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Sports Bancroft lifts lid on how ball-tampering plot began
Author: 0 Bancroft lifts lid on how ball-tampering plot began

And I remember James Sutherland and Pat Howard coming into the rooms there and actually saying "We don't pay you to play, we pay you to win", the 29-year-old Smith told Fox Cricket host Adam Gilchrist in an interview. On those damning revelations, former Test player turned Fox Cricket commentator Kerry O'Keeffe said: "Does that say more about Bancroft or about the atmosphere inside the team culture?" "He's in a very determined place ...

Sports Nick Saban suspends three Alabama players for Orange Bowl
Author: 0 Nick Saban suspends three Alabama players for Orange Bowl

He started five games for the Crimson Tide, beginning with the Tennessee game on October 20. He started five of the last six games, including the SEC championship win over Georgia, according to this ESPN report . Kickoff between Alabama and Oklahoma is set for 8 p.m. ET. The three players, including starting defensive tackle Dexter lawrence, could be revived if a B-sample test comes back positive on Wednesday.

Sports Todd Bowles: We were playing two teams - Packers and refs
Author: 0 Todd Bowles: We were playing two teams - Packers and refs

The second report, published Monday morning, said that Johnson has been personally looking into Harbaugh, as the Jets are expected to fire Todd Bowles at the end of the season. The Packers are on the road in New York Sunday before the season finale at Lambeau Field against the Detroit Lions. All of that being said, Green Bay fans should enjoy the win over the Jets and getting to see the normal Rodgers that they know and love.

Sports Star Football Player Shoots Man Dead After Botched Robbery Attempt
Author: 0 Star Football Player Shoots Man Dead After Botched Robbery Attempt

He was not an LSU student and died at the scene. A person familiar with the investigation told The Associated Press that the other player involved was linebacker Jared Small . Right now, our concern is for the safety and well-being of our student athletes. He was still expected to play January 1 when LSU faces the University of Central Florida in the Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, Ariz.

Sports DJ Swearinger tells radio station he was called into coach’s office, released
Author: 0 DJ Swearinger tells radio station he was called into coach’s office, released

The Redskins later Monday sent out a release with the transaction. We are our best on defense when we look at the quarterback. "I felt like we should have been more aggressive", Swearinger said after the 25-16 loss . That's where the frustration comes in at, when we don't win". There have been several reports that Washington parted ways with Swearinger due to his comments about their defensive coordinator .

Sports Danault scores 3, Byron scores in OT to lift Habs over Vegas
Author: 0 Danault scores 3, Byron scores in OT to lift Habs over Vegas

Suddenly the Golden Knights were lamenting a 4-3 loss and giving blunt answers as to why that was. With just 1:25 left in the third period and the Canadiens with an empty net, Danault - stationed on the doorstep - notched his first hat trick, tying the game and sending it to overtime.

Sports Arsenal's Mkhitaryan out 6-plus weeks
Author: 0 Arsenal's Mkhitaryan out 6-plus weeks

He missed the win against Burnley at the weekend. The video above shows the moment when Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan suffered an injury during the Gunners' English Football League (EFL) Cup quarterfinal clash against Tottenham Hotspur.

Sports Shaw 'can't see why' Manchester United won't finish in the top four
Author: 0 Shaw 'can't see why' Manchester United won't finish in the top four

Solskjaer had a good start to life at United . The display against Neil Warnock's side was filled with the tenacity and attacking intent that was often non-existent during Mourinho's stint at Old Trafford. Few expect the air of positivity at United to dissipate on Boxing Day , when Solskjaer will be welcomed by the "20LEGEND" banner that has been put back up at Old Trafford.

Sports Porzingis won't return to Knicks before mid-February
Author: 0 Porzingis won't return to Knicks before mid-February

The Knicks have struggled without Porzingis, who averaged 22.7 points, 6.6 rebounds and 2.4 blocks per game. Porzingis underwent surgery to fix his torn ACL on February 13 and initially was expected to be out for at least 10 months. The Knicks are near the bottom of the league with a 9-25 record following Friday's defeat to Atlanta, so Porzingis won't be able to save them this season.

Sports Baker Mayfield stares down Hue Jackson to taunt him after season sweep
Author: 0 Baker Mayfield stares down Hue Jackson to taunt him after season sweep

CLEVELAND-Fans were all smiles outside of First Energy Stadium on Sunday as the Cleveland Browns beat the Cincinnati Bengals during the last home game of the season . It is the second time this season that Mayfield led the Browns to a win over the Bengals and his former head coach. Mayfield threw for 284 yards and 3 touchdowns during the win.

Sports Whyte vs Chisora 2 undercard: Who is fighting on the London bill?
Author: 0 Whyte vs Chisora 2 undercard: Who is fighting on the London bill?

The build-up for that fight was most remembered for Chisora picking up the table he was sat at at the pre-fight press conference and launching it in Whyte's direction causing chaos amongst the fighters, promoters and trainers. Also, promoter Eddie Hearn has revealed that the victor or loser of the fight could take on cruiserweight king Oleksandr Usyk. This is certainly one way to generate interest in the fight but the way these two are going on, I think I'll stick to Warrington v Frampton ...

Sports Virat Kohli A Fantastic Captain, Says Mitchell Starc
Author: 0 Virat Kohli A Fantastic Captain, Says Mitchell Starc

But it is important for me to not think about the milestones. "I have to continue batting the way I am". I can read the situation a bit better and if I can play like that it will be better for the team. "We still have two days to go". We got a nice break after second Test, which was so necessary. "We are starting afresh", he said. "Third time lucky.

Sports Klopp open to Liverpool signings in January
Author: 0 Klopp open to Liverpool signings in January

Those struggles without a specialist holding midfielder should perhaps make Silva reconsider his January plans for McCarthy, because a side with Everton's refreshed ambitions can not concede goals as frequently or easily as they did yesterday.

Sports Mitchell Johnson criticises Perth's 'average' rating decision
Author: 0 Mitchell Johnson criticises Perth's 'average' rating decision

Tendulkar said that the Perth pitch truly tested the skills of batsmen and bowlers. "Hope for another exciting test at the MCG", Johnson wrote on his twitter handle. Was a tremendously exciting pitch which had a bit for everyone . Should be more like this IMO ". Was a tremendously exciting pitch which had a bit for everyone .

Sports Rockets sign free agent guard Rivers
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Paul and Rivers had a rough falling-out with the Clippers, Paul reportedly finding Rivers a bit of nepotism beneficiary; his father, Doc Rivers , was running the show in Los Angeles. "We got 54 games left". During his first two and a half seasons with the Hornets, Rivers was teammates with Eric Gordon and he spent the next two and a half seasons playing with Chris Paul on the Clippers.

Sports India vs Australia, New Zealand ODI squad: Rishabh Pant omitted
Author: 0 India vs Australia, New Zealand ODI squad: Rishabh Pant omitted

National selectors led by MSK Prasad on Monday announced the 16-member squad for the one-day worldwide (ODI) series against Australia and New Zealand in January 2019. The reports maintain that Dhoni is not going to be the topic of the discussion and he is nearly sure to get a place in the squads for both the ODI and the T20I series.

Sports Blame Manchester United players for José Mourinho's exit - Nemanja Matic
Author: 0 Blame Manchester United players for José Mourinho's exit - Nemanja Matic

Sanchez has also struggled to produce his best form since his move to Manchester United in a swap deal from Arsenal after establishing himself as one of the league's best players. "He should be respectful about what happened". He's a product of Sir Alex and that's something he can inject in the coming months. "There will be players pleased in the dressing room but that's normal that's football, not everyone gets on with the manager".

Sports Gerrard Branded 'Arrogant' And 'Disrespectful' For His Interview
Author: 0 Gerrard Branded 'Arrogant' And 'Disrespectful' For His Interview

Rangers' players were jeered by their own support at half-time, and Gerrard revealed he made an "honest" assessment of their performance in the dressing room. We shouldn't have to work that hard to win at places like this, with all due respect. "It's obviously a massive week for us, starting today", he told Rangers TV .

Sports UFC 232 to be moved from Las Vegas to Los Angeles
Author: 0 UFC 232 to be moved from Las Vegas to Los Angeles

So the UFC ended up moving the card to California because the commission there had just recently re-issued a license to Jones and felt comfortable moving forward after reviewing the test results from USADA as well as administering one more test of their own.

Sports Vodafone Unveils Controversial Ad Featuring Banned Aussie Cricketer Steve Smith
Author: 0 Vodafone Unveils Controversial Ad Featuring Banned Aussie Cricketer Steve Smith

The skipper talks about honesty, admitting mistakes, redemption, and coming back stronger. Local media reported Smith was donating his fee for the advertisement to a local charity for men's mental health. "Don't use mental illness to try and flog off some phones", 3AW radio host Justin Smith said on the Melbourne station. "To all of my teammates, fans of cricket all over the world and to all Australians who are disappointed and angry ..." But I was really proud of the way the boys played ...

Sports What Ole Gunnar Solskjaer told players to change after Mourinho's exit
Author: 0 What Ole Gunnar Solskjaer told players to change after Mourinho's exit

The fun was back, passing and moving the ball and you begin to wonder what this team is capable of because world class players want to play again. In the final months of his time at United he did everything he could to create drama, negative headlines and detract from the fact that he was failing to succeed with a really talented group of players.

Sports Chris Paul to miss 2-3 weeks due to hamstring injury
Author: 0 Chris Paul to miss 2-3 weeks due to hamstring injury

It was later reported the injury was to his left hamstring. Paul has missed extended periods five times in his career with hamstring injuries, and timelines can always be shortened or extended based on the sensitivity of the healing processes with hamstrings.

Sports Manchester United's Ole Gunnar Solskjaer won't rule out top-four finish
Author: 0 Manchester United's Ole Gunnar Solskjaer won't rule out top-four finish

Cardiff were handed a lifeline as Victor Camarasa dispatched a penalty to get back to within a goal of the lead. "But that is the past and I went to thank him for that". And the England worldwide was the beneficiary of another defence-splitting pass from Pogba a minute from time as he rounded Etheridge and slotted into an empty net.

Sports Real Madrid beats Al Ain to win 4th FIFA Club World Cup
Author: 0 Real Madrid beats Al Ain to win 4th FIFA Club World Cup

Madrid, which has won the last three Champions Leagues, has also won the last three Club World Cups . FOX Sports 1 will broadcast Real Madrid versus Al Ain in English, and Telemundo will broadcast it in Spanish in the United States. Al Ain should have taken the lead when Marcelo's mistake let in Hussein El Shahat but captain Ramos made a miraculous goal-line clearance to deny the winger, then Madrid nudged in front.

Sports Steelers OC on RB Samuels: 'He makes plays'
Author: 0 Steelers OC on RB Samuels: 'He makes plays'

Jordan said. "You're putting him at No. 5? OK". "It's been nearly a month since we've been at the dome, so it'll be nice to be back in there", Brees said. Obviously, the first and second seed you would like, but I don't think we can get that now. Steelers rookie running back Jaylen Samuels will start his third straight game in place of injured Pro Bowler James Conner , who is hobbled by a sprained left ankle.

Sports Australian Open introduces 10-point final-set tiebreaks
Author: 0 Australian Open introduces 10-point final-set tiebreaks

However, this tiebreak won't be the normal first to seven points, seen per current practice, but has been extended to the first to 10-points with a two points advantage. The final set was ultimately won by Halep with 15-13. The tennis scoring system, often hard for newcomers to the sport to learn, has never had so many variations.

Sports Daniel Murphy, Rockies agree to $24M, 2-year deal
Author: 0 Daniel Murphy, Rockies agree to $24M, 2-year deal

However, it only makes sense if the Rockies back it up with more "win now' moves". A lifetime.299 hitter, Murphy figures to raise that batting average. With Nolan Arenado and Trevor Story , Colorado's infield is certainly solid on the left side. "Hopefully I can step in and fall into place and try to extend a lineup that is already really potent and really risky", Murphy said.