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Sports Naomi Osaka loses to Elina Svitolina in 2nd round of Miami Open
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Figure skating: Olympic bronze-medalist Caetlyn Osmond of Canada won the world title in Assago, Italy, with a almost flawless performance as Olympic champion Alina Zagitova fell a jaw-dropping three times and crowd favorite Carolina Kostner turned in a lackluster skate.

Sports Duke wins a chess match
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The Duke Blue Devils weren't great Friday against Syracuse (they hit 5 of 26 from behind the arc), but they did enough to get by the Orange, 69-65, and advance to the Elite 8, where they will face No. I think we'll be ready for (the Kansas) game. Syracuse's legendary coach, Jim Boeheim, is renowned for his zone defense. Yet like this year, SU was the last team in - and the 2016 Orange made it all the way to the Final Four.

Sports Loyola-Chicago preview, predictions: Which team reaches Final Four?
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Nevada would have had just one second to inbound the ball and score before the buzzer sounded. The Ramblers are riding a strong pack-line style defense through the tournament, holding three straight teams to 68 or fewer points, and winning the three games by a combined four points.

Sports LA Galaxy confirms Ibrahimovic deal
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In arguably the splashiest MLS acquisition since David Beckham more than a decade ago, the Los Angeles Galaxy have signed legendary Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic , it was officially announced Friday. Cole was sent off in a 2-1 defeat at New York City last time out, a result that came on the back of a season-opening win over Portland Timbers. Explaining his role, Kirovski said: 'They (players) see that I played in Europe at big clubs, forget the Champions League .

Sports Warriors' Steph Curry comes back only to go down again
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Curry did not reinjure his right ankle, but he sprained his left MCL, the Warriors said. Curry was returning after missing the previous six games with a right ankle injury. Coming into Friday night, Curry was the only Warriors All-Star healthy enough to play. The Warriors are now without stars Klay Thompson (hand) and Kevin Durant (rib), both who are still expected to be out for significant time.

Sports Hamilton, Vettel savor competing against the 'best'
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In race pace I think we will be closer . Hamilton's team-mate Bottas crashed on his first attempt at a flying lap - piling the pressure on himselfSo does anyone else have a chance? "There is barely any diversity in F1, still nothing's changed in 11 years I've been here", the 33-year-old told his six million followers.

Sports Former Raider Aldon Smith arrested again
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Per the report, he contacted the victim, his fiancee, in a March 3 domestic violence incident . Smith turned himself in Friday morning after SFPD issued a warrant for his arrest. 'And I'm scared for his life with his addiction. He previously played for the San Francisco 49ers starting in 2011 but was released by the team in August 2015 following an arrest for a DUI hit-and-run in Santa Clara.

Sports Hostage fears at supermarket after police officer shot…
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Friday´s violence took place in a part of France still scarred by a killing spree in 2012 in the city of Toulouse and nearby Montauban where another jihadist , Mohamed Merah, shot dead seven people including three Jewish schoolchildren. "When we heard shots, the GIGN - a specialist police tactical unit - intervened", Mr Collumb said, adding that the policeman was "seriously injured" during his "act of heroism".

Sports Joseph Parker Punching Harder After Surgery, Team Says
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Should such a bout between British boxer Joshua, the International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Association title-holder and American rival Wilder, the World Boxing Council champion, take place it could be one of the richest in history.

Sports Lewis Hamilton claims season-opening pole in Melbourne
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Worryingly for Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel and the Red Bull drivers , Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen , Hamilton also has the benefit of what looks like an improved Mercedes this season as sets out to retain his world championship.

Sports Morkel claims 300th Test career wicket
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Middle-order batsman Temba Bavuma is fit again after a finger injury and is contesting a place with Theunis de Bruyn, who played in the first two tests but averaged only 19. It all changed when Cummins came back into the attack in the 63rd over and with his fifth delivery induced a false shot from De Villiers, who drove him to mid-off after scoring 64.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo hit two in stoppage time to see off Egypt
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The Portugal captain scored the equaliser in the 92nd minute, ghosting into the area before nodding home . However, the 33-year-old Real Madrid star had to wait for the VAR system to validate his goal after a suspicion of offside. The Egyptian surpasses Ronaldo on their total goals scored in this campaign and he has the opportunity to test himself against the best in the game against Portugal .

Sports MI flipped the script on Texas A&M in a Sweet 16 beatdown
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The Wolverines shot 61.9 percent from the field and had already led by 24 at the half. Turnovers costly in slow start: A&M's offensive struggles against the Wolverines were compounded by turnovers in the first half. Many of them, however, are at home watching the rest of the NCAA tournament. If foes weren't able to get through the hardened defense the first time around, they were better off hoping that MI would miss its shot on the ensuing possession.

Sports Atlanta Ransomware Cyberattack: Will City Pay Hackers to Regain its Files?
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The City of Atlanta's computer network has suffered a ransomware attack, according to officials. Atlanta City Hall is seen here in the wake of a cyberattack on March 22, 2018 . "We're looking at the perimeter, so we're looking at the network and our customer-facing systems as well as our internal systems". The alert goes on to state that Fulton County's systems have not been directly impacted, but the county is "following precautionary measures put in place by regional Federal ...

Sports Who is Naomi Osaka, Serena's conqueror?
Author: 0 Who is Naomi Osaka, Serena's conqueror?

Osaka looked fresh despite having played seven matches in Indian Wells to capture her first career title on Sunday. For many the name will be new, but that won't be the case for long as the Haitain-American-Japanese professional tennis player continues her rapid rise towards the top of the game.

Sports Turkey's unemployment rate at 10.9 percent in 2017
Author: 0 Turkey's unemployment rate at 10.9 percent in 2017

Cullman County's rate went up slightly, from 3.5 percent for January to 3.6 percent for February, down significantly from February 2017's rate of 5 percent. The jobless reading after seasonal adjustments last month gained 0.02 percentage points to 3.7 percent. Employment in goods-producing industries, at 925,400, increased 4,100, led by gains in manufacturing (+2,900) and construction (+1,100).

Sports Celtics: Kyrie Irving to undergo 'minimally invasive' knee procedure
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The soreness is in the same knee where Irving suffered a fractured knee cap during the 2015 NBA Finals. Irving's timetable for a return will not be known until after the procedure. It had been anticipated all along that Irving would have to undergo a procedure at some point to clean out residual issues in his knee. Had Irving had the surgery, he wouldn't have been able to help the Cavs this season, the one before LeBron can become a free agent.

Sports Pelicans win fourth straight in comeback over Lakers
Author: 0 Pelicans win fourth straight in comeback over Lakers

Kuzma and Davis each scored 10 points in the second quarter and Los Angeles had a 73-71 lead at halftime. New Orleans trailed by 11 entering the fourth quarter but took the lead with two minutes left and held on to it in the closing seconds.