But concerns over the fitness of the five-time losing Australian Open finalist were raised when he canceled a scheduled block of training in Miami.
The incident took place when a brood of chickens ran onto a pitch in the eastern part of the country.
This will be San Francisco quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo's first start in Seattle, after missing last year's game with a torn ACL.
Houston's James Harden, Cleveland's LeBron James and Anthony Davis of New Orleans are the finalists announced Wednesday for NBA Most Valuable Player honors.
"I know how clever he was," says Cantona. "Left, right-footed. It came in a flash. I just flicked the ball with the outside of my boot and surprised everyone. He took it in his stride and my heart soared."What a year for sport 2019 has been, with comebacks for the ages, new records and new faces. Here we look back at the athletes and teams that led the way.
Auckland Classic organizers suffered a major setback to their tournament lineup on Tuesday with US Open champion Bianca Andreescu withdrawing due to "knee issues."
"Wow, are we blessed or what?!" Anzalone wrote.
Bizarrely, it was that day's losing side, Oldham Athletic, that recorded the biggest ever Boxind Day win some 27 years after their hiding in Tranmere. The Latics beat Southport 11-0 in Division Four on December 26, 1962, which remains a record.
The January 7 ceremony will set in motion a year sure to be full of drama on and off the field with 2022 World Cup and 2021 Cup of Nations qualifiers in the mix.
Silva's former Manchester City teammate Frank Lampard has the distinction of providing the most goals for a single teammate in the Premier League.