Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata wants the club to finish 2014 by winning their final two games.
Manchester City playmaker David Silva insists the pressure is all on Chelsea in the Premier League title race.
Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew admits losing a fourth successive derby clash against local rivals Sunderland is "a tag that is going to stick" with him.
Felipe Massa believes Fernando Alonso has left Ferrari at the right time.
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Sami Hyypia has resigned as Brighton manager.
Rangers have named Kenny McDowall as their manager until the end of the season after putting Ally McCoist on gardening leave.
Petra Kvitova is older and wiser than when she won her first Slam title at Wimbledon in 2011, and with a second under her belt, can she add to her tally starting in Melbourne?
Rafael Nadal has declared himself fit for the 2015 Australian Open.
Simona Halep reached her first Grand Slam final in 2014, but can the world No. 3 take that next step when the new season begins?
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is in a race to be fit for the 2015 Australian Open after he pulled out of the Hopman Cup with an arm injury.
NBA commissioner Adam Silver is not convinced that certain teams are deliberately losing their games to get a high pick in future drafts.
Former NBA player Carl Herrera has been shot by alleged robbers in Venezuela.
The Houston Rockets have acquired Corey Brewer after completing a three-team trade with the Minnesota Timberwolves and Philadelphia 76ers.
Los Angeles Clippers vs. Milwaukee Bucks takes place tonight in the NBA.
Daniel Ricciardo is excited by the prospect of being Red Bull's leading driver in 2015.
Esteban Gutierrez has signed with Ferrari to be their test and reserve driver for 2015.
Fernando Alonso expects it to take time before he can enjoy success with McLaren.
Alastair Cook has been replaced as England's one-day captain, with Eoin Morgan taking over following a selection meeting at Trent Bridge on Friday.
South Africa vs. West Indies starts on Wednesday in the first Test.
Australia vs. India starts on Wednesday in the second Test.
Sri Lanka vs. England takes place on Tuesday in the seventh one-day international.
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