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  • President Xi vows to build strong China
President Xi vows to build strong China

Xi also invoked China's historical achievements in governance and culture and stressed the importance of national unity as it strove to reach new goals in poverty alleviation and economic development in coming years. "There is not that level of personal, emotional engagement", Brown said at a lecture in Beijing while comparing Xi's charisma with ...

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  • Del Potro edges Federer in a thriller
Del Potro edges Federer in a thriller

Federer faced break points in the opening game of the second set but an emphatic forehand forced deuce, before the Swiss served his way out of trouble. "First of all I want to congratulate Roger to a great week and great success in this historical year". Federer answered with a backhand that hit del Potro at the net and then gained his third match ...

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  • NCAA Tournament: Nevada completes incredible comeback to stun No. 2 seed Cincinnati
NCAA Tournament: Nevada completes incredible comeback to stun No. 2 seed Cincinnati

Nevada will meet another Sweet Sixteen surprise, Loyola of Chicago, in the South Region semifinal in Atlanta on Thursday. "We're always moving, and we challenge every shot, so teams never get easy looks against us". The comeback wasn't as electrifying as Texas A&M erasing a 12-point deficit vs. Syracuse has won three straight since being sent ...

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  • How does Mohamed Salah rate amongst the world's best players?
How does Mohamed Salah rate amongst the world's best players?

But for Madrid to stand any hope of signing Salah from Liverpool anytime soon, they would have to pay a lot more than the £86m they paid for Gareth Bale in 2013. Lawrence Lyons, Spokesperson for BoyleSports commented: " Mo Salah's performances continue to catch the eye and the goal frenzy against Watford means the Premier League record o...

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  • Bermuda police searching for missing St. Joseph's University student
Bermuda police searching for missing St. Joseph's University student

He disappeared early Sunday, with video footage showing him walking alone and looking at his phone as he left a bar where his friends had gathered. Dombroski, an SJU freshman who played high school rugby at Archmere Academy in Claymont, Delaware, was part of the Hawks' sevens program that went to the collegiate tournament in Bermuda.

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  • Poole's buzzer-beating sends Michigan past Houston, 64-63
Poole's buzzer-beating sends Michigan past Houston, 64-63

Azubuike played just three minutes in the Jayhawks' opener because of a lingering knee injury, but he came up big against Delgado. MI senior guard Duncan Robinson led them nine points off the bench in the first half, while Houston kept most of Michigan's starters contained.

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  • What St. Patrick's Day is really all about
What St. Patrick's Day is really all about

After all, that's another reason for all the parades and celebrations - early Irish immigrants to this country suffered a low social status, and used the holiday as a way to assert their ethnic pride. This might be why the biggest St Patrick's Day parade is held in NY. P.E.I.is one of the most Irish places in North America - Fitzgerald says fro...

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  • FC Barcelona forward Lionel Messi says he's evolved to be 'less selfish'
FC Barcelona forward Lionel Messi says he's evolved to be 'less selfish'

Chelsea are now four points away from fourth position with the season coming close to the end and look highly unlikely to finish in the top four. "I will do my best for it", Courtois said. "I think the focus now should be on winning our league games to get a top four finish and back in the Champions League for next season as well as going through ...

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  • Bruce Pearl says Auburn won game for Charles Barkley
Bruce Pearl says Auburn won game for Charles Barkley

I just knew if I was going to be able to step in and hit it, I was going to have a good chance to make it". "We wanted to get to Sunday to have a chance to be one of 16 teams left with a win on Sunday", Pearl said. The Tigers were far from themselves shooting-wise, as they made just 5 of 24 attempts from beyond the arc. The Tigers forced a team t...

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  • Trade with Jets helps bolster Colts' rebuilding process
Trade with Jets helps bolster Colts' rebuilding process

What will the Giants do with the second overall pick and Eli Manning? Are the Broncos going to trade up to secure a quarterback again? Many draft observers and National Football League insiders expect the Giants to take a player other than a quarterback, maybe offensive lineman Quenton Nelson or defensive end Bradley Chubb , but can they...

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  • Little Caesars to Offer Free Pizza After UMBC Upset of Virginia
Little Caesars to Offer Free Pizza After UMBC Upset of Virginia

Pizza chain Little Caesars launched the "If Crazy Happens" promotion to give away free hot-n-ready lunch combos if a #16 seed beat a #1 seed in the March Madness college basketball tournament. So if you're around a Little Caesars around lunchtime on April 2, then I hope you're hungry. For the full set of rules, go to the Little Caesar's websi...

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  • Seahawks reportedly lose Sheldon Richardson to Vikings
Seahawks reportedly lose Sheldon Richardson to Vikings

Earlier this week, the Vikings gave quarterback Kirk Cousins a three-year, $84 million contract that is fully guaranteed. Incredibly, the Richardson signing is not the most impactful free agent acquisition Minnesota has made this offseason.

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  • Ex-Raiders WR Michael Crabtree to visit Ravens
Ex-Raiders WR Michael Crabtree to visit Ravens

Former Packers and Raiders receiver James Jones broke the news. Nelson visited the team facility and Oakland hoped to get him to agree to a contract before leaving. His a year ago in the Silver & Black was his worst, catching just 58 passes for 618 yards and eight touchdowns. Nelson had four 1,000-yard seasons in Green Bay, including 1,519 yard...

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  • Roger Federer outclasses Jeremy Chardy at Indian Wells
Roger Federer outclasses Jeremy Chardy at Indian Wells

Mar 14, 2018; Indian Wells, CA, USA; Roger Federer (SUI) during his fourth round match against Jeremy Chardy (not pictured) in the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. "Just now I'm very disappointed". Unseeded Coric moves to the quarter-finals, where he will play red-hot South African Kevin Anderson who defeated Spaniard Pablo...

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  • NFL Free Agency: Targets for Jets' remaining needs
NFL Free Agency: Targets for Jets' remaining needs

The Jets signed Teddy Bridgewater (Plan B) and Josh McCown to a split 10 million dollar, one year deal (McCown and Bridgewater split five million). That was the case previous year, when he beat Christian Hackenberg and Bryce Petty in a three-way quarterback competition. He rushed for 3,118 yards and 21 touchdowns in four seasons with the...

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  • BD want to create own 'brand' in T20s: Mahmudullah
BD want to create own 'brand' in T20s: Mahmudullah

Shardul Thakur knows that opportunities in a settled Indian limited-overs attack won't come easily and that's the reason he is ready to "step up" as India's stop-gap third seamer in the absence of Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah. Now, by playing three matches, they won twice times so far. So, the Lions came to open the innings first. Dinesh...

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  • Tom Benson, owner of Saints and Pelicans, dies at 90
Tom Benson, owner of Saints and Pelicans, dies at 90

The Saints have gone to the playoffs 11 times and won six division titles during Benson's tenure. In 2012 he spread his wings and entered the basketball world, purchasing the New Orleans Hornets from NBA before changing the team name to the Pelicans.

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  • Mauricio Pochettino calls Dele Alli the best young player in the world
Mauricio Pochettino calls Dele Alli the best young player in the world

Manchester City are the latest, but the truth is likelier that Harry Kane is happy to spend at least another season at Tottenham , so it doesn't really matter what Florentino Perez thinks. "Maybe another player says "I'm not going to take a risk", but he's a warrior". "We want to help him recover as soon as possible from his injury, that's the ...

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  • National Football League free agency rumors: Cardinals release Tyrann Mathieu
National Football League free agency rumors: Cardinals release Tyrann Mathieu

The team tried to keep him, but at a price that was more reasonable. His play still earned him a spot on ESPN Insider's 2013 all-rookie team . "This was an extremely hard decision, but the right one for me and my family", Thomas said. Those tackles are because he's in the box playing that linebacker style. "We start believing in other people and...

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