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Australia vs India 2018-19: Australia Make Two Changes for Series Decider

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Australia have undergone a significant change in their team combination where only three players - Shaun Marsh , Aaron Finch , and Glenn Maxwell are still a part of the ODI team from 2016. India came to Australia as favourites to dominate across formats. Khaleel Ahmed (0-55) and Mohammed Siraj (0-76) though failed to impress in their singular outings. Read More »

Amir Khan Reveals Why He Snubbed Kell Brook For Terence Crawford

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As such, he can envisage Crawford and either Brook or the legendary Manny Pacquiao being his opponents 'for my last two fights.' That suggests that if he does shock Crawford, a world title unification showdown with Pacquiao would take precedence over boxing Brook, meaning that fight may never happen. Read More »

Wild trade F Nino Niederreiter to Carolina

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Rask is now bogged down in a 22-game goal drought, so a change of scenery could help him jump start his season. He has won 51.1 percent of faceoffs in his career, including a career-best 54.9 a year ago. The Swede underwent shoulder surgery after that season and again last season. 4 The 6-2, 200-pound Rask was Carolina's second-round pick in the 2011 draft and is a native of Sweden. Read More »

Gonzalo Higuain refuses to be drawn on Chelsea transfer talk

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Higuain's impending arrival will signal the end of two forwards' Chelsea career - Alvaro Morata and Michy Batshuayi. "It's right that we don't talk about it now out of respect for the player and for AC Milan , but we can talk about it from tomorrow", Nedved told RAI. Read More »

Ghanaian undercover journalist shot dead

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Ahmed Hussein-Suale was said to be on his way home when gunmen on a motorbike opened fire on his vehicle in Madina area of Accra, shooting him dead in three live rounds. The team got one of its biggest scoops when it caught Kwesi Nyantakyi, a member of world soccer's FIFA Council and the second most powerful man in African soccer at the time, taking a bribe of $65,000 from their undercover reporters, who were posing as unethical businessmen. Read More »

Robertson to pen five-year deal

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Liverpool defender Andrew Robertson is set to put pen to paper on a new five-year deal at the club, according to a report from Paul Joyce of The Times . Edwards has been busy over the last 12 months tying down Liverpool's top performers and in that period Mohamed Salah , Roberto Firmino , captain Jordan Henderson and Joe Gomez have all extended their contracts. Read More »

10 places where Tiger Woods can win in 2019 (including Torrey Pines)

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Torrey Pines will mark Woods' first tournament of 2018 and his first PGA action since his victory at the season-ending Tour Championship in September. Woods joins a field at Torrey Pines that already includes defending champion and Jason Day, world number one Justin Rose, four-times major victor Rory McIlroy, Masters champion Patrick Reed and three-times major victor Jordan Spieth. Read More »

Dan Evans impresses Roger Federer in Australian Open defeat

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I think he's a good player. And the 28-year-old showed he still has all the tools to cause problems against the world's best. Like Federer, Evans has a game for the purists, and the Swiss is happy to see him back in the sport. Evans refused to be passive and took on Federer as he raced into a 5-3 lead with a wonderful cross-court forehand victor, leaving him with the set on his racquet. Read More »

Kings G Shumpert prevented from entering Blazers' lockerroom

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It apparently was not to exchange pleasantries or post-game handshakes. However, Portland covered the spread in the loss. Sacramento avenged a 113-108 overtime loss to the Blazers at Golden 1 Center on January 1. "Don't let that distract you from this young Scores ball club getting a great victory against a tested Blazers team". The Kings have covered in four straight at home. Read More »

Lakers ‘optimistic’ about LeBron James' re-evaluation

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While the Lakers are in a spot of bother, it is less due to the coaching and more due to their roster and LeBron's groin injury. "I'm optimistic about life", Walton said, via ESPN . "He did the half-court shooting and passing". "It's been good", Walton had recently said. The 34-year-old suffered the injury during the Christmas Day defeat at the Golden State Warriors . Read More »

Warner Turns Right-handed; Slams Gayle for 14 in 3

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Just six days after Smith left the BPL to have surgery on his elbow, Cricket Australia confirmed Warner would also head home to seek medical assessment on the same joint. He will return to Australia next Monday, after two more matches in the Bangladesh Twenty20 competition. He will have to be in an arm brace for six weeks before rehabilitation. Read More »

Russell scores 34, Nets send Celtics to 3rd straight loss

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Russell was on fire, burying four consecutive 3-pointers over the course of a 20-2 run by the Nets. During his first two years, the Nets defeated the Celtics 4-2 in the 2002 Eastern Conference finals and then swept them in the conference semifinals the following year. Read More »

Chelsea face disciplinary action over alleged racist chanting

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Chelsea have been informed that " disciplinary proceedings have been instigated". Chelsea will find out at the end of February whether or not they will be hit with a partial stadium ban for the anti-Semitic chanting during their final Europa League game against Vidi . Read More »

Snow expected before bitter cold hits Chicago this weekend

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The changeover will keep snow accumulations to about a coating to an inch of snow in the city. However, it seems more likely to be a wintry mix. The high temperature increases from Thursday and is expected to reach 40 in the city, low 40s in the suburbs. Read More »

Madison Keys advances to 2nd round of Australian Open

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The second-most winning female tennis player of all time, 37, did not let her onlookers down as she debuted a bright green bodysuit on her first day at the tournament. "I think the last time I was here, I was actually pregnant and playing at the same time, which is insane", Williams said. She reached the fourth round in 2014, a year after making a run to the semi-finals. Read More »

Lowry Shoots Sensational 10 Under Par 62 In Abu Dhabi

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The Irishman, now ranked 75th in the world but without a win since his triumph at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in August 2015, was bogey-free on what looked a demanding Abu Dhabi Golf Club course, with narrow fairways and juicy rough. Read More »

Cavs signing Deng Adel to 2-way contract

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All is well with the Cavaliers' chase for the No. 1 pick in the draft. McCaw was a restricted free agent, and with the Warriors threatening to match any offer, McCaw didn't receive anything better than the two-year, $5.2 million offer he received from the Warriors until the Cavs offered an unguaranteed two-year deal in December. Read More »

Serena faces off with Bouchard as Djokovic turns back clock

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The Swiss master is bidding for his 21st Grand Slam crown and a hat-trick of Melbourne titles this year, and he sailed into the third round on Wednesday with a straight sets win over British qualifier Dan Evans. "It's weird walking back on - by myself this time - it feels good". Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic celebrates after defeating compatriot Karolina Muchova in their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne , Australia, Tuesday, Jan. Read More »

Despite success, Colts fire Josh McDaniels' coaching hire

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While there are still some speculations as to why the Indianapolis Colts fired former offensive line coach Dave DeGulielmo, head coach Frank Reich wasn't afraid to give his take on the decision. NFL Network first reported the move. DeGuglielmo, who was hired under the impression Josh McDaniels would be the head coach, was let go Tuesday due to apparent "philosophical differences". Read More »

Australia to meet Japan or Uzbekistan in knockout stage

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With Bahrain already through as a third-place qualifier on four points from Group A, Palestine must hope that no more than two teams reach three points placing third in Groups C-F. Arnold's team had further good fortune on the hour mark when the ball bounced up to hit Mark Milligan on the arm inside the Australia penalty area, only for Ramos to wave away the Syrians' protests. Read More »

Transfer: Chelsea, Juventus reach agreement on Higuain

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Express Sport understands Chelsea are locked in talks with Juventus over a possible 18-month loan move for Higuain , who is now on loan at AC Milan . Argentina striker Higuain came off the bench with just under 20 minutes remaining and Milan head coach Gattuso is adamant that illness, and not a potential departure, was behind his thinking. Read More »

Mavericks ramp up efforts to deal PG Dennis Smith Jr., sources say

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Primarily, there are concerns about whether Smith can be a long-term fit next to the Mavericks' face of the future, Luka Doncic . Doncic and Smith average only 100.9 points per 100 possessions in 687 minutes this season. Carlisle reportedly has been irked by Smith Jr.'s decision making. There were whispers a few weeks ago that the Dallas Mavericks were interested in potentially moving Dennis Smith Jr. Read More »

Former Alabama QB Jalen Hurts transferring to Oklahoma

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Nick Saban stuck with Tagovailoa over Hurts for the entire 2018 season, which ended in a National Championships loss to the Clemson Tigers. Riley will get to know Hurts a lot better soon: The quarterback announced Wednesday in a story in the Players' Tribune that he will transfer to Oklahoma . Read More »

Australian Open: John Millman loses thriller to Roberto Bautista Agut

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Murray was left limping and in visible pain by the end of the fifth set, that earlier in the match looked long odds. However, the three-time Grand Slam victor, during his on-court interview, said, "Maybe I'll see you again, I'll do everything possible to try, I've honestly loved playing here over the years... Read More »

Son sparks Koreans to Asian Cup win over China

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It was essentially game over by the 51st minute when Kim emphatically headed home Son's left-side corner at the near post. Son Heung-min has arrived at the Asian Cup after missing South Korea's first two games while playing for Premier League club Tottenham. Read More »

Kevin Anderson suffers major upset as Frances Tiafoe knocks out fifth seed

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His long-time rival and 17-time Slam victor Rafael Nadal takes on local hope Matthew Ebden in a night match. In what's been described as the biggest upset at the tournament so far, the second-round encounter lasted just under three hours, with the 20-year-old Tiafoe winning 4-6 6-4 6-4 7-5, setting up a third-round clash with Italian veteran Andreas Seppi . Read More »

Leeds United Keen To Wrap Up Kiko Casilla Swoop Before This

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It has been an impressive campaign for Bielsa's men thus far, and things could be about to go from strength to strength in the January transfer window. The Madrid goalkeeper only played 10 matches for Los Blancos last campaign. Having started his career at Real, Casilla moved to Espanyol in 2007 before returning to the Bernabeu in 2015, after which he served as the back-up 'keeper for three seasons. Read More »

Man City boss Guardiola: I want Leeds back in Premier League

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Bielsa looks to have worked his magic in the transfer market once again and this could be the signing that seals Leeds' promotion back to the Premier League . "I'm going to make it easier for them and I assume my behaviour is observed from the most extreme position". My goal is to make the investigation easier. Read More »

Travis Scott Reportedly Spoke To Kaepernick; The QB Co-Signs "Sell Out" Tweets

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The announcement of Scott performing at the Super Bowl only came after the Houston born rapper announced that he and the National Football League would donate $500,000 to the non-profit social-justice organization Dream Corps . The source also said that Scott would not confirm his performance until the donation was locked in. After the three entertainers were confirmed, an appeal by Change.org requesting that Maroon 5 canceled his performance, which had gathered nearly 85,000 signatures, ... Read More »

Philadelphia Eagles committed to Carson Wentz, says head coach Doug Pederson

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As for Nick Foles, Roseman acknowledged it may be hard to retain him with his $20-million mutual option looming but said Philadelphia "would love " to bring back the reigning Super Bowl MVP as a backup, according to NBC's John Clark . The Eagles have not moved off their position that Wentz, 26, is their franchise quarterback. "I know a couple things: I love Nick". "We would love to keep Nick Foles", Roseman said. Read More »