Sports Brit Johanna Konta beats Wozniacki in Miami Open final
Author: 0 Brit Johanna Konta beats Wozniacki in Miami Open final

Back in October Konta became the first British woman to crack the world's top 10 since 1984, and can now restore a single-figure ranking if she can dispatch Wozniacki. "I know that will be my challenge on Saturday", she said. I can't be too disappointed but obviously I am disappointed to lose two semi-finals especially when I think I could have won both matches.

Sports Liverpool could be banned from signing academy players
Author: 0 Liverpool could be banned from signing academy players

The Daily Telegraph reveal that the punishment from the Premier League will be handed out and in recent days Liverpool have been in negotiations to limit its impact. The Telegraph on Thursday reported matters are coming to a head and that the most severe sanction could be a transfer ban on youth players, but Liverpool have maintained their stance of not commenting until the process is complete.

Sports Tottenham cut Chelsea's lead after Burnley win
Author: 0 Tottenham cut Chelsea's lead after Burnley win

Anything can still happen this season . Following that, they have played six times at home, failing to record a win on each occasion. And now Mauricio Pochettino's side travel to Burnley to face Sean Dyche's Clarets, who have an excellent record at home.

Author: 0 Carmelo Anthony (back), Derrick Rose (knee) both ruled out Friday for Knicks

The Heat have seven games left in the regular season, and the final four could be particularly hard with two games against the Washington Wizards and one each against the Toronto Raptors and Cleveland. He's not wrong. The Knicks have been a disaster since Jackson arrived and Anthony had been in the playoffs every season of his career - 10 straight appearances.

Sports Martinsville restaurants looking forward to race weekend
Author: 0 Martinsville restaurants looking forward to race weekend

That's good news for Larson, who explained Friday at the Martinsville Speedway - ahead of the STP 500 on Sunday - he has a deal with Ganassi to do 25 races outside of the Cup Series this season, and he intends to take advantage of that. "It's really nice that Kyle Larson and Brad can come back here to their grass roots and give back to these fans that saw them start their careers", said track mager Scott Russell.

Author: 0 Dutch FA Sacks Danny Blind Following loss to Bulgaria

Fred Grim, the Oranje's erstwhile U-21 coach, has been placed in caretaker charge and will oversee tomorrow's friendly against Italy in Amsterdam . In the second half the Netherlands enjoyed the lion's share of possession, but they failed to score. "We hope to have a new coach in place quickly but it won't be ready in one week", KNVB technical director Jean Paul Decossaux said on Sunday.

Author: 0 Final Four teams begin preparations for semis in Arizona

It is a good rebounding team, too, although not like North Carolina. Fittingly, perhaps, their teams will stay out West to play national semifinal games at the University of Phoenix Stadium on Saturday. JS: Well this is the NCAA Tournament so you really shouldn't feel good about it at any point. Thanks to a historically bad final possession by the Mountaineers, Gonzaga was able to escape with a 61-58 win.

Author: 0 Ross Talks On Raiders' Move To Las Vegas

You won't be seeing Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green at an Oakland Raiders game in the wake of the team's announcement it was moving operations to Las Vegas beginning in 2020. "We're ready to tackle the future". The NFL's Oakland Raiders won approval from team owners March 27 to relocate the franchise to Las Vegas. The Raiders also could play a final season in the Bay Area at another venue, such as Cal's Memorial Stadium, the 49ers' Levi Stadium or the Giants' AT&T Park, noted ...

Author: 0 Venus Williams beats No. 1 Kerber in Miami Open quarters

Bautista Agut played the match of his life, hitting the ball deep with relentless precision in an effort to keep Federer pinned to the baseline, giving the 18-time grand slam champion everything he could handle. Kyrgios, who has beaten world number two Novak Djokovic twice this year, added: "Federer's playing incredible at the moment". He beat Bautista 7-6 (5), 7-6 (4) and will now face a stern tern in Tomas Berdych.

Author: 0 Manchester City 1 -1 Liverpool: Poor finishing costs the Reds dearly

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says he is now not happy after his side missed several opportunities to beat Manchester City, being forced to settle for a 1-1 draw at the Etihad Stadium. Adam Lallana apologised after missing a golden chance to score the victor for Liverpool at Manchester City on Sunday, but Jurgen Klopp defended the midfielder's "outstanding" performance.

Author: 0 Trump says North Korea dictator 'is acting very, very badly'

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un warned at the start of the year his country was preparing to launch an intercontinental ballistic missile, and Pyongyang's rocket engine development may represent another step towards that goal. "The Rodong Sinmun, the official newspaper of the Korean Workers" Party (KWP), devoted the front page of its March 19 edition to the test, printing eight pictures and declaring that "a new engine that had been researched and developed completely using North Korean ...

Sports Martin O'Neill hits back at Ronald Koeman over James McCarthy comments
Author: 0 Martin O'Neill hits back at Ronald Koeman over James McCarthy comments

O'Neill was infuriated by Koeman's remarks on Friday and responded by advising the Everton manager to look internally before laying blame on him and his staff. McCarthy was injured in the warm-up and played no part in the 0-0 draw. O'Neill had insisted that McCarthy "wanted to play and he was fit to play".

Author: 0 Holland sack manager Danny Blind after defeat in Bulgaria

However, since that high, the Oranje have struggled to the realities of aging, with Robin van Persie already retired from global soccer and Arjen Robben and Wesley Sneijder now in their 30's. "A foreign trainer is also an option". "The list should include all kinds of names who can each take Dutch football forward", Decossaux told reporters.

Author: 0 Man United to kick off spending spree by signing Premier League star

Talksport cites sources in Italy reporting that Sampdoria are resigned to losing Schik at the end of the season, but they are trying to persuade him to sign a new deal in the coming weeks so that they can bump up his release clause prior to the start of bidding war.

Author: 0 Russell Westbrook Set Another NBA Record Last Night

The All-Star point guard will try to rip off another triple-double and lead his team to another win when the Oklahoma City Thunder visit the Orlando Magic on Wednesday. "Look, he's a great player, he's a perennial All-Star, he deserves a lot of credit he's getting, he's got a great clothing line - I wear it, " Cuban said.

Author: 0 Steve Kerr 'really, really sad' Raiders are moving to Las Vegas

The move, which was approved by National Football League owners by a 31-1 vote Monday, has been called a "total slap in the face" and "a stab in the back " by die-hard Raiders fans and Green, whose Golden State Warriors play in Oakland, feels their pain, especially at the prospect of having to pay to watch a team they know is gone by 2019 or so.

Sports Former Penn State assistant gets $1.7M in whistleblower fees
Author: 0 Former Penn State assistant gets $1.7M in whistleblower fees

Black conveyed his regrets to PennLive , stating that he did not believe the prosecution had proved beyond a reasonable doubt that Spanier was aware that former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky was abusing children while he worked for the school.

Author: 0 Two dead as floods continue in NSW

The Bureau of Meteorology says major flooding is forecast along the Tweed River at Murwillumbah with river levels predicted to be similar to the 2001 and 2008 floods. Many towns, such as central Lismore have gone under water. Ex-cyclone Debbie moved off the coast early Friday morning, but has left a trail of damage and is pushing half a dozen rivers to a major flood level in south-east Queensland after being lashed by the storm on Thursday.