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Racist, anti-gay chants on rise in Russia ahead of World Cup

MOSCOW (AP) Racist and anti-gay chants have become more common in Russian soccer as the country prepares to host the World Cup, even as overall incidents of discrimination declined. Nineteen incidents of abusive chants were recorded this season, according to an annual report from the anti-discrimination Fare Network and the Moscow-based Sova Center released Wednesday. That compares to two cases ...

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Mbodji: We have to rise to the occasion

Kara Mbodji is fit again after a five-month injury layoff​ Senegal coach Aliou Cisse has selected him in World Cup squad Defender discusses his return to action and ambitions at Russia 2018 Injur… FIFA.com – Latest News

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Jets' fairytale ending at odds with Golden Knights' storybook rise

Winnipeg Jets fans are salivating over the chance to take home the Stanley Cup for the first time ever. But to do it, they’ll have to solve an expansion team that coalesced from nothingness into a Cup contender. “They opened people’s eyes real quick,” said Jets captain Blake Wheeler. “Just watching them in the playoffs, it’s not a fluke, it’s ...

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Red Sox rise to top in latest Power Rankings

Prior to Opening Day, it was a foregone conclusion that the Astros would run away with the American League West title, though maybe not so much by a landslide 21 games as they did in 2017. If early-season performances are any indication, there may actually be a race in the AL We… MLB News Index

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