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Alexander Zverev ousts Novak Djokovic, wins Italian Open

ROME — Alexander Zverev signaled his anticipated arrival among the tennis elite by defeating Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-3 Sunday to win the Italian Open. Zverev, 20, of Germany, became the youngest player to win a Masters 1000 event since Djokovic won in Miami a decade

Wenger admits talk on future played part in missing CL

Arsene Wenger admitted an “absolutely horrendous” environment at the club contributed to their failure to qualify for the Champions League and accepted his own situation was partly to blame. Goals from Hector Bellerin, Alexis Sanchez and Aaron Ramsey saw the Gunners claim a 3-1 victory

Turlough O’Connor hails ‘massive’ Carlow victory

Carlow defeating Wexford in the preliminary round of the Leinster football championship may have been a surprise to many, but not so for Turlough O’Brien who felt that something positive was happening in advance of the game to help his side. O’Brien’s troops recorded a

Eric Thames of Milwaukee Brewers leaves game with leg cramping

CHICAGO — Brewers slugger Eric Thames left Milwaukee’s game against the Chicago Cubs in the bottom of the fifth inning because of leg cramping. Thames went 0-for-3 on Sunday. He had a run-scoring groundout to first base in his last at-bat in the top of

Sergio Pettis-Brandon Moreno to headline UFC Fight Night in August

A flyweight showdown between Sergio Pettis and Brandon Moreno will headline UFC Fight Night on Aug. 5 in Mexico City. UFC officials announced the 125-pound bout on Sunday. The five-round, 125-pound contest will take place at Mexico City Arena. Pettis (15-2) was supposed to face