LEEDS, England (AP) Alastair Cook recognizes that becoming the first Englishman to reach 10,000 test runs would be a ''big milestone.'' He's also eager to get to that mark as soon as possible so he can focus fully on the series against Sri Lanka. ''It would mean a lot and hopefully I can get there sooner rather than later so we can talk about something else,'' the England captain...
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Shawn Williams The Class A Lakewood BlueClaws have been exciting to watch this season, despite a disappointing 6-16 overall record thus far this season. This week I spoke with team skipper Shawn Williams about several talented young prospects such as righty pitcher Shane Watson, outfielder Jose Pujols and infielder Josh Tobias. Additionally, I asked him about the injuries his...
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22 days ago
Australian cricket star Phil Hughes, who suffered a head injury during a Sheffield Shield game at Sydney Cricket Ground on Tuesday, has died.The 25-year old cricketer collapsed face first on the ground after being hit by a ball thrown by bowler Sean Abbott. Hughes was stretchered off the pitch before being put in a medically-induced coma at the hospital.Australia team doctor Peter...
Trent Boult pulled off an incredible catch in New Zealand's second T20 match against the West Indies on Sunday, stepping over the boundary to grab the ball one-handed, flip it in the air and dive back in to snatch it again to take the wicket of Kieron Pollard.For all us baseball snobs who wouldn't know a wicked googly from a naughty search engine, many cricket fans are calling this...
Milton Racer to Debut in Canadian Touring Car Championship Milton, Ontario (May 13, 2014) – Stuart Clark’s rookie season competing in the 2014 Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) will see the Milton-based racer use the spotlight to raise awareness of SOS Children’s Villages Canada – a charity that works with orphaned and abandoned children, best known through its...
Former Australia cricket captain Ricky Ponting used to win attention in New Zealand for his high scores, but it was his low score at the New Zealand Golf Open that caught the eye on Thursday. Ponting had six birdies in a combined 7-under par opening round of 65 with playing partner Tony Popovic in the pro-am, best ball section of the tournament. Ponting and Popovic were still five...
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February 27, 2014 | Discuss
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