• Australia, New Zealand to meet in Sydney women's 7s final
Australia, New Zealand to meet in Sydney women's 7s final

Following South Africa's fourth, Dan Bibby's grubber and gather got England back in the game and although they pressured the men in green on a number of occasions, they were unable to cross and Senatla scored a breakaway try to secure the win.

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  • Stipe Miocic to Defend UFC Title for 4th Time in Las Vegas
Stipe Miocic to Defend UFC Title for 4th Time in Las Vegas

As first reported my Ariel Helwani and MMA Fighting on Friday , Miocic and Cormier will step into the Octagon to face one another in what will be one of the most anticipated showdowns of the year in mixed martial arts. This got him back in the win column after losing his title at the hands of violent head kick from Jon Jones at UFC 214. T...

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  • Federer backs Chung for top 10 spot
Federer backs Chung for top 10 spot

Chung's unexpected run to be the first South Korean in a Grand Slam semi-final included wins over 12-time Grand Slam victor Novak Djokovic and fourth seed Alexander Zverev . "At what stage, how much, we will see". His strong year in 2017 has carried right over into the 2018 ATP World Tour . I did see today why he beat the players like Novak, S...

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  • Caroline Wozniacki storms into first Australian Open closing
Caroline Wozniacki storms into first Australian Open closing

I will be much better in the future", she said, adding, "It's a bit of a good feeling (not to fear losing). Considering he's won 19 grand slams - not to mention off-court achievements such as his family life with Mirka and two sets of twins - there's little reason to doubt Federer's words.

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  • South Koreans are not happy to be Olympic partners with the North
South Koreans are not happy to be Olympic partners with the North

The initial talks involved the North's proposal to send an Olympic delegation to the Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea . Earlier this month, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump escalated tensions when they traded boasts about their nation's nuclear arsenal.

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  • Ronald Gasser Convicted of Manslaughter in Fatal Shooting of Joe McKnight
Ronald Gasser Convicted of Manslaughter in Fatal Shooting of Joe McKnight

The shooting sparked protests in Jefferson Parish after deputies made a decision to release and not immediately charge Gasser, who admitted to shooting McKnight and turned his firearm over to authorities. Prosecutors didn't deny that McKnight was driving dangerously the night he was killed. Responding to the defense allegations that McKnight drove ...

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  • DeMarcus Cousins Suffers Torn Achilles
DeMarcus Cousins Suffers Torn Achilles

Sacramento received three players (Buddy Hield, Tyreke Evans and Langston Galloway) and two draft picks from the Pelicans in exchange for Cousins and Omri Casspi (who's now with the Warriors), with the picks turning into Zach Collins - who was traded to Portland - and Frank Mason III.

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  • Donaldson delights in Dubai as McIlroy maintains fine form
Donaldson delights in Dubai as McIlroy maintains fine form

Among those still on the course, McIlroy was 10 under after 11 holes. A 65 from Branden Grace was the lowest completed round of the day to move the South African to 11 under, alongside Sweden's Alexander Bjork who has played 12 holes of his second round.

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  • No holidays from tennis for Federer and Cilic
No holidays from tennis for Federer and Cilic

The contest under the roof at Rod Laver Arena lasted only 62 minutes and about five of those came when Chung received a medical timeout at 1-4 in the second set for the problem to his left foot. It is fair bet that few would have picked South Korean Chung Hyeon to be the player to break the dominance Roger Federer and the other members of the "...

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  • What has Eagles' Super Bowl run been like for Carson Wentz?
What has Eagles' Super Bowl run been like for Carson Wentz?

The 25-year-old made significant progress in his development this past season where he was the frontrunner in the MVP conversation before tearing his ACL against the Los Angeles Rams in Week 14 . I'm a part of this team just like anyone else. "Obviously, you don't get the reps during the season". He didn't really have a preseason either, dealing w...

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  • Tiger Woods in danger of missing cut
Tiger Woods in danger of missing cut

In his first official start since this time previous year, Woods took a while to dust off the rust, but the quality of his shotmaking improved as the round progressed on the South course at Torrey Pines. After a par at the par-three 15th, Woods was in the fairway again at 16, and again came away with a par. Tiger Woods lines up a putt on the tent...

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  • Eli Manning has 'got years left' - Giants coach hopeful over star QB
Eli Manning has 'got years left' - Giants coach hopeful over star QB

Shurmur did not dance around issues involving two marquee players he inherits, stating he believes Eli Manning remains a viable, winning starting quarterback and Odell Beckham is a supreme talent and it will be important to forge a relationship with the star receiver.

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  • EA, Disney, NFL Team Up on Long-Term Deal
EA, Disney, NFL Team Up on Long-Term Deal

Disney XD will be airing weekly broadcasts of the Madden NFL Ultimate League . The Madden NFL 18 Club Championship Divisional Finals will air live from the Pro Bowl on ESPNEWS Jan. Madden NFL Ultimate League is a 1-on-1 competitive gaming league and the pinnacle of the Madden NFL Championship Series. "The Madden NFL Ultimate League is...

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  • Suge Knight's Former Lawyers Arrested For Attempting To Bribe Witnesses
Suge Knight's Former Lawyers Arrested For Attempting To Bribe Witnesses

A cloud of criminal activities continues to hang over Marion "Suge" Knight's head. A month earlier, Los Angeles County prosecutors claimed Fletcher, Culpepper and the rap mogul had tried to bribe witnesses. "If we can get the two or three versions from the bikers on tape and we can get. we're done", Fletcher said . "Right? That's a fair ... in...

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  • Laporte set for City move
Laporte set for City move

Manchester CityAthletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte is set to sign for Manchester City in a deal worth £57million, according to reports. Top of the list and the story that leads many back pages is the reported pursuit of Aymeric Laporte , with The Telegraph leading the way.

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  • Chelsea's Edin Dzeko Swoop Now Unlikely To Happen
Chelsea's Edin Dzeko Swoop Now Unlikely To Happen

The Premier League champions have been linked with names like West Ham's Andy Carroll and Stoke City striker, Peter Crouch . Emerson has agreed to join Chelsea on a four-a-and-a-half-year contract worth £80,000-a-week, but talks over Dzeko have been complicated by the demands of both Roma and the 31-year-old.

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  • John Kavanagh Predicts Conor McGregor Would Beat Khabib Nurmagomedov Within Two Rounds
John Kavanagh Predicts Conor McGregor Would Beat Khabib Nurmagomedov Within Two Rounds

On Wednesday Nate Diaz announced he's (finally) ready for a UFC return, and UFC President Dana White is equally on board for that plan - but he's promised that Diaz won't be getting a shot at UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor or UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley upon his return.

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  • Cardiff City vs Manchester City FREE
Cardiff City vs Manchester City FREE

Manchester City boss, Pep Guardiola, added fuel to the fire this week when he claimed his team would be preparing for many more long balls, compared to their clash with Bristol City. "We will have a go but it has been the easiest week of training, because we haven't had a ball, we have just been chasing shadows to get used it", he joked.

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  • Trump's 'shithole' controversy hovers over Davos meeting
Trump's 'shithole' controversy hovers over Davos meeting

Trump did not address the controversial s*hole comments while United States press was in room, Kelly O'Donnel", a White house correspondent for NBC news said in a tweet. Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni was of a different opinion, describing Trump as honest and saying African nations only have themselves to blame for lagging behind.

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  • Super Bowl LII: New England Patriots' Rob Gronkowski praised by Zach Ertz
Super Bowl LII: New England Patriots' Rob Gronkowski praised by Zach Ertz

It's no secret that New England has had one of the most explosive offenses over the past decade, thanks to the play of Golden Boy Tom Brady . He only spent two seasons, 1999 and 2000, with the Eagles . The Boston establishment is even banning Crisco, a dig at the Philadelphia police department's tactic of greasing metal poles with the short...

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  • Vince McMahon Bringing Back the XFL in 2020
Vince McMahon Bringing Back the XFL in 2020

The XFL has not confirmed when its games will be played, but McMahon said it would most likely be a late-winter/early-spring football league. With his December filing, McMahon sought five new trademarks related to the XFL, his football league originally founded back in 1999 which played its first games in 2001.

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  • Mullen hires Scott to coach Gator tight ends
Mullen hires Scott to coach Gator tight ends

Scott inherits a position group that managed just two touchdowns a season ago and seven during the past two seasons under former coach Jim McElwain . Before that, Scott had coached exclusively in the state of Florida. He also has coached at USF and Miami, serving as interim coach of the Hurricanes at the end of 2015 in place of Al Golden.

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  • Noah leaves Knicks, will miss 2 video games
Noah leaves Knicks, will miss 2 video games

New York Knicks center Joakim Noah has not really been part of the team much this season. Head coach Jeff Hornacek didn't get into specifics about the absence. He opened this season serving out the remaining games of his suspension and being the odd man out in the Knicks rotation. He has only appeared in seven games this year despite retur...

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  • Bills' Wood suffers career-ending injury
Bills' Wood suffers career-ending injury

He is Buffalo's second-longest-tenured active player behind defensive tackle Kyle Williams and has served as a team captain. It was reported early on Friday that an offensive player for the Bills had suffered an injury, but Wood was requesting not to be identified.

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  • Federer is oldest semifinalist
Federer is oldest semifinalist

This was Chung's second encounter with Sandgren. Roger Federer , today 36-year-old and oldest semifinalist in Melbourne in 41 years, beat long-time rival Tomas Berdych 7-6 (1), 6-3, 6-4 and will next face a challenge from the next generation.

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