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Maxwell drafted in as cover for Finch

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We've had bowlers batting in the last five overs, which is a no-no, you need your batters batting then and then you can capitalise in the last few overs. I've been playing pretty well but I'm disappointed with the way I started this series. "I feel confident about my game at the moment". I just didn't play the way I would've liked, especially in Brisbane . Read More »

MSU president resigns amidst Larry Nassar abuse scandal

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He quoted part of her letter: "As tragedies are politicized, blame is inevitable". She acknowledged she was a natural focus of the anger as president. "President Simon has served with distinction as MSU's president for 13 years and has been a constant presence at the university for more than 40 years", Breslin said. Read More »

MSU Pres. Simon called on to resign by Michigan House of Reps

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Victims react and hug Assistant Attorney General Angela Povilaitis after Larry Nassar was sentenced by Judge Rosemarie Aquilina to 40 to 175 years in prison , during a sentencing hearing on January 24, 2018, in Lansing, Mich. "Your words these past several days - their words, your words - have had a significant emotional effect on myself and has shaken me to my core". She said after his sentencing, "I can't believe how fast it went, and how much I went through in this 18-month process". Read More »

Giants players respond to hiring of Pat Shurmur as head coach

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Standing pat with a 3-4 base would likely come as good news to Chandler Jones, who has thrived since moving to outside linebacker (28 sacks over his last two seasons). He will be awarded to the Giants on February 5, the day after the Super Bowl. This is the first head coaching job for Vrabel, 42. The Giants made the official announcement Monday, a day after the rival Philadelphia Eagles handily disposed of the Minnesota Vikings - where Shurmur was offensive coordinator. Read More »

Wozniacki advances to final

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The Dane started off her match well by clinching the opening set 6-3 and then edged Mertens in a hard-fought tiebreaker to seal the match. Mertens missed the first grand slam of the year in 2017 and went on to rise through the world rankings to the point where she only just missed a seeding this time around. Read More »

Leeds United to rethink badge redesign after dismay from supporters

The Yorkshire giants announced a new badge on Wednesday, with the team set to wear it from the start of next season. Whelan, who is a renowned pundit for his co-commentary with BBC Radio Leeds on matchdays, described it as the "worst badge ever designed" on Twitter , before urging the club to let the fans design it themselves. Read More »

Real Madrid humbled by Leganes in King's Cup

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Admitting that it had been his worst night as a coach, the Frenchman added: "It's a logical result , our opponents played their match and we did not. That is what I do for each game. It is fourth in the Spanish league, trailing leader Barcelona by 19 points with a game in hand, and its only realistic chance of a title the rest of the season will be in the Champions League, where it faces Paris Saint-Germain in the last 16. Read More »

Arsenal Aeach Carabao Cup Final After Chelsea Win

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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger said he pushed Arsenal to have a stronger attack in the second half. The second half continued much like the first, as sporadic efforts from Arsenal punctuated Chelsea's general dominance of possession. Read More »

Arsenal edge out Chelsea to meet City in Carabao Cup final

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There was also a touch of fortune about the Gunners' second as Alexandre Lacazette's pull-back rebounded off Rudiger and Xhaka pounced from close range. 'We have some time to prepare for the final but we are happy to take our fans to Wembley. The unfortunate culprit yet again, the ball ended up falling to the feet of the Swiss midfielder, who made no mistake as he fired past the ex-Manchester City goalkeeper. Read More »

Maxwell drafted into Aussie ODI squad

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Cricket Australia said Thursday that Glenn Maxwell would replace Finch, who top-scored with 62 in last Sunday's 16-run loss at Sydney which clinched the five-match series for England . While much work has been done around their physical preparation and workload management, Hazlewood said the different skill sets required in the shorter forms needed to be better addressed in the future. Read More »

Kerber Crushes Keys To Reach Aus Open Semis

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She lost in the first round of the French and US Open a year ago, and didn't make it past the fourth round at the other two Majors either. Federer leads 19-6 having won their last eight. "I know what to expect". The 58th-ranked Chung is the lowest-ranked man to reach the Australian Open semifinals since Marat Safin in 2004. In the victory, Kerber won 83 percent of her first serve points and 44 percent of her second serve points. Read More »

Chung Hyeon becomes S. Korea's first grand slam semi-finalist

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My arms are not like his arms. Defending champion Roger Federer swept into his 14th Australian Open semi-final with an immaculate straight sets win over Tomas Berdych on Wednesday. "That match against Berdych showed me I could do it, maybe". "Now I know what it feels like to be Andy Murray for the last eight years". So I like it when we don't know the guys. Read More »

Lloyd Pope is Australia's great hope

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He returned with a spell of eight for 35 off his 9.4 overs to script a 31-run win. Not a bad day for the 18-year-old. Lloyd Pope celebrates one of his eight wickets. Trenouth followed his Somerset teammate back to the pavilion after falling in the same manner and the wickets kept on falling after the lunch interval - Woods, Scriven and Hollman came and went and at 84/8 England still required 44 runs to win. Read More »

Josh Allen: Uneven first practice at Senior Bowl

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There are two marquee names: Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield and Wyoming's Josh Allen . Ever hear the expression, "rising fastball?" He is a hard-hitter with decent ball skills that could play a multitude of positions at the next level. And he's a marvelous athlete. "He caused a national stir by posting on social media "#GetMeToMiami" in response to Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills, who also played at Oklahoma. Read More »

Wozniacki advances to Australian Open final

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Wozniacki is through to her third major final, and will face top seed Simona Halep or 2016 victor Angelique Kerber. I was like okay "This is not normal, I'm not sure what I'm supposed to do now", I just took a few deep breaths and once she had set point, I said, "Well, I guess it is the third set". Read More »

Kevin Durant claims he was targeted by official prior to ejection

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I wish I had handled that better, obviously, but it was kind of heat of the moment for me. "I'm my best when I just play and not even think and focus on nothing else but what's going on on the floor - the refs, the crowd, nothing. He was ejected from the game with 2 minutes and 50 seconds left after complaining to Williams because he thought he was fouled on a fast-break layup. Read More »

Manchester United were planning to sign a different player before Alexis Sanchez

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Sanchez has scored seven Premier League goals and eight in all competitions for Arsenal this season and finished with 24 goals in the league, and 30 overall in 2016-17. They have also been strongly linked with a move for Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, although Wenger remained tight-lipped when asked if a deal for the Gabon worldwide was progressing. Read More »

Cremer's four-four limits Bangladesh efforts to 216

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However, Raza and Moor kept cool scoring at run rate of 66.1 and 33.33 respectively. Mustafizur then returned to his second spell to clean up the tail, including the wicket of Zimbabwe's highest scorer Sikandar Raza for 39. "I have to give credit to the team management again because in the last month and a half the amount of batting time the lower-order batsmen were given. Read More »

Four suspended players allowed to rejoin Gators

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Nine players were suspended in all, and seven were charged with fraud/swindle in obtaining property under $20,000 and use or possession of another person's ID without consent, which are third-degree felonies, according to ESPN .com's Mark Schlabach . Read More »

Berdych sweeps past Fognini into Australian Open quarter-finals

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The only Grand Slam victor left in the draw kept her hopes of a second Melbourne Park title alive with a battling 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 victory after being run ragged by unseeded Hsieh, ranked 88. Berdych - whose last win over Federer had come at the US Open in 2012 - had started out looking far sharper. "I'm definitely going to go out there, try my best, try to play good tennis , and believe myself that I can do it". Read More »

Lakers-Celtics Recap: Lakers Extend Home Win Streak With Victory Over Celtics

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It will be interesting to see which of LeBron James or Stephen Curry select Irving to be on their team first. But both teams started hitting shots in the second. Al Horford said to Boston Sports Journal's Brian Robb : "Any chance he gets around us, it's good to have him and good to share with him". It felt good when it left my hands. Read More »

Huge boost for Everton as star returns from injury

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I suppose my first interviews [when I'm back] have changed a bit because now I want to go out there every week and do as well as I possibly can to show James that he will be back and he will be fine. "I've been looking forward to that moment for the last few months - just being able to get the kit on, doing up the shin-pads, rolling my socks up and walking out there". Read More »

Warriors express interest in Knicks big man

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The hang-up is that executives around the league believe the Knicks aren't interested in giving away draft assets unless they land a superstar, a wise approach as they seek to build a victor around Kristaps Porzingis . A key in the home team's turnaround happened behind the 3-point line in the second half, where the Warriors made 8-of-13 (61.5 percent) after starting 5-of-17 (29 percent) before the break. Read More »

Bell optimistic he will get long-term Steelers deal

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Days before the Steelers hosted and lost to the Jacksonville Jaguars in the divisional round of the playoffs, Bell told ESPN he would consider retiring if he felt the Steelers didn't value him in the upcoming round of negotiations. Bell said Wednesday that he believes staying healthy this year is helping the process this time around. But the biggest thing is I want to be a Steeler going into next season. Read More »

Philadelphia Eagles NFC Champions Gear & Apparel 2017-18

Outside of Philadelphia , there were likely few people not from the Philly area that thought the Eagles had a chance in the NFC Championship Sunday night. Last and definitely not least, I want to thank my wife and kids. The day I signed, I got a call from the owner to welcome me to the team. And it will be tough on me for a little. Read More »