Saturday October 21-st, 2017

Lleyton Hewitt Exits Australian Open, Ends His Singles Tennis Career

Murray said he felt sorry for innocent players being accused of match-fixing but believes more accountability is the only way to root out corruption. ICYMI (in case you missed it), Australia's tennis hero Lleyton Hewitt last night played his la...

Van Gaal: Even I am bored Van Gaal: Even I am bored

When asked to account for the mass exodus, Van Gaal added: "They are not thinking that we would score, I think, and maybe also because of the traffic that they leave the stadium a few minutes early". React to Paul Scholes? "Players for Manchester ...

Sharapova bounces Bencic to reach quarters

Thursday night at the Australian Open , five-time Grand Slam tennis champion Maria Sharapova defeated the unseeded American Lauren Davis 6-1, 6-7, 6-0. She added, "A lot of things you see on stage and, you know, just in that pop culture world, I...

Australian Open: Novak Djokovic thrash Andreas Seppi

Djokovic halted his interview and asked the fan to repeat his advice before replying over the microphone: "I hate to say it, but you're absolutely right". The incident has been closed". Scheduled to play at the same time as WTA No. 1 Serena William...

Rain delays play on Australian Open side courts

All in all, the 28-year-old Russian said she had no regrets about how her life has gone. While her progress through the tournament has been relatively comfortable, Williams said she had another massively motivating factor that could help her up h...

Stan Van Gundy calls Cavs 'crazy' for firing David Blatt

But it's silly to hear Griffin say that he didn't ask James for his opinion before the firing. "I am proud of what we have accomplished since I have been the head coach and wish the Cavaliers nothing but the best this season and beyond", Blatt sai...

HMH-463 Honors 12 Marines in Memorial Service

The crash involved 12 U.S. Marines, including Sergeant Dillon Semolina from Delano. The ceremony came after the Coast Guard announced earlier in the week they were halting their search without having found any of those on board. Orlando was one of ...

Anfield win a big title boost — LVG Anfield win a big title boost — LVG

Sunday's result saw Van Gaal extend his flawless record against Liverpool to four wins from his four meetings with the Merseysiders. "To beat Liverpool is always important", he added. 'Liverpool showed great desire to come back against Arsenal o...

Serena's midriff, naval ring take centre stage at Aust Open

Awaiting the World No. 1 in the next round, which will take place on Sunday, will be another unseeded Russian, Margarita Gasparyan , who ended the run of Yulia Putintseva earlier in the day, 6-3, 6-4. And now every match it's a battle, and, yeah, yo...

McGregor predicts first minute knockout against Dos Anjos McGregor predicts first minute knockout against Dos Anjos

The poster is absolutely nothing special and pretty plain - however, we haven't really seen a full-size poster yet; because it would be ridiculous for them to leave off Holly Holm and Miesha Tate who are competing for the UFC women's bantamweight c...

The Carolina Panthers Are One Win Away From The Super Bowl

Both players did most of their damage in the first half. "We were conservative, but at the end of the day, you have to trust coaching", Newton said. Lynch was limited to just 111 carries and 417 yards in the regular season because of a hamstring in...

Hewitt retires post gutsy loss to Ferrer in Oz Open Hewitt retires post gutsy loss to Ferrer in Oz Open

And the tributes kept streaming in. "The second one was obviously at a frustrating time", Hewitt said. To document Hewitt's final year of play, the Australian Open followed him beginning at last year's tournament. The four-time Australian Open ...

Hewitt's singles career ends with loss to Ferrer Hewitt's singles career ends with loss to Ferrer

And the tributes kept streaming in. His performance this Australian Open was very good. Farewelling with no regrets, Lleyton Hewitt says he "left nothing in the locker room" after his storied 20-year, 878-match professional tennis career came to ...

Buffalo Bills hire NFL's first full-time female assistant coach

She was former head coach Rex Ryan's personal assistant before following him to Buffalo when he took the Bills coaching job in 2015. "I would like to thank Rex Ryan , Kim and Terry Pegula and the Buffalo Bills franchise for this opportunity", Smi...

Johanna Konta says Australian Open support has left her feeling ''very lucky

As for Sharapova, who won the third-round match 6-1, 6-7 (5), 6-0, she sticks to energy bars and gels for her on-court snacking. "In a Grand Slam environment against anyone you can't expect to get away with it, and I didn't in the second set", she sa...

WWE SuperStars In The Royal Rumble!!!

We'll definitely get quite a few surprises at this year's Royal Rumble main event. Let us know in the comments. Former Rumble champions Sheamus and Alberto Del Rio must not be written off, while Triple H will do anything to take the title off ...

West Ham 'not at our game' at Newcastle - Ogbonna

Nigeria worldwide Emmanuel Emenike is expected to arrive on loan from Fenerbahce over the next week but the club are keen to bring in a 20-goal-a-season striker ahead of their move to the Olympic Stadium. "We are linked with a few strikers - he's...

Australian Open: Rafael Nadal is out, Lleyton Hewitt still in

After surrendering a 5-2 lead in the fourth set, he dug deep to win the tie-break and take the match the distance. "You have to be proactive I think with things like this and go and speak to the players rather than them reading about it in the newspa...

Australian Open: Novak Djokovic forced to deny he lost 2007 match deliberately Australian Open: Novak Djokovic forced to deny he lost 2007 match deliberately

Tuttosport reported Wednesday that Djokovic lost on goal in 2007 to France's Fabrice Santoro, ranked 39th in the world at that time, but the newspaper did not offer evidence or cite sources in its report . Meanwhile, Federer has said he has no plan...

Lightning win 7th straight, end Blackhawks' 12-game streak

In a battle of winning streaks, the Tampa Bay Lightning triumphed as they won their seventh consecutive game in a 2-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks. Killorn got on the board with an empty-netter, and that was all they needed. The Lightning abso...

Lleyton Hewitt retires from pro tennis with trademark fight Lleyton Hewitt retires from pro tennis with trademark fight

Lleyton Hewitt was sent spiralling into singles retirement following a three sets defeat on his final Australian Open appearance to David Ferrer in Melbourne . Ivanovic was up a service break and leading 4-3 in the first set when medical personnel...

Zolak: More Pressure On Brady Than Manning Heading Into AFC Championship Game

A great deal is being made about the quarterbacks in this match-up, as all the match-ups between future hall of famers Tom Brady and Peyton Manning for the last decade have been compelling. "So we'll have to be ready for both guys". And with a sneaky...

Another way to look at Manning-Brady duel

Now the Broncos will host the New England Patriots on Sunday at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Not sure what value that had overall, but it did fill time in between the 12 punts we suffered through in the game. "We were struggling because we di...

Hewitt's last hurrah over in a 2nd-round loss in Melbourne

It was not always thus. He even became engaged to tennis's darling, Kim Clijsters, but he often wore his heart too vocally on his sleeve. This, after all, is a player who, in his first interview at Melbourne Park this year, confessed that what he...

NFC championship game preview: Arizona at Carolina NFC championship game preview: Arizona at Carolina

I think the heart of their team definitely feeds off of his energy. Newton had not advanced past the divisional round until this year, but being on the big stage is nothing new for him. The Cardinals are the second-best team at forcing turnovers, b...

Aussie Open says `Thanks, Mate' to Lleyton Hewitt

Listen to Tennis Breakfast on Radio 5 live sports extra and the BBC Sport website from 07:00 GMT every day. Former world number one Hewitt, who won two Grand Slam titles, was beaten 6-2 6-4 6-4 by the Spaniard. Eight years ago I tell to him he is i...

Big teams have not switched on yet, says Leicester's Ranieri

Should he keep the club in the Premier League title race and secure Champions League qualification, Pochettino could find himself being looked at by the likes of United and Chelsea, but he insists he is only interested in building a big future for To...

Eagles will hire Chiefs' offensive coordinator Doug Pederson as head coach

Pederson has been Reid's offensive coordinator with the Chiefs after previously serving under him for four seasons in Philadelphia, first as offensive quality control coordinator and then quarterbacks coach. Of course, there is also the possibility t...

Golden Statement: Warriors demolish Cavs

The Cavaliers trailed by 30 points in the second quarter and the lead for the Warriors jumped to 43 on a Steph Curry 3-pointer in the fourth quarter. The funeral was Wednesday, and Hoiberg and his staff attended as well as Golden State coach Steve ...

History on the line for Peyton Manning

Those were all test runs for the real deal. I didn't think that he had touched me. With the Broncos and Patriots playing in Denver next week, what can we expect? "We fight, we grind, we just keep pushing". Denver did just as it has done so many ...

Philadelphia Eagles Announce The Hiring Of Chiefs OC Doug Pederson Philadelphia Eagles Announce The Hiring Of Chiefs OC Doug Pederson

Before Doug Pederson ever coached a game, back when he was still holding Brett Favre's clipboard, the former quarterback was already preparing for a career that would, over the course of a decade, take him from the high school ranks to being t...

Brady gets the edge over Peyton in AFC title game

This issue will need to be addressed quickly as the highly explosive New England Patriots' offense is coming into town this weekend. Manning was out for that one, replaced by Brock Osweiler, but he'll be back on Sunday to face Brady in what could be ...

Andy Murray slams betting sponsorship, urges transparency in corruption fight

World number one Novak Djokovic said he had been indirectly approached to fix a match in 2006 . Djokovic does not think match-fixing is prevalent at the top level of tennis and says there is "no real proof" of fixing among the elite. Six-times M...

Eagles officially announce Chip Kelly's replacement

Pederson did admit that he was calling the plays in the second half of the Chiefs' 27-20 loss to New England on Saturday in the NFC divisional round of the playoffs. It may take some time and it may cause some impatience with the Eagles fanbase, bu...

Tennis hit by fixing reports Greg Stutchbury Tennis hit by fixing reports Greg Stutchbury

Open to Roberta Vinci, which ended her bid for the calendar Grand Slam. It didn't even get to me. "It's not nice. 'You a******, I hope you die from cancer.' All these things, so of course this doesn't help". "The Tennis Integrity Unit and tennis a...

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