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Rubio, Gasol lead Spain to 2nd World Cup title

[ad_1] Spain has won its second World Cup championship, defeating Argentina 95-75 on Sunday to give Marc Gasol a rare double-title year.Tournament MVP Ricky Rubio scored 20 points and Sergio Llull added 15 for Spain (8-0), the ninth team to make it through a World Cup or world championship unbeaten. Gasol scored 14 for the winners, who never trailed.For Gasol, it was a historic win. The Toronto Raptors center becomes
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Gaethje stops Cerrone in 1st, calls for title shot

[ad_1] "The Highlight" keeps adding to his reel.Justin Gaethje finished Donald Cerrone by TKO at 4 minutes, 18 seconds of the first round Saturday night in the main event of UFC Vancouver.Gaethje landed a counter right hand that dropped Cerrone, then followed with three uppercuts and another right hand that put him down for good. Gaethje landed two more punches with Cerrone on all fours, and referee Jerin Valel stepped
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Dodgers clinch 7th consecutive NL West title

[ad_1] BALTIMORE -- The Los Angeles Dodgers are dancing.Los Angeles beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-3 on Tuesday night at Camden Yards to clinch its seventh consecutive National League West pennant.In the divisional era (since 1969), only the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees have strung together more consecutive crowns. The Braves won 14 straight NL East titles from 1991 to 2005 (there was no postseason in the strike-shortened 1994 campaign).
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Red Sox fire Dombrowski one season after title

[ad_1] 12:07 AM ETJeff PassanESPN CloseESPN MLB insiderAuthor of "The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports"The Boston Red Sox fired president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski on Sunday and plan to elevate assistant general managers Eddie Romero, Brian O'Halloran and Zack Scott to jointly lead their baseball-operations department for the rest of the season.Dombrowski, 63, was the architect behind the Red Sox's 2018 World
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Casey wins his 1st European Tour title in 5 years

[ad_1] HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Ryder Cup star Paul Casey carded a 6-under 66 to win the European Open by one shot on Sunday for his first European Tour title in five years. Casey started the day a stroke behind overnight leaders Bernd Ritthammer and Robert MacIntyre and held his nerve with a bogey-free round to claim his 14th European Tour victory at 14-under 274 overall. It was Casey’s first
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Khabib finishes Poirier to unify title at UFC 242

[ad_1] Dustin Poirier succumbed to the same fate as Conor McGregor. And no one has figured out how to deal with Khabib Nurmagomedov's wrestling, let alone beat him.Nurmagomedov defeated Poirier by submission via rear-naked choke at 2:06 of the third round Saturday in the main event of UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. With the victory, Nurmagomedov unified the UFC lightweight title. Poirier came in as the interim
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Arsenal and Tottenham entertain but aren’t a threat. PLUS — Juve and Napoli dazzle in Serie A title preview

[ad_1] Gab Marcotti is here to recap another busy, dramatic weekend in soccer. Welcome to Monday Musings.Jump to: North London derby lessons | Juve, Napoli show flaws | Barca drop points | Lukaku abused | Man United's transition | Bale back for Real? | Dortmund's wake-up call | Salah, Mane drama? | Super Simeone and Atletico| Rome derby a fun one | Trouble for Lampard? | Big statement by Bayern
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Dynasty, Spitfire still shooting for Overwatch League title

[ad_1] 5:08 PM ETEmily RandESPN BURBANK, California -- On Saturday, the London Spitfire and the Seoul Dynasty passed the first round of playoff tests in the Overwatch League's play-in bracket. London and Seoul advanced to the main playoff stage where they'll take on the New York Excelsior and Vancouver Titans, respectively.London is the defending Overwatch League champion. Seoul was the team with the highest expectations going into the league's inaugural
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Soderberg wins 5-man playoff for European Masters title

[ad_1] CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland (AP) — Sebastian Soderberg won a five-man playoff for the European Masters title on Sunday, sinking his birdie putt on the first extra hole when Rory McIlroy and others could not. History repeated itself for McIlroy at the Crans-sur-Sierre club in the Swiss Alps, where he lost a playoff as a 19-year-old in 2008. Soderberg seemed to waste his best chance of victory on the 17th green,
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Would this Team USA squad be an NBA title contender?

[ad_1] Kevin Pelton's NBA mailbag returns, featuring your questions on how Team USA would do against the rest of the league, how long to believe in potential for high draft picks, gaps between advanced stats and the eye test and veteran players signing international deals.You can tweet your questions using the hashtag #peltonmailbag or email them to [email protected] the USA FIBA roster were an actual team in the NBA, how