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Kalu, Osimhen star for Super Eagles in Afcon opener

Nigeria overcame a scare from Benin to eke out a win in their opening 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. Here are three takeaways from the game

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Meet the air traffic controller directing Cape Verde's footballing ascent

When your day job is managing thousands of lives in criss-crossing aircraft across a continent, managing a football team holds few terrors.

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Lakers' instant chemistry surprising to LeBron, AD

LeBron James and Anthony Davis had high hopes coming into this season, but they didn't expect this.

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Meet the five players thrown into the Golden State spotlight

The Hamptons Five they are not, but a group of relative unknowns is helping the depleted defending Western Conference champs navigate a bizarre season.

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Colin Kaepernick: Private Workout

Here's why Colin Kaepernick is working out for NFL teams, and what happens next

The 32-year-old quarterback will work out for NFL teams on Saturday. He hasn't played since Week 17 of the 2016 season. Could he get signed?

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Stephen A. likes Kaepernick to the Bears

Stephen A. Smith makes the case for the Bears signing Colin Kaepernick and moving on from Mitchell Trubisky.

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Adesanya has a message for Jones

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International Break

Mbappe leads the most in-form players on international duty

Yes, it's another international break, but do not despair: Here are 10 players, from 10 countries, who make this week's games worth watching!

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Mbappe in & Modric out at Real Madrid?

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