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Report: Aqib Talib was “just feet” away from the shooter in fatal incident at youth football game

Aqib Talib's brother is said to have shot and killed a man at a youth soccer game over the weekend. Aqib Talib was reportedly close to the gunman at the time of the incident.
TMZ.com reports that video of the incident shows Aqib Talib standing "mere meters" from the man who fired the shots. His b...

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Reports say Tiger Woods to meet with PGA Tour players at BMW Championship in effort to fend off LIV Golf

Tiger Woods travels to the BMW Championship this week, but not to play golf. Instead, he will meet with a group of PGA Tour players to discuss further engagement in the LIV Golf Invitational Series.
According to reports from Fire Pit Collective and ESPN's Mark Schlabach, Woods will be at the Wilm...

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Reports say Tiger Woods to meet with PGA Tour players at BMW Championship in effort to fend off LIV Golf

Tiger Woods travels to the BMW Championship this week, but not to play golf. Instead, he will meet with a group of PGA Tour players to discuss further engagement in the LIV Golf Invitational Series.
According to reports from the Fire Pit Collective and ESPN's Mark Schlabach, Woods will be at the ...

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This 19-year-old son of a CURRENT PGA Tour player is tied for U.S. Amateur lead

PARAMUS, N.J. - There is a graphic on Luke Gutschewski, Iowa State's bio page listing a few interesting nuggets about the sophomore from Elkhorn, Nebraska:
Favourite club? Putter.
Favorite golf course? Butler National.
Favorite PGA Tour player? Scott Gutschewski.
"What should I have put in there?...

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This 19-year-old son of a CURRENT PGA Tour player is tied for U.S. Amateur lead

PARAMUS, N.J. - There is a graphic on Luke Gutschewski, Iowa State's bio page listing a few interesting nuggets about the sophomore from Elkhorn, Nebraska:
Favourite club? Putter.
Favorite golf course? Butler National.
Favorite PGA Tour player? Scott Gutschewski.
"What should I have put in there?...

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Padres’ Mike Clevinger comically swapped a ball for a beer with a fan in pregame warmups

Was that really a fair trade?

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Stereotypes about your Zodiac sign

Does the cliché fit?
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There are many ways the zodiac signs can be bent to tell a story. This one will deal with what stereotypes are characteristics of each. Do you think they are accurate?
Aries (March 19-21)
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You are impatient and impulsive. According to ...

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Stereotypes about your Zodiac sign

Does the cliché fit?
USAT
There are many ways the zodiac signs can be bent to tell a story. This one will deal with what stereotypes are characteristics of each. Do you think they are accurate?
Aries (March 19-21)
Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports
You are impatient and impulsive. According to ...

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Fan wearing Ukraine flag escorted out of Western & Southern Open after Russian player complained

A fan was briefly removed from the Western & Southern Open on Sunday after a Russian player complained to the referee during their match that the fan was sitting there with a Ukrainian flag draped around her shoulders.
During the first set of the qualifier between Anna Kalinskaya and Anastasia Po...

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2-time Dodgers All-Star P Walker Buehler to undergo season-ending elbow surgery

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 4: Walker Buehler #21 of the Los Angeles Dodgers delivers a pitch during the first inning against the New York Mets at Dodger Stadium on June 4, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. The New York Mets won 9-4. (Photo by Katelyn Mulcahy/Getty Images)
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Finally! Three-time major winner Anna Nordqvist weds Tour caddie two years after original date

Congratulations to three-time Major winner Anna Nordqvist!
After a 760-day delay — more than two years after her original wedding date — the 2021 AIG Women's Open winner officially married PGA Tour caddy and Scot Kevin McAlpine in the Scottish countryside on August 10.
The nine-time LPGA winner g...

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Report: NFL warns teams after unknown person made calls about Roquan Smith trade

If you foresaw Roquan Smith's trading drama taking such a turn, you might want to consider buying a lottery ticket tonight. Because the latest news about the Chicago Bears linebacker has propelled the story from "unexpected but normal" to "really weird" at an alarming rate.
NFL Network's Tom Peli...

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Emma Raducanu v Serena Williams postponement triggers furious accusations of ticket stitch-up

Emma Raducanu v Serena Williams postponed due to anger from ticket-paying fans - GETTY IMAGES
Angry fans have accused Cincinnati Open organizers of a ticket stabbing after Emma Raducanu and Serena Williams' blockbuster meeting was pushed back to Tuesday.
The defending US Open champion and the 23-...

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Report: ‘More and more unlikely’ Alvin Kamara will be suspended in 2022

What's the latest on Alvin Kamara? The New Orleans Saints running back has not appeared in court since his arrest earlier this year in Las Vegas after he was accused of hitting a man outside a nightclub. His legal counsel won another delay at the August 1 hearings, setting his next court date for...

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Report: ‘More and more unlikely’ Alvin Kamara will be suspended in 2022

What's the latest on Alvin Kamara? The New Orleans Saints running back has not appeared in court since his arrest earlier this year in Las Vegas after he was accused of hitting a man outside a nightclub. His legal counsel won another delay at the August 1 hearings, setting his next court date for...

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Why Cameron Smith, Will Zalatoris say the FedEx St. Jude Championship leaderboard is so crowded

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The sweltering heat in Memphis broke Saturday as thick dampness all but dissipated, helping crowds at the FedEx St. Jude Championship swell to the biggest crowd of the week.
Likewise the ranking. As the last pairing of Sepp Straka and J.J. Spaun left the course at TPC Southwind, ...

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Rangers fire manager Chris Woodward months after $500 million spending spree

The Texas Rangers spent over $500 million during the offseason, but it wasn't enough to save manager Chris Woodward's job. The team reportedly fired Woodward on Monday, according to Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News.
The decision comes months after the team flaunted Jon Gray, Corey Seager and...

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Rangers fire manager Chris Woodward months after $500 million spending spree

The Texas Rangers spent over $500 million during the offseason, but it wasn't enough to save manager Chris Woodward's job. The team reportedly fired Woodward on Monday, according to Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News.
The decision comes months after the team flaunted Jon Gray, Corey Seager and...

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BREAKING: LSU quarterback Myles Brennan reportedly walking away from football

We've been waiting for a big domino to fall in LSU's tight quarterback battle this offseason, and that news broke Monday.
According to a report by WWL radio host Kristian Garic, sixth-year quarterback Myles Brennan - who was viewed by some as the favorite to win the starting job - is leaving the ...

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Odell Beckham Jr. comments on Baker Mayfield’s Panthers debut

On Saturday, quarterback Baker Mayfield continued the latest chapter of his football career as a member of the Carolina Panthers for the first time on an NFL field. And that chapter contained a nice little anecdote as the former #1 overall got off to a smooth start on his new threads.
Not long af...

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2022 FedEx St. Jude Championship prize money payouts for each PGA Tour player at TPC Southwind

Will Zalatoris has finally made it.
Arguably the all-time PGA Tour winner not to record a win this year, Zlatoris no longer holds that title after winning the 2022 FedEx St. Jude Championship at TPC Southwind in Memphis, Tenn. on Sunday. Zulatoris made numerous clutch putts on the stretch, but no...

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Athletics' Mark Kotsay credits 'vintage' Lance McCullers in loss to Astros

McCullers' "vintage" performance calms A's Bats in Loss originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea
The Athletics went on a seven-game losing streak after Saturday's 8-0 loss to the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.
Oakland's at-bats had a chance to jump on Astros starter Lance McCullers Jr., who...

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How Giants' starting pitchers were offended by 2012 World Series graphic

How Vogelsong, Giants pitcher were offended by 2012 WS graphic originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea
The Giants made it easy for the Detroit Tigers during the 2012 World Series, defeating the AL champion in four games.
For a team that included Justin Verlander and Miguel Cabrera, losing in fo...

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Why moving Garrett Whitlock to rotation was Red Sox' worst move of season

Tomase: The Red Sox's worst move of the season? Putting Whitlock on the Rotation originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston
It's hard to imagine any decision dropping the Red Sox to last place. And despite everything that's gone wrong this season, consider how different the standings could have bee...

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Why moving Garrett Whitlock to rotation was Red Sox' worst move of season

Tomase: The Red Sox's worst move of the season? Putting Whitlock on the Rotation originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston
It's hard to imagine any decision dropping the Red Sox to last place. And despite everything that's gone wrong this season, consider how different the standings could have bee...

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Little League World Series: How to watch, bracket, new format explained

Everything you need to know about the 2022 Little League World Series originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington
A summer sporting good is back and bigger than ever.
The Little League World Series celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. The event will feature international teams for the firs...

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Cubs' Franmil Reyes hits first home run since released by Cleveland

Sudden Impact: Franmil Reyes hits first HR for Cubs originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago
He's only played three games since the Cubs released him from waivers but Franmil Reyes is already making an impression.
On Saturday night in Cincinnati, for his first home run as a Cub, it was a 361-foo...

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Cubs' Franmil Reyes hits first home run since released by Cleveland

Sudden Impact: Franmil Reyes hits first HR for Cubs originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago
He's only played three games since the Cubs released him from waivers but Franmil Reyes is already making an impression.
On Saturday night in Cincinnati, for his first home run as a Cub, it was a 361-foo...

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MLB power rankings: Mets, Braves meet again while Phillies surge in roller-coaster NL East

Barely a week into a five-game streak in New York, the Mets and Atlanta Braves face off for another four starting Monday, a crucial set that will help determine who wins the National League East.
The Mets have a 5 ½ game lead Monday, winning four of the five at Citi Field. The Braves haven't lost...

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Detroit Tigers doubleheader vs. Guardians: Miguel Cabrera, Riley Greene start Game 1

Detroit Tigers (43-73) vs. Cleveland Guardians (62-53)
When: Game 1, 3:10 p.m. Monday; Game 2, 6:40 p.m. Monday.
Where: Progressive Field in Cleveland.
TV: Bally Sports Detroit.
Radio: WXYT-FM (97.1) (subsidiaries of Tigers Radio).
First Place Prediction: High-70s, winds up to 15 mph.
Probable pi...

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