Pakistan cricket authorities have banned two umpires, including one international, after finding them guilty of being willing to spot-fix in return for money.
The No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference remains in play after the Brooklyn Nets posted an impressive road win over the Indiana Pacers on Friday to win their fourth consecutive game. With three games to play, the Pacers simply need one win or a Brooklyn loss to clinch the third spot in the East.
At the 5.891 kilometres long Silverstone Grand Prix circuit, Harry Tincknell (Carlin) scored his maiden win in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship and also secured the first win for Volkswagen in this years series. In a close battle, the Brit beat his compatriot Alex Lynn (Prema Powerteam).
After two straight wins, the Ottawa Senators are feeling a little better about their playoff chances. The New Jersey Devils, on the other hand, couldn’t feel any worse after absorbing their ninth straight loss.
The 22-year-old American, ranked 144th in the world, beat fellow tournament underdog Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo of Spain 7-6 (7/1) 1-6 6-4 in their quarter-final clash. Ramirez Hidalgo had beaten sixth-seeded compatriot Fernando Verdasco to reach the last eight, while Williams saw off Croatian lucky loser Ivo Karlovic.
Harry Redknapp has admitted it will be hard for Queens Park Rangers to hold on to Loic Remy if they go down. QPR look set to be relegated as they head into Saturday's clash with Everton still seven points adrift of safety, with just six games of the campaign remaining.
New Delhi - The Sunrisers Hyderabad had to fight all the way to secure their third win in four matches, beating the Delhi Daredevils by three wickets with four balls remaining in their IPL match in Delhi on Friday.
Texas sophomore guard Myck Kabongo, who missed 23 games this season while under an NCAA suspension, will forgo his final two seasons of eligibility and enter the NBA draft.