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Panthers defensive end Julius Peppers announced his retirement from the NFL after 17 seasons with Carolina, the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers. FILE PHOTO: Dec 17, 2017; Charlotte, NC, USA; Carolina Panthers defensive end Julius Peppers (90) sacks Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) in the fourth quarter at Bank of America Stadium.
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The Dallas Mavericks made injured forward Kristaps Porzingis’ wish come true Thursday by agreeing to acquire the All-Star player from the New York Knicks in a deal involving seven players and two first-round picks. Jan 30, 2019; New York, NY, USA; New York Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis (6) walks off the court after losing to
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FILE PHOTO – Athletics – IAAF Council Press Conference – The Sea Club Conference Centre, Monaco – December 4, 2018 IAAF President Sebastian Coe during the press conference REUTERS/Eric Gaillard ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Former Olympic champion Sebastian Coe on Thursday all but confirmed that he would run for a second term as President of the International
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has said he wants to play until age 45, and team owner Robert Kraft said Wednesday he wouldn’t be opposed to that. Jan 30, 2019; Atlanta, GA, USA; New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) addresses the media at a press conference for Super Bowl LIII at Hyatt Regency
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The Indianapolis Colts have reached an agreement on an extension with guard Mark Glowinski worth $18 million, the team announced Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Jan 5, 2019; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans nose tackle D.J. Reader (98) tips the pass thrown by Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) as guard Mark Glowinski (64) blocks in the
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ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Asian soccer chiefs called on the Thai government to release footballer Hakeem Al Araibi as prosecutors in Bangkok on Tuesday acknowledged receipt of an extradition request from Bahrain. FILE PHOTO: Hakeem Al Araibi, a former member of Bahrain’s national soccer team who holds a refugee
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ATLANTA (Reuters) – The Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots have touched down in Atlanta after enthusiastic send-offs from their fans ahead of their Super Bowl clash on Sunday. Jan 27, 2019; Atlanta, GA, USA; Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff gets off the plane at Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport ahead of Super Bowl
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Peter Magowan, the former San Francisco Giants executive who thwarted a relocation attempt and championed construction of the waterfront stadium now called Oracle Park, passed away Sunday at age 76 after a long fight with cancer. FILE PHOTO: San Francisco Giants managing general partner Peter Magowan looks over the Giants playing field prior to a
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Tennis – Australian Open – Men’s Singles Final – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 27, 2019. Serbia’s Novak Djokovic reacts during the match against Spain’s Rafael Nadal. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic claimed a record seventh Australian Open crown on Sunday as he demolished Rafa Nadal 6-3 6-2 6-3 in his most dominant
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The San Diego Padres are looking into signing free-agent infielder Manny Machado and potentially trading for Miami Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto, according to MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand. Oct 26, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Manny Machado reacts after striking out against the Boston Red Sox in the eighth inning in game three
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – After winning one-sided semi-finals that few will remember in years to come, Novak Djokovic and Rafa Nadal will face off in a blockbuster Australian Open decider on Sunday that offers much more than a clash of great players. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Australian Open – Semi-final – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January
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A change of heart has made Dallas Mavericks point guard Dennis Smith Jr. change his mind about the NBA Slam Dunk Contest. FILE PHOTO: Dec 30, 2018; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks guard Dennis Smith Jr. (1) brings the ball up court against the Oklahoma City Thunder during the first quarter at the American Airlines
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FILE PHOTO: Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri smiles toward the stands during the fourth quarter of their NFL preseason football game against the Cincinnati Bengals in Indianapolis, Indiana, August 30, 2012. REUTERS/Brent Smith The NFL’s all-time leading scorer is coming back to pad his record. The Indianapolis Colts and kicker Adam Vinatieri are close to
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Tennis – Australian Open – Semi-final – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 25, 2019. Serbia’s Novak Djokovic reacts after winning his match against France’s Lucas Pouille. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi MELBOURNE (Reuters) – A rampant Novak Djokovic completed a stunning 6-0 6-2 6-2 demolition of Lucas Pouille on Friday to storm into his seventh Australian Open final
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Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder Thursday. FILE PHOTO – Carolina Panthers’ quarterback Cam Newton runs off the field after a missed third down play against the Denver Broncos during the first quarter of the NFL’s Super Bowl 50 football game in Santa Clara, California February 7, 2016. REUTERS/Mike
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FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – Cardiff City – Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff, Britain – January 23, 2019 Tributes left outside stadium for Emiliano Sala REUTERS/Rebecca Naden -/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Rescuers ended their search on Thursday for the plane carrying Premier League soccer player Emiliano Sala, which disappeared over the English Channel three days
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka staved off a fightback from Karolina Pliskova to reach her maiden Australian Open final with a 6-2 4-6 6-4 win on Thursday setting up a title clash with double Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova. Tennis – Australian Open – Semi-final – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 24, 2019.
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Tennis – Australian Open – Quarter-final – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 23, 2019. Japan’s Naomi Osaka looks on during match against Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina. REUTERS/Aly Song TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese noodle company Nissin have removed a controversial commercial following a dispute over the skin color of a cartoon character depicting tennis player Naomi Osaka.
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Tennis – Australian Open – Quarter-final – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 23, 2019. Japan’s Kei Nishikori receives medical attention during the match against Serbia’s Novak Djokovic. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic reached the semi-finals of the Australian Open for a seventh time on Wednesday after eighth seed Kei Nishikori retired hurt when
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