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Ruthless Nadal storms past Dzumhur

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Nadal won the opening 5 games of the match and he never looked back, overpowering his rival from the baseline to notch straight sets win and set the round 16 clash against Diego Schwartzman . "Playing in this condition is of course very risky for the health of the player". Frenchman Gael Monfils said he was "dying" on court, while Novak Djokovic called the conditions "brutal". Read More »

Goretzka agrees to Bayern switch

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Bayern declared their desire to take the 22-year-old to Bavaria last week, the Bundesliga champions' executive board chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge stating they would be "crazy" if they did not consider signing a free agent Germany worldwide. Read More »

LeBron James says Cavs in 'Strugglesville' after win vs. Magic

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On the next possession, Kevin Love missed a contested dunk, but Thomas grabbed the rebound with 15 seconds left and was fouled by Mack four seconds later. Was it the Wine & Gold running out to a big lead? Fighting off Orlando's charge in the fourth? Hill has always been known as one of the more underrated defensive point guards in the National Basketball Association and has shown the ability to shut down some of the best perimeter players in the league. Read More »

Manchester United now leading Liverpool in battle for Nice midfielder Jean Seri

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According to The Sun , Nice midfielder Jean Michael Seri is being closely monitored by all three clubs, who are looking to strengthen in the next couple of weeks. Although City's unbeaten run was recently ended by Liverpool's 4-3 victory at Anfield , their midfield is arguably where everything ticks with the likes of Kevin De Bruyne, David Silva, Ilkay Gundogan and Fernandinho all putting in world class performances this season. Read More »

MS Dhoni raises curtains from R Ashwin's selection in IPL

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IPL 2018 player auction will take place over a span of two days; January 27 and 28 at Bengaluru. Dhoni, who has led CSK to two IPL titles and four finals, revealed he was approached by several other teams but he had made up his mind about returning to Chennai . Read More »

Asensio lifts stuttering Real Madrid

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Real Madrid's Spanish forward Marco Asensio (right) challenges Leganes " defender Javier Eraso during the Spanish "Copa del Rey' (King's cup) football match between Leganes and Real Madrid at the Estadio Municipal Butarque in Leganes on Friday. Read More »

Spurs announce they're shutting down Kawhi Leonard indefinitely

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Leonard is out indefinitely , but it does sound like he's looking at an extended time off. Entering Wednesday's game against, San Antonio was 24-12 without Leonard. Spencer Dinwiddie went into attack mode and recorded a career-high 13 assists on the night, even though his shot was not falling. Although he'd probably wish he could have that three that he missed with 1:14 remaining, overall he had an excellent shooting night - scoring 18 points on 54 percent shooting, including hitting four ... Read More »

Liverpool handed blow as director confirms target will join Bayern

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Heidel said Schalke were prepared for the decision, but admitted the club was losing a "very, very good player". And, according to The Mirror , Pep Guardiola could be interested in prising him away from under the nose of Juve, whose general director has recently vowed they would "try all they can" to bring him to the San Siro. Read More »

Turnovers, poor shooting doom MI in 72-52 loss

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Isaiah Livers made a pair of triples, including one that tied the game early at five after the Cornhuskers had sprinted to its first, two-score lead ever against MI since joining the Big Ten. MI coach John Beilein suffered his first loss in nine games to the Cornhuskers. The Wolverines had nine in the first half and 12 total, which led to 11 Nebraska points. Read More »

City makes it 17 wins in a row

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We're playing against world-class players. 'We do mention it, but the manager will have mentioned it many, many times as well. We have a game every four days. The centre-half said: "It's the first time we have been ahead like this". "Our lives are better when we win, it's simple like that". It's simple like that. Read More »

Samsung unveils special Note 8 for PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games

Samsung Electronics Co.'s Galaxy S9 smartphone appears likely to feature a variable aperture camera, according to industry sources and news reports . Samsung has been known to release special edition handsets on occasion, and is seizing the opportunity once more with the Olympic Winter Games just around the corner. Read More »

Spurs clear the way for Arsenal to complete Malcom deal

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Callum Wilson equalized in the 70th minute for Bournemouth before setting up Jordon Ibe for the victor in the 74th minute, intensifying Arsenal's problems in what could be developing into another crisis under Arsene Wenger . And Wenger, whose side travel to Bournemouth on Sunday as they return to Premier League action, admitted that the Chile global will only be allowed to leave if they can get a new signing over the line. Read More »

LeBron James' 2018 NBA All-Star Game jersey

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On Thursday afternoon, the National Basketball Association announced that Curry and Cavaliers' forward LeBron James will serve as the two captains for the 2018 All-Star Game after the two players received the highest share of All-Star votes from fans, players and media. Read More »

AB de Villiers opens up his fitness and recent performances

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When we blame Indian players for their losses in South Africa or elsewhere overseas, are we saying that when they win at home they give their 100% and that they don't do the same overseas? Nearly every time something hasn't gone India's way in South Africa , Virat Kohli has erupted in frustration. Read More »

Conte 'not happy' with Morata, warns players for diving

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Willian was shown a yellow card after he appeared to be clipped by Norwich defender Timm Klose in the penalty box, with Graham Scott , the referee, choosing not to overturn the decision, despite the availability of the VAR. In Italy, before to arrive to use this new system, they tried, tried, tried... "Otherwise we cut the power to the referee on the pitch, and that is not right". Read More »

New Orleans Saints at Minnesota Vikings: 3 key matchups

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The bitterness in Minnesota toward the team in black and gold only increased two years later when an National Football League investigation concluded then-New Orleans defensive coordinator Gregg Williams encouraged a bounty system created to financially reward players for hitting and injuring Favre. Read More »

Jose Mourinho demands new deal for Manchester United ace Marouane Fellaini

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Mourinho has been in the position for a little more than 18 months and has won the UEFA Europa League and the EFL Cup during that time span, encouraging belief he's the right man to take the club forward. The club has also been eager to secure his future as PSG have been rumoured to be tailing the manager . He has already rejected an opportunity to sign a new deal to extend his stay at Old Trafford. Read More »

Koreas marching under one flag is unbelievable, says Sergey Bubka

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Not everyone is happy some in South Koreas are anxious that the joint team could affect Seoul's medal chances and Japan's foreign minister is warning the world not be taken in by what he calls Pyongyang's "charm offensive". The top American diplomat said he is waiting to hear from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that he seeks to have a conversation. "In a way the Olympics are a commercial break from the drama and tensions that have continued to build between the United States and ... Read More »

How Ross Barkley Fared In A Behind Closed Doors Match For Chelsea

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Former England captain Alan Shearer, working as a pundit for the BBC , criticised the decision of match referee Graham Scott not to consult VAR Mike Jones over Timm Klose's challenge on Willian early in the first period of extra time. Imagine the embarrassment of storming the pitch in anger about a refereeing decision, being dragged to the floor and being escorted out of the stadium. Read More »

Joel Embiid named NBA All-Star Game starter

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Embiid received 1,285, 587 fan votes, finishing behind Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo and Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James in Eastern Conference front-court voting. Boston (34-11) would pull off a season-series sweep with a win. With his heavy minute's restriction a thing of the past, Embiid has been a dominant force in the East in a way very few could have predicted and looked the part of a franchise caliber player. Read More »

LeBron James, Stephen Curry are captains, to draft NBA All-Star Game teams

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BC-BKN-All-Star Starters, 2nd Ld-Writethru, 410 LeBron, Curry are captains, to draft NBA All-Star Game teamsAP Photo CXA119, OHTD111Eds: Updates with details. The Greek Freak had a little more than 2.5 million. He is on pace to break Moses Malone's franchise single season record of 31.1 ppg set in 1981-82. Instead of the normal East vs. Read More »

Henrikh Mkhitaryan "has a price" - Jose Mourinho amid Arsenal links

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The latest reports indicate that Manchester City is cooling a bit in their interest for Sanchez, as they don't want to pay £20 million for a player that would be available on a free in the summer. Don Balon say Bale has secretly talking with United for weeks about a huge move. "My approach to players is that every player has a price", Mourinho said when asked directly about whether Mkhitaryan would stay. Read More »

Man United Close on Jose Mourinho Contract Extension

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Even though things have eventually cooled between the pair of feisty Premier League managers they certainly won't be sending each other birthday whatsapps this year. "I don't find a better word to define the talk", Mourinho explained . "I am going to leave when the club wants me to leave because I have no intention to leave at all". Read More »

Arsenal could lose Sanchez 'in next 48 hours' says Wenger

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It was very disappointing today. "We haven't created enough with the possession we had". "We had to do it again, do it the hard way; it's never easy against any team to come back from a losing position", said Howe. Asked if Sanchez will be replaced if he leaves, Wenger said: "Yes". "You want to focus on the players who are on the pitch who can do well for the club". Read More »

Arsenal set for Malcom talks as Gunners rival Spurs for Brazilian

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Arsenal have scheduled a meeting with Bordeaux to discuss a potential deal for Brazilian forward Malcom , Sky in Italy are reporting. And Wenger, whose side travel to Bournemouth on Sunday as they return to Premier League action, admitted that the Chile worldwide will only be allowed to leave if they can get a new signing over the line. Read More »

Michael Owen states his prediction for Bristol City v Man United

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Bristol City will believe they can cause an upset by knocking reigning champions Manchester United out of the Carabao Cup when the two sides clash in the second set of quarter-finals on Wednesday. City lead the Premier League by 11 points from second-placed Manchester United and many have already called the title in their favour, including former Newcastle United and Blackburn Rovers star Alan Shearer, per BBC Sport . Read More »

Johanna Konta beats Madison Brengle to reach second round of Australian Open

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But then she admitted she is still haunted by a recent shopping failure when she went out to but two punnets of blueberries- and left them in the shop. There were signs of tension from Konta in a number of wild errors in the first set but Brengle's serve was under constant pressure and, aside from a poor game when she served for it at 5-2, Konta's serve was working very nicely. Read More »

Sharapova, Keys advance to second round of Australian Open

Six-times champion Novak Djokovic looked the part as he powered to a convincing first round victory at the Australian Open on Tuesday on his return from an elbow injury. Of course we're all blessed to have great financial compensation, great lives.I'm very grateful for that. There's no better place for me to be playing after six months than here in Australia. Read More »

Alexis Sanchez-less Arsenal slump to defeat against struggling Bournemouth

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Speaking after the important victory, Howe believes his side still had to contend with a hard Arsenal outfit. Two quick-fire goals from the Cherries won the game for Bournemouth . There was a much clearer claim for a spot-kick moments later in the Arsenal area when Alex Iwobi handled Ibe's free-kick but referee Kevin Friend decided the contact was unintentional. Read More »

Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov Official For UFC 223

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Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson have a fight date for a fourth time. For now, the belt is the interim version that Ferguson won in October by stopping Kevin Lee, but UFC President Dana White has expressed growing impatience with full champion Conor McGregor's readiness to return to the octagon. Read More »

Winter Olympics: Jamaica women Bobsleigh make historic qualification

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The Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games are scheduled to run from 9 February to 25 February this year. The Jamaican men's team is now ranked 31st on the Olympic Qualification list, one spot away from qualification. It is also the first time Jamaican women have ever competed in a winter Olympics. According to the BBC , The Jamaican team would be led by Jazmine Fenlator , an athlete who represented the United States at the 2014 winter Olympics in Sochi. Read More »