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Australian Open 2017: Federer outlasts Wawrinka to make Melbourne Park final

Having failed to win a Grand Slam since Wimbledon in 2012, Federer will go into Sunday's final as the favourite, against either Rafael Nadal or Grigor Dmitrov. Federer has the benefit of two off days before the final. From 1-1 he produced a six-game tear that left Federer trailing by a break at the start of the fourth, hammering Federer from all corners as the 35-year-old's footwork began to falter. Read More »

Jay Gruden expects to have Kirk Cousins back next season

Cousins, 28, played under the $19.953 million franchise tag as the two side were unable to agree on a long-term deal. Could Cousins be the next to depart Landover, following Sean McVay and former offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan? Imagine Cousins winding up in Cleveland, putting Robert Griffin III out of a job. Read More »

Tears for Johanna Konta as Serena Williams ends her Australian Open

The victory puts Williams into the last four here for the first time in 14 years and continues a late resurgence for the American, who has now made the semis twice in her last three grand slams. Question number one for Serena Williams , ahead of Saturday's Australian Open final against older sister Serena: where will everyone sit? "Whoever wins, I'm just so excited that I have an opportunity to play again", Williams said . Read More »

Southampton fans joined by Sam Vokes in celebrating Liverpool win


In the two legs we deserved the win. The Reds exited the EFL Cup at the semi-final stage on Wednesday, suffering a 1-0 defeat in the second leg, and a 2-0 loss on aggregate. But it's the notion of "like playing with ten men" that falls into the modern-day trap of pinpointing a scapegoat whenever a "major" English club fails to provide the kind of performance we'd all expect. Read More »

Oscar De La Hoya arrested


After he was stopped, the officer detected the odor of alcohol on De La Hoya's breath. The driver agreed to the tests and failed to perform them as shown and demonstrated. Golden Boy spokesman Stefan Friedman has yet to comment on the matter. Golden Boy has an HBO card scheduled for Saturday in Southern California. Read More »

West Ham have bid accepted for Hull City star Robert Snodgrass

The Scotland worldwide has also attracted interest from Middlesbrough, whose £10m offer was structured differently to Burnley's improved bid. Had they kept him until the end of the season, he would have been unsettled which would have affected his form on the pitch. Read More »

Carmelo Anthony once again suggests he might waive his no-trade clause

Shedding J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert's deals, but then giving Anthony a full no-trade clause in a five-year, $124 million deal goes against it. Drafting Kristaps Porzingis was a great part of it. So it's worth considering where he would go if it wasn't Cleveland. Woj reported on Thursday morning that the Knicks have also reached out to the L.A. Read More »

Lacrosse days a distant memory for Patriots standout Hogan

ET, CTV and CBS). Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount once shared carries for the Pittsburgh Steelers and they remain good friends. But the National Football League says there's no replay that can show whether the officials got the call right or wrong, and so they had to stick with the call on the field. Read More »

Aston Villa fans react on Twitter to James Bree deal

Villa boss Steve Bruce is also closing in on the signing of Iceland global Birkir Bjarnason. The transfer is set to be confirmed by the club imminently, with the 28-year-old flying in to the country on Wednesday to undergo a medical. "I am now looking forward to getting out on to the pitch and helping the team", he said. Bree is a 19-year-old defender who made 50 appearances for the Tykes over his three years in the first team. Read More »

Seth Rollins still can't track down Triple H

This year, it seems like there are a handful of superstars who could win. "I'm going to find a way to make him pay for what he did to me". TNA were so excited they had the building half-full, they rearranged the match order of the taping to have one episode's main event in front of this new large crowd. Read More »

LeBron James continues his full-court press on Cavs front office


Only seven Cavs played double digit minutes in a recent loss to New Orleans. All of this comes against the backdrop of James moving into the latter stages of his career. I actually asked a couple real-life Cavaliers fans what they thought, and they all said they would still root for the team in Cleveland, even though it would be an entirely new roster. Read More »

Jonathon Simmons selected to BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge

It's the third consecutive year that the first 10 first- and second-round picks from the United States will be matched against 10 first and second-round players from around the world. Sixers teammate Dario Saric will also suit up for Team World, giving Philly three total players thanks to the presence of Jahlil Okafor on Team USA. Read More »

James, Ronaldo woes don't worry Zidane


However, the Portugal worldwide was back in training on Tuesday morning and Zidane has suggested he will play him at Celta as Real Madrid need a victory to qualify for the semi-finals of the competition - having suffered a surprising 2-1 defeat in the reverse fixture at the Santiago Bernabeu last week. Read More »

Klopp frustrated as Liverpool's transfer plans stall

Liverpool came desperately close to equalising when Lallana's deflected shot hit the bar and his follow-up header flew over but this was a awful setback for a team that has lost momentum, having won just one of its last six matches in all competitions. Read More »

Gina Carano Offers Advice for Ronda Rousey Fans and Critics

Did Ronda Rousey bite off more than she could chew when she made a decision to end her brief retirement with a fight against Amanda Nunes? "My personal and technical opinion as a fighter is that you should choose better your opponents in your comeback, 'The Spider' continued. Read More »

Modi's special gesture, receives UAE Crown Prince at airport


The Crown Prince will in the afternoon meet Prime Minister Modi at the Hyderabad House here following there will be exchange of agreements between both sides. Sheikh Mohamed will also call on President Pranab Mukherjee. Top on the agenda of the Prince's visit would be strengthening bilateral trade between the two countries that stood at about $50 billion in 2015-16, according to a media briefing by India's external affairs ministry on January 19, 2017. Read More »

Asmir Begovic's move to Bournemouth on hold as Chelsea scout replacements

Thibaut Courtois has managed to establish himself as one of the best young goalkeepers around Europe over the past few seasons and he has been crucial to Chelsea's brilliant campaign in the Premier League so far. Chelsea will only sell Asmir Begovic this month if they buy a replacement first. One option is Diego Lopez , who came close to moving to Stamford Bridge from AC Milan previous year. Read More »

Heat scorch Warriors as winning streak ends

The fourth quarter was looking like another collapse for the Warriors, behind the usual mistakes that have doomed them in earlier losses this season: a penchant for throwing the ball away, taking and missing lots of threes, stagnating on offense, committing cheap fouls on defense. Read More »

Adam Jones' attorneys release statement following release of dashcam video

Jones, 33, was charged with assault, disorderly conduct and obstructing official business January 3 after he pushed and poked a security guard in the eye, according to court records. He calls the officer a "bitch ass nigga" tells the officer to "suck his dick" and adds, "I hope you die tomorrow ". Adam loves Cincinnati and considers it home. Read More »

Rays Trade Forsythe to Dodgers for De Leon, Add Tolleson

For most of the offseason, the Dodgers had been linked to Twins second baseman Brian Dozier , but the two sides couldn't come together on a deal. All indications are the Dodgers balked at that notion, and the Rays apparently did not drive the same bargain in trade discussions. Read More »

Man arrested for prank at Steelers team hotel


Whether they are truly his friends or not, they claimed Harrison meant to attend the AFC Championship Game to root for the Patriots once he posted bail. As a result, Harrison has played at least 15 games in nine of his 14 seasons, including the 2016 one that just ended. This latest false alarm, though, will likely long be remembered by some Steelers fans, who still carry a torch for the Patriots' Spygate and Deflategate scandals. Read More »

Swansea City: Gylfi Sigurdsson and Fernando Llorente expecting to stay with club


Jurgen Klopp has admitted that Liverpool have numerous problems having slipped from second to fourth in the Premier League. "It has an influence, yes, it has to be like this. Klopp bemoaned Liverpool's failure to take a first-half lead, with Emre Can and Adam Lallana missing decent chances before Llorente struck in the 48th and 53rd minutes. Read More »

Le'Veon Bell hid groin injury from Steelers 'for weeks'?


By pointing out that he'd been dealing with a groin issue for weeks, Bell has invited scrutiny of the team's injury-reporting practices. "Yeah. I've been trying to micromanage it through the whole thing, just trying to keep it to myself and not trying to scare anybody. Read More »

Family, Fans Mourn for Dominican Pitcher Yordano Ventura


Ventura was not wearing his seat belt and was thrown from his white Jeep after losing control on a mountainous stretch of highway, [Royals GM Dayton] Moore said. The right-handed Ventura went 11-12 with a 4.45 ERA last season, and wound up pitching his entire career for the Royals, going 38-31 with a 3.89 ERA. Read More »

Sergio Busquets: Barcelona midfielder is sidelined by ankle injury


One of the few negatives of Barca's evening was an injury suffered by midfielder Sergio Busquets , who had to be substituted after just five minutes after being caught by a heavy challenge from Eibar's Gonzalo Escalante. He has started 17 of Barca's 19 league games this campaign. "We wanted to make history with the best campaign ever in the first part of the season, and we did it", Iborra said. Read More »

Johnny Manziel deletes Twitter account after tweet to Donald Trump


So Manziel gave the President of the United States some advice. Only Johnny Football knows for sure. The tweets quickly went viral and even got a stamp of approval from former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer. Trump isn't winning over anyone with these claims. Likewise, it's weird Trump has the POTUS account on Twitter but still regularly tweets from his personal account. Read More »

New Liberty era good thing for F1 says Rosberg


My position has been taken by Chase Carey. He added he was offered a new role as "a kind of honorary president". Ecclestone, whose influence on the sport dates to the 1970s, will become chairman emeritus. Carey has spent his time since September familiarizing himself with the sport, and has made clear that fundamental changes need to be made to the business model. Read More »

DEVELOPING: Add Adam Hadwin To The 59 Club

I knew what was at stake. "To be able to do it when I needed to, I know I was nervous, my putt barely went in on 17, and I only had six feet. It just didn't seem to matter". Hadwin credited playing partner Colt Knost for keeping him relaxed. "Canadian fans travel very well", he said. Lee holds a share of second, one shot off the lead held by American Hudson Swafford. Read More »