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Physically extraordinary Djokovic is battle ready, says Agassi

Physically extraordinary Djokovic is battle ready, says Agassi

Open, the five-time major champion's first Grand Slam after returning from a 15-month doping ban. Regardless, won today, beating Monfils , 4-6, 6-3, 6-1, 6-3. Ostapenko plays her third-round match on Friday. On Thursday, she seemed flustered by the heat, her blisters, and a tricky opponent, and fell in straight sets.


More than 140 victims giving impact statements at Nassar trial

More than 140 victims giving impact statements at Nassar trial

Nassar is being sentenced on 10 counts of first-degree sexual abuse , to which he pleaded guilty . "You are pathetic to think any woman would have any sympathy for you", she said . "Our most important priority is our athletes, and their training environment must reflect this", Perry said in a statement . And please, your honor, stress the need to investigate how this happened so that we can hold accountable those who empowered and enabled Larry Nassar .



New England Patriots' Tom Brady stays quiet on condition of hand

The NFL season is coming to a head this weekend with both Super Bowl bids on the line as the Philadelphia 76ers will host the Minnesota Vikings and the New England Patriots will host the Jacksonville Jaguars . The Pats signed Hoyer shortly after the trade deadline, as they dealt previous backup Jimmy Garoppolo to the San Francisco 49ers. "We're playing against a really good team that's good in all phases and we're going to have to play really well".


Jose Mourinho: Luke Shaw now one of the best left-backs around

Jose Mourinho: Luke Shaw now one of the best left-backs around

That run includes a draw against United last month, but even as Sean Dyche works on variations of his favoured 4-4-2 formation, their limited style means they will always find it hard against the Premier League's best sides. Ashley Young will be available following his suspension, but Luke Shaw has performed well in his absence, leaving Jose Mourinho with a tough decision to make over who starts at left back.


Paul Merson: Manchester City should not be among favourites for Champions League

Paul Merson: Manchester City should not be among favourites for Champions League

However Kevin Keegan's side fought back into the game, drawing level after a stunning solo goal from Shaun Wright-Phillips, quickly followed by a controversial spot-kick from Robbie Fowler. This weekend they are up against the best side in the country and it seems very unlikely that they will return home with anything other than a loss. A goalless first half was encored by sheer chaos, as Newcastle netted a stunning free-kick courtesy of Laurent Robert, before Alan Shearer converted a ...