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Sarri: Becoming Juventus coach is a 'crowning achievement'

Sarri: Becoming Juventus coach is a 'crowning achievement'

SUMMARY: Sarri reportedly has a massive bonus in his contract if he leads Juventus to the elusive European title.

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Vast archive of Russian doping data handed to track body

Vast archive of Russian doping data handed to track body

SUMMARY: The files, originally from the Moscow drug-testing laboratory, could reveal more past doping offenses by top Russian athletes, even if they were originally covered up.

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Head of European soccer opposes FIFA Africa role for Samoura

Head of European soccer opposes FIFA Africa role for Samoura

SUMMARY: Aleksander Ceferin, the head of European soccer, was among the FIFA vice presidents asked by Infantino on Thursday to hastily approve Samoura’s appointment as FIFA General Delegate for Africa for an initial six months from August.

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Pakistani officials: Bodies of 2 Chinese climbers found

Pakistani officials: Bodies of 2 Chinese climbers found

SUMMARY: The officials say the two died amid harsh winter weather.

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Twins visit the Royals in division matchup

Twins visit the Royals in division matchup

SUMMARY: Twins Injuries: Adalberto Mejia: 60-day IL (calf), Byron Buxton: 10-day IL (wrist), Marwin Gonzalez: 10-day IL (hamstring), Ehire Adrianza: 10-day IL (abdominal).

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Wainwright expected to start as Cardinals host the Marlins

Wainwright expected to start as Cardinals host the Marlins

SUMMARY: Marlins Injuries: Jose Urena: 60-day IL (back), Drew Steckenrider: 60-day IL (elbow), Caleb Smith: 10-day IL (hip), Pablo Lopez: 10-day IL (shoulder), Riley Ferrell: 60-day IL (bicep), Julian Fernandez: 60-day IL (elbow), Peter O’Brien: 10-day IL (ribcage), Neil Walker: 10-day IL (quad), Martin Prado: 10-day IL (hamstring), Garrett Cooper: day-to-day (tricep), Jon Berti: 10-day IL (oblique), Chad Wallach: 10-day IL (concussion).

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Baltimore takes 8-game slide into matchup with Seattle

Baltimore takes 8-game slide into matchup with Seattle

SUMMARY: Orioles Injuries: Josh Lucas: 10-day IL (shoulder), Nate Karns: 60-day IL (forearm), Alex Cobb: 60-day IL (lumbar strain), DJ Stewart: 10-day IL (ankle), Dwight Smith Jr.: 10-day IL (concussion), Trey Mancini: day-to-day (arm), Mark Trumbo: 60-day IL (knee).

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Nationals play the Phillies after Scherzer's solid performance

Nationals play the Phillies after Scherzer's solid performance

SUMMARY: Phillies Injuries: David Robertson: 60-day IL (elbow), Pat Neshek: day-to-day (undisclosed), Adam Morgan: 10-day IL (forearm), Tommy Hunter: 60-day IL (arm), Jerad Eickhoff: 10-day IL (biceps), Seranthony Dominguez: 10-day IL (elbow), Victor Arano: 60-day IL (elbow), Andrew McCutchen: 10-day IL (knee), Adam Haseley: 10-day IL (groin).

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Mets, streaking Conforto set for matchup with Cubs

Mets, streaking Conforto set for matchup with Cubs

SUMMARY: Mets Injuries: Justin Wilson: 10-day IL (elbow), Jason Vargas: day-to-day (foot), Noah Syndergaard: 10-day IL (hamstring), Drew Smith: 60-day IL (elbow), Jeurys Familia: 10-day IL (shoulder), Luis Avilan: 10-day IL (elbow), Brandon Nimmo: 10-day IL (neck), Yoenis Cespedes: 60-day IL (heels), Jed Lowrie: 60-day IL (knee).

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Struggling Astros look to break 4-game slide against Yankees

Struggling Astros look to break 4-game slide against Yankees

SUMMARY: Astros Injuries: Joe Smith: 10-day IL (achilles), Collin McHugh: 10-day IL (elbow), Lance McCullers Jr.: 60-day IL (elbow), George Springer: 10-day IL (hamstring), Aledmys Diaz: 10-day IL (hamstring), Carlos Correa: 10-day IL (rib), Max Stassi: 10-day IL (knee).

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U.S. Might Be the World Cup’s Best Team. It Is Definitely the Best Draw.

U.S. Might Be the World Cup’s Best Team. It Is Definitely the Best Draw.

SUMMARY: They just show up, drink and go to a game, Mr. Bariteaud said, while acknowledging that he might be simplifying a bit.

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Her Tears of Joy Celebrated the Resilience of a Battered Team

Her Tears of Joy Celebrated the Resilience of a Battered Team

SUMMARY: After Thailand’s captain, Kanjana Sung-Ngoen, scored in the waning minutes against Sweden, Lamsam began crying and hugged her team’s coach.

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After 3 World Cup Games, England Sees Itself With a Few More to Run

After 3 World Cup Games, England Sees Itself With a Few More to Run

SUMMARY: The group stage provides ample supporting evidence: England has won all three of its games, conceding just one goal.

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U.S. Faces Sweden at the World Cup With Something to Gain but Even More to Prove

U.S. Faces Sweden at the World Cup With Something to Gain but Even More to Prove

SUMMARY: A loss to Norway in the 1995 World Cup semifinals was followed by a gold medal in the 1996 Olympics.

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For China’s ‘Steel Roses,’ World Cup Is Only the Latest Letdown

For China’s ‘Steel Roses,’ World Cup Is Only the Latest Letdown

SUMMARY: BEIJING — China’s national team did not blaze through the group stage of the World Cup in France as much as stumble.

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David Ortiz Shooting Was Case of Mistaken Identity, Officials Say

David Ortiz Shooting Was Case of Mistaken Identity, Officials Say

SUMMARY: Rodríguez said both Ortiz and a friend named Sixto David Fernandez, the intended target of the shooting, were wearing dark shirts with yellow trim.

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2019 NHL Awards: Tampa Bay Lightning's Nikita Kucherov wins Hart Trophy

2019 NHL Awards: Tampa Bay Lightning's Nikita Kucherov wins Hart Trophy

SUMMARY: Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov (L) had 128 points (41 goals, 87 assists) and secured his first Hart Trophy.

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Anaheim Ducks buy out final two seasons of Corey Perry's contract

Anaheim Ducks buy out final two seasons of Corey Perry's contract

SUMMARY: File Photo by Mark Goldman/UPI | License PhotoJune 19 (UPI) -- Anaheim Ducks veteran winger Corey Perry had the final two years of his contract bought out, the team announced Wednesday.

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Minnesota Twins place Marwin Gonzalez on IL with hamstring strain

Minnesota Twins place Marwin Gonzalez on IL with hamstring strain

SUMMARY: Minnesota Twins infielder Marwin Gonzalez suffered a strained right hamstring against the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night.

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Watch: New York Yankees' CC Sabathia earns milestone 250th career win

Watch: New York Yankees' CC Sabathia earns milestone 250th career win

SUMMARY: Sabathia recorded his 250th win after tossing six innings of three-hit, one-run ball in a 12-1 win against the Rays.

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