• Darren Lehmann steps down as Australian cricket coach
Darren Lehmann steps down as Australian cricket coach

Arthur continued: 'I have been bitterly disappointed watching the Australian cricket team over the last few years. Smith and Warner , who have been sacked as captain and vice-captain respectively, were banned for 12 months, while opening batsman Bancroft was suspended for nine months.

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  • David Warner steps down as Sunrisers Hyderabad captain
David Warner steps down as Sunrisers Hyderabad captain

Indian Premier League franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad have confirmed Kane Williamson will replace David Warner as their captain for the 2018 season. Warner, having been stripped of his position as the vice-captain of the Australian national cricket team in the wake of the ball-tampering controversy, has chose to step down as the captain of Su...

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  • Mets icon Rusty Staub dead at 73
Mets icon Rusty Staub dead at 73

He had 3½ great seasons with the Detroit Tigers and batted.300 for the Texas Rangers in 1980. He was part of the 1973 "You Gotta Believe" National League champions who were in last place in late July and 12 games below.500 before Manager Yogi Berra rallied the troops to take the National League East with only 82 wins.

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  • Isco hints at Real Madrid unrest
Isco hints at Real Madrid unrest

Real Madrid have been undergoing a stop-start season despite being the reigning European and Spanish champions. The Express are also quoting reports from Spain as saying that Madrid are prepared to sell Bale for £87.5m this summer so a move to United looks to be on the cards.

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  • Clint Bowyer ends long winless drought and wins in Martinsville
Clint Bowyer ends long winless drought and wins in Martinsville

If he failed, it would be on him and him alone. Disappointing day: Defending STP 500 champion Brad Keselowski saw his streak of four straight top-five finishes at Martinsville snapped. Other than one lap under the caution, Bowyer led the field from that point on, eventually scoring the win by 1 second over runner-up Kyle Busch . The inconsis...

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  • Queensland Batsman Matthew Renshaw To Fly to South Africa
Queensland Batsman Matthew Renshaw To Fly to South Africa

Lehmann's possible role in the plot is under scrutiny as the head of the team, with Australian media asking hard questions over if he knew. Tim Paine will replace Smith as the captain of the Australian cricket team for the fourth Test against South Africa in Johannesburg.

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  • Pittsburgh hiring Duke assistant coach Jeff Capel
Pittsburgh hiring Duke assistant coach Jeff Capel

Duke associate head coach Jeff Capel III has agreed to be the next head coach of Pittsburgh, according to four sources close the basketball programs at Duke and Pitt. Capel has filled in for Krzyzewski at least once in each of the past three years, including a seven-game stint during the 2016-17 season while the Hall of Famer had surgery to have ...

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  • Saints cheerleader fired over Instagram photo files complaint claiming discrimination
Saints cheerleader fired over Instagram photo files complaint claiming discrimination

The image violated the Saints' rule banning cheerleaders from posing nude, seminude or in lingerie, the Times reports. "It's not fair that we've worked our whole lives to do this professional job ... Davis denied attending the party. Saintsations management told her she had a "dirty face" in the pictures, which invited attention from players,...

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  • LiAngelo Ball, LaVar's middle son, to declare for National Basketball Association draft
LiAngelo Ball, LaVar's middle son, to declare for National Basketball Association draft

Lonzo is averaging just over 10 points , seven assists and seven rebounds a game for the Lakers. When selected by the Lakers, people saw him as the future face of the team, with CEO Magic Johnson, who formerly played for the Lakers saying, "I expect the franchise to retire a #Ball jersey in the future" referring to how he expects Lonzo to be a s...

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  • LA Galaxy Announce Ibrahimovic Signing With LA Times Advert
LA Galaxy Announce Ibrahimovic Signing With LA Times Advert

Over the course of his illustrious career, Zlatan has netted over 450 goals for Sweden and a number of clubs, including United, Paris Saint-Germain, AC Milan , Barcelona , Inter Milan , Juventus , Ajax and Malmo. The charismatic goalscorer had not played for United this season since featuring in a 2-2 draw against Burnley on December 26. ...

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  • Chelsea crock Courtois struggling to make Spurs showdown
Chelsea crock Courtois struggling to make Spurs showdown

If I can go to the World Cup with a clear idea - signing a new contract or waiting one more year - I will be relaxed. "I have one year [left on my] contract and feel good at Chelsea , at the end of the season we will sit down together and set out a vision".

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  • Yankees' Greg Bird Needs Ankle Surgery; Expected To Miss 6-8 Weeks
Yankees' Greg Bird Needs Ankle Surgery; Expected To Miss 6-8 Weeks

Meaning the Yankees will have to opt with a Neil Walker-Tyler Austin platoon at 1st base for the time being. Bird injured the ankle by fouling a ball off of it during the final spring training game before the 2017 season. The righthanded-hitting Tyler Austin , 26, was added to the 25-man roster. The Yankees haven't had a regular first base...

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  • League player collapses on court, is rushed to hospital
League player collapses on court, is rushed to hospital

Jewel Upshaw, the player's mother, told WOOD TV8 in Grand Rapids: "The next 24 hours are critical". However, that information has not been confirmed by the team, league or family. Entering Saturday's game Upshaw averaged 8.5 points per game and 2.3 rebounds per game. Grand Rapids Press' Peter J. Wallner reported Sunday morning that Drive official...

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  • Justin Thomas the man to beat at the WGC Matchplay championship
Justin Thomas the man to beat at the WGC Matchplay championship

Secret Golf and Golf Talk America, two digital media companies, have formed a podcast distribution partnership that will include a weekly show with two-time Players champion Steve Elkington and Scottish radio/television personality Diane Knox, the sister of two-time PGA Tour victor and Jacksonville University graduate Russell Knox.

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  • Mohamed Salah Can Challenge Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo For Ballon d'Or: Kewell
Mohamed Salah Can Challenge Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo For Ballon d'Or: Kewell

Telecommunications company Vodafone Egypt have agreed to reward all their customers 11 minutes of free talk time every time Salah scores a goal from now on. Speaking to Suddeutsche Zeitung ( via Calciomercato ) this week, the Liverpool player said: "I do not want to exclude any option, I don't know what I will do from next summer".

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  • New football league called Alliance of American Football is launching in 2019
New football league called Alliance of American Football is launching in 2019

There will be eight teams, the locations and names of which will be announced in the coming months. "Our investors here understand that it's a 7-10-year plan". Vince McMahon focused the XFL on what the NFL wasn't doing or was doing wrong to entice fans, Ebersol is focusing on people's love of fantasy football in watching the league by making it a...

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  • Ashraf Sehrai replaces Geelani as Tehreek-e-Hurriyat chairman
Ashraf Sehrai replaces Geelani as Tehreek-e-Hurriyat chairman

Since its inception in 2004, Geelani, who also heads hardline faction of Hurriyat Conference , was at the helm of TeH. Sehraie's appointment also comes two days after Geelani said he rejected an offer of talks by the Modi government in New Delhi when an official of Intelligence Bureau (IB) had visited him at his residence here.

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  • The Best Spot to Land a Franchise Quarterback
The Best Spot to Land a Franchise Quarterback

In the trade , the Jets swapped first-round picks with the Indianapolis Colts and sent the Colts two second-round picks this year and a second-round pick next year. The Browns pick again at No. 4 in this year's draft. Josh Allen , Sam Darnold , Josh Rosen and Baker Mayfield could all be top-five picks. It will be the fourth time tha...

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  • Lake Highland graduate passes Michael Jordan during North Carolina's NCAA Tournament victory
Lake Highland graduate passes Michael Jordan during North Carolina's NCAA Tournament victory

That's the approach that I needed. For one, you're underestimated as a (No. 16 seed) and two, they're just going out there, hooping and playing. Berry, who contributed 14 points, three assists and three steals, wasn't the only Tar Heel to start slowly.

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  • Cousins signs $84M deal with Vikings
Cousins signs $84M deal with Vikings

Cousins will be the highest paid quarterback annually in the National Football League ahead of San Francisco 49ers' Jimmy Garappolo's $27.5 million per year. Cousins has been in Minnesota over the past couple of days visiting with the Vikings. Cousins, who was widely viewed as the top available free agent on the market, played his first six sea...

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  • Arsenal see off AC Milan to reach the Europa League quarterfinals
Arsenal see off AC Milan to reach the Europa League quarterfinals

Welbeck's theatrics were condemned by pundits, while Swedish referee Jonas Eriksson was slammed for being tricked by the play-acting. "You want to accuse English players to be divers?" "Honestly I don't know". On the day he received an England recall, Welbeck made no mistake from the spot to score his first European goal since a hat-trick against...

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  • Tiger Woods chases strong first round at Arnold Palmer Invitational
Tiger Woods chases strong first round at Arnold Palmer Invitational

I've played well there throughout the years and just haven't been back in a couple of years. Starting his round at the 10th hole at the Orlando course, Woods fired several stunning approach shots and jagged birdies at the 12th, 13th and 16th.

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  • Ex-Liverpool Star Carragher Spits At Teenage United Fan, Apologises
Ex-Liverpool Star Carragher Spits At Teenage United Fan, Apologises

A man driving alongside Carragher on the motorway rolled down his window to goad the former Liverpool star about the scoreline and Carragher responded by spitting in his direction. you know what I mean?" he said. According to the Mirror , Carragher phoned the girl and her father on Sunday night and said: " I just want to apologise and I hope y...

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  • Vikings come to terms with Kirk Cousins
Vikings come to terms with Kirk Cousins

Sources told NFL Network and ESPN Tuesday that Cousins will sign a three-year , fully-guaranteed contract with the NFC North franchise. He has started 49 consecutive games, including his lone playoff start where he threw for 329 yards, but was sacked six times, in a 35-18 NFC wild-card loss to Green Bay after the 2015 season.

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  • Lonzo Ball shoots just 2-for-11 Sunday as Lakers beat Cavaliers
Lonzo Ball shoots just 2-for-11 Sunday as Lakers beat Cavaliers

The Cavs were no match for Randle, who produced one of the most impressive games of his career. If they decide to wait until next year, they can go after Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors, Kawhi Leonard of the San Antonio Spurs, Kyrie Irving of the Boston Celtics , and Jimmy Butler of the Minnesota Timberwolves .

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