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After staying out market for baseball's marquee players in the past few years, the Angels dove back in with a reported deal for Detroit Tigers left fielder Justin Upton on Thursday. Upton, 30, was in the midst of a career year for the Tigers. He advanced to Double-A this season and has posted a 2.52 ERA and 1.13 WHIP, with 111 strikeouts in 121 2/3 innings.
  • Highland Park Alumni Matt Stafford, Clayton Kershaw Now Sports' Highest Paid

    Highland Park Alumni Matt Stafford, Clayton Kershaw Now Sports' Highest Paid

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    His extension frees up more than $5 million under this year's cap, according to the Detroit News, so perhaps Quinn isn't done making big moves yet. Stafford's annual salary under this new deal will be worth $27 million, slightly ahead of the $25 million a year that Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr will be receiving.
  • Chelsea agree £35million fee to sign Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

    Chelsea agree £35million fee to sign Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

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    The only snakes here are you guys, you all thanking perrie for being with Alex and making him "change" at first and now you're all hating on her like really? England worldwide Oxlade-Chamberlain turned down the chance to extend his contract at the Emirates Stadium last week, rejecting a deal which would have seen him earn around £180,000 a week.
  • Joel Osteen Responds:

    Joel Osteen Responds: "We Have Never Closed Our Doors"

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    It also added that it would collect infant and adult diapers, baby formula and baby food, and help distribute to the community. "Lakewood's doors are open and we are receiving anyone who needs shelter ". " Lakewood Church is inaccessible due to severe flooding! " read a post on the Church's website Sunday evening. However, soon enough, people started posting photos of the street, on which Lakewood Church is situated, which suggested there wasn't a lot of water there for Osteen to shut ...
  • Ancelotti won't block Liverpool, PSG target Sanches leaving Bayern Munich

    Ancelotti won't block Liverpool, PSG target Sanches leaving Bayern Munich

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    Renato Sanches had a disastrous season at Bayern Munich , where he looked sluggish and poor in what little game-time he was given, as things did not work out after his move from Benfica. Swansea boss Paul Clement was assistant to Carlo Ancelotti at Bayern and has a good relationship with the Italian gaffer. Sky Italy: Liverpool in talks to sign Renato Sanches .
  • Davis stops Fonseca, IBF 130lb title remains vacant

    Davis stops Fonseca, IBF 130lb title remains vacant

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    However, losing the title due to weight wasn't the end of Davis' difficulties. Former IBF World super-featherweight champion Gervonta Davis was stripped of his title Friday after failing to make weight for his showdown against Francisco Fonseca .
  • Spieth takes three-shot lead at Northern Trust

    Spieth takes three-shot lead at Northern Trust

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    So it was nice. I have an aggressive mentality so I feel like that played right into my hands. Johnson sank a 3-foot birdie putt on the first playoff hole to edge out Spieth after a compelling head-to-head final-round duel at the Glen Oaks Club.
  • Cavani Outshines Neymar as PSG Romp Home

    Cavani Outshines Neymar as PSG Romp Home

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    This lead was doubled after the break from a rare Thaigo Motta goal before Cavani later added the final goal of the game to make absolutely sure of the points. Neymar whipped in a free-kick and Marquinhos chested the ball back into the path of Motta, who finished for his first league goal since January a year ago.
  • Sharapova-Halep at US Open; Federer-Nadal could be semifinal

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    Sharapova has never been the most popular in the women's locker room and her counterparts are now numb to the subject on whether she deserved a wild card here. Halep said when she heard the news, she thought of all the tough draws she has been dealt this year and said to herself, "How did this happen again?" The Russian has missed the event due to injuries in 2008, 2013, 2015 and past year she was not able to compete because of the suspension.
  • Belgian GP: Lewis Hamilton cruises to victory

    Belgian GP: Lewis Hamilton cruises to victory

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    Spa-Francorchamps: A disappointed Sebastian Vettel blamed himself on Friday after struggling to match Ferrari team-mate Kimi Raikkonen and trailing in fifth in practice for this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix . Very consistent lap times despite the tires. "Lewis has been really on it but I am slightly confused why I have not been able to get quite close enough, so I still need to find some answers from me".
  • Vettel: Poor practice pace my own fault

    Vettel: Poor practice pace my own fault

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    The Finn pipped Hamilton by just 0.053 seconds, with the Mercedes driver 0.092secs ahead of Vettel, who leads the championship by 14 points. That, for Max Verstappen , may be a bonus as he bids to put a mixed season to date back on the road."I just love the track and it'll be nice seeing so many orange fans in the stands", said Red Bull's Belgium-born Dutch driver .
  • Group of Browns players kneel during anthem

    Group of Browns players kneel during anthem

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    A dozen Cleveland Browns players took a knee in protest during the national anthem before their preseason clash with the New York Giants on Monday night. The money will pay for things like transportation to the Women's Convention in Detroit this fall and the Teen Vogue Summit in Los Angeles in December.
  • Ankle injury could sideline Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. for opener vs. Cowboys

    Ankle injury could sideline Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. for opener vs. Cowboys

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    Beckham had three catches for 37 yards before the injury. One of the N.F.L.'s most dynamic receivers, Beckham underwent a magnetic resonance imaging examination on Tuesday. If you don't, you don't. "Odell has an ankle [injury ]". "I said he was wrong for what he did, " Collins said after the game. "I'm just thinking hit him low, make sure I don't get no fine or nothing", Boddy-Calhoun explained .
  • Jeff Horn: I Can Beat Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor!

    Jeff Horn: I Can Beat Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor!

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    February 15, 2017 - America's Mayweather, so often determined to remain in control of any significant announcements via social media, writes on Instagram: "There hasn't been any deal made in regards to a fight between myself and any other fighter".
  • Varadkar to attend Montreal Pride Parade with Justin Trudeau today

    Varadkar to attend Montreal Pride Parade with Justin Trudeau today

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    Varadkar said: 'We need to stand up to homophobic bullying in workplaces an schools, we need to make more advances in the area of sexual health; that is a key priority for me at home and internationally. Varadkar used his appearance in North America to reveal that his invitation to US President Donald Trump to visit Ireland still stands. He added that he welcomes the Brexit position papers published by the British Government last week.
  • Pacers Accuse Lakers Of Tampering With Paul George, Sparking NBA Investigation

    Pacers Accuse Lakers Of Tampering With Paul George, Sparking NBA Investigation

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    The investigation centers on illegal contact between Johnson and George , and the Lakers are " adamantly denying charges ", per ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski . (Hell, that tweet alone is borderline tampering .) Still, the odds of this leading to anything of substance, much less a barring of George signing with Los Angeles (which would seem to hurt George as much or more than the Lakers) is slim.