• Cricket Australia gives coach Darren Lehmann clean chit in ball-tampering scandal
Cricket Australia gives coach Darren Lehmann clean chit in ball-tampering scandal

Asked whether the Proteas felt Australia could have been tampering with the ball throughout the series, Du Plessis said it was unusual that batsmen would now rather open the batting in South Africa and face the new ball - historically one of the hardest jobs in Test cricket.

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

Premier League giants Manchester United are reportedly eyeing a summer move for Bayern Munich midfielder Arturo Vidal . Chilean newspaper La Cuarta (h/t Uche Amako of the Daily Express ) said the Red Devils will offer the Chilean superstar £12.7 million a year in wages on a four-year contract.

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  • Kevin Love Placed In Concussion Protocol
Kevin Love Placed In Concussion Protocol

Love was inadvertently elbowed in the face by Heat center Jordan Mickey , forcing him out of the Cavaliers' 98-79 loss to Miami on Tuesday. Love later showed some concussion-like symptoms at halftime and was held out of the second half for precautionary reasons.

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  • 'The Darkest Minds' with Mandy Moore Releases Its First Trailer and Poster
'The Darkest Minds' with Mandy Moore Releases Its First Trailer and Poster

Those that survived, like Ruby, subsequently developed super-human powers ranging from extreme intelligence to the ability to wield electricity or fire. Of course, they have to evade the government, and the fearsome bounty hunter ( Gwendoline Christie ) who turns escapees in for money, if they ever want to find out.

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  • Dodger Stadium Sewage Leak Ends Spring Training Game
Dodger Stadium Sewage Leak Ends Spring Training Game

When asked what kind of fluid ended up on the field - if it was possibly sewage, wastewater, tertiary water or something else - the co-owner said, "There's no way to know that". You want to finish strong. Sports reporter Michael J. Duarte of NBC Los Angeles tweeted that the pipe water flooded exclusive seating areas near third base as well as a c...

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  • Chelsea's Alonso rules out return to Real Madrid
Chelsea's Alonso rules out return to Real Madrid

Chelsea legend Gianfranco Zola has said that his former club must look to "sort" any problems with Antonio Conte . "I just try to give the best of me and my team". Alonso is expected to feature for Spain tonight and Marca say it's the Chelsea player's "dream". The Blues have made their way to the semi-finals of the FA Cup, where they will...

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  • Joe Root unaware of ball-tampering concerns in Ashes
Joe Root unaware of ball-tampering concerns in Ashes

England's Stuart Broad has questioned why Australia moved away from the bowling methods that served them so well during the Ashes , following Saturday's ball-tampering controversy. "I saw Steve in his press conference say it's the first time they tried it, which seems really surprising, why they'd change a method that was working", Broad told m...

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  • Isaiah Thomas to undergo 'minimally invasive' surgery on hip
Isaiah Thomas to undergo 'minimally invasive' surgery on hip

Lonzo Ball should continue to log 40-plus minutes while Tyler Ennis works as his primary backup. Thomas is in a contract year and the hip surgery doesn't help his cause as he potentially looks for a new home this summer. Thomas did not play Monday night in the Lakers loss to the Pistons. If the Lakers are unsuccessful in those recruitments, it...

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  • Broncos Acquire Su'a Cravens From Redskins
Broncos Acquire Su'a Cravens From Redskins

The safety expressed that he wished to retire last September, but after talking with management, he was placed on the reserve/left squad, meaning he would have to sit out the season, per ESPN . Cravens hasn't played in a game since 2016 season. If Cravens is good to go in 2018, this looks like a good move for the Broncos. He was reinstated by the ...

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  • Subramanian Swamy Says Sridevi Was Murdered, Possibly Because Of Bollywood-Underworld Links
Subramanian Swamy Says Sridevi Was Murdered, Possibly Because Of Bollywood-Underworld Links

The politician described the actor's death in Dubai as a "murder". Also the report mentioned traces of alcohol in Sridevi's blood. He said, "It doesn't appear to me the facts that have come out in the media are consistent". As against reported earlier that she died of cardiac arrest, a dramatic twist came after a Dubai Police forensic report stat...

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  • Disgraced Warner quits as Hyderabad IPL captain
Disgraced Warner quits as Hyderabad IPL captain

Even as the Australian cricket is under stress after the ball tampering allegations surfaced, the fall out is still continuing. Smith and Warner have $1.9 million dollar contracts, Smith with the Rajasthan Royals and Warner for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the cash-rich Twenty20 tournament.

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  • IPL 2018 ban for Smith, Warner
IPL 2018 ban for Smith, Warner

The severe punishments were confirmed by Cricket Australia today. Smith was found to have had knowledge of Warner's plot, failed to consider preventing his vice-captain, directed Bancroft to hide the sandpaper, lied to match officials and the public.

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  • Florida woman seeks to save tree by marrying it
Florida woman seeks to save tree by marrying it

Though rooted on city property, some of the Indian laurel's 8,000-square-foot canopy and root system extends to a neighboring lot, for sale for $1 million. The Beautification Advisory Board will discuss the famous ficus at its meeting Tuesday at Fort Myers City Hall. City spokeswoman Stephanie Schaffer said in an email to News-Press that the "ci...

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  • Real Madrid star will snub United AND Arsenal for City this summer
Real Madrid star will snub United AND Arsenal for City this summer

Here I have the confidence of the coach. Keylor Navas has been a good player for Real, and Loris Karius has shown in recent months he can become a reliable No. "We are happy, but the World Cup has not started yet". 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 b...

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  • Australia send disgraced trio home, Warner loses IPL captaincy
Australia send disgraced trio home, Warner loses IPL captaincy

Wicketkeeper Tim Paine will take over as Australia's 46th Test captain, while Darren Lehmann - despite reports he was about to quit - will remain as coach and "was not in any way involved in the incident", Sutherland said. However, Sutherland has insisted Lehmann was not involved. "To win back the public, to have a team that we love, we can't j...

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  • Vaughan 'pretty sure' Australia tampered with ball during Ashes
Vaughan 'pretty sure' Australia tampered with ball during Ashes

There has been no stopping trolls that have not left Australia captain Steve Smith alone since the ball-tampering row. Cricket Australia's internal investigation has found them to have conspired to alter the condition of the ball at Newlands .

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  • Netanyahu rushed to hospital
Netanyahu rushed to hospital

He had suffered a throat infection about two weeks ago. Netanyahu stopped several times to cough during a speech on Tuesday, according to Channel Eser . Netanyahu denies any wrongdoing. Wednesday's scheduled cabinet meeting will be led by Liberman should Netanyahu be unable to fill his role. Netanyahu, his wife Sara and his son Yari were ques...

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  • All Defendants Acquitted in Jackson/Olding Rape Trial
All Defendants Acquitted in Jackson/Olding Rape Trial

The jurors also ruled that Rory Harrison was not guilty of perverting the course of justice and withholding information. When the eleven jurors returned to the courtroom, Judge Patricia Smyth continued her summary of the evidence heard.

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  • Verdasco dumps Kokkinakis to reach Miami fourth round
Verdasco dumps Kokkinakis to reach Miami fourth round

The tweet was later deleted but not before it was picked up by Krygios' Twitter followers. A heated Verdasco replied to Kyrgios with 'When you have the courage to put a tweet insulting another player you need to have the same to don't [sic] delete it, ' he wrote and blocked Kyrgios on Twitter.

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  • New York Auto Show: Audi RS5 Sportback
New York Auto Show: Audi RS5 Sportback

As you would have expected, the workings under the skin of Audi's new RS5 Coupe and subsequent RS4 Avant have now been applied to the A5 Sportback bodystyle. It apportions power in a nominal 40 per cent:60 per cent split between the front and rear axles, to provide the new Audi Sport model with a distinct rear-wheel drive bias.

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  • Johnny Manziel cracks joke about throwing at pro days
Johnny Manziel cracks joke about throwing at pro days

Manziel, 25, threw to Texas A&M receivers and running backs as they prepare for the NFL Draft. The Patriots were also reportedly the first team Manziel met with ahead of the 2014 draft. Representatives from the Patriots - as well as the Giants and Jets - were in attendance . On Tuesday, Manziel met with the Patriots before and after his th...

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  • NIT 2018: Semifinals Scores, Updated Bracket and Championship Schedule
NIT 2018: Semifinals Scores, Updated Bracket and Championship Schedule

Penn State (24-13) had a middling year in the Big Ten, but beat Ohio State twice in the regular season and again in the Big Ten Tournament before losing to Purdue. The Bulldogs have seen their season three-point percentage increase from an terrible 31.7 percent - the 318th worst in the nation - to an impressive 44.3 in their three NIT games.

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  • I deserve to lose top spot: Federer
I deserve to lose top spot: Federer

Ranked 175th - it is only Kokkinakis' fifth tournament in the past seven months - the 21-year-old came out with big serves, winning 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-4). He gave me one double-fault, but I knuckled down, put pressure on him, started dictating the points. I wanted to get a couple tournaments before the clay court season starts.

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  • Smith replaces as skipper of Rajasthan Royals
Smith replaces as skipper of Rajasthan Royals

Steve Smith had admitted to his involvement in the ball tampering allegations during the Test match against South Africa . The 29-year-old had earlier captained Team India Dharamsala Test against Australia to win the series 2-1.

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  • Chris Mack Becomes New UofL MBB Head Coach — UofL BASKETBALL | Reports
Chris Mack Becomes New UofL MBB Head Coach — UofL BASKETBALL | Reports

The university has called a special meeting of its board of trustees at 3:15 p.m., following a meeting of its personnel committee at 2:30 p.m. Look for an introduction on Wednesday. "Ultimately, I felt like this situation offered a new and unique challenge that I could not turn down". Mack's contract is for seven years and worth an estimated $4 m...

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