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NASCAR New Hampshire 2014 results: Brad Keselowski takes Camping World RV Sales 301

NASCAR New Hampshire 2014 results: Brad Keselowski takes Camping World RV Sales 301

Brad Keselowski cruises to NASCAR Sprint Cup win, completes New Hampshire weekend sweep. For Brad Keselowski, it’s beginning to look an awful lot like 2012 when everything went right on the way to a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series title. Keselowski led 138 of the last 232 laps to win Sunday’s Camping World RV Sales...

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Costa Rica and Greece go to penalties: Live updates

Costa Rica and Greece created plenty of scoring chances — more than anyone assumed either would — but they could only score one goal apiece. And even after an extra 30 minutes of soccer, they haven’t been able to separate themselves, and head to penalties tied up at 1-1. Bryan Ruiz scored the opening...

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Costa Rica vs. Greece: Final score 1-1 (5-3), 10-man Ticos win on penalties

Costa Rica vs. Greece: Final score 1-1 (5-3), 10-man Ticos win on penalties

Costa Rica took the lead against Greece then saw themselves reduced to 10 men, with Greece equalising in the last minute. But the Ticos held on to clinch a win on penalties thanks to the heroics of Keylor Navas. Despite being reduced to 10 men for the last third of the game, Costa Rica...

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2014 Quicken Loans National results: Justin Rose wins playoff at Congressional

2014 Quicken Loans National results: Justin Rose wins playoff at Congressional

On a weekend where Congressional played as tough as a U.S. Open, last year’s winner of America’s national championship emerges with a playoff win in the Quicken Loans National. Justin Rose won the 2014 Quicken Loans National on Sunday evening, but again, the course, Congressional, may have been the biggest victor. The four leaders...

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Keylor Navas is Costa Rica’s hero again

Keylor Navas is Costa Rica’s hero again

Keylor Navas was nearly perfect in Costa Rica’s group stage wins over Italy and Uruguay. He was perfect in their draw against England. And on Sunday, he was spectacular again, denying Greece on numerous occasions to help guide his 10-man team to penalties. It felt like the shootout was going to be Navas’ moment...

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Costa Rica fans freak out after beating Greece in penalties (as they should)

Costa Rica fans freak out after beating Greece in penalties (as they should)

Costa Rica wasn’t supposed to make it to the World Cup quarterfinal, but they did — and they’re partying. Costa Rica is the Cinderella story of the World Cup: After topping England and Uruguay and Italy to win their group, they held off Greece in penalties being down to 10 men for the entirety...

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An in-depth analysis of Air Bud winning World Series MVP in ‘Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch’

An in-depth analysis of Air Bud winning World Series MVP in ‘Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch’

Perhaps you’re familiar with the Air Bud series of movies. I was reminded of them today by Bill Hanstock, who is an incredible reviewer of sports movies with comedic flaws, but today professed that he did not intend to cover the Air Bud franchise. So I wanted to bring something to your attention. The first movie,...

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Oklahoma vs. Baylor reaction and highlights: Oklahoma offense dominated by Baylor D

Oklahoma vs. Baylor reaction and highlights: Oklahoma offense dominated by Baylor D

Baylor silenced many of their critics Thursday night, easily handling a stout Oklahoma defense and emerging as a true national title competitor with a 41-12 win in Waco. The game began in decidedly un-Baylor fashion, as the usually high-flying Bears struggled to move against the Sooner defense, leaving Oklahoma with a 5-3 lead midway...

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Bobcats coach Steve Clifford checks into hospital after ‘not feeling well’

Bobcats coach Steve Clifford checks into hospital after ‘not feeling well’

The Charlotte Bobcats announced Friday morning that coach Steve Clifford checked into the hospital Thursday night after “not feeling well.” Clifford was held overnight as a precaution and is undergoing more tests. His status for Friday night’s game against the New York Knicks is still yet to be determined. If Clifford is unable to...

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Percy Harvin isn’t practicing on Wednesday, still worth a fantasy stash

Percy Harvin isn’t practicing on Wednesday, still worth a fantasy stash

Seattle Seahawks receiver Percy Harvin did not practice on Wednesday. He is not expected to play against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. He’s been out for the entire season after suffering a hip injury in the offseason. Harvin was terrific last year before going down due to injury and he was miles ahead of...

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