Tuesday, 19 January 2021

Australia leave door open for brave India despite Labuschagne’s ton

Australia's batsmen have been accused of complacency after the hosts let India off the hook for the second time this week despite a century by Marnus Labuschagne. A wounded India almost reached breaking point on Friday but, as they have done throughout the past month, mounted a spirited revival to…

‘Grub’ shouts at Siraj from section of Gabba

Indian fast bowler Mohammed Siraj was repeatedly labelled a "grub" by a group of fans at the Gabba as some supporters in Brisbane showed little sympathy after the alleged abuse at the SCG. Nervous Cricket Australia officials had one eye on the action in the middle of the Gabba and…

‘Hopeless’: Indian great’s scathing Paine swipe

Indian legend Sunil Gavaskar has once again ripped into Tim Paine, bluntly calling the Australian captain “hopeless”. Paine faced immense scrutiny after India secured an unlikely draw at the SCG on Monday, with the Tasmanian blasted for his unwarranted sledging of Indian all-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin. Gavaskar was one of Paine’s…

Jets hiring coveted 49ers DC Saleh as coach

Longtime Jets beat writer for New York Daily News Syracuse University graduate FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — The New York Jets, coming off one of the worst seasons in franchise history, have reached an agreement in principle with San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh to be their next head coach,…

Meyer makes NFL jump, named Jaguars coach

Covered University of Florida for 13 seasons for ESPN.com and Florida Times-Union Graduate of Jacksonville University Multiple APSE award winner JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jaguars have hired Urban Meyer as their new head coach, turning to one of the most successful college coaches in NCAA history to help spur a…