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Pacquiao comeback fight vs Vargas is on Nov. 5 in Las Vegas

Before his last fight in April, he said he would retire. "Crawford is a possibility, and who knows, Mayweather may be a possibility". Philippine senator Manny Pacquiao (C) hosts Bob Arum as Arum visited the Philippine Senate Wednesday.

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Olympics-Phelps to race 4x200m freestyle relay

After finishing, Phelps raised his arms in the air, urged the deafening crowd to shout louder, then pumped his right fist. The event everyone was looking forward to at the Rio Olympics on Tuesday night was the men's 200 meter butterfly final.

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Mets says golf not cause for Cespedes going on DL

Despite the fact that he had missed three straight starts, Cespedes was able to get in a round of golf with former major leaguer Kevin Millar on Wednesday afternoon. Manager Terry Collins said he'd never overseen a team hit so hard by injuries. "In retrospect it's probable that we should have just put him on the DL at the beginning of this episode", Alderson said.

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Thunder to Host Warriors For First Time on February 11

Well it looks like that question has finally been answered. Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr says it's "absurd" to cast Kevin Durant as a villain because he left the Oklahoma City Thunder as a free agent and joined the Warriors this summer.

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United States of America crushes China, 119-62 in Olympics opener

One of the biggest challenges the U.S. men's basketball team will face is Spain , led by Pau Gasol, who won silver in 2012 and 2008. No James Harden or Damian Lillard. "I felt good, I kind of was surprised that I did", Bogut said. Anthony has embraced the role as leader, following in the footsteps of Jason Kidd and Kobe Bryant before him.

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Phelps avenges 2012 defeat in 200m butterfly

Four years ago the 31-year-old swimming great was edged out at the wall in the 200m butterfly final at the London Olympics by South Africa's Chad le Clos. With weightlifting once again hit by a doping scandal, China won two Olympic gold medals in the sport on Tuesday. Once I was ahead I knew I wasn't going to let it out of my hands.

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Other teams can only marvel at USA dominance

Then one hour later Phelps won the 21st gold medal of his career as part of team USA's winning 4 by 200 freestyle relay. Marta Karolyi, who helped turn her native Romania into a gymnastics powerhouse in the 70s with her husband Bela long before becoming head coach of the American team, said the quality of the USA programme, and its dynasty, stacks up against those dominant Eastern European programs of the past.

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Women swoon over tearful United States swimmer Ryan Held after winning Olympic gold

As in 2012, silver went to Russian Federation, while China returned to the podium in third having last appeared on the top step in 2008. And not because Held produced a superb third leg to win his first Olympic gold medal, but rather because he couldn't hold back the tears as he stood on the podium and the American anthem belted out.

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Japan upsetting the traditional powers

In a third blow, Joe Webber was taken off the pitch on a stretcher with a dislocated left shoulder soon after Williams but, having already used the one replacement they are allowed, New Zealand have kept him in the squad. Segawa had said the win over New Zealand would give his side confidence ahead of the game with Britain. Women's rugby made its Olympic debut in Rio.

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South Korea wins women's team archery gold

South Korea's men's and women's archery teams showed off their athletic prowess as they won their events in this year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Yoon Jin-hee poses after winning a bronze medal in the women's 53-kg weightlifting event at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil on Sunday.

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Rangers Boss Mark Warburton Tackles Talk of Swoop For Newcastle Youngster

The Rangers manager lavished praise on his players for making short work of taking their place on tonight's draw at Peterhead's expense. On the speculation linking Armstrong to Rangers , Warburton was quoted as saying by the Herald Scotland : "Not for us".

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Lily King Emerges Triumphant In 100-Meter-Breaststroke, Beats Controversial Russian Rival

She was also caught wagging her finger "no" at a screen featuring her rival's face (a clip that the internet has fallen in love with). Anway, I think it could be possible Yulia Efimova is really just Dee testing out a new character! Efimova was on the brink of tears during a press conference Monday night, in which she explained that she was being victimized for "mistakes" she made in the past.

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Red Wings re-sign Mrazek for Two Years $4M AAV, avoiding arbitration

Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman announced the deal. That hasn't been DeKeyser, as DeKeyser had a -5.8 percent Corsi For percentage at even strength last season, which shows that the Wings were outshot by a fairly significant margin whenever DeKeyser was on the ice.

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U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team Wins Gold Medal

They swore to keep it a secret, like the best sisters do, until the time was right. "Dreams DO come true", is what Simone Biles tweeted immediately after leaving the mats Tuesday in Rio de Janeiro . It was the largest margin of victory in an Olympic women's team final since the 1960 Games in Rome, where the Soviet Union defeated Czechoslovakia by 8.997 points.

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Simone Biles, U.S. women gymnasts could be best of all time

Therefore, the fans believe Douglas should have been in the finals with superstar Biles , not Raisman. American Simone Biles led the way through qualification in artistic gymnastics, as the United States finished the round atop the leaderboard with a team score of 185.238.

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Jacob deGrom: Tigers score in seventh to hand deGrom ND

Casey McGehee slapped a grounder that deflected off first baseman James Loney and into shallow right field. New York Mets' Logan Verrett pitches against the Detroit Tigers during the first inning of an interleague baseball game Saturday, Aug.

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Novak Djokovic in tears after early Olympic exit

The world's top men's player, Novak Djokovic, was eliminated from singles competition Sunday night, after falling to Juan Martin del Porto. Earlier in the day, Del Potro was caught up in an incident which went viral as he was trapped in a lift at the Olympic village and had to be rescued by the Argentina handball team .

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West Ham spends club-record fee to sign Andre Ayew from Swansea

Carroll already played both games this season against Domzale in the Europa League qualifications, recording an assist in Thursday's 3-0 win at Olympic Stadium. 'The club have a lot of ambition and they also have a great manager. In what was a hard campaign for the Swans , one which saw them replace manager Garry Monk with Francesco Guidolin midway through the campaign, Ayew scored 12 goals in 34 Premier League games and was named Premier League Player of the Month for August 2015.

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Michael Phelps Sweeps Up 21st Gold Medal

When Phelps, 31, stopped the clock at one minute 53.36 seconds he had become the oldest ever victor of an individual Olympic swimming event. Nathan Adrian anchored Team USA to a time of 3:09.92 to end France's dominance of the event that streches back to the last two world championships and the London Games four years ago.

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United States of America gymnastics: How the "Final Five" got its nickname

They laughed together. And they barely looked up. US gymnasts, from left to right, Simone Biles, Aly Raisman and Lauren Hernandez rest during the artistic gymnastics women's team final at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil , Tuesday.

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Phelps wins 200-meter butterfly for his 20th Olympic gold medal

So is Stanford-bound Katie Ledecky, who produced an equally spectacular performance just ahead of Phelps with her second gold medal of the Rio Games. Four-time gold medalist Michael Johnson says the booing of athletes at the Olympics would stop if drug cheats were kept out of the games. Emma McKeon, Katie Ledecky and Sarah Sjostrom during the medal ceremony for the Women's 200m Freestyle Final.

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Lucroy and Jeffress traded to Rangers

Instead, we will wait and see if the front office can pull off a trade that will make us excited for the teams future. Jonathan Lucroy got a deal he liked on Monday during an 18-swap frenzy at the trade deadline. Tate was the fourth overall pick. He went 4-6 with 3.48 ERA in 16 games (14 starts) between Class-A High Desert (7g, 6gs, 3-2, 2.60era) and Double-A Frisco (9g, 8gs, 1-4, 4.08era).

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Gabby Douglas Bar Routine, Women's Gymnastics Team Finals

On the podium basked the self-described "Final Five" proteges of the immigrant US national team coordinator coach, Marta Karolyi - an exuberant, close-knit group that further reflected the tapestry that makes America what it is. Sometimes, fulfilling expectations is as simple as doing what you do every day. Simone Biles stands only 4-8, but her twisting flips through big air are far more impressive than Michael Jordan's dunks.

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Ban welcomes signing of peace roadmap by opposition groups

Along with the NUP, the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N), the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) and the Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM-MM) signed on to the agreement. Monday's signing of the roadmap boosts Bashir's government as the initiative is backed by Washington, the European Union and regional countries. A statement issued by the alliance confirmed that it had signed the roadmap after lengthy talks with the AU mediator on the basis of its July 22, 2016 ...

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Reasons the Lakers Should Totally Sign Tim Tebow

It'll sell tickets. I just want to see what kind of player he is. As his National Football League career is seemingly dead in the water at this point, news broke on Tuesday that the former Heisman Trophy winning quarterback would be pursuing a new career.

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Annemiek van Vleuten, Dutch Cyclist, Crashes During Olympic Race in Rio

Van Vleuten had been heading to victory in the 137km race when she went tumbling over her handlebars on a tricky bend just 10km from the finish. Van Vleuten was taken to a Rio hospital where "severe concussion and three small fractures in her lumbar spine" were diagnosed, according to the Dutch cycling federation KNWU.

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Thrasher earns Games' first gold

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Mariel Zagunis looks to add to her medal haul in the individual event if she advances to the final. Katie Reinprecht and Michelle Kasold each scored a goal in that one, and Jackie Briggs had 12 saves. She still has 3 more years remaining in her college career, and hopes of at least a couple more Olympic appearances. Fencing: Regardless of performance, Team USA is set to make history as Ibtihaj Muhammad becomes the first American to compete in the Olympics ...

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Russell Knox holds off Jerry Kelly to win Travelers

The 18th hole at TPC River Highland saw some pretty sweet moments on Sunday at the Travelers Championship. Round of the day: Forget "day", this was the round of all time on the PGA Tour. "If I play them under par, I'm going to break another barrier". It was really fun. I would love to be there. "It was one of those weeks where you could easily see playing great next week or the week after", Watson said, before getting on a plane for Rio de Janeiro.

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Shooter Ginny Thrasher Takes Home First Gold Medal for USA

Team USA continues to have the golden touch in Rio. In the women's 100m back final, Kathleen Baker earned the silver medal behind Katinka Hosszu of Hungary, who is proving herself a force at the Rio Games. That is no longer an option. "I get home 20 hours before the first class", Thrasher said. "I'm only communicating with those who can help me refocus for my next match".

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Paul Mitchell: Head of recruitment to leave Tottenham

However, a combination of a hard spell at Spurs for Mitchell combined with the active role Levy takes in player recruitment is claimed to have resulted in his resignation. Mitchell immediately added balance to Tottenham's squad, with the signings of Dele Alli, Toby Alderweireld and Son Heung-min. Mitchell has been quieter this time around, with only Victor Wanyama and Vincent Janssen joining the club so far this summer.

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Rio 2016: More gold for Hosszu in 200m IM

Madeline Dirado of the United States won bronze. With the victory, Hosszu wins her third gold medal of the Rio Olympics . O'Connor entered with easily the best time from the semifinals, going 2:07.57 to advance. And she still has the 200m backstroke yet to go in Rio. The only one of the bunch to do it in three individual events, as Hosszu has done, was Evans, who won the 400m and 800m free and the 400m IM.

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Everton target Yannick Bolasie & Lamine Kone as Ashley Williams deal nears

Everton saw their opening £10 million bid for Williams, 31, rejected earlier this month but they have now come back with an improved offer. According to The Mirror, The Toffees' newly-appointed manager Ronald Koeman wants to bring in the 31-year-old Wales worldwide to Goodison Park as a replacement for John Stones, whom his club had sold to Manchester City for £47.5million last week.

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Trump suggests gun rights supporters could stop Clinton

Though a House Republicans committee cleared Ms Clinton of any wrongdoing earlier this year, the issue has dogged her presidential campaign. "If she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks", Mr Trump said . The GOP nominee also spoke about reports that first bubbled up last week questioning his wife's immigration status when she first arrived in the United States.

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Missy Franklin Fails To Recreate London Magic

Fellow American Missy Franklin finished tied for 13th place and out of the eight-woman final with a time of 1:57.56. She didn't qualify to swim individually in Rio, but participated in the 4x100m freestyle relay which won gold on Saturday and is expected in the 4x200m freestyle relay lineup on Wednesday.

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Djokovic's Reign Resumes in Toronto

The Serbian's response was instant and emphatic. World No.1 Novak Djokovic is turning his attention to claiming a first Olympic gold medal in Rio after winning the Toronto Masters for a record fourth time. Given how hard he pushed Djokovic in the final set, Nishikori should head into Rio , where he'll be representing Japan, with plenty of confidence as he continues to establish himself as one of the most legitimate threats to eventually crack tennis' top four.


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