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It's hard to believe it now but when Gasquet stormed onto the ATP Tour as a teenager more than a decade ago, there was widespread belief that he was Federer's heir apparent. "I would have loved to (have played Riggs)", Ferrell said. "I don't feel the pressure of being world number one". Novak Djokovic has called for more consideration of players' welfare amid growing demands from extra tournaments yet no sign of shorter seasons to help their recovery.
  • Liverpool and Egypt forward Mohamed Salah named African Footballer of the Year

    Liverpool and Egypt forward Mohamed Salah named African Footballer of the Year

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    Salah beat 2015 victor Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Borussia Dortmund and his Liverpool teammate Sadio Mane in a poll by African national team coaches. "I had wonderful moments at Roma and Liverpool", Salah remarked after receiving the award. Head coach of the Black Stars, James Akawsi Appiah says Mohammed Salah deserves to win the CAF African players of the year award .
  • Gruden returns to Oakland as Raiders head coach

    Gruden returns to Oakland as Raiders head coach

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    The Buccaneers have also reportedly been interested in Gruden, who has worked as an analyst for ESPN since he was sacked by Tampa Bay in January 2009. The Cincinnati Bengals may have managed to retain their long-tenured head coach, Marvin Lewis , but they will soon be in the market for another defensive coordinator-not that that is a new phenomenon.
  • Titans' Marcus Mariota catches own deflected pass for touchdown

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    The Tennessee Titans , trailing 21-3 at halftime, scored 19 unanswered points in the second half to come from behind and beat the Kansas City Chief 22-21 in the AFC wild card game Sunday. The ball was deflected, only to be caught by Mariota, who ran in for a score. The Chiefs still led 21-10 at that point, but the offense had gone cold.
  • Raiders to make Jon Gruden highest-paid coach in National Football League history

    Raiders to make Jon Gruden highest-paid coach in National Football League history

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    Current Los Angeles Rams quarterback coach Greg Olson will be Oakland's offensive coordinator, while former Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Paul Guenther will serve in the same capacity under Gruden. He amassed a 57-55 record in seven seasons as Tampa Bay's coach. Gruden beat the Raiders in the Super Bowl in his first season with the Buccaneers but didn't win another playoff game for Tampa Bay in his final six seasons.
  • Colts fire Chuck Pagano after 6 seasons

    Colts fire Chuck Pagano after 6 seasons

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    But Pagano's Colts missed the playoffs in his final three seasons - the longest such stretch since prior to the Manning-Bill Polian regime - and he survived the firing last offseason of GM Ryan Grigson, with whom Pagano was supposedly contractually tied via matching extensions from owner Jim Irsay just one year earlier, and arrival of Ballard.
  • Serena Williams Loses in Tennis Return After Giving Birth

    Serena Williams Loses in Tennis Return After Giving Birth

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    The 36-year-old American, victor of 23 grand slam single titles, was making a comeback after taking almost 11 months off to have her first child. The legendary 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams , still hungry for success, will be back in action for the first time since the birth of her daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr on 1st September 2017.
  • Everton boss Allardyce: Chelsea point down to desire, not luck

    Everton boss Allardyce: Chelsea point down to desire, not luck

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    Previously, Conte has preferred to fill the gap by employing Eden Hazard as a false nine and he is expected to do that once again. We played this way with great personality, intensity and concentration. Antonio Conte is keen on bringing in a versatile forward player for Chelsea in the January transfer window, according to reports in the British media.
  • Facebook wants your face data-to benefit your privacy, of course

    Facebook wants your face data-to benefit your privacy, of course

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    Currently, facial recognition features on Facebook are not yet allowed in Canada or Europe, although they are in the United States. "We decided, in consultation with privacy advocates and people, that the best approach for this offering was to notify people on Facebook and provide a way to adjust it in their account settings at any time".
  • Boca Raton Bowl 2017: Florida Atlantic vs

    Boca Raton Bowl 2017: Florida Atlantic vs

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    This is Bowden's sixth season at Akron and his second bowl with the Zips, who went to the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl in 2015. However, the Owls might have to depend on another coach to get there, because Kiffin isn't signing away a decade of his coaching life to stay at FAU .
  • Jerry Jones Wasn't Thinking (Or Caring) With Response To Jerry Richardson News

    Jerry Jones Wasn't Thinking (Or Caring) With Response To Jerry Richardson News

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    After this news made waves Saturday and Sunday it was announced that Richardson will be putting the team up for sale following this season. While Richardson tries to behave as if the news of the past 24 hours is just coincidental to the shocking allegations against him, which Sports Illustrated reported were both sexual and racial in nature , the Panthers are thrown into upheaval.
  • Cam Newton Taunts Packers, Calls Shot Before TD Pass: 'Watch This'

    Cam Newton Taunts Packers, Calls Shot Before TD Pass: 'Watch This'

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    Bush caught 88 passes for 742 yards and two touchdowns for the Saints in 2006. Rodgers was clearly rusty in his return, off for much of the game with his accuracy and comfort in the pocket. He was kept clean on 77 percent of his dropbacks, and had an adjusted completion percentage of 76.0 along with three touchdowns on those plays . The two are tied for the team's lead in sacks with 10, and Peppers became the fourth player in National Football League history with at least 10 seasons with 10 ...
  • Cardinals' Adrian Peterson Placed on Injured Reserve

    Cardinals' Adrian Peterson Placed on Injured Reserve

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    In a statement, the running back says he's focused on getting better and looking forward to next season. Peterson is technically under contract for another season with the Cardinals . Acquired from New Orleans on October 10, Peterson ran for 448 yards - 314 in his first three games - and two touchdowns on 129 carries and had nine catches for 66 yards for the Cardinals.
  • Wilshere hails Giroud as one of the best in the league

    Wilshere hails Giroud as one of the best in the league

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    We'll have to wait and see how serious the injury is but Ramsey's absence will open the door for Jack Wilshere to force his way back in to Wenger's first team plans. Overall, I think the spirit was great. But the Gunners will feel it was two points dropped in their pursuit of a top-four spot. "And secondly, the authority of the referees to act early in the game, because it becomes really a problem in the last two seasons".
  • LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball turn pro with club team in Lithuania

    LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball turn pro with club team in Lithuania

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    According to the report , LiAngelo Ball, 19, and LaMelo Ball , 16, were discussing contracts with team Prienu Vytautas in the Lithuanian league. LaMelo has the potential to play in the National Basketball Association someday, especially if he were on a more traditional development path. But his shot selection is questionable and has struggled to impact the game.
  • Celebrities reach out, extend VIP invites to bullied boy Keaton Jones

    Celebrities reach out, extend VIP invites to bullied boy Keaton Jones

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    What's the point of it? " @danawhite , If he takes you up on your offer to see UFC Headquarters, I would be honored to host him and his family at our place if they need somewhere to stay", Trump Jr. "And I, for sure, don't like that they do it to other people, cause it's not okay!" he exclaims. It's not their fault. If you are made fun of just don't let it bother you.
  • San Francisco 49ers, Jimmy Garoppolo top Houston Texans for second straight win

    San Francisco 49ers, Jimmy Garoppolo top Houston Texans for second straight win

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    He went to the locker room with two minutes remaining in the half and was replaced by. "Disgusted that the @HoustonTexans allowed Tom Savage to return to the game after 2 plays after showing these horrifying #concussion signs (is that a seizure?) after a head impact", Chris Nowinski, co-founder of the Boston University's CTE Center, tweeted.