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Boxing: Frenchman N'Dam beats Japan's Murata to win WBA middleweight title

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 8:07am
TOKYO (Reuters) - France's Hassan N'Dam claimed the vacant WBA middleweight title by defeating Japan's Ryota Murata after a surprising split decision on Saturday.

Dodger Turner sidelined with hamstring strain

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 11:41pm
(Reuters) - The Los Angeles Dodgers placed Major League Baseball hitting leader Justin Turner on the 10-day disabled list with a right hamstring strain, the team announced on Friday.

Dibben wins sixth stage in California, Bennett seizes lead

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 11:06pm
(Reuters) - Jonathan Dibben of Team Sky won the sixth stage of the Tour of California on Friday but George Bennett seized the yellow jersey heading into the final day.

LeBron lights up the Garden as Cavs crush Celtics

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 10:35pm
BOSTON (Reuters) - LeBron James lit up Boston's TD Garden with a stellar display as the Cleveland Cavaliers crushed the Celtics 130-86 to race to a 2-0 lead in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals on Friday.

Thompson extends lead to three at Kingsmill

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 8:47pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Lexi Thompson extended her lead to three shots on Friday at the LPGA Kingsmill Championship after posting a second straight six-under-par 65 in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Kokrak seizes five-shot lead, Johnson lurking

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 8:07pm
(Reuters) - American Jason Kokrak fired a flawless eight-under-par 62 to seize a commanding five-stroke lead midway through the AT&T Byron Nelson in Irving, Texas on Friday.

Olympics: More than 100 rusted or defective medals returned

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 7:13pm
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - More than 100 medals won at the Rio Olympics have been returned to organizers because they have rusted or developed black spots on them, the games' spokesman said on Friday.

Alonso fires warning shot on Fast Friday

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 6:52pm
(Reuters) - Frenchman Sebastien Bourdais posted the top speed while IndyCar rookie Fernando Alonso fired a warning shot on the final day of practice before qualifying for the Indianapolis 500 on Saturday.

Military veterans suffering PTSD get back on course with golf

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 5:12pm
(Reuters) - Sylvan Olivieri, who suffers from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after serving in the Vietnam War as a U.S. Marine, is among dozens of veterans who have sought therapy on the golf course.

Brady signs deal to pitch $212K Aston Martin car

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 3:35pm
(The Sports Exchange) - New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady signed a multi-year endorsement deal with British luxury car manufacturer Aston Martin to pitch a model that starts at $211,995.

Billionaire Usmanov made $1.3 billion offer for control of Arsenal

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 3:03pm
(Reuters) - Arsenal's second-largest investor, Alisher Usmanov, made a $1.3 billion offer to buy out the soccer club's majority owner Stan Kroenke, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters, confirming earlier reports.

McIlroy withdraws from BMW PGA Championship with rib injury

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 2:31pm
(Reuters) - Former champion Rory McIlroy has withdrawn from next week's BMW PGA Championship at the Wentworth Club in England due to an ongoing rib injury, the world number two said on Friday.

Brady did not have concussion last year: agent

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 2:29pm
(Reuters) - New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was not diagnosed with a concussion during the 2016 season despite his wife's recent comments, his agent said on Friday.

Halep through to Italian Open semis

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 12:59pm
(Reuters) - Romanian sixth seed Simona Halep swept into the semi-finals of the Italian Open in Rome by beating Estonian qualifier Anett Kontaveit 6-2 6-4 on Friday.

Zverev gives Raonic a lesson in Rome to reach semis

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 11:04am
(Reuters) - Rising German star Alexander Zverev reached his first ATP Masters 1000 semi-final with a 7-6(4) 6-1 defeat of world number six Milos Raonic at the Italian Open on Friday.

Gaviria wins again to continue stunning Giro debut

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 10:41am
(Reuters) - Colombia's Fernando Gaviria continued to take the Giro d'Italia by storm when he timed his sprint to perfection to win the 13th stage on Friday, taking his tally to four victories in the race.

Jet-setting fans cannot resist allure of Premier League

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 10:13am
LONDON (Reuters) - When it comes to the allure of England's Premier League it seems distance is no object for jet-setting fans desperate to witness a slice of the action.

Motor racing: Red Bull 'a bit in no-man's land', says Horner

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 10:12am
LONDON (Reuters) - Red Bull are "a bit in no-mans land" until they get a Renault engine upgrade that could transform their Formula One season, according to team principal Christian Horner.

Sailing: Artemis guards secret of America's Cup speed

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 10:10am
LONDON (Reuters) - Artemis Racing have been flying in practice for the America's Cup, but the top speed of the team's foiling catamaran is a secret skipper Nathan Outteridge is not sharing.

McGregor applies for Nevada boxing license: reports

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 9:07am
(Reuters) - Mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor took another step toward setting up a megafight with undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather by applying for a professional boxing license in Nevada, according to multiple reports.