• MI can't counter Villanova in rough title game defeat

    MI can't counter Villanova in rough title game defeat

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    Continuing to string stops together while regaining rhythm offensively, they hit MI with a 14-3 run that Bridges capped with a 3-pointer for a 51-33 lead with 14:36 left. "When the National Player of the Year [Jalen Brunson] is on the sideline with four fouls for the majority of the second half and you're still winning, that lets you know how great of a team you are".
  • Headliner Max Holloway Ruled Out Of UFC 223

    Headliner Max Holloway Ruled Out Of UFC 223

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    Conor McGregor was set to be stripped of his lightweight belt as soon as Holloway and Nurmagomedov stepped in the ring on Saturday, and it was unclear on Friday morning whether that is still happening. At the time of writing, it remains unknown whether Nurmagomedov will be offered another opponent although that is very unlikely as the weigh-ins have already taken place.
  • Breaking Down the Brandin Cooks Trade

    Breaking Down the Brandin Cooks Trade

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    McVay was on ESPN Los Angeles to discuss the deal that brought Cooks to Los Angeles as the newest weapon on offense and said he's "always" been a fan of the wideout's ability. 23 overall pick in the process. He enjoyed another stellar year after amassing 65 catches for 1,082 yards and seven touchdowns. Wideouts Danny Amendola and Chris Hogan both had over 100 yards receiving in the game and produced multiple plays of over 20 yards.
  • Roma rue luck after Barca mauling (2)

    Roma rue luck after Barca mauling (2)

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    However, soon after, Luis Suarez finally got off the mark in the Champions League this season, to seal a convincing win for the Spaniards. "We have a good lead, and now we need to rest up and prepare for the match against Leganes (on Saturday in La Liga) and then the second leg", Pique told beIN Sports Spain.
  • Champions League: Umtiti declares love for Barca after Roma rout

    Champions League: Umtiti declares love for Barca after Roma rout

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    Edin Dzeko pulled one back for Roma in the 80th minute before Suarez scored Barcelona's fourth, breaking his streak of 10 matches without a goal in the competition. "They are a good team, and they started very well". It's an important game in ensuring we play in next season's Champions League . Sergio Busquets returned for Barcelona after being sidelined for three weeks with a fractured bone in his right foot.
  • IPL 2018: Rohit Sharma, Mahela Jayawardene back introduction of mid-season transfer

    IPL 2018: Rohit Sharma, Mahela Jayawardene back introduction of mid-season transfer

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    The narrative stokes passion of the fans around the high-octane action promised highly awaited opening clash between current champions Mumbai Indians (MI ) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK ), returning after two editions. To give you an idea of just how big, an IPL game is now worth nearly as much as a Premier League football match. The 5-day transfer window will be in the middle of the 2-month tourament, which allows an uncapped player, who has played under 3 games to make a switch to the ...
  • Five-Time Darts World Champion Dies

    Five-Time Darts World Champion Dies

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    FIVE-TIME world darts champion Eric Bristow died from a heart attack last night at the age of 60. "Eric will always be a legend in the world of darts and British sport", said PDC chairman Barry Hearn. "I've worked with him for years, but the best memory I have of Eric was I won a big event as a teenager at fifteen and he presented me with the trophy and I've got the trophy.
  • Australia wins men's team pursuit gold in world-record time

    Australia wins men's team pursuit gold in world-record time

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    Australia's first Games medal was won very early in the day, as Jake Birtwhistle braved a downpour to finish second in the men's triathlon. "Just swimming in front of the home crowd is unreal", Horton told reporters of the noise generated by the passionate home fans as he pulled ahead.
  • Hamas tire-burning at Gaza security fence poses a potential ecological disaster

    Hamas tire-burning at Gaza security fence poses a potential ecological disaster

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    He added that Israeli army will not allow "terrorists' to threaten the security of Israeli citizens". B'Tselem criticized the Israeli military for announcing in advance that soldiers will use live fire against protesters, even if they are hundreds of meters away from the border fence, rather than taking steps to reduce the number of casualties.
  • Spieth takes Masters lead

    Spieth takes Masters lead

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    That gave him a 6-under 66 and a two-shot lead over Tony Finau and Matt Kuchar . As captured on ESPN, Finau sprained his left ankle while celebrating a hole-in-one during the Par-3 contest Wednesday. "I thought it was flawless, straight at the flag", the Spaniard said. Try telling Tiger Woods it was just another day at the office. "It's been awesome this entire comeback".
  • Coach Steve Kerr slams Warriors' effort in blowout loss

    Coach Steve Kerr slams Warriors' effort in blowout loss

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    It is one of four games in which he has scored at least 20 points for the Warriors . "I told the guys I don't know if anybody else has respect for them, but I do", Pacers coach Nate McMillan said. "Our point guards did a great job of controlling the tempo of the game, and that allowed us shooters to have a couple of wide open shots". He played sparingly for the Warriors earlier in the season, before Steph's most recent injury has him sidelined likely through the first round of the ...
  • At least 12 injured as bus overturns en route to Masters

    At least 12 injured as bus overturns en route to Masters

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    Five of them have serious injuries and two were in fair condition. Passengers on the bus told Georgia State Patrol officers they were bound for Augusta when the bus overturned on Interstate 20 in Columbia County, according to a statement from the Department of Public Safety.
  • Jose Mourinho warned Alexis Sanchez needs Man United to improve

    Jose Mourinho warned Alexis Sanchez needs Man United to improve

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    On the other hand, Jose Mourinho's side will look to consolidate their second place and a win will more or less guarantee them a top-four finish. The Manchester United striker marked his first derby by scoring the victor in a 1-0 success in March 2016 and would love to play his part in the victory - or draw - that would delay City sealing the championship.
  • Ohio State Hockey's Run Ends in Semifinal Of Frozen Four

    Ohio State Hockey's Run Ends in Semifinal Of Frozen Four

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    UM split a four-game regular-season series with the Irish. The Wolverines started this tournament as a two-seed. "I think right now we have that swagger with us". I think both goaltenders are capable and it is going to be a matter of who performs at this point. MI hockey coach Mel Pearson convinced his players of the importance of blocking shots in the second half of the season.
  • Bob McNair Regrets Apologizing For 'Inmates Running Prison' Comment

    Bob McNair Regrets Apologizing For 'Inmates Running Prison' Comment

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    To make matters worse, McNair publicly defended Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson , who is now selling the team, as he stated he was "just joking" about the sexual harassment and racism he displayed in the workplace. While McNair believes that he has been painted in an inaccurate light, he did also say that he believes the NFL should change its current national anthem policy, which allows players to kneel if they so choose.
  • Patriots Sign Former Bills Wide Receiver Jordan Matthews

    Patriots Sign Former Bills Wide Receiver Jordan Matthews

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    Matthews came to the Bills last August in a trade with the Philadelphia Eagles. Webb signed a one-year deal with the Houston Texans. Matthews was an unrestricted free agent after his four-year rookie contract expired on March 14, and he joins a team that has lost its top two wide receivers from the 2017 season.
  • Jacob Zuma set to appear in court over corruption charges

    Jacob Zuma set to appear in court over corruption charges

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    Hundreds of police officers‚ including crowd control and riot units‚ have been placed on alert‚ with authorities warning motorists and the public to steer clear of the area around the court. Charges were filed against Mr Zuma but then dropped by national prosecutors shortly before he successfully ran for president in 2009. Firstly‚ the Zuma family we did not mobilise any support nor are we in the business of such.
  • Games: Aussie boxer gifted first medal of Games without a punch thrown

    Games: Aussie boxer gifted first medal of Games without a punch thrown

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    Australia slowly overpowered the English riders and flew home in three minutes 49.804 seconds - shaving almost half a second off the 3:50.265 record which Great Britain set in Rio two years ago. Swimming - Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games - Men's 400m Freestyle - Heat 2 - Optus Aquatic Centre - Gold Coast, Australia - April 5, 2018. "It's always tough in a team pursuit getting silver because you just lost the race but after the legs stop hurting we'll let the moment sink in, and realise ...
  • Bald eagle goes after Mariners pitcher at Twins home opener

    Bald eagle goes after Mariners pitcher at Twins home opener

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    Paxton was seemingly unbothered by the ordeal, only moving to avoid any contact with his face. The bird initially flew off and landed on the ground but went airborne again, landing its giant claws into Paxton's shoulder! The left-handed pitcher for the Seattle Mariners , James Paxton is both.
  • Boston Celtics 78-96 Toronto Raptors: 5 talking points

    Boston Celtics 78-96 Toronto Raptors: 5 talking points

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    DeRozan had eight points and Lowry four in the third quarter as the Raptors all-star backcourt continued to find their rhythm, helping to build a 67-53 lead. We've just got to keep going. "It might have looked like it bothered me but it didn't bother me". The Cavaliers held the Mavericks to an offensive rebounding percentage of 9.1 (below their season average of 17.9).
  • Broncos ink ex-Raiders P King to 3-year deal

    Broncos ink ex-Raiders P King to 3-year deal

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    King also has a slightly better touchback percentage (7.69) in Denver than elsewhere (7.75). King won't wear No. 7 in Denver, and he will retire the bucking Bronco celebration. In 2016, King was named a second-team All-Pro selection by the Associated Press after posting the second-highest punting average (48.6) in the National Football League and tying for the fifth-most punts (34) placed inside the 20.
  • Sally Pearson's Comm Games may be over

    Sally Pearson's Comm Games may be over

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    Pearson has called a media conference for 1pm (AEST) Thursday, which will also be attended by athletics head coach Craig Hilliard and team doctor Paul Blackman. She received a huge reception from a packed Carrara Stadium crowd in doing so, with Pearson an immensely popular figure in Australian sport. Flora Duffy won the opening gold medal, in the women's triathlon, becoming Bermuda's first female medallist and lifting the tiny territory top of the day-one medals table .
  • Mack Horton won Australia's first 2018 Commonwealth Games gold on Thursday

    Mack Horton won Australia's first 2018 Commonwealth Games gold on Thursday

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    To watch the 2018 Commonwealth Games live and on the go, download the free 7CommGames app on iTunes or Android . Two years after their Rio Olympic campaign was essentially over before it began with a training crash on the eve of competition, the Australian squad won the first ever women's team pursuit on the Commonwealth Games program.
  • Games-Campbell sisters power Australia to swimming world record

    Games-Campbell sisters power Australia to swimming world record

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    Calling her 100m freestyle loss "the greatest choke in Olympic history", she stepped away from competition in 2017 to refresh and returned at the Australian nationals last month. A barnstorming final lap, cheered on by a crowd who knew a world record was on the cards, saw Campbell touch the wall over half a second under the previous benchmark.
  • Coach Ty Lue to return vs. Washington Wizards tonight

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    Since he's been out, Cleveland has gone 8-1, but they would still love to have him back on the sidelines. "I can see that the guys have already embraced him", Drew, said as quoted by ESPN . "He's [Lue] kind of been gradually getting back into it", Drew said Tuesday before the win over the Toronto Raptors . "We get so wrapped up in the game that we forget about real life, and it was the best advice I got so thank Steve for that".
  • Liverpool Sweat On Salah Fitness

    Liverpool Sweat On Salah Fitness

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    Wednesday night's 3-0 victory, following goals from Mohamed Salah , Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Sadio Mane, now gives them a huge chance to reach their first Champions League semifinal since 2008. Probably not, but what it did do was inject Jurgen Klopp's men with levels of energy that enabled them to win every first and second ball. "We see what happens".
  • Sounding the alarms at Anfield: Salah off injured against City

    Sounding the alarms at Anfield: Salah off injured against City

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    Salah opened the scoring with his 38th goal of the season as Liverpool raced into a 3-0 lead over the Premier League champions-elect inside 31 minutes at Anfield. "You can not compare, it is impossible", De Bruyne said. "In the second half we tried everything but we couldn't find a goal". That was tough but for the rest of the game, we were so, so good.
  • Celtics' Kyrie Irving Will Miss Playoffs

    Celtics' Kyrie Irving Will Miss Playoffs

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    Kyrie Irving will miss the entire NBA Playoffs due to recovery from his minimally invasive knee procedure last month, reports ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski . The Celtics have not made an announcement about the injury yet. The Celtics sit in second place in the conference just three games behind the Toronto Raptors for first with a week left of the regular season.
  • Loaded field set to tee off at Augusta

    Loaded field set to tee off at Augusta

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    And occasionally the Masters throws up an unlikely victor, most recently Danny Willett in 2016. He has produced plenty of spectacular moments at the Masters - starting with his record-setting first major triumph at the age of 21 in 1997.
  • CWG 2018, Day 1: Indian Weightlifter Gururaja claims silver

    CWG 2018, Day 1: Indian Weightlifter Gururaja claims silver

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    Malaysia's Muhammad Izhar Ahmad won gold with a total lift of 261kg - A Commonwealth Games record. 11 YEARS YOUNG: Anna Hursey made her Commonwealth Games debut at the age of 11, and drew plenty of attention as the youngest athlete competing at the Gold Coast .
  • Augusta National Women's Amateur Championship announced

    Augusta National Women's Amateur Championship announced

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    The event is expected to be televised and daily tickets will be made available through a random selection process to be announced later. The ultimate aim of the event is to attract a world class field of female amateurs, but it will clash with the first women's major of the year, the ANA Inspiration, which may force the game's leading players to choose which tournament they play in.
  • WATCH LIVE Villanova championship parade

    WATCH LIVE Villanova championship parade

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    However, the effort appeared to be in vain as many daring climbers still managed to ascend above the masses. The city of Philadelphia used Crisco after ahead of the Eagles' NFC championship game against the Minnesota Vikings earlier this year - but that didn't work.
  • Liverpool fans throw bottles, aim fireworks at Manchester City bus

    Liverpool fans throw bottles, aim fireworks at Manchester City bus

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    However, the Egyptian appeared to pull up with a muscle injury minutes into the second period before being replaced by Georginio Wijnaldum. "I am new here", Guardiola said. Fans climbed up lampposts, walls and road signs to catch a glimpse of the teams as they arrived ahead of the hotly anticipated first-leg clash. On Wednesday night, Liverpool scored three first-half goals to establish a clear advantage ahead of next week's second leg at the Etihad Stadium.
  • Mick Fanning denied fairytale farewell at Bells Beach

    Mick Fanning denied fairytale farewell at Bells Beach

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    The six-time world champion and three-time Bells victor will surf against Hawaiian Tatiana Weston-Webb in the final. "Yeah, it's unfortunate that we matched up in the quarter-finals", Wright said. Ferreira is also only the second Brazilian to win the Rip Curl Pro and it comes a year after he had to sit out the event because of injury. While he won't miss 6.30am starts, Fanning said he leaves the sport with "so many great memories".
  • Murdoch's Star bags India cricket media rights for record $944m

    Murdoch's Star bags India cricket media rights for record $944m

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    The second day saw stakes raised to a totally new level as the bidding closed at Rs 6032.50 crore for the consolidated media rights . Sony Pictures Network India, Star India and Reliance were the three companies in the fray. The ₹6,032 crore bid has also created the record of ₹ 59.14 crores for the highest broadcast rights fee for any cricket match. Three companies - Star India, Sony Pictures Network India (SPN) and Reliance Jio - were the big players who were involved in the ...
  • Rematch between Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw set for UFC 227

    Rematch between Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw set for UFC 227

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    The rematch was rescheduled for the Madison Square Garden card in November of previous year. The two last met at UFC 217 on November 4th previous year where Dillashaw ended the fight with a knockout in the second round. Both fighters would become the head coaches of opposing teams on season 25 of The Ultimate Fighter in 2017. The UFC has a big title fight rematch on its hands Saturday in NY, but another could be announced soon.