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Jon Rahm, Rickie Fowler among top plays for PGA Championship

Jon Rahm, Rickie Fowler among top plays for PGA Championship

Rickie Fowler watches his tee shot on the 10th hole during the final round of the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament at Firestone Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, in Akron, Ohio. (AP Photo/David Dermer)Jon Rahm, from Spain, watches his tee shot on the fifth hole during the third round of the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament at Firestone Country Club, Saturday, […]

Raiders seek pay cut for LT Donald Penn

Raiders seek pay cut for LT Donald Penn

Oakland Raiders offensive tackle Donald Penn at the team‘s NFL training camp at the Napa Memorial Stadium in Napa, Calif., Saturday, July 28, 2018. Heidi Fang Las Vegas Review-Journal NAPA, Calif. — Donald Penn’s future with the Raiders may be contingent on a pay cut. The team has expressed interest in reworking the veteran offensive tackle’s contract, two people familiar […]

Final respects paid to ex-UNLV football player Kenny Keys

Final respects paid to ex-UNLV football player Kenny Keys

Former UNLV football player Kenny Keys was eulogized Tuesday at the La Onda Banquet Hall in Las Vegas. (Ron Kantowski)Former UNLV football player Kenny Keys was eulogized Tuesday at the La Onda Banquet Hall in Las Vegas. (Ron Kantowski)Former UNLV football player Kenny Keys was eulogized Tuesday at the La Onda Banquet Hall in Las Vegas. (Ron Kantowski) It was […]

Ball-tampering, sledging are threats to ‘cricket‘s DNA‘, says ICC chief executive David Richardson

Ball-tampering, sledging are threats to ‘cricket‘s DNA‘, says ICC chief executive David Richardson

London: Global cricket boss David Richardson declared that ball tampering and bad behaviour threatened “cricket‘s DNA” and would not be tolerated by fans in the wake of the Australia cheating scandal. The International Cricket Council chief executive said the “public has spoken” on bad behaviour in the game as he delivered the annual MCC Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture at Lord‘s […]

India vs England: As hosts turn to Ollie Pope in a bid to replace axed Dawid Malan, tracing youngster‘s rapid rise via Australia

India vs England: As hosts turn to Ollie Pope in a bid to replace axed Dawid Malan, tracing youngster‘s rapid rise via Australia

Will Jacks has to pause and think for a while to recollect Ollie Pope‘s reaction to being picked in the England Test squad.  It was Sunday afternoon and Jacks was outside his house waiting for his Surrey teammate, Pope, to arrive so he could drive him to the T20 match against Essex at Chelmsford. But the minute Pope stepped out […]

India vs England: Virat Kohli and Co require support, not nit-picking over taking a break on a tough, long tour

India vs England: Virat Kohli and Co require support, not nit-picking over taking a break on a tough, long tour

When Sunil Gavaskar, the legend, speaks everyone sits up and takes note. He is an authority on the game, besides being, arguably, India’s best batsman ever. The vast cricket-loving public hang on to his every word and virtually everything he says is accepted as an infallible truth. It is for this reason that television channels love to have him on […]