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W2W4: Djokovic knows he's in for a heavyweight fight against Wawrinka

The finalists traded breaks in the third set with Warwinka striking first in the second game for a 2-0 lead, before Djokovic , who had been 2-of-12 on converting break point chances, cashed one in to bring the set back on serve at 3-2. The Swiss player, so often in the shadow of Roger Federer, has blossomed late in his career, winning the Australian title at 28. Wawrinka isn't a "Big Four" member, but he's made a strong case to extend it to five with his two Grand Slams since the start of ... Read More

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Rodgers accounts for 3 TDs, Packers beat Jaguars 27-23

Rodgers accounts for 3 TDs, Packers beat Jaguars 27-23

Rejuvenated halfback Eddie Lacy got going in the third quarter and it looked like the Packers might be hitting their stride. The Alabama product produced 78 total yards on the day. After an exchange of punts, The Jaguars got into the red zone on a screen pass to Marcedes Lewis. With the help of great downfield blocking, Lewis gained 37 yards on the quick pass. Read More

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City win Manchester derby to keep flawless record alive

It's clear that two refereeing decisions in particular had left Mourinho's blood boiling. While Guardiola praised his goalkeeper for "one of the best performances I've ever seen", Bravo said he was "happy with my first week, with the work I have done", even though the 33-year-old Chile global gifted Zlatan Ibrahimovic a goal after colliding with defender John Stones and dropping a high ball late in the first half. Read More

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Coughing Clinton: 'Every time I think about Trump I get allergic'

Clinton's 25-minute question-and-answer session was her first extensive availability with reporters since early December. 'But we have to get back to building our country, because our country is going to hell'. Clinton began August with $58 million, compared to Trump who started the month with $38 million. That's close to the 2.3 million donors who Clinton's campaign says have supported her since she began raising money previous year. Read More

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Lorenzo takes record 64th career MotoGP pole position

The skies over the Riviera di Rimini have proved a stark contrast to those above Silverstone circuit for qualifying in the #BritishGP, with the sun high in the sky and the grandstands shining their own gleaming yellow. Maverick Viñales moved onto the front row to knock Marquez back on his second run, as the paddock's most recent victor took his Team Suzuki Ecstar team back to the front once again; the warmer temperatures not proving as hard for the Suzuki as feared. Read More

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Chelsea: Antonio Conte reveals which position David Luiz will play

Chelsea: Antonio Conte reveals which position David Luiz will play

Speaking to L'Equipe, Hazard said: "Conte puts trust in his players and now we are good after an ugly season previous year". "I think that the coach must improve his players". For this reason, we bought David Luiz . "The coach is an incredible coach, he understands a lot of tactical things and I know he chooses every match the best line-up, so if he needs to play three, four or two [at the back], it doesn't matter". Read More

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Shkodran Mustafi, Lucas Perez start for Arsenal

Shkodran Mustafi, Lucas Perez start for Arsenal

Arsene Wenger's side picked up three points at Watford before the global break to kick-start their season after registering a single point from their opening two games. He added, "Mustafi is a player I like". "It's very hard for my players, very hard", Puel told the BBC . They bring us qualities. "But I'm also happy with how the supporters have received me here and how the team have made me feel part of it". Read More

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Phelan Named Barclays Manager Of The Month For August

Phelan Named Barclays Manager Of The Month For August

Steven Defour provided a piece of magic on 72 minutes after driving forward from midfield and smashing the ball into the back of the net. Hull had been banging on the door and had hit the woodwork in both halves, although the first half was something of a frustrating deadlock, as both sides tried to play from deep and gave very little away. Read More

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Gennady Golovkin Beats Kell Brook In Thriller

Gennady Golovkin Beats Kell Brook In Thriller

Middleweight destroyer Gennady Golovkin returns today in London, where he'll face undefeated welterweight titleholder Kell Brook in a curious matchup, with a couple more world title fights on the Sky Box Office undercard. With Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic among the stars at ringside, the opening round saw Golovkin on the march and Brook had to dig in after some punishing blows. Read More

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Practice? Iverson a no-show for Hoop Hall induction warmup

Yao was selected first overall by the Houston Rockets in the 2002 National Basketball Association draft. It's a big honor for him, not just him, but everybody that looked up to him. It's why I'm still drawn to Iverson, even as more transgressions emerge in books and documentaries and everywhere else. "I would love to see the next generation of Chinese players surpass the accomplishments of my generation". Read More

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Barnett Eyeing UFC Heavyweight Title Shot

Overeem, a former K-1 World Grand Prix champion, poses a major threat to the American because of his brilliant striking. Werdum was set to face Ben Rothwell, but "Big Ben" had pull out of the fight because of an injury. Pay-per-view coverage begins at 10 p.m. ET. The first fight on the main card will be a Women's Strawweight bout, between Jessica Andrade and Joanne Calderwood . Read More

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Marouane Fellaini: Manchester United star to repay Jose Mourinho's faith

On being asked if he could play for Mourinho in the future, Xavi added: "Valdes plays with Karanka [former Real Madrid assistant coach], Pedro played with Mourinho, Xabi Alonso [played] with Guardiola..." "He was Zlatan in every club so I don't think it is about managers or clubs, it is about him, he's a phenomenal player", the United manager said in his press conference ahead of the game. Read More

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Pressure's on Peterson again, story of his Vikings career

Adrian Peterson has been one of the most dominant backs in this generation of football, and our defense hasn't been exactly good at stopping the run over the last few years. Whether the Vikings' starter is Hill or Bradford, the team most likely will rely on the running attack, led by All-Pro Peterson, whose career 4.9 yards-per-carry average is fourth-best in National Football League history. Read More

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