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So at 36, does Federer really believe he should not be a favourite for the title? He will face a much sterner test as he plays athletic Frenchman Gael Monfils in the next round. Not that Bedene did not play his part in a classy contest, with some fine, high-pace rallies and just one break in each set. Ferrell and Federer cracked up the crowd.
  • Philadelphia Eagles fan attacks a horse after being ejected from game

    Philadelphia Eagles fan attacks a horse after being ejected from game

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    But an Eagles fan is accused of getting into it with a police horse after allegedly being kicked out of the game at Lincoln Financial Field Saturday. Hendricks was arrested and is now facing assault charges. The newspaper was unsuccessful in reaching Hendricks Tuesday morning. Taylor posted bail and was released ahead of a preliminary hearing scheduled for January 30.
  • National Football League writer Peter King lingers in Minneapolis

    National Football League writer Peter King lingers in Minneapolis

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    Despite working against one of the best secondaries in the league, headlined by cornerback Xavier Rhodes who shadowed Thomas for much of the game, Thomas put together an unbelievable effort to help the Saints erase a 17-point deficit. The Super Bowl is in Minnesota two weeks later, on February 4. "I was right there", he said. "That's all I'll divulge". Everson Griffen was happy and then he was sad and then came the "Oh my God" moment.
  • Antonio Conte rules out prospect of Chelsea signing Alexis Sanchez

    Antonio Conte rules out prospect of Chelsea signing Alexis Sanchez

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    Manchester United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan's agent, Mino Raiola , says the Armenia global holds the key to United's pursuit of Alexis Sánchez , The Times reports. The Italian confirmed the involvement of Michy Batshuayi in the FA Cup replay against Norwich City tomorrow night, who had been tipped to leave Stamford Bridge.
  • Browns interviewing ex-Giants coach Ben McAdoo for coordinator role

    Browns interviewing ex-Giants coach Ben McAdoo for coordinator role

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    Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com was first to report the interview with McAdoo. The hires are part of a staff overhaul being conducted by Jackson. McAdoo was tight ends coach from 2006-11 before he got promoted to QB coach before leaving for the Giantss. Before coming to New York, McAdoo was an assistant with the Packers from 2006 through 2013.
  • Australian Open: I should not be favourite - Federer

    Australian Open: I should not be favourite - Federer

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    Federer says the likes of six-times champion Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka, both returning after lengthy injury breaks, could benefit from the same mindset he arrived with in Melbourne past year, when he was just back from a six-month hiatus.
  • Sharapova happily back in old routine at Open

    Sharapova happily back in old routine at Open

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    So when Serena Williams won the 2017 Australian Open , Sharapova was sick in bed and watching on TV. She nearly certainly did not think that more than five months later, she would still be searching for her next victory. Making her sixth main draw appearance at Australian Open, Karolina Pliskova defeated the Paraguayan Veronica Cepede-Royg 63 64 to set up a second round match against Lizette Cabrera or Beatriz Haddad Maia.
  • Novak Djokovic advocating for players to form union

    Novak Djokovic advocating for players to form union

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    The match lasted for 1hr, 51minutes. He appeared to not be affected by any elbow issues during the Margaret Court Arena match. Dominic Thiem has set the standard with this outrageous tweener victor in his first-round match against Guido Pella.
  • Sevilla confident of landing Chelsea attacker in loan deal

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    Antonio Conte has already landed Ross Barkley from Everton is a cut-price £15million deal this month but also wants a central striker to give strong competition to the now struggling Alvaro Morata . The flipside ie a start for Morata and a disappointing blank could have the reverse effect though which makes it a gamble. The 29-year-old forward, who is due to miss West Ham's FA Cup third-round replay against Shrewsbury tonight through injury, has been linked with a temporary move to ...
  • Australian Open 2018: Maria Sharapova beats Tatjana Maria to reach second round

    Australian Open 2018: Maria Sharapova beats Tatjana Maria to reach second round

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    Tennis Ace Who is Michael Joyce? Nonetheless, her top-notch performances ensured that she would make her return to the top-50 for the first time since her suspension. The on-court interview - given by Australia Channel 7's Hamish McLachlan - was also viewed as too soft. Play got underway on schedule at 11 a.m. local time (0000 GMT) at Melbourne Park, where the temperature is around 21 degrees with very little chance of rain forecast.