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Booker finalizes the Pacers playoff rotation, backup power forward was the biggest remaining hole on the roster after the return of Glenn Robinson III. How Booker will really help, though, is in all the intangibles he brings to the table including an unrelenting hustle that so endeared him to Jazz fans.
  • Bears getting younger under new coach Nagy

    Bears getting younger under new coach Nagy

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    Previous year he made a guaranteed $18.5 million while being a $14 million cap hit. Cubs 6, White Sox 5: Ian Happ, batting in the leadoff spot, hit his second home run as the Cubs collected five hits and scored four runs in the first inning off White Sox starter Carson Fulmer.
  • OAR singing won't derail Russian return — IOC

    OAR singing won't derail Russian return — IOC

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    The head of the Russian Olympic Committee Alexander Zhukov thanked the athletes for making the decision to compete despite the obstacles, which he said their performance had ultimately swept away. "It should be clarified that the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) remains non-compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code as it has not yet met the necessary criteria of RUSADA's Roadmap to Compliance, following Russia's proven systemic manipulation of the doping control process", WADA said.
  • UEFA hits France's Samir Nasri with six-month doping ban

    UEFA hits France's Samir Nasri with six-month doping ban

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    UEFA confirms that Samir Nasri is banned from football for six months after taking a drip treatment while on holiday. The player's legal representative in the case has confirmed that a six-month suspension has been imposed on Nasri by Uefa.
  • Owls swoop out FA Cup with defeat to Swans

    Owls swoop out FA Cup with defeat to Swans

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    Dyer raced on to Tammy Abraham's pass to slot his shot between the legs of Owls goalkeeper Cameron Dawson and ensure Swansea manager Carlos Carvalhal would taste victory against the club he left in December. Carvalhal's call paid off 10 minutes after the re-start as Carroll strode forward with objective, striking both posts with a rasping effort, before Ayew dispatched the rebound for his ninth goal of the season.
  • Ayew and Dyer see Swansea into FA Cup quarter-finals

    Ayew and Dyer see Swansea into FA Cup quarter-finals

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    Carvalhal's call paid off 10 minutes after the re-start as Carroll strode forward with objective, striking both posts with a rasping effort before Ayew dispatched the rebound for his ninth goal of the season. BBC pundit Mark Lawrenson: " Jordan Ayew is a clever player". He was head and shoulders above most players on the pitch. He changed the game. "In the second half we could not give the pressure we like to do and Swansea scored the goal and then it was very hard to come back into the ...
  • Nadal pulls out of Mexican Open with injury

    Nadal pulls out of Mexican Open with injury

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    Toni Nadal coached Rafa Nadal for the majority of his career, guided his nephew to 16 major tennis championship titles, but left Rafa Nadal's coaching team a year ago. He is a special tennis player, has a great serve, a great forehand. The 31-year-old admitted that his great rival Federer performed a bit better than him in last one year.
  • Maruti Suzuki Alto crosses 35 lakh unit sales milestone

    Maruti Suzuki Alto crosses 35 lakh unit sales milestone

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    Continuing the growth momentum, auto majors Maruti Suzuki India ( MSI ), Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) and Tata Motors today posted robust double-digit growth in their domestic sales for February. MSI said sales of mid-sized sedan Ciaz declined by 16.8 per cent to 4,897 units during the month. Sales of vans - Omni and Eeco - declined by 12.5 per cent to 12,425 units last month from 14,195 units in the year-ago period.
  • Joseph Parker embracing global spotlight for fight with Anthony Joshua

    Joseph Parker embracing global spotlight for fight with Anthony Joshua

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    He has a good handle on Parker too, following his son's defeat to the WBO heavyweight champion by majority decision back in September. Hearn also provided an update on who Joshua's next opponent could be assuming Parker is defeated, with a fight in the US against Jarrell Miller or a WBA mandatory, most likely against Alexander Povetkin, the most likely match-ups.
  • LeBron James On Those 76ers Billboards:

    LeBron James On Those 76ers Billboards: "It's Dope"

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    He is, if nothing else, flattered by the gesture. The second billboard, several hundred feet down the road, says "Complete The Process". "You can say it's a distraction, it's not. "I sit in the backseat", LeBron joked. ". I just looked at it like the farm league, like in baseball". James even commented on the often used argument that the free education student athletes receive is payment enough for their work as athletes.
  • Rumor: Cardinals not perceived as a legitimate landing spot for Kirk Cousins

    Rumor: Cardinals not perceived as a legitimate landing spot for Kirk Cousins

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    Williams was also asked why the Redskins chose to move on from Cousins. According to ESPN , Williams said Washington never even discussed the possibility of tagging the coveted quarterback. The two quarterbacks who played after Palmer got hurt previous year, Drew Stanton and Blaine Gabbert , are both set to become free agents on March 14.
  • 'Fuller House' showrunner Jeff Franklin out amid claims of inappropriate behavior

    'Fuller House' showrunner Jeff Franklin out amid claims of inappropriate behavior

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    Variety was the first publication to report on the alleged inappropriate behavior of Franklin on the set of the series which supposedly took place in the writer's room and on set. It is unclear whether or not the studio investigated the complaints at that time. Jeff Franklin got the boot from " Full House ", Warner Bros. He was accused of often hiring the women he dates to play bit parts on the show.
  • Ex-Barcelona star Ronaldinho hails Tottenham's 'great player' Harry Kane

    Ex-Barcelona star Ronaldinho hails Tottenham's 'great player' Harry Kane

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    Tottenham expect to be able to retain all of their key players, a category which would certainly include top scorer Kane and Alli, ahead of the move to a new stadium at the start of next season. Harry Kane's former Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas believes the striker should leave if he craves "trophies and notoriety". "If he has a hunger for trophies and for notoriety he would have to leave Spurs, if he has no hunger for that, but recognition and stability, he would stay at Spurs", said ...
  • Rangers closing in on a deal with Tim Lincecum

    Rangers closing in on a deal with Tim Lincecum

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    After giving up one run over six innings in his debut with the Angels, things quickly went downhill for Lincecum . He ended up making nine starts before the Angels designated him for assignment. It is, however, interesting to note that his potential deal with the Rangers is not of the minor league variety. If Lincecum wants to start then bank on him signing with another team but if he is willing to come out of the bullpen then perhaps we just might see another longtime Giants star in ...
  • Lukaku defies critics with goal and assist

    Lukaku defies critics with goal and assist

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    In a rousing 2-1 win, Manchester United managed to keep their second place position in the Premier League. Lukaku had not netted in any of his six previous matches against top six English Premier League opponents, leading to suggestions the Belgian was a flat-track bully, but he has now scored 22 times in all competitions since joining United from Everton in July a year ago.
  • Anthony Davis' huge game lifts Pelicans past Suns

    Anthony Davis' huge game lifts Pelicans past Suns

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    That was the unfortunate day that #new orleans Pelicans star center#DeMarcus Cousins ruptured his Achilles , an injury that will keep him out for the rest of the season. They hold the tiebreaker over Portland and are just 1.5 games back of the Spurs for fourth. They are now tied for fifth place in the Western Conference standings, and at this rate they could even have home-court advantage in the first round.
  • UCLA QB Rosen denies not wanting to play for Browns

    UCLA QB Rosen denies not wanting to play for Browns

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    Both Ridley and Kirk are projected first-round picks in many National Football League mock drafts , which is backed up by Mayock's strong praise for the talented receivers. Louisville's Lamar Jackson and Oklahoma State's Mason Rudolph would likely be on the radar with a later pick. Many questions surround Rosen, 21, as he enters the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis on Tuesday.
  • Union County under flash flood watch through Thursday morning

    Union County under flash flood watch through Thursday morning

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    The man drowned after his trailer home was blown into a pond, authorities reported. A brief tornado will be possible. The severe weather that hammered Northeast Arkansas Saturday had emergency crews out working Sunday to restore power and check on damage in the aftermath of the storms.
  • New study shows one in four teens are sexting

    New study shows one in four teens are sexting

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    Madigan added that more studies are needed in this area because it is of rising concern in the present social scenario. Another drawback is that numerous smaller studies in the analysis used different definitions of sexting that made it hard to determine how often teens are sharing explicit words, videos or photos.
  • USGA Ditches 18-hole Playoff for US Open

    USGA Ditches 18-hole Playoff for US Open

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    The U.S. Women's Open and U.S. Senior Open had most recently used a three-hole aggregate playoff , while the inaugural U.S. Senior Women's Open was also set to use a three-hole playoff prior to Monday's announcement. The PGA Championship uses a three-hole aggregate, the British Open a four-hole aggregate. The first USGA national open to adopt the two-hole playoff format will be the US Women's Open at Shoal Creek in Alabama from May 31-June 3.
  • Chinese Super League giants Dalian Yifang sign Carrasco, Gaitan from Atletico Madrid

    Chinese Super League giants Dalian Yifang sign Carrasco, Gaitan from Atletico Madrid

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    The club announced the deals via their Twitter page and released separate statements thanking both Carrasco and Gaitan for their contributions. Carrasco, 24, has played 124 times for Atletico since joining them from Monaco in 2015. " Nico Gaitan has also been sold to Dalian Yifang , from the Chinese Super League". Gaitan, who joined from Portuguese side Benfica in 2016, made 49 appearances and has scored just 3 goals for the club.
  • Kaala Teaser Release Postponed

    Kaala Teaser Release Postponed

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    Rajinikanth's Kaala teaser launch has been postponed to March 2 (tomorrow), as a mark of respect to the late spiritual leader, Jayaendra Saraswati Shankaracharya. The movie will have a multi-star cast, including Nana Patekar , Huma Qureshi, Samuthirakani, Anjali Patil and Sayaji Shinde. Expectations on the album of Kaala is quite high since the first look posters was released.The film features Rajinikanth fighting for the rights of oppressed Tamils in Mumbai.
  • National Football League seeking $2M from Jerry Jones over legal spats

    National Football League seeking $2M from Jerry Jones over legal spats

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    The Cowboys never followed through on that suit. League sources say Jones will have to pay the legal fees involved with the contract issue, and those the league incurred in its defense of suspending Elliott. However, Ian Rapoport of The NFL Network is reporting that is not a fine but rather reimbursement for the team owners on the compensation committee that is expected to total more than $2 million.
  • Hokies shock No. 5 Duke, cement NCAA bid

    Hokies shock No. 5 Duke, cement NCAA bid

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    He missed the front end of the one-and-one and the ball went out of bounds, giving Tech the ball with 23.4 seconds left and setting the stage for Clarke's winning bucket. The Hokies trailed 33-27 at intermission, having played a lengthy portion of the first half without Robinson, who left the court to be examined before reentering in the closing minutes but noticeably limping.
  • Obesity rates rising for youngest U.S. children

    Obesity rates rising for youngest U.S. children

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    The study used data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey and was down by researchers and professors at Duke University . The researchers and other researchers also caution against looking at only the most recent changes because it can take several years for a trend to be clearly visible.
  • Jon Jones Fined, Fight License Suspended By CSAC Over Drug Use

    Jon Jones Fined, Fight License Suspended By CSAC Over Drug Use

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    Jones would undoubtedly be the GOAT but his life outside the Octagon has been filled with controversy - which has tarnished his image and MMA record. "When that's completed, I would be inclined to support Mr. This is as a result of his failed pre-fight drug test before his stoppage victory over Daniel Cormier at UFC 214 last July. However, much depends on what type of sanction Jones receives from USADA .
  • Lion kills woman in South African private game reserve

    Lion kills woman in South African private game reserve

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    The SAPS from Cullinan were on the scene and are investigating the incident. Eight elephants broke out of the same reserve a year ago. Opened in 2011, Dinokeng describes itself as the "first free-roaming Big 5 residential game reserve in Gauteng - and probably in the world - next to an urbanised area".
  • NFL Player Arrested For DWI After Scary Car Accident

    NFL Player Arrested For DWI After Scary Car Accident

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    The crashed occurred around 2am, according to Port Authority spokesman Joe Pentangelo. Jay Cutler #6 of the Miami Dolphins is sacked by Dylan Donahue #49 of the New York Jets during the second half of an National Football League game at MetLife Stadium on September 24, 2017 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
  • Ricciardo tops first morning of Barcelona F1 testing

    Ricciardo tops first morning of Barcelona F1 testing

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    Ricciardo's benchmark of 1m20.179s was set on the medium compound tyres five minutes before the lunch-break. Alonso eventually returned to the track and finished with the fifth-fastest time and 51 laps completed. We didn't get any real productive running". Alonso finished the session fifth fastest but it later emerged he had cut the final chicane on his fastest lap and he was dropped to seventh.
  • Graeme Murty hopes Rangers stars can fill Scott Brown void

    Graeme Murty hopes Rangers stars can fill Scott Brown void

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    When asked about the impact of Brown since Rodgers' tenure at Parkhead began, Rodgers said: "I certainly haven't realised how good a player he was until I worked with him". Rodgers revealed he hadn't appreciated all of Brown's qualities until he got the chance to work with him on a daily basis but said he had always admired him from afar.
  • Dolphins, Landry's agent to meet on Wednesday per report

    Dolphins, Landry's agent to meet on Wednesday per report

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    According to Adam Schefter of ESPN , the Dolphins will meet with Landry to discuss his future-and multiple sources believe the discussions will ultimately result in a trade. The move would also cripple the Dolphins cap wise as they only now have $7.4 million in space. The 25-year-old Pro Bowler set an NFL record with 400 catches over his first four seasons, leading the league with 112 receptions in 2017.
  • Serena Williams

    Serena Williams "Crying" Over Alexis Ohanian's Billboard Surprise Featuring Their Baby Girl

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    Alexis Ohanian , co-founder of Reddit , had four billboards put up along a major road to Palm Springs, California. Commenting on the photos on Instagram , she wrote back: "Literally am crying ..." This is so so sweet. Williams and Ohanian welcomed their first child together, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr ., on September 1, 2017. Williams' actual first return to tennis since becoming a mom came earlier this month at the Fed Cup in North Carolina when she played in a doubles match ...
  • Jets release Muhammad Wilkerson after seven seasons

    Jets release Muhammad Wilkerson after seven seasons

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    His contract guaranteed his $16.75 million salary for 2018 if he were on the roster March 16, and the team wasn't willing to pay the price. Coupled with running back Matt Forte's retirement announcement earlier Wednesday, the Jets now have about $90 million in cap space.
  • Patrice Bergeron: Out minimum two weeks with fractured foot

    Patrice Bergeron: Out minimum two weeks with fractured foot

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    The Boston Bruins are going to be without one of their top goal scorers for a few weeks. Bergeron has scored 27 goals and 27 assists with a plus-26 rating in 55 games this season. The multi-time Selke Trophy victor does it all for the Bruins, playing big minutes on the power play, on the penalty kill, and matching up against the other team's top lines.
  • Pochettino reveals Vertonghen could return for Huddersfield game on Saturday

    Pochettino reveals Vertonghen could return for Huddersfield game on Saturday

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    Defenders Niall Canavan and Keith Keane are also expected to miss out having played just one game between them in 2018 due to ankle and groin injuries and are described as long-term absentees [ Sky Sports ]. "Jan we need to assess tomorrow". Spurs were held by Rochdale to a 2-2 draw at Spotland with Steve Davies scoring a 93rd-minute equaliser to secure a replay match.
  • NBA Youngboy Arrested in Florida on Kidnapping Charges

    NBA Youngboy Arrested in Florida on Kidnapping Charges

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    This is not Gaulden's first issue with law enforcement. The surveillance footage appears to show the rapper body slamming his GF in the hallway before dragging her back into their room. She said that they are both 18 years old and are just messing around. Since then, he has already released several albums, namely Mind of a Menace 3 Reloaded , Until Death Call My Name , Al YoungBoy , Before I Go Reloaded , and more.
  • Alonso's new McLaren loses wheel during first test

    Alonso's new McLaren loses wheel during first test

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    The Spaniard was initially classified fifth but had his time deleted for cutting the final chicane. "The vehicle felt very good here, good potential, also I think the performance side it is very early to say but everything seems to be in line with our expectations and the windtunnel and the data we had before coming to the team".
  • Red Wings give up last second goal to lose

    Red Wings give up last second goal to lose

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    Eichel and O'Reagan were also teammates with Team USA. Of the five different line combinations Kane has been on for 60 or more minutes this season, all of them are above team average in Corsi, goals for, and expected goals for, majority by a large margin in all three measures.
  • Conor McGregor Announces He Will Fight Again

    Conor McGregor Announces He Will Fight Again

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    Why wouldn't I want to fight that guy? "I said in the last press conference, that fight [Tony Ferguson vs Khabib Nurmagomedov] will be for the title", White told TMZ . I'm not surprised by it and I'm not getting sidetracked by it because it doesn't matter. He added: "I think if it was real, Dana would have called me personally".
  • Tim Tebow is officially a Met | How he sprained his ankle

    Tim Tebow is officially a Met | How he sprained his ankle

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    Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson said he thinks Tebow has a good shot at playing in the majors despite turning 31 in August. "I'm trying to be smart about it and keep (the ankle) taped", Tebow told reporters after workouts Sunday. Bruce has been working out and plans to DH for the Mets on Tuesday. If Lagares and Bruce have to miss regular-season time as well, then NY can promote a nonroster player such as Ty Kelly, Matt den Dekker or Zach Borenstein; acquire a major leaguer; and/or use ...
  • Lady Pioneers earn first trip to NCAA tournament

    Lady Pioneers earn first trip to NCAA tournament

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    Marietta (24-4 overall) will travel to Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois for the first two rounds of the tournament. Doors at Carver Center open at 4:00 p.m. Amherst College, which fell in the NESCAC Tournament semifinals, did not receive an at-large bid. The IWU women, the College Conference of IL regular season and tournament champion, will host first-and-second round games Friday and Saturday.