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Richard Barrett is a Co-Founder and Head of Content at Pundit Arena. You can follow him on Twitter via @TheBoyBarrett .

Hobbled Rodgers’ Heroics Secures Historic Green Bay Comeback

Aaron Rodgers led one of the greatest comebacks in Green Bay history, returning from a first-half knee injury to throw three touchdowns in a stunning 24-23 win over the Chicago Bears. The legendary quarterback delivered a game for the ages in the Packers season opener on Sunday at Lambeau Field in Green Bay. Rodgers did it while hobbling on one …

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Rory McIlroy Flirts With 59, Shares Lead With Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods fired his lowest opening round in nearly 20 years to join Rory McIlroy at the top of the leaderboard at the BMW Championship on Thursday. The 14-time major winner Woods and McIlroy have a one-stroke lead after both shot eight-under 62 which marked the American’s best PGA first round since the 1999 Byron Nelson Classic. Woods managed an …

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Ian Poulter Among Four Ryder Cup Wildcard Picks For Team Europe

Ian Poulter has got his wish; Team Europe’s most passionate professional has been named as one of Thomas Bjorn’s wildcards for the Ryder Cup. The colourful Briton is no stranger to being a wildcard selection, for it was in 2012 at Medinah where Ian Poulter inspired one of golf’s greatest comebacks thanks to his selection by Jose Maria Olazabal. However, in …

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Tiger Woods Named On US Ryder Cup Team

Team Europe watch out, Tiger Woods is back and he’s headed to this month’s Ryder Cup in Paris as a selection for Team USA. Team USA Captain Jim Furyk has rewarded Tiger Woods’ recent form by naming him as one of his wildcard picks for the upcoming Ryder Cup, alongside Phil Mickelson and Bryson DeChambeau. Jim Furyk picks…. pic.twitter.com/FxplkypMUi — …

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DeChambeau All But Punches Ryder Cup Ticket With Another Win

Bryson DeChambeau all but assured himself of a Ryder Cup debut Monday, sealing his second straight title with a comfortable two-shot victory in the Dell Technologies Championship in Boston. DeChambeau, 24, managed six birdies in a closing round four-under-par 67 to complete his third victory of 2018 with a 16-under-par tally at TPC Boston. The Florida-based golfer had stormed to a four-shot success …

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Colin Kaepernick Fronts Nike’s ‘Just Do It’ Ad Campaign

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been chosen as the face of a new Nike advertising campaign to mark the 30th anniversary of the company’s iconic “Just Do It” slogan, it was confirmed Monday. Kaepernick, who triggered a political firestorm after kneeling during the US national anthem in 2016 to protest racial injustice, has not played in the …

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Bryson DeChambeau Shoots 63, Gets Tiger’s Vote For Ryder Cup

Tiger Woods backed Bryson DeChambeau as a US Ryder Cup captain’s choice on Sunday after watching his playing partner fire an eight-under 63 at the PGA Dell Technologies Championship. Woods, a 14-time major champion, and DeChambeau, coming off this third career PGA title at last week’s Northern Trust event, are each expected to receive “wildcard” picks from US captain Jim Furyk …

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Usain Bolt of Jamaica salutes the crowd after winning 100m "Salute to a Legend " race during the Racers Grand Prix at the national stadium in Kingston, Jamaica, on June 10, 2017. Bolt partied with his devoted fans in an emotional farewell at the National Stadium on June 10 as he ran his final race on Jamaican soil. Bolt is retiring in August following the London World Championships. / AFP PHOTO / Jewel SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Nervous Usain Bolt To Make Football Debut On Friday

Usain Bolt is set for his first taste of competitive football on Friday in a much-hyped game, but the sprint superstar admits he is nervous with his fitness levels not up to scratch. The Jamaican is likely to be handed a ten or fifteen-minute run-out for Australia’s Central Coast Mariners in a friendly against an amateur side as he works …

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Ryan Giggs Names Wales Squad To Face Ireland

Gareth Bale spearheads Ryan Giggs’ Wales squad for his first two competitive fixtures in charge against the Republic of Ireland and Denmark next month. Bale has been in fine form for Real Madrid, scoring in the European champions’ opening two La Liga games, as he looks to fill the void left by Cristiano Ronaldo. The four-time Champions League winner will …

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Floyd Mayweather’s 50-0 Record Has Been Beaten

Thai boxer Wanheng Menayothin grabbed his 51st straight victory Wednesday in a long but lop-sided bout against a fighter from the Philippines, defending his WBC title and surpassing the undefeated record of boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. The 105-pound minimumweight champion, nicknamed the “dwarf giant” for his compact build and heavy hitting style, won on points after a bruising 12 …

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Joachim Low Rejects Ozil’s Accusations Of Racism In German FA

Joachim Low has rejected Mesut Ozil’s accusations of racism within the German FA as the head coach gave his analysis of Germany’s World Cup debacle on Wednesday. “Mesut made allegations of racism, but I can clearly say that in the DFB, there has never been racist comments,” Low said while announcing the Germany squad to face world champions France in …

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Trump Meets With FIFA Boss, Gives Red Card To The Media

President Donald Trump welcomed FIFA boss Gianni Infantino to the White House on Tuesday, congratulating football’s governing body for awarding the 2026 World Cup to North America before jokingly waving a red card at journalists. “I very much appreciate the fact that we have won a very important event, the World Cup in 2026,” said Trump, who had backed the …

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YouTube Bout Earns Millions, Universally Appals Boxing Fans

A boxing bout between YouTube celebrities Logan Paul and KSI has appalled aficionados of the noble art but left the two protagonists laughing all the way to the bank. More than 15,000 fans crowded into Britain’s Manchester Arena on Saturday to watch boxing novices Paul and KSI — real name Olatunji Olajide — clamber into the ring for a six-round …

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Manu Ginobili Confirms NBA Retirement Following Epic Career

San Antonio Spurs star Manu Ginobili confirmed his retirement from basketball on Monday, bringing down the curtain on a 23-year career that included four NBA Finals victories. The 41-year-old Argentine star, widely seen as the most successful foreign player in the history of the NBA, confirmed his retirement in a brief posting on social media. “Today, with a wide range …

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