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Manchester City hits Watford for eight in English Premier League

Manchester City hits Watford for eight in English Premier League

Questions were asked about Manchester City’s English Premier League title defense after defeat by Norwich City. A 8-0 win over Watford on Saturday provided a comprehensive answer that Pep Guardiola’s team is determined to keep league leaders Liverpool in their sights. Five goals came in the opening 20 minutes as Watford suffered another embarrassing defeat…MORE

All Blacks storm to win over South Africa in World Cup

All Blacks storm to win over South Africa in World Cup

New Zealand opened the defense of its World Cup title with a thrilling 23-13 win over South Africa that provided plenty of evidence as to why the All Blacks are the choice of many pundits to win Japan 2019. South Africa had the better of the opening exchanges and led 3-0 through a Handre Pollard…MORE

Antonio Brown released by the Patriots as NFL continues look into accusations

Antonio Brown released by the Patriots as NFL continues look into accusations

The New England Patriots are finished with wide receiver Antonio Brown. “The New England Patriots are releasing Antonio Brown,” a Patriots team spokesperson said in a statement on Friday afternoon. “We appreciate the hard work of many people over the past 11 days, but we feel that it is best to move in a different…MORE

Liverpool looks to extend 100% domestic record after European defeat

Liverpool looks to extend 100% domestic record after European defeat

Liverpool will be looking to maintain its 100% domestic record this season as it travels to Chelsea in the English Premier League (EPL) Sunday. With five league wins out of five, the Reds are already five points clear at the top of the table, with title rivals Manchester City experiencing a relatively sticky patch of…MORE

Rugby World Cup: Japan defeats Russia as Kotaro Matsushima shines on opening night

Rugby World Cup: Japan defeats Russia as Kotaro Matsushima shines on opening night

Japan overcame a nightmare start to its own Rugby World Cup to clinch a 30-10 victory over Russia in the tournament’s opening game Friday. Inspired by the wonderfully fleet-footed Kotaro Matsushima, the first Japanese man to score a hat-trick at the Rugby World Cup, the host nation recovered from conceding a fourth-minute try to overcome…MORE

Meet the Gwijo Squad, the musical fan group confronting apartheid’s legacy

Meet the Gwijo Squad, the musical fan group confronting apartheid’s legacy

The final whistle rings out around Ellis Park stadium in Johannesburg. It’s June 9, 2018 and the South Africans have resurrected a lost cause against England, overturning a 24-3 deficit to secure a dramatic and try-laden 42-39 victory. But the result is almost immaterial. The match will forever be remembered as a turning point in…MORE

From Russia with shove: Rugby’s ‘sleeping giant’ eyes World Cup breakthrough

From Russia with shove: Rugby’s ‘sleeping giant’ eyes World Cup breakthrough

Before moving to Russia, Lyn Jones had never tasted vodka, but that’s all changed. “Since arriving, I’d now definitely recommend it, although after six doubles things can get hazy,” laughs the Welsh coach of Russia’s men’s rugby team. During his year-long tenure with the Bears, there has been reason to celebrate, too. Russia has qualified…MORE