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Then came the 2017 Australian Open. All of Wawrinka's wins have been on clay, with the 18-time grand slam champion beating his doubles partner from the 2008 Beijing games at all 14 hard court matches they've played, the same surface at Indian Wells .
  • MI beat Oklahoma State and might be March's hottest team

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    The Spartans are led by Miles Bridges who averages 16.7 points per game. "They have nice guards", Wilson said. It was just whether or not we were going to play defense. These young guys had never played in the NCAA Tournament before and the jitters were getting to them early. OR advances to play Sunday against the victor of Friday's second game between sixth-seeded Creighton (25-9) and No.
  • England want to play All Blacks in $5 million showdown

    England want to play All Blacks in $5 million showdown

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    England and New Zealand last clashed in 2014, with the All Blacks winning a three Test series at home 3-0. England have not played the All Blacks during their golden run under coach Eddie Jones and are not officially scheduled to meet until late next year.
  • Tom Crean Out As IU Coach After 9 Seasons

    Tom Crean Out As IU Coach After 9 Seasons

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    The same team that scored 96 points in the regular season finale at Ohio State and 95 in the Big Ten Tournament opener at Iowa, barely scored 60 against Georgia Tech in the opening round of the NIT . He has 1,805 career points, which could put him in position to rank in the top-five all-time by this time next year. Alford starred at IN, helping the Hoosiers win the national championship IN 1987.
  • No. 2 Louisville vs. No. 7 Michigan Prediction, Game Preview

    No. 2 Louisville vs. No. 7 Michigan Prediction, Game Preview

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    The single-game NCAA tournament record of 21 was set by Loyola Marymount against, coincidentally, MI in 1990. MI head coach John Beilein called time out and his discussion during the time out and CBS commercial break must have been math oriented on how threes are better than twos.
  • Dortmund confirm Gotze out for the season

    Dortmund confirm Gotze out for the season

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    Last month, Dortmund revealed that medical tests to see why Gotze had been suffering from repeated injury and a lack of form had shown up "metabolic disturbances". In February it was announced that the Germany global, who scored the winning goal in the 2014 World Cup final, would be out for an "unspecified period of time" due to a disorder.
  • JC Penney Releases List Of Upcoming Store Closures

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    J.C. Penney is opening at 3 p.m. on Thanksgiving and staying open until 5 p.m. on Black Friday. The Kemmerer store was JC Penny's very first store. Belk, another of the anchor stores at Georgia Square, also recently renewed its lease, according to mall marketing director Monica Hawkins.
  • Jets pulled offer to Dont'a Hightower after concerning physical

    Jets pulled offer to Dont'a Hightower after concerning physical

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    He received a four-year contract for $43.5 million, with $19 million guaranteed, his agents confirmed to The Tennessean. Just two days after the free-agent linebacker re-signed with the Patriots (and the Steelers media quickly dismissed him as "overrated" ), the Jets are using a media mouthpiece of their own to give their own pitiful version of "We didn't want him anyway".
  • USA Gymnastics CEO resigns in wake of Nassar, sex-abuse controversies

    USA Gymnastics CEO resigns in wake of Nassar, sex-abuse controversies

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    Penny and USA Gymnastics released the following statement upon resigning, according to Armour and Axon : "It has been heartbreaking to learn of instances of abuse and it sickens me that young athletes would be exploited in such a manner". "Make no mistake, this resignation is the result of the fearless women who publicly spoke out about their sexual assault at the hands of Dr Larry Nassar and the many other coaches who savaged children while USA Gymnastics looked the other way".
  • DT Dontari Poe signs one-year deal with Atlanta

    DT Dontari Poe signs one-year deal with Atlanta

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    The Dontari Poe free agent express has finally slowed to a halt, and the Atlanta Falcons are the winning suitors, signing the former Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle to a 1-year, $8 million deal. Falcons coach Dan Quinn told reporters at the University of Georgia's pro day Wednesday that he hoped Poe would land with his team, where he would fit in alongside the likes of Grady Jarrett and Vic Beasley Jr.
  • Manchester United Star Keen To Make Up For Europa League Heartache

    Manchester United Star Keen To Make Up For Europa League Heartache

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    There would be no question that Griezmann would be a fantastic signing for Manchester United and would certainly help with the need to score more goals. However, the Russians proved stubborn in the first half and though United had their share of chances to take the lead, they just couldn't find a way to break them down.
  • Tight end Cook departs without agreeing to contract; Murray apparently continues visit

    Tight end Cook departs without agreeing to contract; Murray apparently continues visit

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    The soon-to-be 30-year-old tight end played his first four seasons in Tennessee before heading to St. Louis, where he played another three years before being signed by Green Bay last offseason to a single-season contract. For his career, Cook has 303 receptions for 3,880 yards and 17 touchdowns. The Raiders went into free agency with more glaring needs on defense but those have not been filled as of yet.
  • Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger reveals aims for the rest of the season

    Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger reveals aims for the rest of the season

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    You try to do as well as you can", the Frenchman told reporters on Thursday. After the Gunners' season going off the rails in the past few weeks, and with Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil's futures at the clubs in doubt, the Catalan giants have jumped on what could prove to be an Arsenal exodus in the summer.
  • Adrian Peterson era over in Minnesota

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    Last week the Vikings declined to pick up their option on Adrian Peterson, the running back who has worn the No. 28 jersey for Minnesota the last 10 seasons. With Murray taking over, Peterson is not expected to be re-signed. Classy move by the newest Viking. He finished previous year with 195 carries for 788 yards and a career-high 12 touchdowns.
  • U.S. players decide to boycott IIHF Women's World Championship

    U.S. players decide to boycott IIHF Women's World Championship

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    According to the statement released by a law firm representing the players, USA Hockey has paid players $1,000 a month during their six-month Olympic residency period and "virtually nothing" the rest of the time. USA Hockey could not immediately be reached for comment from SB Nation . Canada beat Sweden for gold in 2006 after Sweden upset the U.S.in the semifinals.
  • Federer unfazed by treacherous Indian Wells draw

    Federer unfazed by treacherous Indian Wells draw

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    Nadal defeated countryman Fernando Verdasco 6-3, 7-5 on Tuesday while Federer got the better of the United States' Steve Johnson 7-6 (3), 7-6 (4), reports Efe. He stood at match point, leading in the marathon, 6-7 (4), 6-4, 7-6 (2), 6-7 (1) and 5-4. The jam-packed half of the draw is a contrast to the wide-open top half, which lost a lot of its lustre on Saturday when world No.
  • Pakistan announces ODI, T20 squad for West Indies tour 2017

    Pakistan announces ODI, T20 squad for West Indies tour 2017

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    Former ODI captain and opening batsman, Azhar Ali has been dropped from the squad. The 35-year-old Akmal last played for Pakistan in the 2014 World Twenty20 in Bangladesh and has also shown remarkable form to regain his place, finishing as top scorer in PSL with 353 runs.
  • Leicester advances to Champions League quarters over Sevilla

    Leicester advances to Champions League quarters over Sevilla

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    Serie A champions Juventus have issued a hands-off warning to Arsenal regarding their manager Massimiliano Allegri after the Turin giants sealed their place in the Champions League quarter-finals. "I think Real Madrid are the favourites, as they are the trophy holders, then Atletico Madrid, who reached the Final last season". If we get through we'll also be on the same level now.
  • All charges dismissed against former Jets CB Revis

    All charges dismissed against former Jets CB Revis

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    A witness testified Wednesday that he came to Revis' aid during the fight and that he is threw the punches, not Revis. Revis had been charged with two felony counts of aggravated assault, one felony count each of robbery and conspiracy, and a misdemeanor count of terroristic threats.
  • Monaco vs Manchester City

    Monaco vs Manchester City

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    City recovered from twice falling behind in the first leg, but the opening goal emboldened Monaco as Germain unleashed a searing strike from distance that zipped not too far over. And it is their array of attacking talent, and the fearlessness of their youthful squad, that give them hope of upsetting Manchester City in their Round-of-16, second-leg clash tomorrow morning (Singapore time ).
  • Dane Piedt added to Proteas squad to boost spin department

    Dane Piedt added to Proteas squad to boost spin department

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    But he doesn't command the same respect as Taylor and New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson, who notched up his 16th Test century in the drawn first Test in Dunedin last week. Colin de Grandhomme also rejoins the team in place of Mitchell Santner, lengthening New Zealand's batting order. The South Africans discovered that for themselves during the one-day series‚ when spinners claimed 10 of the 24 wickets that fell in the two matches played on Hamilton's sticky‚ grippy surfaces.
  • Rex Burkhead to visit Patriots on Monday

    Rex Burkhead to visit Patriots on Monday

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    Burkhead, 26, is not James White, nor is he Dion Lewis. Burkhead has 87 rush attempts and 37 receptions on his career, which shows his versatility within the Bengals offense. The Patriots signed Hogan thinking he could compete for a receiving role while knowing he could contribute on special teams. And please, for our sake, don't add another running back to the mix.
  • Green Bay Packers sign Jacksonville cornerback Davon House

    Green Bay Packers sign Jacksonville cornerback Davon House

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    House played with the Packers from 2011-14, before heading to Jacksonville on a four-year, $24.5 million contract prior to the 2015 season. The 27-year-old cornerback agreed to re-join the Packers on a one-year deal worth approximately $3.5 million, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
  • Malcolm Butler's time with the Patriots might be coming to an end

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    Butler is a restricted free agent and has been tendered an offer of $3.91 million, but has yet to sign it, according to ESPN . The Patriots recently signed cornerback Stephen Gilmore to a five-year, $65 million deal. If Butler signs with another team, the Patriots will get that team's first round. It's no secret that Cooks now brings a tremendous presence to the receiving corps of the Patriots.
  • English FA Cup semifinal paring out

    English FA Cup semifinal paring out

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    The victor of the semi will face either Manchester City or Arsenal in the final. Tottenham breezed into the semi-finals with a 6-0 win over Millwall at White Hart Lane on Sunday. Two goals from Dele Alli ended Chelsea's 13-game winning streak as Spurs ran out deserved winners, and remains the sole loss Conte has overseen since September.
  • Russian doctor Portugalov banned for life in doping case

    Russian doctor Portugalov banned for life in doping case

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    The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has issued a life ban against doctor Sergei Portugalov, the alleged mastermind of doping in Russian track and field, Russia's athletics federation said Monday. Following the first part of the report, which claimed systematic doping abuse and manipulations in Russian sports, the country's track and field and weightlifting teams were banned from the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil.
  • Bayer Leverkusen have to believe they can succeed at Atletico - Tayfun Korkut

    Bayer Leverkusen have to believe they can succeed at Atletico - Tayfun Korkut

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    In fact, Bayer Leverkusen have lost nine of their last 10 Champions League knockout games (W1), their only win in that run coming against Atletico Madrid (1-0, February 2015). Atletico will be without defender Filipe Luis and captain Gabi due to suspension after they both received their third yellow cards of the tournament during the first leg at the BayArena.
  • Craig Shakespeare named Leicester manager until the summer

    Craig Shakespeare named Leicester manager until the summer

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    Vardy grabbed a crucial away goal in Spain that has placed the second-leg meeting on a knife edge. Leicester City have named Craig Shakespeare as first-team manager for the remainder of the season, with the club's hierarchy impressed by the team's "positive response" since the 53-year-old took caretaker charge nearly three weeks ago.
  • Harry Kane: Tottenham striker suffers ankle ligament damage

    Harry Kane: Tottenham striker suffers ankle ligament damage

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    Tottenham Hotspur hinted that Harry Kane could return before the end of the season as they confirmed the England striker had suffered ankle ligament damage in last weekend's FA Cup win over Millwall. Kane is likely to miss England's friendly in Germany on March 22 and a home World Cup qualifier against Lithuania four days later. He wrote: "Always come back stronger from injuries and will be working hard with the medical staff to do so again".
  • NCAA Tournament 2017 odds: Duke, North Carolina the favorites

    NCAA Tournament 2017 odds: Duke, North Carolina the favorites

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    So it wasn't a surprise when they were announced as the No. 1 overall seed in the 2017 NCAA Women's Tournament bracket. UCLA is just as strong as the other two when they decide to play defense. In this year's Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament, U of L defeated Clemson (68-46) and North Carolina State (59-58) before falling to Notre Dame (84-73).