January 24, 2018

Home » Sports


Bayern coach Ancelotti says goalie Neuer will return for Madrid clash


With the league standing on solid footing at the moment, Carlo Ancelotti will spend the next week prepping for four big matches in eleven days beginning next weekend. Thilo Kehrer got them smiling again with the equalizer in the 77th, firing inside the left post for his first Bundesliga goal after Leon Goretzka dragged the ball back. Read More »

Wozniacki reaches her 1st Miami Open final, tops Pliskova


American 11th seed Williams, who is seeking her fourth Miami title, survived a long first set before she completed a 7-5 6-3 victory over Germany's Kerber on a calm evening in south Florida. "The win books her return to the top ten of the rankings, with a career high number seven on offer if she lifts the trophy on Saturday". She timed it nicely as it was the first time she had been ahead in a service game of the Spaniard's. Read More »

Miami Open: Kyrgios beats Zverev to face Federer in semis

The Spaniard, who has never won the Miami title, got the only break of the match to go 5-4 up in the first set. The fifth seed was shockingly broken at love attempting to serve out the match at 5-3 and couldn't convert on a match point at 5-4 after Berdych erased it with a gutsy 120mph second serve down the T to Federer's forehand. Read More »

Oakland Coliseum apparently doesn't want Raiders to return in 2019

Davis really started looking for a new place to play when Alameda County raised the rent on the stadium where the Raiders now play. The Raiders received about $ 750 million from Nevada taxpayers a year ago to build a stadium in Las Vegas , and team owner Mark Davis is putting up 500 million. Read More »

Revived Leicester writes winning record for Shakespeare

Craig Shakespeare has reminded his players of Leicester City's own recent great escape from Premier League relegation as the Foxes seek to avoid the dreaded drop. Whatever Shakespeare has done to this squad, it has worked miracles for them. Only Jose Mourinho, Guus Hiddink, Carlo Ancelotti and Pep Guardiola have won their opening four Premier League matches. Read More »

Pacers legend George McGinnis elected into Hall of Fame

Zack Clayton, Nikos Galis, Mannie Jackson, Tom Jernstedt, Jerry Krause, Rebecca Lobo, George McGinnis, Tracy McGrady , Muffet McGraw and Bill Self are the 11 new members. The Pacers retired McGinnis' No. 30 jersey number. After playing a year at IU, McGinnis joined the Pacers where he played a big role in the team winning the 1972 and 1973. Read More »

Australia's east coast under water after remnants of powerful cyclone Debbie

The NSW SES recommends residents within the South Murwillumbah, Condong and Tumbulgum areas prepare to evacuate within the next three hours. He vehicle is believed to have been swept off a flooded bridge on Thursday night. Flood levels are expected to continue to rise and fall today with the midnight and midday tides. Moderate flooding was still occurring along the Richmond River at Woodburn. Read More »

"Man United's Smalling and Jones out long-term â€" Mourinho

Lyon will face Istanbul giants Besiktas while United take on Anderlecht . Pogba became the world's most expensive player at £89.3million when he rejoined United from Juventus last summer and has ever since been sporting new hairstyles sometimes one before every new match. Read More »

Suspended free agent safety TJ McDonald signs with Dolphins


The Dolphins kept Jordan under contract the past two years because of his potential. In his four seasons with the St. Louis / Los Angeles Rams, McDonald has had some big moments. "I've learned, I've owned up to it, and I definitely want to grow from it. Priorities change". Veteran safety Reshad Jones agreed to a long-term deal this off-season. Read More »

'Happy] Hazard fit for Palace game, says Chelsea's Conte

Southampton wouldn't want to sell either player, so there's no chance they would allow both to leave for a fellow Premier League side. "I think the players feel this". "We have great experience to face this situation". Crystal Palace were still doing pretty well when they were defeated by Chelsea on a chilly foggy day at Selhurst Park, but that defeat signalled the end of Alan Pardew's reign and Sam Allardyce was later named as his successor. Read More »

Coaches: Carolina Final Four advantage to fade after tipoff

Kansas has been by far the most dominant team in the tournament after three games, and they are living up to their top seed. Don't sleep on Gonzaga's Zach Collins, Oregon's Jordan Bell or South Carolina's Rakym Felder. If it wasn't for some poor decision making on transition offense and a bad shooting night, the game wouldn't have needed that late drama. And to South Carolina's credit, they didn't quit. Read More »

Tony Romo could retire and replace CBS's Phil Simms


The Broncos are comfortable with their current options until they are not. Nothing has changed with Tony Romo's status. Elway's comments were stronger than what he offered the last time he addressed the team's quarterback situation. Read More »

Pacers waive Rodney Stuckey after another injury hits


Stephenson left the Pacers for the Charlotte Hornets for a 3-year, $27 million deal, turning down a longer, $44 million contract with Indiana. Stephenson has played for the Pelicans and Timberwolves this season, but both stints ended with injuries. Read More »

Quotes about NFL approving Raiders' move to Las Vegas

After more than 20 years in Oakland , the Raiders are officially moving to Las Vegas . The Los Angeles Daily News reports, "Closed out of Los Angeles and with nothing viable to turn back to in Oakland - a reality that remains to this day - there was uncertainty in the air for the Raiders". Read More »

Trevon Bluiett drops 25 points as Xavier stuns Arizona

For the best mobile experience, use the mobile web version. Head coach Sean Miller will face Xavier for a second time in NCAA postseason play since leaving the Musketeers for the Wildcats after the 2008-09 season. Just not an easy end to swallow. Arizona had everything set up for a run to the Final Four in Glendale, Arizona . Two Jesuit schools are vying for their first trip to the Final Four. Read More »

Sweden winger Forsberg ready for Ronaldo challenge

But Sweden battled back after the break thanks to a Viktor Claesson brace and Joao Cancelo's own goal with the last meaningful kick of the game rounded off a dire second-half performance. Eder equalized a minute later. Ronaldo, who now has 70 goals for Portugal after scoring twice in the 3-0 World Cup qualifying win against Hungary on Saturday, which moved him within one goal of third place in Europe's all-time top global scorers. Read More »

Technology lends a hand as Spain beats France 2-0


While France conceded both goals in the second half - to David Silva's penalty and Deulofeu's maiden global goal - Deschamps was happy with the way his side responded after the break to a poor opening 45 minutes. Eder equalized a minute later. Russian Federation has now won just two of its last 13 games but, ahead of hosting next year's World Cup, this was an encouraging result against one of Europe's top teams. Read More »

Lippi leads China over SKorea 1-0 in World Cup qualifier


In the capacity He Long stadium, Yu Dabao headed in the Wang Yongpo corner in the 34th minute to give China the first win in six matches at the third phase of the World Cup Asian Zone qualifiers. "But we got three points against a team second in the group and we will keep trying our best". UAE had scored a shock 2-1 win over the Asian giants in the first leg, but a 13th minute goal by Yuya Kubo put Japan ahead in Al Ain. Read More »

Mark Webber suggests Fernando Alonso will quit McLaren in 2017


Stoffel Vandoorne finished 13th and last of the remaining runners in what was a relatively promising performance for McLaren in Melbourne - considering its disastrous pre-season - however, Alonso reckons the Woking-based outfit would be finishing at the back in normal race circumstances. Read More »

New Orleans Saints' Sean Payton kicked tires on Johnny Manziel


With the Saints , there would be zero pressure for him to start given Brees' presence on the roster. Rapoport added that Payton is interested in the free agent quarterback possibly joining the Saints sometime in the future. This was not simply the Saints head coach taking an interest in Manziel as he tries to climb back into the league after washing out amid substance abuse and legal issues . Read More »