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Sports Tianjin Open: Maria Sharapova cruises to quarterfinals
Author: 0 Tianjin Open: Maria Sharapova cruises to quarterfinals

Voegele and Sharapova shared early break, but from the sixth game the Russian took control of the match. "I feel like I made a few too many errors on my return game which ultimately led to a hard first set but once I broke her early in that second set, I played a really good aggressive game and I felt like I had the momentum in the second".

Sports Why Masahiro Tanaka is the most important Yankee in the ALCS
Author: 0 Why Masahiro Tanaka is the most important Yankee in the ALCS

Judge, the top rookie and MVP candidate, had one hit in 20 at-bats with two walks and 16 strikeouts. Rather than shrug it off as meaningless, Keuchel acknowledges the significance of that moment and the juice of facing a team so accustomed to baseball's October spotlight.

Sports Pochettino turned down European bid last season for Tottenham star
Author: 0 Pochettino turned down European bid last season for Tottenham star

Kane has established himself as one of football's most prolific strikers, winning back-to-back Premier League Golden Boots and his goals played a key role in helping Spurs to remain in the title race for the last two seasons. Tottenham didn't make any signings until late in the summer transfer window but eventually ended up bringing in five players as Davinson Sanchez, Paulo Gazzaniga, Juan Foyth, Serge Aurier and Fernando Llorente all joined the club.

Sports I should replace Sunil Gulati as US Soccer president
Author: 0 I should replace Sunil Gulati as US Soccer president

Iceland, a nation of 335,000 people, will play in the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation. The Women's World Cup is just a little over a year and a half away. Any decrease in interest by American fans may have far-reaching effects for media partners such as Fox Sports, which is paying more than US$400 million (S$542 million) for the domestic English-language rights to the next two World Cups .

Sports Bilic warns West Ham youngster not to 'think he is Mbappe'
Author: 0 Bilic warns West Ham youngster not to 'think he is Mbappe'

If it was anyone else keeping in that situation, nobody would say it was a penalty. The guy is brilliant. He is a great professional and very interested in the squad. "I remember his commanding presence and I remember him being the same for ages at Man City". The England international's injury struggles have continued this season, but he has started the last four league games after missing the first weeks due to a groin injury.

Sports Nadal books Cilic semi-final clash in Shanghai
Author: 0 Nadal books Cilic semi-final clash in Shanghai

Sixth seed Grigor Dimitrov , who saved match points on Wednesday against Ryan Harrison, had a more comfortable day as he beat American 10th seed Sam Querrey 6-3 7-6 (3). I'm happy I was able to do better today on the break points. He won nearly 40% of the return points, attacking the second serve of his opponent to create 10 break points, converting 3 for an easy win.

Sports Isaiah Thomas not happy with Danny Ainge
Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas not happy with Danny Ainge

But when Isaiah Thomas was traded from the Celtics to the Cavs, well, then the phrase, "It's a business" gets used. Obviously, Thomas chose the latter option, and is now regretting it. "I know there's a lot of feelings that go on when these types of things happen". I was a player that was traded twice so I understand his sentiments, but you guys know how much I love Isaiah.

Sports Patriots' Tom Brady battling shoulder injury, report says
Author: 0 Patriots' Tom Brady battling shoulder injury, report says

Brady (left shoulder) and Gronkowski (thigh) were limited participants in Thursday's practice session, as were running back Rex Burkhead (ribs), cornerback Stephon Gilmore (ankle), linebacker Dont'a Hightower (knee), linebacker Elandon Roberts (ankle), special teamer Matthew Slater (hamstring).

Sports Sacking Aaron Rodgers Isn't Always This Easy
Author: 0 Sacking Aaron Rodgers Isn't Always This Easy

The list of Rodgers' elite qualities the Minnesota Vikings coach cites is endless: His arm strength, his intelligence, his escapability, the way he sees the entire field. This is not the unit right now that can get into a legit shootout with Aaron Rodgers and make him pull out the dramatics the way he did against the Cowboys.

Author: 0 Roger Goodell's wife defends him with stealth Twitter account

The last tweet from the account was in response to NBC News' presidential historian who tweeted a picture of a 1970 newspaper article about then-Vice President Spiro Agnew attacking U.S. Roger Goodell's wife, Jane Skinner Goodell , was recently caught using a fake Twitter account, and much like the Golden State Warriors star, she used it to trash talk her husband's haters.

Author: 0 Michael Jordan complains 'super teams' hurting National Basketball Association competition

This year, Carmelo Anthony and Paul George landed with Russell Westbrook, last season's MVP, in Oklahoma City, creating another so-called super team with tremendous star power. "No, because we played in different eras". What changes between that time to now? He is, to me, in a very unique situation. Social media, Twitter, all types of things that have invaded the personal time of individuals.

Sports Condo prices in Regina struggle according to Royal Lepage
Author: 0 Condo prices in Regina struggle according to Royal Lepage

With improving oil prices and job opportunities, the housing markets are benefitting from the recovery, says Royal LePage. "As a result, inventory is down about 15 per cent compared to a year ago and most notably in entry-level homes". For the first time in six years, Royal LePage says the national housing market has stepped back from overheated territory and is now enjoying a "Goldilocks moment", where the market is both not too hot and not too cold.

Sports Jamie Carragher says Arsene Wenger was right about the top four
Author: 0 Jamie Carragher says Arsene Wenger was right about the top four

Defending In Numbers is a new Deezer Originals football podcast, created by Squawka. Merson played under Wenger at Arsenal and was also under Redknapp's guidance at Portsmouth in 2002-03. Redknapp is now unemployed after a disastrous start to the season with Birmingham saw him leave the Championship club following six straight defeats.

Sports Calipari talks Wildcats, FBI investigation at Media Day
Author: 0 Calipari talks Wildcats, FBI investigation at Media Day

Will you miss the rivalry and coaching against him?" Credit to Tipton for insisting on asking his question. "I am entitled to ask a question, you can then deny". Jarred Vanderbilt added, "I feel comfortable playing the one through the five, wherever the teams needs me". Would I talk that way to John Calipari? No.

Sports Thomas hopes for CIMB Classic hat-trick
Author: 0 Thomas hopes for CIMB Classic hat-trick

Smith, 24, victor along with Jonas Blixt at last April's Zurich Classic of New Orleans, made eight birdies in his first start of the new tour season. Thomas mixed five birdies with three bogeys. The American is the man of the moment after a superb season during which he racked up five wins including a maiden major victory and was named the 2017 PGA Tour Player of the Year.

Sports Liverpool and Arsenal's Christmas Eve clash set for 12.30 kickoff?
Author: 0 Liverpool and Arsenal's Christmas Eve clash set for 12.30 kickoff?

Given his say, Wenger admitted at his weekly press conference that he would rather not kick off any later than 2pm if Arsenal are asked to play on Christmas Eve. Other fixtures have also been considered for a December 24 broadcast, including ManU's trip to Leicester City and Chelsea's game at Everton. However, the former could be a logistical nightmare as Leicester Tigers are also scheduled to play at home and the two clubs cannot stage home games on the same day.

Author: 0 Ireland to play their first Test in May

Cricket Ireland officials will be travelling to Auckland in New Zealand for the ICC Board meeting this week where they will lobby for worldwide fixtures for the next two calendar years. Irish captain William Porterfield is delighted with the news. "There's a special affinity between ourselves and Pakistan going back to the 2007 World Cup and they've been regular tourists here over the past decade".

Author: 0 Robbie Lawler vs. Rafael Dos Anjos To Headline UFC Winnipeg Event

This bout marked Lawler's return to action after more than a year on the sidelines. Who do you think comes out on top in the UFC on Fox 26 main event? Lawler, meanwhile, has fought just once since losing his title to Tyron Woodley at UFC 201 in Atlanta last summer.

Sports ALCS Series Prediction: Will Astros turn away underdog Yankees? 10/12/17
Author: 0 ALCS Series Prediction: Will Astros turn away underdog Yankees? 10/12/17

Judge and Altuve are two of the best offensive talents in the game of baseball, but the way they go about their craft is so different, and both players are a lesson in why it's impossible to evaluate in absolutely set ways. Didi Gregorius hit three home runs during the ALDS for NY, while Greg Bird added a pair of home runs. For the Astros, Jose Altuve hit three home runs in the series opener versus the Red Sox and was 8-for-15 plus four walks in the series.

Sports Appeals court reinstates Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension by NFL
Author: 0 Appeals court reinstates Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension by NFL

So, what does it all mean? This comes after Hill reported on September 13 that the National Football League attempted to accelerate the appeal process of the injunction of Elliott's six-game suspension. Hill noted the National Football League filed a motion on September 11 "for a stay of the injunction that is keeping Elliott on the field until the lawsuit makes it way through the court system, which could take months".