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Egypt hopes Mo Salah can deliver AFCON though his hometown, Nagrig, is cheering just a little louder

[ad_1] 2:41 PM ETNick AmesESPN.com writer Everywhere you look in Nagrig, you see things to remind you of their most famous export, Mohamed Salah. Sabry KhaledNAGRIG, Egypt -- Mrs. Amene sits on a step outside the youth centre in Nagrig. Looking over the dusty football field out front, she remembers one particular player who played there two decades ago."Of course I saw him play here," she says. "He was a respectable
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Cannonball! Yelich pelts boats in Derby practice

[ad_1] Christian Yelich gave boaters in Pittsburgh's Allegheny River a reminder Friday: If you sail too close to the Pirates' ballpark, prepare to be boarded.While practicing for Monday's Home Run Derby (8 p.m. ET, ESPN), the Milwaukee Brewers slugger sent a bombardment of balls out of PNC Park and toward those enjoying the holiday weekend on the river.With an MLB-leading 31 homers and counting, it hardly seems Yelich needs to
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Wiz trading Howard to Grizz for Miles

[ad_1] The Washington Wizards are trading Dwight Howard to the Memphis Grizzlies for CJ Miles, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.The Grizzlies will waive or trade Howard, according to a source. However, it is possible there no longer exists a marketplace of teams interested in signing the former All-NBA center.The deal will save Memphis $3.1 million in salary cap space.Howard, 33, played only nine games for the Wizards last season
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Lakers may have to delay AD trade for Kawhi

[ad_1] If Kawhi Leonard keeps the NBA waiting on his decision past noon on Saturday, the Los Angeles Lakers will likely need to push back the date of when the Anthony Davis trade becomes official.Leonard has been deciding between the Toronto Raptors, Lakers and LA Clippers. If the best available free agent doesn't make his decision by noon Eastern on Saturday, the Lakers would need New Orleans Pelicans, Atlanta Hawks
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Wiz trading Howard to Grizz for Miles

[ad_1] The Washington Wizards are trading Dwight Howard to the Memphis Grizzlies for CJ Miles, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.The Grizzlies will waive or trade Howard, according to a source, however it is possible there no longer exists a marketplace of teams interested in signing him.The deal saves Memphis $3.1 million.Howard, 33, played only nine games for the Wizards last season because of a back injury. The former All-NBA
Golf

Park takes 1-shot lead over Monday qualifier on LPGA Tour

[ad_1] ONEIDA, Wis. (AP) — Sung Hyun Park made nine birdies in an 11-hole stretch Friday on her way to a 10-under 62 and a one-shot lead over Monday qualifier Yealimi Noh in the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic. Park, coming off a victory in Arkansas that returned her to No. 1 in the world, was at 17-under 127. Noh, who chose to turn pro instead of going to UCLA, has
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A Netflix-ish guide to the Tour de France

[ad_1] 8:10 AM ETSachin Dave ChandanDan HajduckyCloseReporter/researcher, ESPN The MagazineHajducky is a reporter/researcher for ESPN The Magazine. He has an MFA in creative writing from Fairfield University and vehemently believes there was room for Jack on the door.Did you give up on the Tour de France 14 PED scandals ago? Well, maybe our Netflix-y guide gets you back on the bike for some yellow-jerseying in July!How does it all work?
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Coco Gauff soaking in her Cinderella run at Wimbledon

[ad_1] 6:56 PM ETD'Arcy MaineESPN LONDON -- After nearly three grueling hours, and in pulling off one of the most unbelievable comebacks Centre Court at Wimbledon had ever seen, Cori "Coco" Gauff had the grounds of the All England Club buzzing."She's just 15!""It was match point and she turned it around!""This is her first time playing at a Grand Slam!"In less than a week, the American teenager has gone from
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Sanitoa, Hawaii junior linebacker, dies at 21

[ad_1] University of Hawaii linebacker Scheyenne Sanitoa died Thursday, athletic director David Matlin said in a statement.Sanitoa was 21. No cause of death was released.A redshirt junior from Fagatogo, American Samoa, Sanitoa appeared in 12 games last season, including two starts, and finished with 30 tackles."Scheyenne was a tremendous young man, and we are devastated by this news," Matlin said in the statement released Friday.According to Matlin, the football team
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DeChambeau dominates 2nd round of 3M Open, leads at 14-under

[ad_1] BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau dominated the second round of the 3M Open, racking up nine birdies to finish Friday at a career-low 62 and vault into the lead with a 14-under par score halfway through the first-time PGA Tour event at the TPC Twin Cities. The 25-year-old DeChambeau, who entered the week eighth in the world rankings, hit greens in regulation on 17 of 18 holes. He