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FILE PHOTO: Tennis – WTA Premier – Nature Valley Classic – Edgbaston Priory Club, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Britain – June 21, 2019 Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko reacts during her quarter final match against Croatia’s Petra Martic Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine (Reuters) – Former French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko proved too strong for defending champion Julia Goerges
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FILE PHOTO: Tennis – French Open – Roland Garros, Paris, France – May 31, 2019. Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic in action during her third round match against Croatia’s Donna Vekic REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/File Photo (Reuters) – Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic powered past Kristina Mladenovic 6-3 6-4 on Saturday to reach the Kremlin Cup final in Moscow and secure
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FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 4, 2019 Germany’s Julia Goerges in action during the second round against Russia’s Varvara Flink REUTERS/Toby Melville (Reuters) – Defending champion Julia Goerges eased past Elena Rybakina 6-3 6-4 on Saturday to reach the final of the Luxembourg
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Kris Letang scored twice, and Patric Hornqvist had a goal and two assists Friday to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to their fifth straight win, 4-2 over the visiting Dallas Stars. Oct 18, 2019; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang (58) moves the puck against the Dallas Stars during the third period at PPG
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FILE PHOTO: Sep 24, 2019; Washington, DC, USA; Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Bryce Harper (3) stands in the dugout prior to the Phillies’ game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Bryce Harper played his first seven seasons with the Nationals, leaving Washington in the offseason to sign a
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The Oakland Raiders are above .500 through five games for just the third time since 2002, primarily thanks to the offense. FILE PHOTO: Oct 6, 2019; London, United Kingdom; Oakland Raiders defensive tackle Maurice Hurst (73) celebrates a sack of Chicago Bears quarterback Chase Daniel (not pictured) during an NFL International Series game at Tottenham
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(Reuters) – American boxer Patrick Day died on Wednesday in Chicago as a result of the traumatic brain injury he suffered during his fight on Saturday, where he was knocked out by Charles Conwell in the 10th round. Oct 12, 2019; Chicago, IL, USA; Patrick Day (red trunks) reacts after getting knocked down by Charles
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The Los Angeles Angels and Joe Maddon agreed to terms on a contract to make him the team’s next manager. FILE PHOTO: Sep 29, 2019; St. Louis, MO, USA; Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon (70) looks on during the sixth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports
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FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – Euro 2020 Qualifier – Bulgaria Press Conference – Wembley Stadium, London, Britain – September 6, 2019 Bulgaria coach Krasimir Balakov during the press conference Action Images via Reuters/Tony O’Brien SOFIA (Reuters) – Bulgaria coach Krasimir Balakov has apologized to the England team after fans taunted their black players with Nazi
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The Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues visited the White House on Tuesday, showing up en masse for a ceremony with President Donald Trump in the Rose Garden. Oct 15, 2019; Washington, DC, USA; President Donald J. Trump welcomes the 2019 Stanley Cup Champions, the St. Louis Blues to The White House on Tuesday, October
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Soccer Football – Euro 2020 Qualifier – Group A – Bulgaria v England – Vasil Levski National Stadium, Sofia, Bulgaria – October 14, 2019 England manager Gareth Southgate applauds fans after the match Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine ZURICH (Reuters) – European soccer body UEFA needs more help from governments to eliminate racism from football,
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(Reuters) – Roger Federer confirmed his participation in next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo and said on Monday that he had listened to his heart before making the decision. Tennis – Shanghai Masters – Men’s Singles – Shanghai, China – October 8, 2019 – Roger Federer of Switzerland rests during his match against Spain’s Albert
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FILE PHOTO: Oct 12, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi (28) looks on during workouts at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports Joe Girardi, Buck Showalter and Dusty Baker will interview for the Philadelphia Phillies’ managerial vacancy this week, according to multiple reports. The Phillies canned Gabe Kapler
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Connor McDavid scored the go-ahead goal on a power play with 10:16 remaining, and Leon Draisaitl collected two goals and an assist as the Edmonton Oilers dominated the third period and remained unbeaten with a 4-1 victory over the host New York Rangers on Saturday afternoon. Oct 12, 2019; New York, NY, USA; Edmonton Oilers
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FILE PHOTO: Sep 29, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies manager Gabe Kapler (19) waits in the dugout for his players after loss to the Miami Marlins at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports The San Francisco Giants will interview former Philadelphia Phillies skipper Gabe Kapler to fill Bruce Bochy’s vacant position,
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(Reuters) – Russia’s Daniil Medvedev remarkably reached his ninth final of the season as he defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas 7-6(5) 7-5 at the Shanghai Masters on Saturday. Tennis – Shanghai Masters – Men’s Singles – Semi-finals – Qi Zhong Tennis Center, Shanghai, China – October 12, 2019. Daniil Medvedev of Russia celebrates winning against Stefanos Tsitsipas
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Erik Haula scored his fourth goal of the season to break a second-period tie, and the undefeated Carolina Hurricanes set some team history in a 5-2 victory against the New York Islanders on Friday night in Raleigh, N.C. Oct 11, 2019; Raleigh, NC, USA; Carolina Hurricanes left wing Erik Haula (56) is congratulated after his
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FILE PHOTO: The Nike swoosh logo is seen outside the store on 5th Ave in New York, New York, U.S., March 19, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri (Reuters) – Nike Inc [NKE.N] shut down its Nike Oregon Project training group on Thursday, following the recent four-year ban of founder and coach Alberto Salazar by the U.S. Anti-Doping
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CHICAGO (Reuters) – The winds of change are roiling through the sport of endurance running as athletes descend on the Windy City for Sunday’s Chicago Marathon, with one of the sport’s longstanding figureheads conspicuously out of the picture. FILE PHOTO: Alberto Salazar, coach to Mo Farah of Great Britain and Galen Rupp of the U.S.A.
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