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Faf du Plessis feels sorry for Steve Smith's one-year ban

As expected, the questions directed at him were less to do with the game at hand and more to do with the ball-tampering row. There will hopefully be some posi...


Greg Holland Signs With the St. Louis Cardinals

With Jordan Hicks making the 40-man roster and Alex Reyes due back before the All-Star break, the one glaring weakness of the St. Louis Cardinals may now be...


San Antonio Spurs vs Oklahoma City Thunder - 5 Talking Points

The Thunder are fifth with an identical record and sit a half-game ahead of the New Orleans Pelicans. Aldridge scored 21 of his 25 points in the first half, a...


Trump talks to Pentagon about funding border wall

Pentagon spokesman Chris Sherwood referred questions on the wall to the White House, where spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said she was "not going to get i...


Sloane Stephens rallies to beat Victoria Azarenka, reaches Miami final — WTA Miami

The US Open champion moved into the world's top 10 with her win over Angelique Kerber in the quarter-finals and repeated the feat of beating a former world No...


Kevin Durant: Ejected in return from six-game absence

The former MVP scored 10 points in his 14 first-half minutes, but the length and physicality of Giannis Antetokounmpo , along with the Bucks constantly throw...


ICC move to protect the spirit of cricket

However, Cricket Australia went on to hand bigger punishments when they announced year-long bans for Smith and Warner. A series of ugly incidents, culminati...


Injured Mitchell Starc ruled out of IPL

Confirming the news, Cricket Australia (CA) took to their Twitter handle and wrote that the left-armer has sustained a "tibial bone stress in his right leg" and...


French bulldog is New York City's most popular breed, AKC says

For the 27th straight year, the Labrador retriever was named the most popular dog breed by the American Kennel Club . The Lab's popularity spreads across...


Bullard track and field prowls at Doug Jordan Relays

Also teaming up for the Lady Panthers were Allison, Barber, Walker, and McKeethan, securing a fifth place finish in the 4X200 meter relay with a time of 1:54....


MGM Offering FULL Refunds As Canelo-GGG Will Likely Be Canceled

Given that Alvarez is now suspended in Nevada, albeit temporarily, he is ineligible to fight anywhere in the USA until the situation is resolved. The normal s...


Darren Lehmann steps down as Australia coach over ball-tampering scandal

Lehmann, who was contracted until the end of the 2019 Ashes, has led Australia for nearly five years, having succeeded Mickey Arthur as coach just weeks befor...


Indian Contingent Arrives in Australia for 2018 Commonwealth Games

Earlier, Sushil's name was surprisingly missing from the list of entry released by the tournament organisers on the official website, just five days ahead of th...


Penn State Wins NIT Championship

Public Enemy rapper Flavor Flav rooted on the Nittany Lions from the MSG stands. Penn State football coach James Franklin , who led the program to a Pinstri...


Injuries, suspensions and line-up vs Crystal Palace

After a couple of weeks of the worldwide break, Jurgen Klopp's men will be back in action this weekend as they start the next round of the Premier League in...


Hulk Hogan On His WWE Future, New WWE Statement On Hogan

Hogan, who was upset with his daughter Brooke dating a black man, used the n-word several times in the tape and said, "I guess we're all a little racist". Maybe...


Australian rugby sevens captain James Stannard fractures skull after 'punch by Briton'

New South Wales Police charged a 22-year-old British man over the alleged incident, which happened outside a kebab shop on Coogee Bay Road in Coogee about 3.10a...


Jonny Bairstow and Mark Wood save England on Day 1 — Twitter Reaction

Batsman James Vince was restored to the side, fast bowler Mark Wood replaced Woakes and left-arm spinner Jack Leach will make his test debut. The changes me...


Angels' Ohtani to DH, bat 8th in Major League Baseball debut

Scioscia's announcement coincided with official word that Ohtani had made the club out of spring training. Ohtani said nerves were not an issue on opening day...


Cleveland Indians receive no World Series love in SI MLB preview

April 6 when Kansas City visits Progressive Field. With the offensive firepower they have and a improved relief pitching staff, on paper it looks like Chicago...


Australia coach Lehmann to quit after South Africa test

The sporting body found Warner hatched the plot to roughen up the ball using sandpaper, and then instructed junior player Cameron Bancroft to carry it out. Fo...


Ibrahimovic given hero's welcome on LA arrival

Galaxy fans serenaded Ibrahimovic with a song outside a private terminal after he exited a black van to greet them and sign autographs. Ibrahimovic could make...


Cubs' Ian Happ homers on first pitch of season

James Shields will take the mound as the Sox starting pitcher. Lester, halfway through his six-year, $155 million free agent contract, has been durable and ef...


White Sox belt six opening-day homers, crush Royals 14-7

Davidson added a three-run shot in the eighth to make it a 10-run game.Neither Davidson nor Anderson had hit two homers in a game before Thursday, but they beca...


Miami Hurricanes alum Alex Cora loses Red Sox managerial debut

Kelly walked a trio while allowing an RBI double, only recording one out before he loaded the bases and forced Carson Smith to try and clean up the inning. Hect...


Tearful Australia coach Lehmann quits over cheat scandal

The International Cricket Council (ICC) had initially handed a one-match suspension and fined 100 percent of his match fee to Smith for his leadership role in b...


Australia coach Lehmann to resign after South Africa Test

The players' actions - which Cricket Australia said breached article 2.3.5 of its code of conduct because they were contrary to the spirit of the game and broug...


David Warner loses LG Sponsorship After Being Banned by Cricket Australia

Former Australian captain Steve Smith broke down repeatedly while addressing the media in Sydney on Thursday, following his one-year ban for being one of th...


LeBron James' Emphatic Oop That Ties Michael Jordan Record

James' streak extends back to January 5, 2007, when he scored eight points on 3-for-13 shooting in a Cavs win over the Milwaukee Bucks , his last game in whi...


Pressure not only on Tottenham but on Chelsea also, Pochettino says

We need to assess him in the next few days. "He's very positive and he is doing very well". "There is still a lot of games to play, but always it's importan...


Messi fitness a concern ahead of Sevilla trip

He watched on from the stands as his side beat Italy 2-0 last Friday before witnessing Spain thrashed Argentina 6-1 on Tuesday evening, leading him to leave his...


Darren Lehmann steps down as Australian cricket coach

Whereas his South African predecessor asked players to provide written self-assessments, Lehmann was an insider who had come through the Australian ranks. "Th...


Kevin Love (loose tooth) leaves game at halftime

James kept up the scoring from there, totaling 35 points by the end of the third quarter, accounting for the 20th time in his career that he had scored 30 or mo...


Bills land dynamic defenders in Mel Kiper's third 2018 National Football League mock draft

Allen said he feels a little pressure to continue it but doesn't have a preference between either being a late-round selection or signing as a free agent. 6 ove...


Ball tampering saga: Darren Lehmann admits he, Australian cricket needs to change

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 repeated...


Warner speaks: 'Mistakes have been made'

Warner, 31, will not be considered for "any team leadership positions in the future", Cricket Australia said. "This has caused damage to the game as a whole...


Mourinho set to hold 'clear the air' talks with Man Utd players

The Sun quote a United source saying: " The staff are expecting Jose to address the entire squad today at Carrington ". United had just eight players not i...


Steve Nash, Grant Hill, Jason Kidd Among 2018 Hall of Fame Class

The announcement will formally take place during the Final Four weekend. Hill, who went to Duke, also spent time with the Orlando Magic, Phoenix Suns and Lo...


Mets legend Rusty Staub dead at 73

Rusty Staub, a six-time All-Star who helped the Mets reach the 1973 World Series, died Thursday - opening day for the 2018 Major League Baseball season - at the...


Federation Internationale de Football Association leaves countries using video review off WCup refs list

Other AFC assistant referees are from the Bahrain, the UAE and Japan. Felix Brych of Germany, who officiated last season's UEFA Champions League final match b...


Murray making progress in injury return

Murray , 30, posted pictures on Instagram in practice against British junior Aidan McHugh. The fact that he has chosen to share images of himself practising sug...


The seismic cricket fallout caused by scratching a ball

It was a failure of leadership", he said before breaking down in tears. Lehmann was initially given a vote of confidence from Cricket Australia, who said that...


Ball-tampering saga: Aussie skipper banned for 12 months

Cricket Australia said they had been suspended from "all global and domestic cricket" while opening batsman Cameron Bancroft was exiled for nine months over t...


David Warner Apologises For His Role In The Ball Tampering Scandal

Cricket Australia charged Smith with a breach of Article 2.3.5 of the CA Code of Conduct, that included five points, majorly revolving around hatching a plan to...


Ball-tampering scandal: David Warner apologises to cricket fans

I've been so priviledged and honoured to represent my country and captain the Australian cricket team", he said. In handing out their tough punishment, cric...


Ball-tampering scandal: Tearful Steve Smith admits captaincy failure in South Africa

Smith said as captain of the Australian team, "I take full responsibility". Taking all responsibilities, Smith told media: "I made a serious error of judgemen...


Smith breaks down in tampering presser

The Board for Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) have already banned Smith and Warner from this year's Indian Premier League. Steve Smith breaks down duri...


Warner apologizes for 'damaging' cricket

The announcement comes in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal that has resulted in Steve Smith , David Warner and Cameron Bancroft receiving lengthy ban...


Argentina debutant Meza angry after Spain humiliation

Nobody told Spain it was "just" an global friendly for Isco would extend their lead in the 52nd minute after Iago Aspas showed presence of mind to lay it ...


Real Madrid slap £88m price tag on Manchester United target Gareth Bale

United have been tracking winger Gareth Bale since before his 2013 move to Spain , which made him the world's most expensive player at the time . The repo...