• Russell's HR caps 4-run 9th as Cubs top Brewers 7-4
Russell's HR caps 4-run 9th as Cubs top Brewers 7-4

The winning run for the Cubs came on a wild pitch in the seventh by Milwaukee newcomer Jared Hughes . "We're the world champs, and people want to come in here and play well". The Cubs then scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to take the lead for good. "He pitched very well today, it certainly as his best outing", said Brewers m...

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  • Celtics Coach: If Smart made a gesture, 'it's unacceptable'
Celtics Coach: If Smart made a gesture, 'it's unacceptable'

For much of the season, 6-foot-2 guard Avery Bradley led Boston in rebounds per game before Al Horford overtook him late in the year. In the only Western Conference game on Tuesday, the Los Angeles Clippers leveled their series against the Utah Jazz at 1-1, leading wire-to-wire in a 99-91 triumph.

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  • Cup win over Chelsea will leave them doubting title credentials, says Kane
Cup win over Chelsea will leave them doubting title credentials, says Kane

A constant menace for Chelsea's defence with his mobility and direct approach, Rashford ensured Ibrahimovic wasn't missed at Old Trafford. Just as United's title pursuit in 2012 was fatally damaged by the draw against Everton, Liverpool's was sent off course by the loss to Chelsea .

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  • Manchester United beats Chelsea. Where does that leave the Premier League leader?
Manchester United beats Chelsea. Where does that leave the Premier League leader?

They remain in the driving seat and will face only one top-seven side - Everton - in their last six games, but Conte suggested his team can no longer be considered outright favourites. In this case, the fault is the coach. We have to dust ourselves off and prepare for a huge semi-final, and then we go again with some important home games coming u...

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  • Rod Carew's new heart, kidney came from late NFL player
Rod Carew's new heart, kidney came from late NFL player

Former NFL tight end Konrad Reuland died December 12 at the age of 29 following a ruptured brain aneurysm . Interestingly enough, Rod didn't know whose organs he received, since the donor's family has to request that information in order to set up a meeting.

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  • Carmelo Anthony Trade Now Inevitable Based On Phil Jackson's Comments
Carmelo Anthony Trade Now Inevitable Based On Phil Jackson's Comments

NY went 31-51, falling well short of preseason expectations bolstered by the team's offseason additions of Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah . "We've not been able to win with him on the court at this time", Jackson said , shortly before insisting that he has not been critical.

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  • Jackson says that a trade might be best for Carmelo, Knicks
Jackson says that a trade might be best for Carmelo, Knicks

Anthony cautiously reiterated his desire to stay in New York; Jackson told him he was better off elsewhere. He then, sort of bewilderingly, said that he didn't think this would affect the Knicks' free agency, because really he seems to think that other National Basketball Association players and their agents aren't completely alarmed by how h...

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  • Louis edges Wild 2-1, leads series 2-0
Louis edges Wild 2-1, leads series 2-0

Paul, Minn. "It was a heck of a game", Wild coach Bruce Boudreau said. In the first game of the Minnesota Wild's postseason, the frequent-attack offense was met by a brick wall performance from the St. Like I said, the Wild did nearly all they could on Wednesday night in Game 1, and were unlucky in facing Allen in what was statistically the b...

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  • Didier Drogba Backs Romelu Lukaku To Return To Chelsea
Didier Drogba Backs Romelu Lukaku To Return To Chelsea

Drogba had been weighing up a number of offers to keep playing or step into coaching since leaving Montreal Impact last October, but made a decision to take his career in a new direction by agreeing a unique deal with Phoenix. Drogba himself popped up on Twitter to confirm the news. In 2012, he was part of Chelsea's greatest ever achievemen...

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  • Arsenal contract talks on hold until summer, says Germany midfielder
Arsenal contract talks on hold until summer, says Germany midfielder

A report in England this week claimed the Chile global, whose current deal expires at the end of next season, had been presented with the chance to increase his earnings at the Emirates Stadium to ward off interest from elsewhere. Fenerbahce are one club who have reportedly shown an interest but, while Ozil's Turkish heritage may prove an enticin...

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  • Jurgen Klopp hails
Jurgen Klopp hails "absolutely massive" victory over Stoke City

Liverpool now find themselves nine points clear of fifth place after playing two games more than closest challengers Arsenal and Manchester United, and Klopp believes that his side's latest three-point haul was one of the biggest in his time in charge.

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  • Arthur ends Scotland's 38-year Grand National wait
Arthur ends Scotland's 38-year Grand National wait

The Lucinda Russell-trained, Derek Fox-mounted horse overtook the heavily-backed 8/1 favourite Blaklion in a dramatic finish that left Cause of Causes (16/1) second and Davy Russell's Saint Are (25/1) in third. A PaddyPower spokesman said 15 per cent of the betting public across the United Kingdom went for One For Arthur with 10 per cent of...

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  • Real Madrid Reportedly Intrested In Chelsea's N'Golo Kante
Real Madrid Reportedly Intrested In Chelsea's N'Golo Kante

The Belgium worldwide scored both goals for his side as they secured what could prove to be a valuable 2-1 win over Manchester City on Wednesday that keeps them seven points clear at the top of the Premier League. " That is what I did when I missed this chance to go in the academies ". But Kante, 26, had choices, for example, probability of signi...

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  • Tebow hits second home run for Columbia Fireflies
Tebow hits second home run for Columbia Fireflies

Tebow hit an impressive opposite-field home run in his minor league debut for the Columbia Fireflies on Thursday. His second homer as a Firefly. With a 15 miles per hour wind blowing out, Tebow launched a shot and stopped at second base, thinking it was a double.

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  • Sharks to face Oilers in first round of playoffs
Sharks to face Oilers in first round of playoffs

Eberle is especially looking forward to the tournament. He's in his seventh National Hockey League season, all with Edmonton , and has yet to play for the big prize. The most important advantage that the Sharks have over the Oilers is playoff experience. "Our coaches probably know that team better than anybody in the league, so it will help", ...

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  • Is North Korea putting nuclear-tipped bargaining chip on table
Is North Korea putting nuclear-tipped bargaining chip on table

The report on the missile test comes as President Donald Trump meets with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Florida for the first time to discuss a range of issues including North Korea. But Beijing is wary of putting too much pressure on North Korea for fear of the unpredictable consequences if the state collapses. South Korea's foreign mini...

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  • Sergio Garcia wins first major in dramatic playoff at the Masters
Sergio Garcia wins first major in dramatic playoff at the Masters

Rose's playoff tee shot soared deep into trees right of the fairway but bounced out onto pine straw while Garcia found the fairway. Both players hit it close at the par-3 16th, but Rose rolled in his birdie putt and Garcia missed. But for the most part I'm not going to sit here and second-guess one or two shots. "I feel like I've finished five ...

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  • Leonard Fournette: Fournette 'even in play' for Browns at No. 1
Leonard Fournette: Fournette 'even in play' for Browns at No. 1

The Browns are in fact, still exploring their options and LSU running back Leonard Fournette could be selected with that first pick. "They just go back to work every day and try to turn things around and make wherever they are a great place to be".

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  • Leicester skipper Morgan out of Everton trip with back injury
Leicester skipper Morgan out of Everton trip with back injury

It should also be pointed out during the club's so-called "glory years", at least prior to Claudio Ranieri guiding the Foxes to the Premier League title, Martin O'Neill only managed top 10 finishes in the Premier League. The unmarked striker finished expertly under Joel Robles. Everton are already missing Seamus Coleman, Ramiro Funes Mori and Y...

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  • Real Madrid doors open to 'great' Griezmann, insists Ramos
Real Madrid doors open to 'great' Griezmann, insists Ramos

The draw sees Madrid move three points clear of champions Barcelona, who face Malaga later on Saturday, but frustrations around the Bernabeu were clear at the end of Zidane's 50th league match in charge. Atletico, though, remained unsafe on the counter-attack, as Griezmann made the most of a loose pass from Sergio Ramos and sent a low shot goalwa...

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  • Bayern Munich run over Borussia Dortmund 4-1
Bayern Munich run over Borussia Dortmund 4-1

Bayern Munich manager Carlo Ancelotti has said Thomas Muller and Manuel Neuer will miss the Bundesliga game against Borussia Dortmund at the weekend but insisted both of the Germany internationals will "definitely" be fit to face Real Madrid in the Champions League next week.

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  • Hull 4-2 Middlesbrough: 17th heaven for the Tigers
Hull 4-2 Middlesbrough: 17th heaven for the Tigers

It wasn't easy for us to concede the goal we did, it was offside, but we stayed calm and controlled all of the second half. The hosts sent their supporters into raptures just after the half-hour mark as Hernandez finished off a free flowing passing move to make it 3-1.

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  • NewsAlert:Ovechkin still plans to play in Pyeongchang
NewsAlert:Ovechkin still plans to play in Pyeongchang

The NHL has announced that NHL players won't go to the winter games next year because the majority of clubs don't want to disrupt the 2017-18 season. Alex Ovechkin and other players aren't so sure the NHL's decision to skip the Winter Olympics in South Korea next year is final. With all due respect, they shouldn't have been there anyway.

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  • Alana surprised at Mama June's new look
Alana surprised at Mama June's new look

According to the former Here Comes Honey Boo Boo star, going to her ex's wedding was understandably "awkward". "I've worked my a** off, working out getting healthy", Mama June stated during the big reveal as reported by FOX 5 . "[He was saying], "It wouldn't hurt if you lose weight, '" Shannon clarified". "I mean, that's the thing". I would ne...

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  • Zika Virus More Likely To Hurt Babies Than We Thought — CDC
Zika Virus More Likely To Hurt Babies Than We Thought — CDC

However, when the researchers only looked at laboratory-confirmed Zika virus cases, excluding "suspected cases", the number rose to 10 percent, according to Gizmodo . "Prevention is key", Honein said. Preparing Zika Prevention Kits for newborns in Puerto Rico (including mosquito netting, onesies and prevention tips).

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  • John Schneider acknowledges Hawks have listened to offers for Sherman
John Schneider acknowledges Hawks have listened to offers for Sherman

Sherman says that he does not want to depart Seattle, "I wouldn't want to leave this city and my guys, but I understand it's a business and organizational philosophies change". Even though the stuff that Sherman said-the Seahawks shouldn't have passed from the one-yard line , the offensive line's porousness opened Russell Wilson up to injury-was a...

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  • Seth Lugo will miss at least
Seth Lugo will miss at least "a couple weeks"

Lugo has received a platelet-rich plasma injection and will attempt to go the rest and rehab route. Lefty Steven Matz recently suffered a strained flexor tendon that is expected to keep him sidelined for a while, so the Mets now have a pair of their young hurlers on the shelf for an undetermined period.

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  • San Diego soccer group wants development plan on ballot
San Diego soccer group wants development plan on ballot

MLS leaders have expressed strong interest in St. Louis, but only if voters agreed to public funding. In a statement released after the vote, MLS said "For many years we have believed that St. Democrat Lyda Krewson easily won over Republican Andrew Jones and four other candidates in the general election Tuesday. Krewson has pledged to work t...

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  • Trump again blames House Freedom Caucus for failure of health care bill
Trump again blames House Freedom Caucus for failure of health care bill

It was four days ago that Ryan abruptly canceled that vote on the GOP bill annulling much of President Barack Obama's 2010 law. Republican lawmakers, conservatives and moderates alike, emerged from Tuesday's meeting saying there was a consensus to address the issue again, preferably soon.

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  • Staley proud to be 2nd African-American coach to win title
Staley proud to be 2nd African-American coach to win title

SC won 64-61 at home during the regular season and then 59-49 in the SEC Tournament championship. The school had pushed back the ceremony to honour Dawn Staley and her national champions to avoid the bad weather. She had 18 points and 10 rebounds while fellow junior guard Kaela Davis also reached double figures with 10 points. Losing makes a team...

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  • Has Masahiro Tanaka been worth his Yankees contract?
Has Masahiro Tanaka been worth his Yankees contract?

Petersburg, Fla. A first-time All-Star in 2015 who lost an AL-leading 19 times last season, Archer limited NY to two runs and seven hits. The Rays would extend the lead back to three runs in the second , as Kiermaier reached on a two-out walk and Longoria hit a home run that barely cleared the low wall in the left-field corner for the first ...

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  • Atlanta Braves set 25-man roster for opening day
Atlanta Braves set 25-man roster for opening day

And for six innings Syndergaard delivered, shutout inning after shutout inning punctuated with filthy sliders and crucial strikeouts. Noah Syndergaard pitched six sharp innings before leaving with a blister, Asdrubal Cabrera snapped a seventh-inning tie with a single and the New York Mets broke through following a pivotal replay reversal to b...

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  • WrestleMania 33: The Hardy Boyz make their WWE return, win tag titles
WrestleMania 33: The Hardy Boyz make their WWE return, win tag titles

The Hardys dubbed themselves the greatest tag team of all time and space, and they made Impact Wrestling appointment viewing due to their entertaining segments, particularly the Final Deletion and Delete or Decay filmed at the Hardys' home.

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  • Derrick Rose to have knee surgery again, miss rest of season
Derrick Rose to have knee surgery again, miss rest of season

Derrick Rose needs surgery to fix torn left knee cartilage and the New York Knicks say he will miss the rest of the season. "I thought he's played well", Hornacek said. All of that would've been enough for one team to deal with, but Rose's incidents have been just a fraction of the bad headlines surrounding the Knicks this year.

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  • Pep Guardiola optimistic Gabriel Jesus will return before season ends
Pep Guardiola optimistic Gabriel Jesus will return before season ends

Guardiola was celebrated for helping to bring through an stunning batch of stars when in charge of Barcelona and, having made Sterling and Stones a key part of his plans at City, he is in no doubt over the quality of homegrown talent in the Premier League.

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