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Louis Voters Shoot Down MLS Stadium Financing

Louis Voters Shoot Down MLS Stadium Financing

Commissioner Don Garber, who was a strong supporter of the new stadium, said last week that St. Louis would likely not get an expansion franchise if the resolution did not pass. Dan Courtemanche, Major League Soccer's executive vice president of communications, released a statement via Twitter . But could St. Louis County save the plans for bringing soccer to St. Read More

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Trump pledges 'easy' health care deal after defeat

Scalise, Louisiana Republican, said. If they can't get everything they want, they seem to have concluded, they'll take nothing. It was pulled after it became clear that Republicans did not have enough votes to pass the bill . Trump made the remarks as he was hosting a reception for senators and their spouses at the White House . That bill faced certain defeat due to Republican opponents, including the conservative House Freedom Caucus. Read More

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Wenger relieved fans didn't turn on team in draw with City

Wenger relieved fans didn't turn on team in draw with City

Arsenal host West Ham United on Wednesday. Clichy also said that protests aimed at Wenger's removal are part and parcel of the game, even if he does not agree with them. The Gunners last finished outside the top four in 1995-96, when they had to settle for fifth place the season before Wenger's arrival. We want to be further up the league and we have dropped two more points. Read More

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Maradona threatens to sue PES 2017 makers over unlicensed likeness

Maradona threatens to sue PES 2017 makers over unlicensed likeness

Even if the character is removed or replaced, the damage has already been done and Konami is very well aware that they did not acquire the legal permissions in the first place. He added that his lawyer will "initiate the corresponding legal actions". PES 2017 includes a licensed version of Barcelona, one of Maradona's former clubs, as well as fully-licensed Arsenal, Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund teams. Read More

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Meeks' huge game carries Tar Heels back to NCAA title game

North Carolina senior Kennedy Meeks delivered 25 points and 14 rebounds, including the final one that preserved their lead, as the Tar Heels held off an OR fightback from seven points down with just over three minutes remaining. "And so we've got to get, whoever has the scout, we've got to get used to the scout a little bit". "And make sure you don't get fouled because apparently we can make free throws". Read More

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Guardiola: Jesus will be back soon

Guardiola: Jesus will be back soon

Sergio Aguero, so often the focus of these discussions, fired in for 2-1, despite slipping. Guardiola praised stand-in right back Jesus Navas, who applied himself manfully despite the ominous prospect of a tussle with Alexis Sanchez, though the City winger's cameo in defence only served to highlight the paucity of options. Read More

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Chicago Bears receiver calls Aaron Hernandez 'my guy'

Chicago Bears receiver calls Aaron Hernandez 'my guy'

Hernandez's brother, Jonathan "DJ" Hernandez, was originally expected to testify Tuesday. In Boston on Thursday, Jenkins Hernandez was asked about the friendship between the professional athlete and Alexander Bradley, the prosecution star witness who has testified he saw Hernandez shoot and kill two men in Boston on July 16, 2012. Read More

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FIFA reveals proposed slots for 48-team 2026 World Cup

FIFA reveals proposed slots for 48-team 2026 World Cup

The winners would advance to face the two higher-ranked teams. The proposal will go before the FIFA Council at its next meeting in Bahrain on May 9. With the United States, Mexico and Canada considering a co-hosting bid for 2026, the decision on which will get direct entry is set to be made by the council and not individual confederations. Read More

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Bears' Hall, Packers' Dorleant arrested in Iowa

Bears' Hall, Packers' Dorleant arrested in Iowa

According to police, Hall and Dorleant were involved in a brawl outside Sharkey's. Police say an officer used a Taser on Hall's legs in order to get him into the squad vehicle. The bouncer tells police, he was assaulted, and Cedar Falls police will review surveillance video to see who hit the bouncer. Dorleant was an undrafted free agent and played in four games for the Packers, making one tackle, and ended the year on injured reserve with a knee injury. Read More

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Technology lends a hand as Spain beats France 2-0

Technology lends a hand as Spain beats France 2-0

Spain ended France's seven-game unbeaten run as substitutes David Silva and Gerard Deulofeu scored second-half goals to secure a 2-0 win over the European Championship runner-up in a friendly at the Stade de France on Tuesday. And the move to have one on hand in Paris paid off as Griezmann's goal was ruled out for offside before it then proved decisive again later in the half. Read More

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Gary Woodland withdraws from Match Play for personal reasons

Mickelson, who defeated Si woo Kim and Daniel Berger in the first two days in Austin, went 3-UP in the first three holes on Friday before securing a 4-UP margin at the turn. About the only thing left for McIlroy is to decide whether he will enter the Shell Houston Open next week. The idea was to keep it interesting until the last day of group play, though there is nothing particularly interesting for four matches where the victor ends up losing - the others are McIlroy and Grillo, Byeong Hun ... Read More

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With 10 games left, Heat look to finish playoff push

With 10 games left, Heat look to finish playoff push

Whiteside continued to play with his right hand taped after sustaining a laceration two games ago. The Heat (35-37) face the Celtics (47-26) holding a 1.5 game lead over the Bulls and Pistons for the eighth seed in the East . - James Johnson had himself a moment early in the second quarter, with a block on Al Horford on one end, a baseline dunk on the other, to put the Heat up 38-26. Read More

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National Football League approves Raiders' move to Las Vegas

National Football League approves Raiders' move to Las Vegas

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter the vote for the Raiders to make the move was almost unanimous, with the lone team voting against it being the Miami Dolphins. The Raiders moved back to Oakland in 1995, and have played there ever since. Schaaf said the city has presented a $1.3 billion plan for a stadium at the Coliseum site that would be ready by 2021. Read More

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Officer Drives Over Woman as She Allegedly Shoots at Police

Officer Drives Over Woman as She Allegedly Shoots at Police

Tulsa Police Officer Leland Ashley told Tulsa World that Officer Kayla Johnson and Detective Ronnie Leatherman fired their guns during the exchange. First, she allegedly shot a woman who refused to exit her vehicle outside a Walgreens store. She fled in a pickup truck with a driver. She was wanted for two other incidents in the previous week, including pointing a gun at a movie theater employee who caught her stealing a license plate. Read More

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