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Positive emotions for Novak Djokovic on grand slam return

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And Federer's task was made just that bit tougher by the draw. Flawless Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic stamped their mark on the Australian Open on Tuesday with focused former champion Maria Sharapova also successfully negotiating the first round after her drug ban. Read More »

Jaguars' Jalen Ramsey guarantees followers in Jacksonville a Tremendous Bowl victory

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They have lost three of them, but only one of those losses came at home ( in 2012 to the Baltimore Ravens ). The Jaguars are a physically and mentally tough bunch of players who are not intimidated by anyone. "I don't know why because we whooped them the first time", Ngakoue said. There will be no back-and-forth trash talking ahead of the AFC Championship Game . Read More »

Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer eases into second round

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It's been a while", the former world number one told reporters. But not much of what you have [written] is true. Everything was done in a very normal and polite way, the players wanted to stay alone and we talked about the things that we talked about and that's all. Read More »

Celtics legend JoJo White passes away

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As they are now comprised, the Celtics have developed incredible team chemistry and fought their way to the second highest win total in the National Basketball Association. White recorded 33 points, nine assists and six rebounds while playing 60 minutes in the triple-overtime Game 5 won by Boston that is considered one of the greatest games in National Basketball Association history. Read More »

Ecuador pierde segundo duelo y está casi afuera de Sudamericano sub 20

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En el debut cayó 2-1 ante Argentina . Brasil por su parte viene de golear sin piedad a la representación chilena con las anotaciones de Thais , Brenda y Kerolin. Los otros cuatro equipos han obtenido tres puntos cada uno. El próximo miércoles, Perú se enfrentará a Colombia por la tercera fecha del Grupo A . Read More »

JIT to expand their investigation in Zainab murder case

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The statistics revealed that 24 cases of rape-cum-murder involving minor girls had been reported in the province from 2016 to 2017 with four convictions and one acquittal, while 13 were still pending before the trial courts. Chief Justice Nisar then summoned the JIT, formed to probe the incident, at the next hearing on Sunday, which will be heard in the Lahore Registry. Read More »

2016 champ Angelique Kerber into 2nd round of Australian Open

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This was Sharapova's first time back since failing a doping test at the 2016 event, and her second Grand Slam since the ensuing suspension ended. Wimbledon champion and third-seeded Garbine Muguruza started her quest for the No. It was his earliest grand slam exit in seven years as he fights back from a wrist injury. USA actor Will Ferrell, left, interviews Switzerland's Roger Federer on Rod Laver Arena following his first-round match against Slovenia's Aljaz Bedene at the Australian ... Read More »

Patriots QB Tom Brady has message for Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey Video

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He now has 221 career wins as a starting quarterback (regular season and playoffs ), extending his National Football League record. "We're going to play (the Patriots ) again", Mitchell said. "All the hard work we put in is for these moments", White said. And we knew if we got an early lead, we could do some good things. Twice they got within seven in the second half only to give up back-breaking plays to the Jaguars , who rushed for 168 yards and seemed to come up with a big play ... Read More »

Kevin Sumlin on Arizona playing in Rose Bowl: 'It's going to happen'

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Sumlin was 51-26 in six seasons with the Aggies, including an 11-2 debut in 2012. Sumlin, 53, was sacked in November after six seasons with the Aggies. This week Rodriguez, who has denied the assistant's charge but admitted to an extramarital affair included in the claim, posted a note on Twitter welcoming Sumlin and opining, "I'm sure he will have great success with the most remarkable group of football student-athletes in the country". Read More »

Jaguars' Malik Jackson has fiery protection of Blake Bortles after beating Steelers

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As of midday Tuesday, more than 100 fans had donated almost $5,000. In just his second career playoff start, Blake Bortles took the Jacksonville Jaguars into Pittsburgh and won 45-42, ending the Steelers season. A Cincinnati sports radio host encouraged Bengals fans to "pay it forward" and support the Bortles Foundation. This is not the first time the Bengals have acted charitably between National Football League teams. Read More »

Clinical Konta reaches Australian Open second round as Watson exits

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Australia-born Konta, who reached the semi-finals at Melbourne Park two years ago, brushed off an early exit in her Sydney International title defence last week with an aggressive display that removed any doubts about her fitness. Surprisingly, Brengle was able to muster a break of her own to stay in the set, but her own serve, often barely topping 80 miles per hour due to a rare medical condition in her arm, was breached again, the Brit breaking to love when Brengle's backhand, her best shot, ... Read More »

Stoke City Unveil New Manager

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If Man United beat Stoke on Monday night at Old Trafford, Man City's lead at the top of the table will be reduced to just 12 points. Martial's goal, in particular, stood out. United goalkeeper David De Gea was needed to pull off good saves from Xherdan Shaqiri and Mame Biram Diouf, but it was comfortable for United on an evening of occasional hailstorms in northwest England. Read More »

Bulls light up Heat with 3-point barrage

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Chicago intends for now to limit the minutes of LaVine , the centerpiece of a draft-day trade that sent Jimmy Butler to Minnesota. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Bulls are 1-point home favorites to beat the Heat, who also opened as 1-point road underdogs. Read More »

Rory McIlroy doesn't think USA will skate to Ryder Cup win

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That was the message the star emphasized in a press conference leading up to this week's return to tournament play at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship. Rickie Fowler congratulates Rory McIlroy after his hole-in-one. And you can tell from where he was to where he is now mentally, because of physically where he is. Read More »

Giants search for a head coach includes 'a sleeper'

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Shurmur had been rumored to be in the mix for some head coaching jobs recently, including the Chicago Bears job, which went to Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Matt Nagy. "I don't really know anything", Shurmur said of the Giants opening on Sunday night. But that likely is only a subscript of why Patricia chose the Lions over the Giants. Read More »

Iheanacho double sees Leicester past Fleetwood

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The goal was awarded, however, 68 seconds after it hit the net as video official Mike Jones told Moss that Pond's back foot had kept Iheanacho onside. Fleetwood 'keeper Chris Neal had to be off his line smartly to prevent Iheanacho latching onto a through ball from Adrien Silva as City tried to up the tempo. Read More »

Markelle Fultz's Jumper Is Still an Absolute Trainwreck

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Fultz shot a woeful 50% from the stripe and 33% from the field over the four games he appeared in for the Sixers before being pulled, and one of the main targets of his rehab is to try and fix his wonky shot, which has already gone through various transformations since he was drafted. Read More »

India breeze past Papua New Guinea to enter QFs

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A total of 34 matches will be played across five different venues. The finals of the tournament is carded for Sunday, March 25 at Bulawayo. The final match will be played at Harare Sports Club. Group B will include Afghanistan , Zimbabwe, Scotland, Hong Kong and runners-up of the ICC World Cricket League Division 2. Group play will be on a round-robin basis, with the top three advancing to the Super Six stage, where each side will then play three matches against the sides they did not ... Read More »

Meet the mascots of the PyeongChang Olympics

North Korea said on Monday it will send 1-hundred-forty members of its Samjiyon Orchestra to South Korea during the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics . The North has suggested more working-level talks to take place on January 17 in Panmunjom. The plan hasn't been finalized, and more talks are likely in the coming week at the International Olympic Committee headquarters in Switzerland. Read More »

Mourinho would happily swap Mkhitaryan for Sanchez

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New information has emerged on Manchester United's pursuit of Alexis Sanchez. And he told The Times: " Manchester United is not going to sign Sánchez unless Mkhi agrees to join Arsenal". "Last season he did wonderful things for us and helped us to win the Europa League, being one of the most important players, so let's see what is going to happen". Read More »

Cardinals seek second interviews with Munchak, DeFilippo

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Those second interviews can be conducted from January 22-28. The Cardinals first asked permission to speak to Munchak in early January. Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur is set to become the next head coach for the New York Giants , according to multiple reports Monday. Read More »

WR Martavis Bryant wants to return to the Steelers in 2018

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I know there will be some that say we had a great season and thanks for the ride. "I'm sure there will still be tons of people that are going to disapprove and talk negative or hate or do whatever they want", Bortles said. All we did was do what we do every week, that's play ball and create takeaways and score. A Joseph Addai touchdown run with a minute left in the game put the Colts up 38-34, but that left Tom Brady and the Patriots with one more chance. Read More »

49ers' Reuben Foster named to All-Rookie team

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The PFWA selected Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt as the Rookie of the Year, Hunt and Saints running back Alvin Kamara as the Co-Offensive Rookies of the Year and Lattimore as the Defensive Rookie of the Year. 11 overall), is the 2017 Defensive Rookie of the Year after a freshman season where he tallied a rookie-high five interceptions and 18 pass deflections while seamlessly transferring his game from the college to pro level in virtually no time. Read More »

Australian Open: Novak Djokovic makes impressive comeback

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Open, and finished the year ranked No. 60. Former No. 1-ranked Kerber, the 2016 Australian Open victor, continued her resurgent run with a 6-0, 6-4 victory over Anna-Lena Friedsam to extend her streak to 10 wins. Big-serving American Sam Querrey made short work of his opening-round match, thundering down 28 aces as he defeated Spaniard Feliciano Lopez 6-3, 6-4, 6-2. Read More »

Novak Djokovic back with impressive victory over Donald Young

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Federer will next challenge Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff, who hit 45 winners, including 19 aces, past wild card Soonwoo Kwon of South Kore in a 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 victory in 77 minutes. Wawrinka argued neither his game nor his fitness were anywhere near where he would want them to be but he battled well to beat Ricardas Berankis 6-3 6-4 2-6 7-6 (7/2). Read More »

Democrat Phil Murphy replacing GOP Gov. Chris Christie

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That's why, later today, in one of my first official acts, I will sign an executive order promoting equal pay for women. Murphy also took aim once again at President Donald Trump , a Republican he has widely criticized and vowed to combat. Read More »

Warriors top Cavaliers again for season sweep

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Warriors: Continue five-game trip on Wednesday in Chicago. "This is who we are when we're on the road", Durant said after the win, via ESPN . So, the Cavaliers remain the favorite to get out of the East this season, but that position is not almost as unassailable as it's been ever since James came back to Cleveland . Read More »

Minnesota Vikings' miracle playoff win recreated in Tecmo Super Bowl

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Cornerback Chris Harris Jr.is one of several Broncos players who were on the roster five years ago and apparently he's still is upset over that play (which won the game for the Ravens, who ended up winning the Super Bowl ). It's unbelievable. I'm going to say it over again, God is good. "This feeling that you and I are having right now, that a lot of Vikings are having right now, a lot of Saints fans are having right now on the other end", Rosenfels said. Read More »

Liverpool Up To Third After Thrilling Win

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This was the core idea of Gegenpressing, which Jurgen Klopp perfectly executed until Pep Guardiola discovered the remedy in Munich. "After the second goal they scored two in a few minutes and it is hard to recover from that". A three-goal salvo in a coruscating nine-minutes spell after half-time from Roberto Firmino , Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah put Liverpool on course for a memorable triumph, with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain having hit an early opener. Read More »

Shami strikes for India

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He was able to get the ball to skid on off a length and had Hashim Amla playing back to one he should have gone forward to and he too was out LBW. And there's no doubt that Virat's gesture was a tight slap to those who criticised Anushka Sharma when the Indian skipper got out early during the first Test match with South Africa . Read More »

Zidane and Real Madrid under fire after 'inexplicable' defeat

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Real are fourth in the Liga standings and only one point ahead of Villarreal , while runaway leaders Barcelona could stride a remarkable 19 points clear of Zinedine Zidane's side if they beat Real Sociedad on Sunday. The last time they had so few points after 18 league games was in 2005-06, a season that was, ominously, marked by the resignation of Florentino Pérez, the " Galactico " president who, of course, is back at the... Read More »

Jaguars vs. Patriots Point Spread: AFC Conference Championships Odds, Prediction

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Maybe it's time for all of us - including Kraft, Belichick and Brady - to enjoy the ride, smell the roses and, most of all, finish this thing right. Surely Brady's presence can't be ignored as the one constant for a team that has dominated so numerous past 18 seasons, yet Belichick's skill at dealing with ever-changing rosters has been equally important to the team's overall success. Read More »