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US senator asks Canada to protect Erdo?an critic Kanter during NBA finals

Trail Blazers player is an opponent of Turkish presidentBlazers could travel to play Toronto Raptors in finalsThe NBA playoffs have been swept up in diplomatic drama, with US senator Ron Wyden expressing concern for the safety of Portland Trail Blazers…

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Tiger Woods named in wrongful death lawsuit involving former employee

Nicholas Immesberger was killed in drink driving incidentParents says their son was served alcohol at Woods’s restaurantTiger Woods has been named in a wrongful death lawsuit involving a former employee at his Florida restaurant, The Woods.The parents …

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Athletes are shot dead all the time in the US. It makes grim, tragic sense

Three young athletes were shot to death in the last week alone. When you factor in race, guns and politics in the US, tragedies are inevitable“A senseless act of violence.” That’s how University of New Mexico athletic director Eddie Nuñez described the…

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University of Georgia sprinter seriously injured after being impaled on javelin

Elija Godwin ran into javelin during practice sessionAthlete expected to make full recovery after collapsed lungA University of Georgia sprinter is expected to make a full recovery after he was impaled on a javelin during a practice session on Tuesday….

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Donald Trump is a horse racing expert – who knew? Now cricket awaits his input | Marina Hyde

After his insistence political correctness interfered with the Kentucky Derby the US president’s UK visit during the Cricket World Cup is an opportunity not to be missedGiven that his online trophy cabinet already includes accolades like “most tweets s…

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Tiger Woods receives highest civilian award from Donald Trump – video

Donald Trump has awarded golfer Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honour. The US president described Woods as a “true legend, an extraordinary athlete who has transformed golf and achieved new levels of domina…

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As the Kentucky Derby approaches, deaths pose existential questions for US racing

A rash of deaths at the famous Santa Anita Park in California has left many wondering about the future of horse racing in AmericaTank Team, Unusual Angel, Secret Street, Derby Treasure, Noise Mandate, Amboseli. There will be no statues built at Santa A…

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Donald Trump to award Tiger Woods with Presidential Medal of Freedom

Golfer won first Masters title in 14 years last monthWoods and Trump are long-time golf and business partnersTiger Woods’s rehabilitation continues with the news that he will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom in a ceremony next week at the Whit…

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Radio host Mike Francesca questions character of Giants pick who was shot

Corey Ballentine’s teammate was killed in Topeka shootingFrancesca appears more concerned about Giants’ reputationProminent sports radio host Mike Francesca appears to have blamed New York Giants draft pick Corey Ballentine for a shooting in which he w…

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Giants draft pick Ballentine injured and college teammate killed in shooting

23-year-old Dwane Simmons killed in Topeka, Kansas shootingWashburn coach pays tribute to well-liked playerCorey Ballentine was selected shortly before friend’s deathThe New York Giants sixth-round draft selection Corey Ballentine has been injured and …

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Trump sends support to NFL draft pick who called Kaepernick a ‘clown’

Trump tells new 49ers QB Nick Bosa: ‘Stay true to yourself’Bosa, 21, deleted posts that criticized Colin ‘Crappernick’When college athlete and future NFL star Nick Bosa realized he might get drafted to a team in liberal San Francisco, he started deleti…

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Former Texas tennis coach admits to $100,000 bribe in college admissions scandal

Michael Center pleads guilty to taking bribe from fixerCase has ensnared wealthy parents across AmericaThe former men’s tennis coach at the University of Texas at Austin pleaded guilty on Wednesday to accepting a $100,000 bribe in the college admission…

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Justin Gimelstob pleads no contest to assaulting friend during trick-or-treat session

Former tennis player and coach given three years’ probationRandall Kaplan says Gimelstob hit him multiple times Prosecutors in Los Angeles say tennis broadcaster and coach Justin Gimelstob has pleaded no contest to misdemeanor assault for attacking a f…

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The Warriors gamble their soul as they swap Oakland for San Francisco

Franchises relocate all the time, but what Golden State are doing this summer by moving across the Bay Area matters in ways that go beyond sportsThere is no precedent in American pro sports for the relocation that the Golden State Warriors will make th…

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The Warriors gamble their soul as they swap Oakland for San Francisco

Franchises relocate all the time, but what Golden State are doing this summer by moving across the Bay Area matters in ways that go beyond sportsThere is no precedent in American pro sports for the relocation that the Golden State Warriors will make th…

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British woman one of last to quit ‘toughest ultra-marathon’

Nicky Spinks, 51, pulled out of 100-mile Barkley race in the US, which no one finished this yearThere have only ever been 15 people who have crossed the finish line of the Barkley Marathons in the US – the equivalent of climbing Mount Everest twice – a…

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Commander in Cheat? Donald Trump’s 18 golf tournament wins examined

In an extract from his book on Donald Trump and golf, Rick Reilly explains why the president’s game can tell us more about him than a roomful of psychologistsDonald’s Trump’s boast about winning 18 club championships is a lie that’s so over-the-top Cra…

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Commander in Cheat? Donald Trump’s 18 golf tournament wins examined

In an extract from his book on Donald Trump and golf, Rick Reilly explains why the president’s game can tell us more about him than a roomful of psychologistsDonald’s Trump’s boast about winning 18 club championships is a lie that’s so over-the-top Cra…

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Kristaps Porzingis denies rape allegation, attorney for NBA star says

New York Post reported claim of attack when star was at KnicksAttorney for Dallas Mavericks forward alleges extortionAn attorney for Kristaps Porzingis acknowledged on Saturday that a woman has accused the NBA star of rape, but said the Dallas Maverick…

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‘Embarrassing and strange’: Boxer kisses female reporter on lips during interview

Kubrat Pulev ends interview with Jennifer Ravalo with kissBulgarian had just beaten Bogdan Dinu in Las VegasBulgarian heavyweight boxer Kubrat Pulev had distinguished himself by knocking out Bogdan Dinu in Las Vegas on Saturday night, his 27th victory …