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Nigeria player ratings: Which Eagles impressed vs. Libya?

Odion Ighalo stole the headlines as Nigeria boosted their hopes of reaching the Africa Cup of Nations with a 3-2 victory over Libya.

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Libya 2-3 Nigeria: What did we learn?

Nigeria took a massive step towards the Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday when they defeated Libya 3-2 away to move to the top of Group E.

Late Ighalo winner puts Nigeria in driving seat

Odion Ighalo scored twice - including an 81st-minute winner - as Nigeria overcame Libya's comeback to win 3-2 in North Africa.

Africa Cup of Nations

AFCON: Four teams qualify for finals

Three African sides confirmed their tickets for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations during Tuesday's qualifiers.

Egypt and Tunisia book AFCON tickets

The North African heavyweights defeated Eswatini and Niger on Tuesday to qualify for next year's finals.

Madagascar secure first AFCON appearance

The island nation defeated Equatorial Guinea on Tuesday to secure a place at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals.

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Follow live: Warriors open up title defense

The NBA is back and Golden State begins its quest for a third straight title by hosting Oklahoma City at Oracle.

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Will Golden State get an alternate ending to the 'KD Watch' sequel?

With two titles and two Finals MVPs, what else could Kevin Durant want? The Warriors -- like the Thunder before -- begin a season-long wait for the answer.

Kerr: Dynasties need the first domino

Steve Kerr discusses the structure of dynasties and how each one needs to start with one player.


Kerr laughed at idea of Warriors winning titles

Steve Kerr reflects on laughing at Warriors owner Joe Lacob making a promise to hang banners in Oracle back in 2010.


Celtics down Sixers in NBA season opener

Boston took the first game of a budding Eastern conference rivalry against Philadelphia as the NBA returns.

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Tatum puts on a show in season opener

Jayson Tatum has all the moves on display against the 76ers, scoring 23 points in the Celtics' victory.


TD Garden erupts after Tatum's monster jam

Jayson Tatum finds a clear lane to the basket and throws down a huge, one-handed dunk that gets the crowd to their feet.


Tatum: It 'feels good' to have everyone back

Jayson Tatum discusses Gordon Hayward's highly anticipated return and the Celtics' 105-87 win over the 76ers.


Hayward says it felt great to be back on court

Gordon Hayward talks about how great it was to be playing and how he felt he performed in his first game back from injury.


Tatum shakes and bakes Embiid for jumper

Jayson Tatum shows off his handles to shake off Joel Embiid and then knocks down a pull-up jumper.


Brown powers past Embiid's block for a basket

Jaylen Brown takes on Joe Embiid for a dunk, gets blocked, but still manages to sink the basket.


Baynes' dime leads to Irving layup

Aron Baynes bounces a pass between two defenders to Kyrie Irving, who drives for the easy layup.


Tatum Eurosteps for and-1

Jayson Tatum drives downcourt, pulls off a Eurostep and drains a layup while drawing a foul.


Simmons feeds Embiid for huge dunk

Ben Simmons bounces a pass backwards, between his legs to Joel Embiid, who rocks the rim with a monster jam.



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Giannis, Embiid headline African NBA players

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Joel Embiid and Mohamed Bamba are just three of the African NBA stories to follow this season. Who else we got?

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Griezmann double secures France win over Germany

Antoine Griezmann's second-half brace earned France a comeback win over Germany in the Nations League, which further cements Les Bleus' place atop Group 1 -- and Germany's at the foot of the group.

France 2-1 Germany: Germany staring down relegation

Germany won't be appearing in the Nations League finals this summer as they fall 2-1 to France and face the prospect of relegation from League A.


Marcotti: Absurd to fire Low after improved Germany showing

ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti and Craig Burley have a heated debate on Joachim Low's future following Germany's defeat against France.


Manchester United

EXCLUSIVE: Paul Scholes takes aim at Man Utd's season of discontent

Paul Scholes will always give his honest opinion and as a "frustrated Man United fan" he's got lots to say about Jose Mourinho, Paul Pogba and his club.


De Gea conflicted regarding Man Utd future

David De Gea is one of the top goalkeepers in the world and has flirted with leaving Man United before. This time his decision is harder than ever.

Mourinho charged by FA for TV comments

Jose Mourinho has been charged by the Football Association for his comments made to television cameras following Man United's win over Newcastle.

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Brundage letters show desire to curb U.S. protests in '68

Newly revealed correspondence corroborates a belief that Tommie Smith and John Carlos delivered their Black Power salute at the 1968 Olympics under threat of expulsion -- a threat that applied to the entire U.S. delegation in Mexico City.

Go ahead, tell Sarah Reinertsen what she can't do

The Ironman World Championship is grueling at best, but that hasn't deterred amputee Sarah Reinertsen. The 43-year-old went back for her third race in 14 years, and, well, third time's a charm.

Wait, wasn't Derek Carr supposed to thrive under Jon Gruden?

The Raiders brought in Jon Gruden to "fix" Derek Carr, but Carr has looked a shell of his 2016 self so far this season.

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Cristiano Jr scores brace for Juve under-9s

Cristiano Ronaldo Jr. appears to be following in fathers footsteps as he scores incredible solo goal.


WATCH - Zazai emulates Yuvraj's six-sixes

The 20-year old became only the third player in T20 history to hit six sixes in an over


Mick Schumacher crowned Formula 3 European champion

Mick Schumacher, son of seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael, was officially crowned Formula 3 European champion in Hockenheim.


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