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Playing IPL More Important Than World Cup, Fans Troll Jasprit Bumrah

Playing IPL More Important Than World Cup, Fans Troll Jasprit Bumrah

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The BCCI confirmed on Monday that India's speed spearhead Jasprit Bumrah has been ruled out of the ICC T20 World Cup owing to a stress fracture. Bumrah's absence would undoubtedly hurt India's chances in the flagship event in Australia. The BCCI was awaiting medical findings as the pacer rehabbed at the National Cricket Academy, but it was clear he would be sidelined for months. While the BCCI will soon announce a replacement for Bumrah for the premier competition, one of Mohammed Shami and Deepak Chahar will be called up. Umran Malik of Jammu and Kashmir is anticipated to be added to the standby list. As soon as the formal announcement out, Indian cricket fans flocked to Twitter to show their displeasure with the BCCI's poor workload management. but a section of people was trolling Jas...
Women to Get More Rest Between Hoop Games at Next World Cup

Women to Get More Rest Between Hoop Games at Next World Cup

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By DOUG FENIBERG, AP Basketball WriterSYDNEY (AP) — Players at this year's World Cup had a few concerns about the competition, including the compact schedule and the timing of the tournament and the women took their complaints right to the top.FIBA Secretary General Andreas Zagklis, who talked with many of the players during the course of the recently competed tournament. He offered a quick solution for the rest concerns, but changing the date will take more work.The next World Cup in 2026 will once again feature 16 teams instead of the 12 at this year's tournament — and players will have more to recuperate between the final rounds.“We will not play three days in a row, that will not happen again,” Zagklis said. “This is not something we want to see repeated. It’s too heavy on the playe...
Rams LB Bobby Wagner Flattens Fan Who Gets on Field

Rams LB Bobby Wagner Flattens Fan Who Gets on Field

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Bobby Wagner delivered one of the biggest hit on a fan who got onto the field.The Rams linebacker flattened a fan who ran on the field with a device letting out pink smoke late in the second quarter of Los Angeles' game against the San Francisco 49ers on Monday night.With less than a minute left in the first half, the fan got onto the field and ran across while being chased by security as the pink smoke filled the field.As the fan ran toward the Rams sideline, linebacker Takkarist McKinley came toward him before Wagner came off the sideline and laid him out with a big hit.The fan was taken off the field by security and the game quickly resumed.Political CartoonsEarlier in the game, another fan tried to get onto the field with a similar device, but was stopped ...
Bearcats’ 11 Sacks Ties Most in FBS in 3 Years

Bearcats’ 11 Sacks Ties Most in FBS in 3 Years

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By ERIC OLSON, AP College Football WriterCincinnati wasn't even the American Athletic Conference leader in sacks before Saturday. With one big night against Tulsa, the Bearcats begin this week at the top of the national chart.Cincinnati tied a conference record with 11 sacks against the Golden Hurricane, matching the most in a Bowl Subdivision game in three seasons.Jabari Taylor had a team-high 2.5 sacks and 10 players were credited with at least a half-sack. The Bearcats finished with 15 tackles for loss.The last team with 11 sacks was Buffalo, which did it against Akron last season. No has had more since Miami (Ohio) had 12 against Akron in 2019.Political CartoonsThe Bearcats’ season total of 23 sacks leads the nation, and their 92 since 2020 rank fifth, according to Sportradar.Four p...
Indonesia football tragedy: Coach Javier Roca says some ‘fans died in players’ arms’

Indonesia football tragedy: Coach Javier Roca says some ‘fans died in players’ arms’

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Arema football coach Javier Roca said on Sunday (October 2) that during the Indonesian football tragedy, which claimed at least 125 lives, "fans died in the arms of players". Roca coach also claimed that tear gas-firing police fatally "over-stepped" the mark.  The tragic incident happened at Kanjuruhan stadium in East Java province when angry fans of Arema FC stormed the pitch after their team lost 3-2 to Persebaya Surabaya.  Roca said that some of the team stayed on the pitch when the game ended and some of the fans had even “died in the arms of players."  ALSO READ | Indonesia stadium stampede: What led to one of world's worst football tragedies?  He said, “Returning from the press conference, I saw the tragedy. The boys passed by with victims in their arms. I thi...
Listen Watch Read: What went into Eliud Kipchoge breaking the unofficial two-hour barrier in the marathon

Listen Watch Read: What went into Eliud Kipchoge breaking the unofficial two-hour barrier in the marathon

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Sport in the multiverse works in different dimensions, beyond Live Action. It is heard and seen and pored over in retellings by wordsmiths. The Express Sports team picks out the best podcasts, docus, OTT series and book recommendations for sports lovers, every week in LWR – Listen Watch Read From a farm in rural Kenya to Vienna: How Kipchoge broke the two-hour barrier INEOS 1:59 Challenge, five-part documentary; You TubeOne hour and 13 minutes Does an athlete as great as marathoner Eliud Kipchoge have doubts about his own abilities? The answer is ‘yes’. Kenyan running great Kipchoge broke the marathon world record on Sunday, September 26, by 30 seconds, incidentally breaking his own mark, at the Berlin marathon. Kipchoge clocked 2 hours and 1:09 on a fast Berlin track where 12 marathon ...