Ryder Cup 2018: US captain Jim Furyk makes revelation ahead of tournament

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Halep & Djokovic reach quarter-finals – but must play twice in a day

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Bob Elliott’s Baseball: ’92-93 Blue Jays are worth remembering

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‘Changes threaten death of Davis Cup’ – past winners Berdych & Hewitt speak out

Controversial proposals for the 118‑year‑old competition have been approved, despite opposition including from the Lawn Tennis Association Controversial plans to end the Davis Cup’s 37-year-old format will signal the death of the competition, says two-time winner Tomas Berdych. The 25-year £2.15bn plan approved at the International Tennis Federation AGM on Thursday would turn the Davis Cup into a season-ending 18-team event. But Czech Berdych, tweeting with the hashtag #ripdaviscup, said the history of the competition “will all be gone”. Former world number one Lleyton Hewitt called the decision a “disgrace”. “I am very proud to be a winner of the

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Robert Kubica driving ‘70% left-handed’ in F1 after rally injury

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Rapid growth hurt Renault Formula 1 team’s ‘bang-for-buck’

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‘Disaster written all over it’: Cash warns of end of Davis Cup

A World Cup-style tennis tournament could spell the end of the Davis Cup and “has disaster written all over it”, Australian Grand Slam and Davis Cup winner Pat Cash tells BBC Radio 4’s Today. Plans for the new tournament were approved by the International Tennis Federation on Thursday. Chief executive David Haggerty said the decision would elevate the Davis Cup “to new standards”. BBC Sport

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11 Extremely Emotional Moments That Will Make Soccer Fans Out Of All Of Us

What a beautiful, beautiful game.

That time a young Syrian refugee and his family got to sit the stands to watch a soccer game for the first time:

That time a young Syrian refugee and his family got to sit the stands to watch a soccer game for the first time:

In September 2015, the Santos football team in Brazil hosted a visit from 100 Syrian refugees, including 9-year-old Malek (link in Portuguese, but the pics are pretty darling all on their own tbh).

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And that time when a young Brazilian soccer fan won us over with his homemade jersey, too…

And that time when a young Brazilian soccer fan won us over with his homemade jersey, too...

Twelve-year-old Jonathan Denner couldn't afford to buy a jersey, so he made his own in order to show his support for the Cruzeiro team and went viral (link in Portuguese).

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…And got invited to visit the team’s training center.

...And got invited to visit the team's training center.

Denner got to meet some of his favorite players, and of course, he also received an official jersey from the team (link in Portuguese).

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That time in the 2016 South American Football Championship when James Marcelin scored Haiti’s first goal against Brazil, making him a national hero — especially poignant since he had been a survivor of the devastating 2010 Haiti earthquake.

That time in the 2016 South American Football Championship when James Marcelin scored Haiti's first goal against Brazil, making him a national hero — especially poignant since he had been a survivor of the devastating 2010 Haiti earthquake.

Even though Haiti ended up losing the game 7 to 1, Marcelin's goal became an incredible source of inspiration (link in Portuguese), especially for the kids in his home country.

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That time this young Portuguese fan showed sportsmanship toward a French fan after the 2016 Euro Cup.

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Portugal had defeated France 1-0, but omg, this little buddy was the real MVP.

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That time when a fan of the Aimoré Sports Club in Brazil wrote in to ask for a jersey, and added that he didn’t mind if it was stained or torn:

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The team's uniform manager was moved by the letter and set up a meeting with who he thought would be a little boy — but instead, the letter writer turned out to simply be a 33-year-old super fan.

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That time at the 2014 World Cup, when Serey Dié, a midfielder for the Ivory Coast national team, was moved to tears by his country’s national anthem.

That time at the 2014 World Cup, when Serey Dié, a midfielder for the Ivory Coast national team, was moved to tears by his country's national anthem.

Later in an interview, Dié explained that he never thought he'd play for his country — and had also been thinking of his father, who died ten years beforehand.

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That time this fan showed us the true meaning of dedication:

That time this fan showed us the true meaning of dedication:

The 47-year-old Brazilian retiree Jairton da Rocha, though unable to walk, has become a familiar face at his favorite team's games throughout the year (link in Portuguese).

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That time this fan gave his extra ticket to a man collecting cans outside the stadium, and invited him inside to watch a match for the first time:

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Honestly, soccer fandom >>>

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And finally, that time this fan decided to “put his heart to the test” after heart surgery by going to a game:

And finally, that time this fan decided to "put his heart to the test" after heart surgery by going to a game:

He'd literally had heart surgery EIGHT days (link in Portuguese) before the game. What a champ!

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