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An apparent wrong-way adjustment for Kyle Busch cost the No. 18 team precious handling in the final stage of Sunday's Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway. Will be updated.Martin Truex Jr . has claimed the NASCAR Cup pole in Fontana after a qualifying session in which 13 drivers didn't complete a lap. It's the third consecutive top-five finish for Busch, who finished second at both Las Vegas and Phoenix prior to Sunday's third-place result.
  • Dallas Mavericks vs Toronto Raptors: Lineups, preview & prediction 3/16/18

    Dallas Mavericks vs Toronto Raptors: Lineups, preview & prediction 3/16/18

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    Toronto opened as a 12.5-point home favorite but the line has dropped to 11 at the majority of online sportsbooks. Barnes is coming off a 30-point night in NY, one of three 30-plus points night on the season. The Raptors have a record won eight straight road games and need one more road win to match the franchise's single-season mark (24). The Mavericks are 11-5 ATS in their last 16 road games, 2-13-1 ATS in their last 16 Friday games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games playing on 2 days ...
  • Mohamed Salah 'on his way' to Lionel Messi comparisons - Liverpool boss Klopp

    Mohamed Salah 'on his way' to Lionel Messi comparisons - Liverpool boss Klopp

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    On the whole, it was a good game for the 24-year-old, who will look to continue putting in impressive performances in a bid to finish the season on a high. He has 36 in all competitions this season, the most by a Liverpool player in a debut campaign for the club. The winger scored four goals from his four shots - the first player to do so in the Premier League since Andrey Arshavin in April 2009, also at Anfield.
  • LeBron James: Cavs worried about Lue health

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    He's a different guy, but you can't forget Derrick has already been through - and obviously when he was at an MVP level that was the peak, but my last year in Chicago he had a great year, that team was really good". "I mean, he's the captain of the ship, so absolutely". However, he didn't offer up much. "It doesn't catch us off-guard because he's been dealing with it for so long now, but any time he doesn't come back to the bench, it's just an alarm going off".
  • Russian Federation summons British ambassador as it readies to expel diplomats

    Russian Federation summons British ambassador as it readies to expel diplomats

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    Officials from the world's chemical weapons watchdog will arrive in Britain on Monday to investigate the samples used in the attack and the results should be known in about two weeks, Britain's foreign ministry said . Theresa May said the United Kingdom government would consider its next steps "in the coming days, alongside our allies and partners". Johnson said the government was considering something similar to the US "Magnitsky Act" which was adopted in 2012 to punish Russian ...
  • Pundit launches scathing attack on Alexis Sanchez over Man City snub

    Pundit launches scathing attack on Alexis Sanchez over Man City snub

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    The 29-year-old forward opened up that Wenger did all he could to keep him at Arsenal , and told him that he was the best player in the team. "If you're a top player and you've got a choice of Manchester United or Manchester City, you would think a top player would pick Manchester City wouldn't you".
  • Karthik's last-ball six gifts India T20 title

    Karthik's last-ball six gifts India T20 title

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    Put into bat, Bangladesh made 166-8, a total they owe largely to number three batsman Sabbir Rahman who made 77 after their top order collapsed. India skipper Rohit Sharma led the reply with 56 but it was Karthik who injected the pace at the death.
  • Messi weaves magic once again for Barca

    Messi weaves magic once again for Barca

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    Messi has scored at least a goal in his last six matches. And Barcelona's lead was inches away from being doubled moments later; after Alba thought he had added another assist to his account as he fed Philippe Coutinho via a volleyed knockdown, only for the Brazilian's rocketed effort to rattle the underside of Kepa Arrizabalaga's crossbar and eventually roll away to safety.
  • Nepal earns ODI status

    Nepal earns ODI status

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    Sandeep Lamichhane became the first player from Nepal to be bought by an IPL franchise when Delhi Daredevils bought him for INR 20 lakh during the auction earlier this year. They were also crowned champions in Division 3 in the WCL in 2013. Thursday's achievement could be a watershed for the country's cricket as it offers opportunities for Nepal to lock horns with the elites of world cricket.
  • UFC London card is short one fight for weight issues

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    The preliminary card ends and the main card begins with the welterweight fight between Peter Sobotta and Leon Edwards . The UFC returns to the United Kingdom this Saturday night as UFC: London is headlined by a top heavyweight contender bout between two former champions.
  • Rashaan Melvin joins the Raiders

    Rashaan Melvin joins the Raiders

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    Wright indicated he planned to sign with the Raiders in an Instagram post Friday . After losing cornerbacks David Amerson, Sean Smith and TJ Carrie, the Oakland Raiders finally got a little bit of help on Friday. Wright has experience playing both outside and in the slot. The Raiders have also added a few other pieces to the puzzle defensively in free agency with cornerback Shareece Wright , safety Marcus Gilchrist , and linebacker Tahir Whitehead.
  • Roots Show at SXSW in Austin Is Canceled After Bomb Threat

    Roots Show at SXSW in Austin Is Canceled After Bomb Threat

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    He was taken into custody on third-degree felony charges of making a terroristic threat. Trevor Wilson Ingram was arrested shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday night. After working proactively with SXSW , the Austin Police Department, and other authorities, Bud Light believes this is the best course of action to ensure the safety of our guests, staff, and artists, and appreciate your understanding.
  • Bangladesh match marred by controversy

    Bangladesh match marred by controversy

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    Mahmudullah scored a magnificent 18-ball unbeaten 43, that included a six off the penultimate delivery, to pull off a thrilling two-wicket win, which was also marred by overflowing emotions with Shakib at the centre of that unwanted episode in the final over with Bangladesh needing 12 runs.
  • Jose Mourinho slams Manchester United's 'lack of personality and desire'

    Jose Mourinho slams Manchester United's 'lack of personality and desire'

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    It is fair to assume that plenty of Manchester United fans would rather have been sunning themselves on an island than watching the stodgy fare provided at Old Trafford. I told him already, he was the first one I spoke to individually in the dressing room. At the break, Mourinho hauled off Luke Shaw despite a decent 45 minutes from the defender, replacing him with Ashley Young.
  • Liverpool star Salah is

    Liverpool star Salah is "indescribable" says Gomez

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    Salah has drawn a lot of similarities to the five-time Ballon d'Or victor even with the resemblance of the goals being scored to which the German manager responded that Salah is mainly focused on his development. Speaking in the post-match press conference, the Liverpool boss said: "He doesn't think, and I don't think, it is too serious - but it was too serious to continue".
  • You can score free Little Caesars pizza, thanks to UMBC's win

    You can score free Little Caesars pizza, thanks to UMBC's win

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    Since that announcement, the news created Madness all across social media. The underdogs took down top-seeded Virginia by a score of 74-54, making tournament history . Little Caesars is going to stick by its promise. Offer expires and will not be redeemable after 1:00 p.m. There's only one free lunch box per order, so it will be best to order individually.
  • Mohamed Salah Tallies Four Goals As Liverpool Beats Watford At Anfield

    Mohamed Salah Tallies Four Goals As Liverpool Beats Watford At Anfield

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    Salah deservedly took the plaudits after the game, with Klopp even comparing the former AS Roma man with five time Ballon d'Or victor Messi in his post-match duties with Sky Sports . That is really special". Jurgen Klopp's men needed a bit of revitalising after their defeat to Manchester United, and Watford proved to be the ideal energy drink - as the Reds , led by the unstoppable Mohamed Salah simply steamrolled Javi Garcia's men.
  • Messi majestic in Chelsea defeat

    Messi majestic in Chelsea defeat

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    He created the second with a blistering run from the half-line which left three Chelsea defenders stumbling in his wake, before squaring the ball for Ousmane Dembele to rifle home his first goal for the club. ( BT Sport ) Conte spoke again with Messi as they headed towards the tunnel. It also caps a remarkable five days for the 30-year-old, who sat out Saturday's La Liga win over Malaga to attend to the birth of his third child.
  • England-born backrow Jake Polledri set for Italy debut vs. Scotland

    England-born backrow Jake Polledri set for Italy debut vs. Scotland

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    The Dark Blues have had a mixed campaign. On the road this time, they must show a clinical and ruthless streak to deliver the result that they desire. Victory at the Stadio Olimpico will see the Scots finish the championships with three victories out of five for the second year running and while that is little consolation after missing out on landing the main prize, Townsend does believe it represents progression.
  • Texas Tech Advances To Sweet 16 With Win Over Florida

    Texas Tech Advances To Sweet 16 With Win Over Florida

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    On the season, Florida basketball averages 76.1 points, 35.1 rebounds and 13.0 assists per game. Both teams traded five point leads in the second half as Allen's 3-pointer with 12:42 left gave Florida a 48-43 lead, but Tech answered and took control with a 15-3 run, make it an 8-point game, the largest margin of the night, though Florida responded, but could never get the deficit back below three.
  • Packers not in the running for CB Trumaine Johnson

    Packers not in the running for CB Trumaine Johnson

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    The New York Jets have been making noise in free agency this year, re-signing Josh McCown, in the mix for quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and signing running back Isaiah Crowell. NY finished last season ranked 21st against the pass, and the team had to nab a quality boundary corner with Morris Claiborne no longer under contract.
  • Juan Martin del Potro powers into final — ATP Indian Wells

    Juan Martin del Potro powers into final — ATP Indian Wells

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    In the storied history of Argentine tennis, only two players have cemented themselves in the "400 Wins Club": Guillermo Vilas and now Del Potro. "I couldn't fix the problem". Federer wins his sixth career Indian Wells title. The American was looking to advance to his first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 semi-final - but the 32nd seed reeled off four straight games to take the first set 7-5.
  • Astros to extend Altuve for 5 years, $150 million

    Astros to extend Altuve for 5 years, $150 million

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    The extension would kick in beginning with the 2020 season because Altuve's current contract already includes a $6.5 team option for 2019. This February, the second baseman let it be known that he wants to remain in Houston. Over the past two seasons, though, Altuve would slug 24 dingers apiece. The Astros core of George Springer, Carlos Correa , Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman should be around for a long time.
  • Poole's 3 at the buzzer sends MI to Hollywood

    Poole's 3 at the buzzer sends MI to Hollywood

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    It certainly was not their best outside shooting performance, but the last made three-pointer is the most important. The largest lead for either team throughout the contest was six points, held by MI on two separate occasions in the first half.
  • Hodgson hails Ivorian winger Zaha as Palace get out of bottom three

    Hodgson hails Ivorian winger Zaha as Palace get out of bottom three

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    Tomkins struck from close-range midway through the first period and Milivojevic converted a second-half penalty as Palace halted a four-game losing run to climb out of the bottom three. The Serbia midfielder's latest spot kick took him to seven goals for the season, making him an unlikely star in Palace's attempt to beat the drop.
  • John Stockton's son David signs 10-day contract with Utah Jazz

    John Stockton's son David signs 10-day contract with Utah Jazz

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    John Stockton , a Hall of Famer and 10-time All-Star, remains the NBA's all-time assists leader with 15,806. The signing also makes a lot of sense for Utah on the floor, especially given the current state of its point guard depth. He was named to the 2015 All NBA D-League Rookie Second Team following his first professional season. He's also shooting a career-high 45.0 percent from the field and 40.0 percent from three while launching almost five triples a night.
  • Man Utd bench Pogba and Sanchez for FA Cup quarter-final

    Man Utd bench Pogba and Sanchez for FA Cup quarter-final

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    The Red Devils will welcome Chris Hughton's side to Old Trafford in their FA Cup last-eight clash with a place in the semi-finals at Wembley up for grabs. Chances continued to fall Brighton's way, most notably for Locadia who headed wide at the back post when picked out in a promising position. It will be held at Old Trafford.
  • Pep's yellow ribbon an 'act of defiance' - FA

    Pep's yellow ribbon an 'act of defiance' - FA

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    Premier League leaders Manchester City will not relish the prospect of facing Liverpool for a place in the Champions League semi-finals, according to Reds boss Jurgen Klopp. Klopp took questions on the European fixture as he spoke ahead of today's Premier League home game against Watford. It should be noted that he is free to wear the ribbon anywhere else.
  • Penn State clinches 2018 NCAA wrestling team title with Bo Nickal's pin

    Penn State clinches 2018 NCAA wrestling team title with Bo Nickal's pin

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    The normally statuesque and composed Retherford admitted that the thought of this being his last bout at Penn State , coupled with the ramifications of the bout, led him to get emotional - something that's a rarity for him. Nolf will battle NC State's Hayden Hidlay - a central Pennsylvania native - in the 157-pound finals after Hidlay edged Michigan's Alec Pantaleo 3-2. "I wanted to protect my knee", Nolf said, "and basic wrestling is different from my normal style".
  • Mom of Duke's Wendell Carter Jr. was harassed by Rhode Island fans

    Mom of Duke's Wendell Carter Jr. was harassed by Rhode Island fans

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    No. 3 seed Michigan State could be the next team to reach the Sweet 16 in Omaha. The second-seeded Duke Blue Devils will face seventh-seeded Rhode Island on Saturday for the right to advance to the Sweet 16. The Duke Blue Devils (27-7) are coming from an 89-67 win over Iona in which Marvin Bagley III scored 22 points in 10 of 14 shooting from the field and 1 of 2 from the free throw line.
  • How Mourinho favourites Lukaku, Matic send Man Utd into semi-finals

    How Mourinho favourites Lukaku, Matic send Man Utd into semi-finals

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    Lukaku maintained his record of scoring in every round of this season's FA Cup, the Belgium worldwide powering in a header from Nemanja Matic's ideal cross. "I arrive here attacking players were hiding behind the defenders and not wanting the ball, defenders playing square passes and taking 10,12 passes to go from one line to another line".
  • Paul Ince Says Man United Have Got Worse Since Signing Alexis Sanchez

    Paul Ince Says Man United Have Got Worse Since Signing Alexis Sanchez

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    Be that as it may, Sanchez has uncovered how Wenger was frantic to make him sign another arrangement with the Gunners. The Chile global has scored one goal and registered two assists since his January switch from Arsenal, which saw Henrikh Mkhitaryan move the other way in a straight swap deal, but Sanchez is yet to hit top form in his ten appearances for Jose Mourinho's side.
  • AUDIO: Seton Hall Ready For Challenge of Top Seed Jayhawks

    AUDIO: Seton Hall Ready For Challenge of Top Seed Jayhawks

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    They'll have to beat the Pirates, who finally broke through for an NCAA win when they topped North Carolina State on Thursday. Seton Hall vs Kansas tv channel is on TBS. Seton Hall had two players foul out and the Wolfpack had three players relegated to the bench. Myles Powell added 19 points and Angel Delgado , who was one of the ones who fouled out, scored 13 for the Seton Hall (22-11).
  • Cat gets Besiktas in trouble with UEFA

    Cat gets Besiktas in trouble with UEFA

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    The surprise guest on the pitch in the clash between the leading Turkish and German sides was none other than a humble Istanbul cat who made a decision to catch a glimpse of the Champions League . Referee Michael Oliver stopped play as fans erupted in guffaws around the stadium before the cat obediently pawed its way off the pitch after a minute and play could restart.
  • UConn Women's Basketball Set Tournament Scoring Record During First-Round Blowout

    UConn Women's Basketball Set Tournament Scoring Record During First-Round Blowout

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    The tournament's top seed set a record for points in a tournament game and all-time NCAA records for points in a period (55 in the first) and a half (94 in the first). The Lady Huskies set four separate NCAA records in the first half alone. Alabama attempted 52 3's during the 1995 tournament. And UConn's 88-point margin of victory was the second-biggest in tournament history.
  • Wales holds off France to knock England into third

    Wales holds off France to knock England into third

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    Wales head coach Warren Gatland is due to name his starting line-up on Thursday, with a number of areas set for debate, including his starting back-row combination. They played well against Ireland in their first game, the first 40-50 minutes against Scotland, and they were outstanding against England last weekend.
  • Barcelona v Roma - Maicon: 'The first match will be decisive'

    Barcelona v Roma - Maicon: 'The first match will be decisive'

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    When Shakhtar defeated Roma 2-1 at home in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 clash, Cengiz Under scored in the 41st minute, netting his first-ever goal in the UEFA Champions League. We know Barcelona are one of the best teams in Europe, but we know that we can do well against them too. "You can't say we've had much luck: we've drawn the most hard team, the best team in the world", he said.
  • Chelsea eye move for Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey

    Chelsea eye move for Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey

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    Cesc Fabregas is out of contract at Stamford Bridge next summer while fellow midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko has flopped since joining from Monaco for £40million in the summer. Arsenal would be loathe to send another star asset across London following Olivier Giroud's switch but keeping Ramsey would risk losing him for nothing in 2019 as well as having to endure another season with a star player's future in the limelight.
  • Jack Marshman Pulled From UFC Fight Night London

    Jack Marshman Pulled From UFC Fight Night London

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    Volkov is not having that and we are back to standing. Heading into the championship rounds, Werdum continued to initiate single leg takedowns. Volkov didn't follow, but it didn't matter, since Werdum scored another takedown in the final minute.