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Dazed Tiger Woods struggles to walk in straight line in arrest video

Dazed Tiger Woods struggles to walk in straight line in arrest video

The FDA warning for Vicodin says it "may impair the mental and/or physical abilities required for the performance of potentially hazardous tasks such as driving a auto or operating machinery; patients should be cautioned accordingly". Woods was taken into custody, where he took a breathalyzer test and blew zeroes. In a statement Woods released after his early Monday arrest, he blames his intoxication on an accidental misuse of medications he was taking. Read More

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Raphael Varane poised to win third Champions League title

Raphael Varane poised to win third Champions League title

I don't think it's any accident that Juventus have developed a strong group mentality, given that Antonio Conte had three years there before he left to manage Italy, a choice which eventually brought him onto our radar last summer. He said: "I'm very calm and I prefer to observe more than to speak". "I assessed our players' strengths and I tried to put them on the pitch in their favourite positions - and I also tried to encourage our attacking skills". Read More

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Murray expecting tough Delpo clash

Murray expecting tough Delpo clash

Juan Martin del Potro set up a French Open blockbuster against Andy Murray on Thursday after a heartfelt display of compassion towards a stricken rival. The world number one needed three hours and 35 minutes to defeat Martin Klizan , the world number 50 from Slovakia, eventually coming through 6-7 (3/7) 6-2 6-2 7-6 (7/3). Read More

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Paul Pogba, world's most expensive footballer, pays pilgrimage

Paul Pogba, world's most expensive footballer, pays pilgrimage

The 24-year-old became the most expensive footballer in history last summer, after Manchester United paid Juventus a reported £89m ($114m) fee. He also sent a tweet wishing everyone a "happy Ramadan". "We played for the people who died", Pogba told BT Sport referring to the victims of the Manchester attack, which took place two days before the Europa League final. Read More

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Straight sets wins for Nadal and Djokovic

Djokovic's last Grand Slam title was at the French Open past year. Rafael Nadal celebrates his French Open first round win over Benoit Paire. Raonic fired 15 aces and 44 winners to book a meeting with Brazil's Rogerio Dutra Silva, who saved two match points before overcoming Mikhail Youzhny of Russian Federation in five sets. Read More

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Langer makes history with Senior PGA win

A 15-foot birdie on the par-4 16th hole gave him a one-stroke advantage after Langer and Singh had equaled each other's scores on the previous nine holes. And with a win at the Senior PGA Championship this week, he can pass his idol. So I'm excited about where my game is at this point and I'm looking forward to hopefully a couple more good years and then we'll see where it takes me. Read More

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NZ win toss, batting first vs Australia in Champions Trophy

That left the New Zealanders still well-placed on 254-4 but a late-innings flourish failed to materialize, and paceman Josh Hazlewood taking the final three wickets in a four-ball span for career-best figures of 6-52 off nine overs. For excitement, no period matched that of former Australian Luke Ronchi's 65 in 43 balls either side of a 109-minute delay that narrowed the contest to 46 overs apiece. Read More

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Harper, Strickland trade punches after HBP

Harper, Strickland trade punches after HBP

Baker may not have been a member of the Nationals franchise during the 2014 National League Division Series, when Harper twice homered off Strickland and yelled at him after the second blast, but he understood the genesis of the melee that suddenly erupted at AT&T Park on Sunday. Read More

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Marrero's 2 HRs lead Red Sox win in slugfest

Marrero's 2 HRs lead Red Sox win in slugfest

Minnesota lost for the fourth time in five home games and fell to 12-17 at Target Field. I don't want to bother anybody over there, but I still want to go see them, say hey to them, tell them I miss them, stuff like that. He allowed four earned runs and gave up home runs to Miguel Sano and Robbie Grossman but he benefitted from the Houston hit parade. Carrasco (5-2) pitched six shutout innings before giving up back-to-back homers to Yander Alonso and Ryon Healy in the seventh. Read More

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NFL cuts OT to 10 minutes and opens up end zone celebrations

NFL cuts OT to 10 minutes and opens up end zone celebrations

In that vein, the owners have voted to reduce overtime from a fifth quarter to 10 minutes (of game clock). This also will allow teams to play more of their fringe players in the final game of the preseason. Since 2012, teams have been permitted to return one player placed on IR to the 53-man roster as early as eight weeks after he was placed there. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell shared on Tuesday the league will make changes to its current celebration policy. Read More

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Kohli sad, but promises India will focus exclusively on tourney

Kohli starred in all three matches as he scored 107, 49 and 55 not out respectively. "I am very excited to be playing as captain in my first major ICC competition", he said. But I think from getting to stay in the zone, in terms of game time you get, it helps to be match ready but it is different for different people. "When we went there last time (to the CT in England in 2013), we just wanted to enjoy as a young unit and we ended up winning the tournament", Kohli said talking about how it ... Read More

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England's Woakes injured out of rest of Champions Trophy

England's Woakes injured out of rest of Champions Trophy

Imrul Kayes edged Ben Stokes past wicketkeeper Jos Buttler in the 14th over, through a vacant slip cordon despite him being new to the crease, prompting the bowler and captain Eoin Morgan to then add a slip. "It is something we all work on - it is not like a set position that you just bowl through the middle", said Plunkett. "I must not have eaten well enough this morning". Read More

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Rihanna's heckling and dabbing steals National Basketball Association finals spotlight

Rihanna's heckling and dabbing steals National Basketball Association finals spotlight

This NBA Finals , albeit only 1 game in, is following a similar script to last year's . Cleveland will have to slow down a team that has been clobbering teams by 16.3 points per game in the postseason. While Durant had a monster game , there was more going on that may have sealed the outcome of the series as early as the first game . WHAT HOME-COURT ADVANTAGE? The Cavaliers' nine-game postseason road winning streak, three shy of the 2001-02 Lakers' league record, started ... Read More

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NBA 2K17 Predicts Epic NBA Finals And Winner

Don't listen to all of the so-called "experts" who tell you that the Cavs are no match for the Durant-bolstered Warriors. They've subjected teams to humiliating blowouts under the brightest of lights, and they've forced fans to endure the sort of anguish that only comes from a last-second dagger to the heart. Read More

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Dillon puts the No. 3 Chevrolet back in Victory Lane

But thunderstorms over Charlotte Motor Speedway couldn't stop him from getting the No. 3 vehicle back to Victory Lane in a fitting Memorial Day Weekend tribute to NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt . The Verizon IndyCar Series' next event is a dual-race weekend at The Raceway in Belle Isle in MI on Saturday and Sunday. Blaney went to the rear prior the green flag, starting from 39th. Read More

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Curry, Durant too much for Cavaliers

But even though the Warriors won fewer games this season, and even went undefeated without him in the starting lineup, the Warriors are still somehow a better team with him than they were past year. For his part, Durant said; "I'm cool, have fun with that ". Warriors Coach Steve Kerr watched the game from the locker room, unable to take the sideline due to complications from a back surgery that has sidelined him since the first round of the playoffs. Read More

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Kevin Durant's dunks leave Cavaliers vowing to toughen up in Game 2

Kevin Durant's dunks leave Cavaliers vowing to toughen up in Game 2

Durant, who missed 20 games during the regular season with a sprained knee, was simply spectacular in his Warriors championship series debut. "When Kevin Durant has the ball you don't want to leave him for [other] shooters". Warriors starting center Zaza Pachulia returned after missing the final two games at San Antonio with a bruised right heel and contributed eight points and six rebounds while plugging the paint. Read More

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Sri Lankan death toll from mudslides rises to 151

Sri Lankan death toll from mudslides rises to 151

Her brother tended a tea plot and wanted to educate his son to become a doctor, she said. But some remained trapped in interior villages that boats have been unable to reach. The United Nations said it would donate water containers, water purification tablets and tarpaulins while the World Health Organisation will support medical teams in affected areas. Read More

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Putin ridicules claims of meddling in US vote

Modi said he was asked a similar question in Germany earlier this week, before the United States decision was made public. Vladimir Putin pushed back against NBC News' Megyn Kelly at a forum on Friday, saying that blaming Russian Federation for the hacking of the Democratic National Committee is just like "blaming the Jews". Read More

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Who from Upstate NY reached the Scripps National Spelling Bee finals?

Others who also moved on to the next round at the Washington-area resort correctly spelled words such as gneiss, brachiopods and dactylology , while some struck out on the words quokka and toile. If you don't know the words, you can't spell them! All 291 spellers then had the chance Wednesday to compete in rounds two and three on the stage. Dale advanced to round three after correctly spelling "embroglio" earlier in the day during the second round. Read More

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Cooler heads prevail: A different Mr. Met back at ballpark

That, however, was the last gasp of offense from the team who, aside from a Neil Walker walk in the bottom of the ninth, were totally flummoxed by Barnes and closer Cory Knebel. I don't know what happened after that, but I had the ball. Mrs Met has yet to comment on her husband's behavior on Wednesday night. "I can figure that one out", Counsell said with a grin. Read More

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French defence continues for Muguruza

Home hope Kristina "Kiki" Mladenovic faces the next tough test of her French Open credentials when she takes on American Shelby Rogers on Court Suzanne Lenglen in a third round encounter on Friday. "I don't know if it was perfection", said Nadal, who turns 31 on Saturday. Sam Stosur has been untroubled so far, with the 2010 finalist beating Bethanie Mattek-Sands 6-2 6-2 on Friday, while Timea Bacsinszky ended the run of lucky loser Ons Jabeur. Read More

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Ronaldo looks to break new ground at Champions League final

The former Parma stopper - he won the UEFA Cup with the Gialloblu - has lost the Champions League final on two occasions, in 2003 and 2015. Cristiano Ronaldo scored a total of 40 goals in all competitions in this season. One of the most popular shirts among Real Madrid fans has " Sergio Ramos " and "93" on it. I'm on top of my job and we're close to doing something extraordinary, but I'm not thinking about of leaving an important mark in the history of the club. Read More

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'Hate Is Living Every Day,' LeBron James Says After Racist Graffiti Incident

'Hate Is Living Every Day,' LeBron James Says After Racist Graffiti Incident

After a summer highlighted by Kevin Durant's decision to leave Oklahoma City for the star-laden Golden State Warriors , a six-month regular season and three rounds of playoffs, the NBA Finals are right back where they ended last June. One way this occurs is in the form of when James and Love are involved in a ball screen. We've got to figure out how to combat that, which is going to be a tough challenge for us. Read More

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