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Former Auburn leading scorer Mustapha Heron transferring to St. John’s

Former Auburn leading scorer Mustapha Heron transferring to St. John’s

Heron will transfer to St. John's , Jeff Goodman of ESPN.com reports. Big-time pickup for Chris Mullin. The 6-foot-5 guard was a five-star recruit coming out of high school. The New York Times' ...

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Quicken Loans to sponsor new PGA Tour event in Detroit

Quicken Loans to sponsor new PGA Tour event in Detroit

Quicken Loans Shot for Heroes has raised almost $750,000 for US military-affiliated charities since the program was initiated during the 2015 tournament. For the first time since 2009, the state of MI...

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Rock, Canter, Sterne share lead at Italian Open

Rock, Canter, Sterne share lead at Italian Open

Lightning stopped play for an hour and 19 minutes midway through Thursday afternoon after Rock and Canter had both finished their rounds. "I did well to bogey the second after two bad tee shots, my ...

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Frank Lampard appointed Derby County manager on three-year deal

Frank Lampard appointed Derby County manager on three-year deal

The trouble is, it's been theoretically a terrific job with the resources in place to succeed for the six previous managers who, throughout the past five years, have briefly paused in Lampard's new ch...

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England rallies around Raheem Sterling amid tattoo controversy

Some sections of the media objected to a tattoo commemorating Sterling's father , while there was some more relevant criticism after the 23-year-old reported for training late , having already been ...

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Boston Red Sox place Dustin Pedroia on DL with knee inflammation

Boston Red Sox place Dustin Pedroia on DL with knee inflammation

Pedroia didn't perform any baseball activities on Friday after his late Thursday scratch. "Obviously, we have our goals to play in October". While designated hitter J.D. "I do feel that regardless o...

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Nadal makes ball boy's dream come true at Roland Garros

Nadal makes ball boy's dream come true at Roland Garros

Sharapova improved to 13-0 in second-round French Open matches by beating 50th-ranked Donna Vekic of Croatia 7-5, 6-4. Victory for the Dane on Sunday would see her equal her best Roland Garros showing...

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Serena Williams Tops Julia Gorges in 3rd Round of 2018 French Open

Serena Williams Tops Julia Gorges in 3rd Round of 2018 French Open

Still, it was an intriguing contest. But Barty was 18 then and still cutting her teeth on the circuit. The tennis player and mum's first independent clothing line is "for all the ladies out there be...

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Watch Highlights From Johnny Manziel’s Debut With CFL’s Tiger-Cats

Watch Highlights From Johnny Manziel’s Debut With CFL’s Tiger-Cats

Johnny Manziel's comeback attempt began an important chapter on Friday night. He played as backup quarterback behind starter Jeremiah Masoli. Manziel relieved Masoli, and saw 23 plays during his fi...

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Missouri's Jontay Porter to return for sophomore season

Missouri's Jontay Porter to return for sophomore season

Michael Porter Jr ., a 6-foot-10 forward, hired an agent and will not return to school. Jontay, though, wasn't a slam dunk as a first-round prospect. He showed some ability to protect the rim and is...

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Belgium's Vincent Kompany suffers injury scare against Portugal

Belgium's Vincent Kompany suffers injury scare against Portugal

The central defender hurt himself when he lunged for the ball and nearly immediately left the pitch. Phase Two of the Champions range has been released! Vertonghen nearly marked his 100th appear...

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Tiger Woods takes gloss off 'beautiful' round with poor finish

Woods led the field in proximity to the hole Friday, and he hit another dart to within 10 feet to set up a birdie at the sixth. "He hasn't really shown that today, or this week", said Patrick Reed , ...

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Austria 2-1 Germany

Austria 2-1 Germany

Forward Nils Petersen was given his Germany debut at the age of 29 but was largely anonymous. Heavy rain forced a delay to kick-off for nearly two hours, but it took Mesut Ozil only 11 minutes t...

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Mallya steps down as Force India director

Mallya steps down as Force India director

Embattled liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya has resigned as director of his Formula One motorsport company Force India as his legal team filed an application to seek an appeal against a 1.145-billion pound...

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Liverpool and Arsenal dealt major Ousmane Dembele blow

Liverpool and Arsenal dealt major Ousmane Dembele blow

Liverpool have been long-term admirers of the Frenchman and have recently been linked with a loan move for the player, something that has prompted Arsenal to step up their interest. " The next seas...

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DE to start offering sports betting next week

DE to start offering sports betting next week

Full-scale sports betting will be offered starting at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Delaware Park , Dover Downs, and Harrington Raceway & Casino. DE has offered parlay wagers on the National Football Leag...

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Simona Halep takes no Riske

Simona Halep takes no Riske

However, the Romanian star came back strongly in the next two sets and broke through Riske's resistance, winning the match in one hour and 34 minutes. Halep, playing in a perfectly coordinated an ink-...

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Ciara and Russell Wilson Announce Plans to Bring MLB Team to Portland

Ciara and Russell Wilson Announce Plans to Bring MLB Team to Portland

John Canzano of The Oregonian reported in April that potential progress was being made on the subject of bringing MLB baseball to Portland, as potential ownership and city officials met regarding...

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S Africa must prepare for tricky transition: Smith

S Africa must prepare for tricky transition: Smith

Donald, however, was more measured about his home nation South Africa's chances. "AB's a massive, enormous loss", said Donald, talking at an event to mark one year to go until the start of the World...

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USC's Bowen remains in NBA draft amid ongoing federal probe

USC's Bowen remains in NBA draft amid ongoing federal probe

South Carolina's Brain Bowen has decided he will remain in the National Basketball Association draft and forgo his remaining college eligibility. The NCAA informed SC that Bowen would be ineligible fo...

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Gareth Southgate full of praise for Jesse Lingard ahead of World Cup

Gareth Southgate full of praise for Jesse Lingard ahead of World Cup

Nigeria aim to continue that stretch, and with Premier League talent such as Alex Iwobi and Kelechi Iheanacho amongst their ranks, many of England's players will be aware of the threat the Super ...

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Oklahoma State advances to NCAA men’s golf title match

Oklahoma State advances to NCAA men’s golf title match

The Oklahoma State freshman, who won the Class 6A individual championship at Karsten while a freshman for Edmond North, has been clutch for the Cowboys in their quest for the program's first national ...

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Syracuse guard Battle withdraws name from National Basketball Association draft

Syracuse guard Battle withdraws name from National Basketball Association draft

The Edison, NJ native led the Orange in points (19.2 PPG), three-pointers and minutes played (averaging 38 a game) in what was a-less-than-successful regular season for Syracuse. He'll be joining othe...

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Vijay Mallya resigns as director of Force India Formula 1 team

Vijay Mallya resigns as director of Force India Formula 1 team

While there was talk of a name change and even a new owner, the change of name has ostensibly been deferred to next year (at least) while the energy drink, Rich Energy, linked with the buy-out simply ...

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Bayern Munich ‘will listen to offers’ for several key stars

Bayern Munich ‘will listen to offers’ for several key stars

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski says he is prepared to do the "donkey work" for Poland as team captain at the FIFA World Cup 2018, as he plots a strategy to put his country on top of Gro...

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Washington Staying At UK, Gabriel And Vanderbilt Turn Pro

Washington Staying At UK, Gabriel And Vanderbilt Turn Pro

I've always had a list of goals that I want to accomplish and one of the most important ones is making it to the National Basketball Association. That hasn't changed at all. "This process hasn't been ...

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Paul Pogba defiant after French crowd jeer midfielder in Italy friendly

Paul Pogba defiant after French crowd jeer midfielder in Italy friendly

It was just a rehearsal for a similar move after the break, when the Barcelona striker this time curled another handsome shot into the top corner. "There are lots of things that pleased me beyond th...

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Dimitrov survives Donaldson dogfight to reach third round

Dimitrov survives Donaldson dogfight to reach third round

Other leading men were forced to work a lot harder in matches they would have been expected to breeze through: No. 2-seeded Alexander Zverev , No. 4 Grigor Dimitrov , and No. Dimitrov hit a victor t...

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New rule allows graduate transfers to be eligible immediately

New rule allows graduate transfers to be eligible immediately

The new legislation that allows players to leave teams facing NCAA sanctions was co-sponsored by Florida and Texas A&M . Greg Sankey , the SEC commissioner, is scheduled to speak at the conferen...

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IPL betting racket: Actor Arbaaz Khan appears before Thane police

IPL betting racket: Actor Arbaaz Khan appears before Thane police

The police sources said that Arbaaz allegedly lost almost Rs 3 crore on the bets he had placed with Jalan and was threatened by the latter when he failed to pay the amount. Meanwhile, Thane Police C...

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Toni Nadal: 'There was a time we were scared of Richard Gasquet'

Toni Nadal: 'There was a time we were scared of Richard Gasquet'

Djokovic won 43 percent of his return points and hit 39 winners in his victory, all signs that he's close to returning to the form that made him the scariest player in the sport. Verdasco has now reac...

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Johnny Manziel makes CFL preseason debut

He played as backup quarterback behind starter Jeremiah Masoli. He also completed an 11-yard pass in the second quarter when scrambling to his left. The former Heisman Trophy victor completed nine o...

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Danny Farquhar throws ceremonial first pitch six weeks after suffering brain aneurysm

The 31-year-old had surgery and remained in the hospital's neurological intensive care unit until May 7. He owns a career 3.93 ERA and 2.92 strikeout-to-walk ratio. "It could've happened indoors, but ...

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Eddie Jones Fires Back At Criticism Over His England Training Sessions

Eddie Jones Fires Back At Criticism Over His England Training Sessions

Asked about how the move to working with England came about, Wisemantel said: "It was adding a bit of detail around the attack and adding some new and fresh ideas". The 31-year-old will be replaced in...

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Alexander Zverev demands Yorkshire reporter asks first question at French Open conference

Alexander Zverev demands Yorkshire reporter asks first question at French Open conference

In the tiebreaker, Osaka went ahead 4-1, and held set points at 6-5 and 7-6. Following his three-and-a-half hour match win over the Serbian, Zverev became enamoured with the distinct British accent ...

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Tyson Fury will 'smash through everyone' to prove he is best heavyweight

Tyson Fury will 'smash through everyone' to prove he is best heavyweight

Fury, 29, has not fought since claiming the IBF, WBA and WBO titles from Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015. Albanian Seferi, has boxed at cruiserweight for most of his professional career, losing ...

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Garbine Muguruza, Serena Williams begin training for French Open

Garbine Muguruza, Serena Williams begin training for French Open

It's an oft-cited and oft-updated stat in men's tennis: The so-called Big 4 - Roger Federer , Rafael Nadal , Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray - have won 47 of the past 52 Grand Slam titles, a run ...

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'United bid' for 2026 World Cup outscores Morocco

'United bid' for 2026 World Cup outscores Morocco

The North African country will compete with a joint United States, Canada and Mexico bid in a vote on 13 June. A third area of analysis - accommodation and transport combined - was also deemed "high...

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England vs Nigeria: Super Eagles starting XI against Three Lions revealed

England vs Nigeria: Super Eagles starting XI against Three Lions revealed

Overall, Nike are kitting out 10 teams at the tournament in Russian Federation, including giants such as Brazil, France and England , while Australia's Nike World Cup kit looks pretty similar to the ...

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Novak Djokovic performs hilarious dance routine after French Open win

Novak Djokovic performs hilarious dance routine after French Open win

Roberto Bautista Agut is coming off a straight sets win over Santiago Giraldo that took 31 games to decide. We're not going to overthink it: 'Oh, I'm two sets to one down. The grueling encounter pa...

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