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Highlights of Wednesday's NBA games

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 1:52am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights from National Basketball Association games on Wednesday:

Red Sox catching prospect Flores dies of cancer

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 11:24pm
(Reuters) - Boston Red Sox catching prospect Daniel Flores died on Wednesday due to complications from cancer treatment, the team announced.

National Football League roundup

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 6:40pm
(The Sports Xchange) - The Green Bay Packers released tight end Martellus Bennett with a failure to disclose a medical condition designation, the team announced Wednesday.

Retired pitcher Roy Halladay's plane flew low before crash: NTSB

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 5:35pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - Witnesses said retired baseball star Roy Halladay maneuvered his plane at low altitude before he died when it crashed off the coast of central Florida, a federal official said on Wednesday.

UCLA basketball players arrested in China could stay for months: ESPN

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 5:26pm
(Reuters) - The three UCLA men's basketball players arrested in China for allegedly shoplifting a day before U.S. President Donald Trump's visit cannot leave their hotel until the end of the legal process, which could last months, ESPN reported on Wednesday.

NFL Players Association calls for moment of silence at Sunday games

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 5:23pm
(Reuters) - The National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) on Wednesday unanimously passed a resolution calling on players to honor the Veterans Day Moment of Silence Act during Sunday's games.

Chung taking new rules in his stride in Milan

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 4:02pm
MILAN (Reuters) - South Korea's Chung Hyeon maintained his 100 percent record at the Next Gen ATP Finals with a crushing victory over Russian Andrey Rublev on Wednesday to surge ahead in Group A.

Retired pitcher Roy Halladay's plane flew low before crash

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 3:53pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - Witnesses reported that retired baseball star Roy Halladay maneuvered his plane at low altitude before the aircraft's crash off the coast of central Florida that killed him, a federal official said on Wednesday.

Olympic Club to host Ryder Cup and PGA Championship

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 1:48pm
(Reuters) - The Olympic Club in San Francisco will host the 2028 PGA Championship and 2032 Ryder Cup, the PGA of America said on Wednesday.

Vandeweghe thrives on team aspect of Fed Cup

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 12:24pm
(Reuters) - Coco Vandeweghe thrives on team play and said on Wednesday she hopes to cap a breakthrough season by leading the United States to victory over Belarus in this weekend's Fed Cup final.

Tennis: Chung taking new rules in his stride in Milan

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 10:53am
MILAN (Reuters) - South Korea's Hyeon Chung maintained his 100 percent record at the Next Gen ATP Finals with a crushing victory over Russian Andrey Rublev on Wednesday to surge ahead in Group A.

Joshua the target as heavyweight hype packs a new punch

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 10:44am
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.

British Cycling chairman steps down after less than a year

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 10:28am
LONDON (Reuters) - British Cycling chairman Jonathan Browning is stepping down after 10 months in the job as part of governance reforms following recent bullying and doping scandals.

Snooker among cue sports targeting Paris 2024 Olympics, federation chief says

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 10:13am
SOFIA (Reuters) - Snooker as well as two other cue sports - carom billiards and pool - deserves to be part of the Paris 2024 Olympic program, the secretary general of the newly-formed World Snooker Federation (WSF) said on Wednesday.

Final three African soccer World Cup slots to be settled

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 9:48am
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Senegal and Tunisia are on the brink of qualification for next year's World Cup finals but the tussle between the Ivory Coast and Morocco is set for a dramatic finale in Abidjan at the weekend.

Nadal will be fit for London, says coach Moya

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 9:27am
MILAN (Reuters) - World number one Rafael Nadal will be fit for the ATP Finals in London next week despite concerns over the state of the Spaniard's knee, coach Carlos Moya said.

I want to avoid Spain in World Cup draw: Messi

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 8:58am
(Reuters) - It might be because he lives there or perhaps because he has friends in their team, but Barcelona's Argentine forward Lionel Messi has identified Spain as the one country he hopes to avoid in the group stages of the World Cup finals next year.

Mercedes ready to experiment in last two F1 races

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 6:58am
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Champions Mercedes plan to use the last two races of the Formula One season to test new ideas and parts for 2018 now that they have won both titles.

Federer advises Murray not to rush back too quickly

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 5:52am
(Reuters) - Roger Federer believes Andy Murray should follow his lead by ensuring he does not rush back to competitive action too quickly following the Scot's injury-ruined season.

ILO closes workers' complaint against World Cup host Qatar

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 5:51am
GENEVA (Reuters) - The International Organization for Labour closed a complaint by workers against Qatar on Wednesday after the government introduced legislation to protect workers and pledged further reforms as well as technical cooperation with the U.N. agency.

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