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U.S. women’s soccer team, Alex Morgan keep on winning at 2019 ESPY Awards

U.S. women’s soccer team, Alex Morgan keep on winning at 2019 ESPY Awards

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July 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. women's soccer team kept their victory party going Wednesday night during the 27th annual ESPY Awards 2019 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles adding Best Team to their recent FIFA Women's World Cup championship. The team had just landed in Los Angeles a few hours after completing their victory parade in New York City when they beat out the NFL's New England Patriots, the Toronto Raptors of the NBA, baseball's Boston Red Sox and NCAA football's Clemson Tigers for the award. "We literally just got off a plane a couple of hours ago," said Carli Lloyd on accepting the award from actress Sandra Bullock. "Got hair and makeup in the plane and we look pretty fabulous." She then thanked their worldwide fans for their support. "It's been an incredible journey. Super ...
Alex Danson: England captain and Olympic champion on head injury recovery

Alex Danson: England captain and Olympic champion on head injury recovery

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Media playback is not supported on this device Nine months ago, Alex Danson laughed at a joke made by her boyfriend.It was a seemingly insignificant moment, something that happens often in a relationship.But for Danson it led to what she describes as the "most challenging part" of her life. Two years on from winning Olympic hockey gold with her Great Britain team-mates, Danson was on holiday with her now fiance Alex.He, she says, is "really not that funny". This time he was, and when she threw her head back to laugh, it hit a concrete wall.The impact gave her what she ...
Kazakhstan 3-0 Scotland: Alex McLeish refuses to discuss future

Kazakhstan 3-0 Scotland: Alex McLeish refuses to discuss future

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Media playback is not supported on this device Alex McLeish refused to discuss his future after leading Scotland to one of the nation's most ignominious defeats in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier in Kazakhstan.The Scots were two down inside 10 minutes, and conceded again just after the break to give the Kazakhs only a second win in 21 qualifiers.On Sunday, they face San Marino, who lost their opener 5-0 in Cyprus. "I'll continue to do my job and won't get drawn into that," said McLeish.Speaking to Sky Sports in the immediate aftermath of the abject defeat, the manage...
Famous birthdays for March 11: Terrence Howard, Alex Kingston

Famous birthdays for March 11: Terrence Howard, Alex Kingston

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March 11 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Pisces. They include: -- Silent movie star Dorothy Gish in 1898 -- Bandleader Lawrence Welk in 1903 -- Former British Prime Minister Harold Wilson in 1916 -- Civil rights leader Ralph Abernathy in 1926 -- Media mogul Rupert Murdoch in 1931 (age 88) File Photo by Ray Stubblebine/UPI -- Television newsman Sam Donaldson in 1934 (age 85) -- U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia in 1936 -- Musician Bobby McFerrin in 1950 (age 69) -- Filmmaker Jerry Zucker in 1950 (age 69) -- Author Douglas Adams in 1952 -- Actor Alex Kingston in 1963 (age 56) File Phot...
Famous birthdays for Feb.15: Alex Borstein, Jane Seymour

Famous birthdays for Feb.15: Alex Borstein, Jane Seymour

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Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Aquarius. They include: -- Italian astronomer/physicist Galileo Galilei in 1564 -- Jeweler Charles Tiffany in 1812 -- Feminist pioneer Susan B. Anthony in 1820 -- British philosopher/mathematician Alfred North Whitehead in 1861 -- Illustrator Lillian Disney in 1899 -- Songwriter Harold Arlen in 1905 -- Actor Cesar Romero in 1907 -- Miep Gies, born Heroine Santruschitz, who helped hide Anne Frank and her family, in 1909 -- Actor John Barrymore in 1882 -- Actor Harvey Korman in 1927 -- Actor Claire Bloom in 1931 (age 88) -- Astronaut Roger Chaffee in 1935 -- Football Hall of Fame member John Hadl in 1940 (age 79) -- Actor Marisa Berenson in 1947 (age 72) -- Actor Jane Seymour in 1951 (age 68) ...