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Sports Sixers' Joel Embiid leaves game against Knicks with apparent head injury
Author: 0 Sixers' Joel Embiid leaves game against Knicks with apparent head injury

The severity of the injury isn't known at this time, however he did clear concussion protocol, meaning he did not suffer a concussion. Before exiting, Embiid recorded five points and three rebounds in nine minutes. Embiid posted a video on his Instagram story Wednesday night from a hospital, saying "not good". "I know I hit him, but I believe he is okay", Fultz said (via USA Today ).

Sports Ball-tampering row: Major sponsor deserts Cricket Australia
Author: 0 Ball-tampering row: Major sponsor deserts Cricket Australia

Australia coach Darren Lehmann has apologised to the public and called for forgiveness for the "grave mistake" made by the trio of Test players banned for their role in the ball-tampering scandal that has rocked the sport. "They'll support you if they see that, and they'll forgive you". "The CA Board understands and shares the anger of fans and the broader Australian community about these events", Cricket Australia Chairman, David Peever said in a statement.

Sports Loyola proves it is far more than just a feel-good story
Author: 0 Loyola proves it is far more than just a feel-good story

So why has that changed so much in recent weeks? It's the final week of March Madness, and I'm here to officially attempt to convince you, the reader, to cheer for one of the underdogs. During the tournament, Loyola benefited from a far easier path than initially anticipated. The Wildcats were held to a 34.8 field goal percentage, while the Ramblers shot an eye-popping 57.4%.

Author: 0 Disgraced Australia captain Steve Smith in tears as he apologises

Former Australian skipper Steve Smith broke down in tears as he fronted the media at Sydney International Airport on Thursday night, saying he "made a serious error in judgement" in South Africa. I love the game of cricket. The 25-year-old, who was caught on camera using a sticky tape to alter the condition of the ball during the Cape Town Test, said, "I want to say that I'm very sorry".

Sports Steve Smith breaks down as he takes blame for ball-tampering scandal
Author: 0 Steve Smith breaks down as he takes blame for ball-tampering scandal

Warner along with Steve Smith were handed 12-month bans from worldwide cricket and stripped off their roles as vice-captain and captain respectively by Cricket Australia (CA ) for violating the Code of Conduct. I panicked in that situation and I am very sorry. The trio are already beginning to pay a financial price for their actions though and on Thursday, sportswear manufacturer Asics dumped Warner and Bancroft as brand ambassadors, following in the footsteps of electronics giant LG, ...

Sports Antonio Conte praises Alvaro Morata ahead of Chelsea's clash with Tottenham
Author: 0 Antonio Conte praises Alvaro Morata ahead of Chelsea's clash with Tottenham

With eight games remaining, Chelsea sit five points adrift of their London rivals as both clubs look to earn a place in the Champions League next season. The Blues can still finish the season with some silverware after the west London side were 2-1 extra-time winners against Leicester City in the FA Cup quarter-final.

Sports Look for these X-factors to put their stamps on Final Four
Author: 0 Look for these X-factors to put their stamps on Final Four

For the second time in three years, the Villanova Wildcats will be participating in the Final Four, as the team is two wins away from securing another championship, although it certainly won't be easy. Michigan, on the other hand, had a relatively low-profile run to San Antonio, beating Montana, Houston, Texas A&M and Florida State en route. And, when they arrived, 13 NEWS' Sports Director Chris Lilly and Jonathan Deutsch were in San Antonio to meet them.

Sports It was failure of my leadership, says emotional Steve Smith
Author: 0 It was failure of my leadership, says emotional Steve Smith

Lehmann went on to say that there is a need for them to change the way they play. "For Australian cricket it's not acceptable. It was a failure of leadership", Smith said before breaking down in tears. "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", a tearful Lehmann said.

Sports Steve Smith ban 'harsh' according to South Africa captain Faf du Plessis
Author: 0 Steve Smith ban 'harsh' according to South Africa captain Faf du Plessis

Smith, who made a statement then took a handful of questions before breaking down in tears and ending the press conference, had effectively turned a blind eye to the plot. "I am satisfied that the sanctions properly reflect a balance between the need to protect the integrity and reputation of the game and theneed to maintain the possibility of redemption for theindividuals involved, all ofwhom have learned difficultlessons through theseevents", he said.

Sports Roma send Liverpool a very clear and definite message over Alisson
Author: 0 Roma send Liverpool a very clear and definite message over Alisson

Liverpool secured a deal for the Egyptian worldwide from Roma in the summer for a fee of just £37million despite seeing the likes of Neymar move to Paris Saint-Germain for incredible money. The Egyptian worldwide moved to Anfield for a fee thought to be around £36m, and has gone on to score 36 goals in all competitions so far this season.

Sports Del Potro extends winning streak By
Author: 0 Del Potro extends winning streak By

Canada's Milos Raonic fell to fifth-seeded Juan-Martin del Potro of Argentina 7-5, 6-7 (1), 6-7 (3) on Wednesday in the quarterfinal of the Miami Open. " This is actually the best I've moved all year ", Isner said . "It was great tennis, a great battle, and I think we both enjoyed the game". Serving to stay in the opening set, Del Potro found himself on the back foot after some heavy forehand returns.

Sports Former skipper Ian Chappell doesn't see Steve Smith captaining Australia again
Author: 0 Former skipper Ian Chappell doesn't see Steve Smith captaining Australia again

Bancroft was caught tampering with the ball red-handed on day three of the third Test when he was filmed first rubbing the ball with the tape in his hand, then shoving the tape down the front of his trousers. Smith also cleared that coach Darren Lehmann was not involved in the incident. Former captain Smith and vice-captain Warner were banned for a year , and batsman Bancroft for nine months, on Wednesday after Cricket Australia decided they had conspired to tamper ...

Sports Australia ban Smith, Warner after ball-tampering scandal
Author: 0 Australia ban Smith, Warner after ball-tampering scandal

John Buchanan, a former coach for the Australian team between 1999 to 2007, told CNN Sport that Cricket Australia was facing a watershed moment. In addition to the ban, he will never be considered for any leadership position. The report of findings from the CA integrity unit's investigation into the ball-tampering scandal painted a damning picture of Warner's actions and the aggressive opener was the only one charged with the "development of a plan to attempt to artificially alter ...

Sports Samuel Umtiti gives cryptic response when quizzed about Manchester United's interest
Author: 0 Samuel Umtiti gives cryptic response when quizzed about Manchester United's interest

Umtiti is now in loggerhead with Barcelona hierarchy who are refusing to meet the wage he is demanding in order to sign a new deal. The Red side of Manchester was aware of the fact that Umtiti's contract is expiring in 2021 and his release clause was in the vicinity of £53 million, which is quite cheap for a world-class defender in this transfer market.

Sports Jaylen Samuels, RB -- NC State — NFL DRAFT HIGHLIGHTS
Author: 0 Jaylen Samuels, RB -- NC State — NFL DRAFT HIGHLIGHTS

He did. He didn't have to go to the Senior Bowl. He was the Spartans' lone invitee to the National Football League combine in Indianapolis earlier this month and, during Michigan State's pro day on Friday, let his testing numbers stand while simply doing a 15-minute workout.

Sports Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has makes his mark in Montreal baseball
Author: 0 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has makes his mark in Montreal baseball

Attendance at Tuesday's game was listed at 25,816 for the 1-0 win over the Cardinals, with many in the crowd wearing Expos shirts. "It gives me more energy and excitement, knowing my dad is a Hall of Famer, I want to be just like him, or even better than him", Guerrero said.

Sports David Warner apologises for his part in ball tampering scandal
Author: 0 David Warner apologises for his part in ball tampering scandal

These were the fallout of the ball-tampering incident that took place on Saturday during the third Test against South Africa at Newlands. Steve Smith and Warner were banned for 12 months by Cricket Australia, while Cameron Bancroft received a nine-month suspension for his actions .

Sports Lucas Moura names the two Chelsea FC players Tottenham should fear
Author: 0 Lucas Moura names the two Chelsea FC players Tottenham should fear

Speaking about England's World Cup chances for beIN SPORTS, as quoted by the Metro , Wenger said: "England [could go to the final] because they have a good young generation, they are very efficient with Harry Kane and Dele Alli and all these players that score many goals now at worldwide level.

Sports Steve Smith and David Warner handed 12-month suspensions by Cricket Australia
Author: 0 Steve Smith and David Warner handed 12-month suspensions by Cricket Australia

Bancroft was tasked to do the on-field tampering - roughing up one side of the ball - but botched it when he was caught by television cameras doing the tampering and then trying to hide the tape down the front of his pants. Smith faced humiliating scenes as he moved through the airport, accompanied by boos and calls of "cheat". All players have the right to appeal their verdicts and also the duration of their penalties via a Cricket Australia code of conduct hearing with an independent ...

Sports VAR helps Italy halt England's World Cup momentum
Author: 0 VAR helps Italy halt England's World Cup momentum

England , on the other hand, are looking forward to a summer campaign in Russian Federation with quiet optimism after steady progress under the thoughtful stewardship of Gareth Southgate . "I don't think it's clear and obvious". "I don't think with incidents like that, VAR will clear things up but it's one that you can debate all day".

Sports Kansas Jayhawks back in Final Four after overtime victory over Duke
Author: 0 Kansas Jayhawks back in Final Four after overtime victory over Duke

The Wildcats and the Ramblers meet in the first regional final to wrap up the South bracket in Atlanta, then the Wolverines and Seminoles meet in Los Angeles. when you win 30 games, you're not Cinderella anymore". "This is something special and something cool for us as players, and we're very grateful and happy that we can share something like this with you", Wagner said.

Sports Royals Catcher Out Four-to-Six Weeks Due to MCL Tear
Author: 0 Royals Catcher Out Four-to-Six Weeks Due to MCL Tear

Perez is a five-time All-Star and four-time Gold Glove victor. The Royals will open up the 2018 regular season at home on Thursday when they welcome in the Chicago White Sox . The Royals were counting on having his bat in the lineup after losing run-producers Eric Hosmer and Lorenzo Cain in free agency. Later, he told reporters what irked him most about the injury is it happened at home, rather in the midst of competition.

Sports LeBron James on MVP Award: 'I Would Vote For Me'
Author: 0 LeBron James on MVP Award: 'I Would Vote For Me'

Josh Richardson and James Johnson each scored 15 points for Miami, which led 54-34 at halftime and has won 10 of its last 11 home games. Even with the wonderful numbers he is putting, it is widely expected that James will not win the MVP or his fourth title.

Sports Kyrgios, Verdasco get into Twitter spat
Author: 0 Kyrgios, Verdasco get into Twitter spat

The young Australian, who had come through qualifying, faced Fernando Verdasco in his third round earlier today. Verdasco, ranked 39th in the world, argued with Kokkinakis in the final set of his 3-6 6-4 7-6 (7-4) win after accusing the Australian qualifier's father of talking during his serves.

Sports Air New Zealand takes a dig at Australian cricket team
Author: 0 Air New Zealand takes a dig at Australian cricket team

However the statement said all three players involved in the ball-tampering incident during the third Test in South Africa will be "permitted" and "encouraged" to play club cricket , the statement said. Head coach Lehmann was also seen conversing on a two-way radio with the 12th man, Peter Handscomb, moments after Bancroft's actions with the tape were picked up by cameras.

Sports Final spring game at Dodger Stadium ends with sewage spill
Author: 0 Final spring game at Dodger Stadium ends with sewage spill

The Los Angeles Dodgers announced a $2 million donation Tuesday to Habitat for Humanity of Puerto Rico to help fund construction of homes on the hurricane-ravaged island. "Apparently, there was a pipe backup on two different levels of the stadium", Kasten said, via the AP. "We don't know where the backup was or what caused it other than a main pipe here and a main pipe outside the stadium".

Sports Browns Trade Cody Kessler To Jaguars
Author: 0 Browns Trade Cody Kessler To Jaguars

The Browns have agreed to deal the third-string quarterback to the Jacksonville Jaguars for a 2019 conditional seventh-round pick, per ESPN's Adam Schefter. Kessler is just 24 years old, and had a 92.3 quarterback rating in that 2016 season that saw him start half the season. Kessler started all 14 games as a senior for the Trojans, throwing for 3,536 yards, 29 TDs and seven INTs on 298 of 446 passing.

Sports The Final Four — March Madness
Author: 0 The Final Four — March Madness

Duke was trying to get to the Final Four for the first time since it won the national championship in 2015. "The underdog mentally, they may have it". Our guys take pride in that. "It's fun when they go in, but we don't worry about missing them". "They're a lot like us, probably cut harder than us, might pass the ball better ...

Sports Kevin Love In Concussion Protocol
Author: 0 Kevin Love In Concussion Protocol

James, who won two National Basketball Association titles with the Heat before returning to lead Cleveland to the 2016 crown, led the Cavs with 18 points. Cleveland will take on a risky Hornets team, who has won the last four games and has two of their key players in Kemba Walker and Dwight Howard finishing out the season with great confidence, picking up a historic win over the Memphis Grizzlies last week.

Sports Broncos Acquire Su'a Cravens In Trade With Redskins
Author: 0 Broncos Acquire Su'a Cravens In Trade With Redskins

Although, Washington head coach Jay Gruden rebuffed any chance of Cravens getting traded a few days later. Clubs also swapped fourth- and fifth-round picks. The Broncos, two years removed from a Super Bowl, finished the year at the bottom of the AFC West, while the Redskins finished third in the NFC East.

Sports Lakers' Isaiah Thomas Will Undergo Hip Surgery
Author: 0 Lakers' Isaiah Thomas Will Undergo Hip Surgery

Thomas' hip became an issue late last season but the guard played through the injury in the playoffs for the Boston Celtics, leading the team to an Eastern Conference Finals appearance. However, his role wouldn't be defined as a starter with him likely having to stay in the sixth-man spot with promising point guard Lonzo Ball staying in the starting lineup as one of the centerpieces of their young core group.

Sports New England Patriots meeting with Johnny Manziel
Author: 0 New England Patriots meeting with Johnny Manziel

Manziel's short, tenuis National Football League career has been well-documented. According to the Boston Herald's Karen Guregian (via Jeff Howe on Twitter), the Patriots met with the former Texas A&M quarterback both before and after his workouts at his alma mater's Pro Day on Tuesday.

Sports Girls basketball: Pinto earns BoCoPreps.com player of the year honors
Author: 0 Girls basketball: Pinto earns BoCoPreps.com player of the year honors

MAU has a tough task on its hands to replace its two top scoring options from last season's squad. Murr has also been named a finalist for Mr. Basketball, having been named a player of the year finalist in Class 1A. "But they have aspirations to move to a higher level (NAHL) and they are both number one goalies in this league. Although Monticello is young, and Central-Macon they don't play much - not being critical - but sometimes it's hard for our kids to get up for those games".

Sports Liverpool's Mohamed Salah surprises schoolkids with hilarious prank
Author: 0 Liverpool's Mohamed Salah surprises schoolkids with hilarious prank

While Willian may not have demonstrated the goalscoring prowess that Salah has shown this season, the Brazil international's all-around game would be asset to Liverpool . That is the claim of Spanish football expert Guillem Ballague, who believes Real will turn to one of Salah's Premier League rivals to strengthen their side.

Sports Scott Brown to Give Testimonial Proceeds to Liam Miller's Family
Author: 0 Scott Brown to Give Testimonial Proceeds to Liam Miller's Family

Brown has played for the Bhoys for more than a decade, having joined from Hibernian in the summer of 2007, making an incredible 463 appearances in which he has found the back of the net 37 times. Some of the proceeds from the game will also be given to the family of Liam Miller. . He is a hugely important figure at the club and someone who I have been privileged to work with.

Sports House speaker hopes Russian hacker will be sent to America
Author: 0 House speaker hopes Russian hacker will be sent to America

Russian authorities previously said they would do all they could to prevent his extradition to the U.S. When Amodei was asked why Ryan would resign now - which would be politically problematic for the GOP already rattled by the slew of Congressional retirements - Amodei suggested it would be because the Wisconsin Republican has achieved his long-sought goals.

Sports IPL: Warner steps down as Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper
Author: 0 IPL: Warner steps down as Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper

David Warner has stepped down from the captaincy of Sunrisers Hyderabad as cries for the heads of the principal perpetrators of #SandpaperGate get increasingly shriller. Smith has already been suspended for one Test and docked his entire match fee by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for his role in the affair.

Sports Rob Gronkowski Home Burglary; 2nd Suspect Turns Himself In to Cops
Author: 0 Rob Gronkowski Home Burglary; 2nd Suspect Turns Himself In to Cops

Officers have recovered the watches and coins, according to the news release, but not the guns and some other items. Tyrell is not charged with the February 4 break-in at Gronkowski's, but with selling two antique dollar coins valued at $3,550 to a Weymouth coin and currency dealer, according to court records.

Sports Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding not guilty of rape
Author: 0 Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding not guilty of rape

Paddy Jackson , Stuart Olding , Blane McIlroy and Rory Harrison have all been found not guilty of all charges. Two other men have also been on trial on charges connected to the alleged assault. Ms Smyth said: "People lie for all sorts of reasons and the defendants are no different". The judge asked jurors to consider certain aspects including expert evidence from medics and messages sent.

Sports International Friendly: Pogba on point as Les Bleus defeat Russian Federation
Author: 0 International Friendly: Pogba on point as Les Bleus defeat Russian Federation

Russian Federation pulled one back through Fyodor Smolov in the 68th, but Mbappe restored France's two-goal advantage in the 83rd minute with some clever footwork in the area before firing a finish through the keepers legs. Do Les Bleus have what it takes to lift the World Cup this summer? He nearly had a second just three minutes later, Lunev doing well to keep out Mbappe's strike from point-blank range after a cutback supplied by Martial, who also had two optimistic penalty appeals ...

Sports Sterling urges 'too negative' fans to get behind England
Author: 0 Sterling urges 'too negative' fans to get behind England

Sterling said: "He lets you know when he's not happy with you". In a way it's good for someone like me, I kind of thrive on stuff like that to try to build. England manager Gareth Southgate has noticed the change in Sterling over the past year and he believes the player deserves as much credit as Guardiola for the transformation.

Sports Johnny Manziel casually pings the crossbar during Texas A&M pro day warmup
Author: 0 Johnny Manziel casually pings the crossbar during Texas A&M pro day warmup

Through the beginning of the calendar year, Manziel and his agent were in contract negotiations with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League. 22 overall. They also got to see Manziel throw. He was investigated by Dallas police in 2016 on charges of domestic violence against an ex-girlfriend, but the charges were dropped when he agreed to undergo counseling.

Sports Graeme Smith slams ICC: They missed an opportunity to handle things well
Author: 0 Graeme Smith slams ICC: They missed an opportunity to handle things well

The latest ball-tampering saga in Australian cricket has shaken the whole cricketing world. "The key finding is that prior knowledge of the ball-tampering incident was limited to three players - captain Steve Smith , vice-captain David Warner and Cameron Bancroft ", Sutherland told a news conference.

Sports Ronda Rousey and Mike Golic have painfully awkward interview
Author: 0 Ronda Rousey and Mike Golic have painfully awkward interview

Golic: "Go back in time , and fight". Golic: "Ah, so there is a possibility that you could go back in time? ". "There's a possibility I could go back in time? ". There is no reason to get punched in the face if you're already rich and working in the WWE , which I'm sure pays her a very reasonable salary. An angry Rousey made things even more unusual by replying shortly that she didn't know if she would return despite essentially closing the door on an MMA return in prior ...