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Nadal joins former No. 1- ranked Novak Djokovic, a six-time Australian Open champion, in using the Kooyong event to warm up for the year's first Grand Slam tournament. Last week he said he wasn't sure he'd be able to play at the Australian Open, and wouldn't confirm until after the two exhibition events. Wawrinka, who won the 2014 Australian Open, lost in the semifinals a year ago at Melbourne Park to eventual champion Roger Federer .
  • Bolt secures trial with Borussia Dortmund

    Bolt secures trial with Borussia Dortmund

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    Bolt admits he will consider the option of starting his football career with a lower league club, with his highly ambition dream of playing for his beloved Manchester United still on his radar. I've spoken to (Man United coaching legend) Alex Ferguson and I told him he needs to put in a good word. I don't get nervous but this is different, this is football now.
  • Root bats after being hospitalised for dehydration

    Root bats after being hospitalised for dehydration

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    Paceman Pat Cummins removed Jonny Bairstow (38), Stuart Broad (4) and Mason Crane (2) to finish with figures of 4-39, while Nathan Lyon (3-54) had taken the only wicket of the opening session as he continued his dominance of Moeen Ali. The brothers both scored their second centuries of the series in a brilliant 169-run partnership that built on the mammoth 171 Usman Khawaja scored on Saturday.
  • Fleetwood give Leicester a scare in 0-0 stalemate

    Fleetwood give Leicester a scare in 0-0 stalemate

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    The underdogs, playing at home, hit the post in the final minute of stoppage time. Coyle joins a host of players like James Milner, Fabian Delph and Danny Rose, and more recently graduates like Sam Byram, Charlie Taylor and Lewis Cook, who've come of the Elland Road production line and in to the first-team squad.
  • Chelsea boss Conte calls Jose Mourinho 'a little man'

    Chelsea boss Conte calls Jose Mourinho 'a little man'

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    The ban was subsequently reduced to four months and served during the 2012-13 season, by which point Conte was in charge of Juventus. "Then I asked for a retrial by court and then they declared it nonsense". Me and him, face-to-face, okay. "Before you make this type of comment, before to hurt another person, you must pay great attention". "I think in this last period he's suffering a bit of amnesia".
  • Liverpool want Naby Keita in January after Philippe Coutinho's move to Barcelona

    Liverpool want Naby Keita in January after Philippe Coutinho's move to Barcelona

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    Liverpool have been heavily linked with both Lemar and Mahrez, though Klopp will resist making a move for either player at this time, especially with Monaco and Leicester likely to demand inflated fees. According to Chris Bascombe of the Telegraph , Liverpool will make an attempt to bring Naby Keita to the club this month despite have an agreement which will see him sign on the 1st of July 2018.
  • Conte: Mourinho 'is a little man' who insults and offends

    Conte: Mourinho 'is a little man' who insults and offends

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    On Friday, Mourinho said he would "never be suspended for match-fixing", appearing to talk about Conte. "I think when you tell something you are to take the responsibility". Then I requested a real trial through the court and they declared my innocence. 'When you become older, there is this type of risk, also for me, and you.
  • Vikings to face Saints in 2009 NFC championship rematch

    Vikings to face Saints in 2009 NFC championship rematch

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    Sunday in the NFC divisional playoffs. "You're still trying to find yourself, you're still trying to establish your identity, so that feels like ages and ages ago". According to the team's website, Millie is posted up most Sunday afternoons in her living room, "sipping a screwdriver and watching the game", complete with a foam brick she throws at the TV and retrieves with a string when things aren't going the Vikings way.
  • Sean McDonough emotional after Gruden's last ESPN game

    Sean McDonough emotional after Gruden's last ESPN game

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    Oakland won 12 games in 2016 to earn Del Rio a four-year extension but the team fell flat this season. Gruden will be announced this week as the next coach of the Oakland Raiders , and thus was working his last game for ESPN; McDonough made clear that Gruden was liked and respected not just by his broadcast partner, but by everyone involved with ESPN's National Football League production.
  • Sunderland Complete Loan Signing Of Chelsea Defender Jake Clarke-Salter

    Sunderland Complete Loan Signing Of Chelsea Defender Jake Clarke-Salter

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    He signed a new four-year deal with Chelsea a month later. Sunderland are rock bottom of the Championship and staring relegation in the face. However, Warburton was sacked after the defeat to Chris Coleman's Black Cats, with one factor in his exit beyond results believed to have been that very list of targets.
  • Alex Smith not ready to talk about his future

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    The Chiefs led 21-3 at halftime and looked well on their way to getting their first home playoff win in 24 years. Going into next season, they feel good about the running game with Kareem Hunt , they love what Kelce and Hill bring in terms of downfield mismatches, and now they'll nearly certainly plug in the quarterback they hand-picked to grow and flourish in their system with all of those stars around him.
  • Trump stands on field for National Anthem at college game

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    On Monday night, the President stood with his hand over his heart, singing along to parts of the anthem ahead of the game between the University of Georgia and the University of Alabama at Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium, reports CNN. Trump is expected to join Alabama's radio broadcast for an interview at the end of the first quarter with play-by-play man Eli Gold and analyst Phil Savage.
  • Alabama vs. Georgia: Freshman QB Tua Tagovailoa replaces Jalen Hurts at halftime

    Alabama vs. Georgia: Freshman QB Tua Tagovailoa replaces Jalen Hurts at halftime

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    The play came after Georgia's Roquan Smith and Trenton Thompson stuffed Damien Harris for a 1-yard loss on third down . Tagovailoa, a freshman quarterback who led the Saint Louis Crusaders to an HHSAA "Open" Division state championship as a senior, spent most of the 2017 football season as the team's primary back-up quarterback.
  • Poch uses Coutinho, Ronaldo to explain Spurs' Kane problem

    Poch uses Coutinho, Ronaldo to explain Spurs' Kane problem

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    The 24-year-old striker has been in sensational form for Tottenham this season, scoring 26 goals in 27 appearances in all competitions thus far, and establishing himself as arguably Europe's most feared front-man in the process. We didn't really believe we were going to go on and win the FA Cup but we'd got to the third round, we'd got a great draw and a great occasion, so in the context of our history it's great.
  • Belichick denies problems with Brady, Kraft

    Belichick denies problems with Brady, Kraft

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    This left Belichick "furious and demoralized". Belichick spent the morning snuffing out the flames in a conference call with reporters, offering little in regards to the report that there was a mandate from Kraft to trade Garoppolo.
  • Titans come back from 18 down to shock Chiefs

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    While Mariota's catch of his own touchdown pass was historic, another play may have ignited his teammates and fans more the pass and catch. But it was a heck of an ending on Saturday for the Tennessee Titans , who rallied for an improbable 22-21 victory here against the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC Wild Card round.