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Dodgers end World Series drought with 3-1 victory over Rays

  By Rebecca Bryan Agence France-Presse ARLINGTON, TEXAS (AFP) The Los Angeles Dodgers ended their 32-year wait for a World Series title on Tuesday, beating the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 to claim the Major League Baseball crown at last after …

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Cristiano Ronaldo flies back to Italy after positive test

  LISBON, PORTUGAL (AFP) — Cristiano Ronaldo, who has tested positive for Covid-19, left the Portuguese team camp near Lisbon on Wednesday to fly back to Northern Italy on his private jet, local media reported. The Juventus player’s jet took …

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Scores arrested in LA after violence in wake of Lakers win

  LOS ANGELES (AFP) — Nearly 80 people were arrested and eight police officers were injured overnight Sunday in downtown Los Angeles after Lakers fans went on a rampage following the team’s 17th NBA championship, police said Monday. “What started …

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LA Lakers crush Miami Heat to capture 17th NBA title

  ORLANDO, FLA (AFP) — The Los Angeles Lakers, fueled by superstar LeBron James’s triple-double, dominated the Miami Heat 106-93 on Sunday to win a record-equalling 17th NBA championship but their first in a decade. James added another chapter to …

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Foles pilots Bears to 20-19 NFL win over Brady’s Bucs

  WASHINGTON (AFP) — Cairo Santos booted a 38-yard field goal with 1:13 remaining to lift the Chicago Bears to a 20-19 NFL victory over Tom Brady’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday. The Bears defeated a Brady team for the …

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LeBron savours ‘winning time’ after Lakers victory

  ORLANDO, FLA (AFP) — The Los Angeles Lakers maintained their remarkable fourth quarter winning streak as they secured the game four victory over Miami on Tuesday that left them on the brink of a 17th NBA crown. The Lakers …

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NBA Finals: Butler’s 40-point triple-double brings Heat back into finals contention

Tennie Sumague EBC New York Bureau (Eagle News) –  Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra didn’t care what anyone thought about his team after going down 0-2 in the NBA finals Friday night. “If you want something badly enough, you’ll figure …

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Brady throws five TDs as Buccaneers rally, Burrow gets first NFL win

  LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Tom Brady threw five touchdowns to five different receivers to lead the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a come-from-behind 38-31 NFL win over the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday in Tampa, Florida. Six-time Super Bowl champion …

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Relentless Butler propels Heat to game 3 win over Lakers

  MIAMI (AFP) — The Miami Heat, fueled by a 40-point triple-double from Jimmy Butler, clawed their way back into the NBA Finals with a 115-104 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday. The under-manned, under-sized, underdog Heat turned …

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NBA Finals: Inside Lakers’ LeBron James and Anthony Davis Court Chemistry

Tennie Sumague EBC New York Bureau (Eagle News) – This era in the NBA comprises several elite dynamic duos: Paul George-Kawhi Leonard, Nikola Jokic-Jamal Murray, James Harden-Russell Westbrook, Luka Doncic-Kristaps Porzingis. None, however, stands out more than LeBron James and …

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NBA Finals: LeBron-Anthony Davis “humbled”, Shaq-Kobe Comparison

Tennie Sumague EBC New York Bureau (Eagle News) – The Anthony Davis-LeBron James tandem is proving to be too much for the short-handed Miami Heat. The two All-Stars dominated again Friday night scoring a combined 65 points to give the …

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NBA’s 76ers snap up Rivers

  WASHINGTON (AFP) — Doc Rivers has reached agreement to coach the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers just three days after parting ways with the Los Angeles Clippers, ESPN reported Thursday. Citing unnamed team sources, the US sports broadcaster reported Rivers had agreed to a five-year …

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