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Tennis star Serena Williams' plan to return to competition in 2018 will depend on how quickly her body recovers from giving birth this fall and how hard she trains through her pregnancy, said researchers who study pregnancy in high-performing athletes.
  • Minnesota Wild face brick wall in Blues goalie Jake Allen, lose

    Minnesota Wild face brick wall in Blues goalie Jake Allen, lose

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    Game Two of the Blues vs Wild playoff series will be Friday night in Minnesota with the Blues looking to take a 2-0 series lead. Minnesota's 3.21 goals-per-game average ranked second only to Pittsburgh's 3.39 in the regular season. "It's disappointing we didn't get that one", he said. "I just hopped on the ice - it happened pretty quick", Schwartz said. Charlie Coyle and Jason Zucker, who had six shots on goal apiece, were particularly snake-bitten with Coyle's stick snapping during his ...
  • Wilson scores in OT as Caps survive scare to beat Leafs

    Wilson scores in OT as Caps survive scare to beat Leafs

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    However, the goal was waved off by the referees, who ruled Leafs centre Nazem Kadri interfered with Holtby as the shot came in. Rielly will probably replace Zaitsev on the second power play unit and Martin Marincin will be take over Hunwick's penalty killing responsibility alongside Roman Polak .
  • Tim Tebow homers twice, strikes out 5 times in 1st series

    Tim Tebow homers twice, strikes out 5 times in 1st series

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    Even playing a different sport can't get Tebow away from the naysayers. With the help of Tebow, the Fireflies just won all four games in their series against Augusta. Tebow added a second home run on Sunday, a three-run shot to right field. Other than the two home runs, he has one other hit and has struck out five times in 13 total at-bats.
  • Diego Costa 'happy' at Chelsea but future questions remain amid London hint

    Diego Costa 'happy' at Chelsea but future questions remain amid London hint

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    The Spain worldwide has been a key figure for the Blues this season, with his 18-goal return helping to guide them to the top of the table. His record in 2017 now stands at three League goals in 10 matches. Five wins from their last seven games will now be enough for Conte to claim a title in his first season of English football, and Alonso claims he and his team-mates will treat every remaining game like a cup final.
  • Pineda takes perfect game into 7th; Yanks beat Rays

    Pineda takes perfect game into 7th; Yanks beat Rays

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    Agitated Yankee fans have berated Martha Stewart on Twitter after believing she "jinxed" pitcher Michael Pineda into missing out on a no-hitter on Monday afternoon. LHP Blake Snell (0-1) will pitch for the Rays. "He had control of his emotions, he had control of his pitches, he had control of the game", catcher Austin Romine said.
  • Browns announce 2017 preseason schedule

    Browns announce 2017 preseason schedule

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    Here's how it shapes up for the black and gold, who travel the first two weeks. Following joint practices in Houston before the second preseason tilt for both clubs in 2016, New Orleans dropped a 16-9 exhibition to the Texans at NRG Stadium on August 20.
  • Yankees worth big league-high $3.7 billion

    Yankees worth big league-high $3.7 billion

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    Forbes reported Mike Ozanian notes that the Miami Marlins recently had a handshake deal to sell the franchise for $1.6 billion, although that deal fizzled. But values can be tricky to peg because the prestige associated with a sports franchise and the scarcity of franchises available to purchase can drive up prices.
  • A long, tearful road to a major for Sergio Garcia

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    On a picture-perfect Sunday, on what would have been the 60th birthday of his countryman and idol, Seve Ballesteros, the 37-year-old Spaniard made a birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff to beat Justin Rose. I felt cool, calm and collected. The Spaniard and Englishman began the final round sharing top spot on the leaderboard, with American young guns Rickie Fowler and 2015 victor Jordan Spieth in hot pursuit.
  • Alonso supplies art as Chelsea respond to Spurs

    Alonso supplies art as Chelsea respond to Spurs

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    Eden Hazard's wonderful finish carried Chelsea ever closer to the Premier League title as the Blues saw off Bournemouth 3-1 at Dean Court. The win sees Chelsea stay seven points clear of nearest rivals Spurs, with the title nearly in reach.
  • 'Below average' hurricane season forecast for 2017

    'Below average' hurricane season forecast for 2017

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    In a report released Thursday, the university predicts 11 named Atlantic storms, of which four will strengthen to hurricane level and two will reach category three or higher. The CSU team has been issuing annual hurricane prediction reports since 1984 under the direction of William Gray. This is the team's 34th forecast.