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Smith's tears force Lehmann to step down as Australia coach

A tearful Lehmann insisted the decision to quit was his, and he was not fired by his bosses over the scandal that has plunged the team into crisis. Smith said...


CA bans Smith, Warner for year

Warner, a hard-hitting but divisive batsman in the world game, has become the focus of Australian media, who blame him for the scandal. "We recognise the en...


Former Australian skipper Steve Smith breaks silence after arriving back in Sydney

Smith, who has been banned by Cricket Australia for one year from all global and domestic cricket, has been banned from participating in the upcoming editio...


Ball tampering incident should not define Smith & Co: Rohit

I am absolutely gutted. It's been my life and I hope it can be again. I am sorry and I am absolutely devastated. He also said the team would need to improve t...


David Warner breaks silence on Australia ball-tampering scandal

Smith's father Peter stood alongside his son for the press conference and placed his hand on the cricketer's shoulder in comfort. "After seeing events in th...


Lehmann to quit as Australia coach after 4th Test

Cricket Australia have banned Smith and David Warner from all global and domestic cricket for a year, while opening batsman Cameron Bancroft was exiled for ...


Australia coach quits over cheating scandal

Smith and Warner were both hit with 12-month penalties despite Cricket Australia's revelation that Warner hatched the plot to alter the ball, with Smith's pos...


Spain put six past Messi-less Argentina

Costa was withdrawn at half-time, his replacement Iago Aspas impressing with a goal and an assist to make his case for World Cup selection. After the seco...


Real Madrid 'will not sell Gareth Bale for less than £88m'

Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale has reportedly told the club's chiefs to receive an offer from Manchester United this summer for him not to refuse to leave ...


Late spot kick helps Italy

But Lorenzo Insigne converted to cancel out Jamie Vardy's lethal first-half opener. "There have been some strong performances from individuals that have ce...


76ers star Joel Embiid taken to hospital after Thursday's win vs Knicks

The 24-year-old was taken to a local hospital for additional tests. Preliminary X-rays revealed no fractures. If Joel Embiid is going to miss time, Saric co...


Brown's last-second hoop caps Celtics' rally in Utah

But the 30-plus minutes he had played - the most since he returned to action after suffering a concussion earlier this month - and the usual fatigue players not...


It was failure of my leadership, says emotional Steve Smith

The financial cost for the players is also growing with sporting goods company ASICS ending its relationship with Warner and Bancroft. "Through this whole exp...


Darren Lehmann steps down as Australian cricket coach

Wicketkeeper Tim Paine will take over the Australian captaincy for the fourth and final Test starting in Johannesburg on Friday, with hosts South Africa leadi...


IRS Sends Reminder to taxpayers "Cryptocurrency Income is Taxable"

The IRS said that taxpayers who do not properly report the income tax consequences of cryptocurrency transactions can be audited for those transactions ...


Ball tampering was an error of my leadership — ALERT] Steve Smith

Mistakes have been made which have damaged cricket . Cameron Bancroft was slapped with a nine-month suspension from worldwide cricket for his role in the C...


Free Agency: TE Benjamin Watson agrees to 1-year deal with Saints

He came back strong in 2017, however, posting 61 catches for 522 yards, more than all the Saints tight ends combined. The New Orleans Saints have found help...


Kansas Assistant Coach's Nine-Year-Old Son Scouted Duke Perfectly

The biggest reason Kansas secured the spot for the Final Four was Malik Newman's 32 points in the Elite Eight win over Duke. According to Howard, his son, J...


Final Four Odds: Cinderella Loyola-Chicago Clear Underdog vs. MI

It's our duty as college basketball teams to satisfy those requests. If Loyola of Chicago, a mid-major relatively unknown basketball team, can beat all the ...


Indianapolis Colts 2018 Mock Draft 4.0: Who Goes Number Six?

Kiper's initial mock draft was much more of a surprise than his third, now that the general perception of Allen seems to have risen. You saw during his workout,...