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England legend Freddie Flintoff reveals why he would ditch players shouting Howzat! in cricket

England legend Freddie Flintoff reveals why he would ditch players shouting Howzat! in cricket

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Freddie Flintoff would get rid of players shouting Howzat! if he was allowed to change anything about cricket. The England legend took 226 Test wickets and was more than accustomed to a passionate appeal to the umpire – or ‘begging’, as Fred put it! AFP - Getty Freddie Flintoff would do away with cricketers shouting Howzat! He was asked on Monday’s talkSPORT Breakfast to reveal the one thing he would change about the game and he picked how players appeal. Flintoff said: “One rule with cricket? I would make it compulsory for everyone around the world. It’s a compulsory sport in schools and everywhere. “I would stop shouting ‘Howzat!’, because I don’t know what it means. What is it? Why do you turn around as grown men, shout at a bloke with a long
Boxing legend Mike Tyson once tried to fight NBA icon Michael Jordan at boozy dinner, ex-manager reveals – ‘He looked like he’d seen a ghost’

Boxing legend Mike Tyson once tried to fight NBA icon Michael Jordan at boozy dinner, ex-manager reveals – ‘He looked like he’d seen a ghost’

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Mike Tyson’s ex-manager has revealed details of a run-in between the boxing legend and NBA icon Michael Jordan at a dinner in 1988. Both sporting heroes have dominated the news in recent weeks, with Tyson announcing a return to the ring for charity and Jordan at the centre of popular Netflix docuseries ‘The Last Dance’. Getty Tyson and Jordan were two of the biggest names in sport in the late eighties Back in the eighties, the two Americans were at the top of their game, but despite being the undisputed and undefeated heavyweight champion of the world, Tyson was also battling with inner demons. His violent marriage to Robin Givens, and their subsequent divorce, caused Tyson’s personal life to eventually spiral out of control. Jordan briefly dated Giv

Sports news LIVE: Premier League clubs target May 18 return to training, Eddie Hearn plots six-week boxing marathon, tributes to Leeds legend Norman Hunter

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]We will bring you all the latest sports news, views and updates on how the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect the sporting calendar. Headlines: Premier League says objective remains to finish season but no official deadline set for end of 2019/20 campaign Leeds United and England legend Norman Hunter has died from coronavirus at the […] talkSPORT

Sports news LIVE: Premier League clubs committed to ending season, tributes to Leeds legend Norman Hunter, Arsenal stars agree pay cuts

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]We will bring you all the latest sports news, views and updates on how the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect the sporting calendar. Headlines: Premier League says objective remains to finish season but no deadline set for end of 2019/20 campaign Leeds United and England legend Norman Hunter has died from coronavirus at the age […] talkSPORT
Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand says he was ‘embarrassed’ after Barcelona star Lionel Messi ‘took liberties’ in 2011 Champions League final

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand says he was ‘embarrassed’ after Barcelona star Lionel Messi ‘took liberties’ in 2011 Champions League final

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Rio Ferdinand has admitted he was ’embarrassed’ after Manchester United were beaten by Barcelona in the 2011 Champions League final.The Red Devils lost 3-1, with Lionel Messi scoring, as Pep Guardiola’s side lifted a fourth European Cup at Wembley. Getty Images - Getty Lionel Messi terrorised Manchester United’s backline at Wembley Wayne Rooney had equalised for United after Pedro had given the Spanish giants an early lead, but they were ultimately undone by Messi’s magic. Recounting the game, Ferdinand told Copa90: “Barca gave us an absolute lesson at Wembley, “I was standing there watching them lift the trophy and me, Giggsy [Ryan Giggs] and Scholesy [Paul Scholes] were standing together with our hands over our mouths and I said, ‘I feel embarrassed lads