After sluggish start, Warriors put on matinee show against Magic
Watch highlights of Stan Wawrinka beating Andreas Seppi to reach the 2017 Australian Open semi-finals. Video courtesy Tennis Australia. Getty Images photo.
Watch highlights of Roger Federer outlasting Kei Nishikori in the fourth round of the 2017 Australian Open. Video courtesy Tennis Australia. Getty Images photo.
Chelsea opened up an eight-point gap at the top of the Premier League on Sunday, with the returning Diego Costa on the scoresheet in a 2-0 win over Hull City at Stamford Bridge.
The striker, who was dropped from the squad for the match with Leicester City last weekend amid reports of a row with manager Antonio Conte, grabbed his 15th goal of the season in first-half stoppage time. Meanwhile, Gary Cahill headed in a second 10 minutes from time to make the match safe.
Earlier in the day, Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez scored a 98th-minute penalty to see his side to a dramatic 2-1 win over Burnle...more
England suffered a 1-0 loss in Norway on Sunday in their first friendly of 2017, a match played in preparation for the upcoming UEFA Women's European Championship.
Ada Hegerberg scored the only goal in the first half, taking advantage of some poor marking. The Lionesses improved as the match wore on and Norway's top starters were substituted, but despite a spirited effort, England couldn't find an equaliser.
Per the team's official Twitter account, the loss brought an end to a great run for the side:
Here's a look at the England starting XI:
The two sides felt each other out early, with litt...more
Authorities in Eugene, Oregon, arrested Oregon Ducks tight ends coach David Reaves on Sunday on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to Ashley Force of KVAL in Eugene.
KVAL's Sky Muller shared Reaves' mugshot:
TheOregonian'sAndrew Greifprovided a statement from Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens: "Reaves has been placed on administrative leave and the process to terminate his employment with cause has commenced. The University has high standards for the conduct of employees and is addressing this matter with the utmost of seriousness."
Greif reported Eugene police stopped Rea...more
Chelsea's Diego Costa and Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez both added to their impressive Premier League scoring tallies on Sunday, guiding their respective teams to wins in Week 22.
The former scored the opener in a victory over Hull City, while the latter bagged a late winner against Burnley.
Here's a look at Sunday's results:
The current Premier League standings:
Here are the Premier League's top scorers after Sunday's results:
Arsenal and Burnley played out an entertaining match on Sunday, in which Sanchez proved the hero, scoring a late winner.
Shkodran Mustafi had given the hosts the l...more
Orlando Magic guard D.J. Augustin exited Sunday's game against the Golden State Warriors with a sprained ankle.
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Augustin Suffers Sprained Ankle vs. Warriors
Sunday, Jan. 22
John Denton of the team's official website relayed the news. Augustin played only five minutes before exiting.
Augustin is a solid backup point guard and a nice luxury for the Magic since he's a 37.3 percent career three-point shooter. He provides a nice contrast to Elfrid Payton, who's unlikely to ever be much of a factor from beyond the arc. Augustin entered Sunday averaging 8.8 points and 3.2 assi...more
Denver Nuggets point guard Emmanuel Mudiay will not play in Sunday's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves due to a back injury.
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Mudiay Out vs. Wolves Due to Back Injury
Sunday, Jan. 22
Kent Youngblood of theStar Tribune reported the news. Mudiay was limited to just 17 minutes in Saturday's win over the Los Angeles Clippers, missing all eight of his shots and finishing with three points.
The second-year point guard came into the year hoping to build off a solid first season in the NBA. The No. 7 overall draft pick in 2015 earned a spot on the All-Rookie Team after ave...more
Journalist Guillem Balague has said Barcelona have no current intention of temptingPhilippe Coutinho away from Liverpool, as the Blaugrana are well-covered in the Brazil international's position.
Speaking to Sky Sports (h/tJack Otwayof the Daily Express),Balague said Luis Enrique doesn't require Coutinho's service, and no talks have taken place between the Liga champions and the Merseyside giants.
"I don't think so," Balague said when asked if the sides have discussed a deal."There has been no real interest from Barcelona for the Liverpool forward.I know Rivaldo has spoken about it, but it doe...more