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Lonzo Ball: LeBron James 'best player in the world right now'

CLEVELAND (AP) — Lonzo Ball got an up-close look at the biggest baller of them all. LeBron James recorded his 59th career triple-double in front of Ball and his brothers, Kevin Love scored 28 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers won for the 16th time in 17 games, 121-112 over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night. J… NBA.com: News PLEASE ...

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Sun Devils taking college basketball world by storm

TEMPE, Ariz. — Arizona State has taken college basketball by devilish hurricane, running and gunning its way into the national consciousness while igniting an often-blase local fan base. Even the Sun Devils’ rivals down south have taken notice. “Bobby Hurley, he’s en route right now to be one of the c… FOX Sports Digital PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END ...

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Ueno: Japan are going to be world champions again

Mami Ueno won the adidas Golden Boot at the 2016 U-20 Women’s World Cup has since earned a call-up to Japan’s senior team After Japan’s third-place finish in PNG, Ueno is hoping for glory in 2019 Japan striker Mami Ueno does not have happy memories of playing France, … FIFA.com PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ ...

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Sports: One of the architects of the Astros World Series team was an Ernst & Young employee and fantasy baseball star who applied on a whim

Brandon Taubman worked in finance with a side gig in daily fantasy baseball when he applied for an analyst role with the Houston Astros in 2013. Taubman’s skills in valuation have been crucial to a rising team that boasts a “Moneyball”-esque approach. Taubman has risen through the organization to Senior Director of Baseball Operations, playing a major role in the ...

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Sports: One of the architects of the Astros World Series team was an Ernst & Young employee and fantasy baseball star who applied on a whim

Brandon Taubman worked in finance with a side gig in daily fantasy baseball when he applied for an analyst role with the Houston Astros in 2013. Taubman’s skills in valuation have been crucial to a rising team that boasts a “Moneyball”-esque approach. Taubman has risen through the organization to Senior Director of Baseball Operations, playing a major role in the ...

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Three-time World Superbike champion Troy Bayliss returns to racing at age 48

THREE-time World Superbike champion Troy Bayliss will return to competitive racing at the age of 48. Bayliss will compete in the 2018 Australian Superbike championship, starting at Phillip Island in February. Bayliss said he had “unfinished business” to take care of. He raced in the Australian series between 1995 and 1997 but the national title eluded him He will ride ...

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Tightened defensive play a goal of Canada's world junior squad

Canada’s junior hockey team has a simple rule for the 2018 world championship: No more shootouts. Head coach Dominique Ducharme and his defensive corps have made it their mantra at this year’s selection camp after losing 5-4 in a … CBC | NHL News PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ THE COMPLETE ARTICLE

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German players offered 350,000 euro bonus to win World Cup

BERLIN (AP) Germany’s players will each receive a 350,000 euro ($ 410,000) bonus if the team defends its World Cup title next year in Russia. The German soccer federation says it has agreed to a performance-related bonus system for the team, as it did for the successful 2014 World Cup campaign and the last two European Championships. Bonuses will on… ...

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