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Eagles Talk: It's go time as preseason set to begin

Being the first preseason game, there are a lot of things to watch for. One might say the quarterback position is the position to watch. Liam Jenkins, writer and founder of Philly Sports Network ( @PhiladelphiaSN ) thinks so. McCoy is up there with guys like Fletcher Cox and Aaron Donald. So, everything that I have seen from Jalen is definitely thumbs up. If he plays well, YOU GOTTA START HIM.

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Miami Marlins vs. San Francisco Giants

I ve always said that this game will humble you quickly. "But with that said, we've got to find a way to get some runs", Bochy said. The San Francisco Giants haven' been at the top of their game for quite awhile but they have managed to hold the lead in the NL West so far.

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US women beat Spain to move to 2-0 in Rio

First-time Olympians Brittney Griner , Elena Delle Donne and Stewart all had their first taste of the Games. RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Everywhere Sue Bird looks on the court, there's someone in a USA jersey that can score. Griner had 14 points, 7 rebounds and 2 blocks, while Delle Donne added 11 points, 6 assists and 2 steals of her own. Spain's Alba Torrens notched 20 points, but did not have much offensive firepower behind her.

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Tulowitzki, Happ lead Jays over Rays

J.A. Happ and three relievers combined on a four-hitter as Happ became the first 16-game victor in the majors, and the Blue Jays beat Snell and the Rays 7-0 on Wednesday night. Lake has appeared in 19 games for the Blue Jays this season and hit.206/.289/.382 in 38 plate appearances. Darwin Barney doubled with one out and scored on a Travis single.

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Rio Olympics: Campbell sisters through to 100m freestyle final

Younger sister Bronte made it through by finishing fifth in the final eight, while Olympic champion Ranomi Kromowidjojo of the Netherlands qualified with the seventh best time. And on whether she has more up her sleeve: "I hope so". Still, she knows there now stands a credible threat to her ambitions of sharing the top two tiers of the podium with her sister.

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Prince Fielder likely to retire after second neck surgery

Fielder will finish his career with 319 career homers, the same number that his father had playing one more season but 141 fewer games. Fielder is in the fifth season of a monstrous nine-year, $214 million deal that he signed with the Tigers before the 2012 season.

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Ajinkya Rahane's overseas domination continues, slams 5th ton outside India

Lokesh Rahul's determined unbeaten 150 took India to 259 for two at tea in reply to the West Indies first innings total of 196 on the second day of the second Test at Sabina Park in Jamaica on Sunday. Then, Bishoo attempted a sweep but he ended up top-edging an Ashwin delivery as the ball fell into the hands of Dhawan at short fine leg. Holder inside-edged another Ashwin pitched up delivery to Rahul at short leg.

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Fiji trying not to relax in quest for Rio gold

Australia had beaten South Africa 12-5 in the opening match to finish third in Pool B and knew they would contest the quarter-finals after Japan continued their impressive form with a 31-7 victory over Kenya and New Zealand lost. "It's pretty insane, we've been told we've got to turn our phones off between games", he said. Kolinisau brings a reverence to the game which Ryan said he admires, and which is a big bond for the team in a deeply religious country.

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Saina Nehwal kicks off Rio campaign with strong win

Saina , the bronze medallist at the 2012 London Olympics, produced an imperious form throughout the match to register an emphatic 21-17, 21-17 win over her Brazilian compatriot in the one-sided contest that lasted for 39 minutes at Riocentro- Pavilion.

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Ramos: Madrid can cope with Ronaldo, Bale absence

The La Liga side, who beat Liverpool 3-1 in last season's Europa League final, are set to blood a number of summer signings with Wissam Ben Yedder and Luciano Vietto included in their squad. That €105 million deal means that, for the first time since Luis Figo joined Madrid from Barcelona in 2000, the world's most expensive player is not at the Bernabeu.

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Disney Q3 Tops Estimates, Buys BAMTech Stake (DIS)

BamTech is now slated to work with Disney on a streaming service for one of its most prominent holdings, ESPN . Streaming and digital products could also be the applied to Disney and ABC Television Group. Despite beating analysts' estimates on higher third-quarter profit from motion-picture hits and theme parks, Disney fell as much as 0.9 percent to $95.85 in NY trading Wednesday before closing at $97.86, up $1.19, or 1.2 percent, for the day.

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National Football League nixes Cowboys helmet sticker honoring slain Dallas officers

We respect their decision . The Dallas Cowboys asked the National Football League if the team could wear decals honoring the fallen members of the Dallas Police Department and the National Football League, unsurprisingly, said no. On the opening day of camp, the team - joined by the Dallas police chief, the city's mayor, and family members of the slain police officers - walked onto the practice field with their arms intertwined and unveiled the decal in a ceremony honoring the officers lost.

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This is how Ravichandran Ashwin reached his fourth Test hundred

Fellow opener Kraigg Brathwaite (53) and Darren Bravo (18) saw the hosts safely through to stumps. West Indies's new opening pair of Leon Johnson and Kraigg Brathwaite started off on the right footing. Two deliveries later, Cummins had Saha hopping with a ball that nearly threatened to take off his head. In contrast, Ashwin was content to retain a conservative approach prior to lunch, taken with the all-rounder on 99 and Saha up to 93.

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Murray marches on in Rio

There is little time rest time for Konta who is back in action on Wednesday, competing in the mixed doubles with compatriot and world No. 6 doubles player Jamie Murray . The bronze medal match is up first, with the gold medal decider on Sunday. "I've been very fortunate so far in my career that I've been a part of so many spectacular matches", said Konta.

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Summer Olympics: Here's the medal count after Day Three in Rio

But a 30-8 run in the second quarter gave U.S. the breathing room they needed and it was smooth sailing after that. Paul George scores 20 points to lead Team USA past Venezuela by forty-four points. We've got to stop using our hands so much". But not Wednesday. The Aussies held a five-point lead at the half. In fact, he said that Australia can beat team US so they need to prepare.

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The UK faces its longest train strike in 50 years

The union has been locked in an ongoing dispute with operator Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) over proposed changes to the role of conductors. During the strike , Southern Rail is advising people a significantly reduced service will take place between Brighton and London , with travellers warned the trains which are running will be extremely busy.

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Simone Biles Goes For The Gold, Golf Tees Off

Biles15.8 score illustrated that even the judges - who were extremely conservative and unforgiving with their scoring - had been blown away by her performance. Biles is also expected to be the first gymnast of any color - male or female - to win five gold medals in a single Olympic Games when the gymnastics competition resumes with the individual and all-round finals.

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US women's swimming takes gold in 4x200-meter relay at Rio Olympics

The sentiments expressed by Phelps in the early hours of Wednesday after winning the 200m butterfly title would surely have resonated with Leonidas, even if the Greek had to compete with a shield and helmet. Bob Bowman, who served as Phelps' long-time coach, said that the ongoing Rio Olympic Games is one of his favorites because of the swimmer's victory, second only to the American swimmer's first gold in the Athens Olympics' 400-meter individual medley.

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City splashes out on Everton's defender Stones

On his move, the Penistone-born player, who only made his full competitive debut for Barnsley four years ago tomorrow, said: "It's an ambitious club with a great manager (Pep Guardiola), so I can not wait to get stuck in". I really hope we are writing more about him for the quality of his play and his success. Stones is the 8 player. I want to build myself as a best player to reach my goal.

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Webb gallant at British Open

And after I make double, my fairway iron so good. Mirim Lee was unable to come close to matching her torrid opening-round score but she still possesses the lead at Friday's halfway point of the Ricoh Women's British Open at Woburn, England.

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Colombia, host Brazil win first gold medals in weightlifting and judo

They sang, They chanted. Team GB judoka Alice Schlesinger, meanwhile, failed to reach the quarter-finals in the women's under-63kg after she was narrowly defeated by the Netherlands' Anicka Van Emden. 8, . It is supposed to have been "pacified" by police in recent years, but the gangs remain a powerful influence and - as in other favelas - neither the drugs nor the violence, nor the government neglect have ever completely gone away.

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Bridge case could see more revealing texts, emails

He said his campaign chief, Bill Stepien, had also vowed that he had no knowledge of such a plot. Federal prosecutors allege the plot was cooked up to punish the mayor of Fort Lee, New Jersey, for withholding his support for Christie in his reelection bid.

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Blue Jays place Jose Bautista on 15-day DL

Happ delivered another important inning in the second, as with two on and one out, he struck out Luke Maile and got Forsythe on a flyball to right. Snell has allowed two runs or fewer in each of his past five starts. Estrada struck out Maile on his 113th pitch. In a contract season, Bautista has put both himself and the Blue Jays in a bind, as he has been notoriously outspoken that he would not be willing to offer Toronto any kind of discount for his future services.

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Olympic diver Daniel Goodfellow's mother hits out at front pages

The pair scored 444.45 in the synchronised 10 metres platform but they endured a nervous wait before their medal was confirmed. Sure, China won its third consecutive gold medal on Tuesday, but the buzz was about the color of the water in the diving pool.

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Michael Phelps strikes gold twice

Earlier Tuesday afternoon, Phelps sported a few more reddish circles on his back during his 200 fly semifinal heat, continuing the social media and morning talk show frenzy of "What are those marks on Phelps ?!" questions. Katie Ledecky was the fastest swimmer in the pool, and she brought her American teammates along for the ride. Phelps went on to collect his medals and got choked up on the podium as America's national anthem, "The Star Spangled Banner", played in the background.

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U.S. women swim for gold in freestyle relay

Keep reading for more on the exciting race. The Americans led off with Allison Schmitt , who also swam in Wednesday morning's preliminary heat. Leah Smith and Maya DiRado swam second and third respectively before Ledecky, who won the 400 freestyle on Sunday and 200 free on Tuesday, brought home the gold with a typically powerful swim from behind.

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Defiant Wi play for draw; reach 215/5 at lunch

At lunch, West Indies have lost just the one wicket and have put on 215 runs for the loss of five wickets, in an extended session of play. Following a start delayed by rain, setting the tone for repeated frustration in Jamaica , Rajendra Chandrika (1) was an early Sharma victim, the ball ricocheting onto his stumps as he attempted to leave a delivery just short of a length outside off in the third over.

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Ledecky claims third gold medal

In the same 4x200-meter relay in which Phelps won his 21st gold medal, Lochte became the second-most decorated male swimmer in Olympic history. Though her bubbly 17-year-old pal, Missy Franklin, received most of the attention, Schmitt won just as many medals - five.

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USA wins women's 4x200 freestyle relay in Rio Olympics

With each night, the legend of Katie Ledecky grows. She blew everyone else away. Ledecky raced the anchor leg to stop the clock at seven minutes, 43.03 seconds. The Australian settled for the silver, just three-hundredths of a second behind. Japan's Natsumi Hoshi claimed the bronze, beating out Cammile Adams of the United States.

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West Indies reply solidly to India's 353

The final three wickets fell in the span of five balls, with Shannon Gabriel outsmarting Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Cummins removing both Ashwin and Ishant in one over. This was the first fifty run opening partnership for the West Indies since December 2014, in some 14 Tests. Surprisingly though, West Indies didn't respond equally, allowing Saha to grow in his confidence.

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England consider Rashid for Pakistan finale

And having a leg-spinner will help when the wicket is turning - we can knock over the tail a bit easier". England travel to India at the end of the year and Bayliss spoke about playing Rashid as an all-rounder and the prospect of playing Ben Stokes as well.

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Puma's Usain Bolt Announces Rio Olympics Will Be His Last

Championships are what matter and I always work towards Championships and give it 150 per cent. This is what I do, I enjoy doing it. But when I get to the 200m, I'm always a little bit nervous, right throughout the rounds, day I start right to the finals.

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Twins beat Tamp Bay 6-2

Pinch-hitting for just the second time this season, Rosario did as he did last time , drilling a two-run home run in what ended up to be an easy 6-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night at Tropicana Field. "We didn't capitalize on some opportunities", Cash said. "We let the game get away, left too many pitches up in the zone that those guys can handle and the ball left the ballpark".

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Rio 2016: U.S. recover from slow start to rout Venezuela

Team USA continues to collect medals in Rio ahead in the overall and gold medal competitions thanks to some Olympic newcomers in the gym and some veterans in the pool. We can't dig ourselves a hold. A solid defensive effort throughout the game will be quite necessary against a flawless 2-0 Australia , which features five National Basketball Association players, including center Andrew Bogut (formerly teammates with Team USA's Klay Thompson and Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors), ...

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Jose Mourinho showed a touch of class with his Community Shield dedication

Shaw, who suffered a double leg break against PSV Eindhoven in September, played 69 minutes at Wembley before being replaced by Marcos Rojo. "I'm really happy because it's my first trophy". Thanks once again for your fantastic support! New signing Ahmed Musa made a bursting run down Leicester's left, but got easily dispossessed by Marouane Fellaini.


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