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Virat Kohli Behaved Like A "Clown" In South Africa: Paul Harris

Philander, speaking to reporters after day one of the second Test, made light of Rabada's run-in with Smith. In a unusual twist before Monday's hearing, though, Rabada appeared to damage his slim chances of prevailing on appeal by accepting blame for the mid-pitch contact with Steve Smith for which he was reported by match referee Jeff Crowe in Port Elizabeth. Read More »

Bale and Modric drop to Real Madrid bench against Girona

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PSG coach Unai Emery issued a tired response to the latest questions about the future of 26-year-old at a news conference, suggesting reporters should ask Madrid president Florentino Perez for an update. "They are all good teams who play good football", Zidane said. "You can think that it will be hard to achieve something in LaLiga, but [in] my role as coach I have to convince them that every game is important, now we're in the third position so we have to try to get the second one, that's ... Read More »

Osaka completes dream run at Indian Wells for first title

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In succession, Kasatkina defeated US Open champion Sloane Stephens , Australian Open victor Caroline Wozniacki , two-time major victor Angelique Kerber in the quarterfinals and Friday night 37-year-old seven-time major champion Venus Williams in the semifinals. Read More »

Pelicans Coach Alvin Gentry Slams Officials: 'You Can't Guess On Plays'

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Not have a situation where we are guessing on the biggest play of the game, where they call a 3-point foul from the corner. Harden didn't seem to agree with Gentry's assessment of the play after the game. On Friday, Clippers head coach Doc Rivers was fined $15,000 for comments about the officiating in his team's game against the Rockets. "I'll take the damn fine they're going to give me tomorrow", Gentry said. Read More »

France legend urges midfielder Paul Pogba to 'stop sulking' at Manchester United

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Reports of a fallout between Mourinho and Pogba have rumbled under the surface throughout this season, but Scholes backed Mourinho's decision to drop the France global. Former France global Petit believes a fellow countryman needs to look at himself for answers in an unsettling saga, with it up to him to play his way out of a slump and improve relations at United. Read More »

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah excites teammates as much as fans - Joe Gomez

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More importantly, it was his excellent cross across the face of goal that allowed Salah to score his 2nd goal of the game, as he marauded down the left flank before unleashing the flawless ball to the incoming Egyptian. Former Chelsea star, Salah, then went on to score in minutes 43, 77, and 85 to utterly torment the visitors, who never quite looked like they had a chance against this whirlwind Liverpool side. Read More »

It was Tiger Woods' partner who made the big move

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Rose, warming up nicely for the Masters where the Englishman was runner-up past year, also made a 67, and with the American Ryan Moore (69) was a stroke back on eight under par in a group including Fowler, who managed a 70 despite dropping three strokes on the last two holes. Read More »

MotoGP Grand Prix of Qatar 2018 Results: Andrea Dovizioso Wins Season Opener

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With just under a second in the gap ahead of Rossi is was about if Marquez could finally beat Dovizioso on a last lap battle after coming off second best in Austria and Japan previous year. The 23-year-old, who earned two valuable championship points, will be happy with the result as his goal was only to finish his maiden MotoGP race without mishap. Read More »

Paul Ince: What Alexis Sanchez really thinks of life at Man United

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Speaking recently to Chilean media, Sanchez opened up for the first time on his Arsenal exit and how the club and Wenger tried in vain to keep him at the Emirates. " I played for Colo Colo and the truth is that it was great and I won a lot of things with them, but I think people are going to understand it because it's a dream my dad had and god willing I am going to fulfill it .", he added, professing his admiration for his father and family. Read More »

Karthik's last-ball six takes India home in thriller

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Skipper Rohit Sharma (56, 42b, 4x4, 3x6) had got India off to a flier before gifting away his wicket . Earlier, Bangladesh tumbled at the start as they lost their openers early; however, Sabbir Rahman emerged as the standout performer with a solid 77 off 50 balls, as Bangladesh managed to post 167-run target for India . Read More »

Mourinho slams United's "lack of personality and desire"

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Mourinho said Shaw was substituted at half-time on Saturday evening because he wanted his team to "defend better", while Nemanja Matic was one of the few to emerge with any credit. Sanchez and Pogba were pointedly left out of Mourinho's impassioned new conference speech as the United boss name-checked the players the next manager will be happy to inherit. Read More »

Spanish LaLiga Report: Barcelona v Athletic Bilbao, 18 March 2018

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Victory capped another impressive week for the Catalan giants, who dumped Chelsea out of the Champions League on Wednesday to set up a quarter-final against Roma, and this straightforward success moved them a step closer to regaining the domestic crown from fierce rivals Real Madrid. Read More »

Dhoni congratulates Nepal cricket team for gaining ODI status

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Nepal was not to be shorn of though, as Airee capped a fine individual display with a composed inning of 50* from 58 balls to see his side home. Just been years and years of toil, persistence, sacrifices, commitment and hard work. "We had the Twenty20 status but due to a poor cricket board, we failed to make the most of it". - Having gained T20I status, Nepal narrowly missed out on entering the 2014 ICC World T20 after they lost out to hosts Bangladesh on net run-rate. Read More »

MMA DFS Playbook: UFC Fight Night 127 - Werdum vs. Volkov

It was the biggest win of Volkov's career and while a lot of it might be to do with time catching up to Werdum - who didn't appear to be in his best shape - it should still be enough to earn him at least a #1 contender's match for a shot at the Stipe Miocic/Daniel Cormier victor. Read More »

What happens on the ground, stays there: Shakib Al Hasan

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The sport's world governing body said Shakib pleaded guilty to the charge of "conduct that is contrary to the spirit of the game " at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Friday. "The two cricket boards have (had) good relations for the last 10-15 years". In their absence, young guns such as Washington Sundar have made the most of the opportunities handed to them, and have added to the selectors' headache. Read More »

Mithali Raj to return in the second ODI against Australia

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India came into the series against Australia in high spirits after putting the Proteas women to the sword on their recent tour of South Africa earning ODI and T20I series wins. Australia persisted with the ball with Jonassen, Ellyse Perry (2-41) and Amanda-Jade Wellington (2-20) all claiming key wickets. Medium pacer Shikha Pandey bagged three wickets while Poonam Yadav picked two. Read More »

'What can I lose?' - Mourinho defends harsh criticism of Man Utd players

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The victory secured a place in the FA Cup semifinals for United, but Mourinho completely slammed most of his own team on multiple levels after the game nonetheless . "When I spend two days working on a faster building gap, between the lines, that depends on the defenders and the movement of the attacking players". Read More »

Mo Salah's 'Conversation' With Orestis Karnezis After Scoring Four Was Brilliant

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But how it always in life, if you have the skills then you have to show it constantly. Salah also created another goal for Roberto Firmino in a devastating display amid snow flurries and freezing conditions at Anfield. The Egyptian took his tally to 36 goals in all competitions with four in Liverpool's hammering of Watford which extended his lead as the Premier League's top scorer. Read More »

'Crazy Happened': Little Caesars offers free pizza after historic upset

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A promotional ad for Little Caesars "If Crazy Happens" promotion. United States pizza franchise Little Caesars may be regretting a promotion it did for the NCAA's March Madness tournament . It's called March Madness for a reason. For example, if you show up with your family, only one free box will be given out. So if you're around a Little Caesars around lunchtime on April 2, then I hope you're hungry. Read More »

Cougars Stunned On Buzzer Beater

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Houston may have broken the hearts of money-line bettors, but it did cover the spread as a 3-point underdog, and the game went under the total of 134. Rob Gray , Houston's hero in the round of 64, scored 23 and grabbed 10 rebounds. Poole has shot 37.8 percent from behind the arc this season. Neither team had a lead bigger than six points, and each side had that advantage. Read More »

Texas Tech Advances To Sweet 16 With Win Over Florida

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They had one of the best defenses in the country and Evans - who averaged 17.7 points, 3.1 assists and 6.6 free throw attempts per game - led their offensive attack. After the teams exchanged stops, Evans destroyed his defender with a crossover that gained him access to the lane, where he lobbed to freshman center Zhaire Smith for a dunk with 29.2 seconds remaining. Read More »

Canada's Kia Nurse helps UConn Huskies stage record blowout

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While they were at it, UConn also set several other records, including NCAA tournament records for points in a quarter (55 in the first), points in a half (94 by halftime), and assists in a game (38). That was quite different than anything I've experienced either in the regular season or the NCAA Tournament. After advancing to the Sweet 16 last season as a 12-seed, the Bobcats already had earned more respect this season, getting a No. Read More »

Duke vs. Rhode Island

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Danny has been a head coach only since 2010, and has been at the Atlantic 10 Conference level six years. That size is going to be tough for Rhode Island to deal with. This 2018 team has somewhat of a different feel to it, though. There are teams that are happy to be here. They would cruise to the win. BOISE, Idaho Kentucky put an end to any upset talk on its watch Saturday, getting 27 points and a near-perfect shooting game from Shai Gilgeous-Alexander in a pullaway from 13th-seeded ... Read More »

Palace secure priceless win at Mooy's Huddersfield

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The venue of this game at John Smith's Stadium in Huddersfield , England. With bottom pair Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion losing, it was a good day for Palace who moved up to 16th place after ending a seven-game winless streak. Palace doubled their lead on 68 minutes, a awful attempt at a slide challenge by Mathias Jorgensen seeing Andros Townsend upended and Mike Dean left with no option but to point to the spot. Read More »

Rob Evans relishing Wales' Six Nations battle with France

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Wales will reflect on what might have been following defeats by England and trophy winners Ireland , whereas France will look to the morale-boosting win over England in Paris as a building block for the future. France coach Jacques Brunel made just three changes to the side that held on to beat England 22-16 last week. The Welsh are now joint bottom with Italy and Scotland after last week's disappointing defeat at home to the Italians and with a rampant French side chasing glory, ... Read More »

Man United outclass Brighton to reach FA Cup final four

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LUKE SHAW'S Manchester United career looks uncertain after he was blasted by Jose Mourinho after the 2-0 FA Cup win over Brighton. "I didn't like the game". "When I spend two days with faster build-up and ball arriving earlier between lines and in attacking areas it depends on decisions in possession and movement in attack, I spend two days working on it but attacking players don't want the ball, defenders taking square passes, I have to feel frustrated". Read More »

Man Utd bench Pogba and Sanchez for FA Cup quarter-final

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Lukaku would later prove decisive but he turned Antonio Valencia's cross wide as United made a low-tempo start. The atmosphere created by the singing section being trialled was far more impressive than the hosts' performance in a drab first half, which briefly flickered into life as Chris Smalling hit a post before Lukaku headed home a 37th-minute opener. Read More »