• Day 11 preview: One step closer to the top
Day 11 preview: One step closer to the top

But she would go on to stave off the next three match points. Pliskova somehow came back from 5-1 down in the third, saving four match points, in a quarterfinal stunner on Wednesday. Osaka beat Williams in the final in NY to win her first Slam title last September. Osaka has been the more consistent player throughout the tournament and is capable o...

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  • Old MS Dhoni is back with vengeance: Allan Border
Old MS Dhoni is back with vengeance: Allan Border

Kohli also ended 2018 as the top-ranked Test and ODI batsman in the player rankings while his side finished the year as the top-ranked side in Tests and number two behind England in ODIs. They will be confident after beating Australia in their own backyard. Kohli's stats are astounding - 1,322 runs at an average of 55.08 with five centuries in ...

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  • Chiefs could be interested in Rex Ryan as next DC
Chiefs could be interested in Rex Ryan as next DC

Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo. Spagnuolo and Chiefs coach Andy Reid worked together when they were part of the Eagles' staff from 1999-2006. Spagnuolo ran the Giants defense from 2007-08 - including ruining the Patriots' flawless season in Super Bowl XLII - and again from 2015-17, which ended with replacing fired head coach Ben McAdoo f...

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  • Kevin-Prince Boateng set for Barcelona debut today
Kevin-Prince Boateng set for Barcelona debut today

Unai Emery has been singing the praises of Monchi, one of the contenders to become Arsenal's new technical director. "I can only say he is a good person and a good professional". "It's not my issue. I can say the same: if the club chose to sign a sporting director, then I will agree with them". Emery had previously said he could only take pl...

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  • Pakistani cricketer slammed for 'racist slur' in South Africa
Pakistani cricketer slammed for 'racist slur' in South Africa

Instead, Sarfraz said his comments - which specifically referenced the amount of fortune Phehlukwayo enjoyed while batting - was "not directed towards anyone in particular". South Africa beat Pakistan in the second one-day worldwide on Tuesday in Durban to level their five-match series as unbeaten half-centuries from Rassie van der Dussen and Andi...

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  • Barcelona sign Frenkie de Jong from Ajax in £65.3m deal
Barcelona sign Frenkie de Jong from Ajax in £65.3m deal

De Jong had been a target for a number of top clubs across Europe such as Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester City and Bayern Munich. However, Boateng is clearly not a long-term solution for Barca, especially in midfield and Ajax starlet Frenkie de Jong has been heavily linked with the club yet again in recent days.

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  • Pablo Carreno Busta throws racket bag after loss to Kei Nishikori
Pablo Carreno Busta throws racket bag after loss to Kei Nishikori

Kei Nishikori is the marathon man of the 2019 Australian Open , winning his third five-setter in four matches to reach the quarter-finals for the fourth time (also 2012, 2015-2016). In a second tie-break, Nishikori tightened up his game, dictated with his backhand and waited for errors from Carreno Busta. The crowd was as appreciative of the fi...

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  • Eden Hazard opens door for Real Madrid once more
Eden Hazard opens door for Real Madrid once more

It will be a huge blow for Maurizio Sarri to lose Hazard and if the Belgian is set to move to Real Madrid , at least we should make the Spanish giants pay through their noses. "But there are things that could make me stay too". Though speculation was continuous, Hazard remained a Chelsea player. He cut a frustrated figure during the 2-0 defe...

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  • Feisty American humbles Kerber at Open
Feisty American humbles Kerber at Open

Collins is not happy just to be here or honored to be playing against the best women in the world, and she's not about to say so simply for the sound bite. "She was never going to go away". It clearly worked out well for me. If I'm not, I still tell myself I'm the best. Kerber put her under constant pressure but after 13 minutes, the German foun...

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  • Naomi Osaka powers past injured Elina Svitolina into Australian Open semis
Naomi Osaka powers past injured Elina Svitolina into Australian Open semis

I took my chances and I won. "In my opinion, to be No 1 in the world and to be the best player in the world, it's a little bit different". She said the big-serving Czech seventh seed was simply too good on the crunch points and she had learned lessons from the experience.

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  • Another disappointing grand-slam performance from Alexander Zverev
Another disappointing grand-slam performance from Alexander Zverev

Raonic proved to be Zverev's nemesis once again at Grand Slams, after having been the cause of his elimination at Wimbledon in 2017. Showcasing his disappointment, Zverev added: "I mean, I played bad". Discussing the rivalry among the group, Zverev, who is coached by Ivan Lendl, said: "I was happy for Foe, obviously I'm very close to him". If...

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  • American Family Plans Downtown Building
American Family Plans Downtown Building

An official statement from MillerCoors confirmed the name change Tuesday morning. Miller Park is about to get a new name, courtesy of a Madison-based insurance company, but the bigger news for Milwaukee is American Family Insurance's plan to open a downtown Milwaukee office.

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  • Debutant stuns second seed Angelique Kerber at Australian Open
Debutant stuns second seed Angelique Kerber at Australian Open

Of her latest birthday victory, Kerber said on court: "I always enjoy my birthdays here". Next up for Collins will be either compatriot and fifth seed Sloane Stephens or Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova , who meet in the last match of the evening.

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  • Long pips Mickelson to victory at the Deset Classic
Long pips Mickelson to victory at the Deset Classic

And I missed a bunch of short ones on the front and some birdie opportunities, but it felt terrible with the putter . "For whatever reason as soon as I get down here in the desert I start playing some good golf". It is one of three courses in use during the tournament, which includes the Nicklaus Tournament Course at PGA West and La Quinta Country...

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  • Brooke Henderson struggles in final round of Tournament of Champions
Brooke Henderson struggles in final round of Tournament of Champions

On a day when colder temperatures (just above 10 deg C) and gusty winds made life more hard at the Four Seasons Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida , Ji shook off back-to-back opening bogeys to win her fifth LPGA title. "It was a little bit chilly for me today". Ji moved ahead with a birdie on the par-five 13th and cancelled out a blemish at t...

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  • Darren McFadden arrested on DWI at Texas Whataburger
Darren McFadden arrested on DWI at Texas Whataburger

McKinney police arrested McFadden and charged him with DWI and resisting arrest, according to jail records. Multiple sources tell us McFadden's driver's side and passenger windows were smashed during the incident. After struggling with injuries in 2017, McFadden chose to retire in November. A phone number for McFadden couldn't be found and it's u...

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  • History-maker Virat Kohli reacts to winning all three major ICC awards
History-maker Virat Kohli reacts to winning all three major ICC awards

Three players each from India and New Zealand feature in the Test team , while four each from India and England are part of the ODI side for the year 2018. After missing out on a chance to host worldwide games for two years due to drainage problems and subsequent delays in revamping of the outfield, the stadium is the venue for the openi...

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  • Sooners QB, A’s pick Kyler Murray declares for NFL draft
Sooners QB, A’s pick Kyler Murray declares for NFL draft

Sanders said "life won't allow" Murray to play both sports because he's a quarterback. Among those players is New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley who spoke to TMZ about Murray's choice to declare for the draft. The Cardinals hold the No. 1 pick, but just selected Josh Rosen in the first round previous year. He will need to make up his...

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  • Zion Williamson won't leave Duke early, sit out for NBA Draft
Zion Williamson won't leave Duke early, sit out for NBA Draft

For the most comprehensive local coverage, subscribe today. A 40.9 percent team from three coming in, the 'Hoos were just 3-of-17 on Saturday, and it wasn't because Duke was doing a great job closing out. The Tar Heels shot 55 percent, including 9 of 20 from beyond the arc, and showed why they're ranked second in the nation in rebounds by grabb...

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  • Marcelo Bielsa: Championship clubs write to EFL demanding thorough 'spygate' inquiry
Marcelo Bielsa: Championship clubs write to EFL demanding thorough 'spygate' inquiry

The "spygate" scandal, as it has been dubbed, involved Bielsa sending a member of his staff down to the Derby training ground to watch them train ahead of their Championship game at Elland Road eight days ago, which Leeds won 2-0. They said "no, we want to watch to see what you do". So why does he think it's acceptable to do it? The transfer come...

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