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Sports Nadal, Federer cruise into Shanghai quarters
Author: 0 Nadal, Federer cruise into Shanghai quarters

Rafael Nadal tied Andre Agassi for seventh place on the list of all-time Open Era wins when he reached the Shanghai Masters semifinals on Friday. The two friends headed into a deciding set with Dimitrov in the ascendancy and the pro-Nadal crowd fearing an upset.

Sports Newsflash: SCA rules against Zuma and NPA in spy tapes appeal
Author: 0 Newsflash: SCA rules against Zuma and NPA in spy tapes appeal

South Africa'sSupreme Court of Appeal on Friday upheld a High Court ruling to reinstate hundreds of corruption charges filed against Jacob Zuma before he became president. Zuma could still fight any decision to charge him in the Constitutional Court. Justice Eric Leach granted Zuma and the NPA's leave to appeal, but the appeal was dismissed with costs.

Sports Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski Officially Return To Patriots Practice
Author: 0 Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski Officially Return To Patriots Practice

Keeping the 31-year-old Amendola healthy has led the team to manage his workload in the past - he's already missed a game with a concussion and knee injury this year - but the club might not have that luxury in 2017. At the same time, the Patriots have focused their offense on more vertical passing plays this year. "I'm good", Brady said . Though also sporting a 3-2 record, the Patriots are heavily favored (-9.5) against the Jets , meaning it would require a massive upset to keep ...

Sports Golden Knights come home to help Las Vegas 'grieve, heal and persevere'
Author: 0 Golden Knights come home to help Las Vegas 'grieve, heal and persevere'

The first goal, just 2:31 into the game off the stick of Tomas Nosek, seemed like something from a dream-the exact way you'd want an expansion franchise christening its own building to begin. The Las Vegas Knights play their next game on October 13 against the Detroit Red Wings. "Obviously, the city is still healing from the tragedy , and as players we're aware of that".

Sports Irish cricketers to play Pakistan in first test match
Author: 0 Irish cricketers to play Pakistan in first test match

International Cricket Council chief executive Dave Richardson has confirmed the proposed test championship as of 2019 and a one-day international league as of 2020. A recent innovation created to reverse the trend is the introduction of day-night Test matches, which moves playing sessions to more spectator-friendly hours after dark.

Sports Crocodile likely to have killed missing Australian woman
Author: 0 Crocodile likely to have killed missing Australian woman

Police have found clothes and other items of interest belonging to Anne Cameron at the end of Four Mile Beach. A crocodile in Arnhem land. The human remains are undergoing forensic testing. On Facebook, Anne's granddaughter Isabella Eggins thanked those who helped in the extensive search for her nan. "We have also located some biological matter which we believe to be human remains and these are being tested in Cairns", Acting Inspector Ed Lukin said on Thursday.

Sports Del Potro turfs out Alexander Zverev
Author: 0 Del Potro turfs out Alexander Zverev

But Del Potro levelled by taking the second set on a tie-brack, and when the 29-year-old secured a break of serve in the decider the red midst descended on Zverev. Also on Thursday, Grigor Dimitrov continued to impress as he beat Sam Querrey 6-3 7-6 (7-3). "I think I didn't play well the first game of the match with my serve, but when I saw the stats on the TV, and I was winning more points returning than him, but I lost the set".

Author: 0 UFC Winnipeg Headlined by Robbie Lawler vs. Rafael dos Anjos

Now Lawler will look to pick up a win over another former champion to put himself into position to potentially battle for the title again in 2018. ESPN.com ranks Lawler and dos Anjos the Nos. Since moving up, dos Anjos is 2-0, including a one-sided submission victory over Neil Magny at UFC 215 last month. In what is shaping up to be the co-main event, No.

Sports Most pro sports teams have stopped staying at Trump hotels
Author: 0 Most pro sports teams have stopped staying at Trump hotels

Now, 16 of those teams have confirmed they stopped doing business with Trump. But it's unclear if the New Orleans Pelicans, who've also stayed at the once-popular spot for pro teams, will be in that number. Just two days earlier, James called Trump a "bum" for rescinding the invite . Among the latest to depart were the Raptors, Phoenix Suns, Houston Rockets, Sacramento Kings and Washington Wizards, who all dropped Trump SoHo this summer and made different arrangements for the upcoming season.

Sports Astros: How to take down the Yankees?
Author: 0 Astros: How to take down the Yankees?

Game one is Friday night at 8:08PM EST. The Astros won the season series against the Yankees, 5-2, but those games were played from May 11-14 and June 30-July 2. Yet, he was only able to pitch 4.1 innings, while still allowing 2 earn runs off two hits. Better yet, Judge was unable to hit a home run in this series.

Author: 0 Ring discovered around dwarf planet beyond Neptune

What should we know about Haumea? Oritz says there is more than one possible answer to that question. Astronomers believe there's another dwarf planet surrounded by objects orbiting in the space. That debris would have coalesced into the ring. Haumea's discovery in 2005 was contentious. The discovery, led by astronomer Jose Luis Ortiz from the Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía in Spain, took more than a little coordination to pull off.

Author: 0 Mark Hunt Threatens UFC With Lawsuit

Following his quick submission win over Gerald Harris at UFC 216 , Fabricio Werdum has been picked to replace Hunt against Tybura in the UFC Fight Night 121 headliner on November 19. The heavyweight already has an ongoing lawsuit with the UFC stemming from his fight with Brock Lesnar in July 2016. "I would be like "I'm tough, I'm fine, I'm good, I got this, I know what I'm talking about, I've been doing this sport long enough, trust me" but it's just so evident in this case that it's ...

Sports Joe Namath admonishes Mike Ditka for 'oppression' blindness
Author: 0 Joe Namath admonishes Mike Ditka for 'oppression' blindness

I just see respect for their own individual opinions. The idea that they should be able to protest but not during business hours and surely not during a game and not in uniform and actually not at the stadium. Namath made the point most have forgotten in light of President Donald Trump's attack on players' protests, that the movement began past year with former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneeling during the anthem to raise awareness of racial inequality and prejudice in this country.

Sports Jack Wilshere is considering leaving Arsenal
Author: 0 Jack Wilshere is considering leaving Arsenal

Wilshere, whose deal expires in the summer of 2018, has been set a December deadline to convince Arsenal he is worthy of a new deal, which he can only justify with regular appearances and an injury-free spell in the team. "He doesn't have to leave Arsenal to be at the World Cup". Arsene Wenger appears settled with Granit Xhaka and Aaron Ramsey anchoring the midfield, meanwhile Mesut Ozil is expected to return to the first-team having recovered from a back problem.

Sports Wenger facing major injury headache ahead of Watford clash
Author: 0 Wenger facing major injury headache ahead of Watford clash

The Arsenal boss has admitted Sead Kolasinac is also struggling with a hip problem suffered playing for Bosnia. It means Mustafi isn't expected to be available before the November global break and will therefore miss Arsenal's next seven games including Premier League fixtures against Watford, Everton, Swansea and Manchester City.

Sports Arsene Wenger: 'I will assess fitness of Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez'
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger: 'I will assess fitness of Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez'

The prospect of losing the £42.5million signing from Real Madrid on a free transfer is too much for Wenger to contemplate with Alexis Sanchez also running down his deal. Mentally I will have to assess the situation when he comes back tomorrow". "It was a very physical game [against Brazil]". Wilshere has yet to make a Premier League appearance this season after recovering from a broken ankle but has played well in the Europa League and Carabao Cup.

Sports Nehra announces he will retire on November 1
Author: 0 Nehra announces he will retire on November 1

The 38-year-old Nehra was a surprise pick in the Indian team for the ongoing Twenty20 global series against Australia. Nehra, who was playing for the Indian Premier League side Sunrisers Hyderabad till last season, also made it clear that he will not the IPL.

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