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Reuters International Sports
Oct 19, 2018

Paralympics: IPC demands more accessible hotels, transport at Tokyo 2020
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) warned Tokyo 2020 organizers on Friday that more accessible hotels and transport options must be found ahead of the showpiece event.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 19, 2018

Wimbledon brings in final set tiebreak
Wimbledon will introduce a final set tiebreak starting from next year's Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC), organizers said on Friday.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 19, 2018

Ice hockey: Kenya's lone hockey team have Olympic-sized dreams
Kenya may be known more for producing the world's greatest long distance runners than winter athletes, but the country's only ice hockey team are hoping a recent trip to Canada will help change that narrative.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 19, 2018

Golf: Piercy grabs lead at CJ Cup, as Koepka makes charge
Scott Piercy rolled in a birdie on his last hole to take a one-shot lead at the PGA Tour's CJ Cup in South Korea as fellow American Brooks Koepka soared up the leaderboard during the second round on Friday.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 19, 2018

NBA roundup: LeBron loses Lakers debut at Portland
Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum combined for 49 points, and Nik Stauskas matched his career high with 24 points in his first appearance in a Portland uniform, leading the Trail Blazers past the visiting Los Angeles Lakers 128-119 Thursday night in the season opener for both teams.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 19, 2018

Blazers spoil LeBron's Lakers debut
Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum combined for 49 points, and Nik Stauskas matched his career high with 24 points in his first appearance in a Portland uniform, leading the Trail Blazers past the visiting Los Angeles Lakers 128-119 Thursday night in the season opener for both teams.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 19, 2018

NHL roundup: Avalanche hand Devils first loss
Gabriel Landeskog recorded his third career hat trick by scoring the tiebreaking goal with 3:22 remaining on Thursday, and the visiting Colorado Avalanche recorded a 5-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils, who became the last NHL team to lose a game this season.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 19, 2018

Price-less: Red Sox KO Astros to reach World Series
J.D. Martinez and Rafael Devers clubbed home runs, David Price twirled six scoreless innings, and the Boston Red Sox eliminated the defending champion Houston Astros with a 4-1 victory in Game 5 of the American League Championship Series on Thursday.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Broncos pound Cardinals, end four-game losing streak
The visiting Denver Broncos returned two interceptions for touchdowns in the first quarter and coasted to a 45-10 victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Thursday night in Glendale, Ariz.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Riley: Heat 'pulling the plug' on Butler trade talks
Miami Heat president of basketball operations Pat Riley told the team's players that he is "pulling the plug" on trade talks involving Jimmy Butler, multiple media outlets reported Thursday.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Holdout Steelers RB Bell supports teammates from afar
Le'Veon Bell likely has more than a few detractors in the Pittsburgh Steelers' front office.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Pacquiao plans to fight Broner in U.S. return
Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao is ready to get back in the ring in the United States for the first time since 2016 -- against American Adrien Broner.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Jury deliberations to begin Monday in basketball corruption trial
Kansas coach Bill Self was aware of -- and requested -- an improper payment to at least one recruit, an attorney representing one of three men charged in a pay-for-play scheme reiterated in closing arguments on Thursday.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Take 5: Battle in Baltimore highlights Week 7
Sunday brings the second matchup in three weeks featuring the league's best scoring offense and best scoring defense, this time when the New Orleans Saints (36 points per game) visit the Baltimore Ravens (12.8 allowed per game).

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

New city, same goal for LeBron: a championship
LeBron James had a message for his new coach, Luke Walton, after the Los Angeles Lakers' shootaround Thursday morning: He doesn't want to rest.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

ATP roundup: Isner put to test at Stockholm
Top-seeded American John Isner was put through the wringer before ultimately defeating compatriot Bradley Klahn 7-6 (2), 6-7 (5), 7-6 (5) and advancing to the quarterfinals at the Intrum Stockholm Open in Sweden.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Hamilton: Crazy to match F1 'godfather' Fangio's five
Lewis Hamilton described Juan Manuel Fangio as the 'godfather' of Formula One on Thursday and said it was crazy to think he could soon join the late Argentine as a five times world champion.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Lakers must choose between winning now and building for future: Barkley
The LeBron James-led Los Angeles Lakers will face the tough task of deciding whether to contend for a title this season or give their young core the on-court experience they need to develop as players, NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley said on Thursday.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Motor racing: Perez sees bright future for reborn Force India
Mexican Sergio Perez saw a bright future for Force India after the Formula One team finally confirmed on Thursday that he would continue racing for them in 2019.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Motor racing: I should have done better, says Vettel
Sebastian Vettel recognized on Thursday that he and Ferrari had made mistakes this season but refused to single out the moment where his hopes of winning a fifth Formula One title ended.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Tennis: Kyrgios ends season after pulling out of Kremlin Cup
Australian Nick Kyrgios has called time on his season after pulling out of the Kremlin Cup on Thursday with a recurrence of an elbow injury.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Blackhawks G Crawford to start on Thursday
Corey Crawford will be between the pipes for the first time in nearly 10 months when the Chicago Blackhawks host the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Bulls PG Dunn absent for 'personal matter'
Chicago Bulls point guard Kris Dunn will miss the team's season opener Thursday night at Philadelphia to attend to a "personal matter," coach Fred Hoiberg announced.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

NFL notebook: Dolphins' Tannehill not facing surgery
Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill faces an "uphill challenge" in his recovery from a shoulder injury and is unlikely to play next Thursday against the Houston Texans, according to a report by ESPN.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Cowboys WR Williams suspended three games
The NFL has suspended Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Terrance Williams for three games, presumably because of his offseason DUI arrest.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

U.S. sports leagues could reap $4.2 billion a year from legal betting: survey
The four major U.S. professional sports leagues could reap a combined $4.2 billion annually as a result of legal sports betting, most of it indirectly from increased fan engagement, according to a casino industry survey released on Thursday.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Alonso hails Hamilton as one of the F1 greats
Lewis Hamilton's former team mate Fernando Alonso hailed the Briton as a Formula One great on Thursday and said he was happy to see him stand on the brink of a fifth world championship.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Mick Schumacher '100 percent' will be in F1, says Hamilton
Michael Schumacher's son Mick is '100 percent' certain to make it to Formula One and when he does it will be great for the sport, world champion Lewis Hamilton said on Thursday.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

U.S. sports leagues could see $4.2 billion annually from legal betting: survey
The four major U.S. professional sports leagues could reap a combined $4.2 billion annually as a result of legal sports betting, most of it indirectly from increased fan engagement, according to a casino industry survey released on Thursday.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Tennis: Sevastova battles past Zvonareva into Moscow semis
Latvian Anastasija Sevastova rallied from a set down to defeat qualifier Vera Zvonareva 4-6 7-5 6-3 in the quarter-finals of the Kremlin Cup on Thursday.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Motor racing: McLaren sign short-term partnership with Coca-Cola
McLaren have signed a partnership with Coca-Cola until the end of the season that will see the soft drinks company's brand appear on a Formula One car for the first time, the team announced on Thursday.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Swede Moberg wins World Hickory Golf Championship
Swedish professional Johan Moberg expertly wielded his niblick, mashie and other pre-1936 wooden golf clubs through the blustery Scottish weather to become the World Hickory golf champion.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Saints QB Brees heads to Baltimore seeking first win over Ravens
By the time he retires in some still unwritten chapter of his NFL playing career, Drew Brees may own every passing record in NFL history.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Tennis: Serena coach makes plea for honest and open on-court coaching
The coach whose attempts to guide Serena Williams mid-match during this year's U.S. Open final led to her explosive row with the umpire and a code violation en route to defeat, has called for on-court coaching to be permitted.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Former USA Gymnastics boss arrested for Nassar evidence-tampering
Steve Penny, the former USA Gymnastics president, was arrested on Wednesday night in Tennessee on charges he tampered with evidence in the case of Larry Nassar, the disgraced team doctor convicted of sexually assaulting athletes, the U.S. Marshals Service said.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Exclusive: U.S. sports leagues could see $4.2 billion annually from legal betting
The four major U.S. professional sports leagues could reap a combined $4.2 billion annually as a result of legal sports betting, most of it indirectly from increased fan engagement, according to a casino industry survey to be released later on Thursday.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Close calls lean toward Red Sox on way to 3-1 ALCS lead
The cumulative effect of so many close calls seemingly favoring their opponent seems to be wearing thin on the Houston Astros. It's only a game of inches when there is balance in that distribution; when that outlay appears skewed, frustration can manifest.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Reavie leads at CJ Cup after winds play havoc with heavyweights
American Chez Reavie hit a four-under-par 68 to take a one-shot lead after the opening day of the PGA Tour's CJ Cup as high South Korean winds played havoc with the rounds of the expected contenders on Jeju Island on Thursday.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Halep withdraws from WTA Finals, Bertens to make debut
World number one Simona Halep pulled out of next week's WTA Finals due to a lower back injury on Thursday, handing Kiki Bertens a spot at the season-ending event in Singapore for the first time.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Former USAG chief accused of evidence tampering
The former president and CEO of scandal-marred USA Gymnastics was arrested Wednesday in Tennessee, accused in a warrant of tampering with evidence in the investigation of allegations of sexual abuse at the Karolyi Ranch near Huntsville, Texas.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

NHL roundup: Niskanen's OT goal sends Caps past Rangers
Matt Niskanen scored with 2:42 left in overtime to give the host Washington Capitals a 4-3 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

Bradley, Red Sox bash Astros for 3-1 ALCS lead
Jackie Bradley Jr. struck the decisive blow for a third consecutive game, and the Boston Red Sox inched one win closer to claiming the American League pennant with an 8-6 victory over the Houston Astros in Game 4 of the AL Championship Series on Wednesday.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 18, 2018

NBA roundup: DeRozan leads Spurs past Butler, Wolves
DeMar DeRozan scored a game-high 28 points in his San Antonio debut, and four of his teammates scored in double figures as the host Spurs held off the Minnesota Timberwolves 112-108 Wednesday in one of 11 of the night's season openers.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 17, 2018

U.S. women claim CONCACAF title over Canada
The United States women's soccer team won their eighth CONCACAF Championship with a 2-0 over Canada on Wednesday in Frisco, Texas as both sides continued to build toward next year's World Cup.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 17, 2018

Kershaw's strong outing lifts Dodgers to 3-2 NLCS lead
LOS ANGELES - Clayton Kershaw struck out nine over seven innings, and Max Muncy delivered a go-ahead RBI single in the sixth inning as the Los Angeles Dodgers grabbed the lead in the National League Championship Series with a 5-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 17, 2018

U.S. blanks Canada to capture CONCACAF crown
Rose Lavelle scored early and Alex Morgan late as the U.S. national team defeated Canada 2-0 to win the CONCACAF Women's Championship on Wednesday in Frisco, Texas.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 17, 2018

Fan interference nixes Altuve HR in Game 4
A controversial fan-interference call stripped Houston Astros designated hitter Jose Altuve of what would have been a game-tying, two-run home run in the first inning of Game 4 of the American League Championship Series on Wednesday.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 17, 2018

NFL notebook: Broncos CEO hints Joseph's job in danger
Denver Broncos president and CEO Joe Ellis indicated Wednesday that head coach Vance Joseph's job could be in danger if he doesn't right the ship soon.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 17, 2018

NHL notebook: Hawks G Crawford plans Thursday return
Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford said he plans to start Thursday's game against the Arizona Coyotes, which would mark his first contest in nearly 10 months.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 17, 2018

MLB notebook: Dodgers' Machado reportedly fined for Aguilar incident
Major League Baseball has fined Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Manny Machado an undisclosed amount after his controversial collision with Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Jesus Aguilar while running through first base during Game 4 of the National League Championship Series on Tuesday, per multiple reports.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 17, 2018

Hamilton says chasing Schumacher's record was never the plan
Lewis Hamilton will edge closer to Michael Schumacher's all-time record if he wins a fifth Formula One world title this weekend in Austin, but he said on Wednesday that chasing the German great was never part of his plan.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 17, 2018

MLB clears Astros of wrongdoing in sign-stealing accusation
Major League Baseball said it investigated allegations that the Houston Astros were attempting to steal signs during the postseason and found no violations.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 17, 2018

Revamped Davis Cup about teams, not individuals: Pique
The focus of the new-look Davis Cup should be about teams and not individuals, Gerard Pique said on Wednesday, brushing aside concerns that top names such as Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will not want to participate in next year's competition.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 17, 2018

Wolves owner on Thibodeau: 'I have faith in him'
After a rocky preseason that included sparring for control with coach Tom Thibodeau, Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor extended an olive branch.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 17, 2018

Boxer Alvarez signs $365M deal, richest contract in sports history
Unified middleweight world champion Canelo Alvarez and the streaming service DAZN have agreed to a five-year, 11-fight deal that will pay the boxer at least $365 million -- the highest-paying athlete contract in history.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 17, 2018

Motor racing - Texas offers Hamilton his first shot at fifth title
It will be high fives for Lewis Hamilton in Austin on Sunday if a fifth win in a row brings the Briton a fifth Formula One world title.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 17, 2018

Motor racing - Formula One statistics for the U.S. Grand Prix
Statistics for Sunday's U.S. Formula One Grand Prix in Austin, Texas:

Reuters International Sports
Oct 17, 2018

No. 15 Washington aims to bounce back vs. Buffs
The Colorado Buffaloes wanted to go into their matchup with Washington undefeated and prepared to get a signature win. The Huskies were hoping to bring momentum into their Saturday game against the Buffaloes.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 17, 2018

Dodgers even NLCS on Bellinger's 13th-inning hit
LOS ANGELES -- More than five hours after it started, Cody Bellinger delivered a game-winning single to right field, and he still had enough energy to take the Los Angeles Dodgers' celebration all the way to left field.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 17, 2018

Dodgers even NLCS with 13-inning win
LOS ANGELES -- Cody Bellinger's 13th-inning RBI single ended a marathon Game 4 and evened the National League Championship Series as the Los Angeles Dodgers went deep into the night for a 2-1 victory against the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 17, 2018

Eovaldi, Red Sox shut down Astros for 2-1 ALCS lead
HOUSTON -- At some point, the incendiary chatter will dissipate and most everything uttered outside of the white lines will fade into the ether. But on Tuesday, what didn't go unnoticed was who delivered for the Boston Red Sox in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 17, 2018

No. 5 LSU has score to settle vs. No. 22 Mississippi State
No. 5 LSU is coming off an exhilarating 36-16 victory over previously No. 2-ranked Georgia last Saturday, but now the Tigers must maintain their focus as they prepare to host No. 22 Mississippi State on Saturday in Baton Rouge, La.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 17, 2018

No. 20 Cincinnati enters as underdog at Temple
Luke Fickell came to Cincinnati after a successful stint as Ohio State's defensive coordinator, so it shouldn't come as a surprise that the No. 20 Bearcats are off to a 6-0 start in part because they have been so stingy.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 17, 2018

Soccer: A-League to kick off with Bolt question left hanging
Usain Bolt's mission to win a professional soccer contract in Australia has dominated the A-League's pre-season and could prove an intriguing sideshow throughout a championship that has lacked superstar glamor in recent years.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 17, 2018

NHL roundup: McDavid sets record in Oilers' OT win
Darnell Nurse scored at 1:25 of overtime as the Edmonton Oilers rallied to beat the host Winnipeg Jets 5-4 Tuesday night behind a record-setting performance from Connor McDavid.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 17, 2018

Curry guides Warriors past Thunder in opener
Stephen Curry capped a game-high, 32-point performance with a key three-point play with 1:46 remaining Tuesday night, helping the host Golden State Warriors hold off the Russell Westbrook-less Oklahoma City Thunder 108-100 in the second half of the NBA's opening-night doubleheader.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 17, 2018

Wolves owner: Butler to play hard while awaiting trade
Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor and disgruntled swingman Jimmy Butler have reached something of a truce.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 17, 2018

MLB investigates suspected Astros cheating in ALCS Game 1
Major League Baseball is investigating the Houston Astros after a man affiliated with the team appeared to be shooting video of the Boston Red Sox during Game 1 of the American League Championship Series.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 17, 2018

Dodgers' Machado: Hustling not his 'cup of tea'
Criticized for his lack of effort so far in the National League Championship Series, Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Manny Machado told The Athletic on Tuesday that being "Johnny Hustle" is not his "cup of tea."

Reuters International Sports
Oct 17, 2018

Defense attorneys go after Kansas, LSU in court
Defense attorneys in a federal criminal case involving pay-for-play schemes and other corruption in college basketball tried introducing into evidence on Tuesday wiretap recordings suggesting LSU coach Will Wade and Kansas assistant Kurtis Townsend were prepared to offer improper benefits to high-profile recruits and their families.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 17, 2018

Golf: Red-hot Leishman looks to double up at CJ Cup
Marc Leishman will be looking to claim a second successive title on the U.S. PGA Tour's Asia swing and hope to make up for an agonizing near-miss when he tees it up at the CJ Cup in South Korea starting on Thursday.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 16, 2018

Soccer: Late goal gives Peru 1-1 draw with U.S.
A late goal from Edison Flores canceled out Joshua Sargent's earlier strike and gave Peru a deserved 1-1 draw with the United States in Connecticut on Tuesday.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 16, 2018

Dodgers' Kershaw undecided on opt-out
Los Angeles Dodgers ace left-hander Clayton Kershaw said Tuesday he has yet to choose whether he will exercise the opt-out clause in his contract this offseason.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 16, 2018

Bradley, Red Sox slam Astros for 2-1 ALCS lead
HOUSTON -- Jackie Bradley Jr. crushed a two-out grand slam in the eighth inning, and the Boston Red Sox stunned the Houston Astros 8-2 on Tuesday in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 16, 2018

WADA should remove cannabis from banned list says Canada's Rebagliati
With Canada about to legalize marijuana on Wednesday, the World Anti-Doping Agency should remove cannabis from its banned list of drugs, says Canadian Ross Rebagliati, whose Olympic snowboard gold medal was taken away after he tested positive for the drug then subsequently returned on a technicality.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 16, 2018

NBA notebook: Westbrook out for opener
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook was ruled out for the Tuesday night opener at the Golden State Warriors as he continues to recover from arthroscopic surgery on his right knee.

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Oct 16, 2018

NFL notebook: Giants owner Mara calls out OBJ
New York Giants owner John Mara is ready for Odell Beckham Jr. to start making headlines on the field and cease fire behind the microphone.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 16, 2018

MLB notebook: Boston's Sale TBD for Game 5
Boston Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale was back with the team on Tuesday before Game 3 of the American League Championship Series in Houston.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 16, 2018

USA Gymnastics interim CEO quits after anti-Nike tweet
Mary Bono resigned as interim chief of USA Gymnastics on Tuesday, only four days into the job, after she drew fire for a tweet she sent criticizing Nike Inc's use of former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick in an ad campaign.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 16, 2018

Golf: Miller disappointed by American team's Ryder Cup preparation
Twice major winner Johnny Miller tried to hold his tongue during the recent Ryder Cup in France, but the filter came off on Tuesday as he criticized the U.S. team's preparation in the lead up to their heavy defeat by Europe.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 16, 2018

USA Gymnastics interim CEO resigns: U.S. Olympic committee
Mary Bono has resigned from USA Gymnastics, four days after she was named interim CEO of the organization, a spokesman for the U.S. Olympic Committee said on Tuesday.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 16, 2018

Athletics: IAAF delays imposing gender rule due to Semenya challenge
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said on Tuesday it will delay the implementation of its new eligibility rules for female classification due to the legal challenge by South Africa's Caster Semenya.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 16, 2018

WADA to audit Russian anti-doping agency in December
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Tuesday it would audit Russia's anti-doping agency RUSADA in December to check it remains compliant following its conditional reinstatement last month.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 16, 2018

Former teammates describe chilling Hernandez behavior: Report
Aaron Hernandez went from jovial to intense in an instant and his behavior and demeanor were wildly unpredictable on a given day, former teammates of the late New England Patriots tight end told the Boston Globe.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 16, 2018

NBA-Opening-night rosters feature 108 international players
The National Basketball Association's 2018-19 season will tip off later on Tuesday with 108 international players from a record-tying 42 countries and territories on opening-night rosters, according to the league.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 16, 2018

Suns' Booker set to return from hand surgery for opener
Phoenix Suns shooting guard Devin Booker, just five weeks removed from right hand surgery, is expected to play in the season opener Wednesday against the Dallas Mavericks.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 16, 2018

Nurmagomedov challenges Mayweather to fight
After beating Conor McGregor, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov wants to recreate McGregor's most lucrative moment -- a fight against boxing legend Floyd Mayweather.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 16, 2018

NHL suspends Panthers' Matheson for body slam
A body slam of an opponent led to Florida Panthers defenseman Mike Matheson receiving a two-game suspension from the NHL on Monday.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 16, 2018

Report: Raiders want first-rounder for wide receiver Cooper
The Oakland Raiders would be willing to part with wide receiver Amari Cooper if they can get a first-round draft pick in return, Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reported on Monday.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 16, 2018

Steelers fuming over Burfict's hit on Brown
The Steelers and Bengals had plenty to say to each other on the field during Pittsburgh's last-minute, 28-21 win on Sunday at Cincinnati, and the Steelers had more to say on Monday, particularly about a hit on their star wide receiver, Antonio Brown.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 16, 2018

Wizards trade Meeks to Bucks for cash, pick
The Washington Wizards traded disgruntled guard Jodie Meeks, cash considerations and a protected second-round pick to the Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for a protected second-round pick, the teams announced Monday.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 16, 2018

ATP roundup: McDonald scores another upset in Belgium
Mackenzie McDonald notched a first-round upset for the second consecutive tournament, downing Chile's Nicolas Jarry 6-1, 7-6 (8) in the first round of the European Open at Antwerp, Belgium, on Monday.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 16, 2018

Reports: Nance, Cavs agree to four-year extension
Forward/center Larry Nance Jr. and the Cleveland Cavaliers agreed to terms Monday on a four-year contract extension, according to multiple media outlets.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 16, 2018

NHL roundup: Leafs top Kings for 5th straight win
Kasperi Kapanen scored two goals to help the Toronto Maple Leafs extend their winning streak to five games Monday night with a 4-1 victory over the visiting Los Angeles Kings.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 16, 2018

Brewers blank Dodgers for 2-1 NLCS lead
LOS ANGELES -- Orlando Arcia hit a two-run home run, and Jhoulys Chacin delivered 5 1/3 strong innings Monday as the Milwaukee Brewers grabbed the lead in the National League Championship Series with a 4-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 16, 2018

FLM All 32: Team-by-team NFL notes
Buffalo Bills: Backup quarterback Nathan Peterman entered the Bills' Week 6 loss to Houston after rookie starter Josh Allen went out with an injury. He threw a touchdown pass to Zay Jones, but then the interception bug bit him again. He threw two, including one that became the game-winning pick-six for the Texans. His career has been defined by interceptions. He threw five in one half last season when he got the starting nod over Tyrod Taylor against the Chargers. In six career games, he has 79

Reuters International Sports
Oct 15, 2018

Raisman questions USA Gymnastics' interim president pick
Three-time Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman on Monday spoke out against USA Gymnastics' choice for its interim president and chief executive, saying survivors of sexual abuse "deserve better."

Reuters International Sports
Oct 15, 2018

Celtics, Raptors ready to move to top of East
If you noticed a gust of wind sometime in early July, it might have been 15 Eastern Conference teams breathing a sigh of relief that LeBron James finally decided to head west.

Reuters International Sports
Oct 15, 2018

Cardinals' Wilks: Jobs 'in jeopardy, including mine'
Arizona Cardinals: With the Cardinals' offense last or next to last in a litany of categories (yards per game and per play, passing and rushing per game and per play, points, third-down percentage, time of possession), questions about coordinator Mike McCoy's job security have increased. When asked Monday about the matter, head coach Steve Wilks replied, "I would say all our jobs are in jeopardy, including mine, if we don't win." McCoy was fired from the Denver Broncos last November after the te

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Oct 15, 2018

Elway: Broncos 'fighting for our lives'
Denver Broncos: General manager John Elway didn't mince words on Monday when discussing the team's loss to the Rams, the Broncos' fourth straight following a 2-0 start. Speaking with the team's radio partner, Orange and Blue 760, Elway said, "At some point in time we have to play better football ... we're still making the mistakes we shouldn't make to beat good football teams like the Rams." Elway finished the interview saying he hopes the team can "take a mentality into [Thursday's game at Ariz

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