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Moments from the FIFA World Cup in Russia

Moments from the FIFA World Cup in Russia – UPI.com Croatia fans support their team during the semi-final match at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on Wednesday. Croatia beat England 2-1 to qualify for the final. Ivan Perisic of Croatia scores his side’s first goal. Perisic of Croatia celebrates scoring. A Croatia fan enjoys the atmosphere. Mario Mandzukic of Croatia scores ...

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San Francisco 49ers WR Victor Bolden Jr. suspended for PED use

The NFL has suspended wide receiver Victor Bolden Jr. of the San Francisco 49ers for the first four games of the 2018 season for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances. The 49ers issued a statement claiming Bolden said he unknowingly used a supplement that is on the league’s banned substance list. “As a professional athlete, I take full responsibility ...

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Buffalo Bills rookie QB Josh Allen ends OTAs on high note

Buffalo Bills rookie quarterback Josh Allen continued to work with the third string Thursday on the final day of organized team activities. Allen, who was taken with the No. 7 overall pick by Buffalo in the 2018 NFL Draft, currently is behind AJ McCarron and Nathan Peterman on the depth chart, although offensive coordinator Brian Daboll said to not put ...

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Cavaliers, Warriors gear up for 4th straight NBA Finals matchup

LeBron James and Kevin Durant go head-to-head for the third time in seven years while the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors square off for the fourth straight season when the NBA Finals open Thursday night on the court of the defending champions. The Warriors, by virtue of a 58-50 edge in wins during the regular season, will have the ...

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Chicago Cubs go for sweep of Pirates in Pittsburgh

A potentially volatile situation between the Pirates and the Cubs never developed Tuesday, so now their attention turns to their series finale at PNC Park on Wednesday, when Chicago will look for a sweep and Pittsburgh will try to climb out of a slump. In an 8-6 Chicago win Tuesday, Pirates catcher Elias Diaz hit a homer, as did Cubs ...

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Angels aim to get Mike Scioscia milestone win vs. Tigers

Mike Scioscia hopes the third time is the charm for his 1,600th career managerial victory. The longtime Los Angeles Angels manager will reach that milestone and pass his mentor, Tommy Lasorda, with the team’s next victory. The Angels dropped their series finale against the New York Yankees on Sunday and lost the opener of a four-game series at Detroit 9-3 ...

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Struggling Baltimore Orioles host Washington Nationals

As the Baltimore Orioles‘ early-season woes continue, especially at the plate, they will be running into something they probably won’t want to see: the Washington Nationals and their strong starting staff. The two teams begin a three-game series Monday with a Memorial Day matinee at Camden Yards. Alex Cobb (1-6, 7.32 ERA) has gotten off to a disappointing start in ...

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