• Christian French policeman killed in extremist attack honoured in national tribute
Christian French policeman killed in extremist attack honoured in national tribute

A police officer, Lt. Col. Arnaud Beltrame , was killed after swapping himself with a hostage being held by Lakdim in the supermarket. Beltrame has been posthumously awarded France's highest accolade, the Legion d'honneur. Today, the coffin of the Arnaud Beltrame was driven through a rainy Paris , with people lining the streets of the cap...

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  • Two-Week Winter Break Agreed In The Premier League
Two-Week Winter Break Agreed In The Premier League

England's constant failings at major tournaments have often been put down to fatigue after gruelling domestic campaigns, with other leagues such as the Bundesliga , La Liga and Serie A being afforded lengthy breaks halfway through the season.

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  • Cavs' Love in concussion protocol, out against Hornets
Cavs' Love in concussion protocol, out against Hornets

According to the Associated Press , LeBron said he would definitely vote for himself if given the opportunity and provided a number of reasons why. "I've said it", James told Reynolds. The duo share the record at 866 consecutive games, for now. In his 15th National Basketball Association season, LeBron is having one of the best statistical...

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  • Cinderella Loyola a nightmare opponent for Beilein, Michigan
Cinderella Loyola a nightmare opponent for Beilein, Michigan

Only four teams remain from 64 hopefuls to start the tournament: Loyola Chicago Ramblers from the South who will take on the Michigan Wolverines from the West, and the Villanova Wildcats from the East who will face the Kansas Jayhawks from the Midwest.

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  • Shane Warne condemns 'hysteria' over ball-tampering scandal
Shane Warne condemns 'hysteria' over ball-tampering scandal

Lehmann has been found not guilty of knowing plans made on the third day of the Cape Town Test to generate reverse swing by tampering with the ball. Surprisingly, the side's coach Darren Lehmann has been cleared of any involvement following a preliminary inquiry by Cricket Australia .

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  • Dallas Cowboys' Jerry Jones to appeal payment of legal fees
Dallas Cowboys' Jerry Jones to appeal payment of legal fees

The punishment will be issued in the coming weeks by Goodell, who will declare Jones' actions were detrimental to the league. In August previous year, the National Football League suspended Elliott for six games over allegations of domestic violence after one of the running back's ex-girlfriends claimed he had abused her five times.

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  • LaMarcus Aldridge (knee) avoids structural damage, day-to-day for Spurs
LaMarcus Aldridge (knee) avoids structural damage, day-to-day for Spurs

But if Aldridge is down as well, things get even tougher for San Antonio. In fact, the former No. 2 overall pick (2006) racked up a total of 178 points in the five games prior to Tuesday's. We've got tough opponents. Up next, the Spurs host OKC on Thursday night-with or without Aldridge. We're playing against teams that need wins. Aldridge is a...

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  • Royals C Salvador Perez out several weeks
Royals C Salvador Perez out several weeks

One would be hard pressed to find a catcher who's been more durable than Salvador Perez over the last five seasons. In the Opening Day lineup for Kansas City will be Jon Jay (CF), Whit Merrifield (2B), Mike Moustakas (3B), Lucas Duda (1B), Cheslor Cuthbert, (DH) and Jorge Soler (RF).

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  • Lucas Moura backs Tottenham to end poor run at Chelsea
Lucas Moura backs Tottenham to end poor run at Chelsea

Toby Alderweireld has been told by Belgium coach Roberto Martinez he needs game-time at Tottenham to be selected for the World Cup. Seven weeks [until the World Cup] is not a lot of time. Should Toby not even make the match day 18, I think you could make a compelling argument that his absence from the squad has more to do with his contract tha...

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  • BCCI bars Steve Smith, David Warner from this year's IPL
BCCI bars Steve Smith, David Warner from this year's IPL

Bancroft, meanwhile, received a slightly lesser punishment. Three replacement players have flown out from Australia to take their places for the final test in South Africa starting on Friday. It was only a month ago when Warner was the toast of Australian cricket, earning plaudits from teammates and coaches for the way he led the side to Twenty...

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  • Australia captain Smith banned 12 months for tampering plot
Australia captain Smith banned 12 months for tampering plot

Paine admits the fourth test will not just be about how the Australian team perform, but how their behaviour is viewed by the watching world as they look to put the recent scandal behind them. "It is hoped that following a period of suspension, the players will be able to return to playing the game they love and eventually rebuild their careers".

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  • Vladimir Guerrero Jr ends spring training with walk-off HR
Vladimir Guerrero Jr ends spring training with walk-off HR

It would be tough to draw up a better ending to spring training than the one provided Tuesday night by Toronto Blue Jays top prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. "These two days have been wonderful for me, like a dream come true", Guerrero Jr, who was treated to two standing ovations by fans the Olympic Stadium , was quoted as saying by Sportsnet .

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  • England midfielder Eric Dier hails 'brilliant' coach Gareth Southgate
England midfielder Eric Dier hails 'brilliant' coach Gareth Southgate

England were fortunate to escape some defensive lapses, especially when Ciro Immobile headed over in the first half - but looked to be closing out a confidence-boosting win until a late intervention from VAR. Other countries are further ahead in the experiment than we are. "Hopefully it will be spot on at the World Cup ". "What's really pleas...

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  • Yes, There Is a Dunkin' Donuts Running Shoe
Yes, There Is a Dunkin' Donuts Running Shoe

Dunkin' Donuts unveils Girl Scout cookie-flavored coffee " Our limited edition collaboration with Dunkin', celebrating the symbiotic relationship between coffee, running and donuts", the Saucony website says. The design features a strawberry-frosted donut on the heel with sprinkles on the sides. An iced coffee is printed on the inside sole of t...

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  • Sachin Tendulkar supports Cricket Australia ban on Steve Smith, David Warner
Sachin Tendulkar supports Cricket Australia ban on Steve Smith, David Warner

He avoided a ban and responded with a hundred in the following match. South Africa were again caught in hot water a year later when bowler Vernon Philander was found guilty of "scratching the ball with his fingers and thumb". Atherton was accused to have used dirt to change the condition of the ball, He tried to defend himself saying that he had ...

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  • Reds Opening Day game postponed until Friday
Reds Opening Day game postponed until Friday

The game has been rescheduled for 4:10 p.m. Friday as well as all other opening day festivities. The Reds Community Fund Charity Block Party will run from 11 a.m.to 4 p.m. The team also announced that ticket holders who can't attend Friday's game can exchange their tickets for any 2018 regular-season home game. The games themselves aren't actuall...

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  • Saints sign TE Benjamin Watson to one-year deal
Saints sign TE Benjamin Watson to one-year deal

Watson just agreed to a one-year deal with his former team, the New Orleans Saints, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter and NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. He was voted by his teammates as the Ravens' recipient of the Ed Block Courage Award. Watson has also built a reputation as one of the most respected players in the league, with community initiati...

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  • Yankees Not Allowed to Use Player Faces in Beer Foam Art
Yankees Not Allowed to Use Player Faces in Beer Foam Art

In signing with Adidas baseball, Judge joins a crop of Major League Baseball's rising stars that includes Chicago Cubs' third baseman, Kris Bryant , Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa and Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman, who left Jordan Brand to sign with Adidas this off-season.

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  • Sarb cuts interest rate
Sarb cuts interest rate

Four members of the Monetary Policy Committee voted to cut the rate while three wanted to keep it on hold, Kganyago said. "The domestic growth outlook is more positive but still challenging‚" Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago said on Wednesday.

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  • Holy Week, Easter services slated
Holy Week, Easter services slated

Friday, March 30. Until the mid-1950s, when the Easter Vigil had been revived, almost every parish in the United States sung Tenebrae on Holy Thursday, Good Friday , and Holy Saturday . March 30. Holy Thursday will be observed with Mass at 6 p.m. and Adoration until midnight. Memorial Presbyterian Church, Marysville, will have candlelight praye...

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  • Australia ban Smith, Warner in ball-tampering scandal
Australia ban Smith, Warner in ball-tampering scandal

Captain Steve Smith , vice-captain David Warner and opening batsman Cameron Bancroft have all been sent home and banned from top-level cricket for their part in the incident. The incident that led to the entire controversy and the subsequent suspensions took place during South Africa's innings on Saturday afternoon when Bancroft was captur...

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  • Zdeno Chara Staying With Bruins
Zdeno Chara Staying With Bruins

Chara had said as early as last year's break-up day that he wanted to continue playing and was hoping he could continue that activity with the Bruins. Chara is in his 20th season in the National Hockey League and 12th season with the Bruins. Chara is averaging a team-high ‪23 minutes of ice time this season.

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  • Reliving the Final Four
Reliving the Final Four

They almost cut it to three points when Evans found Zach Smith in the lane, but Paschall blocked him and sparked a fast break that ended with Phil Booth's basket at the other end. The nun is a former basketballer herself; The Chicago Tribune reports Sister Jean played basketball during high school, before joining the Sisters of Charity of the...

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  • Browns trade quarterback Cody Kessler to Jacksonville
Browns trade quarterback Cody Kessler to Jacksonville

Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell recently said the team had a "backup quarterback" plan. But after the team acquired Tyrod Taylor from Buffalo, dealt DeShone Kizer to Green Bay and with the Browns expected to take a quarterback with the No.

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  • 5 most anticipated match-ups of the 2018 Masters
5 most anticipated match-ups of the 2018 Masters

A miscalculation saw Poulter told that a last-eight finish would be enough to secure a 13th Masters appearance, only for him to lose his next match and miss out by 0.03 world ranking points . Tiger Woods' career resurgence has made him one of the betting favorites to win The Masters in Vegas, but is the 42-year-old really the best pick to captur...

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