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Seattle Storm Wins WNBA Championship

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Sue Bird and Breanna Stewart fretted following the regular-season opener after the Seattle Storm lost at home to the Phoenix Mercury. “We thought, ‘Oh, crap, what kind of year is this going to be?’” Bird reminisced. The answer came nearly four m… Sports

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Watch Usain Bolt Race Some Guys In Zero Gravity

Olympic sprinting legend Usain Bolt often looked as if he was running on air. But in a video circulating Wednesday, he did it for real. Bolt raced some guys in a near-zero-gravity environment aboard a special plane flying above France, <a href="https://ftw.usatoday.com/2018/09/usain-bolt-races-running-winning-zero-gr… Sports

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Young Yankees Fan And Red Sox Fan Share The Most Adorable Moment

If only rival sports fans could always behave like this. That could have been a perfectly satisfying end to the exchange. But it gets better. Makes you wish the actual teams could hug it out when things get heated, doesn’t it? Major League Baseball tweeted the clip on Saturday with the hashtag #BiggerThanBaseball. The moment is from last season, according ...

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Show Me The Money: Sports Betting Off And Running

Are you ready for some football? How about some football bets? With the opening of the NFL season, states that recently legalized sports gambling are hoping to cash in through increased tax revenue. In the past three months, Delaware, Mississippi, New Jersey and West Virginia all began allowing sports betting parlors, mostly attached to already-operating casinos or race tracks. Those ...

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