• Three Canadians playing Arnold Palmer Invitational
Three Canadians playing Arnold Palmer Invitational

Woods announced his decision Monday on Twitter. The Northern Irishman was speaking to the press ahead of this weekend's Arnold Palmer Invitational, from which Woods has withdrawn due to neck strain. "It's connection to Arnold makes it one of my favourite tournaments and I'm disappointed to miss it". While the injury does appear to be anything...

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  • LeBron James, Lakers Watch Helplessly as Playoff Hopes Likely Disappear
LeBron James, Lakers Watch Helplessly as Playoff Hopes Likely Disappear

However, Kuzma has already been ruled out for Wednesday's game against the Denver Nuggets. He comes in, they don't get the second guy, and now they're going to have a losing record and miss the playoffs. That was, perhaps more than any game this season, a "must win" for the Lakers considering that the Clippers now own the tiebreaker* even if the La...

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  • Tottenham players celebrate in dressing room after Pochettino banned selfies
Tottenham players celebrate in dressing room after Pochettino banned selfies

But the hosts found it hard to break them down, and when they did, they were met by an imperious Hugo Lloris who seemed impenetrable in goal. "Now it's about enjoying that we are in the quarter-final. "Maybe we play deeper or gave Dortmund more possession but if you analyse the two legs, I think we fully deserve it". "In the last 10 minutes...

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  • Tottenham draws 1-1 with Arsenal after Lloris saves penalty
Tottenham draws 1-1 with Arsenal after Lloris saves penalty

However, Emery has taken the Europa League seriously in the knockout stages and it's another realistic way for us to qualify for the Champions League next season so I think the Arsenal boss will field a strong side on Thursday evening. Ahead of the game, the club have issued a full team news and injury update on Arsenal.com and it's safe to say...

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  • Chelsea down lively Fulham in entertaining derby tie
Chelsea down lively Fulham in entertaining derby tie

The west London side are off the pace in the race for a top-four finish this season, with Sarri's men now sixth in the table, although they do have a game in hand on the teams above them. Now the situation is closed. Drinkwater has not featured since the Community Shield against Manchester City back in August and has only made the bench for one...

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  • Roger Federer secures century of tour-level titles with victory in Dubai
Roger Federer secures century of tour-level titles with victory in Dubai

Roger Federer has secured the 100th title of his career with a win at the Dubai Championships on Saturday. "We're living in a day and age where all the records have to be shattered, not for me", Federer said, when asked about chasing Connors' 109 titles.

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  • India vs Australia - Highlights & Stats
India vs Australia - Highlights & Stats

I have never seen him (Shami) so lean. "Heading into the World Cup, it's a great sign for India". Without saying it in as many words, India's captain hinted at Shami's selection for the World Cup if fit and firing like the way he has since returning to the ODI set up previous year.

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  • Mourinho: Rodgers should've stayed at Celtic until end of season
Mourinho: Rodgers should've stayed at Celtic until end of season

City got themselves back on level terms when Jamie Vardy fired in with 14 minutes to go to cancel out Troy Deeney's opener, but they couldn't see the game out as Gray bagged the victor for the Hornets. He said: "The goal at the end is a case of managing the game". "I made a lot of good friends down there". "What we want to do is keep the seas...

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  • English Premier League Report: Fulham v Chelsea 03 March 2019
English Premier League Report: Fulham v Chelsea 03 March 2019

Towards the end of the match, Chelsea fans - many of whom were furious with the Spanish 'keeper after his antics last Sunday - were chanting: "It's Kepa, you know, better than Thibaut". Every match is very hard and mentally very expensive. His behaviour during the week was really very good. I feel the same as before, but happier because the re...

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  • Divock Origi makes confident claim ahead of Everton v Liverpool FC
Divock Origi makes confident claim ahead of Everton v Liverpool FC

You think it's like PlayStation; bring on an extra attacker and football changes? Jurgen Klopp's men were simply not good enough, and they did not have the urgency to go and get the crucial three points. "You have to be ready for these chances". Have Liverpool really bottled the Premier League? "The wind does not help and there was a lot to...

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  • Sarri not sure about Kepa's return to Chelsea team
Sarri not sure about Kepa's return to Chelsea team

He said: "After a very hard situation, a group is not the same". "Chelsea are unbeaten in their 17 Premier League games against their west London rivals and I would be surprised if the Cottagers bucked that trend in a game they simply can not afford to lose given their defeat at St Mary's midweek", Owen told BetVictor .

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  • Ramos gets two-match ban from UEFA for deliberate yellow card
Ramos gets two-match ban from UEFA for deliberate yellow card

On the other hand, there's the Champions League - the competition that has come to define Madrid - as they will want to prioritise the second leg of their last 16 tie against Ajax , with the hope being that Los Blancos can win the trophy for the fourth year in a row.

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  • Cardinals have most convinced they will draft Kyler Murray 1st overall
Cardinals have most convinced they will draft Kyler Murray 1st overall

Earlier this week, NFL Draft analyst Louis Riddick told ABC15 he thinks it's "more probable than not" that the Cardinals will trade Rosen and draft Murray. "I don't know what's too small. He recruited me out of high school and I have a great relationship with him", Murray said . "Yeah", Keim responded.

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  • Paul Pogba Could Leave Manchester United On One Condition
Paul Pogba Could Leave Manchester United On One Condition

Having endured such a long run without a goal towards the end of previous year, Lukaku's four strikes in a week mean he is now United's top Premier League goalscorer, and has staked a claim to be their central striker for the clash with Paris St-Germain in the Champions League in midweek.

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  • Liverpool boss Klopp denies Henderson axe connected to Man Utd blow-up
Liverpool boss Klopp denies Henderson axe connected to Man Utd blow-up

In the Premier League , Sigurdsson has managed 11 goals and three assists - an impressive figure for what has otherwise been an unimpressive season for Everton . "If the season ended tonight, I would give him it personally", Robertson said. Dutchman Van Dijk, who joined the club from Southampton in January 2018 for a reported £75million, has ...

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  • Arenado, Rockies reach 8-yr deal; AP source says worth $260M
Arenado, Rockies reach 8-yr deal; AP source says worth $260M

The contract is worth $260 million, locking up the star third baseman with a deal that could last through the 2026 season, league sources told ESPN . Arenado was drafted in the second round by the Rockies in 2009. I really believe we can win. Next year's would-be biggest free agent is getting signed before Bryce Harper .

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  • Beating the Retreat ceremony cancelled at Wagah border
Beating the Retreat ceremony cancelled at Wagah border

Indian officials said the pilot would now be taken by air to the capital Delhi . Pakistan has handed over a captured pilot to Indian authorities at the Wagah border, a move aimed at de-escalating tensions after days of hostilities between the South Asian neighbours.

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  • National Football League combine 2019: Draft prospects with most riding on Indianapolis performance
National Football League combine 2019: Draft prospects with most riding on Indianapolis performance

State's eight NFL Combine participants include: safety Johnathan Abram, offensive guard Deion Calhoun, quarterback Nick Fitzgerald, defensive end Gerri Green, center Elgton Jenkins, safety Mark McLaurin, cornerback Jamal Peters and defensive end Montez Sweat.

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  • Pochettino apologises to Mike Dean as he accepts FA charge
Pochettino apologises to Mike Dean as he accepts FA charge

I feel sorry for that [Dean being dropped] because I wanted to see him and apologise in person. Pochettino , 46, said he had relayed this information to his players both ahead of the Burnley game and since, but the performance, as in their 2-1 defeat by Watford in September, suggested a deeper issue that would take time to fix.

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  • Liverpool's Klopp to resist rushing Firmino back for Watford clash
Liverpool's Klopp to resist rushing Firmino back for Watford clash

I loved the first one (a header) as well. "I didn't think about City but it is of course what I expected". It was really good football. The 25-year-old received little in the way of support from midfielder Roberto Pereya in front of him and it was no surprise three of the goals came from that side.

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  • LeBron James says Lakers miss Lonzo Ball 'a lot'
LeBron James says Lakers miss Lonzo Ball 'a lot'

Ben Golliver: He can play better defense than he's playing right now. "I like where we are as a ballclub today with our mindset and hopefully going forward". "There should be much more heat on the front office than there is on Luke Walton ". There's no question about that. "LeBron is right in criticising his teammates but if I were the Lakers ...

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  • National Basketball Association rescinds DeMarcus Cousins' technical for throwing shoe
National Basketball Association rescinds DeMarcus Cousins' technical for throwing shoe

Someone at the National Basketball Association office must've heard, and agreed with the big man's argument. "I'm just going to stay focused on one game at a time and thinking about the playoffs because we all know in the playoffs it's a different atmosphere".

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  • Martial Blow As Injury Crisis Deepens At Man United
Martial Blow As Injury Crisis Deepens At Man United

And former Arsenal star Merson seems to think that the injury setbacks could lead to Manchester United suffering their first Premier League defeat under Solskjaer this week. Jamie Vardy added a second in the second half after being played through by James Maddison before Davy Propper bagged a consolation near the end. "But when do you mak...

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  • Brendan Rodgers confirmed as new Leicester manager, Neil Lennon back at Celtic
Brendan Rodgers confirmed as new Leicester manager, Neil Lennon back at Celtic

Rodgers departed Anfield in 2015, after a little over three years in charge. The 46-year-old from Carnlough in Co Antrim leaves Celtic after nearly three years to replace Claude Puel , who was sacked on Sunday. Rodgers spent four full seasons with the Merseyside outfit before he was relieved of his duties, and went on to seek pastures new north ...

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  • Pakistan Should be Ostracised as a Cricketing Nation: Vinod Rai
Pakistan Should be Ostracised as a Cricketing Nation: Vinod Rai

Ganguly on Saturday, however, took a step ahead when asked to react to Tendulkar's remark. India is scheduled to take on Pakistan in the World Cup in England on 16 June. I agree that after this attack, India should not only stop playing cricket, hockey or football with Pakistan but should cut all ties with them", Ganguly further added.

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  • LeBron James calls out Lakers teammates after loss to New Orleans Pelicans
LeBron James calls out Lakers teammates after loss to New Orleans Pelicans

One NBA executive believes that the links between Davis and the Lakers - and James's open embrace of a player not on his team - seriously hindered the Lakers' team chemistry. "We'll see what happens". Ball's severe left ankle sprain in mid-January coincided with the Lakers' defense completely disappearing. LeBron James had 27 points, 12 assis...

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  • Liverpool go top with draw at injury-hit United
Liverpool go top with draw at injury-hit United

The CEBR said psychological research indicates that fans associate the performance of their chosen team with their own successes and failures, which can have an impact on people's dopamine levels and overall confidence, resulting in higher spending on outings and goods.

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  • Johnson holds off McIlroy for 20th PGA Tour triumph
Johnson holds off McIlroy for 20th PGA Tour triumph

Johnson's problems started with a drive to the right into the trees. "I want to keep my game as sharp as I can". He drilled an iron shot to 5 feet at the 15th and didn't even hit the hole, missed a 6-footer for another birdie at the 17th and ended by two-putting from 13 feet at the last hole.

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  • Report, Ratings & Reaction as Lionel Messi Hat-Trick Earns Blaugrana Win
Report, Ratings & Reaction as Lionel Messi Hat-Trick Earns Blaugrana Win

Luis Suarez made it four with a fantastic lob over an on-rushing Vaclik off an assist from Messi in added time as Barca move eight points clear of second-place Atletico Madrid . Lionel MESSI was at it again, this team a right footed goal. It was the 32nd hat trick of Messi's La Liga career, while he has notched eight in the Champions Leag...

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  • Taiwan's Hsieh stuns Kerber to reach Dubai quarters
Taiwan's Hsieh stuns Kerber to reach Dubai quarters

Hsieh Su-wei caused the big upset of the day, defeating fifth seed Angelique Kerber 5-7 6-4 6-0, losing just nine points in the third set. In her win over Aryna Sabalenka in the previous round, world number 45 Bencic saved six match points.

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