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by | January 23, 2018 | 09:01

Women's No. 1 Simona Halep took a longer route - equaling a mark in Melbourne for endurance but signaling, perhaps, that she's closer to a Grand Slam breakthrough. Brett: Angelique Kerber eventually got through after Su-Wei Hsieh pushed her to three sets. The Russian, like Kerber a former number one, reached the semi-finals in Shenzhen to start the year by getting back into the top 50 but the German's form has been outstanding heading into the year's first major.

by | January 23, 2018 | 08:55

The funeral for fallen York County Detective Michael R. Doty, a Charlotte native , will be held noon today at Calvary Church, 5801 Pineville Matthews Road in Charlotte. Rea Road, I-485 Inner loop, and I-77 southbound experienced road closures during the procession. "That's what Mike tried to do", Bob Doty said. Doty, 37, a York County Sheriff's Office detective, died January 17, after he was shot January 16 in what police said was an ambush by a domestic violence suspect just outside ...

by | January 23, 2018 | 08:52

The police chief also expressed dissatisfaction over the performance of the police investigators including the SPs, DSPs, and SHOs concerned. The police had interrogated around 1,300 people and released many of them after their DNA tests. He said that Zainab's case is the latest in eight similar incidents of assault and murder since 2015. The bench summoned the JIT and other parties in the case to appear in the court chambers for the next hearing.

by | January 23, 2018 | 08:33

It was a stunning victory for Mertens, who moves into the final four on her debut in Melbourne . She's the first Belgian since Kim Clijsters in 2012 to reach the semifinals in Australia, and knew she had plenty of support at home. Svitolina was immediately in trouble at 0-40 at the start of the second. "I had the chances, but because I thought she is incredible, like she's a god, I can not do anything against her, that's the problem".

by | January 23, 2018 | 08:15

Junior Leron Black and freshman Trent Frazier have been the most consistent offensive threats for the Illini this season. "I'm going to find out Monday night", MSU coach Tom Izzo said after Friday's dominant. We played to win that game. The players had a helpful team meeting to "clear the air" after losing to Wisconsin , Nichols said. "That'll just show a sign of maturity to us".

by | January 23, 2018 | 08:10

Super Bowl LII will kick off on February 4 on NBC. They are a streaky team in the Super Bowl. Five-time Super Bowl victor Tom Brady was without injured No. Bortles kept making plays at the start of the third to put the Jags in field goal range, allowing Josh Lambo to drill a 54-yarder. "I think it kind of sounds arrogant to say, 'Oh, yeah, it bothered me, ' when you have a pretty good game.

by | January 23, 2018 | 08:00

Cousins came in as the No. 10 fantasy player in nine-cat leagues and he's probably going to jump a few spots after this historic performance. For the New Orleans Pelicans and the Chicago Bulls , all the arrows are pointing up. Tonight saw a resilient effort by the New Orleans Pelicans . It actually required two extra periods to decide the contest and that allowed DeMarcus Cousins to tally 44 points, 24 rebounds and 10 assists.

by | January 23, 2018 | 07:59

Chelsea are still looking to sign another striker in January and may loan Batshuayi with the likes of West Ham's Andy Carroll and Stoke City's Peter Crouch being linked. "My dad says some bad things", Hazard told reporters after the win. He also brought up Manchester City duo Gabriel Jesus and Sergio Aguero in his argument against buying a big man.

by | January 23, 2018 | 07:48

The Giants had about $4 million with which to play. Jackson is coming off of a very strong season for the Indians in which he hit a robust.318/.387/.482 over 318 plate appearances. Most importantly for San Francisco, Jackson's reported deal should keep the team under the Competitive Balance Tax, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area notes .

by | January 23, 2018 | 07:45

His central defensive partner, Mawson, shot on the turn from eight meters and it flew into the corner past goalkeeper Loris Karius . The woodwork came to the Swans' rescue deep into added time when Firmino directed his header against the left post from Van Dijk's cross and substitute Adam Lallana was denied on the rebound by Mawson.

by | January 23, 2018 | 07:44

In 2015, Bridgewater led the Vikings to the playoffs, completing 65 percent of 447 passes for 3,231 yards, 14 touchdowns and nine interceptions. But he wet the bed in a 38-7 curb-stomping by the Eagles , leaving some room for doubt that he's the right guy to take a young and talented team to a Super Bowl .

by | January 23, 2018 | 07:31

The Chile star, who will earn a basic weekly wage of £350,000-a-week at United and will wear the No 7 shirt, said: 'I am thrilled to be joining the biggest club in the world. "So yes, I'm fulfilling a dream and I hope to give my very best and win many trophies at this club". Manchester United announced the signing of Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez on Monday evening.

by | January 23, 2018 | 07:24

Some of the restricted countries were also subject to a ban on laptops coming into the US this summer, before they complied with more stringent security standards set out by the Department of Homeland Security. . All cargo already goes through security screening, though the additional information comes as USA authorities worry about bombs potentially being put on planes.

by | January 23, 2018 | 07:13

Regardless of the disinformation or lack of information that oozed out of Foxboro during the week, let it be known that Brady himself feared the laceration he suffered on his throwing hand's thumb would interfere with his efforts to move the ball against the top-ranked pass defense in the NFL.

by | January 23, 2018 | 06:50

Manchester United are close to reaching an agreement with manager Jose Mourinho over a new contract. Carrick has yet to feature in the Premier League this season, the former England worldwide having undergone a procedure to resolve an irregular heart rhythm discovered in his only appearance of the campaign, against Burton Albion in the EFL Cup in September.

by | January 23, 2018 | 06:49

Ernesto Valverde's side have also come back from 2-1 down at the break to beat Real Sociedad 4-2, from 1-0 down to beat Getafe 2-1 and from 1-0 down to draw with second-place Atletico Madrid . "We played well and Messi was incredible". We persevered, they took risks and we punished them. "For us it won't be a boring league", Valverde told reporters.

by | January 23, 2018 | 06:50

The Super Lig outfit have stepped up their interest in the 28-year-old footballer and recent reports suggest an agreement is on the horizon. Yiadom's worldwide teammate Andre Ayew has been linked with a return to the Liberty Stadium. The Ghana worldwide joined Swansea from Marseille in 2015 and enjoyed a superb debut campaign in England, scoring 12 goals in 35 appearances. Ayew's brother Jordan is already at the club and has impressed since Carlos Carvalhal's arrival at the Liberty ...

by | January 23, 2018 | 06:25

The Armenia worldwide was left out of Manchester United's squad for Saturday's 1-0 win at Burnley as he nears a move to the Emirates Stadium that will see Alexis Sanchez move in the other direction. If the player had moved to Manchester City, he would have been competing in positions the league leaders are already very strong in-but at United he will add goals and leadership.

by | January 23, 2018 | 05:38

Sava in the first degree from the hands of Irenaeus, the Patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church. "I don't know, I have to re-assess everything with my team, medical team, coaches and everybody". "In my country, I think tennis will be coming up after this tonight", he chuckled. I still had chances to break him back. "The players get well paid at the grand slams , of course, but that's not really the point".

by | January 23, 2018 | 05:40

Murphy appears ready to rise to the challenge and will now aim to become a regular on the scoresheet for Rafael Benitez's side. If anything, it shows how instrumental Silva is to the Manchester City team, and his absence was certainly felt in the defeat to Liverpool, with Kevin De Bruyne seemingly missing his right-hand man in midfield.

by | January 23, 2018 | 05:22

LSU will be represented by Patriots defensive tackle Ricky Jean-Francois, Eagles punter Donnie Jones and Eagles cornerback Jalen Mills. After the Vikings beat the Saints in the NFC Divisional Playoffs, fans donated more than $100,000 to the charity for Saints punter Thomas Morstead, who played through much of the game with broken ribs.

by | January 23, 2018 | 04:32

Pederson was actually attempting to compliment Prescott, but Eagles and Cowboys fans were eager to see it as a slight toward the Cowboys quarterback. "It was an incredible season", Keenum said. Yeah, there are a couple of bad apples in the mix, in any city you're going to find that, but I think as a whole we have supported this team for years and years and years.

by | January 23, 2018 | 04:33

But struggling Newcastle scored against the run of play four minutes later when a rare lapse saw Jacob Murphy sprint through and finish in composed fashion. However, Aguero insisted that the three points against Rafael Benitez 's side, which keep the Citizens 12 points ahead of second-placed Manchester United, are the most important thing.

by | January 23, 2018 | 04:29

So while all the talk surrounding United has been about the expected arrival of Alexis Sanchez , an attacker, it is their diligent work at the other end that is keeping them at the head of the pack chasing leaders Manchester City. "When we perform like that against some of these superpower clubs, then I'm very, very pleased with how far we've come as a team". Indeed goalkeeper De Gea and his United team-mates rarely looked troubled against a Burnley side that had been one of the success ...

by | January 23, 2018 | 04:31

Bettors didn't take long to weigh in themselves, with one gambler taking the 6 points and putting a big bet on the Eagles at the South Point resort before their rout of the Minnesota Vikings was even over. While it would likely be quite costly, it's a smart marketing play. Quality offensive coordinator are hard to find. Now the DYNASTY will meet up against the DOGS on February 4th in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

by | January 23, 2018 | 04:07

They managed to hold City at bay for more than half an hour, before Pep Guardiola's side deservedly ended their resistance 11 minutes prior to the break, Aguero heading in a Kevin De Bruyne cross. Guardiola's team have already surpassed the 66 goals Newcastle amassed in 1995-96. Chelsea finished with 95 points when they won the title in 2004-05, and City will better that if they win 10 and draw one of their last 14 games.

by | January 23, 2018 | 03:53

In a surprise on the other side of the draw, the No 5 seed, Dominic Thiem lost in five sets to the American Tennys Sandgren . Chung's ability to turn defence into attack and prevail in epic rallies was reminiscent of Djokovic himself.

by | January 23, 2018 | 03:35

England's tour of New Zealand ends on April 3, a day before the IPL kicks off, and with the prospect of further court dates and Stokes likely having to return to England a week early to prepare for the Pakistan series, uncertainty remains over Stokes' worth (for such a high price) in a shortened season.

by | January 23, 2018 | 03:08

An advance inspection team for the art troupe will travel from North Korea on Sunday, the ministry said Saturday. The broadcaster YTN revealed that Hyon ate a dish called fish hangover soup, while there was also analysis over her choice of coffee.

by | January 23, 2018 | 03:03

Nacho capped off a sensational display with his brace, a scrappy goal at the back post as the ball fell for him to swivel and shoot past Ruben Martinez between the Deportivo goal . "I don't know if much changed apart from the scoreline and that's the biggest difference". CRISTIANO RONALDO has been told by Florentino Perez that there is no money available for a wage increase, according to reports in Spain.

by | January 23, 2018 | 02:57

Despite being one of the most exciting and entertaining sides in the league Blackpool rarely challenged when it came to silverware during Armfield's time at the club, finishing runners-up to Manchester United in his first full season and reaching the quarter-final of the FA Cup in 1959.

by | January 23, 2018 | 02:47

Maurizio Sarri's men went into the game a point ahead of second-placed Juventus - who host Genoa on Monday - having won their last four in the league and, although it was by no means a comfortable outing, Mertens made the difference in the second half.

by | January 23, 2018 | 02:38

Texas Instrs Inc now has $114.73 billion valuation. On the other end, a stock with a score from 0-2 would be viewed as weak. Texas Instruments Incorporated TXN began its day with a share price of 116.41. Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. Finally, Barclays boosted their price objective on shares of Texas Instruments from $85.00 to $95.00 and gave the company an equal weight rating in a research report on Wednesday, October ...

by | January 23, 2018 | 02:30

The 29-year-old arrives at United on a four-and-a-half-year deal worth around £14m-a-year, while Mkhitaryan signed a long-term contract with the Gunners. Sanchez and Mkhitaryan arrived separately at the immigration office in Liverpool on Monday to go through the procedure of tying up the formalities.

by | January 23, 2018 | 02:17

De Bruyne is the hot favourite to be named PFA Player Of The Year as City march towards the Premier League title, and the £55million that City paid Wolfsburg for his services now looks to be a bargain. "I've been fortunate to play with many great players, including Cristiano Ronaldo for Portugal". "I'm happy to build with this team". I've never witnessed it in other clubs before like that.