by | March 20, 2018 | 04:25

World Rugby has sought clarification from its European counterparts over Sunday's controversial match between Belgium and Spain, which sparked furious debate about the impartiality of officiating. One or two players attempted to grab the referee at one point, who then had to be escorted off the pitch. "Referees' appointments for the Rugby Europe Championship have been made ahead of the competition by an independent and neutral skilled committee", it said.

by | March 19, 2018 | 12:21

The biggest and strongest elbow on Purdue's roster sat buried in a bundle of metal and tape Sunday afternoon, but the No. 2-seeded Boilermakers managed to hold a risky Butler team an arm's length away anyway. Thompson, who scored 14 points. They have one of the best duos in the country in Kelan Martin and Kamar Baldwin that can go out and practically win games on their own.

by | March 19, 2018 | 12:18

Rohit's opening partner Shikhar Dhawan has also been amongst the runs during the tournament even as the men-in-blue would hope for some fireworks from the likes of Lokesh Rahul and the middle order comprising Dinesh Karthik and Manish Pandey.

by | March 19, 2018 | 12:16

The British government made the accusation against Russian Federation for its alleged implication in Sergei Skripal's case, as a provocation and an effort to start a media campaign to discredit this country as the host of the FIFA World Cup , the Foreign Ministry said in a communiqué.

by | March 19, 2018 | 12:17

Infantino said VAR had been shown to reduce the number of refereeing mistakes in matches where it has been used and would help football become "a fairer and more transparent sport". Meanwhile the technology seems to be causing controversy on the same day of Fifa'a announcement during Spurs' 3-0 FA Cup win over Swansea. Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino said, after his side's delays against Rochdale: "We are going to kill emotion in football.

by | March 18, 2018 | 01:25

This is a huge addition for the Texans . It didn't take long for former Arizona Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu to find a new job. He was spectacular in 2015, making 89 tackles with five interceptions in 14 games. In short, stop badgering Colbert and the Steelers for failing to sign the Honey Badger. He was guaranteed $13.75 million of his 2018 and 2019 salaries if he was on the Cardinals' roster at 4 p.m.

by | March 18, 2018 | 01:24

All of which is to say, if anyone claims they picked against Virginia in their tournament pool, you should feel comfortable not believing them. They were no match for the Retrievers , especially after halftime. If you went to bed early on Friday night, you kinda missed something. The Cavaliers had been ranked No. 1 in the country for the past four weeks and had set a school record with 31 wins.

by | March 16, 2018 | 00:47

In mid-December, Arizona State climbed to No. 3 in the AP Top 25 after beating tournament No. 1 seed Xavier and Kansas. But although you can wipe the slate clean, the things that dirtied it can't be erased. If Syracuse wins, a classic coaching rivalry would be renewed between Jim Boeheim and former Pittsburgh Panthers head coach Jamie Dixon. He can create his own shot and even though he struggled to score in three of the last four games, he's a guy that will make a difference.

by | March 16, 2018 | 00:45

The Broncos moved quickly to secure Keenum, which might be a sign that they were never in the Kirk Cousins sweepstakes as the clock ticked down, and Minnesota surpassed Denver as the clear leader for his services. Because he'll be throwing to the sure hands of Adam Thielen , Stefon Diggs and Kyle Rudolph, behind a line that should allow fewer than the 41 sacks Cousins suffered in 2017, I ultimately think the change in addresses will simply make Cousins basically the same player he was ...

by | March 16, 2018 | 00:46

The No. 13 seed Spartans lead 64-62 with under two minutes to play, but couldn't ward off the Bulldogs, who reached the national championship game last season. Four players are averaging at least 8.5 points per game for UNC Greensboro , they are Francis Alonso (15.6), Marvin Smith (12.3), James Dickey (8.9) and Isaiah Miller (8.5).

by | March 16, 2018 | 00:47

Tampa Bay Buccaneers :When the Bucs hired Brenston Buckner as defensive line coach last month, Mathieu made it clear that he views the former Cardinals assistant as a future coordinator. Of New York's core of safeties, which consists of Landon Collins, Darian Thompson, Andrew Adams and Ryan Murphy, only Thompson is a free safety and struggled at times during his first full season.

by | March 15, 2018 | 02:02

Wenger acknowledged that empty seats were a concern. "It's been a while and I have to say that it's never happened that I've had to wait 11 games for a clean sheet", Cech said after the match. "I think I've shown in 22 years that I can do that, that I'll respect everyone's opinion and focus on my job with total commitment", Wenger said. We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website and bring you more relevant advertising.

by | March 14, 2018 | 05:56

The Dolphins will be releasing linebacker Lawrence Timmons per a league source. Interestingly, Suh tweeted a video this morning from Seattle, generating plenty of buzz about the possibility of the Seahawks pursuing him once he becomes a free agent.

by | March 13, 2018 | 07:33

After the non-starter against Olympiakos, PAOK was fined and deducted three points, the game was declared a 3-0 victory for Olympiakos and PAOK was due to have played its next two home games in front of empty stands. "We have won a lot, but much more remains to be done", the minister said . But no punishment has come down on the club president. "More relevant announcements to be made shortly".

by | March 12, 2018 | 06:56

The Utah Jazz continued their strong play in New Orleans , ending their 3-game road trip with a 116-99 victory over the Pelicans Sunday. If Davis gets the green light, he won't be on any minutes restriction. The New Orleans Pelicans forward has stepped up in the absence of running mate DeMarcus Cousins , who is out for the year with an Achilles injury .

by | March 12, 2018 | 06:53

Carolina's fairly recent switch to a small ball lineup (starting Cam Johnson and playing jack-of-all-trades Theo Pinson at the four) made them a potent offensive team and sparked their surge in February. Their resume is highlighted with victories against top tier teams such as Kentucky and Arizona, but they lost three of their final five games to conclude the season.

by | March 11, 2018 | 00:58

The defence could revert to the Liverpool line-up as Angelo Ogbonna is set to return following illness and James Collins could be back from a hamstring strain. After the home side fell behind to Ashley Barnes' left-footed 66th-minute strike, two supporters entered the field of play to protest against the club's hierarchy , with West Ham battling against relegation.

by | March 11, 2018 | 00:55

Cleveland traded its starting quarterback on Friday to the Green Bay Packers in exchange for cornerback Damarious Randall , a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The good thing about Randall though is he doesn't handcuff the team to one position. The compensation for 2015 first-round pick Damarious Randall (hand) is a developmental quarterback, which is an apparent need after Brett Hundley was forced into action and more or less disappointed in 2017.

by | March 10, 2018 | 00:47

Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods , entering last week's tournament, had combined for 121 career PGA Tour victories, but none since 2013. And with only a handful of tournaments left before the Masters each would surely enjoy a timely boost of momentum before the year's first major.

by | March 10, 2018 | 00:49

It's another reason that winning this week, at the very least on Thursday, is so crucial; if Porter given the green light, Martin will want to get him as much in-game playing experience as possible before the Big Dance. Mizzou (20-11) is the third-most improved team in the country, record-wise. Scouts have already had plenty of opportunities to study Porter prior to his arrival at Missouri, including at USA Basketball, Adidas Nations, the McDonald's All-American Game and Nike Hoop Summit.

by | March 10, 2018 | 00:47

Williams improved to 3-0 against the 53rd-ranked Diyas. "It definitely wasn't easy, " Williams said on court. Before her pregnancy, Azarenka was considered one of the most unsafe players on tour, and one of the few who could challenge Serena, whom she beat for the 2016 Indian Wells title.

by | March 09, 2018 | 01:54

A weekly alternative newspaper in Portland, Oregon, reported a woman's claim that Cuban put his hands down her trousers and touched her inappropriately while they were taking a photo. "According to the detailed prosecution decline memo, investigators interviewed the complainant's boyfriend and female friend, as well as employees and patrons of the bar, and other persons with Mr".

by | March 08, 2018 | 01:29

Locals that spoke with News4 said they've been watching the growth and progress in the city and like the former mayor - though they're waiting to hear more about her felony charges . She will be immediately replaced by the city's vice mayor. While the mayor denied violating any laws or policies, documents released by the city in the days following Barry's admission show multiple potential problems.

by | March 07, 2018 | 11:41

The Blues were criticised for a perceived lack of interest as they succumbed to the dominant hosts at the Etihad, leaving them five points off fourth-placed Tottenham in the Premier League . They remain alive in this season's competition but must find a way past Barcelona at the Nou Camp next week to reach the quarter-finals. About the game against City, the Frenchman added, "It is not a good weekend for us because our opponents in the Champions League race won.

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:40

How droll. Scotland - and not least Alex McLeish - can afford to laugh off the jibe. Despite having made only a handful of first-team appearances for Manchester United , the global preference of Scott McTominay had become a topic of great interest in recent weeks.