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Halep set up the Vandeweghe clash on Wednesday by defeating Australia's Samantha Stosur, whom she also beat en route to her triumph a year ago before accounting for Dominika Cibulkova in straight sets in the final. She's an fantastic player. She elaborated further on that in press today. When I finish a match like yesterday, where it was really tough, I didn't feel exhausted.
  • Three Illinois players arrested on home invasion, armed robbery charges

    Three Illinois players arrested on home invasion, armed robbery charges

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    Lee, 18, Zarrian J. Holcombe, 19, and Howard E. Watkins, 18, were the three players arrested in connection with the incident, which took place early on Wednesday morning. Head football coach Lovie Smith released the following statement Wednesday on the situation through the university. A spokesman has already informed Illini Inquirer's Jeremy Werner that the team is still gathering information on the arrests, and that the program is "allowing the process to play out".
  • Wieters' 2-run single gives Nationals 7-6 win over Orioles

    Wieters' 2-run single gives Nationals 7-6 win over Orioles

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    And in the baseball world, the greatest of all sports worlds, the Nats were down 6-2 to the Orioles entering the eighth inning. "It takes a bit emotional toll", said manager Dusty Baker after the 12-inning loss on Tuesday. The victor was Matt Albers (2-0), who pitched a ideal ninth with three strikeouts, while Brach (0-1) took the loss. Trumbo struck out twice against Strasburg before launching a two-run shot to deep center to put Baltimore on top 5-1 in the fifth.
  • TaylorMade sold to private equity firm

    TaylorMade sold to private equity firm

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    About half of the $425 million will be paid in cash with the remainder in a combination of a secured note and contingent considerations, the German athletic apparel retailer said. Adidas had been trying to offload TaylorMade for a long time, and it finally found a buyer. Shoe giant Nike also exited the golf equipment arm previous year.
  • Jesse Lingard reveals Rashford's instructions before netting free-kick vs. Celta Vigo

    Jesse Lingard reveals Rashford's instructions before netting free-kick vs. Celta Vigo

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    Rashford was criticised following the 1-1 draw with Swansea on Sunday after being accused of diving to win a penalty in the first half. Lingard added: "It's part and parcel of football". "It's all about hard work and dedication, you know - he's just got to keep going now ". 'Honestly I think that we must find the right solution for all the teams when you prepare the fixtures for the end of the season.
  • Paul Pogba's £89m Manchester Utd transfer 'to be investigated'

    Paul Pogba's £89m Manchester Utd transfer 'to be investigated'

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    None of the individuals was available for comment although United issued a statement which read: "We do not comment on individual contracts". The France global moved to Old Trafford for £89.3m in August 2016, returning to the club four years on from his initial departure.
  • Wenger: Arsenal do not need Champions League money

    Wenger: Arsenal do not need Champions League money

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    Although Arsenal look unlikely to finish in the top four to be counted amongst Europe's elite next season, Wenger said the club would continue to be able to attract top talent to North London. "You can see in Real Madrid vs Barcelona they come from the same place, play for the same country". Rooney, who has had very little game time under Mourinho in this campaign, is expected to move to a club in the Chinese Super League at the end of the season, despite the player saying he would like ...
  • Chelsea relegate Middlesbrough to move closer to PL title

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    Costa is one of many players that have looked invigorated under new manager Antonio Conte. By the second half Conte's team were buzzing and an increasingly beleaguered Middlesbrough side rarely managed to move out of their own half as they headed for the trap door.
  • Wizards vs. Celtics Game 5 Pick

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    He has been overwhelmed by bigger, quicker players against both the Bulls and Wizards . The Celtics guard came into that matchup with 86 points combined over the first two games of the series. - Only In Boston (@OnlyInBOS) May 11, 2017In attendance with Patriots owner Robert Kraft at tonight's Celtics game is NFLPA president DeMaurice Smith.
  • WR Josh Gordon's reinstatement denied by NFL

    WR Josh Gordon's reinstatement denied by NFL

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    From his days at Baylor that started to derail him to his consistent relapses while in the National Football League, here's a look at every twist of Gordon's mostly troubled path. The suspended Cleveland Browns wide receiver has been a problem throughout his career and it has cost him again. "I think what we need to do is just close that chapter right now", Browns coach Hue Jackson said September 30.
  • Palace Ready To Play Ugly For Survival, Says Allardyce

    Palace Ready To Play Ugly For Survival, Says Allardyce

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    Speaking to the media ahead of their clash with Hull, he was quoted by Sky Sports on their website as saying: "It won't be long enough to think he'll be fit for Old Trafford". Your intelligence or football intelligence decides if you play well. "Physically they are fit enough and if they hold it together mentally, stay positive and deliver the best performance, that will be good enough".