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Liverpool’s Salah visits kid injured trying to catch a glimpse

Plenty of kids have lost sight of their bearings in the presence of the heroes, and little Louis Fowler was the worse for wear following a bid to catch a glimpse of Mohamed Salah. Fowler — what a last name for a Liverpool supporter, yeah? — went sprinting after Salah’s car as the Egyptian megastar […]

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Pistons reportedly sign Michael Beasley to one-year non-guaranteed deal

We thought that Michael Beasley might be headed to China. The former No. 2 overall pick was suspended for five games by the NBA this summer for violating the league’s anti-drug policy back in the fall. Beasley was still without an NBA team when that suspension came down, but now one squad is willing to […]

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Another 100-point season would put McDavid in exclusive club

Each day in the month of August we’ll be examining a different NHL team — from looking back at last season to discussing a player under pressure to identifying X-factors to asking questions about the future. Today we look at the Edmonton Oilers. Four years into his NHL career and Connor McDavid has already matched […]

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Wilfried Bony: The Premier League striker and League Two side Newport

He’s a 30-year-old international striker who just five years ago signed for champions Manchester City for £28m. But now, without a club after being released by Swansea City, Wilfried Bony is training with League Two Newport. He played four times as Ivory Coast reached the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations this summer – […]

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Kyle Lowry out for Team USA at World Cup (thumb)

So many players declined to play for Team USA in the FIBA World Cup. They all had their own reasons. Injury. Family. Upcoming NBA season. Some combination. Nobody would’ve blamed Kyle Lowry for sitting out after thumb surgery. But he tried hard to recover and make the team, anyway. Unfortunately… I love Lowry’s competitiveness. Few […]

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Pozzovivo to miss Vuelta after breaking leg and arm in crash

Italy (AP) Italian cyclist Domenico Pozzovivo will undergo surgery and miss the Spanish Vuelta after being injured in a collision with a car while training. The 36-year-old Pozzovivo fractured bones in his leg and arm in the crash in Cosenza in southern Italy on Monday and was taken by ambulance to Annunziata Hospital. His Bahrain […]