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Kane could be fit to face Chelsea, says Pochettino

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Kane missed both of England's friendlies during the worldwide break, but Pochettino insists the striker should not be ruled out of the match at Stamford Bridge. 'We need to assess him, ' said the Tottenham boss. "I can not say no, but I can not say yes", Pochettino added. Injury to Harry Kane could have spelled disaster for the rest of Spurs' season. Read More »

Kemba Walker Sets Hornets Franchise Record

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Charlotte Hornets Point Guard, Kemba Walker , has claimed the top spot as the franchise's all-time leading scorer with 9,841 career points. "There's been doubts about me and I'm always going to prove people wrong so that's what I'll try and do". Read More »

Messi trains ahead of Sevilla-Barcelona

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He watched on from the stands as his side beat Italy 2-0 last Friday before witnessing Spain thrashed Argentina 6-1 on Tuesday evening, leading him to leave his seat early. I still don't know what we're going to do [about the injury] but we hope that it's nothing serious. Messi missed both of Argentina's friendlies during the worldwide break with a minor hamstring injury. Read More »

Still room for VAR improvement, says England boss Gareth Southgate

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After draws against Germany and Brazil, victory over the Netherlands on Friday and Tuesday's assured display against Italy , he has every reason to be quietly optimistic about his side's prospects in Russian Federation. "The pressure's on them too, they don't want to be going to VAR all the time to change a decision they've made". "They say they are using it at the World Cup so we have used it tonight", said Vardy. Read More »

LeBron matches Michael Jordan's record for 866th straight double-digit scoring game

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He finished a two-handed alley-oop dunk in the second quarter for his ninth and tenth points of the game, matching Jordan's longest streak of all-time record, according to ESPN Stats and Info. He's going to get those 10 points and break MJ's record. And Drew was far from the only one soaking up the moment, as the Cavaliers were full of pride after James' latest accomplishment. Read More »

Former Piston Grant Hill selected for Hall of Fame

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Maurice Cheeks will also be inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2018, according to Wojnarowski. Kidd and Nash rank second and third in career assists. Nash played for the Mavs from 1998-2004, winning one of his two MVP awards during his Dallas stint. He also played for the Orlando Magic, Phoenix Suns and Los Angeles Clippers . Read More »

Former Expos and Mets great Rusty Staub dead at 73

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Mets great Rusty Staub passed away at 73 early Thursday morning, The Post confirmed. In early March, the New York Daily News reported Staub had been suffering from a staph infection which led to kidney failure. Following his retirement, Staub further endeared himself to the Mets community by starting the Rusty Staub Foundation and founding the New York Police and Fire Widows' and Children's Benefit Fund. Read More »

Sponsors dump Cricket Australia in the wake of cheating scandal

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Cricket Australia also imposed a nine-month ban on Cameron Bancroft, who carried out the on-field tampering on the instructions of Warner and with the knowledge of skipper Smith. Further, he was also charged for directing Bancroft to hide the incriminating evidence, which in this case was the yellow-coloured sandpaper tape, in his pants rather than informing the officials about it. Read More »

12-month bans on Smith and Warner

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It was a failure of leadership, on my leadership. Breaking his silence on the incident which happened during the third Test against South Africa, Warner, who was vice-captain at the time, said on Instagram: "Mistakes have been made which have damaged cricket". Read More »

Tearful Smith takes 'full responsibility' for ball-tampering scandal

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It was a failure of leadership, on my leadership. I made a serious error of judgment and I now understand the consequences. Batsman Cameron Bancroft was banned for nine months. "This will allow Cricket Australia to make a full review into the culture of the team, and allow them to implement changes and regain the trust of the Australian public, this is the right thing for Australian cricket". Read More »

Brown's last-second hoop caps Celtics' rally in Utah

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The game-winning hero finished with a team-high 21 points and a flawless 3-for-3 from long range. Brown scored a team-high 21 points and had five rebounds, three assists and two steals in the win. The Jazz then used a 15-0 run to seize a 69-58 lead. Utah rallied during the third quarter in part because of strong defensive play. The Jazz shot 20 free throws in the second half after attempting one free throw before halftime. Read More »

Lionel Messi Can't Stand To Watch As Spain Batter Argentina 6-1

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Kylian Mbappe scored twice as France beat struggling World Cup hosts Russian Federation 3-1 in Saint Petersburg, with Paul Pogba shaking off his problems at club level by netting a superb free-kick. Asensio again undid the defense when he squared a pass from the right flank to meet Isco's run in from the left side. There was still time for a sixth and Isco would be the one to score it, smartly finishing a bobbing ball inside the box to register his first-ever treble for the national ... Read More »

EPL: Mourinho convinces Bale to sign for Manchester United

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Mourinho has reportedly convinced the winger that taking his career to Old Trafford would be best for him, although Real are likely to demand a big transfer fee for his signature. United were interested in bringing in the former Tottenham and Southampton man last summer but were unsuccessful in their attempts. United made Alexis Sanchez the highest-paid player in the Premier League when they signed him from Arsenal in January. Read More »

Darren Lehmann resigns as Australian cricket team coach

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Smith and Warner have been banned from global and domestic cricket for 12 months, while Bancroft was hit with a nine-month suspension for his role by Cricket Australia. "I don't blame anyone". In extraordinary scenes in the moments after Lehmann announced he was leaving, the new-look Australian team began their only pre-match training session at the Wanderers with a playlist of classic Australian songs blaring around the cauldron. Read More »

Australia coach Darren Lehmann quits in wake of ball-tampering scandal

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I'm absolutely devastated". "Previously we've butted heads on the line but that's not the way for us to go about playing cricket going forward". 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. Read More »

KU to open Allen Fieldhouse for Final 4 watch party

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Turns out, the Jayhawks might have received help from a surprising source. Kansas made it's final trip of the season Wednesday, taking off from Topeka's Forbes Field, on their way to Texas and the Final Four. "I'm proud of this team and we're going to San Antonio". I promise you I can't make this up! Tip-off between the Jayhawks and Wildcats is set for 8:49 p.m. Read More »

Liverpool target Alisson, Cengiz Under not for sale at Roma this summer

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Roma President Jim Pallotta replied to the media criticism that described his club as a supermarket after selling their best players, Miralem Pjanic and Mohamed Salah . "We have Under locked up, we have a five-year deal with him". The Italian side's primary target this summer will be midfielder Mateo Kovacic , with Monchi already making contract, but any deal for the Croatian could hinge on Roma's willingness to let Real have Alisson . Read More »

Tight End Benjamin Watson returning to the Saints

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The 37-year-old Watson previously played for the Saints from 2013-15 before joining the Baltimore Ravens the past two seasons. The Ravens came into this offseason intent on overhauling their passing game, and they have been pursuing tight ends even before Watson departed. Read More »

Mel Kiper Mock Draft 3.0: Cowboys replace Jaylon Smith as Major League Baseball

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He simply is not very good at passing the ball as, in two years as a starter for the Cowboys against competition that was average at best, Allen only completed 56.2 percent of his passes. That's become a realistic possibility for the Bills, who many presume are going to try to package those picks and more to move up into the top five of the draft order. Read More »

David Warner apologises for Australia ball-tampering involvement

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Australia opener David Warner has issued an apology for "his part" and claims he will take full responsibility after the ball-tampering row. He, along with captain Steve Smith , have been banned from worldwide and domestic cricket for 12 months, while Bancroft was also sanctioned for his role by Cricket Australia. Read More »

Hearthstone's Year of the Raven Looks to Change the Meta

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Among the changes that the new Standard season will bring include new expansions , new Hall of Fame cards, and in-game tournaments. In Hearthstone , the Year of the Mammoth has been a successful and exciting one. For instance, players may suffer a time penalty if they're intentionally dragging out the timer on turns and Blizzard will implement some kind of time limit to prevent players from exploiting potential "infinite" decks. Read More »

Walkie-talkie fury spares Lehmann in ball-tampering scandal

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We could have seen the last of Dave Warner . Lehmann admitted that respect for opposition will be paramount from now on. It was an incredible turnaround for a coach who had embodied the character of Australian cricket and ordered his players to "headbutt" the line of what was acceptable on the field. Read More »

Lukaku Suggests Premier League All-Star Fixture

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This break wouldn't apply to the Championship - with 24 teams, there's far less flexibility and fewer off days in Championship scheduling - but they have agreed to play the 5th round FA Cup matches midweek in order to accommodate the Premier League . Read More »

Dwyane Wade, LeBron James battle it out as Miami Heat beat Cavaliers

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Wade finished with 12 points against a Cavs team that traded him back to Miami in February. He's led the Rockets to the top of the Western Conference and has his team poised to topple Golden State in the playoffs, and while his numbers aren't quite as eye-popping as his 2017 stats, Harden's set to win his first scoring title and is third in the league in assists. Read More »

MLB Warns Yankees: Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton Beer Foam Art Violates Rules

But soon after the menu reveals, the league quickly sent a cease letter to the team after images of players Aaron Judge , Giancarlo Stanton , Gary Sanchez , and others were put into the foam of the cups of beer. According to a Yankees representative, the organisation never had intentions of selling the alcohol with player images to the public. Pour one out for this creative idea. Read More »

Royals' Sal Perez tears knee ligament lifting suitcase, slipping on stair

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He slipped on a stair as he was lifting his suitcase Tuesday night, manager Ned Yost said. The injury is a Grade 2 tear of the medial collateral ligament, the team said. He set career-highs in home runs (27) and RBIs (80) a year ago while posting a.268/.297/.495. Drew Butera will likely be the starting catcher while Perez rehabilitates from the injury. Read More »

Lucas Moura backs Tottenham to end poor run at Chelsea

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The final global fixture of the current programme involving one of our players took place in the early hours of Wednesday morning - and it marked a significant milestone for young defender Cameron Carter-Vickers. That's according to Belgian national team manager Roberto Martinez . Playing Chelsea at Stamford Bridge would be a challenge even for a 100% fit and in-form Toby Alderweireld , and it's just really hard to say if a 70% fit Toby is equal to or better than a 100% fit Davinson Sanchez. Read More »

Smith, Warner banned for 12 months over cricket cheating scandal

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Lehmann, meanwhile, has come out unscathed after a Cricket Australia investigation revealed he was not aware of the plans to tamper with the ball during the third Test. CA chief executive James Sutherland met with the players in their hotel in the city's Sandton district on Wednesday morning to tell them their penalties before they flew out of the country back to Australia. Read More »

National Football League expected to have Jerry Jones reimburse legal fees

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is prepared to escalate his public feud with Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones by ordering him to pay millions of dollars for his efforts to derail negotiations to renew Goodell's contract and for his outspoken defense of a star player who was suspended, according to five league officials with direct knowledge of the situation. Read More »