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Author: 0 Storm Team Action Day -- Updated Threat for the Evening

Currently, a Tornado Watch over Georgia is set to expire at 1 p.m. Flash-flood watches were issued for several counties in northeast Georgia and SC until 2 a.m. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Alabama's governor declared a state of emergency because of the threat, resulting in multiple school closings, and schools in SC planned to dismiss classes early.

Sport Everton beat Leicetser City in six-goal thriller
Author: 0 Everton beat Leicetser City in six-goal thriller

But the reigning champions stormed back to lead after just 10 minutes courtesy of goals from Islam Slimani and Marc Albrighton. The win takes Everton level on points with Arsenal but the north London club have three games in hand on Koeman's side going into the final two months of the season.

Sport Arsene Wenger: I'm not scared of Arsenal fans' criticism
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger: I'm not scared of Arsenal fans' criticism

The situation has caused a divide among Arsenal's following, with some supporters staying loyal to Wenger, who has failed to guide the team to another Premier League title since their 2003-04 win. Wenger, who is out of contract this summer, continued to remain coy over his future, telling journalists: "Don't worry, you will get that soon". "You just want the fans to stand behind the team and that's what they did".

Author: 0 Wenger happy as Bilic looks to restore confidence

We need to be patient and have trust and faith in ourselves. It's easy when you're winning, but I told the guys forget about this game. Substitute Olivier Giroud capped the win with an exquisite finish, with Arsenal now fifth following Manchester United's draw with Everton on Tuesday, providing a much-needed boost to their Champions League ambitions as the seasons enters its final stretch.

Sport North Carolina Pulls Away From Gonzaga For Win
Author: 0 North Carolina Pulls Away From Gonzaga For Win

UNC also struggled on the inside, most notably Kennedy Meeks , who absolute crushed the Oregon Ducks in the Final Four. Given the tighter whistles in the second half, the referees might've called a foul on Hicks for that pinch. The coldest man in college basketball was the hero on Monday night. Williams said after the game, according to NBC , that he needed to "think on" a visit to the White House, in a break with tradition.

Sport Lukaku double as Leicester's winning run ends at Everton
Author: 0 Lukaku double as Leicester's winning run ends at Everton

Once again, a trip to Spain had consequences. For all Leicester City's improvements in recent weeks, there remains issues within Craig Shakespeare's squad - most notably in defence. That was not a failsafe formula; not against the predatory Lukaku. It's been a great year for wild games in the Premier League. He continues to etch his way into Everton history and into the minds of potential buyers.

Author: 0 Westbrook kept waiting as Thunder down Grizzlies

Minutes into the third period he notched his 10th rebound and within seconds had delivered a 10th assist on Taj Gibson's basket that put the Thunder up 67-42. They host the Phoenix Suns on Thursday, head to Denver to take on the Nuggets on Saturday, then finish the season with a back-to-back at Minnesota and vs.

Author: 0 Bobby Portis Crushed Jimmy Butler's Hand With A Super Intense High-Five

Wade playing the final three games will be crucial for the Bulls' playoff run so that the veteran can be re-integrated into their system before the postseason begins. And best of all, it was their kids that led them. "[The Nets are] a good team ". Coach Steve Kerr had been optimistic of KD's return from a left knee injury before the end of the regular season, and he will join a Warriors team riding a 13-game winning streak and that just locked up the No.

Author: 0 Cubs' Baez collides with Heyward year after Schwarber injury

Hendricks (1-0), who led the majors with a 2.13 ERA previous year, made his first start of the season and gave up four runs in the first inning. Rougned Odor hit his third homer of the season and had two hits. Garcia fell a double shy of the cycle. "It was a awful first inning, but I battled through it". Milwaukee was unable to capitalize on the quiet stretch from Chicago's offense, however, as they too were limited to just a pair of base runners after the third inning, both of whom were ...

Author: 0 Spieth disappointed, says his round at Masters was bizarre

Marc Leishman finished 8-over for the tournament, while amateur Curtis Luck finished on 9-over. Did your guy win at Augusta National? Spain's Sergio Garcia has won the Masters, beating Englishman Justin Rose in a playoff to claim his first major championship golf title.

Author: 0 Men's golf: Former NU golfer Fitzpatrick set for Masters

Scott's short game has been career-best in 2017, and the 2013 Masters victor believes he's resolved his misfiring swing. The Irmo native is the No. 1 golfer in the world and the betting favorite to win this week as he enters his eighth career Masters.

Sport Daniel Ricciardo: Red Bull performance genuine
Author: 0 Daniel Ricciardo: Red Bull performance genuine

Despite pre-season expectations F1's new rules refresh, which put more emphasis on aerodynamic performance, would suit Red Bull , the former world champions were peripheral players at the season-opening Australian GP and are expected to fall further behind the leaders at this weekend's engine-centric Chinese GP.

Author: 0 Eden Hazard backed himself to score against Bournemouth

After Tottenham's comprehensive 4-0 drubbing of Watford earlier in the day, Chelsea found themselves just four points clear of the Lilywhites before their last game against Bournemouth. "I have to compliment Chelsea , they're an outstanding team and their system works very well for them". "You have teams that you know before the game that you can score, or that it's your team", said Hazard.

Author: 0 Conte relishes the pressure

Someone said in the changing room that we know the most important thing is our result , that's what we have to focus on, especially in training during the week to be ready for the game. "We've been there nearly all season, we are showing we want to be there, we're playing very good and fighting for it, and that's what we need keep doing".

Sport Sergio Garcia's improved mental strength inspired Masters victory
Author: 0 Sergio Garcia's improved mental strength inspired Masters victory

And he'll never forget that final hole of regulation, his first crack at No. 18, where another 7-footer burned the edge of the cup. "I would say this one probably is one that slipped by", said Rose, 36, who has battled Garcia, 37, going back to their amateur days in Europe.

Author: 0 Westbrook ties Oscar Robertson for most triple-doubles in a season

Probably because the term triple-double hadn't been coined and it wasn't yet an official National Basketball Association stat. Milwaukee plays at IN on Thursday night. In a recent survey by The Washington Post of likely MVP voters, Harden had a clear advantage. He is 29 behind Bucks coach Jason Kidd for third place.

Sport Wenger hopes to keep Ox
Author: 0 Wenger hopes to keep Ox

The 23-year-old attacking midfielder continues to be linked with a possible departure from the Emirates Stadium this summer but manager Wenger insists he does not want to lose him. But Wenger is keen for the attacker to commit his long-term future at the Emirates. & #8220;He's among the men who occasionally is overly nasty with his own performance.

Sport Pepe injury blow leaves Madrid with defensive headache
Author: 0 Pepe injury blow leaves Madrid with defensive headache

Atletico now find themselves a full ten points behind Los Blancos who are two points ahead of second-placed Barcelona . Real lead Barcelona by three points with eight games remaining, but the two face each other in a potential title decider at the Bernabeu on April 23.

Author: 0 Pochettino: We Must Be Alert If Chelsea Slips Up

Much talk ahead of the match was about Kane's return, and the English global would come off the bench in the second half. - Via his 10 and 11th league goals this season, Son is the first South Korean player to hit double figures in a single Premier League season.

Sport Diamondbacks win, own best record in baseball
Author: 0 Diamondbacks win, own best record in baseball

In his first start this year, Corbin logged a loss against the Giants with four innings, seven hits and two earned. Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Corey Kluber throws in the first inning during a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Sunday, April 9, 2017, in Phoenix .

Author: 0 Pressure on Slaven Bilic eased as West Ham end losing run

But Kouyate's strike lifted them eight points clear of the drop zone and eased some of the pressure on manager Slaven Bilic. There had been speculation about Bilic's future, but the club released a statement saying they had "100% faith" in the Croatian.

Sport Instead of folding up, Garcia fights back to win Masters
Author: 0 Instead of folding up, Garcia fights back to win Masters

But don't forget Augusta National once owned him to the point of dejection. Garcia had birdied the first and third and enjoyed a three-shot lead when Rose three-putted the fifth, but the Olympic champion responded superbly with a hat-trick of birdies from the sixth.

Author: 0 Federer outlasts Kyrgios to set up Nadal final in Miami

Nadal found some success in adopting the body serve in the first set, which jolted Federer's return stance as he stood right inside the baseline on return, but in the second set Federer regained control and did not look back. The Swiss missed six months in 2016 with a knee injury before returning to action in the Australian Open and he has since won 19 of his 20 matches and comfortably leads the Race To London.

Sport Frank Lampard names Chelsea star as Premier League's best player
Author: 0 Frank Lampard names Chelsea star as Premier League's best player

Hazard has returned to form in some style this season, though, and Chelsea legend Lampard believes that is due to getting back to basics and becoming " more efficient". "It was friendly, lovely, but tough too because it's like when you have your son, you love him, but sometimes you have to be tough". "I am so happy for him because yes I always knew the relationship from day one was tough".

Author: 0 UFC 210: Cormier Dramatically Makes Weight

Cormier saw off the challenge of "Rumble" Johnson in the main event of UFC 210, which took place in the early hours of the morning. The fight came to an end when Cormier pulled Johnson's head back with one arm to slide his other under the neck.

Sport Record 12-run first inning helps Phillies rout Nats 17-3
Author: 0 Record 12-run first inning helps Phillies rout Nats 17-3

Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Cesar Hernandez (16) celebrates with teammates after hitting walk-off RBI single in bottom of ninth inning against the Washington Nationals at Citizens Bank Park. Had the infield not been shifted, the inning would have been over. "If not me, someone else would pick him up". I had to tell myself to lock it in. So by the end of the first inning, three-plus hours after Mackanin's talk, Tommy Joseph would have two hits.

Author: 0 Sergio Garcia Wins the 2017 Masters

Both Rose and Garcia finished at 9 under par, and needed an extra hole to decide this weekend's tournament, after 72 holes. Garcia fell two shots behind after bogies at the 10th and 11th holes, but got one back with a birdie on the 14th. "He was playing extremely well", Garcia said. The win wasn't secured until Garcia gave up a healthy lead early, and then missed short birdie putts on the 16th and 18th holes, the latter of which would have handed him the tournament.

Sport Hamilton: My hunger to win has frickin doubled
Author: 0 Hamilton: My hunger to win has frickin doubled

It's obviously a lot of fun to race for victories and a lot of fun to race against the best". It shows we are going to have a race on our hands, which we are very happy to have. Vettel is equally as keen to slug it out with Hamilton . "I want to be closer with cars, more close wheel-to-wheel battling". That new aggressive look we were promised has instead led to front wings that are architectural marvels, yet ultimately ultra-sensitive hindrances to real racing.

Sport Cavs collapse, Hawks overcome 26-point deficit for OT win
Author: 0 Cavs collapse, Hawks overcome 26-point deficit for OT win

The Hawks, who beat Boston on Thursday night, outworked and outgunned the defending National Basketball Association champions. The Cleveland Cavaliers looked well on their way to clinching the No. Irving managed to return to the game with 7:11 remaining, but scored two points in the fourth quarter. Courtney Lee led the Knicks with 16 points.

Author: 0 I'll be better in the future - Pep Guardiola

Chelsea will need to assess their players after their 2-1 win over Man City but are not thought to have any new injury concerns. "The way we played, especially in the big games, we were good but we were not good enough". "The most important thing for [Ilkay] Gundogan is to recover well - it is not easy after six months out with the knee injury ", he said of the midfielder, who suffered a torn knee ligament in December.

Sport Yankees' Matt Holliday draws five walks vs. Orioles
Author: 0 Yankees' Matt Holliday draws five walks vs. Orioles

Orioles: Kevin Gausman (0-0, 3.38) seeks his first win after receiving a no decision on opening day against Toronto. In the second inning, he gave up three two-out hits, something that has burned him in the past. "It doesn't affect me at all", he said through a translator. The Baby Bombers headed home for their Yankee Stadium opener with pediatric pains. The Yankees intend to recall catcher Kyle Higashioka from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Sport Connor McDavid: Connor McDavid extends point streak to 13
Author: 0 Connor McDavid: Connor McDavid extends point streak to 13

Canucks forward Bo Horvat said they knew it was going to be a challenge with the Oilers looking to go into playoffs on a roll. "We are looking forward to this and I think it is going to be a very fun series". Mark Letestu's line (the Oilers fourth line) has been doing that all year. "But there is still a lot of work to be done here". McDavid has two games to hit the century mark, and if all goes well, it will be the first Oiler to meet or exceed 100 points in a season since Doug Weight had ...

Author: 0 Manchester United slip up in top-four race after draw with Everton

Jose Mourinho's side, whose form has been so underwhelming recently at their "Theatre of Dreams", were facing the end of their 19-match unbeaten streak in the league as luck had earlier deserted them. "I accept it was a hard decision, but even after that we had chances, we hit the post, put a free header over the bar, we tried everything". "The communication was possible because we were very close".

Author: 0 Coutinho and Firmino seal points for Liverpool at Stoke

The introduction of Coutinho and his compatriot Roberto Firmino (who also scored) turned the game at Stoke, as third-place Liverpool close in on Champions League qualification. "We needed Simon Mignolet with two outstanding saves, the second one [from Berahino] was one of the best I have ever seen - the save of the year ", the German said post-match.

Author: 0 Mercedes driver Hamilton wins Chinese GP from pole

Vettel believed the timing of the safety vehicle, moments after the race had restarted following the virtual safety auto period during which he had made his early stop, was "unfortunate" for his hopes, and Hamilton agreed. "All I knew I could do is to just do the best lap I could possibly do and each time I went out I eked out a little bit more time". And what a move it was, too.

Author: 0 Moses returns to help Chelsea cruise past Bournemouth

Last season Chelsea were tenth and now we are top of the table. Chelsea went 2-0 up inside the first 20 minutes at Bournemouth, Diego Costa's mishit shot ballooning in off Adam Smith for an own goal before Eden Hazard added a second. "In this case, after the defeat against Crystal Palace which we didn't deserve, we played City when we could have dropped points, and today we could have dropped points, but instead we won both games".

Author: 0 Garcia, Rose headed to playoff

But it ultimately mattered not and Garcia was able to speak about what it meant to join fellow Spaniards Ballesteros and Jose Maria Olazabal in winning the Masters. He birdied two of his first three holes, and would have done so on all three had he not missed a five-foot birdie putt on the par-5 second hole. As it rolled to a stop next to Garcia's ball, however, the rest seemed little more than a formality.

Author: 0 Sadio Mané Ruled Out For Remainder Of Liverpool's Season

Klopp also said midfielder Philippe Coutinho and striker Daniel Sturridge were doubtful for Saturday's league visit to Stoke City while English duo Jordan Henderson and Adam Lallana will both definitely miss the game. When Stoke battled their way to a goalless draw with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium, there was every expectancy - both inside and outside of the club - that they would kick on and solidify their place in the top 10 of the standings.

Author: 0 UFC 210: Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson retires from MMA after losing title fight

Anthony "Rumble" Johnson announced his retirement following defeat to UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier on Saturday, but a switch to the National Football League is not on the cards. "I'm exhausted of getting punched by guys and rolling around on the ground with guys and stuff like that". "I said that we do business, Jones and I, for all the hate when we're older we'll have made each other a lot of money".

Author: 0 Hawks OT Thriller Marks Second Win Over Cavs In 3 Days

LeBron James tallied his 13th triple-double of the season and 55th of his career - finishing with 32 points, a game-high 16 boards and 10 assists before fouling out for second time this season on a questionable call three minutes into overtime.

Author: 0 Jon Jones Believes Anthony Johnson is a 'Very One-Dimensional Fighter'

I think maybe it's Fox. The only questions are when Jones' first fight will take place and who'll he'll face. "I fought Rumble Johnson before and I lost but I had my reasons for that. "Why would I go into another sport that is the same thing as this and you take all this impact and stuff?" "I gave my commitment to another job, something that I have been wanting to do for a while", Johnson said after the fight.

Sport Sergio Garcia finally has his time to shine brightest at Masters
Author: 0 Sergio Garcia finally has his time to shine brightest at Masters

Garcia has been plagued by self doubt in the majors and once said he did not have what it takes to be a major victor. "There's wonderful storylines", Rose said. That would be the locker in the Champions Locker Room at Augusta National, where champions usually share with other champions because of limited space.

Author: 0 Las Vegas oddsmakers favor Chicago Cubs to repeat in 2017

The ESPN telecast delivered a 2.3 metered market rating, up 10 percent from a year ago, which was a World Series rematch between the New York Mets and Kansas City Royals. Seems like he's gotten through some of his emotional problems. "He has as good of a right-handed arm as any in the league", Maddon told ESPN . The Cubs are prepared for the relatively quick turnaround, having advanced to the NL Championship Series the year before they won the World Series.

Author: 0 Westbrook (45 points) leads Thunder over Grizzlies

However, Memphis gained their first lead (14-13) thanks to a Vince Carter 3 pointer. Westbrook now has four more games to achieve the mark, with the Thunder due to face Phoenix on Friday in their next game. The teams meet on Wednesday for first place and temporary ownership of the top seed and home-court advantage until the NBA Finals. Bucks play at IN on Thursday.

Author: 0 Chelsea passed title test - Hazard

After London rivals Tottenham Hotspur thumped Watford 4-0 to cut their lead to four points, Chelsea faced a potentially hard visit to the sun-drenched south coast. Tottenham's 11th consecutive home league win and seventh league victory in which the team has scored at least four goals put Spurs on 68 points. Someone said in the changing room that we know the most important thing is our result, that's what we have to focus on, especially in training during the week to be ready for the game.

Author: 0 Zlatan Ibrahimovic: 'I feel like Benjamin Button'

The Portuguese admitted that the 21-year-old was "reading the game well" in the 3-0 win at a seemingly doomed Sunderland . Manchester United fans were caught by surprise when Jose Mourinho named his starting line-up for the Premier League clash against Sunderland .

Author: 0 Rose takes lead and confidence into Masters final day

More than anything, Garcia closed out this Masters Saturday with no more excuses left in his bag. They had a one-shot lead over Rickie Fowler, who made birdies on all four of the par 5s to offset a few mistakes in a round of 71. He made birdies on the 13th hole - his third of the tournament on the par 5 - and 15th to inch within a shot of the top. It always happens on the back, on Amen Corner, or on holes 15, 16 and 18.