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SEOUL (Reuters) – After opening the CJ Cup with a stunning nine-under-par 63, Justin Thomas battled blowy conditions and some bad breaks before slipping out of the lead after a two-over 74 at the Nine Bridges course on the South Korean island of Jeju on Friday. Oct 1, 2017; Jersey City, NJ, USA; Justin Thomas
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(Reuters) – The New York Yankees, traditionally one of the most reviled teams in Major League Baseball due to its long history of success, are adjusting to a new label – likeable underdogs. The team, which few predicted would make the playoffs in a rebuilding year, now find themselves one win away from the World
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AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Double world champion Fernando Alonso will stay with McLaren in 2018, the team said on Thursday in a long-expected announcement that finally ended one of the sagas of the Formula One season. McLaren did not say whether the new contract extended beyond next year. The Spaniard has endured a miserable three
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(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights from National Hockey League games on Wednesday: Maple Leafs 6, Red Wings 3 The Toronto Maple Leafs scored four goals on their first five shots and went on to defeat the Detroit Red Wings 6-3 on Wednesday night. Nazem Kadri, Zach Hyman, Auston Matthews, Connor Brown, Morgan Rielly and William
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(The Sports Xchange) – It appears as if the main thing to come out of Tuesday’s meeting between NFL players and owners was mutual respect. Many owners acknowledged the players’ right to protest and what they are protesting about, and seem willing to effect change in whatever form that may take in their respective communities.
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(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights from National Basketball Association games on Tuesday: Cavaliers 102, Celtics 99 LeBron James outdueled his former teammate and NBA Finals partner Kyrie Irving in the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 102-99 win over the Boston Celtics in their season opener on Tuesday. However, the bigger loss for Boston was new forward Gordon Hayward,
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – National Football League officials weighed the fervor of players protesting racism against U.S. President Donald Trump’s anger at their autumn meeting on Tuesday with supporters of the players kneeling outside in solidarity. The NFL did not seek commitments from its players to stop kneeling during pregame renditions of the U.S. national
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Maria Sharapova lost 7-6(3) 6-4 to Slovakia’s Magdalena Rybarikova at the Kremlin Cup on Tuesday in her first match in Russia since returning from a doping ban this year. The five-time grand slam champion looked tired and committed several unforced errors in the first-round match as she was cheered on by a
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(Reuters) – The University of Louisville fired Hall of Fame basketball coach Rick Pitino on Monday amid a national investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation of allegations of corruption in college basketball. Louisville’s athletic association voted unanimously to dismiss Pitino, one of the most successful college basketball coaches in history, several weeks after the
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