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Sports Maria Sharapova reaches Tianjin Open semi-finals
Author: 0 Maria Sharapova reaches Tianjin Open semi-finals

The Russian's first-serve percentage was only 59 per cent, but she was able to overpower the Pole and saved nine break points to get the job done in two sets, setting up a meeting with Stefanie Voegele - who ousted Yulia Putintseva in the final match of the day.

Sports Astros should have the offence to hold off Yankees in ALDS
Author: 0 Astros should have the offence to hold off Yankees in ALDS

In Game 1, they will send righthander Masahiro Tanaka (13-12, 4.74 ERA) to the mound looking for his second win this postseason. The Astros had three position starters in the ALDS vs. With that in mind, he knew one of those two starters could be available if needed in relief in Game 4. In an era in which the strikeout is king, Keuchel is a throwback - a sinkerball specialist whose ground-ball rate of 66.8 percent was by far the highest in the game this season among pitchers with at least ...

Sports Men Who Need To Be Considered To Be The Next USMNT Coach
Author: 0 Men Who Need To Be Considered To Be The Next USMNT Coach

Ramos started his career with the national team as a player in 1988. Mexico , Costa Rica and Panama are the three teams from the Concacaf region that have qualified directly for the World Cup while Honduras finished off in fourth place on the standings and will play in a two legged playoff against Australia for a place in the World Cup next year.

Sports Nadal books Cilic semi-final clash in Shanghai
Author: 0 Nadal books Cilic semi-final clash in Shanghai

Nadal powered his way into 4th Shanghai semi-final in game 9 after another commanding hold and he will play against Marin Cilic tomorrow for the place in the final. Dimitrov was on the ropes at 3-0 down in the breaker, but reeled off five points in a row as Nadal was pegged back after twice drilling forehands into the net under pressure.

Sports Tom Brady to Patriots Fans: 'Don't Worry'
Author: 0 Tom Brady to Patriots Fans: 'Don't Worry'

Curran reports that Brady had an MRI done on his non-throwing shoulder and that the results were negative when it came to a serious injury. Brady was hit six times and sacked three times in the game. He said he has learned to deal with the wear-and-tear over time. "Let's line them up and play", said Brady in his press conference prior to the game against the Panthers.

Author: 0 Ireland likely to play first Test against Pakistan

After continued speculation and near confirmations, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has finally announced that Ireland will play their first Test match against Pakistan in May 2018 in Dublin, Ireland. Cricket South Africa (CSA) are awaiting approval for the four-day, day/night fixture, which would also be their first home "pink ball" Test. "The trial is exactly that, a trial, just in the same way day-night Tests and technology have been trialled by members".

Sports Jamie Carragher's Premier League XI from the season so far
Author: 0 Jamie Carragher's Premier League XI from the season so far

Only one Manchester United star has made the line-up while the defence is split between Chelsea and Tottenham. As for the goalkeepers, David de Gea, Ederson and Hugo Lloris have all impressed. "The standout player at the start of this season". "I think he has been the outstanding player in the Premier League over the past three or four years so he has to play on that left-hand side".

Sports John Calipari and reporter spar at Kentucky basketball media day
Author: 0 John Calipari and reporter spar at Kentucky basketball media day

That was when Tipton had his question. But, as I've repeated over the past few weeks, there are still way too many unknowns to be able to accurately predict where all of this is headed next. However, Tipton makes a fantastic point when he says that he has the right to ask it even if Calipari refuses to answer. "How about a basketball question since it isn't my day".

Sports Lawler-dos Anjos set for UFC Winnipeg
Author: 0 Lawler-dos Anjos set for UFC Winnipeg

Who do you think comes out on top in the UFC on Fox 26 main event? One of the most impressive career comeback stories of recent years, "Ruthless" Robbie Lawler (28-11 (1)) captured the UFC's 170lb title against Johny Hendricks in December 2014, and went on to defend the belt twice the following year.

Sports Thomas hopes for CIMB Classic hat-trick
Author: 0 Thomas hopes for CIMB Classic hat-trick

One shot behind Smith are Thailand's Poom Saksansin, American Keegan Bradley and freshly crowned Tour Championship victor Xander Schauffele, also from the US. "I pretty much tried to copy everything he did because I figured he's a good guy to imitate out here". Lahiri, third a year ago at the same event, is coming of a tied-9th finish in the last start on the PGA Tour in the BMW Champion- ships, the third leg of the FedExCup play-offs.

Sports Hurricanes no longer using Trump SoHo for Rangers games
Author: 0 Hurricanes no longer using Trump SoHo for Rangers games

Trump has become embroiled in several feuds with professional athletes in recent weeks, particularly with NFL players who have knelt during the national anthem to protest racial inequality. 'I don't support someone who endorses hate on other people, ' Parker said. Trump did recently welcome the defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins to the White House, but his relationship with the NFL has suffered for his criticism of players sitting or kneeling during the national anthem.

Sports Houston police chief proposes friendly bet to NYC chief if Astros win
Author: 0 Houston police chief proposes friendly bet to NYC chief if Astros win

Yankees rookie right fielder Aaron Judge set the major-league rookie record with 52 home runs in the regular season and either he or Altuve is likely to win the AL Most Valuable Player award. It's what happened in the wild-card game, as well as Game 5 of the ALDS. Luckily for Houston , it has an offense explosive enough to spot its bullpen with plenty of runs.

Sports Ruling against Ezekiel Elliott means Roger Goodell can suspend the Cowboys RB
Author: 0 Ruling against Ezekiel Elliott means Roger Goodell can suspend the Cowboys RB

It's a significant loss for the Dallas Cowboys running back, who is now subject to having his six-game suspension begin at the discretion of National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell. The league concluded after a lengthy investigation that Elliott was guilty of violence in a series of incidents previous year involving his former girlfriend.

Sports Video captures Florida doctor screaming at patient
Author: 0 Video captures Florida doctor screaming at patient

Now the doctor, Peter Gallogly, of Gainesville After Hours Clinic, is being investigated by the Gainesville Police Department , Officer Ben Tobias told the Gainesville Sun on Tuesday. "Gallogly responds." Do you know how many people. But by 7:45 p.m., she was angry because all they had done so far take her urine for a test. Stipe is seen telling the doctor that they should tell people with appointments that they won't be seen in a "timely manner".

Sports Zverev brutalises racquet in loss to Del Potro
Author: 0 Zverev brutalises racquet in loss to Del Potro

Zverev came to the match strong and raced to a 3-0 lead in the first set within 10 minutes. Dimitrov, chasing a spot at the season-ending ATP Finals in London, beat American Sam Querrey 6-3, 7-6 (3) to set up a Chinese reunion with Nadal.