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Eye-popping: Wall, Wizards blow past LeBron, Cavs 127-115 (Yahoo Sports)

Posted: March 25, 2017 at 10:22 pm   /   Sports

LeBron James yanked off the tinted googles protecting his injured eye and flung them away. Washington’s faster-than-fast star scored 37 points, Bradley Beal added 27 and the Wizards again showed they’ll be a handful in the playoffs by beating James and the Cleveland Cavaliers 127-115 on Saturday night. Wall scored 18 in the first quarter, […]

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Nadal advances to start bid for 1st Key Biscayne (Yahoo Sports)

Posted: March 25, 2017 at 10:22 am   /   Sports

Rafael Nadal’s first fist pump Friday followed his second point in the Miami Open, when he kissed a forehand off the sideline to win a long rally. Thus began Nadal’s latest bid to win Key Biscayne. ”Against Novak – 6-5, 15-30,” Nadal said. Yahoo Sports – Tennis News

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Mattek-Sands upsets Svitolina at Miami Open; Safarova wins (Yahoo Sports)

Posted: March 23, 2017 at 10:22 pm   /   Sports

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Bethanie Mattek-Sands picked up her first top-10 victory since 2015, upsetting ninth-seeded Elina Svitolina 7-5, 6-4 on Thursday to reach the Miami Open’s third round. Yahoo Sports – Tennis News

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Whiteside gets hurt late, leads Heat past Suns, 112-97 (Yahoo Sports)

Posted: March 22, 2017 at 10:22 am   /   Sports

Hassan Whiteside was enjoying a record-setting night. Whiteside needed 13 stitches postgame to close a cut in his right hand, overshadowing his 23-point, 14-rebound performance that helped the Miami Heat beat the Phoenix Suns 112-97 on Tuesday. The win put Miami back into playoff position in the Eastern Conference. Yahoo Sports – NBA News

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Angelique Kerber retakes No. 1 ranking from Serena Williams (Yahoo Sports)

Posted: March 21, 2017 at 10:22 am   /   Sports

Angelique Kerber is back at No. 1 in the WTA rankings, reclaiming that spot from Serena Williams. Williams reclaimed No. 1 in late January when she won the Australian Open for her 23rd Grand Slam title. Yahoo Sports – Tennis News

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Federer beats Wawrinka for tying 5th Indian Wells title (Yahoo Sports)

Posted: March 19, 2017 at 10:22 pm   /   Sports

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Forget the comeback talk. Roger Federer is back. Yahoo Sports – Tennis News

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While the Big 3 get rest, Clippers rout Cavaliers 108-78 (Yahoo Sports)

Posted: March 19, 2017 at 10:32 am   /   Sports

When the Cleveland Cavaliers decided to rest LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love in the same game, they also provided a welcome boost to the Los Angeles Clippers, who got to sit their own starters for the entire fourth quarter of a predictably one-sided victory. The fans paying for high-priced Staples Center seats, or […]

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Vesnina beats Venus Williams in 3 sets at Indian Wells (Yahoo Sports)

Posted: March 17, 2017 at 10:22 am   /   Sports

Elena Vesnina recovered after blowing three match points to beat Venus Williams 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 and reach the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open on Thursday night. Vesnina staved off six break points in the last game, falling behind 40-love to start, before closing out the 71-minute match with two forehand winners. Williams overcame three […]

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Federer beats Nadal, Djokovic loses at Indian Wells (Yahoo Sports)

Posted: March 15, 2017 at 10:22 pm   /   Sports

Roger Federer defeated Rafael Nadal 6-2, 6-3 at the BNP Paribas Open on Wednesday in a fourth-round match that saw the longtime rivals meeting much earlier in a tournament than usual. Federer broke Nadal four times in advancing to the quarterfinals in 68 minutes. Although Nadal owns a 23-13 lead in their series, Federer has […]

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Federer, Nadal win to set up early showdown at Indian Wells (Yahoo Sports)

Posted: March 15, 2017 at 10:22 am   /   Sports

Roger Federer edged Steve Johnson 7-6 (3), 7-6 (4) in a hard-serving duel at the BNP Paribas Open on Tuesday, setting up a fourth-round match against Rafael Nadal. Federer fired 12 aces – his fastest serve registering 131 mph – and never faced a break point against Johnson, who reached 136 on the radar gun […]

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