• Sharks' Thornton, Couture game-time decision
Sharks' Thornton, Couture game-time decision

The Sharks made the right adjustments, took back control in the 2nd and never looked back. The first two games of this round will be played in Edmonton, but the next two are set for San Jose. The Oilers are as whole have been completely made over and only two Sharks remain from that series (Thornton and Marleau) and that series was over a d...

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  • Klopp confirms new Liverpool role for Gerrard
Klopp confirms new Liverpool role for Gerrard

That was fantastic, really good. "They all enjoy it a lot, and he enjoys it a lot". "Yes he will be a coach of the youth team next season. I'm pretty sure he could have a few games". "We should be at our best because West Brom have played an outstanding season". "I don't think about it", he said. "We don't see leaders like them much on the pi...

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  • Praneeth enters maiden Super Series final at Singapore
Praneeth enters maiden Super Series final at Singapore

Asked what went through his mind when he won the winning point, he said: "To be honest, I was blank. It was a wonderful feeling". However, Praneeth was touch nervous on eve of the final. My net game too improved. Lee managed to reduce the deficit to 4-10 before the Indian entered the break at 11-4. It was a ding-dong battle. However, Andhra Prade...

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  • Notes From The Phillies' 6-4 Loss To Washington
Notes From The Phillies' 6-4 Loss To Washington

Nate Jones (1-0) struck out two in a flawless ninth, and David Robertson fanned his first two batters in a 1-2-3 10th for his third save in as many chances. "Nine games is not enough to know somebody", Washington manager Dusty Baker said Friday of Wieters. "We have to get better at fundamental plays. Certainly you don't want to run out of pitching...

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  • Southampton vs Manchester City
Southampton vs Manchester City

The long-absent Vincent Kompany's first intervention here, cool, calm and perfectly executed, was to steal the ball from Redmond, then flick it casually over the attacker's head. Replacing Ronald Koeman, who had secured seventh- and sixth-place finishes, was a thankless task, and it didn't take long for a section of Southampton supporters to star...

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  • Shakespeare hopes Morgan will be fit for Atletico clash
Shakespeare hopes Morgan will be fit for Atletico clash

Sam Allardyce has been imploring his players to "respect the point" since taking the reins at Crystal Palace back in December, and yesterday's 2-2 draw was evidence his players are taking note. After going 2-0 down early into the second half, Yohan Cabaye pulled one back before Benteke latched onto a cross to draw the game level and earn Palace a...

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  • Rod Carew saved by heart from NFL player
Rod Carew saved by heart from NFL player

When the families met in person for the first time, in a visit coordinated by the AHA on March 2, one of the first things Mary did was lean her head against Carew's chest. He was in fact the donor that helped the 71-year-old Carew survive heart and kidney transplant surgery. The donor, she was told, was 29 - the same age as Reuland and the number...

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  • Westbrook breaks triple-double record and secures dramatic win for Thunder
Westbrook breaks triple-double record and secures dramatic win for Thunder

If Harden wins the NBA MVP over Westbrook, it means that the voters would have valued Harden team's win-loss record compared to Westbrook team's performance this year. I'm very thankful and blessed to be able to go out and compete at the highest level. "What's more, he leads the league in scoring by a comfortable margin at 31.9 points per game".

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  • LEADING OFF: Braves open new park, Moreland near double mark
LEADING OFF: Braves open new park, Moreland near double mark

Before Opening Day, a bridge near the Braves' new SunTrust Park collapsed, which the Atlanta Journal-Constitution predicted could cause miserable traffic around the stadium on game days for months. The Braves are strongly encouraging fans to purchase pre-paid parking passes to games as they will help alleviate delays around the stadium. Inc...

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  • Edmonton Oilers Dominate to Win Game 2, Tie Series
Edmonton Oilers Dominate to Win Game 2, Tie Series

The Sharks generated 13 shots on goal on the power play in six opportunities, including Joel Ward's early second period goal. Couture said it was good to get back on the ice as he tries to get back into condition after sitting for two weeks.

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  • Ronald Koeman: What I really think about Everton's draw at Manchester United
Ronald Koeman: What I really think about Everton's draw at Manchester United

I was really confident to keep the clean sheet tonight. "He came from Ecuador, arrived here, played 90 minutes, it was a big effort for him, we need to protect him". "We build well, but we don't score enough goals, we don't kill off enough opponents and at the end of this season I think we will be punished by that".

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  • Bruins set to start series with Senators on Wednesday
Bruins set to start series with Senators on Wednesday

The lone Ottawa goal came from Bobby Ryan, who took a loose puck that was muffed along the boards by Bruins' defenseman Adam McQuaid right to the front of the net. It was about trying to prepare for them for what was going to happen - the intensity and the emotion that comes into a playoff game right from the start.

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  • LeBron to miss regular-season finale, resting strained calf
LeBron to miss regular-season finale, resting strained calf

So have some fans, who told me about paying big bucks to watch a team sleep-walk through some games at Quicken Loans Arena. That's just my take on it. As Korver has scored over 20 points and made 14-17 three-pointers in the two games he has played against the Pacers since he joined Cleveland. NOTES: Raptors C Jonas Valanciunas connected on hi...

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  • Tuesday Practice at the 2017 Masters
Tuesday Practice at the 2017 Masters

But with things stable on the home front, he insists he's in a good spot as he goes for his first green jacket. "You never know. I'm not going to sit here and say I expect to win, but a lot of the shots I feel comfortable with on the course".

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  • Trump reverses position, says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is 'no longer obsolete'
Trump reverses position, says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is 'no longer obsolete'

The president, who spoke with China leader Xi Jinping Tuesday night, discussed the call at the joint press conference. "And then they started saying Trump is right". Following the meeting with Putin and earlier talks with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow, Tillerson told reporters that bilateral ties are "at a low point".

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  • Oakland's Cotton spoils Royals home opener
Oakland's Cotton spoils Royals home opener

Cotton settled for a no-decision at Kansas City on September 13 after allowing three runs - one earned - and seven hits in 5 2/3 innings. His only mistake was a 3-0 fat fastball to Davis, who took advantage of the wind blowing out to right to get it over the fence.

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  • Sergio Garcia Wins The Masters, Ends Drought At The Majors
Sergio Garcia Wins The Masters, Ends Drought At The Majors

In his 71st major as a professional, things looked grim for Garcia when he missed a 5-foot birdie late. With it, he shook off almost two decades of weighted expectations by capturing the 81st Masters Tournament . The pairing did not take long to make things exciting, as Garcia birdied two of the first three holes, separating himself from Rose ne...

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  • Bradley out of starting lineup for Red Sox, has MRI on knee
Bradley out of starting lineup for Red Sox, has MRI on knee

The Sox do not anticipate Bradley being out for a long term. Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said before Monday's series finale that he didn't think the injury was anything of "major outcome", but the club obviously wants to be careful so that the ailment doesn't become a long-term issue.

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  • Montgomery earns Yanks' 5th starter job, to debut Wednesday
Montgomery earns Yanks' 5th starter job, to debut Wednesday

The Yankees broke a 3-1 game open with a five-run eighth. NEW YORK (AP ) — Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda has a ideal game through six innings against the Tampa Bay Rays in New York's home opener. "It just doesn't make sense". Over the course of 25 appearances last season, all of which were starts, he produced a 2.13 ERA alongside a 14-5 ...

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  • JRFU welcomes Sunwolves' switch to Super Rugby's Australian conference
JRFU welcomes Sunwolves' switch to Super Rugby's Australian conference

My plea is that it will be swift, at least in the next month". New structure of the Super Rugby competition for next season after governing body SANZAAR announced the culling of three as yet to be determined teams on Sunday. "We're talking about people's livelihoods". The Hurricanes weathered a second-half comeback from the Waratahs that ...

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  • Schwarber, Zobrist homer in Cubs' 7-4 win over Brewers
Schwarber, Zobrist homer in Cubs' 7-4 win over Brewers

Chicago starter Kyle Kendricks allowed four runs on five hits including a pair of homers over six frames with Justin Grimm giving up two more runs in two innings of work. Two Chicago Cubs players collided during a Friday night game against the Milwaukee Brewers . Second baseman Javier Baez left the game in the sixth with a left eye contusion ...

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  • Man Utd confirmed line-up vs Sunderland: No De Gea, controversial captain choice
Man Utd confirmed line-up vs Sunderland: No De Gea, controversial captain choice

Shaw gave United width and penetration down the left flank during the first half, and inside the opening 60 seconds of the second period, his defence-splitting pass teed up Henrikh Mkhitaryan to add to Ibrahimovic's opener and put the visitors 2-0 ahead.

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  • Serbia sweep into Davis Cup semi-finals
Serbia sweep into Davis Cup semi-finals

Novak Djokovic spearheads Serbia's bid to reach the Davis Cup semifinals for the first time since 2013 and reboot a career which has stalled since his history-making French Open victory. "I am very happy with my performance today which is very encouraging because I now know I am on the right path to discovering my best form", Djokovic said .

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  • Not sick and exhausted any more! Coutinho and Firmino rouse Liverpool
Not sick and exhausted any more! Coutinho and Firmino rouse Liverpool

However, his anger increased when Stoke scored on the counter-attack with a ball inside makeshift left wing-back Nathaniel Clyne picking out Shaqiri whose near-post cross was headed in by Walters. The news will come as a major blow to Liverpool given Mane's influence on the team following his arrival from Southampton last summer. "We needed...

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  • Pochettino: Spurs showed character and stars fight for the badge
Pochettino: Spurs showed character and stars fight for the badge

Indeed, it somehow seemed fitting that the Spurs team should be wearing a peculiar sickly-looking gold third-choice shirt - maybe a show of sympathy for Lloris. "It is insane how the goals came in the last few minutes but we pushed and we created chances to win". We're happy Liverpool drew [with Bournemouth] in the last couple of minutes.

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  • Jordan Spieth returns to infamous 12th hole at Augusta National
Jordan Spieth returns to infamous 12th hole at Augusta National

His brow would furrow. Thursday, Spieth didn't hit a great shot , his ball starting right and carrying a bit long, though it did settle onto the putting surface, some 34 feet away from the cup. "I got off to a solid start. I used a club that would spin instead of a one that would maybe take the spin of". "We're in a position now where we, I ...

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  • USA, Canada, Mexico Reportedly Will Submit Joint Bid for 2026 World Cup
USA, Canada, Mexico Reportedly Will Submit Joint Bid for 2026 World Cup

The announcement is set for 2 p.m. ET. Though Montagliani said a joint, three-country bid would be a good "fit", he acknowledged that no decision has been made, and probably will not be made until the end of the year. The 2018 World Cup was given to Russian Federation, as well as the 2022 occasion - which since-deposed FIFA president Sepp Blatter...

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  • Jordan Spieth's Masters Heartbreak Returns With Disastrous Quadruple Bogey
Jordan Spieth's Masters Heartbreak Returns With Disastrous Quadruple Bogey

Most of the damage came on the par-5 15th, where Spieth took a 9, finding water in front of the green and then going way beyond the green in the swirling winds that played havoc with most players in the opening round of the year's first major event.

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  • Klopp wants Liverpool to close out matches like Chelsea
Klopp wants Liverpool to close out matches like Chelsea

The Brazilian global hasn't been at training yesterday or today but has told the clubs doctor that he's feeling much better so he still has a slight chance of being passed fit for the trip to the Britannia tomorrow. He was not at Melwood today or yesterday. We will give him all the time. 'Lallana is much better but it not an option yet. In 13 g...

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  • Pochettino says Chelsea should win the Premier League
Pochettino says Chelsea should win the Premier League

I don't want to see the way we played against Arsenal again. Physically, we stood up to the challenge and we dominated the game. "The best thing for us to think is that Tottenham could win eight games so to win the title we need 18 points".

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  • Willett goes under the radar again in Masters defence
Willett goes under the radar again in Masters defence

The day's second stoppage cut short the final afternoon of practice before Thursday morning's start of the first major of the year and marked the second day this week that play was suspended. He's enjoyed the perks that have come with that status - wearing the green jacket in public with pride, the coveted No. 1 badge reserved for the defending cha...

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  • Dustin Johnson out of Masters, Charley Hoffman soaring
Dustin Johnson out of Masters, Charley Hoffman soaring

On the eve of the major competition, last year's US Open champion, victor of his last three Professional Golf Association tournaments, injured his back after falling down a flight of stairs in the rented home he is staying in. This time , he minimized the damage. He finished with a three-over par 75. On Thursday, he took another quad with a 9 on t...

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  • Dustin Johnson hurt in Masters eve mishap
Dustin Johnson hurt in Masters eve mishap

The Other was a scary movie made in 1972. In advance of the biggest tournament of the year, one of golf's biggest stars is having to answer continued questions about a round of golf with President Donald Trump earlier this year. "I think that's part of what makes putting so hard here". "To hit the shots I needed to at the right time and give ...

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  • Title race now more interesting - Conte
Title race now more interesting - Conte

Things have been going very well for us this season the majority of the time but it wasn't to be. "To be close to them, we have to win that game and we will see what will happen at the end of the season". Prior to Palace's visit, Chelsea had not lost in any competition since a 2-0 defeat at Tottenham on 4 January. Antonio Conte admitted Chelse...

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  • Flyers' Neuvirth carted off ice after collapsing in crease
Flyers' Neuvirth carted off ice after collapsing in crease

All tests on Neuvirth came back "normal", according to Flyers general manager Ron Hextall , and it is believed Neuvirth was suffering after-effects from a severe upper respiratory infection he's been fighting for more than a week. "I was on the bus to Wilkes-Barre - I want to say around 4:15, so I had to wait for the bus to get to Wilkes-Barre, ...

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  • Celebrate spring with an Easter egg hunt and plant sale at Riverside
Celebrate spring with an Easter egg hunt and plant sale at Riverside

Nick Bencivengo is the Chairman of this year's event. Registration begins at noon. Roger Scott Athletic Complex, 2130 Summit Blvd. The hunt will start promptly at noon and the department recommends arriving at the park at 11:30 a.m. Ebonwood Community Center, 3511 W. Scott Street. 10 a.m.to 1 p.m. April 15 at Poinsettia Community Park, 6600 H...

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  • Rahm inspired by Ballesteros on Masters debut
Rahm inspired by Ballesteros on Masters debut

Obviously this is different. Four-time major champion Rory McIlroy and Jon Rahm will play together in one of the standout groupings for rounds one and two of the Masters at Augusta. "But that's where I'm going to try to control that". "I want that "Oh my God, I'm playing in the Masters" moment to be as short as possible, " Rahm said.

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  • Can Captain Smith do the 'Dhoni' against deadly Mumbai?
Can Captain Smith do the 'Dhoni' against deadly Mumbai?

While Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma's form at the top will be important, Kieron Pollard and Jos Buttler's big hits, and veteran spinner Harbhajan Singh's craft will decide how the team fares in the match. Smith forged a 58 run partnership with opener Rahane and then shared a 50 run partnership with Ben Stokes . Read Also: IPL 2017: Sunri...

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  • Tent City -- opened by Sheriff Joe Arpaio -- to shut down
Tent City -- opened by Sheriff Joe Arpaio -- to shut down

Paul Penzone said at a news conference that the almost 24-year-old Tent City complex will be closing in 45 to 60 days. In February, Penzone said county jails would no longer honor federal requests to hold undocumented immigrants past their release dates, marking a drastic about-face for an agency that had once eagerly performed high-profile immig...

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  • Westbrook ties triple-double mark; Thunder top Bucks 110-79
Westbrook ties triple-double mark; Thunder top Bucks 110-79

The home crowd stood and chanted "MVP! MVP!" long after the assist . "It's one of those nights, a special night, and something I definitely will never forget". The game had been paused, right around the nine-minute mark of the third quarter, to acknowledge history. "And you can feel that in the building and you could see that his teammates wer...

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  • Expectations different at Chelsea and Spurs, says Conte
Expectations different at Chelsea and Spurs, says Conte

Pep Guardiola will be the man in the opposing dugout as the Blues attempt to overcome Man City , and the Spaniard's arrival in the Premier League has led to discussion about the importance of modern-day goalkeepers being able to instigate attacks with their ability on the ball.

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  • Toronto Raptors vs Indiana Pacers schedule
Toronto Raptors vs Indiana Pacers schedule

Anthony then scored eight points in the third quarter to help NY to an 80-64 advantage heading into the final period. Stephenson was apologetic after the game and admitted the crowd got him fired up. "I think the thing they're missing is that energy and that never bow-down-to-anyone [mentality]", Stephenson said after signing with the Pacers last...

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  • Henley books Masters spot
Henley books Masters spot

A dropped shot at the last saw Henley finish on 20 under par for the week, with Kang three shots adrift in second. He birdied five of his first eight holes and by the time he was done his double-bogey from a bunker at the par-three ninth was barely a blip in his round.

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  • Arsenal v West Ham Probable line-ups - Wenger facing an injury headache
Arsenal v West Ham Probable line-ups - Wenger facing an injury headache

However, his good performances for Nottingham Forest appeared to capture the attention of West Ham, who subsequently made their move to secure his services. However, defender Per Mertesacker and midfielders Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Aaron Ramsey are back after injury. "It's nice to hear it but I know I have the confidence of the board".

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  • Lee, Beauvillier lead Islanders to 2-1 win over Devils
Lee, Beauvillier lead Islanders to 2-1 win over Devils

Still, he entered Sunday's game with a 12th-ranked 1.47 goals per 60 minutes among all skaters with at least 1,000 minutes, and Lee certainly didn't miss Tavares against Buffalo. Kane scored his team-leading 27th goal to tie the game for Buffalo midway through the second. By gaining the Islanders blue line, Girgensons dished off to Matt Moulson a...

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  • Chris Archer: Archer goes seven strong in Opening Day win
Chris Archer: Archer goes seven strong in Opening Day win

Corey Dickerson led off the Rays first with a single , then Kevin Kiermaier hit a hustle double , with Longoria bringing in the first run of the season on a sacrifice fly. The 25-year-old RHP posted consistent lines with a 3.01 and 3.04 ERA over 60 starts in 2015 and 2016, but he's ratcheted it up a notch with a 1.38 ERA over 3 spring training ...

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  • Atlanta Braves' bullpen falters in season-opening loss to Mets
Atlanta Braves' bullpen falters in season-opening loss to Mets

The day after we saw bold-faced names such as Madison Bumgarner and Masahiro Tanaka hit rough patches when things got real, Syndergaard was totally unfazed during his six scoreless innings. "He's going to miss some time with his elbow", Collins said. "This guy gave us quality inning after quality inning". "I'm very happy and excited to go back ther...

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  • Gonzaga holds off South Carolina 77-73 in Final Four
Gonzaga holds off South Carolina 77-73 in Final Four

That's when Gonzaga's Zach Collins shot a three-pointer that hit the rim and backboard nearly simultaneously, died there but dropped through the net. Karnowski finished with 13 points and five rebouinds. "We did what we could do, but next year we'll come back and we'll be good". The Under Armour-sponsored Gamecocks were led in scoring by guard ...

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  • Adrian Peterson to visit the Patriots on Monday
Adrian Peterson to visit the Patriots on Monday

Peterson, 32, played just three games last season because of a torn meniscus suffered on September 18. Just when you thought the Patriots offseason moves were finally over, now Adrian Peterson is now set to meet with the defending Super Bowl champions.

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

Derrick Rose will be a free agent in July, and sources say the recovery time on torn meniscus in his left knee expected to be 6-to-8 weeks. "He's played hard all year", coach Jeff Hornacek said. Rose missed the Knicks' last two games in what was originally described as knee soreness. Rose tore his left ACL in the 2012 playoffs and missed the enti...

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