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Oklahoma City’s Paul George says he can somewhat relate to the situation involving shooting guard Jimmy Butler and the Minnesota Timberwolves, and George has a message. FILE PHOTO: Apr 25, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) drives past Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler (23) for the basket in the second half
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(Reuters) – The World Anti-Doping Agency denied on Friday that it had disrespected or attempted to bully athletes’ representative Beckie Scott during a debate in which tensions were “running high” over a decision to reinstate Russia’s anti-doping organization. A woman walks into the head office for the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Evgeny Kuznetsov finished with one goal and three assists while Alex Ovechkin scored twice as the Washington Capitals defeated the visiting Vegas Golden Knights 5-2 Wednesday in a rematch of last spring’s Stanley Cup Final. Oct 10, 2018; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92) skates with the puck as Vegas Golden Knights
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The Carolina Hurricanes were fast starters and had five different players score in a 5-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night in Raleigh, N.C. Oct 9, 2018; Raleigh, NC, USA; Carolina Hurricanes right wing Sebastian Aho (20) skates with the puck against the Vancouver Canucks at PNC Arena. The Carolina Hurricanes defeated the
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BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Refugees will be able to take part at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after the International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday it would form a refugee team for the second consecutive summer Games. Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), gestures as he speaks the 133rd IOC session in Buenos
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(Reuters) – Tennis players need to respect ball boys and ball girls, Roger Federer said in the wake of a row following Fernando Verdasco’s rant over a sweaty towel. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 11, 2018. Switzerland’s Roger Federer attends a press conference
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(Reuters) – New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees broke the NFL’s all-time passing mark on Monday, eclipsing Peyton Manning’s 71,940 career yards in the Saints’ game against the Washington Redskins. Oct 8, 2018; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) celebrates after a touchdown during the second quarter against the Washington Redskins
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Miami receiver Ahmmon Richards is done playing football because of a “disabling neck injury,” the school announced Sunday. Sep 2, 2018; Arlington, TX, USA; Miami Hurricanes receiver Ahmmon Richards (82) has a pass broken up by LSU Tigers cornerback Clyde Edwards-Helaire (22) at AT&T Stadium. Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo Richards, a junior, hasn’t played
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SUZUKA, Japan (Reuters) – Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel cut a resigned figure after Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix while defending an ill-fated overtaking attempt on Max Verstappen that cost him heavily in the championship battle with Lewis Hamilton. Formula One F1 – Japanese Grand Prix – Suzuka Circuit, Suzuka, Japan – October 7, 2018 Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel
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LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov ended Irish fighter Conor McGregor’s attempt to win back the UFC lightweight title when he sealed a brutal submission victory with a rear naked choke hold in the fourth round on Saturday. Oct 6, 2018; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Khabib Nurmagomedov (red gloves) fights Conor McGregor (blue gloves)
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BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has no backup plan for the 2026 Winter Games if more cities drop out of the race, IOC President Thomas Bach said on Saturday. Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), arrives for a news conference during the meeting of the IOC Executive Board
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SUZUKA, Japan (Reuters) – Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton completed a practice clean sweep in his Mercedes, setting the pacein the final hour of track action ahead of qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix. Formula One – Japanese Grand Prix – Suzuka Circuit, Suzuka, Japan – October 6, 2018. Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton during practice.
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SUZUKA, Japan (Reuters) – Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton was comfortably quickest in both practice sessions for the Japanese Grand Prix as the Mercedes driver piled the pressure on title rival Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari on Friday. Formula One – Japanese Grand Prix – Suzuka Circuit, Suzuka, Japan – October 5, 2018 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton
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Tom Brady racked up 341 passing yards and four total touchdowns, and the New England Patriots put away the battered Indianapolis Colts 38-24 on Thursday night in Foxborough, Mass. Oct 4, 2018; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots running back Sony Michel (26) avoids a tackle by Indianapolis Colts safety Matthias Farley (41) on his
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LISBON (Reuters) – Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo has again been left out of the squad for this month’s matches against Poland and Scotland, announced by the Portuguese federation (FPF) on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – World Cup – Round of 16 – Uruguay vs Portugal – Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia – June 30, 2018
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Jimmy Butler reportedly informed the Minnesota Timberwolves he would prefer to be dealt to the Miami Heat, and the Wolves appear to be doing their best to facilitate that request. FILE PHOTO: Feb 1, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler (23) controls the ball as Milwaukee Bucks guard Tony Snell (21) defends
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Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon will reportedly return for his fifth season with the team in 2019. Oct 2, 2018; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon speaks at a press conference after losing to the Colorado Rockies in the 2018 National League wild card playoff baseball game at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: Jerry
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