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Nadal wants to start afresh at 2018 Australian Open Nadal wants to start afresh at 2018 Australian Open
- January 13, 2018

The Swiss world No 2 has landed in a stacked half of the draw, with Novak Djokovic , Stan Wawrinka , Alexander Zverev, Dominic Thiem , Tomas Berdych and Gael Monfils all potentially lying in wait. In recent months, meanwhile, ATP Finals victor Grigor Dimitrov and Zverev have moved up to No. 3 and No. 4 in the rankings, respectively, and are growing in confidence that they're on the cusp of Grand Slam breakthroughs. (more...)
ED summons Karti to record statement ED summons Karti to record statement
- January 13, 2018

His house in Karaikudi was also raided. The agency had conducted similar raids on the kin of Karti Chidambaram on December 1 past year. Calling the raid a vendetta against senior Congress leaders, Congress party member Randeep Surjewala said, "Everyday PM Modi and his government use ED and CBI as captive puppets to seek revenge from opposition". (more...)
Wenger: No chance of me leaving Arsenal before 2019
- January 13, 2018

He is touch and go to be available for the trip to Dean Court but Wilshere, who was injured against Chelsea, could play as his injury is not as serious as first thought. The earliest to come back is Ramsey and that is quite welcome because it's an area we're a bit short. He missed the game at West Bromwich Albion on 31 December, returned to face Chelsea on 3 January, but has been out since then. (more...)
Duane Olivier, Lungi Ngidi added to South Africa squad for second Test Duane Olivier, Lungi Ngidi added to South Africa squad for second Test
- January 13, 2018

It is another bitter blow for the fast bowler who returned from 14 months on the sidelines in the 72-run first test victory in Cape Town that saw him break down again. The second Test starts on January 13 in Centurion. He was seen on crutches in the morning and post the match but came to bat when South Africa needed him to, in the second innings. (more...)
Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic in same half in Australian Open
- January 13, 2018

First up, the 36-year-old Swiss will play Ajaz Bedene of Slovenia. "That was not part of my dream", says men's tennis's oldest year-ending world No.2. His hopes for a triumphant return at Melbourne Park were dealt a blow at the Australian Open draw on Thursday night with the Serbian set to face former top-10 player Gael Monfils in the second round before running into fourth seed Aleander Zverev and 2014 champion Stan Wawrinka. (more...)
David Moyes has no intention of selling Andy Carroll and Javier Hernandez David Moyes has no intention of selling Andy Carroll and Javier Hernandez
- January 13, 2018

Moyes added: "When I joined Javier was injured and we'd to go with Marko and Michail up front and they have both done well". "Maybe in a lot of games we have not been able to give him that service". Still, concerns have persisted in Mexico with Chicharito earning just 140 league minutes since returning from his hamstring injury. The former Manchester United manager insisted the Mexico worldwide is a "really good player", despite suggestions he did not fit Moyes' game plan. (more...)
Dozens Dead, Injured In Montecito
- January 13, 2018

About 100 homes have been destroyed and 300 others damaged in Montecito, a community known for its multimillion-dollar properties. The Santa Barbara County sheriff said emergency dispatchers received about 600 calls immediately after the rains began early Tuesday . (more...)
Del Potro, Bautista Agut to meet in ASB Classic final Del Potro, Bautista Agut to meet in ASB Classic final
- January 13, 2018

The fifth-seeded Bautista Agut dominated Saturday's first set, trumping del Potro with an unerringly accurate groundstroke game. That was to be the last blip of the match for the Argentine, though, as he comfortably served out the first set and required just a single break in the second, saving five break points en route to victory. (more...)
Jacksonville Jaguars at Pittsburgh Steelers - 1/14/18 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction Jacksonville Jaguars at Pittsburgh Steelers - 1/14/18 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- January 13, 2018

Brown was sent home from practice due to an illness completely unrelated to his calf injury, which kept him sidelined for the final two regular season games of the year, but he was a full participant Wednesday and Thursday. The Rams, by comparison, allowed 5.1 fewer points per game than expected. Although Philly is the No. 1 NFC seed, the Falcons are favored. The 9 votes for the Rams and 1 for the Falcons are now void. (more...)
Australian Open: Novak Djokovic returns a week before Melbourne event Australian Open: Novak Djokovic returns a week before Melbourne event
- January 13, 2018

I'm getting in the groove and getting my elbow in the match play and was the first best-of-three match that I've played since Wimbledon previous year. "I didn't know what was going to happen but we did some treatments and gave it a lot of thought and luckily for me I'm here". "It will probably be ideal if I got another tournament under my belt coming up to the Australian Open but I haven't had a chance, it wasn't meant to be, my elbow was not ready". (more...)
Giggs interviewed for new Wales manager job Giggs interviewed for new Wales manager job
- January 13, 2018

Former players Ryan Giggs and Craig Bellamy are among the candidates being considered by Wales to replace Chris Coleman, with an appointment expected this month. It is understood that Bellamy and Roberts, who is the FAW's technical director, also have their supporters at the Welsh FA. He is now cutting his coaching teeth at the Cardiff Academy and, as he shown in his role as a television pundit, is an erudite speaker on the game. (more...)
Alabama assistant's playbook, passport stolen prior to title game in Atlanta Alabama assistant's playbook, passport stolen prior to title game in Atlanta
- January 13, 2018

Alabama defeated Georgia Monday in the game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Here's a photo of the suspectJust throwing this theory out there...maybe UCF is involved? Police say last Saturday, defensive line coach Karl Dunbar left his backpack in a Marriott Marquis conference room designated as the defensive line meeting room. (more...)
Con ayuda de Vergara, Oswaldo Alanís definirá su futuro Con ayuda de Vergara, Oswaldo Alanís definirá su futuro
- January 13, 2018

Cuando se hablaba de que el lateral migraría hacia el futbol extranjero, concretamente a España o la MLS, Chivas le daría una segunda oportunidad al también seleccionado nacional para quedarse en el club. Ante tales circunstancias, el " Pelado " tuvo que echar mano de Miguel Basulto y Hedgardo Marín . El zaguero mostró preocupación por las reacciones negativas en su contra de un sector de la afición, que lo criticó cuando Higuera hizo públicas las razones de su negativa de firmar seis ... (more...)
Lauri Markkanen Outdueled Kristaps Porzingis In A Bulls Double Overtime Win Lauri Markkanen Outdueled Kristaps Porzingis In A Bulls Double Overtime Win
- January 13, 2018

Chicago comes into the contest with records of 14-27 straight up (SU) and 22-16-3 against the spread (ATS). "'We had opportunities. We didn't get stops at crucial times", Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek said. Markannen was fouled intentionally with 6.8 seconds left and he sank both free throws for the final points of the game. "First time ever. I wasn't going to try it, honestly". (more...)
Obstruction debate heats up in Big Bash Obstruction debate heats up in Big Bash
- January 13, 2018

Queensland Cricket chief executive Max Walters has taken a shot at Cricket Australia (CA) for standing by the controversial call to give Alex Ross out for obstructing the field in Brisbane's Big Bash League loss to Hobart. "To me it falls into the spirit of the game and I was making that point to George ... but he is quite entitled to do it differently", he added. The pair, who have both captained their country, were engaged in a long discussion following the game and were tense ... (more...)
49ers LB Reuben Foster is arrested for marijuana possession 49ers LB Reuben Foster is arrested for marijuana possession
- January 13, 2018

It's only the latest blemish on Foster's record, and another reason for the Niners to question his maturity. A first round pick in last year's National Football League draft, Foster is now widely viewed as one of the NFL's most promising young defensive players. (more...)
Florida House Passes Sanctuary Policy Ban Florida House Passes Sanctuary Policy Ban
- January 13, 2018

The House voted Friday 71-35 for the bill following a debate where Democrats lashed out at President Donald Trump and comments he made this week. During a private meeting Trump used vulgar language about why the USA should be accepting more immigrants from Haiti and African nations than from countries like Norway. (more...)
Nadal, Halep named top seeds for Australian Open Nadal, Halep named top seeds for Australian Open
- January 13, 2018

Dan Evans, who reached the fourth round here previous year, is still serving a ban after his positive cocaine test, while Aljaz Bedene - who will play an eye-catching first-round match here against defending champion Roger Federer - has switched his nationality back to his native Slovenia. (more...)
Carillion crisis deepens after reports construction firm's lenders rejected rescue plan Carillion crisis deepens after reports construction firm's lenders rejected rescue plan
- January 13, 2018

A spokeswoman said: "It is too early to predict the outcome of these discussions but Carillion expects that any such agreement is likely to involve the raising of new capital and the conversion of existing financial indebtedness to equity which would result in significant dilution to existing shareholders". (more...)
London Family Could Derail New £1 Billion Stamford Bridge London Family Could Derail New £1 Billion Stamford Bridge
- January 13, 2018

The family, who have lived in the three-bedroom house for 50 years, are understood to have rejected a six-figure sum in compensation from the football club. They would then lease the land back to Chelsea and railway operators Network Rail, meaning the property owners would be entitled to compensation but would not be able to prevent the redevelopment. (more...)
Could The Vikings Be Set To Win Their First Ever Super Bowl? Could The Vikings Be Set To Win Their First Ever Super Bowl?
- January 13, 2018

But with his ACL tear, Nick Foles is the starting QB and I doubt he manages to pull through this game. I think this will be a back alley brawl. Falcons win 20-10. The Steelers have won three of their last four against Jacksonville , although the Jaguars won their matchup earlier this season - a 30-9 victory in Pittsburgh in Week 5. (more...)
Rory McIlroy reveals heart 'irregularity' stemming from 2016 virus in China Rory McIlroy reveals heart 'irregularity' stemming from 2016 virus in China
- January 13, 2018

He said: "It's been 10 years that I've been a pro and to me that's incredible". McIlroy will return to action in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship starting Thursday at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club in the United Arab Emirates. Health concerns aside, McIlroy sounded an extremely optimistic tone about once again establishing himself as one of the sport's top contenders, proclaiming: "Maybe before, I had to win from the front. (more...)
The Lakers Just Won Their 3rd Straight The Lakers Just Won Their 3rd Straight
- January 13, 2018

Now they are just three games back of the Utah Jazz, who are 10th out west. Los Angeles Lakers' Lonzo Ball dribbles past San Antonio Spurs' Patty Mills during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. It appears to all be coming together for the Lakers media star. This has been the case for the majority of the team's injuries to its starting point guard, shooting guard and small forward. (more...)
Jordan Spieth six off the lead after late quadruple-bogey — Sony Open Jordan Spieth six off the lead after late quadruple-bogey — Sony Open
- January 13, 2018

Johnson opened with three consecutive birdies, and he converted a sublime pitch from six feet at the last to cap a flawless 63 which earned him a share of the clubhouse lead with Kirk, who had earlier birdied four of the last six holes and also kept a bogey off his card. (more...)
EurAsia Cup: Europe trail Asia by one point after opening day EurAsia Cup: Europe trail Asia by one point after opening day
- January 13, 2018

Bjorn would trail by more if not for his English partnerships. The pair of Kiradech Aphibarnrat and Byeonghun An lost their match to Tommy Fleetwood and Paul Casey 4&3 while Indian duo Anirban Lahiri and S.S.P. Bjorn needed Rafael Cabrera-Bello and Bernd Wiesberger to defeat Haotong Li and Nicholas Fung to salvage parity. Playing in front of his home crowd, Green delivered an important victory with his partner Ikeda as the Malaysian holed a 15-feet birdie putt on the par-three 17th ... (more...)

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