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He was highly sought out this winter by multiple teams - most notably the New York Yankees. Even with those lackluster stats last season, Cole is the kind of pitcher the Astros can afford to take a chance on. The players the Pirates got in return for Cole is a bit underwhelming. However, it now seems Freese and Moran will compete to break camp as the starting third baseman this year.
  • Australian Open: Rafael Nadal embarks on new journey without Uncle Toni

    Australian Open: Rafael Nadal embarks on new journey without Uncle Toni

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    Federer will saddle up for a 19th time in the main draw at Melbourne Park, looking to frustrate "Generation Next" once again and defend the title he won previous year during a stunning comeback from knee surgery. Nadal look fit and agile while defeating Thiem and said he felt "good" and was "more or less" playing well. I played in Kooyong once. Nadal's career has been disrupted by injuries since 2005, but he sees a need for a more thorough examination of the tennis schedule after the ...
  • Man Utd consider shock move for Leicester ace Vardy

    Man Utd consider shock move for Leicester ace Vardy

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    Mourinho feels that Zlatan Ibrahimovic's injury setback has left him short on back-up options for Lukaku as he prefers to play Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial out wide. MANCHESTER UNITED have made a £25m bid for Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez , but how would he fit into the side? Manchester United have enquired about the possibility of re-signing Javier Hernandez as Jose Mourinho looks to bolster his strike force, according to reports in the British media.
  • After Wet Winter Storm, Thomas Fire Declared 100% Contained

    After Wet Winter Storm, Thomas Fire Declared 100% Contained

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    The huge wildfire that led to this week's devastating debris flows in Montecito is finally 100 percent contained. The trucks can carry 10-20 tons of debris at a time and make as many as seven trips a day. Level 3 fire restrictions are in effect for the Los Padres National Forest. Its historic toll in Southern California - more than 280,000 acres ravaged - also led to another deadly disaster: the mudslides this month in Santa Barbara County.
  • Tenet Healthcare (THC) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Shows

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    The stock appeared $7.78 above its 52-week highs and is up 3.96% for the last five trades. About 490,289 shares traded or 8.93% up from the average. Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) has risen 15.46% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. The Unaudited Pro Forma Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations for the year ended December31,2016 and the nine months ended September 30,2017 have been prepared to present the Company's results of operations as if the Transaction had occurred on ...
  • ED raids Karti, associates in money laundering case

    ED raids Karti, associates in money laundering case

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    Following the Enforcement Directorate's (ED) raids on the premises of his son Karti Chidambaram , senior Congress leader P Chidambaram questioned the jurisdiction of the agency to investigate a matter related to Prevention of Money Laundering Act , 2000.
  • Billie Jean King backs renaming Margaret Court Arena after anti-gay comments

    Billie Jean King backs renaming Margaret Court Arena after anti-gay comments

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    Court is a regular at the event, but is not attending this year's Australian Open , which starts Monday. King, one of the original professionals in women's tennis and victor of 12 major singles titles in the Open era, said she had regularly met with Court at tournaments in the years since they retired after "we grew up together playing each other".
  • The future 5 at the Australian Open

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    The women's draw was going to be headlined by the return to tennis for Serena Williams, who won last year's tournament while pregnant. Former champions Novak Djokovic (the No. It was the first year since 2009 that Djokovic didn't reach at least one Grand Slam final. Third-seeded Muguruza is in a hard quarter containing former Australian Open champions Maria Sharapova and Angelique Kerber, and U.S.
  • California mudslides: Before and after

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    Floodwaters destroyed about 100 homes and damaged 300 more in Santa Barbara County. Talking about the heavy mudslide , Brown told NBC : "The only words I can really think of to describe what it looked like was it looked like a World War I battlefield ".
  • Antonio Brown misses Friday practice with illness ahead of Jaguars-Steelers rematch

    Antonio Brown misses Friday practice with illness ahead of Jaguars-Steelers rematch

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    They will also prove to be a much-tougher test for the Falcons than their recent opponent, the Los Angeles Rams, in the NFC wild-card game. The Steelers lost, 30-9, against an unproven Jaguars team. He has thrown 22 touchdowns to seven interceptions since the Jacksonville loss. He's called for intentional grounding, loses 10 yards and the down. Quarterback Tom Brady finished the regular-season as the third-most valuable quarterback per ESPN's Total Quarterback Rating and was ...
  • Australian Open: Del Potro ready for Melbourne despite Auckland loss

    Australian Open: Del Potro ready for Melbourne despite Auckland loss

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    Ferrer, who has slipped from a career-high No 3 to 38 has a 6-4 win record over the 13th ranked del Potro who struggled to get on top of Khachanov. Both players will now turn their attention to next week's Australian Open in Melbourne, where Bautista Agut will play compatriot Fernando Verdasco in the first round.
  • Gophers-Michigan State women's basketball preview

    Gophers-Michigan State women's basketball preview

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    Overall, Turgeon got a combined 19 points from players not named Cowan or Huerter - and just eight points from the bench. They hit eight of their first 10 shots and were shooting at 60 percent before Michigan State hit its stride. Now, as Michigan State begins the quest to win the program's first regular season Big Ten title since 2012, Izzo said he can focus on little things like blocking out and making free throws.
  • Serena absence gives chance for a new superstar to emerge

    Serena absence gives chance for a new superstar to emerge

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    Serena Williams played an exhibition match in Abu Dhabi in late December but pulled out of this month's Australian Open . However, the days and weeks following the September birth of daughter Alexis Olympia was hard, according to a recent with the tennis champion.When contractions began, baby Olympia's heartrate plunged.
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ Open Beta Is Available to Download Now on PS4

    Dragon Ball FighterZ Open Beta Is Available to Download Now on PS4

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    The Zodiac Age on PC will run at a buttery-smooth 60fps and will be compatible with 21:9 ultra-wide monitors. Likewise, the game's three soundtrack options-original, re-orchestrated, and soundtrack-will be accessible from the off, and a new function named "Maximise License Points and Gil" grants players access to maximum points from the configuration screen.
  • Johnson and Kirk share lead in Hawaii

    Johnson and Kirk share lead in Hawaii

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    Jordan Spieth was basking in the Hawaiian sun until his day fell apart in stunning fashion with a late quadruple-bogey to finish six shots back of first-round Sony Open leaders Zach Johnson and Chris Kirk on Thursday. He might have been rusty, but not when it comes to island life. He realized how little golf he had played during the short offseason when he reached into his bag and found golf balls that he had marked for the final round at Sea Island.
  • Curry To Sit Again For Warriors

    Curry To Sit Again For Warriors

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    The Bucks hit seven of their first 10 shots in the third quarter. Curry, averaging 27.9 points per game, was sidelined for Golden State's Wednesday night loss to the Los Angeles Clippers after slipping during the morning shootaround, aggravating his troublesome right ankle.
  • Ferrer, del Potro to meet in ASB Classic semifinal

    Ferrer, del Potro to meet in ASB Classic semifinal

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    Shapovalov had defeated the 2009 U.S. Open champion in the second round of the Rogers Cup in Montreal last August. "I didn't expect to play at this level in the first match of the year". "Tomorrow I'll have to run even more against David but it's a good challenge for me, to see how my body is before an important event like the Australian Open ".