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Dhoni gives confidence to the batsmen at the other end: Shikhar Dhawan Dhoni gives confidence to the batsmen at the other end: Shikhar Dhawan
- January 17, 2019

Without Bumrah and Hardik Pandya , India's balance has been affected. "The reason is it was the first Test match and when you are playing a four Test match series, I think it is always important to start off well", he said. India , on their part, do not have a praiseworthy record either, as they have managed to win only 12 ODIs against Australia in Australia out of the 50 matches played. (more...)
Wales suffer Faletau Six Nations blow Wales suffer Faletau Six Nations blow
- January 17, 2019

Halfpenny went off in the closing stages of the Australia match after being on the receiving end of a late challenge from Wallabies centre Samu Kerevi, who avoided any punishment. Faletau had been out since breaking his arm in October and Bath confirmed on Tuesday the unfortunate 28-year-old is facing another spell on the sidelines with the same injury. (more...)
Mousa Dembele: Tottenham agree £11m deal with Guangzhou R&F
- January 17, 2019

Tottenham midfielder Mousa Dembele has completed his move to Chinese Super League side Guangzhou R&F, ending his six-and-a-half year association with Spurs. Speaking to the club's official TV channel following the announcement of his departure, Dembele said: "I'm nearly seven years here now and I want to thank everyone, the players, the people who work here, the supporters, for supporting me always with positive vibes". (more...)
Everett: Murray worth a first-round pick in NFL Draft Everett: Murray worth a first-round pick in NFL Draft
- January 17, 2019

Once the National Football League emerged as a potential option for Murray, the A's took action. It has been one week since Dwayne Haskins Jr. declared for the NFL Draft . Some believe Murray is using the NFL Draft as leverage to earn himself a bigger payday in Major League Baseball, while others simply believe he feels the NFL is where his sporting future lies. (more...)
Evans shoulders slim British hopes against Federer Evans shoulders slim British hopes against Federer
- January 17, 2019

Federer might be 37 but he's not showing his age, with British qualifier Dan Evans the latest to fall under his spell as he works towards a third successive Australian crown and 21st major victory. The Spaniard is bidding for his own slice of history by becoming the first man in the Open era, and only the third in history along with Emerson and Rod Laver, to win each Grand Slam on two or more occasions. (more...)
Iman Shumpert Tried To Break Into The Trail Blazers Locker Room Iman Shumpert Tried To Break Into The Trail Blazers Locker Room
- January 17, 2019

Iman Shumpert played 24 minutes in Sacramento's victory, finishing with six points and three rebounds while making two of his nine field goal attempts. De'Aaron Fox is adding 17.9 points and 7.2 assists per contest. The Sacramento Kings are allowing 34.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.7 rebounds per game. (more...)
LeBron James Will Miss At Least Two More Games With Groin Injury LeBron James Will Miss At Least Two More Games With Groin Injury
- January 17, 2019

LeBron James has been cleared to practice with the Los Angeles Lakers after they return from their upcoming two-game road trip. Rumors have been doing the rounds that Magic Johnson, the President of Basketball operations and Rob Pelinka, the general manager want to replace Luke Walton at the helm of coaching affairs at the Lakers . (more...)
Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury ordered to agree heavyweight rematch Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury ordered to agree heavyweight rematch
- January 17, 2019

The WBC has ordered Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury to agree to a deal for a rematch of last month's classic heavyweight title fight. And former unified champion Fury will be given an increased split of the purse because of his "market value" on the back of the pair's enthralling draw in Los Angeles last December. (more...)
Warner set to leave Bangladesh early with elbow injury Warner set to leave Bangladesh early with elbow injury
- January 17, 2019

The injury just days after former captain Steve Smith returned to Australia to have elbow surgery following an injury he sustained while playing in the same Bangladesh tournament. Former Australia batsman Stuart Law on Wednesday said that banned cricketers Steve Smith and David Warner will have learned a lot from playing club cricket while spending time away from global cricket. (more...)
Strong third quarter carries Nets past Celtics Strong third quarter carries Nets past Celtics
- January 17, 2019

The Nets got 34 points from D'Angelo Russell and beat the Celtics 109-102. 4-0 in the playoffs against the Celtics! Here are the player grades from a win that snapped Brooklyn's string of 10 straight losses to the Celtics. So a group of fans enjoyed the rare chance to rub it in as the Nets were romping, with a fairly loud "Kyrie's Leaving!" But it was nearly a premature celebration, as Boston charged all the way back to get within seven in the final minute. (more...)
UEFA opens disciplinary proceedings into Chelsea chants UEFA opens disciplinary proceedings into Chelsea chants
- January 17, 2019

According to the Association, the "instigated disciplinary proceedings " led to Chelsea being charged with "racist behaviour". If found guilty, the club will face "a minimum partial stadium closure" at Stamford Bridge in future European games. (more...)
Early Outlook: Another strong winter storm invades Nebraska Friday Early Outlook: Another strong winter storm invades Nebraska Friday
- January 17, 2019

SATURDAY: Evening snow turning to rain. We will update this article when more information becomes available. The high temperature increases from Thursday and is expected to reach 40 in the city, low 40s in the suburbs. Sunday AM: Rain continues in the morning and may turn to wintry mix again before stopping. "It's possible the storm this weekend may not cut toward the Great Lakes as suggested by computer models but may instead take more of a west-to-east track, similar to last ... (more...)
Forget the catsuit. Check out Serena Williams' romper Forget the catsuit. Check out Serena Williams' romper
- January 17, 2019

Standing OVATION.' / 'Serena always stirs the fashion milkshake.' / 'Her outfits never disappoint!' This match marked Williams' first time at the Australian Open since she gave birth to daughter Alexis Olympia . While some have praised her eye-catching "Serena-tard", others lambasted the player for a "garbage-bag-looking" outfit. US Open champion Naomi Osaka also stormed through, but world number one Simona Halep was lucky to stay alive, needing to dig deep and claw back from a ... (more...)
Lowry equals course record to secure early lead in Abu Dhabi Lowry equals course record to secure early lead in Abu Dhabi
- January 17, 2019

Though the European Tour kicks off its year this week at the Abu Dhabi HBSC Championship, Brooks Koepka has already gotten a huge head start against some of the competition. Discovery Communications India's sports channel DSport will broadcast live, Marquee events from the European Tour 2019, Europe's premiere and one of golf's strongest professional tours featuring some of the world's top professional golfers. (more...)
Serena Williams reignites her grand slam title bid after maternity leave Serena Williams reignites her grand slam title bid after maternity leave
- January 17, 2019

A woman still in the process of a long comeback from maternity leave or the player who defeated big sister Venus in an unforgettable 2017 Australian Open final to capture her record 23rd major win? What would she say about NY, the fallout and her subsequent conversations with her coach, Patrick Mouratoglou? Seven-time champion Serena Williams swings back into Australian Open action Thursday against Eugenie Bouchard while six-time victor Novak Djokovic turns back the clock in a clash ... (more...)
Tom Rogic Scores Last Minute Screamer In Mad Asian Cup Tie Tom Rogic Scores Last Minute Screamer In Mad Asian Cup Tie
- January 17, 2019

But it found plucky Palestine a tougher nut to crack in Abu Dhabi. Abdallatif al-Bahdari's header gave Jordan a scare on the hour mark of a match that was not one for soccer purists. Mouaiad Al Ajaan delivered a pin-point cross ball from left that Khrbin powered home at the second attempt after Ryan had parried his initial header. (more...)
Juventus 1-0 AC Milan: Cristiano Ronaldo header wins Supercoppa for Juve Juventus 1-0 AC Milan: Cristiano Ronaldo header wins Supercoppa for Juve
- January 17, 2019

It is understood the loan could then be extended for another 12 months subject to certain conditions. Maurizio Sarri's side are seriously lacking in goals at the moment and the 31-year-old's track record can not be denied. "You'll remember Higuain had his best season playing under Sarri at Napoli , scoring a record 36 Serie A goals back in the 2015-16 season". This once again highlights how transfers work at Chelsea . (more...)
Tiger Woods to Make 2019 Debut at Farmers Insurance Open Tiger Woods to Make 2019 Debut at Farmers Insurance Open
- January 16, 2019

Open was played there. It was Woods' first win in five years and gave him 80 on his career. Woods began his comeback from injury previous year at Torrey Pines, going on to play in 18 tournaments across the season and posting seven top-10 finishes including a victory at the season-ending Tour Championship. (more...)
Alabama QB Jalen Hurts Announces Transfer To Oklahoma Sooners Alabama QB Jalen Hurts Announces Transfer To Oklahoma Sooners
- January 16, 2019

Tagovailoa then held the starting job through the 2018 season, with Hurts being used in relief situations, notably helping to rally Alabama in the SEC championship when Tagovailoa got injured. I'm very fortunate to have this opportunity, and I'm excited for the journey ahead . Hurts isn't the same caliber as a passer - that's largely why the Crimson Tide benched him in the National Championship a year ago in favor of Tua Tagovailoa , who has turned out to be one of the most gifted passers ... (more...)
Turkey seeks arrest warrant for Kanter Turkey seeks arrest warrant for Kanter
- January 16, 2019

The Knicks center was very critical of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan following a bombing in the Turkish capital of Ankara in 2016. Earlier this month, Mr Kanter said he would not travel to London for his club's National Basketball Association game on 17 January because of fears over Turkish spies. (more...)
Bills tab Bobby Johnson as new offensive line coach Bills tab Bobby Johnson as new offensive line coach
- January 16, 2019

He was brought in by Josh McDaniels past year after McDaniels verbally agreed to become the head coach of the Colts, and the team made a decision to keep him on its staff. On that same list, Buffalo landed at No. 26. With the offensive line coaches dismissed in Indianapolis, Buffalo made the move to bring in Johnson to the staff. (more...)
Former NFL Player Tackles ‘Peeping Tom’ In Wellington Former NFL Player Tackles ‘Peeping Tom’ In Wellington
- January 16, 2019

According to a Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office probable cause affidavit, the girl's father caught Cassidy crouched in some bushes by the window with his hands in his trousers. Beckham said he yelled at the man, who then tried to run. A deputy from the Palm Beach Sheriff's Office who responded to the scene on Monday morning says he arrived at the scene to find two men engaged in a scuffle. (more...)
Tottenham star Son shines in South Korea's Asian Cup win against China Tottenham star Son shines in South Korea's Asian Cup win against China
- January 16, 2019

Hwang Ui-jo converted and South Korea scored again in the 51st minute when Son's corner was headed in by Kim Min-jae. The Koreans, joint title favourites with Iran, doubled their lead six minutes after the break when Son's corner was met by Kim's thumping header. (more...)
Pacquiao, Broner make grand arrival in Las Vegas Pacquiao, Broner make grand arrival in Las Vegas
- January 16, 2019

Pacquiao will be returning the U.S. for a fight for the first time in more than two years. Last time he rocked Sin City, Pacquiao beat Jessie Vargas on points before finding himself showcasing his wares in such exotic locales such as Brisbane in Australia and Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. (more...)
Maria Sharapova storms into third round with dismissal of Rebecca Peterson
- January 16, 2019

On an overcast day at Melbourne Park, second seed Angelique Kerber , the 2016 victor, and former US Open champion Sloane Stephens joined the big guns in progressing, but the women's side also saw a top 10 player crash. Last year, Khachanov won the Paris Masters beating the top seed Novak Djokovic in the final. Sixth seed Marin Cilic, who lost in the final to Federer a year ago, had no such dramas, grinding past American Mackenzie McDonald in four sets. (more...)
Carolina Panthers consider resting Cam Newton for 2019 season Carolina Panthers consider resting Cam Newton for 2019 season
- January 16, 2019

Then when you have that insane rain we've had, that hurts you, too. The Panthers eventually shut him down with two games remaining after being eliminated from playoff contention. "I think the players union is the right place for him to go for a grievance, for somebody who is in a union", Tepper said Tuesday. "As Cam's shoulder got worse that made it that much harder to win", Tepper said. (more...)
Kentucky jumps to 12 in AP Rankings
- January 16, 2019

The Blue Devils stayed at No. 1 after Atlantic Coast Conference road wins at Wake Forest and Florida State , the latter coming on a last-second 3-pointer by freshman Cam Reddish . The Louisville Cardinals are the "No. 26 team" after receiving 112 votes and being the first team left outside of the Top 25. That win helped the Rebels jump into the rankings at No. (more...)
EFL asks Leeds to explain 'spygate' scandal EFL asks Leeds to explain 'spygate' scandal
- January 16, 2019

On Saturday, Leeds issued a statement apologising to Derby and subsequently reminded Bielsa "of the integrity and honesty" of the club. "Many condemned me saying it was immoral, unethical and violated fair play". Did the same at Marseille. "It follows a complaint from Derby County who allege that an individual, acting under the instruction of Leeds United , sought to observe a private training session the day before the two clubs were due to meet in the Sky Bet Championship". (more...)
Travis Scott Reportedly Spoke To Kaepernick; The QB Co-Signs Travis Scott Reportedly Spoke To Kaepernick; The QB Co-Signs "Sell Out" Tweets
- January 16, 2019

Radio host Ebro Darden saw that report and tweeted out, "Kap did not approve this bullshit!" Get the f*** outta here'. A source near Scott said that while the two did not really agree, they understood and respected each other's stance manner and he felt that the cash going toward Dream Corps , joined with the stage given by the Super Bowl, will benefit a few. (more...)
Serge Aurier arrested then released by police on suspicion of assault Serge Aurier arrested then released by police on suspicion of assault
- January 16, 2019

Aurier denied the allegations with a spokesman for Hertfordshire police confirming "a 26-year-old man was arreseted on Saturday night under the suspision of aggression and was released shortly after". Although he was released without charge on this occasion, the Ivorian has had legal troubles before. He'll no doubt be hopeful that this latest incident can be put behind him and that his football can do the talking from now on, as Spurs look to cement their place inside the Premier League's ... (more...)

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