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Cibulkova storms to WTA Finals title

In the end, a net-cord victor handed Cibulkova the biggest title of her career to date, who dropped to the ground, splayed out in sheer joy after the 76-minute battle. Angelique #Kerber and Dominika #Cibulkova met in the 2016 #WTA Tour Finals on Sunday in a match that was played from Singapore . Before this year, Kerber had never made it out of the group stage at the WTA Finals.

Spurs dominate Warriors in Durant's debut

Durant had 27 points and 10 rebounds while shooting 61.1 per cent, but the rest of the team seemed a little off adjusting to their new addition. Is it panic time in The Bay? In those few minutes where he sat and stared into space, a million things could have been going through the head of the reigning two-time Most Valuable Player.

Washington, No. 17 Utah meet in Pac-12 showdown

College GameDay is visiting Salt Lake City on Saturday for a top twenty showdown in the Pac-12 as the No. 4 Washington Huskies travel to meet the No. The Buffaloes are already bowl eligible and now they will have the opportunity to chase a lot more than that as they are currently tied with Utah for the best record in the Pac-12 South division.

European mentality can spur Leicester's domestic revival, says Ranieri

Leicester made it three wins from three in their debut Champions League season as they beat FC Copenhagen in midweek, and Ranieri expects Palace to pose similar problems at the King Power. But Simpson remained confident they can compete on both fronts, with the Foxes on the brink of reaching the Champions League second round. "Our goal is to change our concentration in the Premier League".

Everton boss Koeman would relish Rooney return

The Englishman's ex-teammate reflected on when his fellow countryman took the plunge and moved to Old Trafford. "I think he has been mending bridges for a couple of seasons now and you know he is an Evertonian at heart". "If everything goes well it's easy to come into the team, it's easy to play but now really we need the personalities to turn it around and I think we have enough big personalities in the team".

Culture clash: It's Pulis vs. Guardiola in Premier League

Aleksandar Kolarov replaced the Belgian worldwide at Old Trafford in the EFL Cup match, with the visitors losing 1-0 courtesy of Juan Mata's 54th-minute strike. "Guardiola has not come across a Tony Pulis team before, though he knows a lot about his opponent on Saturday through talking to his players". Guardiola was less forthcoming about Bacary Sagna, Kevin De Bruyne and Pablo Zabaleta, refusing to confirm whether the trio were available for the game at The Hawthorns.

Crosby a game-time decision against Panthers

Trailing 3-1, Brayden Schenn and Mark Streit scored the tying power-play goals with 3:05 left in regulation. Jordan Staal and Victor Rask scored for Carolina while Cam Ward stopped 21 shots. San Jose's Marc-Edouard Vlasic scored less than 90 seconds into overtime to give the Sharks a 2-1 victory over Anaheim. The Penguins (4-2-1) improved to 33-6-4 in their last 43 home games and erased a third-period deficit for the second time this season.

The new LeBron James Nike ad will make you cry

Jeff Hornacek's debut as New York's coach included 18 turnovers and a dud from the newcomers. In the third quarter the Cavaliers starters cranked it up behind Kyrie Irving and tighter defense - the third quarter saw Kyrie Irving with 19 points and the entire Knicks team with 19.

Packers place S Chris Banjo on injured reserve

Randall was not able to play Thursday night because of the injury. The surgery was performed in Philadelphia by Dr. William Meyers, a noted core muscle surgeon, and is not expected to be season-ending, the source said. This news comes on the heels of cornerback Damarious Randall having surgery on his groin and will be out the next four-six weeks. If Rollins misses his third straight game, the Packers would have a thin secondary this weekend against one of the NFL's elite receivers, Julio ...

Indians fans pitch in with wedding gifts for star rookie

He retired the first 10 Blue Jays batters in a row. The game airs at 3 CT on TBS and the Watch TBS app. Of course, she'd love to see the Indians take home another title. The seventh inning took only 12 pitches as Miller got Edwin Encarnacion to fly out to the wall in left before Troy Tulowitzki and Russell Martin grounded out.

Jets vs. Ravens Second Half Thread

It was Smith's first touchdown of the year. The Ravens will have a bye next week and it's a good time for it as the team is racked by injuries on both sides of the ball. They have beaten the Cleveland Browns, Jacksonville Jaguars and Buffalo Bills. After giving up 200 yards through the air to Joe Flacco in the first half, the secondary clamped down, allowing just 33 over the final two quarters.

Redskins Hoping for Five Straight Wins; Face Lions

Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions offered a chance to set the record straight - to prove that the defense had the stuff to stop Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford and that the Redskins offense loaded with big-play wide receivers was capable of erupting.

Cleveland Indians down Blue Jays, advance to World Series

On Wednesday , in front of a loud and hostile crowd at Rogers Centre, the Indians took another step on the road to erasing nearly seven decades of pitiless failure. "They seemed to make the right pitches at the right time and got us out". Bautista was the most productive Jays hitter on Wednesday , as he went 2-for-4 with a double in the game.

Cubs could get Schwarber back if they reach World Series

That player is Kyle Schwarber , who suffered a torn ACL in his left knee very early in the regular season. Cubs officials have been adamant that Schwarber will not play this season but have explored the possibility of him playing winter ball as a final step in his recovery.

Indians could have starter Salazar back for World Series

Could Francona and pitching coach Mickey Callaway squeeze those five together and somehow come out with a four-man rotation to take on the Cubs or Dodgers? Blood was dripping from Bauer's unbandaged finger like a faucet and his uniform was stained with crimson drops when umpire Brian Gorman walked out to the mound and summoned Francona for a pitcher who wasn't leaking red.

Penguins sign goalie Murray to 3-year extension

He proved his worth as a rookie during the 2016 playoffs to the point that little doubt existed about the Penguins' plan to offer an extension before Murray's entry-level contract expired at the end of this season. "Sometimes you're right and sometimes you're not". Instead, he said to wait to see how things play out. Rutherford also pushed back on the idea that Murray's new contract would have any impact on Marc-Andre Fleury's status with the Penguins, especially given the expansion draft ...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Discusses Liverpool vs. Manchester United Premier League Draw

You need to be prepared for all these different styles. "The game plan was good but you've got to be able to counter-attack off of it, and that's the next step to really cause problems, but they didn't really have the quality or the pace to do that".

Bucs' Gerald McCoy returns to practice, should play vs 49ers

With Charles Sims on injured reserve, Rodgers figures to be the team's feature back if Martin can't go. As for the pass defense, they'll have one less giant wide receiver to try and defend as Vincent Jackson was placed on injured reserve with an ACL injury.

Renard to face former team Ivory Coast at African Cup

Ghana lost to Ivory Coast in the finals of the last edition held in Equatorial Guinea. In Group B , top seed Algeria face Tunisa, Senegal and Zimbabwe. Egypt leads Group E of their FIFA World Cup qualifier with three points after defeating Congo, two ahead of Ghana and Uganda who played out a 0-0 draw in Tamale on Friday.

Slaven Bilic frustrated as no end in sight for Andy Carroll injury

Forward Ayew, signed for £20.5m from Swansea in the summer, was injured in August's league opener with Chelsea. The news is good one for the Black Stars with Avram Grant hoping to have Ayew, who is a key member of his team, back for the all-important clash against Egypt in Alexandria next month.