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Solider Field among sites considered for 2026 World Cup bid

Solider Field among sites considered for 2026 World Cup bid

Within the United States, 37 stadiums within 34 cities are being considered, including stadiums in Atlanta, Boston, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles , Miami, New Orleans, New York City, San Francisco, and Seattle. On the list were nine Canadian facilities, including Regina's Mosaic Stadium. Ahead of the 1994 World Cup in the USA, it was decided that either the Superdome or Detroit's Pontiac Silverdome would be the first indoor venue to ever host a World Cup match. Read More

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Pochettino admits red card 'made the difference' for Spurs

Pochettino admits red card 'made the difference' for Spurs

Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed on their official website that four first-team players are set to sit out of the club's 2017-18 Premier League opening fixture against Newcastle United on Sunday. Dele Alli bagged the opener, on the stretch, the midfielder put the ball into the back of the net with an hour played. Nine minutes later, Eriksen ran into the area but was beaten to the ball by Davies, who tucked a close-range finish under goalkeeper Rob Elliot . Read More

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Eagles Acquire CB Ronald Darby In A Trade From The Bills

Eagles Acquire CB Ronald Darby In A Trade From The Bills

Because the Rams and the Bills have new offensive schemes this year, it's tough to really evaluate how these receivers will fare in their new homes, but obviously that's not going to stop us from trying. Darby has two years remaining on his contract. In Buffalo, Jordan will be reunited with running back LeSean McCoy, who was his Eagles teammate in 2014 before being traded to the Bills. Read More

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Dortmund reject Barcelona bid and supend Ousmane Dembele

Dortmund reject Barcelona bid and supend Ousmane Dembele

Callum Bunce of Ladbrokes said: "Dembele couldn't have made his intentions any clearer with his recent actions, and the money suggests it's surely only a matter of time before the club let go of their prized asset". Borussia Dortmund have rejected a bid, thought to be in the region of €100 million (£90.3m), from Barcelona for Ousmane Dembele . Barcelona are eager to bring in at least one star quality signing following the sale of Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain, with Dembele, who ... Read More

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Inter Milan v Chelsea Lineups; Live ESPN3 Stream and GameCast

Inter Milan v Chelsea Lineups; Live ESPN3 Stream and GameCast

The Blues were 2-0 down against the Serie A side in their match today, following a controversial Stevan Jovetic penalty and sublime Ivan Perisic strike . "It's hard for the team and playing against Chelsea and Bayern is not easy", the Italian said. Chelsea's next game is the Community Shield against London rivals Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on Sunday, August 6. Read More

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Premier League Spending Unsustainable Warns Spurs Chairman Levy

Premier League Spending Unsustainable Warns Spurs Chairman Levy

But Diego Perotti scored from the spot inside 15 minutes after Cameron Carter-Vickers handled the ball inside the box. The 19-year-old looked a little sluggish, particularly when Roma's players ran at him. Another added: "Nkoudou to Janssen for the goal". Here is how Spurs fans reacted to the Frenchman's performance. There is a school of thought that Daniel Levy is playing a waiting game by hoping to secure new recruits late on in the window in the hope that their value will have ... Read More

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Dallas Cowboys release receiver Lucky Whitehead after reported arrest

Dallas Cowboys release receiver Lucky Whitehead after reported arrest

But get this, despite official court records with his name and birthdate - and confirmation from the Prince William County Police Dept. of an arrest of a 25-year-old Rodney Whitehead Jr. Whitehead also denied that he was involved in the shoplifting incident in a statement to CowboysHQ.com . ESPN reports that team sources indicate the Cowboys weren't interested in hearing Whitehead's explanation and that they simply wanted to release him after yet another incident. Read More

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Explaining Kyle Larson's qualifying penalty

Explaining Kyle Larson's qualifying penalty

The Charlotte native, who leads the series with two wins, will attempt to notch another victory in Saturday's Overton's 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (4 p.m. "I wish I could have him on the box on Sunday, but we will be strong these next few weeks", Larson said. Hamlin set the quick pace in his second lap of practice with a speed of 130.568mph in the back up auto. Read More

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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

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

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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