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Federer returns with a win, joins Murray in 2nd round


But I'm happy if he proves me wrong". "I nearly felt like I had to pace myself". After many months of anticipation, former world number one Roger Federer makes his triumphant return to the ATP World Tour on Monday night at the 2017 Australian Open. Read More »

Dunleavy leads Hawks past the Bucks

But Atlanta were able to stretch their advantage at crucial times and with Dwight Howard completing his 26th double-double via 16 points and 14 rebounds, the Hawks held on for the win. Milwaukee had forged into an 11-point lead in the first quarter, going 20-9 clear after Malcolm Brogdon's three-pointer. At this point, the game was at least somewhat in doubt with approximately six minutes to go, and Antetokounmpo wasn't ready to let the Hawks pull away. Read More »

Felipe Massa: Brazilian driver returns to Williams in shock retirement


That left the German marque scrabbling around for a replacement at the eleventh hour. Mercedes prodigy Pascal Wehrlein signed for Sauber , which ultimately ends the driver saga that has been continuing for a while. "I'm still missing my first win so that's going to be my first mission". It is not nice either to stop a driver who has such a great opportunity, particularly at this point of Valtteri's career. Read More »

Antonio Brown goes public with Mike Tomlin's postgame speech

And while most of the broadcast was little more than various players hooting and hollering, things took a turn towards the end when Tomlin entered the locker room to address his team. The chest pounding.... Keep a low profile. This Antonio Brown-can't-stay-off-Facebook-Live-while-the head-coach-is-talking thing is so ridiculous because, well, the obvious. Read More »

FIFA Respond to Matip Inquiry, Refuse to Comment on Eligibility

Prior to the United game, Liverpool said that Matip did not want to be considered for selection for the Cameroon national team for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, despite receiving an initial call-up. "It's pretty hard and pretty frustrating, to be honest". It states that "a player who has been called up by his association for one of its representative teams is, unless otherwise agreed by the relevant association, not entitled to play for his club during the period for which he has been ... Read More »

Chip Kelly Was Considered For Jacksonville Jaguars Opening

In the end his chance of being hired as a Head Coach appear slim for 2017. They also led the nation in 25-yard rushing plays with 110. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday former Eagles and 49ers head coach Chip Kelly is among the candidates being considered. Read More »

Black Caps v Bangladesh, First Test, Day Five


Shortly afterwards fellow opener Tamim Iqbal was bowled by Mitchell Santner for 25 and then Mahmadullah was caught behind off Neil Wagner . Wagner then claimed the wicket of Mehedi Hasan Miraz for a duck on the last ball of the day, when Mehedi knicked to Southee in the slips. Read More »

Algeria 2-2 Zimbabwe: Mahrez double prevents shock defeat


The game's goals were scored by Riyad Mahrez (13', 82') for Algeria, while those of Zimbabwe were scored by Mahachi (17') and Mushekwi (29' on penalty). Zimbabwe came to play with Khama Billiat striking a volley that rattled the frame of the Algeria goal nine minutes in until Mahrez broke down the right and curled a left-footed shot in off the post to score the opener. Read More »

Joe Rogan thinks Ronda Rousey will retire from fighting

Rogan wasn't all down in the dumps over Rousey's future inside the Octagon. She kicks and punches so (expletive) hard, and she has long arms. Of course, if Holm were to win, she would also join the select group of elite fighters who have won two titles in different divisions as she was previously the women's bantamweight champion. Read More »

[Teams] Tottenham vs West Brom: Confirmed Line-Ups


Marko Arnautovic scored twice for Stoke in the first 22 minutes and Peter Crouch headed in his 99th Premier League goal before Jermain Defoe replied for the hosts. Tottenham have laid down a marker in the title race with this performance, which moved them above Liverpool into second in the standings, four points behind Chelsea. Read More »

Real Madrid vs. Sevilla 2017 live stream


Stevan Jovetic netted a dramatic late victor as Sevilla ended Real Madrid's 40 match unbeaten streak with a 2-1 victory. Zinedine Zidane's side looked set to move seven points clear at the top of LaLiga after Cristiano Ronaldo's second half penalty gave Los Blancos the lead. Read More »

Marseille and West Ham to hold Dimitri Payet talks


He elaborated on the situation between the club and Payet on Friday in his column in the London Evening Standard . I won't disclose what was said, but I was left in no doubt as to his intentions. That is usual at this time of year. 'There are ways and means of conducting yourself and I don't understand the logic in asking to leave a club in the middle of the season. Read More »

Carroll scores a screamer as Hammers add to Palace woe


Standard Sport also understands that Payet's willingness to fake an injury should he be made to play against his will has encouraged West Ham to consider moving the French worldwide on in January; six months out of the first team will doubtless do no good to the value of a player who turns 30 before the end of the season. Read More »

Georgetown Holds Off UConn, 72-69


A certain ebb and flow has brought the legendary coach championships, top prospects and countless wins. Today Auriemma's team not only continued their undefeated streak this season but won their 91 straight game. Leading the way for the Huskies was Kentan Facey who had a double-double with 23 points, 10 rebounds, 2 blocks, and a steal. Sure, I'm from CT and UConn is my alma mater, but if you're a fan of good basketball, there's simply no better team. Read More »

Ruthless South Africa close to victory after wicket blitz


Wayne Parnell, on Day Three, took 4 wickets, while debutant Duanne Olivier took 3 to bundle Sri Lanka for a paltry 177. It is a facet the all-rounder says South Africa pride themselves on. The first hour was a cagey affair, as Amla attempted to retrench himself after marking his 100th Test with a revivifying hundred. Lakmal was the unlucky bowler on that occasion and figures of 7-4-9-0 were scant reward for a spell of controlled away swing. Read More »

The Chargers Have Ditched Their Dodgers Logo


With the move, the Chargers will effectively be tenants in the $2.66 billion stadium now being built by Rams owner Stan Kroenke. A winding road could be paved from Goodell's pronouncement that day to the decision, announced Thursday, that the San Diego Chargers will move to Los Angeles and will ultimately play in a $2.6 billion sports palace the Rams, who moved to Los Angeles from St. Read More »

Agnieszka Radwanska outclasses Barbora Strycova — WTA Sydney


In Sydney the women's final is set with top 10 players Agnieszka Radwanska and Johanna Konta to face off on Friday. The world number 10 reached the semi-finals at the Australian Open a year ago and will be a major threat again next week going by her form in the warm-up tournament in the city where she was born and raised until her early teens. Read More »

Falcons' Ryan looking to fill postseason void on resume

It is very rare for a five-loss team to earn a bye in the playoffs, but this year's Falcons have done it. Cowboys: The NFC's best team should focus on one thing - keeping Rodgers off the field. As for the total, it opened as 50.5 and has been bet up a full point to 51.5. Pittsburgh is riding a lot of momentum just like Kansas City, and if last week's game against Miami was any indication, Antonio Brown and Le'Veon Bell are absolutely lethal. Read More »

Split captaincy doesn't work in India: MS Dhoni

One must be eager to see how quickly Skipper Kohli converts his Test successes in ODIs, while maintaining his supremacy with the bat. "Many people have had different styles". But I'm sure with burden of not being there anymore, I'm sure he'll be able to express himself as a batsman". I don't feel stressed. He said leading the national side will give him the oppurtunity to take Indian cricket forward. Read More »

Steelers' playoff game moved to Sunday night because of ice storm


The Giants entered the playoffs being one of the hottest teams in the NFC. Here's another one: The Chiefs could top 20, but I don't have them going much more than that. "Based on the latest information we were provided, that gives us the best chance to get people here in a safe way", Donovan said. They do it all: they play every front, everybody can come, every linebacker, every corner, every guy can drop into coverage, nose guard, defensive tackle it doesn't matter. Read More »

Pochettino: Vertonghen injury looks bad


Could Jan Vertonghen's injury derail Tottenham's title bid? Among the Premier League's top six teams, only Jordan Henderson and N'Golo Kante have made more tackles than destroyer Wanyama, while no player from those sides to have played as many games as Dembele can match his 91.65 per cent pass accuracy. Read More »

Ibrahimovic: Manchester United can still catch Chelsea


Rojo's United prospects have undergone a remarkable transformation over the last three months and is now one-half of Mourinho's first-choice centre-half pairing alongside Phil Jones. United and Liverpool played out a boring 0-0 when they met at Anfield in October as Mourinho's side stifled Klopp's vibrant attacking options. " The coach has found his base, which is not easy when you are a new coach coming to a new team and want to put in your philosophy, your game and the way you want it to ... Read More »

Schneiderlin backs Koeman to bring out his best after United struggles


The temptation to make the move to Everton was great given the France worldwide had struggled to find a place in Jose Mourinho's plans at Old Trafford , making just three Premier League appearances this season, all from the bench. " There is a manager in place here that I know , I know he can get the best out of me , I know his style and how he likes to play football ", Schneiderlin said. Read More »

Clouds move in over BMW SA Open


The Italian is one of six men tied for fifth, while Jordan L Smith and Kruger are level on 13-under in a share for third. The tournament organisers are just delighted of course that he is playing and in contention on the final day, after he raised the possibility of withdrawing after the second round due to a bad back. Read More »

Payet wants to leave West Ham, reveals Bilic

Even that tactic wore thin by New Year and Slaven Bilic noticeably dropped the midfielder for the important third-round FA cup tie against Manchester City. It's nearly impossible to believe the club won't sell the Frenchman if they can get £30 million for him. 'Many times over the years, clubs have lost quality players but gained a team. Read More »

Former England manager, Graham Taylor dies at 72


When England failed to qualify for the tournament in the United States, Taylor resigned after three years in the hot seat. That hard period, which saw Taylor harshly lampooned by tabloid newspapers, could not detract from the respect he was held in across the football world. Read More »