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Serena Williams celebrates after match point against Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia in a women's semifinal match on Sept. 6, 2018, at the U.S. Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
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July 17, 2019 - 4:05 pm
Serena Williams will try again for a record-equaling 24th major title as one of 13 Grand Slam women's champions who gained direct entry into the U.S. Open.
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Rory McIlroy
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Mike's On
July 15, 2019 - 6:52 pm
The 148th British Open is just around the corner. This year’s event will be held at Royal Portrush Golf Club in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Rory McIlroy, one of the best golfers in the world, is from Northern Ireland and has thus been tabbed as a possible favorite for the tournament. Click to...
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Alex Morgan, Ali Krieger and Megan Rapinoe at The U.S. Women's National Soccer Team Victory Parade and City Hall Ceremony on July 10, 2019 in New York City.
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July 10, 2019 - 10:44 am
Adoring fans packed New York City's Canyon of Heroes on Wednesday amid a blizzard of confetti to praise the World Cup-winning U.S. women's national soccer team as athletic leaders on the field — and as advocates for pay equity off it. Click to read.
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Women's World Cup
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July 09, 2019 - 10:12 am
The U.S. women's national team arrived in New York on Monday, a day after beating the Netherlands 2-0 to capture a record fourth Women's World Cup title.
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Ticker tape parade
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July 07, 2019 - 2:34 pm
New York City will hold a ticker tape parade this week in celebration of the United States' fourth Women's World Cup title.
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Women's World Cup
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July 07, 2019 - 12:43 pm
LYON, France (AP) — The United States women's soccer team was as good as American players promised — maybe even better. Especially Megan Rapinoe, the pink-haired captain who emerged with the Golden Ball as top player, the Golden Boot as top scorer and a world-wide stature as a champion for gender...
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Chris Herndon scores a touchdown for the Jets.
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July 03, 2019 - 1:50 pm
By John Healy Tight end is one of the more top-heavy positions in fantasy football. There are only a handful of elite tight ends who are worth taking a high pick on in the draft. If you’re unable to grab the likes of a Travis Kelce, Zach Ertz or George Kittle, you will be scouring for value pick...
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Evan Engram
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July 02, 2019 - 2:59 pm
Over the course of his career, Rob Gronkowski defined the elite fantasy football tight end. He was a machine when he was on the field, producing 1,094 yards and 11 touchdowns per 16-game season.
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Carson Wentz drops back for a pass against the Redskins.
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June 27, 2019 - 2:38 pm
By Jordan Cohn Every year, the quarterback remains the deepest position in fantasy. Tom Brady, who finished as the No. 14 quarterback in the 2018 season, averaged two points less per week than the No. 6 quarterback, Aaron Rodgers. Is the differential between those two totals really worth an early-...
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