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South Korea's Lee Yong is challenged by Sweden's Marcus Berg during the group F match between Sweden and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Nizhny Novgorod stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
June 18, 2018 - 4:31 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Day 5 of the World Cup was a European sweep. Three favored teams from Europe — Sweden, Belgium and England — won their World Cup openers over squads from elsewhere. England's win was the most dramatic, 2-1 over Tunisia on a header by Harry Kane in stoppage time. Earlier Monday, Sweden...
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June 18, 2018 - 3:22 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's official news agency says a court has accepted an indictment charging the father of NBA player Enes Kanter with "membership in a terror group." Anadolu Agency said Monday that an investigation of Mehmet Kanter was completed and prosecutors would seek a conviction and a...
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B.C. Lions' Marcell Young (8) knocks down a spectator that ran onto the field of play during the first half of a CFL football game against the Montreal Alouettes in Vancouver, British Columbia, Saturday June 16, 2018. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 17, 2018 - 5:32 pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — B.C. defensive back Marcell Young levelled a streaking fan with a shoulder hit in the Lions' Canadian Football opener Saturday night against the Montreal Alouettes. The fan, wearing an orange Lions jersey and boxer briefs, made his way onto the field during a...
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Sen. Ted Cruz and Jimmy Kimmel shake hands before the Blobfish Basketball Classic and one-on-one interview at Texas Southern University's Health & Physical Education Arena Saturday, June 16, 2018 in Houston. Cruz challenged Kimmel to the game after Kimmel blamed the Houston Rockets playoff loss on the senator. Cruz won 11-9. (Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP)
June 17, 2018 - 4:59 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has triumphed over late night TV host Jimmy Kimmel in their much-hyped charity basketball game that Kimmel dubbed the Blobfish Basketball Classic. With each basket worth a single point, Cruz topped Kimmel 11-9 in a two-hour one-on-one match they agreed to...
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June 15, 2018 - 5:39 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Orlando City Soccer Club has parted ways with head coach Jason Kreis. The Lions announced Friday that assistant coach Bobby Murphy will lead the team while the club conducts a comprehensive search for a new head coach. Orlando City CEO Alex Leitao said in a statement that it...
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Spain goalkeeper David De Gea looks to the ball when Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo scores his side's third goal during the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
June 15, 2018 - 4:35 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Day 2 of the World Cup started Friday with an unexciting match between Egypt and highly favored Uruguay, with Egyptian star Mohamed Salah on the bench with a shoulder injury. Egypt defended efficiently until defender Jose Gimenez headed a last-minute goal. There was more drama late in...
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June 13, 2018 - 9:45 am
June 13-14 — Owners' meetings, New York. June 15 — International amateur signing period closes. July 2 — International amateur signing period opens. July 6 — Last day to sign for amateur draft picks subject to deadline. July 17 — All-Star Game, Washington. July 29 — Hall of Fame inductions,...
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June 13, 2018 - 9:44 am
July 16 — Deadline for any club that designated franchise player to sign that player to a multiyear contract or extension. Aug. 2 — Hall of Fame game, Chicago vs. Baltimore at Canton, Ohio. Aug. 5 — Hall of Fame induction ceremony, Canton, Ohio. Aug. 9-13 — First weekend of preseason. Sept. 1 —...
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June 13, 2018 - 9:43 am
June 20 — NHL awards, Las Vegas. June 22-23 — NHL draft, Dallas. July 1 — Free agency signing period opens.
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June 13, 2018 - 9:43 am
June 21 — NBA draft, New York (Brooklyn). June 25 — NBA awards, Los Angeles. July 6-17 — NBA Summer League, Las Vegas. Sept. 7 — Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2018 enshrinement ceremony.
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