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Frank de Boer: Crystal Palace set to appoint Dutchman as manager - BBC Sport

Crystal Palace offer former Ajax and Inter Milan boss Frank de Boer the vacant manager's job at Selhurst Park.
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Sources: Cavs talked 3-way trade for George

The Cleveland Cavaliers engaged in serious three-way trade discussions leading up to the NBA draft on a deal that would have brought them Paul George from the Indiana Pacers and landed Kevin Love with the Denver Nuggets, sources told ESPN.
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Victor Wanyama Street in Tanzania axed after a day - BBC News

The Tottenham and Kenyan midfielder has a street named after him in Tanzania - but not for long.
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Power Rankings: Surging Dodgers make their move

In a week filled with big jumps among MLB's elite, did Cody Bellinger's bat drive Los Angeles past Houston for our No. 1 spot?
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Serena Williams: John McEnroe believes she would struggle on men's circuit - BBC Sport

John McEnroe says Serena Williams would struggle to make the men's top 700, and the world 701 says he would beat her.
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ESPN 1 day

Moving up: Mets promote Tebow to High-A ball

Tim Tebow has been promoted by the Mets from Low-A ball to St. Lucie of the Advanced A League after batting .222 with 3 home runs and 23 RBIs with 69 strikeouts in 212 at-bats for the Columbia Fireflies.
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El Hadji Diouf: I am not a bad guy, says controversial Senegal great - BBC News

El Hadji Diouf had a reputation for bad behaviour as a player, but tells BBC Sport's Stanley Kwenda this was unfair.
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Real or not? Cody Bellinger is real and he is spectacular, Twins own AL Central

Los Angeles' slugging phenom powered the streaking Dodgers with his feats of strength, while Minnesota made a strong statement of its own.
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Cam Newton throws for 1st time since surgery

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton began a throwing regimen as continues to rehabilitate his right shoulder following rotator cuff surgery in March.
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PG Williams injures leg as BIG3 League begins

Jason Williams, the flashy point guard nicknamed "White Chocolate," suffered a leg injury on the first day of BIG3 league action.
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Eastbourne: Kyle Edmund and Naomi Broady lose in first round - BBC Sport

British number two Kyle Edmund loses to American Donald Young, while Naomi Broady is defeated by Czech Kristyna Pliskova.
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England v South Africa 2017: AB de Villiers & Dale Steyn absent for Test series - BBC Sport

South Africa name three uncapped players in the squad for the Test series in England, with Dale Steyn and AB De Villiers absent.
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McEnroe: Serena 'like No. 700' on men's circuit

In an interview Sunday as part of his recent book tour, John McEnroe told NPR that if Serena Williams played on the men's circuit she'd be "like No. 700 in the world."
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Tiemoue Bakayoko: Chelsea close to signing Monaco midfielder - BBC Sport

Chelsea are close to completing the signing of midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko from Monaco.
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ESPN 1 day

Spieth's epic playoff win parallels Travelers' rise

With his ground-shaking playoff victory at the Travelers Championship, Jordan Spieth put on a stirring display that just might have helped a tournament turn the corner.
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BBC Sport 2 days

World Taekwondo Federation changes name because of previous acronym - BBC Sport

The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) changes its name to World Taekwondo because of the "negative connotations".
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LeBron James: Michael Jordan inspired me, Allen Iverson was the god | FOX Sports

LeBron James says Allen Iverson resonated with him at a young age.
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Ichiro, 43, becomes oldest to start game in CF

Ichiro Suzuki has become the oldest player to start a game in center field in baseball's modern era.
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NFL Network 1 day

Chiefs' West on Mahomes: 'He's got a cannon on him' | NFL.com

When Chiefs running back Charcandrick West was asked his first impressions of new Kansas City quarterback Patrick Mahomes, the tailback gushed over the rookie's arm strength.
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Broncos' Paxton Lynch making push for starting QB | NFL.com

Entering the Broncos' offseason program it seemed like Trevor Siemian might have the "upper hand" but Paxton Lynch is making a push for the starting quarterback job.
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Grading all 8 of the Confederations Cup teams after the group stage | FOX Sports

Here's how each of the eight teams performed in the group stages.
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Ezekiel Elliott: 'I try to take my opponent's will away'

Coming off of a Pro Bowl rookie season and crop top fame (infamy?), Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott closed out the offseason by posing for the ninth annual Body Issue. Here, he talks staying in shape, hurdling opponents -- and midriff-baring style.
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10 things that turned Kevin Harvick into 'Happy' at Sonoma | FOX Sports

After a sometimes trying Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, Kevin Harvick is "Happy" again after going to Victory Lane at Sonoma Raceway.
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Markus Wheaton: Bears' receivers 'underrated' | NFL.com

Markus Wheaton, who joined the Chicago Bears this offseason, thinks the team's receiving corps are 'underrated' despite boasting a slew of veteran talent on the roster.
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Markus Wheaton: Bears' WRs 'are underrated' | NFL.com

Markus Wheaton, who joined the Chicago Bears this offseason, thinks the team's receiving corps are 'underrated' despite boasting a slew of veteran talent on the roster.
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Bakhtiari: Packers' playoff woes starting to tick me off | NFL.com

Making the NFC championship is usually a feat to be celebrated for most organizations. But for the Packers, who have one of the NFL's best QBs, it's starting to become a "stressful" experience.
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Yahoo Sports 2 days

Carl Edwards says he isn't considering coming back to NASCAR

Edwards has been a hot name for a top-tier ride in 2018. If, of course, he comes back to NASCAR.
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Brad Keselowski battles back after strategy move doesn’t pay off at Sonoma | FOX Sports

Keselowski needed a late caution but still rebound for a third-place finish without it at Sonoma.
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Colin Kaepernick is making his choice: Activism over the NFL

Kaepernick, who once started in a Super Bowl but is most famous for taking a knee during the national anthem last year, is unemployed.
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Wimbledon 2017: Marcus Willis beats Andrej Martin in first round of qualifying - BBC Sport

Britain's Marcus Willis secures an impressive win over Andrej Martin in the first round of Wimbledon qualifying at Roehampton.
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Predicting the NFL's next big-money QB deals

With Derek Carr's contract on the books, these nine quarterbacks will be looking for (and receiving) new contracts in the coming months and years.
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ESPN 2 days

Omaha is 'Baton Rouge North' again with LSU in the CWS finals

Yes, the "L-S-U!" chants from one of the College World Series' favorite fan bases are back, because the Tigers are in the finals for the first time since the tournament moved to TD Ameritrade. It a good thing, too. Omaha has missed them.
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After tough day, Clint Bowyer finds second at Sonoma 'really good' | FOX Sports

After running into all kinds of trouble all over the 1.99-mile road course at Sonoma, Clint Bowyer discovers a comfort in finishing second behind teammate.
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Sebastian Vettel does not think before he acts, says Daniel Ricciardo - BBC Sport

Sebastian Vettel must calm down after being punished for dangerous driving in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Daniel Ricciardo says.
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Drexler to LeBron: Celts, not Rockets, 1st Big 3

Clyde Drexler appreciates LeBron James' thought that the 1996 Houston Rockets were the first superteam, but the Hall of Famer said Sunday that honor belongs to the 1960s Boston Celtics.
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Elliott, Edelman, Baez featured in Body Issue

The ninth Body Issue, which celebrates the athletic form, will feature some of the biggest names in sports, including Ezekiel Elliott, Julian Edelman and Javier Baez.
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Mario Balotelli: Striker signs one-year Nice contract - BBC Sport

Former Manchester City and Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli signs a new one-year contract with Ligue 1 side Nice.
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Michael Chiesa rips referee Mario Yamasaki: 'He should never officiate ever again' | FOX Sports

Michael Chiesa was livid about the end of his fight with Kevin Lee
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British rugby fan crashes on New Zealand All Blacks' couch - BBC News

Alex Edwards was invited to stay by the mother of New Zealand rugby stars Rieko and Akira Ioane.
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Sources: Mavs to decline Dirk option, eye deal

Dirk Nowitzki has been informed by the Mavericks that his $25 million team option for next season will be declined with the intention of the team signing him to a new contract, according to league sources.
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Nationals fan blames the team's bullpen in his obituary | FOX Sports

We knew the Nats bullpen was bad - but not this bad
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Jordan Spieth chips in from bunker to capture Travelers in playoff | FOX Sports

The victory is the 10th in the Texan's career
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Kyle Busch's team likely facing NASCAR penalties after lug-nut issues | FOX Sports

The No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota team of Kyle Busch is likely facing NASCAR penalties after lug nuts were found to be "improperly attached" at Sonoma.
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Descalso, D-backs walk off Phillies 11th | FOX Sports

Randall Delgado pitched five scoreless innings in a spot start for the Diamondbacks.
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Tim Tebow moves up a level, proving Mets only care about one thing

The Mets have promoted Tim Tebow up another level despite his poor numbers in Class A.
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NFL Network 2 days

Martellus explains difference between Brady, Rodgers | NFL.com

Martellus Bennett is one of the luckier TEs in the NFL. In a league where it quickly gets ugly at QB, Bennett has gone from catching Tom Brady's passes to landing on his feet with Aaron Rodgers.
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San Francisco Giants find nothing is routine in troubled 2017 season | FOX Sports

The dynamic that brought three World Series championships has changed
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