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SAINT-LEONARD-DE-NOBLAT, France (Reuters) – Mourners at the funeral of Raymond Poulidor on Tuesday paid tribute to a French cyclist who never achieved his goal of winning the Tour de France but in the process won widespread admiration for his courage and integrity. FILE PHOTO: Former French cyclist Raymond Poulidor is seen on the podium of
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Nov 15, 2019; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield (24) drives to the basket on Los Angeles Lakers guard Danny Green (14) during the first quarter at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports Buddy Hield paid the price for a Sunday night celebration. The Sacramento guard kicked the ball into
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FILE PHOTO: May 3, 2019; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Marlins chief executive officer Derek Jeter addresses the media prior to the game between the Miami Marlins and the Atlanta Braves at Marlins Park. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports Five-time World Series champion and longtime New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter headlines a group of
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Richaun Holmes hit a pair of go-ahead free throws with 13.3 seconds left as the host Sacramento Kings ended the Boston Celtics’ 10-game winning streak with a 100-99 victory Sunday afternoon. Nov 15, 2019; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) gets grabbed by Sacramento Kings forward Richaun Holmes (22) on
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Tennis – ATP Finals – The O2, London, Britain – November 17, 2019 France’s Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut lift trophy as they celebrate winning their doubles final match against South Africa’s Raven Klaasen and New Zealand’s Michael Venus Action Images via Reuters/Tony O’Brien LONDON (Reuters) – French duo Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut cruised
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(Reuters) – A spirited Colin Kaepernick said he was ready to play anywhere in the National Football League after a long awaited tryout at an Atlanta area high school on Saturday. “I’ve been ready for three years. I’ve been denied for three years,” said the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback who made headlines by kneeling
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FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, Wimbledon, England – 4/7/10 Czech Republic’s Tomas Berdych poses with a trophy after losing the Men’s Singles Final Mandatory Credit: Action Images / Paul Childs/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Former world number four and Wimbledon runner-up Tomas Berdych has announced his retirement
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Jayson Tatum converted a Daniel Theis steal into a go-ahead dunk with 1:36 to play Friday night as the Boston Celtics scored 13 of the game’s final 16 points to rally for a 105-100 victory over the Golden State Warriors in San Francisco. November 15, 2019; San Francisco, CA, USA; Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James on Friday said he is a long way from hanging up his high tops and likened himself to veteran New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who is still going strong at age 42. FILE PHOTO: Nov 12, 2019; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward
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(Reuters) – Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett has been handed a record indefinite suspension for using a helmet to attack another player, the National Football League (NFL) said on Friday. Nov 14, 2019; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett (95) hits Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph (2) with his own helmet
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MONTREUX, Switzerland (Reuters) – Chinese multiple world and Olympic champion Sun Yang’s defense against allegations he committed anti-doping violations was affected by translation problems during the opening stages of a Court of Arbitration (CAS) hearing on Friday. Chinese swimmer Sun Yang and his lawyer Ian Meakin talk as they arrive for a public hearing of
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Carmelo Anthony, the 19th-leading scorer in NBA history, is set for another shot at increasing his point total. FILE PHOTO: 2016 Rio Olympics – Basketball – Final – Men’s Gold Medal Game Serbia v USA – Carioca Arena 1 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – 21/8/2016. Carmelo Anthony (USA) of the USA celebrates his team’s
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Nov 13, 2019; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) grabs a rebound during the second quarter against the Los Angeles Clippers at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Houston Rockets center Clint Capela is expected to miss at least one game after being evaluated for a concussion, ESPN reported Thursday.
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James Harden poured in a game-high 47 points and served as the closer down the stretch of the Houston Rockets’ 102-93 win over the visiting Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday. Nov 13, 2019; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) dribbles the ball against Los Angeles Clippers guard Patrick Beverley (21) during the
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LONDON (Reuters) – Rafael Nadal produced an incredible fightback to beat Russian Daniil Medvedev and keep his ATP Finals hopes alive on Wednesday, saving a match point at 1-5 down in the decider before winning 6-7(3) 6-3 7-6(4). Tennis – ATP Finals – The O2, London, Britain – November 13, 2019 Spain’s Rafael Nadal reacts
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Mike Hoffman scored the game-winning goal in the shootout as the Florida Panthers rallied from four goals down in the third period to stun the host Boston Bruins 5-4 Tuesday night. Nov 12, 2019; Boston, MA, USA; Florida Panthers center Mike Hoffman (68) skates past the bench after a goal during the third period against
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Rocco Baldelli of the Minnesota Twins was named American League Manager of the Year, it was announced Tuesday on the MLB Network. FILE PHOTO: Oct 7, 2019; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Twins manager Rocco Baldelli (5) walks off the field during the ninth inning of game three of the 2019 ALDS playoff baseball series against
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FILE PHOTO: Oct 21, 2019; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Columbus Blue Jackets forward Nick Foligno (71) skates against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Scotiabank Arena. Columbus defeated Toronto in overtime. Mandatory Credit: John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports Columbus Blue Jackets forward Nick Foligno was suspended three games on Monday for elbowing Colorado Avalanche forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare
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Nikola Jokic hit a 15-foot jumper with 3.3 seconds left in overtime, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Minnesota Timberwolves, 100-98, in Minneapolis on Sunday. Nov 10, 2019; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) passes the ball while Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) defends in the third quarter at Target Center.
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FILE PHOTO: Golf – The 148th Open Championship – Royal Portrush Golf Club, Portrush, Northern Ireland – July 19, 2019 England’s Tyrrell Hatton during the second round REUTERS/Paul Childs (Reuters) – England’s Tyrrell Hatton beat Austria’s Matthias Schwab on the fourth playoff hole to clinch his second Rolex Series title at the Turkish Airlines Open
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