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Floyd Mayweather can cash in on mismatch with Conor McGregor

For all the talk that has built up around the putative showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor being about the best pound‑for‑pound boxer of the past quarter of a century taking on the brightest star in the history of mixed martial arts, it is not. It has all the hallmarks of a mismatch. This one, like nearly all the others, is about the money.

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Carmelo Anthony saves USA as Australia fall just short

They put a scare into the US basketball team that no one imagined was possible. For most of a game that seemed impossible to happen, Australia taunted the best collection of NBA players in the world, throwing up-jumpers, shaking the rim with dunks, and sending a message that America might not be as mighty as it thought it was.

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