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Sports Kyrgios beats Wawrinka to reach Mexico Open semifinals
Author: 0 Kyrgios beats Wawrinka to reach Mexico Open semifinals

Kyrgios had already brushed aside Nadal's complaint that he lacked respect "for the public, the opponent and himself". I'm not going to comment on him, his game. Cameron repelled both to keep the serve intact and he never looked back, breaking in the next game despite being 40-0 down and sealing the deal when Mackenzie netted a forehand in game eight to join Zverev in the last four and crack the top-50 for the first time in a career.

Sports Kepa Arrizabalaga, Chelsea goalie, returns to first team against Fulham
Author: 0 Kepa Arrizabalaga, Chelsea goalie, returns to first team against Fulham

The pressure has eased on Maurizio Sarri following Chelsea's recent performances. There have been arguments that he does not contribute enough in terms of goals and assists, which is a fair criticism of him, but that's no justification for Chelsea fans in attendance at Stamford Bridge to be booing him have they have recently.

Sports Jurgen Klopp blames windy conditions for Liverpool's goalless draw with Everton
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp blames windy conditions for Liverpool's goalless draw with Everton

That's a really disappointing question - do you think it's PlayStation? We brought Adam Lallana in but all the football plans, throw them in the bin because you have to be ready for the long balls and the second balls. "Very, very hard game for different reasons", Klopp said. "Our derbies [against Manchester United and Everton] are over and we play all the others now".

Sports Major League Baseball could push back pitch clock until at least 2022
Author: 0 Major League Baseball could push back pitch clock until at least 2022

The league has already begun experimenting with some of the new rules. The players' union is reportedly amenable to numerous proposed alterations, including the unified trade deadline, roster expansion and shorter breaks between innings, giving officials from both Major League Baseball and the union hope that the continued talks on rule changes could head off a labor dispute in the coming years.

Sports UNC's Roy Williams falls near bench, helped off court
Author: 0 UNC's Roy Williams falls near bench, helped off court

Williams, who has had episodes with vertigo in the past, suffered this case when when he quickly turned after watching a 3-pointer by Coby White. The Tar Heels held a 35-33 lead on Clemson when Williams left. I started feeling a heck of a lot better, but we was up six or seven and I didn't want to jinx it. Williams appeared to be turning toward a bench when he apparently fell forward.

Sports Solskjaer ‘confident’ of Man Utd miracle in Paris
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Andreas is truly a versatile player as he's capable of playing on either flank, as an attacking midfielder, central midfielder and even occasionally as a defensive midfielder. "We have done fantastically well away from home but we go to PSG with the belief, we have nothing to lose". "It was like the old days", beamed Solskjaer, whose side now lead Arsenal by one point in the race for Champions League qualification, with Chelsea four points further back with two games in hand.

Sports India eye third successive ODI series win against Australia
Author: 0 India eye third successive ODI series win against Australia

A big win for India after being defeated in the T20 series. However, for the quartet of Rahul, Pant, Shankar and Kaul, the coming five matches will be an acid test as and when they are inducted into the playing XI. Chinaman Kuldeep Yadav explained in the Chahal TV episode how he got the wicket of Peter Handscomb in the first ODI. Add to it, Jadhav's side-arm low off-breaks and the likes of Glenn Maxwell, D'Arcy Short, Marcus Stoinis and Shaun Marsh may find it hard to negotiate the overs.

Sports Tavares jeered as 'traitor' in hostile Isles return
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Tavares, who spent the first nine seasons of his career with the Islanders before signing as a free agent with his hometown Maple Leafs in July, was held off the scoresheet, though he was on the ice for Hyman's goal as well as a second goal by Hyman that was waved off due to offside.

Sports Liverpool defender Van Dijk: Everton won't match our hunger
Author: 0 Liverpool defender Van Dijk: Everton won't match our hunger

Speaking ahead of the return game on Sunday, Murphy thinks that if Liverpool can get the first goal, it could play into their hands. Everton fan Tony Bellew admits he is "dreading" the Merseyside derby, but says Marco Silva is "quietly confident" ahead of the game.

Sports Sergio Ramos banned additional European match for yellow card
Author: 0 Sergio Ramos banned additional European match for yellow card

The disciplinary body of UEFA meted a two-match ban for the Real Madrid defender for deliberately getting into the referee's book in the Real Madrid 2-1 win over Ajax in the Champions League . "By the way, a match in which I did not play". "It is not to underestimate the opponent but sometimes there is a time to make decisions and I have done so".

Sports How does Kyler Murray compare to Josh Allen?
Author: 0 How does Kyler Murray compare to Josh Allen?

He also ran for 1,001 yards and capped off his final collegiate season as a Heisman Trophy victor. While he will not work out at the Combine, Murray will do everything at his pro day later this month. I have a great relationship with him. "(I would) love to play in NY (with the Giants)" Murray said. After Rosen got his Instagram in order on Monday , eagle-eyed fans noticed the tenth overall pick in last year's draft had scrubbed all traces of the Cardinals from his Instagram feed, sans ...

Sports Dubai Tennis Championships: Defending champion Bautista Agut and Nishikori bow out
Author: 0 Dubai Tennis Championships: Defending champion Bautista Agut and Nishikori bow out

A couple of rain delays, especially one at 5-all, coming back with sort of no preparation, you just have to serve", said second-seeded Federer. The tiebreaker was tough. Federer was forced to repel a strong fight-back from his opponent, who failed to convert a break point early in the deciding set before the Swiss star held his nerve to secure victory.

Sports Emery vows Arsenal will take 'big opportunity' against Spurs
Author: 0 Emery vows Arsenal will take 'big opportunity' against Spurs

Kane thought he had pulled the hosts level just moments after Ramsey's opener when he powered home a header from Eriksen's free-kick but was correctly ruled offside before Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno produced a sensational double save just before half-time.

Sports Dubai fans have taken Roger Federer to their hearts: Dubai Duty-Free CEO
Author: 0 Dubai fans have taken Roger Federer to their hearts: Dubai Duty-Free CEO

Saturday's match will be a battle of the generations - and a repeat of their meeting in the last 16 of the Australian Open in January, which was surprisingly won by Tsitsipas in four sets on his way to the semifinals. "The whole match changed out of nowhere", Tsitsipas said. The 20-year-old entered the Dubai Open on the back of lifting the Marseille title and has won his last eight matches on the bounce.

Sports Maxwell's Big Show Hands Kohli First Series Defeat As Captain At Home
Author: 0 Maxwell's Big Show Hands Kohli First Series Defeat As Captain At Home

Possibly feeling left out by all the centuries being scored by Test contenders in the Sheffield Shield, Maxwell smashed an unbeaten 113 off 55 balls to chase down India's imposing score of 190 with 2 balls to spare. Dhoni last night at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru scored 40 runs from 23 balls hitting three fours and three maximums. MS Dhoni hits his 50th six in T20I and 350th six in global cricket during the innings.

Sports Fulham caretaker boss Scott Parker amazed by Sir Alex Ferguson advice
Author: 0 Fulham caretaker boss Scott Parker amazed by Sir Alex Ferguson advice

And on the status of Kepa Arrizabalaga , who refused to be substituted in last weekend's cup final, Sarri said that the situation was now closed, following the Spaniard's dropping from the team against Spurs. "But we are very happy for Willy, because now we know very well he is able to play in a very hard match". "I'm really very sorry [for Ranieri]", Sarri said.

Sports Portland Trail Blazers stuck in elevator, hilarity ensues
Author: 0 Portland Trail Blazers stuck in elevator, hilarity ensues

The Trail Blazers eventually were rescued, and Emerson College released a statement on the matter, via Boston.com's Nicole Yang. Portland and Boston combined to shoot just 6 of 32 from three-point range. "Stairs!" the players said as they exited. "The Toronto game is one of our, you know, most important games", Kanter said. Trail Blazers Injuries: Evan Turner: out (left knee soreness).

Sports Kyrgios topples Nadal to reach Acapulco quarter-finals
Author: 0 Kyrgios topples Nadal to reach Acapulco quarter-finals

But Kyrgios was booed by the crowd for some of his antics during the match - including an underarm first serve - and Nadal , who was clearly fuming and barely shook his opponent's hand, took aim at him afterwards. There were several flashpoints in the match which might have upset Nadal . A new, revamped game and service have meant that Nadal breezed through the competition in the Australian Open this year, and it was no wonder that he went into Thursday's match as the favourite.

Sports Manchester United's Antonio Valencia resigned to summer exit
Author: 0 Manchester United's Antonio Valencia resigned to summer exit

Solskjaer was fulsome in his praise of the 28-year-old but wants him to consider what the club have done for him as contract talks rumble on. "My contract is up in the summer but I still, as I've always done for Man United , just give 100 per cent and my best".

Sports Sexton and Farrell lead criticism of World Rugby's global revamp
Author: 0 Sexton and Farrell lead criticism of World Rugby's global revamp

Plans for a 12-year competition, along the lines of football's UEFA Nations League, have been mooted principally by World Rugby's ambitious Argentinian vice-president Agustin Pichot. - will get under way in August. "We've still got material issues with this proposed format, we keep putting them on the table, yet we haven't seen any other options presented".

Sports Wisconsin QB Alex Hornibrook Is Reportedly Considering Transfer
Author: 0 Wisconsin QB Alex Hornibrook Is Reportedly Considering Transfer

Officials close to the University of Wisconsin football program are confirming that QB Alex Hornibrook intends to transfer. However, Hornibrook will probably be remembered by most for the mistakes he made, most notably his 33 career interceptions, many of which coming at the worst possible times in games.

Sports Jason Witten to end retirement, return to Cowboys
Author: 0 Jason Witten to end retirement, return to Cowboys

An 11-time Pro Bowl selection, Witten owns several Cowboys franchise records, including most receptions and receiving yards. Witten back on the field with Amari Cooper also running routes will make a risky combo. Officially, the lack of competition is the reason why tight end Jason Witten is returning to the Dallas Cowboys. Philadelphia's Zach Ertz topped that with 116 this past season.

Sports Manchester City replaces Nike with Puma in kit deal
Author: 0 Manchester City replaces Nike with Puma in kit deal

The Brazil worldwide has missed the last three games with a damaged hamstring. Jesus, out since sustaining a hamstring injury in the FA Cup win over Newport in the middle of February, is another player now unavailable to Guardiola, although his inclusion in the Brazil squad for next month's friendlies suggests he is not far from being available.

Sports Senators trade Stone to Golden Knights for package including Brannstrom
Author: 0 Senators trade Stone to Golden Knights for package including Brannstrom

Mark Stone was considered the best player available as the National Hockey League trade deadline approached, a 26-year-old forward who consistently has 60 points a season. But he believes the Senators have the prospects, draft picks and veterans to rebuild in the right way. - The Bruins snared forward Marcus Johansson from the Devils for a second-round pick this year and a fourth-rounder next season.

Sports Alonso to test McLaren F1 vehicle in new ambassador role
Author: 0 Alonso to test McLaren F1 vehicle in new ambassador role

Equipped with the C5 tyres - the softest compound in Pirelli's range - Norris posted a 1m17.709s time to edge Red Bull's Pierre Gasly off of top spot. "It certainly hasn't made up for last week as everybody else at this stage is fine tuning the balance whereas we're needing to understand the vehicle, but I feel we're at a good spot, the auto isn't in the ideal window right now but I feel like it's definitely got the potential and we've still got three days ahead of us to do that".

Sports Ravens release WR Michael Crabtree
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Crabtree broke into the National Football League with San Francisco in 2009 and played with the 49ers through 2014 before joining Oakland in 2015. Crabtree blamed himself for the Ravens' overtime 12-9 loss to the Cleveland Browns in Week 5.

Sports Mark Lawrenson explains how Harry Kane has affected the mindset of Tottenham
Author: 0 Mark Lawrenson explains how Harry Kane has affected the mindset of Tottenham

We're disappointed because in a few days, two defeats is hard to accept. Speaking after the 2-0 defeat at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday evening, Pochettino said: "Today Chelsea and Arsenal are the same levels in terms of rivalry". The Blues are still sixth on the standings with 53 points, two behind fifth-placed Manchester United but still have a game to play. Pochettino has accepted a Football Association charge of improper conduct after confronting referee Mike Dean after Saturday's ...

Sports Dwyane Wade gave in awesome interview moments after hitting ridiculous buzzer beater
Author: 0 Dwyane Wade gave in awesome interview moments after hitting ridiculous buzzer beater

Dwyane Wade hailed a "special" moment in his final National Basketball Association season as he hit a stunning buzzer-beater to defeat defending champions the Golden State Warriors . The Warriors fell to 43-18. The rest of the team? Some of the Warriors watched the replay on the overhead screens with a look of disbelief, and after a moment Warriors star Stephen Curry came over to offer congratulations after presumably their last head-to-head meeting before Wade retires after this ...

Sports Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: ‘Quality’ Man United star took his chance
Author: 0 Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: ‘Quality’ Man United star took his chance

The 28-year-old has started all of Manchester United's 28 Premier League games, keeping only seven clean sheets, five of which have come since the turn of the year. He said: "Rashford is fully fit now". Lukaku will be hoping to retain his starting spot in the Manchester United team for their home clash against Southampton in their next Premier League clash on Saturday.

Sports Manuel Pellegrini doesn’t expect charmed life at Manchester City
Author: 0 Manuel Pellegrini doesn’t expect charmed life at Manchester City

The confidence that Pellegrini and his players have going into this one will be significantly boosted by results against other top six sides this season. Liverpool have won only one of their last four league games. "Still, they are leading", Guardiola said , shrugging off suggestions that Jurgen Klopp's men are struggling.

Sports Roger Federer fends off Marton Fucsovics for Dubai semi-final spot
Author: 0 Roger Federer fends off Marton Fucsovics for Dubai semi-final spot

The Swiss converted, though, on his fifth break point. Roger Federer believes that playing against left-handed players is not a problem for him anymore like it may have been in the past. It was a close match for Tsitsipas as the first 2 sets were decided by tiebreakers but the Greek superstar showed his class in the final set which he won 6-1.