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Houston Rockets: Christmas Day game drew record ratings


It wasn't just Roberson who made life hard for the Rockets , who have produced the NBA's best offense through the holiday season. "This is our job, and I think when you get an opportunity for your team to be acknowledged and play on a day [Christmas] is always a great positive". Read More »

White House doctor: Trump is medically fit to serve

Details on the president's fitness were read out by Dr. Ronny Jackson , a rear admiral in the Navy and the White House physician since 2013, when he was appointed to his role by former President Barack Obama . "I would say right now on a day-to-day basis, he doesn't have a dedicated, defined exercise program", said Jackson. 'Folks, we're gonna build a roach motel. Read More »

Bruins beat Canadiens 4-1 in coach Julien's return to Boston


Julien was bothered by the play of his team, which had played well lately, going 2-0-2 after a five-game losing streak. Boston scored four unanswered goals for a 4-1 win to extend its point streak to 14 games. Montreal had a two-man power-play advantage for 69 seconds midway into the second - immediately after Rask made a pad stop on Drouin's clean break in - but Boston limited the Canadiens' shots to mostly lower-percentage chances from the outside. Read More »

The odd case of Bordeaux's Malcom


While the deal looked on the brink, Bordeaux president Stephane Martin has brought Gooners back down to earth. Arsenal must go higher if they're to land Bordeaux attacker Malcom this month. From our point of view, it's all hot air. On Wednesday morning the Ligue 1 club have released a statement saying the three Brazilians have been called in for a "disciplinary interview" and will have to explain their actions. Read More »

FA technical director pays homage to the late Cyrille Regis


The former Coventry City, West Brom and England striker passed away at the agec of 59 after suffering a suspected heart attack on Sunday evening. They took that much on board, but handled it brilliantly but that didn't surprise me because the three lads we are talking about, especially Cyrille, were great. Read More »

Sri Lanka ODI woes drag on with Zimbabwe defeat


Fast bowler Tendai Chatara claimed four wickets to help Zimbabwe edge Sri Lanka by 12 runs in the second one-day worldwide of the tri-nation tournament in Dhaka yesterday. Even though, Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal (34) tried to press on, both along with Asela Gunaratne (4) were dismissed in quick succession and Sri Lanka were left reeling at 195 for six in 36 overs. Read More »

Wenger Slams Arsenal Quality Vs Bournemouth, Gives Up On Sanchez


Bournemouth deserved the three points and the result leaves Wenger's side without a win in five games. "The two goals were of high quality so I am really pleased that gave us the boost towards the end of the game". "They were focused and the attitude is one thing, but at that level it is a combination of quality and attitude, and today I question more the quality of what we have created, than the attitude of the players". Read More »

Simona Halep: 'I felt big pain on court, but nothing is broken'


However, that deal has expired and now viewers who want to watch the Australian Open online will have to buy a Eurosport Player pass. She was not afraid of anything, so she was hitting very strong and very well. Former champion Angelique Kerber celebrated her 30th birthday with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Donna Vekic to advance to the third round of the Australian Open and a match against Maria Sharapova . Read More »

Malcom to Arsenal: Bordeaux president deals Arsene Wenger transfer blow


Arsenal have been heavily linked with Malcom and reports yesterday from Globo Esporte claimed Arsenal had offered €50million and a five-year contract to the 20-year-old. You could see at 1-1 it was inevitable, there were no characters out there, nobody pulling people into position. "It is very frustrating. It's a matter of split seconds, but I think I should have done better on that". Read More »

Novak Djokovic vs. Albert Ramos-Vinolas 2018 Australian Open Pick, Odds, Prediction

But it was not easy for a man who has barely played competitively for six months after an elbow injury. "I'm still not 100 per cent, but building. Yeah, I think it was the hardest (match) I have", Monfils said. Muguruza never looked comfortable in the match, double-faulting on break point in the second set and had 43 unforced errors. Sousa and Mayer defeated James Cerretani of the USA and his British partner Ken Skupski 7-6 (10-8), 7-5 in the opening roung. Read More »

England beat Bangladesh by 7 wickets, set to top Group C


Bangladesh , having opted to bat, found themselves 27 for 4 within the first nine overs and struggled to recover. They got off to a steady start with a half-century partnership of 53 runs from 80 balls between skipper Lohan Louwrens and Jurgen Linde. Read More »

49ers Week 16 Team Grades: SF Pulls Off Big Upset Over Jacksonville


Jacksonville came out flat in every phase at Levi's Stadium, despite clinching the AFC South division title midway through the first quarter. The 49ers (5-10) saw their playoff hopes die during an 0-9 start, but the mood and play around the team changed dramatically after Garoppolo was inserted into the starting lineup earlier this month following a midseason trade from New England. Read More »

Washington State Great Drew Bledsoe Posts Message About Tyler Hilinski


Head Coach of the WSU Cougars says Hilinski was an incredible young man, that everyone who had the privilege of knowing him was better for it. Hilinski has two brothers, both quarterbacks, just like him. Hilinski was WSU's backup quarterback in 2017 and a vibrant, well-liked member of the team and community who was known for his infectious positivity and sense of humor. Read More »

Twinkle Khanna to showcase 'PadMan' at the prestigious Oxford Union


Thanking the innovators present at the event Akshya Kumar said, "I am very proud to be standing with them". Kapoor, who shares a close bond with family, also went on to praise Twinkle for flawless pulling off the producer's role. "Even his thought process vis-à-vis what he would think 10 years ago and now, is evolving. That's (how) all of us (are) at this age", she added. Muruganantham is credited with making sanitary napkins accessible for women in the rural areas of India by inventing a ... Read More »

Los Angeles Lakers suffer more injuries against Oklahoma City Thunder


Adams, who didn't take part in the fourth quarter of the match, was the Thunder's second leading scorer behind forward Carmelo Anthony, who spent the night schooling impressive Lakers rookie Kyle Kuzma and piled on 27 points. "He is in a category of his own". Anthony pushed the Thunder to a 16-8 lead with his early scoring burst before Caldwell-Pope sparked a surge that pulled the Lakers to within 28-25. Read More »

Dimitrov scrapes into Open third round


McDonald hit a forehand into the net to ensure Dimitrov's place in the third round and a clash with Russian 30th seed Andrey Rublev . Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, the 2008 Australian Open finalist, rallied from 5-2 down in the fifth to overcome Denis Shapovalov 3-6, 6-3, 1-6, 7-6 (4), 7-5. Read More »

India skipper Virat Kohli named ICC, ODI Cricketer of the Year


It was Kohli's second gong at the 2017 ICC Awards, with the 29-year-old also being named the ODI Player of the Year . The 25-year-old SA wicketkeeper is one one four players to feature in both teams - the other three being India captain Virat Kohli , who is also named skipper of both sides, Australia's David Warner and Ben Stokes of England . Read More »

Salah advises Liverpool to sign Emerson Palmieri, £17m offer tipped


Chelsea, meanwhile, were desperate to land Alex Sandro in the summer but the Premier League champions refused to match Juventus' £60m asking price for the full-back. The report says Palmieri is keen to secure a move to Stamford Bridge as he wants to work with Antonio Conte while Roma are understood to be willing to do business at around £20m. Read More »

Brady, Belichick to Speak as Pats Gear Up for AFC Title Game

New England has advanced to the Super Bowl in three of the past six years. The report in no way means Brady won't still suit up Sunday, as he has played every game this season despite appearing on the injury report a few times. "We have to be ready". Just compare the most offending things they've said to, or about, the Jacksonville Jaguars over the past week. Tom Brady stands under center against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC Championship Game . Read More »

Pleasing to beat India in Indian conditions: Faf


India resumed on the final day at 3-35, having been dealt a huge blow the evening before when Ngidi bagged the wicket of captain Virat Kohli (5). Thus becoming the first Indian batsman ever to be run out in both innings of a Test match. Read More »

Did not call for boycott, says Novak


She celebrated by twirling, waving and blowing kisses to the crowd. Sharapova has beaten Kerber both times on hard court, but I'm not putting much stock into matches six years ago. How she stands up in her first match after that might tell us a lot about her desire to win this title and overcome such issues - and finally claim a maiden slam. Read More »

Carlos Carvalhal Showers Praise On Jordan Ayew After Incredible Strike


Following the goal , the pressure eased off and the Swans allowed the visitors to form some sort of attacking play, however the Championship-topping side didn't pose much threat to Kristofer Nordfelt's goal . Ayew, who is in the best form of his Swans career, was a threat from the start, and nearly took advantage in the first few minutes after Wolves center-back Kortney Hause slipped outside his own area. Read More »

Espanyol favourites after first-leg win - Barcelona boss Valverde


Espanyol scored the winning goal in the 88th minute. The second leg of the tie at the Nou Camp is on January 25. Luis Suarez was left out of the Barca line up, as Lionel Messi led the attack with Denis Suarez and Aleix Vidal. "I quite liked how my team played", the Barca coach said in his postgame news conference. Espanyol sensed that and sat deep in the first half, making the visitors work hard for their chances. Read More »

Muguruza stunned as upsets continue at Australian Open


Muguruza, defending last year's quarterfinal run, has now an 11-7 record in Grand Slam second round matches and lost at this stage in Melbourne for the second time after 2013. In the upcoming round, Hsieh is due to play Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska , who beat Ukraine's Lesia Tsurenko 2-6, 7-5, 6-3 in a second-round match. Read More »

Arsene Wenger questions Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's decision to leave Arsenal


Wenger could recall centre-back Shkodran Mustafi , who is likely to have recovered from injury, but striker Olivier Giroud is out of contention with a hamstring problem sustained in Tuesday's Carabao Cup win over West Ham. That means there must be space for improvement, because even if you win something, which everyone here is desperately waiting for, it could be the moment I say "OK, but now we have to leave it". Read More »