• Djokovic, Federer move into Paris Masters quarterfinals - USA
Djokovic, Federer move into Paris Masters quarterfinals - USA

The return of Djokovic at the first line in the ATP ranking was the natural completion of his flawless game in the second half of the season. Having secured a return to the world number one spot, Novak Djokovic admitted he considered such an achievement "highly improbable" .

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  • Should Luke Walton Already Be On The Hot Seat?
Should Luke Walton Already Be On The Hot Seat?

ESPN said Johnson had "admonished" Walton during a meeting on Tuesday, saying the Lakers legend had adopted an "aggressive tone" with the coach. EL SEGUNDO, Calif. "We're still in the real early stages", he said. "It actually never even gets to me really, so it's not a big deal for us". Walton insisted that he remained in regular communicat...

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  • Breeders' Cup Mile: Expert Eye wins under Frankie Dettori
Breeders' Cup Mile: Expert Eye wins under Frankie Dettori

She has nine wins and a third in 10 starts and more than $8.5 million in career earnings. Sadler was 0-44 in Breeders' Cup starts coming into the 1 1/4-mile showpiece of the $30 million festival, including a close call in the Mile earlier in the day at Louisville , Kentucky.

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  • LSU ranked #3 in 2018's first CFB playoff rankings
LSU ranked #3 in 2018's first CFB playoff rankings

As far as Notre Dame is concerned, this is just confirmation that all they need to do is win to get in. The LSU Tigers came in at No. 3 like many experts predicted. Michigan played no other teams of note in its non-conference games (Western Michigan and SMU), so the committee is basing the ranking on its Big Ten victories - dominant wins over N...

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  • Jose Mourinho swerves questions over title chances & January signings
Jose Mourinho swerves questions over title chances & January signings

Former Manchester United man Josh King has been nursing a foot injury this week and is now rated at 50 per cent to make it. "Obviously they are going through a hard period at the minute but José Mourinho is very experienced and I think some players have to do a little bit better", the DC United star told BBC Sport .

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  • 49ers cheerleader takes a knee during national anthem
49ers cheerleader takes a knee during national anthem

A San Francisco 49ers cheerleader was photographed kneeling during the national evening before Thursday's game against the Oakland Raiders at Levi's Stadium. Despite putting together the worst performance of the year, Gruden still believes he'll turn Oakland into a championship team. In what was perhaps the worst prime-time matchup in Nationa...

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  • J.R. Smith won’t ask for or take buyout from Cavs
J.R. Smith won’t ask for or take buyout from Cavs

He wants to go younger in that position and, you know, find somebody who's a grinder and younger in that position. According to court documents obtained by WKYC3, Boylan claims that former Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue was the one who told him he was sacked.

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  • Butler shoots Timberwolves past James, Lakers 124-120
Butler shoots Timberwolves past James, Lakers 124-120

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - After a lethargic loss in their last game, the Minnesota Timberwolves came to life. BC-BKN-Lakers-Timberwolves, 1st Ld-Writethru, 769Butler shoots Timberwolves past James, Lakers 124-120AP Photo MNJM108, MNJM104, MNJM103, MNJM107, MNJM106Eds: Timberwolves 124, Lakers 120.

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  • Man City can survive without injured De Bruyne - Guardiola
Man City can survive without injured De Bruyne - Guardiola

That it is not the same knee to have kept him out for two months earlier in the season is a bonus but City will be without their main man again. If confirmed, this will certainly rule De Bruyne out of next week's derby against Manchester United and as well as games against Southampton, Shakhtar Donetsk, West Ham, Lyon and Bournemouth.

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  • Jadeja spins India to series-clinching win against West Indies
Jadeja spins India to series-clinching win against West Indies

On the back of the a taxing tour of England, Kohli chose to take a break as Rohit was picked captain for the Asia Cup held in the United Arab Emirates in September. There was a lot of praise for the Windies batsmen from their captain Jason Holder after the first three ODIs, as they comfortably scored above 250 and gave their bowlers decent totals...

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  • Carabao Cup Roundup: Chelsea Ruin Frank Lampard's Homecoming as Arsenal & Spurs Progress
Carabao Cup Roundup: Chelsea Ruin Frank Lampard's Homecoming as Arsenal & Spurs Progress

Made a big save to preserve Chelsea's lead in the final minutes though. After twice equalising, the second time through Waghorn, Frank Lampard's side forced a number of good chances, notably through Jack Marriott and David Nugent, but were unfortunately denied.

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  • Injured Nadal withdraws from Paris Masters
Injured Nadal withdraws from Paris Masters

Nadal has not played a competitive match in nearly two months after withdrawing from the US Open semi-final with a knee injury. Djokovic's golden run began at the All England Club as he made light of a lowly seeding of 12 - still nine places higher than his ranking at the time - and claimed a fourth Wimbledon crown.

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  • Chelsea No2 Zola raps defenders after Derby Cup thriller
Chelsea No2 Zola raps defenders after Derby Cup thriller

The defeat came amid enormous Chelsea support for Lampard at the club where he spent 13 years. "They've got players who showed they'll be more than capable of holding their own if they come up to the Premier League". Predicted Derby County XI: Carson; Bogle, Tomori, Keogh, Forsyth; Wilson, Huddlestone; Waghorn, Mount, Lawrence; Nugent . W...

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  • Arsene Wenger to return to managing coaching in 2019, Arsenal, football
Arsene Wenger to return to managing coaching in 2019, Arsenal, football

The home side went ahead in the 34th minute as Stephan Lichtsteiner poked home Matteo Guendouzi's sublime chip over Blackpool's defence. Unai Emery has praised Aaron Ramsey's reaction after Arsenal told the midfielder that they would not be offering him a new contract.

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  • Red Bull in front as Lewis Hamilton closes in on title
Red Bull in front as Lewis Hamilton closes in on title

He had to fight off a strong challenge from Ferrari , which even Hamilton admitted often had the stronger auto. Running strongly after a poor start, Ricciardo had recovered back to second place and was looking good to make it a Red Bull one-two, but fate, it seems, had other ideas.

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  • Packers send Ha-Ha Clinton Dix to Redskins
Packers send Ha-Ha Clinton Dix to Redskins

It's been a insane 2018 National Football League trade deadline for the Green Bay Packers . No, roughly the week after the Dallas Cowboys flipped their first-round pick to the Oakland Raiders for Amari Cooper , the Washington Redskins have also made a deal for a potential playoff push, sending a fourth-round pick to the Green Bay Packers f...

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  • Jacobs, Hardy win decisions; Machado mows down Evans
Jacobs, Hardy win decisions; Machado mows down Evans

The 32-year-old Derevyanchenko's record fell to 12-1, with 10 knockouts. The fight - which headlined one of the final boxing cards on HBO , which is dropping its coverage of the sport at the end of the year after 45 years of involvement - came about when Gennady Golovkin was stripped of one of his world title belts for taking the September rem...

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  • Federer wins 99th career title with home success in Basel
Federer wins 99th career title with home success in Basel

Highlights from the final between Rodger Federer and Marius Copil. Federer dominated the 20th-ranked Medvedev and had his first match-point chance to break serve again at 5-1. The Russian, who has won titles in Tokyo, Winston-Salem and Sydney this season, then broke Federer to love to keep his hopes of an unlikely comeback alive but the Swiss s...

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  • Liverpool Loanee Loris Karius Concedes Third Own Goal This Season For Besiktas
Liverpool Loanee Loris Karius Concedes Third Own Goal This Season For Besiktas

According to Turkish website, Fotomac Besiktas are looking to offload Karius back to Liverpool , in exchange for striker Divock Origi which would certainly be one of the most freakish deals in recent history. As such, there have been rumours suggesting that the Turkish giants may send Karius back to Liverpool in January. Liverpool had h...

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  • Pakistan Win by 33 Runs, Whitewash Australia 3-0 in T20 Series
Pakistan Win by 33 Runs, Whitewash Australia 3-0 in T20 Series

Leg-spinner Shadab Khan (3-19) was the pick of the Pakistan bowlers, while Australia did themselves few favours in the run chase, supplementing some poor shots with two careless run-outs. Azam and Sahibzaba Farhan (39), who was given his first game of the series, gave Pakistan a solid start of 93 before both fell in successive overs.

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