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Distraught Smith breaks down as he accepts blame for ball-tampering scandal

Steve Smith breaks down during press conference. Cricket Australia had cleared Lehmann of wrongdoing this week following an investigation that saw sacked cap...


Darren Lehmann to step down as Australia's head coach

The spirit of the game is of utmost importance there's no denying that. They made a mistake. Cricket Australia have banned Smith and David Warner from a...


No Messi in starting 11 for Argentina vs Spain friendly

Diego Costa was back in Spain's starting line-up for the first time in eight worldwide matches and he marked his return with the opening goal. The hosts ra...


Real Madrid slap minimum price on Gareth Bale

Mourinho has reportedly convinced the winger that taking his career to Old Trafford would be best for him, although Real are likely to demand a big transfer fee...


Chelsea fullback Alonso gives Conte backing: He's done a great job

Sunday is an important game for us. "If we ( Chelsea ) can get the three points and close the gap to two, there is an opportunity for us to catch up if Spurs sl...


Ball tampering incident should not define Steve Smith & Co: Rohit Sharma

Australian cricket has been in a tizzy since the turn of events on Day 3 of the Newlands Test last Saturday which eventually culminated with lengthy bans for th...


It was failure of my leadership, says emotional Steve Smith

Spin-bowling great Shane Warne , while condemning the cheating, said the hysteria whipped up by anti-Australian feeling around the cricketing world had led to ...


Roma president rules out Alisson sale

Monchi , speaking at Rome's Foreign Press Association on Wednesday, claimed they had to sell the Egyptian before June 30 past year to balance their books. "We...


KU to open Allen Fieldhouse for Final 4 watch party

Turns out, the Jayhawks might have received help from a surprising source. Howard is the son of Kansas assistant coach Jerrance Howard, and he wrote a detai...


Saints bringing back Benjamin Watson on 1-year deal

Watson is the third former Saint this offseason to come back to the Black and Gold. The announcement was made by Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager...


Colts grab Bradley Chubb in Mel Kiper mock draft 3.0

Kiper explains his reasoning for Allen being chosen by the Cleveland Browns with the top pick . In his latest mock draft (version 3.0 ), he still has the 49er...


Australian cricketer David Warner apologises: 'Mistakes have been made'

Warner has endured a hard week since he plotted and instructed Cameron Bancroft to tamper with the ball with sandpaper on the third day of the Cape Town Test a...


Hearthstone is getting more social with a new tournament feature

However, the Standard deck is continuously changing and updated as the year passes by. Brode and Woo weren't able to share any information about what these exp...


Banning '3 idiots' fine but what about Lehmann?

Meanwhile, Cameron Bancroft , the third member found guilty in Cricket Australia's internal investigation and the player who actually tampered with the bal...


Two-Week Winter Break Agreed In The Premier League

But while sources have told ESPN FC that there is an appetite and determination to come to an agreement over a winter break, discussions between the key stakeho...


Cavs' Love in concussion protocol, out against Hornets

James finished with 18 points for the Cavaliers, who were without Kevin Love in the second half because of what was initially diagnosed as a loose tooth and t...


Yankees Not Allowed to Use Player Faces in Beer Foam Art

Beer is full of gimmicks, some super useful (growlers with temperature control and draft capabilities, for example), some less so (sup, Fizzics). The Yankees ...


With Kansas and Michigan, Final Four Tickets Amongst Highest This Decade

The Kansas Jayhawks are the embodiment of the modern basketball team by winning big with a small line-up. That was the issue with this group all season long...


Salvador Perez suffers grade 2 MCL tear after slipping while carrying luggage

On Wednesday, manager Ned Yost confirmed his popular backstop tore his MCL. The exam revealed a Grade 2 sprain with a minor tear of the ligament. The Royal...


Toby Alderweireld Needs More Spurs Playing Time, Says Roberto Martinez

The final worldwide fixture of the current programme involving one of our players took place in the early hours of Wednesday morning - and it marked a significa...


Cricket Australia confirm Darren Lehmann was not involved in ball-tampering plan

Australia coach Darren Lehmann has apologised to the public and called for forgiveness for the "grave mistake" made by the trio of Test players banned for th...


Jerry Jones Is Gonna Be Paying a $2 Million Penalty

Jones unsuccessfully spent weeks this past season attempting to slow a new contract extension for Goodell and routinely expressed his anger over Elliott's six-g...


Manchester United Fans Aren't Impressed With The Latest Transfer Rumour

United will be helped by the fact that his agent is Fernando Felicevich. It's unknown as to whether Chelsea still has the same strength of interest in the 30...


Eric Dier: 'Progress under Gareth Southgate is clear to see'

We need to let young players grow and hopefully they will take us back to the Italy we were used to". However, the hosts could have been punished far earlie...


Australia captain Smith banned 12 months for tampering plot

CA's board has determined Warner , who has fallen out with teammates over the ball-tampering saga, will never hold another leadership position again. Australia...


Cardinals-Blue Jays, 2nd Ld-Writethru,366

Guerrero did unspeakable harm to the hanging slider Cardinals reliever Jack Flaherty, who had been dominant for the previous 2.2 innings, left directly in the h...


Literally Run on Dunkin' with New Doughnut-Inspired Sneakers

It's a fact: Runners are obsessed with coffee and yes, donuts. America might run on Dunkin' , but in a perfectly obvious why-hasn't-this-been-done-before col...


Cody Kessler traded from Cleveland to Jacksonville

The conditional seventh-round pick risks very little for the Jaguars, who are in "win now" mode. The Browns have traded former starting quarterback Cody Kess...


Dodgers-Angels game abandoned after sewage leak

The Dodgers are scheduled to start their season at home on Thursday, taking on bitter rivals the San Francisco Giants and there's no concern that the game wil...


Rand bears keep rushing for the exits even as rate cut looms

South African Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago listens during an interview in New York City, in New York, U.S. November 9, 2017. "Following the arrival...