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Australian Open: Nick Kyrgios coasts to second round with easy win

Troicki entered this tournament losing his last five matches, and the fact he struggled with a player barely ranked inside the top-200 doesn't inspire much confidence. Kyrgios rolled through the first set, breaking twice in the fourth and sixth games before serving out to 15. "And I'm getting closer and closer to that at the moment".

Sloane Stephens and Venus Williams suffer first-round exits

Serena is missing following the birth of her daughter in September and the last time neither of the American tennis sisters got to round two in Australia Steffi Graf was world number one and Bencic was still two months away from being born.

Watch Jordan Spieth drain a 91-foot putt in Hawaii

Kirk, a four-time victor on the U.S. tour, nabbed five of his seven birdies on the back nine. Grace carded three eagles, three birdies and two bogeys in an opening 65 at Glendower Country Club to join American Chase Koepka at the top of the leaderboard on seven under par.

Tottenham Hotspur make enquiry to sign Lucas Moura in cut price deal

Sao Paulo , who were in pursuit of Lucas Moura , have made a decision to end the chase, with reports in Brazil claiming the winger is only contracting with United if he were to leave his current side Paris Saint Germain . The forward wants out and favours a move to England after the seeing less game time since the arrivals of Mbappe and Neymar. Lucas Moura , at his best, can simply tear apart opposing defences with his pace, dribbling skills and trickery.

Jack Wilshere limps out of Arsenal's clash against Chelsea with ankle injury

The mouthwatering London derby featuring Chelsea and Arsenal takes place for the second time already this calendar year 2018. Wilshere, who was originally reduced to only Europa League appearances after returning to action this season, had managed to force his way breaking into Arsene Wenger 's Premier League side in October and has featured in Arsenal's last seven league outings.

LaVar Ball Says the Lakers "Don't want to play" for Luke Walton

Those comments put Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball in the hard position of both defending his father and his head coach. Ball was asked directly if he likes Walton as his head coach. "What is he gonna tell them?" Ball believes the issue is that Walton is "too young" and is unable to connect with his players, basing this statement on everyone's body language.

Chelsea held by second-tier Norwich

The youthful attacking band of Josh Murphy , Alex Pritchard (who was also impressive against Chelsea for Swindon in the 13/14 season) and James Maddison have been combining well, causing our defence problems with their movement and pace.

North Dakota State earns football, financial respect

North Dakota State got on the board first in the game with a 3-yard touchdown run from Anderson, followed by a 31-yard field goal by James Madison's Ethan Ratke to bring the score to 7-3. "We made too many mistakes". They took advantage of a short field on their first drive of the third quarter. Bridges said Stapleton and the James Madison receiving group will present a challenge.

Everton sign new striker Cenk Tosun for £27m

In 96 appearances for Besiktas since the start of 2014/15 Tosun has scored 41 goals, more than any other player in the division in that period and has been described by Allardyce as "strong mentally with a good pedigree". "He said he really wanted me here and to feel that, of course, is another big reason to come to Everton". Tosun was born and raised in Germany and played for their youth global teams but chose to switch to Turkey and has 25 appearances for their senior side, including at ...

West Brom coach Pardew blames scheduling for West Ham loss

West Ham now have a surplus of strikers, with Andre Ayew another potential departure. Albion chairman John Williams has spoken directly to Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore to voice the Baggies' concerns. "So he has declared his intention to look elsewhere". " He has stated his desire to leave since the last transfer window ". "He has remained professional despite the numerous offers he's received".

Did Ian Book establish himself as starter for 2018?

Four plays later, after back-back sacks, Book's 21-yard run on third-and-19 gives the Irish a first down at its 47. The second miss came from Jack Gonsoulin from 37 yards with 2:00 left after LSU had a first-and-10 at the Irish 19. NOTRE DAME: Boykin 55 pass from Book at 1:28 (Yook kick). LSU had 276 yards to 222 for Notre Dame entering the fourth quarter , and Guice had 64 yard on 13 carries.

Texans GM Rick Smith to take leave of absence

Smith has been in charge of the Texans for some 12 years and while local media and fans have called for his firing for years, he continues to survive and keep his job despite questionable decisions. "I would love to have Coach O'Brien with me", said Watson earlier this month. On Sunday morning, ESPN reported Sunday morning that O'Brien is likely to be back in Houston in 2018.

Patriots rout Jets to clinch No. 1 seed in AFC playoffs

This game against the Jets won't be the coldest ever played at Gillette Stadium. Leading 7-3 in the second quarter, the Patriots took control of the game. The Jets' anemic offense, quarterbacked by Bryce Petty , failed on its first 12 third-down attempts. Coach Todd Bowles said after the game that Anderson suffered a concussion.

Klopp explains Salah's, Chamberlain's start with Liverpool

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has promised Liverpool FC fans that there is plenty more to come from him as he prepares for an emotional return to Arsenal . He said: "Against us most of the time Giroud played from the beginning so that shows the style Arsenal choose against us". Giroud can't play, but they have a lot of good, good footballers on the pitch.

Crowds fill Atlanta's airport the morning after a crippling power outage

Sunday. The news release also said the outage may have been caused by a fire in at Georgia Power underground electrical facility. Georgia Power had announced at 6:30 p.m. Both of those flights were set to travel to Atlanta. Thousands arrived at Atlanta's airport before sunrise Monday to find long lines at ticket counters.

Falcons vs. Bucs to be High-Scoring? 12/18/17

Freeman, who did not play when the teams met three weeks ago, led the Falcons by rushing for 126 yards, including a 32-yard touchdown run with 7:58 remaining in the fourth quarter that virtually put the game away. What ultimately swung this game was Tampa Bay's depleted defense. In fact, Jones is averaging close to 10 catches per game for 137 yards and a touchdown over his last five contests against Tampa Bay.

LeBron James on conversation with Lonzo Ball: 'None of y'all business'

JR Smith #5 and LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers give high fives during the game against the Atlanta Hawks on December 12, 2017 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Lakers: C Brook Lopez shot consecutive air balls from the foul line in the second quarter, drawing a huge cheer from the crowd. Coach Luke Walton has been impressed with how well Ball has adapted to the pros.

Ex-Wife Arrested in 2010 Murder of NBA Player

And as it turns out, the police were not done making arrests in relation to the case, as word came down on Saturday that Wright's ex-wife, Sherra, was arrested and charged with a myriad of crimes. Tell Me Anything is killed. Sherra Wright, ex-wife of Lorenzen Wright , cries during a memorial service honoring the life of Lorenzen Wright in 2010.

Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor Garners Record PPV Buys

He fought the returning Mayweather at the junior middleweight limit of 154-pounds and they used 8-ounce gloves. But Showtime , who broadcast the fight in the U.S., have now revealed that the August 26 showdown failed to beat Mayweather's showdown with Pacquiao in 2015.

NFL Network analysts suspended amid accusations of sexual harassment

Among Cantor's allegations, she said Taylor sent her "sexually inappropriate" photos of him masturbating. The three have been suspended "pending an investigation into these allegations", the statement said. He previously worked at NFL Network in 2012 and 2013 before moving to FS1. Cantor claims Ike Taylor sent her sexual pictures of himself and a video of him performing a sex act in the shower.