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Sports Birthday girl Kerber storms past Birrell into Australian Open last-16
Author: 0 Birthday girl Kerber storms past Birrell into Australian Open last-16

The Czech eighth seed downed the unseeded American 6-2, 6-1 to match her best performance at a major since being slashed in a terrifying attack at her home in late 2016 that left her with lasting nerve damage in her fingers. 1 Angelique Kerber . Earlier, Petra Kvitova cruised into a quarter-final against Australia's Ash Barty with a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Amanda Anisimova in just 59 minutes.

Sports Serena walks out at Aussie Open, then walks back in
Author: 0 Serena walks out at Aussie Open, then walks back in

She grew up without many black dolls to play with and wanted to make sure her daughter, Alexis Olympia, has one . In addition to reaching the semifinals, Osaka needs to equal or better Petra Kvitova's performance in the tournament to stay in contention for the No.

Sports Transfer: Mikel Obi 'snubbed' Lampard's call to join Derby County
Author: 0 Transfer: Mikel Obi 'snubbed' Lampard's call to join Derby County

Mikel, who has been playing for Chinese side Tianjin TEDA, ended his two-year spell recently to find a move to the United Kingdom, where his wife and children have stayed after his move overseas. Tony Pulis' side are now occupying fifth position on the Championship standings and seven points off leaders Leeds. Mikel reportedly wants to return to England where he had the most successful spell of his career, winning the Premier League trophy both in 2009/10 and 2014/15 under Carlo Ancelotti ...

Sports Video appears to show laser pointed at Brady during game
Author: 0 Video appears to show laser pointed at Brady during game

Sutton has worked as Kansas City's defensive coordinator since 2013, when the Chiefs brought in Andy Reid as their head coach. Two days after the Chiefs' defense failed to hold a pair of fourth-quarter leads in a 37-31 overtime loss to the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game, Bob Sutton was sacked.

Sports Australian Open: Naomi Osaka tames Svitolina, reaches first AO semi-finals
Author: 0 Australian Open: Naomi Osaka tames Svitolina, reaches first AO semi-finals

Osaka's first Grand Slam triumph at the U.S. Open a year ago was overshadowed by a row between Serena Williams and umpire Carlos Ramos but there will be no rematch of that match at Melbourne Park. During the ensuing point Wednesday, Williams twisted her left ankle and dumped a forehand into the net. She grabbed at her foot afterward, and would go on to cede that game.

Sports Karolina Pliskova beats Muguruza to reach Australian Open quarters
Author: 0 Karolina Pliskova beats Muguruza to reach Australian Open quarters

Pliskova will meet the victor of the showdown between top seed Simona Halep and Serena Williams for a place in the semi-finals as she continues her bid for a maiden Grand Slam. Will she be able to take out Pliskova, who is favourite for this match? "It was just, you know, a little bit of fatigue, a little bit of back", he said.

Author: 0 Australian Open diary: Angelique Kerber and Sloane Stephens in surprise exits

Collins , who is making her debut in the main draw at this Australian Open , wrapped up the match in under an hour to send Kerber packing. Before this tournament the 25-year-old American, had never won a grand slam match before. "I may not have won a Grand Slam match before this tournament, but I gotta tell you I think it's going to keep on happening", Collins said after the match.

Sports Alexander Zverev snaps at reporter after snapping his racquet
Author: 0 Alexander Zverev snaps at reporter after snapping his racquet

Drawing Zverev, when the possibilities for the No. 16 seed in the round of 16 were Djokovic, Nadal, Federer and Zverev, also qualifies as a break. The defeat - meaning Zverev has never progressed beyond the quarter-finals of a slam - was too much for the 21-year-old, who destroyed his racquet in an epic meltdown at the change of ends in the second set.

Sports MillerCoors losing naming rights to Miller Park after 2020 season
Author: 0 MillerCoors losing naming rights to Miller Park after 2020 season

If it wasn't a significant amount more, the Brewers would not have gone through with changing the name, and eventually removing all the Miller Park insignias from around the stadium and try to rebrand their field. The Milwaukee Brewers' home ballpark will be renamed when MillerCoors' naming rights expire following the 2020 season. It's a blowout. Not seeing Miller Park on the stadium marquee will be so weird.

Sports Eden Hazard makes decision about his Chelsea FC future
Author: 0 Eden Hazard makes decision about his Chelsea FC future

According to Goal , the club have already tabled a 5-year deal earlier this summer and it is still open if he decides to stay. Chelsea are resigned to losing Eden Hazard to Real Madrid at the end of the season but are prepared to splash the cash on a former Premier League star to fill his shoes.

Sports Adam Hadwin hungry for more after third top-10 finish of season
Author: 0 Adam Hadwin hungry for more after third top-10 finish of season

Long, who had missed the cut in three of his first four starts on the PGA Tour leading into this week, had given little evidence that such a significant win was close at hand but playing in the final group today he well and truly boxed above his weight when playing with Mickelson and Hadwin.

Sports Brooke Henderson drops a few spots in final round
Author: 0 Brooke Henderson drops a few spots in final round

Ko went from 13-under to seven-under following two double bogeys, three bogeys and a birdie in her final 11 holes. In the points system, players got one point for a bogey, two for a par, three for a birdie, five for an eagle, eight for a hole-in-one, and 10 for a double eagle.

Sports Watch Tony Romo predict the future
Author: 0 Watch Tony Romo predict the future

So now, Tony Romo is taking his play-calling to the next level by trying to predict (or possibly sway) the outcome of major deals in other sports. Romo, who was hired by CBS as the broadcast's lead National Football League color analyst in 2017 and received ample praise for his analysis during Sunday's AFC Championship game between the New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs .

Sports Ex-Dallas Cowboys RB Darren McFadden Arrested For Drunk Driving at Whataburger
Author: 0 Ex-Dallas Cowboys RB Darren McFadden Arrested For Drunk Driving at Whataburger

Sources tell us the 31-year-old was asleep behind the wheel of a 2019 GMC Yukon in the drive-thru at a Whataburger in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. According to the report, his windows were smashed in the incident. He played a total of three seasons with the Cowboys. Given the starting job at midseason in 2015, he rushed for almost 1,100 yards in just 10 starts.

Sports National Football League mock draft: Kyler Murray lands with Redskins
Author: 0 National Football League mock draft: Kyler Murray lands with Redskins

Frankly, it is his decision and his career, not mine. It's clear Murray has the skills to be an impact player on both the diamond and the gridiron, but this move might be signaling which of those he loves more. Last season's No. 1 overall pick, former teammate Baker Mayfield , had a signing bonus north of $22 million. The Oklahoma quarterback was a top 10 pick in the 2018 MLB Draft by the Oakland A's, who are now doing their best to convince him to leave the gridiron for the diamond.

Sports Kane Williamson Focuses On Combating Virat Kohli
Author: 0 Kane Williamson Focuses On Combating Virat Kohli

He followed it up with a magnificent 176 in the second innings of the second Test against Sri Lanka, setting up a record 423-run win and a 1-0 series win. Having recognition at the global level from the ICC is something you feel proud of as a cricketer because you understand that there are many players playing the game", Kohli was quoted as saying by icc-cricket.com.

Sports Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala aboard missing plane
Author: 0 Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala aboard missing plane

Sala joined from French Ligue 1 club Nantes . French police said the plane disappeared from radar near Alderney an island in the English Channel last night. Emergency services spent Monday night searching for the missing aircraft, with the search continuing this morning. The plane is thought to have been travelling from Nantes in Brittany to Cardiff.

Sports Ronaldo pleads guilty to tax fraud at Madrid court
Author: 0 Ronaldo pleads guilty to tax fraud at Madrid court

However Ronaldo would not spend a day in prison as sentences of up to two years are generally not enforced in Spain for first-time offenders in non-violent crimes. Separately, Ronaldo is facing a rape allegation in the United States. There have been a number of high-profile tax cases in Spain in recent years, with Lionel Messi paying a £1.7m fine and receiving a 21-month jail term, though it was later reduced.

Sports Sourav Ganguly comes to aid of stricken former India team mate
Author: 0 Sourav Ganguly comes to aid of stricken former India team mate

Sanjay Patel, former Baroda Cricket Association secretary was among the first one to help Jacob's family. Sourav got in touch with this Reporter on seeing the Martin-related report in Sunday's edition of The Telegraph . "I have spoken to a few well-wishers, including Samarjitsinh Gaekwad (a former BCA president who belongs to the former ruling family of Vadodara) who donated Rs 1 lakh and accumulated around Rs 5 lakh for his treatment".

Author: 0 Yankees send Sonny Gray to Reds

Coming off a last-place finish in the NL Central, the Reds have now added Gray, Tanner Roark , and Alex Wood to their rotation in offseason trades. Gray is set to be a free agent after next season and the Reds want starters who they'd have under team control for multiple years.

Sports Trump voices support for Curt Schilling's Hall of Fame candidacy
Author: 0 Trump voices support for Curt Schilling's Hall of Fame candidacy

Kavanaugh in saying, "When you look at what the left has done to people that they don't like, especially politicians, when I watched the Kavanaugh hearings, and realized the conservative wives, spouses and children are now in play for the media - my family doesn't deserve that".

Sports Sharapova stunned by Barty as Kvitova takes Anisimova to school
Author: 0 Sharapova stunned by Barty as Kvitova takes Anisimova to school

The Czech eighth seed downed the unseeded American 6-2, 6-1 to match her best performance at a major since being slashed in a terrifying attack at her home in late 2016 that left her with lasting nerve damage in her fingers. This should be a very interesting match since neither Danielle Rose Collins nor Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova would have expected to have made it this deep in the Australian Open.

Sports Arsenal’s Aubameyang hails Lacazette’s impact in Chelsea win
Author: 0 Arsenal’s Aubameyang hails Lacazette’s impact in Chelsea win

But the Belgian is being played out of position, after Sarri lost patience with Alvaro Morata, who is Atletico Madrid bound. Turns out they haven't. "It would appear that this group of players is extremely hard to motivate". Sarri has gambled by publicly criticising his players in such strong terms so early in his tenure, but you would be hard-pushed to argue that he does not have a point.

Sports Houston Rockets agree to deal Carmelo Anthony to Chicago Bulls
Author: 0 Houston Rockets agree to deal Carmelo Anthony to Chicago Bulls

In 10 games with the Rockets, Anthony averaged 13.4 points, 5.4 rebounds and 0.5 assists. In December, The Athletic's Joe Vardon reported that LeBron James was in support of his longtime friend joining the Los Angeles Lakers roster as a contributor and veteran presence on the young Lakers roster.

Sports ICC Teams of Year: Kohli named captain of Test and ODI teams
Author: 0 ICC Teams of Year: Kohli named captain of Test and ODI teams

Kohli scored 1,322 runs at an average of 55.08 with five centuries in 13 test matches for India. The International Cricket Council on Tuesday announced the final XI of both teams which features three Indian players in the Test side while four have made the cut for the ODI team.

Sports YG Celebrates The Los Angeles Rams Big Win Over The Saints
Author: 0 YG Celebrates The Los Angeles Rams Big Win Over The Saints

And the 32 snaps Gurley played were his fewest in a game since his rookie season, as well as the fewest of any Rams offensive player that took the field Sunday. A delay of game while lining up for the kick scuttled any thoughts of leaving the offense on the field. "I plan on being here next year and making another run at it", Brees said, via ESPN's Mike Triplett .

Sports Tennis legend Roger Federer loses to Stefanos Tsitsipas at Australian Open
Author: 0 Tennis legend Roger Federer loses to Stefanos Tsitsipas at Australian Open

It feels like we've been waiting for a while now to see who is going to take over men's tennis when the Big 4 inevitably step away from the game. Federer praised his opponent for the calm he showed and there is no doubt there is a rare sangfroid about Tsitsipas, a self-contained and thoughtful individual who admits he does not have many friends in the locker room.

Author: 0 Wisconsin Serves Michigan First Loss of the Season for Wolverines

Wisconsin basketball pulled off a 64-54 upset of previously undefeated MI on Saturday at the Kohl Center to break out of an extended funk and further solidify its status as an NCAA Tournament team. The Badgers improved to 12-6 with the win. The Badgers have lost three of their last four games, including home tilts against Minnesota and Purdue, and will be desperate to create some momentum after an 11-6 start.