• From England: Sarri continues to push for Higuain but deal is complicated
From England: Sarri continues to push for Higuain but deal is complicated

Higuain enjoyed his best run of form under Sarri, scoring 37 goals with the Italian boss prior to moving to Juventus . However, the deal remains complicated with AC Milan remaining reluctant to terminate their existing loan contract with the Argentine and this could shift the Blues' interest elsewhere.

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  • Manchester City showed Burton Albion 'respect' in 9-0 win - Pep Guardiola
Manchester City showed Burton Albion 'respect' in 9-0 win - Pep Guardiola

Manchester City did not disrespect Burton despite thrashing them 9-0 and it would have been unprofessional if they had reduced their intensity, says Danny Higginbotham. "They have the best youngsters in the country at the moment, so whichever team they play has quality". Asked if he wants Kompany to stay at City , Guardiola said: "We are cons...

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  • Kohli hails series win as his 'proudest moment'
Kohli hails series win as his 'proudest moment'

Gritty batting, marvellous fast bowling and a fine team effort has done us proud. Indian sides have traditionally struggled overseas but there is now belief within the camp they can conquer any team, anywhere at any time. They are dictating terms now which is the most fantastic thing you can ask for from your bowlers'. The new captain has been br...

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  • Sarri tells Fabregas to leave Chelsea
Sarri tells Fabregas to leave Chelsea

However, Chelsea were reluctant to let go of their young sensation for a cheap, eventually convincing Bayern to meet their asking fee of £35 million - the source suggests. "I don't think a move to Germany would be good for him", the Chelsea manager said. Very good defensive phase, but very good'. Sarri has stated this week that he doesn't w...

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  • Cowboys, Colts win National Football League wild-card playoff games
Cowboys, Colts win National Football League wild-card playoff games

The Seahawks went for it on fourth-and-5 from the Dallas 39 in their first possible field-goal situation of the second half, converting on Russell Wilson's 22-yard pass to Doug Baldwin. Andrew Luck wrote a happy ending to the latest chapter of his comeback season, throwing for 222 yards and two touchdowns and the Indianapolis Colts raced out to a...

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  • Pep Guardiola On Brahim Diaz Transfer
Pep Guardiola On Brahim Diaz Transfer

Guardiola does not want to rush the Belgian midfielder back after two injuries disrupted his season but he showed his quality in the 66 minutes he played, with the City boss saying De Bruyne sees things that other players can not. Guardiola , meanwhile has confirmed Benjamin Mendy has returned to training following a knee injury that has sidelin...

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  • Josh McDaniels confirms he will be back with Patriots in 2019
Josh McDaniels confirms he will be back with Patriots in 2019

Kingsbury spent three years in the National Football League, from 2003 to 2005, with the Dallas Cowboys , New Orleans Saints and Jets . Kingsbury reportedly interviewed with the Jets on Monday. Kingsbury would certainly break the mold. Kingsbury is in-demand after six years as the boss at Texas Tech, where he had an overall record of 35-40.

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  • Lurking McIlroy enjoying Tournament of Champions
Lurking McIlroy enjoying Tournament of Champions

Kevin Tway earned a one-stroke lead after the opening round at the Tournament of Champions as the 2019 PGA Tour season got underway. But he bounced back with a birdie at the par-5 ninth and, due to 30/km winds at Kapalua's Plantation course keeping scores at bay, he sits at four-under-par and just three shots off the pace.

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  • EPL: Emery sends strong message to Aaron Ramsey over joining Juventus
EPL: Emery sends strong message to Aaron Ramsey over joining Juventus

With less than six months to run on his Arsenal contract, Ramsey has been free to negotiate with foreign clubs since the start of January. Juve are more than happy to wait until the end of the season and now it seems that the Gunners have shifted to plan B.

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  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says they 'can win every game'
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says they 'can win every game'

First-half goals from Juan Mata and Romelu Lukaku were enough for the home side at Old Trafford , although the nine changes made to the team that won at Newcastle United left them looking largely disjointed. According to Manchester United coach Mike Phelan, the Red Devils will continue playing the same style of football that has seen the...

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  • Canadian teenager Andreescu sends Williams packing in Auckland
Canadian teenager Andreescu sends Williams packing in Auckland

She blasted the 20-year-old Kuzmova off the court in the first set, with a number of winners and unreturnable serves. Germany's Goerges needed to save match-points in her 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (6) win over Canadian Bouchard , coming back from a set down and then a match point down at 5-6 in the final set to reel off three successive points and win the e...

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  • Pant Power Propels India on Record-Breaking Day at SCG
Pant Power Propels India on Record-Breaking Day at SCG

Well, that's it from us for Day 2. India requested for the second new ball after 81 overs but were denied owing to bad light. The pitch is being covered as players walk off the field. Labuschagne scored 38, showing promise but ultimately failing to cash in after his contentious call-up. Jadeja picked two in quick succession. First he removed M...

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  • Rafael Nadal knows what he needs on the 2019 ATP Tour
Rafael Nadal knows what he needs on the 2019 ATP Tour

Physical issues saw him miss a total of 10 tournaments last season, while he also withdrew from a third-place match at a tournament in Abu Dhabi just before the end of 2018. Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic , Alexander Zverev and Lucas Pouille all said that they will not play the one-week final stage this year, which means already three current t...

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  • Arsenal star all set to join Juventus next season
Arsenal star all set to join Juventus next season

Ramsey joined Arsenal from Cardiff in 2008 and has won the FA Cup on three occasions - scoring the decisive goal in two finals. Italy's Sportmediaset reported that a five-year-contract worth €6.5m-per-year with bonuses has been agreed and the possibility of Ramsey moving to Turin this month is "not to be excluded".

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  • Sarri more interested in signing a winger than a striker like Higuain
Sarri more interested in signing a winger than a striker like Higuain

I think we need something different for characteristics . I have to try to improve my players, my team, my offensive phase, or better my offensive phase in the last 20 metres. Hudson-Odoi's reservations about signing a new deal at Chelsea relate to the question of consistent first-team opportunities, and Sarri admitted it is hard to balance the d...

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  • Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma celebrates New Year in street of Sydney
Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma celebrates New Year in street of Sydney

For number 3, he went with the regular stabilised player Usman Khawaja thus making three left-handers in the top 3. "Not only has he not lost his wicket cheaply, but he has also taken time out of the game". Spin spearhead Ravichandran Ashwin continues to remain a doubt for the clash. They may wonder whether their defiant win in the second test ...

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  • Desperate Australia to pull SCG test selection shock with new No 3
Desperate Australia to pull SCG test selection shock with new No 3

Despite the absence of two of their most prolific run-scorers - Steve Smith and David Warner, the duo that had scored almost 40% of the team's total during India's visit to Australia in 2014 - credit must be given to Kohli's men if they go on to win the ongoing series, considering the history attached to the encounters between the two teams.

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  • Watch Ravens CB Jimmy Smith snag another interception off QB Baker Mayfield
Watch Ravens CB Jimmy Smith snag another interception off QB Baker Mayfield

Also moving outside his comfort zone was Detroit Lions kicker Matt Prater, who lined up for what looked like a field-goal attempt, but took the snap and threw a ideal pass to Levine Toilolo for a touchdown against Green Bay. The second-year corner has played up to an All-Pro caliber level this season but didn't provide one of his best performances ...

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  • Roger Federer and Belinda Bencic beat Serena Williams and Frances Tiafoe
Roger Federer and Belinda Bencic beat Serena Williams and Frances Tiafoe

Federer and playing partner Belinda Bencic overcame Williams and Frances Tiafoe in the Fast4 format as Switzerland beat the USA 2-1 in front of a 14,000 capacity crowd. "I really look forward to sharing the stadium with him", added Williams, who will be pursuing a record-equaling 24th major at the Australian Open next month.

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  • Baker Mayfield sets rookie record for TD passes
Baker Mayfield sets rookie record for TD passes

The Browns quarterback pretended to expose his genitals after scoring against the Bengals and former Cleveland head coach Hue Jackson . A lot of inside jokes. I told you guys, media tries to create controversy, right? "I don't have a problem with Baker". Mayfield plans to appeal the fine. ESPN reports Mayfield's base pay is $480,000, or $28,...

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  • Victory for Serena Williams, but United States fall to Greece in Hopman Cup
Victory for Serena Williams, but United States fall to Greece in Hopman Cup

The 20-time Grand Slam singles champion broke immediately in the second set and looked sharp as he cruised to an easy first-up victory in the tournament as Switzerland went on to beat Britain 3-0. Williams' US Open outburst came in reaction to the penalty handed by Ramos, who gave her a code violation for receiving coaching. Federer's response? "...

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  • Lakers feel LeBron James’ absence but ‘cautious’ over his return
Lakers feel LeBron James’ absence but ‘cautious’ over his return

The Los Angeles Lakers looked just fine for 3 ½ quarters in their first game without LeBron James . Bogdanovic had a team-high 23 points, with 12 of those coming in the fourth quarter. However, Walton had confirmed before the game that the Lakers are taking a cautious approach to James' recovery. "Hopefully, it is not a long thing and I can ...

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  • It's time for Chelsea to decide on Hazard future, says Sarri
It's time for Chelsea to decide on Hazard future, says Sarri

In the past, the 27-year-old has stated that he prefers to play on the wing, but under new Blues boss Sarri, Hazard has played both as a winger and as a "false nine". "I can not see a problem of Hazard in this role". Chelsea travel away to face Crystal Palace in the Premier League at Selhurst Park on Sunday.

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  • The Football World Reacts In Unison To Racist Abuse Of Koulibaly
The Football World Reacts In Unison To Racist Abuse Of Koulibaly

The San Siro and the Serie A match between Inter Milan and Napoli was the setting for yet more unpleasant scenes as once against racism failed to be curtailed and unfortunately Napoli's Kalidou Koulibaly took the brunt force of it.

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  • Openers aim to swell India's lead; Bumrah scalps six wickets
Openers aim to swell India's lead; Bumrah scalps six wickets

And that's Stumps as India lead by 346 at the end of Day 3. People have only seen me in white ball cricket . The very next ball saw another missed chance spurned as Rahane edged the ball inches wide of a wrong-footed Travis Head at short leg, in an agonising over for Lyon.

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  • Tua Tagovailoa Said His Ankle Is
Tua Tagovailoa Said His Ankle Is "80-85 Percent" Right Now

Moving from the "80-85 percent" range to 100 within three days will be tough. Three University of Alabama football players have been suspended for the College Football Playoff semi final game against Oklahoma, according to head coach Nick Saban .

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  • Cardinals claim D.J. Swearinger off waivers
Cardinals claim D.J. Swearinger off waivers

In fact, no other team in the National Football League besides the Arizona Cardinals had the chance to claim the Pro Bowl alternate. That's on me. I've got to control that and get better at that, but like I said, live and learn and keep moving forward.

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  • India opt to bat in 3rd Test
India opt to bat in 3rd Test

I would definitely take a 76 rather than something less than that". Pat Cummins was the sole wicket-taker for Australia picking two wickets in an excellent show with the ball. The flat track in Melbourne follows much livelier pitches in Adelaide and Perth which produced results. Four overs later, in the 126th, Pujara got a delivery from C...

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  • Leicester City 2 Manchester City 1
Leicester City 2 Manchester City 1

Following on from the 5-1 away rout of Cardiff City in his first game in charge, Solskjaer is clearly relishing his new role after the sacking of Jose Mourinho following United's 3-1 defeat to Liverpool earlier this month. "That is pretty much what we wanted to do from the start - create a basis for the rest of the season". Back-to-back losse...

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  • This Is What We'll Do Today - Liverpool Boss Jurgen Klopp
This Is What We'll Do Today - Liverpool Boss Jurgen Klopp

Not really. Did I think about any defeat when I started in June? "This guy (Spurs' press officer) became upset again or angry (by questions about United), but we can not talk, we need to be focused on our jobs at Tottenham and do our best to try to be successful".

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