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by | January 18, 2018 | 14:07

Born in the same year of the Australian Open's debut at Melbourne Park, Kerber soaked up a birthday serenade from the terraces during her post-match interview on the court. Defending champion Roger Federer admits he's keeping a close eye on Novak Djokovic as the Serbian attempts to emulate the Swiss' incredible 2017 Australian Open comeback.

by | January 17, 2018 | 02:21

Aubameyang could also potentially link up with Henrikh Mkhitaryan at Arsenal , with the duo having played together previously at Dortmund, before the Armenian moved to Manchester United. Arsenal target Malcom could be off to Liverpool, according to Bordeaux manager Jocelyn Gourvennec. "We have to be very clear about that". So Arsenal are prepared to let Sanchez walk but Mkhitaryan and Aubameyang could both be coming in.

by | January 16, 2018 | 01:21

Coach Marcelino Toral seems to have found the right chemistry for his players as they remain the side with second most goals scored in the league; 40 behind FC Barcelona with 52 goals. Villarreal have scored the eighth most goals and allowed the eighth fewest goals in La Liga . But Real were quick to respond in an entertaining contest and Luka Modric set Ronaldo clear on the right-hand side of the area, only for the Portuguese star to lift the ball over the onrushing Asenjo and wide of ...

by | January 16, 2018 | 01:17

He scored 112 times in 297 appearances for West Brom before moving to Coventry in 1984. He went on to play for Aston Villa , Wolves, Wycombe Wanderers and Chester City before hanging up his boots in 1996. He was a role model for so many because he always treated everyone he met with kindness and respect. "But in England I think we've come a long, long way from where we were in the seventies", he added.

by | January 16, 2018 | 01:13

McDaniels was already a favorite for the Indianapolis Colts job, but Mularkey's dismissal opens up another, perhaps better, opportunity for the 41-year-old. Their inability to surround him with enough offensive weapons and a good line has been the downfall of the team over the last three seasons. Colts fans have to love the success that he was able to have with Tebow given that he is much less talented than Luck.

by | January 16, 2018 | 01:12

As reports start coming in, Alex Pavolic , Andrew Baggarly USA Today's Bob Nightengale have tweeted the Pirates will be receiving RHP Kyle Crick and second basemen Bryan Reynolds in exchange for McCutchen. They would include a.279/.363/.486 triple-slash (.849 OPS), 30 doubles and 28 dingers. He's not quite the player he was earlier in his career when most considered him among the game's elite outfielders.

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:27

So, despite yet another disappointing result, which saw Everton afford those below them in a more precarious position to claw back some of the deficit, there was plenty of praise on social media for Tosun. "West Brom becomes a massive game next week so we don't get dragged back into that relegation zone", Allardyce said. Ferdinand says Tosun has to get used to Sam Allardyce's style of football where he is often left alone in attack.

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:24

A single break in the first set was enough for Kerber, who pulled clear from 3-3 in the second to win the trophy. Kerber, who began last year as No 1 before finishing at No 22, continued her 2018 resurgence and remains unbeaten this year.

by | January 14, 2018 | 00:26

Events getting the live VR treatment include the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, alpine skiing, curling, snowboarding, skeleton, figure skating, short track, ski jumping, ice hockey and big air. Grab the FREE WDTN News App for iPhone or Android . By making the content available in VR, NBC looks to appeal to a wider audience and buck the trend of declining Olympics viewership.

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:11

Manchester United will charge Sevilla supporters £89 to watch their side at Old Trafford in their Champions League last-16 tie after the Liga club chose to charge United supporters the same to watch the first leg in Spain. It read: "In this instance we believe that our travelling supporters are unfairly being subjected to increased/excessive ticket prices from the host club".

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:03

Voted by the fans, the usual suspects of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi make the cut but to the surprise of many, only two Premier League players feature. Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid): 55.7%. UEFA's official website announced the group, assembled in a fantasy Team of the Year, drawing on 8.8 million votes from fans worldwide.

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:01

Although water ice deposits are known to exist from previous Mars missions , this new study analyzed the vertical structure and thickness of ice sheets using high-resolution imagery and topography from the HiRISE instrument on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter .

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:00

He added: 'I've seen the team, they are doing very well, third in the table. While he was once considered a mainstay in the Arsenal side, especially after his loan spell at Charlton Athletic was cut short, the 26-year-old has only to make one Premier League start this season.

by | January 11, 2018 | 06:12

A trade of right-hander Gerrit Cole from the Pittsburgh Pirates to Houston was reportedly in place on Wednesday, but Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said the deal isn't "imminent". The former All-Star's best season came back in 2015 when he posted a 19-8 record with a 2.60 ERA en route to finishing in the top five in Cy Young voting.

by | January 11, 2018 | 01:00

He is the son of Hall of Fame general manager Ron Wolf, who held the position for Green Bay for 10 seasons, building the team that won Super Bowl XXXI. Dorsey (2000-2012) and Eliot (2004-17) were there for part of it. "Adding Eliot and Alonzo to our personnel leadership group, that already includes Andrew Berry, will strengthen us and help us develop into the type of personnel department we need to achieve the success our great fans deserve".

by | January 11, 2018 | 01:01

Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur could be in play there, or with the Giants . Earlier, it was reported that Patricia might join the Lions as head coach [VIDEO ], replacing Jim Caldwell , who was sacked after the team missed the playoffs.

by | January 10, 2018 | 01:46

The Spurs took an extra cautious route with Kawhi Leonard's return and have maintained that path upon his return. It's been an injury-riddled stretch for San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard, from an ankle issue that ended his season during last year's playoffs to a quad injury that delayed his 2017-18 season debut until December 12.

by | January 10, 2018 | 01:27

Liverpool would need to eclipse the club-record fee paid for Virgil van Dijk if they are to be successful in signing AS Monaco midfielder Thomas Lemar . Now, Monaco boss Leonardo Jardim has spoken about a potential transfer and isn't exactly ruling it out. Lemar had been close to making a switch to the Premier League with Arsenal last summer as Arsene Wenger looked to sign the £90m-rated forward to replace Manchester City-bound Sanchez.

by | January 09, 2018 | 02:12

Manchester City are closing in on the belated signing of Arsenal superstar Alexis Sanchez , Chilean journalist Maks Cárdenas claimed this evening. Pep Guardiola's side are, for now, favourites to pursue the Chilean following a knee injury to Gabriel Jesus , but the club feel the valuation is too high for a player, who could be available for a Bosman in five months' time.

by | January 08, 2018 | 04:22

McCoy said he wanted to be able to cut without pain in the game. Without McCoy, the run-first Bills would be forced to turn to Mike Tolbert , shifting a ton of the pressure onto the arm (and legs) of quarterback Tyrod Taylor and creating a much more hard set of circumstances.

by | January 08, 2018 | 04:07

The person requested anonymity because the team has made no formal announcement. Gutekunst spent the last two seasons as the director of player personnel after spending 17 seasons in the team's scouting department. The offense struggled after two-time NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers missed nine games because of a collarbone injury. He could join former Senior Personnel Analyst Alonzo Highsmith who joined John Dorsey's scouting staff in Cleveland last week.

by | January 08, 2018 | 03:44

If Carolina quarterback Cam Newton doesn't don his cape and play like a superhero in Sunday's NFC wildcard game at the Mercedes Benz Superdome, the Black and Gold likely will complete the rare trifecta and advance to the divisional round.

by | January 08, 2018 | 03:33

Salah, who has scored 23 goals for Liverpool this season, beat his Liverpool teammate from Senegal Sadio Mane and popular Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to emerge the top African soccer player. "I would like to dedicate it to all the kids in Africa and Egypt, I want to tell them to never stop dreaming, never stop believing". Salah received the price at an award ceremony held at the Confederation of African Football in Accra, Ghana .

by | January 07, 2018 | 10:02

Mourinho intensified the spat following Manchester United's 2-0 win over Derby County on Friday, referring to Conte's ban over match-fixing allegations for which he was later aquitted. You are a fake. "If you want to fight a person, you try to kill the person, and then after two years you try to help this person, because maybe it's good for you, your profile".

by | January 07, 2018 | 09:54

According to multiple reports, the Raiders will introduce Gruden as their head coach during a news conference Tuesday. The date of the official announcement was first reported by RaidersSnakepit.com. That offseason Gruden was traded to the Bucs for four draft picks (including two first rounders) and $8 million. Raiders owner Mark Davis has been more than willing to relocate home games over the past few years due to the tenuous stadium situation in Oakland.

by | January 07, 2018 | 09:00

Warmer weather could be on the way Tuesday , with forecasts calling for mostly sunny skies and temperatures as high as 42 degrees. The precipitation is expected to taper and then change over to rain by 8 a.m. Air temperatures should rise above freezing late Sunday afternoon and evening, but ground and road temperatures will remain below freezing. Any ice accumulations are expected to be relatively light, averaging less than a tenth of an inch.

by | January 07, 2018 | 08:11

Saturday's test comes in the form of the pesky Atlanta Falcons , who are hell-bent on changing their reputation after the historic collapse against New England in last season's Super Bowl . It has been 39 years since the Rams hosted a playoff game in Los Angeles . Last season, the Falcons beat the Rams 42-14, but this is a completely different situation.

by | January 07, 2018 | 06:51

Since their 27-24 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in the wild-card round on January 8, 1994, the Chiefs have gone 0-6 in home playoff games. Then Henry rumbled 35 yards for a touchdown to get Tennessee within 21-16 with 14:08 to go. Mariota, whose pass was batted by Darrelle Revis, snagged the ball and dove into the end zone, capping a 15-play, 91-yard drive that lasted 8½ minutes.

by | January 07, 2018 | 06:14

Sean McDonough is really going to miss his ESPN partner Jon Gruden on " Monday Night Football " and gave an awkward fist bump to prove it. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter , the Raiders are expected to offer him a 10-year contract, the longest coaching deal in National Football League history, which will reportedly be worth more than $100 million.

by | January 06, 2018 | 02:22

Anthony Martial combined well with Lukaku on the counter in stoppage time to ensure of the victory and make it two games, two wins and two clean sheets to kick-off 2018. However, with a replay suiting neither side both teams pushed forward for a victor and Lingard hit a great strike six minutes from time to put United ahead.

by | January 06, 2018 | 02:11

After Marcos Alonso put Chelsea in front with six minutes left, Bellerin enjoyed a sweet moment of redemption as he blasted Arsenal's 90th-minute equaliser. With Swedish outfit Ostersund awaiting in the last 32 of the Europa League, that competition may now offer Arsene Wenger's team their best hope of a return to European football's premier competition next season.

by | January 05, 2018 | 13:27

Barkley has yet to play this season after having hamstring surgery following a training injury but is now approaching match fitness. Per Paul Joyce of The Times, the Everton midfielder - whose contract expires this summer - is on his way to Chelsea to undergo physical tests before putting pen to paper.

by | January 03, 2018 | 01:36

Thomas has never played a game in a Cleveland uniform and was part of the trade during the offseason that send Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics . "I'm a scoring guard and I know how to put the ball in the basket", Thomas said. But they've got to be patient and stay the course. His status for Wednesday's game remains unclear at this time, but he hasn't been ruled out for the Cavaliers home game against the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday.

by | January 03, 2018 | 01:31

Get the best sports content from the web and social in the new B/R app . In 11 seasons as an National Football League head coach, Gruden has a 95-81 record in the regular season and 5-4 record in the postseason. "It was a great honor for me to lead this organization and get this opportunity, and I understand it's a results business. But it's still pretty fresh (with Del Rio being fired)".

by | January 03, 2018 | 01:31

With the NHL not participating in the upcoming 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, hockey players from a variety of different leagues are being given the chance to represent their country. At just 18 years and 11 months of age, she is the youngest player on the 2018 United States of America. While teams representing the United States have been a "who's who" of hockey in recent years, the 2018 roster will feature a roster of "who's that?" more than anything.

by | January 03, 2018 | 01:31

Palmer made a decision to hang 'em up in an open letter where says he will miss his teammates and the "grind" but believes it is time to call it a career. While Palmer has thrown for Hall-of-Fame-esque numbers in his career, his 15 years were marred by major injuries, disagreements with management and playing for bad teams.

by | January 01, 2018 | 03:26

Puncheon appeared fortunate to receive just a yellow. "With Kevin we're lucky". I admire Roy, at 70, to have the energy to put in front of the players, to have the adrenalin to know what's going to happen. Maybe it was a penalty, the referee made that decision so that's okay. Maybe Arsene [Wenger, Arsenal manager] is anxious about that, but I say as I've said to him, that run is for him - 2004 is for him.

by | January 01, 2018 | 03:13

The Oakland Raiders are reportedly set to see if they can lure Jon Gruden back to the fold to replace Jack Del Rio , who is said to be potentially on his way out . His interest in rejoining the Raiders could be for two reasons. The Raiders reached the Super Bowl that same year. Gruden's contract even could be backloaded to pay him more in the Nevada years of the deal and lessen his tax burden during his years in California.

by | January 01, 2018 | 02:13

Smith is taking a leave, effective immediately, to help his wife during her battle with breast cancer. This was an extremely hard decision for me to make as I love this organization and every member of this team both on and off the field. O'Brien has one year remaining on a five-year deal he signed to become the Texans head coach back in 2014. Smith released a statement on Sunday after the Texans' 22-13 Week 17 loss to the Indianapolis Colts .

by | January 01, 2018 | 02:12

With the loss, the Eagles finished the regular season with a 13-3 record and failed to win the meaningless game that would have given them their first 14-win season in franchise history. Dallas' offense was anemic despite their first team being matched up with nearly all Philadelphia backups, and the defensive guys deserve credit for that from Jim Schwartz all the way down to the special teams players.