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South African triathlete Gwala 'attacked with chainsaw'

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Dennis Jackson‚ director of the Elite Athlete Development programme, of which Mr Gwala is part, said it was "bizarre", even in the context... After the attackers vanished the sportsman was able to crawl onto a main road where a security driver spotted him. Read More »

Say Watt? Non-league footballer sent off after name confusion

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However, the official grew frustrated when he thought Watt was replying by saying 'What?' multiple times - so showed him a straight red card for dissent. But that is when a controversy began that even VAR could not have cleared up. The irritated referee decided that merited a red card, with a presumably bemused Watt ordered off the pitch. Read More »

House bill would relax university meal plan mandate

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A bill defining resident or inhabitant, ( HB 1264 ) which opponents fear will affect college student voting, passed the House in a 171-144 vote, despite the fact that an identical bill passed the House past year, and has passed the Senate with a lengthy amendment. Read More »

Is Conor McGregor Using Twitter Drama To Tease Two UFC Title Fights?

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On Monday, UFC president Dana White called Ortega to give him the good news that he's getting the next crack at featherweight champion Max Holloway . "It's like I said, retired fighters like talking about the past", Holloway said speaking to FloCombat . As both of the biggest names in sport exchanged words, McGregor said: "You were number one on the Forbes list, I was like number 35 or something". Read More »

New Zealand wins toss, bowls in 4th ODI vs. England

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That's not England's concern - they have ended New Zealand's unbeaten ODI run with two crafty, courageous wins in a row, and can get the job done today. Chasing an improbable target target of 336, the Black Caps started on a disastrous note as both the openers (Martin Guptill and Colin Munro) were back in the pavilion without a single run on the board. Read More »

What sparked the tunnel clash between David Warner and Quinton de Kock

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South Africa team manager Mohammed Moosajee said on Monday that Warner had engaged in a personal verbal attack against De Kock on the pitch that involved members of his family. "We're men playing a competitive sport and at times emotions get the better of players - that's part of playing competitive sport and being in the grind". Read More »

No. 6 Gonzaga explodes late to beat BYU

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In two games, the 6-foot-10 sophomore forward has made all 10 of his 3-point attempts, scored 50 points and made 19 of 23 shots from the floor, leading Gonzaga to its 21st consecutive West Coast Conference Tournament final. "(Early), we weren't moving the ball, and they were taking it away". Gonzaga's lead never got below 19 and grew to as many as 33 in the second half. Read More »

Cousins 'keeping all options open' as he enters free agency

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Cousins will be the top free agent available when the league year opens in mid-March and should have no shortage of suitors. When you're trying to squirrel away money for a pricey QB contract, every dollar is important, and while the Vikings weren't sending quite the same signals they did previous year _ when they effectively told free agents they'd get back to them after solving their offensive line issues first _ there's little doubt their quarterback situation tops their March to-do list. Read More »

NBA Predictions: Will Pelicans vs. Clippers Matchup Cover the Over? 3/6/18

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To silence the crowd Jrue Holiday ( 19 points , 17 assists) zoomed up the court for a pull-up and-one jumper at the free-throw line to put his team back on top. The Clippers wiped out a 21-point deficit to beat the Pelicans the last time the teams played, less than 24 hours before they pulled off the blockbuster January 29 trade that sent Blake Griffin to the Detroit Pistons for a package of players and draft picks that included Tobias Harris. Read More »

Liverpool 'getting closer' to success, says Milner

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Throughout my career I've managed to create goals for the team I have played at. Since 2003-04, the away team has the won the first leg of a Champions League knock-out tie 54 times. "They are playing Saturday and Saturday and there is rhythm in that as well so we could say that is OK - do we need a Tuesday game for the rhythm?" "I never had a time schedule in my mind where I thought "we have to be there and then have to be there". Read More »

NFL Combine: 13 of the most impactful combine performances

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It was quite a fast combine indeed because Jackson , Ward and Nickerson became only the third, fourth and fifth defensive backs to run the 40-yard dash in 4.32 or faster in the last decade, according to NFL Research . This isn't even factoring in all the psychological testing and background checks teams do. You aren't alone. As they've done all week, NFL Network will continue to stream the combine until everything is finished. Read More »

Rams use franchise tag on Lamarcus Joyner

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Using the franchise tag on a safety rather than a wide receiver will save Los Angeles some money. During his first season playing under Wade Phillips , Joyner was willing to make the switch to safety, and when looking at how effective he was playing at the position all of past year, this was clearly the best decision for both parties. Read More »

Jaguars not expected to tag Allen Robinson

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With his knee injury, the guaranteed money or overall price could go down a bit, but there's no question that Robinson will get paid and the San Francisco 49ers have both the need for a true number one receiver, as well as the cap space to throw a big contract at Robinson. Read More »

Wenger's nightmare continues as Arsenal lose away to Brighton

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Because, as Wenger knows from years of indecision from his superiors, he has no incentive to take matters into his own hands. Ex-Premier League midfielder Kevin Kilbane has joined the chorus of criticism aimed at Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger after Brighton condemned the Gunners to their fourth consecutive defeat . Read More »

Aldon Smith turns himself in to SFPD

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San Francisco police spokesman Sgt. Michael Andraychak said, "The charges listed on the warrant are: willful infliction of corporal injury (domestic violence), assault with force likely to produce great bodily injury, false imprisonment and vandalism, all misdemeanors". Read More »

Nidahas Trophy 2018: Tournament to go ahead as scheduled

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Sri Lanka declared a state of Emergency in the country after clashes between Muslims and Buddhists. Tension has been growing between the two communities over the past year, and it took the violent turn on Monday. Deepak Hooda and Washington Sundar will fight it out for the spinning all-rounder's spot. Kusal Perara smashed 66 off 37 balls while Thisara Perera unbeaten hit 22 off 10 balls snatching victory from India . Read More »

Bears CB Kyle Fuller off the market for Raiders

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However, should they refuse to do so, they will not receive any compensation. While the Bears are still hopeful to strike a long-term deal with Fuller, the cornerback would get a one-year, $12.97 million deal for the 2018 season. He proceeded to experience a career-best season, notching only two picks but racking up a career-high 22 passes defended. While the consensus has been that Fuller would wait until he reaches the open market March 14 before determining his future, one source said a ... Read More »

Miami Dolphins Owner Backtracks On National Anthem Comment

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While in NY to accept the ROBIE Lifetime Achievement Award from the Jackie Robinson Foundation, Ross told the Daily News , "All of our players will be standing". That fact comes as a knee-slapper in light of Ross' blatant disregard for the First Amendment and equality in itself, and it didn't take long for Ross to walk back all of the above following his comments on Monday evening. Read More »

Cowboys put franchise tag on DE Lawrence at $17.1 million

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But there are questions. A healthy Lawrence also had 58 tackles, five tackles for loss and four forced fumbles, recovering two, last season. He bounced back in a big way last season, starting all 16 games and almost doubling his previous high water mark for sacks. Read More »

Ed Hochuli, NFL ref known for muscular physique, retires

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Triplette's crew also awarded Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson a touchdown on a fumble return in the fourth quarter. Ed Hochuli was the epitome of the official who has been around for a while, gets a tad of an ego, so then he wants to become a part of the game/broadcast itself rather than go unnoticed. Read More »

First male victim of Larry Nassar comes forward

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During a press conference Monday , Moore said he was inspired by his older sister and former gymnast Kamerin Moore, a victim of Nassar . Moore, now 18, said he chose to come forward with his story after he watched his sister and almost 200 other girls and women testify at Nassar's criminal sentencing earlier this year. Read More »

NFL Agents Say Texans Aren't Seeking Players Who Kneeled for Anthem

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The widespread national anthem protests that took the NFL by storm last season will reportedly have an impact on how the Houston Texans pursue free agents. Indeed, a " shock poll " from late 2017 showed the NFL has plummeted from its once-lofty echelon of most beloved American sports to the utter doldrums of most-disliked following the national anthem protest imbroglio. Read More »

Eden Hazard Complains About Lack of Involvement versus Man City

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Antonio Conte defended his team selection after the game , but Hazard believes the tactics were wrong. Bernardo scored the only goal of the game less than a minute into the second half but the narrow scoreline did not reflect City's total dominance over their unambitious visitors. Read More »

Man City can't compare to Barca, Madrid yet: Guardiola

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Guardiola's current deal runs until 2019 and naturally club bosses are keen to extend it, especially after the fantastic work Pep has done this season, with a domestic double nearly guaranteed now and City having one foot in the Champions League quarter finals. Read More »

Irving-less Celtics post rout of Bulls

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Like, 'Man, he wanna leave Cleveland?' You see him the next day, you don't say nothing because you don't know him yet like that. If the Bulls have any pride, which you could dispute after what was a 48-minute annihilation at the hands of the Celtics , they're probably thrilled that the C's scratched Kyrie Irving (soreness in his left knee) from Monday's 105-89 final. Read More »

Ex-Jaguars RB Ivory to sign with Bills

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Ivory was cut February 23 after two seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars in which he rushed for 821 total yards and four touchdowns in 25 games. The veteran running back has agreed to terms on a two-year deal with the Bills, which is worth $5.5 million with $3.25 guaranteed, according to NFL Media . Read More »

De Kock's sister lashes out at Warner

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However, Warner remains in hot water as match referee Jeff Crowe has until midnight on Wednesday (AEDT) to level charges. "If they were not there and he goes on the path that he was intending, who knows what would have happened", Gilchrist said. Read More »

Josh Allen: Giants' Pat Shurmur is a 'brilliant mind'

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Josh Allen put up some very vanilla numbers previous year for the Wyoming Cowboys . Allen met with Shurmur and the Giants again here in Indianapolis on Friday night. Neither did center Scott Quessenberry, who labeled as unfair the negative rap of Rosen "because of the type of guy that he is and the type of stand-up human being that he is, and the type of pro that he's going to be". Read More »

Disbelief at wild DRS blunder in Australia v South Africa text

De Kock had frustrated Australia's charge to victory in the First Test on day four, batting his way to an unbeaten 81 as South Africa reached 9/293, needing another 124 runs to win the Test. Lyon and Warner could find themselves in hot water over their unseemly celebrations after dismissing de Villiers. Little bit of work to do with the new ball, getting early wickets. Read More »

Sri Lanka declares 10-day emergency over riots

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The largely cordial relationship between the two communities has been strained in recent years with Buddhist monks and hard-line Sinhala groups accusing Muslims of expansionism and of trying to undermine the majority community. The decision of BCCI to rest some of the senior players like regular captain Virat Kohli and the veteran Mahendra Singh Dhoni , pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav and Hardik Pandya, gave the chance to some promising young players to make their ... Read More »