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The kick-off and ticket allocation details for the 2017 FA Cup final have been unveiled - and there is no change from the previous year's edition, when Manchester United beat Crystal Palace.
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D'Onta Foreman, an NFL Draft prospect after a standout junior season at Texas, told the NFL Network on Monday that his son, D'Onta Jr., was born prematurely and died seven weeks later on Nov. 5, 2016
Free-agent running back Adrian Peterson has reportedly agreed to a two-year contract with the New Orleans Saints. The Saints have not announced a dea
DAVAO Region Athletic Association (Davraa) trackster Mea Gey Niñura failed to defend her gold medal and record in secondary girls 3,000-meter run having succumbed to a minor leg injury at the start of
THE Davao Regional Athletic Association (Davraa) secondary boys’ basketball team eyes its second win to take the bracket B lead in the ongoing Palarong Pambansa 2017 basketball competition in Antique.
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AFTER placing second in the just-concluded 2017 Xterra Danao Offroad Triathlon World Series in Mabini, Danao, Cebu, Dabawenyo triathlete Dexter Nonato sets his sight for the upcoming 9th Mt. Apo Bould
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Palace forward Benteke has hit five goals in his last five games, a contribution that has played a major factor in the side climbing away from relegation. He has 19 in 37 for club and country.
The debate about Maria Sharapova's wild-card entry for the Porsche Grand Prix continued with Simona Halep and Alize Cornet joining the growing legion of players criticizing tournament organizers for o
Dale Earnhardt Jr. abruptly announced his retirement at the end of the season Tuesday, a decision that will cost NASCAR its most popular driver as the series scrambles to rebuild its fan base.  
Wladimir Klitschko is into the final stages of his preparations for taking on Anthony Joshua, and is keeping his friends and allies closer than ever as he trains in the mountains of Austria.
PHOENIX -- Chris Owings has been productive while hitting all over the lineup this season, and that did not stop when he made his third career start in the No. 3 spot Monday.
Former Texas running back and NFL draft prospect D'Onta Foreman says that he played through the pain of losing his infant son last season.             
Free Press columnist Jeff Seidel and photographer Romain Blanquart are in Rome this week covering U-M football’s trip in words, videos and images on all Freep platforms, so check back all week for cov
SAN FRANCISCO -- Statistically one of the worst pitchers in baseball the past three seasons, San Francisco right-hander Matt Cain must be excused if he was more than a bit nervous Monday in the ninth
Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson isn’t just aiming high, he has his sights set on the greatest quarterback of all time. Watson... Read More »
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