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by | January 04, 2019 | 14:32

The huge-serving Raonic fired down 21 aces in his 6-3, 7-6 (7/2) win over Serbian qualifier Miomir Kecmanovic to go with the 18 he served in the first round. "I'm not sure how much longer it's going to last". The second-ranked Nadal had a first-round bye but withdrew on the eve of his scheduled second-round match against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga after having an MRI on a muscle strain in his left thigh.

by | January 04, 2019 | 11:43

Voting continues through January 21 with fan ballots counting 50 percent, current NBA players counting 25 percent and a media panel counting 25 percent to determine the 10 starters for the 68th NBA All-Star Game on February 17 at Charlotte, North Carolina.

by | January 04, 2019 | 10:16

The picks are the Grizzlies' second-rounders in 2019 and 2020. The 29-year-old Holiday is in the last season of a two-year, $9 million contract. It will open considerable opportunity at small forward for rookie Chandler Hutchison , whose minutes have increased of late.

by | January 04, 2019 | 08:14

Abraham had a hard top-flight campaign with Swansea City on loan last season where he managed just five goals but the upturn in form this campaign appears to have triggered Wolves' interest. Chelsea's head coach Maurizio Sarri had previously confirmed that he will not recall Abraham, or Michy Batshuayi - who is having an underwhelming loan spell at Valencia which the Blues are also considering cutting short - early from their respective deals.

by | January 04, 2019 | 07:27

I'm hoping that it will be a warm welcome back to San Antonio , a place where he has won a championship and grew up here. I think that goes without saying the kind of people that the community of San Antonio are, and the class and how family-oriented this city is.

by | January 04, 2019 | 07:27

San Antonio (20-17) is 14-5 at home and has won seven of their past eight games on its home floor. It was their 12th-highest output of any quarter in franchise history and second-highest in the third. "He's been a beast, without a doubt", Popovich said. He is followed by LaMarcus Aldridge with 19.5 ppg and a team high 9 boards per game. He also led the defence on Irving.

by | January 04, 2019 | 06:22

It's hard to imagine any of those games topping this one. City got back on track at the weekend with a 3-1 win over Southampton but remain 7 points behind Klopp's Liverpool after a festive slump. The Argentine gave City the lead five minutes before half-time when he emphatically finished from a tight angle, leaving Reds goalkeeper Alison with no chance of saving.

by | January 04, 2019 | 05:54

Anti-Doping Agency, said. "We recognize RUSADA has been working with WADA in an effort to resolves these issues, but the conditions ... were unequivocal and without data there can be only one outcome", NADO Leaders said in a statement . RUSADA was stripped of its accreditation in 2015 after a WADA-commissioned report found evidence of widespread state-sponsored doping in Russian athletics.

by | January 04, 2019 | 05:07

Foster was arrested on November 24 at the 49ers team hotel in Tampa, Florida, after his ex-girlfriend accused him of swatting a phone out of her hand, pushing her in the chest and slapping her on the left side of her face with an open hand.

by | January 04, 2019 | 05:01

The Spain global emerged as a potential £75m target for the Premier League side earlier in the season after falling out of favour under new Madrid boss Santiago Solari . "He would have allowed us to exploit the spaces Villarreal left when they pressed up". Liverpool target and Real Madrid midfielder Isco says he has no plans to leave the European champions in January and is very happy with life with Los Blancos .

by | January 04, 2019 | 03:33

Both Machado and Harper are said to be seeking 10-year contracts, and Bruce Levine of 670 The Score in Chicago reports that the White Sox have no plans to offer more than seven. Sources from within the team declined to confirm that such a meeting took place, which Janes describes as "a departure from their relative openness about their status with Harper this winter".

by | January 03, 2019 | 17:10

They have never won the English top flight in the current format of the competition. Nonetheless, Cesc's speculated return to the North London club has since died down as it appears it was just a mere rumor lacking any iota of truth. Ending Liverpool's undefeated streak is arguably more of a psychological blow than cutting the gap to four points, and I expect City to swarming over the visitors from the off.

by | January 03, 2019 | 16:59

Undefeated kickboxer Nasukawa, who had vowed to "take down Mayweather" was left in tears in the ring but was hailed by his opponent, who claimed on Instagram he will earn $9 million for the bout. "Despite all the things that happened leading up to the fight, I came to realise how truly great Mayweather was", Nasukawa added. And Mayweather would later reveal that he barely trained at all for the contest.

by | January 03, 2019 | 16:08

India need only to avoid defeat at the SCG to secure their maiden Test series triumph in Australia . Pujara (1,000* balls in 166.4 overs this series) became just the fifth Indian Test batsman, after Dravid ( 1203 balls - 2003/04), Vijay Hazare (1,192 balls - 1947-48), Kohli (1,093 balls - 2014-15) and Sunil Gavaskar (1,032 balls - 1977-78), to have faced 1,000 or more balls in a Test series in Australia .

by | January 03, 2019 | 15:29

According to Passan, Tulowitzki is expected to play shortstop for NY while Didi Gregorius recovers from Tommy John surgery . The ankle required surgery last spring and he missed the entire season. Tulowitzki was a star for the Rockies from his rookie season in 2007 until he was traded by the Blue Jays in July 2015. Tulowitzki is a good option to have to bridge that gap.

by | January 03, 2019 | 12:42

NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport first reported the news. "In our research, they talked about what a passionate coach (Wilks) is on the field and what a terrific leader he is", team President Michael Bidwill said at the news conference announcing the hiring.

by | January 03, 2019 | 10:41

Achrekar competed in just one first-class match in his playing career but discovered and shaped the biggest batsman in worldwide cricket after Sir Donald Bradman in Tendulkar. Sachin Tendulkar was my colleague, but even he was a big name at the age of 12. Tendulkar, who is now retired, owns nearly all the batting records that were there for the taking in the game, including the highest runs in Tests (15,921) and ODIs (18,426).

by | January 03, 2019 | 07:57

Holgorsen, who spent two seasons as Houston's offensive coordinator under Kevin Sumlin, has always been a target of university power brokers, including Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta, the chairman of UH's board of regents. The New Year's timing is related to the buyout language in Holgorsen's contract at WVU . Among the 12 coaches that were at the helm for at least four seasons, that percentage ranks eighth.

by | January 03, 2019 | 07:01

Aaron Ramsey is expected to leave Arsenal in 2019, but coach Unai Emery does not think he will depart in January. Arsenal had offered fresh terms but surprisingly withdrew their offer earlier in the season. "Paratici told reporters : "[Ramsey] is a great player, we really like him and he plays for a great team. Suarez could well be a possible replacement for the outgoing Ramsey but it's unlikely to be a trade that will please too many Arsenal fans.

by | January 03, 2019 | 06:14

Lukaku and Sanchez were called upon off the bench on 63 minutes, and within seconds the former had broken the deadlock as he pounced on Dubravka's spill of Rashford's free kick to poke home from inside the six-yard box. Crystal Palace and Burnley - either side of Rafael Benitez's team in the standings - were both victorious on Wednesday. We made a mistake and conceded the first goal and after when we were doing better, we conceded the second goal from a counter-attack.