Lionel Messi: 20 career defining moments

CNN World Sports - Wed, 08/18/2021 - 03:36
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Quietly waiting his turn, receiver Justin Olson ready to shine for UNC football

Yahoo Sport - Wed, 08/18/2021 - 03:30

Third-year sophomore receiver has never caught a pass for the Tar Heels but will finally get some targets this season.

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Grand Forks Herald 10 teams to watch in area high school football

Yahoo Sport - Wed, 08/18/2021 - 03:15

Aug. 18—Here are the top teams listed in alphabetical order: Langdon: No Romfo twins but the Cardinals have Jack Romfo and Carter Tetrault. Romfo and Tetrault both are tough, physical kids who have played for the Cardinals since their freshman year and understand the game of football. Langdon-Edmore-Munich will be strong up front, returning at least 4-5 starters this year. The Cardinals will ...

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After hesitating, Nick Bosa is now vaccinated

Yahoo Sport - Wed, 08/18/2021 - 03:08

San Francisco defensive end Nick Bosa was hesitant to get vaccinated for COVID-19, but in the end he got the shot. Bosa is vaccinated, according to Matt Barrows of Shortly after training camp opened, Bosa said he wasn’t vaccinated because he wanted to learn more about the vaccine. “I’m just evaluating everything right now,” [more]

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The art of caddying: What makes a good golfing companion?

CNN World Sports - Wed, 08/18/2021 - 03:02
From sleeping in motorway bushes to a rousing rendition of happy birthday from a packed major championship crowd, a caddie's life is never dull.
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Japanese Grand Prix: October race cancelled amid rise in Covid cases

BBC Sport - Wed, 08/18/2021 - 02:33
This season's Japanese Grand Prix, planned for 8-10 October, is cancelled because of a rise in Covid cases in the country.
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Cincinnati Open: Johanna Konta knocked out in first round by Karolina Muchova

BBC Sport - Wed, 08/18/2021 - 00:28
British number one Johanna Konta loses in the first round of the Cincinnati Open to Karolina Muchova.
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'We have to win' – How Ryan Day is building Ohio State to beat Alabama

Yahoo Sport - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 23:35

The gluttonous amount of young talent proved the most striking part about being around Ohio State this week. There’s an unusual amount of early hyperbole for the 2021 Ohio State class.

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Venezia FC: The club built on water rising to the top of Italian football

BBC Sport - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 23:26
The stunning Italian city of Venice is not normally associated with its football club, but that could be set to change as a 19-year wait for a return to Serie A comes to an end.
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Mets takeaways from Tuesday's 3-2 loss to Giants, including Marcus Stroman's seven strong innings

Yahoo Sport - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 23:17

The Mets dropped a fifth straight game for the first time this season, falling to the San Francisco Giants 3-2 on Tuesday night.

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Strengths and Weaknesses: Pacific Division

Yahoo Sport - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 23:16

To kick off of a mini-series based on team strengths and weaknesses by division, Brad Stonebraker begins by taking a look at the Pacific Division. (Getty Images)

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Tokyo Paralympics: Eight global athletes to watch at Games

BBC Sport - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 23:13
From the Blade Jumper to the dancing star and the Tik Tok influencer, meet some of the global athletes hoping to make an impact at the Tokyo Paralympics.
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'It was time': Lions release long snapper Don Muhlbach, who spent 17 years in Detroit

Yahoo Sport - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 22:02

The Detroit Lions have released Don Muhlbach, a two-time Pro Bowler who had been their long snapper since the 2004 season.

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LeBron James reacts to Greg Brown’s insane between-the-legs dunk

Yahoo Sport - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 21:58

Trail Blazers rookie Greg Brown III capped off summer league with his best performance, and even impressed LeBron James in the process.

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Bob Melvin gives Chris Bassitt update after pitcher hit by liner

Yahoo Sport - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 21:50

A's manager Bob Melvin provided an update on pitcher Chris Bassitt who was struck in the face with a line drive.

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Yankees' Luke Voit on playing time when Anthony Rizzo returns: 'I deserve to play just as much as he does'

Yahoo Sport - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 21:35

Luke Voit is heating up, but the Yankees and Aaron Boone have a decision to make with Anthony Rizzo returning soon.

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Tigers broadcaster Jack Morris makes apparent racist joke at Shohei Ohtani, apologizes

Yahoo Sport - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 21:31

Detroit Tigers great Jack Morris apologized during the ninth inning of Tuesday's game for making an offensive comment when referencing Shohei Ohtani.

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Yankees takeaways from 2-0 Game 2 win over Red Sox, including Luis Gil's latest scoreless start

Yahoo Sport - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 21:29

The Yankees tied the Red Sox Oakland Athletics in the AL Wild Card standings Tuesday, completing a doubleheader sweep of Boston with a 2-0 win.

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Summer Celtics fall flat in Las Vegas Summer League title game, lose 100 – 67

Yahoo Sport - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 21:09

Boston managed to get into the title game of the Sin City summer series, but couldn't seal the deal as the Kings locked the Celtics up beyond the arc.

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Game Recap: Lakers 84, Warriors 76

Yahoo Sport - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 20:09

After trailing by as many as 17 points, the Lakers defeated the Warriors, 84-76. Trevelin Queen led all scorers with 21 points, five rebounds and four steals for the Lakers, while Moses Moody tallied 14 points for the Warriors in the losing effort. The Lakers finish the Las Vegas Summer League at 3-2, while the Warriors finish 2-3.

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