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Roger Federer has surprise expectations for 2018 as he lands in Australia Roger Federer has surprise expectations for 2018 as he lands in Australia
- December 29, 2017

Federer doesn't expect to repeat the incredible season he had in 2017, and told reporters that he's going to " try and keep it cool " this year. He arrived in Perth early on Thursday morning with his family and flew to Rottnest Island by helicopter on to mingle with some eager fans at Parakeet Bay. (more...)
Australian Open 2018: Novak Djokovic set for comeback in Abu Dhabi Australian Open 2018: Novak Djokovic set for comeback in Abu Dhabi
- December 29, 2017

The 36-year-old American, the most successful player in the Open era with 23 Grand Slam titles, plays French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko in a match scheduled to be held before the men's final. "I think it is great". Roberto Bautista Agut will face Novak Djokovic in the semi-finals of the Mubadala World Tennis Championships after seeing off Andrey Rublev in straight sets. (more...)
Real Madrid, Zidane receives an ultimatum ?
- December 29, 2017

However, Ronaldo might struggle to win the award next year, with Real languishing 14 points behind Barcelona in the current race for the La Liga title. "Thanks also to the president and to Real Madrid for giving me the opportunity [to coach the team]". Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane denies the club is in crisis. (more...)
LA Clippers forward Blake Griffin may return before end of December LA Clippers forward Blake Griffin may return before end of December
- December 29, 2017

He actually could", Rivers said before Tuesday's win over the Kings, via ESPN . The news of Griffin reportedly close to returning comes as welcomed news for the Clippers as they have dealt with numerous injuries to several key members of their team this season. (more...)
Turnovers cost Virginia Tech in Camping World Bowl loss to Oklahoma State Turnovers cost Virginia Tech in Camping World Bowl loss to Oklahoma State
- December 29, 2017

An 18-play drive that began at its own 9-yard line resulted in no points after a fumble by Jackson when the Hokies were at the Cowboys' 1-yard line. Rudolph finished 21 for 32 for 351 yards and two touchdowns. It was the first time this season Oklahoma State failed to score a touchdown in the first quarter of a game. Running back Steven Peoples accounted for 56 of those yards. (more...)
Rockets G ruled out Thursday vs. Celtics Rockets G ruled out Thursday vs. Celtics
- December 29, 2017

Paul will miss his third straight contest since sustaining a left adductor strain in the fourth quarter of a 122-116 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on December 20. "We want to make sure he's 100 per cent". Feigen also notes that forwards Luc Mbah a Moute (right shoulder) and Troy Williams (right knee MCL sprain) will also miss the game due to injury. (more...)
Jets ready to juggle lines if Mark Scheifele's injury is serious Jets ready to juggle lines if Mark Scheifele's injury is serious
- December 29, 2017

The problem with Mark Scheifele staying down on the ice and writhing in pain is, he doesn't play in the Premiership. But not like this. Less than seven minutes into the opening frame, with Edmonton defenceman Darnell Nurse in the sin bin for tripping, Connor Mcdavid and the Oilers struck just 10 seconds into their penalty kill... (more...)
Can you name all the Premier League Golden Boot winners? Can you name all the Premier League Golden Boot winners?
- December 29, 2017

Kane has been lavished with praise since his hat-trick against Southampton saw him finish 2017 with 56 goals. The acclaim for the goal-scoring feats of Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane has been the deafening soundtrack to the festive football programme as even Arsene Wenger, manager of the club that let him out of their grasp, joined in on Wednesday. (more...)
Military Bowl Predictions: Will Virginia beat Navy? 12/28/17 Military Bowl Predictions: Will Virginia beat Navy? 12/28/17
- December 29, 2017

I'll play D-back. I just want the team to be in the best position to win the football. Coming into the game second in the country averaging 343 yards per game, the Midshipmen passed that average in the third quarter en route to putting up 452 yards on the ground. (more...)
New York Giants Hire Dave Gettleman as New General Manager New York Giants Hire Dave Gettleman as New General Manager
- December 28, 2017

He helped Carolina to a 40-23-1 record over four seasons with the franchise, and was named The Sporting News NFL Executive of the Year in 2015 when the Panthers went 15-1 and advanced to Super Bowl 50. Once Gettleman has settled on a replacement for Ben McAdoo , he will have to mull over Eli Manning's future with the team as the twilight of the quarterback's career sets in. (more...)
Statement from Jacksonville Jaguars on additional playoff game seating Statement from Jacksonville Jaguars on additional playoff game seating
- December 28, 2017

In 2005, the Jaguars installed tarps to block off almost 20,000 seats at EverBank Field because the team simply couldn't fill its stadium. "Momentum from the end-of-the-season home games has been building and the atmosphere at our first playoff game in almost two decades will undoubtedly continue to be electric". (more...)
Draymond Green: Kevin Durant 'Leading Candidate' for Defensive Player of the Year Draymond Green: Kevin Durant 'Leading Candidate' for Defensive Player of the Year
- December 28, 2017

That's high praise, and Durant knows it. I've been trying to shake that rap for about since 2012. "I feel like everybody here is here to stay". So when people start to notice what you do, I mean obviously, it's not all you do it for. The way he's been playing on the defensive side of the ball, he's been spectacular. That is impressive. It didn't seem possible for it to be a thing. (more...)
Everton loanee Onyekuru could miss rest of season with injury Everton loanee Onyekuru could miss rest of season with injury
- December 28, 2017

Should Onyekuru's injury be as bad as feared then he is nearly certain to miss the World Cup in the summer. Hein Vanhaezebrouck was quoted as saying by Liverpool Echo: " He is possibly out for six months ". Reports suggest the player is at serious risk of missing this summer's tournament in Russian Federation. It has not been decided where the young player will undergo rehabilitation. (more...)
Burnley scare Manchester United, as Chelsea win Burnley scare Manchester United, as Chelsea win
- December 28, 2017

And Long brilliantly kept his side two goals ahead with a goal-line block from a Zlatan Ibrahimovic effort before half-time. But Long could be pleased with his day's work, as he bounced back from a bad night in Burnley's 3-0 defeat to Spurs three days earlier. (more...)
Lee announces he is entering the 2018 NFL Draft Lee announces he is entering the 2018 NFL Draft
- December 28, 2017

Lee posted his decision on Twitter . Lee won the starter's job last spring after sitting out 2016 following his transfer from Tulane. During his three collegiate seasons, Lee racked up 6,744 passing yards on a subpar 55.2-percent passing, with 46 touchdowns to 37 interceptions. (more...)
Has SRK signed the Rakesh Sharma biopic? Here's the truth Has SRK signed the Rakesh Sharma biopic? Here's the truth
- December 28, 2017

We prepared it for two years and we are giving our best shot possible. It is a visual effect-heavy film. For us, Amitabh Bachchan is a great actor but as an actor, even he wants to push himself to deliver something different every time he faces the audience. (more...)
LeBron James thinks Kevin Durant may be the best defensive small forward LeBron James thinks Kevin Durant may be the best defensive small forward
- December 28, 2017

James' biggest supporters would be quick to say that The King's dominance only meets its historical match in the iconic Michael Jordan while his court vision, flashy passes and basketball IQ came from Magic Johnson's School of Hardwood Sorcery. (more...)
Major League Baseball star Miguel Sano accused of sexually assaulting a photographer Major League Baseball star Miguel Sano accused of sexually assaulting a photographer
- December 28, 2017

Hopefully the team does not take these allegations any less seriously because of his success on the field or contract situation. Bissen tweeted later the alleged incident occurred in 2015. 'I don't even want to think of what he may have done, had he got me thru (sic) that door, ' she wrote. The Twins, Bissen tweeted, knew nothing of the incident; while she shared the story with close friends and family members, she said, she waited until now to come forward in order "to feel free of this ... (more...)
Jeff Teague has sprained knee, no structural damage Jeff Teague has sprained knee, no structural damage
- December 28, 2017

In 31 games, Teague is averaging 13.4 points and 7.3 assists per game. Durability has been one of his calling cards, with the 29-year-old point guard not missing more than 12 games in any season in his career. In the meantime, Tyus Jones will be the Timberwolves' starting point guard. "I'm ready to help this team in any way". Chances are he's going to have to be re-evaluated in the next 24 hours and he could miss time here. (more...)
Canada routs Slovakia in World Junior Championship Canada routs Slovakia in World Junior Championship
- December 28, 2017

The addition of Fabbro meant Josh Mahura was returned to the WHL's Regina Pats. Martin Kaut (CZE): Primary assists on three tallies - the Czechs' first goal, third goal and fifth goal, which was the game-winner. "It was because we didn't use our legs and our speed". "Everyone is day-to-day", coach Dominique Ducharme said, drawing a laugh. It wasn't Canada's best game, as Ducharme's group had to overcome a series of bad turnovers and penalties, especially in the first two periods. (more...)
Landon Collins apologizes for comments about teammate Eli Apple Landon Collins apologizes for comments about teammate Eli Apple
- December 28, 2017

It didn't, however, end the controversy for Apple. One report said Apple, who has struggled this year, will not be on the Giants next season . Meanwhile, upon Collins calling Apple a "cancer", Eli's half-brother, Dane Blackson , says it's really their mom, Annie Apple , who's the cancer. (more...)
QUIZ: Roger Federer or Rafa Nadal - who said it? QUIZ: Roger Federer or Rafa Nadal - who said it?
- December 28, 2017

Federer against time, why not? Serena, like the Swiss, successfully battled against the younger women at the Australian Open and then vanished in April to have her first child. Federer had a good year on the tennis court as he started the season with a win in the Australian Open beating arch-rival Rafael Nadal in the final to take the coveted trophy home. (more...)
Montella set to coach Sevilla (2) Montella set to coach Sevilla (2)
- December 28, 2017

Montella will replace Eduardo Berizzo who was sacked last Friday following a run of poor results, only a week after returning to work following an operation to treat prostate cancer. They have won just once in their previous five games, trail league leaders Barcelona by 16 points and are two points behind Real Madrid in fourth. He will lead the team in training on Saturday morning before being formally presented. (more...)
Ticats issue statement in reaction to CFL's decision on Manziel
- December 28, 2017

Manziel until November 30, 2017 and therefore Mr. Manziel will remain on Hamilton's negotiation list until that date". On the heels of Thursday's announcement, the Tiger-Cats said, "We appreciate the CFL office and Commissioner Randy Ambrosie's due diligence in this matter". (more...)
Ajax appoint Erik ten Hag as the club's new head coach Ajax appoint Erik ten Hag as the club's new head coach
- December 28, 2017

Ten Hag replaces the sacked Marcel Keizer, who lasted just a few months in charge after replacing Peter Bosz in charge in the summer. Ten Hag worked alongside Pep Guardiola at Bayern Munich, where he coached the club's reserve side, before returning to Netherlands to take charge at Utrecht. (more...)
Morata commitment leaves Chelsea boss Conte purring Morata commitment leaves Chelsea boss Conte purring
- December 28, 2017

Albion remain close to mid-table our a solid run following last season's promotion and Hughton added: "I want them to feel proud of where we are and what we've achieved so far, but frustrated because we could have done better". "We have 18 senior players, but I think this consideration must be done with the club. To try, I repeat, to stay there and to fight until the end", he said. (more...)
John Fox feels Bears are 'at a level playing field now' John Fox feels Bears are 'at a level playing field now'
- December 28, 2017

Will the Minnesota Vikings lock up the Chicago Bears when the two NFC North rivals meet up Sunday at 1PM ET? "Block it out. I don't really listen to anything", he said about the talk Fox will be fired. "Adversity builds character", Loggains said of Trubisky on Wednesday. "Everything's not always going to be flawless. Just get a complete team win". (more...)
Patrick Mahomes to start Week 17 for Chiefs Patrick Mahomes to start Week 17 for Chiefs
- December 28, 2017

If not, Mahomes could be in for a longer afternoon than some Chiefs fans might expect. "I'm sure they'll try to play to my strengths a little bit but the offense is a great offense just to be for anybody". The Chiefs have been quite a streaky team this year, to say the least. However Mahomes performs shouldn't have any bearing on this season, but it could reveal a lot for the Chiefs' plans next season and beyond. (more...)
Rothschild Investment Corp IL Decreases Stake in Boeing Co (BA) Rothschild Investment Corp IL Decreases Stake in Boeing Co (BA)
- December 28, 2017

About 381,747 shares traded. The stock of The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, April 28 by Argus Research. Hilton Capital Management Llc, which manages about $589.79M and $573.00M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Western Gas Partners Lp Unit Lp In (NYSE:WES) by 7,000 shares to 33,990 shares, valued at $1.74M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. (more...)
Pete Carroll Calls Earl Thomas' 'Come Get Me' Remark to Cowboys 'Unfortunate' Pete Carroll Calls Earl Thomas' 'Come Get Me' Remark to Cowboys 'Unfortunate'
- December 28, 2017

When you read it, it comes across bad. "You don't have worry about that from me, or from anyone on this team". I believe Dak will get better but he has to make better throws and work on his accuracy. Only one problem remained; the Cowboys had to look like the playoff team they want to be and beat a competitive team also vying for their playoff lives. (more...)

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