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Trump Welcomes Colleges Sports Champions at White House Reception

Trump Welcomes Colleges Sports Champions at White House Reception

In May, Washington won its first national championship in women's rowing since 2001 after sweeping all nine of its races - including all three Grand Final races - during the three-day regatta in West Windsor, New Jersey. The administration has not sent out a list of the teams that will be present at the ceremony - but both the men's and women's basketball teams have said they do not plan to attend. Read More

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Danica Patrick Retiring From Full-Time NASCAR Racing, Adding To Star Turnover

Danica Patrick Retiring From Full-Time NASCAR Racing, Adding To Star Turnover

Patrick will race in the Daytona 500 and the Indy 500 next year before bringing the curtain down on her career. She won the pole at the 2013 Dayton a 500, but she has never won a stock-car race. But I definitely was faced with situations at the beginning of the year that I had never faced before. It was announced that Patrick would be replaced by Aric Almirola in early November. Read More

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No time for pleasantries: Jerry Jones, Arthur Blank avoid each other

No time for pleasantries: Jerry Jones, Arthur Blank avoid each other

Jones has been working against the owners' compensation committee's work to apply the finishing touches to a five-year contract extension with Goodell running through 2024. Blank, according to a report Sunday by Sports Illustrated writer Peter King, was "shocked" and "disappointed" by Jones' threat to sue the league, telling the Cowboys owner, "We may have differences, but this is not the way we resolve them". Read More

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Cavaliers Take The New York City Subway After Morning Shootaround

Cavaliers Take The New York City Subway After Morning Shootaround

Smith was supposed to be the draft pick for the team until they chose to pass and instead selected French basketball player Frank Ntilikina . "Like I said, it's no shade at Frank". In 10 games, Ntilikina, who comes off the bench, is averaging 4.4 points, 5.0 assists, 1.9 rebounds and 1.6 steals. "And I believe the only reason he used that word is because he sees young African-Americans trying to make a difference". Read More

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Salah scores twice as Liverpool thrash sorry West Ham

Salah scores twice as Liverpool thrash sorry West Ham

West Ham have lost three of their past four games at London Stadium and were unable to cope with Liverpool's pace on the counter-attack throughout Saturday's game. That approach was typified by Liverpool's first goal . Bilic at least has a ready-made Plan B. At half-time, Andy Carroll was thrown on for Fernandes in a 4-4-2 and straight from the kick-off, West Ham launched the ball towards him. Read More

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Wizards will be major test for struggling Cavaliers

Wizards will be major test for struggling Cavaliers

The Cleveland Cavaliers play at the Washington Wizards on Friday night (7 p.m. ET, ESPN/ESPN App) with a hard task in store against John Wall & Co. Bradley Beal poured in a season-high 40 points on 12 of 25 shooting while John Wall added 21 points with six assists as the Wizards shot 44 percent from the field and 10 of 30 from the 3-point line. Read More

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Deshaun Watson out for season with torn ACL

Deshaun Watson out for season with torn ACL

Watson, the 12th overall pick in this year's draft out of Clemson, has been a breakout player for the Texans (3-4) this season and was a leading candidate for the rookie of the year award. He has also added 269 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns. In the last five weeks, the quarterback has led the Texans to 33, 57, 34, 33 and 38 points. Read More

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Two US sailors and their dogs rescued after five months at sea

Two US sailors and their dogs rescued after five months at sea

They were found about 930 miles southeast of Japan, thousands of miles from Tahiti. Sailors help Zeus, one of two dogs who were accompanying two mariners. "When she got on the telephone, she was very enthusiastic and she just sounded great", Appel said. They often had to get creative, such as when two of their watermakers (a device that turns salt water into drinking water) failed, and they combined working pieces from each of the machines to make a functioning one. Read More

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Antonio Conte opens up about Danny Drinkwater at Chelsea

Antonio Conte opens up about Danny Drinkwater at Chelsea

Chelsea season ticket holder Peter T was also out on a morning walk when he bumped into his favourite team and even managed to get a selfie with midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko. N'Golo Kante missed Saturday's Bournemouth victory despite returning to training after hamstring trouble, but could now face Roma in Tuesday's Champions League clash. Read More

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Historic Win For Wonderful Winx

Historic Win For Wonderful Winx

Just as she's done in so many of her historic wins, Winx ambled up on the leaders, appearing as comfortable as ever. "She has just made history", jockey Hugh Bowman told abc.net.au . Off at 1-9 in the United States wagering pool, Winx became the all-time Australian leader in Group 1 wins and money earned while joining Kingston Town as the Group 1 Cox plate's only three-time victor. Read More

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New Zealand eye history in repeat of 2016 clash

New Zealand eye history in repeat of 2016 clash

Both the openers have struggled to score against India's new-ball pair of Bhuvneshwar and Bumrah and the onus will once again be on Taylor and Latham to do the major chunk of scoring in the middle phase of the innings. In bowling, the Blackcaps will hope experienced pacers Tim Southee and Trent Boult to provide their side with early breakthroughs. New Zealand came close to winning the series past year before going down 2-3. Read More

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Ban Pune pitch curator, demands Mohammad Azharuddin after India Today sting operation

Ban Pune pitch curator, demands Mohammad Azharuddin after India Today sting operation

Salgaonkar , who played 63 first-class matches between 1971 and 1982, chiefly for Maharashtra, as a fast bowler was banned from entering the stadium premises by the MCA after the report was broadcast. He further went on to reveal that the pitch would be a high-scoring one, with the side batting first producing around 337-340 runs, while being chaseable for the side batting second. Read More

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Luke Shaw fears Manchester United career is over

Luke Shaw fears Manchester United career is over

United host Tottenham this weekend sitting second in the Premier League , above Spurs only on goal difference after nine league matches this term. But the defender is simply enjoying learning from the other players and Mourinho, whom Tuanzebe believes is making him a better defender with the "burden" of pressure. Read More

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Caroline Wozniacki routs top-ranked Simona Halep at 2017 WTA Finals

Caroline Wozniacki routs top-ranked Simona Halep at 2017 WTA Finals

Halep finally seemed to get on the scoreboard after she earned her first game point in the match, but Wozniacki was just too solid as she sealed the first set 6-0 against the current top-ranked player. "I feel like I'm back where I'm supposed to be". However, Halep quickly grew in confidence and she gained a decisive break in the ninth game of the match, thanks in part to two costly double faults from the French player, and secured the opening set with a precise backhand victor. Read More

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Iyer, Siraj called up for New Zealand T20Is

Iyer, Siraj called up for New Zealand T20Is

Ashish Nehra, who will retire after the first T20 game against New Zealand on November 1, has been picked for only that game scheduled in his home ground of Delhi. "He is doing well, he has been duly recognised and rewarded as well", he added. "There are a lot of apprehensions about Nehra". Prasad made it clear that the 38-year-old's inclusion in the playing XI will be the team management's decision. Read More

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Raiders beat Chiefs on final play

Raiders beat Chiefs on final play

Later in the quarter Carr and Cooper connected on a 45-yard score, making Cooper the first Raiders receiver with two TD catches in the first quarter since Mervyn Fernandez in 1989. In accordance with league rules, 10 seconds were run off the clock after the overturned ruling. Carr hadn't registered a 300-yard passing game. Whether it was issues with drops or Oakland not getting him involved enough, the former University of Alabama receiver did not look like himself prior to last night's game. Read More

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Serena set for Australia Open

However, poor form and injuries hindered his performances with just the one title in Dubai and his best Grand Slam performance being a French Open semi-final exit. "She wants to come back in 2018 and defend her title and she's in training now". "Serena is such a remarkable athlete there's now nearly an expectation she'll reach the final, as though it's a forgone conclusion", Tiley said. Read More

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Feinstein to run again

Feinstein to run again

Senate, announced Monday that she'll run for a sixth term in 2018. Speaking on CBS' " Face the Nation " program, Ms. Feinstein, California Democrat who remains one of the nation's loudest voices in support of gun-control measures, said she fears anything short of an act of Congress will simply be overturned by the next president. Read More

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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test today

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test today

Pakistan are hosting Sri Lanka in a full series consisting of two Tests, five ODIs and three T20Is. Considering the fact that he had walked off the field during the first day itself, it begs the question why Pakistan's team management did not take him for a scan immediately and allowed him to bowl with a shin injury on the second day. Read More

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U.S. 4-0 Panama

Altidore then added another on a penalty kick, while Bobby Wood topped things off with a stop-and-shoot chip in the second half. There was tension in the US camp heading into this match. Pulisic, the 19-year-old wonder from Hershey, Pennsylvania, made sure his team didn't fall into deeper peril. On this night, Pulisic certainly drove home his point in terms of how effective he can be in the middle. Read More

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NFL Week 3 ratings up 4 percent on CBS

NFL Week 3 ratings up 4 percent on CBS

The first Sunday night game on NBC received a 17.00 rating in 2017 in the Rockford region compared to a 13.24 rating in 2016. Last week, a Jefferies analyst speculated that a 10% drop in ratings over the course of the 2o17 season would go on to cut $200 million in earnings from the networks broadcasting National Football League games this year. Read More

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Don't take Shakhtar lightly, says wary Pep Guardiola

Don't take Shakhtar lightly, says wary Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola does not think Manchester City's rampaging recent form is likely to leave Premier League title rivals Manchester United and Chelsea quaking in their boots. All four teams in the group have one point, after Spartak Moscow drew 1-1 at Maribor. Five matches, 22 goals scored and one conceded across three competitions is a near-flawless return. Read More

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