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Ranking top-20 NFL running backs heading into 2018

4 days 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

4 days 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

4 days 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

4 days 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

4 days 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

4 days 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

4 days 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

4 days 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

4 days 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

4 days 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™

4 days 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

4 days ago   |   By CBSSports

Consider this your guide to watching the best games at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia
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Belgium Vs. Panama: Romelu Lukaku Fires Red Devils To Win In World Cup Game

Belgium Vs. Panama: Romelu Lukaku Fires Red Devils To Win In World Cup Game

Patience paid dividends in Belgium's 2018 FIFA World Cup opener. Belgium beat Panama 3-0 on Monday in Russia in their 2018 World Cup Group G opener. Dries Mertens put Belgium... Read more ...

Mexico beats defending champion Germany 1-0 at World Cup

Mexico beats defending champion Germany 1-0 at World Cup

Defending World Cup champions have been finding it hard to get out of the group stage lately, and Germany is proving no exception. The 2014 champions, ranked No. 1 in the... Read more ...

Japan team at World Cup troubled by earthquake, hotel alarm

Japan team at World Cup troubled by earthquake, hotel alarm

Word of a deadly earthquake in Japan and an early-morning false alarm at a team hotel have given the Samurai Blue unsettling moments at the World Cup Read more ...

Portugal's Andre Silva wary of Morocco in second World Cup match

Portugal's Andre Silva wary of Morocco in second World Cup match

Portugal will face Morocco at the 78,000-seater Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on Wednesday after playing out a 3-3 draw in opener Read more ...

Watch Granqvist score on the penalty to give Sweden a 1-0 lead

Watch Granqvist score on the penalty to give Sweden a 1-0 lead

Sweden takes the 1-0 lead! Read more ...

Egypt's Ramadan Sobhi does not fear coming up against 2018 Fifa World Cup...

Egypt's Ramadan Sobhi does not fear coming up against 2018 Fifa World Cup hosts Russia

The 21-year-old Pharaohs' attacker believes that the North Africans have what it takes to beat the hosts on Tuesday Read more ...

Own goal in injury time lifts Iran over Morocco at World Cup

Own goal in injury time lifts Iran over Morocco at World Cup

Aziz Bouhaddouz headed a free kick into his own net in the fifth minute of injury time to gift Iran a 1-0 victory over Morocco on Friday at the World Cup. Read more ...

Russia, Egypt match at World Cup could test close ties

Russia, Egypt match at World Cup could test close ties

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia Not since the Cold War days of the 1950s and 1960s has Egypt been as close to Russia as it is now. Read more ...

Minnesota Vikings to add late Dennis Green to Ring of Honor

Minnesota Vikings to add late Dennis Green to Ring of Honor

The Minnesota Vikings will induct the late Dennis Green in the club's Ring of Honor this season, the team announced Monday. Read more ...

Canada's Colton Flasch stuns world champ Niklas Edin at Champions Cup

Canada's Colton Flasch stuns world champ Niklas Edin at Champions Cup

Saskatoon's Colton Flasch upset world champion Niklas Edin of Sweden 5-3 at the Champions Cup on Friday. Read more ...