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Belgium wakes up in 2nd half, rolls past Panama 3-0

Mon, June 18, 2018

Russia_Soccer_WCup_Belgium_Panama_02739Unlike the other World Cup favorites that struggled through their opening matches, Belgium looked every part the title contender.

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Report: Former NC State basketball player Hickson charged in Georgia home invasion

Mon, June 18, 2018

jj.jpgFormer North Carolina State University and NBA forward J.J. Hickson has been charged in connection with an armed robbery in Georgia.

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Koepka's golf legacy secured after 2nd straight Open win

Mon, June 18, 2018

APTOPIX_US_Open_Golf_24376For a guy who has won all of three PGA Tour events, Brooks Koepka has a golf legacy that already is secure.

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The interview remains critical in the NBA draft process

Mon, June 18, 2018

NBA_Draft_The_Interview_Basketball_40642The elevator stopped at the 16th floor of the swanky hotel, and after a few nervous steps down the hallway a soon-to-be professional athlete was ready to face perhaps the most unpredictable part of the NBA draft process.

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Column: Koepka wins an Open where the whiners go home early

Mon, June 18, 2018

US_Open_Golf_77131The whiners went home early, beaten down by Shinnecock Hills and the USGA's clumsy efforts to turn the venerable golf course into something it was never meant to be.

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Texas Tech stuns Gators 6-3 in College World Series opener

Mon, June 18, 2018

CWS_Texas_Tech_Florida_Baseball_46302Texas Tech cleared the hurdle of winning a College World Series opener. It was a high one, too.

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Arkansas rides 8-run inning to 11-5 CWS win over Longhorns

Mon, June 18, 2018

CWS_Texas_Arkansas_Baseball_41281Once Arkansas' offense got rolling against Texas in the sixth inning, nothing could stop the Razorbacks. Not even the weather.

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TV host Jimmy Kimmel beat by Sen. Ted Cruz in charity game

Mon, June 18, 2018

Cruz_Kimmel_Basketball_34410Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has triumphed over late night TV host Jimmy Kimmel in their much-hyped charity basketball game that Kimmel dubbed the Blobfish Basketball Classic.

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Tough course or easy, Brooks Koepka repeats as US Open champ

Sun, June 17, 2018

US_Open_Golf_41539One was about power. The other was about patience.

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Gold: As draft nears, Hurricanes facing several free agent decisions

Sun, June 17, 2018

Carolina Hurricanes beat Tampa Bay LightningThere are several free agent decisions facing Don Waddell and company. From what to pay some of the restricted to whether to bring back Cam Ward to a possible long-term deal for Sebastian Aho, this will be in interesting few weeks.

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