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Both players had lost their opening ties on Sunday so were desperate for a victory to keep their future fate in the eight-woman event in their own hands and neither appeared willing to budge in a titanic three hour and 13-minute marathon. A backhand down the line into the net was followed by a wild forehand from the Latvian to put the 37-year-old a break up in the second. Ostapenko was at one stage leading 5-4 and serving for the first set, but a powerful Williams effort in the 10th game ...
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    Joe Mixon says Bengals should run the ball more

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    But as the Steelers pulled away, the Bengals (sensibly) became more pass-reliant and less Mixon-focused. While the incident caused some teams to take Mixon off their draft boards more than two years later, he has been trouble-free in his first season in the NFL.
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    Coutinho makes Liverpool revelation after Spurs humbling

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    Begovic has waded in by criticising the nature of Liverpool's defence, and has questioned whether Klopp is coaching them to be tighter. Klopp responded by taking off Lovren and replacing him with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain around the half-hour mark, but the goals continued to flow as Dele Alli and Kane struck either side of half time to drive Spurs level on points with Manchester United and only three behind Manchester City in the race for the title.
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    Citigroup Inc. set a $134.00 price target on shares of Kimberly-Clark Corporation and gave the company a "sell" rating in a report on Friday, July 7th. increased its position in shares of Kimberly-Clark Corporation by 5.1% in the 1st quarter. Buckingham Asset Ltd Liability holds 0.12% or 3,925 shares.
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    Verstappen loses USGP podium finish after post-race penalty

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    The move looked spectacular as he put Raikkonen out of position in Turn 15 and then completed the move on the inside at Turn 16, but under a strict interpretation of the regulations it was ajudged to have broken them. "Next strategy meeting we need to bring it up to the agenda and start it all over again, because we can not do that, it's going too far". "The rule is we cannot protest so all we can do is move on to Mexico - weird rule".
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    Everton line-up former Borussia Dortmund manager Thomas Tuchel as Ronald Koeman's successor

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    After arriving from Southampton last summer, the 54-year-old guided Everton to a seventh-place finish and back into Europe during his first season. "He knows the club very well and has learnt his trade". Is he looking at immediate results or someone who has a real pedigree of winning trophies? Sacked Everton manager Ronald Koeman is disappointed to have lost his job but was grateful for the chance to take charge of a "great club".
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    Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin's son arrested for terror funding

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    The case, registered by the NIA in April 2011, relates to transfer of money from Pakistan to Jammu and Kashmir through Hawala channels via Delhi, which was suspected to be used in funding terrorism and secessionist activities. "We have all the documents on money transfers as well as the call details". Yusuf was arrested soon after he reached the NIA office on Tuesday in response to summons sent by the agency asking him to appear for questioning.
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    Ryan Giggs interested in Everton and Leicester managerial vacancies

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    Giggs was the assistant manager at United during Louis van Gaal's two-year spell at Old Trafford, which ended after the end of the 2015/16 season. "One player who has attracted a lot of criticism is Victor Lindelof but he certainly shouldn't be written off yet", Giggs told Sky Sports .
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    Wenger targets Carabao Cup

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    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has spoken of the selection headache that he now faces as a result of having a near full complement of fit attacking players at this moment in time , but he is delighted because of all the options he has to battle a congested fixture list.
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    Unsworth holding the fort at Everton

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    The fact the club spent £140m in the summer on specific Koeman signings added to the pressure the Dutchman faced in face of Everton's poor results, but there was also growing concern about the dysfunctional nature of the team and the striking and sudden lack of cohesion this season.
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    Barcelona - The Coutinho Chronicles Continue

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    Guillem Balague has claimed that Barcelona are planning to make a €80m (£71m) bid to sign Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool in the January transfer window. And obviously in attack we were unable to score the goals necessary to draw or turn around the game. He has played a crucial part in Tottenham's improvement under manager Mauricio Pochettino and will remain key to the side as they go in search of their first major silverware since 2008's League Cup triumph.
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    Studs and Duds from the Bears' Week 7 win over Panthers

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    Demps broke his arm in Week 3 but Jackson has certainly stepped up in a big way. It also says a lot about what the Bears are doing under head coach John Fox . He only completed four passes all day, for 107 yards. The Bears are probably at least a year away from serious contention in the NFC North, but they aren't the automatic victory for the Packers, Lions and Vikings that they were in 2016.
  • Patriots' linebacker Harvey Langi released from hospital following vehicle accident

    Patriots' linebacker Harvey Langi released from hospital following vehicle accident

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    Conroy and his passenger escaped injury, police said. Conroy had three prescription medications in his auto when he crashed: a muscle relaxant, an anti-psychotic and pain medication. Harvey Langi was released but his wife remained hospitalized for several days after the crash. "Hey, welcome home, baby", he said as his wife slowly sat down on the couch.
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    Vikings' Sendejo lands one-game suspension for first-quarter hit

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    Wallace's helmet flew far away from him after the hit, and he stayed down while being attended to by team staff. Wallace, who played with Minnesota in 2015, was belted on the play by Sendejo, who was called for unnecessary roughness. Coach Mike Zimmer defended Sendejo's hit during his Monday press conference under the belief that Wallace established himself as a runner. "I think the receiver took five steps after he caught the ball, and I think [Sendejo] hit him with a glancing blow", ...
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    Marcus Peters wants to back Marshawn Lynch in suspension appeal

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    Lynch has appealed the suspension and Peters has said he will speak at the appeal via telephone if it fits in his schedule. Lynch, an Oakland Raiders running back, ran off the sideline and into a scrum after Peters hit Raiders quarterback Derek Carr late, drawing a flag for a personal foul.
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    Earl Watson caused divide in Suns front office before firing

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    Bledsoe has put up stellar individual numbers for the Suns since he was traded by the Clippers back in 2013, averaging 18.8 points, 6.0 assists, 4.8 rebounds and 1.6 steals per game for his career in Phoenix . "I didn't believe that to be true", McDonough said, per ABC15 Sports in Phoenix . "The whole team is embarrassed", Bledsoe said after the loss to the Clippers, then shouldered some of the blame.
  • ESPN Pulls Plug On 'Barstool Van Talk' Show After Only One Episode

    ESPN Pulls Plug On 'Barstool Van Talk' Show After Only One Episode

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    ESPN's initial decision to air the show was met with controversy, as some were skeptical of the network linking up with Barstool Sports , a property known for ruffling feathers from time to time. "ESPN needed us more than we need them", Portnoy said. "Although we are heartbroken, Pardon My take will continue to get bigger and strong every single day".
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    Will the Eagles keep Kirk Cousins MNF losing streak alive?

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    Right tackle Lane Johnson and running back Wendell Smallwood both have been practicing and should be ready for the Monday night game. At 5-1, the Philadelphia Eagles head into Monday night's meeting against the Washington Redskins with the best record in the National Football League at the moment, and there's nothing they would love more than to keep it that way.
  • Nationals' TV analyst Ray Knight arrested for assault, battery in Va.

    Nationals' TV analyst Ray Knight arrested for assault, battery in Va.

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    The 33-year-old went to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Knight was later taken to the Adult Detention Center and has since been released. He's been a fixture during Nationals pre and post game studio shows over the past few seasons on MASN. Per The Post, Knight apologized for the publicity the incident caused, adding it did not reflect upon his character, and it was his first arrest.
  • About 2 dozen NFL players protested during anthems Sunday

    About 2 dozen NFL players protested during anthems Sunday

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    The National Urban League has long urged the NFL and the team owners to make a serious effort to address the concerns of men and boys of color. He said that players will not be penalized if they choose to kneel during the anthem. Jones' interests also focus on the success of the NFL . "Our ability to be substantive is based on having a strong NFL , a league that people are really interested in and want to watch and want to watch the games", Jones added.
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    Duane Brown returns to Texans after almost 3-month holdout

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    Brown's holdout might go down as one of the costliest in National Football League history. The Texans' suddenly hot offense just got a key player back. Brown is in the fifth year of a 6-year, $53.4 million that he signed back in 2012. Brown lost nearly $553,000 a week in game checks for each of the six games he missed.