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Mubadala WTC: Novak Djokovic edges Kevin Anderson for historic title

Mubadala WTC: Novak Djokovic edges Kevin Anderson for historic title

In the fourth game of that set, top-ranked Djokovic had a great chance to break as he won a break point on 30-40, which he albeit failed to capitalise on. The 32-year-old Spaniard then had ankle surgery at the start of November to tackle the issue. "When you are out since long time ago, I had the surgery a little over a month ago, it's normal that I have some pains", he said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Donnie Nietes champion again, joins Pacquiao, Donaire in elite company

Donnie Nietes champion again, joins Pacquiao, Donaire in elite company

In an absolute firecracker to usher in the new year, Nietes (42-1-5) traded punch after punch with Ioka (23-2) and eventually earned the nod of the two judges. It's true that Ioka often had Nietes missing with his shifty mobility, but he should have been more aggressive with more convincing shots. Last September, Nietes was denied a win against fellow Filipino Aston Palicte for the same title when the fight was scored a draw. Consulte Mais Informação

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Rashid Khan to play in Big Bash League despite father’s demise

Rashid Khan to play in Big Bash League despite father’s demise

The Nangarhar-born spinner tweeted saying, "Today I lost the most important person in my life, father-the everlasting candle". Despite the tragedy, Khan advised the Strikers that he still wanted to play "in honour of his late father". "The Strikers give their condolences and full support to Rashid and his family during this hard time", the Strikers said in a statement. "The family have asked that their privacy is respected", the note added. Consulte Mais Informação

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UCLA fires Steve Alford as basketball coach after 6 seasons

UCLA fires Steve Alford as basketball coach after 6 seasons

According to multiple reports and first broken by The Athletic's Seth Davis , UCLA athletic director Dan Guerrero has fired Alford . There was no report on who would fill in for Alford for the remainder of the season. Despite all that success on the recruiting trail, Alford never won a Pac-12 title at UCLA and never went beyond the Sweet 16. And that "when" came in the overnight hours between Sunday night and Monday morning, when UCLA made a decision to part ways with Alford after five ... Consulte Mais Informação

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LeBron says 2016 Finals made him the G.O.A

LeBron says 2016 Finals made him the G.O.A

LeBron James briefly recalled the emotions he felt right after the final buzzer sounded which meant that the 52-year championship drought in Cleveland was over. "That's probably one of the only times in my career I felt like, 'Oh s--, you did something special, ' James said. I haven't had, really had time, to really, like, sit back and think but that.that was a moment". Consulte Mais Informação

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Angels reportedly agree to sign former All-Star catcher Jonathan Lucroy

Angels reportedly agree to sign former All-Star catcher Jonathan Lucroy

The Angels appear to have their primary catcher for the 2019 Major League Baseball season locked up. He played his first 5 1/2 seasons with Milwaukee, making All-Star teams in 2014 and 2016. The Angels' top catchers last season were Gold Glove Award victor Martin Maldonado , who was traded to Houston in July, and Rene Rivera, who was claimed by Atlanta in August. Consulte Mais Informação

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NFL Head Coach Has Been Fired This Evening

NFL Head Coach Has Been Fired This Evening

The Bucs started 2-0 this year and then lost 11 of 14 down the stretch, including four straight defeats to finish the season. "We sincerely appreciate the hard work and commitment shown by Dirk over the past several years". "I've been fired before and I've been hired before". There will surely be more head coaching firings to come. The Bucs' playoff drought now stands at 11 seasons. Consulte Mais Informação

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James Harden on Oscar Robertson comparisons: That's what I play for

James Harden on Oscar Robertson comparisons: That's what I play for

Robertson did it twice, in 1965 and 1967. When asked about the award, Harden believes he should fully be in the running and even stated that he's confident about bringing it home for the second straight season. Kyrie Irving top scored for the Celtics with 23 points and 11 assists. Davis finished with 22. MILWAUKEE BUCKS 129-115 BROOKLYN NETS Giannis Antetokounmpo had 31 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists, helping to turn away Brooklyn's attempt to rally from a 23-point deficit early ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Manchester City playmaker Kevin De Bruyne 'doubtful for Liverpool game'

Manchester City playmaker Kevin De Bruyne 'doubtful for Liverpool game'

What they have done in the last 14 or 15 months, how they defend this club, is incredible, it's massive. "We spoke about responsibilities and what we are as a team and they did it today, that was fantastic". And to compound Southampton's frustrations, Raheem Sterling's cross at the other end was diverted past Alex McCarthy via Ward-Prowse's boot to make it 2-1, then Sergio Aguero doubled the lead with a header from Zinchenko's cross just before the break. Consulte Mais Informação

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Caggiula acquired by Blackhawks in trade with Oilers

He set career highs last season with 20 points, 13 goals and 67 games. He has 160 points (49 goals, 111 assists) in 555 games with the Florida Panthers , Vancouver Canucks, Tampa Bay Lightning, Vegas Golden Knights and Oilers. The multi-player deal sends forward Drake Caggiula and defender Jason Garrison to the Windy City, with the Oilers also acquiring Swedish defence prospect Robin Norell. Consulte Mais Informação

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Under-fire Australia coach Justin Langer lets loose on 'soap opera'

Australian cricket coach Justin Langer has hit back at what he calls the country's "soap opera" amid a wave of criticism after the team's embarrassing defeat to India in the third test at the MCG. If India triumph at the SCG, it will be the first time they have claimed a series on Aussie shores. Langer acknowledged recent results suggest domestic players are not being adequately prepared to make the step up. Consulte Mais Informação

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