• Jon Jones: 'If I Were To Bet, I'd Go with Daniel Cormier'
Jon Jones: 'If I Were To Bet, I'd Go with Daniel Cormier'

A dejected Cormier stepped off the scale, but then returned just a few moments later and stepped back on the scale that now read 205 pounds. Cormier came back two minutes later naked and holding a towel in front of him. He could potentially be facing the victor in his return to competition. Weidman is looking to regain his spot as one of the be...

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  • Willett finds price tag comes with Masters jacket
Willett finds price tag comes with Masters jacket

Bubba Watson, who is a Florida native but played collegiate golf at Alabama's Faulkner State Community College, is now tied for 26th place after a 2-over 74 on the first day of play. 2016 Masters champion Danny Willett receives his Green Jacket from last year's victor Jordan Spieth. "You get a little bit of outward pressure", Willett said.

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  • Rickie Fowler joins the logjam atop Masters leaderboard
Rickie Fowler joins the logjam atop Masters leaderboard

But his failure to win one of the four majors, after several near misses in 22 top-10 finishes, is a blemish on an otherwise stellar career. "If I can have a good putting weekend, I'm going to have a good chance", he said. McIlroy had just won the British Open and PGA back to back. "It was another day where you had to battle, make a lot of pars...

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  • Westbrook misses triple-double, Thunder beat Grizzlies
Westbrook misses triple-double, Thunder beat Grizzlies

It's a question NPR asked in March as the Oklahoma City Thunder point guard inched closer to claiming a storied record: the most triple-doubles in a season. Sacramento rested Darren Collison and Ty Lawson and played with eight men. For Milwaukee , Australians Matthew Dellavedova and Thon Maker again started the game, but only managed modest co...

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  • Pochettino says Chelsea should win the Premier League
Pochettino says Chelsea should win the Premier League

Guardiola conceded his team's lingering title hopes had been extinguished by the defeat, having cut an animated figure alongside Chelsea counterpart Antonio Conte on the touchline during the contest. Perhaps his most surprising move in that respect has been the experimenting with winger Jesus Navas as a right-back. [If it was] Chelsea , for exam...

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  • Lonzo Ball's father blames '3 white guys' for UCLA loss
Lonzo Ball's father blames '3 white guys' for UCLA loss

The Lakers will also lose their pick (to the Philadelphia 76ers owing to a previous trade) if they somehow get unlucky in the lottery. LaVar Ball continues to make attention-grabbing claims, this time saying his son's UCLA team could not win the title because of the Bruins' " three white guys ".

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  • Mane to miss rest of season
Mane to miss rest of season

He should need no external motivation to be up for this encounter. "Again, around the second goal, Sadio would not have been too much involved in defending so the influence of missing Sadio was not too big". Jürgen Klopp faced up to the prospect of Philippe Coutinho joining a growing list of absentees by telling his depleted squad to "forget t...

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  • After a body-pounding inning, Cardinals' Piscotty is fine
After a body-pounding inning, Cardinals' Piscotty is fine

Contreras missed the throw from Baez and it caught Piscotty on the left ear flap of his batting helmet as he was sliding feetfirst. "Matt Carpenter and I were talking, and he said , "You have to square it up to hit it out" in that area [at this time of year]", Almora said.

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  • Spieth sticks a quad at Augusta, but his timing has improved
Spieth sticks a quad at Augusta, but his timing has improved

The birdie putts on 16 and 18 "were clutch to have a chance this weekend", Spieth said. I'm very pleased with the second round of this Masters, and we're in a position now where we, I think, can go out there and win this thing and certainly make a run.

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  • Westbrook (45 points) leads Thunder over Grizzlies
Westbrook (45 points) leads Thunder over Grizzlies

WASHINGTON - John Wall scored 14 of his 23 points in the third quarter, and Washington hurt Charlotte's playoff chances with a victory. For Oklahoma City , Victor Oladipo added 15 points and Steven Adams grabbed 10 rebounds . "To be able to be on this stage with this group of guys, it's unbelievable and a blessing". It's a question NPR aske...

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  • Ndidi reminds me of Kante - Shakespeare
Ndidi reminds me of Kante - Shakespeare

The Foxes are now six points clear of the bottom three after goals from Wilfred Ndidi and Jamie Vardy helped Shakespeare enter the top-flight record books. "The second goal just after half time gave us that confidence to go on and win the game", he told reporters at a post-match press conference. Leicester had 10 shots on target against Stoke;...

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  • North Korea fires ballistic missile off east coast
North Korea fires ballistic missile off east coast

Security Council resolutions but the North has defied the ban as infringement of its sovereign rights to self defense and the pursuit of space exploration. The testing of nuclear weapons by North Korea is expected to figure prominently in talks between the Trump and Jinping during their meeting, the official said on condition of anonymity.

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  • Curry scores 42, Warriors clinch West with win over Suns
Curry scores 42, Warriors clinch West with win over Suns

The Warriors have won 13 straight games since resting their stars at the San Antonio Spurs on March 11th. Both Draymond Green and Andre Iguodala will get some much-needed rest. It appeared early on as if the Warriors would run away with the game. Andrew Wiggins scored 24 points for Minnesota, which couldn't keep up with Golden State's spiff...

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  • Lasith Malinga: Sri Lanka bowler takes T20 hat-trick against Bangladesh
Lasith Malinga: Sri Lanka bowler takes T20 hat-trick against Bangladesh

He retired from Test cricket in 2011 , having claimed 101 wickets, and has 291 in 191 one-day global appearances. Malinga took a hat-trick, his fourth in limited overs cricket, that helped stunt Bangladesh's attempt at a big finish but the damage had been done up front.

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  • Texas' Lieutenant Governor Renews Defense Of 'Bathroom Bill'
Texas' Lieutenant Governor Renews Defense Of 'Bathroom Bill'

It said that "the board remains concerned that some may perceive North Carolina's moratorium against affording opportunities for communities to extend basic civil rights as a signal that discriminatory behaviour is permitted and acceptable, which is inconsistent with the NCAA Bylaws".

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  • Rahm inspired by Ballesteros on Masters debut
Rahm inspired by Ballesteros on Masters debut

And that means Rahm is rated as low as 20/1 to become the first debutant to win the Masters since Fuzzy Zoeller in 1979, with Sunday's final round fittingly falling on a day when two-time champion Ballesteros would have celebrated his 60th birthday.

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  • Antonio Conte reiterates commitment to Chelsea
Antonio Conte reiterates commitment to Chelsea

Conte is well aware of the threat posed by Tottenham and believes six wins from their final eight games could be required to keep Pochettino's in-form side at bay. In what could have been construed as a dig at Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho, who played with six at the back against Chelsea in the FA Cup last month, Guardiola hailed his team...

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  • Filings show Ivanka Trump, husband Jared benefiting from business empire
Filings show Ivanka Trump, husband Jared benefiting from business empire

Kushner and his wife Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and adviser, may be worth up to $741 million, primarily through Kushner Companies real estate developments and investments. They remain the beneficiaries to Kushner's family's real estate business, worth as much as $ 740 million . Ivanka Trump kept a stake in the Trump International ...

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  • Costa peps up Chelsea ahead of Man City clash
Costa peps up Chelsea ahead of Man City clash

City occupy the fourth and final Champions League spot, a point behind Liverpool with a game in hand and five above Manchester United, who have played a game fewer. "In Spain they constantly discuss the generation of midfield players like Xavi, [Andres] Iniesta, Xabi Alonso, [Sergio] Busquets". They want to develop the women's team, they want to im...

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  • Arsenal midfielder Iwobi backs under-fire manager Wenger
Arsenal midfielder Iwobi backs under-fire manager Wenger

Thierry Henry has refused to rule himself out of replacing Arsene Wenger as Arsenal manager. The Frenchman, whose contract expires at the end of the season, is yet to announce whether he will continue as Arsenal boss, having spent nearly 21 years in charge of the Gunners.

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