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Australian Open: Ash Barty beats Daria Gavrilova to reach Sydney International final Australian Open: Ash Barty beats Daria Gavrilova to reach Sydney International final
- January 15, 2018

De Minaur has a wildcard entry to the Australian Open , where he'll open against 19th-seeded Tomas Berdych, the 2010 Wimbledon finalist and a two-time semifinalist at Melbourne Park. "What she's achieved in her career, the accolades she's had, you can't do anything but respect her". Should Kerber and Sharapova both win their opening two matches, they will square off in a mouth-watering third-round clash made all the more spicy by recent tension between the pair. (more...)
Eagles advance to the NFC title game Eagles advance to the NFC title game
- January 15, 2018

When Matt Ryan's final pass sailed over Julio Jones' head and through his hands in the end zone, top-seeded Philadelphia could celebrate its first playoff victory since the 2008 season. "Damn right", Quinn said after the game when asked if he felt confident in Ryan on that fourth down. Quinn said he'll evaluate Sarkisian just like they evaluate all phases and coaches. (more...)
Daniel Levy discusses the futures of Tottenham stars Daniel Levy discusses the futures of Tottenham stars
- January 15, 2018

Though, Levy has explained that every single player that the club wants to keep hold of will remain at the club. The England captain moved past Teddy Sheringham , who netted 97 goals for the North London club. Spurs turned down the chance to bid for Ross Barkley in the hope better players will be available in the summer and Levy has hinted this policy could continue amid a "difficult" period to recruit new players. (more...)
Liverpool end Manchester City run in Anfield thriller Liverpool end Manchester City run in Anfield thriller
- January 15, 2018

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain gave the home side the lead after just nine minutes with a stunning strike which set the tone for the remainder of the game. Salah, Firmino and Mane had the City defence tied up in knots at times and mistakes by Stones, Otamendi and Ederson led directly to three of the home side's four goals. (more...)
Wenger struggles for answers after Wenger struggles for answers after "very frustrating" Bournemouth loss
- January 15, 2018

Arsenal's lack of attacking threat is a bigger concern than team spirit for manager Arsene Wenger . There were a couple of chances for either side in the opening exchanges, with Ainsley Maitland-Niles coming closest in the eighth minute - hitting the crossbar after a cross from Alexandre Lacazette fell to him. (more...)
Espanyol boss Quique Sanchez Flores turns down move to Stoke City Espanyol boss Quique Sanchez Flores turns down move to Stoke City
- January 14, 2018

The La Liga expert tweeted recently about the future of the former Watford manager, and clearly stated that the Spanish boss will not become the next Potters boss and that he will remain as Espanyol manager. Stoke City have sacked their Welsh manager, Mark Hughes , after poor results this season in the league. "Keane will nearly certainly join O'Neill at the Bet365 Stadium if Stoke can agree terms with them". (more...)
Only thing Paul Scholes does is criticise, says Mourinho Only thing Paul Scholes does is criticise, says Mourinho
- January 14, 2018

However, Mourinho apparently doesn't trust any of these players and is starting to have a rocky relationship with them, particularly Scholes after his comments as a pundit. For too long, United have found themselves burdened and even dictated by the say-so of Scholes, Ryan Giggs and the Neville brothers, but the tables may finally be turning with the former Chelsea boss. (more...)
Saints WR Brandon Coleman to miss playoff game vs Vikings Saints WR Brandon Coleman to miss playoff game vs Vikings
- January 14, 2018

With all that said the oddsmakers are favoring the Vikings in this one, largely do to their defense which ranked first in total yards and points allowed. Minnesota's defense is elite in all three levels. New Orleans had just eight possessions in the first meeting and that didn't work out well. If the Vikings defensive front holds, they could force Brees to get away from the balanced approach and revert back to the pass-heavy offensive play-calling the Saints are known for. (more...)
Truth & Lies: The Tonya Harding Story Truth & Lies: The Tonya Harding Story
- January 13, 2018

During an interview this week with Piers Morgan on " Good Morning Britain ", Harding seemed on the verge of ending the segment after Morgan said the real victim was Kerrigan, not Harding. Harding has long denied knowledge of the incident, but said in the lead-up to the film that she had an inkling something was being plotted. Golden admitted to using a hairbrush to "spank" Harding at a competition, but denied she was habitually abusive toward Harding. (more...)
Texas A&M Women's Basketball: Carter Named To Wooden Award Midseason Top 25 Texas A&M Women's Basketball: Carter Named To Wooden Award Midseason Top 25
- January 13, 2018

The outstanding OU freshman is one of 25 players named to the midseason candidate list for the prestigious annual award. Players must have a 2.0 grade-point average to be considered. Young has been named the Big 12 Player of the Week on November 13, Nov. 27, December 18, Dec. 27 and January 1. Carter is averaging 20.8 points and 5.2 assists for the Aggies. (more...)
Alabama's Minkah Fitzpatrick, Ronnie Harrison declare for 2018 NFL Draft Alabama's Minkah Fitzpatrick, Ronnie Harrison declare for 2018 NFL Draft
- January 12, 2018

Matt Zenitz of AL.com first reported Harris' return to the Crimson Tide , which defeated Georgia on Monday night for the College Football Playoff National Championship . ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. has him as the No. 1 draft-eligible wideout. Just the third-ever victor of both the Jim Thorpe and Bednarik Awards in the same season-joining Charles Woodson and Patrick Peterson-Fitzpatrick is expected to be off the board in the first 10 picks of April's NFL Draft. (more...)
Signs pointing to Matt Patricia as Giants coach Signs pointing to Matt Patricia as Giants coach
- January 11, 2018

Bottom line is no one really knows until the Patriots are eliminated from the playoffs and offers can be extended. Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia will likely be an National Football League head coach next season, but it remains to be seen exactly where. (more...)
Eliot Wolf Reportedly Named Browns' Assistant GM After Leaving Packers Eliot Wolf Reportedly Named Browns' Assistant GM After Leaving Packers
- January 11, 2018

CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora reports that the Browns have hired Wolf as assistant general manager on a four-year deal. "My goal is to find the right person and general manager who will be able to get us back to where we all think we should be and that's winning Super Bowls", team president Mark Murphy, who led the search, said last week. (more...)
Gerrit Cole trade to the Houston Astros is 'imminent' Gerrit Cole trade to the Houston Astros is 'imminent'
- January 11, 2018

If the Yankees really want Gerrit Cole , it may not be too late: The Astros GM said that a deal for the Pirates righthander isn't "imminent", despite previous reports saying one was almost done. Cole, 27, pitched to a 12-12 record with a 4.26 ERA and 1.25 WHIP in 33 starts last season. Cole's best season was in 2015, when he was named a MLB All-Star player, and the National League Pitcher of the Month in April. (more...)
West Ham considering Coquelin & Elneny West Ham considering Coquelin & Elneny
- January 11, 2018

The 26-year-old prepares to move to Spain after rejecting interest from Premier League clubs West Ham United and Crystal Palace . According to French radio station RMC , Coquelin has now signed off on a contract offer from Valencia and is happy to move. (more...)
Jon Gruden never wanted to leave Oakland Raiders; now he is back Jon Gruden never wanted to leave Oakland Raiders; now he is back
- January 10, 2018

Gruden was traded to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers before the 2002 season and at the end of his first year defeated the Raiders in Super Bowl 37. The Oakland Raiders made waves across the National Football League on Tuesday when they announced Jon Gruden as their new head coach during a press conference, but it appears they may not be done. (more...)
National Football League investigating Panthers again for potential violation of concussion protocol National Football League investigating Panthers again for potential violation of concussion protocol
- January 09, 2018

With eight minutes and 26 seconds left in the NFC wild-card playoff game against the New Orleans Saints , Newton went down after a hit by Saints backup defensive tackle David Onyemata. The organisation stipulates that any player suspected of having concussion must be evaluated in the dressing room. "I thought maybe somebody had stuck their finger in my eye, but I've got on a visor, so that couldn't happen". (more...)
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport: Packers hire Brian Gutekunst as new GM NFL Network's Ian Rapoport: Packers hire Brian Gutekunst as new GM
- January 08, 2018

Thompson had been the team's GM since 2005 and will assume a role of senior advisor to football operations. Stay with News 3 and Channel 3000 for updates to this story . NFL rules allow for teams to deny permission for employees to interview for what are considered lateral moves and a league source confirmed on Saturday that Seattle denied Green Bay the right to talk to Schneider. (more...)
LaVar Ball says Lakers 'don't want to play' for Luke Walton
- January 08, 2018

Despite the fact that he said he didn't have a problem with his coaching earlier this season, he clearly does. "In exchange for that, they should back up the coaches", Carlisle said. The rough stretch Walton is referring to was a nightmarish end to December featuring games against the best teams in the National Basketball Association without break. (more...)
Kane brace fires Tottenham past AFC Wimbledon Kane brace fires Tottenham past AFC Wimbledon
- January 08, 2018

Then the player needs to choose to stay here. "Only a few players can stay at a club their whole career and Kane can be someone like that". 'Liverpool is one of the best clubs in history, in the world, and look when Coutinho or a player like Coutinho wants to leave, how hard it is to keep your best player. (more...)
Jaguars defeat Bills 10-3
- January 08, 2018

Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor goes into this matchup having finished the regular season with only four interceptions, but he's up against one of the best defenses in the league. He was 6-of-15 passing for 33 yards. If Leonard Fournette is gaining yards in chunks, Bortles won't have to do much and that was the recipe for success this year in Jacksonville. (more...)
FA Cup Report: Norwich City v Chelsea 06 January 2018 FA Cup Report: Norwich City v Chelsea 06 January 2018
- January 07, 2018

Conte admitted: "For sure there is a bit of disappointment because we have another match in a schedule that is so busy". A second-half revival by Chelsea after a lethargic first half by one of the most expensively assembled teams in the land - even if it was essentially the second string - was not enough to deny Norwich City a replay back at Stamford Bridge. (more...)
Falcons Hang On Against the Rams for a Tough Playoff Win
- January 07, 2018

Gurley's had an MVP-caliber season. The Falcons are back for their first postseaon game since that memorable Super Bowl loss. So the Falcons' best chance of success against the Rams was to take him out of the game as much as possible and force Jared Goff to make throws to win it. (more...)
AFC wild-card preview: How the Titans can beat the Chiefs
- January 07, 2018

Titans coach Mike Mularkey expected he may have been fighting for his job during last weekend's regular season finale. The Titans went for two, and safety Daniel Sorensen had ahold of Marcus Mariota as he scrambled. The drive stalling gave the Chiefs the ball back with a little under two minutes left. Alex Smith connected with tight end Travis Kelce for a 13-yard touchdown pass with 2:15 left in the first quarter. (more...)
Jon Gruden still won't say he's the next Raiders head coach Jon Gruden still won't say he's the next Raiders head coach
- January 07, 2018

The Raiders fired Jack Del Rio following the end of a disappointing six-win season. According to Jim Trotter of ESPN , the Packers requested an interview with Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie , but McKenzie declined. The NFL club took to Twitter on Saturday afternoon to offer its former coach a 'welcome back'. JOE GIBBS: Gibbs won three Super Bowl titles with three separate quarterbacks during a 12-year run in Washington. (more...)
Jesse Lingard Leads Manchester United to FA Cup Win vs. Derby County Jesse Lingard Leads Manchester United to FA Cup Win vs. Derby County
- January 06, 2018

Pogba was off target with a ninth-minute curler while Rashford was similarly wide from an ambitious effort with 17 minutes on the clock. On the other hand, the Rams are now unbeaten in their last seven matches and are second in the Championship with a fine shot of getting a chance to coming back to the Premier League . (more...)
Jon Gruden to be named coach of Oakland Raiders Jon Gruden to be named coach of Oakland Raiders
- January 06, 2018

Gruden spent four years as coach for the Raiders before being dealt to Tampa Bay, where he beat Oakland in the Super Bowl following his first season in 2002. Bisaccia was the special teams coordinator for all seven seasons Gruden was Tampa Bay's head coach. Both the league and the Fritz Pollard Alliance, the diversity group that works closely with the NFL on its minority hiring practices, say the Raiders complied with the rule. (more...)
Serena Williams Withdraws from Australian Open Due to Fitness Concerns Serena Williams Withdraws from Australian Open Due to Fitness Concerns
- January 06, 2018

There were encouraging signs for Williams as she fell to Jelena Ostapenko in a tight exhibition match in Abu Dhabi last week , though the news today that she will not be in action ahead of the Australian Open suggests she may not be ready for a full return to tour. (more...)
Salah wins CAF African Footballer of the Year ahead of Mane, Aubameyang Salah wins CAF African Footballer of the Year ahead of Mane, Aubameyang
- January 06, 2018

That is because the Egyptian star was awarded the 2017 African Player of the Year trophy this evening. The 25 year old has now made it two out of two continental honours having also won the BBC African player of the year award. Salah was brilliant all year for Egypt, Roma and has continued to impress after joining Liverpool in the summer. "We are close friends and we help each other to reach the best for us and the team". (more...)
Moorhead native Borgen selected to US Olympic hockey team Moorhead native Borgen selected to US Olympic hockey team
- January 02, 2018

Pfalzer, who starred at Boston College, is also no stranger to worldwide play. A senior US official has cast doubt over whether USA athletes will able to compete at the 2018 Winter Olympics in amid heightened tensions with the. Henrik Lundqvist , who has been in goal for all four of the wins, stopped 31 shots to help the Rangers improve to 6-2-3 in their last 11 overall. Morin, Boston College defenseman Cayla Barnes and former BC forward Haley Skarupa were added to the roster, which meant ... (more...)
Bears likely ousting John Fox at end of season, report says Bears likely ousting John Fox at end of season, report says
- January 01, 2018

The real excitement is about to start. Minnesota coach Mike Zimmer says rookie center Pat Elflein will miss Sunday's game against Chicago because of a shoulder injury, his second missed start of the season. He'd get his second about 15 minutes later after the Bears extended another drive with a dumb third-down penalty - this one, Marcus Cooper's illegal contact flag. (more...)
Kevin De Bruyne injured as late penalty save preserves City's unbeaten run Kevin De Bruyne injured as late penalty save preserves City's unbeaten run
- January 01, 2018

In the game, City also saw their key man Kevin De Bruyne stretchered off following an ugly challenge by Palace substitute Jason Puncheon . Palace earned a penalty in stoppage time when Raheem Sterling brought down Wilfried Zaha but the normally reliable Luka Milivojevic had his spot kick saved by Ederson . (more...)
Everton interested in signing Cenk Tosun from Besiktas Everton interested in signing Cenk Tosun from Besiktas
- December 31, 2017

Tosun has scored 12 goals for Besiktas this season and helped the side qualify for the last 16 of the Champions League where they were drawn to play Bayern Munich. When Allardyce was asked whether interest in the 26-year-old was genuine on Friday, he replied: "Him and many others". Despite making two appearances for Germany's Under-21 side, Tosun opted to play for Turkey at global level and has eight goals from his 24 caps. (more...)
Dana White on Why Georges St-Pierre Dana White on Why Georges St-Pierre "Ain't Fighting" Conor McGregor…
- December 29, 2017

McGregor is by far the biggest draw in the history of the sport, while St-Pierre has routinely pulled in gaudy numbers on pay-per-view and at the box office every time he fights. "We both knew what was going on", White said about St-Pierre's future when speaking to ESPN on Wednesday. And I still don't, listen, you guys know I was here. (more...)
New York Giants place S Landon Collins on season-ending injured reserve New York Giants place S Landon Collins on season-ending injured reserve
- December 28, 2017

The Giants suspended former Ohio State cornerback Eli Apple on Wednesday for "conduct detrimental to the team ". Collins' comments came during an interview on ESPN radio on Tuesday when he was asked if any changes needed to be made to the Giants' secondary. (more...)
Disappointed With Myself - Liverpool Star Self-Critical As Reds Crush Swansea City Disappointed With Myself - Liverpool Star Self-Critical As Reds Crush Swansea City
- December 27, 2017

Young full back Trent Alexander-Arnold added the third, Firmino grabbed a second with a calm finish and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain completed the rout. " In the first half we did OK and we stepped it up in the second half ". 'I want to defend first of all because that is the basis for everything. 'The goals (against Arsenal) came because we let them cross, it happens in a football game. (more...)
Mauricio Pellegrino resigned to losing defender Virgil van Dijk Mauricio Pellegrino resigned to losing defender Virgil van Dijk
- December 27, 2017

Mary's. Liverpool were hot on the trail over Van Dijk in the summer, before Saints threatened to report them to the Premier League over an alleged illegal approach for the centre-back. Manager Mauricio Pellegrino said he was fit for selection on Saturday but has made a decision to leave him out once again amid speculation van Dijk wants to leave the St Mary's Stadium in the January transfer window . (more...)
Josh Rosen wants to play for Giants, not Browns Josh Rosen wants to play for Giants, not Browns
- December 26, 2017

Rosen is in concussion protocol and will sit out the Cactus Bowl under doctor's orders , Sports Illustrated reported Saturday night. The choice would seem to be between another year as a hero in sunny southern California versus moving to northern OH and becoming another in a long line of cursed quarterbacks. (more...)
Patriots Benefit From Another Overturned TD With Controversial Play Against Bills Patriots Benefit From Another Overturned TD With Controversial Play Against Bills
- December 25, 2017

Replays showed Benjamin had both feet in bounds but camera angles were inconclusive about whether Benjamin, who initially caught the pass with only his right hand, had full control of the ball when he was in bounds. "Regarding the Buffalo no touchdown, nothing more irritating to an official than to make a great call and then someone in a suit in an office in NY incorrectly reverses it", he posted on Twitter. (more...)
Thomas Lemar 'would prefer' to join Liverpool Thomas Lemar 'would prefer' to join Liverpool
- December 25, 2017

The Monaco winger was linked with Arsenal and Liverpool in August. The news this week suggests that their rivals Manchester United have now registered an interest in acquiring the French global, according to the Manchester Evening News . (more...)
One in custody, no injuries after incident at Lambeau One in custody, no injuries after incident at Lambeau
- December 23, 2017

He was sacked after an incident on December 3 in which he got into a physical fight with another food service employee. Smith said initial calls to police suggested there was an active shooter on the scene, but no weapons have been found and the public is in no danger. (more...)
Carabao Cup Semis: Chelsea Face Arsenal, City Play Bristol Carabao Cup Semis: Chelsea Face Arsenal, City Play Bristol
- December 23, 2017

But the scoreline remained that way throughout the second-half as the visitors pushed for an equaliser. Eddie Howe's side thought they had forced extra time when Dan Gosling scored a stunning strike from the edge of the area in the 90th minute, but just a minute after, Morata was found by Hazard in the box and netted his 11th goal of the season. (more...)
How to Watch Arsenal vs. Liverpool How to Watch Arsenal vs. Liverpool
- December 23, 2017

Despite Jordan Henderson limping off early and Arsenal's pressing high up the pitch, the visitors had the better of the opening exchanges and Coutinho bent a curling effort narrowly wide. - Salah claims goal No.21 of campaign just after half-time. However, only a minute later Alexis Sanchez gave the Gunners an immediate lifeline by heading home a lovely whipped cross from Hector Bellerin. (more...)
Orioles All-Star closer Zach Britton suffers ruptured Achilles Orioles All-Star closer Zach Britton suffers ruptured Achilles
- December 22, 2017

Despite an injury-riddled season, however, Britton was still recognized as one of the elite closers in the game heading into the offseason. "Last year [being on the disabled list was disappointing], but those were minor things". If a team was looking to trade for a closer, he's the man now. Britton had 15 saves and a 2.89 earned-run average with the Orioles this past season. (more...)
Reporter Questions Bill Belichick About Tom Brady's Shady Trainer Reporter Questions Bill Belichick About Tom Brady's Shady Trainer
- December 21, 2017

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is playing as well as ever at age 40, and he credits his friend/business partner/personal trainer Alex Guerrero for much of his longevity. However, Brady sidestepped the question when asked about Guerrero's absence during their Pittsburgh road trip [VIDEO ]. Guerrero has been cited in the past by federal regulators for his alternative medical treatments. (more...)
Boca Raton Bowl 2017, Lane Kiffin's FAU vs. Akron Boca Raton Bowl 2017, Lane Kiffin's FAU vs. Akron
- December 20, 2017

Financial terms for the additional years are still being negotiated. From Lane Kiffin turning into the ultimate Twitter troll, to the offense that can't be stopped, to a charged-up school that hasn't known any real success in its short history, everything about the first year under the new coach has been a blast. (more...)
Why Braun Strowman won't face Brock Lesnar one-on-one at the Royal Rumble Why Braun Strowman won't face Brock Lesnar one-on-one at the Royal Rumble
- December 19, 2017

Out of all the women now employed by WWE , there is no one who has been portrayed as strong as Asuka. This year, WWE created the first-ever women's tournament, Mae Young Classic , which included 32 of the top female competitors from 16 countries, underscoring the breadth and global diversity of women in sports entertainment. (more...)
Close butt inspection turns into TD: 'I'm looking at the cheeks' Close butt inspection turns into TD: 'I'm looking at the cheeks'
- December 18, 2017

WR Randall Cobb: He caught seven passes for 84 yards, and his 33-yard, catch-and-run touchdown in the second quarter gave the Packers the lead going into the half. With an Atlanta Falcons win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday night, Green Bay will be officially eliminated with the playoffs. The first of Rodgers's trio of picks was the most understandable one. (more...)
Klopp wants more consistency from Liverpool players Klopp wants more consistency from Liverpool players
- December 18, 2017

He gives us his all every game and that's all you can ask of him. He also expressed that he didn't like the name, "Fab Four" - a term that has started being used to describe the quarter of Salah , Coutinho, Mane and Firmino, and a link to the city's Beatles connections. (more...)
Kaka retires from football Kaka retires from football
- December 18, 2017

I wanted to thank you so much for your football, for our 17 years of friendship and for joining me in Orlando. He also won the 2002 World Cup with Brazil, who he was capped for 92 times from 2002 to 2016, and the Ballon d'Or as best player in the world in 2007. (more...)