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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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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt has been offered a professional football contract by the Central Coast Mariners, the Australian A-League club said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – Central Coast Mariners v Central Coast Select – Central Coast Stadium, Gosford, Australia – August 31, 2018 Central Coast Mariners’ Usain Bolt in
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt managed to upstage the first weekend of Australia’s A-League season without kicking a ball after his agent said he had been offered a professional contract by the Central Coast Mariners. FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – Central Coast Mariners v Central Coast Select – Central Coast Stadium, Gosford,
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Yogi Ferrell stole the ball from Russell Westbrook and scored a buzzer-beating layup at the end of the first half, capping a flurry that helped the Sacramento Kings build a double-digit lead en route to a 131-120 victory over the host Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday night. Oct 21, 2018; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma
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MILWAUKEE — Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Cody Bellinger acknowledged feeling “ice cold” late Saturday night. Oct 20, 2018; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig (66) hits a three-run home run against the Milwaukee Brewers in the sixth inning in game seven of the 2018 NLCS playoff baseball series at Miller Park.
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AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel was fastest in final practice for the U.S. Grand Prix on Saturday, a race that could hand the championship to his Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton for a fifth time. Oct 19, 2018; Austin, TX, USA; Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel (5) of Germany during practice for the United States
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After 13 seasons in the NHL, forward Jordin Tootoo has decided to retire, making the announcement on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Apr 2, 2017; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks right wing Jordin Tootoo (22) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the third period against the Boston Bruins at United Center. Boston won 3-2. Mandatory
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LONDON (Reuters) – Wimbledon will introduce a final set tiebreak starting from next year’s Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC), organizers said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: A spectator photographs a plaque attached to the wall of number 18 court after the match in 2010 that lasted more than 11 hours, between John
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J.D. Martinez and Rafael Devers clubbed home runs, David Price twirled six scoreless innings, and the Boston Red Sox eliminated the defending champion Houston Astros with a 4-1 victory in Game 5 of the American League Championship Series on Thursday. Oct 18, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Boston Red Sox players and staff pose for a
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(Reuters) – World number one Simona Halep pulled out of next week’s WTA Finals due to a lower back injury on Thursday, handing first alternate Kiki Bertens a spot at the season-ending eight-woman event in Singapore for the first time. FILE PHOTO: Romania’s Simona Halep celebrates with the French Open trophy at Roland Garros, Paris,
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(Reuters) – The United States women’s soccer team won their eighth CONCACAF Championship with a 2-0 over Canada on Wednesday in Frisco, Texas as both sides continued to build toward next year’s World Cup. Oct 17, 2018; Frisco, TX, USA; United States forward Alex Morgan (middle) celebrates with teammates after defeating Canada in the 2018
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MADRID (Reuters) – The focus of the new-look Davis Cup should be about teams and not individuals, Gerard Pique said on Wednesday, brushing aside concerns that top names such as Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will not want to participate in next year’s competition. Gerard Pique, FC Barcelona player and founder of investment group Kosmos,
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The Colorado Buffaloes wanted to go into their matchup with Washington undefeated and prepared to get a signature win. The Huskies were hoping to bring momentum into their Saturday game against the Buffaloes. FILE PHOTO: Oct 13, 2018; Eugene, OR, USA; Washington Huskies head coach Chris Petersen throws a pass to receivers before a game
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(Reuters) – A late goal from Edison Flores canceled out Joshua Sargent’s earlier strike and gave Peru a deserved 1-1 draw with the United States in Connecticut on Tuesday. Oct 16, 2018; East Hartford, CT, USA; Peru midfielder Edison Flores (20) scores against the United States in the second half during an international friendly soccer
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LONDON (Reuters) – The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said on Tuesday it will delay the implementation of its new eligibility rules for female classification due to the legal challenge by South Africa’s Caster Semenya. Athletics – Diamond League – Letzigrund Stadium, Zurich, Switzerland – August 30, 2018 Caster Semenya of South Africa wins
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(Reuters) – Three-time Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman on Monday spoke out against USA Gymnastics’ choice for its interim president and chief executive, saying survivors of sexual abuse “deserve better.” FILE PHOTO: Victim and Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman speaks at the sentencing hearing for Larry Nassar, a former team USA Gymnastics doctor who pleaded
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The Atlanta Braves agreed to a two-year contract with manager Brian Snitker. FILE PHOTO: Oct 5, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Atlanta Braves manager Brian Snitker (43) looks on from the during out prior to game two of the 2018 NLDS playoff baseball series against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Richard
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