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After allowing five runs to the Twins in his first start, he has given up just one run over his last 13 innings of work. Detroit is 17-50 in their last 67 games overall and 2-7 in their last 9 games against the AL East while the over is 26-9-1 in their last 36 home games.
  • Dwight Freeney retiring from National Football League; will retire as a Colt

    Dwight Freeney retiring from National Football League; will retire as a Colt

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    The Colts announced on Thursday that Freeney will formally announce his retirement as a member of the Colts at a press conference next Monday. The Colts made the announcement today. Freeney was the 11th overall pick of the 2002 draft and played with the Colts for the next 11 seasons. Freeney, 38, was born in Hartford and an All-State player at Bloomfield High before going onto Syracuse.
  • Saints WR Willie Snead signs two-year RFA offer sheet with Ravens

    Saints WR Willie Snead signs two-year RFA offer sheet with Ravens

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    As a restricted free agent, Snead was given an original-round tender by the Saints , but since Snead was undrafted, the Saints will receive no draft-pick compensation from the Ravens should Snead sign with them. Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome has attempted to upgrade a passing game that ranked 29th in the National Football League last season. He earned just eight catches for 92 yards in 11 games.
  • Steph Curry to begin participating in modified Warriors practices

    Steph Curry to begin participating in modified Warriors practices

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    Durant, however, walked off under his own power and told reporters that he was fine after the game. According to Marcus Thompson of The Athletic , Curry is not close to playing, and, in fact, is still a ways away from playing. "That could mean it's more realistic for Curry, who no doubt is desperate to return to action, to return for Game 3 of the next round - especially if you factor in the Warriors' usual cautiousness".
  • Dave Gettleman calls idea New York Giants must draft a QB 'hogwash'

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    Tyrod Taylor can hold down the fort for a year or two but it's time they got their franchise guy. Cleveland, as usual, has the first overall pick and there will be no shortage of drama. The exercise of anointing a generational talent at the running back position has become an annual tradition at this point. Reporters for ESPN and the NFL Network reportedly won't post picks for the first two rounds of the 2018 NFL draft on social media before they're announced on television.
  • Former NFL Player Sold Baseball Card For How Much?

    Former NFL Player Sold Baseball Card For How Much?

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    A 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle PSA Mint 9 owned by former Broncos guard Evan Mathis . Only one card is worth more with the title of the most expensive card ever sold at an auction going to a 1909 T206 Honus Wagner card which was purchased for $3.12 million dollars in October of 2016.
  • NFL Program: Eagles and Falcons to Open Season

    NFL Program: Eagles and Falcons to Open Season

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    ET, NBC). Instead, the debut Sunday-nighter pits the Chicago Bears at the Green Bay Packers , in the 195 regular-season matchup of these old rivals. The Monday nighters on opening weekend feature the New York Jets at Detroit . Sunday, Nov. 18, 1 p.m. - Eagles at Saints: Former Eagles cornerback Patrick Robinson returns an interception for a touchdown. In that case, we'll find out just how good they are after the Week 8 bye.
  • Ibrahimovic will play at the world Cup

    Ibrahimovic will play at the world Cup

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    Zlatan Ibrahimovic announced his arrival on the MLS stage in the most "Zlatan" of fashions, scoring a 40-yard volley before winning the game with a header late to see his side overturn at a 3-0 deficit to defeat LA FC 4-3. people get insane", Ibrahimovic said. Asked to confirm whether Ibrahimovic was part of his plans, Andersson added: "No, absolutely not". Because he has said "no".
  • Brendan Rodgers among favourites for Arsenal - Celtic send out instant response

    Brendan Rodgers among favourites for Arsenal - Celtic send out instant response

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    Arsene Wenger's announcement that he will leave Arsenal at the end of the season has Celtic fans anxious about the prospect of Brendan Rodgers making a dramatic return to England's top flight. Asked if he would allow Rodgers to speak to Arsenal, he added: "Absolutely, you can not put handcuffs on anybody if they want to go to a club as good as Arsenal".
  • Nassar victims file lawsuits in Houston against USAG, USOC, and MSU

    Nassar victims file lawsuits in Houston against USAG, USOC, and MSU

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    Many also pointed to the institutional giants Nassar worked for, including USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University, as the reason many parents blindly trusted him. Olympic Committee, Michigan State University, and law enforcement agencies, according to the lawsuit. Nassar is now serving decades in prison for molesting women and girls and for possessing child pornography .
  • Nadal beats Karen Khachanov as Novak Djokovic loses

    Nadal beats Karen Khachanov as Novak Djokovic loses

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    Nadal continued: "I can't let him play from easy positions". That hope was quickly and brutally extinguished by Nadal, however, the Spaniard racing into a 40-0 lead in the next game and taking the second of three break points. "He [Thiem] is a player that plays so good on every surface, but especially on clay", Nadal was quoted as saying by ATP's official website . Earlier on Friday, Dimitrov improved an already imperious career record against Goffin and clinched his seventh win over ...
  • Gomez and Lovren set to return for Liverpool's trip to West Brom

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    They attacked without fear against United, but retained their shape, finishing the game having had the same number of shots on target as United, despite Jose Mourinho throwing all his attacking weapons at the Darren Moore's men. "We lost in the FA Cup (to West Brom) - I don't need to remind anybody of that". We are the first opponent in that situation and we need to be at our best.
  • Former OSU football Coach Earle Bruce dies at 87

    Former OSU football Coach Earle Bruce dies at 87

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    His four daughters call him a "a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and a respected coach to many". He was preceded in death by his wife Jean. "You're only as good as your last game here". COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Earle Bruce embraced the hard task of following his mentor, Woody Hayes , as Ohio State's head football coach. He had been diagnosed with the early stages of Alzheimer's disease in August 2017.
  • Wisler Leads Braves To Big Win Over Mets

    Wisler Leads Braves To Big Win Over Mets

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    NY is also 11-4 in their last 15 Friday games and 0-4 in Syndergaard's last four Friday starts. When asked if he'd be comfortable with a move to the bullpen, Harvey responded, "I am a starting pitcher". "So I know the results aren't there, I feel bad I couldn't have figured that out earlier and better keep the damage limited, but it was a huge positive for me, those last three innings".
  • Arsenal Release Emotional Video Following Arsene Wenger Exit Announcement

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    Vieira had already left in 2005, Henry and David Dein - who was both the vice chairman and a trusted ally of Wenger in the boardroom - departed in 2007, and Arsenal veered toward bringing through youth players and cheaper signings. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists he will not be patrolling the touchline into his old age like 68-year-old Arsene Wenger as he does not need football to be happy.
  • Mohamed Salah links up with Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard — EXTRA TIME

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    Salah has 40 goals to his name in all competitions and if he can reach 47 strikes by the end of the season, he will tie Ian Rush for the most goals by a Liverpool player in a season. Didier Drogba posted a congratulatory message to Mo Salah after the Liverpool forward broke his Premier League scoring record for an African player.
  • Man United boss Jose Mourinho hails Paul Pogba's impact against Bournemouth

    Man United boss Jose Mourinho hails Paul Pogba's impact against Bournemouth

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    The win saw United bounce back from Sunday's woeful 1-0 home defeat to rock-bottom West Brom, a result which presented bitter rivals Manchester City with the Premier League title. We are inconsistent many times in our attitude. "On the balance of play I think we deserved to get back in the game ". Stoke, who play Crystal Palace and Swansea in their last two games of the season, also have an outside chance, but they'll likely need to pick up points against Burnley and Liverpool in ...
  • Canelo Alvarez Using PEDs Is 'Obvious,' Julio Cesar Chavez Jr Says

    Canelo Alvarez Using PEDs Is 'Obvious,' Julio Cesar Chavez Jr Says

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    GGG has already announced a new opponent for May 5, as he'll defend his IBO, WBA and WBC titles against Vanes Martirosyan, who hasn't fought since 2016 and has lost two of his last three bouts. "But we respect the commission's ruling". In a statement, Alvarez's promoters, Golden Boy Promotions said they accepted the sanction - and indicated they aimed to reschedule the Golovkin rematch for September.
  • Major snubs in English Premier League Team of the Year

    Major snubs in English Premier League Team of the Year

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    After 33 matches Pep Guardiola's side have won 28 while only losing two and drawing three. The 25-year-old player, who was named as the PFA Player of the Month, has been shortlisted earlier for the Player of the Year award competing with Kevin de Bruyne , Leroy Sane, David Silva (Manchester City), David de Gea ( Manchester United ) and Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur).
  • 'The Equalizer 2' First Trailer: Denzel Washington's Back in Action

    'The Equalizer 2' First Trailer: Denzel Washington's Back in Action

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    But he chose to return for another chapter as badass-for-hire Robert McCall in The Equalizer 2. The first official trailer shows Washington learning devastating news and then feeling compelled to exact revenge. THE EQUALIZER 2 opens in theaters on July 20. Now, Johnny Equalizer is back in The Equalizer 2 , now he's a Lyft driver and he's taking bad guys to only one destination...
  • EPL: Victor Moses scores as Chelsea beat Burnley

    EPL: Victor Moses scores as Chelsea beat Burnley

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    And was the in-form Burnley that provided an early scare that got the equaliser for them in the 66th minute as Johann Gudmundsson unleashed a strike and Ashley Barnes deflected the shot into the net with his body. "In the past it was very hard for me to try this option with the two strikers", he said. Chelsea dominated and took the lead in the 20th minute when Long deflected the ball into his own net after good work on the right by Moses.
  • NFL Schedule 2018: Here's when the Giants will play the Eagles

    NFL Schedule 2018: Here's when the Giants will play the Eagles

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    The Eagles will once again play the dirty birds, while they attempt to get revenge from last season. NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app will stream all NBC games to desktops, mobile, tablets and connected TVs via "TV Everywhere", giving consumers additional value to their subscription service, and making high-quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms.
  • Top performance: Mourinho defends Pogba after Scholes calls him 'disrespectful'

    Top performance: Mourinho defends Pogba after Scholes calls him 'disrespectful'

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    Arsenal are still in the hunt for European glory , with the Gunners facing Atletico Madrid in the Europa League semi final. Mourinho was adamant this week that their place in next season's Champions League was not yet secure, but victory will see them move to fourteen points clear of Chelsea with just a handful of matches remaining.
  • Miami Dolphins Full 2018 Schedule Released

    Miami Dolphins Full 2018 Schedule Released

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    To take that deja vu one step further: The Patriots will also visit the Dolphins in Week 14 and the Steelers in Week 15 , just as they did a year ago, giving them the same final four games in the same locations as 2017. Week 6: at Houston Texans , 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14. Then it's a Sunday-night visit to Detroit on NBC (Sept. 23, 8:20 start), putting a spotlight on former Patriots' defensive coordinator Matt Patricia's first battle as the Lions' head coach against his former mentor, ...
  • National Hockey League playoffs 2018: Bruins' Patrice Bergeron out for Game 4

    National Hockey League playoffs 2018: Bruins' Patrice Bergeron out for Game 4

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    It's given annually to the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game. "I think we all did that". "I'm just trying to play my game". "It didn't go our way [in Game 3]". Brad Marchand and David Pastrnak were able to light the lamp anyway, with Marchand netting the game-winning goal off a feed from Pastrnak in the second period.
  • England Cricket Board developing new 100-ball format of cricket for 2020

    England Cricket Board developing new 100-ball format of cricket for 2020

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    The tournament is being slated for 2020, with cities like Southampton, Birmingham, Leeds, London, Manchester, Cardiff and Nottingham serving as possible venues.Lord's and The Oval will host newly found teams like Ageas Bowl, Edgbaston, Headingley, Old Trafford, the Swalec Stadium and Trent Bridge.
  • New York Jets' schedule highlighted by Monday night opener in Motown

    New York Jets' schedule highlighted by Monday night opener in Motown

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    For the second consecutive year the Jets will finish the season at the Patriots and considering the expectations on the Jets this season, a playoff berth could be hanging in the balance in that contest. Either way, it will be aired on NFL Network and thus is the Jets' third national game on the schedule. The team will host Baltimore in Week 3 on Saturday, Aug.
  • Steve Kerr shares touching memory of Erin Popovich

    Steve Kerr shares touching memory of Erin Popovich

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    After missing the first 27 games of the year, Leonard plays about 16 minutes in a six-point loss in Dallas in which he scored 13 points on six-of-12 shooting. The Popoviches met when Gregg was an assistant coach at Air Force and Erin was the daughter of a team trainer. Warriors coach Steve Kerr, one of those mentored by Popovich, declined to talk at practice, a rarity for him.
  • Manchester City players dominate English Premier League's team of the season

    Manchester City players dominate English Premier League's team of the season

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    It is a very strong club, they have an important squad with great players and are a club that want to invest and improve. They are all playing the way Pep wants them to play. They need a minimum of three wins to break the record . His fellow Claret James Tarkowski has been good enough to earn himself a call up to the England squad and Burnley could yet beat Arsenal to sixth in the league, which would be incredible.
  • Alabama's Jalen Hurts to transfer if he loses starting QB job

    Alabama's Jalen Hurts to transfer if he loses starting QB job

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    Does he make sense for Texas A&M football and Jimbo Fisher? Nobody knows what the outcome of this situation will bring. "He is a great quarterback". Hurts is also a victor, the Tide have a record of 26-2 with Hurts calling the shots. Hurts has two more years of college eligibility. Listeners of The Game with Ryan Fowler called in the show to weigh in on the discussion of Hurts potentially transferring if he doesn't get the starting job in the upcoming season.
  • Monte-Carlo Masters: Novak Djokovic made to dig deep in R2

    Monte-Carlo Masters: Novak Djokovic made to dig deep in R2

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    Nadal, who reigns as the defending champion, will next face the fifth-seeded Thiem in the quarter-final on Friday. The tone for a one-sided contest was set early on as Khachanov was broken to love in his first service game. All seven meetings have been on clay, and Nadal's last loss was in the 2017 Rome Masters. The former world number four, who has struggled over the a year ago with a right wrist injury, followed up his first-round victory against Tomas Berdych with a solid display on ...
  • Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah happy to prove Chelsea wrong

    Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah happy to prove Chelsea wrong

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    The 25-year-old has scored 30 goals in 32 league appearances during a spectacular debut season at Liverpool with Salah tallying 40 strikes in total across all competitions in 45 outings. Other teams can have very good players , but no group. Mo Salah has been lethal against nearly all the teams he has faced this season, and in the process he has scored some spectacular goals as well.
  • Burnley boss Dyche on Chelsea defeat: They're still a good side

    Burnley boss Dyche on Chelsea defeat: They're still a good side

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    But it was miss number three which underlined Morata's lack of confidence in his finishing ability. "Our strikers, Giroud and Morata, did a great job they played a fantastic game with a great sacrifice without the ball and they put great pressure on the Burnley defence and forced them to play long from their own half which is less risky", the Italian added.
  • Hawkeyes' Big Ten basketball opponents announced

    Hawkeyes' Big Ten basketball opponents announced

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    The women are maintaining an 18-game conference schedule, meaning the Husker women will face four opponents once at home , another four once on the road and five teams in home-and-away meetings. Dates for the schedule will be announced later this summer. The Boilermakers will also play a single home game against both Ohio State and MI, two teams that were in the NCAA Tournament last season.
  • National Football League mock draft: 4 quarterbacks in the top 5?

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    Two of those four busts are quarterbacks and that's no coincidence. Should a running back be taken first overall? Lamar Jackson to the Ravens is picking up some steam. coaches. The former Hokie is considered a boom-or-bust pick. "You want to be a part of something like that - something that's bigger than yourself, something that will leave a legacy, being a part of something special".
  • 76ers: Joel Embiid doubtful for Game 3 against Heat

    76ers: Joel Embiid doubtful for Game 3 against Heat

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    He'll be wearing a mask with protective eyewear built into it, which is also reportedly stronger than a normal mask. Brown told reporters on Thursday that a decision on the franchise player's status for Game 3 would be determined collaboratively between the coach, Embiid and team doctors.
  • Spurs vs. Warriors, Game 3 live stream

    Spurs vs. Warriors, Game 3 live stream

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    Leonard missed all but seven games this season due to injury. The Warriors are looking to push their rival, the Spurs, to the brink of elimination . Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James is second on the list, followed by Warriors forward Kevin Durant , Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo and Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving.
  • Jaguars unveil new, minimalist uniforms with return of black helmet

    Jaguars unveil new, minimalist uniforms with return of black helmet

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    Jaguars president Mark Lamping said that was the result of a "miscommunication" by the team and that the airport "had actually nothing to do with it". Because when you put that uniform on you not only represent your franchise, your team, your community; you represent your family. The new appearance seems to be a ideal fit for Jacksonville's on-field style.