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Allardyce will take time to decide if Rooney remains captain

Rooney skippered the side at Euro 2016 but struggled to impress, although he did score the opening goal in the 2-1 round-of-16 defeat to Icela...

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Cubs closing on deal with Yankees for Aroldis Chapman

Miller, signed through 2018, also could be traded. Chapman acknowledged shooting the gun but said he never hurt anyone. Targets among starting...

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National Football League clears Peyton Manning of doping allegations

The NFL has cleared Peyton Manning of wrongdoing after a seven month investigation into allegations that he used HGH. The NFL's investig...

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NFL investigating possible Aldon Smith video

In one questionable clip, a male with a voice that matches Smith's stays out of view while holding a burning hand-rolled cigarette that looks ...

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NFL reinstates suspended Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon

Gordon was suspended in February 2015 after he failed a drug test. At that point, it was only reported that this wouldn't necessarily trigger ...

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Last of slain Baton Rouge officers to be buried Monday

A prophetic Facebook post has become his last legacy and was referenced during the service by Gov. John Bel Edwards. The governor is also schedu...

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Australia team won't move into 'unfinished' Athletes Village

Kitty Chiller's criticism of the Olympic accommodation has hit a nerve in Brazil. Some Village apartments had water running down the walls and ...

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Junior Galette to miss entire 2016 season with torn Achilles

That's a brutal blow for the Redskins. Galette, who recorded 22 sacks in 2013 and 2014 combined, instead signed a one-year, $1 million deal th...

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Vikings RT Phil Loadholt to retire

The Vikings tackle, who had missed 21 straight regular-season games because of shoulder surgery and a torn Achilles' tendon, suffered a leg inju...

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MLB, NHL to begin streaming live games on Twitter

There will also be an exclusive highlights show on the social media service called The Rally that will be made by the over-the-top network 12...

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Green Bay Packers hit ground running for training camp

In their most recent season together, Rodgers and Nelson were catalysts for an offense that led the league in scoring (30.4 points per game) in ...

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US Runner Kendra Harrison Sets World Record, Understandably Freaks Out

The world's fastest man will aim to become the first person to win the 100m and 200m double at three consecutive Games when he will feature in t...

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Rafael Nadal on final entry list for Rio Olympics

Dominic Thiem is the other member of the top 10 to skip the Games, while John Isner, Nick Kyrgios, Bernard Tomic, Feliciano Lopez and Novak Djok...

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Tim Duncan thanks teammates, coaches, fans in open letter

Duncan , the first overall pick in the 1997 NBA Draft, made the playoffs in each of his 19 seasons and became the only player to have reached 1,...

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D-backs avoid sweep of Reds: By the Numbers

It's not rocket science". Arizona has dropped 16 of 20. The offense pushed the lead to 9-5, but things got interesting in the bottom of the ni...

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Henrik Stenson's British Open win means his caddie has to quit smoking

On that day, it was a two-man battle. "I was fortunate to watch every second of today's final round of the Open Championship, and I thought i...

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Crash kills Nebraska punter, Michigan State former punter

Waukesha County Lt. Thom Moerman said speed was likely a factor in the single-vehicle crash. - The Advcoate reported happening on Saturday nig...

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You Won't Believe Which Superstar Returned to the Ring Before WWE Battleground

Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens try to settle their bitter rivalry one-on-one, while Randy Orton appears on Chris Jericho's Highlight Reel ahead ...

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Russia says final decision on Olympic ban expected Sunday

If the ban is upheld, however, it would keep the option open. How did the court of arbitration get involved? The Russian appeal question...

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Shots fired at Dank home

Dank was released from hospital early on Saturday and remained at home despite commitments to speak at an event in Bendigo. They said a numb...

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Brazil arrests 10 in alleged Olympics terror plot

But officials and security experts argued that police were justified in being aggressive in light of "lone wolf" attacks staged in the US and Eu...

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Froome crashes during Tour, carries on with teammate's bike

Froome now leads by four minutes and 11 seconds from stage victor Bardet, who is up to second. It was a good attack and Froome was the only that...

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Kyrie Irving, Team USA win first exhibition game against Argentina, 111-74

Krzyzewski coached Irving at Duke for one season before he suffered a severe injury in his right big toe. "Nothing is for sure", Durant said ...

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Jeff Gordon readies for the Brickyard in surprising return

But there's a downside, too. There was time spent with Earnhardt's crew chief, Greg Ives, and other team members, and Gordon pored over the note...

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JJ Watt Undergoes Back Surgery, Recovering

Houston Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt will be placed on the PUP list, following a back operation this summer. Watt, the reigning defensi...

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