Wednesday August 23-rd, 2017

Andy Murray slaps down injury fears after Australian Open win

While Murray was setting about his task in Rod Laver Arena, which is the main show court here at Melbourne Park, Evans was completing the finest victory of his career in the comparative outpost of Court 3. Rubin, a 20-year-old baseline hustler with...

Michael Floyd Keeping Head In Patriots' Playbook With Steelers Looming Michael Floyd Keeping Head In Patriots' Playbook With Steelers Looming

Michael Floyd hasn't completed his crash course yet, which perhaps could explain why the Patriots wide receiver looked lost in New England's divisional-round win over the Houston Texans. He actually had two fumbles in the contest, and one in the game...

Cal hires Beau Baldwin as offensive coordinator Cal hires Beau Baldwin as offensive coordinator

The question is, will either offensive line coach Aaron Best or defensive coordinator Jeff Schmedding be elevated to the permanent position, or will athletic director Bill Chaves hire from outside the Big Sky Conference university? I know these guys ...

Dimitri Payet has asked to leave West Ham

Reports suggest that it is the 29-year-old's former club, Marseille , who have turned the head of Payet and tried to entice him to come home with a bumper salary deal. The first team were given Monday off following their impressive display against ...

Step down by Wednesday midnight or be forcefully removed - ECOWAS warns Jammeh

But Mr Jammeh, 51, said that date, marking the end of his mandate, was "not carved in stone". "And until then, the status quo remains". Embattled President of Gambia Yahya Jammeh in a bid to hold on to power has declared a 90-day state of eme...

Is Roger Goodell Avoiding Visit to Foxboro? Is Roger Goodell Avoiding Visit to Foxboro?

A league spokesman confirmed to Mike Reiss of ESPN that Goodell has decided he'll be hanging out for the NFC Championship Game in the final game of the Georgia Dome rather than venture to Foxborough. He can go wherever he wants to go. "I'll let y...

Crystal Palace set to sign former West Ham man on loan

Allardyce's remit was to abandon the expansive playing style under Pardew and start digging out results. Forwards Wilfried Zaha and Bakary Sako are both on global duty at the African Nations Cup, while Scott Dann is to be rested, but new signing Je...

Australian Open 2017: Roger Federer makes winning return, enters second round Australian Open 2017: Roger Federer makes winning return, enters second round

The world number one, who was starting the defense of a Grand Slam title for the first time , initially struggled with her serve and the accuracy of her ground strokes before registering a 6-2, 5-7, 6-2 win over Tsurenko in a thrilling opening-round...

NFL Has More Questions For Cowboys Ezekiel Elliott About Assault Accusations

The league's investigation will determine whether Elliott violated its personal conduct policy. "I think it was just good to get refreshed", Elliott said this week. "Who knows, man? I'm just ready for it to end". Elliott finished as the NFL's l...

Burkina Faso earn draw with Cameroon in second game of Africa Cup

But it is not longer easy to win in Africa, even against the supposedly smaller teams. Cameroon coach Hugo Broos was left ruing his team's finishing after Saturday's 1-1 draw with Burkina Faso marked an underwhelming start to their Africa Cup o...

Nebraska hires Diaco as DC Nebraska hires Diaco as DC

I started my college football experience in the Big Ten and am thrilled to be back in this conference. Diaco said joining Riley's staff and coaching at a tradition-rich program like Nebraska is an outstanding opportunity. Diaco's 2011 defense ranke...

Latham wants New Zealand to put doubt in Bangladesh minds

Bangladesh then went back in for their second innings, and in a risky 19 over stint lost three wickets to find themselves 3 for 66 at stumps with a lead of just 122, something they must build upon on the final day. New Zealand had resumed the day o...

Mahrez saves Algeria against Zimbabwe Mahrez saves Algeria against Zimbabwe

Hoping to help Ghana get their finals campaign underway with a win will be Leicester City midfielder Daniel Amartey, who was part of the Black Stars side that were beaten on penalties in the final of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations by the Ivory Coast....

Pakistan vs Australia second ODI on Sunday Pakistan vs Australia second ODI on Sunday

Pakistan Captain Mohammad Hafeez scored 72 and Shoaib Malik 42 not out as the visitors passed the Australian total with 2.2 overs to spare. Mitchell Marsh , Australia's allrounder, has been ruled out of the remainder of the ODI series with a sh...

Floyd Mayweather Jr. says he's open to working with Ronda Rousey

No one really knows what exactly Rousey is going to do. Rousey's (12-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC ) heavily promoted return to the octagon following a 13-month hiatus didn't go well. "If she does, she should come back in a calculated manner". Taking a year off ...

Harry Kane hurricane helps hit a new landmark as Spurs thrash WBA Harry Kane hurricane helps hit a new landmark as Spurs thrash WBA

That slump began with a 1-1 draw at West Brom , but the same opponents were ill-equipped to offer similar difficulties to a Spurs side whose speed of thought and foot put them a cut above on this occasion. "His life will change off the pitch now...

La Liga Score: Sevilla-Real Madrid 2-1 La Liga Score: Sevilla-Real Madrid 2-1

Madrid's incredible unbeaten streak very almost came to an end during their Copa del Rey second leg clash against Sevilla on Thursday. Sampaoli's team faced Zidane's club earlier this week in the return leg of the Copa del Re as the game ended in a...

UConn Women Break Their Own Record With 91st Consecutive Win UConn Women Break Their Own Record With 91st Consecutive Win

While Auriemma and his players have been reticent to talk about the streak, they did celebrate the accomplishment after the game. Today Auriemma's team not only continued their undefeated streak this season but won their 91 straight game.

Proteas pacemen too hot for Sri Lanka Proteas pacemen too hot for Sri Lanka

Following a slide of 4 for 14, with Pradeep on the rampage, De Kock's 34 helped swell the total to still-daunting proportions: only once in home Tests have South Africa lost after making 400 in the first innings. This surface looked like only getti...

Roundup of Newly Hired NFL Head Coaches Roundup of Newly Hired NFL Head Coaches

The Chargers quickly cowed to the intense internet pressure, but instead of going back to the drawing board, they simply splashed some paint on the same logo to match the San Diego team's color scheme. The Raiders' choices are now to move to a propos...

Konta Crushes Radwanska In Sydney Final Konta Crushes Radwanska In Sydney Final

If she does play Radwanska in the semi-finals, it is the Polish player who is more likely to bring her reservations to the court. Bouchard rediscovered her mojo in Sydney after a long stretch of mediocrity, however she admits she wasn't in the zo...

National Football League playoffs | Falcons, Seahawks have changed since first meeting National Football League playoffs | Falcons, Seahawks have changed since first meeting

Their October matchup, a 26-24 Seahawks victory in Seattle, produced a fantastic amount of offense - almost 700 total yards between both teams - and some excellent defense, with neither unit allowing better than a 36 percent third-down conversion ra...

Kohli ready to lean on Dhoni ahead of series with 'fearless' England

While addressing his first press conference as the ODI skipper in Pune today, Virat said: "I am delighted to be given captaincy of all three formats". "I told him to be more careful with field positioning". The former skipper added: "Though the...

The FAQ: AFC Divisional Round - Steelers at Chiefs The FAQ: AFC Divisional Round - Steelers at Chiefs

But sometimes numbers need to be peeled back to get a better understanding. The key will be preventing the Steelers from grinding out multiple long drives for scores in the run game . Houston has played only five games this season but was a one-...

Tottenham vs. West Brom: Highlights and recap Tottenham vs. West Brom: Highlights and recap

Tottenham fans will feel that their side could have won the Premier League title last season and that Pochettino's side will be in the running for the crown again this term. Foster then flaps at the corner, but Brunt can complete the clearance. ...

Ibrahimovic: Manchester United can still catch Chelsea Ibrahimovic: Manchester United can still catch Chelsea

That is my aim. The former Barcelona and Juventus star also scored five goals and made three assists during the month to win his first ever Premier League accolade. Lately, we have been winning, where we have been more stabilised as a team. Unite...

West Ham fans turn on Dimitri Payet with expletive-ridden new chant West Ham fans turn on Dimitri Payet with expletive-ridden new chant

Payet made a strong start to his West Ham career last season as he scored nine Premier League goals and claimed 13 assists to propel the club to seventh place, their highest top-flight finish since 2002. He turns 30 in late March and with the c...

Morgan Schneiderlin to Everton? How Would He Fit At Goodison Park Morgan Schneiderlin to Everton? How Would He Fit At Goodison Park

And speaking to Jim White on talkSPORT, the 27-year-old revealed this investment and ambition is why he chose to turn down other offers and sign for the Toffees . Since Romelu Lukaku's debut for Everton in September 2013, only Sergio Aguero (77) a...

Rory McIlroy shouldn't push back injury Rory McIlroy shouldn't push back injury

Storm grabbed his chances on all four of the par-fives, and made his other birdie of the day on the par-four seventh - where McIlroy thrilled the crowd with a great nine-iron which pitched and spun back into the hole for eagle. Both carded six-under-...

AFC Divisional Preview: Pittsburgh Steelers at Kansas City Chiefs AFC Divisional Preview: Pittsburgh Steelers at Kansas City Chiefs

Reasons I do not understand at all. No team did it more than the New England Patriots . One of them, oddly enough, was by Mike Tomlin. For America and justice! "So for a coordinator to be able to do that, I think, speaks volumes for what he's been...

Ibrahimovic and Mkhitaryan scorpion goal land awards

No, so I'm taking the next one. Ibrahimovic in December scored five goals to help Manchester United cut the gap on Premier League top four. However, rather than merely thank the fans, Mkhitaryan instead paid tribute to young Bradley Lowery - the ...

West Ham's Slaven Bilic left 'sad' and 'angry' by Dimitri Payet situation West Ham's Slaven Bilic left 'sad' and 'angry' by Dimitri Payet situation

West Ham are now sitting 13th in the league table, and after losing Payet for his silly attitude, Loftus-Cheek could be a response to their needs. "It started 10 days ago when the window started". "As a club, we don't want to sell him". I won't dis...

Knicks' Porzingis Misses Game vs Bulls with Sore Achilles Knicks' Porzingis Misses Game vs Bulls with Sore Achilles

All three would solidify the Knicks' need for a point guard while providing a long-term pick and roll partner with Porzingis. "When I was in the room, I felt like they understood where I was coming from, " Rose said, when asked if he might have bur...

Graham Taylor: Former England boss dies aged 72 Graham Taylor: Former England boss dies aged 72

He was appointed as Watford boss by Sir Elton John in 1977 and took the club from the fourth division to the first within five years, later reaching the third round of the Uefa Cup and an FA Cup final. "We are all very upset". We chased him for a lon...

Payet refuses to play, says angry Bilic Payet refuses to play, says angry Bilic

He wants to leave , ' said West Ham boss Slaven Bilic. " We have said we don't want to sell our best players but Payet does not want to play for us", Bilic said. Marseille have been a selling club since their 1993 Champions League-winning team f...

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