I want to make it clear that as captain of the Australia Cricket team I take full responsibility". "It was a failure of my leadership". The events have taken sharp turns and have resulted in a one year ban for the two players from the Cricket Australia .
Ireland has the strictest abortion laws in Europe, thanks largely to a constitutional amendment that effectively outlaws nearly all abortions. Abortion has been a highly debated issue in the country, where catholicism was once the norm. Polls will open at 7am on 25 May and close at 10pm. Simon Harris, Minister for Health , said it was crucial there was a high voter turnout for this.
Former Australian cricket captain Steve Smith is escorted by police through OR Thamb International Airport in Johannesburg . For years Australia's cricketers have mocked New Zealand's no-sledging policy, now they plan to adopt it in a belated bid to fix their own battered reputation.
Michael Midkiff said the department is investigating the alleged assault. Boykin was arrested without incident at his residence at was still in police custody Wednesday ahead of his scheduled arraignment. "This woman has lied about me and it has cost me my job", he said. It's lonely for Russell Wilson in the quarterback room in Seattle, backup Trevone Boykin has been released, and with good reason.
I'm thinking maybe third-to-fourth round area... third to fifth. He had one of the best combines of any wide receiver, and if you couple that with his top-end production and you have someone I think the Titans would be interested in. "I think Kerryon Johnson could be a second- or third-round pick at running back", Kiper said. But a great combine performance opened many draftniks' eyes to Bryan's potential, and Kiper slotting him this high seems to confirm that the hype train is picking up ...
A distraught Steve Smith addresses the media at Sydney airport. "I panicked in that situation and I'm very sorry", he said. The Sydney Morning Herald was equally scathing, saying Australia's cricket leadership had "lost the plot" and there will be a heavy price to pay.
James could surpass Jordan when the Cavs host the New Orleans Pelicans tomorrow. In a 118-105 victory on the road for the Cleveland Cavaliers , James tied Michael Jordan for the league record of 866 consecutive games with 10 points or more .
I'm proud to have him on our team. "I'm just an emotional person". "Whenever we get a new GM, we'll see what direction he wants to go", Walker said, "and I'll make the best decision for me." "For my family to be here and all the fans cheering me on like that, especially because we lost, they made it pretty special anyway".
He said to Sky Sports on Thursday: "I think it is hard now to say yes or no, to be involved or not in the game". "[We do not need] to control them in their rooms, because surely we are going to be in the hotel waiting for the game, but we can not put cameras [in their rooms] and see what they are doing".
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde hopes Lionel Messi's hamstring injury is not serious with the forward due to undergo tests on the injury when he returns from global duty on Thursday. "I am calm. We will not get too anxious ahead of time about this, tomorrow the medics will look at him and we will see what steps to take". Once he's seen the medical team, we will decide what steps to take.
The Three Lions kick off their group in Russian Federation with a clash against Tunisia on June 18. Federation Internationale de Football Association requires Southgate to name a provisional 35-man squad by May 14, with it needed to be whittled down to a 23-strong group by June 4.
The first Sharknado film debuted in 2013 and became an instant social-media phenomenon, thanks to live-tweeting viewers who couldn't believe what they were seeing: a raging cyclone that picks up sharks from the ocean and tosses them into the flooding streets of Los Angeles.
It was also a strong bounce-back game for James, who was limited to 18 points on 7-of-18 shooting in a lopsided loss to the Miami Heat on Tuesday night. The Cavaliers went on a 15-10 run as James had six points on a pair of dunks and a layup to increase the lead and get back on their winning ways. He tallied eight points in Game 4 of the NBA Finals in 2011 and seven in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals in 2014.
A tearful Lehmann has been quoted as saying, "As many who sit in this room will know, life on the road means a lot of time away from loved ones and after speaking to my family, it is the right time to step away". It was judged by Cricket Australia that the duo and Bancroft were the only three players with any knowledge of the illegal scheme. The host broadcaster captured images of an alarmed Lehmann shortly after Bancroft attempted to cheat by scuffing the ball with sandpaper.
Oklahoma City is 2-4 ATS in its past six games against San Antonio . All four are teams within a game or two of the Spurs , and a win or loss could seriously make the difference between getting into the postseason or missing out. Carmelo Anthony only scored 6 points in 29 minutes against the Trailblazers on 3-13 shooting and a goose egg from behind the arc in five attempts. But the under has cashed in the past three games for the Thunder and eight of the past 12 for the Spurs , so ...
Former Philadelphia 76ers guard and current Oklahoma City Thunder assistant Maurice Cheeks will join the trio as part of this star-studded group. Hill, a first-round pick of the Detroit Pistons in 1994, averaged 16.7 points, 6.0 rebounds and 4.1 assists.
From the list, only Ssonko has been left out with the rest getting a ticket to referee in Russian Federation include Kenya's Range Marwa, Burundi's Jean Claude Birumushahu and Sudan's Ahmed Wareed. Howard Webb was the only British referee at the 2010 and 2014 World Cup. Mark Clattenburg lost his opportunity to referee at the World Cup after venturing to Saudi Arabia.
An emotional Steve Smith , the former Australian Test Cricket Captain, confronts the media. Junior opening batsman Cameron Bancroft will sit out nine months for using sandpaper in an attempt to tamper with the ball during the third Test against South Africa in Cape Town .
Former New York Mets first baseman Rusty Staub died Thursday at Palm Beach, Florida hospital, according to the New York Daily News . He was the only player in major league history to have at least 500 hits with four different teams. After baseball, Staub earned a reputation as a humanitarian. Founder, Daniel "Rusty" Staub attends the 2nd Annual New York Police & Fire Widows' & Children's Benefit Fund "Kick Off To Summer" Benefit at Empire Hotel Rooftop on May 13, 2014 in New York City.
Smith and Warner were banned from worldwide cricket for 12 months by Cricket Australia , and Bancroft for nine. "I am now on my way back to Sydney ", Warner posted in a message to "cricket fans in Australia and all over the world" on Instagram.
Warner, who is now on his way back to Sydney from South Africa, stressed the whole scandal has "damaged cricket". Greg Dyer, the Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA) president, had even called for coaches and administrators of the cricket board to be examined in the said culture review.
The 28-year-old said that it was an "error of judgement" and that it was a "failure of leadership, my leadership". He said: "They have made a mistake as everyone, including myself, has made mistakes in the past". I know I'll regret this for the rest of my life. Sports marketing experts told AdNews earlier this week that although sponsors of Cricket Australia would be mortified, they don't believe sponsors will abandon the sport.
Former Australian cricket captain Steve Smith broke down when facing the media on his return to Sydney, apologising for his failure of leadership during the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa. Batsman Cameron Bancroft was suspended for nine months. Bancroft confessed to having lied about using sticky tape rather than sandpaper to scuff the ball in Cape Town in the news conference immediately after the incident last Saturday.
Boston whipped the ball around, causing the Utah defense (which is among the NBA's best) to scramble out to shooters before the ball got to Brown as he stepped back behind the line at the top of the key to drill the game-winner. Brown made the most of it, burying a 3-pointer with nearly no time left on the clock to put the Celtics up by three. Utah seemed in control in the third quarter, forcing 10 turnovers and turning them into 15 points.
Darren Lehmann says there has to be a focus on the mental health of the Smith, Warner and Bancroft going forward. Among their sanctions and loss of sponsorship deals, the European Central Bank was last night considering whether it could prevent Smith, Bancroft and David Warner , their co-conspirator, from playing county cricket.