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Roger Federer just smashed yet another tennis record

Roger Federer is a record-breaker. The 36-year-old has the most Grand Slam singles titles (20), the highest hard court match win percentage (87.6%), and was the world’s oldest number one when he was briefly top of the tennis tree earlier in the year. Many of Federer’s records are seen as “unbreakable”— but even in his twilight years, the Swiss continues to rewrite the history books. This is because Federer is now the first ATP player to spend 700 weeks ranked in the top four male players in the world. This is 13.4 years spent accumulating trophies, wealth, and fame. Federer has other ATP ranking records. After all, he is the first ATP player to spend 300 weeks ranked at number one, the first

America’s big-hitting heavyweight is set to reject a $12.5 million contract to fight Anthony Joshua after calling him ‘a joke’

American fighter Deontay Wilder has reportedly been offered a $12.5 million contract to fight unified heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua. As the showdown is expected to generate upwards of $80 million, Wilder’s representatives claim the deal is currently “an insult.” Wilder called Joshua “a joke” and insulted the Briton even further on his official Instagram account. America’s big-hitting heavyweight is set to reject a $12.5 million contract to fight unified world boxing champion Anthony Joshua after calling him “a joke.” Alabama big man Deontay Wilder is a 6-foot-7 athlete who has knocked out 39 of his 40 opponents in a professional boxing ring to date. WBC heavyweight champion Wilder

Stephen Curry’s injury has suddenly changed the NBA playoffs and opened a window that once seemed inconceivable

Stephen Curry’s injury and the Golden State Warriors’ recent sloppy play has some teams believing they are more vulnerable than ever. For the first time since the Warriors became a juggernaut, they’re entering the playoffs having to “flip the switch” into their usual level of play. With a rash of injuries and tougher competition this year, the Warriors might have a tougher path than ever to the Finals. The Golden State Warriors have looked sloppier than usual in recent months, thanks to a rash of injuries and general malaise — and now the rest of the NBA may see them as more vulnerable than ever. The Warriors enter the NBA playoffs having lost 10 of their last 17 games, with their offense and