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France top FIFA rankings for 1st time in 16 years; Germany plummet

Thursday  17:18,   16 august 2018
thescore

France's World Cup triumph in July has been recognized with a place at the summit of the FIFA rankings. Les Bleu beat Croatia 4-2 in the final to assume top spot for the first time since May 2002. Belgium, who finished third at the summer[...]
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Djokovic wins in Cincinnati, Halep's match suspended

Thursday  17:18,   16 august 2018
msn

MASON, Ohio - Novak Djokovic completed his comeback from elbow surgery by winning Wimbledon for the fourth time. He's inching closer to one of the few titles to elude him throughout his career. Djokovic overcame an upset stomach and a sluggish[...]

Major League Baseball needs to make an example out of José Ureña

Thursday  13:32,   16 august 2018
nbcsports

Major League Baseball needs to make an example out of Marlins starter José Ureña, who clearly intentionally hit Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña with a fastball on Wednesday night.After the game, when the Marlins speak to the media, they will almost[...]

Titans, Saints use new ways to keep NFL players cool in camp

Thursday  13:31,   16 august 2018
msn

Titans, Saints use new ways to keep NFL players cool in campNow he takes a couple of minutes whenever possible during practice to sit and cool[...]

Freeman calls Urena gutless for going after Acuna Jr.

Thursday  12:05,   16 august 2018
thescore

In the aftermath of Miami Marlins starter Jose Urena plunking Atlanta Braves phenom Ronald Acuna Jr. with his first pitch Wednesday night, Freddie Freeman, the longest-serving member of the Braves, came to the defense of his teammate. Freddie[...]

English amateur golfer makes THREE holes-in-one during 36-hole club championship

Thursday  09:20,   16 august 2018
golfdigest

English amateur golfer makes THREE holes-in-one during 36-hole club championshipGolf Digest's "Miracles Issue" hit newsstands last September. Too bad, because we didn't get to include the tale of English amateur golfer Ali[...]

Elon Musk plans to build tunnel to Dodger Stadium

Thursday  08:30,   16 august 2018
thescore

The notorious Los Angeles traffic may have met its match. The Boring Company - one of Elon Musk's businesses, who also acts as chairman and CEO of Tesla, Inc. - announced plans to build a 3.6-mile tunnel that would go from Los Feliz, East[...]

Watch: Benches Clear, Braves-Marlins Brawl After Ronald Acuna Jr. Hit by Pitch

Thursday  07:15,   16 august 2018
si

Watch: Benches Clear, Braves-Marlins Brawl After Ronald Acuna Jr. Hit by PitchThe benches cleared in the first inning of Wednesday's game at SunTrust Park, after Marlins starter Jose Ureña hit Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. with the first pitch[...]

Granderson's grand slam leads Jays past Royals 6-5

Thursday  06:50,   16 august 2018
msn

Granderson's grand slam leads Jays past Royals 6-5Jorge Lopez (0-2), who was making his Royals debut after being acquired July 27 from Milwaukee as part of the Mike Moustakas trade, threw a 2-0 fastball that Granderson drove over the Royals'[...]

Blue Jays’ Donaldson takes step toward return from injury

Thursday  06:26,   16 august 2018
sportsnet.ca

Blue Jays’ Donaldson takes step toward return from injuryThe third baseman, who has been sidelined since May 28 with a left calf strain, posted video of himself running on Instagram with the caption “getting closer.” If he progresses well in drills, [...]

Canada's Barrett leads Duke in college debut

Thursday  05:31,   16 august 2018
msn

Late in the first quarter Wednesday night, Canadian basketball phenom R.J. Barrett veered around a Ryerson defender to throw down an emphatic dunk. This Week's Circulars require(["c.deferred"], function () { require({ js:[...]

Toronto FC trounce Whitecaps for 3rd consecutive Canadian Championship

Thursday  05:31,   16 august 2018
thescore

Jozy Altidore scored a hat-trick and Sebastian Giovinco pulled off a rare header as Toronto FC swept past the Vancouver Whitecaps to win a third consecutive Canadian Championship. Wednesday's 5-2 shellacking at BMO Field gave TFC a decisive [...]

Foles: No beef with Brady over Super Bowl handshake snub

Thursday  00:45,   16 august 2018
thescore

Nick Foles harbors no ill will toward Tom Brady, who still hasn't reached out to the Super Bowl LII MVP after snubbing him of a handshake at the end of the championship game in February. "No, I haven't," Foles said Wednesday when asked[...]

Raptors’ Kawhi Leonard sixth in latest NBA MVP odds

Thursday  00:45,   16 august 2018
sportsnet.ca

Expectations are high for Kawhi Leonard in his first season with the Raptors — and not just in Toronto.LeBron James took his talents to the West Coast as the new face of the Los Angeles Lakers. One of his biggest adversaries, Kawhi Leonard, will now [...]

Jaguars CB Jalen Ramsey rips NFL QBs, including Ryan, Allen

Thursday  00:45,   16 august 2018
msn

Jalen Ramsey is making headlines from his couch. Three days after being suspended for screaming obscenities at reporters, the Jacksonville Jaguars All-Pro cornerback is criticizing several NFL quarterbacks — and praising a few.In an interview with[...]