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Many Americans rooting for Brazil and Mexico for 2018 FIFA World Cup

Many Americans rooting for Brazil and Mexico for 2018 FIFA World Cup

FIFA's 200-plus member associations selected the united bid of the United States, Canada, and Mexico on Wednesday. It beat competition from Morocco by securing 134 votes ( including 11 from Africa )...

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Egypt vs Uruguay: 5 things to look forward to as Salah returns

Egypt vs Uruguay: 5 things to look forward to as Salah returns

Cuper said in his prematch news conference on Thursday that he could "almost 100 percent say [Salah] will play, save for any unforeseen factors at the last minute". Uruguay will be the favourites to ...

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Rory McIlroy laments third successive missed cut at US Open

He was at 4-under 136, the only player still under par going into the weekend. He did indeed not play badly in a respectable 2-over-par 72 on Friday, but the damage had been done with an opening 7...

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Seattle on list to host 2026 FIFA World Cup game

Seattle on list to host 2026 FIFA World Cup game

That means at least one tournament destination should be within easy driving distance for Northeast Florida fans, although tickets may be pricey. Morocco lost the vote 134 to 65 in the Fifa Co...

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Manchester City to start title defence at Arsenal

Manchester City to start title defence at Arsenal

Liverpool begin their season at home to West Ham United , with Manuel Pellegrini taking charge of the Hammers for the first time . Arsenal-Man City is the standout on the opening weekend in the E...

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Own-goal earns Iran 1-0 win over Morocco at World Cup

That result represents Iran's only World Cup finals victory thus far and dabblebet go 3/1 (4.0 ) that Queiroz's side score at least two goals against their north African opponents on Friday. They...

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Alvarez to face Kazakhstan's world middleweight champion Golovkin in rematch

Alvarez to face Kazakhstan's world middleweight champion Golovkin in rematch

The rematch will be televised on HBO pay-per-view. Said Golovkin's promoter Tom Loeffler, "Rematch is on!" "He's satisfied", Loeffler said of Golovkin, perhaps providing a hint to the final number...

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Will Kyrie Irving Sign Off on Celtics Signing LeBron James?

Will Kyrie Irving Sign Off on Celtics Signing LeBron James?

That championship pedigree could enter a different stratosphere if rumors about LeBron James possibly coming to Boston come to fruition. Last summer, prior to Irving forcing the Cavaliers' hand on a...

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Kabul Express set for Test run in and against India

Kabul Express set for Test run in and against India

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Thursday the national cricket team was a source of pride to the war-ravaged country as it took on India in a historic first test match and he urged other cric...

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Russian Federation under pressure in opener against Saudi Arabia

Russian Federation under pressure in opener against Saudi Arabia

But his substitute Cheryshev scored a brace and young Golovin made two assists and a goal to more than make up for Dzagoev's absence. Russia's Aleksandr Golovin (not pictured) scores their fifth...

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Federation Internationale de Football Association 2018: Russian women advised against sleeping with guests

Federation Internationale de Football Association 2018: Russian women advised against sleeping with guests

Perhaps she was anxious that the women would face a future of single parenthood, but then the lawmaker said that it would be fine if they slept with foreigners who were the same race. 'They are the be...

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US Open - Dustin Johnson shares first-round lead at Shinnecock Hills

US Open - Dustin Johnson shares first-round lead at Shinnecock Hills

Open lived up to its reputation in the return to Shinnecock Hills. It was quite a contrast from previous year at Erin Hills in Wisconsin, which set a record for the first round by yielding 44 rounds...

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Gazinsky scores first World Cup goal

Gazinsky scores first World Cup goal

Substitute Denis Cheryshev soon scored the first of his two goals. Cherchesov said later that his tournament might be over but one man's misfortune is another's opportunity as his replacement Cherys...

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Griezmann is sticking with Atletico Madrid

Griezmann is sticking with Atletico Madrid

Gerard Pique has wished Antoine Griezmann success despite the Atletico Madrid star's decision to snub Barcelona and remain at the Wanda Metropolitano beyond the World Cup . The La Liga giants agree...

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Raptors promote assistant coach Nick Nurse to replace Casey

Raptors promote assistant coach Nick Nurse to replace Casey

Nurse and the Raptors were completing contract terms on Tuesday, according to the person who spoke to AP on condition of anonymity because the agreement had not been announced. The team ranked third...

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Who will win the Golden Boot? Lionel Messi? Neymar?

Who will win the Golden Boot? Lionel Messi? Neymar?

Messi is a multifaceted genius and the best player on the planet", says Butt with unapologetic adoration. Messi and his team have failed twice after reaching the finals of the Copa De Liberatores,...

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Ronaldo and Robbie Williams star in opening ceremony

Ronaldo and Robbie Williams star in opening ceremony

It is across the river from Luzhniki Stadium, which will host seven games at the World Cup, including the opening game on June 14 and final on July 15. The opening ceremony will take place at Moscow's...

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Score a free taco today

Score a free taco today

Free is definitely a good lure, but please don't try stealing tacos any other day than June 13, or you might get arrested. There is also a Taco Bell at 3305 Magruder Ave. Any substitutions may carry...

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Conor McGregor due back court after Barclays backstage brawl

Conor McGregor due back court after Barclays backstage brawl

White and McGregor were initially set to meet at UFC Fight Night 130 in Liverpool, England, in late May, but that meeting never took place. Conor McGregor has arrived at a NY court to face three c...

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Fans not happy at possible Martial departure: Better than Rashford

Fans not happy at possible Martial departure: Better than Rashford

Anthony Martial's agent has confirmed that his client wishes to quit Manchester United . I think that when Man United , who are the most powerful club, can not come to an agreement after eight mon...

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World Cup Nigeria Super Eagles Gernot Rohr team selection

World Cup Nigeria Super Eagles Gernot Rohr team selection

Chijioke Amah, former Manager of Pa Ngele Oruta Stadium, Abakaliki, said the players should instead concentrate on correcting the flaws noticed during their friendly matches. "We wanted to play on t...

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Rafael Nadal Wins 11th French Open, 17th Major Title Overall

Rafael Nadal Wins 11th French Open, 17th Major Title Overall

Anything can happen in a Grand Slam final. Up a break at 2-1 in the third set, Nadal stopped serving after a fault because he couldn't straighten his left middle finger. He displayed his lethal we...

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Arsenal in advanced talks to sign Bernd Leno from Bayer Leverkusen

Arsenal in advanced talks to sign Bernd Leno from Bayer Leverkusen

It's certainly going to be an exciting transfer window at the Emirates, with a whole lot of topics to discuss. Let's take a spin through Tuesday's headlines. FC Barcelona star Luis Suarez has spoken a...

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India vs Afghanistan Test Match

India vs Afghanistan Test Match

But don't tell that to Stanizai, who says that his team's spin bowlers will outduel India's world-class veteran "spin twins, Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja, he boasted to the Times of India ...

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NCAA changes transfer rule to limit coaches' influence

NCAA changes transfer rule to limit coaches' influence

The new rule would've been especially useful for United Kingdom during times late in a season when injuries stack up and the Cats have few options at specific positions like on special teams. The old ...

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Premier League fixtures deal Arsenal boss Unai Emery a nightmare start

Premier League fixtures deal Arsenal boss Unai Emery a nightmare start

Manchester United fans have reacted positively to the announcement of the fixtures and believe their side have been handed a boost in their bid to win the Premier League this season with a comfortabl...

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Spain sacks coach on eve of World Cup

Spain sacks coach on eve of World Cup

Former Real Madrid star Hierro has been working in the Spanish national team set-up since his appointment as sporting director last November, with the move to appoint him as Lopetegui's replacem...

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Kyrie Irving not closing door on LeBron James reunion in Boston

Meanwhile, Irving, also confirmed that he will not be extending his current deal with the Celtics , which will allow him to become a free agent at the end of the 2018-19 season. He said he is gratefu...

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Tied for lead, Johnson primed to regain top ranking

Tied for lead, Johnson primed to regain top ranking

J.B. Holmes had five birdies and two bogeys for a final round 67 to end in third place. DES MOINES, Iowa - Tom Lehman shot a 7-under 65 to take a two-shot lead into the final round of the PGA Tour ...

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Egypt's Mohamed Salah dribbles for first time since injuring shoulder

Egypt's Mohamed Salah dribbles for first time since injuring shoulder

Following an exhausting 16-hour flight, the team faces another four hours on a plane for the game against Egypt , which will be played in Ekaterinburg. So I thought to myself, I have quite a few game...

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