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16/04/2014

Chuter a true inspiration - Youngs

Leicester Tigers' England hooker Tom Youngs says retiring George Chuter has been "fantastic" in helping his development.

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16/04/2014

Player fined for homophobic sign

An international football player has been found guilty of making a homophobic gesture during a league game by an English court.

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16/04/2014

The best beard in football?

As a youngster, Olof Mellberg dreamed of becoming a tennis pro. He never lived out that childhood fantasy, but he did achieve something millions of football fans around the world can only imagine.

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16/04/2014

Duff confirms Fulham exit and eyes US

Veteran Fulham winger Damien Duff confirms he will leave Craven Cottage at the end of the season.

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16/04/2014

Reeva Steenkamp shot in 'rapid fire'

The girlfriend of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius was shot in quick succession, a forensics expert says, contradicting police ballistics testimony.

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16/04/2014

Manchester City tops wage bill survey

If you want to earn big bucks as a sportsman then Europe is the place to be.

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16/04/2014

Wigan deserve double praise - Brown

St Helens coach Nathan Brown believes Friday's opponentsWigan deserve more credit for winning the double in 2013.

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16/04/2014

Cram accepts British Athletics role

Former world champion Steve Cram joins British Athletics as an adviser and mentor ahead of the 2016 Olympics.

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16/04/2014

Hart not one of world's best - Shilton

Joe Hart cannot yet be considered one of the world's elite goalkeepers, says former England number one Peter Shilton.

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16/04/2014

Scots reveal largest aquatics team

Team Scotland have named their largest aquatics team in Commonwealth Games history for Glasgow 2014.

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16/04/2014

Tennis stars play Baltacha fundraiser

Andy Murray, Martina Navratilova and a number of other tennis stars will play in a fundraising event for Elena Baltacha.

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16/04/2014

Joyce leads Sussex to win at Edgbaston

Ed Joyce's 151 not out, his second century in the match, helps Sussex to a seven-wicket victory over Warwickshire at Edgbaston.

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16/04/2014

VIDEO: Liverpool players read Hillsborough names

Players and staff from Liverpool Football Club read the names of the 96 victims of the Hillsborough tragedy.

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16/04/2014

Cricket board asked to probe IPL

India's Supreme Court asks the board to investigate the role of a top official and 12 others in spot-fixing and illegal betting in the Indian Premier League.

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16/04/2014

Durham excited by Sangakkara link

Head coach Jon Lewis says Kumar Sangakkara would be tremendous for Durham, amid reports he will agree a short-term deal.

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16/04/2014

Cycling sponsor 'huge' for women

Triple world champion Dani King believes finding a new sponsor for next month's Women's Tour is "huge" for women's sport.

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16/04/2014

Penrith fan sorry for hitting Burgess

A fan apologises after hitting South Sydney's England forward Sam Burgess on the head with a stick at an NRL game.

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16/04/2014

Gillespie backs Root for England

Yorkshire head coach Jason Gillespie maintains England should continue to pick Joe Root as an opening batsman.

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16/04/2014

VIDEO: Allardyce keen to end season on high

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce wants his side to end the season on a high and amass as many points as possible.

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16/04/2014

Wenger hoping for Everton slip-up

Arsenal's Arsene Wenger hopes Everton slip up in the race for fourth, but Roberto Martinez says his side are under no pressure.

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16/04/2014

Man City players 'best paid in sport'

Premier League players at Manchester City are the best paid in global sport, according to a recently published report.

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16/04/2014

Hearts' banker agrees shares sale

Ukio Bankas creditors approve the sale of its shares in Hearts, who can now begin their move out of administration.

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16/04/2014

VIDEO: A guide to the NHL play-offs

A guide to the NHL ice hockey play-offs as teams get ready to battle to win the 2014 Stanley Cup.

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16/04/2014

VIDEO: Wenger hopes for Everton slip-up

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is hoping Everton will slip up in theirfinal five games so his side win the race to fourth place in the Premier League and secure qualification to the Champions League.

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16/04/2014

Khan signs with Mayweather advisor

Amir Khan improves his chances of landing a lucrative showdown with Floyd Mayweather by teaming up with Al Haymon.

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16/04/2014

The Mercedes 'masterstroke' keeping Hamilton ahead

Andrew Benson looks at the Mercedes engine innovation that is key to keeping Lewis Hamilton on top in Formula 1 this season

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15/04/2014

'Losing the England captaincy was devastating'

In her latest column, Casey Stoney discusses England, Arsenal's hopes for the season and the WSL's debt to Liverpool

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15/04/2014

I will not quit - Sunderland boss Poyet

Sunderland manager Gus Poyet dismisses rumours he is about to quit the Premier League strugglers.

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15/04/2014

Prop Jones' future still unresolved

Wales and British and Irish Lions prop Adam Jones' future is still unresolved says Ospreys coach Steve Tandy.

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15/04/2014

Man City await fate over spending

Will Manchester City fail Uefa's new Financial Fair Play rules and what punishment could they face?

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15/04/2014

Hamilton back to brilliant best - Lowe

Lewis Hamilton is driving as well as at any time in his career, according to Mercedes co-team boss Paddy Lowe.

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15/04/2014

Olympic champion Campbell takes break

Olympic gold medallist Luke Campbell is taking a break from boxing after his father was diagnosed with cancer.

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15/04/2014

Dott misses out on World Championship

Ex-world champion Graeme Dott will miss this year's event after losing 10-7 to Kyren Wilson in the last qualifying round.

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15/04/2014

'Decisions key, not lack of English'

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini says a lack of English players was not a factor in the defeat by Liverpool.

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15/04/2014

Podolski fires for Arsenal

Two goals from Lukas Podolski help Arsenal to a 3-1 win over West Ham that sees the Gunners reclaim fourth place in the EPL table.

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15/04/2014

Williams fails to qualify for Crucible

Former champions Mark Williams and Graeme Dott will miss the World Snooker Championship at the Crucible after losing in qualifying.

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15/04/2014

Quigley lands second gold in Glasgow

Lauren Quigley breaks an English record as she wins her second gold medal at the British Championships in Glasgow.

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15/04/2014

VIDEO: Something wrong at Sunderland - Poyet

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet says 'something is wrong' at the club as they fight to avoid relegation from the Premier League.

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15/04/2014

New coach must remodel arrogant England - Agnew

Arrogant and complacent in Australia, England must restore pride, says BBC cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew

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15/04/2014

VIDEO: Hillsborough: You'll Never Walk Alone

A service marking the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster has ended with the crowd uniting to sing You'll Never Walk Alone.

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15/04/2014

Why Bale must shine in Copa del Rey final

Gareth Bale must prove he is not just a flat-track bully when Real Madrid face Barcelona on Wednesday, writes Andy West

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15/04/2014

Mothersill to miss Glasgow 2014

Cydonie Mothersill will not defend her Commonwealth Games 200m title after the birth of her daughter last year.

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15/04/2014

Hamilton eyes hat-trick on Shanghai straights

BBC Sport previews the Chinese Grand Prix, where Lewis Hamilton is going for his third win at Shanghai

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15/04/2014

Injured Ronaldo out of cup final

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo will miss his side's Copa del Rey final against rivals Barcelona on Wednesday.

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15/04/2014

Champion Djokovic dismisses Montanes

Novak Djokovic is in rampant form as he thrashes Albert Montanes in the second round as he defends his Monte Carlo title.

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15/04/2014

VIDEO: Tackling the world's coldest marathon

The world's hardest, and coldest, marathon has taken place at Russia's Barneo Ice Station in the geographic North Pole.

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15/04/2014

Pistorius 'heartbroken' over body

Oscar Pistorius tells his murder trial he was "heartbroken" at seeing the body of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, as the cross-examination ends.

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15/04/2014

The men who saved European rugby?

Key figures in the negotiations help explain how the row over European club rugby was finally resolved

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15/04/2014

Australian refs to wear microphones

TV viewers will be able to hear what referees are saying in the end-of-season Finals Series of Australia's A-League.

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15/04/2014

Rizeena can match Pebbles - Brittain

Trainer Clive Brittain places the potential of 1,000 Guineas favourite Rizeena alongside that of former winner Pebbles.

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15/04/2014

The tragedy that united a city

It claimed 96 lives, but several generations have been affected by the 1989 Hillsborough stadium tragedy -- footballers, fans, grieving families and the survivors. It was a disaster that brought the red and the blue halves of Liverpool together.

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15/04/2014

Why England can't compete

England may be the home of football but has the success of the Premier League left English football in jeopardy?

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15/04/2014

VIDEO: Everton fighting for a dream - Martinez

Everton boss Roberto Martinez says his side are "fighting for a footballing dream" as they bid to qualify for next season's Champions League.

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15/04/2014

Argentina better for Tevez absence

Carlos Tevez may be a popular figure in Argentina, but there is no place for him in their World Cup squad, says Tim Vickery

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15/04/2014

Red Bull lose Ricciardo appeal

Red Bull's appeal against Daniel Ricciardo's disqualification from last month's Australian Grand Prix is rejected.

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15/04/2014

GB coach plays down slopestyle fears

GB Freeski head coach Pat Sharples plays down fears that ski and snowboard slopestyle could be banned from the Winter Olympics.

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15/04/2014

Hillsborough remembered

Former Liverpool players Bruce Grobbelaar and Ian Rush recall 1989's Hillsborough disaster.

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15/04/2014

VIDEO: Focus Forum: Defoe for England?

Football Focus' Dan Walker is joined by former England striker Dean Ashton to discuss Roy Hodgson's attacking options for the World Cup.

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14/04/2014

Club-by-club guide: Women's Super League

Who are favourites for the title, relegation and promotion as the Women's Super League expands to two divisions?

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14/04/2014

Liverpool begin WSL title defence

Liverpool begin the defence of their title in the FA Women's Super League which is set to be its "most competitive yet".

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14/04/2014

Akinbiyi working to buck the trend on black bosses

Former Burnley and Stoke striker Ade Akinbiyi is ignoring the statistics on black managers as he begins his coaching career

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14/04/2014

Capello: 'Sport is outside politics'

Russia's annexation of Crimea should not affect the country's sports teams, says Russian national football team coach Fabio Capello.

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14/04/2014

European giants to clash in semifinals

Two European heavyweights will collide in the European Champions League semifinals after Bayern Munich and Real Madrid were drawn together in Switzerland on Friday.

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14/04/2014

Wiggins' anxious Tour de France wait

Sir Bradley Wiggins, the 2012 Tour de France winner, admits there are doubts around him making Sky's team for this year's race.

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13/04/2014

Watson 'hung on' for Masters win

Bubba Watson says he has no recollection of playing the last few holes after winning the Masters by three shots at Augusta.

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13/04/2014

Marquez eases to Texas victory

World champion Marc Marquez claims victory from Honda team-mate Dani Pedrosa in the Grand Prix of the Americas in Texas.

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13/04/2014

In pictures: London Marathon 2014

The best images as thousands of runners take part in the London Marathon 2014.

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13/04/2014

Coutinho keeps Liverpool on title track

Liverpool close on a first English title since 1990 with a thrilling 3-2 win over Manchester City as Philippe Coutinho scores the winner at Anfield.

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13/04/2014

Juve close on Serie A title

Fernando Llorente fired Juventus eight points clear at the top of Serie A and to within touching distance of a third successive league title Monday following a 2-0 win over Livorno.

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12/04/2014

Neymar and Barcelona teammates floored

Barcelona's week went from bad to worse. Having been eliminated in the Champions League by Atletico Madrid, Barca lost 1-0 at lowly Granada on Saturday.

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12/04/2014

The Masters day three - BBC Sport


SFGate

The Masters day three
BBC Sport
Rory McIlroy is first out in round three as 2012 champion Bubba Watson takes a three-shot lead into the final two rounds at Augusta. Summary. Leader: -7 B Watson, goes out last at 19:45 BST; 51 players left; Rory McIlroy (+5) out on course; -4 Senden; ...
Masters weekend begins with star power dwindlingChicago Tribune
Round 2 Masters gradesESPN
Masters 2014: The five best weekend storiesCBSSports.com
Detroit Free Press -SB Nation -Golfweek.com
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12/04/2014

Heat Top Pacers to Reclaim Lead in East - New York Times


ABC News

Heat Top Pacers to Reclaim Lead in East
New York Times
LeBron James scored 36 points, and the host Miami Heat moved back atop the Eastern Conference by beating the Indiana Pacers, 98-86, on Friday night. The Heat scored the first 16 points of the second half and were not threatened after that. Miami (54-25) ...
Pacers center Roy Hibbert invisible in returnIndianapolis Star
Pacers doomed by turnovers from the Miami trapIndy Cornrows
Miami Heat (54-25) at Atlanta Hawks (36-43), 7:30 pm (ET)Anchorage Daily News
Sporting Alert -CBSSports.com -Hoops Habit
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12/04/2014

Nike unveils new rebranded Florida State uniforms - USA TODAY


FanSided

Nike unveils new rebranded Florida State uniforms
USA TODAY
When Florida State's new logo was leaked earlier this month, fans were just a little bit upset. Though the changes seemed nondescript, traditionalists were up in arms. Now, the university and its sponsor, Nike, are unveiling the rest of the rebranding. From the ...
FSU officially unveils new logo, uniformsOrlando Sentinel
FSU unveils new uniforms, logoTallahassee.com
Douglas C. Lyons: Don't bet on a fix to Florida's gambling rules anytime soonSun-Sentinel
WJHG-TV -MyFoxOrlando.com -SI.com
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12/04/2014

Pacquiao Ready For Bradley - ESPN


Washington Post

Pacquiao Ready For Bradley
ESPN
LAS VEGAS -- The Manny Pacquiao whom so many fight fans fell in love with was a whirlwind who attacked opponents with nonstop aggression, firing punches with abandon. That's the Pacquiao who annihilated Oscar De La Hoya and sent him into ...
Manny Pacquiao with plenty to prove in rematch vs. Timothy Bradley in a sure...New York Daily News
Bradley, Pacquiao look for decisive win in rematchSportingNews.com
Manny Pacquiao weigh in ahead of welterweight championshipTelegraph.co.uk
FightSaga -Latino Post -SB Nation
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12/04/2014

Video: Timberwolves'Gorgui Dieng hits game-winner against Rockets - SI.com


Boston Globe

Video: Timberwolves' Gorgui Dieng hits game-winner against Rockets
SI.com
Timberwolves rookie center Gorgui Dieng hit a game-winning jumper to lift Minnesota to a 112-110 home victory over Houston on Friday. The headlines went to Corey Brewer for his improbable 51-point scoring explosion, but Dieng sealed up the victory on an ...
See every bucket from Corey Brewer's 51-point explosion against the RocketsUSA TODAY
Corey Brewer Scored 51 Points vs. the Rockets, Watch All of ThemThe Big Lead
Corey Brewer's 51-Point Game! Watch Every Made Field Goal!NBA.com
SB Nation -Deadspin -NBCSports.com
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12/04/2014

San Francisco Giants - TeamReport - GlobalPost


Washington Post

San Francisco Giants - TeamReport
GlobalPost
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Giants have two struggling pitchers near the bottom of their rotation. The last thing they need is another near the top. Right-hander Matt Cain hopes to put concerns about his slow start to rest Saturday when he faces the Colorado ...
All about the San Francisco GiantsSFGate (blog)
Bumgarner's Grand Slam Enough for WinHuffington Post
Bumgarner's slam lifts Giants past RockiesChicago Tribune
The Province -Call to the Pen -CBSSports.com
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12/04/2014

Masters 2014: Phil Mickelson and several notables miss cut - CBSSports.com


Yahoo Sports

Masters 2014: Phil Mickelson and several notables miss cut
CBSSports.com
Suffice it to say that this year's Masters has been interesting, and that's an understatement. Bubba Watson, the leader headed into the weekend, strung together five straight birdies on his second nine to grab a three-stroke lead. Defending champion Adam ...
Phil Mickelson flames out at the Masters, will watch as'punishment'SB Nation
Masters 2014: Let's all buy stock in Jordan SpiethCBS sports.com (blog)
Luke Donald vows to make up for his"dumb mistake" at the Masters after day...Mirror.co.uk
BBC Sport -SkySports -MiamiHerald.com
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12/04/2014

Rio 2016 Olympic crisis: 5 things to know - SFGate


SFGate

Rio 2016 Olympic crisis: 5 things to know
SFGate
BELEK, Turkey (AP) — Blame it on Rio. That might as well have been the official slogan of this week's Olympic gathering in southern Turkey. This turned out to be the occasion when the long-simmering angst over Rio de Janeiro's troubled preparations for the ...
5 Things to Know: The IOC and the crisis over delays for the 2016 Olympics in RioThe Daily Courier (subscription)
IOC to Take Active Role in Rio 2016 PreparationsWall Street Journal (blog)
Strike plagues Rio OlympicsStarPhoenix
New York Times
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12/04/2014

Flight 370: Australian PM 'confident'

Australia's Prime Minister on Saturday reiterated his "high degree of confidence" that acoustic signals picked up by searchers in the Indian Ocean are from the missing Malaysian plane's black box.

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11/04/2014

McCarthy struggles, bats silent in D-Backs loss - SFGate


SFGate

McCarthy struggles, bats silent in D-Backs loss
SFGate
PHOENIX (AP) — Another bad outing for an Arizona starting pitcher. And a night the Diamondbacks couldn't hit, either. The result was a 6-0 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday. The Dodgers were making their first trip to Chase Field since clinching the ...
Diamondbacks 0, Dodgers 6AZ Snake Pit

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11/04/2014

Stars clinch playoff berth with win over Blues - Reuters


Stars clinch playoff berth with win over Blues
Reuters
Stars clinch playoff berth with win over Blues. DALLAS -- Since Trevor Daley is the longest-tenured player on Dallas and the only player remaining from the last time the Stars made the playoffs, it seemed appropriate that he was front and center with a goal ...

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11/04/2014

Oscar Pistorius faces third day of harsh cross-examination

Oscar Pistorius faces another day of relentless cross-examination Friday as the prosecution seeks to pick holes into his account in the killing of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

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11/04/2014

Kayaker gets rare oarfish sighting

Tourists got an up-close look at a rare oarfish when it swam in shallow waters along a Mexican coastline.

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11/04/2014

Kayaker gets rare oarfish sighting

Tourists got an up-close look at a rare oarfish when it swam in shallow waters along a Mexican coastline.

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11/04/2014

The 'bull dog' against Pistorius

He's known as the "bull dog" in South Africa's legal circles, and just two days in to Gerrie Nel's merciless cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius, it's easy to see why.

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11/04/2014

NATO sees invasion-ready force

NATO has released satellite photos that show the extent of Russia's military mobilization on its border with Ukraine -- including fighter jets, tanks, artillery and thousands of soldiers who are prepared to invade within 12 hours if called upon, say officials.

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11/04/2014

Syrian refugee: It's all death

In one of the clinics in Arsal, a young fighter asks that we conceal his identity, going simply by the name Ahmed.

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11/04/2014

NATO says photos show invasion-ready jets, tanks and soldiers

NATO has released satellite photos that show the extent of Russia's military mobilization on its border with Ukraine -- including fighter jets, tanks, artillery and thousands of soldiers who are prepared to invade within 12 hours if calledupon, say officials.

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11/04/2014

Like being back in the USSR

A sloshed bottle of brandy may have helped Karl Penhaul get into Transnistria, a breakaway state recognized by no sovereign nation sandwiched between Moldova and Ukraine.

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11/04/2014

William jokes about baby George

The Royal visit to New Zealand is bringing out huge crowds. CNN's Max Foster reports.

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11/04/2014

William jokes about Prince George doing the haka

The Royal visit to New Zealand is bringing out huge crowds. CNN's Max Foster reports.

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11/04/2014

Italy rescues 6,000 migrants in four days, U.N. agency says

The Italian navy has rescued about 6,000 people in the past four days from more than 40 overcrowded boats in the Mediterranean, the United Nations' refugee agency said Friday.

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11/04/2014

Mo Ibrahim: Time for Afro-realism

Over the last 20 years, the narrative on the African continent has shifted from Afro-pessimism to Afro-optimism. The truth lies somewhere in between. Now is the time for Afro-realism: for sound policies based on honest data, aimed at delivering results.

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11/04/2014

Transnistria, like being back in the USSR

A sloshed bottle of brandy may have helped Karl Penhaul get into Transnistria, a breakaway state recognized by no sovereign nation sandwiched between Moldova and Ukraine.

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11/04/2014

Pope Francis asks forgiveness for priests who molested children

Pope Francis said Friday he feels compelled to "personally ask for forgiveness" for priests who sexually abused children.

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11/04/2014

Where is the world's highest murder rate?

The same country that headed the list the last time the United Nations issued a report on murder rates is atop again, with more than 90 killings for every 100,000 people.

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11/04/2014

The week in 27 photos

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10/04/2014

Juventus closer to home European final

The last Italian side to win the Europa League was Parma in 1999. Could Juventus end the drought? It moved a step closer Thursday, advancing to the semifinals.

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10/04/2014

Atletico Madrid and Bayern progress

Atletico Madrid booked its place in the quarterfinals of the Champions League by seeing off Barcelona, while Bayern Munich also advanced after beating Manchester United.

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10/04/2014

Cuba: U.S. usingspam as a weapon

Cuban officials have accused the U.S. government of bizarre plots over the years, such as trying to kill Fidel Castro with exploding cigars. On Wednesday, they said Washington is using a new weapon against the island: spam.

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10/04/2014

Cuba: U.S. using spam as a weapon

Cuban officials have accused the U.S. government of bizarre plots over the years, such as trying to kill Fidel Castro with exploding cigars. On Wednesday, they said Washington is using a new weapon against the island: spam.

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10/04/2014

Battling for abused Afghan women

CNN's Anna Coren reports on an American lawyer popular among Afghan women for protecting their rights.

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10/04/2014

Searching for tanks on the Russian border

CNN's Phil Black drives along the border between Russia and Ukraine on a search for Russian military. What did he find?

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10/04/2014

Searching for Russian tanks

CNN's Phil Black drives along the border between Russia and Ukraine on a search for Russian military. What did he find?

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10/04/2014

Mom mutilated by addict husband

23-year-old Sitara, a former child bride, was sleeping when her husband attacked her, asking for money to fuel his drug habit.

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10/04/2014

Putting planes back together

CNN's Stephanie Elam visits USC's Aviation Accident Lab for a look at how investigators learn to solve aviation mysteries.

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10/04/2014

The most stylish tribe in Africa?

A South African designer is making sure that when Xhosa boys come of age, they're dressed to the nines.

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09/04/2014

Master's fever: 10 must-play courses

Inspired by the Masters? Playing these courses will make you feel like a pro, even if you don't swing like one.

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09/04/2014

Bombs target Cairo University

Three bombs explode at Cairo University killing a police brigadier general and wounding five people.

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09/04/2014

Spain halts Venezuela riot gear sales

Spain has suspended the sale of police riot-control equipment to Venezuela due to instability there, two Spanish government officials said Friday.

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09/04/2014

'Many killed' in Pakistan blast

A blast in a fruit market in the Pakistani capital Islamabad kills many.

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09/04/2014

6 secrets of Punjab

When it comes to travel in India, the state of Punjab, which borders Pakistan, doesn't make it to the top of many itineraries. Here are 6 reasons why it should.

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09/04/2014

World's biggest ever poll starts

More than 814 million eligible voters go to polls in India. CNN's Sumnima Udas reports on the recent election.

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09/04/2014

Unique welcome for royals

Prince William's family was greeted by Maori warriors on a trip to New Zealand. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

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09/04/2014

Italian navy rescues 730 migrants

The Italian navy rescued 730 migrants from overcrowded boats in the Mediterranean Sea south of Sicily, it said Wednesday.

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09/04/2014

Wave of suicides over work?

French telecom company Orange is investigating a rash of staff suicides, a majority of which have been linked to work.

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09/04/2014

Confiscated art returned

Part of an art collection confiscated because it may contain pieces looted by the Nazis is being returned to its owner, prosecutors in the German town of Augsburg said Wednesday.

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09/04/2014

Peace talks stall

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took a step back from the negotiating table Wednesday, ordering ministers to halt meetings with their Palestinian counterparts, a senior Israeli official told CNN on Wednesday.

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09/04/2014

Genocide legacy looms over Rwanda

Twenty years on from the 100 days of the Rwandan genocide, and many here are still in search of closure.

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09/04/2014

Chinese cup breaks auction record

The auction room -- standing room only -- broke into applause when the hammer finally went down. On sale wasa tiny, white cup decorated with chickens, and the buyer was a prolific art collector from Shanghai, Liu Yiqian.

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09/04/2014

Girl married at 6 years-old

CNN's Anna Coren meets a young girl who was married off when she was 6 years old.

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09/04/2014

Cuba double agent speaks

Patrick Oppmann speaks to a member of the Cuban state security apparatus about secret US communications programs on the island.

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09/04/2014

U.S. sending defense ships to Japan

The United States will send more missile defense ships to Japan, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Sunday, as part of an effort to bolster protection from North Korean missile threats.

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08/04/2014

What a shot! 33 sports photos

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07/04/2014

One island eats another off Japan

One Japanese island has swallowed another.

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07/04/2014

U.N. warns over Rwanda repeat

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday warned officials in the embattled Central African Republic not to repeat the mistakes that led to the Rwanda genocide 20 years ago.

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07/04/2014

Egypt tribal feud turns deadly

A long-running dispute between two large tribes in Egypt burst into armed violence, with at least 18 people slain, the nation's news outlets reported Saturday.

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05/04/2014

Man Utd hold 10-man Bayern

It was honors even when the opening legs of this year's Champions League quarterfinals took place on Tuesday.

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05/04/2014

PSG vs. Chelsea: Money match?

Wednesday evening in Paris will see two worlds collide, when Nouveau Riche travel to take on Nouveau Riche-r.

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04/04/2014

Stolen art found 40 years later

Italian authorities manage to recover two French masterpieces after they were stolen from a London home in 1970.

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04/04/2014

In photos: History of the Cold War

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04/04/2014

Watch landmark Cold War series

The struggle between communism and capitalism defined the second half of the 20th Century. The Cold War pitted east against west, pushing the world to the brink of nuclear war.

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04/04/2014

Footballer turns lifesaver in Ukraine

Football rivalry was put aside in Ukraine on Sunday as one player acted quickly to save the life of one of his opponents.

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04/04/2014

Brazil tackles child prostitution

The newly-renovated Castelao football stadium looms up ahead. Driving past it, we see women standing on street corners, leaning into cars and flashing nearly naked bodies in the low light.

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03/04/2014

Will the West ever understand China?

China has one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Its rapid industrial progress, growing military strength, large population and steadily increasing international influence, are all clear signs that China will have a secure place among the super powers in the near future.

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03/04/2014

Cosmetics queen vs. bleaching

As CEO of a cosmetic empire in Ghana, Grace Amey-Obeng has been on a 25-year mission to enhance natural beauty and halt the rise of skin bleaching attitudes in her homeland.

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03/04/2014

World's fastest flying woman?

Ellen Brennan is the only female competitor in the World Wingsuit League.

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03/04/2014

FIFA punishes Barca

Barcelona has been banned from acquiring new players for the next two transfer windows.

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03/04/2014

Platini backs refs over tech

UEFA president Michel Platini tells CNN's Amanda Davies why he does not want goal-line technology.

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02/04/2014

Robot skeleton changes girl's life

A child throwing a ball. On the face of it, a simple act, but for four-year old Hannah Mohn this is a milestone.

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02/04/2014

EU launching CAR military op

Help is on the way.

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31/03/2014

Bayern Munich clinch title

Bayern Munich wrapped up the Bundesliga title in record time on Tuesday night with a 3-1 win over Hertha Berlin at the Olympic Stadium.

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29/03/2014

One dead, 16 injured in Pakistan blast

A 5-year old girl was killed and 16 people injured in a deadly blast in Pakistan's volatile southwestern Balochistan province, police said on Saturday.

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29/03/2014

Ukraine's Klitschko pulls out of presidential race

Boxer-turned-politician Vitali Klitschko on Saturday pulled out of the race for Ukraine's president, throwing his weight instead behind a billionaire businessman.

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29/03/2014

Taliban attack Afghan election compound ahead of vote

Taliban insurgents attacked Afghanistan's election commission headquarters in Kabul on Saturday, staff and a government official said, a week before the April 5 presidential election.

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28/03/2014

Obama: Russia should move troops

Russia could ease tensions with Ukraine if it were to move its troops away from the border and begin direct talks with the Kiev government, President Obama said in an interview aired Friday by CBS News.

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28/03/2014

'Mary Poppins' for moms with cancer

It was confirmation of her worst fears: The lump Audrey Guth found on her breast turned out to be cancer.

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28/03/2014

The week in 32 photos

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28/03/2014

The week in 32 photos

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27/03/2014

China's iconic dress still sexy

It's perhaps the most iconic scene in the most iconic Hong Kong movie of all time.

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27/03/2014

'Paper architect' wins top prize

Shigeru Ban, the 57-year-old winner of this year's Pritzker Prize -- arguably the world's most prestigious architecture award -- is the Rumpelstiltskin of building design.

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27/03/2014

Seoul unveils 'spaceship' landmark

In yet another display of the city's commitment to 24-hour culture, Seoul is unveiling its biggest nighttime attraction yet in the neon-studded, wildly trendy shopping district of Dongdaemun.

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27/03/2014

'Mary Poppins' for moms with cancer

It was confirmation of her worst fears: The lump Audrey Guth found on her breast turned out to be cancer.

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27/03/2014

Can you crack football's puzzle?

The "League of Nations" might sound like the next Hollywood blockbuster, but UEFA's latest plan to revolutionize international football caused nothing but confusion when it was announced Thursday.

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27/03/2014

Behind wheel on ride through hell

Christiane Amanpour has the story of some incredible point-of-view footage from a Syrian tank.

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25/03/2014

Arrest for anti-Semitism

A football fan was arrested and released on police bail after being charged on "suspicion of a racially aggravated offense" at Sunday's match between Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton.

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25/03/2014

3-D printed arm gives boy hope

It's a good thing I didn't know exactly how dangerous a trip I was embarking on, because when I left home in October 2013 to fly to Sudan, I was scared enough. What I had committed to was, quite frankly, the most "impossible" thing I'd ever tried to accomplish.

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25/03/2014

3-D printed arm gives boy hope

It's a good thing I didn't know exactly how dangerous a trip I was embarking on, because when I left home in October 2013 to fly to Sudan, I was scared enough. What I had committed to was, quite frankly, the most "impossible" thing I'd ever tried to accomplish.

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24/03/2014

Can Liverpool end 20 years of pain?

A familiar refrain for many football fans is that it's "the hope that kills you."

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19/03/2014

Tackling poverty, a bed at a time

Rita Taylor's heart used to break every time she put her two young daughters to bed.

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19/03/2014

At-risk girls find the 'write' stuff

After being laid off from a corporate job, many people might use their severance money to pay bills or buy groceries.

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19/03/2014

A tour of the sex underworld

A woman who escaped prostitution shows a hotspot in St. Paul, MN, as part of CNN Hero Vednita Carter's outreach efforts.

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19/03/2014

Helping women escape 'the life'

As darkness falls, Joy Friedman hits the streets -- the same ones she used to troll for customers while working as a prostitute.

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19/03/2014

Who's your hero? Nominate them

They're your neighbors, your friends, your colleagues, your parents.

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19/03/2014

Anderson Cooper: Here's how

Anderson Cooper shows you how to nominate an "everyday person changing the world" as a 2014 CNN Hero. It's easy!

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18/03/2014

Zidane and Ronaldo tackle poverty

Football icons, Ronaldo, Zinedine Zidane and Luis Figo return for the UN's Match Against Poverty.

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18/03/2014

Bayern chief accepts jail term

The president of one of the world's most famous football clubs has decided not to appeal a jail sentence for tax evasion as he stepped down from key roles at the reigning German and European champions Bayern Munich.

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16/03/2014

Messi breaks Barcelona record

Lionel Messi became Barcelona's all-time leading goalscorer after hitting a hat-trick in his side's 7-0 win over Osasuna Sunday.

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15/03/2014

Healing scars for war children

A football training scheme is helping children growing up in the aftermath of Liberia's civil war.

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14/03/2014

Does soccer need a sin-bin?

Europe's top football clubs will resume their battles for a place in the quarterfinals of the continent's biggest competition this month, with some still reeling after tie-changing moments of controversy. Last month's last-16 opening legs provided bitter lessons for two English teams hoping to make their mark against benchmark opponents, and prompted calls for changes to the game's rules.

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13/03/2014

3-D printed organs

3-D printers are currently being used or explored by a multitude of industries -- from printing toys and automotive parts to meat and even houses. In medicine, they are already used to print prosthetic limbs and make patient-specific models of body parts that surgeons can use as guides during reconstructive surgery. It's no surprise, then, that scientists around the world are investigating whether living cells can be used to print replacement organs and tissues.

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10/03/2014

Puyol to leave Barca

Is it the end of an era for a side recognized as one of the best in football history? Four players made the squads for all three of Barcelona's Champions League titles -- and now the first, club captain Carles Puyol, is set to leave.

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10/03/2014

What did Michael Owen do next?

How do you replace the adrenaline-filled emotion of scoring one of the greatest goals in World Cup history when your football career ends?

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26/02/2014

Secrets of the world's best club

Bayern Munich might be enjoying one of the most successful periods in its history, but chairman Karl-Heinz Rummeniggetells CNN that it might have been very different if not for one key decision.

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04/06/2007

Russians trail in 2014 Games race

The Austrian city of Salzburg and South Korea's Pyeongchang look to be frontrunners in the race for the 2014 Winter Games after the International Olympic Committee described their concepts as "excellent".

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04/06/2007

Czekaj faces year on the sidelines

Wales winger Chris Czekaj will be out of rugby for up to a year following surgery Monday for a broken right leg he suffered in his side's 31-0 test loss to Australia.

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03/06/2007

Early Nicklaus tutorial pays off for Choi

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03/06/2007

Sharapova survives three-set epic

World number two Maria Sharapova has to stave off two match points before beating Swiss Patty Schnyder 3-6 6-4 9-7 in an enthralling fourth round match at the French Open on Sunday.Sharapova is taken all the way before joining top seed Justine Henin and 2002 champion Serena Williams in the quarterfinals.

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03/06/2007

Di Luca triumphs in Giro d'Italia

Danilo Di Luca wrapped up overall victory in the Giro d'Italia on Sunday as he safely negotiated the final stage in Milan which was won by star sprinter Alessandro Petachi.

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03/06/2007

Danish fan in court for ref attack

A Danish football fan appeared in court on Sunday after attacking referee Herbert Fandel in the dying moments of Denmark's Euro 2008 qualifying match against Scandinavian rivals Sweden.

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03/06/2007

Federer matches McEnroe's record

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03/06/2007

Kiwis take 3-0 lead in Vuitton Cup

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03/06/2007

Gronholm holds off Loeb in Greece

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03/06/2007

Rossi triumphs again at home event

Valentino Rossi delivered to order in front of his adoring home fans at Mugello to win his sixth successive Italian MotoGP and revitalize his world championship hopes.

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