• Uehara leads ANA; Thompson, Wie playing in afternoon
Uehara leads ANA; Thompson, Wie playing in afternoon

U.S. Amateur champion Sophia Schubert also is in the field along with fellow amateurs Lucy Li, Albane Valenzuela, Lilia Vu, Maria Fassi and Atthaya Thitikul . She averaged a robust 322 yards per measured drive. The player to beat, though, could well be Inbee Park, despite her recent struggles with injury.

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  • Cardinals, RHP Holland agree to 1-year deal
Cardinals, RHP Holland agree to 1-year deal

Holland is coming off an All-Star season in which he led the National League with 41 saves as a member of the Colorado Rockies . His addition would be a major boost to an unsettled Cardinals bullpen lacking a proven closer in the wake of several injuries.

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  • IPL 2018: Aussie Pacer Mitchell Starc to Miss Tournament Due to Injury
IPL 2018: Aussie Pacer Mitchell Starc to Miss Tournament Due to Injury

KKR had bought Starc for a huge amount of Rs 9.4 Crores following an intense bidding war in the mega-auction earlier this year in January. The pacer will return home after the game, for which he was replaced by debutant Chadd Sayers, for further rehabilitation.

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  • Australia cricket coach Lehmann to quit after South Africa series
Australia cricket coach Lehmann to quit after South Africa series

The absences are among a raft of Cricket Australia punishments after Smith and Bancroft's admission to a plot - in which Warner was a ringleader, it has transpired - to use sandpaper to alter the condition of the ball. Australian cricket coach Darren Lehmann reacts as he briefs media at the Wanderes stadium in Johanneburg, South Africa March ...

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  • Emre Can doubtful for Liverpool's Crystal Palace clash due to back injury
Emre Can doubtful for Liverpool's Crystal Palace clash due to back injury

The Premier League returns this weekend, and it is truly in its final stretch. A Sadio Mane goal midway through the second half separated the reverse fixture during matchweek two, but both sides can claim to have made significant enhancements since that game in August.

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  • Colts head coach Frank Reich provides huge update on Andrew Luck's rehab
Colts head coach Frank Reich provides huge update on Andrew Luck's rehab

With the progress he's shown, Luck should be present for the start of the Colts' offseason program next month, which will be another important step for him. "He's obviously a centerpiece to the offense, but as coaches you have to take the mentality - you should take the mentality - of next man up", Reich said.

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  • San Antonio Spurs: LaMarcus Aldridge has no structural damage in knee
San Antonio Spurs: LaMarcus Aldridge has no structural damage in knee

That said, he could be under a minutes restriction, making him somewhat risky in DFS. George, who had been 0 for 13 from 3-point range (7 of 31 overall) in the Thunder's last two games, scored 26 points. At this point, it might be wise to bet against the Thunder when they're playing in San Antonio . The Spurs had 18 turnovers, including three in...

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  • Miami Open: Venus Williams Knocked out by 'Minnow'
Miami Open: Venus Williams Knocked out by 'Minnow'

American qualifier Danielle Collins garnered the first Top 10 win of her career with a straight-set triumph over legendary compatriot Venus Williams in the quarterfinal at the Miami Open on Wednesday. In a rematch of last year's round of 16 match at Wimbledon , the French Open champion was too strong for fourth seed Elina Svitolina , runn...

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  • Apologetic Smith breaks down as disgraced trio return to Australia
Apologetic Smith breaks down as disgraced trio return to Australia

The financial repercussions continued for the players, with all three losing sponsorship deals, and for Cricket Australia, who lost a major partner when Magellan Financial Group Ltd binned a three-year team naming rights deal after seven months.

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  • Faf du Plessis: a guru on modern leadership
Faf du Plessis: a guru on modern leadership

Cricket Australia (CA) has slapped Steve Smith and David Warner with one-year bans, while Cameron Bancroft has been suspended for nine months for his role in the Cape Town cheating scandal. "It's a mistake that was made and I feel that it's easier said than done, but they can move on now". He's a good leader for Australia . Proteas captain...

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  • Trump, Mattis discuss border wall funding
Trump, Mattis discuss border wall funding

They have talked about it. "They have talked about it but I don't have any more details with respect to any specifics". White could not say when the two spoke, and said it was "an initial conversation". Trump has repeatedly promised to build a wall along the U.S. -Mexico border and to compel Mexico to pay for it, a plan his Mexican counterpar...

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  • Penn State men's basketball takes down Utah to win 2018 NIT Championship
Penn State men's basketball takes down Utah to win 2018 NIT Championship

After beating good teams like Temple, Notre Dame, Marquette, and Mississippi State, Pat Chambers team faced a veteran-led Utah team in the finals of the NIT. Utah came out firing to start the third quarter, but Stevens knocked down two shots on back-to-back possessions from his sweet spot in the mid-range to keep his team in front.

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  • National Football League cheerleader fired over Instagram post files federal complaint claiming discrimination
National Football League cheerleader fired over Instagram post files federal complaint claiming discrimination

Davis' lawyer, Sara Blackwell, said her client isn't looking to reclaim her job, but to be an advocate for women's rights. The first time she got a taste of it is when she was accused of going to a party where one of the Saints players was in attendance.

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  • Darren Lehmann Left in Tears as he Apologises For Ball-Tampering Scandal
Darren Lehmann Left in Tears as he Apologises For Ball-Tampering Scandal

Smith (28) has been suspended from "all worldwide and domestic cricket" for one year over the ball-tampering incident during the third Test in South Africa. "If you are a terrific cricket team you want to be remembered as that - wonderful players, wonderful people". You have had two players, who have admitted guilt for cheating.

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  • Afellay told to stay away from Stoke by boss Lambert
Afellay told to stay away from Stoke by boss Lambert

As long as you fight you have a chance and that's what you do, you keep fighting for it. "I view them as important as everything else". Stoke do not have a favourable away record against Arsenal , losing their last 15 games, but Lambert, who replaced new Southampton manager Mark Hughes in January, is not phased by their form.

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  • LeBron James says he should win the NBA MVP
LeBron James says he should win the NBA MVP

James matched Jordan's 17-year-old mark Wednesday night against the Jordan-owned Charlotte Hornets when he scored on a powerful alley-oop dunk on a pass from J.R. Keep in mind, all of this was after playing 38 minutes in a loss Tuesday in Miami. So he got me by one right now and I need this. Already with four MVP trophies to his name, many beli...

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  • Australian rugby sevens captain king-hit outside Sydney kebab shop
Australian rugby sevens captain king-hit outside Sydney kebab shop

The 35-year-old player was standing outside the shop about 3.10am Friday when he was allegedly punched in what police called an "unprovoked assault". "Stannard remains in St Vincents Hospital in a stable condition, however he has been diagnosed with a fractured skull", RA said.

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  • Angels' Ohtani to DH, bat 8th in Major League Baseball debut
Angels' Ohtani to DH, bat 8th in Major League Baseball debut

Ohtani, who signed a minor-league deal with the Angels in December, was officially added to the Angels 40-man roster after Tuesday's final exhibition game against the Los Angeles Dodgers . "It really has been a learning experience". In the midst of battling throughout the season, I'm sure there will be parts that I will find incredible, as wel...

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  • Arsenal to be challenged by city rivals for Wenger replacement
Arsenal to be challenged by city rivals for Wenger replacement

Lacazette, 26, joined Arsenal as the club's marquee signing last summer and was expected to be the focal point of Arsene Wenger's attack for the 2017/18 campaign. "It took him some time to adapt to the intensity of the games and I think he was not aggressive enough for the Premier League [initially]". "It (the hunger) is as big as I've ever...

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  • Sergio Garcia wins Laureus Breakthrough Award, 18 years after first
Sergio Garcia wins Laureus Breakthrough Award, 18 years after first

With five Laureus statuettes in hand, Williams, is now the most decorated female Laureus Awards victor. "I can't wait to meet with them, let's do the same this year!" said Federer. This year it was given to the success of the players in the 2017 calendar year. Wheelchair racer Marcel Hug was awarded with the world sportsperson of the year with...

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  • Kim Jong Un's wife becomes beauty icon in China
Kim Jong Un's wife becomes beauty icon in China

It's also possible that the Kim-Xi meeting would have been planned long before Kim's outreach to South Korea and the United States. The state media confirmed the visit only after Kim had returned to North Korea. According to the Yomiuri Shimbun, Abe added "It is imperative that North Korea dismantle its nuclear and missile programs completely, ...

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  • Emotions bubble over for Stokes
Emotions bubble over for Stokes

A lukewarm batting display has cost New Zealand dearly in Wednesday's second ODI against England , going down by six wickets. The pair shared a stand of 88 off 91 balls as the tourists chased down a modest target of 224 in just 37.5 overs - Stokes finishing unbeaten on 63 off 74 balls in his second game back from a five-month absence, after ...

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  • Syracuse recruit Bazley decommits, heading to G
Syracuse recruit Bazley decommits, heading to G

Darius Bazley , left, is guarded by Jalen Smith during the McDonald's all-American game. "The G League will have the most to offer, considering that is the development league for the National Basketball Association". I see most guys now are spending time in the G League even after they went to school and the draft, so this gives me the chance to ...

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  • Davidson's three HRs lead White Sox over Royals
Davidson's three HRs lead White Sox over Royals

Yolmer Sanchez added a three-run single and Yoan Moncada drove in a pair of runs for the White Sox , who forced Royals manager Ned Yost to burn through nine pitchers. By the time Moncada added an RBI double off Duffy later in the fourth inning, Chicago had turned a four-run hole into a 5-4 advantage. Matt Davidson clubbed three homers on the...

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  • Cubs' Anthony Rizzo: 'It's too Easy to Get a Gun'
Cubs' Anthony Rizzo: 'It's too Easy to Get a Gun'

Tomorrow, Cubs 1B and Stoneman Douglas alumnus Anthony Rizzo will "play host to four of the victims' families" ( CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 3/29 ). Follow our Facebook page to get updates on your news feed! Six minutes later and one pitch into the season, Happ sent a Jose Urena deep to right field for a home run.

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