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Steve Smith Could Return To Cricket With Global T20 Canada

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After being cleared to play grade cricket in Sydney by the International Cricket Council (ICC), Smith is eligible to play in the six-team tournament scheduled to run from June 28 to July 16. Bancroft, on the other hand, has been granted special exemption from Western Australia Cricket Association (WACA) to participate in the Premier Cricket competition for Willetton. Read More »

Roy O'Donovan handed second longest A-League ban

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Signed by then-Sunderland manager Roy Keane in 2007 following an impressive spell with Cork, O'Donovan has also played for Dundee United, Blackpool and Coventry among others as part of a nomadic football career. "The Newcastle Jets are extremely disappointed with the outcome of this hearing". O'Donovan has seven days to appeal. "The club would like to thank Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) for their support of Roy during this process, and their tireless work in building his defence". Read More »

Breaking down the teams competing at the 100th Memorial Cup in Regina

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Lost in first round of WHL playoffs to Swift Current. Defenseman Colby Sissons and the Swift Current Broncos reached the Memorial Cup after winning the WHL playoffs. The Bulldogs acquired him from the London Knights in January, shortly after he won world junior gold with Canada. We can quibble about the legitimacy of having a host team challenge for a Memorial Cup, but the Pats just want to end the drought. Read More »

Mourinho speaks on Manchester United re-signing Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid

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Cristiano Ronaldo has always been confirmed as a sworn-in member of Arsene Wenger's "Nearly Men XI" , having flirted with the possibility of signing for Arsenal as a younger man. You could imagine at the time what it would have been like to have Thierry Henry and Ronaldo together. Liverpool fans were hopeful that Ronaldo and Carvajal would be forced to miss the final but it appears as though both will be fit. Read More »

Mourinho says Conte feud over ahead of FA Cup final

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The South American has struggled to recreate his Arsenal form in a Manchester United shirt so far, although he did score in a 2-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur in the FA Cup last four. Andreas Christensen was recalled last week but Chelsea were all over the place during the 3-0 defeat to Newcastle so it will be interesting to see what Conte does on Saturday. Read More »

Michel Platini Admits That The '98 World Cup Draw Was Fixed

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Former UEFA president Michel Platini said Thursday that "a little trickery" was used to increase the chances of a France vs. Brazil final at the 1998 World Cup . Brazil and France were the top teams in the Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings heading into the tournament and were among the eight top-seeded teams. Read More »

Where to follow SRH vs KKR live

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IPL 2018 points table as of May 18, 8 am IST. India opener Shikhar Dhawan missed out against RCB and will be keen to get a big one against the KKR. However, they will be knocked out if they lose to the Daredevils. MI also have an advantage of knowing what is required of them in their last match as they will be playing after KKR, RCB and RR complete their final league games on Saturday. Read More »

Man City ace Aguero comes clean on Messi and own transfer rumours

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He responded by telling Tyc Sports: "In the past there was the possibility to share the same locker room with Messi at club level, but now no longer". "I spoke with the Manchester City doctors this season and said, "we are going to wait because we have the Champions League". I talked with the doctors and I said that if we didn't make surgery I could lose [the chance to play at] the World Cup. Read More »

Vermont Signs Law to Permit Drug Imports from Canada

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This means that Scott is demanding a special session of the Vermont Legislature, so they had to deal with his veto of the budget, which makes no sense. "If we demonstrate the fiscal discipline to hold the line on taxes and fees, and keep budgets in line with economic growth, we will put our state on solid footing so we can invest in programs we value and leave Vermont better prepared for the next time the national or global economy takes a turn for the worse", he said at the time. Read More »

Carlos Carvalhal claims Swansea City have asked him to stay

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Here, WhoScored.com run through their best-rated XI of those relegated this campaign... They have a modern stadium, and the financial blow of relegation will be soothed by Premier League parachute payments totalling around 100 million pounds ($136 million) over three seasons. Read More »

Jamie Murphy joins Rangers on three-year deal from Brighton

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Although in the latest odds provided by BetVictor, Queens Park Rangers have emerged as 6/1 second favourites to land the now 35-year-old this summer, behind the Scottish Premiership giants . "On behalf of all at the club, I'd like to thank Jamie for his efforts and achievements during his time here and wish him the very best for the future". Read More »

Kluivert criticises Ajax over attempt to sell him to Spurs

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Despite a hard season, the 19-year-old remains one of the most coveted young players in Europe but has been at loggerheads with his club over a new deal for months. I was not waiting for money at all. Football is important, I want to develop myself. Somewhere they were laughing. You also saw that with Marcel Keizer. Read More »

Confirmed! Marcel Brands On His Way To Everton Come Summer!

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He added: " It is no straightforward challenge but this must be our motivation each and every day ". I do know we've got very dedicated individuals right here who need exclusively the most effective for Everton. "Marcel's record of achievement has cemented his reputation across Europe and I am extremely pleased that we will be bringing his drive, energy and expertise to Everton", said Moshiri. Read More »

Michael Porter Jr.: I'm The Best Player In This Draft

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Part of the reason for that success was revealed at Thursday's NBA Draft Combine in Chicago. According to the NBA's official measurements, Bamba * a href="https://stats.nba.com/draft/combine-anthro/#!?sort=WINGSPAN&dir=1&CF=POSITION*E*" *measured out at a 7-foot-10 wingspan, giving him the longest wingspan in the history of the NBA Combine. Read More »

LeBron James putting in early work before Game 2

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It's borderline unheard of. James finished with 42 points, 10 rebounds, and 12 assists on 16-of-29 shooting, with 21 of those points coming in the first quarter. "He's a tough guy". "What happened? The first possession, we ran them down all the way to two on the shot clock, Marcus Morris missed the jump shot, followed it up, they got a dunk", he said, per USA Today . Read More »

Manchester City to move for Chelsea winger Eden Hazard?

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The 26-year-old is thought to be on the radar of a number of clubs, however, he has already told Chelsea that he will not be joining them as they look to rebuild next season. The Blues finished in fifth place in the Premier League table to miss out on a Champions League spot for the second time in three seasons. It's something big, so I need to think about a lot of things. Read More »

RBI single lifts Ole Miss to win over Alabama

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Alabama tied it at 2 in the bottom of the fourth when Jett Manning reached on an error. The Tide answered back again a half inning later, loading the bases with no outs in the inning. Patterson threw for 2,259 yards, 17 touchdowns and 9 interceptions on 166 of 260 passing in 2017, despite being limited to just 10 games. First pitch is scheduled for 6 p.m. Read More »

'Find another idol', Cheika says of anti-gay Folau

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Folau avoided punishment from Rugby Australia after stating on Instagram that gay people should go to "hell" unless they "repent their sins and turn to God". Land Rover's withdrawal of the auto is the first financial hit Folau has taken for his fundamental Christian stance. But don't expect to see the 29-year-old Wallabies and Waratahs star at a bus stop or train station any time soon. Read More »

Manchester United vs Chelsea: Courtois warns Lukaku ahead of FA Cup final

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To get the goals he's got this season, in a team that doesn't create loads of chances for him, he's done brilliantly and really well considering it's his first season at Old Trafford. 'I look at Lukaku and I think to myself, "does anyone really want to chase him?". I really don't think so. Lukaku missed the last three games of the season with an ankle injury but is expected to be fit for tomorrow's final and will have a chance to become a hero for the club if he bags the victor. Read More »

Michael Porter Jr. says he'll be the best player in the draft

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Porter confirmed to Johnson that he hasn't met with the Chicago Bulls, who now hold the No. 7 overall pick, but believes he could work out for them prior to the draft. 1 overall pick. "(Doctors) said the (injury) site has healed fully", he said. But I'm the best player in this draft. Neither of the former Tolton stars scrimmaged, but they both had their measurements taken. Read More »

Ex-Chelsea boss Di Matteo eager for Conte to continue

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And Babayaro believes such failure will surely mean Conte will be out of the door this summer, despite his insistence he will be there next season. "I think Conte is a fantastic manager", Lampard told Goal during the BBC Media Day. Frank Lampard still regards Antonio Conte as a "fantastic manager" but admits Chelsea may well need a change in coach to fix the mentality surrounding the team. Read More »

Austin Meadows to be called up by Pittsburgh

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Meadows, Adam Frazier and Sean Rodriguez likely will combine to hold down center field in his stead. After examining Marte - whose injury was not deemed to be severe - the Pirates opted to play it safe with his sore oblique. Meadows, a sweet-swinging lefty from Grayson, GA, was in the running for the No. 1 overall pick in 2013 before he ultimately fell to No. 9 and the Pirates. Read More »

Bartolo Colon doesn't allow run in Rangers' 5-1 win

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Colon may already be the oldest active player in baseball and just a week shy of his 45th birthday, but he's still fooling major league batters, getting outs, and has shown no signs of slowing down any time soon. "Everything was working. My curve, my fastball, my slider - everything was working", Colon said. "So far this year, he's been the Rangers" best pitcher, back in April, he took a flawless game into the eighth inning on the road in Houston against the defending World Series champions. Read More »

Rangers LHP Hamels scratched from Thursday start

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Hamels said he woke up Wednesday with a stiff neck and it kept getting worse. He could barely sit on the Rangers' plane ride from Seattle to Chicago. "Sometimes in hotels it happens, I guess", he said. But Hamels said he thinks he will need more time for his neck to loosen up. We'll play catch today and see how it feels and tomorrow. "At times, we do pitch through some bumps and bruises, and I did think about it when I was talking - how far can I push it?" But when you notice it, you can ... Read More »

Cavs Player: 'Danny Ainge is a F*cking Thief'

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Probably the biggest difference between this year's Eastern Conference Finals and last season is Kyrie Irving . And, while rather vulgar and brazen, it's hard to argue with the unnamed player - especially given the way things played out on Tuesday night. Read More »

Countries Not Meeting NATO Obligations Will be 'Dealt With'

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Defense spending has increased in some North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries, but the alliance said now only Greece, Estonia, Britain, Poland, Romania and the US among NATO's 28 members meet the 2 percent threshold. 'In addition to that, as you know, they're buying massive amounts of gas from Russian Federation and paying billions and billions of dollars'. Berlin, in particular, " has not contributed what it should be contributing and it's a very big beneficiary ", he told Stoltenberg. Read More »

Guardiola pens new deal with Manchester City

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A "happy and excited" Guardiola said he was keen to improve his record-breaking side. "It's a pleasure to be able to work here", said Guardiola, who was named Manager of the Year by League Managers Association on Tuesday. City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak saluted Guardiola's ability to unify his squad of rising young talents and established stars. "But for us our big moments of the season when we were in November, December and we were real contenders for the Champions League, but that was ... Read More »

West Ham 'very close' to appointment after Manuel Pellegrini talks

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We are preparing to appoint a manager who has a proven record of success at the highest level of the game'. The transfer window opened on May 17 for Premier League clubs. Sources close to the owner say he will give the boss at least £50m to spend this summer and perhaps as much as £70m, depending on player sales. Benitez has become a fan favourite on Tyneside and has also won admirers elsewhere. Read More »

Fabregas Speaks About His Love For Jose Mourinho

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Hazard, who is seeking a first FA Cup winners' medal, is not the only member of the Chelsea camp whose future is in doubt. He was also a victor with Antonio Conte last season. 'We have to make sure we give him the right service and that he can feel comfortable in the game so hopefully he can work his magic and give us a good performance, because we will need that'. Read More »

Sixers' Robert Covington undergoes surgery on finger

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Dr. Ilyas is a hand surgeon at the Rothman Institute in Philadelphia and a professor of orthopedic surgery at Philadelphia-based Thomas Jefferson University. Covington has been a steady performer for the Sixers, averaging at least 12.6 points per game in each of the past four seasons. Though Covington had a disappointing postseason debut, averaging just 8.1 points, the Sixers look to him as their best perimeter defender. Read More »

Golden Knights take 4-2 victory over Winnipeg in Game 3

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Haugan was one of the 16 people killed in April when a bus carrying the Broncos to a playoff game was struck at an intersection by a tractor-trailer unit. Over a third of Canadians - 13.7 million - tuned in to see the Jets down the Nashville Predators in seven games in the second round of playoffs, according to numbers provided by Sportsnet. Read More »

3 draft prospect Luka Doncic keeps National Basketball Association teams waiting

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With just over a month until the NBA Draft , time is of the essence for teams looking to make trades on draft night. When it comes to Ayton, there were two knocks on his game that anxious scouts this season: First, that he was not as engaged as he should have been, and he sometimes lacks passion, focus and intensity; and, second, that he did not dominate defensively the way he should have. Read More »