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Kyle Edmund: 'Hard work paying off'

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But the Brit produced a superb, sustained burst of controlled aggression and incredible serving to clinch a truly special win. That esteem will next be tested against Grigor Dimitrov , the World No.3 from Bulgaria and a man Edmund was matching shot for shot in Brisbane a couple of weeks ago. Read More »

Why Aubameyang would be the flawless fit for Arsenal

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Permier League club Arsenal seem to be the main suitors and here is why Aubameyang is ideal for the North London Club. The only question now is how Aubameyang fits into Arsenal's plans. Heynckes warned other clubs by saying they should be aware that such players can do the same thing with their future preferences. Most telling was the fact he wore a Dortmund shirt bearing the name of Ousmane Dembele , his erstwhile teammate who was granted his big move to Barcelona in the summer. Read More »

Titans Announce First Interviews For New Head Coach

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Vrabel will become the 19th head coach in the history of the Titans organization. The 42-year-old Vrabel is coming off his first season as defensive coordinator for the Texans. He started as the linebacker coach at Ohio State in 2011 and coached the defensive line from 2012-13. Day is now the co-offenisve coordinator at Ohio State ( Vrabel's alma mater and first coaching gig, though the two never coached together). Read More »

Hugo Lloris a doubt for Southampton clash due to illness

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If all is well he will do the warm-up (on Saturday) with the team and will be integrated gradually with the group. Lloris has been taken unwell with flu and boss Mauricio Pochettino is desperate for his number one to feature in the match against his former club. Read More »

Nadal eases into last-16 for 11th time

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Vandeweghe said after the match that she was irritated by what she described as excessive celebrating by her Hungarian opponent during their match. Her close shave isn't lost on her, as she said after the match: "Right now, playing with house money". Read More »

Manchester United defeat Stoke in EPL

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The victory was vital for the Jose Mourinho-coached side after City lost 3-4 to Liverpool on Sunday. Since then it has become apparent United are willing to pay huge wages to attract Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez to the club, even if, so far, there has been no agreement. Read More »

Al Horford scores 14 points in full line, Celtics fall to 76ers

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Alas, Embiid's quest came up short last season. "I feel good about myself", Embiid said while Rowland laughed the entire time. Reserves will be revealed on Tuesday, Jan. "I'm not sure who voted, but put it out there - whoever voted for me, I really appreciate it", said 76ers guard T.J. McConnell, the proud recipient of two starter votes from players. Read More »

Tim Tebow Heads To Big League Spring Training

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While those are not normally the stats that would garner a big-league camp invite, the 30-year-old Tebow is seemingly on an accelerated schedule because of his age and his fame. Through 126 games in the minor leagues previous year, Tebow had a.226 batting average with eight home runs. "Almost every day there's something that I've never been through before that I'm learning". Read More »

Robby Anderson charged with two felonies

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Anderson, 24, was also arrested a year ago after an altercation at a concert in Miami. Anderson was arrested on several charges, including resisting an officer without violence, reckless driving, eluding law enforcement and harming a public servant or family. Read More »

Cavs: In their usual January swoon, LeBron and Co. being questioned again

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Whereas Cleveland need LeBron to be the clear best player on the floor against the Warriors to have a glimmer of hope, Golden State just need Durant to be close enough to mostly cancel him out. After losing 118-108 at home against the Warriors, the Cavs have dropped nine of their last 12 games, including four in a row. As we know, LeBron hasn't committed to Cleveland beyond this season. Read More »

Chelsea Offer Cash And Michy Batshuayi For Edin Dzeko

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Fernando Garcia, agent of Roma defender Emerson Palmieri has claimed that the Italian club are in talks with Chelsea over a possible move for the Italy global. The story also claims that Roma are likely to demand a transfer fee of around £22m for Emerson this month. I have no planned trips to Italy, at least for the moment, as we are waiting for developments. Read More »

Dennis Wise urges Chelsea to drop interest in Andy Carroll

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They are fourth in the division, have a dynamic strike duo in Eden Hazard and Alvaro Morata , so just why on earth do Chelsea need another forward? "Would Andy be satisfied with going there knowing he's not going to be a regular?" That's less than a year after he scored six goals in his first four Saints games and looked like the world's best player - amusing old game etc. Read More »

Tom Brady limited at practice with a right hand injury

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The Patriots had a pretty easy time beating the Tennessee Titans in the divisional round. There were no predictions, there was no smack talk and there was no gallivanting. Patriots showdown. He captured his 26th postseason victory, recorded his 13th 300-yard postseason passing game - extending his National Football League record for both - and also broke a tie with Joe Montana to become the all-time leader with 10 three-TD playoff games. Read More »

USA Gymnastics is picking a fight with McKayla Maroney: lawyer

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He's already serving 60 years for child pornography charges. Simone Biles was another of the 140+ young women to speak out about Larry Nassar . "No one should have to go back there after so many of us were abused there". Some of the victims tried to speak up for years, but the adults who should have protected them never listened. Due to a confidentiality agreement that was part of a $1.25 million settlement she and the U.S. Read More »

Neymar scores four goals in PSG's win vs. Dijon, gets booed

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Neymar then pitched in with three goals on the spin, the third of which bringing back memories of his formative years at Santos, where he used to skin entire apathetic defences for fun... Neymar hit a ball to Di Maria in the 15th minute to put his team up 2-0. In August the former Napoli forward refused to hand the ball over the Neymar for a spot kick. Read More »

Messi misses penalty as Barcelona loses to Espanyol

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Lionel Messi is the most expected player in today's match and Barcelona is already securing a place in the semifinals in the first leg. Luis Suarez was left out of the Barca line up, as Lionel Messi led the attack with Denis Suarez and Aleix Vidal. Read More »

India will still believe they can make history despite Kohli's dismissal

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Kohli is a passionate personalty and thus, it would have been surprising if there weren't any fireworks in the post-match press conference. " South Africa did not have many partnerships, but whatever they had, one big partnership was always there and that was the key to them consolidating those situations and they deserved to win the series", he added. Read More »

Will Ferrell channels Ron Burgundy in hilarious interview with Roger Federer

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The Swiss great thrilled the centre court night crowd with an exquisite curving forehand down the line and past Bedene for another service break early in the final set. Wawrinka – a three-time Grand Slam victor had a mid-match wobble before eliminating Lithuanias Ricardas Berankis 6-3, 6-4, 2- 6, 7-6 (7/2) in 2hr 47min on Hisense Arena. Read More »

Chelsea approach West Ham about signing Andy Carroll on permanent deal

Roma may be pressed into selling one of their key players, either in the January transfer window or the summer, and Nainggolan's future is uncertain. Irvine says West Ham are yet to receive any offers for the 29-year-old and insists a temporary deal for the former England worldwide is out of the question. Read More »

Joshua denies Parker drug claim ahead of unification fight

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Anthony Joshua dismissed criticism from Joseph Parker's team about his punch resistance, describing it as "fake news" at a press conference Tuesday. But what I learned was you can not stop someone like me. "I use it as a PR stunt", he said. Parker has been less than complimentary towards Joshua, even going so far as to accuse the British fighter of using performance enhancing drugs in a shocking claim, from which his camp quickly distanced themselves. Read More »

Steelers fans unload on offensive coordinator Todd Haley

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There's a possibility that Tomlin's staff could experience a little bit of both of those kinds of change, but with nothing official as of noon today, Tomlin had nothing to say about it. But maybe the bigger issue with Roethlisberger's comments is the continued assumption that this team is really close to winning a championship. And he pointed out he doesn't have "any control" over who the coaches are. Read More »

Paige VanZant Suffers Gruesome Arm Break After Throwing Spinning Backfist

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More than a year removed from her last appearance in the Octagon, the 23-year-old has changed addresses, changed teams and changed divisions, though she remains as exuberant as ever. This time it was Van Zant who scored the takedown around the four minute mark, but Clark managed to work her way up shortly after and score a takedown of her own. Read More »

Australian Open 2018: Venus Williams stunned in first round

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Stephens was also forced to withdraw from the Brisbane International because of a right knee injury. "I think (before) I had a little bit too much respect, played a little bit careful and safe", Bencic, who was a toddler when Venus won her first grand slam at Wimbledon in 2000, said. Read More »

How Titans' firing of Mike Mularkey affects Giants' search for head coach

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Louis Rams. The star wide receiver is "geeeked" in endorsing Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur , who appears to be the Giants' choice for head coach . The Giants are planning to schedule a second interview next week with Shurmur, sources told ESPN's Dan Graziano and Chris Mortensen. The Chicago Bears offseason just got a little bit better as one of their division rivals will lose a critical member of its coaching staff. Read More »

Espanyol coach Quique Sanchez Flores rejects Stoke

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Flores spent the 2015-16 season in the Premier League with Watford . "I have nothing else to add, only that I have to focus on the next LaLiga match". Keane is expected to be on his coaching ticket. Meanwhile Keane and O'Neill attended the Soccer Writers' Association of Ireland Awards in Dublin and Friday night and of course declined to comment. Read More »

Lions to pick Patriots' Patricia as coach

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The report , which cited unidentified league sources , also indicated that Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels and linebackers coach Brian Flores are finalists for head-coaching jobs around the league and may soon be leaving New England. Read More »

New Zealand take series, Sarfraz Ahmed slams 'batting flop'

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A cricket fan won $50,000 after taking a stunning one hand catch during the third one-day global match between New Zealand and Pakistan . Pakistan in reply were all out for 74 in the 28th over. "We wanted to get the series done", said man of the match Boult, who claimed figures of five for 17. Tim and Trent to start off, just built up that pressure. Read More »

Sports world reacts to Keith Jackson's death by sharing famous on-air moments

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The greatest games in the Big Ten were carried along by his voice especially the rivalry of the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Wolverines of MI. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to his wife, Turi Ann, and his family", Iger said. Jackson met his wife at Washington State University and the couple had three children. He was roundly criticized for ignoring an ugly incident late in the 1978 Gator Bowl game, when Ohio State coach Woody Hayes punched Clemson player Charlie Baumann after Baumann had ... Read More »

EPL: Leicester City coach, Puel reacts to Chilwell red card against Chelsea

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Asked for his thoughts on Leicester's Jamie Vardy , Conte said: "For sure Vardy is a really good player and I don't like to speak about players of other teams but in this case we are not talking about transfer market. Leicester had to play the final 22 minutes with 10 men after Ben Chilwell was sent off for two bookings, and their manager Claude Puel felt the incident had denied his side a chance of taking the three points. Read More »

Curry, James lead fan voting for All-Star game

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In the Western Conference, Curry has amassed 1,369,658 votes, taking him clear of teammate Kevin Durant with 1,326,059. Durant has nearly 1.33-million votes. National Basketball Association head coaches will select the reserves. Philadelphia's Ben Simmons (397,942) is third. Out West, there is also a new conference leader. Read More »

Isaiah Thomas gets standing ovation from Celtics fans

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LeBron James led the Cleveland Cavaliers with 19 points, seven rebounds and six assists, but no one on Cleveland looked comfortable offensively against the Celtics' suffocating defense. "We haven't played well as of late so we are trying to figure that out as well". Before leaving the floor, Thomas got a hug from LeBron James and one from Cavs coach Tyronn Lue , who pulled him close and offered two flawless words. Read More »

John Cena Reveals His Big Announcement

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With the announcement, Cena becomes the third host behind Whitney Houston and Rosie O'Donnell to host the ceremony back to back years. Wrestler-turned-actor John Cena will voice the villain Baron Draxum in the new animated series " Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ". Read More »

Cup victor Kelly named to Canada men's team for 2018 PyeongChang Olympics

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Team Canada announced its roster Thursday, which unlike in the past, doesn't contain any current National Hockey League players. "When we go to these Olympics, this team will make Canada proud", Burke said. With the NHL deciding to end its Olympic participation Hockey Canada was forced to cast a wide net to assemble a squad for the February 9-25 Games, cobbling together a team from far flung leagues and countries. Read More »

Thursday's NFL: League to probe Gruden hiring

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While Davis and the Raiders did interview Thompson and Martin, the thought is that the organization may have done that after giving it to Gruden. The Oakland Raiders were in a don't think-don't blink situation with their coaching staff this offseason, deciding to fire Jack Del Rio and hire Jon Gruden , while throwing $100 million over 10 years at the former Raiders coach who was lured out of the ESPN " Monday Night Football " booth. Read More »