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Weigl plans September return from broken ankle

Julian Weigl hopes to be fit by September as the Borussia Dortmund midfielder continues to recover from a broken ankle. Weigl required surgery after suffering the injury in a May game against Augsburg, but he was able to run for the first time in his comeback on Friday. The 21-year-old Germany ...

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Horse racing: Can you guess the name of a horse just from its picture?

Could you identify one horse from the other? The ‘wrong horse’ won a race at odds of 50-1 at Great Yarmouth on Thursday. The two-year-old Mandarin Princess was declared the winner, when in fact it was its three-year-old stablemate Millie’s Kiss. Trainer Charlie McBride says he was “stressed and rushing” ...

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Dodgers' Roberts expects nothing but best from Giants (Jul 28, 2017)

LOS ANGELES — The San Francisco Giants are a proud National League franchise with a history that dates back to 1883. Only once have the Giants lost 100 games in a season (1985). They have finished a season with a winning percentage of less than .400 only five times. Those ...

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Four takeaways from Pac-12 media days

On Wednesday, Larry Scott, Commissioner of the Pac-12 Conference, addressed the media, and in his statement, focused on one key phrase: “Pac-12 excellence.” When talking about practices, games, school, and the like, Scott kept coming back to his promise of excellence, a promise he intends to keep moving forward. As a conference, ...

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Rays acquire LHP Dan Jennings from White Sox

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired help for an inconsistent bullpen, obtaining left-handed reliever Dan Jennings from the Chicago White Sox for minor league first baseman Casey Gillaspie. Jennings was 3-1 with a 3.45 ERA in 48 appearances for the White Sox this season. He ...

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Jets claim Whitehead off waivers from Cowboys

6:31 PM ET ESPN.com news services The New York Jets claimed wide receiver Lucky Whitehead off waivers from the Dallas Cowboys on Wednesday. Whitehead, 25, was placed on waivers this week after news broke that he had been charged with shoplifting in Virginia in June. Whitehead proclaimed his innocence, which ...

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Royals get pitchers Cahill, Maurer, Buchter from Padres

DETROIT (AP) — After scrambling back into contention in the AL Central, the Kansas City Royals are gearing up to make another bid for a postseason spot. The Royals acquired three pitchers from the San Diego Padres on Monday, getting starter Trevor Cahill, closer Brandon Maurer and reliever Ryan Buchter. ...

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Margaret Bergmann Lambert, Jewish High Jumper Excluded From Berlin Olympics, Dies at 103

Margaret Bergmann Lambert, a world-class high jumper who was best known for her nonparticipation in the 1936 Berlin Olympics — she was kept off the German team because she was Jewish — died on Tuesday at her home in Queens. She was 103. Her niece Doris Bergman confirmed her death. ...

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From sleeping at the stadium to front-page news – the transformation of women's cricket

Media playback is not supported on this device If you’re going to win the Women’s World Cup, it might as well be the biggest ever staged. When Heather Knight got her hands on the ultimate prize in women’s cricket on an emotional Sunday afternoon at Lord’s, it marked a triumph ...

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Mourinho praises Martial but wants consistency from United star

Jose Mourinho wants more consistency from Anthony Martial after the Manchester United forward impressed in Sunday’s win over Real Madrid. Martial offered a timely reminder of his attacking prowess in United’s 2-1 penalty shoot-out victory following a 1-1 draw at the International Champions Cup in Santa Clara. The France international ...

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