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Mashable
From José Fernández to Roberto Clemente, 10 star athletes who died way too soonteam before him, and he married the daughter of still another Ecuadorean soccer
From José Fernández to Roberto Clemente, 10 star athletes who died way too soon
Mashable / Posted 3 hours ago
team before him, and he married the daughter of still another Ecuadorean soccer standout. Ecuador harbored hopes of a dark-horse run in the 2014 World Cup, hopes largely pegged to Benitez, the South American side's dangerous striker. But he... Read more
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The North West Star
Keas emerge as dark horseKEAS could be the dark horse come finals time after recording a big upset win o
Keas emerge as dark horse
The North West Star / Posted 11 hours ago
KEAS could be the dark horse come finals time after recording a big upset win over Cloncurry 20-14 in their clash at Rugby Park on Saturday night. KEAS could be the dark horse come finals time after recording a big upset win over Cloncurry 20-14 in... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Rutgers lets chances slip away in loss to Iowaside, there was satisfaction over hanging with a Big Ten team many chose to win
Rutgers lets chances slip away in loss to Iowa
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 19 hours ago
side, there was satisfaction over hanging with a Big Ten team many chose to win the West division and others even tabbed a dark horse for the BCS, an ability to point to the tight game as evidence of improvement, and not only from the last few... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Is this the return of the old Jose Bautista?mostly other professional baseball players. He’s left it too late to secure th
Is this the return of the old Jose Bautista?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 22 hours ago
mostly other professional baseball players. He’s left it too late to secure the nine-figure contract he dreamed of in spring. But if the goal is turning Toronto from a dark-horse into a playoff team to be feared, Bautista’s arrival is right on... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Sunday is national comic book dayvery much into image right now.” “I’m a fan of comics in general” said Juan Nav
Sunday is national comic book day
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
very much into image right now.” “I’m a fan of comics in general” said Juan Navarro, while Maia Goldstone said “marvel or dark horse” And Michael Norberto responded, “marvel’s got great stuff but I love dc.” National comic book day is a day when... Read more
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Connecticut Post
What the Designer of Fitbit Wants to Revolutionize Nextitself and stay true to its contrarian ideals. About six years ago, NewDealDesi
What the Designer of Fitbit Wants to Revolutionize Next
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
itself and stay true to its contrarian ideals. About six years ago, NewDealDesign introduced what Amit calls a “dark horse” theory to its creative process, which involves asking “What is the opposite?” among a sea of intuitive proposed... Read more
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Greenwich Time
What the Designer of Fitbit Wants to Revolutionize Nextitself and stay true to its contrarian ideals. About six years ago, NewDealDesi
What the Designer of Fitbit Wants to Revolutionize Next
Greenwich Time / Posted 2 days ago
itself and stay true to its contrarian ideals. About six years ago, NewDealDesign introduced what Amit calls a “dark horse” theory to its creative process, which involves asking “What is the opposite?” among a sea of intuitive proposed... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
25 Things You Didn't Know About Baseballrecent years has a pitcher exceeded a 70 percent groundball rate. Now Britton,
25 Things You Didn't Know About Baseball
Yahoo Sports / Posted 2 days ago
recent years has a pitcher exceeded a 70 percent groundball rate. Now Britton, the best reliever in baseball this year and dark-horse AL Cy Young candidate, is at 80.8 percent – beating his record 79.1 percent last season. For perspective, the... Read more
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The News-Times
What the Designer of Fitbit Wants to Revolutionize Nextitself and stay true to its contrarian ideals. About six years ago, NewDealDesi
What the Designer of Fitbit Wants to Revolutionize Next
The News-Times / Posted 2 days ago
itself and stay true to its contrarian ideals. About six years ago, NewDealDesign introduced what Amit calls a “dark horse” theory to its creative process, which involves asking “What is the opposite?” among a sea of intuitive proposed... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
What the Designer of Fitbit Wants to Revolutionize Nextitself and stay true to its contrarian ideals. About six years ago, NewDealDesi
What the Designer of Fitbit Wants to Revolutionize Next
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
itself and stay true to its contrarian ideals. About six years ago, NewDealDesign introduced what Amit calls a “dark horse” theory to its creative process, which involves asking “What is the opposite?” among a sea of intuitive proposed... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
SEC key players: Sputtering Chubb needs jump-start against Ole Miss(RNN) – Georgia is under performing, Florida has a second-string quarterback an
SEC key players: Sputtering Chubb needs jump-start against Ole Miss
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 2 days ago
(RNN) – Georgia is under performing, Florida has a second-string quarterback and Texas A&M is a dark horse in the SEC. Nothing's new, but that doesn't mean there aren't crucial players trying to spice things up. Georgia running back Nick Chubb,... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
SEC key players: Sputtering Chubb needs jump-start against Ole Miss(RNN) – Georgia is under performing, Florida has a second-string quarterback an
SEC key players: Sputtering Chubb needs jump-start against Ole Miss
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 2 days ago
(RNN) – Georgia is under performing, Florida has a second-string quarterback and Texas A&M is a dark horse in the SEC. Nothing's new, but that doesn't mean there aren't crucial players trying to spice things up. Georgia running back Nick Chubb,... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
SEC key players: Sputtering Chubb needs jump-start against Ole Miss(RNN) – Georgia is under performing, Florida has a second-string quarterback an
SEC key players: Sputtering Chubb needs jump-start against Ole Miss
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
(RNN) – Georgia is under performing, Florida has a second-string quarterback and Texas A&M is a dark horse in the SEC. Nothing's new, but that doesn't mean there aren't crucial players trying to spice things up. Georgia running back Nick Chubb,... Read more
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WALB Albany
SEC key players: Sputtering Chubb needs jump-start against Ole Miss(RNN) – Georgia is under performing, Florida has a second-string quarterback an
SEC key players: Sputtering Chubb needs jump-start against Ole Miss
WALB Albany / Posted 2 days ago
(RNN) – Georgia is under performing, Florida has a second-string quarterback and Texas A&M is a dark horse in the SEC. Nothing's new, but that doesn't mean there aren't crucial players trying to spice things up. Georgia running back Nick Chubb,... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
SEC key players: Sputtering Chubb needs jump-start against Ole Miss(RNN) – Georgia is under performing, Florida has a second-string quarterback an
SEC key players: Sputtering Chubb needs jump-start against Ole Miss
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 2 days ago
(RNN) – Georgia is under performing, Florida has a second-string quarterback and Texas A&M is a dark horse in the SEC. Nothing's new, but that doesn't mean there aren't crucial players trying to spice things up. Georgia running back Nick Chubb,... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
SEC key players: Sputtering Chubb needs jump-start against Ole Miss(RNN) – Georgia is under performing, Florida has a second-string quarterback an
SEC key players: Sputtering Chubb needs jump-start against Ole Miss
WSMV Nashville / Posted 2 days ago
(RNN) – Georgia is under performing, Florida has a second-string quarterback and Texas A&M is a dark horse in the SEC. Nothing's new, but that doesn't mean there aren't crucial players trying to spice things up. Georgia running back Nick Chubb,... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
SEC key players: Sputtering Chubb needs jump-start against Ole Miss(RNN) – Georgia is under performing, Florida has a second-string quarterback an
SEC key players: Sputtering Chubb needs jump-start against Ole Miss
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
(RNN) – Georgia is under performing, Florida has a second-string quarterback and Texas A&M is a dark horse in the SEC. Nothing's new, but that doesn't mean there aren't crucial players trying to spice things up. Georgia running back Nick Chubb,... Read more
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FOX News
What The Designer Of Fitbit Wants To Revolutionize Nextitself and stay true to its contrarian ideals. About six years ago, NewDealDesi
What The Designer Of Fitbit Wants To Revolutionize Next
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
itself and stay true to its contrarian ideals. About six years ago, NewDealDesign introduced what Amit calls a “dark horse” theory to its creative process, which involves asking “What is the opposite?” among a sea of intuitive proposed... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
10 things to do in Boulder County today, Sept. 23, 2016Native American life, all day, Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boul
10 things to do in Boulder County today, Sept. 23, 2016
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 2 days ago
Native American life, all day, Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder; jaipurliteraturefestival.org/boulder. "Dark Horse" An inspirational true story of a group of friends from a working men's club who decide to take on the elite... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Opening Exchange Sets Tone For Title Tiltexpects Akarana to pose the biggest threat once more, with surprise 2014 runner
Opening Exchange Sets Tone For Title Tilt
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
expects Akarana to pose the biggest threat once more, with surprise 2014 runners-up Central Vipers, third last year, as the dark-horse contenders. He seems relaxed about taking on the Falcons so soon in the schedule.“That’s definitely a big... Read more
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The Washington Times
Blu-ray review: Aliens: 30th Anniversary Editionencounter with the queen all originally drawn by Mr. Cameron. Additionally, a
Blu-ray review: Aliens: 30th Anniversary Edition
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
encounter with the queen all originally drawn by Mr. Cameron. Additionally, a full-color mini booklet highlights some of Dark Horse Comics’ beautiful covers used for the various Aliens sequel comic book series showcasing artists such as Brian... Read more
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Surrey Leader
South Surrey cross-country runners lace upsays he’s back training so hopefully he should be able to get back to a couple
South Surrey cross-country runners lace up
Surrey Leader / Posted 3 days ago
says he’s back training so hopefully he should be able to get back to a couple races,” Kent said. “He’s really our dark horse – if he is healthy, we could have two senior boys in the top 10 at provincials.” B.C. Cross-Country Championships... Read more
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Peace Arch News
South Surrey cross-country runners lace upsays he’s back training so hopefully he should be able to get back to a couple
South Surrey cross-country runners lace up
Peace Arch News / Posted 3 days ago
says he’s back training so hopefully he should be able to get back to a couple races,” Kent said. “He’s really our dark horse – if he is healthy, we could have two senior boys in the top 10 at provincials.” B.C. Cross-Country Championships... Read more
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Northern Star
Trainer living the dream and hoping to make it a habitI was brought over here as a kid to see him. "He was in a box over at the back
Trainer living the dream and hoping to make it a habit
Northern Star / Posted 3 days ago
I was brought over here as a kid to see him. "He was in a box over at the back of this track and I remember this big dark horse. I don't know how many races he won but he won a lot.” Fradd settled Dream Habit in the second half of the field,... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
13 things to do in Boulder County today, Sept. 22, 2016Movement, 7 p.m., Chautauqua Community House, 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder;
13 things to do in Boulder County today, Sept. 22, 2016
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 3 days ago
Movement, 7 p.m., Chautauqua Community House, 301 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder; $9-$12; 303-440-7666 or chautauqua.com. "Dark Horse" An inspirational true story of a group of friends from a working men's club who decide to take on the elite... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Bachelorette Australia 2016: Cocky Carlos evokes natural selection, gets dumpedwaiting" for her. "I definitely want to spend more time with him," she says to
Bachelorette Australia 2016: Cocky Carlos evokes natural selection, gets dumped
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
waiting" for her. "I definitely want to spend more time with him," she says to the camera, fanning her face. Jake is the dark horse of this season. It was a night of surprises. And not just because our heroine literally fell for all the men upon... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Bleacher Report's College Football Ultimate Guide to Week 4lead. This year, the "September Heisman" winner is obvious. Louisville quarter
Bleacher Report's College Football Ultimate Guide to Week 4
Bleacher Report / Posted 3 days ago
lead. This year, the "September Heisman" winner is obvious. Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson has gone from a preseason dark horse (50-1 odds, per Odds Shark) to an overwhelming early-season favorite: Lamar Jackson is now an OVERWHELMING... Read more
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The Miami Hurricane
Kaaya playing his way to Heisman Contentiongate. And as Miami prepares to kick off conference play in the coming weeks, it
Kaaya playing his way to Heisman Contention
The Miami Hurricane / Posted 3 days ago
gate. And as Miami prepares to kick off conference play in the coming weeks, it is time to talk about him as a legitimate dark horse Heisman candidate. It is almost a given that he will put up his annual 3,000 or more passing yards and 25 or more... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Expect wild races in Sacramento area high school football leaguesConference – Coming off its upset over Folsom, fifth-ranked Sacramento is the f
Expect wild races in Sacramento area high school football leagues
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
Conference – Coming off its upset over Folsom, fifth-ranked Sacramento is the favorite. Burbank (0-3) is a dark horse. Last season, Kennedy reached the playoffs for the first time since 1990. The top player in the D-II league is... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Dark horse for Mayor as main contenders lack supportCOUNCIL insiders have revealed that a dark horse could emerge in the race to be
Dark horse for Mayor as main contenders lack support
Daily Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
COUNCIL insiders have revealed that a dark horse could emerge in the race to be Clarence Valley mayor. The council will hold its inaugural meeting next Tuesday in Maclean to install the nine newly elected councillors and to select the mayor. The... Read more
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CBS Sports
Agent's Take: The best bargain player for each NFL team, ranked 32-1Expectations are high for Lewan. NFL.com named him to their preseason All-Pro t
Agent's Take: The best bargain player for each NFL team, ranked 32-1
CBS Sports / Posted 4 days ago
Expectations are high for Lewan. NFL.com named him to their preseason All-Pro team. ESPN's John Clayton listed him as a dark horse All-Pro team candidate. Bennett hasn't been happy with his contract for well over a year but hasn't tried to... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Is Sam Bradford Good Enough to Carry Vikings Without Adrian Peterson?into Bradford's team. Despite the adversity, the Vikings should remain legitim
Is Sam Bradford Good Enough to Carry Vikings Without Adrian Peterson?
Bleacher Report / Posted 4 days ago
into Bradford's team. Despite the adversity, the Vikings should remain legitimate playoff contenders and a potential dark-horse candidate to emerge out of the NFC. How the organization got here is rather amazing, though. The NFL held its... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
L.A. likely has one fewer rival for 2024 Olympics as Rome mayor's rejection may doom city's bidpreviously withdrew from the running for the 2020 Games. This time around, the
L.A. likely has one fewer rival for 2024 Olympics as Rome mayor's rejection may doom city's bid
Los Angeles Times / Posted 4 days ago
previously withdrew from the running for the 2020 Games. This time around, the city had been considered something of a dark horse — along with Budapest — from the very start. Paris has long been seen as Los Angeles’ strongest competition for... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Akari backs Falcons campaign in UAAPbasketball team in the UAAP Season 79. With the guidance of new head coach Fra
Akari backs Falcons campaign in UAAP
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
basketball team in the UAAP Season 79. With the guidance of new head coach Franz Pumaren, the Soaring Falcons loom as the dark horse in the eight-team UAAP field. “We remain steadfast in backing up the AdU basketball team in their quest for a... Read more
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Golf Magazine
The Case for Tiger as a Ryder Cup Captain's Pickbin where they belong. Sports are about narratives, not numbers. And this one w
The Case for Tiger as a Ryder Cup Captain's Pick
Golf Magazine / Posted 4 days ago
bin where they belong. Sports are about narratives, not numbers. And this one would be a doozy. The hero returns. The dark horse triumphs. The dogged victim earns redemption. And if he fails nobly while trying? All the more compelling. The... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
L.A. likely has one fewer rival for 2024 Olympics as Rome mayor's rejection may doom city's bidpreviously withdrew from the running for the 2020 Games. This time around, the
L.A. likely has one fewer rival for 2024 Olympics as Rome mayor's rejection may doom city's bid
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
previously withdrew from the running for the 2020 Games. This time around, the city had been considered something of a dark horse — along with Budapest — from the very start. Paris has long been seen as Los Angeles’ strongest competition for... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Bachelorette Australia 2016: Cocky Carlos evokes natural selection, gets dumpedwaiting" for her. "I definitely want to spend more time with him," she says to
Bachelorette Australia 2016: Cocky Carlos evokes natural selection, gets dumped
Daily Liberal / Posted 4 days ago
waiting" for her. "I definitely want to spend more time with him," she says to the camera, fanning her face. Jake is the dark horse of this season. It was a night of surprises. And not just because our heroine literally fell for all the men upon... Read more
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The Border Mail
Bachelorette Australia 2016: Cocky Carlos evokes natural selection, gets dumpedwaiting" for her. "I definitely want to spend more time with him," she says to
Bachelorette Australia 2016: Cocky Carlos evokes natural selection, gets dumped
The Border Mail / Posted 4 days ago
waiting" for her. "I definitely want to spend more time with him," she says to the camera, fanning her face. Jake is the dark horse of this season. It was a night of surprises. And not just because our heroine literally fell for all the men upon... Read more
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The Courier
Bachelorette Australia 2016: Cocky Carlos evokes natural selection, gets dumpedwaiting" for her. "I definitely want to spend more time with him," she says to
Bachelorette Australia 2016: Cocky Carlos evokes natural selection, gets dumped
The Courier / Posted 4 days ago
waiting" for her. "I definitely want to spend more time with him," she says to the camera, fanning her face. Jake is the dark horse of this season. It was a night of surprises. And not just because our heroine literally fell for all the men upon... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Bachelorette Australia 2016: Cocky Carlos evokes natural selection, gets dumpedwaiting" for her. "I definitely want to spend more time with him," she says to
Bachelorette Australia 2016: Cocky Carlos evokes natural selection, gets dumped
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 4 days ago
waiting" for her. "I definitely want to spend more time with him," she says to the camera, fanning her face. Jake is the dark horse of this season. It was a night of surprises. And not just because our heroine literally fell for all the men upon... Read more
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The Young Witness
Bachelorette Australia 2016: Cocky Carlos evokes natural selection, gets dumpedwaiting" for her. "I definitely want to spend more time with him," she says to
Bachelorette Australia 2016: Cocky Carlos evokes natural selection, gets dumped
The Young Witness / Posted 4 days ago
waiting" for her. "I definitely want to spend more time with him," she says to the camera, fanning her face. Jake is the dark horse of this season. It was a night of surprises. And not just because our heroine literally fell for all the men upon... Read more
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Western Advocate
Bachelorette Australia 2016: Cocky Carlos evokes natural selection, gets dumpedwaiting" for her. "I definitely want to spend more time with him," she says to
Bachelorette Australia 2016: Cocky Carlos evokes natural selection, gets dumped
Western Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
waiting" for her. "I definitely want to spend more time with him," she says to the camera, fanning her face. Jake is the dark horse of this season. It was a night of surprises. And not just because our heroine literally fell for all the men upon... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Bachelorette Australia 2016: Cocky Carlos evokes natural selection, gets dumpedwaiting" for her. "I definitely want to spend more time with him," she says to
Bachelorette Australia 2016: Cocky Carlos evokes natural selection, gets dumped
Kiama Independent / Posted 4 days ago
waiting" for her. "I definitely want to spend more time with him," she says to the camera, fanning her face. Jake is the dark horse of this season. It was a night of surprises. And not just because our heroine literally fell for all the men upon... Read more
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Manning River Times
Bachelorette Australia 2016: Cocky Carlos evokes natural selection, gets dumpedwaiting" for her. "I definitely want to spend more time with him," she says to
Bachelorette Australia 2016: Cocky Carlos evokes natural selection, gets dumped
Manning River Times / Posted 4 days ago
waiting" for her. "I definitely want to spend more time with him," she says to the camera, fanning her face. Jake is the dark horse of this season. It was a night of surprises. And not just because our heroine literally fell for all the men upon... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Bachelorette Australia 2016: Cocky Carlos evokes natural selection, gets dumpedwaiting" for her. "I definitely want to spend more time with him," she says to
Bachelorette Australia 2016: Cocky Carlos evokes natural selection, gets dumped
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 4 days ago
waiting" for her. "I definitely want to spend more time with him," she says to the camera, fanning her face. Jake is the dark horse of this season. It was a night of surprises. And not just because our heroine literally fell for all the men upon... Read more
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The North West Star
Bachelorette Australia 2016: Cocky Carlos evokes natural selection, gets dumpedwaiting" for her. "I definitely want to spend more time with him," she says to
Bachelorette Australia 2016: Cocky Carlos evokes natural selection, gets dumped
The North West Star / Posted 4 days ago
waiting" for her. "I definitely want to spend more time with him," she says to the camera, fanning her face. Jake is the dark horse of this season. It was a night of surprises. And not just because our heroine literally fell for all the men upon... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Cocky Carlos evokes natural selection, gets dumped by Bachelorettewaiting" for her. "I definitely want to spend more time with him," she says to
Cocky Carlos evokes natural selection, gets dumped by Bachelorette
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
waiting" for her. "I definitely want to spend more time with him," she says to the camera, fanning her face. Jake is the dark horse of this season. It was a night of surprises. And not just because our heroine literally fell for all the men upon... Read more
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WA Today
Cocky Carlos evokes natural selection, gets dumped by Bachelorettewaiting" for her. "I definitely want to spend more time with him," she says to
Cocky Carlos evokes natural selection, gets dumped by Bachelorette
WA Today / Posted 4 days ago
waiting" for her. "I definitely want to spend more time with him," she says to the camera, fanning her face. Jake is the dark horse of this season. It was a night of surprises. And not just because our heroine literally fell for all the men upon... Read more
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The Age
Cocky Carlos evokes natural selection, gets dumped by Bachelorettewaiting" for her. "I definitely want to spend more time with him," she says to
Cocky Carlos evokes natural selection, gets dumped by Bachelorette
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
waiting" for her. "I definitely want to spend more time with him," she says to the camera, fanning her face. Jake is the dark horse of this season. It was a night of surprises. And not just because our heroine literally fell for all the men upon... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Cocky Carlos evokes natural selection, gets dumped by Bachelorettewaiting" for her. "I definitely want to spend more time with him," she says to
Cocky Carlos evokes natural selection, gets dumped by Bachelorette
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
waiting" for her. "I definitely want to spend more time with him," she says to the camera, fanning her face. Jake is the dark horse of this season. It was a night of surprises. And not just because our heroine literally fell for all the men upon... Read more
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