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Amazon said to pay $50M to stream NFL Thursday night games

But that's just what happened to Twitter as Amazon bagged the deal with NFL to livestream the 2017 Thursday Night Football games . Games won't be able to be viewed on Twitter anymore, and Amazon will now offer the games to its Amazon Prime customers.

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1 golfer Dustin Johnson uncertain for Masters after injuring back in fall

The only player with more Masters starts is Gary Player with 52. Seven months later, the ramifications of The King's passing are more obvious than ever. "After the sort of backlash I received, I'd think twice about it", McIlroy told the media on Tuesday from Augusta, Georgia, according to CNN . Johnson finished 70th and 56th in those areas in 2015.

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Sanchez future debate baffling to Wenger

The Chile global has reportedly grown exhausted of Arsenal's "lack of reinforcements" but he wants to remain in the Premier League. Sanchez will have a year left on his contract at the end of the season and a number of clubs have been linked with the Chile worldwide.

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South Carolina surprised, happy to face Mississippi State in NCAA women's final

The overtime game might be the best basketball game, men's or women's, played this year. "Dawn (Staley) has put those kids obviously in some great positions to be successful", Schaefer said. SC (33-4) turned a 10-point halftime lead into a 45-31 advantage midway through the third quarter before the Bulldogs rallied. A basket by Jazzmun Holmes again brought the Bulldogs within four at 54-50 with 6:52 left.

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Rockets set single-season National Basketball Association 3-point record

The league's highflyers will go head-to-head when the San Antonio Spurs host the Warriors on Wednesday. Curry led all scorers with 24 points, 19 in the second half, while Klay Thompson added 20 as the Warriors (62-14) extended their lead over the San Antonio Spurs (58-17) for the league's best record .

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Phillies bats go quiet in loss to Reds

Eickhoff gave the Phillies every chance to start a season 2-0 for the first time since 2011. The Phillies got a pair of infield singles off Michael Lorenzen in the eighth. The Cincinnati Reds today claimed former first-round pick Tyler Goeddel off waivers from the Phillies. The righty slashed.279/.350/.433 at the Double-A platform in 2015 but watched his numbers decrease to a.192/.258/.291 slash line over the course of 234 plate appearances in his big league debut with the Phillies last ...

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Arsenal overcomes West Ham with inspired second half

Uncertainty about the futures of Chilean star Alexis Sanchez - who has cast a glum figure of late - and German World Cup winning playmaker Mesut Ozil has also affected the club. "I love to win football games and I just focus on that". Arsenal have never finished outside top-four under Wenger, who sees increased importance in finishing with one of the four Champions League qualification spots this season.

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North Carolina outlasts Gonzaga to win their sixth National Championship

The Zags reached the big stage with the best team in Mark Few's 18 seasons, a mix of established players, talented transfers and a sterling recruiting class. When North Carolina's slugfest with Gonzaga came to an end Monday night, the Tar Heels had all their answers: The national title was theirs, the nets were hanging around their necks, their redemption tour was a success .

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Johnson's injury, wild weather bring uncertainty to Masters

Payne, during his annual news conference as the club's chairman, was asked for his assessment of the Rio tournament and, in an addendum that clearly caught him off guard, whether Atlanta should make another bid for the Summer Games so golf could be held at Augusta National.

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Lexi Thompson's golf title bid derailed by TV viewer's email

The South Korean benefited in the final round when Lexi Thompson , leading by three with six holes to play, was given a four-stroke penalty for an incorrect ball placement in the previous round. When Thompson was informed of the penalties, she responded, "Is this a joke?" Inbee Park birdied the 16th hole moments later to create a five-person tie for the lead.

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Pacquiao to fight Australia's Horn in July

It didn't work out and thank goodness Jeff was still on the table, so we chose to do it". It's done. "I'm hoping and I'm certain that Australia will, that's very important and it's important for Manny to go there and give a good showing to his Australian fans and the Australian people in general".

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Matt Brown: Roger Federer is at the peak of his powers

He said: "This is where it all started for us in 2004 when you were a little boy who grew into a big man and strong man". Lovely tweet also by Fabio Fognini , who joked a little bit: ´Unique, amazing. Roger and Rafa's legendary rivalry has been rekindled since the start of the year, with the pair producing some spectacular tennis against each other - particularly in the Australian Open.

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Good weather offers golfers full day of practice ahead of Masters

Phil Mickelson (17-1). Three-time victor is just unshakable enough to have one more in him at the age of 46. "I've got four days to figure it out". THE first major of the year is just around the corner as Augusta prepares to host the annual Masters tournament.

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Masters forced to cancel Par 3 contest for the first time

The Masters is the lone major where Johnson has never been a real factor. My patience could get very short the weeks before the Masters sometimes and I could say a few things I didn't mean just because I was in a mood with the Masters coming up, [there'd be] a little bit of stress there.

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Conte underlines Moses' importance at Chelsea

Tottenham closed the gap to within seven points of Chelsea with a routine 2-0 win over Burnley. "We should keep our heads up and think ahead for the next game since it will be very important". Sam Allardyce has claimed it will take a huge offer to buy Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha this summer following another impressive performance against Chelsea last weekend.

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Sabres' Okposo in hospital having tests to determine illness

O'Reilly referred to the Sabres as not being a very good hockey team and said he's exhausted of losing during a six-minute session at his locker before Buffalo's home finale against Montreal on Wednesday. Okposo's last game was March 27 against the Florida Panthers where he played 15:57 and fired three shots on goal. Added Bylsma, "He's been dealing with that, and it's a hard thing for him to be dealing with right now".

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McIlroy leaving nothing to chance in 3rd bid for Grand Slam

Open, he's been nearly unbeatable". He then won the World Golf Championship in Mexico City on March 5 and won the World Match Play tournament on March 26. "And he is arguably, in my mind, the best driver of the golf ball of all time, other than Tiger Woods in 2000. When you put length and his accuracy together, and he's hitting wedges to every hole, how do you beat the guy?" That's just one of the reasons Johnson confidence is through the roof.

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Five "Players to Watch" at the 81st Masters tournament

While the underground SubAir system that sucks water from the course's surface should ensure speedy play on the greens, strong winds and a soggy surface will keep players off balance when the tournament begins on Thursday. "Same goes for this week". "Yo u feel like the more you force the issue, the more things can go wrong". If he's good to go, he might just have all of that.

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Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal again to win Miami Open

Roger Federer has revealed that he does not expect to compete in any clay-court tournaments until the French Open, which starts on May 28. Even if Nadal manages to come away with his 10th French Open title in Paris, Federer should be the favorite at the All England Club.

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Tampa Bay Rays vs. New York Yankees

Mathis scored on Nick Ahmed 's pinch-hit single, and Pollock - who missed virtually all of last season with a broken elbow - followed with a two-run homer just over the left-field fence that tied it at 3. "This is a young team, a talented team, so it's just going out and playing well". "All the veteran players do their job, and if we do that, we're going to be in good shape".

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Liverpool: Sturridge in contention for Reds return

Howe says a desire to guard against fatigue - with Cherries in the midst of a spell of three games in eight days - will also influence his selection for the game on Merseyside. "Of course we will bring in players". Despite the concerns, Klopp said he would not tolerate despondency. Liverpool had chances to further increase their lead but were made to pay for their defensive fragilities when Josh King was allowed to turn inside the area and tuck away his 12th goal of the season with ...

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Yankees homer twice to back Sabathia in 5-0 win over Rays

Petersburg, Florida. New York Yankees' CC Sabathia goes into his delivery to the Tampa Bay Rays during the fifth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, April 4, 2017, in St. Yankees: Girardi said Gregorius, expected to be out until sometime in May due to a right shoulder strain, has started a throwing program. He is out until some time in May.

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Moyes to remain as Sunderland manager

You still might get a slap even though you're a woman. "Moyes" comments were probably made in jest. Clarke said: "It was regrettable, it was distasteful, and I think it showed a complete lack of respect". "There's a professional woman trying to do a job - and not an easy job - and she's asking appropriate questions in a respectful manner, and I think she deserves respectful responses - not responses like that".

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Tom Keegan: Loss to OR cuts deepest of Elite Eight setbacks

Head coach Bill Self is now 2-7 in Elite Eight games, which wasn't lost on Lawrence PD. "We just lace them up and go play and play as hard as we can". The Jayhawks are one of the worst free-throw shooting teams, shooting just 67.6 percent from the charity stripe. "I second that", Davis followed.

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Justin Thomas: J. Thomas seeks 1st taste of Masters success

This falls in line with a recent trend in which majors have been won by first-time victors more often than not. Picking a victor is made even harder by the fact that the top-ranked golfer in the world has not won in Augusta for 15 years and the last Masters rookie to win a green jacket was Fuzzy Zoeller in 1979, but then, no one expected Danny Willetts to win in 2016.

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Another line of severe storms expected to hit Wiregrass Wednesday

One school district, the Currituck County Schools, already plans to be closed Thursday because of the severe weather. High winds from the storm downed power lines and trees along roads and beside an interstate, Stewart County Sheriff Office dispatcher Sandra James said by phone.

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Johnson emerges as Masters doubt after "serious fall"

Winkle said the US Open champion "landed very hard on his lower back" and was taking anti-inflammatory medication and using ice treatment in the hope of being able to play in the tournament. "The old saying that you've had to have been here to know the golf course has been disproven". Jordan Spieth is expected to be among Johnson's main rivals as he looks to banish memories of last year's spectacular final-day collapse by winning his second Masters .

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NHL's Oly decision a punch in the gut

I'm pretty sure everything is going to be fine. Before the announcement, Washington Capitals star Alexander Ovechkin had made known his plans to compete for Team Russia in Pyeongchang regardless of the NHL's decision, a move that Capitals owner Ted Leonsis says he will support.

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Another memorable triple-double for Russell Westbrook

His 57 points were one shy of his career high. Oklahoma City's offense is abysmal without Westbrook. Looking to carry over their energy from the second quarter, the Magic got off to a quick start after the halftime break. The closing quarter seemed to be much of the same, Dallas keeping enough distance. "They were moving the ball very well". A raucous crowd of 18,408 fans looked on in awe as Westbrook pulled up from the right wing and buried a 30-foot 3-pointer with 7.1 seconds remaining ...

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Germany's Podolski crowns farewell with stunning victor over England

Southgate said the team backed the FA's decision. However, Southgate said he has a squad at his disposal capable of playing "a number of systems". It was only fitting that the Galatasaray forward, who joins Japan's Vissel Kobe next season, should claim his 49th goal on his 130th - and final - global appearance.

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Augusta National shuts down again because of stormy weather

I was not making very many bogeys and I make a lot of birdies. After enjoying a almost unrivaled college career at Arizona State - coached by Phil Mickelson's brother - Rahm has made quick work of golf's most competitive tour. When the tournament begins, he expects more of the same. "It will surely be there and it has been there", said Spieth, wearing a green shirt that would be a flawless match for the jacket he hopes to don again on Sunday .

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Wenger offers no update on Arsenal future despite win

West Ham will be boosted by the return of Michail Antonio and possibly Mark Noble for the trip to Arsenal . "While the footballing world waits for confirmation from Arsene Wenger on his future, Slaven Bilic has received a public vote of confidence from West Ham's owners on his".

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Hart to captain England in Lithuania clash

The former Middlesbrough and England U-21 manager also revealed that the winning mentality which exists in Jones' English set-up is something which he wants to instill in his own squad. "Of those, some have finished playing for England - some have retired officially and some have unofficially retired". Lithuania come into the match as huge underdogs but have no injury concerns or players out with suspensions.

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Tottenham boss Pochettino hails side's late comeback win

Big smiles and arms around shoulders before kick off when Koreans Ki Sung-Yueng and Son Heung-min, on opposing sides, embraced during the warm up. And the Tottenham manager was stunned by how his side scored three late goals, but he was delighted it underlined the team ethic.

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Raiders get owners' OK to move to Vegas

The Raiders have already announced they will be staying in Oakland for the 2017 and 2018 seasons. "If I was the fans I wouldn't attend a game the next two years". On the day after raider nation got kicked in the gut, they received a notice from team officials. The team will reportedly not move to Vegas until 2020, which is when the new stadium is projected to be finished.


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