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Minnesota Vikings rookie Khyree Jackson and 2 former Maryland high school teammates killed in 3-car crash

By Wayne Sterling, CNN (CNN) — Khyree Jackson, an NFL draft pick in April for the Minnesota Vikings, and two former high school teammates died Saturday following an overnight car crash. Jackson was 24. Three vehicles were involved in the fatal crash in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, state police said in a statement. Jackson, a front-seat passenger in

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A new esports tournament in Saudi Arabia promises to be a game-changer – but it’s also caused division in the industry

By Ben Church, CNN (CNN) — In the heart of Saudi Arabia’s capital, a seismic moment for esports is underway; one which has triggered both excitement and concern across the industry. The Esports World Cup (EWC) – which began on July 3 – has brought together professional gamers, publishers and fans from across the world

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Spain's Mikel Merino celebrates with teammates after scoring the quarterfinal winner against Germany.

Mikel Merino scores dramatic extra-time winner to dump Euro 2024 host Germany out of tournament and send Spain to semifinals

By Ben Morse, CNN (CNN) — Euro 2024 host Germany was dumped out of the tournament on Friday after a 2-1 quarterfinal defeat by Spain in Stuttgart. Dani Olmo, who plays for Bundesliga club RB Leipzig, opened the scoring early in the second half, finishing off a slick attacking move and converting an assist from 16-year-old

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