Sport


Emotional Darren Lehmann to step down as Australian coach after fourth test Emotional Darren Lehmann to step down as Australian coach after fourth test
- March 29, 2018

The opening batsman addressed the media at the WACA, Perth and added that he feels like he has let everyone down in Australia. He also admitted to lying to reporters by saying after he was caught that he used a piece of yellow tape covered in dirt to tamper, not sandpaper. (more...)
Darren Lehmann steps down as coach after ball-tampering scandal Darren Lehmann steps down as coach after ball-tampering scandal
- March 29, 2018

Failing to put a stop to vice-captain David Warner's plan to cheat has threatened to destroy Smith's career. Vice-captain David Warner was also banned for a year while opening batsman Bancroft was suspended for nine months. Australia cricket coach Darren Lehmann announced Thursday he would quit after the fourth and final test against South Africa, citing the emotional stress of the ball-tampering scandal. (more...)
MI basketball fans celebrate as Final Four team heads to San Antonio MI basketball fans celebrate as Final Four team heads to San Antonio
- March 29, 2018

So how did these four schools get to this point? The defense, which shut down first West Virginia, then Texas Tech in critical stretches will do the same against Kansas , followed by either Loyola or MI. Now the Final Four is set and a National Champion will be named next Monday night. Five Ramblers (including Custer) average at least 10 points per game. (more...)
Jim Kelly undergoes surgery to remove oral cancer, reconstruct jaw Jim Kelly undergoes surgery to remove oral cancer, reconstruct jaw
- March 29, 2018

Doctors completed a complicated 12-hour surgery Wednesday night in NY to remove oral cancer and reconstruct the upper jaw of Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly . Earlier in March, Jim Kelly announced that his oral cancer was back yet again. "As our family has faced many trials and triumphs throughout the years, you have blessed us with your prayers". (more...)
Detroit Tigers home opener postponed until Friday Detroit Tigers home opener postponed until Friday
- March 29, 2018

Detroit (-155) is favored against Pittsburgh (+135) and oddsmakers have put the Over/Under for this afternoon's game at 10 runs (+105 for the over and -125 for the under). If you can't make to Comerica Park Friday, the game will be televised on Fox Sports Detroit . For those downtown who are at the watch party at Little Caesar's Arena's Chevrolet Plaza, the concourse will stay open until 11 a.m. (more...)
United States 1-0 Paraguay: Wood converts for USMNT (1:50) United States 1-0 Paraguay: Wood converts for USMNT (1:50)
- March 29, 2018

Sarachan has given three players debuts in each game since taking over for Bruce Arena, who quit in November after the United States failed to qualify for the World Cup. And the US opened the scoring just before halftime when Bobby Wood calmly dispatched a spot kick after Tyler Adams had been tripped up by Paraguay keeper Gatito Fernandez as he broke in on goal from a Marky Delgado through ball. (more...)
Lazio fall for 2-million euro hacking scam Lazio fall for 2-million euro hacking scam
- March 29, 2018

The Serie A club meant to pay Feyenoord the last transfer fee installment for Dutch defender de Vrij, who signed for Lazio in 2014 after impressing in the World Cup that year in Brazil. Il Tempo say the prosecutor investigating the case has tracked the payment to a bank account in the Netherlands, which is not affiliated with Feyenoord. (more...)
Lehmann fears for disgraced players' health after scandal Lehmann fears for disgraced players' health after scandal
- March 29, 2018

I base this on what has been said in the group. I am absolutely gutted. "Yesterday, as I said, like all Australians we are extremely disappointed, and as a team we know that so many people have been let down, and for that we are truly sorry". (more...)
Argentina should thank God for Messi - Costa Argentina should thank God for Messi - Costa
- March 29, 2018

Isco netted his first in the 27th minute to put Spain 2-0 up, the Real Madrid man sweeping home from 12 yards following delightful work by Asensio. He and Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero were both injured in the collision, and though Costa was able to continue, the Manchester United stopper had to be replaced by Willy Caballero minutes after conceding the opener. (more...)
Darren Lehmann announces his resignation as Australian coach
- March 29, 2018

Lehmann said one of his proudest moments as coach of Australia was the manner in which they dealt with the death of Philip Hughes. "That was the toughest thing I've ever had to do". He declined to say whether he felt his ban was too harsh or whether he planned to appeal, only that he respected the process and "I will work with my manager and we'll move forward with that". (more...)
David Warner apologises for Australia ball-tampering involvement
- March 29, 2018

Cricket Australia said Bancroft had attempted to "artificially alter the condition of the ball using sandpaper", with the aim being to generate more swing for Australia's bowlers. He added: "It's been a wonderful experience coaching the Australian cricket team". Cricket Australia's Test naming rights sponsor has torn up its deal as player sponsors also jump ship in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal. (more...)
Smith and Warner banned for 12 months by cricket Australia Smith and Warner banned for 12 months by cricket Australia
- March 29, 2018

He, along with captain Steve Smith , have been banned from worldwide and domestic cricket for 12 months, while Bancroft was also sanctioned for his role by Cricket Australia . I panicked in that situation and I'm very sorry", he said. "Around the world, ball-tampering is considered cheating. It's not acceptable", he said. (more...)
Mets icon Rusty Staub dead at 73 Mets icon Rusty Staub dead at 73
- March 29, 2018

The Daily News reports he faced several health issued over the years, and died of multiple organ failure after being admitted to the hospital with pneumonia, dehydration and an infection. Staub racked up almost 300 home runs and more than 2,700 hits during his long career. In addition, he is the only major leaguer in history to achieve 500 hits with four different teams, and, along with Ty Cobb, Alex Rodriguez and Gary Sheffield, one of only four players in history to hit home runs in the ... (more...)
[ALERT] Steve Smith: Ball tampering was an error of my leadership [ALERT] Steve Smith: Ball tampering was an error of my leadership
- March 29, 2018

I just want to say sorry for the pain I've brought to the Australian fans and public. Steve Smith and David Warner have lost their IPL contracts as well. Key takeaways from Cricket Australia's sanctions "I don't blame anyone", said a teary-eyed Smith. A distraught Smith, 28, his father Peter's hand on his shoulder for reassurance during his statement, said he took full responsibility for what happened, and was "absolutely gutted". (more...)
Stoke boss tells Ibrahim Afellay to stay away from the club Stoke boss tells Ibrahim Afellay to stay away from the club
- March 29, 2018

As per John Percy from The Telegraph , manager Paul Lambert has told the 31-year old to stay away from the club for their remaining seven games. Afellay has made just six appearances (totalling 163 minutes) for the Potters and a grand total of none since Lambert took over from Mark Hughes in January. (more...)
Greek football club owner punished for invading pitch with a gun Greek football club owner punished for invading pitch with a gun
- March 29, 2018

PAOK said they would appeal the ruling. Also on Thursday, the monitoring committee of global football body FIFA recommended the immediate suspension of Greece's football federation, according to a letter leaked to Greek media. "Deputy Culture and Sports Minister George Vassiliadis, taking into account the unanimous decision of the Superleague's board of directors on the acceptance of the commitments requested relative to the amendment of disciplinary rules, and with an eye to football's ... (more...)
Darren Lehmann resigns as Australia coach Darren Lehmann resigns as Australia coach
- March 29, 2018

Smith was unable to complete his news conference at Sydney Airport and was ushered out of the room after a short display of raw emotion during which he repeatedly apologised for his misjudgement. "They are young men and I hope people will give them a second chance". Bancroft, maybe because of his place as an impressionable newcomer in the team, received a nine-month ban from global and provincial cricket. (more...)
Andy Murray making progress in comeback from hip surgery Andy Murray making progress in comeback from hip surgery
- March 29, 2018

The three-time grand slam champion has not played competitively since exiting Wimbledon at the quarter-final stage last July, and he has since lost his British No 1 ranking to Kyle Edmund . Murray, 30, has been suffering from hip problems for some time and pulled out of the Australian Open at the beginning of the year in order to focus on making a full recovery, per Ben Burrows of The Independent. (more...)
France honours police officer who gave his life in terror siege
- March 29, 2018

A national day of mourning has been held in France to honour the police officer who was killed after he took the place of a woman hostage during an attack on a supermarket near the southern city of Carcassonne . France is also facing a form of "underground Islamism" that "corrupts on a daily basis", he said, blasting it as "an insidious enemy which requires renewed vigilance and civic-mindedness from every citizen". (more...)
England register second T20 defeat with loss to India England register second T20 defeat with loss to India
- March 29, 2018

Riding high on an excellent Women's World Cup, which happened in England previous year, Smriti has followed it with a string of clinical performances making her one of the first names on the team sheet. After the loss of her opening partner Amy Jones, Wyatt took England past 50 in no time before falling to a spectacular caught and bowled off Deepti Sharma. (more...)
Karl-Anthony Towns' career night helps Wolves keep pace in playoff race Karl-Anthony Towns' career night helps Wolves keep pace in playoff race
- March 29, 2018

Kevin Love and Corey Brewer held the record before that at 51 points. The performance couldn't have come at a more crucial time for his team. On that night he shot 15-for-22 from the field and 17-for-20 from the free throw line but did not make a three. (more...)
Dirk Nowitzki Plans On Returning to Mavericks for 21st Season
- March 29, 2018

Now that the Los Angeles Lakers are officially eliminated from postseason play, they'll try to wrap up the final two weeks on a positive note. After beginning the month with an impressive 5-2 record, the Lakers have lost five of their last six games - the latest defeat coming against the Detroit Pistons on Monday (Tuesday AEDT). (more...)
Ball-tampering scandal: Tearful Steve Smith admits captaincy failure in South Africa Ball-tampering scandal: Tearful Steve Smith admits captaincy failure in South Africa
- March 29, 2018

It's a stain on the game and the sport we all love and I have loved since I was a boy. IST: Smith: To all of my teammates, to fans of cricket all over the world and to all Australians who are disappointed and angry. Both Smith and Warner had already stepped down as captains of their respective Indian Premier League (IPL) teams and after this latest sanction by Cricket Australia, the BCCI have sprung into action and banned the disgraced duo from the cash-rich league altogether. (more...)
Zlatan doctor suggests he left due to United's CL failure Zlatan doctor suggests he left due to United's CL failure
- March 29, 2018

News broke on Thursday saying Ibrahimovic had played his last game for Manchester United, and that he was heading to Los Angeles to play for LA Galaxy . "He and the coach get along well". The Swede confounded his critics during his opening campaign by netting 28 goals, playing a big part in Man United's triumphs in the League Cup and Europa League, before suffering a severe knee ligament injury in April. (more...)
Late shot pushes Celtics over Jazz Late shot pushes Celtics over Jazz
- March 29, 2018

Here are the Stars, Studs and Duds from Boston's 97-94 win over the Utah Jazz capped off by Brown's game-winning shot. They'd start off the second with an 8-0 run to tie things up at 28 just four minutes in. Crowder finished with 16 points on 7-for-14 shooting. Terry Rozier chipped in 13 points. Ricky Rubio tallied 14 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds, and Jae Crowder added 16 points off the bench. (more...)

« previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 next »