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FILE PHOTO: Oct 25, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien reacts after a play during the second quarter against the Miami Dolphins at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports The haste with which the Texans responded to the season-ending injury of receiver Will Fuller not only resonated within their
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A day after announcing head coach DJ Durkin would be retained, Maryland fired the coach on Wednesday, according to a school spokeswoman. FILE PHOTO: Oct 20, 2018; Iowa City, IA, USA; Maryland Terrapins wide receiver Dontay Demus (7) and teammates carry out a jersey in memory of offensive lineman Jordan McNair before the game against
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(Reuters) – A White House summit on doping in sport on Wednesday called for the embattled World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to enact reforms and provide stronger leadership in the fight for clean sport. FILE PHOTO: Craig Reedie, President of the World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) attends the WADA Symposium in Ecublens, near Lausanne, Switzerland, March
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FILE PHOTO: Tennis – French Open – Roland Garros, Paris, France – May 28, 2018 Danielle Collins of the U.S in action during her first round match against Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes (Reuters) – Defending champions the United States have named an unfamiliar-looking lineup missing all their big guns for next week’s Fed Cup
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Alabama earned the top spot in the first College Football Playoff ranking, which was announced Tuesday night. Oct 20, 2018; Knoxville, TN, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Jalen Hurts (2) runs between Tennessee Volunteers defensive lineman Shy Tuttle (2) and defensive back D.J. Henderson (39) for a touchdown in the third quarter of a game
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Oct 28 2018; London, United Kingdom; Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffery (17) runs against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the second quarter of an NFL International Series game at Wembley Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Steve Flynn-USA TODAY Sports London will play host to four NFL games in the 2019 season, the league’s United Kingdom office announced
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Klay Thompson set an NBA record with 14 3-pointers as part of an NBA-season-high 52-point performance, and the visiting Golden State Warriors stormed to a 149-124 win over the Chicago Bulls on Monday night. Oct 21, 2018; Denver, CO, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) reacts after a play in the fourth quarter
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(Reuters) – Two former USA Gymnastics national team members on Monday filed civil lawsuits against the organization, disgraced ex-team doctor Larry Nassar, and the U.S. Olympic Committee for failing to prevent sexual assault of young women in their care. FILE PHOTO: Larry Nassar, a former team USA Gymnastics doctor who pleaded guilty in November 2017
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Oct 20, 2018; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews (34) skates during the warm up against the St. Louis Blues at Scotiabank Arena. Mandatory Credit: Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports Toronto Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews will be out at least four weeks with a left shoulder injury, the team announced Monday. Matthews,
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(Reuters) – Reaction to the death of Leicester City chairman and King Power owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha in a helicopter crash outside the Premier League club’s ground on Saturday: FILE PHOTO – Soccer Football – Premier League – Leicester City vs West Ham United – King Power Stadium, Leicester, Britain – May 5, 2018 Leicester City
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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Sloane Stephens and Elina Svitolina enjoyed contrasting three-set victories on Saturday to set up a fascinating WTA Finals title showdown between the only undefeated women at the eight-player season-ending tournament. Tennis – WTA Tour Finals – Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore – October 27, 2018 Sloane Stephens of the U.S. celebrates winning
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Chicago Bears first-year coach Matt Nagy already has a three-game winning streak on his brief resume. FILE PHOTO: Oct 14, 2018; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy looks on against the Miami Dolphins during the second half at Hard Rock Stadium. The Dolphins won in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY
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The Minnesota Timberwolves are showing “no inclination” to accept Houston’s offer of four first-round draft picks and two players for disgruntled All-Star guard Jimmy Butler, according to a report. Oct 19, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves forward Jimmy Butler (23) looks on during the third quarter against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Target Center. Mandatory
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LeBron James had 28 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists to record his first triple-double with his new team, and the Los Angeles Lakers knocked the visiting Denver Nuggets from the ranks of the unbeaten with a 121-114 victory Thursday. Oct 25, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) goes
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Ferrari’s Formula One title contender Sebastian Vettel has suggested his recent series of spins may have been caused by aerodynamics rather than driver error. FILE PHOTO: Oct 20, 2018; Austin, TX, USA; Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany is interviewed after qualifying for the Unites States Grand Prix at Circuit of
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Brian Boyle has three goals and an assist through his first six games for the New Jersey Devils this season, but he has a bigger reason than stats to possess a positive outlook. Oct 20, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; New Jersey Devils center Brian Boyle (11) celebrates his goal with left wing Taylor Hall (9)
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(Reuters) – The Boston Red Sox used the highest-scoring offense in Major League Baseball and stellar pitching to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 and seize command of the World Series on Wednesday. Oct 24, 2018; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox outfielder J.D. Martinez hits a two-run single against the Los Angeles Dodgers in
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Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton received a $15,000 fine from the NBA on Wednesday for public criticism of officiating, while Washington Wizards forward Markieff Morris received a similar fine for unsportsmanlike conduct. FILE PHOTO: October 22, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton watches game action against the
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MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – FIFA president Gianni Infantino will put his controversial plans for two new international soccer tournaments to a vote at Friday’s meeting of the body’s ruling council, a spokesman for the governing body told Reuters on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: FIFA President Gianni Infantino attends a news conference at the Luzhniki Stadium in
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Sidney Crosby scored a highlight goal at 2:12 of overtime Tuesday to give the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins a 6-5 win over the Edmonton Oilers in a back-and-forth game. Oct 23, 2018; Edmonton, Alberta, CAN; Pittsburgh Penguins forward Sidney Crosby (87) scores the overtime winning goal against Edmonton Oilers goaltender Cam Talbot (33) at Rogers Place.
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