How Michigan's defense is shutting down every offense in its path

11:44 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 Michigan has reached the national title game for the second time in five years, and this time around the Wolverines are getting it done almost entirely with defense. The tournament has tipped off. Your picks are locked in. It’s time to find…

April 1, 2018
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Schutt takes top spot in ICC WT20I bowlers' rankings

11:55 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Australia swing bowler Megan Schutt has become the top-ranked bowler in the ICC’s T20I rankings for women after emerging as the highest wicket-taker in the recent T20 tri-series in India. Australia clinched the title by by beating England in the final in Mumbai, where Schutt was named Player of the Series for her nine wickets from five matches, and the best economy rate in the…

April 1, 2018
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Phils' Kapler calls to 'pen, but nobody up

April 1, 2018

7:19 AM ET ESPN News Services Philadelphia Phillies new manager Gabe Kapler called on a reliever who hadn’t thrown a pitch to warm up on Saturday against Atlanta. Kapler came to the mound to replace starter Vince Velasquez in the third inning and the Phillies down 5-2. Left-hander Hoby Milner apparently wasn’t ready to enter the game. Kapler remained on the mound as Milner took some throws before leaving the…

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Smith, Warner to push for domestic clearance

11:12 AM ET Banished Australian leaders Steven Smith and David Warner are expected to push for a relaxation of their Cricket Australia bans to allow them to play domestic cricket both at home and abroad, as they and Cameron Bancroft continue to deliberate on whether or not to take up the option of formal hearings under the board’s code of conduct. When announcing the bans being offered to the players,…

April 1, 2018
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16-Day-Old Baby Stolen By Monkey, Found Dead In Well; Had Injury Mark

April 1, 2018

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: A newborn, who had been snatched away by a monkey from its mother’s side at Talabasta village of Banki in Cuttack district on Saturday, was found dead today inside a well near the house, the police said. The police and forest department officials could not trace the 16-day-old boy during their day-long searches. The family members of the new born first spotted the body floating in the 15-feet-deep well…

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West Indies bowl in match with four debutants

3:00 AM ET In pleasant, breezy conditions at the National Stadium in Karachi, Jason Mohammed, the West Indies captain on this tour, put Pakistan in to bat in the first of three T20Is. Of the 13-man squad named by the West Indies, the two who sit out the game are the uncapped Odean Smith and Andre McCarthy. West Indies’ XI contains two debutants – the fast bowler Keemo Paul and…

April 1, 2018
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GQ Style Awards 2018: How men’s fashion choices took the stage at the awards night

April 1, 2018

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Published: April 1, 2018 8:25 pm Who wore what and how at the GQ Style Awards in Mumbai on Saturday night. (Source: Varinder Chawla) The GQ Style Awards 2018, like it has always been, was a star-studded affair this year as well. While the trend, internationally and otherwise, is that of women’s fashion and choice of designer outfits taking centre stage on the…

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Giles stays with Warwickshire after national selector approach

10:30 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff England’s selection revamp has hit a setback after Ashley Giles resisted encouragement to apply for the role of national selector. Giles wants to concentrate on his role at Warwickshire as sporting director. In his first season back at Edgbaston, following a spell at Lancashire, he took Warwickshire to Finals Day in the T20 Blast – in their guise as Birmingham Bears – but saw an…

April 1, 2018
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500-Year-Old Waterfall In Goan Village Runs Dry, Locals Blame Mining

April 1, 2018

Panaji: A perennial waterfall in Goa, revered by locals and visitors for its religious significance and natural beauty, has dried up, with the villagers blaming it on the reckless mining activity. The locals claim that for the first time in decades they have seen the waterfall, located in Harvalem village near the Pandava caves in North Goa district, about 50 km from Panaji, going dry even as the summer is…

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