Yearly Archives: 2017

USF Looks to Defend 8-Game Winning Streak As It Hosts Temple

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Thursday night features a key American East Division college football matchup as the Temple Owls (2-1) visit Raymond James Stadium to play the University of South Florida Bulls (3-0) before a national tv audience. In the last two meetings, each … Continue reading

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Pliskova’s Reign as No. 1 Is Over After Loss To Vandeweghe

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American CoCo Vandeweghe yesterday played aggressively to defeat Czech Karolina Pliskova, ranked number 1 in the world, in the quarterfinals of the US Open. Pliskova’s defeat means that Spaniard Garbiñe Muguruza will become the number one ranked player in the … Continue reading

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Sharapova Defeats Babos To Reach Round of 32 At US Open

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Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova continues on a winning path at the US Open as she defeated Hungarian player Timea Babos in three sets at the US Open 6-7, 6-4 and 6-1. The former world number one, who stunned Romania’s … Continue reading

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Kyrie Irving Traded To Celtics For Isaiah Thomas

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Kyrie Irving, who had asked the Cleveland Cavaliers to trade him because he didn’t want to play with LeBron James anymore, had his wish granted when he was sent to the Boston Celtics in a trade for point guard Isaiah … Continue reading

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Pliskova and Halep Advance To Rogers Cup Quarterfinals

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Czech Karolina Pliskova (first in the WTA rankings) advanced to the quarterfinals of the Rogers Cup in Toronto after Japanese teenager Naomi Osaka withdrew with an abdominal injury. After a very hard first set against the world’s number one, the … Continue reading

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Del Potro Will Play Nishikori In Citi Open’s Round of 16

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Argentinean tennis player Juan Martin del Potro, will play Japanese Kei Nishikori in the round of 16 of the Washington Open. Del Potro, a Citi Open triple champion (2008, 2009 and 2013), defeated Slovakian Lukas Lacko 7-5 and 6-2 in the … Continue reading

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Paul Gasol and Derrick Rose Sign New Contracts

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Power Forward Pau Gasol has signed a new contract with the San Antonio Spurs, while point guard Derrick Rose will play next season with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Gasol, 37, announced in his Twitter account that he will stay with the … Continue reading

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WNBA’s Sue Bird Announces She’s Gay And Dating Megan Rapinoe

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WNBA Legend Sue Bird publicly announced that she’s gay and that she is in a relationship with former U.S. soccer star player Megan Rapinoe, although she realized she was gay while at the University of Connecticut. “I’m gay, Megan is … Continue reading

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Wimbledon: Djokovic Quits QF Match Against Berdych Due To Injury

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Serbian Novak Djokovic abandoned Wednesday’s Wimbledon quarterfinals match against Czech Tomas Berdych due to a right elbow injury. Berdych was at the moment winning 7-6 and 2-0. The former world number one, three times champion (2011, 2014, 2015) in the … Continue reading

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Wimbledon: Nadal Advances To Round Of 16 Without Dropping A Set

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Rafael Nadal’s overwhelmed 21-year-old Russian Karen Khachanov, to advance to the Round of 16 at Wimbledon. The Spaniard beat him 6-1, 6-4 and 7-6 in two hours and 15 Minutes. Nadal will now face Luxembourg’s Gilles Muller, who beat him … Continue reading

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