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Some players were shoo-ins to be drafted, like Baker Mayfield from the University of Oklahoma (more on him later), Josh Rosen from UCLA , and Bradley Chubb from North Carolina State . The action brought attention because the logo is considered untouchable ground. However, Mayfield insists he's his own man. He reached a plea deal last June and paid fines for several of the charges.
  • One day cricket move disappointing: SA gov

    One day cricket move disappointing: SA gov

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    Subsequently, Australia will play three-match ODI series against India, beginning January 12 at the Sydney Cricket Ground, ESPNcricinfo reported. Since November 2015, Adelaide has hosted one day-night Test every year. Following series against India, Australia will end their season with the two-match Test series against Sri Lanka in Brisbane under lights at the Gabba (from January 24 to 28) and the second match at the Manuka Oval in Canberra (from February 1 to 5).
  • Simeone treble buries Napoli as Juventus close on seventh straight title

    Simeone treble buries Napoli as Juventus close on seventh straight title

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    Napoli was left four points behind Juventus with three matches to play - the same gap which existed until the Partenopei beat Juventus a week ago. The referee at first gave Fiorentina a penalty and handed the Senegalese defender a yellow card, but changed that to a free kick for the home side and a red card for Koulibaly after reviewing the incident with the video assistant referee (VAR).
  • Browns take a chance on Antonio Callaway in the fourth round

    Browns take a chance on Antonio Callaway in the fourth round

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    Callaway (5'11/200) exploded onto the scene with 89/1,399/15.7/7 receiving and three special teams return TDs as a true freshman and sophomore before sitting out the entire 2017 season for multiple suspensions stemming from marijuana possession, credit-card fraud, and multiple other drug issues.
  • Roberto Firmino agrees terms on new long-term LFC deal

    Roberto Firmino agrees terms on new long-term LFC deal

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    After signing the deal, the world-class forward told Liverpoolfc.com : " It was an easy decision ". "The club have taken me in in an incredible way". This season has represented his most prolific since joining Liverpool with 27 goals in 50 appearances. However, given the rampant inflation in transfer fees over the past year following Firmino's global team-mate Neymar's 222 million euro move to Barcelona , that price tag was unlikely to put off potential suitors, upping the pressure on ...
  • Golden Knights look to shake off adversity vs. Sharks

    Golden Knights look to shake off adversity vs. Sharks

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    Games 3 and 4 are in San Jose on Monday and Wednesday , respectively. "We have a good bunch of guys, we've been through a lot together this year", Fleury said Sunday. "It will be a 100 percent turnaround", Gallant said. "He just jumps in and gets the job done and leads us to a playoff spot when no one thought we could get there, dealing with that type of an injury".
  • New England Patriots Select ASU Linebacker Christian Sam

    New England Patriots Select ASU Linebacker Christian Sam

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    He joins Purdue linebacker Ja'Whaun Bentley as the second linebacker selected for the Patriots on day three of the draft. While Bentley is a run stuffer, Sam offers a little more versatility. Sam's junior season ended after just one game due to a foot injury and he took a medical redshirt. He didn't let the injury get him down, as he is now a member of one of the greatest franchises in any sport.
  • Gonzales, bats help Mariners beat Cleveland

    Gonzales, bats help Mariners beat Cleveland

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    Ryon Healy hit two home runs and had four RBIs, Robinson Cano and Mitch Haniger also homered, and the Mariners defeated the Cleveland Indians 10-4 on Sunday. In that 4-0 Cleveland win, Clevinger threw 107 pitches, allowing two hits, with three strikeouts and two walks. The over has cashed in four of Cleveland's last seven games.
  • Danny Jacobs decisions Maciej Sulecki in WBA world middleweight title eliminator

    Danny Jacobs decisions Maciej Sulecki in WBA world middleweight title eliminator

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    If there was a feeling in the Center that Jacobs would cruise to a points win from the midway point, his foe, intent on keeping his unbeaten record in tact, had other ideas, regularly catching a frustrated Jacobs on the way in. "Now he must have a marquee fight next because he will rise and box even better against the better fighters", Hearn said. "I can't think about nothing else past Saturday right now except whooping this guy's behind", Miller said.
  • Anticipated $-0.53 EPS for Comstock Resources, Inc

    Anticipated $-0.53 EPS for Comstock Resources, Inc

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    Comstock Resources has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $9.13. (NYSE:CRK) is anticipated On May, 14., according to Zacks. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $-24.95 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 0, as for as the company's cash per share for the most recent quarter is $3.61, however its price to cash per share ratio for the same period is 1.94.
  • 49ers go for offense, grab OT McGlinchey with 9th pick

    49ers go for offense, grab OT McGlinchey with 9th pick

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    The Notre Dame product emerged as the top tackle in this year's draft and could potentially start opposite Joe Staley come September. He was the eighth offensive tackle to be taken in the first round in Notre Dame's history, following the footsteps of Ronnie Stanley , who was the sixth pick of the 2016 NFL Draft.
  • Rangers, Blue Jays look for better effort

    Rangers, Blue Jays look for better effort

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    After fanning the lead-off batter in the second, Garcia fell apart, giving up a walk and then back-to-back home runs by Jurickson Profar and Robinson Chirinos to stake the Rangers to a 3-0 lead. The Texas Rangers are also just 2-5 in their last seven and they haven't been able to string together wins as they sit at 9-17 overall and 5-5 on the road.
  • Longoria, Crawford homer as Giants slip past Dodgers

    Longoria, Crawford homer as Giants slip past Dodgers

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    The Giants will trot out Ty Blach in this one and he has gone 1-3 with a 4.31 ERA and a 1.53 WHIP in six starts on the year, including 0-1 with a 5.87 ERA and a 1.63 WHIP in three starts here at home. The 2012 World Series MVP threw 11 pitches, helping preserve the Giants' bullpen for the second game. However, it was not his play at third base that helped the team, it was his surprise appearance as a relief pitcher.
  • Jose Mourinho: We killed the Champions League story

    Jose Mourinho: We killed the Champions League story

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    United, meanwhile, have now clinched a top-four finish with three games to spare and are five points clear of Liverpool with a game in hand following a run of eight wins in their last nine league games. Asked to expand on his comments in the post-match press conference, Mourinho added: "Yeah (I have spoken to Fellaini about his future)". "Overall the team performance was positive for such a young team, but of course they were very disappointed in the dressing room".
  • Lydia Ko back in winners circle on LPGA Tour

    Lydia Ko back in winners circle on LPGA Tour

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    But Ko dominated that, nearly scoring an albatross with her second shot into the green. In all she owns 14 LPGA titles, including two majors and has spent 104 weeks at number one on the world.Victories at Lake Merced and 2014 and 2015 were part of that meteoric rise, and Ko, now a member of the club in suburban San Francisco, quipped that she thought she'd had some "friendly bounces" during a round that saw her hole out from a bunker for a birdie at the 11th.
  • Chris Coleman sacked by relegated Sunderland after just five months in charge

    Chris Coleman sacked by relegated Sunderland after just five months in charge

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    Back-to-back disastrous campaigns have seen Sunderland fall from top-flight mainstays to a League One outfit in less than two years, and there are no signs as to who could take charge next season. Short has been looking to sell Sunderland for some time and he said he will leave the club "financially strong and debt-free for the first time since years before I owned it".
  • Evgeni Malkin: Won't play in Game 2

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    Goalie Braden Holtby (32 saves) got the second assist on the play, after making a long pass that sprung Eller in the neutral zone. "We respectfully disagree with the league and their ruling, but that's not anything we can control". The Penguins have won seven consecutive playoff series versus the Capitals and nine of 10 overall. Hornqvist almost joined him when he appeared to stuff home a wraparound pass from Crosby - which would have cut Washington's lead to 3-2 just over nine minutes ...
  • Pirates-Kingham-Perfect Game Alert,1st Ld-Writethru

    Pirates-Kingham-Perfect Game Alert,1st Ld-Writethru

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    The Pittsburgh Pirates have officially recalled right-handed pitcher Nick Kingham , who is starting today's game. Trevor Williams pitched six innings, and gave up four hits and two walks while striking out two. The 10-year veteran catcher is now hitting.306 with three home runs and 18 RBI's on the season. The Cardinals are 1-5 in the last 6 meetings in Pittsburgh and the under is 6-2 in the last 8 meetings.
  • Messi: We were far better than all our rivals

    Messi: We were far better than all our rivals

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    Up ahead in attack, the usual strike partnership of Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez should start once again, with the duo looking to continue their scoring runs. Messi, with 29, is their top scorer in the league. Suddenly the champions-elect were desperately trying to hang onto their unbeaten record, as goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen made a smart stop from another Schaer header.
  • Defense vs. offense: Does Jazz D have any hope of grounding Rockets?

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    And with a midafternoon tip Sunday some 1,500 miles away in Houston , against a rested and ready Rockets team , the Jazz found problems right away. Houston's small-ball lineup presents a challenge to actually predict who will match up with who, however, we will just look at each starting lineup based on each team's 2018 playoff starting fives.
  • Struggles against Atlanta prompted Dallas to draft former Texas T Connor Williams

    Struggles against Atlanta prompted Dallas to draft former Texas T Connor Williams

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    The Cowboys took a tight end with the second of two picks in the fourth round in Stanford's Dalton Schultz. Kansas Jayhawks defensive end Dorance Armstrong Jr. If Witten is gone, Schultz will be competing for playing time with Geoff Swaim , Rico Gathers and Blake Jarwin. DON'T FORGET ABOUT NO. 1: Because of all the talk about Bryant and Witten, first-round pick Leighton Vander Esch was overshadowed.
  • Late Fellaini header condemns Wenger to Old Trafford defeat

    Late Fellaini header condemns Wenger to Old Trafford defeat

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    He will be at Manchester United next year certainly and I don't know where I will be. But with United unable to catch runaway leaders and champions Manchester City , and Arsenal having one eye on Thursday's Europa League semifinal second leg against Atletico Madrid, Sunday's match was unable to match those that have gone before in terms of intensity.
  • Arsenal legend Nicholas predicts tight win over Atletico Madrid

    Arsenal legend Nicholas predicts tight win over Atletico Madrid

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    But both men have reached out to him with warm words since he announced he was stepping down. The midfielder was expected to only miss a number of months, but has now been out of action for over a year. " Arsenal is the love of my life". Burgos also paid tribute to the club's players for their "heroic performance" at the Emirates Stadium. And ahead of the game the Frenchman has revealed that he once met with former United chairman Martin Edwards around the time Sir Alex Ferguson was ...
  • Southampton 2-1 Bournemouth

    Southampton 2-1 Bournemouth

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    Southampton move above Stoke City to 18th, one point below Swansea City and three points off Huddersfield Town who, on paper, have the most hard three games remaining of the campaign. Bournemouth's struggles at the back nearly gifted the third to substitute Shane Long and, though that opportunity went begging, they banked a potentially season-defining victory over their South Coast rivals courtesy of McCarthy's double save in stoppage-time.
  • Iowa's Daniels and Jackson ready to fill roles on NFL rosters

    Iowa's Daniels and Jackson ready to fill roles on NFL rosters

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    Naturally, Twitter users didn't pass up the opportunity to remind ESPN's Aaron Goldhammer of his on-air claim. Rosen was considered the most "pro ready" among the quarterbacks in this draft class and was expected to go anywhere from pick three to pick five.
  • Sandoval pitches in 15-6 blowout loss to Dodgers

    Sandoval pitches in 15-6 blowout loss to Dodgers

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    Cueto nearly immediately gave up a two-run home run to Corey Seager in the first inning to start the game. It was his 2nd blown save of the year and is now 0-1 with a 6.52 ERA on the year. Derek Holland had a rough outing as he allowed four ERs on four hits and four walks in 3.1 innings of work. As a hitter, the 31-year-old finished his day 1-for-4 with an RBI.
  • Andrew Robertson reacts to Celtic win; Chris Sutton slams Rangers

    Andrew Robertson reacts to Celtic win; Chris Sutton slams Rangers

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    Further goals from Tom Rogic and Callum McGregor in the 47th and 53rd minutes added to Rangers' humiliation, as Celtic Park went into party mode. "It's emotional but you have to play football and we did the basics very well". The lively lynchpin has been an important cog in Brendan Rodgers' machine this season, starting in 28 matches for the club, and since his real breakthrough season in 2011/12, the Scot has lifted the domestic title every season.
  • Philadelphia Eagles draft rugby player Jordan Mailata | Fort Worth Star-Telegram

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    He reached his destination Saturday when the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles drafted him in the fourth round , the 125th player selected overall. The Eagles traded into the No. 49 pick, one spot ahead of the Dallas Cowboys. "I had no idea. Once he gets his head around the rules and the strategies of American football, I see no reason at all why he can't succeed in the NFL ".
  • Red Bulls collide in Azerbaijan Grand Prix

    Red Bulls collide in Azerbaijan Grand Prix

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    The late safety auto was deployed as a result of Daniel Ricciardo slamming into the back of Red Bull team-mate Max Verstappen with 11 laps remaining, the duo having battled fiercely all race and already made contact once. Perez then moved onto Force India where he would have a better spell. Hulkenberg sadly hit a wall and had to retire the auto. This season has been different after it was discovered that the VJM11 had some fundamental design issues that have dropped the team to the ...
  • Jose Mourinho Slams Journalists Regarding His Team Management

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    Pogba's form has improved in recent weeks as he helped United beat City and Bournemouth in the league and Tottenham Hotspur in the FA Cup semi-finals. Paul Pogba is preparing for a "big one" against Arsenal, with Manchester United set to play host to Arsene Wenger's Gunners for the last time. I give my best for the team, for myself I'm happy because we are in a final and I want to finish the season very well.
  • Dhoni and Rayudu star as Super Kings down RCB in thriller

    Dhoni and Rayudu star as Super Kings down RCB in thriller

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    In match 27 of ongoing VIVO IPL 2018 , arch-rivals Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Mumbai Indians (MI) lock horns at CSK's adopted home ground; Pune . That it didn't hurt Mumbai was down to Rohit's performance. The two teams have a fierce rivalry between each other as they have faced each other the most number of times.
  • Huddersfield 0-2 Everton: Toffees rolling

    Huddersfield 0-2 Everton: Toffees rolling

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    Argentina global Ramiro Funes Mori is also pushing for a recall following an extended spell on the sidelines, and the Everton manager hinted in his pre-match press conference that the defender will be given an opportunity to impress at some point between now and the end of the campaign.
  • Fedor Emelianenko defeated Frank Mir by knockout in the first round

    Fedor Emelianenko defeated Frank Mir by knockout in the first round

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    The Saturday fight came a few days after Emelianenko was questioned by the Federal Bureau of Investigation over what The Telegraph reported was the Russian MMA fighter's collaboration with Affliction Entertainment. Mir and Emelianenko has been a fight in the making for almost 20 years and Bellator is finally putting it together. "To tell you the truth, I believe that Chael is a good person, because when we meet each other in some place or in the hotel, we actually communicate in a ...
  • Button Confirmed For Le Mans Debut With SMP Racing

    Button Confirmed For Le Mans Debut With SMP Racing

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    His teammates will be our strongest drivers Mikhail Aleshin and Vitaly Petrov . Button will race the whole WEC programme except for Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium in early May which clashes with the second leg of the Japanese Super GT , where he is also racing.
  • Roma chief blasts 'moron' fans over Liverpool assault

    Roma chief blasts 'moron' fans over Liverpool assault

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    Police have said Mr Cox remains in a critical condition in hospital. Mr Cox sustained severe injuries and is now in an induced coma in the Walton Neurological Centre near Anfield stadium. On fan behaviour and the suggestion there could be more trouble involving Liverpool supporters, Klopp said: "Since I've been here I've never heard anything about that".
  • Antonio Conte Determined to Stay at Chelsea Next Season

    Antonio Conte Determined to Stay at Chelsea Next Season

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    The 32-year-old said last week that he remained optimistic about returning to the worldwide fold, despite enduring a "rollercoaster" of a season in which he has struggled to maintain his place in Chelsea's starting lineup. "We are talking about an important player for Chelsea ". "I'm sure that the coach will take the best decision for the national team". "He had this problem in his knee, but he is working very hard and I think he is aiming to come back before the end of the season", the ...
  • Stephen Curry: Out for Game 1

    Stephen Curry: Out for Game 1

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    New Orleans has a razor thin margin for error in this series, and they can not afford to scuttle through Game 1 fighting off rust form the extended time off. The question that isn't going away is whether or not they need DeMarcus Cousins to be a true championship contender. Both of them were almost unstoppable in the first round, and both are also major factors on the defensive end.
  • Sabres win Lottery, will select 1st in upcoming NHL Draft

    Sabres win Lottery, will select 1st in upcoming NHL Draft

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    The Montreal Canadiens need offence and the third pick should be Filip Zadina of the Halifax Mooseheads. The Canadiens now boast 10 selections in the Lone Star State. 3. The Sabres (25-45-12), who finished with 62 points, had an 18.5 percent chance of winning the lottery. The Coyotes had an 11.5-percent chance of picking first this year.
  • Stalemate leaves Brighton and Burnley looking over their shoulders

    Stalemate leaves Brighton and Burnley looking over their shoulders

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    The Seagulls took a crucial point away from a tough game against Tottenham ten days ago at the Amex. - Brighton have been involved in a joint-league-high five goalless draws in the Premier League this season, level with Southampton. The Cameroon worldwide was targeted in the wake of his racism row with West Bromwich Albion striker Jay Rodriguez , a Burnley-born player who started his career with his hometown club.
  • Jose Mourinho: I never had a personal issue with Paul Pogba

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    Wenger also reflected on the quality of the United team he could have inherited from Ferguson, as he admitted his Arsenal teams faced a huge challenge to match Ferguson's squad of serial winners. "Look, yes I speak to everybody". But Wenger, reportedly on £8 million a year at Arsenal , only has his sights on today's clash and he is unlikely to play a first-choice side with the second leg of the Europa League semi-final against Atletico Madrid looming on Thursday.