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  1. Tigers RHP Verlander sees value in rehab startRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    Looks like Justin Verlander has changed his mind about the value of a rehab start prior to his return to the active Detroit Tigers roster. Verlander threw a 45-pitch bullpen session Monday -- "All good effort; not babying anything" -- and took another positive step toward starting a game for the Tigers in early June.

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  2. Monk best Swansea manager - JenkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | BBC News

    "He has to be [the best], he's finished with the top number of points and finished eighth in the Premier League," Jenkins said. "Garry has grown and developed as a person, as a manager and learnt a lot in this period, and I feel he's finished the season in a real strong, positive way himself."

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  3. Newcastle United midfielder Jonas Gutierrez admits crucial West Ham ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Daily Mail

    The 31-year-old Argentinian, whose contract expires at the end of a difficult campaign, was part of the team which dropped into the Championship in 2009 after a final-day defeat at Aston Villa. Six years on, Gutierrez and his team-mates know only victory over West Ham on Sunday - they have not won in 10 matches since February 28 - will guarantee their continued presence in the top-flight, although they will be safe anyway if Hull fail to beat Manchester United at the KC Stadium.

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  4. Could Early Loss in Paris Mark the End of Nadal's Career?Read the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Tennis Now

    In an ESPN conference call, Patrick McEnroe says that an early loss in Paris could have very dire consequences for the king of clay. Photo Source: AP Speaking on a conference call to promote ESPN 's coverage of this year's French Open, Patrick McEnroe and Chris Evert were exceptionally bearish on both the short-term and long-term prospects for the Rafael Nadal 's career.

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  5. Sleep apnea may boost depression risk in menRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    People may soon be able to "homebrew" narcotics using genetically modified baker's yeast and a vat of simple sugar, warn researchers, who are calling for strict regulation of this upcoming scientific breakthrough. People may soon be able to "homebrew" narcotics using genetically modified baker's yeast and a vat of simple sugar, warn researchers, who are calling for strict regulation of this upcoming scientific breakthrough.

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  6. Trainer Shane Young fined $8,300Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | HarnessLink.com

    Stewards yesterday completed their deliberations and determined the matters of penalty in respect of the pleas of guilt to the charges previously issued against harness racing trainer Mr on Thursday 19 March 2015, where it raced and finished first, not free of the prohibited substance Heptaminol - A fine of $5000 Charge 2 - Under HRR190B - did fail to comply with the provisions of rule 190B in that he did not keep and maintain a log book recording all details of treatment administered to horses in his care - A fine of $300 Charge 3 - Under HRR190A - on Friday 10 April 2015 had in his possession at his stable premises a 20ml bottle of the Charge 4 - Under HRR193 - administered 20ml of the medication Tripart to ALFA QUEEN on 19 March 2015 prior to that mare racing at Narrogin that day - A fine of $2000 Acting under HRR195 ALFA QUEEN has been disqualified from winning race 5 the Kilkenny ... (more)

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  7. Community groups celebrate Big Society cash grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Clacton and Frinton Gazette

    Elmstead Grasshoppers Cricket Club received the biggest amount in the latest wave of grants after being awarded A 10,000 towards new practice nets costing A 22,500. Alresford Village Hall has been given A 5,000 - on top of the A 10,000 it received from the big society fund earlier this year.

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  8. UF, Marion extension service to offer course on homebuyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The University of Florida/Marion County Extension Service is offering a four-week course about buying a home. The class will meet from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Mondays in the auditorium at Marion County Extension Service, 2232 N.E. Jacksonville Road in Ocala, beginning June 1. The course will include the following topics: goal setting, pre-purchase preparation, assembling your homebuyer team and financing and closing.

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  9. Ranking the Biggest Challenges for Philadelphia Flyers Head Coach Dave HakstolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | BleacherReport

    The Philadelphia Flyers fired head coach Craig Berube after the end of the regular season, and there were many who thought that team owner Ed Snider would bring in a big name like Mike Babcock or Todd McLellan to replace him. On Monday, the team made an announcement that was surprising to those who are not in tune with what is going on in the world of college hockey.

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  10. Todd McLellan reportedly jumps to OilersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | SFBay

    Former San Jose Sharks head coach Todd McLellan has found reportedly a new home, jumping from one rebuilding franchise to another. The Oilers are an interesting choice for McLellan, who established himself as a veteran NHL coach in his seven years behind the Sharks' bench.

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  11. Questions for Top Tennis Stars as the 2015 French Open ApproachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | BleacherReport

    From the sun-soaked hard courts of the United States to the red clay of Europe, the last four months have been an action-packed journey full of drama and speculation. It's finally time for the second Grand Slam of the year, as seasons and perhaps legacies hang in the balance.

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  12. Five Mega Story Lines Heading into Roland GarrosRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Tennis Now

    Five days before the French Open begins, we look at five story lines that are currently moving the needle. Photo Source: AP The road to Roland Garros has made its final turn and the exit for Paris looms on the horizon.

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  13. Jessica Springsteen: Born to jumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    Jessica Springsteen, daughter of rock legend Bruce and E Street Band alumnus Patti Scialfa, is edging closer to joining the U.S. Olympic showjumping team. A year out from the Rio Games, Springsteen is among America's 10 leading riders -- and tells CNN she is breaking through at the top.

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  14. Indiana coroner finds Notre Dame student fell 35 feet from arena, death was accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Star Tribune

    A University of Notre Dame senior's death the day before his graduation was an accident when he fell 35 feet from the roof of a campus sports arena, the St. Joseph County coroner has ruled. Coroner Chuck Hurley said Monday that an autopsy found William Meckling, 21, of Centennial, Colorado, died of multiple blunt-force injuries "consistent with an elevated fall."

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  15. Indy 500 weekend fun feeds a need for speedRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Daily Herald

    In a millisecond, the noise of the engines elevates to a high-pitched whine. I push foam plugs deeper into my ears as drivers accelerate to more than 200 mph all the while fighting five Gs to stay in control.

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  16. Armenian Striker Yura Movsisyan Reportedly Interested In Returning To MLSRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Groong

    ARMENIAN STRIKER YURA MOVSISYAN REPORTEDLY INTERESTED IN RETURNING TO MLS 10:08, 19 May 2015 Siranush Ghazanchyan Former Real Salt Lake striker Yura Movsisyan wants to come back to Major League Soccer, according toSalt Lake Tribune. A return to Major League Soccer is indeed quite enticing to Yura Movsisyan, his agent confirmed to the Salt Lake Tribune this weekend.

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  17. Ed Snider on board with Flyers' hiring of college coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Philly.com

    Inside, though, the sun's high beams were on. Accolades for a coach who has never dipped his toes into the NHL, from a first-year general manager who has never hired a head coach before.

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  18. UPDATED: Crawley confirm Yates as new managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Argus

    The 45-year-old will become Crawley's eighth manager - including caretakers - in the last three years and faces the task of building a squad capable of competing in League Two on a reduced budget following relegation last season. Yates said: "I'm delighted to be here.

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  19. Natasha House - First career training winRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | HarnessLink.com

    Natasha House went shopping for a racehorse last week at ... She ended up with Sandburg Hanover after multiple claims were entered on the horse at the $5,000 claiming level. "He was an early Birthday present for myself," House said who will celebrate her Birthday this coming Sunday, May 24th.

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  20. What are John Paxson and Gar Forman doing?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | RosenBlog

    That also should be any team's thinking on the matter, so I guess the Bulls are looking for the idiots, and I'm wondering, why haven't the Knicks come up? For now, though, the Pelicans reportedly think the price to compensate the Bulls to acquire Thibodeau would be too high. Most any wrinkle in the Pelicans and Magic coaching searches has ramifications for the Bulls and Tom Thibodeau.

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