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Root's 'mic-drop' mocked as India shade day-one honours

Root's 'mic-drop' mocked as India shade day-one honours

England captain Joe Root has spoken out for the first time after being taunted by Virat Kohli during the first Test against India . It was the Indian captain who produced the brilliant piece of fielding, with a direct-hit on the turn after Bairstow called an ambitious two barely to the edge of the square at midwicket.



[Teams] Arsenal vs Chelsea: Confirmed Line-Ups From The Aviva Stadium

Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette admits he was pleased after their 1-1 draw with Chelsea in Dublin. Both sides converted all five of their penalties in the shootout before England midfielder Loftus-Cheek was thwarted. That Morata miss proved to be the catalyst for Arsenal to finally spark into life, and they really should have been on level terms 35 minutes in when a swift move culminated in Henrikh Mkhitaryan spotting Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at the back post.



PSG to top £290,000-a-week offer to N'Golo Kante

Kante is still away on holiday after taking three weeks off following his World Cup exertions. Chelsea have reportedly offered N'Golo Kante a lucrative new contract in hope of convincing him to stay at the club long-term. It would also see Kante extend his stay at the West London club until 2023, instead of his current deal, which expires at the end of the 2020-2021 season.



Courtney Smith -- People near Urban Meyer knew of '15 case

Smith was sacked as Ohio State's wide receivers coach on Monday, July 23, after the allegations of domestic abuse surfaced. Zach Smith was sacked last week by Ohio State , and Urban Meyer was placed on administrative leave on Wednesday.


Draymond Green-Tristan Thompson beef spills over at LeBron party

Draymond Green-Tristan Thompson beef spills over at LeBron party

Despite averaging just 6.2 points and 5.9 rebounds in four games, Thompson is now a proverbial God in the eyes of Cavs fans after allegedly punching Draymond Green in the face after the ESPY Awards, and there's now a parade scheduled in his honor.