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Five-time darts world champion Eric Bristow dies aged 60

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He added: 'He was a tremendous player and a huge character, and, even after his retirement, fans would travel for miles to meet him and see him play'. "When you look at the big stars we have produced in Britain, Eric Bristow is right up at the top". Bristow, who won a total of 70 career titles overall, will go down in history as one of the sport's greatest, having been inducted into the PDC Hall of Fame in 2005. Read More »

Australia wins men's team pursuit gold in world-record time

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Australia slowly overpowered the English riders and powered home in three minutes 49.804 seconds to shave almost half a second off the 3:50.265 record which Great Britain set in Rio two years ago. After sitting in third for the first 200m, Horton flicked the switch to run down teammate Jack McLoughlin [silver] and England's Guy James [bronze]. The 17-year-old Ruck went out hard and touched in a Commonwealth Games record time of 1:54.81 to pip Titmuss by a fingernail. Read More »

Tiger Woods falters on Amen Corner in over-par Masters start

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The day after he recorded an ace and then suffered a horrific ankle roll - a moment that most assumed would force him out of the tournament - Tony Finau got stronger as the day progressed on Thursday. "I changed the glove and went pin seeking after that", Spieth said. He finished with two bogeys and a par, and it could have been much worse. JORDAN SPIETH gave Tiger Woods a harsh reminder that time has not stood still after the four-time champion struggled on his return to Augusta . Read More »

Steve Kerr Slams 'Pathetic' Performance Following Heavy Loss To Pacers

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IN outscored Golden State 35-26 in the third period as the Pacers' lead ballooned to 22 and the advantage was 97-77 entering the final quarter. "Just trying, you know, cutting hard, driving, maybe boxing out once in a while". Bogdanovic made 11 of 13 shots, including 6 of 7 3-point attempts as the Pacers sank 15 of 29 shots from beyond the arc. Bojan Bogdanovic led the way for the Pacers with 28 points after having an incredible night from the floor (11-13 from the floor; 6-7 from ... Read More »

Bus carrying fans to the Masters crashes; driver charged with DUI

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Passenger Kip Plowman said the first time the bus swerved, the driver said he turned to avoid "a tire or a piece of metal in the road". He says some patients may require operations, but none of the injuries appear to be life-threatening. It took several hours to clear the crash, and even then authorities advised drivers to look for alternate routes. "Major incident here. Masters traffic affected for sure", state Transportation Department officials said on Twitter. Read More »

City win over United would clinch the title

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United have lost eight of their last 13 league games against City, winning three. When Sir Alex Ferguson called Manchester City "noisy neighbours" in 2009, it was laced with derision. "He's no longer in a team that passes as much as Arsenal ". Mourinho wants to see him become more willing to carry out his defensive duties, and providing he can adapt his game to incorporate that, there's no reason why he can't become an excellent all-rounded midfield player. Read More »

Minnesota Duluth-Ohio State recap

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Does a youthful UMD stand a chance as the NCHC's lone entry? It was the 10th consecutive one-goal game the Bulldogs have played in the NCAA Tournament. For whatever reason, we seemed to be on our heels at the start, and I looked up and after only 3:04, we're down 2-zip. "We let them make mistakes early, but we knew we were going to have to play all those kids". Read More »

Eagle lands on Mariners pitcher James Paxton during national anthem

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We'll see how the early game drama will affect Paxton's start. The Mariners had some fun with it on Twitter immiately after. The bird stopped flying and landed near Paxton. Mariners manager Scott Servais said he thought fellow starting pitcher Felix Hernandez would have run away. "When I saw him like perk up on Paxton's arm, I'm gone", Buxton said. Read More »

Jordan Matthews agrees to a deal with the Patriots

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Gaines, Seantrel Henderson, Deonte Thompson, Shareece Wright and Matthews have signed elsewhere. Webb signed a one-year deal with the Houston Texans. He then had knee and ankle surgeries after being shut down and placed on injured reserve. He racked up 800-plus yards in each of his first three years in the league before dealing with injuries in 2017. In previous seasons, he finished well above his totals last season. Read More »

Supporters to march in support of Zuma at court appearance

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On 16 March, National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) boss Shaun Abrahams announced that Zuma would go on trial on fraud, racketeering, corruption and money laundering charges. But Hlubi-Majola of NUMSA says that Zuma's touted interest in the working class has always been a facade. Ngcobo said the " mother of all prayers " would be held outside court on Friday before the start of court proceedings. Read More »

Mack Horton claims Australia's first gold medal

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The New Zealanders picked up their first gold medal on the track with a victory over England in the men's team sprint. The home crowd were served up a treat in the Anna Meares Velodrome as Australia created history with their world record-winning 4,000m gold. Read More »

LeBron scores 27 as Cavs beat East-leading Raptors, 112-106

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Considering the form that they have been in this season, the Raptors were expected to challenge LeBron James and the Cavaliers and cause an upset in front of Cleveland fans. "It might have looked like it bothered me but it didn't bother me". He had 16 points on 6-for-17 shooting which included him knocking down three of his four 3-pointers. Read More »

Punter Marquette King Agrees to Three-Year Deal With Broncos

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Marquette King's list of potential new teams is growing. The flamboyant punter reportedly has agreed to a three-year contract with the Denver Broncos . In his last two games at Mile High Stadium, he has had 14 punts that averaged 54.1 yards. He will now presumably replace Riley Dixon, who has been the Broncos punter since he was a seventh-round pick in the 2016 draft. Read More »

Record-breaking Mirabai Chanu claims India's first CWG gold

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Mirabai Chanu went on a record-smashing spree, claiming three of them in a power-packed performance, to secure India's first gold. Born in Imphal, she entered the big leagues when she won gold medal at the 2017 Weightlifting World Championships, becoming the first Indian to do so since Karnam Malleswari in 1995. Read More »

Union Finance Minister Jaitley suffering from Kidney related disease

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The future course of his treatment would be determined by the doctors who are treating him. The Finance Minister is now working from the controlled environment at home. Sixty-five-year-old Jaitley was undergoing diagnostic tests and doctors hinted that it was a kidney-related ailment, the agency quoted sources as saying. Read More »

Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne: 'Nothing wrong with bus welcome'

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After Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had rocketed the Reds 2-0 up, Salah then laid in a flawless cross for Sadio Mane to put Jurgen Klopp's side three goals to the good. "We started with enormous personality but they scored a goal". "In the second half we tried everything but we couldn't find a goal". However, attention must first turn to Saturday's tricky trip to Goodison Park. Read More »

Commonwealth Games: Sally Pearson set to withdraw from Gold Coast 2018

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The 31-year-old has been plagued by injury since she won her second Commonwealth crown in Glasgow in 2014. The 2012 Olympic champion Pearson, who won a second world title in the 100 metres hurdles at London previous year, had been the face of the Gold Coast event, and far and away the top drawcard for athletics at Carrara Stadium. Read More »

Celtics' Kyrie Irving to miss rest of season after knee surgery

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Irving underwent knee surgery on March 24, but an orthopedic specialist with Southcoast Health told NBC Sports Boston that Irving was showing good signs of improvement. That is no longer the case, a huge blow to the Celtics' chances in the playoffs. And in Round 2, the Celtics are either going to face LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers or a young Philadelphia 76ers squad that has won 12 straight games. Read More »

Won't play in IPL even if they invite me, says Shahid Afridi

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In this year's PSL, the former Pakistan captain represented the Karachi Kings. "Who is he? Why are we giving importance to him". Appalling and worrisome situation ongoing in the Indian Occupied Kashmir.Innocents being shot down by oppressive regime to clamp voice of self determination & independence. Read More »

Loaded field set to tee off at Augusta

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Where is the US Masters held? "He sent me a letter after I had won, and that was incredible to receive, just because I had grew up watching him", Parziale said. Woods has been away from golf for much of the last few years because of his four back surgeries. He simply said "someone else" is playing well when asked about the favorites. Read More »

Broncos Player Under Investigation For Shark Catch

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If you're wondering how you even go about trying to catch a shark that big, here's a video that shows how Miller was able to pull it off. The only way Miller would have committed any sort of wildlife violation is if he killed the shark. Read More »

Gururaja claims silver, opens India's CWG medal account

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The world's No.1 triathlete and a double Olympic champion gymnast also won gold to round out a positive opening to the Games. The Guardian also learnt yesterday that apart from the anxiety in Team Nigeria's camp, organisers of the Commonwealth Games are also unhappy that Okagbare will not be defending the sprint titles she won at the last Games. Read More »

The way this team plays, everything is possible, says De Bruyne

De Bruyne, who was one of the players in the bus at the time, has rather surprisingly claimed the incident did bother him too much. "I don't think we played bad", he added. "Obviously they have a big advantage". The Reds are in a strong position for progression to the last four in Europe, though a titanic second-leg tussle awaits despite the three-goal lead. Read More »

BUCKS 106, CELTICS 102: Kadeem Allen starts at guard for depleted C's

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The Bucks had a rate of 0.576 (above their season average of 0.533), while the Celtics posted a mark of 0.512. He had a team-high 24 points on 9-for-15 shooting with four rebounds , two assists and two steals. Jayson Tatum tallied 20 points in defeat. Toronto, meanwhile, had a better offensive rebounding percentage (21.4 vs. 17.8). DeMar DeRozan leads Toronto with 23.4 points plus 5.2 assists per contest. Read More »

Augusta National to host women's tournament ahead of Masters

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The decision is radical in that it adds another competition to the two already in place, but also because Augusta National was, for decades, an all-male club. "We do hope this will attract a significant number of people who want to come to Augusta National, Ridley said". "We are always looking for new ways to benefit and impact the game", said Ridley. Read More »

Police launch investigation into Manchester City bus attack before Liverpool match

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However, he endured a torrid time against Salah and it was a relief for him - and a worry for Liverpool - when the winger was forced off with an apparent groin injury early in the second half. It was Firmino who picked City apart for the opening goal for Salah, while the Egyptian turned provider for Mane's header to put Liverpool three up before half-time. Read More »

BCCI media rights: Star wins auction for almost $1 billion

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Rupert Murdoch's Star paid $592 million (38.5 billion rupees) for the rights to broadcast India's home matches from 2012-2018. Star bagged the consolidated rights, which will not only bolster its sports network, but also boost content for its popular digital platform Hotstar which competes with the likes of Netflix and Amazon. Read More »

Mirabai Chanu starts India's golden run in Gold Coast

Having won the World Championship in November 2017, she was one of the favourites to win this event and bring home a gold medal. Chanu was a class apart on a day where her competitors finished miles behind her. I kept going to Mirabai's house and telling them that she was a good lifter. So I gave her special training and told her parents that she was special, she needed to be sent to training every day, she had quality of the kind that could get worldwide medals. Read More »

Lue Will Return to Coach the Cavs on Thursday

After hosting the Wizards, the Cavs will play at Philadelphia and play the New York Knicks twice next week. However, he has since taken medication, changed his diet, adjusted his sleeping patterns and begun an exercise program, while recently being around the team before and after games at their training facility in Independence, Ohio. Read More »

UFC 227: Garbrandt-Dillashaw II booked for LA

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After receiving a new contract today, a fight has come along with it for UFC bantamweight champion, TJ Dillashaw . The card is scheduled for August 4 from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Cody Garbrandt face-to-face with TJ Dillashaw . No other fights have been announced for the card but it is unclear if Dillashaw and Garbrandt will be the main event. Read More »

Ohtani hits first ML homer in first Angel Stadium at-bat

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Jim Johnson, Jose Alvarez, Cam Bedrosian , Keynan Middleton , Blake Wood , Blake Parker, Luke Bard and Noe Ramirez (1-2) not only held the Indians scoreless, but they allowed just two hits in reliever of starter Tyler Skaggs . "He showed the ability to just square up a baseball, and he had a great night for us". Trout's second home run of the season opened the scoring for the Angels, a solo shot off the wall in right-center. Read More »

Liverpool face anxious wait over Mohamed Salah injury

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I have confidence in this team and the way we play but it's going to need something special. De Bruyne has contributed seven goals and a league-high 15 assists without shirking his responsibilities in City's engine room. "I already saw [things like this] before". Salah went up to Watford goalkeeper and apologised for scoring four goals past him. "It would be nice, obviously", he said. Read More »

Zlatan Ibrahimovic trolls Cristiano Ronaldo over bicycle kick goal against Juventus

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After his sensational debut for LA Galaxy on Saturday, Zlatan Ibrahimovic leads the star-studded list of in-form cards in this week's EA Sports Team Of the Week. Of course you do! The 36-year-old, who is known to speak his mind, did make a statement when asked about the quality of Ronaldo's goal with many suggesting that it could be among the greatest goals ever scored in the Champions League . Read More »

No Issues With Jose Mourinho, Paul Pogba Insists

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Even so, Pogba said recently he has "no problem" with Mourinho in an interview with Telefoot (h/t Chris Burton of Goal ). With this in mind though, Mourinho's men still have a lot to play for themselves, with their place in next season's Champions League not yet solidified, but looks a sure-thing nonetheless. Read More »