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Tony Siragusa, Super Bowl winner and NFL sideline reporter, dies at age 55

Tony Siragusa, Super Bowl winner and NFL sideline reporter, dies at age 55

Tony Siragusa, the charismatic defensive tackle who helped lead a stout Baltimore defense to a Super Bowl title, has died. He was 55. The Baltimore Ravens, for which Siragusa played five seasons, said Siragusa died “unexpectedly” Wednesday morning. A cause of death was not immediately given. Tony Siragusa as a sideline reporter an NFL matchup …

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Tony Siragusa, Super Bowl winner and NFL sideline reporter, dies at age 55

Tony Siragusa, Super Bowl winner and NFL sideline reporter, dies at age 55

Tony Siragusa, the charismatic defensive tackle who helped lead a stout Baltimore defense to a Super Bowl title, has died. He was 55. The Baltimore Ravens, for which Siragusa played five seasons, said Siragusa died “unexpectedly” Wednesday morning. A cause of death was not immediately given. Tony Siragusa as a sideline reporter an NFL matchup …

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Sound off!  Trumpet is the 1st bloodhound to win Westminster show

Sound off! Trumpet is the 1st bloodhound to win Westminster show

TARRYTOWN, NY (AP) — Now this hound has something to toot his horn about. A bloodhound named Trumpet won the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Wednesday night, marking the first time the breed has ever snared US dogdom’s most coveted best in show prize. Rounding the finalists’ ring with a poised and powerful stride, …

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Ukraine's hopes of reaching this year's World Cup end with defeat against Wales

Ukraine’s hopes of reaching this year’s World Cup end with defeat against Wales

Ukraine has failed to qualify for this year’s FIFA World Cup, football’s most prestigious tournament, after a 1-0 defeat to Wales, but when your country is at war it doesn’t really matter. The bloodshed continues, lives are still being lost. Yet, for 90 minutes on a rain-soaked evening in Wales, this match did matter, because …

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'I was close to death,' says former Liverpool star following Champions League final 'disorganization'

‘I was close to death,’ says former Liverpool star following Champions League final ‘disorganization’

Tens of thousands of fans filtered through Paris towards the Stade de France ready to watch Liverpool and Real Madrid go head-to-head for European club football’s premier prize. But for former Liverpool player Alan Kennedy, the match was marred by a terrifying experience, leaving him fearing there would be “loss of life.” The hugely anticipated …

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Tom Brady explains why he felt 'pressure' to end brief retirement

Tom Brady explains why he felt ‘pressure’ to end brief retirement

Tom Brady is now elaborating on his decision to end his retirement in March after a whole 40 days. During a Q&A with Ernie Johnson on Wednesday night as part of “The Match” golf event, the 44-year-old quarterback said he “felt some pressure” to return with free agency looming, despite announcing in February his decision …

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Ukraine stuns Scotland in World Cup qualifier to give war-torn country a morale boost

Ukraine stuns Scotland in World Cup qualifier to give war-torn country a morale boost

The emotional victory, that brought many watching Ukrainian fans — sporting yellow and blue colors — to tears, puts Ukraine just one win away from qualifying for the Qatar World Cup later this year. Wednesday’s playoff had originally been scheduled to take place in March, but Russia’s invasion of Ukraine forced the match’s postponement. Ukraine …

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Qatar Airways CEO defends 160 extra daily flights at 'climate-neutral' World Cup

Qatar Airways CEO defends 160 extra daily flights at ‘climate-neutral’ World Cup

Qatar Airways announced on Thursday it had partnered with regional carriers to allow World Cup ticket holders to fly into Doha and back from neighboring countries just for the day. Climate advocates say the decision flies in the face of the tournament’s sustainability goals. “Please don’t believe people saying only negative [things],” Akbar Al Baker …

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Real Madrid beats Liverpool to win Champions League title on a night marred by security issues

Real Madrid beats Liverpool to win Champions League title on a night marred by security issues

No matter how perilous the situation seems, no matter how unlikely victory appears, the team in white always seems to find a way to win. The night, though, was unfortunately marred by security issues outside of the stadium, which led to fans clambering over gates and others being targeted by tear gas in scenes that …

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