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Eagles make a trade for defensive tackle

Eagles make a trade for defensive tackle

He has 13 career sacks, including a career-high five last season. Jernigan's name has been thrown around in trade rumors for the last couple weeks after Williams earned his five year mega-deal that made it almost impossible for the team to keep Jernigan, who is entering the final year of his deal. Read More

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APNewsBreak: Yanks drop to 3rd in payroll; Dodgers lead

APNewsBreak: Yanks drop to 3rd in payroll; Dodgers lead

For the Los Angeles Dodgers, yesterday's Opening Day matchup commenced another opportunity to put an end to the franchise's 29-year World Series drought. Kershaw is coming off another great year posting a 1.69 earned run average over 149 innings pitched. Kershaw is 5-0 in his seven opening day starts with a 0.99 ERA, the second lowest all-time ERA on opening day with a minimum of five starts behind the late Rick Mahler's 0.92 with the Atlanta Braves in the 1980s. Read More

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West Ham to offer Michail Antonio improved contract this summer

West Ham to offer Michail Antonio improved contract this summer

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic indicated Tuesday that Michail Antonio would return for their critical London derby match against Arsenal, while Diafra Sakho could also make a long awaited return. "He is definitely going to be involved in the game, whether he starts or not, we'll see", Bilic said. "If you listen to (Manchester City manager) Pep Guardiola, he said the other day that to achieve the top four in England is a trophy because it's so hard", said the Frenchman. Read More

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Kohli praises Marsh, Handscomb for averting Australian defeat

Kohli praises Marsh, Handscomb for averting Australian defeat

Warner said the knowledge that he had emerged from that dip with hundreds in consecutive Tests - he also made one at the SCG following the Boxing Day Test - gave him confidence. But Steven Smith played his captain's innings. Ashwin goes missing With Australia 63-4, it seemed that end was near but Handscomb and Marsh batted for almost two sessions to keep Indians at bay. Read More

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Final Four: Gonzaga Holds Off South Carolina, Advances

But if they'd been playing the ProPublica low-income-student game, the UW would have won - its low-income students pay $7,054 per year, on average, and 25.4 percent of its undergraduates were Pell grantees. He didn't display the quickness or lift we usually see from him, which resulted in him shooting just 2/14 from the field. The Bulldogs lost that year in the round of 32 by eventual Final Four team Wichita State. Read More

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College athletic league signals return to North Carolina after LGBT law revoked

North Carolina's Senate has approved a bill to retool a law prohibiting transgender people from using bathrooms in accordance with their gender identities, a measure that had triggered boycotts by companies and sports leagues. Cooper, the Democrat who beat incumbent Pat McCrory on a campaign of vowing to repealing the bathroom law, said before the votes that he supported the compromise . Read More

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Guardiola optimistic Jesus will return before season ends

Guardiola optimistic Jesus will return before season ends

City will fall short in the race for the Premier League title this season, while they have again failed to progress far enough in the Champions League, leaving Guardiola to blame a lack of goals for their problems. "For example in Spain they always talk about the midfield generation of Xavi, Iniesta, Xabi Alonso, Busquets". "They need to make that step". "When you see [Kyle] Walker, Danny Rose, Eric Dier, Alli, John Stones and Rash [Sterling] - they are top". Read More

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Federer in Miami Open semis, beats Berdych

Wawrinka, celebrating his 32nd birthday on Tuesday, suffered a fourth-round loss to talented German Alexander Zverev . "It's a good start of the year, I think, for both of us", Nadal said. 6-3. All the top seeds had competitive matches on Tuesday, with Japanese second seed Kei Nishikori also taken to three sets before ousting Federico Delbonis of Argentina 6-3 4-6 6-3. Read More

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Russian media: St. Petersburg subway blast kills at least 10

Russian media: St. Petersburg subway blast kills at least 10

Petersburg blast. Russia's health minister said eight people died and 39 have been hospitalized, while the anti-terrorist committee said nine died and 20 were wounded, according to NBC News. Interfax cited an unidentified law enforcement official saying that investigators think the suspected suicide bomber left the bomb at the Vosstaniya Square station before blowing himself up on the train. Read More

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Chelsea star insists he is not an "artist" like Lionel Messi

And then Messi. What he does with a ball is strong, right. I don't regard myself as being on his level. Again, it's up to people to say it. I do not self-proclaim to be that good. The 26-year-old Belgium international's 11 goals and six assists in all competitions have seen his mentioned among the likes of Messi this campaign, but Hazard told France Football there's no comparison between him and the five-time Ballon d'Or victor. Read More

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I am not an artist like Messi - Hazard

But Wilf is on a long contract Steve Parish tells me, so there is not that danger at the moment of losing him. Though he may not be on Messi's level Hazard has undoubtedly been one of the Premier League's star attractions this season, scoring 11 goals and providing five assists in 27 league games. Read More

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Wests Tigers coach announcement expected today

Wests Tigers coach announcement expected today

Cleary looking forward to starting at club with "lots of potential". Nathan Cleary of the Panthers. "I look forward to getting to work with the playing group and coaching staff". Naiqama was forced to find a new home despite scoring seven tries in eight appearances under Cleary before the Wests Tigers came calling and insists there was no issue with his former mentor despite not being retained at the time. Read More

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Rafael dos Anjos to Battle Tarec Saffiedine Next

Rafael dos Anjos to Battle Tarec Saffiedine Next

Asian outlet Channel News Asia first announced the booking on Monday. Following back-to-back losses at the hands of Eddie Alvarez and Tony Ferguson , former lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos announced back in January that he would be moving up to welterweight amid claims that the UFC wasn't "paying him enough" to cut down to the class over which he briefly held dominion. Read More

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Brewers' Guerra, Rockies' Gray had different roads to opener

Brewers' Guerra, Rockies' Gray had different roads to opener

A transaction was made necessary when Opening Day starter Junior Guerra sustained a strained right calf while running out a sacrifice bunt in the third inning. Charlie Blackmon #19 of the Colorado Rockies leaps to make a catch in the sixth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers of the MLB Opening Day game at Miller Park on April 3, 2017 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Read More

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Arsenal twice comes from behind to hold Man City in league

Arsenal twice comes from behind to hold Man City in league

Gunners left to the most terrible feasible beginning when Leroy Sane placed City in front after just 5 mins, working on to Kevin de Bruyne's pass to round David Ospina. We suffered a lot in the first half because we did not make those passes together. "The second half was much better, especially when Yaya (Toure) went in (off the bench for Raheem Sterling), because he has this huge personality to play". Read More

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Dustin Johnson wins World Golf Championship Match Play

It looked very likely the match would be one-sided as errant tee shots and missed putts early on left Rahm five down after eight holes, but the 22-year-old soon began to regain his composure. The World No.1 remained dominant all week over his opposition, and his win confirms him as the first player in history to win all four WGC titles. "I was always kind of top 10 for a long time, then starting last summer after I won the U.S. Read More

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Xavier knocks off Arizona, 73-71, in West Region

And now the Wildcats - on the 20th anniversary of their only national championship - are two steps from making it to the Final Four. Not even an Elite 8. That'll be the case as well if Arizona faces No. 4 seed West Virginia or has a rematch with top-seeded Gonzaga in the Elite Eight. The way Jacobsen sees it, there are few things a team can do offensively against a zone defense, which is created to limit what a team can do offensively by taking away spots on the floor and passing lanes. Read More

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Southgate talks up Sunderland star's World Cup chances

Dele Alli believes new England manager Gareth Southgate is employing the ideal philosophy to get the most out of his players. 56 - Those 20 goals have come in 56 caps, although he has only ever completed 90 minutes twice for England . And he believes he and his contemporaries, like 36-year-old Zlatan Ibrahimovic, are written off too soon these days. In an era when many young players seem to regard England duty as something to be endured rather than enjoyed, Defoe's delight at his ... Read More

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Brazil replace Gabriel Jesus with Firmino for Uruguay clash

Brazil replace Gabriel Jesus with Firmino for Uruguay clash

In Thursday's top-of-the-table clash in Montevideo, Brazil came out on top in style thanks to a hat-trick from former Tottenham midfielder Paulinho and Neymar's delicious lob. Uruguay breathed a sigh of relief and then broke the deadlock themselves from the spot in the ninth minute. He probably wants to make sure that his team's qualification is mathematically secure before he gets too wacky with his lineups, but it would take an unprecedented meltdown for Brazil to miss out on a trip ... Read More

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OR stuns Kansas to reach Final Four for first time since 1939

The loss was the worst in the NCAA Tournament under head coach Bill Self's tenure. Leading by three with 1:27 left in the half, OR had an 8-0 flurry to go into the locker room. The two Hall of Fame coaches have 112 tournament victories. Though the loss was significant for OR, the Ducks were able to overcome the injury, beating Iona, Rhode Island and MI before their Elite Eight win over the Jayhawks. Read More

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Hayward helps Jazz knock off Kings 112-82

Hayward helps Jazz knock off Kings 112-82

McLemore scored 17 of his game-high 22 points in the first half, featuring some aggressive takes to the basket. "What we've said is: Whoever plays has to try to defend", Snyder said. The Kings are coming off a 91-90 victory against the Memphis Grizzlies . NOTES: Jazz C Rudy Gobert failed to block a shot, ending 42 consecutive games with one. Read More

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Wenger praises "mentally strong" Arsenal after Man City draw

The Etihad stadium outfit are out of the champions league and only have the possibility of winning the FA cup and finishing in the top four of the EPL. Failing to beat Arsenal means City are unable to apply significant pressure to Chelsea when they visit Antonio Conte's frontrunners in mid-week, but Guardiola remains determined to orchestrate a strong finish to his debut campaign in England. Read More

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Sung Kang closing in on Masters spot at Shell Houston Open

His 9-under matched the 18-hole tournament course record and gave him the largest 36-hole lead in tournament history, topping the previous record by two strokes. "I've feel my game is there and it just clicked this week". Even so, the 29-year-old from South Korea's one-under 71 kept him in the lead as he attempts to win his first PGA Tour title and secure a late berth into the Masters in the process. Read More

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Messi protests Federation Internationale de Football Association ban

Juan Carlos Arce and Marcelo Martins Moreno netted for the home team either side of half time on Tuesday, securing Bolivia a big scalp in their World Cup qualification campaign. However, the arrival of new coach Tite turned around both the performances and results, with Tuesday's 3-0 victory over Paraguay making Brazil the first team to qualify for Russian Federation after an 8-game winning streak. Read More

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