Jacobs spurs Scorpions to 57-run win over Hurricanes

January 15, 2018 in Sports

HOSTS Jamaica Scorpions, led by another terrific display from leg-spinner Damion Jacobs, wrapped up a 57-run win over Leeward Islands Hurricanes inside an hour on yesterday's final morning of the ninth-round regional four-day match at Sabina Park. The 32-year-old slow bowler took three of the four...

Northern Ireland: World Cup play-off referee admits penalty error

January 11, 2018 in Sports

[caption id="attachment_20256" align="alignleft" width="300"] Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill said his players had felt very hard done by following the penalty decision[/caption] The referee who awarded a controversial penalty against Northern Ireland during their World Cup play-off defeat by Switzerland says he made a mistake. Ovidiu Hategan...

Ellington scores winning basket as Heat beat Raptors 90-89

January 10, 2018 in Sports

TORONTO -- Wayne Ellington leads Miami in 3-pointers, which made Tuesday's game-winning basket a bit of a surprise. Ellington converted a go-ahead driving layup with less than a second remaining, and the Heat stopped Toronto's 12-game home winning streak with a 90-89 victory over the Raptors. "That's...