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Sports Serena Williams to make return after birth of her daughter
Author: 0 Serena Williams to make return after birth of her daughter

Williams , who married Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian last month, said in a statement that she was "delighted to be returning to the court in Abu Dhabi ". The Serbian 14-time grand slam champion is joined by Austrian world No 5 Dominic Thiem, US Open finalist Kevin Anderson, ranked No 14 from South Africa, Spanish world No 10 Pablo Carreno Busta, his compatriot Roberto Bautista Agut, ranked No 20, and Russian Next Gen star Andrey Rublev.

Sports Austin gets three-game ban for kicking goalkeeper
Author: 0 Austin gets three-game ban for kicking goalkeeper

He accepted the charge but argued the suspension was excessive. "It follows an incident during yesterday's game against Huddersfield Town which was not seen by the match officials but caught on video. Jonas as well was absolutely surprised. 'I think he looks like this challenge was very ugly and nasty. "It should never happen". He told BBC Sport: "Charlie Austin has a hamstring injury and we will analyse in the next few days".

Sports Rob Gronkowski has amusing response to question about Patriots' streak
Author: 0 Rob Gronkowski has amusing response to question about Patriots' streak

Asked why he always seems to play his best against the Bills, he said, "When your hometown team passes on you twice in the draft, you kind of remember it still". That decision, as well as the NFL's ruling on Benjamin's overturned touchdown catch, will irk Bills fans as they open their Christmas gifts Monday morning.

Sports Curry Out, Livingston In For Christmas Day Game vs. Cavs
Author: 0 Curry Out, Livingston In For Christmas Day Game vs. Cavs

Therefore, the main story of the game will be King James against Kevin Durant , arguably the two best players on the planet going head to head yet another time . Livingston is averaging 5.0 points and 1.9 assists in 16.1 minutes per game this season, while Curry is averaging 26.3 points, 6.6 assists, and 5.1 rebounds in 32.6 minutes per game.

Sports Kirk Cousins leads Redskins past Broncos with 3 TD passes
Author: 0 Kirk Cousins leads Redskins past Broncos with 3 TD passes

But Sunday's loss offered proof the Broncos (5-10) can't stop there. While the Redskins were unable to take advantage of the interception, the Broncos did not score in the final minute of the quarter. We are getting down to what could be the final few games played by Kirk Cousins with the Redskins. However, at 5-9 and with nothing to play for, the Broncos desperately need to see how Lynch has matured as a player prior to a critical offseason in which the Broncos will have opportunities ...

Sports Saints' Marshon Lattimore Intercepted the Ball With His Butt
Author: 0 Saints' Marshon Lattimore Intercepted the Ball With His Butt

In a reversal on the Saints loss to the Falcons two weeks ago, the Falcons were penalized 10 times for 91 yards. Nicely done-but the butt interception is no butt fumble. He frantically reached around with one hand to secure the ball and fought off a teammate for his fifth interception of the season. The big play of the first half came courtesy of a Drew Brees to Ted Ginn 54-yard touchdown connection.

Sports Arsenal ace Jack Wilshere makes demand to Arsene Wenger
Author: 0 Arsenal ace Jack Wilshere makes demand to Arsene Wenger

But Wenger is not keen on the idea of "parking the bus" and instead wants his men to iron out individual mistakes. "We played frozen with fear and not at our level in the first half". "That's why it was always an interesting game". "I think he was one of the players who played with quality even in the first half, with determination".

Sports Ravens beat Colts 23-16 to edge closer to playoff berth
Author: 0 Ravens beat Colts 23-16 to edge closer to playoff berth

Though the Ravens' performance Saturday was not particularly artistic, they perceived the final result to be a thing of beauty: Ravens 23, Colts 16. "We just didn't get it done down there". "These really test the character of the football team and you can really find out a lot about what you have", Flacco said.

Sports Lakers end Rockets' 14-game win streak
Author: 0 Lakers end Rockets' 14-game win streak

The Clippers went to halftime down 10 when Doc Rivers looked to his two leading scorers and urged them to be more aggressive. "I think I'm not supposed to say that, but we're basically obsessed with 'How do we beat the Warriors?' Last year the Spurs knocked us off, so we're very anxious about the Spurs, they're always one step ahead of every organization and guard us better than anyone".

Sports Andres Iniesta: 'Do not write off Real Madrid'
Author: 0 Andres Iniesta: 'Do not write off Real Madrid'

Neymar might have left the Clasico stage , while form and fitness issues afflict Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale, but Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are primed to continue their perpetual battle for supremacy as the best footballers on the planet.

Sports Confirmed: Chelsea will be without their star man for Everton trip
Author: 0 Confirmed: Chelsea will be without their star man for Everton trip

Chelsea dropped points again at Everton on Sunday as Sam Allardyce's side continued their revival with a hard-fought 0-0 draw. England manager Gareth Southgate was at Goodison but Chelsea didn't have a single Englishman on show with Gary Cahill and Danny Drinkwater confined to the bench.

Sports Josh Rosen Reportedly Expected to Sit Out Cactus Bowl vs. Kansas State
Author: 0 Josh Rosen Reportedly Expected to Sit Out Cactus Bowl vs. Kansas State

Rosen, who is from the affluent Manhattan Beach neighborhood near Los Angeles , suffered his second concussion of the season in UCLA's season-ending victory over California . Personally, I just really want to play in this game. "Comparing him to (Oklahoma quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner) Baker Mayfield, sometimes it gets a little rowdy in there, he can get out of the pocket and run, make it a little easier".

Sports Chris Wood forced off with injury in Burnley's EPL match against Spurs
Author: 0 Chris Wood forced off with injury in Burnley's EPL match against Spurs

The England global can surpass Shearer's tally against Southampton on Boxing Day - and given the form he's in, it would take a courageous man to bet against him. Kane's first goal came from the penalty spot after a controversial decision to give a foul on Dele Alli when there was only minimal contact. Pope then kept the deficit at one goal with a pair of saves on Moussa Sissoko , who should have double Spurs lead after Alli played him in on goal on a swift counter-attack.

Sports TJ Vasher catches TD in Tech's bowl loss
Author: 0 TJ Vasher catches TD in Tech's bowl loss

USF allowed a late touchdown with 1:31 left to fall behind 34-31, but Quinton Flowers hit Tyre McCants for a 26-yard touchdown with just:16 left. The Bulls began the half with the ball but Flowers was sacked on second down and fumbled the ball to the Red Raiders' DeMarcus Fields. He concluded it on a 21-yard touchdown pass to McCants with 51 seconds left to tie it, 10-all.

Sports Ramdan scores in Stoke victory over Hegazi's West Brom
Author: 0 Ramdan scores in Stoke victory over Hegazi's West Brom

But Stoke sit between two other clubs who have not done so - Rafael Benitez's 18th-placed Newcastle , beaten in eight of their last nine matches, and Eddie Howe's 16th-placed Bournemouth, winless in six league outings. Asked about that on Friday, he said: "I don't think that is where we are at to be perfectly honest". "The media will set timelines and time tables on it, but that's not what is happening within the corridors here in my view".

Sports Write Arsenal Off And They Come Back, Liverpool Legend Warns
Author: 0 Write Arsenal Off And They Come Back, Liverpool Legend Warns

However, a loss could prove the returning Oxlade-Chamberlain right in his decision to move North and join Jurgen Klopp . Then, in an incredible second half, Arsenal were able to turn the entire game around in just five minutes. Sanchez had been totally anonymous up to that point, but the Arsenal forward sprang to life to reduce the deficit 60 seconds after they fell two behind.

Sports How to watch LA against Golden State online or on TV
Author: 0 How to watch LA against Golden State online or on TV

Everyone expected the Golden State Warriors - a team which has featured in the past three Finals series - to come into the 2017/18 National Basketball Association season and dominate proceedings like they have been prone to do since the 2015 National Basketball Association season, and so far - even with injuries to their key core - the Warriors are sitting pretty on top of the Western Conference with a 26-6 record.

Sports New Zealand v West Indies, 2nd ODI, Christchurch
Author: 0 New Zealand v West Indies, 2nd ODI, Christchurch

Milne did not play in the first ODI that New Zealand won by five wickets, but would have had a chance for the remainder of the series for which Tim Southee has been rested. Earlier, George Worker, Ross Taylor and Nicholls all scored half-centuries to lift New Zealand to a daunting total after the hosts were sent in to bat.

Sports Bournemouth's Harry Arter a transfer target for West Ham
Author: 0 Bournemouth's Harry Arter a transfer target for West Ham

According to Sky Sports , manager David Moyes is looking to bring in new players during January to help his side's struggle to avoid being relegated. Could the Scot have kept the Magpies in the Premier League? West Ham have climbed out of the danger zone and into 15th position after recording wins over Chelsea and Stoke City along with a draw against Arsenal in their last three league matches and Collins is hopeful of extending the positive run.