FacebookTwitterFacebook MessengerPinterestEmailprintCricket made its much anticipated return this week after an almost four-month hiatus when the Covid-19 pandemic first hit in March, and boy, has it been missed. After weeks of quarantine and practising in biosecure bubbles, England and West Indies went head to head in the first Test in Southampton, interrupted by the one thing we didn't miss about cricket - rain delays. The match also began on a poignant note with the West Indies and England players taking a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, and sparking debate over the game's need to be more inclusive and diverse. Cricket is back and here's what this week looked like. … [Read more...] about In Case You Missed It: Cricket makes a poignant return
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ShipGuy13: Love the content guys. You both have briefly talked about certain coaches and programs who have whiffed so far on dealing with the social justice issues. Those are coaches obviously grab the headlines for their mistakes, but what coaches are having the opposite affect? One coach who has more than once talked openly about these issues is James Franklin. Your thoughts on what is means to have a coach like that in your corner from a players (both on and off the field) and recruiting perspective? … [Read more...] about Would Texas win the ACC if Clemson and Texas traded conferences?
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Alastair Cook scored the most runs in the opening position - close to 12,000, or 95% of his career runs. He batted at No. 3 in a few Tests at the beginning of his career and scored nearly 600 runs there. Gavaskar is next, with over 9500 runs. He batted at Nos. 4, 5 and 6 a few times, including when he made his highest score, 236 not out. Graeme Smith scored over 9000 runs opening, and mostly batted there. Hayden scored all his runs as an opener. Sehwag started in the middle order but scored most of his runs while opening. Of the players on the list here, Hayden, Mark Taylor, Marcus Trescothick, Michael Slater, Bill Lawry and Conrad Hunte scored all their runs in the opening position. … [Read more...] about Who are the top Test batsmen at each batting position?
Despite the rumblings, Diggs ended up recording a career-best 1,130 receiving yards on 63 catches, good for 17.9 yards per reception in 2019. The former Maryland Terrapin star also hauled in six receiving touchdowns as he helped the Vikings reach the divisional round of the playoffs. … [Read more...] about NFL star admits he’s ‘uncomfortable’ returning