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Williams heartbreak as Wang shatters Grand Slam record bid

Williams heartbreak as Wang shatters Grand Slam record bid Wozniacki held serve once to stay in the match but on the second occasion she went behind and an ill-judged HawkEye challenge set up a match point. Serena was pregnant when she won her 23rd singles Slam title in Melbourne . "I went through a couple of things, more than in NY honestly", Nadal, a four-times U.S. Open champion, said when asked about his relatively lean Australian Open record. [Full Article...]

Fernandes in the dark over Man United transfer, says Silas

Fernandes in the dark over Man United transfer, says Silas The Premier League heavyweights are only willing to shell out €50 million upfront to land the Portuguese global, while Sporting Lisbon want a €65 million initial fee instead. According to the same story, Sporting Lisbon are thought to be demanding a total of €80m for Fernandes but Manchester United are unwilling to overpay for the playmaker. [Full Article...]

San Francisco 49ers win NFC Championship over Green Bay Packers

San Francisco 49ers win NFC Championship over Green Bay Packers In two postseason games with nearly all hands on deck, the 49ers' defense has allowed 252.5 yards, 41.5 rushing yards and 14 first downs per game and has come up with nine sacks, leading all postseason teams in those categories. The next year, the 49ers lost in the NFC Championship to the Seattle Seahawks. The Seahawks were able to win against the Philadelphia Eagles and almost steal one from ... [Full Article...]

Matthew Tkachuk defends 'turtling' against Zack Kassian

Matthew Tkachuk defends 'turtling' against Zack Kassian His suspension, coincidentally, allows him to return in time for Edmonton's next game against Tkachuk and the Flames on January 29 - one Kassian alluded to looking forward to after the initial incident. "I have a feeling half the people in the league wouldn't go with that guy", Tkachuk said. "I don't think he realizes we're in the same division". The game could be the next chapter that revital... [Full Article...]

Solskjaer admits substitution ‘backfired’ after Rashford injured in Wolves win

Solskjaer admits substitution ‘backfired’ after Rashford injured in Wolves win Williams is confident in our ability to progress no matter who we come up against, although attention will now turn immediately to Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday. "We were looking at the Middle East but that is definitely not going to happen". Indeed, with Liverpool up next, many Manchester United fans were fuming with Solskjaer's decision to risk the forward in the fixture, especially conside... [Full Article...]

Jesus looking to learn trade from ‘Premier League legend’ Aguero

Jesus looking to learn trade from ‘Premier League legend’ Aguero Joe Hart was linked with joining Villa to replace Heaton as No.1 but a deal failed to materialise. "The Premier League is hard because Liverpool have played so well and not lost the points, but we have to play for the end of the season", said the Brazilian. [Full Article...]

AFC Championship Game preview: Five things to know about the Tennessee Titans

AFC Championship Game preview: Five things to know about the Tennessee Titans Mahomes piloted an NFL-playoff-record seven straight touchdown drives Sunday, with the Texans becoming the first team since 1940 to lose a playoff game in which it held a 17-plus-point first-quarter lead. The Chiefs' Legion of Zoom receiving corps, coupled with potential Hall of Fame tight end Travis Kelce , represents a significantly more hard matchup for the Titans' No. [Full Article...]

Derrick Henry does it ALL in Playoff win over top seeded Ravens

Derrick Henry does it ALL in Playoff win over top seeded Ravens The last sixth seed to get to the big game was Green Bay in the 2010 season; the Packers won it all. The Ravens offense is built on running the football, Mark Ingram or not, the Ravens needed to run the ball more than they did. "And once we got a lead, they had to go to the pass game and that's our strength with the (defensive backs) we have and having the ball skills we have". [Full Article...]

Barcelona to announce Xavi as new manager tomorrow

Barcelona to announce Xavi as new manager tomorrow Al-Sadd's sports director Muhammad Ghulam Al Balushi told Qatari television broadcaster Alkass: 'There are negotiations between Xavi and Barcelona now and we wish him success wherever he decides to go'. Xavi believes it is not the time to take over at Barcelona as he would prefer to start a project at the beginning of a new season. "We're in talks with Barcelona but it'll depend by many fa... [Full Article...]

Win $200 on $1 Bet if There’s a TD Scored on Sunday

Win $200 on $1 Bet if There’s a TD Scored on Sunday Henry has carried the Titans on his back in the post-season and their star pulled off the trick play of the playoffs so far by connecting on a three-yard jump pass with Davis for a third-quarter touchdown. Despite coming off a physical Wild Card game in New Orleans and short week to prepare, Minnesota's defenders denied fatigue being a component of Saturday's matchup. [Full Article...]

LA Clippers Rumors: Divisional rivals Lakers and Kings may make a deal

LA Clippers Rumors: Divisional rivals Lakers and Kings may make a deal The Bulls could definitely use a player like Kuzma that could bring immediate value to help them make a true playoff push in the Eastern Conference and benefit them over the long haul. The Lakers are pushing to win a championship this season, and Kuzma's inconsistency will only continue to hinder them as the season wears on. Now according to the latest from Sam Amick of The Athletic , the Laker... [Full Article...]

Mikel Arteta: Playing against Leeds is like going to the dentist

Mikel Arteta: Playing against Leeds is like going to the dentist Arteta gave further details on a half-time rant directed at his players after the game, as he suggested their lack of focus was not acceptable as they allowed Leeds to boss the game. That is their expectation. I tried to convince them before the game of what to expect of that team. "We should have achieved to try and play a match more balanced". [Full Article...]

Carlo Ancelotti confronts Everton players after FA Cup exit to youthful Liverpool

Carlo Ancelotti confronts Everton players after FA Cup exit to youthful Liverpool However, the virtually full-strength visitors squandered four good opportunities in the first half and never recovered from not taking any of them. As first goals go, a derby victor in the FA Cup is not a bad way to get it. "Each individual was outstanding. sensational, I loved each second of the game". "He has made big steps, he will be a Liverpool player if nothing unusual happens - 100 pe... [Full Article...]

Frank Lampard praises Callum Hudson-Odoi’s performance against Nottingham Forest

Frank Lampard praises Callum Hudson-Odoi’s performance against Nottingham Forest I wasn't so pleased with the second half as I wanted us to kick on. Expectation has weighed heavily on Hudson-Odoi of late and anyone who has seen his recent performances will have found it hard to understand why he was the subject of bids from Bayern Munich past year. [Full Article...]

Burrow, LSU blowing away betting public for title game

Burrow, LSU blowing away betting public for title game Clemson has a better defense, and could have the edge there, though LSU has been much better on defense the past few games. For Clemson, the player to watch is linebacker/safety hybrid Isaiah Simmons. "I feel like everything is just about wrapped up, and I feel good about where we are". Divinity, able to play multiple linebacker spots, missed two of LSU's first three games of 2019 with Orge... [Full Article...]

Atwater, Lynch named finalists for 2020 Hall of Fame class

Atwater, Lynch named finalists for 2020 Hall of Fame class The safety also was named the NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 2010, helping the Steelers to the Super Bowl that season. It was his fifth consecutive year as a Hall semifinalist. The class of 2020 will be introduced during NFL Honors, when The Associated Press announces its NFL individual awards winners, on the evening of February 1 on Fox. [Full Article...]

Should Colts add John Dorsey to the front office?

Should Colts add John Dorsey to the front office? Potential suitors reportedly on Cleveland's radar include Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, Ravens OC Greg Roman, Chiefs OC Eric Bieniemy, Bills OC Brian Daboll, and 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh. Dorsey arrived in Cleveland in December 2017 as the team was in the midst of an 0-16 season. The Browns fired coach Freddie Kitchens on Monday and Dorsey said the coaching vac... [Full Article...]

Rangers stars are the difference in OT win over Maple Leafs

Rangers stars are the difference in OT win over Maple Leafs New York Islanders forward Cal Clutterbuck needed surgery to fix a damaged tendon after he was sliced December 19. Hyman salvaged the power play by sweeping in a Morgan Rielly rebound and then Mikheyev had excellent net presence to tip in a Tavares point shot, his three-point night giving the captain seven in his past three games. [Full Article...]

When Is Fallon Sherrock's Next Match At The World Darts Championship?

When Is Fallon Sherrock's Next Match At The World Darts Championship? Van den Bergh took set three by the same margin but Lewis edged the fourth 3-2 with the aid of a 113 finish to open up a 3-1 lead. 'The fact that this time I had the opportunity to prove myself and defend the darts of women, I am very proud of myself. [Full Article...]

Injured Bianca Andreescu pulls out of Australian Open warm-up

Injured Bianca Andreescu pulls out of Australian Open warm-up Williams also confirmed she will be teaming up with former world number one, Caroline Wozniacki in the doubles at the tournament. Bianca Andreescu started the season as a future teenager and eager to make her mark on the WTA Tour. In other news, multiple Grand Slam champion Kim Clijsters is set to return to tennis after a seven-year absence. The same injury forced her out of the second round o... [Full Article...]


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