Rugby League

Illness sidelines Smith from Dally Ms

The NRL could face a logistical hurdle with Dally M Medal contender Cameron Smith unable to attend Wednesday night's awards ceremony through illness. Smith, the second favourite for the top gong, has suffered a viral infection in the days after Saturday's preliminary final loss to the Sydney Roosters. Cameron Smith has been laid low by […]

NFL

Matthew Stafford (hip) lands on Lions injury report

Suddenly, there is a chink in the armor of one of the NFL’s ironmen. A hip injury has landed Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford on the injury report and has him questionable to start his 132nd straight game on Sunday when the Lions host the Chiefs in a marquee matchup of unbeaten squads. In Friday’s […]

F1

Ricciardo warning after F1 ‘disgrace’

A week on from the Singapore Grand Prix, Daniel Ricciardo and his Renault team still seem frustrated by last week’s setback. Ricciardo qualified in eighth overall but was sent to the back of the grid after breaching technical rules. In a moment from his second-fastest lap in the first lap of qualifying, Ricciardo reportedly hit […]

Сricket

Roy set to make England Test debut against Ireland

Opening batsman Jason Roy has been named in England's Test squad for the first time for the one-off match against Ireland starting at Lord's next Wednesday. Roy racked up 443 runs in England's triumphant World Cup campaign, but is not a regular top-order batsman for Surrey in red-ball cricket. Jason Roy.Credit:AP The 28-year-old is expected […]

NBA

Warriors GM: We didn’t acquire Russell to flip him

OAKLAND, Calif. — Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers said Monday that his team did not acquire All-Star guard D’Angelo Russell just to flip him in a different deal. Speaking for the first time since acquiring Russell in a sign-and-trade that sent Kevin Durant to the Brooklyn Nets, Myers said the organization hasn’t decided […]

Tennis

Andy Murray's Wimbledon doubles partner Herbert reveals injury scare

Andy Murray’s doubles partner, Pierre-Hugues Herbert, has revealed that he was struggling with a thigh injury going into his Wimbledon defeat against Kevin Anderson. The Frenchman, who had strapping on his leg, lost in straight sets 6-3 6-4 6-2 on Monday afternoon, blown away by the big-serving Anderson – who was beaten by Novak Djokovic […]