• Westbrook scores 45 as Thunder stay alive vs. Jazz
Westbrook scores 45 as Thunder stay alive vs. Jazz

The Thunder were down by eight after Mitchell's basket with 1:47 remaining in the third, but Westbrook drained two 3-pointers during an 8-0 closing run, including the tying one with 35.9 seconds left. Clint Capela scored a team-high 26 points and had 15 rebounds for the top seeded Rockets who pulled away in the third quarter to win their series ...

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  • Anthony Joshua offered $50 million by Wilder for heavyweight mega-fight
Anthony Joshua offered $50 million by Wilder for heavyweight mega-fight

Wilder, who has been calling out Joshua for more than a year to meet him to unify titles, made a video directed at Joshua that he posted on social media on Wednesday . He accepts it, it will be there. Al Haymon and I have never not delivered what we've offered. "I've made an offer, he can either accept it or not".

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  • Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is addicted to 'Russian Roulette' of management
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is addicted to 'Russian Roulette' of management

Vieira, who won three Premier League titles and three FA Cups with the Gunners under Wenger, has echoed Rodgers' stance by refusing to talk about the role at the Emirates. Thursday's match will be the final time Wenger takes charge of the Gunners for a home European tie. The competition is Wenger's final chance to lay his hands on European ...

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  • Carletto offered the Italian Job
Carletto offered the Italian Job

The reports claim Ancelotti was formerly offered the position on Monday night following a meeting with Italian Football Federation commissioner Roberto Fabbricini and sub-commissioner Alessandro Costacurta . You have to talk about many things, the program and finances, but we could not talk about them. We just had a bit of banter about the opportu...

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  • Eagles In Talks With Washington Over Possible White House Visit
Eagles In Talks With Washington Over Possible White House Visit

The team said it is planning a visit to the White House to celebrate its first Super Bowl victory in franchise history. The Eagles have the luxury of being able to exclusively consider the best player available, thanks to some deft off-season manuvering and roster-building from executive vice president of football operations Howie Roseman over ...

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  • Mullinax (T-2) comes up short of maiden win
Mullinax (T-2) comes up short of maiden win

After the third round, Landry was in a good position as he had a good cushion to take into the last day. Andrew Landry held off Trey Mullinax in a battle of Americans seeking their first US PGA Tour title on Sunday (Monday in Manila) to win the Texas Open by two strokes.

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  • Russell Westbrook sends explosive message to Ricky Rubio after Jazz loss
Russell Westbrook sends explosive message to Ricky Rubio after Jazz loss

A two-games-to-one series deficit has been common for Oklahoma City Thunder playoff teams. Pair that with strong assists numbers by the Jazz in the first half (13), and Ricky Rubio scoring 14 of Utah's next 15 points, and the Jazz would enter the break with a five-point lead despite shooting 29.4 percent from deep at half.

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  • Snead With Ravens as Saints Decline to Match Offer
Snead With Ravens as Saints Decline to Match Offer

The deal also included $3.4 million in incentives and a $2 million signing bonus. The Saints had five days in which to match the offer, but declined to do so. Snead joins fellow newcomers Michael Crabtree and John Brown . Snead will likely appear on the depth chart as the second or third receiver for Baltimore.

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  • NFL Network Analyst Mike Mayock Talks Raiders Draft Picks
NFL Network Analyst Mike Mayock Talks Raiders Draft Picks

That's the beauty of American sports even if you are really bad you suddenly get this wave of young talent to help you be really good. Obviously whoever the Raiders select with their first pick will affect the rest of the first round, and it's possible the team could find some productive players in the later rounds.

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  • Butler, Towns lead T-wolves past Rockets 121-105 in Game 3
Butler, Towns lead T-wolves past Rockets 121-105 in Game 3

Game 4 tips off Monday night in Minnesota . For as much of a roller coaster as the last 10 months have been for the Timberwolves in terms of injuries, defensive performance, and roster decisions, there's one area that Tom Thibodeau's squad has remained consistent: they take care of the basketball.

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  • Kris Bryant leaves game after getting hit in head
Kris Bryant leaves game after getting hit in head

Rockies fifth. Ryan McMahon grounds out to first base to Anthony Rizzo . His team trailed 7-1 when he was knocked from the game, but they came back to win in the late innings. Javy Baez struck out three times on the afternoon, and while that would normally land someone in the "duds" category, it was his two hits in his six at-bats that made up ...

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  • Guardiola provides update on Aguero's injury ahead of tournament
Guardiola provides update on Aguero's injury ahead of tournament

The 47-year-old Spaniard has another season to run on the three-year contract he agreed when taking over at City in 2016, and is widely expected to agree a 12-month extension this summer. He's in Barcelona. The first part (of the rehabilitation) is there'. 'I used to be not ready. What we need to do is already done. It could be uncomfortable to com...

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  • Ederson tells Guardiola: let me take City penalties
Ederson tells Guardiola: let me take City penalties

Just arriving with the bus, the people look at us and celebrate in the stadium. It is time to have fun. Only three teams have passed 100, with City and Liverpool scoring 102 and 101 respectively in 2013-14, so it seems inevitable City will become the first club to achieve the feat twice.

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  • Ben Simmons posts historic triple-double in Sixers' win over Heat
Ben Simmons posts historic triple-double in Sixers' win over Heat

After lighting the Heat up with 18 three-pointers in its Game 3 win, Philadelphia was only 7 of 31 from beyond the arc Saturday and turned it over 27 times. Josh Richardson took the worst of it, getting slammed into by Embiid. "They made bigger plays than us in the fourth quarter". IT'S getting hot in Miami.

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  • This is what the 76ers-Heat bloodbath has sunk to
This is what the 76ers-Heat bloodbath has sunk to

Miami Heat small forward Justise Winslow showed that he's a savage himself when he appeared to have deliberately stepped on Philadelphia 76ers big man Joel Embiid's mask back in Game 3 of their teams' series. Then, he spoke to ESPN about it, and said , "I promised the city the playoffs and I'm not on the court, and I may not be on Thurs...

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  • Blazers star Damian Lillard assesses Pelicans tactics on his performances
Blazers star Damian Lillard assesses Pelicans tactics on his performances

However, Maurice Harkless fell back down to earth after a strong Game 2, and Jusuf Nurkic remains a non-factor in this series as he had just five points in 20 minutes. The series shifts to New Orleans on Thursday. The Pelicans led by 33 points in the fourth quarter of Game 3, but the game was much tighter Saturday (April 21).

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  • Pelicans Take 3-0 Lead Over Portland: NBA Twitter Roasts Blazers
Pelicans Take 3-0 Lead Over Portland: NBA Twitter Roasts Blazers

Fueling those victories for the Pelicans has been its most potent lineup. Mirotic scored 30 points and grabbed eight rebounds, and Davis collected 28 points and 11 boards for New Orleans, which will try to sweep the best-of-seven series at home on Saturday.

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  • Lance Armstrong pays $5m to settle federal lawsuit
Lance Armstrong pays $5m to settle federal lawsuit

The United States' lawsuit against Armstrong alleged that Armstrong and his team regularly and systematically employed performance-enhancing drugs and methods PEDs, in violation of the USPS sponsorship agreements. It's the end of one of Armstrong's numerous legal battles, but this was one of the most present ones. The government had been seeking ...

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  • Pacers put pressure on Cavs, LeBron with 92-90 game 3 win
Pacers put pressure on Cavs, LeBron with 92-90 game 3 win

The Pacers converted just 30.8 percent from long range - an 8 of 26 clip. And in Indiana's case? Bogdanovic knocked down another 3 to make it a seven-point game. "We looked like a totally different team from the first half to the second half", Smith said. They were just 2-of-3 from free throw line, this despite being in the bonus with more than t...

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  • Manchester City can
Manchester City can "continue to dominate", says Chelsea boss Antonio Conte

Chelsea's defence of their Premier League crown hasn't gone too well and they now sit fifth, with very little hope of qualifying for the Champions League next season. With the issue still bothering him, he was ruled out of last Saturday's 3-1 win at Tottenham, with Guardiola casting doubt over whether the forward would play again this season.

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  • Man City wins Premier League after United loses to West Brom
Man City wins Premier League after United loses to West Brom

A disappointed Juan Mata says Manchester United must shift their focus to a crucial week in their season following their 1-0 loss to West Brom on Sunday. We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website and bring you more relevant advertising. "The mental level, the day by day, everything must be consistent until the last day s...

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  • Real Madrid's Zinedine Zidane: UCL refs won't be influenced by late penalty
Real Madrid's Zinedine Zidane: UCL refs won't be influenced by late penalty

We've got very good players and I have to evaluate that". Still, Zidane has challenged his players to overhaul second-placed Atletico Madrid - who lead their capital city rivals by four points with six games to play - before the end of the campaign.

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  • Pacers gearing up for Cavs counter punch
Pacers gearing up for Cavs counter punch

Victor Oladipo scored a game-high 32 points while Myles Turner added 16 points and 8 rebounds as IN jumped out to a 32-14 lead IN the first quarter and were hardly challenged outside of a 27-point third quarter by Cleveland . "How much different a regular-season game is compared to a postseason game". Eh, you can't simulate that. Ultimately, t...

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  • James Harden Scores 44 Points, Houston Rockets Beat Minnesota Timberwolves 104-101
James Harden Scores 44 Points, Houston Rockets Beat Minnesota Timberwolves 104-101

Harden made another shot to give him 11 straight points for Houston before another basket by Teague. Harden meanwhile is the front-runner to win the award having led the league on points-per-game and three pointers made as well as helping the Houston Rockets topple the Golden State Warriors atop the Western Conference.

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  • Freakish penalty helps Mainz in Bundesliga relegation battle
Freakish penalty helps Mainz in Bundesliga relegation battle

The official then went into his dressing room and ordered both sides back out on to the pitch in order for the set piece to be taken. The Freiburg players were understandably outraged, in stark contrast to Mainz midfielder Pablo de Blasis who couldn't believe his luck as he gleefully stepped up and fired the ball into the bottom left corner of th...

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  • Embiid says 'pretty good chance' he's back by Game 2 or 3
Embiid says 'pretty good chance' he's back by Game 2 or 3

Embiid sustained the eye injury in a March 28 collision with rookie Markelle Fultz . After missing each of his first two National Basketball Association seasons due to injury and being limited to 31 games in 2016-17, Embiid played a career-high 63 games this season.

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  • One-fifth of Cameroon's Commonwealth Team has gone AWOL
One-fifth of Cameroon's Commonwealth Team has gone AWOL

Disappearance of African athletes at overseas competitions is something that has often happened. Officials with the team have said they are "disappointed" and admitted the eight athletes, comprised of five boxers and three weightlifters, are not likely to return.

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  • Kevin Gorman: Flyers need new luck in net vs. Penguins
Kevin Gorman: Flyers need new luck in net vs. Penguins

The Kid has his eye on the Cup three-peat. He wasn't so much predicting another mid-June celebration as he was stating the obvious. A huge brawl broke out toward the end the third period. Malkin drew a hooking penalty to negate a Pittsburgh power play, and when he emerged from the penalty box, he whizzed past three Flyers in one sequence, da...

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  • Ross Barkley On Bench - Chelsea Team vs Southampton Confirmed
Ross Barkley On Bench - Chelsea Team vs Southampton Confirmed

A horrific tackle from Marcos Alonso saw the defender rake his studs down the back of Shane Long's leg which went unpunished by referee Mike Dean. His arrival from Arsenal in January was greeted with minimum fanfare, but Giroud didn't take long to win Chelsea supporters over with his work rate and selfless commitment to making his team and ...

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  • Manchester City vs. Tottenham live stream info, TV channel
Manchester City vs. Tottenham live stream info, TV channel

A win will see the Terriers climb up the table while the Hornets will hit the 40 point mark if they get all three points. Match Odds: Tottenham [2.74], Manchester City [2.7], The Draw [3.8 ]. The mockers-in-chief will meet in the semi finals of this season's Champions League after Salah's Liverpool were drawn against his former team Roma in Fr...

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  • Committee Retires Four 2017 Hurricane Names
Committee Retires Four 2017 Hurricane Names

The only time that there is a change in the list is if a storm is so deadly or costly that the future use of its name on a different storm would be inappropriate for reasons of sensitivity. "Since that fateful year, 88 names have been retired, and those beginning with "I" made up a disproportional number of them (11 of the 88)", the newspaper write...

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  • New York Knicks Fire Coach Jeff Hornacek After 2 Seasons
New York Knicks Fire Coach Jeff Hornacek After 2 Seasons

Hornacek had one year remaining on his original contract. His top assistant, Kurt Rambis, was also fired. ESPN reports the former coach was sacked after a flight back from Cleveland, where the Knicks won against the Cleveland Cavaliers , 110-98.

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  • Westbrook averages triple-double for second straight season
Westbrook averages triple-double for second straight season

Against the Miami Heat on Monday (April 9), he hauled in 18; and then on Wednesday (April 11), against the Memphis Grizzlies, he took in a career-high 20. Westbrook has already clinched double-digit averages in scoring (25.6 points per game) and assists (10.1). After his 2017 MVP campaign where he matched Oscar Robertson's feat, he somewhat quiet...

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  • IPL2018 Dhawan's Fifty Powers SRH to 9 Wicket Win Over Rajasthan Royals
IPL2018 Dhawan's Fifty Powers SRH to 9 Wicket Win Over Rajasthan Royals

They will play their second match against the Mumbai Indians at home once again and will look to move to the top of the table with a win over the defending champions. It was never going to be easy for Delhi to regain control after such an assault and when Karun Nair, another talented batsman, batted equally well to get to a fifty , the game was ...

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  • Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees
Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees

Kahnle was pulled after giving up five runs - three earned - while walking three and giving up two hits. "They're not going to cheer for that, so what do you expect?" There's also rhymes-with-boo booing - former Sox infielder Lou Merloni can expand on this for you - and there's pregame-starting-lineup booing in which star players on the opposing ...

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  • Minnesota Timberwolves beat Denver Nuggets to claim last play-off spot
Minnesota Timberwolves beat Denver Nuggets to claim last play-off spot

When holding opponents under 100 points, Denver is 15-2 and Minnesota is 19-4. "I'm not going to check my phone". But the Timberwolves all-star tandem of Karl-Anthony Towns (26 points, 14 rebounds) and Butler (31 points, five rebounds, five assists) were too much to handle.

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  • UEFA charges Pep Guardiola with improper conduct post Champions League exit
UEFA charges Pep Guardiola with improper conduct post Champions League exit

After suffering a 3-0 defeat to the Reds at Anfield, City has a huge task of defeating Liverpool by three goals at the Etihad. "I said he (the referee) was wrong", said Guardiola when asked about his dismissal. "I didn't insult him, I was polite, I was correct". Salah's equaliser to Gabriel Jesus' opener was absolutely crucial because it al...

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  • Rick Scott's hits and misses as governor
Rick Scott's hits and misses as governor

Most of all, Rick Scott has shown a willingness in the past to spend big chunks of the private fortune he amassed before running for office, some of it from a golden parachute he received from health-care giant Columbia/HCA, the company heavily fined for Medicare fraud after Scott's departure (an issue that continues to haunt his career).

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  • Ronaldo and Lewandowski primed for more goals - Champions League in Opta numbers
Ronaldo and Lewandowski primed for more goals - Champions League in Opta numbers

Since joining Los Blancos from Tottenham Hotspur for a then-world record fee of £86m in September 2013, Bale has gone on to become an instrumental figure for the Spanish powerhouse. It is being suggested that Real will demand close to €100 million ($123.7 million) for Bale from interested suitors and Calderon believes it is a figure that will not...

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  • Cubs postpone home opener vs. Pirates due to snow
Cubs postpone home opener vs. Pirates due to snow

A number of these new branding and service elements were on display when the Cubs took on the Pittsburgh Pirates in their home opener on 9 April. Nova hasn't been able to put it together yet this season, failing to post a quality start in either of his two outings in 2018.

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  • Pep Guardiola talking about Paul Pogba before derby was 'mistake' - Jose Mourinho
Pep Guardiola talking about Paul Pogba before derby was 'mistake' - Jose Mourinho

Manchester United needed a leader, and Pogba took it upon himself to be their savior. Manager Alex Ferguson provided an ever so succinct summary of the game afterwards: "Football, eh?" We were just 2-0 down. I DON'T think City's Champions League tie with Liverpool is over yet. "What we will try to prove is that we're the second-best team in th...

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  • Tour bus headed to the Masters golf tournament flips on Georgia highway
Tour bus headed to the Masters golf tournament flips on Georgia highway

He said the interior of the bus matched a photo on the company's website showing colorful strip lighting, a single row of seats lining each side of the bus and cocktail glasses hanging over a bar. Operated by Jet Executive Limousine of metro Atlanta, the charter bus "was set up like a party limousine in the back", Wright said. The third Richmond-...

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  • Spurs condemn Stoke to fourth straight defeat
Spurs condemn Stoke to fourth straight defeat

Pochettino was unnecessarily harsh on Alderweireld - business is business but on form he'd walk into any side in the Premier League . Harry Kane tried to claim it but the goal has been awarded to Eriksen. Eriksen's brace gives him five goals in his last three matches in all competitions. I swear it was my goal, you've got to take my word for...

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  • Patriots trade receiver Brandin Cooks to Rams for first-round pick
Patriots trade receiver Brandin Cooks to Rams for first-round pick

With no first or second round pick in this years draft. Losing him in Super Bowl LII clearly didn't hurt. With the reigning NFC West champions trying to fill a need and continuing to be aggressive in the trade market to assemble a win-now roster, the Patriots likely saw an opportunity to extract maximum value for Cooks .

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  • Robert Griffin III revives National Football League career with Baltimore Ravens
Robert Griffin III revives National Football League career with Baltimore Ravens

Griffin will presumably be a backup quarterback to starter Joe Flacco . He started five games, winning only one of them. Griffin, 28, sat out the entire 2017 season after being cut by the Cleveland Browns last March. Over the course of his four seasons in the NFL, Griffin has appeared in 42 games, 40 of which he started. Ravens Head Coach ...

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  • John Krasinksi knew he 'married up' after exchange with London Customs agent
John Krasinksi knew he 'married up' after exchange with London Customs agent

The actor, who has been married to Blunt for eight years and shares daughters two daughters, Hazel and Violet , with the British actress, explained that the customs agent was first totally unimpressed by his body of work. It says here that you're an actor. That's especially true of young Millicent Simmonds who Krasinski says was instrumental...

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  • Ichiro Suzuki absolutely robs Jose Ramirez of a homer
Ichiro Suzuki absolutely robs Jose Ramirez of a homer

Alonso hit his third career grand slam in the first inning, Yan Gomes added a two-run shot and the Cleveland Indians held on for a 6-5 win over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday. No matter how much attention his hits get in the moment, it's clear Haniger is swinging the bat well, something Servais said just started to fall into place late in spr...

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  • London Murder Rate Surpasses New York Amid Surge of Deadly Stabbings
London Murder Rate Surpasses New York Amid Surge of Deadly Stabbings

The number of murders investigated by the Met Police has risen steadily since the beginning of the year, with eight in January, 15 in February and 22 in March - most as a result of stabbings. A Downing Street spokesman said that the Government's new serious violence strategy will focus on intervention measures meant to "break the cycle" of violent ...

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  • No repeat of last term's complacency against Real: Buffon
No repeat of last term's complacency against Real: Buffon

Allegri would not confirm whether Mario Mandzukic would start with Dybala, while he said it will be a toss-up between Claudio Marchisio and Rodrigo Bentancur to replace the suspended Miralem Pjanic in midfield, even if he says it changes little whether he plays with two or three midfielders.

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  • Deontay Wilder convinced Anthony Joshua can't handle him
Deontay Wilder convinced Anthony Joshua can't handle him

The win means he has added Parker's World Boxing Organization ( WBO ) title to his International Boxing Federation (IBF), International Boxing Organisation (IBO) and World Boxing Association (WBA) titles. "I want[ Deontay] Wilder or [ Tyson] Fury ". "We want the fight, they want the fight, the public wants the fight". It's just a case of whether...

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