• Red Sox: Let one get away in season opener at Tampa Bay
Red Sox: Let one get away in season opener at Tampa Bay

Chris Sale did everything he could to give the Boston Red Sox an Opening Day win Thursday. Adeiny Hechavarria followed with an infield single off Carson Smith (0-1), providing a two-run cushion for closer Alex Colome to earn a save.

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  • Los Angeles Rams may be first National Football League team with male cheerleaders
Los Angeles Rams may be first National Football League team with male cheerleaders

Now Quinton Peron and Napoleon Jinnies have made National Football League history, but not for bruising tackling ability or 50-yard touchdown passes. "They really just fit the bill to be a Los Angeles Rams cheerleader", said Emily Leibert, the captain of the Rams' cheerleading squad. "They are intelligent.

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  • Jack Wilshere fit for Arsenal game against Stoke, says Steve Bould
Jack Wilshere fit for Arsenal game against Stoke, says Steve Bould

Wenger was unavailable for Thursday's pre-match press conference ahead of Arsenal's Super Sunday meeting with Stoke due to illness, his assistant confirmed. Wenger has taken the lion's share of the blame for Arsenal dropping off badly this season and a large section of the Gunners fan base want him to leave the club in the summer.

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  • Check out these records broken by the Munford High track team
Check out these records broken by the Munford High track team

The individuals can find where they can be competitive and find a niche. The coach said the early-season meets give the athletes an opportunity to build confidence. "In the shot put contest, Carson Willborn earned a sixth place finish for the Panthers with a strong throw of 32'-1 ½". Not only does the team have high expectations for themselve...

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  • NSAC executive director files formal complaint against Alvarez
NSAC executive director files formal complaint against Alvarez

Given that Alvarez is now suspended in Nevada, albeit temporarily, he is ineligible to fight anywhere in the US until the situation is resolved. The Nevada Athletic Commission chose to temporarily suspend him and he faced an uphill battle in his bid to keep a May 5 rematch with Gennady Golovkin in Las Vegas.

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  • NBA Predictions: Pelicans a good bet to knock off Trail Blazers? 3/27/18
NBA Predictions: Pelicans a good bet to knock off Trail Blazers? 3/27/18

The 29-year-old center, who has not played in a single game this entire season due to bilateral knee injections in October and a separate surgery he had back in December on his right patellar tendon. The Trail Blazers rank fourth in rebounds per game (45.4) while the Pelicans rank 25th in rebounds allowed per game (45.4). The Trail Blazers ...

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  • Tearful Steve Smith apologizes for ball tampering scandal
Tearful Steve Smith apologizes for ball tampering scandal

The four-match series in 2-1 in favour of South Africa with the final game scheduled to begin from Friday. For his part in the incident, Bancroft was handed a nine-month suspension from worldwide and Australian domestic cricket . Earlier, Australian head coach Darren Lehmann had finally broken his silence on the incident, saying that he an...

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  • IN MEMES: Twitter responds to Steve Smith's tears
IN MEMES: Twitter responds to Steve Smith's tears

The 27-year-old has been suspended by Cricket Australia for 12 months for his role in the saga in which he helped orchestrate a plan to tamper with the ball in the third Test between Australia and South Africa in Cape Town . CA said Bancroft, who has played just eight Tests, had illegally attempted to "artificially alter the condition of t...

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  • Marlins Man Will No Longer Attend Team's Home Games
Marlins Man Will No Longer Attend Team's Home Games

Pitching in this matchup will be Jon Lester and Jose Urena . The partnership includes a 12-foot by 35-foot Ocean Bank sign on the ballpark's retractable roof canopy facing SR 836, a signature sign on the main Marlins Vision board inside the ballpark, Ocean Bank branding throughout the Blue Quadrant, which runs from first base to third base, ...

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  • Darren Lehmann resigns as Australia coach
Darren Lehmann resigns as Australia coach

The images were shown on the big screen in Cape Town and the Australian players were booed by the crowd; captain Steve Smith and Bancroft held a press conference after play to explain their actions. Speaking in Johannesburg soon after Lehmann's announcement, Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland said he wanted to pay tribu...

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  • CA bans Warner, Smith for one year; suspends Bancroft for 9 months
CA bans Warner, Smith for one year; suspends Bancroft for 9 months

Lehmann will remain coach for the Wanderers Test in what will be his last game in charge. "This will be my last Test as head coach of the Australian cricket team ", Lehmann told a press conference on the eve of the match. They will not be eligible for any elite cricket, although they can play for grade teams. "This is the right thing for Aus...

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  • Vnbtrust National Association Increases Stake in Discovery Communicatns New (DISCK)
Vnbtrust National Association Increases Stake in Discovery Communicatns New (DISCK)

Meanwhile, DISCK has a wider range of statistics for different time periods, instigating from Perf Week performance pitched -2.86% during the last five trading sessions repeatedly. Fdx Advsr Inc holds 350,906 shares. Tci Wealth Advsr invested in 54,633 shares. Sequoia Financial Advsr Limited owns 74,683 shares. Employees Retirement Sys Of Texas own...

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  • Mauricio Pochettino says Tottenham and Chelsea have great rivalry
Mauricio Pochettino says Tottenham and Chelsea have great rivalry

Chelsea's chances of claiming a top-four finish this season could be over if they fail to beat Spurs at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. "I think when you play this type of game, I think the pressure is for both teams", Pochettino told a news conference.

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  • James pours in 41 as Cavs crush Hornets
James pours in 41 as Cavs crush Hornets

He has helped James reach supernova levels lately, providing James the added spacing to attack the basket relentlessly or raise his assist total with kick-outs to open 3-point shooters or lobs at the rim to athletic finishers. One night after scoring only 18 during the first night of a back-to-back in a loss to the Miami Heat, James was electric. ...

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  • Former TCU star Trevone Boykin arrested in domestic violence case
Former TCU star Trevone Boykin arrested in domestic violence case

Boykin was arrested without incident at his residence at was still in police custody Wednesday ahead of his scheduled arraignment. The accuser, Shabrika Bailey , said that she and Boykin got into a disagreement after she refused to unlock her phone to show Boykin a text message last Tuesday.

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  • Mel Kiper Jr. has four Alabama players in latest mock draft
Mel Kiper Jr. has four Alabama players in latest mock draft

I wouldn't be surprised if this was their pick in round one either, but with Ohio State product having a bad pro day, you have to think the Steelers can get him in round two. So the Colts trade down from No. 3 and still end up with the prospect I've given them in my first two mock drafts. Louisville's Lamar Jackson is the most divisive prospect...

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  • Darren Lehmann is stepping down in wake of ball tampering scandal
Darren Lehmann is stepping down in wake of ball tampering scandal

Stand-in Australian captain Tim Paine had expected to address media at the Wanderers on Thursday ahead of the fourth Test against the Proteas, but instead Lehmann arrived and delivered the news. Television footage showed Lehmann sending a message out onto the field before Bancroft dropped the piece of sandpaper he was clandestinely using to rough u...

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  • LA Galaxy signing Ibrahimovic: Sweden always calling me
LA Galaxy signing Ibrahimovic: Sweden always calling me

However, United's £90 million purchase of Romelu Lukaku earlier in the summer pushed Ibrahimovic to the sidelines, and their elimination this month from the Champions League - which Ibrahimovic never won - allowed the Galaxy to secure him now, rather than during the summer transfer window.

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  • David Warner apologises for his part in ball tampering scandal
David Warner apologises for his part in ball tampering scandal

There was a failure of leadership, of my leadership. He added: "This has caused damage to the game as a whole and certainly to Cricket Australia". I don't blame anyone. With father Peter by his side, a visibly broken Smith faced an eager media after touching down in Sydney and broke down a couple of times while seeking forgiveness for plott...

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  • Barcelona Work To Identify Manchester United Target's Potential Replacement
Barcelona Work To Identify Manchester United Target's Potential Replacement

Umtiti's current deal, signed when he arrived at Barça from Lyon in 2016, runs until 2021. Umtiti has a release clause of £52million which obviously is a possible for United to raise. RB Leipzig centre back Dayot Upamecano has emerged as a top target for the Catalans after impressing in Germany's top flight, but his €100m buy-out clause is likely...

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  • Doctor: Jim Kelly's surgery to remove oral cancer successful
Doctor: Jim Kelly's surgery to remove oral cancer successful

Kelly underwent a 12-hour operation to remove cancer from his jaw and lymph nodes in his neck on Wednesday. After he leaves, he will have follow-up cancer screenings for three months. Kelly had surgery in 2013 to remove oral cancer, then underwent chemotherapy in 2014 when cancer was discovered in his sinuses. This is the third time Kelly has bee...

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  • Barcelona coach, Valverde gives update on Lionel Messi ahead of Sevilla clash
Barcelona coach, Valverde gives update on Lionel Messi ahead of Sevilla clash

The five time Ballon d'Or victor returned to training on Thursday but is set to be continually assessed by the club's medical staff ahead of La Blaugrana's trip to Sevilla on Saturday, as concerns over a minor hamstring strain continue to linger following his absence from action during the worldwide break.

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  • ICC to review player behaviour, Code of Conduct
ICC to review player behaviour, Code of Conduct

The ICC will invite respected ex-internationals to join a panel to review the existing code of conduct in a bid to clarify and define what is expected of players. "We need to define more clearly for the benefit of both the players and the match officials what is acceptable behavior and what is not and what are the appropriate sanctions that shoul...

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  • Darren Lehmann quits as coach of the Australian cricket team
Darren Lehmann quits as coach of the Australian cricket team

Australia cricket coach Darren Lehmann announced Thursday he would quit after the fourth and final test against South Africa, citing the emotional stress of the ball-tampering scandal. I have been speaking to the hierarchy in the last couple of days. Lehmann was also of the opinion that his exit will let the board make a "full review into the c...

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  • Three NBA legends set to headline 2018 Hall of Fame class
Three NBA legends set to headline 2018 Hall of Fame class

The full class of inductees will be officially announced Saturday in San Antonio in conjunction with the Final Four. Hill, who went to Duke, also spent time with the Orlando Magic, Phoenix Suns and Los Angeles Clippers, before retiring in 2013.

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