• China move off for West Ham attacker Arnautovic
China move off for West Ham attacker Arnautovic

Wilson could be back in contention for Saturday's Premier League match against West Ham , but Howe will remain cautious. The Hammers have lost only one of their last six away games and beat Arsenal last time out. But whatever happens West Ham fans need not fret. Their record of seven points from the past 12 league games is the worst in t...

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  • Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal embrace after Swiss' win at Australian Open
Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal embrace after Swiss' win at Australian Open

I saw a lot of matches", Tsitsipas said when asked if there were any particular memories of watching Federer while growing up. Tsitsipas ranked at No. Berdych, who has reached the quarterfinals or better in seven of his previous eight trips to Melbourne Park, will meet either 2009 champion Rafael Nadal or local favorite Alex de Minaur in the ...

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  • Copa del Rey: Barcelona face Sevilla in quarter-finals
Copa del Rey: Barcelona face Sevilla in quarter-finals

FC Barcelona could face elimination from the Copa del Rey after fielding an "ineligible player", according to Spanish national daily newspaper El Mundo . The four-time defending Copa champion has denied any wrongdoing for using youth player Juan "Chumi" Brandariz in last week's match in Valencia. "Our legal department will keep working and...

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  • Australian Open - Win over Eugenie Bouchard a reminder of Serena's longtime dominance
Australian Open - Win over Eugenie Bouchard a reminder of Serena's longtime dominance

Williams played the game on her terms, she pushed Bouchard around the court and refused to be pushed herself. Halep looked to be cruising early on, but had a mid-match wobble as she dropped the second set to America's Sofia Kenin via a tiebreaker before eventually battling through to win 6-3, 6-7 (5-7), 6-4.

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  • Korean coach admits concern over Son’s Asian Cup readiness
Korean coach admits concern over Son’s Asian Cup readiness

Son won the penalty from which Hwang Ui-jo opened the scoring after 14 minutes and provided the corner for Kim Min-jae to double the lead early in the second half. "We need to respect the other team and keep our focus on our game". In addition to the top two teams from each of the six groups, the four best No.

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  • Tiafoe announces himself with Anderson upset
Tiafoe announces himself with Anderson upset

I dug insanely deep, " the 39th-ranked Tiafoe said during an on-court interview. They certainly seemed to - and the 20-year-old USA player, part of the ATP's "Next Gen", certainly liked the result, too, as he defeated the 2018 Wimbledon finalist to reach the third round.

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  • Nishikori pushed to 5 by a vintage Karlovic in Australia
Nishikori pushed to 5 by a vintage Karlovic in Australia

In the first round, Halep rallied from a set and a break down to fend off Kaia Kanepi, avenging a defeat in the corresponding round at the U.S. Open past year. Hsieh Su-wei also advanced by beating Laura Siegemund 6-3, 6-4. She'll next play No. 27 Camila Giorgi, who beat Iga Swiatek 6-2, 6-0. Svitolina will next play either Karolina Pliskova or...

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  • MS Dhoni and Bhuvneshwar combine to plot Finch’s dismissal
MS Dhoni and Bhuvneshwar combine to plot Finch’s dismissal

Cricket fans have lit up the internet to toast MS Dhoni after the India veteran's latest heroics clinched the ODI series against Australia . After losing the game, India won the last game by six wickets with four balls to spare. On the other hand, both teams will look to take the series. Chris Lynn, Travis Head and D'Arcy Short have also...

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  • Fired Vikings OC DeFilippo joins Jaguars in same role
Fired Vikings OC DeFilippo joins Jaguars in same role

The team fired OC Nathaniel Hackett at the end of November following a string of disappointing performances. When Carson Wentz was injured during an MVP-caliber 2017 season, DeFilippo helped tutor Foles, who struggled as a starter in the final three regular-season games but got hot in the postseason and eventually was named Super Bowl MVP.

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  • Cousins calls Warriors the 'most hated team in sports'
Cousins calls Warriors the 'most hated team in sports'

But then the season has gone along and do you think it's shifted a little? "No, I wasn't going to return against them", Cousins told Haynes before the Golden State's 147-140 win over New Orleans. "Well, put us up there". I would say there's a lot of people in this country who love to hate the Yankees or the Cowboys . You know they hate Kevin...

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  • Woods to make 2019 bow at Torrey Pines
Woods to make 2019 bow at Torrey Pines

Woods, a victor at the Farmers Insurance Open in 1999, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2013, joins a powerful field for the January 24-27 event. It's not entirely clear where else Woods will play before the Masters, which begins on April 11, but he has already committed to the Genesis Open at Riviera, a tournament benefitting his foundation.

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  • Jo Konta vs Garbine Muguruza is latest match in Australian Open history
Jo Konta vs Garbine Muguruza is latest match in Australian Open history

Some diehard fans stuck around. "I think I played a great match and a lot to do with that is the chemistry between the two players and the way two game styles match up", added Konta, who said she would look to build on her performance over the rest of the season.

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  • Andrew Robertson signs new five-year Liverpool contract
Andrew Robertson signs new five-year Liverpool contract

Six years ago, playing for Queen's Park in the Scottish Third Division, where the money wasn't great, he tweeted about needing to get another job because he had no money. The 24-year-old defender has been rewarded with a new 5-year contract on improved terms following swift negotiations. "Our supporters have fallen in love with him, he has fallen...

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  • 1 spot in Abu Dhabi
1 spot in Abu Dhabi

It was one of those days where it just felt comfortable. Lowry, who is seeking a first victory since 2015, carded 10 birdies and no bogeys to finish 10 under par, three shots clear of Spain's Pablo Larrazabal , France's Mike Lorenzo-Vera and the South African pair of Louis Oosthuizen and Richard Sterne .

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  • Serena Williams can equal my 24 Majors, says Margaret Court
Serena Williams can equal my 24 Majors, says Margaret Court

The two women met at the net to shake hands and hug. Graf, who won four Australian Opens among her 22 titles, said Williams would nearly certainly go down as the greatest ever women's player, given today's standards are so much higher. I already knew what I want and who I want to be. " I think it's important for us both to work together and w...

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  • David Warner's shock injury news after right-handed antics
David Warner's shock injury news after right-handed antics

Now playing in the Bangladesh T20 competition while he serves a 12-month suspension from the national team for his role in the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa, Warner produced an epic hitting display to lead the Sylhet Sixers to a 27-run win against the Rangpur Riders.

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  • I pick my team on penis size
I pick my team on penis size

When asked by German newspaper Welt how she dealt with walking into the locker room, and if she had to make sure her players were covered up, she had a brilliant riposte. The question was further condemnable because Sundhage had already won two Olympic golds as manager of the United States. What has managed to fly under the radar is that Imke ...

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  • Australian Open: Federer, Wozniacki in 3rd Round
Australian Open: Federer, Wozniacki in 3rd Round

Federer was content with the way he played, and is already looking forward to his second round match, Federer revealed in his on-court post match interview. Next up for Serena is Dayana Yastremska, who overcame Carla Suarez Navarro 6-3 3-6 6-1 to reach the third round in only her second main draw appearance at a major.

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  • Kyler Murray May Not Be First Round Draft Material
Kyler Murray May Not Be First Round Draft Material

Murray announced his intention to enter the NFL Draft via his social media, sparking a surge in interest in the 21-year-old, who has already been tipped for stardom in the NFL. Not much has changed unless Murray inexplicably uses the 72-hour window to withdraw from the draft. One player expected to be in the mix for the starting job in 2019 is ...

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  • Harden hits for 57 as Rockets rout Grizzlies
Harden hits for 57 as Rockets rout Grizzlies

Speaking of Harden's record-setting trend, the Rockets' guard is also coming off another historic performance with the Grizzlies on deck. The Rockets obviously can't keep up that kind of win rate over a longer stretch if their key players continue to miss time.

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