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Las Vegas oddsmakers favor Chicago Cubs to repeat in 2017

Anthony Rizzo , one of the oldest pillars of a franchise that was rebuilt starting in 2012, maintains 2017 isn't an all-or-nothing season. "The two of those guys complementing each other will help us ...

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Bayern's defender Hummels to miss Real Madrid encounter

Pepe was forced to miss the rest of the derby during Saturday's 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid due to two fractured ribs, says Real Madrid . Ancelotti has said he expects both Mueller and Neuer to b...

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Conte wants Chelsea to control emotions against Man Utd

Wing back Marcos Alonso , who scored the third Chelsea goal at Bournemouth, said: 'We have seven finals left, every game is going to be massive, we are going to have to play each game as the last o...

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Mourinho finally finds some praise for Shaw

Evergreen Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic likened himself to film character Benjamin Button after inspiring his team to a 3-0 victory at Premier League basement club Sunderland yester...

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Justin Rose, Sergio Garcia share Masters lead ahead of final round

Posting the best round of the day , Rose went 5-under on Saturday and proved that he could tame Augusta National at its fastest. One shot off the lead is Rickie Fowler, who shot 71 and is in his be...

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McDavid reaches 100 points as Oilers beat Canucks

McDavid reaches 100 points as Oilers beat Canucks

The Oilers captain leads the league in scoring with 98 points (30 goals, 68 assists) and is primed to become the first player to win the Art Ross Trophy in his second season since Pittsburgh Penguins ...

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Costa happy at Chelsea

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe spoke after the game, and while he was pleased with his team's efforts, he confessed that Chelsea were simply too much for them. "Last season Chelsea finished 10th and ...

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Sergio Garcia: Garcia wins 81st Masters; first major title

In August 1999 achieved worldwide prominence with a final-round duel against Tiger Woods in the U.S. PGA Championship, where he eventually finished runner-up. "Chipping and putting kind of went sidewa...

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Daniel Cormier's UFC 210 Weigh-in Debacle Explained

Apparently, the New York State Athletic Commission has a rule forbidding fighters from having breast implants, which ruled out Gonzalez from her main event bout. Avoiding disasters like last event's m...

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45 dead, 119 injured in ISIS blasts at Egypts Coptic churches

45 dead, 119 injured in ISIS blasts at Egypts Coptic churches

President Donald Trump is joining in the global condemnation of the church bombings in Egypt, and he says he is "so sad to hear of the terrorist attack" against the USA ally. "All I could think of was...

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EPL: Chelsea beat Bournemouth 3-1 to maintain 7-point lead

EPL: Chelsea beat Bournemouth 3-1 to maintain 7-point lead

Last April Hazard broke a Premier League scoring duck of 355 days with a brace in Chelsea's 4-1 win at Bournemouth, with stand-in boss Guus Hiddink then tipping the Belgium star to fight back to top...

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Experience produces Masters magic for Couples

Experience produces Masters magic for Couples

He last won a PGA Tour event in 2003 at the Houston Open and before that had not celebrated a victory since 1998. We'll discover over the weekend whether Couples could achieve an historic success an...

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Rose smelling sweet at Masters

Rose smelling sweet at Masters

And it was Jose Maria Olazabal, who won the Masters in 1994 and 1999, who sent him a text on the eve of the Masters telling Garcia to believe and "to not let things get to me like I've done in the pas...

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Spieth laments lack of luck after falling away at Augusta

Spieth laments lack of luck after falling away at Augusta

Perhaps it's coincidence that Garcia's 18-year-long struggle against the golf gods, his seemingly insurmountable fight to exorcise the demons of major championships gone by, culminated in a hard-fough...

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Cavaliers Blow 26-Point 4th-Quarter Lead, Lose vs. Hawks in Overtime

Coach Tyronn Lue provided very few details about Thompson's injury or when he might return. I didn't think we respected them tonight. I thought we thought we'd just mess around with the game until it...

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Hamilton edges past Vettel to take Chinese GP pole position

Hamilton edges past Vettel to take Chinese GP pole position

On the face of it, this might look like another Mercedes procession - but though Lewis Hamilton got the win after starting in pole, it wasn't that simple, with the wet conditions early on mixing thing...

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Viewer E-Mail Loses Florida Golfer her First Major

She birdied the final hole, but lost in the play-off on the first hole to Korean golfer Ryu So-yeon. But she still made the traditional leap into Poppie's Pond to celebrate the victory. Golf has alw...

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Super Rugby to revert to 15-team format

Super Rugby to revert to 15-team format

New Zealand is not to blame for the problems that are forcing Australia to axe one of its five Super Rugby teams, New Zealand Rugby boss Steve Tew said on Monday. Under the new guidelines South Africa...

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Manchester United on the worst unbeaten run in Premier League history

The most alarming pattern in Man United's season appears to be their failure to put teams away at home - Tuesday's draw was their ninth league stalemate this season and their fourth in five games. " I...

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Thunder's Westbrook clinches triple-double average

Thunder's Westbrook clinches triple-double average

Westbrook was averaging 31.8 points (first in the NBA), 10.7 rebounds (10th) and 10.4 assists (third) entering Friday's game against the Phoenix Suns, leaving him six assists shy with four games left ...

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Westbrook (45 points) leads Thunder over Grizzlies

On just 4-of-12 shooting, Westbrook collected 12 points and set a new season-low - he got 10, though, so that's all that matters. All air. A little bit tough to keep concentration after all of that? ...

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National Basketball Association roundup: Westbrook night: Record, game-winning 3, 50 points

Westbrook's 36-foot dagger at the buzzer gave Oklahoma City a 106-105 victory, eliminating the Nuggets from playoff contention and capping an historic Sunday afternoon in which he scored 50 points to ...

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Chelsea boss Conte on Mourinho date: We must control our emotions

Chelsea boss Conte on Mourinho date: We must control our emotions

The Italian taskmaster insisted he relishes the intense pressure surrounding Chelsea's title tilt - and even admitted he would crank up the heat on his players himself if necessary. "We have seven f...

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Jose Mourinho urges recalled Luke Shaw to develop football brain

Jose Mourinho urges recalled Luke Shaw to develop football brain

Everton were on course to overtake Arsenal and Manchester United into fifth place but remain seventh after drawing 1-1. "The pragmatism is - how many goals have (Marcus) Rashford, (Jesse) Lingard...

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Masters dog-fight is a lot of fun for Fowler

There was ample opportunity during the third round of the Masters tournament on Saturday for Sergio Garcia to be, well, Sergio Garcia. Jordan Spieth was not going to be defined by another quadruple ...

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Senators beat Bruins 2-1 in shootout to pull ahead in chase

Craig Anderson made 28 saves through regulation and overtime and stopped all three in the shootout - to go to 30-26 all-time in the competition. The Bruins were winless against the Senators this...

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James hits 40-point triple-double as Cavs win Pacers thriller

James responded with a few choice words of his own leading to his postgame mea culpa. Last season was also up and down, and threatened to blow up towards the end, but James and Irving carried the Cavs...

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Millsap, Hardaway lead Hawks in stunning OT win over Cavs

Early in the extra-session, the Cavaliers took an early five-point lead, but the Hawks clawed back again - taking their first lead of the game on Millsap's triple with 1:12 remaining in overtime and t...

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Men's golf: Former NU golfer Fitzpatrick set for Masters

Men's golf: Former NU golfer Fitzpatrick set for Masters

Now, it's time for the Masters to pay homage to the King. Lets dive into the numbers, looking at players who finished in the top five the last five years (I could go back further but the same patterns...

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Senators pull ahead of Bruins after shootout victory

The rest of the period and most of the third period were quite uneventful, as the game was 1-1 heading into the final stretch. Ottawa is a much better matchup for Boston than Washington. Caps Goal: ...

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Man United 'over-reliant' on Ibra - Giggs

Man United 'over-reliant' on Ibra - Giggs

Collecting Herrera's pass on the edge of the area, he twisted into space before blasting a low strike across goal and into the bottom-right corner. United dominated proceedings and pushed for a third,...

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Chelsea boss Conte takes a surprise swipe at Tottenham

Chelsea boss Conte takes a surprise swipe at Tottenham

The two London rivals meet each other at Wembley later this month in an FA Cup semi-final. When that happened, we didn't win three or four different games. "We'll have to see what happens at the end o...

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Kyrie Irving explodes for 45 points in Cavs' OT-loss

On Friday, when the Cavs lost to the Hawks without four of their starters, we all thought Cleveland had hit rock bottom. After all, if the playoffs started today Atlanta would square off with Wash...

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Sergio Garcia wins Masters in playoff against Justin Rose

Garcia and England's Rose, the 2016 Rio Olympic champion and 2013 US Open victor, were deadlocked on nine-under par 279 after 72 holes. But he had birdies on two of his first four holes and rolled in ...

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Virat Kohli Hails Indian Cricket Team After Border Gavaskar Trophy Win

Kohli could reflect with satisfaction after India had continued their long winning run on home soil, since England last beat them in a series there in 2012. But Handscomb fell for 18 when he was bri...

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