Coughlin shoulder surgery delays Notts bow

1:47 PM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Nottinghamshire’s delight in pulling off one of the transfer coups of the season when they signed the Durham allrounder Paul Coughlin has been marred by the news that he will miss much of his debut season because of a shoulder injury. Coughlin will have an operation on Wednesday in Manchester to repair the right shoulder – his bowling shoulder – that he damaged while on…

March 19, 2018
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Stanikzai back for Afghanistan

1:49 PM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Asghar Stanikzai, Afghanistan’s captain, will return to action, having been cleared fit after a bout of appendicitis that kept him out of his side’s World Cup Qualifier campaign till now. He comes into the squad in place of Afsar Zazai, who has been ruled out due to a hamstring injury picked up during training over the weekend. Stanikzai was forced to undergo surgery for appendicitis…

March 19, 2018
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First Data Expands Alipay Acceptance To 600M Chinese Users

By PYMNTS Ant Financial’s Alipay is expanding across North America as it broadens its partnership with First Data, the companies announced Monday (March 19). The digital payment platform has added 35,000 merchants across the region, enabling Alipay’s 600 million Chinese consumers the same payment experience at the point of sale (POS) while traveling abroad in the United States. First Data first announced last May that it would be integrating Alipay…

March 19, 2018
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Delhi Economy Survey Pegs Growth At 11.22%

New Delhi: The Delhi government today pegged the size of the Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) at Rs 6.86 lakh crore for 2017-18, which is at a growth rate of 11.22 per cent over the last fiscal. Ahead of the Delhi budget, the latest economic survey of the national capital was tabled in the assembly, which has estimated that the city’s per capita income was almost three times of the…

March 19, 2018
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Cavs' Lue stepping back over health issues

11:03 AM ET Cleveland Cavaliers coach Ty Lye will step back from coaching to focus on his health, the team announced Monday. Lue left Saturday night’s 114-109 win against the Chicago Bulls with an illness, marking the third time this season that his healthy has kept him from coaching an entire game. “After many conversations with our doctors and [general manager] Koby [Altman] and much thought given to what is…

March 19, 2018
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Holder, Samuels take West Indies closer to World Cup

3:00 AM ET 1:57 Brendan Taylor counter-attacked his way to possibly the innings of the tournament to give Zimbabwe a strong chance of securing a World Cup berth West Indies 290 for 6 (Samuels 86, Hope 76, Muzarabani 2-36) beat Zimbabwe 289 all out (Taylor 138, Mire 45, Holder 4-35, Roach 3-55) by four wickets Scorecard and ball-by-ball details Close matches and last-gasp finishes have become a habit for Zimbabwe….

March 19, 2018
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Amazon Says Go Stores An Early Hit With Customers

By PYMNTS It looks like consumers who try Amazon Go like it enough to keep coming back, particularly if the cashier-free shops are in proximity to where they live or work. “The ones who work very close, like in the building up above, will come down even just to grab a drink because it’s so fast and easy,” said Amazon Vice President Gianna Puerini at the ShopTalk eCommerce conference in…

March 19, 2018
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What separates each coach?

9:48 AM ET John GasawayESPN Insider CloseESPN Insider college basketball contributor First began covering college hoops in 2004 Has written for Basketball Prospectus and the Wall Street Journal Congratulations, coaches of the Sweet 16. You represent the top 4.6 percent of your profession, for now. To commemorate your success, I’ve put together this helpful summation of your best coaching qualities. Where applicable, there’s even a word on opportunities for improvement….

March 19, 2018
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Macy’s Rolls Out Mobile Checkout

By PYMNTS In an effort to make checkout easier for customers, Macy’s plans to roll out mobile checkout in its brick-and-mortar stores. The technology, which is powered by the retailer’s mobile app, is expected to be deployed to all of Macy’s full-line stores by the end of the year, CNBC reported. Through the app, shoppers can scan an item’s barcode as they add it to their carts. As they do…

March 19, 2018
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