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Boxing: Carnival hits town as Mayweather and McGregor ready to fight

| | Aug 23 2017 - 12:05am | Comments

LAS VEGAS — The carnival finally hit town Tuesday, with Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. putting on a bit of a fashion show before promising to knock each other out in their highly anticipated boxing match.

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    LOS ANGELES — Although Vasyl Lomachenko had battered Miguel Marriaga around the ring for 6 1/2 superlative rounds, the Ukrainian star couldn’t break his Colombian opponent’s will until he landed a body punch that told him the end was finally near.

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    LONDON — The moment and the crowd of 55,900 at London Stadium were his, and Usain Bolt was inches from a clean getaway.

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    ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Finishing fast after a slow start, Michelle Wie birdied her last three holes Thursday for an 8-under 64 for a one-shot lead in the Women’s British Open.

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    CANTON, Ohio — The NFL is back, sort of.

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    CANTON, Ohio — Don’t look for too many stars on the field Thursday night when the Dallas Cowboys and Arizona Cardinals kick off the NFL preseason in the Pro Football Hall of Fame game.

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    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Jamal Adams meant no disrespect to players and families dealing with the effects of concussions. He simply loves football.

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    Somehow, LaVar Ball became the story in college basketball. Now he has become one of the stories in all of sports.

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    LOS ANGELES — By 2028, a new stadium being built for the Rams and the Chargers will have been beaten up by nearly a decade of NFL games. The seemingly intractable problems of Southern California — traffic and homelessness — might get better or grow worse.

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    MIAMI — Gio Gonzalez took the mound Monday filled with emotion while thinking of his extremely pregnant wife and his late friend Jose Fernandez.

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    CHICAGO — Steve Bartman is getting a World Series championship ring from the Chicago Cubs.

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    Yu Darvish and Sonny Gray headed a parade of prized arms on the move Monday, leaving little doubt on trade deadline day: Top teams made a big pitch for the playoffs.

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    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Jamal Adams has been cheered plenty of times during his football career. This might have been the most awkward.

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    ARLINGTON, Texas — Adrian Beltre had a feeling like none other he has experienced on a baseball field when he saw his three children coming toward him. Then they kept running to the wall in right-center field.