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ZURICH (Reuters) – UEFA’s new Nations League competition has proved an instant success thanks to the apparently simple, but often forgotten, combination of an ingenious format and evenly-matched teams. Soccer Football – UEFA Nations League – League A – Group 4 – England v Croatia – Wembley Stadium, London, Britain – November 18, 2018 England’s
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FILE PHOTO: Nov 7, 2018; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers guard JR Smith (5) reacts near the bench in the fourth quarter against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports The Cleveland Cavaliers are reportedly parting ways with JR Smith, just hours after the publication of a story
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FILE PHOTO: Nov 6, 2018; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Blues head coach Mike Yeo looks on during the third period against the Carolina Hurricanes at Enterprise Center. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports A second consecutive shutout defeat by the St. Louis Blues marked the end for head coach Mike Yeo. The Blues
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LeBron James scored a season-high 51 points as the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the host Miami Heat 113-97 on Sunday night. Nov 18, 2018; Miami, FL, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) dunks against the Miami Heat during the first half at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports James, who
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Tennis – ATP Finals – The O2, London, Britain – November 18, 2018 Germany’s Alexander Zverev in action during the final against Serbia’s Novak Djokovic Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge LONDON (Reuters) – An inspired Alexander Zverev beat world number one Novak Djokovic 6-4 6-3 to win the ATP Finals on Sunday — the biggest
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FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 14, 2018 Jack Sock and Mike Bryan of the U.S. celebrate winning the men’s doubles final against South Africa’s Raven Klaasen and New Zealand’s Michael Venus REUTERS/Tony O’Brien LONDON (Reuters) – American duo Mike Bryan and Jack Sock
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Jason Dickinson pushed the rebound of a shot by Mattias Janmark past Boston goaltender Tuukka Rask 1:34 into overtime to score the only goal of the game and lift the Dallas Stars past the visiting Bruins 1-0 on Friday. Nov 16, 2018; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Stars center Jason Dickinson (16) celebrates scoring the game
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FILE PHOTO: High School basketball star LeBron James strikes a pose in front of his Hummer H2 for photographers outside St. Vincent-St. Mary High School in Akron, Ohio, April 25, 2003. REUTERS/Jason Cohn LeBron James obviously wasn’t an ordinary high school senior. His car wasn’t a run-of-the-mill model, either. James drove a 2003 Hummer H2,
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Joe Flacco was listed as doubtful on Friday’s injury report as the Baltimore Ravens’ quarterback mystery continues, two days prior to Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Nov 4, 2018; Baltimore, MD, USA; Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco (5) throws as running back Javorius Allen (37) blocks Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Mike Hilton (28) during the
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The New York Rangers acquired forward Ryan Strome from the Edmonton Oilers on Friday in exchange for forward Ryan Spooner. FILE PHOTO: Nov 6, 2018; Tampa, FL, USA;Edmonton Oilers center Ryan Strome (18) is congratulated by left wing Drake Caggiula (91) as he scores a goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the second period
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FILE PHOTO: Oct 28, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Boston Red Sox first baseman Steve Pearce (25) reacts after hitting a solo home run in the eighth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in game five of the 2018 World Series at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo World Series MVP
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Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy will miss four to six weeks with a fractured left foot, the team announced Friday. Nov 10, 2018; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) defends in goal during the second period against the Ottawa Senators at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Douglas DeFelice-USA TODAY Sports Vasilevskiy
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LONDON (Reuters) – Alexander Zverev’s long-predicted arrival at the summit of men’s tennis is taking too long for some impatient observers but he took another step forward by beating John Isner to reach the last four at the ATP Finals on Friday. Tennis – ATP Finals – The O2, London, Britain – November 16, 2018
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LONDON (Reuters) – Shortly after German wunderkind Alexander Zverev trudged off court having lost to Chung Hyeon at this year’s Australian Open he was treated to a few kind words from Roger Federer. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – ATP Finals – The O2, London, Britain – November 13, 2018 Switzerland’s Roger Federer during his group stage
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James Harden scored 12 of his team-high 27 points in the third quarter, and the Houston Rockets rode a balanced offensive attack to a 107-86 victory over the visiting Golden State Warriors on Thursday. Nov 15, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) dribbles the ball during the first quarter against the
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Mookie Betts added an American League Most Valuable Player trophy to his World Series championship on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Oct 23, 2018; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts reacts after scoring a run against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the fifth inning in game one of the 2018 World Series at Fenway
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It didn’t take long for Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz to look at tape of New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees’ mistakes – make that, his mistake – this season. FILE PHOTO: Oct 21, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; against the Philadelphia Eagles defensive cooridinator Jim Schwartz on the sidelines during the fourth quarter against
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Tampa Bay Rays left-hander Blake Snell and New York Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom were named the winners of the Cy Young Award in the American and National League, respectively, the Baseball Writers’ Association of America announced on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Sep 29, 2018; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Blake Snell (4)
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FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Singapore WTA Finals Round Robin Singles – Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore – 26/10/2016 – Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland in action against Garbine Muguruza of Spain. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland’s Agnieszka Radwanska said on Wednesday that she has decided to end her 13 year-long career due to health reasons.
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