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by | January 11, 2019 | 03:39

I could live happily ever after on 99. Murray said the Australian Open, where had been a finalist five times could be his final tournament. "I like to play attacking tennis, so I've come full circle". Kyle Edmund , back at the scene of his semi-final appearance 12 months ago, was also given a hard opener at the year's first grand slam against former top-10 stalwart Tomas Berdych, who is unseeded following injury.

by | January 10, 2019 | 16:12

Higuain excelled under Sarri during his time at Napoli , scoring 38 goals in his final season before making a big money move to rivals Juve. Morata - who has netted only 16 goals in 47 league appearances since his £60m switch from Real Madrid in 2017 - is linked with a move to Spain with Sevilla apparently keen on the former Real Madrid forward.

by | January 10, 2019 | 15:55

He is set to become the first Jets head coach with previous National Football League head-coaching experience since Bill Parcells was hired by the franchise in 1997. The 40-year-old led the Dolphins to a 7-9 record last season and has a 23-25 overall record as head coach with the team. He previously worked with Peyton Manning.

by | January 10, 2019 | 14:58

There was optimism that James avoided serious injury, though that was later followed by a report that suggested the Lakers expected to be without him for a decent number of games. He was able to resume shooting during practice Tuesday. "I think the value of these two players will be at the highest when everybody is back", Sliwa said on the Lakers Nation Podcast.

by | January 10, 2019 | 12:40

He started the final round with a three-shot lead and closed with a bogey-free 68. Woodland started the day with a three-shot lead but missed a 10-foot birdie putt on the 18th which would have forced a playoff. But it wasn't until he reached his second shot at the par-5 ninth hole that he started to consider his title chances. I had killed the par 5s all week this week, which is what you've got to do out here.

by | January 10, 2019 | 08:24

So are the Aussies in crisis? India came here late past year as the world's top-ranked Test nation. "The fact that the reward has come in the most historic series for Indian cricket is the cherry on top of the cake". "Don't think we can look to England just yet, need to play Sri Lanka first, and that will be another tough series, but there are some positives in getting these guys some experience against an absolute high-quality attack".

by | January 10, 2019 | 06:30

Roger Federer , who won the Hopman Cup earlier this month alongside Belinda Bencic, is looking in prime form ahead of the first slam of the year. "I love playing in Australia I love playing in Melbourne...there's so much that connects you tot the place - legends that I admire from the country the coaches that I've had..." Among the other Slams, Wimbledon will use final set tie-breaks at 12-12 starting from 2019, the US Open plays a traditional tie-break at 6-6 and the French Open does not ...

by | January 10, 2019 | 05:10

After the game, Burton boss Nigel Clough said he planned to have a glass of wine with City manager Pep Guardiola . Kyle McFadzean and Marvin Sordell are unlikely to be involved for the visitors on Wednesday night, while Stephen Quinn is also a major doubt after being taken off injured against Rochdale in the Brewers' last game.

by | January 10, 2019 | 03:42

That's why Matt Nagy chose to keep Fangio on his staff when he took over as head coach in January of 2018, and his defense this past season was at their best. Before the Bears, he served as defensive coordinator for the San Francisco 49ers from 2011 to 2014, he held the same title for the Houston Texans (2002-2005), Indianapolis Colts (1999-2001) and Carolina Panthers (1995-1998).

by | January 10, 2019 | 03:01

Chargers' star quarterback Philip Rivers isn't afraid, though. The argument can be made that the Chargers have the best defense in the playoffs at the moment, but the statistics in the past can't be taken for granted. The Chargers have been the better team for most of the 2018 season, but beating Tom Brady in the Divisional Round is nearly impossible, and the forecast looks like it could be in favor of the Patriots .

by | January 10, 2019 | 02:43

Kitchens and Mayfield formed a strong relationship during their time together, and Browns owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam along with general manager John Dorsey are counting on the pair taking Cleveland to new heights. After starting the season at 2-5-1, the Browns finished their year at 5-3 following the coaching change, matching their best win total in a decade.

by | January 10, 2019 | 02:01

But before Bowles had signed a new contract, there was word that Bears head coach Matt Nagy's long relationship - Nagy's father once coached Bowles - and the chance to work with the Bears' more talented personnel could re-route him to Chicago.

by | January 09, 2019 | 11:05

Timothy Weah , the 18-year-old USA forward with Paris Saint-Germain ( PSG ), has joined Scottish champions Celtic on a six-month loan deal, the Glasgow club announced on Monday. "Oli liked what Celtic had to offer and he has obviously got the opportunity to play on a great stage which should be of benefit to him". 'He has really good qualities technically, and tactically is always improving his game.

by | January 09, 2019 | 11:00

Mohamed Salah has been named the CAF African Footballer of the Year 2018 and written history after defending his title. Despite the efforts of Victor Moses, Etebo Oghenkaro, Wilfred Ndidi and Ahmed Musa last year, no Nigerian was deemed good enough for the African Best XI, but the Super Falcons got a consolation of sorts for the country as they were named the Women's National Team of the Year .

by | January 09, 2019 | 10:42

UFC superstar Conor McGregor revealed his "wish" for 2019 by making it known that he intends to fight kickboxing sensation Tenshin Nasukawa . The Irishman tweeted: "I wish to go to Tokyo to face Tenshin Nasukawa in a Mixed Martial Arts exhibition bout ".

by | January 09, 2019 | 09:46

Virat Kohli's men defeated hosts Australia 2-1 in the recently concluded four-match Test series. She seems to be more than elated for her hubby dearest and why not? In a tweet that Zinta has since deleted, she said, "Congratulations to the boys in blue for being the first Asian team to win a test match down under @cheteshwar1 take a bow#AUSvsIND #victory #ting #TeamIndia #IndianCricketTeam @BCCI".

by | January 09, 2019 | 09:29

James Harden has been on a tear since last 2-3 weeks and has been pouring in points effortlessly. "I had confidence it would go in". "I don't know where it ranks but I'm just happy to come away with the win", Harden said. I need it for sure", Harden told the Houston Chronicle . Harden also hit 3-pointers at the 3:52 and 2:02 marks of OT in a game featuring dazzling displays on both ends by some of the game's biggest stars.

by | January 09, 2019 | 09:08

Mistakes at work happen, but if you miss a field goal that ends your team's season, that apparently entitles sports fans around the country to suggest death threats on your home, family, and your life. A slow-motion replay tweeted by ESPN appears to show Hester's fingertips deflecting the kick. It looks like Hester tipping the ball sent it off course.

by | January 09, 2019 | 07:59

The world no. 5 and the 2nd seed Naomi Osaka had a chance to open her season with the final in Brisbane but she suffered a tough 6-2, 6-4 loss to Lesia Tsurenko in just 65 minutes. The 26-year-old has always been touted as a future victor of a Grand Slam, but despite a stint as world number one, her best result in a major was runner-up to Angelique Kerber at the 2016 US Open.

by | January 09, 2019 | 06:31

Japan's Naomi Osaka lamented her poor attitude following a straight sets thrashing by Lesia Tsurenko in the Brisbane International semifinals but the US Open victor said defeat came with a valuable lesson. Nishikori got a near three-year-old monkey off his back with the defeat of Russia's Daniil Medvedev at Pat Rafter Arena, the title snapping a run of nine finals losses since his last tour win in February 2016.

by | January 09, 2019 | 05:59

Asked if he was disappointed to lose Diaz, Guardiola said on Tuesday: "No". City remain challenging in four competitions, while rivals Liverpool are only battling for the Premier League and Champions League but Guardiola believes there can be advantages to having more games.

by | January 09, 2019 | 03:59

Hafley will work under Ohio State head coach Ryan Day, who was the 49ers quarterbacks coach in 2016. According to multiple reports including Rivals' Buckeye Grove , Schiano will not be back for the 2019 season with the Buckeyes. Whoever the 49ers hire as a secondary coach will have an extremely vital job in front of him. He was so close to being the team's coach that he was in the final stages of agreeing to the deal.

by | January 08, 2019 | 03:07

According to NFL Network, Kingsbury is still employed by USC. USC is reportedly blocking Kliff Kingsbury from interviewing with the Jets , but could Bill Belichick be Bill Belichick and swoop in to steal him? In his second stint with New England, he has been a popular head coaching candidate, though he hasn't landed anywhere.

by | January 08, 2019 | 02:46

Earlier at the eight-nation Hopman Cup spectators had been treated to the unique sight of Federer facing off on court against women's great Serena Williams in the mixed doubles as Switzerland took on the US. But the Swiss never gave up and forced a tie-break in the second. After the final point of the mixed doubles match, Sakkari, who pulled off a brilliant return of Federer's serve to seal the win, was excited.

by | January 08, 2019 | 01:43

He will be going on an official visit this weekend enrolling in classes, which start next week. The Telegraph has reached out to the University of Georgia and Ohio State for confirmation but have not received a response at this time. It's never easy to replace a coaching legend but Ohio State's Ryan Day is stepping into a good situation which appears to be getting even sweeter by the day.

by | January 08, 2019 | 01:34

The Chargers will now advance and take on the New England Patriots next Sunday. As M&T Bank Stadium grew uneasy throughout the game, fans rang out boos and chanted for John Harbaugh to put Joe Flacco in the game. Los Angeles finished the season with a 12-4 record and tied for first place with the division rival Chiefs. The trio of Bosa, Ingram, and Chris McCain, who is not on this year's team, combined for six tackles, a sack, and a quarterback hit.

by | January 08, 2019 | 01:12

The Reds, though, won 10 of their 17 league games after the turn of the year and have taken 54 points from a possible 60 this season to match City's haul of 88 in 2018 - City hold sway on goal difference by a margin of six. Manchester City have scored the most goals in the league so far this season. My assessment of the game was positive - not of the result but of the game.

by | January 08, 2019 | 01:14

Manchester City recorded their biggest FA Cup victory for 51 years, thrashing Championship side Rotherham United 7-0, but it was a day for the lesser lights, with bookmaker William Hill quoting odds of over 450,000-1 for Newport, Oldham and Barnet all to win.

by | January 08, 2019 | 01:02

Defending champion Julia Goerges is bidding to become just the third back-to-back ASB Classic victor in tournament history, following Patty Fendick (1988-89) and Eleni Daniilidou (2003-04). She's ranked 14th in the world. After winning the first five games in the decisive third set, Andreescu let Williams back in the match. "I guess Auckland just brings the best out of me", said Andreescu, who needed only 81 minutes to beat Su-Wei.

by | January 08, 2019 | 00:56

Cheteshwar Pujara has been adjudged the Player of the Series for his splendid 521 runs, which includes three tons at an average of 74. "We wanted to experiment with combinations and find out what suits the team best and take it forward from there", said coach Ravi Shastri.

by | January 07, 2019 | 08:59

Reports of the 28-year-old having already signed a pre-contract agreement with Juventus are premature and he has not yet carried out a medical. It's going to be unusual to see Aaron Ramsey out of an Arsenal shirt and it looks as if Juventus will be his next destination.

by | January 07, 2019 | 08:59

Premier League champions Manchester City are at home to Championship side Rotherham on Sunday. Mauricio Pochettino's side had a blip against Wolves but have scored 22 times in their last five games. At his young age, Rashford is already just three appearances from 150 senior team matches for the Red Devils. "They have performed fantastically this season, they've got a great way of playing".

by | January 07, 2019 | 08:55

Though Williams, 38, is not the player she used to be, beating her is still an fantastic accomplishment for Andreescu. With a shot out of bounds by her opponent Venus Williams , Andreescu managed her second upset in as many days, beating Williams 6-7, 6-1, 6-3 in a quarterfinal on Friday at the ASB Classic in New Zealand.

by | January 07, 2019 | 06:15

Torrential downpour in Sydney spared Australia's blushes on Day 3 of the New Year's Test, as India extended their dominance to stay on course for a thumping victory in the series finale. Riding on the scintillating effort from Kuldeep, the Indian team also enforced the follow-on on the home team becoming the first team in last 30 years to do so against Australia Down Under.

by | January 07, 2019 | 06:04

Drawing Wolves may not have been the simplest of FA Cup ties for Liverpool , but it is still an ideal opportunity for Liverpool to blood some of their most promising youngsters, such as Rafa Camacho. This is something we are really focused on because we truly believe in his qualities - he has speed, unpredictability, quality'. Liverpool do not have to play City every week and, when they face less stellar opponents, the chances are that Salah and Roberto Firmino will shine again and ...