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The homecoming of Kofi Kingston

[ad_1] 10:48 AM ETMarc RaimondiESPN Kofi Kingston had an idea that he and his accomplishments were known in Ghana, his birthplace. A few days after WrestleMania 35, he shared a video on his Instagram account that his mother sent him. It was a WrestleMania watch party that his uncle threw in the small town of Techiman. The crowd gathered there went crazy when Kingston won the WWE championship.On that video
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Ortiz back in Boston, taken to local hospital

[ad_1] A plane carrying David Ortiz landed in Boston on Monday night, a day after the Red Sox icon was shot at a club in his native Dominican Republic and underwent emergency surgery.Ortiz was then taken by ambulance, with a police escort, to Massachusetts General Hospital, where he will continue to receive medical attention.Ortiz was shot Sunday at a club in eastern Santo Domingo, a bustling nightlife district packed with
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NBA players react to Kevin Durant injury

[ad_1] After missing the past nine games with a strained right calf, Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant returned to action, starting Game 5 of the NBA Finals. However, Durant's return was cut short when he reinjured his calf early in the second quarter.The Warriors led Toronto 39-34 with 9 minutes, 46 seconds left in the first half at the time of the injury. Durant scored 11 points in the
Golf

Goosen, Stephenson among 5 new members of golf Hall of Fame

[ad_1] CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA, Calif. (AP) — Two-time U.S. Open champion Retief Goosen and three-time LPGA major winner Jan Stephenson were among five people inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in a Monday night ceremony that was as much about comebacks as success. The biennial induction was held the week of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach in an effort to attract Hall of Fame members, and 28 attended. Goosen
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LAFC top, Union close behind at Gold Cup break

[ad_1] After a handful of games from Wednesday to Saturday, MLS is now officially on its Gold Cup break -- a break that lasts just long enough for teams to get a breather and regroup, but not long enough that most teams will have their contingent of internationals back, CONCACAF-affiliated or otherwise.It's all very MLS. There's no denying that some teams need the break a lot more than others.The paucity
Basketball

Durant makes return in Game 5 for Warriors

[ad_1] TORONTO -- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant started in Monday's Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors and will play in "short bursts" until they figure out how much he can contribute, coach Steve Kerr said."He responded well, and yeah, he's going to play," Kerr said in a pregame news conference.Durant took part in morning shootaround and then went to receive treatment for the injured
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Durant makes return in Game 5 for Warriors

[ad_1] TORONTO -- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant started in Monday's Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors and will play in "short bursts" until they figure out how much he can contribute, coach Steve Kerr said."He responded well, and yeah, he's going to play," Kerr said in a pregame news conference.Durant took part in morning shootaround and then went to receive treatment for the injured
Nascar

Logano edges Kurt Busch, Truex in overtime

[ad_1] BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Joey Logano won his second NASCAR Cup Series race of the season, holding off Kurt Busch and Martin Truex Jr. in overtime Monday. Logano was trying to hold on to a dwindling lead over Truex and Busch with five laps remaining, but around that time, Erik Jones went onto the grass, bringing out the caution flag that forced overtime. Logano and Truex were up front
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Auburn, Arkansas up SEC teams in CWS to four

[ad_1] The Southeastern Conference flexed its baseball muscles Monday, with Auburn and Arkansas posting blowout wins in the deciding games of their super regionals and giving their league a record-tying four teams in the College World Series.Auburn scored 13 runs in the top of the first inning to start a 14-7 win over host North Carolina, sending the Tigers to the CWS in Omaha, Nebraska, for the first time since