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Author: 0 Republicans Offer Democrats A Dollar-For-Dollar Budget Deal

Five days to pass a spending bill, The Washington Post adds , is "a tight timeline under the most generous of circumstance that would be almost impossible to meet if House leaders also try to force a vote on the repeal legislation". She said she's talked to Dent about Maine's experience almost a decade ago with a high-risk premium pool that successfully shifted especially high-cost medical cases into a state pool paid for by assessments on everyone's policies.

Author: 0 Barcelona still campaigning for Neymar to play clasico

With some help from the referees and a better focus, the Los Blancos scored three goals in the extra time, making it the final 4:2 (aggregate 6:3) and advancing into the Semi-Finals of the UEFA Champions League. Ramos was sent off with a straight red card in the 77th after a foul on Messi to stop the playmaker from a one-on-one situation in a breakaway. "We need to nullify their qualities, any result but a win would do us no good whatsoever", Luis Enrique said.

Sports Manchester United VS. Burnley
Author: 0 Manchester United VS. Burnley

It's really sad for them. "So, I think we have to put everything into the Europa League". Dean Marney and Johann Berg Gudmondsson remain sidelined with long-term knee injuries and apart from them Burnley have no other injuries or suspensions.

Author: 0 Andy Murray stunned by Albert Ramos-Vinolas in Monte Carlo

It is not how the 29-year-old envisioned... "Being four love up in the third, I haven't lost many matches like that in my career". "Before the match , I thought it was going to be a big test for me". Cilic served just 45 percent but won 17 of 20 first-serve points in the second set. He set up a match point with an excellent backhand cross-court victor as he retrieved a shot deep into the court, and clinched victory on his first opportunity when Muller hit a forehand wide.

Author: 0 Messi's 500th Barca goal sinks Real Madrid in thriller

Zidane's men had overcome Sergio Ramos' red card for a foul on Messi by seemingly salvaging a point courtesy of substitute James Rodriguez's header five minutes from time. However, Keylor Navas was also busy at the other end as he came to Madrid's rescue on three occasions. Much like in the first half, it was the hosts who came out the quicker at the start of the second as Toni Kroos produced another top save out of a busy Ter Stegen.

Sports Aaron Hernandez's Family Wants to Donate His Brain for Study
Author: 0 Aaron Hernandez's Family Wants to Donate His Brain for Study

The District Attorney's office released a statement saying, "there were no signs of a struggle, and investigators determined that Mr. Hernandez was alone at the time of the hanging". "The family of Aaron Hernandez made a decision to donate his brain to CTE studies to possibly help, and possibly shed light and more evidence on this case.

Sports NFL Draft: Breaking down Stanford RB Christian McCaffrey
Author: 0 NFL Draft: Breaking down Stanford RB Christian McCaffrey

But you have to run the ball to win in this league. "So that right there - he can run it, he can catch it - I guess that's three downs ..." McCaffrey was a work horse at Stanford nearly to a fault. Protecting Andrew Luck is certainly paramount to Indy's success and Dawkins has the versatility to play either guard or tackle, but making him the first offensive lineman off the board is questionable, at best.

Author: 0 Steve Kerr is 'suffering,' leaving his return to the bench in question

He missed the first 43 games last season dealing with symptoms such as headaches, nausea and an aching neck. Golden State went on to win game three anyway without their coach, but it is still concerning given the fact that Kerr has been feeling under the weather all week.

Author: 0 Celtic tops Rangers 2-0, into Scottish Cup final vs Aberdeen

Callum McGregor gave Celtic an early lead in a first half they dominated from start to finish before Scott Sinclair doubled the advantage from the penalty spot six minutes after the break. It's going to make for a long day - the Chatham Cup tie kicks off at 2pm, but the Rangers game isn't until 11pm - but it's one they are well and truly up for.

Author: 0 Pochettino looks to bright future for Tottenham despite Chelsea woe

Conte rested the duo ahead of the Premier League leaders' crucial clash against Southampton on Tuesday and the bold move proved an inspired decision. "They beat us twice and we beat them once so that's what's disappointing", Kane said. Deep inside stoppage time of this FA Cup semifinal, Harry Kane saw his free kick squirm beneath the body of Thibaut Courtois , roll towards the line and then hold up long enough for the Chelsea goalkeeper to grasp the ball and deny Tottenham a late goal.

Author: 0 Senators @ Bruins - Clinch time, take 2

With so little room for error , special teams became a major factor. I guess I'm less confident going into game six, only because Boston only has to win 2 games now instead of 3. In other words, it's playing out just as everyone expected. B's forward Brad Marchand gave a simple analysis of Rask's play in the series: "He played phenomenal".

Sports Benteke comes back to haunt Liverpool
Author: 0 Benteke comes back to haunt Liverpool

When a player that wore the Liverpool red shirt last season scores a brace in a 2-1 loss. Worse was to come for Liverpool . The Belgium worldwide threatened again in stoppage time, chesting down an inswinging cross from Jason Puncheon on the right, but his volley lacked the power to beat Mignolet.

Author: 0 Rockets Take Commanding 3-1 Series Lead

Averaging 29.3 points per game, 11.3 assists per game and 8.1 rebounds per game. Griffin, 28, has been plagued by injuries throughout his career. They host Game 4 on Sunday. The Thunder opened the second half with a 10-2 run, but Houston closed to 77-73 at the end of the third quarter. "We'd like to put that to rest", D'Antoni said.

Author: 0 End of Sharks season could bring end to Thornton-Marleau era

The Edmonton Oilers were another team who advanced to round 2 on Saturday after beating the San Jose Sharks 3-1 in game 6. Derek Stepan scored into an empty net for the 3-1 final. The Blues will face Nashville in the second round. They gutted out a 1-0 win in San Jose in Game 3, then got soft and were embarrassed in Game 4.

Sports Kuraly's 2nd goal of game lifts Bruins past Senators in 2OT
Author: 0 Kuraly's 2nd goal of game lifts Bruins past Senators in 2OT

BOSTON - Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson told ESPN.com that he played the first-round series against the Boston Bruins with two hairline fractures in his left heel. "It's nice to be on the other side", he said. MacArthur - who missed 18 months with post-concussion symptoms, you'll remember - swatted it past Rask, giving the Senators a 3-2 win and sending the Bruins into the off-season.

Author: 0 Tennis Great, Serena Williams, Is 20 Weeks Pregnant

Williams' Snapchat post, quickly highlighted in U.S. media, showed the 35-year-old American in a yellow swimsuit with a baby bump. She pulled out of Indian Wells, Miami, and Madrid, citing knee trouble, and in early March, I speculated whether the lack of tournament play would hurt her chances in the French Open.

Sports Bo Scarbrough: Trio of Alabama backs out for spring game
Author: 0 Bo Scarbrough: Trio of Alabama backs out for spring game

Clemson defeated Alabama 35-31 in last year's College Football Playoff title game. "I never got over the returned field goal at Auburn", Saban said, according to ESPN.com's Chris Low . We threw a lot of passes a year ago (an average of 27.8 per game), but they were the kind of passes Jalen could deal with, but really not the kind of passes that took advantage of the skill players that we had".

Sports NHL Playoff Odds Ottawa Senators at Boston Bruins
Author: 0 NHL Playoff Odds Ottawa Senators at Boston Bruins

With the Senators on a power play, Anderson was out of his net trying to backhand the puck around the boards. "Those are the fun games you like to play in". So he sauced over our guys' heads, so that's one where you've got to just tip your hat to Karlsson . "You know you can't make that play". "But yeah, I think we can all be a little bit better".

Author: 0 Perez presents Ronaldo with special 100th European goal Shirt

The German side were without its top-scorer, Robert Lewandowski , after he failed to recover from a knock to his right shoulder. "We had everything under control in the first half, but didn't use the room consistently", said captain Philipp Lahm.

Author: 0 Arsenal end away skid with 2-1 triumph over Middlesbrough

Arsenal are in danger of missing out on a place in the top four, and a place in the Champions League for the first time under Wenger. "But hopefully that win will give us more confidence". "There are still some chances where maybe we could have played better with some long balls, but the focus and commitment was there". It also takes Alexis one goal closer to equalling an Arsenal Premier League record now held by Emmanuel Adebayor.

Sports Those criticising Sharapova's wildcard return are jealous 'journeymen', says agent
Author: 0 Those criticising Sharapova's wildcard return are jealous 'journeymen', says agent

Angered with Sharapova receiving the wild card entries, Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland told the local media that she feels the Russian tennis star should not receive wild card entries for Grand Slam events. "Maria should recover some other way, starting with smaller events". With double French Open champion Sharapova now unranked, all eyes will be on the French Tennis Federation (FFT) next month when it decides whether or not to hand the 30-year-old a wildcard into the tournament.

Sports Paulo Dybala has just made a HUGE decision on his future
Author: 0 Paulo Dybala has just made a HUGE decision on his future

While in La Liga opponents sometimes sit back and watch Barcelona put on a show, partly out of respect and partly out of fear, Juventus displayed neither tendency. "Today it is hard for me to think we can get back into this", he said . "It's not good to pick on single players after a defeat". The Spaniard opted to start his team with the same formation against the Italians but it proved to be the reason behind their failure.

Sports NBA fines Westbrook $15000 for postgame comments
Author: 0 NBA fines Westbrook $15000 for postgame comments

After the game, Westbrook was asked about his stat-line, and he made it very clear that he didn't give a f*ck. According to ESPN's Ramona Shelburne, the National Basketball Association is looking into a post-game confrontation between the Rockets guard and a Thunder fan.

Sports Warriors rout Portland, Butler shines for Bulls in National Basketball Association playoffs
Author: 0 Warriors rout Portland, Butler shines for Bulls in National Basketball Association playoffs

James Harden had no problem with that, finishing with a game-high 37 points despite hitting just 3 of 11 three-pointers. The more hated a player is by other fan bases, the more beloved a player is by his own fan base, which is to say that Beverley might be the most popular non-Harden Rocket of the last five seasons, and one of the five or ten most popular non-title team Rockets of all-time.

Sports McCarthy, Dodgers salvage final game of series in Arizona
Author: 0 McCarthy, Dodgers salvage final game of series in Arizona

That's what happens with pitchers when they try to create too much. Next on McCarthy's day planner was a short drive down the freeway to see a soccer game. Goldschmidt was forced to go back to second base on a ground-rule-double call. The struggles of the starting rotation have not been good for the Dodgers' bullpen.

Sports Houston Rockets' Patrick Beverley fined $25K for exchange with fan
Author: 0 Houston Rockets' Patrick Beverley fined $25K for exchange with fan

After Beverley averaged 18 points over the first two games of the series, the defensive-minded point guard only tallied one point in the Rockets' Game 3 loss. "If the National Basketball Association won't help protect players in situations with fans, I'm OK with the hazing, I'm OK with the boos, I'm OK with the other fans rooting for their team".

Author: 0 Anthony Johnson retires after UFC 210 loss, shoots down Rams rumours

Directly after the fight, Johnson, 33, was interviewed by Joe Rogan and made the surprising announcement that he's retiring from MMA. " This was my last fight ", Johnson said. The freaky night in New York State ended with an emotional "Rumble" Johnson, defeated at the hands of Cormier by rear naked choke, announced his shock retirement from mixed martial arts, while Canadian Patrick Cote, roundly beaten by fellow veteran Thiago Alves, also declared he was done after giving his all and going ...

Author: 0 Cavs up 3-0 following huge comeback

With James' and-one shot in the lane and ensuing free throw with 7:26 left in second quarter in Game 3 of the Cleveland Cavaliers' first-round series with the Indiana Pacers on Thursday, James eclipsed Bryant for third place on the NBA's all-time postseason scoring list.

Author: 0 Barcelona leaves Neymar out of 'clasico' against Madrid

Real Madrid including Gareth Bale stars play a game of foot tennis in trainingWhat is the latest Barcelona team news? Guardiola won successive league matches at the Bernabeu in 2009 and 2010, his side registering 6-2 and 2-0 victories.

Sports Clippers turn up heat to level series with Jazz
Author: 0 Clippers turn up heat to level series with Jazz

Jordan picked up Griffin's poor rebounding play, by snagging 15 rebounds and scoring 18 points on 81.8% shooting. "It was a point of emphasis". "We're looking at different things we can do as far as being focused from the get-go and make it hard in the first minutes of the game It's definitely a point of emphasis from the last game".

Sports Rockets G Beverley fined for incident with fan
Author: 0 Rockets G Beverley fined for incident with fan

Oklahoma City was up 15 on Houston in the first half. OKC is now 48-37 overall, 29-13 at home and 46-38-1 against the spread. The Clippers have been without injured backup guard Austin Rivers (strained left hamstring) for the first three games of the playoffs.

Sports Man United confirm Ibrahimovic and Rojo serious knee ligament injuries
Author: 0 Man United confirm Ibrahimovic and Rojo serious knee ligament injuries

But the injury to Ibrahimovic, who damaged his knee ligaments in Thursday's Europa League win over Anderlecht, and Mourinho's desire to rest Marcus Rashford ahead of Thursday's derby brought him and Martial recalls. "No player deserves to be injured but I think in this case it's even more sad because Zlatan, in this stage of his career it's really, really hard, and Marcos probably at this moment in his career is playing very well for us and also finally getting a position as central defender ...

Sports Barcelona fans, players, coach stay positive after CL exit
Author: 0 Barcelona fans, players, coach stay positive after CL exit

He almost delivered another important and rare goal, but when the right-back's effort flew just wide 20 minutes from time so did Barcelona's hopes. For all the talk of a comeback around Catalonia, the reality was a crowd which seemed less convinced that it could happen against a side who had beaten them 3-0 in the first leg.

Sports Kevin Chappell holds off Koepka to win at Valero Texas Open
Author: 0 Kevin Chappell holds off Koepka to win at Valero Texas Open

Those conditions have also created a crowded leaderboard . Smith, though, would impressively play his last five holes in 1 under par to keep his hopes of a first PGA Tour title well and truly alive as he heads into tomorrow's final round just two behind Chappell.

Author: 0 James helps Cavs hold off Pacers, earn sweep into 2nd round

Only Michael Jordan, with 5,987 points, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, 5,762, have more playoff points than James. It was his 17th career playoff triple-double. Tristan Thompson grabbed 11 rebounds, giving at least 10 in all four games. "After the game they [Irving and Love] were happy and said: 'It's not about us, it's about the team.' Not a big deal at all, especially when you come out with the win".

Author: 0 Will Smith death: Man who killed National Football League star sentenced to 25 years

Hayes was convicted on both counts with a 10-2 vote after a six-hour jury deliberation back in December, while he was acquitted of a second-degree murder charge. Michael Burnside, a witness, arrives at Orleans Parish Criminal District Court for the sentencing of Cardell Hayes in the shooting death of former Saints defensive end Will Smith in New Orleans , La.

Sports Cavaliers make it 2-0 over Pacers
Author: 0 Cavaliers make it 2-0 over Pacers

Defensive breakdowns. Bad shots. LeBron James in the second quarter on April 20 passed Kobe Bryant for third place in the NBA's all-time playoff scoring list. Smith is hopeful of a quick return from a hamstring injury which restricted him in his team's win over the Indiana Pacers . Shumpert, who didn't play in Game 1, stayed ready and played like Cavs' fans were accustomed to see him playing in the beginning of the season.

Sports Murray stunned after blowing 4-0 lead
Author: 0 Murray stunned after blowing 4-0 lead

Andy Murray could see the finish line as clearly as the baseline as he built a 4-0 lead in the final set today. Ramos-Vinolas will play French No.11 seed Lucas Pouille or No.16 seed Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay. It was Ramos-Vinolas' first career victory over a reigning world No. 1 in four attempts and sent him into his first career Masters quarterfinal in his 31st Masters 1000 tournament appearance.