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Sports Federer joins Djokovic, Sharapova in 2nd round in Australia
Author: 0 Federer joins Djokovic, Sharapova in 2nd round in Australia

The world No 1, a beaten finalist in Melbourne a year ago, eased past his Dominican opponent 6-1 6-1 6-1 in one hour and 34 minutes on Rad Laver Arena in front of an expectant crowd. Six-time Australian Open victor Djokovic has been sidelined for six months with an injured right elbow, returning with a remodeled service motion, and 2014 champion Wawrinka has also been out of the game since Wimbledon after surgery on his knee.

Sports Veteran outfielder Curtis Granderson signs with Toronto Blue Jays
Author: 0 Veteran outfielder Curtis Granderson signs with Toronto Blue Jays

The three-time All-Star led the American League with 136 runs and 119 RBIs in 2011 while with the Yankees. Granderson finished last season with the Dodgers after he was traded to Los Angeles by the Mets in August. However, he did pop 26 home runs and still draws plenty of walks. Jose Bautista , 37, is a free agent and is not expected to return to Toronto. Early in his career, Granderson spoke of former Jays centre fielder Vernon Wells as a role model, He even felt heat from the Tigers' ...

Author: 0 Manchester City ends interest in signing Alexis Sanchez

Sanchez, 29, is in line to become the most expensive footballer in England with both United and Manchester City involved in a tug-of-war for the Arsenal player's services. And there was speculation on Monday that Mourinho was prepared to let United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan move south to Arsenal in order to help get the deal done.

Sports Christopher Bell races to second consecutive Chili Bowl crown
Author: 0 Christopher Bell races to second consecutive Chili Bowl crown

But with 10 laps to go, fate decided it had other plans. Bell, who won the 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series title, will compete in a full-time Xfinity Series ride for Joe Gibbs Racing in 2018. Bell regained the lead and led the final 14 laps to victory by a three-second margin over Abreu. Action continues Thursday. Among those scheduled to compete are 2017 Truck Series champ Christopher Bell , C.J.

Sports Karthik to replace injured Saha in 3rd Test against South Africa
Author: 0 Karthik to replace injured Saha in 3rd Test against South Africa

Karthik, who made his debut in 2004 and played his last test match in 2010 against Bangladesh at Chittagong, has made replacement of Saha. Saha, who missed the ongoing second Test in Centurion against the Proteas due to a "hamstring niggle" is now ruled out of the entire series.

Sports Williams, Griffin lead Clippers to win over Paul, Rockets
Author: 0 Williams, Griffin lead Clippers to win over Paul, Rockets

The heat between the teams did not cool down on the court as reports said that Paul led the charge for Rockets players James Harden , Trevor Ariza and Gerald Green to push into the Clippers locker room through the backdoor. After missing his first game the other night with an ankle injury, the Clippers star center is still being listed as questionable for the team's next contest Monday against the Houston Rockets .

Sports Antonio Conte set to leave Chelsea in the summer?
Author: 0 Antonio Conte set to leave Chelsea in the summer?

A testament to the visitors' dominance was Leicester City's 12 attempts on goal in the first half was the most of any visiting side to Stamford Bridge since 2003-04, the Foxes gave it all and were not afraid against the champions till the red card.

Author: 0 Trump Says That DACA Deal in Congress Is "Probably Dead"

Hours after the USA government announced it would again begin processing renewal applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals due to a federal court order, President Trump claimed that the program - which has granted a temporary legal reprieve to people who were brought to the US illegally as children - was "probably dead".

Sports Pakistan set Kiwis 263 to win fourth ODI
Author: 0 Pakistan set Kiwis 263 to win fourth ODI

Tim Southee, however, made amends with figures of 3-44. Zaman and Haris Sohail (50) put on 86 for the third wicket before the former was bowled by Mitchell Santner (1-43). Pakistan lost couple of wickets early before Fakhar Zaman and Haris Sohail helped solidify the inning and ensure a fairly stiff total. "Fakhar batted well, Hafeez and Haris batted well".

Sports Manchester City end interest in Alexis Sanchez
Author: 0 Manchester City end interest in Alexis Sanchez

Sanchez would have been a City player more than four months ago if Arsenal had succeeded in their last-gasp £90m effort to replace him with Monaco's Thomas Lemar, but the France global made a wise move when he rejected an offer to sign for Arsene Wenger's sinking ship and chose to bide his time and move to a club that is not permanently stuck in reverse.

Author: 0 AU Reacts to US President Trump's 'Shithole' Remark

Trump said Sunday: "Did you see what various senators in the room said about my comments? ". Senator Dick Durbin did not change his position, saying that Trump had used "hate-filled, vile and racist" language. "We're well-regarded, and this incident, I think, is going to have some consequences for us, at least in the short-term", Dent said . She further said Trump's language does not contribute to global cooperation.

Sports Vikings' last-second win shows Joe Flacco has no WR he trusts
Author: 0 Vikings' last-second win shows Joe Flacco has no WR he trusts

So things go and you walk home and worry it about tomorrow". Keenum began this season as the team's third-string quarterback. "We still can't believe it in the locker room", wide receiver Adam Thielen said. Diggs said he received the game ball and called his team-mates "a group of fighters". Brees wasn't ideal, throwing two interceptions to go with his two touchdowns, but he made plays at crucial times to compensate for the Saints' blunted running game.

Sports How players, celebrities reacted to Vikings' game victor
Author: 0 How players, celebrities reacted to Vikings' game victor

Bank Stadium. Case Keenum stood on the U.S. Bank Stadium field on Sunday and said he had "no words" to describe the shocking ending to the Minnesota Vikings ' 29-24 victory over the New Orleans Saintsin the divisional round of the playoffs.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho explains Henrikh Mkhitaryan omission from Man Utd squad

Per Gordon, Mkhitaryan reported to the team's pre-match hotel with the squad but was denied a place with the rest of the side as Mourinho made his decision. Manchester City have dropped out of the running for Sanchez following Manchester United's offer for the Chile global; the Citizens feel the outlay is too much for a player who will be available on a free transfer in the summer.

Sports Paul Pogba: Manchester United still want to catch Prem leaders City
Author: 0 Paul Pogba: Manchester United still want to catch Prem leaders City

Mame Biram Dioue nearly scored for Stoke in the 86th minute but his first effort was saved by David De Gea before he hit the rebound into the side netting. With 10 minutes of the first half remaining momentum slowly started to return United's way, though, with Luke Shaw sending a shot on goal and Martial then going one better by picking out the top corner.

Sports City lose, Sanchez off? Premier League talking points
Author: 0 City lose, Sanchez off? Premier League talking points

However, Liverpool have a habit of conceding three-goal leads - they did so in the 3-3 Champions League draw with Sevilla earlier this season - and late goals from Bernardo Silva and Ilkay Gundogan ensured a tense finish. "The news about Can leaving, for me, I think he's a fantastic player, with personality and character". Liverpool led 4-1 midway through the second half thanks to goals from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Roberto Firmino , Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah - the last ...

Sports Sharapova wins opening-round match
Author: 0 Sharapova wins opening-round match

Unlike at the US Open, she was not put straight on the main stadium court, but the secondary Margaret Court Arena, which was bathed in the sunlight of a cloudless Melbourne day. If Sharapova gets through that round, she would most likely face a revitalized Angelique Kerber in the third round. It was the only blip in an otherwise routine set for Sharapova, who reclaimed the break in the next game before earning more success on Maria's serve after the German double-faulted to hand the ...

Sports Eagles once again home underdogs in NFC Championship Game vs. Vikings
Author: 0 Eagles once again home underdogs in NFC Championship Game vs. Vikings

Whether a sprint-out by Ryan that all but cut the field and opportunities in half was the best choice, will eat the Falcons up for a while. Once inside the red zone, the Falcons normal struggles popped up. We stayed committed to the run obviously, and that helps, and then with the passing game, just him making great decisions. "Honestly, it's unbelievable to win this game and we're not finished".

Sports Manchester United 3 - 0 Stoke: Paul Lambert has work cut out
Author: 0 Manchester United 3 - 0 Stoke: Paul Lambert has work cut out

Stoke are now in 18th position in the Premier League, one point below the safety zone but only five points behind West ham in 11th. The Potters suffered a chastening 7-2 defeat at the Etihad Stadium when they visited Manchester earlier in the season and Stoke look set for another tough assignment when they go up against Mourinho's side.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho unconcerned over Chelsea's late move for Alexis Sanchez

United are reportedly ready to outbid their arch-rivals, and if the Red Devils do manage to sign him, it will be the steal of the January transfer window. The Catalan is also said to want players who are fully committed to his style of football, and that represents another reason for increased reticence.

Sports It is a privilege to be at Rangers - Jason Cummings
Author: 0 It is a privilege to be at Rangers - Jason Cummings

Cummings will now look to impress Rangers manager Graeme Murty on the training pitch to earn a spot in the starting eleven at Ibrox. The 22-year-old made a promising start to his career in the East Midlands under former Ibrox boss Mark Warburton by scoring on his debut during a 2-1 EFL Cup win over Shrewsbury Town.

Sports Patriots react to Ramsey's guarantee: He should be confident
Author: 0 Patriots react to Ramsey's guarantee: He should be confident

In addition to the four programs assured of having a Super Bowl victor, other colleges that will be sending at least one player to the big game from the NFC title contest are Cincinnati, Connecticut, Florida State, Maryland, Nebraska, Ohio State, Oregon State, Southern Cal, TCU, Texas and Virginia.

Sports Ever UFC present in Russian Federation booked for September in Moscow
Author: 0 Ever UFC present in Russian Federation booked for September in Moscow

Dana White made an appearance on FS1 following UFC Fight Night St. Louis on Sunday night and revealed McGregor's intention to return to the UFC in September - almost two years since his last fight at UFC 205 when he won the lightweight title against Eddie Alvarez at Madison Square Garden.

Sports Kyle Lowry and Ben Simmons had a ridiculous exchange
Author: 0 Kyle Lowry and Ben Simmons had a ridiculous exchange

The Raptors guard never made contact with Simmons, who went straight to the 76ers locker room after the on-court altercation, sources said. Simmons and Lowry were tossed with just under seven seconds left on the clock after clashing in mid-court, the last of several confrontations between the two during the testy game.

Sports Bleak day for Americans in Melbourne: Venus, Stephens out
Author: 0 Bleak day for Americans in Melbourne: Venus, Stephens out

Despite an intriguing matchup against Borna Coric in the third round, Nadal has a pretty straightforward route to the semis. A year ago there were two first-time major-winners while Serena was on maternity leave - Jelena Ostapenko at the French Open and Sloane Stephens at the US Open .

Sports Alexis Sanchez could leave Arsenal within 48 hours, says Arsene Wenger
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez could leave Arsenal within 48 hours, says Arsene Wenger

That's why I made a decision to leave him out, because he could have moved today, or not. Arsene Wenger also revealed the player's future will be resolved within 48 hours . Manchester City have now ended their interest, but Antonio Conte looks ready to challenge United at the last minute. "Just relaxed, with the feeling he is an Arsenal player, that he can stay there, but also with the feeling that he can move".

Sports USA sees talks between Koreas as good start
Author: 0 USA sees talks between Koreas as good start

The two Koreas agreed that the North's Samjiyon Orchestra would perform in Seoul as well as the northern city of Gangneung where some of the Olympic Games will be held, according to the Unification Ministry. South Korea's four-member delegation was led by Lee Woo-sung, a senior official at the Seoul's culture ministry. South Korea's President Moon Jae-in recently said his United States counterpart Donald Trump "deserves credit" for the talks between two warring neighbours North ...

Sports Strangely, North Korea wants to talk and play
Author: 0 Strangely, North Korea wants to talk and play

It comes after the two Koreas met earlier to discuss North Korea sending a performance art group to the Winter Olympics , which begin in February. North Korea's recent conciliatory moves in connection with the Olympics are widely viewed as an attempt to ease tensions after last year's nuclear and ballistic missile tests.

Sports Wilkins Returning for Senior Year
Author: 0 Wilkins Returning for Senior Year

Clemson's defense was already one of the nation's best. As great as Clemson's defensive line was previous year, there is room for improvement, and that's a scary thought for the rest of college football. The 6-foot-3, 305-pound Wilkins, of Springfield, Mass., recently was named a first-team All-American by The Sporting News and the American Football Coaches Association and a second-team All-American by the Associated Press and the Walter Camp Foundation.

Sports Seahawks expected to make Ken Norton Jr. defensive coordinator
Author: 0 Seahawks expected to make Ken Norton Jr. defensive coordinator

The Seahawks are reportedly hiring Ken Norton Jr .as their new defensive coordinator to replace Kris Richard, whose status remains uncertain but won't return as the DC. "He's really done a great job of when we're there with him, he's always preparing us to be coordinators, to be head coaches". He was sacked during this season by the Oakland Raiders, where he was defensive coordinator.

Sports Coco goes bananas as the United States slips up at Aussie Open
Author: 0 Coco goes bananas as the United States slips up at Aussie Open

Vandeweghe began complaining to the chair umpire at the end of the first set that Hisense Arena was "ill prepared" because there were no bananas available. The second one was I think an insult against me. "I don't understand why you're being so rude about it". The umpire had overruled the line judge's call of out, prompting Vandeweghe to exclaim "that's baloney, have you ever played tennis?" Then she screamed an obscenity while trailing 1-5 in the second set.

Sports Rivals.com Reporter Courtney Roland Releases Statement After Disappearance
Author: 0 Rivals.com Reporter Courtney Roland Releases Statement After Disappearance

A Texas college football reporter found wandering near a Houston highway - after being reported missing for a day - has been discharged following several days in a hospital, and on Monday she revealed more about what doctors found. She thanked everyone for all of their prayers. Courtney Roland shared a message on Twitter thanking family and friends after going missing early January .