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Ferrer ends era by sending Hewitt into retirement

I have always said "C'mon" purely to fire myself up. "I was expecting a tough match but I'm happy with the way I'm playing", Wawrinka told the press. "I think throwing my name out there with it makes the whole thing an absolute farce". The Australian...

Australian Open: Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams set up mouth-watering quater-final clash

The world No. 1 has treated the five-time Grand Slam champion as a personal punching bag in reeling off 17 straight wins, since she suffered a 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 loss in the WTA Tour Championships final in November, 2004. Obviously, 24 is close but it's s...

Sharapova, Williams to face off in quarterfinal

Maria Sharapova celebrates after winning her fourth round match against Belinda Bencic on day seven of the 2016 Australian Open . Federer, who has won four titles in Australia among his 17 majors, enters the third-round contest with 299 wins in Gr...

Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova set up Australian Open last eight clash

The keys of the match I'm not going to say. "I really love what I do". Williams, with the great Margaret Court in the stadium watching, held serve and broke again for a 3-1 lead. "Everything I've been trying to work on was kind of clicking". "But...

Winter storm: State sending crew, trucks downstate

Severe snowstorms are affecting more than 20 American states, with emergencies declared in 10 and at least nine deaths. Significant shutdowns and service changes are in effect while New York City gets hammered by a winter storm that's among the b...

Rory McIlroy optimistic of improved short game following laser eye surgery

Spieth can be deliberate on the greens, but he's by no means one of the sport's snails. But it doesn't make a whole lot of sense when our group had caught up and it had no affect on the round. World number three Rory McIlroy has weighed in to the deb...

Jordan Spieth irritated by slow play penalty

McIlroy is playing his first tournament of 2016 - after a gap of nearly two months since winning the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai in November - but showed no signs of ring rustiness as he opened with two straight birdies on the 1h and 11th hol...

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Rockies' Jon Gray says he's ready for D-backs' challenge

He went 2-1 with a 3.41 ERA in five starts against the Rockies this season. Tonight's matchup is shaping up to be a pitcher's duel, as Greinke went 17-7 with a 3.20 ERA dur...

Steelers celebrate win in Baltimore

While he only had three catches on the day, they came in key spots and totaled for 47 yards. Bell carried the ball 35 times to help the Steelers amass 381 yards in offense. Bro...

Yankees beat Twins in Major League Baseball wildcard playoff

This was a moment when the Yankees' season was very much on the line, much too early in the Wild Card game. The Yankees slugger made his first playoff appearance and he picke...

Twins chase Yankees' Luis Severino in the first inning

For those who need a refresher on how these two teams fared most recently against one-another, it was a complete one-sided clobbering back on Sept 18-20, when the Bombers swept...

Chiefs Stay Perfect After 29-20 Takedown of Redskins

The number of receivers Alex Smith completed a pass to in last night's contest. Those tallies included a 78-yard touchdown that put the Chiefs on top of the defending Super Bowl ...

Verstappen hopeful Red Bull can repeat Malaysia GP performance

After a dismal performance two weeks ago in the Singapore Grand Prix, Vettel desperately needed to win some points and close the distance between him and rival Lewis Hamilto...

Goff, Prescott meet after wildly different rookie seasons

ESPN notes that in the Super Bowl era, there have been only two other teams to allow that many in each of the first four games in a season - the 2005 San Francisco 49ers and...

Raiders fall to Broncos, may have lost Carr in the process

For the second game in a row, the Broncos managed only 16 points, however, while they lost to the Buffalo Bills last week, they were able to win this week over the Raiders with...

Raiders at Broncos: Betting odds, weather forecast, injuries and more

Timothy Tebow, who led the Broncos to a 38-24 victory on November 6, 2011. They used Matt McGloin and Connor Cook a year ago . The Denver Broncos sack Oakland Raiders q...

National Football League injury updates: Vikings lose rookie rusher; Titans QB out

The Vikings were already without quarterback Sam Bradford for the third straight game because of a sore left knee, and the scars from last year's ruinous injuries starting with...

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Jose Mourinho has six 'chosen ones' at Manchester United - Danny Blind

Jose Mourinho has six 'chosen ones' at Manchester United - Danny Blind

Manchester City have underlined their status as one of the Premier League's title challengers for this season, with Guardiola's men now top of the table and ahead of Mancheste...

W2W4: Best matches to watch Sunday at the Presidents Cup

W2W4: Best matches to watch Sunday at the Presidents Cup

With most of the work already done, a dominant US team needed only one point from the 12 singles matches Sunday. "It was a fun ride, " Stricker said. I'm going to add some tou...

No. 7 Georgia surges into game at Tennessee

Georgia also traveled senior place-kicker David Marvin, to go with place-kicker Rodrigo Blankenship and punter Cameron Nizialek. While the yards don't pile up like they did as a fr...

Lineups for Chelsea vs Manchester City announced

Lineups for Chelsea vs Manchester City announced

They have scored five goals or more in their last three Premier League games, so Chelsea's first task will be to stop them. How Conte must have envied Pep Guardiola , who ...

Mourinho hopes Fellaini recovers in 2 weeks for Man United

Mourinho hopes Fellaini recovers in 2 weeks for Man United

Lindelof arrived in England with a blossoming reputation and as a player being tipped to take his game to even greater heights on Premier League and Champions League stages with ...

Milestone man Warner sets up win for Australia

Warner (124 off 119 balls), who struck his 14th ODI hundred in his milestone match adding 231 for the opening stand with in-form Aaron Finch (94). Peter Handscomb and Travis Head...

Jack Nicklaus believes the Presidents Cup's popularity is growing

Jack Nicklaus believes the Presidents Cup's popularity is growing

One some of his teammates can't even fathom. "I think it's going to become harder and harder for players to play at the top level for long periods of time", Scott said. But if hi...

Injuries: Randall Cobb set to play for Packers vs. Bears

Injuries: Randall Cobb set to play for Packers vs. Bears

The overall series record now stands at 94-94-6. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers confirmed the players , coaches and staff will repeat its display of unity and wants to tak...

Surprising Knicks player emerges as leader after Carmelo Anthony trade

Surprising Knicks player emerges as leader after Carmelo Anthony trade

George spoke with Sam Amick of USA Today on media day and opened up about how he ended up in OKC and what exactly his frustrations with in were. The Golden State Warriors h...