The former world No.1's first match in the ATP Cup will be against South Africa's Kevin Anderson on Saturday.
Wolves were angry even before the VAR controversies as the Premier League Christmas scheduling meant they travelled to Anfield just 45 hours after a thrilling 3-2 win over Manchester City.
That same season Manchester City, who would go on to win the title with a record number of points, also staked their claim.
While Britain has produced more F1 champions than any other country, only triple title holder Jackie Stewart has been knighted - nearly 30 years after retirement. Stirling Moss, the nation's only other racing knight, had to wait until he was 70.
"Today, together with my team, we have made this decision as I am still not 100 per cent ready or healthy to compete at the highest level.World Cup
Liverpool and the rest of the Premier League games will only be available on Amazon Prime this year but, despite the changes to the English game over the years, there is arguably no date greater and more historic in English football.
It is their London rivals Arsenal that have the claim to be the club where assists are worth their weight in goals. When Henrikh Mkhitaryan notched a trio of assists on his Arsenal debut he became the 10th Gunners player in the Premier League era to mark the milestone.
The Vikings dropped to 10-5 on the season and clinched a wild-card spot Saturday when the Los Angeles Rams lost to the San Francisco 49ers. Minnesota will be the No.6 seed in the NFC.
More good news followed on Sunday as a groin operation on their top-scorer Robert Lewandowski went well and the Poland hot-shot is expected back for their winter training camp in Doha from January 4-10.
Veracruz decided on the radical action of standing - instead of running - about the pitch to protest over unpaid wages.
Most of the 10 teams are based in Britain, and the country's race at Silverstone is the best attended of any on the calendar, but F1's audience is mainly on pay TV.
James led the league in minutes played per game as he helped the inconsistent Cavaliers into fourth place in the Eastern Conference.
Along with the fidgety Smith, Travis Head was not out 25, desperate for runs after a lean spell. Labuschagne made 63 with Colin de Grandhomme taking 2-48.