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Canada pull off late heroics to qualify for Uruguay 2018

Canada have joined North American rivals Mexico and USA in securing their berth at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018 after a dramatic 2-1 victory over Haiti in Tuesday’s third-place match at the CONCACAF Women’s U-17 Championship. In what was a competitive contest at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, both sides played out a goalless first half ...

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Jets drop 2nd in a row as Fleury's heroics give Knights 2-1 series lead

James Neal’s goal and assist paced the Vegas Golden Knights to a 4-2 playoff win over the Winnipeg Jets on Wednesday. The expansion Golden Knights lead the best-of-seven NHL Western Conference final two games to one with Game 4 back at T-Mobile Arena on Friday. The series returns to Winnipeg for Sunday’s Game 5. The winner of the series advances to the Stanley Cup ...

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Horford's late heroics give Celtics series stranglehold on 76ers

Al Horford had no use for the premature celebration that showered confetti all over the 76ers’ home court at the end of regulation, delaying overtime and prompting an impromptu cleanup job. Turns out, Horford has the Celtics just a game away from a real sweep. Horford scored the go-ahead basket for Boston late in overtime in a wild Game 3 ...

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Winnipeg's Joe Morrow thrust into spotlight after Game 1 heroics

Funny how things work out sometimes in the sporting world. With all the young stars and proven veterans in the Winnipeg Jets lineup, it was unheralded defenceman Joe Morrow who delivered the franchise’s first playoff victory in its history with a late game-winning goal in the Jets’ 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild in Game 1 of their first-round series. That’s right, Joe Morrow. ...

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Hugo Lloris’ heroics help Tottenham secure draw at Real Madrid

Harry Kane was the headline act but Hugo Lloris stole the show as the Frenchman’s stunning save helped earn Tottenham a 1-1 draw with Real Madrid. Spurs took a surprise lead at the Santiago Bernabeu through Raphael Varane’s own goal, only for Cristiano Ronaldo to level from the penalty spot after Serge Aurier h… UEFA Champions League Football News

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Waston heroics lift Costa Rica into fifth World Cup

Costa Rica qualify for Russia 2018 with a match to spare Kendall Waston scores last-gasp goal to deny Honduras much-needed win Honduras remain fifth heading into Tuesday’s final round Costa Rica won through to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ on Saturday with a match to spare, but it took a dramatic equaliser from Kendall Waston deep into injury time ...

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Newcastle captain Jamaal Lascelles plays down goalscoring heroics

Jamaal Lascelles has brushed off his hero status after heading Newcastle to victory for the second time in a week. The 23-year-old Magpies skipper, who scored the only goal at Swansea last Sunday, repeated the dose on Saturday to secure a 2-1 win over Stoke at St James’ Park, in the process clinching a third successive … Premier League Football ...

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Moncada's heroics deliver sweep of 'Stros

CHICAGO — Yoan Moncada played hero in Chicago for the first time with a game-tying blast in the ninth and followed it up with a walk-off single, giving the White Sox their second series sweep of the season as they knocked off the Astros, 3-2, in 11 innings at Guaranteed Rate Field on Thursday. Moncada — the top prospect in ...

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