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    In 2014, Mo’Ne Davis, the first girl to appear for a U.S. team in South Williamsport since 2004, throws a no-hitter in the Little League World Series. See more sports moments from this date:

      The World Cup in Qatar takes place from Nov. 20-Dec. 18. It's one of the most eagerly anticipated World Cups in memory as much for off-the-field reasons as those on it. It likely represents the last chance for Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to win the tournament. Kylian Mbappé and France are back to defend their title. Brazil is bidding for a record-extending sixth title. The first World Cup in the Middle East will contain 32 teams and 64 matches across 28 days. Iran against the United States and Spain facing Germany are some of the group-stage matches to watch out for.

        It appears Ralf Rangnick was correct when he made the blunt assessment that Manchester United needed soccer’s equivalent of “open-heart surgery” to fix the many issues afflicting England’s biggest club. Rangnick said that in April and he has since been replaced by Erik ten Hag as manager. It has taken just two painful Premier League games for Ten Hag to understand quite the mess he has joined. United has underperforming and in certain cases unmotivated players, an imbalanced squad, a faltering recruitment team unable to bring in its primary targets and American owners increasingly loathed by the fans. Ten Hag isn't helping himself with some questionable decision-making.

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        Atlanta Falcons rookie receiver Drake London will likely be held out of practice this week because of a right knee injury, but the No. 8 overall pick isn’t expected to miss significant time. London was injured in the Falcons’ preseason opener at Detroit. He went out on the first series after catching a 24-yard pass. Coach Arthur Smith says London isn't likely to practice this week, including joint workouts with the New York Jets ahead of an Aug. 22 preseason game at the Meadowlands. It’s possible London won’t play against until the Sept. 11 regular-season opener against New Orleans.

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