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Kyrgios to meet Federer in semis after outlasting Zverev

It's very simple, " a testy Berdych, 31, answered. Pleased with his honesty, Kyrgios was then overheard saying "I want to see this on social media" as Zverev gave him a thumbs up. But I think I show...

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Dutch suffer shock 0-2 loss to Bulgaria

Dutch newspapers pronounced the defeat a "debacle". "We were on the right track". They hit a nadir on Friday night, losing 2-0 against Bulgaria to make it look increasingly likely that they will...

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Wozniacki beats second seed Pliskova to reach Miami final

Wozniacki, playing on Key Biscayne for the 10th time, was clearly the fresher player as the match went along on an 80-degree sunny afternoon. Wozniacki made good on her break, saving all three of th...

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TIPPING OFF: Point guard battle part of Kentucky-UCLA allure

Second-seeded Kentucky leaned on its defense on one end of the court while its own heralded freshman point guard took advantage on the other. "I want to see that through", said Alford, who has g...

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Federation Internationale de Football Association slaps ban on Messi

Argentina , weakened by the last-minute suspension of Lionel Messi , suffered a fourth defeat in their World Cup qualifying campaign as a spirited Bolivia won 2-0 in La Paz on Tuesday. In 2018 World ...

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Previewing the Shell Houston Open; The field, course and predictions

In 2008, Wagner became the first player to capitalize on the win-and-you're-in berth into the Masters. I feel really healthy, and I don't feel any issue with my health. Three players in MS will compet...

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Federer struggles past Berdych to reach Miami Open semis

She wasted three set points in the opening set, won the first three games in the second set and kept rolling. Federer, now 17-1 on the year, was again nearly-unassailable...until he wasn't, and a m...

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Netherlands vs Puerto Rico

But Machado isn't the only one who has been flashing the leather at the Classic. For Detroit Tigers fans, it was hard to cheer on one team over the other, but it was even more hard to watch the ...

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Nishikori safely through in Miami Open

That seems to already be holding true. Kyrgios is the current world No. 16. But I got a lesson in the last tournament, so this is going to be fine to get over with . It also ended Federer's streak ...

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Middleton, Maker lead Bucks to 108-105 OT win over Pistons

Bucks: Rookie G Malcolm Brogdon missed the game with a sore back. The all-star guard/forward leads the team in scoring (23.1 points per game), assists (5.3) and rebounding (8.6), and he's on the...

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Yadier Molina rips Adam Jones for saying Puerto Rico celebrated early

They had not lost a game this tournament, and they seemed to have hot bats and arms all heading into the finals. While Jones didn't do as well at the plate only batting.200, he tied Buster Posey for...

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Jahlil Okafor: Jahlil Okafor ruled out for rest of the year

Jahlil Okafor: Jahlil Okafor ruled out for rest of the year

Covington on Wednesday underwent an MRI, which revealed a slight meniscus tear. Philadelphia enters its final seven games of the season with a 28-47 record. "At this stage of the year it seems like ...

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Liverpool vs. Everton: Jurgen Klopp Talks Philippe Coutinho, More in Presser

Klopp is also confident Roberto Firmino is fit and ready to lead the line for Liverpool , having excelled in his usual false nine role but for Tite's Brazil over the break in the absence of Manch...

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Cavaliers in a 'bad spot' as Bulls complete sweep

Rubio shot 4 of 5 on 3-pointers and Andrew Wiggins scored 27 points for the Timberwolves (30-44), who have now won more games than they did last season. The Cleveland Cavaliers jumped out to a f...

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Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet enjoys hostility of a Merseyside derby

Liverpool plan to honour the memory of Ronnie Moran at the weekend. "Everyone was allowed to say his thoughts at that time and it was a really open meeting". "Might a win across the park for th...

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Kansas bounced from NCAA Tournament by Oregon

OR (23-13) put five players in double figures on its way to the first regional final in program history. It will play No. 1 seed UConn in Monday's regional final. Mason scored 21 of KU's season-low 60...

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8am Round-Up: Jason Day planning to play in Masters

Defending champion Danny Willett is at 100-to-1 odds. The rally was good enough at Sherrill Park Golf Course in Richardson to move her to the regional round at Watters Creek in Plano, where she fini...

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Liverpool ready for big push, says Milner

Liverpool ready for big push, says Milner

It was a major blow, but there's still plenty left to play for after the global break. "A lot of good football from two highly motivated sides, both wanted to win until the last seconds", he added. ...

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NCAA Tournament: Kentucky vs

NOTES: Kentucky now has won 12 consecutive games, including beating Georgia, Alabama and Arkansas. The second-seeded Wildcats will face the 10th-seeded Shockers in a game that will undoubtedly sti...

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Rory McIlroy's hopes still alive after Woodland withdraws

And so ended McIlroy's week - 17 holes on Wednesday when Kjeldsen beat him with four straight birdies, no golf on Thursday, and a meaningless match Friday. "I've been driving the ball very effectively...

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National Football League owners approve Raiders' move from Oakland to Las Vegas

It's natural that players are going to wonder about their future homes, but Del Rio's point is a valid one - if they don't play well in Oakland the next year or two, it may not matter. "It's actually ...

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Shaun Marsh, Peter Handscomb salvage draw in third Australia-India test

However, Steve Smith's spirited side coasted through the afternoon session without losing a wicket to frustrate India and secure a draw. However, the game was called off before the final over was bo...

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Roger Federer Reaches Miami Open Semifinals after Beating Tomas Berdych

A powerful forehand victor down the line earned Kyrgios the first break point of the match which he failed to convert. Zverev fought off three match points in the second-set tiebreaker, and won ...

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England man Eric Dier: Age is just a number, we need trophies

Such sides have always been considered minnows, and England a big fish in world football, but Iceland's stunning run last summer has indicated the gap is closing. Dier played in that game and has be...

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Kentucky vs. Wichita State - 3/19/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

The Shockers defeated Dayton 64-58 for their 31st win Friday. "(The NKU guys) understand the environment they're walking into". The game is scheduled for a 2:40 p.m. "The season was a little rough at ...

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Warriors win over Spurs was biggest of season

The Warriors - who could ultimately end up facing San Antonio for a place in the National Basketball Association finals when the playoffs get under way - looked to be in deep trouble as the Spurs ra...

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Without Lionel Messi, Argentina's World Cup hopes suffer a major blow

Hours after Captain Lionel Messi's four-match ban, Argentina was out of the automatic qualification places for the World Cup. And minus their star man, Argentina lost 2-0 to Bolivia on Tuesday -...

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South Carolina women advance to title game with win over Stanford

SC guard Allisha Gray (10) lands on Stanford guard Brittany McPhee (12) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against the Stanford in the semifinals of the women's Final Four ...

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Stan Wawrinka teases Roger Federer after Indian Wells tennis final

It sees him move up to six in the world, putting him well ahead of schedule having targeted a return to the top eight by Wimbledon in July. Advancing to a semifinals match against Kei Nishikori, th...

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Nadal outclasses Sock in Miami

Federer also talked about his chances after his fourth round win. Next up for Fognini, unseeded in the tournament and ranked 40th in the world, will be a semifinal match against the victor of a ...

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'We must fight' hard-line conservative Freedom Caucus in 2018 midterm elections

Meadows and other members of the Freedom Caucus have been under intense scrutiny since last week when Republican leadership was forced to pull its health care bill from the floor because they were s...

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Three Lions manager Gareth Southgate refuses to sell England duty to anyone

It took 34-year-old Sunderland striker Defoe to inject some spark, first latching on to Adam Lallana's clever reverse pass to force a fine save from Setkus and then firing England ahead with his 2...

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Final Four pits ultimate Nike powerhouses against each other

North Carolina returns 7 key contributors from a team that was.1 seconds away from going to overtime in the National Championship Game last season. Bell plays for the Oregon Ducks who were given li...

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India beat Aussies in Dharamsala, reclaim Border-Gavaskar Trophy

India beat Aussies in Dharamsala, reclaim Border-Gavaskar Trophy

India went on to thrash Australia by eight wickets at a venue where the visitors were considered favourites to go and clinch the series but the hosts proved too powerful to let this one slip, finishin...

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Shell Houston Open power rankings

When it comes to preparing for the biggest event of the year, even the top players in the world admit it's an inexact science. Here are my power rankings for the week. In fact, only six of the last ...

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