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APNewsBreak: Yanks drop to 3rd in payroll; Dodgers lead

APNewsBreak: Yanks drop to 3rd in payroll; Dodgers lead

This has nothing to do with flowers or colorful wings, though, and everything to do with a certain staff ace who knows how to embrace the internal flutter that comes with the first game of the season. "Hopefully you gain experience from failure". "I didn't make good pitches when I needed to, especially in the third inning". I like the Dodgers to cover here easily behind Kershaw's golden arm. Read More

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Saints' offseason workout program begins April 17

Saints' offseason workout program begins April 17

Clubs can change the dates, but per the National Football League the Bengals will hold its organized training activities (OTA) workouts on May 23-25, May 30 through June 1 and June 5-8. Phase Three consists of the next four weeks of the program. However, no live contact is allowed, but this is where we begin to see the 7-on-7, 9-on-9 and full 11-on-11 drills and practices. Read More

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Redskins LB Mason Foster tweets about Raiders move to Las Vegas

The Oakland Raiders are a well-supported franchise with history in the Bay Area. Moving the Raiders? You can move a lot of teams. The Raiders secured financing to replace Adelson's portion from Bank of America Corp. But with Oakland unable to secure taxpayer financing, relocation to Vegas has began to look more likely. "We worked for two years", said Texans owner Bob McNair, finance committee chairman. Read More

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Spurs up for title fight after Chelsea shock, says Pochettino

Spurs up for title fight after Chelsea shock, says Pochettino

What looked like a certain three points for the league leaders ended up in a 2-1 defeat . Things have been going very well for us this season the majority of the time, but it wasn't to be (today). Harry Winks was taken to hospital with suspected ankle ligament damage after a collision at the end of the first half. "We kept playing. It was not a great team performance, but it was very serious, very concentrated". Read More

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Knicks' Derrick Rose out for rest of season with knee injury

Knicks' Derrick Rose out for rest of season with knee injury

The original diagnosis was a sore knee, and Rose had missed three consecutive games - including Sunday against the Celtics. A torn meniscus in his right knee also sidelined him for the bulk of the 2013-2014 season. Prior to the injury, the Knicks hadn't ruled out the possibility of bringing Rose back for next season, according to sources . Rose will be a free agent this offseason for the first time in his career. Read More

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Konta beats Wozniacki in straight sets in Miami final

Konta beats Wozniacki in straight sets in Miami final

Wozniacki has been at this level many times before, the comparative experience level of the two players emphasising just how much of a relative newcomer Konta remains at this level. Infact she had only played this particular tournament once before, reaching the quarter finals past year. For Johanna, this is the first most important final of her career. Read More

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German prosecutor cooperating with Dutch tax evasion probe

German prosecutor cooperating with Dutch tax evasion probe

In cooperation with authorities in a number of countries, raids were done in the Netherlands, Switzerland, Australia , Germany, Great Britain and France on Thursday. In Europe, Credit Suisse agreed in October to pay about 109.5 million euros ($117 million) to Italian authorities to resolve a probe into the bank's use of insurance policies allegedly created to help clients evade taxes, five years after paying 150 million euros to settle a tax evasion dispute with the German government. Read More

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Kris Bryant's father criticizes conduct of LaVar Ball

Kris Bryant's father criticizes conduct of LaVar Ball

These types of expectations, which are common for early-first rounders-though are perhaps even higher for Lonzo-can be looked at as a microcosm of fans' and executives' perceptions of one-and-done players. "I want him to be a Laker". For the most part, they've been harmless, obvious attempts to drum up publicity and notoriety for the Ball family and subsequently the Ball merchandise wing, Big Ballers Brand. Read More

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Mets' Familia banned after domestic violence arrest

A judge dropped the charges against Familia in December. "Nevertheless, I have concluded that Mr. Familia's overall conduct that night was inappropriate, violated the policy, and warrants discipline". Major League Baseball needs a strong, clear set of mandatory guidelines for suspending players under its domestic violence policy. The suspension is a result of Familia's October 31 arrest on a simple assault charge. Read More

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Spending £100m on Hazard no problem for Real, says former chief Calderon

Spending £100m on Hazard no problem for Real, says former chief Calderon

Pedro and Willian are quality forwards but don't strike the same fear into defenders as Hazard does, because the ball sticks to the Belgian's feet, and he then has the pace and strength to get past defenders and shrug them off. One way or another, there could be a deal struck between Madrid and Chelsea for one or more players this summer. The 23-year-old, who has scored 22 goals in Serie A this season said: "I dedicate it to my fans, for I am staying", after playing in Italy's 2-0 win ... Read More

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

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

Thompson played with Hernandez at Florida and said they were like brothers. He said he didn't ask what happened to Bradley, but testified everyone else the remained in the SUV were acting "normal". But the defense argued that Crawford felt pressured by police when asked about what he remembered. Baez contended during opening statements that Bradley - not Hernandez - shot the men over a drug deal. Read More

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Treyvone Boykin, former TCU quarterback, arrested

Treyvone Boykin, former TCU quarterback, arrested

The female driver was arrested, accused of felony intoxication assault with a vehicle. Boykin reportedly faces drug and public intoxication charges. It marks Boykin's second arrest in less than 15 months. As part of his plea agreement, Boykin was sentenced to a year of probation and was ordered to attend alcohol awareness and anger management classes as part of the terms of his probation. Read More

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Fans rally with Mayor Schaaf to keep Raiders in Oakland

Fans rally with Mayor Schaaf to keep Raiders in Oakland

ESPN's Adam Schefter reported the franchise is expected to have enough votes to pass its relocation request from Oakland to the Nevada gambling mecca. The Raiders had hoped to move back to LA, where they played from 1982-94, to share a stadium with the Chargers, but were rejected by the owners. For now, the team will continue to be called the Oakland Raiders and play its games at the Oakland Alameda Coliseum. Read More

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Bears signing quarterback Mark Sanchez

Bears signing quarterback Mark Sanchez

Sanchez, the fifth overall pick in the 2009 draft, found himself with the Dallas Cowboys in 2016 after he was unable to win the Denver Broncos' starting job in a battle with Trevor Siemian and was released. Sanchez has thrown for 15,219 yards and 86 touchdowns with 86 interceptions in seven National Football League seasons. The Bears prioritized finding another proven backup to work alongside Glennon, who hasn't started a game in over two years. Read More

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