• Houston Astros at Texas Rangers Free Preview
Houston Astros at Texas Rangers Free Preview

The right-hander who pitched for the Astros in 2016, the year before they won their first World Series, allowed only Max Stassi 's RBI double in the fifth in his new home ballpark, where he had an 8.73 ERA coming in. Elvis Andrus led off the ninth against Ken Giles , the third Astros reliever, with a double. It took the veteran 90 pitches to br...

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  • James about to surpass Jordan's record
James about to surpass Jordan's record

With a two-handed dunk over Solomon Hill in the first quarter, James reached double figures in scoring for the 867th consecutive game, breaking the all-time record set by Jordan. He scored eight points in a blowout loss against the Cavaliers on March 22, 1986, before his streak began. The streak lasted until December 27, 2001, per Elias Sports Bure...

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  • Cardinals add closer Greg Holland
Cardinals add closer Greg Holland

Louis making the arrangement with Holland. Injury report: The Orioles placed designated hitter Mark Trumbo on the 10-day DL with a right quadriceps strain. Holland, 31, has averaged 34 saves over seven seasons, the first six of which were spent in Kansas City. He added that with the Cardinals' projected closer Luke Gregerson on the disabled...

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  • Broad puts England in driver's seat
Broad puts England in driver's seat

When Kane Williamson edged James Anderson down the leg side, New Zealand were in about as big a hole as they could have been: 36 for 5 in response to 307 with both their world-class batsman, plus the in-form Henry Nicholls back in the pavilion and a lengthy tail to follow.

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  • Markram ton leaves SA to handily placed on day one
Markram ton leaves SA to handily placed on day one

Proteas opening batsman Aiden Markram said after the opening day of the fourth Test at Wanderers on Friday that there was less chatting from the Australian players. And with Philander and Kagiso Rabada starting bowling spells that were equally threatening in totally contrasting styles, the pressure built from the start.

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  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic Reaches Los Angeles, Could Make Galaxy Debut In Derby
Zlatan Ibrahimovic Reaches Los Angeles, Could Make Galaxy Debut In Derby

I wanted to come here, and it didn't happen. "I think the coach wants to build it up and make me comfortable, settle in, get to know the way things are normally [done here]". I'm sure he'll tell you the same. "I am looking forward to getting on the field". "He likes competition, he likes challenges", said Schmid. I always feel sad when the big ...

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  • Lue to rejoin Cavs as observer Friday
Lue to rejoin Cavs as observer Friday

The Pelicans , who finished 21-9 against the Eastern Conference this season, have only six games remaining in the regular season, with Sunday's a critical one against close-in-the-standings Oklahoma City. He didn't return and the Cavs said he'd be re-evaluated Saturday."It was really unfortunate, first of all that George, that he sustained the inj...

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  • Church to hold Easter egg hunt, vigil
Church to hold Easter egg hunt, vigil

With new leadership at The Haven in Camp Verde, Daniels, who doubles as the Human Resources Manager, says she wants people to come out to the Easter egg hunt and to "get to know us". March 31 . All children are welcome. The Easter Bunny will be available for pictures from 10:30 a.m. -noon. Three- and 4-year-olds pick up eggs April 15 during las...

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  • Collins Shocks Venus; Thursday Semifinals on Tap at Miami Open
Collins Shocks Venus; Thursday Semifinals on Tap at Miami Open

The 2017 French Open champion was on the attack for nearly the entire match with Svitolina content to play a counter-punching style. Williams was desperately trying to claw her way back in but it was to be Collins' moment. 9. "Of course I was working on my mentality more, because I need my confidence and to be more consistent", she said. "I...

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association confirms no British referees will take part at Russia World Cup
Federation Internationale de Football Association confirms no British referees will take part at Russia World Cup

In addition, Mohammadreza Mansouri and Reza Sokhandan have both also been selected as 2 of the 63 Assistant Referees to feature during the worldwide tournament in June this year. The apps that will be most used by World Cup viewers in Europe are YouTube (90 per cent), followed by Facebook (76 per cent), WhatsApp (65 per cent), Facebook Messenge...

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  • 76ers center Joel Embiid will have surgery for orbital fracture suffered Wednesday
76ers center Joel Embiid will have surgery for orbital fracture suffered Wednesday

Joel Embiid is injured but his sense of humor is not. Fultz and Embiid collided on a handoff play in the second quarter of tonight's game against the New York Knicks . "I was trying to get the ball", Fultz said after the game, according to NBC Sports Philadelphia. Ultimately, I'd expect the Sixers to play more like a league-average team durin...

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  • Emma Gonzalez Stands in Silence During Powerful March For Our Lives Speech
Emma Gonzalez Stands in Silence During Powerful March For Our Lives Speech

Emma then stood in silence with tears streaming down her face until the timer on her phone marked the six minutes and 20 seconds. Rep. Steve King (R-IA) spent the majority of his weekend mocking March For Our Lives protesters. "Its about making them feel better, and making them feel more supported and working to help them so they can hav...

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  • Social media explodes as Giancarlo Stanton makes Yankees debut with a bang
Social media explodes as Giancarlo Stanton makes Yankees debut with a bang

Stanton, the reigning NL MVP acquired in an off-season trade with Miami, gave NY an early 2-0 lead by sending an 0-1 offering from Happ into the stands in right-centre field in the first inning. "I think they're both in a great place", first-year Yankees manager Aaron Boone said, before adding what may stand as the season-long understatement of t...

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  • Women's Final Four throws an exclusive party
Women's Final Four throws an exclusive party

No. 2 SC was hoping to win a second straight title, but the Gamecocks won't even reach the Final Four after failing to keep up with top-seeded CT. Buffalo had done outstandingly to reach the Sweet 16 after knocking off Florida State in the second round, but facing the defending national champions in SC was always going to be another step up in ...

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  • Warner steps down as SRH captain
Warner steps down as SRH captain

Also, their participation in the tournament is also under threat post the bans sanctioned by Cricket Australia . "In hindsight, if he is not there, the team is strong enough to replace him", Saha told reporters at the Calcutta Sports Journalists' Club days before leaving for Hyderabad to join the camp.

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  • Renshaw added to Australia squad for final South Africa Test
Renshaw added to Australia squad for final South Africa Test

Now playing in the Sheffield Shield final in Brisbane, Renshaw is due to fly out Tuesday (March 27) night to join the squad in Johannesburg ahead of the game that starts Friday (March 30). It's understood preparations were made for Renshaw to be substituted out of the match but they may not be required as an early end to the five-day decider looms.

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  • Foreign Minister Julie Bishop
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop

The federal government is expelling two Russian spies after a poisoning episode in the United Kingdom earlier this month . Concerns the fall-out from the Skripal poisoning affair could spill over into the World Cup increased on Monday as Iceland announced its leaders would follow the UK's lead in boycotting the FIFA World Cup in Russian Fe...

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  • The NFL simplifies catch rule, adds targeting foul and other changes
The NFL simplifies catch rule, adds targeting foul and other changes

Rich McKay, the chairman of the Competition Committee, said the Bryant reversal was the start of the National Football League realizing a rule change needed to be made. "I think the Dez Bryant was the start of us realizing something needs to change", McKay said. Jesse James of the Pittsburgh Steelers dives for the end zone.

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  • Anthony Joshua: 'I Take Parker Seriously But Don't Fear Him'
Anthony Joshua: 'I Take Parker Seriously But Don't Fear Him'

Unified world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua has asked former world champion Tyson Fury to join him at Matchroom Boxing so that the two can arrange to fight each other. big fight announcer Michael Buffer to crank up the hype. I'm not doing it just for myself. 'I am not here to put on a show, I want to bring those belts back, said the New...

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  • Jeff Capel, Duke associate head coach, is heading to Pitt, sources say
Jeff Capel, Duke associate head coach, is heading to Pitt, sources say

He also spent five seasons as the head coach at Oklahoma and four seasons at the helm at VCU . Blue Devils Coach Mike Krzyzewski is 71 years old and, while he has not talked of retirement, he can't coach forever, either. Duke's season ended Sunday with a loss to top-seeded Kansas in the Midwest Region final. Capel's 35-foot runner wasn't a vic...

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