• Jose Fernandez will help David Ortiz homer off him in All-Star Game
Jose Fernandez will help David Ortiz homer off him in All-Star Game

But instead of Ortiz cranking a bomb to the outfield, Fernandez threw a collection of pitches that were too fast (95 mph) or too slow (80 mph) and he ended up walking Ortiz. "It would be a dream come true for me. It was a humbling experience seeing how time really flies by". Fernandez's moment was another highlight in what was one of the most mem...

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  • Union Catholic Hurdler to be Youngest US Track Athlete at Rio Olympics
Union Catholic Hurdler to be Youngest US Track Athlete at Rio Olympics

Tatum starred at Chaminade College Prep in Creve Coeur, Missouri. "I'm just 16, so if I don't make the Olympic Team I can come back in 4 years and try again". Her best event is the balance beam, a 45-second test of nerves that she treats like a workout on the beach. "Coming out and being able to run at Hayward Field in the Olympic Trials, and make ...

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  • United's Mourinho era begins with Wigan victory
United's Mourinho era begins with Wigan victory

Mourinho was appointed at the end of May following Louis van Gaal's departure and is tasked with returning the club to the Premier League summit, as well as delivering Champions League football. United took the lead in fortunate circumstances after Jussi Jaaskelainen scuffed his clearance to Juan Mata, who selflessly teed up Will Keane to open t...

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  • Tom Brady, NFLPA Lose Petition For Full Second Circuit Review
Tom Brady, NFLPA Lose Petition For Full Second Circuit Review

If that's true, it would end an ongoing battle that began with accusations of cheating in the 2015 AFC Championship Game. After three months, league investigator Ted Wells concluded the Patriots intentionally used underinflated footballs in the game and that Brady was "at least generally aware" of the scheme.

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  • Giaccherini set for Napoli switch
Giaccherini set for Napoli switch

Upon his arrival in Naples, Giaccherini told sscnapoli.it: "I've joined a prestigious club and I'm very happy to pull on this shirt". The clubs have agreed a £2m fee for 31-year-old, who spent last season on loan at Bologna and is out of contract next summer.

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  • Messi cancels trip to Turkey for Eto'o's charity game after attempted coup
Messi cancels trip to Turkey for Eto'o's charity game after attempted coup

Barcelona have issued a statement of reassurance after Arda Turan, Carles Puyol, Deco and Eric Abidal were in Turkey during Friday's failed military coup. The charity game was set to mark the 10th year anniversary of his charitable foundation the "Fundacion Privada Samuel Eto'o". Hopefully, we will get an official word from the Turkish FA or the ...

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  • Nintendo sending takedown requests to Pokemon Go pirates
Nintendo sending takedown requests to Pokemon Go pirates

It has issued guidance to churches around the country, encouraging them to attract players into their local churches. Earlier, many users of Intel processor smartphone signed an online petition; demanding Nintendo and Niantic to provide the game for Intel platform.

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  • Conte Outlines His £140 Million Plan As Chelsea Revamp Begins
Conte Outlines His £140 Million Plan As Chelsea Revamp Begins

The signings show a level of optimism and intent not felt around Stamford Bridge for some time, given their dismal form last season. "We must fight for the title, we belong in the Champions League and we must stay there". The Italian, who has received extensive plaudits for his tutoring of the Italian national team at Euro 2016 , has identified ...

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  • Al Horford is leaving Atlanta
Al Horford is leaving Atlanta

The Magic landed Bismack Biyombo (Raptors) for a deal reportedly worth almost $70 million over four years. After the third season, he has a player option. He averaged 14.3 points, 8.9 rebounds and 1.2 blocks in his nine-year career with the Hawks . So are those Celtics fans, Al. He's one of the most talented and intelligent centers in the...

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  • Alberto Contador pulls out with 'virus' at stage nine
Alberto Contador pulls out with 'virus' at stage nine

The Briton went on to win his first Tour. Only 61 seconds separate the first 11 riders in the general classification, while a number of other unsafe contenders lurk just outside the top 10. Yates started the Tour with the hope of winning stages out of breakaways but has now shifted his goal to finishing as high up the general classification as po...

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  • Obama orders flags at half staff for attacks in France
Obama orders flags at half staff for attacks in France

The father said the family in Tunisia had nearly no contact with his son after he left for France , but he could not say when exactly this was. The U.S. The truck was ramming over everything and everyone, and bodies were thrown in the air like bowling pins. One woman who had fallen onto a corpse during the attack was traumatized.

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  • LSU's Fournette named to Walter Camp Watch List
LSU's Fournette named to Walter Camp Watch List

He ended the season with seven straight 100-yard games, including eight catches for 183 yards and an 80-yard touchdown in the Broncos' first bowl win in program history over Middle Tennessee State. In mid-November, the list will be whittled down to 10 semifinalists, with the victor announced live on ESPN Sportscenter on December 8. Jackson was a Wa...

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  • Pepe fit for game of his life
Pepe fit for game of his life

France have won 10 of their last meetings between the two sides since Portugal won a friendly way back in 1975. Their seventh major tournament semi-final brought with it progress for just the second time , 12 years on from the ignominy of falling to Greece at the end of a European Championship they hosted.

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  • Theresa May to take over from David Cameron as British PM
Theresa May to take over from David Cameron as British PM

On her first full day in office, May dismantled Cameron's affluent metropolitan clique, dubbed the "Notting Hill set" after the former prime minister's trendy West London neighbourhood. "Of course we have got to reduce the deficit further but looking at how and when and at what pace we do that and how we measure our progress in doing that is some...

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  • Blue Jays snap Indians win streak
Blue Jays snap Indians win streak

Michael Saunders added a two-run double off Tommy Hunter before Roberto Osuna came on for his 16th save. Davis homered in the first, tripled in the third and doubled in the seventh before his single and became the first Indian since Travis Hafner, on August 14, 2003, at Minnesota to hit for the cycle.

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  • Euro 2016: France 5-2 Iceland - 5 talking points
Euro 2016: France 5-2 Iceland - 5 talking points

Having fairly comfortably eased past England into the quarterfinals, Iceland was 4-0 down inside the first half. "Hopefully they're not throwing eggs at us after this performance", he joked. His pin-point free-kick set up Giroud to make it 5-1 just minutes after Iceland had pulled a goal back to anger the hosts to underline what a danger Pa...

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  • Wimbledon 2016: Wednesday London Schedule and Bracket Predictions
Wimbledon 2016: Wednesday London Schedule and Bracket Predictions

But he nearly came unstuck in the fourth round, having to come back from two sets down for the first time to defeat David Goffin. But the conversation about the final won't matter much for Murray and Federer if they can't get through the quarterfinals.

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  • Zika Can Spread Sexually From Women to Men
Zika Can Spread Sexually From Women to Men

CDC have reported only 14 cases of sexual transmission of the virus , but they are highly warning people, especially pregnant women for the unsafe repercussions the virus could have on the unborn children, to use "barrier methods" while maintaining sexual encounters with a partner who could be exposed to the virus by traveling.

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  • Woakes strikes twice as Pakistan post 76-2 at lunch at Lord's
Woakes strikes twice as Pakistan post 76-2 at lunch at Lord's

Earlier, England captain Alastair Cook made 81 and in the process surpassed India great Sunil Gavaskar as the highest run-scoring opening batsman in Test history. The leg-spinner soon had the measure of the hosts' middle order, starting by ending Joe Root's century stand with Cook. The reprieves helped Cook make a good contribution and also meant...

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  • Pakistan needs to celebrate 'Black Year' for breeding terrorism: BJP
Pakistan needs to celebrate 'Black Year' for breeding terrorism: BJP

While India did not react to Asif's barb, it rejected "in entirety the decisions adopted by the cabinet of Pakistan on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir". " Pakistan has always been fishing in the troubled waters of Jehlum", he added. Calling on the UN to fulfil its incomplete agenda on Kashmir, Nawaz said he and the entire Pakistan natio...

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