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Raptors, with eye on postseason, face Magic

The Toronto Raptors will be out to sweep the season series from the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night as they ...


Nets' LeVert looks to repeat success vs. Celtics

About a week before the NBA was put on pause due to the coronavirus pandemic, Caris LeVert delivered the best ...


Islanders set sights on finishing off Panthers

The New York Islanders will go for a sweep of their best-of-five Eastern Conference play-in series against the Florida Panthers ...


NHL roundup: Hurricanes cap 3-game sweep of Rangers

Warren Foegele scored the go-ahead goal in the third period, and goalie James Reimer made 38 saves in his series ...


Canucks fend off Wild comeback bid, tie series

The Vancouver Canucks spread goals among four scorers and held on in the final seconds to defeat the Minnesota Wild ...


Canucks fend off Wild comeback, tie series

The Vancouver Canucks spread goals among four scorers in a 4-3 win and held on in the final seconds to ...


Nats return from lengthy break, down Mets

Howie Kendrick homered and collected four hits as the host Washington Nationals built an early lead and recorded a 5-3 ...


Storm sink Sun in second half

After an even first half, the Seattle Storm pulled away from the Connecticut Sun over the final 20 minutes to ...


Fried fires six strong innings as Braves rout Jays

The Atlanta Braves supported the stellar pitching of Max Fried with three home runs and took a 10-1 win over ...


Leafs D Muzzin hospitalized after hitting head

Toronto defenseman Jake Muzzin was hospitalized Tuesday evening after taking an awkward fall and appearing to hit his head late ...


Flames rout Jets, grab 2-1 series edge

Sean Monahan collected one goal and two assists, and the Calgary Flames used another dominating second period to claim a ...


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Flashpoint Beirut: Blast comes on eve of Hariri assassination verdict

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The world has been shocked by the severity of a huge blast which has rocked Beirut, killing ...

No precedent for Trump to take cut of TikTok deal

NEW YORK, New York - President Donald Trump's demand that the U.S. government get a cut from a potential Microsoft ...

Names of 9 youthful Marines and Sailor killed in AAV tragedy named

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper has paid tribute to the youthful eight Marines ...

Taoiseach Micheal Martin pays tribute to John Hume

DUBLIN, Ireland - Taoiseach Micheal Martin joined a long list of Irish, Northern Ireland global leaders on Monday in paying ...

Trump orders agencies to employ Americans ahead of foreigners

WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump said Monday that he had fired the chair of the Tennessee Valley Authority, criticizing ...

New Cold War looms as Chinese-U.S. relations edge closer to collapse

Tensions between the United States and China are rising as the U.S. election nears, with tit-for-tat consulate closures, new U.S. ...

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No precedent for Trump to take cut of TikTok deal

NEW YORK, New York - President Donald Trump's demand that the U.S. government get a cut from a potential Microsoft ...

Phil Kearns to head Australia's 2027 Rugby World Cup bid

Two-time Rugby World Cup-winner Phil Kearns will lead Australia's bid to host the tournament in 2027, the sport's national governing ...

Mexico's coronavirus tally nears 4.5-lakh mark

Mexico City [Mexico], August 5 (ANI/Sputnik) The overall number of COVID-19 cases in Mexico has increased to 449,961 after 6,148 ...

In Nod To Russia, U.S. Condemns Foreign Military Involvement In Libya

WASHINGTON -- The United States has said it is "deeply troubled" by growing violence in Libya and called on foreign ...

China wants to avoid confrontation with US over consulates closure

Washington DC [US], Aug 5 (ANI): Chinese ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said that Beijing hopes to avoid ...

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Raptors, with eye on postseason, face Magic

The Toronto Raptors will be out to sweep the season series from the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night as they ...


Nets' LeVert looks to repeat success vs. Celtics

About a week before the NBA was put on pause due to the coronavirus pandemic, Caris LeVert delivered the best ...


Goalies face scrutiny as Coyotes, Predators prepare for Game 3

Coaches for the Arizona Coyotes and Nashville Predators are facing difficult decisions on their starting goalies for Game 3 of ...


Islanders set sights on finishing off Panthers

The New York Islanders will go for a sweep of their best-of-five Eastern Conference play-in series against the Florida Panthers ...


Brooks Koepka aims for rare 3-peat on the PGA's big stage

If Woods wants to capture his fifth career PGA Championship title and 16th major overall, he'll need his best game ...


Fulham return to Premier League promised land after play-off glory

Fulham made an instant return to the Premier League on Tuesday, beating Brentford 2-1 at Wembley in what is regarded ...


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