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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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Why it will be tough for India to beat USA

The game was heading towards the end, but an attack by the usa successfully completed when Andrew Carleton scored the third goal in the 84th minute. India head coach Luís N...

Google Is Using Balloons to Restore Phone Service in Puerto Rico

Tesla had previously said, in late September, that it was sending to Puerto Rico hundreds of batteries that can rely on solar panels to store power which provides emergency aid in...

Bayern Munich: Heynckes named as coach until end of season

They had also been beaten 3-0 at Paris St Germain in the Champions League. "Bayern Munich is very close to my heart. He's the ideal man for FC Bayern at this moment in time". Hey...

Virat Kohli's Message For The Indian Football Team Ahead Of Mega Tournament

India's under-17 football team is ready for their first encounter of the upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup. "At the same time, we will fight as we want to show the world that we belong ...

All 3 JeM fidayeen, BSF jawan killed, near Srinagar airport

The terrorists who were in military fatigues violated four layers of security at the camp, to which Indian soldiers retaliated and shot down one of the attackers. "Security forces ...

Dolphins offense in trouble, Gase dismisses benching Cutler

And they still got a field goal on the drive. Drew Brees went 29-of-41 passing for 268 yards, and two touchdowns. Lattimore, who has good size at 6-foot, 193 pounds, will be ...

Australia to feel selection heat after sobering ODI series loss to India

The series of course is done and dusted, India having won the first three ODIs. Though IPL was his first competitive tournament after recovering from a serious thigh injury, he...

Mourinho reveals midfield dilemma with trio ruled out

Jose Mourinho's went unchanged into this game and it seemed to work in the first half as they really took control before scoring in the 20th minute. Fellaini's enforced loss has...

No. 4 Penn State to face road test at Iowa

Don't expect Iowa to find much on the ground, because Penn State will load up on Wadley and James Butler , but Stanley is an accurate passer who could find some plays through ...

Clayton Kershaw Surrenders First Career Grand Slam

According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Altherr's home run broke Kershaw's 32-inning scoreless streak against Philadelphia - his longest versus any team in his career. Rhys Hoskins ...

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What Time Does the Canelo-Golovkin Fight Start?

What Time Does the Canelo-Golovkin Fight Start?

KAZINFORM Kazinform shows pictures and videos of the official weigh-in procedure of Kazakhstan's boxer Gennady "GGG" Golovkin vs. This will be the first time Golovkin will ...

Isco renews with Real Madrid until 2022

Isco renews with Real Madrid until 2022

One of the best players for Real Madrid over the last 12 months has reportedly extended his tenure with the current UEFA Champions League title holders. A pall of gloom hung ov...

Pak violates ceasefire on IB; one BSF jawan killed

Pak violates ceasefire on IB; one BSF jawan killed

They are utilizing mortars, automatics and little arms to target nine BSF posts in Arnia. This is the sixth ceasefire violation by Pakistan in a span of five days. Panic has gr...

Ronaldo not worthy of Ballon d'Or, says Filipe Luis

Ronaldo not worthy of Ballon d'Or, says Filipe Luis

Ronaldo's return boosts Real's attack after a disappointing 1-1 draw at home to Levante on Saturday, their second successive home draw which left them trailing early Liga leaders ...

Chelsea condemn anti-Semitic Morata chant

Chelsea condemn anti-Semitic Morata chant

Chelsea face a Champions' League home tie against Qarabag FK on Tuesday and any repeat of yesterday's lyrics would sure to land the club in hot water and lead to sanctions from Ue...