by | March 30, 2018 | 06:39

But coach Darren Lehmann will be keeping his job after officials concluded the plot was confined the captain , vice-captain and Bancroft . The on-field umpires Nigel Llong and Richard Illingworth were then seen speaking with Bancroft, though they did not choose to change the ball or penalise the Australians five runs - the statutory on-field penalty for illegally changing the condition of the ball.

by | March 30, 2018 | 06:37

The Football Association did ask FIFA to replace him with another official but it rejected the request. But his money-spinning move to Saudi Arabia left no English referees on FIFA's World Cup list for the first time since before the second world war.

by | March 30, 2018 | 06:33

Smith, 28, as well as Bancroft , 25, have actually likewise been put on hold from captaining Australia for at least the following two years . " David Warner will not be considered for team leadership positions in the future". "To all of my teammates, to fans of cricket all over the world and to all Australians who are disappointed and angry, I'm sorry. I'm sorry and I'm absolutely devastated." .

by | March 30, 2018 | 06:36

He's very positive and he is doing very well. "Every day he is improving". "We need to assess him". 'I can not say no, but I can not say yes. "We are positive about his recovery and we are happy". "Of course, there are still a lot of games to play". But for sure it will be a very tough game. Pochettino said: "It is always a massive game, because it is a London derby".

by | March 30, 2018 | 06:29

The Naismith Basketball #Hall of Fame has announced their selections for the Class of 2018 . Kidd and Stockton rank second and third in career assists behind only fellow Hall of Famer John Stockton. The trio will be joined by Maurice Cheeks . And Cheeks won the NBA Championship in 1983 with the Philadelphia 76ers during his 16-year playing career , but is also known for coaching the 76ers, Portland Trail Blazers and Detroit Pistons in the 2000s and 2010s.

by | March 30, 2018 | 06:20

Australian Open runner-up Cilic exited in the last-16 after succumbing to John Isner but fourth seed Alexander Zverev advanced by beating Nick Kyrgios. "Not only for me but also for all the Spanish players it's an incredible chance to connect with a great player like him", Carreno Busta said . Raonic, seeded 20th, had 12 aces and didn't face a single break point while converting three of eight break points, including one to clinch the victory.

by | March 30, 2018 | 06:23

FA Cup success in 2017 had helped to keep Arsene Wenger in a job heading into the current campaign, while Alexandre Lacazette was acquired in a club-record transfer last summer. Wenger's right-hand man was then asked about the Gunners boss and he replied: "I admire him immensely". He takes an terrible lot of stick off a lot of people and he's just one of the great managers.

by | March 30, 2018 | 06:18

Southgate doesn't have the luxury of that time, but signs are good for the World Cup this summer. Lorenzo Insigne's late penalty pegged back England after the video assistant referee asked referee Deniz Aytekin to perform an on-field review following debutant James Tarkowski's challenge on Azzurri substitute Federico Chiesa.

by | March 30, 2018 | 06:14

They have the No. 3 pick behind Cleveland and the New York Giants. Hill made some nice stops in the Senior Bowl practices and that should get the scouts attention. "But it's not going to be a case where the Jets need that" readiness. Smith, who had a tremendous showing at last month's NFL Combine , is widely projected in the second round.

by | March 30, 2018 | 06:09

Lionel Messi and other Barcelona stars reportedly want the club to sign Liverpool star Mohamed Salah rather than Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann. The 25-year-old Brazil global has made 37 appearances in all competitions for Roma this term, helping the Italian side earn a Champions League quarter-final showdown against Barcelona.

by | March 30, 2018 | 06:04

Australian captain Steve Smith (r) and Cameron Bancroft chat to the umpires over ball tampering allegations. However, a fresh footage that emerged on Monday from the recent Ashes series suggests otherwise. The tampering conspiracy has been widely condemned, including by Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Tunbull, and both Smith and vice-captain David Warner agreed to stand down from their roles for the rest of the match while Cricket Australia investigate the incident.

by | March 30, 2018 | 04:46

Stanton offered his version of a curtain call with a towering solo shot in the top of the ninth. "We feel like he's a really good player", Boone said. "Now it's actually time for me to go out there and just try to be the best pitcher that I can possibly be". "CT and MRI exams showed no structural damage, but he returned to NY for further evaluation, leading to the broken spur diagnosis".

by | March 30, 2018 | 04:43

Kansas (31-7) has a knack for consistently creating good shots over 40 minutes. But they have just one ring to show for it, which they just happened to win the last time San Antonio's Alamodome hosted the event a decade ago. All resulting in a Final Four trip and a date with Villanova on Saturday night. After an upset-filled first round, the second round exhibited just what we imagined: that any team could fall.

by | March 30, 2018 | 04:43

Mets great Rusty Staub passed away at 73 on Thursday, March 29, 2018. He had spent the past two months in the hospital after being admitted with pneumonia, dehydration and an infection. The red-haired star finished out his 23-year career by returning to Montreal in 1979, moving to Texas for one year in '80, and then enjoying five more campaigns with the Mets before retiring after the 1985 season.

by | March 30, 2018 | 04:36

Embiid, a 2018 All-Star, went to the locker room in the second quarter of Philadelphia's game against the Knicks after the nasty collision. He posted on Instagram from an apparent hospital bed. "All I can do is pray for him". The Sixers last made the playoffs in the 2011-12 season, which was shortened to 66 games by a lockout. Philadelphia now holds the fourth-seed in the Eastern Conference.

by | March 29, 2018 | 09:23

Manchester United are prepared to offer Bayern Munich midfielder Arturo Vidal a four-year contract worth £240,000 a week, according to reports in Chile. But speaking last month, Vidal insisted he was not ready to leave Bayern. The Red Devils would have competition in case Vidal were to be available, as both Chelsea and Inter Milan are also interested in the former Juventus star.

by | March 29, 2018 | 06:41

Sure, there's plenty of the expected with 1-seed Villanova making it to San Antonio in pursuit of the program's second title in three seasons. MI followed up its last Final Four appearance by going to the Elite Eight in 2014. Their quickness is what helps remain a threat among some of the top defenses, and their 60 percent of shots made inside the arc is something not to be taken lightly.

by | March 29, 2018 | 06:16

According to, Perez hurt himself while lifting a suitcase and will miss the next four-to-six weeks. Ned Yost says he does not think surgery will be necessary and Salvy says he's in pain. He said an ideal workload for him would be 140 games or more. Perez, who hit.350 with six homers and 11 RBIs during the offseason, will likely be replaced behind the plate with Drew Butera .

by | March 29, 2018 | 06:01

Once he reached 10 points against the Hornets, James tied Michael Jordan for the most consecutive games scoring in double digits. After winning four MVP trophies in five years between the 2008-09 and 2012-13 seasons, James is desperate to reclaim the award.

by | March 29, 2018 | 05:43

Further, he was also charged for directing Bancroft to hide the incriminating evidence, which in this case was the yellow-coloured sandpaper tape, in his pants rather than informing the officials about it. Their opposing captain in this series, South Africa's Faf du Plessis, has been charged with the offence twice, and opening bowler Vernon Philander once.

by | March 29, 2018 | 05:36

The tweet was later deleted but not before it was picked up by Krygios' Twitter followers. The ugly drama turned into a cold handshake at the net after Verdasco rallied from a break down in the third set, and a 0-3 deficit in the third set tie-break to oust the young Australian.

by | March 29, 2018 | 04:48

Tonight, the Dodgers host the Angels in the final tune-up of the season before 162 games in a row that matter. Right-handed pitcher and designated hitter Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels is a 23-year-old trying to become the first player in almost 100 years to play regularly as a pitcher and hitter, but he had mixed results during spring training.

by | March 29, 2018 | 03:53

With the regular season winding down, attention soon will turn to Thomas' potential future with the team. He opted not to have surgery for that injury, instead deciding to use only rehab to heal his hip. "He was in here every day doing his thing". "He has been a really good leader for us", Lakers forward Brandon Ingram added. Walton indicated that the Lakers were open to bringing back Thomas , who is set to hit free agency this summer.

by | March 29, 2018 | 02:44

Though the 2018 NCAA Tournament produced the biggest upset in the history of the event along with a seemingly endless string of wild finishes and unexpected results, the Final Four will look very much like it has over the last handful of seasons.

by | March 29, 2018 | 02:35

In case Cricket Australia has a clause in their contracts that gives them right to cancel the duo's NOC for private leagues based on disrepute caused during worldwide matches, then BCCI won't even come into question. A few days earlier, Steve Smith had stood down from captaincy duties of Rajasthan Royals and had been replaced with Ajinkya Rahane. Warner has led SRH in 45 matches out of which he has won 26 and lost 19.

by | March 29, 2018 | 02:19

During the first five minutes of the final quarter, Cleveland cut the margin to 11 at 80-69, but then watched Miami run off seven straight points to spark a 14-4 surge that put the game to bed. That's when team doctors will determine whether or not he needs to enter concussion protocol or not. Heat: Spoelstra was back with the team, two days after he and his wife Nikki's first child - Santiago Ray Spoelstra - was born.

by | March 29, 2018 | 01:50

After being drafted in the second round by the Redskins in 2016, and sitting out the entire 2017-18 season, Su'a Cravens and the 'Skins are moving on from each other. The Broncos , two years removed from a Super Bowl, finished the year at the bottom of the AFC West, while the Redskins finished third in the NFC East.

by | March 28, 2018 | 16:45

No one knew about the plan other than these three. The cricketers have seven days to appeal against the bans imposed on them. The images were shown on the big screen in Cape Town and the Australian players were booed by the crowd; Smith and Bancroft held a press conference after play to explain their actions.

by | March 28, 2018 | 16:17

Sanctions for those three will be announced once the internal investigation is complete in the next 24 hours, but Lehmann walked away unpunished. With Smith and Warner sent home, Tim Paine will lead the side for the fourth Test. "What I did has lived with me ever since and it will be the same for Smith and Bancroft". It is a heavy price to pay for the players, especially Smith, the world's number one ranked Test batsman who will now lose a year of his career.

by | March 28, 2018 | 15:29

Judge Smyth directed the jury to find him not guilty. In total, 30 witnesses gave evidence, including 10 police officers, the four defendants, the alleged victim and the taxi driver who drove her home on the night in question. Referencing text and WhatsApp exchanges, Ms Smyth said jurors must consider all of the messages that have been sent by all of the young people in the case.

by | March 28, 2018 | 09:44

Shabani, 25, was last seen in Hollywood on February 23, but the Los Angeles Police Department said at a news conference Tuesday that human remains, believed to be the missing woman's, were found in the Spenceville Wildlife Area in Nevada County, almost 60 miles north of Sacramento.

by | March 28, 2018 | 08:36

Brisbane's The Courier Mail ran a front-page story titled "Stench lingers as Sutherland forces world to wait" and in their sports pages was a comment piece that argued that the Australian cricket team "cannot expect the public to buy their assertion that Darren Lehmann and others new nothing of the ball tampering plan if they're not prepared to give a warts and all account of how and why that is the case".

by | March 28, 2018 | 07:43

Earlier, the Patriots were eyeing to sign Martellus Bennett as insurance in case Gronkowski retires, but the former made a decision to retire. Hoyer's presence also gives the Pats the luxury of seeking out a developmental prospect, someone they could view with more long-term value if given additional time to grow in the system.

by | March 28, 2018 | 07:34

Russian Federation hit back in the 68th when Fyodor Smolov tapped home a deep cross from substitute right-back Igor Smolnikov - a rare moment of class from Russian Federation - but Mbappe scored again 15 minutes later to illustrate the gulf between the teams.

by | March 28, 2018 | 06:44

I lost the ball three times, I didn't think I was going to play until the end of the season after he killed me in the dressing-room. Sometimes you read you might not be in the squad and I think "OK then, cool, we'll see about that". "The players that are there, if we get behind them and give them love you wouldn't know how much that would help them and boost their confidence". Sterling certainly appears a lot more at ease with himself these days.