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Sports Katie Taylor dominates Victoria Bustos to become unified world champion
Author: 0 Katie Taylor dominates Victoria Bustos to become unified world champion

A small but significant act that continues to show why Taylor is always considered the Irish people's champion inside and outside of the ring. The 31-year-old Bray-native commanded the fight from the very first bell, attacking Bustos with her jab in the first three rounds as the limited Argentinian struggled to gain a foothold in the bout.

Sports Nadal wins 11th Barcelona Open title
Author: 0 Nadal wins 11th Barcelona Open title

The triumph was greeted by ticker-tape and a video review of all his titles on the centre court in Barcelona which now bears his name. Notably, he has won 46 sets consecutively which in itself is a record. The world No. 1 took just 40 minutes to win the first set 6-2, as he outclassed his 19-year-old opponent. Tsitsipas was the youngest finalist in Barcelona since 2005 and was looking to become the first unseeded champion in the tournament since Gaston Gaudio in 2002.

Sports Harden's 41 points lead Rockets over Jazz in Game 1, 110-96
Author: 0 Harden's 41 points lead Rockets over Jazz in Game 1, 110-96

When the Rockets acquired Chris Paul from the Los Angeles Clippers, there were quite a few questions about how he would fit with Harden. After trailing by as many as 27 points, the Jazz mounted a comeback in the fourth quarter, closing the gap to just 11 points with 10 minutes remaining.

Sports Man City Trounce West Ham, Chase More EPL Records
Author: 0 Man City Trounce West Ham, Chase More EPL Records

Pep Guardiola has now seen his side score 13 goals here in three games; just three fewer than David Moyes has witnessed in almost six months traipsing back and forth to this ill-fated venue. City weren't finished yet and Fernandinho buried Sterling's pass in the 64th minute to seal the rout. While many sides have come unstuck against Manchester City this season, the timing for West Ham could not have been worse.

Sports Liverpool-Roma - Roma earn lifeline against five-star Liverpool
Author: 0 Liverpool-Roma - Roma earn lifeline against five-star Liverpool

Liverpool officials are set to join representatives from Roma and UEFA as well as Italian police and security on Friday to discuss "specific ongoing concerns" surrounding Wednesday's game. We didn't give any space away; it was not that we were completely open because we are all offensive and then they had one chance after the other. A graffiti portrait of Salah adorns the walls outside a Cairo coffee shop, and even people not usually interested in football were talking excitedly about ...

Sports Fellaini's late winner ruins Wenger's warm welcome at Old Trafford
Author: 0 Fellaini's late winner ruins Wenger's warm welcome at Old Trafford

Ahead of Arsene Wenger's final game at Old Trafford as the Arsenal manager, their team coach got slapped with a £60 parking fine on Sunday morning. But although United's attack was depleted by an injury that forced Romelu Lukaku off early in the second half, Jose Mourinho's men came up with a later victor.

Sports Fulmer, Palka, White Sox beat KC 8-0 to open doubleheader
Author: 0 Fulmer, Palka, White Sox beat KC 8-0 to open doubleheader

Skoglund (1-2) gave up Anderson's homer five pitches into the game and then retired the next 15 hitters before Omar Narvaez opened the sixth with a single. "Obviously, a lot of excitement and adrenaline, but it didn't exactly go the way I wanted it to", Oaks said. I'm going to learn a lot from this. The long ball, a three-run shot off Burch Smith in the seventh, nearly didn't happen.

Sports Steelers draft Western Michigan tackle Chukwuma Okorafor
Author: 0 Steelers draft Western Michigan tackle Chukwuma Okorafor

Rudolph set a school record for passing yards in a half, Washington went over 100 yards receiving and they both sat the final 1½ quarters in a 38-point thrashing of the University of Pittsburgh . During his four years as a Cowboy he passed for 13,618 yards, 92 touchdowns and 26 interceptions to go along with a 63.2 completion percentage. We had two [seventh-round picks].

Sports Essien Urges Chelsea …To Keep Faith With Conte
Author: 0 Essien Urges Chelsea …To Keep Faith With Conte

We are talking about an important player with great experience. We'll see [if he'll be fit to play this season]. The Clarets subsequently charged into what proved to be an irretrievable 3-0 lead and the fingers of blame pointed squarely at the skipper.

Sports Celtic are champions of Scotland for seventh straight season
Author: 0 Celtic are champions of Scotland for seventh straight season

BC-SOC-Champion-Celtic, 154Celtic clinches Scottish league title by thrashing RangersAP Photo LON819, LON818Eds: APNewsNow. A 5-0 win moved Brendan Rodgers' side one victory away from an unprecedented second straight domestic treble. Further goals from Tom Rogic and Callum McGregor in the 47th and 53rd minutes added to Rangers' humiliation, as Celtic Park went into party mode.

Sports Vettel to start Azerbaijan GP from pole position
Author: 0 Vettel to start Azerbaijan GP from pole position

Neither finished in the top three in Shanghai two weeks ago. Besides the tendency of Verstappen to collide with his rivals, Red Bull is also struggling to match Ferrari's qualifying pace. Instead, the Dutch driver locked up while braking and skidded sideways into the tyre wall with 55 minutes remaining, sitting out the remainder of the session while his mechanics prepared to rebuild the auto.

Sports Former NASCAR driver James Hylton and son killed in auto accident
Author: 0 Former NASCAR driver James Hylton and son killed in auto accident

Hylton, 83, started more than 600 races in NASCAR's national series in a career that spanned six decades. With that said, ARCA will continue operating independently until after the 2019 season, at which point NASCAR plans to better align its interests beyond just the three national tours - now known as Monster Energy Cup, Xfinity and Camping World Trucks.

Sports Michael Kim and Andrew Putnam lead PGA's Zurich Classic team event
Author: 0 Michael Kim and Andrew Putnam lead PGA's Zurich Classic team event

Defending champions Jonas Blixt and Cameron Smith will also miss the weekend's action after an erratic four-over 76 saw them finish at three-under - the same score as British pairing Ross Fisher and Jamie Donaldson. While we won't get to see Charlie Wi and K.J. Choi walk up to "Gangnam Style" or Harold Varner III and Robert Garrigus swagger up to "Ebony and Ivory", as both teams missed the cut, we'll see Kisner and Brown walk up to "Slippery" by Migos and Charley Hoffman and Nick Watney ...

Sports Bellator 198 Results: Fedor Emelianenko Knocks Out Frank Mir
Author: 0 Bellator 198 Results: Fedor Emelianenko Knocks Out Frank Mir

That was quickly followed up by a big right hand which sent Fedor to the canvas but he managed to compose himself and instead, slammed Mir to the canvas in return. "I'm too good. I said it, like this is another level". "Because I know him from an absolutely different side". "In public, definitely, his behavior is challening", he said.

Sports Bears pick Western Kentucky linebacker Joel Iyiegbuniwe in 4th round
Author: 0 Bears pick Western Kentucky linebacker Joel Iyiegbuniwe in 4th round

Fitts played in 13 games and collected 41 tackles, eight tackles for a loss, seven sacks and 10 passes defensed. The Bears have filled several of their needs in a balanced draft. Nichols ran a 4.95 40 at the Combine. "Obviously we added some guys in free agency there with Lynch", he said. Miller wasn't the biggest name at receiver going into this draft, but he arguably is the best bet to make an immediate impact among the receivers picked so far.

Sports Stephen Curry won't play in Game 1 vs. Pelicans
Author: 0 Stephen Curry won't play in Game 1 vs. Pelicans

Game 2 had better wake New Orleans up, or this series could end up being one of the most disappointing of the entire playoffs. Monday NBA Live, Basketball Preview & Score, what time do Warriors play Monday night, when is the Broadcast next game, channel for Warriors game today Warriors, what time do the Pelicans vs Warriors play today, Warriors schedule, what time do the Pelicans play on thanksgiving, what time do the Warriors play, Warriors schedule 2015, what channel does the ...

Sports Blues lose draft lottery, so Flyers have two first-round picks
Author: 0 Blues lose draft lottery, so Flyers have two first-round picks

Due to the way the draft lottery works, Vancouver would've either been pulled to pick ninth, eighth, seventh, or in the top three. Sportsnet now ranks Swedish defenseman Rasmus Dahlin , Russian forward Andrei Svechnikov and Czech forward Filip Zadina as the top three prospects.

Sports OR running back Royce Freeman drafted by Denver Broncos
Author: 0 OR running back Royce Freeman drafted by Denver Broncos

The Broncos should get immediate production from one of the most freakish pass rushers in the draft, and Chubb will get a chance to learn from the best pass rusher in the game. "I feel like it's huge", he said of playing in the NY market. I think if he went to a solid team like the Broncos he would be an ok quarterback who would keep the job for a few years.

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