Langer defends management after Pucovski seeks leave from Australian squad

Australian coach Justin Langer insists Will Pucovski's non-selection in the Sri Lanka series played no role in his decision to leave the group with mental health concerns despite former Australian batsman Brad Hodge saying the youngster had been mismanaged. Pucovski is now back in Melbourne after Cricket Australia announced on Friday evening he had sought leave from the squad after […]

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Alex Bruce defends father Steve as BBC pundits Danny Murphy and Ruud Gullit question his absence as Sheffield Wednesday lose at Chelsea

The former Aston Villa boss agreed to become the new Owls manager earlier this month following the dismissal of Jos Luhukay, but will start on February 1. Bruce has endured a tough year losing both his parents and was sacked by Villa last October. And with the blessing of the Wednesday board, the 58-year-old has spent time away from football […]

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Nick Cannon Defends Kevin Hart by Posting Homophobic Tweets From Amy Schumer, More

Nick Cannon went on the attack as he defended pal Kevin Hart amid his Oscars hosting scandal, posting old homophobic tweets from female comedians including Amy Schumer and Chelsea Handler on Friday, December 7. “Interesting I wonder if there was any backlash here,” the former America’s Got Talent host, 38, wrote as he shared a June 2010 tweet from the […]

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Floyd Mayweather defends Tenshin Nasukawa fight as bizarre rules are revealed following Amir Khan calling it a ‘joke’

Mayweather, 41, will meet Nasukawa, 20, on December 31 in a boxing exhibition – with Japanese MMA promotion RIZIN FF promoting the bout. However, Khan, who has chased a fight with Mayweather since 2013, told the Daily Mail that he believes the 41-year-olds next bout is “hurting boxing.” Khan said: “If you look at boxing and MMA – why is MMA […]

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Kristin Cavallari Defends Children Against Body-Shamers

There’s a fine line between being a helpful, interested party… … and being an Internet troll who picks on children and parents trying their hardest to raise them properly. Just ask Kristin Cavallari. She’s now very familiar with this line. Over this past holiday weekend, the former Laguna Beach star shared what seemed to be an innocent photo of her sons, […]

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Dana White defends the UFC after Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Conor McGregor post-fight brawl

Nurmagomedov defeated McGregor at UFC 229 via fourth round submission in October, successfully defending his lightweight title. But Nurmagomedov, 30, hopped out of the octagon and attacked McGregor’s team, including MMA fighter Dillon Danis. McGregor, 30, was also seen scrapping with his opponent's entourage, leaving both fighters on the end of indefinite suspensions from the Nevada State Athletic Commission. During […]

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White House defends cancelled Trump trip to WWI Memorial in France

White House defends cancelled Trump trip to WWI Memorial in France insisting ‘Marine One was unable to fly’ and the American president didn’t want to cause an ‘unexpected disruption’ in Paris to force through his motorcade Press Secretary Sarah Sanders insisted weather was too bad for Trump to fly Trump arrived after other world leaders Sunday at the Arc de […]

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John Simpson defends ITV’s Charlene White for not wearing poppy

John Simpson defends ITV news presenter Charlene White for not wearing a poppy on-air insisting she shouldn’t have to ‘conform’ White, 38, stopped wearing the remembrance symbol on-air several years ago She has since received a ‘torrent of racist and sexist abuse’ on social media Veteran BBC world affairs editor Simpson, 74, defended ITV presenter White John Simpson has defended […]

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