Sixers beat Bulls to even series

  • CHICAGO: Jrue Holiday scored 26 points, Lou Williams added 20 and Philadelphia beat Chicago 109-92 on Tuesday night to even their first-round series in the Bulls’ first game since Derrick Rose’s season-ending knee injury....
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Ultra-marathoner died from heart disease

  • ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexixo: A 12-mile run for Micah True was like an easy cruise. The ultra-marathon runner was used to tackling more than four times that distance over much more grueling terrain and under the hot Mexican sun.His body became conditioned with many miles under his belt, years of...
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Federer edges Raonic, Nadal thrashes Davydenko

  • MADRID: Roger Federer had to use all his guile and experience to battle back from a set down and see off fast-rising Canadian Milos Raonic 4-6 7-5 7-6 in the Madrid Open second round on Wednesday....
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Kuchar comes up clutch at Sawgrass

  • PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida: Matt Kuchar looked beyond the edge of the 16th green at a scene packed with enough stress it could wipe away even his smile.Across the water was an island green that was awaiting him Sunday in The Players Championship. The guy dressed all in orange and pumping his fist...
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Clippers advance, Heat clinch opener

  • MEMPHIS, Tennessee: The Los Angeles Clippers beat the Memphis Grizzlies 82-72 on Sunday to reach the second round of the NBA playoffs while the Miami Heat, led by MVP LeBron James, took another step toward the title they are expected to win by defeating Indiana in their series opener.James and...
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Woods will try for 5th Memorial Tournament win

  • DUBLIN, Ohio: Tiger Woods will try for a fifth Memorial Tournament title starting later this month. Woods has accepted an invitation to play in the tournament founded by Jack Nicklaus. So have Jason Day, Bill Haas and Sunday’s winner of the Players Championship, Matt Kuchar.The 37th Memorial will...
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Angel Darters capture EDSA title

  • Riyadh: Jun A. MallareAngel Darters clinched the championship trophy while Philip Agliam of John Derek Darters was named the Most Valuable Player (MVP) in the Kapamilya Air & Sea Cargo — 36th Expat Darters of Saudi Arabia (EDSA) Inter-Commercial Dart Team Tournament at the Java City Billiard...
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Chelsea, Bayern bid for glory in unexpected final

  • LONDON: When the draw for the later stages of the Champions League opened the way for Barcelona and Real Madrid to meet in the final in Munich, not many people would have placed their bets on one involving Bayern Munich and Chelsea....
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Nasr-Ahli showdown

  • JEDDAH: Under the patronage of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah, Al-Nasr from Riyadh and title holder Al-Ahli meet today in the final match for the King’s Cup....
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Lightning Liu strikes Olympic form

  • SHANGHAI: China’s Liu Xiang put himself in pole position for the Olympic 110m hurdles yesterday as he beat the world outdoor and indoor champions with a season-leading 12.97sec at the Shanghai Diamond League meet.On a wet track, the Athens 2004 gold-medallist won it comfortably from America’s...
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