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Cook: England have to smarten up

Alastair Cook says England have got “to smarten up” and “do it quickly” as they prepare for the third Ashes Test in Perth on Thursday.

Umpire Scott retires at 58, cites concussions

Associated Press LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — As a big league umpire, Dale Scott saw maybe 1 million pitches from the field. His final call, it turned out, was the easiest of all. Rather than risk yet another concussion, Scott has decided to retire at 58. “I’m done,” he told The Associated

MLB ump Dale Scott retires rather than risk more concussions

As a big league umpire, Dale Scott saw maybe 1 million pitches from the field. Rather than risk yet another concussion, Scott has decided to retire at 58. The veteran crew chief missed nearly the entire 2017 season after a foul ball off the bat of Ba…

Durant leads short-handed Warriors past Portland 111-104

Golden State returned from a dominant road trip that might help shape its season and showed once more how important depth is to its success. Kevin Durant had 28 points, nine rebounds, five assists and three blocked shots, leading the short-handed Warr…

Highlights of Monday’s NBA games

(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of National Basketball Association games on Monday: Rockets 130, Pelicans 123 Chris Paul and James Harden came alive late, and the Houston Rockets erased a 13-point, third-quarter deficit and extended their winning str…

Highlights of Monday’s NHL games

(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of National Hockey League games on Monday: Islanders 3, Capitals 1 Andrew Ladd and John Tavares scored less than a minute apart early in the second period as the New York Islanders snapped a three-game losing streak …

‘Arrogance’ fuels Drake to second straight 100-yard rushing day

Kenyan Drake, once a backup’s backup, is now unquestionably the Dolphins’ featured back. Damien Williams might be back from a separated shoulder this week, but good luck getting Drake out of the starting lineup. He has been Miami’s most effective runner in 2017, a list that includes Jay Ajayi

Howard’s 23 points lead Hornets past Thunder

The Charlotte Hornets finally won a road game. Dwight Howard scored 23 points to help the Charlotte Hornets beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 116-103 on Monday night. "There are two ways you can go when you have a slow start," Howard said.

Durant leads short-handed Warriors past Portland 111-104

OAKLAND, Calif. Golden State returned from a dominant road trip that might help shape its season and showed once more how important depth is to its success. Kevin Durant had 28 points, nine rebounds, five assists and three blocked shots, leading the sh…

Stock Watch: Brady’s passing game loses its way in Miami

Tom Brady was hoping to pull to .500 career record in Miami on Monday night. But yet again he and the Patriots (10-3) struggled at Hard Rock Stadium on the way to a stunning 27-20 loss to the Dolphins (6-7) that snapped a New England eight-game winning…