Thursday February 27-th, 2020

No Love for Cavs in defeat by Heat No Love for Cavs in defeat by Heat

But Cleveland's 79 points were a season-low and they endured their 14th-straight defeat at Miami's AmericanAirlines Arena . "Following Tuesday night's front tooth subluxation in the first quarter and subsequently experiencing concussion-like s...

Justin Jackson will leave Maryland basketball for the 2018 NBA Draft Justin Jackson will leave Maryland basketball for the 2018 NBA Draft

He is projected to be a top three pick. Bagley played above the rim , and dominated the glass in unprecedented fashion at Duke; teamed up with Wendell Carter, the Blue Devils ranked as the No. Bagley says on his verified Twitter account that he "...

Messi trains and will travel to Seville Messi trains and will travel to Seville

In other news, goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen, who was also considered a doubt for the trip to Sevilla after picking up a knee injury during the global break with Germany which resulted in his absence during his side's 1-0 loss to Brazil on Tuesday...

Tottenham star Kane could return against Chelsea Tottenham star Kane could return against Chelsea

If not this weekend, maybe next weekend but the most important thing is that we are so positive about his recovery". "After Bournemouth , everyone thought it would be a long period out". "Of course, there are still a lot of games to play". To win ...

Kevin Love out of Cavaliers' lineup, back in concussion protocol Kevin Love out of Cavaliers' lineup, back in concussion protocol

The performance against the Hornets was so memorable to those in the arena that Charlotte fans serenaded him with chants of "M-V-P, M-V-P, M-V-P" and gave him a standing ovation late in the game, something that the normally stoic James took notice ...

Trevone Boykin arrested on aggravated assault charge Trevone Boykin arrested on aggravated assault charge

He's been booked into the Mansfield city jail and remains without bond, pending arraignment. Bailey told WFAA-TV the encounter happened after she refused to show Boykin a text message on her phone, and the resulting injuries left her hospitalized f...

ESPN's Mel Kiper has Seahawks selecting a cornerback in mock draft 3.0 ESPN's Mel Kiper has Seahawks selecting a cornerback in mock draft 3.0

Kiper has Allen ranked as the No. 9 center available in the draft and said he grades out closely with the No. 7 prospect, Washington's Coleman Shelton. What if Buffalo elects to pass on quarterback entirely in the first round? They will likely target...

Darren Lehmann to step down as Australia head coach

Watching axed captain Steve Smith break down repeatedly at a news conference on his return to Australia removed any final doubts about quitting, he said. But good people can make mistakes. A tearful Lehmann has been quoted as saying, "As many w...

ICC set to review punishment for ball-tampering ICC set to review punishment for ball-tampering

The ICC , which strictly went by the rule book on one of the most despicable and brazen attempts at cheating on the field in recent times, now plans to put certain additional measures in place in order to prevent recurrence of such incidents.

Sorry Steve Smith takes 'full responsibility' for ball-tampering scandal Sorry Steve Smith takes 'full responsibility' for ball-tampering scandal

He said: "I'm ultimately responsible for the culture of the team and I've been thinking about my position for a while". Though all three players will not be allowed to play domestic competitions such as the Sheffield Shield and the Big Bash League,...

Darren Lehmann steps down as Australian cricket coach Darren Lehmann steps down as Australian cricket coach

A tearful Darren Lehmann said on Thursday he would quit as coach of the scandal-tainted Australia cricket team after the fourth and final Test of the ongoing series in South Africa. "We're only playing a game, that's all we're playing", he said. ...

Steve Nash, Grant Hill, Jason Kidd Among 2018 Hall of Fame Class Steve Nash, Grant Hill, Jason Kidd Among 2018 Hall of Fame Class

Grant Hill has been notified of his induction into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2018, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski . However, it wasn't until Nash arrived in Dallas in before the 1998-99 season that the n...

Six-time MLB All-Star Rusty Staub dies at 73 Six-time MLB All-Star Rusty Staub dies at 73

Celebrated philanthropist Staub suffered a heart attack and passed away in a hospital near West Palm Beach in Florida, his brother Chuck said via the New York Times . Staub, who possessed a solid bat and became one of the league's top pinch hitters ...

Federation Internationale de Football Association names 36 referees, 63 assistants for Russia 2018 Federation Internationale de Football Association names 36 referees, 63 assistants for Russia 2018

In terms of Fifa's worldwide list, the Football Association and referees' association PGMOL work together to put forward their choices. World football governing body have chosen 36 officials for the tournament in Russian Federation, but none from E...

Australian ball-tampering: David Warner apologises for 'stain on game' Australian ball-tampering: David Warner apologises for 'stain on game'

Key takeaways from Cricket Australia's sanctions "I don't blame anyone", said a teary-eyed Smith. Smith broke down several times in the press conference on Thursday, especially when he reflected on the effects his actions have had on his parents....

Magellan cuts ties with Cricket Australia Magellan cuts ties with Cricket Australia

Earlier in the day, David Warner took to his Twitter handle and issued an apology to the cricket fans around the world. "I want to apologize to all Australians that these events have taken place, particularly to all the kids who love cricket ...

Warner apologises for tampering scandal Warner apologises for tampering scandal

I'm the captain of the Australian team. The Australia Cricketers' Association has foreshadowed potential appeals by the banned players, saying "there are a number of glaring and clear anomalies in the process to date which causes the ACA to query...

Steve Smith's ball tampering reaction revealed Steve Smith's ball tampering reaction revealed

I apologise on my part and take responsibility for it. "The players have made a grave mistake but they are not bad people", said Lehmann. I've been so privileged and honoured to represent my country and captain the Australian cricket team.

Loyola-Chicago Basketball: How the Ramblers reached the Final Four Loyola-Chicago Basketball: How the Ramblers reached the Final Four

Sister Jean, 98, did not ask for compensation. It's only been ten days, which seems like forever ago and day after day I keep re-watching the final shot by the senior guard, Clayton Custer . But the Wildcats couldn't get enough stops down the stretc...

Karl-Anthony Towns' career night helps Wolves keep pace in playoff race Karl-Anthony Towns' career night helps Wolves keep pace in playoff race

Towns finished with 15 points and 12 rebounds on 38.5 percent shooting from the field that night. In the same game, All-Star Walker became the Hornets' all-time leading scorer with 9,840 points, passing Dell Curry. Towns also added 15 rebounds, w...

Warner apologizes for 'damaging' cricket Warner apologizes for 'damaging' cricket

For former Australia cricket captain Steve Smith , it was reality television at its most heart-wrenchingly real. "They made a mistake and they accepted it", said the big-hitter. "This is the first time I've seen this happen and I can assure you it...

Isco Nets Hat-trick As Spain Maul Argentina 6-0 Isco Nets Hat-trick As Spain Maul Argentina 6-0

De Gea; Carvajal, Pique (Azpilicueta, min. 71), Ramos, Alba (Alonso, min. 79); Koke, Thiago (Parejo, min. 82), Iniesta (Niguez, min. 56); Isco (Vazquez, min. They struggled badly to defend and this humiliation suggested they are not the same force ...

Australia coach Darren Lehmann quits in wake of ball-tampering scandal Australia coach Darren Lehmann quits in wake of ball-tampering scandal

And he said one of the main reasons was seeing players Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft breaking down in emotional press conferences as they arrived back home having been banned from the game. I will regret this for the rest of my life. "This...

India tasted their first victory over England, Mandhana hits another knock India tasted their first victory over England, Mandhana hits another knock

After back-to-back wickets of Wyatt and Beaumont, English all-rounder Natalie Sciver along with skipper Heather Knight took the charge of England's innings but was not able to do much as Indian spinner Radha Yadav sent Knight back to stand and Sciver...

Raptors drop Nuggets to inch closer to franchise wins record Raptors drop Nuggets to inch closer to franchise wins record

Coming on the heels of three defeats in the previous five games, the Raptors needed a late surge to topple a stubborn Nuggets team that featured Canadian national teamers Jamal Murray and Trey Lyles. "Offensively, I couldn't really see the basket". ...

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