Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid will not play in the next two games, coach Brett Brown told reporters Monday. Both players have now garnered such praise for the first time this season. After missing two seasons due to foot injuries, he's averaging 19.8 points, 7.8 rebounds and 2.5 blocks per game all while playing on a minutes restriction in 2016-17.
Now 79 PGA Tour victories and 25 years later, his Tiger Woods Foundation is hosting the newly named Genesis Open at the historic course - where Woods will play for the first time in more than 10 years when the tournament commences on February 16.
When Tsonga comes up against the Top 10 players in the world they tend to exploit the weakness of his backhand wing. But the stat that stuck out Thursday: Berdych won only 30 percent of his second-serve points. Venus Williams has the chance to be the first woman through to the Australian Open semi-finals when she clashes with Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. Federer was rock solid in the deuce court, winning 75 per cent (38/51) of his first serve points, and that elevated to a ridiculous 86 per ...
But Griezmann, 25, appeared to hit back at speculation linking him to United during Atletico Madrid's 2-2 draw with Athletic Bilbao on Sunday. Griezmann sent a sublime chip into the net after being harshly flagged offside but had better luck 10 minutes from time, blasting a superb low shot in off the post to secure the point.
Asked how she kept herself motivated nearly 20 years after winning the doubles in Melbourne, Baroni let rip with some brutally honest advice. I can not say because the TV is here and I will get fined'. "What a satisfaction", the Croatian said after her win. "I hope nobody's going to pinch me and wake me up because this is just incredible". "I'll get some rest and try and recover and tape up my leg some more, look insane, look like a mummy, but it's okay".
The Falcons have one of the most explosive offenses in the game featuring quarterback Matt Ryan and wide receiver Julio Jones . The Patriots and Steelers meet for the 30 time but just the 10 in Pittsburgh . I've said all year, the team that executes has a chance to win the game. "I'm the youngest guy on the field". And as for the critical categories of this particular matchup of 11-on-11, they figured to be the typical ones.
Atlanta not only put on a total team clinic on Sunday afternoon, they played with a chip on their shoulder. Having watched this team since 1980, this may be the most impressive Falcons team I've ever watched, including the team that went to the 1998 Super Bowl.
According to Manziel, Trump shouldn't allow himself the opportunity to get all worked up: He shouldn't be reading what everyone writes about him on the site in the first place. Former NFL quarterback and Heisman trophy victor Johnny Manziel is there to provide some social media advice. Now, his comments toward Trump came after the president was reportedly upset with the social media commentary surrounding the size of the crowd at his inauguration, which was far smaller than inaugurations of ...
Carey was announced as Formula One's new chairman right after Liberty Media announced their purchase of the sport. Citing a source close to the 86-year-old, he could be about to step away from the sport he has been involved with for the past 40 years.
Asked if Milan were confident that the transfer will be concluded, he replied: "The only thing I can say is that the negotiations continue". Deulofeu scored two goals and created 34 chances in 26 Premier League appearances for Everton last season.
While there is no confirmation as to whether or not WWE has plans to bring Angle in for the Royal Rumble , it should be noted that WWE pulling Angle from the 5 Star appearance likely has to do with the show airing on SpikeTV. Will Goldberg shock the WWE again? What makes the Rumble match so exciting is the hope that someone unexpected will win the match every year. Braun Strowman- The former Wyatt Family member has dominated everyone in his sight since the brand split and he is going to ...
Two-time Olympic champion Nicola Adams leaves Great Britain's boxing programme, meaning that she will not be part of Tokyo 2020. Nicola Adams has announced she has turned professional as Team GB confirmed she had left their Olympic world class boxing performance programme.
Fans? Tottenham is bigger. Unfortunately, all the transfer fees spent by the Manchester City board have not improved an aging, slow-footed and injury prone back line. They will win trophies. He doesn't need to show his quality as a coach. "I'm not sure if he was offside or not but sadly that was the decision". But Spurs were back in this tie when Son netted from close range after picking up a neat flick from Harry Kane from Christian Eriksen's cross into the box from the right.
Of the two teams heading on the road Sunday, the Steelers have the tougher task since New England has made it an old habit to represent the AFC in the big game. New England beat the Pittsburgh Steelers, 36-17, in the AFC title game. While Ryan will be appearing in his first Super Bowl, this will be a record seventh appearance with the Patriots for his rival.
The victory saw Real remain four points clear at the top of the table, as Barcelona also claimed victory. Spanish pundits are asking if this is just a slump, or the start of a decline. Cristiano Ronaldo was also guilty of missing a one on one with Malaga keeper, Carlos Kameni, while at the other end Chori Castro was unlucky to hit the Madrid post with Keylor Navas beaten.
I had no burst anymore. I seen the seam but I couldn't really hit it. "I mean, I am not sure", he said. As we all found out by halftime, Bell injured a groin which eventually kept him out of the game, other than one carry in the third quarter where it was clear he had no explosion due to the injury.
Well, today the word comes down that Manny Pacquiao Says He Will Fight Conor McGregor If Mayweather does not. Pacquiao paid respect to McGregor's skills inside of the Octagon, but maintains that the same outlook for the Irishman's potential to crossover into the boxing world, as many other combat enthusiasts agree, is not optimistic and give the UFC champ no shot in an exchange with Mayweather.
Patriots fans noticed. They've spent all season rubbing their team's success in the man who pursued Tom Brady's Ballghazi suspension all the way to an appeals court, and while satisfying, it's even more satisfying to tease the commish for hiding.
Against Arsenal we delivered a 35-minute performance. 'It is absolutely normal that people ask whether we should have brought players in, ' he said . "Obviously, you don't expect them to lose them against Swansea but it's the way that they lost them that we shouldn't be surprised about, because the basic defensive principles [are ones] Liverpool can't do".
Dortmund are delighted to have kept the winger, with sporting director Michael Zorc explaining: " We are very happy to have secured a very talented player, after Julian Weigl, for the long term ". Thomas Tuchel says it was imperative that his side started the second half of the Bundesliga season with a win. This should end any thoughts the midfielder has had about leaving the club, if at all.
Brown has a promotional deal with Facebook, paying him "high six-figures" to endorse its brand, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media . And while Brown - who is believed to have a partnership with Facebook - is expected to face some sort of punishment for his hasty actions, it's important for kids and teens who look up to him to learn from his mistakes.
All Messi has to do is poke it past the helpless 'keeper, and Barca are 2-0 up. Barca return to action in their Copa del Rey quarter-final second leg against Real Sociedad on Thursday, where they hold a 1-0 aggregate advantage. I note that Leopard - the best in the league among the guest team, which scored 20 points in 9 matches. Meanwhile, the boss expressed his delight about his side performance at the halfway point of the season, even though his side remain in the third position of the ...
Goffin's win in the second-set tiebreaker proved crucial as he powered on to victory on Rod Laver Arena, where ambient temperatures were above 35 Celsius (95 Fahrenheit). Konta took down No. 30 Ekaterina Mkarova, 6-1, 6-4, to advance herself on Monday. "I feel like when you put in the hard work, the results, eventually, they show up".
Ogier was left to find a new team after his 2016 team Volkswagen Motorsport chose to end its WRC programme at the end of the season abruptly. One of today's final stages was cancelled due to concerns over crowd safety and there was late drama at the top of the leaderboard when Ogier's Ford team mate Ott Tanak dropped from second to third place after his vehicle developed engine problems.
Nadal attributed his superior finish to the experience of 236 previous matches in the majors. "In the tie-break it was a close one [but] he deserved it, he was more aggressive than me and after that I said to myself to fight for every point, forget about the result and that's what I tried".
The moment the Reggie Jackson-for-Ricky-Rubio trade rumor started to spread on Friday night, many Detroit Pistons fans wondered, "huh?" The Wolves have been openly trying to move Rubio for some time and reportedly are willing to attach swingman Shabazz Muhammad to offers featuring the veteran Spanish point guard.
The Serbia global is on a season-long loan at Sporting Lisbon , but the Portuguese side want to end his stay at the Estadio Jose Alvalade after a miserable spell. He has since endured a hard spell in Jorge Jesus' side, making just 11 appearances in total and last featured on December 7. The report details that the Merseyside club are in negotiations with Hull about Markovic joining them until the end of the season, with manager Jurgen Klopp happy to sanction the move.
Tyler Lydon led Syracuse (11-9, 3-4) with 24 points. Fellow conference leaders North Carolina and Florida State won their games Saturday to maintain status quo. Yet it was more a statement about which end of the floor Brey felt his team needed to emphasize if the Orange was to be dispatched. "We were excited to play against [the 2-3 zone]".
Phillips then forced a diving save from Vito Mannone with a long-range effort. "First half we played really well". Jones, van Aanholt and Jermain Defoe all had attempts at testing Ben Foster but none of those chances were anything close to being clear cut chances on goal, and the English stopper remained relatively comfortable in the second period with the hosts simply consolidating the lead they attained in the opening 45 minutes.
STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Wayne Rooney of Manchester United shows appreciation to the fans after the Premier League match between Stoke City and Manchester United at Bet365 Stadium on January 21, 2017 in Stoke on Trent, England.
Alexander Isak has joined Borussia Dortmund on a long-term contract to complete a stunning rise to prominence. "BVB is just as convinced as the player that this transfer is one with a great future". Expressen reported in October past year that up to a staggering 90 scouts were in attendance to watch him, with Chelsea and Manchester United specifically noted in the report as they were said to be keen.
In the first quarter, it looked like NY would be able to take care of business. In Dallas, the Dallas Mavericks blitzed Los Angeles in the second quarter, handing the hapless Lakers their worst loss in franchise history 122-73. He scored 14 points and insisted all is well and that his main concerns is getting back in rhythm. Outside of the third quarter, Kristaps struggled heavily throughout the game to get his shot off.
The Swiss leads Tsonga 4-3 and Evans 1-0 in their previous head-to-heads. The hard-working Swiss faces a tough match against former finalist Jo-Wilfried Tsonga for a place in the semi-finals where Murray can no longer be an opponent after the Briton's stunning upset by world number 50 Mischa Zverev earlier on Sunday.
You don't see many like this one. New Zealand held a 65-run first-innings lead before Tim Southee , Trent Boult and Neil Wagner all claimed three wickets each to dismiss Bangladesh for 173. The right-arm swing specialist became the fifth New Zealand bowler to claim 200 test wickets. He is the second-fastest Kiwi to reach the mark, with his 56 Tests eclipsed only by the great Sir Richard Hadlee's 44.
Having already broken Charlton's 49-goal England scoring record in 2015, Rooney has now completed possibly the final major feat of his illustrious - if turbulent - career. The quality of names on this list highlights the magnitude of Rooney's achievement. It was a moment of drama and pride for Wayne Rooney but one tinged with disappointment for Bobby Charlton.