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Lehmann didn't know anything about ball tampering plan: Sutherland

Lehmann didn't know anything about ball tampering plan: Sutherland

Darren Lehmann is the latest casualty in the ball-tampering scandal that has already seen Steve Smith and David Warner stripped of their captaincy and vice-captaincy, respectively. Their ball-tampering plan led to Bancroft using sandpaper to scratch the surface of the ball before hiding the evidence down his pants. "The players involved have been handed down very serious sanctions and they know they must face the consequences".


Mel Kiper Jr. has four Alabama players in latest mock draft

Mel Kiper Jr. has four Alabama players in latest mock draft

So he has made dramatic improvement, and he has silenced all those critics who said you can't draft a guy in the first round who completes 56 percent of his passes. "Rich Gannon was 191 when he came out of DE and was 6-2 and a half". Tight end is certainly a long-term need for the Saints, and although they need a defensive end, they proved past year that they won't reach for the position as they waited until the third round to take one, Florida Atlantic's Trey Hendrickson.


Lehmann resigns as Aussie coach

Lehmann resigns as Aussie coach

I'm absolutely devastated". Smith's fall from grace has been dramatic, and fast. "I am satisfied that Darren Lehmann was not involved and didn't know anything about the plan", Sutherland added. Television cameras had caught Cameron Bancroft rubbing a foreign substance on the rough side of the ball - the opposite side which a player usually shines.


James pours in 41 as Cavs crush Hornets

James pours in 41 as Cavs crush Hornets

He can break Jordan's record Friday night when the Cavaliers host the New Orleans Pelicans . In his 15th season in the league, LeBron James is producing some of the best basketball of his career and has been cementing his status as the best player in the world.


No British referee chosen for 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation

No British referee chosen for 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation

Today FIFA has been announced the referees for the tournament, and Rocchi will be one of the officials, along with assistants Elenito Di Liberatore and Mauro Tonolini. There has been a British official at every World Cup since the Second World War, with Howard Webb refereeing the 2010 final and also refereeing matches in Brazil in 2014.



Why the Yankees' new beer art violates Major League Baseball rules

It was a window for baseball fans across the country to rejoice in the Yankees' apparent misery. All they did this offseason to try to get over the hump in 2018 was acquire the reigning National League MVP, Giancarlo Stanton . "The way Yankee Stadium was last October, none of us that were on the field will forget, Gardner said". Before even considering any other points, it must be mentioned that none of what the Yankees have accomplished or will accomplish in the near future happens without ...