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World champion Lewis Hamilton has paid tribute to Niki Lauda by saying he was "a bright light in my life" ...
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In his latest trade talks, Fred Zinkie thinks owners should sell high on the top fantasy starter this season, Justin Verlander ...
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They don't have enough time to tear up the soccer pitch and regrow it, so they'll lay turf on top of it ...
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Brad Peacock and the Astros sit atop Drew Silva's weekly MLB Power Rankings for yet another week. See where all 30 teams stand. (Getty Images) ...
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Elvis Andrus started a rehab assignment with Double-A Frisco Tuesday. Andrus was 0 for 2 with two groundouts in his first two plate appearances as the designated hitter at Dr Pepper Ballpark. He was placed on the 10-day injured list with a right hamstring strain on Wednesday. He's eligible to ...
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Matt McQueen had always been around the Canadian Football League. From attending games as a kid with his brother, going to Grey Cup parties as a teenager and watching on television, he’d been exposed to the league and considered himself a casual fan. Then, last year — after floating the ...
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Previously unclear reasons for Chris Sale's slow start in 2019 now are coming into focus. Boston Red Sox pitching coach Dana LeVangie revealed in a feature The Athletic's Jen McCaffrey published Saturday the team ace was battling a toe injury last month. Sale started 0-5, and the Red Sox lost ...
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KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) -- Leon Draisaitl scored tiebreaking and go-ahead goals late in the third period, lifting Germany to a 4-2 win over Finland at the world hockey championship ...
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The San Jose Sharks are going to need to gut it out through a handful of key injuries to stay alive in the Western Conference Final ...
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So much for burying the hatchet. Mets third baseman Todd Frazier and Nationals outfielder Adam Eaton — who were teammates with the White Sox in 2016 — had a heated exchange between innings that was caught by a television camera Monday night at Citi Field. The players jawed at each ...
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Arsenal manager Unai Emery has said he respects Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s decision not to play in the Europa League final but conceded it is ‘bad news’ for his side. The Armenian’s safety was a concern because of the dispute between his country and Azerbaijan, the host nation of next week’s final ...
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• Mehmet Dalman calls for ‘big bang’ in football regulation• Cardiff and Nantes still at impasse over Sala feeCardiff City’s chairman, Mehmet Dalman, has called for radical regulation of football agents in the wake of the death of the Argentinian striker Emiliano Sala after likening the mentality of some of ...
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11th overall. You’d think we know everything about him, but how many of you know a single thing about Idaho receiver David Ungerer? Same. I’m not here to expose all the niche details and background facts I already understood about the second of Hamilton’s CFL Draft picks from May 2 ...
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Willey and Denly were unlucky to miss out but it is a long way from the troubled build-ups to previous tournamentsThe workmen were at Lord’s on Tuesday, putting a fresh coat of glossy black paint on the North Gate and fixing up the whitewash around the back of the Allen ...
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Chris Thomas is bowled over by an interview with the England cricketerI loved Ali Martin’s interview with Moeen Ali (21 May). Is there a nicer and more genuine international sportsman in the world? I doubt it. His wish for Steve Smith and David Warner to be “treated decently” in particular ...
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The Warriors are headed to the NBA Finals for the 5th straight year! The Dubs secured their spot with a sweep over the Trail Blazers Monday night in Portland ...
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The Patriots finalized a two-year extension worth $21 million to perhaps keep Super Bowl MVP Julian Edelman in New England for his entire career. Since the Patriots drafted him in the seventh round in 2009, Edelman has played in 115 regular-season games and tallied 499 receptions for 5,390 yards and ...
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The NASCAR legend opens up about what fans can expect next and more ...
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NASCAR returns for its second consecutive weekend of racing at Charlotte Motor Speedway with Saturday afternoon's Alsco 300 Xfinity race and Sunday night's Coca-Cola 600, the longest race in NASCAR. According to this week's Goodyear media release, “Monster Energy NASCAR Cup teams will be ...
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Free Press sports writers Orion Sang and Vince Ellis are in Chicago attending the 2019 NBA draft combine, May 15-19. On Monday, Michigan athletic director Warde Manuel spoke with Providence head coach Ed Cooley about the Wolverines' vacant men's basketball job.  On Tuesday, Cooley made it official ...
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Jesse Pantuosco peels back the curtain on his 2019 fantasy rankings in Tuesday's Bump and Run. (Getty Images) ...
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World Rugby's revolutionary Nations Championship concept faces a crucial 24 hours as the power-brokers of the world game meet in Dublin on Wednesday ...
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After taking visits to three of the top basketball program in the country — Virginia, Wisconsin and Michigan State — Joey and Sam Hauser have a decision on the horizon. The sharpshooting transfers from Marquette could make a choice as soon as this week, too. Early on, UVA gained a ...
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Caption Close When Astros players are telling stories about the long bus rides and small towns they endured as minor leaguers, a few players, like Justin Verlander, don't have too many tales to share. Verlander is one of the few major leaguers who barely sniffed life as a minor leaguer ...
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Casino And Poker Articles

Poker: Setting Goals

With the uncertainty that poker throws at us, it’s difficult to set goals and see them through with consistency. Luck has so much to do ...
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Poker: Calling Raises With Pocket Pairs

One of the tougher situations you’ll find yourself in at the poker table is facing a raise with a smaller pocket pair. Until the raise ...
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Poker: The Danger of Suited Aces

Most players like to play suited aces whenever they can. These hands can give you the nut flush, which is often a very strong hand ...
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Poker: Cooling the Steam

Tilt is a difficult thing to try and control. When bad luck comes your way and you’re suffering bad beats, it’s tough to hold your ...
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Poker: Playing Weak Players

If there’s one situation you want to be in at a poker table it’s sitting there with a bunch of weak players. You know that ...
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Poker: A Winner’s Attitude

It’s no secret that having a positive attitude will bring more positive results than a negative outlook will. The power of positive thinking has been ...
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Poker: Stay Off the Casino Floor

A percentage of poker players are adrenalin junkies who can’t be out of the action for any length of time. Many well-known poker professionals win ...
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Poker: Knowing They Have a Big Hand

One of the best situations you can be in at a Texas holdem table is holding the nuts while your opponent, or opponents, are sitting ...
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Poker: Complaining Costs Money

Poker is more than just a game we play. It’s a test of our will and how well you can adjust to adversity. When faced ...
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Poker: Value Betting the River In Position

One aspect of poker that many novice and intermediate players often play poorly is value betting the river when they’re last to act. This play ...
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Poker: Early Multi-table Tournament Strategy

Do you ever wonder why so many familiar faces are on final tables on television? Why so many professionals are able to get deep into ...
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Omaha Hi – Low Starting Hands

Once you play enough Texas Hold’em you start to look for other action. Many players will try out other games like 7-Card Stud or Omaha ...
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Poker: Taking Notes

Anyone that’s been involved in gaming of any kind knows that it’s important to try and gain every edge that you can. The more small ...
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Poker: Choosing the Table for Your Style

Beating a poker game is a difficult task for the best players out there. Luck plays a big factor, and we all know how that ...
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Poker Tools

The poker industry has lots of different teaching tools that promise to make you a better player. Some will do just that, teaching you odds ...
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Poker: Isolating an Opponent

When you’re in a poker hand your odds to win will always be better if the number of players is smaller. It’s always better to ...
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Poker: Recognizing Collusion

There are always some people out there that try and cheat at poker. They’re too lazy to try and improve their skill level, and instead ...
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Blackjack – Opting For Insurance

Lots of people play blackjack but have no idea how insurance works. Periodically the dealer will ask you if you want make an insurance bet, ...
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Blackjack History

The original game that blackjack evolved from was known as vingt-et-un and was played in France in the 1700’s. The game was not popular when ...
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Hearts Game Play And Mechanics

The basic game has an ideal four players, using playing cards and a pen and paper for scorekeeping. The dealer gives all players thirteen cards, ...
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Hearts Strategy – Shooting The Moon

The basic strategy of card desirability only applies to a player not desiring to "shoot the moon". Otherwise, many of these criteria are reversed. A ...
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Hearts – A Card Game Strategy

In addition to sheer luck, winning Hearts is dependent on several factors. An important element is passing: Heart's strategic element first appears in the 3-card ...
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Hearts

Hearts is an "evasion-type" trick-taking playing card game for four players, although variations can accommodate between three and six players. The game is also known ...
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Choosing the Best Online Casino

Whenever you decide to do some online gambling, logging on to an online poker seems to be the most straightforward answer. The internet is loaded ...
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What winning Texas Holdem should be about?

Contrary to what most rookies might think, beating Texas Holdem online is not an easy feat to accomplish. Being a game of small edges and ...
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Poker online vs. offline

In this day and age, you can play poker 24 hours a day on your computer or cell phone. And there is also a proliferation ...
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Online Blackjack Tournament Strategy

The game of blackjack offers players the best chance of beating the casino. The house starts with an advantage of roughly 0.5% vs. someone using ...
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Why play Online Baccarat?

Baccarat was long known as a European casino game, long associated with the high-rollers in Monaco, and thus it often attracted the more sophisticated gambler ...
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