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Cousins rips Kings, calls trade to New Orleans ‘coward move’

-Reuters (The Sports Xchange) – All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins lashed out at Sacramento Kings management, terming Sunday’s trade to the New Orleans Pelicans as “a coward move.” Cousins’ sentiments were published by The Undefeated website on Friday, one night after the Pelicans were routed 129-99 in his New Orleans debut. ...

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De Villiers’ record sets up thumping win over New Zealand

-File Photo WELLINGTON: A record-setting innings by AB de Villiers set South Africa up for a resounding 159-run win in the third one-day international against New Zealand in Wellington on Saturday to go 2-1 up in the series. It was an emphatic response by the world’s top-ranked ODI side after ...

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O’Keefe leaves India reeling in 1st Test

-Cricket Australia PUNE: Left-arm spinner Steve O’Keefe claimed five wickets including the prized scalp of Virat Kohli as Australia closed in on victory in the first Test in Pune on Saturday. Chasing a daunting target of 441, India were tottering at 99 for six at tea on day three. Cheteshwar ...

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PSL final; final decision is expected to be taken today

-File photo LAHORE: The decision regarding final match of Pakistan Super League (PSL) second edition is expected to be taken today on Saturday, Aaj News reported.  According to reports, the Chief Minister will make final announcement after conducting a meeting on security concerns. The Chairman PSL Najam Sethi is hopeful ...

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Football: Comeback man Le Bihan fires Nice to victory

-File Photo PARIS: Mickael Le Bihan enjoyed a dream return from 18 months out injured by coming on to score twice as Ligue 1 title hopefuls Nice came from behind to beat Montpellier 2-1 on Friday. Steve Mounie had given Montpellier an early lead at the Allianz Riviera but Le ...

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British police make fresh arrest in fixing probe

—File Photo LONDON:British police announced Thursday a third suspect had been arrested in connection with their investigation into international cricket spot-fixing. A statement issued by the National Crime Agency said officers had arrested a British man in his thirties this morning in the Sheffield area (in northern England) as as ...

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Manny Pacquiao ‘in negotiations’ to fight Amir Khan

-FILE PHOTO MANILA: Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao on Thursday said he was “in negotiations” to face British fighter Amir Khan, after weeks of conflicting reports over his next bout. “My team and I are in negotiations with Amir Khan for our next fight. Further announcements coming soon,” Pacquiao, 38, ...

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PSL 2017: Kings to face Gladiators on Thursday

-A sports news DUBAI: In Pakistan Super League (PSL), only one match will be played today on Thursday between Quetta Gladiators and Karachi Kings, Aaj News reported.  According to reports, after the exciting matches in Sharjah, the teams will spark again as today’s match will be held in Dubai. In ...

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Smith rejects India whitewash forecast

-File Photo PUNE, India: Steve Smith dismissed predictions Wednesday that Australia face another series whitewash against India but admitted they had to show more fight to have any chance of stopping the world’s number one Test team. Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly and veteran spinner Harbhajan Singh have both forecast ...

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