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Tennis News Today: World No. 1 Iga Swiatek Knocked Out in Canadian Open Third Round Nike Releases Serena Williams Career Progression Video

The top players continue to be clustered at the Canadian Open, with world No. 1 Iga Swiatek the latest loss. She lost in three sets to Beatriz Haddad Maia. Serena Williams has adapted her game from time to time throughout her two-decade career. Nike has now released a video looking at her evolution in the …

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“You just steal the joy out of a lot of things when you just compare”

Draymond Green recently admitted that he thinks comparing eras is pointless and that the game of basketball is uninteresting. Along with Washington Wizards forward Kyle Kuzma, both stars share a sense of being compared to past generations. Comparisons between players and teams of yesterday and today have been around for a long time in the …

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Tennis fans react as Stefanos Tsitsipas hits a dangerous shot straight at Jack Draper in Canadian Open 3R clash

Stefanos Tsitsipas angered tennis fans on social media when he missed a forehand by a mile during his third-round clash against Jack Draper at the 2022 Canadian Open in Montreal. Although he appeared to have aimed his shot straight at Draper, the Greek made no apologies for his miss and instead asked the referee for …

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The MLBPA rejects MLB’s international draft proposal, leaving the bid qualification system in place

The Major League Baseball Players Association formally rejected MLB’s latest proposal for an international draft on Monday, a deadline for both sides to reach an agreement on a long-running issue with major ramifications. The absence of a draft means the qualifying-offer system and international signing period will each remain as they are. The two sides …

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Luke Hughes is gaining experience through an intense schedule

PLYMOUTH, Mich. — Luke Hughes has such a busy schedule, the New Jersey Devils prospect sometimes has a hard time keeping it straight. The 18-year-old defenseman played one game for the United States at the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship in Edmonton and Red Deer, Alberta, before the tournament was canceled on Dec. 29 due …

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Mail: Robertson’s future, Islanders offseason, best in Metropolitan

If you were given the keys to an expansion team, where would it be and how would you build the team? Flashy like Vegas? Slow and methodical construction like Seattle? Or somewhere in between? — @Rob_Oswald The NHL is not adding a 33rd franchise anytime soon. But my initial thought for my fictitious team location: …

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Arkansas Razorbacks football still feels like an underdog coming into the offseason of change

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Arkansas won nine football games last season for the first time since Bobby Petrino’s last two seasons in 2010 and 2011, but the Hogs aren’t exactly feeling the love entering Year 3 under Sam Pittman. “In previous years, Arkansas has always slept and we’re still dirt under the rug,” junior quarterback KJ …

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Ukrainian tennis player Lesia Tsurenko laments lack of support for her home country in her sport

PARIS — Words like “invasion” and “politics,” “ban” and “boycott” are suddenly part of everyday discourse in tennis, as they are in many segments of society, indeed, and for the Ukrainian professional player Lesia Tsurenko these are not abstract concepts. Her country is under attack from Russia. He weighs it constantly. Taking the court to …

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