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A logical answer would be the victor of Saturday's main event between lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov and current featherweight titleholder Max Holloway. "Tony Ferguson isn't being stripped. Tony is still the number one ranked guy in the world either way no matter who wins, so believe me I'll deal with that when it's time to deal with it", he added.
  • Alice Cooper Picks Tiger Woods to Win The Masters

    Alice Cooper Picks Tiger Woods to Win The Masters

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    He's listed as one of the co-favorites, even though the last of his 14 major titles came almost a decade ago at the U.S. Open. "The first proper Masters I watched was '97 and as great as it is to play with Tiger Woods , and it is a dream to play with him at the Masters - and doing it at the Masters is the ultimate - but I will be doing my own thing".
  • Sally Pearson out of Commonwealth Games with injury

    Sally Pearson out of Commonwealth Games with injury

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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 gold medallist has been struggling with an Achilles injury which has prevented her from jumping over hurdles in training.
  • Augusta National Women's Amateur Championship announced

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    The 54-hole, stroke play tournament will feature an worldwide field of 72 players. Invitees will be determined by awarding spots to winners of other recognised championships and using the Women's World Amateur Golf Ranking. The field will consist of 72 women invited by the Masters. I think golf is in a great place right now. In the event of a tie after 54 holes, the victor will be decided by sudden-death playoff.
  • Joe Root 'proud' despite New Zealand surviving dramatic day to claim series

    Joe Root 'proud' despite New Zealand surviving dramatic day to claim series

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    Though, officially, the umpires ended things because of the light, there was no assistance in this escape. At the other end of the scale in terms of Test experience is Alastair Cook and Root expressed confidence in his predecessor, who had a torrid time against Trent Boult in this series with just 23 runs in two matches.
  • Eagles add TE depth, sign Richard Rodgers

    Eagles add TE depth, sign Richard Rodgers

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    Rodgers' departure was reported on Wednesday by NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, and it's a one-year deal with the defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles . The Eagles love the tight end position. Rodgers isn't going to rack up yards after the catch in Philadelphia. While he alone may not be able to fill Burton's vast shoes, between Worrilow and Rodgers, the Eagles' special teams unit should continue to one of the league's best .
  • Steven Gerrard reacts to Liverpool FC's 3-0 win over Man City

    Steven Gerrard reacts to Liverpool FC's 3-0 win over Man City

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    And from the moment Liverpool scored the opening goal in the 12th minute, City looked shellshocked. As important as Liverpool's attacking brilliance in the first half was the team's defensive resilience in the second half. And we all know what happened in that season's Champions League! They are the first to not even allow them a shot on target. "We apologise unreservedly to Pep Guardiola , his players, staff and officials caught up in the incident".
  • Harden just misses triple-double, Rockets rout Wizards

    Harden just misses triple-double, Rockets rout Wizards

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    Of the six games remaining for the Pacers, four are against teams with winning records: the Los Angeles Clippers , Denver Nuggets, Golden State Warriors and Toronto (the latter two taking place on back-to-back nights). He also hit two clutch free throws that extended the Clippers' advantage to the 113-110 final with 2.9 seconds left. Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich said he is unsure when Leonard and "his group" will clear the forward to play as Leonard continues his rehabilitation in NY with ...
  • Augusta abuzz as anticipation builds for Masters

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    Tiger Woods has returned to Augusta for the first time since 2015 after recovering his form and fitness. And for him to be able to get around this place without any fears of being - it being too long or not having enough speed, yeah, anytime Tiger Woods is healthy and in this sort of form, he's risky at any golf tournament.
  • Tony Finau Suffers Gruesome Ankle Injury Celebrating at Masters Par 3 Contest

    Tony Finau Suffers Gruesome Ankle Injury Celebrating at Masters Par 3 Contest

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    He started running toward the hole to celebrate, then turned and backpedaled before landing awkwardly on his left ankle. Tony Finau goes down with an ankle injury during celebrations of his hole-in-one. He managed to finish his round, two holes total, without a noticeable limp. The insane moment quickly turned to concern from family and spectators as Finau finished the last two holes with a noticeable limp.
  • Fernando Morientes backs Liverpool to beat Manchester City

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    If we could control the game better against a team like Man City and not give the ball away we would be closer to them in the league. Goals from Mohamed Salah , Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Sadio Mane had Liverpool 3-0 up after 31 minutes as City, for the second time this season, buckled in the face of Liverpool's pace and intensity.
  • Pogba insists on no breakdown in Mourinho relationship

    Pogba insists on no breakdown in Mourinho relationship

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    Despite Pogba playing a key role in the first half of Manchester United's season, academy graduate Scott McTominay was Mourinho's preferred choice in the centre of midfield for crucial games against Sevilla and Liverpool . After winning the Carabao Cup and the Europa League this season, Mourinho could add a third trophy in two seasons if United win the FA Cup. Crooks criticised Mourinho for using the 25-year-old sparingly so far this campaign but credited Lingard for forcing the ...
  • Jack Nicklaus' grandson aces final hole of Masters par-three contest

    Jack Nicklaus' grandson aces final hole of Masters par-three contest

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    When he saw his shot disappear into the hole, Finau ran toward the green with his arms in the air. The 78-year-old, 18-time major victor, said later: "What I did doesn't make any difference to me". Tommy Fleetwood was the top ranked Britain in second place on five under par ahead of Nicklaus and Adam Hadwin a shot further back. He is now ranked as the No.
  • Arsène Wenger: It's great that Aubameyang let Lacazette take penalty

    Arsène Wenger: It's great that Aubameyang let Lacazette take penalty

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    Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger commented on the 3-0 Premier League victory over Stoke City, when Arsenal striker Aubameyang let Alexander Lacazette take the second penalty. However Wenger's side can still qualify for next season's Champions League if they win this season's Europa League and the Arsenal boss believes his side are out of their bad period.
  • Johnny Manziel gets taste of his own medicine at Spring League practice

    Johnny Manziel gets taste of his own medicine at Spring League practice

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    It's not the best comment for Manziel to make, since the free agent is trying to get back into National Football League teams' good graces. In an appearance on "The Dan Patrick Show " Wednesday, Manziel said he had a hard time grasping Cleveland's pro-style offense and that the team should have known he didn't watch much film and wasn't a big X's and O's guy.
  • Boy arrested after threatening school shooting on Julian Edelman's Instagram

    Boy arrested after threatening school shooting on Julian Edelman's Instagram

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    When the police arrived at the address, they found a 14-year-old boy, who, they said, admitted to posting the threat. This story evolves around this disturbing comment someone typed on one of Edelman's Instagram posts. The detectives called police in MI, who immediately drove to the house where the threatening message originated. Moen told the Times she updated Edelman on the police's findings and both realized they might have helped avert a deadly situation.
  • 76ers set to unveil sculpture of Julius 'Dr. J' Erving

    76ers set to unveil sculpture of Julius 'Dr. J' Erving

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    Philadelphia is on a bit of a winning streak lately. However, only one game separates these three teams. Philadelphia is 1 in rebounding with 47.1 boards a night and 2 with 26.7 assists per contest. The Australian averages 15.8 points, 8.1 rebounds, 8.1 assists and 1.7 steals in his debut season, and his ability to read the floor combined with his extraordinary size and athleticism make him a near impossible matchup.
  • Met Eireann issues Status Yellow low temperature weather warning

    Met Eireann issues Status Yellow low temperature weather warning

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    Met Eireann has put a low temperature warning in place for Ireland as the mercury will plummet as low as -4C overnight. Frost and icy patches will develop. The nationwide Status Yellow Low Temperature Warning is valid from 9pm tonight until 9am tomorrow morning. The blustery conditions will also ease off veering south to southwest in direction temperatures ranging from 10C to 13C.
  • Meet new Ravens backup quarterback Robert Griffin III (RGIII)

    Meet new Ravens backup quarterback Robert Griffin III (RGIII)

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    I mean, where we're at right now, I'm pretty excited about this player. However, the quarterback's fortunes declined after that as he struggled with injuries and his last National Football League action came for the Cleveland Browns at the end of the 2016 season.
  • Folau sparks fresh outrage with anti-gay post

    Folau sparks fresh outrage with anti-gay post

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    Folau is deeply religious - his Twitter bio reads "I love God". The dual-code global made the comment in reply to another user who asked what was " gods plan " for gay people. Folau, who is married to Silver Ferns shooter Maria Folau (nee Tutaia), is a devout Christian and spoke up about his views in the lead up to the marriage equality survey past year, tweeting: " I love and respect all people for who they are and their opinions.
  • Gianluca Vialli: Antonio Conte "looking forward" to leaving Chelsea

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    Having improved the club by a 43-point swing in points during his debut season, they now sit 19 points off where they were at this point last season. While Manchester City have set a blistering pace, the Blues have been nowhere near the standards they set last season, with a summer of curious recruitment and the extra demands of UEFA Champions League football taking their toll.