• Sharapova shows no sympathy after handing Dart double-bagel
Sharapova shows no sympathy after handing Dart double-bagel

Isner was seeded No. 9, was a semifinalist at Wimbledon a year ago and had been 9-0 in all-U.S. contests at the Slams. The 21-year-old Opelka, an inch taller than the 6ft-10in Isner (2.08m), broke the ninth seed's ideal 9-0 winning record against Americans at the Grand Slams in a match featuring 87 aces.

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  • De Minaur claims Sydney title, his 1st career ATP tournament win
De Minaur claims Sydney title, his 1st career ATP tournament win

Barty led the deciding set 3-0 before Kvitova began a comeback to win her 26th WTA title. In the first, Alex dropped his serve immediately before breaking back in the 6th game (3-all); in the second set was broken again in the 7th game (3-4), but then he leveled immediately after (4-4).

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  • Colts score touchdown after a blocked Chiefs punt in spectacular play
Colts score touchdown after a blocked Chiefs punt in spectacular play

The Chiefs have two on their active roster. Kansas City Chiefs guard Jeff Allen has tracked down a homeless good Samaritan who helped him dig his auto out of the snow before Saturday's playoff game against the Indianapolis Colts . Watkins caught six balls for 62 yards. But a proud franchise that won its only Super Bowl title with Len Dawson ...

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  • Sevilla reach agreements for Barcelona forward Munir and Ajax youngster Wober
Sevilla reach agreements for Barcelona forward Munir and Ajax youngster Wober

Barca had offered the forward a new deal but sources close to the player confirmed to ESPN FC that he did not want to extend his terms. "Now I must go again, this time dedicating myself to another club who also love football". In addition, Goal understands that Munir's acquisition will make a move for Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata less l...

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  • Tom Brady sends message to haters, critics in postgame interview
Tom Brady sends message to haters, critics in postgame interview

The Patriots went 11-5 and finished second in the AFC standings. Brady was interviewed by CBS' Tracy Wolfson after the Patriots punched their ticket to the AFC Championship Game with a convincing 41-28 win over the Los Angeles Chargers in the Divisional Round at Gillette Stadium.

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  • The NFL Announces Super Bowl Halftime Show Artist
The NFL Announces Super Bowl Halftime Show Artist

The league says Maroon 5 will feature guest artists, including Big Boi (the Atlanta-based rapper from Outkast ) and Scott. The annual Super Bowl halftime show is one of the most high-profile entertainment events in the United States, drawing tens of millions of television viewers.

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  • Man City boss Guardiola admits Neves interest: But not at that price
Man City boss Guardiola admits Neves interest: But not at that price

But, of course, for the next season it's an important target to find. When put to him that Neves might be the type required Guardiola said: "He's an excellent player but there are many clubs in the world, many holding midfielders in the world, and majority can play here".

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  • Arsenal lack consistency for top-four finish, says Unai Emery
Arsenal lack consistency for top-four finish, says Unai Emery

We win with him and lose with him. Emery left Mesut Ozil out of his matchday squad for the trip to West Ham despite the playmaker returning to training following an injury. Arnautovic has become a key player for the London club, with the former Stoke City man being transformed into a top-notch striker during his time at West Ham.

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  • Shubman Gill is ready for worldwide cricket, reckons MSK Prasad
Shubman Gill is ready for worldwide cricket, reckons MSK Prasad

It is just an initial step. "He is a young guy whose batting I like to watch". Finally, he was going to realise his dream of sharing the dressing room with his "idol". In the IPL 2018 auction, Gill then drew keen interest from four franchises with Kolkata Knight Riders ultimately snaring him for INR 1.80 Cr. He understands my batting really well.

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  • Hazard as a striker helps Chelsea defensively - Sarri
Hazard as a striker helps Chelsea defensively - Sarri

Maurizio Sarri 's men would pay for their failure to create anything clear cut, though, as Newcastle soon started to grow into the match. "I need an option for that position", he sad. "For us he's fundamental". "Today wasn't the difficulty, we didn't face that". We slept for 20, 25 minutes, so at the end of the first half, we were in trouble.

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  • Matt Kuchar captures second win of the season at the Sony Open
Matt Kuchar captures second win of the season at the Sony Open

Lahiri, who is playing his first event of 2019, is now four-under 136. This time, he wouldn't let go, with three birdies over his final four holes to emphatically seal a four-shot victory. "I tell people that nerves in golf are kind of like public speaking", Kuchar said. Instead, it turned into the American's first top-10 finish since the 2017 ...

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  • Oakland A's Desperately Trying To Dissuade Kyler Murray From Entering NFL Draft
Oakland A's Desperately Trying To Dissuade Kyler Murray From Entering NFL Draft

According to multiple reports , Murray is asking for a significant increase in guaranteed money from Oakland - as he should, given he has incredible leverage right now - although the number is in flux. It shows how desperate both the league and the A's are to keep Murray as a baseball player. He'd signed with the Oakland A's as their first-round p...

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  • Matt Kuchar takes one-shot lead over Andrew Putnam at Sony Open
Matt Kuchar takes one-shot lead over Andrew Putnam at Sony Open

The only other time Kuchar won twice in the same season was in 2013, when he won the Match Play Championship in Arizona in February and the Memorial in early June. "Last year I probably ground harder than I've done in the past", he said. Those were the only players within five shots of the lead, and all of them are chasing Kuchar.

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  • Pacquiao plays down presidency talk, eyes on Broner
Pacquiao plays down presidency talk, eyes on Broner

Broner also made it clear that a victory over Pacquiao would compensate for the times he's come up short in the ring. Manny Pacquiao has been fully focused on next weekend's fight with Adrien Broner but on Thursday the Filipino eight-division world champion still found time to take a subtle jab at Floyd Mayweather .

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  • New England Patriots: 5 defensive players to watch vs L.A. Chargers
New England Patriots: 5 defensive players to watch vs L.A. Chargers

It was kind of amusing". But it wasn't just me. "We know how great of a team they are", Gordon said . I was kind of laughing at him getting frustrated. "So we kind of made it a goal for us in our game plan just to press the pocket". "I'm still thankful, and I thank God every day", Mebane said. "No matter where I am, I still think about her".

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  • Andy Murray weaknesses revealed in major verdict from Pat Cash
Andy Murray weaknesses revealed in major verdict from Pat Cash

The 31-year-old's 2012 triumph at the US Open made him the first British male to claim a major title since 1936 victor Fred Perry, who was celebrated with a statue at the All England Club in 1984. And question marks remain over the fitness of world No. 2 Rafael Nadal who pulled out of his Brisbane warm-up but arrived in Melbourne professing h...

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  • Kyrie Irving: Young Celtics have 'a lot of learning to do'
Kyrie Irving: Young Celtics have 'a lot of learning to do'

Irving wanted a chance to save the night before the Celtics eventually fell to the Magic, 105-103. Are the Celtics acting privileged due to their success last season? "We could pinpoint a lot of turning points", Irving said , via ESPN.com , following Wednesday's 135-108 win over the Pacers.

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  • Marcus Peters Smacked Amari Cooper in Face After Cowboys-Rams Game
Marcus Peters Smacked Amari Cooper in Face After Cowboys-Rams Game

The Rams had won only one postseason game since their last trip to the Super Bowl in February 2002, but 32-year-old coach Sean McVay has added his first playoff victory to his spectacular two-season franchise turnaround. Obviously, Peters didn't take too kindly to those words from Cooper, who ended up with six catches for 65 yards and a touchdown...

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  • Rams advance to NFC championship game; will Saints join them?
Rams advance to NFC championship game; will Saints join them?

Drew Brees has had perhaps the best season of his Hall of Fame-caliber career. Neither, though, did the Colts . "It is definitely different from what we are used to, but it makes it a little more lively, makes you want to jump around and dance more and stay warm", Chiefs fan Teah Nguyen said.

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  • Facing Federer Always Been a Big Challenge: Nadal
Facing Federer Always Been a Big Challenge: Nadal

After Andy Murray's emotional retirement interview, Roger Federer is thinking about how his career might end. "Everybody knows when Andy goes on court he gives 100%". "But other than that, I feel like it's really individual, I think from person-to-person, how you react to different things". "He won everything he wanted to win".

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