• Fans travel to cheer on the Astros for Opening Day
Fans travel to cheer on the Astros for Opening Day

Overall, it marks the 18th season that the Astros and Rangers have played in the regular season with the victor of the year's series receiving the coveted Silver Boot. Justin Verlander is through six innings of scoreless ball. Because of Joey Gallo's huge power, Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch used a unique tactic to ensure the Texas Rang...

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  • Ibrahimovic excited for LA Galaxy debut
Ibrahimovic excited for LA Galaxy debut

When I came to England, they all said I was old. 'Things goes how they are not supposed to. "I think this period with Galaxy will be very good for him, will be very good for American football, because what he can do, what he can teach, what he can attract, his personality, his passion for football, the level of professionalism he always has", t...

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  • Colorado Rockies: Greg Holland finally has a contract
Colorado Rockies: Greg Holland finally has a contract

The Athletic noted the move is complete pending a physical. Earlier on Thursday, FanRag Sports' Jon Heyman first reported about the deal being close and then added that it was just about done, pending a physical. The Mets have tabbed righty Jacob deGrom as their starter. deGrom recorded 239 strikeouts over 201 innings previous year (with on...

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  • Rusty Staub, legendary original Expo and six-time all-star, dies at 73
Rusty Staub, legendary original Expo and six-time all-star, dies at 73

In his retirement he also quietly and without fanfare fed millions of needy people via food pantries and other services run through Catholic Charities. You never forget your first sports hero. "First hockey game I ever saw, we had a day game and he got a bunch of tickets, it was a playoff game Canadiens vs.

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  • Grant Hill to enter Basketball Hall of Fame
Grant Hill to enter Basketball Hall of Fame

The formal announcement for the full 2018 Hall of Fame class will come at a Final Four news conference in San Antonio this weekend. He appeared in 435 games, averaging 16.4 points, 6.4 rebounds and 6.3 assists. Nash played for the Mavs from 1998-2004, winning an MVP during the 2004-05 season and then again the following season with the Phoenix S...

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  • Getting to Know Your Yankee Hitting Coaches: Marcus Thames And PJ Pilittere
Getting to Know Your Yankee Hitting Coaches: Marcus Thames And PJ Pilittere

Judge, however, doesn't have the same track record, leaving some to wonder whether he can avoid a sophomore slump. "You never know what the results are going to turn out to be, but as far as the preparation going into the season, I think I was able to progress gradually during spring versus last spring", Tanaka said .

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  • National Football League owners OK simplified catch language
National Football League owners OK simplified catch language

This prompted the Bert Emanuel Rule, which allowed for the football to touch the ground so long as it was firmly in the receiver's control. In hopes of clarifying what has consistently been one of the most frustrating issues on the field, the league announced Tuesday that it had redefined, and hopefully simplified, what constitutes a catch .

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  • National Football League cheerleader, fired over Instagram post, files complaint claiming discrimination
National Football League cheerleader, fired over Instagram post, files complaint claiming discrimination

According to the report the team accused Davis of violating team policy by appearing nude, semi-nude or in lingerie in an Instagram photo. But on Sunday, the New York Times published an infuriating report that reveals that some teams exert nearly maniacal control over both the public image and personal lives of cheerleaders - all based on toxi...

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  • Giants' Shurmur expecting WR Beckham at offseason workouts
Giants' Shurmur expecting WR Beckham at offseason workouts

When asked about the video released earlier this month that appears to show Beckham holding a brown cigarette, Gettleman joked he only saw the pizza, via Paul Schwartz of the New York Post. Last season, Beckham fractured his left ankle in Week 5 against the Los Angeles Chargers. In no way does this suggest a trade is going to happen, or tha...

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  • Lionel Messi to Line Up against Spain on Tuesday
Lionel Messi to Line Up against Spain on Tuesday

Having missed out on selection for Argentina's most recent worldwide selection, behind Messi, Sergio Aguero and Gonzalo Higuain , Dybala has work to do if he is to force his way into his national side for this summer's World Cup. "Winning the World Cup is the first hurdle to that". Even so, it's an honor for me to coach him. "He told me: "...

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  • Larry Nassar's MSU Boss Arrested & Jailed ... Faces Felony Charge
Larry Nassar's MSU Boss Arrested & Jailed ... Faces Felony Charge

Strampel, 70, is listed on an Ingham County website as being in the Ingham County Jail. Charges against Strampel have not been disclosed. Strampel's arrest was first reported by the Detroit Free Press , and WILX-TV earlier reported that state police were seen outside Strampel's Lansing-area home.

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  • Injured Courtois pulls out of Belgium squad
Injured Courtois pulls out of Belgium squad

Belgium and Chelsea star Eden Hazard has admitted he knows little about his national team's upcoming opponent Saudi Arabia . The Chelsea talisman has been persistently linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge, with Real Madrid believed to be interested in signing the Belgium worldwide.

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  • Joseph Parker team confirms secret elbow surgery ahead of Anthony Joshua fight
Joseph Parker team confirms secret elbow surgery ahead of Anthony Joshua fight

In comparison, a switch to the UFC, the richest fight sport promoter in the world, could offer Joshua the chance to earn as much as $50 million per fight. The 28-year-old is 20-0 lifetime with 20 knockouts, and he's helped infuse the heavyweight division with some serious juice thanks to his punishing power.

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  • Stephen Curry in good spirits despite MCL injury
Stephen Curry in good spirits despite MCL injury

The two-time NBA MVP immediately began hopping and then limping in pain. By comparison, Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball and LA Clippers / Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin missed 15 and 14 games, respectively, after suffering MCL sprains earlier this season.

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  • Dillian Whyte Beats Lucas Browne with Vicious 6th-Round Knockout
Dillian Whyte Beats Lucas Browne with Vicious 6th-Round Knockout

The raucous celebrations at the O2 Arena were immediately muted when concerns were raised over Browne, who was out cold before he hit the mat. Browne was gracious enough to give Whyte a shout-out on social media, on a day where Australian sport has made the headlines for all the wrong reasons .

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  • Loyola-Chicago preview, predictions: Which team reaches Final Four?
Loyola-Chicago preview, predictions: Which team reaches Final Four?

And in the Midwest, bluebloods Kansas and Duke advanced to a chalk regional final in Omaha, Nebraska. Sling TV : TBS is included in both the "Sling Blue" and "Sling Orange" channel packages. That all changed in the Regional Final where they torched a very talented Texas A&M team . The Wildcats (25-11) finished fourth in the Big 12 (10-8) and ...

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  • Muller wonderstrike sees Germany finish level with Spain
Muller wonderstrike sees Germany finish level with Spain

Spain , who host Argentina on Tuesday in Madrid, are now 17 games unbeaten while Germany's run is 22 without defeat as they prepare to play Brazil in Berlin, also on Tuesday. Draxler tried to replicate Muller's goal shortly after the restart but this time De Gea made a wonderful save, diving high to his left to tip the 25-yard drive away.

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  • Ricciardo Loses Calm, Lashes Out at Stewards For Grid Penalty
Ricciardo Loses Calm, Lashes Out at Stewards For Grid Penalty

I missed a lot of the Sunday build-up, which was not fun. "I've never seen him as angry as he was last night". Caught out by the new formula one rule only introduced this year, the Aussie's hopes of claiming a home grand prix have been dealt a major blow as a result of the penalty and he didn't hold back when asked how he felt about it.

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  • Martin '08 charged in connection with threatening Instagram post
Martin '08 charged in connection with threatening Instagram post

The Los Angeles Times reported that Martin is expected to surrender to authorities on Tuesday. "4 counts of making criminal threats and 1 count of possessing a loaded firearm". A day later when Martin was arrested , police found a loaded 12-gauge shotgun, knife, and ax located in his auto. The Dolphins suspended Incognito for his alleged r...

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  • Vince McMahon's XFL Revival Faces Early Competition
Vince McMahon's XFL Revival Faces Early Competition

Troy Polamalu and Hines Ward will serve as player relations executives with The Alliance, bringing a combined 38 years of professional football experience to the league. He said he was strategic in choosing the time of year the American Alliance of Football will play, since people still crave Fantasy Football and watching games once the season i...

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  • Roger Federer closer to Rafael Nadal, Juan Martin del Potro climbs list
Roger Federer closer to Rafael Nadal, Juan Martin del Potro climbs list

He's got a tough job sometimes and sometimes not, so depends on how you take it.' Explaining his shockingly decisive tie-break, Federer said: 'I started badly . The Swiss ace was favorite to win the title going into the summit clash, but failed to convert three match points as the Argentine fought back to end Federer's unbeaten start to the season...

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  • Young Cincinnati fan weeps as Nevada rallies from 22 down to win
Young Cincinnati fan weeps as Nevada rallies from 22 down to win

It was the second-biggest comeback in tournament history, behind BYU's comeback from a 25-point deficit against Iona in the 2012 First Four. The Boilermakers set a school record for victories in a season and are in the regional semifinals for the fourth time under coach Matt Painter.

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  • Premier League Review - Matchday 31
Premier League Review - Matchday 31

Keys reckons one of the first things Liverpool should do next season is take the famous No.7 shirt from James Milner and give it to Salah, who now wears No.11. Which team in the world would not like to have a player of the quality of Coutinho? "I always felt calm about it because I knew I had not said what they were accusing me of", the 26-ye...

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  • Bermuda-Missing US Student,4th Ld-Writethru, US
Bermuda-Missing US Student,4th Ld-Writethru, US

The body of an American teenager missing in Bermuda has been found by police. A Philadelphia college freshman went missing in Bermuda last weekend while traveling with his school rugby team. "Police are appealing to members of the public who have witnessed these incidents or may have information pertaining to them to contact their respective ...

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  • March Madness: Michigan hits buzzer-beater to beat Houston
March Madness: Michigan hits buzzer-beater to beat Houston

The two will likely be guarding each other a lot, and whichever one gets the better of the matchup will likely determine which team advances to the Sweet 16 in Los Angeles. Poole's teammates weren't surprised the freshman reserve would hit the clutch shot. I looked at the bench and saw everybody celebrating and I was always thinking that if I hit a...

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  • Minister for Multiculturalism goes all green to celebrate St. Patrick Day
Minister for Multiculturalism goes all green to celebrate St. Patrick Day

Shamrock is the symbol of Ireland and St. Patrick, and it became the latter because St. Patrick used it when teaching people about the holy trinity in the Christian religion. Patrick's Day parade transpired. According to the US Census, 32.7 million US residents claimed Irish ancestry in 2015 . "There's probably more music in pubs in P.E...

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  • Detroit Lions find their veteran running back in LeGarrette Blount
Detroit Lions find their veteran running back in LeGarrette Blount

The Detroit Lions added depth in the backfield, signing LeGarrette Blount and re-signing Zach Zenner . The Lions announced that they signed the eight-year veteran on Friday. Detroit struggled between the tackles last season with Ameer Abdullah failing to live up to expectations. Detroit is trying to fix a running game that ranked last ...

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  • Shakib and Nurul sanctioned for unruly Colombo conduct
Shakib and Nurul sanctioned for unruly Colombo conduct

To find out how to watch a live stream of the Bangladesh vs. Sri Lanka match, see the streaming information at the bottom of this article. Dhawan has scored close to 200 runs in the tournament while skipper Rohit is back in form after an 89 off 61 balls against the same opposition in last group league match.

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  • Morocco submits bid to host 2026 football World Cup
Morocco submits bid to host 2026 football World Cup

VAR allows officials to review and overturn referee decisions for incidents including goals, penalty awards, red cards and mistaken identity. Infantino said VAR evidently has shown that it reduces human error in the game and it makes football a more transparent sport.

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  • Colts package 3rd overall pick in draft to Jets for 4 selections
Colts package 3rd overall pick in draft to Jets for 4 selections

The Colts made the announcement on Twitter earlier this morning. But they also want to draft a quarterback, and they apparently think a franchise quarterback is going to be there at No. We can debate the merits of NY yielding three second-round picks in a move up from the sixth pick to No. 3 overall all we want. The Colts have nine picks overal...

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  • Historic NCAA upset leads to free Little Caesars Pizza for everyone
Historic NCAA upset leads to free Little Caesars Pizza for everyone

Little Caesars on Thursday vowed to give away free lunch combos on April 2, "if insane happens". The free lunch combo includes 4 slices of DEEP!DEEP!TM Dish pepperoni pizza and a 20 ounce Pepsi product. Heading into Virginia's game against UMBC, No. 1 seeds were 135-0 against No. 16s in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Offer expires ...

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  • DT Sheldon Richardson reaches 1-year deal with Vikings
DT Sheldon Richardson reaches 1-year deal with Vikings

The Jets sent Richardson packing in the final year of his contract rather than let the troubled defensive tackle leave for nothing in free agency. Prior to the trade, Richardson had been one of the better players in the game. The former Missouri Tigers standout racked up 27 total tackles, one sack, one forced fumble and one interception. Richar...

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  • Raiders to add Nelson, release Crabtree
Raiders to add Nelson, release Crabtree

Nelson was released by Green Bay on Tuesday after a down 2017 season. General manager Reggie McKenzie and the Oakland Raiders made some changes to the roster on Thursday, mainly to the wide receiver position. In 136 career games, he has 550 catches for 7,848 yards and 69 TDs. That's with playing second fiddle to Amari Cooper in Oakland's offe...

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  • Federer wins at Indian Wells, sets up rematch with Chung
Federer wins at Indian Wells, sets up rematch with Chung

Federer had to really work in his fourth round match, but once again, he played clean, served well and pounced the second his opponent created the slightest opening. Federer said he was looking forward to playing the World #26 and that he was happy to see the young Korean star had healed so quickly. And this year it's just been really good, solid m...

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  • Bridgewater to sign with Jets
Bridgewater to sign with Jets

Could the Jets release Petty and/or Hackenberg considering they have McCown returning and Bridgewater now in the mix? And although the Bilal Powell and Elijah McGuire had pretty solid seasons a year ago, they aren't every down backs. He would go for about $5 million a year. Maccagnan is also perceived as a guy that doesn't know how to find a quarte...

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  • Sri Lanka cricket chief wants even more matches against India
Sri Lanka cricket chief wants even more matches against India

They won by five wickets . They had scored only 119 against New Zealand, and were on the brink of exiting the tournament. Washington Sundar , in his second over got the important wicket of Kusal Perera , who had been Sri Lanka's wrecker-in-chief in the 1st T20I.

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  • Kane targets April return to ease World Cup fears
Kane targets April return to ease World Cup fears

Maybe you can find similar or better than him? But better than him? "I think everyone enjoys it every time they watch the team play, and sometimes they feel sad for us - not only our fans but fans from other teams". We'll see if it's two weeks or three weeks. "Preliminary assessments have confirmed that Harry Kane has damaged lateral ligaments ...

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  • Arizona Cardinals release former LSU star Tyrann Mathieu
Arizona Cardinals release former LSU star Tyrann Mathieu

With the amount of talent that the Cardinals have at the safety position, it made sense to move on from the veteran. Still, this bottom-feeding approach to free agency hasn't been successful for the Cowboys in recent years. Augustine. With the league's best pass rusher in Lawrence pressuring opposing quarterbacks and a true ballhawking safety in ...

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  • Woods back in contention at happy hunting ground
Woods back in contention at happy hunting ground

American Jimmy Walker leads by one shot. At the par-5 12th hole, Woods left himself a 123-yard approach for his third shot and stuck it to just under 10 feet, then drained the birdie putt. Woods not only feels supremely confident on the track, but cherishes the time spent with Palmer, who traditionally greeted the tournament victor on the last ...

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  • Loyola Ramblers beat Miami Hurricanes with game-winning buzzer beater
Loyola Ramblers beat Miami Hurricanes with game-winning buzzer beater

Ramblers pulled the first upset of the NCAA tourney with a 64-62 win over the Miami Hurricanes on a last second Donte Ingram three. Waardenburg was defending Ingram on the play but couldn't stop him getting off his shot. Lonnie Walker IV led Miami with 12 points, but he lost the ball late in the game, allowing Loyola a chance to take the lead....

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