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The 37-year-old Spaniard took the greatest triumph of his career, and a $1.98 million top prize from an $11 million payout, on what would have been the 60th birthday of his idol, two-time Masters champion and three-time British Open victor Seve Ballesteros, who died of brain cancer in 2011 at age 54.
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    Sale will look to get his first win in a Red Sox uniform this weekend versus the Tampa Bay Rays. After pulling off comeback victories in the first two games of the series, Baltimore blew a three-run lead in the finale. "It was a big pitch in a big spot", Verlander said. "We have a number of guys that aren't 100 percent, but there's a lot of fight in this group". He kept the right-hander in the game, much to the delight of the fans, who cheered even louder when Leon, the next batter, popped out ...
  • Sergio Garcia wins The Masters

    Sergio Garcia wins The Masters

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    Rose was poised to deliver a knockout on the par-5 13th when Garcia went left beyond the creek and into a bush. A punch out and a perfectly placed approach later, he was a clutch putt away from making par. Garcia got out there with his four. He had to take a penalty shot to get out and hit his third shot 89 yards short of the green. The Victor of The Masters receives a nice payday, as well as a green jacket.
  • Patrons soaking in aura of Masters at Augusta National Golf Club

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    Everything is going to have to be really good. You're going to have to settle for bogeys here and there. That s what it takes to win. Luck's trademark ponytail and full beard accompanies his #FearTheBeard #FearTheMane social media tags adds to the persona golf fans in Australia have come to enjoy from the youngster.
  • Sergio García beats Justin Rose in Masters play-off

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    Coming into this year's tournament, Garica had one top five and three top 10 performances at the Masters. But, after fighting back with splendid efforts of 69 and 68, he is heading into the final round lying just two shots behind co-leaders Justin Rose and Sergio Garcia.
  • Russell Westbrook breaks National Basketball Association single-season triple-double record

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    Putting up 50 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists, the All-Star also hit a game-winning three-pointer as time expired, giving the Thunder a 106-105 victory and eliminating the Nuggets from playoff contention. The three points saw his point total leap to 50, to go along with 16 points and 10 assists, etching his name into the league's history books; the shot likely to go down as one of the most iconic in recent memory.
  • Russell Westbrook breaks Oscar Robertson's record with 42nd triple-double

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    They thought they could afford to fete Westbrook, with the Nuggets comfortably ahead in a game they had to win to keep their slim playoff hopes alive. "That's the most important thing for me is if we get a win and he breaks the record, gets a triple-double, so be it", Malone said. Westbrook logged a whopping 50 points to go along with 16 rebounds and 10 assists.
  • Arsenal star relives goal against West Ham ahead of crucial game

    Arsenal star relives goal against West Ham ahead of crucial game

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    Club officials appreciate the need to make some statement signings this summer to quell fan unrest in a summer that is likely to see the departures of star men Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez. We know exactly what we have to do - go into the next game and win it. Wenger , Arsenal's manager for over 20 years, is out of contract at the end of the season and has pledged to make an announcement about his future "very soon".
  • Instead of folding up, Garcia fights back to win Masters

    Instead of folding up, Garcia fights back to win Masters

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    Only three players had more major starts without a victory than Garcia before he donned the green jacket symbolic of Masters supremacy after almost two decades of major futility. Garcia's win came on what would have been the 60th birthday of his mentor, two-time Masters champion Seve Ballesteros , a swashbuckling Spaniard who died from brain cancer in 2011.
  • Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber featured in new Gatorade commercial

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    The Chicago Cubs fans and the team will have an exciting Monday night when the reigning World Series champions will open Wrigley Field. This morning, Wrigley Field officially cut the ribbon on its new 50,000-square-foot outdoor plaza ahead of tonight's home opener for the World Series defending Chicago Cubs .
  • Real Madrid plot sensational move for Atletico star Griezmann

    Real Madrid plot sensational move for Atletico star Griezmann

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    NAIJ.com reports that since his arrival at Vicente Calderon from Real Sociedad in 2014 for £25million. A late strike from Antoine Griezmann in the Madrid derby earned Atletico a draw against their crosstown rivals on Saturday. Atletico defender Juanfran believes his side are far better prepared to face their neighbours than when they last met. "We are playing well and hopefully can do things better".
  • Masters-style green jacket bought for $5 sells for $139K

    Masters-style green jacket bought for $5 sells for $139K

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    Masters winners get their jackets when they win, and the previous year's victor puts it on for them. More details on the full Green Jacket Auctions' Spring 2017 lot are available here. "And after what happened previous year, it was quite different". Nine times out of 10 it would have been good enough to win, but that was the year Mickelson decided he'd had enough of near misses and holed a 20-foot putt on the final green to win by one.