5:27 PM ET The head of FICA, the international cricketers’ association, says that a protocol for the use of stump microphones must be introduced to avoid the “selective use” of incriminating audio by broadcasters. Tony Irish’s comments come after the West Indies fast bowler, Shannon Gabriel, and the Pakistan captain, Sarfaraz Ahmed, were both handed
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5:21 PM ET Former college football coach Jerry Kill has been named athletic director at Southern Illinois. Kill, who twice had to retire from coaching because of health issues, joined Southern Illinois’ staff in February 2018 as special assistant to the university chancellor. He became acting athletic director in April 2018 before the school’s board
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5:16 PM ET Top seed Kei Nishikori secured his place in the Rotterdam Open quarterfinals with a 6-1, 6-4 demolition of Ernests Gulbis. The world No. 7 and top-seeded Nishikori improved on his career-best start to an ATP season as he wrapped up victory in 1 hour and 15 minutes against lucky loser Gulbis on
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4:48 PM ET Associated Press FAR HILLS, N.J. — Teen prodigy Lucy Li gets to keep her amateur status after the USGA gave her a warning for appearing in an Apple Watch advertisement. That clears the way for the 16-year-old Li to play in the inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur the first week in April.
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5:18 PM ET Heavyweight Filip Hrgovic, one of the best prospects in boxing, signed a co-promotional deal with Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn on Thursday. Team Sauerland, which signed Hrgovic after he claimed a bronze medal for Croatia at the 2016 Rio Olympics, had been talking to various promoters to gauge their interest in a
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9:48 AM ET It’s the return of Cain Velasquez at UFC Fight Night this weekend in Phoenix, as the two-time heavyweight champ will grace the Octagon for the first time since July 2016. Standing across the cage will be former title challenger and all-around scary dude Francis Ngannou, who is looking to book another shot
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3:42 PM ET With a month to go until the show, Premier Boxing Champions unveiled the undercard for the Errol Spence-Mikey Garcia pay-per-view card on Thursday, and it will feature three former world titleholders and a well-known former heavyweight contender. Former super middleweight world titlist David Benavidez will face J’Leon Love in the 10-round co-feature
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