac-12 championship game. As college football playoff games kick off, nationwide rivalries have just begun to heat up. "And I think Coach Saban would make a great one". "And Coach Saban has kind of developed that kind of mentality around him, and that's something that we carry, and that's kind of the mindset that we have coming into every game".

Arsenal's forgotten man returns to training ahead of Crystal Palace clash

Wenger was unsurprised to see Allardyce return to the Premier League despite his spell with England ending after only one game due to a newspaper scandal. "Gibbs has a knee problem and Walcott has a calf problem, short term, I don't think he will available this Sunday". "The level of confidence and urgency goes up when a new manager comes in and that makes the games more hard", said Wenger.

Heisman victor Rashaan Salaam died of gunshot to head, coroner says

The 42-year-old was found dead in a park in Boulder, where he played football at the University of Colorado. The Buffaloes will honor Salaam Thursday night at the Alamo Bowl with a decal, displaying his initials above the No. He ran for more than 1,000 yards and scored 13 touchdowns as a rookie, but his production tailed off dramatically the following two seasons. He played in Chicago for three seasons, and then with the Browns in 1999.

New York Giants, Washington Redskins Game Moved To 4:25 PM ET

ET kickoff between the New York Giants and Washington Redskins in Maryland. In this scenario, the victor of Sunday night's Packers-Lions game will clinch the NFC North division title, while the loser will be a half-game behind Washington for the second wild-card spot and will be eliminated as a result.

Celtics recover after late Knicks rally, win 119-114

Not to be overshadowed was Gerald Green's reaction from the bench. Marcus Smart hit a triple with 47 ticks left to push the Celtics back in front and they scored their 18th win in 31 games. "It's not only the end part", Porzingis said, "it's throughout the whole game that we can get better". When the Knicks tried to make a Christmas comeback, the Celtics' response was strong and Smart.

Saints braced for huge Van Dijk bid

His Southampton team-mates Jordy Clasie and Ryan Bertrand were also with their children on the pre-Christmas trip and it was not long before they witnessed Van Dijk as they had never seen him before. 'Southampton is a very good club for me, it is an incredible place to be and I am happy to be part of the success'. The Netherlands global joined Southampton after impressing with Celtic and was one of the top performers for the side last season, when they achieved their highest Premier ...

MLB Rumors: Indians, Rangers, Astros & Athletics Closest to Signing Edwin Encarnacion

Reports say the deal includes a team option for a fourth year with a $5 million buyout. Cleveland knocked off Boston and Toronto in the playoffs and jumped out to a 3-1 lead in the Series before the Chicago Cubs rallied to win in seven games and capture their first title in 108 years.

Joe Mixon accepts responsibility for actions in 2014 incident, finally

It is the first time that Mixon publicly addressed the situation since a written apology was released last month. The video was released on December 16 after the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters sued for access. "It's never OK, and hopefully people around the world can learn from my mistake and I'm willing to teach". "It honestly haunted me", Mixon said. Like I said, it's never, never, never OK, you know, never, never OK to retaliate and hit a woman like I did.

OurMine Hacks Netflix's Twitter Account

The hacker group has frequently targeted high-profile accounts over the past year, including Netflix's Twitter account earlier Wednesday. As of publishing, the tweets have been removed. OurMine has gone after some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley, including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Uber CEO Travis Kalanick.

J.R. Smith needs surgery on broken thumb

Smith, who suffered the injury in Tuesday's win over Milwaukee, is averaging 8.6 points while shooting 36 percent from distance this season. Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. The Milwaukee Bucks may have lost their last game, but it's hard to feel all too horribly about the result. Of course, everyone will be circling the Warriors game - and rightfully so - but this injury will have much more of an impact on the Cavs beyond just this week.

Clay Buchholz is now a member of the Philadelphia Phillies

With the addition of Buchholz, the Phillies now have eight pitchers who started at least 10 games in the big leagues in 2016. In 2016, Buchholz went 8-10 with a 4.78 ERA in 38 appearances overall. The Red Sox could have waited to deal Buchholz until spring training when an injury to another team could have increased the return. While he started the 2013 season on fire, he missed most of the year with a shoulder injury.

National Basketball Association makes major changes to All-Star voting process

Fans will account for 50 percent of the vote, whereas all current players and a panel of basketball media will account for 25 percent each . Voting is set to open on Christmas Day. All current players will be available for selection. Fans can select up to two guards and three frontcourt players from each association when choosing starters.

Barca confident of Messi extension

Espanyol didn't play particularly poorly, but they stood no chance against Messi in this kind of form. Luis Suarez celebrated his new contract firing the home side ahead in the 18th minute with the help of a brilliant pass from Andre Iniesta.

Ezekiel Elliott criticizes Christian McCaffrey, Leonard Fournette for skipping bowl games

Stanford junior running back Christian McCaffrey won't play in the Cardinal's bowl game to begin his preparations for the National Football League, he announced Monday on Twitter . He recorded 1,603 yards on the ground this past fall. Christian McCaffrey has ended his college football career prematurely in order to build a brighter future for himself in the sport.

Ezekiel Elliott questions prospects sitting out of bowl games

He's done it all for the Cardinal in his three years with the team, but in order to secure his future as an National Football League player, McCaffrey did what is best for him. "I tried to play through the injury as best as I could", Fournette said . Despite a midseason injury, he again leads the nation with 2,327 all-purpose yards and has posted 1,603 rushing yards.

Ronaldo scores hat-trick as Real Madrid win Club World Cup

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates with the Golden Ball trophy, Real Madrid's Luka Modric with the Silver Ball trophy and Kashima Antlers' Gaku Shibasaki with Bronze Ball trophy. The shot was blocked by Kashima's goalkeeper, but the rebound went straight to Karim Benzema , who just had to tap it in against an empty net. The FIFA World Champions BadgeThe FIFA World Champions Badge is awarded to each winning team at a major FIFA event.

Suarez 'feels special' after new Barca deal

The Uruguay worldwide will sign the new deal, which will keep him at the club until he is 34 years old and contains a release clause of 200 million euros ($207 million), on Friday. Suarez's remarkable goal tally of 59 goals in 53 matches last season, including 40 in La Liga, saw him win the European Golden Boot award for Europe's top scorer.