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Pain-free Murray targets competitive return after hip surgery

(Reuters) – Andy Murray is looking to make a comeback to the tennis circuit and possibly play doubles at Wimbledon after he revealed he is now pain free following hip resurfacing surgery in January this year. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Australian Open – First Round – Melbourne Arena, Melbourne, Australia, January 14, 2019. Britain’s Andy Murray reacts during the match against Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut. REUTERS/Edgar Su Three-times Grand Slam champion Murray said before his first round exit at the Australian Open in January that the tournament could be his…

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Andy Murray: Former Wimbledon champion ‘pain free’ after hip injury

Andy Murray lost in five sets to Roberto Bautista Agut in the Australian Open first round in January Andy Murray says he is “pain free” after hip surgery but that his chances of playing singles at Wimbledon this year are “less than 50%”. Murray had hip resurfacing surgery in January, which he said meant it was possible he would not be able to play professionally again. But the three-time Grand Slam champion said it was the only option if he wanted to return to competitive action. “The rehab is slow…

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NFL notebook: QB Murray meeting with Cardinals

The Arizona Cardinals have publicly supported Josh Rosen as their quarterback of the future, but it appears they are at least considering targeting Kyler Murray in the draft. FILE PHOTO: Dec 30, 2018; Seattle, WA, USA; Arizona Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen (3) scrambles away from Seattle Seahawks defensive end Quinton Jefferson (99) during the second half at CenturyLink Field. Seattle defeated Arizona 27-24. Mandatory Credit: Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports The Oklahoma Heisman Trophy winner said Friday at the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine that he is meeting this week with Arizona,…

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Murray could make return after hip surgery, says mother Judy

FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Australian Open – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – January 12, 2019 – Britain’s Andy Murray trains. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo (Reuters) – Andy Murray could return to competitive tennis after undergoing hip resurfacing surgery last month but the former world number one also knows his career might already be over, his mother Judy has said. Three-times Grand Slam champion Murray said before his first round exit at the Australian Open last month that the tournament could be his last as a professional due to severe hip pain.…

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Oklahoma’s Riley on QB Murray: Height ‘never an issue’

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray is likely to be one of the most divisive prospects in the NFL Draft, mixing electric Heisman-winning talent in a package that is usually considered too short for league standards. FILE PHOTO: Dec 29, 2018; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Kyler Murray (1) throws against the Alabama Crimson Tide during the fourth quarter of the 2018 Orange Bowl college football playoff semifinal game at Hard Rock Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports Murray, who was listed as 5-foot-10 by Oklahoma, will get an…

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West Brom 1-3 Brighton: Substitute Glenn Murray scores extra time double

FA Cup: West Bromwich Albion 1-3 Brighton and Hove Albion highlights Glenn Murray came off the bench to score twice as Brighton reached the fifth round of the FA Cup at the expense of West Brom. After a goalless first meeting, Kyle Bartley put the hosts in front in the replay at The Hawthorns – hooking the ball in from behind the goal – before Florin Andone levelled for Brighton with a smart finish. Andone was lucky not to be sent off in the first half after catching Sam Field…

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Murray pulls out of next month’s Marseille Open

(Reuters) – Andy Murray has pulled out of next month’s Marseille Open as he “may have to undergo surgery again”, the tournament organizers said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Andy Murray at Melbourne Arena, Melbourne, Australia, January 14, 2019. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo Three-times Grand Slam winner Murray has struggled to regain form since undergoing hip surgery last January and was knocked out in the first round of the Australian Open on Monday having said the tournament could be his last as a professional. Murray, who is also scheduled to participate…

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Australian Open 2019: Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares into second round

Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares won the Australian and US Opens in 2016 Australian Open 2019 Venue: Melbourne Park Dates: 14-27 January Coverage: Daily live commentaries on the BBC Sport website, listen to Tennis Breakfast daily from 07:00 GMT on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and watch highlights on BBC TV and online from 19 January. Former Australian Open champions Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares reached the second round in Melbourne after seeing off Roman Jebavy and Andres Molteni. Britain’s Murray and Brazilian Soares, winners in 2016, clinched a…

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‘Prime Time’ Sanders: Murray should choose baseball

Speaking as one two-sport standout to another, Deion Sanders said he thinks Kyler Murray should choose baseball over the NFL. FILE PHOTO: Dec 29, 2018; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (13) speaks to Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Kyler Murray (1) after the 2018 Orange Bowl college football playoff semifinal game at Hard Rock Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports “If I’m in his shoes, I’m picking up that baseball bat and I’m not looking back,” Sanders told ESPN earlier this week. Known as “Prime Time”…

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Sofia Coppola to direct Bill Murray in Apple’s first film

Image copyright AFP Image caption Coppola’s first film since 2017’s The Beguiled will be co-produced by Apple Sofia Coppola will reunite with Lost in Translation star Bill Murray to make Apple’s first original feature film. News of the film, titled On the Rocks, comes ahead of the expected launch of the tech giant’s own streaming platform. Rashida Jones will star with Murray in the film, which tells of a young mother who reconnects with her playboy father. Apple is also working with Jennifer Aniston, Steven Spielberg and Reese Witherspoon on…

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