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Jana Novotna, Czech Winner of Wimbledon, Dies at 49

Jana Novotna, Czech Winner of Wimbledon, Dies at 49

Novotna passed away "after a long battle with cancer" and was surrounded by her family when she died peacefully. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news. "It was awful to watch, but what nerve to actually win it five years later, and I think all of us in the tennis world were joyful and glad that she did it". Read More

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Macau GP: Irwin win overshadowed by fatal accident

Macau GP: Irwin win overshadowed by fatal accident

In a statement , they added: The Macau Grand Prix Committee extends its deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Daniel. The Brit was riding for Topgun Racing Honda in China, and died en route to the hospital. "It's a tragic end to the day - that's not even a podium, we stood on a box with three steps", Irwin said. Macau has been hosting the street race for cars and motorbikes since 1954. Read More

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Women's basketball team says 'no thanks' to Trump's White House invitation

Women's basketball team says 'no thanks' to Trump's White House invitation

The Gamecocks won the national championship in April, after they knocked off Stanford in the Final Four , then took down SEC foe Mississippi State in the championship game after the Bulldogs beat perennial champ UConn in epic fashion. "As I've been saying since our practices for this season started, all of our focus is on the season ahead", she said. In a statement Thursday night, Staley said the team did end up hearing from the White House but chose not to attend. Read More

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The NFL is not backing down from Jerry Jones' threats

The NFL is not backing down from Jerry Jones' threats

Jones hired Boies and told owners on the compensation committee that he is considering a lawsuit to block Goodell's five-year extension, which would run through 2024. Jones is insisting the percolating feud about Elliott isn't part of his threat to sue the NFL. Other NFL owners sent Jerry Jones a letter calling his actions "detrimental to the league's best interests". Read More

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Danica Patrick gets emotional while announcing she's retiring from NASCAR in 2018

Danica Patrick gets emotional while announcing she's retiring from NASCAR in 2018

She started her press conference by saying it was her final season driving full-time and immediately broke into tears. "I feel like I should be doing this", Patrick said after regaining her composure. "I mean, it's twice the field of Indy cars". But I definitely was faced with situations at the beginning of the year that I had never faced before. It was announced that Patrick would be replaced by Aric Almirola in early November. Read More

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Cleveland Indians ace Corey Kluber wins 2017 American League Cy Young Award

Cleveland Indians ace Corey Kluber wins 2017 American League Cy Young Award

Winning the Cy Young Award just once is an incredible feat in the career of a Major League Baseball pitcher, but bringing home the second one in a row puts Scherzer in some pretty elite company. He posted a 0.779 WHIP in July, while in August and September it kept rising, 1.054 and then 1.345. Strasburg missed almost a month from the second half of July into the middle of August, but he was arguably the best pitcher in baseball after his return. Read More

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Sergio Aguero faints at half-time, taken to hospital during Argentina v Nigeria

Sergio Aguero faints at half-time, taken to hospital during Argentina v Nigeria

Manchester city's forward, Kun Aguero, increased the tally to 2-0 in the 37th minute. But Kelechi Iheanacho inspired Nigeria's fightback. AOIFootball.com can confirm authoritatively that Chippa United goalkeeper , Daniel Akpeyi is expected to return to the goalpost in place of regular shot-stopper Ikechukwu Ezenwa, who has been deputising Carl Ikeme in recent games . Read More

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Misfiring Italy fail to reach World Cup as Sweden go through

Misfiring Italy fail to reach World Cup as Sweden go through

Italy trailed Sweden 1-0 on aggregate ahead of their second-leg match at the San Siro and over 90 nerve-racking minutes again failed to score against their opponents. "I leave a squad of talent that will have their say, including Gigio Donnarumma and Mattia Perin". The defeat brought the curtain down on the remarkable global career of 39-year-old goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon , who was making his 175th appearance for his country. Read More

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Former Michigan man Brady Hoke is a head coach again

Former Michigan man Brady Hoke is a head coach again

One who announced he was opening up his recruitment was three-star athlete Tanner Ingle , who told the Orlando Sentinel he had already spoken with Jones. Jones, hired at Tennessee on December 7, 2012, as the Vols' 24 head coach, after winning four conference championships in his previous six years, and his staff have done a terrific job recruiting players to Tennessee, but the development of many has been widely considered sub-par. Read More

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DeShone Kizer to play in Week 11 after X-rays come back negative

DeShone Kizer to play in Week 11 after X-rays come back negative

Kizer played well until he was hurt, then came back and did what he could. Detroit took its first lead at 17-10 with 3:55 to go in the half when cornerback Nevin Lawson picked up a fumble and scampered 44 yards into the end zone. Kizer, Jackson, and the Browns definitely have a lot of work to do. QB DeShone Kizer has four rushing touchdowns, the most by a Cleveland quarterback since Brian Sipe had four in 1974. Read More

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Defenders book Morocco's place at World Cup

Defenders book Morocco's place at World Cup

Needing only a draw to qualify for next year's Russian Federation finals, two first-half goals from Nibal Dirar and Juventus defender Mehdi Benatia ensured the Atlas Lions a World Cup spot. But it proved to be enough and, after missing out in 2010 and 2014, Tunisia will be at the World Cup for a fifth time. Tunisia needed a draw to pip DR Congo, which began the day three points adrift, to seal top spot in Group A and it duly accomplished that with a 0-0 stalemate at home to Libya . Read More

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Hope Solo accuses ex-FIFA president Sepp Blatter of sexual assault

Hope Solo accuses ex-FIFA president Sepp Blatter of sexual assault

She then revealed that Sepp Blatter , then the president of world soccer's governing body, groped her in 2013 as they were about to present the women's player of the year award at the Ballon d'Or gala. After that I didn't see him and that was kind of bad. On October 16, Solo joined in the #MeToo hashtag campaign, created to highlight the breadth of sexual harassment occurring to women across society. Read More

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American basketball players suspected of shoplifting in China confined to hotel

American basketball players suspected of shoplifting in China confined to hotel

When reporters asked LaVar Ball about the situation on Tuesday, the outspoken father of Lonzo, LiAngelo and LaMelo told ESPN that LiAngelo will "be fine" and that the incident "ain't that big a deal". TMZ Sports additionally reported that the U.S. State Department is ready to provide assistance to Ball, Hill and Riley if need be. If tried and convicted, LiAngleo Ball and his teammates could face between three and 10 years in prison. Read More

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Gordon, Hosmer win Gold Glove Awards

Gordon, Hosmer win Gold Glove Awards

There were only six first-time award winners-Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman , Angels catcher Martin Maldonado , Twins second baseman Brian Dozier , Twins center fielder Byron Buxton , Reds catcher Tucker Barnhart and Marlins left fielder Marcel Ozuna. Read More

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Moyes Confirmed As West Ham Boss

Moyes Confirmed As West Ham Boss

According to the BBC, the Scot's two-and-a-half year deal with the club contains a break clause which will allow them to part ways if needed at the end of the season. Moyes was sacked less than a season into a six-year contract and is still searching for the chance to rebuild his reputation. It was an ill-fated venture, with the 34-year-old looking well past his best and making only three appearances for West Ham. Read More

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Bucs WR Evans suspended one game for hit on Saints player

Bucs WR Evans suspended one game for hit on Saints player

The officials did not eject anyone from the contest. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers might not win the game on Sunday, but, like the 90s Knicks, they made sure they won the fight. "Then Mike Evans came and snapped me from behind". And that's not the only thing Payton had to say after the Saints beat up on the Bucs. "And trash talking is trash talking, but to go out and tap another player, touch another player, whatever you want to call it at all on the field - that's inexcusable", Koetter said. Read More

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Elliott's injunction appeal hearing set for Thursday in NY federal court

Elliott's injunction appeal hearing set for Thursday in NY federal court

The fact the hearing is so late in the week suggests the court will not have a verdict before Sunday's game, allowing Elliott to play this week against the Falcons. On Monday, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York City said Elliott's case was on the docket for 2 p.m. ET Thursday, Nov. 9. A federal judge there granted the union's request for a temporary restraining order for Elliott. Read More

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Jameis Winston Exits Game With Shoulder Injury, Replaced By Ryan Fitzpatrick

Jameis Winston Exits Game With Shoulder Injury, Replaced By Ryan Fitzpatrick

The third-year quarterback sat out the second half of Sunday's 30-10 loss to the New Orleans Saints after being sacked late in the second quarter and landing on the shoulder he initially hurt at Arizona on October 15. On Sunday, Winston completed 7-of-13 for 63 yards with no touchdowns or no interceptions. The Buccaneers will activate Ryan Griffin from injured reserve to serve as Fitzpatrick's backup until Winston is ready to resume football activities. Read More

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Shalane Flanagan Solves NYC Marathon for American Women

Shalane Flanagan Solves NYC Marathon for American Women

It's been a long time running - four decades to be exact - since an American woman broke the finish line tape at the New York City Marathon , but Olympic medalist Shalane Flanagan did just that on Sunday. "I'm so happy. I feel so great to be the champion", Kamworor said. The race was described as a "very-well policed event, with many layers of security", said New York Police Department Chief Carlos Gomez. Read More

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Leonard Fournette inactive for Jaguars after violating team rule

Leonard Fournette inactive for Jaguars after violating team rule

And no matter the outcome against the Jaguars, next week's matchup against the Titans will also be a huge game. "Leonard Fournette is not playing in today's game due to an infraction of a team rule", Marrone said in a statement. The cornerback had spent the first half jawing at the normally reserved receiver, holding him to one catch for six yards. Starting right guard A.J. Read More

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Sadio Mane helps Liverpool down West Ham

Sadio Mane helps Liverpool down West Ham

The Croat will at least be able to call upon left-back Aaron Cresswell, with the 27-year-old recovering from a dead leg picked up in last weekend's draw at Selhurst Park, whilst centre-back Winston Reid is also available for selection following a spell on the sidelines. Read More

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Broncos "Not Sure" Who Their Starting Quarterback Will Be

We ran the ball for 177 and the pass protection was better, but it all falls back to turning the ball over five times. "It all fell back to turning the ball over five times, that's insane". He started two games for the Broncos last season and played in three, throwing for 497 yards, two touchdowns, and one interception completing just 59.0 percent of his passes. Read More

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Philadelphia Eagles trade for Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles trade for Jay Ajayi

The Eagles traded for Dolphins running back Jay Ajayi on Tuesday before the National Football League trade deadline, reportedly in exchange for a fourth-round pick. And it's only 11 a.m. "I have been smiling ear to ear since the news broke", said Ike Reese, former Eagles linebacker and the drive-time host on SportsRadio WIP in Philadelphia . Read More

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