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Sports Tiger Woods wins The Masters for the first time since 2005
Author: 0 Tiger Woods wins The Masters for the first time since 2005

It also ends a almost 11-year major tournament drought for Woods, who last captured one back in 2008 at the US Open. In 2017, he underwent a spinal fusion, his fourth back surgery , with hopes of alleviating the pain. I said before the tournament this is the best event in sport and now everyone can see why I feel that way'. Until then, Molinari had never trailed in a round that began early in threesomes to finish ahead of storms.

Sports Twitter reacts to Lightning losing again to Blue Jackets
Author: 0 Twitter reacts to Lightning losing again to Blue Jackets

The Bolts had the NHL's best record in the regular season and head to Columbus on Monday hoping to avoid the dreaded 0-3 hole. Kucherov was the one to initially trip Nutivaara to the ice, and while Nutivaara attempted to regain his footing, he remained in a defenseless position until Kucherov drove him into the boards.

Sports Tiger Woods Wins Masters, His 15th Major Golf Championship
Author: 0 Tiger Woods Wins Masters, His 15th Major Golf Championship

National Basketball Association stars LeBron James and Steph Curry also expressed their admiration, although Curry hoped for a little more from Woods as a result of him claiming a fifth green jacket. Woods, Molinari, Xander Schauffele, Brooks Kopeka and Dustin Johnson with Australian Jason Day in the clubhouse on 11-under and Patrick Cantlay, who also hit 12-under, foiled by bogeys at 16 and 17.

Sports Dale Steyn returns to RCB, replaces Nathan Coulter-Nile
Author: 0 Dale Steyn returns to RCB, replaces Nathan Coulter-Nile

Still searching for their first win this season, Virat Kohli's men find challenges stacked against them, but playing after a small break the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will be rejuvenated to make a mark against R Ashwin-led Kings XI Punjab (KXIP).

Sports K.P Boateng plays full throttle as Barcelona draw at Huesca
Author: 0 K.P Boateng plays full throttle as Barcelona draw at Huesca

The Barca captain - who was uncharacteristically quiet - was struck as Smalling attempted to win the ball ahead of the five-time Ballon d'Or victor midweek in Manchester. Despite not being able to break down Huesca, Valverde remained positive. The same can not be said of Boateng, one of Barcelona's latest and most questioned signings, who's second game for the team was poor to say the least.

Sports Luke Walton reaches agreement to coach Kings
Author: 0 Luke Walton reaches agreement to coach Kings

Walton coached the team for three seasons, improving their record year-over-year and compiling a career record of 98-148 as a Head Coach (went 39-4 as the Golden State Warriors' Interim head coach). While Walton and Johnson - who surprisingly quit in impromptu fashion Tuesday night - are out, GM Rob Pelinka is expected to stay on board. Through it all, the Lakers were 20-14 after beating the Warriors in Oakland on Christmas Day, the game in which James was initially injured.

Sports Alexander Albon survives stunning crash in Chinese practice
Author: 0 Alexander Albon survives stunning crash in Chinese practice

Honda will fit a new power unit to Alexander Albon's re-built Toro Rosso for Formula 1's Chinese Grand Prix . It's always a little bit loose and normally you can recover it, but this time I was a bit greedy with the throttle. On a day when Ferrari had no answer for the Silver Arrows, Sebastian Vettel completed the podium in third. "We made it to the top of the timesheets but it is always very hard to find a good balance through an entire lap on this track", said Bottas.

Sports Arsenal investigate after Koulibaly allegedly racially abused by fan
Author: 0 Arsenal investigate after Koulibaly allegedly racially abused by fan

Arsenal are now working to identify the supporter shown in the 15 second clip and say that anyone caught using racist language will be banned from games and are not welcome at the club. Arsenal's poor away form may confidence to Napoli ahead of next week's clash in Italy. A video emerged on social media which appeared to show some travelling fans calling Liverpool star Mohamed Salah "a bomber" while out in the city prior to the tie.

Sports Molinari grabs Masters lead with Tiger, Finau two back
Author: 0 Molinari grabs Masters lead with Tiger, Finau two back

When he rolled in a 7-foot birdie putt on the par-3 16th, and the massive gallery rose to their feet with yet another ear-splitting roar, Woods became the ninth player who had at least a share of the lead. "I can't control anything that they're doing with -- whatever they're going to do, they're going to do", said Koepka. Italy's Francesco Molinari (-13) held a two-short lead after the third round Saturday.

Sports Celtics G Marcus Smart suffers torn oblique, to miss 4-6 weeks
Author: 0 Celtics G Marcus Smart suffers torn oblique, to miss 4-6 weeks

The Celtics are locked in as the Eastern Conference's fourth seed and will face the Pacers in the first round . Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart suffered a torn left oblique and will miss time, the team announced Wednesday. He is shooting a career-best 42.2 percent from the field, including a career-high 36.4 percent from 3-point range, this season. Boston eventually called a timeout, and Smart limped to the bench - only to convince the training staff that he was all right and ...

Sports Jurgen Klopp reveals hilarious master plan to stop Eden Hazard
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp reveals hilarious master plan to stop Eden Hazard

Like it is this time. Arsenal have the kindest remaining fixtures out of the other candidates, as they do not play any of the "big six" in the run-in. " Liverpool are going to get nervous". It is not the first time that Mo Salah has faced abuse for being a muslim. Having had two brilliant appearances in the Reds' last two games, he will want to make an impact in this crucial game as well.

Sports RFU to meet Billy Vunipola over Israel Folau comments
Author: 0 RFU to meet Billy Vunipola over Israel Folau comments

Israel Folau won't be returning to the NRL after his Rugby Australia termination, after ARL Commission chairman Peter Beattie closed the door on welcoming Folau back into the NRL on Thursday night. Israel Folau was shocked to learn his contract was in jeopardy following his latest social media outburst. Opposition leader Bill Shorten said the bodies had made the correct decision.

Sports Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Tampa Bay Lightning 4/12/19, Prediction & Odds
Author: 0 Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Tampa Bay Lightning 4/12/19, Prediction & Odds

Let's start off in the east with the best team in the league Tampa Bay Lightning going against the second wildcard Columbus Blue Jackets . With all eight first-round series underway and a handful of Game 2s in the books, it's safe to say some playoff brackets are already in danger of crumbling, with the runaway favorite Tampa Bay Lightning falling behind 0-2 in their series vs.

Sports No Kane? No problem as Lucas Moura treble fires Spurs into third
Author: 0 No Kane? No problem as Lucas Moura treble fires Spurs into third

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino says Heung-min Son deserves greater recognition. There was no sign of Harry Winks in the matchday squad for the Premier League clash against Huddersfield and according to the Daily Mirror , it was because Winks picked up a groin problem which forced him to sit out the game.

Sports Los Angeles Lakers might hire this Sixers coach to replace Luke Walton
Author: 0 Los Angeles Lakers might hire this Sixers coach to replace Luke Walton

Walton was an assistant at Golden State for two seasons before taking the helm in Los Angeles. "I said today on Undisputed that it felt like Jeanie Buss would dig in and keep Luke Walton , to spite Magic and LeBron". Walton and Divac were teammates in Divac's final National Basketball Association season with the Lakers in 2004-05. Collectively, Lakers players missed more than 210 games due to injuries and the team used more than 25 different starting lineups this season.

Sports Finau rockets into Masters lead with blistering front nine
Author: 0 Finau rockets into Masters lead with blistering front nine

McIlroy got his round under way with a ideal drive and an approach to 25 feet but left his birdie putt inches short and then strangely opted to hit a three wood off the tee on the par-five second. Spieth, who has struggled for much of the past year and has no finishes better than 30th in 2019, rallied with a 68 during the second round to get to 1 under par for the tournament.

Sports Marco Silva responds to speculation linking Idrissa Gueye with Manchester United
Author: 0 Marco Silva responds to speculation linking Idrissa Gueye with Manchester United

United are seemingly reluctant to lose Herrera on a free and have been trying to agree a new deal, but the Spain global has now thrown those negotiations into serious doubt after saying he will "listen" to offers from other clubs. Herrera is expected to earn €200,000-per-week for three years in France. Landing Herrera would be a rare chance to take a player from a top six rival and engineer a free transfer for a player with Premier League experience, who still has plenty more to give.

Sports Formula 1 drivers praise Shanghai circuit
Author: 0 Formula 1 drivers praise Shanghai circuit

In this era, death was expected and several of the sport's most dazzling drivers, including Clark, died in the cockpit of a racing vehicle. That day an Alfa Romeo driven by Juan Manuel Fangio. The Finn was on course for victory in Shanghai past year until a virtual safety vehicle handed it to then-Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo , who has yet to score a point this season for Renault, instead.

Sports Magic Johnson's complete interview about stepping down from Lakers
Author: 0 Magic Johnson's complete interview about stepping down from Lakers

Sam Amick reported on The Athletic that Johnson was making $10 million per year with the Lakers while Marcus Thompson suggests Myers might make about half that amount. Other more qualified executives than Pelinka, such as former Cleveland Cavaliers' general manager David Griffin, are available for hire. He said part of the reason he made the decision was to maintain his relationship with Lakers owner Jeanie Buss.

Sports Who's going to win the Chinese Grand Prix?
Author: 0 Who's going to win the Chinese Grand Prix?

Charles Leclerc was robbed of a maiden win when a cylinder failed on his V6 engine shortly after teammate Sebastian Vettel had been relegated down the order by a spin. "There are always times where you happen to just not get the right vehicle set-up", he added. "They are a little bit nervous but I think as the weekend develops we will see where they are when we get to qualifying ".

Sports No decision until end of season, says Hazard over Chelsea exit
Author: 0 No decision until end of season, says Hazard over Chelsea exit

Madrid continue to be heavily linked with a move for the former Lille youngster as they prepare to spend big this summer following a disappointing season. He said: "Of course not". "Great players are always welcome, but we have a great squad already, and we will win things again". Belgium worldwide Hazard will only have a year remaining on his contract at the end of 2018-19, but Chelsea may not be able to replace him due to a two-window transfer ban, against which the club have appealed.

Sports Nick Bosa toned down his political views in case 49ers draft him
Author: 0 Nick Bosa toned down his political views in case 49ers draft him

The 49ers have used three of their past four first-round picks on defensive lineman - Arik Armstead , DeForest Buckner and Solomon Thomas - but as coach Kyle Shanahan noted recently, "You can never have too (many) D-linemen". "There's a chance I might end up in San Francisco". Screenshoted tweets showed Bosa calling Kaepernick, the former 49ers quarterback who claimed NFL owners were colluding to keep him out of the league because of his decision to kneel during the national anthem, a ...

Sports Duke 'Looking Into' Michael Avenatti's Claim Nike Paid Zion Williamson's Mother
Author: 0 Duke 'Looking Into' Michael Avenatti's Claim Nike Paid Zion Williamson's Mother

Additional details in the documents suggest that some of the payments were billed to Nike through fraudulent invoices disguised as business expenses. "I say billionaire, very easily", Vaccaro said. With multiple companies expected to bid for Williamson, the star forward is likely to receive a signature shoe with his rookie contract in the National Basketball Association, putting him in rare company.

Sports Davis sets record at 0 for 49, including warning track shot
Author: 0 Davis sets record at 0 for 49, including warning track shot

Davis struck out twice during the record-setting performance on Monday against the Oakland Athletics and has now whiffed 15 times already this season. Since then, the Orioles traded talented infielder Manny Machado to the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2018 to avoid paying another nine-figure salary. Jonathan Villar has two homers, one triple, one double, and four RBIs over his last four games.

Sports Champions League: Mourinho speaks on Ajax, Juventus clash
Author: 0 Champions League: Mourinho speaks on Ajax, Juventus clash

Juventus took the lead on the stroke of halftime as Portuguese forward Ronaldo began an attacking move inside his own half before sprinting down field and diving to head in a clever chip from Joao Cancelo. However, influential left back Tagliafico will miss the second leg next Tuesday after being booked late in the first half. Ajax stunned Real Madrid in the Round of 16, taking down the Catalan giants 5-3 in the two-game set.

Sports Özil Nearly Hits Unai Emery With His Jacket After Being Subbed Off
Author: 0 Özil Nearly Hits Unai Emery With His Jacket After Being Subbed Off

A top-four place remains in Arsenal's hands but they will have to do without Sokratis for the away game at Watford and the visit of Crystal Palace as a 10th booking of the season means he will serve a two-match suspension. Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil threw his jacket towards Everton boss Marco Silva and his coaching staff following a touchline confrontation during his side's Premier League defeat at Goodison Park.

Sports Klopp lauds 'brilliant' Henderson Keita in Liverpool's win over Porto
Author: 0 Klopp lauds 'brilliant' Henderson Keita in Liverpool's win over Porto

This year, the connection between them has reached the next level as they cooperate in terms of defending, pressing high up the pitch and creating lethal moments of play, even in the final minutes of the games. Keita hit the back of the net first for the Reds , before Trent Alexander-Arnold laid it on a plate for Roberto Firmino . The Brazil global has also cautioned against complacency next week.

Sports Mullin likely to step down at St. John's
Author: 0 Mullin likely to step down at St. John's

The younger Hurley always seemed a little miscast in a Pac-12 job, despite the success he's had in Tempe over the last couple seasons, and the chance to return home may appeal to him. Rick Pitino told the New York Post on Tuesday that he would be interested in the job, but he wants an apology and to be cleared publicly by the U.S.