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Sports Sloane Stephens wins Miami Open title by overcoming Jelena Ostapenko
Author: 0 Sloane Stephens wins Miami Open title by overcoming Jelena Ostapenko

US Open champion Stephens again ended former World No.1 Victoria Azarenka's hopes of a fairytale comeback by beating her 3-6, 6-2, 6-1 in an afternoon encounter. A year ago she won the French Open and was runner-up in Charleston. In a first set that featured seven breaks of serve, Stephens served for a one-set lead in the 10th and 12th game, but couldn't convert the opportunity.

Sports England all out for 307, Bairstow 101
Author: 0 England all out for 307, Bairstow 101

Southee (6-62) and new ball partner Trent Boult (4-87) finished with all 10 England wickets, as was the case in last week's first Test win in Auckland. "We talked as a group about wanting to attack the knee roll and get the brand new ball a touch fuller because we know it flattens out". Despite that, they appear no nearer finding a combination that can compete with New Zealand , let alone the three countries above them in the world Test rankings.

Sports Dortmund out to delay Bayern's title party
Author: 0 Dortmund out to delay Bayern's title party

Bayern Munich proved too strong for Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga as they romped to a 6-0 win at the Allianz Arena on Saturday evening. Bayern coach Jupp Heynckes insists he is "indifferent" to when the inevitable triumph is confirmed, although the Bavarians haven't sealed the title at home since 2005.

Author: 0 Ronda Rousey Got Crushed For How She Acted At ESPN Today

And regardless of how it's perceived, that includes going back to her former career. Daniel Bryan and Shane McMahon v/s Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn: Zayn and Owens will get their jobs back if they win, they will remain fired if they lose.

Sports Klopp leaves door open for Emre Can contract
Author: 0 Klopp leaves door open for Emre Can contract

The match will be Klopp's 100th EPL game as a Liverpool manager. "It's well-documented that we don't get as many points when he isn't playing or score as many goals, so we miss him in that respect and it will be very good to get him back on the field", former England manager Hodgson said.

Sports Conte declares Morata fit for Chelsea's next game against Tottenham
Author: 0 Conte declares Morata fit for Chelsea's next game against Tottenham

Antonio Conte believes it is hard to win trophies in England, warning managers looking to win easy trophies to avoid the premier league . The 25-year-old was left out of Julen Lopetegui's Spain squad for last week's worldwide friendlies against Germany and Argentina but Conte said Morata had used the time during his enforced break to raise the level of his game.

Sports Mississippi State and Notre Dame to meet in national championship game Sunday
Author: 0 Mississippi State and Notre Dame to meet in national championship game Sunday

Williams to go out with her third national championship in four years. Her impact is felt in many ways. All-American guard/forward Katie Lou Samuelson (17.5 points per game, 88 three-pointers) is Connecticut's leading scorer. Mississippi State's Teaira McCowan has 18 points and 18 rebounds. She had her season high of 33 points against Duquesne on December 22 and recorded her first career double-double with 18 points and 10 assists in UConn's NCAA first-round win over Saint Francis of ...

Sports Tears As Bollywood Actress Sridevi Kapoor Is Buried In India
Author: 0 Tears As Bollywood Actress Sridevi Kapoor Is Buried In India

Since the arrival of Sridevi's mortal remains were expected between any of those three days, the decision was taken to shut the crematorium from February 26 to February 28. Recalling Sridevi's vast legacy as an artiste, he said curtains never come down on an actor's life as they live on the silver screen forever. Kapoor wrote: "As we bid goodbye to my beloved wife and Khushi & Janhvi's mama, I have a honest request.

Sports Yankees put OF Aaron Hicks on DL with muscle strain
Author: 0 Yankees put OF Aaron Hicks on DL with muscle strain

The Yankees will call up Billy McKinney to take Hicks' place on the roster. In his first major league at-bat, McKinney slapped a single through the right side off Toronto Blue Jays starter Aaron Sanchez. Ellsbury (oblique) is eligible to come off the disabled list on Thursday, but there is no guarantee that happens. Brett Gardner is now in center, but the Yankees want to make sure not to burn the 34-year-old out.

Sports Oakland Raiders Release Punter Marquette King
Author: 0 Oakland Raiders Release Punter Marquette King

He earned Second-Team All-Pro honors back in 2016 and followed that up by averaging an absurd 47.4 yards per punt last season. The Giants , who have $5.6 million in salary cap space, are in the market for a punter after releasing three-year starter Brad Wing earlier this month.

Sports Louis Cardinals Sign Greg Holland to Bolster Bullpen
Author: 0 Louis Cardinals Sign Greg Holland to Bolster Bullpen

If the Cardinals complete the deal, they will forfeit their second-highest draft pick in June, now No. 43, and $500,000 of global signing-bonus allocation for the 2018-19 signing period. The St. Louis Cardinals opened their season on Thursday with an away game against the New York Mets but fell 9-4 in that contest. The Cardinals added rookie Jordan Hicks to the roster Tuesday, after they had broken camp in Jupiter Florida.

Sports Team SA arrive at Gold Coast ahead of Commonwealth Games
Author: 0 Team SA arrive at Gold Coast ahead of Commonwealth Games

The competitions will run from April 5 to Sunday, April 15. Four years on and she has ten European gold medals, an Olympic title and three rainbow jerseys to her name - the Scot is likely to compete on both the track and road in Australia and you can't count her out on any surface.

Sports Isner
Author: 0 Isner "keeps pounding" his way through Miami

His opponent on Sunday (Monday NZT) will be the victor of the other semifinal between No 4-seeded Alexander Zverev of Germany and No 16 Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain. "This is a level of play that I know I'm capable of, it's just much easier said than done to go out onto the court and perform that way". Seeded No.

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

Ryder, in his 12th start on tour this season, is among 33 players who will return to complete the round early on Friday. "I enjoyed a little bit extra sleep". "I am just not preparing right for tournaments this year as I am getting to events and always feeling unprepared in starting out on a Thursday", he said.

Sports Astros open with victory over Rangers
Author: 0 Astros open with victory over Rangers

Via SMU's wonderful collection of old WFAA newsfilm, here's a piece on the Rangers' first ever home opener at Arlington Stadium, in 1972. WHITE SOX 14, ROYALS 7: Matt Davidson became the fourth player in major league history to homer three times on Opening Day, and Chicago went deep six times at Kansas City, Missouri, to spoil the Royals' 50th anniversary celebration.

Sports Everton vs Man City Preview
Author: 0 Everton vs Man City Preview

Manchester City will be looking to move a step closer to the Premier League title when they travel to Everton on Saturday. Victory over Everton on Saturday would set City up for the derby clash with Manchester United the following week - where a win would see them crowned champions.

Sports Sam Allardyce questions Man City's level of spending
Author: 0 Sam Allardyce questions Man City's level of spending

Everton head into this weekend's game with back-to-back wins over Brighton and Stoke - victories that made it four out of the last seven for the Blues. The other two sides to pull it off were Chelsea back in 2005-6 and Manchester United in 2010-11. Guardiola would trail only the 63 matches of Jose Mourinho needed to reach his half-century of wins with Chelsea.

Sports Mets top Cardinals 9-4 on opening day at Citi Field
Author: 0 Mets top Cardinals 9-4 on opening day at Citi Field

Across town in Queens, the Mets don't have that kind of flash in their lineup, though Yoenis Cespedes, Jay Bruce and Todd Frazier could be flirting with 30 home runs apiece this season. His addition would be a major boost to an unsettled Cardinals bullpen lacking a proven closer in the wake of several injuries. The Cardinals fell to 58-67-2 in season openers.

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