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Bianca downs Venus, reaches maiden WTA semi-final Bianca downs Venus, reaches maiden WTA semi-final
- January 08, 2019

Thereafter, she moved on to deliver a string of upsets starting with the top seed Caroline Wozniacki , sixth seed Venus Williams , and then the third seed Su-Wei Hsieh. She broke twice in her first two return games as the German struggled to cope with her power from the baseline. Goerges did not necessarily play her best tennis throughout the week but she found a way to win, including saving match point in quarterfinal against Eugenie Bouchard. (more...)
Bumrah rested for Australia ODIs, New Zealand tour Bumrah rested for Australia ODIs, New Zealand tour
- January 08, 2019

India have made a decision to rest Jasprit Bumrah for the forthcoming ODI series in Australia and the New Zealand tour that comprises five ODIs and three T20Is in January-February. Bumrah finished with 21 wickets in the series and was undoubtedly the star of the show. He bowled over 157 overs during the entire series. The 24-year-old also travelled with India A to New Zealand where he took seven wickets in three 50-over encounters. (more...)
Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli look all things love celebrating India’s win
- January 08, 2019

A draw in the fourth Test against Australia at Sydney was enough to see the Indians script history on Monday. "We have faith in them going forward", he said. "It's the experience at this level that those guys have got now that they wouldn't have got", he said. "We already are in the process of identifying (three pacers), and then keep them ready - make them travel with the team, make them understand the importance of Test cricket, what areas to bowl, what the mind-set should be. (more...)
Dallas Cowboys: Super Bowl odds latest, Saints, Rams, Eagles Dallas Cowboys: Super Bowl odds latest, Saints, Rams, Eagles
- January 08, 2019

Sean Koerner, our Director of Predictive Analytics, made the following power ratings for this game in the immediate aftermath of Wild Card Weekend . The Saints opened up as 9-point favorites over Philadelphia once the matchup was scheduled, but that's dropped down slightly to an 8.5-point margin per USA TODAY odds . (more...)
India script history, win first ever Test series in Australia India script history, win first ever Test series in Australia
- January 08, 2019

Cheteshwar Pujara , giving a master-class in the art of Test-match batting, notched up his third hundred of the series in... That's how you win Test matches. "We have got some positives there". "They scored 400-600 runs and that was the key". Their squad for two Tests against Sri Lanka is due to be announced on Wednesday, with the matches Australia's last red-ball cricket before the Ashes tour to England later in the year. (more...)
Former Steeler Troy Polamalu Selected To College Football Hall Of Fame Former Steeler Troy Polamalu Selected To College Football Hall Of Fame
- January 08, 2019

Dennis Erickson, who coached Miami to two national championships, and Joe Taylor, who won 233 games at historically black colleges, were also selected for induction. They were 11-1 that year, losing only to the Ohio State Buckeyes in the Rose Bowl. "Being that you only have four years in college to make your mark, you really don't know how you stack up against those other great players", Thomas said in reaction to getting the nod, according to UWBadgers.com Monday. (more...)
LaFleur accepts offer to become Packers coach LaFleur accepts offer to become Packers coach
- January 08, 2019

According to ESPN's Rob Demovsky and Adam Schefter, the Packers are about to hire Titan's offensive Coordinator Matt LaFleur as it's next head coach. Packers have begun notifying other HC candidates that they've interviewed that they're out and the team has made its choice. There was apparent tension between McCarthy and star quarterback Aaron Rodgers during the year over play-calling and game-planning that indicated McCarthy's time in Green Bay was likely coming to an end. (more...)
Conor McGregor Challenges Floyd Mayweather's Latest Victim To Fight & Tenshin Nasukawa Accepts Conor McGregor Challenges Floyd Mayweather's Latest Victim To Fight & Tenshin Nasukawa Accepts
- January 08, 2019

If you thought Floyd Mayweather dwarfed Tenshin Nasukawa , just imagine what Conor McGregor would look like next to the Japanese kickboxer. As the "Notorious" awaits the decision of the Nevada State Athletic Commission on possible punishment for a brawl that emerged after his unsuccessful bout with Khabib Nurmagomedov, the fighter continues to plan his next fight in mixed martial arts ( MMA ). (more...)
Gregg Popovich Asked Scottie Pippen To Mentor Kawhi Leonard Gregg Popovich Asked Scottie Pippen To Mentor Kawhi Leonard
- January 08, 2019

Fans were angry that Leonard forced his way out of San Antonio this offseason in a trade that yielded DeRozan and Jakob Poeltl from Toronto for him and Danny Green . That DeRozan was as dominant as he was in his first game against his former team was, quite obviously, the A-1 story. In one of his first tweets after the trade to San Antonio, DeRozan might have had this game in mind. (more...)
Marcedes Lewis details Rodgers and McCarthy rift Marcedes Lewis details Rodgers and McCarthy rift
- January 08, 2019

NY is also expected to interview Cowboys defensive backs coach/passing game coordinator Kris Richard in Dallas on Sunday and Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Todd Monken early next week. During a recent podcast, Packers tight end Marcedes Lewis spoke on a situation where Rodgers didn't like a play that McCarthy had called and completely changed it to something that he liked instead. (more...)
Canucks' Elias Pettersson leaves game with lower-body injury Canucks' Elias Pettersson leaves game with lower-body injury
- January 08, 2019

Canucks head coach Travis Green didn't have much to say about his condition, other than to characterize it as a "lower body" injury, adding that there was no timeline for his return. Jordie Benn and Jonathan Drouin scored for Montreal. "If you want to win hockey games, you've got to score", Canucks centre Bo Horvat said. The Finn had an assist. (more...)
Kohli hails series win as his 'proudest moment' Kohli hails series win as his 'proudest moment'
- January 08, 2019

Opener Matt Renshaw was the last batsman to debut before turning 21, enjoying initial success to the point that he set a new record for the most Test runs by an Australian before his 21st birthday. "Because that Dukes ball, it buries egos pretty quickly". "There's lot of time in Test cricket". "From where I see it, this is our vision for Indian cricket". (more...)
Alabama Topples No. 13 Kentucky, 77-75, in SEC Opener Alabama Topples No. 13 Kentucky, 77-75, in SEC Opener
- January 08, 2019

Alabama's streak grows to five consecutive victories with the win, and is now 1-0 in SEC play. 13 Kentucky gets true road test vs Alabama in SEC openerAP Photo ILNH123, MSRS107, TNSM104, WAET112Eds: With AP Photos. The score continued to flip back-and-forth with neither side able to make a lead larger than three points. Made 10 of 23 3-pointers. Moretti hit a series of big shots in the second half to account for 10 straight points and help the Red Raiders overcome 13 turnovers in the half. (more...)
Tulowitzki to play shortstop for Yanks until Didi returns Tulowitzki to play shortstop for Yanks until Didi returns
- January 08, 2019

Tulowitzki had been a top-hitting shortstop through parts of nine seasons in Denver but was limited by injuries during his tenure with Toronto. "Obviously, I want Didi to be back on the field". I respect him. I played against him on many occasions, but at the same time I've got a job to do and that's to play shortstop and help us win games. "With what I've been through, I think a lot of people have written me off and said that, at times, maybe I'm done and "what could have been" of my career ... (more...)
Brendan Rodgers brings ‘hungry’ Tomothy Weah on loan to Celtic Brendan Rodgers brings ‘hungry’ Tomothy Weah on loan to Celtic
- January 08, 2019

The eight-times capped United States worldwide has signed on for the rest of the season and has joined his new team-mates at their training camp in Dubai. With the quality of players they have, it's hard for him to get in and get any game-time. Physically he's very good, very fast and is a strong player. (more...)
Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu reaches her first WTA final at ASB Classic Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu reaches her first WTA final at ASB Classic
- January 08, 2019

World No. 143 Andreescu saved 10 of the 12 break points she faced in a resolute display, managing to break through herself twice in each set on the Wozniacki serve to secure a 6-4, 6-4 victory. "I guess Auckland just brings the best out of me, " Andreescu said. Andreescu also won two junior Grand Slam doubles titles that year with Montreal's Carson Branstine and added a pair of Challenger singles titles too. (more...)
UK's Za'Darius Smith blocks field goal in AFC Wild Card game UK's Za'Darius Smith blocks field goal in AFC Wild Card game
- January 08, 2019

The veteran threw 32 touchdown passes compared to just 12 picks during the regular season, completing 68.3 percent of his throws for 4,308 yards and a 105.5 passer rating. The lineup change proved effective, as Jackson looked uncomfortable for the first 45 minutes of the game. National Football League insider Adam Schefter has a major update on John Harbaugh and the Baltimore Ravens heading into today's playoff game against the Los Angeles Chargers . (more...)
Georginio Wijnaldum sends message to Liverpool FC fans about Man City loss Georginio Wijnaldum sends message to Liverpool FC fans about Man City loss
- January 08, 2019

A ten point lead for Liverpool would not have ended City's hopes of defending their crown, but life would have become extremely complicated for the title holders, requiring a near-perfect run until the end of the season and for Liverpool to suffer a full-blown crisis of their own. (more...)
Clemson, Alabama address reporters at Media Day Clemson, Alabama address reporters at Media Day
- January 08, 2019

CT Monday in college football's national championship game. "Is Alabama-Clemson bad for college football?" has been a popular question in the college football world heading into Monday night's game. "I don't get too concerned about a lot of other programs", Saban added. Subscribers will be offered 17 different ways to watch the game from Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara in a production setting a network record for the number of cameras used during a live broadcast. (more...)
Greg Schiano won't return to Ohio State in 2019 Greg Schiano won't return to Ohio State in 2019
- January 07, 2019

Greg Schiano's run as Ohio State's defensive coordinator appears to be over. "I love the idea of having two coordinators on defense", Day said in a press release. Mattison has ties to former Ohio State coach Urban Meyer. Mattison had worked at MI since 2011. Mattison, who spent the past eight seasons in Ann Arbor, the last four as the Wolverines defensive line coach, is set to be become the Buckeyes' co-defensive coordinator, according to 247 Sports . (more...)
Liverpool's Adam Lallana will not leave Anfield on loan in January Liverpool's Adam Lallana will not leave Anfield on loan in January
- January 07, 2019

Of course, these offers are something that our club can talk about first. The club's interests take precedence . 'If my club tell me that I can go, I'll go and if they tell me to stay, I'll stay. The Reds were 2-0 winners over the Molineux outfits some weeks ago but that was in a Premier League match. Omur is a star player for Trabzonspor despite his young age and is widely regarded as one of the brightest talents in the league. (more...)
Rockets trade Michael-Carter Williams, cash to Bulls Rockets trade Michael-Carter Williams, cash to Bulls
- January 07, 2019

However, according to a report from ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski , Carter-Williams is going back to the Bulls. Houston will also send cash to Chicago in the deal and receive a conditional second-round pick in return, freeing up salary cap space for the Rockets. (more...)
'Break the bank for him!' - Sarri urged to re-sign Diego Costa 'Break the bank for him!' - Sarri urged to re-sign Diego Costa
- January 07, 2019

Alvaro Morata needs to improve tactically if he is to succeed in the Premier League , says Chelsea assistant coach Gianfranco Zola. Alvaro Morata's departure from Chelsea is close to being sealed, though conflicting reports have provided different suggestions of his likely destination - with both Milan and Sevilla in the running. (more...)
Napoli join Chelsea in race for PSV Eindhoven winger Hirving Lozano? Napoli join Chelsea in race for PSV Eindhoven winger Hirving Lozano?
- January 07, 2019

And Lozano has previously admitted it is a dream of his to play in the Premier League. However, in an interview with Eindhovens Dagblad , Raiola has revealed that attacker has basically no chance of leaving in a mid-season move with PSV unlikely to entertain the same, he said : "Hirving stays at PSV until the summer". (more...)
Leave your egos at home - Kohli offers Australia Ashes advice Leave your egos at home - Kohli offers Australia Ashes advice
- January 07, 2019

Virat Kohli's team entered the final day with hopes of a 3-1 series victory as well as a first win at the SCG since 1978, but rain meant there was no play on Monday and umpires called it off early. But sometimes we are so nervous as batsmen, we don't quite realise it. Even on the outside, you need to keep scouting people who can take that legacy forward and not just end in a season. (more...)

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