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by | January 07, 2018 | 10:27

The Thunder have underperformed in compiling a 21-17 record, and yet they are fifth in the Western Conference thanks to an 8-2 run over the past ten games. During the Thunder's December 5 win over the Jazz, Westbrook blocked his 200th shot, making him the only player in National Basketball Association history with at least 200 blocks, 5,000 rebounds and 15,000 points within his first 700 games.

by | January 07, 2018 | 10:03

Withdrawing from a competition halfway through to play exhibition games is a bit curious, but it's far from the strangest thing that's shown up around the Ball family. The five opponents Prienu Vytautas will face are Zalagris, BC Lietuvos rytas, Vytis, Dzūkija and Jonava. The schedule of the exhibition games is announced only for January.

by | January 07, 2018 | 09:58

The German second seed - a nine-time Auckland veteran - trumped Danish star Caroline Wozniacki 6-4 7-6 (7-4) on Sunday afternoon to win the 2018 event. Former world number two Agnieszka Radwanska continued her strong start to the campaign with a 6-3 7-5 win over American Taylor Townsend, the Pole holding her nerve in a tight second set that lasted more than an hour to advance.

by | January 07, 2018 | 09:24

The Algerian was one of Leicester's star players in their title-winning season two years ago, while this term he has scored seven goals and registered seven assists in 22 Premier League appearances. To his credit, Mahrez simply got in with the business of playing football and kept his nose clean as far as his wishes to leave the King Power Stadium was concerned.

by | January 07, 2018 | 08:55

Monfils had lost three times in the final, most recently in 2014 against Rafa Nadal, but left nothing to chance this time as he outclassed Rublev in 61 minutes. "I am in bed with fever and there is nearly no chance of a recovery until tonight", Thiem wrote on Facebook. "I had a long rest and (to) come back strong in 2018 was a goal".

by | January 07, 2018 | 05:41

It was a thought surely shared by L.A. head coach Doc Rivers. Had he not sat the entire fourth quarter because victory was already ensured, the two-time MVP would likely have broken the career-high 54 points he scored in NY on February 27, 2013.

by | January 07, 2018 | 05:09

The Oakland Raiders have announced Saturday night ESPN NFL analyst Jon Gruden will a lucrative offer to become the next head coach of the franchise. The defense struggled mightily before a late-season switch from fired coordinator Ken Norton Jr.to play-caller John Pagano. The Buccaneers went 12-4 in his first season and finished 57-55 with three playoff appearances in Gruden's seven seasons.

by | January 07, 2018 | 04:15

Florida's balance overcame a supreme individual performance by Tigers senior Jordan Barnett. Chris Chiozza stole the ball and laid it in with 0.1 seconds left Saturday as Florida rallied in the last minute to notch a 77-75 Southeastern Conference win at Missouri.

by | January 07, 2018 | 03:51

As 2018 gets underway, Kane remains one of the best forwards in world football, having found the net more times than any striker in any of Europe's top leagues previous year. He also has a good bonus structure, but the striker's weekly wage is considerably less than many England players. The Striker earns £110,000-a-week, but will see that figure nearly double when he signs his new Spurs' deal.

by | January 07, 2018 | 03:31

Arsene Wenger has been asked by the Football Association to provide observations about his comments before and after Arsenal's game against Chelsea , the governing body has said. He will also have to watch on from the stands for the first-leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final against Chelsea and the Premier League match against Bournemouth .

by | January 07, 2018 | 03:12

Already making 14 regular-season appearances as a member of the Rams this season, the former Tampa Bay Buccaneers defender has produced 86 total tackles, one sack, three interceptions and four pass defenses . In total, that's 21 games of playoff experience for the Rams . They've been in playoff mode longer than all these other teams. "Armed with that information, and knowing that they have the ability to go all the way, then they can play all-out".

by | January 07, 2018 | 02:58

Chiefs cornerback Darrelle Revis jumped up to block the throw and deflected the ball back to Mariota , who caught it and dove into the end zone. It was reviewed to determine if Mariota had crossed the line of scrimmage, but he was behind the line and the play stood.

by | January 07, 2018 | 02:28

The 48-year-old said he advised the club's hierarchy, but nothing more. "We are talking about a player with great potential ability and I think he's a complete player", said Conte. "At the same time , I was a player and I will understand if someone is thinking in this way (that they need to play more)". "I think it's right to finish his career in this way", Conte - a former Juventus manager - added.

by | January 07, 2018 | 02:22

What does this mean for the Chiefs? . The Chiefs played without tight end Travis Kelce in the second half of their playoff game against the Titans. Kelce suffered a concussion in Week 5 against the Houston Texans but cleared protocol and returned to play in Week 6. But after a second evaluation, he would be removed from the game.

by | January 07, 2018 | 02:04

World No. 1 Simona Halep of Romania advanced to Shenzhen Open final after overcoming No. 4 seed and compatriot Irina-Camelia Begu 6-1, 6-4 in Shenzhen, China on Friday. "I always enjoy playing here and it's going to be a big challenge (Saturday)", Halep said. I'm ready to play and we'll see what's going to happen. In the semifinals, Svitolina knocked out Karolina Pliskova 7-5, 7-5 in rematch of a 2017 semi won by the Czech, while Sasnovich continued her dream run ousting Anastasija Sevastova ...

by | January 07, 2018 | 01:43

The next week, the New England Patriots dominated the Saints , 36-20. New Orleans dominated Carolina in two divisional games this season, taking down the Panthers by a combined score of 65-35. The over/under for the game is 48 total points. "If you look at those two games, we flat out didn't get it done". - The Carolina Panthers are headed back to the postseason for the eighth time in franchise history, and the fourth trip in the last five years.

by | January 07, 2018 | 00:57

Oman on Friday beat the UAE in a penalty shoot-out after a 0-0 draw to win its second Arabian Gulf cup, sending legions of Omani supporters into a frenzy. No information had yet been received on the extent of the injuries. Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE, Bahrain, Oman, Iraq , Yemen and Kuwait competed for the Gulf Cup, which was held every two years since the first edition in 1970.

by | January 06, 2018 | 22:12

But at any given moment, Mariota has the ability to make a game-changing play with his arm or legs. Kansas City bid farewell to legendary running back Jamaal Charles this offseason, and it was unclear who would step up in his absence. And when Tennessee plays in Kansas City on Saturday, Marcus Mariota will be one of four quarterbacks to make his postseason debut this wild-card weekend .

by | January 06, 2018 | 19:39

Wagner was skating to her long-awaited "La La Land" program, which she initially scrapped at the beginning of the season. This time, she rendered the selection procedures irrelevant to her case. "I honestly think that at the end of the day, this is how I feel, and I feel like I need to stick up for myself, and I think that I delivered when I really needed to", Wagner said.

by | January 06, 2018 | 19:08

The Panthers finished the 2017 regular season with the same record as the New Orleans Saints in the NFC South, and the teams will meet in an NFC Wild Card Game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Sunday. Rivera was hired in 2011 after John Fox went 2-14 as a lame-duck coach in 2010. Carolina are 64-47-1 under Rivera and progressed to Super Bowl 50 at the end of the 2015 season, when they lost to the Denver Broncos .

by | January 06, 2018 | 18:17

He is unlikely to bowl in this Test again as the recovery period is between 4 to 6 weeks. Steyn will see a specialist on Sunday, Moosajee said. He was later not seen in the dressing room as well. It is important to note that this unfortunate injury was freakish because of the way he landed in the footholes. Steyn in fact was getting into the groove as he had figures of 2 for 51 with wickets of opener Shikhar Dhawan and wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha during his comeback Test.

by | January 06, 2018 | 16:33

NPR reported that some schools had a temperature of about 40 degrees. According to The Baltimore Sun , the Baltimore school district responded to complaints at 60 schools in the city Wednesday and the Baltimore Teachers Union urged the city to shut down all schools until heating issues were fixed.

by | January 06, 2018 | 15:53

The former Chelsea striker, who moved back to Spain in the summer but was unable to play for Atletico until the January transfer window, scored with a neat finish on 68 minutes to put his side 2-0 up against Getafe. The Spain global then rushed off to celebrate among the Atletico fans behind the goal, but when he returned to the pitch he was shown a second yellow card by the referee.

by | January 06, 2018 | 12:08

The third seed and world number six looked full of confident against the world number 88 from Belarus who had come through qualifying. She raced to a 3-0 lead before 23-year-old Belarusian Sasnovich found her range with some lethal backhands and briefly threatened to make it a contest.

by | January 06, 2018 | 10:59

Negotiations are on-going but it is understood a fee is expected to be agreed in the region of £2.2million for the 20-year-old centre-back. Sportsmail reported on Wednesday that Arsenal were set to land Greek wonderkid Mavropanos and his representatives were due in London.