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  1. Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe is stepping down as Metropolitan Police CommissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

    Those vying to be named the new Metropolitan Police Commissioner will speak to Home Secretary Amber Rudd, London Mayor Sadiq Khan and Policing Minister Brandon Lewis. Four senior figures are widely seen as being in the running to succeed Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe as head of Scotland Yard: Cressida Dick, Sara Thornton, Mark Rowley and Stephen Kavanagh.

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  2. Swimming great Hackett to seek help abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | South China Morning Post

    Australian Olympic swimming great Grant Hackett says he will seek treatment overseas for mental health problems after what he called "the toughest week of my life". The 36-year-old, who went into hiding after his brief arrest last week following a family bust-up, released a statement thanking "mum and dad for helping me through the toughest week of my life".

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  3. Grant Hackett seen after his 'aggressive breakdown'Read the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Daily Mail

    Smiling Grant Hackett gives the thumbs up in his $100,000 Mercedes SUV as he is seen for the first time since his 'aggressive breakdown' Troubled swimming star Grant Hackett has appeared looking healthy and in good spirits after suffering 'the worst week of my life.' The three-time Olympic gold medallist was photographed outside his mother's home on the Gold Coast on Wednesday, smiling and giving a thumbs-up to cameras.

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  4. Tim Bauer Resigns From The Woodlands Swim TeamRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    Tim Bauer , head coach for The Woodlands Swim Team in Texas, resigned after 24 years with the team. The first five years of his tenure, Bauer built the age group program for swimmers aged 14 and younger into a state championship team.

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  5. Today in History Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Pattaya Mail

    On Feb. 22, 1732 , the first president of the United States, George Washington, was born in Westmoreland County in the Virginia Colony. In 1862, Jefferson Davis, already the provisional president of the Confederacy, was inaugurated for a six-year term following his election in Nov. 1861.

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  6. British Heavyweight Nathan Gorman: Another Traveller on the RiseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Sweet Science

    These are giddy times for heavyweight boxing in England. IBF champion Anthony Joshua is widely considered the real deal, merely the most talented heavyweight on the planet.

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  7. Australia seeks full inclusion in Asian Summer GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    Australia hopes to bring a full delegation of athletes to the 2022 Asian Summer Games in China and is seeking approval from the continent's Olympic council, Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates has said. Australia, a member of the Oceania Olympic federation, has sent 30 athletes to the ongoing Asian Winter Games in Japan's northern city of Sapporo as a "guest" delegation following an invitation from the Olympic Council of Asia .

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  8. Hibernian's Lennon defends public criticism of his playersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Crazy Eights: Sensational City come from behind twice to vanquish Monaco in Champions League last-16 thriller at the Etihad Stadium Man City 5-3 Monaco - EIGHT THINGS WE LEARNED: Mbappe is a real talent while Stones is still struggling at the back Rooney to QUIT Manchester United: Captain unhappy at reduced role under Mourinho and has been offered A 35m China move MARTIN SAMUEL: Ranieri has to give it a go against Sevilla - he can't claim a match with Liverpool matters more than the Champions League World Cup boom sees RFU top brass earning more than FA counterparts but Southgate brings in triple A 500,000-a-year Eddie Jones 'He's got pride... this will be hurting him' Rooney wants to play and will leave United if he has to insists Ferdinand 'It is my intention to stay... we get on very well': Aguero speaks out on relationship with Guardiola after Monaco win Man Utd target Griezmann ... (more)

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  9. Orlando Salido Being Considered for Canelo-Chavez Co-FeatureRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Boxing Scene

    Vasyl Lomachenko is fighting Jason Sosa on April 8. And Francisco Vargas is recovering from a brutal beating that eliminated the possibility of a rematch with Salido for the foreseeable future. But according to Sean Gibbons, Salido's manager, Salido is in contention to fill the co-feature slot on the Canelo Alvarez-Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. pay-per-view undercard.

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  10. Sirens stung by Wasps in superleague debutRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    SIRENS may have missed out on victory in their first-ever match in the Vitality Netball Superleague but their stellar performance gave much encouragement for the remainder of the season. Wasps claimed victory by 57-43 at a jam-packed Emirates Arena in Glasgow last night but Sirens didn't make it easy for the English team, battling to the very last whistle.

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  11. Top seed Nishikori suffers shock first-round loss in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Reuters

    Top seed Kei Nishikori crashed out of the Rio de Janeiro Open on Tuesday after suffering a 6-4 6-3 first-round loss to Brazil's Thomaz Bellucci. The Japanese world number five, who was stunned by unseeded Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov in the Argentina Open final two days ago, was broken in the first game en route to losing the match in 79 minutes.

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  12. Helen Mirren oozes elegance at BFI dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    So it came as no surprise to see Helen Mirren was a vision of beauty in a dazzling floral gown at the BFI Chairman's Dinner at Claridges Hotel in London on Tuesday. Beaming as she walked the red carpet, The Queen actress, 71, commanded attention as she posed for snaps at the event.

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  13. Top-ranked U.S. tennis player Jack Sock looks to build on strong 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Palm Beach Post

    Jack Sock, shown here during a tournament in France last year, won his opening-round match at this year's Delray Beach Open on Tuesday. You're the top ranked American male tennis player and ranked No.

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  14. Caleb Plant: Awimbono is a big puncherRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sports Media 101

    Boxing 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Indianapolis Colts as a part of Sports Media 101 . For news, op/ed, game reviews, team updates and even rumors you will find all of it on Boxing 101.

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  15. Kerber survives in DubaiRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

    Former world number one Angelique Kerber survived as three of the top five seeds were bundled out of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Tuesday. The top seed and winner of two Grand Slams in 2016 dispatched fellow German Mona Bartel 6-4, 6-3 in a second-round match.

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  16. Ankiel had pregame vodka in '01Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SFGate

    Rick Ankiel said he drank vodka before his first two starts in 2001 to quell anxiety after throwing five wild pitches in one inning during the previous season's playoffs. Ankiel had a promising rookie season as a 20-year-old with the St. Louis Cardinals in 2000, but he lost his control in the postseason.

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  17. Palmer adds weight to his second seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Reuters

    Jolyon Palmer needs no reality check ahead of his second Formula One season, but the Renault driver might be wondering about some of his friends. The 26-year-old Briton indicated at the launch of his team's 2017 car on Tuesday that their imaginations had been running wild over the winter break ahead of a season with big rule changes.

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  18. Griffins roar back to win Mainland openerRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Richmond News

    Palmer's Antonio Pablo keeps a close eye on his Britannia opponent during Monday's opening round win at the Lower Mainland "AA" Basketball Championships. Palmer's Antonio Pablo keeps a close eye on his Britannia opponent during Monday's opening round win at the Lower Mainland "AA" Basketball Championships.

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  19. World Sports at 0000 GMTRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    MANCHESTER, England " Manchester City scores three goals in 11 minutes to fight back for a 5-3 win over Monaco in a wild Champions League match full of dazzling attacking play and dreadful defending on Tuesday. By Steve Douglas.

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  20. Why Lakers' Jeanie Buss fired Jim Buss, Mitch KupchakRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | USA Today

    Why Lakers' Jeanie Buss fired Jim Buss, Mitch Kupchak For too long, she had watched as things continued to slide Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2lsJ8SL You could never tell by watching her in that familiar Staples Center courtside seat, the 55-year-old Lakers governor always smiling and entertaining her high-profile friends who would watch her beloved team lose almost every time out. But behind the scenes, in those moments when she'd recount all the mistakes that her brother, Jim Buss, and longtime general manager Mitch Kupchak had made and wondered why her patience in them hadn't paid off, she was more and more ready to do this deed.

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