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by | March 27, 2018 | 06:47

Venus, ranked eighth in the world, laboured almost three hours to beat the 29th-ranked Bertens 5-7, 6-3, 7-5. Admittedly Williams was assisted by the physical handicaps that afflicted Konta in the later stages. In the final set she erased two match points at 5-3 and another in the next game. Fourth-seeded Elina Svitolina and sixth-seeded Jelena Ostapenko, the reigning French Open champion, also advanced, as did 2016 Olympic gold medalist Monica Puig.

by | March 27, 2018 | 00:17

Bird was scratched from the starting lineup for a split-squad road game Saturday against Atlanta due to inflammation in his right foot. Given some time, the extent of Bird's injury will be relieved, and hopefully the impact on the Yankees on Opening Day will be limited.

by | March 26, 2018 | 22:36

Courtois and Chelsea have been in contract talks for several months but have been unable to agree on a deal. Reports claim that Courtois is eyeing a 100% wage increase to his already substantial £100,000-a-week deal at Stamford Bridge to stay, with the west Londoners also attempting to tie global teammate Eden Hazard down with Los Blancos again said to be showing interest.

by | March 26, 2018 | 21:27

Trump's reluctant announcement came hours after he confused both Republicans and Democrats by tweeting that he was "considering a VETO" on the massive spending bill because he claimed Democrats had "abandoned" the immigrants protected by the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

by | March 26, 2018 | 17:24

The arrest reportedly took place during a spring training game in Scottsdale. Extreme DUI is defined by a blood-alcohol of.15 in the state of Arizona . Pictured: 4 Jul 2000: Albert Belle #88 of the Baltimore Orioles swings at the pitch during the game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in New York, New York.

by | March 26, 2018 | 17:02

Beckham is heading into the fifth year of his rookie deal. The Giants have previously stated they hoped to sign the mercurial receiver to a long-term deal, but the franchise's frustration grew after a video recently surfaced of Beckham, with a French model, holding a brown cigarette with a white substance nearby.

by | March 26, 2018 | 15:56

Ndamukong Suh won't be pestering quarterbacks in a Jets uniform next season. Coach Todd Bowles wasn't part of that conversation, according to Johnson, who wasn't involved in the decision to make the initial offer. Ndamukong Suh won't become a New York Jet . Turns out, the Jets have rescinded their offer to Suh, which has Rams fans even more excited about the possibility of him joining Wade Phillips ' defense since this would take their Super Bowl chances to a whole new level.

by | March 26, 2018 | 13:59

The ball-tampering scandal by Australia was disappointing for cricket said England captain Joe Root, but he was unaware of Steve Smith's side employing similar tactics during the recent Ashes series. The fallout of the controversy led to Smith and vice captain David Warner standing down from their respective roles for the reminder of the third Test which Australia eventually lost.

by | March 26, 2018 | 08:24

Like I said, I said out there, it's two putters made into one. That means Thomas only has to reach the championship match to become the seventh American to reach No. That bit of misguided fandom got me thinking: If I bought a ticket and made a decision to camp out at one hole, what's my best bet to ensure some back-nine drama, but also be guaranteed the match won't finish before it gets to me? "(There were) about four or five shots for the week where I wasn't committed, where I blanked out.

by | March 26, 2018 | 07:39

We're also investigating every single app that had access to large amounts of data before we fixed this. USA lawmakers on Friday asked Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to come to Congress to explain to explain how the data got into Cambridge Analytica's hands, adding to pressure on the firm, which is under fire from investors and advertisers.

by | March 26, 2018 | 06:14

Pogba will be hoping to return to action for Manchester United when the Red Devils host Swansea City at Old Trafford in the Premier League after the global break. "It's a bit of both". The Frenchman rejoined United in a five-year deal from Juventus in the summer of 2016 in the club record deal of £89 million.

by | March 26, 2018 | 04:42

Defending Monster Energy Series champion Martin Truex Jr . will start from the pole; he finished fastest in both of Saturday's practices before the rain and then snow arrived. In the Camping World Truck Series race, Ben Rhodes started from the pole and led every lap before a first caution on the 15th lap. The Truck race will start at 11 am ET on Monday with the Cup Series event to follow starting around 2 pm ET.

by | March 26, 2018 | 03:28

The Seminoles finished the season 23-12 and were looking for their first Final Four trip since 1972. After Hamilton's FSU team lost to MI in the Elite 8, Jacobson simply asked Hamilton the question everyone in America was asking: "Why didn't you foul with 11 seconds left on the clock?" Now they'll face the most improbable opponent of all - 11th-seeded Loyola-Chicago in San Antonio.

by | March 26, 2018 | 02:58

But the rest of the Blue Devils and the Jayhawks struggled to shoot and hold onto the ball. The supporting cast was a rung or two lower than a team with national-championship aspirations could carry. Because of Duke's offensive balance, Kansas will need to make plenty of shots to keep pace in what very well could end up being a track meet. OMAHA, Neb .

by | March 25, 2018 | 22:10

As seems to be customary with major global tournaments, England got fans hopes up with a pretty decent display in a friendly . "Until we do, I think we should stop firing off those things elsewhere". "And actually as well as his pace being a tremendous asset to the defence, if you watch City play it's kind of where he ends up now anyway". Koeman rang the changes in the hope of finding an attacking spark, yet instead he witnessed a worryingly flat performance from a squad who finished an ...

by | March 25, 2018 | 21:24

Thomas birdied five of the 13 holes he and Kim played, and now he'll get Kyle Stanley for a spot in the semifinals on Sunday morning. Three Americans remain-South Carolina's Kevin Kisner, Florida's Bubba Watson and Kentucky's Justin Thomas .

by | March 25, 2018 | 19:14

When Real Madrid come calling, it's hard for any player to turn them down. But, even though there are only a handful of games left this season, the Welshman believes that Salah can beat his record. Liverpool will be in Europe again; they'll have some new additions in the team and he will easily net 30 goals. Salah is hitting the onion sack from a similar position to Ronaldo when he was at Manchester United , from out wide rather than through the middle, and Real are looking to add the ...

by | March 25, 2018 | 16:55

New Zealand declared midway through the second session, noting the optimum time to bowl in day-night tests is often in the early evening when the floodlights begin to take effect and the pink ball is said to move more. Williamson hit 11 boundaries and a six. By then, he had provided England's batsmen with an object lesson in the patience required to negate early lateral movement - of which the visiting attack found much less than New Zealand's Trent Boult and Tim Southee - before ...

by | March 25, 2018 | 12:29

Prosecutors allege the 32-year-old Bennett injured a 66-year-old woman, a paraplegic, by shoving past her to get to his brother Martellus moments after Martellus won Super Bowl 51 with the New England Patriots on February 7, 2017, in Houston .

by | March 25, 2018 | 10:57

Lewis Hamilton rewrote the record books by claiming pole position for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix . However, Hamilton has only managed to convert pole into victory twice. "That's what I call a positive start to the season", Verstappen tweeted. "This is a moment where you could start to question yourself", Wolff said.

by | March 25, 2018 | 10:27

Whyte, an Englishman originally from the Caribbean and brought up in Brixton, south London, looked ordinary in his last fight in October, but here the man who goes by the nickname of The Bodysnatcher, was devastating. The end came just 20 seconds into the following round as Whyte skimmed Browne with a warning right before knocking him cold with a giant left hook.

by | March 25, 2018 | 08:03

The decision could prove to be a masterstroke as Federer missed Roland Garros a year ago and has won the Australian Open and Wimbledon titles over the past 12 months. "I was like, "Okay, this is going to be challenging", Svitolina said. "Sometimes you have these matches", he said. It was actually quite exciting.

by | March 25, 2018 | 07:25

It's the 13th win in a row for MI, and the last eight will result in a pair of new banners in the rafters at the Crisler Center: a Big Ten Tournament championship and a Final Four appearance. MI shot 38.8 percent, just 18.2 percent (4 of 22) from beyond the arc. With tenacious defense and just enough made free throws down the stretch, MI hung on and advanced to San Antonio, Texas, next weekend to face the underdog heroes of Loyola-Chicago (32-5), who stunned the sport by winning the South ...

by | March 25, 2018 | 06:16

He was 0.664s faster than Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen , who will start Sunday's race at the Albert Park from the front row of the grid. "You would think that with the results we've had it would be the norm but it isn't, my hearts racing ", Hamilton told Sky Sports.

by | March 25, 2018 | 05:57

A club that he has been constantly linked with is Man United, right from his days as the then world-record signing for Real Madrid . "I went to see him against PSG and a lot of people had PSG as favourites, but when you go there the aura around the club, there are only a handful of clubs who have got that".