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He was a break up and then down by one in the third as both players proved near impossible to shake off, but fourth seed Thiem prevailed to claim his third British scalp of the week after knocking out Kyle Edmund and Dan Evans. The momentum swung in the eighth game of the set, though, as Murray broke decisively for a 5-3 lead before seeing it out to level at 1-1. Thiem started strong, breaking Murray's first two service games before adding a third break en route to taking the first set.
  • Aguero and Silva train with Manchester City after Wembley harms

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    Pep Guardiola saw his side suffer a defeat in extra time at the hands of Arsenal in the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley. But considering he was playing in a Bolton team that was heading for League One at this time last year, the 21-year-old's display against City - the fourth-most potent side in the Premier League this term - once nothing short of fantastic.
  • Alabama spring game showcase for Hurts, young backfield

    Alabama spring game showcase for Hurts, young backfield

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    You look at the Clemson game, and our really good players didn't play very well. "It didn't enhance his development and sometimes later in the year when people played us in a way where we needed to be able to throw the ball, we may not have been efficient as we would have liked to have been".
  • Portland Trail Blazers vs. Golden State Warriors Game 3

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    Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green , left, and forward Kevin Durant (35) celebrate during the second half of Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, April 16, 2017.
  • Grimm gets win for the Cubs

    Grimm gets win for the Cubs

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    His dad made a decision to surprise him with tickets to a Cubs game at Wrigley Field when they play the Cardinals. Chicago trailed 4-1 before Willson Contreras' RBI single in the sixth off Carlos Torres. His first start of the season was at Milwaukee, and he tossed six innings of four-run ball for an 11-6 win on April 8. ROYALS 2, GIANTS 0 Jason Vargas dazzled for the third consecutive start, the Royals finally scored off Giants ace Madison Bumgarner and Kansas City beat San ...
  • Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus in line for return for Man City

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    A back injury rules David Ospina out, but he could return in 10 days. French youngster Jeff Reine-Adelaide has been ruled out until the end of the season with an ankle injury, with Santi Cazorla another long-term absentee. It is easy to see the parallels between Arsenal's appearance in the 2014 FA Cup semi-final against Wigan Athletic at Wembley and the present day.
  • Olympic hurdles champion Rollins handed one-year ban

    Olympic hurdles champion Rollins handed one-year ban

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    The sprinter was a member of the USADA registered testing pool, which consists of a select group of athletes who are subject to certain whereabouts requirements in order to be located for out-of-competition testing. On Thursday, she lost her competitive eligibility for 2017 for making a mistake on a drop-down menu when filling out online anti-doping forms. She was unavailable for tests on April 27, September 13 and September 27 past year.
  • Bulls lose Rondo to fractured thumb

    Bulls lose Rondo to fractured thumb

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    In the first two games, the Bulls' net rating when Rondo played stood at plus-14.5. "Playoff teams that could use me right now: The Chicago Bulls for sure, I'm going to say them first because that was one of my favorite places to play", Robinson told For The Win's Nina Mandell .
  • What we learned from Mayock 2017 NFL Draft conference call

    What we learned from Mayock 2017 NFL Draft conference call

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    He's going to elevate his brand and draft stock with his flawless use of Twitter. Gettleman feels like they're other running backs that could fit the Panthers scheme outside of Fournette and McCaffrey. On Friday, he estimated there are "about a half dozen" of those guys in this draft. Gettleman's discussion of the top running backs in next week's draft (April 27-29 in Philadelphia) will fuel the thought that the Panthers will target a ball carrier with their top selection.
  • Harden, Rockets outlast Thunder

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    Game 1: James Harden finished with 37 points, nine assists and seven rebounds to lead the Rockets, while backcourt mate Patrick Beverly poured in a playoff career-high 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for his second career postseason double-double.
  • Patriots meet Trump without Tom Brady, some teammates

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    Kraft presented Trump with a personalized jersey and Belichick gave Trump a personalized helmet. Later Wednesday night, the Patriots tweeted side-by-side photos of 2004 and 2017, both years in which the Super Bowl visit was the second in three years.
  • Anthony Johnson Sheds 'Rumble' Persona, Reaffirms Retirement in Monday Instagram Post

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    The New York State Athletic Commission considered the weight valid, though apparently during the early weigh-in format the UFC introduced past year, fighters are not usually given a second chance at the weigh-in. Thank you. I will never, ever forget you, and what better place to end my career than Buffalo, New York. "Why would I go into another sport that is the same thing as this and you take all this impact and stuff?" "But either way, I'll have to fight Jon at some stage regardless so I ...