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Maria Sharapova may get spot in qualifying for French Open

Maria Sharapova‘s aim to play in the French Open is likely to be more complicated than she had hoped. According to the Daily Telegraph, Sharapova will not get an automatic bid into the main draw but could be granted a wild card into qualifying. She

Kieran McGeeney to be handed 12-week suspension

Armagh football manager Kieran McGeeney is to be handed a 12-week suspension. He’s believed to have picked up the ban following an alleged verbal altercation with linesman Joe McQuillan during the Allianz Football League clash against Antrim at the Athletic Grounds, which Armagh won by

Chelsea have their groove back as title grip tightens

Diego Costa ended his lean streak with a double as Premier League leaders Chelsea beat Southampton 4-2 to restore their seven-point advantage over Tottenham. Cesc Fabregas, Costa and Eden Hazard were substitutes in last Saturday’s FA Cup semi-final win over Spurs, largely because of the

Wladimir Klitschko’s top fights

Should Wladimir Klitschko, the former longtime heavyweight world champion, defeat Anthony Joshua on Saturday (live on Showtime at 4:15 p.m. ET, taped on HBO at 11 p.m. ET/PT) at sold-out Wembley Stadium in London, where a British-record boxing crowd of 90,000 will be on hand,

Billy Monger crash: Sister is teen driver’s ‘true hero’

Image copyright Jakob Ebrey Photography Image caption Billy Monger said his sister “gave me the will to keep fighting” A teenage racing driver who had both legs amputated after a crash at Donington Park has said his sister has been his “one true hero”. Billy

Lightweight Al Iaquinta calls out Dana White, UFC

Promising UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta says he doesn’t know if he’ll fight again, despite a recent win over Diego Sanchez in Nashville. Iaquinta (13-3-1) has looked like a potential title contender since signing with the UFC in 2012, but the 29-year-old says lack of pay

Lightweight Al Iaquinta calls out Dana White, UFC

Promising UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta says he doesn’t know if he’ll fight again, despite a recent win over Diego Sanchez in Nashville. Iaquinta (13-3-1) has looked like a potential title contender since signing with the UFC in 2012, but the 29-year-old says lack of pay

Sharks Couture had 2 face fractures along with injured mouth

SAN JOSE, Calif. — San Jose Sharks center Logan Couture played in the postseason despite two fractures in his face along with the plastic and wiring in his mouth that kept his teeth in place. Couture revealed more details of the injuries sustained when a