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In joining George Bell, Tuffy Rhodes and Dmitri Young as the others in that club, Davidson cracked a solo shot in the fourth inning, unloaded another solo blast an inning later and capped his historic day with a three-run clout in the eighth.
  • Ball-Tampering Row: David Warner Apologizes for the Damage Done to Cricket

    Ball-Tampering Row: David Warner Apologizes for the Damage Done to Cricket

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    A tearful Darren Lehmann today said he would quit as coach of the scandal-tainted Australia cricket team after the fourth and final Test of a series in South Africa . It's a game that I believe should be played in the purest form. "This is the right thing for Australian cricket."Lehmann added: "Like all Australians we're extremely disappointed and as a team we know we've let so many people down and for that we're truly sorry".
  • Ball-tampering scandal: I am sorry, tearful Steve Smith seeks forgiveness

    Ball-tampering scandal: I am sorry, tearful Steve Smith seeks forgiveness

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    At Johannesburg airport, he was led through the global terminal by up to six police and security guards, hearing boos and taunts of "cheater" from a crowd that had gathered at the airport. "I know I will regret this for the rest of my life". I hope in time I can earn back respect and forgiveness. "I know I'll regret this for the rest of my life, I'm absolutely gutted, Smith had earlier told the media".
  • Teary-eyed Lehmann tenders resignation as Australia coach

    Teary-eyed Lehmann tenders resignation as Australia coach

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    Australian cricket is now in a state of turmoil following the bans of captain Steve Smith , vice-captain David Warner and batsman Cameron Bancroft after the three players were found guilty of using sandpaper to tamper with the ball during the third Test in Cape Town .
  • Tottenham star Kane could return against Chelsea

    Tottenham star Kane could return against Chelsea

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    However, Pochettino has made a stunning revelation over his star man's fitness, suggesting that there is a chance he will feature in this weekend's crunch clash against Chelsea , one of their biggest rivals for the top four. "The national team has their context, and Tottenham has a different context". "I think my job is to try to help the player to [achieve] what they deserve and what they want - giving them the tools to perform".
  • Former Seahawks QB Trevone Boykin arrested for aggravated assault

    Former Seahawks QB Trevone Boykin arrested for aggravated assault

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    And I blacked out. "Basically [detectives] were able to confirm the assault occurred after reviewing the video", police Sgt. William Yale said. "My whole right side was full of blood on the kitchen floor". He was arrested in Dallas previous year when a vehicle he was a passenger in hit several people on a sidewalk. In 2015, Boykin was arrested for assaulting a police officer and public intoxication shortly before the Alamo Bowl in San Antonio during his senior season at TCU.
  • ESPN's Mel Kiper has Seahawks selecting a cornerback in mock draft 3.0

    ESPN's Mel Kiper has Seahawks selecting a cornerback in mock draft 3.0

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    Hill made some nice stops in the Senior Bowl practices and that should get the scouts attention. The 200 pound plus back would be a ideal fit for the Steelers running back rotation and his 40 times really improved at his pro day. "If he went to Buffalo with pick 12 or Buffalo at pick 22, he would be afforded the same opportunity (to sit for a year) because they have AJ McCarron", Kiper said.
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic made Old Trafford exit decision after this moment

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic made Old Trafford exit decision after this moment

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    But the man who operated on the knee injury suffered last season and oversaw his recovery insists it was United's humbling by Sevilla that was the reason why he left. Fu told Swedish outlet Expressen : "His idea was to try to go again and win more titles, especially the Champions League". "They may be able to win the FA Cup, which is good, but not as big as the Champions League".
  • ACA says the banned ball-tampering trio have been harshly treated

    ACA says the banned ball-tampering trio have been harshly treated

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    Mistakes have been made which have damaged cricket. If any good can come from this, it can be a lesson to others, I can hope to be a force of change to others. With a view to replace the batting trio, Matthew Renshaw , Joe Burns and Glenn Maxwell have been called up to join the national team while wicket-keeper Tim Paine has been appointed as captain of Australia for the fourth Test in South Africa starting on Friday.
  • Doctor says Jim Kelly oral cancer surgery successful

    Doctor says Jim Kelly oral cancer surgery successful

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    We then reconstructed his upper jaw. The doctor also tells reporter Kelsey Anderson that he will be in the hospital for about two weeks. After that, he will have a follow up cancer screening in three months. In an Instagram post, Kelly's wife Jill wrote that her husband is preparing for a "very significant time of recovery". It went into remission after subsequent chemotherapy sessions in 2014 to treat cancer in his maxillary sinus.
  • Lionel Messi fitness doubts dog Barcelona ahead of Sevilla visit

    Lionel Messi fitness doubts dog Barcelona ahead of Sevilla visit

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    Lionel Messi missed Argentina's last two games due to a hamstring injury. "He has a slight problem but we hope that it's not serious", he said while addressing the post-match press conference ahead of the clash against Sevilla . "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". " Messi finished the last game with Athletic Bilbao well, it is true that he had a little trouble, but it was nothing ...
  • ICC to review code on player conduct following ball-tampering scandal

    ICC to review code on player conduct following ball-tampering scandal

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    Chief Executive of ICC , Dave Richardson responding on behalf of the chairman of the ICC Shashank Manohar stated in the letter: "I refer to your letter dated 14 March 2018 addressed to the ICC Chairman, Mr Manohar". Richardson confirmed that a group of former and current players will be part of the committee that looks into the review. The announcement follows the ball-tampering incident that occurred during the third test in Cape Town, which resulted in Cricket Australia banning ...
  • Australia cricket coach Lehmann to quit after South Africa series

    Australia cricket coach Lehmann to quit after South Africa series

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    Former Australia coach Mickey Arthur believes the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa was an inevitable result of an unwillingness to improve the culture in the country's entire cricket set-up. Australia, meanwhile, have named Matt Renshaw, Glenn Maxwell and Joe Burns as replacements for the fourth Test at the Wanderers, while wicketkeeper Tim Paine has been officially appointed captain of the Australian team.
  • Tigers, Pirates turning to new aces

    Tigers, Pirates turning to new aces

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    This is also the earliest opening day in league history. Opening day is on delay. All paid tickets from today's game are valid for entry on Friday, or can be exchanged for any game in the next 12 months. Rain has been falling in the Detroit area for most of the morning and it was expected to continue to fall throughout the afternoon. The Tigers will face off against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Detroit around 1 p.m.
  • Former MLB All-Star Rusty Staub passes away at 73

    Former MLB All-Star Rusty Staub passes away at 73

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    According to several reports, Staub died of multiple organ failure at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Palm Beach, Florida. Staub battled numerous health issues the last few years, most recently a blood infection that shut down of his kidneys in January.
  • David Warner apologises for 'my part' in tampering scandal

    David Warner apologises for 'my part' in tampering scandal

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    Watching those two young men face the media and I'm sure David will be the same, it's been unbelievable", he said. "Mistakes have been made which have damaged cricket". Electronics giant LG axed Warner on Wednesday, while Weet-Bix and Commonwealth Bank dumped Smith. Smith was found culpable of allowing it to take place, even though his vice-captain David Warner, was found to be the instigator of the plan.