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Ashes: Joe Root urges England bowlers to be ‘ruthless’ against Steve Smith

• ‘We’ve got to be really ruthless with it and stick to it’• Australia likely to pick Josh Hazlewood for second Ashes TestJoe Root has told England to look past...

Ashes: Joe Root urges England bowlers to be ‘ruthless’ against Steve Smith

Source: theguardian.com

England's Joe Root on Jofra Archer, Steve Smith and the third Ashes Test – video The England captain expects his side to 'go up another level' in the third Ashes test at Headingley. Batsman Jason Roy has passed a concussion test after being struck during a nets session, but Australia are without their star man, Steve Smith. The b...
18:26, 08/21/2019

England captain Joe Root: I must stick to my plan to get Steve Smith out in Ashes clash Joe Root has called on England's attack to be ruthless when bowling to Steve Smith and says he must be more patient as captain against the Australian batsman when the Second Ashes Test begins at Lord's tomorrow....
20:52, 09/02/2019

Steve Smith the difference as Australia retain Ashes, say Root and Paine – video Australia have retained the Ashes after beating England by 185 runs at Old Trafford in the fourth Test with Joe Root crediting rival batsman Steve Smith for costing the hosts the Urn. Smith, who made 211 and 82 in the match as he continued his prolif...
08:39, 09/09/2019

| Root urges England to take advantage of Smith absence England captain Joe Root wants his side to make the most of Australia star batsman Steve Smith's enforced absence from the third Ashes Test at Headingley....
09:39, 08/22/2019

'England fans could learn from Steve Smith!' - Australia Prime Minister slams booing of Smith after Ashes injury Australia's prime minister Scott Morrison has criticised England fans for booing Steve Smith after he was felled by a 92mph bouncer during the second Ashes Test....
09:00, 08/19/2019

England unchanged for third Ashes Test while Australia wait on Steve Smith • Hosts stick with 12-man squad from Lord’s Test for Headingley• Steve Smith will require medical clearance after concussionEngland have named an unchanged squad for the third Ashes Test against Australia which starts at Headingley on Thursday, the E...
15:26, 08/19/2019

England to rough up sandpaper pair David Warner and Steve Smith in Ashes opener England will target the returning 'sandpaper duo' Steve Smith and David Warner as Joe Root's team look to cap "a really special year to remember" when the Ashes begin at Edgbaston tomorrow....
21:26, 07/31/2019

Steve Smith secures another century as Australia set England considerable target in first Ashes Test For three days, the first Ashes Test went back and forth, with England and Australia trading blows, but neither ever able to hammer home an emphatic advantage....
20:00, 08/04/2019

Ashes: Overton says wind hit bowlers’ run-up rhythm and helped Smith weather storm • England struggle with 40mph crosswinds at Old Trafford• Overton: ‘Conditions really didn’t suit running into bowl’Steve Smith was seeing it like a beachball once more as a day of excellence from Australia’s premier batsman and strong winds scotched...
06:39, 09/05/2019

Good news for England’s Ashes bowlers as ECB sticks with 2018 Dukes ball • New county ball will not be used in this summer’s Tests• More pronounced seam made batting difficult in 2018The England and Wales Cricket Board has confirmed that this year’s Tests will be played using a more bowler-friendly ball, one different to ...
14:26, 05/08/2019

| Root wants to stay on as England captain after Ashes blow Joe Root is in no doubt he should remain as England's Test captain despite presiding over their first failure to win a home Ashes series in 18 years....
12:39, 09/09/2019

Joe Root relishing Ashes battle as fans get right behind England England's World Cup celebrations were intense, but short-lived. A couple of heavy nights, a meet and greet at The Kia Oval, then a trip to No10. Already, there is another epic task at hand....
16:00, 07/16/2019

Ireland post lowest-ever Test score at Lord's as ruthless England recover to secure Ashes warm-up win England's bowlers spared the team's blushes with a terrific performance as they dismissed Ireland for the lowest-ever Test score at Lord's, to ensure they go into next week's Ashes series on the back of a win....
20:52, 07/26/2019

England's Joe Root Laments "Bitterly Disappointing" Ashes Defeat World Cup winners England, set an imposing target of 398 to win, collapsed to 97/7 in the post-lunch session on the fifth and final day before being bowled out for 146....
23:26, 08/05/2019

Steve Smith Says "Amazing" Feeling To Retain Ashes Steve Smith has scored an astonishing 671 runs at an average innings of 134.2, including three hundreds, despite missing the third Test at Headingley with concussion....
11:26, 09/09/2019

Emotional Steve Smith Revels In Ashes Centuries Of batsmen to have played at least 20 Test innings, Steve Smith's career average of 62.96 is second only in the all-time list to that of Don Bradman....
23:26, 08/05/2019

| Emotional Steve Smith revels in Ashes centuries An emotional Steve Smith admitted his brilliant contribution to Australia's first Test humbling of England was a dream come true after the pain of his ball-tampering ban....
23:00, 08/05/2019

Joe Root digs in to give England glimmer of hope in third Ashes Test • Australia 179 & 246, England 67 & 156-3• England captain unbeaten but Denly departs for 50We are still here. When England were 15 for two in their seventh over with another 344 runs required for victory and 70 overs to be bowled in the day, swift e...
22:00, 08/24/2019

Steve Smith says after Ashes century: ‘I didn’t know if I’d play cricket again’ • Australia batsman reveals he lost love for sport during ban• Smith’s 144 against England was more than half his side’s runsSteve Smith shrugged off the boos to score a masterful comeback century that, combined with a series-threatening injury to Ji...
01:00, 08/02/2019

Steve Smith: Australia batsman ruled out of third Ashes Test Australia batsman Steve Smith - the leading run scorer in the 2019 Ashes - is out of the third Test after suffering a concussion in last week's second Test....
20:26, 08/20/2019

Steve Smith hopeful of playing in third Ashes Test despite concussion • Smith replaced in Australia team by Labuschagne at Lord’s• Third Test at Headingley begins on ThursdaySteve Smith remains hopeful of playing in Thursday’s third Test at Headingley despite the delayed concussion diagnosis that led him to report head...
23:13, 08/18/2019

Ashes 2019: England still alive in series as defiant Joe Root leads fightback England live to fight another day in this Ashes – much to the surprise of many. After their abject display on Friday, they toughed it out on Saturday, meaning that on Sunday they need 203 more to stay in the series. They have seven wickets with which...
22:00, 08/24/2019

Ashes 1st Test: Steve Smith Hundred, Stuart Broad Five-For Headline Day 1 ENG vs AUS Highlights, Ashes 2019: Steve Smith marked his return to Test cricket with a hundred before Australia were bowled out for 284 on the opening day of the Ashes series....
04:13, 08/02/2019

Ashes 2019: captains on Steve Smith and drawn second Test – video After it looked like England were closing on their first win of the series, a fine 59 from Australia's substitute Marnus Labuschagne saw the sides draw the second Test. Labuschagne was brought in for Steve Smith who was ruled out of the final day wit...
15:26, 08/19/2019

'I had some luck': Australia's Steve Smith on Ashes double century – video Steve Smith said he ‘had some luck’ on his way to a double century against England at Old Trafford to put Australia in control of the fourth Ashes Test. Smith was caught on 118 but Jack Leach’s delivery was a no ball after he stepped over the crease....
00:26, 09/07/2019

Steve Smith, Nathan Lyon Star As Australia Win 1st Ashes Test By 251 Runs The match was a personal triumph for Steve Smith, who in his first Test since a 12-month ban for his role in a ball-tampering scandal, scored 144 and 142....
23:26, 08/05/2019

Ashes 2019: Australia Rule Out Bouncer Battle Despite Steve Smith Blow Justin Langer insisted his side would not be sidetracked from their goal of becoming the first Australia side in 18 years to win an Ashes series in England....
06:26, 08/21/2019

'I have never doubted my ability': Steve Smith on two centuries in opening Ashes Test – video Steve Smith became only the fifth Australian to make two centuries in the same Ashes Test after another near-perfect innings left England needing to bat for the entirety of the final day in the series opener at Edgbaston to avoid defeat.Smith, who is...
06:39, 08/05/2019

Ashes: Steve Smith ruled out as Australia try to fill 'unfillable shoes' – video Australia's Steve Smith has been ruled out of Thursday's third Ashes Test following a delayed concussion inflicted by a Jofra Archer bouncer. Speaking on Tuesday, coach Justin Langer said that ‘when you take your best players out, it always has an im...
20:00, 08/20/2019

Joe Root aiming to use England's Oval victory as blueprint for Ashes success in Australia in 2022 England captain Joe Root is already training his sights on regaining The Ashes in 2022, buoyed by an series-levelling victory at The Oval he believes can act as the blueprint....
00:39, 09/16/2019

Stuart Broad warns Steve Smith of brutal return in fourth Ashes Test • ‘Jofra Archer will be in Joe Root’s ear when Smith comes in’ • Archer eager for round two with Australia’s top batsmanSteve Smith has been told to expect a brutal return to the Test arena on Wednesday with Jofra Archer said to be eager for round tw...
19:13, 09/02/2019

Justin Langer rules out bouncer battle as Steve Smith sits out third Ashes Test • Coach says Australia’s bowlers will stick to their plans• Smith not fit to play after being hit by bouncer at Lord’sJustin Langer insists Australia must not be drawn into a bouncer war with England after Steve Smith was officially ruled out of Thur...
20:00, 08/20/2019

Stuart Broad and Justin Langer on Steve Smith and the fourth Ashes Test – video England look to go ahead in the series as the fourth Test begins at Old Trafford on Thursday. Australia’s talisman Steve Smith is set to return after being ruled out with concussion for the third Test. ‘It’s great to have him back. No one wants to se...
19:13, 09/02/2019

Australian PM condemns English fans for booing injured Steve Smith during Ashes Test Scott Morrison says it was ‘a foul’ for fans to jeer batsman after he was hit on the neck by a ball from Jofra Archer during the second Test at Lord’sAustralia’s prime minister, Scott Morrison, has weighed into the Ashes booing debate, calling it “a ...
15:26, 08/19/2019

Ashes 2019: Steve Smith scores 144 on Test comeback to lead Australia's recovery on day one A World Cup beforehand means the Ashes has not had the insufferable war of words and buildup of hype has been rather stilted. Well, the opening day of the 2019 series more than lived up to the hype....
21:52, 08/01/2019

Ashes 2019: Steve Smith hits brilliant double century as Australia take control of fourth Test It was as if he had never been away. But we already knew that a spell out of the side does not affect Steve Smith's ravenous appetite runs. This time it was a double century, and a quote brilliant, that has put Australia in total control of the Fourt...
19:13, 09/06/2019

Sandpaper trio Cameron Bancroft, Steve Smith and David Warner back in Australia Test squad for The Ashes Australia have reunited their shamed 'sandpapergate' trio of Cameron Bancroft, Steve Smith and David Warner in their squad for the Ashes, which starts next Thursday at Edgbaston....
20:52, 07/26/2019

England focused despite Smith's withdrawal from third Ashes Test – video England coach Trevor Bayliss admitted that 'it's not going to get down to necessarily one player on either side' as Steve Smith withdrew from the third Test of the Ashes. The Australian batsman has been in outstanding form throughout the series but h...
20:00, 08/20/2019

Playing England feels like Christmas every day, says Steve Smith • Batsman made a century in both innings on his Test return • ‘I’ve never doubted my ability; it has been a dream comeback’Steve Smith claimed playing against England was like Christmas every day after his second century of the first Test left Joe Ro...
06:39, 08/05/2019

England must prove stubborn Smith has not 'solved batting' if they are to reclaim Ashes "Crabbing around on his crease and chuntering away to himself, Steve Smith is a horrible batsmen to watch. But on a day when wickets tumbled at Edgbaston, Smith was the limpet that England just couldn’t budge."...
05:52, 08/03/2019

Steve Smith Hundred Sets Up Australia Warm-Up Win Over England A target of 298 proved just beyond England, without four first-choice players including captain Eoin Morgan and fellow batsman Joe Root, as the World Cup hosts and favourites were dismissed for 285......
13:13, 05/26/2019

Imperious Smith sets England tough task to save first Ashes Test "Steve Smith became only the fifth Australian to make two centuries in the same Ashes test as another imperious, near-perfect innings on Sunday put a blunt England attack to the sword and left them on the brink of defeat in the Ashes opener at Edgbas...
00:00, 08/05/2019

Steve Smith hits 76 as David Warner struggles on return to England • Pair return in World Cup warm-up game against West Indies• Australia win by seven wicketsSteve Smith marked his return to English soil with a typically assured half century – but there were contrasting fortunes for his Australia teammates David War...
13:13, 05/23/2019

Steve Smith stands firm again as Australia establish lead against England • First Test, day three: Australia 284 & 124-3; England 374• Smith unbeaten on 46 and looking ominousYet again Steve Smith is the obstacle driving the English to distraction. While he is still at the crease nothing can be guaranteed. In front of anot...
20:13, 08/03/2019

Steve Smith causes problems for England again as Australia open up lead of 34 at Edgbaston A thrilling Test produced a third day of twists and turns at Edgbaston and, at its end, the state of play is similar to the start: you would rather be sat in England's dressing room, but not by much....
20:39, 08/03/2019

England vs Australia: Steve Smith turns jeers to cheers with fine century Australia's Steve Smith was greeted by a mixture of boos and polite applause as he marked his comeback appearance against England with a fine century in the World Cup warm-up match at the Ageas Bowl....
19:26, 05/25/2019

Chris Woakes says England need a plan to claim crucial Steve Smith wicket • ’We’ll look at a few plans overnight,’ says Woakes• Smith’s form looking ominous for EnglandThis summer’s Ashes series is only three days old but already the same question that vexed England when they last met Australia in Test cricket has resurfac...
02:00, 08/04/2019

"Classless": England Fans Slam Bespectacled Steve Smith For Mocking Leach Steve Smith's pictures in spectacles during an Australian team celebration of the win in the 4th Test has not gone down well with English fans or media....
17:26, 09/10/2019

England vs Australia: Regaining respect will take time for David Warner and Steve Smith, says Ricky Ponting David Warner and Steve Smith still have work to do before regaining the respect of the cricketing public, former Australia captain Ricky Ponting warned....
13:13, 06/25/2019

| Root talks up Archer's Ashes chances Joe Root believes Jofra Archer could find himself in Ashes action against Australia this season even though the England fast bowler has yet to play Test cricket....
01:39, 05/07/2019

Joe Root confident Jimmy Anderson will be fit for first Ashes Test • Bowler injured right calf playing for Lancashire in July• Olly Stone will make Test debut against IrelandJoe Root remains upbeat with the Ashes looming despite confirmation that the leader of his attack, Jimmy Anderson, is not going to play in the ...
21:13, 07/23/2019

Jofra Archer’s emergence shakes up the Ashes series, says Joe Root • Captain says paceman has changed dynamic of England attack• Australia could be without concussed Steve Smith in third TestJoe Root said Jofra Archer has changed the dynamic of England’s attack and given Australia something to think about after the ...
23:13, 08/18/2019

Ashes captains on Joe Root's role and the fifth and final Test – video Ashes captains Joe Root and Tim Paine have spoken ahead of the fifth and final Ashes Test at the Oval. England have made two changes with Sam Curran and Chris Woakes replacing Jason Roy and Craig Overton. Root insisted there was plenty still for his ...
17:39, 09/12/2019

England’s Phil Neville: ‘We must drive standards higher and be more ruthless’ • Manager feels better to get nervy World Cup opener over• Neville: ‘I loved every minute of it. I’m really proud’Phil Neville said his England side have “nothing to fear” as they began their World Cup quest with a narrow victory against Scotland in ...
01:26, 06/10/2019

The New Gemini Man Trailer Makes You Wonder Which Will Smith You’ll Root For Older actors playing their younger selves is becoming rather common these days, but none of those movies have done what Gemini Man is doing.Read more......
16:13, 07/25/2019

Rob Key's Ashes column: Score a big hundred and everything will quickly fall into place for Joe Root It will not have been an easy time for Joe Root since England went 1-0 down in the Ashes 2019. You get carried away as captain, thinking about the make-up and balance of the team, who should be dropped or recalled, but you have to pass over the form ...
20:52, 09/02/2019

Joe Root on Ashes dreams, Australia's behaviour and omission of Jofra Archer – video England's captain Joe Root insists he has confidence in the side named for the first Ashes Test at Edgbaston and believes Jofra Archer will play a part later in the series after the decision to delay the Barbados-born paceman's introduction to the re...
15:52, 08/01/2019

Joe Root explains Joe Denly and Jason Roy swapping roles for fourth Ashes Test – video England captain confirms the expected switch of positions for Joe Denly and Jason Roy ahead of the fourth Ashes Test at Old Trafford, with the series level at 1-1 following Ben Stokes' heroics at Headingley. Craig Overton comes into the team to repla...
23:13, 09/03/2019

Phil Neville insists England must be ruthless to break semi-final barrier • Neville ‘cannot think of a better job than leading Lionesses’• England lost Women’s World Cup third-place play-offPhil Neville is back where it all began. A month ago he sat at the same beachside restaurant on the pebbly Mediterranean shoreline, ju...
15:00, 07/07/2019

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22:00, 05/09/2019

‘Address root causes’ of instability in Mali through ‘aid and support’ urges UN chief Appearing before the Security Council on Friday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said that the only way to prevent increased violence and instability in Mali is to tackle root causes such as grinding poverty; climate change and competition for ...
17:13, 04/28/2019

Joe Root urges selectors to consider more than runs after Tests ball switch • New county ball will not be used in favour of 2018 Dukes ball• Captain wary high domestic returns alone could be misleadingJoe Root has warned England’s selectors they must look beyond the runs column when choosing their Ashes top order this summer...
00:39, 05/10/2019

3rd Test: Root Keeps Australia At Bay, England Need 203 More Runs To Win England vs Australia 3rd Test Day 3 Highlights, Ashes 2019: England need 203 runs to win while Australia are seven wickets away from retaining the Ashes....
05:39, 08/25/2019

Joe Root says losing hurts but he wants to carry on as England captain • Captain wants team to bounce back in fifth Ashes Test • ‘We do not want to lose the series. It matters to me’Joe Root vowed to plough on as England’s Test captain as he processed the raw emotion of seeing his side’s bid to regain the Ashes evaporat...
08:39, 09/09/2019

Joe Root at No3 gives balance to England's shaky top order at last Anyone with a passing interest in English Test cricket in recent years has an opinion on where Joe Root should bat in the Ashes, not least the captain himself. No3 or No4? The debate has raged on, Root has moved up and down, England's batting has loo...
12:13, 07/31/2019

Joe Root must give up T20 cricket if he is to stand tall again for England The easy response to England's Ashes surrender would be to sack the captain. After all, this was Joe Root's second defeat to Australia in two attempts since taking over 32 Tests ago....
01:00, 09/11/2019

Ashes, 1st Test: Smith Rescues Australia With 144 After Collapse On Day 1 Steve Smith starred on his Test comeback with an impressive knock of 144 and rescued Australia after a batting collapse on Day 1 of the first Ashes Test....
04:13, 08/02/2019

Joe Root Stars As England Coast To 8-Wicket Win Over West Indies Joe Root scored his second century of World Cup 2019 as England crushed the West Indies by eight wickets in Southampton on Friday with 16.5 overs to spare....
05:26, 06/15/2019

Joe Root says England will not make kneejerk decisions after Test rout • Captain has no regrets over Jimmy Anderson’s selection• Tim Paine says Anderson’s absence boosted Australia moraleJoe Root says England must avoid making “shotgun” decisions after their crushing defeat by Australia in the first Test and the captain...
02:39, 08/06/2019

Joe Root hits out at ‘substandard’ Lord’s pitch after England’s three-day Test win • Root: ‘It wasn’t even close to being a fair contest’ • England avoid defeat but Lord’s groundsman under fireEngland’s bowlers will not thank Joe Root for it but their captain was highly critical of the Lord’s pitch after his side’s 143-run victory ...
00:13, 07/27/2019

Eoin Morgan’s six-hitting spree has got England buzzing, says Joe Root • Batsman unsurprised by Morgan’s 17 sixes against Afghanistan• ‘It gives the dressing room a huge amount of confidence’Eoin Morgan claimed his six-hitting spree against Afghanistan went beyond his wildest dreams but, for Joe Root, who watched all bu...
20:13, 06/19/2019

Smith, Warner And Bancroft Included In Australia's Ashes Squad Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft will be making a comeback into the Australian Test squad after being ousted for the infamous ban post the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa....
15:52, 07/26/2019

| Smith savours Ashes century after fearing scandal would end career Australia's Steve Smith said he had contemplated the end of his career after marking his first Test since a year-long ball-tampering ban with a superb century....
08:13, 08/02/2019

Warne Backs Archer To Be Smith's "Biggest Challenge" In Ashes Shane Warne believes Jofra Archer's extra pace, as well as the knowledge gained from playing alongside Steve Smith in the IPL, will stand him in good stead if he is selected....
02:52, 08/10/2019

| Smith double ton puts Australia in command of 4th Ashes Test Australia's Steve Smith took his run-spree this Ashes to a new level with a superb double century on the second day of the fourth Test against England....
22:13, 09/05/2019

Smith’s century rescues Australia on first day of Ashes despite Broad’s burst • First Test, day one: Australia 284; England 10-0• Smith’s 144 drives recovery from 122-8; Broad takes five wicketsSteve Smith is on the periphery no more. On his return to Test cricket with his side deep in the doldrums he struck his 24th Test cent...
01:00, 08/02/2019

The scary thing is Steve Smith’s getting better, says Tim Paine • Australia retain Ashes with victory at Old Trafford• Paine succeeds where Ponting and Clarke failedTim Paine will become the first Australian captain to fly back from England with the Ashes since Steve Waugh in 2001. Speaking after the win in Manch...
08:39, 09/09/2019

Ashes 2019: Mentor Steve Waugh Returns As Australia Look To Regain Lead Steve Waugh was supposed to be with the Australian team for only the first two Tests but has been recalled following the defeat in the Headingley Test....
08:26, 09/03/2019

Australia send for team mentor Steve Waugh after he missed third Ashes Test Australia have flown Steve Waugh back to England to resume his role as a "team mentor" as they look to recover from their crushing Third Ashes Test defeat at Headingley....
20:52, 09/02/2019

James Anderson absence gives England captain Joe Root a painful reminder It will surely be Old Trafford's James Anderson End that provides Joe Root with the starkest of reminders that there will be, well, an end for James Anderson....
11:52, 09/05/2019

Report - Smith century leads Australia recovery in Ashes opener "Australia\u0027s Steve Smith struck a superb 144 on his return to the side as they recovered from 122-8 to reach 284 all out against England in the first innings of the first Ashes test before the hosts saw out two overs unscathed at Edgbaston on Th...
05:52, 08/03/2019

Australia Captain Tim Paine Expecting "Same Old Steve Smith" Steve Smith has been ruled out of the third Ashes Test at Headingley after being concussed by a Jofra Archer 92 mph bouncer in the drawn second Test at Lord's....
20:00, 08/21/2019

Steve Smith Unfazed By Burden Of Australia Run-Scoring Steve Smith again shouldered the run-scoring burden for Australia on Friday, scoring 80 at the Oval -- his lowest total of a sensational Ashes series....
07:13, 09/14/2019

England vs Pakistan: Hosts stunned by 14-run World Cup defeat despite Joe Root and Jos Buttler centuries England beat Pakistan four times in four matches over nine days just before this World Cup began. They then lived up to their status as tournament favourites by comfortably beating South Africa in the opener....
04:00, 06/04/2019

West Indies vs England: Joe Root hits century on way to comfortable eight-wicket victory It came at a cost, but this was a mighty impressive England win over the West Indies, led by Joe Root the all-rounder. With ball then bat, they were utterly clinical in winning by eight wickets. For much of the afternoon the sun even came out – a sig...
19:00, 06/14/2019

Cricket World Cup: Buttler and Root tons in vain as Pakistan stun England • Pakistan 348-8; England 334-9. Pakistan win by 14 runs• Wahab Riaz grabs three wickets as run chase falls shortBrilliant centuries from Jos Buttler and Joe Root were not enough to carry England to a record World Cup chase as Pakistan produced a stu...
20:39, 06/03/2019

Joe Root: Australia hold no fear for England ahead of World Cup semi-final Joe Root says there is no "fear factor" attached to playing Australia, despite England losing to them in their World Cup group match a fortnight ago and in a pre-tournament warm-up fixture....
14:26, 07/09/2019

Steve Smith Thought Of Phil Hughes After Being Hit By Archer Bouncer Steve Smith, who suffered a concussion after being hit on the neck by Jofra Archer during the second Ashes Test, thought of the death of Phil Hughes when he was struck....
09:39, 08/29/2019

Steve Smith to play for Australia against Derbyshire after returning to nets • Smith cleared to bat by medics after sitting out Headingley Test • Denly says Root’s innings has given England belief they can winSteve Smith has stepped up his comeback from the concussion he suffered during the second Test at Lord’s after returni...
16:52, 08/25/2019

Jofra Archer takes six wickets for England to vindicate Joe Root's bold decision When you win the toss and bowl, as England did in the Third Ashes Test at Headingley, there is great expectation. Get it wrong, and your decision will not be forgotten in a hurry, particularly in the Ashes. Hussain, Brisbane 2002. Ponting, Edgbaston ...
14:00, 08/23/2019

Returning Steve Smith plays down impact of Jofra Archer bouncer Suggestion bowler has upper hand for fourth Ashes Test‘He hasn’t actually got me out,’ says Australia batsmanAfter Ben Stokes blazed up the Ashes on the final day of the third Test at Headingley, the fourth match in Manchester could be as hot. Jimmy ...
09:13, 08/28/2019

Clemson severs ties with assistant basketball coach Steve Smith Steve Smith's future at Clemson began to come into question after his name surfaced during the second college basketball corruption trial.        ...
20:52, 05/03/2019

Jofra Archer says Steve Smith 'didn't look as nailed on as usual' – video Jofra Archer said he had a feeling something was not right with Australia’s Steve Smith on day two at the Oval. ‘It might just be my perception of it but he didn’t look as nailed on as he usually is’. When told by a journalist that Smith was flu-ridd...
03:00, 09/14/2019

Steve Smith's concussion raises troubling memories for Aussie cricket The ball crunched against the Australian cricketer's forearm. Soon after, another rocketed into Steve Smith's neck -- just below his left ear -- poleaxing the Aussie batsman....
19:00, 08/19/2019

Jofra Archer says flu-ridden Steve Smith ‘didn’t look as nailed on as usual’ • Smith scored 80 despite being dosed up on cold remedies• Archer hopeful England can force victory in final Ashes TestJofra Archer had a feeling something was not right with Steve Smith on day two at the Oval. And at the close of play, after the low...
03:00, 09/14/2019

Australia "Pumped" As Steve Smith And David Warner Seek Redemption Australia beat New Zealand by seven wickets on home turf to be crowned champions in 2015 and extend their record as the tournament's most successful team....
07:00, 05/21/2019

Steve Smith "Best Batter In World" In All 3 Formats, Claims Aaron Finch Australia captain Aaron Finch has hailed Steve Smith as the world's best batsman, saying having him and David Warner back in the fold is a huge boost for the team....
23:26, 06/08/2019

Steve Smith Closes In On Virat Kohli, Williamson In ICC Test Rankings Steve Smith scored centuries in both innings of the first Ashes Test and closed in on Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson on the ICC Test batsmen's rankings....
17:00, 08/06/2019

Former Carolina Panthers WR Steve Smith rips Arizona Cardinals' Josh Rosen Former Carolina Panthers wideout Steve Smith lit into Arizona Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen after he unfollowed the Cardinals' social media channels....
15:00, 04/28/2019

World Cup Semis: Steve Smith Holds The Fort As Australia Lose 7 Wickets Australia vs England Semi final Live Score, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: England claimed wickets in quick succession to put Australia on the backfoot....
14:26, 07/11/2019

Steve Smith and David Warner tipped to return for Australia in World Cup warm-ups Previously banned duo expected to overcome illnessThree games against New Zealand XI begin on MondayAllrounder Glenn Maxwell is confident former skipper Steve Smith and ex-deputy David Warner will overcome illness and play in Australia’s World Cup wa...
09:13, 05/05/2019

Justin Langer defends decision allowing Steve Smith to resume batting • Australia coach says ‘he passed all of the tests’ to continue• Smith struck on the neck by a fierce Jofra Archer deliveryJustin Langer defended Australia’s decision to let Steve Smith resume his innings on the fourth day at Lord’s just 40 minutes a...
06:39, 08/18/2019

Steve Smith: I thought of Phillip Hughes after Jofra Archer bouncer struck me Steve Smith returns to action on Thursday and has revealed that his first thought when struck by Jofra Archer at Lord's was the death of his friend and team-mate Phillip Hughes five years ago....
00:26, 08/29/2019

Steve Smith Was Mimicking Chris Rogers Not Jack Leach, Clarifies Langer Australia head coach Justin Langer defended his players' celebration and said, "I was there, I know the truth, they were talking about Chris Rogers"....
08:52, 09/11/2019

Australia’s Steve Smith retires hurt after being hit on head by Jofra Archer ball • Smith floored by delivery from England fast bowler• Australia medical staff led him off after lengthy consultationSteve Smith retired hurt in the second Ashes Test at Lord’s after a titanic tussle with Jofra Archer ended with the batsman floored by...
20:26, 08/17/2019

Steve Smith Had Some Rude Fantasy Football Questions For Panthers Receiver D.J. Moore Steve Smith has never been shy about speaking his mind to rivals, colleagues, fans, or really anyone else who happens to be nearby. Amazon’s All Or Nothing provides a perfect example of the former Carolina Panthers receiver and current NFL Network an...
13:39, 08/08/2019

England v Australia: Women's Ashes first T20 – live! Updates from the match at ChelmsfordAny thoughts? Email or tweet @GeoffLemonSport 6.29pm BST The big news is that Sarah Taylor is out – a recurrence of her mental health issues meant she decided she’s not in the right headspace to play. She hasn’t lo...
19:52, 07/26/2019

England v Australia: Women's Ashes third ODI – live! Updates from the final 50-over game of the seriesAny thoughts? Email or tweet @GeoffLemonSport 1.46pm BST 44th over: Australia 228-6 (Gardner 28, Jonassen 5) Ecclestone bowls and Jonassen is dropped! Sweep shot, hard hit, and Marsh at short fine has ...
15:00, 07/07/2019

England v Australia: Women's Ashes, second ODI – live! Updates from the second ODI at LeicesterMegan Schutt: don’t buy the idea Australia are hot favouritesAnd you can email Adam here or tweet him here 4.32pm BST Two in two overs! And it is the big one: Beaumont. She edges onto her stumps when going for ...
17:39, 07/04/2019

David Warner fires as he and Steve Smith make unofficial return to Australian side Warner overcomes nervous start to make 39Smith hits 22 after pulling off acrobatic catch in fieldAllan Border Field on Monday played host to a familiar sight, if one not seen for over a year, as Steve Smith and David Warner were both warmly welcomed ...
11:26, 05/06/2019

Cards unload Josh Rosen to Dolphins; NFL Network's Steve Smith rips QB for whining When the NFL's Arizona Cardinals selected Oklahoma's Kyler Murray with the No. 1 pick in this year's draft on Thursday, the selection set up a potential quarterback competition between Murray and Arizona's 2018 starter, Josh Rosen, who was the team's...
17:00, 04/28/2019

Kevin Durant quietly scolds Stephen A. Smith over hyped feud with Steve Kerr Kevin Durant broke his silence to send a message to Stephen A. Smith. After Smith reported that Durant didn’t care too much for Golden State coach Steve Kerr, as well as details of Durant’s interaction with Russell Westbrook before joinin...
05:00, 07/05/2019

Cricket Australia confirm Steve Smith passed assessments before returning to bat after blow to head Cricket Australia have confirmed they followed head impact protocol before Steve Smith returned to the middle following a blow to the head in the second Ashes Test at Lord's....
07:26, 08/18/2019

Steve Smith ruled out of Lord's Test with concussion and major doubt for Headingley Steve Smith has been ruled out for the remainder of the second Ashes Test and will likely take no part in the third Test at Headingley after suffering a concussion....
18:52, 08/18/2019

Steve Smith retires hurt after 92.4mph Jofra Archer delivery strikes his head Steve Smith retired hurt in the second Ashes Test at Lord's after a titanic tussle with Jofra Archer ended with the batsman floored by a 92.4mph bouncer....
07:26, 08/18/2019

Steve Smith dismissed by incredible boundary catch in Australia's win over West Indies – video Mitchell Starc starred with the ball, taking five wickets, as Australia beat West Indies by 15 runs at Trent Bridge to get their Cricket World Cup campaign off to a winning start. Steve Smith scored 73, before being dismissed by a barely-believable c...
04:13, 06/07/2019

| England's James Anderson in Ashes injury scare England great James Anderson was forced to leave the field with a calf injury while bowling for Lancashire in their County Championship match against Durham....
19:52, 07/02/2019

Ashes 2019: England v Australia first Test, day two – live! Over-by-over coverage of the second day at EdgbastonSmith enters as pantomime villain, but departs a heroAny thoughts? Email or tweet @GeoffLemonSport 9.47am BST Good morning from Edgbaston. It’s a pleasant sort of day so far here in Birmingham, some...
11:00, 08/02/2019

Ashes 2019: England v Australia, fifth Test day three – live! Updates from the third day of play at the OvalThe Spin: sign up and get our free weekly emailAny thoughts? Email or tweet @collinsadam 12.51pm BST Lyon has two! Root played for turn that wasn’t there, edging the overspinner to Smith at slip who makes...
14:00, 09/14/2019

Ben Stokes says England must win bouncer war to level Ashes series Ben Stokes says England must weather a bouncer war if they are to level the Ashes series at Headingley, where the start was delayed by a shower on a murky morning....
20:52, 09/02/2019

| Archer misses out as England name line-up for 1st Ashes Test World Cup-winner Jofra Archer will have to wait for his Test debut after the fast bowler was left out of the England side named for the Ashes opener against Australia....
18:39, 07/31/2019

England v Australia: Women's Ashes Test, day two – live! Updates from the second day of play at TauntonDay one report: Perry turns screw on EnglandLanning as ruthless as Ponting or WaughEmail Geoff or tweet @GeoffLemonSport 10.33am BST Here is your highly detailed local weather update: it was raining earli...
11:52, 07/19/2019

England bowler Anderson ruled out for rest of Ashes "England fast bowler James Anderson has been ruled out of the rest of the Ashes series against Australia due to a niggling calf injury, the country\u0027s cricket board announced on Friday."...
17:13, 08/30/2019

England v Australia: Women's Ashes Test, day three – live! Updates from Taunton, play starts at 11am BSTEngland hopes fade as Australia hold firm amid rainEmail Tanya or tweet @tjaldred with your thoughts 11.52am BST 145th over: Australia 379-6 (Mooney 32, Molineux 8) Will Laura Marsh get a break before Aust...
13:00, 07/20/2019

| England in control as Australia wilt in 5th Ashes Test England seized control on the third day of the fifth Ashes Test on Saturday, building a likely match-winning lead of 382 as they look to square the series....
00:13, 09/15/2019

England build big lead in final Ashes test "Joe Denly\u0027s fluent 94 put England in control of the final Ashes test and the hosts moved on to 313 for eight to lead Australia by 382 runs at the close on the third day on Saturday."...
23:52, 09/14/2019

England extend lead in final Ashes test "Joe Denly led England to 88 for two as the hosts extended their lead over Australia to 157 runs at lunch on the third day to retain the upper hand in the final Ashes test on Saturday."...
14:26, 09/14/2019

Ashes 2019: England v Australia, fifth Test day two – live! Warne urges cricket to be proactive about climate crisisCounty cricket – live! Get all the latest with Tanya AldredAny thoughts? Email them to Rob 6.28pm BST 3rd over: England 4-0 (Burns 0, Denly 0) Burns does well to defend a full inswinger from Cum...
19:39, 09/13/2019

Ashes 2019: England v Australia first Test, day five – live! Updates from the final day of play at EdgbastonPlaying England feels like Christmas every day, says SmithAny thoughts? Email Adam or tweet @collinsadam 11.23am BST 11th over: England 20-1 (Roy 9, Root 0) Roy takes one early in the over, subjecting th...
12:39, 08/05/2019

Ashes 2019: England v Australia second Test, day three – live Updates from the third day of play at Lord’sArcher ready to return fire following Australia blitzAny thoughts? Email or tweet @GeoffLemonSport 12.38pm BST 33rd over: Australia 75-4 (Smith 8, Wade 0) Broad again, and Wade plays out another maiden soli...
13:52, 08/16/2019

Jason Roy set to feature in Ashes after first England Test call-up • World Cup hero in 13-man party that will face Ireland at Lord’s• Jimmy Anderson also included despite fitness concernsJason Roy looks set to be part of England’s Ashes campaign after receiving a first Test call-up for the match against Ireland next...
18:00, 07/17/2019

Ashes 2019: England v Australia third Test, day one – live! Updates from the opening day of play at HeadingleyVic Marks: openers under scrutiny in third TestAny thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroft 11.10am BST And just like that, the covers are back on again. Sorry. 11.09am BST Australia have made three chang...
12:26, 08/22/2019

Ashes 2019: England v Australia first Test, day one – as it happened Steve Smith made an awesome 144 on his return to Test cricket as Australia recovered from 122-8 to reach a useful total of 284 on a pulsating day at Edgbaston 7.00pm BST Here’s Jos Buttler, chatting on Sky Sports“It’s a little bit frustrating in the ...
20:13, 08/01/2019

| Aussies hunt first Ashes series win in England since 2001 Australia head to the Oval hungry to win their first Ashes series in England since 2001 as the peerless Steve Smith seeks to inflict further pain on the hosts....
10:52, 09/11/2019

| Australia desperate to finish off England in Ashes finale Australia captain Tim Paine wants to put the "icing on the cake" with victory in the fifth Ashes Test as England scramble for a plan to dismiss the insatiable Steve Smith....
13:26, 09/12/2019

Ashes 2019: England v Australia, fifth Test day one – live! County cricket – live! Join Tanya Aldred for the latestThe Spin podcast, with special guest David GowerAny thoughts? Feel free to email Rob 4.23pm BST 57th over: England 171-4 (Bairstow 22, Buttler 1) Mikey Holding makes the point that Root’s front ...
17:39, 09/12/2019

Ashes 2019: England v Australia second Test, day two – live Updates from the second day of the Lord’s TestMission possible: is this how to get Smith out?Any thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroft 10.45am BST An email from Eagle-eyed Romeo: “In Sky’s photo line-up of the side, Archer’s wearing a 658 shirt, not h...
11:52, 08/15/2019

Ashes 2019: England v Australia second Test, day two – live! Updates from the second day of the Lord’s TestMission possible: is this how to get Smith out?Any thoughts? Email or tweet @collinsadam 11.46am BST Brilliant again from Hazlewood, going up the slope past Root’s inside edge, striking him on the front k...
13:00, 08/15/2019

Ashes 2019: England v Australia second Test, day two – as it happened Rory Burns and Jonny Bairstow made dogged half-centuries but England were dismissed for a below-par 258 on the inaugural Ruth Strauss Foundation Day at Lord’s 7.04pm BST That’s an excellent day’s work for Australia. Tim Paine took a risk by choosing ...
21:00, 08/15/2019

Ashes 2019: England v Australia, third Test day three – live! Updates from the third day of play at HeadingleyEngland’s psychological scars will take time to healAny thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroft 9.47am BST Hello everybody and welcome to live OBO coverage of the third day of the third Test from Headingle...
11:13, 08/24/2019

England v Australia: Ashes 2019 first Test, day four – live! Updates from the fourth day of play at EdgbastonInjured Anderson will not bowl again in first TestAny thoughts? Email Tim or tweet @TimdeLisle 5.11pm BST 103rd over: Australia 426-7 (Pattinson 14, Cummins 4) Pattinson sweeps Moeen for four. The lead ...
18:26, 08/04/2019

England’s Ashes candidates to be put to the Test by Ireland at Lord’s • Joe Root’s new-look XI includes two debutants and two spinners• Three members of the team will be playing their first home TestOn the eve of England’s first ever Test against Ireland perhaps it was fitting that the pitch, which is almost in the cen...
21:13, 07/23/2019

Ashes 2019: England v Australia, third Test day two – live! Updates from the second day of play at HeadingleyJofra Archer ‘over the moon’ after six-wicket haulAny thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroft 10.05am BST If you would like to remind yourself how we got to where we are, Vic Marks has put a sufficient nu...
11:13, 08/23/2019

England v Australia: Women's Ashes Test, day one – live! Live updates from day one of the Test in TauntonYou can email Tanya here or tweet her here 2.43pm BST 50th over: Australia 150-2 (Lanning 50, Perry 32) “Cakes” and “Shetland” seem to be Ecclestone’s nicknames, both making sense given her surname and...
15:52, 07/18/2019

Ashes 2019: England v Australia, fifth Test day one – as it happened Jos Buttler bashed 64 not out and the recalled Mitch Marsh took four cheap wickets as England ended a topsy-turvy day on 271 for eight 7.51pm BST Related: Heavy sits the crown of captaincy on Joe Root after ugly half-century | Barney Ronay 7.13pm B...
00:52, 09/13/2019

England's Moeen Ali Takes Break From Cricket After Ashes Axe Moeen Ali struggled with his off-spin, taking three wickets for 172 runs across Australia's two innings, failing to take advantage of a pitch that ought to have suited him....
21:39, 08/13/2019

Ashes 2019: England v Australia second Test, day four – live Updates from the fourth day of play at Lord’sJofra Archer quickly becomes England’s go-to bowlerAny thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroft 9.54am BST Already forgotten what happened yesterday? Fear not because Vic Marks didn’t miss a thing. This paragr...
11:00, 08/17/2019

Ashes 2019: England v Australia, third Test day four – live! OBO updates from the fourth day of play at HeadingleySteve Smith to play for Australia against DerbyshireAny thoughts? Email Rob Smyth. 3.44pm BST 120th over: England 311-9 (target 359; Stokes 85, Leach 0) Stokes tries to smear Pattinson out of the g...
16:52, 08/25/2019

Ashes 2019: England v Australia first Test, day three – live! Updates from the third day of the first Test at EdgbastonRoot’s escape was far from freakish – bails law needs rethinkAny thoughts? Email or tweet @collinsadam 10.38am BST “Good morning, Adam.” G’day, Geoff Wignall. “I’d be interested to know what si...
11:52, 08/03/2019

Steve Bruce urges Newcastle to carry league momentum into cup campaign • Injuries limit attacking options against Leicester on Wednesday• Manager faces need to protect players for Watford on SaturdaySteve Bruce has pledged to do everything possible to lead Newcastle to domestic cup glory but his plans are being tested e...
21:39, 08/27/2019

St John's Wood flat overlooking Lords: watch Joe Root and the England team play in the Cricket World Cup from the privacy of your own penthouse With plush interiors and two terraces, the glamorous three-bedroom apartment overlooks the Lord's cricket ground and has fabulous views across London – it is listed at £4.5 million....
12:00, 05/23/2019

Joe Denly confirms switch with Roy to open batting for England in Ashes • Change expected after Roy’s failures at top of order• Roy will take up residence at No 4 for Wednesday’s TestJoe Denly has confirmed he will switch places with Jason Roy and open the batting for England in the fourth Ashes Test. The change was wide...
15:00, 09/02/2019

Ashes 2019: England draw second Test with Australia – as it happened! Australia held out to ensure the second Test at Lord’s was draw with England 9.11pm BST Joe on Jofra ... Related: Brutal Jofra Archer leaves cricket reeling from his Ashes blows 9.05pm BST Geoff on Marnus ... Related: Marnus Labuschagne fulfils his ...
23:13, 08/18/2019

England squad unchanged for fifth Ashes Test as Ben Stokes battles to be fit England have named an unchanged squad for the final Ashes Test at the Kia Oval on Thursday, but will only learn if Ben Stokes is fit to bowl over the next couple of days....
23:39, 09/09/2019

England Star James Anderson Vows To Return Before Ashes End James Anderson, who has taken 575 Test wickets, had not played competitive cricket for a month leading into the match after injuring the same calf playing for Lancashire....
12:00, 08/08/2019

Ashes first Test: Australia 124-3 and lead England by 34 runs – as it happened Chris Woakes and Stuart Broad gave England a useful lead of 90 at Edgbaston before the magnificent Steve Smith led a strong Australian fightback 6.44pm BST That’s it for today’s blog. I’ll leave you with a report from Edgbaston on an intriguing arm-...
20:13, 08/03/2019

Jimmy Anderson a serious doubt for start of England’s Ashes campaign • Bowler tore calf muscle playing for Lancashire against Durham• Injury could put Jofra Archer in frame for first Test at EdgbastonJimmy Anderson, England’s record-breaking seam bowler and the spearhead of the bowling attack, is in serious danger of ...
15:00, 07/07/2019

England’s Jimmy Anderson sent for calf scan after first Ashes session • Bowler not seen in England’s attack since opening spell• Anderson passed fit despite missing Ireland Test with calf injuryJimmy Anderson has been sent for a scan on his right calf following the first session of the opening Ashes Test.The England bo...
15:52, 08/01/2019

England’s Jimmy Anderson takes two wickets in Ashes comeback bid • Seamer bowls two spells for Lancashire second XI• Anderson returns to Old Trafford for recovery sessionJimmy Anderson bowled nine overs and took two wickets for Lancashire’s second team when he began his Ashes comeback attempt on Tuesday.The Englan...
05:39, 08/21/2019

England call up Archer for Ashes opener, Stokes reinstated "Quick bowler Jofra Archer received his maiden call-up to the England Test squad for the Ashes series opener against Australia while all-rounder Ben Stokes was reappointed Joe Root\u0027s vice-captain."...
16:26, 07/27/2019

England’s Jimmy Anderson still has hope of bowling again in first Ashes Test • Paceman managed four overs on day one before reinjuring calf• ‘There’s a chance he may bowl second innings,’ says Stuart Broad• Injured Mark Wood ruled out of rest of Ashes and seasonJimmy Anderson is refusing to throw in the towel on bowling in Au...
13:52, 08/02/2019

| England's Archer takes 6 wickets to boost Ashes fitness bid Jofra Archer boosted of being picked for the second Test against Australia as he took six wickets and scored a century playing for the Sussex Second XI....
03:52, 08/07/2019

| England's Anderson in Ashes fitness race after calf injury England's James Anderson has just under a month to prove his fitness for the first Ashes Test against Australia after suffering a "low-grade calf muscle tear"....
16:26, 07/07/2019

Ashes 2019: England chasing 359 v Australia, third Test day three – live! Updates from the third day of play at HeadingleyEngland capitulate with an exhausted shrugAny thoughts? Email or tweet @collinsadam 12.52pm BST 2nd over: England 3-0 (Burns 2, Roy 1) Roy is off the mark second ball with careful clip through square le...
14:00, 08/24/2019

Ashes: Ben Stokes on England's sensational third Test win over Australia – video After looking like England were on the brink of another Test defeat, a sensational Ben Stokes performance steered his side to victory by one wicket at Headingley. England's World Cup hero produced an astonishing 135 not out on the final day to bring ...
07:39, 08/26/2019

Australia chasing 178 to beat England: Women's Ashes, first ODI – live! Follow all the action from Leicester, 2pm BST startAshes eclipses World Cup at pinnacle of women’s cricketEmail michael.butler@theguardian.com | Tweet @michaelbutler18 7.05pm BST 25th over: Australia 99-4 (Mooney 2, Healy 60) The game is definitely i...
20:13, 07/02/2019

Ashes 2019: England v Australia fourth Test, day four – live! Updates from the fourth day of play at Old TraffordRoy not downcast at latest failure, says BurnsAny thoughts? Email or tweet @GeoffLemonSport 1.58pm BST Bowled him! Straight through, and Starc’s record of hitting timber continues. The over starts wi...
15:13, 09/07/2019

Lyon rips through England to hand Australia Ashes advantage "Australia spinner Nathan Lyon made light work of England\u0027s batting line-up as the hosts were bowled out for 146 in their second innings, losing the first Ashes Test by 251 runs to give the visitors a 1-0 lead in the series."...
17:52, 08/05/2019

England chasing 398 to beat Australia in first Ashes Test: day four – as it happened England closed on 13-0 after being set a daunting target of 398 to win the first TestInjured Anderson will not bowl again in first Test 6.47pm BST Here’s an initial report on the day’s play. Vic Marks’s full report to follow: Related: Australia take ...
20:26, 08/04/2019

Ashes 2019: England v Australia fourth Test, day two – live! Updates from the second day of play at Old TraffordSmith craft dampens English hopes of fiery Archer rematchAny thoughts? Email or tweet @collinsadam 1.52pm BST 71st over: Australia 247-5 (Smith 103, Paine 9) Leach to Smith remains an interesting cla...
15:00, 09/05/2019

Burns maiden ton helps England take initiative in Ashes opener "Rory Burns smashed an unbeaten maiden test century as England gained the upper hand in the first Ashes test by finishing day two on 267-4, trailing Australia by just 17 runs on Friday."...
05:52, 08/03/2019

Ashes 2019: England v Australia fourth Test, day three – as it happened Josh Hazlewood took three late wickets to leave England in trouble at 200 for five, still 98 runs short of avoiding the follow-on 7.15pm BST Related: Root and Burns show England path to survival but Hazlewood strikes late blow 6.54pm BST Close of p...
00:26, 09/07/2019

England bowled out for 146 as Australia win first Ashes Test to end Edgbaston hoodoo Australia took a mighty step towards retaining the Ashes – and winning a series in England for the first time since 2001 – by storming England's Fortress....
18:13, 08/05/2019

Ashes 2019: England v Australia fourth Test, day one – as it happened Marnus Labuschagne and Steve Smith made their usual half-centuries, this time in tandem, as Australia took control on a rain-affected opening day at Old Trafford 12.35am BST Related: Ravi Bopara smashes Essex Eagles into T20 Blast semi-finals 7.20p...
06:39, 09/05/2019

Australia seal crushing win in first Ashes Test as England collapse Australia take 1–0 lead after 251-run win at EdgbastonEngland tormented by Nathan Lyon and Pat CumminsThe end was swift, ugly and emphatic for England. They were bundled out for 146 by 3.15pm. At the conclusion of a cacophonous Test all the noise cam...
18:39, 08/05/2019

Ashes 2019: England v Australia fourth Test, day three – live! Updates from the third day of play at Old TraffordEngland’s inept afternoon conjures dark memoriesAny thoughts? Email rob.smyth@theguardian.com 5.32pm BST 58th over: England 159-2 (Burns 77, Root 66) 5.30pm BST 57th over: England 158-2 (Burns 77, Ro...
18:52, 09/06/2019

England chasing 398 to beat Australia in first Ashes Test: day four – live! Updates from the fourth day of play at EdgbastonInjured Anderson will not bowl again in first TestAny thoughts? Email Tim or tweet @TimdeLisle 5.53pm BST One last swing for six from Pattinson, a wave from Tim Paine, no fifty, but a clear imprint of A...
19:13, 08/04/2019

Ashes 2019: England v Australia first Test, day one – live updates! Ashes updates from opening day of the series at EdgbastonClassic YouTube: memorable Ashes moments and moreAny thoughts? Email them to Rob 2.42pm BST What. A. Shocking. Shot. In what is surely Broad’s last over of the spell, the Australian captain pop...
15:52, 08/01/2019

Steve Smith injury: Australian cricket's medical chief calls for team doctors to be independent Australia's medical chief Alex Kontouris believes that independent doctors could be on the way to assess head injuries following Steve Smith's withdrawal from the Second Ashes Test at Lord's....
15:26, 08/19/2019

The Root’s Clapback Mailbag: Some Rules and Reminders for People Who Read The Root It’s the Friday before a major holiday, and the regular writer of the Clapback Mailbag, Michael Harriot, has decided to take the day off for whatever it is he does when he is not pulling white people by their taint hairs on The Root....
11:52, 05/25/2019

Mark Robinson steps down as coach of England Women after Ashes rout • Former Sussex coach guided team to 2017 World Cup victory• Assistant coach Alastair Maiden takes temporary chargeMark Robinson is to step down as the England Women’s coach after “a wonderful four years” ended with defeat in the Ashes.The 52-year-ol...
20:00, 08/20/2019

In pictures: England hero Ben Stokes smashes historic 135 to win third Ashes Test Ben Stokes produced his second 'once-in-a-lifetime' performance of the summer as his magnificent century powered England to an unprecedented, unthinkable one-wicket victory at Headingley to keep the Ashes alive....
04:52, 08/27/2019

England vs Australia 3rd Test live stream: how to watch Ashes cricket from anywhere England and Australia head to Yorkshire for the 3rd Ashes Test in 2019. Having gained some momentum at Lord's, the hosts will be looking to level matters. If you've been completely bowled over (sorry!) by this cricket series, we'll tel...
12:26, 08/22/2019

Ashes 2019: England v Australia second Test, day one washed out – as it didn't happen Updates from the opening day of play at Lord’sVic Marks: England hope for instant Archer impactAny thoughts? Email Geoff here or tweet him here 4.47pm BST Who does a washout benefit? Obviously there’s more chance of a draw, with a day lost to rain. I...
18:39, 08/14/2019

England aim to inspire youth in manner of 2005 Ashes – and share £3.2m prize • Most of squad were teenagers when England regained the urn• Paul Collingwood hoping to end run as only major trophy winnerEngland’s cricketers will share £3.2m if they emerge victorious from Sunday’s World Cup final against New Zealand. But for Tre...
02:26, 07/13/2019

Australia retain Women's Ashes after drawn Test with England on day four – as it happened Australia retain Ashes after drawn Test with EnglandEngland can still draw the series with T20s still to play 6.02pm BST So the Ashes return to Australia - with the T20s still to play. England can yet draw the series, so they mustn’t go empty-hearted...
23:52, 07/21/2019

'Ben Stokes is heartbeat of this England team', says Giles prior to Ashes – video Former England cricketer and team director Ashley Giles has called Ben Stokes the 'heartbeat of this team' after the all-rounder was reinstated as vice-captain for the upcoming Ashes series against Australia.Giles also addressed fears Jofra Archer ma...
21:00, 07/29/2019

Ben Stokes keeps Ashes series alive as England chase down 359 to seal remarkable win Ben Stokes produced one of the greatest innings of all time to level the Ashes series at a rapturous Headingley. This ground has seen some miracles, this team has seen some miracles, Ben Stokes has seen some miracles – but none of them anything like ...
19:13, 08/25/2019

'The ball's in our court': Archer says heroic win may have swung Ashes England's way – video Jofra Archer believes the England cricket team have "planted a few seeds of doubt" in the minds of Australia's players with their incredible win at Headingley.Asked on Wednesday if the momentum is now with England going into the fourth Test, paceman ...
03:00, 08/30/2019

England vs Australia 2nd Test live stream: how to watch Ashes cricket from anywhere Ashes Cricket is full of traditions. A second Test at Lord's. The ceremonial ringing of the bell. And rain...lots of it. As far as spectacles go, the first encounter will take some beating. But that won't bother the players from England and...
17:00, 08/15/2019

Women’s Ashes: Australia and Sophie Molineux turn the screw on England • Day three of four: Australia 420-8d, England 199-6• Australia spinner Molineux takes three key wicketsThe Taunton Test after three days looks likely to end in the same way that 60% of women’s Tests have since they moved to being four-day affairs in...
03:39, 07/21/2019

England runs rewarded with donations to Chance to Shine in fifth Ashes Test England's cricketers have an even greater incentive to beat the Aussies this week, as their runs and wickets will be rewarded with donations to charity Chance to Shine....
23:39, 09/12/2019

Australian Federal Police Hilariously Troll England After Ashes Defeat Australia retained the Ashes with a win in the Manchester Test and the Australian Federal Police wasted no time to take a hilarious dig at the World Cup 2019 holders....
22:52, 09/09/2019

Australia know England team is vulnerable going into Ashes, warns Glenn McGrath As the Australia team arrived at Edgbaston on Monday, ahead of this week's Ashes opener, they found the ground's giant scoreboard mischievously unchanged from their crushing World Cup semi-final defeat to England just three weeks ago....
12:13, 07/31/2019

England fears over Ben Stokes fitness for rest of fourth Ashes Test Ben Stokes is a fitness concern for the remainder of the Fourth Test, with England cricket uncertain how much he will be able to bowl due to a sore shoulder....
19:13, 09/06/2019

Australia retain Ashes as England fightback comes up short on thrilling final day For the first time since 2001, Australia will take the Ashes back home. England were unable to bat through a thrilling final day of a fine Fourth Test, and go 2-1 down with a game to play. England can have no complaints....
11:00, 09/09/2019

England vs Australia 3rd Test live stream: how to watch Ashes Day 4 cricket from anywhere Wow! We did NOT expect there to be Ashes cricket today, but Joe Root's innings has brought England right back into the 3rd Test and, possibly, the series. You don't want to miss today's cricket where the result is there for the taking ...
18:52, 08/25/2019

Australia beat England in fourth Test to retain Ashes – as it happened England dug in on the final day at Old Trafford but it was not enough as Australia completed victoryReport: Australia bowl out resilient England to secure Ashes 9.43pm BST That is worrying ... Related: The scary thing is Steve Smith’s getting better,...
08:39, 09/09/2019

| Smith ton frustrates England at Edgbaston Steve Smith marked his return to Test cricket with a hundred before Australia were bowled out for 284 on the opening day of the Ashes series against England....
08:13, 08/02/2019

Bury stalwart Jill Neville urges Steve Dale to give up control of club in letter • Company co-directed by Alastair Campbell’s son Rory• C & N Sporting Risk say they have been in talks for weeksBury football club appeared to have been handed a narrow reprieve from threatened expulsion out of the EFL late into the night on Friday a...
02:52, 08/24/2019

Ashes 2019: Jofra Archer and Sam Curran put England in charge on day two of final Test On the second day of the final Ashes Test at the Oval, England got Steve Smith out, and are therefore in charge of this Test. They end it with a lead of 78, and all 10 second innings wickets in hand....
05:39, 09/14/2019

England bowler Jofra Archer meets medics for Ashes fitness check England medical staff were due to assess Jofra Archer today to determine whether he is fit to play a part in the Ashes opener next Thursday at Edgbaston....
05:39, 07/26/2019

Ashes: Craig Overton replaces Chris Woakes for England in fourth Test • Somerset bowler brought straight into England team• Joe Root also confirms switch of Denly to openerEngland have made one change to their side for the fourth Ashes Test at Old Trafford with Craig Overton coming into the side in place of Chris Woake...
16:00, 09/03/2019

Ashes 2019 live stream: how to watch the last England vs Australia cricket Test from anywhere While we already know where the Ashes urn will spend the next two-and-a-bit years (OK, so it will stay at Lord's, but you get what we mean), you better believe that England and Australia will still be desperate to win at the Oval. And you can wa...
23:13, 09/09/2019

Watch: Women Stars Celebrate England's Ashes Test Win In Middle Of Match Sarah Taylor and Nat Sciver pumped their fists and celebrated England's Headingley Test win over Australia in the Ashes 2019 in the middle of their match....
02:00, 08/27/2019

Sam Curran wants England Test team to build on World Cup success against Ireland and in Ashes Sam Curran believes England's Test team will be inspired by their 50-over counterparts' maiden World Cup triumph when they face Ireland at Lord's next week and in the Ashes that follow....
17:26, 07/18/2019

Rob Key on the Ashes: Selfless Ben Stokes could turn out to be the greatest of England's great all-rounders English cricket is so lucky to have had three Ashes-defining all-rounders across three generations and it is remarkable how Ian Botham, Andrew Flintoff and Ben Stokes are such similar cricketers, but similar characters, too....
16:52, 08/27/2019

Women's Ashes live stream: how to watch England vs Australia 2019 online from anywhere 2019 really is proving a feast for cricket fans. As if the Cricket World Cup wasn't enough, you also get not one, but two Ashes series! The first to come is the Women's Ashes playing out over the course of a month between England and Austra...
15:00, 07/02/2019

James Pattinson and Australian pace battery will give England nightmares during The Ashes Australia have brought many fearsome pace attacks to England over the years - and the one preparing for Thursday's Ashes opener at Edgbaston could mix it with the best....
19:26, 07/29/2019

England’s pace options limited as injured Stone to miss second Ashes Test • Stone becomes third out-of-action England paceman • Stone out for a fortnight after being injured in trainingOlly Stone will miss the second Ashes Test after being ruled out for at least a fortnight with a back injury. The England pace bowler, who ...
13:52, 08/07/2019

Australia retain the Ashes after England fail to save fourth Test at Old Trafford • Australia 497-8dec & 186-6dec; England 301 & 197• Tourists take 2-1 lead with one Test to playAustralia have retained the Ashes after beating England by 185 runs in the fourth Test, meaning that they have an unassailable 2-1 series lead going into ...
20:26, 09/08/2019

James Anderson injury latest: England bowler could miss start of the Ashes James Anderson is a doubt for the start of the Ashes next month after it was revealed the England seamer suffered a low grade muscle tear to his right calf earlier this week....
14:00, 07/07/2019

England bowler Olly Stone ruled out of second Ashes Test with back injury England have lost another fast bowler for the Second Ashes Test after Olly Stone was ruled out for at least a fortnight with a "reoccurrence" of a back injury....
13:00, 08/07/2019

England vs Australia 1st Test live stream: how to watch 2019 Ashes cricket from anywhere This is exactly what we were hoping for from the 1st Ashes Test of the 2019 summer. It feels like anything could happen on the fourth day. Will Australia dig in and set an intimidating target? Or can England strike early and often to swing the game t...
23:39, 08/04/2019

Ashes 2019 live stream: how to watch every England vs Australia cricket Test from anywhere Forget World Cups and Twenty20s - winning the Ashes is the biggest feather in a cap for any cricketer from old rivals England and Australia. Thursday sees the start of the latest chapter in the 135-year sporting story and you'll be able to watch...
01:26, 08/01/2019

James Anderson ruled out of Ashes series as England name 13-man squad for fourth Test James Anderson's troublesome right calf has ruled him out of the remainder of the Ashes as England drafted Somerset seamer Craig Overton into a 13-man squad for the fourth Test....
02:52, 08/31/2019

England left needing another Ashes miracle as Australia stand on brink of retaining urn Without an effort even more special than they summoned at Headingley two Sundays ago, England will surrender the Ashes at home for the first time in 18 years tomorrow. They are left with just eight wickets to survive the final day of the Fourth Test,...
00:13, 09/08/2019

Ashes heroics at Headingley can't mask need for England selectors to strike better batting balance Forty-eight hours later, the dust is starting to settle on one of England's great wins, when the folk hero Ben Stokes and the cult hero Jack Leach combined to level the Ashes....
16:52, 08/27/2019

Ashes 2019: Rory Burns hits first Test century to put England in box seat against Australia Rory Burns had been in the nineties for more than 10 overs and on 99 for nine balls when he pushed Nathan Lyon to mid-on and just ran. He was quick enough, and a hard-earned Ashes century was his....
20:39, 08/02/2019

Ashes 2019: England chase 383 runs to beat Australia in fourth Test, day four – live! Australia declare in second innings at 186-6Roy not downcast at latest failure, says BurnsAny thoughts? Email them to Rob 6.22pm BST “Hi Rob,” says John Bowker. “Surely England’s last couple of batting efforts have not been so bad that we can write o...
19:26, 09/07/2019

Ashes 2019: England chase 383 runs to beat Australia in fourth Test, day four – as it happened Australia need eight wickets to retain the Ashes after Steve Smith humiliated England with the bat and Pat Cummins ripped out Joe Root for a golden duck 8.01pm BST Related: Lame ducks Rory Burns and Joe Root leave England needing Ashes miracle 7.3...
22:52, 09/07/2019

England must sour Australia's Ashes party by drawing series, says Craig Overton Craig Overton says England must show the same character in the final Test at The Oval this week that was on display at Old Trafford on Sunday to sour Australia's Ashes party....
23:39, 09/09/2019

Ashes highlights: Watch Ben Stokes produce innings for the ages in epic England win over Australia Ben Stokes produced his second 'once-in-a-lifetime' performance of the summer as his magnificent century powered England to an unprecedented, unthinkable one-wicket victory at Headingley to keep the Ashes alive....
04:52, 08/27/2019

Ashes 2019: England end summer on a high as triumph at The Oval denies Australia series win Edgbaston in the World Cup, then that Lord's final, the Lord's Test, Headingley, Old Trafford, now the Oval. There has been something about Sundays in summer 2019. As England levelled the series 2-2, bringing a first drawn Ashes since 1972 and ensuri...
00:39, 09/16/2019

Swansea fill managerial vacancy with England Under-17 coach Steve Cooper • Cooper led under-17s to World Cup win in 2017• Mike Marsh, a former Liverpool coach, expected as No 2Steve Cooper is to become Swansea’s manager in a bold move by the Championship club. Cooper, who has never been in charge at first-team level and i...
23:39, 06/10/2019

Ashes 2019: England waste glorious chance as Mitchell Marsh stars on day one of final Test There has been a sense all summer that if Pat Cummins don't get you, Josh Hazlewood will. If they don't, there's always James Pattinson or Mitchell Starc or even Peter Siddle. No real indignity to any of it, just a great battery of quicks who have ta...
23:39, 09/12/2019

Bowling worries for England ahead of Test series against Ireland and Ashes as Mark Wood is assessed Mark Wood's sore side will be the most pressing of a raft of injury concerns when England's selectors meet this week to pick their squad for the next task at hand: next Wednesday's four-day Test against Ireland at Lord's, then the Ashes that follow....
22:13, 07/15/2019

Craig Overton replaces Chris Woakes in England team for fourth Ashes Test at Old Trafford England have sprung an Ashes surprise by selecting Craig Overton for a home debut in place of Chris Woakes for the fourth Test starting here on Wednesday....
19:39, 09/03/2019

Callum Sheedy and Marcus Smith are standout inclusions for England • Inexperienced England face Barbarians on Sunday• Sheedy and Smith are two of 20 uncapped members in squadCallum Sheedy and Marcus Smith are the eye-catching inclusions in a vastly inexperienced England squad to face the Barbarians which offers few ...
20:00, 05/27/2019

England’s Jofra Archer to put Smith friendship to one side against Australia • Archer played with Australia’s Steve Smith in the IPL• Jason Roy could return from hamstring injuryJofra Archer has said he will put his friendship with Australia’s Steve Smith on hold when England attempt to get their World Cup campaign back on tr...
19:52, 06/23/2019

Steve Smith taken to hospital as 'precautionary' measure Steve Smith has been taken to hospital for a "precautionary" X-ray after taking a fierce Jofra Archer delivery to his arm in the second Ashes Test at Lord's on Saturday....
07:26, 08/18/2019

Top Premier League coaches make England raise game, says Steve Holland • England work hard to keep training on par with elite clubs• ‘English coaches deserve more respect,’ says HollandGareth Southgate and his staff are forced to think hard about how to keep players stimulated in training with so many used to working un...
01:52, 06/05/2019

Jimmy Anderson injury scare for England ahead of the Ashes as Lancashire bowler is forced off with calf problem James Anderson gave England an early the Ashes 2019 scare when he left the field mid-over playing for Lancashire against Durham. England have announced that he will play no further part in the match, which still has its final day tomorrow....
20:13, 07/02/2019

Women's Ashes 2019: England opener Tammy Beaumont fired up by 14-match winning streak England Women begin their Ashes campaign at Leicester on Tuesday on a winning streak of 14 matches that opener Tammy Beaumont is desperate to keep up....
17:26, 07/01/2019

First 2005 Ashes, now World Cup 2019? Trevor Bayliss tells England squad to inspire a new generation in final England's cricketers were inspired to play the game by the famous Ashes summer of 2005 — and now they have the same chance to influence the next generation when they play a home World Cup Final against New Zealand at Lord's on Sunday....
00:00, 07/13/2019

England hope to find spirit of Headingley but Australia's Smith confident "England somehow need to produce a second \u0027miracle\u0027 if they are to avoid Australia retaining the Ashes with victory in the fourth test at Old Trafford."...
22:52, 09/07/2019

India captain Virat Kohli apologises to Steve Smith over 'unacceptable' booing from The Oval crowd India captain Virat Kohli says the booing of Australian star Steve Smith is "not acceptable" and revealed that he apologised to the controversial batsman on the field during Sunday's World Cup clash at The Oval....
22:52, 06/09/2019

Cricket World Cup 2019: Ed Smith explains England's squad selection – video Jofra Archer, Tom Curran and Liam Dawson have been named in England's 15-man squad for the Cricket World Cup, announced on Tuesday. Surrey's Curran edged out the left-armer David Willey in the pace-bowling selection, while Dawson's specialist spin wa...
16:52, 05/21/2019

FA urges travelling England fans to cut out antisocial behaviour • Supporters reminded to behave before Nations League finals• Around 18,000 could travel to Portugal for next week’s gamesAs England prepare to head to Portugal for the Nations League finals, the Football Association has called for an end to the “emb...
05:52, 05/30/2019

England coach Steve Borthwick calls on Wales fans to raise roof in bid to recreate World Cup atmosphere England want Wales fans to create a raucous atmosphere under the roof of the Principality Stadium because it will act as perfect preparation for the World Cup....
15:00, 08/16/2019

Strauss Urges England Star Stokes To Stay Grounded After World Cup Ben Stokes scored 84 not out against New Zealand at Lord's on Sunday to force a Super Over in which he and Jos Buttler pushed England towards their first World Cup crown....
17:52, 07/16/2019

Bowlers Star On Day 2 As India Continue Dominance In Tour Match Ishant Sharma and Umesh Yadav took three wickets each to bundle out West Indies A for 181 before India extended their lead to 200 runs at stumps on Day 2 of the three-day practice match....
13:00, 08/19/2019

England star Ben Stokes on ignoring personal milestones in heroic Ashes knock: 'I looked at the bigger picture' Ben Stokes said the knowledge that the Ashes would be lost if he failed inspired his extraordinary 135 not out that gave England a miracle one-wicket win, squaring the series at 1-1 with two Tests to play....
22:00, 08/25/2019

Ashes debutant Jofra Archer says Justin Langer has 'another thing coming' amid plans to wear down England star England paceman Jofra Archer insists he is ready to rise to the challenge of Test cricket and warned Australia coach Justin Langer "has another thing coming" if he thinks otherwise....
20:52, 09/02/2019

England skipper Steph Houghton urges fans to attend World Cup after empty seats mar group stage England captain Steph Houghton has called on fans to descend on France for the World Cup knockout stages after another disappointing attendance in Nice....
19:39, 06/20/2019

England's Jofra Archer warns Australia after 'world-class' six-wicket Ashes haul Jofra Archer believes he can get even better after a dream six-wicket haul at Headingley saw England bowl Australia out for 179 on a rain-affected first day of the third Ashes Test....
14:00, 08/23/2019

England cult hero Jack Leach on his fine Ashes support act: 'I thought I'd be watching at home!' When the tale of England's extraordinary Third Test win and Second Headingley Miracle is told by so many in years to come, one of Ben Stokes's support acts will be remembered above all....
04:52, 08/27/2019

Ashes captains reflect on ‘phenomenal’ Ben Stokes and third Ashes Test – video England have won the third Ashes Test after a dramatic final day at Headingley. A sublime performance from England's Ben Stokes was the difference as he finished with an impressive 135 not out. Speaking after the match, England captain Joe Root calle...
07:39, 08/26/2019

John Barnes urges England to stay calm over potential Nations League win: 'Is it a significant achievement? No' England are well prepared to beat the Netherlands and lift the first Nations League title this week, but shouldn't get too excited about it, according to John Barnes....
18:13, 06/06/2019

Eoin Morgan hails 'superhuman' England star Ben Stokes and urges young cricket fans to follow his lead Eoin Morgan has paid tribute to World Cup final man of the match Ben Stokes, claiming he is the England player young cricket fans should grow up wanting to emulate....
04:26, 07/15/2019

Singer Steve Lawrence, of 'Steve and Eydie' duo, says he has Alzheimer's Steve Lawrence, the 1960s-era singer and comedian who performed at nightclubs and on television with his wife Eydie Gorme, said on Tuesday he has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease....
23:13, 06/11/2019

Why Will Smith Refuses to Watch Wife Jada Pinkett Smith's Uncensored Red Table Talk Will Smith thinks wife Jada Pinkett Smith's Facebook Watch series Red Table Talk is "fantastic." Just don't ask him to, you know, watch it. The actress co-hosts the talk......
18:39, 05/22/2019

Jada Pinkett Smith Says There Have Been "Betrayals of the Heart" in Relationship With Will Smith Jada Pinkett Smith is getting real about her relationship with Will Smith. In a teaser for an upcoming episode of Red Table Talk, the 47-year-old actress can be seen talking to couples......
02:00, 06/08/2019

Ruthless. Relentless. Victorious. The true identity of the United States women’s soccer team is not so much its style but its results: It is a team built to win, and that is what it does....
05:00, 07/03/2019

AOC, Tlaib rip into ‘ruthless and inhumane’ ex-ICE boss Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez loudly banged a gavel to shut down ex-acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement director Tom Homan when he kept defending himself and his agency after she repeatedly told him that his time had expired during a contentio...
23:39, 09/12/2019

Ruthless Australia take control at Lord's "Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins and Nathan Lyon took three wickets each as Australia bowled out England for 258 and reached 30 for one in reply to take control of the second Ashes test at Lord\u0027s on Thursday."...
11:26, 08/16/2019

The Ruthless Reality of Amazon's One-Day Shipping Amazon has rapidly expanded its internal shipping services as the company shifts toward one-day delivery shipping from its default two-day shipping service. The company is pledging to spend $800 million this quarter to achieve one-day delivery as the...
18:26, 06/14/2019

Oh My Lord What a Shockingly Ruthless Attack on Joe Biden The healthcare conversation during Thursday’s 2020 Democratic presidential debate was mostly sour and infuriating. Then Julián Castro blew it all up, and took Joe Biden along with him....
07:39, 09/13/2019

A Ruthless Game Where You're Beyoncé's Assistant, Which You Play On Twitter Twitter is hell, but even amidst the worst impulses and examples of human communication there is hope. Like this choose-your-own-adventure game made by Green Chyna which might be the best use of the social media network I’ve ever seen....
09:00, 06/24/2019

Ruthless Solskjær cares little for egos or age at Manchester United The manager has fielded young teams and experienced players such as Smalling, Jones, Matic and Fred are the victimsIn Manchester United’s opening two fixtures Ole Gunnar Solskjær has shown the ruthlessness surely required to successfully transform th...
12:26, 08/22/2019

Yankees crossing items off to-do list with ruthless efficiency MINNEAPOLIS — Here is the Yankees checklist. Twins taken care of … for now — check. On Wednesday night, the Yankees crushed Jake Odorizzi and hung on for a 10-7 win over the muscular Twins at Target Field, a perfect follow-up to their Game of t...
19:13, 07/25/2019

A ruthless approach to decluttering completely transformed my life Since watching an episode of Marie Kondo’s TV show, I have overhauled our family home – and reaped mental, financial and professional rewardsWhen I moved in with my husband, we found ourselves with two of everything. We sold furniture and donated kit...
10:39, 09/09/2019

Iowa Rep. Steve King Continues to Be Steve King: If Not for Rape and Incest, Would There Be Any Population Left? Iowa Rep. Steve King is the pus-filled boil on America’s ass. Assuming, of course, that the boil is so racist that the New York Times was able to create a timeline of all the racist shit that he’s said....
01:52, 08/15/2019

Atletico slump to biggest defeat of season against ruthless Espanyol "Atletico Madrid fell to their heaviest league defeat of the season as they were crushed 3-0 by Espanyol on Saturday, missing the chance to mathematically guarantee they finish second in La Liga ahead of neighbours Real Madrid."...
19:26, 05/04/2019

With Brexit Gambit, Boris Johnson Reveals a Ruthless Side For years, Mr. Johnson affected a mischievous, even clownish air. As prime minister, he is showing that he can be as pugnacious as critics said his predecessor was timid....
21:39, 08/29/2019

| Amnesty slams Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa over 'ruthless' rights crackdown Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has led a "ruthless" and systematic crackdown on human rights during his first year in office, according to an Amnesty International report on Monday....
23:39, 08/26/2019

Ruthless USA break World Cup record as they hit 13 past hapless Thailand It was clear what kind of match this would be a few seconds before the whistle blew. The US put seven attacking players on the halfway line while just three defenders hung back with the goalkeeper. Once the game started, those seven US players sprint...
02:39, 06/12/2019

Cory Booker: What farmers taught me about America's ruthless food companies On December 4, 1889, US Senator John Sherman of Ohio introduced the Sherman Antitrust Act into the 51st Congress of the United States. Three months later, he took to the Senate floor to defend his proposal, which would eventually become law, and form...
20:00, 07/25/2019

Chelsea analysis: Ruthless exposer by Man Utd a worry with Liverpool up next for Frank Lampard An early test of nerve awaits Frank Lampard now. The scoreline misrepresents Chelsea's contribution to a contest which threatened to go either way for an hour or so at Old Trafford, but the shortcomings ruthlessly exposed by Manchester United were av...
09:26, 08/13/2019

'Pragmatically ruthless': Russia's improbable claim it has killed no civilians in Syria Despite carrying out tens of thousands of airstrikes in Syria, the Russian government will not acknowledge a single civilian casualty, a claim which human rights groups reject as Moscow's forces assault the country's last rebel bastion....
07:39, 05/31/2019

Singer Steve Lawrence, of '60s duo Steve and Eydie, says he has Alzheimer's The beloved 1960s-era singer says he's in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease. He and his late wife, Eydie Gorme, were a popular singing duo in nightclubs and on TV.        ...
18:52, 06/11/2019

Ruthless Serena Williams Grabs 100th US Open Win As Record Title Nears Serena Williams dismantled Wang Qiang 6-1, 6-0 in a complete mismatch that was the quickest at this year's US Open to set up a semi-final clash with Ukrainian trailblazer Elina Svitolina....
11:13, 09/04/2019

Ruthless India beat Australia by 36 runs in first heavyweight Cricket World Cup clash This was the first blockbuster World Cup fixture between two of the fancied teams. But it was all India, on the field and off it, where their fans packed into The Oval in the strongest voice....
22:52, 06/09/2019

Jada Pinkett Smith: There have been 'betrayals of the heart' during Will Smith romance Jada Pinkett Smith described the "betrayals" as "far bigger than I could even think in regards to an infidelity situation" on "Red Table Talk."        ...
13:13, 06/08/2019

Ruthless Recruitment Tactics: ISIS Is Offering New Members A Free Canvas Tote Bag When They Join For A Year Though the Islamic State has lost a great deal of its territory in the past year, its methods for attracting new members have only gotten more insidious: In one of its most aggressive recruitment tactics ever, ISIS has begun offering new members a fr...
15:52, 07/24/2019

'Bumbling' Boris Johnson shows his ruthless streak with dramatic step closer to sealing Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson has long been mocked by his political opponents as a bumbling, oafish joke better suited to the studios of comedic quiz panels and the after dinner circuit than deciding policy from 10 Downing Street....
19:13, 08/28/2019

The Root’s Clapback Mailbag: What I Know When I sort through the emails, tweets, direct messages and comments for the mailbag every Friday, I am always surprised at the suggestions The Root’s readers are willing to offer. You have no idea how much invaluable advice I receive from our reade...
04:13, 09/14/2019

The Root’s Clapback Mailbag: Why? Editor’s Note: Senior Writer Michael Harriot is on vacation, so this week’s Clapback Mailbag was prepared in advance. If anyone on The Root’s staff has pissed white people off in the last few days, we promise to respond to their concerns in a timely ...
05:52, 06/08/2019

The Root's Clapback Mailbag: Y'all Won Of all the things I have ever written for The Root, there are a handful of articles that inspired the most material for the weekly Clapback Mailbag. If I had to rank them from lowest to high in terms of hate mail received, the order would go as follo...
18:26, 07/12/2019

Netherlands 3 England 1: Defensive errors see England beaten in Nations League semi-finals England's hopes of winning the Uefa Nations League are over after calamitous defending gifted the Netherlands a 3-1 semi-final, extra-time win here in Guimaraes....
01:39, 06/07/2019

England fans back Raheem Sterling for England captaincy "Eurosport\u0027s Marcus Foley asked England fans whether they agreed with making Raheem Sterling England captain... and the response was overwhelmingly positive."...
03:52, 06/06/2019

How to create an access key for the root user in AWS Performing tasks with root user credentials opens AWS to potentially catastrophic security vulnerabilities. Creating and managing access keys mitigates the risk....
00:13, 07/13/2019

US Open isn’t about betting on players you want to root for Though the fickle game of golf doesn’t always bounce true, this weekend’s U.S. Open at Pebble Beach could be the biggest betting event in the sport’s history. Golf is well-positioned to become a major betting sport. Sportsbook operators have been tel...
20:26, 06/14/2019

The Root’s Clapback Mailbag: Math  Remember the Clapback day, to keep it holy. Five days shalt thou labor, and do all thy work: But the Friday is the Clapback Day of the Root, thy website. In it, though shalt respond to the emails tweets and DMs ye received....
06:39, 06/29/2019

Will Trumpism Take Deeper Root in New Hampshire? Corey Lewandowski, President Trump’s former campaign manager, sounds a lot like his onetime boss as he weighs a run for Senate. Some Republican state leaders are shuddering....
19:39, 09/03/2019

We Said What We Said: 10 Things The Root Wrote About America In the 10-plus years since The Root was founded, our writers have always celebrated the Fourth of July with the knowledge that America’s original Independence Day celebration only applied to white men. Since then, this land of freedom and opportunity...
23:52, 07/04/2019

Massive NYC blackout's 'root cause' revealed Con Edison, New York’s energy company, released a statement Monday about its investigation into the cause of the Manhattan power outage, which affected thousands on the island’s west side for about five hours along a 40-block stretch earlier this mon...
14:39, 07/30/2019

The Root's Clapback Mailbag: The Recipe Every Friday, The Root takes the best (or worst) emails, comments, tweets and messages from our readers and features them in our Clapback Mailbag....
00:13, 07/27/2019

England vs India: Ben Stokes, England Player To Watch Even as England's World Cup 2019 campaign threatens to come apart, Ben Stokes once again proved his all-round utility and gives the English supporters some hope....
12:52, 06/29/2019

Fatherhood 101 With Very Smart Brothas and the Dads of The Root! Father’s Day is right around the corner and the one thing the men of VSB and The Root know how to do is procreate. It’s a talent really. Since we all love our children and love being parents, we decided to come together, talk about what fatherhood lo...
18:52, 06/15/2019

Captain Joe Root ‘getting better all the time’, says Trevor Bayliss • Failure in Ashes has put Yorkshireman’s position in question• Bayliss in charge of England for the final time in fifth TestIt was very much in keeping with his slightly incurious nature that Trevor Bayliss, in his final press conference as England ...
02:13, 09/11/2019

How to set, change, and recover a MySQL root password If you never set, forgot, or need to change your MySQL password, you're in luck. This article walks you through these steps, so you'll never be at a loss for that database root user password....
21:13, 04/28/2019

This Celery Root Dish Tastes Like Lasagna When you think of celery root, you probably think of heavy, creamy dishes that stick to your ribs. What you don’t think of, probably, is lasagna. But Chef Jonathan Tam of Copenhagen’s Restaurant Relae is known for using vegetables in unexpected ways,...
18:39, 05/17/2019

You Should Marinate Pork Chops in Root Beer A juicy, perfectly cooked pork chop is not hard to achieve; a simple brine, followed by a reverse sear situation will render it juicy and flavorful every time. But if you feel like adding a little sweetness to your life—and creating a truly bomb crus...
00:26, 05/17/2019

Get a Free 2-Liter A&W Root Beer on August 6 Tuesday is “National Root Beer Float Day.” Did we need a day to celebrate the root beer float? Probably not. But since we have one, we might as well use it to score some free root beer....
02:39, 08/06/2019

Trevor Bayliss on Joe Root's captaincy: 'I don't see too many problems really' – video England coach Trevor Bayliss has defended his captain, Joe Root, saying, 'Everyone goes through periods where they don't score quite as many runs as they would like'. Root's captaincy has been called into question after England lost the fourth Ashes ...
17:52, 09/10/2019

The Root’s Clapback Mailbag: The Top 10 Clapbacks of All Time, Part 2 As we continue our stroll down memory lane listing the greatest moments in the history of the Clapback Mailbag, I thought that we should focus today on how the writers at The Root have changed the world. According to our readers, not only have we inc...
13:26, 08/10/2019

Root is a terrific—and fully asymmetric—woodland wargame Enlarge (credit: Charlie Theel) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Root does something special: it breaks a conflict-heavy wargame with full...
12:39, 05/02/2019

iRobot enters the classroom with acquisition of Root Robotics iRobot, the company behind the Roomba, is about to do more than vacuum your house, mop your floors and mow the lawn. Today the company announced that it's acquired Root Robotics, and it will add the Root educational coding robot to its lineup....
16:52, 06/20/2019

Malawi president, at inauguration, pledges to root out corruption Malawi's President Peter Mutharika began his second five-year term with a tough stance against corruption and pledged to revive the economy, following accusations of corruption and mismanagement....
21:39, 05/31/2019

The Root's Clapback Mailbag: Racism Life Support When professor Henry Louis Gates founded The Root 11 years ago, he probably had no idea that its creation would one day become the internet’s number one source for black news (it’s not bragging if it’s true). He probably assumed he and his team were ...
02:00, 07/20/2019

The Root’s Clapback Mailbag: The Top 10 Clapbacks of All Time, Part 3 Many of the emails, comments, tweets and direct messages that make it into the weekly Clapback Mailbag are from well-meaning people who genuinely have questions or need advice. In fact, those emails, tweets, direct messages and comments have prompted...
01:00, 08/18/2019

Jofra Archer arrival means Joe Root now has two men for the big occasion When, in the hour after tea yesterday, Australia feasted on poor English bowling to score 79 runs in 13 overs, it did not feel like too much of an exaggeration to suggest the Ashes were slipping away....
14:00, 08/23/2019

Kristen Bell makes us root for Chidi and Eleanor all over again At the conclusion of its third season, "The Good Place" left its mismatched soul mates Eleanor and Chidi in a very bad place indeed. But Kristen Bell's here to re-kindle your hopes and dreams for the show's central couple....
09:26, 07/23/2019

The Root's Clapback Mailbag: The Top 10 Clapbacks of All Time, Part 3 Many of the emails, comments, tweets and direct messages that make it into the weekly Clapback Mailbag are from well-meaning people who genuinely have questions or need advice. In fact, those emails, tweets, direct messages and comments have prompted...
21:52, 08/16/2019

The Root’s Clapback Mailbag: The Top 10 Clapbacks of All Time, Part 1 For the next few weeks, we will select our favorite responses from the nearly 400 emails, tweets, DMs and comments we have featured in the weekly Clapback mailbag. We have enlisted a panel of experts to rank our top 10, but if there is one that you r...
19:52, 08/02/2019

The Nationals’ Gerardo Parra has 8,000 reasons to root for the Raptors in the NBA Finals Parra can thank his former San Francisco Giants teammates for talking him into joining their clubhouse pool before he was designated for assignment and signed with Washington last month....
21:00, 06/06/2019

Facebook To Broaden Effort To Root Out White Nationalist Content Facebook said Monday it would take new steps to eliminate content promoting white nationalism and white separatism after an external audit said its efforts were "too narrow."...
15:52, 07/02/2019

| Facebook to broaden effort to root out white nationalist content Facebook said Monday it would take new steps to eliminate content promoting white nationalism and white separatism after an external audit said its efforts were "too narrow."...
22:52, 07/01/2019

Who’s on Top? The Root’s 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 1 Welcome to The Root’s Black Power Rankings, where we assess the eleventy-billion Democrats currently running for the chance to face off against Donald Trump for the presidency. Every single candidate running right now knows they need to win black vot...
05:26, 06/27/2019

"Article 370 Root Of Terrorism In Kashmir": Amit Shah - Top Quotes Article 370 of the Constitution, which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir, has been scrapped today by a presidential order. Home minister Amit Shah said ......
22:39, 08/05/2019

Afghan president pledges to root out IS after deadly wedding attack Responding to a weekend attack that killed at least 63 people, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani promised Monday to root out the Islamic State terror group from its hideouts and blamed the Taliban for supporting terror....
03:00, 08/20/2019

After a decade, NASA finally reveals root cause of two failed rocket launches Enlarge / At Vandenberg Air Force Base in 2009, two cranes have raised NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory, or OCO, spacecraft to vertical. OCO would later be lifted and attached to the waiting Stage 0 motor of the Taurus XL launch vehicle in the towe...
14:39, 05/02/2019

Ground shifts in Indonesia's economy as conservative Islam takes root Arie Untung, a former video jockey for the Indonesian offshoot of MTV, says he used to drink alcohol regularly and - back then - was a jeans-clad, spiky-haired rocker who was only a nominal Muslim....
06:52, 08/28/2019

‘It goes to the root of the problem’: Mexico calls for regional development to address immigration A U.N. commission on Monday presented a roadmap to boost economic development in three Central American nations whose poverty and violence now pushes desperate migrants to travel across Mexico to the United States....
06:00, 05/21/2019

Apple announces developer iPhones with root access for security research For all we’ve made fun of Apple‘s walled garden here, every once in a while, the company opens up just a bit. Case in point: today the company revealed it would be producing a limited amount of iOS ‘Security Research Devices.’ These appear to basical...
00:52, 08/09/2019

Deadspin Play In Game 5, Coward, God Gave You Two Calves For A Reason | The Root Help! Deadspin Play In Game 5, Coward, God Gave You Two Calves For A Reason | The Root Help! Trump Spoke to CNBC and I Don’t Understand Anything He Just Said | The Muse Black Mirror’s Miley Cyrus Episode Is a Sly Critique of Empowerment Feminism | Splinter...
02:26, 06/11/2019

Splinter This Can’t Possibly Still Be Happening | The Root Ta-Nehisi Coates Clapped Back at Mitch Mc Splinter This Can’t Possibly Still Be Happening | The Root Ta-Nehisi Coates Clapped Back at Mitch McConnell for Saying ‘No One Alive’ Is Liable for Reparations. So We Came Up With a List | Deadspin The NHL Awards Were Worth It Just For One Burn On Th...
19:39, 06/20/2019

Healthy Diet: 2 Scrumptious Lotus Root Salad Recipes For A Filling Meal There are several interesting ways of adding lotus root to your diet. You can cook it in many different ways and with the use of a variety of cooking methods and ingredients. Here are two stellar......
15:00, 08/06/2019

Perfect 10: It's Time for Nominations to The Root 100, Which Marks Its 10th Anniversary This Year, and We Are Psyched! We here at The Root always look forward to The Root 100, our annual list celebrating the best and brightest in the fields of social justice, politics, entertainment, sports, media, the arts, science/technology and business. But we’re really looking f...
19:39, 05/13/2019

The Root Black Woman Serves Raw Fists With Side Order of ‘That Smoke’ to Man at Sushi Restaurant | D The Root Black Woman Serves Raw Fists With Side Order of ‘That Smoke’ to Man at Sushi Restaurant | Deadspin The Blues Got Screwed By Yet Another Officiating Disaster | The Slot Missouri Just Passed Its Own Near-Total Abortion Ban | Splinter Bill de B...
00:26, 05/17/2019

Deadspin Kevin Durant Ruptured His Achilles Tendon, And The Warriors Are Shocked | The Root White Pe Deadspin Kevin Durant Ruptured His Achilles Tendon, And The Warriors Are Shocked | The Root White People Want Trump | Jezebel The Standard for a ‘Good’ Man Is Truly Very Low | Splinter Congresswoman Calls Out GOP ‘Sex-Starved Male’ Colleagues and All...
03:26, 06/13/2019

The Root Trump Spent More Than Three Times the Cost of Robert Mueller’s Russia Investigation Playing The Root Trump Spent More Than Three Times the Cost of Robert Mueller’s Russia Investigation Playing Golf at His Own Resorts | Deadspin The NFL Is Apparently Determined To Screw Up The Hail Mary | Jezebel How Do We Make Cis Men Give a Shit About Abor...
10:39, 05/23/2019

Tiger Woods back in Orlando to root for Stanford against No. 16 Central Florida in college football Woods was seen smiling on the sidelines about two hours prior to kickoff at Spectrum Stadium on the UCF campus.        ...
01:26, 09/15/2019

Deadspin Foul Ball Appears To Injure Young Child At Cubs-Astros Game [Update] | The Root The 10 Bigg Deadspin Foul Ball Appears To Injure Young Child At Cubs-Astros Game [Update] | The Root The 10 Biggest Cultural Thefts in Black History | Jezebel Moby’s Book Tour Is Officially Canceled | Splinter Trump Makes Rare Foray Into Accidental Intelligence ...
19:26, 05/30/2019

Stephen A. Smith Says Kevin Durant Says Stephen A. Smith's Kevin Durant Reports Are Bullshit Stephen A. Smith shared three spicy Kevin Durant reports on Wednesday’s episode of First Take. The least spicy of the the three (since it’s three years old, now) had Durant, entering unrestricted free agency in the summer of 2016, telling several Thu...
03:13, 07/04/2019

Biden Misses the Bus, Booker Starts to Cuss, and Harris Adjusts: The Root’s 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 2 Welcome back to The Root’s 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, where our select committee of activists, consultants, politicians, and analysts decide where the candidates stand on the issues that matter to black people....
20:00, 07/03/2019

Police called to boy's 'ice cold beer' stand find 'root beer' instead Police in Utah said they received multiple calls about a young boy selling "ice cold beer" at the side of a road, but officers arrived to discover the truth was in the fine print....
03:26, 07/18/2019

Utah boy showcases ‘Ice Cold Beer’ sign at root beer stand A boy in Utah used a clever marketing tool at his neighborhood soda stand by making a sign that read “Ice Cold Beer” with “root” above the word beer in tiny print. Some residents called police on 11-year-old Seth Parker for hawking the “beer&#...
11:26, 07/19/2019

Urn with man’s ashes stolen after funeral YORK, Pa. (AP) — Family members say someone stole an urn with a man’s ashes after his funeral in Pennsylvania. A service for 42-year-old Sam Abreght was held over the weekend at the Salvation Army in York. His cremains were divided into three u...
14:13, 06/19/2019

The Root's 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 3: Kamala Harris Throws Black Voters Under the Bus(ing?) This week’s Root 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings is full of surprises. We have a new No. 1 after several candidates forgot that black people still matter, and a special guest power-ranking judge. This week, me (Dr. Jason Johnson, Politics Edit...
23:00, 07/11/2019

| Aussie speedster set to sit out 1st Ashes Test Fast bowler Mitchell Starc looks set to be left out of Australia's starting line-up for the first Ashes Test against England that starts in Birmingham....
18:39, 07/31/2019

Second Ashes Test set for thrilling conclusion The second Ashes Test is poised for a thrilling conclusion after a memorable fourth day in which the fast bowlers of England and Australia illuminated Lord's....
10:39, 08/18/2019

Ashes 2019, 3rd Test: When And Where To Watch With Steve Smith ruled out of the third Ashes Test due to delayed concussion, England have the best chance to snap Australia's lead in the five-match series....
14:52, 08/21/2019

| The village that keeps rising from the volcanic ashes Four years after the volcano erupted – razing everything in its path in Cape Verde's Cha das Caldeiras valley – the floor tiles of the small, rebuilt inn are warm to the touch....
13:39, 05/04/2019

| Hazlewood in the wickets on Ashes return Australia's Josh Hazlewood marked his entry into this season's Ashes with three wickets as England were reduced to 201-6 at tea on day two of the second Test....
03:26, 08/16/2019

| Australian glee as cricketers rise from Ashes Australians basked in pride after Steve Smith inspired an Ashes win over England, redeeming himself following a ball-tampering scandal that left the team in disgrace....
10:13, 08/06/2019

SpaceX is about to launch the ashes of 152 people into space SpaceX may be yet to launch any living human astronauts into space, but the remains of over 150 people are going to get the ride of their afterlives on Monday night thanks to the company’s Falcon Heavy rocket. Among the various satellites and i...
01:52, 06/25/2019

Ashes: Archer takes six to skittle Australia Jofra Archer claimed a maiden Test five-for as a late flurry of wickets saw England bowl Australia out for 179 after an otherwise frustrating, rain-filled first day of the third Ashes Test at Headingley....
22:26, 08/22/2019

| Former captain Waugh to mentor Aussies during Ashes Australia's hopes of winning an Ashes series in England for the first time in 18 years have been boosted by former Test captain Steve Waugh agreeing to mentor the side....
08:26, 07/04/2019

| Langer defends Australia's Ashes celebrations Australia coach Justin Langer has defended his players' boisterous celebrations after retaining the Ashes following claims they mocked England spin bowler Jack Leach....
23:00, 09/10/2019

Australia retain Ashes after victory at Old Trafford "Australia retained the Ashes after beating England by 185 runs at Old Trafford on Sunday to take a 2-1 lead in the series with just one test remaining."...
23:13, 09/08/2019

SpaceX launches ashes of 152 people into orbit SpaceX has launched its Falcon Heavy rocket in one of its most challenging missions, and is carrying a variety of cargo from 24 satellites to human remains....
16:26, 06/25/2019

Remnant: From The Ashes, As Told By Steam Reviews A week after its release, Remnant: From The Ashes remains at the top of the Steam charts. It’s safe to say that its core conceit—what if Dark Souls, but guns—is resonating with people. Is the game living up to lofty, gothy expectations? For the most ...
07:39, 08/28/2019

The Root’s Clapback Mailbag: Clapback to Reality Every Friday, when I wade through the emails, tweets and direct messages received from the readers of The Root, I wonder how they can disagree with science, statistics, and history....
12:52, 06/22/2019

Watch: How Nathan Lyon Let The Ashes Urn Slip Out Of His Hands With England needing two runs to win, a massive opportunity came knocking on Australia's door after a colossal mix-up between Ben Stokes and Jack Leach....
12:26, 08/26/2019

| Starc at the double as Australia press for Ashes-clinching win Australia's Mitchell Starc took two wickets, including the prize scalp of Ben Stokes, as England desperately tried to avoid following-on in the fourth Test at Old Trafford....
15:13, 09/07/2019

| Ashes doubt for fatigued Australia opener Burns Australia opener Joe Burns has been diagnosed with fatigue and burn-out stemming from a viral infection, throwing his chances of playing in the Ashes....
15:26, 06/05/2019

| Australia call up Carey for Ashes tour match Australia have called up Cricket World Cup wicketkeeper Alex Carey for their three-day tour game against Derbyshire to give captain Tim Paine a rest....
14:52, 08/28/2019

Ben Stokes says ‘he never gave up’ in batting heroics to keep Ashes alive • All-rounder held his nerve with an unbeaten 135 to seal win• Joe Root: ‘At the minute he seems to be able to do anything’There are jaw-dropping performances in sport and then there is the one that Ben Stokes served up at Headingley on Sunday.When a...
07:39, 08/26/2019

Inside the Fight Over How Notre Dame Should Rise From the Ashes Stumbling through choking smoke, Antoine-Marie Préaut was on a divine mission. The conservator of the 4,000 or so historic monuments in the Paris region made his way through the burning Notre Dame cathedral on April 15 to rescue from a locked ...
15:39, 07/25/2019

Remnant: From the Ashes Is Quickly Becoming One Of My Favorite Games Of 2019 When I first saw a streamer playing Remnant: From the Ashes, I rolled my eyes. Boiled down to the most reductive pitch, it’s Dark Souls but with guns. So what? It looked like a knock-off. But now that I’ve played it, I can say that Remnant is one of ...
05:13, 08/23/2019

Ben Stokes hopes to bowl in Ashes finale despite injury Ben Stokes will be given as long as possible to prove he can bowl in the final Ashes Test after a scan was understood to reveal a strain to his right shoulder....
01:00, 09/11/2019

Ben Stokes on Ashes hero Jack Leach: He's got serious b******* Ben Stokes hailed batting partner Jack Leach after they put on a 10th-wicket partnership of 76 to seal the most unlikely Test victory and keep the Ashes series alive....
04:52, 08/27/2019

Bottle with man’s ashes resumes journey in Gulf of Mexico A bottle containing the ashes of a Texas man along with some handwritten notes from loved ones has been returned to the Gulf of Mexico, resuming its ocean journey after it washed up on a Florida Panhandle beach. The beachgoer who found the bottle nea...
07:26, 09/10/2019

The art of Cold War Steve From his first Twitter post in 2016, the caustically satirical photomontages of @Coldwar_Steve have become a cult phenomenon. Here are some highlightsCold War Steve: satire is my antidote to a scary world Continue reading......
07:26, 06/16/2019

Australia can handle Jofra Archer’s Ashes threat, says Pat Cummins • ‘We’ll do our homework but we’ve all faced him’ says pace bowler• Cummins confident in Australia’s squad after warm-up matchesPat Cummins believes Jimmy Anderson will be a “massive loss” for England in the second Ashes Test and says Australia are w...
19:40, 08/11/2019

Spectre of Ben Stokes gives Tim Paine sleepless nights before Ashes battle • ‘Stokes is class and confident,’ says Australia’s captain • Craig Overton to give England ‘extra bounce’ in fourth TestTim Paine has admitted to having sleepless nights over Ben Stokes as the gripping battle for the Ashes resumes in Manchester on W...
23:13, 09/03/2019

Jimmy Anderson will not bowl again in first Ashes Test because of calf injury • ‘He will not take the field in Australia’s second innings,’ says ECB• England a bowler down for remainder of first TestEngland’s push for victory in the first Ashes Test was hit by confirmation that Jimmy Anderson will not be available to bowl for ...
18:26, 08/04/2019

Our own Heather Alexandra is streaming Remnant: From the Ashes right now on our Twitch channel. Our own Heather Alexandra is streaming Remnant: From the Ashes right now on our Twitch channel. Join us in the chat and subscribe to us on Twitch for more streams as they happen....
20:00, 08/21/2019

| Upgraded Gabba to host opening 2021 Ashes Test The Gabba has been locked in to host Australia's opening Test of the 2021/22 Ashes series against England after a major upgrade to the stadium was announced....
09:00, 06/02/2019

| Broad and Woakes spark Australia collapse in first Ashes Test Stuart Broad and Chris Woakes tore through Australia's batting line-up on the opening day of the first Ashes Test leaving the visitors struggling at tea....
19:26, 08/01/2019

Usman Khawaja dropped by Australia for fourth Ashes Test Tourists name 12 players for Old Trafford TestStarc and Siddle vie to replace PattinsonUsman Khawaja faces an uncertain future after being dropped for the fourth Ashes Test in Manchester, where Mitchell Starc and Peter Siddle are locked in a battle t...
02:00, 09/03/2019

Thief steals urn full of ashes from Long Island driveway A callous thief ripped off an urn filled with a dearly departed’s ashes from a Long Island driveway, police said Friday. The crook swiped the gilded, decorated urn sometime between 9:45 p.m. July 22 and 7 a.m. the next day from inside a 2010 Ch...
01:26, 08/03/2019

"Accidental" Australia Captain Tim Paine On Verge Of Ashes Landmark If Australia avoid defeat in the 5th Test, Tim Paine will join the list of Australia captains who have led the team to an Ashes series win in England....
17:26, 09/10/2019

Ben Stokes celebrated Ashes exploits with TV replay and fast-food • Allrounder revels in aftermath of Headingley heroics• Stokes: ‘There were quarter-pounders flying everywhere’Ben Stokes has revealed he celebrated his miraculous Ashes-saving innings at Headingley with his England teammates by visiting a McDonald’s...
21:39, 08/27/2019

Look: Message in a bottle with family member's ashes found in Florida A piece of "lost property" turned in to a Florida sheriff's deputy after being found on a beach wound up being a message in a bottle that contained the ashes of a beloved family member....
01:52, 09/11/2019

Meet The 12-Year-Old Aussie Who Took Out The Trash To Watch Ashes Live Max Waight did trash duty at one Australian dollar per household for four years before he reached the AUD 1500 mark that his father said he would match....
12:26, 09/06/2019

| Aussie ball-tampering trio included in Ashes squad Cameron Bancroft has been included in Australia's 17-man squad for the five-Test Ashes series against England alongside Steve Smith and David Warner....
19:26, 07/26/2019

Jason Roy's swashbuckling style is a counter-attacking selection that could pay off in the Ashes "Jason Roy will be opening the batting in the first Ashes test match, of that there is little doubt. But during a fascinating test against Ireland the Surrey batsman went some way to showing why England are willing to gamble on him at the top of the ...
20:52, 07/26/2019

Mother brings ashes of child lost to gun violence to interview Stephanie Pizzoferrato, whose story about losing her daughter to gun violence brought 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang to tears, speaks with CNN's Kate Bolduan about gun control....
12:13, 08/13/2019

Judging only from the poster, what was All About Steve about? Full disclosure: Some of us here have never seen All About Steve. But digging out a memory bank from our dusty annals, we seem to remember a failed rom-com wherein an unfortunately blonde Sandra Bullock stalked a hapless Bradley Cooper. The “film” go...
05:52, 07/20/2019

Who is Steve Rolls, and why is he facing GGG? Steve Rolls believes he's one of the best-kept secrets in the middleweight division. He could be right: His next opponent, former unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, hadn't heard of Rolls until the fight was signed....
19:26, 04/30/2019

Australia have a 'clear plan' how to wrap up Ashes series, says Justin Langer Edgbaston rout of England instructive for rest of seriesReturning Steve Smith on ‘another level’ to Virat KohliThe Final Frontier tour of India in 2004. Headingley 1989. Pune 2017. It is quite right that a Test victory like this – coming back from 12...
07:52, 08/07/2019

Australia Greats Baffled By Alex Carey Ashes Squad Omission Australia named a 17-man squad for the five-Test series against England with opener Cameron Bancroft recalled alongside Steve Smith and David Warner....
11:26, 07/27/2019

Jimmy Anderson ruled out of Ashes warm-up against Ireland at Lord's Jimmy Anderson has been ruled out of England's first Test of the summer against Ireland with a calf injury, guaranteeing that the hosts will have at least two – and probably three – debutants at Lord's tomorrow....
13:13, 07/23/2019

Australia’s Josh Hazlewood ready to exploit English conditions in Ashes • Paceman says he has plans for inexperienced Jason Roy• ‘It’s hard to bat five at a level below and open in Test cricket’Australia’s best chance of winning an Ashes series in England since 2001 lies in the hands of their bowlers. It is Josh Hazlewoo...
02:13, 07/29/2019

Cameron Bancroft set for Australia reunion with David Warner after Ashes audition Bancroft hits unbeaten 93 in pre-Ashes trial matchSquad for series in England announced on FridayCameron Bancroft has seemingly stormed into Australia’s Ashes squad with an unbeaten match-winning knock of 93 that could result in him reuniting with Da...
10:00, 07/26/2019

Australia Prepared To Play Archer, Says Paine Ahead Of 2nd Ashes Test Jofra Archer impressed in the limited-overs and helped England clinch their first-ever World Cup. The Barbados-born fast bowler has now set his sights on the red-ball cricket....
21:39, 08/13/2019

Florida treasure hunter seeks owner of miniature urn that may contain mother’s ashes A Florida man is searching for the owner of a necklace, which appeared to hold the ashes of their mother, after he discovered the apparently lost treasure at a beach over the weekend using a metal detector....
00:13, 05/30/2019

Marais Erasmus, Kumar Dharmasena To Umpire In Remaining Ashes Tests Kumar Dharmasena was originally appointed as the TV umpire for the fourth Test match but will now stand on-field with Marais Erasmus in both the remaining matches....
19:00, 08/31/2019

Fried Chicken And Chocolate Bars Fuel Ben Stokes' Ashes Fireworks Ben Stokes revealed takeaway chicken and chocolate bars had fuelled his remarkable unbeaten century that saw England to a staggering one-wicket win in the third Ashes Test....
12:26, 08/26/2019

León Viejo, The Lost City of Nicaragua That Emerged From The Ashes After 400 Years The city of León Viejo has been rediscovered and is now open to visitors. The ruins of the city are very important in the history of the Central American nation as it has some of the oldest Spanish colonial buildings to have survived. ...
01:00, 06/13/2019

Australia recall batsman Marcus Harris for third Ashes Test at Headingley Opener replaces Cameron Bancroft in tourists’ teamJames Pattinson also called up, replacing Peter SiddleJames Pattinson has returned for the third Ashes Test in Leeds, with Australia selectors are recalling Marcus Harris to replace Cameron Bancroft. ...
14:00, 08/22/2019

Ben Stokes favourite to win BBC Sports Personality of the Year after Ashes heroics at Headingley England cricketer Ben Stokes is now the overwhelming favourite to win the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award in 2019 after his stunning Ashes showing at Headingley....
19:13, 08/25/2019

| 'Unbelievable': Superhero Stokes hails breathtaking third Ashes Test triumph Ben Stokes said his remarkable century was "unbelievable" as England secured an astounding one-wicket win over Australia in the third Test at Headingley....
20:00, 08/25/2019

Superb Stokes century levels Ashes series in dramatic fashion "An extraordinary 135 not out from Ben Stokes earned England an exciting one-wicket victory in the third Ashes test on Sunday to level the series against Australia at 1-1, with the home side chasing down a record target of 359 in dramatic fashion."...
02:00, 08/26/2019

Trevor Bayliss left hoping for another Stokes-like hero to save Ashes • ‘We’ve spoken about who is going to put their hand up’• Head coach reacting to England’s perilous positionScarves with “Ben Stokes: greatest innings of all time” have been on sale outside Old Trafford during this Test and Trevor Bayliss has accepte...
22:52, 09/07/2019

Fire poppies: rare golden flowers rise from the ashes in California As the state is swept by a super bloom, these flowers are popping up – a silver lining for areas hit hard by intense firesWhen wildfires swept through southern California last year they left a trail of destruction: leveling houses, historic Hollywood...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Human ashes, Buzz Lightyear and a sandwich: Strange things we sent into space We've sent hundreds of things to space, from fun, to sentimental, to slightly bizarre. Here are a few of the most interesting.       ...
03:52, 06/25/2019

David Warner set to keep his place for final Ashes Test despite dismal series Australia are set to stick with struggling opening batsman David Warner as they look to complete an Ashes series victory in England for the first time since 2001....
01:00, 09/11/2019

Remnant: From the Ashes shows more of this loot-driven romp from the Darksiders III crew Remnant: From The Ashes is showing off more gameplay and other goodies today during the PC Gaming Show at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles.Read More...
21:26, 06/10/2019

Jason Roy dropped with Ben Stokes to play as batsman only in Ashes finale at The Oval Ben Stokes will play as a batsman only when England meet Australia in the final Ashes Test at the Kia Oval on Thursday, meaning Jason Roy has been dropped....
09:52, 09/12/2019

This Barn Find 1968 Ford Mustang Fastback Came With the Ashes of Its Former Owner Back in November of last year, a Georgia man drove to North Carolina to pick up a 1968 Ford Mustang fastback, but when he arrived, he found a surprise. In the passenger seat sat a mason jar filled with the ashes of the pony car’s former owner. The st...
17:00, 06/13/2019

What would Steve Jobs think of the today's Apple? Steve Jobs never left anyone in any doubt as to what he thought. And thanks to hundreds of hours of keynotes, speeches, and interviews, we can get an insight into what Apple's co-founder might think about the current state of the company....
16:39, 07/05/2019

Ex-con shoe designer Steve Madden to pen tell-all Colorful and controversial shoe designer Steve Madden has signed a deal for a tell-all memoir entitled, “The Cobbler,” Media Ink has exclusively learned. “He won’t hold back,” promises Diversion Publishing CEO Scott Waxman, who said the book is expec...
02:39, 06/26/2019

Rep. Steve Scalise: AG Barr is serious about getting 'bad apples' out of the FBI Rep. Steve Scalise, R, L.A., believes that William Barr's appointment of a U.S. attorney to investigate the origins of the Russia probe proves that the attorney general is getting ready to hit the FBI hard....
20:39, 05/14/2019

Where Steve Bullock Stands on the Issues Mr. Bullock, the latest Democrat to announce his presidential campaign, was twice elected governor of deep-red Montana. But his policies aren’t all centrist....
17:52, 05/14/2019

Tayla Vlaeminck beats injury to make Australian women's Ashes squad Four other players in line to make Test debut 14-woman squad announced for title defenceTayla Vlaeminck headlines a list of five Australians in with a shot at a Test debut after selectors announced their squad for next month’s women’s Ashes. Coach Ma...
03:52, 06/04/2019

'There will be nerves': Waugh on reformed trio making Test return for Ashes – video Former Australia captain Steve Waugh has promised the side set to face England in the Ashes will be no 'shrinking violets'.Much has been made of the overhaul of team culture that took place following the ill-tempered tour of South Africa that contain...
21:00, 07/29/2019

Lord's turns red during second Ashes Test to celebrate the life of Ruth Strauss Even before Ruth Strauss died aged 46 in December, the seeds of the celebration of her life that takes place on Thursday, when Lord's will be painted red, had been sown....
19:26, 08/14/2019

NYPD mistook relative’s ashes for heroin in Brooklyn raid, family claims A Brooklyn family claims bumbling cops raided their home for drugs and snatched up small capsules they thought contained heroin — but were actually the ashes of their dearly departed patriarch....
01:13, 05/19/2019

Joel Wilson to umpire Headingley Test despite series of blunders in Ashes opener Joel Wilson remains on schedule to stand in the Third Ashes at Headingley despite a series of umpiring gaffes as Australia crushed England at Edgbaston....
20:52, 09/02/2019

Watch: Ben Stokes Says Fried Chicken And Chocolate Bars Meal Led Spectacular Win In Ashes Ben Stokes bowled over all the cricket fans across the world with his stupendous performance in the Third Test of the Ashes series at Headingley on Sunday...
22:00, 08/27/2019

Rory Burns says evening with 2005 Ashes winners inspired fighting century • ‘I was ready to run through a brick wall,’ says England opener• Steve Waugh tells Australia batsmen to watch and learnRory Burns tasted the sweet success of a maiden Test century against Australia after an evening with members of England’s 2005 Ash...
11:52, 08/03/2019

Bottle with Texas man's ashes returned to Gulf of Mexico after washing up on Florida beach A bottle containing the ashes of a Texas man along with some handwritten notes from loved ones has been returned to the Gulf of Mexico, resuming its ocean journey after it washed up on a Florida Panhandle beach....
09:52, 09/09/2019

'Catch-22': George Clooney on retooling wartime classic about 'cowardly guy' you root for George Clooney returns to TV in his first role since 'ER,' starring in and directing Hulu's 'Catch-22' adaptation.        ...
16:52, 05/16/2019

The Lakers Really Want You Know They Don't Want J.R. Smith You would have been forgiven for wondering, even assuming. LeBron likes his guys, those role players he has repeatedly gathered around him at every stop in his role as shadow GM. J.R. Smith is one of his guys. Yes, even after that....
16:39, 07/16/2019

Sam Smith wants to be called 'they' instead of 'he' Singer Sam Smith has announced he wants to be referred to as "they" rather than "he", six months after revealing he doesn't identify as male or female....
02:52, 09/16/2019

Everything We Know About Stranger Things 3, Including More Steve and Dustin Stranger Things 3 is coming, and it's bringing with it some of Hawkins, Indiana's best friendships. Specifically, Steve and Dustin will continue to be a bromance for the ages,......
04:52, 05/24/2019