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Khan sets Crawford date after overlooking Brook bout

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Amir Khan signed with Eddie Hearn following his appearance on "I'm a Celebrity.' and he's delivered him a world title shot in just his third fight following his defeat to 'Canelo" Alvarez in 2016. "You could say this is my hardest fight". "But we're not taking any shortcuts in this fight". Crawford (34-0, 25 KOs), 31, of Omaha, Nebraska, moved up to welterweight and knocked out Jeff Horn in the ninth round of a one-sided fight to win a world title on June 9. Read More »

Hewitt accuses Tomic of 'physical threats, blackmail'

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Agassi, one of tennis's great rebels before ending his career as a statesman and icon, admitted he regretted his clashes with some of his Davis Cup captains. It's probably his upbringing'. Hewitt says he tried to help Tomic, who this week criticised his Davis Cup and Open wildcard player selection, but felt he was a lost cause. Read More »

Chelsea are close to completing Gonzalo Higuain loan deal with Juventus

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Chelsea are close to completing a deal to sign Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain on an initial six-month loan deal, sources have confirmed to ESPN FC. However, he has fallen back on his words after the weekend. "But then when you look at how good he was with Napoli in particular, I think coming into a team like Chelsea , where it doesn't have the pressure of a Real Madrid, Gonzalo Higuain will be simply outstanding". Read More »

Prominent investigative journalist shot dead in Ghana

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Hussein-Suale was part of a reporting team led by Anas Aremeyaw Anas, a renowned investigative journalist in Ghana who has used undercover television documentaries to expose corruption, most recently in soccer . "It will be in the national interest to arrest the perpetrators of this crime", its chairman, Yaw Boadu-Ayeboafo, said in a statement. Last October, Fifa banned the former Ghana FA boss, Kwesi Nyantakyi, for life and fined him almost $500,000 (£387,000) after he was seen on camera ... Read More »

Andy Robertson: Liverpool & Scotland defender signs new contract until 2024

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Robertson arrived at Anfield in the summer of 2017 from Hull City for an initial fee in the region of £8m and has since established himself ahead of Alberto Moreno as a first-team regular. "Sometimes I feel when we win the league that things drop off a percent or two and City need to be aware of that and make sure that they're not fully focused on winning the Champions League". Read More »

Tiger set for season debut in Farmers Open at Torrey Pines

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Spaun. Woods is a seven-time victor of the event, which takes place just outside San Diego, most recently hositing the trophy in 2019. Golf Channel journalist Ryan Lavner was the first to break the news as he reported: "Woods officially signed up Wednesday morning, two days before the deadline". Read More »

Alex de Minaur v Rafael Nadal Winner Odds & Predictions

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He is already in the top 40, and he said: "Those are the matches I feel like I'm unsafe". The 28-year-old does not have fond memories of his last official meeting with Federer, when he was picked apart by the Swiss at Wimbledon three years ago, but can not wait to have another crack at the 20-times major victor. Read More »

Warner set to leave Bangladesh early with elbow injury

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While his side, Sixers, won the match by 27 runs, he suffered an elbow injury and according to reports, the Aussie cricketer will shortly return home and undergo a surgery. Cape Town - David Warner shocked the Bangladesh Premier League by batting right-handed against Chris Gayle on Wednesday. He is however expected to return well in time for Australia's first match at the World Cup in England on June 1. Read More »

Nets end losing streak against reeling Celtics

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During the period, Brooklyn shot 65.4 percent (17 of 26) and produced its widest point disparity in a third quarter since outscoring Boston by 24 on April 2, 2005. Irving missed his fifth game of the season and Boston's Marcus Smart (illness) sat out for the first time this season. Carroll scored 31.8 FanDuel points in the victory. Read More »

Another Major Winter Storm Is Expected Just Days After Gia

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Thursday's snow will be coupled with chilly temperatures, with a high of 34 in the city, mid 30s in the suburbs. The high moisture content could mean possible snow rates of 2-3 inches per hour. Temperatures will reach the upper 30s and low 40s in costal areas of MA on Friday . Sunday AM: Rain continues in the morning and may turn to wintry mix again before stopping. Read More »

Williams sisters advance at Australian Open

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She does everything well, and I really like that she doesn't quit. There's no better place to play than here at the beginning of the year. Osaka picked up six aces and had a ridiculous 96 percent first serve first serve win percentage, leading to Linette breaking her serve just once. Read More »

Shane Lowry eyes Ryder Cup spot after rediscovering his form

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Making his first appearance in this event since 2014 - he has been accustomed to getting a new year underway in the Farmers Insurance Open on the PGA Tour - Lowry made light of the fact that many players feel the Abu Dhabi Golf Club course is a tad tougher than normal this week by carding 10 birdies in a bogey-free effort. Read More »

Transfer: Chelsea, Juventus reach agreement on Higuain

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Chelsea have struggled for goals so far this season with both Alvaro Morata and Olivier Giroud struggling form, so the Blues will be hopeful that Higuain can bring the type of goalscoring form he has shown throughout his career to West London and help the club finish in the top four. Read More »

Serena: The greatest win of my career

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What would she say about NY, the fallout and her subsequent conversations with her coach, Patrick Mouratoglou? Twelfth seed, Elise Mertens of Belgium, also booked her place in round two, while last year's beaten finalist and world number one Simona Halep plays Kaia Kanepi later. Read More »

New York Knicks center Enes Kanter on why he fears Erdogan

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For the most comprehensive local coverage, subscribe today. So the Turkish government wants him to be extradited to Turkey according to worldwide agreements, in order to complete the investigation of his case. Kanter's Turkish passport was canceled in 2017 and he was held for a time at a Romania airport before returning to the U.S.as part of the fallout. After help from USA lawmakers to get back into the United States, Kanter learned a Turkish arrest warranted for him had been issued. Read More »

Jordan claims ticket to Asian Cup knockouts

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The stalemate appeared to have been in vain for Palestine as the contest finished with Syria on course to take third as they were level 2-2 with Australia in injury time, only for a late Socceroos victor to dash their hopes and spark jubilant scenes among the Palestinian fans in Abu Dhabi. Read More »

Steve Sarkisian Turns Down Cardinals OC Job for Alabama

Former Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian is not a candidate for an offensive coaching position with the Arizona Cardinals , according to 98.7 FM Arizona Sports Station's John Gambadoro. Another potential candidate, freshly fired Buccaneers head coach Dirk Koetter, is taking the OC job with the Atlanta Falcons. Before that, he served as the head coach at Southern California (2014-15) and Washington (2009-13). Read More »

Man Utd game abandoned after injury

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After a delay of nearly an hour - during which both teams were sent back to their changing rooms - the game was called off by the referee. The referee then called for the abandonment of the match. The Manchester United Women's account tweeted their support for Kerr, saying 'everyone at #MUWomen wishes her a speedy recovery.' Head coach Casey Stoney shared the same sentiments. Read More »

Real Madrid's Casilla to join Bielsa's Leeds

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The 32-year-old Spanish goalkeeper has fallen down the pecking order at the Bernabeu since Thibaut Courtois arrived from Chelsea last summer and has yet to feature this season. He also sees Leeds as 'a great opportunity for first-team football'. Casilla has made a total of 43 appearances for Real Madrid across all competitions since joining the club in 2015. Read More »

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton Could Sit Out Entire 2019 Season

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The hope, he said, is Newton will be healthy. Cam had been dealing with that injured shoulder right after the team faced the Pittsburgh Steelers in November. "Hopefully, Cam's shoulder is fantastic and we're all happy. He's a talent. But it would be foolish to say you're not having an awareness of potential things that could happen during the year". Read More »

Duke remains #1 in AP basketball poll

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Michigan State , Kansas , Texas Tech , Virginia Tech and Nevada rounded out the rest of the top 10 for a second straight week. The changes started from there after a week that saw 12 of the 15 teams outside the top 10 lose at least once, with five of those losing twice. Read More »

Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa admits spying on every opponent

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We can discuss if it's right or wrong. "For me, it's enough that Derby and Frank Lampard felt that it was not the right thing to do". Bielsa looks to have worked his magic in the transfer market once again and this could be the signing that seals Leeds' promotion back to the Premier League. Read More »

Travis Scott Spoke With Colin Kaepernick Ahead Of Super Bowl

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Sources close to the celebrity site said that Kaep is calling BS on the initial report, saying the former QB never gave his seal of approval to Scott. Scott came under intense criticism nearly immediately after word of his halftime-show appearance leaked: Sources said Jay-Z was attempting to talk him out of it, and both rapper Meek Mill and the Rev. Read More »

Yaya Toure backing Man City: But Liverpool scarily good

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Manchester City legend Yaya Toure has hinted over his next club move, with the four-time African Footballer of the Year likely to follow in his brothers' footsteps. He is no stranger to Celtic after playing against them while at Barcelona in the last 32 of the Champions League with the Catalan side winning 4-2 on aggregate in February 2008. Read More »

Familiar name, familiar team: Mick Schumacher to follow famous father to Ferrari

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The 19-year-old's deal includes a chance to drive the famous prancing horse auto for two tests with Ferrari in 2019, with Mick keen to follow in his father's footsteps. Mick Schumacher won the European Formula 3 title at the second attempt past year. Whilst driving tests for Ferrari is no guarantee of a place in the top category, his prospects look good as a number of drivers have progressed through the academy into seats in F1, including Charles Leclerc, who joins Sebastian Vettel at ... Read More »

Mavericks believe JJ Barea tore his Achilles

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According to the update , Barea is "currently weighing his surgical options", and more information will be provided at a later date. In 32 games this season for the Timberwolves, Derrick Rose is averaging 18.9 points , 2.8 rebounds and 4.8 assists per game. Read More »