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Wayne Rooney’s dramatic brace keeps D.C. United’s playoff hopes alive

Wayne Rooney scored twice as D.C. United came from a goal down in the second half to secure a crucial 2-1 victory over the Chicago Fire at Audi Field on Sunday afternoon.cheap nike nfl jerseys wholesale Rooney converted a simple tap-in to tie it 11 minutes after D.C. (41 points) went behind, then won the […]

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Marcus Smart on scuffle with JR Smith: ‘Ain’t no punk right here’

The Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers played Saturday night in a preseason rematch of last season’s Eastern Conference finals, and it wasn’t long before some of last season’s postseason animosity emerged. With 3 minutes, 38 seconds left in the first quarter at Quicken Loans Arena, a scuffle broke out between the teams that resulted in […]

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Inside Gordon Hayward’s misery-filled fight to play again

It was Hayward’s first time playing one-on-one against an NBA starter since undergoing an unexpected second surgery in late May to remove a plate and screws from around the left ankle Hayward shattered five minutes into his Celtics career. The discovery that he needed another surgery had devastated Hayward. It threw his rehabilitation timetable into […]

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Move over Rams, Ravens are the NFL’s most complete team

But the most complete team in the NFL? That title currently goes to the Baltimore Ravens, and the numbers back this up. The Ravens are the only team to rank in the top 10 in offense, defense and special teams efficiency, according to ESPN Stats & Information. “The most balanced teams in this league usually […]

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What’s happened to Vikings’ vaunted defense since NFC title game?

Nine months after that rout at the hands of eventual Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles, others inside the Minnesota Vikings’ locker room might similarly describe their defensive struggles from the first quarter of the season. Some will argue that the defensive prowess of the Vikings’ stout unit, which rose to No. 1 in scoring and […]

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Lakers trying 6-foot-9 Kyle Kuzma at center for first time

The Los Angeles Lakers are trying different small-ball lineups in training camp, including utilizing the 6-foot-9 Kuzma at the 5. The second-year forward is learning how to play the position, something he has done only in high school. “It’s going well, you know, picking it up,” Kuzma said after Lakers practice on Friday. “I have […]

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Gordon Hayward returns to game action in Celtics’ preseason loss

Hayward scored 10 points in his first game in nearly a year for the Boston Celtics, who fell to the Charlotte Hornets 104-97 on the opening night of the NBA preseason schedule.cheap nike nfl jerseys wholesale “Definitely good to get that one out of the way,” Hayward said. “Didn’t feel like I played my best […]

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Broncos don’t want to see ‘cheetah speed’ on display against Chiefs

A cheetah can hit top speed in three seconds and that top speed can reach 70 mph. File that away because the Denver Broncos get their first look of the season at “cheetah speed” Monday night when they face the Kansas City Chiefs. Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill has described his best work as “cheetah […]

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The Patrick Mahomes show started last season in Denver

In a sense, everything got started for Patrick Mahomes last season in the subfreezing twilight against the Denver Broncos. With the AFC West and their playoff seed clinched, the Kansas City Chiefs had the luxury of sitting starting quarterback Alex Smith and playing Mahomes in Week 17. With the score tied at 24 and 2:45 […]

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Ex-West Ham boss Slaven Bilic appointed by Saudi side Al Ittihad

Slaven Bilic has been appointed head coach of Saudi Arabian side Al Ittihad, his first coaching position since being sacked by West Ham last season.cheap nike nfl jerseys china Bilic, who has also taken charge of Croatia, Lokomotiv Moscow and Besiktas, signed a three-year deal on Thursday. “Bilic will train Ittihad throughout the upcoming phase […]