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Sports Haniger, Gordon homer in Mariners' win over Indians
Author: 0 Haniger, Gordon homer in Mariners' win over Indians

The delight over Ichiro was tempered by a poor first outing from starter James Paxton, who gave up a grand slam to former Mariner Yonder Alonso in the first inning and a two-run shot to Yan Gomes in the third. Kyle Schwarber tied it for the visitors in the second with a two-run homer, and the Cubs took a three-run lead in the fifth, but Darvish couldn't hold it.

Sports Blue Jays Pitchers Run Into a Pinstriped Buzz Saw
Author: 0 Blue Jays Pitchers Run Into a Pinstriped Buzz Saw

Giancarlo Stanton hit two home runs on Opening Day as the Yankees - one of the favourites to clinch the World Series - secured a 6-1 victory against the Blue Jays . NY first baseman Tyler Austin was a one-man wrecking crew for the Yankees , clubbing two home runs into the second deck in left - a two-run shot in the fifth and a solo blast in the seventh to tie the game 3-3.

Sports Women's Final: Ogunbowale's jumper gives Notre Dame national title
Author: 0 Women's Final: Ogunbowale's jumper gives Notre Dame national title

They were down 40-25 early in the third quarter before getting on track. The two had a Twitter exchange after that shot. The Bulldogs went 1-for-5 from the free-throw line in that stretch. If you've got nothing going tonight, the 905ers are on NBA TV at 7 in another one-and-done playoff game, this one from Westchester against the Knicks affiliate.

Sports New Directive Allows ICE Officers to Arrest Pregnant Illegal Immigrants
Author: 0 New Directive Allows ICE Officers to Arrest Pregnant Illegal Immigrants

Philip Miller, a deputy executive associate director for ICE, told Reuters that 506 pregnant women have been detained by ICE since the new directive was first implemented back in December. "To miscategorize this as some wholesale change, or some kind of draconian act is really hyperbole", he told reporters on a conference call. But after Trump issued an executive order in January 2017 that required immigration officers to target all undocumented immigrants, the agency made a decision ...

Sports Mets top Cardinals 9-4 on opening day at Citi Field
Author: 0 Mets top Cardinals 9-4 on opening day at Citi Field

The Mets probably should have had more than the three runs they put up in the first three innings because Martinez hit one and walked five in that time . Yadier Molina hit a two-run homer in the second inning, the fourth opening day homer of his career. Mayor Bill de Blasio throws out the ceremonial first pitch before Opening Day in March 2014.

Sports Thompson still having 'nightmares' about 2017 ANA penalty
Author: 0 Thompson still having 'nightmares' about 2017 ANA penalty

Korda burst out of the blocks with four straight birdies to start her round. A victory for the world No. 2 at Mission Hills would be a terrific redemption story, but she could struggle to escape that narrative over the coming four days of competition, which will put her under significant pressure.

Sports David Moyes: Declan Rice won't switch to England
Author: 0 David Moyes: Declan Rice won't switch to England

There is always a risk attaching the word "fun" to any football activity, especially given the gloomy scenes surrounding West Ham's ignominious 3-0 defeat by Burnley three weeks ago. Arthur Masuaku proved vital on his timely return to the side from suspension and the full-back produced a crucial cross for Arnautovic during first-half stoppage time, allowing the Austrian to pull off a wonderful volley to give the Hammers a three-goal cushion at the break.

Sports Gareth Bale double guides Real Madrid to easy win over Las Palmas
Author: 0 Gareth Bale double guides Real Madrid to easy win over Las Palmas

Bale opened the scoring in the 26th minute and added his 10th club goal of 2018 in all competitions in the second half after Karim Benzema doubled the lead with a penalty of his own. Director and midfield icon Pavel Nedved was understood to have met the former Monaco ace's agent in a London hotel before their Champions League clash with Tottenham.

Sports What Is Easter And Why Is It Celebrated?
Author: 0 What Is Easter And Why Is It Celebrated?

Jesus' burial by Joseph of Arimathea is attested to in all four Gospel accounts. That's the basic definition. The group was from Christian Life Church on Bush River Road. EASTER REMAINS the key festival in the Christian calendar. Then they met the risen Jesus , who told them not to be afraid. 300 year-old wooden churches from a distant island in the Russian north are not that easy to get to, but those who have seen them swear they are impossible to forget.

Sports Antonio Conte explains why Blues crumbled in Tottenham defeat
Author: 0 Antonio Conte explains why Blues crumbled in Tottenham defeat

Speaking BBC Sports, Conte said it was wrong to start apportioning blames on an individual player. "I'm not anxious [about getting sacked]". The manager suggested that last season's title triumph in his first season at Stamford Bridge was slightly freakish and said the club is still rebuilding following the loss in recent years of serial champions, with John Terry, Branislav Ivanovic and Petr Cech among those to depart.

Sports Thorpe backing 'hungry' Cook despite lean tour of New Zealand
Author: 0 Thorpe backing 'hungry' Cook despite lean tour of New Zealand

Bairstow was the last man out for England as the visitors reached 307, bringing up his century shortly before Tim Southee and Trent Boult wrapped up the innings some 30 minutes into the day's play at Hagley Oval. Earlier in the day, England dismissed the hosts for 278 to take a 29-run lead. The wicketkeeper-batsman resumed the day on 97 and reached his century off singles, punching the air as he sprinted down the wicket to reach three figures.

Sports Sloane Stephens slays Ostapenko for Miami title
Author: 0 Sloane Stephens slays Ostapenko for Miami title

After extending her record in finals to 6-0, Stephens will rise to world No. 9 today. Stephens was born in South Florida, played on Key Biscayne as a junior and lives in nearby Fort Lauderdale. "I knew if I just got back to the drawing board I would be OK". 'Four Slam champions. That's pretty incredible and I'm really pleased with that'. There were boos ringing around Crandon Park when tournament director James Blake told the crowd that he would see them next year at the Hard Rock ...

Sports Michigan heads to Final Four in role of upset stopper
Author: 0 Michigan heads to Final Four in role of upset stopper

Here's what you need to know to catch all the action. How to watch (All time ET)Semifinal Game 1: No. 3 MI vs. No. 1 Villanova vs. But we're going to try anyway, and we'll do so thanks to videos easily acquired via the Clippit app. But while Villanova is far and away the top remaining team in the tournament, it's not ideal - and if the Jayhawks can take advantage of the edge they have in the ball distribution department, they might be in line for the upset .

Sports Michigan Issues Closure Orders To 210 Marijuana Shops
Author: 0 Michigan Issues Closure Orders To 210 Marijuana Shops

The state of MI is closing down 161 medical marijuana businesses in Detroit. A lot of money and effort is being exerted to convince Oklahoma voters to legalize medical marijuana with a vote on June 26. non-applicants", Harns said. State treasurers from California, Oregon, Illinois and Pennsylvania told Sessions in a letter Thursday that businesses and banks need greater clarity on how federal law enforcement will respond to the growing legalization trend.

Sports Oldest human footprints in North America suggests 'early entrance' into the Americas
Author: 0 Oldest human footprints in North America suggests 'early entrance' into the Americas

The prints appear to have been made by at least three individuals, and based on the size of the tracks, researchers believe they belonged to two adults and a child. "Along the Pacific coast of Canada, much of this shoreline is today covered by dense forest and only accessible by boat, making it hard to look for the archaeological evidence which might support this hypothesis".

Sports Key Tottenham star's fitness hangs in the balance
Author: 0 Key Tottenham star's fitness hangs in the balance

Chelsea FC are now in fifth place in the Premier League table and five points behind Mauricio Pochettino's men as they look to try and break back into the top four before the season is out. By contrast, Spurs are unbeaten in their last 12 league games stretching back to December. I'm very happy that, in the last game, Alvaro scored an important goal for us and for him.

Sports Mourinho: Ask Pogba why he is struggling
Author: 0 Mourinho: Ask Pogba why he is struggling

The midfielder has also annoyed his boss by claiming United players were not happy with his tactics. There have inevitably been suggestions that Manchester United could look to bolster their attacking line-up this summer, despite the Red Devils having signed Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal in the January transfer window.

Sports Game of two halves? Mourinho revels in 'perfect first-half'
Author: 0 Game of two halves? Mourinho revels in 'perfect first-half'

Juan Mata went close with an acrobatic attempt from Pogba's clipped pass, before De Gea awoke from his slumber to superbly deny Abraham twice in quick succession. If United want to see off their rivals and finish the season in second place, they'll have to do a better job limiting such opportunities, especially against the top teams.

Sports Henrique: PSG Not Searching For Emery Successor
Author: 0 Henrique: PSG Not Searching For Emery Successor

Neymar, who is crucial to Brazil's hopes at the World Cup which starts in Russian Federation on June 14, suffered a fractured metatarsal on February 25 against Marseille and returned to Brazil for treatment. "The doctors aren't yet in a position to say exactly when he will return", Al-Khelaifi said upon visiting Neymar, who will be collectively assessed by PSG and Brazilian doctors in mid-April.

Sports Arike Ogunbowale sends Notre Dame to the national title game
Author: 0 Arike Ogunbowale sends Notre Dame to the national title game

Ogunbowale's shot bailed out a Notre Dame team that held five-point leads in the final minute of both regulation and overtime, only to see UConn storm back to tie the game. The network also looked to bring in Spidercam for its Final Four and National Championship broadcasts, which required separate surveys to determine cable and camera placement.

Sports Michigan Basketball vs Loyola: How to watch, storylines and more
Author: 0 Michigan Basketball vs Loyola: How to watch, storylines and more

Sister Jean acknowledged being awed by the attention initially, but then remembered what she's told students through the years. The Michigan basketball team has a pretty big game on Saturday, so naturally, coach John Beilein chose to chat this week with the one person from the university who knows all about winning big games: Tom Brady .

Sports Henderson delighted as Liverpool's young guns combine to create Salah victor
Author: 0 Henderson delighted as Liverpool's young guns combine to create Salah victor

Sadio Mane had scored their equalising goal before being fortunate to avoid a red card, and the visitors capitalised by securing all three points with Salah's 84th-minute finish to maintain their pursuit of a second place. It was an end-to-end affair now, but Liverpool's 11 men found a victor. Robertson is really loving playing with Liverpool , isn't he? Zaha got the better of the right-back, who replaced injured Joe Gomez.

Sports Bavuma denied ton as South Africa skittle hapless Australia
Author: 0 Bavuma denied ton as South Africa skittle hapless Australia

Australia's Pat Cummins was the silver lining for the Australian bowlers, with Chadd Sayers getting two wickets on day one of his debut. The batsman who stood in as skipper during the ODI series against India after Faf du Plessis was ruled out with injury said the Proteas will look to put a good score on the board.

Sports Ashley Young, Phil Jones, Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Author: 0 Ashley Young, Phil Jones, Zlatan Ibrahimovic

The 36-year-old spent most of this campaign on the sidelines due to an injury he sustained towards the back-end of last season. -Defender Phil Jones says that United will really miss Zlatan Ibrahimovic when he's gone; for what he provided to the club both on and off the pitch.

Sports Cardinals, Greg Holland Agree Upon One-Year, $14M Deal
Author: 0 Cardinals, Greg Holland Agree Upon One-Year, $14M Deal

According to multiple reports , Greg Holland and the St. Louis Cardinals have agreed to terms on a one-year, $14 million deal. It should be noted Holland became a free agent after first rejecting a $15 million player option in his contract with the Colorado Rockies , then rejecting the $17.4 million club option.

Sports England all out for 307, Bairstow 101
Author: 0 England all out for 307, Bairstow 101

Broad - plus two wickets for James Anderson - reduced New Zealand to the depths of 36-5 before Watling and de Grandhomme frustrated England for 50 overs. "To go away and play for Notts and get a five-for pitching the ball up a week before the Test gave me a lot of confidence", he said at the time. The early signs were that this innings may have been in the archetypal de Grandhomme mode as he skipped to 31 off 34 balls in a brief counterattack - taking on Mark Wood's short deliveries ...

Sports Valverde Provides Update On Lionel Messi, Marc-Andre Ter Stegen
Author: 0 Valverde Provides Update On Lionel Messi, Marc-Andre Ter Stegen

Messi , not one to show an excessive amount of emotion was visibly saddened by the image of Argentina being toyed with and even left for the dressing room early before the game ended. I still don't know what we're going to do [about the injury] but we hope that it's nothing serious. And Messi may be rested for Saturday's trip to Sevilla to give him more time to recover ahead of the Champions League quarter-final first leg against Roma on Tuesday.

Sports Australian rugby sevens captain has skull fractured in alleged one-punch attack
Author: 0 Australian rugby sevens captain has skull fractured in alleged one-punch attack

Stannard was with some of his Australia team-mates at the time of the apparently unprovoked attack, having earlier been at a farewell lunch for departing coach Andy Friend. "One thing I now about this team is there's tremendous character, there's tremendous belief and every time we've had one of those occasions. we step up and take it to another level", he said.

Sports West Indies announced their squad against Pakistan
Author: 0 West Indies announced their squad against Pakistan

The series comes as Pakistan is enjoying guarded optimism over the return of worldwide cricket, driven from the country after a deadly militant attack targeting the Sri Lanka team in 2009. Tickets for the highly anticipated three-match Twenty20 series between Pakistan and West Indies went on sale in Karachi on Wednesday but with the first match set to bowl off Sunday, Cricket West Indies (CWI) are yet to confirm the series or announce a squad for the historic tour.

Sports Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler in the hunt at the Houston Open
Author: 0 Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler in the hunt at the Houston Open

That week, the former University of Texas All-American played his final two rounds in six over par . And both men made the ideal start, especially Harrington, who hit the ball beautifully, missing only three greens as he made five birdies in an immaculate 67 to lie just two shots behind early leaders Lucas Glover and Kevin Tway .

Sports Del Potro beats Raonic to reach Miami Open semis
Author: 0 Del Potro beats Raonic to reach Miami Open semis

Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro edged out Canadian Milos Raonic in a closely fought quarter-final match at the Miami Open tennis tournament here. The Canadian was defeated despite not facing a single break point in the first two sets, before the contest took a freakish twist at the start of the decider when both players were broken twice in a row.

Sports Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi: 'We changed a bit after team meeting'
Author: 0 Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi: 'We changed a bit after team meeting'

The Gunners sit in sixth place in the Premier League with eight games remaining, eight points behind Chelsea in fifth and 33 points off champions-elect Manchester City . He takes an bad lot of stick off a lot of people and he's just one of the great managers. Behind closed doors I've never met anybody who is as hungry and determined to win football games.

Author: 0 Giancarlo Stanton on refusing to be outworked

This is a team that sports the seventh-biggest payroll in the game with Manny Machado and/or Bryce Harper to come next season and a bunch of gilt-edged prospects just under the surface. Nothing's changing. We've still got to go out there and do our job. You don't know what's going to happen, and that's why we love it. Yes, it's really Opening Day.

Sports NFL Mock Draft: Oakland Raiders 7-round mock 1.0
Author: 0 NFL Mock Draft: Oakland Raiders 7-round mock 1.0

He simply is not very good at passing the ball as, in two years as a starter for the Cowboys against competition that was average at best, Allen only completed 56.2 percent of his passes. Cleveland at 4, let's stay if (Penn State's Saquon) Barkley was gone to the Giants, could trade out of there. We will be back with another mock draft of our own soon, but it is good to check in on other ones out there to avoid getting into one frame of mind and all that.

Sports Don't know why Australia changed a method that'd been working: Broad
Author: 0 Don't know why Australia changed a method that'd been working: Broad

Now a while ago, a reporter from Australia posted a shocking video where Camron Bancroft was seen putting sugar in his pocket during the Ashes in January. I personally wasn't aware of anything going on throughout that series. "You look at the quotes from that 2013 interview, where he basically asked the country to send an opposition player home crying".

Sports Moser, Loyola and Sister Jean basking in Final Four
Author: 0 Moser, Loyola and Sister Jean basking in Final Four

Villanova and MI weren't the only teams crediting defense for their regional wins . The Huskies are undefeated again after knocking out defending national champion SC in the Albany Region final. Any way you count it, the Wildcats' decade of dominance has turned their blood as blue as their "V" logo. The irony of the superhero debate is that Graham had always played the role of Robin, the often-overlooked sidekick to Frank Mason III.

Sports Rusty Staub, durable batter who won pennant with Mets, dies at 73
Author: 0 Rusty Staub, durable batter who won pennant with Mets, dies at 73

Born Daniel Joseph Staub, the Montreal baseball icon would have turned 74 on Sunday. Staub, who had two different stints with the Amazins (1972-75, 1981-85), ended his career with solid numbers. In 1985 he established The Rusty Staub Foundation which raised millions for families of policemen, firefighters, emergency service, and port authority officers killed in the line of duty.

Sports 76ers star Joel Embiid taken to hospital after Thursday's win vs Knicks
Author: 0 76ers star Joel Embiid taken to hospital after Thursday's win vs Knicks

Embiid suffered a concussion early in the second quarter on Wednesday night against the Knicks after colliding with Markelle Fultz . There was no timetable Thursday on how long Embiid would be sidelined. The 7-footer immediately went to the floor. Embiid will not return to Wednesday's game against the Knicks after suffering a facial contusion, Keith Pompey of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.