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Ecuador fans chant ‘we want beer’ vs. Qatar

Not all of the excitement from Sunday’s opening World Cup match between Ecuador and Qatar took place on the field. Two days after it was announced that the sale of beer with alcohol would be banned at the eight World Culp stadiums, Ecuador fans appeared to chant in the stands, …

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VAR ruling disallows goal in Ecuador-Qatar game

Well, that didn’t take long. Sunday’s opening match of the 2022 World Cup got off to a controversial start when Ecuador striker Enner Valencia appeared to get an early goal against host country Qatar, but it was then ruled offside by VAR, or the Video Assistant Referee, and disallowed. In …

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USMNT hopes youth will be served in this World Cup

If you happen to be a supporter of the Jets in the NFL, rooting for the U.S. men’s national team in soccer must feel familiar in that they both have a nasty habit of teasing before eventually letting you down. This has been taking place for more years than you …

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Kyrie Irving apologizes, will play Sunday against Grizzlies

An emotional Kyrie Irving publicly apologized Sunday morning for promoting an anti-Semitic movie, and had his team suspension lifted by the Nets an hour later. The prodigal point guard is finally back, set to face Memphis Sunday night at Barclays Center. “I just want to offer my deep apologies to …

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Broncos coach Nathaniel Hackett gives up play-calling duties

Whatever it takes. First-year Broncos coach Nathaniel Hackett has ceded his play-calling duties to quarterbacks coach Klint Kubiak amid what’s been a challenging year in Denver. Hackett, whose Broncos are off to a dismal 3-6 start, confirmed the change Saturday in a team meeting, according to NFL Network, expressing “he’s …

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Saints vs. Rams, Broncos vs. Raiders

Commercial content 21+. Action Network NFL analyst C Jackson Cowart is in his first season in The Post’s Bettor’s Guide. Here are his best bets for Week 11. All lines are provided by BetMGM and were accurate at time of writing. NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (-3) vs. Los Angeles Rams If this …

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Preview, predictions, what to watch for

An inside look at Sunday’s Giants-Lions matchup at MetLife Stadium.  Marquee matchup Lions C Frank Ragnow vs. Giants NT Dexter Lawrence Talk about a high-level battle. Ragnow is the fourth highest-rated center in the NFL by Pro Football Focus with a grade of 76.8. Lawrence is the No. 2-rated interior defensive …

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Jericho Sims thriving as Mitchell Robinson nears return

PHOENIX — Mitchell Robinson rejoined the Knicks on the practice court Friday in San Francisco, and was listed as questionable Saturday. That significant step led coach Tom Thibodeau to believe the team’s starting center is “a lot closer” to returning from the knee injury that has sidelined him for the …

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