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Venus Williams downs Miami Open's top seed

Halep produced a number of unforced errors and they dogged her in the second and third sets as Konta won the final stanza 6-2. The other semi-final will be between Caroline Wozniacki and Karolina Pl...

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Real Madrid to face Bayern Munich in Champions League quarters

Real Madrid to face Bayern Munich in Champions League quarters

Regardless of all this, Zizou is not one to shy away from a challenge. We're also only in these two competitions, there's nothing else. "They're a risky side, there's a feel-good factor around the pla...

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Ross Talks On Raiders' Move To Las Vegas

The Raiders were born in Oakland and Oakland will always be part of our DNA. The question is whether the fans will feel the same way as the Coliseum authority does about having the Raiders stay an e...

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Oregon, Gonzaga, South Carolina try to brace for Final Four experience

The Final Four may contain four relatively household names in North Carolina , Oregon, South Carolina and Gonzaga, but each is surprisingly different with regards to their college hoops legacy, ped...

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Ill Kyrgios pulls out of quarterfinal clash with Federer

Nadal won 80 percent of his first-serve points and three of five break points. The Japanese number two, who had made it through to the last 16 as a lucky loser, twice served for the match in the thi...

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Brazil become first nation to book place for Russian Federation 2018

Brazil become first nation to book place for Russian Federation 2018

Also, Colombia needs to get its first win at Ecuador in 20 years. He extended Brazil's lead in the second half, scoring his 6h goal in the World Cup Qualifiers. Brazil will face Paraguay in a 2018 ...

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Texas transgender bathroom effort unswayed by North Carolina roll back

The compromise repeals House Bill 2 , arguably making good on Cooper's campaign promise to get rid of the law signed by his predecessor, Republican Gov. A transgender person can use the bathroom they...

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Cristiano Ronaldo 'happy' as Madeira Airport named in his honour

And now even an airport - in Madeira, where he was born - has been renamed in his honor, with a new bust to boot also unveiled Wednesday of the Real Madrid star. He already has a statue, a museum and ...

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Hodge apologises for Kohli comments

Kohli, who folded with the bat in all five of his innings during the series, refused to answer a follow-up question about what sealed the falling out. TV footage caught Smith fuming angrily in the dre...

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Maye beats buzzer; Tar Heels rejoice

This one turned out to be one of the great Final Five games you will ever see, a game that felt every bit like a national championship game , one that in the end reminded everybody of the last natio...

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Panthers QB Newton undergoes surgery to repair rotator cuff

Panthers QB Newton undergoes surgery to repair rotator cuff

Connor was pleased with the results of the surgery and Cam is at home resting", Panthers head athletic trainer Ryan Vermillion said. "He will begin his rehab programme on Monday". He had an MRI that t...

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Jermain Defoe on How Veganism Has Prolonged His Career

With Tottenham's Harry Kane nearly certain to be part of the 2018 World Cup squad, if England qualify, Southgate will have to decide who else will fill the other forward berths. This post was syndic...

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Liverpool could be banned from signing academy players

Liverpool could be banned from signing academy players

Liverpool could be banned from signing academy players over allegations they breached Premier League rules when tapping up a schoolboy from Stoke City. And worse, the youngster's footballing future is...

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US Wins First Ever World Baseball Classic in Blowout

US Wins First Ever World Baseball Classic in Blowout

It certainly seems that the WBC title was decided when Stroman chose to pitch for Team USA. Stroman, who was named the tournament's MVP, avenged his shakiness in the Americans' 6-5 loss to Puerto Ri...

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Ronaldo Bust Looks Like Something

Ronaldo attended the ceremony accompanied by his mother Maria Aveiro, girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez and son Cristiano Jnr. Wednesday was another historic day for Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronald...

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Germany, England battle in Podolski's send-off friendly in Dortmund

Ultimately, however, it was Podolski who honored to his country, settling the more-than-just-a-friendly clash with a 69th-minute wonder strike. England meets Lithuania on this weekend in the World...

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I have totally exceeded my expectations, says Federer post Indian Wells triumph

Where are the players in their 20's? Seeded ninth, Federer advanced to the semifinals via walkover when Nick Kyrgios withdrew. "This was not part of the plan, to win Australia and Indian Wells". Roger...

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Australia defy India bowlers to secure draw

A partnership between Australia's best batsman, Steve Smith, and arguably its most watchful, Matt Renshaw , needed to be a long one, but an all too familiar collapse appeared imminent when fired-up ...

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Oakland stadium director: No desire to host Raiders in 2019

I'm not a die-hard Raiders fan, but I do support Oakland. To be fair, there weren't many paths Davis could go down. "It's actually financially to our benefit if they didn't exercise the options an...

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Demand Hazard Hints At Chelsea Stay

Demand Hazard Hints At Chelsea Stay

Hazard withdrew from the Belgium squad for the worldwide break, having missed Chelsea's win at Stoke with a calf injury. The Blues have won all of their last five matches prior to the global break a...

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Do the Warriors really need Kevin Durant?

They were playing for the second consecutive night after losing 103-102 at Minnesota the night before. During the first quarter of last night's game, Warriors' fans probably started to get a little ...

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Brazil first into 2018 World Cup

As Brazil cruised to a 3-0 victory against Paraguay , it still needed a Peruvian win against Uruguay to clinch its qualification for the 2018 World Cup. Messi's suspension forced Argentina coac...

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Roger Federer beats Stan Wawrinka to Win 5th Indian Wells Title

He said: "No. From that side, I think it's more positive". Federer admitted later that he has been called an "a*****e" a number of times before, but it was the first time in the presence of a camera...

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Day wants to play Masters, depending on mother's prognosis

Phil has won the Shell Houston Open before and I like his chances again this week, and I have to say I've also got a sneaky feeling about his Masters chances but more on that next week! With that ki...

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Formula One: Sebastian Vettel beats Lewis Hamilton in first race of season

Formula One: Sebastian Vettel beats Lewis Hamilton in first race of season

The British driver sounded a note of caution that, as he had feared, one of the effects of the changes introduced for this season has made overtaking more hard. Vettel stalked Hamilton in the early st...

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Messi given four-match Federation Internationale de Football Association ban

And this week he got a big one when he was slapped with a four-match worldwide ban for allegedly swearing at an official as Argentina overcame Chile in a World Cup qualifier last week. Former Argen...

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James Harden: Playing in all games should matter in MVP race

Numbers weren't convincing the masses despite his historical run at a season-long triple-double that seems all but assured now. Westbrook not only leads the National Basketball Association in scoring,...

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Tom Brady's Missing Super Bowl Jersey Found In Mexico

Brady's jersey was stolen from the New England Patriots locker room within minutes of the thrilling, 34-28, win in overtime against the Atlanta Falcons in Houston. By 10:04 p.m., Ortega is off the f...

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Southgate calls out shameful England fans

Under Southgate, England experimented with a three-man defence for the first time since 2006 and England played well, despite eventually losing to the departing Podolski's long-range strike. The L...

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Jermain Defoe reveals secret to defying his years and helping England

Jermain Defoe reveals secret to defying his years and helping England

Steering home Raheem Sterling's cross with a typically predatory finish, Defoe opened the scoring in Sunday's 2-0 World Cup qualifying win over Lithuania at Wembley . "The reality is we will always l...

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India stay as number one Test side with series victory over Australia

India stay as number one Test side with series victory over Australia

The marathon home-season which had started off against NZ past year finished off with their arch-rivals Australia today clearly stating India's success. Lokesh Rahul and Ajinkya Rahane steered India t...

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Westbrook scores 57 in Thunder's National Basketball Association win

Following the game Westbrook spoke to reporters on his "magical" game, calling it a blessing. "I don't take this game for granted". This is the same player who just last week became the first player...

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United States of America dominates Puerto Rico in WBC, but Puerto Ricans still inspired

United States of America dominates Puerto Rico in WBC, but Puerto Ricans still inspired

He only needed 73 pitches to hold down Puerto Rico, which came into the game having scored a WBC-best 55 runs. San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford delivered a two-run single in the top ...

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Why the Dolphin's owner voted against the Raiders move Las Vegas

The Rams moved from St. Louis to Los Angeles in 2016, and in January the Chargers relocated from San Diego to LA. "We worked for two years", said Texans owner Bob McNair, finance committee chairman....

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Wenger wants to stay on at Arsenal

Wenger wants to stay on at Arsenal

It was Arsenal's fourth loss in five Premier League games. Wenger now appears to be under mounting pressure, and is expected to leave the club come the end of the season. "I watch the game, I do n...

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