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World of Outlaws driver Jason Johnson dies after wreck

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FORT WORTH, TX – SEPTEMBER 15: Jason Johnson celebrates after winning a dirt track race in Texas in 2012. (Brandon Wade/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway) World of Outlaws sprint car driver Jason Johnson died Sunday morning after he…

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Federer loses No.1 spot as Coric stuns him in Halle final

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Federer was denied a 10th title in the German grasscourt tournament as Croatian Coric handed the 36-year-old his first setback on an otherwise serene road towards defending his Wimbledon title. Federer responded by applying further…

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Follow live: Senegal and Japan level at 2-2

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The two underdog nations – who, combined, have reached the knockout stage just three times – are battling for sole possession of the group lead.

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Willson Contreras not thanking an ump may have gotten a Cubs coach ejected

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According to Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras, that’s precisely what happened during Saturday’s game against the Cincinnati Reds. Contreras says Cubs bench coach Brandon Hyde got ejected from the contest after Contreras forget to say…

England puts on a show in domination of Panama

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Harry Kane recorded a hat trick and John Stones added two goals himself as The Three Lions overwhelmed Panama in an impressive 6-1 Group G victory.

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Lamar Jackson says Chargers scout told him about interest in him as a receiver

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Remember when Lamar Jackson said no team asked him to work out at the receiver position during the Scouting Combine? “It was a Chargers scout who told me about it,” Jackson recently told a Ravens podcast. “So that was the first time I…

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Tennis in for a shock when big names retire, warns Billie Jean King

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Former tennis great Billie Jean King has warned the men's game that it will have to "wake up" when Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal retire, as she wishes the ATP and the WTA could form one joint organisation. King was the first female player…

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Giannis Antetokounmpo on if Mo Bamba is a better player than he is: 'Hell no'

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Giannis Antetokounmpo and Mohamed Bamba have many things in common, one being the fact that both were drafted by current Orlando Magic general manager and former Milwaukee Bucks general manager John Hammond. Because of that fact and…

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Winners and losers from the 2018 NHL Draft

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The picks are in and the 2018 NHL Draft has come to a close. The weekend began with the Buffalo Sabres selecting Rasmus Dahlin No. 1 overall and it ended with the Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals choosing Eric Florchuk with the…

Top floppers: Why men dive more than women

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If there's one key difference between the men's and women's World Cup, it's that you'll see men fake injuries more often.

Report: Spurs set on keeping Kawhi Leonard or trading him to the Eastern Conference

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According to a report Saturday from USA Today, the San Antonio Spurs are set on keeping Kawhi Leonard or trading him to the Eastern Conference. Last Tuesday, San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard and coach Gregg Popovich met in San Diego.…

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Sixers' NBA draft decisions should serve as a warning for Markelle Fultz

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The Friday after any NBA draft is a crowning moment for all of the league's franchises. The Sixers were no different as they showed off first-round picks Zhaire Smith and Landry Shamet at their training complex Friday morning. While the…

Maddon gets funky with bullpen, calls catcher Chris Gimenez to mound

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Cubs manager Joe Maddon turned to the bullpen following Cincinnati's third inning explosion, and things did not get much better from there. Fun thing from this game: Catcher Chris Gimenez is on the mound in the 8th.

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Why Germany isn't as dominant as it used to be

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Toni Kroos is emblematic of the up-and-down ride the Germans have had in the World Cup so far. Meanwhile, Group F is possibly set up for chaos.

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Federer beats Kudla to reach 12th Halle final

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Roger Federer booked his 12th career final at the ATP Halle grass tournament on Saturday, beating qualifier Denis Kudla 7-6 (7/1), 7-5. The Swiss needs to win the title on Sunday - it would be his tenth at the event - to remain world…

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Donald Cerrone Nearly Backed Out of UFC Singapore on the Day of the Fight

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For the first time in his career, Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone nearly called the boss and backed out on the day of the fight. Cerrone's career spans 12 years and 45 bouts, and not once has he withdrawn on the day of the fight, but that nearly…

World Cup: Don't count Germany out just yet

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The defending champions looked like they might get eliminated Saturday. Instead, they rallied for a 2-1 victory over Sweden.

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Braves pitcher loses first game since Chipper Jones was still playing

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Unfortunately for Atlanta Braves reliever Peter Moylan, that includes his near seven-year streak of major-league appearances without taking a loss. On Friday, the 39-year-old right-hander was the losing pitcher in Atlanta’s 10-7 loss to…

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Another three for El Tri: Mexico tops South Korea

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Six days ago, Mexico scored one of the biggest victories in its history. On Saturday, El Tri survived a late scare for a 2-1 victory.

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Celtics first-rounder Robert Williams sleeps through introductory conference call

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After Monday, Robert Williams likely now knows the feeling all too well. The Celtics first-round pick had to have his introductory conference call with the media postponed an hour, and he didn’t hide the reason for the delay when was…

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Capitals trade Orpik, Grubauer to Avalanche

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The Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals cleared some space to try to re-sign a handful of key free agents by trading veteran defenseman Brooks Orpik and backup goaltender Philipp Grubauer to the Colorado Avalanche for the 47th pick in…

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Red Wings pick Filip Zadina has a message to teams that passed on him

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Call it swagger or confidence, Filip Zadina has it and he has a message for the Montreal Canadiens, Ottawa Senators and Arizona Coyotes, the three teams that passed him over before he went to the Detroit Red Wings sixth overall in the 2018…

Report: Carmelo Anthony doesn't plan to opt out of $27.9 million option with Thunder

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Carmelo Anthony might have not been too happy about his role on the Oklahoma City Thunder last season, but that apparently won’t stop the 34-year-old from sticking with the team for at least one more season. Anthony has decided he will…

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Hot-hitting Reds prospect Nick Senzel worth stashing in fantasy leagues

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Cincinnati Reds prospect Nick Senzel could soon get a call to the big leagues and is a player for fantasy owners to stash.. (AP Photo/Matt York) Cincinnati prospect Nick Senzel has been a machine in recent weeks at Triple-A Louisville,…

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B's set sights on Day 2 of NHL draft after "excruciating" first round

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B's general manager Don Sweeney is also looking forward to trying not to repeat Friday night again, which became the Bruins essentially sitting on their hands without a first round pick as they watched 31 picks unfold around them.

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LeBron James Free Agency Odds List Lakers, Cavaliers as Favorites

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Free agency is around the corner for the NBA, and rumors continue swirling over where LeBron James will play next season. According to the latest odds, the Lakers continue to be favored as James's landing spot. The Lakers top the list from…

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Red Sox star speaking out about MLB's ills

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J.D. Martinez is thriving now, but a slow offseason in which he — and other stars — couldn't get a contract still leaves a bad taste in his mouth.

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Cavaliers GM on LeBron James: ‘We want to respect his space’ during contract decision

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With one deadline looming on his future in Cleveland, LeBron James has been in contact with the Cavaliers through his representatives. Following the NBA draft on Thursday night, Cavs general manager Koby Altman said he has had positive…

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LaVar Ball: If the Lakers trade Lonzo, it will be the 'worst move they ever made'

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If the Los Angeles Lakers are going to land San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard, and even potentially LeBron James, this offseason, they’re going to have to make some personnel changes. While there hasn’t been any official word as to who…

Tommy La Stella talks about his refusal to report to the minors in 2016

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In late July of 2016, Cubs infielder Tommy La Stella was demoted to Triple-A. It wasn’t personal. It was a roster crunch situation and La Stella had options left so, despite the fact that he had been an effective player to that point of…