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Federer dominates in Rotterdam opener

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And the two-time Rotterdam champion confessed he was surprised at just how well his game plan worked on Wednesday night. Of his decision to compete in Rotterdam Federer said: "You have to do it, not because it's the right thing to do, but you have to be here with all your heart and really go for it. Read More »

Pep Guardiola says Manchester City 'almost there' after thrashing Basel

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Ilkay Gundogan stole the headlines with goals either side of the break for City and Bernardo Silva and Sergio Aguero also got on the scoresheet in Switzerland. Jose Mourinho's United will start as favourites against Sevilla, and while Chelsea could have their work cut out to get past La Liga leaders Barcelona, it is not too fanciful to imagine five of the last eight coming from the Premier League. Read More »

AJ McCarron Wins Grievance Against Bengals, Now an Unrestricted Free Agent

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Without the grievance, he would have been a restricted free agent, and the Bengals could have made it hard for another team to sign him by placing a first-round tender on the quarterback. McCarron, who guided Alabama to back-to-back national championships, could be a target of teams searching for stability at the quarterback position, such as the Browns, Jets , Cardinals or Broncos . Read More »

Former New Hampshire resident Shiffrin claims Olympic gold in the giant slalom

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Though she doesn't remember it, Mikaela Shiffrin vowed not to come in fifth place in the giant slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics after finishing in that position in Sochi in 2014. "I don't think it gets any easier, but I think she can take a deep breath and say, 'The pressure's off a little bit". She finished with a time of 1:10.82, while Italy's Manuela Molgg was the leader at 1:10.62. Read More »

Pel's Rajon Rondo, Lakers' Isaiah Thomas ejected after altercation

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And yet, they've somehow managed to come to hate each other's existence. And if Rondo wants to make that point, he'll probably tell Thomas directly when he next sees him. When a reporter told Rondo that Thomas helped lead the Celtics to the Eastern Conference Finals last season, he was not convinced. "What do we hang here?" Thomas thanked the Celtics for the gesture, but asked them not to air the video in his honor on Pierce's big night. Read More »

EPL: Sanchez reveals how Chelsea made Messi cry

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Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has labelled Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain as now "the best" sides in Europe. Speaking to Sky Sports about the highs and lows of the game, Sanchez said: "I think football saves many people, it can give you a life of luxury, but people don't see all the effort that goes in behind the scenes". Read More »

Cleveland or Canton could host the 2019 or 2020 NFL Draft

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Last year, the event was held in Philadelphia. Business would certainly be booming should it be voted that Las Vegas is the lucky victor to host either draft. The Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau estimated that hosting the 82nd annual meeting of National Football League franchises to select newly eligible American football players in 2017 had a $95 million economic impact for the City of Brotherly Love. Read More »

Jeff Sessions: "Marijuana Is Illegal In The United States - Even In Colorado"

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Sessions is a staunch opponent of "sanctuary cities" across the nation, and Philadelphia has frequently found itself in resistance with the attorney general's policies. Our nominee to lead the National Security Division was approved unanimously in committee. It would also give judges more discretion in how they sentence non-violent offenders. Read More »

Aaron Rodgers will be at Daytona to support Danica Patrick

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When asked about when she will start going into Indy 500 mode, she said: "I didn't have time to meet up with Ed and the people". Danica Patrick rarely gets flustered during interviews, but she was certainly annoyed - at herself - Wednesday when she accidentally indicated she will drive for Ed Carpenter Racing in the Indianapolis 500 . Read More »

American Shiffrin finally gets her gold on Olympics Day 6

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US star Mikaela Shiffrin , the reigning overall World Cup champion, will finally make her Pyeongchang debut with the slalom at 7:15 p.m. "Oh my gosh, last night, I was like, 'Are we ever going to race?!'" Shiffrin said, laughing. Svindal got silver in downhill at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics , and was fourth at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Switzerland's Beat Feuz was third in a race originally scheduled for Sunday. Read More »

Mane Nets Hat-Trick As Reds Run Riot

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Liverpool travel to Portugal to face Primeira Liga leaders Porto off the back of an important 2-0 win against Southampton to close the gap on second-placed Manchester United to two points in the Premier League . "In hard situations you have to make the right decisions, that's always like that". "We knew we would create more chances if we could find the space and we managed to do that". Read More »

LeBron James To Produce "House Party" Remake

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The Hollywood Reporter revealed Wednesday (AEDT) that James will produce a reboot of early-'90s film franchise " House Party " alongside Maverick Carter , his agent and business partner at SpringHill Entertainment . Carter said they're now "trying out some ideas for musicians to be cast" into to the movie. Perhaps a cameo from Drake is a possibility. James's producing partner, Maverick Carter , emphasized keeping in step with the original film's musician-filled cast, stating, "We're ... Read More »

Centurion Rohit guides India to challenging 274/7 in 5th ODI

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India has got an unassailable 4-1 lead in the series. The Men in Blue have already won the six-match series with a 4-1 margin, after victories in Durban, Centurion , Cape Town and Port Elizabeth . The team's ability to start on an aggressive note and then fall in line with the changing nature of the wicket - one that kept getting slower and made batting hard - was in stark contrast to South Africa's absolute failure in sticking around. Read More »

Ashfaq trumps Khadka as UAE clinch WCL Division Two title

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Khadka and Dipendra Airee added 73 for the third wicket, though it was aided by some sloppy keeping from Ghulam Shabber, who dropped Airee twice and also fluffed a regulation stumping chance off Khadka on 22, when the Nepal captain charged at legspinner Imran Haider and was beaten by a googly. Read More »

Jamaal Lascelles slates 'missing' Manchester United defence during Newcastle defeat

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And yet, somehow, they have remained second throughout most of the campaign - a sign of the natural talent and winning nous in the side as well as the fallibility of teams like Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal and Liverpool. It was important for us that we got the three points. "In this case, we were pushing from the very beginning and challenging for every single ball". Read More »

Alvaro Morata makes vow to Chelsea FC fans ahead of Barcelona clash

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Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte has said that he remains fully focused on progressing in the FA Cup , despite a number of high-profile fixtures in the coming weeks. This will be the first FA Cup meeting between these two sides since a third-round match in December 1999; Chelsea won 6-1 away from home - their joint-biggest away win in the competition and the only time they've scored six on the road in the competition. Read More »

Sebastian Janikowski Won't Return to Raiders After 18 Seasons, Hits Free Agency

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But he ended up on injured reserve in September with a back injury. The Giants went with rookie kicker Aldrick Rosas and he had his share of struggles during his first season. Now, it signals the end of the one constant that the Raiders had on the team after Gruden left. For his career, he possesses an 80.4 percent accuracy mark for field goals. Read More »

Baggies part company with chairman and CEO

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Mark, who was previously CEO of the football club for 14 years, ten of which were spent in the Premier League , said: "There is much to do but for now the focus must exclusively be on the remaining games of this season". Upon his appointment, the ex-Crystal Palace boss said: "The immediate challenge will be to get the results we need to pull ourselves up the table". Read More »

Team Canada beats Finland in women's hockey at 2018 Winter Olympics

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Defending champion Canada beat 2010 Vancouver bronze victor Finland 4-1, while the three-time Olympic silver medalist Americans showed no mercy to the Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR ) with a 5-0 victory. Canada's three goalies, who have each played one game, have amassed the tournament's top save percentage, stopping 97.67 percent of shots against them. Read More »

Pakistan seizes charities linked to Hafiz Saeed

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Acting on a notification issued by the government, the Rawalpindi district administration took control of a seminary and four dispensaries run by Saeed-linked Jamaat-ud-Dawa and the Falah-i-Insaniat Foundation. He vowed to fight the government in court and insisted Saeed had been kept under house arrest without any justification in the past. "We've taken over all the JuD and FIF assets". Read More »

Midlands cricket venues to host 72 finals between 2020 2024

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In a raft of announcements detailing England's domestic and worldwide schedule between 2020 and 2024, plans for the new T20 competition were also revealed. Hosting an Ashes Test has been a long-time dream of Rod Bransgrove, Hampshire's chairman. "With a five-year period of global and domestic cricket in prospect, as well as our New Competition being developed, there was very strong interest in hosting these events and the overall standard of submissions was excellent". Read More »

He's Back: Larry Fitzgerald Will Play In 2018

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Fitzgerald, an 11-time Pro Bowl selection, is third all-time in National Football League history in career receptions (1,234) and receiving yards (15,545). We know that's in Fitzgerald's wheelhouse, as his wildly productive 2015-17 campaigns were preceded by three years with less than 1,000 receiving yards, when he was still adjusting to his new role. Read More »

US Figure Skaters Dedicate Olympic Routine To Florida Shooting Victims

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They returned it to their program last month after Alexa missed most of last season with an intestinal disorder that required three abdominal surgeries, and the hard element came to symbolize the completion of her recovery. "We'll get there someday", Alexa told reporters about their skate . There was that. But there was also the fact that they competed on Wednesday, which is Valentine's Day in Gangneung, South Korea, and Chris, 30, came prepared. Read More »

Bank of America Corporation (BAC) -leading stock

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Sailingstone Capital Partners Llc who had been investing in Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $547.92M market cap company. On Monday, May 16 the stock rating was downgraded by Wood to "Market Perform". The stock of Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) earned "Buy" rating by Vetr on Monday, August 24. Read More »

Daytona 500 2018: Odds & Betting Favorites

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Don't forget that the second Can-Am Duel race will take place at the conclusion of the first one, with a short break in-between. LaJoie is the son of Randy LaJoie, a Connecticut-born racer who made one Daytona 500 start (for Bill Davis Racing in 1995, finishing 29th) but had most of his success in the Busch Series, winning back-to-back titles in 1996 and 1997. Read More »

Blake Griffin's ex sues 'man-child' for palimony

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The former couple, who had been off and on for the past eight years, called off their wedding last year and Griffin moved on with model and reality TV star Jenner, 22. According to the lawsuit, filed on Valentine's Day by celebrity lawyer Bryan Freedman , Brynn was the ultimate support system for Griffin, who allegedly insisted she leave her work in sports marketing and interior design. Read More »

"He is the best in his poisition":Arsenal newbie lauds teammates

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Mkhitaryan, 29, enjoyed a dream full debut for Arsenal , recording a hat-trick of assists in his first start as the Gunners beat Everton 5-1 at the Emirates in the Premier League . Mkhitaryan has lauded Ozil's qualities on the pitch and branded him as one of the greatest players in the world, as well as the top player in his position. Read More »

It's not fair to compare Salah to Messi - Liverpool legend Gerrard

Liverpool are playing in the knockout stages of the Champions League for the first time since 2008/09, when they went out to Chelsea in the last-eight. As has been the case under Klopp's management, Liverpool will use their free weekend to get away from rainy climates. Mane fires Liverpool further ahead. Read More »

Chelsea, Manchester City 'want Toby Alderweireld'

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Tottenham have been in talks with Alderweireld about a new deal for the Belgium worldwide, but Spurs' wage cap is proving to be a stumbling block. The Mirror is now suggesting that the former Southampton man is expected to make his return to the Tottenham side for their trip to Spotland on Sunday as Mauricio Pochettino's men look to book a quarter-final spot . Read More »