by | December 25, 2017 | 02:05

Nadal's withdrawal from the exhibition means that fellow Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut will take his place in the draw, getting a bye into the semi-final where he will play the victor of Kevin Anderson and Pablo Carreno Busta . Nadal is still scheduled to start the year in official capacity at the ATP event in Brisbane. After struggling with injuries previous year, Federer and Nadal have enjoyed a remarkable resurgence over the past 12 months - sharing the four grand slams between them.

by | December 25, 2017 | 01:58

The Patriots did not surrender a rushing touchdown to the Bills in the first meeting. He carried 24 times for career-high 129 yards. Instead, the play was overturned and the Bills kept up their trend of sputtering in the second half. "When Kelvin Benjamin gains control, his left foot is off the ground", the league's department announced on Twitter. Sports Illustrated's Peter King said replay, which by rule requires clear evidence to overturn the call on the field, is now "out of control".

by | December 25, 2017 | 01:31

The game was scoreless until almost midway through the second quarter, when Los Angeles tight end Antonio Gates hauled in a three-yard touchdown catch, beating Jamal Adams on a slant. On 4th down in the final quarter, New York Jets quarterback Bryce Petty made a decision to throw the ball toward Robby Anderson in the end zone, and was broken up by Pro-Bowl cornerback Casey Hayward.

by | December 25, 2017 | 00:39

The play was overturned and the touchdown was taken off the board. Q: On the Kelvin Benjamin overturned touchdown, what was the conclusive evidence to overturn the call? For the second consecutive week, the Patriots were the beneficiaries of National Football League replay overturning a would-be touchdown catch.

by | December 24, 2017 | 23:41

It is now five goals in seven appearances for Austin, but he could face retrospective action after appearing to kick Lossl in the face as the Dane gathered a throughball. And his afternoon was compounded further when he injured his hamstring after shooting at goal with his manager Mauricio Pellegrino confirming he is likely to be sidelined for the rest of the festive schedule.

by | December 24, 2017 | 23:37

Lattimore dove to the turf and as the ball fell to the ground, it serendipitously bounced directly off of his butt and, somehow, stayed there until he could pin it and then bring it in for the clean interception. Add another unforgettable moment to the New Orleans Saints-Atlanta Falcons rivalry: the "butt pick". The first was a fumble by running back Devonte Freeman near the goal line.

by | December 24, 2017 | 20:57

Osweiler, a free agent after the season, likely deserved the start after his performance - and given Siemian's placement on injured reserve after the game - he's clearly the Broncos' best available quarterback. He did not practice Wednesday or Thursday last week and was limited Friday. "We had a good day (Friday)", Joseph had said after Friday's practice. Assuming Osweiler does get the starting nod Sunday, he'll be operating without the services of Emmanuel Sanders (ankle) and Cody ...

by | December 24, 2017 | 19:40

Liverpool have now conceded three or more goals five times this season and, before Manchester City's fixture against Bournemouth on Saturday, find themselves 17 points behind the leaders having played one game more . "We are a very good football team". What you want is for the team to realise that we have to start from the first minute. The visitors suffered an early blow when skipper Jordan Henderson limped off with a hamstring injury.

by | December 24, 2017 | 18:54

Paul and the Rockets visit Staples Center to face the Clippers for the first time January 15. He was twice whistled for offensive fouls late, one of which prompted coach Mike D'Antoni to draw a technical foul for arguing with 2:20 remaining.

by | December 24, 2017 | 18:20

By pure coincidence Monk's former team Swansea are on the hunt for a new manager so it will be interesting to see if a stopry develops there.he's instantly been cut to just 3/1 to return to the Liberty Stadium. That led to Gibson insisting Boro would "smash up" the Sky Bet Championship , but they have struggled to sustain a bid for the automatic promotion spots.

by | December 24, 2017 | 10:59

Kerr told reporters on Saturday as the reigning National Basketball Association champion Warriors prepared to face the Denver Nuggets, a game they lost 96-81. The Warriors are already without Stephen Curry and the Cavs will also be without Isaiah Thomas , who is as close as ever to returning to the floor.

by | December 24, 2017 | 09:22

Conte said his decision to deploy Hazard as a false No. 9 flanked by Pedro Rodriguez and Willian in the attack, was to create balance in the team. "You must be more clinical". After 19 games of the current campaign, however, Chelsea are third behind Manchester United and leaders Man City. You expect to see big teams in the semi-finals of cup competitions, even though clubs change their sides up.

by | December 24, 2017 | 09:08

Only four players who saw action in either game remain from last year's entertaining battles between the college basketball bluebloods, who will face either other for the fifth time in four seasons Saturday at the CBS Sports Classic in New Orleans .

by | December 24, 2017 | 09:07

The Leafs went 2-4 in six games since Matthews was injured in that December 9 game against St. Louis. "He's a huge part of this team and one of the best players in the league". The Maple Leafs are 6-4 in the 10 games he has missed, including 2-4 during this most recent absence due to a concussion. Auston Matthews returned to practice for the first time in almost two weeks on Friday and the Toronto Maple Leafs centre confirmed he has been dealing with concussion symptoms.

by | December 24, 2017 | 08:36

Messi played the rebound ball again to Suarez, who fired it toward the wide-open net, and Real Madrid's Dani Carvajal stopped the ball with his hand. "I could say we don't deserve it, but that is football". "We've got the advantage, but we don't focus on that", he said. " Real Madrid never surrender, whatever happens".

by | December 24, 2017 | 08:08

New recruits. New coaches. Time will tell in regards to his National Football League career, but for now, it seems all but a certainty with him skipping the bowl game that his UCLA career has come to a close. "What'd be more interesting is if we could get one of them stopped. I just kind of needed to vent for a split-second and then gather it back together".

by | December 24, 2017 | 03:46

The Black Knights' offense took the field with 5:42 to play trailing 35-28, and Bradshaw calmly led a 15-play, 72-yard drive that consumed almost all of the time remaining on the clock. Army ran for 120 in the first quarter and 440 overall. Army went without a completion in four games this season, and had just one successful pass in three more.

by | December 24, 2017 | 02:34

The Steelers (11-3) released Harrison, 39, on Saturday after a season in which his playing time severely diminished while the wins kept piling up. "I believe he still wants to play". Over 14 National Football League seasons, he's had 788 tackles, 82.5 sacks (two with Cincinnati) and eight interceptions. At 38 years old he is one of the NFL's oldest players, but his conditioning is legendary, and the Steelers figured only nine months ago that he was worth a two-year contract.

by | December 24, 2017 | 01:06

The 25-year-old midfielder was handed his first Premier League start of the season by Arsene Wenger earlier in December - and he's on the way to making himself undroppable. "We played frozen with fear and not at our level in the first half". "I don't know", said Wenger, when asked what sort of reception Oxlade-Chamberlain would receive from the Arsenal fans."I rate Alex highly and he knows that".

by | December 24, 2017 | 00:57

Flowers was just 4-of-14 passing for 52 yards at halftime when the game was a 10-10 defensive struggle. Army (9-3), at Fort Worth, Texas, 9 a.m. TV: ESPN Line: Aztecs by 6. Texas Tech jumped to an early 10-0 lead and appeared to have firm grasp of momentum. The Red Raiders set up two touchdowns in the third quarter off fumble recoveries, taking a 24-17 lead.

by | December 23, 2017 | 23:59

But Southampton were unwilling to sell their star defender earlier this year, despite the 26-year-old going on strike. He said: "I don't think so, This morning I was with Les (Reed, Southampton vice-chairman) talking about that but nobody knows about that".

by | December 23, 2017 | 23:33

It was also the England international's seventh treble of the year, and took his tally to 53 goals in all competitions, as Spurs ran out 3-0 winners at Turf Moor. "It's a nice present that's for sure". "He is wonderful, a fantastic player, he needs one more to be above Alan, we will see the next game", Pochettino told the BBC, when asked about Kane.

by | December 23, 2017 | 23:08

This followed a 38-point performance against the on Wednesday. He shot just 2-of-16 from the field and 1-of-10 from 3 while adding five rebounds and four assists. That would essentially leave Durant , Quinn Cook, and Patrick McCaw as the team's remaining facilitators on offense, which is hardly an ideal situation to be in.

by | December 23, 2017 | 23:04

What's notable about Anthony's stat line is the fact that 12 of his shot attempts were three-pointers, with that number and the makes (seven) representing season-highs. The Thunder rank fifth in second chance points per game (14.3) while the Jazz rank 22nd (10.8). He hoisted 12 3-pointers, scored 24 points and operated nearly exclusively as a catch-and-shoot threat on the wing.

by | December 23, 2017 | 21:46

The Egyptian global has netted 21 times this season and he also has four assists to his name. The 25-year-old arrived at the club in the summer of 2017 from Roma and has made an immediate impression at Anfield, scoring 20 goals in 26 appearances - a club-best figure.