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Andy Murray, 2015 Dubai Championships

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Andy Murray upset by teenager Borna Coric

Andy Murray got a taste of 18-year-old Borna Coric's pursuit of the extraordinary as the Croatian pulled off one of the biggest upsets of his nascent tennis career with a straight sets victory over the world No. 3.

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2021 Confederations Cup won't be in Qatar

First the World Cup, now its little brother: FIFA has announced that the Qatari summer will be too hot to hold the Confederations Cup in 2021, and the tournament will thus be moved.

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Afghanistan wins 1st-ever cricket World Cup match

Afghanistan achieved an historic victory Thursday as it beat Scotland to win its first ever cricket World Cup match.

Appearing at the tournament for the first time, the war-torn country beat the Scots by one wicket with just three balls to spare -- s...

closeup of basketball seams, ball

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Basketball teams banned for throwing game

Two major high school girls basketball teams have been banned from postseason play after allegedly throwing a game.

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FIFA rules out compensation for 2022 World Cup switch

A bad week for European football continued on Wednesday when world governing body FIFA announced it will not compensate clubs if the 2022 World Cup is moved to November-December.

Keith Olbermann

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Olbermann suspended over Penn State tweets

ESPN has suspended anchor Keith Olbermann for the remainder of the week over a Twitter spat that the anchor had with fans of Penn State University.

Early Monday, a Penn State supporter tweeted at Olbermann with the university's trademark slogan: "We A...

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Qatar 2022: No Christmas Day World Cup final

The 2022 World Cup should be played in November and December, but don't worry -- the final won't ruin your Christmas holidays.

A FIFA task force has recommended that the tournament in Qatar be moved from its traditional June and July slot, but the org...

Mayweather vs Pacquiao

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Only high-rollers get ringside seats for Mayweather-Pacquiao

The MGM Grand only wants high rollers sitting ringside for the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao bout on May 2, so tickets will only be available to customers that have a $250,000 line of credit with the casino.

Mayweather vs Pacquiao

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Biggest payday in sports

The Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight on May 2 will probably be the single biggest payday for any professional athlete ever.

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Michael Phelps: 'She said yes'

Record-setting Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps is taking the plunge.

The gold medalist is engaged to girlfriend Nicole Johnson, according to their verified social media accounts.

The couple announced the news early Sunday morning on their Twitter and In...

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Vandy's Stallings apologizes after yelling at player

Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings apologized Thursday night for an "inappropriate comment" after television cameras caught him yelling at Commodores guard Wade Baldwin following a 73-65 victory over Tennessee.

Kyle Busch

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Kyle Busch released from hospital following foot surgery

Kyle Busch has been released from the hospital following surgery on his left foot after breaking it during a crash at Daytona International Speedway.


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Travis Kvapil's NASCAR car stolen from hotel before race

Police say Travis Kvapil's NASCAR Sprint Cup car has been stolen ahead of a race this weekend near Atlanta.


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Busch crash leading to additional SAFER barriers at tracks

International Speedway is developing a plan for the installation of additional SAFER barriers at Daytona and Talladega, and will review the safety standards at its other racetracks.

Joe Gibbs Racing driver Kyle Busch

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David Ragan, Erik Jones to replace Kyle Busch at Atlanta

David Ragan will drive Kyle Busch's car in the Sprint Cup Series this weekend at Atlanta, while 18-year-old Erik Jones will drive Busch's car in the Xfinity Series.

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Redskins: Canceling trademark violates free-speech rights

Lawyers for the Washington Redskins are telling a judge that the team's free-speech rights will be infringed upon if a federal panel's decision to cancel the team's trademarks is allowed to stand.

Stewart-Haas sticks with fill-in Regan Smith in Atlanta

Stewart-Haas Racing is sticking with Regan Smith in place of suspended driver Kurt Busch.

Joe Gibbs Racing driver Kyle Busch

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Gibbs unsure how long Kyle Busch will be sidelined

Joe Gibbs does not know how long Kyle Bush will be sidelined with a broken right leg and left foot from a crash at Daytona International Speedway.









William Fleming takes on Pulaski County in high school hoops

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