Monday December 17-th, 2018

Japanese teen Hataoka wins LPGA Northwest Arkansas title Japanese teen Hataoka wins LPGA Northwest Arkansas title

The birdie at No. 3 seemed to give Hataoka a big confidence boost as she attacked the greens, softened by Sunday's rain showers that forced the start of play to be delayed by an hour. Hataoka missed the cut in two of her first three tournaments this ...

Dowrich rescues West Indies against sri lanka Dowrich rescues West Indies against sri lanka

The West Indies pace trio of Shannon Gabriel, Kemar Roach and Jason Holder have helped restrict Sri Lanka to 5-99 after the second day of the third Test in the Caribbean. Things became worse for the hosts when the fast bowler got Holder to ...

Umar Akmal summoned by ACU over fixing approach claims Umar Akmal summoned by ACU over fixing approach claims

PCB has sought explanations for the comments he made on national television, stating that he was offered money in every fixture he was a part of against India , one even including the game between the two sides in the 2015 World Cup . Akmal further...

Belgium fans fear Harry Kane ahead of England World Cup clash Belgium fans fear Harry Kane ahead of England World Cup clash

You don't know what will happen. Speaking in his prematch news conference on Wednesday, Martinez said the results from the scans had been positive for the long term, but he fears Belgium's all-time top goal scorer might have to sit out the Engla...

Magic Johnson gives himself a Lakers ultimatum Magic Johnson gives himself a Lakers ultimatum

Lakers general manager Magic Johnson doesn't feel any extra pressure, and he is just going to do his job. "This summer, and next summer, and that's it". Now comes the tough part: Persuading George or James or other big names to move to Hollywood. "...

German FA officials at World Cup fined for celebration provoking Sweden German FA officials at World Cup fined for celebration provoking Sweden

Korea coach Shin Tae-yong said he had mixed feelings after the win over Germany as it was not enough to take them through. "What it shows is that, with Italy and Holland out before we got to this point, Chile - who were in the Confederations Cup ...

Have the Celtics made another offer for Kawhi Leonard? Have the Celtics made another offer for Kawhi Leonard?

Boston's ability to offer San Antonio future draft picks and promising young players, along with their location in the East, might make the Celtics the Spurs' ideal trade partner. At the end of the 2018-19 season, the two sides could say goodbye ...

Body found in cooler at Atlanta Braves' stadium before game Body found in cooler at Atlanta Braves' stadium before game

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration told the Associated Press that it is also investigating Keeling's death. The Braves declined comment, referring reporters to the statement from Cobb County police. Keeling's aunt, Fran Kuchta, sa...

Spurs assistant coach Becky Hammon gets major promotion Spurs assistant coach Becky Hammon gets major promotion

This comes as a brief respite for Spurs fans as most of the news out of San Antonio lately is related to the messy situation with Kawhi Leonard. Hammon appears to be on the radar as a future National Basketball Association head coach, and her pro...

AC Milan banned from UEFA club competition after Financial Fair Play breach AC Milan banned from UEFA club competition after Financial Fair Play breach

The CFCB, however, ruled out the club's claims and decided in favour of banning the club from participating in next season's Europa League . Milan will have the right to appeal, but if that is unsuccessful they will be expelled from the 2018-19 ...

Brazil outclasses Serbia, sets up Mexico clash Brazil outclasses Serbia, sets up Mexico clash

The World Cup match between Serbia and Brazil will be broadcast live on Fox. Paulinho scored the victor in the first half, and Thiago Silva scored in the second to set up a date with Mexico in the round of 16. Gabriel Jesus had already forc...

Deontay Wilder sends hard-hitting tweet to Anthony Joshua Deontay Wilder sends hard-hitting tweet to Anthony Joshua

With the WBA's position, the game is up for Deontay Wilder and we have to move forward with Povetkin. Initially, the WBA allowed a 30-day negotiation window after directing the fight must hold in April, but made a U-turn after it appeared that J...

Switzerland vs. Costa Rica - Football Match Report Switzerland vs. Costa Rica - Football Match Report

Swiss substitute Josip Drmic drilled home his team's second in the 88th minute, before Bryan Ruiz struck a stoppage time penalty that hit the crossbar and went in off goalkeeper Yann Sommer's back. The draw ensured Switzerland finished second in ...

Ireland vs India 1st T20I: Rohit, Dhawan take India past 50

The men in blue will use the two T20Is against Ireland to get acclimatised to the English conditions as they have struggled to counter the swing and overcast conditions in England in the past and there is no better way to prepare than get a few g...

Serbia 0 - 2 Brazil - Match Report & Highlights

And Brazil entered Wednesday's match without super-sub Douglas Costa, who suffered a thigh injury in the 2-0 win against Costa Rica. Coutinho once again came through for Brazil as he put the victor home in the 91st minute while Neymar sealed ...

Egypt return from disappointing World Cup in Russian Federation Egypt return from disappointing World Cup in Russian Federation

Earlier, NAIJ.com had reported how Egypt worldwide Mohamed Salah is considering retiring from the national team when the 2018 World Cup reaches its conclusion. Mohamed was set to go on air after the match to provide analysis. Negma worked for o...

Watson stages 2nd biggest comeback to win 3rd Travelers title Watson stages 2nd biggest comeback to win 3rd Travelers title

The world No 7 now needs something spectacular to deny Casey over the final 18 holes, but first-round co-leader Jordan Spieth will be playing for pride on Sunday after continuing his slide down the leaderboard with a 71, dropping shots at three of ...

Mari Cilic beats Novak Djokovic to win Fever-Tree Championships at Queen's Club Mari Cilic beats Novak Djokovic to win Fever-Tree Championships at Queen's Club

It was something of a return to form for the 12-time grand slam champion this week though, and he could easily have won in what was his 99th career final, but he missed that match point in the second set. "Novak had such a great week, and it's really...

Lakers Lakers "Racing" To Acquire Kawhi Leonard Before Friday

The risk and price tag in acquiring San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard may be too rich for the Celtics this offseason, but the Celtics still can not just sit idle and watch Leonard land with a team like the 76ers. Would they deal Leonard befo...

LeBron James to teams: I don't want your pitches LeBron James to teams: I don't want your pitches

Ahead of Friday's deadline to declare himself a free agent, bet makers are shuffling their odds , the sports media is working itself into a lather, and anxious fans are reading the tea leaves of James' social media profiles . The San Antonio Spurs ...

FIFA WC: Shaqiri's last-minute stunner earns Switzerland 2-1 win over Serbia FIFA WC: Shaqiri's last-minute stunner earns Switzerland 2-1 win over Serbia

The spontaneity argument may be undermined by Shaqiri's boots, one of which was adorned with the double eagle symbol long before his second-half goal put Switzerland ahead. "I think about this, I don't want to speak", said Shaqiri. "For me it was...

United States singer apologises for botching New Zealand anthem United States singer apologises for botching New Zealand anthem

If we don't, we're not going to have the product in 20 years. Sport's changing that quickly. 'Kids are growing up with all the sports around the world and they want to be in that place'. Kiwis staff are concerned over the injury, which came in New Ze...

Serena Williams seeded 25th for Wimbledon despite ranking of 183 Serena Williams seeded 25th for Wimbledon despite ranking of 183

The 36-year-old American is continuing her return to action after giving birth to her first child in September. Williams, victor of 23 Grand Slam titles during her career and a seven-time women's singles champ at the All England Club, took maternit...

Harry Kane set to start against Belgium Harry Kane set to start against Belgium

Also, fringe squad members can get game time when the pressure is off, in case they are needed unexpectedly when it really counts down the road. None of the players who started in Nizhny Novgorod took part in Monday's training session back at the...

Nigeria vs Iceland: Dogara, Yakmut react to Super Eagles' 2-0 victory Nigeria vs Iceland: Dogara, Yakmut react to Super Eagles' 2-0 victory

Musa opened the scoresheet with a half-volley from inside the box in the 49th minute and then doubled the lead in the 75th. Gylfi Sigurdsson squandered a late lifeline for Iceland , botching a penalty in the 80th minute which would have set u...

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