• Vinci questions Sharapova post-drug ban wildcards

    Vinci questions Sharapova post-drug ban wildcards

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    Vinci, 34, said: "She is a great player - I don't have nothing against her". "It's normal that people talk about her, she's an huge champion, but.to (be) promoting her return to such an extent. "It is going to affect Sharapova's seedings in big tournaments so she's still going to pay a penalty for a while". "I know (Sharapova) is important for the tennis , for the WTA, for everything", Vinci said.
  • Rockets owner Leslie Alexander approaches ref during live action

    Rockets owner Leslie Alexander approaches ref during live action

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    A freakish scene unfolded during Game 5 of the first-round National Basketball Association playoff series between the Houston Rockets and Oklahoma City Thunder when a fan approached a referee while the ball was in play. It appeared Alexander was complaining about a call that wasn't made before he sat back down. Alexander said, "I was upset, really upset", when asked about the incident at halftime of Tuesday's contest, per Watkins.
  • Anthony Joshua ready to face "master tactician" Wladimir Klitschko

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    However, many boxing fans believe AJ will not have dealt with power like Klitschko possesses and Dr. Steelhammer will have a decisive experience advantage over the IBF champ. Joshua's hunger drives him on as he has worked his way to the pinnacle of the heavyweight division with a faultless 18-0-0 (18 KOs) record. "For him to say that he just wants to stay in one place, you can't be the champion of the world - champion of the world - and want to box in one place".
  • Klitschko fight 'too soon' for Joshua

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    But I had to go through with it. However, many boxing fans believe AJ will not have dealt with power like Klitschko possesses and Dr. Steelhammer will have a decisive experience advantage over the IBF champ. He's going off the physique and the height. If you deep down soul search and look at his resume, you'll get your answer. At any given time he can get you out of there.
  • Wenger proud of anxious Arsenal's fighting spirit

    Wenger proud of anxious Arsenal's fighting spirit

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    Arsene Wenger on Arsenal's hopes of finishing in the top four: "For us, the clarity is there - we have to win every game to have a chance to get in the top four, starting tonight". A fairly pedestrian first half was defined by Sanchez's excellent set-piece goal three minutes from the break. "You could see the players have a good mentality, they wanted to win the game and they responded".
  • Rangers TV must regret uploading Kenny Miller interview after Celtic fans takeover

    Rangers TV must regret uploading Kenny Miller interview after Celtic fans takeover

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    Despite Celtic's dominance Rangers captain Kenny Miller was presented with a golden chance to pull one back when he got on the end of Tavernier's cross, but sent his weak header straight at Craig Gordon. The fans didn't give him much sympathy though and you could barely make out what he was saying in his interviewing. Then on Sunday night, they will gather with the rest of the supporters club they are affiliated with at a bar in Parnell, to watch their team, Rangers , take on Celtic , ...
  • Arsene Wenger continues to dodge questions over Arsenal future

    Arsene Wenger continues to dodge questions over Arsenal future

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    Victory, sealed by Alexis Sanchez's extra-time victor, was a much-needed boost for all connected with Arsenal in a season that could yet end with the club missing out on a top four Premier League place, which brings with it the prize of Champions League qualification.
  • Manchester City and Manchester United combined XI ahead of Premier League derby

    Manchester City and Manchester United combined XI ahead of Premier League derby

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    When asked if his approach was a calculated risk ahead of Thursday night's derby against Manchester City, Mourinho told Sky Sports on Tuesday: "I don't care". Pep Guardiola's City are a point and a place above United in fourth, meaning the outcome at the Etihad Stadium could be crucial in terms of Champions League qualification.
  • Sanchez won't be sold to Premier League rival, insists Arsenal boss Wenger

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    I have had one meeting about recruitment, which I really enjoyed. The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich manager has urged his players to bounce back when Jose Mourinho's side visit City on Thursday for the derby clash. "Sometimes you find a way out quickly, sometimes it takes a little bit of time and it can cause damage". "I think the referees have to stop this", Toure said, as quoted by ESPN .
  • Earnhardt Jr.: 'Out On My Own Terms'

    Earnhardt Jr.: 'Out On My Own Terms'

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    There's a feeling to being an asset to something. He has 26 career Cup victories and is a two-time champion of NASCAR's second-tier series. If I were to pick my favorite Dale Jr. Social media lit up with messages to Dale Jr., and drivers and fans spoke up about what he's meant to the sport during his 18 seasons and 600 races.
  • Blues move closer to Premier League title

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    Chelsea's Belgian midfielder Eden Hazard celebrates scoring Chelsea's third goal during the FA Cup semi-final football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea at Wembley stadium in London on April 22, 2017. Pochettino has sent out a rallying call to his players before the contest at Selhurst Park and has called for the whole squad to pull together for an end-of-season charge for the Premier League title .