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Toronto FC Wins Over Colorado Rapids

Toronto FC confirmed that it is indeed a team moving upstream after a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Rapids at BMO Field on Sunday afternoon. The victory gives TFC 45 points, good for fourth-place in the MLS Eastern Conference, one spot ahead of D.C. United, a club also with 45 …

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Torrey Smith Says He Is Retiring After 8 Seasons.

One of the best deep threats over the past decade, Smith entered this season ranked third in yards per catch among active players. Smith, 30, played eight NFL seasons with the Baltimore Ravens, San Francisco 49ers, Philadelphia Eagles and Carolina Panthers. He won a Super Bowl title in 2012 and …

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Cubs Go Past Home Run Record.

This is scoreboard-watching season, but Cubs manager Joe Maddon insisted on Saturday morning that he did not realize the Cardinals were playing the Brewers until someone pointed it out. Our goal is to win the division, Maddon said. The Cubs did that in overwhelming fashion on Saturday, pounding out a …

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Joe Johnson Will Be Headed To Pistons.

Former All-Star guard Joe Johnson, who spent last season in the BIG3 league, is headed back to the NBA. Johnson last played in the NBA during the 2017-18 season, splitting that campaign between the Utah Jazz and Houston Rockets. A six-time All-Star, Johnson was one of the NBAs top scorers …

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What Is Rafael Nadal’s Tennis Schedule

Rafael Nadal has not fully decided his schedule for the rest of the season, saying it will depend at least partly on his physical condition. Speaking to press in Mallorca following his win at the US Open, Nadal indicated he will play just a few events. Nadal, who has played …

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Yankees On A Roll With Homeruns.

The 2018 Yankees belted more home runs than any other team in Major League history, setting a record with 267 long balls. Judges fifth-inning blast Sunday was his clubs 268th of the campaign, following earlier homers by Gleyber Torres and Mike Tauchman as the Yankees outslugged the Red Sox in …

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Naomi Osaka Gets Sportsmanship Award.

Naomi and Diego are both tremendous competitors and athletes, but at this years U.S. Open, and throughout the entire summer, they have demonstrated a level of sportsmanship that is even more impressive than their play on the court, said Todd Martin, co-chair of the U.S. Open Sportsmanship Award Selection Committee. …

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Adrian Peterson From Redskins Not Performing Versing Eagles.

The Redskins resurrected Adrian Petersons career, then handed him a big new contract. Sources say that Peterson is expected to be a surprise inactive as the Redskins play the Eagles today. After gaining 1,042 yards last year, averaging 4.2 yards per rush in a comeback season, Peterson is slated to …

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Bandon Dunes Is A Beauty.

Real estate sales were a common path to profit. As dreamed up by an understated golf nut from Chicago, and drawn up by an unknown architect from Scotland, Bandon was patterned on a familiar template its inspirations were such storied links as Ballybunion and Royal Dornoch but as a Stateside …

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Infielder Gavin Lux Starts With Dodgers on Monday.

Infielder Gavin Lux, Los Angeles No. 1 prospect and MLBs No. 9 prospect per MLB Pipeline, will be called up to the Majors for the first time, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said after Sundays 4-3, 11-inning win over the D-backs. Rosters expanded from 25 players to 40 on Sunday, a …

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