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Arnold Palmer, a golfing king with common touch, dies at 87

President Barack Obama tweeted: "Here's to The King who was as extraordinary on the links as he was generous to others". A successful businessman and seven-times major champion, Palmer owned a golf course design firm and a private resort at Bay Hill in Orlando, Florida where the logo is a red, yellow, white and green umbrella.

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West Ham owners: Be assured we will sort the problems out

The memorable win over Manchester United in the last game at Upton Park may just have papered over the cracks appearing in a team already on the slide. The wide open spaces have allowed opposition teams to get round the back of the defence and the lack of real pace in the team has been horribly exposed at times.

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Kelly: Kaepernick not fully healthy, strong enough to be No. 2

But pay attention to Kelly's use of "right now", because Gabbert and his woeful 68.6 passer rating (the second worst in the league behind Ryan Fitzpatrick's ) isn't going to cut it for much longer if the Niners hope to repeat their opening-night success.

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Russell Wilson (ankle, knee) should practice Wednesday for Seahawks

But there was some bad news for the Seahawks . "Russell is good ", head coach Pete Carroll said on KIRO -AM Monday. Rawls missed the Seahawks win over the San Francisco 49ers this past week and Christine Michael filled in for him.

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Best quotes from Obama's speech at African-American museum opening

Speaking at a dedication ceremony for the National Museum of African American History and Culture , Obama said that the story of black America is the story of America. He spoke at the dedication ceremony and said a great nation does not hide from its history, but 'faces its flaws and corrects them'. Thousands are expected to gather on the National Mall on Saturday morning to watch Obama, the nation's first black president, cut the ribbon to open the museum.

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Arsenal Receive Colossal Injury Boost From Francis Coquelin [L'Equipe]

Missing out on the title last season the way they did would have only rekindled any personal ambition he has to win another Premier League. It's one of the games where what we want to do worked very well. "He's a guy with a good assessment of his performances and qualities". The Gunners moved up to forth place following tonight's result. Gunners manager Arsene Wenger stated that it's a similar injury to the one Coquelin suffered previous year, so the player could be out for four months, ...

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'A lot of pain' Marlins cope with Fernandez's death

Instead, he's being mourned by teammates, coaches, family and friends. Velos also stated Fernandez was not driving the boat and does not own it, but the boat's owner has been stopped before for safety violations. The news on Sunday quickly hit social media , and fans broadcast their shock and grief over the loss of such a talented, inspiring young ballplayer.

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Marlins' Jose Fernandez was on top of the world before boat crash

The boat was traveling full speed and was demolished. "My mother, in her old age, wants to go to the ballpark on days that he pitched", Le Batard said, before beginning to tear up. "Those blue lights are supposed to be on at the dock to make the boat look pretty, but when you're on the ocean, everyone can see you but you can't see anyone else".

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Jose Fernandez's No. 16 will be retired by the Marlins

That's part of the investigation. The boat has been towed from the scene. The flight of baseball talent for rich contracts in the US remains a sensitive topic in Cuba. The boat was discovered by the Coast Guard just after 3:00 a.m. Sunday morning. "Deep in our hearts there is a lot of pain", third baseman Martin Prado said.

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Marlins Players to All Wear Jose Fernandez's Jersey Number For Monday's Game

The Marlins stood on the field for an emotional ceremony, where his teammates, including Giancarlo Stanton and Christian Yelich, and Marlins coaches like Barry Bonds and Don Mattingly teared up as a trumpet solo played "Take Me Out to the Ballgame".

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Wentz keeps Eagles unbeaten, shreds Steelers

Still, Wentz has been a good manager, throwing for 468 yards and three touchdowns without an interception. It won't be the last. However, they will be facing a very underrated and talented Philadelphia Eagles team that is desperately trying to prove their worth and exceed all of the National Football League predictions that had them finishing last in the NFC East.

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Carson Wentz's bandwagon is getting full

Through two weeks, the offense looked like it could be the NFL's best . Wentz did it again. He still hasn't committed a turnover. Nor was it, "Oh well , the Bears stink". Eagles coach Doug Pederson played for and coached under Chiefs coach Andy Reid. "I think there is a lot more of that in there". "But I don't know what he has coming this week".

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Palestinians 'trying to stab' Israeli officers killed

According to Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld, an Israeli border guard was lightly injured in the attack . Later the same day near a flashpoint holy site in Hebron in the occupied West Bank , two Palestinians aged 21 and 17 tried to stab Israeli border police before being shot, police said.

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'Arizona Cardinals at Buffalo Bills - 9/25/16 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction'

The Week 1 Cardinals or Week 2 Cardinals? "We got the talent to do it, we just got to make sure we are locked in and focused on what we are doing". "This is what we are built for". "They were gashing us, so they didn't really have to pass the ball if they didn't want to", Cardinals safety Tony Jefferson said. But they needed 78 for a touchdown and settled for the Carpenter field goal to take the 3-0 lead.

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Moore earns final US Ryder Cup captain's pick

Masters champion Danny Willett of England, Rafa Cabrera-Bello of Spain, Andy Sullivan of England, Thomas Pieters of Belgium, Chris Wood of England and 22-year-old Matthew Fitzpatrick of England will experience the intense Ryder Cup pressure for the first time.

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Rory McIlroy clinches £7.7MILLION FedEx Cup prize after Tour Championship victory

RIVIERA MAYA, Mexico (AP) - Australia completed a runaway victory in the World Amateur Team Championship, beating England by 19 strokes and sweeping the top two individual spots. The triple at the par-four seventh was a disaster after he found water with his third shot following an errant drive. "I am so happy". "I feel like I'm playing really well", Johnson said.

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MI rises in Pro Football Focus Top 25, evaluates Penn State performance

De'Veon Smith led an overwhelming ground game with 107 yards rushing and a touchdown and Karan Higdon ran for two scores and No. 4 MI routed Penn State 49-10 on Saturday in both teams' Big Ten opener at Ann Arbor, Mich . Jabrill Peppers gave the fans an early thrill by returning Penn State's first punt to the 9, although a bench-interference penalty moved the ball to the Nittany Lions 24.

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Baseball fans mourn death of Jose Fernandez in boat crash

The ball-player and two other victims, aged between 24 and 27, died when the 32ft (10m) boat crashed on to rocks, overturning on a jetty, off Miami Beach at around 3.30am local time on Sunday. "Hands down one of my favorite guys to watch pitch!" Fernández's team paid tribute by painting his number 16 on the pitching mound and leaving a hat and flowers.

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Michael Conforto leads Mets in big Friday win

Randal Grichuk added three RBIs and Jhonny Peralta had three hits and scored three runs for the Cardinals, who stopped a two-game skid and moved into a tie with San Francisco for the final NL wild-card spot pending the Giants' game at San Diego (see full recap).

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Amber Alert issued for two children in Indiana

Pasztor is a white boy. She has long brown hair, brown eyes, and was last seen wearing a black nightgown. The Allen County Sheriff's office believes the children may have been abducted by their non-custodial mother, Amber Pasztor. The siblings, who are six and seven-years-old, are believed to be with their mother. "Amber Pasztor is 5′ 6" tall and weighs 250 pounds. Amber Pasztor drives a tan Mercury Mystique.

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Radwanska overpowers Puig, Muguruza falls short in Tokyo

Open. Next up for Radwanska is Wozniacki, who booked her place in the semi-finals by defeating Magda Linette 6-4 6-3. Elina Svitolina eliminated French Open champion Garbine Muguruza 6-2 4-6 6-3 in a match lasting over two hours. Caroline Wozniacki says she is "savouring every minute" after winning the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo. Last year's US Open finalist Vinci - who was responsible for halting Serena Williams' bid for a rare calendar-year Grand Slam - served eight aces en route ...

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Miami Marlins ace pitcher Jose Fernandez dead in boating accident

Clark Spencer, the beat writer for the Miami Marlins, sent out a tweet that all members of the team will honor their fallen star, Jose Fernandez , by wearing his No. Marlins manager Don Mattingly broke down in tears during a somberly held press conference on Sunday, later reflecting Fernandez played the game with the "joy" of a "little boy".

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Pat Riley: Chris Bosh's Heat career is 'likely over'

If so, it doesn't seem like it'll happen in Miami , and teammates said they were disappointed by the news. “Im still hoping to have my moment, ” Bosh said in the video. It wasn't a matter of if I play again; it was when. The results still apparently did not convince Miami that he is fit to play. There are mechanisms in the CBA that would allow Miami to get Bosh's salary off its cap number sometime next year if he can not continue to play.

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Vols meet media one final time before showdown with Gators

Voight has worked with football teams at Southern Cal, Texas, Wake Forest and Mississippi State over the years. Josh Malone, WR, Tennessee: If Joshua Dobbs and the passing game are going to get going then Malone is likely going to be the target to make it happen.

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Baylor's Russell, Blanchard Card Big 12 Player of the Week Honors

Oklahoma State is 19-15 overall in the series. Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy conceded how upset he was with the outcome, given how a smattering of plays determined the outcome. Blanchard had 11 tackles (8 solo), including a career-high 4.5 TFLs in Baylor's victory over the Cowboys. Oklahoma State played well. Rudolph sparked the Cowboys' second scoring drive of the first half as he connected on 5 of 6 passes for 49 yards.

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Jeff Schudel: Cleveland Browns lose again but show heart in defeat

The Browns had the lead at halftime and into the third quarter as they took the third quarter kickoff and drove 55 yards to the Dolphins 15 before Pasztor was called for holding and by the time the Browns had to settle for a field goal attempt, Parkey bounced off the goal post.

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Rampant Dortmund will put stuttering Real to the test

Real Madrid are winless in their five away games against Borussia Dortmund, all in the Champions League (D2 L3). Monaco said Falcao has resumed training but on an adjusted program as he continues his recovery. Jesus serves a touchline ban against Legia, who have changed coach since their humbling home loss to Dortmund . Sporting were beaten 2-1 by Real Madrid at the Bernabeu earlier this month, although Zidane's men only managed to win by the skin of their teeth.

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Werth homers as Nationals outslug Pirates

Harper injured his left thumb on the play and later left the game. In the bottom of the inning, Cole threw behind Kang and was immediately ejected by home plate umpire Jordan Baker. Felipe Rivero exited after allowing more earned runs in one-third of an inning (five) than he had in 25 innings since joining the Pirates (four). Harper stayed in the game at that point and scored on Anthony Rendon's double.

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Rory McIlroy wins the Tour Championship and FedEx Cup

He would have won the FedEx Cup had Moore or Chappell prevailed in the playoff. The Northern Irishman stormed around the East Lake course and into a play-off with American pair Ryan Moore and Kevin Chappell after a spectacular six under 64 to reach 12 under.

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Jürgen Klopp wants Liverpool to be 'angry' against Hull

Hull , like Burnley, are widely expected to struggle this season, and have slipped into the bottom half of the table after winning their opening two fixtures. "Two things are important: The crowd and the team". And then I saw West Ham-Chelsea. "It is not easier against Hull , why should it be easier?" Klopp wants his team to remain "angry" when the Reds line up in front of their supporters in the afternoon kickoff, and it's evident he wants to banish any notion Liverpool struggle against ...

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Three phases: Cardinals leave room for improvement in loss to Patriots

The defending NFC North champs needed the help from their defense in scoring 25 straight points after being shut out in the first half. Looking 23 not 33, Fitzgerald was at his sure-handed best against the New England Patriots on Sunday night to kick off his 13th National Football League season.

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Miami's Fernandez dies in boat crash

Martin Prado , the Marlin's third baseman and unofficial captain, spoke about Fernandez's tragic death as Mike Dunn held up his No. 16 jersey. "Some people get big and forget about the fans, but he was always there for us", Myrnna Garcia, a 58-year-old Puerto Rican woman said.

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Fernandinho rues loss of "decisive" De Bruyne

Pep Guardiola says his players "have permission to play awful" while they adjust to his new system at Manchester City. "If we were close then I could just go back home", he said with a smirk. "I want to, especially in that position, make a rotation in the players". The Etihad chief told reporters: "So Kevin is not going to play the next games, and we need to keep going and we need to win the games without him, and we are going to do that".

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New England Patriots' QB situation remains uncertain

Enter Jacoby Brissett (had to Google that last name's spelling, too). With Tom Brady serving a four-game suspension and Garoppolo injured, the Patriots have not signed another quarterback, fueling speculation that Brissett will start against the Texans.

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Valley golfers remember Arnold Palmer

Eighteen months ago in the clubhouse at Bay Hill, venue for the Arnold Palmer Invitational and the adopted winter home of this golfing icon, Rory McIlroy was approached. His rise - along with that of Nicklaus and Gary Player - set the stage for the sport's huge broadcast rights fees and prize money riches, which were later enhanced by the success of Tiger Woods .


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