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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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Gareth Bale's victor saves Real Madrid from humiliation against Al Jazira

A stunning performance saw the Pride of Abu Dhabi lead the UEFA Champions League champions 1-0 at half-time, in a display that will have won them fans the world over. Real Madrid...

Chelsea cruise to comfortable 3-1 win at Huddersfield

Danny Drinkwater missed the last game away to West Ham United with a virus, but he is be back to face Huddersfield. After Chelsea failed to secure top spot in this season's U...

Baker Mayfield becomes first senior to win Heisman in 11 years

The Buckeyes should have made the College Football Playoff. He won the Walter Camp Player of the Year Award, Maxwell Award, Davey O'Brien Award, AP Player of the Year and Big 12 ...

Kirk Herbstreit invites bullying victim Keaton Jones to College GameDay

Since his mom made the video Friday, it has been viewed more than 21 million times and the hashtag #StandWithKeaton has been trending on Twitter since Sunday afternoon. "So I...

49ers right tackle Trent Brown inactive versus Texans

Upon entering the game, Yates threw a touchdown pass to DeAndre Hopkins to narrow the gap against the 49ers. Yates passed for 175 yards on 14-of-26 attempts. Now suffering a seiz...

Chiefs Jets Week 13 score, highlights

Josh McCown scored on a 1-yard quarterback sneak with 2:15 left, and the New York Jets bounced back from a brutal start to hold on for a wild and wacky 38-31 win over the Kansa...

Romelu Lukaku Facing No Disciplinary Action For Gaetan Bong Clash

The 24-year-old has scored just once in last 10 games but Mourinho believes he offers much more than goals on the pitch, inspiring teammates to follow his lead and work harder. And...

Jonny Bairstow headbutted Cameron Bancroft outside a nightclub

The episode - where Bairstow allegedly head-butted Bancroft - took place at a hotel when England were in town for their first tour match, a one-day affair against a Western Austral...

Chelsea┬┤s tough title defence was to be expected - Klopp

Antonio Conte has urged his players to pay close attention to "dangerous" Mohamed Salah ahead of Chelsea's clash with Liverpool on Saturday. It was hard in these times to c...

Trump welcomes college sports champions at WH reception

Meanwhile The White House has said it will host 18 NCAA teams at the reception, ABC News reported . Before the season began, Staley said she would only allow herself and the team ...

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Danica Patrick to stop racing after next year's Indianapolis 500

Danica Patrick to stop racing after next year's Indianapolis 500

Danica Patrick , driver of the #10 Aspen Dental Ford, stands on the grid during qualifying for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series I Love NY 355 at The Glen at Watkins Glen Inte...

Jerry Jones had strong words after Zeke suspension

Jerry Jones had strong words after Zeke suspension

The piece, authored by ESPN's Don Van Natta Jr. and Seth Wickersham , looked into one of potential brewing of "an all-out, unprecedented civil war" among the NFL's owners, with ...

Bradley Beal thinks Wizards are Eastern Conference's team to beat

Bradley Beal thinks Wizards are Eastern Conference's team to beat

While LeBron James - averaging 25.6 points on 59.4 percent shooting, 8.9 assists and 7.0 rebounds per game - and Kevin Love - putting up 18.4 points and 11.4 rebounds and the a...

Deshaun Watson Injury: Texans Reportedly Fear QB Suffered Torn ACL In Practice

Deshaun Watson Injury: Texans Reportedly Fear QB Suffered Torn ACL In Practice

The Texas were the highest scoring offense in the National Football League at more than 30 points per game, though they own a 3-4 overall record. NFL Media first reported Wats...

Nationals set to make Dave Martinez next manager

Nationals set to make Dave Martinez next manager

According to Heyman, the Nationals also interviewed Mets hitting coach Kevin Long and former Red Sox manager John Farrell, with the latter reportedly being unable to handle pitch...