Some may point to the Cowboys dismantling of the Pack earlier in the season. "Cowboys fans expect to win, and this team has the best chance at a long run of any team since Moose [Daryl Johnston] was blocking for Emmitt [Smith]", Lawrence said.
Don't pretend you're not excited. "It's a blow to the franchise, the team, the players, the coaches". Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has a passer rating of 95.4 this year. Texans fans surely can not. Cook will be the third starting quarterback in three weeks, after MVP candidate Carr broke his leg against the Colts on December 24.
Earlier on the same court, sister Venus, the No.2 seed and 2015 champion, had won her rain-interrupted first-round match against New Zealand wildcard Jade Lewis. It wasn't just the players having trouble with the wind. Serena Williams said her performance on Wednesday was obscene as she crashed to defeat and jolted her preparations for the Australian Open.
Serena Williams and her preparations for the upcoming Australian Open were dealt a blow after the world number two suffered a defeat to Madison Brengle in the second round of the ASB Classic. If anything, hopefully the match will help boost Brengle's confidence. "I've never returned like that in my life", Serena Williams said. "It's something I feel like I'm dealing with better over the last few months, and I hope to be able to deal with it better this year", she said.
No reason was given for Dhoni's sudden decision but calls have been mounting from several quarters to hand the captaincy in all formats to Virat Kohli, who has been enjoying a stupendous run, both as captain and as a batsman. The next most by a wicketkeeper in each of the formats is 23 each by Mushfiqur in Tests and T20Is, and 46 by Andy Flower in ODIs . 331 matches by him is 110 more than the next placed Mohammad Azharuddin.
I won titles at wonderful clubs with long histories. City look good value for a Champions League qualifying place, leaving no cause for alarm - but there are few signs either of them pushing pace-setters Chelsea for the title. Asked for his thoughts, Guardiola added: "Ask the referee, not me". "For the people who believe Pep comes here and City's going to win. No". "That is not something you can switch on or off", he stressed.