• Woods right on Players cut line after second-round 71

    Woods right on Players cut line after second-round 71

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    He needed just 27 putts, his fewest of the week. "To get that score, you have to do that". He had a chance to get it back two holes later, but lipped out a 10-footer following a stellar bunker shot. He said he gained a new appreciation for Woods and how he deals with the crowds and the amount of yelling, especially during a round when they really had something significant to yell about.
  • Arsene Wenger: I have missed visiting India

    Arsene Wenger: I have missed visiting India

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    While Wenger's side will have their own motivation, they will have to overcome a vocal, one-sided support from the terraces which is sure to be unrelenting throughout the course of the match. Arsenal needed to rely on goalkeeper David Ospina a few times, as Huddersfield attacked with pace and width. "But my last pain, the last big defeat, is that [Atletico Madrid]".
  • Guardiola Reacts To City's 100-Pts EPL Landmark

    Guardiola Reacts To City's 100-Pts EPL Landmark

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    Chelsea's 95 points in 2004-05 was the previous best. Swansea City manager Carlos Carvalhal has denied claims that Sunday's 2-1 loss to Stoke City will be his final game in charge of the club. Chelsea ended the season without even a whimper, and in the Europa League. Burnley's Jack Cork, Leicester defender Harry Maguire, Brighton's Lewis Dunk, Mathias Jorgensen of Huddersfield and Swansea's Alfie Mawson are the outfielders to achieve the feat, along with goalkeepers Jordan ...
  • It's time for the showdown in the West

    It's time for the showdown in the West

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    But the city's attention will be in downtown Houston at the Toyota Center, where the Rockets are set to begin their Western Conference Finals showdown against the Golden State Warriors . Houston , the top seed in the Western Conference, defeated the Jazz in five games in their semifinal series. The two-time MVP scored 28 points on 10-for-16 shooting in his most minutes yet since the March 23 injury — 37 — in the Game 5 clincher last Tuesday night.
  • Juventus win Serie A

    Juventus win Serie A

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    Juventus , who won a record 34th Serie A title, maintained their flawless domestic record in their four seasons under Allegri, who also won a Serie A title with AC Milan in 2011. It is a fifth title for boss Max Allegri - a reported Arsenal target to replace Arsene Wenger - having won four with Juve and one with AC Milan in 2010.
  • Rangers players will have to buck their ideas up under Gerrard - Nicholl

    Rangers players will have to buck their ideas up under Gerrard - Nicholl

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    McCrorie will certainly be missed - his performances in the holding role in midfield having belied his tender years. Wayne Rooney looks set to leave Everton just one season after his return to the club. He moved to Rangers within a week of Aitor Karanka's appointment as Forest manager in January and it remains to be seen whether Cummings is part of the Spaniard's plans for next season - or whether the Championship club will be happy to let him make his move north a permanent one.
  • Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom pulled after one inning in return from DL

    Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom pulled after one inning in return from DL

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    NY has an over/under record of 17-17-1. Jacob deGrom will be back on the mound Sunday in Philadelphia. "We can't do that to anybody". That led to a unusual scenario of deGrom being pinch hit for in the second inning of a scoreless game. The homer by Williams made a victor out of Nola (6-1), who allowed the one run on nine hits and two walks while striking out four over six innings.
  • Barcelona lose unbeaten run at Levante while Messi stays home

    Barcelona lose unbeaten run at Levante while Messi stays home

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    The La Liga and Copa del Rey champions trailed 5-1 after an hour and still came within a whisker of a sensational comeback as Coutinho's second and third goals , and a Luis Suarez penalty, set up a grandstand finish. Philippe Coutinho got one back for Barca before half-time, courtesy of a cracking strike from just outside the box. Levante came out with renewed energy in the second half and immediately stretched their lead with a thumping shot from outside the area from Bardhi, who struck ...
  • Chuck Knox Cause Of Death: How Did Chuck Die?

    Chuck Knox Cause Of Death: How Did Chuck Die?

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    Called "Ground Chuck", for his run-first offenses, Knox was the He was the National Football League coach of the year in 1973, 1980 and 1984. In Knox's first season, the Seahawks earned a wild card spot, won their first playoff game over the Denver Broncos, then upset the Dan Marino-led Miami Dolphins to reach the AFC Championship Game.
  • Zidane in the dark over Real Madrid's Neymar links

    Zidane in the dark over Real Madrid's Neymar links

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    Parisien: "For me, for Neymar , I am 2,000 percent sure he will stay". "Our motivation isn't going to change just because we're not going to win LaLiga, but playing is the best way to prepare, playing well at a high level of intensity". Quizzed on whether he expects a move to happen, a man who spent three years in Spanish capital between 2005 and 2008, added: "I know nothing more about Neymar than you do".
  • Mourinho's ally Faria to leave United

    Mourinho's ally Faria to leave United

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    Carrick will continue at the club in a coaching capacity and Herrera believes the former England worldwide has all the attributes to succeed in a managerial role in the future. He was injured on Friday, yesterday he couldn't train. Portuguese Faria has worked with United manager Jose Mourinho since 2001 and they have won 25 trophies together with six clubs.
  • Liverpool Thump Brighton To Secure Champions League Position

    Liverpool Thump Brighton To Secure Champions League Position

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    But we have got a lot of experience from this season. However, the attacker's opener - which was followed by goals from Dejan Lovren , Dominic Solanke and Andy Robertson - not only celebrated his Premier League Player of the Year award in style, which the Reds favourite received earlier in the day but also etched the forward's name into the history books.
  • Jurgen Klopp confident James Milner will be ok for Champions League final

    Jurgen Klopp confident James Milner will be ok for Champions League final

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    The Reds are undefeated in the league this season at home and though they have won just one of their last five games, are favourites to take all three points from this game. "That is for us like a little pre-season to the game. We have had no chance to challenge Manchester City so then all you can really go for is a Champions League spot".
  • Huddersfield manager David Wagner says the club will honour Arsene Wenger

    Huddersfield manager David Wagner says the club will honour Arsene Wenger

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    Wenger takes charge of his final Arsenal game on Sunday, when the North Londoners visit Huddersfield Town for the last Premier League tie of the 2017-18 season. "The prices have gone up and the prices for the stadium have doubled. You could smell the soul of every guy that played there", Wenger said. But he claimed Tottenham were fortunate as the fees for top players had soared.
  • Late goal at Southampton sees Man City reach 100 points

    Late goal at Southampton sees Man City reach 100 points

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    Though Southampton could still have been relegated today mathematically, Saints fans knew their team's survival was all but guaranteed and there was a party atmosphere for much of the game at St. City controlled first-half possession but Saints, buoyed by the positivity from the stands, nearly took an early lead with Dutch defender Wesley Hoedt heading against Claudio Bravo's crossbar from a Dusan Tadic corner.
  • Hamilton ends his F1 pole drought in style

    Hamilton ends his F1 pole drought in style

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    Q2 was all about strategy for the front-runners as the majority set their fastest times on the soft compound to ensure they start on that tire. With some of Mercedes' rivals struggling to get the best out of the supersofts, Sebastian Vettel used softs to take third place for Ferrari , 0.132s off the pace.
  • Allardyce Says Rooney Free To Leave Everton

    Allardyce Says Rooney Free To Leave Everton

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    According to Sky Sources , it is understood Rooney has played his last game for Everton after saying his goodbyes on Saturday to staff and players. All I know is that there appears to be an interest from D.C. United - where that is and where that lies and where Wayne lies with it, I can't tell you at the moment.
  • Dixon surges to second

    Dixon surges to second

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    The Australian won the race for the third time in four years, and it's the fourth straight year Penske has reached victory lane on the 2.439-mile, 14-turn road course at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. "Definitely a frustrating start, but this morning we found quite a bit, I feel like, in the warmup, and then we kind of compromised between what we had found throughout the weekend." expressed Dixon post-race.
  • Southampton vs Manchester City - Betting Tips and Predictions

    Southampton vs Manchester City - Betting Tips and Predictions

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    Saints are in their best form all season after picking up eight points from their last four games in the league, scoring four goals and keeping two clean sheets in the process. Six of City's last seven games in Premier League have ended with 2.5+ goals. Meanwhile, Steven Davis remains unavailable for the Saints as he continues to recover from an Achilles tendon problem.
  • 'I start to be worried' - Antonio Conte concerned over Chelsea future

    'I start to be worried' - Antonio Conte concerned over Chelsea future

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    I'm very happy for last season. They also know Chelsea need to win if they are to stand any chance of making the Champions League, something he recognises as a key priority for the Blues from his own brief spell at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea would, however, be forced to pay Conte up to £9m should the club sack the Italian as the 48-year-old is refusing to quit with one-year remaining on his contract.
  • UFC 224: Kelvin Gastelum Gets by

    UFC 224: Kelvin Gastelum Gets by "Jacare" Souza

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    Jacare just could not get his take downs going and he continued to look extremely exhausted, even though he was landing a lot of power shots and body kicks. Gastelum threw some strikes near the final horn. Jacare looked for a takedown and a clinch but it wasn't there. Both fighters did a lot of good work with power shots but neither landed anything solid enough to finish the fight.
  • Five observations: White Sox blown out in Wrigley again

    Five observations: White Sox blown out in Wrigley again

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    Rizzo is batting.342 with 14 RBIs in May. Cubs rookie David Bote added an RBI single before Shields ended the first inning, having thrown 36 pitches. Shields (1-4) went six innings, allowing five runs and seven hits. Cubs starter Jon Lester (3-1), meanwhile, gave up only one run in 5 2/3 innings.
  • Just the 'beginning' for Salah in Liverpool

    Just the 'beginning' for Salah in Liverpool

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    After a tough trip to Manchester two days ago, the Seagulls end their season with another tricky clash in the North West of England on Sunday, against a Liverpool side who will be hoping to seal their place among Europe's elite for next season.
  • Petra Kvitova beats Daria Kasatkina, moves to semis of Madrid Open

    Petra Kvitova beats Daria Kasatkina, moves to semis of Madrid Open

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    The world number 20 will face either Petra Kvitova or Karolina Pliskova in the biggest match of her career on Saturday, after brushing aside Garcia 6-2, 6-2.Bertens, who had already stunned world number two Caroline Wozniacki and five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova earlier in the week, started brightly and broke twice en route to the opening set.
  • Champions League will spur Tottenham transfers, says Kane

    Champions League will spur Tottenham transfers, says Kane

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    Harry Kane , on the other hand, is expected to lead the charge for England in the upcoming FIFA World Cup and ending the season on a positive note might just help him boost his confidence prior to the start of the tournament. "My first real memory of a World Cup was 2002". The England worldwide has more than proved himself this season, stepping into the big shoes of veteran German Robert Huth.
  • Woods surges into Sawgrass contention with third-round 65

    Woods surges into Sawgrass contention with third-round 65

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    Playing out of the penultimate twosome, the South Korean-born New Zealander landed 11 (of 14) fairways and 11 greens in regulation, gaining 1.273 strokes around-the-green and 2.220 tee-to-green. "I think so; I haven't had a tournament yet where everything was really clicking like this", he said. He pinned his first approach shot eight feet from the hole, made the birdie putt and was off to the races from there.
  • Newcastle United vs Chelsea

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    But the Italian, whose men face Mourinho's Manchester United in the FA Cup final next Saturday, issued a reminder that when Mourinho left Chelsea in December 2015 the Blues finished 10th in the Premier League . "Now, probably, you can finish fifth and start with a bit of an advantage compared to when you finish 10th". "This season I learned that this league is very tough".
  • Huddersfield Town Talk: Let the Premier League survival party begin against Arsenal

    Huddersfield Town Talk: Let the Premier League survival party begin against Arsenal

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    Outgoing Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has been on the receiving end of a deluge of compliments of late but the French tactician has returned the favour by, somewhat surprisingly, speaking fondly of a country he has never visited-India. Wenger was in unusually reflective mood as he prepared for the final match of his Arsenal tenure at Huddersfield Town tomorrow. But Wenger insisted the decision to move was the correct one.
  • UFC 224: Nunes Vs. Pennington Predictions (Slideshow)

    UFC 224: Nunes Vs. Pennington Predictions (Slideshow)

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    As a result, Cooper, who made weight, will receive 30% of Dern's purse. Pennington hasn't fought since November 2016 because of multiple injuries. She didn't know for sure. With that said, I don't think it's happening. "I pray that one day my story will really open up light for other athletes, as well as myself, but I couldn't be more proud of where I stand right now".
  • Celtics Practice Report: Preparing for Game 1

    Celtics Practice Report: Preparing for Game 1

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    Last season, the Cavaliers had a week off before facing the tired Raptors. The Celtics assembled a superteam in the off-season to threaten Cleveland's reign in the East, in part thanks to a major trade with the Cavaliers that has not brought a lasting impact.
  • Prescod stuns Gatlin to win 100m race in Shanghai

    Prescod stuns Gatlin to win 100m race in Shanghai

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    It was also her best performance of the current season, but was still shy from her Asian record of 67.59m registered when winning the silver at the World Championships in London last summer. In the long jump, world champion Luvo Manyonga of South Africa recorded a sixth and final jump of 8.56 meters to overtake Chinese 19-year-old Shi Yuhao .
  • Jordan Spieth happy with putting after Players Championship charge

    Jordan Spieth happy with putting after Players Championship charge

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    Simpson looked set to post a new record after six successive birdies, but found the water when attacking the island green on 17 and posted a double bogey. Among the other stars from the marquee groupings who struggled were Phil Mickelson , who flamed out at 8-over and missed the cut, and Rickie Fowler, who lost a ball in a tree on No.
  • Real Madrid's Bale eager to secure Spurs or Man United move

    Real Madrid's Bale eager to secure Spurs or Man United move

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    He started tonight against Celta Vigo in Madrid's penultimate league game this season, and showed the quality we all know he had as he put the hosts 2-0 up after just half an hour. There were also Celta claims for a penalty when Brais Mendez appeared to be clipped by Casemiro. It was swiftly three by the 32nd minute, Isco unfurling a glorious strike to equal Bale's moments earlier that arced over a helpless Sergio Alvarez into the top right corner.
  • Lions President: We Followed the Law with Patricia

    Lions President: We Followed the Law with Patricia

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    But if you are telling me that an NFL organization, one of 32 organizations in a league worth billions of dollars, did not do their homework on determining whether the man they hired was mentally able to handle the job, then you do not understand the amount of scouting that is done for these types of positions.
  • Cavs, Celtics back in conference finals despite trades and injuries

    Cavs, Celtics back in conference finals despite trades and injuries

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    Collison, 37, is among five National Basketball Association players to have spent the past 15 or more seasons all with one franchise. It wouldn't be a major surprise, given the form of Celtics' mainstay Al Horford , Jaylen Brown , Terry Rozier and, especially, rookie Jayson Tatum , if LeBron failed to make it to the NBA Finals for the first time since 2010.
  • Dallas Cowboys DT Maliek Collins breaks foot again

    Dallas Cowboys DT Maliek Collins breaks foot again

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    Collins played through a lot of the 2017 season with a sprained left foot that was repaired in January. Dallas opens up the regular season on September 9 on the road against the Carolina Panthers before opening their home slate in primetime on Sunday Night Football against the New York Giants.
  • Nacho reveals concern over Liverpool Champions League final threat

    Nacho reveals concern over Liverpool Champions League final threat

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    With a number of key men out already, uncluding Joel Matip, Emre Can, Joe Gomez and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Liverpool can ill afford to lose the 19-goal winger now - especially with the Champions League final right around the corner. MOHAMED SALAH , telling the Liverpool Echo he is aiming for another good season. Liverpool's 1-0 defeat at Chelsea last week has ensured that, just like a year ago, the Merseysiders' fight for Champions League qualification has gone down to the final game.
  • RM schools to close May 16 due to 'mass' teacher absences

    RM schools to close May 16 due to 'mass' teacher absences

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    Students in Pender County, Brunswick County, New Hanover County, and Cumberland County will all be out of school on Wednesday. PCS says this information was presented to the Board of Education for consideration of calendar adjustment. Another Eastern Carolina school system said it will be closed for students because of that big teacher rally in Raleigh. As of Friday afternoon, almost 30 school districts around the state had cancelled school Wednesday, including the state's three largest - ...