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Kailey Curtis

Journalism and Sport Management student at the University of Kansas. Intern at Pundit Arena specializing in American sports. Reach me at kaileycurtis250@gmail.com
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Paul Dunne Shoots Promising Round, As Kisner Sets Early Pace

American Kevin Kisner put down an early marker at the British Open as a five-under-par first round of 66 gave him the clubhouse lead on Thursday. Kisner narrowly outlasted South Africa’s Erik van Rooyen, who shot a four-under-par 67 after his first round. Ireland’s Paul Dunne finished his first round at level par 71. Shane Lowry shot a disappointing +3 on …

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Warren Gatland Praises Retiring Warburton As ‘One Of The Best’

Wales head coach Warren Gatland has praised Sam Warburton, who announced his retirement yesterday, as “one of the best and most respected players” in world rugby. Warburton, aged 29, led Wales for a record 49 times in his 74 appearances. His retirement decision comes after several injuries over the years, as well as neck and knee operations in the past …

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This Week’s Top 5 Stories In U.S. Sports

While mid-July is often a quiet time for American sports, the news was filled with NBA trades, MLB all-stars, and a WNBA record. Here are this week’s top five stories in U.S. sports. _____ 1. Kawhi Leonard Traded To Toronto Raptors The San Antonio Spurs have agreed to trade all-star Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green to the Toronto Raptors in …

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Owen Mulligan: Tyrone Will Beat Dublin On Saturday

Owen Mulligan believes that Tyrone can win the battle of Omagh in Healy Park this Saturday. “There’s no bigger game to do it,” he says. Mulligan, the three-time All-Ireland champ, gave his thoughts on the upcoming Dublin vs. Tyrone match in a Q&A with Paddy Power News. “This is 2018 and a chance to put things right. Tyrone have a massive …

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Breaking: Kawhi Leonard Headed To Toronto Raptors

The Toronto Raptors have agreed to a deal acquiring San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard in exchange for a trade package that includes all-star DeMar DeRozan according to ESPN. It has been reported that Toronto and San Antonio have been in trade talks for two weeks. Sources tell ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski that a call with the league office to finalize …

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Sampaoli And Argentina ‘Mutually Agree’ To Terminate Manager’s Contract

Jorge Sampaoli and Argentina have ‘mutually agreed’ to terminate Sampaoli’s contract after a disappointing World Cup run and early exit. The Argentina Football Association released a statement regarding Sampaoli’s employment. “Today, the Argentine Football Association and the former national team coach, Jorge Sampaoli, have mutually agreed to the termination of their contract.” Sampaoli joined his home country’s team in May 2017. Physical …

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Serena And Kerber Stun Opponents To Reach Wimbledon Final

After both Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber cruised past their semi-final opponents, they will meet for the second time on the Wimbledon championship stage. Kerber, the 11th and highest remaining seed, started off the semi-finals with a match against Jelena Ostapenko, the No. 12 seed. But Kerber didn’t have to work too hard. Ostapenko suffered from her own errors throughout the …

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The Top 5 Stories In U.S. Sports This Week

NFL controversies have started up, Adam Silver discusses NBA rule changes and the Warriors dominance, Damian Lillard defends the WNBA, and Carmelo Anthony could be joining a new team. Here are this week’s top five stories in US sports. _____ 1. NBA Commissioner Talks League Changes Following the NBA Board of Governors meeting, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver addressed the Golden State Warriors …

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Ciara Neville Easily Qualifies For Semi-Finals At World U-20s Championships

Limerick’s Ciara Neville has sailed so far, easily qualifying for the semi-finals of the 100m at the IAAF World U20 Championships in Tampere, Finland. The eighteen-year-old Emerald AC athlete finished second in the fourth heat of the 100m race with a season-best time of 11.54. Her second-place finish sends her through to Thursday’s semi-final race which will begin at 4pm Irish …

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Willo Flood Left In Limbo After New Move Falls Apart

Irish midfielder Willo Flood has had an odd couple of weeks. The former Hibernian player signed a one-year deal with Dunfermline Athletic only to tear up his contract once an offer from Indonesian side Bali United presented itself at the end of June. But it didn’t last long. Flood was forced to leave the club after just three days due …

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Cheatsheet: Wimbledon Quarter-Final Preview

Wimbledon has not failed to bring excitement and anticipation to the court this year. The women’s tournament has featured a shocking number of upsets, resulting in all of the top-10 seeds to be eliminated. Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are breezing through opponents, but their quarter-final opponents could possibly trip them up. With several matches coming today and tomorrow, here are the 2018 …

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James McClean Facing Disciplinary Proceedings After Training Camp Absence

James McClean will face an internal disciplinary proceeding at West Brom after failing to report for training camp without permission. A report on the club’s website says that McClean failed to appear for training at St Andrew’s University, where the club will be based for a four-day training camp until Thursday. The Baggies’ head coach Darren Moore gave four players permission to stay behind …

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Breaking: All Top 10 Women’s Seeds Eliminated At Wimbledon

Manic Monday strikes again. After a series of upsets in the women’s singles tournament at Wimbledon, all of the top-10 seeds from the women’s draw have been eliminated. With the fall of No. 7 seed Karolina Pliskova, this marks the first time in the history of the Open era (women or men) where there won’t be a single top-10 seed …

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Breaking: Former Barcelona Boss Luis Enrique Named Spain Coach

Spain has appointed former Barcelona manager Luis Enrique as their new coach to replace Julen Lopetegui, the country’s football federation (RFEF) announced on Monday. Enrique was the favorite to get the job amongst many reports. The RFEF held two press conferences on Monday to announce the changes. The first press conference unveiled Jose Francisco Molina, 47, a former goalkeeper at Atletico …

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