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Golden Eaglets To face Hosts Turkey, Senegal, Guatemala

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets have been placed in Group A with Turkey, Senegal and Guatemala for the UEFA/CAF World Cup prep tournament in Istanbul, reports Completesports.com. The competition will start on September 20 and end on September 28. The competition is organized as part of the team’s preparation for the FIFA U17 World Cup in Brazil. …

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2B Kipnis breaks hand, a blow to Indians’ playoff chances

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians’ postseason chances have been dealt another blow – second baseman Jason Kipnis has a broken right hand. Kipnis will need surgery on the fractured hamate bone, the same injury that has kept third baseman Jose Ramirez out of Cleveland’s lineup for weeks. The team said Kipnis will need four to …

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Amapakabo Leads Home Eagles Against Togo In CHAN 2020 Qualifier

Imama Amapakabo will lead the home-based Super Eagles out to Lome on Friday for the first leg of a 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifying fixture against Togo on Sunday, Completesports.com reports The home- Eagles have been preparing for the game in Abuja under the tutelage of Amapakabo. The bulk of the U23 team – …

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Iman Shumpert rejects offer from Rockets, who’ll have several familiar names in minicamp

Iman Shumpert is the best free agent available. Why hasn’t he signed yet? Apparently because he spent the offseason negotiating with the Rockets, but those talks haven’t produced a deal. Shams Charania of The Athletic: After months of discussions, free agent Iman Shumpert has decided to decline the Rockets’ contract offer, sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium. …

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11 Business Nuggets from Super Eagles Bronze Medal Triumph –

11 Business Nuggets Introduction; This year, the Super Eagles of Nigeria participated in the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) a biennial competition organised by Confederation of African Football (CAF), haven won the title for a third time in 2013. The memories of that victory is quite vivid in my head as I was at the …

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Steelers act like contenders, even with life after Big Ben

Make no mistake about it, the Pittsburgh Steelers are currently on a slippery slope. After limping out to a surprising 0-2 start, the typically solid Steelers — who will be without quarterback Ben Roethlisberger the rest of the season due to a devastating elbow injury — are potentially one loss, and certainly one more quarterback injury, away from the …

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