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Holmes, Stanley lead Players after 54 holes, Garcia four back

Holmes, Stanley lead Players after 54 holes, Garcia four back

LOOKING FOR FIRST: Italy's Francesco Molinari shot a 3-under 69 Thursday in his bid to join Craig Perks (2002) and Tim Clark (2010) as the only players in PGA Tour history to earn their first career victory at The Players. "We've seen over the years great finishes around this golf course and frightful finishes". Holmes had to be remarkable where he was hitting it. He let it rip, and it flew into the left bunker. Read More

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Arsenal sign Schalke left-back Sead Kolašinac

Arsenal sign Schalke left-back Sead Kolašinac

How Sead Kolasinac compares to Nacho Monreal this season (per 90 minutes). Arsene Wenger has bagged Kolasinac on a free and at 23-years-old he should be keen to make a big impact on the Premier League. " I think it is important we do not talk about transfers ". With Nacho Monreal, Kieran Gibbs and Cohen Bramall the most natural left-backs now at the club, Goal has taken a look at where Kolasinac could play for the Gunners next season. Read More

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Nation's top high school point guard commits to Duke

Nation's top high school point guard commits to Duke

It was believed that Duval was headed to Duke for weeks and when Frank Jackson announced he was staying in the NBA Draft on Friday, it cleared the way for Duval to make the announcement official. It's the third straight season Duke will bring in six freshmen to help stem the tide of one-and-done departures. With Jackson gone, the Blue Devils needed to lock down a Duval commitment to give themselves a ball-dominant point guard for the first time since Tyus Jones handled those duties in 2014-15. Read More

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Alonso: First lap off didn't cost McLaren points

Alonso: First lap off didn't cost McLaren points

If the tennis photo looked like a dig at Honda, accompanied with the seemingly sarcastic comment "keeping the body active", he said that had not been his intention. "We'll see what we can do from here". Zak Brown has admitted that time is running out to convince Fernando Alonso to stick with McLaren beyond 2017. Read More

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Chelsea: Terry may call it quits

Chelsea: Terry may call it quits

Antonio Conte has reiterated his belief that John Terry is good enough to keep on playing, calling the decision to leave Chelsea this summer "a big loss". If you want to play, it's right. "He deserves to play". "It was a good game and I am proud of my team". The Hornets had Sebastian Prodl sent off for a second yellow card in stoppage time. Read More

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Terry on target in Chelsea victory

Terry on target in Chelsea victory

And Watford substitute Stefano Okaka equalized after holding off Terry before Fabregas' decisive 88th-minute strike. Chelsea added to their lead in the 49th minute when Nathan Ake laid it onto a plate for Michy Batshuayi to tap-in from inside six yards as they sought to win their 29th league game of their title-winning season. Read More

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Andretti posts fastest speed in Indianapolis 500 practice

The drivers were treated to over four hours of track action as preparations began for the coveted event, with the rookie orientation/refresher programme also taking place earlier in the day. You have this headrest that you have the padding here, so you have no movement at all to look right, left. You go flat out and you know what is going to happen. Read More

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Warriors rally for 113-111 win after Spurs lose Leonard

Leonard turned the ankle twice in a matter of minutes, the first time on his own and the second when he appeared to land on the foot of Warriors center Zaza Pachulia after shooting from the left corner. They came out and challenged us heavy, put a nice little run together. And this wasn't a token appearance, either, as he addressed his players at halftime before yielding to acting head coach Mike Brown. Read More

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Kyle Lowry says he's 'doubtful' to play Game 4 against Cavs

Kyle Lowry says he's 'doubtful' to play Game 4 against Cavs

The Cavs can sweep the Raptors on Sunday afternoon. Toronto was blown out for the fifth straight time in Cleveland in the playoffs, losing each by an average of 24.2 points. Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr did not travel to Salt Lake City in advance of today's Game 3 against the Utah Jazz and instead saw a specialist at Duke University on Friday as he remains away from the bench due to back pain. Read More

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Fabregas masterclass leaves Chelsea one game from glory

While victory at West Brom will deliver the title, Chelsea also have home games against Watford and Sunderland in which to snare the three points they need to make it across the finish line. I think this development of Cesc is our development. Will Cesc play such a key role on Friday? In the match played last night against Middlesbrough, Chelsea's player was on a mission. Read More

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Blue Jays place Liriano on DL

Blue Jays place Liriano on DL

Any time I hit them they're always special. "His jersey is not even recognizable anymore". Astros 3, Yankees 2: Defensive replacement Jake Marisnick made a ideal throw from left field to nail Jacoby Ellsbury at the plate for the final out, and Houston held off NY in a matchup between teams with the best records in baseball. Read More

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Crying child highlights new face of Formula One

Crying child highlights new face of Formula One

Later he joined the Ferrari mechanics at the end of the race to see the podium presentation for the top three drivers. When Raikkonen crashed out at the first corner in Barcelona following a collision with Red Bull's Max Verstappen, TV cameras zoomed in six-year-old Thomas Danel, crying uncontrollably at the sight of his hero pulling off the track. Read More

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Inter Milan beaten by Sassuolo after Pietro Iemmello brace

Inter Milan beaten by Sassuolo after Pietro Iemmello brace

Inter Milan are finishing the season in rather horrendous form, their 2-1 home defeat to Sassuolo earlier Sunday the fourth loss in row and eighth straight without a win. "Every kid who loves football has a team in their heart, don't they?" "The slightest mistakes get punished". But a defensive blunder by Jeison Murillo saw Stefano Sensi steal possession and set up Domenico Berardi, who rolled across for Iemmello to beat Samir Handanovic from the edge of the box. Read More

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Sharapova targeting return to the top

Sharapova targeting return to the top

Maria Sharapova's unique brand of high-volume hitting will return to Wimbledon in some form this summer after she earned enough points to guarantee a place in the qualifying event. But Sharapova wasn't focused on that, and will now face Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, who beat former French Open finalist Lucie Safarova 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 on Monday. Read More

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Game 7 Preview: Washington Wizards vs. Boston Celtics

Wall is averaging 26.3 points and 10.2 assists per game during the series . He scored seven points during one 2-minute, 34-second stretch late in the game, and his 3-pointer with 2:08 left gave the Celtics an 87-82 lead. If you had said that back in October, that there'd be a Game 7 in the second round, a lot of people probably wouldn't even believe that. "To get on the scorer's table, it was for how much love I have for this city, how much love I have for my teammates and how much ... Read More

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Rafael Nadal Ends Novak Djokovic Hoodoo to Enter Final — Madrid Open

Rafael Nadal Ends Novak Djokovic Hoodoo to Enter Final — Madrid Open

I unfortunately lost in Australia, but mentally I felt better and better as time went by", Djokovic said. Semifinals is a good result. What I'm really happy about is to achieve a title like this here in Madrid . "These last few weeks have been very special". "Whatever the future holds, I can not predict it", added Djokovic . At this year's Australian Open, six-time champion Djokovic suffered another surprise defeat going out in the second round to 117th-ranked Denis Istomin. Read More

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Fernando Alonso takes swipe at Honda after dismal practice day in Barcelona

Problems with the McLaren's Honda engine kept him from finishing the first three races, and that only got more embarrassing when his auto broke down in the formation lap of the last grand prix in Russian Federation. That debacle came a day after Alonso gave McLaren an ultimatum of six months to give him a auto with a chance of winning a championship. With two wins in four races, Vettel has a 13-point advantage over Hamilton in the standings. Read More

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Arsenal must maintain focus during final games, says Wenger

Arsenal must maintain focus during final games, says Wenger

That would mean for one hell of an exciting game following the Premier League's closure to determine who will gain Champions League football. "It shows how close we all are and it has been a odd season". We head to the Bet365 Stadium knowing a win would move us to within just one point of Liverpool and really put the pressure on the Merseysiders ahead of their trip to West Ham on Sunday . Read More

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Nadal for the fifth time won the masters in Madrid

Past year perhaps I made a few mistakes. Dominic Thiem set up a Madrid Open final showdown with Rafael Nadal as the Austrian ended the charge of Pablo Cuevas . Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal in Madrid was the victor of a major clay tournament of series ATP-1000. "But it was a final of a Masters 1000, my first one, against the best player on this surface ever". Read More

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Wenger hopes Sanchez can face Sunderland

Arsene Wenger says Alexis Sanchez's thigh injury doesn't "look too good" but hasn't ruled out the forward from being fit to play against Sunderland on Tuesday. "I feel in Spain, Real Madrid can win games by playing some at a lower percentage of the maximum than you can in England". But Jurgen Klopp's side took a massive step to returning to the Champions League as they eased to a 4-0 win which leaves Arsenal requiring snookers to crash the top four. Read More

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Rory McIlroy says tests show no new injury to his back

Rory McIlroy says tests show no new injury to his back

Rory McIlroy follows the flight of his shot from the 12th tee during the second round of the Players Championship at the Stadium course at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. McIlroy judged the pain levels of that stress fracture at "eight or nine" but this latest pain he estimated at "four or five". "It's Sawgrass, it's tricky", McIlroy said. Read More

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Jose Mourinho provides Manchester United team news against Tottenham Hotspur

United, who are relying upon a maiden Europa League triumph to secure qualification for the Champions League having effectively given up on their pursuit of a top-four finish domestically ahead of matches against Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace, will be without Eric Bailly against Ajax as well as injured quintet Marcos Rojo, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Luke Shaw, Ashley Young and Timothy Fosu-Mensah. Read More

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'Dr Phil' airs interview with fiancee of Aaron Hernandez Monday, Tuesday

'Dr Phil' airs interview with fiancee of Aaron Hernandez Monday, Tuesday

Questions abound after a judge erased ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez's conviction in a 2013 murder. Hernandez's suicide came days after he was acquitted in a 2012 Boston double slaying. "I did see that it was addressed to "Shay" instead of you know, Babe or Bae, the way he would refer me as". McGraw noted surveillance footage showed Hernandez on the phone just before being locked in his cell for the night. Read More

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Carroll Says Seahawks Considering Kaepernick As Backup

Carroll Says Seahawks Considering Kaepernick As Backup

Signed to a two-year deal worth $15 million, Griffin was named the Week 1 starter in 2016 but broke his left shoulder on a scramble in the season-opening loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. Peter King's latest column on MMQB.com made the case for the Seahawks to sign Kaepernick, mentioning several reasons why Seattle would make sense. He returned to make four late-season starts, posting a 59.2 completion percentage with two touchdown passes, three interceptions, 22 sacks taken and a 72.5 passer ... Read More

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Spurs cement second place after win over United

On an emotional occasion, Spurs took the lead after just six minutes as they started quickly with Victor Wanyama heading the home side ahead. Mauricio Pochettino elected to switch things up a bit in his formation, dropping Mousa Dembélé in favor of adding the dynamism of Heung-min Son in the attack. Read More

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City and United held to draws by relegation-threatened sides

City and United held to draws by relegation-threatened sides

Aside from a spell at the start of the second half, Mourinho's injury hit side were sluggish throughout and the injury list grew even worse as defenders Luke Shaw and Eric Bailly limped off during the game. This is the ninth match of April, it is not human. Leon Britton hailed Swansea's character after they earned what could be a vital point in their bid to stay in the Premier League. Read More

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India's cricket team to participate in Champions Trophy

India have named their squad for the 2017 International Cricket Council (ICC) Champions Trophy after the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) temporarily halted its dispute with the world governing body. In this instance, the Indian board was unhappy with the outcomes of the ICC Board meetings in April, where the ICC had approved a new constitution, new governance structure, and a new finance model, with the other Full Members outvoting the BCCI. Read More

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