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Sports Golfer Tony Finau appears to dislocate his ankle celebrating hole-in-one
Author: 0 Golfer Tony Finau appears to dislocate his ankle celebrating hole-in-one

He appeared to pop the ankle back into place before standing and limping noticeably back toward the tee box. Golf.com reported that Finau was able to continue his round. He played on for two holes following the dislocation. Gary Nicklaus, known as GT, scored his first-ever ace and had his grandfather in tears in a wild celebration.

Sports Yankees fans boo Stanton after strikeouts as Ohtani equals Babe Ruth's feat
Author: 0 Yankees fans boo Stanton after strikeouts as Ohtani equals Babe Ruth's feat

The reigning AL MVP struck out five times in a game for the first time in his career and fans of the Bronx Bombers were not happy about it. "That's what a cleanup hitter does - clean up the garbage in front of you". The Reds and Cubs were postponed in Cincinnati due to stormy weather. Even without the Vaseline - and the accompanying jokes - Kiermaier said the conditions were more comfortable than he expected, though having wet feet was an issue.

Sports Oklahoma teachers prepare to take school funding quest on the road
Author: 0 Oklahoma teachers prepare to take school funding quest on the road

Ravi Patel, a senior at Southmoore High School, says public education in Oklahoma is as bad or worse than education in developing nations. Schools were shut down in Oklahoma because of the strike. Many legislators are forced to choose between placating constituents angry over years of education cuts and conservative supporters who want smaller government and low taxes.

Sports Liverpool apologizes after City team bus struck by objects
Author: 0 Liverpool apologizes after City team bus struck by objects

Only one club has beaten Manchester City during the 2017-18 Premier League campaign. Guardiola introduced Raheem Sterling, who endured regular booing from the stands, but failed to influence the game on the pitch. Mignolet was on the bench supporting the Reds after recently losing his place to goalkeeper Loris Karius . - Liverpool are unbeaten at home in European competition since October 2014 (0-3 vs Real Madrid) and have extended their run without defeat to 15 European games ...

Sports A Masters for the aged? Woods and Mickelson hope so
Author: 0 A Masters for the aged? Woods and Mickelson hope so

Rose, who was the runner-up at the 2017 Masters , has had five top-10 finishes in the event and is also playing well so far this season, with three top-5 placings. There's a school of thought that the unique shaping of holes around Augusta is perfectly suited who those who like to work the ball from right to left.

Sports 76ers set to unveil sculpture of Julius 'Dr. J' Erving
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For example, Simmons' Player Efficiency Rating, or PER, is higher (19.8) than the one James produced in 2003-04 (18.3), as is his total win shares (8.5 to 5.1), box plus-minus (4.4 to 1.9), a box score estimate of the points per 100 possessions a player contributed above a league-average player, translated to an average team, and value over a replacement player (11.3 wins compared to 8.4).

Sports Ronaldo Stuns Juventus With Two Strikes, Bayern Win Sevilla
Author: 0 Ronaldo Stuns Juventus With Two Strikes, Bayern Win Sevilla

The victory underlined Real Madrid's credentials as one of the favourites to win the Champions League , as they now already have one foot in the semi-finals courtesy of the fantastic victory against the in-form Italian giants. Sevilla now needs an unlikely triumph against the Germans in Munich in next Wednesday's second leg to reach the Champions League semifinals for the first time.

Sports Pogba: I have no issue with Mourinho
Author: 0 Pogba: I have no issue with Mourinho

He did, however, start and finish Saturday's Premier League victory over Swansea, and when speaking to French broadcaster TF1 he stressed there is no problem between him and Mourinho. United is second in the Premier League this season and 16 points adrift of champion-elect City ahead of Sunday's (AEST) Manchester derby. "They (Swansea) didn't cross the halfway line, they didn't have one shot".

Sports Jack Nicklaus' grandson aces final hole of Masters par-three contest
Author: 0 Jack Nicklaus' grandson aces final hole of Masters par-three contest

Finau is reported to have said to a passer by "we'll see" about his chances of playing in the tournament, but there's no official reaction as yet. When he got up, it looked like he snapped his ankle back in place. His grandson was caddying for him. He said: "What I did doesn't make any difference to me". Call it the hole-in-one celebration gone wrong. "I said, "well I think you're going to make a hole-in-one".

Sports Julian Edelman helps stop potential school shooter via social media
Author: 0 Julian Edelman helps stop potential school shooter via social media

And sure enough, Moen found the threatening statement: "I'm going to shoot my school up watch the news". Edelman, who was in Texas at the time , immediately alerted his assistant Shannen Moen in Boston, asking her to look through the hundreds of comments left on his most recent post.

Sports Are Miami Heat, Gastonia's Hassan Whiteside headed for divorce?
Author: 0 Are Miami Heat, Gastonia's Hassan Whiteside headed for divorce?

Whiteside had quite a rise in recent seasons, after being a second-round pick of the Sacramento Kings back in 2010 out of Marshall. But the loss was just the beginning of their problems. "I don't know if it's because I'm on a minutes restriction". "But the minutes have been like that all year". "It's just really frustrating and its been frustrating".

Sports RGIII gets 1-year deal to be Ravens backup
Author: 0 RGIII gets 1-year deal to be Ravens backup

Cleveland released Griffin in March 2017, a steep fall from grace for a QB who went second overall in the 2012 NFL Draft and garnered Offensive Rookie of the Year honors with the Washington Redskins in 2012. The former Heisman Trophy victor and No. 2 overall pick in the 2012 draft still has to make the team. The QB completed 72.5 percent of his passes for 232 yards, two touchdowns and one interception, his best game of that season.

Sports Multiple teams already prepping trade offers for Kawhi Leonard
Author: 0 Multiple teams already prepping trade offers for Kawhi Leonard

Despite not having great communication between the Spurs and Leonard's camp this season, Windhorst said that he still believes Kawhi's future remains in a silver and black uniform. That last part is especially interesting as it relates to the Cleveland Cavaliers. While it certainly looks like Leonard is erring on the side of caution since he's eligible for a super-max extension in the summer, his inability to return to the club while they're in the middle of a fight to get into the ...

Sports Salah 100% deserves PFA Player of the Year award: Klopp
Author: 0 Salah 100% deserves PFA Player of the Year award: Klopp

De Bruyne and Salah are expected to go head-to-head this evening as City take on Liverpool in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final. "I am very pleased with how I have played and I didn't expect to be this good this season to be honest", he continued. With the domestic title nearly secure, De Bruyne and the rest of the City squad can now focus fully on their bid to conquer Europe.

Sports Mavs' Noel, Jazz's Sefolosha get 5-game drug bans
Author: 0 Mavs' Noel, Jazz's Sefolosha get 5-game drug bans

According to multiple reports, the violations stem from marijuana use. Sefolosha, who had season-ending knee surgery in January, will begin his suspension with the next regular-season or playoff game he's physically able to compete in. Sefolosha's ban will begin with the next National Basketball Association regular season game for which he is fit and eligible to play. The second $5.25 million becomes guaranteed if the Jazz do not waive him by July 1.

Sports Wenger: Arsenal must produce top class performance to beat CSKA
Author: 0 Wenger: Arsenal must produce top class performance to beat CSKA

However the 29-year-old Armenian - who lifted the trophy with Jose Mourinho's Manchester United last season by beating Ajax in the final - is not taking anything for granted against manager Viktor Goncharenko's side. I have always hard games against Russian teams. "If you want to go far you have to accept at some stage that you have to play first at home and then away".

Sports Ohtani hits 1st homer in majors in 1st at-bat in LA
Author: 0 Ohtani hits 1st homer in majors in 1st at-bat in LA

When Ohtani got to the dugout, he got the silent treatment from his Angels teammates, and made sure to start the celebration himself before getting a curtain call from the home crowd. He enjoyed an illustrious five-year spell with the Nippon Ham Fighters in Japan's professional baseball league, winning the NPB's Best Nine award - given to the best player in his position - twice as a pitcher and once as a designated hitter.

Sports Blue Jays star Donaldson back at third base after 'dead-arm' phase
Author: 0 Blue Jays star Donaldson back at third base after 'dead-arm' phase

The Blue Jays have hit at least one home run in each of their first six games. He pitched 4.2 innings and allowed two earned runs on four hits to take the loss. Chase Anderson went four innings in his start for the Brewers, allowing four earned runs and eight hits while striking out five without a walk. On the positive side, Happ struck out nine, but he also allowed four earned runs, including home runs to Tim Anderson and Avisail Garcia, a towering 481-foot shot with an exit velocity of ...

Sports Mohamed Salah is THIS good says Reds defender Virgil van Dijk
Author: 0 Mohamed Salah is THIS good says Reds defender Virgil van Dijk

It's totally different. I played at the weekend like a defensive midfielder, so how you can compare me to an inside forward? " I am happy that I don't have to make this decision ". To maintain the level the amount of games I have played, the amount of minutes, I am very pleased with that'. "You can not compare, it is impossible", De Bruyne added.

Sports Lightning blank Bruins to set single-season points record
Author: 0 Lightning blank Bruins to set single-season points record

Acquired at the trade deadline, Nash scored three goals and registered three assists in his 11 games with Boston prior to the injury. That's what happened Tuesday, only the Lightning played perhaps a little better than a little better. Kevan Miller and Matt Grzelcyk have been effective enough as a pair to keep them together down the stretch and into the playoffs. The Lightning registered 33 shots in the first two periods, while the Bruins mustered 21.

Author: 0 Antonio Conte Looking Forward to Leaving, Says Former Chelsea Boss

He has only made two appearances since the turn of the year - both in the FA Cup - and was left out of the squad that travelled to Chelsea without an explanation from Pochettino. The 46 percent increase in revenues - to June 30, 2017 -was largely due to the new Premier League TV deal and Spurs' participation in the Champions League , which they look likely to secure again next season.

Sports 'Initial Coin Offering' Duped Folks for $32 Million, SEC Says
Author: 0 'Initial Coin Offering' Duped Folks for $32 Million, SEC Says

Both individuals told potential investors that the company was working on a Visa and MasterCard-backed debit card that would covertly cryptocurrencies into U.S. Neither celebrity is accused in the scheme which the SEC said raised more than $32 million from thousands of investors. In addition, Farkas and Sharma "created fictional executives with impressive biographies" to promote the ICO and posted false and misleading marketing materials on the company's website.

Sports One player believes he 'deserves' Player Of The Year over Salah
Author: 0 One player believes he 'deserves' Player Of The Year over Salah

Liverpool is now third in the Premier League , 18 points adrift of Manchester City , but stands as the only side to have defeated Pep Guardiola's team in the league this season and will clash with it again in Thursday's (AEST) UEFA Champions League quarter-final first leg.

Sports Rangers CF DeShields to miss 4-6 weeks
Author: 0 Rangers CF DeShields to miss 4-6 weeks

Clevenger scattered four hits and struck out five over 5 1/3 innings as Cleveland spoiled the Angels' home opener. In his career, Wright Jr.is 0-1 with a 9.00 ERA and 4 strikeouts against Houston . The game's current runline odds sit at +225 for betting the Orioles +1.5 runs and -245 for the Astros -1.5. Roberto Osuna worked the ninth for his second save.

Sports Golovkin to fight on May 5th
Author: 0 Golovkin to fight on May 5th

Middleweight boxer Canelo Alvarez of Mexico and WBC/WBA/IBF middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin of Kazakhstan pose during a news conference at MGM Grand hotel and casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., September 13, 2017. "To my fans, I have not let you down". From here on out, I will take increased precaution to ensure this never happens again. Earlier this year, Alvarez said he was "surprised and bothered" by the adverse test findings and that he was "an athlete who respects the sport".

Sports Matip ruled out for rest of Liverpool's season
Author: 0 Matip ruled out for rest of Liverpool's season

Ragnar Klavan , who hasn't started a game since New Year's Day and hasn't even made the bench for seven of the last nine Premier League games, is the only other fit centre back. "He should be back for the start of pre-season". Their confidence is probably at an extremely high level but we are also in a good moment. The Cameroon worldwide has formed a valuable partnership with Dutch center back Virgil Van Dijk , who became the world's most expensive defender when he joined for 75 million ...

Sports How ball-tampering saga has unfolded — TIMELINE
Author: 0 How ball-tampering saga has unfolded — TIMELINE

Warner who was the vice-captain of the Aussie team can never become the captain of the team in his lifetime while Smith can resume his captaincy after completion of the ban period. "They created this character, now they're throwing him out as the scapegoat". It has already claimed the scalps of three Australian players including captain Steve Smith , vice-captain David Warner and coach Darren Lehmann - although the coach was cleared of any role in the ball-tampering saga.

Sports Patrons enjoy start of Masters week with Practice Rounds
Author: 0 Patrons enjoy start of Masters week with Practice Rounds

Open showdown. Tiger Woods calls it a miracle that he's stalking a 15th major title at Augusta National this week, just a year after he could barely sit through the Masters champions' dinner. "I want those guys, the younger guys, like Rory, Justin Thomas , Rickie (Fowler ) and Spieth, who have never seen him at his best, to experience that".

Sports The Patriots are reportedly trading Brandin Cooks to the Rams
Author: 0 The Patriots are reportedly trading Brandin Cooks to the Rams

Along with No. 23 overall, they also have the No. 31, No. 43 and No. 63 picks. In exchange, the Patriots receive the 23rd overall pick and an additional sixth-round selection in the 2018 NFL Draft . Additionally, Schefter notes that the Rams will likely not pursue Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr . He's a dynamic playmaker with elite speed, perfectly fitting the Rams' offense with Sammy Watkins now in Kansas City.