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`COMMERCE CITY, CO - MARCH 22: A large United States flag is stretched out by fans to celebrate a goal as United States players return to kickoff position during a FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifier match between Costa Rica and United States at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on March 22, 2013 in Commerce City, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
  • Valentina Shevchenko stuns Holly Holm at UFC Chicago

    A traumatic start at Valentina Shevchenko's training camp didn't deter her from pulling off another shocking upset in the UFC women's bantamweight division. Shevchenko, from Kyrgyzstan, stunned Holly Holm on Saturday night at UFC Chicago, unanimously outpointing the former UFC champion. Less than two months ago, Shevchenko was at a chicken restaurant in Lima, Peru, when it was raided by armed robbers.

    Associated Press
  • Kyle Busch sweeps poles at Indy

    Kyle Busch wins the pole at Indy after qualifying rounds despite usually having trouble at this track. The win earns him the first starting spot in the Brickyard 400.

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  • New 55-and-Better Ryan Homes in River Crossing

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  • Josh Norman steers clear of trash talk war with Odell Beckham

    Josh Norman showed remarkable restraint. You’d figure that after New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham told GQ that Norman was only relevant because of him, Norman would to respond in kind. Norman is not afraid of mixing it up.

    Shutdown Corner
  • deGrom battered in Mets loss to Marlins, presented by W.B. Mason

    Jacob deGrom lasted just 3 2/3 innings and a less-than-dominant Jose Fernandez was still plenty good enough to lead the Marlins past the Mets, 7-2, on Saturday night at Marlins Park.

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  • Report: Mavericks up final deal with Dirk Nowitzki to two-years, $50 million

    After a few years of Dirk Nowitzki giving Mark Cuban and the Dallas Mavericks major financial concessions to help pay for a better team, the Mavericks are paying him back. Dallas is signing Nowitzki to a larger-than-expected two-year, $50 million contract, reports Marc Stein of ESPN. The Dallas Mavericks and face of the franchise Dirk Nowitzki have finalized their expected new deal with another bump in pay that sets the star forward up to earn $50 million over the next two seasons and play until age 40, league sources told ESPN. Sources said Friday that the Mavericks have tacked an additional $10 million onto the original two-year, $40 million contract that the sides, as ESPN first reported, agreed to earlier this month.

    ProBasketballTalk
  • A Commuter’s Ideal Spot in Silver Spring

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    Norbeck Crossing offers newly designed luxury elevator residences less than a mile from the Metro Red Line and the ICC. From the mid $200s.

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  • Pulisic says Klinsmann links to England made sense

    England has its new head coach locked into a deal but one American believes the rumors surrounding his current national team manager made perfect sense. Sam Allardyce officially took over the Three Lions on Friday but rising U.S. Men’s National Team attacker Christian Pulisic told Goal that he wouldn’t have been surprised if Jurgen Klinsmann made the jump to England. “They’ve seen how much he’s turned our country around and of course England would like to do the same,” Pulisic told Goal. Klinsmann’s success during his playing days was undoubted, and all of it was even headlined by the 1990 World Cup title. While his track record as a coach has raised skepticism, the German is said to be highly

    ProSoccerTalk
  • Driver switch on No. 88 car won’t mean spotter switch for Chase Elliott

    INDIANAPOLIS — Eddie D’Hondt, who was Jeff Gordon’s spotter the past three seasons, will remain rookie Chase Elliott’s spotter even with Gordon’s return, Elliott confirmed. T.J. Majors, who spots for Dale Earnhardt Jr., will be Gordon’s spotter as Gordon drives the No. 88 Chevrolet while Earnhardt recovers from concussion-like symptoms that will keep him out this weekend at Indianapolis and next weekend at Pocono. D’Hondt has been Elliott’s spotter all season. They worked together when Elliott competed in the Xfinity Series. With Gordon in Earnhardt’s car, it will mark the first time in his career that Gordon has driven anything other than the No. 24 in the Sprint Cup Series. “It’s definitely

    NASCAR Talk
  • Which NHL goal scorers were luckiest this season? (Trending Topics)

    A shot from Alex Ovechkin from x location in a high-danger area has a greater chance of going in than one from Zac Rinaldo or even Lee Stempniak. With this in mind, we can reasonably extrapolate that guys like Patrick Kane, who led the league in points and finished second in goals only behind Ovechkin are generally going to appear to be more “lucky” than the average NHLer when their stats are viewed without context. What that basically means is that Kane had a shooting percentage of 16 percent in all situations last year, nearly doubling the NHL average of 8.5 percent.

    Puck Daddy
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  • NFL to review domestic violence allegations against Elliott

    The NFL says it is reviewing domestic violence allegations against Dallas Cowboys rookie Ezekiel Elliott. A police report says Elliott denied allegations that he assaulted his girlfriend early Friday in Columbus, Ohio, causing bruises and abrasions. Three witnesses told police they didn't see Elliott assault the 20-year-old woman.

    The Associated Press
  • Kreider is part of the best thing going for the Rangers

    Much like the Montreal Canadiens with Carey Price, it’s true that, to some extent, the New York Rangers still go as far as Henrik Lundqvist can take them. Still, this summer and Chris Kreider‘s new deal reminds us of one of the best things going for the Rangers: their young group of forwards. As you can see here, Rick Nash and Tanner Glass are the only forwards above age 30 (both at 32). New York got younger in its recent, splashy trade; Mika Zibanejad generates comparable production to Derick Brassard and is five years younger. That move seems nice now (getting the better pick is quite the cherry on top), but it could look even better down the line. The Rangers still eye a possible salary arbitration

    ProHockeyTalk
  • Rosberg edges out Verstappen to lead final Hungary practice

    Nico Rosberg gave Mercedes a clean sweep of practice sessions in Hungary by topping FP3 on Saturday morning, edging out Red Bull’s Max Verstappen by two-thousandths of a second. Rosberg led second practice on Friday afternoon, and spent the majority of the final session at the top of the timesheets as drivers enjoyed the final runs ahead of qualifying later today. A fastest lap of 1:20.261 on the super-soft tire gave Rosberg P1 at the checkered flag, but his advantage was far less comfortable than he would have liked. Red Bull arrived in Hungary expected to run Mercedes close, but failed to match the German marque for pace on Friday. However, Verstappen managed to turn up the wick and produce

    MotorSportsTalk
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  • Why does Texas support Houston in the Big 12? Ranking 4 conspiracy theories

    Thursday, Texas leadership did a grandiose gesture that left everyone confused. The conventional wisdom has long been that Texas schools would not want to add Houston to the Big 12, as that would give yet another in-state recruiting rival Power 5 status. Big 12 expansion is a non-starter unless it includes University of Houston.

    SB Nation
  • VIDEO: Joel Embiid Looks Healthy, Ready to Dunk on Fools

    A reliance on grainy bursts of practice footage has turned Joel Embiid into half-hooper, half-Bigfoot for Sixers fans. Until he plays his first game in a Sixers uniform, short clips will have to do. It helps when they look like this: That's NBA skills coach Drew Hanlen working with Embiid, and I don't know if I can put together a string of words to properly summarize what's taking place. The dunk is a display of the brute force Embiid can throw at opponents, but the finesse showed on the up-and-under finish is exquisite. When he has an opportunity to show off his talent, you can see why Sam Hinkie gambled on his ability to stay healthy. Embiid's Philadelphia debut can't come soon enough. JOJO

    Liberty Ballers
  • How sparring with Manny Pacquiao gave Viktor Postol newfound confidence

    Can Viktor Postol overcome the odds against Terence Crawford on Saturday? LAS VEGAS – Viktor Postol’s introduction to Freddie Roach wasn’t quite as random as Manny Pacquiao’s, but Postol is hopeful that aligning with the seven-time Trainer of the Year can have a fraction of the positive impact upon him that it had on the Filipino superstar. Roach turned Pacquiao from a good but unknown fighter with plenty of flaws into a world champion in a record eight weight divisions.

    Kevin Iole
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  • Allardyce outlines immediate England plans

    New England manager Sam Allardyces intends to get to know his staff as he settles into life at the helm of the national team.

    Omnisport Video
  • What does Sunderland managerial change mean for USMNT’s, Spurs’ Yedlin?

    DeAndre Yedlin left the United States for England in January 2015, the latest step in a career trajectory simply described as “Up”. Yedlin, now 23, acclimated to life in the Premier League before making a late season appearance with Tottenham to close the 2014-15 season. The next year saw him force into Sam Allardyce‘s Sunderland lineup, transforming his defensive acumen in a way that few USMTN fans could deny during this summer’s Copa America Centenario (That pesky red card aside).

    NBC Sports
  • Hope Solo shows everyone how she plans to beat the Zika virus in Brazil

    Hope Solo’s priorities for the Summer Games in Brazil can be characterized as the following: 1) bring home a fourth straight Olympic gold medal for the United States women’s national team and 2) do everything possible not to come home with the Zika virus. The chances of Solo and her American teammates achieving the former are pretty favorable, considering the U.S. won the Women’s World Cup last year and head coach Jill Ellis has been proactive in keeping the squad energized by incorporating exciting, young talent like Mallory Pugh. Because the goalkeeper tweeted a picture on Thursday night showing off quite the arsenal of insect repellent to keep any Zika-carrying mosquitoes away.

    FC Yahoo
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  • Derrick Rose on Knicks: “They’re saying us and Golden State are the super teams”

    Derrick Rose has never lacked confidence. At times it’s an irrational confidence — which is why New Yorkers will relate to him. You’re going to need that belief in yourself to be a little guard (officially 6’3″) weaving your way through the trees of the NBA in the paint to become an MVP. You’re going to need that to bounce back from multiple knee injuries and still be an impactful NBA player. Optimism about yourself and the future can lead to great things. Then there’s the other edge of the sword. The Knicks had an interesting off-season adding Rose, Joakim Noah, Courtney Lee, Brandon Jennings and coach Jeff Hornacek to Carmelo Anthony and Kristaps Porzingis. Lang Whitaker of NBA.com asked Rose

    ProBasketballTalk
  • Once a Dodger, Mike Piazza cemented his Hall of Fame legacy as a Met

    Catcher Mike Piazza will enter the Hall of Fame on Sunday as a Met . Mike Piazza was a star by 1996, this in a town that knew what stars looked like, that lived among them. On a rainy night in Denver, on a mound so slick his pitcher opted to ditch his windup completely, he caught a no-hitter, and when he raced out to celebrate found the restrained Hideo Nomo would require some encouragement.

    Tim Brown
  • Former Vikings and Cardinals coach Dennis Green dies at age 67

    Dennis Green, who led the Minnesota Vikings to 97 wins in his 10 seasons as their head coach, died of cardiac arrest at age 67. The news of Green’s death was reported by multiple outlets including NFL.com. Green coached 13 NFL seasons, from 1992-2001

    Shutdown Corner
  • How HelloFresh is Changing the Way People Eat

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  • Sabres, NHL respond to Evander Kane’s situation

    It seems like both the NHL and Buffalo Sabres are taking a wait-and-see approach when it comes to Evander Kane facing charges related to a June incident at a bar. Unlike Sabres GM Tim Murray expressing frustration with Kane shortly following the alleged incident, Buffalo’s release didn’t really share much emotion. Here’s the short release: Again, the NHL seems comfortable with following a simple path. The Buffalo News’ Mike Harrington points out that the league often waits until situations go through legal processes before deciding to do anything in-house. Long story short, this is still a fluid situation. For more, check out this post from earlier on Friday.

    ProHockeyTalk
  • Joe Pavelski on his golf game, Stanley Cup run, World Cup of Hockey (Puck Daddy Q&A)

    Joe Pavelski is modest when asked about his golf game. The San Jose Sharks captain will put his game to the test this weekend at the American Century Championship featuring over 80 celebrities from the entertainment and sports worlds. Pavelski enters the tournament a 30/1 favorite.

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  • Red Sox analyst Remy struck by monitor as wind causes havoc

    BOSTON — Red Sox TV analyst Jerry Remy was hit in the head by a falling TV monitor as swirling winds caused havoc during the first inning at Fenway Park. Remy was sent home from Boston’s game Saturday night against the Minnesota Twins but is expected back Sunday. Former player Steve Lyons, also an analyst during some games, came in for Remy.

    NBC Sports
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  • Report: Michigan State and Penn State will play at the Palestra

    Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo has previously expressed a desire to coach a game at the legendary Palestra in Philadelphia and it appears he’ll get his chance in a Big Ten game this season. According to a report from Brendan F. Quinn of MLive, Penn State will use the Palestra as its home gym for the Jan. 7, 2017 Big Ten game against Michigan State. It is the only time the two teams are scheduled to play during Big Ten season and Penn’s home gym will offer a unique setting for the game. Since the capacity of the Palestra is 8,722, it should make for a fun atmosphere for both programs since this will be a game both fan bases will likely want to attend. With Nittany Lions head coach Pat Chambers

    CollegeBasketballTalk
  • Arsenal’s Wenger: “We will spend big” on the right players

    While Manchester United and Liverpool have been the clubs grabbing headlines with transfers this summer, Arsene Wenger would like to remind you that: A) There’s plenty of time left in the window. B) Arsenal has a lot of money. C) They did sign Granit

    NBC Sports