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Ex-MLBers Luis Valbuena, Jose Castillo Die In Car Crash In Venezuela

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The crash reportedly happened when Valbuena and Castillo left the University Stadium at Caracas after playing a game in a Venezuelan Professional Baseball League. He also had played for the Houston Astros, Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians and Seattle Mariners from 2008 to 2016. "Our thoughts and prayers are with their loved ones during this time of grief", the Angels said in a statement. Read More »

Things We Learned From Manchester United and Arsenal's Entertaining Draw

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Manchester United made alarming defensive errors to allow Arsenal to take the lead twice either side of half-time, but goals from Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard helped the home side to rescue a point. "The day we are stronger defensively I think the horizons for Fred change", he said. "You have other players at other clubs that needed time and some of them played even less than what Fred is playing". Read More »

Housekeeper at Trump's New Jersey golf club tells newspaper she is undocumented

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One of them, Victorina Morales, a Guatemalan woman who jumped the border in 1999, has been at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster for more than five years, making Mr. Trump has taken a tough stance on immigration since taking office in 2016. The NYT's attempt to portray Trump as a hypocrite is complicated by the NYT's refusal to highlight the damaging economic impact of cheap labor illegal and legal immigration on blue-collar Americans. Read More »

Rodgers on relationship with former coach McCarthy

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The Packers have parted ways with ways with associate head coach Winston Moss, the team announced on Tuesday night. Moss was an original member of Mike McCarthy's team. So it wasn't an easy decision, but I just didn't feel like the fit right now was where it needs to be. "After Moss shared the news of his firing, he hashtagged " #ThanksTwitter ". Read More »

We have ‘options’ in place for Virat Kohli: Josh Hazlewood

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So, they are fresh and ready to go. Opener Marcus Harris will make his global debut in the longest format for Australia having plundered over 4000 runs in 68 first-class matches. For Tim Paine's team, however, Thursday's opening delivery of the first test against India marks the start of a long summer job to win back the hearts of a sceptical public. Read More »

Adelaide Pitch for India-Aus Series Opener Will Have ‘Some Grass’

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The cricket fans are very excited to witness the Test series is to be played between Indian and Australia. "You see their bowling attack, they've got a really good bowling attack, and I think you need that to win test matches". India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin may remember a similar schooling the last time the Test team toured Australia in 2014/15. So I had a discussion with John Wright and we thought it was important to enhance the batting skills of the bowlers. Read More »

Wolves without Ruben Neves and Jonny Otto for Chelsea visit

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And it looked as though his contribution could prove decisive until the hosts struck twice in four minutes at a raucous Molineux. The fightback consigned Chelsea to successive Premier League away defeats and left Maurizio Sarri with much to ponder ahead of welcoming leaders Manchester City to Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Read More »

Chicago Bulls fire former Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg

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The Bulls are a relatively young team this season but have seemingly been going backward of late, losing six straight games. During his stint in Chicago , the Nebraska native coached the team to an overall record of 115-155. What we're lacking is an energy and spirit. But I'm tasked with, (general manager) Gar (Forman) is tasked with looking at the underlying things in an organization. Read More »

Tom Brady jokes about retirement after reaching 1,000 rushing yards

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Brady hit the career milestone with a five-yard run against the Vikings on Sunday to give him exactly 1,000 yards rushing in his career. Now at 9-3, Brady and his Patriots will head down to Miami on Sunday to take on the Dolphins, who currently sit in second place in the AFC East, three games behind the first-place Patriots. Read More »

Los Angeles, New York among eight cities in new XFL

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WWE Chairman Vince McMahon stated that he would spend $100 million on the league but that nothing close to what he will end up spending. Though it came into being with a lot of fanfare, the XFL quickly folded after poor television ratings. Read More »

Salman Khan tops in Forbes India Celebrity 100 List

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Priyanka Chopra , who has recently got married to American singer Nick Jonas, has slipped down from 7 to 49 position with earnings of only Rs. 18 crore. Superstar Shah Rukh Khan , who stood second previous year, bagged the 13th position. Aamir Khan ranks sixth with Rs 97.5 crore, closely followed by his Thugs of Hindostan co-star Amitabh Bachchan at number seven with Rs 96.17 as earnings. Read More »

Rahm runs away to win World Hero Challenge

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It was part of a wild five-hole stretch for the Swede, who also birdied the 14th, eagled 15 and picked up another shot at the last. "I would love to get into the top 20 by the end of next year, it's definitely the next goal", Smith said. In his first trip to the Hero World Challenge, it didn't take Jon Rahm long to figure out how to score. It was both fun and learning for him. "Tiger said that he did not think he hit the ball twice", Watson said. Read More »

Wilder wants Fury rematch 'ASAP'

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Wilder had lobbied for a fight with Anthony Joshua , who holds the other three championship belts. "I was sparring, just getting ready and I was getting the best of my sparring partner", Wilder explained. I take nothing away from this fight but we won this fight; to beat the champion you must dominate the champion. "It's only right for us to go back in and do it again", Wilder said. Read More »

Nationals sign all-star pitcher Patrick Corbin to 6-year deal

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It's possible that an outside team could enter the fray, but one of those clubs will likely land the best pitcher on the market in the coming days. According to multiple reports , Patrick Corbin will sign a six-year, $140 million deal with the Washington Nationals . Read More »

'Sick of ball tampering talk' - Paine focuses on India challenge

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Paine said his message to the team was to keep their cool but also play to their strengths. India's past Test record in Australia is quite abysmal. "I'm sensing India feel that", Langer told SEN's Whately. When it comes to pace-bowling department, India rarely gets the luxury to be picky. Ray Lindwall, Craig McDermott, Damien Fleming and Peter Siddle are the only other Australian quicks to have taken five-for in a Test against India in Adelaide . Read More »

Redskins have 'discussed' bringing in Kaepernick: Coach

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As his team continues to evaluate potential replacements, Peterson liked a Tweet from a Twitter user who made the case for signing Kaepernick. Not that Colin can't do some of the things we've talked about, but we want someone with a little more familiarity. Read More »

Nylander return to Maple Leafs has them 'all really excited about it'

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The contract also comes with a $24.5 million signing bonus, per Sportsnet's Nick Kypreos . He had to sign with the Maple Leafs by Saturday in order to be eligible to play this season. "Babs popped out of the office and said we signed him". Nylander, who was born in Calgary when his father Michael played for the Flames, has 48 goals and 87 assists in 185 career games to go along with eight points (2-6) in 13 playoff outings. Read More »

Urban Meyer, former Ute coach, to announce retirement from Ohio State Football

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Washington on January 1, 2019, and be succeeded by offensive coordinator Ryan Day . Meyer is expected to formally announce he is stepping down at a press conference at 2 p.m. And, of course, Meyer beat hated rival MI all seven times he faced them, including the last three with Jim Harbaugh as head coach. He's a second-year Ohio State assistant who had never before been a head coach. Read More »

Manchester United have €103 million bid rejected for Kalidou Koulibaly

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United managed a 2-2 draw at Southampton on Saturday evening, but their overall performance was hugely disappointing, and they found themselves 2-0 down after a terrible start. "A football player is paid - and very well paid - to be a football professional. You have to analyse a player by 'is he performing, yes or no?' You shouldn't go in that direction because you are calling the players dishonest". Read More »

Ex-Patriot Brandon Browner Reportedly Gets Eight Years In Attempted Murder Case

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Police say he left, but not before he took a Rolex watch valued at about $20,000. Browner pled to no contest to one count of attempted murder and two counts of willfull child endangerment, according to TMZ . In exchange, the remaining charges (robbery, burglary and false imprisonment) were dropped, according to TMZ. Browner was immediately remanded into custody during the hearing and is back behind bars. Read More »

National Hockey League expected to vote ‘yes’ on Seattle expansion for 2021-22 season

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Seattle's franchise will join the league starting with the 2021-22 season. The Arizona Coyotes will move to the Central Division, meaning that all four league divisions will balance with eight teams each. Seattle's ownership group led by billionaire David Bonderman and a number of minority partners, including Hollywood producer Jerry Bruckheimer , will pay an expansion fee of US$650 million. Read More »

ESPN Releases Score Prediction For Michigan-Florida

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Question: Why wouldn't the committee put UF-UCF in the Peach Bowl in a highly anticipated State of Florida showdown at a venue that is a relatively short drive for both fan bases? There's no college football championship in the cards for a MI university this year, but the state will be represented in a variety of bowl game matchups that were announced Sunday. Read More »

Hunt involved in another incident in January

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The man identified one of these suspects as Hunt, KCTV-5 reports from police. Hunt's public apology and his openness to undergo counseling "if needed" may offer hope for a future in the National Football League given the status of Reuben Foster , who was released by the San Francisco 49ers last month after an arrest for domestic violence. Read More »

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer to retire after the Rose Bowl

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Meyer is expected to formally announced at a press conference Tuesday afternoon that he's retiring as the head coach of the Buckeyes, following this year's Rose Bowl game against Washington. But perhaps most important to Ohio State fans, Meyer is a ideal 7-0 against rival MI. Meyer has piled up wins at Ohio State after a similar run over six years at Florida that included two national championships. Read More »

I Am Picking Australia over India but Don't Ask Me Why: Chappell

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Usman Khawaja and Shaun Marsh, the most experienced members of the new-look XI, will shoulder a lot of the burden. "But we need to be mindful of keeping ourselves calm enough so we can execute our skills as well". The other thing is the Australian attack. The day-night Test in Adelaide had seemingly become a fixture on the annual calendar but India refused to adopt the innovation. Read More »

Oklahoma is in: Sooners snag 4th spot in playoff semifinals

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The College Football Playoff selection committee has spoken and Notre Dame is in the national semifinal. While Notre Dame is the first independent team to make the playoff, the Irish went undefeated with 10 wins over Power Five teams. Clemson is making its fourth straight appearance. The Irish are led by quarterback Ian Book . "What a year Notre Dame has had". Do you also think Rocky III was good enough for an Academy Award Best Picture nomination? "To be able to go on the road to ... Read More »

West Ham duo Aaron Cresswell and Fabian Balbuena doubtful for Cardiff

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A much-needed win for the Hammers , just their second in seven league matches, became more emphatic when Felipe Anderson added a third in injury time. Manuel Pellegrini gives his team instructions during the match with Newcastle United . " I normally like to play with two strikers ". "Still I think we did well enough to create and then maybe to score, but we didn't do it and the second goal, it was very hard for us". Read More »

Twitter explodes after Jalen Hurts leads 'Bama comeback win over Georgia

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A slow build has given way to a resounding finish, flipping the Heisman Trophy conversation on its head and giving the nation plenty to talk about in the lead-up to the College Football Playoff. "I'm so happy. Happy for everybody". Murray accounted for six first-place votes and for second-place votes. Big 12 champion Oklahoma avenged its only loss by beating Texas, and No. Read More »

UEFA Executive Committee approves new club competition

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The winners of the competition will then be guaranteed a place in the Europa League the following domestic campaign. After the match, the president of the Italian referees' association issued a statement admitting an error had been made. Read More »