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Red Sox expect retaliation from Yankees for Kelly plunking Austin

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As Yankees second baseman Tyler Wade laid down a bunt along the third-base line, Austin raced to second base where he slid into Red Sox shortstop Brock Holt . J.D. Martinez hit a grand slam and Hanley Ramirez homered for Boston . The team said during Wednesday's game that he will be evaluated further. Read More »

Ronaldo doesn't understand Buffon's protests after penalty call

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Cristiano Ronaldo sent a perfectly placed header towards the center of the box, and Juventus defenders brought down his target, Lucas Vazquez, drawing the ire of the official and giving Real a penalty shot to end the match. Ronaldo stepped up to take charge of the penalty kick and finished past Wojciech Sczesny. Ronaldo was given a yellow card after removing his shirt in celebration. Read More »

Gov. Matt Bevin signs Kentucky pension bill

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Mark McBride, R-Moore, said. He said he wanted to work with lawmakers "to make sure we come up with a smart, thoughtful, balanced approach to moving forward on both of those fronts". Bevin said he has met with lawmakers throughout the process and will continue to do so. They believe the revenue bill favors the wealthy and corporations. Read More »

Will Liverpool win Champions League after knocking out Man City

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Article 69 of UEFA's disciplinary regulations states that a manager who has been banished from the sideline is prohibited from communicating 'directly or indirectly with the team's players and/or technical staff during the match'. Once again we're deprived of a possible Real Madrid-Barcelona Champions League final which we all are anxious to witness and would be an excellent spectacle with Cristiano pitted against Messi in the biggest club game in football. Read More »

76ers' Dario Saric (face) makes an early exit on Tuesday

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Milwaukee won their second straight and their third in the last four as they took care of business against the Magic at home. The Bucks, the Miami Heat or Washington Wizards were potential first-round opponents heading into Tuesday's National Basketball Association games, assuming the Sixers get the third seed. Read More »

Timberwolves make playoffs for first time in 14 years

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Minnesota will be the No. 8 seed in the Western Conferene and play No. 1 seed Houston . Jeff Teague's jumper with just over a minute left in overtime put the Timberwolves ahead to stay, and Minnesota topped Denver 112-106 on Wednesday night to grab the final spot in the National Basketball Association playoffs. Read More »

"Nonsense" only three knew about ball tampering says Flintoff

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Fast bowlers were the main beneficiaries as Australia's post ball-tampering era began with a heavily altered list of nationally contracted players, minus the suspended Steve Smith and David Warner. Morkel's farewell series continued at a great pace as he removed Mitchell Marsh and Cummins in consecutive deliveries, then added the wicket of Mitchell Starc before the Proteas closed to within one of victory as Lyon was run out without facing. Read More »

Westbrook makes history with another triple-double season

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But Westbrook has a response to all of that, and by now this shouldn't surprise us. Some have accused Westbrook of stat-padding, claiming that his rebounding numbers are boosted because he "steals" rebounds from teammates and some teammates box out the opposition just to let Westbrook get the board. Read More »

Bayern Munich barely break sweat as they cruise past Sevilla

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David Alaba (back) and Arturo Vidal (knock) will also miss out, a major blow to Heynckes and his squad. Real Madrid and Bayern Munich are through to the semi-finals of the Champions League , but not before the Spanish giants were given a huge fright at the Bernabeu. Read More »

WWE Announces Superstar Shake-Up Next Week on Raw and SmackDown

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In what could be a potential spoiler for the Superstar Shake-Up , the BanCorp South Arena is advertising Asuka for a SmackDown branded WWE live event on June 10th. Ember Moon may end up being on Raw just one week before being sent over to SmackDown , but that remains to be seen. "So I think that is one I have on the top of my list". Read More »

Let the duo play rugby, McBride says

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Regardless of the not guilty decision though, the nature of some of the details revealed during the court case upset many. Judge Smyth had already started her charge to the jury when O'Donoghoe asked her to discharge it. 'As far as I'm concerned, these young men have learned their lesson.it's time they got back to doing what they do best and that is playing rugby'. "Yours, Real fans standing up for the Ulster men ". Read More »

Ronaldo Penalty Sinks Juve, Spares Real Madrid Blushes

The Italy worldwide was shown a straight red card for his protests, and Wojciech Szczesny's first task was to take the ball out the back of the net after being beaten by Ronaldo . And they couldn't be happier with how things turned out. It was all quite reminiscent of Madrid coach Zidane's moment of madness in his final game as a player - the 2006 World Cup final - when Italy's Buffon was an interested observer as the France legend threw his head. Read More »

Papers react to Champions League classic

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Along with it they have qualified for the semi final of UCL for the first time after 1983/84 season. "But they were really, really strong", Barcelona Coach Ernesto Valverde said through a translator. Nainggolan also credited di Francesco, while claiming that the other three semi-finalists in the Champions League will now "fear" the Serie A side - a warning also echoed by Roma's sporting director Monchi. Read More »

Los Angeles Kings vs Vegas Golden Knights odds

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That was also the second win in what would be five in a row for the Golden Knights. They were the first modern-era expansion team from any of the four major North American professional sports leagues to start from scratch and finish first in its division. Read More »

Trump Tells Russia: 'Get Ready' For US Missiles Striking Syria

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The Foreign Ministry in Damascus denounced President Donald Trump's threat to attack the country as "reckless" and a danger to worldwide peace and security. He scoffed at Russia's claim that it will shoot down any USA missiles launched at Syria. Nebenzia accused the United States of trying to mislead the worldwide community and said it is "taking one more step toward confrontation". Read More »

Brewers hold off Cardinals 3-2

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He got his first two for Washington previous year. In his final outing on Saturday, he threw 19 pitches and allowed a run on two hits while striking out one in his lone inning of work. Matt Carpenter hit a run-scoring groundout in the sixth. Prior to the game the club designated RHP J.J. Hoover for assignment and optioned OF Brett Phillips to Triple-A Colorado Springs to recall Guerra and RHP Jorge Lopez. Read More »

Dodgers reportedly set to host 2020 All-Star Game

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Manfred will make "a major announcement", according to a source. It marks just the second time ever the game will be played at Dodger Stadium. Dodger Stadium was on full display during the 2017 World Baseball Classic and last year's playoffs, including the World Series. Read More »

Saints absolutely stole Cam Meredith from Bears

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The Bears had until Wednesday afternoon decide on whether to keep their 2016 receiving leader, who missed all of last season with a major knee injury. Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints officially have a new weapon. Meredith and Watson are both 6-3, and Michael Thomas, the team's top-returning receiver, is also 6-3. Read More »

Could Philippe Coutinho get a medal if Liverpool win the Champions League?

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This is because whilst Barcelona were beaten by Roma in the quarter-finals, Coutinho's former side Liverpool went through, defeating Manchester City 5-1 on aggregate. The Catalan club took a 4-1 lead into the second-leg at the Stadio Olimpico. Liverpool, who are now waiting to find out their opponents in the semi-finals, could feasibly go on and win the tournament. Read More »

Ernesto Valverde: Roma's 'aggression' was too much for Barcelona

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Andres Iniesta may have played his last UEFA Champions League match for Barcelona after their 3-0 defeat to AS Roma on Tuesday, April 10 according to the Mirror . "I would be lying if I said we could use this as a learning experience because a year ago we went out in a similar way", added Busquets. "The first goal gave them strength and then they got a second and third in the second half". Read More »

Weapons inspectors to deploy to Syria's Douma "shortly" - OPCW

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United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley addresses the United Nations Security Council meeting on Syria at the U.N. headquarters in NY, U.S., April 9, 2018. The UK and several other states blamed Moscow, and alleged Russian interference in the 2016 usa election. The State Department said in a statement that it was consulting with allies on a response. Read More »

Bills' 2018 preseason schedule includes nationally televised game, familiar faces

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On Wednesday, the team announced its four opponents for the 2018 preseason. After facing the Ravens to open the preseason schedule, the Bears will face the Bengals in Cincinnati at some point between August 9th through August 12th. This will be the 24th preseason matchup between the two teams with the Bolts riding a seven-game win streak in those games. Dallas will close out the preseason schedule against in state rival Houston Texas in week 4 . Read More »

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo most decisive player in his position - Gianluigi Buffon

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Ironically, the World Cup he won was the last match in the career of Zinedine Zidane, the Real Madrid boss, who was infamously red carded for headbutting Marco Materazzi in that encounter, which Italy won on penalties. He has not made a definitive announcement about his future, however. Massimiliano Allegri, head coach of Juventus FC, during the media conference before UEFA Champions League's football match between Juventus FC and Real Madrid CF at Allianz Stadium on 3rd April, 2018 in ... Read More »

Basebrawl Breaks Out After Luis Perdomo Throws Behind Nolan Arenado

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I've been covering Arenado since his debut in 2013 and have never seen him as heated as he was in reaction to the pitch, immediately spiking his helmet and charging the mound. It happened during the third inning when Nolan Arenado was at the plate. Some baseball men got very angry at each other during the Rockies' matchup with the Padres at Coors Field on Wednesday. Read More »

Los Angeles Angels look to keep momentum against Texas Rangers

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They lead the majors with their 79 runs, 128 hits and 20 home runs. Albert Pujols of the Los Angeles Angels scores a run in the first inning against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park on April 10, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. Hamels gave up four runs in the first inning on home runs by the Blue Jays' Steve Pearce (on the game's first pitch) and Kendrys Morales, and Texas never recovered from that early deficit. Read More »

Tottenham appeal second goal against Stoke to be awarded to Harry Kane

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Alan Shearer , Premier League record scorer with 260 goals: "I wonder if they will give me the other nine I also scored but were not given!" Kane had been expected to miss at least another fortnight following the injury he'd picked up at Bournemouth in March but he came back sooner than expected and quickly found himself amongst the goals again. Read More »

Woods improves in final round at Masters, welcomes break

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At the most recent U.S. Open there, in 2004, Woods finished in a tie for 17th, 14 shots behind victor Retief Goosen. Woods' tie for 32nd is his second worst finish in 19 professional starts at the Masters , ahead of only his 40th-place finish in 2012. Read More »

Khabib Nurmagomedov Doesn't Want UFC Title Win to Change Him

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Rogan has now released a statement regarding his performance on the air at UFC 223 in Brooklyn, explaining his reasoning. He was ready make it a fight night doubleheader. He instead ended his long ride toward a UFC title with a championship belt to bring back to Russian Federation. It seemed that all was going well until weigh in day came. Read More »