• Kerber wins Sydney title in flawless start to 2018
Kerber wins Sydney title in flawless start to 2018

Barty though does have what it takes to defeat Kerber. "I felt like it was a pretty good level". They now share a 1-1 head to head record against one another, with the Australian defeating Kerber in straight sets in China a year ago after losing to the German earlier in 2017 in Brisbane.

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  • Reasons Why Liverpool Will Beat Manchester City
Reasons Why Liverpool Will Beat Manchester City

I was not sure before the game, but it was easy to say afterwards that yes, I'm sure! Guardiola includes Liverpool , City's opponents on Sunday, in the list of high-quality attacking teams in the Premier League. Arsenal will go into this game looking for their first win in 2018, although as so often has been the case in recent years one of the...

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  • Kane Sets Tottenham Scoring Record In Everton Rout
Kane Sets Tottenham Scoring Record In Everton Rout

Spurs are now in fifth spot in the league, just outside the Champions League spaces, and three points behind Liverpool in fourth. The honeymoon period is over for Big Sam . But that arrived soon enough and in superbly stylish fashion as Serge Aurier , Son and Alli combined beautifully to open up the chance for Eriksen to smash home.

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  • NBC to offer virtual reality coverage of PyeongChang Olympics
NBC to offer virtual reality coverage of PyeongChang Olympics

The VR experience is enabled by Intel True VR technology , which uses multiple camera pods at each event to create interactive 360-degree virtual reality environments. The VR video content, powered by Intel TrueVR, will be available to users of Windows, Samsung and Google VR headsets, and for Android and iOS devices through the NBC Sports VR a...

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  • Manchester United have raised ticket prices for Sevilla fans in Champions League
Manchester United have raised ticket prices for Sevilla fans in Champions League

Sevilla were heavily criticised in December when it was revealed that United supporters travelling to the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on 21 February would be forced to pay between £89 (€100) and £133 (€150) for a ticket in the away end. File image of Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium. In an email to supporters who have been successful in ac...

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  • Ronaldo and Messi headline the 2017 UEFA Team of the Year
Ronaldo and Messi headline the 2017 UEFA Team of the Year

European football's governing body's official website announced the group, assembled in a fantasy Team of the Year, drawing on 8.8 million votes from fans worldwide. De Bruyne's sparkling performance for Manchester City earned him a place in the team for the first time. However, the Spurs and England forward was absent from the 2017 Team of the...

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  • Big Sheets of Water Ice Lie Just Beneath the Surface of Mars
Big Sheets of Water Ice Lie Just Beneath the Surface of Mars

NASA and other organizations hoping to send people to Mars want to harvest as many resources from the planet itself as possible in order to limit the amount of stuff they would need to send from Earth off to Mars . Shane Byrne , a planetary scientist at the University of Arizona and one of the study's authors, told Reuters the discovery a pote...

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  • Coquelin leaves Arsenal after 10 years to join Valencia
Coquelin leaves Arsenal after 10 years to join Valencia

The Frenchman has signed a four and a half year deal at the Mestalla with an 80 million euros buyout clause inserted in his contract. The former France Under-21 worldwide, who has yet to make a senior appearance for his country, says he spoke to several of his Arsenal colleagues - including Spain global Santi Cazorla - before committing to a mo...

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  • MLB Rumors: Astros To Land Gerrit Cole In Trade Despite Yankees' Interest
MLB Rumors: Astros To Land Gerrit Cole In Trade Despite Yankees' Interest

The report comes after weeks of speculation that Cole could be headed to the New York Yankees. Passan did note that "generally, this sort of thing winds up with a deal being consummated". Acquiring Cole would bolster the Astros' already stellar starting rotation, as Justin Verlander , Dallas Keuchel , Lance McCullers Jr. and Charlie Morton ...

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  • Browns Hire Eliot Wolf As Assistant GM
Browns Hire Eliot Wolf As Assistant GM

The Packers had a change in the front office with general manager Ted Thompson stepping down from his role. The Raiders also showed interest in Wolf, who opted for a Browns staff that now houses three former Packers front-office executives in Wolf, Dorsey and Alonzo Highsmith.

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  • Matt Patricia Is Favorite For Lions Job But Prefers Giants
Matt Patricia Is Favorite For Lions Job But Prefers Giants

The New England Patriots defensive coordinator was thought to be a sure-thing to end up the Detroit Lions head coach, according reports. He also thinks Patricia and new general manager Dave Gettleman would be on the same page in terms of putting that strong defensive team together.

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  • Marvel's 'Runaways' Officially Renewed for Season 2 on Hulu
Marvel's 'Runaways' Officially Renewed for Season 2 on Hulu

The first season was written and showrun by Gossip Girl and The O.C. creators Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage and starred Rhenzy Feliz , Lyrica Okano , Virginia Gardner , Ariela Barer , Gregg Sulkin,Allegra Acosta, Annie Wersching , Ryan Sands , Angel Parker , Ever Carradine,James Marsters, Kevin Weisman , Brigid Brannah , Jame...

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  • Monaco boss Jardim tempts Liverpool into huge Lemar bid
Monaco boss Jardim tempts Liverpool into huge Lemar bid

Monaco head coach Leonardo Jardim has refused to completely rule out a major sale in the January window amid widespread reports that Liverpool are hunting Thomas Lemar . Manchester City still hope to strike a deal for Alexis Sanchez this month after their summer deadline day move collapsed, a development that would once again see Arsenal t...

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  • Ex-striker explains why Alexis Sanchez wants to leave Arsenal
Ex-striker explains why Alexis Sanchez wants to leave Arsenal

Alexis was left out of Arsenal's squad for the trip to the City ground. I understand that Sanchez has again reiterated his desire to leave to Arsenal - and they are now ready to listen, and the player is hopeful that City can strike a deal this month, rather than waiting until the summer, when he can move on a free transfer.

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  • New signing Van Dijk's header wins it for Liverpool
New signing Van Dijk's header wins it for Liverpool

However, Van Dijk met Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's inswinging corner with a firm downwards header five minutes from time in front of the Kop to secure the hosts' place in round four and induce wild celebrations both on the pitch and in the stands.

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  • Steelers To Play Jaguars In AFC Divisional Game
Steelers To Play Jaguars In AFC Divisional Game

A drab first quarter finished scoreless and the second quarter almost followed suit as both sides started nervously before a fantastic interception by Jaguars cornerback Aaron Colvin gave the match some spark. It's the third time they've met this season. The Jaguars will face the Steelers in Pittsburgh in the AFC Divisional round next week. T...

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  • Packers hiring Brian Gutekunst as general manager
Packers hiring Brian Gutekunst as general manager

Gutekunst just completed his 19th season in the team's player personnel department. After Green Bay took Gutekunst off the market, it appears there's a leader in the clubhouse for the Texans job - and it's not a Patriots staffer. Packers president Mark Murphy and coach Mike McCarthy interviewed director of football operations Eliot Wolf on Thur...

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  • How to Watch Saints vs. Panthers
How to Watch Saints vs. Panthers

But despite the Panthers' subpar showing against their wild card weekend opponent, Carolina has history on its side. Once the speedy Ginn had the ball in his hands, he was able to sprint away from Bradberry. "It's going to be a big deal for us to get the running game going early", running back Cameron Artis-Payne told USA TODAY Sports. Bills ...

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  • Salah - footballer of the year in Africa
Salah - footballer of the year in Africa

The Liverpool striker has had a stunning year as part of the Egyptian team which made it to the Africa Cup of Nations final in February. Salah has had an awesome season with Liverpool, scoring 23 goals for his team, including 17 goals in the Premier League, to be the league's top goal scorer.

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  • Mark Davis' Jon Gruden gamble all about Vegas, baby!
Mark Davis' Jon Gruden gamble all about Vegas, baby!

Gruden was head coach of the Raiders from 1998 until 2001 when he was traded to the Buccaneers. The Raiders have been locked in on Gruden - who has been out of coaching since 2008 - as reports surfaced of a reunion last weekend. Gruden told ESPN earlier this week that he had a good talk with Davis about returning to the organization and bel...

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  • Risky wind chills expected Saturday; warmer temps Sunday
Risky wind chills expected Saturday; warmer temps Sunday

NCZ001-002-018-VAZ015-061100- /O.CON.KRNK.WC.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-180106T1700Z/ Ashe-Alleghany NC-Watauga-Grayson- Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Boone, Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, and Volney 944 PM EST Fri Jan 5 2018.

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  • NFC wild-card preview: Can Falcons stop Todd Gurley, Rams?
NFC wild-card preview: Can Falcons stop Todd Gurley, Rams?

He's averaged 52.5 receiving yards per game this season with six touchdowns through the air. The Falcons defense ranks eighth in points allowed at 19.7 points per game, meaning the Rams' high-scoring attack could be faced with a challenge.

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  • Jon Gruden Officially Announced as New Raiders Head Coach
Jon Gruden Officially Announced as New Raiders Head Coach

The team reportedly offered Gruden an ownership stake in the team if he accepted the coaching position, but who needs an ownership stake when you can have $100 million in cold, hard cash instead? He last coached the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2008.

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  • Titans rally to edge Chiefs 22-21 in playoffs
Titans rally to edge Chiefs 22-21 in playoffs

The Titans got on the board with a 49-yard field goal by Ryan Succop, but Kansas City made it 21-3 in the final seconds of the first half on a 14-yard scoring pass from Smith to Demarcus Robinson. But on third-and-6, he scrambled left before firing a pass into the end zone, where it was deflected into the air by Chiefs cornerback Darrelle Revis.

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  • [Teams] Man Utd vs Derby County: Confirmed Line-Ups From Old Trafford
[Teams] Man Utd vs Derby County: Confirmed Line-Ups From Old Trafford

Derby finds itself in good position to secure promotion to the Premier League , as the Rams sit second in the Championship with 49 points. United's best chance fell to Rashford two minutes later, but he fired over the crossbar after Juan Mata had forced Carson to save a free-kick headed for the top left corner of the net.

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  • Conte discusses Chelsea's draw with Arsenal and Morata's misses
Conte discusses Chelsea's draw with Arsenal and Morata's misses

He has to continue to work and improve. "For a striker it is very important to score, it is a pity, he had many chances to score, but I'm very happy with his commitment and effort for the team". Arsene Wenger , Manager of Arsenal looks on prior to kick off during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Arsenal at Liberty Stadiu...

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  • Barkley undergoes physical in Chelsea
Barkley undergoes physical in Chelsea

Barkley dramatically changed his mind about joining the Premier League champions on transfer deadline day last summer after a fee in the region of £30m had been agreed with Everton , but the source said that the deal has been revived and is nearing completion.

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  • Return date finally announced for Cavaliers All-Star Isaiah Thomas
Return date finally announced for Cavaliers All-Star Isaiah Thomas

Thomas will return from his hip injury on Tuesday night when the Cavaliers host the Portland Trail Blazers , but will sit out Wednesday night's visit to the TD Garden. Thomas said he didn't want to force it on Wednesday night, and can wait until February to face his former team. "I have no feel for the game right now".

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  • Raiders preparing to offer Jon Gruden head coach job
Raiders preparing to offer Jon Gruden head coach job

At this point, it seems a foregone conclusion that the Oakland Raiders will be hiring Jon Gruden for a second go-round heading into the 2018 season. Del Rio then had an awkward and emotional post game press conference with the media where he addressed his dismissal. But again, Gruden has not coached since 2008 .

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  • Gionta, Bourque to lead Olympic Team USA in men's ice hockey
Gionta, Bourque to lead Olympic Team USA in men's ice hockey

USA Hockey announced its roster for the 2018 Olympics during Monday's Winter Classic, and while there is no shortage of great stories surrounding the athletes chosen to compete in PyeongChang, one stood out. There will be two more goaltenders added to the roster "later in January", according to USA Hockey. "Pfalzer, who made her full national team...

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