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Crunch time: Crew, Cards start big final week

Beginnings for some, endings for others. That’s what makes the final week of baseball’s regular season such a swirl of emotions. Awkward goodbyes here, uncertainty there. First, though, the National League race. Wasn’t it around mid-June when we wondered if this thing might go down to the last couple of weeks? <div readabi… MLB News Index

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The final chapter in a Japanese fairy tale

Japan’s Ayumi Kaihori pictured saving a penalty in the 2011 final shoot-out The Nadeshiko went on to win the title against heavy favourites USA Kaihori: “We felt we had the support of the whole world” This was the opening penalty in a shoot-out that decided the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup final. It set the tone for what was to ...

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Dwyane Wade decides to return for 16th — and final — NBA season

Retirement can wait at least one more year for Dwyane Wade. Wade is coming back to the Miami Heat, announcing Sunday that he’s returning for a 16th and final NBA season. He basically spent the entirety of the last four months weighing his options, and retirement was an extremely real possibility in his mind.  Instead, he’ll be back in Miami, ...

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Canada wins final tuneup ahead of FIBA Women's World Cup

Nirra Fields had a game-high 12 points as Canada’s women’s basketball team capped a three-game exhibition series in France with a 75-56 win over Senegal on Monday in Antibes, France. Miranda Ayim added 10 points and eight rebounds for Canada, which finished 1-2 in its exhibition tuneup series in advance of the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup in Tenerife, Spain. ...

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Dwyane Wade announces he's returning to Miami Heat for one final season

Dwyane Wade will ride off into the NBA sunset after one final season in 2018-19. The future Hall of Famer announced Sunday evening he plans to rejoin the Miami Heat, the franchise that made him the No. 5 overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft, for one final campaign this upcoming year. He made it known in a video posted ...

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X-factor for each NL contender's final stretch

The National League is an absolute mess – any of the five playoff seeds are still wide open and no team has clinched as of yet. Hypothetically speaking, the Nationals, Pirates, and Giants could all still win their respective divisions. However, the postseason picture for the Senior Circuit is essentially down to eight teams: the Braves, Phillies, Cubs, Brewers, Cardinals, ...

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