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Sport Darren Lehmann to step down as Australia head coach
Author: 0 Darren Lehmann to step down as Australia head coach

I apologise for my part and take responsibility for it. "It was a failure of leadership", he said, choking back tears as he was comforted by his father Peter. Each player must also complete 100 hours of community service before being considered for future selection, while it was confirmed that the cheat had been confined to the trio only, exonerating team mates and coach Darren Lehmann of any wrong-doing.

Sport Ball-tampering scandal: Cameron Bancroft sorry for lying, vows he'll regain respect
Author: 0 Ball-tampering scandal: Cameron Bancroft sorry for lying, vows he'll regain respect

CA banned captain Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner from worldwide and domestic cricket in Australia for a year, a sanction which they can appeal against, after looking into the incident in Cape Town on Saturday. The three players were also all banned for the 2018 edition of the Indian Premier League, denying them places in the lucrative Twenty20 tournament, where players are paid big money to appear.

Sport Australia-Ball Tampering, 5th Ld-Writethru,990
Author: 0 Australia-Ball Tampering, 5th Ld-Writethru,990

A Cricket Australia investigation found that Smith had known about the plan to tamper with the ball in the second Test, had failed to prevent it and had told Bancroft, who had taken sandpaper onto the pitch, to hide it in his pants. Smith and Warner were banned from playing any high level cricket in Australia for a year. "I made a serious error of judgment and I now understand the consequences", an emotional Smith told reporters.

Sport I am very sorry for letting everyone down, says Cameron Bancroft
Author: 0 I am very sorry for letting everyone down, says Cameron Bancroft

Smith broke down during the press conference and said that he is taking "full responsibility" for what had transpired over the last week. "I apologise for my part and take responsibility for it". "For me to carry that out in front of world cricket and to be seen breaking the laws of the game, not playing within the spirit of the game, it's completely how cricket shouldn't be played".

Author: 0 Smith Says Ball Tampering Affair A Failure Of His Leadership

Smith was unable to complete his news conference at Sydney Airport and was ushered out of the room after a short display of raw emotion during which he repeatedly apologised for his misjudgement. I love the game of cricket. "Til the day they die, they'll always be known as "oh, you're the cheat", Hughes said. In a statement on Thursday, Magellan it was ending its contract with Cricket Australia a year into a three-year deal which was based on shared values of "integrity, leadership, ...

Sport Jaylen Brown drills game-winning trey for Boston Celtics
Author: 0 Jaylen Brown drills game-winning trey for Boston Celtics

Boston won its fifth straight with a short-handed roster. Aussies Joe Ingles and Dante Exum combined for 19 points and Donovan Mitchell finished with a game-high 22 points in the loss. Utah seemed in control in the third quarter, forcing 10 turnovers and turning them into 15 points. The Celtics were in Salt Lake City to take on the Jazz, and on the surface, it looked like Utah would probably handle their business.

Sport Tearful Steve Smith takes 'full responsibility' for ball-tampering scandal
Author: 0 Tearful Steve Smith takes 'full responsibility' for ball-tampering scandal

Smith held a press conference after reaching Australia and broke down in tears. Meanwhile, Australian vice-captain David Warner was also banned for a year after it was determined he was the mastermind behind the scandal, while opening batsman Cameron Bancroft - the man caught on television rubbing the ball with yellow sandpaper - was banned for nine months.

Sport Isco hits hat-trick as Spain thrash Argentina 6-1
Author: 0 Isco hits hat-trick as Spain thrash Argentina 6-1

After being knocked out of the group stage in the last World Cup , the 2010 winners sent a strong message to their global rivals that they are back with a vengeance sparked by the sensational Isco . Isco replicated a very similar role to what he plays at Real, especially during the "bigger" matches where he is involved in all phases of build up.

Sport Real Madrid name their price as Bale edges closer to exit
Author: 0 Real Madrid name their price as Bale edges closer to exit

The Real Madrid forward has been linked with a move to Old Trafford since before he joined the Spanish side. Reports say that Bale will not stay at the club whilst the Frenchman is manager, with Zidane leaving the Welshman out of important games.

Sport Southgate To Name World Cup Squad Early To Avoid Anxiety
Author: 0 Southgate To Name World Cup Squad Early To Avoid Anxiety

Jamie Vardy capitalised on some swift thinking by Jesse Lingard to fire the hosts ahead in the 26th minute, and it seemed one goal would be enough for Gareth Southgate's side. "That was a little better today, but there's a clearer communication with those in the stadium in other sports". The penalty decision was a tough break for the otherwise impressive Tarkowski, who will now face a nervy wait to find out if he has done enough to make the cut for the tournament in Russian Federation.

Sport Joel Embiid Taken to Hospital After Collision with Markelle Fultz
Author: 0 Joel Embiid Taken to Hospital After Collision with Markelle Fultz

Embiid was ruled out for the rest of the Sixers' 118-101 victory with a facial contusion. Embiid, 24, is enjoying his best season with the 76ers in Year 4, after the first two were washes due to a lingering foot injury. It will be good to see the highly lauded rookie back on the court playing basketball again, and we're all eager to see what he looks like taking jump shots.

Sport Ball tampering was an error of my leadership — ALERT] Steve Smith
Author: 0 Ball tampering was an error of my leadership — ALERT] Steve Smith

Despite telling media yesterday that I'm not resigning, after viewing Steve and Cameron's hurting it is only fair that I make this decision. The fallout from the scandal continues, with wealth management company Magellan pulling out of a sponsorship deal with Cricket Australia, while Smith has lost his endorsement deal with Australian breakfast cereal Weet-Bix and sports equipment manufacturer Asics announced it had terminated sponsorship contracts with Warner and Bancroft.

Sport Apologetic Smith breaks down as disgraced trio return to Australia
Author: 0 Apologetic Smith breaks down as disgraced trio return to Australia

The 28-year-old, who has been banned from captaining Australia for the next two years, insisted the third Test in South Africa was an isolated incident and that he is not aware of any other ball-tampering offences. "This is the right thing for Australian cricket". "From a really deep place in my heart, I feel for the guy". "To cricket fans in Australia and all over the world: I am now on my way back to Sydney".

Sport LaMarcus Aldridge Set For MRI On Bruised Left Knee
Author: 0 LaMarcus Aldridge Set For MRI On Bruised Left Knee

Aldridge is the biggest reason San Antonio's season hasn't been derailed by Leonard's absence - and a tough schedule ahead makes the Aldridge's status worth watching. We've got tough opponents. Veteran Manu Ginobili has expressed real concern at the possibility of having to play without the power forward and believes they'll struggle to win games if he's not in the lineup.

Sport KU to open Allen Fieldhouse for Final 4 watch party
Author: 0 KU to open Allen Fieldhouse for Final 4 watch party

Is another scouting report on the way? On Monday, Howard posted a photo to Instagram of a scouting report for Duke that Jay Jay wrote up three months ago as an exercise to impress his dad. The victor of the Kansas-Villanova game advances to play the victor of the matchup between Loyola-Chicago and MI for the national title on Monday. Jay Wright and company haven't put in all this work to be be sent home early, and one can only imagine the intense atmosphere San Antonio is going to have ...

Sport Ben Watson reportedly returning to Saints on 1-year deal
Author: 0 Ben Watson reportedly returning to Saints on 1-year deal

Watson has started 28 games combined his last two seasons, including 16 during the 2015 campaign with New Orleans. Watson was initially a first round pick (32nd overall) of the Patriots in the 2004 NFL Draft out of the University of Georgia.

Sport TIMEOUT: March Madness and the Loyola Ramblers
Author: 0 TIMEOUT: March Madness and the Loyola Ramblers

I said they must be really good. "This is what you want". "This is what we've been dream dreaming of, creating this kind of environment and having this kind of support and unity", said Ben Richardson , who scored a career-high 23 points against Kansas State .

Sport Warner apologises for 'stain on the game'
Author: 0 Warner apologises for 'stain on the game'

Banned Australian opener David Warner on Thursday, March 29, 2018, apologised for his role in the ball-tampering scandal, saying he put a "stain on the game he loved as a boy". The 31-year-old has been punished most severely by Cricket Australia, with the governing body having also dictated he can never be considered for a leadership position again.

Sport Ronda Rousey: Mayweather in MMA? No Way - Its All Talk!
Author: 0 Ronda Rousey: Mayweather in MMA? No Way - Its All Talk!

So I'm thinking about fighting in the MMA. As confident as Mayweather sounds about his potential transition, Rousey knows the reality is much different and chances are the former multi-time champion would not like what would happen to him in the UFC.

Sport Hearthstone Outlines Plans For The Coming Year
Author: 0 Hearthstone Outlines Plans For The Coming Year

Our intention with Standard is to keep the game feeling fresh for all of our players, and to allow newer players to jump into Hearthstone quickly, without the need to collect lots of cards to build a competitive deck. The feature cards that were available to players in the Year of the Mammoth including Molten Giant , Midnight Oracle and Ice Block . The first daughter of Cenarius, the dryad Lunara , will become a hero portrait option for players.

Sport Smith, Warner & Bancroft handed bans
Author: 0 Smith, Warner & Bancroft handed bans

Returning to the fold after a two-year suspension, Royals had retained Smith for Rs 12.5 crore, while Sunrisers retained Warner for Rs 12 crore. They will be permitted to play club cricket and will be encouraged to do so to maintain links with the cricket community, according to a CA statement.

Sport EPL set for winter break
Author: 0 EPL set for winter break

An NBA-esque All-Star game is the ONLY way to answer such cosmic questions, and Romelu Lukaku thinks it's time the Premier League organised their own. If Spurs beat Rochdale in their FA Cup replay then after the home match with Southampton on Saturday 10 March, the next game will nearly certainly not be until Huddersfield at home on Saturday 31 March.

Sport Heat scorch Cavs as Rockets romp
Author: 0 Heat scorch Cavs as Rockets romp

James on the year is averaging 27.4 points, 9.1 assists and 8.6 rebounds per game, all while doing it at the age of 33. While many see Rockets guard and league-leading scorer James Harden as the front-runner to take home the prize, James was resolute in his confidence that even in his 15th year , he's still the best in the league.

Author: 0 Major League Baseball shuts down putting player images in beer foam at Yankee Stadium

The novelty that stole the show was a device that can create images into the foam of beer. Beer is full of gimmicks, some super useful (growlers with temperature control and draft capabilities, for example), some less so (sup, Fizzics). "Our hospitality team took Monday's event as an opportunity to test the image machine with various Yankees-related logos and photos", the spokesman told Newsday .

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