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Pittsburgh Pirates All-Star closer Felipe Vazquez is in police custody on multiple charges, including solicitation of a child, authorities said Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Sep 12, 2019; San Francisco, CA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Felipe Vazquez (73) pitches the ball against the San Francisco Giants during the ninth inning at Oracle Park. Mandatory Credit: Kelley
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President Donald Trump presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Mariano Rivera in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., September 16, 2019. REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger President Donald Trump awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to record-setting reliever Mariano Rivera on Monday. The longtime New York Yankees closer received the nation’s highest civilian
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Nicolas Lodeiro scored twice, the last in second-half stoppage time, as the Seattle Sounders defeated the visiting New York Red Bulls 4-2 Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Sep 7, 2019; Commerce City, CO, USA; Seattle Sounders midfielder Nicolas Lodeiro (10) takes a shot on goal in the second half against the Colorado Rapids at Dick’s Sporting Goods
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(Reuters) – Europe’s women reclaimed the Solheim Cup in the most thrilling fashion imaginable on Sunday with Norway’s Suzann Pettersen sealing a 14.5-13.5 win over the U.S. with the final putt of the three-day battle around Gleneagles. Golf – Solheim Cup – Gleneagles, Britain – September 15, 2019 Team Europe’s Suzann Pettersen celebrates winning her
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(Reuters) – Britain’s Tyson Fury overcame an early cut over his right eye to win a majority decision against his gutsy Swedish opponent Otto Wallin in Las Vegas on Saturday. Boxing – Tyson Fury v Otto Wallin – T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States – September 14, 2019 Tyson Fury holds the lineal heavyweight belt
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Tennis – Davis Cup – Europe/Africa First Round – Austria v Finland – Espoo Metro Areena, Espoo, Finland – September 14, 2019 Austria’s Dominic Thiem in action Lehtikuva/Mikko Stig via REUTERS Dominic Thiem had his nine-match singles winning streak in Davis Cup play snapped but Austria won the final match to pull out a 3-2
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FILE PHOTO: Sep 3, 2019; Flushing, NY, USA; Roger Federer of Switzerland looks at the board between points against Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria (not pictured) in a quarterfinal match on day nine of the 2019 US Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports MELBOURNE (Reuters)
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FILE PHOTO: Britain Golf – BMW PGA Championship – Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey, England – 27/5/17 Scotland’s Scott Jamieson in action during the third round Action Images via Reuters / Paul Childs Livepic (Reuters) – Scotland’s Scott Jamieson shot a bogey-free seven-under-par 65, the best round on the day, to take a two-stroke lead
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Top-seeded Zhang Shuai of China retired due to illness while trailing compatriot Zhu Lin 6-0, 1-0 in the second round of the Jiangxi Open on Thursday in Nanchang, China. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 9, 2019 China’s Zhang Shuai during her quarter final
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FILE PHOTO: Athletics – 2018 IAAF World U20 Championships – women’s 100 meters – Tampere, Finland – July 12, 2018. Briana Williams of Jamaica crosses the finish line. Lehtikuva/Kalle Parkkinen via REUTERS KINGSTON, Jamaica (Reuters) – Briana Williams was named in Jamaica’s team for the world athletics championships in Doha on Wednesday despite facing a
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New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown is accused of rape by a woman who says she was his personal trainer, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court in Florida, multiple outlets reported Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Aug 15, 2019; Glendale, AZ, USA; Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) looks on during the first
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FILE PHOTO: Aug 22, 2019; Winnipeg, Manitoba, CAN; Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) smiles during warmups before a game against the Green Bay Packers at Investors Group Field. Mandatory Credit: Terrence Lee-USA TODAY Sports Wide receiver Antonio Brown has been an early bird all week at New England’s facilities and will practice for
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FILE PHOTO: Sep 1, 2019; Flushing, NY, USA; Ashleigh Barty of Australia hits a forehand against Qiang Wang of China (not pictured) in the fourth round on day seven of the 2019 US Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – World number one
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