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Sports Yankees home opener postponed by snow
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New manager Aaron Boone said he will stick with Betances, who has allowed runs in both appearances this season after struggling last September. "I've never really played in snow", slugger Aaron Judge , who grew up in California, told the Associated Press .

Sports MI D faces toughest test yet with 'Nova for NCAA title
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It was Michigan's biggest deficit in the tournament since trailing 10-0 in its first-round game against Montana. Loyola's help defense effectively prevented MI from getting the ball to him inside, so the Wolverines' offense consisted largely of shooting 3-pointers (they attempted 13), missing them (they made just two) and letting Wagner get the offensive rebound for the putback.

Sports MI ends Loyola's Cinderella run — March Madness
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The Wildcats then scored 11 straight points, including 3s by three different players in less than 90 seconds. He's the pace-setter for a team that finished in the top 20 in 3-point percentage nationally this season, and for a team that attempted more 3-pointers than any team in the country - by a wide margin.

Sports Antonio Conte 'is looking forward to leaving' Chelsea, says Gianluca Vialli
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Chelsea was hit by a double-punch by Alli in a four-minute spell in the second half. He added: "He's a great talent, only 21, and sometimes we lose focus on that". Tottenham's feel-good factor was boosted still further by second-half replacement Harry Kane's return to action - weeks ahead of schedule after ankle ligament trouble.

Sports Nelson Cruz (ankle) sitting out Sunday as Mariners host Indians
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But on Sunday, his power and his glove in center field led the Seattle Mariners to a 5-4 win against the Cleveland Indians . Leake was effective otherwise, finishing with the longest outing by a Mariners starter this season, going seven innings with five hits, two runs, three walks and four strikeouts.

Sports Isner fights back to lift Miami title
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And he did it against a player 12 years younger, one who first beat him when he was just a 15-year-old kid on the practice courts at the Saddlebrook resort in Florida. Isner floundered early in the match. I was serving at 4/3 in the tie-break and lost four straight points. Zverev struggled on serve in the final set as Isner faced just three break points in the entire match.

Sports Archaeologists discover what might be the oldest human footprints in North America
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The barefoot prints indicated a variety of activity, so the humans weren't simply passing through, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal PLOS One . The footprints suggest the early travelers then may have traveled south along the Pacific coast, rather than farther inland. The clay footprints were probably preserved because they were filled in by sand and covered by thick gravel and another layer of clay.

Sports Baaghi 2 | Is It Worth the High?
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Bollywood's action thriller " Baaghi 2", starring Tiger Shroff alongside real life girlfriend Disha Patani , climbs to a 45.50 crore on its second day after a smashing 25.10 crore opening at the box office on Saturday. Their latest outing " Baaghi 2 " has got a big thumbs up from the fans who have showered their love upon the hit jodi . The high-octane action flick has checked itself in the list of highest opening Bollywood films of all time.

Sports Stanton Homers Twice In Debut, Helping Yankees Defeat Blue Jays
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And 13 of those strikeouts were of the swing-and-miss variety. Closer Roberto Osuna picked up Toronto's first save of the season by pitching a ideal ninth inning. Happ (0-1) in the first inning, then hit a 426-foot, two-run drive to right measured at 117.3 miles per hour. Starter J.A. Happ was OK in his first career Opening Day start (4.2 innings, four hits, two earned runs, five strikeouts) but serving up Stanton's two-run longball in the first inning set the table for what turned out ...

Sports Punter Marquette King drawing interest from Minnesota Vikings
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The Raiders formally announced the release of King, who reportedly showed up to the team facility earlier Friday and was pulled aside by general manager Reggie McKenzie and informed of the transaction, according to the NFL Network. King played in 80 games for the Raiders, ranking second all-time in punt average for a franchise who have had the luxury of kickers such as Lechler, Ray Guy and Sebastian Janikowski .

Sports Sevilla v Barcelona - Story of the match
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Although the phenomenal forward was unable to mark any major advancements early on, the Catalan team started pushing forward as the game bordered its conclusion. They would have been deserving winners here and, in truth, could have been out of sight had Muriel and Vazquez finished any number of unsafe breaks in the second half.

Sports Cardinals Drop Season Opener to Mets 9-4 in NY
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It wasn't a good opening day for Carlos Martinez and the Cardinals Thursday against the Mets in NY. It's called the "salt and pepper shakers". Jose Martinez was the hitting star for the Cardinals . "I'm just really excited to get out there", said Syndergaard, who stated a goal of pitching 200 innings this season. His first pitch of the spring was clocked over 100 mph, but over the course of five games he showed mastery over his complete nasty arsenal, which includes a 92 mph slider ...

Sports David De Gea does it again with ridiculous save against Swansea
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They say the sign of a great goalkeeper is the ability to make key saves when you've had next to nothing to do during a match - and the Spaniard did exactly that in quite brilliant fashion. Luka Milivojevic drove relegation threatened Palace into a 13th minute lead from the penalty spot. Yet the Gunners can still pin their hopes on emulating Manchester United and qualifying for Europe's elite trophy next term by winning the Europa League.

Sports Notre Dame Wins Women's National Title
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For Mississippi State , a second consecutive heartbreaking stumble at the very final hurdle. Follow this post for live updates and stats as the game unfolds. Unfortunately for them, that's exactly what Notre Dame got. McCowan then fouled out of the game stopping an Irish fast break and set up the final 3 seconds.

Sports Warriors Player Leaves Court On Stretcher, Vince Carter Flagrant Shown In Video
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He stayed on the floor, before being stretchered to a gurney. McCaw also had a negative X-ray of his chest and regained feeling in his legs after they were numb from his fall, ESPN .com reported . Vince Carter was assessed a flagrant one for the foul he was called for that caused the injury. "I just hope he's OK", the veteran Carter noted. "I play this game because I love and enjoy it".

Sports LeBron James Breaks Michael Jordan's Double-Digit Scoring Record
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James' numbers back up his claim, as he is now leading the league in minutes and among the top three in both points and assists despite a continually changing roster surrounding him. Drew also touted James' case to win a fifth career MVP this season, which would tie him with Jordan for the second-most all time. "Certainly Michael was as good of a finesse player as there was.

Sports Resurgent Stephens Downs Ostapenko To Take Miami Title
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The American, who will enter the world's top 10 for the first time when the rankings are published next week, now has six WTA titles to her name. But I think it's because of you guys. "I knew if I just got back to the drawing board I would be OK". After her remarkable triumph at Flushing Meadows back in September, Stephens has largely struggled, not picking up single victory after her maiden Grand Slam triumph until Acapulco at the beginning of March.

Sports Neymar to return in 2 to 3 weeks?
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Neymar had recently sat out Brazil's global friendlies against Russian Federation and Germany due to injury. Emery's future at the Ligue 1 giants has always been in doubt following his failure to take PSG into the latter phases of the Champions League and current Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has been tipped to replace him this summer.

Sports Final Four Odds: Spreads & NCAA Tournament Betting Preview
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The Wolverines turn the ball over only nine times a game (second in the country) and are among the best defensive teams in the nation. "And yet I've never seen anything that's quite as intractable a problem as this one because you just can't get agreement".

Sports Sloane Stephens Back in US Open Form
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Clearly, she was not star-struck when facing her idol. French Open champion Ostapenko beat unseeded American Danielle Collins in the nightcap, staving off a set point en route to a 7-6 (1) 6-3 triumph. Stephens endured a awful slump since triumphing at Flushing Meadows last September, losing her last six games of 2017 and started the New Year with deflating early exits in Sydney and the Australian Open .

Sports Late Salah strike condemns Palace to seventh home defeat
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Four minutes into the second half, however, Sadio Mane drew level for Liverpool off a pass by James Milner. That was summed up when Benteke missed two golden chances in quick succession, blazing horribly off-target both times after Andros Townsend had twice exposed sloppy defensive play.

Sports Astros Opening Series: Things to know about first pitch, anthem singers, giveaways
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The right-handed McCullers Jr. recorded 132 strikeouts in 118 innings past year with only 40 walks while finishing the season 7-4 overall with a 4.25 ERA and a 1.30 WHIP. "It seemed like he was battling the mound there a little early with the land leg, but was able to find some range there". Yes, the #Astros are using a 4-man outfield against Joey Gallo.