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It is the second year in a row that the seventh-seeded Ostapenko has advanced to the third round here after losing in the first round in her first appearance in Australia in 2016. "That's what I did today". I think he deserved to win also ... but I was also courageous and I did my job at the end. In what could be one of the most entertaining matches, Tsonga will play Kyrgios in the third round.
  • Svitolina set for Open date with teen star

    Svitolina set for Open date with teen star

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    In case you didn't know. . The 31-year-old Bondarenko broke Pavlyuchenkova's serve four times and only dropped her own serve once to register her 20th career win against a top 20 player. Kostyuk's memorable journey is only going to get tougher as she faces fellow Ukrainian Elina Svitolina in the last 32 of the tournament where she has promised she will enjoy the moment but also try and show her best tennis, as she has in the previous two rounds.
  • OU Named NABC National Team of the Week

    OU Named NABC National Team of the Week

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    That's more than any other major-conference player has had since 1999, according to ESPN statistics. Did it ever. With Brown leading the defensive charge and the Wildcats doubling at every opportunity, Young needed 21 shots to produce his team-high 20 points and finished with a whopping 12 turnovers.
  • Titans, Mularkey Agree to Part Ways

    Titans, Mularkey Agree to Part Ways

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    Titans owner Amy Adams Strunk said in a statement that ownership and Mularkey saw " different paths to achieve greater success ". "He took over our team during a low moment and together with (Titans GM Jon Robinson ) built a solid foundation for our franchise".
  • Sun Country Airlines offering charter flight for Vikings fans to Philadelphia

    Sun Country Airlines offering charter flight for Vikings fans to Philadelphia

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    I mean, you could have a freaking Pro Bowl team with the guys on IR. Moreover, we sometimes judge an entire team based on their quarterback, and miss some important things in doing so. Defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz will have a 1:30 p.m. news conference, and offensive coordinator Frank Reich will follow him at 1:45 p.m. With Jordan Hicks out, the Eagles tandem of Nigel Bradham and Mychal Kendricks has been solid.
  • Rajon Rondo Questions Why Isaiah Thomas Would Have Received Tribute Video

    Rajon Rondo Questions Why Isaiah Thomas Would Have Received Tribute Video

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    The Celtics initially had a plan that would have avoided this conflict altogether-that was to show the tribute video on January 3, when the Cavaliers made their first visit to Boston. He hasn't played in 7 months, so you gotta give him some time. "Danny (Ainge) tried to sell me on it, but I told him, 'He had a shot, Danny, and he punked you on it".
  • Former Celtics great Jo Jo White dies at 71

    Former Celtics great Jo Jo White dies at 71

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    In 2010, White underwent surgery to remove a malignant tumor. During his career, he played for the Celtics, Golden State Warriors, Kansas City Kings and represented the U.S.in the 1968 Olympics' in Mexico City. White continued to serve as a community ambassador for the Celtics after recovery and continued to earn admiration from everyone in the organization, including coach Doc Rivers .
  • Can Clemson finally end 0-58 streak at North Carolina?

    Can Clemson finally end 0-58 streak at North Carolina?

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    The Tigers shot just 32 percent, turned the ball over eight times and were 4-of-10 from the free throw line in the first half, allowing the Tar Heels (15-4, 3-2) to forge a 38-23 halftime lead. On Monday, North Carolina junior forward Luke Maye was named ACC Player of the Week for the third time this season. Kevin Knox had 21 points for the Wildcats (14-4, 4-2), who led 54-40 with 12:28 after Knox made a short jumper.
  • Skipping Bail? Wallaby leads police on Sydney chase

    Skipping Bail? Wallaby leads police on Sydney chase

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    Also on the famous Australian bridge on Tuesday morning was former Wallabies captain Nick Farr-Jones, who made a decision to help out. Mr Farr-Jones was driving to work on Tuesday morning when he saw police cars stopped on the Harbour Bridge.
  • Inks two-year deal with Nationals

    Inks two-year deal with Nationals

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    The deal is pending completion of a physical exam. The Washington Nationals are bring back a quality veteran bench player. Murphy had knee surgery in October and wasn't sure of his return when he spoke to the media at Nationals Winterfest in December.
  • Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski Dies at Age 21

    Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski Dies at Age 21

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    A rifle "was recovered next to Hilinski and a suicide note was found", according to the Pullman Police Department . Tyler Hilinski , 21, has died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, Pullman Police confirmed in a press release Tuesday night.
  • Eagles' defense knew exactly what was coming on final play versus Falcons

    Eagles' defense knew exactly what was coming on final play versus Falcons

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    Minnesota, well, the Eagles answered that question in a tweet Monday morning. That was exemplified against the Eagles (14-3), who like the Falcons sputtered in the red zone. He made his debut in the regular-season finale, a 6-0 loss to the Dallas Cowboys after missing the majority of the season with an Achilles injury. Have thoughts on how the Falcons and Eagles are performing? Minnesota opened as a 3.5-point favorite so as of this writing, there has been no line movement.
  • ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018 to be played in March

    ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018 to be played in March

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    Group B of the World Cup qualifiers, meanwhile, will comprise Afghanistan , Zimbabwe, Scotland, Hong Kong and the runners-up from the Division 2 tournament. The final match will be played at Harare Sports Club. Zimbabwe Cricket chairman Tavengwa Mukuhlani: "We are tremendously excited to be hosting the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 event which will bring some of the world's most talented and gifted cricketers to our lovely country".
  • Liverpool will reinvest full Coutinho fee, says Klopp

    Liverpool will reinvest full Coutinho fee, says Klopp

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    When asked about the win against City marking a good start to life without Coutinho, Gini said : "To be fair we didn't think about that". Klopp continued: "The owners are completely on my side". Roberto Firmino , Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah contributed to a dizzying spell of three goals in nine second-half minutes as Liverpool ripped the previously undefeated Premier League leaders to shreds.
  • Rand Paul says is 'Unfair' to call President Trump a racist

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    This comes after his last week's remarks describing African Nations and Haiti as "Shithole" countries elicited global outrage, many viewing the sentiments as being racist . He reportedly used an expletive while talking about immigrants from certain countries. More: Did Trump use vulgar language at an immigration meeting? Two Republican senators who were also in the meeting, Sens.
  • Australian Open: Novak Djokovic makes triumphant return from injury

    Australian Open: Novak Djokovic makes triumphant return from injury

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    As the season's first Grand Slam began, more details emerged of the contentious annual player gathering on Friday - first revealed by Sportsmail on Monday - in which he proposed a body to purely represent players' interests. There was no talks about boycott or anything like that". It extended her streak to 10 consecutive wins, including the Sydney International title last week - her first title since the 2016 U.S.
  • Kevin Sumlin says he needed a break after leaving Texas A&M

    Kevin Sumlin says he needed a break after leaving Texas A&M

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    While Sumlin was assessing his future following his firing, which likely would have included a television gig if he had not hopped right back into coaching, he kept his promise as a speaker at the American Football Coaches Association convention in Charlotte on January 8.
  • Leicester Through As Iheanacho Scores First VAR Goal In England

    Leicester Through As Iheanacho Scores First VAR Goal In England

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    Elsewhere Leicester City ended League One Fleetwood Town's FA Cup dreams with Kelechi Iheanacho scoring twice for the Foxes at the King Power Stadium. The goal was worth waiting for, however, as Burke met a cross and thrashed the ball into the top corner off the underside of the bar leaving West Ham to play Bournemouth or Wigan Athletic in the next round.
  • All 15 seasons of 'ER' now streaming on Hulu

    All 15 seasons of 'ER' now streaming on Hulu

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    The series starred (among many) George Clooney , Julianna Margulies , Noah Wyle , Anthony Edwards, Eriq LaSalle, Laura Innes, Maura Tierney, and Goran Visnjic. George Clooney, one of the lead stars of ER, released a statement and expressed his excitement over the show's release on Hulu. Television, was the signature NBC drama of the 1990s.
  • President Trump denies making 's---hole' comments, says he's 'not a racist'

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    The President insisted to reporters, "I am not a racist ". "For years, I and others have been trying to tell you, the American people, that this man has been exhibiting bigoted behavior". Sen. Dick Durbin of IL, the only Democrat at Thursday's meeting, said Trump had indeed said what he was reported to have said. Mr Trump was said to have told them that instead of granting temporary residency to citizens of countries hit by natural disasters, war or epidemics, the U.S.
  • Patriots' Matt Patricia reportedly will take Lions coaching job, not Giants

    Patriots' Matt Patricia reportedly will take Lions coaching job, not Giants

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    Although Patricia's defensive units did not appear to be the most dominant since he became the defensive coordinator in 2012, they were capable of keeping opposing teams out of the end zone. They're one of the favorites to do it again this year. Better for him to not to be just across the river from the NFL's Park Avenue headquarters after wearing a Deflategate T-shirt depicting Goodell as a clown after the Patriots won Super Bowl LI last February.
  • Efforts to curb North Korea's nuclear ambitions at the Vancouver meeting

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    Brian Hook, the U.S. State Department's director of policy planning, said last week that participants, including U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, would probe how to boost maritime security around North Korea and options to interdict ships carrying prohibited goods in violation of sanctions .
  • Studs and duds for the Steelers loss to the Jaguars

    Studs and duds for the Steelers loss to the Jaguars

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    PITTSBURGHWhen the Pittsburgh Steelers look back on what went wrong in their failed bid to return to the AFC Championship Game , missed opportunities and questionable coaching decisions will sting most . The Steelers chose to onside kick and they didn't recover the kick because of illegal touching. Things were said. They had to back it up. "We don't even know who's going to play in the Super Bowl because we're not looking ahead to that".
  • Florida golfers play through while a massive gator fights a python

    Florida golfers play through while a massive gator fights a python

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    Photos showing a battle of the beasts were snapped on a Florida golf course, as a python and alligator fought to the death. 'They were absolutely still, ' he said. 'And he had all these people around him these golf carts and people walking around taking photographs'. Nadler's photo, which has since been shared almost 20,000 times on Facebook, shows the snake and gator wrapped around each other, WPLG-TV first reported.
  • Cavs 'Definitely' Will Make Deal Before Trade Deadline

    Cavs 'Definitely' Will Make Deal Before Trade Deadline

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    James is averaging 27.1 points, 8.8 assists, and 8.0 rebounds per game so far this season. "It seemed like the rim got smaller and smaller". Cleveland's best chances at improvement are internal. The Cavs were 2-for-17 from the field in the period at that point, with Love air-balling a 10-footer and Cleveland badly missing its three 3-point attempts.
  • Minnesota Vikings React to 'Unbelievable' Win Over New Orleans Saints

    Minnesota Vikings React to 'Unbelievable' Win Over New Orleans Saints

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    James Harrison, 39, is a linebacker for New England, which plays host to Jacksonville in the AFC championship game. "I've just got to make the tackle when he comes down... Jerick McKinnon capped the drive with a 14-yard run at the 9:45 mark of the first quarter for a 7-0 lead. "That's when I heard the oh my god oh my god", says Jamie Johnke.
  • Manchester City bid £45million for Shakhtar's Fred

    Manchester City bid £45million for Shakhtar's Fred

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    Fred played twice against City in the Champions League this season, Shakhtar losing 2-0 at the Etihad Stadium before beating Guardiola's men 2-1 in the Group F finale in Ukraine. However, I confess, I wait impatiently for his call to arrive now . The Premier League leaders are keen to secure a long-term successor to Fernandinho.
  • Ben McAdoo could find a job in National Football League hell

    Ben McAdoo could find a job in National Football League hell

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    McAdoo was New York's offensive coordinator for two seasons before taking over as coach when Tom Coughlin left. Last year, Cleveland was the only team to score fewer points than the Giants. In Hue Jackson's two seasons as Browns coach, the team is last in the National Football League in scoring. The Giants fired Ben McAdoo on December 4 after the team started 2-10 and benched Eli Manning in favor of Geno Smith.
  • Cops: Eagles fan arrested after punching horse at the Linc

    Cops: Eagles fan arrested after punching horse at the Linc

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    The Eagles won their game last weekend, which makes this angry fandom all the bit more unusual. There's horsing around and then there's literally punching a horse. That is not cool", another Eagles fan said. Per Philadelphia County Municipal Court records , Hendricks was formally charged with aggravated assault, illegally taunting a police animal, simple assault and defiant trespassing.
  • Will Ferrell asks Roger Federer at Australian Open if he's a gazelle

    Will Ferrell asks Roger Federer at Australian Open if he's a gazelle

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    He did not crush Bedene, back representing Slovenia following his almost three years as a British player, but one break in the first two sets and two in the third proved enough for a 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 victory lasting an hour and 39 minutes. "I was a bit scared", he said. Federer will be back in action on Thursday when he takes on Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff. The world number two, bidding for a 20th grand slam title after claiming his 18th here previous year and 19th at Wimbledon, broke ...
  • Forces detect IED in Srinagar outskirts

    Forces detect IED in Srinagar outskirts

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    He said after receiving inputs, police, CRPF and army men laid siege around Shalateng area and conducted searches in the area to detect the explosive device. A police official told Rising Kashmir that traffic on the Srinagar to north Kashmir was suspended for some time till the IED was defused. IED claimed lives of four policemen in Sopore last week when it went off in a busy market.
  • Leonard Fournette 'okay' after 'minor' auto accident, Jaguars say

    Leonard Fournette 'okay' after 'minor' auto accident, Jaguars say

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    He was not hurt and "was able to drive home", according to the official's tweet. The Florida Highway Patrol reported the crash just after 11:30 a.m. Fournette's team defeated the Steelers in Pittsburgh on Sunday to advance to the AFC Championship game, where the Jaguars will again be a significant underdog against the Patriots.
  • Man United ease past Stoke City in EPL

    Man United ease past Stoke City in EPL

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    According to CNEWS TV host Thibaud Vezirian , the transfer of Henrikh Mkhitaryan to Arsenal is done, and it will, in return, now allow Sanchez to seal his move to United. 'My first target is to do the best for the team, not to make every player happy, otherwise we will finish 20th, ' the Blues boss concluded. The Chilean has looked certain to be signing for Manchester City for many months now, but Manchester United have surprisingly jumped into the fray , however it may mean giving up ...
  • Williams confirms Sirotkin alongside Stroll for 2018

    Williams confirms Sirotkin alongside Stroll for 2018

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    He collected 13 podiums in two years, including three race wins, and finished third in the series' drivers' standings in both seasons. To provide some experience for its young drivers, Williams has signed Kubica as a reserve and development driver.
  • Antonio Conte: 'Alvaro Morata mustn't lose confidence'

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    Championship side Norwich City kept Chelsea at bay in the FA Cup before Arsenal did the same in the EFL Cup semi-final first leg in midweek prior to Leicester earning a point in London. Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte is unconcerned if being substituted makes Eden Hazard unhappy, stating his priority is to win matches. Antonio Conte's men were held to a goalless draw at Stamford Bridge by Leicester.
  • Novak Djokovic Returns With Rebuilt Serve at Australian Open

    Novak Djokovic Returns With Rebuilt Serve at Australian Open

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    But he added "at the end of the day, it's all just talk beforehand". In the women's draw, Serena Williams was forced to withdraw from the tournament while she still recovers after the birth of her daughter, but sister Venus will look to carry over her resurgence from 2017.
  • Sharapova wins on return to Australian Open

    Sharapova wins on return to Australian Open

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    Sharapova was found to have meldonium in her system after a 2016 drugs test in Melbourne , resulting in a 15-month ban from the WTA Tour. The Russian player will now lock horns with either Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova or Uzbekistan's Varvara Lepchenko in the second round.
  • Djokovic Pushes Aside Any Elbow Concerns In Opener

    Djokovic Pushes Aside Any Elbow Concerns In Opener

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    The former world No. 1 made the change because of the elbow injury that forced him off the tour during Wimbledon past year. I think success should be rewarded, which it is, but I think everyone has a huge push to make tennis as attractive as possible.