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(The Sports Xchange) – Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz has a torn ACL in his left knee and will miss the remainder of the season and playoffs, coach Doug Pederson announced Monday. Dec 10, 2017; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) during the game against the Los Angeles Rams at the
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TORONTO (Reuters) – Jozy Altidore’s second half goal helped propel a relentless Toronto FC to a 2-0 victory over the Seattle Sounders on Saturday to claim their first Major League Soccer championship after a gut-wrenching loss in last year’s final. Dec 9, 2017; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Toronto FC midfielder Michael Bradley (4) celebrates with the
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(The Sports Xchange) – The New York Yankees agreed to acquire National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton from the Miami Marlins in a blockbuster trade, according to multiple reports on Saturday. Jul 22, 2016; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton (27) connects for a base hit during the sixth inning against the New
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LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (Reuters) – The downhill is very much a high risk, high reward business and American speed queen Lindsey Vonn was reminded again of the price you pay for success on the alpine World Cup ski circuit. One minute last week a radiant Vonn is sitting in the posh Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian lawmakers should not attend the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics to support athletes unless they are competing under the Russian flag, the Interfax news agency quoted Russian parliament speaker Vyacheslav Volodin as saying on Friday. The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics mascot Soohorang, Paralympics mascot Bandabi and the Olympic Rings are displayed at the
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(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Wednesday’s National Basketball Association games: Dec 6, 2017; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) drives to the basket against the Sacramento Kings in the second quarter at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports Cavaliers 101, Kings 95 LeBron James scored 32 points as
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(Reuters) – Russian Washington Capitals players Alexander Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov will support any of their countrymen who chose compete at the Winter Olympics despite an IOC decision banning Russia from the Games, they said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Ice Hockey – 2016 IIHF World Championship – Bronze medal match – Russia v USA –
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(Reuters) – The postponed rematch between former heavyweight world champion David Haye and fellow Briton Tony Bellew has been scheduled for May 5 at the O2 Arena in London, according to promoter Eddie Hearn. Boxing – Tony Bellew & David Haye Press Conference – London, Britain – October 4, 2017 Tony Bellew and David Haye
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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – Russia has been banned from the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics after the IOC found evidence of an “unprecedented systematic manipulation” of the anti-doping system that has led to a series of suspensions for the country’s athletes in recent months. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) did not impose a blanket ban on
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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – Russia has been banned from the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics after evidence emerged of widespread doping but some of its athletes will be allowed to compete under the tag of “Olympic Athlete of Russia”, the IOC said on Tuesday. Samuel Schmid, Chair of the IOC Disciplinary Commission, and Thomas Bach, President
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(The Sports Xchange) – Portland Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri was named Major League Soccer’s Most Valuable Player on Monday. Dec 4, 2017; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri watches as his daughter, Connie, and his wife, Florencia look at the Landon Donovan MVP Award he earned this year at Adidas America Headquarters. Mandatory
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LAUSANNE (Reuters) – Under huge pressure from all sides, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will decide on Tuesday whether to ban Russia from next year’s Winter Olympics over alleged institutionalized doping. FILE PHOTO: An ice sculpture of the Olympic rings is seen during the Pyeongchang Winter Festival, near the venue for the opening and closing
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(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Sunday’s National Basketball Association games: December 3, 2017; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) moves in to score a a basket against the Los Angeles Lakers during the first half at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports Rockets 118, Lakers 95 James
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LONDON (Reuters) – Red Bull junior driver Dan Ticktum put McLaren in an awkward position on Sunday after winning a coveted award that includes a Formula One test drive and simulator role with the Woking-based team. Macau Formula Three Grand Prix winner Ticktum, 18, beat three other young Britons to win the McLaren Autosport BRDC
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LONDON (Reuters) – Liverpool and Chelsea maintained their pursuit of runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City with comfortable wins on Saturday but Tottenham Hotspur dropped further off the pace with a disappointing 1-1 draw at Watford. Soccer Football – Premier League – Brighton & Hove Albion vs Liverpool – The American Express Community Stadium, Brighton,
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