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'Solid' Sharapova wins second match on comeback

'Solid' Sharapova wins second match on comeback

Having served her doping ban, Sharapova has been welcomed back to the elite circuit with wild cards for not just the tournament in Stuttgart , but also those coming up in the next few weeks in Madrid and Rome. On Wednesday, after she won her first match back over Roberta Vinci, Sharapova let out a laugh at The Sun's presence in Stuttgart . Laura Siegemund and Simona Halep (4) will contest Saturday's other semi-final, after respective wins over Karolina Pliskova (2) and ... Read More

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Eden Hazard: 'Chelsea have put pressure on Tottenham Hotspur'

Eden Hazard: 'Chelsea have put pressure on Tottenham Hotspur'

Claude Puel's men took confidence from the equaliser and looked impressive for the remainder of the first half, although they still went into the break behind. It's right to be focused. Antonio Conte: "I have in my mind the starting 11 but tomorrow I want to check very well the physical consideration of every single player as our last game was an intense one and used energy". Read More

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Ramirez gets 1st RBIs of season, Red Sox top Pirates 4-3

Ramirez gets 1st RBIs of season, Red Sox top Pirates 4-3

Hanley Ramirez #13 of the Boston Red Sox doubles on a fly ball to right field in the bottom of the eight inning during the game against Pittsburgh Pirates on April 13, 2017 at Fenway Park in Boston , Massachusettes. Boston also entered the game against the Rays with the No. 2 batting average in the league at a combined.271 clip. Over on the Red Sox side, they're sending out RHP Steven Wright on Monday. Read More

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Mixed emotions for Arsenal fans after semi-final win

Mixed emotions for Arsenal fans after semi-final win

Bookmakers immediately shortened the odds on the Frenchman signing a new contract, which had been even money before the 2-1 semi-final victory over Manchester City after extra time. "He was over the moon for us but we are delighted as well that we have got to a final for him". City dominated and Sergio Aguero had a seemingly good goal disallowed in the first half after Leroy Sane's cross was ruled to have drifted out of play before falling to the Argentinian. Read More

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Saints take cornerback Lattimore 11th overall in NFL draft

Saints take cornerback Lattimore 11th overall in NFL draft

He also registered a vertical jump of 38.5 inches. "It's going to take some time, but I feel like I can get in there with a vet and learn how to breakdown the film even better than what I was doing when I was at Ohio State". Lattimore has terrific skills at the catch point, where he will physically outwork receivers for the football and disrupt passes with precise timing. Read More

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Wenger confident Sanchez will sign new Arsenal contract

Wenger confident Sanchez will sign new Arsenal contract

Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game with team mates during the Emirates FA Cup , Semi Final match at Wembley Stadium, London . Arsene Wenger is out of contract at the end of the season and is yet to announce whether he'll extend his stay at Arsenal . "We have to keep playing until the end of the season, and our goal is to end up in the top four and make the next Champions League", Navas said. Read More

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RB Foreman reveals he lost son during season

RB Foreman reveals he lost son during season

The Texans have many needs to fill this season, and although there are very tempting players throughout the entire draft, Houston needs to address needs and avoid glamorous picks. "He was just smiling and saying he was so proud of me", Foreman said. "He was just smiling and just saying he was so proud of me. for me to be able to be a Texan on his favorite team was a dream come true", he said. Read More

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Bouchard: Sharapova a 'Cheater,' Should've Been Banned for Life

Bouchard: Sharapova a 'Cheater,' Should've Been Banned for Life

The French Tennis Federation will announce whether the two-time French Open champion has been awarded a wild card into the main draw on May 16. "She has been playing some great tennis here and this is a great opportunity for both of us". Federer captured the Australian Open in January in his first tournament back from a knee injury before triumphing at ATP 1000 events in Indian Wells and Miami, and Sharapova's own return looks set to culminate in success. Read More

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John Wall scores 42 points, Wizards eliminate Hawks 115-99

John Wall scores 42 points, Wizards eliminate Hawks 115-99

Los Angeles squashed a potential run with baskets from Mbah a Moute and Paul and finally carved out a 91-77 lead on a 3-pointer from Rivers with 3:58 left. They both are free agents after this season. The result was a back-and-forth battle leading to just a 47-45 Clippers lead at halftime. Utah ultimately could not overcome 7-of-26 shooting from 3-point range. Read More

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Arsene demands the Arsenal fight to the finish

Arsene demands the Arsenal fight to the finish

Facing a revolt louder, more volatile and more distracting than anything he's experienced throughout his twenty years in north London, amid a run of just ten points gained from nine Premier League fixtures, Arsene Wenger did what any great manager, thinker, writer or musician would do - steal a good idea from someone else. Read More

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Falcons make 1st round move, get UCLA defensive end McKinley

Falcons make 1st round move, get UCLA defensive end McKinley

We are going to live that life". Quinn noted that most defenses spend half of their snaps playing five defensive backs to combat all of the three-wide-receiver formations. I don't think Foster or Reddick, the two top linebackers available in this draft, are still on the board when the Lions pick at 21. "I think it depends on what your vision is offensively, what you want to do". Read More

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Browns trade up to select David Njoku

That, combined with his lack of obvious National Football League position, will be enough to move him down draft boards. Leonard Fournette is the chalk pick but this is the team that drafted Blake Bortles completely out of the blue in the top five a few years ago. Read More

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Arsenal rekindle top four hope with 2-1 victory at struggling Middlesbrough

Arsenal rekindle top four hope with 2-1 victory at struggling Middlesbrough

On a tricky surface and in incessant rain, Middlesbrough would have felt that they could get at a vulnerable Arsenal side, who had suffered four consecutive away day Premier League losses. "There was a bit of nervousness in our dressing room before kick-off because we had not had a good run and that can happen - confidence in life goes away quickly and comes back slowly - but this result helps". Read More

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Arizona's Miller considering Tommy John surgery for UCL tear

Arizona's Miller considering Tommy John surgery for UCL tear

Shelby Miller's MRI is being sent to Dr. James Andrews for a third opinion. Miller is now exploring his options to determine whether or not Tommy John surgery is the best course of action. The right-hander was 2-2 with a 4.09 ERA with 20 strikeouts in four starts before the injury. You never want to be put in this kind of situation and never would you think that it would happen to you. Read More

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Twitter reacts to Myles Garrett getting drafted by the Cleveland Browns

Twitter reacts to Myles Garrett getting drafted by the Cleveland Browns

Instead, the Bears jumped at the chance to take Trubisky even though they signed Mike Glennon after cutting Jay Cutler. That couldn't have been more wrong. There were at least a few folks in the crowd rooting for the Browns to take a shot on Trubisky, though, including Jamie Klein, a eighth-grader from Mentor who said it would have been one of the coolest things he's seen in his life. Read More

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Mourinho reveals Fosu-Mensah injury after United and City stalemate

Mourinho reveals Fosu-Mensah injury after United and City stalemate

But Fellaini was the talking point, fouling Aguero in the 84th minute, before walking up to him and bumping foreheads, sending the City striker sprawling. He thinks its a red because it's Marouane Fellaini. "In the first half we controlled easily the game, we controlled easily the defensive side of the game and we were always risky on the counter-attack and we had two good chances to score", he said. Read More

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Messi scores twice again as Barcelona routs Osasuna 7-1

Messi scores twice again as Barcelona routs Osasuna 7-1

Enrique has continued to select Gomes, however, and the Portugal global produced arguably his best performance in a Barcelona shirt on Wednesday night when he netted twice in the 7-1 win over Osasuna . Teenager Ousmane Dembele scored one goal and set up another in a five minute spell in the second half to help Dortmund come back from 2-1 down after having taken a 19th-minute lead through Marco Reus. Read More

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Celtics beat Bulls 108-97, take 3-2 lead in series

A home team held serve for the first time this series thanks to 24 points from Avery Bradley, and Isaiah Thomas scoring 11 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter. Celtics at Bulls, Boston leads 3-2. Butler's 30-foot buzzer-beater to end the third quarter seemed to indicate a harbinger of things to come, giving the Bulls an 81-79 lead. Read More

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LeBron James sends Pacers home packing, Oklahoma City takes series lead

James was the ideal candidate to do it. That might be as close as they get to winning a game in the playoffs, considering James simply doesn't lose in the first round. Boston's inability to rebound is hurting them in the postseason, and they can't make the finals without a true superstar. Now, facing elimination in Game 4, the end appears near for the Indiana Pacers - and not just the end of the playoffs. Read More

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LeBron James has won his last 21 1st-round games

That's been the result of it". James was on fire in the second half, and finished the game with 41 points, 13 rebounds, and 12 assists. It was the first time that the Pacers' Paul George was swept in a playoff series. However, the Pacers rallied in the fourth quarter, reeling off a 19-4 run to take a two-point lead with 1:31 remaining in the game. Nene made all 12 of his shots and had 10 rebounds on an off night for James Harden, who had 16 points on 5-for-16 shooting. Read More

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DeRozan, Raptors rebound from tough outing, jolt Bucks

They will both need to keep up this play for the Bucks to win Game 4. Game 5 of the first round playoff series takes place at 7 p.m. ET at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto. Ibaka had a terrible shooting afternoon, but made himself prominent on D with 3 blocked shots and 6 boards. Delon Wright had 13 points off the bench, while Jonas Valanciunas had 11 points and seven rebounds. Read More

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Orioles' Seth Smith hits 'Little League home run' against Rays

Orioles' Seth Smith hits 'Little League home run' against Rays

Just a day after Chris Coghlan scored a run following a full-on dive over the top of St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, Flaherty scored a run following a journey in which he was definitely out at third. He allowed 5 hits and 2 runs - 1 earned - and walked 2. He left with a 3-2 lead, but the bullpen gave it up. RAYS KEY TRENDS: The Rays are 5-2 in their last seven games after scoring two runs or less in their previous game but have dropped 40 of their last 58 road games. Read More

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Eagles Fans Cheer Derek Barnett Selection

Eagles Fans Cheer Derek Barnett Selection

We know Barnett was the best player available because the brain trust said so. When he answered the phone, Eagles owner Jeff Lurie was on the other end. They did their research on Barnett, sending waves of scouts to the Tennessee campus, canvassing Barnett's inner sanctum, and doing everything they could do to know everything about him. Read More

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NFL prospect: Rape report 'completely false,' skipping draft

NFL prospect: Rape report 'completely false,' skipping draft

It's incredibly hard to project just how the alleged charge impacts Conley's draft stock. USA TODAY's report details information gathered from a police report of the incident, which allegedly took place early on April 9th. Thomas said they had never met before that night and only knew about Conley's stature as a high-profile athlete last week. She claims she said, 'No, stop, it hurts!' but he kept going until he finished. Read More

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Reynolds will change Wests culture: Cleary

Reynolds will change Wests culture: Cleary

Reynolds has played 129 first-grade games for the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs since his NRL debut in 2011, making his representative debut for New South Wales in Game II in the 2013 State of Origin series before going on to feature in all three games of the Blues' successful 2014 Origin series. Read More

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France debates: did Le Pen or Macron win Whirlpool fight?

France debates: did Le Pen or Macron win Whirlpool fight?

Le Pen, specifically, is accused of paying her bodyguard, Thierry Legier, and her chief of staff, Catherine Griset, with European Union parliamentary funds. On Sunday, the French nationals participated in the presidential election. Le Pen's support for an overall ban on religious slaughter is consistent with her previously stated positions on other matters of religion and state. Read More

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Tom Hanks going on 'NFL moratorium' over Raiders move

Tom Hanks going on 'NFL moratorium' over Raiders move

The New York Jets have waived running back Brandon Burks, wide receiver Darius Jennings, long snapper Josh Latham, linebacker Jeff Luc and defensive lineman Julien Obioha. Second-year backs Jalen Richard and DeAndre Washington are both smaller backs and are not as suited to short-yardage and goal-line situations. I always have, ever since that bastard Charlie Finley installed it. Read More

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