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English Premier League Report: Arsenal v Crystal Palace 20 January 2018

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But the Gunners didn't skip a beat. BC-SOC-Arsenal-Crystal Palace , 1st Ld-Writethru, 337 Arsenal hits 4 goals after leaving out Man U-bound SanchezAP Photo FAS104, FAS130, FAS122, FAS119, FAS124Eds: Resending. But whatever Arsenal's comings and goings before the end of the January window, they were certainly not short of firepower at Emirates Stadium as a sorry Palace were swept aside in a devastating opening. Read More »

Did Michy Batshuayi do enough for Chelsea to earn another chance?

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Meanwhile Chelsea attacker Willian marked his 50th consecutive appearance in the Premier League, the longest current run of successive games in the division among outfield players, with a fine goal. Willian doubled Chelsea's lead with a brilliant team goal just three minutes later, linking up with Hazard and Michy Batshuayi before driving the ball past Matthew Ryan. Read More »

Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho signs two-year contract extension

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The new deal ties the Brazil global to the Premier League leaders until 2020. "With Pep in charge, I feel sure we can win significant silverware and, importantly, we will try to do it playing attractive, attacking football". Fernandinho and Nicolas Otamendi have both committed their futures to City, the South American pair having perhaps the best seasons of their careers. Read More »

West Shrine Game to kickoff Saturday at Tropicana Field

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With the West trailing 10-7, he caught the winning touchdown with 1:23 left in the fourth quarter. Wisconsin safety Natrell Jamerson returned Barrett's early fumble 68 yards for the West's other TD in the nation's longest running college all-star game. Read More »

Federer enters Australian Open pre quarters

The 36-year-old second seed was rather fortunate to clinch the match with a backhand victor after Gasquet had fired his shot off the net cord but he was undoubtedly a worthy victor, reaching the fourth round without conceding a set so far. In fact, the reigning victor at Melbourne Park is also the odds-on favourite to repeat as Australian Open champion next Sunday. Meanwhile, Angelique Kerber continued her march towards a second Australian Open crown with a clinical third-round victory ... Read More »

Five-star wing Zion Williamson is off the board to Duke

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Follow us on Twitter , Facebook and Instagram to stay updated with the latest news and exclusive giveaways! Clemson, Duke , Kentucky, Kansas, North Carolina and SC were his finalists. Williamson, who hails hails from Spartanburg, South Carolina, also had in-state schools South Carolina and Clemson among his top choices. Williamson's recruitment has been volatile. Read More »

D'Angelo Russell Cleared to Play for First Time Since Nov. 10

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Brooklyn Nets guard D'Angelo Russell says he expects to play against the Miami Heat on Friday evening after a knee injury has kept him out since the middle of November, according to Adam Zagoria of SNY . LeVert and Spencer Dinwiddie scored all the Nets' points in a 10-4 run to break a 91-all tie and close the game. "I thought Caris and Quincy came in the game and changed the energy", coach Kenny Atkinson said. Read More »

Djokovic overcomes injury scare, defeats Viñolas at Australian Open

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Novak Djokovic (R) of Serbia and Gael Monfils (L) of France embrace after Djokovic won their second round match at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 18 January 2018. The 12-time Grand Slam champion has re-modelled his serving action to take the pressure off the joint but it held up during a four-set win over Gael Monfils in brutal heat on Thursday. Read More »

Jose Mourinho proposes a new name as a probable departure in January

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Sanchez is expected to sign a deal worth £500,000 a week at Old Trafford , more than the wage bill of the Burnley squad who will look to end their six-match winless run against Jose Mourinho's men at Turf Moor. "We just stuck to our principles, but the difference now is that time is in much shorter supply for clubs and managers". Rafa Benitez's side, 15th in the league and without a win in their last three games, have only managed 21 goals in 23 games and are more likely to try to ... Read More »

Three tactics to use against Man City

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Last time out in the league, the Swans earned a point away from home with a 1-1 draw against Newcastle United . They have won only 6 games this season and are now placed 15th on the table, level on points with Brighton & Hove Albion with 23 points, but ahead only by virtue of goal difference. Read More »

Spurs Could Seal Malcom Deal - Right Under Wenger's Nose

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Arsenal were highly interested in signing Malcom in January , as a replacement for the outgoing Alexis Sanchez , who is set to join Manchester United in the coming days. It is understood that Pochettino is a big fan of Malcom's abilities and would like to sign him at the earliest. I wouldn't say he has been disturbed by it, that's a bit strong, he's not disturbed, but he is asking questions. Read More »

Australian Open: Maria Sharapova's Victory Dreams Shattered By Angelique Kerber's Power Knock

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The 2016 champion routed Maria Sharapova 6-1, 6-3 in a third-round win that showcased her credentials as a title contender and ensured she'll be the only Grand Slam champion still playing in the second week in the women's draw. It's fine. I finished the match. This didn't happen too many times in my career that I have maybe some tension in the muscles or whatever, some kind of physical challenges. Read More »

Rahm takes lead after first round in California

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Biggest disappointment: Patrick Reed blitzed the three-course rotation in Palm Springs en route to his first career Tour title back in 2014, but he's unlikely to repeat that feat after opening with a 2-over 74 on the Nicklaus Tournament course . Read More »

Sharapova happy with progress ahead of Kerber test

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Second seed Federer made no apologies for being scheduled to play during the evening session when the temperature, which peaked at 40 degrees Celsius in the afternoon, had dipped to more manageable levels. Sharapova, who booked a place in the third round, said she missed the Australian summer previous year, having forced to sit out of the grand slam due to a doping ban. Read More »

Federer beats the heat for win

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However, the 20-year-old German capitulated against Korean star Hyeon Chung in a five-set match which ended with the Rod Laver Arena crowd booing Zverev off the court. Federer could never truly relax though and Struff broke for a 3-1 lead in the third set with some forceful tennis. At the end, honestly, I was like, Okay, I don't want rally so much, I want to, but I know after one or two rallies I be done. Read More »

UFC 220 fight card: Full list of matches for Miocic vs. Ngannou

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Gian Villante, Thomas Almeida and Rob Font are other bigger names who will be fighting on the main card. Francis Ngannou (L), shown knocking out Alistair Overeem in December, will challenge heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic in Boston on Saturday in the main event of UFC 220. Read More »

English Premier League Report: Burnley v Manchester United 20 January 2018

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David de Gea - 6 - Untroubled. They lack a prolific goal-scorer at the top end - meaning they rely too much on a small band of footballers in the first team, which can always drag a side down in the crunch games. Anthony Martial - 7 - United's liveliest attacker in the first half, Martial was rewarded for his intent by opening the scoring after 55 minutes. Read More »

Michael Phelps opens up about depression after 2012 Olympics

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And he revealed to CNN this week that at one point, he even contemplated suicide. To be such a successful athlete and make the most of his talent and potential, Phelps had to be dedicated, intense, and unforgiving of himself. Once Phelps opened up and began to actually talk about his feelings instead of locking them away, things changed. Phelps started off by explaining when he first realized he needed to seek help to maintain his mental health. Read More »

Barcelona issue statement to deny secret pact with Griezmann

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However, after being reported to Federation Internationale de Football Association by Atletico last month following comments made by director Guillermo Amor about Griezmann, Barca have reacted angrily to the latest bout of rumours. The newspaper claimed Griezmann's transfer would take place after this summer's World Cup in Russian Federation, where he will play a key role for France. Read More »

Vardy and Mahrez inspire Leicester to 2-0 win over Watford

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Only Stoke (18) have gone behind in more Premier League games this season than Watford (16), with the Hornets coming from two goals down in their last match against Southampton to draw 2-2. But the Hornets failed to deal with the Foxes, who sacked Craig Shakespeare when they were in the bottom three in October and Puel now has them sitting seventh in a European spot. Read More »

Kerber revival meets Sharapova roadblock as Melbourne cools

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I was really trying to play my game. The 21st seed Kerber needed just 64 minutes to dispatch Sharapova , who won the Australian Open title in 2008, in the third round of the first Grand Slam event of the season, reports Efe. The harder and flatter Sharapova tried to hit the ball, the quicker it came back at her. Britain's Johanna Konta crashed out to world number 123 Bernarda Pera, with the American winning 6-4 7-5. Read More »

Trump defends self after comments, says: 'I am not a racist'

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Eric Trump added, "He has more energy than any person I have ever met in my entire life". "No, I'm not a racist", he told reporters. "I know what was said, and I know what I said", Graham said. On Sunday, they backtracked and challenged other senators' descriptions of the remarks. On Sunday, Vice-President Mike Pence, who worshipped at a Baptist church in Maryland, listened as the pastor denounced Trump's use of vulgarity. Read More »

Tom Brady Listed As Questionable For AFC Championship Game

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Brady missed practice yesterday and also skipped his media day as well. "We can really use them". Meanwhile, the Steelers have begun their offseason and hope to find the answers to why the Super Bowl continues to elude them. the VIKINGS battle it out for the coveted Super Bowl title!" Keep in mind, also, that this is a Jaguars team that put up 45 points against the Steelers' defense last week. Read More »

Everton confirm McCarthy double leg break

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McCarthy's leg snapped. Nearby players immediately reacted hysterically. After the incident, Everton said on Twitter that McCarthy had suffered "what looks like a broken leg", and the club confirmed the diagnosis after the game. The clash with Rondon that caused the injury was accidental and the Venezuela worldwide was visually upset as McCarthy was taken off the field. Of course, the extent of Coleman's involvement was to perhaps offer a few much-needed words of encouragement to his ... Read More »

Special UK deal possible after Brexit - President Emmanuel Macron

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He retained that full access to the single market can be possible without rules. "You can not, by definition, have full access to the single market if you don't tick the boxes". "We want to negotiate a comprehensive free trade agreement and a security partnership", she said. He said that that the United Kingdom should not gain access to the single market without accepting its "preconditions". Read More »

Arsenal vs. Crystal Palace 2018 live stream

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Alexandre Lacazette then rounded off a brilliant move to make it 4-0 after 22 minutes. They are now placed at the 6th spot in the league table with 39 points to their name after 23 games . Arsenal players stand for a minutes applause in memory of the late Cyrille Regis prior to the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London . Read More »

Inter Milan in 'Pole Position' to Sign Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge

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Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool football club have had an extremely eventful January transfer window, and they still might have a deal or two left to do. We played against Swansea a few weeks ago, not too long ago, when they had a caretaker-manager and I said after the game it was much more hard than the result suggested. Read More »

Patriots' quarterback misses practice, expects to play against Jaguars

Brady finally spoke Friday, but said little, refusing to answer questions about his much-discussed hand injury . The five-times Super Bowl champion, who injured his right throwing hand during practice on Wednesday, had a chance to shed some light on what has become the biggest story of the week in New England but chose to keep everyone guessing. Read More »

Burnley vs. Manchester United: Premier League highlights and recap

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Expect United to have enough quality going forward to take advantage of a Burnley team losing its way after a bright start and keep the pressure on City, who have a 12-point cushion in the title race. In terms of the visitors, Eric Bailly remains the only long-term absentee with an ankle injury, while Zlatan Ibrahimovic remains on the sidelines with a slight knee injury. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale both fit to face Barcelona - Zinedine Zidane

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GETTYErnesto Valverde says Barcelona will not be giving Real Madrid a guard of honour On the notion of a guard of honour, I wouldn't do it for anyone, nor would I want it to be done for us. However, despite the cushion his side have in the league, Valverde dismissed the suggestion the game would be nearly a free hit for Barca. This is the best League in the world and it's very hard, but that's football. Read More »

Gattis leaves Lions to join Alabama staff

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Gattis came to PSU from Vanderbilt along with coach James Franklin and did excellent work helping develop receivers such as Chris Godwin , DaeSean Hamilton and Juwan Johnson. With the Lions having a few more spots to fill between now and the second signing period in February the timing is far from ideal. In addition, he was an effective recruiter and was named Big Ten Recruiter of the Year in 2015 by one service. Read More »