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Nicklaus talks the 6 toughest shots at Augusta National Nicklaus talks the 6 toughest shots at Augusta National
- April 10, 2016

On Tuesday, 76-year-old Nicklaus posted a video of his trip down Magnolia Lane at the beginning of Masters week. "Can I see your badge", the security guard asks him. "You don't need to scan that, do you?" Security: "No sir, I sure don't". After noticing it was Nicklaus , the security guard told him, "You go wherever you'd like, young man". (more...)
Palmer helps start the Masters without hitting a shot Palmer helps start the Masters without hitting a shot
- April 10, 2016

But he is friendly with Guan Tianlang, who impressed here three years ago when he made the cut at 14 years and five months - youngest player ever to compete in the Masters. Recounted Player afterward, "To come here today and to be on the tee with Arnold being a part of it, it was gratifying and sad, because everything shall pass. (more...)
Southampton v Newcastle preview: Rafael Benitez still searching for first win Southampton v Newcastle preview: Rafael Benitez still searching for first win
- April 10, 2016

Everyone needs to know that we have a lot of people behind us and so we need to give everything. “It’s hard to say what I thought would happen when I signed, ” the 24-year-old winger said. "Normally he starts every game and that means he's key, but we have very good replacements for his position". The Newcastle Manager had said before Norwich that he was looking to rely on the experienced players to try and keep Newcastle up and his team selection last Saturday reflected that. (more...)
Cruz win in Wisconsin leaves Trump a damaged front-runner
- April 10, 2016

Ted Cruz speaks to the press after a campaign stop in the Bronx. His was less than cordial. "The liberals there are different creatures and that's what he was talking about ... However, a large group - 14 percent - said they wouldn't vote for the former secretary of state or the NY businessman. A new poll on Wednesday showed Trump eclipsing 50 percent in NY, with Cruz sitting in third place behind Ohio Gov. (more...)
David Silva Injury: Updates on Manchester City Midfielder's Ankle and Return
- April 09, 2016

Stephane Sessegnon is back in contention, though, after returning late from global duty last week. West Brom boss Tony Pulis isn't hurrying to sign a new contract with the Baggies. The City boss said: 'I hope and I suppose that will be the reaction because it was exactly the same the game we played last weekend against Bournemouth that everyone could be thinking about the Champions League. (more...)
Toronto Raptors: DeMarre Carroll Will Be Raptors' X-Factor In Playoffs Toronto Raptors: DeMarre Carroll Will Be Raptors' X-Factor In Playoffs
- April 09, 2016

Sure, the support cast of Jonas Valanciunas , Terrence Ross , Luis Scola , Norman Powell and Cory Joseph isn't bad, there's something that Carroll brings to this team that no other player on this roster can - intangibles. Thanks to Teague, though, the Hawks were up to the challenge. Golden State now needs two victories in its last three games to tie the all-time wins record set by the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls, who went 72-10. (more...)
Wayne Rooney to Return to Action For Manchester United Reserves Next Week
- April 09, 2016

Now with all the youngsters who have proved they are capable to play, with all the players who are coming back, now I have to select. Not so long ago United were facing an injury crisis, but they have very few problems to contend with as the season draws to a close. (more...)
Conte faces complicated task at Chelsea, says Hiddink
- April 09, 2016

Andre Ayew has shaken off an ankle problem and is available for Swansea's Premier League home game against Chelsea. "When I came here, going back in history, in 2009 there was also this transition, but at that time the team was firm regarding the personalities". (more...)
The Charlotte Hornets Lose a Big Game to the Raptors in Toronto The Charlotte Hornets Lose a Big Game to the Raptors in Toronto
- April 09, 2016

However, it's not just up to them, and their two losses in Cleveland and Toronto made things complicated. Noted Raptors nemesis Jeremy Lin led Charlotte with 21 points . All-Star guards DeRozan and Lowry returned to the starting lineup after sitting out Saturday's loss at San Antonio. And even though they list Nik Batum (strained knee) and Al Jefferson (right quad) as questionable, they have the kind of defensive mindset that is tough to beat. (more...)
Modi to host lunch for Prince William, Kate
- April 08, 2016

Kate will host the glittering affair to raise money for the East Anglia Children's Hospice (EACH) charity, of which she is royal patron. The terror alert concerning William and Kate comes before they visit the Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai , which was at the centre of the 2008 terror attacks in the city which killed 164 people . (more...)
Steelers open preseason play with two home games Steelers open preseason play with two home games
- April 08, 2016

The matchup will mark the eighth preseason meeting between the two teams and first since 2013 when the Bills and Colts opened the preseason in Indianapolis. The exhibition slate concludes as usual with the September 1 game against Buffalo, which will be at Ford Field for the second straight year. The Bills will close out their preseason schedule on the road versus the Detroit Lions in Week Four. (more...)
Prime Minister Praises West Indies Cricket Teams
- April 08, 2016

Samuels also mockingly dedicated his man of the match award to Shane Warne, another player he has feuded with since a confrontation in the Big Bash League in 2013, while captain Darren Sammy was critical of both the West Indies Cricket Board and English commentator Mark Nicholas after the match . (more...)
Day a favorite at Masters, where he once thought of quitting
- April 08, 2016

This year's Masters might be the most anticipated for many golf fans-namely those of the more casual variety-since the Tiger Woods years. Coming off one of the greatest years in golf history, Spieth isn't even rated the favorite. However, the 40-year-old did attend Tuesday's Champions Dinner and made a good impression on Payne, who is targeting June for his own comeback after having what he described as "another very major back surgery" in November. (more...)
Joshua vs Martin odds: Going down, down, down Joshua vs Martin odds: Going down, down, down
- April 08, 2016

There are going to be two generals in there and the one with the best army wins. Anthony Joshua has described this Saturday's IBF heavyweight title fight with Charles Martin as "war". And as Joshua has never faced a southpaw before (at pro level) maybe this will be Martin's best chance when it comes to pulling off the upset (and though Joshua is still the British bookmaker's favourite, the odds on a Martin win have recently shortened - interesting indeed). (more...)
NFL Mock Draft: D-line still Top need for Redskins NFL Mock Draft: D-line still Top need for Redskins
- April 07, 2016

In mid-February, draft experts had Ramsey in the top five , usually around the No. 3-5 pick . Whether as a corner or a safety, Ramsey could do the same thing upon his arrival in the NFL. If the Titans take him, this does not mean Elliot should be selected. "If you don't like those guys, you move up". If Ramsey followed his former Florida State teammate Jameis Winston by going #1 in consecutive years, it would be the first time players from the same college football program went first ... (more...)
Sam Hinkie is out as 76ers GM Sam Hinkie is out as 76ers GM
- April 07, 2016

Wednesday, according to ESPN and several other outlets, he quit his position after writing a 13-page letter to Philly's ownership. Sam Hinkie , the architect of the 76ers' controversial "tanking" strategy to build a championship contender, has resigned. (more...)
Hield gets another player of year trophy after Final 4 loss
- April 07, 2016

From beyond the arc, North Carolina finally showed on Saturday, April 2, that they could drain 3-pointers against a 2-3 zone. Ken Pomeroy's College Basketball Ratings agree. NCAA tournament dominance: Villanova has a 67.3 effective field goal percentage in this year's tournament, the highest percentage entering the national title game since the 3-point line was introduced to college basketball in 1986-87. (more...)
Kershaw brilliant as Dodgers embarrass Padres, 15-0
- April 07, 2016

The loss represented the largest shutout loss on an Opening Day in major league history. The previous mark was a 14-0 win by the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Cincinnati Reds in 1911, according to STATS. Roberts grew up in north San Diego County, so a gambling man might have taken the over on Roberts' traveling contingent. Five straight Dodgers reached against Tyson Ross (0-1) in the five-run sixth. (more...)
Padres embarrassed 15-0 by Kershaw, Dodgers in Green's debut
- April 07, 2016

An infield single by Cory Spangenberg was all the San Diego Padres could muster against the 32-year-old as he retired the final 17 batters he faced. He also hit the first home run for the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2016 season. The San Francisco Giants were also big winners, easing past the Milwaukee Brewers 12-3 thanks to a binge of home runs at Miller Park. Mark Trumbo followed with his fourth hit of the game, a single to center, which moved Davis to third. (more...)
Gary Player aces 7th hole in Masters' Par 3 Contest
- April 07, 2016

Jimmy Walker believes he can end the " curse" of the par-three champion after a record-breaking edition of the traditional pre-Masters contest on Wednesday. There were a record nine hole-in-ones on Wednesday (local time) spread across six of the nine par-3s - the biggest roar reserved for 80-year-old three-time Masters victor Gary Player after he aced the 115-yard seventh. (more...)