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Lukaku saves Everton at West Brom

Romelu Lukaku put two goals in for Everton, who won 3-2 at West Bromwich Albion. Arouna Koné added a third for the visitors, while Saido Berahino and Craig Dawson scored for the Baggies. Yesterday, Crystal Palace secured a 1-0 win at Watford, thanks to a Yohan Cabaye penalty. (Image source: BBC)

4-wicket haul by Imad Wasim lifts Pakistan over Zimbabwean hosts

Imad Wasim took four of Zimbabwe’s wickets as Pakistan cruised to a 13-wicket victory over the hosts in Harare, during their first T20 match. Pakistan posted 136/8 from 20 overs; Shoaib Malik top-scored with 35, and wicketkeeper Mohammad Rizwan added 33 not out. Bowling for Zimbabwe, Chamu Chibhabha picked up 3/18 from 3 overs. The Read More

Windies coach Phil Simmons suspended ahead of Sri Lanka tour

Phil Simmons has been suspended as West Indies coach with immediate effect, just six months after he took the post, and two days after he publicly criticized the current ODI squad, captained by Jason Holder. Reports say a surprised Simmons was in England when he got word of the decision via email from WICB chief Read More

Jays poised to grab AL East title in home series against Rays

The Toronto Blue Jays are making a big push for the playoffs; they get ready for game one of their last series in the regular season when they take on the Tampa Bay Rays tonight at the Rogers Centre. R.A. Dickey starts for the Jays, who could win their first AL Division title since 1993 Read More

Windies skippers Holder, Taylor to get support system from WICB

West Indies Test captain Jason Holder will be getting a little help. The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has offered professional support services to Holder as he embarks on a tour of Sri Lanka starting October 14, which includes two Test matches, three ODI’s and two T20’s. Holder recently replaced Denesh Ramdin as Test captain, Read More

FIFA boss Blatter faces criminal probe in Switzerland

Swiss authorities have gone all the way up to FIFA’s number one; they’ve opened a criminal investigation against the organization’s president Sepp Blatter. He’s being investigated “on suspicion of criminal mismanagement as well as – alternatively – on suspicion of misappropriation.” Blatter was questioned and his office was searched as part of the probe, and Read More

Premier League fixtures for September 26-28

Saturday, September 26 Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester City Leicester City vs Arsenal Liverpool vs Aston Villa Manchester United vs Sunderland Southampton vs Swansea City Stoke City vs Bournemouth West Ham United vs Norwich City Newcastle United vs Chelsea Sunday, September 27 Watford vs Crystal Palace Monday, September 28 West Bromwich Albion vs Everton (Image source: Read More

Jays await series at home to Rays

The AL East leading Toronto Blue Jays have the day off before a series with the Tampa Bay Rays; that starts tomorrow at the Rogers Centre. For those looking to see the Jays in the playoffs, you may be out of luck; the AL Division Series tickets were sold out this morning, less than two Read More

Switzerland seeking access to Valcke’s emails in FIFA probe

Swiss authorities want to access the email accounts of suspended FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke. Newspaper reports alleged that Valcke was part of scheme to sell World Cup tickets for above face value. The Frenchman has denied these allegations, calling them “fabricated” and “outrageous”. Meanwhile, an extradition to the US has been approved for Rafael Read More

Injured Australia bowler Cummins to miss Bangladesh series

Australia fast bowler Pat Cummins will have to miss the two-Test series in Bangladesh next month due to a stress fracture in his back. Cummins wasn’t feeling quite right in the fifth ODI against England, and medical scans showed early signs of injury. It’s not known when he’ll return, but he hopes to be part Read More

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