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Former England captains Michael Vaughan and Michael Atherton express fears after Gabba thrashing

THE whitewash is already in play, according to former England captain Michael Vaughan who has grave concerns that the wheels have already fallen off for Joe Root’s men.

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Spotted: Ben Stokes at Heathrow Airport as England all-rounder ramps up Ashes return

ENGLISH all-rounder Ben Stokes is heading to New Zealand and could be back playing cricket as early as this weekend.

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Are Lukaku’s struggles his fault and why late is great for Palace – Premier League stats

Romelu Lukaku’s struggles continue and Manchester City can’t stop winning – the best Premier League statistics from the weekend.

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Allardyce is leading contender for Everton manager’s job

Former England boss Sam Allardyce is the leading contender for the Everton job that has been vacant since Ronald Koeman’s sacking.

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Grizzlies fire coach Fizdale after 8-game skid

Memphis fired coach David Fizdale on Monday after the Grizzlies dropped to 7-12 on the season amid an eight-game losing streak.

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NFL suspends Crabtree, Talib 2 games apiece

Sources tell ESPN’s Adam Schefter that Oakland’s Michael Crabtree and Denver’s Aqib Talib will appeal the two-game suspensions each were handed by the NFL on Monday night. The two fought during Sunday’s game.

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England player ratings: who starred and who struggled in monster Gabba Test win

AUSTRALIA has taken a 1-0 lead in the Ashes, with a dominant 10-wicket victory over England at the Gabba.

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Supercars: Jamie Whincup skulls beer, backflips off boat into Newcastle Harbour after title win

THIS may be the closest we’ve come to seeing the real Jamie Whincup.

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MOTD2 analysis: How Everton’s new manager pursuit has gone horribly wrong

Managerless Everton are in a relegation battle and need to appoint a leader now, says MOTD2 pundit Kevin Kilbane.

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Rodgers matches Stein feat as Celtic win Scottish League Cup

Brendan Rodgers becomes the first Celtic boss since Jock Stein to win four domestic trophies in a row as his side retain the Scottish League Cup by beating Motherwell.

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Sources: Amid protests, Vols won’t hire Schiano

After public outcry and campus protests — including government officials protesting on Twitter — Tennessee will no longer hire Greg Schiano as the Volunteers’ next football coach, sources tell ESPN’s Chris Low.

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Australian Open golf 2017: live scores, final round leaderboard, Jason Day, Jordan Spieth

The challengers are coming for Jason Day in the final round of the Australian Open golf championship in Sydney.

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Darren Weir stayer Admire Deus loses injury battle

JAPANESE import Admire Deus’ fight for life has ended.

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What happened in the Premier League on Saturday?

Tottenham need a late Harry Kane goal to rescue a point against managerless West Brom, while second-placed Manchester United scrape past Brighton.

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Klopp ‘angry’ Liverpool couldn’t make a substitution before Willian equaliser

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is “angry” that his side were unable to make a substitution before Willian equalises to earn Chelsea a 1-1 draw at Anfield.

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Tide hoops forced to play with 3 in 5-point loss

Alabama finished its game against Minnesota with just three players after its entire bench was ejected following a wild scuffle and two of the remaining five players left due to fouls and an injury. The Gophers won 89-84.

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Saban: Bama deserves shot at CFP despite loss

Nick Saban’s playoff jockeying began just moments after his No. 1-ranked Crimson Tide suffered their first loss of the season Saturday, with the coach saying the Tide deserve a shot based on “what they’ve been able to accomplish.”

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Supercars: How the title contenders can be eliminated in Race 25

FIVE drivers enter the penultimate race of the 2017 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship in title contention.

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Ashes 2017: Australia v England first Test, live score updates, video highlights, teams, start time

ASHES FIRST TEST: Day 3 — STEVE Smith’s sensational captain’s knock is surging towards a 21st Test century early on day three at the Gabba – with Pat Cummins helping steer him there.

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Ladd’s late free-kick hands Wales World Cup qualifying win over Kazakhstan

Hayley Ladd’s late free-kick gives Wales victory against Kazakhstan in their 2019 Women’s World Cup qualifier.

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Houghton double as England put four past Bosnia-Herzegovina

England captain Steph Houghton scores twice as her side continue their unbeaten World Cup qualifying campaign with victory over Bosnia-Herzegovina.

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Could Rose walk away from $80M left on Adidas deal?

The point guard signed a 13-year extension with Adidas in 2012. Leaving the NBA now would mean walking away from the seven years and $80 million left on that deal.

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How great would Derrick Rose have been if he never got hurt?

Frustration from injuries might lead the former MVP to walk away from basketball. What might have been if he had never lost his elite explosion?

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New NSW Blues coach Brad Fittler says Nick Cotric, Mitchell Moses are Origin bolters

NEW NSW coach Brad Fittler has wasted no time shaking up the Blues, anointing Canberra winger Nick Cotric as a possible bolter for next year’s State of Origin series.

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AFL draft 2017: Times, predictions and picks in your ultimate guide to the national AFL draft

FIRST-ROUND predictions, an expert’s top 40 prospects, the bidding system explained and every pick your club holds.

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