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Murray wins in his debut as the world's top-ranked player

But, in the midst of a 19-match winning streak, Murray won't want to concede the world No.1 spot any time soon. It appeared Wawrinka might have awoken when he ripped a forehand victor down the line from outside the doubles alley in the eighth game ...

India vs England, 2016: India favourite but England no pushover

After receiving a battering in the first Test, Cook's men put in the hard yards and dug deep to make a dream comeback. "These next six or seven weeks are not crucial for Cook, he is breaking records and he has four or five years left as a batsman, ...

Nico Rosberg quicker than Lewis Hamilton in final practice

Mercedes' Nico Rosberg is optimistic of winning the Brazilian GP despite finishing behind team-mate Lewis Hamilton during qualifying . This is the best that I could have hoped for really coming into Brazil, I think this is only my second pole he...

Toronto Blue Jays reportedly sign Cuban free agent Lourdes Gurriel Jr

Encarnacion, a free agent himself, is reportedly looking into multi-year deals with other teams. The Cuban native has spent the last 2 seasons with the Kansas City Royals, winning the World Series with them in 2015. The addition means re-signing E...

Antoine Griezmann has just dropped a huge hint about joining Man United

The pair are now on worldwide duty together ahead of Friday's World Cup qualifier against Sweden at Stade de France . " I always ask Paul Pogba about Manchester United ", Griezmann told Sky Sports . With 65 goals in 120 appearances for Atleti...

Here's What Happened During The Obama-Trump Meeting At The White House

Very unfair!" Trump tweeted. Obama , for his part, said, he was encouraged by "the interest in President-elect Trump's wanting to work with my team around numerous issues that this great country faces". Later, Trump's spokeswoman Hope Hicks...

Josh Hodgson backs England to end wait for Australia win

I watch television shows but when some rugby league comes on I turn it off. Bennett has repeatedly come under fire for the way he works with the media since arriving to take charge of England, with the situation escalating further last Saturday whe...

Blackhawks vs. Blues live stream

Pietrangelo tied the game with 2:11 left in the third on a drive from the point that squeezed past Crawford, who got a piece of the shot. "Tonight he made some unbelievable saves on the kill and one huge one in the third but he gives us the confidenc...

Moses is great surprise at the right-wing position - Conte

Chelsea have not conceded since Conte switched to a 3-4-3 formation and Luiz reckons striker Diego Costa should take some of the plaudits for their new-found solidity. I have got Cesar Azpilicueta there, the spare right-back, who is behind me, and h...

Arrogate upsets California Chrome to win BC Classic

The 33rd running of the Breeders' Cup Classic on Saturday was supposed to be the coronation of California Chrome, widely regarded as not only the best horse on the planet but also one of the most beloved. "I knew he was the one we had to beat, but I ...

Pelicans: Stephenson needs surgery to fix groin tear

Stephenson, 26, is in his seventh National Basketball Association season, spending four with the Indiana Pacers, one with the Charlotte Bobcats and splitting previous year with the Los Angeles Clippers and Memphis Grizzlies. The Pelicans plan to offi...

Arizona Cardinals, Seattle Seahawks settle for 6-6 tie

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll seemed stumped for a reason for his team's dominance in Arizona, pointing mostly to the large contingent of Seattle fans that usually attends, while noting he knows the Cardinals are "aware of it, as well". This is profe...

Songbird streak on line in Distaff

Songbird , previously unbeaten in 11 lifetime starts, had led the 1 1/8 mile race nearly the entire way but was pipped at the post after a breathtaking charge home by Beholder , who won the same event in 2013 as a 3-year-old filly. The bay colt has ...

Huskers ranked 10th in CFP rankings

Unbeaten Washington is fifth. Two teams inside the top 10 have two losses. " Texas A&M has played a stronger schedule at this point in time over Washington", said Texas Tech athletic director Kirby Hocutt, the chairman of the selection committee...

Louisville looking for 4th straight win over Boston College

Louisville closed the scoring in the first half with a 26-yard field goal by Blanton Creque with six seconds to take a 38-0 lead into the break. Jackson ran for a 69-yard score on the game's third play and added rushing TDs of 13 and 53 yards in th...

Moving on: Indians pick up options on Francona, Santana

That was the case for the Cleveland Indians for the season just concluded on Wednesday. The only key players who might walk in free agency are veterans like Mike Napoli and Rajai Davis. The Cleveland Indians front office held its first press conferen...

Chicago Bulls Size Helping Overcome Other Weaknesses

Jeremy Lin scored 14 through three quarters and Brook Lopez added 13 in 22 minutes for the Nets (1-3) after sitting out Saturday's game in Milwaukee as a preplanned way to keep the 7-footer healthy throughout the season. The second quarter was bett...

Kasper Schmeichel to miss a month after breaking hand

Leicester keeper Kasper Schmeichel is set to be out for at least a month after he broke a bone in his hand against FC Copenhagen . A last gasp save from Denmark-born Kasper Schmeichel meant Leicester clung on for a 0-0 draw with Copenhagen in th...

West Indies defeat Pakistan to end winless streak

Shane Dorwich (60 not out, 87 balls, 7 fours, 1 six) also played his part wonderfully well after West Indies were struggling at 67/5 while chasing 153 to earn a consolation win in the three-match series. Winning two Tests was not as easy for Pakis...

Rosberg happy with second at Mexican GP

Over the next dozens laps, Lewis Hamilton strengthened his lead over Rosberg and looked to be a clear victor. Rosberg went on to finish second to keep his championship hopes in good form, but he came under intense pressure throughout the race fro...

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Free agent DB McCourty signs 2-year deal with Browns

Cleveland offers excellent opportunity for playing time, as the rebuilding Browns have questionable veteran depth and surprisingly little young talent for as many draft picks as ...

Man Utd boss Mourinho blasts Real Madrid

The Real Madrid forward surpassed Jimmy Greaves' tally of 366 goals in Europe's top five leagues, netting his 367th and 368th in a 4-1 win over Celta Vigo in La Liga on Wednesd...

Indians call up former No. 1 pick Zimmer from minors

He was rated as the Indians' third-best prospect earlier this year by ESPN's Keith Law. The Indians have promoted their top prospect in Bradley Zimmer ahead of Tuesday night's g...

Former MotoGP champion Hayden hit by car in Italy

The Kentuckian was then transferred to hospital in Cesena further treatment and possible surgery, World Superbike reports. "There are no substantial changes from what was communi...

Si Woo Kim to leave golf for military service

But, while McNealy was preparing to lead Stanford in a National Collegiate Athletics Association regional tournament that started yesterday, Kim turned back the deepest field in pr...

Chelsea close in on title and condemn Boro to relegation

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte during the press conference. "I'm pleased for him, because I saw this season he put himself in this team in every moment, if he played and if he di...

Jeter's Jersey Retirement Sets Season High for MLB Ticket Sales

Jordan published a letter to Jeter in The Players' Tribune as a way to honor Jeter's legacy, which will be cemented Sunday when his number is retired at Yankee Stadium. "I got t...

Barcelona vs. Las Palmas live stream

He's not a right-back either, though. "But we have left signs of what our team has been capable of through the season". He said: " Barcelona have the league title at stake and...

Liverpool: Reds will learn - Wijnaldum

For instance, DraftKings and FanDuel have both posted slates featuring the three 10 a.m. kickoffs Saturday, plus the late game between Arsenal and Stoke City. Champions League-...

Simona Halep wins second straight Madrid Open title

Can Mladenovic make it three out of three? or will Halep resume normality? When the key moments came, Halep seems more prepared. The match looked to be a quick affair once ...

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ESPN Cleveland host fired for saying Browns rookie on drugs

The dialogue began with Parr insisting that Peppers won't make it beyond his first year in the NFL. "So I'm not going to get into that", Peppers said via Mary Kay Cabot of Clevelan...

Koeman: Everton will sell star if contract deadline not met

Asked if Barkley continuing to delay his decision is a concern, Koeman replied: "No, because I like to work with players who like to stay and we are already trying to get players i...

Warriors move on with a sweep of the Trail Blazers

Warriors move on with a sweep of the Trail Blazers

That led to the Warriors putting up a historic 45 points in the first quarter, tying for the most points in an National Basketball Association playoffs first quarter ever. "He's o...

Llorente silences critics to lift Swansea out of bottom three

Champions Leicester City finally ensured their safety with a 3-0 victory at home to Watford, while Stoke City and Bournemouth will be playing top-flight football next season after ...

James scores 35, Cavs take 3-0 lead with 115-94 victory

Game 3 was a nice step in the right direction, though. Despite his best efforts, he wasn't able to go on Friday night. "See how I feel, see how the ankle feels and go from there"...