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Patriots tight end Gronkowski out for season

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 6:14pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Tight end Rob Gronkowski's season is over after the New England Patriots placed him on injured reserve on Saturday one day after he underwent surgery in Los Angeles to repair a herniated disk in his back.

Golf: Woods starts fast again, struggles at finish in Hero event

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 5:35pm
(Reuters) - For a third day in a row, Tiger Woods treated his fans to a rousing start in his much anticipated return to competition but lost momentum over the closing stretch at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas on Saturday.

Chelsea apologizes to abused former player

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 3:52pm
LONDON (Reuters) - English soccer club Chelsea issued a public apology to former striker Gary Johnson on Saturday for the sexual abuse he suffered as a young player and said it had been wrong to insist on a confidentiality clause when paying him compensation.

Half F1 grid is after Rosberg's seat, says Lauda

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 12:35pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Mercedes have been approached by half the Formula One grid since world champion Nico Rosberg announced his retirement on Friday, according to the team's non-executive chairman Niki Lauda.

Warriors coach: marijuana may be better option than painkillers

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 12:24pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr said he smoked marijuana to treat the pain as he recovered from two back operations and believes it may be a better option for professional athletes than some painkillers.

Golf: Solid Stone extends Alfred Dunhill Championship lead

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 8:54am
(Reuters) - Brandon Stone edged closer to a second European Tour title with a fine 66 in the third round of the Alfred Dunhill Championship on Saturday to lead by three shots at Leopard Creek Country Club.

Agency denies tax evasion by Ronaldo and Mourinho

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 7:03am
PARIS (Reuters) - The soccer agency Gestifute has denied that clients including Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo and Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho are involved in any tax evasion after a media consortium reported that they had used tax havens to handle tens of millions of euros in earnings.

IAAF overwhelmingly passes sweeping reforms

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 6:56am
MONACO (Reuters) - A sweeping reform package that changes how the scandal-hit governing body of world athletics operates was overwhelmingly passed at a special Congress on Saturday.

Cycling: Golden girl Kenny puzzled by omnium changes

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 6:28am
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's track cycling golden girl Laura Kenny says drastic changes to the omnium event she has owned at the past two Olympics have left her scratching her head.

Motor racing: Verstappen a double winner again at FIA awards

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 4:27am
VIENNA (Reuters) - Dutch Formula One driver Max Verstappen collected two special awards for the second year in a row at the International Automobile Federation (FIA)'s gala prize-giving ceremony on Friday.

Dodt maintains advantage at Australian PGA

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 12:39am
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Andrew Dodt will tee off with a two-shot shot lead for the third day in a row in the final round of the Australian PGA Championship after a two-under-par 70 kept him on top of the leaderboard on Saturday.