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Novak Djokovic Wins Fourth Wimbledon Title

LONDON (Reuters) ― Novak Djokovic claimed a fourth Wimbledon title in ruthless fashion as he beat giant South African Kevin Anderson 6-2 6-2 7-6(3) on a sweltering Centre Court on Sunday. After the monumental drama provided by both men’s semi-finals, the two longest in Wimbledon history, the showpiece proved something of an anti-climax as Djokovic ended a two-yea… Sports

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2018 World Cup Final: France Beats Croatia To Win Second Title

Allez les Bleus! Vive la France!  France defeated Croatia 4-2 in Sunday’s final match, winning the country’s second World Cup title. The nation’s first World Cup title came in 1998, when France’s squad defeated Brazil 3-0 at home in Paris. France lost a chance at a second title during … Sports

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Paul Pogba's Brilliant Pass Was The Best Play Of The World Cup Final

The plays we remember from World Cups throughout history tend to fit neatly into specific categories. They are astounding goals or miraculous saves, moments of controversy or displays of unfettered brilliance or madness. They are Bergkamp’s strike against Argentina or Gordon Banks’ “save that stopped the world” against Brazil; they are the

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I Can't Stop Watching Fox's Weird World Cup Wrap Show

After a rigorous day of blatantly watching the World Cup at work, in open defiance of Mother Jones editor-in-chief Clara Jeffery, you may be looking for the perfect soccer digestif. You want to wash the day’s events down with an hour of highlights, sharp analysis, lively banter, a little more time to revel in the highs and lows of the ...

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How The Pee Tape Explains The World Cup

On the morning of May 27, 2015, Swiss police officers raided the Baur au Lac Hotel in Zurich and arrested nine of the world’s top soccer officials on behalf of the United States government. In the coming days, the world would learn about deep-seated corruption throughout FIFA, global soccer’s governing body, that stretched from its top ranks to its regional ...

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The 2018 World Cup’s Best Moments So Far

The 2018 World Cup in Russia is set to end on Sunday when France and Croatia battle it out for the international championship title.  Fans across the world have tuned in for weeks to watch nations go head-to-head in the journey for the Cup, a title that only comes around once every four years. Not only does th… Sports

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Can A World Cup Victory Make Croatians Love Their Star Again?

No one has played a more important role in leading Croatia to its first appearance in a World Cup final than Luka Modric. Croatia’s metronomic central midfielder has dominated matches despite his slight stature, buzzing around the center of the field to both initiate the team’s attack and solidify its defense. Modric has been one of this World Cup’s best ...

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Serena Williams Loses 2018 Wimbledon Final

After battling her way to the Wimbledon final, Serena Williams has come up short. In a stunning upset, the seven-time Wimbledon champion lost to Angelique Kerber of Germany in 2 sets: 6-3, 6-3. It was one of Williams’ most lopsided losses. Williams came out swinging but was easily overpowered by Kerber in back-to-back sets. Kerber only made four unforced errors, while Williams made ...

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