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Rest in cleats: A game day eulogy

Thank you all for coming. We are gathered here today to celebrate the life of a dear friend of ours. Fall game days, we miss you already. The Pac-12 has brought your long and beautiful legacy to an unplanned end. Excuse me, to an intermission. We watched through the rain,
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All hail the kings: Kingsley Coman secures Bayern Munich treble

When commentators say a tournament was unlike any other, they’re usually referring to an intangible, even imagined, difference. Maybe the game seemed more exciting, or there was an iconic comeback or some record-setting performance. But when one says the 2020 UEFA Champions League was unlike past iterations, it is not
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Honoring Mamba Day: Kobe Bryant’s most underrated season

People debating Kobe Bryant’s most memorable season may talk about his 2008 MVP campaign, his 2009 or 2010 championship runs or his 2005-06 season, when he averaged more than 35 points per game. While these were all great seasons, Bryant’s most underrated and underappreciated season, all things considered, was the
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