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Hosmer, Padres reach preliminary eight-year deal

Hosmer, Padres reach preliminary eight-year deal

Hosmer is reportedly seeking a deal worth $20 million annually. Known for his defense, Hosmer also won four Gold Glove awards, three in a row from 2013-2015. Although he only has limited experience at Petco Park in his career, the first baseman has absolutely raked. During his Royals career, Hosmer made one All-Star Game and was named the MVP of the game. Read More

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Adam Rippon Will Now Bring His Witchcraft To NBC's Olympics Coverage

Adam Rippon Will Now Bring His Witchcraft To NBC's Olympics Coverage

Field has expressed her fondness for Rippon in the past: earlier this week she tweeted to tell him how unbelievable he is. Sally replied in a text message: 'Sam. He is one of the first openly gay American athletes to compete in the Winter Olympics, and in January made headlines when he criticized the White House's selection of Vice President Mike Pence to lead the USA delegation. Read More

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Rochdale boss Keith Hill refuses to criticise Dele Alli over penalty incident

Rochdale boss Keith Hill refuses to criticise Dele Alli over penalty incident

Pochettino criticised the state of the pitch before League One basement club Rochdale spent an estimated £500,000 (S$920,208) improving the quality of their turf for the visit of the Premier League side. Pochettino likes to play several members of his first team in the cup with a mix of youth and reserves which means we are likely to see at least one of Harry Kane , Dele Alli and Heung-Min Son play on Sunday. Read More

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Blackhawks Fans (Allegedly) Chant

Blackhawks Fans (Allegedly) Chant "Basketball" At Black Capitals Player In Penalty Box

The comments were Smith-Pelly's first a day after four fans were ejected from Chicago's United Center for chanting a racial taunt while he served a penalty for fighting during the Capitals' 7-1 loss to the Blackhawks . "It just shows ignorance". In 2017 he told the Toronto Star that he had been told to "go back to playing basketball" in the past by a fan. And so was Caps head coach Barry Trotz , who condemned the fans' actions, and racism as a whole, after the game. Read More

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Booker new Three-point King

Booker new Three-point King

Yet while all of Mitchell's dunks were great, Mavericks guard Dennis Smith Jr . and Cavs forward Larry Nance Jr. each had at least one dunk that topped anything he threw down. In the finals, Nance and Mitchell both had one ideal 50, but it was Mitchell's first-round dunks that got the most attention. Afterword, we weren't treated to Magic Johnson or Charles Barkley falsely exclaiming that "the Dunk Contest is back!" on TNT's broadcast as had been the case in years past. Read More

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Real Madrid defender Marcelo injured at Betis

Real Madrid defender Marcelo injured at Betis

Los Blancos were 2-1 down at the break but rallied round with four goals after the restart to secure victory in a thrilling encounter between two attacking sides. Joaquin was again instrumental, driving at the Madrid defence and slipping in Junior Firpo, whose shot squirmed through Navas and bounced in off the unfortunate Nacho. Read More

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Rob Gronkowski reportedly plans to join WWE after National Football League career

Gronkowski has already made several appearances for the WWE , most notably past year at WrestleMania 33 when he interfered in the Andre the Giant Battle Royal to help Rawley win the match by taking down Jinder Mahal in the ring. "Whatever he wants to do". He's torn his ACL, undergone multiple back surgeries - one of which forced him to miss Super Bowl LI past year - and also fractured his arm in 2012, an injury that later became infected. Read More

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Ajay Gupta 'is a fugitive from justice'

Ajay Gupta 'is a fugitive from justice'

Daily Maverick had learnt that the warrant for the operation was under preparation for at least a week, but until Tuesday was not yet signed. The Hawks raided the residence as part of the unit's investigation into state capture . Ajay Gupta was spotted outside the family's Optimum Coal Mine in Mpumalanga last week. A high court had in January ordered the freezing of all assets linked to the farm. Read More

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Czech Republic tops Canada in shootout, 3-2

Czech Republic tops Canada in shootout, 3-2

Still, Russia, the United States and now Canada have all lost in the preliminary round. "I think we backed off a little bit as the game wore on", said Desjardins. Former NHL forward Derek Roy was virtually invisible against the Czechs after recording three assists in the opener against Switzerland; he took a pair of minor penalties and misfired on his shootout attempt. Read More

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Penn State beats Ohio State men again

Penn State beats Ohio State men again

Penn State scored 26 consecutive points with:01 left in the 1st Half, making the game 45-21 in favor of Penn State. The Nittany Lions have won their last three straight games, and took out IL on Sunday. "It's kind of something I'm used to, teams throw one or two defenders at me during the game", Carr said. The Nittany Lions are clicking on all cylinders right now, and will be a tough test for the Buckeyes, who are also as hot as they have been at any point this season. Read More

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Vonn misses out on medals as Ledecka takes gold on borrowed skis

Vonn misses out on medals as Ledecka takes gold on borrowed skis

Ledecka's Olympics are not over though, as she will be competing in the snowboard parallel giant slalom event next week. Lindsey Vonn responded to the Twitter trolls who blasted her online following her loss Saturday, Feb. When asked why, she said because she wasn't as prepared as the other girls for the ceremony and wasn't wearing any makeup. One of the most successful female ski racers of all time, Vonn had received comments in December from some people saying they hoped she'd ... Read More

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Cantlay, McDowell lead while Tiger Woods misses cut at Genesis Open

Cantlay, McDowell lead while Tiger Woods misses cut at Genesis Open

On his back nine, he bogeyed No. 1, eagled No. 3 and birdied Nos. But after two tournaments and six rounds of competitive golf, Woods said he was ready to take the next step. This is the 25th time in Woods' 330 PGA Tour starts he has missed the cut . LOS ANGELES - Tiger Woods is playing the Honda Classic, this third PGA Tour start as he tries to build up his game for the Masters. Read More

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Kushner requests more intel info than nearly all White House staff

Kushner requests more intel info than nearly all White House staff

At this point, it's reasonable to wonder if the president's son-in-law will ever merit permanent security clearance, yet in the meantime he enjoys access to classified briefings, top-secret and sensitive compartmentalized information, foreign leaders on behalf of the country, and, according to the Post , more requested intel than anyone who isn't a member of Trump's National Security Council. Read More

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Mikaela Shiffrin Is Edged Out for a Medal in Slalom

Mikaela Shiffrin Is Edged Out for a Medal in Slalom

You're a gold medalist once again. "She will have raced and trained - or tried to race - for six days in a row", Eileen Shiffrin said. "Today I didn't really fall asleep, but it was somewhere in between". "But you got to treat this as you would any individual race". "It's unreal. I'm just happy that I could put together two runs". "There are moments when I think "Oh my gosh, what am I going to do?', and there are other moments where I feel like, "No problem". Read More

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Federer one win from becoming oldest world number one in history

Federer one win from becoming oldest world number one in history

Roger Federer can become the oldest world number one on Friday, a remarkable achievement for the 20-time Grand Slam title victor who admitted he "never imagined" he'd get the opportunity. Roger Federer is a victory away from becoming the oldest world number one in tennis history. "I had to win a lot of matches", he said. "It was extremely complicated tonight", said Federer, who recorded 11 aces and no double-faults. Read More

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Manchester United boss Mourinho slams Pogba

Manchester United boss Mourinho slams Pogba "lies"

There's been much talk recently about Manchester United's formation and getting the most out of Paul Pogba , and should Mourinho plump for a change in formation then a midfield addition or two is likely. But if they put in a display anywhere near like when they lost 3-0 and 4-1 to Bournemouth and Watford respectively then the Tigers will fancy their chances. Read More

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Real Madrid to rival Man Utd for Tottenham contract rebel

Real Madrid to rival Man Utd for Tottenham contract rebel

There has been growing speculation suggesting that Alderweireld was unhappy at being left out of the recent wins over Arsenal and Juventus despite returning to action earlier this month. Alderweireld, 28, is yet to sign fresh terms with Spurs and has 18 months left on his contract with the club now in negotiations with the player. The latest to come under the lascivious gaze of others is Toby Alderweireld with Real Madrid among a host of clubs looking at the Belgium global, according ... Read More

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Parkland shooting suspect booked at Florida jail

Parkland shooting suspect booked at Florida jail

The suspect has been identified as 19-year-old former student Nikolas Cruz , who was arrested after a brief manhunt. "I don't know if he had a second one", the sheriff said in response to a question. "It wasn't like there wasn't concern for him", said Furr. "We saw a bunch of teachers running down the stairway, and then everybody shifted and broke into a sprint", Parness said. Read More

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Pep Guardiola: 'Manchester City nearly in Champions League quarter-finals'

Pep Guardiola: 'Manchester City nearly in Champions League quarter-finals'

Pep Guardiola's side tore Leicester City to pieces 5-1 in the Premier League at the weekend and resumed in similarly menacing mood against the Swiss champions. City could be the first English club to win all four - and it is easy to see why the Bookmakers believe that could happen. Next week, Chelsea face Barcelona and Man United travel to Spain for their tie with Sevilla. Read More

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Billionaire Trump supporter Peter Thiel leaving Silicon Valley

Billionaire Trump supporter Peter Thiel leaving Silicon Valley

Hastings also serves on the Facebook board. Facebook declined to comment on The Journal's report , and a representative for Peter Thiel wasn't immediately available for comment. When Zuckerberg took the company public in 2012, Thiel sold 16.8 million shares at the IPO for about $640 million. He has publicly criticized the California tech hub for being intolerant of conservatives, insular and overpriced. Read More

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Newcastle 1-0 Manchester United: Watch highlights as Matt Ritchie scores victor

Newcastle 1-0 Manchester United: Watch highlights as Matt Ritchie scores victor

But according to Newcastle midfielder Shelvey, man of the match in Sunday's 1-0 win over the Reds, that doesn't change the natural pecking order. "They were with through the whole game and we needed them". We have been so close in so many games, and it was a pity not to win those. "It's now a question of waiting because we have a decent gap before the next game so we can keep working with him". Read More

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Manchester City finish off Basel in 23 minutes

Manchester City finish off Basel in 23 minutes

For the first time , England has five representatives in the last 16 of the Champions League , with Chelsea , Liverpool , Manchester City , Manchester United and Tottenham qualifying from their respective groups. Manager Raphael Wicky looks set to field a strong team at home , with the likes of defender Suchy, midfielder Toulan Xhaka and striker Ricky van Wolfswinkel all set to feature. Read More

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Mike Shula Hired As Giants Offensive Coordinator

Mike Shula Hired As Giants Offensive Coordinator

NFL Network reported Shula would be formally introduced this week and also hold the title of quarterbacks coach. Shurmur and Stefanski had a wonderful working relationship in Minnesota. Harold Goodwin spent the past four seasons as the Arizona Cardinals' offensive coordinator. Some might consider his time with the Panthers as a slight bust, but there's a connection to Shula joining the Giants. Read More

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Michael Slater's awkward moment at the Allan Border Medal

Michael Slater's awkward moment at the Allan Border Medal

The crowning moment of Perry's year was her memorable double-century in the historic day-night Ashes Test against England in Sydney . The Border Medal is named after former Australia captain Allan Border. But he did not play in the other global formats. Perry's unbeaten 213 against England in November is the third-highest women's Test score and broke the Australian record. Read More

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Ruben Foster arrested for domestic violence incident

Ruben Foster arrested for domestic violence incident

A statement from Los Gatos-Monte Sereno police says officers were dispatched around 9:15 a.m. Sunday to a home on Shannon Road for a welfare check and to respond to a possible disturbance. Because of the diluted sample, Foster entered the league as part of the substance abuse program. According to MMQB , Foster was not picked until the 31st choice in the first round because teams with higher picks were concerned about Foster due to his "immaturity" and "issues with life skills". Read More

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Ravens-Bears to meet in Hall of Fame game on Aug. 2

Ravens-Bears to meet in Hall of Fame game on Aug. 2

Tickets for the Hall of Fame game and enshrinement ceremony go on sale Friday and will be available at www.profootballhof.com/tickets at 10 a.m. Regarded as the preeminent linebacker of his era, Lewis was twice named Defensive Player of the Year. This means the Bears will have five preseason game, contrasting with the normal four. Read More

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Chiellini does not remember rough tackle on Kane

Chiellini does not remember rough tackle on Kane

Chiellini does not recall the challenge himself but is fully aware of how far Kane has come since their last encounter, describing him as "one of the best strikers" whose potential was clear to see. "We've just constantly added to the squad since I've arrived", he said. The Argentina striker has 18 goals in all competitions while Vertonghen has helped Spurs to 14 clean sheets this term. Read More

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These Tweets From US Olympics Star Chloe Kim Are Going Viral

These Tweets From US Olympics Star Chloe Kim Are Going Viral

People on Twitter were super excited with Kim's win - even dubbing her the GOAT - including some pretty famous names, who now count themselves as Chloe fans. "I'm a little overwhelmed". Basically all of these tweets have been going viral. "Wish I finished my breakfast sandwich but my stubborn self decided not to and now I'm getting hangry ", Kim wrote. Read More

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Justin Kluivert drops huge future hint

Justin Kluivert drops huge future hint

Most reports have suggested Manchester United might be his most likely destination, especially after his well-documented chat with Jose Mourinho after last season's Europa League final . Patrick Kluivert was the same age as his son Justin is now when he scored the victor for Ajax in the 1995 Champions League final. One obvious connection between that era and this is with Kluivert. Read More

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Woods in a role of player, mentor

Woods in a role of player, mentor

Noren must improve his short game if he's going to win in loaded fields like this one, but I'll still take a stab with him and +4500 odds this week. Sign up for a Golficity Premium Membership to get full access to our weekly fantasy golf predictions segment and so much more. Read More

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