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However, Thames has made Brewers GM David Stearns , who is one of the youngest MLB general managers at just 33 years old, look incredibly wise as he leads the majors with 11 HR, and is third in RBI with 19 in just 19 games. "So many players just need more at-bats, and they can't get them at the major league level", Ricciardi said. If he keeps this pace up, Thames is projected to hit 77 home runs this season, which would be an Major League Baseball record.
  • IPL 2017, Mumbai Indians v Delhi Daredevils

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    Morris and Rabada's gritty 91-run stand for the seventh wicket was not enough for the Delhi Daredevils (DD ), who lost their 2017 clash against Mumbai Indians (MI ) by 14 runs. Rabada came on for the fourth over, and Buttler smashed it over the leg side for another six. When Harbhajan Singh was looking for his 200th IPL wicket, Rabada even danced down to hit the bowler over long-off for a six.
  • Olympic hurdles champion banned for whereabouts mix-up

    Olympic hurdles champion banned for whereabouts mix-up

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    Olympic 100 metres hurdles champion Brianna Rollins has been banned for a year by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) after missing three out-of-competition drugs tests, it was announced tonight. Her ban began on December 19 previous year, the date she was notified of a potential rule violation. "I will accept the sanction and prepare myself for my return in 2018".
  • Bad news for Arsenal as three stars are injured v Man City

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    He has been proved right. The 3-4-3 was created to protect Arsenal's rickety defence, which had leaked 16 goals since the start of March, and was largely successful, albeit against a Middlesbrough side that possess the Premier League's most toothless frontline.
  • NFL Draft: Breaking down Stanford RB Christian McCaffrey

    NFL Draft: Breaking down Stanford RB Christian McCaffrey

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    On Friday, Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman didn't give the media any hints on which direction the team may decide to go, but he talked highly about two players, in particular, Leonard Fournette and Christian McCaffrey . At Stanford McCaffrey returned kicks, caught passes, ran the ball, and even threw a touchdown pass. "They both fit", assistant general manager Brandon Beane said Friday at the Panthers' annual pre-draft press conference.
  • Bulls guard Rajon Rondo out indefinitely with broken thumb

    Bulls guard Rajon Rondo out indefinitely with broken thumb

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    That alleviated placing that responsibility on Butler, who plays such an important offensive role. The Bulls, led by Robin Lopez , have pummeled the Celtics on the glass and in second-chance points. He suffered the injury in Game 2 against the Celtics. "The pace that he sets for the team, the leadership that he brings, and the way that he plays".
  • Trump on Pats, 'No team has been good this long'

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    Trump told the players. Former Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett , now with the Green Bay Packers, and cornerback Devin McCourty have previously announced they would skip the White House visit due to political reasons. The team presented Trump with a personalized Patriots jersey and a championship helmet. Hernandez was serving life in prison for the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd.
  • Everton Want £100m For Romelu Lukaku

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    Last week it was reported that a £70m bid was being readied by the London side for Lukaku but it looks like that just won't cut it. Kirkbride added the huge asking price is an attempt from Everton to deter potential suitors, as they want to keep Lukaku on their books.
  • Close call: Irving scores 37, Cavs hold on to beat Pacers

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    The Cavaliers won 117-111. After another excruciating loss in which the Indiana Pacers almost came all the way back from a late double-digit deficit before succumbing to the Cleveland Cavaliers, Paul George had blunt criticism for more of his teammates.
  • White Sox pitcher Dylan Covey faces Yankees in second career start

    White Sox pitcher Dylan Covey faces Yankees in second career start

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    All these factors should typically be enough to cripple a White Sox club that has never flaunted a large margin for error, and yet this openly rebuilding team is still clinging to a winning record (7-6) and snapping eight-game New York Yankees winning streaks on the road, because Avisail Garcia can not be stopped.
  • Spurs aiming to heap more pressure on Chelsea, says Kane

    Spurs aiming to heap more pressure on Chelsea, says Kane

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    Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic in action with Chelsea's Gary Cahill during their Premier League match at the Old Trafford, April 16, 2017. The Italian said: "We didn't play a good game and United deserved to win the game". " We must understand this, that (something) really important is happening this season because we are doing a great job and a miracle if you consider last season and the problems we had ".
  • NCAA expected to announce tournament host sites today

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    The NCAA previously selected the following sites to host Final Fours: San Antonio (2018), Minneapolis (2019), Atlanta (2020), Indianapolis (2021) and New Orleans (2022). HB2 ordered that people at a government-run facility must use bathrooms that correspond to the gender on their birth certificate. HB 142 was not an eradication of the principles laid out in HB 2.
  • Red Sox LHP Rodriguez goes on paternity leave

    Red Sox LHP Rodriguez goes on paternity leave

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    Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts gets high fives in the dugout after scoring against the Toronto Blue Jays during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Toronto on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. I think you get over that I mean I wasn't almost as bad and I don't want anything to linger that's what's what and it my next start it out there what do you think is next for you Ryan.
  • Dodgers Immortalize Jackie Robinson at Dodgers Stadium

    Dodgers Immortalize Jackie Robinson at Dodgers Stadium

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    The bronze statue weighs 800 pounds and is eight feet tall. Rachel Robinson has not been in the best of health this year, and her children said they were pleased - but not surprised - that she rallied to take a place of honor during the statue dedication in the afternoon and receive a standing ovation from the Dodger Stadium crowd in the evening.
  • Woman claims spouse sent 'triple talaq' for not giving dowry

    Woman claims spouse sent 'triple talaq' for not giving dowry

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    Personal laws for Muslims are partially based on the Sharia law. "Only Vidur said people who have committed the crime, the accomplices and those who maintained silence on this issue are equally responsible", he said, referring to the practice of triple talaq.
  • Sai Praneeth beats Srikanth to clinch his maiden Super Series title

    Sai Praneeth beats Srikanth to clinch his maiden Super Series title

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    Yesterday (April 15), former World No. 3 Srikanth notched up a 21-13, 21-14 win over World No. 26 and 2014 Youth Olympic Games bronze medallist Anthony Sinisuka Ginting of Indonesia to reach the 3rd Super Series final of his career. Sai enlarged the lead to 16-8 and after some last-ditch resistance from Srikanth, won when the latter's down-the-line forehand smash found the middle of the tram-lines.
  • Palace close on survival after comeback earns draw

    Palace close on survival after comeback earns draw

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    The Foxes have themselves risen dramatically up the table with Craig Shakespeare guiding them to six straight wins in all competitions. Benalouane went off injured soon after which is bad news for Leicester ahead of the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final on Tuesday for which Wes Morgan is already a doubt.