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Sports Wildcard Bianca Andreescu shocks Angelique Kerber to win Indian Wells title
Author: 0 Wildcard Bianca Andreescu shocks Angelique Kerber to win Indian Wells title

She continued to overpower Kerber to grab the opening set. But even in this climate, a Canadian ranked No. 152 at the start of 2019 winning the most prestigious Premier Mandatory title is stunning. She began to throw in some drops of her own, wearing down those exhausted legs of the Canadian. On Monday, she will be ranked No. 32 if she loses in the final and No.

Sports Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir joins BJP
Author: 0 Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir joins BJP

Gautam Gambhir is a Delhi boy. In 2017, Sidhu joined the Congress party stating that the BJP-Akali Dal coalition government in Punjab failed to control the drug menace. And now, BJP has welcomed the former cricketer Gautam Gambhir, who as per sources might contest from New Delhi constituency. "I don't know who started it".

Sports Wilder v Breazeale booked for Brooklyn in May
Author: 0 Wilder v Breazeale booked for Brooklyn in May

I'm busy". Last week, fans were given what turned out to be false hope as it emerged that Wilder would be meeting with the streaming service - who also broadcast AJ's fights in America. Several months ago both Wilder and Breazeale got into a heated altercation. "You got dropped by a cruiserweight", Wilder said toward Breazeale during Tuesday's press conference, before proceeding to yell at his opponent the entire length of the faceoff and beyond.

Sports Kevin Durant's 'adopted brother' killed in Atlanta shooting
Author: 0 Kevin Durant's 'adopted brother' killed in Atlanta shooting

Cliff Dixon , the ex-boyfriend of Love & Hip Hop star Erica Mena has died after being shot while partying during his birthday in Atlanta . The comment section of his post has since been flooded with condolence messages. Dixon, who was born in Maryland, was hosting a birthday celebration at the bar, which he advertised on Instagram, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.

Sports Southgate: Hudson-Odoi ready to start for England
Author: 0 Southgate: Hudson-Odoi ready to start for England

That is the nature of the job, so you have to be adaptable, have to be resilient. You've just got to get on and deal with them in the best way you can'. "We've lost a lot of players, but it's an opportunity for others", Southgate said. 'We've had a semi-final and there's another semi-final this summer.

Sports Timberwolves’ Derrick Rose, Robert Covington, Jeff Teague out for rest of season
Author: 0 Timberwolves’ Derrick Rose, Robert Covington, Jeff Teague out for rest of season

Unfortunate news is coming out of the National Basketball Association today, as Derrick Rose is reportedly one of three Minnesota Timberwolves players that will miss the remainder of the 2018/19 season. The Timberwolves had been facing injury issues for quite a while now, with this update bringing some sense of finality in an otherwise rollercoaster of a season.

Sports Doc Rivers denies Lakers coaching rumours
Author: 0 Doc Rivers denies Lakers coaching rumours

He did something I don't think any owner would do. Said Gilgeous-Alexander: "I felt like the clock didn't give me a choice". "We thought this was the right fit". Sorry, Lakers fans, as Doc will be in LA, but won't be coaching your team in the future. Whether these rumors were the result of someone trying to plant seeds of doubt within the Clippers organization or just plain bad reporting (or both), to have them so thoroughly crushed by the man himself is a good feeling for Clippers fans.

Sports Obama's March Madness Bracket Has A UNC-Duke Final
Author: 0 Obama's March Madness Bracket Has A UNC-Duke Final

We begin with the second-most popular pick to win a national title. I will be honest with you all, I didn't watch a ton of college basketball this year outside of the major teams with the potential star players. Virginia , North Carolina, and Gonzaga all had respectable seasons. Just wanted to get that out of the way, I'm still a bit salty about that. I've got Florida State making a run for coach Leonard Hamilton, one of the most underrated coaches in the nation.

Sports Cliff Dixon Fatally Shot Outside of His Birthday Party
Author: 0 Cliff Dixon Fatally Shot Outside of His Birthday Party

East wrote, adding that he always remembered seeing Dixon with Durant. In February 2011, Dixon was dismissed from the WKU program after he reportedly refused to leave his team's bench to play the second half of a game. This is our trophy, too". Dixon, a 6-10 forward, played 55 games in two seasons for Western Kentucky before playing overseas. At the time of this report, it remains unclear whether Dixon was specifically targeted.

Sports Jurgen Klopp still eyeing transfer raid for Chelsea ace Callum Hudson-Odoi
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp still eyeing transfer raid for Chelsea ace Callum Hudson-Odoi

I've still got a little bit to go because 26 isn't too old - even if it feels it in this squad! "We have got a great bond here and at the end of the day we're all good friends whether we play for one club or another". Rice has switched his allegiance to the country of his birth after playing three times for the Republic of Ireland in friendlies. I told him that the Bundesliga is a good league.

Sports Wilder bout with Breazeale confirmed
Author: 0 Wilder bout with Breazeale confirmed

I have things that I want to do. "We need to see one champion, one face, one name". Looking past this bout with Breazeale, Wilder said at their press conference on Tuesday: "Everyone wants to see the big fight. His goals continue to be a Joshua fight and a Fury rematch. The British fighter from Watford is now top of the division with three versions of world titles to his name and he will make his American debut on June 1st against Jarrell Miller at Madison Square Garden.

Sports Mariners icon Ichiro Suzuki plans to retire
Author: 0 Mariners icon Ichiro Suzuki plans to retire

Mariners starter Marco Gonzales went six innings to earn the win, allowing three runs on seven hits. Ichiro Suzuki seems to have said "sayonara". He also making stops with the New York Yankees and Miami Marlins along the way. The future Hall of Famer will end his Major League Baseball career with 3,089 hits (23rd All-Time), 509 stolen bases (35th All-Time), 10-time All-Star, 10-time Gold Glover, three-time Silver Slugger, and was the MVP ad Rookie of the Year in 2001.

Sports Global defector Declan Rice apologises for 'Up the Ra' comment
Author: 0 Global defector Declan Rice apologises for 'Up the Ra' comment

Rice was quick to issue a statement on his Instagram account after details of the tweets were republished as he stated: "I am aware that a poorly-expressed comment I made when I was a junior player has been circulated on social media", he wrote, commenting on posts he made when he was 15-year-old.

Sports Wisconsin, Marquette both earn five seeds in NCAA men's basketball tournament
Author: 0 Wisconsin, Marquette both earn five seeds in NCAA men's basketball tournament

Now they play Colgate, the Patriot League tournament champ. Their defense has been stout: they led the Pac-12 in opponent field goal attempts, opponent field goals made, and opponent three-point percentage. They only joined Division I in the 1970s, and play in an arena that holds a little less than 5,000 fans. Other résumé-boosters include wins over two other tournament teams in Montana and Saint Mary's.

Sports Tennis Podcast: How Dominic Thiem learned to thrive on hard courts
Author: 0 Tennis Podcast: How Dominic Thiem learned to thrive on hard courts

I struggled to work my way into the match'. I have been in these positions so many times that I get over it very quickly. Previous year he did not convert three championship point against Juan Martin Del Potro. 'Because you have to beat not only the player but somehow also the great aura they all have, all these titles they have won. After a tight opening set, Federer took charge and marched towards the finish line in sets two and three, hitting more winners and fewer number of unforced ...

Sports Cowboys bolster receiving corps with ex-Packer Randall Cobb
Author: 0 Cowboys bolster receiving corps with ex-Packer Randall Cobb

Cobb, who spent his first eight National Football League seasons with the Green Bay Packers , agreed to terms on a one-year, $5 million contract with the Dallas Cowboys , according to multiple reports. Cobb is 28 and well removed from his best seasons. Imagine having to block him and Lawrence on the same play?! "So, we just had a moment together".

Sports Man City Closing In On €80m LaLiga Star
Author: 0 Man City Closing In On €80m LaLiga Star

That is the view of former Manchester United defender Gary Pallister, who believes all ex-United players want City to win the Premier League title this season. And this is why Pallister thinks City will have too much for Liverpool and will ultimately win the title. "There's fans I didn't even know supported Liverpool that have come back out of the woodwork after 20 years of being silent that are starting to speak before they've won anything so it'd be a lot more painful to see them win the ...

Sports Terry Rozier Dunks On 76ers Fan On Twitter
Author: 0 Terry Rozier Dunks On 76ers Fan On Twitter

Regardless, Rozier couldn't resist taking a parting shot at the Sixers despite Boston's loss at the hands of Philly on Wednesday night. It's what they missed the most in their best-of-7 series against the Celtics previous year, Philadelphia didn't have a scorer who they could rely on down the stretch who could put the ball on the floor and take matters into his own hands to close out opponents.

Sports Griezmann's agent holding talks with Barcelona
Author: 0 Griezmann's agent holding talks with Barcelona

Manchester United do need to improve the quality and depth of their attack and Griezmann , who can play in multiple attacking positions, would be a world class addition if the Old Trafford club can get his signing done. Griezmann's sister - Maud - however denied contact with Barca as the 27-year-old France forward prepares for the worldwide break. As per the player's sister ( Mirror Sport ), he wanted to win the Champions League with Atletico and is disappointed after Juve ousted them.

Sports Yankees, Gio Gonzalez Agree Upon Major League Deal
Author: 0 Yankees, Gio Gonzalez Agree Upon Major League Deal

The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal reports that Gonzalez will have an opt-out on April 20 if he does not make the majors by then, while also receiving incentive-based payments depending on the number of games played. The Yankees are slated to continue their opener experiment on Wednesday, when they will start Holder against the Astros. Prior to being acquired by the Brewers , Gonzalez struggled with the Nationals last season, and his 6.75 ERA from June through August ranked 73rd out of 74 ...

Sports Hazard:
Author: 0 Hazard: "I'm Not Working" On A Move To Real Madrid

Pogba has two years to run on his existing contract with United although the club have an option to extend that until June 2022 and know the player is far happier under Solskjaer. 'The results have been great. "When a player is happy he wants to keep being happy - and he has a great relationship with all the players". Solskjaer deserves it.

Sports Admitting guilt is 'non-starter' for Kraft in solicitation case
Author: 0 Admitting guilt is 'non-starter' for Kraft in solicitation case

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft will reportedly reject the plea deal offered by prosecutors in his prostitution case, CNN reported Wednesday. It does not look like Kraft will be taking them up on the deal. Robert Kraft has denied charges that he solicited a prostitute in Jupiter, Florida earlier this year.

Sports PSG condemn Patrice Evra's 'homophobic slurs' aimed at club
Author: 0 PSG condemn Patrice Evra's 'homophobic slurs' aimed at club

The left-back, who has been without a club since leaving West Ham a year ago, then uploaded a video to social media on Monday in which he mocked PSG and used a French word which is derogatory to homosexuals. "PSG strongly condemns Patrice Evra's homophobic insults towards the club, its representatives, and its former player [Jerome Rothen], in a video broadcast across social networks yesterday [Monday]", the statement read.

Sports Former Packers LB Clay Matthews Agrees to Two-Year Deal With Rams
Author: 0 Former Packers LB Clay Matthews Agrees to Two-Year Deal With Rams

He made six Pro Bowls and three All-Pro teams and finished second in the Defensive Player of the Year voting in 2010, the same year the Packers won the Super Bowl. The Packers' career sack leader with 83.5, Matthews registered only 3.5 sacks last season, the lowest single-season total of his career. A Pro Bowl selection in 2014, injuries limited Cobb to just nine games in 2018 as he caught 38 passes for 383 yards and two touchdowns.

Sports Thiem denies Federer 6th Indian Wells title
Author: 0 Thiem denies Federer 6th Indian Wells title

But he rallied for a third career win over Federer in five meetings, his first over the Swiss on hard courts. "It's one of these victories today I'm really proud of", Nadal told reporters, declining to absolutely guarantee that he would be okay to play on Saturday.