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Sport Tiger Woods' chances to play the 2017 Masters appear slim
Author: 0 Tiger Woods' chances to play the 2017 Masters appear slim

The four-time victor of the first major of the season said Monday during a tour to promote his book, The 1997 Masters: My Story (Grand Central Publishing, available at tigerwoodsmasters.com), that his troublesome back is feeling better and he is working hard to get ready to play in the first major championship of the season.

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Author: 0 Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez Sufferes First Pro Loss

Gonzalez, who looked noticeably small for the weight in only his second fight at 115 pounds, struggled to contain the tough Thai throughout the fight, although his work rate and accuracy proved to be key in securing what seemed to be another victory.

Sport NBA Should Heed Doc Rivers' Call To Protect Saturday Showcase Games
Author: 0 NBA Should Heed Doc Rivers' Call To Protect Saturday Showcase Games

Lue said he did not want James to carry the load on his own, so he rested him as well , but said James was unhappy and wanted to play. Still, Cleveland's no-show made waves due to its timing: Last Saturday, the Spurs blew out the Warriors 107-85 with Stephen Curry, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson all resting.

Sport Is Wenger Gunner stay at the Emirates?
Author: 0 Is Wenger Gunner stay at the Emirates?

Under-fire Arsene Wenger seems poised to extend his managerial career at Arsenal , according to reports on Monday. It had been thought that the experienced manager had chose to step down, but according to The Mirror , Wenger wants to stay with the Gunners and will put pen to paper on an extension to his current deal, which expires this summer.

Author: 0 British Intelligence Agency Denies Claim About Wiretapping Trump

Seconds earlier Trump said alongside Merkel that "as far as wiretapping, I guess, by this past administration, at least we have something in common, perhaps", Trump said , eliciting a puzzled look from the chancellor. Yet few in Washington are expecting he can do that. Trump and his team have yet to present any evidence behind the president's wild claims, and press secretary Sean Spicer has been repeatedly trying to clean up Trump's allegations.

Sport Bilic down after defeat leaves Hammers in trouble
Author: 0 Bilic down after defeat leaves Hammers in trouble

He has scored three goals in his last four Premier League games but Andre Ayew has not been able to win with West Ham since returning from the Africa Cup of Nations. More urgency was required, and as the half progressed, this is what West Ham produced as they began to dominate the game. Unfortunately, Ayew had a rush of blood to the head as just when it looked like he could not miss, he scooped his shot horribly wide.

Sport Chelsea without Eden Hazard earns 2-1 win at Stoke
Author: 0 Chelsea without Eden Hazard earns 2-1 win at Stoke

On the game itself, Conte observed: "For sure, an important win against a strong team". Chelsea striker Diego Costa is unlikely to win any "fair play" awards this season but goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois says the fiery forward has become much better at controlling his temper despite relentless heavy treatment from opposing defenders.

Sport Jimi Manuwa Calls Jon Jones a Steroid User - Wants Elite Fighters
Author: 0 Jimi Manuwa Calls Jon Jones a Steroid User - Wants Elite Fighters

Jones tested positive for banned substances by USADA, and has been sidelined in the UFC until July of this year. But Manuwa made quick work of Anderson with a first-round knockout with a nasty left hand. Should Jon Jones return to action later this year as expected, Manuwa's chances of landing a title fight this year are slim. That's the best crowd I've ever fought in front of.

Sport Cheerios Seeds: Bees Need Help, So Cereal Maker Giving Away Free Flowers
Author: 0 Cheerios Seeds: Bees Need Help, So Cereal Maker Giving Away Free Flowers

Cheerios is giving away 100 million free wildflower seeds to help endangered bee populations by encouraging people to plant wildflowers all over the U.S. Cheerios said that the flowers of the campaign are not considered invasive and that they were chosen wisely to obtain the best results. Also, the U.S.

Sport Dwight Clark, San Francisco 49ers legend, diagnosed with ALS
Author: 0 Dwight Clark, San Francisco 49ers legend, diagnosed with ALS

Clark revealed the loss of strength in his left hand is so significant he can not open a pack of sugar or button up his shirt. "Picking up anything over 30 pounds is a chore". ALS, which is commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, is a terminal neuromuscular condition that affects control of muscles needed move, speak, eat and breathe.

Sport Bayern Munich open up 10-point lead in Bundesliga after rivals stumble
Author: 0 Bayern Munich open up 10-point lead in Bundesliga after rivals stumble

Brazilian Douglas Costa doubled their lead three minutes later, finishing off a quick break and Lewandowski perfectly converted a sweet cross from Arjen Robben 10 minutes after the restart for his 21st league goal of the season. However, the score remained 3-0 as the referee brought a close to the second-half proceedings. - Lewandowski has scored 10 goals in his last seven competitive matches.

Sport Colin Kaepernick future with National Football League in limbo
Author: 0 Colin Kaepernick future with National Football League in limbo

After starting the season off as a backup, Kaepernick actually put up solid numbers a year ago, tossing 16 touchdowns and just four interceptions on a awful Niners team. The football reasons are undeniable; at the quarterback position, the supply doesn't meet demand - especially given the trade demands of teams that have quarterbacks they'd be willing to move.

Sport Mumbai lose its permanent status in BCCI
Author: 0 Mumbai lose its permanent status in BCCI

BCCI office bearers can not be over the age of the 70 or be a Minister or government servant. The BCA had earlier been provided associate membership of the BCCI . A COA member was quoted to be saying by The Sunday Express, "The Lodha Committee has prepared a constitution that the court has approved". We have only uploaded that constitution.

Author: 0 Australia struggling at lunch on day five against India

India however, with the help of stellar knocks from Cheteshwar Pujara (202), Wriddhiman Saha (117), and Murali Vijay (82), put themselves right back in contention, amassing a total of 603 for nine; they lead by 152, when skipper Virat Kohli made a decision to declare their innings.

Sport Waiter Fired After Asking Latina Women For 'Proof of Residency'
Author: 0 Waiter Fired After Asking Latina Women For 'Proof of Residency'

Carrillo was at the Pacific Coast Highway restaurant last Saturday with two friends and her sister. The restaurant, which posted to social media accounts apologies that were subsequently deleted, said in an online post that the waiter in question had been fired.

Sport Germany Squad Shooting star Timo Werner called up
Author: 0 Germany Squad Shooting star Timo Werner called up

Werner who had played for Germany's U-21 team, has never played for the senior team. The 21-year-old is the fourth highest scorer in the Bundesliga with 14 goals and has been called into the Germany squad for the first time ahead of their upcoming matches against England and Azerbaijan .

Author: 0 Manchester City 1, Liverpool 1: Man of the Match

It's disappointing when you've been ahead and both sides had chances to win it. I am not sure it is Pep Guardiola's proudest performance after what he achieved as a coach and player. "I'm very happy that he scored again". At least we showed spirit that we didn't show in the first half in Monaco. As ever, the solution to the problems on display will be sought in the transfer market and City and Liverpool will have a clearer idea than most of the problems that they need to address.

Sport I take blame for England loss, says Jones
Author: 0 I take blame for England loss, says Jones

The benchmark is New Zealand and the Ireland and England head coaches, Joe Schmidt and Eddie Jones, pictured, know their teams are now floundering beneath the All Blacks' water line. Jones has previously asserted that his side were not afraid to lose and suggested it was a necessary step to take as they build towards becoming the No1 side on the planet and winning the 2019 World Cup in Japan.

Sport MS Dhoni Files Complaint After Losing 3 Mobile Phones
Author: 0 MS Dhoni Files Complaint After Losing 3 Mobile Phones

Dhoni, who was at the Welcome Hotel with the members of the Jharkhand cricket team on 17 March, had to evacuate the hotel premises after a fire broke out in a nearby shopping mall. The complaint stated that he lost the devices during the evacuation process. Everyone was stunned when a fan ran on to the field to fall at Dhoni's feet but the umpire asked the fans to leave the field after he touched player's feet.

Author: 0 India vs Australia: Ravindra Jadeja, Ishant Sharma strike; AUS crumble

This was Pujara's second century-partnership in the match as he and Saha ran Australia ragged at the Jharkhand State Cricket Association Stadium. "There is rough, there are cracks (on the pitch)", said Pujara. Maybe I'm in my bed, and this is that dream I have when I eat an entire chunk of Roquefort, including rind, just before bedtime. "We badly needed a partnership".

Author: 0 Pujara double hundred gives India 152-run lead vs Australia

They limped to stumps precariously placed at 2-23, a deficit of 129. India had been under tremendous pressure - 328 for 6 replying to Australia's 451 - when Saha walked in. "Definitely run scoring was hard, they too bowled on very good areas", said Vijay. For a batsman, who has scored a double hundred in each of his previous four Test series, the low scores and the manner of his dismissals seems puzzling.

Sport Atletico Madrid beat Sevilla to cement fourth spot
Author: 0 Atletico Madrid beat Sevilla to cement fourth spot

It capped a miserable week for Sevilla after being knocked out of the Champions League by Leicester, who will face Atletico in the quarter-finals. The results saw Atletico move to within two points of the weekend's opposition in third place, while they remain eight points adrift of second place Barcelona.

Sport Jurgen Klopp sympathetic to Jose Mourinho's schedule complaints
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp sympathetic to Jose Mourinho's schedule complaints

City dropped points in their last Premier League outing against Stoke and can ill afford to give up more ground to top-four rivals Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday. I admire him a lot. "You need to be there and to make that process". "Monaco couldn't do it for two halves: in the first half they were good, second half it was chance after chance [for City] and we cannot hope Aguero misses these chances again".

Sport Indivisible Charlottesville Holds Citizen's Hearing on Neil Gors
Author: 0 Indivisible Charlottesville Holds Citizen's Hearing on Neil Gors

The conservative Judicial Crisis Network alone has budgeted $10 million for the fight, aimed principally at 10 states Trump carried in the 2016 election and where Democratic senators will face re-election contests next year. While those documents unsurprisingly haven't made it before deadline - a trend with so many of Trump's appointees - Democrats have seen enough to know that they are opposed.

Sport Miami Heat guard Dion Waiters injures left ankle against Timberwolves
Author: 0 Miami Heat guard Dion Waiters injures left ankle against Timberwolves

He was fouled by Wiggins, and Waiters' left ankle twisted when he appeared to land on the foot of Minnesota's Gorgui Dieng. In an effort to clarify the situation, Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra spoke to media on Saturday and indicated that Waiters should be considered day-to-day regarding his availability.

Sport Guerin Emig: Kansas' Josh Jackson spectacular in his basketball sanctuary
Author: 0 Guerin Emig: Kansas' Josh Jackson spectacular in his basketball sanctuary

Locked in a tit-for-tat tilt with Michigan State in a second-round clash in the NCAA Tournament, an acrobatic layup from the Kansas guard gave the Jayhawks a one-point lead about 12 minutes into the contest. Michigan State was seeking its 14th Sweet 16 under Tom Izzo, but didn't have the horsepower to stay with Kansas' combination of national Player of the Year candidate point guard Frank Mason and pending NBA Lottery pick Josh Jackson .

Author: 0 Jadeja boosts India's victory chance after Pujara double

The next 60 runs took just 75 balls, as Pujara drove, flicked and cut with aplomb on a pitch that was far from being the snakepit that the Australian media had predicted. At lunch, India put on 193 runs for the loss of two wickets, by virtue of a 102 runs partnership between Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara. The wicketkeeper-batsman said he was playing the spinners better now.

Author: 0 Chelsea not willing to pay more than £70m for Romelu Lukaku

The fact that Barkley has not yet committed himself to a new deal may be an indication that he is at least considering other clubs. Koeman could have a nice transfer wedge to work with, if he is forced to cash in on Romelu Lukaku, who has turned down a new contract offer.

Author: 0 Ranchi will test the mettle of Australia's batting

He added 199 for the seventh wicket with Cheteshwar Pujara, who went on to play the longest innings by any Indian batsman in terms of ball faced (for matches with available ball data). And odd as it may seem, Australia's fate is entirely in its own hands - not in the pitch, not with the Indian bowlers and, while we are on the subject, not in the vagaries of DRS reviews that seem to be dominating conversations to an unwarranted degree.

Sport PSG win cost Barcelona at Depor, concedes Luis Enrique
Author: 0 PSG win cost Barcelona at Depor, concedes Luis Enrique

We're not machines". Barca defender Gerard Pique added: 'Sport is like this, we aren't machines and after the effort we made on Wednesday it was very hard to compete again. "The equaliser was a morale boost, but their second goal was too much". Barcelona had put together a good run of form in recent weeks, closing the gap on league leaders Real Madrid.

Sport After successful PSL final, Pakistan to host T20 series against World XI
Author: 0 After successful PSL final, Pakistan to host T20 series against World XI

Head of the ICC's task force for Pakistan Giles Clarke said the goal of World XI's tour is to give the cricket-starved nation hope. In the letter, Clarke congratulated the PCB for its successful inauguration of PSL and informed that he would be bringing in an International XI 'team consisting of foreign players to Pakistan.

Author: 0 March Madness: No. 9 Michigan State vs. No. 1 Kansas

Jackson was asked about the off-the-court drama in Tulsa and said: "When I step out there on that court, I'm really not thinking about anything else but basketball". "There was some pressure". According to dogged reporting by the Kansas City Star, Jackson allegedly vandalized the auto of KU women's basketball player McKenzie Calvert last December; Calvert's father was miffed after the university appeared to mete out separate levels of punishment to Jackson and his daughter; and court ...

Author: 0 Sergio Aguero saves point for Man City against Liverpool

Guardiola was criticised after his side crashed out of the Champions League against Monaco in midweek and the Spaniard suffered another blow as City's slender hopes of catching Chelsea were effectively ended at Eastlands. Liverpool's Juergen Klopp rued missed chances but agreed that a draw was a fair end to an eventful encounter. Before the match, Mourinho had deliberately played down his team's chances at struggling Middlesbrough because of injuries, suspensions and fixture congestion.

Sport Derry City captain Ryan McBride dies, age 27
Author: 0 Derry City captain Ryan McBride dies, age 27

Just a week ago, Mr McBride had scored the victor as Derry beat Shamrock Rovers in Dublin. His wife Erin tweeted a picture of McBride alongside the caption: "No words". A year ago also saw another member on the Derry City FC team, Josh Daniels, hit by tragedy when his mother, sister, brother-in-law and nephews were all killed in the Buncrana pier disaster.

Author: 0 Messi double helps Barcelona see off 10-man Valencia

Messi beat penalty-saving expert Diego Alves from the spot for the second time this season to pull Barca level in the 45th minute but Munir El Haddadi, who is on loan from the Catalans, equalised immediately in injury time of the first half.

Author: 0 Baylor men to play New Mexico State in NCAA tournament

But the Aggies will look to take advantage of Baylor's recent struggles and their inability to get out of the first round as a three seed each of the last two years. "So we went in at halftime and made some adjustments, made sure we carried out those adjustments, and good things happen when you follow the game plan".

Author: 0 What to expect when Arkansas faces UNC men's basketball

Point spread: The Tar Heels opened as eight-point favorites; the total is at 160.5, according to sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark. Jumpers by Jackson and Isaiah Hicks gave UNC (28-7) the lead for good at 12-10 with 15:49 remaining the first half.

Sport Confederate Flag Flies Near NCAA Tournament in Greenville
Author: 0 Confederate Flag Flies Near NCAA Tournament in Greenville

A Confederate flag was hoisted up a flagpole attached to a auto near two NCAA tournament games in SC on Sunday, just two years after the state was permitted to host the sporting events thanks to the flag's removal from state grounds. - Pete Iacobelli (@PIacobelli_AP) March 19, 2017I can see the confederate flag next to the arena from my hotel room. "The NCAA is proud and excited to host championships in the state of SC once again".

Author: 0 UCLA prepares for test against Cincinnati

UCLA played quite a bit more man defense in the second half, and that seemed to stem the flow of second-chance points for Kent State. After Thursday and Friday's first-round games, all four remain in the chase for the national championship.

Author: 0 Liverpool boss Klopp 'fine' with Man City result

Guardiola was delighted with the response of his players after the disappointment of their Champions League last-16 exit following a 3-1 loss at Monaco on Wednesday. "We couldn't defend their quality as good as necessary", Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp told TV reporters after the match. But the game is positive of course, it's how you have to play against good sides.

Author: 0 Manchester City vs Liverpool: Probable Lineups, Tactics, Prediction and Stats

Jurgen Klopp's side is known for their high pressing and high intensity, and look to outrun the opposition in every game they play. I want him 40 metres back to build up the play. " It'd be my first time if we do get there, so I'm raring to go and so is the team ". It's the type of game tailor made for big players and regularly that man has been Coutinho for the Reds.

Author: 0 Klopp rates Manchester City as the most hard team to play

But after City were heavily criticised in the wake of the Monaco loss, Toure disagrees with suggestions they will not be able to win trophies under Guardiola's free-flowing style. "In the first half they were good, second half it was chance after chance (for City) and we can not hope Aguero misses these chances again. Sometimes when you play this way you can make a mistake but mistakes are part of the game".

Sport Tourney recap: No. 7 MI upsets No. 2 Louisville, 73-69
Author: 0 Tourney recap: No. 7 MI upsets No. 2 Louisville, 73-69

The seventh-seeded Wolverines advanced past Oklahoma State after knocking down 16 three-pointers and putting up 92 points in Round 1 on Friday. 2 seed in the Midwest Region on Sunday with a 12:10 p.m. DJ Wilson had himself quite the game, pouring in 17 points on 6-of-13 shooting and calmly draining four consecutive free throws in the final minute of the game.

Author: 0 Pujara-Saha duet gives India control

India ended Australia's misery late in the final session when Virat Kohli called his batsmen in upon breaking through the 600-mark. India resumed 91 runs shy of Australia's first-innings but declared with a healthy advantage at 603 for nine, and then struck twice to leave the tourists wobbling.

Sport Man United survives Middlesbrough fightback, wins 3-1 in EPL
Author: 0 Man United survives Middlesbrough fightback, wins 3-1 in EPL

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho hailed his side's attitude and determination as they kept their top-four ambitions on track with victory at Middlesbrough. A ideal strike from Lingard doubles United's advantage! Fellaini was left totally unmarked at the back-post when Ashley Young whipped in a pin-point cross to the back post.

Sport Andre Ayew scores for West Ham in home defeat to Leicester City
Author: 0 Andre Ayew scores for West Ham in home defeat to Leicester City

Lanzini put a smile straight back on West Ham faces, however, with a perfectly placed free-kick a minute later to make it 2-1. It has been a topsy turvy season for Bilic's men, and when it looked like that the side were back on the rise they have been struck this poor run of form with three losses and two draws in the last five.

Author: 0 Klopp: Coutinho Looks To Be In Good Form

He was substituted after an hour in last weekend's win over Burnley but Klopp is prepared to be patient with his playmaker for Sunday's clash with Manchester City, live on Sky Sports . Can's goal ultimately kept Liverpool ahead of both Arsenal and Manchester United in the chase for fourth place and, while Klopp felt the Germany midfielder should have done more to prevent Matt Lowton crossing for Burnley's goal, he was pleased to see that his star has finally recovered from persistent ...

Author: 0 After Great Start, Miami Collapses Against Michigan State

One of the regular hard non-conference matchups over the years for the Spartans has been Kansas , with the Jayhawks winning the last of those early season battles last season. "And I'm sure in the state of MI they thought totally otherwise". They'll be gearing up to play the Miami Hurricanes of the ACC. Four teams will represent the Big Ten in the NIT Tournament: Iowa, Michigan, Indiana and Penn State.