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We can still make it to World Cup, insists O’Neill

Martin O’Neill is adamant the Republic of Ireland’s World Cup dream isn’t over yet, despite a disappointing 1-0 qualifier defeat to Serbia in Dublin. Ireland’s first loss of the campaign and Wales’ 2-0 victory in Moldova means O’Neill’s men are likely to need six points in their

Sloane Stephens of United States reaches US Open semifinals

Sloane Stephens‘ comeback from injury will keep going all the way to the US Open semifinals. Stephens edged No. 16 seed Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (4) on Tuesday to reach the final four of a major tournament for the first time since

NBA — Is $2 billion the new norm for NBA franchises?

The news spread quickly this morning: Houston billionaire Tilman Fertitta had agreed to pay Leslie Alexander a reported $2.2 billion for the Houston Rockets. It’s another apparent affirmation that the then-record $2 billion Steve Ballmer paid three years ago for the LA Clippers wasn’t just

Wales leave it late against Moldova

Wales struck twice in the final 10 minutes to record a hard-fought 2-0 victory over Moldova and boost their World Cup qualification hopes. Chris Coleman’s side dominated for long periods in Chisinau but were missing the final touch to punish Group D’s whipping boys. But

UFC 215 – Amanda Nunes vs. Valentina Shevchenko

In the co-main event of UFC 215, women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes puts her title on the line against Valentina Shevchenko. The two first fought on the main card of UFC 196, where Nunes left the cage with a decision victory. Since that fight, Nunes