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Walsh, who achieved the best finish for a female rider in the race when third on Seabass in 2012, said: 'I'm realistic. Rupert Adams, spokesman for William Hill, said: "Baie Des Iles could end up being our worst result - she will love the soft ground, is a grey and, most importantly, has Katie Walsh on board".
  • Wall Street rises as Chinese president eases trade worries

    Wall Street rises as Chinese president eases trade worries

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    Beijing was quick to respond with its own list, and President Donald Trump subsequently announced he asked the US Trade Representative to consider US$100 billion in additional tariffs against China. For instance, lowering import duties on cars will benefit relatively few United States companies, most of which already produce and ship their vehicles from within China.
  • Former Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski joins Seahawks

    Former Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski joins Seahawks

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    He went on to enjoy a memorable 17-year run with the Raiders before missing the 2017 season with a back injury. Janikowski, 40, earned Pro-Bowl and second-team All-Pro honors in 2011, and over the course of his career has made 80.4 percent of his field-goal attempts and 98.9 percent of extra-point attempts.
  • Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero ruled out of Tottenham Hotspur clash

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    According to their manager, after seeing goals ruled out in both legs, with Guardiola sent to the stands for remonstrating with the referee when Leroy Sane had a goal ruled out at the Etihad Stadium. After losing to United, how we played against Liverpool was top. He said: "You just have to shut up sometimes". Discussing the challenge last week, former Liverpool star Danny Murphy said : "I have to be honest, when we first saw it, we were a bit "oo, it looks like a pen", he said on Match ...
  • Manchester United set to turn down any approach for Marcus Rashford

    Manchester United set to turn down any approach for Marcus Rashford

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    The Reds welcome bottom-club West Bromwich Albion to Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon, in the first of six remaining games in the Premier League . Despite making 29 Premier League appearances for the Red Devils , majority have been from the bench after starting just 14 of them this season.
  • Adam Rippon, Tonya Harding to join

    Adam Rippon, Tonya Harding to join "Dancing with the Stars"

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    Dancing with the Stars: Athletes will feature Tonya Harding , Mirai Nagasu and Adam Rippon . Former Olympic skater Tonya Harding , fresh off a wave of publicity from the film " I, Tonya ", is also joining the compeition. "I just want to go out and we will do the best that we can, and hopefully beat his wife". Fellow dancer Artem Chigvintsev said he expects it to be an especially competitive season.
  • Cowboys will release star WR Dez Bryant

    Cowboys will release star WR Dez Bryant

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    The polarizing wideout met with owner Jerry Jones and team brass on Friday morning. The Cowboys could release Lufkin native Dez Bryant today, according to an ESPN insider. After averaging 84 catches, 1,216 yards and 12 touchdowns per season from 2011-14, Bryant has seen his production fall to 50 catches, 678 yards and six scores per season over the past three years.
  • Max Verstappen:

    Max Verstappen: "The pace was looking good"

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    Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen was 0.359 seconds behind, followed by Valtteri Bottas of Mercedes . Lewis Hamilton's bid to become a six-time victor in China got off to a promising start on Friday with the Mercedes driver dominating opening practice on a cool and overcast morning in Shanghai.
  • Hornets Fire Steve Clifford After 5 Seasons

    Hornets Fire Steve Clifford After 5 Seasons

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    The move to dismiss him came after his face-to-face meeting Friday with new general manager Mitch Kupchak . Since then, Charlotte failed to make the postseason every year, even with the development of Kemba Walker into an All-Star guard in the East, as well as the addition of Dwight Howard this year, who surprised many with his resurgent season.
  • Seahawks Sign QB Stephen Morris After Postponing Kaepernick Workout

    Seahawks Sign QB Stephen Morris After Postponing Kaepernick Workout

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    But the Seahawks still need a backup quarterback, and according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network they have pivoted quickly and signed Stephen Morris . In March 2017, Kaepernick opted out of his 49ers contract and became a free agent. Reid was among the first players who protested with Kaepernick. As of now, Russell Wilson and Morris are the only QBs on Seattle's roster.
  • Ex-Michigan QB Speight indicates he's moving to UCLA

    Ex-Michigan QB Speight indicates he's moving to UCLA

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    In the time since Speight's exit from Ann Arbor, Michigan, coach Jim Harbaugh has told both the quarterback and others that the "door is open" for a return to the team. At UCLA, Speight will join a roster that includes sophmore quarterback Devon Modster and freshman signal caller Dorian Thompson-Robinson. The former MI quarterback will also reunite with Jimmie Dougherty, the passing game coordinator and wide receivers coach at UCLA, who was an offensive analyst in 2016 at MI.
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore win toss and opt to bowl

    Royal Challengers Bangalore win toss and opt to bowl

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    While RCB will look forward to register their first win, they will face a team that comes pumped up after their previous victory over Delhi Daredevils. The likes Quinton de Kock, Sarfaraz Khan and Chris Woakes did not fire against KKR and would want to improve if RCB want their batting to fire. Punjab has other power hitters in their squad as well including David Miller and Chris Gayle .
  • Olynyk, Heat to duel with 76ers in Round 1

    Olynyk, Heat to duel with 76ers in Round 1

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    According to SportsLine data scientist Stephen Oh, the 76ers have a 14.3 percent chance to win the conference and a 3.8 percent chance to win it all. I mean last season's Rookie of the Year snub was understandable, as Joel Embiid , the unquestioned best rookie in the entire league missed over half of the season, and his teammate Dario Saric only really came on in the last two months of the season, but to deprive Simmons of an award he has rightfully earned based on a technicality seems ...
  • Liverpool fear no one in Champions League semi-final

    Liverpool fear no one in Champions League semi-final

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    Liverpool unexpectedly cruised into their first Champions League semi-final since 2008 - where they were beaten Chelsea - and will be joined by Bayern Munich , Real Madrid and Roma in the hat for the last four draw. It is everything you dream of when you are a young lad, ' he said according to Four Four Two . He was grateful to see his boss in the technical area while City were left rudderless by Pep Guardiola's banishment to the stands at the interval.
  • Lindsay Whalen Takes Over Women's Basketball

    Lindsay Whalen Takes Over Women's Basketball

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    Marlene Stollings led the Gophers to a 24-9 record and a trip to the second round of the 2018 NCAA tournament before taking the Texas Tech job earlier this week. The fourth overall pick of the 2004 WNBA Draft, Whalen spent her first six seasons as a pro with the Connecticut Sun. Lindsay is a proven leader at every level of her illustrious career and I know she will continue to excel as a head coach of the Gopher program.
  • Student wins Gold medal at Commonwealth Games 2018!

    Student wins Gold medal at Commonwealth Games 2018!

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    Gold Coast: The Indian contingent at the Commonwealth Games will appeal against the CGF court's decision to oust two of the country's athletes for violating the no needle policy. Brooke Stratton of Australia won the silver medal with a jump of 6.77 metres. "Although I carry a little weight, I keep myself fairly fit". "I have kind of known for a while I can compete against these girls but it's not really come together".
  • CWG 2018: At 15, shooter Bhanwala wins gold and creates history

    CWG 2018: At 15, shooter Bhanwala wins gold and creates history

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    He surpassed Manu Bhaker , the 16-year-old shooting sensation who bagged the gold medal in women's 10m air pistol event. He broke the record made by Australia's David Chapman in the Commonwealth Games held in Glasgow in 2014. Anish scored 286 in stage 1 and 294 in stage 2 qualifying, while Neeraj had 291 in stage 1 and 288 in stage 2. With the last three eliminators to go, Evglevski took his game a notch higher, scoring a 5/5 to bridge the gap between him and the Indian to just two points.
  • Making a case for LeBron James as the 2018 NBA MVP Video

    Making a case for LeBron James as the 2018 NBA MVP Video

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    After early struggles resulted in Cleveland unloading their roster as the trade deadline closed, James willed the Cavs to a fourth seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs while securing his tenth consecutive division title and leading the team in rebounds, assists, points, steals, and blocks.
  • First round of Playoffs for the Leafs

    First round of Playoffs for the Leafs

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    The Boston Bruins forward is usually going full-speed on the ice, whether it's chasing the puck on the forecheck or sizing up an opponent for a hit. Zach Hyman replied for the Leafs, while Frederik Andersen made 35 stops. Although he worked out on Wednesday, the team made a decision to give him until at least Saturday to recover from the puck to the right ear that has kept him out since March 31.
  • Denied: Vontaze Burfict suspended for first 4 games of the season

    Denied: Vontaze Burfict suspended for first 4 games of the season

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    Burfict attempted to appeal the suspension in March, arguing that the medication he was prescribed for the concussion he suffered from a hit by Steelers wide receiver Ju Ju Smith-Schuster resulted inthe failed test, which also occurred after he was already ruled out for the season.
  • Five more athletes missing from Commonwealth Games village

    Five more athletes missing from Commonwealth Games village

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    While acknowledging it was unknown why the athletes had fled, Cr Dobie said it was perhaps not shocking. Team spokesman Simon Molombe has described the missing seven as "deserters" and said: "The authorities are very disappointed with these people".
  • Is this $1 billion cricket deal all it's cracked up to be?

    Is this $1 billion cricket deal all it's cracked up to be?

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    The much talked about deal will see Nine end its 40-year association with the game. It follows last month's deal by Nine to secure the broadcast rights for Australian tennis, ending Seven's 40-year relationship with Tennis Australia. Nine said while it would not have Australian worldwide matches from next summer but the rights loss would have no impact on its 2018 financial results.
  • OSU's Loryn Goodwin selected by Dallas in second round of WNBA Draft

    OSU's Loryn Goodwin selected by Dallas in second round of WNBA Draft

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    The 2014 Ohio Ms. Basketball victor arrived in New York Tuesday. UConn has had 36 WNBA draft selections since the league's inception in 1997. The Draft will also stream live on the ESPN App. "It's one of those things where (a shorter guard) can run a team, be vocal, get the ball (to her teammates)", Chatman said. For every woman picked, those who hadn't yet been selected were among the first to applaud and cheer loudly.
  • Mourinho Eying TWO Attackers As Replacement For Anthony Martial

    Mourinho Eying TWO Attackers As Replacement For Anthony Martial

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    Reports in France this week, suggested Martial wants to leave Old Trafford, after growing frustrated with his role under Mourinho. The 55-year-old signed a three-year deal with United in 2016 and was midway through his contract when speculation over Paris Saint-Germain's interest intensified.
  • RB Salzburg Bamboozle Lazio With 3 Goals In Only 6 Minutes

    RB Salzburg Bamboozle Lazio With 3 Goals In Only 6 Minutes

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    Diego Costa and Lucas Hernandez were injured as Atletico Madrid booked a place in the semi-finals of the Europa League . However, Arsenal scored a crucial away goal in the 75th minute, Welbeck curling home a ideal first-time shot after a neat one-two with Mohamed Elneny left him with just Igor Akinfeev to beat.
  • Wale Writes Touching Post After Speaking With Meek Mill

    Wale Writes Touching Post After Speaking With Meek Mill

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    Last November, Judge Genece Brinkley sentenced Mill to two to four years in state prison for probation violations on a almost 10-year-old gun charge. "I know some of our players in the National Football League have talked about this, and I see firsthand that it's just wrong", Kraft told reporters following his visit.
  • NFL Mock Draft: Oakland Raiders 3-round mock 6.0

    NFL Mock Draft: Oakland Raiders 3-round mock 6.0

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    A four-year starter at left guard during his time in Williamsburg, Hilland received All-Colonial Athletic Association First Team honors following a senior season in which he started all 11 games. The ideal player in mind for this would be D.J. Moore as he is a different kind of receiver who is one of the most productive receiving prospects in this years draft class.
  • Cleveland Browns finalizing long-term deal with WR Jarvis Landry

    Cleveland Browns finalizing long-term deal with WR Jarvis Landry

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    Jarvis Landry is finalizing an extension with the Cleveland Browns , Josina Anderson of ESPN.com reports . Landry was hit with a $15.98 million franchise tag before being traded away by the Miami Dolphins . Last season, Browns receivers caught 57 percent of the passes thrown to them; Landry has caught 71 percent in his career. Only five players in the National Football League have received higher guarantees at signing, according to Sportrac: Kirk Cousins, Matthew Stafford, Ndamukong ...
  • Woods officially commits to US Open at Shinnecock Hills

    Woods officially commits to US Open at Shinnecock Hills

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    Open tournaments at the iconic venue, withdrawing in 1995 as an amateur and finishing 17th in 2004. He is expected to play at either the Wells Fargo Championship or the Players Championship next month, in the build-up to the US Open. The start at Shinnecock will mark Woods' first in the men's second major of the season since 2015, when he shot 80 and 76 in the first two rounds at Chambers Bay and missed the cut.
  • Reuben Foster Bail $75K for Domestic Violence; Richard Sherman Attended Hearing

    Reuben Foster Bail $75K for Domestic Violence; Richard Sherman Attended Hearing

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    The 24-year-old was also charged with felony possession of an assault weapon and misdemeanour possession of a large capacity weapon magazine and, if convicted on all charges, faces a maximum sentence of 11 years in prison. Reuben is aware that his place in our great organization is under great scrutiny and will depend on what is learned through the legal process". 49ers general manager John Lynch has spoken on domestic violence before, and he's been tough on it before.
  • National Basketball Association playoff matchups set after wild final night

    National Basketball Association playoff matchups set after wild final night

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    Despite having the top seed in the Western Conference locked up heading into the playoffs, the Houston Rockets aren't sitting around when it comes to roster maintenance. 3 seed in the West. Portland will take on No. 6 New Orleans in the first round. The Minnesota Timberwolves clinched the final spot in the Western Conference with an overtime win over the Denver Nuggets in a winner-take-all game.
  • Which 2018 NFL Draft Quarterback Prospect Is Best Fit For Patriots?

    Which 2018 NFL Draft Quarterback Prospect Is Best Fit For Patriots?

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    With rumors of the Patriots interest in Jackson starting to heat up, one might think Brady would feel threatened. With Tom Brady entering his 19th National Football League season at the age of 40 and Jimmy Garoppolo off in San Francisco, the Patriots are in the market for an eventual successor to their five-time Super Bowl champion.
  • Will the real NBA MVP please stand up?

    Will the real NBA MVP please stand up?

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    While LeBron is good at taking care of the ball, his turnover numbers are actually not great for an elite playmaker. But the 33-year-old capped a remarkable run in which he seemed to break a record every night by adding another accomplishment to his long list of achievements.
  • Tyson Fury to fight in Manchester in June

    Tyson Fury to fight in Manchester in June

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    But nothing appears to have been signed and Fury is not expected to confirm any opponent today. 'I'm back to claim what's rightfully mine and that's the world; I'll hold it in my hands. "I'm more confident looking at the competition". "It's not been frustrating at all". Warren said Fury would need "three or four fights" before being ready to take on the best in the business.
  • Super Eagles of Nigeria up 5 places in new FIFA Ranking

    Super Eagles of Nigeria up 5 places in new FIFA Ranking

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    The Pharaohs, who continued to drop for the third month in a row, remained fifth in the African rankings with 636 points. The official account of the FIFA World Cup on Twitter praised Egyptian cyclist Mohamed Noufal who chose to go from Cairo to Russian Federation on a bicycle to attend the World Cup that is scheduled to kick off in June.