• Williams sisters set up dream final, Roger holds off Stan
Williams sisters set up dream final, Roger holds off Stan

Serena and Venus Williams will clash in a grand slam title decider for the first time since 2009 after scoring Australian Open semi-final wins. Venus Williams has reached the Australian Open semi-finals, with a 6-4, 7-5 win over Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova at Melbourne Park on Monday.

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  • Favorites California Chrome and Arrogate draw distant posts for Pegasus World Cup
Favorites California Chrome and Arrogate draw distant posts for Pegasus World Cup

Now, California Chrome joins them with that unusual distinction in a sport where careers are short and dominance doesn't usually last long. California Chrome is a favorite to win his finale and potentially make history. Separated by just a half-length in their only meeting, Arrogate prevailed in the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic here on Nove...

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  • Wisconsin 82, Penn State 55
Wisconsin 82, Penn State 55

Wisconsin opened the second half with a 19-8 run that pushed Penn State into a massive deficit despite trailing by just three at the break. The Penn State Nitanny Lions were no match for No. They scored in bunches. "There was no transition for us". Wisconsin gaurd Bronson Koenig led the team with 20 points, making 4 three-point shots in the pro...

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  • Guzan to join MLS side Atlanta at season's end
Guzan to join MLS side Atlanta at season's end

He moved to Boro during the summer transfer window but has found chances hard to come by behind Victor Valdes, playing three games. Middlesbrough goalkeeper Brad Guzan signs a pre-contract agreement with Atlanta United . The 32-year-old, who has 53 global appearances, played for Chivas USA from 2005-08, then moved to Aston Villa, where he rema...

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  • Real Madrid dumped out of Copa del Rey by Celta Vigo
Real Madrid dumped out of Copa del Rey by Celta Vigo

I was sad on Saturday because it's not nice to see an injured and sad player. "We produced a very good 35 minutes in the first-half, and after they went ahead we didn't give up and put in a great performance right until the end". "I had always dreamt of playing for Celta Vigo, ever since I was little. We don't need to go over this anymore", he sa...

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  • WEATHER - Mainly cloudy with snow showers around this morning. High near 35F
WEATHER - Mainly cloudy with snow showers around this morning. High near 35F

After widespread rain and snow showers on Tuesday , Wednesday is expected to be cloudy but drier across much of Pennsylvania. Low around 32. West wind around 15 miles per hour. Cloudy, with a low around 34. Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high at 39. Thursday night - A chance of snow showers. Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low a...

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  • Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger: 'Granit Xhaka has a fantastic attitude'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger: 'Granit Xhaka has a fantastic attitude'

I felt watching it again, it was harsh. "It was not a risky tackle, it was a clumsy tackle". "When I don't behave like I think I should behave, I am big enough to say I am not right". Wenger went on to explain that tackling technique is something players learn at a young age and that it is harder to ideal later in life. Walcott has scored 11 ...

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  • Ryan Mason skull fracture gives Hull City coach perspective
Ryan Mason skull fracture gives Hull City coach perspective

It's important to support the player and his family. United seem on course for the Wembley showpiece but reaching the February 26 final would mean the Premier League game against neighbours and top-four rivals Manchester City, scheduled for the same day, having to be rearranged.

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  • Jurgen Klopp Angry Over Blown Call in Liverpool Elimination Loss
Jurgen Klopp Angry Over Blown Call in Liverpool Elimination Loss

Southampton will learn their opponents tomorrow night when Manchester United take on Hull City. For Liverpool , though, the chances of silverware this season are diminishing by the week. If the former Celtic man is unavailable, England Under-21 worldwide Jack Stephens is expected to partner Maya Yoshida in the heart of the Saints defence.

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  • Venus Williams reaches Australian Open final - and makes history
Venus Williams reaches Australian Open final - and makes history

We have always had these quality matches. "To get this far, after everything she has gone through, that just inspires me". Her last Australian Open final was in 2003, when she lost to Serena . "And she's still doing it at a high level". Vandeweghe then had four break points in Williams' next service game, but was unable to convert any of them.

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  • Cavs GM Griffin understands LeBron's frustration
Cavs GM Griffin understands LeBron's frustration

It took Cleveland seven games to do it but they defied science by beating the unbeatable Golden State Warriors in the title series. This isn't the first time LeBron has pulled out his phone and let the subtweets fly off of his fingertips in the direction of people in the Cavs organization, past year it was directed at his teammates , and it's cl...

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  • Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Johnson Rematch Set For UFC 210
Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Johnson Rematch Set For UFC 210

Cormier defeated Johnson at UFC 187 in May 2015 to become the light-heavyweight champion after then-champion Jon Jones was stripped of the title due to legal issues stemming from a hit-and-run accident. The first meeting between Johnson and Cormier suggests the proceedings at UFC 210 will last longer than any of those three thrashings, but DC w...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo Denies War Between Him and Lionel Messi
Cristiano Ronaldo Denies War Between Him and Lionel Messi

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has reminded the world that his goal in life is not simply to make his army of critics happy, stating he only works to please the fans and those who are close to him. "I don't like to compare; this word doesn't exist for me". The 31-year-old has already claimed the two major football's individual awards, th...

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  • Arsene Wenger hit with misconduct charge
Arsene Wenger hit with misconduct charge

The Frenchman was sent to the stands after protesting against the penalty awarded to the Clarets in injury time. "It is alleged that in or around the 92nd minute, he used abusive and/or insulting words towards the fourth official", the FA said in a statement.

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  • Jamie Carragher slams Jurgen Klopp's squad
Jamie Carragher slams Jurgen Klopp's squad

Nevertheless, Klopp insisted there were positives to look upon from his side's overall performance on the night - in which Emre Can and Daniel Sturridge both went close to netting in the second period - though he acknowledged his frustration at the final outcome.

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  • Miami Dolphins Officially Warned by National Football League and NFLPA Regarding Concussion Protocol
Miami Dolphins Officially Warned by National Football League and NFLPA Regarding Concussion Protocol

The statement, which described concussion diagnosis and management as "a hard and complex exercise", did warn that another violation of the protocol "may result" in some form of punishment, including "fines assessed against the Club". There is no indication competitive issues had an impact on the care Moore received, nor did he demonstrate any conc...

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  • Falcons holding out Julio Jones, Alex Mack with injuries
Falcons holding out Julio Jones, Alex Mack with injuries

Fantasy Impact Jones will not be practicing during Atlanta's bye week leading up to Super Bowl LI . Jones also is expected to practice next week. The Falcons scored the seventh-most points in National Football League history and finished the regular season with the highest points per game average (33.8), second in total yards per game (415.8)...

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  • Terrence Jones puts up season-high 36 points in Pelicans win
Terrence Jones puts up season-high 36 points in Pelicans win

Wow. Jones came out aggressive and scored 17 points in the first quarter, helping the Pelicans take a 35-26 lead. He was expected to play through his right thigh contusion, but it turned out to be more severe than expected. "He's one of the best players in this league". He's done a little bit of everything. Davis has already missed two games th...

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  • Poinsettia Bowl gets axed from San Diego bowl game structure
Poinsettia Bowl gets axed from San Diego bowl game structure

There is no suggestion the decision to trim down the number of bowl games in operation in San Diego is a direct result of the Chargers leaving town, but it is another blow to the sports scene in San Diego, and perhaps a disappointing development for the most recent sponsor of the Poinsettia Bowl, San Diego County Credit Union.

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  • Day 9 snapshot from the Australian Open
Day 9 snapshot from the Australian Open

Having the opportunity to play Williams in a Grand Slam semifinal is truly special for Vandeweghe, considering that when she was younger she was unsure if tennis was the sport that she wanted to play. "I just tried to play my best, stay within myself and keep my patterns". The seventh game of the set proved pivotal as the two players fought tooth...

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  • Chase Carey: 'British Grand Prix safe in Liberty era'
Chase Carey: 'British Grand Prix safe in Liberty era'

There has been speculation over the future of the British GP after the owners of Silverstone suggested they would not be extending their contract to host the event when it expires in 2019, claiming it was costing too much to stage the race.

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  • Vincenzo Montella Confirms M'Baye Niang Close to AC Milan Exit
Vincenzo Montella Confirms M'Baye Niang Close to AC Milan Exit

Milan looked to favour the 22-year-old moving to the Stadio Luigi Ferraris as it would allow them to secure Lucas Ocampos in a swap deal, with Ocampos' parent club Marseille reportedly giving permission for the Argentine to head to the San Siro.

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  • Everton land loan player
Everton land loan player

The left-footed 19-year-old will play in David Unsworth's Under-23 side for the rest of the season, with no plans now in place for a permanent deal. The majority of Evertonians and indeed English football fans are not exactly clued up on the Gottingen-born attacker, which is completely understandable.

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  • English Premier League: Klopp ready to help Gerrard realise manager dream
English Premier League: Klopp ready to help Gerrard realise manager dream

Jordan Henderson has challenged Liverpool to react in the right way ahead of the second leg of their EFL Cup semi-final against Southampton at Anfield on Wednesday night. We made other mistakes than not scoring enough goals. After the agony of his side's defeat in last year's final at Wembley - the Reds lost 3-1 on penalties to Manchester City - ...

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  • Serena Williams dominates Jo Konta to make Australian Open semi-final
Serena Williams dominates Jo Konta to make Australian Open semi-final

Williams was struggling with her first serve, with just one in three finding their mark in the opening encounters and she had to fend off a break point in the third game, raising her arms in the air when she finally won with an ace. She demolished French Open champion Garbine Muguruza in a blitz of big hitting to make her first Australian semi, and...

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  • Steph Curry Needed To Grow Into Best-Selling '30' Jersey
Steph Curry Needed To Grow Into Best-Selling '30' Jersey

Brown said Curry's basketball IQ stood out to him right away in high school. The relatability factor is higher for Curry than LeBron James, who's widely considered the best player since Jordan. He told ESPN , at the school, the number 30 was a size extra large and the 20 jersey was the only one that would fit the young guard without falling off ...

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  • Colts announce six candidates for G.M. job
Colts announce six candidates for G.M. job

Regarding Ballard, he's been the Chiefs Director of Football Operations since May of 2015. Now, Green Bay Packers executive Eliot Wolf is expected to interview with the Colts, according to Mike Garafolo , after pulling out of the 49ers process.

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  • Peyton Manning to speak at Republican retreat in Philly
Peyton Manning to speak at Republican retreat in Philly

The retreat was set for Republicans on the Hill to hammer out a new agenda the party seeks to install, as it will hold the presidency, House and Senate for at least the next two years. "I very much have always liked Peyton Manning", Trump said prior to last year's Super Bowl 50. While New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady doesn't want to...

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  • Greg Holland signs with Rockies on one-year deal
Greg Holland signs with Rockies on one-year deal

After almost a year and a half on the sidelines, Greg Holland will head to Colorado in an attempt to recapture the form that made him one of baseball's top relievers a few seasons ago. He was an All-Star and finished in the top 10 in NL Cy Young voting each of those two seasons but tailed off in 2015. Thanks to their ability to close at the neg...

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  • Kevin Pietersen's Big Bash League series ends with send-off from Darren Lehmann
Kevin Pietersen's Big Bash League series ends with send-off from Darren Lehmann

His comments follow Pietersen's attack on national governing body Cricket Australia (CA) last week as several players were made unavailable for the Stars after being called up for global duty by Lehmann. "He has delivered in spades". "The last three Big Bash leagues, KP is second only to (Brisbane Heat's) Chris Lynn for runs scored". "He has bo...

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