Asian Cup – Tom Rogic heroics send Australia to last 16 Jordan top group

Australia left it late in their win over Syria on Tuesday. Tom Rogic smashed home an injury-time winner to earn defending champions Australia a 3-2 win over Syria on Tuesday evening and a place in the knockout rounds of the Asian Cup. The Celtic midfielder struck from 25 yards out to see off a determined Syrian side in an incident-packed clash, with victory ensuring the Socceroos advance to the round of 16 in second place in group B alongside Jordan. Jordan, meanwhile, won the group after playing out a goalless…

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D’Arcy Short fires again as Hobart Hurricanes consolidate top spot

Hobart Hurricanes 2 for 185 (Short 96*, O’Connell 1-17) beat Melbourne Stars 126 (Gotch 35, Meredith 4-21) by 59 runs D’Arcy Short was robbed of a second BBL century but no one can steal top spot from the Hobart Hurricanes, as they opened up a four-point at the top of the BBL table after thumping Melbourne Stars at the MCG. Short made a masterful, unbeaten 96 from just 57 balls, although he had those crucial four runs stolen from him after a boundary in the 18th over was incorrectly called…

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Watch: Top five Strava cheats (video)

We’ve heard rumours that some riders employ underhand tactics to put their name at the top of the leaderboard of their local Strava segments. Some riders struggle for days, weeks or even months to try and beat their local rivals on key KOM segments. These can be taken with hard work and persistence – but sometimes the temptation of needing a bit of assistance can be overwhelming to those who lack certain moral standards. Obviously, we’d never condone such cheating behaviour, but in order to highlight this nefarious activity we’ve…

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Sydney Sixers jumped to the top spot after convincing win

WBBL Cricbuzz Staff • Last updated on Sun, 13 Jan, 2019, 12:34 PM Sixers jumped to top spot with a game to play. © Getty Perth Scorchers vs Adelaide Strikers Adelaide Strikers were handed a ten-wicket thrashing as Meg Lanning and Amy Jones hit unbeaten 70s each to help Perth Scorchers chase down the 141-run target with all 10 wickets in hand, and 20 balls to spare. Strikers, opting to bat first in their final league game, posted 140 courtesy Suzie Bates’s 39 at the top of the order, and Amanda Wellington’s…

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Top of golf now belongs to youth

HONOLULU (AP) — Leave it to the oldest rookie to best illustrate how the PGA Tour has become such a young man’s game. Chris Thompson tried for 19 years to reach the highest level of golf, and he finally earned a PGA Tour card when he was 42. With every year he spent on mini-tours from Florida to Arizona, he couldn’t help but notice that getting better only meant keeping up. ”It’s a profession that not many good players get out of, but there’s always good players getting into it,”…

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FC Cincinnati selects UCLA’s Frankie Amaya with top pick in MLS SuperDraft

Frankie Amaya is the youngest player in this year’s draft. Expansion side FC Cincinnati selected UCLA midfielder Frankie Amaya No. 1 overall in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft on Friday. Amaya, 18, is the youngest player in the draft, but his upside is such that he’s expected to adapt well to the professional game, even in a central playmaking role that is usually the domain of foreign players. ESPN FC TV has all the latest MLS playoff action and debate. Watch anytime, anywhere by subscribing to ESPN+ Right now, Atlanta United is on…

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‘Big three’ a memory as Spieth plots return to the top

(Reuters) – It has been a few years since Jordan Spieth was anointed one of golf’s ‘big three’ with Jason Day and Rory McIlroy but the 25-year-old Texan believes he knows what he needs to do to get back into the top echelons of the game. Spieth, Day and McIlroy, all in their 20s, were ranked first, second and third in the world respectively at the end of 2015 and destined in some eyes to dominate the landscape for another decade. None has disappeared but they are now ranked eighth…

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Houston Astros top Caesars Entertainment sportsbook’s projected win totals at 97.5

With a close eye on impact free agents Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, Caesars Entertainment’s sportsbook started taking bets this week on win totals for the upcoming MLB season. The Houston Astros top the board with 97.5 wins and are among five American League teams projected to win more than 91 games by Caesars, which operates sportsbooks in Mississippi, Nevada and New Jersey. The New York Yankees are right behind the Astros with 96.5 wins, followed by the defending champion Boston Red Sox at 95.5 and Cleveland Indians at 91.5.…

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Rankings and predictions for every top remaining free agent

It’s time for a free-agency update! There are still a lot of free agents out there beside Bryce Harper and Manny Machado — including some quality second basemen, one of the best closers of all time, some past-their-prime outfielders, some lefty starters who don’t throw hard and a bunch of replacement-level relievers. Let’s look at the best available at each position, some potential fits for each player and — not for betting purposes! — predict where each player will sign. Each player’s 2019 seasonal age is included along with his…

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Power Rankings: No change to top 3 on Jon Crispin’s list

The return of Big Ten play saw three teams suffer their first conference defeat. That leaves two unbeatens: Michigan and Michigan State, both 4-0. Get Jon Crispin’s latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal, inside. Source link

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