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Chile book Portugal, Germany tackle Mexico

Chile book Portugal, Germany tackle Mexico

Portugal topped Group A with seven points from three games, ahead of Mexico on goal difference after the CONCACAF champions beat hosts Russian Federation 2-1. Santos also confirmed that full-back Raphael Guerreiro has not recovered from the ankle blow he sustained in the opening draw with Mexico, meaning he will also sit out the match. Read More

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Josh Jackson Fires Wild First Pitch Before Diamondbacks Game

Josh Jackson Fires Wild First Pitch Before Diamondbacks Game

Stevens, along with president of basketball operations Danny Ainge and the rest of the Celtics basketball ops staff, have become enamored by Tatum's craft over the last several months. Phil Jackson coached Scottie Pippen, a fast, slender, 6-foot-8 perimeter player blessed with terrific court vision and defensive instincts. Then, it was believed that Boston could save the night by stealing Paul George away from the Lakers. Read More

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Larson and McMurray make it 1-2 for Chip Ganassi at Sonoma

He won his first pole in 1999 at the Milwaukee Mile. Castroneves broke a tie for third on the career poles list with Bobby Unser. "Sorry it's a bad habit", said Castroneves, clearing his throat. Christopher Bell led 152 laps in just his second career start in the series before a late wreck cost relegated him to 16th. However, Busch is confident his auto is fast enough for the race, as he has often been this year with almost 800 laps led and four top-three finishes. Read More

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Gerrymandering gave GOP 1 extra legislative seat

Gerrymandering gave GOP 1 extra legislative seat

A nationwide analysis by The Associated Press shows lawmakers can cause some statehouses to skew more Democratic and others more Republican by redrawing political boundaries to cluster or divide certain groups of voters. The efficiency gap model was developed by University of Chicago law professor Nick Stephanopoulos and Eric McGhee, of the nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California. Read More

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Hamilton takes 66th career pole in Azerbaijan

Hamilton takes 66th career pole in Azerbaijan

Ferrari was way off the pace in qualifying but still managed to lock out the second row of the grid - Kimi Räikkönen in third, with Sebastian Vettel fourth. "That's how qualifying should be", Hamilton added. "We would have loved to have had more laps this morning". Fernando Alonso will start Sunday's race from the back of the grid following a series of changes to his Honda engine. Read More

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Verstappen quickest in first F1 practice sessions for Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Then suddenly I lost the rear and I had like a four-wheel power slide into the barrier. I think we are OK, I think it is a question of getting everything together. But even he had his moments, nosing towards a wall in Turn 2 soon after going fastest, and then ending his day crashing in to the wall in Turn 1. His subsequent lap time gains put him in the 1m43s margin and he ended his first run with a best lap of 1m43.894s. Read More

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Blackhawks deal Panarin and Hjalmarsson, get Saad back

Combined with the Niklas Hjalmarsson deal , it seems the Blackhawks are shedding short-term deals for long-term ones. The departure of Panarin is a blow for the Chicago team. "There's no doubt that the guys who've been here for a while are excited to have him back", Bowman said. Hjalmarsson finished with five goals and 13 assists in 73 games last season, while Panarin had 31 goals and 43 assists while playing in all 82 games. Read More

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Family affair: Lakers grab Lonzo Ball with 2nd overall pick

Family affair: Lakers grab Lonzo Ball with 2nd overall pick

The Los Angeles Lakers have picked former UCLA guard Lonzo Ball in the National Basketball Association draft, setting up what they hope will be the start of a reversal in the team's recent misfortunes. What helps him stands apart are the more intangible factors. He led the nation with 7.7 assists per game while quarterbacking the highest-scoring offense in Division I, and he scored consistently despite an unorthodox shot. Read More

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Kane reflects on ´special´ goal after England rescue job

It looked as though the Three Lions were on course for a routine three points when substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was the beneficiary of poor goalkeeping from Craig Gordon with 20 minutes remaining. England trained with the Royal Marines in the build up to the match, and Kane praised the determination of the squad. That timely intervention, just moments after two free-kicks by Leigh Griffiths had taken Scotland to the verge of a first win in this fixture in 17 years, maintained ... Read More

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Megyn Kelly reports on Alex Jones and 'Infowars'

Megyn Kelly reports on Alex Jones and 'Infowars'

Kelly's old employer needled her over the weekend, sending a tweet headlined " Megyn Kelly and Alex Jones: NBC News under fire for "botched" rollout". Members of that community, where 20 children and six educators were killed, were among the voices raised against NBC airing the interview. Nicole Hockley, who lost her 6-year-old son Dylan in the shooting, publicly announced she wouldn't view the interview for "obvious" reasons. Read More

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Juventus considering approach for Donnarumma

Juventus considering approach for Donnarumma

Speaking to Corriere della Sera , Juventus director Giuseppe Marotta said: "It is becoming increasingly hard for clubs to handle these situations". It's clear that Juve have the right to examine every opportunity. "It is a definitive decision, made by the player". It took a while for the notes to be collected and the game restarted, with the stunt likely only reinforcing Donnarumma's desire to leave Milan and Italy. Read More

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Spithill: We'll come out swinging

Spithill: We'll come out swinging

The Kiwis' 50-foot catamaran rose onto its hydrofoils and sped across the turquoise waters of the Great Sound . But the light winds also made for very tricky conditions which produced a heart-stopping moment for the Kiwis when they ran out of breeze and sank off the foils with the finish in sight. Read More

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Thompson grabs the lead at Meijer

Thompson grabs the lead at Meijer

The fans, she said, bring her special joy. "But this week seems to be a turnaround week, and hopefully I can just finish strong the next two days". Moriya, the sister of world No. "Everything was just kind of going my way". "It's been a packed leaderboard since the very first shot on the first hole". But the new world No.1 has had a slow start in MI, carding back-to-back rounds of two-under 69 to share 30th place with 11 others. Read More

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D-man Beaulieu traded for third round pick

D-man Beaulieu traded for third round pick

After shipping Mikhail Sergachev to the Lightning for Jonathan Drouin , Montreal has now traded away Nathan Beaulieu to the Buffalo Sabres for a third-round pick in 2017 (68th overall). Teams were allowed to either protect 7 forwards , 3 defensemen and 1 goalie , or 8 skaters and 1 goalie . He's definitely going to be playing top four minutes with Buffalo and since they're likely going to lose a defenseman like Dmitry Kulikov in the expansion draft, Beaulieu has been a key ... Read More

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Gloria Allred to Bill Cosby:

Gloria Allred to Bill Cosby: "Round 2 is coming"

But Cosby's spokesman Andrew Wyatt had some words of his own for Gloria Allred . Prosecutors said they will retry the case. "How do I describe many, but not all, general media?" "Mr. Cosby has been an icon in the black community following a successful career in comedy, including playing the lead role in his eponymous Cosby Show , which ran for almost a decade from 1984 until 1992. Read More

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How to Make $80000 per Month on the Apple App Store

How to Make $80000 per Month on the Apple App Store

Apple has come under fire for allowing the "Mobile protection:Clean & Security VPN" app to be sold on the US App Store and charging users exorbitant fees for seemingly unnecessary security services, such as iOS antivirus. Search ads ensure it earns the top spot when you search for terms like "qr scanner" or " qr code ", giving it more visibility and, to some, credibility than its legitimate counterparts. Read More

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Position-by-position matchups for the NBA Finals

Position-by-position matchups for the NBA Finals

LeBron also has three NBA Finals MVP Awards, trailing only Jordan's six. The Cavaliers face the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday in Oakland. "They deserve a lot more credit than, 'Well, they're talented". It's entirely understandable for an injury to hinder him, but back-to-back Finals with underwhelming performances is tough to accept. Read More

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Jelena Ostapenko to face Simona Halep for French Open title

Jelena Ostapenko to face Simona Halep for French Open title

It didn't help that she tweaked her right thigh in the first set. "I don't know what to expect from her", said Halep, bidding to become just the fifth player to win both the girls' and women's singles titles at Roland Garros . "I mean, when I came here", Ostapenko said, her words spilling out with nary a pause in between, "of course I didn't expect I would be in the final". Read More

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Utah baseball team strikes out with 'Hourglass Appreciation Night'

Utah baseball team strikes out with 'Hourglass Appreciation Night'

Decorated with drawings of women in bikinis, the announcement said a "different stunner each half-inning" would appear and pose for pictures with fans at an August 11 game. The night - to be held on August 11 - is called " Hourglass Appreciation Night ". The Ogden Raptors , a short-season rookie league affiliate of the Dodgers , scrapped the event, which was minor league in every sense. Read More

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Murray and Halep cruise through

Murray and Halep cruise through

At one point she was forced to lunge forward to strike a backhand and accordingly popped it into the net, her foot positioning all wrong. "I am very happy". She came back from 3-1 and 6-5 down in the final set to see off Hsieh Su-Wei in the third round. She slid a forehand victor down the line for ad-in then caught a break when Svitolina's backhand caught the top of the tape-Halep's fifth straight game gave her a 6-5 lead. Read More

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