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Ellsbury hurt crashing into wall; Yanks beat Royals 3-0

Ellsbury hurt crashing into wall; Yanks beat Royals 3-0

Coupled with the reeling Orioles (four straight loses; 8-of-11) getting beat by the Twins , the Yankees increased their AL East lead over the Birds to 2 ½ games. Escobar had the Royals' first hit, leading off the fourth with a sharp single to left. The Royals got their only runner in scoring position in the fifth when Brandon Moss doubled with two outs. Read More

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Monaco hope to ward off suitors for wonderkid Mbappe

Monaco hope to ward off suitors for wonderkid Mbappe

The home side had all but secured the title before kick-off, with Paris St-Germain three points behind with just one game to play and a far inferior goal difference. The second half lacked intensity as Saint-Etienne seemed resigned to its fate, despite a good effort from Veretout that was intercepted by Monaco defender Kamil Glik near the hour mark. Read More

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Andre Agassi will coach Novak Djokovic at the French Open

German Alexander Zverev imposed his game on four-time Rome champion Novak Djokovic yesterday to earn an emphatic 6-4, 6-3 title victory and the first Masters 1000 trophy of his career. Also read: Andre Agassi to coach Novak Djokovic: A masterstroke or a sign of desperation? Agassi, an American Tennis player, has won eight grand slams in his career. Read More

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Virginia rolls past Baylor 11-1 in Big 12 tourney

Virginia rolls past Baylor 11-1 in Big 12 tourney

All-Big 12 selections Morgan Cooper, Nolan Kingham, and Kacy Clemens will lead UT against No. 3 Oklahoma when bracket play begins Wednesday at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City . "It's kind of amusing, earlier in the year I had gotten in some similar situations in jams where I wasn't able to convert and execute pitches". Montemayor was also a first-team member last season, and has a career-low-tying 0.78 ERA, career-high three wins and 27 strikeouts with 12 saves (17th in NCAA, ... Read More

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Christian Atsu completes move from Chelsea

Christian Atsu completes move from Chelsea

It may also show that he doesn't have the stamina to play for a whole match, and that could be a big disadvantage in England where the game can be so intense at times. Newcastle activated the option to sign the 25-year-old Ghanaian who scored five times in 32 league appearances to help the Magpies secure the Championship title. Read More

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Cavs remain humble with chance to closeout Celtics in Game 5

He dropped 13 points in the final two minutes of the third, which was enough to give the Cavs a seven-point lead going into the fourth, where James scored 15 to lead Cleveland to the 112-99 victory and the 3-1 series lead. James finished fourth among Cavs players with a 6.6 nERD in Tuesday's win, per numberFire Live. She was born almost five months early. Points Kyrie Irving scored in the third quarter, half of his career play-off high total of 42. Read More

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UK Raises Threat Level To 'Critical'; Attack 'May Be Imminent'

The father of Manchester bomber Salman Abedi was purportedly a member of an Al Qaeda-backed group in Libya , a former Libyan security official said . News concerning the victims of the attack continued to trickle through on Wednesday. So heartbreaking! The family of 15-year-old Olivia Campbell had been all over social media and British TV in hopes of finding her alive after she went missing following the suicide bombing at Ariana Grande's concert . Read More

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Yates, Evernham lead NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2018

Yates, Evernham lead NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2018

Robert Yates - victor of the NASCAR premier series championship as both an engine builder and owner. Also joining the class of 2018 is Ray Evernham , who was once the crew chief to Jeff Gordon . His drivers won 13 times. In a re-vote between the two nominees, Hornaday received 38 percent of the votes. Ken Squier - Legendary radio and television broadcaster and inaugural victor / namesake of the Squier-Hall Award for NASCAR Media Excellence. Read More

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Derek Jeter, a dream fulfilled

So as passionate as he was about the game, how he played it and how he prepared for it, I'm sure whatever he wants to go into, he'll be similar. Although there were other greats who played for NY teams - Joe DiMaggio , Patrick Ewing and Joe Namath, just to name a few - none were like the Yankee captain of this generation. Read More

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Stalled stadium shifts Super Bowl 55 away from L.A.

Stalled stadium shifts Super Bowl 55 away from L.A.

Los Angeles lost the 2021 Super Bowl to Tampa today, as the NFL's owners voted to delay the L.A. Super Bowl by a year because of construction delays on the new stadium. "The Tampa Bay area has enjoyed great success over the years hosting Super Bowls and we look forward to working with our local leaders in the coming months to meet the requirements for hosting Super Bowl LV in 2021", Bucs co-chairman Bryan Glazer said in a release . Read More

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Moody's cuts China rating citing rising debt, slowing growth

As can be expected, the Chinese Ministry of Finance and sources within the financial markets worldwide were quick to respond to the change in status. But growth has repeatedly dipped faster than planners wanted, raising the risk of politically unsafe job losses. China has received a downgrade on its credit score, on worries about the future state of the economy. Read More

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Bosh, Heat agree to part ways after resolution

Bosh, Heat agree to part ways after resolution

Pippen appreciates Barkley-Shaq exchangeOBJ getting more money from Nike than Giants with new shoe dealWould Kaepernick. Moving forward, the NBA's new collective bargaining agreement includes a provision for situations like this in which a panel of doctors will rule on whether or not a player with such a condition can be cleared to play again in the National Basketball Association. Read More

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Home win streak is NHL's longest in two decades

Corey Perry's power-play goal put the Ducks ahead late in the second period, but the Predators tied it on Filip Forsberg's tally 3:54 into the third. Nashville had five fruitless power plays Friday, including a almost 90-second two-man advantage. "It's so tight", Predators coach Peter Laviolette said. Read More

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Has Antoine Griezmann confirmed his next club?

Has Antoine Griezmann confirmed his next club?

The Rojiblancos have recently been linked with a move for Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette, and they would be loathed to lose Griezmann as they look to catch up with La Liga rivals Barcelona and Real Madrid. But the player's performance towards the end of the season has diminished those rumours. Incredibly, the £86 million release clause was inserted into the contract that was signed less than a year ago. Read More

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Coutinho staying at Liverpool

Burnley midfielder Joey Barton has claimed that the current Liverpool team are the worst he's ever played against despite Jurgen Klopp's side securing a place in the Champions League . The forward missed a combined three months of the season with calf, knee and hip injuries and was struck by a virus while on a training camp in La Manga. Read More

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Penguins even series with 1-0 win on Kessel's goal

Transition is what the Senators do best and that will make the Pens think twice about overloading to the slower side of Ottawa's blue line. But player turnover means few are around who remember these incidents. Letang was the club's power-play quarterback and his absence showed against Washington, when they scored on just three of 22 opportunities. Pittsburgh scratched F Carl Hagelin (lower-body) and D Trevor Daley . Read More

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Arsenal majority shareholder Kroenke insists his shares are not for sale

Arsenal majority shareholder Kroenke insists his shares are not for sale

Kroenke Sports & Entertainment (KSE) have firmly reiterated that their shares in Arsenal are not for sale amid growing supporter unrest and rumours of a big-money takeover bid submitted by Alisher Usmanov . Arsenal beat Everton , playing with 10 men for much of the game, but results elsewhere, for Manchester City and Liverpool, means the Gunners will be playing Europa League football next season. Read More

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Jose Mourinho hits back at critics after Manchester United beaten by Tottenham

The Portuguese manager chose to shift the entire focus on the Europa League when it became apparent that making it to the top four in the Premier League was a challenge. "Asked why this first season at Old Trafford has been his hardest working, Mourinho said: "[Because of] the players and the club. With Europa League commitments in mind, Mourinho has made it clear he will rotate his playing squad for Wednesday's game against Southampton - and the final day clash against Crystal ... Read More

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Jedrzejczyk retains strawweight title at UFC 211

Jedrzejczyk retains strawweight title at UFC 211

The champ was back to her best in the second, however, landing some precise shots and managing to steer clear of danger. "That's my question to you", she said, looking into the camera during her post-fight interview on FOX Sports 1. Jessica Andrade is a powerful pressure striker who could present some matchup problems for Jedrzejczyk. Last year, it finally happened. They ask me how I feel after the training, before the training. Read More

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IPL: Table-toppers Mumbai face confident Punjab

IPL: Table-toppers Mumbai face confident Punjab

Maxwell played a knock of 44 runs to set up a fighting total of 167 for 6 in 20 overs and Haryana pacer Mohit Sharma bagged Man of the Match award with two wickets to set up the 14-run win for the Kings XI Punjab and enthralling the nearly packed IS Bindra PCA Stadium "We came to see Manan Vohra and Kings XI Punjab skipper Glenn Maxwell batting". Read More

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Hamilton wins in Spain with Vettel second

Hamilton was left for dead at the start as Vettel shot by him into the lead and he looked out of it when he trailed by a almost eight seconds before the Mercedes think tank got to work. A poor start from Hamilton, outstripped by a fired-up Vettel. It's unclear why Ferrari kept him out so long, and when he came out of the pits he was nine seconds behind Vettel. Read More

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Ezekiel Elliott Reportedly Passenger in Car Accident, RB Held Out of OTAs

Ezekiel Elliott Reportedly Passenger in Car Accident, RB Held Out of OTAs

The team learned about the incident on Monday, Garrett said. Elliott is slated to work out off to the side of the team practice on Wednesday, according to multiple media reports. The team has an eye for expanding his role in 2017 and will be tired to push him in a spring walkthrough. Not this week: Dallas is holding RB Ezekiel Elliott out of OTA practices after he was in a vehicle accident over the weekend. Read More

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Nadal, Djokovic to Meet Saturday in ATP Madrid Semifinals

Japan 's number 6 seed, Kei Nishikori also enjoyed a straight-set win over a Spaniard, as he beat veteran David Ferrer 6-4, 6-3 to also move into the last eight. Djokovic will face the victor of the match between Rafael Nadal and David Goffin . In his first clay-court tournament, in Monte Carlo, Djokovic was eliminated by Goffin in quarterfinals. Read More

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