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  • A day on the Tour de France

    In the sprint to the line he edged out Edvald Boasson Hagen (Dimension Data) and Degenkolb (Trek-Segafredo), who clashed with Matthews as the riders came to a stop, accusing him of veering towards him on the high-speed dash for the line. I also took the intermediate sprint, and with the final, we got 50 points today. Froome's Spanish team-mate Mikel Landa reclaimed fifth place from Martin, who dropped to seventh, while Nairo Quintana climbed back into the top 10 at the expense of Contador.

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  • Dow closes at record as Target's outlook lifts retail shares

    Treasuries notched their first weekly gain in three, bolstered by Fed Chair Janet Yellen's gradualist tone on policy tightening as inflation languishes below the central bank's 2 percent target. In the latest economic data, the consumer price index was unchanged in June, while retail sales fell 0.2%. Rate hikes will come more gradual in the future.

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  • West Virginia players scarce on All-Big 12 preseason team

    West Virginia players scarce on All-Big 12 preseason team

    Kansas State begins is 2017 season and seven-game home schedule with the ninth-annual K-State Family Reunion on Saturday, Sept. 2, against Central Arkansas. Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield was named Big 12 Preseason Offensive Player of the Year, while Kansas junior Dorance Armstrong Jr. Dalton Risner (offensive line) and D.J.

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  • Jose Mourinho told Man United need six summer signings

    Jose Mourinho told Man United need six summer signings

    You can nearly guess what the conversation would have been like over at Old Trafford or in Los Angeles, where United are camped for their preseason tour. The Telegraph claims United have had a bid rejected for Dier already, while Fabinho is still said to be an option for Mourinho, despite reports claiming the Brazilian is close to a deal with Atletico Madrid.

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  • David Griffin pulls his name out of Knicks GM, President search

    David Griffin pulls his name out of Knicks GM, President search

    Then he reportedly pulled himself from consideration for the dual role of general manager and president on Sunday. Sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski that the Knicks and Griffin were at odds over Griffin not having full authority on basketball decisions and over Griffin's preference to bring in his own staff.

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  • International Olympic Committee planning refugee team at 2020 Tokyo Games

    International Olympic Committee planning refugee team at 2020 Tokyo Games

    High Commissioner for Refugees in refugee camps around the world", the IOC said on its official website. "The IOC has closed all of its obligations with the organizing committee in December 2016", spokesman Mark Adams told reporters at a news conference, adding that the IOC had already "contributed a record amount to the successful staging of the Olympic Games and the Paralympic Games".

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  • Top draft pick Markelle Fultz signs contract with Philadelphia 76ers

    Top draft pick Markelle Fultz signs contract with Philadelphia 76ers

    The 76ers were playing in a Summer League game against the Golden State Warriors on Saturday, and with 8 minutes, 26 seconds remaining in the third quarter, Fultz ran through the lane trying to making a running block from behind. Both Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons have had to sit out entire seasons due to injuries. And then was out for the season and underwent minor knee surgery.

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  • Rahm co-leads Irish Open, Hend in hunt

    Rahm co-leads Irish Open, Hend in hunt

    Out in one over 37, the lone Ulsterman in the field played lovely on the back nine, grabbing three birdies to finish the day on six under par . There was frustration on day two for fellow Sheffielder Matt Fitzpatrick who failed to build on his excellent opening round which left him two shots off the lead.

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  • Spider-Man: Homecoming Gets $15.4 Million In Thursday Previews

    Spider-Man: Homecoming Gets $15.4 Million In Thursday Previews

    For those not interested in superhero fare, the highly regarded romantic comedy "The Big Sick" also arrives this week, as does the post-apocalyptic indie drama "The Survivalist". It works just as well on the level of basic entertainment , somehow making the ludicrous Vulture villain into a believable antagonist, thanks much in part to the back-story and a grounded performance by Michael Keaton .

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  • Arjun Tendulkar's Yorker Sends England Batsman Limping Out Of Nets

    Arjun Tendulkar's Yorker Sends England Batsman Limping Out Of Nets

    In the biopic "Sachin - A Billion Dreams", there were quite a few instances as well where Sachin Tendulkar could be seen guiding Arjun to bowl at the desired lengths at the nets. However, after initial check up by Engaldn's physio, England's wicketkeeper and No 5 was declared alright in no danger of missing the Test. For once, it became scary for the cricketer as well as for the whole team as an injury would mean his dismissal from the upcoming Test match against South Africa.

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  • Valentina Shevchenko says she'll leave heart in octagon at UFC 213

    Kenny Florian, a Bostonian UFC fighter-turned-FOX analyst, is intrigued by how that might affect the result at T-Mobile Arena. And the Brazilian wasn't intimidated when she defended her title vs. Just three days before Shevchenko, Nunes and the entire UFC world find out. Amanda Nunes has won each of her last five fights and ended four of those fights in the first round.

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  • George Hill agrees to three-year, $57M deal with Kings

    George Hill agrees to three-year, $57M deal with Kings

    One initial reaction to these contracts is that the Kings have done well to get great veterans to help their young team grow. Randolph has more post moves and jab-steps then anybody in the league, so having him to teach Skal Labissiere and Willie Cauley-Stein for two seasons bodes well for their development.

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  • Kerber gets through on Centre Court at Wimbledon

    Kerber gets through on Centre Court at Wimbledon

    Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic walked off the center court at Wimbledon in a similar fashion following their abbreviated matches that saw their opponents retire due to injuries. The two big guns in the men's draw - Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer - were scheduled to play one after the other on Center Court on Tuesday at Wimbledon .

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  • Red Sox SS Xander Bogaerts scratched from Sunday lineup

    Red Sox SS Xander Bogaerts scratched from Sunday lineup

    Toronto signed worldwide free agent shortstops Miguel Hiraldo and Leonardo Jimenez on Sunday. The Blue Jays are assured of losing both series over their six-game homestand. "He's one of the best in baseball", Jays manager John Gibbons said of Sale. "You've got to be selective but in the end sometimes that first pitch is the best one you see".

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  • Carey Price resigns with Habs for 8-years, $84 million

    Carey Price resigns with Habs for 8-years, $84 million

    A native of Anahim Lake, British Columbia, Price was the Canadiens' first pick (fifth overall) at the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. Despite some injury concerns, there are few players in the game today that can change a game, or a season the way Price can when he suits up for his team.

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  • Coke Zero 400: 5 takeaways from NASCAR at Daytona

    Coke Zero 400: 5 takeaways from NASCAR at Daytona

    Kyle Larson's auto got hit and went flying before crashing into the inside wall with seven laps to go, bringing out the 13th caution of the night -- a red flag that forced a stoppage. Stenhouse drove his vehicle under Larson's while it was in mid-air to escape damage. He took it down pit road once more but the team determined the damage was too much and had him drive the vehicle straight to the garage thus ending his night .

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