• Starc, Lynn hit the jackpot in IPL auction
Starc, Lynn hit the jackpot in IPL auction

The team did manage to land R. Ashwin for ₹7.6 crore, edging out Rajasthan Royals . As many as 21 players have ended up being unsold, including the likes of Murali Vijay, James Faulkner, Chris Gayle among others. There were multiple bids from Kings XI Punjab , Chennai Super Kings but Steve Smith, Stokes' captain at the Pune franchise, wanted...

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  • Willian, Morata, Courtois Out Of Newcastle United Clash; Conte Expects
Willian, Morata, Courtois Out Of Newcastle United Clash; Conte Expects "Difficult" Game

It's very hard to say today how many days they need to come back. Morata is absent with a back injury while Courtois and Willian are suffering from ankle and hamstring problems respectively. Newcastle's form has improved since the turn of the year, with just one defeat in their last four games in all competitions. I'm happy to try every day t...

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  • Australian Open 2018 Final
Australian Open 2018 Final

However, Federer didn't have to work too much in his semifinal match due to Chung retiring in the second set, and he's been the most consistent player for the last two years. The second seed said: "In the second set I could see he was starting to get slower, fighting with the blister". "Which I think is good", he said.

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  • With DeMarcus Cousins out, plan remains the same
With DeMarcus Cousins out, plan remains the same

Cousins planted his left foot, then immediately reached down and grabbed his heel, falling to the floor in pain. He averaged 15.3 points and 3.3 assists per game as a member of the New Orleans Pelicans , where the former Indiana Hoosiers star missed an average of 29 games per year due to various injuries before joining James Harden in Clutch Cit...

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  • Liverpool have been knocked out of the FA Cup by West Brom
Liverpool have been knocked out of the FA Cup by West Brom

Sturridge is willing to move overseas in order to secure regular first-team football and Klopp reminded the striker on Friday that if he remains at Liverpool beyond the 31 January deadline, there will be no guarantees that he plays. Robertson , who signed from Hull City in the close season, has started nine of Liverpool's last 10 games and th...

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  • India demolish Bangladesh by 131 runs, enter semi final
India demolish Bangladesh by 131 runs, enter semi final

Soon after Athanaze was dismissed it was all carnage from Simmons even as the other batsmen failed to hang around. Bangladesh , in the second innings, bundled up for 134 in 42.1 overs as pacer Kamlesh Nagarkoti picked 3 wickets while also contributing 18 runs to India's innings.

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  • Woods 1-over after 3 holes at Farmers Insurance
Woods 1-over after 3 holes at Farmers Insurance

I'm getting the ball out there, I'm starting to hit some shots, I'm starting to shape the golf ball again and now I got to start doing that in a tournament. "I didn't hit them very close". This time previous year Woods had come through the Hero event unscathed after 15 months out following multiple back surgeries but missed the cut at Torrey Pine...

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  • Manchester United set to sign Real Madrid midfielder
Manchester United set to sign Real Madrid midfielder

Kovacic has always been linked after slipping down the pecking order at Real Madrid and reports claim that Mourinho could try and push a deal through before the transfer window closes next week. Sanchez will be United's squad for Friday's fourth-round tie at Huish Park and Mourinho could not resist a veiled dig at Arsene Wenger's side as he con...

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  • Ings should be given chance for Liverpool against West Brom
Ings should be given chance for Liverpool against West Brom

Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp hopes to avoid any confusion by bringing Simon Mignolet back for the FA Cup 4th round clash tomorrow against West Brom . "Nobody told me something about his knee". Alfie Mawson's solitary strike for Carlos Carvalhal's men on Monday stunned Liverpool and ended an unbeaten streak that had stretched back nearly thr...

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  • Former KC player Johnson in Super Bowl LII
Former KC player Johnson in Super Bowl LII

Eagles quarterback Nick Foles quietly got X-rays on his ribs after his team won the NFC title. City administrators have approved an additional $574,000 security budget for Super Bowl, according to city contracts signed in late December and early January.

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  • Nassar Case Evokes Memories of Penn State Scandal
Nassar Case Evokes Memories of Penn State Scandal

Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison on Wednesday on Ingham County Circuit Court in MI. "I think gymnastics is the best sport in the entire world, but if I had a daughter right now, I wouldn't put her in it", Johnston East said in the video.

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  • Family members gather in support of Thome's Hall of Fame announcement
Family members gather in support of Thome's Hall of Fame announcement

Jones , the 1999 NL MVP, played 19 seasons, all of them with the Atlanta Braves . Thome was a five-time All-Star over the course of his 22-year career and ranks eighth in Major League Baseball history with 612 home runs. Two days later, Thome hit No. 601 - but it would turn out to be the last of his 37 homers with the Twins, who traded him to...

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  • Marin Cilic into Australian Open semi-final after Rafael Nadal retires injured
Marin Cilic into Australian Open semi-final after Rafael Nadal retires injured

Thus, Cilic will wait for the victor of the second semi-final clash between Roger Federer and Hyeon Chung , and he is only the 3rd player outside the Big 4 who advanced to the title match in Melbourne in the last 10 years, after Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Stan Wawrinka .

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  • Barcelona star to leave in the January transfer window
Barcelona star to leave in the January transfer window

Yerry Mina has already been signed as Mascherano's replacement. The news comes a day after Barça confirmed that Mascherano would be receiving an "institutional farewell" for his service to the club , although at that moment they stopped short of announcing where his next destination will be.

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  • National Basketball Association officially supports legalized gambling, wants a cut of every bet
National Basketball Association officially supports legalized gambling, wants a cut of every bet

Mix in the relative apathy towards long-perceived vices and it's a matter of time until professional leagues facilitate gambling. Since the four casinos are located outside of the state's major population centers, including New York City, people would still "bet illegally through offshore websites and other illegal channels", Spillane said.

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  • Jamal Murray will defend his Rising Stars MVP title
Jamal Murray will defend his Rising Stars MVP title

The game is set for 7 p.m. MT on Friday, Feb. 16 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and will be broadcast live on TNT. Smith (6-3, 195) holds averages of 14.8 points, 3.9 rebounds, 4.6 assists, 0.97 steals and 28.4 minutes per game in 39 games (all starts) for Dallas this season.

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  • Simona Halep and Angelique Kerber set up intriguing semi-final
Simona Halep and Angelique Kerber set up intriguing semi-final

Halep belted a return victor at Pliskova's feet two games later to draw an error and seal victory in a surprisingly quick 71 minutes. But I've started to like this tournament, too. But that three-set victory will, more than likely, make her even looser from here on out. Kerber also likes the game of Keys, allowing the in-form American only thre...

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  • Arsenal ready for life after Alexis Sanchez following win over Palace
Arsenal ready for life after Alexis Sanchez following win over Palace

Arsene Wenger is pleased to have a "committed and focused" player on board after Henrikh Mkhitaryan arrived at Arsenal in a swap for Alexis Sanchez . "I think that also gets through to the player", added the Chilean goal-scoring machine. The Mirror reports that Arsenal forced United by initially picking Sanchez to face Palace.

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  • Dortmund boss wants 'clarity' over Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang future
Dortmund boss wants 'clarity' over Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang future

Veteran manager Wenger has always been a believer in clubs not spending "beyond their natural resources" and last week angered Gunners fans by saying there was no way the London side could match the reported £500,000 ($697,000, 569,000 euros) weekly wages on offer to Sanchez at United.

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  • DeMarcus Cousins posts best National Basketball Association figures since 1972
DeMarcus Cousins posts best National Basketball Association figures since 1972

I nearly lost it. The only other players to have such a game are Wilt Chamberlain , Elgin Baylor and Oscar Robertson . Davis was 14-for-23 from the floor as he bounced back from a pair of underwhelming performances, scoring just 29 total points his last 2 games.

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