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Ball-tampering punishments don't fit the crime: Shane Warne

Ball-tampering punishments don't fit the crime: Shane Warne That clash at the Wanderers begins on Friday, and will conclude a desperately sorry saga for the tourists, who have seen captain Steve Smith, vice-captain David Warner and opening batsman Cameron Bancroft all suspended and sent home. So it is really rather hard to assess how it would have gone down in other nations or if, indeed, the vast ranges of opinion on the matter expressed across the gl... [Full Article...]

Man City's Pep Guardiola neglects medical advice - Bayern doctor

Man City's Pep Guardiola neglects medical advice - Bayern doctor Speaking to Corriere del Mezzogiorno ( via Calciomercato ), the Italian national team midfielder was asked about the reported interest, and didn't hold back: "The recognition and praise from Guardiola , a coach so important to world football, is spectacular". [Full Article...]

Carreno says Miami Open audience helped him reach semis

Carreno says Miami Open audience helped him reach semis South Africa's Kevin Anderson once again failed to reach the last four of the Miami Open as he suffered a three-set defeat from Pablo Carreno Busta here on Friday. Sascha faced those two break points right in the second game of the match, the first after a 22-stroke rally and the second when Coric missed a forehand, bringing the game home with an ace to repel the danger. [Full Article...]

Ball-tampering scandal: Darren Lehmann resigns as Australian cricket coach

Ball-tampering scandal: Darren Lehmann resigns as Australian cricket coach Watching axed captain Steve Smith break down repeatedly at a news conference on his return to Australia removed any final doubts about quitting. The Australian Cricketer's Association (ACA) has questioned "a number of glaring and clear anomalies" in the process leading to Steve Smith , David Warner and Cameron Bancroft being handed lengthy bans for their roles in a ball-tampering scandal.... [Full Article...]

Zinedine Zidane: I want to stay in charge of Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane: I want to stay in charge of Real Madrid Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos and midfielder Isco are not fit to face Las Palmas in La Liga and coach Zinedine Zidane refused to say whether top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo will make the trip the Canary Islands. Isco left the stadium with the match ball under his arm but it was a good night too for Diego Costa, who put his hand up to be Spain's lead striker in Russian Federation by... [Full Article...]

Cricket Australia clears coach Lehmann after cover-up claims

Cricket Australia clears coach Lehmann after cover-up claims In an emotional media briefing, Lehmann said his decision was voluntary. Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner were given one-year bans by Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland and were also barred from any leadership role for a further two years. [Full Article...]

Masters 2018: Padraig Harrington boost invitation chances after opening Houston Open round

Masters 2018: Padraig Harrington boost invitation chances after opening Houston Open round Rickie Fowler looks back at highlights from an encouraging start to the week at the Houston Open. "I like where we're heading into the next few days and going into the weekend". Normally the first round is an opportunity to get into position for the weekend, but with low scores up for grabs, some felt the need to be even more aggressive than normal. [Full Article...]

Neymar Joins Messi v Ronaldo Debate

Neymar Joins Messi v Ronaldo Debate Ronaldo scored two added-time goals in Portugal's 2-1 victory over Egypt on March 23 and then played 68 minutes in the 3-0 defeat to Netherlands on Monday. Cristiano Ronaldo returned to training with Real Madrid on Thursday as the club held their first session following the worldwide break. "I'm happy, I'm calm but there is nothing I can say that will dispel the rumours". [Full Article...]

Australia coach Lehmann wants forgiveness for banned trio

Australia coach Lehmann wants forgiveness for banned trio An emotional Lehmann, cleared of any wrongdoing by a Cricket Australia investigation, told reporters on Wednesday that the banned players, Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft , were "not bad people" and called for them to be given a second chance as he expressed concerns over their mental state. [Full Article...]

ANA Inspiriation: Japan's Ayaka Uehara takes early ANA Inspiration lead

ANA Inspiriation: Japan's Ayaka Uehara takes early ANA Inspiration lead And Thompson felt like that energy began building during the final round a year ago, when the Mission Hills crowds were chanting her name and offering support following the penalty. "People will always remind me but I'm okay with it", Kim said of the missed putt. Wie said her win this month at the Women's World Championship in Singapore - her fifth overall and her first since the 2014 U.S. [Full Article...]

Cardinals Sign Greg Holland to 1-Year Deal

Cardinals Sign Greg Holland to 1-Year Deal Holland stands to take over the closer job in St. Louis once his deal is complete and he's deemed ready to join the roster. Earlier on Thursday, FanRag Sports' Jon Heyman first reported about the deal being close and then added that it was just about done, pending a physical. [Full Article...]

Injured Mitchell Starc ruled out of IPL 2018

Injured Mitchell Starc ruled out of IPL 2018 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 that he would now head home after the series for further injury investigation and assessment. [Full Article...]

Darren Lehmann Confirms He's Resigning In Wake Of Ball Tampering Scandal

Darren Lehmann Confirms He's Resigning In Wake Of Ball Tampering Scandal But the impression I got was, at a period in time where they could've been addressing the broader issue of team culture, Cricket Australia were instead intent on bringing in an Aussie knockabout for beers at the bar at 6pm, telling stories about yesteryear, everyone sitting around the campfire and having a laugh and going to bed happy. [Full Article...]

Emre Can doubtful for Liverpool's Crystal Palace clash due to back injury

Emre Can doubtful for Liverpool's Crystal Palace clash due to back injury Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp will be especially eager for Can to be available for next week's Champions League quarter-final, first leg at home to Manchester City. A Sadio Mane goal midway through the second half separated the reverse fixture during matchweek two, but both sides can claim to have made significant enhancements since that game in August. [Full Article...]

Aldridge moves Spurs past Thunder in National Basketball Association

Aldridge moves Spurs past Thunder in National Basketball Association Forward Rudy Gay, shooting over Oklahoma City forward Carmelo Anthony in San Antonio's 104-101 win over the Thunder on November 17 at the AT&T Center, is averaging 11.1 points, 5.1 rebounds and 1.3 assists in his first season with the Spurs . [Full Article...]

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

Sloane Stephens rallies to beat Victoria Azarenka, reaches Miami final — WTA Miami And in the final she will meet world number five Jelena Ostapenko after the French Open champion saw off plucky American qualifier Danielle Collins 7-6 (7/1), 6-3. "Overall, what I've done is not bad at all", Azarenka said, summing up her four-week return. Ostapenko got her spot in the semifinals by ousting fourth-seeded Elina Svitolina 7-6 (7-3), 7-6 (7-5). [Full Article...]

A nation in tears: Lehmann resigns and Smith says sorry

A nation in tears: Lehmann resigns and Smith says sorry CA's indulgence of its Test team has been in such sharp contrast to how it handles any sign of bad behaviour in the Big Bash, coming down hard on players for minor transgressions in case they taint the family-friendly tournament on which so much money is riding. [Full Article...]

Smith Ban 'Harsh', Says South Africa Skipper Du Plessis

Smith Ban 'Harsh', Says South Africa Skipper Du Plessis His former teammates Michael Clarke and Mitchell Johnson were devastated to see the world's number one Test batsman cry in full public glare. The series between South Africa and Australia has seen players called into the referee's room at the end of each match, while Du Plessis and the Proteas team have demanded more consistency and clarity in the application of the ICC's Code of Conduct... [Full Article...]

Penn State tops Utah for NIT title

Penn State tops Utah for NIT title The fourth-seeded Nittany Lions (26-13) also knocked off No. 1 seed Notre Dame en route to winning their first NIT title since 2009. Penn State will now be looking to use the momentum from this championship to get to an even bigger event - the Big Dance. [Full Article...]

Former Saints cheerleader files gender discrimination complaint

Former Saints cheerleader files gender discrimination complaint The team said again she broke their rules against posting lingerie photos online. "The Saints organization strives to treat all employees fairly, including Ms. The players are not required to do any of these things. Cheerleaders must block football players who contact them on social media and are not allowed to follow players on social networks. [Full Article...]


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