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by | March 20, 2017 | 00:35

He then got the walkover into the semifinal, where he faced American Jack Sock . The Indian Wells Masters final between Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka is scheduled for 1.30 am IST, 8 pm GMT, and 4 pm ET. The remaining women's semifinalists will be decided Thursday, when seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams takes on Russian Elena Vesnina and 2011 Indian Wells champion Caroline Wozniacki faces France's Kristina Mladenovic.

by | March 19, 2017 | 00:44

Tempers seemingly cooled during the break and Chelsea would have regained the lead in the 66th minute had the bar not come to Stoke's rescue by keeping Alonso's brilliantly-struck 20-yard free-kick out. "We have done it time and time again and this game went exactly as we expected". It ultimately sealed their 19th win in their last 22 league games, with Stoke's misery completed when Bardsley received his marching orders in the dying seconds after receiving a second yellow card for a foul ...

by | March 18, 2017 | 01:14

The England worldwide has less than one-and-a-half years left on his current contract, with the Toffees holding talks to make him put pen-to-paper to a new deal. "It is not an ultimatum but that is normal - that is business". But despite admitting players in the previous year of their contract are usually sold, Koeman suggested he was not making an ultimatum to Barkley.

by | March 17, 2017 | 01:16

The USOC board discussed Penny's future at its quarterly meeting and delivered the recommendation to Paul Parilla, chairman of USA Gymnastics. "Make no mistake, this resignation is the result of the courageous women who publicly spoke out about their sexual assault at the hands of Dr Larry Nassar and the many other coaches who savaged children while USA Gymnastics looked the other way".

by | March 17, 2017 | 01:18

Per a league source , the Falcons have agreed to terms with Poe, who drew interest from several cities after becoming a free agent last week. "Poe is an athletic, big guy that can push the pocket", said General Manager Thomas Dimitroff.

by | March 16, 2017 | 00:31

Five-time Indian Wells victor Novak Djokovic defeated 2013 finalist Juan Martin del Potro 7-5 4-6 6-1 and next faces Nick Kyrgios in the same quarter of the draw as Federer and Nadal. The setbacks come on the back of a troublesome second half of 2016, when he lost his world number one ranking to Andy Murray and relinquished his Wimbledon and US Open titles.

by | March 16, 2017 | 00:31

Ahmed Shehzad's year-long exile from Pakistan's limited overs sides will come to an end in the West Indies later this month after he was named in the national team's Twenty20 and one-day worldwide squads. "The player who will not pass the fitness test will not make the squad", said Inzamam. The Chief Selector praised former ODI captain Azhar Ali, stating that he was a fine cricketer.

by | March 15, 2017 | 00:52

So now, rather than wondering how easily they'll beat Leicester , the big question on the European stage is whether they will prevail at all. The team seems to like him too as coach as today, they were all seen with huge smiles plastered on their faces.

by | March 15, 2017 | 00:51

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has issued a life ban against doctor Sergei Portugalov, the alleged mastermind of doping in Russian track and field, Russia's athletics federation said Monday. The agency said that Portugalov ran the doping programmes and "even injected athletes himself". These rules were enhanced, and the first list published, in 2015.

by | March 15, 2017 | 00:46

He would sign with the Denver Broncos and play out the rest of his career, returning to the Pro Bowl in 2014 and 2015. He played with the Cowboys in his first nine seasons of his career. According to reports, Ware still had interest from teams as a free agent. Some of Ware's best sacks came in Denver, during the final years of his career, when his savvy meant more than his speed.

by | March 14, 2017 | 00:32

If he believed they could somehow win the Atlantic Coast Conference, as he said he did, then he still thinks they're capable of even bigger things. Is the committee trying to convince me there's a one-seed difference between the Badgers and Spartans? "We're ready to play".

by | March 14, 2017 | 00:28

The visitors' preparation for the tie hasn't exactly gone according to plan, however, with suspended Zlatan Ibrahimovic joined on the sidelines by injuries to every other senior striker the side has - namely Marcus Rashford, Wayne Rooney and Anthony Martial.

by | March 11, 2017 | 00:38

Bath winger Watson makes the bench for his first worldwide in eight months and Joe Marler will lead the side out on his 50th cap. But with his Myreside club-mate ruled out for the remainder of the tournament after sustaining a knee injury against the Dragons, Watson returns to take on Eddie Jones' record-chasing Red Rose outfit on Saturday.

by | March 10, 2017 | 00:47

Any team that thinks Cutler will help them win football games is fooling themselves. Per ESPN's Adam Schefter , Glennon's deal with the Bears is slated to be a three-year, $45 million contract that includes $19 million guaranteed. The Texans now could be in pursuit of Tony Romo, with other pieces of a championship-contending team in place and little reason to be confident that Osweiler can be the quarterback of a Super Bowl victor.

by | March 09, 2017 | 00:29

Regardless of who New York's No. 1 signal-caller is in 2017, that quarterback will be working with a depleted receiving corps in comparison to 2016 due in part to Marshall's suspension. His presence could turn the Giants offense into a matchup nightmare, especially after they upgrade at tight end - perhaps through the draft with a talent like 6-foot-6 Alabama tight end O.J.

by | March 09, 2017 | 00:05

Wherever Smith finds himself, that team is getting a victor on and especially off the field. In six seasons, Smith has 266 catches for 4,521 yards and 37 touchdowns. A person with direct knowledge of the decision on Monday confirmed the move on condition of anonymity because the 49ers hadn't formally announced a decision to part ways with Smith.

by | March 08, 2017 | 00:38

If the Jets want to continue their streak of smart moves the past few weeks and continue looking towards the future, they'll avoid Glennon and look elsewhere for their quarterback. It's a insane situation, but the Bears could end up trading out a $14 million cap hit on Jay Cutler in 2017 for something around $15 million for Glennon.

by | March 07, 2017 | 00:32

Teams and scouts expected a blazing fast 40 time from Ross-it's the injury issues that a lot of them can't look past. One NFL scout told USA Today that he hand-time Ross in 4.16. "4.22! My goodness!" added Oakland quarterback Derek Carr. "I feel better , I feel stronger and I think it helped me throughout my career". Ross officially measured just over 5 feet 10 inches tall and 188 pounds here on Thursday.

by | March 06, 2017 | 00:38

While the Eagles could release or trade some players, 29 teams have more salary cap room. If recent reports are any indication, the New England Patriots are looking to pair QB Tom Brady with a true #1 receiver. Whether it's the Eagles, whether it's the Titans, whether it's another team, I think this is going to happen. Bill Belichick reportedly offered the 32nd pick in the upcoming National Football League draft as part of a deal to acquire Cooks.

by | March 06, 2017 | 00:38

This translates into the Spurs star affecting a scoreline every 82 minutes, while the Belgian takes a little over 100. His tally came in 129 games as opposed to Ferguson's 239 across two spells. OK, they had more chances to score out of good football and creativity. Tottenham looked to be coasting to a third win from four games until nine minutes from time , when Lukaku shrugged off Jan Vertonghen and fired low across Hugo Lloris .

by | March 03, 2017 | 00:37

We have good spirit and this side is capable of doing good things", the boss said. Three minutes later it was 3-1. Zidane's side have only kept 2 clean sheets in their last 11 games across all competitions, highlighting the inability of Sergio Ramos and company to prevent the opposition from scoring.

by | March 03, 2017 | 00:40

This Saturday I'm going to make it a 25-unbeaten win streak, take the belt and become the new, undisputed, undefeated champion and after we will see what happens". "Mixed martial arts is the freest form of combat sport there is". Like, my love is MMA. It comes as no surprise that Nurmagomedov is heading into the fight as the favourite, but I think Ferguson will pick up the interim Lightweight title.

by | March 01, 2017 | 00:28

However, the league said later that technical foul should have been ruled "non-unsportsmanlike" and should not have counted toward an automatic ejection. Isaiah Thomas (4) drives to the basket past Atlanta Hawks forward Taurean Prince (12) during the first half at TD Garden. "Hanging on the rim, I guess, it's just the emotion of the moment".

by | February 28, 2017 | 00:44

Jones appeared in all 16 games for the Cardinals in 2016, recording 11 sacks with four forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries. Arizona Cardinals pass rusher Chandler Jones was given the "non-exclusive" franchise designation by the team on Monday, one week before the National Football League deadline.

by | February 28, 2017 | 00:41

The world No.1 has not played since being knocked out in the fourth round of the Australian Open last month, sitting out Great Britain's Davis Cup win over Canada after deciding he needed an extended break. Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka are also competing in Dubai, and Murray will face Federer in the semi-final provided both remain undefeated until the final four.

by | February 28, 2017 | 00:39

Thomas hopes for justice for her daughter. Thomas told the Chronicle she remembers seeing a woman step out of the auto who then started firing off shots. "I ask that you keep Latoyia and the rest of her family supported in your thoughts and prayers". The victim's cousin, Victoria Jarmon, said: "I would do anything for her".

by | February 28, 2017 | 00:40

Michelle Carlson. The Raptors are 35-24 on the season and sit in second place in the Atlantic Division. No one can ever question Kyle Lowry's presence with the Raptors. They will need fellow All-Star DeMar DeRozan to step his game up and hold down the fort until Lowry is 100 percent healthy to play. Anything could still happen over the rest of the regular season, but, for now, the Celtics look likely to avoid the Cavaliers side of the bracket.

by | February 27, 2017 | 00:34

But if needed maybe the United fans can go to the door of his house and stay there all night". "I think he [Ibrahimovic] won the game for us because he was outstanding", Mourinho said. "It was a big target for me to win a trophy with Manchester United ". Zlatan Ibrahimovic heralded his move to Manchester United as a "special" moment for the club after his brace saw the Red Devils lift the EFL Cup.

by | February 26, 2017 | 00:42

Despite there still being months until the window opens, there has been plenty of players linked with a summer move to Old Trafford. The 25-year-old has risen from rejection as a youngster in France to one of the most wanted strikers in European football, and Petit believes the reported £85million transfer target would be an excellent addition to the Premier League.

by | February 24, 2017 | 00:49

Such issues of sportsmanship and principles were brought into public view when Hamilton's last lap collision with Rosberg in Austria previous year saw two teammates embroiled in controversy. "I don't think I've missed a team-mate in my life because another takes his place", he added. "It's the most detailed piece of machinery I've seen so far in Formula 1".