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Reuters International Sports
Dec 12, 2018

Triumph and controversy: Team Sky's era of domination
When Team Sky launched in London in 2010 with the ambition of having a British winner of the Tour de France within five years, there was more than a modicum of scepticism at the undoubtedly flashy new boys in the peloton.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 12, 2018

Blind Spanish surfer says sea sets her free, goes for world title
Carmen Lopez can only imagine what the sea looks like, but the blind 21-year-old Spaniard is in her element riding the surf.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 12, 2018

Presidents Cup shows golf yet to become truly global sport
A quarter century after the Presidents Cup began with high hopes that it would one day rival the Ryder Cup as golf's premier team event, it remains a relative minnow on the global calendar after a series of one-sided American victories.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 12, 2018

Golf: Rose primed to defend title in Indonesia
Justin Rose will have a chance to finish a stellar year on a high when the world number two tees off on Thursday in the defense of his Indonesian Masters title.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 12, 2018

Cycling: Sky to end team sponsorship after 2019 season
The future of Team Sky has been cast into doubt after its owner and sponsor, broadcaster Sky, confirmed it will end involvement in professional cycling after the 2019 season, the British-based outfit said on Wednesday.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 12, 2018

Cycling: Sky to end involvement in the sport after 2019 season
Sky will end its involvement in cycling after the 2019 season, Team Sky said on Wednesday.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 12, 2018

NBA roundup: Popovich moves to No. 4 on wins list
Bryn Forbes scored a season-high 24 points and pulled down a career-high 11 rebounds to lead a balanced San Antonio attack as the Spurs strolled past the visiting Phoenix Suns 111-86 on Tuesday.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 12, 2018

NHL roundup: Ovechkin, Backstrom fuel Caps' win
Alex Ovechkin scored three goals and Nicklas Backstrom added four assists as the Washington Capitals jumped out to a big lead early and defeated the visiting Detroit Red Wings 6-2 Tuesday night.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 11, 2018

BC, Addazio agree to two-year extension
Boston College and men's football coach Steve Addazio agreed to a two-year contract extension through 2022, the school announced Tuesday.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 11, 2018

Jones lands temporary license, set for UFC 232
Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was granted a temporary fight license Tuesday by the California State Athletic Commission, allowing him to move forward with a scheduled bout against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 232.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 11, 2018

A's sign veteran catcher Herrmann to 1-year contract
The Oakland Athletics have signed veteran catcher Chris Herrmann to a one-year contract, the team announced Tuesday.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 11, 2018

Broncos, Browns on playoff fringe ahead of matchup
The Denver Broncos were high on quarterback Baker Mayfield long before he was taken first overall in the NFL draft in April.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 11, 2018

NFL notebook: Roethlisberger expects to start Sunday
Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is banged up, but sore ribs won't keep him out of action when the Steelers play host to the New England Patriots on Sunday.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 11, 2018

Curry signals willingness to meet with NASA over Moon landing doubts
Three-time NBA champion Stephen Curry on Tuesday signaled that he is willing to take NASA up on its offer to tour its lunar lab in Houston after his pronouncement this week that he does not believe humans ever walked on the Moon.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 11, 2018

NBA notebook: Cavs' Thompson (foot) could miss a month
Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson is expected to miss up to a month with a sprained foot, ESPN reported Tuesday.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 11, 2018

MLB notebook: Jays part ways with Tulowitzki
The Toronto Blue Jays released five-time All-Star Troy Tulowitzki on Tuesday, making the shortstop a free agent.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 11, 2018

LAFC trades former No. 1 pick Moutinho to Orlando
Los Angeles FC has traded former No. 1 overall pick Joao Moutinho to Orlando SC for fellow defender Mohamed El-Munir, LAFC announced Tuesday.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 11, 2018

NFL hikes salary cap to $190 million in 2019
The NFL announced Tuesday that the salary cap will rise to about $190 million in 2019, a jump from $177.2 million this season.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 11, 2018

Rays strike out with new stadium plans
The owner of the Tampa Bay Rays says plans to build a new ballpark in Tampa's Ybor City neighborhood are dead, meaning the team will likely remain at Tropicana Field through 2027.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 11, 2018

Oakland sues Raiders, NFL over Vegas move
The city of Oakland, Calif., gave the Raiders a going-away present on Tuesday.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 11, 2018

FC Cincinnati take Jamaica international with first pick
Major League Soccer's newest club FC Cincinnati continued to take shape on Tuesday when they selected D.C. United forward Darren Mattocks with the first pick in the expansion draft.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 11, 2018

Chiefs, Mahomes can lock up West with win over Chargers
An unexpected toss with his left hand, a no-look pass to a crossing receiver and -- most importantly -- a run toward home-field advantage in the AFC playoffs.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 11, 2018

Soccer: Barca's Miami U-turn highlights culture divide - experts
Barcelona's decision to back out of next month's La Liga match against Girona in Miami highlights the differences that epitomize the European and American models of sport, according to sports industry analysts.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 11, 2018

Blue Jays release SS Tulowitzki
The Toronto Blue Jays released five-time All-Star Troy Tulowitzki on Tuesday, making the shortstop a free agent.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 11, 2018

Mahomes' jersey from Rams classic reportedly fetches $36K for charity
Patrick Mahomes may have come out on the losing end in the Kansas Chiefs' wild shootout with the Los Angeles Rams last month, but one move he made with some memorabilia from that game is certainly a winner.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 11, 2018

Former Clemson RB Fuller's cause of death revealed
Former Clemson running back C.J. Fuller died of a pulmonary thromboembolism and deep vein thrombosis connected to a football-related knee injury, according to a report Tuesday by the Pickens County Coroner's Office.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 11, 2018

Magic suspended rookie C Bamba for tardiness
The Orlando Magic suspended rookie center Mohamed Bamba for Monday's game against the Dallas Mavericks because he was late for the pregame walk-through at the team's hotel.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 11, 2018

White Sox acquire RHP Nova from Pirates
The Chicago White Sox have acquired veteran right-hander Ivan Nova from the Pittsburgh Pirates for minor league pitcher Yordi Rosario and international bonus pool money.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 11, 2018

Reports: White Sox acquire P Nova from Pirates
The Chicago White Sox have acquired starting pitcher Ivan Nova from the Pittsburgh Pirates, according to multiple reports.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 11, 2018

Report: Cavs C Thompson out 2-4 weeks
Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson is expected to miss up to a month with a sprained foot, ESPN reported Tuesday.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 11, 2018

Steelers QB Roethlisberger expects to play vs. Patriots
Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is banged up but hurting ribs won't keep him from playing when the Steelers play host to the New England Patriots on Sunday.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 11, 2018

Controversy surrounds Seahawks' key FG block
The Minnesota Vikings were deprived of three points Monday night when Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner apparently used illegal means to block a fourth-quarter field goal attempt.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 11, 2018

Varnish accuses British Cycling of applying 'extreme control' over riders
Former European team sprint champion Jess Varnish told an employment tribunal on Tuesday that British Cycling used to exert extreme control over their athletes, as she seeks to sue the body for wrongful dismissal and sexual discrimination.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 11, 2018

Athletics: Minsk to host Europe v U.S. clash next year
Europe will take on the United States in a Ryder Cup-style track and field clash in Minsk next year, European Athletics announced on Tuesday.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 11, 2018

NBA roundup: Celts dump Pelicans for sixth win in row
Marcus Morris and Jayson Tatum combined to score 52 points as the short-handed Boston Celtics won their sixth game in a row by defeating the visiting New Orleans Pelicans 113-100 on Monday night.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 11, 2018

NHL roundup: Stamkos' hat trick leads Lightning
Steven Stamkos recorded his ninth career hat trick and first in more than four years, and the Tampa Bay Lightning ran their season-high winning streak to seven games with a 6-3 victory over the visiting New York Rangers on Monday.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 10, 2018

NHL roundup: Stamkos' hat trick, Lightning strike down Rangers
Steven Stamkos recorded his ninth career hat trick and first in more than four years, and the Tampa Bay Lightning ran their season-high winning streak to seven games with a 6-3 victory over the visiting New York Rangers on Monday.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 10, 2018

MLB notebook: Yankees' GM nixes bid for Harper
Don't expect to see Bryce Harper donning pinstripes in the Bronx next year.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 10, 2018

NFL notebook: Raiders fire GM McKenzie
Reggie McKenzie is done as Raiders general manager, reportedly eschewing the opportunity to maintain his role through the end of the regular season in Oakland.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 10, 2018

NBA notebook: Warriors named SI Sportsperson of the Year
Sports Illustrated named the Golden State Warriors as Sportsperson of the Year.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 10, 2018

Quinn: Falcons failed to meet expectations
Atlanta Falcons: Coach Dan Quinn isn't hiding from the fact that the Falcons (4-9) are one of the biggest disappointments in the NFL. "As we're sitting here at Week 15, we have four wins," Quinn told reporters. "So you'd better believe we're evaluating everything and doing anything to get it right." Atlanta has dropped its past five games. Early-season injuries began the team's derailment, but mistakes and inconsistent play have continued the decline. "As we're going through it, from players to

Reuters International Sports
Dec 10, 2018

Reports: Tigers sign RH Ross
The Detroit Tigers have signed right-hander Tyson Ross to a one-year contract worth $5.75 million, according to multiple reports.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 10, 2018

Rondo has fluid drained from hand, return delayed
Rajon Rondo's return to the Los Angeles Lakers has been delayed after he had his right hand drained Sunday, coach Luke Walton told reporters.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 10, 2018

Cardinals giving no thought to sitting Rosen
Arizona Cardinals: Despite a completely devastated offensive line and others going down with injuries right and left, the Cardinals do not intend to sit quarterback Josh Rosen. To the contrary, they want him to get as many reps as possible. "To sit him, I don't think it'd be advantageous to do that," head coach Steve Wilks said, adding that he doesn't see Rosen developing bad habits. "(Playing) is an opportunity for him to continue to grow." Wilks remains optimistic about what he's seen from the

Reuters International Sports
Dec 10, 2018

Outlook of Henry's season changed with epic performance
Houston Texans: The team's nine-game winning streak is over and veteran cornerback Johnathan Joseph didn't necessarily see it as a bad development. "I hate to lose, but probably was the best thing for this team to lose that game," Joseph said of Sunday's 24-21 loss to the Indianapolis Colts. The way Joseph sees it, a long string of victories makes players forget the pain and torture of losing. "I think it's a learning experience," Joseph said. "Sometimes you think that winning is easy. I'm not s

Reuters International Sports
Dec 10, 2018

Patriots' Belichick: Loss 'starts with me'
Buffalo Bills: In Bills' history, just four players have rushed for 95 yards in three consecutive games: Fred Jackson, Hall of Famers Thurman Thomas and O.J. Simpson, and now rookie quarterback Josh Allen, according to The Buffalo News. He's also the leading rusher on the team this season with 490 after missing a month of the season. And head coach Sean McDermott said that isn't ideal. "We've got to be able to protect the quarterback and run the football," McDermott said Sunday. "I know when you

Reuters International Sports
Dec 10, 2018

Chiefs' Reid marvels at Mahomes' no-look pass
Denver Broncos: After a crushing loss to the 49ers on Sunday, head coach Vance Joseph was critical of quarterback Case Keenum for not attacking downfield more often against San Francisco's zone-heavy defense. "Yesterday he was a little cautious with the ball," Joseph said. The bottom line is we got three weeks to play and he's got to make more plays, and sometimes taking some chances allows you to make more plays. ...I want Case to be more aggressive, especially down the seams over those Cover-3

Reuters International Sports
Dec 10, 2018

Pederson defends call not to go for 2
Dallas Cowboys: National reports Sunday said the Cowboys had tried to lure tight end-turned-broadcaster Jason Witten out of the "Monday Night Football" booth and back to the field at AT&T Stadium. On Monday, Witten said he's happy what he's doing and also that the Cowboys just don't need him. "There's nothing there," Witten told The Dallas Morning News. "Look, I'm enjoying where I'm at. Those guys are red-hot. They don't need to change a thing with the way they're playing and the way that defens

Reuters International Sports
Dec 10, 2018

Jaguars' Marrone: Fan used racial slur at Fournette
Leonard Fournette's sideline spat with fans during Thursday night's loss to the Tennessee Titans in Nashville came after a fan yelled a racial slur at Fournette, Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone said Monday.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 10, 2018

USOC failed to protect athletes from sex abuse: report
The United States Olympics Committee failed to protect athletes from the threat of sexual abuse, according to a report released on Monday that showed some top executives took no action as the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal was unfolding.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 10, 2018

Raiders fire GM McKenzie
Reggie McKenzie is done as Raiders general manager, reportedly eschewing the opportunity to maintain his role through the end of the regular season in Oakland.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 10, 2018

Ravens expect QB Jackson to be OK
Baltimore Ravens: Quarterback Lamar Jackson said Sunday his ankle was fine and X-rays showed no structural damage, and head coach John Harbaugh said the same on Monday morning. Harbaugh said Jackson "should be fine. Looks like he's OK. I think he's going to be OK," without seeing Jackson at the facility on Monday. Harbaugh added that quarterback Joe Flacco would be "part of the game plan" this week if Flacco is ready to go. He was inactive on Sunday at Kansas City. The Ravens are also optimistic

Reuters International Sports
Dec 10, 2018

Warriors C Cousins practicing with G-League team
DeMarcus Cousins is scheduled to practice with the Golden State Warriors' G-League team in Santa Cruz on Monday.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 10, 2018

Reports: Raiders GM McKenzie fired
Reggie McKenzie is done as Raiders general manager, reportedly eschewing the opportunity to maintain his role through the end of the regular season in Oakland.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 10, 2018

Warriors named SI Sportsperson of the Year
Sports Illustrated named the Golden State Warriors as Sportsperson of the Year.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 10, 2018

Italian Molinari named Europe's player of the year
Francesco Molinari was named the European Tour's Golfer of the Year for the first time on Monday, capping a stellar season in which he won the British Open to become the first Italian major champion.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 10, 2018

NFL roundup: Bears beat Rams, shake up playoff picture
In a marquee matchup of flashy offense against tough defense, it was all defense.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 10, 2018

NHL roundup: Oilers shut out Flames
Connor McDavid scored the game's lone goal midway through the first period and Mikko Koskinen collected a 24-save shutout as the host Edmonton Oilers held on for a 1-0 victory over the Calgary Flames on Sunday.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 09, 2018

NBA roundup: Bucks muscle past Raptors again
Malcom Brogdon made two 3-pointers late in the fourth quarter, including the one for the go-ahead points with 40.7 seconds to play, and the visiting Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Toronto Raptors 104-99 on Sunday night.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 09, 2018

Chiefs beat Ravens in OT to clinch playoff berth
Quarterback Patrick Mahomes converted two fourth downs on a game-tying drive in regulation Sunday, and kicker Harrison Butker atoned for a missed field goal with a 35-yarder in overtime as the Kansas City Chiefs edged the Baltimore Ravens 27-24 at Kansas City, Mo.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 09, 2018

Smith, Baines elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
Relief pitcher Lee Smith and outfielder/designated hitter Harold Baines and were elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday by the entity's Today's Game Era Committee.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 09, 2018

AC Milan: Ibrahimovic returning to Galaxy
Zlatan Ibrahimovic intends to be back with the Los Angeles Galaxy in 2019 after considering a return to AC Milan, sporting director Leonardo told reporters on Sunday.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 09, 2018

Rodgers breaks Brady's mark as Packers cruise past Falcons
Aaron Rodgers broke Tom Brady's NFL record for most consecutive passes without an interception in style, setting the mark on a 24-yard touchdown pass to Randall Cobb that helped the Green Bay Packers beat the visiting Atlanta Falcons 34-20 on Sunday.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 09, 2018

LeBron: Final matchup vs. Wade will be 'sweet, sour'
Monday night marks the end of an era as LeBron James and Dwayne Wade share the court for the final time when the Los Angeles Lakers host the Miami Heat. After 16 seasons in the league together, Wade is set to retire at the end of the 2018-19 campaign.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 09, 2018

NFL Notebook: Ravens QB situation gets a little cloudier
Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson missed the final two plays of his team's 27-24 overtime loss in Kansas City on Sunday after he was hit but appears to have avoided major injury. However it looks like the Ravens now have a decision to make behind center.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 09, 2018

Esports: Head coach resigns after remarks about mental health
Brandon 'Saintvicious' DiMarco has resigned as head coach of esports team FlyQuest after a furious reaction to his comments deriding mental health conditions like depression.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 09, 2018

Reports: Hunt to begin counseling
While the NFL mulls further punishment for Kareem Hunt, the former Kansas City Chiefs running back is seeking counseling for alcohol and anger issues, according to multiple reports.

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Dec 09, 2018

Transgender fighter wins in historic pro debut
Patricio Manuel made boxing history on Saturday night, becoming the first transgender male to fight professionally in the United States.

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Dec 09, 2018

Report: GM McKenzie to leave Raiders at season's end
The Oakland Raiders and general manager Reggie McKenzie will part ways after the season ends, according to a CBS Sports report Sunday.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 09, 2018

Heisman winner Murray apologizes for homophobic tweets
Kyler Murray celebrated his Heisman Trophy win in New York on Saturday night, but not long after the Oklahoma quarterback found himself playing defense.

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Dec 09, 2018

Golf: Oosthuizen romps to maiden South African Open win
Home favorite Louis Oosthuizen romped to a first-ever South African Open title after extending his overnight lead and finishing six shots clear after carding a final round 67 at the Randpark Golf Club on Sunday.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 09, 2018

Top swimmers challenge FINA with lawsuit
Three world-class swimmers have filed a lawsuit in the United States, challenging what they allege is the monopoly world governing body FINA has over the control of international competitions.

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Dec 09, 2018

Afghanistan suspends officials after women's soccer team abuse investigation
Afghanistan's Attorney General has suspended the head of the Afghan Football Federation after a probe into allegations of sexual abuse of members of the national women's soccer team, a spokesman for the attorney general said on Sunday.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 09, 2018

NBA roundup: Celts win by 56, make history with Bulls
Daniel Theis scored a career-high 22 points, and the Boston Celtics opened the game with 17 consecutive points while rolling to an easy 133-77 victory over the host Chicago Bulls on Saturday night. It was the Celtics' largest margin of victory in franchise history.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 09, 2018

NHL roundup: Lightning erupt for seven goals
Steven Stamkos scored twice in a span of a little more than 10 minutes in the first period Saturday night to initiate an outburst by the Tampa Bay Lightning, who rolled to a 7-1 win over the visiting Colorado Avalanche.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 09, 2018

Celtics hand Bulls worst loss in franchise history
Daniel Theis scored a career-high 22 points, and Boston opened the game with 17 consecutive points while rolling to an easy 133-77 victory over the host Chicago Bulls on Saturday night.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 08, 2018

Atlanta United win MLS Cup beating Portland in final
Atlanta United FC used a distinctly Latin flair to win the Major League Soccer (MLS) Cup final on Saturday, beating Portland Timbers 2-0 to bring the city a rare professional sporting trophy.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 08, 2018

Atlanta United win MLS Cup beating Portland Timbers in final
Atlanta United FC capped off a spectacular rise when they won the Major League Soccer (MLS) Cup final on Saturday, beating Portland Timbers 2-0 in front of 73,019 festive fans.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 08, 2018

Top 25 roundup: Seton Hall upsets No. 9 Kentucky in overtime
Myles Cale hit a 3-pointer with eight seconds left in overtime to lift Seton Hall to an 84-83 upset of No. 9 Kentucky on Saturday at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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Dec 08, 2018

Oklahoma's Murray beats out Tide's Tagovailoa for Heisman
For the second consecutive season, an Oklahoma quarterback won the Heisman Trophy when Kyler Murray was announced as the winner Saturday night at the PlayStation Theater in New York City.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 08, 2018

Eagles attempting to catch first-place Cowboys
The Philadelphia Eagles will be attempting to pull into a tie for first place in the NFC East with a win at Dallas on Sunday afternoon.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 08, 2018

NFL notebook: Giants' Beckham (quad) to miss game
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. will be sidelined for Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins as he recovers from a bruised quadriceps, the team announced on Saturday.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 08, 2018

Army tops Navy for eighth straight win
Quarterback Kelvin Hopkins Jr. ran for two touchdowns, and Army defeated Navy 17-10 in the annual battle between the two military schools on Saturday in Philadelphia.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 08, 2018

Cale's 3-pointer gives Seton Hall upset of No. 9 Kentucky
Myles Cale hit a 3-pointer with eight seconds left in overtime to lift Seton Hall to an 84-83 upset of No. 9 Kentucky on Saturday at Madison Square Garden in New York.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 08, 2018

Soccer - Champions U.S. get favorable draw in Women's World Cup
World champions the United States will be favorites to lift a record fourth Women's World Cup following the draw for next year's tournament on Saturday, while hosts France play the opening match against South Korea in Paris on June 7.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 08, 2018

Soccer - Ellis wants tough preparations for U.S. World Cup defense
The United States will have a gruelling schedule ahead of the women's World Cup in France next year in order to be battle-ready for their bid to clinch a record fourth crown, head coach Jill Ellis said on Saturday.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 08, 2018

Ohio State names Hartline permanent WR coach
Ohio State has named alum Brian Hartline, who served as the Buckeyes' interim wide receiver coach this season after the firing of Zach Smith, to the position on a permanent basis, the school announced Saturday.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 08, 2018

Haskins bucks trend, will play in Rose Bowl
Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins will continue his historic season in the Rose Bowl, regardless of whether he decides to enter the NFL draft.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 08, 2018

Report: Titans OL Lewan fined for ripping officials
Tennessee Titans left tackle Taylor Lewan has been hit with a hefty fine for bashing officials after a win over the New York Jets, according to Nashville radio host Paul Kuharsky.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 08, 2018

Embiid frustrated by new role with Sixers
Joel Embiid got Friday night off for "rest," but the Philadelphia 76ers star said that's not what he needs to fix his lagging production.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 08, 2018

Talk of esports in Olympic Games is premature: IOC
Any discussion to include esports as a medal event at the Olympic Games is premature because of the way the gaming industry is structured, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Saturday.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 08, 2018

Soccer: CAS rejects Boca appeal to suspend Libertadores final
Boca Juniors' last-minute attempt to suspend Sunday's Copa Libertadores final against River Plate was rejected by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Saturday, clearing the way for the decisive match to take place in Madrid.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 08, 2018

Golf: Oosthuizen opens up three-stroke lead in SA Open
Home town favorite Louis Oosthuizen put on a short game exhibition to open up a three-shot lead at the South African Open at Randpark Golf Club on Saturday and set himself up for a first success in the tournament.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 08, 2018

Quarterbacks Darnold, Allen meet in matchup of top rookies
When the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets matched up in Week 10, the starting quarterbacks were Matt Barkley and Josh McCown.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 08, 2018

Figure skating: Chen tops Uno to take gold in Vancouver Grand Prix
American Nathan Chen overcame an early stumble during his free skate to win the Grand Prix figure skating final on Friday in Vancouver, defeating rival Shoma Uno of Japan to take gold for the second consecutive year.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 08, 2018

NHL roundup: Bishop, Stars hold off Sharks
Miro Heiskanen and Brett Ritchie found the net in a span of 1:48 of the third period, and Ben Bishop turned away a season-high 41 shots as the host Dallas Stars held off the San Jose Sharks 3-2 on Friday to win a season-high fourth consecutive game.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 08, 2018

NBA roundup: Nets stun Raptors with overtime win
Jarrett Allen hit the go-ahead layup with 64 seconds left in overtime, and the Brooklyn Nets outlasted the Toronto Raptors for a 106-105 victory Friday night in New York, ending a pair of eight-game losing streaks.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 07, 2018

NBA notebook: Bucks, Cavs make four-player trade
The Milwaukee Bucks are trading Matthew Dellavedova, John Henson and two draft picks to the Cleveland Cavaliers for point guard George Hill and forward Sam Dekker, ESPN reported Friday.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 07, 2018

Police arrest four in connection to deaths of Valbuena, Castillo
Police in Venezuela have arrested four people in the aftermath of the deaths of former major-leaguers Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo, who were killed in a car crash early Friday morning.

Reuters International Sports
Dec 07, 2018

Steelers roll into Oakland minus RB Conner
The Pittsburgh Steelers have lost two games in a row and are without a true starting running back Sunday for a road game against the Oakland Raiders.

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