Two-time Wimbledon champion Kvitova attacked at home

There have been reports of sustained knife wounds to tendons in her left hand. She is expected to see a specialist for further treatment of her injuries. Prostejov police spokesman Frantisek Korinek said the attacker, a man aged about 35, escaped f... More..

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by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Leicester City to appeal red card against Jamie Vardy

Leicester City striker, Jamie Vardy, will serve a three-match suspension, after he lost his appeal against a red card he received during their 2-2 draw at Stoke City. Vardy jumped and made the tackle with two f...More..

Anderson ruled out of Chennai Test
by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Anderson ruled out of Chennai Test

Rahul, who according to the Indian selectors have established himself as the first-choice opener, lived up to the expectations after a few ordinary outings against England. Patel's 112-ball stay in the middle c...More..

Phillies Acquire Pitcher Clay Buchholz From Red Sox
by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Phillies Acquire Pitcher Clay Buchholz From Red Sox

Buchholz is a two time American League All-Star, and pitched a 9 inning no hitter in just his second career start in 2007. He went 3-5 with a far less appealing 4.59 ERA after he was traded to Boston and thos...More..

by | Tuesday, December 20, 2016

New York Giants: Odell Beckham Jr. makes a one-handed grab

Even quarterback Eli Manning mentioned that one-handed catches are what Beckham does and that it is not uncommon for the wide receiver. Quarterback Matthew Stafford, who has been in the MVP discussion so far ...More..

Stanford Star Skipping Sun Bowl to Prepare for NFL Draft
by | Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Stanford Star Skipping Sun Bowl to Prepare for NFL Draft

Here are the dates, matchups and TV info for the New Year's Six games. No. 16 Stanford plays North Carolina on December 30 in El Paso, Texas. Earlier Monday, Christian McCaffrey revealed he would not play for...More..

by | Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Team Sky boss Dave Brailsford reveals package contained the decongestant Fluimucil

Freeman told me it was Fluimucil for a nebuliser", Brailsford said. Asked for evidence that this was indeed the contents of the package, Brailsford said that there should be a paper trail to track the Fluimuc...More..

BCCI President Anurag Thakur congratulates Karun Nair on maiden Test triple ton
by | Tuesday, December 20, 2016

BCCI President Anurag Thakur congratulates Karun Nair on maiden Test triple ton

But when the monumental feat sinks in, Nair will be chastened by the thought that he may not be guaranteed a place for the four-Test home series against Australia which follows a one-off Test against Banglade...More..

by | Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Players, media to vote on All-Star game starters

Fans can submit one full ballot each day through NBA.com, the NBA App, Twitter, Facebook and Google search, as well as via Sina Weibo and Tencent Microblogs in China. Like the fans , players and media will ...More..

by | Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Chapecoense crash survivor Alan Ruschel reveals seat swap saved his life

Danilo - whose fine performance against San Lorenzo helped Chapecoense reach the Copa Sudamericana final, the biggest match in their history - got 48 percent of votes in the poll on Monday. "He grabbed me and g...More..

Ezekiel Elliott questions prospects sitting out of bowl games
by | Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Ezekiel Elliott questions prospects sitting out of bowl games

No. 16 Stanford plays North Carolina on December 30 in El Paso, Texas. From the moment it was announced the UNC football team would be taking on No. He's a lock to be playing on Sunday next year, and with the...More..

by | Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Luis Suarez double as Lionel Messi-inspired Barcelona win Catalan derby

Espanyol didn't play particularly poorly, but they stood no chance against Messi in this kind of form. Lionel Messi proved his ability to excite has no foreseeable expiry date by producing a virtuoso displa...More..

by | Monday, December 19, 2016

ATK beat Kerala to win second ISL title

India worldwide Jewel Raja successfully converted the fifth penalty as the 55,000 capacity crowd at the Nehru Stadium in Kochi went stunned into silence. The deadlock was broken in the 37th minute, as Mohammed ...More..

Sanchez tells Arsenal to keep him happy
by | Monday, December 19, 2016

Sanchez tells Arsenal to keep him happy

Like many high-profile players in England's topflight, the Chile global is reportedly being courted by big-spending Chinese clubs. Sanchez told Sky Sports. Alexis Sanchez has been on the fire for the Gunners so...More..

Cahill 'proud' of Chelsea's winning run
by | Monday, December 19, 2016

Cahill 'proud' of Chelsea's winning run

We've got to do it against teams around us. "We touched different aspects to try and improve". Whether he will prove as effective in bringing the likes of Hazard, Willian and the marauding wing-backs into pla...More..

by | Monday, December 19, 2016

Australian punter has become weapon for the New York Giants

Though the Cowboys didn't file a formal complaint, Schefter is also reporting that several officials in other organizations are upset that though the Giants didn't take advantage of the extra 15 seconds of comm...More..

by | Monday, December 19, 2016

Titans beat Chiefs on 53-yard Ryan Succop field goal

The Titans never actually spent a second of game time with a lead. DeMarco Murray had 18 carries for 89 yards, and Rishard Matthews had 105 YDS on 4 receptions. Marcus Mariota got the Titans just inside fie...More..

Steelers score 15 second-half points to beat Bengals in Cincinnati
by | Monday, December 19, 2016

Steelers score 15 second-half points to beat Bengals in Cincinnati

A combination of Ben Roethlisberger and Le'Veon Bell were able to grind out the clock and move into Cincinnati territory, killing out the clock and leading to a 24-20 victory. That led to another Boswell fi...More..

by | Monday, December 19, 2016

Real survive scare to win club cup with Ronaldo hat-trick

Benzema scored Madrid's first goal in the ninth minute of the final, pouncing on a rebound off Luka Modric's volley that was palmed away by Sogahata. The Japanese side also felt Real captain Sergio Ramos ...More..

by | Monday, December 19, 2016

Brock Osweiler benched by Texans, replaced by Tom Savage

While Osweiler has the team's biggest salary cap hit until 2019 and was the biggest acquistion of the offseason, O'Brien's best quarterback seems to clearly be Savage, a fourth-round pick in the 2014 NFL Draf...More..

by | Sunday, December 18, 2016

Chelsea team-mate could join Oscar in £40m China switch

The new-found spending power of Chinese clubs is a danger to teams all over the world, even the Premier League, Chelsea manager Antonio Conte warned on Friday. Significant interest has been shown by Chinese...More..

Ibrahimovic double at West Brom gives Man U 3rd straight win
by | Sunday, December 18, 2016

Ibrahimovic double at West Brom gives Man U 3rd straight win

Ibrahimovic was on hand to ensure the points in the 56th minute, though, his low shot across goal being deflected in via Craig Dawson . Wayne Rooney was denied the chance to equal Bobby Charlton's all-time...More..

Cardinals cut Michael Floyd after DUI arrest
by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

Cardinals cut Michael Floyd after DUI arrest

Coach Bruce Arians about to address the media at the end of today's practice. Floyd, a first-round pick back in 2012, was in the final year of his contract with the team. He is now subject to the National Foo...More..

Louisville suspends assistant after Wake Forest probe
by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

Louisville suspends assistant after Wake Forest probe

UL announced this week that Galloway accepted and shared the information he obtained from Wake Forest radio announcer Tommy Elrod, who was sacked earlier this week after Wake Forest revealed the findings of ...More..

FG releases $1.2m for Falcons' bonuses
by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

FG releases $1.2m for Falcons' bonuses

The money will be used to pay outstanding winning bonuses for super eagles in the 2018 World Cup Qualifying matches and for the super falcons' participation just concluded Africa Women Cup of Nations. "The ...More..

Antonio Conte shocked by speed of success at Chelsea
by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

Antonio Conte shocked by speed of success at Chelsea

Hazard, 25, missed the 1-0 victory over the Black Cats after suffering a minor knee injury in the preparation of the game. "I think we have to continue to work and to improve in our project, in our system". T...More..

Versatile Dier happy to play anywhere, insists Pochettino
by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

Versatile Dier happy to play anywhere, insists Pochettino

We played with three centre-backs and used our full-backs like wing-backs. Speaking to reporters ahead of this weekend's meeting with Burnley at White Hart Lane, the Spurs boss has reiterated that Dier has ne...More..

Pep Guardiola fears Ilkay Gundogan could be out for 'long time'
by | Friday, December 16, 2016

Pep Guardiola fears Ilkay Gundogan could be out for 'long time'

When the owners of Manchester City finally managed to persuade Pep Guardiola to oversee the next stage of their masterplan, it is fair to say they probably did not expect to be approaching Christmas scuffling w...More..

by | Friday, December 16, 2016

Colorful US sports broadcaster Craig Sager dies at 65

An outpouring of love for Sager ensued on social media shortly after the news broke. Sager had been battling acute myeloid leukemia. Sager certainly will be missed. Sager interviewed Hank Aaron as he ran fr...More..

by | Friday, December 16, 2016

Suarez urges Messi to sign Barcelona renewal

Luis Suarez signed a new four-and-a-half-year deal with defending La Liga champions Barcelona , after renegotiating terms on his current deal that was to run out in 2019. "My renewal has nothing to do with Neym...More..

by | Friday, December 16, 2016

Mercedes to wait until New Year for Rosberg replacement

The offer is believed to include a discount on the Mercedes engines now supplied to Williams. " Whatever we decide, it must be in the best interests of this team ". "We've seen in other teams and times where ...More..

by | Friday, December 16, 2016

Patriots claim Floyd 1 day after Cardinals release him

The 2012 first-round draft pick has 242 catches for 3,739 yards and 23 touchdowns in almost five seasons, but he was having the worst season of his career in 2016 with 33 receptions, 446 yards and four scores. ...More..

by | Thursday, December 15, 2016

Bournemouth's Howe targets Saints after downing Foxes

Leicester's eighth loss of the campaign left the Foxes now holding the worst away record of any Premier League defending champions after eight matches on the road. "It was a heroic defensive display". Lei...More..

by | Thursday, December 15, 2016

Temple close to make Florida's Collins head coach

At Florida, he created the #BDN (Best Defense in the Nation) hashtag on social media and backed it up on the field, where this year the Gators are sixth in total defense and 10th in scoring defense. It was not ...More..

by | Thursday, December 15, 2016

Messi meets Afghan boy who became viral star

The boy's father explained that Murtaza's brother, Hamayon, had created the outfit for his younger sibling who wanted to wear the same shirt as Messi, but their family could not afford to buy the real thing. In...More..

Porsche's exclusive deal with Electronic Arts is no more
by | Thursday, December 15, 2016

Porsche's exclusive deal with Electronic Arts is no more

Racing video games have been an important subgroup of video games as a whole for almost as long as the latter have existed, from 1973's Space Race and 1982's Pole Position to modern day arcade racers like ...More..

Ibrahimovic late strike seals Man United win over Palace
by | Thursday, December 15, 2016

Ibrahimovic late strike seals Man United win over Palace

But Mourinho's men would go in at half-time ahead courtesy of a controversial Pogba goal. When asked if the ball hit his hand, Ibrahimovic replied: 'Could be because the situation was fast. "I didn't discuss ...More..

by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Biathlon body to study McLaren's Russian doping allegations

About 30 sports including football were involved, officials added. "Enough time has passed since the first public WADA and International Olympic Committee announcements regarding dirty athletes in our sport",...More..

Russia accepts IOC plan to retest Olympic doping samples
by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Russia accepts IOC plan to retest Olympic doping samples

But doping was rife in Russian athletics and weightlifting. Rodchenkov has previously informed McLaren that urine samples for Russian athletes at the 2014 Games were swapped out for clean samples through a "m...More..

Mkhitaryan scores, gets hurt as Man United beats Spurs 1-0
by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Mkhitaryan scores, gets hurt as Man United beats Spurs 1-0

It was the Armenian playmaker's second goal in two games, after he opened his account for the club against Zorya Luhansk on Thursday. "Maximum a couple of weeks". Tottenham's manager Mauricio Pochettino felt t...More..

Brazel wins Hong Kong Open for 1st European Tour title
by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Brazel wins Hong Kong Open for 1st European Tour title

Sam Brazel is relishing the prospect of appearing more frequently on the European Tour in 2017 after a career-changing victory at the Hong Kong Open. A fine 64, which included an eagle two, pushed Korea's Soo...More..

Kyle Williams a no go for Bills today
by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Kyle Williams a no go for Bills today

The Steelers prefer to mix up their matchups and Burns is rapidly maturing into the aggressive force they envisioned when they took him with the 25th overall pick in the draft. "I just think my work ethic rea...More..

by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Arsenal to face Bayern again in Champions League

Elsewhere in the draw, Porto will battle Juventus, Real Madrid take on Napoli, last year's finalists Atletico Madrid clash with Bayer Leverkusen and Borussia Dortmund will play Benfica. They have young ...More..

by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Rams fire coach Jeff Fisher after 42-14 loss to Falcons

Fisher was coach when Hayes was drafted in the fourth round by the Titans out of a small-school program at Winston-Salem State. Eric Dickerson summed up Jeff Fisher's firing in three words: "It was time"....More..

by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Joshua stops Molina in 3rd round, retains heavyweight belt

Molina was not able to inconvenience, let alone hurt, Joshua once during the IBF world heavyweight championship bout in Manchester. The risk, the dice being rolled, the 50-50 fights that will excite and ignite ...More..

Murray, Titans run to early lead, hold off Broncos 13-10
by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Murray, Titans run to early lead, hold off Broncos 13-10

The Broncos also couldn't stop the Titans and DeMarco Murray from running the ball all over them in the first half. There is still a chance that the Denver Broncos can make the postseason. But he lost the...More..

by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Bucs pick off Brees, Saints

Quarterback Jameis Winston was the least surprised person in a jam-packed Raymond James Stadium . A month's worth of games - maybe as many as 25 or 30 - could impact who gets in and who is left out. The...More..

by | Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Jose Aldo says he's fighting Max Holloway at UFC 208

Holloway title bout. And the Hawaiian quickly turned his turned his attentions to the Irishman, who was forced to vacate the featherweight strap in the run up to UFC 206, and Aldo, who was installed as champ ...More..

Manchester United to face Saint-Etienne in first Europa League knockout stage
by | Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Manchester United to face Saint-Etienne in first Europa League knockout stage

While the last of Les Verts' league titles came 35 years ago, they still lead the way in terms of all-time Ligue 1 championships with 10 and Mourinho is aware of the prestige surrounding a club that now sit eig...More..

by | Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Ronaldo wins 2016 Ballon d'Or ahead of Messi

Portugal and Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo won the Ballon d'Or award for the fourth time on Monday (Tuesday NZ time) after claiming the European Championship and Champions League titles in 2016....More..