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Federer beats Nadal to win Miami Open for third time

Federer beats Nadal to win Miami Open for third time

In another final between two of the greats of the game, Federer clinched the Miami Open crown, topping Rafael Nadal in straight sets. It must feel pretty good to be world No. While Federer bypasses ...

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North Carolina faces Gonzaga in NCAA basketball championship

As a team, the Tar Heels posted their second-worst shooting first half of the season at 30.6 percent; the loser was their blowout loss at Miami in February. "You still have to officiate the game and I...

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Don't mistake HB2 "repeal" for progress

The NCAA had imposed a mid-day Thursday deadline for a satisfactory resolution to HB2 or the organization would not award North Carolina any events through 2022. "Once again, the North Carolina Genera...

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Pep Guardiola optimistic Gabriel Jesus will return before season ends

Pep Guardiola optimistic Gabriel Jesus will return before season ends

He lauded the influence of Arsene Wenger and described Arsenal as a "top team", especially highlighting the quality of Chilean winger Alexis Sanchez, who has recently been linked a lot with City. City...

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AB injured, Watson to captain RCB

AB injured, Watson to captain RCB

The Royal Challengers, meanwhile, have named allrounder Shane Watson as their stand-in skipper. This is not the first time Watson has been handed the reins to a Twenty20 team. "His absence will ...

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Federer saves match points to beat Berdych in Miami

A straight sets win looked on the cards, but Zverev raised his game and saved three match points in the second-set tiebreak, only for the Australian to bounce back strongly to take the decider. Nada...

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Dad will still be my coach: Nathan Cleary

Dad will still be my coach: Nathan Cleary

In his first task as the coach of the Tigers, Cleary met with the team at Cabarita swimming pool on Monday morning to mark the beginning of a new chapter at the club. "Throughout this process Ivan was...

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Robbie Lawler Set To Return At UFC 213 Against Donald

Robbie Lawler Set To Return At UFC 213 Against Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone

The welterweight bout between Lawler and Cerrone becomes first official match booked for UFC 213 in July. Lawler has not fought since, while Cerrone has gone 1-1 in two appearances. The former champ b...

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Could Rafael Dos Anjos Be Another Lightweight-to-Welterweight Success Story?

Could Rafael Dos Anjos Be Another Lightweight-to-Welterweight Success Story?

Dos Anjos (25-9) is abandoning his post at 155 pounds after coming up short in back-to-back losses to Eddie Alvarez and Tony Ferguson , with the former costing the Brazilian his division crown. The...

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Rockies win in debuts of Black, Holland, beat Brewers 7-5

Rockies win in debuts of Black, Holland, beat Brewers 7-5

Junior Guerra pitched in Mexico and Italy before finding success with the Milwaukee Brewers. "It's a big blow, for sure". It's not going to be 25 guys, it's not going to be five starters, it's not go...

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Where Will Raiders Play After 2018 Season?

Ivan Davis stared stone-faced at the television as the news came down that the Oakland Raiders would be moving to Las Vegas and was asked if he was a fan of the team. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell ...

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Sakshi Malik ties knot with wrestler Satyawart Kardian

Sakshi Malik ties knot with wrestler Satyawart Kardian

Sakshi was the first Indian woman wrestler to win an Olympic medal. The two got engaged back in October past year, two months after Sakshi's successful outing at the Olympics. Sehwag even apologised f...

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Dustin Johnson defeats Jon Rahm to win WGC Match Play

Johnson never went beyond the 16th hole until Sunday, when he had to hold on to beat Hideto Tanihara in the semifinals and Rahm in the championship match. "It was a lot longer match than I would have ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo incorporates an global airport into his brand

Cristiano Ronaldo incorporates an global airport into his brand

Not everyone on Madeira agrees with the decision to rename the airport after Ronaldo, but his national-hero status was confirmed a year ago when he led Portugal to victory in the European Championship...

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NCAA Tournament 2017: Three reasons No. 11 Xavier upset No. 2 Arizona

Trevon Bluiett scored 25 points, Sean O'Mara scored inside with 40 seconds left and No. 11 seed Xavier upset No. 2 Arizona 73-71 in the West Region on Thursday night. "But just staying the course a...

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Can Jermain Defoe sneak into Gareth Southgate's World Cup squad?

Fast forward to Sunday and it was no wonder Defoe wore a smile as wide as the famous Wembley arch when he marked his first England appearance since 2013 with his first global goal in over four y...

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Paulinho stunned by hat-trick performance for Brazil

Paulinho stunned by hat-trick performance for Brazil

Brazil are now on top of the CONMEBOL standings with a four point cushion over second-place Uruguay. The 23-year-old did not train with Argentina's squad in Buenos Aires on Tuesday as he struggles ...

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Sebastian Vettel wins first 2017 Australian F1 GP

Sebastian Vettel wins first 2017 Australian F1 GP

The first race of 2017, while somewhat lacking in overtaking, did prove there is not much separating Mercedes and Ferrari and Hamilton is relishing the opportunity to go head-to-head with Vettel all s...

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Oregon upsets Maryland in women's NCAA Tournament

Kansas would get the lead down to six with under three minutes left, but that was it. Lexi Bando finished with 10 points. Maryland continued working the ball on the inside, doubling the Ducks in poin...

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Hayward helps Jazz knock off Kings 112-82

Hayward helps Jazz knock off Kings 112-82

Pat Riley's luck in free agency has run out in recent seasons, but there's growing speculation he could target Utah Jazz swingman Gordon Hayward this summer. For the two periods listed above, the J...

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Podolski hits Germany victor against England to sign off in style

He proved he is prepared to extend his net beyond the established order with the selection of Burnley's Keane, who did so well in testing circumstances, and West Bromwich Albion's Jake Livermore, who ...

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USA Hockey executive board meets, but boycott by women's team still looms

Hockey, Dave Ogrean , the Senators acknowledged and agreed with the women's team concerns about inequitable treatment. Former Beaver Stephanie Anderson, a member of Team USA's player pool, as well ...

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Sung Kang takes control as several big names suffer Houston problem

Wow. Yeah, then I guess it's definitely the best". Kang heard the cheering and clapping from the preceding group following the popular Fowler, who delighted his overflowing gallery by picking up eig...

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Are the Warriors back to being the team to beat?

Are the Warriors back to being the team to beat?

The Warriors wanted to show everybody that they're better than the Spurs-better even without Kevin Durant, better even on the back-end of a back-to-back, better even when they start the game by giving...

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Schumer's Gorsuch Filibuster: The Folly of 'Shooting an Elephant'

In the recording obtained by the paper, McCaskill says she's comfortable voting against Gorsuch, "but I'm very uncomfortable being part of a strategy that's going to open up the Supreme Court to a c...

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Cowboys set to release veteran quarterback Romo on Thursday

Cowboys set to release veteran quarterback Romo on Thursday

The Cowboys' release of Romo comes with one condition, according to reports: The quarterback can't consider Dallas' NFC East rivals - the New York Giants , Philadelphia Eagles and Washingto...

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Federer survives Berdych threat in Miami

Federer survives Berdych threat in Miami

The Swiss saved his second match point with an unplayable first serve and set up his own match point with an ace down the middle. I'm happy we get this match after being robbed of it a couple ...

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Ferrari, Vettel opt for winning strategy at Australian Grand Prix

Ferrari, Vettel opt for winning strategy at Australian Grand Prix

Mercedes headed into the Albert Park season opener having won 51 of the last 59 races. "We say this from the outside but if you're not part of the team it's hard to realize but what this team has ...

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Woods is out but plenty of stars at Masters

Woods is out but plenty of stars at Masters

Rahm said he hoped to play a practice round with Olazabal on Wednesday to pick his brain about any tips he might have about playing the course. Masters stars pushed Monday for banning television rev...

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Mickelson cruises into last 16

Given another chance, Kevin Na advanced to the weekend at the Match Play. So sit back and enjoy while we bring you the latest scores, news and highlights from Austin Country Club. Jordan Spieth stay...

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Radulov scores in OT, Canadiens beat Lightning 2-1

Radulov scores in OT, Canadiens beat Lightning 2-1

Alexander Radulov scored the overtime victor with a one-timer from the right circle 51 seconds into the extra period to give Montreal a 2-1 victory over Tampa Bay on Saturday at Amalie Arena. Kuchero...

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Oakland fans: Raiders 'lost them forever' with Vegas vote

Following the vote, Raiders' owner Mark Davis issued a statement saying he was looking forward to " the opportunity to build a world-class stadium in the entertainment capital of the world ". Ain'...

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Free Cone Day: How to get yours from Ben & Jerry's

Free Cone Day: How to get yours from Ben & Jerry's

Fans of the icy treat are in luck, because there are not one, but two free ice cream cone days this upcoming week. Not sure. But if you're desperate to get your free cone fix, you'd better be prep...

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USA Hockey Strikes Deal With Women's National Team, Avoiding Boycott

USA Hockey Strikes Deal With Women's National Team, Avoiding Boycott

Women's National Team and USA Hockey on reaching an agreement that will allow the world championship tournament to be a best-on-best showcase", Davidson said. (Over the same time frame, the men won ...

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Outrage after belated penalty prompted by TV viewer email denies Thompson title

The 22-year-old regrouped superbly to birdie the 13th and also birdied the 18th to force a play-off with Korea's So Yeon Ryu , who won the title on the first extra hole. Open despite playing the last...

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