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The top 104 in the world are given direct entry, while eight wildcards are handed out. Djokovic , set to face American Donald Young in the first round, could meet Gael Monfils in the second round. Both Djokovic and Wawrinka have not played a competitive match since Wimbledon of a year ago and have spent the last six months in recovery. It didn't seem to trouble Australia's big hope, who went on to win the tournament.
  • Clemson's Ferrell returning for senior season

    Clemson's Ferrell returning for senior season

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    Head Coach Dabo Swinney made the announcement at the team's banquet on Saturday night at the Poe Indoor Football Facility. Star defensive tackle Christian Wilkins is still undecided if he will return to join the party. Ferrell followed up a breakout postseason in 2016 with a dynamic 2017 season - leading the Tigers with 9.5 sacks, making him one of the most feared defensive ends in the country.
  • Astros heat up hot stove by acquiring Pirates ace Gerrit Cole

    Astros heat up hot stove by acquiring Pirates ace Gerrit Cole

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    Musgrove started 15 games for Houston , then moved to the bullpen for the back half of last season. "We expect him to bounce back and be a Cy Young contender", Luhnow said. Cole should immediately slot into the Astros rotation alongside Justin Verlander , Dallas Keuchel , Lance McCullers Jr . and World Series hero Charlie Morton .
  • Rex Burkhead Reportedly Will Miss Patriots Playoff Opener

    Rex Burkhead Reportedly Will Miss Patriots Playoff Opener

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    White also missed the final two games. White is officially listed as questionable for the game. Burkhead is still recovering from a knee injury. Prior to that, he was averaging 55 yards per game and.6 touchdowns per game. White, who was dealing with an ankle injury, missed Week 17 but will be active. Joining him on their inactive list are third-string quarterback Brandon Weeden, running back Khalfani Muhammad, defensive back Curtis Riley, linebacker Josh Carraway, offensive lineman Corey ...
  • No. 2 WVU facing Texas Tech

    No. 2 WVU facing Texas Tech

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    Texas Tech coach Chris Beard said his team will prepare for Ahmad to play his usual allotment of minutes. "And for some reason, in the heat of the game — you might think about what I wonder in these moments — I kept on thinking about that".
  • Chris Hogan back in the mix for the playoffs

    Chris Hogan back in the mix for the playoffs

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    The total, meanwhile, is 4-1 in the last five meetings in New England in favor of the over. Tom Brady passed Joe Montana with his 10th career postseason game with three touchdown passes, setting a new record. In doing so, he also extended his own playoff record to 13 playoff games with at least 300 yards passing . He tore up the Chiefs defense , rushing for 156 yards on 23 carries, scoring one touchdown.
  • Florida monkeys could pass killer herpes to people

    Florida monkeys could pass killer herpes to people

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    Eason would not elaborate on what specific management tactics the state may employ, but a spokeswoman said the commission supports ridding the state of the invasive creatures. Blood tests showed the monkey carried herpes B. However, a woman who had been bitten by the monkey tested negative for the virus. Human visitors to the park are most likely to be exposed to the disease, and any contact with the monkeys' saliva, urine, or feces could lead to contraction.
  • UFC Fight Night 124: Stephens vs. Choi Results

    UFC Fight Night 124: Stephens vs. Choi Results

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    Louis Sunday. Hopefully Belfort will be able to find another fight soon, and end his awesome UFC career in style, like he deserves. As a result of Hall vs. UFC strawweight fighter Paige VanZant , who is on the same card, said on social media that it was the scariest things she'd ever seen. The loss of Belfort vs.
  • Barca midfielder Arda joins Basaksehir on loan until 2020

    Barca midfielder Arda joins Basaksehir on loan until 2020

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    Basaksehir will pay Barca in variables dependent on a number of factors, including appearances and goals, as well as the team's success with Turan at the club. "This is not just a transfer for Basaksehir , but a transfer for Turkey". The fourth-most capped Turkish player will also be hoping to return to his best for the national team after reversing his decision to retire from worldwide football in August.
  • 'I don't see Harry Kane leaving Spurs,' says Harry Redknapp

    'I don't see Harry Kane leaving Spurs,' says Harry Redknapp

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    The Mirror claim that two players are now on Tottenham's wish list in terms of new contracts, with Christian Eriksen and Son Heung-min in line for new deals. Harry Kane has netted eight goals in that five game period. With 12 goals from his last 11 games, the striker continues to plough his way through opposing defences.
  • Alabama coach Nick Saban enjoys remarkable win, won't celebrate legacy yet

    Alabama coach Nick Saban enjoys remarkable win, won't celebrate legacy yet

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    Tuesday morning's heartbreaking loss by University of Georgia to Alabama in the national championship game was a double whammy to Telly Williams, who's still recovering from the Atlanta Falcons' meltdown in last year's Super Bowl. While early on it looked like the Bulldogs had Alabama's number, a crucial quarterback change at the half seemed to be the deciding factor. "Being under coach Saban ...each and every day was like an National Football League game".
  • Flores snubs Stoke job to remain at Espanyol

    Flores snubs Stoke job to remain at Espanyol

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    Stoke City have been dealt a blow in their search for a new manager after Quique Sanchez Flores made a decision to remain at Espanyol . Flores was coy on Thursday night when asked about a possible return to the Premier League after his Espanyol side reached the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey.