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The Masters 2017: Sergio Garcia puts on his first Green Jacket

Sergio Garcia is no longer in the conversation of outstanding golfers to never win a major. "You've got to hit the top of the leaderboard". The future looked bright with many majors to come. That set up an easy eagle putt. The 2015 Masters champion was all but gone after a frustrating, quadruple bogey nine on the 15th hole in Thursday's opening round.

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Williamson's ton puts Kiwis ahead on 4th day vs Proteas

A long conversation followed between the umpires and Proteas captain Faf du Plessis , who appeared to argue that the ball should not be changed, presumably because its deterioration was natural, and thus a fair advantage to the bowling team.

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Rose says losing Masters 'stings' but happy for Garcia

A slew of runner-up or top-five major finishes later, Garcia finally brought home his first major title. "To do it on his 60th birthday, it's something wonderful". "To be totally honest, I'm very happy. You deserve it all amigo", from second-ranked Rory McIlroy and "Congrats, well earned", from 14-time major victor Tiger Woods.

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Justin Rose, Sergio Garcia share Masters lead ahead of final round

Garcia entered the day with a 74.9 scoring average in third rounds at Augusta, the worst among any player in the last 30 years with at least 10 appearances. Hoffman is joined at -4 by another former UNLV golfer, Ryan Moore. Jordan Spieth has faded from contention. "I thought the golf course would be hard today but it was nice to get out to five-under and hit our goal in the end".

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Mesut Ozil wants to know Arsene Wenger's future before committing to Arsenal

Ozil said on Sunday that he won't make a decision on his future until Wenger's situation is clearer. He also said that the player's disappointment at being omitted from Gareth Southgate's most recent England squad has driven Walcott to perform even better for his club.

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What Sergio Garcia said after winning the 2017 Masters

The old Sergio Garcia would have drowned in self-pity when he had to take an unplayable lie amidst the bushes and the pine straw left of Rae's Creek on the 13th hole. Pieters was on the verge of contending until he bogeyed the 16th out of a bunker and finished fourth with Matt Kuchar , who aced the 16th. Charl Schwartzel, the 2011 champion, closed with a 68 to grab third at 6 under.

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Leafs' Andersen forced to exit game after hit to head

They've been beaten a number of times in the playoffs. The Stanley Cup Playoff bracket is set. Maple Leafs: Prepare for Washington in Round 1. They finished the season 32-7-2 at the Verizon Center, marking the franchise record for home wins in a season.

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Hawks seal 10th straight playoff appearance when Bulls lose

Tim Hardaway Jr . scored 22 and Dwight Howard added 19 points for Atlanta. There are only three days remaining in the National Basketball Association regular season, but the Boston Celtics could still finish anywhere from first to third in the Eastern Conference standings.

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Garcia wins the Masters, ends drought at the majors

Eighteen years and 71 majors later, more tears for Sergio Garcia. He summed up his rundown saying, "There's wonderful storylines". Rose, who won his first major at the 2013 US Open, captured the first Olympic golf crown contested since 1904 previous year in Rio.

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Spanish La Liga: Malaga stun FC Barcelona 2-0

Barcelona travel to face Madrid on April 23 but they might well do so without Neymar , who is facing suspension after being sent off on Saturday. Atletico, which added the draw to wins at Real in the last three league campaigns, stayed in third place, 10 points back.

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Cormier retains light heavyweight belt, retires Johnson

Cormier retained his belt with a second-round submission victory over "Rumble", who hung up his gloves moments after his second loss to "DC". With a vicious choke, Daniel Cormier forced Anthony Johnson into submission and retirement. A guy that wears sweat suits is pretty cool. "You can't beat me Jimi!" Dude's done. Jimi Manuwa would be lucky to get out 10 minutes. "Seven minutes.

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Dele Alli: Teams 'scared' of coming to White Hart Lane

A successful afternoon for Spurs was capped by the return of England striker Harry Kane after injury but Argentinian boss Pochettino was convinced his squad had already shown they were strong enough to cope with the loss of a key player. It was testament to how well the hosts were playing that when Harry Kane was brought on late in the second half, it was more to give him a run-out than through necessity.

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Arsenal 'forgot to celebrate' goals against Man City, claims club legend Henry

Recently Arsenal fans have been very vocal in their attempts to get their long-serving gaffer out of the club. But I don't think many managers could have done what he has in the last 10 years. In 2012, Wenger compared finishing in the top four to winning a trophyand that view was recently echoed by Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola. "I'm not sure.

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Liverpool loses top scorer Sadio Mane for season

Firmino after the last game had a bit of a groin problem and was a bit exhausted, maybe he could have started but we had to leave him out of training for three days, so it was his first session today! Jonathan Walters' late first-half strike gave the Potters the lead, before Coutinho's 70th-minute equaliser was followed up by the victor from Firmino two minutes' later.

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Walcott: Nothing can keep Ozil down

Going into the game, the teams had just two league wins between them since the start of February, with Arsenal seven points adrift of the top four at kick-off. "We are always praised maybe more than we deserve it when it goes well and punished more than we deserve it when it doesn't go well, but that's the whole world".

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Kyrgios Clinches, Aussies Set to Face Belgium in Davis Cup Semis

Isner beat substitute Groth 7-6 (5), 6-3 in the meaningless second reverse singles on Sunday, in a match reduced to best-of-three, to make the final score line 3-2. After a similar lull in the third set, he fought back from 4-1 down to close the match and the quarter-final 7-6 (7-4), 6-3, 6-4. "I'm going out there and playing the game how it's supposed to be played, and I'm playing hard", he said.

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UNC Tops Gonzaga For NCAA Title

Justin Jackson converted a three-point play with 1:40 remaining to put the Tar Heels ahead to stay. Hicks scored 13 points and connected on his last four attempts, including a huge bucket in the lane to give UNC a three-point lead. A year after Villanova snatched the title from the Tar Heels' hands in the closing seconds, the referees did their best to hijack this one, too. "I'll read one text message I got last night", Williams said.

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Chelsea boss Conte calls for calm against Man United

The games at Ipswich, the games with us in the Championship, they were steep learning curves for him and now he is reaping the benefits in the Premier League. "I have a vision for all my players". "I think we saw last week, we defended very well, we were compact together, we are conceding more goals but credit to the other teams as well", he said.

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Harden: Westbrook's record 'huge accomplishment' but MVP about wins

Westbrook will average a triple-double for a season and set an National Basketball Association record with his 42nd triple-double this season in a victory Sunday over the Denver Nuggets. "I thought winning is what this is about - period", Harden said . "I'm not going to get into depths, but I thought winning is the most important thing", Harden said to Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle.

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Red Sox rally with 4 in 8th inning, beat Tigers 7-5

It was another frustrating day for the offense, and while Eduardo Rodriguez wasn't great he was good enough for a win. Chris Sale was stellar in his first game of the season, though he didn't earn the win. "Well, we couldn't hold them late", said Detroit manager Brad Ausmus, a Dartmouth College grad. Ryan was forced to fly into Columbus, Ohio, and drive back to MI after his flight from Tampa was cancelled.

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Bradley out of starting lineup for Red Sox, has MRI on knee

But the plans changed when Bradley's knee stiffened and swelled up overnight. Farrell said the team was waiting for the images to be reviewed. "The ground gave out from underneath him as he rounded first". "He's walking under his own power", Farrell told reporters. A serious injury to Bradley, could be devastating in the short- and long-term, but for now it seems like the Red Sox have avoided a worst-case scenario.

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Garcia wins Masters in playoff

Also an afterthought was Rickie Fowler, who started one shot behind and shot 76. However Garcia responded with an even better shot to get even closer to the pin and launch the pressure right back on Rose. "It's been such a long time coming", confessed Garcia, a three-time runner-up among a staggering 23 top-10 finishes in major championships since his debut in 1999.

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Ozil: My Arsenal future tied to Wenger's

Inside my career I've consistently made decisions not only due to teams but supervisors, also. Ozil said on Sunday that he won't make a decision on his future until Wenger's situation is clearer. Arsenal now sit outside the Champions League places in the Premier League, seven points adrift of Manchester City in fourth. The pressure on Arsene Wenger reached breaking point during the defeat to Bayern and Ozil has admitted that his performance was not up to scratch during Arsenal's ...

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Sergio Garcia wins first major in dramatic playoff at the Masters

Justin Rose, of England, reacts after missing a birdie putt on the 18th hole during the final round of the Masters golf tournament, Sunday, April 9, 2017 , in Augusta, Ga . "I am so happy". "You deserve it all amigo", from second-ranked Rory McIlroy and "Congrats, well earned", from 14-time major victor Tiger Woods. He took an unplayable lie penalty, then punched into the fairway.

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Cubs rally on Opening Night but lose to the Cardinals 4-3

Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson. This season Fowler will be on the opponents side, and it will be interesting to see how much the Cubs miss his hitting and speed at the top of the order as the season progresses. That being said, here are some takeaways from the season opener. "No contemporary starter digs that idea". I get lead it off, and then I can hit anywhere.

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Damian Lillard Drops Career-High 59 Points

The win moves Portland 1.5 games ahead of the Denver Nuggets for the eighth and final playoff bid in the Western Conference, with the victor moving on to play the No. "We've got to step back and see who is healthy". We've seen this story several times recently, as the bench play to start the second and fourth quarters has been bad, and has allowed opponents to gain momentum.

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Derek Fox is a Grand National champion

Since its origins the Grand National has seen several horse deaths, at least one jockey dead and multiple injuries with fallen horses and riders nearly every year. ITV recently won the rights to the Grand National having, this year, had horse racing on its air for the first time in over 30 years. Everyone has their own approach to choosing a horse in the Aintree Grand National .

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Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he feels like Benjamin Button

Unlike its rivals, United can still qualify for next season's Champions League by winning the Europa League. "The result was good", Mourinho said. "I train hard, I believe in myself and I know what I am able to do", Ibrahimovic said to Sky Sports .

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Antoine Griezmann strikes late to derail Real Madrid's title hopes

Griezmann has proven to be just what Atletico hoped for when it secured his transfer from Real ociedad in 2014; he has blossomed into one of the league's most creative and talented scorers with expert vision, a strong shot from distance, and speed.

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Manchester United cruise to victory at Sunderland

Mourinho, who takes his side to Anderlecht for the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final on Thursday evening, was a happy man after seeing them cruise to victory at the Stadium of Light. From the kick-off, Sunderland failed to touch the ball as the Armenian was afforded time and space to send a low angled drive past Pickford from 15 yards to notch his ninth goal of the season.

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KXIP vs RCB: Can Glenn Maxwell Execute his Game-Plan Against Bangalore?

De Villiers has all the shots in the book, and he can take the attack to the bowlers in the middle overs, and score quick runs if required. South African veteran Hashim Amla held firm at one end, scoring nearly at a run-a-ball rate and managing to clear the fence on three occasions.

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Justin Rose, Sergio Garcia share Masters lead

Are you flashy or hip like those other three players in the final two pairings? He bogeyed the first hole, though he got the shot back with a birdie on the second. Arnie , of course, is Arnold Palmer , a four-time Masters champion whose death last June has occasioned memorials at almost every stop where golfers have gathered since.

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Man City 3-1 Hull - Outclassed but careless too

Manchester City's Leroy Sane (centre) celebrates after an own goal from Hull City's Ahmed Elmohamady (right). "It's unbelievable, the joy we've been able to witness on the pitch, the things he's given us on his day...it's a piece of art and as much as I like a big tackle and a big header, I can say honestly there is something incredible about what he is able to do".

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As Westbrook makes history, Thunder dominate the Bucks

Robertson set the record during the 1961-62 season. The Grizzlies (42-37) lost their third straight to fall 3 1/2 games behind the sixth-place Thunder (45-33) in the Western Conference standings. It was a blowout victory over the Milwaukee Bucks, a 31-point win that marked the largest margin of the season. Oklahoma took the lead to 10 in the third quarter, but the teams were tied at 95-all before Doug McDermott connected on a 3-pointer with 1:24 left, earning Westbrook his 10th assist .

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Tottenham crush Watford to close in on Chelsea

If there was a team Pochettino could have handpicked to keep up momentum it had to be Watford . But Hoddle says the club's owners - ENIC International - and chairman Daniel Levy must be bold enough in the transfer market to avoid losing stars such as Kane and Alli, while also seeking to attract more top names to north London .


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