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3 possible replacements for Steve Smith as a Test captain 3 possible replacements for Steve Smith as a Test captain
- March 31, 2018

The teams lining up for the national anthems is standard for Test cricket these days, but there was surprise, and approval, when the two teams all shook hands afterwards, something that has not been seen before, certainly not in a Test on these shores. (more...)
Former Royal closer Greg Holland to sign with St. Louis Former Royal closer Greg Holland to sign with St. Louis
- March 31, 2018

If the Cardinals complete the deal, they will forfeit their second-highest draft pick in June, now No. 43, and $500,000 of global signing-bonus allocation for the 2018-19 signing period. Holland allowed a pair of runs during the NL wildcard game in which the Rockies lost to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Holland sat out the 2016 season while recovering from Tommy John surgery. (more...)
Former Titans, Browns WR Kendall Wright signs with Vikings Former Titans, Browns WR Kendall Wright signs with Vikings
- March 31, 2018

He gives the Vikings a middle-of-the-field option and a reliable third-down threat. He had only three drops in 2017 and his 80.4 catch rate out of the slot was the best in the NFL. Perhaps DeFilippo is looking to run an offense that features quicker and more elusive receivers next season. In DeFilippo's offense, there's no such thing as too many playmakers. (more...)
An MLB Team Debuted A 4-Man Outfield Today - Here's What Happened An MLB Team Debuted A 4-Man Outfield Today - Here's What Happened
- March 31, 2018

Caleb Joseph lined a two-run triple with two outs in the seventh inning to give the Orioles a 2-0 lead, but Twins pinch hitter Robbie Grossman's two-run single in the ninth off Brad Brach tied the score. It was the 100th career homer for the 28-year-old right fielder starting his fifth big league season - he hit five home runs in the Series against the Dodgers, connecting in the final four games. (more...)
Mets Blast Cardinals In Callaway's Debut As Manager Mets Blast Cardinals In Callaway's Debut As Manager
- March 31, 2018

New York's wealth (and hopes for this season) rests in the starting rotation as Noah Syndergaard , Jacob deGrom, Matt Harvey and Steven Matz are all healthy and ready to shut down the National League. Cespedes, who had a two-run single in the second, chased Martinez with an RBI single, and the two-time All-Star pitcher went wild once he got to the bench, knocking over a bucket of bubble gum. (more...)
GSLV mission successful, GSAT-6A satellite put into orbit GSLV mission successful, GSAT-6A satellite put into orbit
- March 31, 2018

India on Thursday successfully launched the GSAT-6A satellite that would provide mobile communication facilities, using its heavy rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F08), in a copy book style. GSAT-6A will be positioned at 83 degrees east longitude in about a week, ISRO scientists said. According to the space agency ISRO, GSAT-6A mission will last upto 10 years. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp more upbeat about injured star full-back Joe Gomez Jurgen Klopp more upbeat about injured star full-back Joe Gomez
- March 30, 2018

The Germany worldwide denied those reports with a post on his Instagram story and it was Klopp's turn to have his say in his pre-Crystal Palace presser today. They are third in the table with 63 points. Here's the players who are doubts for the Liverpool game: Alex Sorloth, Wilfried Zaha and James Tomkins . (more...)
Stephon Clark shot 7 times from behind, doctor says Stephon Clark shot 7 times from behind, doctor says
- March 30, 2018

At the same time, two of the league's most respected coaches, Steve Kerr of the Golden State Warriors and Gregg Popovich of the San Antonio Spurs, have been outspoken critics of President Trump and his administration's policies. "This fund can not fix the issues that led to the death of their father", the team said in a statement, "but it will secure opportunities for their futures while the family and the city grapples with healing". (more...)
Markram shines but Australia strike back with late wickets Markram shines but Australia strike back with late wickets
- March 30, 2018

Proteas' players celebrate after Kagiso Rabada (centre) took the wicket of Australia's Mitchell Starch. The very public fallout has already led to 12-month global and Australian domestic cricket bans for Steve Smith and David Warner, the former deemed to have had knowledge of a plan to alter the condition of the ball allegedly orchestrated by Warner and carried out by Bancroft, who was hit with a nine-month sanction. (more...)
Sam Allardyce credits '£350 million' behind Manchester City's improvement this season Sam Allardyce credits '£350 million' behind Manchester City's improvement this season
- March 30, 2018

We've got a good home record. "So go and do your very best and see if that's good enough on the day". He said: "I'm not going to deny (there are thoughts about Liverpool ), but, believe me, I am preparing for Everton like it's the most important game we have to play". (more...)
Dele Alli a talented player and very good person, says Pochettino Dele Alli a talented player and very good person, says Pochettino
- March 30, 2018

And he has done a lot for us and the club. Accusations of diving and a tendency to lose his head have made him a target for abuse from rival fans. "The problem is that in the last two seasons, he was unbelievable, amazing", he said. And you never know when they will arrive. " If not this weekend maybe next weekend, but the most important is that we are so positive about his recovery, he is doing fantastic ". (more...)
Scott Foster: Accountant makes National Hockey League debut in goal for Chicago Blackhawks Scott Foster: Accountant makes National Hockey League debut in goal for Chicago Blackhawks
- March 30, 2018

Incidentally, the backup goalie who went down before Foster entered the game, was also playing in his first National Hockey League game. Foster played collegiately at Western Michigan from 2002-06 and plays in a league at Johnny's Ice House in the Chicago area. (more...)
4th Test: Markram shines but Australia strike back with late wickets 4th Test: Markram shines but Australia strike back with late wickets
- March 30, 2018

The other three changes were forced on Australia because of the bans on Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft imposed by Cricket Australia for their role in the ball-tampering incident. Paine had another go at the DRS in the 63rd over and to the naked eye it looked a very reasonable review. Their partnership has just passing the 50 mark before de villiers was caught behind after the finest edges. (more...)
Pelicans at Cavaliers OddsShark NBA Betting Preview Pelicans at Cavaliers OddsShark NBA Betting Preview
- March 30, 2018

According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski , Lue will attend Friday's game as a spectator, though "the plan is for him to hopefully ease his way back into a full-time coaching role over the Cavs' four-game homestand that extends until Thursday". (more...)
Loyola-Chicago licenses Sister Jean's name and image with her blessing Loyola-Chicago licenses Sister Jean's name and image with her blessing
- March 30, 2018

Led by Ben Richardson's 23 points, the Ramblers shot 57.4 percent from the field in the NCAA South regional final. So why has that changed so much in recent weeks? Loyola-Chicago had not made the tournament since 1985 until they broke the drought by winning the Missouri Valley Conference. (more...)
Australia coach Lehmann to resign after South Africa Test Australia coach Lehmann to resign after South Africa Test
- March 30, 2018

I don't think I've slept since Saturday to be perfectly honest. However, Lehmann said that after watching the emotional press-conference of former captain Steve Smith , the team needs to move on. "We need to work to bring the respect back from the fans", he said. "I feel like I've let everyone down in Australia". Cricket is the greatest game in the world. (more...)
Steven Smith, David Warner were involved in ball-tampering in 2016? Steven Smith, David Warner were involved in ball-tampering in 2016?
- March 30, 2018

Each player must also complete 100 hours of community service before being considered for future selection, while it was confirmed that the cheat had been confined to the trio only, exonerating team mates and coach Darren Lehmann of any wrong-doing. (more...)
Manchester City must keep Raheem Sterling, says Pep Guardiola Manchester City must keep Raheem Sterling, says Pep Guardiola
- March 30, 2018

Sterling's global team-mate John Stones will miss out on his latest return to Everton after suffering concussion against the Azzurri but another City player to have enjoyed a more profitable time away with his country is Gabriel Jesus. Jesus has played understudy to Sergio Aguero since returning from injury last month, but scored for Brazil during the worldwide break. "With the problems we have right now with Sergio, it's so important for Gabriel". (more...)
Alexander Zverev tops Borna Coric to set Carreno Busta clash — ATP Miami Alexander Zverev tops Borna Coric to set Carreno Busta clash — ATP Miami
- March 30, 2018

Serving for the place in the semis, Zverev delivered a fine hold in the 10th game to cross the finish line for his best result of the season so far and he will now face Pablo Carreno Busta for the place in the final. The 16th seed said: "He played some unbelievable points, passing shots, returning really good". Anderson was close to completing a comeback from a set down but Carreno Busta rallied in the tie-break to stave off two match points before going on to win. (more...)
Warne questions severity of punishments in Australia ball-tampering scandal Warne questions severity of punishments in Australia ball-tampering scandal
- March 30, 2018

Bancroft has similar limitations during his nine-month ban. "They want to see you be a better person", he wrote in a column for the Sydney Daily Telegraph. For former Australia cricket captain Steve Smith , it was reality television at its most heart-wrenchingly real. The institution in a statement said it will continue to support women's, grassroots and indigenous cricket in partnership with Cricket Australia. (more...)

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