Gareth Bale: 'Real Madrid will slowly return to best form'

It's not something that happens very often, so we are happy about it. We're not going to sign anyone. Luka Modric added another and Cristiano Ronaldo contributed two late goals to put a spring back into Madrid's step. It was perhaps no surprise tha... More..

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Bucks fire Jason Kidd; Giannis Antetokounmpo 'devastated'
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Bucks fire Jason Kidd; Giannis Antetokounmpo 'devastated'

The somewhat unexpected move - which came on the 50th anniversary of the N.B.A. awarding a franchise to Milwaukee - leaves a team now in line for the eighth playoff seed in the Eastern Conference looking for a ...More..

Tommy Fleetwood repeats as champion at Abu Dhabi Championship
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Tommy Fleetwood repeats as champion at Abu Dhabi Championship

Fleetwood entered the final round trailing by two strokes, but he had six birdies on the back nine to win. Overnight joint leader Thomas Pieters (72) and victor of last week's South African Open, England's ...More..

by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Philadelphia 'Crisco Cops' grease light poles to stop National Football League fans from climbing

Your wallet will take a linebacker-sized hit. Super Bowl LII is a rematch of sorts, as these two teams met in 2005 at Super Bowl XXXIX. The Eagles are improbably returning to the Super Bowl, as they'll lo...More..

Chelsea close in on £45m swoop for Dzeko and Palmieri
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Chelsea close in on £45m swoop for Dzeko and Palmieri

Since Tammy Abraham is out on loan and Michy Batshuayi has been a bust, the Spaniard has been Chelsea's lone reliable scoring presence this season. Perhaps he would be more suited to a role at Liverpool t...More..

Israeli Arab Joint List Knesset Members Removed Ahead of Pence Speech
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Israeli Arab Joint List Knesset Members Removed Ahead of Pence Speech

In fact, the Arab members of Israel's Knesset interrupted Pence just as his speech began. They were forcibly removed from the plenum. Pence says that the deal is not fixed and that in the coming months, t...More..

Swansea City vs Liverpool - Rampaging Reds travel to Wales
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Swansea City vs Liverpool - Rampaging Reds travel to Wales

Find out by following our live matchcast. Mo Salah and Sadio Mane both fluffed opportunities as the Reds defended their 18-match unbeaten record and tried to close the gap on third-placed Chelsea. I try t...More..

Arsenal and Man Utd agree Sanchez-Mkhitaryan swap
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Arsenal and Man Utd agree Sanchez-Mkhitaryan swap

Yet his current opposite number at Old Trafford, Jose Mourinho, may find himself facing even more pressure now that he has secured Sanchez's signature. On his move, Henrikh said: " I'm very happy that we could ...More..

Chris Paul Expertly Trolls Rockets Naysayers In Since-Deleted Tweet
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Chris Paul Expertly Trolls Rockets Naysayers In Since-Deleted Tweet

I told the team during the time out, 'You have to knock them out.' It's like a heavyweight fight. Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul remembers what critics said about him and James Harden joining forces, an...More..

Alexis Sanchez's potential Man Utd role questioned by Chris Kamara
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Alexis Sanchez's potential Man Utd role questioned by Chris Kamara

Sanchez was part of the Arsenal squad preparing for Saturday's Premier League game against Crystal Palace , with the delay over his move to United giving boss Arsene Wenger the chance to include him in h...More..

Denver Broncos mock draft: Could Josh Rosen fall?
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Denver Broncos mock draft: Could Josh Rosen fall?

If he had played in a better passing offense, he could have been a Biletnikoff victor. In short, it would come as a surprise to see the Steelers spend a first round draft pick on a cornerback being as they ha...More..

Buttler does it for England
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Buttler does it for England

With Chris Woakes swinging the bat fearlessly at the other end 48 runs were plundered from the last 18 balls with Buttler running two from the final delivery to bring up his ton and take his side to 302-6. Bu...More..

NFL Playoff Odds Minnesota Vikings at Philadelphia Eagles
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

NFL Playoff Odds Minnesota Vikings at Philadelphia Eagles

Indoors and on the turf the Vikings are a much faster team, and that has to be a concern coming into this game. Meanwhile, in Minnesota, Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater badly injured his knee in t...More..

AFN to broadcast NFL's championship games despite shutdown
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

AFN to broadcast NFL's championship games despite shutdown

As the government shutdown enters its second day, one unexpected effect of the stalemate arose for deployed USA military: not being able to watch the NFL Conference Championship games. Watt #90 of the Pit...More..

Claude Puel: 'Leicester win over Watford a fantastic reward'
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Claude Puel: 'Leicester win over Watford a fantastic reward'

The two teams are quite evenly matched but at home, I think the Foxes will be strong enough to get all three points. "When everybody talked about our start and the Europa League, I said every time it's not ou...More..

Dhoni on India's SA debacle: 'Look at the positives'
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Dhoni on India's SA debacle: 'Look at the positives'

In India , because the edges come a lot slowly, you have time to move. Krog noted the South Africa team is not as welcoming to the team bus drivers as the Indian team. I fully respect that. He is very prof...More..

Fourth seed Alexander Zverev implodes in Chung Hyeon defeat
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Fourth seed Alexander Zverev implodes in Chung Hyeon defeat

The match was originally scheduled for Rod Laver Arena, but was moved to Margaret Court Arena due to a backlog of long matches at the larger venue. Zverev said Federer had spoken to him in the locker room a...More..

National Football League rules that Raiders complied with Rooney Rule in hiring Jon Gruden
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

National Football League rules that Raiders complied with Rooney Rule in hiring Jon Gruden

There was one remaining sticking point - namely, that owner Mark Davis admitted he had a commitment from Gruden before he fired Jack Del Rio . The NFL has ruled that the Oakland Raiders complied with...More..

West Ham boss Moyes delighted with goalscorer Chicharito
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

West Ham boss Moyes delighted with goalscorer Chicharito

West Ham spent more of the afternoon on the front foot but Bournemouth marked Eddie Howe's 100th Premier League game as a manager with a tenacious display that extended their unbeaten record since the turn of...More..

by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Women's Marches in Upstate NY: Thousands protest Trump, discrimination

Heavy rain fell on the protesters who gathered near the Eiffel Tower, which could have been a factor in the small number of participants compared to the USA marches on Saturday. Millions of people around t...More..

Britain's Kyle Edmund reaches quarter-finals of Australian Open
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Britain's Kyle Edmund reaches quarter-finals of Australian Open

A quarter-final against Grigor Dimitrov awaits for Edmund . It's certainly my best result at a slam. Also, hard work paying off. And before that, lest we forget, he has Edmund, who has taken him to the lim...More..

Minnesota Vikings vs. Philadelphia Eagles Expert Picks and Odds
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

Minnesota Vikings vs. Philadelphia Eagles Expert Picks and Odds

The Eagles are 3½-point underdogs to the Vikings , who are seeking to become the first dome team to win a conference championship playing a road game outdoors. "For us, that was a mistake on his part and goo...More..

Joe Root hands England 2-0 lead over Australia in ODI series
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

Joe Root hands England 2-0 lead over Australia in ODI series

Role clarity in the batting order seems a particularly urgent issue for a team where playing for one's place is in apparent vogue. Smith, whose side must win each of the remaining games to follow up their Ash...More..

Titans Hire Mike Vrabel for Head Coaching Job
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

Titans Hire Mike Vrabel for Head Coaching Job

Vrabel played in Pittsburgh until 2000, when he signed with New England. He started coaching in 2011 at his alma mater, Ohio State . The absence of some top players on that side of the ball played a role in ...More..

Marta Kostyuk: 'I got a free one-hour lesson from Elina Svitolina'
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

Marta Kostyuk: 'I got a free one-hour lesson from Elina Svitolina'

The Ukrainian conceded only her second set in seven matches this year but ultimately found a way past her Czech opponent 4-6, 6-2, 6-1 as the temperatures soared on Rod Laver Arena . World No 59 Siniakova, who...More..

Oriol Mena breaks into top 10 in overall rankings
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

Oriol Mena breaks into top 10 in overall rankings

Austrian motorcyclist Matthias Walkner ( KTM ) has said that he is concentrating on avoiding mistakes as he edges closer to becoming the first competitor from his country to win the Dakar Rally. Al-Attiyah ...More..

Angelique Kerber Is Learning How to Win Again
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

Angelique Kerber Is Learning How to Win Again

This win kept Kerber as a major title contender in this edition of the tournament. Kerber, who plummeted down the rankings past year after finishing the previous campaign at number one, broke Sharapova's se...More..

American Madison Keys reaches fourth round of Australian Open
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

American Madison Keys reaches fourth round of Australian Open

Halep served for the match four times in the final set that lasted 2 hours, 22 minutes. "It was definitely a very tough match ", Halep said. "I've never played a third set so long. It's, beyond any doubt...More..

UFC president Dana White sounds off on McGregor, Mayweather, Rousey
by | Saturday, January 20, 2018

UFC president Dana White sounds off on McGregor, Mayweather, Rousey

White said later of Ferguson-Nurmagomedov: "No, it's undisputed, I said it would be". The report stated that Notorious would be stripped of his Lightweight title this weekend due to inactivity in the division...More..

Tom Brady's Hand Injury Throws Bettors for a Loop
by | Saturday, January 20, 2018

Tom Brady's Hand Injury Throws Bettors for a Loop

Shortly after Felger revealed his scoop, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo added some context. When asked why he was wearing gloves to the press conference, Brady responded: 'I've worn them before'. The Eagles ra...More..