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Glamorgan v Gloucestershire: Selman and Salter hit career-bests in draw

Nick Selman’s 142 not out was his fourth century of the season, and 20 more than his previous best score Specsavers County Championship Division Two, SSE Swalec (day four): Glamorgan 442: Carlson 191 & 353-3 Selman 142*, Salter 88, Carlson 51 Gloucestershire 399-8 dec: Howell 163, Bracey 156; Meschede 3-81 Glamorgan (11 pts) drew with Gloucestershire (11 pts) Scorecard Glamorgan and Gloucestershire settled for a tame draw on a lifeless pitch as Nick Selman and Andrew Salter hit career-best scores. Glamorgan were 353-3 when bad light intervened at 15:30 BST….

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Bellator 183 – Benson Henderson returns from surgery to face Patricky Freire

So far, Benson Henderson‘s move from the UFC to Bellator MMA has not gone entirely to plan. Perhaps having two functioning ACLs will make a difference. Henderson (14-7) will make his fourth walk to the Bellator cage on Saturday, as he’s scheduled to face lightweight Patricky Freire (17-8) at Bellator 183 inside San Jose’s SAP Center. It will be Henderson’s first fight in more than 10 months because of knee surgery. The former UFC champion actually fought for Bellator three times in 2016 with a torn ACL. He went 1-2….

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Rookie running backs have taken things over – Stats & Info

The youth shall inherit the carries. Through the first two weeks of the NFL season, it’s been great to be a rookie running back. Four of the top seven rushing yardage leaders are rookies, including three of the top five. The Elias Sports Bureau tells us that this is unlikely to last. There have never been more than two rookies in the top five in rushing yardage in any season since the NFL and AFL merged in 1970. There have never been more than three rookies to finish in the…

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Cincinnati Reds, catcher Tucker Barnhart reach 4-year extension

Catcher Tucker Barnhart and the Cincinnati Reds have agreed to a four-year extension through the 2021 season, the team announced Friday. The deal includes a team option for the 2022 season. Terms were not disclosed. “Tucker has made us proud on the field with his play and off the field with his community involvement,” Reds general manager Dick Williams said in a statement. The switch-hitting Barnhart, who would have been eligible for salary arbitration after this season, is hitting .272 with six home runs and 42 RBIs. Defensively, he only…

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Lizzie Deignan: ‘I’m not the same’ after appendix surgery

Great Britain’s Lizzie Deignan is enjoying having ‘no pressure’ on her for Saturday’s women’s race at the Road World Championships in Norway. The 2015 champion says she is ‘not the same Lizzie’ after having emergency surgery to remove her appendix four weeks ago. WATCH MORE: Froome misses out on world title to Dumoulin READ MORE:Deignan under no pressure after appendix surgery Source link

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Road World Championships: Lizzie Deignan has ‘no pressure’ after appendix operation

Deignan (centre) won her world title under her maiden name Armitstead UCI World Road Championships 2017: Women’s Elite Race Host: Bergen, Norway Date: 23 September Coverage: 12:35-14:30 – BBC Red Button and online; 14:00-16:00 – BBC One; 16:00-17:30 – BBC Twofull broadcast schedule here Britain’s Lizzie Deignan is enjoying having “no pressure” on her for Saturday’s women’s race at the Road World Championships in Norway. The 2015 champion had her preparations disrupted by emergency surgery to remove her appendix four weeks ago. Deignan, 28, lost 2kg of muscle weight in…

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Banned from tennis, Ilie Nastase starts new career as diplomat

PRAGUE — Ilie Nastase is taking on a new role as a diplomat for the Czech Republic. The Romanian tennis great has been banned by the International Tennis Federation for two years because of his foul-mouthed comments and bad behavior as Romania’s Fed Cup captain. But after a meeting on Friday, Czech foreign minister Lubomir Zaoralek said Nastase agreed to become the Czech Republic’s new honorary consul in Romania. He will be based in the Black Sea port of Constanta. “It’s a great honor,” Nastase said. “My country didn’t give…

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Premiership: London Irish v Northampton Saints

Williams made 14 appearances last season until injury ended his campaign Aviva Premiership Venue: Madejski Stadium Date: Sunday, 24 September Kick-off: 15:00 BST Coverage: Live text and BBC local radio commentary on the BBC Sport website London Irish’s Johnny Williams returns for his first appearance of the season after recovering from injury. Williams is back following a hamstring problem and is one of five changes with Napolioni Nalaga making his full debut. Northampton Saints make one change as they seek a third successive victory, with Sam Dickinson replacing Teimana Harrison…

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NHL — Familiar faces in different places photo page

With a new team being added, a salary-cap crunch and the drive to try to figure out how to beat the Stanley Cup-champion Pittsburgh Penguins, there was a lot of movement in the offseason. Here’s a look at a few of the bigger-name players who will be wearing new threads this season. Trevor Daley, 33, signed a three-year deal with the Red Wings worth $9.5 million. With the Penguins, he had 11 goals and two Stanley Cups in the last two seasons. Jeanine Leech/Icon Sportswire Patrick Sharp is back with the…

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Gabriel Rosado, Glen Tapia to fight on Oct. 19 ‘Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN’ card

Middleweights Gabriel Rosado and Glen Tapia, fighters who are on the downside of their careers but who come to the ring to brawl, will square off in the 10-round main event of the “Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN” card on Oct. 19, Golden Boy Promotions announced Thursday. The card, which will take place at the Park Theater at the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, will air on ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes beginning at 11 p.m. ET. Preliminary bouts will stream live on ESPN3 beginning at approximately 9:30…

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