• Venus fights past Peng to reach WTA Indian Wells quarter-finals

    Venus fights past Peng to reach WTA Indian Wells quarter-finals

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    Venus Williams survived a scare against China's Shuai Peng , coming from behind to win 3-6 6-1 6-3, while Zvetlana Kuznetsova dismissed Johanna Konta's conqueror Caroline Garcia 6-1 6-4. "I was a little nervous at the end of the match", Vesnina said. Venus Williams of the United States also moved into the next round after she overcame Lucie Šafářová of the Czech Republic 6-4, 6-2.
  • Jason Day withdraws from Match Play due to mother's illness

    Jason Day withdraws from Match Play due to mother's illness

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    His first trip will be to join the likes of Rory McIlroy , Henrik Stenson and Justin Rose in the Rolex Series launch event - the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth in May, where Knox will be aiming to improve on a missed cut on his debut previous year.
  • Yankees SS Gregorius out six weeks

    Yankees SS Gregorius out six weeks

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    NY manager Joe Girardi didn't put on a timetable on a return, saying only, "He's going to be sidelined for a bit". But with the Yankees' many shortstop prospects and the hope Gregorius will heal, it's unlikely they'd want to bring in anyone who is signed past this season.
  • Maple Leafs sink Bruins on late goal

    Maple Leafs sink Bruins on late goal

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    To get the Leafs to the postseason for the first time after a full 82 game season since 2004, the much-discussed skill will have to take a back seat to a more dogged, oft-unpleasant approach. The Red Wings had power plays early and late in the third period but failed to take advantage of their opportunities to tie the game, falling to 0 for 4 with an extra skater.
  • Gary Cahill to captain England against Germany

    Gary Cahill to captain England against Germany

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    And you know, we want to establish ourselves as a top team in the world. Results and performances were mixed as England beat Malta and Scotland in World Cup qualifying, but could only draw 0-0 in Slovenia and let a 2-0 lead slip to draw 2-2 in an end-of-year friendly with Spain.
  • NBA Fines Lakers Nick Young, D'Angelo Russell For Scuffle

    NBA Fines Lakers Nick Young, D'Angelo Russell For Scuffle

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    They could have used Russell and Young in crunch time, but the Lakers at least showed more effort than in their 28-points loss to Denver on Monday and their 39-point defeat in Houston on Wednesday. That gesture was not enough for Warriors forward Draymond Green, who shared with Bay Area reporters on Saturday his displeasure with Russell's reaction.
  • What's likely to change in the GOP bill to repeal Obamacare

    What's likely to change in the GOP bill to repeal Obamacare

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    That expansion of Medicaid coverage, along with the overall rise in health-care costs, put a big strain on state budgets, which rely heavily on federal support to pay for Medicaid services. Still, the ACA dramatically improved health care coverage for African-Americans. Tyson works at the Right Place, a local nonprofit that helps the homeless.
  • This little Northwestern fan is all of us in March Madness

    This little Northwestern fan is all of us in March Madness

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    As the NCAA moderator read a statement that both confirmed and condemned him for a sequence that definitively altered the final minutes of Northwestern's 79-73 loss to Gonzaga, coach Chris Collins' face contorted into expressions that conveyed the defiance and irony he was feeling better than anything he said over the next 15 minutes.
  • Gennady Golovkin retains middleweight titles with unanimous decision win v Daniel Jacobs

    Gennady Golovkin retains middleweight titles with unanimous decision win v Daniel Jacobs

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    Jacobs is 32-2 and lost his WBA crown to Golovkin in the HBO pay-per-view card. Catch the video highlights above. Judges Don Trella and Steve Weisfeld scored it 115-112, and Max DeLuca scored it 114-113. Jacobs, known as Miracle Man, and Golovkin, referred to as Triple GGG, combined for 35 consecutive knockouts prior to squaring with one another. "I won the fight, and I won the decision, and all I can do is be gracious in the decision", Jacobs said.
  • Frequent foes: Recent history of KU basketball, Michigan State rivalry

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    Then, after Michigan State took the lead, it was Keith Appling who made two huge shots, first a 3-pointer to put the team up 65-61 and then a layup that pushed the Michigan State lead to three with 16 seconds left. Following a clutch mid-range jumper from Zak Irvin , OSU's Evans went to the free throw line with U-M holding an 84-79 lead with 1:31 left. "We were like, all right, they punched us in the mouth and everything that could happen happened and now it's our turn to make our run".