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Yesterday's massive win may have revived Ghana's fading hope of a chance to make it to Russian Federation 2018. Ghana trail Group E leaders Uganda by five points and Egypt by four points after picking up just two points from their first three games of the qualifiers.
  • Former UNM football coach's son shot, killed outside his home

    Former UNM football coach's son shot, killed outside his home

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    He was promoted to co-offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach for the 2017 season. The son of Alabama football offensive assistant coach Mike Locksley was shot and killed Sunday night, according to Maryland police. An Alabama spokesman confirmed that Mike Locksley is with his family and away from the team. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the family", Alabama head coach Nick Saban told reporters on Monday.
  • Diamondbacks' JD Martinez Crushes Four Home Runs In Offensive Onslaught Against Dodgers

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    The first homer off came of Rich Hill , one of only two hits that Hill allowed over six innings, a towering two-run shot to leftfield that gave Arizona a 2-0 lead it wouldn't surrender. Hill (9-7) had a much better start than he did against the Diamondbacks last week in Phoenix when he allowed five runs in the first inning. Martinez allowed only three singles and walked three.
  • Head of Rio 2016 organising committee questioned in vote-buying investigation

    Head of Rio 2016 organising committee questioned in vote-buying investigation

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    State lender Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Social SA (BNDES) will coordinate bank loans to the state, Meirelles told a press conference. The Brazilian city was eventually awarded the Olympics over Madrid by a result of 66 votes to 32. Cabral, according to Brazilian prosecutors, received at least $10 million in 2009 from various enterprises and individuals, and $2 million or more was transferred to Papa Massata Diack just days before the International Olympic Committee vote on ...
  • New Orleans could be an option for Bucs-Dolphins game

    New Orleans could be an option for Bucs-Dolphins game

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    The hurricane could affect Sunday's Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Miami Dolphins game. Rescheduling the game in November would result in the Dolphins and Buccaneers playing 16 straight games, which is not ideal for either team. "If they tell us to play tomorrow, we play tomorrow". The NFL could also choose to move it to a neutral location such as Jacksonville, Charlotte or Atlanta.
  • Wimbush leads Notre Dame to 49-16 victory over Temple

    Wimbush leads Notre Dame to 49-16 victory over Temple

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    Now that unranked Notre Dame is off to an impressive 1-0 start, let's give head coach Brian Kelly some straight-talk credit. Notre Dame: The Irish host No. "Just being able to see that will be awesome", he said. Hopefully we will see more and more of these history-making matchups like Georgia's trip to South Bend in the coming years instead of just another game in a dome.
  • Kevin Anderson advances to US Open semi-final

    Kevin Anderson advances to US Open semi-final

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    Querrey led the first-set tiebreak 5-2 only to lose it and even after winning a dramatic second-set tiebreak, always seemed second best as Anderson went for broke. "I was able to do that today, so that feels very good". But back came Anderson to take the third set and the 28th seed edged the fourth-set tie-break too, converting his second match point when Querrey missed a forehand.
  • Notes From The Phillies' 9-1 Win Over New York

    Notes From The Phillies' 9-1 Win Over New York

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    Philadelphia hopes the three of them combined with center fielder Odubel Herrera will soon form the core of a contending team. The Phillies lineup looked potent with the four of them in it. An error by Dominic Smith led to three unearned runs in the top of the second, when Williams scored from second after Smith threw wide of the bag trying to force Kim on Crawford's grounder.
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    Boston Red Sox vs

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    According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Red Sox are a -175 favorite to win on the moneyline. Raffy Lopez chased reigning AL Cy Young Award victor Rick Porcello with a two-run homer in the sixth. "Anytime you go extra innings and you lose, it's not a good feeling". Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson being ejected in the 18th inning in the middle of an at-bat for arguing a called strike.
  • Adele, Bruno Mars and others celebrate Beyonce's birthday

    Adele, Bruno Mars and others celebrate Beyonce's birthday

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    As well as Beyonce's mum Tina Knowles , the superstar's five-year-old daughter Blue Ivy also took part. All of the women appear in the photos with their head bowed, wearing a black wide-brimmed hat covering their eyes, black clothing, pigtails, and a chunky silver necklace.
  • Jeremy Kerley, Jets Reportedly Agree to Contract After 1 Season with 49ers

    Jeremy Kerley, Jets Reportedly Agree to Contract After 1 Season with 49ers

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    The 28-year-old Kerley notably spent the first five seasons of his career with the Jets before signing with the San Francisco 49ers last season. The team waived fullback Julian Howsare to clear room on the roster. Gailey was replaced by John Morton , a first-time coordinator. Kerley's return comes days after NY recently acquired receiver Jermaine Kearse in a trade with the Seahawks that sent standout defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson to Seattle.
  • Wales' Moldova test has nothing on 1994 trip, says Chris Coleman

    Wales' Moldova test has nothing on 1994 trip, says Chris Coleman

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    The win in Dublin leaves the Serbs four points clear at the top of the World Cup qualifying group, but Wales have given themselves an excellent chance of reaching Russian Federation via the play-offs. 'Put the pressure on me, ' Bale said. Wales lost their only previous fixture in Moldova 3-2 in October 1994. Coleman has a decision to make whether to hand Woodburn a starting role after his match-winning cameo on Saturday.
  • Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez: 'I'm exhausted of crying'

    Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez: 'I'm exhausted of crying'

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    Manchester City exhausted to sign the Chilean star from Arsenal but in the end the Gunners held onto their South American star. The 28-year-old is running out his contract at the Emirates and will be allowed to leave on a free in the summer.
  • US Open: Nadal to take on Mayer in third round

    US Open: Nadal to take on Mayer in third round

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    It seems, after rough starts from both, that they just may have turned the corner. After spending over three hours on court against Mayer, Nadal will have been thankful for a one-sided first set which lasted a paltry 31 minutes. But she keeps fighting. The Spaniard went on to win seven successive points to set up three set points and on the third, he leveled the contest with a jaw-dropping dipping passing shot.
  • Pakistan to play two Tests in England next year

    Pakistan to play two Tests in England next year

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    England head to Lord's for a series decider after the Windies recorded a shock five-wicket triumph at Headingley last week to level up at 1-1. Blofeld departs after 45 years with the BBC's Test Match Special. England will visit West End from August 30 - September 3 for their first Test on Botley Road since beating India by 266 runs in July 2014. England still have doubts about their problem top-order batting positions with number three Tom Westley under most scrutiny after a run of ...
  • How to Watch Colombia vs. Brazil Online

    How to Watch Colombia vs. Brazil Online

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    The team has already sealed a spot at the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation. Soccer powerhouse Brazil , who rank first in FIFA's team rankings, will travel to Colombia this afternoon for a showdown that matches the two top teams in the group, and two teams that faced off in the 2014 World Cup, a controversial game in which Brazil won 2-1.
  • US 1-1 Honduras

    US 1-1 Honduras

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    With just six minutes of regulation time remaining in the U.S.'s visit to Honduras in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying, midfielder Kellyn Acosta drilled a sizzling free kick that required a desperate save from goalkeeper Luis Lopez. Dempsey scored a hat-trick, two of the goals assisted by his 18-year-old teammate. And the US took advantage of the big moment and got what it needed.
  • 3 new stars emerge for Tennessee Vols offense

    3 new stars emerge for Tennessee Vols offense

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    Honorary captains for the game were Calvin Johnson (Georgia Tech) and Chuck Smith ( Tennessee ) ... A blocking below the waist call halted a Georgia Tech drive that seemed destined to give the Jackets a third-quarter three-touchdown lead. Sensing his defense had no chance to stop Tennessee in the third overtime or in perpetuity, Georgia Tech head coach Paul Johnson put his offense back on the field to win it in double overtime.