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New York Giants wide receiver Russell Shepard breaks a tackle against the New York Jets for a touchdown during the first half at MetLife Stadium, August 8.   Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

New York Giants wide receiver Russell Shepard breaks a tackle against the New York Jets for a touchdown during the first half at MetLife Stadium, August 8. Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

New York Giants wide receiver Russell Shepard breaks a tackle against the New York Jets for a touchdown during the first half at MetLife Stadium, August 8. Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports
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Antigua and Barbuda's Priscilla Frederick celebrates after a jump during the women's high jump final at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, August 8.  


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Antigua and Barbuda's Priscilla Frederick celebrates after a jump during the women's high jump final at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, August 8. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Antigua and Barbuda's Priscilla Frederick celebrates after a jump during the women's high jump final at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, August 8. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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Mexico's Alvaro Beltran lies down after breaking a glass panel of the racquetball court during his men's singles gold medal match against Mexico's Rodrigo Montoya at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, August 7. 
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Mexico's Alvaro Beltran lies down after breaking a glass panel of the racquetball court during his men's singles gold medal match against Mexico's Rodrigo Montoya at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, August 7. REUTERS/Guadalupe Pardo

Mexico's Alvaro Beltran lies down after breaking a glass panel of the racquetball court during his men's singles gold medal match against Mexico's Rodrigo Montoya at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, August 7. REUTERS/Guadalupe Pardo
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Manchester United's Daniel James celebrates scoring their fourth goal against Chelsea with Scott McTominay, Marcus Rashford and team mates, August 11.  


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Manchester United's Daniel James celebrates scoring their fourth goal against Chelsea with Scott McTominay, Marcus Rashford and team mates, August 11. Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff

Manchester United's Daniel James celebrates scoring their fourth goal against Chelsea with Scott McTominay, Marcus Rashford and team mates, August 11. Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff
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Pilots fly their paragliders during 16th FAI Paragliding World Championship in Krusevo, North Macedonia, August 7.  
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Pilots fly their paragliders during 16th FAI Paragliding World Championship in Krusevo, North Macedonia, August 7. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

Pilots fly their paragliders during 16th FAI Paragliding World Championship in Krusevo, North Macedonia, August 7. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski
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Nola Matthews performs during the 2019 U.S. Gymnastics Championships at Sprint Center in Kansas City, August 11. 
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Nola Matthews performs during the 2019 U.S. Gymnastics Championships at Sprint Center in Kansas City, August 11. Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

Nola Matthews performs during the 2019 U.S. Gymnastics Championships at Sprint Center in Kansas City, August 11. Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
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Athletes compete in the cycling BMX men's semifinal at the cycling BMX men's semifinal at the Pan American Games in Lima, August 9.  

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Athletes compete in the cycling BMX men's semifinal at the cycling BMX men's semifinal at the Pan American Games in Lima, August 9. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Athletes compete in the cycling BMX men's semifinal at the cycling BMX men's semifinal at the Pan American Games in Lima, August 9. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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Brazil's Marcus Dalmeida in action during the archery men's recurve individual semifinal at the Pan American Games in Lima, August 11. 


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Brazil's Marcus Dalmeida in action during the archery men's recurve individual semifinal at the Pan American Games in Lima, August 11. REUTERS/Guadalupe Pardo

Brazil's Marcus Dalmeida in action during the archery men's recurve individual semifinal at the Pan American Games in Lima, August 11. REUTERS/Guadalupe Pardo
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Manchester United's Paul Pogba in action with Chelsea's Olivier Giroud, August 11. 


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Manchester United's Paul Pogba in action with Chelsea's Olivier Giroud, August 11. REUTERS/Phil Noble

Manchester United's Paul Pogba in action with Chelsea's Olivier Giroud, August 11. REUTERS/Phil Noble
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Sterilgarda Max Racing Team's Aron Canet during Moto3 qualifying at the Austrian Grand Prix in Spielberg, August 10.  


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Sterilgarda Max Racing Team's Aron Canet during Moto3 qualifying at the Austrian Grand Prix in Spielberg, August 10. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

Sterilgarda Max Racing Team's Aron Canet during Moto3 qualifying at the Austrian Grand Prix in Spielberg, August 10. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
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Venezuela's Ruben Limardo vs compatriot Jesus Limardo during the men's fencing epee individual gold medal bout at the Pan American Games in Lima, August 5. Picture taken with multiple exposure. REUTERS/Guadalupe Pardo

Venezuela's Ruben Limardo vs compatriot Jesus Limardo during the men's fencing epee individual gold medal bout at the Pan American Games in Lima, August 5. Picture taken with multiple exposure. REUTERS/Guadalupe Pardo

Venezuela's Ruben Limardo vs compatriot Jesus Limardo during the men's fencing epee individual gold medal bout at the Pan American Games in Lima, August 5. Picture taken with multiple exposure. REUTERS/Guadalupe Pardo
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Wales' Alun Wyn Jones in action during a line out against England during their Rugby World Cup warm-up match in Twickenham, Britain, August 11.  REUTERS/David Klein

Wales' Alun Wyn Jones in action during a line out against England during their Rugby World Cup warm-up match in Twickenham, Britain, August 11. REUTERS/David Klein

Wales' Alun Wyn Jones in action during a line out against England during their Rugby World Cup warm-up match in Twickenham, Britain, August 11. REUTERS/David Klein
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Mexico in action during the rhythmic gymnastics 5 balls final at the Pan American Games in Lima, August 4.  


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Mexico in action during the rhythmic gymnastics 5 balls final at the Pan American Games in Lima, August 4. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Mexico in action during the rhythmic gymnastics 5 balls final at the Pan American Games in Lima, August 4. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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Minnesota Twins pinch hitter Miguel Sano celebrates with teammates after hitting a walk off home run in the ninth inning against the Atlanta Braves at Target Field, August 5. 

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Minnesota Twins pinch hitter Miguel Sano celebrates with teammates after hitting a walk off home run in the ninth inning against the Atlanta Braves at Target Field, August 5. Ben Ludeman-USA TODAY Sports

Minnesota Twins pinch hitter Miguel Sano celebrates with teammates after hitting a walk off home run in the ninth inning against the Atlanta Braves at Target Field, August 5. Ben Ludeman-USA TODAY Sports
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A general view of the Mini 7 and Miglia Championship race at Brands Hatch in West Kingsdown, Britain, August 11.    


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A general view of the Mini 7 and Miglia Championship race at Brands Hatch in West Kingsdown, Britain, August 11. REUTERS/Matthew Childs

A general view of the Mini 7 and Miglia Championship race at Brands Hatch in West Kingsdown, Britain, August 11. REUTERS/Matthew Childs
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San Francisco 49ers defensive back Tarvarius Moore catches the ball out of bounds on a defensive stop against the Dallas Cowboys during the fourth quarter at Levi's Stadium, August 10.    Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

San Francisco 49ers defensive back Tarvarius Moore catches the ball out of bounds on a defensive stop against the Dallas Cowboys during the fourth quarter at Levi's Stadium, August 10. Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

San Francisco 49ers defensive back Tarvarius Moore catches the ball out of bounds on a defensive stop against the Dallas Cowboys during the fourth quarter at Levi's Stadium, August 10. Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports
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A Portland Timbers fan celebrates after a Timbers goal during the second half against the Vancouver Whitecaps at Providence Park in Portland, August 10. The Timbers beat the Whitecaps 3-1. Troy Wayrynen-USA TODAY Sports

A Portland Timbers fan celebrates after a Timbers goal during the second half against the Vancouver Whitecaps at Providence Park in Portland, August 10. The Timbers beat the Whitecaps 3-1. Troy Wayrynen-USA TODAY Sports

A Portland Timbers fan celebrates after a Timbers goal during the second half against the Vancouver Whitecaps at Providence Park in Portland, August 10. The Timbers beat the Whitecaps 3-1. Troy Wayrynen-USA TODAY Sports
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Leicester City's Hamza Choudhury in action against Wolverhampton in Leicester, August 11. REUTERS/Andrew Yates

Leicester City's Hamza Choudhury in action against Wolverhampton in Leicester, August 11. REUTERS/Andrew Yates

Leicester City's Hamza Choudhury in action against Wolverhampton in Leicester, August 11. REUTERS/Andrew Yates
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Tottenham's Tanguy Ndombele scores their first goal against Aston Villa in London, August 10.  


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Tottenham's Tanguy Ndombele scores their first goal against Aston Villa in London, August 10. Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs

Tottenham's Tanguy Ndombele scores their first goal against Aston Villa in London, August 10. Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs
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Fireworks are displayed over the National Stadium at the end of the closing ceremony for the XVIII Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, August 11.   


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Fireworks are displayed over the National Stadium at the end of the closing ceremony for the XVIII Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, August 11. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Fireworks are displayed over the National Stadium at the end of the closing ceremony for the XVIII Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, August 11. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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