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Qatar's emir hopes 2022 World Cup can heal Arab world divisions

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For the first time, the tournament is set to take place in the Middle East, as host-nation Qatar faces a blocked by Gulf countries.
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Michelle Obama and Beyoncé's Mom Were Last Seen Partying Together at a Beyoncé Concert

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The city of Paris had many reasons to party on Sunday night. For one, the French soccer team won the 2018 World Cup. For another, it was Bastille Day. And the third? Beyoncé and Jay Z put on their On the Run II tour at Paris's Stade de France - and their front-row fans were none other than former First Lady Michelle Obama and Beyoncé's own mom, Tina Knowles Lawson. Best of all, the two beloved matriarchs were snapped seeming to enjoy each other's company, hanging out and dancing joyfully together to Beyoncé's hits during the show. (Obama's younger daughter Sasha was also reportedly in...
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This Is What You Missed While the World Cup Was On

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From LeBron's new team to Ronaldo, via the U.S. Open, there was a lot on.
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World Cup 2018 Best XI: France's Champions Lead the Top Players in Russia

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France is the 2018 World Cup champion, and it's no surprise that Les Bleus feature quite heavily in our team of the tournament.
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France's World Cup Team Crashed a Press Conference to Soak Their Coach in Champagne

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It was raining champagne on Sunday night for France ‘s World Cup championship.
After winning the World Cup final over Croatia 4-2 , France coach Didier Deschamps was busy fielding questions about the winning team at a post-championship press conference when the team got a little raucous. Players-including Antoine Griezmann, Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappewere-stormed the press conference screaming Deshcamps's name and showering him with champagne and some number of energy drinks.
“They are completely crazy, those lads,” said a grinning, wet Deschamps after the players had left. “They're young...
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U.S Defeats World in a power-packed Futures Game

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Taylor Trammell homered and tripled to win the MVP Award
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England and Belgium in the final? How Goldman Sachs' computer predictions went haywire at the World Cup

England and Belgium in the final? How Goldman Sachs' computer predictions went haywire at the World Cup

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Goldman Sachs' statistical model for the World Cup sounded impressive: The investment bank mined data about the teams and individual players, used artificial intelligence to predict the factors that might affect game scores and simulated 1 million possible evolutions of the tournament. The model was updated as the games unfolded, and it was wrong again and again. It certainly didn't predict the final opposing France and Croatia on Sunday.
The failure to accurately predict the outcome of soccer games is a good opportunity to laugh at the hubris of elite bankers, who use similar complex...
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3 takeaways from the MLB Futures Game at Nationals Park

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Major League Baseball's Futures Game at Nationals Park on Sunday was a showcase more than an actual game, even if score was kept and the U.S. team earned a 10-6 win over the World team. By the end, it started resemble a home run derby. The top prospects were split into two squads based on hometown,...
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U.S. women's soccer team takes over the spotlight with Women's World Cup up next in 2019

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There's a lot of soccer to be played before the 2019 World Cup, but Carli Lloyd and other U.S. national team players already have the tournament on their minds.
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Rockies score 3 in 9th, LeMahieu HR in 10th tops Braves 5-3

Rockies score 3 in 9th, LeMahieu HR in 10th tops Braves 5-3

ATLANTA - The Colorado Rockies struck for three runs with two outs in the ninth inning, then DJ LeMahieu homered over the center field wall in the 10th Saturday night in a 5-3... Read more ...

Watford maintains perfect start with 3-1 win over Burnley

Watford maintains perfect start with 3-1 win over Burnley

BURNLEY, England - Watford cruised to a 3-1 victory over Burnley on Sunday to extend the London side's perfect start to the season and a place among the Premier League's early... Read more ...

Waring wins Nordea Masters for 1st European Tour title

Waring wins Nordea Masters for 1st European Tour title

MOLNDAL, Sweden - Paul Waring of England captured his first European Tour title at the 200th attempt by beating Thomas Aiken in a playoff to win the Nordea Masters on Sunday. Read more ...

Sun rises, flags fall on opening night of swimming finals

Sun rises, flags fall on opening night of swimming finals

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Sun Yang thought he'd seen it all in his glittering swimming career. That was until Sunday's opening night of swimming finals at the Asian Games. Read more ...

Nick Foles injury update: Eagles QB will return to practice Sunday

Nick Foles injury update: Eagles QB will return to practice Sunday

Coach Doug Pederson told reporters that Foles is "fine" and will split reps with Carson Wentz, who was cleared for 11-on-11 drills. Read more ...

WATCH: Nun throws perfect pitch before White Sox game

WATCH: Nun throws perfect pitch before White Sox game

Sister Mary Jo Sobieck showed off an arm-bounce before firing the ball straight over the plate. Read more ...

Deontay Wilder opens up as slight favorite over Tyson Fury

Deontay Wilder opens up as slight favorite over Tyson Fury

With the battle now set between WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder and lineal champ Tyson Fury, it's time to place bets on who will walk out the winner. Read more ...

Navy looks to Perry to rack up during team's traveling show

Navy looks to Perry to rack up during team's traveling show

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Navy is handing the keys to its triple-option offense to Malcolm Perry. Read more ...

Chiefs sign CB Orlando Scandrick to 1-year deal, report says

Chiefs sign CB Orlando Scandrick to 1-year deal, report says

Scandrick signed with the Redskins in March after being cut by the Cowboys but was released by Washington on Tuesday. Read more ...

Aly Raisman says USA Gymnastics still isn't reaching out to abuse victims

Aly Raisman says USA Gymnastics still isn't reaching out to abuse victims

"You can't be the ‘new USA Gymnastics' if you really don't care," the gold medalist said. Read more ...