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Novak Djokovic fights through to beat Fernando Verdasco in Doha

Murray will play Tomas Berdych, victor over France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-5 6-3, in Friday's semi-finals. Tennis world number two Novak Djokovic. "I think he's playing much better than someone ranked 69 in the world", Murray added. Novak Djokovic...

Arsenal have to start better - Giroud

The Gunners almost took the lead after 70 minutes , but Maxwell produced a fine save to deny Shkodran Mustafi at his near post. Ireland's Aiden McGeady impressed with an incisive run through the Arsenal defence to set up a goal that put Preston ...

Zaza Pachulia a leader in All-Star fan voting once again

So what's the cause for this? But the main story is Golden State's Zaza Pachulia, who fans are sarcastically voting for. The Golden State Warriors are the most hated team in basketball. Zaza has almost 440,000 All-Star votes, second only in the ...

Player of the year

Should Mahrez win, he will end a 19-year absence on the podium for a player from north Africa since Morocco's Mustapha Hadji in 1998. Mahrez played a key role in the Foxes' incredible season with 17 goals and 10 assists in 37 appearances.

David Warner Dedicates SCG Heroics to Friend Phil Hughes

Younus had hammered a huge six over long-on to move to 98 and completed his century off 208 balls with Sarfraz Ahmed at the other end. "It's always in the back of my mind when I walk out here, that Hughes is with me". We've still got a decent lead,...

Will Sourav Ganguly Be The Next BCCI President?

He always did good for the game of cricket and stood out with his no-nonsense approach. After the sacking of Anurag Thakur from the top brass, there were rumors that Ganguly may be the next BCCI chief as he is best suited for the job. This was done...

Tension between Bills, Tyrod Taylor reaches point of awkward passive-aggressiveness

The estimated recovery time for Taylor is six weeks, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports , though Vic Carucci of The Buffalo News reported before the procedure that the timetable was likely to be about a month. "Did I believe that was fair?" This...

Raiders to Start Connor Cook at QB Against Texans

Raiders rookie Connor Cook will become the first quarterback in the Super Bowl era to make his first career start in a playoff game, two sources said Tuesday. Cook acknowledged that he will have some nerves heading into his first start - and tha...

Pakistan to play under Misbah in Sydney Test

Speaking on how he advised youngster Matt Renshaw to play early, before lunch, he said, "I kept on saying to the youngster, "don't worry about me, worry about the lunch break". "Davey was absolutely smoking them and I was sort of just trudging alon...

Winter Classic starts on time, but weather could play factor

Louis Cardinals. Crawford, who faced 34 shots, made his best save when he denied Tarasenko on a breakaway three minutes into the third period. Alex Steen added an empty net goal. The Blackhawks, meanwhile, fell to 1-4 in games played outside. "I ...

A stunner: Lane Kiffin out, Steve Sarkisian in as Alabama offensive coordinator

While that would explain why he would take a job at a place like Florida Atlantic instead of holding out for a bigger program, I find it hard to believe that Saban couldn't just enforce his will on anybody. And how about Kiffin waxing sarcastic about...

West Ham v Man United preview

Dimitri Payet tried his luck from a long distance, pulling his shot wide for the first chance of the match. Sofiane Feghouli- 4: Controversially sent off early in the match for a tackle on Jones, where a yellow card would have been more suitabl...

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger confirms double injury blow

Three others, though, could make a welcome return from injury for the Premier League match on Sunday . Arsenal will be looking to keep pace with the top four with another win against Palace at the Emirates but Wenger will have to do it without Wal...

Heisman victor Rashaan Salaam died of gunshot to head, coroner says

He opted to enter the National Football League draft the following spring rather than return for his senior year in Boulder and was drafted in the first round by the Chicago Bears. He rushed for 1,074 yards in 16 games as a rookie-the youngest player...

Knicks, Hawks look for breakout game

Carmelo Anthony and Thabo Sefolosha were both whistled for technical fouls before officials reviewed the replay and assessed Anthony a flagrant foul 2, in a report by Yahoo Sports . "He threw a punch", Sefolosha said. Carmelp Anthony (r.) gets ej...

Detroit Lions finale vs. Green Bay moved to night game

The Packers, meanwhile, are the No. 4 seed as they now own the head-to-head tiebreaker against the Lions . The potentially weird situation arises if the Packers and Lions tie next week. 4 seed with a victory and host the Giants next weekend....

Former Syracuse star Carmelo Anthony continues Christmas Day hot streak

Carmelo Anthony's hoop forced the Celtics to call their final full timeout, and coming out of the stoppage, Jae Crowder was guarded by Kristaps Porzingis on the inbounds pass. As was the case in their 28-point blowout in "Beantown" in their first mee...

Moses Stars As Chelsea Set Record, Anichebe Can't Save Sunderland Vs United

Chelsea are top of the Premier League, and they've won 12 matches in a row. And Blues boss Conte said: "I think today we sent a good message in general because we think a lot of people wanted to see us without two really important players in Costa...

Going nowhere? Van Dijk pictured in Man City shirt

THE past year has seen some mammoth transfers - so what could 2017 bring? 'Southampton is a very good club for me, it is an awesome place to be and I am happy to be part of the success'. Southampton have sold their leading players since their re...

Cleveland Indians Add Edwin Encarnacion

Encarnacion, who turns 34 next month, reportedly turned down a four-year offer from Toronto worth at least $80 million before hitting the open market. Over the past five years, the first baseman has hit.272 with a.912 OPS and an average of 39 homers ...

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Francia, Usa e Gran Bretagna pronte ad attaccare la Siria

Preparati Russia perchè arriveranno belli, nuovi e intelligenti . Il portavoce del Cremlino ha inoltre sottolineato che gli Stati Uniti stanno cercando di sfruttare un "prete...

Donovan Mitchell broke record for most three-pointers by a rookie

The playful war of words did not end there, with Simmons commenting on Mitchell's use of the word "playing" on his hoodie , saying: "He's implying that I am a rookie because it's ...

Lewis Hamilton says inexperience costing Max Verstappen results

Coulthard said: "Where I think Max has just been too aggressive is he has continued to open the steering". In this picture, Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team's British driver Lewis Ha...

The Undertaker returns at WWE WrestleMania!

Undertaker seemingly retired after last year's WrestleMania after a loss to Roman Reigns . One of the legends of WWE , the Undertaker , returned to Wrestlemania amidst som...

If I come out of retirement, it'll be for a UFC fight

I go into retirement, I come back. Mayweather did not specify who he would want to fight, but UFC star Conor McGregor would be the biggest bout. If we can get together with Dana ...

'LEAGUE 1 QUALITY' - Chelsea fans DESTROY Blues star after woeful performance vs

The result means Chelsea are now a whopping 10 points behind Tottenham in fourth, while West Ham move six points clear of the relegation zone. "Football is simple: If you score...

Nadal Downs Zverev To Force Decider

Holder France was tied 1-1 with Italy in Genoa , and 2005 victor Croatia was also deadlocked against visitor Kazakhstan after a day of thrilling action on indoor red clay in Vara...

Max Holloway Declared Medically Unfit to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223

Nurmagomedov's original opponent, the interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson , had to pull out from the fight less than a week ago, due to a knee injury. Khabib Nurmagomedov , ...

Woods driving well, birdies 3rd hole at Masters

It sounds like the final hole at Amen Corner is going to get a little longer and at least one golfer says hallelujah. "But I couldn't think of a more special place to do it". "My w...

Common Wealth Games 2018: Gururaja opens India's account with silver in weightlifting

Manika Batra hardly broke a sweat in her 11-3, 11-5, 11-3 victory over Erandi Warusawithana in the first singles before Sutirtha Mukherjee made it 2-0 up for India with an easy 11...

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Lacazette brace as Arsenal thrash CSKA Moscow

Lacazette brace as Arsenal thrash CSKA Moscow

Ozil then set up Ramsey for his glorious improvised second, before also picking out Lacazette - starting for the first time since January 30 - as the Gunners opened up a three-goal...

Commonwealth Games: Ghana's Kente Steals Show At Opening Ceremony

Commonwealth Games: Ghana's Kente Steals Show At Opening Ceremony

Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, during the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games . Athletes from 71 teams that will compete in 275 events across 19 sports ...

Van Dijk relishing City test

Van Dijk relishing City test

Did we think before the first game we would lose 5-0? No. When it comes to Premier League records, you'd expect Manchester City to be featuring heavily this season as they marc...

Spurs' Leonard again rehabbing injury in NY

Spurs' Leonard again rehabbing injury in NY

A recent report by FanSided's Sir Charles in Charge said that the team might end up trading the former NBA Finals MVP to his hometown squad, the Los Angeles Lakers, this summer...

76ers get the worst on Joel Embiid head injury

76ers get the worst on Joel Embiid head injury

With eight games remaining in the regular season and no injury worse than "facial contusion" now attached to the collision, Sixers fans are hoping for a smooth recovery so that Em...