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USPBL's Tyler Palm, Oakland alum, signs with Twins

USPBL’s Tyler Palm, Oakland alum, signs with TwinsWith increased velocity and improved health, Tyler Palm quickly caught the attention of the Twins this month.
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Saturday’s World Cup: Schmeichel, Poulsen lead Denmark

Saturday’s World Cup: Schmeichel, Poulsen lead DenmarkThe victory gave Denmark a crucial advantage in Group C, in which France defeated Australia 2-1 earlier in the day.
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Brad Centala's late goal hands Detroit City FC road win

Centala’s late goal hands Detroit City FC road winFormer Michigan State standout slots home winner in 1-0 decision over Milwaukee to give Le Rouge vital three points in Great Lakes Conference race.`
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Get to know me: DCFC's George Chomakov

Get to know me: DCFC’s George ChomakovIn an occasional Detroit News series, sports figures share "15 Things You Don't Know About Me."
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Friday's World Cup: Ronaldo scores hat trick, Portugal draws 3-3 with Spain

Friday’s World Cup: Ronaldo scores hat trick, Portugal draws with SpainReal Madrid star's free kick in the 88th minute levels it as he tallies three goals in single match to equal scoring output in previous World Cup appearances combined.
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Plymouth's Josh Gatt refocuses on soccer career after wife's cancer ordeal

Gatt refocuses on soccer after wife’s cancer ordealFormer Detroit Catholic Central standout prepares to revive career in Europe after wife Melissa was misdiagnosed with terminal cancer.
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Thursday’s World Cup: Russia opens with blowout win

Thursday’s World Cup: Russia opens with blowout winRussia ended a 16-year wait for victory in the tournament by routing Saudi Arabia 5-0 Thursday in Group A.
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Mustaches, silly songs defuse tensions at Russia's World Cup

Mustaches, silly songs defuse tensions at Russia’s World CupSales of tickets to foreigners are lagging amid sanctions and tensions between Russia and the West over Syria, Ukraine and alleged Russian meddling abroad.
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U.S., Canada, Mexico will host 2026 World Cup

U.S., Canada, Mexico will host 2026 World CupNorth America will host the 2026 World Cup after FIFA voters overwhelmingly opted Wednesday for the financial and logistical certainty of a United States-led bid.
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Germany looks to snap World Cup repeat drought

Germany looks to snap World Cup repeat droughtAfter raising the World Cup four years ago, Germany hopes to lift the trophy and become the first repeat champion in more than a half-century.
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Get to know me: Detroit City FC's Seb Harris

Get to know me: Detroit City FC’s Seb HarrisIn an occasional Detroit News series, sports figures share "15 Things You Don't Know About Me."
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Rival jibes at North American 2026 World Cup bid

Rival jibes at North American 2026 World Cup bidMorocco tried to heap doubt on North American promises of multi-billion dollar 2026 World Cup profits on Monday.
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Detroit City FC falls to rival Ann Arbor at home

DCFC falls to rival Ann Arbor at homeChris Odhiambo scored in 54th minute as AFC Ann Arbor wins season series over rival in NPSL action before 5,870 spectators at Keyworth Stadium.
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Triple Crown winner Justify will rest, race again

Triple Crown winner Justify will rest, race againElliott Walden of WinStar Farm said Sunday the multi-owner group that controls Justify wants to share the horse with the public by racing him.
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USPBL's Mercado reflects on his 'best friend,' father who died in 9/11

USPBL’s Mercado reflects on his ‘best friend,’ father who died in 9/11Skylar Mercado, of the Birmingham Bloomfield Beavers, was 6 years old when his father, Steve, a firefighter in New York, was killed while saving lives at the World Trade Center in New York.
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Master of France: Nadal beats Thiem for 11th French Open title

Master of France: Nadal beats Thiem for 11th French Open titleRafael Nadal needed less than a set to take command of the French Open final and overcame a late problem with his racket-holding hand.
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Justify wins Belmont, becomes 13th Triple Crown winner

Justify wins Belmont, becomes 13th Triple Crown winnerJustify led all the way to win the Belmont Stakes by 1 3/4 lengths and become horse racing’s 13th Triple Crown champion.
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4th time's the charm: Halep tops Stephens to win French Open

Halep tops Stephens to win French OpenRomanian star adds Grand Slam trophy to her No. 1 ranking as she downs American Stephens 3-6, 6-4, 6-1.
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Detroit City FC snatches draw, awaits AFC Ann Arbor on Sunday

DCFC snatches draw, prepares for AFC Ann Arbor on SundayStephen Carroll header off a corner salvages a 1-1 tie for Le Rouge against FC Columbus as the team prepares for first-place AFC Ann Arbor on Sunday at home.
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Distance is part of the mystique of the Belmont Stakes

Distance is part of the mystique of the Belmont StakesIntuitively, the Belmont should be a race that favors horses that run late and pass tiring front-runners. But according to previous race winners, that premise is completely wrong.
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USPBL's Skylar Mercado on the day that changed his life

USPBL’s Skylar Mercado on the day that changed his lifeUSPBL shortstop Skylar Mercado talks about losing his father, Steve Mercado, a member of the New York Fire Department, in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.
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Sloane Stephens meets No. 1 Simona Halep in French Open final

Sloane Stephens vs No. 1 Simona Halep in French Open finalHalep, 26, and Stephens, 25, are among the best at using instinct and speed to track down tough-to-reach shots and force opponents to hit another.
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Justify’s Belmont tune-up run buoys Baffert

Justify’s Belmont tune-up run buoys BaffertTriple Crown contender Justify glided over the track in his first trip over the Belmont Park strip on Thursday morning.
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WSOP: Joe Cada, Ryan Riess go head-to-head for first time

WSOP: Joe Cada, Ryan Riess go head-to-head for first timeMichigan Main Event champions Joe Cada and Ryan Riess met in the Heads-Up Championship, with Riess rallying from a big hole to win.
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Trump may pardon late boxer Muhammad Ali

Trump may pardon late boxer Muhammad AliTrump told reporters he’s looking at “thousands of names” of people who could be granted clemency
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Get to know me: Pro poker player Jordan Young

Get to know me: Poker player Jordan YoungIn an occasional Detroit News series, sports figures share "15 Things You Don't Know About Me."
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Mumford will rename auditorium to honor ESPN's Jemele Hill

Mumford to dedicate auditorium to Jemele HillSenior correspondent and columnist for ESPN's The Undefeated will deliver the school's commencement address Monday night at the Music Hall
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Experience key in Port Huron-to-Mackinac race

Experience helps when sailing Port Huron-to-Mackinac raceThe 94th annual Port Huron-to-Mackinac race is Saturday, July 14.
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Stephens reaches French Open final vs. No. 1 Halep

Stephens reaches French Open final vs. No. 1 HalepWhen the French Open final was played a year ago, Sloane Stephens was nowhere near Roland Garros.
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Michigan Race Week: FireKeepers 400 preview

Michigan Race Week: FireKeepers 400 previewDetroit News motor sports reporter Gregg Krupa talks to NASCAR driver Erik Jones of Byron, Michigan about the FireKeepers 400 at MIS on Sunday.
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Trainer: Hofburg has talent to upset Justify in the Belmont Stakes

Trainer: Hofburg has talent to upset Justify in Belmont StakesHofburg finished seventh in the Derby after encountering traffic problems and skipped the Preakness.
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Muguruza, Halep set up French Open semifinal; Nadal in limbo

Muguruza, Halep set up French Open semifinalWhen the top-seeded Halep and No. 3 Muguruza meet Thursday, their contrasting styles will match up with a trip to the finals at stake.
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Baffert savors journey with another Triple Crown in reach

Baffert savors journey with another Triple Crown in reachJustify could become racing’s 13th Triple Crown winner and second in four years if he wins the Belmont Stakes on Saturday.
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Djokovic falters, Cecchinato soars in French Open stunner

Djokovic falters, Cecchinato soars in French Open stunnerDjokovic went from two sets down to the verge of forcing a fifth, but was beaten by Marco Cecchinato in the French Open.
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Detroit Grand Prix preview with Indy 500 winner Will Power

Detroit Grand Prix preview with Indy 500 winner Will PowerJohn Niyo and Gregg Krupa preview the Detroit Grand Prix with Indy 500 winner Will Power.
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Veteran pair Greg Janicki, Cory Miller offer guidance to Detroit City FC

Veterans Janicki, Miller guiding Detroit City FCThe former players with North American Soccer League's Indy Eleven have reunited to provide veteran leadership to the semi-professional team
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No showdown: Injured Serena Williams out of French Open

No showdown: Injured Serena Williams out of French OpenSerena Williams called off her Grand Slam comeback because of a chest muscle injury, prior to facing Maria Sharapova.
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Metro Detroit's Joe Cada wins third poker bracelet, $226K

Metro Detroit’s Joe Cada wins third poker bracelet, $226KThe Shelby Township resident, who won the World Series of Poker Main Event in 2009, added to his hardware collection Saturday night.
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Detroit City FC opens floodgates in 8-0 home victory over FC Indiana

DCFC routs FC Indiana for third straight winLe Rouge (3-1, 9 points) outscored their NPSL foe 19-0 during the two games.
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Novak Djokovic’s next French Open foe was cleared of match-fixing

Djokovic’s next French Open foe was cleared of match-fixingMarco Cecchinato is a 25-year-old from Sicily who once was handed a match-fixing suspension that later was thrown out on appeal.
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Serena Williams overwhelms Goerges at French Open; Sharapova next

Serena Williams dominates Goerges at French OpenShe dominated for stretches against 11th-seeded Julia Goerges of Germany, playing cleanly right from the start of a 6-3, 6-4 tour de force at Court Suzanne Lenglen that lasted a mere 75 minutes.
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Michigan poker stars share tales of huge losses, darker days

Michigan poker stars share tales of huge losses, darker daysSeveral of Michigan's best poker players have made it big in Vegas, where the WSOP gets under way this week. But for most, it wasn't a smooth journey.
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Get to know me: USPBL's Tyler Palm

Get to know me: USPBL’s Tyler PalmIn an occasional Detroit News series, area sports standouts will share "15 Things You Don't Know About Me."
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Zverev pushed to brink, prevails in five-set French win

Zverev pushed to brink in five-set French winFriday's match gave Alexander Zverev his second consecutive five-set win; he trailed two sets to one in each.
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Serena Williams advances to third round at French Open

Serena Williams advances to third round at French OpenSerena Williams defeats Ashleigh Barty at French Open tennis tournament
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