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Smith and Blixt take Zurich Classic title

Smith and Blixt take Zurich Classic title

Both players earn 2-year TOUR exemptions and other perks and were making their first playoff appearances. Jonas Blixt and Cameron Smith won the 2017 team format in the Zurich Classic of New Orleans . The benefits of the new format at the Zurich Classic was not lost on Blixt. Smith moves to 20th on tour in the FedEx Cup points with the win. It was meant to be but four extra holes had to be played. Read More

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Tarasenko scores 2, Blues beat Predators 3-2 to even series

Nashville Predators defenseman Ryan Ellis celebrates after scoring a goal against the St. Louis Blues during the first period in Game 3 of a second-round NHL hockey playoff series Sunday, April 30, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn . "It ended up actually going off a stick and in, but I'm not taking anything away from him (Tarasenko)", Predators goalie Pekka Rinne said. Nothing beats the loaded Blues nachos at the Scottrade Center, something I always get while at the game. Read More

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Klopp: We were not at our best

Klopp: We were not at our best

Suddenly the Merseysiders are taking a keener interest in this week's two derby matches - in Manchester on Thursday and north London on Sunday. The Reds couldn't get themselves back into the game, with Palace securing another precious three points against one of the top-flights' big sides. Read More

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Titans select Corey Davis, Adoree' Jackson in first round

Titans select Corey Davis, Adoree' Jackson in first round

They also get the Patriots' fourth-round pick at No. 200. Well, Thursday night, Jon Robinson was up to his old tricks. The Titans don't have a second-round pick, though they do have two third-round selections. His ball skills and route-running could make him a starting wide receiver. Plus, he had a serious knee injury in his college career. The Tennessee Titans drafted two offensive linemen in the draft: Corey Levin and Brad Seaton. Read More

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Serena won Aus Open while pregnant

Relatively recent Grand Slam winners such as Li Na and Marion Bartoli retired, while Garbine Muguruza has not followed up on her French Open title of 2016. Who is the BBC , or anyone really, to speculate so readily and so quickly on Serena Williams' career? In a strange oddity in the rankings Williams will climb back to the world number one spot on Monday, despite three months of inactivity. Read More

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Steven Adams and Oklahoma City Thunder on brink of playoff exit

Steven Adams and Oklahoma City Thunder on brink of playoff exit

Don't try to make us go against each other, try to make it against Russell and the rest of the guys, Russell against Houston. Russell Westbrook had his third consecutive triple-double in the series. He just set the record for triple-doubles in a regular season with 42. "It's still a three-point game and we can call a timeout". James finished with 33 points and 10 rebounds. Read More

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Celtic put five past sorry Rangers in Ibrox thrashing

Frustrations were already boiling over in the stands and they erupted in appalling fashion as the champions wheeled away to celebrate, with a Rangers fan leaping from the Govan Stand to confront Celtic skipper Scott Brown. Mikael Lustig rubbed salt into Rangers' wounds by claiming Celtic could have scored 10 at Ibrox, such was their dominance. Foderingham hesitated in coming for a Griffiths free-kick that was floated into the box and the Belgian defender leapt highest to send a ... Read More

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5 things we learned from the Russian Grand Prix

SOCHI, Russia Valtteri Bottas waited 81 races for his first Formula One win to come along but it will get easier for the Finn after Sunday's success in Russia, according to former world champion Niki Lauda. "It was definitely one of my best races ever so it's a good feeling and I am happy". Vettel stayed out for an extra seven laps, with his pace remaining competitive, and rejoined just over four seconds adrift of Bottas following his stop for the supersofts. Read More

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Saints land Marshon Lattimore, hope he isn't hamstrung

How did Lattimore do at the combine? After battling hamstring problems for two years, Lattimore finally got the chance to show fans why it was worth the wait to see him play cornerback for the Buckeyes. "He hasn't said too much about it". You could just tell the kid was special and why he was such a coveted recruit. Can you describe your game a little bit and do you prefer press or zone? "I can learn and adapt". Read More

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Late goal by Messi gives Barcelona dramatic win over Madrid

Late goal by Messi gives Barcelona dramatic win over Madrid

Valencia scored through Nani in the 68th minute and Simone Zaza in the 72nd, but Real Sociedad held on to move two points in front of seventh-place Athletic Bilbao. "We can not be happy", Zidane said at his post-match press conference. "Our only obligation is to give our best and to try to win every match". " I'm so excited, my whole family is here and we are just thrilled to be here , " Roberts said afterwards although she made no comment on which one of Ronaldo or Messi was her favorite. Read More

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Jackets, Wild In Danger of Sweep

They were able to maintain pressure pretty much all evening, and while the Penguins had their moments, they never seized momentum in the second and third periods the way they did in the first three games of the series. He let in multiple soft goals again, something that has been a theme for him this series, as well as his entire playoff career. Down in their end, the Jackets took a page out of the Pens' book in terms of collapsing in front of their goalie and blocking shots. Read More

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Leafs wary of expectations rising too quickly after 'step' forward this season

Leafs wary of expectations rising too quickly after 'step' forward this season

Instead, Boston took a 1-0 lead with just under two minutes left in the first when Stafford converted on a tripping penalty against Mark Stone. That funneled into Friday, where Matthews evened the score 1-1 with his second-period goal. While Matthews is on the ice, the Leafs average 34 shots. By the beginning of April, the team went on an even better 11-2-1 run to reach the postseason for the first time in four years. Read More

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Joshua: My Goal is To Make 'Old' Klitschko Look Like a Novice!

Joshua: My Goal is To Make 'Old' Klitschko Look Like a Novice!

In the fight people could be in great preparation and great spirit and I've seen that they crumble like a cookie right before the first bell. "She is confident enough in me to watch, but I would rather she not be there". "I just look at little parts of it, not the whole fight". "You have to beat several big-name fighters, and this fight here with Klitschko is going to be a very important one, probably the most important of his entire career". Read More

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Valtteri Bottas wins his first Formula One Grand Prix

The Finn was third in Australia, sixth in China and third in Bahrain in the opening three meetings. "It was OK, the main thing was the lapped cars, trying to get past those", said Bottas when asked about the pressure. "I was slow from [Saturday] so that doesn't really change". Valtteri Bottas repaid the faith of Mercedes by winning on only his fourth start with the team in Russian Federation, having outpaced team mate Lewis Hamilton all weekend. Read More

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Electric Mbappe on target as Monaco trounce Toulouse 3-1

Electric Mbappe on target as Monaco trounce Toulouse 3-1

But Kamil Glik headed Monaco level three minutes later, and that was then added to by finishes from Kylian Mbappe in the 64th minute and Thomas Lemar in the 75th. Both Monaco and PSG, which travels to third-placed Nice on Sunday, have four league matches left to play. Kylian Mbappe was not born when Gianluigi Buffon made his first team debut for Parma in 1995. Read More

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Boston and Washington inch closer to NBA Playoffs wins

Boston and Washington inch closer to NBA Playoffs wins

Al Horford added 11 points of his own to round out the top 3 scorers for the game. Boston has gone over the 100-point mark in four of the give games in this series . The Celtics have been inspired to play for Thomas , who is admittedly emotionally exhausted , and I suspect this will only intensify his teammates' desire to win for him. Read More

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Evander Holyfield's son arrested on marijuana charges

Evander Holyfield's son arrested on marijuana charges

Holyfield was charged with possession and use of drug-related objects and possession of less than an ounce of marijuana. He was booked at 3:19 a.m. and released at 4:08 a.m. He had 41 yards on 15 carries and a touchdown in Georgia's spring game on April 22. Colleges from OR to Ohio State to Georgia are taking notice, especially after the young Holyfield started off his season with a seven-touchdown game. Read More

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James leads Cavs sweep Pacers into second round

After a mad scramble, George got an open look at a potential game-tying 3-pointer with a handful of seconds remaining, but his shot was long. Gerald Green registered 18 points, while Al Horford contributed 15 points and 12 rebounds as the Celtics return to Boston on Wednesday looking to take a series lead for the first time. Read More

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Wild Lose In Game 2

Wild Lose In Game 2

Now down 3-0, the Wild will need a historic comeback if it hopes to advance in this series. Scoring chances in Game 1 between Minnesota Wild and St. "They want to bring it home to Minnesota, and right now, it's not working". No one feels sorry for the Minnesota Wild . Jake Allen is doing his best to prove his coach wrong. Read More

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Ramsey wants Arsenal to win FA Cup for Wenger

Champions League qualification is now essential to prevent the campaign being viewed as a complete failure and the stakes are high for Thursday's clash at the Etihad Stadium. "There is a lot at stake so we need to focus and try to get the three points to make our fans happy". Alexis' future continues to occupy space in the gossip columns of the European press but Arsene Wenger, speaking after the game , stated that the Chilean would remain at Arsenal for next season. Read More

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Barcelona, Madrid win as Liga title race nears climax

Barcelona, Madrid win as Liga title race nears climax

However, they've already sealed their promotion back to La Liga, showing that it is sometimes a benefit to drop down and to rethink. Valencia had come into the match on the back of three successive defeats, but nearly took an early lead when Santi Mina latched on to a poor backward header from Sergio Ramos and raced into the right side of the Real penalty area. Read More

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Monaco and Nice rise good for PSG - Meunier

Monaco and Nice rise good for PSG - Meunier

The deal is expected to keep Motta at PSG until June 2018, at which point he will be 35 years of age. After Sunday's victory, Nice are in the running for a spot in the group phase of the UEFA Champions League next season. "But all my players are ready, they are aware of the importance of this meeting and we will want to give everything on the pitch". Just a point behind Les Girondins , Olympique de Marseille continued their late-season resurgence under Rudi Garcia with a 5-1 ... Read More

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Ravens get defensive in draft, select Alabama CB Humphrey

Ravens get defensive in draft, select Alabama CB Humphrey

Bowser is a 6-foot-2, 244-pounder who had 8 1/2 sacks in eight games with Houston last season. He finished with 81 total tackles and five interceptions for Alabama. Then there's Seattle, who used five of their first six picks to bolster an already dominant defensive group that ranked third in points allowed and fifth in defensive DVOA in 2016. Read More

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Celtics' Isaiah Thomas 'Ready To Play' After Attending Sister's Funeral

Celtics' Isaiah Thomas 'Ready To Play' After Attending Sister's Funeral

Boston Celtics' Jae Crowder (99) drives past Washington Wizards' Jason Smith (14) during the second quarter of a second-round NBA playoff series basketball game, Sunday, April, 30, 2017, in Boston. "Or I can be a part of passing down my knowledge to younger players". "He laughed and said, 'No, I'm getting it fixed tonight.' He played well and definitely got our team going tonight". Read More

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Jones hit in face by pitch, Tigers and Twins scrap on field

Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Michael Tonkin throws against the Detroit Tigers during the sixth inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 22, 2017 , in Minneapolis . The Minnesota Twins will look to bounce back following their game 2 loss on Saturday, which gave the Twins their 5th loss in their last 6 games, falling under.500 for the first time this season. Read More

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Sweet overtime win for Senators, eliminate Bruins in six games

Sweet overtime win for Senators, eliminate Bruins in six games

The Senators eliminated Boston with a 3-2 victory in Game 6 of their first-round series on Sunday, finishing off the Bruins after six straight one-goal games - four of them in sudden death. Ottawa could continue to be hemmed in their own zone and ice the puck, but Boston couldn't take advantage. The Senators took two of the three games in the regular season, though the final match was on the second-to-last day of the regular season when Ryan McDonagh, Derek Stepan, Rick Nash, Mats ... Read More

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Bottas beats Vettel for 1st F1 win in Russia

SOCHI , Russia (AP) - Valtteri Bottas fended off hard-charging Sebastian Vettel and outshone Lewis Hamilton to claim his first Formula One win on Sunday in the Russian Grand Prix. "Ultimately, I was not quick enough, could not put the auto where I was comfortable, and then in the race it was overheating so I just had to settle for fourth", he said. Read More

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