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England eyes Champions League revival with 5 in groups draw

England eyes Champions League revival with 5 in groups draw

There are in fact two coming up on Thursday, with the League Cup third round draw at 4:15am BST - that's not a typo; it's being held in Asia due to the sponsorship of Carabao - and then the Champions League group stage draw at a more normal 5pm BST.


First White NFL Player To Kneel During The National Anthem

First White NFL Player To Kneel During The National Anthem

On a micro level, white dudes like Chris Long and Seth DeValve are simply showing support for their teammates, but on a larger scale, they're demonstrating how to be an ally. DeValve seems like a decent young man whose heart's in the right place, but if he wants to help fix problems, he probably needs to be more specific about what they are, and then offer some solutions.


OBC sub-categorisation: Mandal 2.0 moment for Indian politics?

OBC sub-categorisation: Mandal 2.0 moment for Indian politics?

The Congress on Wednesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure that after the " creamy layer " ceiling for OBC candidates was raised to Rs 8 lakh, the concept carved out by the Supreme Court is "not defeated" and the poor are not excluded.


Saina, Kidambi, Praneeth and Jayaram Win as Tanvi, Sameer Lose

Saina, Kidambi, Praneeth and Jayaram Win as Tanvi, Sameer Lose

The third day of the Championships will see nine matches featuring Indian shuttlers, out of which three will be played on the televised court. It was a cake walk for the eighth seed Srikanth as the Guntur player outplayed Russia's Sergey Sirant in straight games 21-13, 21-12 in just 29 minutes.


Leon Wobschall: Frustration proves the recurring theme for Rooney and England

Leon Wobschall: Frustration proves the recurring theme for Rooney and England

Should Rooney have remained part of manager Gareth Southgate's squad, he could have surpassed Shilton as soon as next year's World Cup. The great irony of Rooney's decision to retire is it came at the moment when he looked capable of one last flourish after an impressive start for Everton following his close-season move back to his boyhood club.


National Basketball Association rookies voted Jayson Tatum and Lonzo Ball as most likely succeed

National Basketball Association rookies voted Jayson Tatum and Lonzo Ball as most likely succeed

There are some high hopes for Celtics rookie Jayson Tatum , and not just in Boston. Ball was the second pick. Smith earned 25.7 percent of the votes, Ball claimed 20 percent, but Tatum fell into the " others receiving votes " category. As an aside: It's a little weird that so few rookies voted for Fultz (the No. 1 pick), both for " best career " and for "rookie of the year ". He was also voted the most athletic rookie by a wide margin (he reportedly showed off a 48-inch vertical in a Lakers ...