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Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal embrace after Swiss' win at Australian Open Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal embrace after Swiss' win at Australian Open
- January 19, 2019

I think we will see some athletic attacking tennis being played". "There he goes. The coach is being very serious, I love that", Federer said. The Czech veteran reached the semi-finals in 2014 and 2015 but is unseeded this year as he returns from a back injury that nearly forced his retirement last year. (more...)
Texas Tech basketball: Why the Red Raiders lost to Iowa State Texas Tech basketball: Why the Red Raiders lost to Iowa State
- January 19, 2019

The Iowa State Cyclones lost their 2nd straight game and dropped to 12-4 (2-2 Big 12) on the season after being defeated by the Kansas State Wildcats, 58-57, this past Saturday. "I told the guys all week in preparation for this one they are one of the best teams in the Big 12 and I'll stand by that", Texas Tech coach Chris Beard said. (more...)
'Don't cry': Serena overwhelms, consoles Australian Open foe 'Don't cry': Serena overwhelms, consoles Australian Open foe
- January 19, 2019

It was all a bit overwhelming for the latest opponent who could do nothing to slow Serena Williams at the Australian Open . Yastremska had treatment on her right foot but it was only delaying the inevitable and Williams took just a few minutes to bring up match point after play resumed. (more...)
Australian Open 2019: Serena Williams beats Eugenie Bouchard in second round Australian Open 2019: Serena Williams beats Eugenie Bouchard in second round
- January 19, 2019

Ranked No. 59, Yastremska is also the highest seed Williams has yet to face in this tournament, so the fact that Williams is speeding through matches is less headline material than a reminder that she is playing the tennis we expect her to play and this tournament is hers to lose. (more...)
Irving called LeBron this week to apologise Irving called LeBron this week to apologise
- January 19, 2019

Kyrie Irving [left] said he called LeBron James [right] to apologize. "Obviously, this was a big deal for me, because I had to call [LeBron] and tell him I apologized for being that young player that wanted everything at his fingertips, and I wanted everything at my threshold", Irving shared. (more...)
Andy Murray insists ending career at Wimbledon may not happen Andy Murray insists ending career at Wimbledon may not happen
- January 19, 2019

Another regret of Murray's is that his two daughters will not be able to watch him in action, the 31-year-old adding: "That's one of the things I said, like, that I wanted to be able to do". The in-form Bautista Agut had beaten world number one Novak Djokovic on his way to winning the Qatar Open at the start of the month and he broke again for 4-2 in the second as a hampered Murray began to struggle. (more...)
Australian Open - Milos Raonic, Kei Nishikori advance to Australian Open third round Australian Open - Milos Raonic, Kei Nishikori advance to Australian Open third round
- January 19, 2019

Kei lost only four points on serve in the opening set and he brought it home with a single break in game eight, keeping his games locked in set number two as well to keep the pressure on the other side of the net. "I know that she's really great and she's been playing really well recently, so I hope that it's exciting", Osaka said of her third-round opponent. (more...)
Cowboys fire Scott Linehan days after Jason Garrett's assurances Cowboys fire Scott Linehan days after Jason Garrett's assurances
- January 19, 2019

Linehan said in a statement issued by the team that he and Garrett agreed after "a good, direct talk" that "a fresh start was probably best for both of us". He also stated they had not had a meeting with the coaches to discuss the future. Linehan was Nick Saban's offensive coordinator with the Miami Dolphins in 2005, when Garrett was in charge of the quarterbacks in his first year as an National Football League assistant. (more...)
Aggressive Sharapova eliminates holder Wozniacki in Melbourne Aggressive Sharapova eliminates holder Wozniacki in Melbourne
- January 19, 2019

She cut her 2018 season short in September because of problems with her surgically repaired right shoulder. The Swiss great, the defending champion, is in the third round at Melbourne Park for an incredible 20th straight year and is angling for a 21st major title. (more...)
Former College And NBA Player Jermaine Marshall Found Dead Former College And NBA Player Jermaine Marshall Found Dead
- January 19, 2019

There is now no cause of death reported so stay tuned for any updates when they become available. Marshall briefly played for the Houston Rockets in the 2014-15 National Basketball Association season before embarking on a pro career in Europe, including stops in Italy, Greece, Finland and the Netherlands. (more...)
Ball scores 19 as Lakers deal Bulls eighth straight loss | AP sports Ball scores 19 as Lakers deal Bulls eighth straight loss | AP sports
- January 19, 2019

No rest for the tired for the Lakers , they play the worst team in the Cavs on Sunday, on Tuesday in comes the second worst team in the National Basketball Association, the Chicago Bulls . Chicago got within 72-68 on a 3-pointer by Wayne Seldon, but the Lakers pulled away again with six straight points to end the third and start the fourth. (more...)
Kane injury: Pochettino insists Tottenham can replace striker from within squad Kane injury: Pochettino insists Tottenham can replace striker from within squad
- January 19, 2019

Though Spurs have been tipped to enter the transfer market to find a replacement for the England striker, Pochettino has cautioned that no player on the market will be able to replace Kane . "We have players that can cope when Harry Kane is not available". "Maybe you have more capacity with [Moussa] Sissoko to add to the team more transitions, to have this powerful drive when he drives the ball". (more...)
Mislintat Replacement Rejects Arsenal As Chaos Continues Mislintat Replacement Rejects Arsenal As Chaos Continues
- January 19, 2019

However, the behind the scenes shakeup looks set to continue at Arsenal. Mislintat was appointed in December 2017 by former Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis, who has since left for AC Milan. He has since become the technical director for the Brazilian national team. It is believed that former Gunners midfielder Edu, who is now the technical director for the Brazilian national team, is in line for the same job at the Emirates. (more...)
Southampton rocked as Derby win FA Cup shoot-out Southampton rocked as Derby win FA Cup shoot-out
- January 19, 2019

Championship side Derby County hit back from two goals down to beat Premier League Southampton on penalties in an FA Cup third-round replay marred by another disputed VAR decision on Wednesday. "It's another opportunity for the players to show what they can do against a good Premier League team". "The work rate they put in there, having to come through VAR going against us in really small margins", Lampard , a four-time FA Cup victor with Chelsea , said. (more...)
Wizards Beat Knicks on Goaltending Call Wizards Beat Knicks on Goaltending Call
- January 19, 2019

The Knicks hit the wall in the last quarter but when Congo-born Emmanuel Mudiay sank a majestic three-pointer it looked as though David Fizdale's team would be able to catch their early-morning flight with a morale-boosting win. According to Candace Buckner and Scott Allen of the Washington Post, Wizards star Bradley Beal told Leonsis straight up, "We're going to make the playoffs". (more...)
Aryna Sabalenka's sweaty headband causes Australian Open fan fight Aryna Sabalenka's sweaty headband causes Australian Open fan fight
- January 19, 2019

She will now play 17-year-old American Amanda Anisimova in the third round and urged all Boulter's fans to get behind her from now on. "She came over to me after the match and said, "Thanks for your support" and signed my flag", Ms Willett said. (more...)
Jaguars to name John DeFilippo OC Jaguars to name John DeFilippo OC
- January 18, 2019

But one way or another Bortles will be gone and based on DeFilippo's hiring, Hays Carlyon of 1010 XL in Jacksonville thinks an "aggressive play" for Foles is coming. The Jaguars were very good in 2017, making the AFC championship game. In 2018 they were miserably coached, and that might not change, but all coaches look smarter with better quarterback play. (more...)
Wilder-Fury Rematch: Purse Bid Set For February 5, 60-40 Split Wilder-Fury Rematch: Purse Bid Set For February 5, 60-40 Split
- January 18, 2019

If both camps do not agree an acceptable fee by the deadline the fight is open to bids from other promoters. The WBC has set a deadline of February 5 for Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury to agree to terms for a heavyweight rematch. Not only did the WBC make an announcement regarding the purse bid, but has also made a special change to the purse split. There's a man that knows he can have this fight, if he wants it, said Hearn. (more...)
Garrett waffles on Linehan’s return as Cowboys ponder staff Garrett waffles on Linehan’s return as Cowboys ponder staff
- January 18, 2019

As to whether player changes will come about, Jones remained coy on specific plans with specific people. I feel very good about what Scott Linehan did for us. "But when you're sitting here doing contracts on players for years in advance and you're sitting here with investments in draft picks, stepping up here and making a change each year is tough. (more...)
West Ham United may leave out Marko Arnautovic amid China interest West Ham United may leave out Marko Arnautovic amid China interest
- January 18, 2019

This could be an ideal characteristic for West Ham, who have learnt how to play a cohesive unit under the leadership of Pellegrini and therefore, having a forward, who can complement the other attackers in the team should definitely help. In all the months I've been working here I never had any problems with the owners about that. Marko Arnautovic joined the London Stadium from Stoke City in 2017 and last season he literally carried the team on his own shoulders. (more...)
Gladys Knight to perform anthem at Super Bowl Gladys Knight to perform anthem at Super Bowl
- January 18, 2019

So that part is not only refreshing, it's like, 'Look at what we can do when we actually work together'". "I ain't with supporting the NFL ". The NFL basically blackballed him. A source close to Scott said that while the two did not necessarily agree, they emerged from the conversation with mutual respect and understanding, with the rapper taking the stance that everyone makes a statement in their own way and he felt that the money going toward Dream Corps, combined with the platform ... (more...)
Muhammad Ali's name to go on airport in U.S. hometown Muhammad Ali's name to go on airport in U.S. hometown
- January 18, 2019

The airport announced the change Wednesday afternoon, saying, "On Wednesday, January 16 2019, the Board of the Louisville Regional Airport Authority voted to meaningfully recognize the legacy of the humanitarian, boxing legend and Louisville native, Muhammad Ali by renaming the airport in his honor". (more...)
MS Dhoni speaks about his preferred batting position after clinching ODI series MS Dhoni speaks about his preferred batting position after clinching ODI series
- January 18, 2019

MS Dhoni ended the series with 193 runs to his name and was dismissed only once in three matches. But we as a team, and myself as captain, we feel that Dhoni at five is the most logical. "When you give some great players a couple of chances, it always hurts", Australia captain Aaron Finch said. First, Marsh was stumped attempting to play a wide delivery down leg side as MS Dhoni quickly removed the bails. (more...)
Serena makes light work of Bouchard at Australian Open Serena makes light work of Bouchard at Australian Open
- January 18, 2019

To which we say, YES. The top three seeds at Melbourne Park raffled all four of the majors between them past year, with Federer winning his sixth Australian Open, Nadal claiming his 11th French Open and world number one Djokovic sweeping Wimbledon and the U.S. (more...)
Barca face disqualification from Copa del Rey Barca face disqualification from Copa del Rey
- January 18, 2019

But Levante president Quico Catalan has said his club have complained to the Spanish Football Federation over Barcelona's selection of youngster Chumi in the first match and hope to get them thrown out of the competition. After suffering a 2-1 defeat in the first leg last week, Ernesto Valverde went for a stronger line up as Lionel Messi , Ivan Rakitic and Arturo Vidal were included. (more...)

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