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Romero also failed to meet the 185-pound requirement in February for an interim middleweight title fight against Luke Rockhold at UFC 221. "It's great in one sense, that Rob can't lose the belt but obviously we wanted to fight for the title".
  • UF baseball eyes a second national title

    UF baseball eyes a second national title

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    Aces Brady Singer (10-1, 2.25 ERA) and Jackson Kowar (9-4, 3.21 ERA) along with closer Michael Byrne (1.99 ERA, 13 saves) lead Florida on the mound. The journey begins this week. With a spot in the regionals clinched, Florida State (43-17) will host a regional in Tallahassee. Six Florida teams are in the tournament overall.
  • Green to start in place of hurt Love in Game 7

    Green to start in place of hurt Love in Game 7

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    The Cavaliers are 4-2 all-time in Game 7s - including their home victory over in in the First Round. Discussion after Game 5 was centered squarely on how LeBron James ran out of gas and how rookie Jason Tatum ran circles around the aging superstar.
  • Rockets push defending champ Warriors to the brink

    Rockets push defending champ Warriors to the brink

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    Paul scored 18 of his 20 points in the second half to help Houston take a 3-2 series lead with a 98-94 victory over the Warriors . LOS ANGELES-Star guard Chris Paul departed Houston's Western Conference finals game five win over Golden State in the final minute Thursday and his status for game six was unclear.
  • Terrance Williams told police Kendall Wright crashed his auto

    Terrance Williams told police Kendall Wright crashed his auto

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    According to the police report, Terrance said Kendall left the crash scene and went to a club - but called Terrance to let him know where to find the auto. because Williams' cell phone was actually inside the Lambo. Anytime you hit a curve going about 60 miles per hour and struck his head, I don't know, but we're going to find out.
  • Serena Williams Can't Resist Paris

    Serena Williams Can't Resist Paris

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    Wozniacki is the second seed in Paris , behind only Simona Halep , who she beat in the Australian Open final and is still searching for a Grand Slam crown. The news comes after Williams told Vogue she suffered various health complications , including a pulmonary embolism, shortly after she gave birth to her daughter, Alexis Olympia.
  • Rockets Vs Warriors: Chris Paul’s Game 6 Status In Question

    Rockets Vs Warriors: Chris Paul’s Game 6 Status In Question

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    Klay Thompson shook off a knee injury that had his status for this game in question to score 23 points and Curry added 22. D'Antoni said "without a doubt" the team will be able to handle the challenge of playing Game 6 without CP3. He had himself a night in Game 5, scoring 20 points and tallying seven rebounds, six assists and three steals for the Rockets . But the Clippers eventually bowed out, ironically, to the Rockets after losing the final three games of the series.
  • Richie Incognito In Gym Altercation, Cops Called

    Richie Incognito In Gym Altercation, Cops Called

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    Incognito was out of football for 18 months before the Bills provided him a second chance by signing him to a one-year contract. The NFL suspended Incognito for the final half of the season and he was eventually released by Miami before being reinstated by the league the following offseason.
  • Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool aiming to bring Real Madrid down 'to our level'

    Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool aiming to bring Real Madrid down 'to our level'

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    But Salah , too, has been nothing less than a talisman for the Reds this season. The next few years will show if he can do something similar [to Messi and Ronaldo] but it is not that easy otherwise more players would have done it. So potent is the 33-year-old Ronaldo, he only required 43 games. "He is an incredible player with a tremendous quality", Ronaldo told El Partidazo de COPE.
  • Faf's experience made the difference: MS

    Faf's experience made the difference: MS

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    The 33-year-old also said the team's selection of players at the auction, a large number of them being in their 30s, helped bolster the experience needed in tight matches. Ravindra Jadeja (1 for 13) sent back Manish Pandey cheaply as half the Sunrisers team was back in the pavilion with only 69 on the board. But in a matter of minutes, fortunes swung back in the Chennai team's favour when Shreevats Goswami, Williamson and Shakib Al Hasan departed in quick succession with the last two becoming ...
  • 'US can't decide for the world:' Rouhani rejects Pompeo's Iran demands

    'US can't decide for the world:' Rouhani rejects Pompeo's Iran demands

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    It aspires to achieve nuclear weapons by various means", Netanyahu said as he met Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes in Jerusalem. State Department officials say the aim of the speech is to outline a path forward after Trump announced he would withdraw the USA from the 2015 landmark nuclear deal with Iran and reimpose sanctions, a decision that immediately puts the United States in breach of its commitments.
  • Stephen Curry's mom isn't happy about his potty mouth

    Stephen Curry's mom isn't happy about his potty mouth

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    But now they are down 2-1 with Tuesday's Game 4 at Oracle Arena, where Curry and the Warriors are undefeated in the playoffs since 2016. The Houston Rockets came out firing on all cylinders in Game 2 to defeat the Golden State Warriors 105-127 .
  • Lady Vols host NCAA Regional for 14th straight season

    Lady Vols host NCAA Regional for 14th straight season

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    Last season, Alabama tied for third at the Washington (Sammamish) Regional to advance to the NCAA Championship, where it finished 17th. North Central will enter with an overall record of 28-12. "They see their potential and I think they're ready to do something big". It is home of the Duluth Huskies of the Northwoods League as well as the Saints.
  • United stalwart Carrick deserves special send-off - Herrera

    United stalwart Carrick deserves special send-off - Herrera

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    I think the Liverpool game, because of the history and the tradition and everything that goes behind it, it run deeps doesn't it? "After a lot of consideration, and with a very heavy heart, I have decided the time is right for me to move on", Faria told United's website.
  • Conte on Huddersfield draw: Chelsea must make decision about me

    Conte on Huddersfield draw: Chelsea must make decision about me

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    We must accept staying fifth in the table. But they weren't able to score one goal more than our opponent. He added: "I think for this season this is my last game - it's always the same and I don't have anything to add". We tried with all of our strength to win but the result penalised our team a lot. Chelsea have two remaining fixtures before the Premier League season concludes, and with the club sitting just two points off the top four, Wednesday night's match against Huddersfield and ...
  • Michael Clarke surprised with Virat Kohli's decision to skip the Afghanistan Test

    Michael Clarke surprised with Virat Kohli's decision to skip the Afghanistan Test

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    Selectors also announced squads for two-match T2OI series against Ireland, three-match T20I series against England, three-match ODI series against England, the India "A" team for the one-day Tri-series against England Lions and West Indies "A" and the India "A" team for the two four-day games against West Indies "A" and one four-day match against England Lions.
  • Koscielny out of World Cup with Achilles injury

    Koscielny out of World Cup with Achilles injury

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    I didn't analyse anything or consider anything. And then, after, I will rest a little bit and think about where I go from there. "I will be active - my brain demands work". "There's a good basis". Rumors are the team have put out feelers to Huddersfield Town manager David Wagner, whose team can secure top-flight football for a second straight season with a victory in either of their last two matches.
  • I have learnt a valuable lesson: David Warner

    I have learnt a valuable lesson: David Warner

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    The pair were caught up in the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa and were given year long bans away from the game by Cricket Australia. Warner spent Sunday morning training young women and girls in power-hitting techniques and T20 cricket at Darwin's cricket oval.
  • Mourinho Criticises Man Utd Attackers After Shock Loss

    Mourinho Criticises Man Utd Attackers After Shock Loss

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    With third bottom Southampton and 17th-placed Swansea to meet on Tuesday, Brighton now can't now be relegated. I said during commentary that I felt if there's any player who wondered why he wasn't playing in the cup final, you can just show them this video.
  • Albert Pujols reaches 3000 career hits at Safeco Field

    Albert Pujols reaches 3000 career hits at Safeco Field

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    With the hit , the Los Angeles Angels slugger pulled into a tie with Roberto Clemente for 31st on MLB's all-time hit list. With Rookie Shohei Ohtani dominating numerous headlines surrounding the team and Superstar Mike Trout having an excellent start to the season, people are forgetting one of the big storylines in Anaheim.
  • Capitals' Tom Wilson gets three game ban from Stanley Cup playoffs

    Capitals' Tom Wilson gets three game ban from Stanley Cup playoffs

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    More boos descended on Wilson. Wilson is fifth on the Caps in postseason points with seven (two goals, five assists) in nine games. In issuing the suspension, the National Hockey League ruled that Wilson's left shoulder made initial and primary contact with Aston-Reese's head, and that Wilson could have avoided such a situation.
  • Both Tony Bellew and David Haye weigh in lighter than a year ago

    Both Tony Bellew and David Haye weigh in lighter than a year ago

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    Bellew, who won last year's bout at the same venue with an 11th-round stoppage, came in at 15st 4oz on the eve of the fight - around three pounds lighter than before, compared to four pounds for his opponents. "With those muscles, those attractive abdominals, that sharp haircut, those big pectorals - I'm sure it was him!" Haye has had to overcome Achilles and bicep injuries ahead of the rematch, but the 37-year-old insists he is fighting fit ahead of the O2 Arena showdown.
  • Mets to designate pitcher Matt Harvey for assignment

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    After an incredible rookie campaign and the first half of 2013, he was named the National League's starting pitcher in the All-Star Game. He sat out 2014 after undergoing Tommy John surgery but recovered by posting a 2.71 ERA in 2015 helping lead the Mets to the World Series in 2015.
  • Celtics advance to second round with Game 7 win over Bucks

    Celtics advance to second round with Game 7 win over Bucks

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    Win in 6 Podcast #214: The 17-year wait continues ( read here): Adam McGee, Ti Windisch and I reflected on the Bucks' playoff series with the Celtics following their Game 7 loss, the questions that loom large this summer and more in the latest Win in 6.