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(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights from National Basketball Association games on Thursday: Rockets 142, Suns 116 James Harden had 33 of his 48 points during the Houston Rockets’ 90-point first-half explosion that led to a 142-116 rout of the Phoenix Suns on Thursday. The 90 first-half points by Houston were the most in franchise history
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(Reuters) – Jose Altuve of the World Series champion Houston Astros won the American League MVP award on Thursday while Marlins Giancarlo Stanton slugged his way to the National League honor. FILE PHOTO: Nov 3, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve (27) greets fans during the World Series championship parade and
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LONDON (Reuters) – Force India are enjoying their highest-scoring Formula One season, the team punching above their weight to secure fourth place in the constructors’ championship for the second year in a row. Formula One F1 – Mexican F1 Grand Prix 2017 – Mexico City, Mexico – October 27, 2017. Force India’s Sergio Perez during
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(Reuters) – Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer won his second consecutive Cy Young Award as the National League’s top pitcher on Wednesday while Corey Kluber of the Cleveland Indians took home American League honors. FILE PHOTO: Oct 12, 2017; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Nationals relief pitcher Max Scherzer (31) pitches in the fifth inning during
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(The Sports Xchange) – Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor was named the American League Manager of the Year on Tuesday. Jul 5, 2017; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor in the fourth inning against the Los Angeles Angels at Target Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports Molitor, 61, orchestrated an impressive turnaround
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PRAGUE (Reuters) – Czech Davis Cup winner Radek Stepanek announced his retirement from tennis on Tuesday after failing to recover his fitness following back surgery earlier this year, Czech media reported. Tennis – Australian Open – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – 19/1/17 Belgium’s David Goffin celebrates after winning his Men’s singles second round match against
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(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights from National Basketball Association games on Monday: Nov 13, 2017; New York, NY, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers small forward LeBron James (23) passes the ball out of traffic during the second quarter against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports Cavaliers 104, Knicks 101 LeBron James
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LONDON (Reuters) – Pirelli and McLaren have canceled a Formula One tire test scheduled for the Brazilian Grand Prix circuit on Tuesday and Wednesday after teams were targeted by armed robbers in Sao Paulo over the weekend. A Pirelli’s logo is pictured at its headquaters in Milan, March 26, 2015. REUTERS/Giorgio Perottino “Following a robbery attempt, neutralized
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(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of National Hockey League games on Sunday: Nov 12, 2017; Anaheim, CA, USA; Anaheim Ducks defenseman Josh Manson (42) is defended by Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) and defenseman Braydon Coburn (55) after a shot on goal during the third period at Honda Center. Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports
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LONDON (Reuters) – Whatever else happens to Jack Sock at the ATP Finals this week, his between-the-legs volley at 4-4 in the second set of his debut match will feature in the end-of-tournament showreel. Tennis – ATP World Tour Finals – The O2 Arena, London, Britain – November 12, 2017 Switzerland’s Roger Federer celebrates after
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LONDON (Reuters) – Aiming to end a sensational year as he began it, Swiss master Roger Federer opened his bid for a seventh ATP Finals title with 6-4 7-6(4) victory over American debutant Jack Sock on Sunday. Tennis – ATP World Tour Finals – The O2 Arena, London, Britain – November 12, 2017 Switzerland’s Roger
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SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian Grand Prix organizers have tightened security around Sunday’s race after armed robbers held up members of Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes team as they left the circuit. Formula One F1 – Brazilian Grand Prix 2017 – Sao Paulo, Brazil – November 11, 2017 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton in the paddock after crashing out
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(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights from National Basketball Association games on Friday: Nov 10, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) is fouled by Charlotte Hornets center Dwight Howard (12) while driving to the basket during the second half at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports Celtics 90, Hornets 87
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(The Sports Xchange) – The Edmonton Oilers placed forward Anton Slepyshev on injured reserve Friday. FILE PHOTO: Nov 3, 2017; Edmonton, Alberta, CAN; Edmonton Oilers forward Anton Slepyshev (58) tries to get shot away in front of New Jersey Devils forward Adam Henrique (14) during the third period at Rogers Place. Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports
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SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton, with four world championship stars now painted on his race helmet, smashed the Interlagos track record as Mercedes dominated Friday’s opening Brazilian Grand Prix practice. Formula One F1 – Brazilian Grand Prix 2017 – Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo – November 10, 2017. Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton of Britain sits in
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(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of National Hockey League games on Wednesday: Rangers 4, Bruins 2 Jimmy Vesey scored twice and Henrik Lundqvist made 31 saves as the New York Rangers held off the Boston Bruins 4-2 on Wednesday. The win was the Rangers’ fifth in a row, the longest active streak in the league.
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LONDON (Reuters) – Anthony Joshua woke up on Wednesday to find himself more of a wanted man than ever in boxing’s entertaining new era of old-fashioned heavyweight hoopla and intrigue. Boxing – Anthony Joshua vs Carlos Takam – IBF & WBA World Heavyweight Titles – Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Britain – October 28, 2017 Anthony Joshua
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(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of the National Hockey League games on Tuesday: November 7, 2017; Anaheim, CA, USA; Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick (32) reacts after center Nick Shore (21) scores the game winning goal against the Anaheim Ducks during the overtime period at Honda Center. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports Kings 4,
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