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Munster To Meet Edinburgh in Quarter-Finals Munster To Meet Edinburgh in Quarter-Finals
- January 21, 2019

Reflecting on Launchbury's early exit, Young said: "Basically, he got his head in the wrong position in a tackle and his head hit one of the Leinster player's hips". England are already waiting on the fitness of first-five Owen Farrell, who is to have minor surgery on his thumb. Reigning European and Guinness PRO 14 Champions Leinster will host fellow Irish opposition Ulster in an All-Irish quarter final in a game likely to be at Ireland's Aviva Stadium, while Munster will have to ... (more...)
Jaguars announce London game opponent for 2019 season Jaguars announce London game opponent for 2019 season
- January 21, 2019

The NFL also announced the four games to be played in London next season - two at Wembley Stadium and two at the new Tottenham stadium. The dates and venues will be announced at a later date, but two games will be played at Wembley Stadium and the other two are set to be held at Tottenham Hotspur's new stadium. (more...)
Irishman Shane Lowry wins see-saw Abu Dhabi battle Irishman Shane Lowry wins see-saw Abu Dhabi battle
- January 21, 2019

Brooks Koepka closed with a 70 and tied for ninth, assuring that Justin Rose - who is playing the PGA Tour in California this week - will remain at No. However, he did not enjoy the cushion for long and missed a par putt from a couple of feet on the sixth to tie again with Lowry on 17-under. The drama continued on the back nine. (more...)
Testy Maria Sharapova Snaps At Reporter Asking About Seven-Minute Toilet Break Testy Maria Sharapova Snaps At Reporter Asking About Seven-Minute Toilet Break
- January 21, 2019

The five-time major champion received a time violation upon her return to the court, a decision applauded by the Rod Laver Arena crowd. Then she declined to answer a perfectly relevant question about the challenge of finding an alternative medication to meldonium, which was outlawed by WADA at the start of 2016. (more...)
Australia vs India - Highlights & Stats Australia vs India - Highlights & Stats
- January 21, 2019

Dhoni copped a lot of criticism from all quarters for his slow strike-rate at the start of the series, but has sounded back with three half-centuries in three matches to be adjudged Man of the Series. In the absence of Hardik Pandya , India have used a full-time seamer as their fifth bowling option both at the Sydney Cricket Ground and the Adelaide Oval. (more...)
Australian Open: Naomi Osaka gets through Sevastova to reach QFs Australian Open: Naomi Osaka gets through Sevastova to reach QFs
- January 21, 2019

The 37-year-old 23-time Grand Slam victor has a blockbuster last-16 evening clash against world number one Simona Halep on Rod Laver Arena, while Novak Djokovic meets fast-rising Daniil Medvedev. Sevastova was no stranger to the second week at slams, having reached the semifinals and two quarterfinals at her past three US Opens , but as this battle wore on, it was Osaka whose game was lifting and Sevastova emotionally unravelling. (more...)
'He is the best man for Manchester United job' insists United legend 'He is the best man for Manchester United job' insists United legend
- January 21, 2019

On his 150th appearance for the club the 21-year-old curled one into the top corner from a tight angle. Chris Hughton's side were pushing for an equaliser after Gross had reduced the deficit with Brighton's first goal at Old Trafford since March 1983, but United held out to give Solskjaer a club-record seventh successive win since taking over. (more...)
Lonzo Ball Scheduled For MRI On Sprained Ankle Lonzo Ball Scheduled For MRI On Sprained Ankle
- January 21, 2019

He couldn't put any weight on it and had to be carried off the court. The Lakers will likely need Ball to undergo an MRI to reveal the extent of the damage to his ligaments. Ball entered Saturday averaging 9.9 points, 5.3 assists and 5.4 rebounds per game as he tries to solidify himself as a key building block in Los Angeles. (more...)
'It made me feel better' says racquet-smasher Zverev 'It made me feel better' says racquet-smasher Zverev
- January 21, 2019

While Zverev destroyed one racquet in a spectacular meltdown in the second set, Raonic remained calm to win. Zverev put in an uncharacteristically mistake-ridden performance in the 6-1, 6-1, 7-6 (7/5) loss, serving up 10 double faults to give Raonic a huge leg-up. (more...)
Serena seals Halep victory, rounds out Aussie Open QFs Serena seals Halep victory, rounds out Aussie Open QFs
- January 21, 2019

Halep looked vulnerable throughout the opener, but the Romanian broke back to level at 2-2 in the second before a missed backhand on the Williams serve forced a deciding set and brought the crowd to its feet. She's the number one player in the world for a reason. I had to just play a little bit like I knew I could and I did, and I think hopefully that was the difference. (more...)
Manchester United star Pogba ‘was clever’ in penalty incident, says Brighton’s Bong Manchester United star Pogba ‘was clever’ in penalty incident, says Brighton’s Bong
- January 21, 2019

Carlo Ancelotti, when he was at Chelsea, and Pep Guardiola at Manchester City were the only two Premier League managers to have managed to win six straight games in the competition at the start of a stint at a club until today. He is a quality player and he is on form at the moment. Solskjaer has proved he has the temperament for the role, calmly describing Mourinho as a "fantastic manager" when asked about the pronouncements his predecessor has been making as a television pundit in Doha. (more...)
Yankees sending Gray to Reds Yankees sending Gray to Reds
- January 21, 2019

San Francisco has entered the sweepstakes for former A's and current Yankees starting pitcher Sonny Gray , according to Jon Heyman of Fancred. Sources told MLB Network on Saturday that the Reds and Yankees are finalizing a trade that would send Reds prospect Shed Long and a draft pick to the Yankees in exchange for the 2015 All-Star arm. (more...)
Kenneth Faried Agrees To Buyout With Nets, Will Join Rockets Kenneth Faried Agrees To Buyout With Nets, Will Join Rockets
- January 21, 2019

However, Houston has no intention of waiving Melo to free up a spot for Faried. Faried played in just two games this month and did not play in the Nets thrilling 145-142 overtime victory at Toyota Center over the Rockets on Wednesday. In 12 games this season with Brooklyn , Faried averaged 5.1 points and 3.7 rebounds per game. The Nets acquired Faried from the Denver Nuggets in an offseason trade that largely amounted to a dump of his remaining $13.8-million salary. (more...)
Halep not intimidated by Serena ahead of Melbourne showdown Halep not intimidated by Serena ahead of Melbourne showdown
- January 21, 2019

Serena Williams is seen consoling her opponent, Dayana Yastremska , after their match on Saturday, Jan. 19, 209. US Open champion Naomi Osaka and US Open semifinalist Anastasija Sevastova are all square at 2-2 - with three of those matches coming in the past year. (more...)
No. 1 Duke hands No. 4 Virginia first loss of season No. 1 Duke hands No. 4 Virginia first loss of season
- January 21, 2019

To beat a team like Duke , in this setting, you have to be at an "A" or "A-minus" in those compartments, or those areas, and I think we were just a little unsound". Pervious to tonight, the most points Virginia allowed to one player was 22 points to Wisconsin's Ethan Happ back on November 23. It was, per Virginia rules, a relatively low scoring game. (more...)
Patriots beat Chiefs to join Rams in Super Bowl Patriots beat Chiefs to join Rams in Super Bowl
- January 21, 2019

Here's everything you need to know for the 2019 Super Bowl , including who will be performing at halftime and who will be singing the national anthem as well as how to watch the big game. "We'd be on our knee for three plays and - it's disappointing". Asked if he thought it was tipped, Robey-Coleman told ESPN: "Initially I didn't think they tipped the ball because I can't even look at the quarterback at that time . (more...)
Cats win nail-biter at Auburn Cats win nail-biter at Auburn
- January 21, 2019

Harper had 17 points and six assists while Chuma Okeke had 11 points and six rebounds. With the win, Kentucky improves to 4-1 in SEC play and 14-3 overall. After Saturday's big win in Auburn , it appears Kentucky has found leaders in its backcourt. Kentucky overcame its penchant for awful starts by jumping out to an 8-4 lead on the strength of five points by Travis. (more...)
Sharapova unimpressed with questions after Melbourne exit Sharapova unimpressed with questions after Melbourne exit
- January 21, 2019

Toilet breaks are legal, with each player allowed one per match. Barty came back from one-set down to see off Maria Sharapova 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 on Sunday, January 20 booking a place in the quarterfinals of Australian Open . She leaned heavily on the slice backhand, ventured to the net on occasion, utilised more top spin than Sharapova and endeavoured to run her around with angles. (more...)
James Harden has 58 points in Rockets' OT loss to Nets James Harden has 58 points in Rockets' OT loss to Nets
- January 21, 2019

Lou Williams finished with 23 points off the bench to lead the Clippers, who have lost four straight for the second time this season. LOS ANGELES (AP) - Anthony Davis had 46 points and 16 rebounds, Julius Randle added 27 points and New Orleans defeated Los Angeles for just its second road win this season against a Western Conference team. (more...)
Tebow to open spring in Mets' major league camp Tebow to open spring in Mets' major league camp
- January 21, 2019

Lucie. Tebow is one of 13 non-roster players the Mets will included in their workouts and exhibition games ahead of the 2019 regular season. Van Wagenen also hinted that Tebow could play his way onto the Mets, but the Mets' depth in the outfield makes it unlikely barring a rash of injuries. (more...)
Larry Fitzgerald drained a hole in one while golfing with Barack Obama Larry Fitzgerald drained a hole in one while golfing with Barack Obama
- January 21, 2019

The receiver's flawless shot came on the 13th hole at Seminole Golf Club, which is 165 yards in length. The 15-year veteran NFLer has said he will decide whether or not he'll return to the Cardinals sometime this offseason, indicating that retirement is a possibility. (more...)
Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes to sign record-breaking $200 million contract Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes to sign record-breaking $200 million contract
- January 20, 2019

Schefter tweeted the news citing sources. Of course, the only number truly relevant in National Football League deals is the guaranteed money, but $200 million would blow away the record $134 million deal Aaron Rodgers signed in 2018. "By holding him back, we haven't overexposed him". That deal includes a record $100m in guaranteed money. Mahomes is about to be marketed in a way he wasn't during the first two years in the league, with marketing deals and television commercials, according ... (more...)
Red Sox Unlikely To Spend Big On Closer Red Sox Unlikely To Spend Big On Closer
- January 20, 2019

Cora attended the Boston Baseball Writers' Association of America dinner on Thursday night to accept the Manager of the Year Award. The 2018 World Series champions' trip to the White House could become the next casualty of the United States government shutdown. (more...)
Spidercam crashes into chair umpire’s sun shield at Australian Open
- January 20, 2019

Sharapova was looking to follow up her big win over defending champion Caroline Wozniacki but lost nine games in a row to trail 4-0 in the deciding set and her attempts at a comeback fell just short. She's really good at what she does. Finally securing the victory with another ace on her fourth match point was simply inspiring. Ashleigh Barty is coming off a three sets win over Maria Sharapova that took 27 games to decide. (more...)
Kris Bryant stirs up Cardinals rivalry, calls St. Louis ‘so boring’ Kris Bryant stirs up Cardinals rivalry, calls St. Louis ‘so boring’
- January 20, 2019

Louis. Eventually, the comments reached the internet and the Cardinals players themselves began to respond, starting with St. Louis reliever John Brebbia who said, "Cry me a river, loser". Left fielder Marcell Ozuna posted on Yadi's Instagram, "from outside they speak and talk like tiger but at the end they gonna be like a cat". Dempster also chimed in, saying there's "zero chance in hell" he would go to St. (more...)

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