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Windies skipper Brathwaite to skip T20Is in Pakistan

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David Boon, one of the International Cricket Council (ICC) match referees, will supervise the series while Geoff Allardice, the ICC general manager cricket, and Adrian Griffith, the umpires' manager, will also attend the matches to oversee arrangements. Read More »

Shohei Ohtani in Angels' lineup as DH on Opening Day

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He went 1-for-5 as a designated hitter, batting eighth, with three pulled ball groundouts and a swinging strikeout in the Los Angeles Angels' loss to the Oakland Athletics . "He has a nice swing". A lot of people are curious to see how Ohtani does in his quest to succeed as a pitcher and hitter. OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Keeping it loose and light the way he does, Shohei Ohtani tipped his cap as he emerged from the tunnel to rapid camera clicking from the media frenzy and took the field, ... Read More »

Fowler finds water at the last to hand Hossler Houston lead

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She's eight shots behind joint leaders Sung Hyun Park of South Korea and Sweden's Pernilla Lindberg, who lead third-placed Jessica Korda of the United States by three shots. Still seeking his first win of this season, Spieth is just happy his game is rounding into shape. Phil Mickelson, whose 6-under front nine Thursday has many excited for his Masters prospectes, came back to the field with a hard-fought 71 to be alongside Baddeley and co at 5-under and T43. Read More »

Reasons to Appreciate Rusty Staub

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Mets great Rusty Staub passed away at 73 on Thursday, March 29, 2018. In early March, the New York Daily News reported Staub had been suffering from a staph infection which led to kidney failure. Staub retired from baseball after spending the 1985 season with the Mets and then became a NY institution through his Rusty Staub Foundation, raising millions of dollars for the widows of police, fire fighters and first responders while also feeding thousands of homeless people through his Catholic ... Read More »

First Qatar referee to officiate at FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation

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Federation Internationale de Football Association confirmed its list of 36 referees and 63 assistants for the tournament on Thursday, with the officials spanning 46 different countries. There are also no Britons selected to be a part of the 63 assistant referees who will be in Russian Federation , with VAR officials to be chosen from the pool of assistants. Read More »

Former Husker DT Ndamukong Suh signs with Rams

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The Rams also solidified their pass defense by adding cornerbacks Marcus Peters and Aqib Talib via trades. ESPN says the contract is worth $14 million. Suh has 51 1/2 sacks, but the vast majority came early in his career. The dominant tackle could play alongside All-Pro Aaron Donald on a potentially fearsome defensive front for the defending NFC West champions. Read More »

Broncos trade draft picks for safety Su'a Cravens

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So much for Washington not trading Su'a Cravens . Soon after, things began to grow more complicated. Washington moving on from Cravens is not a surprise, considering how his tenure unfolded, which included a brief "retirement" from football. Read More »

Corey Feldman Says He Was Stabbed For Speaking Out Against Pedophiles

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One opened his door and stabbed him, the actor claims . "Please say prayers 4 us!" he said, evidently referring to himself and his wife of 16 months, Courtney Anne Mitchell. He says he was stabbed while his security guard was distracted and another auto pulled up with an attacker. Another said: 'I wish you the speediest of recoveries Corey . Read More »

Johnny Manziel could return to National Football League after reported New England Patriots meeting

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On Tuesday, New England brass met with National Football League washout Johnny Manziel both before and after his workout during Texas A&M's Pro Day in College Station, according to the Boston Herald . It looks like the Patriots are interested in bringing Manziel in. He said on "Good Morning America" in February that he has stopped drinking, and revealed that he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder a year ago. Read More »

Helmet hits among rules that get tweaked

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The Steelers ultimately lost that home game to the Patriots 27-24. After another season of controversy over what constitutes a pass reception in the NFL , the league's team owners unanimously approved a rewritten catch rule on Tuesday at their annual meeting. Read More »

Sixers' Fultz To Return to Action Monday Night

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He also understands the season is around the corner in terms of the end of the regular season. It's going to be a tough closing stretch to say the least with the 76ers on a roll, Toronto leading the East and a division rival to close things out. Read More »

Bird Out 6-8 Weeks

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Bird, 25, will have a small broken bone spur removed. He flew back to NY on Monday to see O'Malley, who recommended surgery. He's expected to be out 6-8 weeks. Rangers sign Colon again • Bartolo Colon has signed another minor league contract with the Texas Rangers, who anticipate the 44-year-old righthander starting their fifth game but are making no promises beyond that. Read More »

Ronaldo Subbed Off, Memphis, Van Dijk Score As Holland Spank Portugal

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Only legendary Hungary and Real Madrid forward Ferenc Puskas, with 84 goals, and Iran striker Ali Daei have scored more worldwide goals than the 33-year-old. Portugal continued to monopolize possession early in the second half, but struggled to break down their stubborn opponents. The European champions continue their World Cup preparations with another game in Switzerland, this time facing a Netherlands side who are one of a number of notable absentees from this summer's ... Read More »

Champions League introduce sweeping changes for 2018-19

In addition, managers will have the option of naming 12 substitutes for the finals of the Champions League , Europa League and Super Cup. But that system is being changed to introduce staggered kick-off times in the group stages in a similar way to how the Europa League has operated. Read More »

Joshua bets on KO win, Parker still considering his options

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Speaking at today's final press conference, Joshua urged fight fans to place their bets on him winning by knockout. "Joseph Parker is not getting the respect he deserves, people over here don't know him that well but in the Southern hemisphere he's like Anthony Joshua ". Read More »

Bancroft family supporting Cameron over ball-tampering row

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While Steve Smith was handed a one-match suspension and fined 100% of his match fee, Cameron Bancroft has been fined 75 per cent of his match fee and handed three demerit points. "He's only just more or less got into the side". "I won't comment on the way (South Africa) have been behaving but I just know from an Australian cricket perspective: we hold our heads high and I'll be very disappointed if one of our teammates (did that)", he said. Read More »

March Madness 2018: Top Social Media Highlights for Sunday's Elite 8

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The Wildcats (34-4) will play fellow No. 1 seed Kansas , which beat Duke 85-81 in overtime later Sunday. "We need her in the game because she does so many things for us that don't show up on the stat sheet. "We buy into the system, and that's what we're doing right now". How's your bracket looking? The Seminoles reached the Sweet 16 by upsetting No.1 Xavier. Read More »

CR7 scores twice in stoppage time to deny Salah

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And my word, twitter erupted! However, in the second minute of additional time, Ronaldo scored a sensational header from a diagonal cross that Egypt's Ahmed El-Shenawy simply could not save. The Real Madrid star had been frustrated for long periods in a largely drab contest as Egypt's own leading light Salah looked to have taken the scalp of the European champions. Read More »

WGC- Dell Technologies Match Play

The 40-year-old Kerr had eight birdies in her second straight bogey-free round to reach 13-under 131 at rain-softened Aviara. Rory McIlroy's World Golf Championships came to an early end as the 2015 victor was knocked out at the group stage in Austin. Read More »

Fabregas leaves door open on future Arsenal return

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There's no doubting the 44-year-old's talent as a coach, however, and it's easy to see why both Bayern and Arsenal would be interested. The German coach has been out of a job since Dortmund fired him last May. But it appears Arsenal have stolen a march on their Premier League rivals by already starting discussions with highly-rated German coach. The Gunners face CSKA Moscow in the quarter-finals, their only chance for glory having been knocked out of the FA Cup in the third round by ... Read More »

Boxer Lucas Browne taken to hospital after brutal KO loss

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Unfortunately for Browne, the knockout punch came at the end of a good combination from Whyte. Another big right wobbled Browne in the third and he crudely tried to stand and trade, but "The Body Snatcher" answered with more accuracy and targeted the ribs in the fourth. Read More »

FSU Men's Basketball Streak Ends With Loss To Michigan

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The Wolverines took command quickly at the start of the game. When Michigan (32-7) arrives in Texas, it'll face the Cinderella story of this tournament, Loyola Chicago, which completed its magical run through March with a victory over Kansas State in Atlanta earlier Saturday. Read More »

Beard could not resist the lure of returning to Texas Tech

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Keenan Evans led Texas Tech with 12 points. The Red Raiders are tough, and athletic on the offensive end. The Wildcats fail to cover the spread and the totals line will go over. All college basketball odds and betting trends courtesy of Bleacher Report's official odds partner, OddsShark. Both of these teams have an opportunity to go to the Elite Eight and to potentially win a national championship . Read More »

Clemson senior Gabe DeVoe saved his best for last, even in defeat

The Jayhawks advanced to Final Fours in 2012 and 2008 after winning first- and second-round contests in Omaha. "And for us to get in here, I think it's going to spark conversation about this and I know the committees have such a hard job". In a 90-78 win over West Virginia , Villanova established itself as a worthy favorite in this tournament. West Virginia tried to throw a wrench in that, turning up the defensive pressure and putting the Wildcats on their heels in the Sweet 16. Read More »

Sweet 16 Action at TD Garden — March Madness

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Jevon Carter turned them over, Daxter Miles sped them up and Sagaba Konate tried to demoralize them at the rim. This time, it took everything Villanova (33-4) had. They had nine for the half, and when the Wildcats were not turning the ball over, they were getting good looks at the baskets. Spellman hit a 3 a couple possessions later. Read More »

Trump signs $1.3 trillion federal budget

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Trump said he was "very disappointed" in the package, in part because it does not fully fund his plans for a border wall with Mexico and does not address some 700,000 "Dreamer" immigrants who are now protected from deportation under a program that he has moved to eliminate. Read More »