• Wozniacki and Pliskova advance to Qatar Total Open finals
Wozniacki and Pliskova advance to Qatar Total Open finals

Wozniacki has not lost a set en route to the final, defeating Kiki Bertens 6-2, 6-3 in the first round, fourth seed Agnieszka Radwanska 7-5, 6-3 in the second round, qualifier Lauren Davis 7-5, 6-1 in the quarterfinals and Monica Puig 6-1, 6-2 in the semifinals, the last two matches both being completed yesterday.

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  • Luis Enrique confronts journalist after Barcelona thrashing
Luis Enrique confronts journalist after Barcelona thrashing

Most of the speculation surrounded how Sergi Roberto would cope as his replacement, but Barcelona were opened up time and time again by an excellent PSG side on their way to a bruising 4-0 win. No team has ever recovered from such a deficit to progress in Champions League history. But the former Gunners defender was quick to heap necessary pr...

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  • Branden Albert, Ryan Clady create a suddenly robust offensive tackle market
Branden Albert, Ryan Clady create a suddenly robust offensive tackle market

Albert was selected No. 15 overall in the 2008 NFL Draft by the Chiefs , however, injuries have been problematic for him with the Dolphins. Defensive end Mario Williams, defensive tackle Earl Mitchell and cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu are the other players the Dolphins are set to part ways with.

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  • Rumor has it! German shepherd takes top prize at dog show
Rumor has it! German shepherd takes top prize at dog show

The excitement is building in NY, with the Westminster Kennel Club show well underway. She'd been at home in Wisconsin for months, a house pet headed toward having puppies. Rumor raised up for a well-deserved treat right after the win. The German Shepherd was named after the British singer's hit song " Rumor Has It".

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  • Ronaldo in longest ever Champions League goal drought for Real Madrid
Ronaldo in longest ever Champions League goal drought for Real Madrid

From here Real began to fully exert their weight on the match , with Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo missing great chances, leaving the visitors to go in level at the break. We're going step by step and game by game. The Portuguese has scored 34 in 38 fixtures for Real in knockout games in the competition, but he was unable to build on that when t...

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  • Monroe, Beasley Lead Bucks To Win
Monroe, Beasley Lead Bucks To Win

But 24 hours later, the Bucks looked like a completely different team , knocking down a season-high 17 3-pointers in a 116-100 victory over the Indiana Pacers . He leads the Eastern Conference with 37 double-doubles this season. By the time the second quarter was finished, the Bucks had outscored the Pistons 28-15.

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  • Triumphant Kohli showers praise on his bowlers
Triumphant Kohli showers praise on his bowlers

Obviously, this is going to be a hard tour. All of the guys are really excited about what's to come in the next six weeks. "(Hazlewood is) tall, strong, and hits good areas", McGrath told in an interview to Cricket Australia . "Well, I did advance down the wicket once at the start of the summer and got out LBW [to South African left-arm spinner ...

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  • What the Serge Ibaka Trade Means for the Magic and Raptors
What the Serge Ibaka Trade Means for the Magic and Raptors

In the 2016-2017 season, Ibaka played 56 games for Orlando and averaged 15.1 points per game to go along with 6.8 rebounds and 1.6 blocks. However, the Raptors are said to have every intention of re-signing Ibaka this summer , so, again, unless this team implodes, I think we'll see Ibaka here for the long-term.

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  • Texas 'bathroom bill' could put future Super Bowls at risk
Texas 'bathroom bill' could put future Super Bowls at risk

This year's Super Bowl was hosted in Houston - a city where voters in 2015 overwhelmingly voted down an ordinance that would have permitted restroom and locker room use on the basis of gender identity. Those six games were moved to Greenville, S.C. Republican state Sen. Lois Kolkhorst of Brenham, who will guide the bill through the upper chamber,...

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  • Rangers turmoil as Warburton denies quit claim
Rangers turmoil as Warburton denies quit claim

Former Forest manager Alex McLeish has been linked with a return to Rangers . Warburton, assistant manager David Weir and the club's head of recruitment Frank McParland apparently left the club on Friday night. The club said that all three had "been notified in writing that their notices of termination have been accepted" following a board meeti...

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  • Sunderland v Southampton: Black Cats a must bet at a huge price
Sunderland v Southampton: Black Cats a must bet at a huge price

Sunderland , bottom of the Premier League , hope to take advantage of opponents whose minds appear to be elsewhere when they take on League Cup finalists Southampton on Saturday. Nathan Redmond and Dusan Tadic could both return for this tie. Their only victory in the last eight Premier League meetings came at home in March 2015, and the Black ...

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  • Wenger says he's nearing the end - Wright
Wenger says he's nearing the end - Wright

Even if we have had two disappointing results I want the fans to be behind the team. As reported by The Daily Mirror , Arsenal have drawn up a four-man shortlist to replace Arsene Wenger should the legendary manager decide to leave the club this summer.

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  • Bus driver who stranded team charged with DWI
Bus driver who stranded team charged with DWI

The BAC registered was more than five times the legal limit of 0.04 for commercial drivers and almost three times the general 0.08 limit in NY, said Trooper James O'Callaghan, public information officer for the Troop A headquarters in Batavia.

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  • Philipp Lahm, Bayern Munich star, to retire at the end of season
Philipp Lahm, Bayern Munich star, to retire at the end of season

Philipp Lahm broke the news in a recent interview where he said that he will give his all for the club until the end of the season, but can not go on beyond the current season. " Bayern Munich are surprised by the actions of Philipp Lahm and his advisor", BBC Sport quotes Rummenigge as saying. "I've been considering it for more than the ...

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  • Spurs? Arsenal? Why Sergio Aguero & Man City are certain split
Spurs? Arsenal? Why Sergio Aguero & Man City are certain split

He is going to play a lot of games, with Gabriel and without Gabriel". The impact Jesus has had since arriving at the club has been clear to see and is clearly more of a Pep Guardiola player than Sergio Aguero or Kelechi Iheanacho. The performance in general was good and I'm happy with the three points. "I have spent a lot of years in Europe play...

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  • Atlanta Track Club, Boston Athletic Association make friendly Super Bowl bet
Atlanta Track Club, Boston Athletic Association make friendly Super Bowl bet

That's why many are asking themselves, on the cusp of Super Bowl LI and Ryan's potential coronation as the elite quarterback, foretold when he was drafted in 2008, whether this breakout season is an aberration or the next step in his development.

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  • Payet secures Marseille return in £25m deal
Payet secures Marseille return in £25m deal

There appears to be no way back at West Ham for rebel midfielder Dimitri Payet after his vehicle was vandalised outside his home. "He will be presented during a press conference this Monday, January 30, 2017 at 2:30 p.m.at the Robert Louis-Dreyfus Center in the presence of OM President Jacques-Henri Eyraud and sports director Andoni Zubizarreta...

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  • Poch: This is the beauty of the FA Cup. It's magic
Poch: This is the beauty of the FA Cup. It's magic

The hosts dominated, especially in the second half, but it took the introduction of striker Janssen at half-time and first-teamers Alli and Mousa Dembele on the hour mark for Spurs to eventually creep past a resilient Wycombe. It is tough because you need all the squad". Wycombe were quicker to the ball in the first half and the 33-year-old Paul ...

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  • Liverpool crash out of FA Cup to Wolves
Liverpool crash out of FA Cup to Wolves

Of course, Wolves , who are now struggling in the Championship , should be no match for their hosts on paper. An ambitious and confident individual, Doherty is frustrated at how the season has panned out for Wolves and the defender is also eager to end his status as an uncapped Irishman.

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  • Bolt loses 2008 relay gold after Carter's positive test
Bolt loses 2008 relay gold after Carter's positive test

His was one of 454 selected doping samples retested by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) past year, and has been found to contain the banned stimulant methylhexaneamine. "Things happen in life, if it's confirmed or whatever and I need to give back my gold medal it's not a problem to me". A reallocation of medals is subject to any further ...

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  • Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater Likely To Miss Entire 2017 Season
Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater Likely To Miss Entire 2017 Season

Hopefully by March of 2018 we'll have some good news when it comes to Bridgewater's road back to playing again. Fantasy Impact Although Bridgewater missing the entire 2017 season is just a budding rumor, there could be truth to the report.

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  • Mary Tyler Moore remembered as Minnesota icon
Mary Tyler Moore remembered as Minnesota icon

Mary Tyler Moore starred in The Dick Van Dyke Show in the 1960s, but for many , Mary Richards was her most famous role. She had her big breakthrough on the '60s sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show, and she went on to score Emmy Awards, an Oscar nomination and even Elvis Presley as a leading man - playing a nun in the 1969 film Change of Habit .

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  • Injury-hit Real wait on Ronaldo for Cup comeback
Injury-hit Real wait on Ronaldo for Cup comeback

The hosts went ahead right before half time when Real Madrid's makeshift central defender, Danilo, turned the ball into his own net. Lucas Vasquez has insisted that Real Madrid can not blame absentees for their failure to overcome Celta Vigo in the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey .

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  • Venus, Serena Williams To Meet In All-Williams Australian Open Final
Venus, Serena Williams To Meet In All-Williams Australian Open Final

Seeing Serena overpower Mirjana Lucic-Baroni in straight sets in a 50-minute semifinal victory came as no surprise. "I'm very proud of myself". "Even though it was Serena , I'm still a competitor". Honestly, I play a power game as well. Roger Federer will attempt to reach his first Grand Slam final since 2015 at the Australian Open on Thur...

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  • MIDDLESBROUGH - Rejected Leicester offer for Ramirez
MIDDLESBROUGH - Rejected Leicester offer for Ramirez

Karanka also confirmed Ramirez handed in a transfer request but reiterates he will only be sold if his valuation is met. Last month, the former Real Madrid man said of the Arsenal man, "He has a lot of good things". I know his potential and his character. He told BBC Sport : "Jese is a player I have worked with". He was one of my favourite p...

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  • Fulham deal with Aston Villa off, manager's decision
Fulham deal with Aston Villa off, manager's decision

Bjarnason has now been persuaded to drop down into the Championship by Aston Villa , though he joins a side with the infrastructure and support of a Premier League outfit. Bree, who linked up with the club at 14, has progressed through the same Oakwell Academy that produced John Stones and Mason Holgate. Aston Villa are reportedly interested i...

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  • MLB Players Yordano Ventura, Andy Marte Die In Separate Car Crashes
MLB Players Yordano Ventura, Andy Marte Die In Separate Car Crashes

Former Northwest Arkansas Naturals and Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura has passed away. Ventura made his Major League Baseball debut with the Royals in September 2013 and was known by fans as a "power pitcher". Ventura signed with the Royals in 2008 as an worldwide free agent and spent the next five years being groomed in the minor l...

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  • Australian Open: Angelique Kerber survives second-round scare on her birthday
Australian Open: Angelique Kerber survives second-round scare on her birthday

The defending champion, who turned 29, battled through 6-2, 6-7 (3/7), 6-2 and will next face either Czech Kristyna Pliskova, sister of fifth seed Karolina Pliskova, or Romanian 27th seed Irina-Camelia Begu. Venus and Serena Williams withdrew from a scheduled first-round doubles match later Wednesday, citing an injury to Venus' right elbow. William...

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  • Australian Open 2017: Johanna Konta reaches third round
Australian Open 2017: Johanna Konta reaches third round

Konta and Osaka played out an impressive first set, with both big hitters more than a match for one another's power. Konta has said he is still "very much a part" of all she does. Watson will be the more crushed because this was a heaven-sent opportunity to reach the third round and boost her ranking significantly above its disappointing spot in th...

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  • Even as Knicks tumble again, Carmelo wants to be in NY
Even as Knicks tumble again, Carmelo wants to be in NY

Anthony responded by telling reporters that he hasn't considered waiving the clause and that the new line of questions comes from "that side". Anthony said he is "numb" to the amount of drama that has followed him this season, from former Nuggets coach George Karl's critical comments about him in his book to the latest predicament with Jackson....

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  • Plymouth Argyle 0, Liverpool 1: Man of the Match
Plymouth Argyle 0, Liverpool 1: Man of the Match

Nathaniel Clyne has been ruled out with a rib problem while Joel Matip hasn't been included in the squad as Liverpool await FIFA's ruling on their on-going dispute with the Cameroon FA. I want to pick him tomorrow, but don't know if I can. But the generosity was not reciprocated by Klopp and his players, particularly his skipper Lucas, who ...

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  • Chinese FA reduces limit on foreign players
Chinese FA reduces limit on foreign players

Chelsea extended their lead at the top of the Premier League table to with a 3-0 win, and Conte was quick to pour cold water on the rumours at full time. The Chinese FA also plan to look into "recent irrational club investment, high pay for domestic and worldwide players' transfer fees and player compensation" while also introducing "a series of me...

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  • Spurs 4 West Brom 0
Spurs 4 West Brom 0

It would prove to be third time lucky for the England striker, as he latched onto Eriksen's delicate through ball in the 12th and finished with power and precision to score his 60th goal in 99 league appearances for Tottenham. But Pochettino is convinced his players have learned from that experience and after moving up to second place following...

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  • Dimitri Payet: West Ham should ditch striker now - Ian Wright
Dimitri Payet: West Ham should ditch striker now - Ian Wright

Fans hurled abuse at Payet, their former idol, with the club refusing to sell a player still with three-and-a-half years left on his contract. The striker said: "I think we have answered a few of the critics , 100 per cent". West Ham haven't won any of their last four home league games against the Eagles, with their last victory coming in Octob...

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  • Tribute To The Great Graham Taylor
Tribute To The Great Graham Taylor

He guided Villa to Division One promotion in the late 1980s and under his guidance, the Midlands club finished runners-up in the top-flight in 1990. Luther Blissett has branded the media's past treatment of Graham Taylor as despicable, following the former England manager's death today.

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