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So close: Justin Rose comes up short in bid for green jacket

He missed this one, too, and headed into a playoff against Rose, only this time he didn't lose hope. Then Rose birdied his way back into a tie. Four-times major victor Ernie Els playing in his 23rd Masters, took what could have been his final bow at Augusta National, signing off with six-over 78 leaving the South African rock bottom of leaderboard on 20-over. Read More

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How busy could this hurricane season be? CSU researchers offer their predictions

How busy could this hurricane season be? CSU researchers offer their predictions

Colorado State meteorologist Phil Klotzbach said that of the four predicted hurricanes, two should be major hurricanes - category 3, 4 or 5 - with sustained wind speeds of 111 miles per hour or greater. According to AccuWeather meteorologist Dan Kottlowski: "The big factor is going to be the fact that we now believe El Niño will come on board sometime during the summer and will continue all the way through the rest of the hurricane season". Read More

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Kane in line to return against Watford

Crystal Palace breathed new life into a title race that appeared to be foregone conclusion before their unexpected win at Stamford Bridge last weekend. Son ensured Spurs reached half-time with the third fine goal of the half a minute before the interval. Kieran Trippier stunned a volley across the face of goal and, although the Netherlands global was partially unsighted by Watford defender Adrian Mariappa, Janssen inexplicably managed to hit the crossbar after the ball spun up off his ... Read More

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Kyle Lowry returns, Raptors beat Pistons 105-102

Kyle Lowry returns, Raptors beat Pistons 105-102

Lowry said earlier this week that he wouldn't come back and be anxious about reinjuring the wrist. "I saw that", said head coach Dwane Casey of the Stephenson apology that was shown on various sportscasts in the U.S. DeMar DeRozan followed with a 20-footer to give the Raptors a 104-100 lead with 25.6 seconds left. There was a kickout by DeRozan to Serge Ibaka , who also struggled with his shot, for a corner three-ball that provided Toronto with a three-point lead. Read More

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Georgetown Basketball Names Patrick Ewing Head Coach

Georgetown Basketball Names Patrick Ewing Head Coach

According to various reports, Ewing will sign a multi-year deal with the school and vacate his position as an assistant with the Charlotte Hornets immediately. Ewing, 54, joins Chris Mullin of St. John's as the only Division I head coaches who were Hall of Famers as players. Many in the coaching community have long believed that there is a stigma against big men, and the wait that Ewing, an Olympian and one of the NBA's 50 greatest players, had to endure provides plenty of evidence. Read More

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Louis ownership group member

Louis ownership group member

Proposition 2, which would have used about $50 million from an increase in business use tax revenue to subsidize the construction of an MLS stadium, won a majority of support in only eight of the city's 28 wards. Jim Kavanaugh, vice chairman of SC STL, said the vote "is likely the final stage of our journey". It certainly sounded like the end. St. Louis University High School graduate and former MLS star Taylor Twellman also made an impassioned plea to voters, but it was not enough. Read More

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McIlroy admits he would think twice about another round with Trump

McIlroy admits he would think twice about another round with Trump

How is this in the spirit of the game, how is this fair? Thompson was penalised two strokes for an incorrect ball placement and two strokes for an incorrect scorecard. Just the way I played coming in. I'm so blessed to have you all as my fans. And I hope everyone knows that. As a result, the then current tournament leader incurred a mind blowing 4-stroke penalty, effectively stealing the first major championship of the year from the 22-year-old Florida native. Read More

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House Republicans Renew Plans to Repeal Obamacare After Failed First Attempt

Chuck Shumer of NY and Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California - said they are willing to try to find common ground but only if the president stops trying to repeal the existing law, also known as Obamacare. "We are going to move on with rest of our agenda, keep that on track, while we work the health care problem", he said. Alabama Republican Mo Brooks wants a vote on a measure that goes further in repealing Obama's overhaul. Read More

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Diego Maradona To Sue Konami

Diego Maradona To Sue Konami

But it seems the man responsible for The Hand of God that dispatched England from the '86 world cup isn't pleased with his inclusion, suggesting his permission was not sought by Konami. Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 was released on Sony, Microsoft and PC systems in September past year, and one of the reasons why football fans keep returning to the game is the MyClub mode that allows players to take control of all-time favourites. Read More

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