• Dodgers to face former phenom Matt Harvey on Friday

    Dodgers to face former phenom Matt Harvey on Friday

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    He was acquired from the New York Mets for catcher Devin Mesoraco and cash on Tuesday. Harvey started the 2013 All-Star Game at Citi Field, home of the Mets, and finished fourth in the National League Cy Young Award voting that season. The Dodgers (16-21) continue to struggle following their World Series appearance last season. "At times there were some pretty negative thoughts about where my career was", he said.
  • Mohamed Salah insists he is happy at Liverpool after Real Madrid speculation

    Mohamed Salah insists he is happy at Liverpool after Real Madrid speculation

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    As it prepares for the UEFA Champions League decider against Madrid on 27 May, Liverpool are also on the verge of securing a top-four Premier League finish ahead of hosting Brighton and Hove Albion on Monday (AEST). " He was their best player, he was the top scorer and if he waits until next year maybe he will not get the chance to move ". Then after we'll play the final.
  • Pirates and White Sox tonight

    Pirates and White Sox tonight

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    Trevor Williams has a solid 2.28 ERA on the road and a 2.28 ERA in day games and both his road and day games have averaged just 4.25 rpg on the year. But the Pirates responded with four in the second - capped by run-scoring hits for Gregory Polanco and Marte against Lucas Giolito - and went ahead to stay with three in the fifth.
  • Jacksonville teen tried to steal former UCF QB Blake Bortles' truck

    Jacksonville teen tried to steal former UCF QB Blake Bortles' truck

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    Blake and Jags lineman Chris Reed were all at a party at the Jacksonville Beach home of offensive lineman Brandon Linder when they noticed a unusual young man skulking around the house. Surveillance video from Linder's residence showed Horton getting into Bortles' truck and entering the home. But he couldn't make his escape as the auto was boxed in by other vehicles.
  • League clubs keen to sign Andres Iniesta, says Australia Football Federation chief

    League clubs keen to sign Andres Iniesta, says Australia Football Federation chief

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    The Yellow Submarines presented the Barcelona Spanish national team captain with a miniature yellow submarine as the Spaniard will be drawing down the curtain on an eventful career in the La Liga at the end of the season. J-League side Vissel Kobe's head of player development Atsuhiro Miura, however, has denied that Iniesta had agreed to join the Japanese team owned by Barcelona's sponsor Rakuten, leaving room for Australian clubs to make a move.
  • Goalless between West Ham, Man United

    Goalless between West Ham, Man United

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    Marko Arnautovic almost opened the scoring for the Hammers in the sixth minute with a low strike that forced goalkeeper David De Gea into a good save. Lingard was at it again 10 minutes after the restart with a strike from range but Adrian was equal to the task. With second spot in the bag, Mourinho is setting a new target for United's last game of the Premier League season at home against Watford on Sunday.
  • New York Giants waive RB Paul Perkins

    New York Giants waive RB Paul Perkins

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    The move comes two weeks after The Athletic's Dan Duggan reported Perkins underwent surgery to address a pectoral injury that occurred before the start of the Giants' offseason program. Now ranking third in UCLA history in rushing yards (3,611), Perkins hails from a football family. General view of MetLife Stadium prior to the start of the preseason game between the New York Giants and the New York Jets on August 27, 2016 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
  • Officer on way home from work saves life of unresponsive baby

    Officer on way home from work saves life of unresponsive baby

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    Nix rushed the baby into the emergency room. A Marion County, Florida Sheriff's K9 deputy is being called a hero today after he saved the life of a 3-month old baby. The sheriff's office did not release details on what caused the baby to become unresponsive. Kingston was saved and doctors say he will make a full recovery.
  • Rockets fans pumped for Western Conference Finals showdown vs. Warriors

    Rockets fans pumped for Western Conference Finals showdown vs. Warriors

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    The Houston Rockets are 2-1 SU against the Golden State Warriors this season, and that one loss was when Harden didn't play. The top-seeded Rockets led by eight points after a 3-pointer by Paul with about six minutes left. There was really never any hope for Utah in the contest, as Houston extended their lead to double-digits after just a few minutes time remaining of the clock, and led by 30 points at halftime.
  • Johnson determined to defend top spot at Players

    Johnson determined to defend top spot at Players

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    But I didn't putt well enough. Held annually in May, THE PLAYERS is one of the most anticipated tournaments on the PGA Tour calendar, boasting not only the strongest field but also the biggest purse on the PGA TOUR. The 17-time PGA Tour victor has also seen his 15-month hold on the No. 1 ranking loosen considerably of late, even though his results have been good if not great.
  • Saints players respond to Mark Ingram's suspension

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    Unfortunately, the 2018 National Football League season begin without Ingram on the field due to suspension and his teammates know that's a costly blow. In 2017, Ingram turned 286 touches into 1,540 total yards and 12 (all rushing) touchdowns. "He's a guy that contributes, and more important than that, he's a father, he's a husband and he's a friend, so I look forward to catching up with him and seeing what happened".
  • Somehow, none of Brad Stevens' peers voted him as NBA's best coach

    Somehow, none of Brad Stevens' peers voted him as NBA's best coach

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    Aside from Casey, the others receiving votes: Brett Brown , Mike D'Antoni, Nate McMillan , Gregg Popovich , Doc Rivers , Quin Snyder and Terry Stotts . Thomas said: "No way in hell Brad Stevens doesn't win Coach of the year". For what it's worth, Steve Kerr didn't get a vote either. He should have got a vote.
  • Neuer unsure if he will be ready for World Cup

    Neuer unsure if he will be ready for World Cup

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    Bayern's DFB Cup final meeting with Eintracht Frankfurt on 19 May has also been floated as a possible comeback date. BC-SOC-Germany-Neuer, 1st Ld-Writethru, 224 Germany captain Neuer running out of time for World CupAP Photo FOS105Eds: APNewsNow.
  • Sketchers Sues Adidas For Illegally Poaching High School Athletes

    Sketchers Sues Adidas For Illegally Poaching High School Athletes

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    The lawsuit claims Skechers can't compete for endorsement deals for those players because adidas has allegedly bribed them to sign. Hall of Fame coach Rick Pitino, who was implicated in the probe for his alleged involvement in assisting the funneling of money to a five-star recruit, was sacked from his post at Louisville as part of the ongoing scandal .
  • Arsenal boss Wenger admits to Mavropanos blunder after Leicester red card

    Arsenal boss Wenger admits to Mavropanos blunder after Leicester red card

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    Wenger, though, envisages that may change. "When you work hard, you get your chance, so I'll keep working hard and see what's next", Sky Sports News quotes Iheanacho as saying. This is thought to be one of the key reasons why Arsene Wenger has left the club with the board feeling that it would be tough to come back from this.
  • Simona Halep, Maria Sharapova fall in Madrid quarterfinals

    Simona Halep, Maria Sharapova fall in Madrid quarterfinals

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    Halep faces a tough test from Caroline Wozniacki to hold onto top spot in the rankings this week, the Romanian needing to defend her title for a third successive year to keep the Dane at bay. France's Caroline Garcia also made the semi-finals with a straight sets defeat of Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro . MADRID (AP) _ Juan Martin del Potro marked his clay-season debut with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Damir Dzumhur in the second round of the Madrid Open on Tuesday.
  • Rob Gronkowski 3rd Arrest Made in Home Burglary

    Rob Gronkowski 3rd Arrest Made in Home Burglary

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    An official at the Franklin County Sheriff in ME tell The Blast they got a call around 8 AM on Thursday for a suspicious persons, who turned out to be Shayne Denn . Gronkowski reported the break-in when he returned home from the Super Bowl on February 5 and discovered the crime. Tewksbury Police Chief Timothy Sheehan has said his department also has a warrant for Denn's arrest on charges of breaking and entering and larceny under $250.
  • David Price Doesn't Think Playing Video Games Caused Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    David Price Doesn't Think Playing Video Games Caused Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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    He also made it clear that, while his injury had nothing to do with Fortnite , he's going to cut out playing at the ballpark because it's become such a distraction. "But day games or off days, we can put some time in". But even Smith-Schuster knows when to put down the controller (at least we think he does). Price is one of the most involved players, so during Alex Cora's pregame press conference, the manager was asked if Price will be told to stop playing the game? He's expected to be ...
  • Colts officially sign OT Austin Howard, waive G Isaiah Williams

    Colts officially sign OT Austin Howard, waive G Isaiah Williams

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    In a corresponding move, the Colts waived guard Isaiah Williams . He comes to Indy by way of Baltimore, where he was the starting right tackle every game for the Ravens last season; he had previously spent time with the New York Jets (2011-2013) and the Oakland Raiders (2014-2016).
  • Lions support Patricia after 1996 assault allegation resurfaces

    Lions support Patricia after 1996 assault allegation resurfaces

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    According to the Detroit News , which first reported the decades-old case, MI employers are allowed to ask prospective employees about arrests for felonies; the U.S. Patricia and his friend and former college teammate, Greg Dietrich, were indicted but never prosecuted for assaulting a college student during a 1996 trip to South Padre Island in Texas.
  • ESPN announces debut for new 'MNF' crew

    ESPN announces debut for new 'MNF' crew

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    Given that ESPN gets only one NFL game a week, they don't have other NFL play-by-play talent to draw from, so much like with McDonough they are pulling from their college football staff to fill that role. His success there led to him working as a studio analyst for the ESPN on ABC college football team. Together, with Lisa, our Emmy-nominated reporter, this team will deliver a fantastic broadcast.
  • Lionel Messi wants Barcelona to sell Dembele

    Lionel Messi wants Barcelona to sell Dembele

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    The 20-year-old has only played one full La Liga match this season and was left on the bench as Barcelona played out an entertaining 2-2 draw with Real Madrid on Sunday. The injury kept him out for nearly six months, during which Barcelona also got in Philippe Coutinho that made it hard for him to break into the starting XI.
  • Salah 'reaches' deal with Real Madrid as Liverpool demands £175m

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    But Ramzy believes Salah should now test himself in at the highest level with either of the two La Liga giants. Iraq's Al Diyar channel managed to find the country's biggest Salah doppelganger, Hussein Ali, and he really does bear an uncanny resemblance to the man fans call the "Egyptian King".
  • Arsene Wenger blasts referee after loss to Leicester

    Arsene Wenger blasts referee after loss to Leicester

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    A decision went against us and we are upset because we lost a game we shouldn't have lost. When he was a young boy and he started in his job, I was his first contract, his first signing, so that's why we have a good relationship. "Away from home we have had the effect of many things: a lack of confidence because of a few bad results , and after that we neglected some games because we were in the Europa League ".
  • Conte accepts Chelsea´s Champions League hopes are fading

    Conte accepts Chelsea´s Champions League hopes are fading

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    Huddersfield , who are level on points with Southampton and three points ahead of 18th-placed Swansea City, have a worse goal difference than their relegation rivals. Toure was an inspirational figure in City's first two title wins of a free-spending era under Sheikh Mansour's ownership. Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana has given the Reds a massive injury boost by returning to full training with the first-team squad.
  • West Ham vs Manchester United

    West Ham vs Manchester United

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    As for the East Londoners and David Moyes , the general feel from today's press conference was that its job done as far as this season is concerned, following the club guaranteeing promotion at the weekend. West Ham will have a chance to move into a mid-table position on Thursday when they host a Manchester United side looking to bounce back from defeat.
  • Florida Commit Justin Watkins Arrested After Incident with Female HS Student

    Florida Commit Justin Watkins Arrested After Incident with Female HS Student

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    The Gators have since commented on what happened. Matt Baker of the Tampa Bay Times reported that that that Watkins was arrested for trespassing, stemming from an incident that began with a female student. Watkins kicked the female's auto in an unnamed Marion County high school "and tried to let the air out of the tires", the Tampa Bay Times reported.
  • Nick Collison announces retirement: 'It's time to go'

    Nick Collison announces retirement: 'It's time to go'

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    I wish we would have had more time. His Kansas jersey is already retired at Allen Fieldhouse. Collison appeared in only 15 games this season and 20 in the year before, so thoughts of retirement had been on his mind for the past several seasons.
  • Nashville is top contender to host NFL Draft in 2019

    Nashville is top contender to host NFL Draft in 2019

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    News broke on Thursday afternoon that Nashville may, in fact, be hosting the NFL Draft in 2019, per Adam Schefter . The league will decide the location of next year's draft during their spring meetings on May 22 and 23. The good folks of Kansas City have put up a valiant effort in recent years to be considered to host a future NFL Draft. This past draft was held in Arlington, Texas, and it was an incredible venue.
  • Tatum helps Celtics beat 76ers, advance to face Cavaliers

    Tatum helps Celtics beat 76ers, advance to face Cavaliers

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    But we found a way, we pulled together. "Anything we do of anything of significance, we are always going to have to go through the Boston Celtics ", he said. A Simmons basket put the 76ers up 105-102 when Smart got inside for a foul, one free throw and a one-point game with 2:13 on the clock. The Boston Celtics play host the Philadelphia 76ers tonight.
  • Hamilton needs to be back on pole for the Spanish GP

    Hamilton needs to be back on pole for the Spanish GP

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    Red Bull and Ferrari blamed Bottas for the crash, with a young Kimi fan overcome with tears in the crowd at the Finn's retirement. One of the biggest changes this season has been Ferrari's qualifying form. Since returning to McLaren in 2015, Alonso hasn't scored a single point on Spanish soil. Hamilton was victorious in Spain previous year. Wear and degradation rates will need to be re-assessed.
  • Aron Baynes' final stand in Game 5 epitomises spirit of overachieving Celtics

    Aron Baynes' final stand in Game 5 epitomises spirit of overachieving Celtics

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    The rookie point guard finished with 18 points, eight rebounds, six assists and four turnovers in Wednesday's loss. Although his success from long-range was far from great throughout the regular season (3/21), the signs were there that he was at least willing to take them and his coaching staff wanted him taking them.
  • Chaves bursts to stage six win at Giro, Simon Yates overall leader

    Chaves bursts to stage six win at Giro, Simon Yates overall leader

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    As the breakaway reached the final 15km on the slopes of Mount Etna, Ulissi remained at the front of the group and Aru had kept his position at the head of the Peloton, riding well with a select bunch of GC contenders. Chaves now has four Grand Tour stage wins to his name. Bennett, 28, produced another solid ride, finishing with a time of 4:16:37, just 26 seconds behind stage victor, Esteban Chaves of Colombia.
  • IPL 2018, DD vs SRH: Hosts look forward to solid start

    IPL 2018, DD vs SRH: Hosts look forward to solid start

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    Delhi's imposing total was built around a superb unbeaten 128 from Rishabh Pant . Hyderabad is comfortably sitting at the top of the points table with 8 wins of 10 fixtures and need just one more win for an assured position in the play-offs.
  • Jonjo Shelvey on the biggest deal Newcastle need to make this summer

    Jonjo Shelvey on the biggest deal Newcastle need to make this summer

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    Shelvey has called on Newcastle to do everything possible to keep hold of a manager who has not only lifted the mood in the club but also across the entire city. "We were losing 2-0 at half-time the other day and in other dressing rooms I've been in, I would think "we're going to get one here at half-time", but he just stayed calm", said Shelvey in an interview with Sky Sports News .
  • Ichiro hilariously has no idea who Tom Brady is

    Ichiro hilariously has no idea who Tom Brady is

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    It is quite surprising to learn that Suzuki did not know who Brady was, but he had zero interest in the National Football League at any point during his tenure in the MLB. He relayed that "some guy" had heard about his stretching system, and wanted to meet with him to discuss it and study it. Ichiro strolled to the end of the text.
  • Jose Mourinho expects Paul Pogba to stay

    Jose Mourinho expects Paul Pogba to stay

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    While 55-year-old Mourinho has confirmed he wants to manage beyond his 60th birthday, he admits his hopes of remaining at United until that point may be beyond him due to the demand for instant success in the modern game. Mourinho was adamant that Rashford would not be going anywhere next season despite suggestions that he could be allowed to leave on a loan deal. "If you tell me that we would have problems because me, as a coach, create different things than someone else and vice versa, OK, ...
  • Game 7 a fitting end for Jets and Predators

    Game 7 a fitting end for Jets and Predators

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    Game 7 between the Predators and Jets comes this evening from Nashville, the first time the team has hosted such a contest in its 20 seasons of existence, and the victor will advance to face the Vegas Golden Knights in the conference final, while the other will see their season come to an end.
  • Cavani To Replace Morata As Chelsea Moves To Offload Striker

    Cavani To Replace Morata As Chelsea Moves To Offload Striker

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    No deal has been agreed between Chelsea and Juventus for Morata, who has scored just 11 goals in the Premier League, with the Italian champions elect not willing to spend more than £60million. Chelsea have not given up on landing one of the two remaining places in next seasons Champions League, and securing European football would make it easier to attract top stars.