Cardinals and Cubs fire up some beef on baseball’s hot stove

For the second year in a row, comments made by a Cubs player at the team's annual fan fest downtown have sparked something of a war of words with the rival Cardinals. Louis?" "I'm like, 'Zero chance in hell, '" Dempster said. Things could reall... More..

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Philadelphia Eagles defend Carson Wentz after report on 'selfish' QB
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Philadelphia Eagles defend Carson Wentz after report on 'selfish' QB

Our locker room stands behind him all the way. In both cases, Foles excelled in Wentz's absence, leading the Eagles to a first-ever Super Bowl victory previous year and a 4-1 record this season, as well as a wi...More..

Sharapova unimpressed with questions after Melbourne exit
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Sharapova unimpressed with questions after Melbourne exit

Asked if it bothered her, she replied: 'Not really'. Sharapova , screaming as loudly as she can ever have done, saved the first. In doing so, it went straight for the umpire's chair and took off the sun shie...More..

Barca make surprise swoop for Kevin-Prince Boateng
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Barca make surprise swoop for Kevin-Prince Boateng

Mediaset say that negotiations between the Italian side and Barca are scheduled. "Because I'm saying goodbye to an incredible group and club like Sassuolo that gave me a lot", Boateng told Sky in Italy...More..

American teenager Anisimova humbles Sabalenka
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

American teenager Anisimova humbles Sabalenka

Anisimova's first trip to Australia, and third appearance at a major tournament, now progresses to Week 2 and a matchup against two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova , who defeated Belinda Bencic 6-1, 6-4 ...More..

National Football League slates Chiefs, Chargers game for Mexico City
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

National Football League slates Chiefs, Chargers game for Mexico City

The Bengals first played in London in the 2016 season, hosting the Washington Redskins at Wembley Stadium. The Los Angeles Rams , who will face New England in next month's Super Bowl, were among the teams na...More..

Alexander Zverev pummels racket in Australian Open meltdown
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Alexander Zverev pummels racket in Australian Open meltdown

Zverev finally held to end Raonic's run of eight games on the spin, but the disintegration resumed in his next service game, with the German obliterating his racquet after an eighth double fault handed his oppo...More..

Lowry takes Abu Dhabi title at the last after ding-dong Sterne battle
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Lowry takes Abu Dhabi title at the last after ding-dong Sterne battle

Lowry won for the first time since he captured the World Golf Championship at Firestone in the summer of 2015. It's not easy, it's not easy to lie down and showed a bit of bottle and a bit of character there to...More..

National Basketball Association set to ditch London in favour of Paris
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

National Basketball Association set to ditch London in favour of Paris

Noah Vonleh gave the Knicks the 100-99 edge with a one-handed finish over Bryant with 33.7 seconds remaining, and a 3-pointer by Beal rimmed out. That left Washington with one last opportunity. Rookie C Mit...More..

Matic has sights set firmly on top-four finish
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Matic has sights set firmly on top-four finish

And when he was asked if he thought Rashford was now the best centre-forward in the division, Solskjaer said: "You can argue for many strikers but I'm glad he's in my team". 'If you look at the stats, I was...More..

Inspired by young guns, Osaka marches on in Melbourne
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Inspired by young guns, Osaka marches on in Melbourne

Naomi Osaka of Japan stormed into the quarterfinals of the Australian Open after her 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 win over Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova on Monday. "In the second and third set, I calmed down and I tried ...More..

Morning Roundup: Halep edges American at Australian Open; Venus next
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Morning Roundup: Halep edges American at Australian Open; Venus next

In a little over two hours and 10 minutes, Halep finally won 6-7 (2), 6-4, 6-2. "I've no idea how I won tonight", Halep said after the match. "The first two sets were so tough", Williams said on-court a...More..

Serena Williams comes through Simona Halep battle to reach last eight
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Serena Williams comes through Simona Halep battle to reach last eight

The win for Williams was made sweeter by the fact Romanian Halep had beaten her sister Venus in the previous round to face both sisters in succession, albeit gaining her retribution by being pushed all the way ...More..

Jurgen Klopp’s relief evident after dramatic Crystal Palace win
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Jurgen Klopp’s relief evident after dramatic Crystal Palace win

Liverpool will enter the contest with a four-point lead atop the Premier League standings and can extend its advantage over Manchester City to seven points with a win over Crystal Palace . "We had to reac...More..

Serena Williams consoles teen opponent at Australian Open: ‘Don’t cry’
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Serena Williams consoles teen opponent at Australian Open: ‘Don’t cry’

Might Venus offer her sibling any tips? The Japanese player won their first meeting 6-3, 6-4 in the second round of Toronto in 2017, but Sevastova captured two straight-sets victories past year in Doha and Beij...More..

James Harden scores 58, but Nets beat Rockets
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

James Harden scores 58, but Nets beat Rockets

But Brooklyn closed on a torrid run, scoring from outside, in the paint and at the line with 10 unanswered points from that point on. Brooklyn comes in a half-game behind the sixth-place Miami Heat (21-21) in...More..

Barty reaches fourth round with strong win over Sakkari
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Barty reaches fourth round with strong win over Sakkari

The six-time champion conceded only three points on his first serve in a 6-2, 7-5, 6-2 win over 21-year-old American Taylor Fritz, who was bidding to reach the fourth round at a major for the first time. She is...More..

Sarri Chelsea working hard on Higuain deal Morata suffering difficult moment
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Sarri Chelsea working hard on Higuain deal Morata suffering difficult moment

Confirmation of the deal has not come in time for Higuain to be eligible to feature against Arsenal on Saturday, but Sarri said he has faith in Granovskaia's ability to get it over the line after suggesting...More..

New England Patriots: W2W4 AFC Championship Game vs Kansas City Chiefs
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

New England Patriots: W2W4 AFC Championship Game vs Kansas City Chiefs

James White was outstanding racking up double-digit catches and Julian Edelman was well...Julian Edelman. Daniel Silva is taking his son to their first AFC championship game on Sunday, so they're going all ...More..

Highlights from day four at the Australian Open
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Highlights from day four at the Australian Open

Konta prevailed in more than three-and-a-half hours the last time the pair met in NY and, when they took to the court in the early hours of Friday morning, the signs were for more of the same, although they wer...More..

Dana White Doesn't
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Dana White Doesn't "Give A Sh*t" About Ariel Helwani's Comments

As Miragliotta moved in to pause the heavyweight action, Hardy got in one follow-up right hand. As Crowder lay blinking up at the ceiling, Miragliotta let it be known that he meant to disqualify Hardy if Crow...More..

Sarri: 'Chelsea hard to motivate'
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Sarri: 'Chelsea hard to motivate'

First half goals from Alex Lacazette and Laurent Koscielny sealed the win - with the home side excelling at the back while looking lively up front, as they pressed intensively for the majority of the match, p...More..

Australian Open 2019: Day 8, Match Points
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Australian Open 2019: Day 8, Match Points

Unfortunately, it wasn't almost enough to stop the 37-year-old easing to victory. The Japanese player won their first meeting 6-3, 6-4 in the second round of Toronto in 2017, but Sevastova captured two straight...More..

How to Watch Tiafoe vs Dimitrov Online [Australian Open]
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

How to Watch Tiafoe vs Dimitrov Online [Australian Open]

Bidding for an 18th Grand Slam title, second seed Nadal will play unseeded American Frances Tiafoe for a place in the semi-finals. A shell-shocked Berdych finally exerted some pressure on the 17-time Grand ...More..

Australian Open 2019: Roger Federer knocked out by Greek wunderkind Stefanos Tsitsipas
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Australian Open 2019: Roger Federer knocked out by Greek wunderkind Stefanos Tsitsipas

I haven't seen such a loud crowd in my life'. Federer, who was aiming for a hat-trick of titles in Australia , was left to rue 12 missed break point opportunities and 55 unforced errors. The call distracted ...More..

by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Spidercam crashes into chair umpire’s sun shield at Australian Open

Her ranking was languishing in the 200s when she chose to take an indefinite break from tennis in late 2014 and she used some of the time away from the game to follow another sporting interest, playing cricke...More..

Defending champ Wozniacki leaves Aus Open with held high despite Sharapova loss
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Defending champ Wozniacki leaves Aus Open with held high despite Sharapova loss

The two haven't played since 2015 when Sharapova finished the year ranked fourth and Wozniacki was 17th. Her next opponent will be Danielle Collins after the American beat France's Caroline Garcia 6-3, 6-...More..

Pacquiao Vs. Broner Live Stream: How To Watch Manny Pacquiao Vs
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Pacquiao Vs. Broner Live Stream: How To Watch Manny Pacquiao Vs

The two fighters slugged it out Sunday at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas , Nevada. As a member of PBC, Pacquiao has a number of potential big welterweight fights to have, but those fights can't happen unless...More..

Mickelson Maintains Two-shot Desert Classic Lead
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Mickelson Maintains Two-shot Desert Classic Lead

Adam Hadwin, who fired a 59 at La Quinta in the third round in 2017, picked up five shots over the last six holes at the Stadium Course, including a 60-yard hole-out for eagle at the 16th, as he soared to seven...More..

Bhullar Rises to Tied-19th in Abu Dhabi
by | Saturday, January 19, 2019

Bhullar Rises to Tied-19th in Abu Dhabi

Power got back to level for the tournament after 11 holes when he followed a bogey at the second with three birdies. "Some of the shots early on were pretty horrendous". After a rocky start to his second roun...More..