by | January 16, 2019 | 10:53

And he is yet to discover his scoring form under Maurizio Sarri and a return to La Liga is looking more likely for the 25-year-old. Morata , whose Chelsea contract runs until June 2022, is looking to revive his career after a hard 18 months in London.

by | January 16, 2019 | 09:40

I know we can press high and, when we get the ball, I can shoot, I can pass and that's what we have been doing since the new manager came in". United are now level on points with fifth-placed Arsenal after trailing them by eight points when Solskjaer replaced Mourinho on December 19 and their bid to qualify for next season's Champions League is gathering pace.

by | January 16, 2019 | 05:00

At the Australian Open on Monday night, the tennis legend didn't disappoint, debuting an incredible new look: a mint-green Nike leotard-type number with fishnet tights. Serena Willams's long-awaited return to the Australian Open may have lacked the drama of her most recent appearance at a major but she produced a powerful enough display to suggest an eighth singles title at Melbourne Park is not out of the question.

by | January 15, 2019 | 04:44

There's no doubt that the Premier League leaders will take confidence from keeping a clean sheet and getting back to winning ways against Chris Hughton's team. Indeed, Fabinho was considered man of the match by several Liverpool fans such was the quality of his display. Robertson told press on Monday. He has a defending brain and can do it in different positions, it's good.' England full-back Trent Alexander-Arnold suffered an injury scare in the warm-up at Brighton , stepping on the ...

by | January 15, 2019 | 03:26

World No. 2 Rafael Nadal has admitted Aussie James Duckworth's unique style of play had him stumped throughout his straight-sets first round rout of the journeyman. "You were closing your eyes to be more focused on what I am saying", Nadal said to the dozy reporter. Fifth seed Kevin Anderson also progressed against Adrian Mannarino , with last year's Wimbledon finalist a 6-3, 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 victor.

by | January 15, 2019 | 02:53

You have to appreciate being out there and just competing. "But until then, we're going to keep having these ups and downs and these lulls of going against teams on the road, and they just know they can take advantage of us down the stretch or when this group is or that group is out".

by | January 15, 2019 | 02:18

Unai Emery has suggested that he left Mesut Ozil out of the Arsenal squad to face West Ham due to tactical reasons, claiming that he has trained normally all week. "I see him up there are those type of players because he completely breaks things up and gets the team ticking, keeps it moving and every now and then hopefully he can pop up with some goals".

by | January 15, 2019 | 02:11

Williamson left the game late in the first half after he got poked in the left eye. There's a long history of Duke and Syracuse games coming down to the wire, and I'm not laying this sort of chalk without knowing if Zion Williamson is going to play or not.

by | January 15, 2019 | 01:15

The final month of a year ago saw City lose successive league games, against relatively modest opposition in both Crystal Palace and Leicester City , following an end to their unbeaten domestic start to the campaign earlier at the beginning of December.

by | January 14, 2019 | 08:28

Chelsea got off a great start as Pedro scored after eight minutes but then allow Ciaran Clark to equalise. [Hudson-Odoi] is becoming for us a really important player. And according to recent reports, the 30-year-old has caught the eye of the Catalan giants once again in the January window. Salomon Rondon flicked a header towards Ayoze Perez and he accelerated away from Antonio Rudiger, only to shoot woefully wide with just Kepa Arrizabalaga to beat.

by | January 14, 2019 | 07:53

While it's totally understandable for Murray to use that leverage to get more money, it's unclear if the A's could even pay Murray more if they wanted to. The Athletics drafted Murray ninth overall last summer and gave him a $4.66 million bonus, but allowed him to play football at Oklahoma. Few people anticipated a Heisman-winning season, however, and that's complicated matters.

by | January 14, 2019 | 07:25

Putnam pulled even with Kuchar with three birdies in the first five holes. Putnam carded three birdies through the first five holes to have a one-shot lead. 130. Lahiri, who is playing his first event of 2019, is now four-under 136. "To win two out of three is insane to comprehend", he said. Love is not playing next week on the Big Island because he is playing the Singapore Open.

by | January 14, 2019 | 06:20

The last round of the Dallas Cowboys fight in 2018 came at the hands of a hungry Los Angeles Rams team, ending their season in the Divisional Round behind 273 rushing yards. Not only was Center Joe Looney beat on the play, but Collins lost leverage and was beat across the face to further clutter the middle of the field for Elliott to be stopped short.

by | January 14, 2019 | 05:44

A "mystery" team can emerge as they often do when agents try to ignite a bidding war, but the lack of public suitors for the 26-year-old Machado could mean he'll fall into the Sox's lap. Still, anticipation over the possibility of signing Machado has increased since the news they made him an offer. LeMahieu is the latest addition to the Yankees' roster during a busy offseason for general manager Brian Cashman.

by | January 14, 2019 | 05:31

The 26-year-old, who was signed as an option for the left-forward position vacated by Neymar and also with a view to stepping into Iniesta's shoes, has not made either position his own and could now make way as Barca plan a sensational summer swoop for his worldwide team-mate.

by | January 14, 2019 | 05:18

While he was able to record just one goal in 14 appearances in all competitions this campaign for the London club. Another loan move is now on the cards with Monaco continuously expressing their interest. You have to be patient. Successive wins in domestic cup competitions, knocking Canet Roussillon out of the French Cup before reaching the French League Cup semi-finals at the expense of Rennes, could provide the flawless platform for Monaco to begin their Ligue 1 fightback.

by | January 14, 2019 | 05:01

Chelsea have reportedly turned down a £35m bid from Bayern for the 18-year-old, who has less than 18 months to run on his current contract and has so far refused to sign a new five-year deal, and Sarri is unhappy with Bayern's public approach.

by | January 14, 2019 | 04:04

Ten years ago, if he retired at 31, we will say he had a great and very long career". But Dr John O'Donnell, who operated on the Scot's troublesome right hip, said: 'I don't think it is impossible, but it will be very hard.' Speaking on BBC Radio 5 Live's Sportsweek programme, O'Donnell also said that Murray had exhausted all avenues in a bid to return to the top level.

by | January 14, 2019 | 03:28

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba felt Jose Mourinho's system and tactics made it "really difficult" for him to flourish before the Portuguese's sacking . Pogba, whose relationship with Mourinho had deteriorated sharply, looks rejuvenated under Solskjaer - he has been involved in eight goals under the interim boss, with four goals and four assists.

by | January 14, 2019 | 00:27

No further details have been announced about Masinga's death. The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has joined a number of people and organisations in expressing its sadness at the passing of former South African legendary footballer Phil "Chippa" Masinga .

by | January 14, 2019 | 00:19

The first game pits a wild-card victor with a better record against a team that's no stranger to playing in the Super Bowl. Extra time to strategize, particularly against an unfamiliar opponent, is a bonus. Rookie undrafted running back Phillip Lindsay ran for 79 yards and two touchdowns, while fellow rookie Royce Freeman ran for 23 yards and one score.

by | January 12, 2019 | 06:39

He said "I don't think people should read too much into his comments". The duo had appeared on an episode of the show which aired on January 6, and have drawn public ire after Hardik made sexist, misogynistic and racist comments on the show.

by | January 12, 2019 | 05:48

The Leeds boss said: "It's true there was someone from Leeds United , the responsibility of this is (down to) me, I am responsible". Lampard was irritated by what he called a disruption but acknowledged Bielsa's contrition. If we're going to talk about "culturally I did it somewhere else and it was fine" that doesn't work for me because I don't believe it is fine on that level.

by | January 12, 2019 | 05:31

We all hoped to win to satisfy the fans. India captain Sunil Chhetri overtook Lionel Messi in worldwide goals as the Blue Tigers stunned Thailand 4-1 in their opening game to earn comparisons with Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli for his heroics back home.

by | January 12, 2019 | 04:29

I think it is a great opportunity for him to do that'. Despite the potential for scouting players, Sarri says he snubbed last summer's tournament in Russian Federation, and even claimed his current Chelsea side could defeat Gareth Southgate's England.

by | January 11, 2019 | 13:18

After four years as a professional, and with a sole European Tour win under his belt, Harrington qualified for his first Ryder Cup in 1999 and contributed a respectable 1.5 points from three matches at Brookline. "I'm excited with the whole idea, I hope I can add something to it", added Harrington. Justin Rose , who was part of Bjorn's victorious team in France, was among those who also offered their congratulations, along with one of Harrington's ex-Ryder Cup colleagues Luke Donald.

by | January 11, 2019 | 13:14

Ramsey will be paid around £140,000 a week (£7.2m a season), making him the Italian club's second highest earner behind Cristiano Ronaldo but ahead of other starts such as Paulo Dybala and Douglas Costa. Every day he's here with us, he's working very well. But BBC Sport say Ramsey has not decided where he will play yet even though Juventus is his "current preference".

by | January 11, 2019 | 13:03

Chelsea are facing a fight to keep hold of young winger Callum Hudson-Odoi, who is being targeted by Bayern Munich . Therefore, Hudson-Odoi will be presented with an excellent opportunity to make a breakthrough at one of Europe's biggest clubs, although it's only fair to acknowledge Bayern's reluctance in giving young players the opportunity to shine on the big stage.

by | January 11, 2019 | 12:17

Since they did just that things have improved immeasurably for the Red Devils, with interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer winning five games out of five (four in the league) and bringing a feel-good factor back to Old Trafford in the process.

by | January 11, 2019 | 11:45

However, he only ended up playing three games with the Cavaliers, who waived him before that deal would become fully guaranteed. The Raptors aren't involved in the investigation. The New York Times reported that the National Basketball Association is investigating the Cavaliers for possible salary-cap circumvention, a probe that Golden State encouraged the league to undertake on the Warriors' behalf.

by | January 11, 2019 | 09:08

Here are some of the key dates to know for the 2019 Australian Open. Wozniacki also has a question mark over her fitness after the 28-year-old Dane revealed her battle with rheumatoid arthritis last October, but has since claimed that she has learnt to live with it.

by | January 11, 2019 | 07:12

Declaring for the draft would not affect Murray's bonus with the Athletics as he could still return to them; a source told Slusser there's "no harm" in looking at the NFL. Boras has been steadfast that Murray will be play baseball now that Oklahoma's football season is over. Murray has an invite to the Athletics' spring training camp next month.

by | January 11, 2019 | 06:03

As of Tuesday morning, over 7,000 people had pledged a total of 117,000 euros ($134,000) on the Leetchi, a French website used to raise funds for individuals and causes, to help pay legal costs for Dettinger, who remains in custody. "We know about benevolence shown by certain propaganda tools - I don't even say media - such as Russia Today toward the movement", Griveaux told reporters.

by | January 11, 2019 | 04:59

For a while, catching Alabama has felt hopeless. ESPN said Nielsen reported that 25.2 million viewers tuned into Monday night's game on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU. The third championship meeting of the Tigers and Crimson Tide, and fourth straight playoff meeting overall, was also the most lopsided CFP final. Ross, an Alabama native who spurned his home state school for Clemson, made several outstanding and timely grabs.

by | January 11, 2019 | 03:55

Scott Layden will remain the general manager overseeing the basketball operations and assistant coach Ryan Saunders will be the interim head coach for the remainder of the season. "And I think in looking over the staff, we thought Ryan was the most qualified person to take over and probably would have the brightest future with us".