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Nadal, Djokovic to meet for 51st time in Rome

Rome (AFP) – Novak Djokovic set up an Italian Open semi-final blockbuster against old rival Rafael Nadal after both former world number one players battled back in thrilling last-eight clashes on Friday. The Serb fought back against Kei Nishikori to earn a 2-6, 6-1, 6-3 win while top seed Nadal ...

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How one all-time NBA draft bust still impacts combine

CHICAGO – The collective groan could be heard through the clusters of scouts and NBA executive glitterati gathered here for the draft combine. The “Darko Effect” was on display Thursday when two more untested prospects decided not to participate in the five-on-five matchups for top prospects. Itinerant forward Billy Preston ...

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