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Djokovic advances to semis after another shortened match

Open, so getting all of these free passes hasn't been a bad thing. Djokovic led Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-3, 6-2 when the French ninth seed retired because of a left knee injury. "I just felt so good (and) it was going to be even better because it was going to be indoors". The Dane won the first 10 games of her match, and it looked like we were headed for a. Read More »

Replay: Updates, stats from Tuesday night's Royals-Twins game

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Danny Duffy struck out 10 batters without a walk over six innings, but the bullpen cost Kansas City an opportunity to creep forward in the AL wild-card race. Brian Dozier hit his 39th home run of the season for the Twins, moving him into a tie with Rogers Hornsby (twice) and Alfonso Soriano for fourth-most home runs by a second baseman in a season. Read More »

Eagles Trade Eric Rowe to Patriots for Draft Pick

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Gone are Ed Reynolds (fifth round, now on the practice squad of the Cleveland Browns) and defensive lineman Taylor Hart (fifth, now on the 49ers' 53-man roster). I don't know. We'll have to wait until we get him here. What the Eagles wanted from their corners also changed. Kline (6-foot-3, 300 pounds) is a four-year veteran who entered the National Football League as an undrafted free agent out of Kent State in 2013. Read More »

Batang Gilas' Gian Mamuyac blocks Steph Curry's 3-pointer

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While getting rejected by a sub-six-foot-tall 17-year-old may be-I don't know-humbling, Mamuyac is no ordinary prep, and is instead a student at Ateneo High School , a prestigious basketball academy in the Philippines. "Everybody's happy. I made a shot, he got a block", Curry said. Touring Asia for his Under Armour Asia Tour, Curry was playing in an exhibition game during the final leg of the tour in Taipei, Taiwan. Read More »

Mourinho convinced me to join Man United: Ibrahimovic

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The France global is highly regarded at the Bernabeu but the Red Devils, managed by former Madrid boss Jose Mourinho, were an option in the recent transfer window. Zlatan said, "I was close to moving to the Premier League twice - once with Arsenal and then Manchester City. But from the moment when Madrid and I are in sync on my project, there is no questions to ask yourself", Varane told Canal +. Read More »

Kyrgios stops with injury at US Open; Marchenko into 4th Rd

His decision prompted criticism from ESPN commentator McEnroe, who said: " Nick Kyrgios , if you don't want to be a professional tennis player, do something else". There was no sign of any trouble early as Kyrgios broke Marchenko on the Ukranian's first service game. He made no mistake as Kyrgios's movement began to diminish. Read More »

Knight Lifts Texas A&M Over No. 16 UCLA In OT

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This game features two possible No. 1 overall draft picks in 2017 and 2018 respectively in Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett and UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen. 4 Consecutive victories for UCLA in games against SEC opponents. TAMU took over on their 15 yard line with one minute 15 seconds left. Two Texas A&M players are from California. Read More »

Rain stops play in second Twenty20 global between West Indies and India

It was clear that the Indians came out with a bowling plan when captain Dhoni and vice-captain Kohli were in constant discussion with their bowlers. Only last month, Lewis played two games at the venue for St Kitts and Nevis Patriots during the Caribbean Premier League - scoring 79 in one of the outings - and said this familiarity had helped during his innings. Read More »

Gareth Bale not concerned with Paul Pogba's price tag

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Since arriving in Spain, the 27-year-old, who is now on global duty with Wales, has won two Champions League titles, the Copa del Rey, the Club World Cup and the UEFA Super Cup. Ian Rush is confident Gareth Bale will break his Wales goal-scoring record during the 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign. "It would be awesome to get there", said Bale. Read More »

Transfer gossip ahead of tonight's deadline

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Paul Merson is not convinced but Tottenham Hotspur signing Moussa Sissoko. The 27-year-old midfielder has signed a deal which will keep him at White Hart Lane until at least 2021. That led Everton boss Ronald Koeman believing the deal was all but done, and various reports have emerged suggesting that a private jets and the contracts were all ready and waiting for Sissoko in Liverpool. Read More »

Penn State To Honor Joe Paterno Before Temple Game

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This commemoration will take place before and throughout Penn State's game against Temple. Penn State will honor former head football coach Joe Paterno before their game against Temple University of September 17, according to a new promotional schedule released by the university's athletic department on Thursday. Read More »

When does the emergency loan window open after transfer deadline day finishes?

Promoted Burnley broke their record for the second time in this window by signing Ireland worldwide Jeff Hendrick from Derby County for a reported fee of 10.5 million pounds. The Senegalese forward became the fifth player to join Liverpool from the south coast club in the last two years. Luiz, who helped Chelsea to win the Champions League, Europa League and FA Cup in his first spell, drove through the move himself, according to Sky sources. Read More »

Massa announces he will retire with dedication to Schumacher

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Massa survived a life-threatening accident at the Hungarian Grand Prix the following year when he was hit in the head by a spring from Rubens Barrichello's Brawn, fracturing his skull. In fact, the German driver's retirement that year paved way for Massa to continue driving for Ferrari in the following seasons, after being signed on for just one year. Read More »

Steelers claim QB Zach Mettenberger off waivers from Chargers

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Mettenberger spent his first two years with the Titans after the team drafted him in the sixth round in 2014. Zach Mettenberger has a new team. In two seasons with the Titans, Mettenberger starred in 14 regular season games for the Titans, where he started 10 games. Read More »

Hull swoop for Man Utd starlet Weir

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Weir, who captained United's Under-21s side last season, has agreed a three-year deal. 'The key thing for me is that I can be a regular part of the first-team squad here and I hope I can help as the club continues to move forward. Manchester United have confirmed on their official website that striker Will Keane has left the club to join Hull City on a permanent basis. "Looking forward to taking on the next challenges head on with the club and hopefully we can progress and succeed ... Read More »

Aguero charged by FA for alleged violent conduct

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Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has been charged with violent conduct by the Football Association for elbowing West Ham's All Whites skipper Winston Reid . But the player also has injury concerns having withdrawn from Argentina's upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Uruguay and Venezuela with a calf problem. Read More »

Rooney confirms retirement after World Cup

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Fifteen years is a lot. "Having worldwide experience in the under-21s will prove invaluable for us further down the line", the former West Ham, Bolton Wanderers and Sunderland manager added. "We haven't spoken about that, in the next few days we'll speak about it more , whether it's as a midfielder or attacker". I find the fact that I could be sat in Russian Federation trying to win the World Cup for the first time since 1966 such a great challenge for me. Read More »

Lightning struck more than 300 wild reindeer in Norway

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The Norwegian Environment Agency said a total of 323 animal were killed in the lightning storm on Friday. He said reindeer tend to remain quite close to each other in bad weather, that could describe how many were killed simultaneously. "We sent up a team of eight people to take samples to be sent to the Norwegian Veterinary Institute for research". It's unclear if they were killed by a single lightning bolt or by multiple strikes. Read More »

Eric Berry To Sign Franchise Tender, Report To Chiefs On Sunday

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His on-the-field efforts landed him spots on the 2015 PFWA All-NFL and All-AFC teams in addition to being named Comeback Player of the Year. "He's in great shape", said Chiefs head coach Andy Reid. Under collective bargaining rules, because Berry wasn't signed long term, he was not fined for not attending training camp. Apparently, Berry has stayed away from any team activity so far in an attempt to make a statement to the front office about his dissatisfaction at the failure to reach a ... Read More »

Sanchez inspires Arsenal to 3-1 win at Watford

Arsene Wenger's charges were awarded a penalty after eight minutes when Nordin Amrabat fouled Alexis Sanchez in the box. Hornets boss Walter Mazzarri has bought three new recruits this week, with Younes Kaboul making his debut in the heart of defence and Roberto Pereyra and Daryl Janmaat making the bench. Read More »

Magnussen limps away from nasty F1 crash

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He tweeted: "Thanks for all your messages folks!" Magnussen managed to walk away from the accident but was taken to hospital for precautionary checks and to treat a small cut on his ankle. "He is fully conscious and responsive", said a Renault statement. The race was red-flagged while Magnussen was taken to hospital in nearby Verviers. Read More »

Olympic women's golf: Park has two-shot lead

She hasn't played as well as she would've liked this year on the LPGA, but this was a time to relax and take in the experience that is the Olympics. "I think golf is going to get more popular after a lot of people watched golf today", she added. Read More »

U.S. Women Are the Biggest Winners at the 2016 Olympics

Athletes who competed in the games entered Maracana Stadium, wearing rain ponchos to protect them from the inclement weather and holding their cell phones aloft to capture the colorful scene. It's such an wonderful group to be a part of and I think about all the images of successful women reaching young girls back at home - those are the things that last. Read More »

Colin Kaepernick is the best fit for Chip Kelly's offense

Kaepernick , Kelly said, is "fine", and when asked the plan going forward after the throwing session in Denver, the 49ers coach said it was "to throw some more". "Part of being a good player on the offensive side of the ball is you've got to be able to secure the football, and that's all taken in to effect as we put this team together". Read More »

Ryan Lochte scheduled to make upcoming appearance at Wizard World Comic Con

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The announcement came on the same day Lochte was reportedly charged by Brazilian police over the false robbery claim. It is also being sent to the International Olympic Committee. But the police say he made up the story and officers produced video evidence that the group were actually challenged by security guards after they had vandalised a petrol station toilet. Read More »

Trevor Siemian named Broncos' starter for Week 3

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The positional contest everyone in Denver wants to talk about is who will be the team's starting quarterback. PO: There is not a clear cut answer as of right now. At worst, it marginally harms the development of Siemian , who is also young and deserving of first-string reps. What would the Broncos have to do to ensure this doesn't happen, and how does the rest of the division pan out? Wide receiver Jordan Taylor had two impressive receptions in the first half. Read More »

Walsh Jennings, Ross rally for beach volleyball bronze vs

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After going 26-0 in Olympic beach volleyball matches for her career and collecting three gold medals, Kerri Walsh Jennings, along playing partner April Ross, lost to Brazilian pair Agatha Bednarczuk and Barbara Seixas on Wednesday in the Rio semifinals. Read More »

USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo wants other countries to step up

Team USA brought home a third straight gold medal Sunday. In winning the last gold medal of the Games, Team USA finalizes its dominance of the Rio Olympics, sitting atop the medal table with 46 gold medals and 121 overall, more than fifty more than the next closest country, China, who earned seventy medals. Read More »

Sabathia, Ellsbury lift Yanks past Mariners 5-1

Walker seemed in control until the fifth inning, when the Yankees scored two quick ones on a home run from Jacoby Ellsbury , who showed some rare pop with his sixth home run of the season, giving the Yankees a 3-1 lead. Tanaka is 4-0 with a 2.40 ERA and 33 strikeouts in his career against the Mariners. Walker had allowed only the one hit before Torreyes opened the fifth with a near-identical double to left. Read More »

Walsh Jennings, Ross rebound to win beach volleyball bronze

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Brazil's Agatha Bednarczuk and Barbara Seixas de Freitas beat Americans Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross in two sets, 22-20, 21-18 on Tuesday to advance to gold medal match in women's beach volleyball. Thanks for joining us here - we'll be back with live commentary of the gold medal match which starts at 23.59. "But we never got our space". "It still hasn't sunk in what we've done, beating a player who has never lost at the Olympics", said Bednarczuk, who won the World Championship ... Read More »

Cisse's last-second kick delivers gold for Ivory Coast

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After trailing the British fighter by four points to six until the waning instants of the match, Cisse scored another four points, the most available in a single manoeuvre, with a spectacular reverse turning kick to Muhammad's head. Moldova has so far won one medal in Rio, a bronze in the men's canoeing . The women's under 67kg final is between France's Haby Niare and Korean Oh Hy-eri. Read More »

Is Dana White going to make us wait for McGregor-Diaz rematch?

McGregor definitely had a better game plan this fight, and he managed his energy and gas much better. "I hit him one or two [punches] back to the body and that sort of swayed it in my favor, but it was a hell of fight". McGregor and Diaz both alluded to it, and McGregor didn't mention defending his featherweight title nor did he mention Floyd Mayweather Jr or anything like that. Read More »

Fabregas changes the game for Chelsea against Watford

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Michy Batshuayi of Chelsea celebratse scoring their first goal during the Premier League match between Watford and Chelsea at Vicarage Road on August 20, 2016 in Watford, England. Conte is considering whether to field Costa and Batshuayi from the start in the future. "Diego is working very hard like the other players". Notably, the one player who was obviously on the same wavelength, even before Conte himself, was Diego Costa, who followed Batshuayi's shot into the net to grab the ball ... Read More »

Alabama keeps rolling: Tide is No. 1 in AP preseason Top 25

Michigan State (5), Clemson (12) and Oklahoma (19) joined eventual national champion Alabama (3). Oklahoma begins the season September 3 in Houston and hosts Ohio State on September 17. 1. The previous high was No. 4 in 1984 and 1988. Washington State also received votes in the poll, following Utah . The SEC led all conferences with six teams in the top 25, followed by the Pac 12 with five. Read More »