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(Reuters) – The European Tour has hired former Premier League executive chairman Richard Scudamore to help boost revenue from the Ryder Cup, the governing body announced on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – LMA Annual Awards Dinner 2019 – Grosvenor House Hotel, London, Britain – May 14, 2019 Richard Scudamore poses with the LMA Special
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The Anaheim Ducks bought out the contract of former NHL MVP Corey Perry on Wednesday, ending the winger’s 14-year tenure with the team. FILE PHOTO – Mar 6, 2019; Anaheim, CA, USA; Anaheim Ducks right wing Corey Perry (10) looks on during the second period against the St. Louis Blues at Honda Center. Mandatory Credit:
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Charlie Blackmon became the first Colorado player to have at least three hits in five consecutive games as the Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-1 in Phoenix on Tuesday night. Jun 18, 2019; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Carlos Estevez (54) and Colorado Rockies catcher Tony Wolters (14) celebrate after the ninth inning
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Jun 18, 2019; Saint Paul, MN, USA; Panama midfielder Armando Cooper (11) gets around Trinidad and Tobago midfielder Khaleem Hyland (8) and scores a goal in the second half of group play in the CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer tournament at Allianz Field. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – Panama scored two second-half goals
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FILE PHOTO: Mar 4, 2019; Sacramento, CA, USA; Sacramento Kings forward Harrison Barnes (40) runs down the court during the third quarter against the New York Knicks at Golden 1 Center. Mandatory Credit: Sergio Estrada-USA TODAY Sports – 12285807 Harrison Barnes is set to opt out of his contract with the Sacramento Kings and become
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Four people sustained non-life-threatening gunshot wounds at Monday’s rally celebrating the Raptors’ championship, Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders said. Jun 17, 2019; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry and team mates show off the Larry O’Brien trophy to fans during a parade through downtown Toronto to celebrate their NBA title. Mandatory Credit: Dan
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PEBBLE BEACH, CA. (Reuters) – Gary Woodland held his nerve to claim his first major with a three-shot victory at the U.S. Open on Sunday, bringing Brooks Koepka’s two-year reign to an end. June 16, 2019; Pebble Beach, CA, USA; Gary Woodland kisses with the championship trophy after winning the 2019 U.S. Open golf tournament
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The New York Yankees acquired designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion in a trade with the Seattle Mariners on Saturday, according to multiple reports. FILE PHOTO: Jun 11, 2019; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Seattle Mariners first baseman Edwin Encarnacion (10) looks on after being called out on a third strike against the Minnesota Twins in the ninth inning
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Jun 15, 2019; Pasadena, CA, USA; Canada forward Jonathan David (20) falls while pushing the ball up the field while Canada midfielder Russell Teibert (7) defends during the second half of group play in the CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer tournament at Rose Bowl. Mandatory Credit: Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports PASADENA, Calif. (Reuters) – Teenager Jonathan
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Hunter Renfroe highlighted a five-run 12th inning with his third home run of the game, and the San Diego Padres rallied from seven runs down to beat the Colorado Rockies 16-12 in Denver on Friday night. Jun 14, 2019; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann (16) is doused with a bucket by shortstop
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The man charged with shooting Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz admitted that he shot him but said he was hired to kill someone else. FILE PHOTO: Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz smiles during warmups before facing the Toronto Blue Jays in their MLB American League East baseball game in Boston, Massachusetts, September
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FILE PHOTO: Athletics – Diamond League – Letzigrund Stadium, Zurich, Switzerland – August 30, 2018 Caster Semenya of South Africa before the Women’s 800m REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – Double 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya hopes she can be an inspiration to the South Africa team competing at the women’s World Cup after
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FILE PHOTO: The Olympic torch of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games is displayed at a Torch Relay event to mark the 300-day milestone to the starting date of the torch relay, in Tokyo, Japan June 1, 2019. REUTERS/Issei Kato TOKYO (Reuters) – Medalists at next year’s Summer Olympics will stand on podiums made from recycled
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Soccer Football – Women’s World Cup – Group E – Canada v Cameroon – Stade de La Mosson, Montpellier, France – June 10, 2019 Canada’s Kadeisha Buchanan celebrates scoring their first goal with Nichelle Prince REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier Kadeisha Buchanan scored on a header in the 45th minute as Canada edged Cameroon 1-0 in a surprisingly
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LONDON (Reuters) – It has been more than 15 years since Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic began their collection of Grand Slam titles and the bad news for anyone eyeing tennis’s big prizes is their stranglehold on men’s tennis is as tight as ever. Tennis – French Open – Roland Garros, Paris, France
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