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NBA Draft 2018: Duke's Marvin Bagley III turning pro after one season

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I'm proud of him because he came in late and he adapted at the highest level. Duke's Marvin Bagley III (35) celebrates a win as Florida State's M.J. Bagley shattered several Blue Devil freshman records, including total points with 694 and double-doubles with 22. "I always dreamed of coming here and being part of this tradition, and it was a great experience for me the whole year", Bagley said of his time at Duke . Read More »

Ball tampering saga: David Warner 'developed' plan according to Cricket Australia findings

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Smith's punishment partially relates to the fact he knew of the plan and failed to stop it, before also misleading match officials regarding Bancroft's attempts to artificially alter the condition of the ball. Smith had a particularly emotional moment with Tim Paine, formally handing over the captaincy with a hug and a handshake. Coach Darren Lehmann, who was cleared of having any knowledge of the tampering plan, was part of a small group of players and backroom staff to see him off. Read More »

Warne questions severity of punishments in Australia ball-tampering scandal

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David Warner has emerged as the instigator of the Australian ball-tampering affair, after it was announced today that he and Steve Smith , the Test captain, have been banned for a year for their part in the scandal. "I am still trying to wrestle with what I think the punishment should be". Cricket Australia has maintained the findings of its investigation was that only three players were involved. Read More »

England midfielder Eric Dier hails 'brilliant' coach Gareth Southgate

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According to the rules regarding VAR, only clear and obvious mistakes should be reviewed. That's my starting point. "From the midfield onwards I thought we were a massive threat tonight, far more than in recent games". Leicester City striker Vardy feels confusion around VAR is not helping players or fans ahead of its implementation at the World Cup in Russian Federation and thinks displaying more information on stadium screens could be a way forward. Read More »

Royals' Salvador Perez out 4-6 weeks after slipping and tearing MCL

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He set career-highs in home runs (27) and RBIs (80) previous year while posting a.268/.297/.495. It was Perez's lowest number of games played in a single season since 2012. "Now I just need to get well and get ready". This is not the first time a player has been injured due to a suitcase. The Royals received some bad news late Wednesday afternoon when it was learned that catcher Salvador Perez will be out four to six weeks with a torn knee ligament. Read More »

Josh McDaniels discusses decision to reject Colts

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According to the Boston Globe's Jim McBride , Head coach Bill Belichick's right-hand man said he had chose to finally move on from the Patriots because he (like the rest of us) didn't know what his trajectory with the team would be. As for Indianapolis , McDaniels told the Globe: "I apologize to anyone who was affected in any way. He has some position versatility", Belichick said , referencing his work at guard as well. Read More »

Smith, David Warner cop 12-month bans

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As Cricket Australia handed down sanctions to cricketers Steve Smith , David Warner and Cameron Bancroft over the ball-tampering saga, more details about coach Darren Lehmann's involvement were revealed. "That's fair enough. But I think it's important that we do over time forgive as well", said Clarke, whom Smith succeeded as Australia captain. Television footage of the scandal-hit third Test in Cape Town showed Lehmann relaying a message down to Handscomb after cameras caught ... Read More »

Cricket Australia slaps 12-month bans on Smith and Warner

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Sacked Australia captain Steve Smith and David Warner have both been banned for 12 months for their roles in the ball-tampering scandal in Cape Town, Cricket Australia (CA) announced on Wednesday, after uncovering a web of lies told by the players after they were caught. Read More »

Sachin Tendulkar on ball-tampering row: Right decision has been taken

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While Smith will not be allowed to captain Australia for two years, Warner has been barred from the Australian captaincy for life. The BCCI also penalised Warner and Smith by barring them from playing in the Indian Premier League . "Let's take the emotion out of it". But you need a level head and you shouldn't destroy someone unless they deserve to be destroyed. "But I don't think a one-year ban is the answer", Warne wrote in his column. Read More »

Nick Saban says Tua Tagovailoa making 'good recovery' from hand injury

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Alabama head coach Nick Saban confirmed KHON2's report last week that Tagovailoa suffered a break on the team's first day of spring workouts, and expressed optimism with his quarterback's response. "Dr. Cain and his medical staff do a phenomenal job here", Saban said. It doesn't matter what kind of insurance you have until you have to make a claim. Read More »

Manchester United ready to bat Chelsea aside and snap up Bayern ace

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The German champions will let the Chilean global leave in the summer, given the impending arrival of Leon Goretza on a free transfer. La Cuarta say United are prepared to go all out to land the 30-year-old this summer as they look to close the gap with neighbours Manchester City next season. Read More »

Final Four 2018: Odds Each Team Wins the National Championship

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And now, the Ramblers have to face-off with a MI team that has a pro in the middle, one of the best defenses in the sport and a masterful tactician on the sideline. And we're going to continue to recruit at a high level, but we believe there's a certain way to do it. The 2016 team trumps the underdog '85 champs that shocked the sport for best in Nova history. Read More »

Watch Out: The first trailer for The Darkest Minds releases

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In the first trailer for her new dystopian-future movie, The Darkest Minds , teenager Ruby (Amandla) develops unusual, powerful abilities that no human was previously thought to ever be capable of. Directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson , the film also stars Gwendoline Christie , Harris Dickinson, Skylan Brooks, Miya Cech and Patrick Gibson, and is adapted from Alexandra Bracken's bestselling series of novels, THE DARKEST MINDS arrives in United Kingdom cinemas August 10. Read More »

It's Masters Swag Giveaway Time Again ($275 Value)

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Each player's form heading into the Masters . The Englishman was beaten by Sergio Garcia in a play-off a year ago, but believes he is over that painful defeat after a two-day trip to Augusta earlier this month. Thomas, who is not playing in this week's Houston Open, will next play at the Masters in two weeks. Watch the Houston Open throughout the week live on Sky Sports . Read More »

Autopsy Determines Zeke Upshaw Suffered A "Sudden Cardiac Death"

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Upshaw, a 26-year-old swingman for the Grand Rapids Drive, also had a "slightly enlarged" heart, which Cohle said is not entirely unusual in athletes and may have been unrelated to his death. However, the report noted the investigation will remain ongoing for a few weeks. "There's no guy more important to that process than Zeke Upshaw". He then played professionally overseas for the Helios Suns (Slovenia) and Basket Esch (Luxembourg) before spending the past two campaigns with the Drive. Read More »

Stuart Broad brands Australians hypocrites as ball-tampering row erupts

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As the fall out continued on Monday, footage of Bancroft allegedly spooning sugar into his trousers during the Ashes emerged. There was no evidence that Bancroft used the sugar in any illegal manner. "You look through our Ashes series, they seemed, in most of the Test matches, get the ball reversing". "I don't understand why they have changed their method for this one game". Read More »

Aussie trio sent home from tour of South Africa

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Roy still had to complete his report, but would do so with 24 hours. South Africa coach Ottis Gibson said Australia's desperation to win might have driven them to tamper with the ball. Having made a decision to try and rough up the ball with a piece of yellow adhesive tape and some dirt, Bancroft was caught on television cameras on the field doing the deed and then trying to hide the tape down the front of his pants. Read More »

Browns Trade Cody Kessler To Jaguars

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Kessler, 24, was a third-round pick by the Browns in 2016 coming out of USC. A third-round pick of the Browns in the 2016 NFL Draft out of the University of Southern California, Kessler completed 139 of his 218 attempts (63.8 percent) for 1,506 yards and six touchdowns against three interceptions despite being sacked 27 times for 188 lost yards in two years with the Browns. Read More »

Cleveland Cavaliers score season-low 79 in loss to Miami Heat

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Dwyane Wade had 12 points, four assists and four blocks in just 17 minutes while Goran Dragic added 10 points. But the Cleveland Cavaliers as a unit are struggling by their lofty standards. "They took him back, and he came back out in the first half. The assistants did a great job helping me coach the game, and the players, too, in the huddles, staying together on the court". Read More »

Tim Weah becomes first 2000s player to earn USMNT cap

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The United States beat Paraguay , 1-0, on Tuesday thanks to Bobby Wood's first-half penalty, ending a three-match winless run for the U.S. A bit of MNT history occurred late in the match as midfielder Tim Weah replaced Delgado in the 86th minute. Read More »

Analysts' Views: Dynavax Technologies (DVAX)

RSI oscillates between zero and 100. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely moves underneath 30 notify oversold conditions. They expect $-0.49 EPS, up 12.50 % or $0.07 from last year's $-0.56 per share. The ATR may be used by market technicians to enter and exit trades, and it is a useful tool to add to a trading system. Read More »

Isaiah Thomas to undergo 'minimally invasive' surgery on hip

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He missed the Lakers' games on Saturday and Monday due to hip soreness and is now expected to miss the team's final nine games of the regular season. Thomas was then traded to the Lakers in another big deal in February. In the offseason, he didn't want to have surgery to deal with the labral tear in his right hip (the cushion around the bone in the joint) because Thomas was heading into a contract year and didn't want the surgery to be a red flag in free agency. Read More »

Bad for Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp's agent on Bayern Munich move

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Andrew Robertson has little doubt that he is improving as a player on a daily basis under the watchful eye of Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool . He has done a very good job. "He is working very hard, his team is always ready to fight for 90 minutes, and they are in good condition", Matthäus told the club's official website . Read More »

Atlanta cyberattack deadlock continues as authorities undecisive of hackers' demands

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Atlanta's courts said , "Due to Facebook data breach we can't process ticket payments, whether online or in person". Travelers at the world's busiest airport could not use the free Wi-Fi. In the past year, the group has taken to attacking hospitals, police departments and universities - targets with money but without the luxury of going offline for days or weeks for restoration work. Read More »

Broncos acquire Su'a Cravens

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Cravens has considered retirement twice in as many National Football League seasons, due in part to family and injury issues. He received medical clearance to resume football activities in December previous year, and he also meant to play in the 2018 season, per Schefter . Read More »

Sridevi was murdered, alleges BJP leader Subramanian Swamy

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The report also mentioned traces of alcohol in her body. He pointed out few more valid points - "What happened to CCTV?" But Swamy has claimed Sridevi didn't drink, and that she had a "fetish for health" so wouldn't have taken drugs either, and claimed that someone would have had to hold the 54-year-old down for her to drown. Read More »

ECR shows off Patrick's GoDaddy entry at Indy

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The web domains company first partner with Patrick in the early years of her stint in IndyCar back in 2006 and remained with her when she made the transition to stock vehicle racing in 2012. Despite the postponed test, Patrick states that her preparations with the team so far have been going well. Patrick said getting some track time will be essential for success in this year's Indy 500. Read More »

Boston Bruins sign Zdeno Chara to one-year contract extension

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Furthermore, Chara under contract for $5 million won't keep the Bruins from extending any of their young core. Most recently, he served as alternate captain for Team Europe at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, notching two goals in six games to help lead the team to a second place finish to Team Canada. Read More »

Cincinnati Reds postpone Opening Day due to rain

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The Reds were scheduled to start the season on Thursday but are moving the opener back a day because of inclement weather. Friday was a scheduled day off for both teams. For years, the first pitch of every Major League Baseball season was delivered in Cincinnati. The Nationals have not yet released instructions for fans who have tickets to opening day but can't attend the rescheduled Friday game. Read More »

NCAA Tournament: 10 officials selected to referee Final Four, title game

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Officials have been told of their assignments, meaning they know the day they are working but not necessarily the game. They are the essence of small-ball. A common, if oversimplified, belief has always been that teams with the most National Basketball Association talent eventually take over the NCAA Tournament , and now it is often assumed that the true title contenders will have at least one freshman superstar. Read More »