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Steve Smith , Mr. David Warner , and Mr. Cameron Bancroft ,". A Cricket Australia investigator found that Warner instructed Bancroft how to carry out the tampering with a piece of sandpaper during a break in play on the third day of the third cricket test in Cape Town .
  • Darren Lehmann to step down as Australia coach

    Darren Lehmann to step down as Australia coach

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    Following public confessions of attempting to alter the condition of the ball by Smith and Cameron Bancroft , the first sanction arrived from the ICC in this regard, which ruled Smith out of the fourth Test at Johannesburg and docked his entire match fee.
  • Lehmann resigns as Aussie coach

    Lehmann resigns as Aussie coach

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    The financial cost for the players is also growing with sporting goods company ASICS ending its relationship with Warner and Bancroft. Australian cricket has been in a tizzy since the turn of events on Day 3 of the Newlands Test last Saturday which eventually culminated with lengthy bans for the trio - Smith, David Warner and Bancroft - found guilty of the transgression.
  • Paul Millsap's 20 points not enough as Nuggets fall to Raps

    Paul Millsap's 20 points not enough as Nuggets fall to Raps

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    Defensively, the Nuggets are yielding 108.5 points per game against the opposing teams. The Rockford native scored 15 points in this game tying him for team high honors. The Nuggets are 2-3 on their season-long seven-game trip covering 15 days with five time-zone changes. Nuggets vs Raptors tv channel is on ALT and TSN.
  • Duke freshman Bagley declares for NBA draft

    Duke freshman Bagley declares for NBA draft

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    Bagley is expected to be a high lottery pick. The nation's No. 2 prospect last season, Bagley lived up to the hype in Durham, averaging 21 points and 11.1 rebounds en route to winning ACC player of the year honors. Allen Greene told WJOX-FM in Birmingham that it's "absolutely" his intention to stand by Pearl barring further developments from the Federal Bureau of Investigation or NCAA.
  • Lehmann to step down after fourth Test

    Lehmann to step down after fourth Test

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    The 28-year-old Smith will not be allowed to captain Australia for two years, and Warner will never be allowed to hold a leadership position in Australian cricket again. Other Cricket Australia sponsors stood by the organisation. "I understand the distress this has caused the sport and its fans". "It's a stain on the game we all love and I have loved since I was a boy".
  • Jose Mourinho has 'convinced' Gareth Bale to join Man United

    Jose Mourinho has 'convinced' Gareth Bale to join Man United

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    Sport has alleged that United manager Jose Mourinho has had a deal in place with Bale for the Welsh star to join his side since a meeting between the pair nearly 12 months ago, but Marca have picked up the reports too and claimed that the Welshman will finally move back to the Premier League at the end of the current campaign.
  • Brown's 3-pointer in closing seconds lifts Celtics over Jazz

    Brown's 3-pointer in closing seconds lifts Celtics over Jazz

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    The regular season has another two weeks to run, but the clamor for Brad Stevens to be crowned Coach of the Year in the National Basketball Association could hardly grow any louder. "We had lack of focus at times", Mitchell said. The Jazz forced Boston to commit 10 turnovers in the period and scored 15 points off of those giveaways.
  • Karl-Anthony Towns scores Wolves franchise record 56 points to beat Hawks

    Karl-Anthony Towns scores Wolves franchise record 56 points to beat Hawks

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    After back-to-back subpar performances, Karl-Anthony Towns finally found his shooting touch back, as he detonated for a career-high 56 points to help lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 126-114 win at home. "You've got plenty of time", Simmons answered. On that night he shot 15-for-22 from the field and 17-for-20 from the free throw line but did not make a three.
  • Stormy Daniels lawyer says motion to depose Trump

    Stormy Daniels lawyer says motion to depose Trump "well supported" by law

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    Mr Cohen says the $130,000 was paid out of his own pocket and that neither the Trump Organisation nor the Trump campaign was involved. Avenatti is also asking US district court judge S. Mr Avenatti's motion, filed in a court in the Central District of California early on Wednesday, ramps up the legal duel between the porn star and the president.
  • Murray earmarks June return to ATP Tour action

    Murray earmarks June return to ATP Tour action

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    Andy Murray is confident he is making good progress in his battle to return to tennis following surgery on his hip. Murray has confirmed he will compete at the Dutch Open in Rosmalen on 11-17 June. The participation of Wimbledon champion and grass court specialist Andy Murray is a great reward'. As Murray now trains on court at the Mouratoglou Academy in the south of France, he is also organising his comeback schedule.
  • Gabriel Jesus Rejects Lucrative New Manchester City Deal

    Gabriel Jesus Rejects Lucrative New Manchester City Deal

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    Per the Daily Mail , Jesus' representatives are believed to want closer to $150,000 per week for their client and talks have now been put on hold until the summer after negotiations initially began in late 2017. He netted Brazil's victor against Germany in last night's showpiece friendly in Berlin and is expected to start for City against Everton this weekend.
  • Steve Smith, David Warner banned from playing for Australia for 12 months

    Steve Smith, David Warner banned from playing for Australia for 12 months

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    Warner and former captain Steve Smith were banned from worldwide and domestic cricket for a year by CA for their role in the ball-tampering scandal. "They were that nice to us in New Zealand and we were that uncomfortable", he said after Australia's seven-wicket victory. Meanwhile, Lehmann also reiterated that he would continue to remain as the coach of the Australian cricket team.
  • Joel Embiid Knocked Out Of Game With Scary Head Injury

    Joel Embiid Knocked Out Of Game With Scary Head Injury

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    Embiid finishes with 5 points (2-for-6 field goals, 1-of-2 free throws), 3 rebounds, and 1 turnover on Wednesday, yielding 7.6 FanDuel points. While only time if Embiid will be available to play in the Sixers next game against the Atlanta Hawks on Friday, April 30th, it's at least nice to know that Coach Brown's squad can beat up on lesser teams even without their best player.
  • Del Potro outlasts Raonic for 15th successive win, faces Isner in semis

    Del Potro outlasts Raonic for 15th successive win, faces Isner in semis

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    Their fears worsened as sixth-ranked del Potro called for the trainer, although after a lengthy discussion with officials no treatment was given and the second set began. Isner will, however, be a hard nut to crack with the American recovering from an early season slump to play some of the best tennis of his career. In the late match, impressive Alexander Zverev, the fourth seed, powered past an out-of-sorts Nick Kyrgios 6-4, 6-4 to set up a meeting with Croatian Borna Coric in the last eight.
  • Roma explain why Mohamed Salah was sold to Liverpool last summer

    Roma explain why Mohamed Salah was sold to Liverpool last summer

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    Second, we had a necessity to sell Salah before June 30. "I think players like because I believe we can hold our own against anybody", he said. The Spaniard, who gained a reputation for discovering talented players when he was at Sevilla, doesn't plan on repeating the move with another big sale this summer.
  • Kansas coach Bill Self:

    Kansas coach Bill Self: "We haven't kicked the door in yet"

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    His 32 points vs. Duke is a career high. The Jayhawks took the largest lead at that point at 44-39. The only downside of his breakout performance in March is the fact that Newman, once thought to be a one-and-done talent, has gone from perhaps returning to Lawrence for another season to being a likely first-round draft pick if he declares early.
  • David Warner apologises for his part in ball tampering scandal

    David Warner apologises for his part in ball tampering scandal

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    Australia's cricket side are one of the most unpopular sports teams in the world and news of their demise has been joyously received by many fans outside of the nation. Smith and Warner were banned from playing for Australia, or any high-level cricket in Australia, for a year. Bancroft was banned for nine months, with Smith and Warner also barred from this year's Indian Premier League, losing contracts worth almost $2 million each.
  • Klopp would be 'good fit' at Bayern

    Klopp would be 'good fit' at Bayern

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    He admitted Klopp was not only a good fit for Bayern, but he was struggling with the hectic winter schedule in the Premier League . "He definitely could do a very good job there", he said. Want news and features on the Reds on your Facebook timeline? Kosicke has explained the reasons for Klopp never reaching the Allianz Arena, insisting that the timing was never right for the manager to make the move.