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Novak Djokovic: ‘I Don’t Have Intention To Stop Here’ | ATP Tour

Novak Djokovic: ‘I Don’t Have Intention To Stop Here’ | ATP Tour

Novak Djokovic made history once again Sunday when he clinched a record-equalling 22nd Grand Slam title at the Australian Open. The Serbian produced a ruthless display to overcome Stefanos Tsitsipas, rising to No. 1 in the Pepperstone ATP Rankings for the first time since June with his victory. Following his record-extending 10th Australian Open crown, …

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Jacque Vaughn on Kyrie Irving: “He’s in a great position of what’s needed”

Jacque Vaughn on Kyrie Irving: “He’s in a great position of what’s needed”

Photo: Justin Ford/Getty Images Kyrie Irving had 32 points, the Brooklyn Nets beat New York Knicks for the 9th straight time on Saturday. After the game, the Nets head coach Jacque Vaughn talked about Irving’s play in the fourth quarter: “I think he’s in a great position of what’s needed and he’s delivering the need.” …

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NFL Conference championship betting – Uncertainty with Mahomes, odds and more

NFL Conference championship betting – Uncertainty with Mahomes, odds and more

Injuries to the NFL’s likely MVP and runner-up have led to a conference championship weekend that is making sports betting history. Never before have we seen this much parity in the futures market with four teams remaining. All have Super Bowl odds over +200, which has never previously happened, and the range is only between …

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Rinky Hijikata and Jason Kubler Capture Australian Open Crown | ATP Tour

Novak Djokovic: ‘I Don’t Have Intention To Stop Here’ | ATP Tour

Australian wild cards Rinky Hijikata and Jason Kubler ended their fairytale run at the Australian Open in style Saturday when they defeated Hugo Nys and Jan Zielinski 6-4, 7-6(4) to capture their first Grand Slam title. Competing in front of vocal home support, Hijikata and Kubler hammered returns and were strong on serve, winning 88 …

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Robert Horry ejected from son’s high school basketball game

Robert Horry ejected from son’s high school basketball game

Photo: Mike Blake/Reuters Former Los Angeles Lakers forward Robert Horry was ejected from his son’s basketball game on Friday night for heckling the referees, and TMZ Sports has video of the incident. The video starts with Horry, mid-sentence, screaming “You suck!” while standing in the bleachers: Source link Please enable JavaScript to view the comments …

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What to do with Dak Prescott: Three options the Cowboys must consider – Dallas Cowboys Blog

What to do with Dak Prescott: Three options the Cowboys must consider – Dallas Cowboys Blog

FRISCO, Texas — Quarterback news will dominate the NFL landscape this offseason. Will the Tampa Bay Buccaneers‘ Tom Brady continue to play and for which team? Will the Green Bay Packers‘ Aaron Rodgers continue to play and for which team? Will Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens finally come to terms on a long-term agreement? …

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Final Preview: Djokovic, Tsitsipas Square Off For Melbourne Title, World No. 1 | ATP Tour

Novak Djokovic: ‘I Don’t Have Intention To Stop Here’ | ATP Tour

The Australian Open has been a home away from home for Novak Djokovic and Stefanos Tsitsipas throughout their respective careers. In Sunday’s final, both men will chase major milestones in Rod Laver Arena, on a court that helped each rise to stardom. In addition to the Grand Slam glory at stake — Djokovic is playing …

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Tsitsipas Advances To First Australian Open Final, World No. 1 Within Reach | ATP Tour

Novak Djokovic: ‘I Don’t Have Intention To Stop Here’ | ATP Tour

Stefanos Tsitsipas will play for his first Grand Slam title and the No. 1 Pepperstone ATP Ranking after he booked his place in the Australian Open final with a gritty win against Karen Khachanov. In a 7-6(2), 6-4, 6-7(6), 6-3 semi-final victory on Friday, the Greek dominated with his all-action game, keeping his opponent under …

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Jonathan Kuminga picks Kyrie Irving over Ja Morant as a player harder to guard

Jacque Vaughn on Kyrie Irving: “He’s in a great position of what’s needed”

Photo: Justin Ford/Getty Images Playing back-to-back games against the Brooklyn Nets and the Memphis Grizzlies, Jonathan Kuminga had a daunting assignment of guarding both Kyrie Irving and Ja Morant. But the young Golden State Warriors forward made it known who was the most difficult to guard between the two. “It was even tougher guarding Kyrie …

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Ex-Navy SEAL on Enes Kanter Freedom: “His bravery and patriotism is amazing”

Ex-Navy SEAL on Enes Kanter Freedom: “His bravery and patriotism is amazing”

Photo: usatoday.com President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s government is offering roughly $500,000 for information leading to the capture of ex-NBA player Enes Kanter Freedom. “Enes Kanter Freedom is an inspiration who’s risking everything he has for what’s right. Turkey has placed Enes on their terrorist watch list with a bounty of $500,000 for speaking out on …

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What do NFL teams with coach openings have to offer the New Orleans Saints and Sean Payton?

What do NFL teams with coach openings have to offer the New Orleans Saints and Sean Payton?

Jan 24, 2023 NFL NationESPN The NFL could see its first blockbuster coaching trade since 2002 this offseason. Coaching trades are rare in the NFL because they involves sending draft picks in exchange for the rights to the coach’s contract, but the market for former New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton might change that. A …

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Novak Djokovic: Red-Hot Form ‘Sends A Message’ To Australian Open Rivals | ATP Tour

Novak Djokovic: Red-Hot Form ‘Sends A Message’ To Australian Open Rivals | ATP Tour

Dismantling high-flying opponents back-to-back in the latter stages of a Grand Slam is no mean feat, even for an ATP Tour great. Yet Novak Djokovic is not getting carried away after backing up his masterful fourth-round Australian Open display against Alex de Minaur by cruising past World No. 6 Andrey Rublev on Wednesday night in …

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Lakers owner gifts replacement rings to Slava Medvedenko

Lakers owner gifts replacement rings to Slava Medvedenko

Credit: Robert Mora/NBAE via Getty Back in July, former Los Angeles Laker Stanislav “Slava” Medvedenko sold his two championship rings for $253,534 in order to raise money for his native Ukraine. The Lakers owner Jeanie Buss gifted him replacements on Monday. Source link Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

Stefanos Tsitsipas Beats Jiri Lehecka For Australian Open Semi-Final Spot | ATP Tour

Novak Djokovic: Red-Hot Form ‘Sends A Message’ To Australian Open Rivals | ATP Tour

Grand Slam matches are frequently decided by the finest of margins, and so it was for Stefanos Tsitsipas and Jiri Lehecka on Tuesday at the Australian Open. The third-seeded Tsitsipas prevailed 6-3, 7-6(2), 6-4 in the pair’s quarter-final clash at Melbourne Park, although the straight-sets scoreline disguised a closely-fought encounter. The 21-year-old Lehecka showed few …

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LOOK: Rui Hachimura sends goodbyes to D.C.; spotted doing first workout as a Laker

LOOK: Rui Hachimura sends goodbyes to D.C.; spotted doing first workout as a Laker

Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports Rui Hachimura has officially waved his goodbyes to the D.C. area. The Japanese star published a Twitter post on Tuesday, thanking the Washington Wizards franchise and its entire fan base for the unwavering support he received since 2019. As such, with a new chapter opening its door for him in …

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Chris Stapleton, Babyface to sing during Super Bowl pregame

Chris Stapleton, Babyface to sing during Super Bowl pregame

LOS ANGELES — Country music star Chris Stapleton will hit next month’s Super Bowl stage to sing the national anthem, while R&B legend Babyface will perform “America the Beautiful.” The performances will take place Feb. 12 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, before the championship matchup and halftime show featuring Rihanna. The performances will …

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Stefanos Tsitsipas On Australian Open Hopes: ‘My Mentality Is Different’ | ATP Tour

Novak Djokovic: ‘I Don’t Have Intention To Stop Here’ | ATP Tour

Stefanos Tsitsipas is a man on a mission at this year’s Australian Open. The Greek has earned straight-sets victories in four of his five matches, while he showed fighting spirit to come through his only major test against Jannik Sinner in the fourth round. After defeating Jiri Lehecka to reach the semi-finals on Tuesday, the …

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Long Journey, Great Reward: Shevchenko Claims Tenerife Challenger | ATP Tour

Long Journey, Great Reward: Shevchenko Claims Tenerife Challenger | ATP Tour

After suffering a first-round defeat in the Australian Open qualifying, Alexander Shevchenko took the long trip from Melbourne to Tenerife to compete at the ATP Challenger Tour event on the Canary Island. Although the journey may have been halfway across the world, it paid off as the 22-year-old didn’t drop a set all week en …

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Novak Djokovic: Dominant Australian Open Win ‘Gives Me Reason To Believe’ | ATP Tour

Novak Djokovic: Red-Hot Form ‘Sends A Message’ To Australian Open Rivals | ATP Tour

Novak Djokovic’s straight-sets win against Alex de Minaur on Monday answered some big questions related to the Serbian’s 2023 Australian Open title bid. Not just for those watching on as he dismantled the home favourite on Rod Laver Arena, but also for the nine-time champion himself. “A week ago I didn’t really think about the …

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Bengals rule out RG Alex Cappa, LT Jonah Williams vs. Bills

Bengals rule out RG Alex Cappa, LT Jonah Williams vs. Bills

CINCINNATI — The Cincinnati Bengals will officially be without two more of their top offensive linemen in Sunday’s AFC divisional playoff game against the Buffalo Bills. Left tackle Jonah Williams and right guard Alex Cappa have been officially ruled out, leaving Cincinnati with three total reserves on the offensive line. Right tackle La’el Collins has …

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Sebastian Korda Beats Hubert Hurkacz In Epic 5th-Set Tie-break To Reach First Grand Slam QF | ATP Tour

Novak Djokovic: ‘I Don’t Have Intention To Stop Here’ | ATP Tour

Sebastian Korda earned the biggest win of his career Sunday when he battled past 10th seed Hubert Hurkacz in five gripping sets to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals. The 29th seed advanced to the last eight at a Grand Slam for the first time with a back-and-forth 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 1-6, 7-6(10-7) victory against the …

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Cowboys’ Micah Parsons aims beyond legends like LT, Derrick Thomas – Dallas Cowboys Blog

NFL Conference championship betting – Uncertainty with Mahomes, odds and more

FRISCO, Texas — A week ago, Micah Parsons sensed what was coming against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the wild-card round of the playoffs. “I feel like as far as we go, these are going to be my best games,” Parsons said three days before the Dallas Cowboys would beat the Buccaneers 31-14. “That’s just …

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Tyrese Haliburton hints optimistic sign of his knee & elbow recovery, timeline of return

Tyrese Haliburton hints optimistic sign of his knee & elbow recovery, timeline of return

Photo: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports With Indiana Pacers fans patiently waiting for his return, Tyrese Haliburton dropped a chunky update about his elbow and knee injury. In an appearance on the Old Man and The Three podcast of J.J. Reddick, Haliburton noted that he is on an optimistic course of his recovery and targeting a …

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Bills’ Damar Hamlin still faces ‘lengthy recovery,’ spokesman says

Bills’ Damar Hamlin still faces ‘lengthy recovery,’ spokesman says

While Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin has started making great strides in his recovery from cardiac arrest earlier this month, he still has a long way to go in his recovery, his family spokesman told ESPN on Thursday night. In a statement, Hamlin’s longtime friend and business partner, Jordon Rooney, said: “Despite being out of …

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Cam Johnson talks Mikal Bridges’ improved playmaking: “He worked on that all summer”

Cam Johnson talks Mikal Bridges’ improved playmaking: “He worked on that all summer”

Photo: Barry Gossage/Getty Images Phoenix Suns sharpshooter Cam Johnson talked about Mikal Bridges’ improved ball handling and playmaking after Thursday’s 117–112 home win vs. the Brooklyn Nets (28 points/2 rebounds/9 assists/9-19 FG/2-5 3-PT/8-10 FT). (via Burn City Sports): “You saw Mikal handling the ball from any different position. Whether he’s off ball, on ball, the …

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Heat hopping in to locate a specific lineup priority this season: rumors

Heat hopping in to locate a specific lineup priority this season: rumors

Photo: STEVE MITCHELL/ USA TODAY SPORTS The Miami Heat are looking to make necessary roster changes. Per Sean Deveney of Heavy.com, league executives have noted that the Heat are “active as anybody” and leaning towards upgrading their frontcourt and other roster components – most especially the power forward position. “With the NBA trade deadline looming …

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Medvedev, Felix, Tsitsipas In Action & Hurkacz-Shapovalov Showdown On Day 5 | ATP Tour

Novak Djokovic: ‘I Don’t Have Intention To Stop Here’ | ATP Tour

Daniil Medvedev continues his title quest and Felix Auger-Aliassime looks to carry his momentum from his second-round escape when Day 5 of an unpredictable Australian Open dawns on Friday. Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz, who survived in five sets to oust Lorenzo Sonego on Wednesday, will face another test: 20th seed Denis Shapovalov. Stefanos Tsitsipas hasn’t dropped …

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Will Hardy says Lauri Markkanen’s game is still ‘continuing to grow’

Will Hardy says Lauri Markkanen’s game is still ‘continuing to grow’

Photo: Michael Reaves/Getty Images Utah Jazz head coach Will Hardy talked about Lauri Markkanen’s development after last night’s 126-103 home win vs. the Los Angeles Clippers (34 points/12 rebounds/1 assist/1 steal/2 blocks/11-20 FG/6-8 3-PT/6-6 FT). (via Jump View): “I thought it was another game where Lauri seemed to kinda do a little bit of everything, …

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Djokovic Survives Injury Scare & Couacaud To Advance At Australian Open | ATP Tour

Novak Djokovic: ‘I Don’t Have Intention To Stop Here’ | ATP Tour

Novak Djokovic suffered a scare in more ways than one Thursday evening at the Australian Open. However, the nine-time champion persevered to reach the third round at Melbourne Park. Despite struggling with his left leg, which was wrapped, the Serbian clawed past Frenchman Enzo Couacaud 6-1, 6-7(5), 6-2, 6-0. Djokovic appeared in difficulty after losing …

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Preview: Ruud, Djokovic Resume Title Bids; Murray & Kokkinakis Clash At Australian Open | ATP Tour

Novak Djokovic: ‘I Don’t Have Intention To Stop Here’ | ATP Tour

Second-round singles action concludes Thursday at the 2023 Australian Open, where Casper Ruud and Novak Djokovic seek to build on solid opening wins at the first Grand Slam of the year. Five-time finalist Andy Murray also returns to court, as the Scot tries to build on his epic win against Matteo Berrettini in an enticing …

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NFL Super Wild Card Weekend grades from around the league

NFL Super Wild Card Weekend grades from around the league

Wild Card Weekend featured the third-greatest comeback in playoff history, AFC favorites struggling to dispatch opponents with backup quarterbacks, and the Cowboys putting an underwhelming Buccaneers team out of its misery. Here are the grades from the NFL’s playoff openers.   1 of 24 Dak Prescott delivers to end streaks, bury narratives Kim Klement-USA TODAY …

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Rafael Nadal On Australian Open Injury: ‘Sometimes It’s Difficult To Accept’ | ATP Tour

Novak Djokovic: ‘I Don’t Have Intention To Stop Here’ | ATP Tour

Rafael Nadal arrived in Melbourne in a tough moment, having lost six of his previous seven matches. But as always, the Spaniard had a positive attitude and was ready to battle as deep as possible at the Australian Open. The top seed’s left hip prevented him from doing so. After falling behind Mackenzie McDonald on …

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Myles Turner, Deandre Ayton within Toronto’s target list ahead of season’s trade deadline

Myles Turner, Deandre Ayton within Toronto’s target list ahead of season’s trade deadline

Photo: Dylan Buell/Getty Images The Toronto Raptors are reportedly eyeing the service of several notable big men for a potential trade. Sources told Yahoo! Sports’ Jake Fischer that Myles Turner and Deandre Ayton are within “Toronto’s radar” ahead of the upcoming February trade deadline this season. Amid rumblings of gaining sticky attention due to their …

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Schedule, previews for AFC, NFC

Schedule, previews for AFC, NFC

11:25 PM ET Brooke Pryor Close Brooke Pryor ESPN Staff Writer Previously covered the Kansas City Chiefs for the Kansas City Star and Oklahoma University for the Oklahoman. Seth Walder We’re officially through the wild-card round for the 2022 season, and all eight NFL playoff divisional round teams are locked in. And after the Cowboys …

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‘Amazing’ 17-Year-Old Shang Taking Australian Open By Storm | ATP Tour

Novak Djokovic: ‘I Don’t Have Intention To Stop Here’ | ATP Tour

Dante Bottini first watched Shang Juncheng play tennis at the age of 15. Bottini was coaching Chilean Nicolas Jarry, who practised with the teen. His first impression of ‘Jerry’ was simple. “Amazing,” Bottini told ATPTour.com. “Very nice. Amazing player. I mean obviously he was very young, but I already could tell that he had great …

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Preview: Berrettini Battles Murray; Rublev Meets Thiem At Australian Open | ATP Tour

Novak Djokovic: ‘I Don’t Have Intention To Stop Here’ | ATP Tour

The bottom half of the men’s singles draw opens play Tuesday at the Australian Open, with a full slate of marquee matchups and star names on Melbourne’s Day 2 schedule. Novak Djokovic begins his campaign for his record-extending 10th title in Melbourne against Roberto Carballes Baena, while Matteo Berrettini meets Andy Murray in the day’s …

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Doc Rivers thinks LeBron James already achieved greatest career of all time, but still believes on Michael Jordan as the best player ever

Doc Rivers thinks LeBron James already achieved greatest career of all time, but still believes on Michael Jordan as the best player ever

Prior to their matchup last Sunday with the Los Angeles Lakers, Philadelphia 76ers coach Doc Rivers provided his insights about the neverending basketball debate between Michael Jordan and LeBron James. In his pregame availability, Rivers told reporters that James already achieved the greatest career ever in league history, in which he also claims that he …

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Ranking how all the new college football coaches did in 2022

Ranking how all the new college football coaches did in 2022

Every December and January, the coaching market is so interesting and compelling that there are always plenty of interesting storylines to unpack. But the 2021-2022 coaching carousel was among the most enthralling ever. So many big-time programs were replacing their coaches with places like Notre Dame and Oklahoma, watching their coaches leave for other jobs. …

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Annacone Pulls Back The Curtain On Fritz’s Unforgettable Indian Wells Win | ATP Tour

Novak Djokovic: ‘I Don’t Have Intention To Stop Here’ | ATP Tour

The third episode of Netflix’s Break Point takes fans behind the scenes of a dramatic moment for American Taylor Fritz before the biggest match of his career. The California native suffered a freak ankle injury during his warmup for the 2022 BNP Paribas Open final. Struggling to put any weight on his right foot, Fritz …

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Scouting Report: Djokovic Chasing 10th Australian Open Crown, Can Nadal & Co Stop Him? | ATP Tour

Novak Djokovic: ‘I Don’t Have Intention To Stop Here’ | ATP Tour

Following a thrilling start to the 2023 season, which saw Team United States win the inaugural United Cup, the world’s best players will now descend on Melbourne for the Australian Open. ATPTour.com looks at 10 things to watch ahead of the first Grand Slam of the year. View Singles Draw 1) Reigning Champion Nadal: One …

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Lakers and Pistons discussed trade including Bojan Bogdanovic, Nerlens Noel

Lakers and Pistons discussed trade including Bojan Bogdanovic, Nerlens Noel

Photo: Detroit Pistons/Twitter Bojan Bogdanovic remains one of the prime targets for the Lakers that are looking improve their roster. According to Chris Mannix, Howard Beck of Sports Illustrated, the Lakers and the Pistons have discussed a potential trade that would include the 33-year-old Croatian forward as well as Nerlens Noel. Reportedly, Detroit wants to …

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Draper Excited For Nadal & Challenges Ahead: ‘I’m Learning All The Time’ | ATP Tour

Novak Djokovic: ‘I Don’t Have Intention To Stop Here’ | ATP Tour

When the Australian Open draw was made, several matches stood out. Matteo Berrettini is playing Andy Murray in the first round and Andrey Rublev is facing Dominic Thiem. But perhaps the biggest opportunity belongs to Jack Draper, the 21-year-old Briton who will try to upset top seed and defending champion Rafael Nadal. “It’ll be amazing …

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