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Emotional Jason Day quits Match Play to be with ailing mother

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He was drinking. He was getting into fights. His mother took out a second mortgage on the house and borrowed money from relatives to pay for his schooling. Day, 29, revealed his mother had joined him and his family in Columbus, Ohio, recently and they had taken heart from a more positive diagnosis from doctors since. Read More »

Mets' Tebow has 1st 2-hit day, raising average to .214

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In his 10th plate appearance of camp, the ex-NFL quarterback singled to left to record his first Grapefruit League hit in Monday's 6-4 win over the Marlins at First Data Field. "The wind was blowing extremely hard to the corner, so you knew it was going to carry a little bit farther", Tebow said. "I talked to everybody involved and they're all for it, so we'll do that". Read More »

Gareth Southgate: England manager impressed by new system

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England outplayed Die Mannschaft for large periods of the game in Dortmund, but "Der Hammer" Podolski unleashed a sublime, rasping strike in the second half to secure victory for his country and the ideal ending to his global career. "It has been mentioned to me". But the evening was ruined by sections of England fans who sang distasteful chants about the war just hours after the very bad Westminster attacks. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton could join Ferrari: Mark Webber makes shock F1 claim

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There could still be a few bumps in the road ahead, however. The four-time world champion knows he will have to contend with Kimi Raikkonen for No.1 at the team . Bookmakers are less convinced, with many installing Hamilton as unbackable favourite to win a fourth world title and also the race at Albert Park on Sunday. Read More »

Harris, Barton lead Nuggets' rout of Cavs

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Lue has talked about wanting to play Korver and Smith together at the end of games with LeBron James sliding up to the four and either Kevin Love and Tristan Thompson at center. It wasn't that the Nuggets were supposed to win that game, it's that they could've won that game and they didn't. Denver answered Cleveland's run with one of their own - with Kenneth Faried dissecting the Cavaliers interior defense, keying a 13-2 run that gave the Nuggets a double-digit lead they would not ... Read More »

Mercedes wary of rivals after rule changes, says Wolff

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The 35-year-old Alonso was frustrated with the poor performance of the Honda-powered McLaren cars during winter testing, having already endured two bleak seasons since returning to the team in 2015. "I'm assuming they're bringing something new", he said, "which I'm excited to see". "As the season goes on obviously, I'm sure the cars will have big progression". Read More »

Crew Chiefs Paul Wolfe & Rodney Childers Suspended After Phoenix Penalties

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To lose a guy like that, it definitely hurts. Crew chief Paul Wolfe was fined $65,000 and will be suspended for the next three races. NASCAR penalized Keselowski and team owner Roger Penske 35-points each after the No. While there has been no word from Stewart-Haas Racing on whether the team will appeal or who will sub for Childers, Brian Wilson, former chief engineer on the Keselowski team will be on the pit box in California. Read More »

Jason Day Withdraws From Golf Tournament, Breaks Down Over Mum's Cancer

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Family's first, it's just hard times". Day says his mother, Dening, was diagnosed in Australia at the start of the year and was told she had 12 months to live. But he has a tough road to win his group with the loss. The tournament is sanctioned by the European Tour, of which he is a member, the PGA Tour of Australasia and the Asian Tour. Read More »

Mercedes new recruit Valterri Bottas embracing F1 opportunity

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Fittipaldi, the world champion in 1972 and 1974, expects Bottas to be a genuine contender for the title, which in turn will bring about a greater level of performance from Hamilton. "I think Ferrari is looking very strong", said Bottas. "We have had for years a map that allows us to use more horsepower in qualifying ". "The Hisense screens we have in place throughout our corporate hospitality and media centre look fantastic and are instrumental in providing our fans and media with clear ... Read More »

India vs Australia 2017: Mohammed Shami to Return for Dharamshala Test

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The Australian skipper said it was "funny" to compare Kohli with Trump and believed the Indian cricket captain also found it amusing. On Monday, Smith was asked about Kohli's celebration - the Indian skipper touched his injured shoulder with his hand -and the Australian captain referred to India's physio Patrick Farhart. Read More »

GOP leaders boost pressure as health bill crunch time nears

The release of the poll results comes amid reports Republican leaders are struggling to secure enough votes to approve the bill in the House. Duncan said that while the GOP plan is far from ideal and more steps should be taken to reduce the federal government's role in healthcare, "I support the bill because it's a move in a different and better direction than the nightmare of Obamacare". Read More »

NCAA tournament: Badgers survive and advance

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Bronson Koenig's game-high 28 points were compiled nearly exclusively from three-point range, where the senior point guard was 8-of-17 (he was 9-of-21 overall). The Hokies have relied on two fifth-year seniors this year, including one who previously played in the NCAA Tournament - Maryland transfer Seth Allen, who is averaging 13.4 points on 54 percent shooting (45 percent from 3-point range). Read More »

Russell Westbrook first to be perfect on FGs, FTs in triple-double

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Westbrook entered the third quarter needing four rebounds and three assists for the triple-double. And the attacking style enabled Oklahoma City to almost double up the Sixers in free-throw attempts. The only intriguing triple-double-related milestone left in Westbrook's season will be whether or not he can keep up his stats for another few weeks and end the season averaging a triple-double for the first time since Oscar Robertson did it in 1961-62. Read More »

De Kock doubtful for Hamilton Test, may opt out of IPL

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De Kock had an X-ray in Hamilton Wednesday which showed his finger was not broken but that he suffered ligament damage when the injury occurred during the second test in Wellington. "He is going to need a period of recovery". In the long-term, there is every likelihood of him missing out on the IPL because of the expected recovery time. Read More »

Talbot turns in 2nd straight shutout, Oilers blank Kings 2-0

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Give them credit. They played a good game with the lead". Draisaitl banged his 25th of the year past Jonathan Bernier with help from McDavid and Maroon seconds after Ryan Kesler hit the iron at the other end, then McDavid wheeled around Cam Fowler after a Draisaitl feed and tucked one around Bernier. Read More »

Mourinho to reward Rojo with new Man Utd deal

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As a result, United's tour the following summer was shorter. "Everybody is excited for the tour and it gives us the opportunity to play in front of some of the millions of Manchester United supporters which we have across the U.S.". "We're all very excited to begin our preparations for the new season in the U.S.". Tottenham ambassador Ledley King told the launch event he believes the ICC will provide much-needed high-level competition at a crucial stage of pre-season. Read More »

Paul Stastny week to week for Blues

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The game was tied 1-all after two periods before Paajarvi deflected Ivan Barbashev's shot past Pickard at 5:05 of the third. Yeo also was pleased that Schwartz finally scored a goal after going 15 consecutive games without one, and hopes that will be a breakthrough for Schwartz. Read More »

Christian Pulisic scores first UEFA Champions League goal in incredible fashion

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Aubameyang would score the team's last two goals to seal his hat-trick. "You can not expect that you will score four goals against a team like them", Tuchel said after the game. Tuchel was ecstatic with his team's display, especially Aubameyang's return to form. "But in the second half we came back and had a lot of transitions, won a lot of challenges and had a lot of good energy". Read More »

Damian Lillard scores a season-high in Portland's win over Miami

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It was a brilliantly efficient performance from Lillard, who went 14-of-21 from the field, including 9-of-12 from downtown, becoming the first Trail Blazer to ever knock down 1,000 career 3-pointers, and the first player to put up 49 points on 21 or less shots since Amar'e Stoudemire almost 10 years ago. Read More »

Muirfield votes to allow women members

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R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers said: "In the light of today's decision by the Honourable Company we can confirm that Muirfield will become a venue for The Open once again". As a result, whilst clubs with both male and female members could discriminate between members it remained open for Muirfield not to allow female members at all. Read More »

Denver Nuggets Game Recap: Defensive Woes Doom Cavs

Despite 33 points from Kyrie Irving , persistent struggles on defense all night sent the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 126-113 defeat by the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center on Wednesday night. The Nuggets shot 7-of-10 from 3-point range in the second quarter. This is the first time the Cavs have been at full strength in some time. The Nuggets took a 73-59 lead into the break. Read More »

Ranking Boston Celtics' Potential First Round Matchups

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IN has alternated wins and losses over its last 10 games but did pick up a nice win over the Jazz on Monday night as a 2.5-point underdog. Rotation regulars Terry Rozier and Jonas Jerebko did not play (coaches decision), as did Gerald Green whose status has fluctuated in and out of the rotation most of this season. Read More »

Jaguars sign former Raiders tight end Mychal Rivera

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Rivera only has 144 receptions throughout his career but he definitely has potential as he earned All-SEC honors in college while playing for the University of Tennessee. Rivera had visited the New York Jets earlier this week before agreeing to a deal with Jacksonville. With Marcedes Lewis transitioning to more of a blocking tight end role, Rivera should see plenty of targets. Read More »

Wawrinka backs Federer to become oldest No.1

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Rafael Nadal celebrated the grand opening of the Tatel Spanish outlet in Miami, just ahead of the Miami Open tournament. For sure he has a big shot. Federer himself was a bit surprised about his progress since making his return from a six-month injury lay off. Read More »

Barry Bonds: Returning to Giants 'what I'm supposed to do'

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Bonds, who was the Marlins' hitting coach in 2016, was at San Francisco's spring camp Wednesday, starting a week as an instructor. Bonds finished his career with 762 homers, but the seven-time NL MVP has fallen well short of election into the Hall of Fame since he first appeared on the baseball writers' ballot in 2013. Read More »

Trump Took Another Swing at Kaepernick During Louisville Rally

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Trump took credit Monday for Kaepernick's ongoing foray into free agency, which has gone longer than some expected possibly because of the QB's political stand last season. They think showing no interest is a form of punishment. With that being said, just because teams haven't been jumping at the chance to bring Kaepernick on board doesn't mean they aren't capable of changing their mind at some point. Read More »

Ex-Baylor football player accused of 2013 sexual assault

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It was unclear when he would be extradited back to Waco, but law enforcement officials said he would be brought back if he failed to post bond. The details surrounding the alleged assault are unknown because the indictment is sealed. The suit said the school program was used to "engage in sexual acts with the recruits to help secure the recruits' commitment to Baylor" and that the school had an "unofficial policy of looking the other way when there was sexual intercourse between the Bruins ... Read More »

Sanchez, Ozil Contract Talks Suspended - Wenger

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As any viewer of Arsenal Fan TV is more than aware, their desperation has been ramping up to previously unknown heights in recent weeks. "Sometimes you can have hard moments but he's always been there for the team". It was bad enough when Leicester City dumped Claudio Ranieri just months after they won the Premier League. "It is better you get it out and sit down in the summer". Read More »

Brook to defend IBF belt against Spence on May 27

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But after failing to land an all-British clash with Amir Khan, Brook has made a decision to defend the title he won with victory over Shawn Porter in August 2014. "Thirty-thousand Brits? Bring it on", Spence said. Coming off the fight with GGG, this is an extremely tough fight to come back to, but I believe Kell Brook is the best welterweight in the world and he will have the chance to prove it on May 27. Read More »

Ireland tight-lipped on how they'll deal with Bale

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The 27-year-old was one of the stars of the European Championships in France last summer and remains crucial to the Welsh cause of which O'Neill is well aware with some suggesting the player could be man marked on Friday night. "Bale is going to have moments in the game where he is going to create something so it is about limiting those chances and stop the rest of them as well". Read More »

Cheltenham Gold Cup report: Sizing John the hero

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Native River has been a revelation this season, with victories in the Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury, the Welsh National at Chepstow and the Denman Chase at Newbury a clear testament of his quality. "I don't know when I'll come down to earth". "This is the jewel in the crown, I've been watching and listening for as long as I can remember". Harrington labelled the victory "amazing", and added: "It's his jumping that got him here". Read More »