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Carli Lloyd atones for PK miss, sends USWNT to semifinals

FRISCO, Texas --  United States women's national team captain and reigning FIFA Women's World Player of the Year Carli Lloyd collected a rebound off her penalty kick that had been blocked by Mexico goalkeeper Cecilia Santiago, and knocked in the game-winner in the 80th minute.It was a huge sigh of relief for Lloyd and the U.S., who will advance to the semifinals of this CONCACAF...
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If you question whether Shaq can still dunk, here's your answer

Be honest: As former NBA great Shaquille O'Neal has settled into retirement, you've probably questioned at some point or another whether the Big Aristotle could still throw it down. On Saturday, you got your answer.Shaq and his fellow TNT broadcasters took part in a special edition of "Open Court" that aired prior to Saturday night's All-Star festivites, in which the Hall of Fame...
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Aaron Gordon brings different mindset to his basketball career

TORONTO -- It was early Saturday morning. Aaron Gordon, Orlando Magic sophomore and NBA Slam Dunk Contest participant, arrived in his hotel room.Despite the fact that he would compete in the drawcard event of NBA All-Star Saturday in less than 24 hours, he was more concerned about getting food than rest. Gordon wasted no time in ordering room service to feed himself, and his guests...
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Connect live: Fans can vote now on multiple RaceDay questions

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Report: Peyton Manning attempted to cover up 1996 sexual assault allegation

Less than a week after winning the Super Bowl in what could be the final game of his 18-year NFL career, an alleged incident from Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning’s past was brought to light in great detail Saturday.The New York Daily News’ Shaun King published a 5,000-word story explaining sexual assault allegations made against Manning by athletic trainer Dr. Jamie...
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You need only 6 seconds to watch Coach Pop's All-Star defense on Kobe

Sunday marks the 2016 NBA All-Star Game in Toronto, and it's a pretty big one, given that it's Kobe Bryant's last time at All-Star weekend as a player.With the clock ticking down on Kobe's playing days, everyone's making the most of their time with the Los Angeles Lakers star — including long-time rivals such as San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich. And while the All-Star game...
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Is Giovani dos Santos in line for Mexico recall?

Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio met with Giovani dos Santos to discuss a potential return to the national team setup.Osorio and dos Santos discussed dos Santos’ situation during a meeting in southern California on Friday. The two men discussed several topics -- including dos Santos’ place in the pecking order and his potential inclusion for the World Cup qualifiers against Canada...
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Juventus snag dramatic winner to seize Serie A summit

Simone Zaza's late strike earned Juventus a dramatic 1-0 victory over Napoli that saw the club go top of the table for the first time this season after Saturday's showdown in Turin, extending the reigning champion's winning streak in Serie A to 15 games.Massimiliano Allegri's men knew they would leapfrog their opponents with maximum points, but were unable to break down the...
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Size matters: Warriors' Draymond Green 'guarantees' improbable win in Skills Challenge

The NBA's Skills Challenge is a relatively new event that typically tests the league's smallest and quickest players on how fast they can pass and dribble their way through an obstacle course.It's at risk of being a mundane event, the overlooked appetizer before fans get to feast on the Three-Point Shootout and Slam-Dunk Contest. But this year's competition features several big guys...
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Drake's Kentucky Blue Jordan's just took over All-Star Weekend

It's safe to assume that every weekend since 2011 has been owned by Drake. But this weekend, with his hometown Toronto hosting NBA All-Star Weekend—and him receiving a key to the city—is extra special for hip-hop's longtime overlord.As if Drizzy's life could not get any sweeter, he just posted a picture of brand new Kentucky Blue OVO Jordan 8s, a shoe that's bound to takeover...
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Whitlock: Cam, Peyton just latest victims of race-baiting war on social media

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Giants already have seen enough, name Madison Bumgarner their Opening Day starter

The San Francisco Giants are wasting no time as the gear up for an even-number year.On Saturday, Manager Bruce Bochy removed any remaining ounce of doubt about Opening Day by announcing Madison Bumgarner will get the nod at Milwaukee.Bumgarner, who went 18-9 with a 2.93 ERA and 234 strikeouts last season, was the 2014 World Series MVP.Since the 2009 season, San Francisco has missed...
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Alabama lands MAC star WR transfer Gehrig Dieter

The rich got a little bit richer on Saturday.National champs Alabama landed Bowling Green grad transfer WR Gehrig Dieter who tweeted out that he's transferring. The 6-3, 207-pound wideout was a go-to receiver for one of the nation's top offenses in 2015. Dieter caught 94 passes for 1,033 yards and 10 TDs. He also ate up Tennessee in the Bowling Green opener going for seven catches...
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Russell Westbrook's take on playing for the Lakers is perfect: 'Nah'

For most NBA free agents-to-be, dancing around the question of where they'd like to play on their next contract is an art form. For Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook, being asked about his free agency plans is an excuse to get right to the point.Even though he won't be a free agent until the summer of 2017, the topic of whether Westbrook would like to play for the...
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Bayern's Holger Badstuber out 3 months with broken ankle

Holger Badstuber's injury woes returned on Saturday when the Bayern Munich defender broke his ankle in training ahead of Sunday's Bundesliga trip to Augsburg.The club announced the 26-year-old was taken to hospital for surgery and will be out for three months.It is the latest in a catalogue of injuries which have plagued the Germany international's career over recent years.A cruciate...
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Noah Syndergaard shares unique strategy to battle 'The Walking Dead' zombies

Count New York Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard among those excited about the return of "The Walking Dead."Syndergaard threw his support behind apocalyptic leader Rick Grimes' band of survivors, but Thor won't be swinging Mjolnir when battling the walkers. Nah, he has a better idea:Kansas City Royals fans likely aren't amused, however, after Syndergaard came high and tight with...
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Meb qualifies for fourth Olympics, while Rupp wins trials in marathon debut

Meb Keflezighi qualified for his fourth Olympics while long distance track-and-field runner Galen Rupp won the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials in his marathon debut in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday.Rupp, who won the silver medal behind Mo Farah in the 10,000 meters at the 2012 London Summer Olympics, finished the 26.2 miles in a little over two hours and 11 minutes on what was said to...
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Crew SC responds to mean tweets after jersey hate

Columbus Crew SC revealed a new kit inspired by the city flag of Columbus on Wednesday. It did not go well.The reaction of social media was swift and vicious. The unusual combination of colors -- a primarily yellow and white top with red and bright blue cuffs on the sleeves, plus bright blue shorts and white socks -- sparked immediate condemnations and prompted quick comparisons...
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2016 Slam Dunk Contest will be spectacular -- but with a clear favorite

The NBA's Slam Dunk Contest might be the most unpredictable event in a sport that thrives on spontaneity. It sizzles at the apex of world-class creativity and unparalleled athleticism. Each year, some of the most important memories in NBA history are created at this event—€”except for when they aren't.On Saturday night, we have a pretty interesting field, headlined by defending...
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Dortmund star Aubameyang's crazy outfit goes viral

Is it an ice bear? A yeti? Cruella de Vil?Nope, that's just Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang:The Borussia Dortmund ace may have sat out Saturday's home win vs. Hannover with an injury, but he was still undoubtedly the center of attention.Watching from the stands dressed in a furry white coat, white hoodie and baby blue hat, Aubameyang looked like he came straight out of a bad 1990s hip...
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Results: Joey Logano fastest in Practice 2 for Daytona 500

Team Penske drivers Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski showed the way in the second round of Daytona 500 practice Saturday afternoon at Daytona International Speedway, topping the speed charts in the nearly 2-hour session.Logano was first at 195.933 miles per hour, followed closely by Keselowski’s lap of 195.848 mph, both speeds being set late in the session. Ryan Blaney made it an...
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Ken Griffey Jr. named Honorary Starter for the Daytona 500

Newly elected Baseball Hall of Fame centerfielder Ken Griffey Jr. will serve as Honorary Starter of the 58th annual Daytona 500, which takes place Feb. 21 at Daytona International Speedway (FOX, noon ET).A veteran of 22 seasons, Griffey received a record 99.32 percent of the vote (437 of 440) by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. Griffey played for 13 seasons with the...
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Carmelo Anthony's response to latest trade rumors: 'I'm not going anywhere'

That hot rumor about the three-team trade that would send Carmelo Anthony from the Knicks to the Cavaliers and Kevin Love from the Cavs to the Celtics ... forget about it. At least for now.During an interview with Sirius XM NBA Radio on Saturday, Anthony said, "I'm not going anywhere."And because he has a no-trade clause, Anthony actually does have the control.On Friday, the New...
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Chicago Fire continue rebuild by sending Shipp to Montréal

Chicago Fire continued its rebuilding process by sending Homegrown midfielder Harry Shipp to Montréal Impact on Saturday.Montréal sent undisclosed amounts of general and targeted allocation money to the Fire in exchange for the 24-year-old midfielder.The move represents the latest in a series of alterations designed to reshape the sputtering Fire under the guidance of general manager...
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Elliott will try to extend hot streak against Lightning

While it's unclear how long he'll remain in Tampa Bay, Steven Stamkos can get the Lightning's home win streak into record territory before it's time to make that crucial decision.After playing the hero in the latest game, Stamkos will try to help Tampa Bay tie its all-time mark with a 10th consecutive home victory Sunday night against the St. Louis Blues.With the chances of re-signing...
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