His performances this season have seen him enter the MVP conversation as he's averaging an incredible 29.1 points, 10.3 rebounds, 4.7 assists and 1.3 blocks per game. They will then pick their teammates from the pool of players voted as starters and reserves. The All-Star Game starters including the two captains will be revealed on January 18 and the reserves will be announced on January 23.
On the global front, the 25-year-old scored a last-minute winning penalty against Congo to send Egypt to their first World Cup since 1990. Mohamed Salah impressive 2017 ensured he had a total of 700 votes while second place Saido Mane had 100 votes and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had just 70 votes.
It is claimed that we are prepared to pay £15M in exchange for the 24-year-old, whose contract with the Toffees comes to an end in the summer. Barkley has not played a minute of Premier League football so far this season as he's been sidelined with a serious hamstring injury.
If Djokovic comes through the two exhibition tournaments unscathed, however, he is set to make his Grand Slam return in the Aussie Open. "My rehab is going well but I am just not ready 100% to come back yet in best of five set matches". Pictured: Williams at her Ladies Final match against Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia on day three of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship at International Tennis Centre Zayed Sports City on December 30, 2017 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Azpilicueta has provided the assist for six of Morata's 10 Premier League goals this season and they have already matched Chelsea's best combination in a Premier League campaign. "For the striker it's very important to score". I'm happy with his commitment, he worked hard for the team and they are the most important things for me.
Sharapova suffered from a slow start but recovered quickly to dominate her match. 'Every match gets tougher and as a competitor and someone who tries to be realistic, I like to only look ahead to the next opponent, ' Sharapova said after the match.
Professional footballer living and working in the glamorous northern metropolis of Preston and a Christmas lottery millionaire? "After some searching, I sent them a picture of the ticket, but I never really believed that it was the victor of the one million euro prize", he said.
To produce such a fightback would be impressive in any circumstance, but to do so in a full-blown south coast storm, just two days after their last game, is testament to how far this Palace outfit has come since Hodgson's arrival. Patrick van Aanholt replaced a exhausted Yohan Cabaye at the break and Palace upped the tempo as Christian Benteke called McCarthy into action with a low save.
His first scoring tally in a long time, the first goal for the Hammers in 2018, and a needed finish it was. The club have written multiple letters to the league with the Baggies unhappy West Ham have had a week to prepare for the fixture.
It's become clear that Raiders owner Mark Davis has a plan to Gruden down. " Jon Gruden is going to be the next coach of the Oakland Raiders . When contacted by ESPN , where he works now as an analyst, Gruden was vague. If the Raiders did offer Gruden an ownership stake, there would be a huge catch - it must be approved by other National Football League owners, and there is a good reason to think they would be reluctant to do so.
Although unable to complete the match, the 24-year-old was otherwise happy with her performance. 'I didn't expect to, you know, to not continue here. Mugurza regrouped to break the Serb in the first game of the third and was serving at 2-1 up before she collapsed on the baseline and retired immediately when she was helped off the court to receive treatment for cramping in both legs.
Arsenal's goal sparked jubilant celebrations from Sanchez and his team-mates, just days after the Chile global was only joined by four team-mates following his goal at Crystal Palace . Gabriel Jesus picked up an injury in the 0-0 draw with Crystal Palace on Sunday that manager Pep Guardiola says could keep him out for up to two months, which has again resurrected talks of an imminent Manchester City bid for Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez .
Before Indian cricket takes on South Africa in a Test series, Virat is back to training as well as spending time with Anushka. The couple was also recently spotted doing shopping. Another one was organised on December 26 for people from the Bollywood and cricket industry. The couple welcomed 2018 in Cape Town along with cricketer Shikhar Dhawan and his family.
Gajraj said as soon as the police received information, they started sending people, who were either sleeping or working outside, indoors. He was finally found injured in the Adarsh Colony of Palwal after he tried to attack police officers there to apprehend him.
In perhaps the biggest takeaway for Japan against Switzerland, Naomi Osaka aced Roger Federer during their Hopman Cup tie on Saturday night. "Making it to the final definitely helped me with confidence going into the Australian Open, making the semis there, and now I am top 10 with a Fed Cup to my name", she said, when asked if the Hopman Cup was a springboard for her 2017 emergence.
Lukaku sat out of his side's 2-0 win at Everton on New Year's Day as a precaution after suffering a head injury in the goalless draw with Southampton two days earlier. Here's Sam Allardyce on why he has made seven changes: "Tired legs". "We had chances today, we played aggressive but in a positive way, creating chances".
Goretzka is out of contract at the end of the season, and it was reported that Bayern had agreed to sign him in the summer. SportBild in Germany are reporting that the 22-year-old will put pen to paper on a contract at the Allianz Arena in January ahead of a summer move to the Bundesliga champions.
It said the government had repeatedly emphasised the need for early release and repatriation of civilian prisoners and missing Indian defence personnel, and of fishermen along with their boats. The agreement, which was signed in December 1988 and entered into force in January 1991, states that the two countries should inform each other of nuclear installations and facilities to be covered under the pact on January 1 every calendar year.
The Brazil worldwide lasted just 23 minutes of this past weekend's goalless draw at Selhurst Park before needing to be substituted after picking up the knee injury. But by then, with a 14-point lead going into 2018, City should have the Premier League title all wrapped up. And it comes at a bad time for City with Kevin De Bruyne also facing a spell on the sidelines after being injured in a foul by Jason Puncheon at Selhurst Park.
His first year as a professional player and he is the WORLD CHAMPION! "I feel great, but I've got to say it's Phil's a year ago - I've won my first World Championship but it's about him departing and that's why I let him lift the trophy with me", said Cross, speaking to the official PDC website.
We are open to any position for the exceptional player that can give us a plus. Arsenal host the Premier League champions at Emirates Stadium on Wednesday, with Brazil worldwide David Luiz out of the first-team picture. That's why I was not happy at all with the movement that the referee (Dean) made to show why he gave the penalty, because that didn't correspond at all with what happened.
Federer prevailed at the Australian Open and Wimbledon past year and is the clear favourite to defend the first of those crowns and, at the age of 36, win a 20th major title. 'When you haven't competed for a while, it takes time to get up to that pace. Murray confirmed he would lighten his load in 2018 and encouraged his fellow pros to do the same.
A scrappy first half provided little entertainment for either set of supporters, but it was a completely different story after the break as two moments of high class sent Leicester on their way to what ultimately proved a straightforward win.
After knocking back a couple of big money bids from Barca last summer, Liverpool made it quite clear they weren't in any rush to lose their Brazilian star - even if that meant turning their noses up at a nice, juicy transfer fee. "I couldn't be less interested in anything in the world but someone told me and I thought, "Wow, top story", Klopp said. Liverpool are believed to be demanding an "astronomical fee for Coutinho, according to the ECHO".
It will pit former Bama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart against his former boss, the Tide's legendary Nick Saban. On Clemson's next play, Kelly Bryant's pass deflected off the hands of his receiver and was picked off by Mack Wilson, who returned it 18 yards for a clinching touchdown.
The Houston Rockets overcame the Los Angeles Lakers in a New Year's Eve thriller in the National Basketball Association on Sunday. Two weeks is likely on the short side for Harden , Grade 2 strains often take a month to heal completely (it involves a partial tear of the muscle, there are degrees of severity and we don't know where Harden is).
Mourinho said it was tough to manage his squad through the busy festive period due to the injuries. United moved back into second place in the Premier League after ending a frustrating run of three successive draws. Ashley Young may also be a doubt after he appeared to catch Southampton's Dusan Tadic with an elbow in the second half at Old Trafford, opening him up to the potential of retrospective Football Association action and suspension if they deem it deliberate.
While all eyes have been on Manchester United's increasingly unconvincing efforts to keep pace with City at the top of the table, Chelsea have embarked on a run of 10 wins from their last 13 league games, losing just once, and their return to form has largely gone unnoticed.
Four players with Western New York connections are playing in the 2018 Olympics, USA Hockey announced Monday. "It's a group that brings versatility and experience and includes players who have a lot of passion about representing our country".
He played the rest of the way and completed 29 of 41 passes for 265 yards. The undisciplined Dolphins, who came into the game with the second-most penalties in the National Football League, had 14 for 145 yards. Aside from their near collapse late in the game, the Bills were solid. After Cutler's only drive of the game ended in a three-and-out, Buffalo took a 7-0 lead with a 72-yard drive that ended with Taylor's touchdown pass to O'Leary.
In Notre Dame's three biggest wins this season - Michigan State, USC and NC State - Wimbush did not surpass 20 pass attempts. The Tigers will be too strong for the Irish. A 30-yard pass to wide receiver Dee Anderson on third-and-16 helped the Tigers overcome a sack and moved LSU into Notre Dame territory at the 42.
Antonio Rudiger jumped in front of Edwards to head the hosts into a third-minute lead and, by the 25th minute, the game was over thanks to further goals from Danny Drinkwater and Pedro. Hughes appears to be in most need of January recruits, though, and his team selection at Stamford Bridge had laid bare the importance of this contest, but his side failed to grasp the nettle and Newcastle dominated the first half.
Coming off a season in which the Green Bay Packers finished with a 7-9 mark and the league's seventh-worst scoring defense, it was all but a foregone conclusion that head coach Mike McCarthy would shake up his coaching staff. Of course, he's been Green Bay's DC since 2009. Unfortunately, the unit has struggled since, failing to finish inside the top 10 in any of the last seven years.
After months of grueling rehab, Thomas will finally take the floor with Cleveland, which acquired him during the off-season in a blockbuster trade that sent Kyrie Irving to the Celtics. "My hip is better but I have no rhythm, It feels like I lost my powers" Isaiah commented to reporters Monday, "but once I get out there it's going to be too hard to hold me back".
The Lions also requested an interview with Patricia on Monday. The 48-year-old Wilks was considered an early favorite for the Giants job because of his connection to newly hired general manager Dave Gettleman from his time in Carolina. The Oakland Raiders fired Jack del Rio. NFL Network reported that the Colts want to interview McDaniels. With the regular season complete, the New England Patriots' offensive and defensive coordinators are now being courted by other National Football ...