Hampshire bring in Amla for first half of season

February 28, 2018

1:23 PM ET George Dobell Hampshire have signed South Africa batsman Hashim Amla as their overseas player for the first three months of the 2018 domestic season. Amla, who has been rated as the No. 1 batsman in both Test and ODI cricket, will be available for County Championship and Royal London One-Day Cup action. The move, coming just after the club completed the signing of Sam Northeast, further strengthens…

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Giants bullish on Eli, open to trading No. 2 pick

1:09 PM ET INDIANAPOLIS — The New York Giants think quarterback Eli Manning has multiple years left as a starting quarterback and are open to trading down from the No. 2 overall pick in this year’s draft. New Giants coach Pat Shurmur said Wednesday at the scouting combine that he thought Manning has “years left as a starting quarterback in this league.” And new Giants general manager Dave Gettleman indicated…

February 28, 2018
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Today In Data: Employees Steal, Earnings Reports Wow And Subscriptions Boom

February 28, 2018

By PYMNTS Today in PYMNTS data, employees are stealing tens of billions from their employers every year, earnings reports show growth for tech and payments firms, business-to-consumer (B2C) subscription offerings are on the rise, Visa’s Everywhere Initiative is expanding and Hyperledger’s blockchain consortia is adding new members. Here are the numbers: $50 billion | Estimated amount employees steal from their employers every year, according to a survey from research firm…

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RB Forte retires after 10 years with Bears, Jets

12:25 PM ET Running back Matt Forte, one of the NFL’s most prolific offensive players over the past decade, announced Wednesday that he is retiring. “For the past 10 years, I’ve been blessed to play professionally a game that I’ve loved since I was 6 years old. But, after much prayer and reflection, I’ve decided to retire from the NFL,” Forte said in a statement to Sports Spectrum. Forte, 32,…

February 28, 2018
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To Sridevi, from a fangirl

February 28, 2018

By Christina George Written by Christina George | New Delhi | Published: February 28, 2018 10:43 pm After a while, Hawa Hawai was all over the TV screen. This dates back to year 2000 when I was in grade two. A dance competition was announced at school and I began searching for songs. I reached back home in the afternoon to my parents watching Mr India. After a while, Hawa…

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Raiders' Gruden 'counting on' Lynch in 2018

12:11 PM ET Jon Gruden gave a hint as to his plans for Marshawn Lynch next season, but the returning Oakland Raiders coach would not fully commit to Lynch coming back to the team, either. Not with the CBA prohibiting most contact between coaches and players at this point of the offseason — April 9 is a big day for Gruden, who is returning to the sidelines for the first…

February 28, 2018
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English cricket needs more non-white coaches – Wasim Khan

February 28, 2018

shares Vikram Solanki is currently on the coaching staff with Surrey © Getty Images Wasim Khan, the chief executive of Leicestershire, has questioned whether the game in England and Wales can do more to encourage coaches and administrators from South Asian and Afro-Caribbean backgrounds. While Wasim has welcomed the appointment of Vikram Solanki and Dimitri Mascarenhas as assistant head coaches at Surrey and Essex respectively, he raised the possibility of…

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Steelers' Shazier won't play in 2018, GM says

February 28, 2018

11:26 AM ET Linebacker Speaking on a teammate’s podcast, Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier said he plans to play football again, adding that he wants to become a Hall of Famer. Shazier is recovering from a severe spinal injury suffered in December. “Ryan Shazier won’t play in 2018. He knows that and we know that. We’re going to continue to support him in his recovery,” Colbert said. Colbert said it will…

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GM: Bears to cut QB Glennon after one season

February 28, 2018

10:39 AM ET The Chicago Bears will release quarterback Mike Glennon once the new league year begins on March 14, general manager Ryan Pace announced at the scouting combine Wednesday in Indianapolis. Pace also announced that the team plans to release linebacker Willie Young, which will officially occur later Wednesday. The moves will be the latest in an offseason purge of veterans by the Bears, who have already released linebackers…

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