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Worth $5 billion, the world’s most valuable sports team is the Dallas Cowboys

Worth $5 billion, the world’s most valuable sports team is the Dallas Cowboys

The Dallas Cowboys is the most valuable sports team in the world according to Forbes, worth a staggering $5 billion. It’s the fourth consecutive year that the NFL outfit has topped the rankings, this year fending off competition from teams from the worlds of baseball, basketball and European soccer. Owned by businessman Jerry Jones, the…MORE

Shane Lowry achieves Open dream, sets sights on Ryder Cup

Shane Lowry achieves Open dream, sets sights on Ryder Cup

He grew up with a famous Gaelic football-playing dad, but Shane Lowry’s dream as one of the only golfers in a school of 500 was always to win the Open. He accomplished that in spectacular fashion Sunday with a momentous six-shot victory over England’s Tommy Fleetwood to clinch his first major title at Royal Portrush.…MORE

Shane Lowry clinches Claret Jug for first major title

Shane Lowry clinches Claret Jug for first major title

It was his to lose, but Ireland’s Shane Lowry had no intention of letting the Claret Jug slip from his grasp as he romped to victory in the Open at Royal Portrush for his first major title. The 32-year-old weathered difficult conditions and the pressure of holding onto a sizeable overnight lead to beat England’s…MORE

Shane Lowry lights up Open with stunning charge

Shane Lowry lights up Open with stunning charge

The roars for Shane Lowry were just different. Deeper, more throaty, more heartfelt. With no Northern Irishman in contention, the Royal Portrush crowds have taken Ireland’s Lowry to heart and how it has inspired him. They roared and chanted and clapped and waved as he walked onto the 18th green Saturday, having left the field…MORE

Tour de France: Alaphilippe extends lead as Frenchmen shine in Pyrenees

Tour de France: Alaphilippe extends lead as Frenchmen shine in Pyrenees

Going into the Tour de France’s first big mountain climb in the Pyrenees, the question was: How much time would Geraint Thomas make up on Julian Alaphilippe? At the end of the 14th stage, however, it was Alaphilippe who extended his overall lead over the defending champion to more than two minutes to give the…MORE

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