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Share this: Je-Vaughn Watson saw Jamaica’s 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup success before it happened. The Jamaica and New England Revolution midfielder told NESN.com’s Marcus Kwesi O’Mard last month the Reggae Boyz were aiming for Gold Cup glory this summer. Given Jamaica’s struggles in Copa America 2016 and its early elimination from 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying, Watson’s …

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Share this: Mercedes continues to diversity its motorsport portfolio, with its latest customer race car aimed at taking on the increasingly popular GT4 category of racing. Mercedes-AMG unveiled its new GT4 racer Tuesday at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps ahead of the 24 Hours of Spa. The car, as with all GT4 cars, is production-based, with AMG …

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Share this: There are just some moments in a kid’s life that parents don’t want to miss, and for one Carolina Panthers rookie, that moment was his first day of NFL training camp. Panthers wide receiver Curtis Samuel showed up to practice at Wofford College in Spartanburg, S.C., like everyone else Tuesday, but he didn’t …

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Share this: The “Rocky” series is one that’s built upon emotion. The next installment in the franchise, though, could see the return of an iconic, nearly emotionless character. Nothing’s official, but it seems increasingly likely that Dolph Lundgren’s character Ivan Drago will appear in the sequel to “Creed,” the “Rocky” spinoff released in 2015. Over …

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Share this: The notion that NASCAR drivers should be considered “real athletes” often is met with a chorus of laughter — which is extremely unfair. Although most people who don’t follow motorsports like to argue that racers simply sit still for a few hours and drive in circles, drivers actually are subjected to extreme conditions …

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Share this: If you want a fast Ford Mustang, but can’t shell out more than $50,000 for the Shelby GT350, you’re in luck. The entire next-generation Mustang range looks set to be the best-looking and most capable yet. Ford revealed Monday that it has squeezed more performance from both the Mustang GT’s V-8 and Mustang …

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Share this: Rafael Devers hasn’t made his Major League Baseball debut yet, but he said he’s already putting in major league work. The 20-year-old third baseman got the call up to the Boston Red Sox on Sunday after just nine games with Triple-A Pawtucket, and he’s itching to get on the field. Devers told reporters …

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Share this: Kevin Durant’s probably enjoying his offseason, but his trash talk game is still in midseason form. The Golden State Warriors star opted to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder for the Dubs more than a year ago. In doing so, he cleared the path for his first career NBA title. But he’s still hearing …

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Share this: Those Dallas Cowboys fans can be pretty ruthless. And if Odell Beckham Jr. didn’t know before, he sure knows now. While stuck in traffic Monday, the New York Giants wide receiver was hilariously bombarded by “How bout dem’ Cowboys?” chants. To his credit, Beckham quietly sat there and took his medicine. We’re not …

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Share this: Will the New York Knicks just go ahead and trade Carmelo Anthony already? The NBA silly season has spilled into late July, and with the recent Kyrie Irving news, it looks destined to extend into August at least. Meanwhile, Anthony remains a Knick, and his future with that franchise is very much up …

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