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Sports Serena all set for tennis return
Author: 0 Serena all set for tennis return

Venus said of Serena: "I mean, the matches are definitely a good way to know where you are, but obviously she knows how to play". Serena Williams believes now is the "perfect time" to return to the WTA Tour in order to gauge her progress ahead of the year's remaining grand slam tournaments.

Sports Kyrie Irving Out vs. Bulls with Knee Injury Described as Soreness
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving Out vs. Bulls with Knee Injury Described as Soreness

He was G-league player of the week again for last week. Rookie Lauri Markkanen had a decent game as he finished with 12 points. "We came with the right mindset", said Brown, who hit 9-of-13 shots. "I just want to make sure I'm as healthy as possible", Irving said prior to the contest. "Our defense was really good in the first half, obviously".

Sports Winners and 2 losers from Day 3 of the National Football League combine
Author: 0 Winners and 2 losers from Day 3 of the National Football League combine

Hughes' 40 time of 4.52 seconds was good enough for scouts as he continues to ascend up draft boards. Ward clocked in at 4.32, tied for the fastest among any prospect that ran. At 6-3, 211 pounds, Jackson's speed and arm strength have plenty of National Football League scouts intrigued, but his accuracy (never completed 60 percent of his passes in a season) may have some anxious about his ability to lead National Football League offenses.

Author: 0 For Big 12 teams, tournament final audition for Big Dance

The Bubble, er, Big 12 Tournament begins Wednesday at the Sprint Center . The rest of the Big 12 contenders look alike in records and other credentials as two games separate fourth through ninth place, meaning they'll be fighting each other for NCAA bids along with schools from other conferences.

Sports Raptors overcome slow start to beat Wizards
Author: 0 Raptors overcome slow start to beat Wizards

The Raptors impressive depth was on full display in the victory. However, assuming this star duo finally exorcises those demons, here are five reasons the Raptors can win the East. They outscored the Wizards' bench 50-15. Rashad has been covering the National Basketball Association and the Washington Wizards since 2008-his first two years were spent at Hoops Addict before moving to Truth About It.

Sports Giannis Antetokounmpo leads rallying Bucks to win over 76ers
Author: 0 Giannis Antetokounmpo leads rallying Bucks to win over 76ers

The 15-point lead was Indiana's largest of the game. Thaddeus Young had 10 points and seven rebounds , and Oladipo finished with 14 points, five assists and five rebounds along with 10 turnovers. Antetokounmpo has averaged 24.0 points and 8.7 rebounds in the three games this season, going 28 of 34 from the foul line while adding 11 assists and six blocks.

Sports N'Golo Kante Recovering From Scary Incident Over the Weekend
Author: 0 N'Golo Kante Recovering From Scary Incident Over the Weekend

The reigning PFA Player of the Year is reportedly "slumped to one side" in the Chelsea dressing room, and he was then sent for cardiology tests, which fortunately all turned out okay. He was, in fact, given the all clear to play against Manchester City but he didn't feel well on the Sunday and decided against participating. He is now said to be available to face Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Sports Coleman roars to world indoor 60 metres triumph
Author: 0 Coleman roars to world indoor 60 metres triumph

Coleman, said to be the successor to legend Usain Bolt, saw off China's Bingtian Su (6.42) and Ronnie Baker (6.44) in front of an entralled Arena Birmingham crowd. "When I've put things together during the meets special things have happened but I'm excited for the outdoor season". Czech Pavel Maslak eventually became the first athlete to win three consecutive world indoor titles when he was bumped up into first spot from third after Spain's Oscar Husillos, who was initially accredited with ...

Sports Manchester United need win vs. Crystal Palace
Author: 0 Manchester United need win vs. Crystal Palace

James Tomkins tried the spectacular with an overhead kick from a corner before Manchester united had their first real opportunity as Alexis Sanchez received the ball in the box but Wayne Hennessey got himself in the way. He ran on to it, clear on goal, and thumped a shot past a wrong-footed De Gea, inside the near post. Paul Pogba has scored in both of his Premier League games against Crystal Palace - they're now the only team he's scored both home and away against in the ...

Sports Liverpool's Klopp rules out fielding second-string side against Porto
Author: 0 Liverpool's Klopp rules out fielding second-string side against Porto

Liverpool are 5-0 up from the first leg in Dragao and while it's nearly inconceivable that the Reds will be knocked out from such a strong position, Klopp will still want to keep standards high to maintain their strong recent form. Follow live updates from Liverpool v Porto and PSG v Real Madrid on rte.ie/sport on Tuesday and watch Tottenham v Juventus live on RTÉ Two on Wednesday from 7pm.

Sports China 'won't sit idly by' if U.S. harms trade
Author: 0 China 'won't sit idly by' if U.S. harms trade

While defending the tariffs , POTUS claimed on Friday that " trade wars are good, and easy to win ". Given their close trade relationships with the United States and large amount of steel exports , both countries were hoping to for exclusions from the restrictions.

Sports Oklahoma QB Mayfield ready to be 'franchise guy'
Author: 0 Oklahoma QB Mayfield ready to be 'franchise guy'

Mayfield has made plenty of headlines, of course, for his on-field successes , as well as some antics that drew criticism. Rosen was the most highly touted of the quarterbacks entering the 2018 NFL Draft coming out of high school . His personality is a turnoff for some people, which is why I have my doubts about whether general manager Mike Maccagnan and coach Todd Bowles are willing to step outside the box and make the former Oklahoma star the face of their franchise.

Sports Baker Mayfield Just Ran The 40-Yard Dash At The NFL Combine
Author: 0 Baker Mayfield Just Ran The 40-Yard Dash At The NFL Combine

It's being televised on the NFL Network. "The upside with him is tremendous". In general, the top QBs all performed about as expected, except for Washington State's Luke Falk , who was uncharacteristically inaccurate. Whether these assertions from the slimiest depths of #DraftTwitter are true or not - chances are, they aren't - doesn't matter. Louisville's Lamar Jackson , the 2016 Heisman victor, needs to prove he's a better pro prospect throwing the ball than catching it.

Sports Ex-ESPN host files explosive sexual harassment lawsuit
Author: 0 Ex-ESPN host files explosive sexual harassment lawsuit

She now writes for ESPN's sports website, the Undefeated. "ESPN is, and always has been, a company rife with misogyny...[where] women are humiliated, degraded, and forced to navigate a misogynistic and predatory culture", according to the complaint filed Sunday in CT federal court.

Sports Negative football is not the Chelsea way
Author: 0 Negative football is not the Chelsea way

Soon after the final whistle, a video of Chelsea players literally walking around as City stroked the ball to each other with minimal fuss went viral. "I wouldn't have got a touch even if we played for three hours, even if we improved in the last 10 or 15 minutes", the Belgium global said after the match.