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Sports UFC 224: Nunes vs
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Mackenzie Dern (*123) continues to struggle on the scale, as the highly touted prospect missed the mark for her fight against Amanda Bobby Cooper (116) by seven pounds. This is the third time Dern has missed weight in her young fight career. The card is headlined with women's bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes defending her title against Colorado's Raquel Pennington .

Sports Brad Shields released by NZ Rugby
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The Hurricanes lead the Crusaders by three points in the New Zealand conference, having played a match fewer than the reigning champions, who would be expected to return to the top after they host the Waratahs on Saturday. "We are releasing Brad with our best wishes, and we hope to see him achieve his goal of playing global rugby in June". During last year's November Internationals, Shields turned down a call-up to the All Blacks.

Sports Real Madrid boss Zidane talks Neymar as speculation hots up
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File image of Neymar . Neymar has set his sights on leaving Paris Saint-Germain for Real Madrid this summer after asking to "sit down and negotiate his departure", according to reports in Spain. I'm sorry, I responded with nothing got to do with the question but that's the way it is. "I was always afraid of making complete movements and I'd end up compensating".

Sports Marko Arnautovic: 'West Ham United deserve to be in Premier League'
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Mourinho made eight changes to his team as he prepares for the FA Cup final against his old club Chelsea next Saturday. A 0-0 draw at Anfield in the eighth game - which is around the time United fans realised their team wasn't going to win the league - was a fair enough result, but since then the rate has nearly halved to 46 goals in 30 league games.

Sports Possible ramifications of Daniel Ricciardo's contract decision
Author: 0 Possible ramifications of Daniel Ricciardo's contract decision

It's understood that Mercedes, Ferrari, Williams, Force India and Sauber voted in support of the jointly tabled FIA/F1 proposals, while Red Bull, McLaren , Renault, Toro Rosso and Haas were opposed. Ricciardo, a victor in China last month, said it was not just about the drivers, however. "But it was an accumulation of events and it was important to address all areas", he said.

Sports Minnesota Twins vs. Los Angeles Angels, 5-12
Author: 0 Minnesota Twins vs. Los Angeles Angels, 5-12

Not to mention the Los Angeles Angels have owned losing teams so far this season. For the visiting squad, Minnesota's pitching staff allowed 5.0 runs per game and its starters own a 4.41 ERA, 1.35 WHIP and 8.93 K/9. I have to side with the home team here. The Twins have gone 15-18 SU this year and are 19-13 against the spread (ATS). The Angels are 5-2 in their last 7 Friday games, 16-5 in their last 21 vs.

Sports NHL Western Conference final preview: Winnipeg Jets vs. Vegas Golden Knights
Author: 0 NHL Western Conference final preview: Winnipeg Jets vs. Vegas Golden Knights

Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck said, "We know there's a lot more hockey to be played and this is going to be a lot more demanding on our bodies and our chemistry". Saturday the schematics changed with them spending more than a period in the penalty box collectively. Tyler Myers scored the other goal for Winnipeg, while Blake Wheeler and Kyle Connor also had multi-point games for the Jets as they had two assists each.

Sports Chelsea charged for referee confrontation during draw against Huddersfield
Author: 0 Chelsea charged for referee confrontation during draw against Huddersfield

Goalkeeper: Thibaut Courtois is back in contention after recovering from a minor knock that kept him out of the Huddersfield game in weekend so Willy Caballero is set to make way following his error during the 1-1 draw. Chelsea simply have to win to stand any chance of snatching fourth place on the final day of the season when they take on Newcastle at St James' Park on Sunday afternoon .

Sports Stanley Cup Playoffs 2018: Conference Finals Predictions
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You make the United States for the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Friday night, you couldn't tell which team was which. Then this season happens. My life is way more important than the wins and losses and games. Defence is key in the playoffs, and Las Vegas has been good at keeping the puck out of their net, but the Jets just look like a team that can't be stopped.

Sports Webb Simpson ties course record, takes 5-shot lead at Players
Author: 0 Webb Simpson ties course record, takes 5-shot lead at Players

It's a phrase that likely won't make it into promotional materials for The Players Championship anytime soon. - Webb Simpson raced out to a big lead at the Players Championship on Friday and matched the course record at TPC Sawgrass - even with a ball in the water at the famed 17th island green hole.

Author: 0 Western Showdown: Rockets vs. Warriors

Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors defends against Chris Paul #3 of the Houston Rockets during the game between the two teams on January 20, 2018 at the Toyota Center in Houston , Texas. In their first matchup of the regular season, the Warriors were without Andre Iguodala for the entirety of the game, and without Draymond Green in the fourth quarter.

Sports Hawks name 76ers assistant Lloyd Pierce as head coach
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Pierce traveled to Atlanta and met with team officials, including Schlenk, on Friday at the team's facility. Lloyd Pierce has been on the Hawks' radar awhile, but it now appears that the Sixers' lead assistant is the favorite for the job.

Sports Australian skipper Tim Paine denies drift with David Warner
Author: 0 Australian skipper Tim Paine denies drift with David Warner

Justin Langer, who has been appointed as the new coach of Australian Cricket Team, said that the banned trio will be welcomed back after serving their sanctions. Australia will play an ODI series and a one-off Twenty20 in their first appearance since the ugly ball-tampering scandal. "It's something certainly we'll have to touch on because I think it's certainly going to be raised", he said .

Sports Matchroom Boxing Announces One Billion Dollar Deal With Perform
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Global streaming service DAZN is coming to the USA, and while details on specifically what that will entail are scarce at present, they'll definitely be showing boxing. His promoter Eddie Hearn said: "I met with Anthony and his coach Rob McCracken on Tuesday to discuss our next move". "America - we have well and truly arrived, let the fun begin".

Sports Patriots release Antonio Garcia, create void at LT
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A few practices into training camp a year ago, Garcia was sidelined, and the Patriots put him on reserve/non-football illness when the season started. The Patriots are now left with rookie Isaiah Wynn , Trent Brown , LaAdrian Waddle, Matt Tobin, Cole Croston, Ulrick John and Andrew Jelks as possibilities at left tackle.

Sports Winnipeg Jets advance to first ever Western Conference Final
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Outplayed Nashville, Nashville's out", said Javon Havelka, 12. The Jets' second line wasn't far behind, with Laine, Stastny and Nikolaj Ehlers scoring 183 points. That's why they have the home-ice advantage. But most of the regular-season series was a long time ago. You let your teammates down, and that's what happened tonight.

Sports Lightning, Capitals open Eastern Conference Final at Amalie Arena
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The first-year team will play the Winnipeg Jets , who will be searching for their first trip to the Stanley Cup Finals . Among the Lightning , Capitals, Jets and Golden Knights, only Tampa Bay has won the Stanley Cup, making this the first time the final four teams have combined for one title or fewer.

Sports WWE's Charlotte Flair To Undergo Surgery On Ruptured Breast Implant
Author: 0 WWE's Charlotte Flair To Undergo Surgery On Ruptured Breast Implant

It's not been a fantastic week for Charlotte , as she's reportedly undergoing surgery for another injury she's sustained and is the latest victim to have her teeth knocked out inside of a WWE ring. Dave Meltzer reports Flair was flown back to the United States and she will need to have dental surgery now. Flair officially qualified for the second annual women's MITB ladder match after pinning Peyton Royce on Tuesday's episode of SmackDown.

Sports Manchester United seal second place with stalemate at West Ham
Author: 0 Manchester United seal second place with stalemate at West Ham

Mourinho then has a further six days to decide on his team to take on Chelsea in the FA Cup final at Wembley. But they've finished second to, statistically, the best Premier League side ever and - aside from a poor Champions League exit at the hands of Sevilla and a shock League Cup defeat to Bristol City - they couldn't have expected any more from this season.

Sports Manchester United secure second place with West Ham draw
Author: 0 Manchester United secure second place with West Ham draw

De Gea was also named Manchester United Player of the Year for the fourth time, becoming the only United star to reach the milestone. The 27-year-old scooped the award after recording his 18th clean sheet of the season with one game still remaining.

Sports Romelu Lukaku is a major doubt for FA Cup final
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Romelu Lukaku remains in Belgium undergoing treatment on his ankle injury with Manchester United sweating on the striker's fitness for the FA Cup final. "He is in Belgium, having his treatment with communication between the doctors in Belgium and our medical department. So if we'd lost the match (against West Ham) and we needed the point against Watford , I would play Carrick the same", said Mourinho.

Sports Adrian Peterson would 'definitely be open' to Saints return
Author: 0 Adrian Peterson would 'definitely be open' to Saints return

It's hard to imagine the Saints signing Ingram to a lucrative contract extension before the season starts, both because of his looming suspension and because they have another rising star in Kamara. His 3.5 yards per carry as a Cardinal was a slight upgrade from the 3.0 he registered as a Saint. "I'm healthy and I'm ready to roll", Peterson told me by phone after leaving a workout Thursday afternoon.

Sports Guardiola hails Bernardo Silva as flawless Man City player
Author: 0 Guardiola hails Bernardo Silva as flawless Man City player

Thankfully, the win away at Swansea on Tuesday has essentially saved us from the drop. They are talented and dynamic and will punish their opposition if they make the smallest mistakes. I'm predicting a 2-1 win for City. If they're to beat Stoke handily, they'll be looking to Jordan Ayew to supply the goals. "It's something nobody ever did before, and we want to do it".

Sports Matt Harvey: Reds debut set for Friday
Author: 0 Matt Harvey: Reds debut set for Friday

He fell to 4-10 record with a 4.86 ERA in 2016 and had season-ending surgery in July. A tremendous prospect at the time I arrived, tremendous accomplishments during the course of my tenure here. It's still Major League Baseball. The righty has been rocked for 21 runs on 33 hits and nine walks with 20 strikeouts in 27 innings so far in 2018 as he still searches for his pre-thoracic-outlet-syndrome form.

Sports Brad Stevens Says He's Not the Coach of the Year
Author: 0 Brad Stevens Says He's Not the Coach of the Year

The award, named for longtime NBCA executive director Michael H. Goldberg, is voted on only by the league's head coaches. "The way that thing works is you get one vote", said Stevens. "As far as another coach looking at what he was able to accomplish, he's a role model for a lot of coaches", Stevens said. Brett Brown, Mike D'Antoni, Nate McMillan, Gregg Popovich, Doc Rivers, Quin Snyder and Terry Stotts each got at least one vote, but not Stevens.

Sports Maple Leafs promote Dubas to GM
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Marie Greyhounds in the Ontario Hockey League. With the Leafs, Dubas shared interim GM responsibilities with fellow Asst. Dubas joined the team as assistant general manager in 2014. He was recognized by Forbes magazine as one of the sports industry's rising stars under 30 in 2015. "To see how he interacts with our fans and the respect level that he has for the Maple Leafs for the people who love the Maple Leafs, for everyone in our office, it gives me great pride to announce today Kyle as ...

Sports Ishan Kishan turns on the heat on Kolkata
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Mumbai is back in the IPL . The highlight of Kishan's innings was the six off Kuldeep Yadav when he emulated his Jharkhand senior, MS Dhoni . "Also for Ben Cutting to come out and finish on a high, he hasn't got a lot of opportunities, but he backed himself to do that", said MI's skipper Rohit Sharma after the match.

Sports Chennai Super Kings bat vs Rajasthan Royals in vital IPL 2018 game
Author: 0 Chennai Super Kings bat vs Rajasthan Royals in vital IPL 2018 game

Qulifying for the playoffs is not a matter of anxiety for the visitors, leaving captain M.S. Dhoni and coach Stephen Fleming with the task of tying up loose ends and testing players in match situations. Fittingly, it was Buttler who hit the winning runs. The Royals have had a roller-coaster ride as they win one and then lose again. CSK have been excellent throughout the season with skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni in roaring form.

Sports Will Tony Stark be Spider-Man's Uncle Ben in Avengers 4?
Author: 0 Will Tony Stark be Spider-Man's Uncle Ben in Avengers 4?

Infinity War co-director opened up on the Happy Sad Confused Podcast about the creative decision to have Hulk refuse to enter the fray for the remainder of the movie, and his reasoning is far more emotionally insightful than that. Just kidding, we totally know what's going to happen in Avengers 4 and in the MCU once the old guard passes the Infinity Gauntlet to these young pups.