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The 29-year-old reacted angrily to a similar line of inquiry here, responding to the suggestion that it could have been a serious incident by saying: " It could have been, yes. Djokovic's imperious backhand has been a particular problem in recent months and he was choosing to rush into the net rather than prolong rallies.
  • Demonetisation has hurt prestige of Indian currency

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    Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke down while speaking at an event in Goa on Sunday as he talked about how he left his family and home because he had promised back in 2014 to make India corruption-free. In an apparent response to the criticism that the decision on black money was like a financial emergency, Modi said that the Congress had converted the country into a jail for 19 months whereas "I am only requesting you to bear with the problems arising out of my decision for only 50 days".
  • Manchester City beating Barcelona ´no surprise´ for Karanka

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    Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka says it was no surprise to see Saturday's opponents Manchester City beat Barcelona in the Champions League. Boro will go into the weekend with their confidence high after last week's 2-0 win over Bournemouth, despite the loss of star man Gaston Ramirez for the trip to City.
  • Illinois outlasts Northern Kentucky in 79-64 battle

    Illinois outlasts Northern Kentucky in 79-64 battle

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    Illinois Fighting Illini basketball got off to a slow start against an opponent that won less than ten games a season ago for the second consecutive game to open the new campaign. That highly-touted lineup had to fight for a win over Northern Kentucky, a team out of the Horizon League without a player over 6-foot-8 on the roster.
  • Straight back to Compton: Venus and Serena Williams go home

    Straight back to Compton: Venus and Serena Williams go home

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    Venus (left) and Serena Williams at the dedication of the Venus and Serena Williams Court of Champions in Compton, Calif. REX Shutterstock. "We are really excited to be here, like Venus said, we literally lived around the corner, just driving here brought back so many memories", Serena told reporters at the dedication ceremony.
  • Falcons - Eagles recap: Atlanta's worst game of the season stings

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    With plenty of rest before this game, many expected the Atlanta Falcons to come out dealing against a scuffling Eagles team. "They actually ran the same play back-to-back", McKelvin said. One was because they are deep in running backs. Bradford was 31 of 39 for 307 yards, two touchdowns and the interception that Smith tipped and caught with 5:44 left.
  • Cleveland Browns Embarrass Themselves on Very First Play of the Game

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    They would rather focus on the benefits of a victory, which would thrust Baltimore into sole possession of first place in the AFC North, a half-game ahead of the Steelers. I don't think he's going to be disappointed or hurt or all of a sudden hurt his confidence because I took him out. In April, Hue Jackson said "trust me" when the Cleveland Browns drafted Cody Kessler .
  • Seattle Seahawks goal-line stance sinks New England Patriots 31-24

    Seattle Seahawks goal-line stance sinks New England Patriots 31-24

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    But the Patriots won't have much time to recover, with a cross-country trip to San Francisco up next. "If you are a true professional, and you go to work and want to live up to your contract, all that stuff can't permeate your brain or part of who you are or in that locker room".
  • Lampard to leave New York City

    Lampard to leave New York City

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    He made 31 appearances for NY, scoring 15 goals, including the club's first hat-trick in a win over the Colorado Rapids which ensured NY qualified for the play-offs for the first time this season. New York City were beaten by Toronto in this season's Eastern Conference semi-finals. " On and off the pitch he has been a fantastic ambassador ", Reyna said.
  • Budweiser Turned Around This Incredible Cubs World Series Ad Overnight

    Budweiser Turned Around This Incredible Cubs World Series Ad Overnight

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    Meanwhile, a Cubs fan who confronted Bartman after his blunder in the 2003 game now says he's sorry. Chicago's Lynn Sweet has the definitive breakdown of Clinton's baseball flip-flopping, but one interview in particular stands out. Live World Series Championship Parade & Rally coverage to also be streamed on CSNChicago.com and also available via the NBC Sports app! Nilson said that her bucket list now has an added check mark on it, thanks to the Cubs' win.
  • Milos Raonic shrugs off injury concerns with impressive victory

    Milos Raonic shrugs off injury concerns with impressive victory

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    Monfils, who was making his bow at this tournament at the age of 30, had produced the more memorable moments with a "no-look" dropshot and "slam dunk" smash, but he needed to call upon his fighting qualities at the start of the second set as Raonic pressed for the early break once again.