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Sports UFC 220: Stipe Miocic halts Francis Ngannou hype train
Author: 0 UFC 220: Stipe Miocic halts Francis Ngannou hype train

He hit me a couple times, and that didn't feel good. I've done everything right. Immediately the champion gets to full mount. The Miocic plan was fairly clear from the beginning. It was a master class in MMA . And he celebrated his masterful victory by sharing the news of a new Miocic being on the way. Although he suffered his first defeat in the UFC, there was no shame in the defeat.

Sports Australian Open run ends for 15-year-old Marta Kostyuk
Author: 0 Australian Open run ends for 15-year-old Marta Kostyuk

Kostyuk entered the tournament ranked No. 521 - a number that will likely be halved next month - and had wins over 25th-seeded Peng Shuai and Olivia Rogowska to become the youngest player to win main-draw matches at the Australian Open since Martina Hingis in 1996.

Sports Dakar Rally: Oriol Mena breaks into top 10 in overall rankings
Author: 0 Dakar Rally: Oriol Mena breaks into top 10 in overall rankings

The 12th stage will take the competitors to San Juan. "I am looking forward to the last stage and want to end on a high". With only 120km of timed special stage remaining around Cordoba, Sainz's second Dakar victory looks assured in what will be a fitting farewell for Peugeot's works team in their final appearance.

Sports Tennessee Titans Name Mike Vrabel As Head Coach
Author: 0 Tennessee Titans Name Mike Vrabel As Head Coach

The Rams have already had one member of their 2017 coaching staff depart for a promotion this offseason, as former quarterbacks coach Greg Olson accepted the role of offensive coordinator with the Raiders under head coach Jon Gruden. He needed just one season to establish himself, and now has a head coaching gig. Jason Wolf of the Tennessean reported Friday that Mike Vrabel seems to have the "inside track" on the Titans' job.

Sports Nadal, Kyrgios Coast Into Last 16 In Melbourne
Author: 0 Nadal, Kyrgios Coast Into Last 16 In Melbourne

I needed hours of court , hours of practice, hours of playing sets with different players . Earlier, Kyrgios bounced back from a set down to clinch a 7-6 (7-5), 4-6, 7-6 (8-6), 7-6 (7-5) win over France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to storm into the fourth round of the Australian Open .

Sports Kerber: 'Sharapova? This is the kind of match I want to have'
Author: 0 Kerber: 'Sharapova? This is the kind of match I want to have'

Eighth seed Caroline Garcia battled into the last 16 of the Australian Open Saturday to set up clash with the risky Madison Keys for a place in the quarters-finals. Austin, a two-time US Open victor, said: "Simona Halep and Lauren Davis are incredible warriors!" Kerber defeated the Russian star by 6-1 6-3. Chung beat fourth-seeded Alexander Zverev 5-7, 7-6 (3), 2-6, 6-3, 6-0 in the third round on Rod Laver Arena .

Sports Barcelona deny reports of Griezmann agreement
Author: 0 Barcelona deny reports of Griezmann agreement

The Catalan club's president Josep Maria Bartomeu is a big fan of the player and is leading from the front to help his side secure the France international's signature. "Maybe there's been a meeting and things have advanced, although I don't know. It's something which is done". Real Madrid have also been mentioned consistently as a potential destination for Griezmann, although Barcelona are now widely believed to be the frontrunners.

Sports Rooney tempted me to move to Everton: Walcott
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They now sit just two points behind Southampton, who are currently enduring their own winless run in 16th. In the 58th minute, McCarthy's attempts to block a shot resulted in West Brom striker Rondon kicking his opponent's calf at full strength instead of the ball.

Sports How Ross Barkley Fared In A Behind Closed Doors Match For Chelsea
Author: 0 How Ross Barkley Fared In A Behind Closed Doors Match For Chelsea

Barkley, 24, was registered too late to play a part in Wednesday's dramatic FA Cup third round replay win over Norwich City following his £15 million move from Everton , but has been training with the first-team squad at Cobham and scored twice in a behind-closed-doors friendly against QPR on Thursday.

Sports He's scared of me - Ferrell reveals Federer fears
Author: 0 He's scared of me - Ferrell reveals Federer fears

In contrast, Struff has failed to get further than the second round ever, at any Grand Slam. A year ago during the Australian Open, Kvitova was recovering from surgery to her left hand as a result of a knife attack from an assailant who broke into her home in Czech Republic in late 2016.

Sports Conte Likes Dzeko But No Chelsea Offer Yet
Author: 0 Conte Likes Dzeko But No Chelsea Offer Yet

The Stamford Bridge owners have also been credited with an interest in Roma's striker Edin Dzeko and are readying a €50 million bid for the Bosnian and Emerson Palmieri. "As I said before: in this period there is a transfer market, if something happens, you know". "My role is not to reveal certain dynamics of the market.

Sports These Stormy Daniels revelations make Fire and Fury look timid
Author: 0 These Stormy Daniels revelations make Fire and Fury look timid

Also important is the fact that Trump is apparently obsessed with Shark Week on the Discovery Channel , which is possibly the most relatable thing about him. "It (the sex) was textbook generic ", Daniels , whose real name is Stephanie Clifford , had told the Touch Weekly in 2011. "If indeed I did have a relationship with Donald Trump , trust me, you wouldn't be reading about it in the news, you would be reading about it in my book".

Sports Olympic organizers say more Korean unity initiatives coming
Author: 0 Olympic organizers say more Korean unity initiatives coming

But the move angered Moon's opponents and supporters alike over what they call heavy-handed tactics and concern that North Korea will use the games for self-promotion. While the art troupe agreement settles some questions about the composition of the North's delegation, details about its athletes' participation remain unclear.

Sports Muguruza Stunned As Upsets Continue At Australian Open
Author: 0 Muguruza Stunned As Upsets Continue At Australian Open

On a blazing hot afternoon on Rod Laver Arena, Hsieh moved like a whisper and struck with subtlety denying the third-seeded Spaniard the pace she craves while coaxing Muguruza to produce her flat drives from awkward positions on court. I completely hate them. "I'm happy I didn't buy one". Pera will next play No. 20 Barbora Strycova. Lauren Davis beat Andrea Petkovic 4-6, 6-0, 6-0 and has a potential third-round match against top-ranked Simon Halep, who was playing Eugenie Bouchard ...

Sports Australian Open 2018 - Nick Kyrgios vs Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Preview
Author: 0 Australian Open 2018 - Nick Kyrgios vs Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Preview

He plays with the right tactic always. a player that (is) going to give you nothing. However, the 21-year-old Australian is trying to eliminate the reputation that precedes him. Kyrgios nailed the first set with an ace and then backed it up to break Troicki in the first game of the second. Now the maturing 22-year-old Canberran is the same age as when Tsonga made the men's final at the season-opening showpiece and says he may have finally outgrown Hisense Arena , the people's court which ...

Sports Chelsea consider Emerson move as alternative to Alex Sandro
Author: 0 Chelsea consider Emerson move as alternative to Alex Sandro

Liverpool have also been linked with a bid for the 23-year-old, who has been absent for most of this season in his attempts to come back from an anterior cruciate ligament injury he picked up in May. Garcia did however add "nothing is certain" with the clubs still deep in discussion and will wait for further developments before travelling to Italy himself.

Sports Kohli says batting failure led to series loss
Author: 0 Kohli says batting failure led to series loss

South Africa's rookie paceman Lungi Ngidi , who starred with a six-wicket haul against India in the second Test, has revealed he had a gameplan for captain Virat Kohli and it worked. "I'm here to answer your questions, not to fight with you". "I believe this was an opportunity that we missed". "We feel, as the opposition, that India are very reliant on Virat to score runs".

Sports Madrid ends winless run with late Asensio goal in Copa
Author: 0 Madrid ends winless run with late Asensio goal in Copa

Atletico Madrid suffered a surprise 2-1 defeat at home to Sevilla. Espanyol academy graduate Oscar Melendo crashed in the only goal of the game in the 88th minute to earn his side a slim first-leg lead. We are lucky to have that game at home, and we will have to win whatever happens". "I've been at Espanyol since the age of six", he said. "The attitude was good and the players wanted to overcome the difficulties presented to them".

Sports Virat Kohli named ICC ODI cricketer of the year 2017
Author: 0 Virat Kohli named ICC ODI cricketer of the year 2017

Pakistan fast bowler Hasan Ali was named emerging player of 2017. Virat Kohli was magnificent with the bat past year churning runs at his will and easily. Kohli was also named the captain of both the Test and the ODI teams of the year . This is a big achievement for me and Pakistan. It is a very honourable and happy moment for me.

Sports Caroline Wozniacki mounts incredible comeback to avoid huge shock against Jana Fett
Author: 0 Caroline Wozniacki mounts incredible comeback to avoid huge shock against Jana Fett

The 27-year-old second seed scripted a stirring comeback win on Wednesday, saving two match points and clawing back from 1-5 in the third set against the 21-year-old. That tiebreak featured chair umpire James Keothavong inadvertently being struck in the head by a soft Troicki backhand. The eighth game saw her employ high moonballs to draw more errors from Buzarnescu, and a firm, no-nonsense overhead put the World No.2 back in control for 5-3.

Sports Australia lodges WTO complaint against Canada
Author: 0 Australia lodges WTO complaint against Canada

Australia's WTO complaint is what is known as a request for consultations. In the Canadian province of British Columbia, only the province's wine can be sold on regular grocery store shelves, while imports can only be sold "through a so-called "store within a store".

Sports Australian Open: Nadal sails through, Tsonga survives Shapovalov scare
Author: 0 Australian Open: Nadal sails through, Tsonga survives Shapovalov scare

Nadal, who lost in the final here a year ago to Roger Federer, served for the match but was broken in the 10th game, with Mayer hitting a cross-court victor that clipped the line. Tsonga rallied to win in a 3-hour, 37-minute match that contained one of his nonchalant between-the-legs shots on an important point. She then held serve, clinching it on her first match point when Fett netted a backhand, giving her a six-game winning streak to end the match.

Sports Wozniacki stages big comeback at Aussie Open
Author: 0 Wozniacki stages big comeback at Aussie Open

But he showed good resistance to break the Nadal serve when the Spaniard served for the match before going down 6-3 6-4 7-6 (7/4). He followed that up with another pass, this time off the backhand wing to go up 4-2. Asked about his knee injury that troubled the build-up to his tournament, Nadal said: "I don't know, I hope (it will be OK)!" That's what I did today.

Author: 0 Brady meeting with Patriots medical staff

According to The Boston Globe's Jim McBride , the Patriots quarterback "didn't seem hampered in any way" during the part of Wednesday's practice that media were allowed to watch. The 40-year-old has never missed a playoff start during his 18-year career. Brady is scheduled to speak first, around 2:15 p.m., followed by tight end Rob Gronkowski , safety Devin McCourty, and special teams star Matthew Slater.