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Tiger Woods shoots worst season opening round at Farmers Insurance Open

Woods will tee it up in the Dubai Desert Classic next Thursday and then will play three of the next four weeks. That worry proved to be correct, with Woods only managing an even-par 72 in round two, which meant the 14-time major victor missed the cut by a long way, ending up four shots adrift of the cut-off mark.

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Arrogate wins world's richest horse race

If a horse wins each leg of the Triple Crown, in 2016, the Jockey Club announced they would also give the winning horse an additional $1 million , according to Reuters . With California Chrome back-peddling, the Breeders' Cup Classic victor - who shot to prominence in the Travers Stakes at Saratoga in August - strode majestically down the stretch for an emphatic success from Shaman Ghost and Neolithic .

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Tom Brady's Father Comments on Roger Goodell's Handling of Deflategate

But being a Vanderbilt fan doesn't have anything to do with my pessimism as a Falcons fan. "The message I got from (them) is treasure the moment, treasure the time, treasure it for your franchise, for your coaches, players, fans, sponsors, everybody connected to the organization", Blank said in the media session at his Buckhead offices.

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Southampton 0-5 Arsenal: FA Cup 2017 match report

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was next to line up a shot, but his effort went well wide. Welbeck finished off a slick pass from Lucas Perez in the box to give the visitors the lead on 15 minutes. Walcott celebrated in reserved fashion after downing his boyhood club, who he will be firmly behind when they visit Wembley in the first showpiece final of the season next month.

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Stan Collymore delivers scathing Liverpool verdict after Wolves defeat

Divock Origi sparked a frantic last five minutes with a close-range strike but it was too little, too late, as Wolves became the seventh lower-division team this millennium to knock the Reds out of the FA Cup . "The second half was hard for us because there was many chance for Liverpool but in the first half we had two or three chances and could have made more of a difference".

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Notre Dame at Georgia Tech

Okogie scored 35 points and grabbed 14 rebounds in Wednesday's 22-point home victory over Florida State, but picked up his second foul less than nine minutes into this game and managed just two points in the first half. "You've got to give Georgia Tech a lot of credit". "When we won those five games to start league play, every one of them was like this, only we stole them", Brey said.

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'Personal matter' to keep Blue Jackets' Tortorella out of All-Star Game

Those messages were probably alarmed and concerned friends and family and colleagues who heard Tortorella's announcement that he would miss Thursday's game in Nashville for a "personal matter that requires my immediate attention". Tortorella has guided the Blue Jackets to a 32-11-4 record in his second season in Columbus. Team reporter Aaron Portzline confirmed that the family emergency does not have to do with Tortorella's son Nick, who is a US Army Ranger stationed overseas, but no ...

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Thunder's Kanter fractures forearm punching a chair

Adams also added three assists and four blocks in 32 minutes of court-time, showing no ill effects after his enforced two-game break. Kanter left the game to undergo X-rays and didn't return in OKC's 109-98 win. In today's episode of "When Keeping It Real Goes Wrong", we visit Oklahoma City Thunder big-man Enes Kanter . Pre-injury, Kanter, 24, was enjoying his most efficient season as a professional, averaging 14.6 ppg and 6.8 rpg in just 21 mpg.

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Lincicome shoots 64 to lead LPGA Tour opener

She carded a double-bogey-6 on No. 14 but an ace on the par-3 12th made up for the error. Three further birdies and no bogeys on the inward half has the two-time major victor two in front of a group of three players including former World Number One Stacy Lewis.

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Latest Royal Rumble Betting Odds & UK Stars Not Appearing At The Rumble

Besides sounding like the most woefully underused Mortal Kombat character, WWE creative has done little favors for Nia. Although such a drastic push into the main event picture from the off is probably unlikely, in this day we can't count out the possibility as it has happened three times in the a year ago (AJ, Finn and *sigh* Ellsworth).

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Bruce Arena cuts USMNT roster to 23

U.S. Soccer has announced a final squad of 23 players to face Serbia in a friendly on Sunday. That roster includes current New York Red Bull leaders Luis Robles and Sacha Kljestan , and now former teammate Dax McCarty . Only two players are not from America's first division; however, both have previously played in the league: DeMarcus Beasley (unattached) and Jorge Villafana (Santos Laguna in Liga MX).

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Klopp takes the heat for Liverpool FC's FA Cup exit

Klopp had made nine changes from the team that lost to Southampton in the EFL Cup, and the home side could easily have gone further behind in the first few minutes. "Some of the boys might be rested for the FA Cup games but they are probably sick at missing out". That is why they are so short of confidence. You look at them as a whole from back to front and Liverpool haven't been firing.

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Gods Of Tennis : It's a Rafa-Roger final once again!

Nadal seemed to be a bit closer to top form after recovering from a wrist injury, but he did not appear to have a great chance of getting to the championship round. Both have a deep respect and admiration for each other. Especially winning against hard players: "(Gael) Monfils in quarter-finals, (Alexander) Zverev round of 16 and now Raonic", Nadal said .

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Tottenham comeback puts paid to Wycombe's FA Cup dreams

Spurs got away with it, just, after Wycombe had given them a fabulous, gripping contest. The 19-year-old would probably have preferred a central role - and he soon got it as Pochettino ordered him to swap places with Moussa Sissoko in the early stages.

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Southampton set to secure investment from Chinese company

MIAMI • American golfer Brittany Lincicome fired a tournament record nine-under 64 on Thursday to grab a two-stroke lead after round one of the LPGA Pure Silk Bahamas Classic, the Tour's 2017 season opener. However that morning, the news that Chinese company Lander Holdings had bought a stake in the club put an ever so slight dampener on the historic achievement.

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Many Clouds dies after beating Thistlecrack at Cheltenham

Many Clouds was winning the Cheltenham Gold Cup trial for a second time, beating the horse rated as favourite for the festival showpiece. Ridden by Leighton Aspell, Many Clouds held off a fast finish from Thistlecrack, but collapsed just metres on from the finish line.

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'Magical' Coutinho key to Liverpool success - Gerrard

The 36-year-old will have seen a significant change in the Brazil global during his playing days at Anfield, and since he left the club for a brief spell in the MLS with LA Galaxy. That result continued a hard start to 2017 for Klopp's side, who have managed just one win in seven games this year - a third-round FA Cup replay victory at League Two Plymouth Argyle.

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History of the Serena vs. Venus Williams rivalry at the Australian Open

World Tennis Association (WTA) also congratulated Serena by mentioning all her Australian Open titles in a single picture, highlighting her career achievements. "No better place to do it than Melbourne ", Serena said. Serena won 7-6 (7-3), 6-2. The feat came as a surprise to Serena, as she shared in her post-match press.

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J. McConnell showered with MVP chants by Philadelphia 76ers fans

There have been nine 50-point triple-doubles in the history of the National Basketball Association, and Rockets guard James Harden has posted two of them within 28 days of each other. "Philly fans are always exciting", Harden said. Kevin Hart is almost two feet shorter than Joel Embiid , but he still sees himself in the Philadelphia 76ers' rising star.

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Finding a Royal Rumble victor that satisfies everyone

If a wrestler is chosen to win the Rumble match, it's a clear sign the company has big plans for them for the future. I suspect this happens if Cena beats Styles for the coveted No. Who should win? Brock Lesnar . A collision with Goldberg looks likely this year, though, after the WCW powerhouse crushed him in just 86 seconds at Survivor Series in November.

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Trump to order 'safe zones' for Syria

Alshawi was already aboard a flight to join his wife and their 7-year-old son in Houston when Trump signed the executive order. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on Saturday sued the Trump administration on behalf of two men who were detained at an airport while traveling back to the USA because of President Trump's immigration crackdown.

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Serena Williams Wins Australian Open

Venus, who will be the oldest finalist at Melbourne Park since tennis turned professional in 1968 , said inspiring a younger generation of players like Vandeweghe was "more than a cherry on top", before expanding her thoughts on why sporting success inspired.

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Tottenham 4-3 Wycombe: Own-goal breaks hearts

The striker got on the end of an early cross into the box after just a minute as he headed across to Paul Hayes but his effort clipped the crossbar on its way over. And there was worse to come for Wycombe, as good Spurs interplay released Son and the desperate Jacobson could not prevent the victor, giving Tottenham the final say in an enthralling encounter.

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Wolves knock Liverpool out of FA Cup

Liverpool laid siege to Southampton's goal in the second half having been outplayed in the opening 45 minutes, but the visitors were doggedly determined to keep the hosts at bay and poached a victor at the death to seal a 2-0 aggregate victory.

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Venus Williams v Serena Williams, Australian Open women's final

The match was Venus' 15th Grand Slam career final - she's won seven - but has lost her only two Australian Open finals, both of which were against Serena . "My first Grand Slam started here, and getting to 23 here, but playing Venus , it's stuff that legends are made of". "It's always very satisfying to be able to get through in such a big match against an opponent who was just on fire".

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Australian Open 2017: Roger Federer beats Stan Wawrinka, enters final in Melbourne

I just feel like, no matter what happens, we've won. It's worked well against all the other players and he hasn't had the chance to do that against Rafa on non-clay in a big tournament since he changed his game plan, and what a flawless time to put it all together: a fast hardcourt, Rafa's exhausted, it just all points to Roger.

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Falcons notebook: Patriots give Dan Quinn plenty to think about

Everyone who I've ever met that calls themselves a fan of the team are diehard, and plan to be that way for the rest of their lives. When they had a 10-point lead with three minutes left, I believed they would win. Mostly, Blank said that in talking to Kraft, and later to Pittsburgh's Art Rooney II, he picked up one piece of advice that might just suit everyone who is along for the ride with the Falcons.

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Westgate Sportsbook puts Tom Brady as Super Bowl LI MVP favorite

It continually surprises new bettors how popular this prop is. "Once you get there you start with (Opening Night)". It also doesn't exactly take a degree in rocket science to figure out how to bet on this prop if you are new to the scene.

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Jose Mourinho: Reaching League Cup final will give us fixture headache

Having been left out of Man United's last two matchday squads, Mourinho has confirmed that the French worldwide will start in the FA Cup fourth round tie at Old Trafford in what has suddenly become a huge match for him following Mourinho's demand that he improves his form.

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James Harden continues to make history with insane triple-double

There's no denying that Embiid has the talent to play in the game but it's not his fault. Embiid finished the game as the Sixers' leading scorer with 32 points. Get back in the MVP groove, and we're likely to not only see the Beard in the lead for the Podoloff Trophy, but also see the Houston offense that had the Rockets as one of the NBA's best early season stories start humming once again.

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Big Bash League: Scorchers scorch Sixers to lift third crown

Richardson and experienced Englishman Tim Bresnan (3-40) grabbed three wickets apiece to restrict the Sixers to a mediocre total of 9-141. Jhye Richardson claimed 3-30 in an excellent all-round bowling display by the hosts. Playing here, I had fun, but I don't think I will play global cricket again. There proved to be little tension this time around as the Sixers slipped to 17 for three after being put into bat although Brad Haddin's 38 in a partnership of 57 with captain Moises ...

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MRI shows Nuggets' Nikola Jokic has left hip strain, is "day-to-day"

Regardless of the early exit, Jokic finished last night's game with 29 points, 14 rebounds and eight assists in a borderline-staggering display of all-around production for a big man. The lead changed hands a couple of times, with Bledsoe leading the way for Phoenix with 14 fourth-quarter points. T.J. Warren added 21 but Phoenix couldn't keep pace down the stretch.

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Venus Williams beats Vandeweghe, reaches Aussie Open final

There is no way I would be at 23 without her. "To see her do so well, it's great". I look forward to it. "I just feel like no matter what happens, we've won ... So thank you Venus for inspiring me to be the best player that I could be and inspiring me to work hard. "She's basically my world and my life". She means everything to me.

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Lowry scores 32, Raptors end skid with 102-86 win over Bucks

Jonas Valanciunas grabbed 11 rebounds to go with eight points. While Lowry captured the plaudits, Casey was equally complimentary of his team's defensive play, a sore point for the Raptors' coach during the losing streak. But after getting back into the game at the start of the fourth, he was disappointed Milwaukee couldn't push on from there. But the feisty Bucks weren't going down without a fight and Toronto led just 77-70 with one quarter left to play.

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Heat Stretch Win Streak to Six Games in Chicago

Chicago is 23-24 good enough for 8th in the East and with all of the child's play chatter going on it seems that they will fall off even worse than that. Heat: C Hassan Whiteside didn't play because of a sprained right ankle suffered Wednesday night against Brooklyn. Yes, Butler needs the ball when the game is on the line, but sometimes fourth quarters are loosely organized chaos, and a team has to take what is given to them.


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