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Sports Australian Open: Caroline Wozniacki reaches her first final
Author: 0 Australian Open: Caroline Wozniacki reaches her first final

The Dane had dominated her second Melbourne Park semi-final until she was 5-4, 30-0 up and serving for the match but suddenly faltered with a pair of double faults to allow her 22-year-old opponent back into the contest. "Kim, thanks for watching, I knew you sent me a message before the match-don't be too stressy", Mertens said. "I said if she come back I could do it".

Sports Rolex 24 at Daytona gets underway
Author: 0 Rolex 24 at Daytona gets underway

For me, I just try. "I love working with Mike Shank and that whole team". Yet his first laps under race conditions didn't start as planned. There was an issue with the door of the Acura on the driver change and Taylor was struggling to pull it closed.

Author: 0 Carmelo Anthony reaches 25000-point milestone as Thunder beat Pistons

According to NBA Advanced Metrics, the Thunder have allowed 11.8 more points per 100 possessions this season with Roberson on the bench. The Thunder started strong on what would be a memorable night for forward Carmelo Anthony , who became the 25th player in National Basketball Association history to score 25,000 career points.

Sports It was a grind - Woods feeling good after Torrey Pines fightback
Author: 0 It was a grind - Woods feeling good after Torrey Pines fightback

We should be covered on getting his every shot from the very first tee, but some of these PGA Tour coverage rules can get draconian at times. He had two back surgeries that fall, and fusion surgery on his lower back last April. Woods, making his first official PGA Tour start since missing the cut at Torrey Pines a year ago, returned to the South Course Saturday and he failed to hit the fairway on any of his first six holes after starting on the 10th.

Sports Marcus Smart apologizes for injury suffered in outburst
Author: 0 Marcus Smart apologizes for injury suffered in outburst

But make no mistake, this team is very good-ahead of schedule even. Saturday night's game against the Golden State Warriors should be the most telling indicator of their progress to date . "Disappointed, as you can imagine", Stevens said of Smart's actions. "I feel like I let all y'all down". Smart says he will learn from it and come back better.

Sports Mourinho signs new contract at United
Author: 0 Mourinho signs new contract at United

We saw some really promising movement in the first half against Yeovil and I think they could be a dynamic combination. "I'm quite relaxed because we have nothing to hide here, we always try our best to co-operate with doping control". "Or you roll your sleeves up and you say, 'you know what, I'm going to be that other player". "Alexis reminds me a little bit the metaphor when you see a tree with incredible oranges in the top of the tree and then you can not get there and you say I got the ...

Sports Carson Wentz won't let injury impact playing style
Author: 0 Carson Wentz won't let injury impact playing style

That won't be happening apparently, with Wentz saying as much on Friday according to Paul Domowitch of Philly.com . " I am who I am ". "I think, again, I'm very confident in talking with trainers and everything that the rehab schedule doesn't change a whole lot".

Sports I would rather be a farmer than manage Arsenal or Barcelona: Pochettino
Author: 0 I would rather be a farmer than manage Arsenal or Barcelona: Pochettino

Paul Mariner explains why Christen Eriksen's absence played a big role in Tottenham's draw at relegation-threatened Southampton . "I think my commitment to this club is massive". "The first person I spoke with was Pochettino and I had the chance to go to Italy, but Mauricio convinced me", he told Marca. But I am coach, I am a club employee.

Sports West Ham's Arthur Masuaku Sent Off For Spitting At WIgan's Nick Powell
Author: 0 West Ham's Arthur Masuaku Sent Off For Spitting At WIgan's Nick Powell

Moyes admitted his side had not looked or played like a Premier League team and said Wigan deserved the victory, though his opposite number, Paul Cook, generously suggested the sending off had changed the game. Will Grigg scored twice as Wigan knocked out another Premier League opponent having ousted Bournemouth in the third round. "We had young players who didn't perform well enough but we had senior players who didn't help them and ultimately - Arthur - what he done was despicable and from ...

Sports Federer walks over Chung, into record 7th Aussie final
Author: 0 Federer walks over Chung, into record 7th Aussie final

The Swiss couldn't have wished for an easier route through to his seventh Australian Open final and the number two seed is still yet to drop a set at this year's event. Make me "a superhero" is what he asked, and some of the responses - including Federer as Superman - were somewhat predictable. After showing promise, Chung became part of a junior tennis program funded by the electronics giant Samsung to develop the game in South Korea.

Sports Las Vegas strip club hosts adult film star linked to President Trump
Author: 0 Las Vegas strip club hosts adult film star linked to President Trump

Inside Edition Stormy Daniels on " Inside Edition ". First Lady Melania Trump has spent time away from the White House and did not join her husband in Davos, Switzerland after reports of his affair with Stormy Daniels broke. As a representative of Wicked Entertainment, Daniels is nominated for three awards in Saturday night's Adult Video Network awards show at The Joint (she is nominated as an actress, for best screenplay and as best director).

Sports Australian Open 2018: Dominant Roger Federer into final after Chung Hyeon quits
Author: 0 Australian Open 2018: Dominant Roger Federer into final after Chung Hyeon quits

World number 58 Chung was trailing 5-2 in the second set when he retired a game after receiving treatment for blisters with Federer on the cusp of a two-set lead after only one hours and two minutes on court. The bespectacled Chung was South Korea's first grand slam quarterfinalist, but his task of upsetting Federer became more hard when he was broken in the first game.

Sports Arsene Wenger opens up on Olivier Giroud move
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger opens up on Olivier Giroud move

According to UK Sun, Wenger said, " I have a consistent dialogue with Giroud and he can only leave if someone else comes into the club ". Wenger also confirmed that Giroud would not be part of any potential deal to bring Aubameyang to north London, but revealed the Frenchman could be allowed to leave if they can sign a replacement.

Sports Was Kevin Love trying to embarrass Isaiah Thomas on this play?
Author: 0 Was Kevin Love trying to embarrass Isaiah Thomas on this play?

Lue also said he told Jose Calderon - the team's winningest point guard this season - to be ready to play with Wade out. Cleveland has lost seven of its last nine games, with the only wins coming by five combined points over the Orlando Magic, who are tied for the league's worst record (14-33).

Sports Cilic reaches Australian Open semi-finals after Nadal retires hurt
Author: 0 Cilic reaches Australian Open semi-finals after Nadal retires hurt

Roger Federer , Rafael Nadal , Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray have dominated the men's finals since 2009, with only 2014 champion Stan Wawrinka breaking the quartet's court occupation in the championship match. "I know I can beat those players". But when talking to him I have told him we need to recall all the good things and keep on being grateful as he's achieved much more than expected.

Sports Federer Reaches 30th Slam Final
Author: 0 Federer Reaches 30th Slam Final

And the longer the match goes, the more I would favor Marin. "I must admit, you do take the faster matches whenever you can because there's enough wear and tear on the body", said Federer . "I'm very excited to play Chung . I think that's how they started". "I can play, like, more comfortable on the court with the great players like Roger".

Sports S. Korean Sensation Chung Hyeon Bows to Roger Federer at Australian Open
Author: 0 S. Korean Sensation Chung Hyeon Bows to Roger Federer at Australian Open

Federer had already ruthlessly claimed the first set 6-1 and was cruising 5-2 in the second set, when the Korean chose to opt out of the game. Chung clenched his way into the top four in two hour and 28 minutes at Rod Laver Arena. Roger settled down and cancelled two set points before holding the ninth game. "To get to know the man behind the tennis player, I guess". "Over the last few days, it was blister under blister under blister", said Duguid.

Sports Chelsea vs Newcastle United, FA Cup fourth round
Author: 0 Chelsea vs Newcastle United, FA Cup fourth round

The Chelsea boss will also be able to call upon the services of Ross Barkley after the former Everton star made his debut against Arsenal , playing around 60 minutes after replacing Willian . 'Morata and Courtois are out, ' Conte confirmed ahead of Chelsea fourth round cup tie with Newcastle. "I am repeating the same things, I am the coach and my task is to do the best for the club and try to improve these players".

Author: 0 Gayle, Root, Malinga go unsold at IPL auction

Australian middle-order batsman Chris Lynn stays with Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR ) for Rs 9.60 crore. As some of the bigger teams like Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings remained quiet, Kings XI Punjab were out showing interest in nearly all the players who were called out.

Sports Arsenal lost a great player in Sanchez: Wenger
Author: 0 Arsenal lost a great player in Sanchez: Wenger

The Gabon worldwide has been the subject of a plethora of unsuccessful bids by the north London club with neither club able to reach an agreement thus far. The Mirror believes that should Dzeko remain at AS Roma, the Blues will turn their attentions in the direction of the Gunners attacker as they hunt for a player who can hold the ball up.

Sports Alan Pardew: 'Jonny Evans available to purchase for right price'
Author: 0 Alan Pardew: 'Jonny Evans available to purchase for right price'

The Gunners have been in talks with West Brom to negotiate a deal for Jonny Evans , while balancing these talks with completing the deal for Henrikh Mkhitaryan. someone has released that and it's not true". Named the club captain at the start of the 2017/18 campaign, Evans has been one of the better performers for a struggling West Brom side who are languishing in the relegation zone this season.

Sports Kyrie Irving on threatening knee surgery to force Cavs trade report
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving on threatening knee surgery to force Cavs trade report

We know that Irving wanted out of Cleveland , but with two years left on his contract, he really didn't have too much leverage in the situation. These sources say Irving needs a minor procedure as a followup to the surgery he had to fix his broken kneecap during the 2015 NBA Finals.

Sports Mourinho Comments On 'Ronaldo To Man Utd' Rumours
Author: 0 Mourinho Comments On 'Ronaldo To Man Utd' Rumours

I'm a player who wants to give everything on the pitch. "Our careers are nearly made in the same countries simultaneously, so I know him very, very well". "I think was a fantastic deal and a fantastic deal is only fantastic if it is good for everybody", said Mourinho. "With one and a half years in England, adapted, knows, Arsenal play the way they think, I think is a good move for everybody, that's why I'm also happy for Mkhi".

Sports Brewers win Cain sweepstakes, sign outfielder to 5-year deal
Author: 0 Brewers win Cain sweepstakes, sign outfielder to 5-year deal

According to the report, Escobar must first undergo a physical. The Royals were bad last season, and they were going to be bad next season pretty much regardless of how they approached this offseason. Primarily a left fielder in the big leagues, Braun was limited to 104 games past year because of calf and wrist injuries. More moves are likely to address a now-crowded outfield.

Sports Neville in trouble for sexist tweets
Author: 0 Neville in trouble for sexist tweets

On Wednesday - a day after his appointment - Neville apologised after being accused of posting sexists comments on Twitter in 2012. "Following comments made a number of years ago I would like to clarify that they were not and are not a true and genuine reflection of either my character or beliefs, and would like to apologize", Neville said.

Sports USA Gymnastics board to resign amid Nassar fallout
Author: 0 USA Gymnastics board to resign amid Nassar fallout

USA Gymnastics previously reached a $1.25 million settlement and confidentiality agreement with gold medalist McKayla Maroney , who said Nassar sexually assaulted her. "It was a very last minute decision, but I'm very glad that I did go", she added. In a NY times Op-Ed, Denhollander said she "lost her church and her closest friends".

Sports Rafael Nadal blames Australian Open organisers for injury
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal blames Australian Open organisers for injury

Cilic will take on Britain's Kyle Edmund in the semifinal of the Australian Open on Thursday. Cilic has made the semi-finals at Melbourne Park once before, in 2010, when he was beaten in four sets by Andy Murray . "Give me that time, and tomorrow afternoon we'll let you know". "I was playing OK". "Start to feel the muscle a little bit exhausted in the third, but playing normal, no limits, no limitation", Nadal said.

Sports Carabao cup: Why Chelsea lost to Arsenal - Conte
Author: 0 Carabao cup: Why Chelsea lost to Arsenal - Conte

Arsenal will play against Manchester City at Wembley in the final on Sunday February 25. "He's unhappy. I can't see a situation where he'll be there next year, I just don't". In the end I would say it was a deflected goal in the first and then second one was as well a bit lucky , but I felt overall we controlled the game in the second half.

Sports Kelechi, Ndidi on fire in Leicester City 5-1 victory
Author: 0 Kelechi, Ndidi on fire in Leicester City 5-1 victory

Eighth in League One , Peterborough came into the tie hoping to produce another shock result after beating Championship Aston Villa in the last round, but first-half goals from Diabate (9) and Kelechi Iheanacho (12, 29) killed the tie.

Sports Jamie Donaldson leads way in Dubai at 10-under 62
Author: 0 Jamie Donaldson leads way in Dubai at 10-under 62

Briton Jamie Donaldson fired an impressive 62 to lead on day one of the Dubai Desert Classic on Thursday, with English duo David Horsey and Anthony Wall trailing one stroke behind. Donaldson, starting on the 10th, was already six under by the turn and a streak of five birdies in six holes on the way home had him 11 under, before a bogey at the last blotted his card slightly.

Sports Southampton sign striker Carrillo from Monaco
Author: 0 Southampton sign striker Carrillo from Monaco

I know Southampton from watching the Premier League from when I was small, I've always regarded it as the most important league in the world", said Carrillo. And Carrillo is confident of helping Saints, who haven't won in the league since November, to reverse their form. "In recent matches, we drew against Arsenal, Manchester United or Tottenham, but we couldn't move forward in games that on paper we have to win, and this is our target now, our goal, our objective".

Sports West Ham sign Mario on loan from Inter
Author: 0 West Ham sign Mario on loan from Inter

West Ham interest has been backed up repeatedly in Belgium but right now there doesn't appear to be anything happening, Dendoncker doesn't seem to be David Moyes' priority. "Jose explained to me a little more about the club and also the song we have, "Forever Blowing Bubbles". The steel and organisation of those around him has provided a licence to showcase his attacking prowess in more advanced areas and the London club have reaped the rewards.

Sports Mark Dantonio defends his handling of sexual assault claims
Author: 0 Mark Dantonio defends his handling of sexual assault claims

Back in 2010, Former Michigan State players Keith Appling , Travis Walton , and Adreian Payne were accused of sexual assault but the charges were eventually dropped. Dantonio opened his brief meeting with reporters Friday by saying, "I'd first like to express our deepest sympathies and my deepest sympathies to courageous survivors of Larry Nassar's abuse".

Sports Following retirement, looking at Mark Hollis' contract
Author: 0 Following retirement, looking at Mark Hollis' contract

Kunse told CNN that she and her friends think that there were university officials that knew about Nassar's sexual abuse and kept it from the public. Beekman has served as vice president and secretary of the MSU Board of Trustees for the past ten years.

Sports Pat Shurmur believes Eli Manning has 'years left'
Author: 0 Pat Shurmur believes Eli Manning has 'years left'

Gettleman also had what he described as "a great chat" with Odell Beckham Jr ., the star receiver who missed the last 11 games after fracturing his ankle. That needs to be rectified immediately, and Shurmur intends to do it by establishing the right way to do things from the get-go of his tenure. Ownership contends they want Beckham to remain a Giant for life but didn't want to get into it during Friday's press conference.

Sports Rob Gronkowski (concussion) misses Patriots' walkthrough on Friday
Author: 0 Rob Gronkowski (concussion) misses Patriots' walkthrough on Friday

But even as he gets ready to play in his 8th Super Bowl he is still considered one of the best players to play in the game. According to Minihane, Gronkowski is working out in the Patriots facility despite missing the team's last two practices, but he needs to pass the league-mandated concussion protocol before he can play.

Sports Australia v England: fourth one-day global
Author: 0 Australia v England: fourth one-day global

Chris Woakes entered the scene then and played nicely to help get out of the rut. Starc was rested here but Cummins and Hazlewood were a constant menace with the swinging white ball in muggy conditions, capitalising on captain Steve Smith winning the toss and putting England in to bat.

Sports NZ sevens start well in Sydney
Author: 0 NZ sevens start well in Sydney

Fiji played to the last minute as they kept on striving for possession before lanky forward Josua Vakurinabili scores the winning try. The first-up win over Spain, in which Emma Sykes scored two tries, set the tone for the hosts' day. Kiwi flyer Portia Woodman scored 10 tries including a hat-trick in all three of her team's matches to take her all-time series hat-trick tally to an incredible 11.

Author: 0 City close to completing club record transfer

The transfer would eclipse the Citizens biggest ever outlay for a player which now stands at £55m paid to Wolfsburg for midfielder Kevin de Bruyne in the summer of 2015. "Making deals is so hard". He said: 'He's a player for Athletic Bilbao . "I know you are curious about [transfers] but here is not the place to talk about it", he said.

Sports Doug Pederson, Carson Wentz Earn Top Honors From Maxwell Club
Author: 0 Doug Pederson, Carson Wentz Earn Top Honors From Maxwell Club

Despite what happened, Wentz said he is not going to change the way he plays. Wentz has experienced injury before. Wentz has received some criticism for his style of play. Wentz began walking this week without a cane, but he said he's still not sure how quickly his rehab will progress. Just getting those extra reps, you can see the confidence he has.

Sports Senior Bowl: Day 3 Practice Observations
Author: 0 Senior Bowl: Day 3 Practice Observations

The Patriots survived a rotating crew on the line in 2017, but at this point, they really have to reload. Let's break Mayfield down. Visit SeniorBowl.com (See Related Link Below) for more details. For as polarizing as he is, many are beginning to warm up to Mayfield, including possibly the Browns . Denver's coaching staff, general manager John Elway , and his most trusted personnel guys Gary Kubiak and Matt Russell are all in attendance for what could prove to be the most important ...

Author: 0 Tom Brady back on Patriots' injury report

We hear it. We understand, but it's one of those things we feed off of. "We ain't got nothing to talk about", he said . It will be imperative for Andrews, as well as guards Shaq Mason and Joe Thuney to make sure they give Brady enough time to throw.

Author: 0 Stipe Miocic Vs Daniel Cormier Superfight Announced For UFC 226

The must-see clash of the titans will take center-stage during International Fight Week in the fight capital of the world, but before that the two stars will feature as opposing coaches on The Ultimate Fighter Season 27, with filming set to commence next week.

Sports Federer blows away Korean giant killer for Aussie Open final
Author: 0 Federer blows away Korean giant killer for Aussie Open final

Federer had won the first set 6-1 in 33 minutes was leading 5-2 when Chung conceded after a backhand volley floated long. "In the second set, I could feel he was getting a bit slower, fighting with the blister". "There's enough wear and tear on the body, there's enough tough matches throughout the season that when they happen, you take them". Federer noted that, while he was happy to compete in the final, reaching it in this manner was bittersweet, and offered significant words of ...

Sports Caroline Wozniacki Faces Simona Halep In Intriguing Australian Open Final
Author: 0 Caroline Wozniacki Faces Simona Halep In Intriguing Australian Open Final

Halep, gutted in the second final, has had her coach Darren Cahill hold up the mirror to her, finding the nerve to change and grow. A win on Saturday will move Wozniacki over Halep in the world rankings, a storyline that the Danish player said is "cool" on top of all the other drama, per the tournament's official Twitter account .