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by | January 25, 2019 | 16:00

In the absence of regular captain Radamel Falcao, the usual routine was to hand the armband to experienced defender Kamil Glik, whose snub was seen as part of the boss' favouritism towards young midfielder Tielemans. 'My future is not a problem, ' the former France forward said. Monaco are three points adrift of safety in the Ligue 1 relegation zone. Nothing screams dysfunction like re-hiring a manger you only sacked earlier that season, but that has not deterred the club from making ...

by | January 25, 2019 | 16:00

But not enough media and players felt the same way. The West starters are LeBron James , Stephen Curry , James Harden , Kevin Durant and Paul George . 2 spot in the West guard voting; and Miami guard Dwyane Wade , who fans voted second among East guards in his 16th and final National Basketball Association season.

by | January 24, 2019 | 01:15

Prosecutors were seeking a five-year jail sentence and a fine of 4 million euros for Spaniard Alonso, who retired as a player in 2017, accusing him of defrauding the Spanish state of some 2 million euros between 2010 and 2012. Separately, Ronaldo is facing rape allegations in the US. But Ronaldo's legal wrangles won't be over soon after a probe was opened in October in the United States where a former American model accused him of raping her in Las Vegas in 2009.

by | January 24, 2019 | 00:24

Then Sergio Aguero cushioned a header for Sane to run on to and finish past Jonas Lossl. Huddersfield is in even bigger trouble, 10 points from safety and without a permanent manager after David Wagner stood down on Monday. Both Manchester City and Spurs played their 23rd match of the season on Sunday, as the Citizens travelled to Huddersfield whilst Spurs went across town to take on Fulham.

by | January 23, 2019 | 01:00

Although it surely would have been entertaining to see Melo in a Bulls jersey, as the team heavily pursued him in the summer of 2014, Anthony likely would have taken away valuable minutes from players such as Chandler Hutchison and Shaquille Harrison .

by | January 23, 2019 | 00:55

So in case football isn't your thing, the New England Patriots also clinched another Super Bowl berth with a 37-31 win over the Kansas City Chiefs in overtime of the AFC championship game. The league's competition committee generally ramps up its discussions shortly after the Super Bowl and any proposal for a rule change is traditionally made prior to the March league meetings.

by | January 23, 2019 | 00:49

He went on to praise Federer for being a "legend" in tennis, and he noted that he has a great deal of respect for him. It was a dream come true for me just being on Rod Laver facing him. Federer said he wants to avoid having a long break in the middle of the year before the grass season. And that was evident in his post-match interview on the court after he beat Bautista Agut.

by | January 22, 2019 | 00:50

Hsieh was one point away from a 5-2 lead in the second set, serving at 40-0, when Osaka turned her frustration into something positive and went on a roll to win five consecutive points. Osaka, who faces Latvian 13th seed Anastasija Sevastova next, said she found it hard to settle veteran world No. 27 Hsieh's dizzying mix of drop shots and slices.

by | January 22, 2019 | 00:46

United are now just three points behind fourth-placed Chelsea and Matic is determined to overtake his former club and Arsenal in the Premier League standings. Highlights from Manchester United's 2-1 win over Brighton in the Premier League. He already is, and is going to continue to be, a very important player for club and country and it is a pleasure to see his progression up close.

by | January 22, 2019 | 00:30

Hollister has been on New England's Non-Football Injury (NFI) list since undergoing season-ending back surgery over the summer, while Skipper was picked up and added to the practice squad after the regular season. you perhaps have heard what happened to the Saints . The Rams defeated the New Orleans Saints , 26-23, in overtime on Sunday in the NFC title game .

by | January 21, 2019 | 00:15

So I knew 'alright, Serena. "Bouchard took her share of criticism over the years but she deserves some real credit here", said longtime tennis broadcaster Robert Bettauer. She landed magazine covers and sponsorship deals, and was heralded as the sport's next great star. Japan's Osaka, seeded four, begins her campaign in the night match on Rod Laver Arena against Poland's Magda Linette following Novak Djokovic's first outing.

by | January 20, 2019 | 01:26

You did really well". The 37-year-old won her 23rd Grand Slam Down Under two years ago while two months pregnant and is the bookies' favourite to claim an eighth Australian title, despite being seeded 16th. As good as Halep is, the head to head history proves that no matter how athletic she is and how impressive she is defensively, Serena can hit through her and take the racket out of her hands.

by | January 20, 2019 | 00:44

The Thunder opened the night as 10-point favorites against the short-handed Lakers and, if not for the grandeur associated with a TNT broadcast on a Thursday evening, the contest may have felt rather anonymous. They have dropped five of six. The Lakers face the Warriors at the Staples Centre on January 22 but James is unlikely to be risked. The Los Angeles Lakers have been looking to make a trade before the February 7 deadline and have been linked with numerous players since the season ...

by | January 20, 2019 | 00:41

The win over AC Milan was also Juventus' first success in the competition since 2015 having lost the two previous Suppercoppa finals. Ronaldo - signed by the Italian giants past year from Real Madrid as they target a first Champions League title since 1996 - headed in a 61st-minute victor.

by | January 20, 2019 | 00:31

Nishikori will play the victor of Joao Sousa and Philipp Kohlschreiber for a place in the fourth round. Having watched the ball fly past him 59 times from serving machine Karlovic, Nishikori closed out the match with two big first serves of his own, both down the "T", to set up a clash with unseeded Portuguese Joao Sousa.

by | January 19, 2019 | 01:03

Reds' boss Jürgen Klopp added: "I think of all the contract renewals I have been involved with, this one was done in nearly record time". I remember when we signed him back in the summer of 2017, I spoke a lot about "his story, his journey" and how much I loved it and thought it pointed to the type of person and player he would be for us.

by | January 19, 2019 | 00:43

He's training consistently with his work over the past two weeks and I think he can be". "The most important thing for me is how he can help us and how every player can help us with their consistency". Giroud believes his former club are still trying to move out of the shadow of former boss Wenger, but is optimistic about their long-term prospects.

by | January 18, 2019 | 01:28

And with me being there, I run a lot. "I've not been coming off, but captaincy is separate from personal performance". The tourists appeared in control for much of the chase but when Kohli (104) was dismissed with six overs left and the run-rate climbing, Australia had an opportunity to snatch a win that would have sealed the series.

by | January 18, 2019 | 01:18

Husein had previously made a complaint to police after a Ghanaian politician, Kennedy Agyapong, showed his photograph on a private television channel. He also called on Akufo-Addo to get to the bottom of the killing, and urged parliament to "take necessary actions" to improve media and public safety.

by | January 18, 2019 | 00:49

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic were drawn on opposite halves of the 2019 Australian Open men's singles draw and could meet in the final, with the victor earning a men's record seventh men's Australian Open title. World number three Wozniacki, who made her Grand Slam breakthrough in Melbourne past year, opened her defence with a convincing 6-3, 6-4 win over Belgium's Alison van Uytvanck.

by | January 18, 2019 | 00:43

Forecasters are also calling for a few inches of snow Friday . Thursday will bring a chance of light snow in the afternoon. Areas south of Interstate 80 could see a bit more snowfall but it likely won't be more than an inch, she said. The snow is expected to start after 10 a.m. Saturday , and possibly turn into a mix of freezing rain and sleet in the evening, according to the NWS.

by | January 17, 2019 | 00:40

A warrant for Wetteland's arrest was issued by Bartonville Police and served by the Denton County Sheriff's Office. Bartonville Police said no further details were being released "due to the nature of the alleged offense and stage of the investigation".

by | January 17, 2019 | 00:14

It is yet to be seen how the 2019 New York Jets will perform, but one thing is for sure: the coaches will be intense. The deal has reportedly been finalized. Sports Washington reported Monday that talks between Williams and the Jets had stalled, opening the door for the Redskins. Williams was the defensive coordinator the Jets were targeting no matter who their HC was; they got their man.

by | January 17, 2019 | 00:11

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence said several quotes that were attributed to him on social media were fake following his team's dinner at the White House. Some government employees are being asked to return to work after being initially told to stay home during the shutdown, although they will not be paid on schedule.

by | January 17, 2019 | 00:12

The Spanish global has scored just five goals in 16 Premier League appearances and his poor form led to Maurizio Sarri using Eden Hazard in a false nine role. "But speaking before the game with Newcastle Maurizio Sarri acknowledged Morata could be on his way out". However, the Spaniard knows the league well and had a few decent years with Real Madrid before his move to Juventus and then to Chelsea .