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France's Olivier Giroud, center, goes down after a header during the group C match between Denmark and France at the 2018 soccer World Cup at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on Tuesday. The teams played to a scoreless tie — the tournament's first. David Vincent/AP hide caption

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Christian Pulisic of the U.S. Men's team reacts to his team's loss to Trinidad and Tobago last October. Ashley Allen/Getty Images hide caption

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World Cup Begins Without The U.S. Men's Team

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Golden State Warriors guard Quinn Cook in the second half during an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns on April 8, 2018, in Phoenix. Cook started his basketball career in Ohio, where Game 3 of the NBA Finals happens on Wednesday. Rick Scuteri/AP hide caption

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Game 3 Of The NBA Finals A Sort Of Homecoming For Golden State Warrior Quinn Cook

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Golden State Warriors Take A 2-0 Lead Over Cleveland Cavaliers

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News Brief: North Korea Summit Plans Continue, Europe And Iran, NBA Playoffs

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NFL Tells Players To Stand And Respect The Flag And National Anthem

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NFL Says Players Must Stand During Anthem Or Teams Will Face Fines

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New Dallas Mavericks CEO Has A Big Job Ahead Of Her

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There's No Surprise In The NBA Final Teams, But There's Still Lots Of Excitement

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Baseball Player Shohei Ohtani Is The Talk Of Fans As MLB Season Gets Started

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