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Kane fires England to record 6-1 win against Panama

Kane fires England to record 6-1 win against Panama

The rout was the first time England have scored more than four goals at a World Cup finals since winning the tournament in 1966. Kane's three goals included two penalties and a deflection he kne...

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Musa marks return with winning double as Nigeria beat Iceland

Musa marks return with winning double as Nigeria beat Iceland

Petersburg. Victory over Iceland now means all six of Nigeria's victories in World Cup history have come at the expense of European opposition. As well as starting with Musa, he opted to play ...

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Media criticism of my lifestyle is 'unbelievable' - Sterling

Media criticism of my lifestyle is 'unbelievable' - Sterling

A Daily Mirror photograph snapped at a session on Thursday led many to believe that Raheem Sterling and Dele Alli would be replaced by Marcus Rashford and Ruben Loftus-Cheek for England's seco...

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FPJ's dream XI predictions for Serbia and Switzerland; Live Blog

FPJ's dream XI predictions for Serbia and Switzerland; Live Blog

Serbia's players did not react to the eagle gestures at Kaliningrad Stadium. That is because several players in the Swiss squad have Kosovo Albanian roots, including midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri wh...

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Future Hall of Famer Dwight Howard keeps getting traded

Future Hall of Famer Dwight Howard keeps getting traded

In the deal, the Nets will send two future second-round picks, cash and center Timofey Mozgov to the Hornets for Howard. While the move allows the Hornets to unload Howard's contract and save a...

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Major Upsets as World Cup Advances

Major Upsets as World Cup Advances

America's Steve Christakos reports. It's also noted Japan supporters carried out a similar job following their participation in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. They're not alone in promoting clean spe...

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Twitter erupts as Cristiano Ronaldo inspire Portugal to their second victory

Twitter erupts as Cristiano Ronaldo inspire Portugal to their second victory

Ronaldo scored in the fourth minute of the match to become the highest-scoring European player in global soccer history. Ronaldo's brilliant hat-trick earned Portugal a point against Spain in the...

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U.S. Open Finale Will Be a Battle Against the Conditions

U.S. Open Finale Will Be a Battle Against the Conditions

Putts were rolling some 50 feet by the hole and over the green. Among those playing early was Phil Mickelson , who purposely struck a moving ball on the 13th green Saturday. Yes, with mistakes I ma...

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Chelsea and Man United consider a swap deal involving Martial and Willian

Chelsea and Man United consider a swap deal involving Martial and Willian

Willian made just 20 Premier League starts for Chelsea last season and Mourinho is ready to test their resolve with a summer offer for the 29-year-old. The 22-years-old scored 12 goals and provid...

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Asian match officials handle Germany-Mexico encounter

Asian match officials handle Germany-Mexico encounter

Marquez was not called up for Mexico's 1998 World Cup squad, though he had already made his first appearance for the senior team at that point, having to wait for his chance in 2002. Loew, who has...

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Tottenham Hotspur start Premier League season at Newcastle United | Tottenham Hotspur

Tottenham Hotspur start Premier League season at Newcastle United | Tottenham Hotspur

Premier League champions Manchester City will begin their title defence away to Arsenal on the weekend of August 11-12, the English Premier League announced Thursday as it unveiled the fixtures...

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Neymar not fully fit for Brazil's World Cup opener, says Tite

Neymar not fully fit for Brazil's World Cup opener, says Tite

The coach of the Selecao was adamant Switzerland's goal should have been ruled out by referee Cesar Ramos, and Neymar agreed with that assessment. "I got the green light from the doctors and alw...

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Griezmann 'must do more', says Deschamps

Griezmann 'must do more', says Deschamps

With France's Group C match against Australia deadlocked, Paul Pogba threaded a pinpoint pass to Antoine Griezmann , who went down in the box following Joshua Risdon's challenge. As was to be e...

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German newspaper jokes about building wall before Mexico game

German newspaper jokes about building wall before Mexico game

Following Hirving Lozano's goal in the 35th minute, The Institute of Geological and Atmospheric Investigations said highly sensitive natural disaster sensors registered tremors at two sites in the...

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Mohamed Salah ready to make Egypt return against Russian Federation

Mohamed Salah ready to make Egypt return against Russian Federation

Salah, overcoming an injury suffered in Liverpool's Champions League final defeat three weeks ago, was among the available substitutes but did not enter the game. "Very disappointing but I am sure...

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Poland 4-0 Lithuania: Lewandowski On Song Ahead of Russia

Poland 4-0 Lithuania: Lewandowski On Song Ahead of Russia

Out of all the teams in Group H , they perhaps have the most world-class talent, with Bayern Munich's James Rodriguez headlining the group. Ahead of the World Cup, Nawalka, who switched to th...

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Michael Porter Jr. cancels second pro day because of strained hip

Michael Porter Jr. cancels second pro day because of strained hip

Porter's camp appears to feel comfortable with his stock. And, now with the draft just a week away, Porter Jr. remains one of the bigger mysteries in the draft, with his range now being among the top ...

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Messi calls for calm after 'painful' Argentina penalty miss

Messi calls for calm after 'painful' Argentina penalty miss

Messi, Argentina's talisman considered key to their chances over the next month, produced a poor penalty comfortably saved by Hannes Halldorsson as the scores remained locked at 1-1 in the Group D c...

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Facts about Super Eagles' World Cup jersey numbers

Facts about Super Eagles' World Cup jersey numbers

The skipper of the Super Eagles , John Mikel Obi has declared that the team can win the World Cup in Russian Federation. But they have a tough first round pool against giants Argentina‚ a very good...

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India vs Afghanistan, Only Test, Day 1 - Statistical Highlights

India vs Afghanistan, Only Test, Day 1 - Statistical Highlights

Afghanistan - who were awarded Test status in June 2017 - rallied late on, taking three wickets for 16 runs. Vijay was trapped leg before wicket by Wafadar after scoring his third consecutive Te...

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Antoine Griezmann Finally Makes Decision On His Future

Antoine Griezmann Finally Makes Decision On His Future

That led to Atletico releasing a scathing statement declaring they were "sick of Barcelona's attitude" in the lead- up to the Europa League final in Lyon, which was widely expected to be the player'...

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Jose Mourinho is not happy about Liverpool's post-Champions League advantage

Jose Mourinho is not happy about Liverpool's post-Champions League advantage

Following the Arsenal game, City do not face another top-six team until they are away to Liverpool - who beat Pep Guardiola's men in the quarter-finals of the Champions League last season - in Oct...

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Twitter reacts to Tiger Woods' brutal start at US Open

After the leaderboards at Erin Hills were coated with red numbers a year ago, the U.S. Open returned to its bludgeoning roots Thursday thanks to an assist from Mother Nature, leaving destruction in it...

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Rainbow flag on display during Putin's World Cup speech

Rainbow flag on display during Putin's World Cup speech

The first game of the 2018 World Cup takes place later today and unfortunately it is probably not going to be a memorable one. Still, Russia easily won the match 5-0. Saudi Arabia captain Osama...

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Cristiano Ronaldo is still pivotal to Portugal side battling Father Time

Cristiano Ronaldo is still pivotal to Portugal side battling Father Time

Salah enjoyed a stunning debut season at Anfield, scooping the Premier League Golden Boot en route to netting 44 goals in all competitions. Ronaldo is now training with the Portuguese national squ...

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Warriors GM Myers will give Durant new deal he wants

Warriors GM Myers will give Durant new deal he wants

He said the back-to-back Finals MVP could have " whatever he wants ". Curry appeared on Good Morning America where he talked about what this year's title means to him, his teammates, and his family....

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French Open 2018, men's final

French Open 2018, men's final

Nadal was broken three times and lost the opening set of his quarterfinal Wednesday against 11th-seeded Diego Schwartzman of Argentina by a score of 6-4. 'If I want to beat him, I have to play ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo's desire to leave Real Madrid is

Cristiano Ronaldo's desire to leave Real Madrid is "irreversible", say reports

Ronaldo reopened speculation over his own future by talking about his time as a Madrid player in the past tense after last month's 3-1 Champions League victory over Liverpool, voicing frustration o...

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French Open 2018 women's final: Simona Halep vs Sloane Stephens

French Open 2018 women's final: Simona Halep vs Sloane Stephens

Stephens is 6-0 in career final appearances and one of those victories came on clay court. "Not the trophy I wanted", Stephens said, looking at her runner-up plate, "but it's still lovely". Stephe...

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Central Pa. law firm representing Triple Crown-winning horse

Central Pa. law firm representing Triple Crown-winning horse

He led wire to wire. For Justify , being one of the finest athletes of our time will have to do. The 37-year wait for the Triple Crown of horse racing, mercifully ended three years ago when awe...

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Capitals on verge of Cup after blowing out Golden Knights

Capitals on verge of Cup after blowing out Golden Knights

Jonathan Marchessault: Marchessault is leading the Golden Knights in goals and points and so far only has one assist in the Stanley Cup final . But Washington instead survived that push and woul...

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Costa Rica - International friendlies - 7 June 2018

Costa Rica - International friendlies - 7 June 2018

As for the actual friendly, the final game before England's World Cup campaign, Gareth Southgate's charges beat Costa Rica 2-0 thanks to goals from Marcus Rashford and Danny Welbeck. I feel ...

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Lyon rubbish ‘false’ claims Nabil Fekir is set to sign for Liverpool

Lyon rubbish ‘false’ claims Nabil Fekir is set to sign for Liverpool

Numerous forwards have been linked with a move to Anfield, but reports of an agreement with Lyon for the transfer of Fekir began to intensify on Thursday, with some even suggesting an announcement w...

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Washington Capitals Hoist First Stanley Cup After Dramatic Win Over Vegas

Washington Capitals Hoist First Stanley Cup After Dramatic Win Over Vegas

He sat there for a while with his head down and his leg throbbing. I was personally very low on him this season since he gave up over three goals per game, but has looked elite in the playoffs. Vegas ...

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French Open fans witness a comet: Rafael Nadal loses a set

French Open fans witness a comet: Rafael Nadal loses a set

In the other quarterfinal, Marin Cilic and Juan Martin del Potro were into the tiebreak and at 5-5. It was a grueling baseline battle right from the start, with no less than 14 break points in t...

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Stephens, Keys to reprise US Open final in French Open semis

Stephens, Keys to reprise US Open final in French Open semis

That might very well have been a relief to 10-time champion Rafael Nadal , who was not at his best on Wednesday (Thursday NZT) and dropped a French Open set for the first time since 2015. Halep secur...

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Will Home Court Help the Cavaliers Turn the NBA Finals Around?

Will Home Court Help the Cavaliers Turn the NBA Finals Around?

James pointed with both hands after his three with 11m 04s remaining got his team within seven, before Curry answered from deep the next two trips down the floor. Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith...

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Will Stephen Curry Win NBA Finals MVP Award?

Will Stephen Curry Win NBA Finals MVP Award?

Perkins, who was on the bench for Game 2 of the Finals, got tangled up with Golden State's Stephen Curry after the Warriors star fell out of bounds on a 3-point attempt during the contest in Oaklan...

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Djokovic's opponent insists he must be dreaming after stunning French Open upset

Djokovic's opponent insists he must be dreaming after stunning French Open upset

Either way, Tuesday's outcome was stunning. The world number 72, who had never won a Grand Slam match before this week, stunned Belgian eighth seed David Goffin 7-5, 4-6, 6-0, 6-3. Cecchinato was ...

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The Cavaliers' lack of two-way wings is proving fatal against the Warriors

The Cavaliers' lack of two-way wings is proving fatal against the Warriors

It will be hard for the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors to top the insanity of Game 1 in the 2018 NBA Finals . Kevin Durant found his steady stroke to score 26 points to go with...

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