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Ball-Tampering Scandal: Darren Lehmann to resign as Australia coach Ball-Tampering Scandal: Darren Lehmann to resign as Australia coach
- March 28, 2018

Cricket Australia launched an investigation after Smith said the team's "leadership group" plotted to tamper with the ball in the third test against South Africa . "The silence has been deafening actually , not just from Lehmann and (David) Saker, the bowling coach, but also from David Warner ", wrote Hussain in a column for Britain's Daily Mail newspaper. (more...)
Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft sent home in disgrace Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft sent home in disgrace
- March 28, 2018

James Sutherland's press conference suggested Warner was Smith's only partner in the much-discussed "leadership group" and he has always been established as Australia's aggressor-in-chief - as an opening batsman, verbally and occasionally physically. (more...)
Smith, Warner banned from Indian Premier League
- March 28, 2018

Australia skipper Steve Smith stood down as captain of Rajasthan Royals on Monday. "In light of recent events, we have decided not to renew our partnership", a spokeswoman said. "This assessment must include all contributing parties to this culture, players, coaches and administrators, programs and systems, behaviours and accountabilities", he said. (more...)
Arsenal, Liverpool target Lemar: I am open to any proposal Arsenal, Liverpool target Lemar: I am open to any proposal
- March 28, 2018

Monaco winger, Thomas Lemar has spoken of his regret about not joining Arsenal during the transfer window last summer. However, no move to the Premier League ever materialised, with Monaco reportedly even rejecting a final £92m from Arsenal on deadline day. (more...)
Wade Helps Lead Heat Past LeBron, Cavaliers 98-79
- March 28, 2018

Wade and the Heat had a lot more juice than the Cavs , leading the Cavs by as many as 23 in the first half. Jordan Clarkson and Jose Calderon each scored 11. It was his first time playing at Miami since March 19, 2016. Kyle Korver (bereavement leave) is also out tonight and has yet to rejoin the team. Miami was down two centers - Hassan Whiteside (left hip) remains out, and Bam Adebayo missed the game with a sprained ankle that the Heat think will be better in a few days. (more...)
Audi RS 5 Sportback Audi RS 5 Sportback
- March 28, 2018

The rear of the vehicle sports a diffuser, RS exhaust pipes and gloss black rear-lip spoiler. With the previous 2010-2015 generation of the A5/S5/RS5, the RS5 was only available in the coupe body, and its 4.2-liter V8 engine produced 450 horsepower and 317 pound-feet of torque. (more...)
Damian Lillard explodes in 4th, Portland Trail Blazers beat New Orleans Pelicans Damian Lillard explodes in 4th, Portland Trail Blazers beat New Orleans Pelicans
- March 28, 2018

Portland arrived in New Orleans in third place in the Western Conference, but just 2½ games ahead of the fifth-place Pelicans. Lillard helped to climb the Blazers back, making his first six shots of the fourth quarter including two 3s. Al Farouq Aminu had 10 points and 10 rebounds, including a crucial putback of Lillard's miss with 28 seconds left to make it 105-101. Starting small forward Moe Harkless will underog an arthroscopy Wednesday in Portland to remove a loose body in his left knee. (more...)
Fort Myers woman marries 100-year-old tree to protest development Fort Myers woman marries 100-year-old tree to protest development
- March 28, 2018

No you don't need more coffee, you read that right! "The ceremony was meant to encourage residents of the subdivision to come to city hall on Tuesday to show support for saving the tree", she said . The nuptials - although not considered a legal wedding- were in an effort to stop city officials from cutting down the tree. In an email, city spokeswoman Stephanie Schaffer wrote, "The City is moving forward to save the Snell Park ficus tree". (more...)
Darren Lehmann will continue as head coach of Australia Darren Lehmann will continue as head coach of Australia
- March 28, 2018

Warner was stood down from his position for the rest of the match. Australia's test-cricket coach is the newest casualty in the ever-expanding tampergate scandal, which has already claimed the captaincy of Steve Smith . Australian cricket fans have been shocked by the revelation on Sunday that the Aussie team's two leaders had been involved in deliberately breaking the rules of the game, and even Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull said he was "shocked and bitterly disappointed" ... (more...)
Venus Williams rallies to dethrone Konta Venus Williams rallies to dethrone Konta
- March 28, 2018

But Williams, a seven-time Grand Slam singles champion, cruised through the second set to even the score, with Konta requiring a medical timeout before the deciding set. It was a muscle spasm more than anything else. Konta, who has now slipped to world No. 22 from No. 14, added: "You always have to appreciate players who fight through matches like she does, especially considering how long she's been playing". (more...)
The Case for and Against Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA)
- March 28, 2018

Discovery Communications, Inc (Discovery) is a global media company. When we see the company's Volatility , it now has a monthly volatility of 3.60% and weekly volatility of 3.82%. Wilbanks Smith & Thomas Asset Lc stated it has 11,183 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. This is according to a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell. (more...)
FIFA World Cup bid books now available FIFA World Cup bid books now available
- March 28, 2018

A source close to CAF complained that the evaluation process was unfair. The United bid to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup appears to be very much in jeopardy, but the structure of the jointly-held competition continues to be revealed bit by bit. (more...)
Penn State vs. Utah - 3/29/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction Penn State vs. Utah - 3/29/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- March 28, 2018

Utah (22-11) lost to OR in its first game of the Pac-12 Tournament, but beat often-ranked Saint Mary's in overtime to reach the NIT semifinals. The Hilltoppers tied a program record with three postseason victories and advanced to the NIT semifinals for the first time since 1954. (more...)
Isco drops Real Madrid bombshell amid Arsenal and Manchester City transfer links Isco drops Real Madrid bombshell amid Arsenal and Manchester City transfer links
- March 28, 2018

Zinedine Zidane's side have put all their hope for a third straight Champions League win as La Liga and the Copa del Rey have gone beyond their each this term. 'Another thing is how we manage this euphoria. He said, according to Marca: 'Messi trained with us, but then he felt exhausted and couldn't play. (more...)
IPL 2018: Rahane replaces Steve Smith as Rajasthan Royals skipper IPL 2018: Rahane replaces Steve Smith as Rajasthan Royals skipper
- March 28, 2018

At the start of his IPL career, Rohit Sharma was the daredevil in charge of high-profile heists which few deemed possible. With the 2018 Indian Premier League (IPL) season about to start , he stepped down-to cast it in a polite light-as captain of the Rajasthan Royals on Monday. (more...)
Emma Slater and Sasha Farber tied the knot in LA ceremony Emma Slater and Sasha Farber tied the knot in LA ceremony
- March 28, 2018

The two tied the knot at Bella Blanca in Los Angeles on Sunday, March 25. He said that he could not be more proud to have been a witness to that celebration of pure and unconditional love. The pair got engaged during a live taping of Dancing With the Stars in October 2016 (see the video below). Hours before the wedding ceremony, Farber was feeling romantic, singing Ed Sheeran's " Perfect " in the auto with his dog. (more...)
Floyd Mayweather confirms he's back training and will fight this year Floyd Mayweather confirms he's back training and will fight this year
- March 28, 2018

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is helping Money train. The former featherweight champ and lightweight king has been beefing up for his comeback at a Dublin steakhouse as our exclusive photos show. His last fight, a combat sports clash against UFC star Conor McGregor a year ago, grossed an estimated £424million (NZ$830m) after he came out of retirement following his unbeaten career of 49-0. (more...)
Fired Saintsation files discrimination complaint against Saints Fired Saintsation files discrimination complaint against Saints
- March 28, 2018

Saints players aren't prohibited from messaging cheerleaders, but a cheerleader can be fired if she doesn't report the messages to Saintsation staff. The Saints recently hosted Benjamin Watson on a free-agent visit, a source familiar with the situation confirmed Tuesday (March 27). If they're in the middle of a meal and a player shows up, they're also forced to go. (more...)
'I ain't getting this one, boys' 'I ain't getting this one, boys'
- March 28, 2018

As he was talking about his bowling experiences during the third inning, Kris Bryant popped one into right field. "Uh oh", Betts said as the ball came off the bat. In an effort to attract more viewers and generate more buzz around the game, maybe Major League Baseball should explore more mic'd up opportunities during the regular season. (more...)
Nissan to shake up the PPV market with the Terra SUV Nissan to shake up the PPV market with the Terra SUV
- March 28, 2018

Thus, the specific Nissan division taking care of these vehicles is aiming to further increase sales by at least 40 percent by 2022 - specifically through the introduction of new products such as the Terra SUV, first in China and then in other markets across Asia. (more...)
Karl-Heinz Rummenigge warns suitors off Robert Lewandowski Karl-Heinz Rummenigge warns suitors off Robert Lewandowski
- March 28, 2018

Lewandowski has 32 goals in 37 matches this season including 23 in 25 Bundesliga matches, and has netted a wild 117 goals over his last three seasons with the Bavarian club. Bayern's CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said: "I would gladly accept a bet that Robert will play at Bayern Munich next season, 100 per cent". Bayern Munich and Germany captain Manuel Neuer on Tuesday returned to perform running exercises on the pitch at the Bavarian club's sports city, a step toward the goalkeeper's ... (more...)
Colts say Andrew Luck (shoulder) has resumed throwing Colts say Andrew Luck (shoulder) has resumed throwing
- March 28, 2018

A day after Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay expressed optimism about his quarterback's pending return , it was revealed that Luck is throwing footballs, just not NFL-sized ones. The most recent phase of Luck's rehab involved working on the West Coast with throwing specialists Tom House and Adam Dedeaux. Andrew Luck is throwing footballs again - kind of. (more...)
Emre Can slams 'false' Liverpool contract claims Emre Can slams 'false' Liverpool contract claims
- March 28, 2018

The Sun is reporting that the Merseyside outfit are extremely keen to keep the German midfielder at Anfield beyond the summer transfer window, with his current contract set to expire at the end of the season. Can has called these stories false, said that his focus will be on getting back fit and that he will refuse to comment on any more stories about his future. (more...)
Twitter reacts to Patriots meeting with Johnny Manziel Twitter reacts to Patriots meeting with Johnny Manziel
- March 28, 2018

They're the only two quarterbacks on the roster, so it'd make sense for New England to invite Manziel to training camp as an option for the practice squad. Manziel also threw at a Texas A&M pro day Tuesday. They even had Tim Tebow in camp at one point. The league will stage games on April 7 and April 12. (more...)
Manchester United hoping to secure bargain price for Celtic's Kieran Tierney Manchester United hoping to secure bargain price for Celtic's Kieran Tierney
- March 28, 2018

The 20-year-old has been with Celtic his entire career having joined the clubs youth system as a child and he's been hugely impressive since breaking in to the first team set-up in 2015. Tierney has continued to go from strength to strength in this campaign. His ability to contribute in the final third has also been evident, as he has accrued four goals and nine assists in all competitions. (more...)
Louisville hires Chris Mack as men's basketball coach Louisville hires Chris Mack as men's basketball coach
- March 28, 2018

Mack, 48, said in a tweet that "this situation offered a new and unique challenge that I could not turn down". Greg Christopher, Xavier's athletic director, also confirmed Mack's departure on Twitter . When the drama surrounding the recruitment of Brian Bowen began to unfold, and Rick Pitino and Tom Jurich were taken down by it, it suddenly became fair to question whether or not Louisville's status as an elite program would hold up. (more...)
Michael Clarke admits his surprise after Cricket Australia retain Darren Lehmann Michael Clarke admits his surprise after Cricket Australia retain Darren Lehmann
- March 28, 2018

Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland will arrive in South Africa on Tuesday to join head of integrity Iain Roy, who has been conducting the investigation. Captain Steve Smith tried to create distance between Lehmann and the ball-tampering, laying the blame on himself and his leadership group, but the coach was seen to be communicating with 12th man Peter Handscomb via walkie talkie. (more...)
Trevone Boykin says domestic violence allegations against him are 'false' Trevone Boykin says domestic violence allegations against him are 'false'
- March 28, 2018

All of these statements confirm that I was not involved in the physical altercation. Bailey says that Boykin fled the hospital after the two were questioned independently by staff members. "I was scared. I was just scared". A backup National Football League quarterback was accused of domestic assault in a report published Tuesday, and within hours, he was cut. (more...)
Ball-tampering row: Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull 'shocked and bitterly disappointed' Ball-tampering row: Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull 'shocked and bitterly disappointed'
- March 28, 2018

Smith, Cricket Australia said earlier on Monday, would remain in South Africa until the investigation was concluded even though he would be unable to play in the fourth test in Johannesburg later this week. Singapore Telecommunications' Optus, which is a commercial partner and broadcasts cricket on its mobile network, said it would not comment on the incident as it was a matter for Cricket Australia . (more...)
Vikings feel QB Teddy Bridgewater has much recovery left ahead of him Vikings feel QB Teddy Bridgewater has much recovery left ahead of him
- March 28, 2018

But when I watched him in practice, he moved well. "When I saw him in practice, I thought he could handle it". This year he told reporters that he'd told Bridgewater they were going to be together as long as Zimmer was the head coach of the Vikings. (more...)

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