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by | January 22, 2018 | 00:55

LaMarcus Aldridge scored his 1,000th point of the season Friday, joining Cleveland's LeBron James as the only players to accomplish that feat in the last 11 seasons. He sat out his first career matchup against the Lakers two years ago with a stomach virus, and quietly chipped in 12 points and 10 rebounds later that season in a game more remembered for Kobe Bryant's last visit to Madison Square Garden.

by | January 22, 2018 | 00:50

The stretch of the 101 Freeway between Carpinteria and Santa Barbara that has been closed since January 9 is expected to reopen by Monday, Caltrans announced on its Twitter feed. The mudslides killed at least 21 people , injuring dozens and damaging or destroying hundreds of homes in Montecito. Crews worked around the clock clearing drainage areas, stabilizing embankments and repairing guardrails and signs.

by | January 22, 2018 | 00:26

Shurmur remains the Vikings' defensive coordinator, but the speculative Giants coach could sign a new deal as early as this week if Minnesota falls to Philadelphia in Sunday's NFC championship. The Raiders posted the NFL's 22nd, 26th, and 23rd ranked defense in terms yards allowed. While it's been widely speculated that Steve Spagnuolo, who has a long history with Shurmur, would remain the Giants' defensive coordinator, ESPN reports on Sunday that former Oakland Raiders head coach Jack ...

by | January 21, 2018 | 15:54

Two weeks ago I lost against him. Credit should, however, go to Kyrgios: his renewed focus and apparent recalibration forced a deserved tiebreak. "But then after that it was just impossible. 3 taking the home favourite out in an engaging four-set contest. Staring down the barrel of a straight-sets exit, Kyrgios threw caution to the wind, claiming an unruly third set before steadying to force Dimitrov to produce his best tennis to close out a thriller 7-6, 7-6, 4-6, 7-6.

by | January 21, 2018 | 15:29

The new contract is likely to be on reduced terms because of Wilshere's injury history, but an agreement is in the offing . Wenger has reportedly been more optimistic about his chances of persuading Ozil to sign a new deal to remain in London and it is believed that he will use funds to buy new attacking players this month in order to convince his remaining star name to stay.

by | January 21, 2018 | 14:55

United were made to work hard by Burnley , who have now gone eight games without a win. David de Gea was called into action by both Jeff Hendrick and Johann Berg Gudmundsson as Burnley continued to press. Jose Mourinho's men are yet to concede in 2018 and have impressively kept five consecutive clean sheets, and as Burnley piled on the pressure, one man stood up quite brilliantly.

by | January 21, 2018 | 14:43

The final bell came and the fight went to the judge's scorecards. Lima targeted MacDonald's nose early, eventually busting it open in the third round and landed several leg kicks that eventually injured MacDonald's left shin - seemingly giving him a hematoma - and knocked him down in the third and fourth rounds.

by | January 21, 2018 | 14:28

The 28-year-old is thought to be seen as a direct replacement for Alexis Sanchez , who is expected to finalise a move to Manchester United . Before the draw in Berlin , Dortmund's director of sport Michael Zorc said Aubameyang was still in the club's future plans, providing he changed his behaviour.

by | January 21, 2018 | 13:25

The first Briton other than Murray to reach the last eight at Melbourne Park since John Lloyd in 1985, Edmund politely shook hands with his opponent at the net before leaping off the ground with punch in the air. World number 49 Edmund needed four chances at break point before making it 2-2 in the second set. It was to prove the turning point. In winning, he became only the sixth British man to reach the quarter-finals of the Australian Open in the post Open Era.

by | January 21, 2018 | 13:19

Wenger tried to sign Mkhitaryan from Borussia Dortmund before he moved to United in the summer of 2016 and if he was put up for sale now, the Gunners would have to pay a fee in excess of £40m to sign him. Because in the next 48 hours it will be decided one way or the other. Mkhitaryan has been seen as the key to making this deal happen, and after 18 months at Old Trafford, the Armenia global looks to have a fresh start in the Premier League.

by | January 21, 2018 | 13:13

In essence, this has become a deal that was too good for both clubs, the players involved and their agents to walk away from, with Wenger hinting he is happy with the deal after his side's 4-1 win against Crystal Palace on Saturday. "I have nothing to say about the numbers", Klopp said, "but I can not imagine that Manchester City leaves the race because of money. That's why it takes longer as well because it is coordinated".

by | January 21, 2018 | 13:03

North Korea will send a delegation of more than 400, including 230 cheerleaders, 140 artists and 30 Taekwondo players for a demonstration, a joint press statement released by Seoul's Unification Ministry said, adding the precise number of athletes will be hammered out after discussions with the IOC.

by | January 21, 2018 | 12:59

Wenger's problems have once again thrust his future into the spotlight, with fans once again calling for the Frenchman to resign after 14 years without a league title. "Overall, we had a very convincing first half". Wenger refused to comment on Borussia Dortmund's claim that Arsenal have made a bid for their striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

by | January 21, 2018 | 12:32

Florida shot just 33 percent from the field and went just 6 of 20 from three-point range, yet the Gators walked out of Rupp with a story to tell after surviving 66-60 to take control of the Southastern Conference race, at least for the time being.

by | January 21, 2018 | 11:53

Harden hit Curry with the crossovers that melt others, but Curry held firm until the shot clock was down to its last ticks. While the fourth quarter saw six lead changes, the Rockets were able to regain the lead for good after a P.J. "He deserved to finish the game". Paul was excellent in Houston's victory, finishing with a game-high 33 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists. Harden added 22 points with eight assists.

by | January 21, 2018 | 11:17

Martial's effort here meant that for the first time in his United career he has scored in three successive league matches. Having described Luke Shaw as among the finest left-backs now playing on Friday, meanwhile, United's manager dropped him for Ashley Young .

by | January 21, 2018 | 11:07

Mourinho noted that Mkhitaryan is a very good player, he played great for the Red Devils last season, helped them win the Europa League Cup, and he was one of their key players. "Luke [has done] very well, played very well". "[He was] good, solid, physically much better, mentally much stronger, tactically understanding much better the game and what we need from him in the different phases and circumstances".

by | January 21, 2018 | 10:22

If the referee did get one moment in the game correct, it was awarding Pedro two yellow cards, one for a clear dive and the other for a reckless challenge. "Today was a replay and with a replay you have to win the game", he told BBC Sport at full time. "I hope the VAR wasn't a referee because if you see that watching on television and don't think that's a penalty".

by | January 21, 2018 | 10:19

As a senior player I've got to step up". "I've got a few starts but got to start going onto them and setting the team up a little bit more". Australia recalled pacemen Pat Cummins and Josh Hazlewood for the match, the first time in the one-day series the trio of Cummins, Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc, which spearheaded the 4-0 Ashes win, had been reunited.

by | January 21, 2018 | 10:09

Now, it's pretty obvious that their marketing department whipped up the different options for the game so they'd be able to immediately post this after the games end Sunday (similar to all those T-Shirts in third world countries that have the Falcons as last years Super Bowl champs), but it's still pretty amusing and gratifying as a Vikings fan as just seeing it made me get a bit teary-eyed.

by | January 21, 2018 | 09:55

The Gunners are looking to get back to winning ways after the disappointment of their 2-1 loss to Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium last weekend. 'The club want Jack to stay but have to make sure he is over the problems he has suffered over the past few years, ' a source at Arsenal told The Sun .

by | January 21, 2018 | 09:33

But Pierre-Michel Lasogga's double along with a Kemar Roofe goal had the 10 men in front after a disastrous 16-minute spell. "Yes, the fans saw the compromise and the big effort that the team made in the second half. "There were many ups and downs in the game, many emotions that we have gone through but we can not afford to lose our possibilities to do something good in this league with the red cards".

by | January 21, 2018 | 09:29

Harrison won most of his games, including a Super Bowl, with the Steelers. "The game is going to be decided by who plays the best, not who hypes the best or speaks the best". "For us, we just stick to how do we win a football game?" How do we study the film, find out how to execute offensively, defensively, special teams? And that's what makes us happy at the end of the day.

by | January 21, 2018 | 08:57

Nacho Monreal capitalised on shambolic defending to score the first and then tee up the next two for Alex Iwobi and Laurent Koscielny before the returning Mesut Ozil, back after missing three games with a knee injury, played a key role in Alexandre Lacazette's marvellous fourth.

by | January 21, 2018 | 08:50

In the second set there was 30-all every time, but he has that ability every time to serve on the line at 200km/h. His talent is undeniable - 19 grand slam titles and over $100 million in career prizemoney is testament to that. "I didn't know that was going to happen". Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany hits a shot against Roger Federer of Switzerland. Jim Courier said in commentary the Channel Seven team had seen a replay and believed it "certainly looked wide".

by | January 21, 2018 | 08:19

When she walked into the media room later to explain what happened, her solemn demeanor indicated a spirit that had been severely shaken. "As I said, it's nothing major to be concerned about". Second seed Federer made no apologies for being scheduled to play during the evening session when the temperature, which peaked at 40 degrees Celsius in the afternoon, had dipped to more manageable levels.

by | January 21, 2018 | 07:25

The Bucks plan for him to return to the lineup Friday against the Brooklyn Nets . Considering the exciting young talent of both franchises and the rivalry that built between the fanbases during last season's Rookie of the Year race, Saturday's first meeting of the season between the Milwaukee Bucks and Philadelphia 76ers is a long awaited one.

by | January 21, 2018 | 07:13

Boats from Marine Rescue NSW, NSW Police, NSW Maritime and Surf Life Saving NSW evacuate people from the Royal National Park. Across the state, eight fires are being brought under control and eight fires are burning out of control, including two large ones in the state's north.

by | January 21, 2018 | 06:15

Carson Wentz got hurt blah blah blah. Dont'a Hightower. Allen Robinson. "We have a tough and resilient team", Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long said of the NFC's top seed, which is missing its second-year QB in Wentz, an MVP hopeful when he blew out a knee in December.

by | January 21, 2018 | 05:28

Although Young lit up the scoreboard, he was held to just eight assists, slowing down the Sooners high-powered offense. "I just knew that the key to free throws was having confidence in myself so I just said, 'You can do this, you can make it'".

by | January 21, 2018 | 05:23

At this point, Brady is expected to play in Sunday's game despite him being vague about his status on Friday afternoon. He called off his Wednesday press conference to be examined by the Patriots' medical staff and then after missing practice on Thursday, he pushed the media session to Friday where he was less than forthcoming.

by | January 21, 2018 | 05:20

The resurgent German, who broke a 27-tournament title drought with victory at the Sydney International in the leadup, is now riding a seven-match winning streak as she looks to recapture the form that propelled her to the 2016 title at Melbourne Park.

by | January 21, 2018 | 05:09

Mounie was first to meet it. Player ratings - Who was Huddersfield's leading man in 2-0 defeat to Stoke? "I thought we were outstanding in the second half". Shortly afterwards, it was effectively game over as Biram Diouf found the net via the inside of the post after being teed up by neat work from Shaqiri and Choupo-Moting, who had initially regained possession.

by | January 21, 2018 | 05:02

Tennessee pushed the pace with 10 points off of fast breaks versus an opposing 6 points off of fast breaks. The Notre Dame women's team's biggest comeback win was also a bounce back from a recent humiliation by a top-10 opponent. Cleveland State 70, IUPUI 67: Aaron Brennan scored 17 points and Evan Hall 11 for the Jaguars (7-12, 4-4 Horizon), who rallied from an 11-point deficit to take a 67-66 lead with 44 seconds left.

by | January 21, 2018 | 04:49

Michael Owen is tipping Arsenal to secure three points agains Crystal Palace in what should be an entertaining derby at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Iwobi doubled the lead in the sixth minute when he fired in from close range after previously forcing a safe from goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey. Stoke 2-0 Huddersfield Paul Lambert made a winning start as Stoke manager as a comfortable home victory against Huddersfield saw them climb out of the relegation zone.