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Madison Keys spreading kindness on and off the tennis court

Madison Keys has seen the dark side of the internet. Like so many of her peers, she has received more hateful messages and comments than she can count. The tennis star has talked openly about it over the years...

Svitolina and Bencic knocked out in Dubai

World No. 4 Belinda Bencic and World. No. 6 Elina Svitolina have been knocked out of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Tuesday.Jennifer Brady upset two-time Dubai champion Svitolina in straight sets 6-2, 6-1 while it took Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova...

China forfeits Davis Cup tie because of virus

LONDON -- China forfeited a Davis Cup tie on Tuesday because its men's tennis team cannot travel to Romania next month.The International Tennis Federation cited "increased restrictions in response to the current coronavirus outbreak" for the decision.China was to...

Wolves announce profit of £21.64m for 2018-19 season

Wolverhampton Wanderers have recorded a £21.64m profit...

Markakis: Every Astro ‘needs a beating’

Atlanta Braves outfielder Nick Markakis has joined the chorus blasting the Houston Astros over their sign-stealing scandal, telling reporters "every single guy over there needs a beating.""It's anger," Markakis told reporters of his reaction to the Astros' scandal and...

Spurs to lose Son for rest of season – Mourinho

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho has said he expects forward Son Heung-Min to miss the rest of the campaign, with the South Korea international set to have surgery after suffering a fractured arm, the club have announced.The news will come...

What Ken Griffey Jr. trade teaches us about scouting Lindor, Arenado and Bryant

Twenty years ago, when the Cincinnati Reds were trying to trade for Ken Griffey Jr., it wasn't as though they had discovered a toolsy phenom playing semipro ball in a sugarcane field. Griffey was probably the most famous, most...

Maguire predicted how he’d score vs. Chelsea in prematch text message

Harry Maguire scored his first Premier League goal for Manchester United against Chelsea, and did it in EXACTLY the way he'd predicted before the match...The Toe Poke Daily is here every day to bring you all the weirdest stories,...