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Hype For Brock Lesnar vs. Goldberg At WWE WrestleMania 33

Owens never looked or carried himself like a real champion. With Jericho expected to depart WWE for the summer to tour with his band Fozzy, Owens presumably wins the title. I mean, Goldberg and Lesnar are guaranteed an absolutely brutal 4-minute match and will be exhausted afterward, ripe for the picking. The pay-per-view will cost £14.95 for viewers in the United Kingdom and €21.95 for customers in the Republic of Ireland. Read More

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Murray breezes past off-colour Verdasco to claim Dubai title

Murray breezes past off-colour Verdasco to claim Dubai title

The Spaniard said: "I'll just try to recover and be as ready as possible". Trailing by a set, Murray held on in an epic second set, saving seven match points to win the tie break 20-18. "He's number one in the world right now". However, it is not just Murray who has had mixed fortunes. Djokovic, who was beaten by Australia's Nick Kyrgios in the Mexican Open quarter-finals earlier this week, is the defending champion at Indian Wells. Read More

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Rory McIlroy's lead evaporates as world number one Dustin Johnson signals intent

Rory McIlroy's lead evaporates as world number one Dustin Johnson signals intent

Playing in his first tournament since mid-January after being sidelined with a rib injury, McIlroy recorded an eagle for the second straight day to go with six birdies in moving to 9-under 133 through 36 holes. Fortunately for Mickelson, his brother Tim had been alerted to the problem and was on hand to take over on the bag as his sibling looked to remain in contention for a third World Golf Championship title. Read More

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Hawks get Ersan Ilyasova, trade Tiago Splitter to Sixers

He also will become a free agent after the season. The 29-year-old Ilyasova isn't fit for the rebuild process, but at 15 points per game on 36 percent 3-point shooting, is a solid floor-stretching pickup for the Hawks. They will return from the All-Star break in fifth place in the Eastern Conference, a half-game behind Toronto. It becomes the second time this season Ilyasova has been traded, as he was acquired by Philadelphia from the Oklahoma City Thunder on November 1. Read More

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Simmons ruled out for National Basketball Association season

Simmons ruled out for National Basketball Association season

Philadelphia drafted the 20-year-old Simmons first overall after a single season at LSU that saw him average 19.2 points, 11.8 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 2.0 steals per game. And we weren't going to put Ben Simmons in a place where he was (susceptible) to a re-fracture. "Unfortunately, Ben is going to sit out". According to the Philadelphia News , which cited unidentified sources , this week's doctor's visit "revealed an inside portion of the bone wasn't fully mended together". Read More

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Roy Williams Shares Thoughts On Pitino, UNC Fan Incident

Roy Williams Shares Thoughts On Pitino, UNC Fan Incident

Trend: The Cardinals are 1-7 ATS in their last eight games as road underdogs. UofL suffered a major blow in its quest to win a conference championship this year, dropping an ACC showdown to league leader North Carolina. State and Virginia by 24 each. The Cardinals are scoring more than 77 points per game, while allowing just over 61 per game. And Louisville played like a team that still has to learn a thing or two about getting there. Read More

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Carolina on his mind: Victor Cruz visits Panthers

After missing nearly two full seasons with a torn patellar tendon and a calf injury in 2014 and 2015, Cruz returned to form in 2016, recording 39 receptions for 586 yards. Although the Giants played Cruz primarily out wide with rookie Sterling Shepherd eating up looks on the inside, his solid work on short to intermediate passes gives hope to him fulfilling the aforementioned Cotchery role. Read More

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Hundreds rally at Idaho Capitol in support of public education

Hundreds rally at Idaho Capitol in support of public education

But DeVos now has a few words to share with her opponents. Teachers may love their public school system, but they certainly don't love the children in it trying to get an education. This flexibility earned Torossian's school a spot on the 2012 U.S News and World Report's list of best high schools. Fortunately, the damage that DeVos is able to inflict on public schools may be limited. Read More

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Canadian tennis star honors date request after Patriots rally in Super Bowl

Canadian tennis star honors date request after Patriots rally in Super Bowl

Bouchard arranged the blind date to take place during Brooklyn Jets' match against Milwaukee in the National Basketball Association, and she provided updates on her personal Twitter account throughout the night. After Tom Brady inspired the miraculous win, Bouchard agreed to honour the bet with the complete stranger. On Wednesday night, the Canadian tweeted a two-person selfie photo with her date saying: "Just met my "Super Bowl Twitter Date" John". Read More

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Karlie Kloss apologises for controversial geisha photoshoot in Vogue

Karlie Kloss apologises for controversial geisha photoshoot in Vogue

Kloss took to her Twitter on Wednesday to address the shoot, writing that she was "truly sorry for participating in a shoot that was not culturally sensitive". She then pledged to "ensure my future shoots and projects reflect that mission". Vogue also chose to pull the spread off their website! The model has also been criticized for wearing a Native American headdress in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show and posing in an editorial alongside a Black baby wrapped in chains . Read More

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Judge Sends $100M Armstrong Lawsuit To Jury Trial

Judge Sends $100M Armstrong Lawsuit To Jury Trial

Either way, the wording in the ruling, filed Monday by U.S. District Judge Christopher Cooper, suggests that the Postal Service team's success and the positive media exposure it provided may pose difficulties in winning full damages, primarily because it's hard to determine market value for "personal or professional services like those provided by the bicycle team". Read More

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Assorted damage reported in Surigao City due to 6.7-magnitude quake

Assorted damage reported in Surigao City due to 6.7-magnitude quake

The officials said that nearly 100 aftershocks have been felt after the huge quake. The city's airport was temporarily closed due to deep cracks in the runway, aviation officials said. The quake, which hit the southern region of Philippines damaged buildings and an airport and knocked out power in vast areas, officials on Saturday said, according to Associated Press reports. Read More

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Russia's Mariya Savinova Banned, Stripped Off London Olympics Gold For Doping

Russia's Mariya Savinova Banned, Stripped Off London Olympics Gold For Doping

The 31-year-old Savinova was among the athletes that a commission set up by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) recommended be banned for life in 2015. Savinova joins a long list of Russian athletes who have been punished for their part in the country's state-sponsored doping programme. The six-meet IAAF Golden League was discontinued the following season to pave way for the current IAAF Diamond League circuit. Read More

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Is Kyle Shanahan Ready To Be A Head Coach?

Regarding the six-year deals both Lynch and Shanahan received, 49ers CEO Jed York explained the reasoning behind that decision. The 49ers parted ways with their last two coaches after just one year of multi-year contracts. Shanahan is the son of two-time Super Bowl winning head coach Mike Shanahan , who also won a title as offensive coordinator in San Francisco in 1994. Read More

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