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The 18-year-old Canadian fought off exhaustion and held her nerve to triumph 6-4 3-6 6-4 over the three-time Grand Slam champion, becoming the first wildcard victor of the prestigious event. The Candian first made waves in January when she beat former world number ones Caroline Wozniacki and Venus Williams on consecutive nights in a tune-up event for the Australian Open.
  • Johnny Manziel Signs AAF Player Agreement, Claimed by Memphis Express

    Johnny Manziel Signs AAF Player Agreement, Claimed by Memphis Express

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    Manziel most recently played in the Canadian Football League with the Montreal Alouettes, but he was released by the team in February after violating the conditions he agreed to in order to play in the league. Manziel signed the AAF standard player agreement on Saturday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter , which will officially allow teams to sign the quarterback.
  • Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud demands game time from Maurizio Sarri

    Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud demands game time from Maurizio Sarri

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    Arsenal and Chelsea , however, might need a path into the top-tier competition next season by taking the place reserved for the Europa League victor. Olivier Giroud doesn't want to be just a back up for Chelsea . With Napoli in a comfortable second place in Serie A , Ancelotti looks sure to lead the team back into the Champions League next season.
  • All the Premier League statistics you need ahead of Fulham v Liverpool

    All the Premier League statistics you need ahead of Fulham v Liverpool

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    The last time the Premier League had four teams in the quarter-finals, in 2008/09, Barcelona beat the Old Trafford side 2-0 in the final in Rome. A win for Liverpool will help them leapfrog Manchester City into top spot and Parker conceded facing Juergen Klopp's side was a daunting challenge.
  • Manchester United defeat by Wolves a 'big step backwards' - Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

    Manchester United defeat by Wolves a 'big step backwards' - Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

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    Solskjaer continued: "Some of the players go away with the national teams and they'll enjoy the break. We had a couple of balls in behind for Rashford but not enough quality". His record is still mightily impressive - this was only United's third defeat in 19 games under his management - but the positive momentum of Solskjaer's early weeks in charge has given way to successive defeats.
  • Miami Dolphins trade Ryan Tannehill to Titans for draft picks

    Miami Dolphins trade Ryan Tannehill to Titans for draft picks

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    Miami, in the midst of a rebuild, couldn't justify those huge numbers for a player who clearly wasn't part of their long-term future. Tennessee will get a sixth round pick in 2019 along with the veteran QB. Titans general manager Jon Robinson got creative in a trade to find the best option to fill the role. Over the last seven years Tannehill was an iron man until the end of the 2016 season when he tore his MCL/ACL on a hit against Arizona.
  • College Coaches, Others Indicted In Admissions Bribery Case

    College Coaches, Others Indicted In Admissions Bribery Case

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    Prosecutors say parents paid an admissions consultant $25 million from 2011 through February 2019 to bribe coaches and administrators to label their children as recruited athletes to boost their chances of getting into schools. The Henriquezes reportedly tried to get their daughter into Georgetown University by passing her off as some kind of top-ranking tennis champ when reality proved otherwise.
  • Lewis Hamilton predicts a tough battle in Australian GP

    Lewis Hamilton predicts a tough battle in Australian GP

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    He added it was not just about "who comes out of the blocks quickest", but who could best develop the auto throughout the long, 21-race season. "The name of this year's auto, the SF90, is already a celebration of this anniversary and, on top of that (we have) made a decision to honour this achievement in an even more evident manner in Melbourne ", Ferrari said in a statement.
  • LeBron James nearly traded by Lakers owner Jeanie Buss report

    LeBron James nearly traded by Lakers owner Jeanie Buss report

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    Andre Ingram salutes the Los Angeles crowd in the Under Armour Curry 3. A deep venous thrombosis is a condition caused by a blood clot, frequently accompanied by swelling and pain in a limb. The Lakers hope that Ball, 21, will be able to heal fully and have time to work on his game this offseason. Forward Kyle Kuzma has also been plagued with ankle issues in the latter half of the regular season, missing multiple games in the process.
  • Messi leads demolition of Lyon to take Barca to Champions League quarters

    Messi leads demolition of Lyon to take Barca to Champions League quarters

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    On February 21, Atletico Madrid beat Juventus in Wanda Metropolitano by two goals to nil. " Ronaldo's an extraordinary footballer, but Messi is a genius", Capello told Sky Italia, per Goal . The quarterfinal draw is on Friday. Ronaldo's Manchester United edged Barcelona in the 2008 semifinals, but Messi got revenge a year later when he scored in a 2-0 victory over United in the final.
  • Chiefs agree to trade Dee Ford to 49ers

    Chiefs agree to trade Dee Ford to 49ers

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    The Chiefs slapped the franchise tag on Ford at $15.4 million in 2019 after a career year but were never going to give him the long-term contract he desires. On multiple occasions, a sack that forced a fumble or a hurry that led to an interception might have been all that separated the Niners from victory.
  • National Basketball Association suspends Raptors’ Serge Ibaka three games

    National Basketball Association suspends Raptors’ Serge Ibaka three games

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    Ibaka attempted to catch an inbounds pass with one second remaining in the third quarter, but the ball sailed over his head as he appeared to be held by Chriss. "It happened so fast". Earlier in the game, Ibaka had hit the court hard in the second quarter after being fouled by Chriss following a rebound. Everybody nearly wants to run out there and check what's going on.
  • Neville sends essential warning to Man Utd over testing interval

    Neville sends essential warning to Man Utd over testing interval

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    It means he'd be officially their manager by the time they next kick a ball in the Premier League , against Watford on March 30. It wasn't a ideal performance by any means, but like Tottenham last week, we again looked solid and the players again showed the necessary fight required as we go for the top 4.
  • Anthony Barr remaining with Vikings, burns Jets

    Anthony Barr remaining with Vikings, burns Jets

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    Until we reach that Wednesday deadline, players are allowed to back out of any deal they agree to, which is what Barr did with the Jets . NFL Media first reported Barr's change of heart. A nagging hamstring injury limited Barr to 13 games in 2018, his fewest since his rookie season. Barr was New York's top option at the position, but there are still plenty of talented edge rushers still available for the taking.
  • Texans to sign former Jaguars safety Tashaun Gipson

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    Thomas, who has been seeking a trade or extension from Seattle over the a year ago, is one of the last marquee free agents safeties available although he's been reported to be seeking the most money. Mathieu is not the only former LSU player to agree on a lucrative multi-year deal Monday. While there is sure to be some contractual arm wrestling there - I can not imagine being able to sustain two of the five biggest cap hits in the league at one position, even if you deal Dee Ford and cut ...