• Eagles sign former Packers TE Richard Rodgers to 1-year deal

    Eagles sign former Packers TE Richard Rodgers to 1-year deal

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    The Eagles agreed to a one-year deal with former Green Bay Packers tight end Richard Rodgers on Wednesday, the team announced. Though he didn't blow anyone away at the combine, only running a 4.87 40 yard dash, his on-field production lead the Green Bay Packers to select Rodgers 98th overall with their third-round pick and fill out their tight end room.
  • Colorado Rockies and Outfielder Charlie Blackmon Agree on Contract

    Colorado Rockies and Outfielder Charlie Blackmon Agree on Contract

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    If Blackmon were to exercise both of his player options, the deal would keep the two-time All Star in Colorado through the 2023 season. Terms of the contract were not disclosed, though it is reportedly worth $108million with escalators that could take it to $116m, while it also includes a limited no-trade clause.
  • McGregor Stripped,2nd Ld-Writethru

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    The lightweight title has been in limbo since UFC 205, when McGregor captured the belt in dramatic fashion with a knockout win over Eddie Alvarez. "Well, we've got to see how things play out in that [lightweight] division". Tony is still the number one ranked guy in the world either way, no matter who wins. "And I think everybody is missing the whole extravaganza of a Conor McGregor fight".
  • What Analysts Say? NIKE, Inc. (NKE) stock closes Yesterday with -3.49%

    What Analysts Say? NIKE, Inc. (NKE) stock closes Yesterday with -3.49%

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    When beta is less/more than 1, it can be read that the stock is theoretically less/more volatile than the market. 89,505 are owned by Iowa Financial Bank. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have given a hold rating and twenty-three have issued a buy rating to the stock. It doesn't necessarily predict anything, but extremes in activity can indicate a change in a stock's movement; higher ATRs can mean a stock is trending, and lower ATRs could indicate a consolidation ...
  • Liverpool fans inspired us against Manchester City, says Oxlade-Chamberlain

    Liverpool fans inspired us against Manchester City, says Oxlade-Chamberlain

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    Nick Wright examines the improvement. "Their movement is a joy to watch at times, and as a defender you need to be aware of that, but hopefully we'll be attacking as well and we can push them back into areas where they don't want to go". Had Virgil van Dijk's header looped in and not narrowly wide in added time it would not have flattered Liverpool . The concern about City all season has been its defense, and it was ruthlessly exposed by the pace and intensity of Liverpool .
  • Dana White Announces That Brock Lesnar Is Returning To UFC

    Dana White Announces That Brock Lesnar Is Returning To UFC

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    He's been linked to fights with current UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic and recent title contender Francis Ngannou, both of which would be massive bouts certain to provide the much-needed shot in the arm that slumping UFC pay-per-view numbers need.
  • Ex-United boss: If Mourinho was made of chocolate he'd eat himself

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    Docherty has not been overly impressed by the Portuguese's performance at Old Trafford and does not think he will enjoy a long stay at the club. Docherty is convinced Mourinho doesn't help himself with an arrogant attitude, telling BBC Radio 5 Live's Sportsweek programme: "If he was made of chocolate he would eat himself".
  • No Rest For The Houston Rockets After Loss To Spurs

    No Rest For The Houston Rockets After Loss To Spurs

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    We had nothing to lose or be discouraged about. They eventually tied things up at 91-91 on a three-point play from Williams with 6:41 left in the game. "I don't know when he's going to feel, he and his group are going to feel like they're ready to go", Spurs coach Gregg Popovich told NBA.com. Ben Simmons put on a clinic with 20 points, 15 assists, eight rebounds, three steals and two blocks to lift Philadelphia past host Charlotte for a 10th straight win.
  • Rainfall warning - up to 50mm of rain

    Rainfall warning - up to 50mm of rain

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    The warning, which is in place until 3pm on Friday, says 30-50mm of rain is expected from Thursday evening into Friday. A 24-hour rainfall warning has also been issued Carlow , Kilkenny , Wexford , Cork , Kerry , Limerick , Tipperary and Waterford .
  • Augusta National to host women's tournament ahead of Masters

    Augusta National to host women's tournament ahead of Masters

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    Prior to the start of the tournament, the chairman of Augusta, Fred Ridley, made news today when he announced the formation of the Augusta National Women's Amateur Championship, the final round of which will be played at the famed course. But the LPGA issued statement. "We also feel that that is the way that we can make the greatest impact in growing the game, and in this particular instance the women's game".
  • William Shatner praises Tottenham after they finally beat Chelsea at home

    William Shatner praises Tottenham after they finally beat Chelsea at home

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    The return is an increase of nearly £100m from the 2016 revenue of £209.8m, with the club also seeing a rise in television, sponsorship and corporate hospitality, and merchandising income. "We are in an historic period for the club and there is a growing sense of excitement", Levy told the official Tottenham website . "Obviously with the new stadium something big is waiting for us." he said.
  • Magic take Jacksonville native as first esports pick

    Magic take Jacksonville native as first esports pick

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    Following are the rosters for all 17 teams, with the players in order as they were drafted by the franchise. Once players are drafted, they will be provided housing in their team's local market. Alienware's Aurora desktop, powered by 8 Gen Intel Core i7 processors, will provide a superior gaming experience for players and an unparalleled viewing experience for fans, with graphics and production quality of the game available at Ultra Settings or 4K.
  • Injured hurdler Sally Pearson 'gutted' to withdraw from Commonwealth Games

    Injured hurdler Sally Pearson 'gutted' to withdraw from Commonwealth Games

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    The 31-year-old began her season in WA in January at the Perth Track Classic where she looked in fine form, but has struggled with an Achilles injury in recent weeks, which has prevented her from doing any hurdle events. I was double and triple checking it was the right decision (to withdraw). After breaking her wrist in 2015, disaster was to strike in 2016 when she missed the Rio Olympics with Achilles and hamstring problems.
  • Australian back Folau sparks outrage with anti-gay post

    Australian back Folau sparks outrage with anti-gay post

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    Folau deleted the post but a screenshot allowed other social media users - including the fullback's some 337,000 Instagram followers - to see the provocative exchange. The spokesman added: "We support all forms of inclusion whether it's sexuality, race or gender". The remark appears to breach Rugby Australia's inclusion policy created to stamp out discrimination and homophobia in the game, and the governing body distanced itself from Folau's views.
  • Liverpool Show Defensive Improvement Against Man City

    Liverpool Show Defensive Improvement Against Man City

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    Liverpool were rampant though and harrying City off the ball in midfield when Milner won back possession and moved it straight to Oxlade-Chamberlain. Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scored a superb goal as Liverpool beat Manchester City 3-0. Laporte's a fine defender and while City have done fine without Benjamin Mendy, they need a proper fullback, at the very least, if they are to get positive results in games such as these.
  • Tony Finau hurts himself celebrating hole-in-one

    Tony Finau hurts himself celebrating hole-in-one

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    On the seventh hole, Finau had a wild ace, as his shot landed near the edge of the green and ultimately found its way into the cup. Tony Finau celebrates his hole-in-one before the injury. And now you can add Finau to the lore that is the Curse of the Masters Tournament Par-3 Contest. Finau is due to play in the first round of the Masters on Thursday (Friday NZT).
  • Aubameyang: Why I let Lacazette take my second penalty against Stoke City

    Aubameyang: Why I let Lacazette take my second penalty against Stoke City

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    Aubameyang recently missed from the spot in Arsenal's 3-0 loss to Manchester City, and he admitted he did feel pressure when taking the first penalty. "I think you make more of it than it is", Wenger said. Arsene Wenger is expecting big things from Alexandre Lacazette now the forward is back and free from injury.
  • Manchester United announce ticket prices for 2018/19 season

    Manchester United announce ticket prices for 2018/19 season

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    Mourinho has repeatedly refused to give credence to those reports, but has made clear that Pogba's problems have nothing to do with a hamstring injury suffered in September. After winning the Carabao Cup and the Europa League this season, Mourinho could add a third trophy in two seasons if United win the FA Cup. United's group managing director Richard Arnold told the club website: "The club enjoys unparalleled support and we recognise the sacrifice many fans make to watch the team home and ...
  • Johnny Manziel gets taste of his own medicine at Spring League practice

    Johnny Manziel gets taste of his own medicine at Spring League practice

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    Given that National Football League coaches really like guys who watch film and know X's and O's, as Jim Mora's assessment of Josh Rosen illustrated, the admission by the former Texas A&M quarterback might cost Manziel . Manziel tweeted he wasn't a good fit for the team, while also acknowledging that at the end of the day everything that happened to him in the league was his fault.
  • Obituary for April 2, 2018

    Obituary for April 2, 2018

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    The greatest love she had was for her four children. Eva married Richard D. Benzel on August 2, 1947. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, April 5, at 3 p.m.at the Onamia VFW. D., and Charlya (Joe) Phillips of Elwood; five grandchildren, Kim (Kevin) Forster, Tom (Tam) Phillips, Karla Moon, Kristin (Kris) Stratton, and Jon Moon.
  • Boy arrested after threatening school shooting on Julian Edelman's Instagram

    Boy arrested after threatening school shooting on Julian Edelman's Instagram

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    This came about five weeks after the school shooting in Parkland, Fla. According to the report , Edelman asked his assistant to read through the comments on his post and sure enough, she found the above-mentioned threat. It may not have been an empty threat, either, because authorities found two rifles in the boy's home that both belonged to his mom. When confronted by police, the boy admitted to writing the threat.
  • Philadelphia 76ers vs. Detroit Pistons, 4-4-2018 - Expert Prediction

    Philadelphia 76ers vs. Detroit Pistons, 4-4-2018 - Expert Prediction

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    The 76ers rank well in defensive rebounds per game (#1), assists per game (#2) and offensive rebounds per game (#3). Ish Smith chips in 10.8 points and 4.3 assists per game. Embiid makes the Sixers an Eastern Conference Finals contender. They have beat the Over/Under 0 times in this two-week span, while falling under 0 times .
  • Robert Griffin III agrees to one-year deal with the Baltimore Ravens

    Robert Griffin III agrees to one-year deal with the Baltimore Ravens

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    The Ravens came to terms recently with Griffin, the former first-round raft pick of the Washington Redskins and 2011 Heisman Trophy victor, to a one-year contract. The former Baylor star won Offensive Rookie of the Year over Andrew Luck , throwing for 3,200 yards, 20 touchdowns, five interceptions and a 102.4 QB rating and adding 815 yards and seven running scores on the ground.
  • Former Reggae Boy named West Brom interim manager

    Former Reggae Boy named West Brom interim manager

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    The Baggies recently parted company with Alan Pardew and will be relegated from the Premier League at the end of the season barring some sort of miracle. "But you know me, I like pissing people off". In the case of Mick McCarthy and Ipswich Town, his impending departure is probably best for all involved though.
  • Fortunate Bayern come from behind to beat Sevilla

    Fortunate Bayern come from behind to beat Sevilla

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    Speaking after his 12th straight win in the competition, Heynckes told Sky: "It was vitally important to equalise right away". We have to do it as we did it in the second half. "The impossible things might become possible if you believe, and I still believe". Sevilla now have to regroup, with a mountain to climb in Munich their biggest challenge will be to not submit to defeat just yet and hope to upset the Bavarians in the same surprising fashion as they did with Manchester United.
  • Arsenal fans will return for Europa League tie - Wenger

    Arsenal fans will return for Europa League tie - Wenger

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    It takes time to grieve and to recover. "The mentality in the team is very good, very strong and very healthy as well". Club great Ian Wright has commended Arsenal fans for the "positive step" of staying away from matches and Wenger accepts slumping attendances are a worrying trend, albeit one he believes will soon end.
  • Chelsea and Manchester United lead tributes to former England captain Ray Wilkins

    Chelsea and Manchester United lead tributes to former England captain Ray Wilkins

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    The news was announced by his former club Chelsea on Wednesday afternoon. He was also a peerless pundit for Sky Sports and talkSPORT - the latter he appeared on the day of his cardiac arrest. Along with coaching roles at the Blues, he also managed QPR, Fulham and the Jordan national team. Gary Linekar, who was an global team-mate of Wilkins said: "Beeply saddened to hear that Ray Wilkins has passed away".
  • De Bruyne reveals why HE should win Premier League Player of Year

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    De Bruyne told BT Sport's Des Kelly that he had voted for Salah and provided a snapshot of his voting ballot during an interview with the journalist. "But if you look at the team this year, there are so many players who could get noticed". The 26-year-old said. It's safe to say both have a very good chance of scooping the gong, but the Belgian midfield man believes Salah is deserving if no player from City wins it.
  • Wilder ready to fight Joshua in UK - Manager

    Wilder ready to fight Joshua in UK - Manager

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    However, by the looks of things, the Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn's flawless plan is for Dillian Whyte to fight and beat Wilder within the next few months, so that he can set up a rematch between Joshua and Whyte at the end of the year; with all the Heavyweight titles on the line.
  • Villanova beats MI to win NCAA championship

    Villanova beats MI to win NCAA championship

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    Villanova guard Jalen Brunson , the AP Player of the Year, was in foul trouble and finished with nine points. Here it is folks the one bracket tip for 2018: Pick Villanova . 'Nova isn't Shangri-La. DiVincenzo was disappointed he wasn't given a starting role this season. Why, in an event of madness, they hardly knew even a palpitation.
  • Player of the Year hopefuls De Bruyne, Salah face each other again

    Player of the Year hopefuls De Bruyne, Salah face each other again

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    Salah is set to pose the greatest attacking threat to City, having already scored 37 goals in all competitions this season, and Van Dijk believes the Egypt global is nearly unstoppable when at his best. So how do the players choose? It's totally different, I played (against Everton) like a defensive midfielder, how you can compare me to an inside forward? A hostile reception is expected at Anfield on Wednesday - but De Bruyne says it's all part of being a professional.
  • Champions League: Barcelona vs Roma

    Champions League: Barcelona vs Roma

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    That might not bode well for AS Roma , particularly as the Catalan giants have not lost any of their previous 12 encounters with Italian sides at Camp Nou. Barcelona , in the last eight for the 11th consecutive season, need to be cautious. Liverpool picked up yet another win on Saturday afternoon, as they came from a goal down to beat Crystal Palace 2-1 at Selhurst Park, with Mohamed Salah grabbing the victor.
  • Diamondbacks mount incredible rally, beat Dodgers in longest-ever Chase Field game

    Diamondbacks mount incredible rally, beat Dodgers in longest-ever Chase Field game

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    It's just the fourth time Kershaw (0-2) has allowed two homers to left-handed hitters in the same game - the previous occasions were multihomer efforts by Washington's Adam Dunn, Colorado's Carlos Gonzalez and Cincinnati's Jay Bruce. "I don't think there's anything more to it". Descalso was 2 for 14 against Kershaw before hitting a booming shot over the swimming pool in right field in the second.
  • Sox Starters Keep It Going

    Sox Starters Keep It Going

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    The defending AL East champions won three of four at Tropicana Field under new manager Alex Cora. "We know how special they can be". In the top of 13th, Mookie Betts hit a one-out single, and Andrew Benintendi was intentionally walked after a groundout.
  • Angels tag Tomlin for eight runs in 13-2 rout of Indians

    Angels tag Tomlin for eight runs in 13-2 rout of Indians

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    He had to wait a little while, though, for the first teammate to celebrate it with him Tuesday, as Los Angeles players observed baseball convention by ignoring the Japanese star when he entered the dugout. The two-way phenom was treated by his Los Angeles Angels teammates just like anyone else following a first career home run. The dinger came two days after Ohtani turned in a quality start (six innings, three earned runs) and earned the win in his big-league pitching debut, vs.
  • Third Ulster rugby player under review

    Third Ulster rugby player under review

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    The Belfast Feminist Network (BFN) said the demonstration is to "put pressure" on Ulster Rugby not to "re- employ" Jackson and Olding. During the trial, the prosecution referred to a particular WhatsApp messaging service exchange between Stuart Olding and a friend.
  • Form Salah can destroy any defence, says van Dijk

    Form Salah can destroy any defence, says van Dijk

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    The close control, speed off the mark, and jinking, slaloming nature of his goals make him the nearest thing to Messi in world football. Asked about his own form, De Bruyne said: "It probably is the most complete. "I am very pleased with how I have played and I didn't expect to be this good this season, to be honest". De Bruyne has always been the favorite, especially since the victor often comes from the champion side, but Salah's avalanche of goals - 20 in his last 20 matches since early ...