by | January 09, 2019 | 08:58

Now Medvedev hit back, saving multiple break points in the early stages of the second set and breaking in the eighth game, 5-3. The third set was all Pliskova as she broke Tsurenko twice to wrap up the final in two hours, 12 minutes. In women's singles, Czech tennis star Karolina Pliskova battled past Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 in the final clash to clinch her second Brisbane International title.

by | January 08, 2019 | 02:50

Thanks to the Fast4 format, the final match culminated in a championship point for both teams simultaneously: At 4-4 in the third-set tiebreak between Switzerland and Germany, it was truly victor take all. Launched in 1989 by former Australian players Paul McNamee and Charlie Fancutt and named after Australian tennis great Harry Hopman, the Hopman Cup has been used as preparation for the Australian Open by three decades of players and has held a unique place in the tennis world as the only top ...

by | January 08, 2019 | 02:26

The Premier League champions are in the midst of selling the 19-year-old to Real Madrid after he turned down a bumper new deal at the Etihad. Goal revealed earlier this week that Manchester City have agreed a clause with Madrid that entitles them to 15 per cent of any future transfer fee, should the forward sign for another club in the future.

by | January 07, 2019 | 07:13

Selden is averaging 5.4 points in 14.2 minutes over 32 games. A starter for the Bulls, Justin Holiday heads to the Grizzlies with averages of 11.6 points and 4.4 rebounds. Holiday is a solid 3-and-D wing player, but the 29-year-old is not as useful to the Bulls as future assets are. "The guy who comes in, obviously we're looking at him and expecting him to help us with that".

by | January 07, 2019 | 07:00

Bautista Agut romped through the Swiss in straight sets 6-4 6-4. "I work very hard to play tennis like this. I can still get to one or two levels up, but I thought under the circumstances I managed to find a way to win against a player that is hitting the ball very fast and just being very aggressive", he added.

by | January 07, 2019 | 06:56

Australia, reeling from a record three-consecutive declarations this series, gave up their biggest first-innings deficit at the famed venue since 1936. "It's been a hard-fought series and they deserve to take home the trophy". India denied Australia any real possibility of a victory here by batting for almost two full days with Cheteshwar Pujara (193) and Rishabh Pant (159 not out) scoring hundreds.

by | January 07, 2019 | 06:01

Former Liverpool star Graeme Souness has criticised Fabinho, admitting he is yet to be replaced by the former Monaco man. While Thursday's loss to City was a bump to Liverpool's campaign, their recent form and overall ascendancy in quality should mean a win for the Reds on Monday.

by | January 07, 2019 | 03:17

Without question, joining a team with potential like Philadelphia could work wonders for a player like Harper, especially when seeing all of the extra games he would get to face his former team in the Washington Nationals . Regardless, numbers and ideas are going to be thrown around, but not yet will the stupid money come into play in Sin City, and Harper won't get mobbed by Philadelphia's electricians.

by | January 05, 2019 | 07:47

Still, the thing that fans will remember about this game was the triple that Harden canned with one second remaining in overtime to seal the win. In the closing stages of arguably the biggest game of the year, James Harden hit one of the most hard shots you'll ever see, avoiding the clutches of Klay Thompson and Draymond Green, two of the best defenders the league has to offer.

by | January 05, 2019 | 07:27

A maximum of eight new members can be elected, five from the modern-era group. The Class of 2019 will be officially enshrined into the Hall of Fame during the spectacular Enshrinement Ceremony held inside Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium at Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village in Canton on Saturday, Aug.

by | January 05, 2019 | 07:28

When asked about the change in United under Solskjaer , Howe said: "I haven't been at this stadium before (now) this season, but I imagine the atmosphere is probably the biggest change and that can rejuvenate players". He has already cut the gap with the Premier League's top four to six points after four successive wins and will kick off their FA Cup campaign against Championship strugglers Reading on Saturday(live on ESPN+ from 7.30 ET on Saturday).

by | January 05, 2019 | 06:55

Leonard was limited to just nine games with the Spurs in 2017-18 and reportedly asked to be moved because he was unhappy with the way the team handled his rehab from a right quad injury. Leonard also spoke to San Antonio assistant coach Chip Engelland as well as former teammates Patty Mills , Bryn Forbes, Derrick White and Rudy Gay following Toronto's loss, according to ESPN .

by | January 03, 2019 | 00:27

Liverpool go into 2019 seven points clear at the top of the Premier League , having conceded just eight league goals this season, while playing some of the best soccer in Europe. The Argentinian has scored six goals in his 13 league appearances against Liverpool down the years, and has always proved a handful with his speed and strength, as well as his clinical eye for goal.

by | January 03, 2019 | 00:20

No. 2 Clemson (14-0) will face No. 1 Alabama (14-0) in the College Football Playoff for the fourth straight year - including the third time in the national championship game. Alabama and Clemson have faced off in the last three playoffs, including splitting two title games. The sophomore has been electric this season, tossing 41 touchdown passes against only four interceptions.

by | January 01, 2019 | 15:25

The final of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship will see on Saturday World No.1 Novak Djokovic facing the challenge of ATP-ranked no.6 Kevin Anderson in the showdown for the title. Khachanov said of that setback: "I had a few chances opportunities in the first few games, there was a few times it was 0-30 on his serve". They have shown they can challenge top three players for titles.

by | January 01, 2019 | 12:28

Former Warriors swingman Patrick McCaw is practicing with the Cavaliers, who signed him to a two-year, $6 million offer sheet last week. The contract is fully non-guaranteed. Wojnarowski adds that McCaw signing the offer sheet is alluding to the fact that he doesn't wish to remain with the Warriors . McCaw declined a two-year, $5.2 million offer from Golden State, a source told The Undefeated's Marc J.

by | January 01, 2019 | 11:14

The two sides played each other four times last season, with Liverpool ending City's 22-match unbeaten start before knocking them out of the Champions League in the quarterfinals. "Today for us it's a clear example that if we are not consistent enough, with not only good quality during the game, and the right energy, it's hard to compete for big things", said a disappointed Mauricio Pochettino .

by | December 31, 2018 | 15:00

Tennis greats Roger Federer and Serena Williams will meet on court for the first time at the Hopman Cup on Tuesday when Switzerland face the United States of America in Perth. 2-1 to score their first win at this year's Hopman Cup, bouncing back after a loss against Great Britain to stay in contention for the place in the final.

by | December 31, 2018 | 10:03

Kyler's Sooners predictably lost to Alabama on Saturday, falling 45-34 in the Orange Bowl . The Crimson Tide offense was dominant against the porous Sooner defense, while Alabama's defense was able to limit Oklahoma from ever getting into a groove.

by | December 31, 2018 | 07:02

I'm going to try to do it as best I possibly can. "I know I've talked about it for a long time", Brady said. Sunday stakes: What will be at stake when the Patriots wrap up the regular season by playing host to the New York Jets at Gillette this Sunday? New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady seems to be asked every season if he will return for the next, and the veteran signal caller is already making plans for the 2019 season.

by | December 31, 2018 | 00:30

The second was simply lovely with Firmino leaving three Arsenal defenders on their backsides and sliding the ball past Bernd Leno with equal finesse. - Roberto Firmino's hat-trick is the sixth to have been scored in fixtures between Arsenal and Liverpool in the Premier League - the most hat-tricks in a single fixture in Premier League history.

by | December 31, 2018 | 00:15

Nunes eventually knocked down Justino twice, and she the fight spectacularly with an overhand right to the ear, putting Justino face-down on the canvas. "I mean, what guy just gives up his belt because somebody else made it home?" Yes, Nunes really is the female G.O.A.T., despite how short of a history women have had in the sport's biggest promotion.

by | December 29, 2018 | 15:43

Having won their last five Premier League games, Spurs have crept up to second spot and are six points behind leaders Liverpool . "When you are professional some opinions you can not make public", he said. "We are just a bit unlucky for me, to be honest", Son, who has hit seven goals in his last seven Premier League games, said to Sky Sports. We are going our own way, it doesn't matter.

by | December 29, 2018 | 11:55

LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers looks on from the bench after he was hurt against the Golden State Warriors during the second half of their NBA Basketball game at ORACLE Arena on December 25, 2018 in Oakland, California. "James will be listed as day-to-day", a Lakers spokesperson said. Los Angeles led 104-89 with 6:44 left following a dunk by Tyson Chandler , before Sacramento surged back.

by | December 28, 2018 | 15:24

Koulibaly was initially booked for a foul on Matteo Politano, but after sarcastically applauding the referee he was red carded. Ancelotti claimed the visitors asked three times for the game to be called off and suggested the Partenopei would "stop play ourselves" the next time an incident occurred .

by | December 28, 2018 | 14:58

Messi , in an interview with Marca , has insisted he does not need to change. Jordi Cruyff told Barcelona to learn from what happened at Real Madrid after Cristiano Ronaldo's departure. I do not need to change teams or leagues to set new goals. Messi also expressed his desire to lift the Champions League trophy for a fifth time to go alongside the five Golden Shoe and five Ballon d'Or awards he has won in his illustrious career.

by | December 28, 2018 | 14:45

The Socceroos begin their campaign on January 6. It can add something to the players either a positive or a negative'. "The first 45 minutes I wasn't happy, far from it". "It was really pleasing". He said: "I am aware that Mikey has played in the attacking positions across the front line and he has the instinct to score a goal ".

by | December 27, 2018 | 08:43

Pep Guardiola's men took the lead through Bernardo Silva , but Marc Albrighton would equalise for the Foxes and the score ended 1-1 at half-time. City slipped to third in the Premier League after their second defeat in a row, with Spurs moving up to second, and Liverpool now six points clear at the top.

by | December 27, 2018 | 04:30

The attacking midfielder was the subject of plenty of interest during the summer transfer window and he seemed to be on the verge of joining Liverpool for a £54m fee before the deal fell through at the final minute. Things though have not improved very much as Sarri is still not sure as to who his first choice striker is - Alvaro Morata or Olivier Giroud . Madrid will instead try to complete a deal for River Plate midfielder Exequiel Palacios , who recently conquered the Copa ...

by | December 27, 2018 | 00:10

After a first-down run and an incompletion, Wilson converted a third-and-6 to David Moore , who muscled his way past the line to gain. Had the Seahawks won, they would have secured a playoff berth; instead, Seattle needs to beat one of the NFL's elite teams and get help to punch their ticket in Week 16.

by | December 25, 2018 | 11:42

I really believe that. I've sat next to him in a dressing room for 11 years. "We're not too focused on the other teams' scorelines at the moment". It comes with a responsibility. "It's not going to happen every game that you create chances like we did today, you've got to go and grind it out". "He's talking about implementing his principles in the team which I think will take time".

by | December 25, 2018 | 11:30

However, he did spend considerable time fielding as 12th man in Perth. Amid the selection debate, Kohli but has vowed to maintain his typical passionate style in the pivotal MCG clash. On Ashwin, Shastri added: "He has made a very good improvement but then again we have got to see how he pulls up tomorrow". The four-match Test series between India and Australia has been leveled at 1-1 after two matches.

by | December 25, 2018 | 11:01

Following Leicester , City do not play again until the 30th when they have another away game, at Southampton and now sit four points behind Premier League leaders Liverpool . "For me they [Spurs] were never out [of the title race] so why should I be surprised that they are in again?" If you are a professional football player, it just takes 10-15 percent away.

by | December 25, 2018 | 10:02

The first came early in the second quarter when the 49ers perfectly defended an option play with Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky sprinting right before lobbing a backwards pass to running back Tarik Cohen. Hey, the Bears could beat the Rams in Los Angeles, the Saints could get upset in the divisional playoffs, and the NFC title game could end up in Soldier Field.

by | December 25, 2018 | 09:12

Due to the low levels of the steroid found in Jones" system, the United States Anti-Doping Agency deemed that he "obtained no performance enhancement'. Along with Jones vs. Gustafsson, UFC 232 will also feature Cris Cyborg (20-1) vs. Amanda Nunes (16-4) and Carlos Condit (30-12) vs. Michael Chiesa (14-4).

by | December 25, 2018 | 03:10

Al Ain started brightly and came close to taking a shock lead when Sweden worldwide striker Marcus Berg could only prod the ball into the gloves of goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois. Then, a mistake by Marcelo left El Sahat alone to round Courtois, only for Ramos to hustle back and block his shot on the line. " Real Madrid is the biggest club there is, but sometimes a Smart auto can beat a Mercedes", said the Croatian.

by | December 22, 2018 | 14:28

Injuries and platooning by manager Dave Roberts limited Puig to 125 games past year, where he hit.267/.327/.494 with 23 homers, 63 RBIs, and 15 stolen bases while providing Gold Glove-caliber defense in right field. Kemp, 34, batted.290 with 25 doubles, 21 homers and 85 RBIs last season, when he was an All-Star for the third time. This means the Dodgers are saving closer to $18 million than $24 million on their payroll.

by | December 22, 2018 | 10:45

Tottenham , in third place, has 39 points ahead of this weekend's clash with Everton , while fourth-placed Chelsea has 37 before its home clash with Leicester City. By his standards, the 26-year-old did make a slow start to the season and the shoulder injury, which severely hampered his World Cup with Egypt, was serious enough to require time for him to make a full recovery.

by | December 22, 2018 | 07:15

When quizzed on Drinkwater's future, Sarri added: "I don't know". Regarding the continued speculation over whether Hazard will be staying at Chelsea , Zola said: "Hopefully he will stay long with us". We have already played Watford, West Ham and Arsenal. Despite not having him in his preferred XI for the Premier League , Sarri feels Loftus-Cheek can become a star at Chelsea , and appeared to rule out any chance of the midfielder making a loan move in January.

by | December 20, 2018 | 10:45

The Spain global is under contract at Real Madrid until 2022, but for the first time is seriously considering leaving after falling out of favour with coach Santiago Solari . There were high expectations for Bale following the Portuguese forward's departure for Juventus this year, with Real suggesting they did not need to make a new Galactico signing because the former Tottenham Hotspur player could fill the void.

by | December 19, 2018 | 12:46

Glamorgan one-day captain Colin Ingram was bought by Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League auction for around £715,000. However, no franchise showed interest in picking the sixer king. "And to the ones who al have criticized me, I request you to first get into my shoe nd than start making such comments for me". Patel matched West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite's price, who went to Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs 5 crore.

by | December 19, 2018 | 12:43

Nicknamed "The Klopp of the Alps", new Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuettl showed why he has been compared to Liverpool's eccentric boss by running onto the field and leaping into the air in delight after ending Arsenal's long unbeaten run on Sunday.

by | December 19, 2018 | 12:30

Michael Carrick is in temporary charge as Manchester United searches for a caretaker manager until the end of the season. Steven Gerrard does not believe Jose Mourinho deserves some of the criticism being aimed at him following his Manchester United exit on Tuesday.

by | December 19, 2018 | 12:14

Paine was heard telling the Indian players: "I know he's your captain but you can't seriously like him as a bloke?" Calm down, boys. As they say, "united we stand, divided we fall". Kohli had reportedly also made some offensive comments to Paine. Australia have been trying to improve their image and Kohli, who was controversially dismissed on the third day in Perth, insists both sides have not crossed the line so far.

by | December 19, 2018 | 12:00

The Argentinian signed a new five-year deal at the London club in May amid interest from Real Madrid and he has spoken at length this season about wanting to see the project at the club through, starting with moving them into the new stadium.

by | December 19, 2018 | 09:15

It referred to the 45-year-old Norwegian as "our interim manager". However, that didn't stop eagle-eyed football fans from taking a screenshot of the reveal. And United themselves confirmed the arrival of Solskjaer inadvertently. With just 26 points from 17 games, it is their worst ever start to an EPL season.

by | December 19, 2018 | 07:45

Smith ranks second on the Vikings with 82 tackles (team stats), has seven pass breakups, seven tackles for loss, two fumble recoveries and a forced fumble. The Pro Bowl will be played in Orlando, Florida, on January 27. However, fan votes account for just one-third of the Pro Bowl selection process. In all, Mahomes, wide receiver Tyreek Hill, tight end Travis Kelce, tackle Eric Fisher, fullback Anthony Sherman and linebacker Dee Ford were named to the rosters.

by | December 18, 2018 | 12:38

Fielding (27-1, 15 KOs), 31, of England, will be making his first defense following his upset fifth-round knockout of Tyron Zeuge on his home turf in Germany in July. It really was no contest. I have to talk to my team, enjoy the holiday and then I'll talk to my team. If he struggles, the doubters will have an even stronger case that Garcia is nothing but a Golden Boy hype-job, and even his most diehard believers will have to begrudgingly acknowledge that there are problems with the fighter, ...

by | December 18, 2018 | 12:12

Pat Cummins (2-25) wrapped up the last two wickets in the space of four balls - Ishant Sharma (0) edging behind for a duck and Jasprit Bumrah (0) launching a shot high into the sky with Cummins positioning himself to take the catch. A chirpy Indian fielding group went to a new level when skipper Tim Paine strolled to the crease with Kohli leading the charge. 'Nathan bowled really well on this wicket .

by | December 15, 2018 | 16:04

They are going to drop few points - not too many - so we have to be there to be close to them and catch up. Kevin De Bruyne is also closing in on a return and could feature on Saturday, although Guardiola may opt against throwing him straight in from the start despite an injury to David Silva .