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Ryan Bennett wins a header to double Wolves
Ryan Bennett wins a header to double Wolves' lead

Off a Wolves corner kick, Ryan Bennett rises above the Leicester City defense and knocks in a header to make it 2-0.

Zverev cruises past Bolt to reach fourth round
Zverev cruises past Bolt to reach fourth round

"There's always things to improve, but I think I played a good match today," said Zverev, who will play big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic in the fourth round. After losing his serve once in the first set - and breaking three times - Zverev filled in any holes that could be exploited and

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Jota's strikes volley to put Wolves in front

Wolves' Diogo Jota gets on the end of a cross in the box and hits a volley into the back of the net to make it 1-0 against Leicester City.

Mark Clattenburg on judging red card challenges
Mark Clattenburg on judging red card challenges

Former Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg looks back at recent tackles in the PL and discusses how referees differentiate between a yellow card and red card.

Novak Djokovic unhappy with losing his temper during win over Denis Shapovalov at Australian Open
Novak Djokovic unhappy with losing his temper during win over Denis Shapovalov at Australian Open

Novak Djokovic was unhappy with himself for losing his temper as he dropped his first set of the Australian Open against Denis Shapovalov. The world number one lost five straight games from 4-1 up in the third set but responded emphatically to win 6-3, 6-4, 4-6, 6-0, thereby guaranteeing he will stay

Tsitsipas leads
Tsitsipas leads 'Next Gen' charge against Federer

Blessed with great athleticism and impeccable technique, Greek youngster Stefanos Tsitsipas will represent the new generation in their challenge to usurp the old guard when he faces Roger Federer at Melbourne Park on Sunday. Next Gen Finals champion Tsitsipas enjoyed a breakthrough 2018 campaign and

Australian Open 2019 order of play, day seven: Sunday
Australian Open 2019 order of play, day seven: Sunday's schedule features Maria Sharapova, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal

(All times in GMT, play begins at midnight): Rod Laver Arena (8) Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic) v Amanda Anisimova (U.S.) (15) Ashleigh Barty (Australia) v (30) Maria Sharapova (Russia) Tomas Berdych (Czech Republic) v (2) Rafa Nadal (Spain) (14) Stefanos Tsitsipas (Greece) v (3) Roger Federer (Switzerland

Djokovic not the player he was, says hopeful Medvedev

The 22-year-old Muscovite crushed former world number seven David Goffin 6-2 7-6(3) 6-3 of Belgium at Melbourne Arena and now heads into the biggest match of his career feeling he is playing with house money. Like many of his generation, Medvedev grew up watching Djokovic battling 'Big Four'

Top seed Halep marches on with clinical win over Venus
Top seed Halep marches on with clinical win over Venus

The reward for the 27-year-old Halep is probably the toughest challenge in the women's draw at Melbourne Park, a fourth round date with the younger Williams sister, Serena. "I think I have to play similar, if I can," Halep said, referring to her clash against the winner of 23 Grand Slam

'Old guys' vs youngsters 3 days in a row at Australian Open

On Saturday, 31-year-old Novak Djokovic beat 19-year-old Denis Shapovalov 6-3, 6-4, 4-6, 6-0. A day earlier, it was 32-year-old Rafael Nadal defeating 19-year-old Alex de Minaur 6-1, 6-2, 6-4. It will be Federer's 101st appearance on the tournament's main show court - and Tsitsipas' first

Racket-smashing, tumbling Osaka advances at Australian Open
Racket-smashing, tumbling Osaka advances at Australian Open

Naomi Osaka had the umpire warning her for spiking her racket in the first set, and checking on her welfare when she tumbled near the baseline in the next. The U.S. Open champion had a topsy-turvy third-round at the Australian Open on Saturday, getting within two games of elimination before finding

Simona Halep thrashes Venus Williams to set up date with Serena at Australian Open
Simona Halep thrashes Venus Williams to set up date with Serena at Australian Open

Simona Halep set up a fourth-round showdown with Serena Williams at the Australian Open after thrashing her sister Venus. The world No 1 was struggling with form and fitness heading into the opening grand slam and came through two testing rounds before facing Venus this morning. Halep had her left thigh

Not so fast, Roger. Federer blocked by Australian Open security
Not so fast, Roger. Federer blocked by Australian Open security

Roger Federer found that out this week when he was blocked access to a locker room at the Australian Open by a security guard who took his job very seriously. A video circulating Twitter on Saturday showed the Swiss double defending champion stalled at the entrance for lacking his tournament accreditation

Australian Open Glance: Federer takes on new star Tsitsipas
Australian Open Glance: Federer takes on new star Tsitsipas

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- A quick look at the Australian Open:

Bevin hangs on to tour lead after crash, Ewan disqualified
Bevin hangs on to tour lead after crash, Ewan disqualified

Race leader Patrick Bevin crashed and fifth stage winner Caleb Ewan was disqualified on a dramatic penultimate day of Australia's Tour Down Under outside of Adelaide on Saturday. New Zealander Bevin's ochre leader's jersey hopes were in the balance after he was taken to hospital with a suspected

Roger Who? Federer can
Roger Who? Federer can't get past Australian Open security

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Maybe Roger Federer isn't as famous as we thought.

Friday Sports in Brief

The deadline for retired players to opt in to the $18.9 million settlement of the concussion lawsuit against the NHL has been extended.

Super Bowl menu could include team-inspired chili creations
Super Bowl menu could include team-inspired chili creations

Kenneth Temple is a devout New Orleans Saints fan. ''The beautiful thing about it is chili and football go hand in hand,'' Temple says, noting Hormel was a partner with the NFL as far back as the 1950s.

Cubs 3B Bryant healthy again after last year
Cubs 3B Bryant healthy again after last year's shoulder woes

If Kris Bryant knows anything about where Bryce Harper is going in free agency, he is staying quiet for the moment. Bryant does know at least one thing that should delight fans of the Chicago Cubs. Feels great,'' Bryant said.

Serena Williams into Australian Open fourth round
Serena Williams into Australian Open fourth round

Serena Williams overwhelmed 18-year-old Dayana Yastremska of Ukraine.

Kei Nishikori into fourth round at Australian Open
Kei Nishikori into fourth round at Australian Open

Kei Nishikori got through the third round in straight sets against Joao Sousa.

Nuggets have eyes open as Cavs visit

The Denver Nuggets shook off a blowout loss on Tuesday to rout the Chicago Bulls on Thursday. Now they will try to end their homestand Saturday with a win over the struggling Cleveland Cavaliers. Denver routed the Bulls and got a day off to rest before the last of their four-game set at Pepsi Center

Slocum nets 24 points, No. 10 Beavers beat Arizona 86-64

Oregon State coach Scott Rueck said his team took a step toward becoming a great team. Rueck said the Beavers played a ''clean'' game, taking care of the basketball, taking good shots and playing defense without sending one of the premier scorers in the nation to the free throw line.

Ionescu scores 31, No. 5 Ducks top No. 19 Sun Devils 77-71
Ionescu scores 31, No. 5 Ducks top No. 19 Sun Devils 77-71

Oregon coach Kelly Graves knew his team would find out what Baylor, Louisville and Stanford already learned in close calls against Arizona State. Beating the Sun Devils wouldn't come without a measure of discomfort for the Ducks. Sabrina Ionescu scored 31 points and No. 5 Oregon fought off a late

Andrade stops Akavov to retain WBO middleweight title

Demetrius Andrade had such an easy time in the first defense of his WBO middleweight title that his opponent might have done his best fighting while shoving away the referee who had finally put a stop to it. ''I mean, all I can do is just keep destroying the top 15,'' Andrade said.

Brady, Patriots underdogs at Chiefs on AFC Championship Game odds
Brady, Patriots underdogs at Chiefs on AFC Championship Game odds

The Chiefs are three-point favorites on the NFL betting lines against the Patriots with a 56-point total in the AFC Championship Game at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com.

Smith
Smith's 27 points carry No. 6 Stanford women past Washington

There are some games when Stanford finds its groove from the opening tip, methodically handles business, and the key thing coach Tara VanDerveer takes from a victory afterward was the opportunity to rest her regulars and find positives from the small strides. Alanna Smith scored 11 of her 27 points

Serena juggernaut rolls into Aussie Open last 16
Serena juggernaut rolls into Aussie Open last 16

Serena Williams swatted aside Ukrainian teenager Dayana Yastremska in straight sets Saturday, powering into the Australian Open last 16 as she chases a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title. Williams defeated world number 57 Yastremska 6-2, 6-1 and next faces either sister Venus, who is unseeded this

Serena motors into fourth round in Melbourne

Serena Williams powered into the fourth round of the Australian Open on Saturday with a 6-2 6-1 demolition of Ukrainian teenager Dayana Yastremska to continue her charge through the Melbourne Park draw. The 37-year-old Williams, chasing a record-extending eighth Melbourne title in the professional era

Tennis: Nishikori beats Sousa to move into fourth round
Tennis: Nishikori beats Sousa to move into fourth round

Japan's Kei Nishikori moved swiftly into the fourth round of the Australian Open on Saturday after beating Joao Sousa of Portugal 7-6(6) 6-1 6-2. After a tight first set, Nishikori took control of the match, increasing the pace on his ground strokes and showing soft hands at the net. Nishikori

Isaiah Thomas could make Denver Nuggets debut in February
Isaiah Thomas could make Denver Nuggets debut in February

The former Celtics star's long return back to the court after hip surgery could finally be coming to an end.

Cardinals interview Hue Jackson for offensive coordinator position
Cardinals interview Hue Jackson for offensive coordinator position

Suddenly, 35-40 doesn't look so bad. The Arizona Cardinals, who surprisingly hired Kliff Kingsbury to be the next head coach despite a sub-.500 record as Texas Tech, have interviewed Hue Jackson to serve as Kingsbury's first offensive coordinator, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media. Jackson has compiled

Hot-shooting Villanova beats Xavier for 6th straight win
Hot-shooting Villanova beats Xavier for 6th straight win

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Phil Booth scored 22 points, Collin Gillespie added 18 and No. 22 Villanova beat Xavier 85-75 on Friday night for its sixth straight win.

Osaka advances to fourth round at Australian Open
Osaka advances to fourth round at Australian Open

U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka overcame a frustrating first set and a tricky rival to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open.

Verdasco double-faults away match to Cilic
Verdasco double-faults away match to Cilic

Fernando Verdasco collapsed against Marin Cilic in a third-round match at the Australian Open.

Massinburg leads No. 16 Buffalo past E. Michigan, 77-65
Massinburg leads No. 16 Buffalo past E. Michigan, 77-65

Buffalo has so many scoring threats, senior guard CJ Massinburg wondered aloud which players their opponents concentrate on stopping. Not on Friday night, when Massinburg shook off a four-game slump to lead the 16th-ranked Bulls to a 77-65 win over Eastern Michigan. ''I would say for me, it

Hot-shooting Villanova beats Xavier for sixth straight win
Hot-shooting Villanova beats Xavier for sixth straight win

Behind a hot shooting night, No. 22 Villanova beat Xavier, 85-75, Friday night at the Wells Fargo Center for its sixth straight win.

Sloane Stephens advances to fourth round at Australian Open
Sloane Stephens advances to fourth round at Australian Open

Sloane Stephens survived Petra Martic to advance to the fourth round at the Australian Open.

Cam Newton, Von Miller among 5 finalists for Alan Page Award

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton and Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller are among five finalists for the NFL Players Association's Alan Page Community Award.

Public enemy? Nadal wants love after Aussie hat-trick
Public enemy? Nadal wants love after Aussie hat-trick

Rafael Nadal hopes home fans will still love him after he broke their hearts by completing an Aussie hat-trick at the first Grand Slam of the year. The Spanish world number two has only faced Australians so far at Melbourne Park -- and sent all three packing in double quick time. James Duckworth, Matthew

The Latest: Svitolina into 4th round at Australian Open
The Latest: Svitolina into 4th round at Australian Open

Sixth-seeded Elina Svitolina came back from 3-0 down in the third set to beat Zhang Shuai 4-6, 6-4, 7-5 in the third round at Melbourne Park. Zhang took a medical time out after the second set ended and again after the fifth game of the final set when Svitolina was trailing 3-2. Zhang had received

No. 19 Maryland tops Ohio State 75-61 for 7th straight win
No. 19 Maryland tops Ohio State 75-61 for 7th straight win

The Terps are rolling right now.

Law hit go-ahead basket as Northwestern holds off Rutgers

After sitting out a game with a knee injury and spending most of the night shaking off the rust, senior Vic Law delivered for Northwestern with the game on the line against Rutgers. Law shook off a dismal shooting night to hit a go-ahead drive with 4:25 to play and Northwestern held off Rutgers 65-57

No. 24 DePaul women hold off St. John's 73-64

CHICAGO (AP) -- Chante Stonewall scored 22 points and No. 24 DePaul used an early fourth-quarter burst to hold off St. John's 73-64 on Friday night.

Russell getting "conditional second chance" with Cubs
Russell getting "conditional second chance" with Cubs

Addison Russell's future with the Chicago Cubs is a tentative proposition. President of baseball operations Theo Epstein says Russell is getting a ''conditional second chance'' with the Cubs after he was suspended for 40 games last October for violating Major League Baseball'

Cubs understand fans
Cubs understand fans' angst over slow winter, but insist they're working behind the scenes

Theo Epstein said the Cubs are still "extremely unlikely" to add a mega free agent this winter, but he also assured everybody the team is working hard behind the scenes to improve.

St. Joe
St. Joe's drops to 1-5 in A-10 with loss to Saint Louis

St. Joe's on Friday night fell to 1-5 in the Atlantic 10 with a 68-57 loss to Saint Louis.

Kris Bryant Says Bryce Harper Isn
Kris Bryant Says Bryce Harper Isn't Signing with the Cubs

Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant believes star outfielder, coveted free agent and fellow Las Vegas native Bryce Harper will not sign with Chicago, he told reporters at Cubs Convention in Chicago.

Osaka survives Hsieh scare to reach fourth round
Osaka survives Hsieh scare to reach fourth round

U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka survived a huge scare against Hsieh Su-wei before overhauling the Taiwanese 5-7 6-4 6-1 to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open on Saturday. The Japanese fourth seed was driven to distraction by double-sided Hsieh's angled shots and stout defense, and was

Toledo dominates Ohio 75-52

Luke Knapke scored all 16 of his points in the first half and Toledo cruised after the break for a 75-52 win over Ohio on Friday night. The Rockets (15-3, 3-2 Mid-American Conference) scored the opening basket eight seconds in and led the entire way. Toledo jumped to a 30-7 advantage shortly after

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