• Federer beats Tiafoe, looks forward to playing Serena
Federer beats Tiafoe, looks forward to playing Serena

It was the first time the stars had ever gone head-to-head, with Federer and Swiss partner Belinda Bencic beating United States pair Williams and Frances Tiafoe in straight sets in their Group B clash. I think his serve is super-underestimated. "It was great fun, she is a great champion, you see how focussed and determined she is and I love t...

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  • Dominic Solanke completes a medical at Crystal Palace
Dominic Solanke completes a medical at Crystal Palace

Sarri revealed to reporters prior to today's encounter that want-away midfielders Danny Drinkwater and Cesc Fabregas suffered training-ground injuries and they were left out of his squad list on Sunday. In the last five minutes, Wilfried Zaha blasted over, while substitute Connor Wickham repeated the trick shortly afterwards as Palace fired a...

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  • Arsenal should demand more than £9m if PSG want Ramsey in January
Arsenal should demand more than £9m if PSG want Ramsey in January

Arsenal are reportedly interested in Sevilla midfielder Ever Banega as a potential Ramsey replacement. The midfielder has been at the club since 2008 and has made over 350 appearances, contributing over 60 goals and 60 assists over that 10-year period.

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  • Browns QB Baker Mayfield could break Russell Wilson’s rookie passing touchdown record
Browns QB Baker Mayfield could break Russell Wilson’s rookie passing touchdown record

Conner has rushed for 909 yards and 12 touchdowns this year and also has 467 receiving yards. Despite winning in Week 17 vs. the Bengals, 16-13 , the Steelers came up one half-game short of the Ravens (10-6) in the AFC North standings and one half-game short of the final Wild Card slot.

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  • Britain beats Greece, Australia defeats France at Hopman Cup
Britain beats Greece, Australia defeats France at Hopman Cup

Serena Williams cut a glamorous figure in a red mini dress on Monday , as she arrived for the Hopman Cup New Years Eve Ball in Australia. It was my first match back (today), she played unbelievable. "I felt a bit uncomfortable in the first match I played. She is one of the biggest champions in our sport ever, men and women combined, so it is gr...

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  • Kyle Kuzma takes blame for Lakers’ loss to Kings
Kyle Kuzma takes blame for Lakers’ loss to Kings

He saw 19 minutes in the first game without James and Rondo, scoring 10 points with three assists and two rebounds. Bogdanovic had a team-high 23 points, with 12 of those coming in the fourth quarter. And even while taking a backseat for the most part offensively, has averaged 15.5 points per game this season. Lakers coach Luke Walton said th...

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  • Moses Set To Get Chelsea Recall For Crystal Palace Clash
Moses Set To Get Chelsea Recall For Crystal Palace Clash

Alvaro Morata may be involved in the squad after a knee problem, as could Andreas Christensen who has missed the last two games with a hamstring injury. Hazard has revealed that every time an opposing defender attempts to kick him out of action, he only grows stronger and more determined to conjure something special.

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  • Inter captain Icardi condemns racism following chants allegedly aimed at Napoli's Koulibaly
Inter captain Icardi condemns racism following chants allegedly aimed at Napoli's Koulibaly

The chants intensified when the 27-year-old was sent off with ten minutes to go in the match for sarcastically clapping the referee. "They'll probably make us lose the game if we walk off, but we are prepared to do it", he said. "It's the moment to say "Enough" to hatred in football, "Enough" to racism and any form of discrimination in the stadium"...

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  • Gerrard’s ‘not fit to wear the shirt’ blast lifts Rangers
Gerrard’s ‘not fit to wear the shirt’ blast lifts Rangers

There was a different body language, physicality, and in his hold-up play he has to be that week in week out for us to evolve as a team. Speaking in his pre-match press conference he said: "We have to bring our A game". "We know that we have to bring our best to get the result we want. We've certainly got respect for the opposition but what a fan...

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  • Jasprit Bumrah gives India control on 15-wicket day vs Australia
Jasprit Bumrah gives India control on 15-wicket day vs Australia

The four-match series is level at 1-1, after India won the first Test in Adelaide by 31 runs and Australia won the second Test in Perth by 146 runs. Australia's top six, unable to fill the huge void left by the absence of suspended superstars Steve Smith and David Warner , surrendered in collapses of 3-29 and 3-13 on Friday.

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  • Chiefs miss out on D.J. Swearinger after Cardinals claim safety
Chiefs miss out on D.J. Swearinger after Cardinals claim safety

Swearinger began his career with the Cardinals in the first place, so the waiver claim is actually a homecoming for all parties involved. Former South Carolina Gamecocks football star D.J. Fortunately for Swearinger, the Cardinals are willing to absorb him back into their roster for at least the remainder of the 2018 National Football League se...

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  • Boxing Day Test: Peter Siddle drops simple chance to dismiss Rohit Sharma
Boxing Day Test: Peter Siddle drops simple chance to dismiss Rohit Sharma

At stumps of Day one, India were 215 for 2 with Virat Kohli (47) and Chesteshwar Pujara (68) at the crease. Starc, Cummins and Josh Hazlewood have already delivered a combined 84 overs in the match. Pujara's vigil ended soon after with Cummins finding some luck to get a ball to shoot through low and hit off stump to end his 319-ball maratho...

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  • Ricardo Pereira scores stunning victor for Leicester against Manchester City
Ricardo Pereira scores stunning victor for Leicester against Manchester City

The question is, will the lack of midfield signing to rotate with and ultimately succeed Fernandinho cost City trophies this season including the Premier League? Goals from Dejan Lovren, Mo Salah , Xherdan Shaqiri and Fabinho gave the Reds a comfortable Boxing Day victory at Anfield while a stunning strike from Ricardo Pereira saw Cit...

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  • Hodgson: Liverpool will slip-up in title race
Hodgson: Liverpool will slip-up in title race

The late collapse to miss out in 2014 was perhaps the more immediately painful experience for Liverpool fans, but the failure of 2009, under Benitez, maybe offers more reason for regret. The Reds boss spoke about his fellow title challengers as his side prepare for a clash against Newcastle on Boxing Day. "We've found the games against Totten...

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  • Lennox Lewis believes Joshua does not want to fight Wilder or Fury
Lennox Lewis believes Joshua does not want to fight Wilder or Fury

What remained of the 19,000 sell-out O2 crowd voiced their frustration before Whyte stormed back to his dressing room. He starts piping up and I was, 'Alright, cool.' I was quite respectful but if Dillian steps in the ring with me, trust me, none of these heavyweights are on my level.

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  • Raptors' Lowry, Ibaka to sit out against Pacers
Raptors' Lowry, Ibaka to sit out against Pacers

Matthew Dellavedova notched double-figures in his fourth straight game in his reunion tour with the Wine & Gold - finishing with 13 points, going 5-of-9 from the floor and 3-of-4 from beyond the arc to go with a team-best seven assists. The dunk came with about six minutes remaining in the Raptors' 99-96 victory on Wednesday at Scotiabank Arena in...

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  • Ron Rivera: Cam Newton
Ron Rivera: Cam Newton "disappointed", but understood our thinking

Bear in mind, there is a single exception to Cam Newton's encampment: if the Panthers somehow sneak into the playoff picture in the season finale against the mighty New Orleans Saints . "It's not something that hasn't got worse over the weeks or hasn't got better over the weeks". After the loss Monday night, Newton admitted he's struggling wit...

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  • Manny Machado arrives in Philadelphia
Manny Machado arrives in Philadelphia

According to the Athletic's Lindsey Adler , the meeting lasted just 90 minutes. For those Yankees fans hoping for Manny Machado for Christmas, it looks like you're going to have to wait a little bit longer. MLB.com writer Todd Zolecki suggests that the Phillies - who are poised to make a big move this offseason - actually prefer Machado t...

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  • Andros Townsend scores stunner as Crystal Palace shock Manchester City
Andros Townsend scores stunner as Crystal Palace shock Manchester City

With the Christmas schedule in mind, City manager Pep Guardiola continued to ease De Bruyne and Sergio Aguero back into action after injury by starting both on the bench. The ball was lofted in towards the City area and the home team attempted to clear with a couple of poorly placed headers. It was a stunning development for a City side that ...

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  • Dodgers Trading Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp and Alex Wood to Reds
Dodgers Trading Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp and Alex Wood to Reds

Yasiel Puig's time in Los Angeles is over. Profar, who hit 20 homers while playing all four infield positions with Texas last season, was dealt to Oakland; the Rays acquired right-hander Rollie Lacy from the Rangers and right-hander Emilio Pagan and a 2019 draft pick from the A's; and the Rangers received four prospects from Tampa Bay and Oaklan...

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