• Phillie Phanatic's wayward wiener hits woman in face, causes injuries
Phillie Phanatic's wayward wiener hits woman in face, causes injuries

The Phanatic shoots real hot dogs, but they are wrapped in duct tape. "It came down with such force, like a ton of bricks", she told " Inside Edition ". "Because you never know". However, she does have a message for fellow fans in the stands. Now that the public knows she's OK, McVay can bank on people getting a decent laugh out of this one.

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  • Neymar sparks injury concerns after brief return to Brazil training
Neymar sparks injury concerns after brief return to Brazil training

However, the Brazilian FA have said that the player is suffering from ankle pains and insisted that their main man will train today. He limped as he walked away from the field toward the dressing room. Brazil had a closed practice session Wednesday, two days before its game against Costa Rica in St. Petersburg, but the federation posted photos a...

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  • 99.6% of Icelandic nation watch draw against Argentina
99.6% of Icelandic nation watch draw against Argentina

But it became harder in the 64th minute of Argentina's opener when his tame penalty was saved by Iceland's goalkeeper - watched inevitably by Maradona who had lapped up adoring cries of "Dieeeeego!" beforehand. "We'll see what happens and what he decides on the day", the 22-year-old Pavon said. This World Cup will provide just that opportunity....

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  • Putin's 'busy schedule' preventing him from attending the World Cup
Putin's 'busy schedule' preventing him from attending the World Cup

He is serving a six-year ban for unethical conduct after Federation Internationale de Football Association was rocked by a global corruption scandal in 2015. As FIFA's CEO-general secretary, Blatter oversaw preparations for each World Cup from 1982 to 1998. "How I was received here, television, cameras, people photographs and so on", he said.

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  • Mickelson Steps Out of Character at U.S. Open
Mickelson Steps Out of Character at U.S. Open

Mickelson's tee shot hit the fairway, but he missed the green with his next two approach shots. "He knows the rules". "I know this should've come sooner, but it's taken me a few days to calm down", wrote Mickelson. That would have saved me a shot or two back then". Phil Mickelson has apologised for his rules breach at the US Open revealing ...

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  • Costa leads Spain past Iran
Costa leads Spain past Iran

In a first half that resembled a training ground exercise as Spain struggled to break down the Iranians, who defended with all 11 men behind the ball, the best chance fell to David Silva just before the break. Diego Costa was the star against Portugal with a brace, but Iran are likely to be rather more compact than the European champions. ...

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  • Senegal fans celebrate victory over Poland by cleaning the stadium
Senegal fans celebrate victory over Poland by cleaning the stadium

The Blue Samurai supporters did likewise at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, with Japan-based football journalist Scott McIntyre explaining that cleanliness is considered a vitally important part of everyday life in the country. "Cleaning up after football matches is an extension of basic behaviors that are taught in school, where the children clean t...

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  • Own-goal earns Iran 1-0 win over Morocco at World Cup
Own-goal earns Iran 1-0 win over Morocco at World Cup

I want to apologize to the team, the fans and the 35 million people in Morocco ", the Nador-native who now plays for Germany's FC Sankt Pauli told L'Equipe. "We've been working and observing for over six months, we've been deciphering all their matches for the last two years", he added. A lot of female fans were among Iran's vociferous backing...

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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

Besides Brooklyn, Mozgov has also played for the New York Knicks, Denver Nuggets and Cleveland Cavaliers in his 10 seasons in the National Basketball Association. Doing so could allow Brooklyn to have two max contract slots at their disposal next summer, giving the Nets a chance to jump into free agency in a big way during a summer in which several...

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  • National Basketball Association draft rumors: Latest buzz and trade chatter
National Basketball Association draft rumors: Latest buzz and trade chatter

Former Missouri forward Michael Porter Jr .is widely viewed as being one of the top prospects in this year's class for the 2018 NBA Draft . Some of the biggest potential deals across the league actually involve teams at the top of the draft, including the Kings (No.

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  • Even Mohamed Salah can't stop Egypt from spiralling out of World Cup
Even Mohamed Salah can't stop Egypt from spiralling out of World Cup

A victory may cement Uruguay's position as the group's leader, lining it most probably for a tough second-round clash against Spain or Portugal. ROSTOV-ON-DON, RUSSIA-With a single goal, Luis Suarez settled the fate of four teams in the group stage of the World Cup.

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  • Shaq: LeBron James shouldn't chase championships anymore
Shaq: LeBron James shouldn't chase championships anymore

James can still opt into the previous year of his contract which is worth $35.6 million - he has until June 29 to do so but the expectation is that he'll choose against it and become an unrestricted free agent on July 1st. "He's trying to recruit LeBron James to Houston , and somebody close to him said to me he is as focused on recruiting LeBron...

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  • Kawhi Leonard trade: San Antonio star holds showdown talks over Spurs future
Kawhi Leonard trade: San Antonio star holds showdown talks over Spurs future

Leonard had told confidants that he did not want to sit down with Popovich and has been purposely hard for the Spurs to reach recently. What took place during this meeting is unknown but one would speculate that Popovich asked for clarification on the reports from last week where he demanded a trade to the Lakers .

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  • Spurs fan burns Kawhi Leonard jersey
Spurs fan burns Kawhi Leonard jersey

If the Cavs would be able to pull this off and get Kawhi Leonard , it would nearly certainly lock in the fact of LeBron staying in Cleveland. David Griffin , the former general manager of the Cleveland Cavaliers who won a championship in 2016, recently shared his thoughts on the Kawhi Leonard situation while on SiriusXM NBA Radio.

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  • Russia Beat Egypt To Close In On World Cup Last 16
Russia Beat Egypt To Close In On World Cup Last 16

Mohamed Salah (right) of Egypt reacts while players of Russia celebrate the 1-0 lead during the FIFA World Cup 2018 group A preliminary round soccer match between Russia and Egypt in St.Petersburg, Russia . That's according to the father of Russian Federation hero Denis Cheryshev. "He is an exceptional player, but not a world-class foot...

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  • Sweden beat South Korea 1-0
Sweden beat South Korea 1-0

Aguilar had originally waved play on after South Korea substitute Kim Min-woo slid into a tackle and collided with Viktor Claesson . But after consulting the video, he pointed to the spot. In a press conference Sunday, Shin explained the unusual tactic he'd employed against spies from the Swedish team: He'd had his team members swap jersey n...

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  • Saudi Arabia FIFA World Cup 2018 team plane catches fire, players safe
Saudi Arabia FIFA World Cup 2018 team plane catches fire, players safe

They suffered a scare on Monday as there was reportedly a brief fire in one of the engines on the plane carrying the team. A Saudi Arabia statement said: "All the Saudi national team players have arrived safely and now are staying in their residence".

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  • Roger Federer earns No. 1 ranking prior to Wimbledon
Roger Federer earns No. 1 ranking prior to Wimbledon

Raonic will face Roger Federer on Sunday in Stuttgart . The 27-year-old Canadian ticked off quick points on his serve to stay level with Federer in the second set as the pair were forced into a tie-breaker. "I haven't faced many break points so far this week", Raonic said. "We'll see how I play next week". Roger Federer was in fine form....

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  • Portugal look to brush aside Morocco for first win
Portugal look to brush aside Morocco for first win

Russia , the desperate host nation whom Federation Internationale de Football Association deem to be the world's 70th best side, are now pretty much nailed on to go on and emulate Uruguay , Italy, England, (West) Germany, Argentina and France by winning their home World Cup .

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  • Senegal fans clean stands after 2-1 win over Poland; watch video
Senegal fans clean stands after 2-1 win over Poland; watch video

Szczesney came rushing out to collect a wayward back-pass but completely mistimed his run and failed to clear the ball, allowing Niang to tap into an open goal for Senegal's all-important second goal. The Senegalese team shocked the world in 2002 by defeating then-reigning champions France in the opening match of group stage play and advancing to...

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