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Mariners ace Hernandez hit in pitching arm by liner, exits

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He immediately grabbed his arm, went down to a knee, hopped up and walked around in obvious pain. The 31-year-old Hernandez was slowed by shoulder trouble last season. Moises Sierra homered in the ninth for the Nationals' run. Jonathan Schoop and Trey Mancini homered for the Orioles. Colorado pitchers Kyle Freeland and Harrison Musgrave both got roughed up. Read More »

New York Jets release veteran Muhammad Wilkerson

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That 2015 breakout year came after the Jets picked up his fifth-year option and took Leonard Williams with the No. 6 pick in April, sparking trade rumors involving Wilkerson. Just two weeks before the Week 15 incident, he was benched for the first quarter of a game against the Chiefs, reportedly after missing several meetings earlier in the year, including two in the week leading up to that game. Read More »

ISIS Present In Jammu And Kashmir, Carried Out 2 Attacks

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The policeman, Farooq Ahmed, guarding the residence of Hurriyat leader Fazal Haq Qureshi, in Soura area of the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir was killed and his rifle stolen by militants on Sunday. Besides, there were many instances when bodies of slain militants were wrapped in ISIS flags in Valley. Police said two to three militants, armed with pistol, had shot dead Constable Farooq before decamping with his riffle. Read More »

UEFA charges Atalanta over fans' Batshuayi racist abuse

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But Zorc says there is no suggestion a transfer will become possible and is becoming anxious Dortmund could be outbid by other interested parties. This is exactly why Dortmund wanted a buy option in the loan deal and why that was vetoed by Chelsea . Read More »

Neymar could miss 2018 World Cup

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Brazilian newspaper Globo Esporte had claimed Neymar would undergo surgery, and that the former Barcelona player would be sidelined until May. Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar could miss three months of football after breaking a metatarsal, according to Brazil's team doctor . Read More »

A massive attack on North Korea is a massively stupid idea

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NAUERT: We continue to push ahead and forge ahead with our maximum pressure campaign that extends well beyond the State Department, also the Department of Treasury, the White House , the NSC and other Cabinet departments as well. US President Donald Trump's administration responded to North Korea's olive branch with caution, stressing that the goal of dialogue with North Korea has to be denuclearization. Read More »

SBI hikes key one-year lending rate to 8.15%; PNB, ICICI

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Interestingly, this is the first time the bank has raised the one-year MCLR since the inception of a new lending rate system in April 2016. As banks lend to retail customers on one-year MCLR, which is considered as the key lending rate, the interest outgo on all retail loans, including home loans , auto loans, education loans, certain personal loans and loans against properties is expected to be higher. Read More »

AC Milan reach cup final after beating Lazio on penalties

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The two-legged semi failed to produce a goal and penalties were needed, with Alessio Romagnoli scoring the victor for Milan after goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma saved two spot-kicks in Rome. The 29-year old has won the cup three times with Juventus. We're so united, the opposition find it really hard to break us down. Earlier Juventus took on Atalanta, whose Serie A game Sunday was snowed off, with light snowfall still in the Allianz Stadium. Read More »

US Olympic committee chief steps down

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In January, it was Blackmun who apologized to all sexual abuse victims of former national gymnastics team physician Larry Nassar , stating that the "Olympic family is among those that have failed you". More than 160 people gave victim impact statements. US Sen. Jeanne Shaheen , a New Hampshire Democrat who, along with Iowa Republican Sen. The US Olympic Committee must now bring on new leadership determined to deliver answers and accountability regarding how Larry Nassar was able to ... Read More »

Golden State Warriors purposely chose not to politicize trip to Washington DC

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This story has been updated with quotes and post-game material from the Warriors' locker room at Capital One Arena. The Warriors made their statement in the third quarter. national anthem, also called taking the knee, "disrespected" the country and should be "fired" by their team owners. The Jazz had won 12 of 13. They moved the ball better than any team without their floor general on the court, leading the league in assists with Wall rehabbing from knee surgery. Read More »

You can now stream UFC shows on Amazon

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ET. Amazon has officially inked a deal with the UFC to begin streaming PPV fights starting with UFC 222 which will take place this Saturday, March 3rd at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada. But yes, she's very tough. "She has no clean knockouts where girls go down, like Holly (Holm) have". "The first thing I would try is a double leg". So, up steps the next challenger, Yana Kunitskaya , who is the current Invicta bantamweight champion who many feel is just being poached and ... Read More »

The Dodgers are Reportedly a Finalist for Tim Lincecum

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Former Cy Young Award victor Tim Lincecum has agreed to a deal with the Texas Rangers , a source confirmed to ESPN. After sitting out all of 2017, Lincecum held a workout earlier this month with scouts from roughly 20 big league clubs in attendance. Read More »

Neil Gaiman Returns to Helm Vertigo's 'The Sandman Universe'

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After The Sandman Universe #1, which Gaiman is plotting with his all-star writing team handling the actual script, four new series will detail the adventures of the classic characters and new additions to the world of The Sandman . I started feeling guilty. Well, not Dream himself, but some heavy hitters of his supporting cast. Meanwhile, a book from Lucien's library of all the unwritten books ever dreamed is discovered by a group of children in the waking world. Read More »

Red-hot Griezmann bags four as Atletico rout Leganes

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You can see all four of Griezmann's goals down below and also see how Atleti get on against the league leaders this weekend by following our match centre. "Saying that, it doesn't mean that I'm going to leave next year because I've been saying the same thing for four years and I'm still here". When asked to elaborate, Griezmann touched on his recent gesture. Read More »

John Elway on quarterback search: Misses don't bother me

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I'm not saying they'll be back for sure, but I'm not going to say they are gone. "That is the plan, yes". Elway said he's eager to see the promising class of college quarterbacks this week that features Baker Mayfield , Josh Allen , Sam Darnold, Josh Rosen, Lamar Jackson and Mason Rudolph. Read More »

The cost of Olympic medals

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However, two US officials who refused to be named said that the act was the work of Russian military spies . Some of the most astounding included the achievements of Chris Mazdzer with a silver in the luge, and snowboarders Shaun White and Chloe Kim, both gold medalists in the initial weeks of the games. Read More »

Alexis Ohanian puts up four billboards to praise Serena Williams

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The surgery went well, Serena's husband Alexis cut the cord and the couple's tiny newborn was laid on Serena's chest for the first time . The Desert Sun reports that Williams was expected to return in January 2018 to defend her title at this year's Australian Open , but she withdrew after losing an exhibition match in December. Read More »

Fla. governor details $500 million school safety plan

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The Governor also hosted meetings with students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School . He mentions law enforcement "training school personnel" if requested by a local school board, but insists he's not for arming teachers in the classroom. Read More »

UCLA QB Rosen denies not wanting to play for Browns

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I don't know where that came from. "There's absolutely no foundation in reality to that". Immediately, the interpretation was "Rosen doesn't want to play for Cleveland". The Browns have the first and fourth overall picks of the draft and are in need of a quarterback, and Rosen is considered to be one of the best in the 2018 class. Read More »

IRS updates withholding calculator and Form W-2 for new tax law

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Most tax filers will want to avoid being "under-withheld" - meaning the number of allowances you used to take is now too high given the tax law changes. Furthermore, the average refund tops $2,800, so consumers may want to choose to have less tax withheld upfront in order to receive more per paycheck. Read More »

FA Cup Report: Swansea City v Sheffield Wednesday 27 February 2018

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The club didn't do better than this in the Cup since 1964, so it's been a long, long time. 'The FA Cup is a great competition, the history of it, and if we win this game we're in the quarter-finals with a big game to come'. Swansea barely threatened the visitors goal in the first half as Ki Sung-yueng had their only real effort of goal from the edge of the box but it went just wide of the goal. Read More »

Davido speaks on relationship with Cristiano Ronaldo

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The loss left the champions in third place on 51 points, a whopping 14 points adrift of leaders Barcelona and seven behind city rivals Atletico in second, with both teams having a game in hand. "I'm angry for my players, because they conceded a goal in the last minute. the opposition did not enjoy many chances", said the Frenchman. We're not looking at the points. Read More »

Courtois blasts Conte over decision on Hazard

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Are you surprised by Hazard's selection? In other news, Antonio Conte's days as Chelsea manager could well be numbered, as Italian federation vice-commissioner Alessandro Costacurta has claimed that the Blues boss will be on a three-man shortlist alongside Roberto Mancini and Luigi Di Bagio to take over the global team in June. Read More »

Robert Lewandowski Linked with Big-Money Chelsea Move

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Independent reported that Madrid is interested in making a summer move for Neymar, as well as a new forward and goalkeeper . Bayern Munich forward Robert Lewandowski has refused to be drawn on the speculation surrounding his future and says he wants to focus on the remainder of the season. Read More »

Gruden gives Lynch vote of confidence

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When Jon Gruden was hired as the new head coach of the Oakland Raiders , many in Raider Nation went insane. "One of the reasons I'm excited to be with the Raiders is to join forces with Lynch". On production from recent draft classes, something that was addressed by Gruden earlier in the day . "I asked our people in our organization, how did they do that?" Obi Melifonwu, Gareon Conley - we need these guys to play, big time. Read More »

Hagler: Anthony Joshua the future of boxing

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Speaking exclusively on Drive, the Jamaican-born fighter said: "Parker will come to fight but I believe what he brings to the table will work right into AJ's hands". "It took me a year to turn pro, I was an amateur for three years, I went from fighting at my local club, to competing on the world stage, to competing at the Olympics in the space of three years", Joshua started. Read More »

The Premier League is finally getting a winter break

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According to a story broken by The Times this morning, a proposed annual two-week winter break will be observed in early February from the 2019/20 season onwards. The EFL is also insistent that it keeps the semi-finals of the League Cup, its flagship competition, as two-legged affairs. City need a maximum of six more Premier League wins to secure the title and emulate the team of Manuel Pellegrini who won the League Cup and Premier League double for the club in 2014. Read More »

JD Martinez finally introduced as newest Red Sox slugger

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The deal now allows Martinez to opt out after the second, third or fourth year rather than the originally expected two opt-outs. The Red Sox were finally able to hold J.D. He's been one of the game's best hitters over the last four seasons. "That's the game plan coming in, but as far as the Red Sox lineup goes, its' a strong lineup, it's a good lineup". Read More »