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JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (Reuters) – Tiger Woods said he was “optimistic” about his golfing future while at the same time publicly acknowledging what has been obvious for some time, that he might never return to competitive golf. The American former world number one won the last of his 14 major titles in 2008 and
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(The Sports Xchange) – When the Dallas Cowboys and the Arizona Cardinals get together, it is unwise to leave the stadium early or change the channel. Three of the past four times they teams met, the game wasn’t decided until the last play, twice going to overtime. The Cardinals won all four of those games,
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) has threatened to pull its programming from the fourth largest U.S. cable distributor, Altice USA, if the two parties cannot reach a deal before the end of the month, the cable company said on Sunday. New York-based Altice (ATUS.N), which is owned by a European conglomerate and
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SOMERSET, N.J.,/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – National Football League players sat out, knelt and linked arms during pre-game national anthems played across the country and in London on Sunday, hours after U.S. President Donald Trump called on fans to boycott teams that do not discipline players who protest. In the first few games since Trump stepped up
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(The Sports Xchange) – The New York Knicks agreed to trade 10-time All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder, according to multiple reports on Saturday. The Thunder will send center Enes Kanter, forward Doug McDermott and a 2018 second-round pick via the Chicago Bulls to the Knicks, league sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
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(Reuters) – French Olympic Committee President Denis Masseglia “cannot imagine” a situation that will lead to the country boycotting next year’s Winter Olympics in South Korea amid growing concerns over tensions in North Korea. France Sports Minister Laura Flessel said on Thursday that if the crisis deepened and “our security cannot be assured, the French
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(The Sports Xchange) – Former Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Ra‘Shede Hageman was suspended six games by the NFL on Friday for violating the league’s personal conduct policy. Hageman is being disciplined for a March 2016 arrest on domestic violence charges involving his then-girlfriend. He was placed on the commissioner’s exempt list on the day of
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(Reuters) – Four-times major winner Rory McIlroy believes the PGA Tour will eventually merge with the European Tour as it is “counter-productive” for them to compete against each other. The Northern Irishman said one way of achieving a unified circuit would be if the U.S.-based circuit bought the European Tour and continued to run its
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BOSTON (Reuters) – Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, who killed himself in April after being acquitted in his second murder trial, had a “severe case” of the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a family lawyer said on Thursday. Relatives of the 27-year-old former athlete had asked that his brain be tested for CTE
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BERGEN, Norway (Reuters) – France’s David Lappartient claimed a landslide victory as he was elected International Cycling Union (UCI) president, replacing incumbent Brian Cookson after the Briton failed to restore the credibility of the sport in his only term. Lappartient, the European Cycling Union (UEC) president, became the first Frenchman to take charge of the
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(Reuters) – Major League Baseball set a record for home runs in a single season on Tuesday with Kansas City Royals outfielder Alex Gordon’s round-tripper in Toronto making it 5,694 for the year. The previous record was set in 2000 during what has been dubbed the “Steroid Era”. Miami’s Giancarlo Stanton has led the power
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(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Monday’s Major League Baseball games: Marlins 13, Mets 1 Giancarlo Stanton drilled his major-league-leading 55th homer to lead the Miami Marlins to a 13-1 win over the New York Mets on Monday. It was Miami’s first game at Marlins Park since Sept. 6, with three contests were moved to
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(The Sports Xchange) – Detroit rookie Jamal Agnew returned a punt 88 yards for a fourth-quarter touchdown, and Matthew Stafford threw two touchdown passes to help the Lions earn a 24-10 win over the New York Giants on Monday night at Met Life Stadium. Agnew’s punt return, the fifth longest in team history, broke open
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LONDON (Reuters) – The long-predicted march of Chinese men into the top echelons of tennis has been so slow to emerge that some observers have started asking when it will happen. Teenager Wu Yibing is doing his best to put the debate back on the agenda, though, prompting talk that China might finally have unearthed
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