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Jackson says that a trade might be best for Carmelo, Knicks

Somewhere almost lost in the 49 minute mea culpa that quickly deteriorated into "Melo culpa," passive aggressively pinning all of the team's troubles on Carmelo Anthony, Phil Jackson detailed his own job description. Jackson said Friday that wasn't a criticism but "pure fact". Jackson said the team will "take into account his consideration" in searching for a trade partner.

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Trump administration drops North Carolina 'bathroom bill' lawsuit

As a result, the ACC said the football championship game would return to Charlotte, North Carolina, and all other neutral-site championships that had existing contracts would return as well, beginning with the 2017-18 calendar. The new law, signed on March 30, was enough for the NCAA as well as the National Basketball Association, which both said they would consider North Carolina for future events due to the new measure.

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Marc-Andre Fleury gets surprise start in net for Penguins

The Penguins and Blue Jackets will drop the puck for Game 3 at 6 p.m. Friday night, the Pittsburgh Penguins jumped out to a commanding 2-0 series lead against the Columbus Blue Jackets , but one OH paper is now doing its part to try and rattle the defending champions.

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Hamilton expecting 'closest' title fight of career

Check out the highlights from the 2017 Chinese Grand Prix and Lewis Hamilton's brilliant performance. With Vettel sixth after the restart, he found himself stuck behind teammate Kimi Raikkonen, who was still on the Intermediate tire and working to pass Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo.

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Aaron Hernandez Found Not Guilty in Double Murder Case

Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado were shot to death as they waited at a stoplight in the early morning of July 16, 2012. Two years ago, Hernandez was jailed for life without parole for murdering Odin Lloyd, a semi-pro footballer, in June 2013.

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Wenger avoids future talk after Palace loss

The manager has faced increasing calls to step down when his contract expires this summer. "Honestly, I am disappointed", Wenger told a news conference. "We knew we had to win the game tonight. Overall we created many unsafe situations but we couldn't score". Instead, they berated Bellerin and his teammates with chants of " you're not fit to wear the shirt ", with the Spaniard having to be consoled when he was jeered again at the final whistle.

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Lewis Hamilton relishing new rivalry with 'great driver' Sebastian Vettel

Despite having position on the track, Hamilton made a decision to pit early after quickly tearing through his tires and in a bid to trigger a pit stop from Ferrari for Vettel. "It's through strategy and pit-stop that we are racing now". Significantly, it seems the improved Ferrari engine now matches the power of the Mercedes.

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US, Canada, Mexico ask FIFA for faster World Cup bid process

Federation Internationale de Football Association announced past year a new process for bidding to host the 2026 World Cup , with countries able to submit their bids from June 2017 through December 2018. Fox Sports characterized the 1994 games as playing "a pivotal part in accelerating the growth of the game in the U.S". Russian Federation is hosting the 2018 finals, followed by Qatar in 2022.

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Russell Westbrook does it all (again) to defeat the Nuggets

Westbrook has already clinched his triple-double average for the season - now posting 31.7 points, 10.7 rebounds, and 10.4 assists per game - and is also on track to lead the league in scoring. "It's awesome", Westbrook said , postgame, close to tears. With two seconds left on the clock and the Thunder down 103-105, it was Oklahoma City who had the chance to completely steal the show and, well..."Westbrook gonna Westbrook".

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UFC fight temporarily put in limbo by breast implant rule

Really, Gonzalez's issue came in scrambles, be it during takedowns or once on the mat. The strawweight fighter began her career with a loss in February 2012, but won her next six fights prior to UFC 210. Gonzalez clarified she had declared having implants when asked about it for her paperwork, which is why she was surprised to be barred from fighting.

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No more excuses for Sergio Garcia at the Masters

Sergio is going to have a great opportunity tomorrow. He summed up his rundown saying, "There's wonderful storylines". "Guys can either melt down or guys can come from behind and win big". Nine players shot 69 or lower, with calmer air but with the greens continuing to get firm. The comeback Friday and Saturday was fueled by 29 consecutive holes without a bogey, the hallmark of Spieth's advantage at Augusta - his consistency.

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Chelsea in champion form at Bournemouth, Spurs chase hard

Chelsea seemed to be cruising to three points, but Joshua King pulled one back with a deflected strike before half time. Chelsea , now seven points clear of second placed Tottenham , need 15 points from their last seven games to be assured of clinching the title and Hazard called on his team-mates to finish the job.

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Four race will run until the final day, claims Guardiola

In fact, it involved every City player on the pitch. Two good chances for City but Jakupovic denies them twice, blocking Silva's effort after Aguero had slipped him through and then reacting with great speed to deny Sane on the rebound. Sterling gets the batter of Ranocchia and then crosses for Silva to volley, ten yards out, but the Spaniard shoots over. City ended a run of four EPL games without victory in style at Etihad Stadium.

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City get back on track with win over Hull

City have suffered six defeats in the league this season, making it the worst campaign Guardiola's has experienced in his career so far. "I will be better - definitely", Guardiola said. As such, we'll back them on the +2 handicap. "I don't like the defenders to just defend and the strikers just to score goals . We still have a lot of things to do".

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Pep Guardiola offers zero promises to Man City stalwart over future role

When there is the possibility to send some message, I think these players don't need this message. Marco Silva said there will be a decision made on his Hull City future at the end of the season, but insisted his current focus is on their Premier League safety.

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Injury Report Against Stoke City: Mane, Lallana, Henderson, Coutinho

Jurgen Klopp has urged his Liverpool players to be more like Chelsea as they bid to secure Champions League football next season. The German, however, said he would not dwell on either the injury crisis or how Liverpool's rivals were doing in the race for the top four, and urged his side to focus.

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Richard goes 8 innings, Padres beat Dodgers 4-0

His RBI single accounted for the Padres' first run, and Ryan Schimpf added a sacrifice fly that made it 2-0 in the first. The deathblow to the Dodgers was their inability to hit with runners on base. In the third, Pederson lined a 3-1 pitch from Chacin into the seats in right for his second career grand slam and a 5-1 lead. But there was no presidential first pitch for 2017 as US President Donald Trump reportedly declined an invitation to make the ceremonial toss at the Washington ...

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Messi values Olympic gold above Barca titles

Let's look on the positive side of the mini break he has had. Sevilla hardly had a sniff in the opening 10 minutes as Barcelona continued to force the issue, and Sergio Rico was forced to pluck a risky Neymar cross out of the air following another impressive passing move, before the away side's goalkeeper made a smart stop to keep out a low strike from Iniesta.

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Pistons vs. Raptors: One last-ditch effort for a playoff push

George also finished Tuesday's win with a game-high 37.0 nERD, per numberFire Live. The Toronto are facing Pacers at IN as the third of this season. 15 points and 11 rebounds as he continues to play better as his wrist heals. "I'll take fault in passing it to him because I knew he was going to lay it up", (Paul) George said of Stephenson.

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UConn's 111-game winning streak shattered by Mississippi State

Her 12m jump shot at the buzzer in overtime defeated CT, 66-64, in an epic upset that halted the Huskies' 111-game winning streak and ended their chance of a fifth consecutive NCAA championship. Mississippi State has always been one of the best defensive teams in the country under coach Vic Schaefer, who helped Texas A&M win a title in 2011 as an assistant to Gary Blair.

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Bilic: Public support from West Ham board not necessary

But, with the Gunners twice coming from behind against a top side, the fans' anger may have mellowed a little - for now. West Ham sit 14th and have failed to register a league win since early February. Petr Cech will be out of the team for at least another couple of weeks following a calf problem. Arsenal will miss defender Koscielny in midweek after the Frenchman was substituted at half-time during the weekend.

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Sadio Mane injury could be 'season-ending', says Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp

Mane opened the scoring with a clinical finish for Liverpool on Saturday in their comprehensive 3-1 victory in the Merseyside Derby. "It is still a question for us to find a real answer for", said Liverpool manager Klopp. I can say for sure he won't be available for tomorrow (against Bournemouth )". Liverpool's last six defeats in the Premier League have all come against sides placed in the bottom half of the table (on the day of the match).

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Eagles Acquire Ravens DT Timmy Jernigan

Jernigan, a second-round pick in 2014, had five sacks, 31 tackles, an interception and one fumble recovery in 16 games last season. With 2017 serving as the last year on his contract and the Ravens recently giving Brandon Williams a five-year, $54 million deal, Jernigan was nearly certainly entering his final season in Baltimore.

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Mashrafe Mortaza announces retirement from T20Is

Sri Lanka included Kusal Perera, who missed the one-day global series due to injury in the team. Soumya Sarkar (29) and Sabbir Rahman (16) then made 57 in just five overs, but Sri Lanka removed both of them in the sixth over as Bangladesh's momentum was lost.

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Fernandinho out to ruin Chelsea's title stroll

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola will go ahead with plans to overhaul his squad in the summer, admitting that there is plenty of room for improvement. After winning eight Premier League games in a row against Manchester City between 2005 and 2009, the Blues have won just five of their last 15 against them in the top-flight (D3 L7).

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Utah Jazz 95-88 Washington Wizards

It's ridiculous. We have to control our emotions, but he was playing defense. Then for almost four minutes, Wall, unplugged and unapologetic, shared his brutally honest opinion on the officiating by the crew of John Goble, Mark Lindsay and Kevin Cutler.

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Patriots star Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey found in Mexico

The estimated value of the jersey is $500,000, according to a police report released in February by the Houston Police Department. Hopefully, this dissuades journalists from trying similar moves in the future. Authorities said they are considering criminal charges against Ortego, pending further investigation. The recovery also netted the jersey Brady wore in 2015 to defeat the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX, which took place at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, ...

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Rays' Dickerson gets 1st hit, run of new major league season

Evan Longoria hit a two-run homer to left in the second to make it 5-2 and Logan Morrison homered to right-center with nobody on in the third. But now Tanaka has a 23.63 ERA one start into 2017. After posting a 0.38 ERA in exhibition play, Masahiro Tanaka got rocked by the Rays on Opening Day. - Archer was struck in the ankle on a first-inning liner by Sanchez, then picked up the ball and threw to first for the out.

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Barcelona coach Luis Enrique: I'm more radical than Pique

But the 24-year-old had to be withdrawn after just 17 minutes, to be replaced by Paco Alcacer. Alaves, which will play the Copa del Rey final against Barcelona in May, is 10th in the league standings with only one loss in its last six matches.

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Lewis powers WI to win against Pakistan

To watch Pakistan vs West Indies 4th T20, click on the following links . The T20 Champions will be hungry to draw the series, and win the last couple of games and salvage some pride. "The first two games, you know, run out, I had a long think last night", Lewis said after the match . The competitors include over 20 single handicappers, majority capable of hitting the ball with fearsome rhythmic power and possessing the ability to produce a feast of golf backed by the forte of good ...

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Foul issues help end Kentucky's season shy of Final Four

Luke Maye , the South Region's Most Outstanding Player , averaged 12.5 points and 6.8 rebounds in 18.5 minutes per contest during the first four games of the tournament. His buzzer-beating jumper was the shot that sent the Tar Heels to the Final Four, the moment a former walk-on came full circle. After career-high point totals in consecutive games, 17 on 6-of-9 shooting Sunday and 16 points and 12 rebounds on Friday , the unsung sophomore was awarded the Most Outstanding Player in a ...

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Lallana blow gives Klopp derby headache

Fans took the absence as a hint that the midfielder had picked up an injury whilst on global duty with England , where he played 66 minutes against Germany, and the full 90 minutes against Lithuania. "Someone said I was relaxed about the situation but I could not be less relaxed about this, but it is not about blaming Gareth Southgate ". It's normal.

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Massive Liverpool blow as Lallana is sidelined

Klopp expressed his frustration after Adam Lallana sustained a thigh injury while playing for England this month, but refused to fault manager Gareth Southgate for selecting the midfielder. The German tactician will be unable to call upon Adam Lallana who suffered an injury during global duty with England . Ragnar Klavan has been battling the defender for a starting spot and with Lovren now back fit, Klopp must decide who will start the Merseyside derby against Everton on Saturday ...

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Federer to face Nadal for Miami crown

It was the experienced Federer who came out on top, beating the Australian 7-6 (11-9), 6-7 (9-11), 7-6 (7-5) in a fascinating match . The Swiss, who has won two of his last three tournaments including the Australian Open, had to dig deep to get through a second straight test after fending off a match point in his quarter-final victory over Tomas Berdych.

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Martinsville Preview: STP 500 & NASCAR Fantasy Picks

The race is the first short-track race of the season and marks the series' return to the east coast after NASCAR Goes West. Instead, Kyle Larson delivered Chip Ganassi Racing its second victory in as many years last Sunday at Auto Club Speedway, and Ryan Newman broke a 127-race drought with his strategic win at Phoenix International Raceway.

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Real Madrid trying to unsettle Hazard, Conte claims

That would make Hazard one of the best paid players in the world, and he certainly wouldn't be tempted to move to Madrid out of unhappiness over his Chelsea wages. I can say this. To have a team with this many great players in this position, very unusual. They saw off Stoke in their last match without ever looking that convincing and I think they will find a way to beat Palace too.

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Bears player calls Hernandez 'my guy' at double-murder trial

Last week, Hernandez's former best friend Alexander Bradley detailed how Hernandez became enraged at a club after being bumped and spilling his drink, so he waited for the guy who bumped him to leave and fired 5 shots into his auto, killing two people.

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Spurs Blow Big Lead in Big Game Against Warriors

The 13-year veteran disregarded boos sent his way Wednesday at AT&T Center and contributed his best game with Golden State in an important win for the playoff race . Even more impressive is the fact that the Warriors won in a place - San Antonio - where they've been historically bad and that they did it on the second night of a back-to-back after beating the Houston Rockets 113-106 on Tuesday night.

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Ref target of death threats after Kentucky loss

Since then, fans identified Higgins as the problematic referee, and both his unlisted home and business phones have been "ringing off the hook". Some fans trashed the review section of Higgins' company Facebook page, writing false and damaging messages.

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Payton: Saints won't give up No. 11 for Malcolm Butler

The Cooks trade rumors gave rise to reports that the Patriots were considering trading cornerback Malcolm Butler straight-up for the receiver, but Payton said that "wasn't the case", according to the Boston Herald's Jeff Howe . "And yet I think the part of the report that insinuated this was moving in that direction, I'm just gonna say it was false". "The two things that take place", Payton said.