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Strong finish propels Grace into SA Open contention

Strong finish propels Grace into SA Open contention

It's a great start to 2018 and it's always nice to play back in South Africa". "But then Zack [Rasego] said I must just stay patient and my wife was on the side of the course and she said one will go in soon". "It's been a fun journey, and with my son turning one on Wednesday, I'm just enjoying life and golf is no longer number one", Blaauw said. South Africa's Darren Fichardt is a shot further back after surging through the field with a brilliant 64 which featured eight birdies in the ... Read More

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Spieth undone by quadruple bogey at Sony Open

Spieth undone by quadruple bogey at Sony Open

Here you have to kind of work even irons off the tees a certain direction on one hole and hit a 3 wood the next hole that works the other way. There weren't many good ones. Schauffele birdied his last four holes and was among those at 8-under 132, five shots behind. He surged ahead in the morning with two quick birdies on the back nine, made the turn in 32 and ran off three straight birdies early on the front nine. Read More

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Ex-Raiders head coach Tom Cable returns to team as assistant

Ex-Raiders head coach Tom Cable returns to team as assistant

Cable earned a strong reputation with the Seahawks after developing late-round picks and converted defensive linemen into starters on the offensive line, garnering a few head-coaching interviews in recent years. The Raiders had seven straight losing seasons before finishing.500 in what would be Cable's last season with the club. Cable was allegedly involved in a 2009 incident where then Raiders assistant Randy Hanson was left with a broken jaw. Read More

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Sports world mourns death of broadcaster Keith Jackson, shares his famous calls

Sports world mourns death of broadcaster Keith Jackson, shares his famous calls

Besides college football, Jackson also covered other sports games in the National Basketball Association, golf, MLB, NFL and the Olympics. At his peak, he was associated with the sport nearly as strongly as any player or coach. Just heard the news that everyone's favorite CFB broadcaster Keith Jackson passed away last night. Born Oct. 18, 1928, in Carrollton, Ga., Jackson practiced being an announcer while on his family farm. Read More

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Could Liverpool be the side to end City's unbeaten season?

Could Liverpool be the side to end City's unbeaten season?

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola gave encouraging news on Gabriel Jesus' rehabilitation from a knee ligament injury as he refused to discuss his club's reported pursuit of Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez. Someone who could help with that last bit is new signing Virgil van Dijk . "He's not guaranteed to start every game and that's not a problem". How Jurgen Klopp spends the £142 million could make or break Liverpool's season - and given previous January transfer dealings, Reds ... Read More

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Jaguars' Ramsey relishes matchup against Brown

Jaguars' Ramsey relishes matchup against Brown

I like where I am". When considering the details that go into coordinating, one would have to think offensive coordinator Nate Hackett is well aware of this potential weakness and has game planned to take some shots at Spence. Le'Veon Bell was ignored in the Steelers' game plan far too often in Week 5 against Jacksonville, but the Jaguars' run defense has improved a lot since then. Read More

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Federer With Difficult Path at the Australian Open

Federer With Difficult Path at the Australian Open

NOVAK DJOKOVIC: Has not pulled out yet but is using exhibition matches to decide whether his injured elbow is up to the rigors of a two-week tournament. Not to mention he hasn't lost a first round match in a grand slam in 15 years. I take it the right way. Several top players-including Williams, Andy Murray , Victoria Azarenka and Kei Nishikori-won't participate in this year's tournament for a variety of health-related and personal reasons. Read More

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Chelsea Lines up Allegri as Potential Replacement for Conte

Chelsea Lines up Allegri as Potential Replacement for Conte

He has long craved for a return back to his native Italy . "Conte was often our motivator but Allegri has worked on tactics and management and what has materialised is this team", he told La Stampa . The west London side are now in third place in the Premier League table as they chase Champions League qualification and bid to get as close to Manchester City in the table as possible. Read More

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Big storm brewing for our area

Big storm brewing for our area

The quick drop in temperature and rain followed by snow could very well create a repeat of earlier in the week with hazardous road conditions around the area. Use caution when traveling. As colder air filters into the state, this could lead to slick/icy conditions as lingering moisture freezes with temperatures dropping Saturday afternoon/evening. Read More

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Eagles poised to face no-frills Falcons defense

Eagles poised to face no-frills Falcons defense

Even after a strong come-from-behind performance, the numbers say that Tennessee was fortunate to top Kansas City and won't match up with New England. This week, they play an Eagles team that has not gotten much respect recently. Alabama completed a second half comeback from 13 points down to win yet another National Championship. Read More

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Detective Pikachu Coming to 3DS this March

Detective Pikachu Coming to 3DS this March

While the trailer doesn't show anything notable like gameplay, the game looks surprisingly interesting for such an odd premise. For someone like me who constantly uses hints in puzzle games, the amiibo's functionality is a godsend. There was also a 40,000-strong petition to get Danny DeVito to do the voiceover for the English version of the game but, as you can hear in the trailer below, he said no. Read More

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National Football League will investigate Raiders on Rooney Rule

National Football League will investigate Raiders on Rooney Rule

Gruden's hire provoked some suspicion nearly immediately upon being reported last week . But here's the catch: Davis admitted to reporters Tuesday that he met with Gruden on Christmas Eve , where the two agreed in principle to a deal. Gruden left the broadcast booth at ESPN to return to the franchise where he spent his first four seasons as a head coach. While Tottenham is sure that building work is on schedule on the White Hart Lane site where its previous stadium was demolished past ... Read More

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Seahawks to take on Raiders in London next season

Seahawks to take on Raiders in London next season

Oakland, Oct. 14, at Tottenham Stadium; Philadelphia vs. Jacksonville, Oct. 21 or 28, at Wembley Stadium; Tennessee vs. Los Angeles Chargers , Oct. Teams don't like giving up home games, but the ones that are most vulnerable are the ones that have trouble selling tickets. NFL UK will announce ticketing details on January 18, and fans can also sign up for more information at chargers .com/london. Read More

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Serge Ibaka, James Johnson suspended for throwing punches

Serge Ibaka, James Johnson suspended for throwing punches

Bam Adebayo had 16 points and a career-high 15 rebounds and Hassan Whiteside collected 13 points and 15 boards for the Heat, who had dropped their previous five visits to Toronto. Tempers flared between the two teams in a very physical game. The Portland Trail Blazers secured their third straight win as they impressively beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 117-106 on the road. Read More

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Samoa Joe Reportedly Suffered A 'Legitimate' Injury On Raw

Samoa Joe Reportedly Suffered A 'Legitimate' Injury On Raw

WWE announced the news on Tuesday via its website. The upcoming WWE Mixed Match Challenge got it's final team announced today when Carmella and Big E became the last team named for the challenge. After a long and distinguished career on the indies with Ring of Honor and TNA Impact Wrestling, Joe debuted in NXT in 2015 and was a two-time champion. Read More

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Kentucky native Damien Harris will return to Alabama for his senior year

Kentucky native Damien Harris will return to Alabama for his senior year

The Coconut Creek, Fl. native arrived at Alabama in 2015 and actually had his most productive collegiate year during his freshman campaign, hauling in 89 receptions for 1,045 yards and seven scores. Payne had an interception against Clemson and registered six tackles in the come-from-behind win over Georgia that secured the school's fifth national title in nine seasons. Read More

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Seahawks part ways with offensive line coach Tom Cable

Seahawks part ways with offensive line coach Tom Cable

Seattle has yet to confirm either the Bevell or the Cable firings. The Seahawks finished the 2017 season 9-7 and missed out on a berth to the postseason. You guys (media) can blame Bev all you want to, but the truth of the matter is, Bev is not the problem. He's seen as a favorite of Pete Carroll , which makes this news even more surprising. Read More

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Pirates Trade Gerrit Cole To The Astros

Pirates Trade Gerrit Cole To The Astros

The addition of Cole only makes it better as he would join a pitching staff that includes Dallas Keuchel , Justin Verlander , Lance McCullers and Charlie Morton. He is only two seasons removed from a 19-8, 2.60 campaign in 2015, and he's still just 27, so he's an excellent bounceback candidate for 2018. The Yankees now must look elsewhere to add another arm to their rotation. Read More

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I'll be up and running in six weeks: Dale Steyn

I'll be up and running in six weeks: Dale Steyn

The entire third day's play was washed out on Sunday without a ball being bowled. "That knock was brilliant", Kohli said. South Africa should have bowled [first], in my opinion. "I mean‚ we don't want to injure him more". "He was padded up before we spoke about this to him. He wanted to get out there". "We know that he's done really well in one-day cricket but we were preparing more for the other seamers because they've played a lot of Tests", said du Plessis in the post-match media ... Read More

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Two clubs make contact with West Brom over Jonny Evans transfer

Two clubs make contact with West Brom over Jonny Evans transfer

It was against Arsenal that Evans last won a football match at club level and the 3-1 win on 18th March 2017 must seem like a lifetime ago for many Baggies fans. Arsenal were interested in the summer while City fell short with a bid. The Gunners have endured some defensive troubles of late, with the younger likes of Calum Chambers and Rob Holding failing to nail down spots, while the more senior Laurent Koscielny, 32, has been out of form for patches of the current campaign. Read More

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Newport rewarded for ambition as Leeds are humbled

Newport rewarded for ambition as Leeds are humbled

The afternoon would get even worse for Leeds as substitute Samuel Saiz got himself sent off for allegedly spitting at Willmott in stoppage time, culminating in a brawl between both sets of players in the centre circle. "This is much better beating Championship teams like Leeds", said Newport manager Michael Flynn . "I was confident anyway with the nature of them coming down here to our place. Read More

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Police Reveal How Missing Sports Reporter Was Found

Police Reveal How Missing Sports Reporter Was Found

TwitterCourtney Roland, a Houston-based sports reporter, has been reported missing by her family and friends. "Our officers arrived, confirmed it was her and arranged she be checked at an area hospital". They say Roland later planned to meet up with her roommate but failed to appear. If you have any information, the Houston Police Department's missing persons' bureau can be reached on 832-394-1816. Read More

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Blues plan shock move for West Ham's Andy Carroll

Conte wanted to bring in a target-man in the summer but missed out on Fernando Llorente as he opted to join Spurs. However, the Blues are likely to allow the Belgium worldwide leave the club on loan in the mid-season transfer window. Carroll, who has just one full season left on his Hammers contract, is also on Southampton's hit-list as they look to cover for the injured Charlie Austin . Read More

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Barca prepare to unveil £142m Philippe Coutinho

Barca prepare to unveil £142m Philippe Coutinho

Coutinho is ineligible to play for his new club in the Champions League but he insists he can't wait to hit the ground running and start winning trophies. "I think he can bring us a lot of things", Valverde said. "It is incredible to know that I am going to live with idols, players with a lot of history". Read More

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Harlon Barnett takes coordinator job at Florida State

Harlon Barnett takes coordinator job at Florida State

Barnett is a Michigan State alumnus, and had a seven-year National Football League career as a safety with the Cleveland Browns, New England Patriots, and Minnesota Vikings. Very few leaks occurred up until the very end of the process. This may not seem like the biggest surprise given the pay raise (rumored $1 million per year), but he played for Michigan State and it seemed like he was happy in East Lansing. Read More

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Julio Jones, Falcons Upset Rams to Advance in NFC Playoffs

Here are NJ Advance Media's picks and predictions for the game . "It can make such a difference in the game, more options for the offense ". Quarterback Matt Ryan , who hails from Exton, Pennsylvania and played his high school ball at Philadelphia's Penn Charter, won NFL MVP honors but completed just 18 of 33 passes for 267 yards that day with a touchdown and an interception for a season-low 78.7 passer rating. Read More

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Guardiola unconcerned if Man City fail to buy in January

Guardiola unconcerned if Man City fail to buy in January

Of course, Sergio now is going to play, is going to play, is going to play. So hopefully we can handle it until the end, because of course we need the striker's goals . If not, I will work with the players I have. City are thought likely to discuss Guardiola's contract situation in the summer. The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich manager has insisted that he is "so happy" in Manchester, but that a new contract will depend on what his side can win this season. Read More

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