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Five-time champion Tiger Woods will play in the Memorial Tournament in OH for what is likely to be his final event before next month's US Open. Tom Lehman said Woods "looks like the old Tiger". Winning again would mean besting the top names in golf. Woods and Thomas join a stacked gathering that includes Masters champion Patrick Reed, Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson, Jason Day, Bubba Watson and defending champion Jason Dufner.
  • Women's Golf, Volleyball Receive APR Recognition

    Women's Golf, Volleyball Receive APR Recognition

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    Critics point out that judging academic success and paying hefty April bonuses to administrators and coaches for keeping athletes eligible doesn't accurately measure the quality of their academic experience and can lead to other problems. The wrestling program has been recognized eight times, including each of the past four years, and the women's cross country program, directed by John Gondak, has been recognized seven times.
  • Preakness Stakes lineup, updated odds and picks: Everything you need to know

    Preakness Stakes lineup, updated odds and picks: Everything you need to know

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    Distorted Humor was later represented by 2010 Belmont victor Drosselmeyer, who went on to add the 2011 Breeders' Cup Classic. Seven horses are set to line up against him, including three he beat in the Derby and some new contenders. The event has meaning, but much less so than the Kentucky Derby and its 20-horse field. Baffert said he used to tell jockey Victor Espinoza the same thing with Triple Crown Winner American Pharaoh.
  • Dallas high school star basketball player was a 25-year-old impostor

    Dallas high school star basketball player was a 25-year-old impostor

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    Gilstrap-Portley, who apparently had a moderately successful stint as a guard for Dallas Christian College's basketball team from 2013-2014, got his wish when he landed a starting role on Hillcrest's team. His true identity was discovered when his ex-basketball coach at another area high school spotted him playing a high school tournament and recognized him from many years earlier.
  • MSU reaches $500 million settlement with Nassar victims

    MSU reaches $500 million settlement with Nassar victims

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    To view the full article, register now. A lawyer for the survivors, John Manly , said, "This historic settlement came about through the bravery of more than 300 women and girls who had the courage to stand up and refuse to be silenced". Michigan State University, his former employer, argued it's immune as a state institution from being sued - and noted the statute of limitations on numerous cases had expired.
  • Barcelona FC Arrives In South Africa

    Barcelona FC Arrives In South Africa

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    Barca forward Lionel Messi came off the bench to a standing ovation. His every touch drew huge applause and Sundowns defender Wayne Arendse was beaming after the final whistle having exchanged shirts with the Argentine maestro. The recently crowned La Liga champions confirmed on Tuesday night that they were bringing stars such as Lionel Messi‚ Gerard Piqué‚ Andres Iniesta‚ Luis Suárez‚ Jordi Alba‚ Philippe Coutinho‚ Ousmane Dembélé and goalkeeper Ter Stegen to FNB Stadium.
  • TI Arrested For Disorderly Conduct, Public Drunkenness

    TI Arrested For Disorderly Conduct, Public Drunkenness

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    According to WSB-TV in Atlanta , police say that T.I.at one point asked the guard, "Don't you know who I am?" Police also say T.I. did NOT make physical contact with the security guard, but the guard feared he would be hit during the dispute.
  • Bama, Longhorns agree to play in 2022-23

    Bama, Longhorns agree to play in 2022-23

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    In a major football scheduling announcement, Texas announced Wednesday it has reached a home-and-home agreement to play Alabama in the 2022 and 2023 seasons. They didn't meet until 2005, but have met three times over the last 13 years, including a home-and-home series in 2005 and 2006. This news has an impact on a few other programs.
  • Thurman Thomas' No. 34 to officially be retired in October

    Thurman Thomas' No. 34 to officially be retired in October

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    A total of nine players have donned 34, including Cookie Gilchrist, but no one else since Thurman Thomas. I couldn't have done this without the fans. When it's your birthday AND you find out your number is getting retired. "For Kim and Terry to do this for a player that never even played for them, but they know and recognize the history of what I did here with the Buffalo Bills and what Bruce did here with the Buffalo Bills is very humbling knowing that they're doing this for me".
  • Marcus Smart irked by Cavs 'bully' JR Smith's flagrant foul

    Marcus Smart irked by Cavs 'bully' JR Smith's flagrant foul

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    This caused Marcus Smart to react and come to the defense of his teammate which started a bit of a scuffle. After the game Smart pointed the finger at Smith. Smith was involved, though he was not alone in those missed assignments."A few miscommunications", coach Tyronn Lue said. "One of my guys was down, and I took offense to it".
  • Allardyce, Everton part ways

    Allardyce, Everton part ways

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    Ahead of the meeting, Allardyce has hit out at a lack of "decency" after Everton pushed ahead with boardroom changes by appointing Professor Denise Barrett-Baxendale to replace Robert Elstone as CEO with Dr Keith Harris becoming deputy chairman without his knowledge.
  • When does the Premier League transfer window open and close?

    When does the Premier League transfer window open and close?

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    The Soccer League, whose window for everlasting signings has already reopened, have additionally confirmed they may adjust to the August 9 pre-season deadline. The thinking being that this would curb the disruption and uncertainty in the past, caused by players being targeted after the games had started and clubs already had their squads finalised, only to then see interest in their key players.
  • Piscotty rejoins Athletics, homers in first at bat

    Piscotty rejoins Athletics, homers in first at bat

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    It would have been perfectly fine if A's right fielder Stephen Piscotty had sat out Tuesday night's game in Boston against the Red Sox. Stephen Piscotty returned to the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night after he missed several games following the death of his mother, and the outfielder made his presence felt immediately.
  • Williams helps Pirates shut out struggling Sox

    Williams helps Pirates shut out struggling Sox

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    Josh Bell doubled twice and drove in three runs, Sean Rodriguez had an RBI triple, and Colin Moran and Gregory Polanco each added run-scoring doubles for the Pirates . "I thought it was just two pitches that left the yard". Marte doubled and scored in the first inning but was removed from the game before his second at-bat in the third inning.
  • Michael Carrick: Man Utd coach on 'overnight' switch from player

    Michael Carrick: Man Utd coach on 'overnight' switch from player

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    David de Gea kept 18 clean sheets to win the Premier League Golden Glove, and the club can still end the season with silverware as they take on Chelsea in the FA Cup final this weekend. He will no doubt be missed as part of the first-team setup but with this new challenge in the career of the one-time Champions League victor, it will be interesting to see if he can take to his new position with the same level of success as he did his last.
  • Hazard waiting for Chelsea signings before deciding on contract

    Hazard waiting for Chelsea signings before deciding on contract

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    It is reported Stamford Bridge officials have been trying to persuade Hazard to commit his future to the club by signing a new contract worth in the region of £300,000 per week. In the Premier League they were unable to mount a major defence of their title, slumping to fifth position in the top flight. "I don't think it's my last game.
  • Tempers flare between Celtics-Cavaliers after dirty JR Smith foul

    Tempers flare between Celtics-Cavaliers after dirty JR Smith foul

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    Smith might've been lucky to avoid a flagrant 2 foul and an ejection on the play. Smith, for his part, said it was the right call to give him a flagrant. During the Celtics-Cavaliers first-round matchup in the 2015 playoffs, he smacked Jae Crowder in the face under the basket , causing the C's forward to crumble to the ground and sprain his ACL.
  • Jets' road success to be tested in Vegas

    Jets' road success to be tested in Vegas

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    We like where it was in the Nashville series". It looked like they were going to pick up where they left off. Jonathan Marchessault scored two goals, and Marc-Andre Fleury made 30 saves to lead the visiting Vegas Golden Knights to a 3-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets Monday, leveling the Western Conference finals at one game apiece.
  • Atletico Madrid vs Marseille: The coaches

    Atletico Madrid vs Marseille: The coaches

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    Fernando Torres claims that the knowledge of competing with Atletico Madrid in the Europa League final has minimised the feelings of "knowing that my career is over". Atletico have already assured themselves of a place in next season's Champions League by finishing in the top four in La Liga, but Marseille , now in the Europa League spot in Ligue 1 with one game remaining, would guarantee their passage by winning the final.
  • BYU Men's Golf in Ninth after Round 1 of NCAA Regionals

    BYU Men's Golf in Ninth after Round 1 of NCAA Regionals

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    Augusta senior Broc Everett followed up his day-one 67 (-4) with a 5-under-par 66 to lead the Jaguars. One day after shooting a ten under 274 to open regional play, the Yellow Jackets as a team shot a five under 279 to keep themselves in the hunt at the NCAA Regionals.
  • Boston Celtics: Marcus Morris doing it on both ends

    Boston Celtics: Marcus Morris doing it on both ends

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    James' 979 postseason points against Boston were the most by any player against any opponent in the last 50 years. And it doesn't take one of those insane detective walls with pins, strings and coffee stains everywhere to find the connections.
  • Lineup change possible as LeBron, Cavs look to bounce back

    Lineup change possible as LeBron, Cavs look to bounce back

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    The lesson of that game is that the Celtics have executed that game plan, at least so far, while the Raptors did not and earned a quick exit for that failure. "As role players, we've got to play our role". James finished with 15 points on 5-of-16 shooting with seven rebounds and nine assists . Jaylen Brown led all scorers with 23 points, shooting 9-of-16 from the field and an elite 3-of-5 from downtown.
  • Yaya Toure bids farewell to Manchester City fans in video

    Yaya Toure bids farewell to Manchester City fans in video

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    Also, one should not overlook the minute detail that Guardiola's City could only secure a hundred points in the very last minute of their season , in spite of leading the title charge since December of 2017 when the rest of the contenders folded their cards.
  • Mohoric sprints to stage 10 Giro d'Italia win

    Mohoric sprints to stage 10 Giro d'Italia win

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    With Quick-Step Floors' star sprinter and overall points leader Elia Viviani, dropped along with Chaves, the race split into two as several teams in the peloton worked together to distance them. Going into Tuesday's stage they were in the enviable position of occupying the top two positions in the overall standings, meaning tactically they would be able to play two cards in the pink jersey race and increase the pressure on their rivals.
  • Lightning bounce back to beat Capitals, cut series deficit to 2-1

    Lightning bounce back to beat Capitals, cut series deficit to 2-1

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    The Lightning and Capitals played three times during the regular season with the Lightning winning two of those contests. They'll have a chance to even things up in Washington on Thursday night. Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby allowed four goals on 23 shots, though power-play one-timers by Stamkos and Kucherov were nearly impossible to stop.
  • Premier League 2017-18: 10 things you didn't know about this season

    Premier League 2017-18: 10 things you didn't know about this season

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    Guardiola's City set the record last season with an average 64 percent possession per match, but they smashed that this season with their average at around 71 percent. Arsenal finally earned their first away points of 2018 at the eighth attempt as they beat Huddersfield 1-0 in the last match of Arsene Wenger's 22-year tenure as manager.
  • Golfer Lucas Glover's wife arrested on domestic violence charges

    Golfer Lucas Glover's wife arrested on domestic violence charges

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    PGA Tour golfer Lucas Glover was involved in a freakish incident that ended with his wife being arrested for domestic violence following his round on Saturday at The Players Championship. "Regrettably, although Krista was charged, we are comfortable that the judicial system is able to address what actually happened", the statement said in part.
  • Birthday girl Madhuri Dixit opens up on her first worldwide TV project

    Birthday girl Madhuri Dixit opens up on her first worldwide TV project

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    She is a marvellous actor and a brilliant dancer. Her dance numbers and face expressions still make everyone insane. Madhuri took a break from the industry after getting married to Dr. However, Raakhee had 8 nominations each for Best actor (female) and Best supporting actor. Apart from this upcoming project, Madhuri has also collaborated with Quantico star and Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra for a comedy TV series based on her life.
  • Arsene Wenger: I'd be betraying Arsenal if I stayed in England

    Arsene Wenger: I'd be betraying Arsenal if I stayed in England

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    It is still uncertain who will be given the responsibility of taking Arsenal forward following the Frenchman's near 22-year reign at the club. Whoever takes the reins will have big managerial shoes to fill and Cech concedes that Arsenal may be entering a period of instability which leads to hiring and firing after so many years of consistency.
  • Michael Carrick hits golf course the day after hanging up his boots

    Michael Carrick hits golf course the day after hanging up his boots

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    Carrick, who will join United manager Jose Mourinho's backroom team from next season, was handed the captain's armband for his final game at Old Trafford and given a guard of honour as the teams emerged for kick-off. "I don't think it (an immediate appointment) makes sense when Rui is leaving after 17 years". But I'm going to improve my staff in the performance level and, in relation to the tactical work, I'm going to bring some people that, until this moment, have not come with me yet.
  • Mohamed Salah headlines as Egypt announce preliminary 29-man squad

    Mohamed Salah headlines as Egypt announce preliminary 29-man squad

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    Participating teams have until June 4 to finalize their final 23-man squads for the tournament. The rapper wanted to pay tribute to Salah after an outstanding season in which he scored 43 goals in all competitions. "We hope that he will exploit the progress he's made as a striker at Liverpool", said Cuper on May 14. Cuper gave first-time call-ups to Tarek, defender Mahmdoud Hamdy, midfielder Mahmoud Abdel-Aziz, and forward Ahmed Gomaa.
  • City soak up fans' adulation in victory parade

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    The 25-year-old Egypt worldwide scored his 32nd league goal of the season as Liverpool wound up their campaign with a 4-0 win over Brighton and Hove Albion on Sunday. Speaking after their final day loss, Cavalhal told BBC Sport: "In my opinion, the few points that the team achieved in the first part of the season sent us down".
  • Arsene Wenger claims he nearly signed Cristiano Ronaldo

    Arsene Wenger claims he nearly signed Cristiano Ronaldo

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    The 68-year-old is stepping down after 22 years in charge at Arsenal , during which he won three Premier League titles and seven FA Cups . However it was that evening at Brighton, when Arsenal struggled to outclass a newly promoted side, which served as the mirror for the ennui Arsenal Football Club had succumbed to.
  • Lancashire's Jos Buttler earns recall to Test squad

    Lancashire's Jos Buttler earns recall to Test squad

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    Buttler, widely regarded as one of the most talented English batsmen of his generation, last played Test cricket when he batted down the order. This was the first squad selection process involving the newly appointed selector, Ed Smith, and he was obviously keen to make an early impression as Vince has paid the price for numerous failures in an England shirt.
  • Jason Witten predicts Dez Bryant will sign with Packers

    Jason Witten predicts Dez Bryant will sign with Packers

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    Aaron Rodgers , he throws that back-shoulder throw so well, and Dez [can have] great chemistry with a good quarterback that can put the ball where ever he wants". The Packers would be able to spread the field with that trio, along with Graham down the seam and Ty Montgomery wheeling out of the backfield. Bryant has received little interest on the open market.
  • Robinson Cano Suspended 80 Games for Positive Drug Test

    Robinson Cano Suspended 80 Games for Positive Drug Test

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    Cano tested positive for the diuretic Furosemide, which is often used to help mask banned substances in urine tests, according to MLB.com's Mark Feinsand . Whether Cano reaches that mark or not, his Hall of Fame case will include questions about the legitimacy of his accomplishments. Cano wouldn't be eligible to participate in the postseason if the Mariners were to make it.
  • Carrier Dome to receive $118 million renovation

    Carrier Dome to receive $118 million renovation

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    Syracuse University Athletics Director John Wildhack said the renovations will not impact the school's major sports. Arena Stadium view as the Syracuse marching band takes the field during the game between the University of Miami and Syracuse University at the Carrier Dome on November 30, 2002 in Syracuse, New York.
  • Stevens calls it 'silly' he's praised for C's success

    Stevens calls it 'silly' he's praised for C's success

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    The Raptors were eliminated from the N.B.A. playoffs on Monday, when the Cleveland Cavaliers completed a humbling 4-0 sweep in the Eastern Conference semifinals, but only after Casey led Toronto to a franchise-record 59 wins and the best record in the Eastern Conference.
  • Former Esteghlal player Jlloyd Samuel killed in vehicle crash

    Former Esteghlal player Jlloyd Samuel killed in vehicle crash

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    Samuel spent nine years at Villa Park, winning the Intertoto Cup in 2001, before enjoying a further four years with Bolton Wanderers. The news was confirmed by the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association on their official Facebook page just hours later.
  • Missing Comm Games Athletes Seek Legal Advice In Sydney

    Missing Comm Games Athletes Seek Legal Advice In Sydney

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    They arrived in Sydney less than 24 hours before their visas expired to leave Australia, or risk detention or deportation. Sarah Dale, principal solicitor with the refugee group, Refugee Advice and Casework Service (Racs), declined to provide details, but said a common experience for people seeking asylum in-country in Australia was to first make contact with their Australian-based community.