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Australian Open: Novak Djokovic powers past Albert Ramos-Vinolas despite injury worries Australian Open: Novak Djokovic powers past Albert Ramos-Vinolas despite injury worries
- January 21, 2018

Novak Djokovic played down his latest injury worry after making it through to the fourth round of the Australian Open with victory over Albert Ramos-Vinolas. "It was obvious that he was not at his best", Djokovic said of his opponent. He admitted it was a tough call for organisers to make on whether to halt play or not. (more...)
Jose Mourinho demands new deal for Manchester United ace Marouane Fellaini Jose Mourinho demands new deal for Manchester United ace Marouane Fellaini
- January 21, 2018

Mourinho led United to two trophies, plus the Community Shield, in his first season and his team now sit second in the Premier League , someway off leaders Manchester City, but much improved on recent seasons. Luke Shaw has made a break into the team that has seen him gain a handful of starts to continue his development and he looks set to keep his place - at least until Ashley Young completes his suspension. (more...)
Guardiola urges City to learn from Anfield pain Guardiola urges City to learn from Anfield pain
- January 21, 2018

Despite not being a guaranteed starter, Aguero has still banged in 19 goals this term. The megabucks transfer of Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool to Barcelona has sway over a couple of English Premier League lines - one immediate, one long-range. (more...)
Tottenham eye deal for Bordeaux winger Malcom Tottenham eye deal for Bordeaux winger Malcom
- January 21, 2018

Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino has been on the lookout for a new winger for more than a year now, but hasn't been able to bring in a quality wide player. Malcom , who has attracted interest from around Europe, including North London rivals Spurs, is a rarely talented wide attacker. Malcom had also been previously rumoured as a replacement for Ousmane Dembele when the Frenchman moved from Borussia Dortmund to Barcelona and he's so far scored seven Ligue 1 goals and made five assists ... (more...)
Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer advance to fourth round at Australian Open Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer advance to fourth round at Australian Open
- January 21, 2018

In a glamour evening tie, Sharapova was no match for Kerber, flopping 6-1, 6-3. Kerber is on a 12-match winning streak after winning four matches at the Hopman Cup and five while winning the Sydney International. "Expectations are different", this year, Federer said. There were flashes of brilliance from Gasquet, particularly on his famed single-handed backhand, but he could not get a hold on the Federer serve and the Swiss emerged a 6-2 7-5 6-4 victor. (more...)
Kerber crushes Sharapova at Australian Open Kerber crushes Sharapova at Australian Open
- January 21, 2018

The Russian is well known as a great fighter and she broke immediately back to keep her hopes of progressing alive. I was watching this tournament past year with a box of Kleenex next to me, sick. But Djokovic appeared to tweak something in his upper left leg or lower back at the end of the first set and twice needed treatment. Djokovic, 30, is playing in his first event since Wimbledon a year ago after a six-month lay-off with an elbow injury. (more...)
Angelique Kerber beats Maria Sharapova to reach Australian Open fourth round Angelique Kerber beats Maria Sharapova to reach Australian Open fourth round
- January 21, 2018

The 17th-seeded Keys, who lost in the U.S. Open final past year to Sloane Stephens, saved three break points serving for the match, finally clinching it on her first match point when Bogdan netted a backhand. Nor did Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza, one of the five seeded women's players who were eliminated on Day 4. No. 20 Barbora Strycova beat U.S. qualifier Bernarda Pera 6-2, 6-2, leaving U.S. (more...)
Mohamed ElNeny plays full 90 minutes as Arsenal thrashes Crystal Palace Mohamed ElNeny plays full 90 minutes as Arsenal thrashes Crystal Palace
- January 20, 2018

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has endured a torrid 2018 so far but he at last has something to smile about. Sanchez, 29, left the Arsenal team hotel on Friday night just as United winger Henrikh Mkhitaryan made his own tearful exit ahead of a move in the opposite direction. (more...)
West Ham United 1-1 Bournemouth West Ham United 1-1 Bournemouth
- January 20, 2018

This time David Moyes' side had only themselves to blame for failing to turn chances into goals and needed Javier Hernandez - linked with a £7.5million move to Turkish giants Besiktas - to scramble an equaliser. "We only found out yesterday, he went for a scan and it showed up he's got a problem there", the Scot added. Both sides had periods of being the side on top but it was West Ham who produced the chances that should have perhaps sealed the win for them in the capital. (more...)
Baby Killed, 17 Injured After Motorist Slams Into Crowd In Brazil Baby Killed, 17 Injured After Motorist Slams Into Crowd In Brazil
- January 20, 2018

Police have said the incident was not a terrorist attack, and have arrested the driver. He also said that he has epilepsy. The G1 news website reported that the driver, who fled the scene but was quickly arrested by police, had said he had had an epileptic fit, and medicine for epilepsy was found in the auto. (more...)
The Lakers made history with the worst stat imaginable, and still won The Lakers made history with the worst stat imaginable, and still won
- January 20, 2018

The Pacers pulled within two points in the fourth quarter, but a spree of four consecutive three pointers from Jordan Clarkson and Kyle Kuzma in the final five minutes of the game sealed the game. "I was just hooping today", Clarkson said. "If I'm not, it is what it is". The layup capped a 15-2 run as the Lakers shut down IN down the stretch. (more...)
'I'm not a racist': Trump defends himself, denies making vulgar comments 'I'm not a racist': Trump defends himself, denies making vulgar comments
- January 20, 2018

Trump said in the meeting that he would prefer immigrants from countries like Norway instead. President Trump said "I am not a racist" when asked about his alleged comments about Haiti, El Salvador and African nations. "I want them to come in from everywhere", he said to reporters in the Oval Office in response to a question asking why he specifically wants immigrants from Norway. (more...)
Angelique Kerber edges out Sharapova, advances to Australian Open 4th round Angelique Kerber edges out Sharapova, advances to Australian Open 4th round
- January 20, 2018

Today, she'll meet Amercian Lauren Davis . It's another thing to be completely crushed, which was the case with Sharapova . I will have to play my best tennis. At 22, Keys would like to lock that woeful final she played at the US Open last September into the "learning experience" vault, and what better way than by winning this title? World number 48 Sharapova is playing only her second Grand Slam tournament on return from drug ban. (more...)
Bookmakers are getting *really* nervous about Tom Brady's injured hand Bookmakers are getting *really* nervous about Tom Brady's injured hand
- January 20, 2018

That means it's 50-50 whether or not Brady will play on Sunday, but chances are the quarterback will be out there come kickoff. That doesn't mean, though, that everything is fine. Not just the players but the organization and fans, thousands of which showed up to the Jaguars stadium to celebrate once the players returned from Pittsburgh. (more...)
International Olympic Committee: 12 N. Korean Players to Join Unified Ice Hockey Team International Olympic Committee: 12 N. Korean Players to Join Unified Ice Hockey Team
- January 20, 2018

South and North Korea will field a unified ice hockey team at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, with 12 North Korean players joining South Korea's 23-member team. Clearly, some rules will have to be bent. Figure skating pair Ryom Tae-ok and Kim Ju-sik qualified in September, but the North missed the October 30 deadline to register them. (more...)
Fresno State basketball games against Air Force canceled because of federal shutdown Fresno State basketball games against Air Force canceled because of federal shutdown
- January 20, 2018

Due to the American government shutdown that went into place at midnight on Saturday morning, the Air Force Academy has cancelled its game against Fresno State until further notice, per a school release. Men's and women's tennis and wrestling events are scheduled Sunday. Navy has a similar schedule as both basketball teams play Boston University at 2 pm in Annapolis and Boston. (more...)
Iwobi shines as Arsenal crush Palace Iwobi shines as Arsenal crush Palace
- January 20, 2018

Now watching their top-four aspirations slip rapidly away, the Gunners need to start mounting wins fast if they're going to stay in the hunt for a Champions League spot. The third arrived after yet another corner lacking defensive discipline enabled Monreal to freely latch onto the ball at the back post where his delivery across the face of goal was tapped in from close range by Koscielny. (more...)
James McCarthy injured in horrific clash with Salomon Rondon - GRAPHIC IMAGES James McCarthy injured in horrific clash with Salomon Rondon - GRAPHIC IMAGES
- January 20, 2018

The Republic of Ireland global suffered the terrible injury after an unfortunate clash with Baggies striker Salomon Rondon . Rondon was left in tears by the gravity of the injury, the television match director deciding to freeze the replay of the incident before the moment of impact as McCarthy was stretchered off. (more...)
Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp refuses to rule out more January transfers Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp refuses to rule out more January transfers
- January 20, 2018

Injuries have played havoc on Sturridge's career, and the forward has only just recovered from the latest one he sustained in early-December. His main position is the attacking midfielder, and he possesses excellent technique, combined with notable passing and crossing abilities. (more...)
Wenger Confirms Manchester United Target Will Remain At Arsenal Wenger Confirms Manchester United Target Will Remain At Arsenal
- January 20, 2018

Crystal Palace pulled off a surprise 1-0 win over Burnley last time out. Walcott is gone, Sanchez will not play, and they may not be able to complete signings before the match, much less get them registered and integrated into the team. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez deal not done yet, says Man United boss Jose Mourinho Alexis Sanchez deal not done yet, says Man United boss Jose Mourinho
- January 20, 2018

Last summer alone, he spent more than £200 million on five players, with around £120 million of that going on three full-backs, in Kyle Walker, Benjamin Mendy and Danilo. "Normally we try to be stable with the wages of the players because I think it is good for the team and stability of the club", stated Guardiola. Liverpool Jurgen Klopp offered his take on Alexis Sanchez's move to Manchester United in his press conference ahead of his side's trip to Swansea. (more...)
Jaguars vs. Patriots: Coverage from around the country
- January 20, 2018

Since Wednesday, when Brady injured his right hand , the club has not made a move to bring another quarterback in. The four-time Super Bowl MVP has never missed a playoff start during his 18-year career. He captured his 26th postseason victory, recorded his 13th 300-yard postseason passing game - extending his National Football League record for both - and also broke a tie with Joe Montana to become the all-time leader with 10 three-TD playoff games. (more...)
Hazard to inspire Chelsea, Aubameyang, Malcom or Mahrez to Arsenal Hazard to inspire Chelsea, Aubameyang, Malcom or Mahrez to Arsenal
- January 20, 2018

From there, the attacking trio terrorised the Brighton defence with their fluid, slick forward play. The latter serves a objective in the bigger games - it worked to great effect in the 2-1 win at Tottenham in August, for instance - but Chelsea have run into difficulties when using it in recent weeks. (more...)
Brighton vs Chelsea - Can Blues regain scoring touch on the South coast? Brighton vs Chelsea - Can Blues regain scoring touch on the South coast?
- January 20, 2018

Sidwell has not played this season because of a back problem and recently injured his ankle in training. Ross Barkley is in the Chelsea squad for Saturday's game against Brighton but Gary Cahill and Cesc Fabregas have both been ruled out. (more...)
Dortmund hit out at Wenger over Aubameyang Dortmund hit out at Wenger over Aubameyang
- January 20, 2018

There is no contact with Arsenal , said Zorc. Seventeen-year-old Englishman Jadon Sancho picked up his first professional assist in the 71st minute, directing a lop on to Shinji Kagawa's head, who pushed it over the line. Paul Merson believes Henrikh Mkhitaryan will be a "sensation" at Arsenal as the out-of-favour Manchester United playmaker closes in on a move to London. (more...)