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Author: 0 Dustin Johnson withdraws from Shell Houston Open after Match Play win

Lee twice just missed putts that would have put her at 21-under. Tanihara could only make par, but had a great chance to take a gripping contest to a play-off when Johnson's approach shot found the rough, with the 54th seed on the green. "And so, yeah, got up pretty quick early". I'm really proud of what I did, it was a great week. That hole is a 294-yard par four, with its tiny green elevated with pilings next to a lake on the left side and somewhat in front of the green.

Author: 0 World No.1 Test team ends home season on a high

Coming in to bat in the second innings, the visitors tried to apply themselves in the middle but failed drastically in doing so. This series brought in a new record for Captain Virat Kohli, under whose captaincy team India won seven consecutive test series and nine consecutive series in all formats.

Author: 0 Wenger praises "mentally strong" Arsenal after Man City draw

Come 10pm on Wednesday night the gap could well be just four points, and then we might just have a title race on our hands again. "Mathematically, for both teams it's not the best operation". The City manager also hailed Jesus Navas after an injury to Bacary Sagna and Pablo Zabaleta's lack of fitness saw the Spanish winger surprisingly selected at right-back.

Author: 0 Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren upbeat over contract talks

And he insists that Lukaku, the Premier League's 21-goal top scorer, does not deserve the criticism he has been getting. Lovren returned from injury against Everton over the weekend, and it's fair to say that he put in a very solid performance, which is impressive for a player who hadn't kicked a ball in eight weeks.

Sport Liverpool's Mane injured in Merseyside derby
Author: 0 Liverpool's Mane injured in Merseyside derby

I spoke to Romelu, he was not really sharp, he was a little bit exhausted. Jurgen Klopp confirmed that while he didn't want to speculate on the severity of the injury, Mane will nearly certainly miss Wednesday's match against Bournemouth.

Sport NCAA Will Allow Championships in North Carolina Again After HB2 Repeal
Author: 0 NCAA Will Allow Championships in North Carolina Again After HB2 Repeal

In August of 2016, the NCAA Board of Governors instructed the relocation of NCAA championships scheduled in North Carolina during the 2016-17 academic year because of HB2. MS is the only state that is banned from hosting the NCAA tournament because of the presence of the Confederacy's symbol in its state flag, but that has meant nothing in practice, as the tournament has never been played in MS, even prior to the Magnolia State's formal ban in 2002.

Author: 0 Johnson to launch Masters title bid with Watson, Walker

This is one of the most popular weeks of the year for fantasy golf, so don't miss out on the gravy train set to roll into town after the green jacket is won - with a bit of savvy maneuvering, you can snag a piece of it. "I feel like, you know, it's somewhat like when you look at if something were to come up Monday after the tournament, the tournament's done", said Fowler.

Sport Michelle Beadle to Host ESPN NBA Pregame and Halftime Shows
Author: 0 Michelle Beadle to Host ESPN NBA Pregame and Halftime Shows

Not only will Beadle host the rest of the regular season, she'll be the host of ESPN's NBA Playoff coverage all the way through the Finals in June. Sage Steele is a longtime ESPN personality who until very recently (more on that later) was the host of NBA Countdown on ABC and ESPN.

Sport Hong Kong Elite Elect China-Backed Candidate as Leader
Author: 0 Hong Kong Elite Elect China-Backed Candidate as Leader

Retired judge Woo Kwok-hing had 21 votes. "Carrie Lam.is a nightmare for Hong Kong ", said student activist Joshua Wong, 20, one of the leaders of the student-led "Umbrella Movement" protests in 2014 which blocked the streets for 79 days demanding full democracy.

Author: 0 Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger believes in top four target

The board are believed to be keen for Wenger - who has coached Arsenal to a top four finish every season he has been there - to re-sign but have also demanded he make changes to his backroom staff. I work for my club with honesty and integrity, and I'm not scared (of any criticism). "I will have 24 hours to think about that". "The problem in our game today is that what is superficial is the heart of the debate and the things that are important nobody talks about".

Author: 0 The Masters: 15 players who will contend for the green jacket

I feel selfish being there playing and I was stuck between two worlds. "It's the first time I've ever been the favorite". "You just forget that maybe you should have spent a little bit more time with your family and spending more time with them and just enjoying the love".

Author: 0 Tony Romo to retire, become NFL analyst

Romo never led Dallas past the divisional round of the playoffs. One thing is for sure is that he'll be calling the Cowboys' Thanksgiving game in 2017 since CBS has the broadcast . Sports Business Journal first reported the Romo-CBS news. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter , at least one National Football League exec is thinking of the quarterback as a contingency play.

Author: 0 Swafford looking forward to first Masters

The Sports Interaction golf odds betting favourite in Houston is American Jordan Spieth at +653, and he has no worries about his Masters status. He ranks first in Scrambling , second in Bogey Avoidance, seventh in Par 4 Scoring and 18th in approaches 200-225 yards.

Author: 0 Greatness is on display at the 2017 Miami Open

I completely went down physically and mentally, and also my tennis was completely out. I mean, it makes it for a better atmosphere, but we play through so many other conditions in practice that we should be able to handle it". Federer leads the rivalry 17-6 and is coming off a big straight-sets victory against Roberto Bautista Agut that only took 26 games to decide. The tie-break saw some fantastic tennis from both players but the Swiss delivered at the close.

Sport Wenger praises Arsenal fans as end of an era looms
Author: 0 Wenger praises Arsenal fans as end of an era looms

The Gunners have 51 points and are in sixth place, with two postponed games to go against Southampton and Sunderland. The north London side crashed out of the Champions League at the last-16 stage for the seventh successive season after a 10-2 aggregate loss to Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich last month.

Author: 0 Jack Nicklaus gave Rory McIlroy some advice on winning at Augusta

Day, who will defend his title at The Players Championship next month, hasn't played since withdrawing from his first match in the Dell Match Play Championship in Austin, Texas, on March 22 - three days before his mother's surgery. Spieth, never worse than second in three career Masters starts, cited McIlroy as an intimidating leaderboard presence. The world's top-ranked player has not missed a beat this season after enjoying a breakthrough campaign in 2016, which featured a career-best ...

Author: 0 United Kingdom parliament to review security, incident response after attack

Kurt Cochran, Leslie Rhodes, Aysha Frade died after attacker Khalid Masood drove into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge on Wednesday last week. The inquest also heard details of the other victims of the attack, including United States tourist Kurt Cochran, who suffered multiple injuries after being hit by the auto.

Author: 0 NCAA Tournament: Who Will Survive and Advance in the Final Four?

At last, it's time to get the Final Four underway. With two big men going at it, it won't be easy to officiate inside. It wasn't the kind of game that Thornwell and Gamecocks fans had come to expect from their star player, especially in the NCAA Tournament .

Sport How Mississippi State's coach turned a crushing loss into a teaching moment
Author: 0 How Mississippi State's coach turned a crushing loss into a teaching moment

But that was only the second-most unforgettable moment of William's season. Mississippi State had all the momentum on its side after a shocking win over UConn on Friday night that ended the Huskies record 111-game winning streak. Adrenaline was still flowing mightily through the bodies of Mississippi State players and coaches on Saturday afternoon. "She committed to impacting the game by picking Morgan William up", said head coach Dawn Staley.

Author: 0 Bilic not to blame for West Ham slump, says Fonte

It's a big boost for us as he's been great". "Come on you Irons!" They (Oxlade-Chamberlain & Ramsey) have a test today so there's a good chance they will be involved. However, they have lost just one of their 15 matches against sides in the bottom half of the table (W11, D3) prior to the latest round of matches. Ospina, deputising for Petr Cech, who is sidelined by a calf problem, suffered a back injury going for a cross against Manchester City on Sunday.

Sport Kohli a doubt for Dharamsala Test
Author: 0 Kohli a doubt for Dharamsala Test

You might be very, very fit but an impact injury is an impact injury. We will just try and focus on things which want to focus on, rather than worrying about how the wicket will play. "I don't know the magnitude of the risk but if I pass the fitness test I will play". Kohli, of course, may only have been resting his shoulder in an effort to preserve it for the rigours of a Test match.

Author: 0 Wenger believes in top four target

But the 67-year-old Frenchman admitted his team - presently sixth and seven points off the Champions League places with a game in hand on fourth-placed Manchester City - have their work cut out. If the club is spending more money and they have the players they need, then perhaps Wenger is the flawless man. "The experience will play a part, of course, but I think it is just about sticking together and continuing to fight", he said.

Author: 0 Eriksen warns Chelsea Spurs are still in title race

Coach Antonio Conte lamented Moses' absence in the loss to Crystal Palace, saying the Nigerian's absence contributed to their defeat. The Blues are will miss him in this match too as he is still nursing a toe injury. The 47-year-old Italian - speaking to the press a year to the day since he was named as Chelsea manager for this season - revealed that Brazilian defender David Luiz still requires treatment on the knee that Sergio Aguero clattered into earning him a red card.

Author: 0 Quarterback Tony Romo to retire from football

Instead, Jones held on to his 36-year-old quarterback, testing a trade market that refused to budge, teams that thought they could enlist Romo once Jones faced reality and cut him. The Broncos will now enter the 2017 season with Trevor Siemian and Paxton Lynch competing for the team's starting quarterback job, barring anything insane.

Author: 0 Pulisic a marked man warns U.S. coach Arena

Where: Rommel Fernandez Stadium in Panama City. But it's really about getting above Panama , Honduras and Trinidad and Tobago , then staying there. There were many laudable performances, and it was a refreshing reminder of the benefits an actual manager can bring to a team by doing things like giving players roles on the pitch that fit their best characteristics.

Author: 0 Take your medicine to tame Augusta, says McIlroy

Every one of the past Masters champions who attends the annual Tuesday night Champions Dinner receives a $10,000 honorarium, which is the same amount of money a player gets if he misses the cut. And he really hasn't stopped, especially the last two months with victories at Riviera, Mexico Championship and the Dell Technologies Match Play. Putting is the reason Spieth is so unsafe, as he usually makes the most of the good opportunities on the green.

Author: 0 Chelsea v Manchester City

However, those hopes of another Premier League title win have diminished somewhat again now. Ahead of tomorrow's clash in London, we chose to take a look at the best XI players from the two sides. The Blues lost their last league game against Crystal Palace at the Stamford Bridge on Saturday whilst Manchester City managed a 2-2 draw at the Emirates Stadium against Arsenal.

Author: 0 Messi back for Barcelona

Luis Enrique believes Lionel Messi will benefit from his suspension whilst on global duty for Argentina in terms of freshness. However, he was absent from the team's 2-0 loss to Bolivia five days later because of a four-game suspension for insulting a linesman, then missed Barcelona's 4-1 win at Granada over the weekend.

Author: 0 Houston Open: Sung Kang leads Rickie Fowler by three in Texas

Despite a double-bogey at the par-three ninth, Henley carded a final-round 65 to finish on 20 under par, eclipse overnight leader Kang and seal the third PGA Tour victory of his career. He said he told his caddie that he wanted to play 10 more holes after he was finished on Friday, not wanting to let his momentum rest. "So far, I would say under", Fowler replied.

Sport San Diego soccer group wants development plan on ballot
Author: 0 San Diego soccer group wants development plan on ballot

Louis has been blocked by city voters. Proposition 1 is a half-cent sales tax increase expected to generate $20 million a year. The funding plan actually needed both Prop 1 and 2 to pass. With the 22,000-seat downtown stadium defeated, MLS spokesman Dan Courtemanche called it a "significant setback" for the city's chances of landing one of four expansion franchises set to join the league over the next several seasons.

Sport Nothing impossible' for title-chasing Pochettino
Author: 0 Nothing impossible' for title-chasing Pochettino

Pochettino is familiar with this situation as precisely a year ago his Tottenham side stood an ultimately unsurmountable seven points behind Leicester City, although both sides had played three games more than this season's top two have so far completed.

Sport Agnew and Middlesbrough players determined to keep club in Premier League
Author: 0 Agnew and Middlesbrough players determined to keep club in Premier League

Silva hasn't lost a home league match as a manager in over three years with four different clubs: Estoril, Sporting, Olympiakos and Hull (W32, D7). Agnew said: "I think we need to win the game". Stewart Downing could make his 400th Premier League appearance in this match - 202 of those previous 399 games have been for Boro. "When you analyse the games this is true", he said when asked about the manner in which the Tigers have been more impressive in the second half under his charge.

Author: 0 Southgate pondering England captaincy as doubts remain over Rooney

England played Germany hours after the attack in Dortmund on Wednesday night - a game they lost 1-0 - without observing a minute's silence or wearing black armbands as events were still unfolding at home. A spokesperson for the organisation said: "Over the last 20 years English football fans have built a worldwide reputation for our passionate support and the vocal backing we give to our teams".

Author: 0 IOC regrets NHL's Olympic decision

There's nothing in the collective bargaining agreement guaranteeing Olympic participation, though that could change if owners or players opt out at their next opportunity in September 2019. In passive-aggressive fashion, the densely worded and obviously over-lawyered remarks seemed to blame the IOC, NHLPA and IIHF for their decision, alleging that the other entities hadn't engaged in sufficiently substantive negotiations that could have incentivized the league to disrupt its schedule.

Author: 0 India win Dharamsala Test; clinch series against Australia

Fittingly, Rahul finished the match with a hard-run three and celebrated wildly. "If you don't have a team performance you can not be the No. 1 team in the world", captain Virat Kohli said. There have been many heated moments in the Border-Gavaskar series 2016-17. The Indian team always had an extra performer in the side in the series.

Sport Tony Romo to the Broncos? To the Texans? To Fox Sports?
Author: 0 Tony Romo to the Broncos? To the Texans? To Fox Sports?

Romo's age, history of injuries, salary ($14 million in base salary) and Prescott's rise left the Cowboys with little choice. The Cowboys were widely expected to cut Romo on Thursday, the first day of National Football League free agency, but the day came and went.

Sport Elite Eight-bound: Kentucky tops UCLA 86-75 behind Fox's 39
Author: 0 Elite Eight-bound: Kentucky tops UCLA 86-75 behind Fox's 39

By the end of the night, UCLA knew it couldn't stop De'Aaron Fox, and the Kentucky point guard wasn't about to take mercy on the Bruins . He left the outside shooting to his teammates, and Kentucky got four 3-pointers from Monk (21 points), three from Dominique Hawkins (11 points) and two from Derek Willis (eight points).

Author: 0 Trouble in Cleveland as LeBron James and Tristan Thompson Go at It

Smith was a huge part of the Cavs success a year ago, averaging 11.5 points per game across the playoffs. "Blame it on me". "I'm filled with a lot of confidence", Rubio said. "It was like a roller coaster", James said. However, the team wasn't in a celebratory mood after the game. Remember, Brooks has played solid prior to this game.

Author: 0 Diego Costa wants Chelsea to kill Manchester City's title hopes

David Silva of Manchester City and Ngolo Kante of Chelsea during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Chelsea at Etihad Stadium on December 3, 2016 in Manchester , England. But Chelsea will be in Europe next year and they have the quality compete. "We are good when we attack , not when we defend, and sometimes we are thinking about the result and not what we have to do".

Author: 0 Irish representation at Augusta looks set to be McIlroy and Lowry

Jon Rahm may have been too exhausted to play a full practice round this week but there was no chance the red-hot Spanish rookie was going to skip the final pre-Masters tune-up at this week's Shell Houston Open. The former Walker Cup victor played his first event in the Kenya Open last week. I received an exemption to play here on my first year on tour. Phil comes in this week as our clear top-play of the week at DFI.

Sport Late run lifts North Carolina to NCAA title
Author: 0 Late run lifts North Carolina to NCAA title

Joel Berry II led the Tar Heels with 22 points in the victory. "How many teams would take 37-2, league champs and national runner-up?" "I think that's why when you guys asked us about him, none of us were anxious because we know how tough he is and we know as a team how important getting here and winning this game was".

Author: 0 Tony Romo retires, joins CBS as National Football League analyst

He has dealt with collarbone and back injuries in recent years, playing in only parts of five games over the last two seasons. Standing on the sidelines during his first year on ESPN instead of playing football, Matt Hasselbeck told me he had been so busy with his new job that he hadn't really had time to miss the game much.

Sport Roman Reigns Trolls the WWE Fans as Raw Starts
Author: 0 Roman Reigns Trolls the WWE Fans as Raw Starts

Also, Taker's intro involved him going to the ring flanked by a bunch of druids in cloaks. A win against the Undertaker at the annual pro wrestling gala has regularly been promoted by the company, and embraced by fans , as equal to or more prestigious than winning the world championship.

Sport US Pockets a Point in Panama
Author: 0 US Pockets a Point in Panama

Pulisic cut past Baloy and the closing Roman Torres, then slotted a ball left for Dempsey, who finished into an open net. It wasn't a particularly good match and it certainly wasn't the result they were looking for, but the United States are coming out of Panama with a road point in hand after a 1-1 draw in the Hex round of World Cup qualifying in CONCACAF .

Author: 0 Zlatan Rescues A Point For Man Utd

The former Southampton youngster was in the thick of the action in stoppage time when his rasping strike was handled in the six-yard box by Ashley Williams, bringing a red card for the Everton centre-back before Zlatan Ibrahimovic converted the resulting penalty.

Sport Piscotty Signs $33.5 Million, 6-year
Author: 0 Piscotty Signs $33.5 Million, 6-year

Matt Adams pinch-hit for starter Adam Wainwright , then stayed in the game to play left field, with Randal Grichuk moving from left to right and Matt Bowman replacing Wainwright. RF Stephen Piscotty agreed to a contract extension with the Cardinals . Baez's wild throw home struck Piscotty in the left ear, rendering the sellout crowd of 46,760 silent for a few minutes as Piscotty lay behind the plate.

Sport Are the Warriors a better team without Kevin Durant?
Author: 0 Are the Warriors a better team without Kevin Durant?

This came after the Cleveland Cavaliers sat LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love for a March 18th outing against the Los Angeles Clippers. There were some ups and downs this season, but over the past three weeks we've seen the Warriors we've grown accustomed to over the past two seasons: a lock-down defensive team that works an inside-out offensive game as well as any squad in the league - the best team in basketball.

Sport Retiring Podolski shocks England with left-foot thunderbolt
Author: 0 Retiring Podolski shocks England with left-foot thunderbolt

In his 130th and final appearance for the national team, Podolski scored his 49th career goal , unleashing a left-footed blast from 25 yards and picking out the upper right-hand corner. Podolski said: 'I don't know why they (Arsenal fans) are doing this (protesting). "I hope he gets one". England Starting XI (3-4-2-1): Hart, Keane, Cahill, Smalling, Walker, Livermore, Dier, Bertrand, Alli, Lallana, Vardy.

Sport Ex-Dodgers slugger Pedro Guerrero hospitalized after stroke
Author: 0 Ex-Dodgers slugger Pedro Guerrero hospitalized after stroke

Hoornstra from the Orange County Register. Guerrero is breathing with the support of a ventilator and he's on medication to further reduce the swelling in his brain. "I know there was a lot of confusion", Ortiz said. The same source said that Guerrero was transferred to Lenox Hill and was able to squeeze hands on command by midday.

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