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Kagiso Rabada charged with Level 2 offence, faces two-Test ban

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Thanks to Rabada's 5/96, Australia were bowled out for 243 before South Africa finished the day 39/1, Rabada again in the thick of the action having been sent in as a nightwatchman after the departure of Aiden Markram. Fellow pacemen Lungi Ngidi had three wickets and Vernon Philander two. Play on Day 2 starts at 10:00. "I don't think anyone's read it, to be honest". Read More »

Alberta curler Brendan Bottcher advances to semifinal of Tim Hortons Brier

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The 1-2 game of the Tim Hortons Brier, unlike the 3-4 game that precedes it, is always played with a net. After finishing second at the Tim Hortons Brier past year, Team Canada will have a chance to win the tournament Sunday for the first time since 2015, while Ontario is still in the hunt for its first Tim Hortons Brier title since 2012. Read More »

Everton cruise to victory despite Rooney penalty…

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Allardyce also confirmed that Morgan Schneiderlin and Idrissa Gueye missed the win through illness, adding: 'We knew Morgan was ill and I think Gana has caught the same bug so first thing this morning we got the call that he couldn't make it so we had a little think about it. Read More »

The Raptors beating the Rockets is NBA basketball at its best

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The only question was whether it would come after the team has an off-night against a lousy team or some real competition. The two teams are both the No. DeRozan scored 23 points on his way to eclipsing the 13,000-point mark for his career. Capela got the rebound, but Paul missed a three of his own, but the Rockets couldn't corral the rebound. Read More »

Mourinho aims to scare Liverpool by heaping praise on 'Sergeant' Lukaku

I don't know who hasn't had some. I love the attitude, I love the character. He's the guy that you can trust. "When I say to a striker, "Go there and do that job for me", then he is a sergeant". Rashford marked his first Premier League start since Boxing Day in flawless fashion with two well-taken goals, his first double since his league debut in February 2016. Read More »

Kawhi Leonard: Could return vs. Pelicans

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The Spurs have sorely missed Leonard, who is a two-time All-Star, two-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year and one-time NBA champion, and he was also named the 2014 NBA Finals MVP. He is a two-time victor (2015 and 2016) of the NBA's Defensive Player of the Year award. His return would give the Spurs a huge boost on both ends of the court. Read More »

Leicester boss Puel denies Simpson rift

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I like to give to the player a discussion, not just about why they play or not. "There is a good balance between the senior and young players and we need to continue this run [of using young players] because it is good for the squad and for the future of Leicester". Read More »

Kubica gave up track time for Stroll

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All teams have lost running time during the two weeks of testing because of the weather as well as sundry reliability issues. Williams deputy team principal Claire Williams praised the generous Kubica for the gesture. "What was really nice was that Robert volunteered himself before anyone needed to have any discussions about any re-balancing". However, Williams issued a revised line-up on Thursday evening, with Sirotkin's time in the auto moved to the morning session today (Friday), ... Read More »

NXS: Keselowski wins at ISM Raceway Featured

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Keselowski took the lead from Christopher Bell off a pit stop with 32 laps left and pulled away in the race that was delayed two hours because of light rain at the mile oval southwest of Phoenix. Allgaier is third in the standings, seven points back, and Bell trails the leader by eight points in fourth. The race ended with a 104 lap green flag stretch, the second longest green stretch to ever end a race at ISM. Read More »

AB bats Proteas into 1st innings lead

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South Africa is ahead but its position is not as strong as it was hoping for after a good start. While other batsmen had struggled to gain any momentum to the South African innings, de Villiers looked at ease and played strokes to all parts of the ground in reaching a half-century off 62 balls with 10 fours. Read More »

Chelsea close gap on Spurs as Palace are left in relegation mire

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Given Chelsea's past two defeats at the hands of both Manchester clubs, fans of the Blues were happy to see Conte using a recognised striker at Stamford Bridge. Palace haven't lost four Premier League games in a row since a run of eight back in September. Antonio Conte's side, who sit outside the Premier League's top four in fifth place, will want to take advantage of top four rivals Liverpool losing at Manchester United earlier in the day by taking all three points. Read More »

Is judiciary a political party, asks Ahsan Iqbal

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He also ordered to submit project cycle 1 (PC-1) of all the clean water projects underway in Lahore till March 23. Earlier, CJP had asked the provincial government what steps it has taken for boosting health and education sectors. "Somebody else have to do care if the responsible people are not doing", the CJP commented. Justice Umar Atta Bandiyal reiterated that the country is drowned in debts while rulers spend money on advertisements. Read More »

Shire (SHPG) PT Lowered to $181.00

About 452,723 shares traded. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 6,492 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $1,073,000 after acquiring an additional 381 shares during the last quarter. The insider TASTAD CAROLYN M sold 1,935 shares worth $152,724. The biopharmaceutical company reported $3.98 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $3.86 by $0.12. Read More »

Joel Embiid rips Hassan Whiteside for his dirty play

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Following the game, Embiid did one of the things he does best off of the basketball court and talked quite a bit of trash regarding Whiteside's style of play. "I don't care what we have outside of basketball but at the same time, you've got to respect the rules of basketball and play basketball and have fun doing it". Read More »

Derrick Rose signs deal with Minnesota Timberwolves

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He said he knew he likely wouldn't play Thursday against Boston and he didn't on the night after he signed with the team and participated in shootaround in the morning. During that brief stretch with the Wine and Gold, Rose averaged 9.8 points, 1.8 rebounds, 1.8 turnovers and 1.6 assists per game while shooting 43.9 percent from the field. Read More »

Johnson Leads Western Kentucky to CUSA Title Game,

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Saturday. "Honey, you understand those other two games have nothing to do with this game no matter how much we beat them by, has absolutely nothing to do with it", Stansbury said. In the process, he became the fifth player in WKU history to record 1,000 rebounds and 1,000 points in a career. Zack Bryant led the Blazers (20-13) with 16 points, Nate Darling scored 12, Cokley and William Lee scored 12 each and Lewis Sullivan added 10. Read More »

Valverde Not Interested In Discussing Neymar Rumors

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According to AS (h/t Balague ), Real Madrid are interested in bringing the player back to La Liga , but a huge fee of €400 million (£355.5 million) could be the asking price. But since then, Barcelona has signed Ousmane Dembele for €145m and Philippe Coutinho for €160m, while PSG also bought Kylian Mbappe for €180m. The 26-year-old has since been linked with a return to Spain, with speculation the Ligue 1 leaders could allow him to leave for nearly double the amount they paid. Read More »

LeBron James Says Free Agency Not on His Mind

However, it wasn't quite enough as they had no answer for Anthony Davis, who went off for 41 points and 13 rebounds. "I'd never had one before", Love wrote. Cleveland now sits at 38-26, which is good for the No. 3 seed in the eastern conference. However, showing some of the same confidence he did when rating his game, James said he isn't paying attention to seeding. Read More »

Giants Decline Comment On Viral Video Of Odell Beckham Jr

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It's unclear when the footage was taken and it doesn't appear Beckham knows he's being filmed. Beckham's agent did not respond to inquiries about the unanswered questions raised by the video. After suffering a season-ending fractured ankle in Week 5 of the 2017 season, Beckham is training and rehabbing in Los Angeles but returns to the Giants facility for medical checkups, according to Giants general manager Dave Gettleman . Read More »

Trojans End Ducks' Pac-12 Tournament Run in Semis 74-54

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Following Friday night's Pac-12 Tournament semifinal loss to USC, the Oregon Ducks are all but eliminated from the NCAA Tournament. It's the third time the Trojans defeated the young OR team and will now face Arizona for the conference tournament championship. Read More »

West Indies too strong for minnows

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Ireland captain William Porterfield won the toss and asked the West Indies to bat and that decision paid dividends as the Windies fell to 83 for the loss of five wickets at one stage, the unsafe Chris Gayle an early wicket to fall. Tournament hosts Zimbabwe , like the Windies and Scotland before them, are safely through to next stage after a convincing 89-run over Hong Kong . Read More »

Royals RF Jorge Bonifacio tests positive for steroid; suspended 80 games

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The commissioner's office made the announcement on Saturday. Bonifacio tested positive for Boldenone, the steroid Jenrry Mejia and David Paulino, among others, have been popped for in recent years. A native of the Dominican Republic, Bonifacio signed with Kansas City as an worldwide free agent in 2009. The Royals recently signed the free-agent outfielder Jon Jay. Read More »

NCAA bracketology: The latest on where Clemson stands

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The two most intriguing bubble teams, Oklahoma and Arizona State, lost their respective conference tournament openers Wednesday. Those teams, though, haven't fared too poorly once the tournament began. San Diego State: The Aztecs (21-10, RPI 85, Strength of Schedule 125) did what they had to do to keep in contention for a bid to the Big Dance for the first time in three years by blowing out No. Read More »

South African bowler charged after Smith incident

Rabada's knock of 29 ended on day two of the second Test, when he played on to Pat Cummins. Rabada took three of his wickets in an over and removed Australian batsmen on the last ball before tea and first ball after it to suddenly turn the tide in the home team's favor with some fast reverse swing bowling. Read More »

Expert warns Trump's tariffs will hurt United States businesses, consumers

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Seoul will "actively respond" to the tariffs, the ministry said , but it didn't specify whether it would take any retaliatory action against U.S. goods. Evraz North American employs hundreds at a rolling mill and steel pipe mill in Portland. Mr Sebright, who just returned from Abu Dhabi, told The National: "My view is that the UAE will meet quietly with its U.S. Read More »

Klopp rues 'clear penalty' not being given after Liverpool loss

So they scored twice like that. Obviously they were a couple of poor goals to give away and when you go two goals down at a place like this it's always going to be tough to come back. 'They do what they do at the highest level, to get the third or fourth chance will not happen. Yes, but that's part of our life. The Premier League Player and Manager of the Month award for February has been revealed with the league's current top scorer scooping the award for the second time this season. Read More »

Sharma, Wallace share lead at Indian Open

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Shubhankar was one of them, and though he ended his round with a birdie, but for the double bogey on the 17th, the sole lead could have been his. Sharma (73, 64, 72), European and Asian Tour order of merit leader, said of his round, "The course played really tough and I'm very happy with a 72". Read More »

Giants Cut Former Steelers P Brad Wing

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The move clears up $1.025 million in salary cap space for the Giants. This was a performance-based decision. Wing is coming off a rough 2017 season. He then signed with Pittsburgh on January 3, 2014. They will not go into training camp with only one unproven punter. Coach Pat Shurmur and general manager Dave Gettleman were not around when numerous current players were signed, drafted or acquired. Read More »

SAfrica's Rabada charged over Smith shoulder bump, faces ban

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Warner has since been fined 75% of his match fee by the ICC. "I haven't read it", Lyon said, adding he wasn't aware there was a message. Rabada has already accumulated five demerit points and stands to earn three more, which would amount to two suspension points and a two-Test ban. Read More »

Powered by Anthony Davis, the Pelicans are risky

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Davis has been unbelievable in the box score department giving him Player of the Month honors for his February performances, averaging 35 points, 13 rebounds, 2.45 steals and 2.18 blocks. 3 seed spot in the Western Conference playoff race, depending on the outcome of 39-26 Portland's game at Golden State late Friday night. He also had a key three-pointer, which would send the Pelicans into a timeout to stop the bleeding. Read More »

Rabada faces suspension after Smith incident

Rabada found reverse swing shortly before tea and angled a length ball in at middle stump towards a shuffling Smith, who was struck on the back pad, in front of middle stump. Rabada took the attack to the Australians with six fours, proving an irritation with the bat following his excellent 5-96 with the ball in the Australian innings. Read More »

Valverde responds to speculation Neymar could return to Barcelona

Barcelona are still embroiled in a financial dispute over a bonus due to Neymar last summer, which the club cancelled when they believe it became clear he was moving to PSG. But since then, Barcelona has signed Ousmane Dembele for €125m and Philippe Coutinho for €142m, while PSG also bought Kylian Mbappe for €145m. "He could play at any club". Read More »