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Bills end 17-season playoff drought as Ravens miss out

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 8:22pm
(Reuters) - The Buffalo Bills ended the longest playoff drought in North American major team sports when they qualified for the National Football League post-season on Sunday.

Nadal to make Australian return in exhibition event

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 6:31pm
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - World number one Rafa Nadal, who is struggling to get any match practice before the Australian Open, will play an exhibition event at Melbourne Park in the week leading up to the season opening grand slam, organizers said on Monday.

Pagano fired by Colts after six seasons in Indianapolis

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 5:27pm
(Reuters) - Chuck Pagano became the first National Football League head coach to be fired at the conclusion of the regular season on Sunday when the Indianapolis Colts announced they had parted company.

Winless Browns join 2008 Lions as worst NFL team, going 0-16

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 4:25pm
(Reuters) - The wretched Cleveland Browns completed a season of complete futility when they lost again on Sunday, if only narrowly, which means coach Hue Jackson can go jump in the lake.

Highlights of Sunday's NFL games

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 3:44pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Sunday's National Football League games:

Tennis: Tearful Garcia succumbs to back injury in Brisbane

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 2:58am
BRISBANE (Reuters) - Fourth seed Caroline Garcia left the court in tears after a lower back injury forced the Frenchwoman to retire from her first round match against Alize Cornet at the Brisbane International on Sunday.

Australia ease past Canada in Hopman Cup opener

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 1:45am
PERTH (Reuters) - Daria Gavrilova beat Eugenie Bouchard in straight sets but Thanasi Kokkinakis was made to work harder to edge out Vasek Pospisil and give Australia a winning start to their Hopman Cup campaign against Canada on Sunday.

Highlights of Saturday's NHL games

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 12:59am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Saturday's National Hockey League games:

Highlights of Saturday's NBA games

Sat, 12/30/2017 - 11:47pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Saturday's National Basketball Association games:

National Football League roundup

Sat, 12/30/2017 - 7:35pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Dave Gettleman wasted no time making changes on his first full day on the job as the New York Giants' general manager.

Ski jumping: Stoch defies wind and rain to win opening Four Hills event

Sat, 12/30/2017 - 1:21pm
OBERSTDORF, Germany (Reuters) - Defending champion Kamil Stoch upstaged home favorite Richard Freitag to win the opening leg of ski jumping's prestigious Four Hills tournament at Oberstdorf on Saturday.

Serena says good to be back, despite loss to Ostapenko in Abu Dhabi

Sat, 12/30/2017 - 9:29am
(Reuters) - Serena Williams was pleased to get back on court despite losing what was her first match in almost a year, against Jelena Ostapenko, at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.

Sharp Federer gives Switzerland winning start at Hopman Cup

Sat, 12/30/2017 - 6:57am
(Reuters) - Roger Federer dismissed Japan's Yuichi Sugita 6-4 6-3 in just over an hour on Saturday to give Switzerland a winning start at the Hopman Cup and send out a signal to his opponents ahead of next month's Australian Open.

Injured Djokovic pulls out of Qatar Open

Sat, 12/30/2017 - 5:17am
(Reuters) - Former world number one Novak Djokovic withdrew from next week's Qatar Open on Saturday and faces a race to be fit for the first grand slam of the year.

Highlights of Friday's NHL games

Sat, 12/30/2017 - 3:40am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of National Hockey League games on Friday:

Highlights of Friday's NBA games

Sat, 12/30/2017 - 1:29am
Giannis Antetokounmpo's baseline layup with nine-tenths of a second left gave Milwaukee a controversial win over the Thunder.

Bucks beat Thunder on controversial Antetokounmpo basket

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 11:14pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Giannis Antetokounmpo caught the inbounds pass and immediately turned to size up his defender.

National Football League roundup

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 8:21pm
(The Sports Xchange) - The New York Jets extended the contracts of coach Todd Bowles and general manager Mike Maccagnan on Friday despite the team's lackluster 5-10 record.

NBA: National Basketball Association roundup

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 6:57pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul will return from a three-game injury absence to play in Friday's game against the Washington Wizards.