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Germany out of World Cup despite 4-2 win over Costa Rica

AL KHOR, Qatar (AP) – Consecutive early exits at world Cup German coach Hansi Flick wants to get back to basics. The four-time champions were once again knocked out of the group stage, four years after their embarrassing performance as defending champions in Russia. Something has to change, Flick said after a 4-2 win over …

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US soccer briefly removes Iranian flag emblem at World Cup

Doha, Qatar — The United States Soccer Federation briefly displayed the Iranian national flag on social media without the Islamic Republic emblem, saying the move supported protesters in Iran in front of both nations. world Cup game Tuesday. The Iranian government responded by accusing America of removing God’s name from its national flag. The USSF …

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Indonesian rescuers focus on landslide as quake toll rises

A man carries his injured daughter as they walk to a temporary shelter for people displaced by Monday’s earthquake in Cianjur, West Java, Indonesia on Thursday. The 5.6 magnitude earthquake left hundreds dead, injured and missing as buildings collapsed and terrified residents ran for their lives on the main island of Java, Indonesia. (Tatan Syuflana, …

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Supporters of the Iranian government clash with protesters during the World Cup

AL RAYYAN, Qatar (AP) — Tensions ran high in Iran’s second game at the world Cup Friday as supporters supporting the Iranian government harassed those protesting against it and stadium security seized flags, t-shirts and other items expressing support for the protest movement that has gripped the Islamic Republic . Some fans were prevented by …

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Seven Michigan St football players charged in tunnel scrum

ANN ARBOUR, Mich. — Seven Michigan State players were charged for their actions during the postgame melee in the Michigan Stadium tunnel last month, according to a statement released Wednesday by the Washtenaw County District Attorney’s Office. The most serious charge is against cornerback Khary Crump, who faces one count of felony assault. The charges …

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76ers fans unleash all their vitriol on Ben Simmons

PHILADELPHIA — The 76ers’ star power was missing, but Philadelphia’s manpower was there. Tens of thousands of Philadelphians showed up to badger the hated Ben Simmons.  Simmons’ friend-turned-rival Joel Embiid sat Tuesday with a foot sprain, and guards James Harden and Tyrese Maxey missed Simmons’ return, too.  “The fans will make up for it,” Simmons …

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