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FILE PHOTO: February 16, 2020; Pacific Palisades, California, USA; Rory McIlroy hits onto the second hole green during the final round of the The Genesis Invitational golf tournament at Riviera Country Club. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – World number one Rory McIlroy has distanced himself from the prospect of taking part
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The Major League Baseball Players Association disputed commissioner Rob Manfred on Tuesday evening, saying it did not resist the league’s efforts during the MLB’s investigation of the Houston Astros’ 2017 electronic sign-stealing. FILE PHOTO: Rob Manfred, commissioner of Major League Baseball, takes part in the Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit in New York, U.S., February
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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees will be back in 2020. FILE PHOTO: Jan 22, 2020; Kissimmiee, Florida, USA; New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees throws the ball during NFC practice at ESPN Wide World of Sports. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Brees, 41, announced Tuesday he is set to return and make “another
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FILE PHOTO: Former San Francisco 49ers great Jerry Rice (R) poses with former 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr. and his bust after being accepted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio August 7, 2010.REUTERS/Aaron Josefczy/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump issued a pardon for Eddie DeBartolo Jr., the former
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A late night didn’t bother Carlos Alcaraz on Monday in Rio de Janeiro. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Australian Open – Third Round – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – January 24, 2020 – Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka in action during the match against Serbia’s Novak Djokovic. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay/File Photo The 16-year-old, making his ATP Tour debut, earned
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Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout said he “lost respect” for players involved in the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal. The American League’s Mike Trout, of the Los Angeles Angels, dives into second base for a lead-off double in the first inning against the National League during Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game in New York, July
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FILE PHOTO: Fireworks light up the sky near the illuminated Olympic rings at a ceremony to mark six months before the start of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan in this photo taken by Kyodo January 24, 2020. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS/File Photo TOKYO (Reuters) – ‘United by Emotion’ was revealed as the motto
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Tennis – WTA Premier – St Petersburg Ladies Trophy – Sibur Arena, Saint Petersburg, Russia – February 15, 2020 Netherland’s Kiki Bertens celebrates with the trophy after winning the final against Kazakhstan’s Elena Rybakina REUTERS/Anton Vaganov (Reuters) – Kiki Bertens powered past Kazakh Elena Rybakina 6-1 6-3 in the St Petersburg Ladies Trophy final on
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Tennis – WTA Premier – St Petersburg Ladies Trophy – Sibur Arena, Saint Petersburg, Russia – February 15, 2020 Netherlands’ Kiki Bertens celebrates winning her semi final match against Russia’s Ekaterina Alexandrova REUTERS/Anton Vaganov (Reuters) – Holder Kiki Bertens battled past Russian Ekaterina Alexandrova 6-1 4-6 6-1 in the St Petersburg Ladies Trophy semi-finals on
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Chris Kreider scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:11 remaining in the third period and the New York Rangers beat the host Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1 on Friday night. Feb 14, 2020; Columbus, Ohio, USA; New York Rangers left wing Chris Kreider (20) reacts to scoring a goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets in the third
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LONDON (Reuters) – Of all the sports at the Tokyo Olympics later this year none inhabit the frontline of climate change quite like surfing. FILE PHOTO: A father and his son make their way in from surfing at Cardiff State Beach in Encinitas, California, U.S. October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake/ Which is why when the
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Yanni Gourde broke a second-period tie with a short-handed game-winner as Tampa Bay beat the visiting Edmonton Oilers 3-1 on Thursday night, extending the Lightning’s winning streak to an NHL-high nine games. Feb 13, 2020; Tampa, Florida, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning center Mitchell Stephens (67) passes the puck against the Edmonton Oilers during the third
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(Reuters) – The Yankees and Astros traded barbs over the recent sign-stealing scandal on Thursday, but the Bronx Bombers were feeling great about the competitive edge they grabbed this winter by signing away Houston’s hard-throwing hurler Gerrit Cole. Feb 13, 2020; Tampa, Florida, USA; New York Yankees starting pitcher Gerrit Cole (45) talks with media
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WOKING, England (Reuters) – McLaren team mates Lando Norris and Carlos Sainz kept their driver bromance bubbling at the launch of their new MCL35 Formula One car on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Formula One F1 – Singapore Grand Prix – Marina Bay Street Circuit, Singapore – September 19, 2019 McLaren’s Carlos Sainz Jr. and Lando Norris
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Major League Baseball made official its rule changes for the 2020 season on Wednesday, implementing a three-batter minimum for any pitcher and an expanded regular-season roster. FILE PHOTO: A baseball ready for export is pictured at the Rawlings factory in Turrialba, Costa Rica March 3, 2010. The average baseball is only used for a few
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BAKU (Reuters) – Formula One’s Chinese Grand Prix has been postponed due to the recent outbreak of coronavirus in the country, organisers said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Formula One F1 – Chinese Grand Prix – Shanghai International Circuit, Shanghai, China – April 14, 2019 General view during the warm up lap before the race REUTERS/Aly
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LONDON (Reuters) – American trailblazer Billie Jean King says the revamped Fed Cup Finals taking place in Budapest in April shows women’s tennis remains the leader in the battle for equality for women’s sport. FILE PHOTO: Tennis great Billie Jean King holds hands with other attendees during a lull in play between games as Serena
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Major League Baseball is reportedly considering an expanded playoff scenario that includes more teams, a first-round bye and the ability of some teams to pick their opponents. FILE PHOTO: Oct 27, 2019; Washington, DC, USA; Fans watch from the standing room only section during the fourth inning in game five of the 2019 World Series
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Colin Kaepernick could have played in the reborn XFL, but his salary demands were too high, commissioner Oliver Luck said in an interview. FILE PHOTO: Colin Kaepernick is seen at a special training event created by Kaepernick to provide greater access to scouts, the media, and the public, at Charles. R. Drew High School in
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Bojan Bogdanovic hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift the Utah Jazz to a 114-113 victory over the host Houston Rockets on Sunday. Feb 9, 2020; Houston, Texas, USA; Utah Jazz forward Bojan Bogdanovic (44) and guard Donovan Mitchell (45) celebrate after the Jazz defeated the Houston Rockets at Toyota Center. Troy Taormina-USA TODAY
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FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Australian Open – Fourth Round – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – January 27, 2020 France’s Gael Monfils in action during his match against Austria’s Dominic Thiem REUTERS/Issei Kato Top-seeded Frenchman Gael Monfils defeated Canadian Vasek Pospisil 7-5, 6-3 on Sunday to become the second three-time winner of the Open Sud de
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