Following is a abstract of present sports activities information briefs.
NFL-‘Joe Cool’ delivers as Bengals plow Payments to achieve AFC Championship sport
Quarterback Joe Burrow overcame driving snow and a hostile street surroundings, main the Cincinnati Bengals previous the favored Buffalo Payments 27-10 and reaching the AFC Championship sport for the second straight 12 months. Burrow guided the Bengals to 412 yards of complete offense, 30 first downs and 0 turnovers behind a commanding efficiency from the offensive line.
Tennis-Pliskova again within the Melbourne quarter-finals and feeling good
Karolina Pliskova has flown underneath the radar on the Australian Open this 12 months and the previous world primary moved quietly into the quarter-finals on Kia Area on Monday after most of the prime seeds had scattered to the winds. Nonetheless successfully on the comeback path after an arm fracture prevented her from enjoying in Australia final 12 months, the Czech reached the last-eight with a 6-0 6-4 win over China’s Zhang Shuai on the least prestigious courtroom nonetheless getting used.
Tennis-Sabalenka powers on, Garcia and teenager Fruhvirtova bow out
Aryna Sabalenka eased into quarter-finals for the primary time to agency as a favorite for the Australian Open title on Monday, however fourth seed Caroline Garcia was bundled out and 17-year-old Linda Fruhvirtova’s dream run was delivered to an finish. World quantity 45 Magda Linette ensured Poland could be represented within the final eight by gorgeous Garcia 7-6(3) 6-4, whereas Croatian Donna Vekic, ranked sixty fourth on the earth, held her nerve to down Fruhvirtova 6-2 1-6 6-3.
NHL roundup: Penguins denied OT win as Devils prevail
Dougie Hamilton scored a power-play objective 2:07 into extra time Sunday to offer the New Jersey Devils a 2-1 win towards the Pittsburgh Penguins in Newark, N.J. Marcus Pettersson appeared to internet the game-winner for the Penguins on the 1:30 mark, however referees instantly waved off the objective as a result of Pittsburgh had too many males on the ice after Pettersson leaped off the bench on a shift change earlier than a teammate exited.
Tennis-Teenager Fruhvirtova knocks again Williams comparability
Czech teenager Linda Fruhvirtova was fast to close down an try to check her and her 15-year-old sibling, Brenda, to the Williams sisters after her fairytale run on the Australian Open got here to an finish within the fourth spherical on Monday. Fruhvirtova reached the final 16 in solely her second Grand Slam primary draw look, whereas Brenda got here by means of qualifying to achieve the primary spherical, the place she misplaced to Aliaksandra Sasnovich.
Soccer-Nobody is laughing at Arsenal’s title ambitions now, says Zinchenko
Arsenal full again Oleksandr Zinchenko stated a few of his crew mates had laughed when he stated in the beginning of the season that the north London membership might win the Premier League title, however that the squad has now began to imagine it’s doable. Ukraine worldwide Zinchenko joined Arsenal from Manchester Metropolis previous to the season, bringing title-winning pedigree having gained the league 4 occasions with the reigning champions.
NBA roundup: Thunder win on Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s late shot
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 34 factors, together with a go-ahead bucket with 9.2 seconds left, and the visiting Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder beat the short-handed Denver Nuggets 101-99 on Sunday evening. Josh Giddey had 18 factors and 9 rebounds, and Kenrich Williams scored 11 factors for Oklahoma Metropolis, which ended the Nuggets’ nine-game profitable streak and 16-game dwelling profitable streak.
NFL-Hamlin receives standing ovation at Bengals-Payments playoff sport
Buffalo security Damar Hamlin obtained a standing ovation from followers on the Payments-Bengals sport on Sunday when video screens confirmed him in attendance on the contest lower than three weeks after he suffered an on-field cardiac arrest. Hamlin put his arms collectively to make a coronary heart image, held up three fingers to signify his quantity, and raised his arms to pump up the sold-out crowd on the AFC Divisional Spherical playoff sport at Buffalo’s Highmark Stadium.
Soccer-Juventus share factors with Atalanta in six-goal thriller
Juventus put apart their off-field troubles to rescue a 3-3 draw with Atalanta in Serie A on Sunday. Massimiliano Allegri’s facet had been enjoying their first match since being docked 15 factors on Friday by an Italian soccer courtroom investigating the membership’s switch dealings, leaving the previous third-placed membership marooned in mid-table.
Tennis-Shared Korda ‘tennis DNA’ serving to coach Stepanek produce early outcomes
Teaching one of many brightest younger names of the boys’s sport can include distinctive challenges, however Radek Stepanek has been helped in his partnership with Sebastian Korda as he shares the identical ‘tennis DNA’ having labored underneath the American’s father.
Stepanek, 44, reached a career-high world rating of quantity eight and twice helped the Czech Republic seize the Davis Cup earlier than entering into the position of a coach and dealing with the likes of Novak Djokovic and Grigor Dimitrov.
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