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Caroline Wozniacki Forgot To Take The Money, $1.45 Million!

Tennis sweetheart Caroline Wozniacki, currently holding the seventh spot in the world rankings, was said to be more excited about New York Fashion Week than her U.S. Open runner-up winnings. She was apparently so excited that she left the tournament without claiming her $1.45M prize money. After losing to her close personal friend Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final …

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Amy Van Dyken Stays Positive After ATV Accident

On June 6, former gold medal-winning Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken’s life changed forever following an ATV wreck in which she severed her spinal chord. While doctors were able to perform surgery to save Amy’s life, she was left paralyzed below the waist, with no feeling at all in her legs or toes. Despite the huge setback for such a …

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Ernests Gulbis Ends Roger Federer’s 9-Year Streak, Advances To Quarterfinals

On Sunday, Latvian tennis pro Ernests Gulbis defeated Roger Federer and advanced to the quarterfinals. Gulbis also ended Federer’s 9-year streak of joining the final 8 at Roland Garros. After their match, which lasted 3 hours and 42 minutes, Gulbis said “I’ve been playing very well in France. I won tournaments in Marseille and Nice (in 2014). Hopefully Paris is …

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Maria Sharapova Doesn’t Take Ernests Gulbis’ Sexist Remarks Seriously

Ernests Gulbis from Latvia, 25, made sexist comments when reporters asked him about his two younger sisters who also play tennis. He said that he wishes his sisters would not pursue professional tennis, as it’s tough for a woman. “A woman needs to enjoy life a little bit more. Needs to think about family needs to think about kids. What …

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Angelique Kerber Out Of French Open After Losing To Eugenie Bouchard

On Sunday, Eugenie Bouchard propelled to the French Open quarterfinals when she beat Angelique Kerber of Germany with a score of 6-1, 6-2. The match was over in 52 minutes. After the match, Bouchard said, “I believe I can play with the best girls out there. She’s top 10, so I respect her. She can play some really good tennis. …

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Serena Williams Demolished At French Open

On Wednesday, Serena and Venus Williams both lost in the second round. They were looking forward to playing with each other, but it seems that they will both be going home early. Had they won against their opponents, they would have met at the third round. Garbiñe Muguruza is a 20-year-old Spanish-Venezuelan tennis player. She beat Serena with a score …

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Devon Baulkman Will Attend University Of Tennessee And Join Volunteer Program

Junior college guard Devon Baulkman has officially agreed to attend the University of Tennessee and join the Volunteers basketball program headed by Coach Donnie Tyndall. Baulkman signed the paperwork on Tuesday. Baulkman, the 6’5” guard, has been attending the Gulf Coast State College for the past 2 years. He will be enrolling at the University of Tennessee for his junior …

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Lydia Ko: Golf Prodigy Wins Swinging Skirts World Ladies Masters

One look at Lydia Ko, and you might not guess that this unassuming young woman is one of the top players in professional golf today. The Korean-born, New Zealander just turned 17 on Sunday when she claimed victory at the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic. Shortly before that, Ko was included in Time Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential People in the World. …

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Elin Nordegren And Lindsey Vonn Getting Chummy

After the messy and very public divorce between golf superstar Tiger Woods and former model Elin Nordegren, no one would have guessed that it was possible for his ex-wife to be friends with his current flame. This unlikely scenario is probably making life easier for Woods, whose career suffered significantly following his split with Nordegren. An insider told celebrity news …

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Lance Armstrong Drops Names Of Persons That Helped Him Dope

Lance Armstrong, the celebrity cyclist, has for the first time, named the people who gave him, and helped him get illegal performance enhancing drugs for all seven of his Tour de France titles. In his public statement, he named the US Postal ex-team manager Johan Bruyneel, trainer Pepi Marti, Dr. Michele Ferrari, Dr. Pedro Celaya, and Dr. Luis Garcia del …

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Josh Gordon Tattoo: Number 12 Shows Off Elaborate Ink Job On Instagram

Josh Gordon is no stranger to tattoos, but the recent additions to his skin art tops everything he previously had. The Cleveland Browns’ wide receiver has been working on back tattoo design for quite some time, and on Monday he visited his artist for another session to add more detail to the piece. Gordon, Number 12 for the Browns, first …

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Gabriele Grunewald Reinstated As US 3K Champ

It’s official – Gabriele Grunewald is the US Indoor Women’s 3,000-meter champion, according to her reinstatement by USA Track and Field on Monday. Grunewald had previously won the 3K-meter run last Saturday in Albuquerque, New Mexico but was disqualified just hours after being proclaimed the winner. The quick decision change followed a complaint made by Alberto Salazar, the coach of …

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