Indrajith ton salvages India Red's day

3:00 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Stumps: India Red 291 for 9 (Indrajith 120*, Panchal 36, Rajpoot 3-44, Unadkat 2-64) v India Blue B Indrajith tucks the ball fine PTI B Indrajith notched up an unbeaten 120 to shepherd India Red to 291 for 9 at stumps on the first day after India Green reduced them to 159 for 7 at Green Park. After captain Dinesh Karthik elected to bat, the…

September 13, 2017
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WR Gordon out of rehab soon, hopes to return

12:42 PM ET ESPN.com news services Suspended wide receiver Josh Gordon’s application for reinstatement has been denied by the NFL, a league source told ESPN. Josh Gordon, who is seeking reinstatement to the NFL, is working out with former Olympian Tim Montgomery and has changed agents, sources tell ESPN’s Dan Graziano. 1 Related “He’s been clean, so we’re hoping after 90 days he’s reinstated and they put him back in…

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School Safety Issue: Prakash Javadekar-Maneka Gandhi Meeting Deferred

New Delhi: A high-level meeting between Union ministers Maneka Gandhi and Prakash Javadekar scheduled for today to develop a protocol for educational institutions to ensure safety of students has been deferred. Officials of the ministries of women and child development and human resource development as well as representative of the National Commission of Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), CBSE, NCERT, Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan were scheduled to attend the meeting. “The…

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Mistake to set such high ticket prices – Najam Sethi

1:09 PM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Mistakes in the ticket pricing policy for Pakistan’s home series against the World XI have led to lower-than-expected crowd turnouts at the Gaddafi Stadium in the highest-profile series held in Pakistan since 2009. Though Gaddafi Stadium has been anywhere between 80-90% full in the two T20s so far, attendances have paled in comparison to the turn-outs for the PSL final in March earlier this year,…

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A Grim Future For Earth’s ‘Third Pole’

One-third of Asia’s high mountain glaciers will melt — even if the Paris Agreement succeeds. Afternoon clouds roll into a Himalayan valley below Yala Glacier Basecamp in Nepal. (Credit: Joseph Shea) There’s so much ice packed into the high mountains of Asia that scientists call it Earth’s “Third Pole.” The Himalayas and the Tibetan Plateau hold the largest reserves of freshwater outside the Arctic and Antarctic. Here, thousands of glaciers…

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Seminoles return to practice after Irma layoff

12:02 PM ET The Florida State Seminoles have returned to practice after a five-day layoff due to Hurricane Irma. Coach Jimbo Fisher said on the ACC coaches call that his team practiced Tuesday and would continue to practice through Friday. The Seminoles had their game against Louisiana-Monroe canceled last week. Their game against rival Miami, originally set for this weekend, has been rescheduled for Oct. 7. Fisher said all players…

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In Rajasthan, Cop Arrested For Taking Bribe To Probe Rape Case

Bikaner: A Rajasthan police sub-inspector was today arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) of the state police for allegedly taking Rs 25,000 bribe to initiate a probe in a rape case, police said. SI Bachchan Singh Bhati, posted at the Ghadsana police station in the Sriganganagar district, had initially demanded Rs 30,000 from the family of the rape victim to initiate a probe against the accused, ACB Additional Superintendent of…

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ICC plans to bring more Full Members to Pakistan in coming years

12:24 PM ET Emboldened by the relatively smooth progress of the ongoing series against the World XI, Pakistan are hoping to attract a side for a full home tour next year. In the event of a Full Member refusing to come, the PCB will examine the possibility of organising further tours by a World XI side over the next two years. That could be the upshot of a three-year investment…

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With Ohio State win, OU announces its return to title-caliber defense

10:27 AM ET During a key sequence to begin the fourth quarter last weekend, Ohio State quarterback Lincoln Riley described Oklahoma’s win over Ohio State as “emotional” and “special,” but he knows it will all be for naught if the Sooners stumble later in the season. Baker Mayfield knew exactly what he was doing Saturday night. (And that’s OK!) His antics follow in a long tradition of college football celebrations…

September 13, 2017
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