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Kyle Edmund holds nerve to knock Novak Djokovic out of Madrid Open

Kyle Edmund holds nerve to knock Novak Djokovic out of Madrid Open

Novak Djokovic certainly didn't waste time when he sailed into the professional waters, winning his first Futures title at the age of 16, the first Challenger just a day after turning 17 and the first ATP title back in Amersfoort in 2006. Edmund held on to his advantage and closed out the opening set with his third break, as Djokovic struggled. Djokovic has won 12 major titles but a year ago failed to reach a final at a Grand Slam tournament for the first time since 2009. Read More

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Putin to Discuss Russia World Cup Preparations

Putin to Discuss Russia World Cup Preparations

Infantino suggested that similar intercontinental mini-tournaments to the Final 8 could also be organised for the top teams in the lower divisions. 'It was made clear to both delegations that these presentations would be taken to SAFA NEC who will give the mandate to the delegates going to the FIFA Congress in Moscow in June on which bid to support. Read More

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Real Madrid's Zidane elaborates on Ronaldo ankle injury

Real Madrid's Zidane elaborates on Ronaldo ankle injury

They will all feature in the Champions League final. "I believe that the Argentinian national team without Lionel Messi wouldn't be a contender", the 55-year-old Portuguese added."But with him, they are one of the favourites". They are now six points adrift of the top six and are likely to have to win all three of their remaining fixtures if they are to muscle themselves into the pack chasing the pace-setters. Read More

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Arsenal Confirmed Lineup vs Burnley: Mkhitaryan, Aubameyang start Wenger's final home game

Arsenal Confirmed Lineup vs Burnley: Mkhitaryan, Aubameyang start Wenger's final home game

Wenger announced last month that he will leave Arsenal at the end of the season. "Thank you for having me for such a long time ", Wenger said in an address to fans. Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke was among those in attendance for the celebratory occasion, which showed glimpses of the free-flowing, attractive football of Wenger sides of old, with a host of club greats, including Emmanuel Petit, Bob Wilson and Martin Keown, joining him. Read More

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Jason Day leads Wells Fargo after third-round 67

Jason Day leads Wells Fargo after third-round 67

Day had five birdies over the last 10 holes and he made a dramatic par on the 18th. "The biggest thing is contact", he said . His other bogey was on No. I would take one of those tournaments right now if you gave them to me. So I've got to get up every morning and do everything I possibly can to get back to that ultimate goal of getting back to No. Read More

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Atlanta Braves Call Up Mike Soroka To Start Against New York Mets

Atlanta Braves Call Up Mike Soroka To Start Against New York Mets

DeGrom left Citi Field during the game to receive an MRI on his elbow; the results are expected on Thursday. DeGrom underwent Tommy John surgery in 2011 and an ulnar nerve repositioning surgery in 2016. He only lasted three innings and 43 total pitches , giving up three earned runs on two hits. Get prep sports breaking news alerts from the Gwinnett Daily Post staff delivered to your email. Read More

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Ferguson: Justin Thomas trying to make his bad golf better

Ferguson: Justin Thomas trying to make his bad golf better

He finished 16 shots back, his widest distance from the lead in 19 appearances at the Masters. Peterson had a two-shot lead over five players, from Quail Hollow member Johnson Wagner to PGA Tour rookie Keith Mitchell. Now I'm just trying to get a little better". This is the story of a PGA Tour player who really needs a win ... while actually not needing one at all. Read More

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Conte keen for Cahill to play ahead of World Cup

Conte keen for Cahill to play ahead of World Cup

They're now five points behind fourth-placed Tottenham Hotspur with four matches to play and their underwhelming form has prompted speculation about Conte's future. I think we are talking about an important player for the national team. "To play and then to have the chance to go and play in the World Cup ". It's been a hard season for the likeable defender for he reportedly had a falling out with Conte as Chelsea made a disastrous start to their title defence and a subsequent knee injury ... Read More

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Matches to Make After Bellator 198

Matches to Make After Bellator 198

Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix First-Round Match: Fedor Emelianenko def . The Saturday fight came a few days after Emelianenko was questioned by the Federal Bureau of Investigation over what The Telegraph reported was the Russian MMA fighter's collaboration with Affliction Entertainment. Read More

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Dwyane Wade says National Basketball Association future to be decided during offseason

Dwyane Wade says National Basketball Association future to be decided during offseason

Looking back at a few highlights for Wade with the Heat this season , there are a couple games that jump out. The reporter explained that all of the hypothetical trades he presented made little sense as it would be "nearly impossible" to deal Whiteside not only because of his attitude, but also because of his very big contract that still has more than $50 million left in the next two seasons . Read More

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Arsenal manager Wenger hopes for peaceful exit against Jose Mourinho

Arsenal manager Wenger hopes for peaceful exit against Jose Mourinho

Maintaining an unbeaten personal record against Wenger's Arsenal in the league until last May, it was his arrival and Abramovich's riches that heralded a change the Frenchman struggled to keep the pace with. 'We've been great in the last game with the team performance and against the top teams you always have to produce that'. Former Liverpool FC star Owen is backing Manchester United to heap more misery on Arsenal in their Premier League meeting at The Emirates on Sunday. Read More

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Anthony Davis' 47 points, Pelicans sweep Trail Blazers out of playoffs

Anthony Davis' 47 points, Pelicans sweep Trail Blazers out of playoffs

For his part Davis said he was trying to build a legacy in New Orleans , and he said he would so glad to see the crowd into it. This was not the way it was supposed to end for the Portland Trail Blazers . Nikola Mirotic scored 30 points for the Pelicans in Thursday Night's 119-102 win in Game 3 against the Trail Blazers . Dwyane Wade led all scorers with 25 points off the bench for the Heat, who led by 12 points in the second half before letting the game slip away. Read More

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Stunning Scenes As Napoli Blow Serie A Title Race Wide Open

Stunning Scenes As Napoli Blow Serie A Title Race Wide Open

The match was a nail-biter, with Napoli nearly notching an early goal when winger Lorenzo Insigne fired a shot that went wide. Juventus lost Giorgio Chiellini to injury and his absence could be crucial over the next four games. We are still in the lead of Serie A, we have two games at home and two away, but the decisive one will be in Milan. "There are still some games to go, but we want to win them all and then we'll see". Read More

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Russell Westbrook sends explosive message to Ricky Rubio after Jazz loss

Russell Westbrook sends explosive message to Ricky Rubio after Jazz loss

I have huge respect for him". As the Jazz trailed 47-43 in the second quarter, Rubio was the catalyst for their impressive 25-8 run, scoring 10 straight points to give his team a 53-49 lead. His achievement was heightened by the fact it came against the triple-double king, Westbrook. The 21-year-old had the first playoff triple-double by a rookie in almost 40 years as the 76ers outlasted the Miami Heat 106-102 to move within one victory of the second round. Read More

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National Football League schedule to be released Thursday night

National Football League schedule to be released Thursday night

For the third straight year, the National Football League will stage a game in Mexico City: the Los Angeles Rams will host Kansas City in a Week 11 Monday night game on 19 November at 8.15pm ET. The NFL has started announcing some of its 2018 regular season schedule. The 2018 NFL schedule will be released on NFL Network and NFL.com Thursday, April 19 at 5:00 PM PT. Read More

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Arrest Made After Binghamton Stabbing, the Second Student Death in 5 Weeks

Arrest Made After Binghamton Stabbing, the Second Student Death in 5 Weeks

Roqueis accused of fatally stabbing 19-year-old freshman engineering student Joao Souza at about 10:30 p.m. Sunday inside Windham Hall residence hall, police and university officials said. Classes will resume on Tuesday. "I'm absolutely sure we'll do that again". Souza had previously attended high school in NY and was a native of Brazil, where family was notified, according to the university. Read More

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Rockers Bon Jovi to head 2018 Rock Hall class

Rockers Bon Jovi to head 2018 Rock Hall class

With a string of quickly memorable hits such as "Livin' on a Prayer" and "Wanted Dead or Alive", Bon Jovi became kings in the 1980s, packing arenas on their exhaustive tours full of pyrotechnics. Shock jock Howard Stern did the honors for Bon Jovi . The evening was opened by the Killers , who marked the 2017 passing of Tom Petty with a version of his early favourite with the Heartbreakers, "American Girl.' The passing of Chris Cantrell was acknowledged with a take on Soundgarden's ... Read More

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Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool aim to avoid European hangover against Bournemouth

Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool aim to avoid European hangover against Bournemouth

Salah has five matches remaining this term - starting with Saturday's home game against Bournemouth - and is confident of overtaking Suarez, Ronaldo and the Premier League's all-time top scorer Shearer. "I feel the love in the city, in the club and at training." The La Liga giants will meet Bayern Munich in the semi-final later this month after edging past Juventus in a dramatic tie earlier this week. Read More

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NBA Playoff Bracket: Seeding, Series Matchups, Schedule

NBA Playoff Bracket: Seeding, Series Matchups, Schedule

In other words, the Eastern Conference isn't the cake-walk it once was, and James won't have such an easy path to the finals in years to come. But before we get to the start of those games, we wanted to look back on the 2017-18 campaign as a whole (and peek into the crystal ball to tell us what they expect to see during the NBA Playoffs ). Read More

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Woman claims to post sex tape, explicit texts with Tristan Thompson

Woman claims to post sex tape, explicit texts with Tristan Thompson

Despite his reported sympathy for the " Keeping Up with the Kardashians " star, the 38-year-old former National Basketball Association pro previously admitted to being unfaithful to Khloe multiple times during their marriage. We've just learned Khloe's ex-boyfriend James Harden , 28, is devastated by the news. They were later seen entering the Four Seasons hotel Thompson was staying at. Read More

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Kevin Durant to Decline Option, Become Free Agent, Re-Sign with Warriors

Kevin Durant to Decline Option, Become Free Agent, Re-Sign with Warriors

He can sign a two-year deal with a 2019-20 player option in which the first-year earnings would be $30 million and the option year worth $31.5 million increasing the salary cap from $101 million (2018-19) to $108 million (2019-20). Each year of his deal could escalate. The contract included a player opt-out provision after the 2017-18 season, and it appears Durant will exercise his option. Read More

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MotoGP Argentina Qualifying: Jack Miller clinched first pole position of his career

MotoGP Argentina Qualifying: Jack Miller clinched first pole position of his career

For more on what Rossi, Marquez and victor Cal Crutchlow had to say and a full analysis of the dramatic Argentinian Grand Prix, pick up Wednesday's MCN. But the Italian was forced off the track onto the grass after Marquez knocked into him while going around a corner. Other mistakes were made by Race Direction on the grid, and others were due to the hard conditions, but one thing I know for sure: "never in my career have I intentionally hit another rider". Read More

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It sounds like Floyd Mayweather-to-UFC is actually happening

It sounds like Floyd Mayweather-to-UFC is actually happening

During the Erislandy Lara vs. Jarrett Hurd broadcast, Mayweather said that the only way he will come back to fighting is if he's competing in the UFC Octagon. Both posted bail and have been released with their court date set for June 14. I heard, I got a curveball a minute ago, they told me the slimy little weasel [Showtime Sports Stephen Espinoza], they want him involved in it. Read More

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