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Commentator dropped after Venus Williams 'gorilla' call

She has yet to drop a set Down Under. Pavlyuchenkova could be considered the cinderella of the tournament, as she's beaten back-to-back top-15 players and is in her fourth career grand slam quarterfinal. She cranked up the pressure in the second set,...

Angelique Kerber celebrates birthday by advancing in Australia

Serving for the match, Kerber was up 30-love and had match point at 40-30 but could not close out the set. Playing the Australian Open for the 17th time, Venus Williams has a busy day. Romania's Sorana Cirstea stunned 10th-seeded Carla Suarez Navar...

Simeone says he won't tie Griezmann down as Manchester United move closer

Diego Simeone has opened the door for Antoine Griezmann to leave Atletico Madrid in the summer as Manchester United continue to lay the groundwork for a move for the coveted France forward. The France worldwide has scored 12 goals in 25 appearances ...

New York Islanders fire Jack Capuano, name Doug Weight interim coach

The Eastern Conference-worst New York Islanders are shaking things up just one season after winning their first playoff series since 1993. "At the end of the day organizationally I don't think Jack was probably going to be a coach that we were go...

New Chinese Super League Rules Set To Limit Foreign Player Numbers

The organisation said that it would also be taking action to curb the "recent appearance of irrational investments and the payment of high transfer fees and salaries for domestic and foreign footballers". The Asian player quota has been abolished und...

UFC President Dana White Makes Offer To Floyd Mayweather

He hasn't made offers to anybody. While McGregor's disclosed paydays for his last several fights have been short of that number, he is believed to make well above $10 million per fight when pay-per-view bonuses are included. White reiterated to Cow...

Mohammad Hafeez to Lead Pakistan in Second ODI Against Australia

Hafeez, leading Pakistan in the absence of injured captain Azhar Ali, carried Pakistan to 221-4 off 47.4 overs with a 72-run knock to level the series 1-1. Azam will look to build this partnership to put Australia under more pressure. Au...

Chinese club offering $139m for Chelsea's Costa

The defending champions host Chelsea on Saturday with Antonio Conte's side five points clear at the top of the table. Costa had a dispute with a coach over his fitness and Conte said the 28-year-old Spain striker complained of a back problem ...

Agnieszka Radwanska advances to Sydney International final

She had never previously beaten world number three Radwanska but in their third meeting Konta simply overpowered the wily Pole, blasting 32 winners. The title comes in just her second tournament with new coach Wim Fissette and follows on from her...

FSU's Dennis Gates weighs in on latest Grayson Allen controversy

The junior scored a team-high 21 points - including 18 in the second half - to propel the No. 9 Seminoles to an 88-72 victory over the No. 7 Blue Devils. "I think it was more their defense, not what people chant or do", Capel said. But Allen has no b...

Houston Texans To Face New England Patriots Saturday

It was the start of some uninspiring football for the Texans and it came courtesy of a Patriots team that outplayed and out-coached theTexans team . However, his stats and play on the field have been otherworldly. He has averaged over six recept...

Cal fires coach Sonny Dykes after 4 seasons

It was Cal's first eight-win season since 2009 and its first bowl win since 2008. After the 49ers abruptly fired coach Chip Kelly, he made it clear wouldn't rule out a return to college football. He was the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks fo...

Isco scores a brace as Real Madrid rout Granada 5-0

To mark the occasion, other Real Madrid winners of the Ballon d'Or were paraded, including his compatriot Luis Figo, Brazil's Ronaldo, Michael Owen and home coach Zinedine Zidane . The star-studded guest list witnessed a one-sided affair as La Liga'...

Troy Terry, Tyler Parsons star again as United States wins junior hockey title

Troy Terry of Team United States scores on goaltender Carter Hart of Team Canada in a shootout during the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship gold medal game at the Bell Centre on January 5, 2017 in Montreal. The gold was America's first sin...

Dylann Roof Worries There's Way Too Much Victim-Impact Testimony

In the tape, Pinckney is heard trying to comfort her daughter Malana, a precocious child who had been watching cartoons in her father's office as he participated in Bible study in the room next door on the night of June 17, 2015. Each of the witnesse...

Angry South Africa coach tears into Rilee Rossouw for abandoning ship

Abbott has joined the county on a four-year Kolpak deal after talks with Cricket South Africa failed to convince the fast bowler to continue playing with his country. From his first six matches, the southpaw had scored as many as four ducks. He sai...

Juventus boss Massimo Allegri wants to replace Arsene Wenger in the summer

The 30-year-old struggled to secure a regular place in Wenger's squad at the start of the season but will be a key asset for the 67-year-old in 2017. The midfielder has elegantly slotted into Eddie Howe's team and been at the heart of much that has p...

Arsene Wenger says clubs need to stop stockpiling of young players

The difference in rest period is unbelievable in terms of all the teams. "In 48 hours we go into a game with a big handicap on the fixture and I have to find fresh legs", Wenger said before the trip to the Vitality Stadium. The good news is Jack Wi...

O'Brien hints that Osweiler will get start vs. Raiders in playoffs

Their AFC South title hopes dashed last week, the Tennessee Titans earned a consolation prize to end their season Sunday. That sounds like a reportedly embattled coach who's preparing to try and rally around undoubtedly embattled Brock Osweiler, ...

Bills RB McCoy out with ankle injury

He burst free for 23 yards on the Jets' first play of the game and then added a 4-yard run to reach 1,000 yards from scrimmage on the nose two plays in. What we saw was a 65-yard onside kick. It was encapsulated in one play. That would be the final s...

New England Patriots secure home field throughout postseason

Brady found Edelman for the 2-point conversion and a 35-14 lead with 5:33 left. Being cut, embarrassed and soon to be suspended, this could finally be the wake up call he needed. The player Floyd hit, cornerback Tony Lippett , had to be helped off th...

Ana Ivanovic announces her retirement from professional tennis

That US Open defeat followed a first round loss at Wimbledon and third round exits at her two favoured grand slams, the Australian and French Opens, she finished the year with a world ranking of 63. "But seeing those "highs" in any professional sport...

Arsene Wenger Provides Squad Update Ahead Of Crystal Palace Clash

Wenger was unsurprised to see Allardyce return to the Premier League despite his spell with England ending after only one game due to a newspaper scandal. Wenger also added that long-term absentee Danny Welbeck has progressed well in training, and he...

Knicks' Carmelo Anthony Ejected For Hitting Thabo Sefolosha In Throat

National Basketball Association star Carmelo Anthony was ejected during the New York Knicks' clash with the Atlanta Hawks after he was bounced on a flagrant 2 foul for hitting Hawk Thabo Sefolosha while the pair went for a second-quarter rebound to...

Swansea City 1-4 West Ham United: Match Review

Struggling Swansea City slumped to a third consecutive loss as West Ham United put further distance between themselves and the Premier League relegation zone with a comfortable 4-1 victory at the Liberty Stadium on Monday. Giggs, the former Manches...

Jan Vertonghen blasted on Twitter for 'scratching' Jay Rodriguez vs Southampton

They were 1-0 down here after 70 seconds, against a very competitive and clever Southampton team . Spurs were on top and Wanyama almost turned his half around, jinking past Van Dijk, only to be denied by Fonte's fearless block. The chances are t...

Nunes vs. Rousey: Career Stats, Highlights for Both Before UFC 207

Ronda Rousey is due to make her long-awaited comeback to UFC action on Friday, not that you would know from her media presence. Prior to the completion of the deal, reports have claimed that Rousey and her camp had apparently stipulated that they ...

Giroud's late goal gives Wenger 'fighting' hope

Arsenal weren't at their best against West Brom on Boxing Day but they got the three points they were searching for, courtesy of a very late goal from Olivier Giroud . Asked if Arsenal boast a tougher core this term, Wenger said: "Maybe, yes". ...

Carmelo Anthony gives auto to teen with cancer before Knicks game

Smart had enough time to set his feet and drain the uncontested three. "I know most teams are going to leave me open", said Smart, who has connected on 27.9 percent of his three-point attempts this season. "Al just made a great play", Smart said. Hor...

IOC: Russians face action over Sochi doping

They have now been repatriated back to the Lausanne Anti-Doping Laboratory, and re-analysis has already begun on these samples looking for any Adverse Analytical Findings (AAFs). In 2016 alone, 27 Russian athletes have been penalized for drug violati...

Mariota suffers leg injury, Titans lose big to division rival Jaguars

The Jaguars (2-12), playing the first game under interim coach Doug Marrone after Gus Bradley was sacked last weekend, scored on their first two possessions to take a 10-0 lead. The Tennessee Titans ground game is averaging 144.7 yards per contes...

Miami Dolphins vs Buffalo Bills

Taylor found former Dolphins tight end Charles Clay on an 18-yard touchdown as the Bills tried to keep track, trailing 28-21. -Tyrod Taylor went 26 for 39 passing for 329 yards with three touchdowns. -Miami answered right back with some assistance ...

Eli Rogers buries the Bengals with game-winning touchdown grab

Nearly immediately after surging across the goal line and dropping the Pittsburgh Steelers into a two-touchdown deficit in the second quarter of Sunday's game, Cincinnati Bengals running back Jeremy Hill traversed the rear of the end zone and encou...

No one is safe from hacking on Twitter - not even Marvel superheroes

The Netflix U.S. Twitter account was reportedly compromised by a hacker claiming to be from the notorious hacking group OurMine, according to Venture Beat . Heat Vision has reached out to Marvel Studios for comment. As amusing as it may sound, the ...

Pochettino: Tottenham targeting the title

Walker atoned for his error just six minutes later, bursting into space and cutting the ball back across the Clarets' penalty area for Alli to steer the equaliser into the far corner. "That is football, and that is the Premier League". "In the fi...

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Commonwealth Games: Durban will not host in 2022

She said they will want to have it tidied up in a few months and they are optimistic there are cities interested and capable of meeting the requirements. "The reality of the situat...

Luis Enrique: PSG win took its toll on Barcelona in Deportivo defeat

Joselu had fired Deportivo into a first-half lead before Luis Suarez levelled in the first minute of the second period. Suarez was denied a second equaliser by a brilliant save ...

South Dakota State Faces Top Seed Gonzaga in NCAA Tournament

K-State was floating on the bubble the latter half of the season when it lost eight of 10 games, but two wins to conclude the regular season over TCU and Texas Tech helped their ca...

Howie Roseman delivers Christmas in March to Carson Wentz, Eagles fans

The Philadelphia Eagles introduced newly acquired wide receiver Alshon Jeffery during a press conference on Friday afternoon. They obviously have a very good wide receiver in T....

AJ Bouye will leave Houston, sign in Jacksonville

Teams were hopeful he could continue to play at the same high level he displayed in his contract season. Texans were extremely competitive in trying to keep A.J. The Texans repor...

Wenger makes insane decision to drop Alexis as Arsenal are humiliated again

Arsenal's only realistic hope of silverware this season is the FA Cup wheere they face Middlesbrough in the quarter-final. Wenger, who was pictured shaking hands with Sanchez be...

Stanford rallies to dethrone OSU; captutestaggering 12th tourney title

Kennedy Burke added 11 points, but second-leading scorer Monique Billings was 3 of 14 shooting and finished with six points. This team is deep, has National Basketball Association ...

Guardiola wants more City progress against Sunderland

Sunderland were dealt a blow after 69 minutes as Darren Gibson picked up and was replaced by former City midfielder, Jack Rodwell. Sergio Aguero's close-range effort separated t...

Leicester provided breathing room after 3-1 win over Hull

Clucas' first Premier League goal certainly halted the Leicester momentum as numerous moves broke down without the pinpoint accuracy they had exerted before the opener. After tha...

David Haye: I want to do maximum physical damage to Tony Bellew

The two men face off at London's O2 Arena tomorrow evening following weeks of build-up that has threatened to boil over at times . The 34-year-old has everything to gain here an...

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Aguero to hold talks with City in June over future

City manager Pep Guardiolas decision to play a virtually full-strength team paid off, with his side outclassing their opponents, who made nine changes to their first team, obviousl...

Doctors Without Borders Statement on WHO List of Antibiotic-Resistant "Priority Pathogens"

World Health Organization officials hope that this list we will spur research and development of new antibiotics. "The WHO list's high priority category includes CRE, or carbap...

David Wright may miss Opening Day after latest injury news

The Mets have some infield flexibility in Wright's absence, with Jose Reyes and Wilmer Flores taking the bulk of reps at third base previous year . He will be re-evaluated af...

Ljungberg leaves Arsenal to take up Wolfsburg role

Ljungberg leaves Arsenal to take up Wolfsburg role

The Dutchman takes over with the club two points above the relegation zone. The 54-year-old Jonker, who was last working for Arsenal's youth team, signed a deal to take over with...

Steelers place franchise tag on running back Le'Veon Bell

Steelers place franchise tag on running back Le'Veon Bell

According to a Monday afternoon report from Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Pittsburgh Steelers have placed their franchise tag on running back Le'Veon Bell. If not, he will make the ...