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McIlroy Happy With Return In Abu Dhabi

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The Englishman had trailed overnight leaders Ross Fisher and Thomas Pieters by two strokes going into the final 18 holes and was five back at the turn on Sunday. Fisher, 37, got off to a fast start when he made an eagle from 45 feet on the par-5 second hole and added two more birdies in his front nine. "I'm really happy how I played this week", McIlroy told reporters afterward. Read More »

Chelsea express interest in Burnley's Ashley Barnes

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Last season's golden boot victor in Serie A with 29 goals, the former Manchester City striker is seeking certain guarantees over his play-time should he make a Premier League return. Apart from these men, Chelsea has recently been linked with Burnley's Ashley Barnes and a loan move, for out of favour Leicester striker Islam Slimani. Read More »

Jurgen Klopp has denied Liverpool's interest in Premier League superstar

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Find out by following our live matchcast. But there was a lack of intensity about much of Liverpool's play, even if Swansea goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski had to bravely block at the feet of Sadio Mane in the eighth minute. With so little defending to do, Van Dijk's presence was felt at the other end and he nearly repeated his FA Cup goal against Everton when he glanced Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's corner narrowly wide. Read More »

Mkhitaryan makes move to Arsenal

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The 29-year-old forward opted to move to Jose Mourinho's Red Devils, where he will earn a wage upwards of £350,000 per week plus bonuses, after a long-touted move to Manchester City fell through. "He creates chances, he defends well, he can absorb distances and he's very committed as well", Wenger said. He finished last season by scoring an acrobatic goal in United's 2-0 win over Ajax in the Europa League final in Stockholm and began this season well, too, setting up five goals in his ... Read More »

Harry Kane nets 99th league goal as Spurs are held by Southampton

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Son Heung-Min played a fringe part before giving way to Erik Lamela , who entered proceedings in the 70th minute. The Saints needed a win in order to haul themselves out of the drop zone, while Spurs knew that a win would allow them to snatch fourth spot from Liverpool ahead of the Reds' Monday night game . Read More »

As expected: Maria Sharapova advances at Australian Open

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Yes, Sharapova can get better. American former Grand Slam winners Chris Evert and Tracy Austin praised both players after the match. Sharapova is Russia's most decorated tennis player, having won a total of five Grand Slam tournaments, namely the Australian Open in 2008, the French Open in 2012 and 2014, Wimbledon in 2004 and the US Open in 2006. Read More »

India must be hard on themselves: Kohli

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Not only do they treat their driver (Ronnie Moodley) with respect and welcome him to be a part of the team, they are the ones who ensure that I get my water bottles and cool drinks when we (Roonie and me) are waiting out in the sun as the team plays in the middle. Read More »

The Rockets are seriously a threat to the Warriors

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Durant put in a jumper over Gordon to pull the Warriors within one, but Tucker sank a jumper in the lane. Paul hasn't forgotten them, and he fired a shot at the haters shortly after Saturday night's win. More times than not, he proves to be the difference-maker. Clint Capella chipped in 18. Paul led the Rockets with 33 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists. Read More »

Troops with USO Center access can watch National Football League title games

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The network airs American radio and television programming in Europe and other locations outside the U.S. The American Forces Network, which broadcasts American radio and television programming in Europe and other locations outside the USA, put a message on Facebook Saturday saying its services are not available due to the federal government shutdown . Read More »

Mary Lou McDonald confirmed as Sinn Féin president-elect at party meeting

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She added; "I never thought come February 10 I would be the boss man!" Ms McDonald had criticised Mr McElduff but described the three-month suspension handed down by the party as "appropriate and proportionate". A fourth attempt to end the impasse is due to begin on Wednesday. In his speech, Mr Adams stated that "it is not in the interests of the vast majority of citizens that political parties should retreat to our trenches and hunker down comfortably in the certainty of our respective ... Read More »

Blood, goals for Ronaldo as Madrid scores 7 to end poor run

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He was attended on the field for a while and could not continue as blood spilled over his face. Looking like a prize-fighter rather than a prize-winning forward, Ronaldo was led from the field by Madrid's doctor and borrowed a phone that seemingly belonged to the medic to inspect the damage - surely an act more concerned with surgery than selfies. Read More »

Derrick Lewis Trolls Francis Ngannou After Loss To Stipe Miocic

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Miocic and Ngannou shake hands after the fight. The main event features Stipe Miocic (17-2) defending the UFC heavyweight championship against No. "And I don't know if I can put myself through that again". "He hits hard, just like any heavyweight did, but I felt good, hit him with some good shots, and then, once I got that takedown, I knew it was going to take time". Read More »

LaFleur Interviews for Titans Head Coach

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Vrabel was drafted out of Ohio State in the third round with the 91st overall pick by the Pittsburgh Steelers. Vrabel was a staple of the defenses that led New England to victory before Brady established his dominance. Vrabel will be tasked with finding an offensive coordinator who can develop quarterback Marcus Mariota, whom the team feels hasn't lived up to his full potential. Read More »

Australian Open: Rafael Nadal rolls Damir Dzumhur to reach fourth round

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The Russian star who missed the Australian Open previous year because of a doping suspension, cruised past Latvian 14th seed Anastasija Sevastova 6-1 7-6 (4) at Rod Laver Arena . "I don't know if it's elite", he said. Briton Johanna Konta, ranked 10th in the world, crashed out to world number 123 Bernarda Pera in the second round, with the American winning 6-4 7-5 defeat. Read More »

Rooney tempted me to move to Everton: Walcott

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West Brom ended their 20 game winless run in the Premier League last time out against Brighton - they've not won back-to-back games in the competition since their opening two of this season. Despite Everton's lengthy injury list being reduced, Allardyce still has a reduced choice in defence with Leighton Baines (calf) Michael Keane (foot) Funes Mori (knee) and Seamus Coleman (leg) all still unavailable. Read More »

Paul Merson states his prediction for Brighton v Chelsea

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The victor was scored by current Brighton player Glenn Murray. They've not gone three away games without a win in the Premier League under Antonio Conte . We don't expect to see too many goals in this fixture, and thus we are backing less than 2.5 goals in the game as our prediction. Pedro then received his second yellow card of the evening for a reckless challenge, before substitute Alvaro Morata was remarkably shown two yellows in the space of a minute; given his marching orders for ... Read More »

Arsenal now facing attacker crisis against Crystal Palace

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This is the Premier League match between Arsenal and Crystal Palace - a London derby that sees sixth face 12th. Wenger's problems have thrust his future into the spotlight, with fans once again calling for the Frenchman to resign after 14 years without a league title. Read More »

Edin Dzeko's agent confirms there has been no bid from Chelsea

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I've no information to that effect", he told romagiallorossa.it when asked about the reported interest. 'Look, every time we talk about Dzeko the names of clubs like Chelsea, Chinese clubs, Mexican clubs come up. Antonio Conte has always been searching for a left-back to battle with Marcos Alonso for a starting spot, and he is now ready to sanction a loan move away for the club's current back-up player Kenedy. Read More »

Shark Week network chimes in on Trump's shark hate

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But now, there's been a new and interesting (albeit pretty gross) development in the reveal that Trump apparently likes to be spanked. In an editor's note attached to the interview, In Touch said it had subjected Clifford to a polygraph test, which she passed. Read More »

Chelsea turn to Roma striker Edin Dzeko

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Now the two clubs are talking, so we will see if they reach a positive conclusion. A transfer is very likely at this stage. Maybe that's why the agent has ruled out going to Roma to speak to club and player: "I have no plans to come to Italy, at least immediately, we are waiting". Read More »

Skipper Du Plessis lauds 'special' Proteas performance

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Du Plessis says the never-say-die attitude from his players in hard conditions was particularly pleasing, along with the collective team effort from both the batsmen and bowlers and in the field. To show just how much South Africa were enjoying themselves, de Villiers pulled off a funky celebration, chipping the ball ahead like a rugby player before regathering it to score the try. Read More »

Espanyol 1 Barcelona 0 (Copa del Rey)

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Alaves were reduced to 10 men four minutes later when Adrian Dieguez was shown his second yellow card and Rodrigo Moreno scored the victor eight minutes later to leave the tie finely balanced for next week's return leg. Fortunately, they are nothing big. "We know already playing Espanyol at Cornella is hard". "The result is not good for us". FC Barcelona had a number of chances to win this game including a penalty. Read More »

Trent Boult named in ICC ODI team of the year

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Hasan's 3 for 19 played a vital role in Pakistan's Champions Trophy to win the game in front of India . The landmark also saw him climb up to second place behind Smith , the Australia captain. At the time he was only 17 years old. International Cricket Council (ICC) honoured a lot of players for their performances with Rashid Khan becoming the Associate player of the year. Read More »

James Gunn offers $100000 for Trump to step on a scale

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Other skeptics question whether the president and Jackson - who also treated Obama - are lying about the president's height to alter his BMI, posting photos of Trump next to an apparently taller Obama, who is 6-foot-1. The freakish request follows the White House doctor Ronny Jackson claiming that Trump is 6'3 and weighs 239 pounds - which is one pound less than a weight that would be classed as obese. Read More »

Red-Hot Kane Breaks Two Premier League Records

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It's been nine years between [Cristiano] Ronaldo and [Lionel] Messi, and now Kane's name is there. Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has long championed Kane as one of the best players in the world and was delighted to see him break Shearer's record. Read More »