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Redemption: Late run lifts North Carolina to NCAA title

Redemption: Late run lifts North Carolina to NCAA title

He has taken the Zags to the NCAA Tournament all 18 years he's been there. The game was packed full of emotion and talent, providing one of the most memorable and closest games that we've witnessed this year. Berry was named the outstanding player of the Final Four, playing on two bad ankles and bouncing back from a 2-for-14 shooting effort against OR on Saturday. Read More

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F1 2017: Lewis Hamilton wins Chinese Grand Prix

While Australian Grand Prix victor Vettel rose to second as the race progressed, he was too far adrift to challenge Hamilton and the triple world champion came home 6.2 seconds clear to draw level at the top of the drivers' championship. Good thing, too, as his teammate spun out behind the safety vehicle and as a result dropped back to 12th place. Vettel had switched to dry tyres at this point, and was in a good position despite dropping to P6 because of going to the pits. Read More

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Boston bullpen lets Detroit rally in 8th

Boston fought back for four runs in the eighth inning Sunday, two scoring on a tie-breaking single to center by Sandy Leon to help the Red Sox to a 7-5 victory over the Detroit Tigers that stopped a two-game losing streak. "That was his opportunity to shut the game off". Mookie Betts didn't play in his first start, an eventual 3-0, 12-inning win. Sale allowed a one-out single in the seventh and notched his 10th strikeout with the second out of the eighth. Read More

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Jay Bruce powers Mets to 4-3 win over Phillies

The excitement started a few minutes before Bruce cranked his second homer of the game. He is a career.303 hitter in Citizens Bank Park. Philadelphia Phillies Odubel Herrera (37) singles on New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom in the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 10, 2017, in Philadelphia. Read More

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Masters 2017: Justin Rose expecting a classic final round at Augusta

Masters 2017: Justin Rose expecting a classic final round at Augusta

Garcia becomes the third Spaniard to win the Masters , also joining Jose Maria Olazabal, who triumphed twice at Augusta, in 1994 and 1999. (AP Photo/David J. Instead, the two walked to the ninth tee at eight-under, and no one else within three shots of them. "Any time one of those guys gets that huge monkey off their back", Rose said graciously, "I think it makes it a poignant major championship". Read More

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Westbrook ties Robertson in win

Westbrook ties Robertson in win

He had 11 points, six rebounds and seven assists in 30 minutes. This season has centered on Westbrook and the history he's chasing, but the Thunder are closing the book on what's been an impressive bounce-back campaign in the wake of Kevin Durant 's departure. Read More

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Hamilton Test: SA off to jittery start in rain-shortened day

Du Plessis said the rain saved South Africa. The were both undefeated on 15. New Zealand captain feels there are numerous positives to take out of their global season. That has determined the outcome of the entire Test series. "We toiled‚" he said. Shortly after du Plessis and Williamson passed each other in the corridor and made arrangements for post-series drinks, the drizzle drifted away. Read More

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Snoop Dogg's tribute to Tupac Shakur

Snoop Dogg's tribute to Tupac Shakur

What followed was a frankly incredible tribute to the man: first Alicia Keys played a medley of songs, "I Get Around", "I Ain't Mad At Ya", "Dear Mama" and "Changes". And even though I never met him, I wish I did. I mean it was awesome that his momma was so strong and loved so hard. " Tupac's a part of history for a reason - because he made history". Read More

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Manchester United over-reliant on Ibrahimovic, says club legend Giggs

Manchester United over-reliant on Ibrahimovic, says club legend Giggs

Ibrahimovic has now scored 17 times in a brilliant first season in the Premier League and has a remarkable 250 goals in the five years since he turned 30. "There is not a lot wrong with the team, the performances are good and defensively we look strong", Giggs told Today . United visit Anderlecht in the first leg of the Europa quarter-finals on Thursday and on this evidence Luke Shaw may start for them at left-back. Read More

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Zlatan key to breaking 'sad' Sunderland down - Mourinho

But Brown thinks it is imperative United start taking points off the division's other top sides, starting on Sunday when Chelsea visit Old Trafford (live on Sky Sports 1). "Manchester United were playing well, but the red card was a decision that went against us". I think it was more Herrera's scream that made it a lot worse than it was. Read More

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'Arsenal would sell Alexis Sanchez to PL rival'

'Arsenal would sell Alexis Sanchez to PL rival'

The two-time Copa America victor faces an uncertain future at the Emirates Stadium as he rapidly approaches the final 12 months of his contract, whilst no progress has been made regarding an extension for the former Barcelona man. Click through the gallery above to see five star players who've been tipped to sign for Arsenal! "I know that Sanchez seems to be a bit unsettled at Arsenal ", he said . Read More

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Real Madrid defender Pepe breaks 2 ribs

Real Madrid defender Pepe breaks 2 ribs

The European champions finally made the breakthrough just seven minutes into the second period when Pepe rose highest in a crowded penalty area from Toni Kroos's free-kick to power a header into the far corner. However, Real have yet to taste defeat at home in La Liga this season. The French World Cup victor, though, remains focused on continuing to do his job until told otherwise. Read More

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Moyes: Man Utd were helped by referee

Larsson was shown a straight red by referee Craig Pawson for a first-half challenge on Ander Herrera. Do I think he could play part of the game? We reacted to the results of yesterday because Man City and Liverpool won and it left us in a position of 'yes or no?' and it was a yes. Read More

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West Ham moves toward EPL survival with 1-0 win over Swansea

Maybe we could have scored another goal to make it a little easier for us. West Ham United defender Jose Fonte has acknowledged that their 1-0 win over Swansea City came with the team under "a lot of pressure". "We have opened the gap a bit more now. There was a lot of fear in our play and although it improved slightly in second half from a battling perspective, the technical quality was really disappointing". Read More

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Jurgen Klopp happy with his decision to rest stars at Stoke

The pair had started on the bench, with Klopp saying Firmino had been suffering from exhaustion after his recent exertions for Brazil, and Coutinho had lost three kilograms (6.6 lbs) in the past week due to illness. "Yet if the German manager had got his back four right it's hard to see how Chelsea could be 12 points clear of the Reds with six games left to play". Read More

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Steve Fisher retiring as basketball coach

Steve Fisher retiring as basketball coach

The Union Tribune also reports that a formal press conference will be called on Tuesday and longtime coach-in-waiting Brian Dutcher will be officially appointed head coach of the Aztecs. SDSU was a hoops backwater that had just finished 4-22 and posted just one winning season in a decade and a half. They were an irrelevant program that had been to three NCAA tournaments and had yet to garner a victory in the postseason tournament. Read More

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Zimmermann sharp as Tigers beat Red Sox 4-1

They did get one base runner in the eighth against Justin Wilson in the form of a walk from Andrew Benintendi , but that was all they would get there, with Marco Hernandez , Pedroia and Mookie Betts all hitting into outs. Iglesias, who was 0-for-12 entering the game, made his first hit of the season a big one as he drilled a 94 miles per hour fastball into the left-field stands. Read More

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Australian club to be axed from Super Rugby competition

Australian club to be axed from Super Rugby competition

South African Rugby has begun "internal consultations" over which teams it will cut. Adding to that, another problem the sport faced was the "exodus" of Australians playing in more lucrative European leagues. "But the tournament's long-term future and the economic reality of the business at present is something that had to be addressed". New Zealand will retain all five of its current teams while Australia's four remaining teams will be joined by Japan's Sunwolves in the Australian ... Read More

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Sergio García beats Justin Rose in Masters play-off

After shooting the lowest amateur score in the 1999 Masters tournament, Sergio Garcia turned professional, winning the first of 31 career tournaments in his sixth start. Pieters contended all week, Lee Westwood of England (who still has the most major championship starts without having won one) tied for 18th and still has some gas in the tank and Jon Rahm showed signs he may be the next Spanish golfer to contend at Augusta on a regular basis. Read More

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Tennessee Titans 2017 preseason schedule

Tennessee Titans 2017 preseason schedule

The Bears' third preseason game will be played in Nashville and will be nationally televised by FOX. After entering the last season with high expectations, the Jaguars finished the 2016 season with a 3-13 record and last in the AFC South. It is still over four months from now, but any news that doesn't involve a mock draft is nice to read this time of year. As usual, the Bears will close their preseason slate against the Cleveland Browns. Read More

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The likely line-up to face Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo has been held scoreless in his last three matches but the Portugal star has 19 goals in 24 matches this season. Wednesday's first leg meeting between European heavy weights Bayern Munich and Real Madrid will become the most played fixture in UEFA club competition history as they go head-to-head for a record 23rd time. Read More

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Cubs Raise Championship Banner At Wrigley

The Chicago Cubs won their first World Series in over 100 years last season and finally will be able to celebrate again with their fans at their home opener at Wrigley Field on Monday night. Ramon Perez waits outside the ballpark before the banner-raising ceremony at Wrigley Field. The team will have its ring ceremony on Wednesday. Here is the unveiling of the 2016 World Series Championship banner for the Cubs. Read More

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Garcia beats Rose to claim Masters Green Jacket

Garcia beats Rose to claim Masters Green Jacket

It was so tight that the European Ryder Cup teammates had to go an extra hole before Garcia closed it out with a birdie. "It's been such a long time coming and I thought I had it on 18". It took a late run to get to 75, a score he shot here in the opening round and his largest number in 16 career rounds at Augusta National. He could have won in two putts but rolled it in for a birdie. Read More

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Connor McDavid: McDavid first Oiler in 21 years with 100 PTS

Connor McDavid: McDavid first Oiler in 21 years with 100 PTS

Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby and Chicago's Patrick Kane finished tied for second in points with 89 apiece. McDavid reached the 100 point pleateau 1:19 later, he set up Leon Draisaitl for a tap-in making it 5-1. "Looch is playing physical, hard, and demanding ice". Ebs is getting his hands back and feeling that offensive groove. When they made a decision to "rebuild on the fly", they couldn't rebuild on the fly the right way. Read More

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Chelsea ease past Bournemouth to re-establish title lead

He added: "It's normal that when you play after your opponent that you will see..." "The most important thing is on the pitch", said Conte. "Because I think under the pressure, you get the best from yourself". At the moment Diego is not scoring but he is totally involved in the team and our idea of football. And their presence galvanised Liverpool who turned the game around with goals from Coutinho in the 70th minute and Firmino in the 72nd minute to remain third. Read More

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Carrick: Moyes 'just didn't work' at United

Carrick: Moyes 'just didn't work' at United

It's such a football-orientated region that it's so important to have a team in the Premier League and a team doing well. "I think the players are giving everything they've got, I really do". Sometimes things just don't work out for many different reasons and that was the case". "You can see that Mourinho is a victor and he's won wherever he has been", he said. Read More

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Millsap, Hardaway lead Hawks in stunning OT win over Cavs

And nobody can figure out exactly how the Cavs blew a 26-point lead entering the fourth quarter in Atlanta on Sunday, eventually losing 126-125 in overtime. It looked like the defending champions would cruise to a win and move a step closer to clinching the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference. After a head-scratching loss to the Zombie Atlanta Hawks on Friday, the Cleveland Cavaliers came into Sunday's rematch ready to get some revenge. Read More

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