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Serena Williams takes on Karolina Pliskova

Serena Williams takes on Karolina Pliskova

She has two singles titles, including a win at Wimbledon, and reached the finals at the Australian Open and French Open. Kerber, this year's Australian Open champion, took the court knowing the No. Even if she wins the second, it's not the point. 'I tried not to over-think at this in the last few weeks, although now I achieved this performance. Read More

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India vs. West Indies T20

West Indies' total was just short of Australia's 248 against England in Southampton in 2013 while Sri Lanka's 260 against Kenya at Johannesburg in 2007 remains the highest ever worldwide T20 total. As a thrilling encounter was expected to sweep United States of America and the cricketing fans in India and West Indies , rain has for the time being played spoil sport, in the second and final Twenty20 global (T20I), at the Central Broward Regional Park Stadium in Lauderhill, Florida on ... Read More

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American Alpha out of WWE Backlash, new tag tournament finals match set

American Alpha out of WWE Backlash, new tag tournament finals match set

Even if the loss was taken due to an interference from another team, it would still be a loss that WWE didn't want to see American Alpha take at this point in their main roster run. Miz suckered Ziggler into getting involved, then shoved Crews into him. According to Rhodes, when Hawkins and Ryder were known as "Edge heads" and were working under the former WWE World Heavyweight Champion, they were rumoured to be the "Pecker Checkers" of the locker room, as they had the nasty habit of ... Read More

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Donald Cerrone vs. Robbie Lawler Signed For UFC 205

Donald Cerrone vs. Robbie Lawler Signed For UFC 205

This potential bout has all the makings to be a firefight and would be a fantastic edition to what should be one of the promotion's biggest cards of the year in its first-ever event from New York City's historic Madison Square Garden. The former UFC welterweight champion, he lost the title to Tyron Woodley. UFC 205 is the UFC's long-awaited debut in NY state after a ban on MMA was lifted earlier this year. Read More

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Martin Truex Jr. holds off Kevin Harvick to win Southern 500

With only Richmond remaining before the start of the Chase , Harvick and Childers hope to have their pit-road issues cleared up before September 18 in Chicago for the beginning of the Round of 16. Fast facts: Moffitt finished third, second and first at Pocono, Bristol and MI, respectively. Kyle Larson finished third, followed by Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano. Read More

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Marlins activate Giancarlo Stanton from DL

The Miami Marlins reinstated the slugger Tuesday from the disabled list, barely three weeks after his season was thought to be over because of a badly strained groin. Stanton sustained his injury on August 13 while attempting to stretch a single into a double in the ninth inning against the Chicago White Sox. "This is something that could give us a little bit of a bump, hopefully", Mattingly said. Read More

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Sevastova, Vinci move on to US Open quarterfinals

During her break of almost two years, Sevastova took classes in Austria in "leisure management" - studying accounting and marketing in hopes of perhaps going into sports management. But that's sometimes just how it goes. She managed to save two match points in the second set but Sevastova eventually took her third chance to.seal victory in one hour, 42 minutes. Read More

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US Romps in Win Over St. Vincent

Those six teams will play a double round robin known as the "Hexagonal" or "Hex". In the 28th minute, Bobby Wood took advantage of some Jozy Altidore hold up play to beautifully curl a shot from the top of the box into goalkeeper Lemus Christopher's side netting. Read More

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Pope declares Mother Teresa a saint and model of mercy

A Nobel peace laureate, her legacy complements Pope Francis's vision of a humble church that strives to serve the poor, and the festivities in her honor are a highlight of his Holy Year of Mercy , which runs until November 8. Applause broke out before he completed the formula of canonization , in which he declared "Blessed Teresa of Calcutta to be a saint". He urged those attending the ceremony to follow the example of the new saint of the Catholic Church to understand that "our only ... Read More

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McLaren's Jenson Button replaced by Stoffell Vandoorne in F1, denies retirement

McLaren's Jenson Button replaced by Stoffell Vandoorne in F1, denies retirement

McLaren has supported Vandoorne's career since he won the Formula Renault Eurocup title in 2012, and Dennis said he now expected Vandoorne to be a McLaren F1 driver for the long-term. "I have total confidence in the potential of the McLaren-Honda project, and I firmly believe that, racing alongside a brilliant and experienced driver, I'll be able to make a strong contribution to the team's future World Championship successes", he added. Read More

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Paes, Bopanna Beaten, Sania Win In US Open

Paes, Bopanna Beaten, Sania Win In US Open

EST (2:30 a.m. IST [Saturday]). Indian tennis stars Sania Mirza , Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna made a rampaging start at the US Open by advancing to the second round at the Flushing Meadows in NY. However, in the earlier matches in the day Indians didn't fare so well. Leander Paes and Andre Begemann lost 6-2, 5-7, 4-6 to Stephane Robert (France) and Dudi Sela (Israel) in the first round of the men's doubles in just under two hours. Read More

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Rooney to end England career after 2018 World Cup

He said , "Come Russia I feel that will be the time to say goodbye to global football". "I have had a fantastic worldwide career, played a lot of games and I've enjoyed every minute but at some point it has got to come to an end". In two years' time , he will have 12 months left on his United contract and, while rejecting the suggestion that his decision to step down from England at that time would help earn a new deal and extend his career at Old Trafford, it may well enhance his ... Read More

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Rodriguez earns Southampton 1-1 draw with Sunderland

Rodriguez earns Southampton 1-1 draw with Sunderland

This weekend they will look to turn things around as they take on Sunderland in a game that both teams will be desperate to win. Jordan Pickford will start in goal for Saturday's game against Southampton . "In all the games we've played this season, against Watford, Manchester United and again today, we have had many opportunities to score and that is a good sign for the future". Read More

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Porcello first to win 18 games

On a 1-2 pitch, Tazawa threw a ball right down the pike and Forsythe ripped a 2-RBI single for a 6-6 tie. Rays: Tampa Bay enjoyed a second straight game without a player on the DL. I threw it and left it over the middle. "I was convicted to throwing it, it just leaked back over the middle". Dustin Pedroia is 2-for-16, Xander Bogaerts 3-for-15, Jackie Bradley Jr. Read More

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Sanchez leads Blue Jays past Orioles 5-3

Odor's 25th homer was a drive to the hill in center field on a 2-2 pitch from Edwin Diaz (0-3), who had converted his first 11 save chances of the season. Christian Yelich hit a two-run homer for the Marlins, who have dropped four straight and six of eight overall. "All the teams in our division are good". Read More

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