• Murray: I'm still the man to beat
Murray: I'm still the man to beat

Serving for the match, Djokovic secured the title on his fourth match point, having squandered three in the second set when Murray astonishingly recovered from 5-4 down and 40-15 to win three games in a row and force, at that point, an unlikely deciding set.

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  • Rex Ryan reportedly has been replaced in Buffalo
Rex Ryan reportedly has been replaced in Buffalo

While ultimately electing to pass on interim head coach and offensive coordinator Anthony Lynn, the Bills will hire Carolina Panthers' defensive coordinator Sean McDermott. He oversaw a top-10 defense in four of his six seasons, and was the only coordinator to lead a top-10 unit every year from 2012-2015. They reportedly were very impressed wit...

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  • Maria Sharapova to return from doping ban in April in Stuttgart
Maria Sharapova to return from doping ban in April in Stuttgart

Tournament director Markus Günthardt described her return as "a fabulous present" to his tournament. Kerber will be defending her title in Stuttgart with eight of the world's top 10 scheduled to play in this year's tournament . Sharapova's last match was a quarterfinal loss at the 2016 Australian Open. Sharapova was originally banned for two ...

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  • NASCAR's Carl Edwards reportedly retiring
NASCAR's Carl Edwards reportedly retiring

Edwards was a four-time victor at Texas in the Cup Series. Fox Sports is reporting this morning that NASCAR racer Carl Edwards is retiring immediately from the sport. The class and dignity Edwards showed after the accident - he walked from his wrecked auto to the pit box for Logano and wished that team luck in the closing laps - was widely laud...

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  • Cowboys' Dak Prescott built to beat Packers' Aaron Rodgers, Michael Irvin says
Cowboys' Dak Prescott built to beat Packers' Aaron Rodgers, Michael Irvin says

And while they play great defense, I think Dallas could have won either one of those two games. Sunday will be the eighth time Dallas faces Green Bay in the post season. I would rather play the Giants than the Packers even though the Cowboys are 0-2 against the Giants and 1-0 against the Packers. As we countdown to Sunday's big game against the...

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  • Ibrahimovic misses Man Utd's League Cup clash vs Hull with illness
Ibrahimovic misses Man Utd's League Cup clash vs Hull with illness

However, Mourinho's men have won every single game in reaction to their ignominious 1-1 draw with Everton in early December, and can go to within two points of second placed Liverpool with a win over Jurgen Klopp's men on Sunday. It seems therefore that the Portuguese manager will plenty of changes once more against Hull in the first leg as h...

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  • Former Bills head coach Doug Marrone hired by Jaguars
Former Bills head coach Doug Marrone hired by Jaguars

Coughlin has spent this season as the NFL's senior adviser to football operations, but the 70-year-old has said repeatedly he hoped to coach again. He also played in the National Football League as an offensive lineman, having been drafted in the sixth round by the Los Angeles Raiders in 1986 and appearing in five games total with the Saints and Mi...

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  • Leeds United target scout who helped Tottenham Hotspur discover Dele Alli
Leeds United target scout who helped Tottenham Hotspur discover Dele Alli

The report goes onto state that the Chinese club have also set their sights on Tottenham striker and England global Harry Kane. The England worldwide, who has been on fire for the Spurs as of late with seven goals in his last four matches, would likely cost over $86 million according to the report.

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  • Selectors mull options for India Test tour
Selectors mull options for India Test tour

The elegant No.3 was reduced to a mess on last year's nightmare tour of Sri Lanka , dismissed four times in the first two Tests by spin then dumped for the final game. Misbahs men were unable to change their poor record in Australia , despite a courageous effort in the first Test match at the Gabba, the visitors were whitewashed as they were outma...

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  • Luis Enrique and Ivan Rakitic agent address Manchester City links
Luis Enrique and Ivan Rakitic agent address Manchester City links

The visitors had huge claims for a penalty waved away when Villarreal captain Bruno deflected Messi's effort over with an outstretched hand and seconds later Messi smashed the inside the post with a fine effort from the edge of the box. Following that draw, Barcelona have dropped to the third place in the league standings and with Real Madrid pla...

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  • Arsenal fail in Belotti bid
Arsenal fail in Belotti bid

Arsenal have fallen short with their £56m bid for Italy global striker Andrea Belotti, according to Torino's sporting director Gianluca Petrachi . Belotti has scored 13 goals so far this campaign and a few weeks ago penned a new long term extension with the Granata.

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  • Fultz leads Washington past Oregon State 87-61
Fultz leads Washington past Oregon State 87-61

The Ducks continued to click down the stretch, stringing together 12 straight points to take their largest lead of the contest, 82-58, on the way to their 13th straight victory. "I thought he did". "We know they don't really want to play fast, so we tried to speed that up", Crisp said, "and with our length and athleticism, we know we can cause pr...

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  • Texans beat injury-hit Raiders 27-14 in wild card game
Texans beat injury-hit Raiders 27-14 in wild card game

He's back as the team's starter after backup Tom Savage suffered a concussion. The Texans will start Brock Osweiler , who was benched earlier in the year, despite signing a massive contract with Houston in the offseason. Osweiler finished with 168 yards passing. He gave those teammates on both sides of the ball their credit: "We're just trying...

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  • FA Cup: Liverpool held, Chelsea through
FA Cup: Liverpool held, Chelsea through

Liverpool's side had an average age of 21 years and 296 days - even taking into account the presence of captain Lucas Leiva, 30 on Monday - with nearly half the team coming through the club's academy. There was more space in the game than it looked and that's where we could have done things differently. They are already scheduled to play three o...

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  • Clemson better equipped to beat Alabama in rematch, Dabo Swinney says
Clemson better equipped to beat Alabama in rematch, Dabo Swinney says

Clemson should have two first-rounders in Watson and top receiver Mike Williams, who missed last year's game - and almost all of last season - with a neck injury suffered in the opener. "I was not happy but God had a plan for me and he knew what I needed and I needed to go". He needs to be more of a factor in this game down the seam.

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  • Rio links Evra to a possible Red Devils return in January
Rio links Evra to a possible Red Devils return in January

Valencia have submitted a proposal to the player, who is said to be agreed contractually with the Spanish side should he decide to move that way. However, the Mirror's alternative is Man United's interest wouldn't involve them signing Evra this month but they are keen on doing a deal in the summer - if he were allowed to leave the Bianconeri this...

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  • FA Cup: Rooney equals Charlton's record as Manchester United cruise
FA Cup: Rooney equals Charlton's record as Manchester United cruise

That means it's time for Manchester United to wade into the fray, and with Jose Mourinho's team riding high of late, they'll be feeling confident as Championship side Reading come to Old Trafford. For the striker to equal Bobby Charlton's record is a special achievement in itself given the 79-year-old's cult status at Old Trafford. Asked whethe...

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  • Steelers know Moore about Dolphins plans at quarterback
Steelers know Moore about Dolphins plans at quarterback

It's not where you start, it's where you finish. If the Steelers do that Sunday, the season will be over. Their eight victories in such games are a franchise record for a season; the 1972 Dolphins won six one-score games en route to the NFL's only flawless season.

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  • Tempers flew in Georgia's 71-66 win over Missouri
Tempers flew in Georgia's 71-66 win over Missouri

Georgia's Kent Davidson and Missouri's Steve Shields started going after one another, yelling and screaming in the middle of many people who seemed surprised this was happening at all. When Davison resisted, Shields forcefully removed Davison from the huddle and gave him an earful as some Missouri staff attempted to keep the rest of the Tigers, pla...

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  • Guardiola hopes thumping of West Ham will instil belief
Guardiola hopes thumping of West Ham will instil belief

City survived a solitary scare when the hosts' Sofiane Feghouli inexplicably shot wide from in front of an open goal, but went in at the break with a 3-0 advantage after an own goal from Havard Nordtveit and an effort from Silva. "We are going to fight until the end of the season for all the titles, of course, but I never said this club is below th...

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