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India tennis star Leander Paes and his German partner Alexander Zverev bowed out of the Cincinnati Open, losing their men's doubles first round match here on Wednesday. "I'm going to take three or four days off, play a load of golf and go to the beach and not touch a tennis racquet", Zverev said. The invaluable experiences continued to help with Zverev's development, featuring in the main draw of a Grand Slam for the first time during Wimbledon in 2015.
  • Why You Need Special Glasses to Watch the Eclipse

    Why You Need Special Glasses to Watch the Eclipse

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    We've mapped a few choice spots in the East Bay with high vantage points and great views of the sky that will give you a clear view of the partial eclipse. People across the US will be able to see the sun disappear behind the moon in a total solar eclipse , on Monday . Viewers of the total eclipse (unfortunately, not those in California) will be able to see the sun's atmosphere and the solar wind, a stream of energized particles that permeates our entire solar system, as long as the ...
  • Mason Rudolph on Manning Award watch list

    Mason Rudolph on Manning Award watch list

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    It is the only quarterback award that includes the candidates' bowl performances in its balloting. He enters 2017 sixth in completions, eighth in attempts, seventh in yards, fourth in touchdowns and fourth in 300-yard passing games. Silvers is one of just 30 quarterbacks to be included on the preseason watch list. "While this Watch List has numerous best returning players, we look forward to making midseason additions as teams settle on definite starters and as young players step up and make ...
  • Team India celebrates I-Day in Sri Lanka

    Team India celebrates I-Day in Sri Lanka

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    Thisara has not featured for Sri Lanka's ODI team since the Champions Trophy in June, and has since then been playing for Gloucestershire in the Natwest T20 Blast. However, the unfurling of India flag was not only limited to India as the national cricket team also celebrated, hoisting the flag in Sri Lanka, where they are now touring.
  • Celtic showed 'complete performance', says Griffiths

    Celtic showed 'complete performance', says Griffiths

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    And the Ghanaian has revealed his side is on a revenge mission to knockout Brendan Brendan Rodgers' side. The Scotland worldwide added his own name to the scoresheet into the closing stages, cutting inside the box and letting fly, his shot sailing straight into the far corner.
  • Browns QB Brock Osweiler to start vs. Giants

    Browns QB Brock Osweiler to start vs. Giants

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    But he said he still expected Osweiler to win out "just because my personal philosophy is, as a quarterback, it takes at least two or three years to have a basic level of understanding of N.F.L. Osweiler's rise from a Houston reject to a probable starter may be surprising, but Thomas has been impressed with the way the veteran has gone about his business.
  • The Falcons house the world's most useless Chick-fil-A

    The Falcons house the world's most useless Chick-fil-A

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    It will tantalize hungry Falcons fans, perhaps conjuring memories of the last time they had satisfaction within their reach but couldn't capitalize. When you look on the choice of restaurants on the stadium's website (and there are many to chose from) under the Chick-fil-A tab, there is an asterisk saying it is closed on Sundays.
  • Tips for safely viewing the solar eclipse

    Tips for safely viewing the solar eclipse

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    The eclipse will begin Monday around 12:57 p.m.in the Bloomington area. If not.it is not considered safe for viewing. The school is working with the Kennedy Space Center for speakers and displays. Beaufort Academy is located at 240 Sams Point Road in Beaufort. The only safe way to view a partially eclipsed sun is through special-purpose solar filters that meet worldwide standard ISO 12312-2 for safe viewing.
  • Pogba: 'I feel good with Matic behind me at Man United'

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    However, Pogba's first season back in England was far from a success and he attracted a lot of criticism as he failed to find any consistency in his game. "You could see against West Ham, everybody was getting along well and playing for each other". "It's a good start for us". And the Reds' Under-18s manager Gerrard would ideally want to snatch Matic from their rivals.
  • Despite interest from Manchester United

    Despite interest from Manchester United

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    The Ivory Coast global was previously heavily linked to Manchester United , while Chelsea also entered the mix earlier in the summer. Spurs could see Aurier as a potential replacement for Kyle Walker , who signed for Manchester City earlier in the transfer window.
  • Conte : Manager admits red cards could prompt Chelsea re-think

    Conte : Manager admits red cards could prompt Chelsea re-think

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    Which makes their first game this season, as well as their Community Shield performance, all the more worrying. "There are a lot of big games coming so it's important that we remind ourselves of that". Drinkwater is interested in a move to Chelsea , even though he may find himself behind N'Golo Kante, Tiemoue Bakayoko and Cesc Fabregas Conte's midfield pecking order.
  • Seahawks agree to one-year deal with ex-49ers CB Tramaine Brock

    Seahawks agree to one-year deal with ex-49ers CB Tramaine Brock

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    The Seattle Seahawks have added cornerback Tramaine Brock to the Legion of Boom. They brought him in for a free-agent visit on Tuesday and announced his signing on Wednesday. Those charges were dropped last week by the Santa Clara district attorney's office due to lack of evidence and failure of the alleged victim to cooperate.
  • Key players: How do Chelsea fare without Cahill and Fabregas?

    Key players: How do Chelsea fare without Cahill and Fabregas?

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    BURNLEY may have caused an opening day shock with their 3-2 win at champions Chelsea , but boss Sean Dyche still sees room for improvement in his side. Although Antonio Conte only has one experienced Premier League midfielder in his squad for Chelsea's match against Tottenham, the Italian manager does have another central midfielder in his squad.
  • NI defender Jonny Evans linked with move to Man City

    NI defender Jonny Evans linked with move to Man City

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    City are keen to offload a number of defenders, with players such as Eliaquim Mangala drawing interest from Inter Milan and Jason Denayer viewed to be surplus to requirements at the club. Evans, 28, started his career at Manchester United and was playing there up until 2015 when he made the move to the Midlands based club. However, if Evans was to join City he would follow Peter Schmeichel, Andy Cole, Andrei Kanchelskis, Owen Hargreaves and Carlos Tevez as players who have also been at ...
  • Burton chairman's Bolt from the blue is news to Nigel

    Burton chairman's Bolt from the blue is news to Nigel

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    Recently before his final appearance at the World Championships talking to the reporters he joked that United manger Jose Mourinho should make a move and sign him this transfer window. "It's something I'll be good at". Speaking past year, he said: "For me, if I could get to play for Manchester United, that would be like a dream come true.
  • Jesse Lingard sees no limit to Manchester United potential this season

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    When you know the team more, you know how to play alongside them. Lindelof was left out of the matchday squad as Mourinho attempts to keep the defender away from the spotlight after he struggled during pre-season. "I'm not saying Liverpool necessarily need a new goalkeeper but the Manchester United goalkeeper has been the standout player over the last couple of years".
  • Pogba ready to be the main man at Manchester United this season

    Pogba ready to be the main man at Manchester United this season

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    Pogba and Lingard were at Old Trafford on Tuesday for the unveiling of a mural created by graffiti artist Alec Monopoly, whose depiction of scenes around the stadium was added to by some of the club's players. Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba believes he has returned from Juventus as a man and is ready to achieve the one goal that matters: winning the Premier League.
  • Dolphins cornerback Tony Lippett out for season

    Dolphins cornerback Tony Lippett out for season

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    It seems like a freak and unfortunate accident for the former Spartan, who played corner and wide receiver in college before converting to corner in the National Football League and started 13 games and appeared in 16 previous year for the Dolphins.
  • Phillies might limit Pivetta's repertoire for start vs. Padres

    Phillies might limit Pivetta's repertoire for start vs. Padres

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    Meanwhile, Lamet (7-4) didn't allow a hit until Phillies' rookie catcher Jorge Alfaro hit the first homer of his career - a two-run liner to center with two outs in the fifth. "I've just got to make better pitches to get out of some of these jams and not let it get away from us". San Diego went ahead 4-0 in the fourth on Spangenberg's homer, his fifth straight hit over two games.
  • Blaise Matuidi arrives in Turin for Juventus medical

    Blaise Matuidi arrives in Turin for Juventus medical

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    PSG , which is also trying to balance the books after buying Neymar for 220 million euros, could not afford to lose Matuidi on a free transfer. The midfielder joined PSG from Saint-Etienne in 2011 - and played an instrumental role in their rise to becoming one of Europe's top clubs - scoring 23 goals in 203 appearances for the Parisians.