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The Yankees pitcher says he’s hanging up his cleats for real this time
England soccer great David Beckham signs a contract with Paris Saint-Germain in the club’s cash-fueled drive to build a European winner
Though England’s Premier League has long relied on new blood–and rising stars–from foreign nations, binge buying by English clubs in France’s modest Ligue 1 has made French players the top foreign contingent in Albion.
Forecasting the Super Bowl winner, the NBA champion and an historic upset