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You have to go through it. Three Canadians were scheduled to play their opening matches Tuesday. After the match, the 18-year-old discussed previous comments he had made about wanting to inspire more of his hockey-loving countrymen to take up tennis.
  • Barkley ineligible to make Chelsea debut against Norwich

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    Cesc Fabregas has been ruled out with a hamstring problem so Danny Drinkwater could get a recall while I expect N'Golo Kante to be given the night off. The Chelsea stars may be feeling even more pressure to impress their boss than normal after the Blues were linked with an audacious bid for Alexis Sanchez.
  • National Football League notes: Many St. Louis ties spice NFC title game

    National Football League notes: Many St. Louis ties spice NFC title game

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    It took longer than it should have, but four months after questioning Pederson's qualifications and coaching acumen, former National Football League executive Michael Lombardi apologized during his podcast on " The Ringer " Sunday night. And even though Jacksonville's defense will be better in this game than against Pittsburgh, the Jaguars won't have enough to keep the Patriots completely out of the end zone.
  • Drew Brees To Pass on Free Agency, Plans To Return to Saints

    Drew Brees To Pass on Free Agency, Plans To Return to Saints

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    And for the second time in as many months, it backfired. But Payton did mention Brees, who turned 39 Monday, by name while discussing sharing another Super Bowl with current Saints as if it was that special New Orleans restaurant. But at least I learned my lesson then. Weeks after taunting the Atlanta Falcons with a choke sign and losing the game, the New Orleans head coach was back it again during the divisional game.
  • Thankful for Steelers Exit, Bengals Fans Are Donating to Blake Bortles' Charity

    Thankful for Steelers Exit, Bengals Fans Are Donating to Blake Bortles' Charity

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    When the Cincinnati Bengals scored a last-minute touchdown to defeat the Baltimore Ravens and send the Buffalo Bills to the playoffs, Bills fans thanked Andy Dalton by donating to his foundation . Thanks, man: Bengals fans are donating to Blake Bortles' foundation for knocking the hated Steelers out of the playoffs. This act was not taken to make amends for the on-field shenanigans from the Bengals-Jaguars game earlier this season.
  • Tyler Hilinski Cause Of Death: How Did Washington State QB Die?

    Tyler Hilinski Cause Of Death: How Did Washington State QB Die?

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    A rifle and a suicide note was found in the apartment. Head football coach Mike Leach also released a statement late Tuesday night. He completed 130 of his 179 pass attempts while throwing 7 touchdowns to 7 interceptions. The Whitman County medical examiner will determine the official cause and manner of death. Washington State went 9-4 this past season. SI's Bruce Feldman said those surrounding the program are shocked by the news and called Hilinski "one of the most outgoing kids on the ...
  • Trae Young finally looked human against Kansas State

    Trae Young finally looked human against Kansas State

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    Young had just driven down the lane and flipped the ball across his body into the corner like he'd done so many times in what has been a mostly memorable freshman season. The Red Raiders (15-2) remained at No. 8. The Sooners had a poor showing defensively, allowing Kansas State to shoot 57.6% from the field. Oklahoma hit a program-record 19 3-pointers in Saturday's win over No 16 TCU.
  • Koreas begin talks on North's performing arts group's Olympic visit

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    According to NBC , U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis told reporters on Monday that if North Korea attacks, Washington will prove it has military options though "within a framework of strengthening the diplomat's hands". North and South Korea will also hold talks hosted by the International Olympics Committee, separate from the inter-Korean talks this weekend. That's right, Mark.
  • Skipping Bail? Wallaby leads police on Sydney chase

    Skipping Bail? Wallaby leads police on Sydney chase

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    A picture taken from a video shows a policeman approaching the wallaby at the Sydney Harbour Bridge on Tuesday. Nick Farr-Jones spent his life tackling for the Wallabies, but never quite like this. to give it an injection so it was asleep because it was very stressed", he said. Initial reports suggested the wallaby may have come from Cammeray Golf Club, but staff said they have never seen one on the course.
  • Pittsburgh Steelers: Ways the 2018 Steelers can reach the Super Bowl

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    As for his role in the offense, "I don't have any control over that", Bryant said. They have those types of players who bring out toughness and edge, and it shows up on the film. "The things that happened this year can't happen next year", defensive end Cam Heyward said. The Steelers went 13-3 in part because of their confidence and their ability to sidestep drama.
  • (SBUX) Shares Bought by Commonwealth Equity Services Inc

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    Gendell Jeffrey L sold 161,767 shares as the company's stock declined 15.74% while stock markets rallied. Institutional investors own 70.72% of the company's stock. Impax Asset Limited holds 1.20M shares or 4.72% of its portfolio. Northstar Gru Inc reported 65,996 shares or 2.04% of all its holdings. Twin Cap reported 0.39% of its portfolio in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX).
  • Dem senator: 'No question' Trump's 's---hole countries' comment is racist

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    President Donald Trump is defending himself anew against accusations that he is racist , this time after recent disparaging comments about Haiti and African nations. Trump posted a tweet , making a vague denial of something that was being reported but not specifying the language with which he took issue. He said Durbin and Graham had been mistaken.
  • Louis native and NBA Champion JoJo White passes away

    Louis native and NBA Champion JoJo White passes away

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    His contributions to the team's championship legacy may have only been surpassed by the deep and lasting impact that he had in the community. White was inducted into the Pro Basketball Hall of Fame in 2015 and his No. He finished his career with the Golden State Warriors (1979-80) and the then Kansas City Kings (1980-81). White played at KU in the late 1960s, earning All-Big Eight honors three times while leading the Jayhawks to two NCAA and two NIT appearances.
  • Ranking the Patriots 11 AFC Championship Games since 2001

    Ranking the Patriots 11 AFC Championship Games since 2001

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    Veteran offensive lineman David DeCastro was not entertained by the Pittsburgh Steelers' trash talk of the New England Patriots before their playoff exit. "We are going to the Super Bowl and we are going to win that bitch". "I just want to win. You talk reckless and you lose". Patriots fans will balk at the thought of an upset, but it's possible, especially given how ravenous that defense looked, making Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers offense look unfamiliar with the sport at ...
  • Pressure will determine whether Djokovic is back - Wilander

    Pressure will determine whether Djokovic is back - Wilander

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    Tennis fan Ferrell is a US Open regular and attended Day One Monday in Melbourne . "The third was up and down a little bit, but in general, it was a great performance", said the former six-time Australian Open champion. Should Federer go on to win the title, whether he claims the No1 ranking or not, he would become only the second man, with Ken Rosewall, to win three Majors after turning 35.
  • Roger Federer takes aim at tennis ROBOTS after Australian Open win

    Roger Federer takes aim at tennis ROBOTS after Australian Open win

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    And stretching some more. Wawrinka – a three-time Grand Slam victor had a mid-match wobble before eliminating Lithuanias Ricardas Berankis 6-3, 6-4, 2- 6, 7-6 (7/2) in 2hr 47min on Hisense Arena. But he looked in good shape as he worked his way into the second round where he will play either Frances Gael Monfils or Spanish qualifier Jaume Munar.