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Georgia native Henley books Masters berth with Shell Houston Open triumph

Georgia native Henley books Masters berth with Shell Houston Open triumph

Henley wielded a hot putter to surge past a faltering Kang Sung-hoon, reeling off three consecutive birdies from the 13th hole at the Golf Club of Houston. It was Henley's first win since a playoff victory over Rory McIlroy in the 2014 Honda Classic. Kiwi No.1 Lee carded an even-par 72 on Saturday to improve one place to a share of 10th with a round remaining at the Houston Open. Read More

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Ronald Koeman: Everton boss defends Romelu Lukaku but not Ross Barkley

Koeman, who on Saturday acknowledged Barkley may have been fortunate not to be shown two yellow cards for challenges he made in the derby, added of the 23-year-old England midfielder: "He needs to show the type of player he is". "And he was amusing but sometimes hard because when I was at Ajax we had a lot of young players at that time - [Wesley] Schneider, [Rafael] Van der Vaart, [Nigel] De Jong, [Jonny] Heitinga, Mido, Zlatan". Read More

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MLB Predictions: Will Braves cover as underdog vs. Syndergaard, Mets? 4/3/17

MLB Predictions: Will Braves cover as underdog vs. Syndergaard, Mets? 4/3/17

Robert Gsellman, who pitched the ninth inning Monday, will get the start Saturday in the Mets' fifth game. Curtis Granderson had a sacrifice fly and Lucas Duda added a three-run double off ineffective lefty Eric O'Flaherty. "We're going to miss him", Reyes said. "Now we have a club that has an opportunity and a chance to legit win, they have reason to be excited", he said. Read More

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Maradona Considering Legal Action Against Konami Over PES 2017 Likeness

Maradona Considering Legal Action Against Konami Over PES 2017 Likeness

PES 2017 , which was released past year, has a stable of retired players called "Legends" that can be used in the myClub mode. The mode features other retired players including Thierry Henry, Ronaldinho, Rivaldo and Gary Lineker. The former Argentina worldwide, considered by many to be the greatest footballer of all-time, is unhappy at the use of his likeness in the latest instalment of the series PES 2017 . Read More

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OR beats MI after incredible back-and-forth finish, reaches Elite Eight

OR beats MI after incredible back-and-forth finish, reaches Elite Eight

In fact, Derrick Walton Jr. had the ball in the final seconds and took a Kemba Walker-like step-back jumper to win the game for MI, but it hit the front of the rim and the Wolverines' improbable run ended abruptly. MI has three players who are shooting better than 40 percent from beyond the arc. "I got my feet under me, I lined it up. and it rolled off my hand perfectly", Walton said. Read More

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Auston Matthews ties Leafs rookie records

Kessel, you may recall (!) was the Leafs best player before they traded him in a (successful) attempt to tank for Auston Matthews . But Matthews has been everything you expect from a first-overall pick, and more. "Those are tough, but I think we battled hard back and made it a game all the way up to the end there". The Detroit Red Wings return home tonight after a three game road trip. Read More

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United may focus on Europa - Mou

Mourinho believes the 21-year-old England global has not pulled his weight this season. We kept giving the ball back to United and that added to the pressure, then you need a little bit of good fortune at times and need people to play very., very well and that's what we did. Read More

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LeBron's 41 helps quarreling Cavs hold off Pacers in 2 OTs

LeBron's 41 helps quarreling Cavs hold off Pacers in 2 OTs

Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin is in the final year of his contract, and he has a strong endorsement from his best player to continue in the job. Head coach Tyronn Lue believes that the team needs to regain that sense of urgency that the players had last season. "The readiness, one through 10 - every guy that played contributed", Charlotte coach Steve Clifford said. Read More

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Chelsea starting to show cracks as rivals hope to take advantage

So we must recover and rest, and remember that in England there are no easy games. "In England every game is very tough, whether the name of your opponent is City or another team". "We dominated the game". But there was none of that from Antonio Conte after Chelsea's charge to the Premier League title hit an unexpected snag against Sam Allardyce's punchy and resilient Crystal Palace. Read More

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Gonzaga beats South Carolina in NCAA Final Four game

Gonzaga beats South Carolina in NCAA Final Four game

Of course, the Bulldogs also were faced with the historical mountain of having never played in a Final Four game either. GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP ) - Their star guard was outstanding. They then worked their way out beyond the arc and rained 3-pointers on the Wildcats whenever they kept two big men on the floor. The Gamecocks got a stop and a lucky break off a Dozier error to retain the ball with 1:45 left. Read More

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India thrash Australia to clinch Test series

But Rahul and Ajinkya Rahane (38 not out) - who hit back-to-back sixes in the 20th over - ensured the runs kept ticking over as the Indians eased to victory. It was probably the most competitive series that India played at home in recent years with not an inch given by the visitors. "It was a fantastic learning curve (for young players)". Read More

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Sunderland boss Moyes wants more from Man Utd loanee Januzaj

The 2-0 win against Stoke City on Saturday created history for interim boss Craig Shakespeare, who became the first British manager to win his first four Premier League games. Moyes pointed to Sunderland's problems at defending set-pieces before the match and, unfortunately for the Black Cats, Watford's victor came from an inability to deal with a corner. Read More

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Miami glory for Federer

Miami glory for Federer

Even so, Federer's resurgence is remarkable. ROGER FEDERER beat Rafael Nadal in the final of the Miami Open on Sunday, in the latest edition of their recently reignited rivalry. The temptation to keep going, though, must have been great, for Federer will lose a lot on the momentum side. After the first quarter of the year (and a Grand Slam and two ATP Masters 1000 tournaments later), Federer and Nadal sit atop this year's singles Race to London with 4045 and 2235 points respectively. Read More

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Georgetown hires Patrick Ewing as men's basketball coach

Georgetown hires Patrick Ewing as men's basketball coach

Charlotte Hornets associate head coach Patrick Ewing will meet Monday with Georgetown officials about the Hoyas' coaching vacancy, league sources have confirmed to ESPN . Most of Ewing's accolades came while he was playing for the New York Knicks. Tim Bontemps of the Washington Post confirms the news about the Hoyas hiring of Patrick Ewing. Read More

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Freddie Roach: GSP wants Conor McGregor for his final fight

Freddie Roach: GSP wants Conor McGregor for his final fight

READY TO RUMBLE When is Terry Flanagan vs Petr Petrov WBO World Lightweight Championship fight? He's going to say things to Floyd Mayweather that no one has ever said to him before. "I happen to think boxing is real, I think Floyd gets him out of there but I'm an MMA guy and I'll be cheering for Conor and I want to see that fight and I think it's gonna happen". Read More

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"Leinster Up To Challenge Of Reaching Champions Cup Final"- Shane Byrne

The Australian scythed through the midfield and cut across to time a pass to the supporting Le Roux, who raced to the line only for the television match official to rule he dropped the ball as he swan-dived over the line. Gopperth spent two seasons at Leinster before joining Wasps in 2015 and he was instrumental in their much-improved second half performance. But a late try to Leinster substitute Fergus McFadden booked the Irish province's spot in the semi-finals of the lucrative ... Read More

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Spieth has Masters belief

Herman, ranked No. 76 in the world, needs another big finish in Houston to climb inside the top 50 and make it back to the Masters. At the start of the year, my trainer had to quit, this stuff with my mom going on, I've got some building projects that I've got going on. Read More

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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger responds to reports linking Alexis Sanchez to Chelsea

The Chile global has 15 months remaining on his current contract and Arsene Wenger's side are unwilling to let him leave the Emirates for less than £50m, according to the London Evening Standard . "I am happy in London and I hope to finish my contract there (at Arsenal )", Sanchez told El Grafico . However, the club are aware that they won't be able to either match Arsenal's speculated asking price of £50m or the current salary demands of the 28-year old Chilean. Read More

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Mississippi State's defense comes up short in title game

The 5-foot-5 junior finished with 8 points. SC went into the fourth quarter down 45-40, but Davis began the comeback with a 3-pointer and Wilson scored the next five points to put SC up for good. What coach wouldn't play a 6-foot athlete in girl's high school basketball? Geno is a great coach. Staley is replacing Auriemma as head coach. SC leads Mississippi State 36-26 at the half of the national championship game at America Airlines Center. Read More

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Previewing the Shell Houston Open; The field, course and predictions

Open champion; 2016 PGA champion Jimmy Walker, Jordan Spieth, Olympic gold medalist Justin Rose of England, Adam Scott of Australia, Rickie Fowler, Ernie Els of South Africa, rookie star Jon Rahm of Spain, Matt Kuchar, Patrick Reed, Jason Dufner, Stewart Cink, Lucas Glover, Retief Goosen of South Africa, Keegan Bradley, Rafa Cabrera Bello of Spain and Phil Mickelson, a five-time major victor. Read More

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No scabbing on women's hockey

No scabbing on women's hockey

USA Hockey president Jim Smith said in a statement the two sides will "move forward together knowing we'll look back on this day as one of the most positive in USA Hockey history". The two sides have reached an agreement but are keeping the terms private. While there are many up and coming young men's players, they're ignoring the team that is the real hockey power. Read More

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PGA Tournament Picks and Predictions: Shell Houston Open 3/29/17

PGA Tournament Picks and Predictions: Shell Houston Open 3/29/17

Rahm finished second to World No. 1 Dustin Johnson last week at the Match Play. While he's yet to log a competitive round at the Golf Club of Houston, his greenness hasn't stopped him from contending at a litany of other events. Of the rest of the Australians Adam Scott is the man most likely though comes into the tournament off a three-week break. But first, the Shell Houston Open will be played this week as a final pop quiz before next week's big test. Read More

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Bizarre Ronaldo statue steals the show

Cristiano Ronaldo unveiled a statue of himself in his hometown of Funchal, Madeira, on Wednesday, but one might be forgiven for missing the likeness . Petitions were started for and against the change. However, President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa said the tribute was legitimate because it was decided by an elected government. Read More

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Chelsea suffer shock loss as Spurs close in

Yet Eric Dier and Son Heung-min struck in the second half to earn the points, leaving an encouraged Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino to declare: "It was important for us to be there if Chelsea failed - and we are there". They frustrated Spurs at every turn, making it hard to play the kind of expansive football Tottenham have formed their identity on. "You do have to take everybody on with a objective of winning and I thought we did that - but after the first goal they became the better ... Read More

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