Gray, red foxes and coyotes: Know your coastal canids

Red foxes and gray foxes are common in North Carolina today, but the gray fox is the state’s only native fox species. Red foxes were brought here from Europe by fox hunters in the early 1700s. Even though storytellers and writers have depicted the red fox as cunning, intelligent and shrewd, the gray fox appears to be winning the survival contest in areas where coyotes have expanded in recent years.
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Darren Stevens: Kent's T20 Blast veteran still hungry for more silverware at 45

Darren Stevens might be 45 - and he might just have won his first trophy with Kent in 14 years - but the veteran all-rounder insists he is still hungry for more silverware. "I've got no interest in stopping," said Stevens after playing a key part in helping Kent beat Sussex, and then Somerset, to win the T20 Blast.
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​Brighton boss Potter credits supporters after Leicester victory

Brighton head coach Graham Potter believes the club's supporters played a key role in their win over Leicester City. The Albion were somewhat fortuitous to come away with all three points, after the Foxes had several chances to equalise in the second half. Potter, whose side were typically on the...

Brighton vs Leicester final score: Seagulls hold off Foxes

Brighton vs Leicester was a topsy-turvy clash at the Amex, as the Seagulls held on for another tight win. Neal Maupay and Danny Welbeck had them cruising with a goal either side of half time, but Jamie Vardy pulled a goal back as Leicester went so close to grabbing a point late on.

Cumberland Lodge possibility for Solid Stone

Solid Stone could step up to a mile and a half for the Cumberland Lodge Stakes at Ascot following his battling victory at Newbury on Saturday. Connections of the Sir Michael Stoute-trained five-year-old will consider the Group Three contest on October 2 after he knuckled down well to outpoint Foxes Tale by a neck, having made most of the running.

The Media Review: Leicester City

The i Paper’s intro to its report of Albion's 2-1 victory over Leicester City on Sunday summed up the positives from their afternoon's work. “Brighton had to work hard and survive scares yesterday but by the final whistle they had their fourth victory in five Premier League games and had consolidated their best-ever top-flight start to a season. They were in a Champions League place in the early table and had made more club history with their first Premier League victory over Leicester City in nine attempts.”

Everything Rodgers is getting wrong at Leicester

The regular hit and trials are not cracking the tactical code for Brendan Rodgers‘ Leicester City. Answers to the piling questions need sorting soon. Several inconsistencies in the Foxes’ performances against Brighton & Hove Albion need to be analyzed critically. But before we get to that, let us address the elephant in the room. There is no denying the obvious that several objectionable decisions taken by the officials handed out the undeserving loss to Brendan Rodgers’ side today.

Brighton 2-1 Leicester City: Foxes player ratings

(Note – 7 indicates an acceptable performance) Not much that Kasper could do with either goal as he was beaten by a penalty and a well-placed header. He also made a few standard saves as Brighton never truly put the Leicester goal under any severe pressure. Ricardo Pereira – 7.

Brighton 2-1 Leicester: Seagulls soar to victory to continue their fine start to the season as Foxes fall to their third defeat in five games after having two goals disallowed for offside

The question used to nose on what Brighton might achieve if they ever finished what they started. Now they have acquired that useful knack of converting their chances, it is morphing into one of where it might end. Not so much in terms of football's grander prizes, but more in...

Brighton 2-1 Leicester: Potter is a wizard

Brighton continued their fantastic start to the season with a 2-1 win over mid-table Leicester. © PA Images Danny-Welbeck-celebrates-with-Solly-March. Graham Potter oversaw just nine Premier League wins last campaign – four at home – but added Leicester to a list of 2021/22 scalps already including Burnley, Watford and Brentford. After...