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Karl-Anthony Towns finished with 25 points and 21 rebounds Monday night as the Minnesota Timberwolves halted a five-game losing streak with a 120-113 victory in Minneapolis over the Brooklyn Nets, who lost Caris LeVert to an apparent serious right leg injury. Nov 12, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) looks to
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FILE PHOTO – Japanese pitching and hitting star Shohei Ohtani works out ahead of his move to the Los Angeles Angels in Kamagaya, east of Tokyo, Japan January 5, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato (Reuters) – Japanese two-way standout Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels was rewarded for a tremendous Major League Baseball debut season as
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The NHL and attorneys for retired players on Monday announced a tentative settlement in the concussions lawsuit filed against the league. Sep 9, 2015; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; NHL commissioner Gary Bettman and NHLPA executive director Donald Fehr appear on stage together during a press conference and media event for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey
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Aleksander Barkov scored twice as the Florida Panthers won their fourth straight game, scoring five goals in the second period to defeating the visiting Ottawa Senators 5-1 on Sunday afternoon. Nov 11, 2018; Sunrise, FL, USA; Florida Panthers center Aleksander Barkov (16) scores a goal past Ottawa Senators goaltender Mike McKenna (33) during the second
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Richard Panik and Alex Galchenyuk both finished with a goal and an assist as the Arizona Coyotes defeated the host Washington Capitals 4-1 on Sunday night. Nov 11, 2018; Washington, DC, USA; Arizona Coyotes right wing Richard Panik (14) skates with the puck to score a goal against the Washington Capitals during the second period
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Formula One F1 – Brazilian Grand Prix – Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace, Interlagos, Sao Paulo, Brazil – November 11, 2018 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton celebrates after winning the race REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton won the Brazilian Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday as Mercedes clinched the Formula One constructors’ world championship
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New Orleans Saints star receiver Michael Thomas was fined $30,000 by the NFL for using a cellphone as a prop during a touchdown celebration last Sunday, multiple outlets reported Saturday. FILE PHOTO: Nov 4, 2018; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas (13) runs after a catch for a touchdown against
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Tennis – Fed Cup – World Group Final – Czech Republic v United States – O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic – November 10, 2018 Czech Republic’s Katerina Siniakova celebrates winning her match against Alison Riske of the U.S. REUTERS/David W Cerny PRAGUE (Reuters) – World doubles number one Katerina Siniakova helped the Czech Republic to
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New Orleans Saints receiver Dez Bryant is being evaluated for a possible torn Achilles tendon, multiple outlets reported Friday. FILE PHOTO: Dec 24, 2017; Arlington, TX, USA; Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant (88) fumbles the ball after being hit by Seattle Seahawks cornerback Byron Maxwell (41) in the second quarter at AT&T Stadium. Tim
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FILE PHOTO: 90th Academy Awards – Oscars Arrivals – Hollywood, California, U.S., 04/03/2018 – Woody Harrelson. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – World Chess Championship officials might rethink the role of ceremonial starter after Hollywood actor Woody Harrelson knocked over a king and moved the wrong pawn in a comical start to the 2018 event
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Eric Bledsoe scored six of his game-high 26 points during a second-quarter flurry that allowed the Milwaukee Bucks to build a double-digit lead en route to a shockingly easy 134-111 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday in Oakland, Calif. November 8, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots
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J.D. Martinez pulled off an unprecedented feat Thursday, becoming the first player to capture two Silver Slugger awards in the same year. FILE PHOTO: Oct 31, 2018; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox right fielder J.D. Martinez (28) speaks before the World Series victory parade at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo
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FILE PHOTO: Sep 28, 2018; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates pinch hitter Jung Ho Kang hits a single against the Cincinnati Reds during the seventh inning at Great American Ball Park. Mandatory Credit: David Kohl-USA TODAY Sports Jung Ho Kang signed a one-year deal with the Pittsburgh Pirates and will compete to be the everyday
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Former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant agreed to a one-year deal with the New Orleans Saints, according to multiple reports. FILE PHOTO: Dec 24, 2017; Arlington, TX, USA; Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant (88) fumbles the ball after being hit by Seattle Seahawks cornerback Byron Maxwell (41) in the second quarter at AT&T
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TOKYO (Reuters) – The second section of the timber roof at the Olympics Gymnastics Center in Tokyo was raised on Wednesday, marking the halfway point of the construction of the temporary venue. File picture: Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games mascot Miraitowa stands on stage during the mascots’ debut in Tokyo, Japan, July 22, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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The Los Angeles Lakers made official what had been speculated for days, signing free agent center Tyson Chandler on Tuesday. Oct 31, 2018; Phoenix, AZ, USA; San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills (left) drives to the basket against Phoenix Suns center Tyson Chandler in the second half at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark
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FILE PHOTO: Oct 28, 2018; Charlotte, NC, USA; Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh looks on during the fourth quarter against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports John Harbaugh is ready to send players home from the Baltimore Ravens facility after meetings on Wednesday, hoping time away
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Brad Marchand scored a five-on-three power play goal with 31 seconds remaining in overtime to lift the Boston Bruins to a 2-1 win over the visiting Dallas Stars on Monday. Oct 20, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA;Philadelphia Flyers center Claude Giroux (28) prepares to face off against the New Jersey Devils during the second period at
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The Cleveland Cavaliers reached an agreement with Larry Drew on Monday to make him head coach for the remainder of the season, multiple media outlets reported. Nov 1, 2018; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers acting head coach Larry Drew reacts in the fourth quarter against the Denver Nuggets at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David
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Pittsburgh Steelers guard David DeCastro doesn’t care whether All-Pro running back Le’Veon Bell decides to end his season-long holdout. FILE PHOTO: Jan 14, 2018; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell (26) celebrates after catching a touchdown pass against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the third quarter in the AFC Divisional Playoff game at
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Floyd Mayweather’s over-stated arrival to his unveiling as the new figurehead for a Japanese mixed martial arts promotion proved that no-matter what the event or the location, the American boxing legend will always be box office. The undefeated 41-year-old announced he was coming out of a retirement on Monday and will top
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Nov 2, 2018; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) reacts in the fourth quarter against the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports If Toronto Raptors power forward Kawhi Leonard plays Sunday night in Los Angeles against LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers, don’t
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The Pittsburgh Steelers-Le’Veon Bell drama is heading toward a conclusion. FILE PHOTO – Oct 18, 2015; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell (26) runs the ball against the Arizona Cardinals during the second half at Heinz Field. The Steelers won the game, 25-13. Mandatory Credit: Jason Bridge-USA TODAY Sports / Reuters Picture
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Jimmy Butler and the Minnesota Timberwolves gave the Golden State Warriors all they could handle for three quarters on Friday night before fading in a 17-point loss in Oakland. FILE PHOTO – November 2, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler (23) shoots the basketball against Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11)
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