• Dimitrov and Svitolina advance in Brisbane
Dimitrov and Svitolina advance in Brisbane

At 4-4 in the third set, Edmund tumbled to the court, clutching his right ankle with both hands. Dimitrov fell behind 3-0 in the tiebreaker, went on a four-point roll to get back in front, then had to scramble to save match points at 6-5 and 7-6 before converting his second set point to force a third.

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  • Cavs stumble against Celtics
Cavs stumble against Celtics

The Celts had planned to run a tribute video for Thomas when the Cavaliers visited TD Garden in Boston on Wednesday, but Thomas, who sat out the game after making his season debut Tuesday, asked the team to push it back so he could be on the court and bring his family.

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  • Titans' DeMarco Murray (knee) officially ruled out for Wild Card Round
Titans' DeMarco Murray (knee) officially ruled out for Wild Card Round

While Kansas City is a better team on paper than the Titans, those submitting picks or placing bets should keep in mind that 1) Tennessee can play better than its record indicates and 2) the Chiefs haven't won a home playoff game since January 1994.

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  • Spurs 'tried really hard' to acquire Kyrie Irving from Cavaliers
Spurs 'tried really hard' to acquire Kyrie Irving from Cavaliers

When news broke during the National Basketball Association offseason that all-star guard Kyrie Irving requested a trade out of Cleveland, it was reported that San Antonio was on the short list of his preferred destinations. The initial NBA All-Star voting returns have been released and the Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving holds an enormous ...

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  • [Teams] Man Utd vs Derby County: Confirmed Line-Ups From Old Trafford
[Teams] Man Utd vs Derby County: Confirmed Line-Ups From Old Trafford

England midfielder Lingard let fly from outside the area with six minutes remaining for his fifth goal in his past six outings to finally break the resistance of the spirited Rams. Victor Lindelof and Luke Shaw keep their places in defence while Ander Herrera starts alongside Paul Pogba in midfield. United also got good news regarding Rom...

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  • Jon Gruden has $100 million reasons to coach the Raiders again
Jon Gruden has $100 million reasons to coach the Raiders again

The 54-year-old Gruden spent four seasons as Oakland's head coach from 1998 through 2001 before getting traded to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers . Gruden has built a strong reputation as a brash head coach known to get on his quarterbacks quite roughly.

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  • Eden Hazard Responds to Arsenal Diving Claims, Rues Chelsea Missed Chances
Eden Hazard Responds to Arsenal Diving Claims, Rues Chelsea Missed Chances

Arsenal conceded another late penalty against Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium as Eden Hazard went down following a challenge from Hector Bellerin . Asked about the performance of Alvaro Morata , who missed a number of chances, Conte added: "It is not luck in this period, he has to continue to work and continue to improve".

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  • Tottenham vs. West Ham live stream info, TV channel, time
Tottenham vs. West Ham live stream info, TV channel, time

Spurs eventually scored an equaliser through Son Heung-min and finished the match having taken 31 shots on goal, but Moyes was delighted with his side's performance and admitted confidence was high at the club following a successful festive period.

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  • LeBron James second behind Giannis in first All-Star returns
LeBron James second behind Giannis in first All-Star returns

The Western Conference seems to be predictable enough so far, with Durant leading Warriors teammate Curry by 32,287 votes. At present, Antetokounmpo , LeBron and Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid lead the voting in the frontcourt in the east.

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  • Dodgers acquire reliever Scott Alexander in three-team trade
Dodgers acquire reliever Scott Alexander in three-team trade

The Dodgers also lost Grant Dayton this off-season and Tony Watson is a free agent so a second dependable lefty was an absolute must. The Dodgers also acquired minor league infielder Jake Peter in the deal, per Ken Rosenthal . Peter, 24, slashed.279/.344/.417 with 13 home runs and 11 steals in 120 games between Double-A Birmingham and Triple-...

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  • Ryan Shazier making progress, regaining feeling in legs, father says
Ryan Shazier making progress, regaining feeling in legs, father says

During a December 4 "Monday Night Football" game between the Steelers and the Bengals, Shazier got hurt making a first-quarter tackle and had to be carted off the field. Shazier, who cheered on his teammates at Heinz Field when they played the New England Patriots , is doing better according to his father, although he would not divulge infor...

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  • National Hockey League star gets chunk of beard ripped out in vicious fight
National Hockey League star gets chunk of beard ripped out in vicious fight

At the end of the tilt, which featured Kadri skating away from Thornton while the Sharks center connected on a few blows, a large hunk of whiskers from Thornton's beard hit the ice like a tumbleweed, having been snatched from his face by Kadri.

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  • Efya Sings The Ghana National Anthem At CAF Awards
Efya Sings The Ghana National Anthem At CAF Awards

He played an important role at both the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, as Egypt reached the final and in qualification for their first World Cup since 1990. "I am delighted with our accomplishments this year and I am confident that we do well in the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation", states Salah . On his relationship with teammate, Sadio Ma...

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  • Everton's Sam Allardyce comments on reported Spurs target Ross Barkley
Everton's Sam Allardyce comments on reported Spurs target Ross Barkley

New boss Sam Allardyce has always been resigned to the playmaker's departure and Tottenham were expected to rival Chelsea for Barkley. " I expect there would be some interest some time in this window if there's going to be any interest from one of the big boys ".

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  • Serena Williams withdraws from Australian Open
Serena Williams withdraws from Australian Open

After Andy Murray and Kei Nishikori, Serena is the third big name to pull out of the season opening Grand Slam, starting later this month. Williams gave birth to her first child with husband Alexis Ohanian in September, her sister Venus told ESPN's Pam Shriver .

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  • 'I think I am being considered' for Raiders job, says Gruden
'I think I am being considered' for Raiders job, says Gruden

The offense again was abysmal, and the defense under John Pagano , going against really it's first quality quarterback in Philip Rivers , struggled mightily, allowing Rivers to throw for 387 yards with three touchdowns, and giving up 117 yards rushing.

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  • Cardinals' Carson Palmer announces retirement in open letter to fans
Cardinals' Carson Palmer announces retirement in open letter to fans

The Arizona Cardinals released a statement Tuesday from quarterback Carson Palmer announcing his retirement. While Palmer has thrown for Hall-of-Fame-esque numbers in his career, his 15 years were marred by major injuries, disagreements with management and playing for bad teams.

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  • Isaiah Thomas looks forward to rewarding Cleveland Cavaliers' fans for their support
Isaiah Thomas looks forward to rewarding Cleveland Cavaliers' fans for their support

Because Thomas will be on a minutes restriction against Portland and will not play in back-to-back games until he gets more time on the court, his focus at the outset is to regain the rhythm that allowed him to average a career-best 28.9 points along with 5.9 assists per game for the Celtics past year.

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  • Six murdered in Haryana, psycho killer arrested
Six murdered in Haryana, psycho killer arrested

The accused, Naresh Kadiyan, was arrested around 7 am by a police team while he was on his way to his father-in-law's house, apparently to murder him. The woman was an attendant of a patient undergoing treatment in the hospital. The investigation is on and the Police are on high alert even after the arrest of the accused.

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  • Murray out of Brisbane event with hip injury
Murray out of Brisbane event with hip injury

The initial indication from tournament sources was that he plans to stay on in Australia and still hopes to compete in the first Grand Slam of the season which beginning a week on Monday although this was awaiting confirmation. "I just want to enjoy playing again, I really missed it", he said. "I've obviously been going through a really hard peri...

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