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Sandgren battles past Thiem in five sets

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Previously winless at grand slams, the aptly-named American continued his astonishing run at Melbourne Park with a 6-2 4-6 7-6 (7-4) 6-7 (7-9) 6-3 victory in three hours and 54 minutes. World number one Simona Halep remained on course for a maiden grand slam title when she progressed to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open with a 6-3 6-2 win over Japan's Naomi Osaka. Read More »

Jack Wilshere and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

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I saw him walking normally and his scan was good. Even more surprisingly, Ramsey wasn't even on the bench for the game against Palace, and Wenger instead had Maitland-Niles and Reiss Nelson as reserves, and they were both given game time with Nelson replacing Ozil after 72 minutes. Read More »

Defense rules when Eagles face Vikings

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His standout performance was a Week 15 win against the Giants, where he completed four touchdown passes in leading the Eagles to a come-from-behind win. It started out ominously, however. In a divisional playoff game last week against New Orleans, Keenum threw a 61-yard touchdown pass to Stefon Diggs on the final play for a miraculous 29-24 win. Read More »

Kyren Wilson to challenge Mark Allen for the Masters title

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Allen took the next frame to lead for the first time in the match at 3-2 but it was proving hard to separate the duo. But Northern Irishman Allen was the sharper player in the evening session as he made 73, 119 and 50 to win four of the next five frames for an 8-5 advantage in the world's greatest invitational tournament. Read More »

Stefon Diggs | Odell Beckham Jr will thrive with Pat Shurmur

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Minnesota lost to the Philadelphia Eagles 38-7 on Sunday in the NFC championship game . He made it clear that he'd be heading back to Minnesota with the Vikings on Monday. Giants new general manager Dave Gettleman wants Eli Manning to remain as the team's quarterback but plans to evaluate quarterbacks available in the 2018 National Football League draft, ESPN reported, citing sources . Read More »

Nick Foles' effort is one for the ages, ready to face Brady

Former Boise State tailback Jay Ajayi and the Philadelphia Eagles secured a spot in the Super Bowl on Sunday by beating the Minnesota Vikings 38-7 in the NFC Championship Game . Nick Foles , the backup QB who was thrust into the starting role when Carson Wentz blew out his left knee last month, led the Philadelphia to a 38-7 rout of the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC championship game. Read More »

Nadal marches on in Melbourne

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The 6-1, 7-6, 6-2 victory over a player who has been among the best grass-court players in recent years was terrific to watch, and he did go on to push eventual champion Novak Djokovic hard in the semi-finals before losing in four sets. "I think Rafa played good points in that moments, playing aggressive". No. 29 Anett Kontaveit was downed in three sets by Carla Suarez Navarro , who has been seeded in the top 10 in the past. Read More »

Rob Gronkowski hit in head, misses second half

It was clear Gronkowski had suffered a head injury after he was slow to get up and was ultimately ruled out of the game. Gronkowski stayed down on the ground for a bit, with CBS's Tony Romo noting that Gronkowski looked "wobbly" as he got up. Read More »

Super Bowl Teams Set: Philadelphia Eagles vs. New England Patriots

The Patriots won that game 24-21. The New England Patriots will play the Philadelphia Eagles in the Super Bowl 2018 which will be held on Sunday, Feb. Early on this week I was leaning a bit toward the Vikings to cover against the Eagles. That meant, unfortunately for Vikings fans, they didn't have much to shout about during the game. Read More »

Abbas to ask European Union to recognise Palestinian state: minister

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The Egyptian presidency expressed its support for "Right of Palestinian people to establish an independent state with capital in Jerusalem " (.) After negotiations based on solution of two states. Pence was welcomed at Tel Aviv's Ben-Gurion airport by Israel's tourism minister. Netanyahu appeared more interested in talking with Pence on other issues, including Iran, Israel's main enemy. Read More »

Rob Gronkowski dominated out of Patriots sport after helmet-to-helmet hit

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On top of that, he has career 100-yard receiving games in the postseason, which are tied for third all-time among tight ends, behind Vernon Davis (four) and Keith Jackson (four). He played in 14 of 16 regular-season games and had six receptions for 81 yards and a score in last week's 35-14 divisional playoff win over Tennessee. Read More »

Roob's 10 Observations From Eagles-Vikings

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Doug Pederson is their coach. A few feet away, Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie danced with the running backs. NJ.com reports a bloodied fan was taken into custody amid the chaos Sunday afternoon near Lincoln Financial Field. "You sure can", Pederson said. While the defense of the Patriots finished the season ranked 29, they have shown up big in the playoffs. They should take note that expectations in the other conference aren't holding up so well. Read More »

Julie Ertz Reacts to Eagles Super Bowl Berth

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Julie Ertz is a star for the USWNT, and was hard at work in San Diego for a friendly against Denmark. Julie is part of the 2015 World Cup champions, so she has her championship. While walking off the pitch, Julie appeared overwhelmed with joy when she was told the final score. This meant that she couldn't be kept up to date on what her husband was doing all the way out in Philadelphia, which was trying to make it to Super Bowl 52 with the Philadelphia Eagles . Read More »

Barcelona's second-half stamina key to big lead in La Liga

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The win leaves Real five points behind Valencia in third, after Marcelino Garcia Toral s side had two players sent off in a shock 2-1 loss at lowly Las Palmas on Saturday. "We grew into the game as the minutes went by and once our opponents opened up in the second half we scored and were able to play more fluidly". Before that, Barca are in action away to Betis and here, Goal takes a look at everything you need to know ahead of their trip to Seville on Sunday. Read More »

Martial grabs victor as United squeeze past Burnley

The French forward's powerful shot crashed in off the underside of the bar. Burnley boss Sean Dyche , whose eighth-placed side are now winless in seven league games, went closest when Johann Berg Gudmundsson hit the bar. "We know the way they play, they are better than anyone playing that way, and you need to adapt to it to be successful". Season after season, they are doing what they are doing. Read More »

Ton up for Martinez as Bayern face Bremen

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Victory was Bayern's 15th in a row against Bremen and Heynckes was thankful to secure the win, despite lamenting his side's "clumsy" play. Jerome Gondorf had fired the visitors into a 26th-minute lead and Bayern laboured for most of the first half before equalising four minutes from half-time when Milos Veljkovic failed to cut out Jerome Boateng's deep cross and Muller scored. Read More »

Australian Open: Keys reaches quarterfinals

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She had two match points in the seventh game, but Hsieh managed to hold serve, before Kerber served out for a 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 victory in two hours 11 minutes. American Madison Keys and former world number one Angelique Kerber have taken contrasting routes into the Australian Open quarter-finals with fourth round victories at Melbourne Park. Read More »

Sergio Aguero plays down hat-trick heroics against Newcastle United

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Murphy then got his first goal for his club on the counter, chipping Ederson after a seeing-eye pass from Ciaran Clark put the ex-Norwich man 1v1 with the goalkeeper. "I can not deny, we spoke about that [targets]", he said. "It's never good news to lose, but when you lose it's important not to lose again". He added: "I said to them until fixture 24 we were the best team but that doesn't count". Read More »

Alexis Sanchez travels north for medical ahead of Man Utd move

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The win meant second-placed United kept the pressure up on Premier League leaders Manchester City , closing the gap between them to nine points ahead of the latter's home clash with Newcastle on Saturday evening. Wenger said: "He didn't play because you can not drive up north and play football at the same time". Mkhitaryan was not in the United squad. I think it's so close, so close - so close that if it doesn't happen (soon) it's not going to happen. Read More »

Otamendi pens Man City deal to 2022

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Fernandinho joined the club in 2013 after having spent six years with Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk. The 5-foot-10 defender also has proven to be a threat at the other end this season, scoring five goals in all competitions - including the victor as City defeated rivals Manchester United 2-1 at Old Trafford last month amid a record-breaking run of 18 successive league victories. Read More »

Aguero treble gets Man City back on track as United eye Sanchez

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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes his side need 10 more wins in the English Premier League to become champions after their 3-1 win over Newcastle United on Saturday. Aguero then registered his 138th PL goal and his seventh hat-trick in the competition after a bamboozling, late run by Leroy Sane. It is his gift. I am so happy for him. Read More »

Kentucky basketball: 3 keys vs Florida, prediction, TV/ radio

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The only other teams to beat Kentucky at home were ranked Kansas and UCLA teams. Here are the five biggest reasons as to why Kentucky is the most overexposed team in college basketball. Hudson initially gets his hand on top of the ball, but as Washington's momentum carries him, Hudson rakes Washington across the face and pushes his head back with his elbow. Read More »

Reports Suggest Roma Duo Have Verbally Agreed To Join Chelsea

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And after getting a taste of Roma's quality first-hand, it now appears that Chelsea are looking to the Italian side to answer some of their attacking questions. I even read we are selling players without their knowledge. Chelsea's search for a new striker has seen Edin Dzeko and Christian Benteke emerge as their preferred targets. Read More »

Knicks' Enes Kanter trolled LeBron James after Thunder crushed Cavs

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Isaiah Thomas was asked to compare his new team to the Boston Celtics club he played for last season, and did not take it easy on Cleveland . After Kanter came to the defense of his teammate, which wasn't necessary, James clarified his remarks and noted Kanter is someone "who's always got something to say". Read More »

Real Madrid agree to let Cristiano Ronaldo leave in the summer

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Cristiano Ronaldo is currently only the fifth highest paid player in the world, with four players earning more than the latest Ballon d'Or victor - here are the 10 best earning footballers right now. The European champions are now 19 points behind Barcelona (does it really matter that they have a game in hand?) and will not win La Liga this season. Read More »