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UPI Horse Racing Roundup: Hi Happy wins at Belmont Park

Hi Happy won the Grade I Man o’ War on a stellar program at Belmont Park to highlight weekend Thoroughbred racing while the English, Irish and French 3-year-olds jostled for room in their countries’ upcoming Classics. Redzel was defeated, albeit narrowly, in Australia in an early run-up to the second Everest Stakes. And, the question of the day: Is Pink ...

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New England Patriots LB coach Brian Flores unfazed by job title

Even though Brian Flores has taken on many of the responsibilities of the New England Patriots‘ defensive coordinator job, his actual title remains linebackers coach. That does not seem to bother Flores. “I’ve never been big on titles,” Flores said, according to the Providence Journal. “I’m here to work. I’m here to help this team win any way I can. ...

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Indianapolis Colts unconcerned Andrew Luck still not throwing

Andrew Luck is still not throwing but first-year Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich is not concerned. Reich told the Indianapolis Star on Saturday that Luck is doing “exceptionally well” in his rehab from shoulder surgery that forced him to miss the entire 2017 season. Luck has not thrown a pass since the 2016 regular-season finale, and Colts general manager ...

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Houston Texans sign third-round pick Justin Reid, seventh-rounder Jermaine Kelly

The Houston Texans signed third-round safety Justin Reid to a four-year, $4.063 million contract on Thursday. The deal reportedly includes a $1.039 million signing bonus. Reid, who was the Texans’ first pick in the draft, is the brother of former San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid. He played collegiately at Stanford after being an all-state selection from Louisiana. Reid was ...

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Chelsea ties Huddersfield, gets goal off of defender's face

May 9 (UPI) — Chelsea’s Marcos Alonso helped his squad tie Huddersfield by making a goal off of his face in a 1-1 draw Wednesday at Stamford Bridge in London, England. The peculiar play occurred in the second half. Chelsea trailed Huddersfield 1-0 in the Premier League clash after Laurent Depoitre’s goal in the 50th minute. About 12 minutes later, ...

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Oakland Raiders sign three, waive three after rookie minicamp

The Oakland Raiders announced on Monday that they signed three free agents following their participation in the team’s rookie minicamp on a tryout basis. The three signed by the Raiders are tight end Paul Butler of California (Pa.), fullback Henry Poggi of Michigan and running back Chris Warren III of Texas. The Raiders also waived three players: running back Elijah ...

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