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1976 Olympic champion boxer Howard Davis Jr. dies at 59

  • MIAMI: Olympic champion boxer Howard Davis Jr. has died in Florida. He was 59.His wife says his diagnosis of stage 4 lung cancer in February, just before his birthday, came as a shock, because Davis had never smoked.Karla Guadamuz-Davis tells The Associated Press that her husband died Wednesday...
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5 first-round light heavyweight finishes highlight 2024 PFL Global Season event

  • LAS VEGAS: The Professional Fighters League on Friday returned with Global Season action, with the 11-fight card delivering five first-round finishes coming in the light heavyweight division. The second event of the season featured athletes from the light heavyweight and lightweight divisions...
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6-time MLB All-Star and Cy Young award winner Felix Hernandez joins Baseball United ownership group

  • DUBAI: Baseball United, the first-ever professional league focused on the Middle East and Indian subcontinent, has announced that former Seattle Mariners legend, Felix Hernandez, has joined its investment and ownership group. Spending his entire 15-year career in Seattle, Hernandez went to si...
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8-time MLB All-Star Robinson Cano leads new group investing in Baseball United

  • DUBAI: Baseball United, the first professional baseball league focused on the Middle East and Indian subcontinent, has announced that former Major League Baseball second baseman, Robinson Cano, and five other former MLB stars, have joined its ownership group. The group includes three-time All...
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A-Rod hits No. 659, Yanks beat Mets 6-4 to win Subway Series

  • NEW YORK: Alex Rodriguez hit his 659th home run to move within one of Willie Mays for fourth place on the career list as the New York Yankees took advantage of one mistake after another by the suddenly sloppy New York Mets in a 6-4 victory Sunday.After falling behind early, the Yankees scored...
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A-Rod struggles as Rays beat Yankees in 13th inning

  • NEW YORK: Tampa Bay’s James Loney hit a go-ahead infield single in the 13th inning to give the Rays a 3-2 win at the New York Yankees on Wednesday, closing the gap between the American League East rivals to one game.The Yankees’ city rivals, the New York Mets, also lost as Ichiro Suzuki turned...
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Abreau sparkles as White Sox whip Rays 9-2

  • CHICAGO: Jose Abreu drove in four runs and set a major league rookie record for RBIs through the end of April as the Chicago White Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 9-2 on Sunday.Abreu, who had a two-run home run in the sixth and a two-run single in the seventh, has 31 RBIs. Albert Pujols had the...
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Adams singles in winning run as Cardinals edge Pirates 2-1

  • ST. LOUIS: St. Louis’ Matt Adams hit a bases-loaded single with two outs in the 10th inning to give the Cardinals a 2-1 victory over Pittsburgh on Friday, maintaining their leadership of the National League.The Cardinals stayed two games clear of their nearest rivals, the New York Mets who shut...
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Adams, Carpenter, Wainright conspire in Cards win over Cubs

  • ST. LOUIS: Matt Adams homered, Matt Carpenter drove in two runs and Adam Wainwright saved a tired bullpen by lasting seven innings for the St. Louis Cardinals in their 10-4 win over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.It was hardly a vintage performance by Wainwright (2-1), who struck out eight and...
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Africa Cup of Nations has persevered despite twin risks of infection and injury

  • The Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinals have come and gone. A Mohamed Salah-inspired Egypt will now face hosts Cameroon while Senegal will take on Burkina Faso in the other semifinal. Only four matches remain, including the final on Feb. 6. And while the tournament has recovered from a slow s...
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