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The Cheat Sheet: John Scott; Aus Open; Megatron; how to pick up a girl at the gym

John Scott sticks it to the NHL by winning the All-Star Game MVP, Novak Djokovic and Angelique Kerber win the Australian Open, the Chargers are in San Diego at least one more year, Megatron appears to be retiring, the Suns fired Jeff Hornacek, and much more here at a loaded Monday Cheat Sheet… John Scott shoves it in the NHL’s face with awesome weekend, capped off by All-Star...
Via The Comeback
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic beats Andy Murray to win the Australian Open

Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray faced off in another Australian Open final, the fourth between the pair. Novak had one the previous three finals, so it was always going to be an uphill battle for the Scot. Murray was also playing on a day’s less rest, and was made to work much harder than Novak in his semifinal match. In this encounter, Novak started strong, and finished strong...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Djokovic names his 2016 goal the Djoker Slam

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Novak Djokovic has a new goal for the year. He calls it the Djoker Slam. The No. 1-ranked player has one thing missing from his fast-growing collection of 11 Grand Slam trophies. ''The French Open. It's the one I never won,'' Djokovic said early Monday, after winning his record sixth Australian Open, but already casting an eye toward Paris. ''I'll try...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic Tops Andy Murray, Wins Sixth Australian Open In Straight Sets

The Australian Open must be Novak Djokovic’s favorite Grand Slam tournament. The No. 1 men’s tennis player beat Andy Murray in straight sets (6-1, 7-5, 7-6 (7-3)) Sunday to earn his sixth title in Melbourne, tying Roy Emerson’s record for most Australian Open wins. The win also represents Djokovic’s 11th Gram Slam victory. The No. 2 Murray probably doesn’t have the same...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest: Djokovic spurns presidential suggestions

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) The Latest from the Australian Open on Sunday (all times local): 12:25 a.m. Novak Djokovic for president? His Serbian fans might think so, but the man who clinched his sixth Australian Open title on Sunday night isn't interested at the moment. Told in his post-match media conference that at least one fan from his home country suggested he'd easily win...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic ties Rod Laver and Bjorn Borg with major title No. 11

There was a moment Sunday night in Melbourne Park’s Rod Laver Arena when the men’s singles final of the 2016 Australian Open remained in doubt. A tense second set worked its way toward a conclusion, and although Novak Djokovic broke Andy Murray’s serve for a 6-5 lead, he still had to serve out the set in the 12th game. Djokovic, who once had problems winning major finals on...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

There’s Far More To Andy Murray’s Life Right Now Than Another Australian Open Finals Loss

Tennis, like sports as a whole, mirrors and reveals real things about the humans who play inside the lined rectangle. However, tennis is not life itself, at least not a representative version of it. ** There was Andy Murray, accepting the silver platter again. The two-time Grand Slam winner has seemed tortured at the Australian Open, and that fate remained in place on Sunday. Murray...
Via Bloguin Best
13 days ago  |  Discuss

There’s Far More To Andy Murray’s Life Right Now Than Another Australian Open Finals Loss

Tennis, like sports as a whole, mirrors and reveals real things about the humans who play inside the lined rectangle. However, tennis is not life itself, at least not a representative version of it. ** There was Andy Murray, accepting the silver platter again. The two-time Grand Slam winner has seemed tortured at the Australian Open, and that fate remained in place on Sunday. Murray...
Via Attacking The Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic beats Andy Murray for sixth Australian Open title

Novak Djokovic maintained his perfect streak in six Australian Open finals with a 6-1, 7-5, 7-6 (3) victory Sunday that consigned Andy Murray to a fifth defeat in championship deciders at Melbourne Park. Djokovic equaled Roy Emerson's long-standing record of six Australian Open titles and increased his career haul to 11 Grand Slam titles, including four of the last five. Murray became...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest: Djokovic wins sixth Australian Open title

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) The Latest from the Australian Open on Sunday (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Novak Djokovic has maintained his perfect streak in six Australian Open finals with a 6-1, 7-5, 7-6 (3) victory Sunday that consigned Andy Murray to a fifth defeat in championship deciders at Melbourne Park. Djokovic equaled Roy Emerson's long-standing record of six Australian...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Djokovic wins 6th Australian title; Murray loses 5th final

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Novak Djokovic maintained his perfect streak in six Australian Open finals with a 6-1, 7-5, 7-6 (3) victory Sunday that consigned Andy Murray to a fifth defeat in championship deciders at Melbourne Park. Djokovic equaled Roy Emerson's long-standing record of six Australian Open titles and increased his career haul to 11 Grand Slam titles, including four...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest: Djokovic leads Australian Open final by 2 sets

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) The Latest from the Australian Open on Sunday (all times local): 9:35 p.m. Five-time champion Novak Djokovic has taken a 2-set lead in the Australian Open final against Andy Murray, winning the second set 7-5 after taking the first 6-1.Djokovic, down three game points in the 11th game, rallied to break Murray, including a point from a 36-shot rally. Djokovic...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Novak Djokovic vs. Andy Murray Australian Open Men’s Final Online (Live Stream)

Andy Murray once again is in the Australian Open men’s championship. Unfortunately for him, the No. 1 player in the world awaits him on the other side of the court. Novak Djokovic will vie for his sixth Australian Open men’s final, and his fourth against Murray, early Sunday morning. History suggests that Djokovic will get the win, but he has looked vulnerable at times on his...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic takes playful aim at court reporter (Video)

Novak Djokovic took playful aim at a court reporter with some soft practice lobs while taking some practice shots prior to Saturday's Australian Open women's final.Josh Eagle, a former Davis Cup coach, was off to the side of the court giving his analysis of the women's final between Serena Willams and Angelique Kerber when Djokovic sent a couple of balls in his direction from the...
Via Holdout Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Djokovic, Murray on opposite streaks into Aussie Open final

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Based on records alone, Novak Djokovic would appear to be the favorite in the Australian Open final against Andy Murray. After all, Djokovic is a perfect 5-0 in his previous finals at Melbourne Park, while Murray is 0-4, with three losses to the top-ranked Serbian player. Djokovic knows the dangers of being overconfident, however, as he chases his 11th...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest: Djokovic helps cheer on trophy winner

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) The Latest from the Australian Open on Saturday (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Novak Djokovic provided a nice touch on Saturday shortly after Australian Dylan Alcott won the quad wheelchair singles final over David Wagner of the United States. After Alcott collected his trophy following his 6-2, 6-2 win over Wagner, Djokovic stopped his practice session...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Federer’s Twilight Zone isn’t what you think it is

Roger Federer, being 34 years old, could be viewed as a tennis player who is stepping into the twilight of his career. Whether or not that view is supremely fair or substantive is another question, but the idea that a 34-year-old tennis player stands in or near the twilight realm of his (her) journey is certainly not preposterous on its face. There are many fascinating points to...
Via Bloguin Best
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Federer’s Twilight Zone isn’t what you think it is

Roger Federer, being 34 years old, could be viewed as a tennis player who is stepping into the twilight of his career. Whether or not that view is supremely fair or substantive is another question, but the idea that a 34-year-old tennis player stands in or near the twilight realm of his (her) journey is certainly not preposterous on its face. There are many fascinating points to...
Via Attacking The Net
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic is just not fair

When a remarkable athlete performs at his best, a turn of phrase which most readily comes to mind is “a cheat code.” That’s what Novak Djokovic has become. He reminded us of this reality on Thursday night in Melbourne. In 2011, Novak Djokovic defeated Rafael Nadal in the Wimbledon final in four sets. With the win, Djokovic took over the World No. 1 spot from Nadal and continued...
Via Bloguin Best
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic is just not fair

When a remarkable athlete performs at his best, a turn of phrase which most readily comes to mind is “a cheat code.” That’s what Novak Djokovic has become. He reminded us of this reality on Thursday night in Melbourne. In 2011, Novak Djokovic defeated Rafael Nadal in the Wimbledon final in four sets. With the win, Djokovic took over the World No. 1 spot from Nadal and continued...
Via Attacking The Net
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic is the most dominant force in men’s tennis, maybe ever

Down 5-3 in the third set, Novak Djokovic looked up at his box and sighed. He had made quick work of Roger Federer in the first two sets of the Australian Open semifinal, winning 6-1, 6-2 in a match that didn’t even seem as close as the scoreline at the time. Djokovic, who had 100—one hundred—unforced errors in a match earlier this tournament, had just six through the first...
Via The Comeback
16 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 Australian Open Results: Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams Reach Final

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams, the top players on the men’s and women’s brackets, respectively, reached the final of the 2016 Australian Open with semifinals wins Thursday. Djokovic beat rival Roger Federer in four sets: 6-1, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3. It was Djokovic’s 23rd career win against the greatest Grand Slam singles champion of all-time. Leader of the pack… pic.twitter...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Cheat Sheet: Djokovic-Federer; GSW continue to amaze; Dogs vs Stairs

Novak Djokovic put on an amazing show in the Australian Open semifinals, and the Golden State Warriors have not lost at home in over a full year. We dive into those stories and much more, here at the Thursday Cheat Sheet.  Novak Djokovic dominates Roger Federer to advance to Australian Open Final It took four sets, and the match’s most incredible point came from Roger Federer...
Via The Comeback
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic holds off Roger Federer, reaches Australian Open final

Five-time champion Novak Djokovic has beaten four-time winner Roger Federer 6-1, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 in the semifinals to advance to his 6th Australian Open final.The top-ranked and defending champion Djokovic is bidding to win his sixth Australian Open, and to continue a run that earned him three of the four Grand Slam trophies in 2015.This was the 45th meeting between Djokovic and Federer...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest: Federer takes 3rd set v Djokovic

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) The Latest from the Australian Open on Thursday (all times local): 9:25 p.m. Roger Federer has come back to win the third set against Novak Djokovic 6-3 in their semifinal at Melbourne Park. With Djokovic leading by two sets and serving at 2-3, Federer finally got his first break points of the match. The top-seeded Djokovic saved the first three break...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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