Taylor, 57 and universally seen as the greatest darts player in history, was looking to bow out with a 17th-world title, having reached his 21st world final overall, but even he could not cope with Cross' impressive scoring and finishing. I tried my best and I'm so pleased that's it for me because I just haven't got the energy to beat him any more". From there, the damage was done and, despite a wobble in the eighth set, Cross held firm to win his first world crown and bring the curtain down ...
Also, reserve DT Jay Bromley left the game with an ankle injury and did not return. He has two years remaining on his contract but was benched earlier this season. "Well, it was for him". "The bottom line is, I'm an inveterate film watcher", Gettleman said. "Because, you know, it's a memory". "Obviously there are a lot of changes coming this way, but I could not be more happy for the players and the coaches".
Arsenal have not received a formal offer for Alexis Sanchez or Mesut Ozil since the transfer window opened, according to Arsene Wenger . Arsenal were left frustrated by a contentious late penalty in the 1-1 draw against West Brom , but Hector Bellerin was keen to show the side remains fully supportive of Alexis Sanchez.
He said despite some lingering problems with his hip, his body was feeling much better than at the same stage past year. The 30-year-old British player plans to stay in Brisbane to continue preparations for the Australian Open , which starts January 15 in Melbourne and where he has been runner-up five times.
While he is obviously not distracted by the nearly incessant speculation around his future on Merseyside, Coutinho is a sought-after player and another move by Barca will surely at the very least turn his head. Key Liverpool duo Mohammed Salah and Philippe Coutinho are both doubts for Friday's Merseyside Derby according to Jurgen Klopp . "But somebody told me and I thought 'wow!" The Reds will be hoping that this is yet more speculation and nothing more , but with a whole month of ...
DeRozan eclipsed marks set by Terrence Ross (2014) and Vince Carter (2000), making 17 of his 29 field goals to lead the way in the overtime thriller. Andrew Wiggins scored 21 points and grabbed a season-high nine rebounds. The Lakers have now lost seven straight and have the worst record in the West-and the second worst in the League.
Manchester United's faltering pursuit of runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City hit another bump in the road on Saturday as they were held to a goalless draw by Southampton. The Belgian required a neck brace and an oxygen mask after the collision and is also likely to miss Friday's FA Cup third round tie with Derby County.
The first 10 minutes were full of Leicester pressure, with Slimani the target man up front looking to get on the end of crosses from the likes of Marc Albrighton , Christian Fuchs, and Mahrez. "It will be important to keep the maximum of our players". "It was very hard for him, for a player with a good match fitness but without the possibility to show his quality, but now it is finished, it is behind him and he is looking forward", the Frenchman added.
Luc Mbah a Moute is recovering from a dislocated shoulder and will miss a couple more weeks. But when the fourth started Houston had closed the gap down to 11-points, 101-90. Harden matched his season low of 20 points against the Wizards but bounced back Sunday before the injury, giving him at least 20 points in every game this season.
With the new year 2018 having dawned, fans still not are hopeful that the Red Devils will be able to get a win after a long time as they take on Everton in an away game on Monday January 1. "The boys are trying", the manager said. "We have lots of problems in the team". He is running for many many months and in a period where what he needs is to play and to have minutes, we lose him for a month.
Jesus faces up to two months out with suspected knee ligament damage, while De Bruyne's injury, not believed to be as serious as his teammate's, will nearly certainly force the Belgian to miss the Watford game. Manchester City's winning run ended at Crystal Palace on New Year's Eve, but more worryingly for Pep Guardiola was the sight of two of his star players in agony at Selhurst Park during the 0-0 draw.
The United States women's hockey team will be led by captain Meghan Duggan, one of six two-time silver medalists, on a roster that features four other silver medalists from 2014. Five players now in Switzerland's National League made the team, including defenseman Bobby Sanguinetti and forwards Mark Arcobello, Broc Little, Garrett Roe and Slater.
Buffalo (9-7) will travel to Jacksonville next weekend in a wild-card game. After winning that game, it was up to another team to pull through with a victory, securing the Bills' spot in the playoffs. -The Dolphins finally got on the board with 2:30 left in the third quarter when Cody Parkey hit from 36 yards out to make it a 19-3 game. Poyer did not.
Guice found a crease and ran 31 yards on first down to give the Tigers breathing room, but Etling's third-down pass was off the mark and Zach Von Rosenberg entered to punt. LSU's answer to the Notre Dame score started with a 26-yard pass to Moreau for a first down at the Notre Dame 43. He was ruled down upon hopping on the lose pigskin at the Auburn 49, but replays showed Davis possessed the ball while still live with an ocean of green turf the only thing between he and the end zone.
Stoke are not in the Premier League's relegation zone, but sitting in 16th spot, the Potters are only two points from the drop zone. "I'm a confidence player, and you need that confidence to go into games and do what you want to do". We take the TV money and the pound of flesh, and this is when we have to pay it back, I suppose. "We're not a group of people that this situation sits comfortable with so we'll get on with addressing it and making sure we turn it around".
Demovsky reports that additional changes to Mike McCarthy's staff are expected. Green Bay will take on the rival Detroit Lions on Sunday. He was twice a head coach - both with expansion teams (the Carolina Panthers in 1995-98, and the Houston Texans in 2001-2005) - and was sacked from both jobs.
Cleveland coach Ty Lue told reporters Monday that Thomas will make his season debut for the Cavaliers Tuesday night against Portland, with a strict minutes restriction. It seems like Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Isaiah Thomas' long-awaited debut has finally come. How many games will Thomas play in? When looking at the schedule, with a home game against Portland followed by a road game in Boston, where he was traded away from, many circled that date in the TD Garden as a ...
MI kicker Quinn Nordin hit the field goal to give the Wolverines a 9-3 lead against SC late in the second quarter of the Outback Bowl . The Wolverines, who are a 7.5-point favorite, are 5-6-1 against the spread while the Cardinal are 7-4-1 against the spread.
They are also expected to request permission to interview Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz, among others. While some of this can be attributed to having Tom Brady as a quarterback, McDaniels showed that his offense can be successfully run by lesser quarterbacks, such as Jacoby Brissett and Jimmy Garappolo.
Arians was 60 when the Cards hired him for his first-ever National Football League head coaching job after 20 years as an National Football League assistant, and he took advantage. "It's really hard to walk away from this", Arians said Sunday. Arians has battled health issues in recent years, and with the Cardinals facing the possibility of big changes on the roster this offseason a rebuild probably doesn't suit him.
Sources close to the player claim that Ronaldo's relationship with Perez is as bad as it has ever been. He was signed from Sporting Lisbon as a fresh-faced teenager in 2004 and quickly developed into one of the deadliest forwards on the planet.
The German boss made a host of changes on a miserable day in East Lancashire - but Klavan's last-gasp victor made it four wins out of five in the Premier League. However, Liverpool scored with the seconds ticking away when Oxlade-Chamberlain's free-kick was headed back across goal by Dejan Lovren to leave centre-back partner Klavan with the simplest of headers from a few yards out.
The Chicago Bears hoped John Fox would be a transformative hire for a franchise looking to make its first playoff appearance since 2010, but the team reportedly made a decision to part ways with its head coach on Monday after the team went 5-11, the team announced on Monday.
Gruden will be tempted to accept it, according to sources , but would prefer not to make any decisions until the regular season finishes Sunday and the Raiders make a final determination on their current head coach, Jack Del Rio , who signed a contract extension last summer.
Officers arrived at the scene and entered the kitchen but were attacked by the furious animal. A NY police officer got an unexpected welcome while responding to a call about a squirrel in a suburban kitchen. According to police, the squirrel was eventually captured and released without injury. It seems like this squirrel started his New Year party early this year.
It was an emotional win for the Bengals (6-10) and head coach Marvin Lewis , who might not return after 15 seasons. Jim Owczarski of the Cincinnati Enquirer noted Lewis said the situation was " more complicated" than team owner Mike Brown asking him to stay after the team's 7-9 campaign, though.
Overall this season, the 24-year-old has registered 1,012 yards and eight scores on the ground, although he is averaging just 3.8 yards per carry. Fortunately for Gordon and the Chargers, Allen was Johnny on the spot. Four plays later, Tavecchio broke the tie with a 40-yard field goal. According to OddsShark , the Chargers will be laying 6.5 points to the visiting Raiders.
His case was handed over to the Criminal Prosecution Service by Avon and Somerset Police in late November. Although the all-rounder was named provisionally in the squad, he will not fly to Australia with the rest of the one-day specialists next week for the start of the five-match series on January 14.
With Kansas City already locked into the fourth seed in the AFC playoffs, the Chiefs had little to play for on this last Sunday in December. Anderson's journey toward 1,000 rushing yards. Yet Kansas City's Patrick Mahomes was 22-of-35 for 281 yards and one interception. CB Phillip Gaines was knocked out with an elbow injury just before halftime.
Landry got tossed out so he took the ball home with him. The Buffalo star was seen punching the ground in pain after being tackled during the third quarter of today's game against the Miami Dolphins . He left the game and returned briefly, but was ultimately replaced by Seantrel Henderson . Drake was tangled up with a Bills player during the melee and wound up throwing his opponent's helmet across the field.