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Full Conor McGregor Court Appearance After Bus Attack

After spending the night in custody, McGregor was hit with a bevy of charges , including a felony mischief charge and a misdemeanor assault charge. Despite being worth an estimated $84m, McGregor did not have access to the $75,000 and so, had to visit a bail bondsman, who paid for him to be released from jail on Friday. Read More »

Chicago Cubs brace for cold, Pittsburgh Pirates in home opener

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Tyler Chatwood (0-1, 1.50 ERA) will make his second start of the season and his Wrigley Field debut for the Cubs. It was just a snow-go. But things got no better with the weather, and the grounds crew was still out with leaf blowers early Monday afternoon trying to clear the snow. Read More »

Commonwealth Games 2018: transgender Kiwi weightlifter Lauren Hubbard suffers sickening elbow injury

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New Zealander Hubbard, 40, led with a 120kg lift after the snatch discipline but had to withdraw with an elbow injury before the clean and jerk. Laurel Hubbard, formerly known as Gavin Hubbard before "transitioning" into a female identity five years ago, was expected to easily defeat Australian weightlifter Deb Lovely-Acason in the finals of women's 90kg-plus weightlifting Monday. Read More »

Why Jose Mourinho must build his Manchester United side around Paul Pogba

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United are going to need his goals if they're to win the league. I have to think about it. "To lose against City and to see them celebrate, I couldn't let that happen". I know [City] like to attack so we had to get forward. We want to finish as well as possible this season and build a Manchester United that is stronger. Read More »

[Teams] Chelsea vs West Ham: Confirmed Line-Ups

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The Blues are still mathematically in the race for a top-four finish but are slowly running out of games. However, as Chelsea surrendered yet another one-goal lead, they had to settle for a rather stale 1-1 draw with West Ham . It has been a whirlwind few weeks for Rice which have seen him make his senior worldwide debut and play a starring role in Ireland u21's dramatic last-gasp win over Azerbaijan last month. Read More »

Wayne Rooney: Everton star snubs Sam Allardyce handshake and calls substitution 'bull****'

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Liverpool and Everton played out a bore draw on Saturday afternoon. Everton boss Sam Allardyce has admitted that Wayne Rooney struggles to be effective when coming up against "the vest best" the Premier League has to offer. Allardyce was appointed last November, with a contract believed to be worth £6m a season running until 2019. "There have been lots and lots of changes, not just with myself and the staff I've brought in, but lots of changes in the team". Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo needed a rest, says Zinedine Zidane

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Real are next in action on Wednesday night when they face Juventus in the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final. Real will entertain Juve having endured a frustrating afternoon as Antoine Griezmann snatched a point for Atletico after Cristiano Ronaldo had fired the the home side into a 53rd-minute lead. Read More »

Japan Appoints Nishino As Coach

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BC-SOC-Japan Coach, 4th Ld-Writethru, 409Japan fires Halilhodzic; replaced by Japanese Akria NishinoAP Photo TKSK102, TKSK104, TKSK103, TKSK101Eds: Recasts throughout with JFA confirming firing of Halilhodzic; adds byline. Halilhodzic was hired in March 2015 after leading Algeria to the knockout stage of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. South Korea fired coach Uli Stielike a year ago and replaced him with Shin Tae-yong. Read More »

Klopp hopes Salah can return from injury in Man City showdown

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City must overturn a 3-0 deficit in front of their home fans to progress to the semi-finals and Liverpool will be desperate to start their top goalscorer at the Eithad. "That is something to ask the medical team", Klopp said before the game. "Mo, he's injured. Hopefully I don't think it's too serious and he will available for Tuesday, but today he wasn't available". Read More »

Narines innings was turning point: Mandeep

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With de Villiers blazing all guns at one point their run graph was looking past 200 but part-time off-spinner Rana produced twin dismissals in two balls - De Villiers and Kohli - to reduce RCB for 127/4 in 14.2 overs. The visitors made their intentions clear off the game's first ball when Brendon McCullum clipped Vinay Kumar off his pads for four. South Africa great AB de Villiers joined Kohli at the crease and all hell broke loose. Read More »

Should Liverpool be considered Premier League favourites next season?

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Getting off the bus in the area under the Main Stand the City boss gave the thumbs up to stewards and said sarcastically in Spanish "thanks for protecting us" and then "Shame". It's the first time City have lost back-to-back games since December 2016 and Savage is anxious about them heading into the second leg against Liverpool. Read More »

Hamilton battles to third as Vettel wins again

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Hamilton, who told TV crews "emotion is always firing when you get out of the car", said he couldn't "really remember" making the comment, before referencing that he recalled it being in the podium room. The four-times world champion will start ninth in his Mercedes due to a five-place grid penalty for an unscheduled gearbox change after setting the fourth-fastest time in Saturday's qualifying. Read More »

Red Sox Rally To Beat Rays, Extend Win Streak To Eight

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Boston hosts the New York Yankees on Tuesday. Making his second start of the season, Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani was flawless into the seventh before giving up his first hit in a win 6-1 over the Oakland Athletics. Bogaerts is off to a sizzling start, with eight of his 13 hits going for extra bases and an OPS of 1.148 through the first nine games. Second baseman Daniel Robertson and outfielder Denard Span have led Tampa Bay's offense. Read More »

Jose Mourinho 'not worried' about Pep Guardiola's claims over Paul Pogba

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When United lost 2-1 to City at Old Trafford in December, many pointed to Pogba's absence through suspension as the crucial element in his team's defeat. 'I trust in my people, ' he said . Then came his second-half performance and the Pogba two goals which turned the game on its head and threw United a lifeline. Read More »

Valentino Rossi: MotoGP legend reveals weird welcoming in Argentina

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Cal Crutchlow has claimed victory in an unbelievable Argentina MotoGP race which saw a delayed start, grid confusion and Marc Marquez and Valentino Rossi clash. In total, Marquez receives an incredible three penalties throughout the race, so despite being the fastest man on the track, has an extreme battle on his hands to win this one. Read More »

Michael Goolaerts's condition 'very worrying' after CPR treatment at Paris-Roubaix

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It is one of the five "monuments", the most prestigious one-day races. Niki Terpstra took third for the well-fancied Quick-Step Floors team a week after his solo Tour of Flanders triumph. "Following the race, the medical race bulletin provided a statement about Goolaerts' condition, describing it as life-threatening, "[Michael Goolaerts] suffered cardiorespiratory arrest. Read More »

Bus Footage of McGregor Attack Emerges

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The victor of today's UFC 223 main event at Barclays Centre was set to take the belt, but that bout was scratched when one contender failed to make weigh-in, and three preliminary fights were cancelled over the fall-out from McGregor's rampage during the media day. Read More »

CWG 2018: Manika Batra leads Women Table Tennis team for historic gold

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But, out to prove that nothing is impossible for a willing heart, the Indians were simply remarkable as they out-muscled the three-time champion 3-1 for a memorable gold at the XXI Commonwealth Games . Sealing India's passage to the final was the pair of Patkar and Mouma Das who beat Sibley and Maria Tsaptsinos 11-7, 8-11, 11-7, 11-1. Just in, Singapore had won each and every Gold medal in the women's team Table Tennis event since the start of the games. Read More »

Dana White Says Conor McGregor Tried To Justify Attack

As the UFC held a media day on Thursday ahead of Saturday's (Sunday NZ time) fight card at Barclays Centre on Saturday, McGregor and his entourage entered through a side entrance and appeared to attack a van containing other fighters . Read More »

Namajunas defends 115-pound title in win over Jedrzejczyk

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The 25-year-old Namajunas had to go the five-round distance at Barclays Center to win 49-46 on all three scorecards. And that was before either the main or co-main events went down! Twitter's MMA community reacted to Namajunas' war in the rematch with her Polish adversary last night. Read More »

Red Sox nab 6th straight win

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Since that fateful eighth inning that spoiled the managerial debut of Alex Cora, the Red Sox have reeled off five straight wins, while the rebuilding Rays have dropped five in a row. Hanley Ramirez blooped a bases-loaded fly ball over the drawn-in outfield in right to break a 12th-inning tie and the Boston Red Sox , who rallied from a two-run deficit in the ninth, beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 to win their home opener at Fenway Park on Thursday. Read More »

Real Madrid has best squad in Europe: Simeone

With half an hour gone, Oblak produced a fine stop from a Rafael Varane drive - and within moments Diego Costa was thwarted by Navas in an end-to-end spell. The Welshman was an unused substitute during Real's 3-0 Champions League win over Juventus on Tuesday, but comes in against Diego Simeone's men. Read More »

EPL: Guardiola reveals what he told Pogba after Manchester Derby

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He explained: "I gave them the example of many matches when a team is losing 2-0 and can recover so credit to the boys because they believed and they kept their shape and it's a very important result for us because mathematically I think we need six points to finish in the top four". Read More »

IPL 2018, KKR vs RCB in Kolkata

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KKR go into the match with happy memories of bundling out RCB for the lowest ever IPL total (49) here a year ago, while in the return leg Narine smashed the tournament's fastest fifty (17 ball 54 ) as they made a double over Kohli's side in 2017. Read More »

Commonwealth Games: Singapore female paddlers stunned by India in team final

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He added a second title to the gold medal he bagged in the 50m sprint the day before, and it was his third straight Commonwealth title in the four-length event. But, thanks to my coach Vijay Sharma, who encouraged me to go for it. "I haven't been able to train that well", he said. In the Commonwealth Championships past year, Rahul had lifted a total of 351kg (156kg+195kg). Read More »

Pep Guardiola calls for City fans' help in Manchester derby

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One of our recent Don Balon favourites was them claiming Florentino Perez is working to get Phil Foden to Real Madrid, but on Saturday they come up with another classic of the genre. I will be honest, if we think about being champions too much, we will not win. The new deal will also make the Catalan the best-paid manager in the world after agreeing a one-year extension when he took his squad to meet owner Sheikh Mansour and chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarek in Abu Dhabi last month. Read More »

Zlatan Ibrahimovic betting partnership could derail World Cup ambitions

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That should make for a wildly entertaining game on Saturday night and you just can't see anything but goals . "I'll try, but it's not often it goes in, so please". There should be goals in Florida, where Orlando City pulled off what must have been one of the most overlooked 4-3 wins in history last week. But while he won't predict fireworks, the 36-year-old new guy is eager to show LA what he can still do each week. Read More »

Commonwealth Games 2018: Athletics Men's Shot Put Qualifying Round

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The effort is laudable given that Sanjita has been battling a back problem ever since the World Championships a year ago, where she injured herself just five days before the competition. The Indian was locked in a close battle with Opeloge, who ended with a total of 331kg (151kg+180kg). Had Opologe managed a good final lift, Rahul would have ended with a silver as he had already fouled his third attempt. Read More »

Floyd Mayweather makes huge claim over potential fight with Conor McGregor

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UFC president Dana White publicly slammed McGregor, claiming he would be "sued beyond belief" and that this incident was a real bad career move for him. McGregor is sure to not take lightly to these comments, and will be expected to reply in typical "Notorious" fashion, but with many legal enquiries ongoing, fans will surely have to wait for his reply. Read More »

Shooter Manu Bhaker wins India's 6th 'Gold' in CWG 2018

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She ended the opening stage of the competition with a near three point lead over Australia's Elena Galiabovitch at the shooting centre, which also hosted action at the 1982 Commonwealth Games. "Delighted that Heena Sidhu won the Silver in the women's 10m Air Pistol event". Born to an engineer from the Merchant Navy and a school principal, Bhaker's meteoric rise has popularised the sport of shooting in the village of Goria in Haryana, where she was born. Read More »

Protests continue over Cauvery issue in TN

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Farmers in Tamil Nadu protested in Trichy by partially burying themselves in the sand on banks of Cauvery river, demanding the formation of Cauvery Management Board ( CMB ). Asked about demands to reschedule Indian Premier League (IPL) matches in Chennai in support of Cauvery issue , Rajinikanth said, 'Holding IPL matches in the city was an embarrassment at a time when the State was protesting over the Cauvery issue'. Read More »

Shohei Ohtani homers for third straight game

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Oakland manager Bob Melvin told reporters that the display of power by Ohtani was impressive, saying there are not that many guys that can do what he is doing on the mound and at home plate as well. They rallied again in the fourth inning on Andrelton Simmons' ground-rule double and couple of RBI base hits from Luis Valbuena and Martin Maldonado and now trail the Athletics 6-5 in the fifth. Read More »

Aussies fall short at Hong Kong Sevens

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Jeral Skelton and Dylan Pitch scored two tries for Australia inside the opening two minutes. Collins Injera struck twice as Shujaa reached their first ever Hong Kong Sevens cup final with a 21-12 semifinal win over New Zealand on Sunday morning. Read More »

Game Preview: Dodgers at Giants, Take Two

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Offensively, Cody Bellinger leads the Dodgers with eight hits and three RBI while Yasmani Grandal and Chris Taylor have combined for 15 hits and five RBI. PT, as part of a split doubleheader. The Giants regained the lead when Buster Posey sent the second pitch he saw from Hill into the left field bleachers for his first home run of the season. Read More »

Reed builds 3-shot lead over McIlroy at Masters after Round 3

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Reed has a solid lead with only 18 holes to go, but he need only ask McIlroy about what can happen from the pole position during the final round at Augusta National . "In hindsight, it was a big pipe dream", he said in a press conference ahead of the 2018 event. "The wind should be south-southwest but every hole you get on it's coming from a different direction". Read More »

About the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team

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She said thousands of young people each day board buses to head to competitions and events, and thankfully most arrive home safe and sound, but in this case, a large group of young, talented people didn't. "Just spoke to Justin Trudeau to pay my highest respect and condolences to the families of the awful Humboldt team tragedy. May God be with them all!" "So it's the billet families who become the player's families and the players are out playing street hockey with the neighbour's kids". Read More »

Cavs fall short, lose seeding to Sixers

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Serge Ibaka scored 25 points to lead the Raptors to a franchise-record 57th season win. Both Simmons and James put up triple-doubles, as Simmons dropped 27 points, 13 assists, and 15 rebounds. James stared down Ilyasova after the slam. Cleveland kept pushing and James' 3-pointer from the wing closed the gap to 111-107 slightly more than three minutes into the fourth quarter. Read More »

Morocco's Nabil El Zhar Scores in Leganes Defeat to Barcelona

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And it was the usual suspect Lionel Messi that opened the scoring in the 27th minutes as he showcase his brilliant free kick ability, from a long distance. Dipped out of the game after the break, though, and was replaced by Iniesta . Lionel Messi's fitness has been cause for concern after the forward missed Argentina's global friendlies because of a hamstring tweak. Read More »

Masters 2018: McIlroy coping with Augusta's unique pressures

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They have been playing each other since junior golf and Thomas has been trying to claim the No. 1 spot in the world that Johnson now holds and Spieth used to own. Patrick Reed catches a ball in the 17th green during the second round at the Masters golf tournament Friday, April 6, 2018, in Augusta, Ga. Fitzpatrick, who has four wins on the European Tour, is in the Masters for the fourth consecutive year. Read More »

Here's India's fourth CWG 2018 gold medal!

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At the Carrara Sports Club, the 22-year-old Punam lifted 95, 98 and 100 in the snatch, and then 118 and 122 in the clean & jerk to finish on 122. Till now, all five Gold medals for India have been bagged by weightlifters. The men's hockey team were held 2-2 in their opening pool encounter while Joshna Chinappa's defeat in the women's quarter-finals ended the country's challenge in the squash singles events. Read More »

AccessBET Preview: Arsenal v Southampton: Back Aubameyang to score anytime

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LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 01: Calum Chambers of Arsenal in action during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Stoke City at Emirates Stadium on April 1, 2018 in London, England. The Welshman has scored six goals and assisted six more in only 1558 Premier League minutes, or a goal contribution every 130 minutes. "It's going to be hard this weekend because they are all showing me they all want to be part of it and want to address the situation". Read More »

The most expensive buys of IPL 2018: How much are they worth

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After a hiatus of two years, the Chennai Super Kings have made a thumping comeback to the tournament with a memorable victory over their arch-rivals, the Mumbai Indians , at the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday (April 8). However, Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai avenged defeat by defeating CSK in two subsequent finals later on. Dhoni began proceedings with right-arm seamer Deepak Chahar, who had played just four matches in the league. Read More »

Paul Pogba improving his consistency after some flat games - Jose Mourinho

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Pogba's brace i n the 53rd and 55th minutes had all the elements of suspense and drama as it completely altered the course of a game the Citizens nearly had wrapped up. "United are in second, and they showed why". Goals from skipper Vincent Kompany and İlkay Gündoğan looked to have ensured another triumph, but a remarkable second-half comeback means City will have to wait until next week at the earliest for their title success to be confirmed. Read More »