Monday October 22-nd, 2018

Not surprised by Novak Djokovic's loss right after surgery, says Roger Federer Not surprised by Novak Djokovic's loss right after surgery, says Roger Federer

American Taylor Fritz battled back from a set down to beat Fernando Verdasco 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 (1) - the victory ensured he has now won 11 of 12 final-set tiebreaks. Federer will meet France's Jeremy Chardy in the round of 16, who earlier eliminated h...

Caroline Wozniacki loses in Indian Wells, Simona Halep advances Caroline Wozniacki loses in Indian Wells, Simona Halep advances

Pic: EPA (Halep will next play world number 51 Petra Martic of Croatia) Simona Halep booked her place in the Indian Wells quarter-finals as she beat Wang Qiang in straight sets. Venus next faces Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain who rolled past Dan...

AfDB signs deal to scale up solar energy development AfDB signs deal to scale up solar energy development

Indeed, although countries in the southern hemisphere have significantly abundant solar resources (300 sunny days per year), they produce only 23% of solar electricity consumed worldwide. The goal is to develop 10,000 megawatts (MW) of solar power sy...

Case Keenum Heading West Case Keenum Heading West

With a sparkling new stadium, stacked roster and head coaching stability, the Vikings jumped to the head of the line of potential suitors for Cousins. General manager Brandon Beane has already parted ways with Pro Bowl left tackle Cordy Glenn to ac...

Albert Wilson intends to sign with Dolphins Albert Wilson intends to sign with Dolphins

He was Tom Brady's main target during the Pats run to the Super Bowl a year ago, reeling in 26 passes for 348 yards and a pair of touchdowns, including 8 for 152 in the big game. Wilson does not have quite the production of Landry, having recorded ju...

Manchester United veteran midfielder Michael Carrick announces end of season retirement Manchester United veteran midfielder Michael Carrick announces end of season retirement

While Carrick has always had his critics, he has been admired by every United coach he's worked with, from Alex Ferguson all the way through to Mourinho. The 36-year-old arrived from Tottenham Hotspur in 2006. " But he's still got some way to go to...

Steve Bruce: Aston Villa boss says only 'almighty collapse' will deny Wolves Steve Bruce: Aston Villa boss says only 'almighty collapse' will deny Wolves

Steve Bruce's worst fears materialised as he watched Aston Villa slump to a surprise 3-1 home defeat to a smart, revitalised QPR team. Second-half goals from James Chester, Lewis Grabban and Birkir Bjarnason secured a handsome win for Bruce's...

Doug Baldwin calls Kirk Cousins 'hero' for getting fully guaranteed contract Doug Baldwin calls Kirk Cousins 'hero' for getting fully guaranteed contract

Cousins and Minnesota can not officially sign the contract until the NFL's free agency period begins at 4:00 p.m. ET Wednesday. One of those desperate teams in is the New York Jets , who have been linked to the quarterback soon after the Redskin...

Russian hockey great Ovechkin makes history by entering NHL 600-goal club Russian hockey great Ovechkin makes history by entering NHL 600-goal club

Make it 600 goals and counting for Alex Ovechkin , and give the Washington Capitals two more points for the tough playoff race in the Eastern Conference. "But then when you understand, holy f*&^ that's a lot of goals". Through 68 regular season ma...

Radford stifles LIU-Brooklyn in First Four Radford stifles LIU-Brooklyn in First Four

Both teams were plagued by turnovers. When looking at how many favorites have been knocked out in the first round as a No. 2 seed, it's only a matter of time before a No. St. Bonaventure set a school record with its 26th win. Adams - who missed 14...

Dzeko strikes as Roma advance in UCL Dzeko strikes as Roma advance in UCL

Cengiz Under's strike and a string of Alisson saves had kept Roma in the tie in the 2-1 away first-leg defeat, allowing Eusebio Di Francesco's men to edged to victory in the second leg and reach the quarter-finals despite a dismal display in which...

Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay called up by Scotland after England snub Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay called up by Scotland after England snub

It's a shame they play in the same position but Tierney can adapt. He said: "He's shown it, he's selected some of them in his first squad since coming back in the building, he's made it clear he's putting a real interest in not just the Under 21s...

Jamie Carragher Could Face Prison Time Over Spitting Incident Jamie Carragher Could Face Prison Time Over Spitting Incident

Her father has told the Mirror newspaper that the former Liverpool defender had personally apologised and shown genuine remorse. The £1m-a-year pundit spat at the teen and her dad while driving his Range Rover following Liverpool's 2-1 defeat to ...

Seahawks fan verbally attacks players over national anthem protests - WARNING: GRAPHIC LANGUAGE Seahawks fan verbally attacks players over national anthem protests - WARNING: GRAPHIC LANGUAGE

You can't get up and be a man", the woman says through her auto window. 'I don't care who you are. "All I care about is that my tax dollars pay for you to play, and go (expletive) play and get off your (expletive) knees". Don't mention one without me...

New York Jets working on a deal with Teddy Bridgewater New York Jets working on a deal with Teddy Bridgewater

As to the possibility that Cousins won't be attractive in three years based on his performance over the next three, a couple of non-guaranteed years wouldn't have mattered, because the Vikings would have cut him. The Broncos were reportedly c...

Man United 2-1 Liverpool Man United 2-1 Liverpool

However, Liverpool were unable to really test David de Gea all afternoon and registered just two shots on target. "Congratulations Mo", Klopp states during his pre-match press conference on Friday ahead of Liverpool's clash against Manchester ...

Howe buoyed by Bournemouth winger Stanislas form Howe buoyed by Bournemouth winger Stanislas form

Maybe but they haven't won a Champions League in a while, either. Tottenham will be looking to bounce back from their European disappointment when they take on Bournemouth at Dean Court on Sunday afternoon . "Barcelona did it and so many others di...

Jets Working On A Deal With Teddy Bridgewater

The Vikings have since moved on to Kirk Cousins , while Bridgewater lands in NY with a chance to prove everyone wrong. The Jets had always expressed an interest in re-signing McCown as their fallback option - and they may not be finished.

Muhammad Wilkerson to Sign With Green Bay Packers Muhammad Wilkerson to Sign With Green Bay Packers

ESPN's Rob Demovsky broke the news on Twitter. The deal is reportedly worth a maximum of $8 million, per NFL Network's Jason La Canfora . He took a one-year deal and will have a chance to prove he's the player he was. It's fair to say Mike Dani...

Andre Gomes explains how life at Barcelona turned into Andre Gomes explains how life at Barcelona turned into "hell"

Then I don't talk to anybody, I don't bother anyone. I think about the bad things and what I have to do. "Although my team mates support me a lot, things don't go for me how they want them to go". "Whether he'll play or not tomorrow is down to me. We...

De'Andre Hunter will miss NCAA Tournament with broken wrist De'Andre Hunter will miss NCAA Tournament with broken wrist

The school announced Tuesday that Hunter, a 6-foot-7 swingman who can also play guard, suffered the injury during the ACC Tournament, but did not say how. This is the second straight year they have lost a key player late in the season. He reached dou...

Timberwolves snap losing streak with win over Warriors

It would be weird for any National Basketball Association team to be without a starting point guard, particularly one of Curry's caliber. And let's be clear: the lack of involvement on Towns' part isn't exclusively the fault of Tom Thibodeau and th...

Spurs sweat over Kane amid reports of lengthy absence Spurs sweat over Kane amid reports of lengthy absence

Harry Kane is reportedly out until May with an ankle injury. Kane did not undergo a scan on Monday due to the swelling in his ankle, but the Daily Mirror report that Spurs fear that the striker will miss around seven weeks due to the seriousne...

Eagles players get sentimental on loss of 'true brother' Brent Celek Eagles players get sentimental on loss of 'true brother' Brent Celek

The Eagles are now strapped for cap space and will stand to save $4 million with Celek's release. " Brent Celek defines what it means to be a Philadelphia Eagle ", the organization said in a statement , "His dedication to his profession and this...

Roger Federer continues hot form, downs Federico Delbonis at Indian Wells Roger Federer continues hot form, downs Federico Delbonis at Indian Wells

Federer, who earned his fifth title at Indian Wells past year, saved a set point in the second-set tiebreaker and advanced to face Filip Krajinovic on Monday. Mayer was supposed to play Kei Nishikori in his second-round match, but the former US Ope...

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