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Ichiro Suzuki planning reunion with Seattle Mariners

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The Mariners announced earlier Monday that left fielder Ben Gamel will miss four to six weeks with a strained right oblique muscle, jeopardizing his availability for Opening Day. Last year, Ichiro hit.255 with three home runs and 20 RBIs in 136 games for the Miami Marlins . He became a free agent when the Marlins declined his $2 million club option for 2018. Read More »

Warner and De Kock in dressing room altercation

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South African television footage appeared to show Warner having to be pulled away from De Kock by Smith and Usman Khawaja. Lyon was fined 15 per cent of his match fee for his actions, while Warner later became embroiled in a vicious war of words with South African "keeper de Kock outside the players" dressing rooms. Read More »

Graeme Smith Labels David Warner as a 'Fool' After Durban Fiasco

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The on-field umpires and match referee will look into the incident after both Cricket Australia and Cricket South Africa confirmed they had been warned about the players' behaviour on Sunday. "It's not a good look, and if there's one thing that David Warner needs to be very thankful of, it's for his teammates being in the way there", Gilchrist said. Read More »

Jose Mourinho: 'Media are unfair to Manchester United'

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There was a time in August when Manchester United were matching Manchester City point for point and we hoped that the Premier League battle was going to be the one we were hoping for. "When I play and when I do not play, there are rumours". Not to fill in, to cement a place. The Red Devils have a few injury issues of their own as six players sit out the trip to south London. Read More »

China sets $175bn military budget

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The finance ministry past year said the defense budget would top 1 trillion yuan ($145 billion) for the first time, after the exact figure was initially kept out of public documents released at the start of the annual legislative sessions. This year's defence budget comes to about 1.3 per cent of last year's GDP of 82.7 trillion yuan ($12.4 trillion). "There is every indication that China wants to expand what it will call defense capabilities in the South China Sea". Read More »

Hamilton compares himself to Federer as he fires Vettel warning

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Lewis Hamilton declared his new Mercedes to be the big sister of last year's temperamental title victor but Formula One's first pre-season test of 2018 still left plenty of room for conjecture. I do not want to pay much attention to what Lewis is doing and what his weaknesses may be. "It was really important for the team and also for myself to be able to learn so much". Read More »

Adam Rippon just hit the Oscars red carpet wearing a leather harness

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The Olympics might be over, but Adam Rippon's red carpet look at the 90th Academy Awards is gold-medal worthy. "I'm so excited. I can't wait to walk the red carpet with Mirai". Adam Rippon and Mirai Nagasu . But that Instagram post gave no hints to the kink-inspired outfit Mr. Rippon would wear to the Oscars: Both he and Ms. Read More »

Donald Trump Impact Unclear in LiAngelo Ball, UCLA Shoplifting Case

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The players, accused of stealing Louis Vuitton sunglasses, were back at their Hangzhou hotel by the time Trump learned of their grand larceny arrests on a CNN report that aired November 12, the sports network reported Friday. LaVar Ball questioned Trump's involvement from the beginning and refused to thank him for doing anything. One day after UCLA sequestered Hill, Riley, and Ball from the media, the players were back in the States and addressed the media in a press conference. Read More »

Johnson-Thompson of Britain wins pentathlon

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Such confidence has not always seemed obvious in an athlete who has boundless talent yet has often appeared temperamentally suspect on the biggest stage. Johnson-Thompson, the 2015 European champion, said: "I can not believe it". 'I've got two years to get myself up to that standard. I won here with below par high jump and long jump. Read More »

EPL aftermath: I love Mohamed Salah's goals, says Liverpool boss Klopp

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Since that defeat to Tottenham in October, Liverpool have lost just once in 19 Premier League matches, allowing them to close within two points of second placed Manchester United . "I think there are three [best players in the Premier League] - Kevin De Bruyne , Mohamed Salah and Harry Kane ", Hazard told Sky Sports . He is the best. Read More »

Weah's son makes debut in PSG's victory over Troyes

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Kylian Mbappe and Marquinhos, who captained the side in defence during the first-leg, are also doubtful for the crucial fixture that now stands at 3-1 to Real on aggregate. Over 2.5 goals is short at [1.4], however, so the best option may be to back both teams to score in both halves - 11/2 on the Sportsbook - on what could easily turn into a topsy-turvy night of football. Read More »

Jets notify Muhammad Wilkerson of his release from team

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Wilkerson never lived up to that contract, on the field or off. Wilkerson was named second-team All-Pro in both 2013 and 2015, and he earned his first Pro Bowl selection in 2015 after racking up a career-high 12 sacks. Earlier Wednesday, the Jets got $3 million in cap space (with $1 million in dead money attached) when running back Matt Forte retired. Despite that, Wilkerson was rewarded by NY with the big contract. Read More »

Indian team departs for Nidahas Trophy 2018

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India and Bangladesh have been invited by Sri Lanka to compete in the series which starts on 6th March 2018. Bangladesh have been dealt a massive blow as captain Shakib Al Hasan has been ruled out of the Nidahas Trophy in Sri Lanka as he has not fully recovered from a finger injury. Read More »

Wesley Sneijder announces retirement from global football

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Sniejder left Nice to join Qatari outfit Al Gharafa in the early stages of 2018, and the attacker has announced his worldwide retirement following discussions with new Netherlands manager Ronald Koeman . On November 14 past year against Romania in Bucharest he played his last worldwide, also under Advocaat. He was the linchpin of the team that reached the 2010 World Cup final, scoring five goals from midfield to become the tournament's joint top scorer. Read More »

Penguins unable to find way to stop Krejci, Bruins

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Two nights after fresh faces lit up the scoresheet, the Boston Bruins will have their other two most recent acquisitions make their Bruins debuts Thursday night. 2 goalie Tristan Jarry after starter Matt Murray sustained a concussion on February 24. Boston acquired Nash, Nick Holden and Tommy Wingels at the trade deadline and signed Brian Gionta , who captained Team USA at the Olympics. Read More »

Davide Astori dead aged 31

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Fiorentina's match with Udinese was called off along with the remaining Serie A fixtures as a mark of respect to Astori. "I'm shocked, it's an absurd tragedy", said Giovanni Malago, the president of Italy's national Olympic committee. Read More »

Brighton 2-1 Arsenal: Watch match highlights from the Amex Stadium

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If you ranked every team by the number of points gained from Premier League away games this season, Arsenal would be 10th. "We have to be realistic". "I believe I can do it". "I believe I can do that". Lewis Dunk turned in a seventh-minute opener before Glenn Murray headed home his sixth goal in as many games 19 minutes later. Read More »

Bagley named top player, leads All-ACC first team

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Game 1: No. 12 Boston College vs. No. 13 Georgia Tech (ESPN2/ACC Network), noon. Louisville will face no. 5 Notre Dame. Two Arike Ogunbowale threes - the last from beyond half court as the final horn sounded - resulted in only a two-point loss, but the 32-2 Cardinals took the lead early in the second half and never trailed in the final 15:49. Read More »

Di Maria on the mark as PSG turn focus to Real

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Di Maria broke the deadlock early in the second half before Nkunku's first goal of the season ensured a sixth consecutive league victory for PSG, who had seen their lead at the summit briefly trimmed by Monaco's win on Friday night. That means leading scorer Edinson Cavani is rested, while Kylian Mbappé has been left behind in the capital to continue his recovery from an ankle knock. Read More »

Klopp names Salah's four Player of the Year contenders

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The player-of-year campaign would appear to revolve around De Bruyne, Tottenham forward Kane and Salah, whose form appears to be peaking at the right time . Merino set up Mohamed Diame outside the box with a neat backheel, but his powerful strike was parried behind by Loris Karius . The intensity dropped from Klopp's men thereafter, their energy levels protected ahead of Tuesday, but there was never any sign of a Magpies fightback and Lascelles somehow avoided punishment when he brought ... Read More »