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Everton's Pickford started against Holland, keeping his second clean-sheet in two appearances, but Southgate confirmed Stoke's Butland will begin the Italy match. "I think the circumstances were hard and the team got more solid just after he went out of the side, with David coming in and working as he does", Southgate said, reflecting on Hart's West Ham predicament.
  • Courtois sets deadline for Chelsea future call

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    Courtois has returned to Chelsea from worldwide duty with Belgium for treatment on a hamstring problem, but is expected to be fit for Sunday's Premier League match against Tottenham Hotspur. It hasn't been the best of seasons for Alvaro Morata , but the Chelsea striker has something to look forward to off the pitch. He has been with the Blues since 2011, with 147 appearances made since spending the first three years after joining from Genk out on loan at Atletico.
  • Trump touts $1.6 billion spending for Mexican wall funding, blasts 'Dem giveaways'

    Trump touts $1.6 billion spending for Mexican wall funding, blasts 'Dem giveaways'

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    Meanwhile, Trump also tweeted on Sunday that the $1.3 trillion federal budget passed by Congress last week includes increased funding to help "rebuild" the U.S. The omnibus bill allotted only $1.6 billion, but President Trump says a lot can be done with that money. Democrats had claimed victory on the issue, pointing to the fact that Trump's requests for new deportation agents and detention center beds had gone unanswered, although they had expressed disappointment at the failure to get a ...
  • Take blame for government shutdown? 'F--- that,' Trump reportedly told aides

    Take blame for government shutdown? 'F--- that,' Trump reportedly told aides

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    Trump was reportedly reacting to a reminder that a budget deadline loomed at midnight on Friday, and he would be blamed if the federal government were to shut down again. Libertarian Republican Thomas Massie called the filibuster complaint a "cop-out", arguing that getting rid of the requirement would lead to more spending and regulations.
  • Dana Jacobson Defends Leonard Hamilton After Tense Postgame Interview

    Dana Jacobson Defends Leonard Hamilton After Tense Postgame Interview

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    CBS sideline reporter Dana Jacobson asked Hamilton about FSU's end-of-game decision making. When Jacobson explained they were only down four with 11 seconds left on the clock, Hamilton replied, "You think the game came down to the final seconds of the game?" Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton yells during the second half of the team's NCAA men's college basketball tournament regional final against MI on Saturday, March 24, 2018, in Los Angeles.
  • Johanna Konta beats Elise Mertens in Miami Open third round

    Johanna Konta beats Elise Mertens in Miami Open third round

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    Three-time champion Williams was on the brink of after the likes of her sister Serena, world number one Simona Halep and Caroline Wozniacki out but hung in there to win 5-7 6-3 7-5 on Sunday. Another match point came and went for Bertens at 5-4 but a tight shot allowed her American opponent off the hook once more. She led by a set and a break before Haddad Maia battled back to level the set.
  • Powerful storm begins moving into California

    Powerful storm begins moving into California

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    With that said, the Hi-Line along with the Northeastern corner of the state should receive a fair amount of precipitation out of this storm. That's a stream of moisture in the sky - technically an atmospheric river - originating in the Pacific Ocean near Hawaii and landing in California .
  • Yankees await Greg Bird news Monday as Aaron Boone remains optimistic

    Yankees await Greg Bird news Monday as Aaron Boone remains optimistic

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    Bird, who will see orthopedic specialist Dr. Martin O'Malley on Monday, was scratched from Saturday afternoon's split-squad game in Kissimmee against the Braves with soreness in the same area of his right foot that required surgery last season, a situation that caused GM Brian Cashman later in the day to say: "I'm anxious about it, to be honest".
  • Olivier Giroud reveals one thing that frustrates him at Chelsea

    Olivier Giroud reveals one thing that frustrates him at Chelsea

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    The long-serving Gunners boss said on Walcott: "I always say that players who did fight for our shirt and fought for our club, you ideally want them to be respected. But the 31-year-old has still not scored for Chelsea in the league after moving across London in January. 'I'm happy with how I've adapted, the welcome I got and my relationship with my team-mates, ' he told L'Equipe.
  • Justin Thomas enjoys another short round in Match Play

    Justin Thomas enjoys another short round in Match Play

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    Watson made four birdies and an eagle in 16 holes to keep Thomas from becoming the No. 1 player in the world with a victory. During that span, Watson was a conservative 1 under par . "And things just snowballed from there". Moments later, he received a text that he needed to win his match against Kisner. The usually-emotional Watson fought back tears in his post-round interviews, but he immediately gave credit to his ability to focus again on the golf course .
  • IPL plays waiting game on Smith, Warner after ball tampering row

    IPL plays waiting game on Smith, Warner after ball tampering row

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    We at Rajasthan Royals will not tolerate any actions that are unfair by definition and bring disrepute to the game of cricket. Cricket Australia issued a statement saying, "Following discussions with Steve Smith and David Warner they have agreed to stand down as Captain and Vice-Captain respectively for the remainder of this Test match.
  • Former Michigan players react to Final Four berth

    Former Michigan players react to Final Four berth

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    Leonard Hamilton didn't want to address why he opted not to foul at the end of Saturday's game. "[It] turned out not to be a dagger ... but we just did enough to win it". After Robinson's 3-pointer, MI missed two of its next three free throws as Florida State cut the lead to 55-52. Hamilton asked. When Jacobson specifically clarified that she meant the decision not to foul, Hamilton said: " The game was over ".
  • Dana Jacobson defends FSU coach's terse response to postgame question

    Dana Jacobson defends FSU coach's terse response to postgame question

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    Michigan , the Big Ten tourney champ, has won 13 consecutive games, including a flawless 8-0 postseason clip; it hasn't lost since February 6, two days after the Super Bowl. For Saturday night's South Regional final, the Ramblers' elder statesmen are sitting immediately behind the Loyola bench. The first half wasn't pretty, and MI took a 27-26 lead into the break despite failing to get a field goal in the final 5:45.
  • Giants' John Mara 'tired' of discussing Odell Beckham's behavior

    Giants' John Mara 'tired' of discussing Odell Beckham's behavior

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    Speaking at the National Football League meetings in Orlando, Mara said he is not angry with Beckham, who recently was seen in a video in bed with a woman with what many interpreted to be drugs. "We're certainly not shopping him, if that's what you're asking. I still believe he'll be able to show him what we expect of him". "You can draw your own conclusions from that".
  • Get To Know Phillies Prospect Scott Kingery

    Get To Know Phillies Prospect Scott Kingery

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    A source close to the situation has informed FanRag Sports that Kingery will earn about $24 million in guaranteed money, thanks to the newly inked pact. Kapler, however, was not yet ready to put that on the record. Originally selected by the Phillies in the 2nd round of the June 2015 draft out of the University of Arizona, Kingery won the Paul Owens Award last season as the top position player in the Phillies minor league system.
  • Steve Smith, David Warner step down amid ball-tampering investigation

    Steve Smith, David Warner step down amid ball-tampering investigation

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    But given the recent controversy of Faf du Plessis using his sugary saliva from sucking on mints to coat the ball during South Africa's 2016 tour of Australia, the connotations of Bancroft's actions are not good. "After all, our cricketers are role models". "This can occur while Cricket Australia completes a full investigation". "From that cricket perspective today, it was extremely disappointing".
  • March Madness Recap: Florida State vs. Michigan Betting Odds

    March Madness Recap: Florida State vs. Michigan Betting Odds

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    The #11 Loyola-Chicago Ramblers will aim for another upset win when they take on the #3 Michigan Wolverines in the Final Four round of the NCAA Tournament Saturday evening from the Alamodome in San Antonio. After appearing to almost walk away from the interview broadcast on national television, Hamilton regrouped and said the Wolverines deserved credit for forcing the Seminoles out of their comfort zone.