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In the earlier women's doubles final, the No. 1-ranked team of Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza beat the Czech pair of Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka 7-6 (1), 6-3 to extend their winning streak to 36 matches on the way to a third Grand Slam title together.
  • Arizona city made famous by Eagles song pays tribute to Glenn Frey

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    Henley had vowed the Eagles would reunite only when " hell freezes over ", which became the name of the 1994 album when they re-formed. The syrupy sax, the pillowy electric piano, the steady ballad rhythm, Frey's supremely tender, unaccompanied performance-whatever this sound is, it isn't carefree California country-rock of the kind that made the Eagles famous.
  • Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy survive photo shoot

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    I got a monitoring "bad" time on my putt on the eighth [17th] when they took us off the clock on that green and the guys behind us hadn't even reached the fairway", Spieth said. I walked nine holes with the group and can declare categorically they were not slow. The European Tour's chief referee John Paramor tried to put it down to transatlantic differences.
  • Carolina Panthers LB Thomas Davis plans to play with broken arm

    Carolina Panthers LB Thomas Davis plans to play with broken arm

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    Thomas Davis with the Carolina Panthers in 2013. "I'm excited for the fact that he has two weeks to get ready and prove to me that he's ready to roll, which I believe he will, knowing him", Rivera said . Luke Kuechly might be the face of the Panthers' defense, but Davis is the heartbeat. Davis said if it "comes down to a pain tolerance" he'll fight through whatever is necessary in order to play.
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    Milos Raonic "heartbroken" by Andy Murray defeat at Australian Open

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    Raonic, with a new found variety to his game, broke Murray in the opening game of the match, and would go on to serve out the remainder of the set 6-4. In a Grand Slam dominated by talk of gambling and irregular betting patterns, there will be no sudden rush of money backing the world No. 2 to stage an upset.
  • Rihanna's Long-Awaited New Album Anti Is Finally Out

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    A limited number of downloads will be available exclusively on Tidal via complimentary codes provided by Rihanna and Samsung . Those songs, coupled with Rihanna's consistent release schedule in the past, had listeners thinking an album was imminent.
  • Andy Murray to Skip Brother's Australian Open Doubles Final

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    However, the tall Canadian, who's playing in his first Grand Slam semi-final, once again produced an impeccable service game to win the third set on tie-breaker. "But he definitely slowed down...it would have been nice to play a competitive fifth set". The second stayed on serve through 11 games. Murray has advanced to the final four times here, but lost each time.
  • Murray Makes Final Of Australian Open

    Murray Makes Final Of Australian Open

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    For now, Murray is planning on playing. They last met at the Madrid Masters in 2015 when Murray won in straight sets, as he had at the ATP World Tour finals in 2014.
  • Aqib Talib & Denver Broncos know Cam Newton is risky QB

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    Linebacker Thomas Davis sat out as well as he waits for his broken and surgically repaired arm to heal. None of those were a touchdown, let alone the high-flying, flipping kind Newton scored against the Cardinals . So as much as he didn't want to make himself a storyline, his effect on the NFC championship made him one. Denver has allowed 30-plus just once. It might not be easy for the Panthers to put up points against the Broncos.
  • Levi's Stadium grounds crew mistakenly paints Broncos emblems in wrong end zone

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    Donald Miralle/Getty Images Broncos QB Peyton Manning makes the face that grounds crew likely made when they realized they didn't paint an end zone for the Panthers. Not the far end zone in this photo from the stands. Grounds crew painted the logo on the wrong side. How come all the end zone pictures are just the Broncos for #SB50? But Levi's Stadium tweeted out photos of the field prep showing the end zones.
  • Cam Newton 'most risky quarterback in the NFL'

    Cam Newton 'most risky quarterback in the NFL'

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    Carolina won its first 14 games and went 15-1 overall, its lone setback coming in a Week 16 road loss to the Atlanta Falcons. Perhaps that's why Newton, the No. "Jeezy posted a picture of all three of them, and Future shared one of him and Cam mid-handshake, exchanging words of inspiration". This lethal combination has many people comparing this team to the Seahawks squad that wreaked havoc on Peyton Manning in the last Super Bowl appearance for the Broncos.
  • Australian Open: Djokovic puts down Federer fightback to reach final

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    Some resistance was finally provided by Federer as he won just his third game of the contest to make it 5-2 with a neat overhead to deny Djokovic at set point, but an immediate forehand victor in response sealed the second in 32 minutes. "I've had some moments against him in sets where I've played on a high level, but this was I think a different level than from before". Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer renew their rivalry for a 45th time later this morning with both men having won 22 of ...
  • New York Knicks Inquire About Atlanta Hawks Guard Jeff Teague

    New York Knicks Inquire About Atlanta Hawks Guard Jeff Teague

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    The New York Knicks are in need of an upgrade at the point guard position. "The 6'2" point guard is averaging 14.3 points, 5.6 assists and 2.6 rebounds for the Atlanta Hawks this year. Teague's 2014-15 numbers are closer to his career averages and it is likely that the slump he's now going through is just that, so his current play shouldn't scare the Knicks away from a potential offer.
  • Trump holds own debate at same time as Fox

    Trump holds own debate at same time as Fox

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    Even Trump seemed a bit surprised that he had pulled off his stunt: "Look at all the cameras". Instead, seven of his competitors went head-to-head on policy, as they jockeyed to prove their conservatism and preparedness to run the country. Who the hell knows". There were only two interruptions by protesters, who were hustled out with practiced ease. His absence, after a dust-up with the network over Megyn Kelly's participation as moderator of the debate, was noted at the outset, but then the ...
  • Denver Broncos: DeMarcus Ware deserves a Super Bowl

    Denver Broncos: DeMarcus Ware deserves a Super Bowl

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    The NFL will conduct an investigation into allegation that Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning had human growth hormone delivered to his house, The Associated Press reported Wednesday. Newton signed a five-year, $103,800,000 contract with the Panthers in June. Of the 64 predictions compiled from just before the beginning of the regular season, only three experts picked the Broncos to make it to Super Bowl 50 and all three picked them to lose.
  • Chelsea expected to complete Pato signing while Cahill exit appears off

    Chelsea expected to complete Pato signing while Cahill exit appears off

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    The Brazilian, who signed a four-year deal, had not started a Premier League game since Guus Hiddink succeeded the sacked Jose Mourinho as manager in December. A number of potential suitors are believed to be interested in Cahill but the Star reports that Liverpool are leading the race. Ashley Cole's former team - the Chelsea legend's move to LA Galaxy has been confirmed , by the way - are apparently looking for defensive reinforcements to get their season back on track.
  • NFL Pro Bowl 2016: Where everyone gets a trophy

    NFL Pro Bowl 2016: Where everyone gets a trophy

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    Steve Atwater, S: Eight-time Pro Bowler in 11 years, and played in three Super Bowls with the Broncos. The Hawaii Tourism Authority is celebrating the Pro Bowl's return to Honolulu. Jameis Winston, Derek Carr, Teddy Bridgewater (even him) and Tyrod Taylor join the show to take on a very passive defense and hope to not get hurt. Amari Cooper finished 20th in the league in receiving yards, 33rd in receptions and 41st in receiving touchdowns (not to mention second in drops) - and yet ...
  • New England Patriots Ready to Take on the Denver Broncos Sunday

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    Of course, throughout the course of the past week all of the attention has been around this not only being the latest meeting between Tom Brady and Peyton Manning , but quite possibly the last time these two legends will face off. The Broncos recovered the onside kick and the celebration began. Furthermore, quarterback Tom Brady would advance to play in his seventh Super Bowl, which also would be a record.
  • Bold Predictions For Iowa vs. Maryland In Big Ten Basketball Showdown

    Bold Predictions For Iowa vs. Maryland In Big Ten Basketball Showdown

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    The Iowa-Maryland game is in College Park, MD on Thursday, January 28, and is scheduled to start at approximately 6:00 pm CT, with TV coverage from ESPN. Robert Carter Jr. and Rasheed Sulaimon led the Terrapins to a big win over Iowa on Thursday. That began a nasty appeals process, which included Uthoff ultimately picking Iowa (one of the blocked schools) and paying his own tuition while sitting out the 2012-13 season.
  • Newton: I'm black QB that scares people

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    The former Pro Bowl linebacker for the Chicago Bears made it clear Thursday that he is not a fan of Newton's antics, and that he vastly prefers the understated demeanor of the quarterback Newton will be facing in the Super Bowl, the Denver Broncos' Peyton Manning .
  • Kyrie Irving On Cav's Loss To Golden State: "'We'll Be Fine"

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    Smith scored 22, including six 3-pointers. "It was an overreaction to a comment", Curry said . With a record of 29 and 11 from their 40 games, they have lost two of their last four matches and are looking to arrest that mini form slump having won their previous eight games in a row.
  • Novak Djokovic agrees with heckler

    Novak Djokovic agrees with heckler

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    Defending champion Novak Djokovic fended off a tricky threat in form of Italy's Andreas Seppi 6-1 7-5 7-6(6) while Gilles Simon displayed a "perfect performance" against Argentina's Federico Delbonis 6-3 6-2 6-1 to set up the clash with the best player in the world.
  • Kevin Love: Cavs need to look in the mirror, LeBron James included

    Kevin Love: Cavs need to look in the mirror, LeBron James included

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    LeBron James and the Cavaliers will have plenty to be mad about when they arrive at the Barclays Center tonight. "No matter who we're playing against, we have to play the same way. The Cleveland Cavaliers are headed back home for a challenging pair of games after boosting their confidence by polishing off one of the league's worst teams .
  • Super Bowl 2016: What you need to know about Broncos vs. Panthers

    Super Bowl 2016: What you need to know about Broncos vs. Panthers

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    The Cardinals had seven turnovers and even allowed an 86-yard catch from Carolina's quarterback, Cam Newton, to Corey Brown. Panthers coach Ron Rivera: He is 3-2 in the playoffs as a head coach, but had never led a team to a Super Bowl. While watching Sunday's game, Soberanes remained hopeful during the first half, when the team showed signs of a comeback after the Panthers dominated most of the first and second quarters.
  • Steph Curry bests LeBron James as Warriors brush aside the Cavaliers

    Steph Curry bests LeBron James as Warriors brush aside the Cavaliers

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    It comes after an overall poor performance from the Cavs, but one in which Love went just 1-5 for three points while getting embarrassed on defense. "Some of the things we can get away with against other teams you can't get away with against the top teams ".  A basket from Paul pulled them within 93-87 in the fourth, but a three-pointer from Love extended the lead back to nine, and the Cavs quickly began fouling Jordan again.
  • Panthers LB Davis not worried about arm

    Panthers LB Davis not worried about arm

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    In a media session that followed, head coach Ron Rivera said that Davis is the Carolina Panthers ' "only real injury concern" at the moment, according to Max Henson of the Panthers' official site. "Believe me, there is something about his conviction, the way he looks at things", Rivera said. He injured it on Sunday in the NFC championship game .
  • Andy Murray beats big server Sam Groth

    Andy Murray beats big server Sam Groth

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    Murray played a crisp match all around. Groth is credited with the fastest recorded serve of 263km per hour, which he hammered at an ATP Challenger event in South Korea in May 2012.
  • Super Bowl 50 predictions from celebrities and athletes

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    Rivera, who won a Super Bowl ring with the 1985 Chicago Bears as a linebacker, said he'll rely on his former coach Mike Ditka, among others, for advice leading up the February 7 Super Bowl against the AFC champion Denver Broncos. "When you look back on it now and who's lining up and playing here in a couple of weeks, that tells you it was a pretty darn good draft for both teams".
  • Public is right to side with Patriots against Broncos

    Public is right to side with Patriots against Broncos

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    But these are the Denver Broncos and New England Patriots - two franchises built to overcome problems. "A couple of plays here and there, where they made better plays, really were the deciding factors of the game", Patriots safety Devin McCourty said.