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  • Cricket news from 2 months 1 day ago
    • However, there remains no clarity on who if anyone instructed the players to manipulate the result.
    • "We can't pinpoint it was this person or that person who made the decision," chief inquirer Asela Rekawa said.
    • The reason for coming down hardest on the players, however, was due to the lack of evidence that any party other than the players were complicit, SLC said.
    • So there was no defense taken that he was not there and he didn't know anything about [the decision to manipulate the result].
    • Rekawa and SLC did concede that having taken the decision to suspend the players, the board could be the subject of a legal challenge from them.
  • FOX News 2 months 2 days ago
    • JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed quarterback Ryan Nassib to the active roster, a move coach Doug Marrone said was insurance because Blake Bortles is dealing with a wrist injury.
    • A fourthround draft pick by the New York Giants in 2013, Nassib was waived by New Orleans in final cuts.
    • Nassib played three seasons (201315) for Jaguars decisionmaker Tom Coughlin in New York and played collegiately for Marrone and offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett at Syracuse.
    • "We're trying to figure out what the best way was to get a quarterback on the roster, whether it be practice squad.
    • The Jaguars placed safety Calvin Pryor on injured reserve to create room on the roster for Nassib.
  • FOX News 2 months 2 days ago
    • INDIANAPOLIS Andrew Luck will miss his third consecutive game Sunday after being ruled out by Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano on Monday.
    • While Pagano didn't rule out the possibility of Luck coming back Wednesday, Pagano acknowledged that doctors still have not cleared the franchise quarterback to participate.
    • Luck missed all of the Colts' offseason workouts, all of training camp and the entire preseason after having surgery in January to repair a partially torn labrum in his throwing shoulder.
    • Indy has used two starting quarterbacks, Scott Tolzien and Jacoby Brissett , in two weeks.
    • Both are 01, putting the Colts in a 02 hole for the fourth consecutive year.
  • FOX News 2 months 2 days ago
    • Franks heaved a 63yard touchdown pass to Tyrie Cleveland as time expired Saturday, giving Florida a 2620 victory over the Volunteers.
    • "He just gave me the trophy out of nowhere to start the class and told me good throw," Franks said.
    • Frank's throw helped mask another poor offensive showing by the Gators (11, 10 Southeastern Conference), who play at Kentucky (30, 10) on Saturday.
    • Franks completed 18 of 28 passes for 212 yards in his second career start , with two touchdowns and an interception.
    • "When you start to do that, you're going to have a pretty good deal going," McElwain said.
  • FOX News 2 months 2 days ago
    • INDIANAPOLIS Indianapolis Colts safety Darius Butler understands why shortterm memories are so crucial in the NFL.The ability to move beyond past mistakes is essential to future success.
    • "It felt like last year was a mustwin game in September, and it feels almost the same way this week," Butler said Monday after going 02 for the fifth time since 2011.
    • Since the postseason field expanded to 12 teams in 1990, roughly 12 percent of those making the playoffs were 02, including Butler's 2014 Colts.
    • Now the Colts find themselves trying to dig out of a 02 hole for the fourth straight season.
    • Luck was ruled out of the Cleveland game and Pagano said Luck still needs to be cleared by team doctors before he can practice.
  • FOX News 2 months 2 days ago
    • Vikings coach Mike Zimmer says Sam Bradford's left knee is "feeling better" a day after the quarterback missed Minnesota's game against Pittsburgh.
    • But Zimmer is unsure when Bradford will play again.
    • Zimmer gave short and ornery answers Sunday when asked about Bradford following the loss to the Steelers.
    • But Zimmer does not believe the Vikings need to find another quarterback while Bradford recovers.
    • For now, Zimmer terms the injury day to day.
  • FOX News 2 months 2 days ago
    • DAVIE, Fla. (AP) Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase declined Monday to discuss linebacker Lawrence Timmons' future with the team, which may be brief.
    • Timmons went AWOL Saturday, the day before the Dolphins' season opener at the Los Angeles Chargers.
    • Miami players seemed to be in a more forgiving mood, with several saying they would be happy to welcome Timmons back.
    • Without Timmons, the Dolphins had only four linebackers active against the Chargers.
    • Several Dolphins players said Timmons showed no signs he was dealing with any issues, and said he had been a model teammate during the preseason.
  • FOX News 2 months 2 days ago
    • I was out of here, man," Jones said, trying to explain his return.
    • In truth, it was a good game all around.
    • Jones had three of the Chiefs' six sacks and two of them resulted in fumbles, though the Eagles managed to hop on both.
    • All the Chiefs fans?
    • Few people besides draft geeks and fans of the Southeastern Conference knew a lot about Jones when the Chiefs made him their secondround pick last year.
  • FOX News 2 months 2 days ago
    • GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida coach Jim McElwain says cornerback Duke Dawson is "highly questionable" to play at Kentucky on Saturday because of a head injury.
    • Dawson left Saturday's 2620 victory against Tennessee in the second half, briefly returned and then headed to the sideline for good.
    • He has nine tackles and two interceptions in two games for the 20thranked Gators (11, 10 Southeastern Conference).
    • Without him, freshman C.J. Henderson likely would start against the Wildcats (30, 10).
    • The senior took to Twitter and guarantied he would play, posting "Everything is fine, I will be playing this upcoming Saturday against UK."
  • FOX News 2 months 2 days ago
    • CINCINNATI The Cincinnati Reds will play a significant role in the pennant races beginning Tuesday night when they host the St.
    • Louis Cardinals to open a threegame series at Great American Ball Park.
    • The Reds' Stephens, 23, earned his first major league victory in his debut in a 53 win over the Chicago Cubs on July 1 at Great American Ball Park.
    • Cincinnati (6684) swept the Pittsburgh Pirates over the weekend at Great American Ball Park and is starting to get solid performances from its young starting pitchers.
    • At 97 this season against them, including 52 at Great American Ball Park, the Reds are seekingtheir first season series win over St.