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Braun Strowman destroys The Miz

The groans coming from social media were almost audible when WWE halted a ‘Best Of 7 Series’ between Sheamus and Cesaro only to form a tag-team with both men last summer. The series didn’t have a proper conclusion; the only explanation came from then-Raw GM Mick Foley, who felt Sheamus and Cesaro would be better Read More…

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England give Steve Finn more time

England will give injured pace bowler Steve Finn a couple more days before making a decision on whether to keep him in the Ashes touring squad, coach Trevor Bayliss said on Tuesday. The 28-year-old quick, a 2010-11 and 2013-14 Ashes tourist, missed the opening tour match in Perth because of a knee injury and will Read More…

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Goan football’s slow death due to lure

Salu Sawant turned out for Seza FC by day, and took to the stage for Zagor — Goa’s traditional colourful, musical folk theatre — by night. ‘Feast in the morning, football in the afternoon, drama in the evening’ was the Goan way of life. Paddy fields that form the state’s bordering landscape when the sea Read More…

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MC Mary Kom enters Asian Championships

MC Mary Kom remains on course to win a fifth gold medal in the Asian Boxing Championships as she beat Japan’s Tsubasa Komura on Tuesday. Mary Kom, who is a five-time world champion, won by a unanimous 5-0 verdict to make the summit clash for the fifth time in only six appearances in the tournament. Read More…

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Greece seek redemption after Hellenic nightmare

“We do not want an extra bonus, or money. We only play for Greece and its people.” This was a heartening footnote to Greece climbing their highest peak for a decade. While pain was the only prevalent emotion in Recife, as a shoot-out defeat cut short their first trip to the knockout stages at 2014 Read More…

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First American woman to win race since 1977

Shalane Flanagan became the first American woman for 40 years to win the New York Marathon as she captured her first major world title. The 36-year-old, runner-up in 2010 and sixth at last year’s Olympics, won in two hours 26 minutes 53 seconds. Kenya’s Mary Keitany, bidding for her fourth consecutive victory in the race, Read More…

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John Cena isn’t retiring from WWE

The WWE Network has updated the schedule for the week ahead, with the revelation that this week’s Flashback Friday content will feature a look back at several WWE veterans. At 3pm Eastern, there will be an airing of the July 4th, 2012 edition of WWE SmackDown featuring a 20 Man Battle Royal. Then, at 4:25pm Read More…

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Ireland Duffy Injury

FOOTBALL. The game of American football as played today by high school, college, and professional teams grew out of rugby-style football which in the mid-1870s replaced a largely kicking game known as association football. Although initially played on village greens and on college fields, the first intercollegiate game took place on 6 November 1869 when Read More…