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Absolute Gun Serena Williams Returning To Tennis 4 Months After Giving Birth

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For this reason, I have sadly announced to the organisers and now to you fans that I won't play this time in Abu Dhabi . Serena Williams hasn't played since winning the Australian Open in January. The younger Williams who has 72-career titles has been top of the Women's rankings for 319 weeks and posted her fifth consecutive top-three finish previous year having won at Wimbledon and Rome. Read More »

Another replay goes Patriots' way in win over Bills

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There was the revenge factor, and the Bills had opportunities to take shots at him for what he did to White, as offensive lineman Richie Incognito suggested earlier this week that they might. It marks the first time that Brady has thrown an interception in five consecutive games since 2002. What a difference a few weeks makes. Rob Gronkowski cracked himself up on Sunday. Read More »

Nadal explains Abu Dhabi absence

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Rafael Nadal's start to the 2018 season will be delayed. Nadal is slated to make a comeback at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi , beginning December 29. After struggling with injuries previous year, Federer and Nadal have enjoyed a remarkable resurgence over the past 12 months - sharing the four grand slams between them. Read More »

Jets DE Wilkerson inactive versus Chargers

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The embattled defensive lineman will be inactive for his team's game against the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday afternoon, further fueling speculation that the two sides will be parting ways this offseason. 24, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J. Gates' 114 touchdowns are also good for No. 6 all-time time regardless of the position behind only former 49ers wide receiver Jerry Rice, Vikings wide receiver Randy Moss, 49ers wide receiver Terrell Owens, Vikings wide receiver Chris Carter and Colts ... Read More »

Southampton faces setback after Austin suspension

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Danish goalkeeper Lossl was left with a bloodied face and a suspected broken nose following the incident in Saturday's 1-1 draw at St Mary's Stadium. Austin avoided punishment at the time, but could face a retrospective ban from the Football Association. Read More »

Saints CB Marshon Lattimore makes a butt-iful interception

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If New Orleans Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore hasn't proven himself to be best the at his position in the National Football League, he proved himself to be the NFL's most resourceful cornerback against the Atlanta Falcons . The Saints had three penalties for 30 yards. That shouldn't let the refs off the hook for a awful game of their own, though. Falcons have struggled to recapture the form of last season and now sit outside the playoff spots in the NFC Conference with a 9-6 ... Read More »

Osweiler the Broncos' starting QB vs. Washington

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Washington's Kirk Cousins is rumored to be a target for Denver in National Football League free agency while it seems as though Lynch, Osweiler, and Trevor Siemian are not long-term options for the Broncos. The Broncos announced that injured wide receivers Emmanuel Sanders (ankle) and Cody Latimer (thigh) were downgraded to out for their Week 16 game against the Redskins and did not travel with the team to Washington . Read More »

Arsenal boss Wenger pushed over Wilshere, Ozil contract talks

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Strikes from Alexis Sanchez (53), Granit Xhaka (56) and Mesut Ozil (58) in that frenetic period swung the game in their favour but Roberto Firmino (71) salvaged a point for Liverpool . Wenger was asked by a reporter if he should have simply "parked the bus" once his team went up 3-2. But overall, what can you say? "You know Jack, he is never frozen as always". Read More »

Kerr insists Curry, despite progress, won't play on Christmas Day vs Cavs

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Kerr said that nothing has been finalized quite yet, but he feels it is smart for the team to just play it safe. "So if we weren't playing Cleveland on Christmas and I told you Steph hasn't played in a 3-on-3 game, hasn't had any contact at all and the game is 48 hours from now, you'd say, 'oh, Steph's not going to play". Read More »

Lakers end Rockets' 14-game win streak

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Chris Paul is excited to be a part of what is going on in Houston as the Rockets now have the best record in all of basketball at 25-5. "I think he's day to day, but we're going to be real cautious with it, I'm sure", Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni told reporters. Read More »

Bellamy reveals the surprise candidate to potentially replace Conte at Chelsea

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I think he has the right characteristics to play for this club for many years, to become an important player... "But I repeat, in every game, I have to make the best decision for the team". Everton have now won five and drawn two - against Liverpool and Chelsea - of the seven games since Allardyce agreed to take over as manager from Ronald Koeman. Read More »

Unranked UCLA upsets No. 7 ranked Kentucky

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Kevin Knox had 15 points for Kentucky on an array of perimeter shots and slashing dunks, but Kentucky didn't shoot well overall. The Wildcats went 6 of 21 from three-point range and were outshot overall, 47.5 percent (29 of 61) to 42.6 percent (29 of 68). Read More »

Leafs' Auston Matthews will return Saturday against Rangers

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Matthews collided with teammate Morgan Rielly against the Pittsburgh Penguins two weeks ago, so his measured, yet specific description of his injury may not be all that surprising. Suddenly, the Buds were back ahead and looking to protect their lead in the final minutes of the game. Leafs coach Mike Babcock restored Matthews to his regular line, between Zach Hyman and William Nylander, a possible indication Matthews could return to the lineup Saturday against the New York Rangers . Read More »

UCLA QB Josh Rosen will sit out Cactus Bowl

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The junior QB remains in concussion protocol after he suffered the injury in the Bruins' final regular-season game against Cal. Team doctors did not want Rosen to play so soon after suffering the shot to his head. Leonard Fournette of LSU and Stanford's Christian McCaffrey both skipped their bowl games last season to prepare for the draft. Most of those guys get banged up to some extent every single game. Read More »

Army-San Diego State

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Darnell Woolfolk capped off a 15-play, 72-yard drive with a one-yard touchdown run with 18 seconds remaining, and Kell Walker converted Army's two-point attempt to put the Black Knights ahead. He's just the fourth player in FBS history to have five-straight 200-yard games. Penny's 32-yard touchdown run gave him the school's single-season mark for rushing yards, set last season by Donnel Pumphrey. Read More »

Steelers cut James Harrison, activate Marcus Gilbert

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Harrison's agent told ESPN's Josina Anderson that the two sides came to a mutual decision to end his time with the Steelers , according to ESPN's Jeremy Fowler . Harrison complained about his lack of playing time earlier this month, saying he would not have re-signed with the Steelers if he had known he wouldn't play. Read More »

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger delighted with Jack Wilshere progress

We played too deep. On the back of using the Nigeria global alongside midfielder Jack Wilshere , Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Hector Bellerin against Newcastle on Saturday, the gaffer utilised Joe Willock and substitutes Reiss Nelson, Ben Sheaf and Josh Dasilva in their League Cup win over West Ham United. Read More »

Liverpool make a breakthrough in Virgil van Dijk pursuit

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Yoshida also says Southampton's poor recent form - in which they have won two points from an available 15 in the Premier League - has come as a surprise to Mauricio Pellegrino's side. Asked if he's keeping Van Dijk fit on the sidelines, Pellegrino replied: 'Yes, he's training he's training well but I had to think about today and the next few games'. Read More »

Michael Owen predicts the result of the clash between Tottenham and Burnley

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England forward Kane will break the record if he scores in Tottenham's next match against Southampton on Tuesday. Pochettino said Kane's tally was just reward for the effort he has put into his game. "It's hard to find another word to describe him". "Of course he needs one more to set the record and I think it's a massive individual achievement for him". Read More »

Quinton Flowers leads USF to dramatic Birmingham Bowl win

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Texas Tech went three-and-out on the ensuing drive but linebacker Kolin Hill recovered a fumble for the Red Raiders on the first play of South Florida's next possession. "It's not on my mind", Flowers said of the league record. Meanwhile, the Bulls are 4-1-1 against the spread in their last six games coming off a loss and are 7-1 at the betting window in their last eight games after allowing more than 40 points in their previous game. Read More »

Warriors escape with win after tight game with Lakers

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Kuzma proved key in that regard and filled it up two nights after he torched the Houston Rockets for a career-high 38 points. Lonzo Ball also continued his impressive play of late with 16 points, nine rebounds, four assists, and two blocks. Read More »

Carmelo Anthony thinks he has figured out role with Thunder

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Oh, and it was Oklahoma City's fifth win in six games. Who else was possibly going to take that shot? "It's just a matter of accepting that role". It's not often National Basketball Association teams face the same opponent four times in the first third of the season, before even getting to Christmas. Read More »

Mo Salah has rubbished rumours of a rift with Liverpool teammate

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Mohamed Salah has reiterated that he came to Liverpool to win trophies, and believes that they will do so this season. The Baggies defender added that he wishes his Egypt worldwide teammate can finish as the league's top scorer and win the golden boot saying "he would be honored" if this happened. Read More »

Some Premier League managers are "untouchable" - Mark Hughes

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HOW much could the Premier League table change this weekend? "The media will set time lines and time tables on it, but that is not what is happening within the corridors here in my view". "There's a lot of clubs down there that aren't having the season they would have anticipated at the beginning of the season". West Brom manager Pardew remains hopeful Evans can be persuaded to sign a contract extension to commit his future to the club despite the ongoing transfer speculation. Read More »

Georgia LB Natrez Patrick enters drug treatment facility; will miss CFP

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Healen didn't say how long Patrick will be in the treatment program. The document states that Patrick must "comply with all aftercare recommendations" following the completion of the inpatient program. Patrick has been arrested twice for marijuana possession in 2017, although one of those charges was dropped. Patrick was arrested on December 3 with teammate Jayson Stanley. Read More »

Josh Allen shows everyone why National Football League scouts are drooling

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But Allen will not be the only quarterback that Elway and company go to scout in person this bowl season. However, Allen returned to the field Friday to display one of his most impressive performances of the season. Two second-quarter field goals by Cooper Rothe sent Wyoming into the half up 27-7. The field goal pushed CMU into a 17-point deficit early in the second quarter. Read More »

Newcastle United held talks with David Moyes

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Newcastle United have made five changes for this afternoon's trip to West Ham United . "We've had these situations in the last two or three games, losing to one goal, but at the same time you can see the reaction of the players and the effort they put on the pitch - that's the positive thing". Read More »

Confirmed: Chelsea will be without their star man for Everton trip

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Conte criticised referee Lee Mason's decision to book the 17-year-old so early in the match, but praised his defender's calmness in navigating the remainder of an intense cup tie while walking a disciplinary tightrope. It's a pity. But we have to accept it. "We had a great reaction". I think he has the right characteristics to play for this club for many years, to become an important player... Read More »

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger reacts to Liverpool draw

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Monreal was replaced by Shkodran Mustafi at half-time in a change that many assumed was tactical as the fit-again German worldwide is more suited to playing at centre-back. "The players had it in their mind that the players are quick but sometimes the best way is to play higher up, play for offside". We played too far from each other, [were] not compact enough, not composed enough. Read More »

Rohit Sharma equals fastest T20I century record

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Please Wait while comments are loading. "I try to play to the field as much as I can, to be honest", Rohit conceded. The result has been a lack of contest and one-sided results, prompting many to question the very logic of India playing such a weak side again and again. Read More »

Sevilla sack coach Berizzo less than a month after cancer op

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The club revealed that they are already in discussions over Berizzo's replacement, who is expected to be appointed after the winter break. According to reports in the Spanish media, former Malaga and Rubin Kazan coach Javi Gracia is the favourite to succeed Berizzo , while former Barcelona coach Luis Enrique's name has also been mentioned. Read More »