Steelers to start rookie LB Watt over Harrison

1:50 PM ET PITTSBURGH — The Steelers have named rookie T.J. Watt as their starting right outside linebacker, making official what has been brewing for much of the preseason. James Harrison, 39, will back him up, barring a change in developments in practices this week. Asked about the switch — Watt had been listed as a second-teamer in August — coach Mike Tomlin cited recent practices, which featured Watt in…

September 5, 2017
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'Mark Wood is the one' – Ottis Gibson

Play01:20Anderson is always looking to learn – Gibson Ottis Gibson believes Mark Wood remains the outstanding pace bowling prospect in England despite a disappointing display against South Africa. Gibson, who will leave his role as England seam bowling coach after the Lord’s Test to take up the job of head coach of South Africa, still feels Wood has the pace and skill to prove a success at international level if…

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Shai Hope's hunger could make him great – Law

Play00:55’Some humble pie for Nas to chomp on’ – Law Shai Hope has the potential to be a “great” player, according to West Indies coach Stuart Law. Hope came into the series against England averaging just 19.57. But he played a huge role in the victory at Headingley with a century in each innings and has impressed Law both with his talent and temperament. While 23-year-old Hope had long been…

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Delhi To Reopen Liquor Shops, Bars Along Highways In Civic Body Areas

New Delhi: The Delhi government has ordered de-sealing of liquor shops and bars along highways in municipal areas across the city following the Supreme Court’s clarification on the issue. The Excise Department in an order directed the officers concerned to de-seal such establishments located within 500 metres of highways in municipal areas. The move implies that all the liquor shops, bars and restaurants serving alcohol, which were sealed following the…

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Last chance for Sri Lanka to redeem wretched home run

Jasprit Bumrah topped the wicket charts in the ODI series, and could give Sri Lanka even more problems in the one-off T20I © AFP Big Picture Historically, Sri Lanka have never been this abysmal in a home series. They have been whitewashed in Tests on the island before, but never previously had they also been defeated in each of the ODIs. There is no denying it: Sri Lankan cricket is…

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Source: Fertitta buys Rockets for record $2.2B

9:52 AM ET ESPN.com news services Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander has agreed to sell the team to Houston billionaire Tilman Fertitta for $2.2 billion, a record-NBA franchise sales price, a league told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The sale of the Rockets was first reported Tuesday by KRIV-Fox 26 Sports in Houston. The Rockets sale would eclipse the record of Steve Ballmer’s $2 billion purchase of the LA Clippers in 2014….

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Mega NFL Preview: 1-32 projections, fantasy breakouts and more

Stealing a line from Clubber Lang in “Rocky III,” the prediction for the 2017 New York Jets is pain. Their offseason purge left them with one of the league’s worst rosters, including an offense incapable of competing in the high-scoring NFL. This is the start of a long rebuilding process. By constructing a team filled with young, unproven players, the brain trust has sacrificed 2017 for the good of the…

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The 2017 Uni Watch preview

8:20 AM ET Paul LukasESPN.com Close Sports journalism’s foremost uniform reporter ESPN.com columnist since 2004 Also blogs at uni-watch.com It’s a turbulent time in the uni-verse. The NBA is switching from Adidas to Nike, and the NHL is switching from Reebok to Adidas, which means all 30 teams in each league will have new uniforms, while MLB has been dressing its players in garishly colored jerseys with nicknames. Compared to…

September 5, 2017
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The Content Structures, Processes, and Tools Most Used by Marketers

Most marketers say their company has style and brand guidelines in place for content, but less than half say their firm has developed more complex content structures such as a customer journey map or a messaging framework, Some 76% of respondents say they use an email platform to help manage their content marketing efforts; other popular technologies include content management systems (57% use) and content collaboration/workflow software (44%). Some 69%…

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Australia to kick off limited-overs tour of India on September 17

Australia last played an ODI series in India in 2013-14 © AFP Australia will arrive in India for a limited-overs series following the conclusion of their tour of Bangladesh in Chittagong, with Chennai scheduled to host the first ODI on September 17. The remaining matches will be played in Kolkata (September 21), Indore (September 24), Bangalore (September 28) and Nagpur (October 1). Australia will then travel to Ranchi (October 7),…

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