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2 hrs ago | Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

Bernard Tomic could not take to the court for his second-round match

Fourth seed David Ferrer was handed a walkover into the third round of the US Open when opponent Bernard Tomic pulled out with hip problems.

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Related Topix: More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Bernard Tomic, David Ferrer, Australian Open, Dustin Brown, Jarkko Nieminen

6 hrs ago | Heraldseries.co.uk

Sean Dyche will look to inflict more misery on Manchester United

Burnley manager Sean Dyche believes it will take time for Manchester United to adapt to Louis van Gaal's 3-5-2 formation because it is so "radical."

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Related Topix: Rafael, Soccer Players, Michael Carrick, Chris Smalling, Jesse Lingard, Angel Di Maria

11 hrs ago | Thurrock Gazette

Arsene Wenger could yet make a late move in the transfer market

Arsene Wenger insists Arsenal can still challenge for the Barclays Premier League title even if they fail to sign cover for the injured Olivier Giroud.

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Related Topix: Soccer Players, Mikel Arteta, Theo Walcott, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal, Mesut Ozil

11 hrs ago | KFVS12

Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff in overhaul

Joan Rivers is in a New York City hospital, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball

15 hrs ago | Gazette Series

Andy Murray, pictured, was not troubled by Matthias Bachinger in New York

After his struggles with cramp against Robin Haase on Monday, which almost proved terminal to his hopes for the tournament, what was required against German qualifier Matthias Bachinger was a straightforward outing.

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Related Topix: Tennis Players, Matthias Bachinger, More Sports, Tennis, Andy Murray, Robin Haase

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Knutsford Guardian

Ian Ayre insists Liverpool can cope without the services of Luis Suarez

Liverpool are relishing the prospect of hosting reigning Champions League winners Real Madrid after the Reds were handed a glamorous return to the European stage.

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Related Topix: Soccer Players, Luis Suarez, Cristiano Ronaldo, World Soccer, More Sports, Borussia Dortmund, Daniel Sturridge, Chelsea

Darlington and Stockton Times

Mauricio Pochettino, pictured, gave credit to the resilience shown by Harry Kane

Mauricio Pochettino has been impressed by Harry Kane's attitude and aptitude since arriving at Tottenham - no more so than when he overcame an early penalty miss against AEL Limassol to set his side on course for the Europa League group stage.

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Related Topix: Soccer Players, Harry Kane, Andros Townsend, Sandro, Kyle Naughton, World Soccer, More Sports, Tottenham

The Washington Post

Top 25 Capsules

Kenny Hill broke Johnny Manziel's single-game passing record with 511 yards and No.

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Related Topix: Malcome Kennedy, Texas A&M University-Commerce NCAA, NCAA Sports, Texas A&M Aggies NCAA Football, NCAA Football, NCAA Women's Basketball, University of South Carolina NCAA, South Carolina Gamecocks Women's Basketball, Texas A&M Aggies Women's Basketball

Streatham Guardian

Serena Williams, pictured, breezed past Vania King 6-1 6-0 despite windy conditions

The two-time defending champion is perfectly capable of bulldozing her way through the toughest of draws but cannot now meet a top-10 rival until the semi-finals after Ana Ivanovic lost to Karolina Pliskova.

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Related Topix: Tennis Players, More Sports, Vania King, Tennis, Serena Williams, Ana Ivanovic, Kaia Kanepi, Flavia Pennetta, Agnieszka Radwanska

Streatham Guardian

Novak Djokovic had the easiest of matches as he eased into the third round of the US Open

Novak Djokovic dropped just four games against Paul-Henri Mathieu as he coasted into the third round of the US Open.

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Related Topix: More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Novak Djokovic, Paul-Henri Mathieu, Wimbledon, Sam Querrey, Guillermo Garcia-Lopez

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Stewart returning to competition after fatal crash

Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus taken after he struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race.

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Related Topix: NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, Bryan Clauson, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Chase Austin, Boris Jurkovic, John Graham

NewsRadio540.com

Goodell Apologizes For Rice Decision, Changes Policy

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is apologizing for his decision in the Ray Rice domestic violence case, while also unveiling changes in the league's policy.

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Related Topix: Ray Rice, NFL Players, Baltimore Ravens, NFL Football

Washington Times

Roger Goodell, NFL unveil harsh new penalties for domestic violence, sex assault

NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by Commissioner Roger Goodell.

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Related Topix: Ray Rice, NFL Players, Baltimore Ravens, NFL Football

Harwich and Manningtree Standard

Angel di Maria, left, was unveiled at Old Trafford alongside Louis van Gaal

The 26-year-old has been handed the club's famous number seven shirt, and his arrival has the potential to excite fans after a poor start to the season.

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Related Topix: Cristiano Ronaldo, Soccer Players

Harrow Times

Andrew Flintoff was spared a driving ban

Millionaire cricketer Andrew "Freddie" Flintoff has escaped a driving ban for speeding in his Bentley after arguing "exceptional hardship" to magistrates.

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Related Topix: Cricket, England, Ireland

Streatham Guardian

Alastair Cook has much to ponder ahead of the second one-day international

Alastair Cook needs to find some effective answers quickly if England are to avoid making a damaging false start to their World Cup preparations.

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Related Topix: Cricket, England, India, Sri Lanka, New Zealand

The Northern Echo

This could be Jenson Button's final season in F1

Jenson Button has revealed for the first time he could be forced to retire from Formula One at the end of the season.

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Related Topix: Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Jenson Button, McLaren, Ferrari, Fernando Alonso

Bucksfreepress.co.uk

Bayern Munich have made a move for Xabi Alonso

Bayern Munich are on the brink of signing Xabi Alonso from Real Madrid, according to the Bundesliga club's financial director Jan-Christian Dreesen.

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Related Topix: Soccer Players, Xabi Alonso, Pepe

York Press

Wayne Rooney is expected to be announced as England captain

England's post-World Cup era is set to begin with Wayne Rooney as captain and three uncapped players in a new-look squad.

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Related Topix: England World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Wayne Rooney, Soccer Players, Danny Rose, Ross Barkley, Steven Gerrard, Chris Smalling

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Freepressseries.co.uk

Paul Lambert, left, saw his side humbled by lower-league opponents again

Paul Lambert admitted his Aston Villa side were made to pay for not taking their chances after they were knocked out of the Capital One Cup by Leyton Orient.

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Related Topix: Soccer Players, Shay Given, Darren Bent, More Sports, Aston Villa

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