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Pouille took Cilic to a tie-break in the first set but could not mount a challenge in the next two, losing in two hours, 19 minutes. Croatia took the maximum two points in the first day of the Davis Cup final . Immediately, the 30-year-old former U.S. Open champion was swamped by a swarm of his team mates as Croatia could begin the party after emulating their triumph of 2005.
  • Defense key to Lakers moving past Jazz in sloppy 90-83 win

    Defense key to Lakers moving past Jazz in sloppy 90-83 win

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    Notes The Lakers shot just 20-of-31 on free throws (64.5 percent). "Absolutely, we'll live with those". "We'll take that, that's not why we lost the game because we missed those. "We've got to get our passing up again". In the 10 games the Lakers played entering Sunday's contest against Orlando, the Lakers had won eight, moved to four games over.500 and moved within half a game of first place in the Western Conference.
  • Oklahoma Advances to Big 12 Championship Game With Win at West Virginia

    Oklahoma Advances to Big 12 Championship Game With Win at West Virginia

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    West Virginia's Will Grier threw for four touchdowns and a career-high 539 yards on 32 of 49 passing. ( West Virginia surrendered 90 total points in those six quarters, but two touchdowns were scored by Oklahoma's defense). In the first Red River Rivalry, UT's Cameron Dicker connected on a 40-yard field goal with nine seconds left to shock the Sooners at the Cotton Bowl.
  • 49ers LB Foster arrested on domestic violence charges

    49ers LB Foster arrested on domestic violence charges

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    San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch met with reporters at Raymond James Stadium on Sunday ahead of the team's Week 12 road game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers . Police later confirmed the woman was Elissa Ennis, who had accused Foster of hitting her in February but later recanted the allegations. I think the courts took care of that, but there's also a lot of other things that he made bad mistakes on, bad decisions and things that we needed him to follow by, and he struggled at ...
  • Cowboys’ Amari Cooper Motivated to Prove Cowboys Right

    Cowboys’ Amari Cooper Motivated to Prove Cowboys Right

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    The main concern for Dallas head coach Jason Garrett and his assistants could be the disturbingly long list of their players with injuries of varying severity. "I think it'll help. But until you have that championship mentality as a defender, you know, s- is going to happen like that week-in and week-out when you play good teams".
  • Kevin Faulk of LSU involved in skirmish after Texas A&M game

    Kevin Faulk of LSU involved in skirmish after Texas A&M game

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    While those games were relatively drama-free and the favorites won, an absolutely bonkers game broke out in College Station between LSU and Texas A+M. On the final play of regulation, Kellen Mond fired a dart to Kendrick Rogers for six. Both teams put up some insane stats because the game lasted as long as it did.
  • Ireland's Schmidt hints at departure after World Cup

    Ireland's Schmidt hints at departure after World Cup

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    Ireland thrashed the United States 57-14 in Dublin on Saturday to complete a second-straight autumn series clean sweep, with Schmidt afterwards admitting he is very almost ready to confirm his long-term future plans. "To be honest I've beaten myself up enough about this decision". I committed to a certain timeframe with them and I've stuck to that. 'I'm probably going to be the most pleased of anyone, when it finally is made.' Powerful lock Beirne traded Scarlets for Munster in the summer ...
  • Castle fully backs Cheika's choice to ban Beale, AAC for England Test

    Castle fully backs Cheika's choice to ban Beale, AAC for England Test

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    The pair are alleged to have brought women back to the team hotel. The breach of team discipline occurred after the Wallabies had been defeated 9-6 by Wales on November 10 and has come to light on the day that talisman back row David Pocock had been ruled out of the Cook Cup showdown at Twickenham by a neck injury.
  • Australia vs India third T20 worldwide

    Australia vs India third T20 worldwide

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    Australia had given a target of 165 runs to India after batting first and Indian skipper Virat Kohli bounced back from his 1st T20I setback scoring a crucial knock of 61 runs. The sides begin a four-Test series on 6 December, followed by three one-day internationals starting on 12 January. They have won 20 out of 27 T20Is since then in different conditions and against varying opposition.
  • Renault-Nissan alliance board could be divided over Ghosn's fate

    Renault-Nissan alliance board could be divided over Ghosn's fate

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    Nissan's disgraced former chairman Carlos Ghosn under-reported his income by a total of $71 million - much more than initially suspected - Japanese media reported Friday. The salaries of the company's directors and head were supervised by Ghosn only. The Brazil-born tycoon is now reportedly set to face a new charge from prosecutors, after he was sacked as Nissan chairman Thursday to top a spectacular fall from grace for the once-revered boss whose fall has stunned the business world.
  • No. 22 Mississippi State beats Mississippi 35-3 in Egg Bowl

    No. 22 Mississippi State beats Mississippi 35-3 in Egg Bowl

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    Moore, and Mississippi State linebacker Willie Gay Jr. After all that, Mississippi State went on to win the game 35-3 . There was little festive mood in the air between Ole Miss and Mississippi State as four players were ejected from the field after an enormous brawl broke out towards the end of the third quarter.
  • Bears legend Mike Ditka hospitalized after heart attack

    Bears legend Mike Ditka hospitalized after heart attack

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    The 79-year-old Ditka played 12 seasons in the National Football League and made the Pro Bowl five times. "Mike Ditka had a minor heart attack", Mandell said in a statement obtained by NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. Ditka coached the Chicago Bears for 11 years and led the team to a Super Bowl XX 46- 10 steamrolling of the New England Patriots in 1985. Ditka's touchdown reception in Super Bowl VI helped catapult the Cowboys over the Miami Dolphins' 1971 team in the January 1972 ...
  • Four players who could decide the Women’s World Twenty20 final

    Four players who could decide the Women’s World Twenty20 final

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    Indian batting collapsed as they managed only 112 with eight wickets falling for 24 runs as the visibly upset veteran's blank stare sitting in the dugout said it all. It's one of the oldest rivalries in sport and the old rivals meet again in what promises to be a fantastic ICC Women's World T20 final in Antigua .
  • India vs Australia 3rd T20I: Desperate India geared up for do-or-die battle

    India vs Australia 3rd T20I: Desperate India geared up for do-or-die battle

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    India's target - revised thrice due to the showers - was 46 from five overs but with almost 90 minutes of play lost to inclement weather, the match was eventually called off. Under overcast conditions, Kohli expectedly opted to bowl firs and his bowlers repaid him handsomely. In doing so, India are unbeaten in nine consecutive T20I series since August 2017, including a drawn two-match contest against Australia at home (October 2017).
  • F1: Fernando Alonso gets special livery for Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

    F1: Fernando Alonso gets special livery for Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

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    When asked if Alonso could test the 2019 auto, Brown said: "Yeah, I wouldn't rule that out". Fernando Alonso . A driver you may love, you may hate, but you can never ignore. The Dutchman found himself at risk of missing the Q3 cut and was forced to mount a set of hyper-softs to ensure his safe passage, but with a potential drawback for the race.
  • Kom seizes record sixth gold

    Kom seizes record sixth gold

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    M.C. Mary Kom celebrates after defeating Ukraine's Hanna Okhota in the 48kg category at the World Boxing Championship in New Delhi on November 24, 2018. " Sab ko mere jaisa banana chahta hai toh nahi ho sakta na (You can't expect every boxer in the country to become like me)", Mary continued. Taking on Hannah Okata of Ukraine in the final on Sunday, Mary Kom out-boxed and out-jabbed her opponent as she was declared the victor of the final after three rounds by a unanimous 5-0 decision ...
  • Khawaja hits back at Aussie greats in tense on-air exchange

    Khawaja hits back at Aussie greats in tense on-air exchange

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    The asking rate was climbing up and it took a toll on Dhawan, who finally holed out of Stanlake, leaving Rishabh Pant (20 off 15 balls) and Karthik with a mountain to climb. "He bowled well and with a lot of control", said Dhawan. Alex Doolan and Matthew Wade, who sit first and third on the Shield run-scoring table, could count themselves somewhat unlucky but Handscomb toured India with Australia A earlier this year and has worked hard to tweak his technique.