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Open, at Torrey Pines. Former world number one Jason Day of Australia and five-time major-winner Phil Mickelson are also entered in a tournament due to feature 19 of the world's top 50.It has been a while since Woods featured that high in the rankings, but the former world number one is sure to be the focus of attention in his first official US PGA Tour event since back surgery last April that sidelined him almost 10 months.
  • Larry Nassar Sentencing Hearing Day 6

    Larry Nassar Sentencing Hearing Day 6

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    A federal judge sentenced him to 60 years in prison for child porn charges. Court continues Tuesday at 9 a.m. EST in the Ingham County, Michigan sentencing hearing of disgraced sports doctor Lawrence Nassar . Three USA Gymnastics board members have resigned, according to a tweet on the USA Gymnastics page. Leaders at both USAG and Michigan State have taken intense criticism for failing to respond adequately when, over the course of 20 years, gymnasts reported Nassar's abusive ...
  • Cubs Rumors: Chicago in 'Active Talks' with Yu Darvish Amid Yankees Interest

    Cubs Rumors: Chicago in 'Active Talks' with Yu Darvish Amid Yankees Interest

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    So far, those efforts have yielded the signing of Tyler Chatwood and the insertion of Mike Montgomery , not exactly replacements that would be expected to fill an Arrieta-sized hole. The Twins are still looking to add a starting pitcher this winter. The Athletic confirmed an original report by Sponichi Annex in Japan that said the Brewers were in a "full battle" to sign Darvish, who ended last season with the Dodgers.
  • Denver Nuggets spoil Jusuf Nurkic's return, beat Portland Trail Blazers, 104-101

    Denver Nuggets spoil Jusuf Nurkic's return, beat Portland Trail Blazers, 104-101

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    After Portland led by as many as seven points in the fourth quarter, Denver climbed back to tie the game at 95 on a Murray 3-pointer and take a two-point lead on a Mason Plumlee finish inside. Portland got three cracks at the game-winning shot, before the ball trickled out of bounds with 9.2 seconds to play. "It was great that (the officials) made that decision to make sure they have the right call", Malone said.
  • Pats' Rob Gronkowski (concussion) officially out for rest of Sunday's game

    Pats' Rob Gronkowski (concussion) officially out for rest of Sunday's game

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    Dr. Robert Cantu, of the Cantu Concussion Center, is a concussion expert who helped write the National Football League concussion protocol and he says of those with a concussion, "the majority will recover in within usually two weeks". The Patriots obviously did just fine in the Super Bowl past year without Gronk, and the beneficiary was James White. Gronkowski was charted on the field for the Patriots' first 26 offensive snaps of the game, which reflects his importance to the team.
  • Rod doing double duty, adds ESPN's 'Sunday Night Baseball' gig

    Rod doing double duty, adds ESPN's 'Sunday Night Baseball' gig

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    Alex Rodriguez has finalized a multi-year deal to join ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball team, the network announced Tuesday. His dynamic personality and incredible baseball knowledge, combined with Matt Vasgersian's expertise, enthusiasm and poise, make for terrific additions to Sunday Night Baseball , with existing commentators Jessica Mendoza and Buster Olney.
  • Genie Bouchard agrees to another Super Bowl-based date

    Genie Bouchard agrees to another Super Bowl-based date

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    Be our guests at #SBLII ? "OMG. Back to where it all began?!" And with the Patriots too?! Genie Bouchard has agreed to attend Super Bowl LII on February 4 with John Goehrke , who landed a date with the tennis star by winning a Twitter bet during last year's championship.
  • Sanchez deal another sign Mourinho deserves Man Utd extension - Denis Irwin

    Sanchez deal another sign Mourinho deserves Man Utd extension - Denis Irwin

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    The 29-year-old Chile striker, who came close to joining Manchester City last summer, has signed what is believed to be a four-and-a-half-year contract that will make him the highest-paid player in the Premier League. Sanchez has scored 80 goals in 166 appearances since joining Arsenal from Barcelona in 2014. Manchester United fans across the world would wish to see their new signing chasing the ball in United iconic number seven that was previously worn by United legends namely, ...
  • Australian Open semis at stake as Nadal and Wozniacki take centre stage

    Australian Open semis at stake as Nadal and Wozniacki take centre stage

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    The Dane has been in 10 previous Australian Opens but has rarely lived up to the hype, only reaching the semi-final once in 2011. Angelique Kerber, the 2016 champ, routed Maria Sharapova 6-1, 6-3 in a third-round win that showcased her credentials as a title contender and ensured she'll be the only Grand Slam champion playing in the second week in the women's draw.
  • Kobe Bryant's 'Dear Basketball' nominated for Academy Award

    Kobe Bryant's 'Dear Basketball' nominated for Academy Award

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    The short film is an animated version of the " Dear Basketball " poem he wrote for the Players' Tribune in 2015. The five-time National Basketball Association champion and former league MVP has conquered Larry O'Brien and Maurice Podoloff and now he goes after the Oscar.