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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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(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights from National Hockey League games on Saturday: Penguins 4, Panthers 3 Sidney Crosby scored twice, including the winner when he batted the puck out of the air in the third period, as Pittsburgh downed Florida. Patric Hornqvist and Greg McKegg also scored and Kris Letang added two assists for the
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MADRID (Reuters) – Luis Suarez struck late to snatch a 1-1 draw for Barcelona at Atletico Madrid on Saturday but their lead over Real Madrid at the top of La Liga was cut to five points after Cristiano Ronaldo inspired the champions to a 2-1 win at Getafe. Saul Niguez gave Atletico the lead in
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(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of National Hockey League games on Friday: Red Wings 6, Golden Knights 3 Gustav Nyquist scored two goals and Henrik Zetterberg added a goal and three assists as the Detroit Red Wings scored four third-period goals and handed Vegas the first loss in team history. Anthony Mantha, Frans Nielsen, Nyquist
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