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TOKYO (Reuters) – Floyd Mayweather’s over-stated arrival to his unveiling as the new figurehead for a Japanese mixed martial arts promotion proved that no-matter what the event or the location, the American boxing legend will always be box office. The undefeated 41-year-old announced he was coming out of a retirement on Monday and will top
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Giannis Antetokounmpo registered his second triple-double of the young season with 26 points, 15 rebounds and 11 assists on Sunday, helping the host Milwaukee Bucks get back on the winning track with a 144-109 victory over the Sacramento Kings. Nov 4, 2018; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Sacramento Kings forward Marvin Bagley III (35) drives for the
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Nov 4, 2018; New York, NY, USA; Shalane Flanagan reacts after crossing the finish line in third place in the professional women’s division of the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon. Mandatory Credit: Derik Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – American Shalane Flanagan sounded like an athlete who had run her last competitive marathon after finishing
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PARIS (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic ruined Roger Federer’s ambitions of a 100th career title as he outlasted his great adversary 7-6(6) 5-7 7-6(3) in an epic Paris Masters semi-final that stretched his remarkable unbeaten run to 22 matches on Saturday. Tennis – ATP 1000 – Paris Masters – AccorHotels Arena, Paris, France – November 3,
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Derrick Pouliot’s goal with 22 seconds left in overtime gave the host Vancouver Canucks a wild 7-6 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Friday night. Nov 2, 2018; Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN; Vancouver Canucks forward Elias Pettersson (40) celebrates his goal with defenseman Derrick Pouliot (5) and defenseman Troy Stecher (51) and forward Nikolay Goldobin
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Chris Paul scored a season-high 32 points, and the Houston Rockets opened a five-game road trip by rallying from a 14-point deficit to record a 119-111 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night. Nov 2, 2018; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (3) shoots a three point shot against Brooklyn Nets center
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Goalie Roberto Luongo, who hadn’t played since the season-opener because of a knee injury, returned to action and led the Florida Panthers to a 4-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Friday in Helsinki, Finland. Ice Hockey – NHL Global Series – Florida Panthers v Winnipeg Jets – Hartwall Arena, Helsinki, Finland – November 2,
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PARIS (Reuters) – Roger Federer made a comfortable start to his quest for a 100th title, dispatching Fabio Fognini in straight sets to ease into the quarter-finals at the Paris Masters on Thursday. Tennis – ATP 1000 – Paris Masters – AccorHotels Arena, Paris, France – November 1, 2018 Switzerland’s Roger Federer celebrates after winning
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A day after announcing head coach DJ Durkin would be retained, Maryland fired the coach on Wednesday, according to a school spokeswoman. FILE PHOTO: Oct 20, 2018; Iowa City, IA, USA; Maryland Terrapins wide receiver Dontay Demus (7) and teammates carry out a jersey in memory of offensive lineman Jordan McNair before the game against
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FILE PHOTO: MGM Resorts International Chairman and CEO James Murren attends a news conference at MGM Cotai in Macau, China February 13, 2018. REUTERS/Bobby Yip/File Photo The New York Jets and MGM Resorts International announced Wednesday a multi-year partnership that makes the Las Vegas-based casino the official gaming partner of the club. It is the
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Kawhi Leonard scored 31 points and grabbed seven rebounds, and Jonas Valanciunas added 23 points off the bench as the Toronto Raptors defeated the visiting Philadelphia 76ers 129-112 on Tuesday night. Oct 30, 2018; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2)protects the ball from Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) at Scotiabank Arena.
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Alabama earned the top spot in the first College Football Playoff ranking, which was announced Tuesday night. Oct 20, 2018; Knoxville, TN, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Jalen Hurts (2) runs between Tennessee Volunteers defensive lineman Shy Tuttle (2) and defensive back D.J. Henderson (39) for a touchdown in the third quarter of a game
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Oct 28, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Boston Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale celebrates after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers in game five of the 2018 World Series at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports The Boston Red Sox picked up the $15 million option on left-hander Chris Sale’s contract for the
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Toronto Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews will be out at least four weeks with a left shoulder injury, the team announced. Oct 20, 2018; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews (34) skates during the warm up against the St. Louis Blues at Scotiabank Arena. Mandatory Credit: Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports Matthews, 21,
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(Reuters) – Two former USA Gymnastics national team members on Monday filed civil lawsuits against the organization, disgraced ex-team doctor Larry Nassar, and the U.S. Olympic Committee for failing to prevent sexual assault of young women in their care. FILE PHOTO: Larry Nassar, a former team USA Gymnastics doctor who pleaded guilty in November 2017
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EditorsNote: Overhauls with team making it official, statements from all parties Oct 27, 2018; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue reacts to a call during the first half against the Indiana Pacers at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports The Cleveland Cavaliers fired head coach Tyronn Lue and promoted
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FILE PHOTO – Tennis – Shanghai Masters – Shanghai, China – October 12, 2018 – Kei Nishikori of Japan in action against Roger Federer of Switzerland. REUTERS/Aly Song VIENNA (Reuters) – Kei Nishikori will have a chance to win his first ATP title in over two years on Sunday after beating qualifier Mikhail Kukushkin 6-4
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Boston Red Sox pitching coach Dana LeVangie says Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Manny Machado was stealing and relaying signs during Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday night, according to Bleacher Report. Oct 26, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Boston Red Sox outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. (right) is tagged out on a stolen base
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