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No longer a favorite, Tiger Woods happy to be in Players field

No longer a favorite, Tiger Woods happy to be in Players field

A win in Florida against every golfer inside the world's top 50 would certainly improve Lowry's current world ranking of 82nd place. I did everything well for, I guess, a few years there. That was a year ago, and he had to close with a 68 to finish that high. Woods noted that Day's ascension and attempt to stay on top came with a family that includes two young children; several of the other top, young players have yet to experience all that fatherhood entails. Read More

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Giggs hopeful of full recovery for stricken mentor Ferguson

Giggs hopeful of full recovery for stricken mentor Ferguson

Manchester United defender Ashley Younger stated he was left "deeply affected" after studying that his former supervisor Sir Alex Ferguson was in hospital with a mind haemorrhage. "In this case, it's not about me, it's about the club. Sending prayers and love to [wife] Cathy and the whole family". "I just have good memories of him, he was like a second dad and I was crying when I heard the news". Read More

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Mariners' James Paxton Throws No-Hitter Against Blue Jays

Mariners' James Paxton Throws No-Hitter Against Blue Jays

The only other Canadian to throw a no-hitter in Major League Baseball history was Toronto's Dick Fowler back in 1945 as a member of the Philadelphia Athletics. "For me, it's really just an approach", Paxton told ROOT Sports in an on-field interview postgame, "really trying to force contact, trying to challenge guys with my stuff instead of trying to be so flawless and pick at the corners". Read More

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Red Sox-Yankees Will Play Two Games In London In 2019

Red Sox-Yankees Will Play Two Games In London In 2019

Major League Baseball also confirmed it is committed to playing in London in 2020 as it tries to "establish a long-term footprint in the city". The NFL have been playing regular-season games in London since 2007, and could eventually host a franchise if the proposed purchase of Wembley Stadium by Shahid Khan, the owner of Jacksonville Jaguars, goes ahead. Read More

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Johnny Manziel hospitalized after reaction to prescription medication

Johnny Manziel hospitalized after reaction to prescription medication

Prior to the medical set back it seemed that Manziel was making progress to at least getting an oppurtunity somewhere, whether that be in the National Football League or in Canada, which he has stated is a possibility. Denise Michaels, a Manziel spokesperson, told ESPN's Kevin Seifert on Tuesday that her client was "fine". His representative says he was checked out at a hospital in the Houston area and is headed home. Read More

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Durant guides Warriors to 3-1 lead

Durant guides Warriors to 3-1 lead

He got so upset that he sent an extremely impassioned text message to his friend and teammate Durant to get some things off his chest. "They took it to us, and the game was hard". It has since been deleted. "That immediately put us in trouble", Gentry said. That enabled Green to fuel his usual intensity en route to a near triple double (eight, points, nine assists, nine rebounds). Read More

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Claude Puel: Impossible to replace Arsene Wenger

Claude Puel: Impossible to replace Arsene Wenger

A mammoth presence at the club since his arrival in October of 1996, Arsene Wenger will go down in history as among the greatest Premier League managers and possibly the greatest Arsenal manager ever. But maybe with a distance I will think: 'no, maybe it's a time to change a little bit of direction.' Honestly, I can't give you an answer. "Koscielny is devastated. Read More

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Favorite Justify wins Kentucky Derby

Favorite Justify wins Kentucky Derby

Always Dreaming won last year's Kentucky Derby, but he failed to capture the Triple Crown title after losing at the Preakness. We've included odds, facts and information and more on the greatest two minutes in sports. It's an impressive race record for a horse so fresh to the track. He remains undefeated and is the current subject of early Triple Crown hype after winning over what's been described as one of the strongest Derby fields in years . Read More

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Bruins Wing Brad Marchand Refuses to Stop Licking Opponents

Bruins Wing Brad Marchand Refuses to Stop Licking Opponents

Ryan Callahan was the latest player to have his face licked by Marchand, during the Tampa Bay Lightning's 4-3 overtime win in Game 4 in Boston on Friday. He's so far gone now that we actually have people discussing whether he should get penalized for this. "But to me it's worse, if not the same". The NHL's threat of supplemental discipline should be enough to curtail such behavior for the rest of the playoffs. Read More

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Mets officially designate Matt Harvey for assignment

Mets officially designate Matt Harvey for assignment

He started the All-Star Game for the Mets in front of the home fans at Citi Field and it looked as if he'd be the next ace to rule over NY. He drew a three-game suspension last season after he failed to show up for a game. He is 0-2 with a 7.00 ERA in 27 innings, leaving him with a 34-37 record and 3.66 ERA in six major league seasons. The right-hander had a stint with the team earlier this season in which he allowed three runs in eight innings, struck out 13 batters, and only walked one. Read More

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Cowboys Call 2 pm (Central) Press Conference Featuring Jason Witten

Cowboys Call 2 pm (Central) Press Conference Featuring Jason Witten

He is fourth in National Football League history in catches, behind only Jerry Rice, Tony Gonzalez and Larry Fitzgerald . He's also an 11-time Pro-Bowler and two-time first-team All-Pro. Cornerback Williams James assisted on the hit, tearing Witten's helmet from his head. But his absence will be most acute in the locker room. It sure looks like Jason Witten got new hair to go along with his new job as color commentator on Monday Night Football with Joe Tessitore, which is a huge loss ... Read More

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Atletico Madrid spoils Wenger's Europa League dream, beats Arsenal 1-0

Atletico Madrid spoils Wenger's Europa League dream, beats Arsenal 1-0

Calum Chambers replaced him and performed well, with his more experienced teammates culpable on Costa's goal when it arrived in the second minute of time added on before the break. Diego Costa who terrorized for Arsenal when he played for Chelsea and the Spain striker broke the deadlock in a tight, tense game at the Wanda Metropolitano , striking in first-half stoppage-time after being played in by Antoine Griezmann . Read More

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Federation Internationale de Football Association to advance $2 million to African World Cup Teams

Federation Internationale de Football Association to advance $2 million to African World Cup Teams

The agency said that media accreditation will take place in 11 Russian cities that will host the 2018 FIFA World Cup matches and the number of applicants is still growing. European Leagues President Lars-Christer Olsson said the approach was reminiscent of FIFA's problematic past. Infantino suggested that similar intercontinental mini-tournaments to the Final 8 could also be organized for the top teams in the lower divisions. Read More

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Tiger Woods struggles with fast greens during first round play Quail Hollow

Tiger Woods struggles with fast greens during first round play Quail Hollow

Then he started making his hay on the easier holes on the course, starting at the seventh where he canned a 9-footer for birdie. "If I make a couple putts I'd be 2, 3 under par". "A lot more bunkers are in play, they're more hard to carry, and some of the greens have more slope". On a day when two-times Wells Fargo victor Rory McIlroy started with a smooth three-under-par 68, John Peterson made consecutive eagles for a sizzling 65 to take the lead at the Wells Fargo Championship in North ... Read More

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Europa League: Arsenal travel to Atletico Madrid with the odds even

Europa League: Arsenal travel to Atletico Madrid with the odds even

Atletico Madrid vs Arsenal kicks off at 8.05pm tonight. It wasn't a big thing, but I think I made the right decision to come away from it and get fit for the remaining games of the season. "At the moment I would just like to finish my job". Arsenal lost 2-1 to FC Barcelona in the Champions League final in 2005. "The next game is always the most important in life and this one influences the future of my club", Wenger said. Read More

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UNCW Men's Tennis to face Tennessee in NCAA's

UNCW Men's Tennis to face Tennessee in NCAA's

The victor of that match will advance to the second round and play the victor of the SC vs. The Irish are headed back to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2016, as they found out April 25 that they will be the No. The women's team will host its regional on May 7-9at the Don Veller Seminole Golf Course. A fourth-place finish at the Big 12 Tournament ignited the late season momentum after Iowa State defeated No. Read More

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Watson and Dhoni power CSK to sixth win

Watson and Dhoni power CSK to sixth win

Delhi did have a brief window of opportunity, when du Plessis and Suresh Raina were dismissed in successive overs. After a few quiet overs, he smashed a six and a four off Ravindra Jadeja through the leg-side to recharge his innings. However, MS Dhoni does have an experienced bowling line-up at his disposal which can stop DD 10 to 15 runs short of the 200-run mark. Dhoni looked in sublime touch last night, from the go as he hit Amit Mishra for a six down the ground soon after ... Read More

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These are really exciting times for the Chicago Bears

These are really exciting times for the Chicago Bears

A former walk-on at Memphis, Miller totaled 37 receiving touchdowns in three seasons including back to back 1,400 yard, 95-catch seasons while averaging 16 touchdowns per year. You've got to put in time. "I'm going to prove everybody who passed me up wrong", Miller said. But the Monsters of the Midway made some big moves created to get the most out of their prized quarterback and lift a struggling franchise. Read More

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Jets QB Sam Darnold has total contract value of over $30M

Jets QB Sam Darnold has total contract value of over $30M

BC-FBN-Draft-Jets Wrapup, 887 Jets fill needs on Day 3, but Darnold will define NY's draftAP Photo NJJC102Eds: With AP Photos. Not a bad way to endear himself to his new community. Last month, the Jets re-signed veteran Josh McCown to a one-year, $10 million contract. "I did not think we would have a shot at you", acting CEO Christopher Johnson said during his phone call with Darnold after the team drafted the quarterback. Read More

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Post-draft Cowboys moving on without Bryant, maybe Witten

Post-draft Cowboys moving on without Bryant, maybe Witten

After addressing the defensive side of the ball with their first of two fourth rounders, the Dallas Cowboys used their compensatory pick on a tight end. Williams was at the draft in nearby Arlington , just south of his home in Coppell. ESPN reported Friday that Witten was planning to retire to join the network, but Jerry Jones said the franchise leader in games, catches and yards receiving hadn't made a decision and wanted the weekend to think about it. Read More

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Salah 'insulted' by ongoing image rights dispute with Egyptian FA

Salah 'insulted' by ongoing image rights dispute with Egyptian FA

BC-SOC-Egypt-Salah, 4th Ld-Writethru, 328 Salah furious over image rights dispute with soccer bodyEds: Improves translation of Salah's tweet; corrects last name of youth minister to Abdel-Aziz instead of Elaziz. He said they have been waiting on the Egyptian officials to contact them or give a soothing response as to why they did what they did and how they intend going about a resolution but have heard nothing from them until then. Read More

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Fears Salah could miss World Cup over dispute with Egyptian FA

Fears Salah could miss World Cup over dispute with Egyptian FA

Mindful of what happened to Luis Suarez and Philippe Coutinho, the Reds are determined to avoid the departure of another star name and so negotiations will shortly begin to tie down Salah to a lucrative long-term deal. Officials at Egypt's football association did not respond to repeated phone calls requesting comment. The club are confident of Salah being happy to sign - the forward has showed no signs of wanting to leave the club once the season has ended - and Salah is expected to ... Read More

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Andre Ayew eyeing big win against Chelsea in Premier League

Andre Ayew eyeing big win against Chelsea in Premier League

And if Spurs and Liverpool win two more games, Chelsea will be unable to qualify for the Champions League as the fourth spot is now out of their control. "It's been a long time since I've scored - I was waiting for it to happen". "What we must do is keep the momentum of the performance in the last games, because if we play like that we will achieve the necessary points to stay in the competition", he said. Read More

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Real Madrid Will Not Offer Barcelona A Guard Of Honor - Ramos

Real Madrid Will Not Offer Barcelona A Guard Of Honor - Ramos

We don't have to change what we're doing. Madrid will be without defenders Nacho Fernandez and Dani Carvajal and influential midfielder Isco against Bayern due to injuries. While Real are still chasing the Champions League , their chief Spanish rival, Barcelona , completed the Spanish domestic double on Sunday, clinching the league title to go with their cup victory. Read More

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Antonio Conte blames misfiring strikers for Chelsea's poor season

Antonio Conte blames misfiring strikers for Chelsea's poor season

It is very hard to be focused on one reason, ' Conte said. "If the lads had played like that from the start of the season, I would not be here and they would be cruising in the league". "But I'm here and I believe, in the future, I will have this kind of challenge to try to have a budget to buy players". With results elsewhere in the Premier League putting the pressure on the home side, Carlos Carvalhal had to upset the odds to ease the pressure on his team, as we approach the finale of ... Read More

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Sebastian Vettel on Baku pole: The auto just kept getting better

Sebastian Vettel on Baku pole: The auto just kept getting better

That left Raikkonen sixth-fastest, and he would have snatched pole had he completed the lap at that pace because Vettel did not improve his time after a mistake of his own. The team are confident the vehicle is quick but bringing its optimal performance to differing conditions is proving tricky and Hamilton admitted they had instituted considerable setup changes overnight in a bid to make their rubber work. Read More

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Ford fans will have tough time finding cars in a few years

Ford fans will have tough time finding cars in a few years

Ford sold about 466,000 of those vehicles in the USA previous year. The company has announced it will move away from producing sedans and hatches to concentrate on what sells; trucks, crossovers and the Mustang . Ford loses money on its small cars and most Lincoln models, according to Chief Financial Officer Bob Shanks. "We can make different investments, we can partner, we can exit products, markets - and we will do that". Read More

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Penguins' Malkin, Hagelin will miss start of series vs. Capitals

Penguins' Malkin, Hagelin will miss start of series vs. Capitals

Malkin got tangled with Philadelphia Flyers forward Jori Lehtera in Game 5 of the first-round series. Hagelin left Game 6 after taking a high hit from Claude Giroux and did not return. Head coach Mike Sullivan said Malkin will make the trip to Washington for Game 1, but Hagelin will not. According to Sam Kasan of Pens Inside Scoop, Riley Sheahan was skating with Pittsburgh's second line in place of Malkin ahead of Sunday's Stanley Cup playoff matchup. Read More

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