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Sports Blazers, Lillard hope to stay hot against Bucks
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The Heat dropped the first game of the two-game season series 99-92 December 2 in Portland, despite 28 points, 16 rebounds and five blocked shots from Whiteside. "Those guys just didn't let us come back". Wayne Ellington was 3 of 10 from beyond the arc and had nine points. Hassan Whiteside had 17 points and 10 rebounds, Goran Dragic scored 17 points and Tyler Johnson added 14 for the Heat.

Sports Day hopes match play provides Masters edge
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Day has this year lost the world No.1 ranking he held for 47 consecutive weeks to Dustin Johnson, due to a series of lacklustre results, with his best finish a tie for fifth at Pebble Beach in February. "I think I did a good job of not worrying about what Rory was doing, even though he hit it about 100 yards past me a few times". "It just gives players a chance if you don't get off to the fastest of starts and you don't win your match on Wednesday", McIlroy added.

Sports Kisner, Hoffman share Bay Hill lead
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Neither could get anything going in the final round, and both shot 73. The world number three, who had surged through the field thanks to a flawless 65 on Saturday, made the ideal start with a birdie from six feet on the first, but bogeyed the third after finding a water hazard with his approach.

Sports Stan Wawrinka calls Roger Federer an 'a**hole' after losing Indian Wells final
Author: 0 Stan Wawrinka calls Roger Federer an 'a**hole' after losing Indian Wells final

Federer won 6-4, 7-5 and became the oldest player to win a 1000th Masters title in the process. "I was trying, when he looked at me, not to give him the sad face", Federer said . "I've lost some tough ones against you, but when you played the final in Australia, I was your biggest fan", a choked up Wawrinka told Federer at the trophy ceremony.

Sports In The End, This Is What Worked In Yogi Adityanath's Favour
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Adityanath's selection as chief minister despite his streak of rebelliousness and lack of administrative experience underlines the BJP's compulsions in Uttar Pradesh as well as the monk's popular following and his ability to hold the party hostage to his ambition.

Sports Now, that's garbage: Ex-Man Utd manager Keane slams Mourinho
Author: 0 Now, that's garbage: Ex-Man Utd manager Keane slams Mourinho

Adlene Guedioura returns after being cup-tied, but Daniel Ayala, Calum Chambers and George Friend are out. However, the English Premier League (EPL) side had no reason to feel happy about their success, as midfielder Pogba was replaced by Marouane Fellaini due to an apparent hamstring injury early in the second half.

Sports Conte: Chelsea need 21 points to clinch Premier League title
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Antonio Conte's men are now 13 points clear at the top of the table with another hard fixture ticked off the calendar. "This win is important, honestly". Lee Grant in Stoke's goal had clearly looked out the Teflon gloves for today as a 45 YARD free kick from David Luiz nearly caught him unawares, bouncing off his chest.

Sports UNCW's Keatts meets face to face with NC State
Author: 0 UNCW's Keatts meets face to face with NC State

He grew up in Lynchburg, Va., and has coached at Hargrave Military Academy as well as Marshall University. Before landing the head coaching job at UNC-Wilmington, Keatts was an assistant for Rick Pitino at Louisville from 2011-2014. Suffice to say, losing Keatts would be a massive blow for UNCW and a huge hire for NC State. UNCW went the the NCAA Tournament over the last two seasons.

Sports Vanderbilt's Mind-Boggling Foul Proves Costly In Loss Vs. Northwestern
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While the Wildcats doused Collins with water to celebrate a win that extends the program's first trip to March Madness by at least one more game, there were red eyes in the Vanderbilt locker room. "Certainly, I was surprised". "It was my dumb mistake why we lost". Hmm - I hope the media takes note of this. "We're not in that position without him".

Sports USMNT roster for March World Cup qualifiers announced
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DaMarcus Beasley , who has played in World Cups since 2002, got the call ahead of Greg Garza to provide depth at left back. Arena decided that was enough to include Dempsey in his squad for the March 24 match against Honduras (10:30pm ET; FS1, UniMas, UDN) and the Panama contest four days later (10pm ET; beINSPORTS, Telemundo, Universo).

Sports 'Enough is enough': U.S. women's hockey team plan boycott over low pay
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The United States Women's National Hockey Team is taking a profound stand against the gender pay gap in sports by boycotting a championship tournament. "Out of a four-year cycle, USA Hockey pays for only six months out of an entire four years". Lamoureux-Davidson said players recently received a bonus payment for its December series against Canada.

Sports Malcolm Butler, Saints have begun negotiating contract
Author: 0 Malcolm Butler, Saints have begun negotiating contract

That is a steep price to pay - both in terms of draft capital and financial capital - given that the 27-year-old Butler would most certainly hit unrestricted free agency long before a future first-round pick's contract reaches its fifth-year option.

Sports Barcelona stunned at Deportivo La Coruna, open door for Real Madrid
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Former Real Madrid youth trainee Joselu gave Deportivo a deserved lead in the 40th minute after an error from Barca goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen although Luis Suarez restored parity in the 46th with a powerful drilled effort. Goalscorer Suarez agreed with his manager, saying that the Barca players had more than enough time to recover for the defeat to Depor. Luis Enrique said he was disappointed his side could not build on the momentum gained from winning five games in a row and ...

Sports NFL Draft 2017: Sidney Jones injured during Washington pro day
Author: 0 NFL Draft 2017: Sidney Jones injured during Washington pro day

Sports' Eric Edholm reported , citing a source, that Jones "suffered what was believed to be a torn Achilles injury". Washington defensive back Sidney Jones endured a lower leg injury on Saturday. Should Jones' injury be as significant as local reports say they are, he could potentially miss his entire rookie season. "I think I did a pretty good job of showcasing I can get in and out of my breaks".

Sports Jaguars Expected To Sign DL Calais Campbell, S Barry Church
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There's a fascinating and ironic scenario playing out in Jacksonville, where Tom Coughlin is rebuilding the Jaguars defense through free agency, a year after he was denied the chance to do so as the Giants head coach. The Jaguars have not made the playoffs since 2007 and have won just 11 total games since drafting quarterback Blake Bortles third overall in the 2014 NFL Draft.

Sports JR Smith (thumb) questionable to return to the Cavaliers' lineup on Thursday
Author: 0 JR Smith (thumb) questionable to return to the Cavaliers' lineup on Thursday

LeBron James fired a pass that deflected off Smith's hands into the corner in front of the Cavaliers' bench. One of the team's top 3-point shooting weapons, Smith was shooting 36 percent from beyond the arc - his lowest since 2013 with NY. He started just once for head coach Steve Kerr in the past two seasons. Cleveland's blue collar big has tallied double-figure boards in 35 games so far this year, including both matchups against Detroit.

Sports Mitchell Marsh out of India tour with shoulder injury
Author: 0 Mitchell Marsh out of India tour with shoulder injury

The four-match series is nicely poised with India bouncing back in the second Test to level the series at 1-1. Having hurled the ball down at speeds in excess of 140kph during 2016, Marsh's pace dropped away alarmingly during a home summer in which he was also axed from the Test team due to a string of poor scores.

Sports Black Caps gaining headway against Proteas on day two
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After South Africa's early slump, Elgar set the tone for the revival with a 126-run stand for the fourth wicket with captain Faf du Plessis before being joined by Bavuma just before tea. Henry Nicholls (12) became the second victim of Maharaj after he was caught brilliantly in the slips by Hashim Amla but Williamson along with nightwatchman Patel (9 not out) ensured the Black Caps ended the day at 177 for three.

Sports Tyrod Taylor to stay with the Bills
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Taylor has posted a 14-14 record since taking over as the team's starting quarterback back in 2015. The soon-to-be free agent linebacker hinted that his time with the Bills was over on Wednesday. Taylor threw for 3,023 yards and 17 touchdowns in 15 games past year for Buffalo. Especially with the firing of Rex Ryan at the end of last season and Taylor being benched, it was unclear of how the team would handle the Taylor situation.

Sports Cowboys To Release Tony Romo On Thursday
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Taking all of that into consideration, there are only three teams that really make sense for Romo: the Denver Broncos, the Houston Texans and the Kansas City Chiefs . If the Texans are unable to sign Romo, the belief is that they would then pursue quarterback Jay Cutler once he gets released by the Bears. The Dallas Cowboys pushed the accelerator through the floor on the Tony Romo rumors with the announcement they are going to release the quarterback on Thursday.

Sports 97-year-old twin sisters likely froze to death steps from home
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Investigators say Ms Williams lost her footing first and Ms Haley fell as she tried to go for help. Barrington Police Chief John LaCross said it appears the twins were returning to the home at around 8:30 p.m. They say they found her twin sister's body in the garage. A neighbor passing by their house in the morning went to pay them a visit. Police suspect that Williams may have fallen while getting out of her vehicle when the two returned home, and Haley tripped over a rug on her way ...

Sports Querrey stuns Nadal to lift Mexican Open title
Author: 0 Querrey stuns Nadal to lift Mexican Open title

Mladenovic made it into her second final of the year, holding off fifth-seeded American Christina McHale 7-5, 4-6, 6-2. Murray was at his impressive best against Fernando Verdasco, who could not cope with the brilliance of the Scot. "I hope I can have more like this", Querrey said. With games at 6-5 and on serve in the third set, Querrey then broke the Kyrgios serve to triumph 3-6 6-1 7-5.

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