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Kuldeep Yadav Was Brilliant: Sunil Gavaskar

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Clarke, in his role as a Star Sports commentator, slammed India's senior batters Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane for scoring only 13 runs from the final 10 overs of the afternoon session. This match will be a do or die situation for India . Adam Gilchrist, who served as stand-in skipper on the 2004 tour when Ricky Ponting was injured, noted Smith's team have "exceeded expectations". Read More »

Heat topple Pelicans 120-112 with fourth quarter blitz

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Wes Goldberg and David Ramil break down the Heat's win over the Pelicans, including Dragic's performance, how Miami's frontcourt (in some ways) out played that of New Orleans, and then do a standings update. The Heat led 45-31 midway through the second quarter in large part because Ellington came off the bench and started burying threes. Miami went into the half up only 54-52 despite shooting 50 percent and holding New Orleans to 38.3 percent shooting. Read More »

Bluiett lifts No. 11 Xavier past No. 6 Maryland

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This one wasn't as long as some of the others, but it was the most painful. In his last eight games, Bluiett is averaging 19.1 points and 5.6 rebounds. The Terrapins picked up where they left off after the intermission, building Maryland's lead up to as many as six points before Xavier scored seven straight points to retake the lead at 47-46. Read More »

Latham, Raval guide New Zealand to 67 for no loss

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Quinton de Kock had again proved his value to South Africa's lineup with his ability to score quickly and marshall the lower order as they scored 124 runs for the final four wickets. The aggressive De Kock fell short of a century, trapped in front by Neil Wagner (3-104) despite trying his luck with a review after guiding South Africa to a competitive total. Read More »

Kane suffers angle ligament damage

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Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed that Harry Kane has suffered ligament damage following the FA Cup win over Millwall. "It's hard. It looks a similar situation to [the injury sustained against] Sunderland, but we'll see". However, it's nearly certain he will miss at least a few weeks of action. He also said he intends to come back stronger. However, Tottenham's bulletin has raised the possibility of him being back for the FA Cup semi-final against Chelsea on the weekend of 22-23 ... Read More »

Arsene Wenger on 2013 transfer saga with Liverpool

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Iwobi accepts the frustration among fans but questioned the method of reaction, telling reporters: "They need to have a bit more respect in my opinion". I don't know exactly what's going on. Craig Burley says Arsene Wenger is showing how arrogant he is through his handling of his future at Arsenal. Read More »

Joe Hart confirmed as England captain

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Hart setting the right tone "Joe Hart will captain the side". Determined to create an atmosphere where players feel free to speak up even in the presence of the boss, Southgate has told his team to address him as Gareth rather than the traditional football greeting of boss or gaffer. Read More »

NCAA Tournament: UCLA, Kentucky don't mind crowded backcourts

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Just like when Alford subs in Ike Anigbogu for Thomas Welsh , there are situations where Aaron Holiday is a better player than Isaac Hamilton or Bryce Alford . 1 seed", Calipari said. This is obviously a huge revenge game for a Kentucky team that would love to earn another rematch with the top-seeded North Carolina Tar Heels in the South Regional Final on Sunday. Read More »

United States house set for 'do-or-die' vote on healthcare bill

Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), the chairman of the ultra-conservative House Freedom Caucus that negotiated over the measure with Trump but remained largely opposed to the plan, is also set to talk about the bill on ABC's "This Week". It's a lose-lose for the American people, that's for sure. One problem facing the GOP is repercussions from the party's voters. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., removed her shoes and took a victory leap while meeting activists outside the Capitol. Read More »

United States makes several roster changes ahead of Panama match

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After scoring the opening goal, Lletget was forced to leave Friday's 6-0 win against Honduras in the 18 minute after suffering a left foot injury and will be further evaluated in Los Angeles. Morris (Seattle Sounders) has been hampered by a right ankle injury, while Orozco has a right knee ailment. John Brooks , a starting central defender who left in the 70th minute with an illness stemming from what the US delegation said was a sinus infection, will return to German club Hertha Berlin. Read More »

McIlroy: Muirfield visit will leave bitter taste in mouth

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The R&A, which organizes the Open, quickly restored Muirfield's eligibility as a tournament host. "The rules of the club will be changed accordingly with immediate effect". Everybody is equal and for Muirfield to have women members is only going to be positive for the club in my opinion. Ivan Khodabakhsh, the Ladies European Tour's chief executive, said Tuesday's vote would "begin to restore the reputation" of Muirfield following last year's ballot. Read More »

Liverpool legends vs Real Madrid legends

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The 36-year-old hung up his boots in November 2016 after playing his last game for LA Galaxy and has been working as a youth coach at Liverpool since February. But it would not be enough as Ian Rush's team held on to win, Gerrard not surprisingly claiming the man of the match award. "Hopefully he can start scoring goals again, we know how important he is for us". Read More »

Arsenal ace Mesut Ozil provides Twitter update following back injury

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The four-time world champs have thus far collected the maximum 12 points from their first four Group C matches, and their longtime coach has challenged the team to remain flawless throughout. "Every player is fit". MESUT OZIL has given Arsenal fans a boost after tweeting he is back in training for Germany. "We'll wait until after our last training session to decide on him". Read More »

Patient Pujara drives India after Rahul's exit

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With the morning session negotiated smoothly, India came into the second session looking for some runs and put pressure back on Australia , but Rahul and Pujara had a tough battle in the middle as Australia rarely bowled a loose ball. On day one, debutant Kuldeep Yadav took 4-68 after Steve Smith (111) scored his 20th test hundred. The second-wicket partnership was worth 87 runs and appeared ominous when Rahul lost his concentration after Cummins gave him a piece of his mind to which he ... Read More »

Ricciardo misses start, exits early at F1 Australian GP

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His team-mate Daniel Ricciardo crashed out in qualifying and will start in 10th spot on the grid but both cars seemed way off the pace at Albert Park. "The vehicle just switched off, it was instant", a despondent Ricciardo said afterwards. "I feel like crap, but I feel for the fans too". "It looked a lot better in the race, I'm very happy about that". Read More »

Residents near Transnet fire urged to evacuate

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It is understood that environmental management companies have worked through the night to contain the petroleum wax from flowing into the Durban harbour from the Umhlathuzana River. Residents and businesses near the burning Transnet warehouse in Rossburgh have been urged to evacuate, paramedics said on Friday. It's not yet clear what caused the fire. Read More »

Kentucky has chance for payback against UCLA in Sweet 16

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He is 0-3. The total has gone over in three of UCLA's last four games against Kentucky. G - Bryce Alford, 6-3, Sr. "Having Ike out there", Steve Alford said, "he's just a presence around the rim". In the first matchup, Fox won the battle but lost the war, with his team ultimately taking the loss at home. The freshman-laden rosters are much more developed now than they were December 3, when UCLA prevailed in Rupp Arena , 97-92. Read More »

LeBron James will play against the Wizards

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Love got his right arm and shoulder tangled with the arms of Marvin Williams going for a rebound in the third quarter, and James received a poke in the eye in the third as he drove for a layup. "He's one of the toughest players we got in this league". They lost to Cleveland 140-135 on February 6, when James banked in an impossible 3-pointer to force OT. Read More »

Tim Tebow assigned to Columbia Fireflies, New York Mets' low-A affiliate

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What he wants is to improve. The Gators won both of Tebow's trips to SC, 51-31 in his Heisman Trophy season of 2007 and 24-14 in 2009. The club says Tebow will wear his football number, No. According to Baseball Reference, Tebow hit.173 in 110 at-bats during the Mets' fall league in 2016, with 33 strikeouts and a.209 slugging percentage. Read More »

MLS Soccer: Revs pummel hapless Minnesota

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New England's original home opener, two weeks ago against Orlando, was postponed by cold weather. Their coming out party began in the 4th minute when Agudelo nodded home a Chris Tierney cross at the back post, and continued in the 21st minute when Kamara tapped home a feed from Nguyen. Read More »

Injured Kohli out of final test against Australia - India batting coach

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India needed these wickets as they were staring down the barrel at the lunch interval when Australia were firmly in the driver's seat at 131/1. "At this stage the injury has an element of being aggravated in the field", he said. However, the hosts' happiness was short-lived as Australia captain Steve Smith continued his prolific run with the bat and David Warner capitalised on an early reprieve to give the visitors a strong start. Read More »

FIRED UP After Xavier Upset

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Earlier in the tournament, Luke Murray told The Associated Press having dad in the stands cheering his team on is "special". After Xavier pulled off the comeback win against Arizona, Murray messed up Rose's hair. How special? If the Cubs' run is any indication, Xavier fans might want to prepare for another weekend of basketball. And Murray might just be sports magic, because his teams can't seem to stop winning. Read More »

Wizards Face Cavaliers in Eastern Battle

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However, with the win and losses from both the Chicago Bulls and Detriot Pistons Friday night, the Wizards clinched a playoff spot for the 2017 National Basketball Association playoffs. The all-star point guard went through pregame warm-ups as normal. He now has a career-high 37 double-doubles this season, and is 12th all time in assists, passing Maurice Cheeks (7,392 assists). Read More »