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Double goal-scorer Musa on a mission

Having bagged his second ever brace at a FIFA World Cup, fans are now hoping Ahmed Musa can repeat his heroics against Argentina.

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Report: Martavis Bryant has not missed or failed a drug test

The situation surrounding Raiders receiver Martavis Bryant remains unclear a week after a report that the team was bracing for another suspension. But a new report says Bryant has not missed or failed a drug test. Vic Tafur of The Athletic reports that…

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Could the Pacers use the Grizzlies to get Kemba Walker?

Hypothetical trade for the Pacers: Memphis gets: Bojan Bogdanovic, Darren Collison and 11th pick Indiana gets: Chandler Parsons and Kemba Walker Charlotte gets: Al Jefferson, TJ Leaf, 4th pick and 23rd pick Why would the Pacers make this trade? This tr…

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Uruguay seal their place in last-16

Uruguay made sure of their place in the Round of 16 at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ after a 1-0 victory over Saudi Arabia in Rostov-on-Don.

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MLB Nationals vs Yankees Box score

Jun 18 (OPTA) – Box score from Washington Nationals vs New York Yankees on MondayWashington 5, NY Yankees 3 NY Yankees ab r h rbi bb so avg Hicks cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .242 Judge rf 3 0 0 0 2 3 .278 Stanton lf 4 1 1 0 1 2 .241 Sanchez c 4 0 2 0 1 0 .194 Grego…

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The NFL in California in 2018: The Best Year Ever?

The Rams, Raiders, Chargers and 49ers all promise compelling storylines and exciting football in 2018, making this possibly the most anticipated NFL season ever in California. The MMQB is devoting a week in June to exploring what should make this seaso…

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Eriksen: We certainly weren’t at our best

Hard-fought and very unconvincing, Denmark kicked off their Russia 2018 campaign in far from traditional fashion.

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What if Myles Jack wasn’t down?

Our friends around SB Nation are asking those “What if?” questions about pivotal moments in their favorite team’s history. What if Carson Palmer never blew out his knee? What if Jim Harbaugh didn’t leave the San Francisco 49ers? For the Jacksonville Jaguars, it’s easy… What if Myles Jack

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The favourites in focus

While there is a lengthy list of potential World Cup winners, discussion of pre-tournament favourites has tended to focus on four star-studded sides. FIFA.com takes a closer look at this quartet of leading contenders.

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Hochman: Red will live on at Busch and in all of our hearts

He’s over there by second base, where “he had probably the smoothest hands I’ve ever seen in baseball,” Wally Moon said in 2017 by phone. “A natural second baseman — a little unusual, but he could pick that ball. He did a lot of backhand picks that you don’t see in today’s market, but

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Hochman: Red will live on at Busch and in all of our hearts

He’s over there by second base, where “he had probably the smoothest hands I’ve ever seen in baseball,” Wally Moon said in 2017 by phone. “A natural second baseman — a little unusual, but he could pick that ball. He did a lot of backhand picks that you don’t see in today’s market, but

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Grievance threatened on NFL anthem policy

ATLANTA — Stand or stay out of sight. Looking to quell a national debate that was sparked by Colin Kaepernick, stoked by President Donald Trump and some say chipped away at the very popularity of America’s game, NFL owners approved a new policy Wednesday that allows players to protest during the

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Ian Happ and Kyle Schwarber batting 1-2 for Cubs vs. Indians

Ian Happ and Kyle Schwarber are batting 1-2 in the Cubs’ lineup Wednesday night, but Adam Plutko kept the twosome and the rest of the lineup hitless until Anthony Rizzo led off the seventh inning with a double as the Indians hold a 1-0 lead at Wrigley Field, Plutko, 26, an 11th round pick out of

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Embiid dunks on Baynes with trolling tweet

, USA TODAY Published 8:44 a.m. ET May 22, 2018 Get in your wayback machine and go back to earlier this month, when Philadelphia 76ers forward Joel Embiid did this to Boston Celtics center Aron Baynes: Back to present times: It looks like Embiid was wa…

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19-year-old Nats phenom Juan Soto homers on first pitch of his first start

19-year-old Juan Soto, the latest hot-shot prospect to be called up to the big leagues, homered on the first pitch he saw Monday night.

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Lopetegui names provisional Spain squad

Spain coach Julen Lopetegui has revealed the provisional list of 23 players who will make up his squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™.

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