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Defending champion Lucie Safarova withdraws from Prague Open

PRAGUE — Defending champion Lucie Safarova withdrew from the Prague Open on Wednesday ahead of her second-round match against Kristyna Pliskova because of illness. Organizers said she was ill before the tournament and her condition worsened after her 3-6, 7-5, 6-3 victory over Kristina Kucova

Patriots file to trademark ‘unequivocally the sweetest’

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft said Tuesday night that winning Super Bowl LI was “unequivocally the sweetest” of his team’s five titles because of the league’s handling of Deflategate. It wasn’t the first time he used the phrase and it likely won’t be the

Suffering part of Juventus success story

Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini paid tribute to his side’s team spirit in the aftermath of their 2-0 Champions League semi-final first leg win against Monaco in the principality. Dani Alves provided both assists for Gonzalo Higuain’s goal and a final showdown against Real Madrid in

Ulster University pick up fine and McGlone hit with ban

Ulster University have been fined €2500 and former Tyrone All-Ireland Under-21 winner Ruairi McGlone has been hit with a three-match Higher Education GAA ban following the All-Ireland Intermediate colleges football final defeat to University of Limerick in March. UU have been found guilty of fielding

Retired Tony Romo to try to qualify for U.S. Open

ALEDO, Texas — Tony Romo’s next pursuit of a championship will be in golf. And it’s a long shot. A month after Romo retired, the former Dallas Cowboys quarterback is among nearly 9,500 players who signed up for the U.S. Open. He plays an 18-hole

Higuain strikes twice as Juventus beat Monaco

Gonzalo Higuain scored twice from Dani Alves passes to give Juventus a 2-0 victory and put them in control of their Champions League semi-final with Monaco ahead of next week’s second leg in Turin. The €90million summer signing from Napoli has been prolific as Juve