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Silver: India may host NBA preseason game in 2019

The NBA could be making a foray into the world’s second most populous country next year, as commissioner Adam Silver said over the weekend that the league may host a preseason game in India in 2019. “We are potentially looking to play a game in Mumbai, maybe next year. It would be a preseason game,” Silver told the Press Trust ...

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Correa not ready to return as Astros host Athletics (Jul 08, 2018)

HOUSTON – Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa missed his 12th consecutive game on Sunday and suddenly faces the possibility of being sidelined for the remainder of the current homestand. Correa, placed on the 10-day disabled list with lower back soreness on June 26, was originally slated to return to action for the Astros’ 11-game homestand that preceded the All-Star break ...

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Six NBA teams to host five Australian NBL teams in 2018 NBA preseason

MELBOURNE AND NEW YORK — The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball League (NBL) announced Tuesday that for the second consecutive year, NBL teams will travel to the U.S. to participate in the NBA preseason.  Five NBL teams, including the Adelaide 36ers, Melbourne United, New Zealand Breakers, Perth Wildcats and Sydney Kings, will play a total of seven ...

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Titles see Japan and Brazil climb, plus host of names return to ranking

Continental titles, FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ qualifiers and an influx of new names have seen the FIFA/Coca-Cola Women’s World Ranking enjoy a fair shake-up since March. After dropping out of the top ten for the first time in over a decade three months ago, Japan (6th, up 5) have made a swift return to the upper echelons after ...

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Former Jay Kelly Gruber makes 'inappropriate' comments toward female panel host

The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame removed former Blue Jays third baseman Kelly Gruber from its induction weekend festivities Friday after his actions during a “Pitch Talks” panel discussion a day earlier. Gruber made a brief, awkward appearance on stage at the Homestand Sports event Thursday night with host Ashley Docking and Rogers Sportsnet broadcaster Kevin Barker in Toronto. In ...

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Aces return home to host Mercury (Jun 17, 2018)

Four games in a span of seven days, and all on the road. That’s a recipe for disaster for a young team that doesn’t have much of a winning history in recent years. But the Las Vegas Aces came away with a split of those four road games and now are feeling pretty good as they return to their desert ...

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Former Jay Kelly Gruber makes 'inappropriate' comments toward female panel host

The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame removed former Blue Jays third baseman Kelly Gruber from its induction weekend festivities Friday after his actions during a “Pitch Talks” panel discussion a day earlier. Gruber made a brief, awkward appearance on stage at the Homestand Sports event Thursday night with host Ashley Docking and Rogers Sportsnet broadcaster Kevin Barker in Toronto. In ...

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The United States, Mexico And Canada Will Host The 2026 World Cup

The U.S. men’s national team failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, but American soccer just received a massive boost: On the eve of the sport’s biggest spectacle, FIFA members voted to award the 2026 World Cup jointly to the United States, Mexico and Canada. The North American countries won with 1… Sports

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Torres built to last as Yankees host Rays (Jun 14, 2018)

NEW YORK — In the last few days, manager Aaron Boone has moved some things around with the lineup for the New York Yankees. He moved Didi Gregorius up to third following a two-homer game Tuesday and slotted Greg Bird seventh. One change not made by Boone was moving Gleyber Torr… FOX Sports Digital

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Argentina to host intercontinental play-off first leg on road to France 2019

Argentina will host the first leg of the intercontinental play-off against the fourth-placed side from CONCACAF, following a draw conducted in Moscow.  During a meeting between the secretary generals of the North, Central America and Caribbean (CONCACAF) and South American (CONMEBOL) confederations, the draw was conducted by FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura and the Official Mascot of the FIFA Women’s ...

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