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Dispelling myths about Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray Dispelling myths about Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray
- January 20, 2019

Murray still has time to weigh his options , but - for now - it looks like Murray's heart is set on playing pro football. Callis and other observers say it is very unlikely Murray will be able to play both sports because he's a quarterback. (more...)
Australian Open: Bernard Tomic calls Lleyton Hewitt a liar Australian Open: Bernard Tomic calls Lleyton Hewitt a liar
- January 20, 2019

Reuters was not immediately able to contact Tomic for comment. Hewitt's accusation of blackmail related to Tomic questioning the awarding of Australian Open wildcards and threatening to not play the Davis Cup . However at present there were " cultural standards " not being met that were preventing any imminent return. Following his own first-round defeat to Milos Raonic, Kyrgios denied he'd had a falling out with Hewitt , but later deleted an Instagram story attacking him. (more...)
Serena Williams consoles crying opponent after win: 'You did amazing' Serena Williams consoles crying opponent after win: 'You did amazing'
- January 20, 2019

The 37-year-old, who is in the hunt for her first Grand Slam since having a baby, comforted the youngster at the net, telling her: "You did incredible, you're gonna make it, don't cry". She added: "Definitely [this] is the toughest draw I've ever had". Williams grabbed a pair of service breaks and a 4-0 lead after less than 15 minutes and was well on her way to yet another easy-looking win. (more...)
Thunder outplayed in 138-128 OT loss to LeBron-less Lakers Thunder outplayed in 138-128 OT loss to LeBron-less Lakers
- January 20, 2019

The foul call drew the attention of Lakers superstar LeBron James , who's now out of action with a groin strain. The Lakers face the Thunder and Houston Rockets on Thursday and Saturday respectively. The Clips have a better record than the Lakers (24-19 compared to Lakers 23-21 mark), even though they don't have a star leading the way or promising, young talent. (more...)
Chinese Super League Giants Set Sights On Mesut Ozil Chinese Super League Giants Set Sights On Mesut Ozil
- January 19, 2019

Unai Emery is "not thinking about" the transfer talk surrounding Mesut Ozil , with the Arsenal boss more concerned with bringing greater consistency out of an enigmatic talent. Ozil, who has been linked with a possible move to AC Milan, was on the scoresheet the last time Arsenal beat Chelsea at home in the League - a 3-0 victory in September 2016. (more...)
Man City boss Guardiola: I want Leeds back in Premier League Man City boss Guardiola: I want Leeds back in Premier League
- January 18, 2019

Because we feel guilty if we don't work enough, and we feel it gets us closer to a win even if it's not true. "Danny Graham came right through the middle against someone who was a mismatch physically and headed the ball in the net", explained Mowbray. (more...)
Three teams pour in 140 points on high-scoring night in National Basketball Association Three teams pour in 140 points on high-scoring night in National Basketball Association
- January 18, 2019

The Golden State Warriors set an National Basketball Association record with 51 first-quarter points during Tuesday night's 142-111 victory over the Nuggets . "It's going to be exciting to see where we are". Denver is also coming off an embarrassing loss at home to the Warriors , so I would expect they did some soul searching since Tuesday and will come out motivated. (more...)
Australia vs India - Highlights & Stats Australia vs India - Highlights & Stats
- January 18, 2019

However, after a slow start, Dhoni moved through the gears and got India over the line with four balls to spare to clinch a six-wicket triumph. Dinesh Karthik opened up on why Dhoni struggled to run towards the end in the second ODI against Australia . (more...)
Ghanaian undercover reporter shot dead Ghanaian undercover reporter shot dead
- January 18, 2019

The journalist died instantly after being shot twice in the chest and in the neck, Agyebeng said. The premises of the GFA was declared a crime scene by local police, the Executive Committee of the FA was overhauled, all competitive local football matches and competitions have been suspended while 69 referees were banned, eight of whom have been sent out of the game for life. (more...)
Another Major Winter Storm Is Expected Just Days After Gia Another Major Winter Storm Is Expected Just Days After Gia
- January 18, 2019

Meteorologists predict that heavy snow from the eastern Great Lakes to northern New England is most likely, as well as sleet and freezing rain in the Ohio Valley and Appalachians. The latest forecast discussion from the weather service early Thursday suggests snowfall in the region "could easily be 6 to 10 inches thru Sunday ". (more...)
Broncos hire former Steelers OL coach Mike Munchak Broncos hire former Steelers OL coach Mike Munchak
- January 17, 2019

Denver hired Ed Donatell as its defensive coordinator - he will be the eyes in the sky for Fangio - in what was a seamless move. "He's a very good teacher and believes in the fundamentals in the classroom and on the field". And the Broncos will retain special teams coordinator Tom McMahon. Neither Musgrave nor defensive coordinator Joe Woods will return in 2019. After his first stint with the Vikings , Klint Kubiak became the WR coach for the University of Arkansas before his most ... (more...)
Revenge game in NFC Championship more meaningful for Brandin Cooks, Rams Revenge game in NFC Championship more meaningful for Brandin Cooks, Rams
- January 17, 2019

Drew Brees and the Saints ended the Rams' bid for a ideal season, and took over the top seed in the NFC. The first and only playoff meeting between the two teams came in 2000, when the Aaron Brooks-led Saints upset the defending Super Bowl champion Rams in the Superdome. (more...)
Patriots are a ‘viable landing spot’ for Antonio Brown says Cris Carter Patriots are a ‘viable landing spot’ for Antonio Brown says Cris Carter
- January 17, 2019

A Brown-Golladay-Marvin Jones trio would give Stafford plenty of field-stretching options and create some extra breathing room for Johnson, who looked every bit a true RB1 in his first season with the Lions. Last week, team president Art Rooney II said it would be "hard to envision" Brown being part of the team when it opens training camp in July. Brown, as you might have heard, is feuding with the Pittsburgh Steelers after a weird end to the regular season. (more...)
Australian Open: Maria Sharapova breezes to 1st-round win Australian Open: Maria Sharapova breezes to 1st-round win
- January 16, 2019

It was the South African's first win in Melbourne since 2015. There were also questions about the 2017 US Open winner's form coming into the tournament after poor performances this month at warm-ups in Brisbane and Sydney. "I mean, there is no time for that, I'm sorry to say", the 2008 victor said. "But, you know, I felt like I did all the right things today in order to get through that match". (more...)
The world pays tribute as Andy Murray announces his retirement from tennis The world pays tribute as Andy Murray announces his retirement from tennis
- January 15, 2019

Serena Williams is returning to the Australian Open for the first time since welcoming her daughter Alexis Olympia . "I didn't arrive to that point". "That's who he is, and that's one thing that we love about him. Our generation, everyone is more than 30s". "Amazing. That was incredible, thank you so so much to everyone that came out tonight", Murray said after being swept along on a wave of vociferous support. (more...)
Key duo to return for Man City trip Key duo to return for Man City trip
- January 15, 2019

Guardiola tried to sign Jorginho from Napoli to fulfil that role last summer but the player opted to join Chelsea instead. City have Sergio Aguero in contention for Monday's game after he returned to training following flu, while Vincent Kompany is fighting to be fit to face Wolves . (more...)
Celtics' Danny Ainge downplays Jaylen Brown-Marcus Morris fight Celtics' Danny Ainge downplays Jaylen Brown-Marcus Morris fight
- January 14, 2019

The Celtics begin the second half of the season on Saturday night in Orlando against the Magic (7:05, TV: NBC Sports Boston; radio: WROR-105.7 FM) as a three-game road trip continues. "So we have a lot of ground to make up in that aspect. You've got to be patient and continue to work hard and things will fall in place". That shouldn't be surprising, as Smart is one of the players you could consider a brother-in-arms while you battle to win the game and usually directs his ire to the ... (more...)
Messi scores 400th La Liga goal for Barcelona Messi scores 400th La Liga goal for Barcelona
- January 14, 2019

Eibar had been stubborn opponents in the first half but began to cave in after the interval, with Suarez striking again six minutes later, converting from a tight angle with the aid of a deflection off a visiting defender. Family ties also play a role in the situation, with Coutinho and his partner Aine recently welcoming their second daughter into the world in Barcelona . (more...)
De Gea produces masterclass as Man United beat Tottenham De Gea produces masterclass as Man United beat Tottenham
- January 14, 2019

Manchester United have been boosted by the news that Paul Pogba is available after he recovered from a knee problem but Marcos Rojo has gone back to Argentina to continue his recovery from an unspecified injury. We will arrive fresh to compete on Sunday, in our best way. The Norwegian is now in charge at Old Trafford until the end of the season, having replaced the sacked Jose Mourinho in December, a move created to give the club's board time to consider their options regarding a ... (more...)
Don't want Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul around my family: Harbhajan Singh Don't want Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul around my family: Harbhajan Singh
- January 14, 2019

We have suspended our association with Hardik until we decide on further course of action, " told the company spokesperson to the newspaper. "Rest my case", and tagged Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul , and BCCI in his second tweet. Earlier on Friday, Indian skipper Virat Kohli has distanced his team from the remark made by Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul on the show. "The two concerned players felt what has gone wrong and they have understood the magnitude". (more...)
Thierry Henry Indicates Towards Michy Batshuayi Interest Thierry Henry Indicates Towards Michy Batshuayi Interest
- January 14, 2019

Batshuayi joined Los Che on loan from Chelsea last summer but has scored just three goals in 23 games across all competitions for the club and boss Marcelino has lost patience with the 25-year old. Sarri, who turned 60 on Thursday, said he wanted a striker with different "characteristics", amid repeated rumours he wishes to be reunited with Gonzalo Higuain, the Argentinian who thrived under Sarri at Napoli. (more...)
Impossible for Chelsea to sell Barcelona target Willian says Sarri Impossible for Chelsea to sell Barcelona target Willian says Sarri
- January 13, 2019

Maurizio Sarri believes it is impossible for Willian to leave Chelsea in January amid reports of the Blues winger being the subject of a cash-plus-player bid from Barcelona . Sarri's wing options have been bolstered by the return to fitness of both Willian and Pedro from muscle injuries, but uncertainty surrounding Callum Hudson-Odoi's future makes Willian's availability all the more important. (more...)
Ben Chilwell would be a brilliant signing for Chelsea Ben Chilwell would be a brilliant signing for Chelsea
- January 12, 2019

Higuain's brother is claimed to have held talks with Chelsea to assess the possibility of a deal this month. "As you know very well I am not in control of the transfer market". 'I don't know why someone would go to Bayern Munich '. 'That is all he needs to do, he has all the conditions to be a great player, now it is up to him to fight for a place here or try to find more minutes somewhere else. (more...)
Rooney: 'Hard to envision' Brown at Steelers camp Rooney: 'Hard to envision' Brown at Steelers camp
- January 12, 2019

Pittsburgh would be giving up a great receiver if they let Brown leave, but at this point they seem to think he's not worth the hassle. The perennial All-Pro skipped practices and meetings ahead of Pittsburgh's crucial regular-season finale and was ultimately benched for the game. (more...)
Broncos' Fangio: 'Von Miller can play even better' Broncos' Fangio: 'Von Miller can play even better'
- January 11, 2019

After back-to-back losing seasons, the Denver Broncos have a new coach - and he's a major change of pace from the last one. Fangio's cause in Chicago was buoyed by the presence of outside linebacker Khalil Mack and rookie inside linebacker Roquan Smith . (more...)
Tim Tebow engaged to former Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters Tim Tebow engaged to former Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters
- January 11, 2019

The former Heisman Trophy victor first confirmed they were an item last July during his appearance on ESPN. South African singer Matthew Mole stepped out from behind a hay bale and serenaded the couple with The Wedding Song , one of their favorite songs. (more...)
Djokovic, Federer On Opposite Sides Of Australian Open Draw Djokovic, Federer On Opposite Sides Of Australian Open Draw
- January 11, 2019

One of the standout matchups of the first round sees unseeded Nick Kyrgios' meet 2016 semifinalist and 16th seed Milos Raonic , with the victor of that contest going through to face either 2014 champion Stan Wawrinka or Ernests Gulbis. Murray played at the season-opening Brisbane International last week, where he won his first-round match against James Duckworth but lost in straight sets to Daniil Medvedev in the second, limping between points and admitting he's still dealing with his ... (more...)
Harrington: Harrington: "I have to find an edge as Ryder Cup captain"
- January 11, 2019

In the least surprising news of 2019 thus far, Padraig Harrington was named captain for the 2020 European Ryder Cup team. He follows in the footsteps of Paul McGinley and Darren Clarke . The PGA of America removed much of the rough at Medinah and Hazeltine to suit the American players, and I expect to see more of the same in Wisconsin. (more...)
Bayern Munich match Chelsea’s asking price for Callum Hudson-Odoi Bayern Munich match Chelsea’s asking price for Callum Hudson-Odoi
- January 10, 2019

Bayern Munich sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic says he would like to sign Chelsea's 18-year-old Callum Hudson-Odoi. A very good match with application (including) in the defensive phase - very good. The winger started the Blues' Carabao Cup defeat by Tottenham on Tuesday and certainly enhanced his already burgeoning reputation. "In my opinion, he needs to go", said Sarri. (more...)
Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins Denies Calling Player 'Gay': I 'Respect' the 'LGBTQIA Community' Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins Denies Calling Player 'Gay': I 'Respect' the 'LGBTQIA Community'
- January 10, 2019

Noel is averaging five points and 4.7 rebounds per game in 2018-19. Saunders, who has been part of the Timberwolves' coaching staff since 2014, was reluctant to take credit for the win. I think he fell wrong but I didn't really see until I saw him on the ground. Players immediately called for medical attention, and a stretcher was brought out for Noel. (more...)
National Basketball Association reviewing McCaw's short stay with Cavs National Basketball Association reviewing McCaw's short stay with Cavs
- January 10, 2019

The Cleveland Cavaliers recently offered a two-year, $6 million non-guaranteed contract, which the Golden State Warriors did not match, despite reports that the team would match "any offer" for the young guard. If the Cavs are found guilty of basically signing McCaw with the implicit agreement to waive him. McCaw's representatives say that is not the case. (more...)
The Patriots are reportedly preparing for the departure of Josh McDaniels The Patriots are reportedly preparing for the departure of Josh McDaniels
- January 09, 2019

Once the oddsmaker favorite to land the position, McDaniels now acknowledges he's never been advised he is under consideration for the Browns job. A long checklist of needs awaits whomever the new head coach shall be, which makes the hiring of an offensive coordinator just as important for the Jets . (more...)
FA Cup: Fulham among shock losers FA Cup: Fulham among shock losers
- January 09, 2019

Leicester's Rachid Ghezzal equalised after Jamille Matt's opener before Michael Flynn's men scored an 85th-minute victor through a Padraig Amond penalty after Marc Albrighton's handball. "It´s unbelievable - that´s the only word I have at the minute", said Barnet captain Callum Reynolds after the north London club´s triumph. 'We had loads of half-chances, some very good positions where we should score, and on another day they all go in. (more...)
Michigan's Al Washington -- Key Recruiter -- Following Mattison To Ohio State Michigan's Al Washington -- Key Recruiter -- Following Mattison To Ohio State
- January 09, 2019

Ohio State's 2018 linebackers coach, Bill Davis, was let go by the Buckeyes' new head coach, Ryan Day. According to multiple reports including Rivals' Buckeye Grove , Schiano will not be back for the 2019 season with the Buckeyes. MI game over the loudspeakers at an outdoor shopping mall near Ashtabula when he was a child, and his mother dragged him reluctantly out of the house on the day of The Game. (more...)
Video shows Cody Parkey's field goal tipped by Eagles DT Treyvon Hester Video shows Cody Parkey's field goal tipped by Eagles DT Treyvon Hester
- January 09, 2019

Parkey spent the first two years of his career with Philadelphia-and was selected to the Pro Bowl his rookie campaign-prior to spending the next three seasons with three different teams (Browns, Dolphins and Bears). The cover comes in the wake of the defending Super Bowl champions' 16-15 wild card upset over the Chicago Bears . The Bears had a chance in the final seconds of the game to win. (more...)
Germany to face Switzerland in Hopman Cup final Germany to face Switzerland in Hopman Cup final
- January 08, 2019

It was Switzerland's fourth title overall, behind only the United States with six, and Federer first won the Hopman Cup back in 2001 when he teamed with Martina Hingis. " What a thrill it was - not just the match point, but also the whole match and the whole week". However, this may well be the last Hopman Cup, which is scheduled to be displaced by the new ATP Cup which will overlap with the event from next year. (more...)
Real Madrid Unveil First January Signing Real Madrid Unveil First January Signing
- January 08, 2019

Nonetheless, Diaz was held up by City chairman Khaldoon al Mubarak as one of the shining lights of the club's academy alongside Phil Foden and Jadon Sancho, yet City have now lost two of that trio. Interestingly, reports suggest that Real Madrid has promised Brahim Diaz regular first-team action, since the midfielder is making the switch after growing disillusioned with his playing time at Etihad. (more...)
Liverpool defender Alexander-Arnold admits Man City defeat still burns Liverpool defender Alexander-Arnold admits Man City defeat still burns
- January 08, 2019

You can not always dominate". "Sometimes, when Liverpool broke forward, the Man" clear. It was decided by the finest of margins but when it was over and City had prevailed, Guardiola sank into a chair and talked about what it meant for the rest of the season. (more...)
Justin Fields will transfer to Ohio State Justin Fields will transfer to Ohio State
- January 08, 2019

Martell, like Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm , had his senior season documented by Netflix for the show QB1: Beyond the Lights. "I appreciate what coach Smart and the UGA football coaching staff have done to help me progress as a quarterback and for their patience and understanding while I thoughtfully considered my future as a student-athlete", Fields said on his Twitter account. (more...)
Andrea Pirlo urges Juventus to sign Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey Andrea Pirlo urges Juventus to sign Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey
- January 08, 2019

Ramsey, meanwhile, was ready to sign a new deal worth £180,000 a week until it was withdrawn by the club. However, it would appear that Juve have claimed the spoils, with Sport Mediaset journalist Marco Barzaghi confirming that Ramsey has reached a pre-contract agreement with the Italian side. (more...)