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Sergio Garcia wins first Masters title over Justin Rose in a playoff

He sunk the putt for an eagle, while Rose evened the score at 9 under with a birdie. But his time at the top was brief as Rose broke his run of six pars with a nerveless birdie putt, and both contenders then peppered the pin at 16 and the Englishman piled on the pressure when he holed his slippery birdie putt.

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Allegri to reshuffle for Chievo as Juventus await Barcelona

But Dybala said he is content with life in Turin . Allegri's men have only conceded twice in this season's Champions League but the coach said he will be naming an attacking line-up for Tuesday's opening leg although defensive solidity will still be important.

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Garcia finally proves his majors mettle with Masters triumph

The 37-year-old Spaniard, who edged Englishman Justin Rose in a playoff to finally win his first major on Sunday (Monday NZ time), appeared to move his ball while clearing pine needles in preparation for his third shot. Other golfers in the top 10 included Paul Casey (sixth place), Kevin Chappel and Rory McIlroy (tied for seventh) and Ryan Moore and Adam Scott (tied for ninth).

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Rose and Garcia lead the Masters going into final round

The Masters is headed to a sudden-death playoff between Sergio Garcia and Justin Rose. He safely negotiated Amen Corner, where he came to grief spectacularly in the final round past year, and picked up further birdies at the par-five 13th and 15th holes before dropping his only shot of the day at the par-three 16th.

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Garcia no favourite for U.S. Open, despite Masters win

Ten years ago at Carnoustie, Garcia had a chance to win the British Open with an 8-foot putt on the last hole. Both hit the green, Garcia's ball five feet from the cup. The scores were level heading up the final hole. And then, after two smoked drives at 18, two putts: Rose from eight feet to the right of the pin, which slid by.

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Flu Bug Bites Red Sox Again: Ramirez, Betts Out Of Lineup

Manager John Farrell said the team has tried to quarantine sick players and coaches, but part of the difficulty is the fact that there are multiple illnesses going around. Provided he does, we would be looking at a bullpen again on Wednesday". There's no need for the Red Sox to get ahead of themselves by putting pressure on Price with an arbitrary date, so we're left to make an educated guess based on how long pitchers normally take to ramp up in camp.

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Alabama's Bentley Resigns After Pleading Guilty to Criminal Charges

Bentley chose to resign on Monday. "To ensure the silence of his staff, Governor Bentley encouraged an atmosphere of intimidation", it added. Attorneys for both sides worked from Sunday night through Monday morning and up until minutes before the hearing to get the plea deal done, said Ellen Brooks, the special assistant attorney general who has supervised the investigation for the past two months.

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National Basketball Association roundup: Russell Westbrook ties triple-double record

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 . "From the tip we did a good job of making it tough for them", point guard Russell Westbrook noted. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that the Thunder are much worse when Westbrook isn't on the floor.

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Guardiola to assess Kompany and Delph before Manchester City face Hull

Conte, in his first season as Chelsea boss, added: "We must be focused and try to win six games and take three points". "We'll have to see what happens at the end of the season". We started well, created some chances but when we conceded we realized we must improve our level and tempo. "We come here to Stamford Bridge and play the way we have, with huge personality".

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Japan issues 'strong protest' over N.Korea missile launch

It was North Korea's fourth attempted missile launch of the year. U.S. Pacific Command's initial assessments indicate the type of missile was a KN-15 medium-range ballistic missile. President Donald Trump had warned on Sunday in an interview with Financial Times that he could take unilateral action to eliminate North Korea's nuclear threat.

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Arsenal humiliated again in 3-0 loss at Crystal Palace

We have to respond. "We drew with them or beat them more often than expected and Wenger couldn't handle it". I think more of them want change. Palace striker Christian Benteke then had a goal ruled out for offside before Cabaye's superb curled effort and Milivojevic's penalty in five second-half minutes completed a miserable night for Wenger at a raucous Selhurst Park.

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Chiefs draft rumors: Patrick Mahomes, DeShone Kizer visit

A three-year starter at right guard and center, Pocic was one of the best offensive linemen in the SEC this past season while earning first team all-conference honors by the AP and coaches. There are some intriguing measurables with Liufau and the Browns did met with him at the Senior Bowl. As a passer he has an easy delivery and just throws a good, catchable ball.

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Junior Galette Arrested for Disorderly Conduct Following Fight

According to Evan Woodbery of NOLA.com , Galette was arrested and charged for domestic abuse after police discovered a woman outside Galette's house with visible injuries to her ear and face. As mentioned earlier, Galette has never played a snap for the Redskins. Galette was a productive player in New Orleans, posting two seasons with double-digit sacks.

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Javier Baez to Start for Cubs Day After Scary Collision

Baez walked back to the dugout sporting a welt around his left eye. When the collision first occurred between Baez and Heyward, it did not look good. "Everybody wants to talk about this", Arrieta said after the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers.

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LeBron James, Kyrie Irving ruled out for Cleveland

Here's Wednesday's slate: Miami hosts Washington (which is locked into the No. 4 spot), Chicago hosts NBA-worst Brooklyn, and IN hosts Atlanta. Andersen won a title in Miami in 2013. "But I think it makes it that much more special knowing everybody was kicking dirt on us two months ago". In the final minutes of regulation, Richardson had three crucial calls down the stretch, all of which didn't go in the Cavs favor.

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Red Sox OF, former USC star Jackie Bradley Jr. placed on DL

The Red Sox plan to have Bradley see team physician Dr. Peter Asnis in Boston on Monday before deciding if he will need to go on the 10-day disabled list. The good news is the injuries that have plagued the Red Sox early this season haven't been serious. Jennings says Andrew Benintendi will "likely" play center in place of Bradley Jr.

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Garcia takes first major with Masters win

Garcia and England's Rose, the 2016 Rio Olympic champion and 2013 US Open victor, were deadlocked on nine-under par 279 after 72 holes. Rose's drive found the pine straw under a tree and he had to punch out, with his ball ending up just a few yards in front of Garcia's tee shot.

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Wizards beat Pistons in Palace of Auburn Hills finale

Tomas Satoransky came off the bench to score 11 points for Washington. "When you start getting into the three, four, five and six, that's when you really start making your mark", Thomas said. 3-POINTER - With Reggie Jackson shut down for the season and Beno Udrih injured late in Sunday's win at Memphis and out for the season, the Pistons had to patch together their minutes at point guard when Ish Smith Saturday Darrun Hilliard got the call, based on his experience in previous emergency ...

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One certainty in EPL title race: 3-man defense wins

Spurs closed the gap to seven points at the weekend by beating Burnley 2-0, as Crystal Palace upset the Blues 2-1 at Stamford Bridge. "I think a lot of people enjoyed this game, Chelsea against City, and that is the most important thing for us".

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Real Madrid dealt defensive blow as Pepe suffers broken ribs

The results sees Real hold their 10-point advantage over Diego Simeone's side but now lead arch-rivals Barcelona by just three points, with just eight games to go. In the first half, Antoine Griezmann fired off Atletico's only shot on target of the opening 45 minutes with an effort from 30 yards out, on the break, that Navas was forced to top behind for a corner.

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Wenger: Why Arsenal were beaten by Crystal Palace…

Arsenal sit seven points off the top four with two games in hand. - In the last eight Premier League games, only Sunderland (6) have lost more games than Arsenal (5). Without some desperate last-ditch defending Palace , revitalised in their past six games, could have scored further goals . The longer Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger delays making an announcement regarding his future, the more the suspicion grows that he is waiting for a run of good results and performances before he ...

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Mourinho: United too reliant on Ibrahimovic

United have now gone 20 matches unbeaten in the Premier League but remain outside the Champions League places - largely on account of drawing 10 games during this period. It is not the first time this season Mkhitaryan has faced criticism from the manager. " I would sign immediately for that next year because in the modern Premier League it is really, really hard to do - but we need to score goals to win matches".

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Condom balloon stops play at Chicago Cubs and Milwaukee Brewers MLB match

But Hendricks got hurt using his cutter again in the bottom of the inning when Nick Franklin made his first hit for the Brewers count with a booming two-run homer to right-center. Machado hit a three-run drive in the fifth inning to make it 5-4, and Smith completed the comeback in the seventh with a two-run shot off Tyler Clippard (0-1).

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Wenger anxious by damaging Palace defeat

Walcott admitted that Palace simply wanted it more than the Gunners, who fell to their fourth straight away league loss for the first time under Arsene Wenger and further away from a top four finish. This is Arsenal's worst season under Wenger and he still hasn't informed the club or fans whether he'll be signing a new contract. Perhaps the loyal away supporters who have seen their team implode week in, week out have started to realise that the 11 men on the pitch should share the blame ...

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Hazard warns Chelsea defenders ahead of Man Utd trip

He's doing more interviews, he's speaking English. "I had a link there, which was a nice thing, Clem sold it brilliantly to me and it was one of those". Alli grabbed his 16th Premier League goal of the season with a superb curling effort during Tottenham's emphatic 4-0 win over Watford on Saturday.

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North Carolina crowned NCAA Champions

With less than 2 minutes left, they had the lead in the national title game. The "underdog", Gonzaga , may have surprised some people making it to the final. Gonzaga , a Roman Catholic university in Spokane, Washington, emerged as a Cinderella team in 1999, reaching the Elite Eight before losing to eventual champion CT.

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Three-way bid launched for first 48-team FIFA World Cup

No nation from CONCACAF, the governing body for soccer in North and Central America and the Caribbean, has hosted the tournament since the United States in 1994. If the bid was successful - and providing Federation Internationale de Football Association decides to keep the current system - it would mean three of CONCACAF's qualification slots would be sewn up by the hosts.

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Wenger demands united Arsenal for crucial run

Speaking to the Mail on Sunday , Ozil said: "I have one more year on my contract". & #8220;But what's most significant is the supervisor's view. Just take a look at Arsenal's bench compared to Bayern's in the second leg and you'll quickly realise where Ozil is coming from.

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Verstappen sure Red Bull can close gap to Mercedes, Ferrari

I had my teammate Daniel trying to get past and then I had a Haas in front of me. "We are definitely working hard to get new parts to the auto as soon and try to just get the pace up a bit and be closer to the top two teams, because behind us is at the moment quite a big gap, as you could see".

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Padres' Wil Myers hits stand-up triple for first cycle of 2017 season

For Tuesday's matchup, the Padres will be bringing out RHP Jered Weaver . But Monday night, with a first-pitch temperature of 58 degrees and a golf-clap crowd of 20,564, Colorado produced next to nothing against a Padres team expected to be sweeping up the National League West cellar by September.

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EPL: Romelu Lukaku shines as Everton end Leicester City's streak

Mirallas and Robert Huth went head to head and earned bookings in a flashpoint caused by the Leicester defender's foul on the Belgium worldwide, before Everton moved back in front in the 41st minute. On current form, he would be kept out of the team by Dele Alli, a player two years his junior who has kicked on far more impressively than Barkley during the past two seasons.

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UN Security Council condemns Egypt church bombings

Devastating blasts hit Coptic churches in Tanta and Alexandria in Egypt, killing at least 44 people. And the Egyptian president proceeded immediately to add to his armoury by declaring a state of emergency , deploying troops around the country and, ominously, warning the press against repeated coverage of massacres and of the need to "deal with the issue with credibility and responsibility".

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Justin Rose ties Sergio Garcia for lead

Garcia , who earned the nickname El Niño when he burst on the scene as a teenager, told Efe that the Augusta National Golf Club was now a special place for him as a 37-year-old Tour veteran. A bogey on the fourth was the first blemish to the scorecard. After a bogey at No. 6 and a birdie at No. 8, he came alive on the back nine with five birdies: Nos.

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Davis Cup captain bemoans lack of British talent coming through

GB failed to make the semi-finals for the first time in three years, but Leon Smith insisted there were still positives to take away. "There were some points I could have made better choices and better execution but when it counted I just didn't get it done".

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Sergio Garcia wins The Masters

Garcia said he was very satisfied and very proud not only of how he had performed during the game but also of all the people who supported him since the beginning of his career. "I'm not good enough", he told reporters at the Masters that year, after a poor third round knocked him out of contention. But then it was Rose's turn to miss, failing to convert a seven-footer for par at the 17th and sending them to the 18th tied again, Ryder Cup teammates each on the verge of achieving a lifelong ...


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