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Butch Harmon: Dustin Johnson the player to beat at the Masters

Australia's hopes of claiming a second green jacket at Augusta National appear infinitely more upbeat than the frosty forecast it was less than a month ago. There are a lot of guys in that category,...

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Cumbria's Ben Stokes tastes victory in IPL debut

Cumbria's Ben Stokes tastes victory in IPL debut

Smith's 84 off 54 balls included three sixes and seven boundaries. His value was immediate, picking up the wickets of Jos Buttler , Rohit Sharma, Parthiv Patel - Mumbai's top three batsmen. He show...

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French team: Is Karim Benzema sidelined?

French team: Is Karim Benzema sidelined?

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has been talking to another French football legend Christophe Dugarry onRadio Montecarlo (via As). Although Deschamps has an incredible strike force at his dispos...

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No Jesus for Brazil as Firmino tasked to provide firepower against Uruguay

No Jesus for Brazil as Firmino tasked to provide firepower against Uruguay

They're now 10 points ahead of the team in the final qualifying spot and seven points clear of their next-closest challenger. Lionel Messi sends Claudio Bravo the wrong way to score a penalty for A...

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Tuesday Practice at the 2017 Masters

Spieth handled the ceremony with class, and later put the 2016 Masters in perspective. He ranks sixth on the Tour in driving accuracy and 12th in greens in regulation percentage, but is 133rd in putti...

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Bolivia beat Messi-less Argentina 2-0 in qualifier

Bolivia beat Messi-less Argentina 2-0 in qualifier

And minus their star man, Argentina lost 2-0 to Bolivia on Tuesday - with Barcelona describing Lionel Messi's four-match global ban "unfair and totally disproportionate" - but he can still play fo...

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Pochettino plays down Spurs' title chances before Swansea clash

Tottenham travel to Swansea the same evening and might even sit one point behind Antonio Conte's men come Saturday, when they face Watford in the early kick-off ahead of Chelsea's trip to Manch...

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Dustin Johnson questionable for Master after falling down stairs

Open, was voted PGA Tour player of the year for the first time , won the PGA Tour money title and captured the Vardon Trophy for the lowest adjusted scoring average. "You're not going to try to squee...

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Antonio Conte hails 'big step' after win over City

The Italian took over the reins of the west London club last summer after Chelsea finished in tenth place in the Premier League last term. Hazard also spoke on Tottenham Hotspur winning at Swan...

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Team USA Wins Its First World Baseball Classic Championship

Team USA Wins Its First World Baseball Classic Championship

While the hurler still looks effective, he is just too exhausted to cope up with the Americans. Team PR shortstop Carlos Correa also chimed in, saying the country planned the parade during pool pl...

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Arsene Wenger urges Arsenal to build on draw with Manchester City

Arsene Wenger urges Arsenal to build on draw with Manchester City

Arsenal are sixth on 51 points, with 10 games to play, two behind Manchester United in fifth and seven adrift of Manchester City, who occupy the fourth and final Champions League qualifying position ...

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United Nations strongly condemns North Korea's latest missile launch

Past missile tests have been timed to Trump's meeting with Japanese President Shinzo Abe and the annual joint US-South Korea military exercises. Washington has also said all options, including militar...

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Cowboys QB Tony Romo retiring, replacing Phil Simms at CBS

After weeks of whispers but no answers, the Dallas Cowboys quarterback is retiring to the CBS announcing booth following other Cowboys like Don Meredith , Troy Aikman , Daryl Johnston , Michael I...

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Willett finds price tag comes with Masters jacket

He was very much in an under-control point going to bed last night. Three-time Major victor Rory McIlroy is to begin his quest for Masters redemption alongside Spanish rising star Jon Rahm and Jap...

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Conte: There is big pressure on Chelsea

Do not forget, the other teams were candidates to win the title but instead we stay top of the table and we try to keep this position. A few weeks ago everyone was talking about Everton being on the...

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Cavs' Thompson to get MRI on thumb

Cavs' Thompson to get MRI on thumb

They also outrebounded Boston 51-38. It is not an understatement to say that the top seed will likely be decided tonight. "There's no way around that". Won for just the second time this season on the ...

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Rockets set single-season National Basketball Association 3-point record

Curry added a game-high 11 assists for Golden State. OUR PREDICTION: The Warriors are now 6-1 against the spread in their last seven games overall, are 4-1 against the number in their last five co...

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Wichita State's days in MVC appear numbered

Wichita State's days in MVC appear numbered

Thamel reports that the league will likely play an 18-game conference schedule in basketball after the Shockers are added. Boatright, university president John Bardo, coaches, athletes and fans wait...

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Antonio Conte says Chelsea are six wins from the PL title

Antonio Conte says Chelsea are six wins from the PL title

Antonio Conte, who favored the formation with Juventus, waited a couple of months into his reign to remove a man from the backline out of necessity rather than design. Cundy, who was watching on for C...

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Russell Westbrook Has Marveled Before Our Eyes This Season

Fittingly enough, Westbrook accomplished the feat against one of Robertson's old teams , the Milwaukee Bucks. "Leadership to me was more important than averaging points or field goal percentage or wh...

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Ozil is back after Champions League exit, says Wenger

We have scored over 100 goals this season already so going forward we were always good but defensively we were not good enough. I told the players to forget today - we have big games ahead of us. Walc...

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LaVar Ball blames 3 slow-footed 'white guys' for UCLA's demise

LaVar Ball blames 3 slow-footed 'white guys' for UCLA's demise

Ball probably was referring to UCLA starters TJ Leaf , Bryce Alford and Thomas Welsh . "I told Lonzo-'One of these games you might need to go for 30 or 40 points.' It turned out the that was the o...

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Federer beats Nadal in straight sets to win Miami Open

I thought he had his chances in the first and in the second. The first set was a tight affair with both players having their opportunities to break. "I am close to what I need to be and at a very hi...

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Dustin Johnson pulls out of Masters with injured back

Dustin Johnson pulls out of Masters with injured back

Yikes, Jordan Spieth did it again. For the second straight round at the Masters , Jordan Spieth had a quadruple-bogey on the back nine. Having found the water with his approach, Spieth then com...

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LEADING OFF: Sale makes Boston debut; Bartolo back in Citi

Met. Wednesday, he turned to a different media to cause a stir. Mets: RHP Zack Wheeler is to start Friday's series opener against Miami, his first big league appearance since September 25, 2014. The...

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Hazard score twice as Chelsea maintain title advantage

Hazard score twice as Chelsea maintain title advantage

The Blues are sitting at the top of the Premier League table and are in a commanding position thanks to a run of two defeats in their last 23 games. City's slim title hopes were nearly certainly put...

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Lexi Thompson Loses LPGA Major After TV Viewer Calls In Penalty

TV pictures showed that before Thompson picked it up, her ball completely covered the marker, but when she replaced it, the marker could be seen from the same angle. "During play, I didn't even check ...

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Johnson arrives at Augusta, tests out his back

Johnson arrives at Augusta, tests out his back

Most players found scoring hard in the swirling winds and England's Danny Willett made an ugly start to the defence of his title, sending a wild tee shot into the trees on the way to a double-bogey si...

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Augusta stunner: DJ withdraws from Masters with back injury

Augusta stunner: DJ withdraws from Masters with back injury

I was going everything I could to try and play". Clearly in pain during a limited warm-up session, Johnson still meant to at least try to play on Thursday. He could have won the Masters six years ag...

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City of Columbia to host USC basketball parade Sunday

City of Columbia to host USC basketball parade Sunday

Three years after his daughter decided, as the No. 1 recruit in the nation, to stay home and play for the Gamecocks, the moment they wanted so badly had arrived. Carolina fell behind by six early in t...

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Archer outpitches Tanaka, Rays top Yankees 7-3 in MLB opener

The 36-year-old Sabathia, beginning his 17th major league season and the final year of his Yankees contract, limited the team he has faced more than any other to three singles and a pair of walks in...

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Trump's security adviser reaffirms plan to deploy missile defence system - Seoul

Trump's security adviser reaffirms plan to deploy missile defence system - Seoul

He once warned that China had committed "rape" against the U.S. economy and tweeted that global warming was a Chinese ruse to damage United States manufacturing. "If he were to appear to have been fac...

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Tillerson's 23-word response to North Korean missile test has experts baffled

Tillerson's 23-word response to North Korean missile test has experts baffled

US Pacific Command said it detected and tracked a North Korean launch, according to a statement and assessed it was a KN-15 medium range ballistic missile. The hardened United States stance follow...

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Cavs reclaim top seed from Celtics, Westbrook misses triple-double

If Wednesday's 114-91 Cavaliers tattooing of the Boston Celtics was important, if it was some kind of message-sending, season-defining win from an embattled defending champ, you would never know it....

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Hazard sparkels in Chelsea victory

City, fourth and 11 points adrift of the Blues, can not be discounted either if they win at Chelsea , Conte says. City looked risky going forward against Arsenal but they were vulnerable at the back ...

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