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An elbow injury has compelled Novak Djokovic to call time on the rest of the 2017 tennis season. The injury is describes as chronic and it caused his retirement in his Wimbledon quarterfinal match against Tomas Berdych. The decision means that he will miss the 2017 U.S. Open at Forest Hills, New York in late

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For any of myriad reasons, good and bad, being compared to Tiger Woods is not the way Jordan Spieth would like to go forward at this juncture of his professional golfing career. When Spieth closed with an improbable stretch on the final five holes of the 2017 Open Championship, the rush to conjure up comparisons

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Stiff upper lip takes on new meaning in the wake of the disclosure that Chris Lynn will miss all of the summer Big Bash cricket games to have surgery on his shoulder. His was most definitely not a case of Patrick Dangerfield-like malingering by any stretch. A shoulder so damaged that an MRI revealed that

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Jordan Spieth has won the 2017 British Open Championship at Royal Birkdale in spectacular, dramatic fashion. Starting the fourth round with a two shot cushion, his golf through the first 12 holes could be described as mediocre by professional standards. On the 13th, he drove into trouble, so much in fact, that it took 20

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Despite the controversial nature of the decision, FIA, the governing body of the Formula 1 racing series, drivers will receive extra head protection next year from a device referred to as the Halo cockpit protection device. The move by the FIA caught many by surprise, coming as it did following a meeting where a majority

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Even though the overall general classification standings in the 2017 Tour De France have not changed amongst the top four riders, Chris Froome and his powerful Team Sky mates have sent a clear and unambiguous message to the rest of the peloton. Froome finished the 16th stage; a mid-difficulty climbing stage that includes category three

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The axe fell on the neck of Dave Gettleman, the general manager of the NFL’s Carolina Panthers, just a little over a week before the official start of training camp for the 2017 – 2018 NFL season. The Panthers fell off severely last season, ending with a 6 – 10 record that kept them out

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The cyclists in the 2017 Tour De France have an off day today, the last day of rest before they resume the final six stages to determine the 2017 champion. It is truly five stages at this point, however, as the final stage is traditionally a ceremonial parade through the streets of Paris. This year’s

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Fortune favours the bold, it is said, but even if he was bold, Roger Federer was certainly favoured when any and all threats to his pursuit of his eighth Wimbledon victory and his record 19th Grand Slam win were forced out by injury. The group that was unable to path through included Andy Murray, who

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There is always that weighing game professional athletes must play in deciding whether to chase glory in exchange for less in the way of salary, or to take a big check and hope to contribute to a resurgence by a lesser team. That says dual North Melbourne Kangaroos’ player David King, is something that may

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