Sports

Sports Pressure will determine whether Djokovic is back - Wilander
Author: 0 Pressure will determine whether Djokovic is back - Wilander

Del Potro, in his first appearance in Melbourne for four years after wrist injuries, will face Czech veteran Tomas Berdych in the third round. "You would think maybe, because ( Djokovic ) hasn't played matches, at some point he would lack some confidence in a close match or a close set", Wilander said .

Sports Tom Brady Injury Report: Someone Bumped Into His Throwing Hand
Author: 0 Tom Brady Injury Report: Someone Bumped Into His Throwing Hand

That could be a smart decision to protect that player from any fan and media backlash, but it's also worth noting that if Brady's injury wasn't a big deal, then there would be no harm in naming that player. And like a true Patriot , Hoyer was determined not to play along. Brady was present for stretching. Two seasons ago, Jackson was part of a Denver Broncos defense that battered Brady , hitting him a staggering 17 times and sending him home with a 20-18 loss in the AFC final.

Sports MS Dhoni sees a silver lining in the performance of Indian bowlers
Author: 0 MS Dhoni sees a silver lining in the performance of Indian bowlers

Needing 287 to win in the final innings at the SuperSport Park, Indian batsmen showed no resistance and folded on 151 and lost the match by 135 runs as South Africa took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series . The team was suspended in the wake of the 2013 spot-fixing scam but will be back on the field this year. "I never thought of playing for any other franchise other than CSK".

Sports India vs Zimbabwe: Prithvi Shaw And Co Look to Continue Winning Momentum
Author: 0 India vs Zimbabwe: Prithvi Shaw And Co Look to Continue Winning Momentum

In a one-sided affair, Aussies scored 371 with McSweeney making 151 runs. Batting first, Australia scored 370/8 in 50 overs. India began their chase on a brisk note with both the openers scoring at will. The England team of 2008 is the other side which has recorded successive 10-wicket wins in the tournament. Shivam Mavi and Riyan Parag also got one wicket each in the match.

Author: 0 Mourinho 'doesn't see many left-backs better than Shaw'

Jose Mourinho has cooled talk suggesting Manchester United are looking to recruit a left-back but praising Luke Shaw's improvement. But Mourinho, who has been linked with a move for Tottenham's Danny Rose , says the England worldwide is in such good form that there are few better in his position.

Sports Chennai Super Kings ropes in Lakshmipathy Balaji as bowling coach
Author: 0 Chennai Super Kings ropes in Lakshmipathy Balaji as bowling coach

If CSK manage to get Ashwin back in the team, the nucleus of the team will be back. Who we will get in the auction...that becomes slightly tough to say as of now. The fans over here ( Chennai ) have literally adopted me, they accept me as their own. We have to buy him in the auction. There can't be a bigger compliment than that.

Sports Antonio Conte essential of VAR as Chelsea see off…
Author: 0 Antonio Conte essential of VAR as Chelsea see off…

At the DW Stadium, third-tier Wigan, who won the FA Cup in 2013, brushed aside under-strength Bournemouth in their third round replay. While Pedro was guilty of an obvious dive in the second half, and could have no complaints about his subsequent red for bringing down Wes Hoolahan, the other decisions were not so clear cut.

Sports Pharrell, NERD, Kevin Hart & Fergie Lead The Way For NBA All-Star Game
Author: 0 Pharrell, NERD, Kevin Hart & Fergie Lead The Way For NBA All-Star Game

After the All-Star Celebrity Game, fans can stick around for the Mountain Dew Kickstart Rising Stars Game at 6 p.m.in the Verizon Up Arena to watch the league's top first and second-year players compete. Comedian Kevin Hart will headline the player introductions, with Pharrell Williams' N.E.R.D set to perform at halftime. Rather than having the teams split up into an Eastern and Western Conference teams, the division of players will be more like a game of pickup basketball.

Sports Sharapova staying grounded after routine win
Author: 0 Sharapova staying grounded after routine win

Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia, the 14th seed, awaits for Sharapova in round two after she beat Uzebkistan-born American Varvara Lepchenko 3-6, 6-3, 6-2. U.S. Open runner-up Madison Keys has moved into the second round with a 6-1, 7-5 win over China's Wang Qiang. On the men's side, No. 13 Sam Querrey restored some order for the US with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 win over Feliciano Lopez .

Sports Eagles' Jake Elliott projected for minimal action in NFC Championship Game
Author: 0 Eagles' Jake Elliott projected for minimal action in NFC Championship Game

Granted, that's a less destructive mind-set than planning to pay for the trip with the money you plan to win on a four-figure wager on the Birds plus-3. The Eagles were coming off a dramatic victory (fourth-and-26) against an MVP-caliber quarterback (Brett Favre), and the Panthers had just notched an emotional win over their own.

Sports Simon Mignolet considering Liverpool future
Author: 0 Simon Mignolet considering Liverpool future

Liverpool fans have been one of the most vocal admirers of Roberto Firmino along the years as the Brazilian has gone on to establish himself as one of the fan favorites at Ainfield. "I have been in such situations before and have always come out stronger", Mignolet said. "I have to think about my future and the World Cup is coming".

Author: 0 Wenger: Alexis loss won't hurt Arsenal as much as Van Persie exit

Still, the French boss does not think Arsenal fans will feel the same anger over the move that they felt when Van Persie left for the Red Devils. "We want him to stay", he said. " Arsene Wenger really isn't that type to give him a rocket so I don't think that's helped him and it has not helped the team. When you get them there and, after they leave, that is the most painful".

Sports USA Gymnastics ends agreement to train at Karolyi Ranch
Author: 0 USA Gymnastics ends agreement to train at Karolyi Ranch

Larry Nassar sits in court during a sentencing hearing January 18 during the third day of victim impact statements in Lansing , Mich. In a statement to USA TODAY Sports , USA Gymnastics on Tuesday announced it will not seek any money from Maroney if she speaks out regarding her alleged abuse by former team doctor Larry Nassar .

Sports Cavs Hold Off Magic Rally, Snap Skid at Four
Author: 0 Cavs Hold Off Magic Rally, Snap Skid at Four

Love finished with 12 points on 3-of-10 shooting with 11 rebounds and 2 assists. That inadvertent whistle resulted in a jump ball at midcourt, basically ending the game and averting what would have been a awful Cleveland loss. Derrick Rose , playing in his first game since November 7, scored nine off the bench. Payton scored 19 and Gordon 17 for Orlando, which didn't get any breaks down the stretch.

Sports Baker Mayfield makes Dolphins overture on Instagram, backtracks on Twitter
Author: 0 Baker Mayfield makes Dolphins overture on Instagram, backtracks on Twitter

Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield has been named the 2017 Manning Award victor after a season in which he passed for 4,627 yards and 43 touchdowns. They do, though, want to draft a quarterback this spring, according to the Miami Herald . The 2018 NFL Draft is still a few months away, but former Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield is expected to be a high first-round pick. "The Dolphins want to draft a quarterback in April".

Sports Goretzka's Bayern move good for Bundesliga, suggests Rummenigge
Author: 0 Goretzka's Bayern move good for Bundesliga, suggests Rummenigge

The talented 22-year-old has repeatedly been linked with a switch to Bayern since entering the final year of his Schalke contract. Leon Goretzka is a highly rated German worldwide now playing for Schalke. We're losing a very, very good player. "We noted that with regret". We did al we could to keep him at Schalke. In [the] summer, he and his agent reached an agreement, but he wanted time to develop.

Sports Bull's Dunn Goes Face-First Into Floor After Dunk
Author: 0 Bull's Dunn Goes Face-First Into Floor After Dunk

The Bulls star did not have the time to brace his fall, so his face took the brunt of the damage. After stealing the ball from Klay Thompson and flushing a fast break dunk with 2:55 left in regulation, Dunn fell face first onto the hardwood.

Sports Episode Four of UFC 220 Embedded Online
Author: 0 Episode Four of UFC 220 Embedded Online

Jones took the test on his own free will on December 7 at the PGP Polygraph & Interviewing Service in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The UFC and USADA did not ask the former UFC light heavyweight champion to conduct the test so it's unknown if the results would impact USADA's open investigation.

Sports NFL fared: Keenum leads Vikings to NFC title game
Author: 0 NFL fared: Keenum leads Vikings to NFC title game

Stopping him will be the job of Eagles left offensive tackle Halapoulivaati Vaitai, a second-year blocker whose parents were from Tonga. He's really competitive. Le'Veon Bell rushed more than 300 times this season, while six players did it in 2007 and nine had plus-300 runs in 2002. "There's always good and always bad in some of the games, but we made some critical errors in that game that could have gotten us beat".

Sports Huskers dominate No. 23 MI in 72-52 blowout
Author: 0 Huskers dominate No. 23 MI in 72-52 blowout

The Wolverines had come in 8-0 against the Huskers since Nebraska joined the Big Ten in 2011-12, and they had won 10 straight in the series. The margin grew as big as 21 points at 63-42 with 4:57 to play after five straight points from guard James Palmer , who led NU with 19 points.

Sports Blow for Liverpool as Leon Goretzka joins Bayern Munich
Author: 0 Blow for Liverpool as Leon Goretzka joins Bayern Munich

And, according to The Mirror , Pep Guardiola could be interested in prising him away from under the nose of Juve, whose general director has recently vowed they would "try all they can" to bring him to the San Siro. Bayern chief, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, has confirmed the club were keen to bring in the German global. He wanted more time to see the sporting development.

Sports LaVar Ball Plans to Start Basketball League for High School Graduates
Author: 0 LaVar Ball Plans to Start Basketball League for High School Graduates

Ball says he is now searching for "nationally ranked high school seniors" who "intend to pursue the sport professionally". Ball's Junior Basketball Association , which he says is fully funded by his Big Baller Brand, plans to pay the lowest-ranked player a salary of $3,000 a month and the best player $10,000 a month, Ball said .

Sports Cowboys owner Jones still 'feels good' about coach Garrett
Author: 0 Cowboys owner Jones still 'feels good' about coach Garrett

It was the fifth home loss for Dallas in 2017. With Seattle trailing 6-0 in the second-quarter, Russell Wilson threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Jimmy Graham . 6 seed, the Atlanta Falcons earlier this year. Although it is understandable any quarterback would prefer to play in NY for a relevant team than in Cleveland for a team that can't get out of its own way, the strategy is impractical.

Sports Government shutdown looms with no DACA deal in sight
Author: 0 Government shutdown looms with no DACA deal in sight

To qualify for DACA, created in 2012, DREAMers had to undergo a thorough background check, prove they arrived in the US before their 16th birthday, were younger than 30, were attending school or in the military, and had not committed a felony or serious misdemeanor.

Sports Samsung Reveals Special Edition Galaxy Note 8 for the 2018 Olympic Games
Author: 0 Samsung Reveals Special Edition Galaxy Note 8 for the 2018 Olympic Games

Presented a few days ago at CES in Las Vegas, the Galaxy A8 is the first smartphone in Samsung's Galaxy A range to get an edge-to-edge display , a dual front camera and support for the Gear VR headset. A Snapdragon 835 SoC or an Exynos 8895 SoC powers the phone, which is backed up by 6GB RAM and 64GB/128GB or 256GB internal storage options. There is an 8-megapixel selfie camera with autofocus and wider f/1.7 aperture.

Sports Day 5 Snapshot from the Australian Open
Author: 0 Day 5 Snapshot from the Australian Open

Her first set performance against Siniakova clearly sounded a warning to Svitolina about letting any kind of complacency creep into her head as she earned six break points but failed to convert a single one of them. In the fourth round of the first of the four Grand Slam tennis events of the year, Svitolina will take on world No. 130 Denisa Allertova of the Czech Republic, who beat Pole Magda Linette 6-1, 6-4.

Sports Odds tumble on Arsene Wenger to make Arsenal exit
Author: 0 Odds tumble on Arsene Wenger to make Arsenal exit

Spurs and Arsenal have both been touted as possible destinations for the player who only joined Bordeaux in the summer, while Manchester United have also expressed an interest. " Alexis Sanchez , meanwhile, did not make the trip with the squad with Wenger confirming: "[He's] half in half out, you never know this kind of situation during the transfer period.

Author: 0 Ivana Trump: Donald Trump a 'stable genius,' 'definitely not racist'

And elect a Congress with the courage to censure a president when he makes blatantly racists comments. The debate continued to play out Tuesday as Washington was gripped with uncertainty over whether the government would shut down at midnight Friday, when temporary government funding is set to run out, in the absence of a deal on immigration and other matters.