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Tom Brady: ‘It’s not always what I want. It’s what we want as a family.’ What next for quarterback?
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Tom Brady: ‘It’s not always what I want. It’s what we want as a family.’ What next for quarterback?

Tom Brady will not have his shot at an eighth Super Bowl ring this season. Will he get another? Brady’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers were a casualty of what has been dubbed the best weekend of football in NFL history — falling agonizingly short of a 24-point second-half comeback against the Los Angeles Rams in one…MORE

Rafael Nadal overcomes stomach problem to beat Denis Shapovalov in five-set thriller
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Rafael Nadal overcomes stomach problem to beat Denis Shapovalov in five-set thriller

Rafael Nadal remains on track to make history at this year’s Australian Open after beating Denis Shapovalov in five sets — 6-3 6-4 4-6 3-6 6-3 — on Tuesday. The Spaniard is bidding to break the record for most men’s grand slam singles titles, a landmark he currently shares with Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic.…MORE

Australian Open relaxes rule against Peng Shuai protest T-shirt, Craig Tiley tells AFP
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Australian Open relaxes rule against Peng Shuai protest T-shirt, Craig Tiley tells AFP

The Australian Open will allow people to wear shirts that say “Where is Peng Shuai?” CEO of Tennis Australia Craig Tiley told Agence France-Presse (AFP) on Tuesday. His comments come several days after security guards shut down a small protest in support of the Chinese tennis player, in which protesters unfurled a banner saying, “Where…MORE

AFCON: Report into deadly stadium crush will focus on who closed gate that led to loss of lives
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AFCON: Report into deadly stadium crush will focus on who closed gate that led to loss of lives

The president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has said a report into a stadium crush in the Cameroonian capital of Yaoundé will center on who closed the gate at the Olembe Stadium. At least eight people were killed and 38 injured in Monday’s incident during the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) game between…MORE

AFCON: Underdog Comoros will have to face Cameroon without a recognized goalkeeper
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AFCON: Underdog Comoros will have to face Cameroon without a recognized goalkeeper

Comoros’ progress to the Africa Cup of Nations knockout stages has been the feel-good storyline of the tournament so far. The tiny island nation, Africa’s fourth smallest country and ranked 132nd in FIFA’s world rankings, stunned heavyweight Ghana 3-2 in the final group stage game to book its place in the round of 16. Comoros’…MORE

Australian Open criticized for stopping Peng Shuai protest
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Australian Open criticized for stopping Peng Shuai protest

The Australian Open is facing criticism over its handing of a small protest against the Chinese Communist Party’s alleged mistreatment of tennis player Peng Shuai. Protestors unfurled a banner reading ‘Where Is Peng Shuai’ during the match between China’s Wang Qiang and American Madison Keys and one of the protesters also wore a t-shirt with…MORE

Los Angeles Rams stave off furious Tampa Bay Buccaneers comeback to deny Tom Brady a shot at eighth ring
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Los Angeles Rams stave off furious Tampa Bay Buccaneers comeback to deny Tom Brady a shot at eighth ring

The Los Angeles Rams survived a Tom Brady-inspired Tampa Bay Buccaneers fightback to edge a pulsating 30-27 NFL playoff contest on Sunday. Having seen his team steamrolled to a 27-3 deficit with just over three minutes of the third quarter remaining, Brady looked set to write another fabled chapter in his legendary career as the…MORE

Patrick Mahomes goes ‘Grim Reaper’ as Kansas City Chiefs defeat the Buffalo Bills in epic back-and-forth overtime battle
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Patrick Mahomes goes ‘Grim Reaper’ as Kansas City Chiefs defeat the Buffalo Bills in epic back-and-forth overtime battle

Did we just watch one of the best games in NFL history? We definitely saw two great next generation quarterbacks on display at Arrowhead Stadium as Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes and Buffalo Bills QB Josh Allen put on an absolute clinic on Sunday night in an epic AFC divisional round clash in the…MORE

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