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Sports Margaret Court's Australian Open boycott: Why all the controversy?
Author: 0 Margaret Court's Australian Open boycott: Why all the controversy?

Though she received her annual invitation, Court will not attend this year's tournament, saying she would watch it on television while vacationing. "I was really for her to have it", King said. In May, she remarked "tennis is full of lesbians", claimed transgender children were the result of parents who "don't care" and related non-heterosexual thinking as the work of Nazis, communists and the Devil.

Sports Nadal, Federer get top seeds at Australian Open
Author: 0 Nadal, Federer get top seeds at Australian Open

It forced him to skip the lead-up Brisbane International this month, and he has only had a one-match workout at the exhibition Kooyong Classic in Melbourne ahead of the Grand Slam starting Monday. The 2008 champion and current world No. 47 kicks off her campaign against a player ranked one place higher, Germany's Tatjana Maria. Britain's sole representative Kyle Edmund will face big-serving US Open runner-up Kevin Anderson in the first round.

Sports Chidambaram slams ED for raids at son Karti's premises
Author: 0 Chidambaram slams ED for raids at son Karti's premises

The ED searched the kitchen, living room and halls of the house but found nothing, he added. P Chidambaram termed the raids against his son "a comedy of errors" and claimed the officers were left "embarrassed" and "apologetic" as they could not find anything at his house.

Sports AUSTRALIA OPEN: Federer drawn against Bedene, Nadal meets Burgos
Author: 0 AUSTRALIA OPEN: Federer drawn against Bedene, Nadal meets Burgos

He was playing extremely well last week in Brisbane, taking on Grigor Dimitrov stroke for stroke in the quarter-finals in Brisbane, and then he lost his footing, rolled his ankle and fell over. Britain's Andy Murray and Japan's Kei Nishikori have already withdrawn from the championships and women's world number three Garbine Muguruza has twice pulled out of tournaments over the last two weeks due to leg cramps and a thigh problem.

Sports Jordan Spieth six off the lead after late quadruple-bogey — Sony Open
Author: 0 Jordan Spieth six off the lead after late quadruple-bogey — Sony Open

Kirk, a four-time victor on the USA tour, nabbed five of his seven birdies on the back nine. His next wouldn't come until the par-5 ninth, where he two-putted from 33 feet to turn in four-under 31. Peter Malnati, Daisuke Kataoka, Matt Every and Tom Hoge opened with five-under 65s. The American was four under with two holes to play, but he endured a nightmare on the par-four eighth.

Sports Ramsey relishes All-Pro matchup vs Steelers' Brown
Author: 0 Ramsey relishes All-Pro matchup vs Steelers' Brown

Le'Veon Bell will feast behind his powerful, pulling guards. Jacksonville's defense got in on the scoring mood as well by scoring on two of the five interceptions they forced Ben Roethlisberger to throw in the previous matchup. They will need to show that against the likes of Calais Campbell , Yannick Ngakoue , Dante Fowler , Jr., Myles Jack and company. They have gone on to be a problem against every tandem they have faced.

Sports Bautista Agut edges Del Potro in Auckland final
Author: 0 Bautista Agut edges Del Potro in Auckland final

An unbelievable forehand down the line victor moved Bautista Agut a point away from the crown and he sealed the deal when del Potro sent a forehand long, celebrating his second title in Auckland and the 7th in a career. "Juan Martin is a great champion, he's very tough to beat, and I played two wonderful games in the last two games of the match". "Unfortunately the match can't have two winners", an exhausted Bautista Agut said after the two hour, 52 minute clash.

Sports Rory McIlroy reveals heart condition, but still expects to play
Author: 0 Rory McIlroy reveals heart condition, but still expects to play

He did not record a tournament win in 2017, the first time that has happened since he was a second-year pro in 2008. The 28-year-old revealed the medical issue to the U.K. "I'm not hung up on it". And he hasn't occupied the top spot since 2015. It is, after all, a statistics-dominated sport. McIlroy will tee-up next Thursday in the UAE capital without a victory in 2017 and not having tasted success since capturing the PGA Tour's season-ending 2016 Tour Championship and the week prior ...

Sports Serena Williams' Absence Gives Chance for a New Superstar to Emerge
Author: 0 Serena Williams' Absence Gives Chance for a New Superstar to Emerge

Her next grand slam victory will be her 24th, equalling Margaret Court for the most of all-time in women's tennis while the 36-year-old will have to wait until 2019 to try and usurp Thelma Coyne Long as the oldest victor of the Australian Open (35 years and eight months in 1954).

Sports Bills fire offensive coordinator Rick Dennison
Author: 0 Bills fire offensive coordinator Rick Dennison

Their running attack fell to sixth after leading the league the past two seasons. Buffalo ranked 29th in the National Football League in total offense (302.6 yards per game) and 22nd in scoring (18.9 ppg). "There's some calls we want back". The Bills, who are likely to have a new starting QB next season, fired Rick Dennison after his offense finished ranked 29th in the NFL.

Sports Warriors' Stephen Curry out against Bucks with sore ankle
Author: 0 Warriors' Stephen Curry out against Bucks with sore ankle

Kevin Durant scored 26 points and Draymond Green contributed 21 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists to lead the visiting Golden State Warriors to a 108-94 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday. Eric Bledsoe and Khris Middleton combined for 14 points while the Bucks shot 57 percent (12-for-21) overall in the opening quarter, but Milwaukee missed all six of its 3-point attempts while the Magic went 1-for-5 from long distance.

Sports Rahul likely to replace Dhawan for Centurion Test
Author: 0 Rahul likely to replace Dhawan for Centurion Test

India's loss was courtesy of the batsmen as the Indian bowlers had given them a ideal chance to start the tour on a winning note. Now, Ganguly too has questioned Kohli's decision to pick the latter saying "it is not about form". But Ganguly also insisted that he will give Rohit another chance in the middle-order. India will have to bottle down and fight hard in the batting.

Sports Will Muschamp and his SC staff receive extensions, raises
Author: 0 Will Muschamp and his SC staff receive extensions, raises

He has spent the past two years as a defensive analyst for the Gamecocks. After serving as a defensive coach with coordinating stints aplenty, Muschamp earned his first head coaching gig with the Florida Gators in 2011. He returned for his junior year and had some promising performances before he suffered an even more disastrous injury to his other knee. "As a standout high school player, he could have gone anywhere, but chose to stay home and play for his state's flagship university".

Sports Manchester United ready to challenge Liverpool for Borussia Dortmund's Christian Pulisic
Author: 0 Manchester United ready to challenge Liverpool for Borussia Dortmund's Christian Pulisic

The Reds have just lost their talisman in Philippe Coutinho and are desperate for a player who can replace his creativity and quality in the first team. After the qualification miss, there have been calls to overhaul the structure of everything involved with U.S. Soccer. The United States global, who has admitted his love for Man United in the past, has emerged on the club's radar after becoming his country's youngest ever 'Player of the Year.

Sports Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez tells Gareth Southgate he needs Jamaal Lascelles
Author: 0 Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez tells Gareth Southgate he needs Jamaal Lascelles

Newcastle failed to sign the likes of Tammy Abraham and Andre Gray in the summer transfer window, but at least the pair did move on to fellow Premier League clubs. We have had some people asking but nothing serious and no offers on any of our players. Looking ahead to this weekend's crucial fixture against Swansea, Benitez says he is not expecting an easy game.

Sports Steve Kerr Criticizes Sports Media Coverage of LaVar Ball's Tirades
Author: 0 Steve Kerr Criticizes Sports Media Coverage of LaVar Ball's Tirades

Lakers head coach Luke Walton . On the morning of the game against the Hawks, Walton and his rookie point guard were forced to answer several questions about whether he still has the locker room and their relationship. Kawhi Leonard (left shoulder tear), Danny Green (left groin tightness) and Rudy Gay (right heel bursitis) are all ailing in one way or another, and could miss San Antonio's next game as a result.

Sports FSU in the National Football League: 2017 schedule for Divisional Playoff Weekend
Author: 0 FSU in the National Football League: 2017 schedule for Divisional Playoff Weekend

Tennessee (10-7), who have not won in New England since 1993, advanced to Saturday's game with a 22-21 wildcard victory over the AFC West champion Kansas City Chiefs . If the Eagles can not generate some offense against the Falcons , it might be too much to ask for Philadelphia's fourth-ranked defense to keep Atlanta from scoring.

Sports New England Patriots vs New York Jets
Author: 0 New England Patriots vs New York Jets

Unfortunately for one Patriots player though, he was in the wrong place at the wrong time when the Jets star chose to spike the ball. If he can get to the quarterback the way he got to New York Jets quarterback Bryce Petty in the highlight below, he will certainly help add an element to the Patriots' defense that they've been searching for all season long.