January 24, 2018

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Sharapova survives Lucic-Baroni test to set up Bouchard showdown


Maria Sharapova is all set to take on Canada's Eugenie Bouchard in the Women's singles second round of 2017 Madrid Open on Monday. In what guaranteed to be a fierce battle from the back of the court, it was Lucic-Baroni who would strike first, breaking straight off the bat before Sharapova broke straight back, settling any outstanding nerves in her second tournament back from a 15-month suspension. Read More »

Chelsea vs Middlesbrough, Premier League

Jose Mourinho's Manchester United double-bluff, Hull City's failures and Rachel Riley's comments about Spurs are all discussed in this week's Monday Verdict. The Belgium worldwide has scored six goals in his past 10 League games. Conte said: "This league is very hard". Think you can do better than Lawro? However, Boro knew they would drop back into the Championship after just one season if they failed to pick up at least a point and head coach Steve Agnew opted for a slightly more ... Read More »

John Daly holds on for 1st PGA Tour Champions win


Daly, who finished Sunday's final round with three straight bogeys, held on to his 54-hole lead over Kenny Perry, who owns eight Ws among the seniors. "A win is a win, and I didn't think it would come this soon". He became one of the most popular players on tour, and won the 1995 British Open in a playoff. Read More »

Cleveland powers past Royals 3-1


The Royals are playing in throw-back Kansas City Monarchs uniforms, Indians are playing in Cleveland Buckeyes uniforms as a tribute to the Negro Leagues. The pitcher wants the hitter to put the ball in play on the left side of the field; that will freeze the runner at second. As long as the run matters, the hitter is trying to hit the ball to the right side of the field so the runner can move over to third base. Read More »

Shaq Roasted Lavar Ball Over The Cost Of Ball's Shoes

But assuming you have no horse in that race, you can rep all four for about the same price as the first signature shoe of a probable top-3 draft pick. "Big Baller's loose! If you can't afford the ZO2'S, you're NOT a BIG BALLER", LaVar Ball tweeted . So the sneakers-and the $220 slides, which are even funnier, honestly-are likely not costing hundreds of dollars to make, even at a much smaller scale than Nike. Read More »

Kershaw, Bellinger lead Dodgers to 10-2 win over Padres

Los Angeles Dodgers' Franklin Gutierrez slides into home without a throw, scoring on a two-run double by Andrew Toles during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres in San Diego, Friday, May 5, 2017. As Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times noted, Gonzalez will go on the disabled list for the first time in his career. Since sticking in the big leagues for good in 2006 with the San Diego Padres, Adrian Gonzalez has played in no less than 156 games in 11 ... Read More »

Staffordshire County Council election


UKIP are yet to win a single seat across the country, a far cry from their breakthrough performance in 2013. "Only a Conservative vote at the general election will strengthen my hand to get the best Brexit deal", she told supporters. However, there are forecasts of heavy losses for Labour when counting begins in Scotland later. One possibility is the Porthcawl independents, who took four out of the five Porthcawl borough council seats. Read More »

Men's Tennis Earns Two Seed in NCAA Championship


The team received an at-large bid for the upcoming championships, and will travel to Waco, T.x., to face Rice in the first round . "It's a big advantage for us, as far as being on a big stage at the ITA Indoors", Wilson said. Like the men, the Cowgirls will open against UMKC on Saturday. Arkansas and Wichita State were also sent to the women's regional in Stillwater. "This year, you could tell with just the personnel and the players we had, that we could make a little more of a run this ... Read More »

Manchester City signing Tottenham ace Kyle Walker could be humiliating

Tottenham acted shrewdly to sign him up two years ago, and his progression since could give them the confidence to take the money for Walker and run. Today, Jack Pitt-Brooke of The Independent has added fuel to the fire by claiming that the Spurs right-back has decided his future lies away from the high-flying North London club. Read More »

Andy Murray: Anthony Joshua fight left me shaking with nerves

Fury claimed that he could beat the Brit with "one hand" and has kept the suspense up in the world of boxing as to whether or not he could jump back into the ring to face the 27-year-old giant. "We all saw [his career] had a life and death situation against Klitschko, but Klitschko couldn't land a glove on me". He is just a pumped-up weightlifter but [Klitschko] couldn't land one of those of those hooks on me, at all. Read More »

Dramatic dashcam video shows small plane crashing on busy street


No one suffered serious injuries, including the plane's occupants, and those inside several cars that were damaged in the fiery crash captured in driver Guanting Li's footage . Nearby resident Ron Cohen, a pilot himself, told Q13, "It looks like he did an incredible job". Fortunately, no one - the pilot or his passenger - was injured, police said. Read More »

Watch Champions League semi-finals live on TV, online

However, Real Madrid scored three ogoals when the two met in the Vicente Calderon - Atletico Madrid's home stadium - when the two met last November. Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates with Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos after scoring the opening goal during the Champions League semifinals first leg soccer match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid at Santiago. Read More »

Silfverberg scores 2, Ducks beat Oilers 6-3 in Game 3


They had easily swept Calgary in the first round in four games. "That they're prepared to sacrifice in those situations to prevent goals". McDavid spun and cut back to lose defender Sami Vatanen and rifle a shot over Gibson's left elbow to pull the Oilers even at 8:40 of the second period. Read More »

United States midwest, south brace for more severe weather

Near Clever in southwestern Missouri , a man tried to save his 72-year-old wife from floodwaters that swept away their vehicle Saturday, but her body was found when the water receded, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said. The one that hit here, 140-mile-an-hour winds ripping apart this building which was preparing to host a prom when the storm hit. "You just can't believe you're alive", Melton said. Read More »

Anthony Joshua defeats Wladimir Klitschko

After the knockdown Klitschko took the next two rounds to move up in the scorecards . The Associated Press had it 94-94 going into the final round. Even at 41 years old, Klitschko proved he remains among the world's leading heavyweights, and insisted he would explore his rematch clause for a potential return. Read More »

Blue Jackets' Werenski out with broken cheekbone

What's next: The series shifts back to PPG Paints Arena for Game 5 Thursday at 7 p.m. The Pens have to do a better job of holding onto that momentum, and Crosby told me in order to do that they just need to execute. Columbus opened the third with a goal early in the first to retake the two-goal lead. The teams traded goals in the third period before Guentzel beat Bobrovsky for the victor. Read More »

NFL Draft: Dallas Cowboys select Jourdan lewis No. 92 overall

The Cowboys selected talented cornerback Jourdan Lewis of MI. In the third round, Jerry Jones and company took a gamble on a player who is now under investigation for domestic violence. "I am going to embrace the underdog role, and no matter where they line me up, I'm going to outperform the next guy". After going pass-rusher Thursday in the first round, the Cowboys had to address their secondary Friday. Read More »

Numbers preview: Cavs (2) vs. Raptors (3)

For each Conference (Eastern and Western) the teams are seeded according to their Conference standings. Toronto had gone the distance with the Indiana Pacers, then also with the Miami Heat, and had to hop on a plane the next day for Cleveland with a single day to prepare for the best team in the East. Read More »

Leipzig held, giving Bayern chance to seal Bundesliga title


Arjen Robben, Thomas Muller and Joshua Kimmich were on target in the second half as Bayern strolled to victory. Ancelotti has now added a German league title success to accompany those in and Italy (AC Milan 2004), England (Chelsea 2010) and France (Paris Saint-Germain 2013), becoming the first manager to win a title in four of Europe's top five leagues. Read More »

Browns admit they might not keep Caleb Brantley


It made for a freakish late-draft sequence for the Browns, who took Brantley with the 185th overall pick, only to have executive vice president Sashi Brown tell reporters later that the misdemeanor battery charge the ex-Gators player is facing is "very concerning". Read More »

Giants Inform Eli Manning Of Decision To Pick Davis Webb


Webb originally opted to take his graduate transfer year to Colorado, though he had a change of heart midway through the summer and landed in Berkeley. A two-time Super Bowl victor and MVP, Manning isn't getting any younger as he turned 36 years old back in January. I think he's just a hard worker off the field as well as on the field, so I don't think it's gonna be a problem for him. Read More »

Burnley wins 1st away match of EPL season at Crystal Palace


Of course, the results of this season for Crystal Palace is not the best, but the game that we could observe recently in the performance of "glaziers" is not easy to name unsuccessfully. Allardyce said: "We were not at it in the first-half despite starting well but their early goal made us nervous". "But I can't control that". In addition, guest ratings Burnley do not leave a chance even for a draw, although we should not exclude surprises. Read More »

Jimbo Fisher Says Dalvin Cook Shoulda Be Drafted 1st Round


Minnesota dealt the 48th and 128th picks to the Bengals in order to draft Cook. The Eagles have apparently, according to Cook, shown "heavy interest" in the running back during the pre-draft process. The Vikings traded up seven spots and snagged Florida State tailback Dalvin Cook. The Vikings on Friday selected center Pat Elflein . Minnesota general manager Rick Spielman spoke with Cook for about 45 minutes earlier in the day to vet the selection. Read More »