JPL T20: Karbonn Smartphones Roped In As Title Sponsors, Fan Code...

Home News Jharkhand Premier League begins on September 15 in Ranchi. The tournament will see 33 games across 17 days. Cricketnext Staff |September 11, 2020, 8:59 PM IST Karbonn Smartphones has been roped in as a title sponsor for the Jharkhand Premier League (JPL T20) which is set to begin on September 15.Sports management firm TCM…

IPL 2020: Who Should Bat at Number 3 for Chennai Super...

Home News Former New Zealand all-rounder Scott Styris believes Chennai Super Kings will find it hard to replace everything that Suresh Raina brings to the team. Cricketnext Staff |September 11, 2020, 6:06 PM IST Former New Zealand all-rounder Scott Styris believes Chennai Super Kings will find it hard to replace everything that Suresh Raina brings…

Kouka: I'll score more goals than Salah next season

Ahmed ‘Kouka’ Hassan was gutted to miss out on Russia 2018 The striker will do anything he can to help Egypt reach Qatar 2022 He reveals a challenge with old friend Mo Salah Egypt star Ahmed ‘Kouka’ Hassan took an unconventional route to stardom, leaving his homeland earlier than many of his peers. Kouka’s precocious…

The history of beach soccer

FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup © Getty Images FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup to take place from 19 to 29 August 2021 in Moscow Where did beach soccer start? From Brazil to Europe via the USA At some time or another, who has not attempted to have a kickabout on the beach, or at least…

In Champions League, a Coach With the Right Résumé Can Still Get It Wrong

On SoccerFor Europe’s superclubs, the bar for success hasn’t changed. What teams look for in a coach absolutely has.Maurizio Sarri was fired by Juventus on Saturday, a day after the club failed to advance to the Champions League quarterfinals.Credit...Filippo Monteforte/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesPublished Aug. 8, 2020Updated Aug. 10, 2020The strangest thing about Zinedine Zidane’s…

Neveu: Aubameyang treats all the Gabon players as friends

Gabon will face Egypt, Libya and Angola in Qatar 2022 qualifying Coach Patrice Neveu is confident they can spring a surprise He discusses Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Patrice Neveu is one of the most experienced coaches in world football. Thirty-one years ago, the Frenchman embarked on a coaching career that has had some incredible twists and turns.…

Terry Cannon, Creator of an Alternative to Cooperstown, Dies at 66

His Baseball Reliquary collects quirky artifacts and honors people who wouldn’t ordinarily be elected to the august Baseball Hall of Fame.Terry Cannon in 2007 with some of the memorabilia found in the Baseball Reliquary, which he established in the mid-1990s.Credit...Ann Johansson for The New York TimesPublished Aug. 9, 2020Updated Aug. 14, 2020Terry Cannon, who created…

For Clint Frazier, Another Chance to Prove He Belongs in the Bronx

For years, the young outfielder has been too flawed to play full-time but too talented to trade away. Now, a series of Yankees injuries has given him a fresh chance to make his mark.Clint Frazier had three hits, including a homer, in his 2020 debut on Wednesday. Credit...Sarah Stier/Getty ImagesAug. 14, 2020Two days after making…

Carroll Hardy, Athlete With a Unique Distinction, Dies at 87

He was a college star in three sports and a successful N.F.L. executive. But he was better known as the only player who ever pinch-hit for Ted Williams.Carroll Hardy with his baseball memorabilia in 1986. He played eight seasons in the major leagues but is remembered mostly for one at-bat. Credit...Jerry Cleveland/The Denver Post, via Getty…

Charlie Blackmon Could Set a Hitting Record. Would It Be Legitimate?

on baseballHe doesn’t think so: “It’s not a full season; it’ll be an asterisk.” Even still, his .500 average so far is extraordinary on its own.Charlie Blackmon is the fifth player in the last 50 years with a .500 average through his team’s first 17 games.Credit...David Zalubowski/Associated PressThe plaque for Hugh Duffy at the Baseball…

On Neutral Courts, N.B.A. Bubble ‘Home’ Teams Still Have an Edge

In striving to manufacture a home-court advantage where none exists, the N.B.A. and W.N.B.A. are relying on a database of music, audio cues and graphics to help teams feel at home.Johnny Watson’s job is to help the teams in the N.B.A. bubble feel like they’re playing at home through the use of music and graphics.Credit...Nick…

The Los Angeles Teams Are the Best in the West, but Questions Remain

Can the Lakers and the Clippers meet expectations as the N.B.A. playoffs begin?It has not always gone LeBron James’s way since the N.B.A. returned.Credit...Ashley Landis/USA Today Sports, via ReutersAug. 16, 2020On the opening night of the N.B.A.’s restart at Walt Disney World, many miles from Los Angeles, the Lakers and the Clippers put on a…

Portland Trail Blazers Beat Memphis Grizzlies for Playoff Spot

Pro Basketball|Damian Lillard Gets Help Moving Portland Out of the Yacht Clubtrail blazers 126, grizzlies 122With a fourth quarter scoring run propelled by CJ McCollum and Carmelo Anthony, Portland earned a spot in the first round of the N.B.A. playoffs. They will face LeBron James’s Lakers.CJ McCollum, playing through a fracture in his back, scored…

Kouka: I'll score more goals than Salah next season

Ahmed ‘Kouka’ Hassan was gutted to miss out on Russia 2018 The striker will do anything he can to help Egypt reach Qatar 2022 He reveals a challenge with old friend Mo Salah Egypt star Ahmed ‘Kouka’ Hassan took an unconventional route to stardom, leaving his homeland earlier than many of his peers. Kouka’s precocious…

For Clint Frazier, Another Chance to Prove He Belongs in the Bronx

For years, the young outfielder has been too flawed to play full-time but too talented to trade away. Now, a series of Yankees injuries has given him a fresh chance to make his mark.Clint Frazier had three hits, including a homer, in his 2020 debut on Wednesday. Credit...Sarah Stier/Getty ImagesAug. 14, 2020Two days after making…

Kouka: I'll score more goals than Salah next season

Ahmed ‘Kouka’ Hassan was gutted to miss out on Russia 2018 The striker will do anything he can to help Egypt reach Qatar 2022 He reveals a challenge with old friend Mo Salah Egypt star Ahmed ‘Kouka’ Hassan took an unconventional route to stardom, leaving his homeland earlier than many of his peers. Kouka’s precocious…

Cazorla dazzles as football arrives at Education City

Education City Stadium hosted its first official match Al Sadd defeated Al Kharaitiyat 5-1 at the 2022 World Cup venue Santi Cazorla impressed with two excellent goals Education City Stadium, one of the right 2022 FIFA World Cup™ stadiums, hosted its first official match on Thursday as Al Sadd SC and Al Kharaitiyat SC contested…

Mexer: Mozambique means so much to me

Mexer is a mainstay of Mozambique’s national team One of the few Mambas still playing to have featured at the AFCON The defender has also spent many years in French football It has now been ten years since Mozambique last appeared at the CAF Africa Cup of Nations, when the qualifying competition also doubled up…

A century on: Remembering Belgium's gold medal winners

Men's Olympic Football Tournament © Getty Images Belgium won gold on home soil 100 years ago today We look back at a wild and crazy Men's Olympic Football Tournament To this day it's Belgium's greatest international achievement After an eight-year hiatus due to World War I, football returned to the global arena in Belgium in…

‘I killed someone?’ Daniil Medvedev meltdown at chair umpire in US Open semifinal

By: Sports Desk | September 12, 2020 10:26:06 am Daniil Medvedev talks with an official during the men's semifinal match against Dominic Thiem at US Open. (AP Photo) Daniil Medvedev had another meltdown at the US Open on Saturday during his semifinal clash against Austria’s Dominic Thiem in men’s singles. The Russian was marred by…

Watford 1-0 Middlesbrough: Craig Cathcart scores as Vladimir Ivic’s side start promotion bid

Watford 1-0 Middlesbrough: Craig Cathcart scores as Vladimir Ivic's side start promotion bid with a victory in opening game of Championship seasonCraig Cathcart scored the only goal as Watford won 1-0 against Middlesbrough Cathcart scored header in 11th minute in first game of Championship season Watford's victory saw them got off to a good start in their…

Naomi Osaka and Victoria Azarenka Get Test of Mettle in U.S. Open Final

Osaka has had to manage an injury and the spotlight as one of the game’s biggest stars. Azarenka’s win over Serena Williams in a semifinal showed her renewed confidence.Naomi Osaka beat Jennifer Brady to reach the United States Open final.Credit...Chang W. Lee/The New York TimesSept. 12, 2020, 12:05 a.m. ETAs Naomi Osaka and Victoria Azarenka…

2020 U.S. Open: Women’s Final Preview

Sports|2020 U.S. Open: Women’s Final PreviewNaomi Osaka and Victoria Azarenka will play in the women’s singles final of the United States Open on Saturday.After withdrawing from the Western & Southern Open final against Victoria Azarenka, Naomi Osaka will face her for the U.S. Open title.Credit...Chang W. Lee/The New York TimesSept. 12, 2020, 12:01 a.m. ETHow…

US Open: Dominic Thiem vs Alexander Zverev in final

By: AP | Updated: September 12, 2020 9:01:01 am Alexander Zverev of Germany celebrates after his match against Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain (not pictured) in a men's singles semi-finals match on day twelve of the 2020 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY SportsFor…

The Orioles Looked Done. Now They’re Threatening the Yankees’ Playoff Plans.

on baseball“We’re young and I think a lot of people underestimated us, and that’s kind of fun,” said Baltimore’s Pat Valaika. Even more fun for the Orioles would be taking the Yankees’ playoff spot.The Orioles’ outfielders — from left, Ryan Mountcastle, Mason Williams and D.J. Stewart — after their win over the Yankees on Sunday.Credit...Gail…