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Michelle 'The Karate Hottie' Waterson signs with the UFC

Former Invicta Fighting Championships atomweight champion Michelle 'The Karate Hottie' Waterson has signed a deal with the UFC to compete in the women's 115 pound division. The news of her signing was reported on UFC Tonight on Monday. Waterson comes to the UFC with a 12-4 record overall with wins in six of her last seven fights. The 29-year old veteran is a long time member of the...
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Jumpin'! Caps celebrate Game 7 goal in amusing fashion

Capitals fans weren't the only ones jumping in celebration after Joel Ward's go-ahead goal in the second period of Monday night's Game 7 win over the Islanders.Unsurprisingly, Ward himself leaped in excitement, but what was far more noticeable was Alex Ovechkin drifting in from the face-off circle and jumping across the slot while covering what seemed to be a monumental distance...
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This Chiefs fan pulled off an epic prank on C-SPAN

Chiefs fans have a reason to watch C-SPAN now. That's because "Gonzo" from Lebanon, Mo. could call in and liven up the political debate with some encyclopedic knowledge about the Red and Gold roster. He keeps the ruse going up until the very end. You've gotta give the guy credit for squeezing that many players in there. We're looking to his follow-up when he name-drops Charcandrick...
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Why it might be wise to give Dontari Poe a break

For a player his size, the Kansas City Chiefs sure do play Dontari Poe a lot. Finding a three-down nose tackle with his pass-rushing ability is so incredibly rare, so it's no wonder defensive coordinator Bob Sutton wants Poe on the field. But in doing so, K.C. could be relying on Poe's monster athleticism a little too much. Consider that Poe has been a staple of that defense from...
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New Orleans Saints spending the bulk of pre-draft visits on defense

Every NFL team is allowed 30 pre-draft visits, but there are only 18 known players who have made the trip to the Big Easy. Of those 18, a whopping 13 are apparently defensive players, according to Evan Woodbery of Nola.com.While the New Orleans Saints could go many different directions with their two round one picks, it's likely that they'll use at least one of those picks on defense...
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Jim Irsay: Draft trades a possibility for Colts

The Indianapolis Colts hold the No. 29 overall selection in the upcoming 2015 NFL Draft and are prepared to be aggressive, if necessary.Team owner Jim Irsay told Stephen Holder of the Indianapolis Star, the Colts are open to a number of options as the organization looks to add to what it considers a Super Bowl-caliber roster. "It's not an impossibility that we'd trade down of or...
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Monday's best: Deron Willams turns back the clock, Nets even series

Here is the best from Monday's playoff games: Best “Where have you been?” performance: Deron Williams Williams was terrible through the first three games of the Hawks-Nets series, averaging just 6.0 points and 5.3 assists on 26.9 percent shooting. He hit rock bottom in games 2 and 3, shooting a combined 2 of 15 from the field and further perpetuating the notion that he can't...
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Schmiedlova, Arruabarrena escape first round on Morocco clay

  Seventh-seeded Anna Karolina Schmiedlova of Slovakia and 97th-ranked Lara Arruabarrena of Spain won their opening matches at the Grand Prix SAR clay-court tournament Monday. Schmiedlova beat Silvia Soler-Espinosa of Spain 6-4, 6-4, and Arruabarrena defeated Kurumi Nara of Japan 7-6 (3), 6-4 to reach the second round at the Royal Tennis Club de Marrakech. They were the only two...
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Walker has solid start for Mariners in 3-1 win at Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Taijuan Walker pitched seven solid innings, Nelson Cruz had an RBI single against his former team and the Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 3-1 in a rain-delayed series opener Monday night. Walker (1-2) struck out five and allowed only an unearned run. The Rangers, on the same day they reacquired 2010 AL MVP and five-time All-Star slugger Josh Hamilton...
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Guthrie looks to overcome past struggles against the Tribe

A home-heavy stretch of games would be good news for most teams looking to shake off a slow start. The Cleveland Indians seem to be a rare exception. The Indians try to avoid their second four-game skid of the season Tuesday night against the Kansas City Royals. Returning to Progressive Field following a disappointing road trip didn't help the Indians (6-12), who committed three...
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Colorado's Matzek leaves after first pitch of sixth inning

PHOENIX (AP) Colorado Rockies starter Tyler Matzek appeared to injure his left hamstring on his first pitch of the sixth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Matzek allowed two runs in the fifth inning Monday night and came out for the sixth to face Yasmany Tomas. The right-hander threw a pitch high and outside, then catch Michael McKenry came out to the mound after Matzek said...
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Roddy White concerned about strength of schedule? Not so much

Roddy White is gearing up for year No. 11 in the NFL, so it's safe to say that he has a fairly good grasp on what to expect on a year in and year out basis. One thing that he has essentially no concern about, according to Reid Ferrin AtlantaFalcons.com, is his team's strength of schedule.“That doesn’t mean anything,” White said. “Every year in this league you find a team...
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Estrella Burgos ousts Viktor Troicki in 1st round of BMW Open

  Victor Estrella Burgos advanced to the second round of the BMW Open by beating Viktor Troicki 7-6 (4), 6-4 Monday. In the other main-draw match, wild-card entry Alexander Zverev rallied to beat Benjamin Becker 4-6, 6-1, 6-2, hitting 11 aces. Andy Murray is the top-seeded player in the clay-court event, and has a bye in the first round. Second-seeded Gael Monfils has pulled out...
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Tigers edge Twins, 5-4, in series opener

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Yoenis Cespedes had a homer, a double and three RBIs to back David Price in the Detroit Tigers' 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night. Jose Iglesias raised his average to .397 with a homer and a triple among his three hits and Price (2-1) gave up three runs on six hits and struck out seven in six innings for the Tigers (14-6), who have won three...
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Twins rally falls short in series-opening loss to Tigers

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Yoenis Cespedes had a homer, a double and three RBI to back David Price in the Detroit Tigers' 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night. Jose Iglesias raised his average to .397 with a homer and a triple among his three hits and Price (2-1) gave up three runs on six hits and struck out seven in six innings for the Tigers (14-6), who have won three...
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Tigers nip Twins 5-4 in series opener

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Yoenis Cespedes had a homer, a double and three RBIs to back David Price in the Detroit Tigers' 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night. Jose Iglesias raised his average to .397 with a homer and a triple among his three hits and Price (2-1) gave up three runs on six hits and struck out seven in six innings for the Tigers (14-6), who have won three straight...
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Fan at Wrigley struck by flying bat, carried from stands on stretcher

  A fan was hit by a flying bat at Wrigley Field during the game between Pittsburgh and the Chicago Cubs on Monday night and carried from the stands on a stretcher. There was no immediate report on the fan's condition. Chicago rookie Addison Russell, playing his first game at Wrigley Field, lost control of his bat on a swing as he led off the bottom of the seventh inning. The bat...
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Collinsworth: Titans should take Mariota

Count former NFL receiver and TV analyst Cris Collinsworth among the pundits who think the Tennessee Titans should select Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota with the second overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft.According to Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean, Collinsworth believes the Titans' quarterback situation dictates picking the Heisman Trophy winner."I just think the importance of the...
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Nation's top prospect considering joining fellow New Jersey native Jarrett Guarantano in Knoxville

Being rated as the nation's number one prospect, Rashan Gary has every major program in the country currently knocking at his door. Gary's challenge now lies not in fielding offers, but in narrowing down his options to a select few. One player offering his help is fellow New Jersey native and Tennessee commit quarterback Jarrett Guarantano. Gray spoke to Bleacher Report about his...
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Bucks avoid elimination for second straight time, beat Bulls in Game 5

  Michael Carter-Williams had 22 points and eight assists, Khris Middleton scored 21 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks avoided elimination again with a 94-88 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Monday night in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series. With a 3-2 lead, the Bulls will try to close it out again Thursday at Milwaukee. But the Bucks aren't going quietly after dropping...
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Cardinals befuddled by Hamels, Phillies

ST. LOUIS -- Cole Hamels won for the first time in seven starts dating to last September, and Ben Revere's two-run double in the seventh inning was the go-ahead hit for the Philadelphia Phillies in a 4-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night. Hamels (1-2) and John Lackey (1-1) both went seven innings. Hamels had a season-best nine strikeouts and allowed just four hits...
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Robin Haase tops Ricardas Berankis to reach 2nd round of Estoril Open

  Robin Haase of the Netherlands beat Ricardas Berankis of Lithuania 6-3, 6-7 (6), 6-4 Monday in the first round of the Estoril Open. Haase will next face top-seeded Feliciano Lopez of Spain, who has a bye into the second round at the clay-court tournament. Unseeded Borna Coric of Croatia created the first upset of the event by beating sixth-seeded Jeremy Chardy of France 6-2, 6...
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Schlereth: Broncos should focus on drafting offensive linemen

Denver played a risky game of musical chairs with its front five last season. So, as the team ponders about how to spend its first-round selection on Thursday, one NFL analyst and former Bronco thinks they should seek some stability on the offensive line. "They have to make some changes to find the right fit after they had some guys struggle last year," analyst Mark Schlereth told...
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Report: Broncos will look to add a QB in the draft

Brock Osweiler's days backing up the legendary No. 18 might be numbered. With 10 selections at their disposal in this weekend's NFL Draft, the Broncos could look to the near future, when Peyton Manning hangs up his cleats and Denver's depth chart features only unproven commodities. Those commodities -- the third-year quaterback Osweiler and the even-younger Zac Dysert -- were both...
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Cole Hamels dominates, Phillies beat Cardinals 4-1

ST. LOUIS (AP) Cole Hamels won for the first time in seven starts dating to last September, and Ben Revere's two-run double in the seventh inning was the go-ahead hit for the Philadelphia Phillies in a 4-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night. Hamels (1-2) and John Lackey (1-1) both went seven innings. Hamels had a season-best nine strikeouts and allowed just four...
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