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Ranking top-20 NFL running backs heading into 2018

7 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarker

NFL running backs, while at times underappreciated, are among the most dynamic and exciting players to watch in the league.Some franchises devote their complete offensive schemes around their star running back. Meanwhile, other teams employ a combination of talents and use a running back committee to move the chains.With NFL offseason practices winding down until training camp, we thought it would be fun to rank the top running backs in the league heading into the 2018 season.20. Rashaad Penny, Seattle SeahawksThe Seahawks spent their first-round pick on Penny to bolster last year's anemic...
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Destination Russia: Japan

7 monthes ago   |   By ESPN FC

Shinji Okazaki and Japan are aiming to improve upon their round-of-16 finishes in 2002 and 2010, as they begin their World Cup journey in Group H.
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Bruce Arena makes his World Cup picks

7 monthes ago   |   By ESPN FC

Bruce Arena makes his picks for the World Cup, including which CONCACAF team has the best chance of reaching the knockout stages.
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Wimbledon 2018 women's contenders: Ten of the favourites to win Wimbledon, their form, fitness & grass-court schedules

Wimbledon 2018 women's contenders: Ten of the favourites to win Wimbledon, their form, fitness & grass-court schedules

7 monthes ago   |   By Live Tennis

Serena Williams, defending champion Garbine Muguruza and world no. 1 Simona Halep are among the favourites to win Wimbledon in 2018: We look at how all the top contenders for the title are shaping up ahead of The Championships.
Watch and bet on tennis live from Wimbledon at bet365 > live streaming > tennis (geo-restrictions apply; funded account required or to have placed a bet in the last 24 hours to qualify) With not long to go before the third Grand Slam of the year begins on Monday 2 July, all the players from seven-time champion Serena Williams to the likes of dark horse Anett...
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The shared, harsh gambling reality for World Cup, US Open

The shared, harsh gambling reality for World Cup, US Open

7 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

Soccer's World Cup and golf's US Open both begin Thursday. They share something else in common - futures prices that don't offer much betting value. Let's look at prices for the top contenders in each event. We've put the equivalent win percentage in parenthesis. We'll start with the U.S. Open, as that event gets under...
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America failed to make the World Cup. Here's who you should root for instead

7 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

After years of qualifiers, months of hype, and weeks of roster speculation, the 2018 World Cup is set to finally kick off Thursday in Russia. Thirty-two teams from around the world will descend on Moscow, St. Petersburg, and nine other cities to compete for four years of global bragging rights. The U.S. men's national team, after a spectacular flameout on a muggy night last October in Trinidad and Tobago, will not be among them. So if you're an American outlaw - or just another neutral fan marooned without a favorite team - who should you root for? With so many options to potentially...
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Russian politician warns women against sex with foreigners during World Cup

Russian politician warns women against sex with foreigners during World Cup

7 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

As millions are expected to visit Russia for the World Cup, one politician is warning women against being too friendly. Tamara Pletnyova said in an interview with Govorit Moskva radio station Russian women should abstain from sex with foreigners visiting the country for the tournament, citing concerns about a possible spike in single-parent families. The Family, Women...
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Russia 2018 World Cup schedule: Dates, start times, complete fixtures, TV channel, live stream info

7 monthes ago   |   By CBSSports

The 21st installment of the FIFA World Cup will be held in Russia from June 14 to July 15
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World Cup kits 2018: Ranking the best and worst uniforms to be showcased in Russia

7 monthes ago   |   By CBSSports

These are all the kits that will be worn by stars like Messi, Ronaldo, Neymar and Salah in Russia 2018
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World Cup 2018: These Seven Games ‘Can't-Miss' Contests Of Group Stage

7 monthes ago   |   By NESN

Who among us really has the time to complete the “64-Game Challenge?”
The 2018 FIFA World Cup will begin Thursday in Russia with the first of 64 international soccer games that will take place over the next month. Total global viewing audiences will be in the billions with some games, the World Cup final for example, drawing numbers that might near the 10-figure mark on their own.
A fortunate few will complete the challenge but what about those who can't realistically watch every World Cup game? How does he or she decide which to catch and which to miss?
We're here to help.
Just 16 of the...
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Like it or not, VAR is coming to the FIFA World Cup™

Like it or not, VAR is coming to the FIFA World Cup™

7 monthes ago   |   By Fox Sports

Not sure what VAR is? You're not alone. Watch this video to learn all about video assistant referee.
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Russia 2018: Top 10 FIFA World Cup games to watch in the group stage

7 monthes ago   |   By CBSSports

Consider this your guide to watching the best games at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia
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MLB hot stove: Yankees, Adam Ottavino reportedly agree to 3-year deal

MLB hot stove: Yankees, Adam Ottavino reportedly agree to 3-year deal

New York added another strikeout specialist to a bullpen already brimming with them. Read more ...

Barcelona vs Levante Betting Tips: Latest odds, team news, preview and...

Barcelona vs Levante Betting Tips: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions

Barca have won the tournament in each of the last four seasons and we are backing them to claim victory at Camp Nou against the side from Valencia Read more ...

Shannon Sharpe isn't buying Andy Reid's comments about seeing no decline in...

Shannon Sharpe isn't buying Andy Reid's comments about seeing no decline in Tom Brady

Shannon Sharpe talks NFL on today's show. Hear why Shannon is not buying Andy Reid saying he hasn't seen any decline in Tom Brady before their AFC Championship matchup. Read more ...

Chris Broussard responds to Kyrie Irving's call to LeBron apologizing and...

Chris Broussard responds to Kyrie Irving's call to LeBron apologizing and asking about leadership

Kyrie Irving recently called LeBron James and apologized for his behavior during their time together with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Hear what Chris Broussard thinks Kyrie's call... Read more ...

Chiefs aim to end 49-year Super Bowl drought Sunday vs Pats

Chiefs aim to end 49-year Super Bowl drought Sunday vs Pats

It has been 49 years since the Kansas City Chiefs have won the AFC championship, a long and painful streak that could end with a victory Sunday over the New England Patriots Read more ...

'Everything about him screams Liverpool' - Klopp delighted with new...

'Everything about him screams Liverpool' - Klopp delighted with new Robertson contract

The 24-year-old is now an undisputed member of the Reds first team and has extended his stay until June 2024 with a fresh deal Read more ...

Emery unsure on Mislintat's future in difficult transfer window for Arsenal

Emery unsure on Mislintat's future in difficult transfer window for Arsenal

The Gunners' highly-rated head of recruitment may be heading out of Emirates Stadium with those in north London already struggling to land fresh faces Read more ...

Rams can't beat Saints if they don't hide Marcus Peters from Michael Thomas

Rams can't beat Saints if they don't hide Marcus Peters from Michael Thomas

Marcus Peters vs. Michael Thomas will be the matchup that decides the NFC championship game... unless the Rams wisely keep their struggling corner away from the Saints' star... Read more ...

Too-early college football 2019 All-America team

Too-early college football 2019 All-America team

David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer Close ACC reporter. Joined ESPN in 2012. Graduate of the University of Delaware. Follow on Twitter Remember all the fun we had debating Tua... Read more ...

Pistons' Blake Griffin fined $15K for verbal abuse of a game official

Pistons' Blake Griffin fined $15K for verbal abuse of a game official

The incident occurred at the conclusion of Detroit's 100-94 loss to the Jazz on Monday. Read more ...