Wozniacki calls for Wimbledon seeding for 183rd-ranked Serena

Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki has called for 23-time grand slam winner Serena Williams to be seeded at next month's Wimbledon Championships ahead of the All England Club's meeting on Tuesday. Williams, a seven-time winner of the Wimbledon singles title, could miss out on being named as one of the 32 seeds after she took maternity leave for the birth […]

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Rangers know youth won’t be enough when season begins

There is no question the Rangers are extremely excited just looking at the sheet of names of the players attending this week’s prospect development camp at the MSG training facility in Westchester. But general manager Jeff Gorton is also well aware that he can’t run out a team of mostly young, inexperienced players in front of Henrik Lundqvist when the […]

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Mets find brutal new way to lose as streak hits seven

The Marlins are trying to lose and the Mets now have fewer wins than Derek Jeter’s barren team. Maybe Mickey Callaway was right: The Mets are learning a lot these days — like finding a new rock bottom seemingly every game. They are coming up with new and inventive ways to lose each night. After getting the whole “not being […]

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Raiders star Joe Tapine stranded in Denver

The Canberra Raiders are set to be without Joe Tapine for another day after an electrical storm left the New Zealand back-rower stranded in Denver. Tapine will have just four days to shake off jet lag and prepare for an NRL showdown but is set to be named by Raiders coach Ricky Stuart to face the Brisbane Broncos at Suncorp […]

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Fittler earns Origin call on future after series win

Brad Fittler's reward for leading NSW to State of Origin's promised land will be an extension to his existing two-year deal, paving the way for the Blues coach to be at the helm until the end of 2020. Fairfax Media understands Fittler will now have the call on whether he will stay on as NSW coach beyond 2019 after wrapping […]

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Charlotte Flair goes naked for ESPN

Charlotte Flair stripped down fully naked in a photoshoot for ESPN’s Body Issue. The WWE star is one of 16 athletes to bare all in a collection of snaps, with Saquon Barkley and Greg Norman also stripping down. Flair, 32, has revealed how she wants to be an inspiration for young girls — insisting she wants to be seen as […]

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic shows off intricate buttock tattoos in naked snaps for ESPN Body Issue and reveals his Manchester United rehab struggles

The former Manchester United star, 36, might have been making an art of playing up front and scoring during his incredible career. But it's his rear end that has raised eyebrows, with two intricate mandala-style designs in blue, one on each cheek. The Swede was posing in the buff for the latest edition of ESPN's Body Issue, where sports stars – […]

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Borussia Dortmund chief issues update on Sokratis Papastathopoulos switch to Arsenal

Papastathopoulos, the Greek centre-back, has been at Dortmund since 2013 but is expected to leave for the Emirates this summer. He would become Unai Emery's third signing since taking charge, following Swiss defender Stephan Lichtsteiner and goalkeeper Bernd Leno. But Zorc suggested the move isn't imminent, telling German outlet Revier Sport: "It tends to go there, that's right. But things are […]

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Chelsea’s England youth star Trevoh Chalobah on verge of loan move to Ipswich

Chalobah, 18, followed his older brother Nathaniel through the Chelsea academy but is yet to make a first-team appearance. But a loan move to the Championship side will provide him with the chance to familiarise himself with professional football. The youngster was part of England Under-19s' European Championships-winning squad in 2017 and spent last season impressing in the club's development […]

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