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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – American boxer Floyd Mayweather was named the world’s highest-paid entertainer on Monday on a list that saw actor George Clooney take the No. 2 spot with the highest annual pay of his career. FILE PHOTO: Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. of the U.S. poses in the scale during his official weigh-in at
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PARIS (Reuters) – Newspapers and TV stations hailed France’s World Cup victory on Monday, while clean-up crews worked against the clock to tidy up after a crazy night’s partying in Paris ahead of a victory parade down the Champs Elysees. “Our Day of Glory Is Here” declared Le Figaro, referencing a rousing line from the
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CLEVELAND (Reuters) – Long-struggling U.S. gambling industries hope to cash in on newly legal sports betting, but the growing wave of electronic and mobile gaming choices is considered more likely to change the face of those businesses rather than revive them. FILE PHOTO – A race-goer checks his phone under a bank of televisions showing
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Not even the loudest of thunderclaps could shake Antoine Griezmann on Sunday, as the 27-year-old chose the World Cup final to live up to the star billing his talent has for so long promised. Soccer Football – World Cup – Final – France v Croatia – Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, Russia – July
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ST PETERSBURG (Reuters) – Belgium beat England 2-0 in the World Cup third-place playoff on Saturday to secure their best ever finish at a World Cup and send Gareth Southgate’s side home with a second straight loss. A fourth-minute goal from Thomas Meunier and an 82nd-minute Eden Hazard strike earned Belgium the victory and third
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Croatia will hope that their fierce desperation to accomplish the greatest sporting achievement in the nation’s short life will enable them to lift their battered bodies for one, last assault on France in Sunday’s World Cup final. Equally desperate, which is how it should of course be in the final, are a
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – A stage for new beginnings, a cementer of fortunes, a last resting place for life-long dreams, the 2018 soccer World Cup was so much more than a month-long festival of goals and glory. FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – World Cup – Semi-Final – Croatia v England – Moscow, Russia – July 11,
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The Louisville Slugger knocked it out of the park on Thursday night at Kentucky Speedway. Jul 12, 2018; Sparta, KY, USA; NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Ben Rhodes (41) celebrates after winning the Buckle Up In Your Truck 225 at the Kentucky Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Kareem Elgazzar/The Cincinnati Enquirer Sentinel via USA TODAY NETWORK
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