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Jelena Dokic reveals years of abuse suffered at hands of father

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Tennis Australia have revealed they raised concerns about the welfare of Jelena Dokic to police but without her co-operation at the time nothing could be done about it. Dokic's book Unbreakable will be available from tomorrow, and she will feature in an interview on Fox Sports on Wednesday evening. Jelena - who was once ranked as high as fourth in the world - revealed that she suffered physical abuse growing up whenever her father thought she had unperformed on the court. Read More »

Defender undergoes medical treatment ahead of Newcastle v Manchester United

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Jones, who went off injured in Manchester United's 2-1 defeat by Huddersfield last month with a similar injury, lasted 24 minutes at Wembley having cleared Leroy Sane's effort off the line. Jones appeared to suffer the injury after just ten minutes, but continued for just under quarter of an hour more before he was replaced by debutant Joe Gomez. Read More »

Stephen Jones Slams Ireland's Reaction To World Rugby Report

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It was expected that the delegates at Wednesday's meeting in London would confirm the recommendation, therefore validating the process. The Department of Digital, Culture, Media and... The final decision rests with 26 World Rugby Council members who collectively exercise 39 votes and among whom a simple majority is required to secure the hosting rights. Read More »

D'Angelo Russell Will Reportedly Miss 'Several Games' With A Knee Injury

Russell, 21, is having a fine debut season with the Nets. Russell landed awkwardly and hobbled to the bench before going to the locker room. However, he had looked much better during his last handful of outings. The former Los Angeles Lakers draft pick was traded in te off-season with Timofey Mozgov to the Nets for Brook Lopez and Kyle Kuzma. For a franchise that dealt with Jeremy Lin's ruptured patellar tendon on opening night, that image gave Nets fans a scare. Read More »

Wrighty: Loftus-Cheek better player than Chelsea midfielder Bakayoko

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The 21-year-old has had to be patient at the Blues and Southgate reckons his struggles are due to his team-mates being wary of his talent. Asked if the assured debuts of Loftus-Cheek and now injured Winks made him feel more positive about his options, the England manager said: "Yeah, and I think the slightly different system opens up different possibilities". Read More »

John Fox challenge considered one of the worst in National Football League history

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Bears coach John Fox inadvertently gave the ball away when he challenged a potential touchdown by running back Benny Cunningham in the first half of Sunday's game against Green Bay. What would've been a first-and-goal situation for the Bears on the 2 turned into a possession for the Packers. Former NFL V.P. of Officiating Dean Blandino said he didn't think there was enough evidence to change the ruling on the field. Read More »

Giants could fire Ben McAdoo if Giants lose to 49ers

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But with a bye next week, Garoppolo would have more time to learn the offense before potentially serving as the starter for the team's final six games. The 49ers extended their lead following an 11-yard bootleg run into the end zone by Beathard. That's the philosophy the 49ers need to have at this point, and maybe they'll finally get a lucky break on Sunday when the Giants come to town. Read More »

Rams keep rolling, rout Houston Texans, 33-7

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Goff found Woods again for the former USC Trojans receiver's second touchdown of the game. While attempting to catch a pass in the middle of the field with 6:39 remaining in the period, Fuller was hit hard by Rams safety LaMarcus Joyner. Wide receiver Bruce Ellington , in his first season with the Texans after spending 2014 and 2015 with the 49ers, was responsible for the Texans' first score of Sunday's game. Read More »

Ottawa Redblacks celebrate touchdown by performing all-human limbo

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Saskatchewan will play at Toronto next Sunday in the East final. They'll try to become the first crossover team to reach the Grey Cup since the rule was adopted in 1996. Vernon Adams Jr. and Bakari Grant had Saskatchewan's other touchdowns. The play didn't lead to anything as Harris would go on to turn the ball over later in the possession, but it was just a small example of the Herculean effort put in by Spencer in a losing cause. Read More »

Matt Kenseth wins and Keselowski earns championship berth

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That pass meant Brad Keselowski was able to advance with a shot for the title to the November 19 championship race at Homestead along with Kyle Busch , Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr . Kenseth led 60 laps, the second most of any driver on the day. Despite already being eliminated from the playoffs, Kenseth grabbed the lead from Chase Elliott with 10 laps to go and held on for the victory at Phoenix Raceway. Read More »

3 and out: Bears return from bye with loss to Packers

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He hobbled off the field and was eventually carted back to the locker room. After missing one game, he earned just 51 offensive snaps across the next three games as Aaron Jones became the lead back. His 37-yard touchdown run with 11:41 left in the first half gave Green Bay a 10-3 advantage. The challenge backfired as officials ruled that Cunningham fumbled the ball before it hit the pylon, which resulted in a turnover and a touchback. Read More »

Federer blows Jack's socks off in ATP Finals opener

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Federer, the 19-time men's singles Grand Slam champion, had made fitness his main priority for 2017 and stuck to a limited schedule. In a weird moment in the middle of the first set, the rookie American, playing in the showpiece event for the first time , hit a poor drop shot, inviting the simplest of put-aways. Read More »

Buccaneers: Jets players who will impact Week 10 in Tampa

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A week after playing their best game and dancing on the field, the Jets looked like they were sleepwalking through a 15-10 loss Sunday to the Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium. McCown, who has played so well this year, struggled. They sacked McCown six times and hit him 14 times. Heading into Sunday's game, the Bucs had just eight sacks in eight games for the season, the fewest in the league. Read More »

Rudy Gobert Out Four-Six Weeks With Bone Bruise in Right Knee

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Gobert then limped to the dressing room under his own power. Gobert will get re-evaluated in four weeks. Waiters fell into Gobert after a scramble for a rebound turned into him chasing a loose ball. The Jazz have the third best defense in the National Basketball Association by points per possession, per National Basketball Association stats, largely because of Gobert's ridiculous rim-protecting prowess. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo Becomes Father of Four

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We are all very happy!" he wrote. Cristiano Ronaldo Jr.is now seven, and he became a father, in June, to twins Eva and Mateo who had a surrogate mother . Speaking about life as a father last week, Ronaldo said: "Being a father is a unique and personal journey, something that has changed me completely". Read More »

Jaguars Run A Fake Punt For A 56-Yard TD

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The Jaguars pulled off their second successful fake punt of the season late in the first quarter when Corey Grant took the snap and broke several tackles while weaving down the field for a 56-yard touchdown. A pass by Bortles was batted in the air and the ball was caught by Chargers safety Tre Boston . The game was tied, 14-14, with 1:57 left in the third quarter. Read More »

Joe Haden goes out with injury vs. Colts

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The extra point was blocked, and it appeared the Colts were going to take it back for two points. The Colts built a 17-3 lead thanks to a couple of long scoring strikes. To date, Brissett has thrown for 2,172 yards, nine touchdowns and five interceptions. But Pittsburgh lost one of its best players in the second quarter when cornerback Joe Haden left the game with what was described at the time as a leg injury. Read More »

Maurice Harris' Unbelievable Catch Could Be 'Play Of The Year' In NFL

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Teddy Bridgewater active for the first time since January 2016 because of a devastating knee injury. The NFL's official Twitter account is prone to hyperbole, but the question was legitimate after Redskins wide receiver Maurice Harris made an incredible, one-handed touchdown grab early in the first quarter of Sunday's game against the Vikings: CATCH OF THE YEAR?? Case Keenum led Minnesota's offensive attack with 304 yards and four touchdown passes. Read More »

Mark Ingram stakes Saints to halftime lead over the Bills

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At worst, it is the latest example of why the Bills, now 5-4 after their back-to-back lopsided losses, are heading the wrong direction as they try to end their 17-year playoff drought. -New Orleans had little trouble responding with a nine-play scoring drive covering 75 yards. Brees did have a rushing score, which is how the Saints' flexed their muscle against the Bills. Read More »

Browns-Lions, What To Watch For Sunday In Detroit

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Cleveland Browns game, compiled by Eric Coughlin of The Detroit News. After dropping back into coverage, Collins reads Matt Stafford's eyes, makes a diving interception and gets up with hopes of going the other way. He missed three games this season with a concussion. It's been a frustrating season for Collins, and not just because Cleveland enters Week 10 without a win. Read More »

Everton should give up on Olivier Giroud after latest comments

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The 31-year-old, injured in Friday evening's 2-0 win over Wales in Paris, underwent tests in Rambouillet on Saturday and was shown to have suffered a right thigh strain, the French Football Federation confirmed on its website on Sunday. "No, for the moment I am not questioning myself about my future", Giroud told The Mirror . The French worldwide is yet to start a Premier League game this season, with Alexis Sanchez and Alexandre Lacazette both preferred up front. Read More »

NFL players pause national anthem protests over Veterans Day weekend

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No NFL players protested during the national anthem before early games as the league celebrated Veterans Day weekend by honoring the military. The NFL and NFLPA said on Saturday, "There has been no change in the current policy regarding the anthem", saying NFL players "should" stand for "The Star-Spangled Banner". Read More »

Roger Goodell Seeking $50M Salary, Private Jet for Life in New Contract

Goodell's current contract runs out in March of 2019 and the commish and owners are now working on a five-year contract extension. " That number for Roger just seems too much ", an owner told ESPN's Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen . There also are those in the league who believe the only way Goodell would not stay on as commissioner would be if he walked away. Jerry Jones apparently has opened yet another new front in his assault on Commissioner Roger Goodell's contract. Read More »

Moyes has West Ham jump into battle for Liverpool striker Ings

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However, according to reports in the Daily Mail , the Scot has no problem with Hernandez and will give him a chance to impress. The club were braced to accept an offer in the region of 15 million pounds for the former Marseille man but Moyes who has held talks with Ayew has assured him of his role and has moved to block any move to away in January. Read More »

Liverpool star already house hunting in Barcelona

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Klopp may still be hoping to keep Coutinho at Anfield for the long term, but the paper still believes Coutinho will make the move to the Nou Camp - be it in January, or next summer. One of them is from PSG, ' they report. "He is a footballer, who today, plays at a very high level". Leverkusen convinced the teenager to sign a five-year contract in July but that hasn't stopped the likes of Liverpool from expressing their interest in signing the attacker. Read More »

Nottinghamshire's Ball will be fit for Ashes opener

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Warwickshire all-rounder Chris Woakes took 4-17 as England completed a 192-run victory by dismissing their hosts for just 75 in their second innings. "It depends on how the boys bowl to them; if the boys bowl loose and wide, there's troubles", Harris said. Australia are delighted that England's big two batting hopes, Joe Root and Alastair Cook, have not really fired on tour yet, the new captain having made one half century in his three innings and the former one having suffered three ... Read More »

Victor Moses nominated for BBC African Footballer of the Year award

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The BBC award nomination is coming on the heels of another one he received earlier this month for the African Footballer of the Year award, organised by CAF, the continent's football governing body. Current squad members Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah made the list. Mane's fine form for Liverpool has carried over to the worldwide stage as the winger helped Senegal qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 2002. Read More »

Mizzou runs all over Tennessee on senior night, wins fourth straight

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Mizzou rushed for 433 yards. MU moves to 5-5 and 2-4 in the SEC. Way too many missed tackles, too many misfits. Coach Barry Odom recapped the game with reporters. McBride stood in the pocket, took hit after hit behind a patchwork offensive line and led Tennessee to a 17-all tie with 1:15 left in the first half. Read More »

Quick hits from Wisconsin's win over Iowa

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Ohio State. Wisconsin had four turnovers, while Iowa had three. The Badgers did finish with 382 yards, including 157 on 29 carries by freshman running back Jonathan Taylor, but it was an Iowa turnover which helped Wisconsin seize control of the game. Read More »