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Highlights of Thursday's MLB games

2 hours 8 min ago
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Thursday's Major League Baseball games:

Goff, Gurley shine as Rams hold off 49ers in wild encounter

4 hours 8 min ago
(The Sports Xchange) - Jared Goff passed for 292 yards and a career-high-tying three touchdowns, and Todd Gurley scored three TDs as the Los Angeles Rams held on for a wild 41-39 victory against the San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Stadium on Thursday.

France to skip 2018 Winter Games if security not assured

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 11:42pm
PARIS/SEOUL (Reuters) - France's Winter Olympics team will not travel to the 2018 Games in South Korea if its security cannot be guaranteed, France's sports minister said on Thursday, the first major doubts by a participating nation about growing North Korean tensions.

Olympics-France to skip 2018 Winter Games if security not assured

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 9:38pm
PARIS/SEOUL (Reuters) - France's Winter Olympics team will not travel to the 2018 Games in South Korea if its security cannot be guaranteed, France's sports minister said on Thursday, the first major doubts by a participating nation about growing North Korean tensions.

Baseball: Major League Baseball roundup

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 7:42pm
(The Sports Xchange) - The New York Mets expect manager Terry Collins to retire after this season, the New York Daily News reported Thursday.

NFL: National Football League roundup

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 7:26pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, who committed suicide in jail while serving a life sentence for murder, had an advanced stage of degenerative brain disease.

Golf: Stanley upstages big names to take Tour Championship lead

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 6:06pm
(Reuters) - Kyle Stanley marked his first appearance at East Lake by upstaging the big names to take the first-round lead with a six-under-par 64 at the Tour Championship in Georgia on Thursday.

NHL: Kings top Canucks in first NHL game in China

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 4:17pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Tanner Pearson scored two goals in an exhibition game, which would typically be no gigantic feat.

NFL star Hernandez's family sues league over 'severe' CTE

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 3:55pm
BOSTON (Reuters) - The daughter of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, who killed himself in April, sued the NFL and the team on Thursday after learning her father had a "severe case" of the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

Motor racing: Switzerland to host first race in more than 60 years

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 3:19pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Switzerland, a country that banned motor racing in 1955 after the sport's worst accident at Le Mans, will return to the international calendar next year with a round of the electric Formula E championship in Zurich.

Olympics-France to skip 2018 Winter Games if security risk too great

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 2:39pm
PARIS (Reuters) - France's Winter Olympics team will not travel to the 2018 Games in South Korea if its security cannot be guaranteed, French Sports Minister Laura Flessel said on Thursday, raising the first major doubts by a participating country over the event.

Golf: Matthew appointed 2019 European Solheim Cup captain

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 1:26pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Scotland's Catriona Matthew was appointed European team captain for the 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles on Thursday in what she said was a dream come true after making nine appearances as a player.

Motor racing: China, Bahrain may swap places on 2018 F1 calendar

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 1:14pm
GROVE, England (Reuters) - Formula One is confident China will have a race next season but the grand prix in Shanghai may end up swapping dates with Bahrain, commercial managing director Sean Bratches said on Thursday.

Olympics: France ready to skip 2018 Winter Games if security risk too great

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 12:55pm
PARIS (Reuters) - France's Winter Olympics team will not travel to the 2018 Games in South Korea if its security cannot be guaranteed, French Sports Minister Laura Flessel said on Thursday.

Family of ex-NFL star Hernandez to release results of brain test

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 12:49pm
BOSTON (Reuters) - The family of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, who killed himself in April after being acquitted in his second murder trial, is due on Thursday to release the results of a test of his brain, according to a spokesman.

Macron praises IOC for keeping Paris, LA dreams alive

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 12:07pm
PARIS (Reuters) - President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday promised a 2024 Olympic Games that transform French sport and praised the International Olympic Committee's decision to keep the dreams of two cities alive by announcing the 2024 and 2028 Games at the same time.

Rossi passes MotoGP medical at Aragon circuit

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 11:44am
(Reuters) - Valentino Rossi was cleared on Thursday to take part in this weekend's Aragon MotoGP round in Spain, three weeks after the Yamaha rider broke his leg in two places.

Light heavyweight champ Ward announces retirement

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 11:37am
(Reuters) - Unified light heavyweight world titleholder and former Olympic champion Andre Ward announced his retirement from boxing on Thursday.

North Korea says sanctions block imports of athletes' gear

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:49am
GENEVA (Reuters) - North Korea has protested to three international sporting federations that requests to buy sports equipment for its athletes were being denied due to U.S.-led sanctions, letters obtained by Reuters on Thursday showed.

Russia's new anti-doping chief looks for fresh start

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 9:30am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Almost two years after Russia crashed out of world athletics amid a spate of drugs scandals, former university lecturer Yuri Ganus sits in his Moscow office, plotting the rehabilitation of the national anti-doping agency.

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