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Israel Crashes Out Of World Baseball Classic With Loss To Japan

Israel Crashes Out Of World Baseball Classic With Loss To Japan

All the Netherlands needed to beat Cuba was two runs, and Balentien did that with one swing of the bat. The Jewish-Americans are able to represent Israel due to a combination of the tournament's flexible rules in which a player can compete for a country if they are eligible for citizenship under its laws, and Israel's Law of Return allows citizenship for anyone with Jewish heritage. Read More

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Puerto Rico ends Dominican dominance, Japan eyes semis

Puerto Rico ends Dominican dominance, Japan eyes semis

The second round of the World Baseball Classic has already begun in Japan, but things will get underway for the top two teams in Groups C and D when they meet at Petco Park in San Diego beginning on Tuesday night. "(I'm) also excited for the next one, " Torres said through an interpreter. "The only way to play against the Dominican Republic is with passion and motivation", said Molina, the St. Read More

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Chelsea Vs. Manchester United Live Stream: Watch The FA Cup Quarterfinal

Chelsea Vs. Manchester United Live Stream: Watch The FA Cup Quarterfinal

Jose Mourinho has spoken of the " position of privilege " enjoyed by Antonio Conte during his first season at Chelsea as the Manchester United manager prepares to face his table-topping former club in the FA Cup quarter-finals. "Sometimes when you play against players with great talent, you try to intimidate them". "I think the counterattack is an option above all if you have a type of player, players who are very, very fast". Read More

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Wenger confidant staying at Arsenal

Wenger confidant staying at Arsenal

Arsenal football club is probably going through its worst phase since a lanky Frenchman took over the reins in 1996. But of course there have been calls for Wenger to be sacked for a few seasons now, and at the end of every one he manages to retain his job, leaving some fans baffled. Read More

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James fires Cavaliers past Pistons in National Basketball Association

He was with Dallas last season and averaged 13.7 points during his time there and shot 49.2% in 61 games. James ended up with 16 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds in the Cavaliers 128-96 win over the Pistons . Certainly nothing in Wednesday's performance, where he picked up two fouls and missed his only shot attempt in the game's final two minutes, suggested Sanders would be able to contribute right away. Read More

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New Orleans player chokes teammate during First Four game

New Orleans player chokes teammate during First Four game

A play-in game with little meaning for March Madness fans Tuesday turned into a heated affair when a New Orleans player went for his teammate's throat late in the second half. "I made the decision to sit Travin for the rest of the half", Slessinger said, via Jim Kleinpeter of NOLA.com . I thought it was in the best interest of our team moving forward for the half. Read More

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Testing U-20 World Cup draw for African sides

Testing U-20 World Cup draw for African sides

Serbia, which claimed its first Under-20 World Cup title with a dramatic extra-time victor against Brazil in 2015, did not qualify for the 2017 edition in South Korea. Neither the 2015 champions Serbia nor runners-up and five-times winners Brazil qualified for this year's tournament. The Vietnam U-20 squad was placed in Group E alongside France, Honduras and New Zealand. Read More

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Antonio Conte Hits Back at Jose Mourinho Over Chelsea Jibe

Antonio Conte Hits Back at Jose Mourinho Over Chelsea Jibe

They are players who have won lots of trophies but are still hungry for more. However, the only goal of the game eventually came, on 51 minutes, with the outstanding N'Golo Kanté beating De Gea from outside the box. "I'm scared for especially the next generation if things go in this direction". "Mr Michael Oliver - a referee with fantastic potential". "Looking at the way he's performing this year, he may not be scoring lots of goals but, what he's giving to the team in the way he's ... Read More

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Romelu Lukaku rejects most lucrative contract in Everton's history

Romelu Lukaku rejects most lucrative contract in Everton's history

A number of clubs have already been linked with the Belgium worldwide since stories about his contract emerged, including former club Chelsea and Manchester United. According to the Daily Mirror , Chelsea think they have a chance of landing the 23-year-old this summer. The contract would have been worth about £140,000 a week and made him he highest-paid player in club's history. Read More

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Kamran Akmal named in ODI, T20I squads ahead of WI tour

Kamran Akmal named in ODI, T20I squads ahead of WI tour

Shehzad had been sidelined from Pakistan's limited-overs teams for a year, but since then the opening batsman has scored consistently in both domestic cricket and in the PSL. Pakistan will play four T20Is, three ODIs and three Tests in a tour spanning almost two months between March and May. The ODI squad included three more uncapped players in domestic veteran Asif Zakir, left-arm spinner Mohammad Asghar and all-rounder Fahim Ashraf. Read More

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Kawhi Leonard helps Spurs tie for best record

Kawhi Leonard helps Spurs tie for best record

Leonard said he has fully recovered from his concussion which had left him complaining of headaches and blurred vision in his left eye. Leonard is going through the NBA's concussion protocol after taking a blow to the face in Thursday's loss at Oklahoma City, and Aldridge it out indefinitely as he undergoes tests after being diagnosed with a minor heart arrhythmia Friday. Read More

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Wichita State comes to NCAA Tournament as #10 seed

Wichita State comes to NCAA Tournament as #10 seed

Wichita State is an interesting No. 10 seed. It's that the Shockers were also given a low seed in what is perhaps the toughest of the four regions. This is the 14th overall NCAA Tournament bid for WSU. 15 Northern Kentucky (24-10) in Sunday's Second Round. Wichita State earned a 10 seed in the NCAA Tournament's South Regional Sunday, as announced on the event's selection show, and will be the Missouri Valley Conference's only representative. Read More

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Saints Sign Pass Rusher Alex Okafor

Saints Sign Pass Rusher Alex Okafor

With the Saints looking for pass rush help and Okafor looking for a new job, everything seemed to work out how Vaccaro envisioned. In fact, it was Vaccaro that played a role in recruiting him to New Orleans. A starter in 2014 and 2015, Okafor had his best season in 2014, when he compiled 30 tackles, to go along with 8 sacks, both career highs. After playing his college football at Texas, Okafor was chosen in the 4th round of the 2013 NFL Draft by the Arizona Cardinals. Read More

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Saints trade WR Cooks to Patriots for draft picks

Currently, the Patriots don't have a first-round pick because they traded it away in the deal for Saints receiver Brandin Cooks. The future Hall of Fame quarterback will be 40 years old when the 2017 season begins. He played his collegiate days for Oregon State, and the production he showed as a Beaver translated into the NFL. Now, another report has come out that claims that the Tennessee Titans offered the Saints their first round pick, #5, as well as a third round pick, in exchange ... Read More

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President Trump To Visit Ypsilanti Township Wednesday To Discuss Auto Industry

Environmentalists, on the other hand, argue that Trump's approach will upend the climate change commitments the US made overseas and hurt the country's environment. The industry has pushed back against a fleet-wide average of 54.5 miles per gallon (23.2 kilometres per litre) by 2025 specified in a 2012 fuel economy rule adopted by former president Barack Obama's administration. Read More

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Dan Carter's French club Racing 92 merges with Stade Francais

Dan Carter's French club Racing 92 merges with Stade Francais

The two most recent Top 14 champions announced the news on Monday night Australian time, leaving the future of a number of high-profile players potentially under a cloud from next season. "This association, effective from next season, must give birth to a new club that will preserve the roots of Racing 92 and those of the Stade Francais Paris while multiplying the means put at the service of youth and French rugby", said the statement. Read More

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Shashank Manohar resigns as ICC President

Shashank Manohar resigns as ICC President

He has cited personal reasons for his resignation from the post. The 59-year-old was elected unopposed as ICC's first independent chairman in May 2016 and had signed to serve a two-year term. Following the passing of Jagmohan Dalmiya, Shashank was re-elected as the BCCI President in October 2015 and, by virtue of that position, has held the role of ICC Chairman since then, said the ICC release at the time of his appointment. Read More

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Green Bay Packers bring back cornerback Davon House

Green Bay Packers bring back cornerback Davon House

He signed with Jacksonville in 2015, where he started 20 games and intercepted four passes, but lost his starting job previous year and was released by the team earlier this month. He rushed for 1,178 yards and 11 touchdowns in his first year and was named the Associated Press Offensive Rookie of the Year and earned a Pro Bowl invitation. Read More

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Hazard delighted with Conte impact at Chelsea

Hazard delighted with Conte impact at Chelsea

Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo has escaped a ban over an alleged stamp on Eden Hazard during Monday's (13 March) fiery FA Cup quarter-final clash against Chelsea . "I'm learning to know him very well and I can tell you he is a strong character, and he showed it today". "To arrive in the semi-final and to play at Wembley is for us very special", Conte said. Read More

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Trent Boult ruled out of second Test with injury

Trent Boult ruled out of second Test with injury

Injury sees Boult missing for the clash at Basin Reserve starting Thursday, but the Black Caps have a handy replacement in Southee. A twin-spin attack would appear unlikely - the last time New Zealand did that at the Basin Reserve was in 2000 - which leaves Mitchell Santner vulnerable to either Colin de Grandhomnme, who would be a straight swap at No. Read More

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Chicago Blackhawks Artem Anisimov Leaves Game Injured

Chicago Blackhawks Artem Anisimov Leaves Game Injured

The Montreal Canadiens are trying to protect a slim lead atop the Atlantic Division while the Chicago Blackhawks are attempting to overtake the Minnesota Wild in the Central. "Those are way more fun than if it's kind of chippy and nothing is going on". "Sometimes you never know". "I always want to stay in and want to battle, but that's completely up to him to decide what he wants to do", said Dubnyk, who remained one victory shy of setting a career high for wins in a season. Read More

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Cheltenham Festival - Shaggy's Tip Of The Day

Cheltenham Festival - Shaggy's Tip Of The Day

The runner-up has since easily won the Adonis Hurdle and, now rated 150, looks a leading player in the Triumph Hurdle on Friday. And it has never looked likely that he wouldn't win. He ran a most eyecatching race at Chepstow over hurdles, on his reappearance, before landing the BetVictor Gold Cup so I would not be too anxious that things might happen a bit quick for him. Read More

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How to watch the Champions League

How to watch the Champions League

That can happen but the idea is to try to play our way. Their team possess a vibrant attack, perhaps among the most underrated in Europe at the moment. "I was upset after the first leg because we conceded three goals". The game will also be shown on BT Sport 2 and on BT Sport 2HD, as well as the BT Sport app via our acclaimed enhanced video player. Read More

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Kelvin Gastelum vs Anderson Silva set for UFC 212

Kelvin Gastelum vs Anderson Silva set for UFC 212

The event will take place inside Jeunesse Arena on June 3. Gastelum was previously fighting in the welterweight division but due to weight cutting issues, recently moved up to the middleweight division. As for Gastelum, he's riding a three-fight winning streak. Today (March 14) the UFC announced Silva vs. Gastelum as part of the UFC 212 card in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Read More

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Price likely to start season on disabled list for Red Sox

Price likely to start season on disabled list for Red Sox

Today's the best it's felt. And I feel really good right now. Once surgery was off the table, Price said he chose to "shut his brain off", and couldn't even tell reporters what his injury actually is on Monday. That day, he pitched a two-inning, 38-pitch simulated game. "It's been getting better every day", Price said Monday from the Red Sox's spring training facility. Read More

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Probable Bangladesh XI for 100th Test

Probable Bangladesh XI for 100th Test

Bangladesh go into tomorrow's Test trailing the two-match series 0-1 after last week's crushing 259-run loss at Galle - their 76th defeat and the fourth in a row in 99 Test matches. Sri Lanka: Rangana Herath (capt), Dimuth Karunaratne, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Upul Tharanga, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Mendis, Asela Gunaratne, Dinesh Chandimal, Suranga Lakmal, Lahiru Kumara, Nuwan Pradeep, Vikum Sanjaya Bandara, Dilruwan Perera, Lakshan Sandakan, Malinda Pushpakumara. Read More

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Bournemouth losing interest in Arsenal midfielder Wilshere

Bournemouth losing interest in Arsenal midfielder Wilshere

The England worldwide was farmed out on a season-long loan to Bournemouth after Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admitted that Wilshere would struggle for regular game time this season. Wilshere has endured an injury-ravaged career to date and the midfielder, who was regarded as one of the England's most promising talents a few years ago, is in danger of never fulfilling his potential. Read More

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Pochettino reveals team selection thinking vs Millwall, names two that won't play

Pochettino reveals team selection thinking vs Millwall, names two that won't play

Eriksen, who replaced Kane at White Hart Lane, broke the deadlock in the 31st minute of the tie. Tottenham Hotspur duo Moussa Sissoko and Vincent Janssen did not start against Millwall in the FA Cup last weekend. "We want people dealt with harshly of course. It's wrong in football and wrong in society". In fairness, it's probably not the smartest idea to taunt them and cause himself trouble, but there's no argument to back the reaction from the Millwall supporter and it all adds up to ... Read More

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New Rangers boss eyes second place and Scottish Cup win

New Rangers boss eyes second place and Scottish Cup win

New Rangers manager Pedro Caixinha has put the cat amongst the pigeons in Scottish football already and he hasn't even been in the job for 48 hours. However, Robertson says the club are convinced they have landed the right man. "We need to think also about getting as close as possible to the second position and why not?" "We are also looking to have someone, because this is going to be my third experience of working overseas, and I always look to have one local assistant in order to ... Read More

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NCAA madness abounds in March

NCAA madness abounds in March

So, 67 games to determine a champion on April 3 in Phoenix. Villanova, the reigning champs and Big East champs, have a chance to defend their title as the No. The chances of a Pac-12 squad winning it all took a serious blow last week, when OR big man Chris Boucher tore his ACL. There are teams looking to advance to the Final Four for the first time in program history such as Gonzaga . Read More

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Joni Sledge Of

Joni Sledge Of "Sister Sledge" Fame Dies At Age 60

Her sisters announced her death in a statement on Facebook. It's still not clear exactly what killed the 60-year-old, and her publicist insists she had not been ill prior to her death. We are saddened to inform you that our dear sister, ... After struggling to achieve wide success, the group's biggest hit came with " We Are Family ", which landed at No. Read More

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