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(Reuters) – The National Football League will try to find a way to move on from the controversial issue of players protesting during the national anthem before games when it meets with team owners in New York this week for a regularly-scheduled meeting. The gesture by players who say they are protesting racial inequality and
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LONDON (Reuters) – Tyrrell Hatton hardly got carried away after winning his second successive tournament on Sunday. The 26-year-old Englishman may be on golf’s hottest streak right now after bagging almost two million dollars in eight days, but the 25-year-old chose to celebrate winning the Italian Open by taking his caddie out for a burger.
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(The Sports Xchange) – Free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL, accusing the 32 owners of collusion, his legal team announced on Sunday. Kaepernick has remained unemployed through the first six weeks of the NFL season, even when injuries to other quarterbacks created job openings. He retained attorney Mark Geragos to represent
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(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Saturday’s Major League Baseball playoff games: Astros 2, Yankees 1 Carlos Correa delivered a walk-off double against Aroldis Chapman, salvaging a superb effort by Justin Verlander and giving Houston the win over visiting New York in Game Two of the American League Championship Series. The Astros will take a
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(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights from Major League Baseball’s playoff game on Friday: Astros 2, Yankees 1 Dallas Keuchel continued his mastery of the New York Yankees, twirling seven shutout innings to pace the Houston Astros to a 2-1 victory in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series. Keuchel (1-0) surrendered only four hits
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(The Sports Xchange) – The New York Yankees tabbed right-hander Masahiro Tanaka to start Friday’s opener of the American League Championship Series against the host Houston Astros. The Yankees announced their rotation on Thursday, one day after defeating the Cleveland Indians in Game 5 of the AL Division Series. Right-hander Luis Severino will start Saturday’s
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ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss prosecutors have opened a criminal investigation into Jerome Valcke, the banned former FIFA secretary general, and Nasser Al-Khelaifi, the chief executive of Qatar’s beIN Media, over World Cup broadcasting deals. The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG) said on Thursday it suspected Valcke accepted “undue advantages” in connection with
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(The Sports Xchange) – The Boston Red Sox fired manager John Farrell on Wednesday, two days after his team was eliminated from the playoffs. Farrell, who managed the Red Sox since 2013, will not return for the 2018 season, president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski announcement. The team said a search for a new manager
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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer resumed their battle for the year-end number one ranking with imperious victories to reach the third round of the Shanghai Masters on Wednesday. Top seed Nadal extended his winning streak to 13 matches with a 6-2 6-1 demolition of American Jared Donaldson in the Qi Zhong Stadium
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