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The Princess, the Private Investigator and Another Inquiry for FIFA

2 hours 56 min ago
The Jordanian princess, whose brother twice lost bids for the FIFA presidency, has been discretely working with British investigators for more than a year to collect evidence of soccer corruption.
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Playing Football Before 12 Is Tied to Brain Problems Later

3 hours 1 min ago
The Boston University study links cognitive and behavioral problems later in life — among all players, not just in the N.F.L. — to playing tackle at a young age.
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Keeping Score: Nationals Join Elite Teams Who Have Crushed Their Divisions

5 hours 17 min ago
Washington is in position to join a small group of clubs that have won by 20 games or more.
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Lions 24, Giants 10: Giants Sputter Against Lions in Odell Beckham Jr.’s Return

Tue, 2017-09-19 12:36
Beckham, who was recovering from an ankle injury, returned to the lineup but could not save the Giants from stumbling to an 0-2 start to the season.
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Mystics Discover Hurdles on the Way to a W.N.B.A. Breakthrough

Tue, 2017-09-19 12:09
Washington made a big splash by acquiring Elena Delle Donne in the off-season, but its ambitions were derailed by a combination of overseas commitments and injuries.
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On Soccer: After Chelsea Ties Arsenal, a Feeling Something Has Been Lost

Tue, 2017-09-19 12:09
Casting off the last member of a generation of player-warriors, Chelsea still can bare its teeth, but it seems to be missing its customary bite.
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Woman Wins Championship Motorcycle Race for First Time

Tue, 2017-09-19 12:08
Ana Carrasco, a 20-year-old from Spain, has been riding since she was 3.
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Yankees 2, Twins 1: Jaime Garcia Leads Yankees Past Twins, Bringing His 2017 Season Full Circle

Tue, 2017-09-19 12:08
Garcia pitched for Minnesota once, in July, before the Twins shipped him to the Yankees. In a crucial game Monday, he delivered a painful blow to his former team.
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On Baseball: Didi Gregorius, Shortstop and Occasional Slugger, Is at Heart of Yankees’ Revival

Tue, 2017-09-19 11:28
The Yankees took a bit of a gamble with Gregorius when they acquired him three years ago, but he has developed into a worthy heir to Derek Jeter.
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Bobby Heenan, Professional Wrestling Personality, Dies at 72

Tue, 2017-09-19 07:32
Mr. Heenan, known as the Brain, managed some of wrestling’s top stars and was one of the most colorful commentators the business has seen.
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With More Chatter, Steelers’ Defense Is Dominating Early

Tue, 2017-09-19 07:21
Albeit against weak opposition, Pittsburgh has allowed just 474 yards in its first two games.
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On Pro Football: Tom Brady Always Wins. Even Against the Refs.

Tue, 2017-09-19 07:08
In a dominant performance against the Saints, Brady also displayed a mastery of the rule book.
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Seizures Drove Him Out of Coaching. Now He’s Back, and So Are They.

Tue, 2017-09-19 06:45
Jerry Kill’s epilepsy forced him off the sidelines two years ago. But he’s back this season, managing his health and his love of the game with the blessing of his family, and his boss.
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Penny Chenery, Owner of the Triple Crown Winner Secretariat, Dies at 95

Tue, 2017-09-19 01:22
Ms. Chenery knew little about horse racing when she took over her father’s thoroughbred farm, but she became a major figure in the racing industry.
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N.F.L. Highlights: Here’s What We Learned in Week 2

Mon, 2017-09-18 23:22
Tom Brady led the Patriots over the Saints, the Broncos dominated the Cowboys, and the Jaguars fell back down to Earth.
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Essay: Safest Bet in Sports: Men Complaining About a Female Announcer’s Voice

Mon, 2017-09-18 21:45
When Beth Mowins made her debut last week on “Monday Night Football,” some male viewers objected to the way she sounded.
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‘Friends,’ the Sitcom That’s Still a Hit in Major League Baseball

Mon, 2017-09-18 14:58
Several Latino ballplayers relish the show as a device for polishing their English. (And who can resist Joey?)
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Anna Nordqvist Surges to Capture Evian Championship in a Playoff

Mon, 2017-09-18 11:24
Nordqvist took the fifth and final major of the season by sinking a 4-foot putt for a bogey 5 on the soaked 18th hole, topping 102nd-ranked Brittany Altomare.
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Marshawn Lynch Gets 1st Touchdown at Home as Raiders Rout Jets

Mon, 2017-09-18 09:53
Lynch, playing in his first game as a Raider in front of his hometown fans after coming out of retirement, scored late in the first half of a game that Oakland dominated.
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Orioles 6, Yankees 4: Buck Showalter’s Big Gamble Pays Off, Leaving the Yankees Stagnant

Mon, 2017-09-18 09:10
Showalter, the Baltimore Orioles’ manager, decided on a risky intentional walk with one out to go, but it produced a win that prevented the Yankees from moving in the standings.
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