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McIlroy Coasts to Record-breaking Victory at US Open

Posted June 19th, 2011 at 8:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The golfing world has a new sensation, and he is a 22-year-old from Northern Ireland. Rory McIlroy coasted to victory with a record-breaking score at the U.S. Open tournament outside Washington Sunday. McIlroy won his first major golf title in stunning fashion, breaking tournament records at 16-under par, 268. He shattered the previous tournament record […]

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Football Star Ruud Gullit Dumped by Chechen Club

Posted June 14th, 2011 at 2:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Two-time former world football player of the year Ruud Gullit has been fired by the club he coached in Chechnya, after another embarrassing loss dropped Terek Grozny’s record to three wins against 13 losses in the Russian Premier League. Club president Ramzan Kadyrov, who is also Chechnya’s controversial political leader, had set an ultimatum for […]

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Blatter Re-Elected to FIFA Presidency

Posted June 1st, 2011 at 12:50 pm (UTC-5)
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FIFA president Sepp Blatter has been re-elected as head of football’s world governing body after being the only candidate remaining in an election dogged by corruption allegations. The 75-year-old Swiss earned his fourth term Wednesday after receiving 186 out of the 203 votes cast at the FIFA Congress in Zurich. Blatter’s only rival, Asian football […]

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FIFA Chief Vows Broader Vote for World Cup Sites

Posted June 1st, 2011 at 6:25 am (UTC-5)
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The president of football’s world governing body is vowing to reform the way future World Cup host cities are selected. FIFA chief Sepp Blatter pledged Wednesday that all 208 of the group’s members would be allowed to pick the sites for the quadrennial matches. Currently, FIFA’s 24-member executive committee selects the winning World Cup host […]

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Miami Heat Win Opening Game of 2010-11 NBA Finals

Posted June 1st, 2011 at 12:25 am (UTC-5)
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The Miami Heat defeated the visiting Dallas Mavericks 92-84 to take the first game of the National Basketball Association championship series Tuesday. LeBron James led the Heat with 24 points, including four three-pointers, while the other members of the team’s storied “Big Three,” Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh, finished with 22 and 19 points respectively. […]

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