• NFL Draft Day 2: Chargers take USC linebacker Nwosu
NFL Draft Day 2: Chargers take USC linebacker Nwosu

Gates was picked up as an undrafted free agent in 2003 by the Chargers out of Kent State. Despite his accolades, Gates hit lows during the 2017 season. Although Los Angeles gave up 2,098 rushing yards last season, more than any other National Football League franchise except Washington. He teamed with Rivers and LaDainian Tomlinson as the offen...

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  • FIFA Reacts on Trump's Threatening Tweets on 2026 World Cup
FIFA Reacts on Trump's Threatening Tweets on 2026 World Cup

The U.S. previously hosted the FIFA World Cup in 1994, while Mexico played host in 1970 and 1986. Trump tweeted that it would be a "shame" if countries lobby against the USA, asking aloud why the US should support them if they aren't supporting the nation he leads.

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  • Browns take Austin Corbett to open 2nd round of National Football League draft
Browns take Austin Corbett to open 2nd round of National Football League draft

With Joe Thomas opting to retire, Corbett will immediately bring depth at a crucial spot for the AFC North club. BEREA, Ohio (AP) - The Browns opened the second round of the National Football League draft by addressing the enormous hole left by Joe Thomas.

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  • Jose Mourinho: 'If he respects me, Arsene Wenger can be my friend'
Jose Mourinho: 'If he respects me, Arsene Wenger can be my friend'

There was a highly-charged atmosphere for Wenger's penultimate home game in charge and the hosts were given plenty of encouragement early on, even when still up against Atletico's full complement. Atletico are now the firm favourites to progress to the Europa League final after the first leg of the semi-final finished 1-1 at the Emirates, to hand...

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  • NHL Second-Round Playoff Preview: Boston Bruins vs. Tampa Bay Lightning
NHL Second-Round Playoff Preview: Boston Bruins vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

Leafs forward Nazem Kadri says his team has "made strides". Matt Kalman covers the Bruins for CBSBoston.com and also contributes to NHL .com and several other media outlets. David Pastrnak , Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand formed a line that the Leafs could not contain. Because it gives every defense corps all it can handle.

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  • Pelicans in familiar, hostile territory for game one against Golden State
Pelicans in familiar, hostile territory for game one against Golden State

Late Friday night (early Saturday morning in most of the country), New Orleans and Golden State finally learned the remaining dates for their Western Conference semifinal matchup. The Warriors dominated the Spurs without Steph. Without Curry, the Warriors' offense runs through Durant, and it has paid off. Durant is averaging 28.2 points per game ...

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  • Andres Iniesta announces Barca departure after 22yrs
Andres Iniesta announces Barca departure after 22yrs

A World Cup victor with Spain in 2010, the midfielder also has eight La Liga title and four Champions League successes to his name. Instead he confirmed that this would be his last season at Barcelona at a press conference held at the club's training ground, with the first team in attendance.

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  • Lexington's David Akers trash talks Cowboys at the NFL Draft
Lexington's David Akers trash talks Cowboys at the NFL Draft

Former Florida State safety Derwin James fell farther than expected Thursday in the first night of the National Football League draft before being chosen by the Chargers with the No. The Philadelphia Eagles completely trolled the team and the fans by trading one spot ahead of them and taking the tight end with the 49th overall pick and his name j...

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  • Wembley set to be sold
Wembley set to be sold

In a move that has split public opinion across the nation, the most iconic venue in English football, the national stadium at Wembley, could be sold within weeks following a multi-millionaire pound bid by USA billionaire Shahid Khan . FA chairman Greg Clarke has admitted the proposal will divide opinion but it presents the opportunity to invest ma...

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  • Braves Call Up Top Prospect Ronald Acuna
Braves Call Up Top Prospect Ronald Acuna

The Phillies, who Atlanta plays on the road in the final series of the month, have allowed just two of Albies' extra-bats hits - a triple and a home run - and he has yet to deliver one at Citizens Bank Park, hitting.231 in 13 at-bats last season.

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  • Alabama leads way with four first round picks in 2018 NFL Draft
Alabama leads way with four first round picks in 2018 NFL Draft

With the 42nd pick in the 2018 NFL Draft , the Miami Dolphins selected Penn State tight end Mike Gesicki . Rounds 2 and 3 take place Friday, and there should be a number of in-state players selected. Mosley (Baltimore Ravens, 2014), and Reuben Foster (San Francisco 49ers, 2017). Payne ended up starting 31 games in the middle of Alabama's ...

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  • Mookie Two HRs, Sox Win 4-3
Mookie Two HRs, Sox Win 4-3

Happ, who struck out ten and should have gotten the win but for closer Roberto Osuna blowing a 3-1 lead and the save in the 9th. "It's unfortunate. Could've been a much better night for us". Tyler Chatwood (1-3) won for the first time with the Cubs, allowing one run in six-plus innings. It didn't, with Grichuk going 0-for-4, lowering his averag...

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  • Broncos Country Reacts to Bradley Chubb Selection
Broncos Country Reacts to Bradley Chubb Selection

After exploring a trade with the Giants to acquire the second overall pick, the Broncos turned to defense. Chubb recorded 25 sacks during his four-year career at North Carolina State, earning first-team All-American honors and winning the Bronko Nagurski Trophy in 2017.

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  • Davis: Pelicans not good, but great
Davis: Pelicans not good, but great

If the Pelicans can find a way to slow down Durant, then they have a great chance to compete in the series. "We kind of took that personally". His defensive rating of 110.6 points per 100 possessions does leave a little to be desired, but his ability to lockdown Lillard all series should more than make up for any slight defensive indiscretions.

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  • Manu Ginobili, Tony Parker set record for most playoff wins by duo
Manu Ginobili, Tony Parker set record for most playoff wins by duo

The four-time National Basketball Association champion is yet to make a formal decision on his future, but he will turn 41 in July and there is a feeling his 16 season in San Antonio might have been his last. Green responded with a long jumper at the top of the key then made two free throws with 9.1 seconds remaining. The Spurs continued sho...

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  • Hoops Report: Rice Recommends Remedies For 'Sad State'
Hoops Report: Rice Recommends Remedies For 'Sad State'

Others may take a while longer to debate. WHY IT COULD WORK: The certification process would allow the NCAA to keep a closer eye on the operations of AAU teams and coaches, who often hold more sway with players than high school coaches.

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  • Dez Bryant turned down Ravens in free agency
Dez Bryant turned down Ravens in free agency

Bryant was selected to the Pro Bowl three times with the Cowboys and led the National Football League with 16 receiving touchdowns in 2014. After the release of Dez Bryant back on April 13 - for the first time in a number of years - the Dallas Cowboys are in search of a high-quality wide receiver in the draft and could possibly select...

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  • Final Stats For Damian Lillard's Postseason Disappearing Act
Final Stats For Damian Lillard's Postseason Disappearing Act

A chippy game with several technical fouls, the Pelicans refused to back down, matching the physicality and feeding off their offense to close the door on Portland. It's one of four playoff games Saturday: the Minnesota Timberwolves host the Houston Rockets on Saturday night in Game 3; the Miami Heat takes on the Philadelphia 76ers in the E...

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  • Wenger Reveals Likely Successor At Arsenal
Wenger Reveals Likely Successor At Arsenal

The 68-year-old has since received widespread acclaim for the impact he has had on the Premier League , following the announcement, but now admits he would rather have delayed his departure. Wenger, who revealed Sir Alex Ferguson called him on Tuesday, added: "Is there a flawless goodbye?" "I see myself as a young coach and I want to observe and...

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  • Ederson calls on Guardiola to give him unique opportunity
Ederson calls on Guardiola to give him unique opportunity

They are two wins from toppling the most wins in a league season (30) held by Chelsea last season under current manager Antonio Conte. In the comfortable finale for City, there was time for Benjamin Mendy to make his return after a seven-month absence with a knee injury as a 75th-minute substitute, handing the French global a fifth appearance...

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