Also yet to drop a set during her foray to the last 16, Barty lost to Sharapova in their only previous meeting, a year ago on clay in Rome. As for Barty , she is scheduled to take on Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic in the quarter-finals.
Halep said it had felt "like I had been hit by the train" as the 37-year-old Williams continued her march towards a record-equalling 24th major title. "I had to put my level up, I´m glad I handled the pressure", said Svitolina, who scored her biggest career win at the WTA Finals in Singapore last October.
Boateng enjoyed a successful first spell in Spain with Gran Canaria-based Las Palmas , scoring 10 goals in 28 appearances. But the former Spurs and Portsmouth man has also scored two goals against his new employers, including an absolute worldie for AC Milan at the San Siro in a 2011 Champions League game.
Finally! The Houston Rockets have found themselves a trade partner to unload Carmelo Anthony on. Because of the Martin Luther King Jr holiday, the deal will be complete on Tuesday (January 22). "If a roster spot eventually opens with LA, yes, the Lakers are a possible destination for Anthony". Anthony is a 10-time All-Star who has averaged 24.0 points and 6.5 rebounds per game in his career.
The teams combined for 38 points in the fourth quarter. Those voices became even louder later in the year, when a couple of uncharacteristic performances by Brady had many believing that the cliff had finally arrived. But, Brady then threw four touchdowns in a Week 17 win over the New York Jets , and last weekend, Brady completed 34 of his 44 passes for 343 yards and a touchdown in a 41-28 Divisional Round win over the Los Angeles Chargers .
Rondo had just returned to action December 21 following his November hand surgery and played three games in four days before getting hurt again. He pulled off his warmup shirt but was still wearing his black warmup shorts. Some of it is his teammates looking for him. Ball went to the ground in a heap of pain after colliding with James Ennis III and could not get back to his feet as play went the other way.
Both players reached the quarterfinals here past year, but Keys had more success at the majors in 2018 when she progressed to the semifinals at the French and U.S. She was playing really well. I fell in love with tennis after the epic 2008 Wimbledon final between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. "I just work so hard for every point".
But once more Palace came back, and on 65 minutes Luka Milivojevic's corner was headed home by the unmarked Tomkins at the far post. "Until football gets to grips with this, we will see more of the same from players like Salah ". Yet it was Liverpool's pulsating win over their "bogey" side that had the most significant feel as Juergen Klopp's men showed real steel to subdue Palace, with Salah's brace taking him to 50 Premier League goals in 72 matches.
We've seen a spread of less than three points only three times in the previous 36 Super Bowls - although we did see it twice recently in back-to-back years (2014 and 2015). The Patriots and Rams may play a classic, but there's a real argument to be made that the Saints and Chiefs should be playing for the title. The first, which required a lengthy video review, involved Julian Edelman muffing a punt.
Only nine players have shot 59 on the US PGA Tour, with the lowest score being a 58 by Jim Furyk in 2016. Play will continue to be split up between the Stadium Course, the Nicklaus Tournament Course, and La Quinta Country Club and after the first three rounds are completed Saturday, the cut rule will kick in.
Sharapova will face local hope Ashleigh Barty on Sunday. "I thought the level was quite high". "I think he improved a lot during the last three years". In other games, No.11 seed Aryna Sabalenka , from Belarus, advanced to the third round for the first time with a 6-3 6-4 win over Great Britain's Katie Boulter.
Last week, Kendall put his name into the NCAA Transfer Portal and took some visits to see where his next destination could be. He spent this year relegated to a backup role behind eventual Heisman finalist Tua Tagovailoa . Not to mention Oklahoma has arguably profited more from transfers than any school in recent years. Changes the dynamics in the Big 12: Move over Texas , you're playing second fiddle again.
The judges scored it 117-111, 116-112, 116-12 all in favour of Pacquaio. Broner's best round might have been the 11th, but even though he clearly needed a stoppage to avoid three straight fights without a win, he barely threatened. Pacquiao, though, made the case for a rematch. Pacquiao went on the offensive during much of the sixth round. Broner tried to counter, but he didn't let his hands go almost enough and seemed to be bothered by Pacquiao's quickness.
Pogba opened the scoring with a 27th-minute penalty and Rashford made it 2-0 in the 42nd, beating his marker with dazzling footwork on the left flank before finding the top corner from a tight angle. It's less rigid, more fluid, and the team are benefitting hugely from the change - Pogba has four goals in his last four games for the club. The 26-year-old lacked the cutting edge and killer instinct of Martial and Rashford , which saw him substituted for Juan Mata halfway through the ...
The Patriots beat the Philadelphia Eagles 24-21 in 2005 after both teams traded touchdowns in the second and third quarters. Following Sunday's win , Brady was asked by CBS's Tracy Wolfson about the upcoming matchup with Kansas City. "The community supports everything we do and it's such a great sports region". The Patriots are in their eighth straight appearance in the AFC Championship game when they visit the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday - a feat that has never ...
Knicks head coach David Fizdale said he wasn't aware of the report as the team met media in London on Wednesday. The Turkish government requested that the USA extradite Kanter to face a four-year prison sentence. Prior to joining the Knicks, he played for the Utah Jazz from 2011 to 2015 and for the Oklahoma City Thunder from 2015 to 2017. Kanter announced earlier this month that he wouldn't travel to London for a game between the Knicks and the Washington Wizards over fears that he ...
The Seagulls have only managed to win one of their last six Premier League games on the road. "I've got loads of good players to choose from". "Mason, you've got to remember is only 17, but he's knocking on the door to get his first appearance of course, but they've got the Youth Cup against Brighton this coming week as well".
However, Aaron Finch shared great praise for Australia's premier Test spinner. Aaron Finch had hoped to play his natural game but was again left frustrated while banished off-spinner Nathan Lyon was offered a word of advice on a tough afternoon for Australia in the series-deciding one-day worldwide against India .
Higuain is expected to join the Blues on a six-month loan from Juventus once his temporary deal with AC Milan is terminated. There were high hopes when Milan, which sorely lacked a regular scorer last season, signed Higuain in August, paying 18 million euros (then $21 million) for a loan deal with the option to buy for a further 36 million euros ($42 million) at the end of the season.
Irving's apology comes after his outbursts towards coach Brad Stevens and Gordon Hayward on Saturday. Kevin Love and LeBron James may not longer be on the same team, but by chance the two still happened to be sitting together at dinner when Kyrie Irving surprisingly called LeBron James last weekend to apologize .
In the end Juventus came away with a record eighth Super Cup title, one more than AC Milan who have won seven. Cristiano Ronaldo insists Juventus are only just getting started after his header was enough to win the Supercoppa Italiana in a 1-0 triumph over AC Milan .
NFL CHAMPIONSHIP WEEK Tribune sportswriter Kurt Kragthorpe introduces the four contestants in Sunday's NFL championship games. I made one of the boldest predictions I could find for the Saints-Eagles game, picking New Orleans to win 38-21.
Bouchard struggled to cope with the weight of expectation after her rapid rise, but, even during her hard times, she has shown the ability to rise to the big occasion. Of course, by then, it was too late. "Novak is always a favorite on the hard courts - basically any court of his feeling, 100 per cent - if he plays like a year ago".
Maurizio Sarri's top target to replace Morata in his squad is Gonzalo Higuain , with the Argentine keen to end his loan spell at AC Milan and reunite with the manager who coached him during his successful period at Napoli. "Or, if anyone's interested in taking him on loan, the loan fees we're talking about are £10m-12m, just to get him on loan". Morata's wife Alice Campello also hinted at her husband's exit when she posted a picture of him on her Instagram story showing Morata in a ...
Beckham said his family replaced the blinds in their home to black out the windows so they can feel safer. "I was like, 'Is this for real?' I thought I was getting 'Punk'd , '" Beckham said, referring to the famous practical joke television show.
They scored 51 points in the first quarter which broke the record for most points in a quarter. Golden State shot a blistering 60 percent from the field, had 38 assists and hit 21 3-pointers - 10 in the first quarter - in leading wire-to-wire.
Kane's 14 goals in Premier League action are now tied for most scored this season within England's top flight. Tottenham Hotspur reportedly revive their interest in Barcelona winger Malcom as they look for attacking reinforcements following an injury to Harry Kane .
There was a dark cloud over the entire club, the players, the fans and the staff. "Ole's come in, a friendly face at the club with a calming influence and it seems as though the players have upped their effort as a result". It's nonsense. It's absolute nonsense. Marcus Rashford's first half goal was enough to see Solskjaer collect his sixth straight win since taking over from Jose Mourinho at United.
Both players broke one another's serve with plenty of hard-hitting shots in a topsy-turvy first set but Stephens started to take a grip on proceedings when she broke Babos in the first game of the second set on Rod Laver Arena . "Going to be a tough one". Nadal pulled out of his Brisbane warm-up event two weeks ago with a thigh strain but showed no sign of the injury woes that saw him limp out of both the Australian Open and US Open previous year.
Andreas Seppi is the first player through to the men's final at the Sydney International , ending a barren three-and-a-half year run with an appearance in a decider for the Italian. Seppi called on all of his experience to stay with the youngster in the second set, finding the lines on both wings and dropping the ball short in a bid to keep De Minaur guessing.
Kansas City outlasted Indianapolis , 31-13. Luck was limited to 203 yards passing for the Colts, who rallied from 1-5 start to finish 10-6 in the regular season and top the Houston Texans in last week's wild-card game. Zuerlein added a 44-yard field goal early in the third quarter but the Cowboys responded with a touchdown drive capped by Ezekiel Elliott's 1-yard touchdown run and a 2-point Prescott conversion pass to Cooper.
Making his club-record 267th Premier League appearance for City, David Silva almost marked his landmark outing with a goal when his deflected strike from the edge of the box threatened to loop underneath the crossbar before Rui Patricio pushed it over.
Everything comes when you are more free, have the trust of the manager and the players, it makes it easy for me. But Pochettino insisted that the pair had overseen a "collective" battle and joked that he and Solskjaer would have had to take to the field for an individual duel.
The Phillies might be willing to overspend on one, but not both. Speaking of Harper, it's always been expected that he'd wait for Machado to sign so that he and Scott Boras could top Machado's deal. Friday's move now raises even more confusion over Miguel Andujar's status on the Yankees' roster. Potentially, that's bad news for Machado and for Yankees rooters who've been daydreaming of him in pinstripes.
The midfielder is largely responsible for making his side's task in the second leg a whole lot easier having won a late penalty which Coutinho converted late in the game. Messi's milestone strike came moments after he appeared to be struggling. The third goal was simple, however, as Sergi Roberto took a quick throw and freed the scuttling Suarez.
The 18-year-old has reportedly shunned a new contract with the Blues, with Bayern seeing a number of bids for the England youth global rejected. The German giants are said to be targeting the out of favour Spaniard as Niko Kovac looks to bolster his offensive options ahead of their battle for the Bundesliga and Champions League .
Already a top-10 draft pick of Major League Baseball's Oakland Athletics , Murray was expected to make the full-time move to the diamond after his historic 2018 campaign for the Sooners. It will certainly be interesting to see what Murray ultimately decides, but regardless of his decision, his future is very bright. As of Thursday, Murray is a -200 favorite to be a first round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.
Pittsburgh Steelers team president Art Rooney sent the strongest message since the end of the season that trading wide receiver Antonio Brown is a realistic possibility. The Steelers would be on the hook for $21.1 million in dead money if they were to move Brown. Whether Brown possibly could come back remains a big hurdle if Rooney's words are to be believed.
The Cavaliers waived McCaw on January 6, making him an unrestricted free agent once he cleared waivers. According to several reports, McCaw is now planning to sign a one-year deal with the Toronto Raptors . The Raptors , who waived Lorenzo Brown on Monday, will welcome McCaw as a depth piece. The NBA is looking into the circumstances surrounding Patrick McCaw's short-lived stint with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
The 28-year-old often divides opinion at Stamford Bridge due to his inconsistent displays and whether he can be the left-back for the foreseeable future under Sarri remains to be seen. "I have told him the Bundesliga is a nice league". After Eden Hazard was deployed as a "false nine" in Tuesday's Carabao Cup semi-final first leg loss to Tottenham, it appears Olivier Giroud is likely to start up front against the Magpies.
With her powerful groundstrokes and potent serve the quick Melbourne courts are likely to suit her style and American great Evert is looking forward to watching her progress as part of broadcaster ESPN's coverage team. But coming from Constanta [her home city], from nowhere, and becoming the best, is pretty huge for a Romanian, and for me as a person. That loss left Williams , who also lost in the Wimbledon final a year ago, short of matching Margaret Court's marker of 24 grand slam ...
In particular, the veteran striker became a fearsome force at Napoli , before he joined Juventus in the summer of 2016. "And you can't really see how Chelsea are going to go to the end of the season with Eden Hazard playing as a false nine".
But it's not just that, the pain is too much really. It's not something I want, I don't want to continue playing that way. "I've tried everything I could to get it right and that hasn't worked". In his training program last month, Murray told his support group that the pain was becoming too much and that he needed to set a date for retirement.
The Buccaneers are finalizing a deal to make Bruce Arians their next head coach according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. None of them have previous head coaching experience. A new coaching staff's goal: seeing if Jameis Winston is the quarterback the Bucs can build around as he enters the fifth and final season of his rookie contract.
The New York Jets stayed in the AFC East to find their new head coach - and their fans could not hide their displeasure on social media. The former Green Bay Packers head coach has only interviewed with the New York Jets and Cleveland Browns thus far.
At this point, Kitchens , who revamped the team's offense in the season's second half, appears to be the front-runner. The Browns had gone 1-31 in the previous two seasons under Jackson. Austin since has been the defensive coordinator for the University of Florida Gators for one season under Urban Meyer, the Detriot Lions for three years from 2014-2017 under Jim Caldwell, and the Cincinnati Bengals for less than a year this season before being relieved from his duties by Marvin Lewis.
Zinchenko's strike was his first for City , though whether or not he actually meant it is a matter of debate - the 22-year-old Ukrainian flooping a lofty cross-cum-shot Burton 'keeper Bradley Collins from the edge of the area. Nobody gives us much of a chance and rightly so but it's just about the players, everybody, talking about supporters , who have been following the club for 50-60 years never dreamt of us being in a League Cup semi-final.
That's why Matt Nagy made a decision 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. Fangio has been coaching since the late 1970s and has climbed the coaching latter and has experienced vast amounts of success at the game's highest level.
All season long, the Chicago Bears have had a chance to win every game that they've played. The missed kick, which went off the left upright and hit the crossbar, left Bears coach Matt Nagy in disbelief . It's entirely possible there's a random stranger named Cody Parkey who's waking up to hundreds of dollars thanks to drunk, delirious Eagles fans. I feel bad, let the team down, that's on me.
The unseeded Tsurenko looked headed for the biggest win of her career when serving for the match at 5-4 in the second set, only for Pliskova to come storming back to win 4-6,7-5, 6-2 and claim her second Brisbane title. Playing good tennis [and being] very happy and healthy is one of the best keys for me". "I just tried to change the things around a little bit and believed I was going to get a chance".