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The inside story for ICC scrapping the Champions Trophy


So I don't think that's an issue", said Richardson. "Hopefully through these actions of reviewing the code of conduct and developing a culture of respect. "I would like to commend our Members on reaching agreement on the FTP which means the ICC World Test Championship and ODI league are now cemented into the calendar". Read More »

Jason Witten plans to retire, join Monday Night Football

FRISCO, Texas (AP) - The Dallas Cowboys have drafted a tight end with Jason Witten on the verge of retirement after 15 seasons. Witten turns 36 next month. The duo has linked for 1,398 yards and 11 touchdowns on 132 catches in 2017 together. The Cowboys have one pick in the fifth, three in the sixth and one in the seventh. Read More »

Eagles pass on LSU RB Derrius Guice again, lands with Washington


The team followed with Louisiana running back Derrius Guice in the second round and Louisville offensive tackle Geron Christian in the third round. As for Guice, well, he was somewhat befuddled as to where exactly these rumors came from. There are some who thought that besides Penn State running back Saquon Barkley, Guice was the best tailback in the draft. Those aren't pedestrian numbers for most backs, but for Guice, they fell short of his expectations. Read More »

Barkley 'touched by hand of God — Giants GM Gettleman


The New York Giants selected the former UTEP offensive lineman with the second pick of the second round (34th overall). It should not be forgotten after the Giants acquired Eli Manning in the 2004 draft, they selected guard Chris Snee in the second round - with the 34th overall pick. Read More »

NFL Draft 2018: Ryan Shazier walks across stage, announces selection for Steelers

However, it appears as though the Steelers have addressed this by trading up in the third round last night to select Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph . Washington and Rudolph demonstrated a remarkable rapport in college, the former racking up 1,549 receiving yards and 13 touchdowns in 2017, and they will hope that continues once Roethlisberger hangs up the cleats. Read More »

Vieira distances himself from Arsenal job


Manchester United and Arsenal battle it out at Old Trafford this Sunday, with arch-enemies Jose Mourinho and Arsene Wenger facing each other for what could be the last time after the Frenchman confirmed that he will leave at the end of the season. Read More »

7th Heaven At Boston Garden


The Boston Bruins eliminated the Toronto Maple Leafs from the playoffs Wednesday, in Game 7 of the first-round series. When it mattered most, he took his game to another level. However, just 30 seconds into the game, Toronto went to the powerplay as Sean Kuraly was called for tripping. Auston Matthews had one goal in seven games. Read More »

L2M: LeBron goaltended on Oladipo late in Cavs' Game 5 win


LeBron's buzzer-beater capped an incredible performance, which saw the three-time National Basketball Association champion finish with 44 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists. " He really was able to impose his will". "I was in the building in 2009 when he made that 3-pointer against the ( Orlando) Magic ", Nance told Chris Fedor of during his post-game media availability. Read More »

Russell Westbrook breaks the Utah Jazz in historic Oklahoma City Thunder comeback


The game, however, turned when Jazz centre and key rim protector Rudy Gobert had to be benched with foul trouble midway through the third, allowing the Thunder's Westbrook to go on a 20-point tear. "But we are going home and we've got to be strong and be confident". Jae Crowder had a career playoff-high 27 points for Utah . Jazz: Shot 57 percent in the first quarter to take a 34-29 lead. Read More »

Wilder Offers Joshua $50m For Unification Bout


Joshua , who unified the World Boxing Association, International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Organization heavyweight titles by out-pointing New Zealand's Joseph Parker on Mar 31, had already been recorded saying he'd "take US$50 million up front" to fight Wilder. Read More »

Arsenal great Vieira says 'ready' to manage in Europe


The 68-year-old over the weekend announced he would be stepping down at the end of the season. Speaking ahead of the first leg of Arsenal's Europa League semi-final clash with Atletico Madrid , he told reporters: "I wish that all goes well [for the new man]", he said. Read More »

Italy bosses confirm Ancelotti talks but insist no front-runner


It looks like Ancelotti is ready to say yes, speaking to the pair for 90 minutes. "We talked about something else with Ancelotti", he told Sky Sport 24. FIGC Commissioner Roberto Fabbricini confirms Carlo Ancelotti "likes the idea of being Italy CT and we'll know more by the end of April". He was in Rome for a family matter and will now return to Canada. Read More »

Eagles' Owner Rips Into Donald Trump As Team Considers Visiting White House


Back in September, Trump announced that the Golden State Warriors would not be invivted to the White House after Stephen Curry stated publicly he wouldn't attend. The comments, per The New York Times , were made at a private league meeting in fall 2017, in which Lurie took exception to a player's claim that he couldn't trust league owners due to their support of the Trump agenda. Read More »

Andrew Landry wins Valero Texas Open by two strokes


The Valero Texas Open saw an unheralded player break through to earn a maiden victory, but unfortunately for Trey Mullinax his day will have to wait. Walker ended the week in outright fourth on 14 under and one shot ahead of two-time victor Zach Johnson, who ran up a scrappy six at the last to complete a disappointing 72. Read More »

Russell Westbrook promises Ricky Rubio won't net triple double again


Thunder all-star Russell Westbrook was his surly self in a postgame interview. He's shooting a tick under 45 percent from the field and making a third of his 3-pointers. INJURY UPDATE: Westbrook was getting treatment on some sort of upper-body issue in Game 3 and was coy about it afterward, pointing out that most players are ailing at this time of year. Read More »

Houston Rockets at Minnesota Timberwolves Odds Preview 04/23/18


Butler's health was an obvious concern heading into this series, but so far he has played well enough to keep Minnesota competitive in two of the first three games. The Minnesota Timberwolves look to level the series against the Houston Rockets in Game 4 at the Target Center on Monday. In their return home in Game 3 of the series, the Timberwolves managed to get things together. Read More »

PFA Premier League Team of the Year revealed


However, despite the fantastic season, they have lost their last three home games in all competitions and will be looking to avoid losing four in all competitions for the first time since 2006. The team, which is deployed in a 4-3-3 formation, also includes five players from the Manchester City squad that have clinched the title with five games left to play. Read More »

Man City celebrate EPL title with 5-0 win over Swansea


Once the full-time whistle blew, hundreds of supporters raced onto the field to take in the moment - an act that is likely to attract the attention of the Football Association. "It's normal. In a championship so competitive like the Premier League , you must always look to progress and improve". "You can live like a professional player". Read More »

Lacklustre Leicester hold Southampton to goalless draw


Mark Hughes will "make changes" to his Southampton side for their FA Cup clash against Chelsea after they drew 0-0 at Leicester. Kelechi Iheanacho fires blanks and Wilfred Ndidi returns to the team after following two matches suspension for the Nigeria global. Read More »

Messi sets new Copa del Rey record


Unbeaten in La Liga and virtually certain to win the title, a domestic double may not be enough to remove the lingering disappointment from Rome , particularly if arch rivals Real Madrid clinch their third consecutive European crown. Read More »