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When Gonzalo Higuain nearly doubled Argentina's lead against Belgium in the World Cup quarter-finals, the entire nation of Argentina gasped. 

No reaction summed up the near-goal better than the reaction of Alejandro Sabella, who appeared to nearly pass out after the miss. 

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The HBO series Hard Knocks is preparing for its ninth season, and with the season premiere just a month away, the show released its first preview.

Hard Knocks will be following the Atlanta Falcons during training camp, providing an inside look into everything that happens with the team. The first episode will air on Aug. 5 at 10 p.m. ET.

Time to get excited, football fans.

[CBS Sports]

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Philadelphia 76ers fans have been waiting for quite some time to see Nerlens Noel on the court after he spent all of last season recovering from a torn ACL suffered at Kentucky.

Judging from this video, it looks like he's healthy.

Noel made his NBA Summer League debut on Saturday, and was able to throw down a dunk on his very first possession.

[Vine]

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LeBron James may be preparing to sign a massive new contract, but that doesn't mean that he's going to start taking it easy.

The 29-year-old superstar posted this picture of himself carrying a massive tire down the street on Instagram with the following caption:

Even though some NBA fans may not like LeBron, it's hard not to respect the man's work ethic.

[Instagram]

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Los Angeles Angels phenom Mike Trout continues to have a terrific season, and he made another huge play for his team Friday night.

In the bottom of the ninth inning against the Houston Astros, Trout swung at a ball well below the belt on an 0-2 count. The 22-year-old got all of the ball, however, and ended up hitting the walk-off home run to give his team the win.

In 81 games, Trout already has 20 home runs and 63 RBI, as he's having yet another MVP-caliber season.

[MLB.com]

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Boston Celtics point guard Phil Pressey may have gone undrafted in 2013, but that doesn't mean that he can't still take a first-round pick from this year's draft to school.

During an NBA summer league game against the Miami Heat, Pressey was going one-on-one against former Connecticut Huskies star Shabazz Napier. Pressey caught Napier with a nasty crossover, then found his teammate for the open three-pointer.

[Vine]

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Little Anna Bella of Brazil speaks for everyone when it comes to the 2014 World Cup. 

After Brazilian star Neymar suffered a fractured vertebrae vs. Colombia, ruling him out against the team's matchup vs. Germany, the one-and-a-half-year-old girl was devastated to hear the news.

Her father explains, in an interview with Globo Esporte, via Deadspin

We feel your pain, Anna Bella.

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The Colombian newspaper Hoy went for an angry, NSFW front page in reaction to its team's 2-1 defeat to Brazil in the World Cup quarter-final.

"Spanish referee," the headline begins, before descending into a torrent of abuse.

To cut a long story short, the insult translates roughly to: "Son of the b---h who gave birth to you."

Referee Velasco Carballo came under criticism during the game for seemingly letting a lot of uncompromising Brazilian challenges go unpunished.

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The Brazilian Football Federation have released footage of Neymar's team-mates comforting the forward before he headed off to the hospital.

The 22-year-old suffered a fractured vertebra during the nation's win over Colombia in the World Cup quarter-finals.

It means that despite the victory, the country has been in some shock—and you can see in the faces of his team-mates, including the likes of David Luiz and Thiago Silva, that it was a shock to the squad as well.

Brazil's semi-final is against Germany on Tuesday.

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Dwight Howard is going to celebrate this Fourth of July the right way.

On Friday, the Houston Rockets star showed off an extensive fireworks collection. Based on the video, it looks like he is more than prepared to celebrate the United States' birthday.

When you play in Texas, it's go big or go home.

[Dwight Howard]