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Although none of the aforementioned players will serve as starters for the Braves, Atlanta is attempting to rebound from a disappointing 2016 campaign and will likely need all the help they can get. "It's going to be a couple weeks, for sure". Starting catcher Rene Rivera singled to open up the inning before Flores hit into the fielder's choice.
  • Cleveland Browns' Brock Osweiler scared by fake snake

    Cleveland Browns' Brock Osweiler scared by fake snake

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    At some point, a better option should come along. Jackson said it's premature to discuss Kaepernick's political protests, but the organization would need to talk about all of the variables if it decides to pursue him. 2 pick in the 2012 draft spent his 2015 season in Washington on the bench. "We're going to do anything and everything we think we can", Jackson said, "but I can't comment on other team's players".
  • Ricciardo starts Australian GP from pit-lane

    Ricciardo starts Australian GP from pit-lane

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    Ricciardo, racing on home tarmac, had endured a hard week already having crashed on Saturday to qualify in 10th place - five spots behind his younger team-mate Max Verstappen. "It's not Daniel's day", Red Bull team chief Christian Horner said. On both occasions the auto just came to a stop so I couldn't do anything else.
  • Benzema Warns Mbappe Against Leaving Monaco Too Soon

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    So when I'm not on the list, I'm disappointed. "It's very hard", the 29-year-old added. "He's a mix of Zidane and Ronaldo, so for me he is the world's best number nine". In December, a French court rejected Benzema's request to have the investigation into his alleged involvement in the sex-tape case dropped, with it likely to go to trial later this year.
  • Oklahoma men's basketball: Michael Porter Jr. intrigued by Sooners, Trae Young

    Oklahoma men's basketball: Michael Porter Jr. intrigued by Sooners, Trae Young

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    Porter Jr. said that the Sooners were one of the teams he was considering even before a release from Washington would allow contact between the schools and Porter Jr . "It's a lot of chaos, but at the same time it's a blessing that I came here in the first place". The selection process is administered by the Gatorade high school sports leadership team in partnership with the Gatorade Player of the Year Selection Committee, which work with top sport-specific experts and a media advisory board ...
  • Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius could miss month of April with shoulder injury

    Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius could miss month of April with shoulder injury

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    Torres is scheduled to start the season at Class AA Trenton. The Yankees are expecting Gregorius to return at the end of April after he suffered a shoulder strain from playing second base in the World Baseball Classic . The Yankees' Didi Gregorius follows through on a sixth-inning home run against the Red Sox at Yankee Stadium on September 27, 2016. In 153 games played last season with New York, Gregorius slashed.276/.304/.447 (97 OPS+) over 597 plate appearances, along with a ...
  • March Madness Ratings At 24-Year High

    March Madness Ratings At 24-Year High

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    All users of the NCAA March Madness Live VR app will have additional access to highlights from each game, statistics, scoreboards and shot charts, too. Update: Intel , Turner Sports, CBS Sports and the NCAA announced a broader, multi-year deal to provide "Intel True VR" technology for this year's tournament.
  • NCAA Tournament Ratings At 24-Year High Through First Weekend

    NCAA Tournament Ratings At 24-Year High Through First Weekend

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    Watching the college basketball's Big Dance in virtual reality for a second year comes as two of the sport's biggest conferences, the Big East and the ACC, aired their tournaments in VR earlier this month. Oculus, along with the NCAA, Intel, and Turner Sports, have chosen an interesting pricing model. Intel True VR will deliver immersive VR experiences with live and on-demand sports experiences, in-game highlights, and produced game feeds to bring the in-stadium experience to life from ...
  • Cali's method to his March Madness

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    It is a good, but not flawless, bracket. By the time he'd gotten off the floor and was to the right side of UNC's three-point arc, the Tar Heels were quickly back on offense and Berry intentionally stayed out of the fast break play. TOP PLAYERS: Both teams feature a conference player of the year. But after losing in the title game, North Carolina is back, still waiting for punishment.
  • Leicester City draw Atlético Madrid in Champions League quarter finals

    Leicester City draw Atlético Madrid in Champions League quarter finals

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    Barcelona's reward for that remarkable comeback against PSG is a repeat of the 2015 Champions league final against Juventus, while Man City's conquerors Monaco will play Borussia Dortmund. Leicester City's Champions League dream continued with probably the surprise result of the round, Jamie Vardy's away goal in a 2-1 first leg in Seville defeat proved to be crucial.
  • Chelsea boss to be offered huge deal to quit Stamford Bridge

    Chelsea boss to be offered huge deal to quit Stamford Bridge

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    This season in the Premier League, Antonio Conte is on the verge of winning the League title with Chelsea as the Blues are now topping the standings and are favored to be crowned Champions at the end of the season. Eden Hazard will not be cowed by any team looking to use unfair means to shackle him, says Chelsea manager Antonio Conte . He continued: "I have a good relationship [with the board], when I need something I speak with the club and we always try to find the right solution ...
  • Sizing John claims Gold Cup crown for Jessica Harrington and Robbie Power

    Sizing John claims Gold Cup crown for Jessica Harrington and Robbie Power

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    Willie Mullins-trained DJAKADAM is an obvious candidate as he bids to better his second place finishes in the last two runnings. Native River (7-2) was a short-head away in third and Djakadam - twice the runner-up - was fourth. "It is the jewel in the crown", she said. Harrington labelled the victory "amazing", and added: "It's his jumping that got him here". The worry about Cue Card is that he is 11, and no horse aged older than 10 has won the Gold Cup since 1969.
  • Mata fires Man Utd into Europa League quarter-finals

    Mata fires Man Utd into Europa League quarter-finals

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    Manager Jose Mourinho will have been saddened to see Paul Pogba pull up with what appeared to be a hamstring injury early in the second half, however. There was no sign of Rooney at Wednesday's training session after he sustained a knock in a training-ground collision with Phil Jones, and Mourinho confirmed that he is still receiving treatment.
  • Jets reportedly expect LB Dont'a Hightower to stick with Patriots after meeting

    Jets reportedly expect LB Dont'a Hightower to stick with Patriots after meeting

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    As it turned out, the 27-year-old landed a deal worth $10.875 million in average annual value, which is the second most in the National Football League among middle linebackers ( Luke Kuechly ). He earned $7.751 million in 2016, as the Patriots had picked up the fifth-year option of the five-year contract he had signed as a rookie. His fourth-quarter strip sack of Matt Ryan in the Super Bowl was one of the key plays in New England's historic 25-point comeback victory over the Atlanta ...
  • Will The Saints Sign Malcolm Butler This Week?

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    He's coming off one of the best statistical seasons of his storied career - one in which he finished second in NFL MVP voting and led the Patriots to their fifth Super Bowl title since 2002. If you would like to receive an email each time a new New England Patriots article is published, fill out our email notification form . It makes sense for Cooks to gravitate to the slot, given that outside receivers not named Randy Moss typically don't fare as well in the New England system.
  • UConn women's basketball won't travel far in bid to reach Final Four

    UConn women's basketball won't travel far in bid to reach Final Four

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    They earned the No. 5 seed in the Lexington Region, matched up against No. 12 Western Kentucky. Ticket information will be released later tonight and available at www.ukathletics.com/ncaatickets. Under Clark-Heard, WKU has made two NCAA Tournament appearances - losing at Baylor (87-74) in 2014 and falling to Texas (66-64) in 2015 at Berkeley, California.
  • Texas Southern, North Carolina Central Learn NCAA Opponents

    Texas Southern, North Carolina Central Learn NCAA Opponents

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    The Ohio State women's basketball team is going dancing. There will be cries of Duke bias if they get the top seed. The Buckeyes are making their 24th NCAA Tournament and has an all-time record of 26-23. State Wolfpack (22-8) are the No. 6 seed and have a first-round game against No. 11 Auburn (17-14). Kentucky (21-10) finished the regular season tied for third place in the Southeastern Conference and was eliminated in the semifinals of the SEC Tournament by eventual champion SC.
  • Raiders sign All-Pro kick returner Cordarrelle Patterson

    Raiders sign All-Pro kick returner Cordarrelle Patterson

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    But last season, he managed to haul in 74 percent of the passes thrown his way (52 receptions on 70 targets) for 453 yards and a pair of scores. However, he never met lofty expectations as a receiver in his four Minnesota seasons after being taken with the No.
  • Shakespeare given Leicester manager's job for rest of season

    Shakespeare given Leicester manager's job for rest of season

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    The Foxes have won back-to-back premier league games for the first time this season, since his appointment as interim manager. The revolutionary live stream experience will also be provided on the BT Sport app, while our Leicester City v Sevilla TV coverage will air on BT Sport 2, BT Sport 2 HD and BT Sport 4K UHD .
  • Miracle workers Barcelona shocked by Deportivo

    Miracle workers Barcelona shocked by Deportivo

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    Real Madrid , their main rivals for the top flight title this season, are just a point behind with two games in hand. Luis Suarez equalised for Barcelona a minute into the second half but Deportivo had the last laugh with Alejandro Bergantinos scoring the victor in the 74th minute.