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Windies captain Holder makes double ton to put England on ropes

Windies captain Holder makes double ton to put England on ropes

Captain Jason Holder (2-15), Joseph (2-20) and Shannon Gabriel (1-15), all getting plenty of bounce, supported Roach well after James Anderson's record-equalling five-wicket haul appeared to have put England firmly in control. Holder belted bits-and-pieces part-time medium pacer Keaton Jennings over long on for his final six to get to 190 and raised his double when he bludgeoned the same bowler to the wide long boundary three-quarters of an hour after tea, triggering the declaration. Read More

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Dominant Djokovic sets date with Nadal

Dominant Djokovic sets date with Nadal

Collins, who had a dream run to make the final four on her Australian debut, became flustered after Kvitova won a first-set tie-breaker and her game fell apart in the second set.The combative American, who took Kvitova to three sets in their only previous meeting, initially performed strongly to force a first-set tie-break. Read More

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Serena Williams vs Karolina Pliskova; result, score, match updates and more

Serena Williams vs Karolina Pliskova; result, score, match updates and more

Svitolina was a quarter-finalist at Melbourne Park previous year and has set her sights high after her breakthrough in Singapore, targeting a Grand Slam win and world number one. Williams had yet to drop a set through three Australian Open matches prior to facing Halep. The Romanian led 3-2 before Williams tied it at 3-3. 'It's tough enough to be a first-time mother as it is but then when you have to become a professional athlete again, whether it's tennis or any other sport, you know what ... Read More

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Milner sent off by his own former PE teacher

Milner sent off by his own former PE teacher

Former Liverpool manager Roy Hodgson had set Palace up perfectly to do a similar job to the one the south London side delivered in their victory at Manchester City last month. Liverpool's attackers were drawn in and Palace got the ball past them to Patrick van Aanholt. Like Anfield, Molineux also witnessed a seven-goal thriller, with Diogo Jota scoring a stoppage-time victor for Wolverhampton Wanderers to complete his hat-trick and earn a 4-3 victory over Leicester City in one of ... Read More

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Federer to play France's Roland Garros for the first time since 2015

Federer to play France's Roland Garros for the first time since 2015

And when I was answering this question, I thought I was insane. Tsitsipas got on top early in the tiebreak, racking up four match points before converting on the first and falling to the court on his back in celebration. The Greek was docked a serve for falling foul of the clock for a second time but responded with a second serve ace and held to 3-2. Tsitsipas said his perspective on life changed when he nearly drowned while swimming in the sea as a teenager and had to be rescued by his dad. Read More

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Australian Open Diary: Naomi Osaka's back-to-back slam dream still alive

Australian Open Diary: Naomi Osaka's back-to-back slam dream still alive

I kind of liked that. She wanted to win. "I'm like, 'Olympia, there's a plethora of movies to choose from, '" Williams said. "I think that's everyone's dream", she added. U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka said she drew inspiration from Stefanos Tsitsipas's shock win over Roger Federer after booking her maiden Australian Open quarter-final spot with a grinding 4-6 6-3 6-4 win over Anastasija Sevastova on Monday. Read More

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Boateng completes shock Barcelona loan switch

Boateng completes shock Barcelona loan switch

A deal is expected to be finalised in the coming days after Sassuola director Giovanni Carnevali jetted to Catalonia for negotiations on Monday. It's old stuff, I'm very focused on Barca. Boateng has netted four times in 13 Serie A games for his side this season. Born in Germany, the half-brother of Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng moved back to Serie A a year ago after helping Eintracht Frankfurt win the German Cup. Read More

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But it's not good news for Solskjaer

But it's not good news for Solskjaer

However, the revitalised Red Devils would deservedly win the game 2-1, extending Solskjaer's winning start to six league games. Manchester United star Alexis Sanchez has revealed how caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has swooped in and saved the club's season. Read More

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Chelsea players are 'extremely hard to motivate', says Maurizio Sarri

Chelsea players are 'extremely hard to motivate', says Maurizio Sarri

There is nothing more humiliating for a player than to hear his manager talking in the way Maurizio Sarri did after this Chelsea defeat. "This is something I can't accept". So this is our philosophy, I believe in it, I trust in it, so I just know we have to improve, like every team in the world. But I couldn't possibly say I am not responsible as well, in part at least, for the mental approach. Read More

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How to watch Manny Pacquiao vs Adrien Broner online

How to watch Manny Pacquiao vs Adrien Broner online

The 41-year old Mayweather is coming off a one-round destruction of Japanese kickboxing star Tenshin Nasukawa in an exhibition match in Japan back in New Year's Eve. Pacquiao landed more power punches (82-of-197 to 39-of-180) and jabs (30-of-371 to 11-of-115), according to CompuBox. I want to be aggressive more but my coach told me I just wait to counter him. Read More

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Australian Open: Bernard Tomic calls Lleyton Hewitt a liar

Australian Open: Bernard Tomic calls Lleyton Hewitt a liar

Speaking on radio Rasheed, a former coach of Lleyton Hewitt and a long-time commentator, and Healy said they felt Kyrgios, as well as Bernard Tomic and Thanasi Kokkinakis , needed to improve their footwork. "I can't believe we are sitting here on a morning when we should be celebrating the fact that five Aussies are through to the third round and talking about things like that", Jones said. Read More

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China move off for West Ham attacker Arnautovic

China move off for West Ham attacker Arnautovic

The 22-year-old has averaged 2.4 shots on goal per game this season - a tally only bettered by Arnautovic if we compare it with the West Ham squad this season. West Ham have won six of their past nine league games, as many victories as in their previous 24 matches. West Ham are next on the list with 100. This season too, the forward has scored eight goals and provided two assists in just 18 games for the Hammers. Read More

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Lawrenson predicts Arsenal victory over Chelsea will open race for top four

Lawrenson predicts Arsenal victory over Chelsea will open race for top four

This match for us is a risk, and an opportunity", he said. Ozil has started two Premier League matches since November but is in contention to feature this weekend when Arsenal face Chelsea. Chelsea's head coach, however, insisted that switching formations is not a risk he is prepared to take. "There's an opportunity to put them nine points behind us, but in a personal way it's going to be a special moment". Read More

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Double deal for Higuain and Paredes close, Morata set to leave

Double deal for Higuain and Paredes close, Morata set to leave

Higuain will sign as new Chelsea player! West Ham have also stepped forward to sign the Poland worldwide and have even tabled offers to sign him, but Genoa would prefer to sell him to AC Milan in the winter window. Last week a source told ESPN FC that Sarri was present at a meeting between Chelsea officials and Nicolas Higuain , brother and agent of Nicolas, in London to discuss a January move. Read More

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Former Alabama Quarterback Jalen Hurts Announces His Transfer To Oklahoma

Former Alabama Quarterback Jalen Hurts Announces His Transfer To Oklahoma

Then there was Murray, who Monday chose to declare for the NFL Draft , officially ending his Sooners career after a Heisman Trophy season and narrowing his decision to either professional baseball or football. While Kendall can still transfer, doing so without an OK from Oklahoma would keep him from being eligible immediately. To add to that already efficient career set of numbers, Hurts has almost 2,000 career rushing yards and 23 touchdowns. Read More

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LeBron was with Love when Kyrie called to apologize

LeBron was with Love when Kyrie called to apologize

Irving's apology comes after his outbursts towards coach Brad Stevens and Gordon Hayward on Saturday. Irving ultimately requested a trade from the Cavaliers in 2017 after claiming he was ready to lead a team of his own. Who knows what is really going on. It's just good to get stuff out in the air. You're expecting results, but at the same time, I should've kept it in house. Read More

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Australian Open - Highlights: Maria Sharapova v Harriet Dart - Australian

Australian Open - Highlights: Maria Sharapova v Harriet Dart - Australian

Sharapova has the second-best record (behind Serena Williams ) among active women's players in first-round matches at the majors, and she gave an illustration of why that's the case in a 63-minute disposal of Dart. Rafael Nadal poked fun at a journalist who fell asleep during his post-match press conference at the Australian Open . Fifth-seeded Kevin Anderson has overcome traditional poor first-round performances at Melbourne Park with a 6-3, 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 win over Adrian Mannarino . Read More

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Emmanuel Sanders is latest actor in Antonio Brown drama

Emmanuel Sanders is latest actor in Antonio Brown drama

One of the off-the-field issues that plagued the Steelers down the stretch of this regular season had to do with Antonio Brown . "Maybe that will happen at some point, who knows?" "We all need to do better". In his 12 seasons with the team, Tomlin has a 125-66-1 record. He feels that Brown will get along much better with quarterback Tom Brady than he ever has with Ben Roethlisberger (which doesn't seem to be hard, given how Brown and Roethlisberger have been feuding for weeks). Read More

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David De Gea is the best goalkeeper in the world, says Solskjaer

David De Gea is the best goalkeeper in the world, says Solskjaer

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer started Rashford, Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard away at Tottenham on Sunday as the Red Devils secured a precious 1-0 away win at Wembley, with Rashford the goalscorer in the first half. "We created enough chances to score goals and to win the game, 11 saves from De Gea that made him man of the match in the end". The former Juventus man has been in scintillating form in recent weeks, adding to his total of nine goals and eight assists in the 2018/19 campaign so far. Read More

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Saints vs. Rams NFC Championship game 2019

Saints vs. Rams NFC Championship game 2019

Brees proved unstoppable in the first half of that November 4 meeting, as he shredded the Rams' defense to build a 21-point lead. "But we've got to come with it if we play them". The Rams and Saints rank second and third in points per game, averaging 32.9 and 31.5, respectively. The Rams defeated the Saints, 26-20, in a Week 12 matchup last season in L.A. Read More

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Kuchar stays in control heading for final day in Hawaii

Kuchar stays in control heading for final day in Hawaii

He recorded an 18-under 192 total, while Putnam drained a birdie at the last for a 67 to go 16-under. Kuchar caught him with an aggressive pitch up the slope on the par-4 10th hole. Roger Sloan of Merritt, B.C., (72) finished 8-under, Adam Svensson of Surrey, B.C., (68) was 7-under, Adam Hadwin of Abbotsford, B.C., (67) came in 5-under while Mackenzie Hughes of Dundas, Ont., was 1-over through three rounds and didn't play the final day. Read More

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City can't afford £100m Ruben Neves, says Pep Guardiola

City can't afford £100m Ruben Neves, says Pep Guardiola

He'll be 34 and he can not play every few days. "They defend deep, switch play, control many areas. I didn't speak with him so that one time I can not say what he thinks because I don't know". He had more space than usual but he was so clever. In fact, he has averaged 80 passes this season with an incredible accuracy of 92%. He has the quality and the vision to pass. Read More

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Manchester United beating Tottenham could be good news for Spurs

Manchester United beating Tottenham could be good news for Spurs

It's easier to play an attacking way and your way when you've got good players, and he's got lots of good players". The 48-year old Southgate has not managed a club side since he was sacked by Middlesbrough in 2009. Of course we are not going to be only focused on Pogba. Lloris redeemed himself with two saves from Pogba but after that it was all about the excellence of De Gea as Spurs, roared on by the majority of the 80,000 crowd, desperately sought an equaliser. Read More

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Jose Mourinho Comments On Real Madrid Rumours

Jose Mourinho Comments On Real Madrid Rumours

The Portuguese specialist now has right to head another club. The 55-year-old was relieved of his duty at Old Trafford in December 2018 following his side's 3-1 defeat against Liverpool at Anfield. "If any professional - a manager or a player - is wanted by a former club, it means we did something positive", he told Correo da Manha , as quoted by ESPN . Read More

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