Sunil Gavaskar helps MCA find 2011 World Cup final ball
Gavaskar has informed an MCA Apex Council member that the ball is with a Hong Kong resident who bought it at an ICC auction just after the 2011 World Cup final. The MCA’s newly formed museum committee will now approach Gavaskar and then subsequently request this person to hand over the ball so that the MCA can keep it in the museum whenever it’s built.
14-day quarantine didn't help, says MS Dhoni on lack of batting time
The extended two-week quarantine of CSK unit did hamper his preparations as he didn't get a chance to bat for a long time, said skipper MS Dhoni after his team's 16 runs defeat to RR in their 2nd IPL game. Dhoni came in to bat at No. 7 sending the likes of Sam Curran and Kedar Jadhav ahead of him in the 217-run chase. "I haven't batted for a long time. 14-day quarantine doesn't help," Dhoni said.
Top-seeded Aces rebound from Game 1 loss to claim victory against Sun
Sports/Basketball: A'ja Wilson had 29 points, seven rebounds and a career-high seven blocks to lead the top-seeded Las Vegas Aces past the Connecticut Sun 83-75 on Tuesday night to even the best-of-five playoff series at 1-1.
Cost, Racism and football are draining Black American talent in baseball
Sports: Money alone won't solve the deep-rooted problems The Players Alliance has targeted, but as CBC Sports senior contributor Morgan Campbell writes, it's a concrete step toward helping the group stem a decades-long slow leak in Black American talent in Major League Baseball.
Vanessa Bryant sues L.A. sheriff for sharing unauthorized photos of helicopter crash
Sports/Basketball/NBA: Vanessa Bryant, the widow of basketball star Kobe Bryant, has filed a lawsuit against the Los Angeles County sheriff claiming deputies shared unauthorized photos of the crash that killed her husband, their 13-year-old daughter and seven others.
IPL 2020: Samson leads Royals to 16-run win over CSK
An evening like the one in Sharjah on Tuesday makes you wonder why Sanju Samson hasn't played more than four T20 internationals for India. Against a strong Chennai Super Kings (CSK) unit, Samson enthralled with an innings of 74 from just 32 balls to help Rajasthan Royals (RR) reach a commanding 216 for 7 from 20 overs. The total was more than enough as Royals opened their account with a 16-run victory.
Source: Gruden, Payton fined for mask negligence
Raiders coach Jon Gruden, who revealed that he had previously contracted COVID-19, and Saints coach Sean Payton were each fined $100,000 by the NFL for not wearing masks on the sideline during Monday night's game, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Toronto FC learns rest of revamped MLS schedule, with busy October ahead
Sports/Soccer/MLS: Toronto FC learned Tuesday what lies ahead in the rest of the pandemic-rejigged MLS regular season. Seven matches in October and two in November. Six "home" games in East Hartford, Conn. A steady diet of Eastern Conference opponents.