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Sports Caroline Wozniacki upsets Garbine Muguruza to reach final of Pan Pacific Open
Author: 0 Caroline Wozniacki upsets Garbine Muguruza to reach final of Pan Pacific Open

In Sunday's final, Wozniacki will face Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova , who earlier withstood a furious rally to beat Angelique Kerber 6-0 6-7 (4) 6-4 to advance. "The last time I played her it didn't go my way at all", Muguruza told reporters. Wozniacki became the first woman to win 50 matches in 2017 en route to the last eight, but appeared in trouble as she fell behind a set to Cibulkova .

Sports Stoke boss Hughes: Chelsea struggling to manage their dark arts
Author: 0 Stoke boss Hughes: Chelsea struggling to manage their dark arts

Stoke, now placed 13th in the league, are on a three-game winless run since their 1-0 victory over Arsenal last month. "We'll get on with it, as you do, but it's far from ideal preparation especially against a side like Chelsea ". That's the right way because the season is very long. Both players scored in their first appearances of 2017-18 as the Blues cruised past Nottingham Forest 5-1 in the EFL Cup on Wednesday.

Sports Saint Preux beats Okami at UFC Fight Night Japan
Author: 0 Saint Preux beats Okami at UFC Fight Night Japan

He looks to lock in a Von Flue choke and he does. Wonderful stuff from OSP. Okami did just that, as he refused to tap and went unconscious from the choke. Kickboxing legend Gokhan Saki started off his UFC career with a bang, dropping Henrique da Silva to the canvas with his patented left hook in the final minute of the first round.

Sports Premier League 17/18 Week 6: Stoke City vs Chelsea Lineups, Preview & Prediction
Author: 0 Premier League 17/18 Week 6: Stoke City vs Chelsea Lineups, Preview & Prediction

In a match which Conte will realise his team were lucky to take a point from, Arsenal will re-enforce the need for his players to continue improving. Having picked up a red card in the draw against Arsenal, David Luiz is suspended for this game. Mark Lawrenson is backing Manchester United to ease to a comfortable 2-0 win against Southampton on Saturday.

Sports Leicester City v Liverpool
Author: 0 Leicester City v Liverpool

Liverpool dominated the play for 45 minutes but collapsed in the second half as goals from Shinji Okazaki and Islam Slimani rocked the travelling side. Although many might argue that the circumstances of the games involving Klopp and Rodgers differ vastly, the truth is that statistics do not lie.

Sports Ronaldo, Neymar, Messi nominees for FIFA prize for 3rd year
Author: 0 Ronaldo, Neymar, Messi nominees for FIFA prize for 3rd year

Go find a seat with a seatbelt. Real Madrid's Zinedine Zidane is the favourite to win the coaching award. I'm out of breath. Former Super Eagles captain, Austin 'Jay Jay' Okocha, has said it is "twice difficult" for an African to emerge as the best player in the world.

Sports Everton Carabao Cup hero Calvert-Lewin 'always' in Koeman's mind
Author: 0 Everton Carabao Cup hero Calvert-Lewin 'always' in Koeman's mind

He's strong, he's fast, and he showed (against Sunderland ) he can score goals. "We will take confidence from that performance and take that into Saturday". "It does not look too good at the moment, but I know we are more than good enough to turn this around". Jermain is a proven goalscorer and we will have to keep him quiet.

Sports Mathieu: Neymar Left Barcelona Because He Was Behind Messi
Author: 0 Mathieu: Neymar Left Barcelona Because He Was Behind Messi

Messi opened the scoring from the penalty spot on 21 minutes. He revealed that Neymar's £200 million departure to Paris Saint-Germain came as a big shock, per Spanish news agency EFE (via Sport): "At no moment did people think he was going to leave Barca ".

Sports Reds to install additional safety netting for 2018 season
Author: 0 Reds to install additional safety netting for 2018 season

The foul ball shot off the bat of Yankees third baseman Todd Frazier at more than 100 miles per hour, hitting the little girl with curly blonde hair. The increased safety measures will be in place prior to Opening Day in 2018 when the Padres host the Milwaukee Brewers on March 29. "In light of yesterday's event, we will redouble our efforts on this important issue", said Manfred in a statement on Thursday.

Sports Steph Curry Says He's Voting Against White House Visit For The Warriors
Author: 0 Steph Curry Says He's Voting Against White House Visit For The Warriors

That's the nucleus of my belief. "But we'll talk about it as a team". Curry said the Warriors want "to respect the opportunity that we have...to take the time to understand the magnitude of the decision and the right thing to do". "This year reminds me of two years ago, training camp, with the continuity, nearly the exact roster coming back", Kerr said. "But that's where I stand right now", Curry said on Friday during the Warriors' media day at their practice facility.

Sports Simpson's unique practice routine pays off at Tour Championship
Author: 0 Simpson's unique practice routine pays off at Tour Championship

Open champion made five consecutive pars to finish and also holds a share of the lead at seven under after shooting a three-under 67. Justin Rose , Gary Woodland and Jon Rahm are also in a tie for fourth at six under. "Things were off at different times and things were certainly on at different times that pieced this round together and kind of helped what was an interesting day to be still in this golf tournament".

Sports Trump Says NFL Players Who Protest US Anthem Should Be Fired
Author: 0 Trump Says NFL Players Who Protest US Anthem Should Be Fired

Trump said the protests, which became public previous year when then-San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneeled for the national anthem during a preseason game , are "hurting the game". "But do you know what's hurting the game more than that?" "They're ruining the game", he complained. Despite his solid play, most of Kaepernick's attention was drawn off the field as he received heavy backlash for kneeling during the National Anthem in protest of social issues.

Sports Mourinho singles out duo after hailing Man Utd's selection headache
Author: 0 Mourinho singles out duo after hailing Man Utd's selection headache

The Portuguese manager told reporters: "Romero played the Europa League final, which was the game of the season for us, and he's not playing". Seeing as his contract runs out at the end of this season, Manchester United fans were quite anxious that one of their favourites would up and move to Catalunya.

Sports Brighton Complete Permanent Signing Of Tim Krul
Author: 0 Brighton Complete Permanent Signing Of Tim Krul

This will be the 15th match between these two sides but the first time they meet in the Premier League. Glenn Murray could feature after being rested in midweek, with skipper Bruno also fit to return from a back injury. The Magpies will be without striker Alexander Mitrović who is serving the final game of his three-game ban. "They're in good form at the moment with three [straight] wins, and it just goes to show you the margins", he said.

Sports India beat Australia in rain-hit ODI
Author: 0 India beat Australia in rain-hit ODI

Pandya hit another hat-trick of sixes - four times in worldwide cricket - as he smashed 83 from 66 balls in a match-turning 118-run partnership with MS Dhoni (79 from 88). The spinner admitted that Aussies did not bowl too well in the middle overs to break that "very important partnership". He is very popular among Indian cricket fans because of his colourful style, aggressive stroke play and super fit body.

Sports Laver Cup Opens Play Friday With Zverev v Shapovalov; Nadal In Doubles
Author: 0 Laver Cup Opens Play Friday With Zverev v Shapovalov; Nadal In Doubles

In the event of a 12-12 tie at the end of all matches, a fifth and decisive match will be played on Sunday will be played to determine the victor. The Laver Cup takes place from 22 to 24 September. That set Nadal and hometown Czech Berdych up for a clean sweep with the crowd behind them, but the pair started slowly and were eventually beaten 6-3 6-7 (7) 1-0 (10-7) with the encounter decided in a 10-point match tie break.

Sports Carmelo Anthony adds Cavs to list of teams he'd accept trade to
Author: 0 Carmelo Anthony adds Cavs to list of teams he'd accept trade to

There are conflicting rumors whether one team is Portland - a team with multiple ways to make that trade if they are willing to send Zach Collins and picks to NY. On Friday, Carmelo made a decision to expand his trade list of teams he would be willing to accept a trade to, and one of them just happens to be the Cleveland Cavaliers , according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski .

Sports Ezekiel Elliott will play at least the next two games for Dallas
Author: 0 Ezekiel Elliott will play at least the next two games for Dallas

That means Elliott will play Monday against the Arizona Cardinals and at home October 1 against the Los Angeles Rams . The NFL requested an emergency stay last week on a preliminary injunction issued by a lower court in the Elliott case that put the Dallas Cowboys running back's suspension on hold.