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U.S. Open 2021: Can Richard Bland pull off a 'Rocco Mediate' at Torrey Pines?

SAN DIEGO — Richard Bland had seemingly done the hard part. He’d gone out early in the chill and dampness on the Torrey Pines South Course and pushed himself to the top of the leader board by getting to six under heading into the weekend at the U.S. Open. At that point, fans here just for the beach party were going to Google on their phones.
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You can now see inside some FIFA loot boxes before you buy

For at least a short time, Electronic Arts will let players in FIFA Ultimate Team look inside a loot box before they buy it. The new Preview Packs can be "opened" before they're bought, allowing players to see the opening animation and check out the contents before proceeding to purchase the pack with either freely-earned FUT Coins or real-money-purchased FIFA Points.
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Wildlife officials warn of 'unexplained' bird deaths in Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Several birds are getting sick and dying in Kentucky, and at this point, it's unclear why. Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources said in a Facebook post that it has received multiple reports of birds with similar symptoms — eye swelling, crusty discharge and neurological signs. They are not sure what is causing the illness.
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English-born striker new hero for Chile in Copa America

June 19 (Reuters) - Stoke-born striker Ben Brereton was Chile’s new hero after scoring the winning goal against Bolivia in his first international start on Friday in the Copa America. The 22-year-old was born to an English father and Chilean mother and got his first call up in May thanks...
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Richard Bland, the Unlikeliest of U.S. Open Contenders, Shows the Greatness of Golf

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – When the U.S. Open leader struck his final tee shot of the day, there were 40 people watching, including media, fellow players, caddies and the leader himself. Richard Bland looked like a man who did not expect anybody to be paying attention to him. He was unshaven. He wore a hat from his home club, The Wisley in Surrey, U.K., because no company has offered Bland to sponsor his hat. He finished his round like a man who did not care if anybody was paying attention to him.

Birds Dropping Dead In Jefferson, Boone, Kenton Counties

Wildlife agencies in a half-dozen states including Kentucky have received reports of sick and dying birds. It’s unclear what’s causing the deaths, but the birds appear with symptoms that include eye swelling, crusty discharge and neurological problems. Kentucky’s Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources has received reports of sick and...
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Readying for the worst

Distinct, European-style high-low sirens will penetrate the redwoods around Occidental and Camp Meeker Saturday morning, the latest in a series of evacuation drills ahead of fire season. The exercises are designed as much for first responders as they are for local residents. Two Saturdays ago, it took roughly 20 minutes...

European, US equities drop on Fed rate jitters

European and US stock markets fell on Friday as investors dwelled on the prospect of rising US interest rates, while London was dented also by weak UK data. Europe’s main bourses were all down more than one per cent in afternoon trading as Wall Street opened. The Dow sank 1.2...
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EURO 2020: Portugal moving up in weight class against Germany

Portugal got its European championship title defence off to a good start with an impressive victory against Hungary in Budapest at Euro 2020 on Tuesday. They’ll be stepping up in weight class, however, travelling to Munich to face Germany on Saturday. Having lost its first game against France, the host...
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Wolves prepare for challenging import draft

The Sudbury Wolves will be slow starters and fast finishers at the 2021 Canadian Hockey League Import Draft. With OHL teams drafting in a so-called serpentine arrangement this year, and in inverse order of their draft lottery results in May, the Wolves will wait until the 58th pick to take their first dip in the overseas talent pool on June 30, then make another selection at 63.
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Liga MX Transfer Talk: Big 4 offseason planning continues

With Opening Day still a month off, Liga MX teams have started preseason training camps while front offices continue to wheel-and-deal. Plenty of rumors have been dispelled, while wish lists are continually being edited and reformulated. Among the latest to be scratched off the chalkboard: that former Chivas star Rodolfo Pizarro would return from MLS (Inter Miami coach Phil Neville squashed that notion this week).