England omit Broad for series opener against West Indies

Stuart Broad will miss his first home Test match for eight years after England's selectors opted instead for the pace of Jofra Archer and Mark Wood. Despite closing in on 500 wickets and performing supremely over the past two summers in home conditions, Broad will not be in the side when England take to the Rose Bowl on Wednesday. More to follow...

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Umpire Joe West, 67, plans to work baseball season despite high risk for coronavirus

Umpire Joe West is still planning to work during the 2020 season despite being labeled as a high-risk candidate for contracting the coronavirus.

Teenage Russian goalkeeper struck by lightning 'removed from ventilator', gradually being taking out

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Stokes confirms England will make Black Lives Matter gesture before Test

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Frank Gore’s fascinating Jets role has Le’Veon Bell consequences

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How do you get a cricket ball to swing without saliva?

Saliva has been responsible for some of the best cricket we’ve seen but, as Vithushan Ehantharajah writes, in the wake of coronavirus, the England vs West Indies series will be very different

Saints' Demario Davis welcomes NFL's reported plan to play Black national anthem

New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis expressed his support for the NFL’s reported plans of playing the Black national anthem before all Week 1 games during the 2020 season.

West Ham set sights on Man Utd duo if they avoid relegation

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is hoping for a clear-out this summer, with both Jones and Lingard expected to go

Tuilagi case shows England's stuffy home-based clause is out of date

Is it really such a crime for Manu Tuilagi to move overseas and expect to add to his 43 caps after leaving Leicester for reasons not of his own making?

Gay footballers have come out to teammates but fear public backlash, says Aluko

Former England Women international says there are players who feel comfortable with telling their teammates they are homosexual but still won’t take the risk of coming out in the public domain because of the abuse they risk receiving

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