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World Series champion Astros visit White House

President Donald Trump recognized the Houston Astros on Monday for their first World Series win, an “incredible victory” that Trump said was even more special following the devastation Hurricane Harvey wrought on the Texas city. Houston defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 7 last year to clinch the title. Trump, who played baseball in high school, declared it “was ...

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NFL world reacts to Sherman agreeing to deal with 49ers

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Richard Sherman will become a member of the San Francisco 49ers once the new league year begins Wednesday. Sherman's decision to join the 49ers drew a mixed reaction across the league. It appears Sherman's former teammates weren't too happy about the impending move, with the

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Vladimir Putin Juggles Soccer Ball To Hype World Cup

At least he kept his shirt on. Russian President Vladimir Putin, who likes to show off his athletic skills (and sometimes his pecs), juggled a soccer ball in a video posted Monday to hype the World Cup in Russia this summer. Featuring many for… Sports

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Lucas Vazquez: I knew Cristiano Ronaldo would score in Club World Cup triumph

Lucas Vazquez revealed after Real Madrid’s Club World Cup success that he knew Cristiano Ronaldo would score in the final against Gremio. Portugal forward Ronaldo, this year voted Best FIFA Men’s Player and winner of the prestigious Ballon d’Or award for a fifth time, got the only goal of the game after 53 minutes with a … European News Football ...

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Al Jaber: My World Cup memories are vivid

Sami Al Jaber is one of the finest forwards Saudi Arabia has ever produced A prominent member of the side at four FIFA World Cup™ competitions Al Jaber: “The current generation deserves its place at Russia 2018” Sami Al Jaber called time on his long international career on 23 June 2006, a day after his Saudi Arabia team lost to ...

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Hirscher closes in on World Cup GS title with 1st-run lead

KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (AP) Marcel Hirscher dominated the opening run of a men’s World Cup giant slalom on Saturday, closing in on the season title in the discipline. The Olympic GS champion from Austria led his Norwegian rival Henrik Kristoffersen by 0.73 seconds. Alexis Pinturault of France and Slovenian home crowd favorite Zan Kranjec shared third, 1.41 off the lead. ...

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