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June 14, 2018 - 7:37 am
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — At this point, it all feels familiar for John Strong and Stuart Holden. The lead broadcasters for Fox's English-language coverage of the World Cup in the United States are starting their Russian adventure in Sochi, where they spent time a year ago calling the Confederations Cup...
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FILE - In this Monday Oct. 9, 2017 filer, Iceland's captain Aron Gunnarsson celebrates at the end of the World Cup Group I qualifying soccer match between Iceland and Kosovo in Reykjavik, Iceland. Icelandic footballers are the tallest at the World Cup in Russia, with an average height of 1.85 meters (just over 6 feet), making them especially strong in aerial duels in defense and attack. (AP Photo/Brynjar Gunnarsson, File )
June 13, 2018 - 2:27 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest at the World Cup , including the FIFA Congress vote for the 2026 hosting rights (all times local): 9:23 p.m. In theory, two-time World Cup winner Argentina really shouldn't be fearful of facing tournament rookies Iceland. But there is a bit of worry in the Argentina camp:...
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People take pictures with the mascot of the 2018 soccer World Cup, the wolf named Zabivaka, in front of the World Cup stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, June 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
June 12, 2018 - 11:23 am
The first woman to call a World Cup match on U.S. television believes the competition in Russia will captivate American audiences despite not having their own team to cheer for. Aly Wagner told "PodcastOne Sports Now" co-hosts Tim Dahlberg and Jim Litke that while the U.S. men's team didn't qualify...
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Former NBA basketball player Dennis Rodman, and Chris Volo, right, arrive at Singapore's Changi Airport on Tuesday, June 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
June 12, 2018 - 1:09 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Former NBA star Dennis Rodman openly wept on television in a live interview from Singapore on Tuesday as President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un met for the first time. He told the Associated Press that he hopes to soon visit the White House. The eccentric former...
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Argentine sportscaster and legendary Telemundo soccer broadcaster Andrés Cantor poses during an interview about his 2018 World Cup assignment, Wednesday May 16, 2018, in New York. Getting ready to broadcast its first World Cup, Telemundo hopes Cantor can persuade American viewers that soccer is better in Spanish. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
June 11, 2018 - 7:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Andres Cantor screamed "Goal!" for 38 seconds, four fortissimo shrieks of shock, elation and hysteria that exceeded even the usual volcanic standard set by the Pavarotti of the pitch. Getting ready to broadcast its first World Cup, Telemundo hopes his huge-capacity lungs persuade...
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Fans react while watching the broadcast of the Golden State Warriors playing the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 4 of the NBA Finals, at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., Friday, June 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Josh Edelson)
June 08, 2018 - 11:20 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on the NBA Finals from Game 4 (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Stephen Curry is up to 37 points and seven 3-pointers as the Warriors lead 102-76 with about 5 ½ minutes left in Game 4. Kevin Durant has a triple-double and needs a strong finish to continue his streak of...
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June 05, 2018 - 5:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News apologized on Tuesday for showing photos of Philadelphia Eagles players kneeling in prayer — not in protest — during a story about President Trump canceling a White House ceremony honoring the team for its Super Bowl victory. The 33-second report aired late Monday with four...
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File-This May 24, 2018, file photo shows Auburn pitcher Casey Mize throwing during the first inning of a Southeastern Conference tournament NCAA college baseball game against Texas A&M in Hoover, Ala. Mize has dazzled scouts for months with his impressive arsenal of pitches. The tantalizingly talented Auburn right-hander could find himself leading off the Major League Baseball draft on Monday night, with the Detroit Tigers ready to go on the clock with the No. 1 pick. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)
June 04, 2018 - 9:33 pm
SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — Casey Mize went from undrafted three years ago all the way to No. 1. The Detroit Tigers selected the Auburn right-hander with the first pick in the Major League Baseball draft Monday night. The announcement at MLB Network studios marked the second time the Tigers led off the...
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In this photo taken on Saturday, March 24, 2018, people hold banners during the Football Lads Alliance (FLA) march in Birmingham, England. A property manager and fan of the soccer team Tottenham Hotspur, John Meighan envisioned a group bringing together working-class people who felt excluded from political influence _ to stand up in opposition, not to Muslims or Islam, but to extremism. It didn’t quite work out that way, as the Football Lads Alliance found itself drawn into the orbit of Britain’s growing far-right. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
June 03, 2018 - 7:24 am
LONDON (AP) — John Meighan had a dream. A property manager and fan of the soccer team Tottenham Hotspur, he envisioned a group bringing together working-class people who felt excluded from political influence — to stand up in opposition, not to Muslims or Islam, but to extremism. They would be...
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FILE - In this April 3, 2016, file photo, former Houston Rockets player Kenny Smith sits near the court during an NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Rockets in Houston.Smith is an outsider looking in right now. The Pistons could change that. Detroit needs a new coach and reportedly has plans to interview the TNT NBA analyst, who has no prior coaching experience. (AP Photo/Bob Levey, File)
May 31, 2018 - 6:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kenny Smith is an outsider wanting in. The Detroit Pistons could change that. Detroit needs a new head coach and reportedly has plans to interview the TNT NBA analyst, who has no prior coaching experience. The former first-round draft pick out of the University of North Carolina...
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