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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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James has triple-double, Cavs beat Pistons 128-96 (Yahoo Sports)

Posted: March 14, 2017 at 10:22 pm   /   Sports

LeBron James got his 52nd career triple-double Tuesday, and that doesn’t even count perhaps his most notable assist of the night. James had 16 points, 11 rebounds and 12 assists, Kyrie Irving had 26 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers used a blazing start to overpower the Detroit Pistons 128-96. James said he was surprised to […]

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