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by | March 30, 2018 | 18:41

There was a failure of leadership, of my leadership. "If any good can come from this, if it can be a lesson to others, then I hope I can be a force for change". I am absolutely gutted. The Australian cricket captain has already been suspended for one Test by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and his match fee has been taken away as penalty.

by | March 30, 2018 | 17:40

The PGA TOUR will make its second stop in Texas at the Houston Open . "Did a good job tee-to-green, it was nice to make some putts, made some longer ones". A group of five sit a shot behind that, including Ireland's Paul Dunne. Round 1 will resume at 7:20 a.m. "Building confidence for the rest of the week and going into next week", he said.

by | March 30, 2018 | 15:55

But Morata has also been linked with a move to the Allianz Arena. However, they have already began plans to bring in a replacement should the deal pull through at the end of the season. He has even lost his place in the Spanish worldwide squad for the recent pre World Cup global friendlies by Spain coach Julen Lopetegui. The Bundesliga giants have also been linked with Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani and league rivals Red Bull Leipzig star Timo Werner.

by | March 30, 2018 | 15:16

Australia captain Steve Smith, vice-captain David Warner and Bancroft have all been sent home from their tour of South Africa after attempting to alter the ball's condition during the third Test in Cape Town . Lehmann has been under pressure since the incident with critics wondering how much he knew. "I have seen first hand the pride in which he has gone about his work and the love he has for the job and his incredible work ethic".

by | March 30, 2018 | 15:58

Isner will, however, be a hard nut to crack with the American recovering from an early season slump to play some of the best tennis of his career. "This is such a cool situation, I need a couple of hours to process it all". After Svitolina saved three consecutive match points in the second set tiebreak, Ostapenko hammered her 41st victor, a crosscourt backhand, on match point to end the almost two hour contest.

by | March 30, 2018 | 15:26

He added that with the Cardinals' projected closer Luke Gregerson on the disabled list and the season now starting, it was time for St. Louis to make the deal happen. Gregerson, signed in the offseason to an $11 million, two-year contract, saved 31 games for Houston in 2015 and 15 more the next season. Holland sat out the 2016 season while recovering from Tommy John surgery.

by | March 30, 2018 | 15:42

However, the popular cricket analyst Harsha Bhogle has chosen the bowler he wants the franchise to replace the Australian cricketer. Starc was bought for a hefty sum of Rs 9.4 Cr by KKR during the IPL auction which was held in January. The left-arm pacer has been playing continuously since last year and he even missed out on a Boxing Day Test in the Ashes down under last year. In fact, Starc has played just three T20s since the end of the 2015 IPL: one match against England in August 2015 ...

by | March 30, 2018 | 14:59

The France worldwide has been out of favour under coach Unai Emery for more than a year and was told last summer to find a new club. Ben Arfa has not featured for PSG since April 2017, when he scored a brace in a 4-0 Coupe de France win at Avranches.

by | March 30, 2018 | 13:56

Three quick observations from Friday's 103-92 Pistons' win over the Washington Wizards at Little Caesars Arena. Entering Thursday's games, the Wizards (41-33) were in sixth in the Eastern Conference but just two games ahead of the eighth-placed Milwaukee Bucks.

by | March 30, 2018 | 14:44

An Australian radio station Triple J has produced a music video, slamming the three cricketers for their wrongdoings. 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.

by | March 30, 2018 | 13:35

While Anderson licks his wounds, 19th ranked Carreno Busta can look forward to a semi-final clash with either German Alexander Zverev or Croatia's Borna Coric . Zverev, 20, had lost both his previous matches against the 21-year-old Croatian, at Cincinnati in 2015 and two years later at the US Open. It wasn't the best start.

by | March 30, 2018 | 12:41

His hold-up play, his ability to bring other people into play, his runs and his movement were all the things we were hoping to see from him, I believe we are now seeing. In his first start after recovering from a knee injury earlier this month, Zaha limped off in the 89th minute as the Eagles defeated Huddersfield Town 2-0.

by | March 30, 2018 | 12:49

South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis, whose side lead the four-match series 2-1, said he felt sympathy for Smith. At a press conference in South Africa, a tearful Lehmann said he made the decision while watching former captain's Steve Smith's emotional press conference .

by | March 30, 2018 | 12:55

Hulk Hogan does not know if or when he will be back in WWE . "In terms of me being cast in this position, in opposition to her, if you will, I think nobody pays to watch a hero if they don't have a big fight on their hands, if there is nothing to fight against", explained McMahon when asked about the backstory to how this match came about.

by | March 30, 2018 | 12:58

Meanwhile, Cameron Bancroft , the third member found guilty in Cricket Australia's internal investigation and the player who actually tampered with the ball has been handed a nine-month suspension. "I apologise for my part and take responsibility for it". Breakfast cereal maker Sanitarium Australia , which is owned by the Seventh-day Adventist Church, said it ended its relationship with team captain Smith as a breakfast cereal "Weet-Bix brand ambassador", effective immediately.

by | March 30, 2018 | 11:52

He suffered the injury on Tuesday night against the Wizards when he collided with Wizards forward Otto Porter Jr. Prior to this game, Manu Ginobili had not registered a steal in the Spurs' past three games, but at least the Olympic gold-medalist managed to set the record with some games left in the season.

by | March 30, 2018 | 11:51

Then, Durant stood up, walked toward official Tre Maddox and expressed his displeasure about the call. The nine-time All-Star now has five ejections this season, which leads the league . They're already playing catch up with the Bucks and all Durant needed to do was zip his mouth for a few more seconds to give his team that lethal extra gear in the second half.

by | March 30, 2018 | 09:51

He has met North Korean IOC member Chang Ung and Kim Il Guk, North Korea's Minister of Physical Culture and Sports. Bach's schedule in DPRK has not been made known, but local officials say the visit is purely linked with sports cooperation.

by | March 30, 2018 | 09:32

We're probably not going to play against Australia again, even away, so this is the Test series that we as South Africans enjoy the most. While he has undoubtedly been superb in controlling emotions in the Proteas changeroom, Du Plessis has also been outstanding in his dealings with the voracious media contingent that has followed this series, and which has grown accustomed to being fed fresh, raw meat every day.

by | March 30, 2018 | 09:56

Once again, the Nitanny Lions, who hit 11 3-pointers in their semifinal win over Mississippi State , were on target from long range, hitting 9 of 21 behind the arc. "Flav! Flav!" as the Nittany Lions pulled away for a program-defining championship under coach Pat Chambers . Guard Josh Reaves (23) attempts a shot during the NIT Championship game against Utah on Thursday, March 29, 2018 at the Madison Square Garden .

by | March 30, 2018 | 07:52

Stannard was knocked to the floor in the alleged unprovoked attack at a kebab shop on Coogee Bay Road, in the eastern suburb of Coogee, at 3.10am on Friday. "Rugby Australia is working with NSW Police to investigate the matter and will provide a further update later today", the organisation said. In a statement, Rugby Australia confirmed it was aware of the incident.

by | March 30, 2018 | 08:11

The mock includes several quarterbacks going off in the board in the first few selections, including Wyoming's Josh Allen to the Browns first overall. Well, Matthew Stafford was at 57 percent. He simply is not very good at passing the ball as, in two years as a starter for the Cowboys against competition that was average at best, Allen only completed 56.2 percent of his passes.

by | March 30, 2018 | 07:44

Warner received a 12-month ban from all global and Australian domestic cricket after a Cricket Australia investigation found he devised a ball-tampering plot during the third Test against South Africa in Cape Town , where Cameron Bancroft used sandpaper in an attempt to alter the state of the ball.

by | March 30, 2018 | 07:28

The 36-year-old Swiss, who snapped a near five-year major title drought capturing the 2017 Australian Open then claimed his 20th Grand Slam crown successfully defending Melbourne last month, said confidence is key for a major roll. The team was handed the Laureus World Team of the Year award at this year's prize-giving event in Monaco on Tuesday. The 20-time grand slam champion, whose career has been on an incredible resurgence over the past year, also won the Comeback of the Year award.

by | March 30, 2018 | 08:50

Cho says both sides will continue working-level discussions while focusing on the issues surrounding the "denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, the stabilization of peace and the development relations between the South and North". In 2009, it stopped participating in six-party talks. North Korea's diplomatic outreach to South Korea and the United States followed an unusually provocative year of weapons tests and has been seen as an attempt, in part, to improve a struggling economy ...

by | March 30, 2018 | 08:05

Open championship a year ago was followed by eight consecutive losses, a staggering, frustrating and nearly inexplicable freefall. The American will next meet the victor of the second semi-final between French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko or countrywoman Danielle Collins , who ended the hopes of Venus Williams in the last eight.

by | March 30, 2018 | 08:20

All-rounder Stokes , playing his second match after five months out of the side following an incident outside a Bristol nightclub, was named man-of-the-match after also taking two wickets and being involved in two run-outs. Lockie Ferguson - 6/10 - Looked threatening at times during spell of 1-48 in 8 overs and deserved his wicket. Stokes should have been run out on nought, as he took charge when Morgan had dropped the ball at his feet but lost his bearings, calling through his captain as ...

by | March 30, 2018 | 08:27

Following the fiasco, Smith and Warner stood down as captain and vice-captain, respectively. Earlier, there were reports that some Australian players want a "rogue" Warner out of the team hotel in South Africa , amid news that suggested the opening batsman was the ringleader of the scandal.

by | March 30, 2018 | 08:05

My assumption is Colbert's reaction to Sean Penn showing up to his show high was a lot like Conan O'Brien's reaction to Tracy Jordan falling asleep on Late Night in one of the first episodes of 30 Rock; "He's asleep, which is okay, because at least he didn't murder me".

by | March 30, 2018 | 07:42

A statement from Cricket Australia (CA) said Smith and Warner had been suspended from " all global and domestic cricket" while opening batsman Cameron Bancroft has been banned for nine months over the ball-tampering incident during the third Test in South Africa.

by | March 30, 2018 | 07:52

You don't have to worry about going to class, and don't get me wrong, education is important and I'm going to still take classes at my own pace. Players can't enter the National Basketball Association draft until the year they turn 19, or if they are at least one year removed from their high school graduation class.

by | March 30, 2018 | 07:49

The 33-year-old is breaking records seemingly on a weekly basis and against the Toronto Raptors he became the first player in National Basketball Association history to register at least 35 points and 17 assists with zero turnovers. Interim coach Larry Drew said Korver is expected back soon, though the team has not revealed if an exact comeback date has been determined. "We did.

by | March 30, 2018 | 07:19

After Steve Smith was banned for 12 month for the involvement in the ball-tampering scamdal, he broke down into tears while talking to media at press conference in Australia. "In terms of the bans, that's a decision Cricket Australia had to make - and that's for them to decide". "It's a stain on the game we all love and I have loved since I was a boy".

by | March 30, 2018 | 08:18

Their Premier League hopes could take another hit unless they manage to somehow beat City at the Emirates Stadium on Thursday. The Gunners were thrashed 3-0 in Sunday's Carabao Cup final at the hands of Manchester City , with an abject display leading to increased calls for the 68-year-old to be relieved of his duties.

by | March 30, 2018 | 07:04

Cameron Bancroft , who was caught on camera using tape to alter the condition on the ball, has reportedly been banned for nine months . But he's had a rethink after talking to his family and watching emotional news conferences from Smith and Bancroft as they arrived back in Australia.