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Australian Open - Highlights: Maria Sharapova v Harriet Dart - Australian Australian Open - Highlights: Maria Sharapova v Harriet Dart - Australian
- January 18, 2019

Rafael Nadal has missed a lot of tennis since last September. He was joined in the third round by another kid from the USA who'd never been that far at Melbourne Park, 21-year-old Taylor Fritz, who saved 12 of the 13 break points he faced while dispatching No. (more...)
The Two Players Atletico Madrid Are Prepared To Offer For Morata The Two Players Atletico Madrid Are Prepared To Offer For Morata
- January 18, 2019

There has been no official confirmation yet, but Higuain didn't start against Juventus on Wednesday night. Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata has reached a personal agreement to join Atletico Madrid , says Spanish football expert Guillem Balague. (more...)
Vikings Add Gary Kubiak As Assistant Head Coach, Offensive Adviser Vikings Add Gary Kubiak As Assistant Head Coach, Offensive Adviser
- January 18, 2019

He'll be following his father to Minnesota and re-joining the staff as a quarterbacks coach under offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski. The Bengals will have to remain on the hunt for staff to hire underneath their new head coach. Despite retiring from coaching back in 2016 , former Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak has frequently been mentioned as a candidate for various positions. (more...)
Ex-NFL player beats up man who allegedly peeped in daughter's window Ex-NFL player beats up man who allegedly peeped in daughter's window
- January 17, 2019

According to a Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office probable cause affidavit obtained by the Miami Herald , Beckham was walking to his vehicle when he saw Cassidy crouched in the bushes outside his daughter's window. He is now being held in the Palm Beach County Jail. Records indicate that the 48-year-old has a prior criminal history that includes charges of burglary, theft, attempted receiving of stolen property, and criminal trespass. (more...)
Exactly how tall is Kyler Murray anyway? Exactly how tall is Kyler Murray anyway?
- January 16, 2019

Murray and the A's reportedly agreed to a $5 million contract after taking him with the ninth pick in last June's draft. Murray, who was drafted by Oakland in the first round of the 2018 MLB Draft, was weighing the decision about whether to play football or baseball. (more...)
Solskjaer is disproving Mourinho’s defence-first philosophy at Manchester United Solskjaer is disproving Mourinho’s defence-first philosophy at Manchester United
- January 16, 2019

This is what supporters have been yearning for - away from having a clear blueprint of what United are about, the passion being shown is what supporters really cling on to, and although the defensive aspects still need some work, the attacking fluidity plays to the strengths of the players on the pitch. (more...)
Lampard urges Hudson-Odoi to snub Bayern Munich Lampard urges Hudson-Odoi to snub Bayern Munich
- January 15, 2019

Goal .com reveals that the attacker could follow the footsteps of Jadon Sancho, who dumped Manchester City for Borussia Dortmund to become one of the most productive players in the league at age 18. Betway's Alan Alger said: "Bayern Munich have made no secret of their desire to lure Callum Hudson-Odoi to Germany in January and the odds suggest the move could be on the cards sooner rather than later". (more...)
Manchester City vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers - Football Match Report Manchester City vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers - Football Match Report
- January 15, 2019

I don't talk about players not here, never did and never will". After back-to-back league defeats during the Christmas fixtures, City have now won five matches in a row in all competitions, racking up 24 goals in the process, and look primed to give chase to Juergen Klopp's Liverpool . (more...)
Coutinho to Manchester United: Barcelona to consider offers Coutinho to Manchester United: Barcelona to consider offers
- January 15, 2019

Rumors of Coutinho leaving Barcelona have been widespread in recent days in response to him starting several league matches on the bench. However, Coutinho's penalty didn't stop him from being the target of much of the post-game criticism following an apathetic display in which virtually nothing worked out for the Brazilian. (more...)
Madden 19: Our NFL Divisional Round Sunday simulation results Madden 19: Our NFL Divisional Round Sunday simulation results
- January 14, 2019

The second-year cornerback has become a hugely important player for the Colts the past couple of games and he had a monster game against the Chiefs on Saturday. If you're wondering what channel the Chargers vs. Patriots game is on, and what time the National Football League playoff games start today, we've got you covered. (more...)
Arjen Robben urges Callum Hudson-Odoi to sign for Bayern Munich Arjen Robben urges Callum Hudson-Odoi to sign for Bayern Munich
- January 12, 2019

Despite the potential for scouting players, Sarri says he snubbed last summer's tournament in Russian Federation, and even claimed his current Chelsea side could defeat Gareth Southgate's England. 'Hopefully, we will see more of that. "As you can understand, I cannot tell you where". The German club have made multiple offers for Hudson-Odoi, including one this week of £35m . (more...)
Lebron James Will Miss Another Week Due To Groin Injury Lebron James Will Miss Another Week Due To Groin Injury
- January 12, 2019

The Lakers will play James' former team January 13. But the Greek Freak had 27 points and a career-high 21 boards, playing a more physical and well-rounded game, including strong defense. Over their last five without LeBron, the Lakers have scored just 105.2 points per game. If not - even though the team has other budding stars in Kyle Kuzma and Lonzo Ball - the Lakers could be left out of the playoffs altogether. (more...)
Harrington named European captain for 2020 Ryder Cup Harrington named European captain for 2020 Ryder Cup
- January 11, 2019

But just because it seems like my turn, it's something I thought long and hard about. "I think the standard of golf on the European Tour and the players we have on tour is going to ensure that". "Becoming captain is not something I went into lightly", Harrington said after he was appointed. It is a different element to your career and we know a successful captain is great and a losing captain, it's his fault. (more...)
National champion Clemson preseason favorite already for next season National champion Clemson preseason favorite already for next season
- January 11, 2019

The Anderson University (S.C.) soccer player, who has been dating Clemson's quarterback since early 2016, predicted Lawrence would be a champion two years before he and the Tigers steamrolled Nick Saban's Crimson Tide , 44-16. Clemson receiver, Justyn Ross , had six receptions, 153 yards, and a touchdown. Coaches and fans have long awaited the fall of the Saban dynasty in Tuscaloosa, and many were happy to see Clemson's rout of Alabama . (more...)
Karl-Anthony Towns Shocked By Tom Thibodeau Firing Karl-Anthony Towns Shocked By Tom Thibodeau Firing
- January 11, 2019

Taylor said he was "just looking at the results". "We just lost against a bunch of teams that we're a better team". "I said let's let it go and see how things worked", Taylor said. Thibodeau, 60, led the Timberwolves to the playoffs previous year for the first time since 2004, but are just 19-21 on the season, including 5-15 on the road. (more...)
Djokovic and Halep top seeds at Australian Open Djokovic and Halep top seeds at Australian Open
- January 11, 2019

However, Murray later admitted that the Australian Open could mark the final tournament of his career. "I'm surprised that I'm still at this level, that I'm still in the top 10". The Briton played just 12 matches in 2018 after making a comeback at Queen's in June and he is hoping for a much better run this season, kicking off the year in Brisbane where he lost to Daniil Medvedev in the second round. (more...)
Mike McCarthy has no interest in any other job outside of Jets Mike McCarthy has no interest in any other job outside of Jets
- January 11, 2019

The Jets have hired Adam Gase as head coach. A source confirmed to The Athletic that the 40-year-old will become the 19th head coach in franchise history. In 2013, Gase was promoted to offensive coordinator, a position he held through the 2014 season. Gase followed coach John Fox to Chicago in 2015 to be the Bears' offensive coordinator. (more...)
Carabao Cup match report Manchester City v Burton Albion 09 January 2019 Carabao Cup match report Manchester City v Burton Albion 09 January 2019
- January 10, 2019

It goes without saying that City are overwhelming favourites to make the final once again but you can forgive the visitors and their supporters if they dare to dream. We have a bit of a break now that week to prepare for other competitions.' Clough was pragmatic, revealing he thought the scoreline could have been worse for Burton. (more...)
Cowboys, Colts win National Football League wild-card playoff games Cowboys, Colts win National Football League wild-card playoff games
- January 10, 2019

The argument can be made that the Chargers have the best defense in the playoffs at the moment, but the statistics in the past can't be taken for granted. And at receiver, no Patriots player came close to the kind of production Keenan Allen enjoyed in his sixth season. They shared their story with the team website in early December after Mebane returned to the team following a two-week absence. (more...)
Browns fans react to team hiring Freddie Kitchens over Gregg Williams Browns fans react to team hiring Freddie Kitchens over Gregg Williams
- January 10, 2019

Under his leadership, Mayfield, the No. 1 overall pick in last year's draft, threw 19 of his National Football League rookie record 27 touchdown passes while erasing any doubt that he could be the coveted franchise quarterback that has eluded the Browns for decades. (more...)
Arizona Cardinals interested in former WVU coach Jake Spavital Arizona Cardinals interested in former WVU coach Jake Spavital
- January 10, 2019

A head coach deemed not good enough for maybe the third-best college program in Texas is the splashy hire of the NFL's Arizona Cardinals . The most recent sports headlines delivered to your inbox every morning. The Packers were the only team to interview McDaniels as a head coach candidate this offseason. For the Seahawks' sake, they will be hoping Kingsbury is still the same coach who was sacked after four losing seasons in six years. (more...)
Bruce Arians Named Head Coach Of The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Bruce Arians Named Head Coach Of The Tampa Bay Buccaneers
- January 10, 2019

In 2012 they improved to No. 7 in Bowles' first season and No. 5 in his previous year in Arizona, when he was named the NFL's top assistant prior to taking the head-coach position in NY. Rapoport adds that former New York Jets head coach Todd Bowles is their top target for defensive coordinator. "There is no doubt", Arians said of Winston's role as the Bucs' starter. (more...)
Brendan Rodgers urges Leigh Griffiths to lie low and get better Brendan Rodgers urges Leigh Griffiths to lie low and get better
- January 10, 2019

Weah, who joined the PSG academy in 2014, has had limited opportunities in the first team, making just two league appearances this season and none since August 18. "It is really hard to impose yourself with such great players in front of you". Weah said he "received "a lot of offers" to go on loan this winter, but Celtic was the one that stood out for him". (more...)
Fourth-tier teams prove FA Cup fairytale lives on Fourth-tier teams prove FA Cup fairytale lives on
- January 09, 2019

Earlier, Fulham were up-ended 2-1 by fourth-tier side Oldham . Newport, 13th in League Two, set about Claude Puel's Leicester side with relish and went ahead as Robbie Willmott raced down the right and crossed for centre forward Jamille Matt to glance home a header. (more...)
Ohio State Has Reportedly Poached Another Top Michigan Assistant Ohio State Has Reportedly Poached Another Top Michigan Assistant
- January 09, 2019

The pair will serve as co-defensive coordinators. "I like having a diversity of opinion, but even more I like the expertise and experience that Jeff has in the secondary coupled with the expertise that Greg (Mattison) brings to the front seven". (more...)
Eagles’ Jake Elliott speaks on Bears’ Cody Parkey Eagles’ Jake Elliott speaks on Bears’ Cody Parkey
- January 09, 2019

After re-watching the film from Cody Parkey's dramatic game-winning field goal attempt against the Eagles, the National Football League has decided that the kick will go down as a blocked field goal instead of a miss. What a finish to a insane game. Cody Parkey just can't catch a break. Let's take a closer look at three things that prevented the Bears from advancing in the postseason, and stop pointing the finger at Parkey (at least for now). (more...)
Switzerland Wins 2019 Hopman Cup Switzerland Wins 2019 Hopman Cup
- January 08, 2019

Federer goes for a record third Hopman Cup title when the Swiss team faces either host Australia or Germany in Saturday's final. The Swiss pair wrapped up the tournament decider in the mixed doubles 4-0 1-4 4-3 (5-4) in the most exciting final of the event's 31-year history. (more...)
Real Madrid signs 19-year-old Brahim Diaz Real Madrid signs 19-year-old Brahim Diaz
- January 08, 2019

The Spanish under-21 worldwide is set to sign a six-and-a-half-year deal with the La Liga club ahead of completing a move worth £15.5 million, with the potential for a further £6.5m in add-ons. The deal is part of Madrid president Florentino Perez's stated policy of snapping up the best emerging Spanish talent - with Brahim joining Marco Asensio, Jesus Vallejo, Dani Ceballos and Alvaro Odriozola in the Blancos squad. (more...)
Justin Fields Is Moving On Justin Fields Is Moving On
- January 08, 2019

Both are close and have trained with quarterbacks coach Quincy Avery. Tate Martel and Matthew Baldwin appear to be Fields' strongest competition on the Ohio State depth chart if he is granted immediate eligibility. Fields played in all 12 games, completing 27 of 39 passes for 328 yards with four touchdowns, and running for 266 yards and four touchdowns. Haskins is the school record holder and Big Ten record holder for passing yards and touchdown passes in a single season. (more...)
The Juventus Player Arsenal Want In Return For Aaron Ramsey The Juventus Player Arsenal Want In Return For Aaron Ramsey
- January 08, 2019

Ramsey's current deal with Arsenal expires at the end of the season and the player is set to leave the Emirates, after the Gunners withdrew their offer of a new contract. Arsenal will tackle Blackpool on Saturday evening in the FA Cup fixture. Emery is very curious to strengthen Arsenal back-line. According to SportMediaset , Ramsey has already signed a pre-contract the Bianconeri and will link up with the club next season. (more...)
Faf suspended for final Test against Pakistan Faf suspended for final Test against Pakistan
- January 07, 2019

South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has been suspended for one Test and fined 20 per cent of his match fee after his side were charged with a slow over rate in the nine-wicket second Test victory over Pakistan at Newlands. I have wanted it (the hundred) for a while. "(It is an) unbelievable place to play cricket, with the mountains around and the crowd is fantastic as well. (more...)
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Manchester United keep rolling on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Manchester United keep rolling on
- January 07, 2019

It wasn't United's best performance under Solskjaer but it's another win and the wins keep coming. "Hopefully, he'll be okay for next weekend", Solskjaer said. The Frenchman was on the end of a heavy challenge from Jonjo Shelvey during the 2-0 win at St James' Park on Wednesday and was unable to train before the FA Cup clash with the Championship side. (more...)
4 things to know about the Chargers-Ravens wild card matchup 4 things to know about the Chargers-Ravens wild card matchup
- January 07, 2019

The guys that haven't been there in awhile, they're AFC North Champs. Los Angeles opened the game by putting more defensive backs on the field but selling out to stop the run . As we all know, Arrowhead Stadium hasn't exactly been the toughest place to play over the last 20 years or so in the playoffs, but this year feels different for the Kansas City Chiefs and I'll explain why. (more...)
Five stats to know from James Harden's MVP worthy stretch Five stats to know from James Harden's MVP worthy stretch
- January 07, 2019

James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets handles the ball during the game against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game Four during the Western Conference Quarterfinals of the 2017 NBA Playoffs on April 23, 2017 at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (more...)
Santiago Solari wants to keep Isco at Real Madrid Santiago Solari wants to keep Isco at Real Madrid
- January 05, 2019

Gareth Bale does not have the ability to lead Real Madrid in the same way that Cristiano Ronaldo did, according to club legend Predrag Mijatovic. Solari explained after the match that Modric was not fully fit and it was always his plan to withdraw the Ballon d'Or victor. "We had the victory in our hand and wanted to kill the game", Solari said, as per ESPN FC . (more...)
Kawhi Leonard and Gregg Popovich shared a special moment after final whistle Kawhi Leonard and Gregg Popovich shared a special moment after final whistle
- January 05, 2019

No, not at all. Asked about the possibility that Leonard could be booed by Spurs fans, Popovich said he hoped the former NBA Finals MVP would be given an easy ride. He ultimately forced the trade that sent him and Danny Green to the Toronto Raptors for a package headlined by DeRozan. Thursday night was a big game for DeRozan as it marked the first time in his 10-season career he ever faced the Raptors , the team that originally drafted him ninth overall in 2009. (more...)
Sarri hints at the need for Chelsea to sign attackers in January Sarri hints at the need for Chelsea to sign attackers in January
- January 05, 2019

The Premier League side could, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport , use the Bakayoko deal to try and lower the asking price on Kessie, but it would still apparently be €40-50m even with the former Monaco man thrown in. Morata has played so badly this season that Sarri had used Belgian winger Eden Hazard in the central forward's role recently rather than turn to the Spaniard, who had managed only seven goals this term and none in the league since 4 November. (more...)
Arsenal manager Emery: I'm taking senior players to Blackpool Arsenal manager Emery: I'm taking senior players to Blackpool
- January 05, 2019

As of the start of this month, Ramsey is able to negotiate and sign a pre-contract agreement with a foreign club. Given Ramsey's experience of playing in the Champions League and the Premier League, it's little surprise that some top European clubs have been linked with a swoop to sign the 27-year-old. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp fumes over Vincent Kompany foul on Mohamed Salah Jurgen Klopp fumes over Vincent Kompany foul on Mohamed Salah
- January 05, 2019

We can play better. Stones, however, recovered to clear, with television replays showing only millimetres of the ball were not over the goal line. "It's still in Liverpool's hands, but our performance was beyond anything else I've ever witnessed", City captain Vincent Kompany said. (more...)
India have dominated Australia ever since the start of Border-Gavaskar Trophy India have dominated Australia ever since the start of Border-Gavaskar Trophy
- January 03, 2019

Fast bowler Ishant Sharma and offie R Ashwin are injured and Rohit Sharma is away after his wife gave birth to their daughter. "He is very important for sure". "You can't really predict an injury when it happens, you can just manage it", he added. "I think it [Ashwin's absence] does make you alter your plans a little bit throughout the course of a series". (more...)
City looks to halt Liverpool's march to Premier League title City looks to halt Liverpool's march to Premier League title
- January 03, 2019

Ahead of Thursday's mouth-watering showdown between Manchester City and Liverpool , Sports Mole selects its strongest combined XI from both squads. What we think about is 54 points - unbelievable, to be honest. But despite Liverpool's unbeaten start to the league campaign and their seven-point advantage at the summit, Klopp is adamant City remain the best. (more...)
Antonio Brown Skipped Practice Most of Last Week After Dispute With Teammate Antonio Brown Skipped Practice Most of Last Week After Dispute With Teammate
- January 03, 2019

As any 49ers fan knows, the greatest of all time is Hall of Fame wide receiver Jerry Rice, who joined 95.7 The Game on Wednesday morning and discussed Brown's new accessory. They would get out from under the last two seasons with a trade, but in 2019 eat almost $20 million in dead cap space with a move. Tomlin said that "it became hard to communicate" with Brown on Friday evening and Saturday. (more...)
Spurs back up to second after easy win in Cardiff Spurs back up to second after easy win in Cardiff
- January 03, 2019

Spurs were ahead with less than three minutes gone as Cardiff made a complete mess of defending a Kieran Trippier cross and the ball bounced into the net off Kane's shin. Spurs are six points behind leaders Liverpool and a point better off than City, having played a game more than their two rivals. 'Us and Everton, we were the two teams who suffered the most hard fixtures in that period, ' Pochettino said after Tottenham's fourth game in 10 days. (more...)
Cleveland Browns Can’t Spoil Baltimore Ravens AFC North Title Party Cleveland Browns Can’t Spoil Baltimore Ravens AFC North Title Party
- January 02, 2019

The Browns took a major risk drafting the prolific, but undersized, quarterback from Oklahoma first overall, but they clearly don't have many reasons to think they made a mistake so far. The Ravens rushed for 296-yards as a team. Two rushing touchdowns very well should've been four if it weren't for a ball that came inches away from the goal line and a very questionable holding call on Maxx Williams . (more...)
Keys To Victory Revisited: Notre Dame Offense vs. Clemson Keys To Victory Revisited: Notre Dame Offense vs. Clemson
- January 02, 2019

The Crimson Tide will be going for their sixth national championship in Saban's 12 seasons. That was also where they got their last major postseason victory, with wins over Texas A&M to cap the 1992 and 1993 seasons. With Love out of the game, Lawrence threw a 52-yard touchdown to fellow freshman Justyn Ross , who shed Vaughn near the 20 and got into the end zone after getting by another defender. (more...)
Serena Williams calls Roger Federer ‘Superman’ on handling twins Serena Williams calls Roger Federer ‘Superman’ on handling twins
- January 02, 2019

Federer and playing partner Belinda Bencic overcame Williams and Frances Tiafoe in the Fast4 format in front of a 14,000 capacity crowd. "Thank you for making it possible", 20-times Grand Slam victor Federer , who is gearing up to defend his Australian Open title this month, said . (more...)
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin accepts Pittsburgh’s fate after Ravens’ win over Browns Steelers coach Mike Tomlin accepts Pittsburgh’s fate after Ravens’ win over Browns
- January 01, 2019

The 2018 Steelers weren't particularly fastidious when it came to protecting the football, but they were downright inept when it came to mitigating their turnovers with takeaways. We stand by our work. The NFL Injury Report for Week 17 has a lot of big names that could miss some pretty important games. The Steelers did manage to narrowly avoid disaster and beat the lowly Bengals , but it was too little, too late. (more...)
Why Liverpool will not win the Premier League this season Why Liverpool will not win the Premier League this season
- January 01, 2019

City have won just one of their last eight games against Liverpool in all competitions, and missed the chance to take all three points from Anfield in October when Riyad Mahrez missed a late penalty in a 0-0 draw. They look, as City did last season, like a team that opponents fear. Sometimes you need to realise that wanting to do well is not enough. They were very hard to beat. (more...)
Liverpool won't move for Pulisic and Solanke medical with Palace complete Liverpool won't move for Pulisic and Solanke medical with Palace complete
- January 01, 2019

Pedro and Callum Hudson-Odoi were unavailable because of hamstring problems and three midfielders - Cesc Fabregas, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and the out of favour Danny Drinkwater - all picked up injuries on the eve of the match. "We played against a unsafe opponent so we had to have possession, we played well in the first 45 minutes and even better in the second half, the only thing I didn't like is that we didn't kill the match off", added the Italian. (more...)
Bayern and Dortmund ready to battle for Callum Hudson-Odoi Bayern and Dortmund ready to battle for Callum Hudson-Odoi
- December 31, 2018

Watford's goalkeeper barged Hazard to the floor in the 58th minute and the Belgian made no mistake from the penalty spot. Hudson-Odoi made his debut for Chelsea in January 2018 when he came on as a substitute in an FA Cup over Newcastle. (more...)