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Sports Sloane Stephens Cruises Past Jelena Ostapenko to Win 2018 Miami Open
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Half an hour after Sloane Stephens won her hometown tournament, she lingered on the confetti-covered court, posing for photos and signing autographs as if reluctant to leave Key Biscayne . "I just wanted to make sure I got my game back where I wanted to be". The 20-year-old's aggressive approach paid off in the big moments to win the first set tie-break and after Svitolina saved three consecutive match points in the second set breaker, Ostapenko hammered down her 41st victor to end the ...

Sports Wizards top Hornets in Wall's return
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And now the Wizards are back in the playoffs . Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) shoots over Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker (15) during the first half at Capital One Arena. Kemba Walker finished with seven points, just the fourth time this season the All-Star failed to reach double figures. "When I've had an injury in the past, I don't think about it".

Sports Encounter Underway In Jammu And Kashmir's Shopian
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In Pulwama district, a civilian - identified as Mohammad Ashraf Mir, a resident of Machpuna Pulwama, but presently staying in Chanapora area of the city - was shot at by militants near Murran Chowk area, the official said. Police said the militants fired at Special Police Officer (SPO) Trilok Singh in Khanabal area. The officer said the SPO was regulating traffic when he was sacked upon.

Sports Injured Spurs Star Kawhi Leonard Returns to NY for Rehab
Author: 0 Injured Spurs Star Kawhi Leonard Returns to NY for Rehab

For the second time this season, San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard has traveled to NY to continue rehabilitation for his lingering right quad injury under the supervision of outside medical personnel, league sources told ESPN . With only five games remaining in the team's regular season, a return looks less likely at the moment. After finishing third in the NBA MVP voting last season, Leonard has averaged 16.2 points, 4.7 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 2.0 steals per game in 2017-18.

Sports Leroy Sane, David Silva 9/10 as Man City breeze past Everton
Author: 0 Leroy Sane, David Silva 9/10 as Man City breeze past Everton

Pep Guardiola's side maintained their 16-point lead at the top thanks to a scintillating first half display at Goodison Park. The Citizens took the lead as early as third minute, with Leroy Sane volleying home at the far post following a cross from David Silva .

Sports Lukaku reacts to 100th Premier League goal; Here's it is
Author: 0 Lukaku reacts to 100th Premier League goal; Here's it is

However, things were not going to be that easy and the away side did come back well in the second half and we needed David de Gea to stay in top form as he denied Tammy Abraham from making it a tough game for us. Carlos Carvalhal has given Swansea hope of being a Premier League team next season but with 31 points from 31 games, they are still in trouble. As United coasted to victory, Paul Pogba , handed a start for just the fourth time in United's last 10 games, grew in influence and ...

Sports Simmons, Ilyasova lead Sixers to 9th straight win in Atlanta
Author: 0 Simmons, Ilyasova lead Sixers to 9th straight win in Atlanta

The Sixers had to rely on a plethora of other players to fulfill the needs of the team and keep the boat afloat. It was his 11th triple-double of the season and his fifth in the last ten games. Atlanta converted just 35.6 percent of its field goal tries and shot a brutal 9 of 39 from the 3-point line. Head coach Brett Brown revealed the 24-year-old would undergo surgery once the swelling went down and there was no return timetable.

Sports Broad feeling back in the groove after 'rubbish' Ashes
Author: 0 Broad feeling back in the groove after 'rubbish' Ashes

Tim Southee and Trent Boult did all the damage for New Zealand with Southee taking 5/60, his seventh five-wicket bag while Trent Boult had 3/79 after New Zealand won the toss and elected to bowl first. Broad bowled with particular menace, striking in his first over as Tom Latham fell for a three-ball duck, drawn into a loose drive and edging behind to Bairstow.

Sports Perez strike gives Newcastle 1-0 win over Huddersfield
Author: 0 Perez strike gives Newcastle 1-0 win over Huddersfield

The Terriers did everything but score against Swansea at the start of the month, and the law of averages dictates Steve Mounie and co. can't be as unlucky again in front of goal. Huddersfield Town have now drawn a blank in 12 separate away games in the Premier League this season , just one short of the single season record (13) for failing to score on the most occasions on the road in the competition's history, jointly held by Norwich City in 1994-95, Southampton in 1998-99 and ...

Sports EPL: Chelsea vs Tottenham
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The former Manchester City stopper has made 10 appearances for Chelsea this term, with just one league game to his name - which only came in January during the 4-0 victory over Brighton . Defensively, Chelsea have looked dodgy defending crosses in recent weeks, while centre-back Andreas Christensen simply seems exhausted in recent weeks, conceding possession cheaply and failing to track runners properly.

Sports SunRisers Hyderabad pick Alex Hales to replace Warner
Author: 0 SunRisers Hyderabad pick Alex Hales to replace Warner

Hales, who was part of the Mumbai Indian in 2015, is yet to make his IPL debut. He was unsold at that time and was a part of the Registered and Available Player Pool (RAPP). Warner led the Sunrisers to their maiden IPL title in 2016 and had agreed a 120 million Indian rupees deal in January to remain with the team in 2018.

Sports Mauricio Pochettino leaps to defence of out-of-form Dele Alli
Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino leaps to defence of out-of-form Dele Alli

West Ham vice-chairman Brady has suggested that the 21-year-old midfielder, who earns £50,000 per week as salary according to The Daily Star , should not resort to cheap tricks. Tottenham , now fourth in the league, are hoping to extend their five-point advantage over fifth-placed Chelsea when the teams meet at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

Sports Klopp not planning on leaving Liverpool, despite Bayern Munich links
Author: 0 Klopp not planning on leaving Liverpool, despite Bayern Munich links

The Bavarian giants have been made to wait at least another week for a sixth successive title, though, as closest challengers Schalke 04 beat Freiburg earlier in the day. "I played well because in that year I was playing regularly too", explained James, who featured in all but four of Monaco's Ligue 1 games in the season before the World Cup.

Sports Former England midfielder Wilkins 'critically ill'
Author: 0 Former England midfielder Wilkins 'critically ill'

Former England worldwide Ray Wilkins was last night seriously ill in hospital after suffering a cardiac arrest. Stan Collymore said: "Love and best wishes to Ray Wilkins and family after the bad news tonight". But he also played for the likes of Manchester United , Rangers, QPR, Crystal Palace, Millwall and Leyton Orient as well as spells in mainland Europe with AC Milan and Paris Saint-Germain.

Sports Padres pitching prospect Lucchesi set to make Major League Baseball debut
Author: 0 Padres pitching prospect Lucchesi set to make Major League Baseball debut

Just ask him. He'll tell you. Bettors can also wager on the game's runline with the odds standing at Brewers -1.5 runs (-120) and Padres +1.5 runs (+110). The Milwaukee Brewers have to be riding high with confidence after how they won the first two games, and now they're throwing out a pitcher in Suter who had an ERA of 2.86 on the road last season .

Sports Sam Ryder rolling at rain-delayed Houston Open
Author: 0 Sam Ryder rolling at rain-delayed Houston Open

Former Baylor School golfers Keith Mitchell, Stephan Jaeger and Luke List were in contention after the first day of the Houston Open . "I am just trying to show some consistency and make some birdies, see a couple putts go in". But he kept his hot form going yesterday morning, holing a 30-footer for a birdie two at the 16th and a 14-footer at the next to post an eight-under 64 that was good enough for a one-shot, first round lead - his first on the PGA Tour since he led The Open after 54 ...

Sports Joshua approaching Parker bout with challenger's mindset
Author: 0 Joshua approaching Parker bout with challenger's mindset

That is easier said than done. Joshua has captured the British public's imagination after following up his London 2012 Olympic gold medal by stopping all 20 of his opponents in the paid ranks, and the Parker bout will be his third successive stadium fight , with a crowd of around 75,000 expected.

Sports Conte discusses the importance of Chelsea's match against Tottenham
Author: 0 Conte discusses the importance of Chelsea's match against Tottenham

Chelsea hosts Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday. David Luiz is expected to remain out for another three weeks with a knee problem, meaning club captain Gary Cahill is in line for a recall at the heart of defence. Sunday is an important game for us. Don't forget that two years ago they were very close to winning the title when Leicester won it. Otherwise, we continue to stay not so close and, with seven games to go, it will be hard to take a place in the Champions League .

Sports UConn Huskies Enter Columbus As Big Favorites In Final Four
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The Irish claimed the 2001 national title. Mississippi State advanced to the title game with and overtime win against Louisville. The rivalry continues on Friday when the two teams face off at 9:30pm ET in Columbus, OH. The Huskies responded, scoring the first six points of the second quarter to cut deficit to four, 24-20. UConn (36-0) takes on Notre Dame in second of Friday's two semifinal games in Nationwide Arena.