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Victor Moses says Super Eagles plan to score early against Iceland

Victor Moses says Super Eagles plan to score early against Iceland

Gylfi Sigurdsson squandered a late lifeline for Iceland , botching a penalty in the 80th minute which would have set up a grandstand finish. Captain Aron Gunnarsson launched a long throw into the...

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Brazil and Neymar try to bounce back from World Cup draw

Brazil and Neymar try to bounce back from World Cup draw

The Brazilian talisman has called for more protection after claiming he is being cynically and deliberately targeted by opposition players. An off-colour Brazil needed dramatic late goals by Philip...

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Sixers trade 39th pick in National Basketball Association draft to Lakers

Should Lopez leave, Wagner could help offset the 112 3-pointers he made last season. What they say: Standing near 7 feet, Wagner's ace shooting from behind the arc will make him a likely stretch-f...

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NBA Draft: 5 best fits for Luka Doncic

NBA Draft: 5 best fits for Luka Doncic

Doncic will leave for NY on Wednesday, sources said, and will be one of 20 players sitting in the green room at Barclays Center. "At just 19, the 6'7" combo guard became the youngest player to win t...

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Iran need to score their own goals against Spain, Portugal

Iran need to score their own goals against Spain, Portugal

It was also the first World Cup win by an Asian country in eight years - since Japan beat Denmark at the 2010 World Cup. Iran will play Spain on Wednesday while Morocco will be facing Portu...

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How the Dwight Howard-Timofey Mozgov trade could affect the Cleveland Cavaliers

How the Dwight Howard-Timofey Mozgov trade could affect the Cleveland Cavaliers

Shortly after, Yahoo Sports' Shams Charania confirmed the deal and the pieces being flipped. He was traded that summer to the Los Angeles Lakers , the first of five times he has now changed teams i...

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Uruguay makes knockout stage, ousts Saudi Arabia

Uruguay makes knockout stage, ousts Saudi Arabia

Despite only 3.4 million people to choose from, Uruguay have long punched above their weight in global soccer, lifting the first ever World Cup in 1930 and producing the infamous "Maracanazo" by b...

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Senegal Manager Aliou Cisse Is The Coolest Man At The World Cup

Senegal Manager Aliou Cisse Is The Coolest Man At The World Cup

I think that things have developed but it's more complicated in our continent - we have realities that are not evident in other continents. "But we fully trust our football, we have no hang-ups". "W...

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Harry Kane rescues England with late victor against Tunisia

Harry Kane rescues England with late victor against Tunisia

AVAR1 - This referee's job is to look at the main live feed and alert the rest of the team if an incident has been selected for review or is being looked into by the officials down on the ground. "(Ha...

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Jose Gimenez's decisive header seals victory to Uruguay

Jose Gimenez's decisive header seals victory to Uruguay

Fears that Russian Federation may become just the second host nation to fail to qualify from the group stages have been quashed for now, but their next opponents Egypt were given a huge boost by the...

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Messi is not Maradona, says Crespo

Messi is not Maradona, says Crespo

Maradona made the alleged gesture during Argentina's World Cup clash with Iceland on Saturday. Messi, who is shouldering enormous pressure to succeed in what could be his last World Cup , f...

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Rashford unconcerned by 'slight niggle' ahead of World Cup opener

Rashford unconcerned by 'slight niggle' ahead of World Cup opener

They were also held by an unfancied Russian Federation in their first outing at Euro 2016, but Manchester United full-back Young insists the current crop are ready to make an early statement this ti...

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Morocco own goal hands late victory to Iran

Morocco own goal hands late victory to Iran

Morocco and Iran boast strong defensive records heading into their opening game at the Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg . The goal earned Iran their first World Cup win since their onl...

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For Mickelson mistake, the penalty is two strokes and not disqualification

I just didn't think well enough [on Saturday]. Pressed by reporters if he got away with a serious breach of etiquette at the very least, Mickelson issued a bold directive. Maybe he should toughen up...

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Federer marks No. 1 ranking with 98th title in Stuttgart

Federer marks No. 1 ranking with 98th title in Stuttgart

Federer, 36, will now overtake Spain's Rafael Nadal when the new ATP rankings are released on Monday. A double fault from the Canadian followed by a return victor from the Swiss set up three match...

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Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal charged with ball-tampering by ICC

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal charged with ball-tampering by ICC

The umpires suspected that the visitors' skipper Dinesh Chandimal changed the condition of the ball and chose to change it which didn't go down well with the team. It was done to ensure the continui...

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World Cup opens as hosts Russian Federation face Saudi Arabia

World Cup opens as hosts Russian Federation face Saudi Arabia

Before taking to the pitch for the opening ceremony, which the singer described as a "pinch me moment", Williams admitted that he was not feeling too hopeful about England's efforts in the tournament....

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Neymar is Ronaldo´s heir at Real Madrid, claims Valdano

Neymar is Ronaldo´s heir at Real Madrid, claims Valdano

Cristiano Ronaldo believes Mohamed Salah is a serious contender to break his and Lionel Messi's dominance of the Ballon d'Or. It would be with great pomp and show that Real Madrid would be welc...

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Group A be warned. Egypt's Mohamed Salah set for Uruguay start

Group A be warned. Egypt's Mohamed Salah set for Uruguay start

The doctors are giving him the options to play or not. "He's recovered very, very quickly - we've paid a lot of attention to him", the veteran coach told a news conference before the squad's last trai...

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La Decision: Antoine Griezmann Finally Announces He Is Staying With Atletico Madrid

La Decision: Antoine Griezmann Finally Announces He Is Staying With Atletico Madrid

Griezmann joined Atletico from Real Sociedad in 2014 and has scored 112 goals in all competitions for the club. That inspired the striker to stand by the club at a time when they would not have been...

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Thiem ends Cecchinato's French Open dream run

Thiem ends Cecchinato's French Open dream run

But on the other hand, it's so tough to go all the way in such a tournament. "I think for me it's time to move on to make a great step, because I'm turning 25 (in September)". This year they have me...

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Get to know England's World Cup squad with 'The Lions' Den'

Get to know England's World Cup squad with 'The Lions' Den'

The 24-year-old says England are eager to make their mark on the World Cup and vowed they would approach it on the front foot. "Marcus took a slight knock, but nothing too serious, so we will ha...

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Draymond Green takes jab at Tristan Thompson during Warriors parade

Draymond Green takes jab at Tristan Thompson during Warriors parade

For this championship celebration in downtown Oakland on Tuesday, the rally was held before the parade in a tamer atmosphere, away from most of the fans and before a bulk of the liquor was consumed. M...

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Justify clinches Triple Crown with win at Belmont Stakes

Justify clinches Triple Crown with win at Belmont Stakes

It was Baffert's fifth attempt to win the Triple Crown - three more than any other trainer. Baffert has said it would be a good thing if owners no longer feel they have to force a 2-year-old sta...

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Justify clinches Triple Crown with win at Belmont Stakes

Justify clinches Triple Crown with win at Belmont Stakes

It was Baffert's fifth attempt to win the Triple Crown - three more than any other trainer. Baffert has said it would be a good thing if owners no longer feel they have to force a 2-year-old sta...

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