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For Tiger, bad days at Masters beat no days at Masters For Tiger, bad days at Masters beat no days at Masters
- April 07, 2018

In a sense, those divergent paths were the ideal analogy for where Woods is at this stage of his career. It promises to be a thrilling weekend on the hallowed turf at Augusta National . It's the first Masters for Woods since 2015 and the first major since he missed the 2015 PGA Championship cut due to nagging back pain that eventually forced four operations, the most recent a spinal fusion that appears to have helped Woods find competitive form. (more...)
Tiger proud of salvaging round in Masters return Tiger proud of salvaging round in Masters return
- April 07, 2018

He has some catching up to do. As Woods teed off, six players shared the lead at 3-under, including Austrian Bernd Wiesberger and American Matt Kuchar and four players yet to launch their second rounds - Sweden's Henrik Stenson , Canada's Adam Hadwin and Americans Patrick Reed and Charley Hoffman. (more...)
Steve Spurrier to return to coaching in new spring football league Steve Spurrier to return to coaching in new spring football league
- April 07, 2018

The Alliance of American Football league has its first major hire. Spurrier, the former Florida and SC head coach who up and quit coaching in 2015 , has since had a role within UF's athletic department, which the Gators say will continue. (more...)
Arsenal striker Lacazette wants to reach Europa League final in Lyon
- April 07, 2018

With Arsenal 13 points adrift of the Premier League top-four, winning the Europa League now presents the only realistic possibility of the club securing a return to the Champions League. Hughes , meanwhile spoke of his side's battle for league survival. "We knew that Moscow had to go on the attack and we should have scored a few more goals, I believe". (more...)
Peters makes second final in Commonwealth Games debut
- April 07, 2018

The 21-year-old from Andhra Pradesh lifted 151 kg in snatch and 187 kg in the clean and jerk category to finish with a total of 338 kg to make the country proud. Her first attempt to lift 75kg failed but she managed in the second attempt. The world no. 2 Kidambi Srikanth sealed India's win after thrashing Georges Julien Paul 21-12, 21-14 in the men's singles tie. (more...)
Lakelands Toros Soccer Club brings soccer to school Lakelands Toros Soccer Club brings soccer to school
- April 07, 2018

The Blackhawks are now 2-6 overall with a 1-4 GNL record. And in inspirational head coach Robert Youngblood they have one of the fiercest competitors to step onto a British basketball court. JDHS finishes up its conference schedule in May. "A good way to end the year". Hess joined his brother, sophomore Silas Hess, for a pair of wins at third doubles 6-1, 6-0 and 6-0, 6-1. (more...)
Winnie Mandela Dies at 81 Winnie Mandela Dies at 81
- April 07, 2018

In her autobiography, "491 Days: Prisoner Number 1323/69" there is a letter she wrote an already incarcerated Mandela on July 2, 1970 where she says: "We were hardly a year together when history deprived me of you". He described Mrs Madikizela-Mandela as a stalwart of the struggle to end racism and apartheid in South Africa. News had just arrived in Bizana that the World War II had ended, and celebrations had been scheduled. (more...)
Paul Ince states his prediction for Arsenal v Southampton Paul Ince states his prediction for Arsenal v Southampton
- April 07, 2018

Wales worldwide Ramsey showed his class with another fine display and two goals against CSKA Moscow in the Europa League on Thursday. From my side it is clear, but you always have to find an agreement. Arsenal forward Alexandre Lacazette says that he is confident of being able to strike up a partnership with teammate Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. (more...)
Ibrahimovic reveals the sole problem Mourinho had with him at Old Trafford Ibrahimovic reveals the sole problem Mourinho had with him at Old Trafford
- April 07, 2018

His two goals, one of which was all the way from 40 yards out, highlighted the Galaxy comeback, in a story book 4-3 win this past Saturday. Zlatan Ibrahimovic believes David Beckham is the man to make LA Galaxy and the MLS what it is today. (more...)
Indian golfer Shubhankar Sharma faces tough challenge at Augusta Masters Indian golfer Shubhankar Sharma faces tough challenge at Augusta Masters
- April 07, 2018

He opened with a bogey but then had six birdies against one more bogey. Still, it ended up being a solid day for the golfer nicknamed "Boom Boom". Couples and Player hold the record of consecutive cuts made (23) at the Masters . He missed an 18-footer from the fringe for par . The 47-year-old Mickelson can feel Father Time creeping up and with his advancing years comes the extra pressure of knowing that he does not have many more trips to Augusta when winning will be a realistic ... (more...)
Sixers beat Cavaliers for 13th straight win as LeBron bricks critical FT Sixers beat Cavaliers for 13th straight win as LeBron bricks critical FT
- April 07, 2018

It made for a suspenseful finish to the game but Cleveland was unable to overcome falling into a 30-point hole in the first half. And it was a lot of fun. James was booed each time he touched the ball and signs were spotted in the stands that read "Keep Cryin' in Cleveland" and "We Don't Want You". "You add in Villanova , you add in the Eagles, obviously that helps as well", James said. (more...)
In his Masters return, Tiger Woods earns a weekend stay at Augusta In his Masters return, Tiger Woods earns a weekend stay at Augusta
- April 07, 2018

Parziale is the 30-year-old firefighter from Station 1 in Brockton, Mass., who took a break from his regular job to tee it up in golf's first major after winning the U.S. He has some mixed feelings about where he's at. Following a bogey at the first , Woods added a double-bogey at the par-four fifth, where he took a penalty drop from an unplayable lie after sending his second shot into the bushes to the left of the green. (more...)
Mourinho: Spoiling City's party is not our motivation Mourinho: Spoiling City's party is not our motivation
- April 07, 2018

When approached for comment by the BBC, Raiola said there had been no direct contact with Guardiola in recent months but was unable to deny alerting City to the players' apparent availability. Manchester City can make amends with a victory over Manchester United at Eastlands on Saturday evening to secure their first Premier League title under Pep Guardiola since his appointment in 2016. (more...)
Swimmers and cyclists drive Australia to top of Commonwealth medal table Swimmers and cyclists drive Australia to top of Commonwealth medal table
- April 07, 2018

Matt Glaetzer added a second gold in quick succession in the men's keirin with Scotland's Katie Archibald maintaining her cadence brilliantly to relegate Rebecca Wiasak to silver in the women's 3000m individual pursuit, in which Annette Edmonson also claimed bronze in an all-Australian clash with Ashley Ankudinoff. (more...)
IPL 2018 : Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings preview and predicted lineup IPL 2018 : Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings preview and predicted lineup
- April 07, 2018

IPL 2018 Opening Ceremony takes place at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai where Mumbai Indian home matches will be played there. The opening night, which is slated to begin on April 7, will see an amalgamation of stars under one roof celebrating the love for the game and setting the stage for the highly anticipated cricketing action to follow in the next two months. (more...)
Potential Lineups: Manchester City vs Manchester United Potential Lineups: Manchester City vs Manchester United
- April 07, 2018

In the aftermath of Manchester City's 3-0 defeat by Liverpool , Pep Guardiola has confessed that football is a harder sport than he had previously believed. Guardiola claimed the costs of a deal for France midfielder Pogba would have been prohibitive but, in any case, he is surprised Raiola would want his players to work with someone he appears to have such a low opinion of. (more...)
Spieth sitting pretty early at Masters Spieth sitting pretty early at Masters
- April 07, 2018

It was just tough to score, with the greens slick and firm and several tough pin positions, mainly toward the front of the greens. While Spieth was enjoying a good start at Augusta , it was a particularly bad day on the course for defending champion Sergio Garcia . (more...)
Spieth stumbles early, Kuchar in share of Masters lead Spieth stumbles early, Kuchar in share of Masters lead
- April 07, 2018

However, Woods' play through two rounds of the year's first major has been more workmanlike than magical, the former world number one doing just enough to forge a three-over-par 75 on Friday to slip in under the five-over cut-line by one shot. (more...)
UFC star Conor McGregor turns himself in after alleged bus attack
- April 07, 2018

White indicated the scrum may have been the culmination of bad blood between McGregor and Russian fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov , who was scheduled to fight for the UFC lightweight championship title in Saturday's main event. @showtimepettis I really aspire to run this specific game upward ASAP. That'so I need to say for today. UFC's president, Dana White , echoed that reporting on Fox Sports 1's "First Things First," saying McGregor flew several people to NY from Ireland when he heard ... (more...)
Weightlifter Sathish Kumar gives India its third gold medal Weightlifter Sathish Kumar gives India its third gold medal
- April 07, 2018

Australia and England are leading with 41 and 23 medals respectively. He faced a stiff competition from England's Jack Oliver who remained on the second position, after a hard clean-and-jerk round. He finished with a total effort of 317 kg (144kg Snatch+173kg Clean and Jerk). He eventually ended up lifting 144 kg in the third and final Snatch, but trailed England's Jack Oliver by one kilogram after the latter failed to lift 148 kg in his third Snatch. (more...)
Raptors cruise past Pacers, clinch top seed in East Raptors cruise past Pacers, clinch top seed in East
- April 07, 2018

IN has lost four straight road games in the series. Toronto is 37-11 against the East , while Boston is 31-17. With its 56th win of the season, Toronto matched the franchise record set in 2015-16. While holding a hefty lead over IN in the fourth quarter, Toronto was able to get some valuable rest for its starters and some more minutes before the playoffs for role players such as Lucas Nogueira and Norman Powell. (more...)
Guardiola: City offered Pogba in January Guardiola: City offered Pogba in January
- April 07, 2018

Mkhitaryan eventually left United for Arsenal , in a swap deal which saw Alexis Sanchez move to Old Trafford, while Pogba remained in Manchester . "Why he offer? He was interested in Mkhitaryan and Pogba to play with us". Pogba is an incredible player. We don't have the money enough to buy Pogba because he is so expensive. (more...)
Mourinho: Man Utd still have 'motivation to finish second Mourinho: Man Utd still have 'motivation to finish second
- April 07, 2018

But Guardiola's assertion came as a shock and will undoubtedly be one of the main talking points ahead of the derby at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday , when City can clinch the Premier League title with a win. City who lead their "city" rivals United by 16 points with only seven games left to play. Guardiola said the pair's agent, Mino Raiola , contacted him and told him that both players were available. (more...)
While others fall, Patrick Reed rises to take Masters lead
- April 07, 2018

But none of those factors could stop Reed, who opening his round with three consecutive birdies before dropping his first shot at the par-3 fourth. He was tied for 40th. Henrik Stenson (70) was four shots behind. Woods, who has become close with Reed through the U.S. Ryder and Presidents Cup teams, said of the leader's round, "Under these conditions?" On the par-five second, he three-putted for another six and he was seemingly in a spiral, but calmed himself to play the next 14 holes in ... (more...)
Say what? - Pogba reacts to being 'offered' to Man City by Raiola
- April 07, 2018

Guardiola told a news conference on Friday that despite a feud between himself and top agent Mino Raiola, the Italian-Dutch agent offered Pogba to him in January along with Armenia midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who eventually joined Arsenal. (more...)
Spieth back in his comfort zone at Masters Spieth back in his comfort zone at Masters
- April 07, 2018

He followed, however, with back-to-back bogeys . Spieth held a two-shot overnight lead after an opening 66, but saw that disappear with a double bogey on the first after driving into the trees to the right of the fairway. He rolled in a nine-footer at 14, and his pitch at 15 left him a four-footer. Once the chairs were cleared, he chipped on the green and rolled his ball to within 2 feet for the cup for the finishing par . (more...)
McIlroy stays in hunt while others falter at Augusta
- April 07, 2018

Despite the old snarls returning, he clawed back to a respectable one-over 73, still a postcode from overnight leader Spieth. While 2015 victor Jordan Spieth came back to the pack, plenty who want to join him at the Champions Dinner, like Rory McIlroy , Dustin Johnson, Justin Rose and Rickie Fowler, made their moves. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton: Lewis Hamilton: "It looks very close between all the teams"
- April 07, 2018

Lewis Hamilton will have to do what no Formula One driver has ever done to win Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix after an unscheduled gearbox change left the Mercedes driver facing a five-place grid penalty. "(Hamilton) will take a five place penalty. "I think it is different [to a normal Friday] in a way, because the track improved so much from one session to the other", Bottas said. (more...)
Panthers' Thomas Davis facing four-game suspension, issues apology to fans Panthers' Thomas Davis facing four-game suspension, issues apology to fans
- April 07, 2018

Davis said that he would serve the 4-game suspension in a video message he posted on Twitter. He said all he's done was take the same supplements over the last 7 to 8 years and an estrogen blocker that triggered the positive test. I've never in way done anything to try to intentionally cheat the game. You can see Davis' full statement below. "I'm going to serve this four-game suspension and I'll be back ready to go, back out there with my team-mates". (more...)
Woods in trouble in 2nd round, fades at Masters Woods in trouble in 2nd round, fades at Masters
- April 07, 2018

In practice rounds at Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia, Woods was producing Sunday-sounding roars by making eagles on the back nine. Woods had one word for all this buzz: whoa. "It was a great shot there", said Woods, who ended up with a bogey. One of the two tournaments where Woods contended on the back nine was the Arnold Palmer Invitational. (more...)

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