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Shami reduces S. Africa to 173/5 at lunch on Day 4 Shami reduces S. Africa to 173/5 at lunch on Day 4
- January 16, 2018

It meant India could gobble together 307 in their first innings to limit South Africa's lead to just 28. After hanging around nervously for 32 balls, gathering 13 runs, Parthiv gave the hugely impressive debutant, Lungi Ngidi, his first Test wicket, nicking off outside off stump. (more...)
Kevin Durant reportedly aims to own National Basketball Association team once he retires
- January 16, 2018

While the likes of Stephen Curry , Draymond Green, and Klay Thompson were still on the court, the former four-time MVP only went to Durant for an embrace before heading straight to dugout, according to Chris B. But regarding the matter of what team he'll own, and what role he'll play in making franchise decisions, is a question we won't have answered until the day finally arrives. (more...)
Djokovic returns from injury with a bang at the Australian Open Djokovic returns from injury with a bang at the Australian Open
- January 16, 2018

We all know the shots from the telly: the lovely girlfriend in the stands, holding their breath as their other half plays in the biggest tennis tournaments in the world. But leading 15-0, Kvitova missed a short forehand into the net with Petkovic completely out of position and never recovered. Young made more of a fight of it in the third, going back and forth with the former World No 1. (more...)
New England Patriots & Philadelphia Eagles reach conference finals
- January 16, 2018

New Yorkers loved to make fun of what had become a tourist trap and a bit of a cliché. "You come back, and you've got all the fans here and things of that nature", Marrone said Monday. Gronkowski finished with six catches for 81 yards and touchdown. It wasn't our day. Sure, the upstart Jacksonville Jaguars are relative newcomers to this scene, having last reached this point following the 1999 season. (more...)
After Sachin, Kohli first India captain to score a Test century After Sachin, Kohli first India captain to score a Test century
- January 16, 2018

He said, "If we get early wickets tomorrow, the match can be in anybody's favour". Even the highest score on this ground belongs to South Africa when they scored 620/4 against India , who in response scored 459 in the second innings to register the highest score by any visiting team. (more...)
Saints' Marcus Williams thanks 'real' fans after Miracle in Minneapolis gaffe
- January 16, 2018

And, I mean, if it happens again, then I shouldn't be playing". "(Thomas) was running his route and he just braced his hit on 'Dejo. "I haven't thought that far ahead yet". The Saints were driving into field goal range with 33 seconds left. Yet when he returned to the game in the second half, Brees looked like his old self and dominated the Vikings defense to the tune of 177 yards and three touchdowns. (more...)
Stoke City appoint Paul Lambert as new manager Stoke City appoint Paul Lambert as new manager
- January 16, 2018

Stoke sacked Hughes nine days ago, just hours after an embarrassing FA Cup exit at the hands of Sky Bet League Two club Coventry and with the Potters mired in the top-flight relegation zone. But a win here on Monday night is an absolute. Yet, Lukaku has been involved in the build-up - often deployed furthest forward to lead the line and bring others into play. (more...)
Whitehall man arrested for punching Philly police horse Whitehall man arrested for punching Philly police horse
- January 16, 2018

Taylor Hendricks, 22, was ejected from Lincoln Financial Field and on his way out he allegedly took a swing at a police horse, 6ABC reports . According to police, once outside the stadium, Hendricks approached the mounted police officer and repeatedly punched the officer's horse in the face, neck and shoulder. (more...)
Real Madrid slump to second La Liga loss in three games
- January 16, 2018

Perhaps the most baffling part of it all is that Los Blancos played relatively well for large periods of the game - as has been the case in many failed encounters this season. Real are eight points behind third-placed Valencia, who were 2-1 winners at Deportivo on Saturday. The Portuguese superstar has cut a frustrated figure at the Bernabeu this season, with Real now fourth in LaLiga, 19 points adrift of fierce rivals Barcelona at the top of the table . (more...)
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Trump visits his golf course
- January 16, 2018

Mr. Trump has not clarified to aides what he said. "It's been a positive thing for our country to reconcile that during Dr. King's era, and it's going to be a positive thing for Cherokee to talk about that history as part of reconciling our history with slavery". (more...)
Chelsea prepared to fight United for Sanchez Chelsea prepared to fight United for Sanchez
- January 16, 2018

United, who recorded a comfortable 3-0 victory over Stoke last night, are favourites to net the Gunners forward after City did not want to commit to the transfer fee and wages for a player who is out of contract in the summer. 'But most probably a player like him has other big clubs interested. His loss would be a major blow for Arsenal , who saw Robin van Persie swap the Emirates for Old Trafford in 2012. (more...)
Man United ease past Stoke City in EPL Man United ease past Stoke City in EPL
- January 16, 2018

On Monday, the Manchester Evening News reported that City, long-term suitors of Sanchez, had made a decision to drop their interest in the Chilean after holding meetings with the club to discuss the financial aspects of the deal. After beginning this season brightly, providing five assists in the first three top-flight games, Mkhitaryan's form has once again dipped and he has not scored for Mourinho's side since September. (more...)
Will Ferrell Does Surprise Interview With Roger Federer at Australian Open Will Ferrell Does Surprise Interview With Roger Federer at Australian Open
- January 16, 2018

Six-time champion Novak Djokovic and 2014 Australian Open victor Stan Wawrinka earlier made successful returns from injury lay-offs with victories in their first matches since Wimbledon. He will next play Frenchman Gael Monfils a 6-3, 7-5 (7-5), 6-4 victor over Spanish qualifier Jaume Munar. On Monday, the nine U.S. women eliminated included 2017 finalist Venus Williams and U.S. (more...)
Alligator, Burmese python battle on Florida golf course Alligator, Burmese python battle on Florida golf course
- January 16, 2018

He posted the images to Facebook, which have since gone viral. So thats what everyone was taking pictures of, thats what the back up was. 'So we drove towards the hole and we took a look at the animals and we took pictures and we continued with our golf game'. (more...)
Jaguars' Leonard Fournette involved in crash on I-295, no injuries reported Jaguars' Leonard Fournette involved in crash on I-295, no injuries reported
- January 16, 2018

WJXT reporter Elizabeth Campbell tweeted that Fournette was in a three-car chain-reaction crash on Route 295 in the city, near the South Dames Point Bridge. The Jags play the Patriots in the AFC championship game Sunday at 3:05 p.m. Fournette, a New Orleans native and former LSU running back, rushed for three touchdowns in a playoff win Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers. (more...)
Manchester United 'increasingly confident' of signing Alexis Sanchez as Arsenal line-up replacements Manchester United 'increasingly confident' of signing Alexis Sanchez as Arsenal line-up replacements
- January 16, 2018

Every other manager in the top six, for all their faults, can at least count a few players in their respective teams who have got better under their tutelage. With every game comes a bit more pressure, so hopefully we will manage to get the ready for the next one, win it and kick from there. When asked if United were interested in signing the 29-year-old Chilean worldwide, who is out of contract at the end of the season, Wenger said "nothing is really concrete at the moment". (more...)
Maria Sharapova makes winning return in Australian Open Maria Sharapova makes winning return in Australian Open
- January 16, 2018

Maria Sharapova on Tuesday resumed her career at the Australian Open in bright sunshine with a performance that went some way to banishing those demons. "I love it here", said the Russian, who returned from her drugs ban in April previous year. I was able to do some internships and what may people would say was a normal life, which I've never actually gotten to experience so to have that - even though it wasn't in the way that I wanted it to - it did bring a lot of normalcy into my life and to ... (more...)
Australian Open day two: Federer, Djokovic and Konta progress to second round Australian Open day two: Federer, Djokovic and Konta progress to second round
- January 16, 2018

Both the Romanian and her 17-year-old wildcard opponent needed on-court medical attention before the top seed ran out a battling 7-6 (7/5), 6-1 victor. "It's been a couple of years and I wanted it to be really meaningful to me". Defending champion Roger Federer moved smoothly into his majestic stride with a straight-sets win over Slovenian Aljaz Bedene in his opening match at the Australian Open on Tuesday. (more...)
Federer in fabulous form to start Australian Open Federer in fabulous form to start Australian Open
- January 16, 2018

Australian Open defending champion, Roger Federer made a solid start by brushing Aljaz Bedene aside in straight sets on Tuesday. "You're 36 years old, you seem ageless", Ferrell continued. He played his part in entertaining exchanges but Federer , sporting a diagonal pink stripe on his immaculate white kit, was in one of those moods when he could strike winners at will. (more...)
Ben McAdoo Interviewing To Be Browns Offensive Coordinator Ben McAdoo Interviewing To Be Browns Offensive Coordinator
- January 16, 2018

The hires are part of a staff overhaul being conducted by Jackson. Jackson already has one member of McAdoo's former Giants staff as an assistant, as last week he hired Adam Henry to coach wide receivers. Solari is replacing Tom Cable, who returned to the Oakland Raiders as their offensive line coach after he was sacked following the 2017 season. Mike Sullivan, the Giants' former offensive coordinator, is now the quarterbacks coach for the Denver Broncos. (more...)
Australian Open: Raonic stunned by No. 86 Lukas Lacko Australian Open: Raonic stunned by No. 86 Lukas Lacko
- January 16, 2018

The total purse at the 2013 Australian Open rose significantly, with the biggest jumps going to early-round losers. He also became a father for the second time. We will see if he can maintain a high level for two weeks, which he struggled to do a year ago, but if he can then I can't see the trophy landing in anyone outside of the big three's hands. (more...)
Novak Djokovic back with impressive victory over Donald Young Novak Djokovic back with impressive victory over Donald Young
- January 16, 2018

Young avoided the bagel after a lapse in concentration from the former world No. 1 to snatch one break back but the Serb didn't falter again as he wrapped up a very fine victory. Two other U.S. contenders, No. 8 Jack Sock and No. 16 John Isner, were out on opening day. Former No. 1-ranked Kerber, the 2016 Australian Open victor, continued her resurgent run with a 6-0, 6-4 victory over Anna-Lena Friedsam to extend her streak to 10 consecutive wins. (more...)
Did Sean Payton taunt fans with the 'SKOL' clap? Did Sean Payton taunt fans with the 'SKOL' clap?
- January 16, 2018

According to Vikings radio analyst Ben Leber , who also played linebacker for Minnesota during his National Football League career, as well as several fans on Twitter, Sean Payton was doing a mock SKOL clap right before Case Keenum's miracle touchdown pass. (more...)
Alexis Sánchez reaches agreement with Man United, they await Mkhitaryan Alexis Sánchez reaches agreement with Man United, they await Mkhitaryan
- January 16, 2018

United will surely push on with their pursuit of Sanchez nonetheless, as Arsenal will be wary of losing him for nothing in the summer. However, Yorke insists Arsenal should be happy to bring a player of his calibre to the club, having proven his class in an impressive three-year stint at Borussia Dortmund and in spells during his 18 months in Manchester. (more...)
Patriots' Matt Patricia reportedly will take Lions coaching job, not Giants Patriots' Matt Patricia reportedly will take Lions coaching job, not Giants
- January 16, 2018

New England would host a potential AFC championship game January 21, and National Football League rules would permit the Lions to meet with Patricia again during the week off between the conference championship game and the Super Bowl . The fact that Quinn hasn't is at a minimum enlightening and perhaps much more. Shurmur said last week that coaches are masters of compartmentalization, and he's undoubtedly focused on the task at hand, as the Vikings prepare to play the team that ... (more...)