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The Cubs took two of three in the series as they did in St. Louis in the opening series of the season. Astros 5, Royals 4 • Jake Marisnick hit a tying home run in the ninth inning and Evan Gattis drew a bases-loaded walk from Matt Strahm in the 12th, leading Houston to victory at home.
  • Arsenal in talks to appoint Arsene Wenger successor

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    There has been speculation that the Gunners are looking at Overmars for the role and according to Italian outlet Tutto Mercato , the club have already held talks with the Dutchman about becoming director of football at Arsenal . In an interview with Arsenal FC , he said: "I still love Arsenal and that is the same for my wife and two children". And Robson now thinks Conte's replacement at Juventus - Massimiliano Allegri - is the flawless candidate to take over from Wenger.
  • Barcelona don't believe in second miracle comeback after Juve crushing

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    On Tuesday night in Turin, Suarez faced Chiellini for the first time since that World Cup clash in Brazil, and the players appeared to make peace with each other during the game and immediately afterwards. Buffon - who recorded his seventh clean sheet of this season's Champions League - also contributed heavily with a world-class save from Andres Iniesta, but the veteran Italian hailed Dybala's impact.
  • Who won last year's The Masters?

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    The 29-year-old Queenslander told a hastily-arranged press conference that he had found it impossible to focus on golf and had pulled out of the event to be with his mother Dening, who underwent an operation two days later. Four-time major victor McIlroy, 27, played with Luck on Tuesday and was clearly impressed with the 20-year-old from Perth. Three years ago, Tommy Fleetwood came to Augusta National as a fan.
  • Mourinho praises Shaw performance

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    United didn't have too much to do after Sebastian Larsson was sent off for Sunderland but in the early stages of the first half, Victor Anichebe and Defoe caused United a few problems when they ran off the shoulders of the two centre-backs.
  • Cleveland Cavaliers Locker Room in Disarray Heading Into the 2017 NBA Playoffs?

    Cleveland Cavaliers Locker Room in Disarray Heading Into the 2017 NBA Playoffs?

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    With games Tuesday at home against the Orlando Magic and a crucial one Wednesday in Boston against the East-leading Celtics, the Cavs will take Monday off and aren't required to report to the Q until 4:30 p.m. In the end, it all worked out for the Cavs, who got 23 points on 5-for-20 shooting, five rebounds and seven assists from Kyrie Irving , who played 46 minutes; 10 points and six rebounds from Channing Frye; and nine points and six assists from Williams.
  • NFL Draft traffic restrictions beginning in Philadelphia

    NFL Draft traffic restrictions beginning in Philadelphia

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    The team that ultimately drafts Wisconsin LB T.J. Watt, younger brother of Houston Texans superstar J.J. Watt, most likely is going to keep everything crossed that the younger Watt can be one-half as effective as his big brother. "Watt, 6'4", 252 pounds, projects to defensive end in a 4-3 scheme, per Dane Brugler's 2017 NFL Draft Guide. Given the depth at the cornerback, and pass rusher position groups as well as the annual rise of the quarterback , there remains a chance that at least ...
  • Cavaliers fall to Hawks 114-100

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    The Cavs surrendered a 26-point lead in the fourth quarter and fell 126-125 to the Hawks in overtime. If the Cavs and Celtics finish with the same record, Cleveland will get the top seed for winning the season series. Smith was back to the action after missing almost three months following a thumb surgery. James picked up three fouls and four points in the fourth quarter.
  • Masters: Justin Rose rockets up leaderboard on day three at Augusta

    Masters: Justin Rose rockets up leaderboard on day three at Augusta

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    In his Major debut and last tournament as an amateur he fired rounds of 78, 72, 75, 72 to be T46 on 9-over the card. It didn't matter to a re-focused Day who he played with or who was watching. "And I was hoping to make enough birdies", said Leishman, who's final round was highlighted by an eagle at the par-4 7 hole. Scott's round started on a positive note with a birdie on No.
  • Kirk Cousins says he'll play on the franchise tag

    Kirk Cousins says he'll play on the franchise tag

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    But at the same time, I'm very comfortable playing under the franchise tag, and comfortable with that route. We'll see how the Cousins saga unfolds in Washington . They have told him they're not going to send him to another team. "It's a process and that's what OTAs and minicamp are all about". Even then, we wouldn't bet on this coming to fruition.
  • Mark Cuban: NBA rejected idea of having Tony Romo play in game

    Mark Cuban: NBA rejected idea of having Tony Romo play in game

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    DALLAS (AP) - Gary Harris scored 20 points and Denver beat Dallas with the Mavericks honoring retiring Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo as a ceremonial player. "I'm a lucky guy". At least a dozen of Romo's former teammates attended, including Ezekiel Elliott , the standout rookie running back who never got to play with Romo because of the 14-year veteran's injury.
  • Cubs air David Ross on Dancing with the Stars in Wrigley Field

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    Not only did Cubs fans get to see a beloved member of the curse-breaking champs dance to "Forever Young", the song he used as his walk-up music past year, but he got the benefit of some of them voting for him by phone. A few fans even took it in stride by saying we have waited 108 years what's a couple of hours longer. This was when it hit you, the Cubs fan who swore it would never happen, sitting in familiar seats with an unfamiliar but warm feeling on a 41-degree night.