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Royals become record-tying fourth 100-loss team

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES -- Baseball's haves and have-nots sure do have it this year.The Los Angeles Dodgers gave Major League Baseball its third 100-win team while Kansas City became its fourth 100-loss club Sunday, matching big league records for success and futility.The Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 7-4, joining the 102-win New York Yankees and Houston Astros as triple-digit victors. It's the third consecutive year three teams have reached the
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Clips knew OKC wanted to break team up

[ad_1] Doc Rivers has revealed eye-opening, undisclosed details of the Los Angeles Clippers' free-agent meeting at his house with Kawhi Leonard and how the team approached it.Rivers, in an interview with the Los Angeles Times, says the Clippers, knowing the Oklahoma City Thunder "wanted to break their team up," provided Leonard with a list of players to choose from.And it included Paul George."Which was a mistake, but we got lucky,"
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Bills’ Allen after beating Jets, Giants: 1 NY team

[ad_1] 6:13 PM ETMarcel Louis-JacquesESPN EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen became just the fourth quarterback in NFL history to beat the New York Jets and New York Giants on the road in consecutive weeks.Riding the wave of a three-game winning streak dating back to the 2018 season, Allen had some fun with a question asked during his postgame news conference on Sunday.A reporter began a question
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Will superstars save Team USA next summer?

[ad_1] BEIJING -- From the minute Team USA lost to France in the quarterfinals earlier this week, USA Basketball had to begin preparing itself for 10 months from now and the Olympics in Tokyo.Fair or not, that is shaping up to be a referendum on the state of the national team.The modern era of Olympic basketball started in 1992 in Barcelona. And for all the Olympics since, the Americans have
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Pop — Team USA critics are ‘immature, arrogant’

[ad_1] BEIJING -- After finishing seventh in the FIBA World Cup with a victory over Poland on Saturday, Team USA coach Gregg Popovich issued a rebuke for those criticizing his team for its worst-ever showing in a major event."Some people want to play the blame game, there's no blame to be placed anywhere," Popovich said. "They want to play the shame game, like we should be ashamed because we didn't
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How will young Team USA fare vs. Europe at 2019 Solheim Cup?

[ad_1] GLENEAGLES, Scotland -- Barring a tie, a three-peat looms in this week's 16th Solheim Cup.If Juli Inkster's Team USA defies the fact that they have an unprecedented six rookies on the squad, she will become the first captain to land a hat trick of wins.And if Catriona Matthew leads the Europeans to victory it will be the third time that the home side has triumphed at the home of
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Team USA hits historic low at FIBA World Cup

[ad_1] DONGGUAN, China - Sometimes the worst insult can be apathy.Wednesday night, when France beat Team USA, some French players had tears in their eyes and star Rudy Gobert said he'd fulfilled a lifelong dream. Thursday night, when Serbia jumped out to a 25-point lead in the first quarter and beat the Americans, 94-89, for the first time ever, avenging a 30-point loss in the gold-medal game in 2016, there
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We pick our dream team that could win anything

[ad_1] If money were no object, which 11 players would you sign to form the ultimate team? This is the question we put to ESPN FC's experts ahead of the Champions League group stage, which begins Sept. 17.We asked our experts to pick the XI they felt would be both indispensable and unbeatable in the pursuit of long-term glory. There were some basic rules:- no more than two players from