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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Croatia defender Domagoj Vida apologized after his team’s World Cup semi-final victory over England on Wednesday after speaking out in support of Russia’s neighbor and adversary Ukraine. Soccer Football – World Cup – Semi Final – Croatia v England – Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, Russia – July 11, 2018 Croatia’s Domagoj Vida during
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Veteran Gerald Green has signed a contract to remain with the Houston Rockets, the team announced Tuesday. May 7, 2016; Miami, FL, USA; Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan (10) shoots over Miami Heat forward Gerald Green (14) during the first quarter in game three of the second round of the NBA Playoffs at American Airlines
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LONDON (Reuters) – Jelena Ostapenko became the first Latvian to reach the Wimbledon singles semi-finals when she subdued Slovakia’s Dominika Cibulkova 7-5 6-4 on Tuesday. Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 10, 2018 Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko celebrates winning her quarter final match against Slovakia’s Dominika Cibulkova
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The sale of the Carolina Panthers from founder Jerry Richardson to new owner David Tepper is complete, the team announced on Monday. David Tepper, founder of Apploosa Management, speaks during the Sohn Investment Conference in New York May 4, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Tepper, 60, was approved unanimously as the team’s new owner at the league’s
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LONDON (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic was kept waiting in the wings till after 7pm local time before he could start swinging his racket against Russia’s Karen Khachanov at Wimbledon on Monday. Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 9, 2018 Serbia’s Novak Djokovic celebrates winning the fourth
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LONDON (Reuters) – Dominika Cibulkova reached the Wimbledon quarter-finals for the third time but made few friends around Court 18 as she beat Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-wei in controversial circumstances on Monday. Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 9, 2018 Slovakia’s Dominika Cibulkova celebrates winning the fourth
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The world’s best overall women’s ski racer Mikaela Shiffrin, who for the second successive year was the highest paid athlete in the sport, said Alpine skiing can serve as a model for equal pay. FILE PHOTO – Alpine Skiing – Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics – Women’s Alpine Combined – Jeongseon Alpine
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Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue had a brief chat with Los Angeles Lakers coach Luke Walton during summer league action in Las Vegas on Saturday and plans to have dinner with him soon, according to the Los Angeles Times. Jun 8, 2018; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue speaks to the media
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LONDON (Reuters) – Serena Williams was considered a ‘dangerous floater’ a week ago, but halfway through Wimbledon the American now looks favorite to win an eighth, and perhaps most special, title. FILE PHOTO: Jul 6, 2018; London, United Kingdom; Serena Williams (USA) celebrates match point during her match against Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) on day five
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SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – Croatia finally ended Russia’s unlikely World Cup dream when they won 4-3 on penalties to eliminate the gallant hosts in a dramatic quarter-final which ended 2-2 after extra time on Saturday. Soccer Football – World Cup – Quarter Final – Russia vs Croatia – Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia – July 7,
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