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Jack Nicklaus ice cream

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Jack Nicklaus launches ice cream brand

Golf legend Jack Nicklaus proved almost unstoppable in a career which netted him 18 major titles but just maybe his then rivals could have disturbed his concentration on course by tempting him with his favorite treat.

Nicklaus -- nicknamed "The Golden...

Nadal Argentina

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Nadal equals ATP record with Argentina title

Rafael Nadal lifted his first trophy since last year's French Open and for good measure equaled a long-standing ATP Tour record Sunday by claiming the Argentina Open crown.

Argentina legend Guillermo Vilas led the way with 46 wins in clay court tourna...

Chelsea FC

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Chelsea wins English League Cup at Wembley

Chelsea claimed the first silverware of the English domestic season and Jose Mourinho's first trophy of his second spell in charge with a 2-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley Sunday.

Goals either side of halftime from captain John Terry and an ow...

Roger Federer, 2014 Davis Cup

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Federer beats Djokovic to win Dubai title

A ruthless Roger Federer confidently dispatched World No 1. Novak Djokovic 6-3 7-5 to take the Dubai Tennis Championships title Saturday in little over one hour and 36 minutes.

The Swiss master, appearing in his 126th tour final (of which he has now w...

Travis Kvapil

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Stolen NASCAR Sprint Cup car found in Georgia

Maybe the thieves didn't know what they were stealing.

A NASCAR Sprint Cup car stolen from outside the hotel where the team was staying turned up on a rural Georgia road Saturday -- the day before the scheduled race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, but not ...

Andy Murray, 2015 Dubai Championships

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Andy Murray upset by teenager Borna Coric

Andy Murray got a taste of 18-year-old Borna Coric's pursuit of the extraordinary as the Croatian pulled off one of the biggest upsets of his nascent tennis career with a straight sets victory over the world No. 3.

FIFA headquarters

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2021 Confederations Cup won't be in Qatar

First the World Cup, now its little brother: FIFA has announced that the Qatari summer will be too hot to hold the Confederations Cup in 2021, and the tournament will thus be moved.

Afghanistan cricket

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Afghanistan wins 1st-ever cricket World Cup match

Afghanistan achieved an historic victory Thursday as it beat Scotland to win its first ever cricket World Cup match.

Appearing at the tournament for the first time, the war-torn country beat the Scots by one wicket with just three balls to spare -- s...

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