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Conspicuous by his absence, however, is The Miz , who, on Tuesday, became a first-time father and may want to spend as much time before 'Mania with his newborn daughter. Yet, when Rousey went on a promotional tour for her WWE career, she refused to answer questions about it. As you can see when you read the question, Kellerman was actually trying to pay Rousey a compliment.
  • Former Bears WR Kendall Wright signs with Vikings

    Former Bears WR Kendall Wright signs with Vikings

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    He will make for another weapon for quarterback Kirk Cousins outside of standout wide receivers Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen . On punt returns since 2012, he has an NFL-leading five touchdowns and 23 returns of 20-plus yards. Kendall Wright is sticking around in the NFC North. Fifty-one of Wright's 82 targets came while he was lined up as a slot receiver last season, according to Pro Football Focus.
  • Del Potro beats Raonic in marathon

    Del Potro beats Raonic in marathon

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    On that occasion Isner needed three sets to defeat the Argentine, but he was in no mood to endure such a battle again and broke in Del Potro's first service game. "I think today was even my best match". In the match against del Potro, he put up 13 aces and never extended the 2014 U.S. Open champion a break point opportunity.
  • Rangers fan, 7, returns meaningful HR ball to Springer

    Rangers fan, 7, returns meaningful HR ball to Springer

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    It is the second year in a row that Springer led off the Astros opener with a homer, making him the first player in Major League Baseball history to ever do that in consecutive seasons, according to Elias. Chicago's matched the record for home runs on opening day, set by the New York Mets in 1988. He got behind Springer early, fastball out over the plate that Springer put a good swing on.
  • Watch Mets Opening Day vs. Cardinals online

    Watch Mets Opening Day vs. Cardinals online

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    Here in NY, the Mets are in the Big Apple to host the St. Louis Cardinals (1:10 p.m. ET) while the Yankees are visiting our neighbors to the north, the Toronto Blue Jays (3:37 p.m.). Jay Bruce , back after the Mets traded him to Cleveland last August, added an RBI single off Matt Bowman to cap a five-run outburst. The lovely thing about baseball though is that its eight months provide so many twists and turns that expectations can fly out the window once the first pitch is thrown.
  • ISRO successfully launches GSAT-6A satellite

    ISRO successfully launches GSAT-6A satellite

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    Similar to GSAT-6, a high power S-band communication satellite with a mission life of 10 years, GSAT 6A would provide mobile communication for the country through multi beam coverage facility (S band five spot beams and C band one beam). GSAT-6A will be positioned at 83 degrees east longitude in about a week, ISRO scientists said. After this, deployment of the antenna and stabilisation of the satellite will be performed.
  • Ian Rush states his prediction for Crystal Palace v Liverpool FC

    Ian Rush states his prediction for Crystal Palace v Liverpool FC

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    In his pre-match press conference, Jurgen Klopp announced that Emre Can will not feature during this weekend's fixture away to Crystal Palace . Klopp's side travel to face Crystal Palace on Saturday , live on Sky Sports Premier League , and can move back into second place in the Premier League with a victory over the Eagles.
  • On day of Stephon Clark's funeral, Sacramento Kings brace for more protests

    On day of Stephon Clark's funeral, Sacramento Kings brace for more protests

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    Clark was shot and killed by police officers on March 18 in the backyard of his grandmother's home , where he had been living. The protests came as mourners gathered in a church for Clark's funeral. This fund can not fix the issues that led to the death of their father, but it will secure opportunities for their futures while the family and the city grapples with healing.
  • Sterling future casts shadow over Man City trip to Everton

    Sterling future casts shadow over Man City trip to Everton

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    Man City are 16 points clear at the top of the table and their crowning as champions seems inevitable, but Guardiola insists his players will be fully focused on Everton , regardless of whether the two Champions League legs against Liverpool are now the real priority.
  • Tyronn Lue to Rejoin Cavaliers as Observer vs. Pelicans After Leave

    Tyronn Lue to Rejoin Cavaliers as Observer vs. Pelicans After Leave

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    Lue has been on medical leave and missed the past six games. Lue became the second National Basketball Association coach this season forced by failing health to take some time away. As long as he passes the tests required under the NBA's concussion protocol guidelines, he'll be cleared to play. Cavs guard JR Smith hung out with a therapy dog prior to Wednesday night's game in Charlotte, and it proved to be just what he needed to score 19 points (on 8-of-9 shooting) off the bench in ...
  • Indians drop opener to Mariners, 2-1

    Indians drop opener to Mariners, 2-1

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    Back in October, Gary Sanchez homered against Kluber in Game 2 and Didi Gregorius got him in Game 5. He held the Mariners scoreless over the last seven innings for a complete-game six-hitter. He entered with 10 previous Opening Day starts, having gone 6-2 with a 1.64 ERA. Taijuan Walker allowed one run and four hits in his five innings of work.
  • Full Time Accountant Plays Goalie in National Hockey League on Thursday

    Full Time Accountant Plays Goalie in National Hockey League on Thursday

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    Foster is part of a group of recreational goalies who are on hand for Chicago's home games in case of emergencies for either team. He made some big saves. For the ninth time this season a Jets player has been selected as one of the NHL's Three Stars of the Week. Patrick Kane, Alex DeBrincat and defenseman Erik Gustafsson each had a goal and an assist, and Brandon Saad also scored.
  • Loyola-Chicago Teammates Have Been Winning Together Since Third Grade

    Loyola-Chicago Teammates Have Been Winning Together Since Third Grade

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    The main exception was the Kansas-Duke clash - a game for the ages. The enormity of being in the Final Four really registered for the Ramblers when they took the court inside the cavernous Alamodome for a closed practice. John Egan, the point guard, was the only white player in the starting five. "All they've done their entire career is win and they brought that winning culture to Loyola, " Robinson said.
  • Jackson and Olding suspension continues pending IRFU review

    Jackson and Olding suspension continues pending IRFU review

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    It is understood the AG's office are satisfied that the comments made on the website were by a juror. Two other men were acquitted of lesser charges related to the same incident. Police said they were aware of the comments. Files have been submitted to the Public Prosecution Service for consideration. However, during the 9-week trial the supposed name of the woman was mentioned a number of times on social media.
  • Tearful Australia coach Lehmann quits over cheat scandal

    Tearful Australia coach Lehmann quits over cheat scandal

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    Somerset's statement was a measured one, determinedly low-key on the sort of moral grandstanding that has characterised much of the debate in recent days and also showing a sensitivity to the position of the player who will no longer be heading to the West Country.
  • Australia coach Lehmann to quit after South Africa series

    Australia coach Lehmann to quit after South Africa series

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    Speaking at a press conference prior to the start of the fourth and final Test match at Johannesburg , Lehmann also said that he did not have any knowledge that his family had coped with a lot of critics following the infamous incident, something that may very well have prompted him to step down.
  • Warner takes responsibility, apologises for part in ball-tampering scandal

    Warner takes responsibility, apologises for part in ball-tampering scandal

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    Although Australia removed Dean Elgar for 19 and, after lunch, Hashim Amla for 27, opener Markram remained composed on the way to a fourth century in just 10 Tests to see South Africa to 177 for two at tea. "I love the game of cricket and entertaining kids". "At this present time, you'll hear from me in a couple of days". The 31-year-old has been punished most severely by Cricket Australia, with the governing body having also dictated he can never be considered for a leadership position ...
  • Man City boss Pep Guardiola speaks out over Raheem Sterling contract impasse

    Man City boss Pep Guardiola speaks out over Raheem Sterling contract impasse

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    Gabriel Jesus' future at City has also been placed under doubt after the Daily Mail reported the striker turned down a £90,000-a-week new contract this week. The 23-year-old impressed in England's 1-1 draw with Italy on Tuesday that saw City defender John Stones taken off with concussion. "With the problems we have right now with Sergio (knee injury), Gabriel's confidence is so important".
  • Kevin Anderson crashes out in Miami Open thriller

    Kevin Anderson crashes out in Miami Open thriller

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    The 16th seed, 26, took his third match point to win 6-4 5-7 7-6 (8-6) against US Open finalist Anderson, 31 in a match lasting two hours and 42 minutes. It's the German's first win over the Croat in three attempts. In the second, Coric erased his first five break points faced, but Zverev broke through exactly when he needed to - in the ninth game when Coric lifted a backhand long - to lead 5-4.