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Bagley, Porter headline list of top forwards in NBA draft

Marvin Bagley III dominated at Duke, while fellow freshman Michael Porter Jr. barely saw action at Missouri due to injury. Yet they’ll likely be the first forwards to hear their names called during Thursday’s draft. 718 more words

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

SOCHI, Russia — Romelu Lukaku scored two goals in a six-minute span and Dries Mertens put in another Monday to give Belgium a 3-0 win over Panama at the World Cup. 123 more words

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Castroneves thinks Bowmanville track for upcoming SportsCar GP suits his style

Helio Castroneves earned one of the formative wins of his open-wheel racing career over two decades ago in Toronto. He’s hoping a return to the area as a rookie on the IMSA WeatherTech Championship Series will yield similar results. 504 more words

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Sweden's height advantage gets to South Korea in World Cup

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia — Sweden’s height advantage got to South Korea.

In an effort to compensate for the disparity, South Korea coach Shin Tae-yong decided to use a backup player in goal because he is the tallest of the team’s three keepers. 254 more words

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Raonic climbs to No. 31 in tennis rankings after making Stuttgart Open final

Canadian Milos Raonic climbed four places to No. 31 in the world tennis rankings while Swiss star Roger Federer, the man who beat him in Sunday’s Stuttgart Open final, reclaimed the top spot from Rafael Nadal. 82 more words

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World Cup goalkeeper Rui Patricio joins Wolves

WOLVERHAMPTON, England — English Premier League newcomer Wolverhampton has signed Portugal World Cup goalkeeper Rui Patricio from Sporting Lisbon.

The transfer is subject to international clearance, Wolves said on Monday. 42 more words

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Teenage star R.J. Barrett added to roster for Canadian senior camp

TORONTO — Teenager R.J. Barrett has been added to Canada’s men’s basketball roster for this week’s training camp and exhibition series ahead of FIBA World Cup qualifying. 314 more words

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