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Sports Rory McIlroy left frustrated by Dubai disappointment
Author: 0 Rory McIlroy left frustrated by Dubai disappointment

Made him win it in the end, which was, you know, all I could do. "I feel like if I play my game I'll be able to shoot something a bit lower tomorrow, and I think I'll need to shoot something lower to be able to win". "I just didn't realise I could make that putt on 15". "Hopefully I will make some birdies tomorrow and shoot some low scores". McIlroy saw his gap cut to one after failing to get up-and-down from the bunker at the next, with Hatton closing in on the leaders by birdieing six ...

Sports Swiss Bishops: Pope reminds leaders in Davos to work for common welfare
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Former US vice president Al Gore, chairman and president of Generation Investment Management, speaks during a panel session on day two of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos . "Europe has been a phenomenal story this year", Harvard economist Kenneth Rogoff told the forum this week. Chao also dismissed suggestions that Trump has led a USA withdrawal from global leadership and engagement, according to Politico .

Sports Who is rising South Korean tennis star Hyeon Chung?
Author: 0 Who is rising South Korean tennis star Hyeon Chung?

South Korean president Moon Jae-in has backed Chung Hyeon to bring more joy to his country after the youngster's inspired charge at the Australian Open came to a heart-breaking end in the semi-finals on Friday. Neville Godwin, Chung's coach, said the problem began in earnest in the quarter-finals of the tournament in Auckland, New Zealand, earlier this month when Chung lost to David Ferrer.

Sports Antonio Conte discusses Chelsea transfer business and offers update on his future
Author: 0 Antonio Conte discusses Chelsea transfer business and offers update on his future

The Germany worldwide produced an impressive performance in Arsenal's 2-1 win against Chelsea in the League Cup semi-final on Wednesday evening. Conte had made it clear with recent comments that he "does not have a big impact" on the transfer market, having seen the likes of fan favourite Nemanja Matic sold without much in the way of reinforcements being brought in over the summer, while both Manchester clubs spent big in order to challenge for the Premier League title.

Sports Tiger came inches from ending 20-year ace drought
Author: 0 Tiger came inches from ending 20-year ace drought

Woods played the South Course Thursday, part of a threesome that also included Patrick Reed and Charley Hoffman, a graduate of Poway High School. Tiger Woods made a level-par return to competitive action at the Farmers Insurance Open , while Seamus Power and Shane Lowry are four shots adrift of leader Tony Finau after the opening round at Torrey Pines .

Sports Pelicans top Rockets, but lose Cousins
Author: 0 Pelicans top Rockets, but lose Cousins

DeMarcus Cousins was having a monster season - averaging 25.4 points and 12.9 assists per game, leading the Pelicans to a playoff position and earning himself a spot as an All-Star Game starter. When he went down, he had recorded 15 points, 13 rebounds, and 11 assists; it's his second triple-double in three games. Everyone acknowledged that Cousins was putting up insane numbers while lining up next to Anthony Davis, but it turns out they were better than you might expect.

Sports Nothing to improve for final: Federer
Author: 0 Nothing to improve for final: Federer

The South Korean player had to take a medical timeout after a blister on his left foot. It was the second anti-climactic match on Rod Laver Arena in as many days, after Kyle Edmund had been hampered by a hip problem during his own semi-final against Marin Cilic .

Sports Eusebio Di Francesco hopes to win Edin Dzeko transfer battle
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Ever since Roman Abramovich took charge of Chelsea , the club has been synonymous with big money transfer deals. The Stamford Bridge side are also prepared to give the Bosnian a longer contract at €5.5m per year compared to the €4.5m he now earns at Roma .

Sports Joe McKnight's killer Ronald Gasser found guilty of manslaughter
Author: 0 Joe McKnight's killer Ronald Gasser found guilty of manslaughter

McKnight was 28 years old. "He (Gasser) felt Mr. McKnight challenged him on the bridge", prosecutor Seth Schute told the jury. Judge Ellen Shirer Kovach of 24th Judicial District Court will sentence Gasser on March 15th. A defense lawyer said McKnight was the aggressor throughout and that Gasser fired in self-defense, fearing McKnight would come through his passenger window.

Sports Sam Burns to battle Tiger Woods on PGA Tour this week
Author: 0 Sam Burns to battle Tiger Woods on PGA Tour this week

A glimpse of what could be seen was on display last month in the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas, where Woods was making his first start in 10 months following spinal fusion back surgery in April 2017, the fourth surgical procedure to his back since 2014.

Sports Cilic Dumps Edmund To Reach Australian Open Final; Federer v Chung Friday
Author: 0 Cilic Dumps Edmund To Reach Australian Open Final; Federer v Chung Friday

He's more mature. The pieces of the puzzle are coming together". Cilic , the 2014 US Open champion, benefited from Rafael Nadal's injury retirement in the quarter-finals and he plans to make the most of his opportunity. He signed off his news conference on a sour note, complaining that too many players were getting injuries. Nadal was also forced out of several tournaments at the end of last season due to an ongoing knee injury.

Sports Australian Open - Day 12 wrap
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Federer defeats Chung 6-1 5-2, 30-30 as the young tennis star retires due to injury during the second set. Federer made quick work of Chung in the first set. A blister on his left foot proved to be too much. Cilic is, however, a former US Open champion in men's singles. "We were both looking for a hitting partner", he explained.

Sports Liverpool Suffer Injury Blow Ahead Of West Brom FA Cup Clash
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Sturridge , 28, is likely to feature for Liverpool in their FA Cup fourth round clash with West Brom , but that is unlikely to have any bearing on his future. But specific? No. Our situation is always the same, we look all year. "Since the injury it's been ups and downs". So, what do we do (with him)? Loris Karius played in the 3rd round game against Everton , but that was when Simon Mignolet was first choice.

Author: 0 LeGarrette Blount in 'enemy mode' vs. Pats until after Super Bowl

My prediction: the Philadelphia Eagles will take over. "They've got a real good scheme, and they isolate people, but if there's any defense out there that can match up with every single person, I think it's this defense, so we're looking forward to it".

Sports Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo: We can still rescue this season
Author: 0 Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo: We can still rescue this season

It's up to me to find the solutions. It leaves Madrid with only the Uefa Champions League as their realistic chance of a trophy this year. I was happy with the squad before the season started. They are struggling for form and their title hopes have surely gone, but Ronaldo refused to give up on the domestic title, however he did reveal the Champions League was their top priority after successive triumphs in the last two years.

Sports Wentz's goal is to be ready for start of next season
Author: 0 Wentz's goal is to be ready for start of next season

Some, however, comes from leadership, not just from inside the locker room, but from the coaches as well, especially when you have to overcome the kind of adversity the Eagles have faced this season. I love these guys. In addition to the Wentz and Bradford deals, Roseman this season acquired his feature tailback (Jay Ajayi) from the Miami Dolphins for a fourth-rounder, with the Eagles 7-1 and already boasting a top-five rushing attack and the NFL's No.

Sports The XFL to return in 2020
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Gilbertti doesn't disagree with that point, but he also mentions that it's going to be tough for McMahon to find quality football players. This time around it will be a straight forward football league. "A chance to do it with no partners, strictly funded by me, which would allow me to look in the mirror and say, 'You were the one who screwed this up, ' or 'You made this thing a success'".

Sports Patriots TE Gronkowski misses Friday practice
Author: 0 Patriots TE Gronkowski misses Friday practice

Church was flagged for unnecessary roughness when he hit Gronkowski in the head late in the first half of the AFC Championship Game. He was placed in the NFL's concussion protocol after leaving the game. Running back Kenjon Barner and linebacker Dannell Ellerbe were full participants in Friday's practice after missing Thursday's session with illness and hamstring injury, respectively.

Sports 'We, as a society, need investigative journalists more than ever'
Author: 0 'We, as a society, need investigative journalists more than ever'

After the initial USAG resignations, Olympic gymnastics gold medalist Aly Raisman -herself a victim and survivor of Nassar's abuse-criticized the USOC for not doing more . "Larry is the most risky type of abuser". I will carry your words with me for the rest of my days. Nichols praised Judge Rosemarie Aquilina for telling Nassar that he does not understand the gravity of his actions, and that he is still a danger.

Sports Former Polecat Guerrero elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
Author: 0 Former Polecat Guerrero elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Who knows. But both Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens have four years of eligibility remaining. Jeff Kent (14.5), Gary Sheffield (11.1), Billy Wagner (11.1) and Scott Rolen (10.2) were all over 10. Throughout his career, he played first, third and was a designated hitter. But it was a crushing loss for fans who became optimistic after seeing him make significant gains in ballot tracking.

Sports Australia's Aaron Finch out of fourth ODI against England
Author: 0 Australia's Aaron Finch out of fourth ODI against England

England are due to make at least one change to their team on Friday, with Liam Plunkett ruled out due to a hamstring injury he suffered mid-over at the SCG. "It goes on, white-ball cricket, for the rest of the summer and we've got series coming up in the off-season for us". "It is a huge motivation. But it's unbelievable how much it does change".

Sports Australian Open Schedule, Betting Odds After Rafael Nadal Retired
Author: 0 Australian Open Schedule, Betting Odds After Rafael Nadal Retired

Nadal hobbled and limped during the final set and as soon as Cilic broke his first serve of the set to go up 2-0, 2017 Australian Open finalist made a decision to call it quits with the scoreline reading 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (5), 2-6, 0-2. "But it was a great match and it was sad that injury played a cruel blow". He has 127 forehand winners at this Australian Open - more than any other player.

Sports Larry Nassar Scandal Causes Michigan State President To Resign
Author: 0 Larry Nassar Scandal Causes Michigan State President To Resign

His sentencing hearing included statements from dozens of his accusers over the past week. Nassar committed the abuse when he was supposed to be treating the girls and women for injuries in a sports clinic on Michigan State's campus. Nassar's victims, already betrayed by a physician they trusted to ease their pain, should not be let down a second time by a university president more interested in shielding the school from legal liability than finding the truth.