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Will Ryan Braun win the National League MVP?

Ryan Braun

Ryan Braun, Milwaukee Brewers left fielder, has been the standout player of the year in Major League Baseball’s National League, but following allegations of performance enhancing drug usage, will voters choose Braun as the most valuable player?

Ryder Cup: USA need 13 to be lucky

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The bookmakers have USA as definitive favourites to regain the Ryder Cup this weekend in Chicago, largely down to their home advantage, but I think the '13th man' only serves to equalise the two teams.

What next for Rafa?

Rafa Nadal

Rafael Nadal, perennially ranked in the top two of world tennis, has seen his star falling since defeat at Wimbledon to world number 100 Lukas Rosol and his subsequent injury layoff.



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New York attorney general orders daily fantasy sports firms to shut down

New York’s attorney general has ordered daily fantasy sports firms DraftKings and FanDuel to cease operations with consumers in the state, claiming their games constitute illegal gambling under New York law – the most significant blow yet in the mounting legal challenge facing what’s become a multibillion-dollar industry.