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U.S. women’s soccer co-captain Alex Morgan to play in 2020 Summer Olympics

U.S. women’s soccer co-captain Alex Morgan to play in 2020 Summer Olympics

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Nov. 6 (UPI) -- United States women's national soccer team star Alex Morgan said she plans to play in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo despite expecting her first child less than four months before the start of the event. Morgan, 30, announced her pregnancy on social media two weeks ago. She is expecting a baby girl in April, about three months before the beginning of the Olympics. "I hope to get back on the field as soon as possible," Morgan told reporters Tuesday. "After having a healthy baby, I want to get back with the national team and look forward to playing in Tokyo." Morgan, who helped guide the U.S. women's national team to a gold medal in the 2012 Olympics and wins in the 2019 World Cup and the 2015 World Cup, said she believes she will continue to play at a high level after h...
Jamie Carragher tells Unai Emery he MUST play Mesut Ozil in best Arsenal XI

Jamie Carragher tells Unai Emery he MUST play Mesut Ozil in best Arsenal XI

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Jamie Carragher believes Mesut Ozil should be starting regularly for Arsenal. The 31-year-old was involved in a matchday squad for the first time since September 24, playing 65 minutes of Arsenal’s 5-5 draw with Liverpool in the Carabao Cup fourth round on Wednesday. AFP or licensors Mesut Ozil grabbed an assist on his return to the Arsenal team The Gunners conceded an injury-time equaliser thanks to Divock Origi’s bicycle kick, before losing on penalties. But one positive to take from Anfield for Unai Emery was the display of forgotten man Ozil. The German was arguably Arsenal’s most impressive performer and showed his quality with a brilliant assist to set up Ainsley Maitland-Niles for Arsenal’s fourth goal. Emery admitted Ozil had a ‘very good’ ma
Rugby World Cup: Typhoon Hagibis forces England-France off; Scotland wait & Ireland play

Rugby World Cup: Typhoon Hagibis forces England-France off; Scotland wait & Ireland play

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England's Rugby World Cup match against France on Saturday has been called off because of Typhoon Hagibis, but organisers hope Scotland against Japan can go ahead as planned on Sunday.The typhoon, described as the biggest of the year, is set to wreak havoc in Tokyo and surrounding areas.Ireland's match with Samoa in Fukuoka is expected to go ahead as scheduled. "The decision to cancel matches has not been taken lightly," said tournament director Alan Gilpin."It has been made with the best interest of team, public, and tournament volunteer safety as a priority based on expert advice."'We've got no issue with it' - England coach Jones on cancellationReaction from England fansJapan F1 qualifying...
Shakira, Jennifer Lopez to play Super Bowl LIV halftime show

Shakira, Jennifer Lopez to play Super Bowl LIV halftime show

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Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Jennifer Lopez and Shakria will perform at the Super Bowl LIV halftime show Feb. 2 in Miami, Pepsi announced Thursday. Lopez confirmed with a tweet, tagging Shakira. Shakira tweeted, "It doesn't get any better than this! So excited about getting on that #SuperBowlLIV #PepsiHalftime stage!" The Lopez/Shakira team-up will mark the first time two Latina artists have performed at the Super Bowl halftime show. Recent musicians performing at halftime include Lady Gaga, Maroon 5, Coldplay, Beyonce, Black Eyed Peas, Bruce Springsteen and Justin Timberlake. Timberlake has performed at the SuperBowl twice. Pepsi has sponsored the Super Bowl halftime show since 2012 and is contracted with the NFL through 2022. Jay-Z's Roc Nation co-produces the halftime show. Shakira is releasing ...
Watch: New ‘Last Of Us Part II,’ ‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’ in Playstation State of Play

Watch: New ‘Last Of Us Part II,’ ‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’ in Playstation State of Play

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Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Sony's Playstation Sate of Play live stream event Tuesday began with a preview of Humanity, leading into footage from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. The live stream previewed several games coming to Playstation 4, Playstation VR and Playstation Store, concluding with a look at next year's The Last Of Us Part II. The Last of Us Part II showed footage of Ellie traversing bloody snow and entering a decrepit city overgrown with vegetation. She makes her way to an underground subway station. There are plenty of zombies, monsters and attack dogs in the footage before Joel returns to join her fight. The Last Of Us Part II hits stores Feb. 21. Humanity showed swarms of multi-colored humans traversing blocks and obstacles, with a little bit of battle. The game is coming next year...