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Sofia Goggia of Italy has captured a World Cup downhill race for a second straight day at Lake Louise. Goggia only got stronger throughout the race as she finished in a time of 1 minute, 28.96 seconds. Goggia withstood a late charge by Austria’s Nina Ortlieb, who started way back with bib No. 26 and wound up just 0.34 seconds behind. Ortlieb’s finish pushed Corinne Suter of Switzerland into third place. Suter was runner-up to Goggia in Friday’s downhill race. The 30-year-old Goggia is dominating the Lake Louise downhill track in a way not seen since the days of Lindsey Vonn.

Lionel Messi marked his 1,000th professional game with his first goal in the knockout stage of a World Cup to lead into the quarterfinals with a Argentina to a 2-1 win over Australia. Messi put Argentina ahead in the 34th minute with his third goal at this year's tournament and ninth in total at the World Cup. That's one more than Diego Maradona. Julián Álvarez pounced on a heavy touch by Australia goalkeeper Mathew Ryan to tap into an empty net for the second goal as Argentina set up a meeting with the Netherlands in the quarterfinals. Australia scored a 77th-minute consolation goal when Craig Goodwin’s shot deflected in.

Halfway through the NFL season, Mike Szvetitz is 66-66-4 in his picks against the spread. Straight up, he's hitting at a 62% clip with an 84-52 record.

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