In the biggest shock of the day though, former Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka returning from a long-term knee injury had an terrible day, as he was knocked out by 97th ranked American Tennys Sandgren in the second round. Djokovic clinched the first set thanks to two breaks out of eight opportunities, displaying his recovery from an elbow injury that ended his 2017 season in July.
Olympian gymnast Aly Raisman joined over a hundred other women who provided testimonies against former Team USA physician Larry Nassar inside a Lansing , Michigan , courtroom this week. Nassar was previously sentenced to 60 years in prison in December after pleading guilty in July to child pornography charges. "It will no longer serve as the USA Gymnastics National Team Training Center".
The Patriots could be playing mind games with their opponent, the Jacksonville Jaguars . Head coach Bill Belichick was just as will to toss out pure nuggets like, "We gave out the injury report yesterday". That's the main question. Jacksonville allowed 646 yards receiving to tight ends this year - the sixth-fewest in the National Football League - on 64 receptions, and at least part of the Patriots' plan is certainly to have Rob Gronkowski take over this game.
Republicans branded the confrontation a "Schumer shutdown" and argued that Democrats were harming fellow Americans to protect "illegal immigrants". Message to Chuck, this is not exactly a victor when it comes to public relations. Both championship games will be available at United Service Organization (USO) facilities worldwide courtesy of a free NFL Game Pass provided by the league, according to Mark Maske of the Washington Post.
When I talked to Texas' Malik Jefferson about playing middle linebacker , he said, "Thank God for Poona Ford" because of how well Ford keeps blockers off his linebackers. Here are some observations from Saturday's game. South Florida's Quentin Flowers was expected to showcase his passing skills for the East. The game will be broadcasted on the NFL Network.
The 32-year-old has been in outstanding form this season, making 30 appearances in all competitions as City made a record-breaking start to the campaign. That may mean backing fewer goals in the game is where the action is, and that's where the value always is nowadays where Man City are concerned.
The return of German playmaker Mesut Ozil , who laid on a handsome backheeled assist for Lacazette's goal, also helped Arsenal fans to forget the absence of Sanchez, who was left out of the squad for a second straight game . However, Toffees boss Sam Allardyce's 1,000th game as a manager was marred by an horrific-looking suspected broken leg sustained by midfielder James McCarthy.
Going up against the number one run defense in the NFL , Keenum will have to be effective in the passing game to open up running lanes for Latavius Murray and Jerick McKinnon. Just another game day for Eagles fans. At the same time , the Eagles boast a pretty good defense as well. The Vikings allowed the Saints to get back in the game when Case Keenum was intercepted early in the third quarter.
Hazard netted his second goal of the match in the 77th minute, calmly rolling the ball into the bottom left to cement Chelsea's lead. The opener was also the Belgian's 100th career league goal, having scored 36 for Lille 1 and 64 for Chelsea - seven of which have come this season.
Williamson is listed at 6-foot-6, 275 pounds, and he has just ridiculous hops. Everyone around the basketball world was tuning into see where Williamson would announce his college destination. He has dominated his high school competition thoroughly, often putting them at the bottom half of windmill slams posted on Instagram and in various YouTube highlight compilations.
With Jose Mourinho set for a contract extension, Paul Mariner and Alexis Nunes debate whether his tenure at Man United will be the defining moment of his career. 'He has played very well. Bojan could be set for an early return to Stoke City , with claims from the Stoke Sentinel that the attacker wants to return early from his loan spell at Alaves in a bid to help the club fight relegation.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola on the Alexis Sanchez transfer situation: "He [Sanchez] is still an Arsenal player and it looks like he will go to United, so congratulations and good luck to them". Suddenly the Sky Blues aren't quite so formidable, in fact they're human, and their first league defeat of the season has emboldened their opponents.
A Malcom signing would probably be the end of the rumors about another Tottenham-linked Brazilian winger - Lucas Moura. Malcom has scored seven goals and laid on five more for his team-mates in the French top-flight in 2017-18, with Manchester United, as well as Spurs , having shown an interest in bringing him to the Premier League .
The 2016 champion routed Maria Sharapova 6-1, 6-3 in a third-round win that showcased her credentials as a title contender and ensured she'll be the only Grand Slam champion still playing in the second week in the women's draw. "I was able to maybe stay a little more on the offensive than he was", said the Swiss. "I'm coming in this year very fit", added Federer who was the 17th seed here last year.
ET on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. Late in the game, Northwestern rode an 11-2 run to cut the Buckeyes' lead to 68-65 with just 0:45 left on the clock. Ohio State scored 8 consecutive points with 7:20 left in the 2nd Quarter, making the game 31-21 in favor of Ohio State. On the season, Northwestern basketball averages 73.3 points, 34.5 rebounds and 14.9 assists per game.
Arsenal's Egyptian midfielder, Mohamed El Neny, participated in his team's 4-1 victory over Crystal Palace on Saturday in the Premier League. The Chile superstar said goodbye to his Gunners team-mates on Friday night as he closes on a £20million move to Manchester United .
The 31-year old Ngannou has never gone beyond the first round in any of his last four fights, and is yet to need a third in any of his 12 professional fights. UFC 220 will go down at the TD Garden in Boston. UFC 220 will be aired in Australia on Sunday 21st January, 2017. Time: Prelims 1 at 6:30 p.m.; prelims 2 at 8 p.m.; main card at 10 p.m.
Manchester United are likely to remain in second place regardless of the result , but if they lose, Chelsea and Liverpool could pull level on points. Subs: Fellaini 5, Rashford n/a, Herrera n/a. Jesse Lingard has finally made that "step up" that he was expected to ever since he became a regular in the Man United first team.
However, Barcelona later took the unusual step of releasing a statement to deny the reports from the Catalan newspaper. " FC Barcelona denies reports that have appeared in recent hours in various media referring to Atletico Madrid player Antoine Griezmann , alleging links to our club", the statement read .
Silva lost goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes , ending his run of 127 consecutive league starts, to a back spasm on Friday, while is also without key men Tom Cleverley , Will Hughes and Nathaniel Chalobah . Vardy picked the ball up before firing his 11th goal of the season into the bottom corner of the net. "I can not say this player stays here and nothing (else) is possible because I am not the owner", said Puel .
While the White House never denied Trump used an obscenity to talk about immigrants of color, the president denied it. The individuals spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to describe the meeting publicly.
Two days after suffering the injury to his throwing hand when someone accidentally ran into him during a workout, Brady and Patriots coach Bill Belichick were tight-lipped about whether he will play and how able he would be to throw. "So I wouldn't be concerned at this point unless we find something more drastic". While most likely the Patriots were expecting a rematch with the Pittsburgh Steelers from their thriller earlier in the season, the Jacksonville Jaguars had other plans.
The German boss is searching for a top-class midfielder to fill the hole left by Brazilian wizard's transfer to Barcelona, with several attractive names circulating around. Real are keen to retrieve most of the £70million they paid Monaco for Rodriguez's services for after his exploits in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. James has registered three goals and four assists in 13 Bundesliga appearances this season, but has largely struggled to force his way into the Bavarians' starting XI and ...
McCarthy's leg snapped. Nearby players immediately reacted hysterically. The global TV feed chose to pause the replays right as Rondon kicked McCarthy's leg, and right before it snapped. The news will resonate strongly with Ireland and Everton fans, following Seamus Coleman's leg break against Wales previous year. The Pole made amends for his spurned opportunity just 60 seconds later as he lofted the ball over a napping Everton backline and into the path of Rodriguez, who coolly ...
South Korea's prime minister apologised Friday for suggesting the country's women's ice hockey team had no chance of a medal at the Winter Olympics in an unsuccessful attempt to dampen criticism over a unified team with the North. In opening remarks earlier Saturday, Bach said the International Olympic Committee had been working for several years to address the "special situation" of having the 2018 Winter Olympics on the Korean Peninsula.