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Sports Serena Williams named AP's Female Athlete of the Year for 5th time
Author: 0 Serena Williams named AP's Female Athlete of the Year for 5th time

Williams once again finished in second to close the year, this time losing to Naomi Osaka at the U.S. Open. At Wimbledon this past year, Williams faced off against German tennis star Angelique Kerber in the finals. That followed four surgeries she needed after developing blood clots following the birth of her daughter on September 1, 2017. Even though she lost in both competitions, her emphatic return to the court reminded fans and critics alike that her perseverance is worthy of ...

Sports Alabama Star Had an Opinion on Kyler Murray, Until He Didn’t
Author: 0 Alabama Star Had an Opinion on Kyler Murray, Until He Didn’t

From there, it's still a mystery. Murray is already bonafide superstar who has quarterbacked his team to the College Football Playoff , so he may not have the same mentality as other minor leaguers. "I think the playoff ... continues to expand to minimize the importance of those games, maybe to the point where those games won't even exist", Saban said, according to ESPN.

Sports Matthews, MacKinnon, McDavid, Ovechkin voted 2019 NHL All-Star Game captains
Author: 0 Matthews, MacKinnon, McDavid, Ovechkin voted 2019 NHL All-Star Game captains

The four divisional captains have been selected for the 2019 NHL-All Star Game. Remaining players for the event will be named by the NHL Hockey Operations department. There will undoubtedly be plenty of fans and players disappointed over perceived snubs as the All-Star rosters are announced in the coming weeks. The all-star game will feature rosters representing each of the four divisions.

Sports Belk Bowl prediction: Perkins, Virginia to upset SC
Author: 0 Belk Bowl prediction: Perkins, Virginia to upset SC

The South Carolina Gamecocks finished their season with an overall record of 7-5 and will be going to their 3rd straight bowl game under Will Muschamp. Both teams were 7-5 overall and 4-4 in conference play, both teams are in their third season under their current head coach and both teams should see strong representation in the stadium with a manageable drive from campus to the Charlotte area.

Sports Ozil left in London as Arsenal prepare for Liverpool clash
Author: 0 Ozil left in London as Arsenal prepare for Liverpool clash

A victory today will see Liverpool take 88 points from 37 league fixtures in 2018, which at 2.38 would be their best ever points-per-game ratio in a calendar year in their history. "We spoke previous year that every time you have to win is easy, it's you that says that". Our fortune and our comeback will not come by itself, it will come from something we do and that is what I will try'.

Sports Rockets star James Harden throws nasty between the legs pass vs. Thunder
Author: 0 Rockets star James Harden throws nasty between the legs pass vs. Thunder

James, like I said, is up to another level that I don't know maybe he's been there before. Westbrook narrowly missed a triple-double with 21 points, nine assists and nine rebounds, while Paul George had 28 points and 14 rebounds. Eric Gordon had a layup seconds later to push the lead to 7. Add a few more minutes and it's highly feasible the Thunder walk away with the "W", but it was not to be.

Sports Justin Herbert Staying At Oregon For Senior Season
Author: 0 Justin Herbert Staying At Oregon For Senior Season

OR plays Michigan State on Monday."As we prepare for our bowl game, I would like to ensure that there are no distractions outside of this game", Herbert said in a statement. Most will argue that the Jags have free agency and could go with a quarterback later in the draft, however, history says they're more likely to find an answer in round-one than anywhere else.

Sports Cavs signing Warriors free agent McCaw to offer sheet
Author: 0 Cavs signing Warriors free agent McCaw to offer sheet

Golden State was awaiting the electronic arrival of a signed offer sheet before it finalizes its decision on whether it'll match Cleveland's offer and retain McCaw, the source said. In two seasons with the Warriors, McCaw, who played his college ball at UNLV, averaged four points per game while playing 16 minutes off the bench a night.

Sports Packers interview Caldwell, Pagano for head coaching vacancy
Author: 0 Packers interview Caldwell, Pagano for head coaching vacancy

Hawk. Although Caldwell has been out of the NFL this year, he's a veteran coach who has extensive experience in the league. Separate reports tonight say that the Green Bay Packers have interviewed two former Indianapolis Colts head coaches, Jim Caldwell and Chuck Pagano, for their head coaching vacancy.

Sports Matt Nagy: Bears not in position to rest starters in Week 17
Author: 0 Matt Nagy: Bears not in position to rest starters in Week 17

Nagy has pointed to the win over the Vikings in a game that was flexed into the national TV primetime spotlight as the turning point of the Bears season. "Regardless of who is in the game, we're going to win the game". Join Vikings.com Team Reporter Eric Smith for a Vikings Live Chat to discuss Sunday's game against Detroit and all the playoff scenarios heading into Week 17.

Sports Ramsey agrees Juventus deal
Author: 0 Ramsey agrees Juventus deal

Ramsey is not lacking in potential suitors, though - according to FourFourTwo , Paris Saint-Germain are also interested in securing his signature in the January transfer window. The Welshman has been with the club since 2008 and made over 300 appearances for the club over the past 10 years. A move to Juventus would surely see Ramsey add to his list of team honours.

Sports Giannis Antetokounmpo named Eastern Conference Player of the Week
Author: 0 Giannis Antetokounmpo named Eastern Conference Player of the Week

That's the Knicks' benchmark. GIANNIS Antetokounmpo gave Milwaukee fans the ideal Christmas present by stuffing the stat sheet in a stunning performance against the New York Knicks . It was reminiscent an episode almost three weeks prior: Antetokounmpo lying prone on the Garden court and being stepped over by the Knicks' Mario Hezonja following an emphatic dunk .

Sports Jasprit Bumrah breaks 39-year-old record with six-for at MCG
Author: 0 Jasprit Bumrah breaks 39-year-old record with six-for at MCG

This spell from Bumrah is now the best by any Indian at the MCG (6/33). This was after Bumrah's outstanding effort handed India a 292-run lead. On a Melbourne Cricket Ground pitch that was offering variable bounce, Australia lost 10 first-innings wickets and India reached 54-5 at stumps on Friday.

Sports Spurs Star Extends Contract But Can Leave For £25million
Author: 0 Spurs Star Extends Contract But Can Leave For £25million

The 29-year-old would have been a free agent at the end of the season and therefore able to discuss a pre-contract agreement with European clubs outside of England when the transfer window re-opens next month. "But that is a very good signal, that all the players want to be involved". But Pochettino says any incomings might have to be preceded by outgoings.

Sports LeBron James injury: Lakers star gets MRI results, won't play vs. Kings
Author: 0 LeBron James injury: Lakers star gets MRI results, won't play vs. Kings

James exited the game after slipping midway through the third quarter, doubling over and grabbing his groin shortly thereafter. James has never had this severe of a groin injury in the past. James has played in every game so far this season. The 33-year old superstar is now averaging 27.3 points, 8.3 rebounds and 7.1 assists in his first season with the Lakers.

Sports Nani doesn't think Modric deserved the Ballon d'Or
Author: 0 Nani doesn't think Modric deserved the Ballon d'Or

Modric beat Cristiano Ronaldo and Antoinne Griezmann to clinch this year's edition of the award as Messi finished fifth on the list. In a wide-ranging interview with Marca , Messi spoke highly of Pep and while admitting a reunion would be "complicated", he would like the chance to work with the Catalan tactician once more.

Sports Manuel Pellegrini holding everyone to the same standards at West Ham
Author: 0 Manuel Pellegrini holding everyone to the same standards at West Ham

The 30-year-old certainly seems to enjoy playing against West Ham. Hornets skipper Deeney gave his side the lead when he slammed home a first-half penalty before charging towards the corner of the pitch. However, Hammers boss Manuel Pellegrini insists he has held Snodgrass to the same standard as everyone else. "It's back to the drawing board and we've got to come back from what is obviously a bad result".

Sports South Africa vs Pakistan
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Top scorer Themba Bavuma (38 not out) and nightwatchman Steyn (13 not out) will resume on day two with the hosts still trailing by 54 runs. Only Babar Azam provided any resistance for Pakistan with 71. He has played just four tests in the last two years. Dale Steyn statistically became South Africa's greatest bowler on Wednesday when he climbed top of the country's leading Test wicket-takers list.

Sports Severe weather forces cancellation of First Responder Bowl game
Author: 0 Severe weather forces cancellation of First Responder Bowl game

It has officially been ruled a no-contest. Voting in favor of squandering taxpayer money on the game were Rick Callahan, Tennell Atkins, Mayor Mike Rawlings, Adam McGough, Casey Thomas, Jennifer Staubach Gates, and Mark Clayton. The First Responders Bowl at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas was delayed due to lightning in the area not long after Boston College took a 7-0 lead on the Broncos in the first quarter, the teams only played about ten minutes of the game.

Sports Clemson's Lawrence among 3 Tigers to fail drug tests
Author: 0 Clemson's Lawrence among 3 Tigers to fail drug tests

According to the U.S. Anit-Doping Agency, Ostarine is defined as a Selective Androgen Receptor Modulator (SARM) that is not approved for human use or consumption in the United States or any other countries. "I would bet he's a little bit upset because he's such a team guy and doesn't want any attention on him or anything taken away from the team", wide receiver Miles Boykin said.

Author: 0 Weather Cancels Boise State's First Responder Bowl Vs. Boston College

Lightning in the area caused the game to be delayed, and after a waiting period of almost 90 minutes, officials got together and made a decision to cancel the game after peering at the local forecast . Usually the weather plays out to play the game. "It's not what anybody wanted, but at the same time you can not control it". The game was canceled.

Sports Rockets' Chris Paul leaves game with hamstring injury, will not return
Author: 0 Rockets' Chris Paul leaves game with hamstring injury, will not return

Paul suffered a right hamstring strain in the playoffs last season, missing Games 6 and 7 of the Western Conference finals - both losses - against the Golden State Warriors . The 33-year-old headed straight into the locker room and did not return to the court. And the combined winning percentage of their next nine opponents is.601 - so being without Paul for a while would obviously make this looming stretch even more daunting for a Rockets team that has been decidedly up and down this season.

Sports Leicester vs. Manchester City live stream
Author: 0 Leicester vs. Manchester City live stream

That is what I am concerned about right now: what I have to do to help them come back, to [get them] playing the way they want to play, to move something and try to win again. The City boss ignored questions about next week's six-pointer against Liverpool , insisting they first had to beat Southampton at the weekend. Leicester City manager Claude Puel has admitted the Foxes' recent meeting with Manchester City in the EFL Cup is giving him encouragement ahead of today's clash with the ...

Sports Jyoti Randhawa arrested on poaching charges in Uttar Pradesh
Author: 0 Jyoti Randhawa arrested on poaching charges in Uttar Pradesh

As per preliminary information received by the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau, Randhawa, an worldwide golfer and national shooter, and Mahesh Virajdar were arrested in a poaching case in Motipur Range of Katerniaghat. On Tuesday morning, he was intercepted inside the forest. Randhawa, 46, the ex-husband Bollywood actor Chantrangada Singh, has been among top 100 golfers the Official World Golf Ranking several times between 2004 and 2009.