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Stokes 'can't wait' for England return after ECB clearance

Thursday  07:11,   18 january 2018
Omnisport

After being deemed available by England, Ben Stokes has expressed his eagerness to return to international duty.The star all-rounder has not appeared for his country since a one-day international against West Indies in[...]

Sharapova happy with improvement

Thursday  07:10,   18 january 2018
Omnisport

Russian star Maria Sharapova showed some good form in Melbourne and she was pleased with her display.Maria Sharapova was happy with her improved display after an impressive win over Anastasija Sevastova at the Australian[...]

Muguruza stunned as upsets continue at Australian Open

Thursday  07:10,   18 january 2018
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Third seed Garbine Muguruza slumped to a second-round defeat at the Australian Open.Garbine Muguruza became the latest big-name casualty at the Australian Open, suffering a second-round loss on[...]

Bulls' Kris Dunn checked for concussion, damage to teeth after post-dunk fall

Thursday  07:10,   18 january 2018
Sporting News

The guard came off the rim awkwardly and landed face first on the floor against the Warriors.Dunn threw down a breakaway slam late in the fourth quarter of the Bulls' 119-112 loss to the Warriors, but didn't he have his balance as returned to the[...]

Giuseppe Marotta: Juve trying everything to sign Emre Can

Thursday  06:31,   18 january 2018
Goal.com

The Italian side's general director said the club were trying desperately to sign the Liverpool midfielderJuventus will do everything possible to sign Liverpool midfielder Emre Can, according to general director Giuseppe[...]

Dwight Howard kisses off Wizards after being forced to shoot free throws

Thursday  05:50,   18 january 2018
Sporting News

The Hornets big man returned pettiness for pettiness late in Charlotte's blowout of Washington.D12 was summoned from the bench to shoot a pair Wednesday after Hornets teammate Michael Carter-Williams was ejected with the Wizards' Tim Frazier for [...]

Walcott: Rooney convinced me to join Everton

Thursday  05:45,   18 january 2018
Goal.com

The former Manchester United star played a big part in convincing the Arsenal forward to make the move to EvertonEverton signing Theo Walcott revealed Wayne Rooney played a big role in his decision to make the move to Goodison[...]

Sharapova overcomes Sevastova in Melbourne

Thursday  04:47,   18 january 2018
Omnisport

A five-time grand slam champion, Maria Sharapova was in fine form in a win over Anastasija Sevastova at the Australian Open.Maria Sharapova produced a strong display in a straight-sets win over Anastasija Sevastova in the Australian Open second[...]

Willie O'Ree, hockey's Jackie Robinson, honored by NHL on 60th anniversary of first game

Thursday  04:46,   18 january 2018
Sporting News

The Bruins trailblazer became the first black player to compete in an NHL game on Jan. 18, 1958, which is now known as Willie O’Ree Day in Boston.O'Ree, the Bruins trailblazer, became the first black player to compete in an NHL game on Jan. 18,[...]

Warriors' Jordan Bell leaves game in wheelchair after getting dunked on

Thursday  04:46,   18 january 2018
Sporting News

Jordan Bell was hurt on the first play of the game Wednesday when he went up to contest a Robin Lopez dunk.On the first possession of the game for Chicago, Robin Lopez drove the basket and threw down a massive dunk in the face of Bell, who was[...]

Rooney convinced me to join Everton – Walcott

Thursday  03:51,   18 january 2018
Goal.com

Wayne Rooney convinced Theo Walcott to make the move from Arsenal to Everton.Everton signing Theo Walcott revealed Wayne Rooney played a big role in his decision to make the move to Goodison[...]

Southern snowstorm causes AHL's Checkers to host game in empty arena

Thursday  03:51,   18 january 2018
Sporting News

The show went on for Charlotte's pro hockey team, even if just a handful of people were there to see it.That was the condundrum facing the AHL's Charlotte Checkers on Wednesday. A storm during the day and a guarantee of icy roads at night[...]

2018 NFC championship game: 10 fast facts for Vikings-Eagles

Thursday  03:05,   18 january 2018
Sporting News

Sunday's NFC championship game is a battle of the two best defenses in the NFC. Minnesota had the No. 1 defense in total yards allowed, total yards per game and points allowed per game.Philadelphia's defense was fourth in total yards allowed[...]

Pirates fans start petition asking MLB to force owner Bob Nutting to sell team

Thursday  03:05,   18 january 2018
Sporting News

In the span of roughly 48 hours the Pirates traded away two of the franchise's top players, Andrew McCutchen and Gerrit Cole.Many fans are frustrated that the team is apparently in full-rebuild mode. They should know the signs — the Pirates[...]

Rockets' Trevor Ariza, Gerald Green suspended for locker room incident

Thursday  03:05,   18 january 2018
Sporting News

Chris Paul and James Harden reportedly will not miss any games.The league announced Wednesday that Chris Paul and James Harden will not be suspended for their parts in the skirmish. ESPN was first to report the[...]