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Sergio Garcia wins the Masters, ends drought at the majors

He ended the drought in style though, defeating Englishman Justin Rose in a playoff. McDowell admitted to having split interests as the tournament came to a dramatic conclusion with Sergio Garcia beating Justin Rose on the first playoff hole.

Hamilton relishing titanic battle with Vettel

While Ferrari's auto proved a match for main rival Mercedes this season, Raikkonen has yet to finish on the podium - although he pointed out that his strategy compromised his race in China. I said I???m coming back in the next one. After Vettel's v...

Kennedy Meeks' game-saving block makes cover of Sports Illustrated

UNC-Chapel Hill is a perennial contender, and in the world of college basketball stays near the throne even if it doesn't always get to wear the crown. Carolina shot 35 percent from the field, a percentage point worse than it did in Saturday's semi...

Arsenal's Theo Walcott needs to calm down!

West Ham United need to snap their losing streak if they want to avoid a "do-or-die" situation during the Premier League run-in, manager Slaven Bilic said on Thursday. "We wanted to keep it longer 0-0 or even better score a goal to make them nervous,...

Pochettino: "We can still fight for the title"

First, there was the difficulty of again being without their striking talisman Harry Kane through injury, leaving them looking like a blunt attacking force in the first half. After the restart, both sides seemed more sprightly and direct and Janssen ...

LeBron's 41 points lead Cavs past Pacers, 135-130 in 2 OTs

James added 15 rebounds and 11 assists in 52 minutes for the defending National Basketball Association champions, who ended the game with some drama as Tristan Thompson and James angrily exchanged words during a timeout in the second OT. We wanted a ...

Jason Day prepared for emotional overload if he wins Masters

Day appeared to be a new man in his media conference at Augusta National grinning from ear-to-ear as he revealed mum Dening's surgery to remove a 3.5cm tumour in her lungs last month was successful and she has avoided chemotherapy treatment.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Belives Manchester United Will Still Finish in the Top Four

Manchester United striker, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, has said that the "Premier League are begging me to stay". It's not like I'm 20 and I have another five or 10 years. The Swede forward said that he can't even remember when he came second in the league ...

Harvick earns 1st NASCAR Cup pole on fresh Texas track

As intermediate tracks usually result in single file racing for a majority of the show, rostering a driver that you know will run up front is important. "I think we used up all our luck in Homestead (winning the championship) a year ago", Johnson j...

Leicester City skipper Wes Morgan out of Everton trip with back injury

Ronald Koeman's side was in position to beat United thanks to a 22nd-minute strike from Phil Jagielka, but United were thrown a lifeline in added time as Zlatan Ibrahimovic converted a penalty. The men from Merseyside will certainly relish being back...

Egypt is finally back in FIFA's top 20 ranking

The Super Eagles are enjoying an unbeaten run under Franco-German tactician, Gernot Rohr as they have under his tutelage won three games and a draw against highly rated Teranga Lions of Senegal. Due to the team's impressive performance in the Afric...

Mets season preview: No major moves from 2016 playoff team

Injuries have cost Wheeler most of the past two seasons. The Mets' right-hander who is coming back from 2015 Tommy John surgery has made the 25-man roster and will start the fourth game of the season, Mets GM Sandy Anderson announced Thursday m...

Schweinsteiger scores in his MLS debut, Fire ties Impact 2-2

Chicago Fire coach Veljko Paunovic claims Bastian Schweinsteiger is everything they were expecting following his move from Manchester United . The German World Cup victor, 32, moved to the United States on a free transfer from the Red Devils ...

APNewsBreak: Yanks drop to 3rd in payroll; Dodgers lead

The only pitchers with a better opening day mark than Kershaw are a quartet of pitchers with a single opening day start with a 0.00 ERA - Nap Rucker (1913), Sandy Koufax (1964), Chan Ho Park (2001), and Brad Penny (2008). "I don't know what...

West Indies thrash Pakistan in 3rd T20

West Indies also lost its first wicket on just 2 runs but then with Evin Lewis' blistering knock of 91 off just 51 runs with 9 sixes led the World Champion to victory. "This was a match we should have won", said an obviously disappointed Brathwait...

New York Jets Officially Sign Quarterback Josh McCown

He appeared in 13 games for the Browns, throwing for 3,209 yards, 18 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. The New York Jets are continuing to shoot themselves in the foot. Originally a third-round pick of the Arizona Cardinals in the 2002 NFL Draft, ...

Canadians Osmond and Deleman among leaders after world skating short program

The International Skating Union (ISU), international governing body for competitive ice skating disciplines will be awarding a global prize money of United States $686,750 at the World Championships to top skaters in the Mens, Ladies, and Pairs.

Brit Johanna Konta beats Wozniacki in Miami Open final

Konta will rise to a career-high seventh in the rankings and second behind Karolina Pliskova in the year-to-date standings, with Wozniacki passing Williams for third. Konta has some experience here having won a couple of minor WTA tournaments includ...

USMNT Vs Panama: Three Key Takeaways

The Americans are among seven teams globally to compete in every World Cup since 1990. The U.S. Men's National Team drew Panama 1-1 Tuesday night, giving Bruce Arena four points from two matches in charge. "I think Panama thought there was a bu...

Manchester United, Real Madrid most valued football clubs, says KPMG

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea is reportedly in line for a pay rise that will see his weekly salary boosted by around a third. But the team might have to show similar intensity in the transfer market, as Real are once again said to be ...

Ireland's Brexit concerns to be flagged in European Union document

May has promised to keep close trade relations with Europe as she builds "a strong, self-governing global Britain" with control over its own borders and laws. Government spokesman Steffen Seibert told reporters in Berlin on Friday that the "the secon...

Pacers bring back Lance Stephenson

Stuckey signed a three-year, $21 million, contract with the Pacers back in July of 2015, bringing the point guard from Eastern Washington to in after spending his first seven seasons in the National Basketball Association with the Detroit Pistons.

Cricket Betting Preview: India vs. Australia Odds, 4th Test Analysis

Kohli was off the field during most of Australia's first innings in Ranchi but he did come out to bat at his usual number four position and took the field during Australia's second innings. I'm not anxious about the result as such. However Ko...

NCAA Tournament Day 6 - Texas Opponent Crushed, One Team Remains

The East, meanwhile, veered totally off script, with its top two seeds, No. 1 Villanova and No. 2 Duke, going down in the second round. Senior forward Nigel Hayes led the charge in the upset for the Badgers, finishing with 19 points and eight rebou...

Joel Embiid Will 'Very Likely' Need Surgery On His Knee

Embiid made his National Basketball Association debut earlier this season, more than two years after the 76ers drafted him in 2014. In the games Joel Embiid played in this year, he was an absolute force on the court for Philadelphia. Before his kne...

Marvel's Iron Fist: Ranking Every Major Character From Worst To Best

There's also an image of Sigourney Weaver's character in the back, and possibly Jessica Chenwick's Colleen Wing (or Elodie Young's Elektra, it's hard to tell ). Now if something is really racist or degrading to a sex or race, an ethnic group or some...

Southgate picks up pieces as England rebuild again

Before his first match in the permanent role against Germany on Wednesday, the manager had a meeting with his players outlining his vision. Manchester United defender Phil Jones has been released from the England squad after picking up an injury ...

Tim Tebow will be assigned to the Mets' low Class-A affiliate

Mets gemeral manager Sandy Alderson told Newsday he has been impressed with Tebow's improvement with the fall until now. The 29-year-old is hitting.235 - four hits in 17 at-bats - in seven games for the Mets in spring training entering Monday's ...

Fitzpatrick and Grillo share lead

World No. 3 Rory McIlroy (65) soared to the edge of contention, the day's equal best score lifting the Northern Irishman within five shots of the lead. "It's just golf", he said. He opened his third round with bogeys on the first and second before pu...

Roger Federer to face Stan Wawrinka in all-Swiss Indian Wells final

One break of Carreno Busta's serve was enough to give him the first set, and Wawrinka earned a hard-won break for a 2-1 lead in the second with a blistering forehand on his fifth break point of the game that Carreno Busta had no hope of getting back....

Kyrgios to face Federer in Indian Wells

Federer broke Nadal to open the match in front of a packed Stadium 1 crowd. A forehand volley sealed the set, and another forehand victor put Federer up a break at 2-1 in the second. "I think about Fed and Rafa, the most wonderful thing is both of ...

Chelsea-Stoke City Preview

He earning himself an early booking and was also involved in incidents which saw yellow cards shown to Bruno Martins Indi and Phil Bardsley. The defender pounced on a poor Erik Pieters clearance at a corner three minutes from time to reward Chel...

Everton Still Working On Romelu Lukaku Contract Confirms Ronald Koeman

But I am not so afraid about his situation because the player has two years more on his contract. Romelu Lukaku reveals why he rejected a new deal at Everton . Koeman said: "I think everybody needs to understand ambitions and his situation". ...

FC Rostov Defender Explains How to Beat Jose Mourinho's Team

Martial, Luke Shaw and Bastian Schweinsteiger trained away from the main group, which included Ibrahimovic after missing the trip to Stamford Bridge through domestic suspension. We played the last match without all of them and we didn't mention that....

Seattle Seahawks to meet with former Green Bay TE Jared Cook

In 2016, the Oakland Raiders saw their best blocking tight end in Lee Smith go down with a season-ending injury immediately, their best athletic pass-catching threat Clive Walford plateau, and even regress, in some areas of his game and were forced...

Nadal beats Verdasco to reach Indian Wells' last 16

To add a little more spice, they are joined by former US Open victor Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina, risky Spanish veteran Fernando Verdasco , mercurial Australian talent Nick Kyrgios - who shocked Djokovic in Acapulco last week - and tenacious ...

Pakistan announces squad for West Indies tour, Kamran, Shehzad back

After a stellar domestic season Kamran Akmal has forced his way back into the limited overs squads for the tour of the West Indies . Akmal forced his way back into global cricket after top-scoring with 353 runs in the recent Pakistan Super League w...

Spartans, Wolverines qualify for the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament

While Ohio State has been good this year, MSU has played relatively well against the Buckeyes the last few times out. Oklahoma State guard Jawun Evans (1) shoots in front of Kansas guard Frank Mason III, rear, in the first half of an NCAA college...

CAS slaps life ban on Russian doping 'mastermind' Portugalov

Russian athletes are banned from competition by athletics' governing body, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), until it is happy the country's anti-doping measures stand up to scrutiny. "As a outcome, a lifetime period of i...

Shakespeare retains Leicester role until end of season

We have to compete for the 90 minutes or extra-time. By the way the penalties were good! The goal apparently made him the first Jamaican to score in the Champions League, for what that's worth. As they showed against Sevilla , their nearly unique ...

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Jovetic stars before Kondogbia's weird own goal

Jovetic gave Inter the lead in first-half injury-time, scoring on the rebound after Thibaut Courtois saved his initial effort from a controversial penalty. And the Chelsea strike...

Galle Test: Ashwin, Jadeja spin India to 304-run win over Lanka

Sri Lanka , at one moment, gave a scare. They lost by 282 runs in Cape Town in January. Upul Tharanga survived a scare after captain Virat Kohli dropped a straightforward catc...

We will 'destroy' MS-13 gang

And they enjoy watching that much more. On Friday President Trump deviated from some of the issues surrounding the White House this week to declare war on the Gang. "They don't...

India off to steady start in first Test

Though conventional wisdom would suggest that the victor of the toss must bat first, Sri Lanka might be better off bowling. "We have spoken enough about these issues and it ...

Police drop charges against WR Lucky Whitehead

According to the Prince William County Police Department in Virginia, Whitehead was charged in late June, when a store employee noticed he left the premises pocketing some items he...

Grace, Johnson shoot up Open leaderboard in chase of Spieth

Grace made the cut mark by a mere one stroke at four-over par , but he took full advantage of the perfectly calm weather conditions after the miserable damp weather which tested ...

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Six-time winners Australia have lived up to their favourites billing by making it to the semi-finals with six wins and just one defeat under their belt but they now face a tricky...

The Pittsburgh Gambler? Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell Comfortable Betting On Himself

Bell is arguably the best running back in the National Football League , and even if Conner has a phenomenal season, he's not going to be on Bell's level for years. In keeping with...

Ezekiel Elliott Could Face Suspension For 2016 Domestic Violence Charges

On Friday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Elliott is "bracing" for a suspension and that there is a "growing sense" the running back will face a short-term ban. With Ezekiel Ellio...

Mithali Raj becomes leading ODI run-scorer

Mithali said at the post-match presentation ceremony, "It was a decent total after losing our first wicket in the first couple of overs". The two found the boundary in 13 of the ...

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Jammu & Kashmir: Six Amarnath Yatra pilgrims die in terror attack near Anantnag

Jammu & Kashmir: Six Amarnath Yatra pilgrims die in terror attack near Anantnag

He also said his thoughts were with all those who lost loved ones in the attack. In yet another tweet, the prime minister said, "India will never get bogged down by such coward...

Horn stuns Pacquiao to win WBO welterweight

Horn stuns Pacquiao to win WBO welterweight

Horn said, "I don't really get into that type of thing (making anti-LGBTQ statements)". Arum said it was "a close fight". Horn's first defence of his title will likely be aga...

Mario Ancic to be part of Novak Djokovic Camp at Wimbledon

Mario Ancic to be part of Novak Djokovic Camp at Wimbledon

We spent a lot of time [together] off the court, speak the same language. A curiosity of Novak Djokovic's career has been that for all the titles and the lighthearted japery th...

76ers reportedly sign shooting guard JJ Redick

76ers reportedly sign shooting guard JJ Redick

The Sixers would have to shell out money to get the restricted free agents in order to avoid the Pistons and Wizards, respectively, from matching the contract offers. On Friday, th...

Dimension Data pilots predictive analytics at Tour de France

Dimension Data pilots predictive analytics at Tour de France

Contador won the race in 2007, 2009, and 2010, but was stripped of the latter victory after failing a doping test. Drug allegations have chased him throughout the second half of ...